Um, I'm just me I suppose. I go by the name of Sunny, so its probable that people know me this way. Anyhow. Not too much that I can say about myself without feeling like I'm being vain. Though I've been known to ramble, I try not to only so that I don't scare people away. But if you allow, I can sure talk anyone's ear off. Its been known to happen. Thankfully, I've also been known to lend mine to others on many occasions. I've also been known to wander downtown since I work downtown. You'll probably see me if you ever stop by The Avid Reader. I decided to write something about myself in the hopes that someone might read it and thereby making me feel more a part of this wonderful city. Probably not though. If you ever see me walking down the street, wave to me and I'll wave back. If you come up to talk to me, I probably won't run away screaming like a little girl. No promises though.
EDIT: This was my old info. I left it up because it was part of the Davis me. Now I live in Sacramento and have not had time to do much for this website since I don't visit as often as I'd like to. I might update again, when the fancy occurs.
Current employment: A student of life, again
Current location: Exploring his new home of Sacramento
Currently reading: School text books
Currently excited about: Working his schedule around so he can make it to the gym regularly. And the new fun that he is to be having.
Currently craving for: A good night's sleep...
New Favorite Website: Good Reads is an awesome website for organizing your books and book habits.
|Reading, people that like to think they can play music but can't and yet still try, spontaneous dancing for no more than 8.5 seconds,|
|49ers, lounging at parks for hours on end, randomly messing with my guitar like I know what I'm doing, trying out new types of|
|recipes to make for my friends, talking to random people on the street, pretty girls that smile and wave at me|
|Dislikes - There isn't much I dislike, but of the little there is|
|The fact that I toss and turn in my sleep at night, every night, the fact that I've|
|developed an allergy to my favorite fruit: lemon, passive aggressive people, having a nose bleed during allergy season|
I figure maybe I'll do something with this profile thing once I know what others do with theirs. Who knows...
Below are a flurry of pictures of me because I don't know quite how to integrate them into this profile thing. But hey, it took me 5 minutes to figure out how to even get them up, so maybe it'll take me another 5 minutes to figure that part out. But if it doesn't, I'm free to take advice. Otherwise, I'm still around downtown wondering how the hell this thing works and why IE7 is taking up so much of my resources. If you ever figure it out, you might catch me downtown. Usually at the Village Bakery eating their awesome pizza or getting some yummy Sizzling Rice Soup from Silver Dragon.
Howdy! Rather than just complaining about a lack of some authors living in Davis on the Noteworthy Published Authors list, why not just add them? The entire list was created by people just like you who knew a few more, added them, and in turn had more added by the next person who came along. It sounds like you know some good local authors — go ahead and click edit and add them. The wiki needs your contributions! —Evan 'JabberWokky' Edwards
- 2008-03-16 14:50:58 I guess I will once I figure out how to edit these pages properly (for example, how to reply to your comment without me using the comments thing to create a new comment). I've mostly been commenting on stuff cause thats the easiest thing to do rather than editing pages. I am computer savvy, but not yet wiki-savvy. However, your comment has motivated me to compile my Rolodex into a wiki-suitable list. Any recommendations on how to post it would be appreciated. —SunjeetBaadkar
- Sweet, I figured out how to edit it!
2008-04-07 14:28:15 Hi there! Yes! Let us celebrate the joys of having ADHD (rather than being reminded about all the drawbacks)!! I'm so down with creating a page dedicated to it. Davis is a college town and I'm sure many students would provide commentary. Perhaps we can have an online support group. God knows I need it! Mahalo. —CurlyGirl26
2008-04-07 18:55:01 ADHD eh? When were you diagnosed? What medications do you take if any? —StevenDaubert
2008-04-07 18:56:44 You are so right, Sunny! Let's do it! This is something that is very personal and I would love to do this. I was one of those people you speak of. And even though I have access to healthcare and a support system, it's STILL never easy. I've had my dark moments. Imagine those who are on their own. —CurlyGirl26
2008-04-08 02:04:05 I would ramble for a long time, but I'm going to get some sleep
long story short I'm onboard with the page... —StevenDaubert
2008-04-08 12:53:52 Holy Christ, ADD kids working on a project together? Hopefully others will want to contribute! HAHA! —CurlyGirl26
2008-04-08 14:42:52 We should come up with a catchy title for our page. —CurlyGirl26
2008-04-09 15:38:32 You may have a point there. However, in the beginning it might be helpful just to throw a title up and see what happens. We can always move things around later. One page would be dedicated to the old idea of having an ADHD page and then another page for the discussion. An ADHD page would include resources (esp ones through UCD and ones in Davis. And we could link to them). Also, a section for general discussion/questions. Another idea is to include a list of all the positive things associated with ADHD—since so much of what's out there is focused on the "disorder" side of things. And I'm sure others will have other suggestions. —CurlyGirl26
2008-04-09 21:12:26 Awesome! Thanks for getting the ball rolling. I think we should go ahead and add things as they occur to us. When you get a chance, can you add a "Comments" section? That way we can get a discussion going. Thanks again! —CurlyGirl26
2008-04-09 22:39:50 Oh and I have naturally curly hair. Very curly. And hence my psuedonym. —CurlyGirl26
2008-04-14 16:51:08 Haha. . .of course you are! Yes, you are definitely an exception! The fact that you are both a fellow wikian and AD/HD more than makes up for it :=) —CurlyGirl26
2008-04-17 00:51:45 I read both Driven to Distraction and Delivered from Distraction by Dr. Halowell. I found both books immensley helpful. —CurlyGirl26
2008-04-19 01:01:45 Dude! We totally should! Okay, it's 1am. . .how do get this together? :=) Didn't someone already try this, though? —CurlyGirl26
2008-04-27 14:22:14 Great minds think alike. . . —CurlyGirl26
2008-04-27 15:02:09 And neither is the dating life. —CurlyGirl26
2008-04-29 19:45:02 I have a friend that took "Stone Soup" a little too literally. He actually believed people were ingesting actual stones (you know, from the soup). —CurlyGirl26
2008-04-29 22:47:37 Hahaha. It might be possible. I'm not sure if I've put enough pictures out yet. I'm not really so much hiding as I am avoiding instant recognition from people I don't know. —TaniaG
2008-05-10 16:54:24 Ohhhhh, how embarrassing! No secrets here. My ignorance is on display for the world to see. No really. . . thank you for the tip! I appreciate it! —CurlyGirl26
2008-05-10 17:09:07 I know what you mean. I've had days well the work day was just dragging on and I would peruse the 'Recent Changes' out of sheer boredom. I'm guilty as well! —CurlyGirl26
2008-05-11 20:28:51 I stopped by today. I was there to pick up a book that I ordered, but the guy said you were out. —CurlyGirl26
2008-05-12 20:06:17 Keep those of us who couldn't make the tuesday meetup posted as to how it went. This sounds totally nifty! —ChrisThompson
2008-05-15 15:00:00 Thanks for putting up the announcement. Hopefully, we can get this going. —CurlyGirl26
2008-05-15 17:48:29 3 is still a good number for starters. I say we create a page. Worst that can happen is that people see it and argue about its worthiness, at which point your idea gets publicity. I will clear my calendar for the next one for sure! —ChrisThompson
2008-05-17 20:17:24 Sunjeet have you seen a copy of my dads book at Avid? —StevenDaubert
2008-05-19 21:54:58 how was leafing thru the book? You should have a colossus some time! —StevenDaubert
2008-06-01 23:36:00 yo whats up my name is nakul and im transferring to davis in the fall, so im trying to figure out my housing situation. i saw your post on the wiki and maybe you could get back to me with some more info? email@example.com. thanks —naksbiks
2008-06-06 17:08:08 How about we go with tradition and see what day works best for people Pick a park and potluck it. I've had fun BBQs at F street, but we could go to where ever it was held last time. Or are you thinking of something different? —CurlyGirl26
2008-06-07 18:38:49 I'm interested in the "serious" book club! —CurlyGirl26
2008-06-08 07:58:23 Nope. Someone unintentionally posted over the event board instead of adding the event unto the board itself. oh well. By the way, I think I've seen you at the Avid Reader a couple times...I think you were the one whom I asked about Naked Lunch... —il
2008-06-13 13:04:55 Will do. —il
2008-07-04 00:23:28 I think he (she?) just went to the Recent Changes page and just hit the most recently edited pages and people who had edited. —JeremyOgul
2008-07-04 13:03:04 10,000 edits were on Davis Wiki. Well... kind of. There's a bug for either high edit counts or older accounts where not all edits are counted (and sometimes your edit count actually goes backwards after you edit something!). You can see the Davis Wiki stats at User Statistics. It's a really silly metric, but it's still fun in the "odometer rolling over" kind of way. Personally, I think the numerical metrics that count far more is how many entries there are and how many people use the wiki (if you're gonna count, look at the project itself). Of course, the most important thing is if the wiki is a useful and enjoyable resource for the community it is for, and that reflects on every editor, no matter how many or how few edits they have done. —JabberWokky
- Oh, I totally agree that its the quality, not the quantity. And considering your posts being of superior quality, it speaks mountains. I was just curious about where people go the 10,000 number. Makes me wanna check my own stats now that I know how to check them. —SunjeetBaadkar
2008-07-06 22:32:01 a) where is the Dawiso image on the new page?! b) how was my fathers book? —StevenDaubert
2008-07-07 15:10:53 if you want, I can meet you sometime over at the bike church. let me know when you're thinking about going, and I'll see if I'm free. —PxlAted
2008-07-16 13:38:22 Hey Sunny! Sorry, I've been swamped and haven't had time to troll or even check my messages. How did it go? I felt so guilty for not making it the other night. I meant to attend, but my roommate needed a ride from the airport Sunday night (his arrival time was 6:45 pm). I guess I could have told him to get a ride from someone else, but then it would have been uncomfortable. . . Oh and no, it is not wrong at all. It is completely understandable. Sometimes, you just need time to yourself. Again, sorry to have flaked. I really should have called you in any case. —CurlyGirl26
2008-07-17 15:02:11 Wow! Congrats on the house! What part of town are you in? —CurlyGirl26
2008-07-19 14:29:36 Hey, I'd really like to go regularly to wiki social events, but I'm in Minnesota until the end of September, I'll probably take at least a week coming back. So I hope you don't totally give up before then. Also maybe Grace would be interested, you should call her sometime. —NickSchmalenberger
2008-07-19 21:27:06 Re burgers - make em in advance, stack em up with parchment or wax paper in between, and freeze. i'd probably just go with sausages and chicken from costco though, much less work. :-) I see you play guitar, what kind of music do you play? —ChrisLambertus
2008-07-22 21:02:23 In relation to what? —IDoNotExist
2008-07-22 21:46:05 There is an events listing on there, but it could possibly be publicized in a wiki events box on the front page. I imagine that would require some discussion with other wiki people
2008-07-24 12:19:04 Hello, my friend. I have been put through my paces for having the audacity to make a wiki page without know anything about editing! Luckily JabberWokky bailed me out. I'm coming to you for lessons! —Sankofa416
2008-07-30 10:33:26 I know ... I resent the sunday one. But hey, anger is a natural emotion. I'm deleting mine. —ChristopherMckenzie
2008-08-01 17:27:22 I'm super stoked about Sunday! Good job, my friend! —CurlyGirl26
2008-08-06 22:06:22 LOL...sharks looking for meat eh? HAHA—PalakKapasi
2008-08-07 00:46:00 Yeah, I'm cool like that. —shawn650
2008-08-09 07:01:53 Racist!!! —shawn650
- lol...is this in relation to the free speech comment or the homeless comment? Cause it was the clothing that did it for me...good times! —SunjeetBaadkar
2008-08-23 11:35:58 Eris is number 6, and Bob Dobbs has already gathered all other unused numbers and is selling them out of the back of an old station wagon for $100 a pop. They are a bit dinged up, and some appear to be duplicates he made by breaking digits apart, but that just adds to the "distressed Americana" appeal. If you want, I can provide you an address to send money to in exchange for a letter. —JabberWokky
2008-08-23 13:26:57 Monkey!!! —SunjeetBaadkar
2008-08-29 10:56:49 Who's numba one? —CurlyGirl26
2008-08-29 11:46:22 who is number wan? —StevenDaubert
2008-08-29 11:47:57 I'm interested in the "serious" book club. What do I do? Is there some hazing process? :)
Numba one? —CurlyGirl26
2008-08-29 11:51:41 http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&id=nmSuh0A3AF8C&dq=%22threads+from+the+web+of+life%22&printsec=frontcover&source=web&ots=bQQfr4b8d6&sig=BeNguCJg95qz2JZ0rHsGzhuvd-c&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=1&ct=result —StevenDaubert
2008-09-09 21:02:32 Sunjeet: Who is Numba One? —StevenDaubert
2008-09-10 17:10:47 A little more enthusiasm, please! Now . . . "Who's Numba One?" —CurlyGirl26
2008-09-10 18:08:30 You are number 6. —IDoNotExist
2008-09-10 20:52:50 Fetish? FETISH! It is perfectly healthy and normal to be bring up Minka every 9 seconds.
How DARE you!
2008-09-13 16:36:52 I'm 5'12, almost 6 just thinking about the holocaust...
2008-09-15 12:49:06 How tall are you?. . .I'm like 5'12", almost 6'.
Also. . ."What's my dad doing in Israel?" —CurlyGirl26
2008-09-15 23:01:49 Dude, I see people referencing Loveline with Adam Carola on your page! Funniest radio show ever. —ColinDoyle
2008-10-03 15:11:40 I like lunchables. —CurlyGirl26
2008-10-05 12:44:42 "Does it go in the butt?" —CurlyGirl26
2008-10-08 22:32:44 No fee for Sunday appointments, but this weekend, we're out of town to visit family coming from San Diego. During the week, bring the bike in by 12, and get it back before 5pm. Same Day!!! —Aaron.Curtin
2008-10-09 12:05:38 I always hear "We should go eat." Food makes sense to me, too, but it sound a bit like "We should go cook." —TaniaG
2008-10-17 18:29:02 Were you at Sam's Thursday night? —IDoNotExist
2008-10-27 01:47:51 Sorry, Davis Anime Club does not meet besides on Wednesdays and Thursdays. However, we do have outside events on weekends sometimes, so keep checking back! Also try joining the facebook group. _ —Chibi
2008-10-30 18:41:54 "Pwned"
P + "owned" = Pwned.
Simple math, yes? —BreeButler
2008-11-21 17:50:46 All this talk of bagels just makes me really hungry... —StaceyEllis
2008-11-22 19:42:40 Sunjeet your a fool for your sammich guesses —StevenDaubert
2008-11-24 22:13:51 ...why?? o_o
p.s. if you're reading neverwhere right now, and haven't read american gods by gaiman read that. american gods is muuuch better. —MiranPark
2008-11-25 22:51:19 ohh yes. climb is awesome. it's like a second family to me already. did you do climb?
anansi boys, the "sequel" to american gods, is fair but not as good as american gods. have you read stardust already? (the movie adaptation they made a couple years back sucks, don't bother watching it unless you have a lot of time to kill) it's pretty diff. from his other stuff, a really traditional fantasy. coraline is a cute little novella. he also has an amazing graphic novel series called the sandman if you're into that at all. haha if you can't tell already, i'm a HUUGGEEE gaiman fan. —MiranPark
2008-11-26 12:07:05 I loved Stardust in high school and I thought the movie was awesome too. So I definitely recommend both. —NickSchmalenberger
2008-11-30 18:28:54 oh :[ i'm sorry. it's uhh...not that great :D?? p.s. thumbs up on notes from underground. if it makes you feel any better, i envy you right now too...i miss reading. —MiranPark
2008-11-30 18:42:00 "pawned" == pwned —StevenDaubert
2008-12-26 13:45:11 Your leaving Davis in a year?!?!?! wtf m8 —StevenDaubert
2009-01-20 16:13:12 Hello, thanks for your comment about Buttons n Bears. I am changing my voicemail message to include Buttons n Bears. We hope you will call again. —Kristin
2009-01-25 13:16:22 Hey Sunny! I noticed your comment on J Street Co-op's wiki page. Good news - we're currently accepting applications. If you're still interested, just stop by or give us a call! :) —ArianaBrill
2009-03-06 10:37:13 Welcome back, Sunny! —CurlyGirl26
2009-03-12 18:34:37 Thanks, Sunny! I'm so there! I'm definitely buying it! —CurlyGirl26
2009-06-28 19:20:26 I could never forget my adoring fans. :-) —IDoNotExist
2009-06-28 21:44:51 ooohhh..you are referring to the bookstore! Yeah, I should swing by Avid. There is a surprisingly good selection there. :-) —IDoNotExist
2009-07-27 00:57:28 hindsight is always 20/20 —StevenDaubert
2009-07-27 20:03:16 Hey, I was thinking of doing a bike/bike parts swap meet... any ideas of a venue or advertising? Open to the public of course... what do you think? —Aaron.Curtin
2009-07-29 15:06:50 Hey, can you come to a wiki BBQ on September 5? —NickSchmalenberger
2009-08-15 21:58:51 yes, and I'm going to try and lobby him for what you suggested
get at me at your earliest convenience —StevenDaubert
2009-08-19 10:03:19 FYI, I’ve always generally enjoyed your posts on the wiki and so held a positive opinion of your character before responding to your comment on Mishka's page. I still feel that way. So no worries. Sorry if I made you defensive, but it seems I was effective with my criticism to some extent, given your response :) I’ll have to say hi next time I come into AR. Cheers. —ZN
2009-09-13 02:33:32 Thanks for the comment. It's just an absurd situation all around, especially the cursing accusations since if I curse I tend to go with "frak" 90% of the time and obscure british/antiquated terms the other 10%*. I blame scifi channel.
My love for the military probably stems from the fact that I was inducted into a military family via my stepdad but had been practically raised by other military families growing up. When you are a kid in DC it seemed that you either met the children of military officers or politicians. Despite constantly moving around, family drama and hampered education options the military kids still seemed better adjusted.
*Well okay, unless I stub my toe on a door but who hasn't uttered a good string of expletives during that special brand of excruciating pain only the corners of objects can bring? —OliviaY
2009-09-15 08:49:29 Any day of the week before 2:00. —Aaron.Curtin
2009-09-16 20:38:19 In regard to your question to JabberWokky... there is no one answer to her question. The reason for that is that there is no central authority here, but the result of collaborative editing that is supposedly moderated by community discussion. Other people would be free to replace the page if she removed it. The deeper question is why she wouldn't want the page up. Is it because she perceives that the value of having the information up isn't worth the risk of someone leaving a negative comment? —JasonAller
2009-09-16 20:58:02 If there are logos, rather than a picture of the business sign, those should probably be removed as to upload them would be to release them under CC licensing. —JasonAller
2009-09-16 23:04:13 She is correct that advertising the business is under her control. The wiki does not advertise any business or political group (and is actually prohibited from doing so by bylaws, state laws and submitted federal documents). It merely documents Davis. As a side result, trademarks, including logos, are under fair use exemption. The key thing that she's mistakenly thinking is that the wiki entry about her business is anything other than a documentary page about the subject of her business within the context of Davis. It is an increasingly common misconception. In the same way that she cannot prevent a newspaper from running an article about her business, the wiki is open to editors who wish to write about her Davis related business. As for the comment section, I was against the proliferation of comment sections back in 2005, and I still see them as horribly overused and questionable to the long term health of the wiki. That said, the community sure does like 'em. —JabberWokky
2009-09-17 00:26:33 noticed your jabberwokky comment
she can't really, the wiki (like the internet) interprets data removal or censorship as damage and routes around it
people are always going to discuss business, this is just public, and semi permanent. At least now business owners can bring their side of the table to a discussion.
2009-09-20 09:17:00 You sound like a decent person. I read the profiles of the other people attacking me and there are a lot of people mad at them for doing the same thing to them. If it was their relative or friend, they would not like it. Really, I am not a bad person and all the controversy is over trying to get awful false things about me removed. "With every privilege come a corresponding duty to others." Hateful people just try to destroy others and their business. Check out this page, this is who I am trying to be http://superdog.com/superdog_people.htm What positive do the people attacking me have to show, nothing, just ugly self-righteous diatribe. Thank you for being the voice of reason. —DavidBaron
2009-09-20 16:18:47 Sunny, I wouldn't burn any more calories on this guy. You can't reason with the unreasonable. It's like trying to divide by zero. Can't be done. People with legitimate issues/concerns do not behave in this manner. We've all had negative experiences, and yet, we don't all go around making bogus allegations, bullying people and resorting to criminal threats.
Besides, if he's as unstable as he sounds, you might be putting yourself at risk. Please don't. He could just as easily turn on you. The best way to deal with a bully is to ignore him. Failing that, report. Harassing, criminal behavior should not be tolerated. —CurlyGirl26
2009-09-21 23:46:25 People who don't have sunscreen —IDoNotExist
2009-10-01 17:31:15 Thanks! I keep meaning to get back to it but things keep coming up...first my family was in a car crash, then my camera broke and now I'm sicky mcsickerson stuck in bed. I had tons lined up too. Pesto cream salmon, cinnamon raisin muffins, matzo ball soup. Oh well, one of these days. —OliviaY
2009-10-02 14:38:57 Hi! It was nice meeting you today, (we were the excessively chatty girls) thanks for all book recommendations/candy, see you around! —Babhari
2009-10-08 15:47:35 Hey- I know this is totally random, but you had mentioned that you once had a physician in Fresno, CA that prescribed medication for ADHD. I am new to Fresno and was trying to find someone that had experience in this particular area. Could you possibly help? My email is firstname.lastname@example.org —angelrodriquez
2009-10-11 11:21:03 As far as I know, yup, Kaplan is still around. I was just correcting the spelling for a wikilink so it actually went to their page. —TaniaG
2010-01-12 15:45:13 On the SOS page you mentioned that you may still have the flyer files on your computer. Since the Oceania-wide website (studentsfororwell.org) has a dead link to the old wildninja site, I think it would be awesome if you made those flyers available for archival and reproduction purposes. please? —maia
- Hopefully I can find the files. The computer that I had them on died late last year. I doubt I'll be able to recover them quickly, but I'm sure they are still attached to my email account that I was having stuff sent to from the SOS back in the day. But that too will take some time to go through since I don't remember when the emails were sent to me. Although, I may even have them on my work computer. I'll update you when I find them. —SunjeetBaadkar
2010-05-28 01:35:04 Hey, I don't know if you have to work tomorrow at 1 or something, sorry for the late notice, but you should come have sushi tomorrow with some wiki people at 1 at Davis Sushi Buffet if you can. —NickSchmalenberger
2010-07-03 00:10:04 oy, where? —OliviaY
2010-12-02 22:27:03 Hey there - I'm making a book club in Davis and I saw you commented on the other book club's page asking if it was still around - would you be interested in joining mine if I got it up and running? I was thinking of having the first meeting in late February —BryannaMarielAndrews