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It is not, has never been, nor will ever be, a Wikipedia policy or guideline. Rather, it illustrates standards or conduct that are generally not accepted by the Wikipedia community. Some discussions are born lame; some achieve lameness; some have lameness thrust upon them.
Upon coming across a discussion that is borderline lame, some Wikipedians may be tempted to go do something useful. This is a big mistake. Left to its own devices, the discussion might inadvertently become useful.
What's the fun in that? It is essential that as many editors as possible chime in, not adding to the discussion at hand, but merely commenting how lame it is and what a big waste of time it is. See Self-fulfilling prophecyPositive feedbackand Exponential growth.
Merely stating the discussion is lame is frequently not sufficient; every opposing statement must be denied with increasingly vehement assertions of the lameness.
While at first blush, wasting time whining about what a waste of time something is may seem illogical, the inherent irony just magnifies the lameness. An additional step to increase lameness is to include repeated links to this essay, which is WP: The best way to set about a lame edit war is to change a large number of articles based on your interpretation of minutiae in the manual of style.
If this does not work, try changing the MOS itself; that always works. Guidelines on how to add an entry to this guide If you want to add a "lame edit war" to this page, keep the following in mind: It must have been an actual edit war.
Discussions on talk pages, even over trivially lame details, are not "edit wars" and should NEVER be added: Note that pithy quotes on talk pages may be suitable for Wikipedia: It should truly be amongst the lamest edit wars.
Not just garden-variety lame. Unless a participant is banned for their part in the edit war, do not give the names of participants or link to their userpages.
People have lapses in judgment, and some end up edit warring; they shouldn't, however, be stuck with that for the rest of their on-wiki careers for no reason. This is absolutely not the place for harping over someone's past editing. Be careful to avoid even the semblance of taking sides in the war.
If one version was more or less accepted afterwards, it's OK to note that, but the fact that an edit war occurred means that neither side was "in the right all along". If you feel that an edit war was truly lame, add it!Rent-Seeking, Public Choice, and The Prisoner's Dilemma.
Mankind soon learn to make interested uses of every right and power which they possess, or may assume. The commonest is an essay prize, offered by most of the colleges (i.e. physcians, surgeons, anaesthetsts etc.) and by many charities.
It is worth looking through the list of essay prizes available and writing an essay in a subject that interests you.
Rent-Seeking, Public Choice, and The Prisoner's Dilemma. Mankind soon learn to make interested uses of every right and power which they possess, or may assume. The Intensive Care Foundation would like to invite UK undergraduate medical school students interested in critical care to participate in the Undergraduate Medical Student Essay Prize. A prize of £ will be awarded to the successful candidate for submitting the best essay on a topic relevant to critical care. The Purdue University Online Writing Lab serves writers from around the world and the Purdue University Writing Lab helps writers on Purdue's campus.
Open to: All UK & Eire trainees in Intensive Care Medicine, students and practitioners within 5 years of qualification to submit an entry for the annual President’s essay prize. The essay, a literature review and discussion, should be maximum words (excluding references) on any aspect of ageing or the health and care of older people.
Medical Student Essay Prize Her research project, 'Incidence and long-term outcomes of adult patients with diabetic ketoacidosis admitted to Intensive Care: a retrospective cohort study', was funded by a Medical Research Scotland Vacation Studentship and supervised by Dr Nazir Lone.
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