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    WAB on Wikipedia


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    It's been deleted now but it not-too-subtly accused WAB of being conservative-dominated and M21 in particular of disseminating false information.

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    Lol....

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    Maybe it was some stupid troll who was banned and felt bitter.

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    Hey, Sniper!! You're famous!! You made Wikipedia!! Congratulations.

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    I was (in)famous long before this particular event miss...

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    I wouldn't count on that article remaining on Wikipedia for long.

    There used to a WAB entry there but it was recently deleted for lack of relevence.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TopHatter
    I wouldn't count on that article remaining on Wikipedia for long.

    There used to a WAB entry there but it was recently deleted for lack of relevence.
    Whatever the case....I have to say, Sniper is a fun target.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TopHatter
    ...There used to a WAB entry there but it was recently deleted for lack of relevence.
    We used to have a thread here that quoted the old entry. I can't find it now, is the thread gone?

    I hope not, cause it was freakin hilarious, especially the part about snipe...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Julie
    Whatever the case....I have to say, Sniper is a fun target.
    Heh...a difficult one.

    Not many people walk away with a whole lot of assss left after they instigate me or challenge something that i'm strongly voicing an opinion on.

    In those cases when i'm wrong...i admit it.

    I also back the snot out of my arguments with expert types whenever possible, or i try and put out all the linked data.

    Predictably, the people that challenge me and get asss stomped tend to hold a grudge sometimes.

    Not my fault.

    Quote Originally Posted by highsea
    We used to have a thread here that quoted the old entry. I can't find it now, is the thread gone?

    I hope not, cause it was freakin hilarious, especially the part about snipe...
    Heh, and i never saw it.

    LOL...

    Quote Originally Posted by TopHatter
    I wouldn't count on that article remaining on Wikipedia for long.

    There used to a WAB entry there but it was recently deleted for lack of relevence.
    Hell they have an anal sex entry and a bunch of pages dedicated to porn(i had a guided tour by a certain Vixen luna and i both know last night, lol)...why can't WAB get no luvin'?

    Hehehe...
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    Quote Originally Posted by highsea
    We used to have a thread here that quoted the old entry. I can't find it now, is the thread gone?

    I hope not, cause it was freakin hilarious, especially the part about snipe...
    I remember what you're talking about and I don't believe that the tread was trashed.

    Basically a disgruntled WABer (can't remember which idiot it was) went into the first Wikipedia article and vandalized it, claiming it (WAB) has a strong right-wing bias, led by M21Sniper and aided and abetted by the Moderators, whom he listed by name (this was also back before Julie stepped down).

    I went in and restored the article to the previous Save and it was pretty much undisturbed until somebody nominated it for deletion due to lack of relevance.

    Probably what will happena again sooner or later.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TopHatter
    ...I went in and restored the article to the previous Save and it was pretty much undisturbed until somebody nominated it for deletion due to lack of relevance.

    Probably what will happena again sooner or later.
    But what happened to the copy we had here? Damn, I should have saved it- it was a classic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by highsea
    But what happened to the copy we had here? Damn, I should have saved it- it was a classic.
    Dunno

    I'm trying to do a search based on thread titles rather than content because Wikipedia is used so much for reference quotes.

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    I think it's gone.

    I searched titles for WAB, WIKI, Wikipedia, Famous, and World Affairs Board.

    Zip.
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    Quote Originally Posted by highsea
    I think it's gone.

    I searched titles for WAB, WIKI, Wikipedia, Famous, and World Affairs Board.

    Zip.
    I'd tell ya to search my name, but you'd be better off looking in the library of congress.

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