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Wikipedia comprehensively reviewed

Wikipedia Rules - In one of the more comprehensive and well-researched pieces on Wikipedia seen this year, the article presents an overview of Wikipedia's scope, users and their user pages, administrators, the fight against vandalism, and the discontent that has found itself in the project at times. The article provides a good insight into why people contribute: one editor who was interviewed said that it was because "Wikipedia is a good way to leave a trace of your life". There are many ways in which editors can help out, from the big to the small, and the featured article process gets a mention. Another editor said that you are often best at writing about new topics that you are not particularly expert in, because you do not bring preconceived biases into your writing, and also, "it's much more fun to contribute to articles on subjects you’d like to learn about than ones you already know".

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