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Heat
I see Coffee is now retired. What happened?
NuclearWarfare
No real dispute triggered it, though the ongoing issue of BLPs played a large role. He has a notice up on his userpage about why he retired though.
Heat
QUOTE(NuclearWarfare @ Fri 13th August 2010, 2:48am) *

No real dispute triggered it, though the ongoing issue of BLPs played a large role. He has a notice up on his userpage about why he retired though.


He's still an admin though? So Wikipedia still hasn't implemented a rule deadminning inactive admins?
Cock-up-over-conspiracy
Good for him to get out of the cult and invest in his own real world life and identity.

Well done, punk.
Heat
À wikipedia admin with live ammo. Just what the world needs.
Theanima
Admins who say they retire but keep the tools haven't really retired at all. It's like retiring from a real job, but keeping the keys and the combination to the safe.
A Horse With No Name
I imagine that his "day job" requires his complete and undivided attention -- or maybe he grew a brain? Whatever, it is no great loss. He brought absolutely nothing of value to Wikipedia, and he will probably only be remembered for that idiotic borrow-the-mop fiasco with Steve Crossin in 2008.
GlassBeadGame
QUOTE(A Horse With No Name @ Fri 13th August 2010, 8:06am) *

I imagine that his "day job" requires his complete and undivided attention -- or maybe he grew a brain? Whatever, it is no great loss. He brought absolutely nothing of value to Wikipedia, and he will probably only be remembered for that idiotic borrow-the-mop fiasco with Steve Crossin in 2008.

How very Wikipedian to measure the departure of a young person in terms of the impact on that sorry site. Of course he brought nothing of value and neither does anyone else. If he sticks to quitting he will "be remembered" by the people that occupy the more important aspect of his life and not some silly drama you like to harp upon. Good luck to the kid.
carbuncle
QUOTE(GlassBeadGame @ Fri 13th August 2010, 2:40pm) *

QUOTE(A Horse With No Name @ Fri 13th August 2010, 8:06am) *

I imagine that his "day job" requires his complete and undivided attention -- or maybe he grew a brain? Whatever, it is no great loss. He brought absolutely nothing of value to Wikipedia, and he will probably only be remembered for that idiotic borrow-the-mop fiasco with Steve Crossin in 2008.

How very Wikipedian to measure the departure of a young person in terms of the impact on that sorry site. Of course he brought nothing of value and neither does anyone else. If he sticks to quitting he will "be remembered" by the people that occupy the more important aspect of his life and not some silly drama you like to harp upon. Good luck to the kid.

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A Horse With No Name
QUOTE(GlassBeadGame @ Fri 13th August 2010, 10:40am) *
Of course he brought nothing of value and neither does anyone else.


There are a number of people who make an effort to create worthwhile content -- some of them actually succeed, too. All of them eventually get scalded.

QUOTE(GlassBeadGame @ Fri 13th August 2010, 10:40am) *
Good luck to the kid.

Agreed. Here's hoping that he stays out of harm's way.
Shalom
QUOTE(A Horse With No Name @ Fri 13th August 2010, 12:54pm) *

QUOTE(GlassBeadGame @ Fri 13th August 2010, 10:40am) *
Of course he brought nothing of value and neither does anyone else.


There are a number of people who make an effort to create worthwhile content -- some of them actually succeed, too. All of them eventually get scalded.

I succeeded, and I got scalded.
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