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by JohanJ
Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:26 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0978: "Citogenesis"
Replies: 179
Views: 61572

Re: 0978: "Citogenesis"

Chaoszerom wrote:Damn it, though, generally Wikipedia is reliable. No it isn't! Except, of course, that a number of studies have proven that Wikipedia is a decent source of information within a number of fields. Although very far from perfect, of course. Then again, the point is to give an overview...
by JohanJ
Wed Nov 16, 2011 9:22 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0978: "Citogenesis"
Replies: 179
Views: 61572

Re: 0978: "Citogenesis"

Of course, all these sites are now also references for Wikipedians to cite supporting the supposed accuracy of the article. Those sites shouldn't be used as sources no matter what they say, though. Verfiability is about being able to verify the information with credible sources. Now, of course, thi...
by JohanJ
Wed Nov 16, 2011 9:02 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0978: "Citogenesis"
Replies: 179
Views: 61572

Re: 0978: "Citogenesis"

Speaking as a Wikipedian: oh yes, this is a phenomenon we're painfully aware of.
by JohanJ
Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:52 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0884: "Rogers St."
Replies: 241
Views: 70909

Re: 0884: "Rogers St."

Yes, to me, as an European, the reference was so obscure that I didn't even think of doing a search to see if it meant anything in particular.
by JohanJ
Tue Apr 12, 2011 12:27 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0884: "Rogers St."
Replies: 241
Views: 70909

Re: 0884: "Rogers St."

I grew up on a street called Ryttaregatan. The most obvious, or at least direct, translation of that would be "Rider Street". I've never had a pet, but if I pick one of my first girlfriend's, I suppose my porn name could be something like Fernando Rider.

One could do worse, I suppose.

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