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I'm Ks0stm, a storm chaser and University of Oklahoma sociology major originally from Salina, Kansas. Like many people from Kansas, I get tired of Wizard of Oz jokes and relatively bored with the area, but I love it nonetheless. My username's etymology is that of a United States amateur radio call sign, and is the one that I wish to have when I get my amateur radio license. Anything else you would want to know about me personally is probably over there (→) in my userboxes, but if not, feel free to ask.

My article editing activities mostly revolve around articles involving meteorology, Salina, other locations I'm familiar with, and geography. I became an administrator in September 2011 (Wikipedia:Requests for adminship/Ks0stm), and as an administrator I usually participate at WP:AIV, WP:RFPP, speedy deletion, and WP:ITN, with the occasional comment on one or another of the administrator noticeboards. I will occasionally participate in deletion discussions, but not a general rule I dislike participating in them because I usually lack an opinion on whether or not an article should be deleted. I will, however, close relatively uncontroversial AfDs as an administrator every now and then. Long story short I'll basically dabble wherever I feel like at a given time.

If you would like to contact me off wiki, feel free to do so via email, but also consider leaving a {{You've got mail}} on my talk page in case I notice that before the email. I also sometimes hang around IRC in the #wikipedia-en-roads connect and #wiki-hurricanes connect channels, as well as my own ##Ks0stm connect channel, so you might be able to catch me in one of those if you would prefer talk in real time.

I am also known as Ks0stm on all Wikimedia projects, IRC, and many other websites.

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Edits 12143
Edits+Deleted 13086
Pages deleted 596
Pages restored 17
Pages protected 245
Pages unprotected 9
Protections modified 53
Users blocked 368
Users reblocked 68
Users unblocked 7
User rights modified 40
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  1. Get around to creating those articles in the section above this
  2. Improve National Weather Center
  3. Think about doing Portal:Severe weather
  4. Think about working Storm Prediction Center to FA-class (collaboration?)
  5. Get to GA:
    1. K-4 (Kansas highway)
    2. K-254 (Kansas highway)
  6. Get to GA & DYK
    1. K-65 (Kansas highway)
    2. K-71 (Kansas highway) (Nemaha County)
    3. K-106 (Kansas highway) (Ottawa County)
    4. K-144 (Kansas highway) (US-160 (Haskell County)→US-56(Gray County))
    5. K-190 (Kansas highway) (US-160 (Grant County)→US-83 (Seward County))


  1. Obtain pictures for:
    1. Assaria, Kansas
    2. Bridgeport, Kansas
    3. Bavaria, Kansas
    4. Brookville, Kansas
    5. Mentor, Kansas
    6. Parkerfield, Kansas
    7. Smolan, Kansas
    8. commons:Talk:University of Oklahoma#Needed pictures
    9. Category:Salina, Kansas and subcategories
    10. Category:Norman, Oklahoma and OU subcategory
    11. Category:Wikipedia requested photographs in Kansas
    12. Category:Wikipedia requested photographs in Oklahoma


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User:Ks0stm has been identified as an Awesome Wikipedian,
and therefore, I've officially declared today as Ks0stm's day!
For being such a beautiful person and great Wikipedian,
enjoy being the Star of the day, dear Ks0stm!

00:08, 16 August 2010 (UTC)

A record of your Day will always be kept here.

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Thanks Ks0stm for helping to promote K-143 (Kansas highway) to Good Article status. Please accept this little sign of appreciation and goodwill from me, because you deserve it. Keep it up, and give some a pat on the back today. --Sp33dyphil ©© 00:10, 12 November 2011 (UTC)
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For refusing to retaliate against a truly abusive series of insults in a wonderfully humorous fashion, I hereby award you the Civility Barnstar. Thank you for serving as a example of how to properly respond to those who cannot respond properly. Hersfold non-admin(t/a/c) 21:20, 31 October 2012 (UTC)