Wikipedia why do so may people in answers copy and paste?

Answer Because they're lazy, and have no capacity to answer the question directly. In some cases, the question isn't even answered at all. Even worse is when they don't quote Wikipedia as the source, even... Read More »

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Do you appreciate when people copy and paste answers in the Camera section?

If the copy-paste answers answer the original questions, what's the problem?There are only so many ways to answer the same question. If a person isn't able to spend a minute to preform a simple sea... Read More »

Does a beer expert really need to copy and paste answers like I do?

If you do I am sure it is because you have the ability to find and present answers in a concise and coherent manner. I think that you feel it saves you time and that you are good enough to leave th... Read More »

Wikipedia, cut and paste into Yahoo Answers. Aren't you tired of that bs ?

have often said the same. it use to be much worse. once half the anwers were cut and paste from wiki. improvement in that department. that is defeating the use of this forum. anybody can do a searc... Read More »

Is there a way to grab content from wikipedia other than the manual copy and paste?

You'll need a Query API (application programming interface) to provide you a way for your applications to query data directly from the MediaWiki servers. See details and example codes here -> http:... Read More »