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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by rona, Jul 13, 2009.


  1. rona

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    #1 rona, Jul 13, 2009
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  2. JoWDC

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    My boss at work swears by it - he believes that if its on wiki it must be right!
     
  3. Yourgifts Ourgifts

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    A lot of people use it but as you said i never really could trust it 100%..:wink5:
     
  4. sequeena

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    I like wikipedia though I take it with a pinch of salt. It's a good way of viewing a lot of information in one place but I always branch off to specialist sites to learn more.
     
  5. petforum

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    Its not guaranteed to be accurate but its pretty good. I do think Google though rates the website far to highly, if you search for any word you can imagine in google, you can guarantee that its wikipedia page is ranked in the top free results, i.e. search for "televison" and its number 1.
     
  6. Tigerneko

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    I like Wikipedia, but like Sequeena said.... I always try to back up any information I get from it with other websites if i'm not sure about it :)
     
  7. Captain.Charisma

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    We arent allowed to use Wiki at Uni :( :p
     
  8. Savahl

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    i will wiki from time to time but it cant be relied upon as a true reference source as its just as likely to be opinion, hearsay aor just rubbish rather than cold fact. I NEVER ever use it when it comes to uni or work- it just cant be trusted.
     
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