[WikiEN-l] What the fuck.

Flameviper Velifang theflameysnake at yahoo.com
Sat Feb 2 08:35:00 UTC 2008

I saw this log recently. Apparently [[User:Lumberjake]], a new editor, got confused with me (Lord knows why) and indef-blocked based on "evidence from IRC". His contribs were legitimate, and apparently he used a proxy that I once used, or something to that effect.


There's the log. I was pretty shocked by this, not only because of the blatant trolling by the blocking admin, but because of a general realization I had.

Wikipedia is an encyclopedia.

Thus, anything not pertinent to building an encyclopedia should be discouraged, and *certainly* not accepted as general M.O. for admins, right? Right?

Apparently not. It seems that, once again, the ridiculously high emotional investment in the project turns it from an occasional hobby into a violent drama-pit where sysops stroke their egos, users whine about anything they can, and the few users who actually try to get anything done are harassed and blocked by the majority who don't.

You really need to get your priorities straight.

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