Cunningham's Law states "the best way to get the right answer on the Internet is not to ask a question, it's to post the wrong answer."
- Weekend Competition, reader comment 119. Schott's Blog. The New York Times (2010-05-28). Retrieved on 2014-03-08. “Cunningham's Law: The best way to get the right answer on the Internet is not to ask a question, it's to post the wrong answer. N.b. named after Ward Cunningham, a colleague of mine at Tektronix. This was his advice to me in the early 1980s with reference to what was later dubbed USENET, but since generalized to the Web and the Internet as a whole. Ward is now famous as the inventor of the Wiki. Ironically, Wikipedia is now perhaps the most widely-known proof of Cunningham's Law.”
- Fritinancy: Word of the Week: Cunningham’s Law. Nancyfriedman.typepad.com (2010-05-31). Retrieved on 2014-03-08.