Talk:Citizenship in the Nation

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Links to wikipedia? Are there no better links than to wikipedia? It's notoriously incorrect because it changes with the public whim.
Links to wikipedia? Are there no better links than to wikipedia? It's notoriously incorrect because it changes with the public whim.
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:EagleForumFan - Wikipedias are far from perfect, just like htis one. Please see [[MeritBadgeDotOrg:Criteria for acceptable external links policy|Criteria for acceptable external links policy]]. What errors have you found in the linked content? We should find other links right away. — ''[[User:Milominderbinder2|Milominderbinder2]] [[MeritBadgeDotOrg:Sysop|(Sysop)]]'' 03:46, November 23, 2008 (EST)
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:EagleForumFan - Wikipedias are far from perfect, just like this one. Please see [[MeritBadgeDotOrg:Criteria for acceptable external links policy|Criteria for acceptable external links policy]]. What errors have you found in the linked content? We should find other links right away. — ''[[User:Milominderbinder2|Milominderbinder2]] [[MeritBadgeDotOrg:Sysop|(Sysop)]]'' 03:46, November 23, 2008 (EST)
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:: That's my point. Linking to a Wikipedia page means that content that the sysops have approved is not necessarily the same content that's now linked. I haven't gone through all the wiki links, but it's my considerable experience that people who post to wikipedia often have agendas. For instance, if you'll look at the Obama wiki page, it's highly evident. If we're just linking to wikipedia, what's the point? Scouts should go to wikipedia first then. It just feels like it grossly waters down this site. [[User:EagleForumFan|EagleForumFan]] 15:44, November 25, 2008 (EST)

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  • Links to wikipedia? Are there no better links than to wikipedia? It's notoriously incorrect because it changes with the public whim.

    EagleForumFan - Wikipedias are far from perfect, just like this one. Please see Criteria for acceptable external links policy. What errors have you found in the linked content? We should find other links right away. — Milominderbinder2 (Sysop) 03:46, November 23, 2008 (EST)
    That's my point. Linking to a Wikipedia page means that content that the sysops have approved is not necessarily the same content that's now linked. I haven't gone through all the wiki links, but it's my considerable experience that people who post to wikipedia often have agendas. For instance, if you'll look at the Obama wiki page, it's highly evident. If we're just linking to wikipedia, what's the point? Scouts should go to wikipedia first then. It just feels like it grossly waters down this site. EagleForumFan 15:44, November 25, 2008 (EST)
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