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Hello there. I'm a 19-year-old guy from Australia. You can also find me on Youtube, under the same username, and on Wikipedia under the name "Jc iindyysgvxc".
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Hello there. I'm a 20-year-old guy from Australia. You can also find me on Youtube, under the same username, and on Wikipedia under the name "Jc iindyysgvxc".
==My history with Homestar Runner==
==My history with Homestar Runner==
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{{userbox|border=red|mainbkgd=yellow|codebkg=white|code=ASPIE|msg=This user has Asperger's Syndrome.}}
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Revision as of 03:22, 13 May 2013

Hello there. I'm a 20-year-old guy from Australia. You can also find me on Youtube, under the same username, and on Wikipedia under the name "Jc iindyysgvxc".

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My history with Homestar Runner

October 2006: Saw an image of a wrestleman used humorously on several tiny Wikipedias.

November 2006: After a period of curiosity, searched and found out exactly who the wrestleman was: Strong Bad. I also found out that he was from a web cartoon called Homestar Runner. Though I did check out H*R for a little bit (if I remember correctly), I didn't actually watch anything on it.

March 2007: Did a Google search for something about text adventures. One of the results was a forum in which one of the posts contained a link to the Strong Bad Email "video games". I clicked the link to watch that email, and I finally got hooked on H*R.

April 2007: Discovered the Homestar Runner Wiki.

April-May 2007: Watched every Sbemail on the site released up to that point.

May 2007: First edited the Wiki as an Anonny. Over the next couple of months, I used several IPs to edit, this one being one of them.

May-November 2007: Watched some of the rest of the toons of the site. I also watched each email from underlings to business trip as soon as they were released.

November 2007: Lost interest in H*R.

August 2009: Regained interest after nearly two years.

September 2009: Joined the Wiki under the name "RickTommy" (though I started off with "Jc iindyysgvxc", my Wikimedia name).

January-February 2010: Watched every single toon on the site for the first time.

February 2010: Started writing French subtitles for toons.

April 2010: Joined the HRWiki Forum.

May-December 2010: Despite being an active Wiki user, rarely watched any H*R toons due to the hiatus and the fact that I had already watched them all. That changed, however, once A Decemberween Mackerel was released.

January 2011: Used the HRWiki IRC channel for the first time.

May 2011: Got my first item from the Store.

June-September 2011: Lost activity on the HRWiki, but eventually regained it. However, my activity now waxes and wanes.


HRWiki:Userboxes
ENWIKI
YT
TEEN
ASPIE
2006
2007

Pages I've created

French subtitles (or at least sloppy attempts at them) I've created

Other subtitles- and French-related stuff

I've created German, Spanish, and Turkish subtitles for Intro 2 and Flag Intro (subtitles:intro2/de, subtitles:intro2/es, subtitles:intro2/tr, subtitles:flagintro/de, subtitles:flagintro/es, and subtitles:flagintro/tr), as well as Dutch, Portuguese, and Turkish subtitles for 500 The Cheats (subtitles:500cheats/nl, subtitles:500cheats/pt-br, and subtitles:500cheats/tr). I've also created the original English subtitles for SBCG4AP Advertisement. And my French work has not been limited to subtitles - I have gone as far as to translate an entire talk page thread on this Wiki into French.

DVD commentaries I've...

...transcribed

...proofread

Other contributions

  • I've significantly expanded to Hiatuses.
  • I've drafted FA write-ups for every not-yet-featured Strong Bad Email up to bedtime story.
  • I did not create Gum, but I made it a worthwhile page.

HRWiki-related things that annoy me

  • THE LONG HIATUS (It is just like a Brother Chap to break his promise! We asked for a simple toon, but I suppose no-one asks favours of the Brothers Chaps!) (Kudos if you get the reference.)
  • When anonymous users sign themselves with a user name
  • When a user makes more than two edits to a single page in the span of just a minute or two, especially if the page is one that was previously not edited for a long time
    • That, more often than not, it is anonymous users who do this
  • When a user doesn't listen to Show Preview concerns
  • When a user gets away with not using the Show Preview button
  • When I don't sign my own comments
  • When I have to proof-read my comments
  • When a user makes an edit only to immediately revert it
    • Especially when it's done to make a moronic point such as this one
  • Long-unfinished subtitles scripts (why do we keep long-unfinished subtitles scripts, anyway?)
  • When pages are in Category:Articles for Discussion or a similar deletion category for a very long time
  • Alternating capitalisation (Category:Real band Running gags, Template:subtitlesLinks, just to name a few)
  • Adding a link to a category in the middle of a page, and that page becoming a member of that category
  • When the Wiki is unedited for hours
  • When a user changes their signature for a holiday and never changes it back
  • When a user points out in an edit summary that they need to go to bed or something along those lines
  • When a user creates a new article and links to that article on every page that mentions it
  • That contribution pages are case-sensitive
  • Outdated lists
  • Overly-descriptive edit summaries
  • Edit summaries that get cut off
  • User pages that have (almost) every single userbox in Fun Userboxes on them
  • When I check new messages on my talk page while logged out, and have to deal with the Orange Bar of Death as soon as I log in
  • When a user considers a small addition to an article a "major contribution"
  • Edit conflicts
  • Redundant piping (e.g. [[Strong Bad|Strong Bad's]] instead of [[Strong Bad]]'s) (I really don't understand why people who use redundant piping don't just use the other way, since it's a lot less effort)
  • Abuse of "revision (insert number here)" in edit summaries (for example, [1]

[2] [3] [4] [5] [6])

  • Sarcasm, especially when it's wrong (err, right) and/or offensive (for example, [7])
  • Comments in mainspace or project discussion pages that belong on someone's talk page, especially if that someone is me (like this one right here)
  • That the basics has the least page views of any Sbemail article despite the fact that Strong Bad himself has said that it is his favourite e-mail
  • That everyone seems to like local news purely for the "its/it's" song and the other grammar songs instead of that e-mail's actual subject
  • That everyone seems to think Strong Mad is older than Strong Bad - he may be much bigger, but that doesn't mean he's older, especially given his intelligence
  • When people criticise 160 Seconds for being too similar to rock opera - sure, they were designed based on similar rules, but they're not the same ones
  • That we get special logos quite often these days and that they are up longer than usual - I personally think that since we're in a hiatus, we should lighten up on these
  • When people say "no links in transcripts" when they mean "no links in dialogue"
  • When "the"'s are treated as integral when they're not
  • This comment (specifically, the one that says "Good. Also, I beat RickTommy.") (You did NOT beat me. I CHOSE not to post for that week because of the warning on my talk page.)
  • When long-untouched topics on the forum get bumped (I think there should be a rule feature that when a topic does not get any more posts for a set amount of time, it will be archived, just like at Gamefaqs)
  • Forum posts that just say "Oh", "Thanks", or any other single word that adds nothing to the topic
  • Forum posts that say "All the old users are coming back" or something along those lines
  • When someone replies to a spam post on the forum and once the spam post is deleted, the post in reply to it remains despite no longer making sense
  • That the vast majority of recent posts on the forum are spam and that the vast majority of recent users on the forum are spammers
  • When people would interfere with ohers' suggestions instead of adding their suggestions to a new week in the old format
  • videography (well, mostly the fact that it's been the newest sbemail for 122 MONTHS AND COUNTING now)

Other interests

Here is a non-comprehensive list of my interests outside of H*R.

  • Video games: The Super Mario series and its numerous spin-offs, the Super Smash Bros. series, the Legend of Zelda series, the Age of Empires series
  • Books: Harry Potter, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, anything by Paul Jennings
  • Cartoons: The Super Mario Bros. Super Show, The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Mario World, Arthur, Angela Anaconda, The Secret Show
  • Music: Michael Jackson, Fleetwood Mac, The Bee Gees, The Beach Boys, The Beatles

Other

  • My favourite edit summary: [8]
  • I was the last person to have made an edit to the Wiki in 2010. Here's the edit in question: [9]
  • I am referred to by name in a Youtube video: [10] (about 10:40)
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