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Year of birth Edit

Removed his purported year of birth, as it was based on extrapolation as opposed to being stated as fact in a canon source. 2113 was arrived at by taking an event (i.e. the story of Mass Effect: Ascension) whose date is known (2183), at which time Grissom is apparently stated to be 70, and subtracting the age from the year. 2183 - 70 = 2113. The only problem with that method is that it is no reliable, nor is it always accurate. Perfect example involving me (what? I have a huge ego!): Were we to do the same thing here, subtracting my age from the current year, we would arrive at the conclusion that I was born in 1985. And we'd be wrong! So yeah, the fact that he was 70 when the events of Ascension occurred means nothing when deducing the year of his birth. He could have been born in late December, for all we know. SpartHawg948 23:28, July 29, 2010 (UTC)

Armstrong Reference? Edit

Neil is famous for not relishing the spotlight and doing very, very few interviews.

So what was the reason for this comment exactly because I'm puzzled why it is here? Lancer1289 16:35, June 24, 2011 (UTC)
The editor who left it was inquiring as to whether the reluctance of Jon Grissom to do interviews could be in any way a reference to the astronaut Neil Armstrong, who similarly is not fond of interviews of the spotlight. As such, this is the appropriate place for the comment, as it's vastly preferable to ask here before posting it in articles. This was indicated by the header ("Armstrong Reference?") followed by a line explaining what the author thought might be a reference to Neil Armstrong, and why.
That said, I'm not really sure it's a reference, as there are plenty of famous people not keen on doing interviees. SpartHawg948 19:48, June 24, 2011 (UTC)

Founder of Grissom Academy? Edit

I doubt it since he refused all invites to go there. I'm referring to the last area of the Grissom Academy mission where you control the Atlas mech and find his statue near the shuttle docks. It isn't actually much but his plaque reads saying that he's the Founder.

--Blitz2176rulez 00:40, April 16, 2012 (UTC)

You are correct, he is definitely not the founder. It's an oversight. I edited it with that information, but for some reason someone reverted it.

-- 11:14, October 6, 2017 (UTC)

Picture Edit

Shoudnt we add a picture of Grissom with the screenshot of his statue on the Grissom Academy ? (ME 3, mission in the Academy last hall)-- 18:41, March 14, 2013 (UTC)

Support--DeldiRe 14:48, March 27, 2013 (UTC)
i can probably snap up a pic of the statue but i strongly advise against putting it as the character pic. same reasoning why tiptree doesn't have a screenshot based from the only known representation ingame: a hologram in joker's cockpit. it's an ingame -representation- of a fictional entity. grissom's statue mug is objectively ugly to say the least (crudely defined compared to an actual ingame face) and is not very representative of the actual character's face. T̴̴͕̲̞̳̖̼̱͒͛̎͒ͫ̃ͧeͩ̈̽̈҉͓̝̰̼̦̫̤̀͠m̫̪̪̯̻͎̫̅̇̓̇͌̚p̸̙̝̓̓͌ͨ͆ͣͥ̂̕o͒̽͐̽͏̞̬̻͕͔͕͚̰͍͠͞ṙ̢̞͚͈̹̰ͨ̓ͭ̈́̌ạ̢̧̪̹̺̺̣̹̲͂͆̏ͪͨ͒ͭř̹͈͜͠y̷͍̻̜̹̼̾̽̈́e̵̹̼̟̦͚͐̈́͌͘d͉̲̣̻͉̱͗̅ḭ̷̻̆͋̆̓̔͝t̨͍̦̫̗͂̅̍̋̆ͩ͝ộ̫̟̬̳̝̲̾ͫ̒̿ͮ̑̚rͯ̎ͨͭ̄̿̽͛҉̠̫̱̠̘̘̲́ͅ7̩̻ͤͩͨ͝͡8̜̣̙͇̻ͨ͛͛̆͒̆̽̒͐͜͡ ͥ̍̉̃̇ͥ̓ͨ͏̕҉̥̹͓̗̤̠̖̤ (talk) 17:24, March 27, 2013 (UTC)
I have to agree with you, it will be better on the end of the article (lines about ME3) but the statue, even if "uggly", give a good idea of who Grissom was.--DeldiRe 23:08, March 27, 2013 (UTC)

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