[Wikipedia-l] Trigger Words

Stephen Gilbert canuck_in_korea2002 at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 9 08:29:17 UTC 2002

I've been periodically searching for profanity in
order to catch vandalism that may have slipped under
the Recent Changes radar.

Whatever the page is called, it should be in the
Wikipedia: namespace. Direct URLs would be most
useful. Is there an existing page that could be used
for this purpose?

Stephen G.

--- Erik Moeller <erik_moeller at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> it occurred to me that certain words may well be
> used as search patterns to
> find low quality and non-NPOV articles. For example,
> there is hardly any
> valid encyclopedic use for the word "ironically" --
> I have tried to go through
> the articles that contain it and fix them one by
> one, but there are too many of
> them.  Other emotional words such as "bizarre", and
> vulgar ones, such as
> "stupid" and "crap", may also be useful for finding
> articles that need to be
> edited.
> How about a page that lists such "trigger words" for
> others to search for
> them and fix the articles that contain them? Where
> should such a page be put?
> Regards,
> Erik
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