Oliver D. Smith
—JuniusThaddeus who regrets encountering Oliver
Oliver D. Smith (aka oliveratlantis, Atlantid) is a socially inept, asexual, misanthropic loner and geekazoid (he blogs about Greek mythology) better known for his anti-pornography views and extensive harassment campaigns against Kiwi Farms and Encylopedia Dramatica. A massive wikisperg, Oliver is infamous for going to extremes to remove websites or articles that he believes have offended, disparaged or merely criticized him; this includes accusing his opponents he has met online wikis (e.g. his arch-enemy Mikemikev) of various crimes, setting up attack blogs on them, hounding, stalking and impersonating them using sockpuppets, and even sending threats with the purpose of trying to coerce them into deleting everything written about him. In numerous cases this has worked.
Oliver sided with conservative yellow journalist blogger Vordrak (Samuel C. Smith) to close Kiwi Farms, while at the same time denouncing The Donald (whom Samuel supports) on Vordrak's blog. The alliance of Oliver and Vordrak, with left wing feminist Margaret Pless has been called strange bedfellows, although it actually makes sense Vordrak "the witchfinder" and Oliver "the puritan" would unite: they both resort to threats, intimidation, fabricating evidence and posting smears about anyone who disagrees with them or who challenges their personal views, such as accusing them of paedophilia (or more often in the case of Oliver, as "perverts").
Asexuality and sexual abstinence
Oliver identifies as asexual or on the gray spectrum between asexuality and heterosexuality (showing only occasional interest in sex). For this reason he rationalizes his attacks by seeing himself as a puritan, calling all his opponents "sex maniacs", "perverts" or "sex pests". Oliver greatly admires John Harvey Kellogg, not for his cereal but for his celibacy and bizarre masturbation-prevention techniques such as electrical shock. Vordrak is not a fan of Kellogg, criticizing his work as "sexually abusive" and "pseudo-Victorian paternalism".
Over this disagreement about Mr. Kellogg electrocuting people's genitals, Oliver posted to Vordrak aon his blog:
John Harvey Kellogg was promoting extreme abstinence (sexual, alcoholic, food), for the latter – vegetarianism and semi-fasting (only two small meals a day.) Of course his anti-masturbation methods are now known to be wrong, but what he was saying was quite common during the Victorian era. We probably will disagree on this, but I admire him because of his conviction in these things – he never had sexual intercourse (all his children were adopted), he was a life-long vegetarian and teetotaller. Very few people today can say they live his clean and respectable lifestyle.
Vordrak wasn't impressed, choosing not to respond to Oliver.
- Greek mythology.
- Crusading against porn.
- Misanthropy (hating nearly everyone).
- Collecting British flags.
- Lara Croft/Tomb Raider.
- Violent video games such as Hitman (despite prudish, he has no problem with graphic killing).
- Obsessively editing wikis.
- Writing hit-piece articles on his foes.
- Stalking his arch-nemesis Mikemikev.
- Creating sockpuppets.
- Being Vordrak's lackey.
- John Harvey Kellogg.
—Oliver D. Smith
In 2006, Oliver, then about 15 years old, posted on the TombRaiderForums (as the user Nude Raider as a patch for the PC game Tomb Raider or its sequel Tomb Raider II, making Lara Croft fully nude. Oliver is known to get very defensive over this since he sees it as tarnishing his reputation against pornography. He has complained he didn't expect someone to dig up his internet history from over 10 years ago, dismissing his love of naked Lara Croft as "teenage immaturity". Oliver still gets into a fit of rage whenever he sees someone quoting this comment, therefore it is posted here in big quotation marks.) that he had once downloaded
Boglins and Army Men
Oliver has many manchild-traits, including toy collecting. This includes mini plastic Boglins (as well as the larger hand-puppet variety), the similar Monster in My Pocket franchise and Army Men toy soldiers. He is also a fan of the old Army Men series of games on PlayStation. In the 1999 PS game Army Men 3D, there's a mysterious key on the 2-player mission "Clean Up This Mess" that no one knows how to use, supposedly it unlocks a secret area on the level. Oliver decided to make it his life mission to figure out how to use the key. In 2006, from the TombRaiderForums, in 2009 he did the same at Wikipedia, on another forum in 2012, again at Wikipedia in 2014, posting as ArmyMen3D.
Weaponizing wikis and anti-porn
Oliver has a large number of edits on Wikipedia (BookWorm44 is of one his many sock-farms) and Rationalwiki. He primarily uses these wikis as weapons, in the sense he creates attack articles on his perceived foes. He might try to disguise what he is doing with occasional "neutral" edits on Greek myth, science, history etc., but he is responsible for dozens, if not hundreds of shoddy hit-piece articles on people that he has debated somewhere else on the internet, or who he thinks have offended him, even if inconsequentially. It was this peculiar online behaviour that made Oliver discover Encyclopedia Dramatica, since he has used this website in the past to create articles on his enemies too. However, after an attentive ED sysop realised what he was up to — all his articles were flushed down the toilet.
In 2016 Oliver was questioned about all his attack articles on the forum Kiwi Farms; Oliver responded he has a clean conscience on the basis he is writing about "evil people" (perverts, frauds or scammers) and that he is on a noble mission to warn the world about them. Most though are innocents/nobodies he's been engaged with in petty arguments over the years. When using Encylopedia Dramatica, Oliver complained to ED admins about pornographic adverts. He later took the credit for their deletion, but requested for porn images to be removed from all articles, writing they are "horrible"; his anti-porn crusade won no support and he was ban-hammered:
Well done guys, but...
You got rid of that horrible porn advert. Cheers. If you really want to impress me, you can delete porn which appears on individual page entries. Just someone with their top off, or breasts is fine, but it gets silly and nasty when you see penis, vagina or other things like that here. People don't want to see this. I mean what happens if your parent see that? RaiderFan 17:57, 25 April 2016 (EDT)
Oliver's relation with ED sysops turned sour when he tried to dictate to them on more sock accounts how to run the website; he wanted Encylopedia Dramatica to stop recording internet drama for the lolz and become a serious "watch-dog" website to monitor perverts (in Oliver's view anyone with a sex life) and criminals. The last straw was when Oliver attacked an ED admin for creating the Anal Prolapse, Covercat, and Necromouse articles; Oliver called these "obscene sexual images".
After ED admins grew tired of Oliver's hissy fits, he became blocked on-sight whenever he recreated another sockpuppet. Most, if not all of his socks are easily to detect because they have names related to Lara Croft or Greek mythology.
Politics, religion etc.
Oliver is a maverick and something of a political chameleon; sometimes he will temporarily change his views in order to attack opponents on forums and wikis. He can be linked to both far right and far left politics. His actual beliefs are hard to pin down, since they constantly change and are idiosyncratic. Wikipedia edits show his shift in religious views over a six year period (2009-15), from Christianity, to Atheism, but at times he may revert back to formerly held positions when it suits him in a morality argument (e.g. as an Atheist he will still quote the Bible against pornography). As a teenager, Oliver dabbled in some very weird literature; he has said he distanced himself from and repudiated these texts when he got older. Oliver will deny any accusations of racism by pointing out he doesn't believe in racialism (especially not a "white race") and that he is loathed by Neo-Nazis like Mikemikev and the Stormfront/Daily Stormer skinheads, but rather than being a sincere anti-racist he clings to xenophobia:
—Oliver D. Smith, xenophobic, but not racist...
Yet while an xenophobic "ethno-tribalist" he has made enemies in the Alt-right and white nationalist communities who consider Oliver's anti-racial views more in line with Antifa. This has led Oliver to be banned from Stormfront after creating an attack thread on Metapedia and its cousin, Rightpedia. Oliver's departure from Metapedia in 2013 (as "Atlantid") was the result of him debating Mikemikev on a race and genetics article. In 2015, Oliver sabotaged Rightpedia's attempt to find a new wiki host at Mizaheze.org after sending complaints that Rightpedia's content is "anti-Semitic and extremely racist" and (no surprise) "linked to perverts". Oliver thinks both Metapedia and Rightpedia are not genuine, pointing out the racism on those wikis is over-the-top and satirical, as well as criticising their articles for "pseudo-science" and insane conspiracy theories (he later wrote a hit-piece article at Rationalwiki calling Rightpedians "crazy, drunk, weird, sick... oddball people").
Apparently Oliver is not the only one with concerns about Rightpedia, since someone else (Joe Bloggs) has asked whether Rightpedia is a parody on the website Quora. But to make this point, Oliver unnecessarily vandalised the Rightpedia entry at All The Tropes. Similar to Encylopedia Dramatica, Oliver's quarrel with Metapedia (that spawned Rightpedia) was the consequence of him trying to radically change the content of it. According to the Metapedia article at Rationalwiki sub-titled "Atlantid and Metapedia" (that supposedly Oliver himself wrote), "he [Oliver] wanted Metapedia to abandon these [racialism and Holocaust denial] views for a populist direction". In 2016, at Stormfront, Oliver was rebuked by Neo-Nazi Metapedia sysops over his (failed) attempt at moderation and an ideological shift.
Eagle-eyed observers may notice the feud between Oliver and Mikemikev over race and politics, has more to do with strategy, than doctrine. Oliver argues for a "voter-friendly" form of ethnic nationalism, hence he is eager to reject or downplay anti-Semitism, Holocaust denial and racism which he sees as demonizing his cause since these views are unpopular. Instead Oliver's main focus is the cultural incompatibility of different ethnic groups that is trendy among xenophobic populist parties like the Front National. For this reason Oliver has called Marine le Pen a "genius" for winning over sizable numbers of minority voters such as Jews and LGBT. Mikemikev in contrast rejects Oliver's electoral-palatable approach, considering it "cuckservative" or "Zionist"; Mikemikev will openly post anti-Semitic attacks on Jews on forums, use Neo-Nazi symbols, deny the Holocaust and cling to scientific racism. Oliver created an on Mikemikev for holding these extreme views. To the amusement of Kiwi Farms users, both Oliver and Mikemikev accused each other of being "Antifa spies" in their respective threads because they disagree about political strategy. However, there is evidence Oliver has sided with anti-fascists and employed far left wing tactics against his opponents, this includes threatening to send the contact details of Kiwi Farms members to the Southern Poverty Law Center, reporting them for "hate speech". Oliver regularly employs the mind-set enemy of mine enemy is my friend and works with people with different political viewpoints (or he temporarily adopts them himself), to attack his enemies.
Mikemikev: infiltrator, or just mental?
The question that needs to be asked: is Mikemikev a real racist extremist who is mentally deranged, or is he an infiltrator (say who works for Hope not Hate) who is online deliberately with the intention to make nationalism look as stupid and violent as possible to turn the public away from it? It should be remembered Michael spams dozens if not hundreds of forums with the same genocide non-whites, crude anti-Semitism and holocaust denial. This has resulted him being banned on many forums. Oliver D Smith accusing Mikemikev of being an Antifa spy
In his campaign to shut down Kiwi Farms, Oliver sided with conservative blogger Vordrak alongside the SJW and feminist Margaret Pless. Based on comments Oliver left on Vordrak's blog, he is not a fan of The Donald, presumably based on Trump's lewd "locker room" comments and the fact Oliver opposes Atlanticism. While himself reporting people for "hate speech", Oliver posted a string of derogatory statements against Americans at Kiwi Farms, asserting they have no history to be proud of, no culture (excluding a hot dog and an awful flag) and are a "disgusting melting pot". In line with his quirky "ethno-tribalism" he has said America should be restored to the Native American tribes. On things not
race ethnicity related, Oliver's views are more progressive. Of a minority sexual background himself, he has defended LGBT's and has no problem with same-sex marriage; he finds though gay sexual intercourse (like hetero) to be strange and has warned about sexually transmitted diseases at Rationalwiki. Oliver has raised not only asexual, but feminist arguments against porn. These views put him at odds with true conservatism.
After the battle between Mikemikev and Oliver (that had spilled onto dozens of websites) became noticed by Kiwi Farms, both ended up compared to the Three Stooges for their everlasting bickering and buffoonery; the third stooge was rather unfairly an ED sysop (JuniusThaddeus) who was simply trying to record what had taken place. Oliver's feud with Mikemikev began in 2013 on Metapedia, but spread onto Rationalwiki and Wikipedia (2014-2015). Mikemikev made the mistake of joining a forum to create a personal army thread against Oliver. Since Mikemikev first did this, Oliver has used this to justify his extreme response such as creating an attack blog, joining websites (e.g. here and here) to describe Mikemikev as a "sex pest" or "pervert" (because Oliver found him in a porn thread at and alleges to have dug up some of Mikemikev's "dirty sexual comments"), impersonating him to make false-confessions, reporting him to the police, contacting Mikemikev's parents, colleagues, and so on. By no means innocent, Mikemikev is guilty of doing similar to Oliver but on a lesser scale, including trying to dox him and setting up a few fake accounts in his name at Rationalwiki. All of Oliver's and Mikemikev's shit-posting and trolling combined got logged at Kiwi Farms and both were milked as lolcows.
At first it was thought Mikemikev was more insane than Oliver because despite an xenophobe, Oliver's views on race and politics are more moderate than Mikemikev's virulent anti-Semitism and hard-core Neo-Nazism. It was later though realised, Oliver is more psychopathic than Mikemikev for his harassment campaigns, relentless cyberstalking of his enemies and the fact he admitted he was only using ED to tarnish the reputations of his foes by Google search results of their names. As soon as this was clear to ED sysops and they got fed up with his prudish ways and demands to remove porn — Oliver ended up with his own article on Encyclopedia Dramatica.
—Oliver has admitted to only using ED for Google traffic to get-back at his enemies
Oliver formerly considered JuniusThaddeus his "ally" since he was using him against the Neo-Nazis from Metapedia like Mikemikev, but JuniusThaddeus eventually had enough of Oliver's manipulation and shenanigans, writing most of the ED article on Oliver. JuniusThaddeus never expected Oliver to then turn on him and follow him onto other forums and wikis calling him a "pervert" for his edits on ED pages with porn, creating an attack blog on him, badgering him non-stop to delete his article/re-write it to his liking (nitpicking at details), and just be a massive pain-in-the-ass. Oliver also hypocritically accused JuniusThaddeus of defaming him, while at the same time writing his own hit-piece articles at Rationalwiki. After several months of this abuse, JuniusThaddeus threw in the towel, saying he just wanted some "peace and quiet". Because Oliver kept intimidating JuniusThaddeus, what was written about Oliver changed many times since he kept complaining (see , and ) and Oliver's ED article was deleted no fewer than six times because other sysops kept restoring it (against JuniusThaddeus' wishes), but a compromise was reached to re-write Oliver's article with JuniusThaddeus having no involvement (for an earlier version of this article still stored on ED, click ). GethN7 (who as an admin at All The Tropes had already discovered Oliver's antics) wrote a in defence of JuniusThaddeus, concluding that while JuniusThaddeus is "no angel by any means, in this case, I can say for sure Oliver Smith is definitely the devil." In response, Oliver would target GethN7 and make another enemy, setting up yet another holier-than-thou pointing out Geth looks at sexual imagery and needs his mouth "washed out with soap" for posting naughty swear words.
Oliver D. Smith tries to attack me again, for being a Christian who has looked at porn, and my rebuttal
Oliver D. Smith, a sadly hate filled young man I've covered here before, has recently found it appropriate to try dirtying my name by, LE GASP, telling the world I've seen pornography, even though I'm an open and admitted Christian [...] I have never hidden the fact I've looked at pornographic material. The X-rated portions of the Bible aside, I have seen all sorts of pornographic material for a variety of reasons (and some I wish I hadn't, but it's too late to turn back the hands of time). I run a site dedicated to various types of media and their writing components, porn is one of the topics that comes up. I've reviewed anime and video games with pornographic content, either because I wanted to evaluate their merits as media or on behalf of others who were interested, and I've seen stuff ranging from vanilla softcore porn pics to gross, pornographic shock videos and images because I've read websites like Encyclopedia Dramatica. [...] In conclusion, I would like to say I pray for you, Oliver. You obviously have a lot of hate and bitterness within you, and I fear, stained as my own soul is with sin, yours is in as much danger if not more, and while I may be no saint, please don't lose yourself to sin as well, as even if I am already damned, I hope you will not follow me on the road to perdition.
Oliver scored an unexpected victory over GethN7 when Kiwi Farms was deleted (see below); GethN7 removed his blog posts on Oliver to avoid "innocent people out of the crossfire" (fearful Oliver and Vordrak might contact his family members). However, to his credit Oliver in response deleted his attack blog on Geth and both went their separate ways. Oliver still though continues to harass ED sysops.
Kiwi Farms deletion
Oliver was involved in the deletion of Kiwi Farms by bombarding the owner Joshua Moon's family and their employers with harassment emails, until Moon's mother was fired from her job and the website was taken down. Oliver filed a legal report (here) with Google so they would block/de-index the URL of his Kiwi Farms thread from their search-engine. Apparently Oliver did not realise Kiwi Farms calling him a "sex pest" and "porn addict" was a joke to ridicule him; Oliver's asexuality and anti-pornography activism was known to the forum, but he took everything said about him literal. Oliver sided with Vordrak to shut down the Kiwi Farms and succeeded. Like Oliver, Vordrak complained when he was called a paedophile not realising this was done to mock him since accusing other people of paedophilia is all he does. After Oliver started working as Vordrak's lackey to attack Joshua Moon, he also got trolled at Kiwi Farms by labelled a paedophile when its obvious he isn't. Taking the internet far too serious, Oliver's interpretation of events was that he was "harassed" and "defamed". In a news article he is quoted as saying:
Oliver Smith told me he got a Kiwi Farms thread started about him for his editing habits on Wikipedia. The thread eventually escalated into some Kiwi Farms users falsely accusing him of being a pedophile and even a terrorist. Smith claims that Moon was personally involved in the harassment. Smith says he contacted Moon’s mother’s employer, a Realty company, and told them her paycheck was being used to fund cyberbullying. Moon’s mother was fired soon after.
After getting Joshua Moon's mother fired, he began spamming various forums with posts containing the dox of Joshua Moon's relatives. He attempted to smear their reputations by calling them pedophiles and rapists. He also advertised Donny Long's harassment forum. Vordrak called him one of the leaders of the fight against Kiwifarms.
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