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Simple thing about Wikipedia.
It is a great wiki/site. Its a wiki/site where people can share their knowledge with other people.
I'm looking into doing some research about the things that users seek out help for. If noone has any objections I'd like to add a brief survey to this page to collect some anonymous data about what people are looking for and how we can help them better. I'd like to add this in the next week or so. Ping me if anyone has any issues with this. Seddon (WMF) (talk) 22:58, 27 April 2017 (UTC)
Kinds of Phonetic Alphabets
Explain MOS:EGG to readers
The section § Basic navigation in Wikipedia doesn't properly demonstrate that Wikipedia follows MOS:EGG. The paragraph has some confusing text like "this" which should never appear on Wikipedia per MOS:EGG. Also telling readers, Holding the mouse over the link will often show to where the link will lead. will make them think that it's common that links are unintuitive, while MOS:EGG requires links to be intuitive. wumbolo ^^^ 08:51, 9 June 2018 (UTC)
Felt pretty compelled to mention that I find the small text, that my browser's 200% text size setting doesn't increase, difficult. It is discouraging to constantly scroll back and forth. Dcebr (talk) 15:23, 29 August 2019 (UTC)
- What specific text are you referring to? Text on the page Wikipedia:About? — xaosflux Talk 17:01, 29 August 2019 (UTC)
General comment on Wikipedia's reliability
After attempting to contribute sourced information, contributions that I phrased using nonbiased language and based on reputable sources (NY Times, Bloomberg News), I found myself in a real-time edit war with, perhaps, who knows, ...
The next day, as an educator in Silicon Valley, I found myself in a learning opportunity with 5th graders doing research, and I conveyed to my 5th-grade students, with great emphasis, that Wikipedia is an unreliable source of information.