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Hello, Ks0stm, and welcome to Wikipedia! I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are some pages you might find helpful:

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Talkback[edit]

Hi, I'm Flagmaster45 and I'm from Pennsylvania. It's really cool that you storm chase. That is awesome! I hope that I could do the same thing. I actually got two close calls with tornadoes from my hometown of Millersburg, Pennsylvania, the most recent one was about a few weeks ago, and the other one in 2011 with an actual tornado, but luckily no homes were damaged in Millersburg. It scared the living daylights out of me! The only time I'm scared of tornadoes is when one gets towards my hometown. Anytime else, I'm like, "Whoa, that is awesome." But I've never seen a tornado in real life (the only time is on TV). I hope you can write back to me soon!



Your friend, Flagmaster45 — Preceding unsigned comment added by Flagmaster45 (talkcontribs) 12:50, 24 July 2014 (UTC)

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WikiCup 2014 August newsletter[edit]

The final of the 2014 WikiCup begins in a few short minutes! Our eight finalists are listed below, along with their placement in Round 4:

  1. Smithsonian Institution Godot13 (submissions), a WikiCup newcomer, finished top of Pool A and was the round's highest scorer. Godot is a featured picture specialist, claiming large numbers of points due to high-quality scans of historical documents, especially banknotes.
  2. Scotland Casliber (submissions) is a WikiCup veteran, having been a finalist every year since 2010. In the semi-final, he was Pool B's highest scorer. Cas's points primarily come from articles on the natural sciences.
  3. Nepal Czar (submissions) was Pool A's runner-up. Czar's points come mostly from content related to independent video games, including both articles and topics.
  4. Oh, better far to live and die / Under the brave black flag I fly... Adam Cuerden (submissions) was Pool B's runner-up. Another featured picture specialist, many of Adam's points come from the restoration of historical media. He has been a WikiCup finalist twice before.
  5. Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions) won the WikiCup in 2012 and 2013, and enters this final as the first wildcard. She focuses on biology-related articles, and has worked on several high-importance articles.
  6. Florida 12george1 (submissions) is the second wildcard. George's points come primarily from meteorology-related articles. This year and last year, George was the first person in the competition to score.
  7. Colorado Sturmvogel 66 (submissions), the third wildcard, was the 2010 champion and a finalist last year. His writes mostly on military history, especially naval history.
  8. Canada Bloom6132 (submissions), the fourth and final wildcard, has participated in previous WikiCups, but not reached any finals. Bloom's points are mostly thanks to did you knows, featured lists and good articles related to sport and national symbols.

We say goodbye to this year's semi-finalists. Herm Matty.007 (submissions), Ohio ThaddeusB (submissions), United States WikiRedactor (submissions), Idaho Figureskatingfan (submissions), Greece Yellow Evan (submissions), Portugal Prism (submissions) and Bartošovice v Orlických horách Cloudz679 (submissions) have all performed well to reach this stage of the competition, and we hope they will all be joining us again next year.

There are two upcoming competitions unrelated to the WikiCup which may be of interest to those who receive this newsletter. The Stub Contest will run through September, and revolves around expanding stub articles, especially high-importance or old stubs. In addition, a proposal has been made for a new competition, the GA Cup, which the organisers plan to run next year. This competition is based on the WikiCup and aims to reduce the good article review backlog.

There is now a thread for brainstorming on how next year's WikiCup competition should work. Please come along and share your thoughts- What works? What doesn't work? What needs changing? Signups for next year's competition will be open soon; we will be in touch. If, at this stage of the competition, you are keen to help the with the WikiCup, please do what you can to participate in review processes. Our finalists will find things much easier if the backlogs at good article candidates, featured article candidates, featured picture candidates and the rest are kept at a minimum. As ever, questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup, and the judges are reachable on their talk pages or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn (talk · contribs) The ed17 (talk · contribs) and Miyagawa (talk · contribs) 22:09, 31 August 2014 (UTC)

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A second deletion proposal for TLV1[edit]

Many thanks for your input on the attempt to delete TLV1. I'm just letting you know that there's a second deletion attempt, and the discussion is happening here. 1-555-confide (talk) 16:36, 9 September 2014 (UTC)

Hi.[edit]

It's nice to see that you have returned again (at least temporarily) after such a long absence. Dustin (talk) 21:27, 9 September 2014 (UTC)

Thanks, it's good to be back! Ks0stm (TCGE) 13:20, 10 September 2014 (UTC)

Kaçanik[edit]

Hi KsOstm, I'm asking you this because you're an Admin who deals in RMs. Recently the article 'Kačanik' was moved to 'Kaçanik', however the talk page remains at 'Talk:Kačanik'. I'm guessing this is due to a technical problem with 'Talk:Kaçanik' already existing as a Redirect page. I asked the closing admin to sort it out, he said he would but he never got round to doing it. Please could you use your admin powers and sort out this mess so that the article's talk page corresponds with the article's title. Kind regards IJA (talk) 19:30, 10 September 2014 (UTC)

Cheers mate IJA (talk) 20:11, 10 September 2014 (UTC)
No problem! Ks0stm (TCGE) 20:12, 10 September 2014 (UTC)

Happy adminship anniversary![edit]

Wikipedia Administrator.svg Wishing Ks0stm a very happy adminship anniversary on behalf of the Wikipedia Birthday Committee! Have a great day! Anastasia [Missionedit] (talk) 23:05, 13 September 2014 (UTC)

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WP:ANEW - Thanks[edit]

Thank you for the strong advisory to the other party there. I was of the same mind as you, but didn't want to let it go without some kind of stern "stop it!". Cheers! --Tgeairn (talk) 00:30, 18 September 2014 (UTC)

  • Well, I'm sorry for raining on this parade. Tgeairn, next time you see something like this, this egregious, post it on ANI, or AIV, or drop a note on the page of any poor admin who happens to be awake. Because this was vandalism: the edits were obviously intended to disrupt the project. Besides, filing a 3R report takes way too much time. (Obviously this applies to Mardochee1 as well--Mardochee, please be more clever about this next time and you'll save yourself a lot of trouble.) But Ks0stm, I don't really understand this block. I mean, sure, 3R and BATTLE, but, again, this was clearly purposeful disruption, besides pure hate speech on that awful straight person's talk page. Sorry, but I hope you see what this looks like from my point of view: an indefinite block on sight is, in my opinion, the way to go--let's see what happens if they return. Drmies (talk) 03:07, 18 September 2014 (UTC)
  • Point taken Drmies. I'll admit that filling out a pain-in-the-arse-3RR was actually a pleasant break for me though with the other activity going on. Thanks for always bringing a level head, and I won't piddle with forms while that type of disruption happens again without just grabbing someone. Gotta see if anyone still uses IRC... Cheers Tgeairn (talk) 03:13, 18 September 2014 (UTC)
  • Oh, it gets worse sometimes. Anyway, thanks for stepping in there. I am sure that Mardochee appreciated having some back up. BTW, do not be afraid to jump into the fray in a situation like that. In such a case any admin worth their salt will protect you, if it's such a clear case of utter disruption. And at the very least you've given the other editor moral support: believe me, but I think you know this, this means a lot. Drmies (talk) 03:19, 18 September 2014 (UTC)

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Volodymyr Kudryavtsev[edit]

I think it's arguable that it could have been speedied as spam, but AFDed now Jimfbleak - talk to me? 15:36, 22 September 2014 (UTC)

Alright, thanks for letting me know. Ks0stm (TCGE) 15:48, 22 September 2014 (UTC)


National Academy of Sports Medicine[edit]

Hello--new here and looking to recreate the page for National Academy of Sports Medicine (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/National_Academy_of_Sports_Medicine). Wanted to talk with you first and see why it was deleted/what I can do to improve any content that was their originally. Apologies if I'm going about this the wrong way--brand new and looking to learn, so please let me know what I can do! Xstjimmy25 (talk) 19:39, 22 September 2014 (UTC)

Hi! From what I can tell, the main concern was that the National Academy of Sports Medicine did not meet the requirements listed at WP:NCORP, which basically states that in order to be notable enough to have an article on Wikipedia a company or organization must have been the subject of significant coverage (more than just a mention, along the lines of an article or story written about the organization) in multiple, independent sources (unconnected to the organization). This is a rather hard issue to fix; it's only fixable if you can provide those sources to establish notability. If you establish notability the other issues the article had are relatively easy to fix (just rephrasing of the article to sound less promotional, etc). If you want, provide any references you have here that you think may establish notability and I can give them a look over; if you're able to get enough to establish notability (usually three or four reliable sources will suffice) I'll be happy to undelete the article into your userspace, where you can work on fixing the other issues (which I will also be happy to help you with, if you want). Ks0stm (TCGE) 19:53, 22 September 2014 (UTC)
Hello and thank you for the quick and great response! I appreciate it very much and that helps immensely! I have been digging around looking for sources to establish notability and I have a few follow up questions for you. Do scholarly journals count towards this? Example of what I found (http://www.elementssystem.com/pdfs/Di.pdf). Second question, would articles such as these two (http://www.stack.com/2012/02/06/integrated-training/ and http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/stories/2006/02/13/daily52.html) count towards notability? I read through the requirement list that you gave me, but still was a bit unclear about these three. Looking forward to learning more and hopefully I will have enough put together for you to look at very soon.
Also, thank you for the offer to help me with the article if it get undeleted, I will definitely take you up on that! Thanks! Xstjimmy25 (talk) 23:35, 23 September 2014 (UTC)
Alright, the first two articles (the scholarly journal and the stack.com article) are basically considered what we call trivial coverage, a passing mention without much substance about the organization. Trivial coverage generally does not help to establish notability. The third article, the bizjournals.com article, is much closer to what is needed to establish notability; it's more than just a passing mention, it's an actual article about the organization itself. If you could find three or four more articles like that, and preferably one of those covering the organization in depth, then notability would probably be established. Ks0stm (TCGE) 13:46, 24 September 2014 (UTC)
Great to know--that was my thought on the first couple of articles and it is good to know I was on the right track for what is acceptable and what isn't. I will look for more articles like the Bizjournal and let you know when I've found them. (Or if I don't find anything like that, will let you know as well.) Thank you very much for your help with this! Xstjimmy25 (talk) 16:48, 24 September 2014 (UTC)
No problem! Ks0stm (TCGE) 15:23, 25 September 2014 (UTC)
Hey there--I found a number of articles and wanted to let you look at them to give me some feedback when you have a chance. I believe they establish notability, but I know you will be able to tell for sure after looking at them. Here they are: http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/print-edition/2012/03/02/national-academy-looking-to-certify.html?page=all; http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/print-edition/2014/06/27/entrepreneur-of-the-year-wyant-discovers-business.html; http://www.azcentral.com/story/money/business/2014/06/29/chandler-entrepreneur-ernst-young-award/11728327/; http://ktar.com/22/1693811/Personal-training-industry-growing-especially-among-baby-boomers; http://clubsolutionsmagazine.com/2014/06/quality-education-counts-type-certification/; http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/stories/2006/02/13/daily52.html; http://howtobecomepersonaltrainer-pft.com/best-personal-trainer-certifications/nasm-personal-trainer-certification/; http://www.exercise-science-guide.com/certifications/nasm/; http://www.livestrong.com/article/436098-top-10-best-personal-trainer-certifications/; http://www.askthetrainer.com/personal-trainer-certifications/. Let me know what you think and I will keep digging to see if I can find more articles for you to review. Thank you again for your help! Xstjimmy25 (talk) 00:06, 26 September 2014 (UTC)
@Xstjimmy25: In my opinion, the first three articles are enough to suggest notability, and some of the rest can be used to support it, even though they don't prove it themselves. I would recommend using the first three articles, especially the first one there, as your main sources for the article, using the others to add relevant facts (remember WP:NPOV; don't make it sound promotional). I recommend starting the article at User:Xstjimmy25/sandbox; let me know when you've written a draft there and I'll take a look at it. Ks0stm (TCGE) 17:44, 5 October 2014 (UTC)
Hi--great to hear and thank you very much for the help! I will start working on a draft and definitely let you know when I have something ready to take a look at. Thank you again! Xstjimmy25 (talk) 21:19, 6 October 2014 (UTC)
@Ks0stm: Hi there--I was wondering if you would mind taking a look at my sandbox and letting me know if I'm on the right track or not. It is no where near done yet and I'm still writing/finding references, but I feel that the framework is good enough that it is time for a first critique. Thank you very much in advance! Xstjimmy25 (talk) 18:03, 9 October 2014 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────@Xstjimmy25: I'm going to be rather busy still the next couple three days, but if I get a chance I'll take a look at it. If I haven't done so by next Monday ping me again to remind me. Ks0stm (TCGE) 15:02, 15 October 2014 (UTC)

No worries--I'm still doing a lot of work on that page, so hopefully it will be even further along by the time you take a look at it. Will ping you on Monday if I haven't heard from you then. Have an awesome week and thank you for the help! Xstjimmy25 (talk) 16:30, 15 October 2014 (UTC)
@Ks0stm: Hello and good day! Just pinging you to let you know that I believe that I have the page in pretty good order and can't wait to hear your thoughts on it/what else I can do to make it even better. Also, I was thinking of adding logo and a few images to the page as well. Could you point me towards a guide on how to do that? Thank you again for your help! Xstjimmy25 (talk) 17:33, 20 October 2014 (UTC)
Hey, sorry it's taking me so long; school is getting in the way again. I should be able to take a look in a couple hours, but again if I haven't gotten to it by Monday remind me. Ks0stm (TCGE) 15:47, 24 October 2014 (UTC)
Hey there--no worries at all! That is totally more important. Take your time and will ping you again on Monday if I haven't heard from you then. Thank you again for your help and good luck with your school work! Xstjimmy25 (talk) 16:06, 24 October 2014 (UTC)
Alright, we'll take this one thing at a time. First of all, some of the sections sound kinda spammy...phrases like "this certification emerged as a standard" and "the industry's first comprehensive training system" just sound a bit too promotional, and the use of the ™ logo is unnecessary and makes it sound like the mark is being promoted, so make sure the draft is free from such language. Basically make sure the article complies with a strict reading of this, because since it's an article about a corporation people will be especially picky with regards to promotional sounding prose. When you've got that improved let me know and I'll take another look. Ks0stm (TCGE) 13:22, 27 October 2014 (UTC)

Syrian Kurdish–Islamist conflict (2013–present)[edit]

Thanks for your block there - did you know that's a 1RR article? Dougweller (talk) 20:49, 23 September 2014 (UTC)

@Dougweller: No, I did not...I didn't even think to look. Where're the guidelines for handing this, then? Ks0stm (TCGE) 20:54, 23 September 2014 (UTC)
Nevermind...found it and handled. Ks0stm (TCGE) 21:10, 23 September 2014 (UTC)
I'm pretty sure that a 1RR block can be given without notification. But I probably wouldn't have given it as it's pretty clear that neither had read the notices. Dougweller (talk) 10:22, 24 September 2014 (UTC)
Yes. See Talk:Syrian Civil War/General sanctions. The sanctions and the 1RR are separate. "Editors who otherwise violate this 1RR restriction may be blocked without warning by any uninvolved administrator, even on a first offence." Dougweller (talk) 10:39, 24 September 2014 (UTC)
Alright, well I'll keep that in mind if I ever action on a 1RR article again, but I think at this point it would be counterproductive to block any more people over this particular incident. Ks0stm (TCGE) 13:37, 24 September 2014 (UTC)

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WikiCup 2014 September newsletter[edit]

In one month's time, we will know our WikiCup 2014 champion. Newcomer Smithsonian Institution Godot13 (submissions) has taken a strong lead with a featured list (historical coats of arms of the U.S. states from 1876) and a raft of featured pictures. Reigning champion Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions) is in second place with a number of high-importance biology articles, including new FA Isopoda and new GA least weasel. Scotland Casliber (submissions), who is in his fifth WikiCup final, is in third, with featured articles Pictor and Epacris impressa.

Signups for the 2015 WikiCup are open. All Wikipedians, new and experienced, are warmly invited to sign up for the competition. Wikipedians interested in friendly competition may also like to sign up for the GA Cup, a new WikiCup-inspired competition which revolves around completing good article reviews. As ever, questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup, and the judges are reachable on their talk pages or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn (talk · contribs) The ed17 (talk · contribs) and Miyagawa (talk · contribs) 22:11, 30 September 2014 (UTC)

Clerk issue about a current request[edit]

Wikipedia:Arbitration/Requests/Case#IPT may be puzzling to future generations who don't know what IPT is. Would it be possible to rename this to Wikipedia:Arbitration/Requests/Case#Investigative Project on Terrorism? Though the committee is unlikely to accept, the issue may live on and have to be referred to in other places. Thanks, EdJohnston (talk) 19:05, 3 October 2014 (UTC)

@EdJohnston: I'm sorry, by the time I'm seeing this the case has already been archived. I have added the expanded title to the request in the list of declined requests, though, so if people search for it in the future they should be able to find it. Ks0stm (TCGE) 17:29, 5 October 2014 (UTC)
Thanks! It should help people find the declined request in the future or recall what it was about. EdJohnston (talk) 17:36, 5 October 2014 (UTC)

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Vandalism noticeboard report[edit]

In regard to this report [1], I was under the impression that harassment constituted vandalism. My mistake; obviously, I won't be repeating that error again. Thanks, -- WV 20:47, 5 October 2014 (UTC)

@Winkelvi: No problem. Harassment/personal attacks are usually better reported to ANI; personally, though, I don't know that that rose to the level of needing a block...in that instance I would say it's probably better to just shake it off unless it's a long term, ongoing thing. Ks0stm (TCGE) 20:52, 5 October 2014 (UTC)
I will be surprised if it goes further. Seems like a cowardly hit-and-runner to me. Thanks again, -- WV 20:54, 5 October 2014 (UTC)

Your submission at Articles for creation: All Language Alliance, Inc. (October 8)[edit]

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Your recent article submission to Articles for Creation has been reviewed! Unfortunately, it has not been accepted at this time. Please check the submission for any additional comments left by the reviewer. You are encouraged to edit the submission to address the issues raised and resubmit when they have been resolved. MatthewVanitas (talk) 17:10, 8 October 2014 (UTC)
@MatthewVanitas: Thanks for the notification, but I submitted that draft for consideration on behalf of the user who created it (they requested via OTRS), so you may want to notify them instead. Ks0stm (TCGE) 17:23, 8 October 2014 (UTC)

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Evidence page bloat[edit]

Hi, Ks0stm. Patrol forty has now posted about 300% more than the limit of 500 words on the GGTF evidence page, and shows no sign of stopping. It's mostly opinion and rhetoric, not evidence. Bishonen | talk 20:18, 19 October 2014 (UTC).

@Bishonen: I got rather busy with school this week, but I will take a look when I get back from class this afternoon. Ks0stm (TCGE) 15:50, 24 October 2014 (UTC)
You don't have to, it's been taken care of. Sorry I bugged you, please do something more relaxing after class! Come frolic in Bishzilla's pocket, for example! Bishonen | talk 15:59, 24 October 2014 (UTC).

Found a photo of yours[edit]

In a youtube video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4STc1r-nVs . It made me happy to see your photos on YouTube as well as Wikipedia. And it looks like they managed to press two photos together into one without making an obvious seam where the two come together. The photos appear to be File:Limenitis_arthemis_astyanax_side_view.jpg and File:Limenitis_arthemis_astyanax_in_Hot_Springs_National_Park.jpg. Soap 18:44, 22 October 2014 (UTC)

Sweet! Thanks for letting me know! Ks0stm (TCGE) 15:51, 24 October 2014 (UTC)

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Upcoming event at the WWI Museum in Kansas City[edit]

Hello! I would like to invite you to a Wikipedia editathon about WWI and Dissent on November 22 at the National World War I Museum in Kansas City. Join us for the U.S. branch of this international event as we write more social history from the era around WWI into Wikipedia! All editors are welcome, contributors to topics around WWI other than Dissent also encouraged! Food and drinks will be supplied by the WWI museum, Sadads (talk) 21:38, 30 October 2014 (UTC)

@Sadads: Unfortunately I likely won't be able to attend; since I attend school in Norman, Oklahoma, at this point I usually would only have a chance to make meetups that are during breaks from school. Thanks, though, and I'll stay on the list to receive future invitations. Ks0stm (TCGE) 14:06, 31 October 2014 (UTC)
Will do! I was hoping that the beginning of Thanksgiving break would give you a good opportunity to participate :P Since you are at school, have you looked into encouraging some of your professors to participate in WP:WEP? I would be very much interested in talking with you about best strategies when you next get a break. Cheers, Sadads (talk) 16:35, 31 October 2014 (UTC)

Declined case[edit]

I see you handled this declination. Someone pointed out to me that it isn't listed in Wikipedia:Arbitration/Index/Declined_requests. I think it should be, but in case I'm missing something, I'll leave it to you.--S Philbrick(Talk) 11:54, 31 October 2014 (UTC)

That was my bad, I forgot to do the final two steps (that and removing it from the current case requests template) after I notified the parties that it was declined. Sorry about that! Ks0stm (TCGE) 13:56, 31 October 2014 (UTC)
Thanks.--S Philbrick(Talk) 14:40, 31 October 2014 (UTC)

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Happy birthday![edit]

Happy Birthday Ks0stm[edit]

Anniv.svg Hey, Ks0stm. Just stopping by to wish you a Happy Birthday from the Wikipedia Birthday Committee!
Have a great day!
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WikiCup award[edit]

Awarded to Ks0stm for participating in the 2014 WikiCup. J Milburn (talk · contribs), The ed17 (talk · contribs) and Miyagawa (talk · contribs) 21:27, 4 November 2014 (UTC)

WikiCup 2014: The results[edit]

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The 2014 WikiCup champion is Smithsonian Institution Godot13 (submissions), who flew the flag of the Smithsonian Institution. This was Godot13's first WikiCup competition and, over the 10 months of the competition, he has produced (among other contributions) two featured lists and an incredible 292 featured pictures, including architectural photographs and scans of historical documents. Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions), 2012 and 2013 WikiCup champion, came in second, having written a large number of biology-related articles. Scotland Casliber (submissions), WikiCup finalist every year since 2010, finished in third.

A full list of our prize-winners follows:

Congratulations to everyone who has been successful in this year's WikiCup, whether you made it to the final rounds or not, and a particular congratulations to the newcomers to the WikiCup who have participated this year. We warmly invite all of you to sign up for next year's competition. Discussions and polls concerning potential rules changes are also open, and all are welcome to participate. The WikiCup judges will be back in touch over the coming months, and we hope to see you all in the 2014 competition. Until then, it only remains to once again congratulate our worthy winners, and thank all participants for their involvement! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn (talk · contribs) The ed17 (talk · contribs) and Miyagawa (talk · contribs) 22:52, 4 November 2014 (UTC)

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Your opinion is needed[edit]

Hi. Can you offer your opinion in this consensus discussion? I know you did this last month, but it wasn't a formal consensus discussion, but now it is. Thanks. Nightscream (talk) 00:30, 13 November 2014 (UTC)

Help please[edit]

Would appreciate your input on one of your Arbcom cases at User_talk:Worm_That_Turned#I_know_you.27re_busy.2C_but_.... - Dank (push to talk) 09:03, 14 November 2014 (UTC)

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Precious[edit]

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Thank you, weather chaser, for quality articles such as Storm Prediction Center, for fighting vandalism and welcoming new users, for your service as clerk for arbitration and your offer to do more - repeating: you are an awesome Wikipedian (16 August 2010)!

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