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 ====== The Ubbergeek ====== ====== The Ubbergeek ======
  
-The Ubbergeek ​was a member from Quebec with a strange habit of throwing French words in an otherwise English sentence, or using a French syntax when writing English. These idiosyncrasies were harmless enough, but he also had strongly prejudiced views of Americans, and was one of the most vocal radical left-wing members of AH.com.+The Ubbergeek ​is [[Canada|Canadian]] ​a member from [[Quebec]] with a strange habit of throwing French words in an otherwise English sentence, or using a French syntax when writing English. These idiosyncrasies were harmless enough, but he also had strongly prejudiced views of Americans, and was one of the most vocal radical left-wing members of AH.com.
  
 His outbursts and assorted non-sequiturs are still in the memories of AH.com'​s older members; on one occasion, he actually quoted the lyrics of a song by an obscure French band from the early 1980s by way of reply to a political argument. His outbursts and assorted non-sequiturs are still in the memories of AH.com'​s older members; on one occasion, he actually quoted the lyrics of a song by an obscure French band from the early 1980s by way of reply to a political argument.
  
-His defining characteristic was a fervent belief that the cyberpunk setting of Shadowrun was more real than reality.+His defining characteristic was a fervent belief that the cyberpunk setting of //Shadowrun// was more real than reality.
  
-Although he wasn't formally banned, ​he stopped posting sometime in 2007 and hasn't been seen at AH.com since early 2008.+He had a period when he stopped posting sometime in 2007 and hadn't been seen at AH.com since early 2008. He had returned since then and is a regularly active poster now. 
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