Wikipedia

moultanomoultano Creator of ns_shiva.Members, NS1 Playtester, Contributor, Constellation, NS2 Playtester, Squad Five Blue, Reinforced - Shadow, WC 2013 - Gold, NS2 Community Developer, Pistachionauts Join Date: 2002-12-14 Member: 10806Posts: 4,219 Advanced user
you may have seen it before . . .
. . . but man, it rocks. A free online open source encyclopedia.

Check it out. I've been browsing it during downtime at work, and it is a great way to learn about just about anything.

This is seriously one of the best things on the internet. I've started to turn to wikipedia for information even before I google.

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  • MantridMantrid Lockpick Members Join Date: 2003-12-07 Member: 24109Posts: 3,614
    And, it covers EVERYTHING.

    It knows about Twisp and Catsby, even.
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  • Cold_NiTeCold_NiTe Members Join Date: 2003-09-15 Member: 20875Posts: 6,072
    QUOTE (Mantrid @ Jul 12 2004, 09:46 PM)
    It knows about Twisp and Catsby, even.

    When you said this... I didn't believe you. Now I believe...

    Truly I believe...




    Seriously this thing has EVERYTHING.
  • moultanomoultano Creator of ns_shiva. Members, NS1 Playtester, Contributor, Constellation, NS2 Playtester, Squad Five Blue, Reinforced - Shadow, WC 2013 - Gold, NS2 Community Developer, Pistachionauts Join Date: 2002-12-14 Member: 10806Posts: 4,219 Advanced user
    It doesn't actually have everything, but the average netizen might not notice for quite a while. Its made by people who spend a lot of time on the internet, and as a result the topics that are fully fleshed out represent their interests. There are a lot of great articles on there though.

    Personally, I've been frustrated with my own ignorance of basic history, and wikipedia is providing a way for me to fix that. I don't have the time to read lengthy documents, but I do have the time to read wikipedia. The articles are remarkably engaging.
  • UnderDOGUnderDOG Members Join Date: 2003-04-05 Member: 15221Posts: 1,348 Fully active user
    Yeah, its good to get this to people. I love this site, and its very helpfull for chemistry.
    Retired (?) from NS
  • TychoCelchuuuTychoCelchuuu Anememone Members Join Date: 2002-03-23 Member: 345Posts: 10,499
    I had heard of Wikipedia but a small blurb in PopSci made me check it out. It is DARN cool.
    QUOTE (MOOtant @ Sep 21 2012, 11:06 AM) »
    What is wrong with being a racist?

  • IsamilIsamil Members, Constellation Join Date: 2003-11-25 Member: 23552Posts: 764
    edited July 2004
    I found much info on 1337.
    WHOOOOO
    Its an NS guide!
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_Selec...omputer_game%29

    This should be the new basic manual. And it has a link to LM!
  • UnderDOGUnderDOG Members Join Date: 2003-04-05 Member: 15221Posts: 1,348 Fully active user
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    The game can also automatically end due to Stacking, if the Server has the relevant settings. This is due to the reason that unlike in mods such as Counter-Strike, players are often unwilling to correct stacking.


    That doesnt happen in CS either...
    Retired (?) from NS
  • moultanomoultano Creator of ns_shiva. Members, NS1 Playtester, Contributor, Constellation, NS2 Playtester, Squad Five Blue, Reinforced - Shadow, WC 2013 - Gold, NS2 Community Developer, Pistachionauts Join Date: 2002-12-14 Member: 10806Posts: 4,219 Advanced user
    Fixed. smile.gif
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    The game can also automatically end due to Stacking, if the Server has the relevant settings. Because games of NS have been known to last for several hours, players typically have a lot of energy invested in their team, and are often unwilling to correct stacking if players leave. This results to a one-sided, less enjoyable experience if not corrected. This feature also gives each team the ability to end the game automatically in a forfeit by exiting to the ready room if the other side is unnecessarily prolonging the game.

    I love wikipedia. smile.gif
  • SirusSirus Members, NS1 Playtester, Constellation Join Date: 2002-11-13 Member: 8466Posts: 4,804
    Been using it for maybe half a year now ^^
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  • Nemesis_ZeroNemesis_Zero Old European Members, Retired Developer, NS1 Playtester, Constellation Join Date: 2002-01-25 Member: 75Posts: 12,841
    Yeah, Wikipedia is generally a great 'first look' point, as you tend to get enough information to then continue into more depths via sophisticated googling.
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    And if I haven't seen further, it's because those bloody giants have blocked my sight.
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