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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 Breakfast essay contest 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.
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2. Grove , Ton, Water tower demolition project, southern Ohio. “Black America Since Martin Luther King: And Still I Rise” is the theme of the oratorical essay contest at the 22nd annual Martin Luther King Scholarship and Breakfast Ceremony set for 9 a.m.
Monday in The Pinnacle at Coahoma Community College. The essay contest may be entered by anyone world-wide who is eighteen (18) years of age or older. The judges of the contest, innkeepers/owners of the real estate, their employees if any, and the immediate families of those previously mentioned are disqualified and may not participate as an entrant.