On 09/08/07, Jussi-Ville Heiskanen <cimonavaro(a)gmail.com> wrote:
To add a tiny bit of historical perspective to this...
In the very early days of wikipedia; I mean in the
very very early days, we had among other editors
one by the username of ThrobbingMonsterCock
and TokerBoy (or something on those lines).
Out of deference to community views, they did
infact change their usernames to TMC, (catch
the alliteration there?) and TUF-KAT respectively
(perhaps in this case it is useful to spell out that
the abbreviation The User Formerly Known As
Tokerboy was clearly the intended allusion).
Now admittedly those were the free-wheeling
early days of wikipedia and we have indeed
matured as a project quite noticeably since
then, as 8 million wikipedia articles in all
languages combined clearly attest. But
once in a while it does not hurt to look back
Jussi-Ville Heiskanen, ~ [[User:Cimon Avaro]]
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And TUF-KAT, who'd have been blocked indefinitely today without warning, is
now a Bureaucrat... just goes to show.