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A WikiImp

A WikiImp is a wiki user who, while not harming Wikipedia, leaves the real work of improving Wikipedia to other users, such as WikiDragons, WikiGnomes and WikiFairies. WikiImps are content with making fly-by passes, sometimes leaving multitudes of tags in their wake; flagging places where other more concientious wikifauna can make improvements.

WikiImps rarely harm an article, although their seemingly endless {fact} tags can leave WikiFairies in a tizzy.

WikiImps are often accused of "drive by tagging", an accusation that does not bother WikiImps in the least. WikiImps see their job as pointing out current flaws to WikiReaders and WikiEditors. If a {fact} tag left by a WikiImp sparks a WikiGnome to locate a citation or a {cleanup} tag brings in a WikiFairy to edit, so much the better - if not, the WikiImp has reminded the Wikipedia user that the information in the articles is only as good as the source - and a WikiImp considers that a good enough job.