Narcissistic, greedy: What Wikipedia says about its appeal
Or rather what Reg readers have made the site say
NSFW It's time for the annual Wikipedia fundraising drive. But for once it's providing hours of fun for bored office workers - thanks to an unfortunate juxtaposition.
The appeal for cash features various Wikipedia contributors - and Maximum Leader Jimbo Wales. Unfortunately the alignment of the page heading underneath the appeal banner's photograph has some unexpected consequences.
Which, in the country that produced Roger's Profanisaurus, was always going to be exploited:
The first to arrive was this one:
And inevitably, this one:
Before people discovered you can actually type in anything in at all, and Wikipedia obliges:
So thank you.
You can stop sending them now. ®