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CharlotteWebb
post Sun 23rd August 2009, 3:42pm
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QUOTE(Newyorkbrad @ Sat 22nd August 2009, 10:13pm) *

Law is not a lawyer. I think he said on his RfA that his username comes from a character in a video game.

Tekken 4. If you suggest that his pepper beef is too damn spicy he'll bust your ass for it. Let me find the video...
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post Sun 23rd August 2009, 9:34pm
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Also WJBscribe, and I think Michael Snow too.


Swatjester will soon be graduating law school, and Smith Jones says he's a lawyer who is a "specialist in International Trade and surrogatcy law and expert on procedural administration".

BS. Smith Jones can't even construct a complete sentence.


Oh, I don't think he's a lawyer, I was just reporting what he said.

I do think he's a performance artist.
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post Sun 23rd August 2009, 9:49pm
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QUOTE(tarantino @ Sun 23rd August 2009, 5:34pm) *
I do think he's a performance artist.

It wouldn't surprise me.

Perhaps Milton Roe and I could go up against him in a song parody contest.
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post Sun 23rd August 2009, 9:50pm
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QUOTE(tarantino @ Sun 23rd August 2009, 5:34pm) *

QUOTE(LaraLove @ Sun 23rd August 2009, 6:13am) *

BS. Smith Jones can't even construct a complete sentence.


Oh, I don't think he's a lawyer, I was just reporting what he said.

I do think he's a performance artist.

Ah, yes. Well, I think he's just annoying. Humor similar to that of Raul654 with his Ceiling cat. Categorize those under "unfunny".
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post Sun 23rd August 2009, 11:53pm
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Law's departure is pretty unfortunate. It seems Wikipedia's vast ocean of shit eventually sucked him below the current. I wish this didn't happen as often as it does to users with clue.
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post Mon 24th August 2009, 12:01am
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QUOTE(MZMcBride @ Mon 24th August 2009, 12:53am) *

Law's departure is pretty unfortunate. It seems Wikipedia's vast ocean of shit eventually sucked him below the current. I wish this didn't happen as often as it does to users with clue.


The ones with clue have to put up with all the idiots surrounding them. It's only reasonable that they decide to leave once in a while to get the hell away from them.
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post Mon 24th August 2009, 1:50am
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QUOTE(Nerd @ Sun 23rd August 2009, 8:01pm) *
The ones with clue have to put up with all the idiots surrounding them. It's only reasonable that they decide to leave once in a while to get the hell away from them.

"If you lie down with dogs, don't be surprised if you get up with fleas." —Benjamin Franklin
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post Mon 24th August 2009, 5:42am
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QUOTE(A Horse With No Name @ Sat 22nd August 2009, 5:37am) *

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Hopefully, Law can break the addiction and move on. smile.gif


Eh, he will be back. Thanks for the pissy drama, Law -- things were getting a bit slow. bored.gif


I'm generally a jovial and somewhat crass figure, but I'd like to point out that I don't quite understand this remark. Granted, I might be able to empathize with the sentiment behind it, but to me drama is not what I created. I did what I thought to be the norm - to retire with a template.

I wish I could entertain the community here and on WP with a statement on my userpage about philosophies that go into depth about my trials, my views, and my trying to fight the good fight. I wish it entailed my loss of faith in a system that had a foundation in decency, and it was the decline and irreverence that led to such an abrupt departure.

However, I was strolling (not trolling) the roof of my building here in San Diego (taking a 'wikibreak' from administrative duties), about a month ago. My journey to enjoy a menthol cigarette and a bottle of Stella Atrois was met with an unusual breed of female who was a goddess in form and style, enjoying a glass of merlot. As we talked I realized that her physical attributes were only met with what I consider a perfect amount of subdued intelligence, a healthy pessimism and a laugh that was quite intoxicating.

One month later, I find myself infatuated, and excited, railroading all plans I had to take my newfound Master's degree and move home. This seemingly unadulterated Siren has invited me to share her life, move in with her, and stay in San Diego. What started as a tryst has evolved into something one can only see as a long-term partnership. I fell in love and what's more, I realized that the break I took from this thankless title and 'duty to none' had resulted in such good circumstance, that I felt I no longer needed to focus on my contributions to Wikipedia, but what other great things lie outside my Internet?

So basically, yeah. I want to stay and contribute here because I feel I can add to the social interaction by virtue of my time and position on Wikipedia. So while I am quite content with my retirement from WP, I look forward to spending time here when time allows, and when I feel that I can contribute.

I do not understand the sentiment on my talk page because I think that I was not the greatest of administrators. I do not adhere to CIV, and want it destroyed.

I have a huge problem with BLP because editors cannot help but add information that is defamatory and what I consider to be insanely inappropriate. It also should be stated that I feel the same about bios of dead people, because estates and descendants have to deal with the same repercussions that are created by bullshit additions. WP is not responsible to handle any biography, and they only adhere to BLP for legal reasons, and not moral ones.

I also find AGF to be the worst of any rule, because it is what your spouse cries when you catch him or her in bed with another person. "AGF! It's not what it looks like." That's an insult to my intelligence. AGF is a license to portray yourself as a doormat - and a dumb one. That's not my thing. It's stupid, insulting, and makes everyone 10 IQ points dumber. AGF is makes everyone look stupider and if people spent less time on CIV and AGF'ing, I feel that as in real life, things would run smoother.

So yeah, this was too long to read. And yeah, it basically boils down to the fact that I found a chick with a killer smile and a huge rack, but if that is the legacy I leave, I'm pretty fucking happy with that.
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post Mon 24th August 2009, 11:06am
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Congratulations on having solved the problem of Oxytocin Deficit Disorder.
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post Mon 24th August 2009, 7:09pm
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QUOTE(MZMcBride @ Sun 23rd August 2009, 6:53pm) *

Law's departure is pretty unfortunate. It seems Wikipedia's vast ocean of shit eventually sucked him below the current. I wish this didn't happen as often as it does to users with clue.

The users with clue all left a long time ago. Law just found clue (hopefully).
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post Mon 24th August 2009, 8:36pm
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QUOTE(Law @ Mon 24th August 2009, 6:42am) *
So yeah, this was too long to read. And yeah, it basically boils down to the fact that I found a chick with a killer smile and a huge rack, but if that is the legacy I leave, I'm pretty fucking happy with that.

I really can't think of a better reason than that to retire from wikipedia. The admin treadmill is pretty thankless anyway. God knows, there are precious few of them that I'd piss on if they were on fire. The feeling's probably mutual though to be fair. biggrin.gif
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post Mon 24th August 2009, 8:40pm
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QUOTE(Malleus @ Mon 24th August 2009, 2:36pm) *

QUOTE(Law @ Mon 24th August 2009, 6:42am) *
So yeah, this was too long to read. And yeah, it basically boils down to the fact that I found a chick with a killer smile and a huge rack, but if that is the legacy I leave, I'm pretty fucking happy with that.

I really can't think of a better reason than that to retire from wikipedia. The admin treadmill is pretty thankless anyway. God knows, there are precious few of them that I'd piss on if they were on fire. The feeling's probably mutual though to be fair. biggrin.gif


Well good luck. After all Wkipedia is to an encyclopedia what that kind of partialization is to a caring relationship.
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post Mon 24th August 2009, 8:51pm
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Well, Franklin had quite the sex life. He's my favorite Founding Father, for certain! evilgrin.gif
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post Mon 24th August 2009, 10:10pm
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QUOTE(A Horse With No Name @ Mon 24th August 2009, 9:51pm) *

Well, Franklin had quite the sex life.

You're getting him muddled with someone else starting with F.

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post Mon 24th August 2009, 10:17pm
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QUOTE(Jay @ Mon 24th August 2009, 3:10pm) *

QUOTE(A Horse With No Name @ Mon 24th August 2009, 9:51pm) *

Well, Franklin had quite the sex life.

You're getting him muddled with someone else starting with F.

What makes you think so?

I'll bet it made for some really hip parties to sit around naked in hot tub and snort coke through $100 bills that all have a picture of YOU on them. That was about how famous he was in France.
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post Mon 24th August 2009, 10:21pm
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QUOTE(Milton Roe @ Mon 24th August 2009, 11:17pm) *

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QUOTE(A Horse With No Name @ Mon 24th August 2009, 9:51pm) *

Well, Franklin had quite the sex life.

You're getting him muddled with someone else starting with F.

What makes you think so?

Oh dear another person in need of a humerus transplant. mellow.gif
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post Mon 24th August 2009, 10:34pm
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Congratulations on having solved the problem of Oxytocin Deficit Disorder.

Tough solutions. It's either cold turkey WP, or put in nipple rings. wink.gif
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post Sun 30th August 2009, 9:37am
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QUOTE(Malleus @ Mon 24th August 2009, 1:36pm) *

QUOTE(Law @ Mon 24th August 2009, 6:42am) *
So yeah, this was too long to read. And yeah, it basically boils down to the fact that I found a chick with a killer smile and a huge rack, but if that is the legacy I leave, I'm pretty fucking happy with that.

I really can't think of a better reason than that to retire from wikipedia. The admin treadmill is pretty thankless anyway. God knows, there are precious few of them that I'd piss on if they were on fire. The feeling's probably mutual though to be fair. biggrin.gif


The editor treadmill is just as thankless, if not more so, as far as I know. People try to apply bullshit 'policy' universally and that is unrealistic. Let's block everyone for incivility. However, admins spew oral defecation when it comes to the blocking of content editors - namely they should be treated the same as other users. No. That's not real fucking life. You and OR and even Giano may get incivil (which I applaud), but you get fucked for it, just as if you were everyone else. It's always stressed that this is not a democracy. Good, stick to that. Admins need to stick with that. If a substitute teacher pissed in the corner of a room, fire the fucker. If a tenured professor did the same, I'd let him finish, show him to the bathroom, and when he was done relieving himself of his pressure, I'd figure out where WP went so wrong as to elicit this type of behaviour.

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QUOTE(Malleus @ Mon 24th August 2009, 4:36pm) *

QUOTE(Law @ Mon 24th August 2009, 6:42am) *
So yeah, this was too long to read. And yeah, it basically boils down to the fact that I found a chick with a killer smile and a huge rack, but if that is the legacy I leave, I'm pretty fucking happy with that.

I really can't think of a better reason than that to retire from wikipedia. The admin treadmill is pretty thankless anyway. God knows, there are precious few of them that I'd piss on if they were on fire. The feeling's probably mutual though to be fair. biggrin.gif
I'd piss on you, Malleus. laugh.gif
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QUOTE(LaraLove @ Sun 30th August 2009, 12:55pm) *

QUOTE(Malleus @ Mon 24th August 2009, 4:36pm) *

QUOTE(Law @ Mon 24th August 2009, 6:42am) *
So yeah, this was too long to read. And yeah, it basically boils down to the fact that I found a chick with a killer smile and a huge rack, but if that is the legacy I leave, I'm pretty fucking happy with that.

I really can't think of a better reason than that to retire from wikipedia. The admin treadmill is pretty thankless anyway. God knows, there are precious few of them that I'd piss on if they were on fire. The feeling's probably mutual though to be fair. biggrin.gif
I'd piss on you, Malleus. laugh.gif

TMI.

BTW, Law's back. I just about p---ed myself reading the thread. Perhaps I need to investigate if there are exercises for that?
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