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Wikipedia Burns Books - Attack of the Wikipedia Police

You can hear them baying and howling. They want to rip to pieces anyone who dares to engage in "self-promotion." The Wikipedia police do not want an author to list his books anywhere. If they could burn the author at the stake, they would. The best they can do is strike the title of any book listed by its author. Lest we pretend innocence, let's say we have added a reference to one of our bo...

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Bloopers

Although not as expensive to produce and not usually considered as "good" as motion pictures, television (TV) shows are still, by everyone's standards except, perhaps, those of Bill Gates, costly and, therefore, even their goofs, flubs, fuckups, boners, and bloopers, as mistakes by cast and crew are called (except when they're called outtakes or, in England, "a comedy of errors"), are often preser...

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Wikipedia to Offer a Print Edition

Funny story: Wikipedia to Offer a Print Edition

Horace Mann of suburban Newberg has completed his purchase of all 26 volumes of Wikipedia including unlimited addenda and a promised Wikipedia Annual to be sent to him each year for the next five years on the anniversary of the purchase date. Mr.

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The Spoof joins in internet protest over piracy

Funny story: The Spoof joins in internet protest over piracy

The Spoof's readers have been taking part in a protest against the US's new SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) legislation which is currently passing through the Senate. Other websites, such as Wikipedia, have taken themselves down for the day in order to...

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Dave will go dark for 24 hours in support of Wikipedia

Funny story: Dave will go dark for 24 hours in support of Wikipedia

The UK Freeview channel, Dave, is to go dark in support of Wikipedia, by broadcasting nothing but information on the anti-piracy bills currently under debate in the American Senate. "I know American laws shouldn't affect us," said channel co-ordin...

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Support wanes in US Congress for anti-piracy SOPA/PIPA bill

Eight US lawmakers have withdrawn their support for anti-piracy laws, after "blackout" protests on thousands of internet porn sites. Two of the bill's co-sponsors, Mario Mario from Florida and Billy Blunt from Missouri, are among those backing awa...

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Wikipedia Shutdown Boosts Student Library Visits

Funny story: Wikipedia Shutdown Boosts Student Library Visits

Libraries at UK universities struggled to keep up with demand yesterday as students turned to traditional methods of research. Young academics found they had to read books for information as online resource, Wikipedia, shut down for the day in pro...

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The Spoof to be closed for one day in protest alongside Wikipedia

Funny story: The Spoof to be closed for one day in protest alongside Wikipedia

Popular artificial news site The Spoof will be supporting WikiPedia's stance on the US copyright laws by going dark for twenty-four hours. "Under new US legislation," said editor Mark Lowton, "much of the content of The Spoof would be illegal and...

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Wikipedia Is Ten Years Old

Funny story: Wikipedia Is Ten Years Old

Online encyclopedia Wikipedia is celebrating being ten years old. Wikipedia is the online reference source that is written on a collaborative basis by ten year old volunteers and is free to use. It can be edited by anyone who is ten years old.

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Student caught using Wikipedia to backup outrageous homework

Funny story: Student caught using Wikipedia to backup outrageous homework

Peter Salt, a student at Carshalton Technical college, who has been making up his science homework for the past two years, has finally been caught out when his homework described an anti-gravity device. "Generally his homework always made sense,"...

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Kevin Kolb's Wikipedia Page Defaced: "The Placenta from Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady's son, Benjamin, is a better QB than Kevin Kolb."

Funny story: Kevin Kolb's Wikipedia Page Defaced: "The Placenta from Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady's son, Benjamin, is a better QB than Kevin Kolb."

Not that he didn't completely deserve it, but Philadelphia Eagles' Quarterback Kevin Kolb's Wikipedia entry was defaced last sunday. Kolb's name Kevin Benjamin Kolb, was changed to Kevin 'Bobby Hoying II' Kolb, a popular nickname in the Philadelph...

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AG Eric Holder Directs DOJ to Shut Down Wikipedia

Funny story: AG Eric Holder Directs DOJ to Shut Down Wikipedia

WASHINGTON D.C. - United States Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that the Department of Justice will be shutting down the Wikipedia website to stem the illegal dissemination of SECRET US Intelligence documents. Holder said that he was...

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Wikipedia to be renamed "WANKAPAEDO-IA"

Funny story: Wikipedia to be renamed "WANKAPAEDO-IA"

Wikipedia has been accused of being a secret "cess-pit" for kiddies-porno lovers and other related sites are now enjoying the publicity. In fact the images of kiddies in "naughty" poses on Wikipedia is so popular that they have decided to re-launc...

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Damn, Now I've Broken Twitter

Funny story: Damn, Now I've Broken Twitter

Clumsy reporter Roy Turse has admitted to accidentally damaging the Twitter website only a few days after he crashed Wikipedia. In a follow up to his joke article about Ashton Kutcher a few months ago, Roy attempted to connect to all of Mr Kutcher's...

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Spoof Writer Breaks Wikipedia By Looking Up Wikipedia

Funny story: Spoof Writer Breaks Wikipedia By Looking Up Wikipedia

The world's most successful on-line encyclopaedia was in turmoil earlier today when it was broken by a simple enquiry made by a Spoof writer. By looking up 'Wikipedia' the writer created an endless loop which locked up all the Wikipedia servers worl...

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Billions turn to TheSpoof.com as Wikipedia slated for Sen Robert Byrd & Edward Kennedy death notices

Funny story: Billions turn to TheSpoof.com as Wikipedia slated for Sen Robert Byrd & Edward Kennedy death notices

Cyberspace - (Daily Ass Mess): Online information resource Wikipedia has been relegated to also-ran status after billions of canny net surfers turned to cutting edge website The Spoof! following recent controversy over obituaries of two well known US...

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Joe Biden: Wiki Vice-President?

Funny story: Joe Biden: Wiki Vice-President?

Democratic vice-presidential nominee Joseph Biden will develop the first wiki in Observatory Circle. Following on Al Gore's technological innovations as VP in the late 1990s, Biden will use a wiki to improve on the work of assisting the President.

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Pen mightier than sword

Funny story: Pen mightier than sword

Jeremy Kyle on daytime TV aside, perhaps the most disturbing development to date in modern technology has been uncovered by 'journalists' at TheSpoof.com. Sneaky Russian scientists have been developing a pen that is up 200,000 times mightier than any...

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Wallis Simpson And Meghan Markle

Somewhere in heaven, Wallis Simpson is smiling and applauding Meghan Markle’s wedding to Prince Harry: an American, an actress and a divorcee. Wow! Everything else is just sparkle. Smart guy, Harry.
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