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Awards and Service Badges

A Barnstar! I, Scm83x, award this Barnstar to Johntex for his constant work in maintaining all things Longhorn and recently, his initiative to create Category:Texas Longhorns athletics and Texas Longhorn Athletics. Congratulations!
Barnstar-goldrun7.png The Running Man Barnstar
The Running Man Barnstart: given in appreciation for so many substantial contributions to existing articles about University of Texas, 2005 Texas Longhorns football team and college football - CJC47 21:41, 22 November 2006 (UTC)
NCAAFootball barnstar.jpg The College football Barnstar
I, User:BigDT, present you with the new college football barnstar for your work with college football articles this season, most notably, continuing work on the 2005 Texas Longhorn football team article. BigDT 22:35, 3 January 2007 (UTC)
Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar.png The Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar
Thank you for brightening up my afternoon! Frickeg 04:43, 3 February 2007 (UTC)
Original Barnstar.png The Original Barnstar
I award this Barnstar (the first I ever awarded) to Johntex for his kindess and patience. You are really helpful person. :)--NAHID 18:14, 2 March 2007 (UTC)
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The Commons Barnstar - Just because it was a good idea --evrik (talk) 23:23, 6 March 2007 (UTC)
Commons-barnstarW.png The Commons Ambassador Barnstar, Redux
I know you already got one, but I wanted to acknowledge all the work you've done uploading free images and integrating them into the project, especially public domain United States government-produced works. Thank you. Yours, Smee 16:38, 15 March 2007 (UTC)
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I award Johntex the Barnstar of Peace for his efforts in calming down a contentious discusson on the Fightin' Texas Aggie Band webpage. Your efforts to bring about a peaceful resolution are much appreciated. Karanacs 18:01, 12 September 2007 (UTC)
Working Man's Barnstar.png The Working Wikipedian's Barnstar
Thank you for your work (over 1400 edits) to Texas A&M's pages. Thanks again, Basketballone10 03:43, 29 January 2008 (UTC)
SpecialBarnstar.png The Special Barnstar
For the argument of common sense in the non-free content discussion, staying cool under fire, and doing a great job representing the College Football Wikiproject. --Geologik (talk) 02:27, 12 December 2008 (UTC)


This editor is a Veteran Editor III and is entitled to display this Silver Editor Star.
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Special Pages

Johntex (talk · contribs · blocks · protections · deletions · page moves · rights · RfA)

Where to find me

I have a variety of interests on Wikipedia, including:

Sample Contributions

Contributions table

This is an experiment with listing some of my contributions in a sortable table. I have edited thousands of articles, so this is just a sample.


Article Rating[1] Started Major
Contribution[2]
Added
image[3]
Free
image[4]
Saved [5] Notes
2004 Texas Longhorn football team B Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
2005 NCAA Division I FBS football rankings Featured article FA
2005 Texas Longhorn football team Featured article FA Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg FA on September 8 2007 - Texas Fight!!
2006 Alamo Bowl GA Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg DYK 2007 January 4
2006 NCAA Division I FBS football rankings Featured article FA
2006 Texas Longhorn football team B Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
2007 Texas Longhorn football team GA Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
Anahuac Start My first edit to Wikipedia. Interestingly, my edit was misplaced. I was really looking for Anahuac, Texas.
Anahuac Disturbances Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
Baby Gender Mentor Featured article FA Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
Colt McCoy GA Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
David Heymann GA Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Inspired Wikipedia:The Heymann Standard
Smokey the Cannon Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
University of Texas at Austin GA Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
San Bernard River Start Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg The first article I ever started
2005 Oklahoma vs. Texas football game GA Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg DYK – April 2007
2005 Texas vs. Ohio State football game GA Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg AfD candidate to GA in less than 1 month
2005 Texas vs. Texas A&M football game B Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg .
Dusty Mangum B Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg The kicker who decided the 2005 Rose Bowl
Hoi polloi GA Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Someone wanted to transwiki to wiktionary, but I pointed out this is well beyond a dicdef.
Hubbert peak theory GA Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Helped settle edit war.
Charles Whitman GA Long discussions with John Moore and family of Houston McCoy
Jordanhill railway station GA officially our one-millionth article
Joseph McCoy Start Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg I choose to believe it was our one-millionth article. It was featured in DYK March 2006.
MQ-8 Fire Scout Start Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
Raider Red Start Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
Red River Shootout B Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Red River Shootout - was copied by WOAI on their website. They took it down when I contacted them about their need to properly cite Wikipedia and comply with GFDL.


Red River Shootout trophies B Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg You go, Mack-Daddy!
Texas Ranger Division Featured article FA Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Featured Article displayed on the Main Page, on 2006 January 16


The Masked Rider Start Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
Cow's Skull: Red, White, and Blue Start Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
Daniel Merriam Start Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
The University of Texas National Championship 2005 Start Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
University of Texas at Austin GA Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
Ralphie GA Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg DYK on Main page with my picture
Valiant Shield B Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg DYK on Main page with my picture
October 2007 California wildfires B Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
2008 Texas Longhorn football team B Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Texas!
Millsaps Majors Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
Trinity Tigers Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
2007 Trinity vs. Millsaps football game B Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Did you know......that the Longest play in college football history occurred on October 27 2007 when the Trinity Tigers, trailing the Millsaps Majors by two points with two seconds left in the game, used 15 backward passes covering 60 yards for a touchdown to give Trinity the win as time expired?
2007 Navy vs. Notre Dame football game Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
2008 Gator Bowl Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
2007 Texas vs. Oklahoma State football game Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
2007 Texas Longhorns football suspensions B Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg
Fort Guijarros B Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Yes Symbol keep vote.svg Main Page DYK March 62008


I am listed at Wikipedia:List of Wikipedians by featured article nominations for the successful nomination of Baby Gender Mentor and [[2005 Texas Longhorn 2005 Texas Longhorn football team to FA status.

Notes:

  1. ^ "Rating" will list if the article has made GA or FA. I may also include other rankings like "A" and "stub".
  2. ^ "Major contribution" is a judgment call. Here I will state whether I think I made a major contribution to the article or not. Note that this does not mean I claim to be the major contributor. This is subjective of course. You are welcome to disagree about the impact of my contribution; and of course articles change such that it is essentially impossible to ever say how much of an article was written by whom.
  3. ^ "Added image" - this means I found an image somewhere and added it to the article, following our image use guidelines of course. It could be a fair-use image that can properly be used in the article. It could be an image I found on the Commons or elsewhere in Wikipedia.
  4. ^ "Free image" - this means I actually created an image (usually a photograph), released it under a free license, and added it to the article.
  5. ^ "Saved" means I helped save the article from deletion. Usually by arguing in its behalf on AfD and/or improving the article to make it worthy of keeping.

A few more contributions:

2007 Fiesta Bowl - 2007 Sugar Bowl - 50-Miler Award - Boy Scouts of America - Cedric Griffin , DYK 2006 May 1. - Cichlid - Clinton-Sherman Industrial Airpark - Crystal Gail Mangum - Culture of Egypt - Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium - Effect of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans - Farnese Atlas - Fernando Jara - Gourd Dance, featured in "Did You Know" on the Wikipedia Main Page on 2006 February 14. - Gustav Klimt - Hook 'em Horns - Houston Chronicle - Jamarat Bridge - Jazil - JetBlue Airways Flight 292 - John Kerry - Lolicon - Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod (where else can you find Lolicon next to the Lutheran Church?) - Mack BrownMain Building of The University of Texas at Austin, featured in "Did You Know" on the Wikipedia Main Page on 2006 January 20. - Michel Rodange - Mustelus hacat - NASA - Opie Otterstad - Philmont Scout Ranch - Product Placement - Ramonce Taylor - Rénert the Fox - Rockall - SS Nicaragua - SS Petersburg (T-AOT-9101) - Stardust (spacecraft) - Stratellite - Texas Exes - Texas longhorn (the large mammal) - Texas Longhorns (the sports teams) – Texas Longhorns football - Texas Tech Red Raiders - The University of Texas Longhorn Band - USS Texas (BB-35) - Vailulu'u - Vince Young - World Crest

Photos I have uploaded

Please see the Image Gallery

DYK

Updated DYK query Did you know? has been updated. A fact from the article Gourd Dance, which you recently created, has been featured in that section on the Main Page. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page.
Updated DYK query Did you know? has been updated. A fact from the article The University of Texas Longhorn Band, which you recently created, has been featured in that section on the Main Page. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page.
Updated DYK query Did you know? has been updated. A fact from the article Joseph McCoy, which you recently created, has been featured in that section on the Main Page. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page.
Updated DYK query Did you know? has been updated. A fact from the article 50-miler award, which you recently created, has been featured in that section on the Main Page. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page.
Updated DYK query Did you know? has been updated. A fact from the article Jester Center, which you recently created, has been featured in that section on the Main Page. permalink If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page.
Updated DYK query Did you know? has been updated. A fact from the article Cedric Griffin, which you recently created, has been featured in that section on the Main Page. DYK PermalinkMain Page Permalink If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page.
Updated DYK query Did you know? has been updated. A fact from the article Red River Shootout trophies, which you recently created, has been featured in that section on the Main Page. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page.
Updated DYK query On January 4, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article 2006 Alamo Bowl, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page.
Updated DYK query On 11 October, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article College football's ten most victorious programs, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.
Updated DYK query On November 5, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article 2007 Trinity vs. Millsaps football game, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.
Updated DYK query On 10 November, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article 2007 Navy vs. Notre Dame football game, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.
Updated DYK query On 4 January, 2008, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article 2007 Holiday Bowl, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.
Updated DYK query On 6 March, 2008, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Fort Guijarros, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.

Milestones in Edit Count

  • 12 December 2004 - made my first edit
  • Sometime in 2005 - passed Jimbo Wales in editcount. :-)
  • 28 September 2005 - reached 2001 Total edits
  • 5 October 2005 - reached 1,006 distinct pages edited (approximately 2.23 edits / page)
  • 10 October 2005 - branching out a little, made my first edit to WikiTravel.
  • 15 October 2005 - now listed in the Wikipedia:List of Wikipedians by number of edits at
Main Article Space - #1642 with 1557 edits
All namespaces - #1435 with 2438 edits
  • 21 October 2005 - passed 2500 Total edits
  • 15 January 2006 - passed 3500 Total edits
  • 11 February 2006 - passed 4000 Total edits
  • 12 February 2006 - passed 4100 Total edits
  • 2 March 2006 - passed 4500 Total edits
  • 11 March 2006 - now listed in the Wikipedia:List of Wikipedians by number of edits at
Main Article Space - #1699 with 2253 edits
All namespaces - #1219 with 4904 edits

Resources

Here are some of my favorite Resources for editing Wikipedia.

Useful quote:

...as a general rule, I think that almost any argument, on any topic, which has premises beginning with "Jimbo said..." is a pretty weak argument. Surely the merits of the proposal should be primary, not what I happen to think."[2] - Jimbo Wales



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