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by The Joy
Wed May 15, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: One more reason to admire the Dutch
Replies: 4
Views: 149

Re: One more reason to admire the Dutch

Don't tell Graaf, but I prefer the German version of "Defying Gravity."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UPPBAv-XTQ
by The Joy
Sat May 11, 2019 5:20 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: One more reason to admire the Dutch
Replies: 4
Views: 149

Re: One more reason to admire the Dutch

And yet another. I wish we had an YouTube embedding function.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOOuPFq5UH4
by The Joy
Mon May 06, 2019 4:41 am
Forum: Bureaucracy
Topic: Blast from the past: AC email leak
Replies: 2
Views: 116

Re: Blast from the past: AC email leak

I think there was a lot of panicking at the Arbcom at the time. It was thought that Rlevse was the leaker. He was a former arbitrator and apparently was having a falling out with Arbcom. Former arbitrators still had access to the Arbcom mailing list before the leaking started. That's all I remember ...
by The Joy
Wed Mar 27, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wikipediocracy's failure is a joy to watch
Replies: 435
Views: 47503

Re: Wikipediocracy's failure is a joy to watch

I always thought the criticism movement relied a lot on drama. Anything related to sex, drugs, and lots of a money. A highly detailed analysis about how Wikipedia's inaccuracies are aiding in slowly destroying the intellectual and social fabric of society gets few readers, unfortunately. It's also d...
by The Joy
Mon Mar 25, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Suckswatch
Replies: 55
Views: 5938

Re: Suckswatch

I basically have no energy anymore for major WP criticism. It is interesting, though, seeing the WP criticism movement that started off on Selina's WR break apart like Yugoslavia. How many sites are there now? There's Wikipediocracy, this WR, Selina's now moribund WR, Wikipedia Sucks, and various ot...
by The Joy
Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Meta Discussion
Topic: Wiki markup is the dream
Replies: 3
Views: 236

Re: Wiki markup is the dream

I never really got the hang of wiki markup. I thought I stunk at it as a wiki-gnome. Then, the Visual Editor came out and I found I liked just manually coding. I had understood enough of it to get by and VE couldn't (and to my knowledge, still can't) do things that hand coding can do.
by The Joy
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MyWikiBiz gravedancing thread
Replies: 3
Views: 275

Re: MyWikiBiz gravedancing thread

It looks like it's back. No recent changes since January, though.
by The Joy
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Davos, Switzerland again
Replies: 10
Views: 578

Re: Davos, Switzerland again

EarlStatler wrote:
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:53 pm
O yeh.German is close related to Dutch, I don't even notice a difference if I speak or read German. Only writing is a bit hard, because the German grammer is different.
The Awful German Language by Mark Twain

https://www.cs.utah.edu/~gback/awfgrmlg.html