User:Ravedave

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Rosa acicularis taken by me near my brothers cabin "up north".

I am a 27 yr old male, I started editing on July 6, 2005 and have 6,428 edits as of January 24, 2008 (current count), which means I am just about getting the hang of things around here. I am currently working on making this the ugliest, most cluttered userpage ever.

Username[edit]

It's one of those usernames you cant get rid of... I started using Ravedave when I was 15 (1995!! 28.8 modems were hot back then) and was first introduced to rave music. "Oh cool it rhymes" I thought. Little did I know about dropping E and glowsticks etc etc. I have never attended an actual rave, nor dropped E, nor have I wildly swung a glowstick about. Now I listen to rave music about once a year. But the name stuck, who cares about credibility anyways :P.

Contribs[edit]

My Images page - Images

MinnesotaLinkFA-star.png - many many many edits, wrote some sections, cat herder for the rest of the article |Climate of MinnesotaLinkFA-star.png - References, copy editing, support | Caffeine LinkFA-star.png copy editing | Office Etiquette - created | KHK - created | Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica - created | Eagle Mountain (Minnesota) - wrote most of it | Buca di beppo - created | Superior National Forest - created | How to Talk Minnesotan - created | Chippewa National Forest - created | Gooseberry Falls State Park - most of it | Tettegouche State Park - created | Miesville Ravine Park Reserve - created | Category Etiquette - created | Gerotor - created + image. | Trientalis borealis - created + image. | Minnesota Congressional Districts rewrote from scratch | National Space Science Data Center Created | Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Created | Template:Infobox Particle Theorized and partially helped implement (minutes too late!) | College hockey All mine so far. | Vacuum extraction Article + image mine. | List of animals named after celebrities | Continuous Passive Motion Article + image mine. | North Star Woolen Mill create & wrote most. Pic from co-worker. | Template:Ecology of Minnesota Create & work on most of the subpages. | Sopite syndrome created & all mine so far.

Minnesota State Parks[edit]

I have a goal of visiting every MN state park. I figure it will only take me 10-30 years :) These are the state parks I have been to: Jay Cooke State Park | Gooseberry Falls State Park | Tettegouche State Park | Split Rock Lighthouse State Park | Mille Lacs Kathio State Park | Fort Snelling State Park | Father Hennepin State Park | Interstate State Park | Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area

Awards[edit]

Working Man's Barnstar.png The Working Man's Barnstar
For meritorious service including rv patrol, welcoming new users, helping multiple pics achieve FP, tireless work on improving Minnesota (which has reached GA FA status), and last but not least assisting users like myself. A hearty congrats and keep up the good work. Thanks for all your assistance - Meersan 16:30, 7 August 2006 (UTC)
This editor is a Most Excellent Grognard, and is entitled to display this Wikipedia Vest Pocket Book
I, ClockworkSoul, hereby award you with the EMC² Barnstar for all of the time and effort that you put into helping to raise caffeine to featured article status! – ClockworkSoul 15:23, 5 September 2006 (UTC)


Original Barnstar.png The Original Barnstar
For hard work in bringing the Minnesota article to FA status Atom 14:32, 3 December 2006 (UTC)
The Reviewers Award The Reviewers Award
To Ravedave, for being a more thorough FAC reviewer than I am (which isn't too hard) cheers, Casliber (talk · contribs) 13:07, 1 November 2007 (UTC)


Quotes[edit]

Quotes from myself, friends, and family that I like

  • "Here comes the crazyness."
  • "The best part about a vacation is your own bed when you get home."
  • "One of the job titles you get when you become a dad is "fashon consultant""
  • "...the google..." - Pres bush
  • "Don't tie ribbons on your engine, they just burn off once it starts"
  • "Do you do puzzles for the challenge or the picture?"
  • "I couldn't help notice your front tires are on backwards. "
  • "Problems are good, we learn new things by solving them."

Notes for self[edit]

TODO

To remember