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 Why do people volunteer to be an admin at Wikipedia?

Answer For all the same reasons of anyone voluteering elsewhere (or - as you do yourself - volunteer in editing wikipedia)To give a few possible reasons:* Doing something good* Make social contacts with p... Read More »
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Could I pay to use a Wikipedia admin account?

$100? That might be too low. Admin sock farmers would probably want more like $1,000. After all, grooming an admin account is a lot of hard work, involving a lot of brown-nosing. Or maybe if it's j... Read More »
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As a Wikipedia admin, what's the best way I can retaliate against a regular user?

First of all, let me be the one to say that you do deserve respect for being a Wikipedia admin. Imagine what would happen if the history guy showed up at the office of an academic journal and start... Read More »
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How would a criminal profiler react to being told a suspected serial killer is a Wikipedia admin?

I think the profiler would be very surprised - most serial killers are far more ethical, well-mannered, considerate, and self-respecting than the typical Wikipedia admin. Admittedly, that's not say... Read More »
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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 »
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