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Func( t, c, @, ) 14:42, 10 October 2005 (UTC)

This individual is my doppelganger. If you see him around...RUN!
A bookipede by Theresa and Maria Knott.
Have you met the extraordinary Theresa Knott?

Func (talk · contribs)


Func and AdmN[edit]

Hi. My former user name was AdmN. It was recently pointed out to me by a member of the Wikipedia family that AdmN could be construed as meaning Administrator. As I work with system admins on a daily basis, this should have occured to me as well, but sometimes I am quite dense. ;-) Lest I forget: [1]

Func stands for function, of the programming language kind. I wish to assure everyone that it does not stand for something like Wikipedia functionary. ;-)

func(talk) 21:25, 4 Sep 2004 (UTC)
Ha, ha...we have an actual Category called Category:Wikipedia functionaries. :) func(talk) 05:31, 23 July 2005 (UTC)

Me and My Edits[edit]

In all the world, I have only two areas of expertise, JavaScript and AppleScript. Yes, I know... that's sad.

I consider all contributions I make to Wikipedia to be in the public domain, (Wikipedia may do anything it wishes with my edits). One point to make about this: if you find something on the Internet that is said to be in the "public domain", this does not mean that you can take it and claim to be the original author... because that's just stupid. Nevertheless, Wikipedia content is not in the public domain, please see Wikipedia:Copyrights for information on using Wikipedia content.

I have a bad habit of getting very frustrated and wanting to leave wikipedia forever... but something always pulls me back in... which is also frustrating. :( 18:47, 22 Dec 2004 (UTC)

About Me[edit]

Among other things, I am interested in articles involving

In addition to general incompetence, one very good reason to be wary of any article I contribute to is my unbelievably bad spelling: Bad Spellers of the World: Untie!!! ... or iTune!!! ... or something.

I have an ambition to create my own scripting language... using only duct tape, a coffee cup, and a butter knife. Of course, there are more sensible ways to create a scripting language, but you have to be a Real Programmer to know about them.

There are many different kinds of vandals here on Wikipedia. Some are highly intelligent and witty, like the individuals who deface Geogre's page with poetry in sonnet form; and then there are the children who add things like this to my user page:

big giant monkey ball face man
I love to touch the sac of many a fine manasaur

I am not entirely sure what a "manasaur" is, as I am not familiar with dinosaur types.

For a serious discussion on the topic of vandalism, please read: meta:Friends of gays should not be allowed to edit articles. func(talk) 03:15, 20 May 2005 (UTC)

Every now and then you meet a man whose ignorance is encyclopedic. -- Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Red Links to Turn Blue[edit]

  • Places

List of women's names that have another meaning in modern English[edit]

I've noticed that Wikipedia is filled with lots of silly List of ... lists, so I've decided to start my own. Please feel free to contribute, making sure to insert your entry in alphabetical order:

It is OK if they are spelt differently.

Perhaps at some time in the future, someone will find the above to be encyclopedic. ;-)

Tote the Ranks[edit]

Please note: tote the ranks is just one of the many possible anagrams for "Theresa Knott". ;-)

OK, I've been here a little while, and I have to confess that I haven't really drunk the Kool-Aid over Wiki-philosophy (yes, I have). There is a ridiculous amount of time spent over the reverting of anon IP edits, and a truly stupendous amount of wasted time trying to implement ineffective bans on clearly abusive users. In addition to requiring users to supply a legitimate email address and password, I also think that we need a firmer command structure. This is my proposal:

              Rank                   ASCII Insignia
        Jimbo Usurper                      (!!!!!!)
        Troop mascot                         File:Meh.gif
 Supreme Wiki Administrator                (******)
         Wiki Administrator                (*****~)
         Vice Administrator                (*****)
Field Marshal Administrator                (****~)
  Home Office Administrator                (****)
        Front Administrator                (***~)
         Rear Administrator                (***)
    Brigadier Administrator                (**~)
    Commander Administrator                (**)
   Lieutenant Administrator                (*~)
              Administrator                (*)
      Warrant Administrator                (~)
 Supreme Wiki Muse                         <<<<***>>>
     Tactical Muse                         <<<<+++>>>
      Gunnery Muse                         <<<<+++>>
              Muse                         <<<<+++>
      Supreme Editor                       <<<<++>
              Editor Extraordinaire        <<<<+>
 Chief Master Editor                       <<<><
 Master Chief Editor                       <<<<>
        Chief Editor                       <<<<
     Tactical Editor                       <<<
      Gunnery Editor                       <<
              Editor                       <
        Chief Writer                       =++++=
        Lance Writer                       =+++=
        Staff Writer                       =++=
              Writer                       =+=
              Reader, 1st Class            -+++-
              Reader, 2nd Class            -++-
              Reader's Apprentice          -+-
         Buck Newbie                       ///
      Warrant Newbie                       //
    Potential Vandal                       /

It seems that my little Wikipedian micronation is growing. ;-) Current membership is as follows:

If you too would like to tote the ranks and eventually make your way up to a 6 asterisk Administrator, all you have to do is... er, I don't know, just be nice to me or something. ;-) 23:18, 14 Oct 2004 (UTC)

I'm Not Fond of Brag Lists[edit]

Today, I contributed my first new article to WP, and within hours, it became featured on the Main Page in the Did you know... section. Now that's my idea of encouragement. :) func(talk) 02:13, 11 Sep 2004 (UTC)

Sometime during the last few hours, I achieved my 2,000 edit. In truth, not terribly impressive, given that I've been here, on and off, since July of last year. func(talk) 06:46, 27 May 2005 (UTC)

Happy birthday to me!
I'm as old as a redwood tree.
Happy birthday to me!
I'm a knight who says ni!
func(talk) 17:55, 24 July 2005 (UTC)

Happy 1 year anniversary to me,
I shout out with glee!
My first edit was spam-like,
as anyone can see!
Func( t, c ) 05:26, 29 July 2005 (UTC)

Best edit summary ever: Blast Func and his quick reverts!, [2]. Note: this user was trying to change the name of the character "Neo" to "Negro", and using the edit summary "slight typo correction". :) Functc ) 18:57, 31 July 2005 (UTC)

Sometime today or yesterday, User:Func aquired his 4,000 edit. Combined with his old edits as User:AdmN, I've probably been a member of the 4,000 club for maybe 2 weeks or so. Functc ) 19:21, 31 July 2005 (UTC)

On August 3, 2005, my good wiki-friend Joyous nominated me for adminship! :)

On August 10, 2005, my request for adminship succeeded, with 112 support votes, (which appears to be a doubt soon to be broken). :) I am extremely honored and humbled by the experience. I very much want to be a trusted and respected member of the Wikipedia community. Please don't hesitate to bring up any concerns you may ever have with any administrative task I might perform. I believe in full accountability. Functce,  ) 17:48, 10 August 2005 (UTC)

List of differences between Sweden and Switzerland[edit]

  • Sweden is a Baltic power.
  • Switzerland is NOT a Balkan power.


  • Switzerland is always neutral.
  • Sweden is always neutral... until they are conquered by someone.



  • Swedish women are HOT!!!
  • Swiss women are HOT!!! ...and they do NOT wear lederhosen!!!


Points of Interest[edit]

  • Neither Sweden or Switzerland makes LEGOs.
  • The nationality of the Swedish Chef has been called into question, as muppets are not thought to be indigenous.


This user lives in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.