On 5/16/06, Peter Mackay <peter.mackay(a)bigpond.com> wrote:
But on looking at the template itself, it's not
that bad. Can't you just
grit your teeth?
I think part of the annoyance is that the template is so often put in
a ridiculous place (such as the two examples I gave where it was in a
section which was already obviously about plot). Can I just grit my
teeth? Sure. It's what I do when I see something stupid on all those
other sites that I *can't* edit.
There's lots about WP that annoys me, but I find
my life is less stressful
if I just ignore the small stuff and enjoy the good bits.
One of the things I like about WP is that if something annoys me I can
usually fix it. And I've removed that template from articles lots of
But yeah, I should get less stressed about things. And when people
spell the word "its" with an apostrophe, I shouldn't cringe. And I
should stop worrying about whether the term "anal-retentive" should be
spelled with or without a hyphen. I doubt I'm going to succeed
Like having one of my photographs selected to
illustrate a day of the year.
[[Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/February 23]] - I stood out in the cold
for about ten minutes before I got the curl of the flag just right, and I'm
proud of that small detail, even if my ungloved hands still give me twinges
of pain each year on that day...
I was quite pleased when I ran across one of my photos on a website
outside of Wikipedia. Granted, it was a Wikicities site, but still
And hey, that photo is awesome (though I couldn't help but wonder
whether the statue is a derivative of the original photo and therefore
your photo is copyright-tainted - see, this is what I've gotta stop).