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"Humor can be dissected as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process and the innards are discouraging to any but the pure scientific mind."

Homsar is one of my fave characters.

Hello! I am Unme93. Isn't that great?

I also like Homestar
Fave Users: Unme93, Wiki grrl, Brightstar shiner, Abdiviklas, and any other sysop that you hear about so much!! :)

Fave Websites:,, and that's about it!!

Fave Quotes: Bug swallow! Bug swallow! Ok,ok,ok, calm down! Remember health class. Sir or madame, are you alright? Do you need medical resistance? Oh,this isn't working! The good times are over!

Hello! I am Homestar Runner! Isn't that great?
Hello! I am Homestar Runner and this is a website!
Seriously you guys.

My Goals:

1.Have a large number of meaningful main namespace contributions.

Edit the real articles, the Homestar Runner information. Gnome work is an invaluable part of any wiki, but what we're talking about here is the addition of substantial content. The more you do this, the more you'll find yourself delving into discussion, and taking on projects. As a corollary to the above, you should not overdo your user namespace edits.

2.Have a large number of main talk and HRWiki talk namespace edits.

Communicate with other users. Be open and have valid input, and be able to receive feedback. Other users can get to know you better the more you talk to them. In addition, use the user talk namespace as a resource to share ideas and encouragement about project-related topics. Idle chit-chat is perfectly okay from time to time, but, again, don't overdo it.

3.Take on a big project.

Look under HRWiki:Projects or Category:Stubs to find a page or a project that you can take on. Or see if there is an important niche that needs to be filled. Plan your project well ahead of time, and get approval and feedback.

4.Be able to handle stress and abuse in stride.

Not everyone is perfect. Sometimes, other users will say things to you that may make you very angry, but self-control is essential. Know when to say what and how to say it. Likewise, do your absolute best never to be part of the problem.

5.Be technologically knowledgeable.

Learn MediaWiki syntax and be able to write in it fairly well. Also, it wouldn't hurt to learn HTML and other programming languages, especially PHP.

6.Help maintain the site.

Most of a sysop's job is not very glamorous. In fact, it's a lot of work, and the pay isn't that great. Sysops are expected to fight vandalism, fix formatting, give aid to those who need it, and perform housekeeping duties, all the while trying to contribute actual content to the project. Some of the things a sysop is expected to do, like reverting vandalism, can also be done by users. You should spend at least a portion of your energy on such site maintenance.

7.Stay active.

Seniority is important. Everything else being equal, the user with the most experience is the one who we turn to, and there could be several deserving users ahead of you. It is extremely unlikely that we would promote a relative newcomer.

8.Stay positive.

We're making an encyclopedia about dumb animal characters. Remember to keep your sense of humor about you.

9.Don't call us. We'll call you.

Don't ask to be made a sysop. On some wikis, like Wikipedia, it's acceptable to nominate yourself for sysophood at any time. On this wiki, however, openly asking is usually met with suspicion and resentment from regular users. Don't worry though—if you're taking care of these other points, we've already noticed you.

10.Be trustworthy.

This is the most important piece of advice we can give. Being made a sysop is like being given the keys to the wiki, and we only turn them over to people when we know they're in good hands.

11.Rewrite my user page. !DONE!
12.Do whatever it takes to be the best user (wow....that could take a while to get off that list!!) :)

*****Yes, I know I copied Wiki grrl's page, but I am wiki grrl. My password was lost, and the email I set up with was cancelled!! :)

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