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 Posted: Thu Aug 7th, 2008 04:03 am
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Dixie Girl
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javal1 wrote:My personal opinion: as the father of a few kids, the youngest 17, they are/were forbidden to use it as a source. As a matter of fact, they knew it was a week's grounding if they used it as a source in a school paper. That may be harsh, but the developer of Wiki himself has publicly asked people NOT to use it as a source because of its unreliabilty. On top of that, many college professors will now flunk a student for doing so.

Javal, if i was your kid id be grounded all the time.....i use Wikipedia for almost everything.....whether im looking up a person or just a subject that im interested in, i sometimes use other sites but thats only if i dont learn what i want to know off of Wikipedia.

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