Top Ten Worst Things About WikipediaI love Wikipedia as much as the next person, but that doesn't make it any less annoying than the rest of the big websites out there.
The Top Ten
I wonder what kind of person thinks its funny to replace an entire article about Abraham Lincoln with "LOLZ HEZ TEH SUX" or some other nonsense. I guess it takes a stupid person.
I once looked up John Lennon, the musician, and someone had replaced his entire youth with a biography of John Lenin, founder of the USSR. I hate Wikivandals. - argon8
A lot of vandalism isn't even clever, and if it goes unnoticed for a while (yes, this occasionally happens) it's sometimes a real pain in the bum to clean up. So sad to see some people would rather destroy something than build it. - Entranced98
I guess this must be a pain in the butt for dedicated users to clean up. Fortunately, there's bots such as ClueBot NG that help out. - drdevilV 12 Comments
there are some untrue info from this site so evidences must support the idea of the writer involved - ronluna
This one is much worse than vandalism because you might get an important fact wrong because Wikipedia told you it was right! I guess you just have to be smart enough to check 2 or 3 sites.
They once said that John Quincy Adams was the 2nd president of the US!
This breaks one's bally heart, wot wot. - HezarioSethV 1 Comment
All it takes for you to delete their (non-constructive) edit before they start harping on you, saying you're destorying their right to free speech, or claim that there is an underground conspiracy against them.
People put these things on here not robots. Never trust it
It's just a site.
Some people use it as their Facebook. O_O I thought I was sad... - sameera62
very incomplete details about the release date, cd, album, dvd, cover, contents, singer, band, discography. - ronluna
only japanese wikipedia has the largest information, english has lot of details but it lacks - ronluna
there are list of japanese bands in english which is incomplete - ronluna
It stink's when that happens, it's Annoying - fernandodiazjr.V 1 Comment
This bothers me anywhere. - asdfalexia
Typos are so annoying! - Draxulaura
So annoying! If you really watch Winx Club, you should know that its spelled 'Sophix' not 'Sofix'. - BlueTopazIceVanilla
Wheats roon wief mie spealeanV 1 Comment
The website claims that all users should practice civility towards other users. Evidently that doesn't apply to administrators. About 75% are some of the most power-hungry emotionally-unstable people out there. All you have to do is disagree with them once, and BAM! You're gone for life
I agree. There are so many overzealous admins on this site. - DLindsleyV 2 Comments
For a free-content encyclopedia that allows you to plagarize its content, they sure have an awful big fit if you don't put every little letter into your own words, and than pounce on you for POV violations.
Ah yes, the ones whose lives revolve around Googling stuff they agree with, and pushing it onto other people. Seriously, read the rules folks. Your essay about how the War in Iraq was the right way to go or the vast Anti-Communist conspiracy doesn't belong.
I'm a mod-con and I hate it when people (yes yes even conservatives) push their views on others. Hey if we didn't have conservatives and liberals there would be no point in being America. - fireinside96
The infamous page-move vandal now has millions of unoriginal, uncreative clones. Boring!
It's funny watching them change their policy on what images can and cannot be used every other day, and then complain that Wikipedia's articles are useless without images.
This is annoying. This has lead to good pictures being shrunken, which makes them less pleasant. - drdevil
That's right because the Spanish Wikipedia isn't the same as the English Wikipedia, many things are different: the information, the album covers (in the Spanish there isn't images for the album covers) and many other things - rock2metal
This is so annoying. You always use Wikipedia for work, then when you hand it in he/she says "what were your sources? " Oh shut up
I can kinda see why, though. It isn't always reliable. I think they should at least let you get info from it as long as there's sources to back it up. - drdevil
Then you visit the site and figure it out yourself next day: I don't know what I am teaching today.
Anyone who was a member in 2005 remembers how controversial userboxes were. People thought that it was worth banning members and doing mass deletions over a set of harmless HTML. Such drama!
While most of his observations are dead-on about the site, it's annoying have to deal with his fans who insist on vandalizing every darn page on there to upgrade it to "Truthiness."
I want the real answer, not some crap that obviously makes no sense
The most complicated part is that every time I search for literatures a picture of Tom Sawyer is even more annoying when I download a Wiki app.
When I'm trying find something out there is all this complicated crap
I agree it should be short and simple
Oh god, this makes me want to go out and buy something, or support something I don't normally support. - dureckl
Sometimes there's too much to fit on a page! Put the characters on the same page.
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