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This is my home user page. I also have a general one on meta:User:PC-XT. All projects I have joined can be seen with SULutil or CentralAuth. All my contributions on these projects can be seen with Luxo's tool. I have fun here. Thanks. :)


So, after using Wikipedia for years, I finally registered! Then, I had writer's block. :P So, I looked into userboxes... Now, I'm Type A. :S

Contribution summary[edit]

I believe a balance of creativity, organization, and pruning are necessary. Though I am involved in deletion, I don't consider myself a deletionist. I prefer helping to save things from deletion.

Sometimes, I do all on the same page, as with {{Troon F.C. seasons}}

Amusing edits[edit]

What I've learned[edit]

  • Check for previous discussions that may look different before !voting
  • Preview talk messages before posting, even if they are relatively short, (not that all mistakes can be avoided, and I know I'll still forget to preview, sometimes, but I don't want to substitute a whole page of Lua into the middle of my reply. Haha. Escaping urls can also be a problem.)
  • Don't mess up the testcases! If something goes wrong, do a full revert to the last stable version and make sure the testcases are accurate before using them.
  • This is intended to be where I list lessons learned. There are more, but I'm too lazy to list them, now.


The Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar: Thanks for saving my KIS templates! W. Conrad Walden 02:20, 21 February 2013 (UTC)
The Check's in the Mail Barnstar: For your creation of ribbon alternative for the India Star and the India Barnstar of National Merit. In the words of Dennis Bratland, "please accept this barnstar while your check is, one would hope, one would like to think, in the best of all possible worlds, in the mail." Chris Troutman 18:31, 10 March 2014 (UTC)
The Barnstar Barnstar: For your creations of File:World War II rib.png, File:World War II Ribbon.png, and File:World War II Ribbon Shadow.png in pursuit of reward. The future winners of this barnstar will be happy to have your alternatives available. Chris Troutman 22:04, 21 February 2014 (UTC)
Virtual Barnstar: That's just bloody brilliant what you have copy edited there. I don't know how to award a barnstar so can I give you a virtual one, but that CE there is just bloody brilliant and thank you very much we turned a delete into a stub and it is coming along nicely, we rescued it and thank you very much. Si Trew 09:00, 19 March 2014 (UTC)


Noia 64 apps karm.svg This user has been on Wikipedia for 4 years, 4 months and 18 days.
Quality, not quantity. This user believes that a user's edit count does not necessarily reflect on the value of their contributions to Wikipedia.
A This user has type A userboxitis.
Userboxitis I have Userboxitis and I got another Userbox!
Crystal Clear app kcmdf.png This user enjoys userboxes, but also helps the Keep It Simple project.


{{Wiki}} This user is just starting to learn to write in the MediaWiki language.
{{t|0}} This user has heard of these so-called "templates" but supposes that they must be like stencils or something.
TI-83.png This user is an intermediate TI-BASIC programmer.

The first language I knew of was TI-BASIC.

bat This user can program in Batch.

The first language I actually understood was DOS BATCH.

BASIC-N This user is a native BASIC programmer.

My secondary programming language was BASIC.

asm-N This user is a native assembly language programmer.

My tertiary programming language was 8086 machine code and assembler. I am more familiar with Intel syntax than AT&T.

I like scripting dynamic projects.

js This user can program in JavaScript.
vbs This user can program in VBScript.
Nuvola devices blockdevice.png User programs in VBA.
Ascript-1 This user is a beginner AppleScript programmer.

I used to make games in AppleScript, such as a variation of Hunt the Wumpus, and that learning question game. However, since my Mac broke, I've gotten rusty. :/

php This user can program in PHP.
re This user writes regular expressions.
SQL-1 This user is a beginning SQL user.
css This user can write Cascading Style Sheets.
<html> This user can write HTML.
xml This user can write XML.
xhtml This user can write XHTML.

I also like compiling executables.

C This user can program in C.
C++ This user can program in C++.
Java This user can program in Java.

Even bytecode :P

I'm not as skilled in the following. I usually translate out of them.

COBOL-1 This user is a beginning COBOL programmer.
for-1 This user is a beginning Fortran programmer.
pas-1 This user is a beginning Pascal programmer.

I also might be able to use ActionScript, but never tried.

I don't like Visual Basic or .NET very much, though I sometimes encounter them.

vb-0 This person does not understand Visual Basic (or understands it with considerable difficulties, or does not want to program in it). This person does not understand Visual Basic .NET (or does not want to program in it).
C#-0 This user does not understand C#, or does not want to program in C#.


Gamepad.svg This user enjoys computer and video game music outside gaming.
Exquisite-kfm home.png This user prefers to play games on a PC.
IMac G5.png This user likes to play games on his or her Mac, but is getting awfully sick of Breakout.
Exquisite-kfm home.png This user likes to play strategy games on a computer.
+ This user plays retro games. Circle - black simple.svg Circle - black simple.svg
Pacman.svg This user enjoys playing Old School video games. Nintendo entertainment system.png




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