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> Electric knife, Hip and buttock padding
thekohser
post Thu 13th December 2007, 6:12pm
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QUOTE(Emperor @ Thu 13th December 2007, 1:03pm) *

I think it's hilarious that now we're days later and they're still fighting to keep the article exactly the way it was, and in addition the Transvamp Publications book has been added as the sole reference. You can be sure by this point that hundreds of people from the Wikipedia community have looked at it, but they can't fix it because they're all afraid of crossing an admin.

This goes to prove that Wikipedia is not self-correcting as advertised. We have a clear case of article quality starting bad, and then deteriorating even after members of the community became aware of it.

Indeed, Emperor. This is an excellent case in point:

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I am very uncomfortable with the so-called "source" that is being used to bolster the notion that electric knives are commonly used by transvestites to shape polyurethane foam to make their asses and hips look more womanly. The [http://www.transvamp.com/books/ site] where these non-ISBN books are sold is clearly just a marketing effort -- where else would we see individual titles lumped together into a bundled discount like that? This reference is making a mockery of Wikipedia. I'll give it a couple of days for others to try to make this into a serious article, but if that doesn't happen, I have little choice but to either improve the article or to make a mockery of it by finding WP:RS's to support all kinds of fascinating claims about electric knives. Don't make me do the latter. -- [[User:ZD Netman|ZD Netman]] ([[User talk:ZD Netman|talk]]) 05:16, 13 December 2007 (UTC)

DELETED by the college sophomore Admin:Krimpet, with comment "buh-bye".


This is the sort of petty conflict that Wikipediots need to get in check, and fast. They are merely nurturing a whole new generation of angry vandals interested only in making them look even more stupid. Krimpet could be my next "JzG" or "Durova" project. Are you sure you want that, Krimpet?

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post Thu 13th December 2007, 6:18pm
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post Thu 13th December 2007, 7:38pm
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Would it be agreed that a particular user (AliceJMarkham) has demonstrated a sort of conflict of interest or POV-pushing (based on his/her editing history), to incorporate the use of the electric knife as a device to shape hip and buttock padding, in a short article in Wikipedia?

Yet, User:ZD Netman is indefinitely blocked, and User:AliceJMarkham continues to edit transvestite POV into articles as dispersed as "electric knife".

If it weren't the Wikipedia we know and love, an outside observer would think it's a spoof of an encyclopedia!

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post Fri 14th December 2007, 12:09am
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QUOTE(thekohser @ Thu 13th December 2007, 2:38pm) *

Would it be agreed that a particular user (AliceJMarkham) has demonstrated a sort of conflict of interest or POV-pushing (based on his/her editing history), to incorporate the use of the electric knife as a device to shape hip and buttock padding, in a short article in Wikipedia?


She's done some solid vandal-fighting work on Genderfuck.

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QUOTE(thekohser @ Thu 13th December 2007, 2:38pm) *

Would it be agreed that a particular user (AliceJMarkham) has demonstrated a sort of conflict of interest or POV-pushing (based on his/her editing history), to incorporate the use of the electric knife as a device to shape hip and buttock padding, in a short article in Wikipedia?


She's done some solid vandal-fighting work on Genderfuck.


more evidence that WP UK admins were all recruited by Gerard & Harem during their weekly Rocky Horror Picture Show outings

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more evidence that WP UK admins were all recruited by Gerard & Harem during their weekly Rocky Horror Picture Show outings

Finally, the real reason for the Runcorn desysop.
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post Fri 14th December 2007, 9:30am
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Well, it seems that TransVamp is not a WP:RS , so now we have NASA and a costuming book (with an ISBN number, though) as references, although the trannie angle seems to have been left by the wayside for the moment...

I liked this article much better with the murder and trannie business intact...
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post Fri 28th December 2007, 4:32pm
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more evidence that WP UK admins were all recruited by Gerard & Harem during their weekly Rocky Horror Picture Show outings


Rofl.

I never thought about what an obvious association that was.

But you know none of the teenagers and 20 somethings will "get" that.

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A recent thread where I posted my now-infamous image of a "troll-roasted turkey" led me to go back into my photo archives from that eventful day of feasting, and look what I found!

This snapshot brings it all together:

Electric knife (not to be used to shape hip-and-buttock padding)!

ED-verified "Cheeto-colored beaver teeth"!

Troll-roasted turkey!

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If you can't make fun of yourself, who can you make fun of?

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All that in one picture!
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Wait, that's _your_ turkey?

It seems to have been sacrificed - I wonder if the user who made that appreciates the irony
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You've gotta love this article:

Electric Knife

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The actual advent of the electric knife has been a bone of contention amongst inventors. Most attribute the invention of the knife to Jerome “Jerry” Murray.[1] However, Alaskan Renaissance Man Dick Rubbins was well known for voicing claim to the invention. Rubbins put on several public demonstrations in the Juneau area touting the usefulness of the knife and selling several hundred of them to onlookers in the early 1970s. To demonstrate the power of the knife, Rubbins instructed members of the crowd to hurl tomatoes in his direction whereby he would cleave them in mid air. During his demonstration on the fateful day of June 14, 1972, Rubbins missed an overthrown tomato and slammed the electric knife onto the steel cutting board below. The power of the collision caused mechanism holding the blades to instantly fragment. Onlookers watched in horror as the surgically sharpened blade sliced off three quarters of Rubbin’s nose. Rumor has it Rubbins finished the show, still managed to sell 14 electric knives, and later invented the prosthetic nose.


"Dick Rubbins" heh heh

12 days and counting.
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later invented the prosthetic nose.

Did not Tycho Brahe (T-H-L-K-D) have such a nose some 400 years ago? laugh.gif
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12 days and counting.


Either nobody reads, or people don't bother to edit, even if AliceJMarkham disappeared with all of her hip-and-buttock paddings.
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