Wikipedia: Dueling KnitWits

Posted By on March 7, 2011

Don’t look now, but it appears that the Wikipedia edit wars are about to get a whole lot nastier than anyone imagined possible. The ancient grudge is renewed; the Earl  threatens to sic the wikibot on the parvenu, who holds his ground with his accustomed grace and declareth that he fears it not.  Will it be pistols, or rapiers?

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Roger Stritmatter is a native liberal humorist who lives in Baltimore, Maryland. Contrary to rumor, he does not live on North Avenue. He does, however, work on North Avenue. A pacifist by inclination, one of his heroes is John Brown. But he thinks that Fredrick Douglass, another of his heroes, made the right decision. Stritmatter's primary areas of interest include the nature of paradigm shifts, the history of ideas, forensic literary studies, MS studies, renaissance literature, and the history of the Shakespearean question, the latter a field in which he has published extensively.


11 Responses to “Wikipedia: Dueling KnitWits”

  1. knitwitted says:

    Now wtf? Are you going to keep stealing promoting stealing my stuff?

    I think a duel is quite in order. Kindly have your wikibot meet my wikibot behind the old wood shed at sunset.

  2. Roger Stritmatter says:

    How about a duet? Its just one letter off, like you…..:)

  3. knitwitted says:

    A duet? You mean a pas de deux for the wikibots? Now that would be smashing! Part of the ballet “Something Wikied This Way Comes”.

    Yes! We must order the tutus immediately!

  4. Wikipedia says:

    I hope you’re not thinking of putting us in tutus – we’ll be tagged and deleted as a blatant hoax straight away.

  5. […] Threatening to Put Tutus on the Wikibots […]

  6. […] her intention to disrupt the Shakespeare Authorship FAC, and followers of the Oxfordian school were forewarned that her disruption was imminent, and to sit up, tune in and watch the […]

  7. Roger Stritmatter says:

    There ya go, disrupting things again! What are we going to do. I can’t go out onto the internet without you embarrassing me by bothering some upstanding Netizen like Nishidani.

  8. knitwitted says:

    “What are we going to do.” I can figure out lots for us to do. Just gotta first figure out how the heck to get the hell offa this here internet. My guinea pigs don’t dare let me out of the computer. BTW, I love how my little play on Wikiville worked… I am mighty proud I have bothered you by bothering your fav wikibot Nishidani.

  9. […] on March 18, 2011 by knitwitted Hello Knitwitted, Wikipedia has smiled at you! Smiles promote Oxfordians and hopefully this one has made your day better. Spread the Sunshine by smiling at someone else, […]

  10. […] and Holstein is an Oxfordian work, as you know. And indeed, your cohort BenJonson told us you would be coming here. Tom Reedy (talk) 14:22, 15 March 2011 […]

  11. […] committed Oxfordian who appears to be working with Knitwitted to call in opposition […]

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