Wikipedia makes me laugh sometimes.

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In summary, people find humor in Wikipedia articles because of the collaborative nature of the website and the vast amount of information that can lead to unexpected connections. Despite the presence of humorous content, Wikipedia can still be considered a reliable source of information due to its strict guidelines and fact-checking processes. Any controversial or offensive humor is removed from the website, and there are specific articles on Wikipedia that are known for their humor. It is possible to contribute humorous content to Wikipedia articles as long as it is relevant and appropriate.
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In addition, the article doesn't mention the Magic:The Gathering Ice Age card Naked Singularity that has a forbidding cumulative upkeep.

Bad article.
 
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You can improve it, you know. If you know more, try.
 

Related to Wikipedia makes me laugh sometimes.

1. Why do people find humor in Wikipedia articles?

People find humor in Wikipedia articles because they are written collaboratively by volunteers and sometimes contain unintentional errors or humorous anecdotes. Additionally, the vast amount of information on Wikipedia can lead to unexpected connections and comparisons that can be amusing.

2. Can Wikipedia be considered a reliable source of information if it contains humorous content?

Wikipedia's reliability as a source of information is not affected by the presence of humorous content. The website has strict guidelines for sourcing and fact-checking, and any humorous content is usually removed or labeled as such. It is always important to verify information from any source, including Wikipedia.

3. How does Wikipedia handle controversial or offensive humor?

Wikipedia has a neutral point of view policy, so any content that is deemed inappropriate or offensive is removed. The website also has various measures in place to prevent vandalism and misinformation, including community moderators and bots that monitor changes to articles.

4. Are there any specific articles on Wikipedia that are known for their humor?

Yes, there are several articles on Wikipedia that are known for their humor, such as "List of animals with fraudulent diplomas" and "List of fictional ducks." These articles are often created as jokes or parodies, but they are still subject to Wikipedia's content guidelines and may be removed if deemed inappropriate.

5. Is it possible to contribute humorous content to Wikipedia articles?

Yes, it is possible to contribute humorous content to Wikipedia articles, as long as it is relevant and follows the website's guidelines. However, it is important to remember that Wikipedia is an encyclopedia and not a platform for personal expression, so any humor should be appropriate and not detract from the article's factual information.

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