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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Perry: The Wiki-war on Kevin Towers has begun

Faulty Towers…as his Wiki page goes Sybil!

As noted earlier in this very space, I’m not a fan of the recent three-way Indians-Reds-Diamondbacks swap from the Arizona perspective. Of course, I am but a dispassionate observer whose sensible remove provides him with a breathtaking view, which is why my distaste for Arizona’s haul has not moved me to vandalize the Wikipedia page of D-backs GM Kevin Towers. Others, though, were so inspired. Let us admire their handiwork before those humorless slaves to truth do away with it:

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To hear this saboteur tell it, Towers, a Padre down to the marrow, is conducting these moves with malice aforethought. Hmmm. ...

Repoz Posted: December 12, 2012 at 12:25 PM | 9 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Edgar James Olmos (chris h.) Posted: December 12, 2012 at 12:40 PM (#4323064)
A Repoz reference that I get! Awesome!
   2. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: December 12, 2012 at 12:56 PM (#4323087)
And people say that Wikipedia is inaccurate.
   3.  Shoeless Swedish Chef Posted: December 12, 2012 at 01:00 PM (#4323091)
   4. Random Transaction Generator Posted: December 12, 2012 at 01:25 PM (#4323122)
These kinds of wiki-vandalizations usually last less than a day.
This vandal was persistent, so his two attempts lasted 39 minutes and 9 hours. The page was protected after that.
   5. Pat Rapper's Delight Posted: December 12, 2012 at 01:49 PM (#4323149)
I'm rather fond of C.B. Bucknor's page.
   6. asinwreck Posted: December 12, 2012 at 03:22 PM (#4323244)
My favorite Wikipedia vandalization (totally SFW)


I thought Raymond Carver wrote Spot the Dog.
   7. Ivan Grushenko of Hong Kong Posted: December 12, 2012 at 04:27 PM (#4323363)
Why did they take it down? It seems pretty accurate to me.
   8. shoewizard Posted: December 12, 2012 at 05:50 PM (#4323439)
Why did they take it down? It seems pretty accurate to me.


When I saw that last night, (my time) I thought you wrote it. ;)
   9. valuearbitrageur Posted: December 13, 2012 at 03:59 AM (#4323639)
We will find the youngster who did this, and trade them for a bucket of baseballs, and a 40 year minor leaguer.

Which, to be honest, s pretty much what we do most days anyhow.

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