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TimS's user page

"Welcome to my little corner of Rational Wiki, make yourself comfortable.". I've been with Rational Wiki since May of 2007. I'm one of the Scientists working behind the scenes, helping with the Science Articles and tying to keep the facts straight.

"When was the last time you studied up on the topic you are about to contest???"

Before you continue


Unless you want me specifically, you're better off posting your queries at the administrators' noticeboard or one of the other boards listed there, where other admins can fulfill requests when I'm not here.
To contact me, go to my talk page, or for private matters, email me.

Tim's Status


Ten Recent Changes

19 October 2018

     19:50  RationalWiki:Saloon bar‎ (diff | hist) . . (+70). . LeftyGreenMario (talk | contribs) (reporting clickbait crank videos)


Gregory Lauder-Frost‎‎ (3 changes | history) . . (+969). . [AOAPJM‎ (3×)]



(cur | prev) . . (+411). . AOAPJM (talk | contribs) (Traditional Britain Group)



(cur | prev) . . (0). . AOAPJM (talk | contribs) (Traditional Britain Group: "far-right nationalist" is more accurate than "national conservative";)



(cur | prev) . . (+558). . AOAPJM (talk | contribs) (Traditional Britain Group)

     19:29  Mehmet Oz‎ (diff | hist) . . (+4). . Bongolian (talk | contribs)


Gatekeeping‎‎ (2 changes | history) . . (+221). . [Ikanreed‎; Bongolian‎]



(cur | prev) . . (+77). . Bongolian (talk | contribs) ("junk science" itself is a loaded term coopted by Steve MIlloy)



(cur | prev) . . (+144). . Ikanreed (talk | contribs) (It's not only fandoms)

     19:26 (User creation log) . . User account Knightrises10 (talk | contribs) was created ‎
     19:10 (Block log) . . GrammarCommie (talk | contribs) blocked DemocratBernieProgressive (talk | contribs) with an expiration time of 314159 seconds (about 3.6 days) (account creation disabled, cannot edit own talk page) ‎(General annoyance or trolling)
     19:10 (Deletion log) . . GrammarCommie (talk | contribs) deleted page User:DemocratBernieProgressive(Harassment: content was: "Homosexuals are vile, sick, child-molesting freaks and there is no proper soluti...", and the only contributor was "DemocratBernieProgressive" ([[User talk:DemocratBernieProg...)

About me

I am originally from north central West Virginia and have traveled extensively during my life, 18 countries thus far. I was in the Army Reserves for 8 years, served in Afghanistan as an EOD specialist during the war on terror. I currently work as a researcher/contractor for the National Institutes of Health. You'll often see me working on articles about Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, as well as other items in the biological sciences. I've also taken an interest in hobby programming, debunking false claims against scientific findings and playing the violin. My other major activity is my family, I am married to a wonderful woman who shares the same interests in science as I do and a son who is too young to have any opinion yet, 2 months.

My User Boxes

This user was purged in the
Night of the Blunt Knives.
This user went to a public school, and was never homeschooled.
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This user is the self-appointed Molecular Science Director and is not compensated for his efforts

Today's Notice Board
October 19, 2018

Welcome to RationalWiki! Pull up a goat, and have some fun!

Important topics of the moment

Feed hungry people, and your brain

It's good for you.

Ladies and Gentlemen

A challenger emerges. (Ski masks and fatigues required, check your AK's at the door)

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Just killing red links:)