User:Jimp

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Welcome to my user page,
a page that I sometimes edit.


Today's unfeatured article

Appietto is a town and commune in the Corse-du-Sud département of lower Corsica.

Did you know...

From Wikipedia's most dubious articles:
a Skyline
  • ...that we are living in exponential times?
  • ...that a skyline (pictured) is best described as the overall or partial view of a silhouette of a city's tall buildings and structures consisting of many skyscrapers in front of the sky in the background?
  • ...that Blaze Park is a council housing estate located in the Kingswinford area of the Dudley Metropolitan Borough.

In the news

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  • Martians invade Earth.
  • A colony of Humanzees bred in colaboration between the KGB and CIA escape from their secret Mongolian enclosure.

On this day...

22 July

1865 – Ordered to hold five forks, Confederate General George Pickett instead put two forks on the table, two more in his pocket, one in his hat and tossed spoons at the Yankees.

Today's unfeatured picture

Maggot therapy is a type of biotherapy involving the intentional introduction by a health care practitioner of live, disinfected maggots (fly larvae) into the non-healing skin and soft tissue wound(s) of a human or animal for the purpose of selectively cleaning out only the necrotic (dead) tissue within a wound in order to promote wound healing.

Wikipedia languages

This user ... Oh, damn, what am I writing here? I speak Strine. I am also fluent in simple English.


Oh my stars!
I, Angr, award this Barnstar to Jimp for his admirable work organizing and merging the articles on English phonology.
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I thought I knew how to code complex templates... then I saw {{convert}}. This is for not going insane. —Random832 16:47, 11 January 2008 (UTC)
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For the HUGH overhaul of {{convert}}. Wikipedia is better off for having you— the 800 lb (363 kg; 57 st 2 lb) gorilla of template construction— around. — MJCdetroit (yak) 00:34, 13 January 2008 (UTC)
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For righteously shaking your fist in the face of the status quo by implementing something as seemingly goofy yet inherently useful as {{convert|8|ft|5+5/8|in}}, I award you this Strine "Tin Plate Barn's Tar." HausTalk 11:54, 8 April 2008 (UTC)
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Your hard work very much appreciated in determining the problem with Template:Convert and getting the issue resolved. Londo06 15:40, 7 July 2008 (UTC)