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  • " Apparently they had been adding a few extra feet to the measurements to compensate for 'kinks', since it is virtually impossible to completely straighten an extremely large live python." --Reticulated python
  • "If I may be so bold, what evidence do you have that you are really a sovereign nation and not just a bunch of thirteen-year-olds with a free web site account?" User:Garrett Albright
  • "If people spent as much time on typography and spelling as on edit wars...this would be Utopedia." User:Herbee
  • "Keep. Have you looked at our other articles? Among many other things, we are a repository for silliness." User:Snowspinner, on VfD.
  • "I'm a Wikipediholic! I'm addicted to Wikipedihol!" User:Adam_Bishop
  • "Wikipedia is one of two good things on the internet. The other is porn." ~CaughtThinking[1]
  • "if wikipedia were a boy, i'd date it" ~anonymous (Canadian)
  • "The problem with Wikipedia is that it only works in practice. In theory, it can never work." Unknown, quoted by User:Kizor in The New York Times

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1911 verification: 12.2%
ACF Regionals answers: 64.1%
Hotlist of topics: 88.7%
General topics: 79.6%
Science topics: 92%
Catholic Encyclopedia: 86.2%
Easton's Bible Dictionary: 88%
Encyclopaedia Biblica : 69.5%
Evangelical Dictionary of Theology: 80.6%
Gutenberg authors : 57.1%
Jewish Encyclopedia : 39%
Literary Encyclopedia: 81.9%
List of Poles: 6%
Find-A-Grave: 85.1%
Stanford Archive answers 97.9%
Missing paintings 60.8%
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Overall progress: 65.2%
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