With so much fake news floating around these days, it's difficult to know just who and what to believe. While Wikipedia is usually a reliable source of factual information, from time to time people hack Wiki and slip some alternative facts in there too. And since it's a free encyclopedia, created entirely by collaborators, it turns out that some of them have quite a knack for humor. From Charlie Sheen being half man, half cocaine to American Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky being a humanoid evolution spawned in the bowels of Poseidon, you never can be too sure if what you're reading is 100% truth. So common sense comes in handy if you are preparing a paper according to Wikipedia's facts.

Luckily, these changes don't stay for long and are spotted by moderators before they even see the light of day. To illustrate how crazy some of these hijackings (or at least attempts) have been, Bored Panda has collected this list of funny Wikipedia edits caught on screenshots.

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Zori the degu
Community Member
2 years ago

What am I going to do with my life now?:)

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Jeremie Guerra
Community Member
2 years ago

haha Engineering club ^^

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Jeremie Guerra
Community Member
2 years ago

Charlie and the Cocaïne Factory ^^

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John L
Community Member
2 years ago

All of the music notes are missing.

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
2 years ago

me!!!!!

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Elina Kuusisto
Community Member
2 years ago

See also, Donald Trump

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John L
Community Member
2 years ago

This is about as accurate of a description of the Caliph wanna-be I have seen yet.

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Lena Sterling
Community Member
2 years ago

I think it's worth it.

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John L
Community Member
2 years ago

Somehow, I think she is beyond embarrassment......but she certainly can carry a note or two. ;D

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Anna Brandigi
Community Member
2 years ago

...so she's lucifer?

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Kjorn
Community Member
2 years ago

that was a masterpiece!

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Just Jess
Community Member
2 years ago

Ugh. Reading this one made my brain hurt. Mission accomplished, Wikipedia prankster.

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John L
Community Member
2 years ago

Now That...is a clear case of 'original thinking', lol. :D

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Anna Brandigi
Community Member
2 years ago

danger noodles

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GlassOfWater
Community Member
2 years ago

XD

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John L
Community Member
2 years ago

Hey, "Reality is what you make of it". :D

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
2 years ago

i believe this 100%

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Ok Ha-Neul
Community Member
2 years ago

so is he from maycomb county alabama where people have a tendency to start combing their hair in the middle of a conversation they're called maycombers

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John L
Community Member
2 years ago

Whoever wrote this fails to realize that a 'time keeper' is the most important person in any band. Without a drummer, its like a gang of musicians just doing their own thing.

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JEFF THE KILLER
Community Member
2 years ago

Appointed by Barack Obama but became Trump's sock puppet.... Something's a little fishy

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GlassOfWater
Community Member
2 years ago

I see what you did there...

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Lena Sterling
Community Member
2 years ago

The poor hot dog 🤧

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Jesus Wäre
Community Member
2 years ago

The lizard people are real

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John L
Community Member
2 years ago

What happened to Tennessee? "Look hear, before you go over thar"

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Caitlyn McCracken
Community Member
2 years ago

This guy is amazing

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Lemonsito
Community Member
2 years ago

*Carol Channing Impression*: I'm Spartacus!

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Lena Sterling
Community Member
2 years ago

I read a biography about Janis, but it was never mentioned that she speed walked everywhere and was afraid of toilets. So good to know that she Speed walked and was afraid of toilets.

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Izzy's Maid
Community Member
2 years ago

I am appalled that Lena Dunham's name was even MENTIONED in the same paragraph as such cute critters!!!

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JEFF THE KILLER
Community Member
2 years ago

The country of origin is not surprising

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Jörg Zingler
Community Member
2 years ago

Awwwwww, Unicorns ;)

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Neeha
Community Member
2 years ago

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Someone needs to go for an eye check-up...😖🤓

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Jesus Wäre
Community Member
2 years ago

Only fool thought otherwise

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Luca
Community Member
2 years ago

*AN American hip-hop group

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Pi...
Community Member
2 years ago

Some disgruntled applicants poor things.

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Dixon's Mama
Community Member
2 years ago

Accurate

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Master Markus
Community Member
2 years ago

I'm seriously bothered by how the French are called cowards because of that one surrender in WW2 as far as I know, because if you look at their history, they fucking OWNED at wars.

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Pi...
Community Member
2 years ago

His phone wasn't working so he used a wik- Email woulda been easier!

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Tiny Dynamine
Community Member
2 years ago

It can certainly be updated to Theresa May without any controversy. She is totally anti-democracy.

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Kjorn
Community Member
2 years ago

wow! i'd Watch that!

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Neeha
Community Member
2 years ago

If this guy's some sort of con man, then that's probably the most fitting description I have ever read...😎😂

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Kjorn
Community Member
2 years ago

she was really hated by that person

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Gergely Rába
Community Member
2 years ago

What the holy fuck???

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Neeha
Community Member
2 years ago

The B***h from Hell!

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Silent Skeleton
Community Member
2 years ago

no parkour is RAD AS HELL you shush

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Kjorn
Community Member
2 years ago

every actor and actress are fake activist! if they didn't have all that money they wouldn't be activist

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Ethan Dreemurr Hồ
Community Member
2 years ago

LV Salvage

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GlassOfWater
Community Member
2 years ago

Where I come from, people actually use this. "Ooh me nads!" --> an expression often used when a male's 'reproductive area' has been hurt.

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Shauday Smith
Community Member
2 years ago

my new favorite team?

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Jon Watts
Community Member
2 years ago

Would be more fitting for Handsome Jack's entry,

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Pandykinz
Community Member
2 years ago

Too soon

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trulli
Community Member
2 years ago

Her name always bothers me: Solange means "as long as" in German.

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Neeha
Community Member
2 years ago

Looks like someone was tired of their friend's sh*t...

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Ethan Dreemurr Hồ
Community Member
2 years ago

Get dunked on!!!!!

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Lidee Moril
Community Member
2 years ago

She is hot

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Neeha
Community Member
2 years ago

So...Jeremy Corbyn likes sheep?!

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Pandykinz
Community Member
2 years ago

I don't get this one? Is that not him? Looks like him to me.

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Pi...
Community Member
2 years ago

Lol! Best occupation ever!

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Neeha
Community Member
2 years ago

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The directors and the producers had to probably think a lot before casting her...

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