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Name TheHYPO
Current location Toronto, Canada
Contact info
Website RIOS

Hello there. This is my user page. Isn't this fun?

About Me[edit]

There's not much to say; I tend to one-stop edit in order to improve articles. There are a few I follow; mainly Barenaked Ladies and related articles. I am gradually increasing my purview. I take a passing interest in The Simpsons and related articles. I have interest in Star Trek related articles, though I don't really have the time right now to get into participating in any editing therein. If I am reading an article which is very poorly written, I may stop and try to restructure/regrammaticize it. Oh, and I also enjoy making up words (though I avoid doing this on wikipedia; don't worry).

Stuff that pisses me off[edit]

Things that piss me off include

  • Idiots
  • Idiots who edit articles with false information, and then continue to add it after being told the information is false
  • Idiots who vandalize articles
  • Idiots who don't realize they are idiots
  • Idiots who dun be using there's really poor grammars on wIKIPEDIA, and thems who dont care too learn!!! [Note: The preceeding is a mockery of idiots, and not idiocy in and of itself].

My Contributions[edit]

All lists are to the best of my recollection

Articles created[edit]

Super Dave (show) - Bob Einstein - iTunes Originals - iTunes Originals - Barenaked Ladies - Another Postcard - Peep Show tour - Barenaked Ladies Are Me - The Miracle Mile - Call and Answer - Ronn Lucas - Pinch Me - What's My Line? Guest Panelists - Ned Steinberger

Articles I keep my eye on[edit]

Anything remotely related to Barenaked Ladies - Beat the Clock - Bud Collyer - Finch (TTC) - List of neologisms on The Simpsons - List of products in The Simpsons - Super Dave Osborne - The Simpsons - What's My Line? - Late Night with Conan O'Brien - Conan O'Brien

Other stuff[edit]

  • Game Show screenshots - notably old celebrities from shows like What's My Line?
  • Other screenshots, occasionally
  • Random articles I come across that are in desperate need of fixing, and I happen to have free time.


Who I Am
Public domain This user is Canadian, eh?
Flag of Ontario.svg This user comes from Ontario.
Toronto Flag.svg This user comes from the
City of Toronto.
Metric seal.svg This user prefers the metric system.

gk This user is a geek.
IQ This user's Intelligence Quotient is 150+.
This user is a Pontiac Firebird enthusiast.
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This user is a De Lorean DMC-12 Enthusiast.
ubx-5 This user uses entirely too many userboxes.
What I Do
US Department of Justice Scales Of Justice.svg This user is a law school student.
BA This user has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.
gtr-3 This user is an advanced guitarist.
mnd-1 This user is a novice mandolinist.
pno-1 This user is a novice pianist.
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This user's favorite subject is computing.
This user is greater than the sum of his or her userboxes.

Web This user has a website.
Australian Shepherd Dog (head).jpg This user owns one or more dogs.
What I Like
TREK This user is NOT a member of WikiProject Star Trek, but only because he doesn't have time.
Wall clock.jpg This user likes to hear that viewer discretion is advised.
$ This user is a fan of game shows.
? This user doesn't know Whose Line It Is.
FG This user thinks Family Guy is freakin' sweet.
FR for Futurama Userbox.svg Good news, everyone! This user is a fan of Futurama!
BurningBooks-gmaxwell.jpg This user does not enjoy reading.
Y! This user uses Yahoo! as a primary search engine.
Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg This user uses Wikipedia as a primary point of reference.
IE This user contributes using
Internet Explorer.
Own windows logo xp.svg This user contributes using Microsoft Windows XP.
<html> This user can write HTML.
css This user can write Cascading Style Sheets.
php This user can program in PHP.
mysql This user writes programs that access MySQL.
en-ca-N This user is a native speaker of Canadian English.
fr-1 Cet utilisateur peut contribuer avec un niveau élémentaire de français.
LE-1 This user's been known to screw up the occasional sentence and make the occasional typo, but is otherwise pretty accurate with regards to English.
BS This user can speak Bullshit.
gb-0 This user cannot tolerate any form of Gibberish language, and is therefore easily emotionally traumatized by The Sims.
dlph-0 This user cannot speak, has considerable difficulty speaking, or does not wish to speak dolphin.
tlh-0 tlhIngan Hol jatlhbe' lo'wI'vam.
This user is addicted to ellipses and has been known to use them indiscriminately...
. The This user does not put two spaces after a full stop.
’s Thi's user know's that not every word that end's with s need's an apostrophe and will remove misused apostrophe's from Wikipedia with extreme prejudice.
they This user considers singular they standard English usage.
This user thinks that there are too many people who don’t know that they're worse than their own children at spelling!
This user thinks that if your grammar is incorrect, then you’re in need of help.
its & it’s This user understands the difference between its and it’s. So should you.
snuk This user says snuck.