Ian Shearin
Born (1991-06-30) 30 June 1991 (age 29)
Other nameszabacad, zabs, qabacad, Muffins
Alma materOregon State University

Small Red Rose.JPGThis user lives in or hails from Portland, Oregon.
Flag of Oregon.svgThis user is proud to be an
Oregonian !
Flag of Cascadia.svg This user lives in Cascadia and has a Cascadian frame of mind.

Human LanguagesEdit

enThis user is a native speaker of the English language.
es-3Este usuario puede contribuir con un nivel avanzado de español.
This user has a basic understanding of the Cyrillic script.
...This user would like to know oodles more languages.
ith-0This user does not know Ithkuil, but would like to learn it.
dni-1.met rov b'vat te D'nE cansel

Grammar and EditingEdit

Majority ≠ right This user recognizes that even if 300,000,000 people make the same mistake, it's still a mistake.
theyThis user considers singular they standard, modern, informal English usage, so avoids it on Wikipedia.
This editor writes carefully to avoid gender neutrality issues completely.
This user understands grammatical gender historically preceded and is independent of natural gender.
…in.Ending a sentence with a preposition is something that this user is okay with.
This user thinks that if your grammar is incorrect, then you’re in need of help.
less & fewerThis user understands the difference between less & fewer.
. TheThis user does not put two spaces after a full stop.
,This user fixes comma-splices; they are annoying.
This user supports the use of the
Oxford comma.
"…"?This user thinks "British punctuation is best for quotation marks". Do you?
ZThis user calls it zed.
MixThis user has been influenced by too many dialects of English to use one orthography, vocabulary and grammar consistently.
 This user believes that edits need
useful summaries.
WThis user prefers to
make cosmetic edits to Wikipedia.
Comic SansThis user refuses to take seriously anything written in the Comic Sans font.
°CThis user uses the Celsius scale, as they find it superior in every way to Fahrenheit.
VG-2This user is able to contribute at a good level using vector graphics.


 This user is a Computer scientist.
 This user built their own PC.
6 This user owns 6 working computers.
This user contributes at
3840 x 2160 resolution.
   This user has a tri-monitor configuration.
 This user contributes using a Mechanical keyboard.
 This user learnt how to use all their fingers for typewriting.
 This user believes in freedom of all types of information for all.
 This user is against DRM.
 This user prefers Mozilla Firefox.
 This user prefers LibreOffice over Microsoft Office. 
 This user loves using Linux!
 This user uses Inkscape extensively.
 This user uses GIMP.

Computer LanguagesEdit

prog-3This user is an advanced programmer.
C-4This user is an expert C programmer.
rb-2This user is an intermediate Ruby programmer.
asm-2This user is an intermediate assembly language programmer.
C++-2This user is an intermediate C++ programmer.
Java-1This user is a beginning Java programmer.
py-4This user is an expert Python programmer.
bash-4This user is an expert Bash programmer.

This user's first computer language was Python.

For the Web
W3CThis user believes in compliance with W3C standards.
css-3This user is an advanced Cascading Style Sheets user.
HTML-3This user is an advanced HTML user.
php-4This user is an expert PHP programmer.
svg-2This user is an intermediate SVG user.
js-1This user is a beginning JavaScript programmer.
re-3This user writes advanced regular expressions.
pp-2This user is an intermediate Puppet programmer.
mysql-3This user is an advanced MySQL programmer.
mdThis user can write in Markdown.
This user is a beginning LaTeX user.


  This user's favourite colour is purple.
This user enjoys electronics or is an electronics hobbyist.
 This user is interested in Physics.
  This user is interested in String Theory.
 This user abstains from ethanol.
Coming Soon! This user can't wait for Half-life 3.
SrcThis user enjoys playing games that use Valve's Source Engine.
 This user plays Minecraft.
 This user eats cheese.
This user is a fan of Coheed and Cambria.
 This user is fascinated
with FM audio synthesis.
 This user is a Lego enthusiast
 This user is a railfan.
This user rode the
MAX Light Rail