Wikipedia wars: 10 biggest edit battles

We round up the most heated, most bitterly contested, and most pointless confrontations over facts in Wikipedia’s 10-year history. What makes people leap into these frays will amaze and amuse you.

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(The) Eagles: The War of the Definite Article 

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The band is just "Eagles" according to album covers, but is it still all right to refer to the '70s rock icons more casually as "The Eagles"? A sizable contingent of Wikipedia users would say: No. No, it is not. Periodically, "Eagles only" hard-liners will pounce on this Wikipedia page and remove every "the" that they can find--no matter how grammatically nonsensical the results.

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