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Wikipedia

Discussion in 'Polls Forum' started by Salty, Dec 22, 2012.

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  1. A+ Excellent source

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  2. A- exttremely very good source

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  3. B+ Very Good Source

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  4. B- Good Source

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  5. C+ Acceptable Source

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  6. C- Some Minor Concerns

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  7. D+ Some good info - but hard to knowfor sure

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  8. D- A littlebit of good info - but hard to determine

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  9. F+ Fails to meet basic Standards

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  10. F- Miserable Failure

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  1. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
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    How would you rate Wikipedia as a reliable source:
     
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  2. Revmitchell

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    About as useless as snopes
     
  3. Salty

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    glad to see some follow instructions
     
  4. annsni

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    I'm OK with it for a quick "What are they talking about?" research but for solid facts, it's not always reliable. I always go down to the bottom and start searching through the links to support what is written there. That way I can see how good the info is or not.
     
  5. mont974x4

    mont974x4 New Member

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    I remember a prof in college making it a point to lecture the class on wiki and its unreliability after a fellow student of mine used the website as a reference for a paper.
     
  6. Revmitchell

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    Neither wiki nor snopes are credible sources in academic circles.
     
  7. ktn4eg

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    Depends on what you're looking for.
    "General info" probably OK.
    Biblical truth(s) FORGET IT!!!
     
  8. Salty

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    Source please?
     
  9. mont974x4

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    Would you accept snopes and wiki?
     
  10. SaggyWoman

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    It is generic information that needs to be checked out.
     
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