User:Tombseye

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Some things about me.

I'm an American, born and raised in Oakland and the San Francisco Bay Area, and this may be one reason for my progressive views. I am currently a graduate student studying political science in New York. I'm interested in various issues including politics both in the US and abroad. My hobbies include basketball, American football, travelling, archaeology, anthropology, history, Near Eastern affairs, Slavic studies, literature, films, comicbooks, alternative rock, alternative hip hop, r&b music, foreign languages, and sometimes writing articles for wikipedia.

Favorite books: Light in August, A People's History of the United States,Flowers for Algernon, Crime and Punishment, The Arabian Nights, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Iliad, The Big Sleep, The Exorcist, The Life of Pi, Wild Cards, Watchmen, Carrion Comfort, An Edge in My Voice, Dracula, When Gravity Fails, Moby Dick, The Stranger, The Trial, Lolita, The Great Gatsby, Heart of Darkness, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Salem's Lot, They Thirst, Cairo Trilogy.

Favorite films: Good Night and Good Luck, March of the Penguins, Trainspotting, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Godfather, The Graduate, Jaws, Rebel Without a Cause, The Exorcist, Bram Stoker's Dracula,SLC Punk, Carlito's Way, 12 Angry Men, The Omen, An American Werewolf in London, Lawrence of Arabia, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Groundhog Day, The Usual Suspects, Wolf (film), X-Men 2, Planet of the Apes, The Corporation, Outfoxed, Manhattan, The Ring, The Seven Samurai, Yojimbo.

Places I've been to in the world outside of the US: Argentina, Austria, Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Pakistan, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom

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The Iran's Merit of Excellence Award
It is my pleasure to award you The Iran's Merit of Excellence Award for your superb work on Iranian people article.Sangak 20:02, 22 February 2007 (UTC)
I give you this barnstar for your great work on the various ethnic group articles and working well with others. --Khoikhoi 21:39, 4 February 2006 (UTC)
The well deserved Tireless Contributor Barnstar For your excellent contributions to Iranian-related articles :) Kashk
A well deserved star for having thick skin while working on the pashtun article --Zak 02:37, 4 June 2006 (UTC)
I award you this Comics Star for your hard work and brilliant prose on Watchmen.--DCAnderson 04:48, 5 June 2006 (UTC)


For your excellent contributions to Iranian-related articles. Thanks a lot.Sangak 13:57, 26 December 2006 (UTC)
Featured article star Iranian peoples is the 1000th featured article of the English Wikipedia!