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I am Cobi, the author, owner, and operator of the ClueBots.
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My RfA is here.

About me:

I am the Cobi. I hang out on the ClueNet and Freenode IRC networks. I am also a co-founder of ClueNet. On Wikipedia, I am a verified open proxy checker, a member of the BAG, a bot operator, and a RCP.

My paper on ClueBot

I have written a paper on ClueBot. It can be found here.

Siemens Westinghouse Competition

I am a Region Six regional finalist in the 2007-08 Siemens Westinghouse Competition.

My Awards:

Dykbb.png The Wikipedia Bot Builder Award
This award is for a brilliant bot! Thedjatclubrock :) (T/C) 19:45, 20 August 2007 (UTC)
Surreal Barnstar.png The Surreal Barnstar
[1] - I award this to you for using the sandbox productively. Use it well! Dihydrogen Monoxide (H2O)
Vitruvian Barnstar.png The da Vinci Barnstar
I would like to award this barnstar to Cobi for his excellent work on ClueBots, which are of the most useful and praised bots on Wikipedia. Great job! Kudret abiTalk 05:39, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

My compliments:

  • Hey, nice bot. It's really good, it's pretty quick to remove most of the blanking vandalism. Delta40[talk] 10:15, 2 September 2007 (UTC)
  • This bot is incredible my friend. I like RCPing and all, but I love to see it beat me to the punch sometimes :) --Amaraiel 18:29, 9 September 2007 (UTC)
  • ClueBot Rocks man! Always beats me to the best reverts! Why is he (it) called "ClueBot? Cheers, Dfrg.msc 05:53, 15 October 2007 (UTC)

Articles I found interesting:

Pages I frequent:

Me on other wikis

  • I give permission for any checkuser to perform any check on me for any reason or lack thereof. I also allow them to release any information that would normally be withheld by the privacy policy, such as IP addresses, hostnames, and other account names.
  • Furthermore, in the event my account appears to be compromised, I give permission to be blocked without delay. I then ask that a checkuser is run against me to ensure the edits were coming from a host that is not part of any of the following:,,,, If it was coming from an outside host, my account has been compromised.
  • If I am blocked due to a compromised account, and the checkuser proves it is not one of the above or it appears to be compromised, I request that a administrator or user with similar permissions contact me at {{lcfirst:{{BASEPAGENAME}}}} @ ClueNet . org.
  • If I edit this page and change these instructions within 48 hours of any vandalism, or within 48 hours of me reporting to have been locked out of my account, then please use the original email (as of 07:02, 28 December 2007 (UTC)) to contact me.
Committed identity:

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is a SHA-512 commitment to this user's real-life identity.

I am open for recall under Lar's criteria as of this revision.