Dismas, patron saint of criminals, prisoners, and undertakers. Also known as "The Good Thief" not because he was especially good at his profession but instead because he knew when to own up to what he'd done.

Articles I've startedEdit

Christopher Robin Milne | Eugene the Jeep | PajamaGram | Family Groove Company | The Ragpicker's Dream | Groove | Ray Park | Tina Yothers | The Clan of the Cave Bear | 2 Days in the Valley | The Better Life | Murder in the First | She's Having a Baby | Grosse Pointe Blank | Eight Men Out | Nikki Schieler | Kyra Sedgwick | The Journey of Natty Gann | Eddie Jones | Jeremy Piven | The Saint | Stir of Echoes | "Beam me up, Scotty" | Lauren Holly | Booster club | Gabrielle Reece | Pernilla August | Chyler Leigh | How to Make an American Quilt | Samantha Mathis | Swoosie Kurtz | Cindy Margolis | Kelly Lynch | Black & White | Shari Belafonte | Heather Kozar | Joan Severance | Estelle Skornik* | Emily Osment | Brian O'Halloran | Chicken coop* | Locker | Sam Huntington* | Benihana* | Diora Baird | Tire bead | Beadlock | Barbara Babcock | Serena Altschul | The Bacon Brothers | Stage mother | Khrystyne Haje | The Flying Karamazov Brothers | Offertory | Otto Martin Torell | Toran | Choking game | Onyxx | Party at Kitty and Stud's | Bling | Rain Boy | Driven | Perc test | Avenging Angelo | Turbulence | Trancers | Hoard's Dairyman | Freshness date | Where the Truth Lies | Sonja Bennett | The Air Up There | William O. Steele | The Perilous Road | Boink | Honeymoon in Vegas | Dolores Erickson | Brandon Maggart | Lovely & Amazing | Darva Conger | Garett Maggart | Blown Away | Rachel Veltri | Seven Days | The Berghoff | Ish Kabibble | Evan Parke | Downy ball | Joe Pichler | Cormorant | David Arkin | Charles Hallahan | James Ransone | Tread Lightly! | How to Eat Fried Worms | The Cindy Margolis Show | The Charmer | 3 Needles | Eustace Conway | Bald Knob Cross | Michelle Lintel | Dark Justice | Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra | Take a penny, leave a penny | Loverboy | Champlain Valley Union High School | Vacanti mouse | Willowbrook Museum Village | Slave Ship | Love, Loss, Hope, Repeat | An Incomplete History of the Art of Funerary Violin | Mignonette | Reverence | Pig scalder | Wee Hairy Beasties | Animal Crackers | Premonition | A Million Penguins | The Champion | Brittany Binger | Frigg | Tamara Sky | Patrice Hollis | Spencer Scott | Lindsay Wagner | Sasckya Porto | Mount Hor (Vermont) | Bombardier | Stephen Huneck | {{David Letterman}} | Candice Cassidy | Kelley Thompson | Jaime Faith Edmondson | Heather Rae Young | Kyra Milan | Crisis camp | Kassie Lyn Logsdon | Kayla Martell | Stephen Budiansky | Models and Metrics

* Denotes articles that were converted into Wiki articles when someone started the page with a copy/paste from another source

Favorite Quotes By WikipediansEdit

  • Note for future reference: a Google search of "prison dwarf" does not turn up anything useful. --Fastfission 19:45, 20 July 2005 (UTC)
  • (When asked the difference between a "Complaint Dept." and "Customer Service") - The diff is much like that between the old U.S. War Department and the newer U.S. Department of Defense. By pretending that customers don't have complaints and countries don't make war, they make it sound like we live in a fairy land filled with care bears who give strangers flowers all the time. StuRat 04:27, 10 January 2006 (UTC)


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  This user suspects that George W. Bush may be a sock puppet.
Please refer to his entire presidency for evidence.

Awards & BarnstarsEdit

Dismas is a valued participant at the Reference desk
Editor of the Week
for the week beginning May 12, 2013
A decade of block-free content, article creation, auto-patrolling, file moving and reviewing. He does yeoman work at the Reference Desk. This hard working veteran editor deserves a rousing and hearty thank you. As an Eagle Scout he is making a difference at Wikipedia and in the Real World.
Recognized for
Nomination page
  The Original Barnstar
This goes to Dismas for his ability to find information when questions are asked in the Reference Desk. Ed ¿Cómo estás? 21:35, 1 June 2007 (UTC)
  This WikiMedal for Janitorial Services has been awarded to Dismas for his general awesomeicity in getting rid of schoolcruft. Proto t c 15:36, 21 September 2005 (UTC)
  The Wikipedia Tutoring Award
For outstanding Wikipedia editing excellence in helping neophyte editors get up to speed -- thanks for your help! Tomwsulcer Talk 27 July 2009
  Rescue From Deletion Barnstar
In recognition of your posts which may have saved several Playboy Playmate articles tonight. --Morenooso (talk) 06:07, 22 April 2010 (UTC)
The Refdesk Barnstar

Thanks for cow hitch -- exactly what I needed! DRosenbach (Talk
The Refdesk Barnstar

Thank you-- your answer was exactly what I needed (and in under 5 minutes)! You deserve this:) DRosenbach (Talk
  The Special Barnstar
For your great effort to answer my query @ Wiki Reference Desk...! Joseph 11:01, 30 April 2014 (UTC)
  The Barnstar of Diligence
Please accept this as a token of my appreciation for your help in my struggles with Wikipedia editing. Your careful and prompt replies are very impressive! --P123cat1 (talk) 15:26, 1 May 2014 (UTC)
  The da Vinci Barnstar
For your quick response to the help desk request by resizing my image; therefor showing me how to do it.-Taeyebaar (talk) 07:20, 21 December 2014 (UTC)
  The Special Barnstar
For Helping me so much when I was in need VarunFEB2003 (talkcontribs) 13:16, 14 June 2016 (UTC)
  The Brilliant Idea Barnstar
An Incomplete History of the Art of Funerary Violin is awesome, thank you. I answered your question over at Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Computing#sf_email BTW. (((The Quixotic Potato))) (talk) 08:42, 16 June 2016 (UTC)
  The Original Barnstar
You have done a lot u deserve it. Can u pls sign my guestbook I'd be grateful VarunFEB2003 TalkContribsGuestbook 13:36, 21 June 2016 (UTC)
  Varun's Guestbook Barnstar
Sign my guestbook and win this Barnstar. Simple! VarunFEB2003 TalkContribsGuestbook

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