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Thanks for all your contributions! How are you finding H+Pedia? :) Deku-shrub (talk) 15:20, 6 March 2018 (CST)

Great, thanks. David recommended the site. I like your open, inclusionist culture—you aren't gripped by the absurd deletionism of some Wikipedians, a sharp contrast to the pervasive infighting that comes up there sometimes.
I've left a few scattered questions laying around (Talk:Manual_of_Style and Talk:Effective_Altruists), and this uploaded file (File:Planetary_3.jpg) can be deleted as a duplicate of File:Planetary.jpg. I couldn't get the Widget:Twitter_Follow_Button to work, and I was wondering about templates, but these are just minor questions along the way. Thanks again for your many contributions. I'll let you know if I need any help!
– Cheers, Babelfish (talk) 19:52, 6 March 2018 (CST)

Wikipedia began to look more like Mad Max than anything else. Since no one was in charge, roving gangs formed to impose their edits and bully anyone who got in their way. The rules became so arcane that they could only be used—selectively—to win an "edit war": the winner would always be who knew the minutia of wiki rules and where the hidden dust bins were, not who had made the right edit. The NPOV tag was horribly abused by self-aggrandizing (male) wiki-weenies who scored ego points by imposing their own point of view as transcendentally neutral ...