[WikiEN-l] Worst. Userbox. Ever.

Tony Sidaway f.crdfa at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 09:21:13 UTC 2006

On 2/6/06, Steve Bennett <stevage at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/6/06, Tony Sidaway <f.crdfa at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  If I want to
> > say that I'm available as a resource to those needing a speaker of
> > good French, passable Spanish and schoolboy Latin, I can create
> > wikiprojects for the purpose and add my name to them.  The userbox is
> > a nice idea that, for the encyclopedia, has had absolutely hideous
> > consequences.
> Likewise, if I want to express that I'm a muslim-hating far-right
> Christian fundamentalist, I'll just  create a wikiproject for that
> purpose too...
> I suspect that if the desire to express such things is there, taking
> away a means to do it won't achieve much.

Well, create the wikiproject and it would be deleted pretty quickly. 
For some reason we've got a blind spot for the same opinion if it's
expressed in template space.

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