I have been a Wikipedia editor since 2008. I mostly do copy editing and vandalism reverting. I live in Seattle, WA, USA, and am a PhD student in information science at the University of Washington's Information School.
I am currently working on an Individual Engagement Grant,
Understanding the English Wikipedia Category System.
Languages & scripts [ edit ]
English usage preferences [ edit ]
This user thinks
serves a useful purpose as a second-person plural pronoun, and would like to see y'all use it more often. y'all
Ending a sentence with a
is something that this user is okay with. preposition
which & that This user joins with
Dickens, Melville, and other great writers  in rejecting the canard that which may not be used for restrictive relative clauses.
English Singulars: "The data is..."
This user recognizes that "data", "media", and "agenda" have become incorporated into English as singular nouns.
US vs. UK This user uses "
". Forcing internal punctuation leads to logical quotation marks factual errors. It's not a nationalistic style issue!
This user advocates good grammar usage.
mm-dd This user uses
to express dates. ISO-8601
Wikipedia views [ edit ]
This user believes that a user's
edit count does not necessarily reflect on the value of their contributions to Wikipedia.
COMMON REASON This user believes that "common sense" is a worthless delusion and prefers to argue using
This editor thinks that all articles should have an
This user uses the "Show preview" button so as to avoid making a great number of useless, successive edits.
This editor believes that account creation keeps people
accountable here on Wikipedia.
This user is
, but not reckless, in updating pages. bold
This user believes that all editors have
when seeking bias . WP:NPOV
This user knows why
exist and how to use them effectively. redirects
Areas of experience/expertise [ edit ]
1 This user has heard of the
SGML language and knows its basics.
Basics about me [ edit ]
This user has been a Wikipedian since 2008.
This user likes to keep things organized.
This user identifies as a
. gay male
This user is an educator.
Subpages [ edit ]
To-do list .... Template tags .... Userboxes .... test .... monobook.js .... monobook.css