User talk:DWaterson

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Discussion about one of your edits[edit]

Talk:Whose Life Is It Anyway?#Need for "Whose Line..." hatnote DMacks (talk) 19:34, 6 January 2009 (UTC)

Private Eye[edit]

Wow, your letter to them over your image was hilarious. bibliomaniac15 18:01, 8 January 2009 (UTC)

Nuvola apps knewsticker.png This user has had a letter published in Private Eye about a picture he took for Wikipedia

Well done! BencherliteTalk 16:01, 9 January 2009 (UTC)

Yeah, nice one :D — Hex (❝?!❞) 20:43, 12 January 2009 (UTC)

(wondering if we need a "This user reads Private Eye" infobox)
There are two userboxes already: {{User:Dendodge/privateeye}} and {{User:EdC/Private Eye}}, producing the following:
Must dash, I have some poems to write. E. J. Thribb 22:27, 12 January 2009 (UTC)

NowCommons: File:BirminghamUKSkyline.jpg[edit]

File:BirminghamUKSkyline.jpg is now available on Wikimedia Commons as Commons:File:Birmingham -UK -Skyline.jpg. This is a repository of free media that can be used on all Wikimedia wikis. The image will be deleted from Wikipedia, but this doesn't mean it can't be used anymore. You can embed an image uploaded to Commons like you would an image uploaded to Wikipedia, in this case: [[File:Birmingham -UK -Skyline.jpg]]. Note that this is an automated message to inform you about the move. This bot did not copy the image itself. --Erwin85Bot (talk) 13:13, 13 January 2009 (UTC)

Re: City status of Durham[edit]

I'm sorry you feel this absurd. However, I'm afraid this really is the reality of the situation. Take a look through the London Gazette for 1 April 1974 - you will find that all cities pre 74 were abolished and that the new local government districts had to (re-)petition the Crown for borough/city status. It is a technicality and truism of the Local Government Act 1972. User:Lozleader is a user you may wish to consult if you seek greater depth to this issue, which I can understand causes confusion. --Jza84 |  Talk  03:16, 25 February 2009 (UTC)


Consensus test on university topics[edit]

You previously commented on the RFC on the notability of residences at colleges and universities. A consensus test has been posted to evaluate what, if any consensus, has been reached on the issue. Please go and comment at: Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Universities#Consensus test. Madcoverboy (talk) 18:10, 5 April 2009 (UTC)

Worcestershire[edit]

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1st Wikiproject UK Politics Newsletter[edit]

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AfD nomination of Dalton Maag[edit]

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Categories for discussion nomination of Category:Live-action/animation[edit]

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Category:Live-action/animation, which you created, has been nominated for deletion, merging, or renaming. If you would like to participate in the discussion, you are invited to add your comments at the category's entry on the Categories for discussion page. Thank you. —Justin (koavf)TCM☯ 04:46, 19 July 2010 (UTC)

Categories for discussion nomination of Category:Live-action/animated television series[edit]

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Category:Live-action/animated television series, which you created, has been nominated for deletion, merging, or renaming. If you would like to participate in the discussion, you are invited to add your comments at the category's entry on the Categories for discussion page. Thank you. —Justin (koavf)TCM☯ 04:47, 19 July 2010 (UTC)

Southampton[edit]

Hi, I'm moving to Southampton soon, and I'd like to know how I can put one of those "This User Lives in [Southampton]" on my user page. You know, the ones with the nice little picture. I currently have on my user page

City of London logo.svg This user lives in London.




but all I did was copy the source from someone else's profile. If you could help my out, I would be very grateful. Thanks Colt .55 (talk) 17:36, 6 August 2010 (UTC)

Paul Staines / Guido Fawkes entry[edit]

I see you are one of the leading editors for my Wikipedia entry.

I've come to the conclusion that as my daughters can now read and have started to use Google that I would like it to be a bit more balanced. It is largely written by my enemies and then moderated more fairly by the likes of you. It basically focuses only on things that have surfaced on the web, usually contentiously. It ignores positive events. For example out of hundreds of TV and radio appearances it devotes a lot of space to one appearance.

Also it doesn't reflect my life at all. For example I don't actually write the blog nowadays, that seems a fundamental error.

Now how do we go about doing a major rebalancing of the article? I don't want to do the whole re-write myself because I feel I would be accused of whitewashing it. Also shouldn't we disentangle me personally from the Guido Fawkes brand? I can be contacted via pds@order-order.com. --Pds2012 (talk) 21:38, 2 January 2012 (UTC)

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Historic Coventry edit-a-thon at Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry[edit]

Historic Coventry Edit-a-thon - You are invited!
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The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum is hosting an edit-a-thon on Saturday 31 March 2012. 15 Wikimedians will have to learn more about "historic Coventry". The day will centre upon editing, however and we aim to improve the coverage of Coventry's illustrious history on Wikimedia projects. For more information and to sign up, see the event page. We hope you'll join us!

Delivered by MessageDeliveryBot on behalf of GLAM/HAGAM at 20:44, 7 March 2012 (UTC).

Wikipedia is coming to Coventry![edit]

Wikipedia Takes Coventry - You are invited!
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On 1 September, Coventry will play host to the first city-wide "Wikipedia Takes..." event in the UK. Attendees will take photos of monuments, structures (and almost anything else!) in the city. Anyone can attend regardless of photography ability or experience with Wikimedia projects. To find out more, register or ask any questions, please visit the event page. We hope you'll join us! Rock drum Ba-dumCrash 17:15, 9 August 2012 (UTC)