Talk:906: Advertising Discovery

Explain xkcd: It's 'cause you're dumb.
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It's only trained Wikipedia veterans who believe that. Most people have no idea what the square brackets mean. Davidy²²[talk] 01:45, 17 April 2013 (UTC)

[citation needed] Promethean (talk) 02:17, 24 April 2013 (UTC)
You could just do this: [citation needed] Beanie (talk) 10:49, 4 May 2021 (UTC)
[Dubious:Discuss] 17:23, 13 October 2013 (UTC)
This just in. Wikipedia veterans are gullible idiots.
I knew it all along. Cflare (talk) 21:47, 18 August 2014 (UTC)

On the other hand, What if? has conditioned the readers to assume that anything with a [Citation Needed] sign next to it is an obvious fact and doesn't need a citation. Caeleste Alarum (talk)

vice versa, the Wikipedia geeks all get a heart attack when reading What if? (or Explain Xkcd) for the first time. Dontknow (talk) 04:19, 13 April 2017 (UTC)

THE FOOTNOTES AREN'T IN A VALID ORDER IF THE BIT SHOWN IN THE COMIC IS THE ONLY PART OF THE AD! sorry, just needed to vent that annoyance. (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

To poster of above comment: If I wanted to know who made this edit, I wouldn't be able to. Please use ~~~~ to sign your posts or, if you have done so, edit your signature to link to your userpage. Sorry if I'm coming across as harsh, but I want to look at a comment and see who made it. Sincerely, {)|(}Quill{)|(} 19:51, 19 May 2021 (UTC)

As a Wikipedia editor, I found myself constantly trying to click on the pseudo-markup, or floating the mouse over it to see what it was referencing. Nitpicking (talk) 03:00, 12 September 2021 (UTC)