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thekohser
post Thu 7th April 2011, 5:13pm
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Jimbo helped out Abbie Boudreau. Surprisingly, she is a dirty blonde, not a brunette, so Jimbo must be broadening his tastes in damsels in distress.

Anyway, I'll just comment on the fact that Jimbo removed all of the "reliable sources" from the section he blasted from the biography (which would normally earn a note of education or admonishment from some administrator on Wikipedia, but Jimbo is special and he cannot be coached); and, it's worth noting the similarity between the words "Boudreau" and "boudoir", no?


Edit: In case you're interested, Jimbo reverted (for the most part) the work of User:Filmfluff.

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It's the blimp, Frank
post Thu 7th April 2011, 5:53pm
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I'm not trying to rescue Jimbo's rep here, but it appears to me that the end result was a responsible BLP, which covered the attempted "punking" in a reasonable way. Prior to Jimbo's edit, what you had was a Will Beback-style BLP monstrosity.
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post Thu 7th April 2011, 6:12pm
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QUOTE(It's the blimp, Frank @ Thu 7th April 2011, 10:53am) *

I'm not trying to rescue Jimbo's rep here, but it appears to me that the end result was a responsible BLP, which covered the attempted "punking" in a reasonable way. Prior to Jimbo's edit, what you had was a Will Beback-style BLP monstrosity.

So what? Jimbo is as responsible as any single human for the POLICY that allows production of this crap. He then mitigates it on behalf of himself, WMF personnel, his friends, and women he wants to bed. And for public relations purposes. All of the latter actually make it worse, because they simply add a veneer of hypocrisy to the evil of the portrait that sits in Jimbo's attic where the public doesn't see it.

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post Thu 7th April 2011, 6:15pm
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Wilde thing -- I think I see your point. BLP is selectively applied to the right people.
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post Thu 7th April 2011, 6:19pm
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QUOTE(It's the blimp, Frank @ Thu 7th April 2011, 1:53pm) *

...the end result was a responsible BLP...


Nothing ever has an "end result" on Wikipedia. Ms. Boudreau's BLP could be savaged even worse than before, tomorrow.

And, what Milton said.
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post Fri 8th April 2011, 11:55am
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QUOTE(thekohser @ Thu 7th April 2011, 6:13pm) *

she is a dirty blonde

{{BLPvio}}
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QUOTE(Gruntled @ Fri 8th April 2011, 4:55am) *

QUOTE(thekohser @ Thu 7th April 2011, 6:13pm) *

she is a dirty blonde

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No, they are the best kind. biggrin.gif
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