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If you were looking for a yummy candy, a British game, something to do with chess, or anything else without a "y" in it, you want this article: Skittles.

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Notorious nitpick of spelling, grammar and punctuation (note the lack of the serial comma). Pharmacy student. Wannabe pathologist. Computer science, life sciences (especially pharmacology and medical genetics), biomedical computing (bioinformatics,computational biology, medical imaging, biomedical engineering and more) and psychology (especially behavioural neuroscience and psychopharmacology) majors. Indecisive (as demonstrated). Regulates lawyers. Researcher. Plays with Wistar rats and lab mice. Canadian. Coder. Perfectionist. Sickie. Musician. (Note that each letter in those last 2 words points to a different article). Userbox obsessee.

In other words, has a wide range of knowledge and experience to contribute!!!

Always willing to lend a hand. Have a project? Let me know!

I tend to be "sporadically active"—I'll work for days at a time and then disappear! I call these WikiBinges. You'll be able to tell whether I'm around by checking out my contributions.

WikiProjects[edit]

I tend to label, rate, and stub/destub a variety of articles from any project. I do teeny things for all kinds of projects. These are just the projects where I've put myself down as a user.

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⚕ This user is a member of WikiProject Medicine.
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Medical genetics task force
WikiProject Genetics This user is a member of
Wikiproject Genetics
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WikiProject Law.
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WikiProject Canada
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So many books to read, so little time... This user is a participant of WikiProject Books.
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WikiProject Songs.
Treble clef 2.svg This user is a member of WikiProject Music.
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WikiProject Film This user is a member of WikiProject Film.
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WikiProject Gymnastics This user is a member of
Wikiproject Gymnastics
WikiProject Figure Skating This user is a member of
WikiProject Figure Skating.

Userbox-less[edit]

Canadian Law // Ontario

Maintenance-based[edit]

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[[wiki]] This user is part of the wikification drive.
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WikiProject Citation cleanup.
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Other Wikipedia Involvements[edit]

As above, these are things I do on a regular basis. I do all sorts of teeny different things, depending on my mood.

Disambig.svg This user repairs links to disambiguation pages.
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This user is a translator and proofreader from French to English on Wikipedia:Translation.
Kindness Campaign This user is a member of the Kindness Campaign.
[[red]] This editor adds or leaves in useful red links to encourage content creation.
Wikipedia Double Redirect.svg This user fixes double redirects.

I also repair dead-ends.

Userboxes[edit]

Some of my newly-added boxes that I particularly love:

Peace symbol.svg This user does not understand mean people. Please be nice.
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H1

☢ This user is an escaped genetic experiment and should not be trusted.

Current Contributions[edit]

Skittleys is currently:
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Check my status history for more info.
Update: OnBusyWork/ClassOff

I tend to edit pages I stumble upon in one way or another. Usually, when I try to look up one article for a reference, I end up: (a) editing the article with a grammar tweak at minimum, because it's so necessary!; (b) clicking on a wikilink to another article and having to edit THAT one; and (c) attempting to Wikify some links, which leads to seeing problems in the next article, which leads to editing those, which leads to viewing more articles...until I've suddenly got 30+ tabs open and they're ALL Wikipedia edit pages!

Lately (so I say on September 26, 2009 (2009-09-26), 5 years ago, after about 2 months or so), I have been doing a LOT of:

Categorisation
Stub sorting
Disambiguating
Templates
Obeying the WP:Manual of Style
Infoboxes
Hatnotes
Redirects
Cleanup
Dissuading all Americanisms (and that is purposely leading to a dab)

I also just made a long article about the Leslie L. Dan Pharmacy Building. :)


Barnstars[edit]

Redirect Barnstar-E.svg The Redirect Barnstar
Nice work on the redirect categorization overhaul ;) œ 04:26, 29 September 2009 (UTC)

Why someone would hijack MY account, I do not know, but just in case...:

Committed identity: 0D64AB7D0CAB7B7AC9F8D30793B154019517C512BFD460B32E5EA781B89EC53A1C2CD6469FFD91570F1DF2759079CB63 is a sha384 commitment to this user's real-life identity.
Unified login: skittleys is the unique login of this user for all public Wikimedia projects.