User:Timotheus Canens

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Hi, I'm Timotheus Canens (talk · contribs · blocks · protections · deletions · page moves · rights · RfA), and I'm an administrator on the English Wikipedia currently serving on the Arbitration Committee.

I have three alternate accounts, Timotheus Canens II (talk · contribs), for most of my automated editing and testing, T. Canens (talk · contribs), which is my account for not-very-secure connections, and has a different password than this one, and Timotheus Dormiens (talk · contribs), which is for public computers and again has a different password. I'm most often seen as Timotheus_Canens on freenode in IRC, where I idle in #wikipedia-en-help connect, #wikipedia-en-afc connect, and #wikipedia-en-spi connect, among other channels.

About my username: It's Latin for "Singing Timothy" and a play on my real name. You can refer to me by my full username, Timotheus, T. Canens, or simply Tim or TC. "Canens" is not a last name (it means "singing"), so please don't call me that.

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Thank you for your intervention in Ghghyo's rather torrid introduction to life at Wikipedia. It isn't nice when automated tasks and mindsets (inadvertently) add up to WP:BITE. So thanks for taking the time at the user's talk page. hamiltonstone (talk) 03:33, 28 August 2009 (UTC)
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For "taking care of" (for want of a better phrase) of the stub Her Fearful Symmetry. Your edits do not go unnoticed. Take care!--Delta1989 (talk) 01:38, 11 October 2009 (UTC)
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For your great work in doing non-admin AfD closures and relisting debates and your overall work in the deletion area of Wikipedia, I award you the Original Barnstar. Your hard work definitely takes some of the pressure and workload off of our continually shrinking team of admins. Great work and keep it up, Tim! Timmeh 03:29, 14 November 2009 (UTC)
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For your seemingly unending dedication and contributions to the Articles for Creation process, I, Thisisborin9, hereby award you this barnstar (interesting design!). Congrats! Thisisborin9 22:53, 24 January 2010 (UTC)
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You know what this is for. Wink, wink. Pcap ping 02:36, 24 April 2010 (UTC)
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For all the great contributions you make to SPI and ANEW. Keep it up, The High Fin Sperm Whale 18:41, 24 April 2010 (UTC)
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For clearing the SPI backlog at it's highest point. Thank you. -- DQ (t) (e) 20:15, 20 September 2010 (UTC)
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Because you apparently are the one to blame. TNXMan 18:04, 21 September 2010 (UTC)
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This barnstar is hereby awarded for extraordinary scrutiny, precision, and community service, especially in regard to arbitration enforcement.

Awarded by PhilKnight (talk) 14:18, 9 December 2010 (UTC)

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For collapsing a way-overblown ANI thread. Thank you for fighting the drama. Swarm X 07:14, 22 May 2011 (UTC)
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Awarded for closing difficult DRVs!—S Marshall T/C 01:48, 19 June 2011 (UTC)
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For being WP:BOLD and using WP:IAR to fix The Issue. Cerejota If you reply, please place a {{talkback}} in my talk page if I do not reply soon. 06:13, 12 September 2011 (UTC)
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Regardless of my opinion on the way I feel the situation should have been handled, your action was boldness personified. too many admins sit on their hands, afraid to do what needs to be done, when it needs to be done. You took the path less traveled and made a difficult decision that needed to be made. Bravo. Trusilver 21:20, 12 September 2011 (UTC)

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