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Offline PR19_Kit

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Re: Do you use/trust Wikipedia for modeling?
« Reply #15 on: May 06, 2019, 09:31:37 am »

Wikipedia does not allow original research. Like every other encyclopedia, they collate information from other sources.

The problem with arguing from authority is verification: people can claim whatever they want on the internet.


I told them where to look, in two published books and nine television programmes. They couldn't be bothered, so stuff them!

I KNOW I'm right, after all I was there and I did it.
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

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Re: Do you use/trust Wikipedia for modeling?
« Reply #16 on: May 06, 2019, 10:27:14 am »
yes, that is a big problem with Wikipedia: editors claiming ownership of a page and then arguing with everyone that tries to improve it.