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post Sat 14th August 2010, 7:39am
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<img alt="" height="1" width="1" />AG Eric Holder Directs DOJ to Shut Down [b]Wikipedia[/b]
The Spoof (satire)
WASHINGTON DC - United States Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that the Department of Justice will be shutting down the Wikipedia website to ...



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post Sat 14th August 2010, 9:41am
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An encouraging word...

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Holder said that he was "appalled" by the leak.

Ottava take note. It's not that hard to utter the True Word that names your affective emotional state.
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post Sat 14th August 2010, 1:10pm
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That may be the worst Wikipedia-related "spoof" that I've ever read. Very unfunny. I'm not appalled, but I'm squarely disappointed.
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post Sun 15th August 2010, 6:54am
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QUOTE(thekohser @ Sat 14th August 2010, 8:10am) *

That may be the worst Wikipedia-related "spoof" that I've ever read. Very unfunny. I'm not appalled, but I'm squarely disappointed.

It's user-generated content, though, and as I learned from my Uncyclopedia experience, crowdsourcing is not the best way to produce comedy material of lasting value.

Then again, a wiki is theoretically a better way to do that than a fake news site with bylines - at least on a wiki, people can come along and change stuff that isn't very funny. Unfortunately, they also change stuff that is very funny.
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