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Old 11th-March-2016, 09:32 PM   #51
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how can you not dig wikipedia? it is not the best source for particulars but it is the best source
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Old 11th-March-2016, 10:01 PM   #52
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how can you not dig wikipedia? it is not the best source for particulars but it is the best source
No. The best source is love and self-confidence.

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Old 11th-March-2016, 10:18 PM   #53
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how can you not dig wikipedia? it is not the best source for particulars but it is the best source
I use it to find definitions within the concepts so that I have more words in which to plug into various search engines. I rarely use the information on wiki.
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Old 11th-March-2016, 11:52 PM   #54
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Its quick and easy.

Anyone mention that yet?
I just did, with less words! hahaha (that is so, atypical.)

convenience.


Wiki is smart because convenience is king. not content.
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Wikipedia is like the McDonalds of knowledge.
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Wikipedia is like the McDonalds of knowledge.
No, it's like the medium-sized well-rounded grocery store of knowledge that occasionally takes in a bad batch of grapes by accident. Don't get silly!!!
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Old 12th-March-2016, 11:08 AM   #57
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No, it's like the medium-sized well-rounded grocery store of knowledge that occasionally takes in a bad batch of grapes by accident. Don't get silly!!!
I like this metaphor. Don't get too proud tho.
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Old 12th-March-2016, 11:16 AM   #58
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It's ok for factual information, but for opinions I would rather put my faith in a trusted authority figure.
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Old 13th-March-2016, 02:10 PM   #59
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If there`s a better alternative to Wikipedia, I`m the first to raise my hand in saying that I wish to know about it. Please let me know of such a site if and when it comes into existence. Until then, I`ll keep using (and appreciating) Wikipedia.
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The good thing about it is that it connects a bunch of topics through links, so that you can discover new things fast. But for the actual exposition of the topics themselves, it's pretty much useless. For that, one has books and academic papers.
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I like this metaphor. Don't get too proud tho.
Why would i?

If you think your giving me a minor compliment would put me at risk of getting too proud, obviously you're the one who's too proud.

I've got nothing against you per se, but when you're a 23 or something year old dude who thinks he's people's sensei grandpa, it gets kinda weird.
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