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thekohser
post Sat 26th March 2011, 4:11pm
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Blofeld went crawling back to Jimbo's project, after about two weeks of holding his breath and pouting.
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post Sat 26th March 2011, 4:33pm
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QUOTE(thekohser @ Sat 26th March 2011, 4:11pm) *

Blofeld went crawling back to Jimbo's project, after about two weeks of holding his breath and pouting.


Editing lists of hotels, indeed http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=...get=Dr.+Blofeld . Bringing the sum of human knowledge to every person on the planet is so satisfying and addictive http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=...oldid=420828339 .

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post Mon 28th March 2011, 3:28am
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QUOTE(Peter Damian @ Sat 26th March 2011, 9:33am) *
Bringing the sum of human knowledge to every person on the planet is so satisfying and addictive http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=...oldid=420828339 .

Golly, isn't that wacky. Hotels in Macau.
Some Macau casinos with bad WP articles were discussed last week, in one of my WR posts.
In a private area......

As I would expect, he didn't fix anything. Just added them to a list.

Coincidence?
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post Wed 13th April 2011, 9:26pm
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Huh. So much for that?
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post Wed 13th April 2011, 10:57pm
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QUOTE(Dr. Blofeld @ Wed 9th February 2011, 8:00am) *

Well I learned classical piano from age of 7-14 I think. But I never learned to play without music until recently. Yeah I love Chopin, absolute genius. Easily my favourite composer. Ballade no.1 is possibly the most astounding piece I've ever heard in terms of technical quality. Who plays it best, mmm I'd say Zimmerman just edges Horowitz on that one. Liszt and Bach are also my favourites. Admittedly Mozart doesn't really do it for me, I prefer Beethoven. For somebody who never used to like classical and was solely a rock fan for many years I've come to appreciate it in recent times. A lot of classical music doesn't float my boat and a lot of jazz I find too avant garde. I generally like very melodic "emotional" sort of music.


That is Chopin's best indeed. It's just amazing. Throughout the piece a part is trying to get out but can't be articulated, he keeps trying to rephrase it but it's never quite right so he abruptly stops or gets frustrated and tries again until at a point or two just throws up his hands and unleashes a stream of articulation which doesn't quite get the point across so he's back at trying to express the unexpressable and failing again... up and down, down and up, slow and fast but never just right in an exactly perfect way.

Like trying to explain/say something very difficult and honest to someone you really care about and just being unable to do it because it is so important and difficult.

Other than that you guys are gonna force me to put up a Yngwie Malmsteen video.
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post Wed 13th April 2011, 11:11pm
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:Jimbo_Wales&diff=prev&oldid=411586262 I recommend that you start by assuming good faith and paying attention to the facts of reality.]

How ugly coming from Jimbo.
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post Fri 29th April 2011, 3:32pm
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QUOTE(Theanima @ Wed 2nd February 2011, 2:48pm) *

QUOTE(thekohser @ Wed 2nd February 2011, 5:20pm) *

I don't know why so many "long-time editors" seem very surprised and indignant to discover that Jimmy Wales is a horrible manager of communities, and that he's basking in success and fame on the thankless labor served up by grunts who don't realize that Jimmy Wales keeps the architecture deliberately labor-intensive, because it's so addictive.

Good luck on the "outside", Blofeld!


In short, Dr. Blofeld retires again.


exactly. How is this news? I think he's "retired" something like 10 times.
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post Sat 30th April 2011, 8:24am
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QUOTE(SB_Johnny @ Wed 13th April 2011, 2:26pm) *

Noooope, he's right back at it. Must have done 500+ edits on the 28th, mostly stubs of villages in Afghanistan.

You crazy, Blofeld. Take drugs and sleep. It's gooood.
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post Sat 30th April 2011, 11:15am
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QUOTE(EricBarbour @ Sat 30th April 2011, 4:24am) *

QUOTE(SB_Johnny @ Wed 13th April 2011, 2:26pm) *

Noooope, he's right back at it. Must have done 500+ edits on the 28th, mostly stubs of villages in Afghanistan.

You crazy, Blofeld. Take drugs and sleep. It's gooood.


Nah, he should follow the advice we gave to Lar: take up gardening.

Blofeld, go in the garden, whip out your hose and spread your seed! rolleyes.gif
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post Sat 30th April 2011, 2:58pm
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http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=...oldid=426709422

"Your wish has been granted Jimbo."

Back to groveling before Jimbo
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post Sat 30th April 2011, 3:20pm
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QUOTE(chrisoff @ Sat 30th April 2011, 2:58pm) *

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=...oldid=426709422

"Your wish has been granted Jimbo."

Back to groveling before Jimbo


This is grovelling.
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post Sat 30th April 2011, 8:58pm
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oh god, I realize "The Wedding Dress" is really really important, and I am SO GLAD that Dr. Blofeld has taken it upon himself to defend Wedding Dresses and the titles of English royals, per Jimbo's edits and interests.

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post Sat 30th April 2011, 9:46pm
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"Most of the people who have ever expressed disgust at my wikipedia contributions are usually those who have contributed less in the last two years to wikipedia than I have in the last two hours."

Amazing.

Why does he think those people are disgusted, because they're jealous? Because they don't know how "hard" it is? He's clearly a lunatic, which I suppose is why he chose that name.
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QUOTE(chrisoff @ Sat 30th April 2011, 1:58pm) *
oh god, I realize "The Wedding Dress" is really really important, and I am SO GLAD that Dr. Blofeld has taken it upon himself to defend Wedding Dresses and the titles of English royals, per Jimbo's edits and interests.

And this is an "encyclopedia"?

Saying it again: with all the things people claim that Wikipedia is not,
there's one thing it clearly is: a drug.
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post Sun 1st May 2011, 3:22pm
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QUOTE(Somey @ Sat 30th April 2011, 2:46pm) *

"Most of the people who have ever expressed disgust at my wikipedia contributions are usually those who have contributed less in the last two years to wikipedia than I have in the last two hours."

Amazing.

Why does he think those people are disgusted, because they're jealous? Because they don't know how "hard" it is? He's clearly a lunatic, which I suppose is why he chose that name.

Anybody who pets a Persian in that kind of suit is a lunatic.

I think Blofeld should change his username to Dr. Evil, and threaten to quit unless they pay him one million dollars. Or alternately, to continue editing, unless they pay him one million dollars.

QUOTE(A Horse With No Name @ Sat 30th April 2011, 4:15am) *

Nah, he should follow the advice we gave to Lar: take up gardening.

Blofeld, go in the garden, whip out your hose and spread your seed! rolleyes.gif

Tried it; nothing but mandrakes. And they scream when you re-pot them.

Fantastically Milton
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post Mon 2nd May 2011, 10:19pm
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This must be another person who is extremely frustrated in their offline life, so they try to find refuge in the online world, to which they have access many hours a day.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2008/...3/news.internet
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