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User:HeidelbergKid

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I answer questions about HeidelbergKid on RationalWiki. No, the raptor outbreak has yet to be stopped.

Hello, and let me be the first to say "congratulations!" for discovering me on RationalWiki. I am an aspiring evolutionary biologist, fascinated by all life, past and present. Although I have been on here for over a year, I still can't shake the feeling from me that, without a page, it makes me somehow "n00bish". Regardless of that, and regardless of the fact that I don't like artificial introductions like this, let me say hello.

I am:

If you have any questions or comments, leave them on my talk page. Or talk to your friendly local magic seed shrimp.


Projects[edit]

Long-term projects on RationalWiki I'd like to get done someday. Hopefully this'll orient me.

EvoWiki[edit]

Bring up EvoWiki again as a living wiki on evolution, palaeontology, anti-creationism, &c. Project is currently in Phase 1.

  1. Gain editing rights on EvoWiki
  2. Begin cleaning up existing articles, dealing with orphans, &c
  3. Set up to-do list (as on here) so wiki hopefully won't fall into its previous state
  4. Increase site's collective attention of EvoWiki
  5. Open EvoWiki for public editing (???)

Blag[edit]

Feel free to vote, but be fair. This is more like a Twitter feed used once a week than a real blag.

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326 Jan 2013 - Back from a hiatus! I've mainly been out because Chrome's refusing to let me use the "edit" and "add section" tabs at the top of the bar, although everything else works normal. Think I've found a work-around.
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36 Jan 2013 - Got myself a new signature with links to my DeviantArt.
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41 Jan 2013 - Happy New Year! I'm campaigning for moderator, so look at my campaign page and vote for me, or just vote for me without looking!
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525 Dec 2012 - Got a new laptop for Christmas! For a moment, I would accidentally hit the "s" key instead of the "a" key, but I quickly adapted. Also got a really nice book on prehistoric life.
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317 Dec 2012 - Added to my watchlist for the first time, so I'll know if/when someone answers to my response here. Anyone reading this, please answer if you can.
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415 Dec 2012 - Well, I've quasi-revamped my profile page. Figured out a nice way to allow people to vote on blag posts and my lists of shit to do.


References & Footnotes[edit]

  1. Some say logical positivism proves too much and thus refutes itself. Without some sort of axiom, we can know absolutely naught about anything. (Even maths has its definitions and rules; between any two points there is exactly one straight line, for example.) I side with Occam's razor and go with the WYSIWYG approach; our senses (extended with tools) and logic (including models) provide a reasonable representation of the outside world. I highly recommend Richard Dawkins' new book The Magic of Reality.