Splitting up via Wikipedia

  merciarich 23:43 04 Mar 2008

How embarrased would you be if your lover declared you were splitting up via wikipedia?

click here

The funny thing is it is the founder of wiki who did it.

Made me laugh, the jilted lover decided to sell his stuff, one of his t-shirts (complete with two stains) has reached $12,000 with a week left to go on eBay: click here

  WhiteTruckMan 23:51 04 Mar 2008

and tacky.


  Kemistri 01:49 05 Mar 2008

Well, whatever he wrote, I'm pretty sure that it has been subject to oversight because I can't find it after a quick search of the diffs of his user page and the article about him. I assume, despite what the news report suggests, that he added it to his user page; to do this to an article would be irresponsible, against policy and out of character. Even so, he would have been stretching it even then.

  laurie53 09:02 05 Mar 2008

Remember Wikipedia is written by us, the average punter, with a bit of what we consider to be specialist knowledge.

Some of the information is sometimes not quite as specialist as we think it is and is therefore wrong!

  bjh 10:44 05 Mar 2008

As the number of sections on this forum has recently blossomed with "Jobs", "Shopping", "Business" etc., I look forward to the new "Separations" section that the Forum Editor will no doubt be adding soon, and hope I won't be posting there!

More seriously..
Always a shame to break up publically, it makes it far more difficult to quietly backtrack, or simply move on. It seems surprisingly childish but at least the Ebay sale will rake in a little cash.

I suppose rather than the traditional "I'm leaving your belongings in a cardboard box outside the door", a new way would be to have to buy all your own possessions back off Ebay!

  crosstrainer 12:26 05 Mar 2008

Births, Deaths, and Marriges section :) ?

  rossgolf 17:46 05 Mar 2008

2 members getin married? lol
blind date cilla black lol haha

  Forum Editor 18:03 05 Mar 2008

I once spent a (mercifully) short time as a resident 'expert' on a Microsoft forum that dealt with relationship problems among other things - you wouldn't believe some of the problems people have.

I don't think we'll be having that kind of forum here.

  Legolas 18:05 05 Mar 2008

Spoilsport ;)

  Kemistri 18:12 05 Mar 2008

Sigh of relief here!

  merciarich 20:37 05 Mar 2008

I wonder if you can actually hold a marriage in a forum??

Would the FE have any objections if we made him the vicar?

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