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Trivia sections in wikipedia articles

Trivia sections are discouraged in wikipedia articles [policy]. Somebody decided that if we call them 'notable media references' instead [policy], people might think this is a serious encyclopedia.

Wikipedia will not be rembered for its content. It will be known for itself - a giant sociological experiment that reminds us what we are like.

PS. Most articles I look up in wikipedia, I go straight to the trivia, er, notable media references, section. Without the trivia, why I would look up a 'real' encyclopedia instead.


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