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> Fanboys hijack Nintendo Wikipedia entry (Addict 3D), And really, what could be more edifying?
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post Fri 10th November 2006, 7:49am
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This morning at 11:10 AM CST and presumably by either a friend of Sony or Microsoft, someone sabotaged Nintendo's Wikipedia entry replacing the full article with the following thoughtful and provocative statement: "Nintendo Sucks!!!!!1" In the short moments before Wikipedia admins could get the correct page back up, the assailant successfully misled several would-be Nintendo fans to assume the

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post Fri 10th November 2006, 8:11am
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Well, that's just fine by me. I'm perfectly happy sticking with my trusty ol' Atari 2600, at least for the time being anyway.
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post Fri 10th November 2006, 8:55am
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The link redirects to some blog, that says the real source is http://www.joystiq.com/2006/11/09/fanboys-...ikipedia-entry/ , which adds in the real last line "This is all according to an unsubstantiated Digger and Flickr user. "

Somebody vandalized the article and then boasted on digg that they had convinced people that Nintendo went out of business because "Nintendo Sucks!!!!!1" would be what it's Wikipedia article would officially change to.
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post Tue 14th November 2006, 12:36am
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<img src=http://news.google.com/news?imgefp=cjZmfidw0oQJ&imgurl=www.kotaku.com/assets/resources/2006/11/wikipedia_lockdown.jpg width=68 height=79 alt="" border=1>Wikipedia Locks Down Nintendo, Sony Entries
Kotaku.com, NY - 27 minutes ago
Tired of the common "Nintendo Sucks!!!!!1"-esque edits to Wikipedia entries for console manufacturers Sony and Nintendo, Wikipedia has disabled the editing ...
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post Mon 13th November 2006, 11:31pm
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Wikipedia closes Wii, PS3, Sony entries
GameSpot - 2 hours ago
Web encyclopedia Wikipedia--which allows anyone to write or edit its entries--has locked down its pages relating to Sony and Nintendo's next-generation ...
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post Mon 13th November 2006, 11:49pm
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Virtual vandalism the latest weapon in the next-generation console wars.

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post Tue 14th November 2006, 10:54am
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Wikipedia locks Wii and PS3 entries
Crave, UK - 36 minutes ago
Web encyclopaedia Wikipedia -- which allows anyone to write or edit its entries -- has locked down its pages relating to Sony and Nintendo's next-generation ...
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post Tue 14th November 2006, 1:25pm
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<img src=http://news.google.com/news?imgefp=DQVC6qqjiL8J&imgurl=www.digitaljournal.com/images/photo/Wikipedia.jpg width=80 height=80 alt="" border=1>Wikipedia closes Wii, PS3, Sony entries
DigitalJournal.com, Canada - 17 minutes ago
Wikipedia has locked down its pages relating to Sony and Nintendo's next-generation consoles after continued vandalism. Users have ...
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post Tue 14th November 2006, 12:02pm
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Wikipedia closes Wii, PS3, Sony entries
DigitalJournal.com, Canada - 2 hours ago
Wikipedia has locked down its pages relating to Sony and Nintendo's next-generation consoles after continued vandalism. Users have ...
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post Tue 14th November 2006, 5:42pm
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<img src=http://news.google.com/news?imgefp=nMnfBpqqyRkJ&imgurl=www.nintendorevolution.ca/images/wikipedia.jpg width=79 height=75 alt="" border=1>Nintendo Wii And PS3: Wikipedia Lockdown
NintendoRevolution.ca, Canada - 31 minutes ago
by Marcy Franklin. It's a very sad day when Wii and PS3 entries on Wikipedia have to be locked down because of repeated tomfoolery from crazed fanboys. ...
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post Tue 14th November 2006, 10:36pm
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Wikipedia Shootout: PS3, Wii, Xbox 360 Vandalized
GamePro.com - 24 minutes ago
The entries of the PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360 on Wikipedia, free to open-source information editing, have been virtually vandalized. ...
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post Tue 14th November 2006, 10:34pm
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GameSpot reports that Wikipedia has closed the next-gen console entries because of nigh-onto constant defacement from angry fanbois. From the article: "Last week the complete Nintendo company page was replaced with the phrase "Nintendo Sucks!!!!!!!!!" briefly before the Web site reloaded the original entry. Previous vandalism efforts include someone doodling on a Hitler moustache and horns on the

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