User:MrBill3

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MrBill3
— Wikipedian —
Name MrBill3
Born A long time ago
In a galaxy far, far away...
Country  Conch Republic
Current location The Land of Sunshine
Time zone EST
Family and friends
Marital status Married
Education and employment
Occupation RN, ICU
Education BSN
High school Pali High
College CCC
University WVU
Hobbies, favourites and beliefs
Hobbies Genealogy
Religion Atheist
Politics Liberal Democrat
Aliases ImMrBill3
Interests
Userboxes
Noia 64 apps karm.svg This user has been on Wikipedia for 2 years, 10 months and 26 days.
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20,000+
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Bronze Editor Star.
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WTF? This user ALWAYS TRIES to leave an edit summary
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BS This user has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.
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This user attends or attended
West Virginia University
ΣΘΤ This user is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.
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MrBill3 is a skeptic who works as a nurse in the Intensive Care Unit. Interests include medicine, genealogy, science, scientific skepticism and rationalism. Please address any issues regarding WP editing on My Talk Page by clicking this.

References

One of my primary activities on WP is working on references. I frequently verify and improve references on an article that has drawn my attention. My idea of improvement involves templates and uniform formatting. I also advocate for access dates and archive dates in numeric format (YYYY-DD-MMM). In general I prefer dates on WP to be DD Mmmm YYYY with the preceding exceptions, however I follow policy (in general) from MOS.

I also do research for articles that I am interested in or upon request (as time permits). I have been granted a one year subscription to HighBeam Research through the Wikipedia Library.

If you use a reference I have provided through HighBeam please include the url to the reference on HighBeam and "via HighBeam Research".

Tools[edit]

I use Twinkle. Actions I perform with Twinkle are usually carefully considered and taken within articles that I have read carefully and at least perused the talk page of the article. If you have an issue with something I have done using Twinkle post on the talk page of the article or on my talk page. I use AutoWikiBrowser. Actions I perform with AutoWikiBrowser are usually considered but I may not have checked the talk page of the article. I am bold in my approach to using AutoWikiBrowser to "clean up" the format of articles and references in them. If you have an issue with something I have done using AutoWikiBrowser please post on my talk page. I use STiki. STiki is an anti-vandalism tool that I use boldly. I evaluate the text STiki presents with a basic editorial eye if it looks like a duck it gets reverted. I revert unsourced additions boldly with STiki. If you have an issue with something I have done using STiki feel free to undo my edit and if needed post discussion on my talk page.

My Wikipedia Books etc.[edit]

This editor is a Grand Tutnum and is entitled to display this Book of Knowledge with Coffee Cup Stain.
This editor is a Tutnum and is entitled to display this Book of Knowledge.
This editor is a Grognard Mirabilaire and is entitled to display this 1937 Wikipedia First Edition.
This editor is a Grognard Extraordinaire and is entitled to display this Wikipedia Vest Pocket Edition.
This editor is a Grognard and is entitled to display this Wikipedia Little Red Book.
This editor is a Novato and is entitled to display this Wikipedia Picture Story Book.
This editor is a Burba and is entitled to display this First Book of Wikipedia.
This editor is a Signator and is entitled to display this Scroll of Signatures.
Wiki Project Med Foundation logo.svg The Cure Award
In 2013 you were one of the top 300 medical editors across any language of Wikipedia. Thank you so much for helping bring free, complete, accurate, up-to-date medical information to the public. We really appreciate you and the vital work you do!

Barnstars[edit]

Original Barnstar.png The Original Barnstar
For your excellent work in rewriting the Merseyside Skeptics Society article to a high standard! Samwalton9 (talk) 15:33, 19 July 2013 (UTC)
Editors Barnstar.png The Editor's Barnstar
For your hard work bringing neutrality and editorial order to a number of medical and altmed topic - much appreciated! Alexbrn talk|contribs|COI 13:53, 29 October 2013 (UTC)
MedicineBarnstar.png The Medicine Barnstar
You were one of the top 10 medical contributors to Wikipedia in 2013. Many thanks for all your hard work. Doc James (talk · contribs · email) (if I write on your page reply on mine) 20:36, 11 March 2014 (UTC)
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The Anti-Vandalism + STiki Barnstar
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Congratulations, MrBill3! You're receiving this barnstar because you recently crossed the 1,000 classification threshold using STiki. We thank you both for your contributions to Wikipedia at-large and your use of the tool. We hope you continue your ascent up the leaderboard and stay in touch at the talk page. Thank you and keep up the good work! West.andrew.g (developer) and   Tentinator   06:02, 14 May 2014 (UTC)

Silverwiki 2.png Article Expansion Award
Thank you for your significant expansion of Distributive shock back in May. WhatamIdoing (talk) 22:21, 15 August 2014 (UTC)

DYKs[edit]

Kindnesses[edit]

Erdbeerteller01.jpg Thank you for awarding me a barnstar (in spite of past differences) and for recognizing the work of other editors. We are all under appreciated, I think. Best wishes, KeithbobTalk 12:14, 9 September 2013 (UTC)
Thanks!
Ein Dankeschön!
Frze 23 October 2013
A small cup of coffee.JPG Thanks for commenting on the acupuncture trial. Never mind grumpy people. Blue Rasberry (talk) 12:14, 28 November 2013 (UTC)

A handy tool[edit]

Backlog status (Purge)
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