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post Mon 14th March 2011, 7:53am
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QUOTE(melloden @ Mon 14th March 2011, 2:01am) *
This is why I can't stand listening to gay-ish male voices for very long.

True, it can be trying... but I should just point out here that I've met several gay folks over the years, and very few of them showed any real tendency towards narcissism or self-absorption whatsoever. For some reason, effeminacy can give people (men, usually, but sometimes women too) the wrong impression, as if the person is trying to get attention or put on some sort of exhibitionist "show" for people, when in fact that's not usually what it is at all. It may be that some gay guys who are effeminate are trying to compensate for deep-seated insecurities in some way, but that's certainly not the same thing, and of course that can also be said of a lot of people regardless of what sort of things they do in private.

Long story short, I don't believe Mr. Schumin's behavior as a Wikipedian has much of anything to do with whatever his sexual proclivities may be, assuming he even has any. This is simply a guy who can't accept the kind of effect he has on people whom he either doesn't agree with or doesn't respect. If he is gay (and I don't really know if he is or not), he might have cause to believe that some of the enmity directed at him is bigotry - but I don't think there's any question that there would still be plenty of enmity even if he looked and talked like Brad Pitt, or George Clooney, or someone even better-looking, such as myself.
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post Mon 14th March 2011, 12:54pm
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QUOTE(melloden @ Mon 14th March 2011, 2:01am) *

This is why I can't stand listening to gay-ish male voices for very long.


Try this. I can listen to this multiple times a day.

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post Mon 14th March 2011, 3:45pm
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Jesus, talk about being separated at birth.

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post Tue 26th April 2011, 8:50am
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Bringing this thread up for 2 reasons:

First, Seren created a small BLP about Chet Faliszek.

Second, I have a video which will make you wonder about the sanity of people who make video games.

Behold: The nerds of Valve, talking about the company's "awesome" snack bar.

Complete with Erik Wolpaw complaining about people stealing his butter.

Too many idiots worship these guys. They are starting to believe their
own press releases. A pile of junk food does not make a good workplace.
And Wolpaw bears a frightening resemblance to Sheldon on
The Big Bang Theory.
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post Sun 30th December 2012, 4:15am
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This is just a bump to say that Schumin recently retired from Wikipedia. After his several flagrant abuses of power, I can't say that I'll miss him, but it's too bad he couldn't have stuck around long enough to go through what would've been a very lulzy arbitration.
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post Sun 30th December 2012, 10:37am
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QUOTE(Infomercial @ Sun 30th December 2012, 4:15am) *

This is just a bump to say that Schumin recently retired from Wikipedia. After his several flagrant abuses of power, I can't say that I'll miss him, but it's too bad he couldn't have stuck around long enough to go through what would've been a very lulzy arbitration.

No bloody backbone, so he ran. But will he be back under another name?
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post Mon 31st December 2012, 1:01pm
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QUOTE(Infomercial @ Sat 29th December 2012, 11:15pm) *

This is just a bump to say that Schumin recently retired from Wikipedia. After his several flagrant abuses of power, I can't say that I'll miss him, but it's too bad he couldn't have stuck around long enough to go through what would've been a very lulzy arbitration.


http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=...oldid=529472366:

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The accepted [[Wikipedia:Arbitration/Requests/Case/SchuminWeb|case]] is hereby suspended pending [[User:SchuminWeb|SchuminWeb's]] return to editing. SchuminWeb is instructed not to use his administrator tools in any way until the closure of the case; doing so will be grounds for removal of his administrator userrights. Should SchuminWeb decide to resign his administrative tools, the case will be closed and no further action taken. Should SchuminWeb not return to participate in the case within three months of this motion passing, this case will be closed, and the account will be desysopped. If the tools are resigned or removed in either of the circumstances described above, restoration of the tools to SchuminWeb will require a [[WP:RFA|new request for adminship]].


If he returns, he'll either have to go through Arbitration in order to remain a sysop or resign his sysop tools in order to avoid Arbitration. If he doesn't return within three months, he'll be desysopped.
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post Mon 31st December 2012, 6:34pm
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If he returns, he'll either have to go through Arbitration in order to remain a sysop or resign his sysop tools in order to avoid Arbitration. If he doesn't return within three months, he'll be desysopped.

Yes, sounds ruddy fine in theory. But there's nothing to stop him socking and becoming an admin again, is there?
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post Mon 31st December 2012, 7:10pm
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QUOTE(Retrospect @ Mon 31st December 2012, 1:34pm) *

QUOTE(Michaeldsuarez @ Mon 31st December 2012, 1:01pm) *

If he returns, he'll either have to go through Arbitration in order to remain a sysop or resign his sysop tools in order to avoid Arbitration. If he doesn't return within three months, he'll be desysopped.

Yes, sounds ruddy fine in theory. But there's nothing to stop him socking and becoming an admin again, is there?


You mean "Yes, it sounds very fine in theory, but there is nothing to stop him from socking and becoming an admin once more" right?

Otherwise, you butchered everything. Even your use of "ruddy" was wrong. Ruddy means "damned" and not "damn." A real Brit would know this.
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QUOTE(Ottava @ Mon 31st December 2012, 7:10pm) *

Otherwise, you butchered everything. Even your use of "ruddy" was wrong. Ruddy means "damned" and not "damn." A real Brit would know this.

Look, we all know you're ruddy illiterate. Why do you keep proving it again and again?
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QUOTE(Retrospect @ Tue 1st January 2013, 10:30am) *

QUOTE(Ottava @ Mon 31st December 2012, 7:10pm) *

Otherwise, you butchered everything. Even your use of "ruddy" was wrong. Ruddy means "damned" and not "damn." A real Brit would know this.

Look, we all know you're ruddy illiterate. Why do you keep proving it again and again?


You mean "a ruddy illiterate person." Once again, you used the word "ruddy" in an improper manner.
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QUOTE(Ottava @ Wed 2nd January 2013, 10:27pm) *

You mean "a ruddy illiterate person." Once again, you used the word "ruddy" in an improper manner.

Isn't it bloody stupid to make a false "correction" to someone's grammatically correct English?
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QUOTE(Retrospect @ Wed 2nd January 2013, 6:28pm) *

QUOTE(Ottava @ Wed 2nd January 2013, 10:27pm) *

You mean "a ruddy illiterate person." Once again, you used the word "ruddy" in an improper manner.

Isn't it bloody stupid to make a false "correction" to someone's grammatically correct English?


You haven't posted a proper sentence.
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QUOTE(Retrospect @ Wed 2nd January 2013, 6:28pm) *

QUOTE(Ottava @ Wed 2nd January 2013, 10:27pm) *

You mean "a ruddy illiterate person." Once again, you used the word "ruddy" in an improper manner.

Isn't it bloody stupid to make a false "correction" to someone's grammatically correct English?


I knew a guy in college from Manchester, England. The English professors at my college would take off points anytime he used British English in his essays. It frustrated him to no end. frustrated.gif

He also wore a "FCUK" shirt that scared the... fudge... out of we Americans every time we saw it. On another note, he told me of the Welsh and their very intimate love of sheep. blink.gif confused.gif sick.gif
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QUOTE(Ottava @ Wed 2nd January 2013, 11:39pm) *

You haven't posted a proper sentence.

Please take a course in basic English grammar.
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QUOTE(Retrospect @ Wed 2nd January 2013, 6:43pm) *

QUOTE(Ottava @ Wed 2nd January 2013, 11:39pm) *

You haven't posted a proper sentence.

Please take a course in basic English grammar.


Take one where? To the same place the missing parts of your sentences can be found? You can use this page to brush up on the basics of English grammar. You appear to be fundamentally unable to comprehend how to compose a complete sentence.

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QUOTE(Ottava @ Wed 2nd January 2013, 11:59pm) *

You can use this page to brush up on the basics of English grammar.

ohmy.gif Ottava's been drinking too much Jimbojuice. You should never quote Wikipedia as an authoritative reference on anything.
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QUOTE(Detective @ Thu 3rd January 2013, 7:35am) *

QUOTE(Ottava @ Wed 2nd January 2013, 11:59pm) *

You can use this page to brush up on the basics of English grammar.

ohmy.gif Ottava's been drinking too much Jimbojuice. You should never quote Wikipedia as an authoritative reference on anything.


I never said it was authoritative. I did say that it has the basics. It does a decent job at defining various types of clauses.
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QUOTE(Ottava @ Thu 3rd January 2013, 4:52pm) *

I never said it was authoritative. I did say that it has the basics. It does a decent job at defining various types of clauses.

So you think that WP does have decent articles? In that case, read it and ruddy learn something yourself instead of making an even bigger laughing stock of yourself by "correcting" me.
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QUOTE(Retrospect @ Thu 3rd January 2013, 5:25pm) *

QUOTE(Ottava @ Thu 3rd January 2013, 4:52pm) *

I never said it was authoritative. I did say that it has the basics. It does a decent job at defining various types of clauses.

So you think that WP does have decent articles? In that case, read it and ruddy learn something yourself instead of making an even bigger laughing stock of yourself by "correcting" me.


"ypur" post is as laughably horrible as your other ones. There is just more and more gobblygook every time I look at this forum.
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