Wikipedia:List of Wikipedians in order of arrival/2001
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This is an archive of Wikipedians in order of arrival in 2001.
By date of registry
- WojPob (inactive since June 2003)
- AstroNomer (semi-active since 2011)
- Josh Grosse ( inactive since 2006)
- AyeSpy (inactive since before the move to phase III)
- RoseParks (inactive since 2009)
- Tim Shell - And I can prove it :) (inactive since 2006)
- BryceHarrington - Joined up with Wikipedia after the brief GNUPedia episode and its mention on Slashdot. Did some of the first Britannica copying. Pimped wikipedia a bit on Indymedia and some other sites. (semi-active since 2014)
- Larry Sanger (earliest edits as LarrySanger)
- Jimbo Wales (Founder)
- Stephen Gilbert
- Rob Salzman (inactive as RobSalzman since August 2003 - but still (semi)-active as justrob)
- Geronimo Jones (inactive since March 2001)
- Mathijs read about it in the newspaper (inactive since February 2002)
- Erdem Tüzün (inactive since prior to the move to phase III)
- Andre Engels
- Malcolm Farmer - after a slashdotting. Every other article back then was either an Atlas Shrugged or a Larry Sanger philosophy article. How far it's come since then...
- Phil Bordelon I'd be lying if I remembered why I came here originally; I hacked a bit on some Settlers of Catan stuff, went back to lurk mode, and only recently have started to really edit again.
- Gareth Owen Also can't remember why I came, but noticed it lacked my favourite musicians, so resolved to add them
- Koyaanis Qatsi (based on the revision history of Bahrain. Followed over from a comment on slashdot)
- rmhermen -anonymously until May 10, came over from the link on Nupedia
- Kpjas (subscribed to firstname.lastname@example.org on Mon, 9 Apr 2001 14:12:51 -0700)
- Mjausson (based on Wikipedia Announcements/May 2001) (inactive since prior to the move to phase III)
- Wathiik (based on Wikipedia Announcements/May 2001)
- LA2 (based on Wikipedia Announcements/May 2001)
- Tim Chambers
- The Cunctator (July 26, the day of the big Slashdotting)
- AxelBoldt (July 26, the day of the big Slashdotting)
- BrantEaton (July 26, Slashdot effect was my first article!)
- Dmerrill, another one from the Slashdotting
- James F., yet another Slashdotter (though the account is newer)
- Tim Goodwin (guess which well-known blog appears on my Personal Toolbar)
- Simon J Kissane (thinks he arrived just before slashdotting)
- Kowloonese as anonymous 24.4.254.xxx et al. (since first week of July, 2001)
- Claudine not from Slashdot, but from the Kuro5hin article that might have led to it
- snoyes (k5 article)
- DrBob Due to either the Kuro5hin or Slashdot articles
- sodium sometime in august.
- MichaelTinkler (it was before school started...)
- Zundark (on 6th or 7th, not sure which)
- Anatoly Vorobey (arrived probably during the slashdotting, first contribution early August)
- BenBaker (2nd wave of slashdotting, 1st or 2nd, I think.)
- Alan Millar the big slashdotting...
- Bryan Derksen
- THERESA KNOTT now known as theresa knott from a post by someone (I forget who) on usenet (sci.physics)
- Jagged first contribution listed on 15 August, 2001.
- Chuck Smith (discovered in March, started contributing now)
- Eob (after reading the article in the New York Times, September 20)
- Manning I was here a day or two before JHK... I thought it was earlier than September, but maybe not.
- Paul Melville Austin
- the Epopt
- Dreamyshade (at least that's when I first contributed)
- The Anome
- Mark - as an anon, but the account Mark Ryan didn't come for another 3 months, in January 2002.
- Wesley (must have been early to middle of 2001 - how it's changed since then)
- Wayne Hardman November 23rd
- Joel Schlosberg
- Ed Poor
- Derek Ross (However October 134.132.xxx.xxx postings were me too)
- Jmc (November 16)
- Slrubenstein (died March 2012)
- David Parker (Dec. 12)
- SimonP (Dec. 9 - from segment in New York Times Magazine)
- user:Szopen (probably since beginning of December or end of November 2001)
- Robert Merkel - probably earlier, but I can't tell exactly when I arrived.