Saturday, December 7, 2013

Wikipedia Badges for aretards

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For absolute dead certain the most frustrating way to waste one's life whilst pretending to be a white hat Duddly Doright is to take on the 24/7/365 cadre of censors at Wikipedia.

What we have learned from fast experience, (as we attempt to spread the word about Kleargear) is that there are at very least half a dozen full time censors for every "contributor" and the singular motivation of every one of em is to get fukkin "Badges".

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How does it "work"? Suppose a public dope with more good intentions than discretion produces scads of pooh on WIKI and then watches as seven (countem) censors reduce the work to a few sentences, with each censor congratulating the one before, thereby acculmulating points for the next "Badge".

True, false, perfectly referenced, designed to stop fraud or not it gets censored, usually in seconds. Editorship of Wikipedia is now 92% male while contributors have dropped 70% over the past 10 years. One doesn't need a brain enema to see why.