Why are people so dismissive of Wikipedia?

Answer The problem with Wikipedia is the same as with any encyclopedia - it provides information, not training.The people who rant against Wikipedia are often people who tried to edit an article to add so... Read More »

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Why are so many people completely dismissive of the swine flu?

It does raise serious questions about where this brand new, never before seen virus came from, especially since it cannot be contracted from eating pork products, and has never before been seen in ... Read More »

Why is the wikipedia section on Yahoo answers only answered by people who hate wikipedia?

There are three main reasons that people will attempt to contribute to an information service like Wikipedia or Yahoo! Answers.First, there are people who contribute because they genuinely want to ... Read More »

Do famous people pay people to write their Wikipedia articles Or write them themselves?

Only the mildly famous write their own Wikipedia articles. The truly famous have enough crazed fans and anti-fans to write their article without being asked, whether or not the celebrity wants it.I... Read More »

Why do people on wikipedia?

If it's crappy, it needs to be changed! But yes, some of the people who edit wikipedia are huge losers who have no life...though some are cool and just know a lot of stuff and whant to share their ... Read More »