User:ProfDEH

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When in Rome...

Wikipedia is wonderful and infuriating in about equal measures. My contributions are infrequent and only on subjects that I know something about. I've got over the constant checking stage, I'm not a member of any Wikiprojects and don't collect Wiki-badges. What you write is ephemeral, subject to edits both informed and profoundly ignorant, vandalised routinely by schoolboys with nothing better to do, and earnest types with a misplaced sense of what is appropriate. Even so I'd recommend contributing to Wikipedia if you have the time and inclination: it is often the first source to come up on Google searches and unless you're J K Rowling, what you write here is probably going to have far more influence than anything you could possibly write elsewhere.


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