[WikiEN-l] We need a policy against vote-stacking

geni geniice at gmail.com
Fri May 5 23:49:24 UTC 2006

On 5/6/06, Steve Bennett <stevage at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/6/06, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Every free internet forum has the same issue.
> Yes...but not very relevant. The number of contributors to Wikipedia
> is quite interesting and relevant to many people, but no reliable
> figure is readily available.

[[WP:1000]] would be the closest. The are various problems with trying
to figure out the number of people who have contributed at least once.

> Zero. Now, if all the people who had put 20 hours into Pokemon
> articles had instead put 5 hours into Pokemon articles, and 15 hours
> into cleanup of random articles, don't you think Wikipedia would be
> better off?
> Steve

Perhaps but that isn't going to happen. The best we can hope for is
that we don't have to worry about the quality of the pokemon articles
too much.


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