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I created my account on January 16, 2012, but didn't actually make any edits until July 16. My first vandalism revert was on October 19, but I haven't reverted any vandalism since then.
I'm Catholic. I have PDD-NOS, ADD, dysmetria, and self-diagnosed dysgraphia, and am proud of them all. My major interests are developmental psychology and articulatory phonetics, but since I'm not an expert on either of them, most of my major edits are on pages relating to fiction.
I'm a moderate eventualist, a moderate anti-statusquoist, a communalist, and a semi-factionalist. See meta:Conflicting Wikipedia philosophies.
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|Timothée de Fombelle||Nonexistent||The author of Toby Alone, as well as several other novels and plays.|
|Toby Alone||A fantastic book that isn't nearly as well-known as it deserves to be.|
|The Golden Hamster Saga|
|Hitty, Her First Hundred Years||One of the few Newbery Medal books that actually deserve it.|
|Toby and the Secrets of the Tree||See Toby Alone.|
|Tiny Tim (comic strip)||Nonexistent||It used to be popular, even though it's since faded into obscurity.|
|Ben Batsford||Nonexistent||An early, obscure cartoonist.|
|Frankie Doodle||Nonexistent||I probably won't be able to find many sources on it.|
|Little Mary Mixup||Nonexistent||See Frankie Doodle|
|Dietlof Reiche||Nonexistent||Draft||Wikipedia has only a few sentences on him, as far as I can tell.|
|I, Freddy||Nonexistent||Nonexistent||Wikipedia has hardly any coverage on it, and none at all in foreign languages.|
|Freddy in Peril||Nonexistent||Nonexistent||See above|
|Freddy to the Rescue||Nonexistent||Nonexistent||See above|
|The Haunting of Freddy||Nonexistent||Nonexistent||See above|
|Freddy's Final Quest||Nonexistent||Nonexistent||See above|
|Barney and Clyde||Nonexistent||Nonexistent||As far as I can tell, it's not that well-known.|
|Dondi (film)||Nonexistent||Nonexistent||It didn't get very good reviews, but there should be enough coverage for an okay article.|
|Filium Fables||Nonexistent||Nonexistent||An early strip by a great cartoonist.|
|Elmo (comic strip)||Nonexistent||Nonexistent||See Frankie Doodle and Little Mary Mixup.|
|Michael Turner (translator)||Nonexistent||Nonexistent|
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Have you ever visited that portion of Erin's plot that offers its sympathetic soil for the minute survey and scrutinous examination of those in political power, whose decision has wisely been the means before now of converting the stern and prejudiced, and reaching the hand of slight aid to share its strength in augmenting its agricultural richness?
- Delina Delaney, by Amanda McKittrick Ros
Some who have read the book, or at any rate have reviewed it, have found it boring, absurd, or contemptible; and I have no cause to complain, since I have similar opinions of their works, or of the kinds of writing that they evidently prefer.
Calvin: A painting. Moving. Spiritually enriching. Sublime...."High" art. The comic strip. Vapid. Juvenile. Commercial hack work...."Low" art. A painting of a comic strip panel. Sophisticated irony. Philosophically challenging...."High" art.
Hobbes: Suppose I draw a cartoon of a painting of a comic strip?
Calvin: Sophomoric. Intellectually sterile. "Low" art.
Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you walk into an open sewer and die.
The problem with Wikipedia is that it only works in practice. In theory, it's a total disaster.
Go on, get out! Last words are for fools who haven't said enough!
- Last words of Karl Marx
June 3. Cold Harbor. I was killed.
- Last words of a union soldier, writing in his diary.
And now, I am officially dead.
- Last words of Abram S. Hewitt, after removing the oxygen tube from his mouth