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Old 01-04-2013, 03:47 PM   #21
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My grandfather has one.

I'm not notable and I hope to keep it that way. ;-)
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:34 PM   #22
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:12 PM   #23
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I don't but most of my Avatar does... minus the head of-course. BTW, my ER was my "Great Escape". I emailed this photo (with my image) to my boss and co-workers when I announced my ER. Certainly a story worthy of Wikipedia.
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:37 PM   #24
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Old 01-04-2013, 10:30 PM   #25
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I don't but most of my Avatar does... minus the head of-course. BTW, my ER was my "Great Escape". I emailed this photo (with my image) to my boss and co-workers when I announced my ER. Certainly a story worthy of Wikipedia.
But didn't Steve McQueen eventually get caught and have to go back to prison ?
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Old 01-04-2013, 10:37 PM   #26
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No wiki page, but I expect to have my name and address in he paper soon for the weapons I have registered..
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Old 01-05-2013, 01:21 AM   #27
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Actually, YES! It's been there for years:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:BigMoneyJim
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Old 01-05-2013, 10:29 PM   #28
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Made me look.

Apparently they've named a Swedish folk-rock band and a species of fir tree after me.

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Old 01-06-2013, 03:08 AM   #30
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I am very authoritative.
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Old 01-06-2013, 09:21 AM   #32
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Made me look.

Apparently they've named a Swedish folk-rock band and a species of fir tree after me.
Congrats Nords, you have arrived!
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Old 01-06-2013, 10:58 AM   #33
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I don't have, nor do I want, a wikapedia page. But I did look at Google and found there was too much information on me including the books I'd co-authored--and web pages where to purchase--and a lot of unimportant biographical information. And I'm not happy about it. Like TIGGER, I want to be "not notable". My life then and my life now are totally different.
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Old 01-06-2013, 01:52 PM   #34
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Old 01-06-2013, 03:35 PM   #35
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Nope. And this thread reminds me...I was reading a novel yesterday and there was a reference to an encyclopedia. The sentence went on to say that an encyclopedia is like Wikipedia only in a bound book form with paper pages.

I felt incredibly old!
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Old 01-06-2013, 07:05 PM   #36
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I don't have, nor do I want, a wikapedia page. But I did look at Google and found there was too much information on me including the books I'd co-authored--and web pages where to purchase--and a lot of unimportant biographical information. And I'm not happy about it. Like TIGGER, I want to be "not notable". My life then and my life now are totally different.
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Old 01-06-2013, 07:35 PM   #37
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Of course I do........

"Silver is a very ductile, malleable (slightly harder than gold), monovalent metal, with a brilliant white metallic luster that can take a high degree of polish."

Describes me perfectly.

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Old 01-06-2013, 08:02 PM   #38
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Great idea!

Need to write one so I can become everything I want to be.
'Cause EVERYTHING on the internet is TRUE
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Old 01-06-2013, 09:09 PM   #39
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I once googled my name, and found references to my proudest technical paper that I wrote on an obscure topic. So, I was glad that there were some people out there working the same problem, and found my work useful.

But I also found a guy with the same name being called "Public Enemy #1" by a state police, and they were pursuing him. Yikes! This was a few years ago, and I surely hope that they have caught him. What's the chance of me being stopped for a minor traffic violation while traveling through that state, and they mistake me for this guy?
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The sentence went on to say that an encyclopedia is like Wikipedia only in a bound book form with paper pages.
On The Late Late Show, Craig Ferguson when referring to a publication often tells his audiences that books (or newspapers) are blog-like papery things.
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