Wikipedia-fitti

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On this day, Truman defeated Dewey, Charles Van Doren admitted to cheating, and Haile Selassie was crowned emperor of Ethiopia, mon.

Also, according to Wikipedia, It is mums Bithday today Happy Birthday MUM YAH!!!!!!!!!!!

The entry has already been fixed, and all that's left of the original message is our screenshot. But has anyone else ever seen this kind of personal message in a Wikipedia entry? There must be tons of them. Does it count as wiki-vandalism? How long before someone decides that, like graffiti on buildings, it's "art?" And will terrorists adopt a similar form of vandalism on Intellipedia, the wiki for spies?

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November 2, 2006 - 6:42am
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