reply to ZachAttack
Re: The jury (errr, Karl) is in I always thought it was a good way to get started because its crowd sourced so you can change incorrect info and it does usually have a lot of citations but I agree its nothing to cite directly for reseach.
said by ZachAttack:
Use Wikipedia as your source for anything meaningful, and you'll get shot down. Wikipedia is good to find sources, but Wikipedia as a Source is a non-starter if you wanna get taken seriously by anyone...