User:Ckatz

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Hello, and welcome to Ckatz's user page. I've been an editor on Wikipedia since January of 2006, and an administrator since February of 2008. Much of my work here involves proofreading, revising and updating pages as I find them, removing vandalism, and other such tasks. I'm particularly interested in articles relating to astronomy, science fiction, television, and Canadian issues. If you have any comments on my edits, or any questions about Wikipedia in general, please leave a note on my talk page. I'll try to respond as best I can. Thanks.

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Tireless Contributor Barnstar.gif The Tireless Contributor Barnstar
For your continued diligence and hard work towards Greater Vancouver-related articles. :) -→Buchanan-Hermit/?! 03:54, 11 June 2006 (UTC)
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For your insighfull edit summaries, I proudly award you this barnstar. --Qyd 16:05, 9 February 2007 (UTC)
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I've been meaning to give you one of these for ages, but I couldn't figure out where to put it :) Serendipodous 21:31, 5 June 2007 (UTC)
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thanks for the corrections you made to the TARDIS article Ukt-zero (talk) 04:34, 8 February 2008 (UTC)
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Many thanks for the never ending, mostly thankless job of keeping articles clear of spam and other nonsense. Wikipedia is a better quality project because of hardworking Admin's like you! --Hu12 (talk) 16:03, 28 November 2009 (UTC)

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Cowstar (miscellaneous spammed talk page entry)
from 217.134.237.125 19:36, 21 May 2006 (UTC)

Jelly Belly Award (from a persistent and odd vandal)
"This message is issued from Loop 101 Dead!. If you have any questions, send it to my talk page. 15:23, 28 February 2007 (UTC)"


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