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This article or section could benefit from more vandalism - as could France. Symbol.png
Always watching.....

You deserve the V also. Bohdan

Wait, was I just marked as a Vandal by the Resident Vandal? I'm flattered.Locke Eye.jpg Always Watching...... 00:39, 20 August 2007 (CDT)
You should join the secret society of enlightened RW vandals. As far as I know its just me and Autofire. Bohdan
I would be glad to. We need a namespace, if we don't already.....Locke Eye.jpg Always Watching...... 00:43, 20 August 2007 (CDT)
I already tried getting a secret namespace, but Human poopooed the idea. Bohdan 13:54, 20 August 2007 (CDT)
Only because it wouldn't be "secret" - sysops, or at least bureaucrats, would have the unfortunate power of being able to read your machinations. Why not make a secret blog and email the www to each other? humanbe in 13:58, 20 August 2007 (CDT)


Maybe I do write for the government. Haha, thanks though--Danielfolsom 22:03, 20 August 2007 (CDT)

You made my day - many thanks...PFoster 15:39, 22 August 2007 (CDT)


I would have won the edit war, and you know it. Bohdan

Never! Locke Eye.jpg Always Watching...... 19:25, 22 August 2007 (CDT)

The art of Vandalism[edit]

You are on quite often, so I thougth I would ask, are you interested in becoming the Resident Vandal? I am starting to doubt my abilities to pwn effectively, and GodlessLiberal has evidently left so there goes my role-model and inspiration. You have the advantage of being an andministrator, so you can block anyone you want to. What do you say? Its not easy, and comes with a great deal of responsibility, but I think you would be up for it. I would give you some tips of course. Please, give it some serious thought.B****n

I'll consider this. Locke Eye.jpg Always Watching...... 23:05, 22 August 2007 (CDT)
PWNED If you ain't a registered Vandal, you can get away with this crap! be inhumane 02:55, 23 August 2007 (CDT)
Ah, but I am a "Registered" vandal, he asked if I wanted to be the "Resident" vandal. Locke Eye.jpg Always Watching...... 03:21, 23 August 2007 (CDT)
Have you made up your mind? B****n 11:29, 23 August 2007 (CDT)
What more is involved than being a normal vandal? Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 18:47, 23 August 2007 (CDT)
Aside from the sweet title, not much. You just have to pwn people occasionally. And get in edit wars. And work for the advancement of the Great Pwn Forward. B****n 21:15, 23 August 2007 (CDT)
I'd be willing to do it on a trial basis. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 21:18, 23 August 2007 (CDT)
No. You have been selected. It is your destiny. You are now the Resident Vandal. If you don't want to be the RV, or you can't fulfill your duties, you have to go claim it is some other poor users destiny and dump all the responsibility on him. Relay to him those 3 things: Pwnage, Edit Wars, Great Pwn Forward. I would recommend AutoFire if need be. Goodluck, new Resident Vandal. Bohdan
Congratulations and best of luck, Pinto Bean (I'm a Human Bean, get it?). Very funny work, Bohdan, as always. Does he also get the keys to the seekrit meetingplace? humanbe in 21:28, 23 August 2007 (CDT)
Seriously, this guy is good. I have enjoyed his vandalism. He is the one who set up the secret meetingplace.B****n 21:29, 23 August 2007 (CDT)
So are there really any limits to what I can and can't pwn? Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 21:45, 23 August 2007 (CDT)
You imagination is the limit. We had one sort-of rule in place for Bohdan - if he made two or three boring pwnages in a row, he had to stop for the day. Oh, and also understand you will be blocked for all sorts of random time intervals, mostly very short. It comes with the job. And it's considered bad form to unblock yourself with your mad sysop skillz. And, lastly, I think Mr. Nadhob forgot to hand over the userbox, if there is one, in a formal ceremony. Cheers! humanbe in 21:48, 23 August 2007 (CDT)
There was a rule? I don't even remember. B****n 21:52, 23 August 2007 (CDT)


Could you restore these two images:

B****n 22:34, 23 August 2007 (CDT)

Erm, are you sure those are the ones? It says that they are "Nolan Chart for use on my userpage." and "Political compass for use on my userpage." respectively. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 22:40, 23 August 2007 (CDT)

Can you do this one [[GodlessLiberalKillingPersians.jpg]]? B****n 22:42, 23 August 2007 (CDT)
It didn't really work, but thanks. B****n
No problem, too bad it didn't work. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 22:48, 23 August 2007 (CDT)


It is a good idea. Reduces attractiveness of template. 23:46, 23 August 2007 (CDT)


I set it up so that the new template takes only one argument, that means I can check for two arguments, if there are two arguments I use the old template, and if there is one I use the new template. I think that does it but see what you think User:Tmtoulouse/sandbox. tmtoulouse plague 23:55, 23 August 2007 (CDT)

Looks good, but will the date adjust for when the template is placed on the page (I am unfamiliar with the method you used)? Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 00:00, 24 August 2007 (CDT)
It will use whatever the current date is, yes. tmtoulouse plague 00:00, 24 August 2007 (CDT)
Excellent, looks good. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 00:01, 24 August 2007 (CDT)
Now the other thing was something about linking the logo to the main page right? tmtoulouse plague 00:02, 24 August 2007 (CDT)
Yep. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 00:03, 24 August 2007 (CDT)
Okay I added that too, but you can change it back if you don't like the little external link thing. There is no really good way to do it without an EL. tmtoulouse plague 00:07, 24 August 2007 (CDT)
Yea, you'd think wiki would give you a way to do that but noooo..... It looks pretty good, should it be brought before the mob for a vote? Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 00:09, 24 August 2007 (CDT)
Is it clear enough what I did to do the IP one as well or do you want me to do that one too. tmtoulouse plague 00:10, 24 August 2007 (CDT)
Eh, I am inclined to just port it over and let the mob "vote" by reverting if they don't like it or complain on the talk page. tmtoulouse plague 00:11, 24 August 2007 (CDT)
Looks good (I haven't seen the EL thing though). Can you also make it so that if no argument is supplies it drops the "see my talk page" part says "see RW help"? And don't forget to perform the same magic on welcome/IP... Thanks! I like the way you formatted the date, too. Less formal than the five tilde version. Sorry I forgot to also recommend your haxor skilz to pinto bean as we were discussing it... PS, Tmt, did you know pinto bean is our new Resident Vandal? Nadhob handed over the orb and sceptre. humanbe in 00:12, 24 August 2007 (CDT)
I was not aware of it, I try not to follow the Vandal gang too much, takes the surprise out of it when they do hit. I might be able to do that, but thats nested conditional statements, I wonder if it can handle that. I will play with it and see. tmtoulouse plague 00:15, 24 August 2007 (CDT)
I believe I fixed the welcome/IP template so it will work, but I would appreciate if you double check it. Also, I omitted the picture link as it was throwing off the formatting. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 00:26, 24 August 2007 (CDT)

I will take a look, also check out the change I made on mine, I have set it so that if no argument is given at all it refers to the RationalWiki help with the new template. tmtoulouse plague 00:28, 24 August 2007 (CDT)

Nice feature, mind adding it to the the IP template? Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 00:29, 24 August 2007 (CDT)
Done. Now lets see CP try and match our elite skillz! tmtoulouse plague 00:31, 24 August 2007 (CDT)
Hey thanks for doing all that. Are they ready to be ported? Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 00:33, 24 August 2007 (CDT)
Lets "go live". tmtoulouse plague 00:33, 24 August 2007 (CDT)
It's not quite "ready fro prime time" yet - see my comments, and look at, how thing wrap on the examples on my talk page. humanbe in 01:25, 24 August 2007 (CDT)
See my comment on your talk page. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 01:27, 24 August 2007 (CDT)

Well that was productive I think I am off to try and sleep now, thanks for your work and ideas on the template. tmtoulouse plague 00:58, 24 August 2007 (CDT)

I am so gonna pwn Trent (tmt) by transcribing his drunken message on my answering machine!! Of course, most of the time when we talk, I'm already hammered, so I guess it's a wash. Shit. humanbe in 04:40, 26 August 2007 (CDT)
Do it..... Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 04:44, 26 August 2007 (CDT)
Hey, thanks for all the help. Good luck with sleep, I personally find it to be a tad overrated. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 00:59, 24 August 2007 (CDT)
Sleep is for looosers. I am disappointed with you. Where is the pwnage? The edit waring? The trolling? Bohdan
Don't pwn me! Pwn Human. Troll on tmtoulouse' talk page. Thats vandalism. B****n


I was bored, you were the only wandal on line, and it's only for a few minutes (like, 5?). Consider it a feather in your cap, as your chief, M. Bohdan, does. humanbe in 04:36, 26 August 2007 (CDT)

Nice! I had to unblock myself to leave this message! Wikis rulz! And, without wandals, who would we be? humanbe in 04:38, 26 August 2007 (CDT)
Haha, only a wiki. Heh, I was bored as well, so I figured, what the hell, I may as well earn my block, and you just happened to be the only sysop online other than myself so........ Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 04:41, 26 August 2007 (CDT)
What I thought was funny is that you blocked me for the same amount of time (Pi secinds, ish). And since I unblocked myself to leave this note, gee, if you unblocked yourself, how could I get mad? One thing: (and it's why Bohdan is an RW junkie) you can't have this kind of fun on CP. Or hell, for that matter, WP! humanbe in 04:46, 26 August 2007 (CDT)
Yes, from my experiences, fun is discouraged in both places. But you wanna know what's really fun? Freaking out Mr. B with the Eye.jpg. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 04:49, 26 August 2007 (CDT)
My only problem with the wiki software is that it won't let me block for 3.14 seconds. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 04:50, 26 August 2007 (CDT)
Block Mr. B. for 314592 seconds sometime. It really pisses him off. humanbe in 04:59, 26 August 2007 (CDT)
But I thought he liked being blocked, especially for odd amounts of time. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 05:02, 26 August 2007 (CDT)
Gentlemen! How are we supposed to be growing rapidly with you mucking about like this, instead of contributing valuable edits? Please, think of the children! --AKjeldsenGodspeed! 06:14, 26 August 2007 (CDT)

Comment on Ray Martinez Talk Page[edit]

Hi, Pinto...

I'm guessing your comment was directed - at whole or at least in part - at me. Fair enough, I can see how one may think I crossed the line, though in my defense, I would argue there's nothing in my post that would qualify as a "personal attack." If some of what I wrote may seem bigoted towards Christianity, my intent wasn't so much as to slam one particular religion as it was to slam any sort of irrational belief with political ambitions. And really, calling the ACLU "Christian-hating zealots" was a strong attack that deserved a strong counter.

But my apologies to you and anyone else who took offense if I pushed it too far. I'll be more careful in the future.

PFoster 20:03, 26 August 2007 (CDT)

Actually, I was talking to ray for his contributions elsewhere on this site,

Sorry for the confusion. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 20:06, 26 August 2007 (CDT)

In that case, my apologies...and watch out Ray, I'm comin' at you!!!!


PFoster 20:07, 26 August 2007 (CDT)

Ray martinez makes HoG seem almost appealing.Keep æ not e 20:35, 26 August 2007 (CDT)

you cannot be serious[edit]

unfunny? I consider that my best.Bohdan2 21:15, 26 August 2007 (CDT)

We've seen it countless times before. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 21:16, 26 August 2007 (CDT)
What you saw before was but a preview. putting his picture in the Dembski article with the caption was the final time. Bohdan2 21:20, 26 August 2007 (CDT)
In truth I just wanted an excuse to try out Human's recommended block time. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 21:21, 26 August 2007 (CDT)
Human has been recommending block times? he is such a control freak. he cant let you be you. i recommend you block him. Bohdan2 21:43, 26 August 2007 (CDT)


I asked it if it respected you and it said no Bohdan

Funny.... I asked it if anyone respected you, and it said: Outlook not so good. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 23:48, 27 August 2007 (CDT)

I feel watched...[edit]

Lulz... but it couldn't stay. ɧєɭıסş-get sunburn! 23:52, 27 August 2007 (CDT)

Which Joke?[edit]

Which joke did I overuse? If it is the signature number thing, that is Human, not me. He should be banned from this site. Bohdan 21:09, 31 August 2007 (CDT)

After I am, of course! Bohdan 21:12, 31 August 2007 (CDT)
Aw, don't be so hard on yourself, Bohdan113! humanbe in 21:35, 31 August 2007 (CDT)
Wow, you even took the time to fake the date and time. That's precision. Bohdan
I am nothing if not thorough. Ye jackals beware my sigpwnage, bwahhaha! Bohdan117 22:10, 31 August 2007 (CDT)
You will note he also covered his tracks with an immediate follow-up edit. Bohdan113 22:14, 31 August 2007 (CDT)
It was actually the "If you want my opinion it's that I hate Human's Idea thing." Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 14:37, 2 September 2007 (CDT)
Thats no joke. Bohdan
My apologies. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 13:26, 3 September 2007 (CDT)


If you want to "salt" a page to keep it from being remade you have to transclude it [here. tmtoulouse plague 23:19, 4 September 2007 (CDT)

Thanks, I had forgotten about that. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 23:20, 4 September 2007 (CDT)
Dude, how did that happen? 23:44, 4 September 2007 (CDT) — Unsigned, by: UnCriticalMess / talk / contribs
How did what happen? Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 23:44, 4 September 2007 (CDT)
Ah, ah, ah. Hey, where did you get that eye photo anyway, it is tripping cool. 23:46, 4 September 2007 (CDT) — Unsigned, by: LiteralMess / talk / contribs
Wikipedia, I think I linked it on the photo page. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 23:47, 4 September 2007 (CDT)


Thanks for the revert. Susan Jayne Garlicktalk 23:46, 4 September 2007 (CDT)

Any time. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 23:47, 4 September 2007 (CDT)

Up for grabs[edit]

As I'm doing nothing with the Res. Van. title, I hereby put it up for grab to the first person who wants it. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 15:58, 5 September 2007 (CDT)

me me me! tmtoulouse plague 16:04, 5 September 2007 (CDT)
You, honestly? Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 16:05, 5 September 2007 (CDT)
Is there anyone else on this wiki better slated to do real vandalism? The things I could do.... tmtoulouse plague 16:07, 5 September 2007 (CDT)
True.... true..... Ok, you are now the unofficial Resident Vandal. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 16:09, 5 September 2007 (CDT)
Thats it? No like secret induction ritual?
Not officially, but why don't you think up something...... creative..... Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 16:12, 5 September 2007 (CDT)
Ok, that's it, I want your god like power. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 16:22, 5 September 2007 (CDT)
That was pretty good. humanbe in 16:23, 5 September 2007 (CDT)
<bigTHERE CAN BE ONLY ONE!!!11!!!1!1!!

meet ya with sword drawn at midnight. tmtoulouse plague 16:23, 5 September 2007 (CDT)

Deal. 'Loads pistol'. Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 16:25, 5 September 2007 (CDT)
Ha! Someone doesnt know their Highlander lore...or something... tmtoulouse plague 16:27, 5 September 2007 (CDT)
Ha! Erm.... I actually don't have a reply to that..... Locke User is Vandal/sysop Always Watching...... 16:28, 5 September 2007 (CDT)
None needed. Just bask in my omnipotent radiation. tmtoulouse plague 16:32, 5 September 2007 (CDT)