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Noun: "(pejorative) someone who vandalizes or adds false information to Wikipedia"[edit]

2006
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  • 2006 December 19, Paul O'Neill, “Re: Wikipedia's UPN page - someone's been vandalizing it”, in rec.arts.tv, Usenet[1]:
    >- Someone edited the page to list "new shoes from 2007 to 2012"
    > - They added a section: "UPN relaunches in September 2007""
    > - I deleted both changes (I think? Not really sure how wiki works)."
    >
    > Hmmm.
    >
    > I wonder what would motivate someone to do that? SOMEONE must really
    > love the old UPN network.

    Wikidiots. Check out the first two paragraphs here, before they get corrected. Made me chuckle.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iran_hostage_crisis

Noun: "(pejorative) someone who believes information read on Wikipedia"[edit]

2008
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  • 2008 September 2, Elizabeth, “Re: Would you vote for a broodmare?”, in alt.support.childfree, Usenet[2]:
    Ah, yes, Wipedia[sic] has all the truth . .. which makes you an official Wikidiot.