Often I’ll come across a wikipedia article on an obscure or mundane subject, and think “who the hell actually sat down, decided to write this, looked up info in books, etc?”
I wish I’d have started saving topics, but I can’t remember any offhand.
Anyway, I came across:
and I’ve been perplexed at the thought process that lead to the writing of that article. There are thousands of others like that. Feel free to share your favorite “Why the hell would anyone write that?” wiki articles.