[WikiEN-l] listcruft

The Cunctator cunctator at gmail.com
Tue Jul 17 18:56:06 UTC 2007

On 7/14/07, John Vandenberg <jayvdb at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/14/07, Ben Yates <ben.louis.yates at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I don't want to delete them, but a lot of them get deleted.  Like -- a
> > lot.  If I go back through my blog archives and click on the "list of"
> > entries, a fair portion have already been deleted.  And that sample
> > contains only those lists that I thought were awesome.
> You can see a sample of recent list deletions using the deletion
> sorting list called "Lists"
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Deletion_sorting/Lists
> Which type of lists have you seen disappear?  Recently there has been
> a lot of "Lists of songs about ...." deletions.  Personally I have no
> love for lists about songs, but it seems like a lot of effort is being
> flushed down the tube.

It makes me mad, it does.

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