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I aspire to be a wikignome but also make some contributions in my areas of interest, including those mentioned below. I am a fairly frequent participant in deletion discussions of various kinds but try to limit my comments to when they will be helpful. After all Est omnino difficile iudicare inclusionis meritum cuiusdam rei in encyclopædia cum ratio sciendi quid populi referat incerta sit, sed nihilominus aliquid encyclopædiam dedecet.[1]

I began editing Wikipedia in late 2005 first from IP's such as and then registered an account on March 2nd, 2006 in order to create the article Keynes (disambiguation). Prior to 2006 unregistered users could create articles. I became an administrator on August 8th, 2007 after my second request for adminship. Since then I have worked largely at AfD and DRV closing deletion discussions and opining when I think I have something important to say.

Most of my direct contributions to the encyclopedia have been wikignoming, fixing typos, replacing internal links to the wrong page, and miscellaneous clean-up. I have however written a few articled from scratch: Patrick Flores, Mark Johnson (producer), Vatta's War, etc. I have also moved around content so that it is organized better and created redirects, especially from titles that seemed logical to me. Minor stuff, but I believe that overall I have been a net positive.

As part of my interest in deletion discussions, I have sometimes commented on the various notability guidelines that we have. Especially Wikipedia:Notability (films) of which I wrote the first draft. Others have vastly rewritten it, much to its improvement, but I am gratified that they have seen value in my proposal.

I believe that Wikipedia is just beginning, and that it has a prosperous future ahead of it. All we have to do is keep working. Sometimes outside disputes or disruptive editors can get in the way, but overall we are still on the right track. Our explosive early growth has slowed and a renewed focus on recruiting and retaining quality editors is necessary. Nevertheless, I am convinced that the best is yet to come. Certainly, nothing that is required is more difficult or unlikely than a bunch of random people getting together and writing the world's most popular encyclopedia.


This user has an intermediate understanding of British English.
it-3Questo utente può contribuire con un livello avanzato di italiano.
la-2Hic usor media latinitate contribuere potest.
eo-2Ĉi tiu uzanto povas komuniki per meza nivelo de Esperanto.
ru-1Этот участник владеет русским языком на начальном уровне.
grc-1Ὅδε ὁ χρήστης δύναται συμβάλλεσθαι ὀλίγῃ γνώσει τῆς ἀρχαίας ἑλληνικῆς.
This user has an advanced understanding of the Cyrillic script.
This user has an advanced understanding of the International Phonetic Alphabet.
qya-3Yuhtaro sina ná maitë hanyo quenyanen.
sjn-1I iuithron hen gâr ist dithen o lam Edhellen.
LOTR This user loves The Lord of the Rings books but NOT the films.
A lion similar to Aslan, the Lion This user loves The Chronicles of Narnia, both the books and the movies.
This user is a Star Trek fan, but refuses to be labeled as a Trekkie/Trekker.
STAR WARSThis user is a Star Wars fan.
Circinus.galaxy.750pix.jpg This user is a fan of Vatta's War.
SASThis user is a fan of the
San Antonio Spurs
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BC St. Ignatius apse window 3.jpg This user is a High Church, conservative adherent of Anglican Christianity.
.  TheThis user puts two spaces after a period.
A, B, and CThis user prefers the serial comma.

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WikiProject Middle-earth.
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