Talk:Knight Ridder

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Important Fact?[edit]

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1381528/Knight-Ridder-tablet-looks-just-like-iPad-17-YEARS-OLD.html — Preceding unsigned comment added by 178.201.6.186 (talk) 10:49, 2 December 2011 (UTC)

Role in the tv series[edit]

What role did the Knight Rider company play in the tv series? Was michael knight supposed to be working for them or what?

Trivia about Meaning of Ridder in Dutch[edit]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Stay_on_topic

This is not relevant to an article on the company Knight-Ridder. Wikipedia isn't just a collection of irrelevant and loosely relevant trivia and it's not a Dutch-English dictionary either. If the fact that ridder meant knight had played some role in the history of the company, then I might see your point, but it hasn't.

Ortcutt 21:37, 17 January 2006 (UTC)

I disagree. I do not see it as a prerequisite of relevance or notability that the name has to have played a role in the company's actual history; I believe that the very existence of such a rare coincidence (and its funny nature) is enough. However, Knight Ridder is not a high-enough priority for me to get into a big fight over the interpretation of the relevant Wikipedia policies. I already have my hands full with fixing the huge mess of overlapping and disorganized content in Lawyer, Juris Doctor, Law school, etc.. You win for now. --Coolcaesar 05:05, 18 January 2006 (UTC)
I also find it interesting enough - it's just a funny coincidence is all, and I don't think the article claims that it has any greater significance. Wikipedia is not just a collection of trivia, but that doesn't mean that trivia is completely banned. — sjorford (talk) 22:14, 24 January 2006 (UTC)
At the risk of waking a sleeping dog, I agree, it is just a mildly interesting coincidence, not particularly rare even, and does not belong here. That's the whole point to having a style manual in the first place. If "I happened to chuckle at this" should be an exception, revise the style manual accordingly.

Tahrlis (talk) 20:44, 21 December 2007 (UTC)

1933[edit]

what exactly was founded in california in 1933? the article doesnt mention where they were at this time.Mercurywoodrose (talk) 04:32, 14 July 2014 (UTC)