User talk:Ed8r

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Happy editing! Ecoleetage (talk) 01:22, 11 December 2008 (UTC)

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Spelling[edit]

As per Wikipedia:Manual of Style (spelling) and Wikipedia:Manual of Style#National varieties of English please don't change the spelling in articles. In this case the Government of Nunavut uses licence. Thanks. Enter CBW, waits for audience applause, not a sausage. 22:24, 21 October 2010 (UTC)

No problem. I had to check because I wasn't sure what spelling we used up here. Enter CBW, waits for audience applause, not a sausage. 23:21, 25 October 2010 (UTC)

Gold Star Mothers Day[edit]

Hi, I spotted your note at WP:ERRORS and thought I'd answer it here. Holidays and observances on Sept 29 for the "On This Day" section of the main page appear by editing Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/September 29. Gold Star Mothers Club, which is the relevant article, is currently ineligible to appear there because the guidelines say that the article should be free of yellow-level tags and problems. It's been tagged as needing {{cleanup}} for over five years. I can see a lot of unreferenced material that needs removing or rewriting and referencing, for example. If you can do this before Sept 29, great! If not, there's always next year. If you manage to improve the article to a decent extent, put a note on Wikipedia talk:Selected anniversaries/September 29 to say that you think it could now be added to the list, and Howcheng (the regular steward of the On This Day section) will take a look, I'm sure. Thanks, BencherliteTalk 15:11, 20 September 2013 (UTC)

Help! It's not me . . .[edit]

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Block message:

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Accept reason:

I have lifted the autoblock. The editor who uses the pseudonym "JamesBWatson" (talk) 21:39, 13 March 2014 (UTC)