Is a cyber-medical condition in which a Wikipedia surfer follows too long a string of links when researching a topic, and is unable to return to the main topic of research. Symptoms include conceptual numbness and stream of thought weakness. Another name for the syndrome is 'Blunderline Disease'
I was researching the causes of the American Civil War but in trying to understand who Jefferson Davis was and what occurred in the presidential election of 1860 I suffered a bad case of Wikarpal Tunnel Syndrome and ended up at a page describing Neo-Latin, forgetting what exactly I was doing on the computer.
by Neonym August 31, 2009