User:28bytes

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This user helped "Move Like This" become a good article on February 26, 2012.
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Hello! I am

                                                                                                                                                                                       
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
   
   
 
 
 
 
 

Welcome to my user page!

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Thanksgiving 2018 (©)

About me

I made my first edit to Wikipedia in 2006. Since then I have made around 30,000 edits, written over 100 articles, and contributed a few dozen "Did You Know?"s to the main page.

My Wikipedia activities

This user has created over 100 of Wikipedia's 6,812,357 articles.
This user has written or expanded 41 articles featured in the Did You Know section on the Main Page.
This user has been editing Wikipedia for more than 15 years (17 years and 4 months).
This user subscribes to The Four-Way Test.

I made the jump from "Wikipedia reader" to "Wikipedia editor" in March of 2006 when I saw a bit of vandalism and hit the edit button to fix it. Later that year I registered an account and wrote my first article.

I became an administrator in 2011, a bureaucrat in 2012 and a global renamer in 2014.

For a while I ran a bot that did various cleanup and maintenance tasks, but it is no longer active. I have a tiny bit of experience with Lua coding (I've written a small module to format my list of favorite article creations and expansions).

In 2011 I wrote Move Like This, my first article to successfully complete the good article process. I've also uploaded a few dozen images to Wikipedia and to Wikimedia Commons.

A list of the other accounts I have used for editing (mostly for bot-testing purposes) can be found here. You can find my editing statistics here.

In real life

This user is a video game designer.
This user is an On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences contributor.

I am a software developer and retro game enthusiast; the Atari 2600 platform is a favorite of mine. I even wrote a game for the platform myself a few years ago. As a regular reader and big fan of The A.V. Club, seeing them say nice things about my game was a dream come true.

Contacting me

This user's time zone is EST, where the time is currently 19:23, April 14, 2024 EDT [refresh].
Pronouns: he/him. If I get yours wrong, please correct me.
I try to do the right thing. If I make a mistake, please let me know.

If you think I've made an error in editing or adminning, please let me know! It's quite possible you're right. Or if you just want to say "hello," that's OK too. Just click here to leave me a message on my talk page. I do not use any of the "real-time" Wikipedia platforms such as IRC, but I am available by email if you would prefer to contact me privately.


Some of the articles I've created or expanded

Music (general)

"The Most Unwanted Song" "Leather and Lace" (song) ‹› "911 Is a Joke" Ollie E. Brown "Affair of the Heart" ‹› "I Still Can't Get Over Loving You" ‹› "Electric Boogaloo" (song) ‹› Paul DeVilliers Leah Randi ‹› Robert Ponger ‹› "All I Need Is a Miracle" ‹› "Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground)" ‹› "Taken In" ‹› "The Prisoner" (Howard Jones song) ‹› "Lift Me Up" (Howard Jones song) ‹› "I Need a Lover" ‹› "In the Dark" (Billy Squier song) ‹› "Everybody Wants You" "I.G.Y. (What a Beautiful World)" "Lonely Ol' Night" George Green (songwriter) ‹› "Crumblin' Down" "R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A." "Ship of Fools" (World Party song) ‹› "Girl Can't Help It" (song) ‹› Voices of Classic Rock ‹› "Lonely Is the Night" ‹› "(We Don't Need This) Fascist Groove Thang" Bad Lip Reading "Slipping Away" (Dave Edmunds song) ‹› "The Honeythief" ‹› Bryan Loren Ish Ledesma "Whirly Girl" ‹› Carl Jah ‹› Re-Purpose

Yes

"Hold On" (Yes song) ‹› "It Can Happen" ‹› "Changes" (Yes song) ‹› "Cinema" (Yes song) "Our Song" (Yes song) ‹› "Love Will Find a Way" (Yes song) ‹› "Lift Me Up" (Yes song) "Make It Easy" "Saving My Heart" "The Calling" (Yes song) "Walls" (Yes song) ‹› "Open Your Eyes" (Yes song) Page of Life ‹› Fly from Here

The Cars

"Good Times Roll" "Stay the Night" (Benjamin Orr song) ‹› "Emotion in Motion" (song) ‹› "Tonight She Comes" ‹› "You Are the Girl" "Funtime" (Iggy Pop song) "The Little Black Egg" "Cruiser" (song) ‹› Move Like This "Blue Tip" ‹› Substitution Mass Confusion: A Tribute to The Cars ‹› The Cars North American Tour Spring 2011

Robert Plant

"Heaven Knows" (Robert Plant song) ‹› "Tall Cool One" (Robert Plant song) ‹› "Ship of Fools" (Robert Plant song) ‹› "Hurting Kind (I've Got My Eyes on You)" ‹› "Your Ma Said You Cried in Your Sleep Last Night" ‹› "In the Mood" (Robert Plant song) ‹› "Little by Little" (Robert Plant song) ‹› "Other Arms" ‹› Phil Johnstone

Atari 2600

Atari 2600 homebrew Duck Attack! ‹› Mangia Halo 2600 ‹› Oystron Medieval Mayhem Warring Worms ‹› Surround (video game) ‹› Street Racer (1977 video game) Up'n Down Carla Meninsky ‹› Racing the Beam ‹› M Network Tooth Protectors Data Age ‹› Frankenstein's Monster (video game)

Other articles

Bolo (1982 video game) The Vietnamization of New Jersey Ascent of the A-Word Sharesleuth

Did you know...?
Bad Lip Reading
Duck Attack!
Richmond, Indiana facility fire
The Vietnamization of New Jersey
Medieval Mayhem