Soda is a member of the Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Ranger fan community and has been involved in fandom since 1998.
Soda is an Australian, currently living in Sydney, NSW. Soda was born in the early 1980s, and was raised on computers, books and cartoons. Soda completed high school in 1999, and finished a college course in Information Technology (Network Management) in 2001. Soda is currently in a long-term relationship with boyfriend, Morfran, and hopes that the Australian Government will soon extend marriage law to include same-sex couples.
Below is a partial timeline of Soda's involvement in fandom.
Circa 1998 - Joined the Acorn Cafe as 'james'.
Circa 1999 - Produced the "Gadget HQ" website.
Circa 2001 - Discontinued the "Gadget HQ" website, and produced the "/home/chip" website.
Circa 2003 - Voluntarily left the Acorn Cafe, due to vocational commitments. Discontinued the "/home/chip" website.
May 2007 - Rejoined the Acorn Cafe, but voluntarily left shortly thereafter as he felt discriminated against. Joined Chip 'n' Dale Online. Banned from the Acorn Cafe for 'arguing the rules' (in this case, petitioning for equality and tolerance).
January 2007 - Banned from the Acorn Cafe again, without warning, for allegedly misbehaving (by quoting the rules and by having an 'offensive avatar').
May 2008 - Joined the Fan History Wiki.
June 2008 - Promoted to global moderator on Chip 'n' Dale Online.
November 2008 - Joined the RangerWiki.
January 2009 - Developed the Chip 'n' Dale Code.
April 2009 - Demoted from global moderator position on Chip 'n' Dale Online.
May 2009 - Repromoted to global moderator on Chip 'n' Dale Online.
Romantic Relationship Preferences
Soda supports the Chip+Dale romantic pairing, as well as the Gadget+Tammy romantic pairing.
Chip 'n' Dale Online.com (as 'Soda')
"It's heavy metal music... you're not supposed to think!" -Dale, Risky Beesness.
"Oh Monty, how many times do you think the wings can fall off a plane?" -Gadget, Catteries Not Included.
"Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?" -Ernest Gaines