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I Love Wikipedia

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    I am obsessed with it! Ok so a lot of the random articles are pointless crap that I don't care about, but every once in awhile I find something worth reading that I normally wouldn't even think to look up otherwise. ^.^
    wack1985 wack1985 26-30, F Nov 17, 2009

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    I Donated One Us Dollar to Wikipedia

    I would trust the people who contribute to wikipedia over any elite academics with their own personal biases any day.  
    AlbinoPolarBear AlbinoPolarBear 22-25, M Nov 23, 2008

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    Great Resource

    I sometimes find myself playing the wikipedia endless link game. I'll look up something, see something related in the article, think "that's interesting", and click on that. The pattern continues until I suddenly realize I spend an hour reading about stuff I wasn't intending...
    MisterTickle MisterTickle 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 3, 2012

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    Why Do I Forget The Obvious?

      Why do I forget the obvious? Wikipedia, The Peoples' Encyclopedia So often the answer is there - one click away! We have to remember it is written by 'us' (can be edited by anyone!) and so can sometimes include errors - however that being said it is a quick way...
    glenara glenara 66-70, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2010

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    Where else can you read about video games

    and then 5 min later about nuclear fission
    Amandakellyxoxo Amandakellyxoxo 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    Wikipedia Is The Best

    I like Wikipedia because the information in it is much more accessible and trusteable than most of the other sites on the net. And the design is open and energetic, much better than most other web sites that actually have some good info in them.  And neither is criticism one of...
    RishabhTheJackass RishabhTheJackass 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 15, 2011

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    Used On A Frequent Daily Basis.!

    If I can't get an encyclopedia, book version, I love to use Wikipedia as a resource. I find it informative. Most people keep saying its not a reliable resource. But for me I used it for my college essays and book reports and I've got an A- average. So it must be a great source. I...
    ThereIsNoName ThereIsNoName 31-35, F Oct 3, 2013

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    Most of the Time

    I love searching through all the articles and finding out things I didn't know. The one thing I don't like though is that wikipedia can't give a straight answer. I wanted to know how protein is good for you, but, no, wikipedia didn't mention that, just went on about amino acids...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2007

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    I Wikipedia.org Everything

    From MJ (in all forms including groups and his aliases) to everything.  I don't think there is a subject i haven't wikipedia'd
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 22, 2009

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    The Chain Reaction

    Wiki is heaven for people who are too easily fascinated, like me, haha.  I can start off reading about some government's history for a project, then find myself still at the site hours later, happily feasting off the most random stuff ever, like how Nicole Kidman was...
    EPGrace EPGrace 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6, 2008

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    I Think Wikipedia Is the Face...

    ... of the future of information. Have you seen wikibooks (http://www.wikibooks.org/) and wikiversity? (http://www.wikiversity.org/)  Definitely worth checking out if you haven't already. I think there is a real strength to opening up information to the masses while...
    zenandi zenandi 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 18, 2008

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    Wikipedia Owns

    Wikipedia owns. Its not as cool as tuppaware, but still pretty cool. I strongly recommend you get stoned as you possible can then get on the wikipedia website and research teodora indepth whilst listening to heavy metal in the background.
    aintitthelife aintitthelife 18-21, F Aug 16, 2008

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    Re: Wikipeida

    Thanks to wikipeida. I can find meaning of a word that  I don't know the mean of.  
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Apr 30, 2008

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    It's Not Perfect But It's Pretty Darn Good

    When someone here says something (questions are great for being triggers to check out The Great Wiki) about something I do not know personally I like to go check.My most recent foray was to check on the authors of my favorite childhood books and verify titles. I was interested in...
    CFOM CFOM 70+, M 1 Response Jun 28, 2012

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    Useful

    I find it a useful tool. While it may not be everything, it certainly helps if you're researching a topic. I have even made my own updates where I can verify it from other valid sources or through local knowledge.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 10, 2010

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    I get a kick out of clicking on linked articles

    or even clicking on the "Random Article" link. Were it not for Wikipedia, I'd have never known what a "glottal stop" was. :-)
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M Apr 11

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    Aaah, Wiki...

    It's such a handy tool for whiling away the hours. I love how I can start by looking up an article about something mundane, and then three clicks later I'm reading about some hideous disease, torture method or fetish. ...Which probably gives all sorts of wrong impressions about...
    spektor spektor 18-21, F Jan 7, 2009

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    You Can Find Anything !

    I often wondered how it'd be if wikipedia didn't exist. My school homework'd last much longer to do. You can find almost everything there- and I love that it's open and everybody can participate. Even when it can be abused. Just- thank you Wikipedia for everything !
    nicerain nicerain 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 23, 2008

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    Why I Love Wikipedia

    I just love how anything you want, almost anything you want to know, is just a click of a button away... If it weren't for Wikipedia, then it would be a lot harder trying to find information - I know anyone can edit it; but that makes it better so there's always someone who knows...
    Bambini Bambini 13-15 Jul 19, 2011

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    Great For Most Things

    but from time to time you'll search for something and not find any realinfo on it, or find info, but in the form of opinion stated as fact. Still a great site and concept, just make sure not too use it when researching a paper or writing a speech, etc
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2007

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    I Can Read Stuff For Hours.

    I can read stuff on Wikipedia for hours. Often I'll search one thing, and I'll find so many other things through the words that go to another link. And then I'll have ten different tabs open and will try to check them out. Of course, I also check out the links on the tabs I...
    animallover110293 animallover110293 18-21, F May 29, 2013

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    Useful

    I like Wikipedia and use it for looking for random stuff - ie meanings for certain words or to find out information about people. It certainly comes in handy although I did notice previously that some of the article were out of date.  
    TheatreGirl TheatreGirl 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15, 2008

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    Never Let Me Down Yet

    I know all the warnings, check your references.  But, I don't care I love this site!  It has yet to disappoint me.  I always find something on there that is interesting & informative.  No matter what I search for, there it is!!  So cool.
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2008

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    Love It!

    When I got Internet Explorer 8, they let me put wikipedia as an option for my search bar, so no matter where I am, I can just type in my search box and directly search Wikipedia...it's a beautiful thing.
    shygirl14 shygirl14 26-30, F Sep 14, 2009

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    Wikipedia, I Would Marry You.

    If it was a person that is. I use Wikipedia for practically everything but what I like the most is when you're researching a person. I like it when you're doing that because it shows a picture, and some information about them along with their article. I have a Wikipedia app on...
    blababy0990 blababy0990 22-25, F Feb 11, 2010

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    Always There

    it may not be the world's credible source, but it sure does contain a lot of information about almost everything in the entire universe! ok, that may be an exaggeration but you know what i mean, fellow wikipedia-lovers.
    madamoiselle madamoiselle 16-18, F Jul 20, 2008

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    Triumph

    The other day, my husband was talking about turbinado, the raw sugar that lots of people put in coffee. I said it sounded like a fish. He refused to believe that any fish had a name similar to that, but I looked it up on Wikipedia, and there it was, shining like a beacon in the...
    BookNerd BookNerd 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 26, 2008

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    Its Becoming One Of My Favorite Sites!!

    yes, wikipedia is fast becoming one of my favorite websites lol, such a good site, crammed full of informatioin!! whenever i need to to know something,wether its something interesting or something totally lame, i always go straight to wikipedia cos i know it will always give me...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M Feb 25, 2012

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    Its Brilliant

    i use it a least once a day, i know it can be unreliable but its great if you want to find out something fast.
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M Sep 20, 2008

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    The World's Greatest Online Encyclopedia

    If you don't like Wikipedia, you are simply a glutton for punishment. I love it - I can find information on just about anything on Wikipedia and it's always being updated and improved. Like anything else, you may get wrong information here and there but for the most part, it's a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 19, 2009

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    Surfin!

    I love to follow links on Wikipedia.  If I am reading a topic and I see a subject that I know little about    CLICK    and then I continue to educate myself.  People claim that wikipedia isn't the best source of info, but it works for me...
    wikkedirish wikkedirish 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 6, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    Wikipedia is not fool-proof. It is not like books that has been reviewed by someone in the same field as the book's topic. Sometimes, many experts are consulted in writing a book...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 1 Response Aug 2

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    The smell of rain on the dry Earth! The word is constructed from Greek, petros, meaning ‘stone’ + ichor, the fluid that flows in the veins of the gods in Greek mythology. It is...
    GarnetRoses GarnetRoses 22-25, F Aug 9

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    Now please don't get mad, I am a huge fan of Batman, but I have never actually owned/ purchased a comic. I don't live anywhere near a comic store, which sucks. I get most of the...
    InMiseryWeSeekBacon InMiseryWeSeekBacon 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    The tour begins at 5:30 PM with the Langham Melbourne on the 1st working day on the tour. When earning flight preparations, be sure to allow ample time to assert luggage and...
    Noelict Noelict 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I want to name my first girl Annabel Lee It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of Annabel Lee...
    Alibooksaplenty Alibooksaplenty 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I sent this to my SOS. What do you think if you got it ? Just curious ... Good night babe. You're on my mind. I was thinking... Do you think I write you here too much? To you...
    dsuzy dsuzy 36-40, F 2 hrs ago

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    Come and join me! The dawn had birthed the day so pale And the far winds blew a'howling The snow fell soft upon the dale And the young man felt a calling He got his father's horse...
    LachlannArasgain LachlannArasgain 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    Watching hitchhiker now with sean bean as the main :)))) watch this! Its a thumbs up for me :)))) Love the bf guy :3 he loves his girl lots :))) envy envy lololol
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I love the show skins obviously (uk version) I watched all seasons in 3 days I loved it.!!!
    Peachsss123 Peachsss123 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    August 23. Self Care. "When will we become lovable? When will we feel safe? When will we get all the protection, nurturing, and love we so richly deserve? We will get it when we...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 53 mins ago

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    The female body is heaven on earth. I know it sounds cheesy but it's the cheesy over used lines like that, that hold value. To be more specific I love females that stay natural and...
    terreljones terreljones 26-30, M 27 mins ago

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    My friends have got a new dog named broom (don't know if thats how they spell her name) she has a love growl! If you want to know more comment or pm me
    madison57 madison57 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    This here is loveeeee. I only date small/fit guys.
    JustKnee JustKnee 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    I love my man to death. I've never gone and done as much stuff for anyone other than him. Wish he was here by my side. Soon.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    So my sister just got her first boyfriend and is now CONTINUALLY playing the sound Stay With Me by Sam Smith, which is pretty much like their theme song. So I go daydreaming like...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    Is there anything else to say? I love cats, and black cats are adorable
    NyBrid NyBrid 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    For the last two years I've been hungry, hungry for love hungry for someone to feel the same way as me. Where is that person. Do these people even exists?! Things in life get...
    rebecca1624 rebecca1624 22-25, F 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Traveling is so my thing! It's just something about packing, not being home, and seeing new places outside of my hometown that I love so much! If it weren't so expensive I'd travel...
    raisetheroof raisetheroof 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Wings by Birdy :) love it
    genesis99 genesis99 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    yep it is true;i believe in it love can't understand what age your or what situation your in.it comes and destroy you.........:)
    knowmeevery knowmeevery 18-21, F 7 Responses 2 hrs ago