Tuesday, May 11, 2010

739: Malamanteau

Uh-oh, Randall made a Wikipedia-themed comic!

Edit: For clarification, the page didn't exist before yesterday (I think), but there have been countless attempts to create it since. As of last night, the page was a deletion log; today, it redirects to xkcd. The interesting stuff is, as usual, in the discussion and history pages.


  1. I don't know if wikipedia discussions get edited afterwards by mods or something but at least the other arguments were somewhat reasonable. Here we have people arguing that the article should stay up because the word was used at least for times by three different people on a thread three years ago.

    Fucking cuddlefish.

  2. Was there an article before the post? If so, I would like to see a capture.

  3. The article was put up around 6 which seems like it would be before the comic would have gone up, but it definitely wasn't around for very long.

  4. Well, I take back what I said yesterday about Randall not actually encouraging Wikipedia vandalism. It's pretty obvious he knew what would happen with his latest comic.