The Webmaster, and what we think of him.

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    The Webmaster, and what we think of him.

    I apologize that this is the result of pure boredom.

    Somehow I accidentally ran across a thread in which someone's mental picture of the webmaster was brought up (URGENT!! Which language should I learn!???!!!). I recieved a PM a few months ago asking for my opinion of the webmaster, for some sort of survey (the result of which I haven't seen... what was the purpose of that?)

    Anyway. I thought it would be fun if we all shared what we picture the webmaster as being like. I always pictured him as this dark warlord who would occasionally drive his motorcade of wagons into the village, where his administrators (govtcheez and the like would help him off the main wagon, remove his black cape, and he would inspect the recent work of his pathetic peasants (us). Any body else?

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    Sean,
    That's hillarious! I never thought of him as the warlord type. I guess I just thought of him as a graduate student or something like that.

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    he's a hobo that lives in a box with his computer hardwired to the city's power supply and an antenna that receives some oldschool wireless networking service...
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    Well considering he is an Ivy Leaguer, I'd imagine slacks, button up shirt with tie, and a very nice leather trench coat hiding the 3000 year old sword.

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    Its not rocket science vasanth's Avatar
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    isn't he the Don who is using this site as a front for his underworld business...

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    maybe hes a rich millionaire in a mansion who has a harem of fine women to quench his boredom? damned if i know anything about him (see link in original post)
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    Quote Originally Posted by vasanth
    isn't he the Don who is using this site as a front for his underworld business...
    Dead man walking, Vasanth is a dead man walking


    [true storry]
    I once was browsing the net for some code and I came across some code from a guy named alexander. at the bottom of the code somewhere it said: webmaster of cprogramming.com.
    I started thinking (hurts) and I thought by myself: hey I know that guy. That's how I found out his name

    I think that was the only code I ever saw from him
    And now I feel stupid for nat taking a screenshot of it
    [/true story]

    Oh yeah, how I picture the cprog headmaster:

    Blond dreadlock, always in shorts,body coverd with hair, a beer belly, beard. A t-shirt with picture of the head of bjarne (that's also how he calls his kid). those shoes with open toes (the kind people have in deserts, I don't know the english word) And an absolutely gorgeous wife. He drives a an old red Ford and his wife a BMW Z4.

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    Quote Originally Posted by maes
    Blond dreadlock, always in shorts,body coverd with hair, a beer belly, beard. A t-shirt with picture of the head of bjarne (that's also how he calls his kid). those shoes with open toes (the kind people have in deserts, I don't know the english word) And an absolutely gorgeous wife. He drives a an old red Ford and his wife a BMW Z4.
    ... soooo close, but its a Z8 roadster.


    hmm, webmaster eh? id say he's about 5'4" , 97 lbs. always wears Star Wars track suits or similar appearal. 1/2 inch thick glasses, top of the line pocket protector, etc...

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    I dunno, I always pictured him being some wise old wizard....
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    ROFL!

    I picture webmaster as a dude with a goatee and mustache living in a nice house. Kinda on the medium size range on width, kinda tallish in height.

    edit: I forgot to mention, brown hair

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    Its not rocket science vasanth's Avatar
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    why do i have a feeling that the webmaster has a 2nd id that he uses on the forum and none of us know that it is the webmaster...

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    because thats what all admins do? its to test our faith maybe
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    jverkoey - actually that guy looks a bit dark warlordish, wouldn't you say? And does the webmaster know you've been following him and taking pictures of him?

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    A recent photograph of the webmaster can be seen here.

    This shot was taken at the last moderator reunion, it's about 2 years old.
    hth
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    lmao, so where are you in there nvoigt?

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    is it me or did the guy third from the left forget his sword?

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