User talk:Alvestrand

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Metropolitan Washington Ear[edit]

proposed deletion of redirect to Extreme Programming from Testathon[edit]

New updated data on Geographic Range of the Green Anaconda ("Eunected murinus", this time in English (the previous reference is outdated and in Spanish)[edit]

New updated data on Geographic Range of the Green Anaconda ("Eunected murinus", this time in English (the previous reference is outdated and in Spanish): — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 12:31, 2 September 2013 (UTC)

Russ Housley[edit]

Hi, the Russ Housley stub would be nicer with a picture, and the picture on the IESG bio page would be good enough. But there's no CC-BY or similar license on the page; are you still entitled to kick one of the culprits? I checked LinkedIn, but they want a premium subscription for inquiries more than one hop away. Regards, F.Ellermann (talk) 03:41, 9 February 2014 (UTC)

File permission problem with File:KvalbeinLeft.jpg[edit]

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Possibly unfree File:KvalbeinLeft.jpg[edit]

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