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Thursday, October 11, 2007

Mitch Berg, Wikipedian

Berg's edits:

Berg created the Northern Alliance page:


The link from the Northern Alliance off the Wikipedia page doesn't work anymore:

... Berg also created The Taxpayers League Wiki page:

and this one:

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Update: The Parrot's initial efforts on Captain Ed - and the resulting comments were hilarious:

# (cur) (last) 20:51, 28 July 2006 Eleemosynary (Talk | contribs) ("I don't have time") (undo)
# (cur) (last) 19:54, 28 July 2006 Mitchberg (Talk | contribs) (→Adscam - Attribution #2. I don't have all the time in the world to dig this stuff up - but if I write it, odds are it's a fact.) (undo)
# (cur) (last) 19:53, 28 July 2006 Mitchberg (Talk | contribs) (→Adscam - Attribution #1) (undo)
# (cur) (last) 05:03, 28 July 2006 Eleemosynary (Talk | contribs) (→Adscam) (undo)
# (cur) (last) 04:58, 28 July 2006 Eleemosynary (Talk | contribs) (Unsourced claim removed.) (undo)
# (cur) (last) 04:58, 28 July 2006 Eleemosynary (Talk | contribs) (Removed cheerleading and POV. Substantiate the claims.) (undo)
# (cur) (last) 04:56, 28 July 2006 Eleemosynary (Talk | contribs) (Deleted unsourced conjecture and POV.) (undo)
# (cur) (last) 13:07, 24 July 2006 Mitchberg (Talk | contribs) (→Trivia - added cat) (undo)
# (cur) (last) 13:05, 24 July 2006 Mitchberg (Talk | contribs) (Started article)


jeff said...

um....ok. So what?

Badda-Blogger said...

Yeah, I'm missing the punchline.

Surely, someone forgot to add the punchline.

Avidor said...

"The user who visits Wikipedia to learn about some subject, to confirm some matter of fact, is rather in the position of a visitor to a public restroom. It may be obviously dirty, so that he knows to exercise great care, or it may seem fairly clean, so that he may be lulled into a false sense of security. What he certainly does not know is who has used the facilities before him."

-Robert McHenry, Former Editor in Chief of the Encyclopædia Britannica.

Joe Tucci said...

I see. So when I look up NARN on wikipedia and I read this:

The show airs in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul on AM1280 The Patriot.

I now know that I should take that info with a grain of salt.

Thank you for performing this critical public service. I'm sure it cut into to your valuable valuable stalking time.

Avidor said...

Why is the NARN website down?... is the NARN out of money?

The NARN Wiki page should say something about that.

lloydletta said...

Why isn't someone more independent than Mitch Berg aka the MOB Parrot posting the original article about Captain Ed's blog? Captain Ed and Mitch are the co-hosts of the same NARN segment every Saturday. That would like having me post a bio of Ken Avidor - or Avidor Studios on Wikipedia.

I believe Wikipedia has guidelines on this sort of thing.

Avidor said...

They do:

Wikipedia is not an advertising service. Promotional articles about yourself, your friends, your company or products, or articles created as part of a marketing or promotional campaign, will be deleted in accordance with our deletion policies. For more information, please see Wikipedia:Spam.

Swiftee said...

Hey Weiner, what kind of underwear is Mitch wearing today?