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Hello Susan! I hope you and those you love are well! Nice to see you around again. I tried to dodge the floating words, but that's a fool's errand. Best wishes for the new year to you and yours. Especially the murderous kitteh! ħumanUser talk:Human 23:20, 31 December 2008 (EST)

Hey![edit]

They made me a janitor!

I'm so embarrassed. What will I do with all this power?

I think I want to invade a small foreign country, Iraq, maybe. Oops, that's already been done. Well, Iran. Yeah, Iran should do.

Anyway, happy new year and thanks for past advice. Thanks for future advice, too.

--UnicornTapestry 05:06, 24 January 2009 (EST)

Wait—Iran is a *small* country? That sucker's the size of Pakistan. I suggest you practice on a smaller country first—say, Canada?  : ) Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 05:10, 24 January 2009 (EST)

Please note[edit]

User:Toast is actually Susan. Its all very sad really. MarcusCicero 07:10, 4 February 2009 (EST)

Not half as sad as the fact that you felt the need to post it. Redchuck.gif ГенгисIs the Pope a Catholic? 07:59, 4 February 2009 (EST)
I don't care, but the pretense is very sad. I am sad for posting it, but then again I am a sad little man... (Online at least) MarcusCicero 16:54, 4 February 2009 (EST)
Well, I'm glad to hear that Susan is still here, in one form or another! :-) Refugeetalk page 17:17, 6 February 2009 (EST)

Email[edit]

Hey, Susan. I've been trying to get in touch with you via email, but you don't seem to have a working one. Is there a way I can contact you off-site? I need to ask you something privately. Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 03:52, 16 February 2009 (EST)

OOPS[edit]

Forgot I was logged in as SusanG. (to test the move/protect thing) &made an edit. Silly me. SusanG  ContribsTalk 01:35, 1 May 2009 (UTC)

I'll miss Toast's funny little sigs. Long live Toast's evil twin! --ConcernedresidentAsk me about your mother 12:41, 26 February 2010 (UTC)
For some reason I always preferred the SusanG moniker, even though you've admitted that it's not your real ID. Welcome back.  Lily Inspirate me. 12:46, 26 February 2010 (UTC)

MMM!![edit]

I don't want to be the only transparent sock here! Professor Moriarty 14:22, 26 February 2010 (UTC)

I think that this is more like taking off a sock. SusanG  ContribsTalk 14:26, 26 February 2010 (UTC)
Precisely! Professor Moriarty 17:53, 26 February 2010 (UTC)
What happened, did you get tired of Toast? Tetronian you're clueless 14:40, 26 February 2010 (UTC)
Yup! The honey was curdling. SusanG  ContribsTalk 14:43, 26 February 2010 (UTC)
Josh likes Toast, even if the honey's completely off. But, nothing like an evil sock to go by. El TajDon't make me do stuff 18:16, 26 February 2010 (UTC)
Meh, who needs socks anyways? Conservative Punk (talk) 18:19, 26 February 2010 (UTC)
Haha, I just realized that I'm the only one in this conversation who's not a sock. (Or am I? I guess you'll never know...) Tetronian you're clueless 18:27, 26 February 2010 (UTC)
Leaves me with about 10. Or five pairs, I suppose. SusanG  ContribsTalk 18:33, 26 February 2010 (UTC)
All I need to do is remember my password to the Bohdan account, and we could have a not-socks party! --The Emperor Kneel before Zod! 06:28, 27 February 2010 (UTC)
What good is my army of BohdanX puppets when I can't remember their password??? ħumanUser talk:Human 00:38, 28 February 2010 (UTC)

Tell the difference[edit]

between "Toast" and SusanG? Is there any difference (other than alphabetical) at all? --Earthland (talk) 07:47, 27 February 2010 (UTC)

Toast = 'crat, Susan =/= 'crat. Toast = mildly atheist; Susan really atheist & intolerant of idiots. SusanG  ContribsTalk 08:37, 27 February 2010 (UTC)
Do you happen to know a Mrs. Theresa Wilson? She'd be good friends with Susan, I'd say; more than with Toast. Editor at CPmały książe 08:54, 27 February 2010 (UTC)
Never heard of her! SusanG  ContribsTalk 09:02, 27 February 2010 (UTC)

Archives[edit]

Are you going to re-add the archive links so interested parties don't have to trawl through the fossil record? Totnesmartin (talk) 21:50, 27 February 2010 (UTC)

I go away for a bit[edit]

And discover toast is Susan again! Hurrah! Acei9 19:26, 1 March 2010 (UTC)

Ace you bastard. I saw the subject and thought that Susatoast was going away. ConcernedresidentAsk me about your mother 19:31, 1 March 2010 (UTC)
Toast lives on through the Loya Jirga (who have yet to be called btw. Crundy nearly did but buggered off instead) SusanG  ContribsTalk 19:37, 1 March 2010 (UTC)
Can't figure out why Crundy left in such a huff. Acei9 19:41, 1 March 2010 (UTC)
No, I didn't get it at all either. If he'd been of my gender I'd have said PMT or summat similar but ... SusanG  ContribsTalk 19:42, 1 March 2010 (UTC)
Whut? Crundy's left? WēāŝēīōīďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 19:46, 1 March 2010 (UTC)
I think the LJ stuff was in some way related to it ConcernedresidentAsk me about your mother 19:48, 1 March 2010 (UTC)
Yup, can't even remember what it was about now but he slowly grew more irate & then vanished. Removed his piccy & blanked his User Page - the lot. SusanG  ContribsTalk 19:49, 1 March 2010 (UTC)
He left a couple of angry notes on my talkpage. Acei9 19:54, 1 March 2010 (UTC)
Was that him accusing you of TKishness? I hadn't realised. WTF? SusanG  ContribsTalk 20:07, 1 March 2010 (UTC)
I think he was frustrated at not being a 'crat. Also didn't like the way we "handled" trolls. At least, that's what I've heard. ħumanUser talk:Human 02:12, 2 March 2010 (UTC)

w[edit]

I transfered your bureaucracy. I hope that is Ok. -- Mei (talk) 02:22, 2 March 2010 (UTC)

I also made this comment right after the change, but RW went down for a few minutes. -- Mei (talk) 02:23, 2 March 2010 (UTC)

Thank You[edit]

Thanks for the greeting and suggestions. If you could stop by my user page and make sure everything is kosher, it would be greatly appreciated.--D Means (talk) 17:04, 4 March 2010 (UTC)

Hee! Hee! Please sign talk page entries using four tildes like this: ~~~~ or by clicking on the sign button: SigButt.png, on the toolbar above the edit panel. Thank you..
Been there - nothing wrong. Your user page is yours to do with as you wish [apart from notably slanderous (or should that be libellous?) and really out of order stuff]. SusanG  ContribsTalk 17:01, 4 March 2010 (UTC)
D'oh!--D Means (talk) 17:04, 4 March 2010 (UTC)

Request for a little "help"[edit]

Hi Susan, I just moved my MoS from user space to Help:Manual of style. I added it to the main help page, but I know there's some dpl magic tricks you worked up to put it in the collapsing box, etc. Would you mind terribly applying them to it? I know you're very busy and all that, but if you could squeeze it into your schedule that would be simply fabulous. ħumanUser talk:Human 00:29, 5 March 2010 (UTC)

Π saw to the box (it's not dpl any moreCry2.gif). I've added a load of index refs. SusanG  ContribsTalk 16:35, 5 March 2010 (UTC)
Yes, I saw. Glad someone else did the mundane work to keep things aligned. And thanks. On a more personal note, it occurs to me that you haven't had to go to hospital for a long time now (as far as I know). Is this good news? I hope so. ħumanUser talk:Human 03:01, 7 March 2010 (UTC)
I'm on outpatient once a month visits, with an overnighter scheduled every 6 months, probably for the rest of my life. Normally takes about an hour plus 4 hours waiting/moving dept - dept. SusanG  ContribsTalk 03:06, 7 March 2010 (UTC)
That sounds "good", relatively speaking? Congratulations and best of luck. ħumanUser talk:Human 03:20, 7 March 2010 (UTC)
Oh, and let's hope those "overnighters" go on so long you see a complete turnover of staff and you have to start training them! ħumanUser talk:Human 03:22, 7 March 2010 (UTC)
Cheers. SusanG  ContribsTalk 03:23, 7 March 2010 (UTC)

And jam[edit]

I also have been gone for a little bit and see that you've de-toasted yourself. The toast with cheese sig always made me hungry, so you know. Corry (talk) 07:37, 7 March 2010 (UTC)

Yeah, I figured it was time. (Scheisse, every time I reboot I have to reset my keyboard US → UK) SusanG  ContribsTalk 14:26, 7 March 2010 (UTC)

Need your advice, sweetheart.[edit]

Does this annoying piece of shite valued editor really need to be a sysop? TheoryOfPractice (talk) 16:27, 7 March 2010 (UTC)

No! SusanG  ContribsTalk 16:28, 7 March 2010 (UTC)
(That's an androgynous "NO" BTW) SusanG  ContribsTalk 16:32, 7 March 2010 (UTC)
Now, now, Susan, you know that I am in awe of your feminine wiles. I just didn't want Psy to feel left out. Alright, should we set up a show-trial that nobody will care about or shall I, knowing you have my back, do this Night of the Long Knives-style? TheoryOfPractice (talk) 16:34, 7 March 2010 (UTC)
Never mind, beaten to the punch. TheoryOfPractice (talk) 16:37, 7 March 2010 (UTC)
NX dun it! (And don't think you can get round me that easily - red roses are customary) SusanG  ContribsTalk 16:38, 7 March 2010 (UTC)

Preservation[edit]

Why Conservapedia has failed

Despite Conservapedia's boundless arrogance it is a project that has by almost any measure failed. Every 5 days Wikipedia gets more edits than Conservapedia has in total. Conservapdedia has fewer articles than the Galician version of Wikipedia. Hell, Conservapedia has half as many articles as Wookieepedia. Conservapedia has been unable to attract enough talent to become a viable project in its own right which is why it runs on an outdated version of Wikipedia's software. And despite Conservapedia's pride in their popularity (currently #48,714 according to Alexa) most of that traffic is people who come to laugh at you. Which is why I am always amused to see gloating over a spike in traffic. This pattern is illustrated by the numerous restrictions placed by Conservapedia on editors because you attract more people who would rather vandalize your project than those who want to contribute positively to it. If you need any convincing of Conservapedia's inferiority you need only press the random page link a few times and compare the articles with what Wikipedia offers.

Your problem is foundational you saw a problem with bias in Wikipedia and aimed to correct it not by creating an encyclopedia that is less biased but by creating one that is far more biased. I often send independent friends I am trying to move leftward to Conservapedia they invariable return laughing at many of the patently ludicrous claims made. By the way I know this isn't a fair tactic as Conservapedia is not representative of the Conservative movement as a whole. This is not to say I'm against Conservapedia besides the entertainment it provide it also drains off the energy of a few editors that would otherwise be working to undermine Wikipedia. I know you will most likely deep burn this comment and ban me but that should only be taken as an indication of your inability to address my comments head on.Why Conservapedia has failed

- Jerome P Warric III 22:40, 7 March 2010 (UTC)

thanks Junggai (talk) 22:45, 7 March 2010 (UTC) Full linkimg 22:55, 7 March 2010 (UTC) SusanG  ContribsTalk

Dink[edit]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27gNSrmBCNg&NR=1&feature=fvwp ħumanUser talk:Human 06:52, 8 March 2010 (UTC)

Humble apologies,H. Bandwith allowance prevents me watching vids. (Is it victor B?) 13:20, 8 March 2010 (UTC) SusanG  ContribsTalk

What's wrong with the redirect?[edit]

What's wrong with linking to just a theory? -- Nx / talk 21:15, 9 March 2010 (UTC)

Nothing but why not link to the SECTION that is relevant? SusanG  ContribsTalk 21:16, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
The redirect does take you to the relevant section. -- Nx / talk 21:17, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
Mea culpa! So it does! But redirects are surely to be deprecated as links? 21:21, 9 March 2010 (UTC) SusanG  ContribsTalk
There's nothing wrong with having redirects. In this case it could even be helpful, e.g. if the section name changes, we can just fix just a theory instead of fixing all articles linking to it. Or if it gets an article of its own, etc. -- Nx / talk 21:23, 9 March 2010 (UTC)
OK! Kiss.gif 21:32, 9 March 2010 (UTC) SusanG  ContribsTalk

ScienceBlogs/Articles of interest[edit]

It's huge!! How do you have the time to read all that? Tetronian you're clueless 01:34, 11 March 2010 (UTC)

No secret: it's easy: just scanning the precis & pick up on the interesting ones. (Hope that doesn't ruin my superwoman image) 01:37, 11 March 2010 (UTC) SusanG  ContribsTalk
I just figured you had loads of free time to peruse ScienceBlogs. Ideally that's what I would do, but generally my precious minutes of spare time are spent here (along with time I should be using more wisely...). Tetronian you're clueless 01:41, 11 March 2010 (UTC)
Retirement is the answer. Lots of free time. ħumanUser talk:Human 04:45, 11 March 2010 (UTC)

MUst STop DOing THat[edit]

I want to "map" my caplocks key (especially on this "new" flaptop) to just be a shift key. Surely this will be easy. Caplock errors suck, because you have to retype every damn character. Thoughts? What's the temperature in your neighborhood 'bout now, by the way? ħumanUser talk:Human 05:50, 14 March 2010 (UTC)

I've started, for unknown reasons, holding down the shift key with my thumb (I'm slobbing back with kb on lap) & hunt/pecking with my right hand. My left thumb is slower than my right hand & doesn't lift off on schedule! It's cold here but not freezin' 1 or 2o Celsius. otherwise clear & balmy. Morning chorus outside. How's it with you? Daylight saving started, hasn't it it's not 'til 28th Mar here. 05:57, 14 March 2010 (UTC) SusanGContribsTalk (Sig better?)


0 C here, with light precipitation of dihydrogen monoxide making excursions hazardous to one's health. We've had at least four kinds of percipitashun tonight (snow, rain, sleet, freezing rain, marbles, cats, dogs, random marsupials (they're on special!)) Also I improved aWK immensely! ħumanUser talk:Human 06:01, 14 March 2010 (UTC)

(EC) "A common reason for changing the function of a key is to get rid of "Caps Lock"."[1] [2] ħumanUser talk:Human 06:01, 14 March 2010 (UTC)

Hmmm OK that works. Second link above is a mild rickroll, just a warning. ħumanUser talk:Human 06:29, 14 March 2010 (UTC)
I don't think that second link is what it was anymore. ħumanUser talk:Human 06:03, 14 March 2010 (UTC) Nevermind, it is.

(EC x 7) yeah DST starts tonight, and I'm supposed to get up by noon to help Goonie :( ħumanUser talk:Human 06:01, 14 March 2010 (UTC)

Fascist[edit]

WHY ARE YOU RUINING MY WIKI FASCIST SCUM EddyP (talk) 13:29, 17 March 2010 (UTC)

Reds under beds small.svgDon't Feed The Paranoiac

Th hug.gif 13:31, 17 March 2010 (UTC) SusanGContribsTalk

Libel[edit]

email received today:


"MANN, John" <MANNJ@parliament.uk> to "XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX" <terrygwilson@googlemail.com> 1:14pm

Dear XXXXXXXXXXXX,

Our Ref: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX 17 March 2010 By Email: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Many thanks for your email regarding reform of libel law.

I agree that these issues need to be addressed. I have therefore already signed an amended version of the EDM you mention (the amendment is underlined below):

‘That this House notes that human rights activists, scientists, writers and journalists are prevented from publishing, and the public prevented from reading, matters of strong public interest due to the chilling effect of English libel law; further notes that libel actions in England and Wales cost 100 times more than the European average; further notes that the costs of defending a libel case are usually prohibitive and that even successful defendants do not recover their full costs; further notes the report of the United Nations Committee on Human Rights which criticises English libel law for its stifling of free expression globally due to libel tourism whereby foreign complainants bring cases against foreign writers for alleged libel in overseas publications; believes that public interest is endangered by powerful vested interests and corporations being able to intimidate writers into not publishing; further believes that the libel laws discriminate against average and low paid people when victims of defamatory comment in the pages of national publications; recognises the recent report by Index on Censorship and English PEN, Free speech is not for sale and further notes the campaign for scientific freedom by Sense About Science; welcomes the formation of the Libel Reform Coalition to campaign for law reform; and calls for a re-casting of the libel laws such that, while individual reputation is protected against malicious or reckless smears, lawful free expression is not chilled and there is a fully effective public interest defence for both scholarship and responsible journalism.’ You can see my name online at:

http://edmi.parliament.uk/EDMi/EDMDetails.aspx?EDMID=40034&SESSION=903

If there is anything you wish to discuss or if I can be of any further assistance, in this matter or any other, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely,

JOHN MANN Member of Parliament for Bassetlaw

15:17, 17 March 2010 (UTC) SusanGContribsTalk

You know democracy is working when both Dennis Skinner and Ann Widdicombe sign the same EDM! Thanks for posting this, and BTW, don't go! Bondurant (talk) 10:35, 18 March 2010 (UTC)
I mailed my MP, but I'm yet to see a reply from him. --ConcernedresidentAsk me about your mother 16:26, 21 March 2010 (UTC)

Don't go![edit]

Please? --144.32.126.12 (talk) 05:42, 18 March 2010 (UTC)

Wait, what? Susan cannot go? I love her and need her. Acei9 05:50, 18 March 2010 (UTC)
Please please please ħumanUser talk:Human 06:00, 18 March 2010 (UTC)

Plz[edit]

Enable or re-enable email ħumanUser talk:Human 07:07, 18 March 2010 (UTC)

Never mind, I scammed it from the email you posted above. ħumanUser talk:Human 03:44, 19 March 2010 (UTC)

I...[edit]

...will genuinely miss your company. I hope you come back. SJ Debaser 11:34, 18 March 2010 (UTC)

So will I, and I doubt we're alone in feeling this way. You are dearly missed. Tetronian you're clueless 02:31, 20 March 2010 (UTC)
Gone again? What gives? Hurry back real soon now. WēāŝēīōīďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 15:54, 21 March 2010 (UTC)
I hope this is a temporary thing. You're missed. --ConcernedresidentAsk me about your mother 16:32, 21 March 2010 (UTC)

Oh, look, Susan has Left And Never Come Back again[edit]

Thank goodness, I was getting worried. Time drug Hoover! 15:47, 21 March 2010 (UTC)

Hello Susan/Toast[edit]

Sorry to hear of your troubles as of late. If there were anything I could do to help, I certainly would. Anyways, I am hear for you in my internet capacity if you need me. Peace. The Goonie Punk Can't sleep, clowns will eat me! 03:44, 26 April 2010 (UTC)

Hey, I'm OK: still breathing anyway Smiley.gif. Thanks for the thought though. Logged in on old laptop: hence the name change: I didn't pay attention, I just hit enter!
Found a quote that I might take to my own: "Of all the things that I have lost, I think I miss my mind the most" Hee!SusanGContribsTalk
Well, at least you are staying positive. I've often found that my sense of humor is the only thing that helps me through hard times, so at least you seem to have retained yours. The Spikey Punk I'm punking my punk! 03:58, 26 April 2010 (UTC)
There's no point being all introspective: just makes you worse IMHO. One day I'll die, till then keep smilin'. Trite, I know but that's my philosophy. 04:01, 26 April 2010 (UTC) SusanGContribsTalk
Hey, that's probably the most sensical philosophy I've ever heard. Peace out, -Gabe Lord of the Goons The official spikey-haired skeptical punk 04:40, 26 April 2010 (UTC)
On consideration:that's got to be the most pretentious twaddle I've ever written - just 'cause I'm on an upper (not "on uppers"!) I have to bless the world with trite philosophy! Twat = me. 16:50, 26 April 2010 (UTC) SusanGContribsTalk

Old news from your "blog"[edit]

"But, the outpatient's clinic was where I met "Marghanita"" Sweet. I was at the VD clinic a few decades ago and there was this hot chiquita... oh, never mind, it just seemed like the wrong place and time. ħumanUser talk:Human 02:53, 2 May 2010 (UTC)

'Kinell! I'd forgotten allm about that blog. Might revive it. Heh! - like the clinic one! SusanG (I am a person not a template) 02:55, 2 May 2010 (UTC)
Yeah, conversation opener... "I got trych, what brought you here? Wanna fuck?" Not worky so well really. ħumanUser talk:Human 03:16, 2 May 2010 (UTC)

Hello Susan[edit]

Did you not pull one of those leaving and never coming back stunts? In the future, wouldn't it be easier just not to threaten to leave when you're clearly coming back? (Or better still, just not come back) 86.40.207.29 (talk) 22:05, 4 May 2010 (UTC)

Meer election pics[edit]

I thought you might like this. (Sorry about the source.)  Lily Inspirate me. 16:16, 6 May 2010 (UTC)

Majick! SusanG Toast 16:21, 6 May 2010 (UTC)

Turgid[edit]

Now I know how to aptly describe TK's comments, thank you! Also it is very similar to another word that aptly describes them, i.e. turd. -- Nx / talk

Someone reads my boxen! SusanG Toast 13:50, 7 May 2010 (UTC)
Lots of us read your boxen, Susan! (Also, obviate can mean "remove" as well as "prevent.") Tetronian you're clueless 19:42, 8 May 2010 (UTC)

Ahh![edit]

I knew it was there, somewhere! - David Gerard (talk) 14:22, 11 May 2010 (UTC)

Sorry about just redirecting yours without comment. [[Help:Template_list#R|The template list is handy. SusanG Toast 14:36, 11 May 2010 (UTC)]]

farewell[edit]

You were the first to befriend me at RW - thanks for helping the newbie! :-) Refugeetalk page 06:11, 13 May 2010 (UTC)

You seem friendly.[edit]

Hi, just introducing my humble self to a more productive member of this site, hi! :D Waronstupidity (talk) 08:08, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

Hi, Waron, I don't think I'm very productive. Just around here more than a lot of the others. Nice to see you about again, hope you're OK. 08:14, 14 May 2010 (UTC) SusanG Toast

You seem extremely hostile... Why?[edit]

You came on my talk page to call me a twat. May I ask why you are so full of hate? Libertarian1 (talk) 13:22, 19 May 2010 (UTC)

You seem to be starting to exhibit troll-like behaviour, i.e. when people stopped commenting on your debate / talk page, you came over to my talk page to bitch about mensa, and are now trying to get a rise out of SusanG on her talk page. Why? CrundyTalk nerdy to me 13:29, 19 May 2010 (UTC)
You are over-reacting. This was a knee jerk reaction to a post she made in the Saloon bar here, which I thought was rather stalkish and insulting to the user she aimed her comment at. I bitched about Mensa because I was having a laugh at the expense of people like Martin Amis and Christopher Hitchens, calm down. I wasn't having a go at you at all, stop being so offended. Libertarian1 (talk) 00:08, 20 May 2010 (UTC)

Hello[edit]

I haven't seen you around lately. How've you been if you don't mind me asking? The hearing and such? El TajDon't make me do stuff 12:42, 27 May 2010 (UTC)

Fairly crap, but forging on. Hearing still zero. Lots happening but don't wanna bore RW with it. Thanks for asking. 12:47, 27 May 2010 (UTC) SusanG Toast
That's fair enough. All the best. El TajDon't make me do stuff 12:56, 27 May 2010 (UTC)

thanks[edit]

for the heads up. My moms name is susan by the way rational ghey (message) 15:24, 27 May 2010 (UTC)

Hee! Mine isn't. 15:25, 27 May 2010 (UTC) SusanG Toast