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ColScott
post Wed 23rd September 2009, 4:43pm
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sent this am.... I like having things on the record

What makes you qualified to edit MY Wikipedia entry? You're a nothing from the UK who thinks that he is empowered by working on a cultic loser website. Torso is not in any stage of production? How do you know? Do some research loser- I have been at war with your people for years now- I have stayed quiet this whole year because they protected the page and I have better things to do. You should stay the f--- away because otherwise you'll be the one to have re-started the war. Just edit Sonic The Hedgehog and he'll be your bestest friend I promise.
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post Wed 23rd September 2009, 6:54pm
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Well, I think this is just a simple misunderstading. The reference to the David Fincher film Torso, which was added all the way back in early 2007, is simply out-of-date - the reference should not have been removed, but rather changed to "Ness," since that's the project's new title ("Torso" was the title of the book the movie is based on). Also, the release date has been moved up to 2012, but since the world will end that year (according to Nostradamus and the Mayan Calendar), Mr. Husted may have felt as though there was no point in including it.

Meanwhile, I assume Husted's MySpace page is this one? He could have figured this stuff out himself, of course, if he had tried - but unfortunately he's a Wikipedia user.
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post Wed 23rd September 2009, 7:07pm
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QUOTE(ColScott @ Wed 23rd September 2009, 5:43pm) *

sent this am.... I like having things on the record

What makes you qualified to edit MY Wikipedia entry? You're a nothing from the UK who thinks that he is empowered by working on a cultic loser website. Torso is not in any stage of production? How do you know? Do some research loser- I have been at war with your people for years now- I have stayed quiet this whole year because they protected the page and I have better things to do. You should stay the f--- away because otherwise you'll be the one to have re-started the war. Just edit Sonic The Hedgehog and he'll be your bestest friend I promise.


That Oscar Wilde, he was pretty spot on about the narcissistic personality type wasn't he?
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post Wed 23rd September 2009, 7:12pm
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QUOTE(ColScott @ Wed 23rd September 2009, 4:43pm) *

sent this am.... I like having things on the record

What makes you qualified to edit MY Wikipedia entry? You're a nothing from the UK who thinks that he is empowered by working on a cultic loser website. Torso is not in any stage of production? How do you know? Do some research loser- I have been at war with your people for years now- I have stayed quiet this whole year because they protected the page and I have better things to do. You should stay the f--- away because otherwise you'll be the one to have re-started the war. Just edit Sonic The Hedgehog and he'll be your bestest friend I promise.

I hope he added you to his friend list!
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post Wed 23rd September 2009, 9:30pm
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QUOTE(Somey @ Wed 23rd September 2009, 11:54am) *

Well, I think this is just a simple misunderstading. The reference to the David Fincher film Torso, which was added all the way back in early 2007, is simply out-of-date - the reference should not have been removed, but rather changed to "Ness," since that's the project's new title ("Torso" was the title of the book the movie is based on). Also, the release date has been moved up to 2012, but since the world will end that year (according to Nostradamus and the Mayan Calendar), Mr. Husted may have felt as though there was no point in including it.

Meanwhile, I assume Husted's MySpace page is this one? He could have figured this stuff out himself, of course, if he had tried - but unfortunately he's a Wikipedia user.



I just think he should leave my page alone. We are at a delicate stage in the war. No one has been killed in battle in months. Why provoke?

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QUOTE(ColScott @ Wed 23rd September 2009, 5:43pm) *

sent this am.... I like having things on the record

What makes you qualified to edit MY Wikipedia entry? You're a nothing from the UK who thinks that he is empowered by working on a cultic loser website. Torso is not in any stage of production? How do you know? Do some research loser- I have been at war with your people for years now- I have stayed quiet this whole year because they protected the page and I have better things to do. You should stay the f--- away because otherwise you'll be the one to have re-started the war. Just edit Sonic The Hedgehog and he'll be your bestest friend I promise.


That Oscar Wilde, he was pretty spot on about the narcissistic personality type wasn't he?


I would ask you what you are talking about but then I saw you were referring to Harlan Ellison
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post Thu 24th September 2009, 4:27am
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QUOTE(ColScott @ Wed 23rd September 2009, 4:30pm) *
I just think he should leave my page alone. We are at a delicate stage in the war. No one has been killed in battle in months. Why provoke?

I agree, pretty much. Maybe they drew straws, and he lost? unsure.gif

I guess my only real question would be, if he had changed the title "Torso" to "Ness," and the "2009" to "2012," would you have reacted the same way? In other words, are edits that improve the accuracy of the filmography, without actually removing things, to be considered provocations?
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post Thu 24th September 2009, 5:05am
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QUOTE(Somey @ Wed 23rd September 2009, 9:27pm) *

QUOTE(ColScott @ Wed 23rd September 2009, 4:30pm) *
I just think he should leave my page alone. We are at a delicate stage in the war. No one has been killed in battle in months. Why provoke?

I agree, pretty much. Maybe they drew straws, and he lost? unsure.gif

I guess my only real question would be, if he had changed the title "Torso" to "Ness," and the "2009" to "2012," would you have reacted the same way? In other words, are edits that improve the accuracy of the filmography, without actually removing things, to be considered provocations?

where is this 2012 shit coming from? It's either gonna be 2010 or never happen with Fincher

and as long as I can delude myself that the thing is locked in an inoffensive state and once a month check in and see no changes then there is peace on the beach- editing it at all is the problem because they cannot be trusted- not one of them
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QUOTE(ColScott @ Thu 24th September 2009, 5:05am) *

and as long as I can delude myself that the thing is locked in an inoffensive state and once a month check in and see no changes then there is peace on the beach- editing it at all is the problem because they cannot be trusted- not one of them

What's with this "check once a month" bullshit? You just happened to be doing your monthly check immediately after Darrenhusted made that change? Your Blackberry probably starts playing Ride of the Valkyries when it gets an email that someone has touched your article. Hey, if I had a bio on WP, I'd probably do the same thing, but you seem to have a problem with telling the truth.
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QUOTE(carbuncle @ Thu 24th September 2009, 9:26am) *

QUOTE(ColScott @ Thu 24th September 2009, 5:05am) *

and as long as I can delude myself that the thing is locked in an inoffensive state and once a month check in and see no changes then there is peace on the beach- editing it at all is the problem because they cannot be trusted- not one of them

What's with this "check once a month" bullshit? You just happened to be doing your monthly check immediately after Darrenhusted made that change? Your Blackberry probably starts playing Ride of the Valkyries when it gets an email that someone has touched your article. Hey, if I had a bio on WP, I'd probably do the same thing, but you seem to have a problem with telling the truth.

What are you talking about? Since when did WP offer email updates whenever there is a change to a watchlisted article?
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QUOTE(Cedric @ Thu 24th September 2009, 3:24pm) *

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and as long as I can delude myself that the thing is locked in an inoffensive state and once a month check in and see no changes then there is peace on the beach- editing it at all is the problem because they cannot be trusted- not one of them

What's with this "check once a month" bullshit? You just happened to be doing your monthly check immediately after Darrenhusted made that change? Your Blackberry probably starts playing Ride of the Valkyries when it gets an email that someone has touched your article. Hey, if I had a bio on WP, I'd probably do the same thing, but you seem to have a problem with telling the truth.

What are you talking about? Since when did WP offer email updates whenever there is a change to a watchlisted article?

It isn't directly offered by WP, but there are several ways to accomplish it, some easily and some less so. Besides, I'm sure Mr Murphy's cadre of fanboy minions are all too happy to earn Brownie points by watching it for him.
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post Thu 24th September 2009, 7:32pm
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QUOTE(carbuncle @ Thu 24th September 2009, 7:26am) *

QUOTE(ColScott @ Thu 24th September 2009, 5:05am) *

and as long as I can delude myself that the thing is locked in an inoffensive state and once a month check in and see no changes then there is peace on the beach- editing it at all is the problem because they cannot be trusted- not one of them

What's with this "check once a month" bullshit? You just happened to be doing your monthly check immediately after Darrenhusted made that change? Your Blackberry probably starts playing Ride of the Valkyries when it gets an email that someone has touched your article. Hey, if I had a bio on WP, I'd probably do the same thing, but you seem to have a problem with telling the truth.


Thank you for ranting, shithead, but I'm telling the truth.

Now if you know of a way to arrange for such an alarm on my iphone I am all ears. Otherwise go back to mommy and eat your sandwich squares.
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post Thu 24th September 2009, 8:15pm
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QUOTE(ColScott @ Thu 24th September 2009, 7:32pm) *

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QUOTE(ColScott @ Thu 24th September 2009, 5:05am) *

and as long as I can delude myself that the thing is locked in an inoffensive state and once a month check in and see no changes then there is peace on the beach- editing it at all is the problem because they cannot be trusted- not one of them

What's with this "check once a month" bullshit? You just happened to be doing your monthly check immediately after Darrenhusted made that change? Your Blackberry probably starts playing Ride of the Valkyries when it gets an email that someone has touched your article. Hey, if I had a bio on WP, I'd probably do the same thing, but you seem to have a problem with telling the truth.


Thank you for ranting, shithead, but I'm telling the truth.

Now if you know of a way to arrange for such an alarm on my iphone I am all ears. Otherwise go back to mommy and eat your sandwich squares.

Your record of telling the truth here is poor, to say the least. The timing is a little too coinciental for belief.

I do know of a way to arrange such a notification, but I have no interest in helping you harass anyone simply because they made an innocuous edit to your bio. Sorry.
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post Thu 24th September 2009, 8:31pm
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QUOTE(ColScott @ Thu 24th September 2009, 12:05am) *
where is this 2012 shit coming from? It's either gonna be 2010 or never happen with Fincher...

That's from the IMDb entry, which seems to be where most WP'ers go for movie info (and everyone else too, I suspect).

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Obviously they can't be trusted - I was just asking for the sake of argument, is all. I mean, if it were me, I'd probably be OK with that particular change (i.e., changing the title), even if I'd gone through the kind of BS you went through with them 18 months ago. But I'm more forgiving than most people!

As for e-mailed change notifications, you might have a look at WikiAlarm - I haven't tried it myself, of course, but it seems to be a little easier than setting up RSS notifications from MediaWiki.
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If Darrenhusted has any sense, he'll either ignore ColScott's missive, or give a short and sweet response telling him to have sexual intercourse with himself.
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If Darrenhusted has any sense, he'll either ignore ColScott's missive, or give a short and sweet response telling him to have sexual intercourse with himself.

I dunno - I'd have to say that the sensibility-quotient of the latter approach is likely to be considerably lower, almost to the point of suggesting that he is, in fact, senseless.

Ignoring Mr. ColScott might eventually help ameliorate the situation somewhat, but if I were him, I'd put the movie back in as "Ness (2010)" and have done with it. Other WP'ers might object, obviously, but it's the most sensible thing for him to do - as an individual.
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