User:Nick-D

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Arguing with anonymous strangers on the internet is a sucker's game because they almost always turn out to be – or to be indistinguishable from – self-righteous sixteen year olds possessing infinite amounts of free time

—Neal Stephenson, Cryptonomicon

I never thought I should live to grow blasé about the sound of gunfire, but so I have.

—George Orwell, Diary, 16 November 1940

What if I take my problem to the United Nations?

It's OK to be pale and geeky and wear glasses, those people run the world now

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24 December 2014

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To do list
I intend to work on these articles in the near future:

  1. Operation Mascot
  2. Operation Goodwood (naval)
  3. Operation Pamphlet
  4. 1 May 1982 engagements (draft under development here, and suggestions for a better article name would be appreciated!)
  5. Proposed Japanese invasion of Australia during World War II
  6. World War I defences of Australia (draft under development here)

I also have plans to improve or start the following articles over the longer term:

Some ideas for articles
I don't intend to work on these topics (probably!), but I hope that someone else does

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