User:Tim Ivorson

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Er... This user is (cont. page 94)
WBA GNF ARB This user thinks Dave Barry would be a good name for a rock band. And this user is not making that up.
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6×9=42 This user jokes in base 13.
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 $\textstyle{\frac{\partial}{\partial x}} \,\;$ This user only partially understands mathematics.
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MI This user knows all the Monkey Island Insults by heart!
I may be barely active on Wikipedia for a while.


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