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Posted August 28th, 2008 at 7:38 PM by Buoysel
Updated September 8th, 2008 at 7:37 AM by Buoysel

I received an infraction today form the lovely people at serebiiforums. Reason: spamming. I used a Wikipedia entry, oh no.


Wikipedia is constantly monitored by people who would change something if it was not right. So how does that make it unreliable?

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    Cherrim's Avatar
    Lol, Serebii. :( I have no idea how forums so strict could still be so... spammy. I've never been able to handle those forums. Just not my thing. <_<

    ...dude, three whole infraction points for a wikipedia link/reference? Craaaazyyyy.
    Posted August 28th, 2008 at 7:53 PM by Cherrim Cherrim is offline
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    Hiidoran's Avatar
    That is a little bit harsh...
    Seriously, why would one put restrictions on linking to Wikipedia? It may be unreliable; but then again, so is the rest of the internet. -.-
    Posted August 28th, 2008 at 8:12 PM by Hiidoran Hiidoran is offline
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    Klippy's Avatar
    Dude, Wikipedia is against the rules. It's like Fight Club. You can't talk about it.
    Posted August 28th, 2008 at 8:33 PM by Klippy Klippy is online now
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    Loki's Avatar
    .... What... the heck? xD!

    That makes absolutely no sense to me whatsoever. The rule, that is.
    Posted August 28th, 2008 at 8:34 PM by Loki Loki is offline
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    Lucy Lu's Avatar
    Yeah that is a little weird. That proves that Serebii is a tad bit too strict. Wikipeda isn't a reliable source. But there is no reason for them to infract you because Wikipeda is consider spam. That is stupid. Oh well..
    Posted August 28th, 2008 at 10:31 PM by Lucy Lu Lucy Lu is offline
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    Hiroshi Sotomura's Avatar
    Weeeeeeeeeak. Oh well. Least we don't do that here?
    Posted August 28th, 2008 at 10:40 PM by Hiroshi Sotomura Hiroshi Sotomura is online now
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    Ivysaur's Avatar
    ...wikipedia is against the rules...

    That made my day.
    Posted August 28th, 2008 at 11:49 PM by Ivysaur Ivysaur is online now
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    Virtual Chatot's Avatar
    ...Which is exactly the reason why I left Serebiiforums to come here.

    The Mods are extremely strict and are always biased in their decisions.
    Posted August 30th, 2008 at 6:51 PM by Virtual Chatot Virtual Chatot is offline
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    Jeremy's Avatar
    Wow sweetie, just wow. XD Do they prefer uncyclopedia, then? XD =p

    Just be glad we don't do that here, sweetie. XD
    Posted August 31st, 2008 at 11:18 AM by Jeremy Jeremy is offline
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    Anti's Avatar
    lol Serebii

    Those forums are more of a wreck than political ads
    Posted August 31st, 2008 at 11:35 AM by Anti Anti is offline
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    Oh, l-o-l (thank you to BeachBoy for pointing me here), this is exactly why I left serebii. Their forums were too strict. >.>

    One of the mods even told me that my 'description reeked of utter fail'. . =( That really wasn't a nice way of putting it. (Luckily I've worked on it, though. =P).
    Posted March 12th, 2009 at 2:52 PM by ShinjisLover ShinjisLover is offline

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