Wikipedia celebrates first ever donation

17-11-16

Unleashed fun.

THERE were joyful scenes in the offices of Wikipedia yesterday after the website received its first ever financial donation.

Following several years of online campaigning, the site received $10 cash – equivalent to about £8.12 – from an unnamed benefactor who staff think is most likely one of the CEO’s parents.

Wikipedia worker, Martin Bishop said: “Balloons fell from the ceiling, that song by Black Eyed Peas about having a good night came on and we all had a lovely piece of cake.

“I untucked my shirt, danced like a nutter and got off with a girl I’ve always liked. Then we all got to go home early.

“Of course, we’re not quite out of the woods yet. Paying for our offices, salaries and a server room the size of a small village will soon put a dent in that $10.

“We actually got another donation this morning but that was a $15 book token so I don’t think we can use it for bills.

“The tide has definitely turned. Whoever said compiling huge amounts of knowledge for everyone to use for free wasn’t a good business idea has got some serious egg on their face today.”

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