The internet has made us lazy. Why look it up if you can ask someone? Forums make asking easier than looking it up, so that's what people do. Plus it gives the option of multiple replies and the ability to ask questions, not something you get from wiki.-- hide signature --
Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success. -Henry Ford
It also gives people with nothing better to do than to patiently reply to every oft-asked question something to occupy their days!