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'''Lummox JR''' (aka '''Lee Gaiteri''', '''LummoxJR''') invented the [[Nova Subterra]] [[genome]] for [[Creatures 2]], one of the attempts to combat [[OHSS]] (others include the [[Canny Norn|Canny Norns]] and the [[Washu Norn]]s). He created and maintains [[JRChat]], and has developed various useful [[tools]] and resources for [[Creatures]] and [[Creatures 2]]:
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'''Lummox JR''' (aka '''Lee Gaiteri''', '''LummoxJR''') invented the [[Nova Subterra]] [[genome]] for [[Creatures 2]], one of the attempts to combat [[OHSS]] (others include the [[Canny Norn|Canny Norns]] and the [[Washu Norn]]s). He created and maintains [[JRChat]], and has developed various useful [[tools]] and resources for [[Creatures]] and [[Creatures 2]], including:
 
* [[NornPose]]
 
* [[NornPose]]
 
* [[CobCom]]
 
* [[CobCom]]
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Lummox JR's website was the [[The Norn Underground]] - although as of February 2005 it is down, archived copies remain available.  
 
Lummox JR's website was the [[The Norn Underground]] - although as of February 2005 it is down, archived copies remain available.  
  
Lummox JR was a highly visible member of the community and was not hesitant in expressing a difference of opinion with those he disagreed with, often on [[alt.games.creatures]] (where he was a regular poster). Unfortunately (as has often occurred in the CC) this difference of opinions turned into personal conflict, and as there were many people involved in the community at the time this turned into a ''group'' conflict. As everyone knows, involving other people just makes things that many times worse. Flames flew across modem cables and through routers with great frequency. Indeed, one member of the community even went so far as to get Lummox JR's picture put on the infamous SomethingAwful.com.
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==Community Involvement==
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Lummox JR was a highly visible member of the community and was not hesitant in expressing a difference of opinion with others, often on [[alt.games.creatures]] (where he was a regular poster). Unfortunately (as has often occurred in the [[CC]]) this difference of opinions turned into personal conflict, and as there were many people involved in the community at the time this turned into a ''group'' conflict. As everyone knows, involving other people just makes things that many times worse. Flames flew across modem cables and through routers with great frequency. Indeed, one member of the community even went so far as to get Lummox JR's picture put on the infamous SomethingAwful.com.
  
:''[[User:GreenReaper|GreenReaper]]: I'm all jealous now. If people want to post '''me''' to somethingawful.com, [http://www.zen9361.zen.co.uk/keep/creatureswiki/biccies.jpg this pic] should do nicely!
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:''[[User:GreenReaper|GreenReaper]]: I'm all jealous now. If people want to post '''me''' to somethingawful.com, this pic should do nicely! (picture no longer available, formerly at www.zen9361.zen.co.uk/keep/creatureswiki/biccies.jpg)
  
 
Eventually this conflict subsided, along with others, as those involved mostly withdrew from the community.
 
Eventually this conflict subsided, along with others, as those involved mostly withdrew from the community.
 
  
 
== About the JR ==
 
== About the JR ==
 
 
The JR does '''not''' stand for Junior. Its true meaning is known only to Lummox JR.
 
The JR does '''not''' stand for Junior. Its true meaning is known only to Lummox JR.
 
He asserts that it has a meaning, that it does not mean Junior, and that an ex-girlfriend bestowed the title upon him.
 
He asserts that it has a meaning, that it does not mean Junior, and that an ex-girlfriend bestowed the title upon him.
  
It was widely rumored to stand for Jelly Roll. It was probably [[A-Norn]] that started this,
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It was widely rumored to stand for Jelly Roll. It was probably [[A-Norn]] that started this, as a joke.
as a joke.
 
  
 
:''Lummox JR'': No, [[Dylan]]. JR does not stand for Janet Reno.
 
:''Lummox JR'': No, [[Dylan]]. JR does not stand for Janet Reno.
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
* [http://lummoxjr.byond.com/ Lummox JR's current partially-working and non-Creatures-related site]
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* [https://web.archive.org/web/20151104054637/http://www.byond.com/members/LummoxJR Archive of Lummox JR's partially-working and non-Creatures-related site]
* ''[http://www.pyrojection.com/ Pyrojection]'', Lummox JR and [[Julianne]]'s blog
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* [http://members.byond.com/LummoxJR Lummox JR's BYOND blog]
* ''[http://members.aol.com/LummoxJR/ Lummox JR's Misbegotten Home Page]'' (aka ''Borderzone of the Irrelevant'') - old
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* ''[http://www.pyrojection.com/ Pyrojection]'', Lummox JR and [[Julianne]]'s blog (seemingly abandoned)
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* ''[http://web.archive.org/web/19990129051819/http://members.aol.com/LummoxJR/ Lummox JR's Misbegotten Home Page]'' (aka ''Borderzone of the Irrelevant'') - old
 
[[Category: People]][[Category: Geneticists]][[Category:Agent Engineers]][[Category:Software Developers]][[Category:Retired from the CC]]
 
[[Category: People]][[Category: Geneticists]][[Category:Agent Engineers]][[Category:Software Developers]][[Category:Retired from the CC]]

Latest revision as of 05:33, 8 June 2016

Lummox JR (aka Lee Gaiteri, LummoxJR) invented the Nova Subterra genome for Creatures 2, one of the attempts to combat OHSS (others include the Canny Norns and the Washu Norns). He created and maintains JRChat, and has developed various useful tools and resources for Creatures and Creatures 2, including:

Lummox JR's website was the The Norn Underground - although as of February 2005 it is down, archived copies remain available.

Community Involvement[edit]

Lummox JR was a highly visible member of the community and was not hesitant in expressing a difference of opinion with others, often on alt.games.creatures (where he was a regular poster). Unfortunately (as has often occurred in the CC) this difference of opinions turned into personal conflict, and as there were many people involved in the community at the time this turned into a group conflict. As everyone knows, involving other people just makes things that many times worse. Flames flew across modem cables and through routers with great frequency. Indeed, one member of the community even went so far as to get Lummox JR's picture put on the infamous SomethingAwful.com.

GreenReaper: I'm all jealous now. If people want to post me to somethingawful.com, this pic should do nicely! (picture no longer available, formerly at www.zen9361.zen.co.uk/keep/creatureswiki/biccies.jpg)

Eventually this conflict subsided, along with others, as those involved mostly withdrew from the community.

About the JR[edit]

The JR does not stand for Junior. Its true meaning is known only to Lummox JR. He asserts that it has a meaning, that it does not mean Junior, and that an ex-girlfriend bestowed the title upon him.

It was widely rumored to stand for Jelly Roll. It was probably A-Norn that started this, as a joke.

Lummox JR: No, Dylan. JR does not stand for Janet Reno.

External Links[edit]