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Wikipedia Is Getting Broke?? by Enoch10: 7:39pm On Dec 26, 2015
Opened Wikipedia this morning and some sort of a form(beggi beggi form) popped up.

Re: Wikipedia Is Getting Broke?? by Nobody: 7:52pm On Dec 26, 2015
You clicked on it purposedly. That's not their home page.

Its normal. Wikipedia is run as a non-profit site. If they used advertisers the site would become like those 2 kobo blogs Nigerians open daily where for every one click three pop-up windows open automatically.

I have no idea what they need money for but I think its for hosting and payment of professionals who upload factual research on the site. If one ever tried editing a wikipedia article you'd realize its a herculean task most people'd rather pay someone else to do. Don't knock their hustle OP instead appreciate the fact you're given an option to contribute to a great resource available to the common man.


Re: Wikipedia Is Getting Broke?? by Nobody: 12:16pm On Dec 27, 2015
^^^^ I agree with the man above me

Op clicked on it purposely.

Wikipedia is a nonprofit organisation.

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