Philip Welch wrote:
On May 3, 2006, at 1:47 PM, charles matthews wrote:
Exactly. People who become Wikipedians should learn the jargon, and
it's quite clear that at AfD, the opinions of *wikipedians* are the
opinions that matter. Not the opinions of every anonymous contributor
who comes in a vain ballot-stuffing attempt.
So the principle of "not biting the newbie" fits into this schema where
"What? You dare to infest our beautiful encyclopedia with your filthy cruft?
You disgust me with your nasty IP and your misbegotten excuse for a
user-page! Be cast out into the darkness until you can learn better!"
Oh, yes: I'd be signing up for an account like a shot...if I got my kicks
being insulted by some rude bastard who hadn't understood word one of what I
written, assuming he even bothered to read one word...
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