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Chris Zook[edit]

I cannot delete pages as I am not an administrator, but it looks like someone else did it for you. If you need any advice feel free to leave a message on my talk page. Dolive21 09:07, 12 July 2007 (UTC)

belated welcome[edit]

Welcome...

Hello, Lamro, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are some pages that you might find helpful:

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Edit summaries and references[edit]

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Also, again, please note that any information that you add to Wikipedia that cannot be verified can be deleted at any time -- especially biographical information on living people. You've already been asked to provide your sources, so I'm adding a some warning messages here...

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Your contributions are appreciated, but it would be very helpful if you would review Wikipedia's policies and guidelines before making further edits. Thank you! --Foggy Morning (talk) 00:28, 22 January 2008 (UTC)

Preview button[edit]

Information.svg Thank you for your contributions to Wikipedia. Regarding your edit(s) to Federal Reserve System, it is recommended that you use the preview button before you save; this helps you find any errors you have made, and prevents clogging up recent changes and the page history. Thank you. -FrankTobia (talk) 14:32, 23 February 2008 (UTC)

Law firm articles[edit]

I will certainly incorporate your strategy! Best wishes, --Mediterraneo (talk) 01:37, 20 May 2008 (UTC)

History of private equity and venture capital[edit]

Lamro, I recently added an article on the history of private equity and venture capital and noticed you have made a fair amount of additions on the subject. I would appreciate it if you spend some time with the article and would welcome any suggestions.

Separately, I noticed you had some issues with images. I believe it is preferable to upload new versions of an image in the same location, rather than creating a new image and switching the reference in the article. By doing so this may leave the original image orphaned. Thanks.Urbanrenewal (talk) 22:26, 8 June 2008 (UTC)

Private Equity Task Force[edit]

Hi, I wanted to invite you to become an inaugural member of the Private Equity WikiProject Task Force. I think this might be a good fit and your contributions would be welcome. This is intended as an inter-project task force to focus on private equity concepts, firms and investors. If you are interested, please visit the Private Equity WikiProject Task Force project page.

Also, please feel free to add the following banner to your user page:

{{Userbox/privateequitytaskforce}}

I look forward to working together. Let me know if you have any questions.

|► ϋ r b a n я e n e w a l ◄| (talk) 20:33, 21 June 2008 (UTC)

HM Capital[edit]

Hi -

Either name is probably fine but now you have a ton of internal links to a redirect page. I think in general the naming convention for PE firms is not perfect but better to leave as is rather than start changing them all.

|► ϋ r b a n я e n e w a l ◄| (talk) 20:21, 22 June 2008 (UTC)

Hi Lamro[edit]

Hey man, thanks for the heads up. I'm doing OK--I finally got a permanent job, which I'm trying to adjust to. Everything else has been pretty boring. I've been trying to tidy up some of the law firm articles and law-related biographies lately, and occasionally adding new articles (when I have time). Let me know if you need help with anything else. --Eastlaw (talk) 20:22, 5 July 2008 (UTC)

Orphaning my images[edit]

Lamro --

I like you and think you do very good work. One thing: you have to stop orphaning my images. You uploaded a new GTCR logo Image:Gtcr-logo.JPG to replace Image:GTCR logo.jpg which is fine. Personally, I think your new image is not as good as the original one but you created a new image and then changed the link on the page. It would be helpful if you could simply upload a new version of the image in place of the old version in the same location. This way I don't continuously get notices that my images are orphaned and have the images I contribute get deleted. This is not the first time and I just wanted to bring it to your attention since I wasn't sure you were aware. Otherwise, I do really appreciate all of the work you are doing on PE these days it is really very helpful.|► ϋ r b a n я e n e w a l ◄| (talk) 13:22, 15 July 2008 (UTC)

No problem |► ϋrbanяenewaℓTALK◄| 19:46, 15 July 2008 (UTC)

CIVC[edit]

Looks good to me. I made some quick edits and will probably revisit at some point once they are done with their fundraising. I generally try to avoid getting too involved with articles for firms that I know are actively fundraising. |► ϋrbanяenewaℓTALK ◄| 13:29, 21 July 2008 (UTC)

I wanted to thank you for your hard work on this and have given you a well-deserved barnstar. |► ϋrbanяenewaℓTALK ◄| 00:58, 23 July 2008 (UTC)

Highland Capital Partners[edit]

Lamro,

I went through and fixed up your Highland Capital Partners and took off the speedy delete tag. That would not have been my first choice of venture firms to add but definitely notable. If you are pressed for ideas there is a whole list on the project page for the Private Equity Task Force. At least you should add the firm to the project page and add the {{PrivateEquity (project)}} tag to the talk page you are creating. To the average wikipedia deletionist a venture capital firm is an easy speedy delete candidate because they don't know how to distinguish.

When you have some time, will you add some more good references. There are a few out there. And I would always be grateful if you add some stubs from the list.

|► ϋrbanяenewaℓTALK ◄| 21:13, 8 August 2008 (UTC)

Recent additions[edit]

Lamro --

With respect to some of the additions you made, I thought they might be better addressed by adding to or linking to existing articles rather than creating so many additional articles.

  • Direct investment fund - If you are talking about a co-investment fund why don't you add this to Equity co-investment. Plus I wouldn't based an entire article on Fort Washington which is a small FoF in the midwest. In fact, I was going to work on the Equity co-investment article fairly soon so if you want to spruce that up it would be appreciated
  • Executive stock option - This is pretty well covered in a number of articles aready under Employee stock option. I am not sure what else you want to add on that
  • Principal investment - This should probably just be a redirect to Proprietary trading unless I am missing something. In any event this is rarely private equity and more often a hedge fund type investment platform.

|► ϋrbanяenewaℓTALK ◄| 13:00, 13 August 2008 (UTC)

Hello, Fellow de-orphaner![edit]

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I noticed you added your name to the list of participants in WikiProject Orphanage. We really appreciate your help! The first things you could do to get started with us are:

  1. Read the Wikipedia:WikiProject Orphanage page, especially the section marked "Criteria". The page contains a lot of good advice to get you started, as well as the standard procedures we are using to de-orphan articles.
  2. Look at {{orphan}},{{do-attempt}}, and {{articleissues}} closely and make sure you know how to use them correctly. (It's not difficult, but it is easy to screw up. Trust me, I have.)
  3. Keep de-orphaning! Category:Orphaned articles contains all orphaned articles organized by month. Right now we're just trying to keep up with all the new orphans being created, so please start with the current monthly category. Once those are cleared out, we can start working on the backlog in reverse-chronological order.
Of course, you may have already known all of this, in which case sorry for the spam. Either way, let me know if there's any way I can help you contribute more to the project!--Aervanath lives in the Orphanage 13:26, 17 August 2008 (UTC)

PE Stubs[edit]

Please see here for my proposal to create three new stubs for PE related articles.

|► ϋrbanяenewaℓTALK ◄| 19:49, 17 August 2008 (UTC)

Dates in maintenance tags[edit]

Just a friendly note about this edit to Co-shoring. When you add a new maintenance tag to an article, as you did with the {{deadend}} tag, you should use the current month even if the article has needed the tag for a while. This helps people work on the articles that have been tagged the longest, and avoids putting articles into maintenance categories that have been cleaned out and are ready for deletion. Thanks!--Fabrictramp | talk to me 21:17, 19 August 2008 (UTC)

Previewing before Saving[edit]

Thank you for your contributions to J.D./M.B.A.; they are very much appreciated. I'd just like to remind you of the Show Preview button available in wikipedia. Using it before hitting the Save button helps you find any errors you have made, and prevents clogging up recent changes and the page history. Thanks, FashionNugget (talk) 03:07, 26 August 2008 (UTC)

Barnstar[edit]

Thanks for that. I have enjoyed working with you and might not have kept going without having you get involved.

|► ϋrbanяenewaℓTALK ◄| 12:31, 31 August 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for the Barnstar[edit]

Hi Lamro, thanks for giving me a "tireless contributor" barnstar. It's nice to know that at least a few people appreciate my work. --Eastlaw (talk) 21:21, 31 August 2008 (UTC)

WP:O Article counts[edit]

Hi, Lamro, I reverted your addition of your de-orphan count to the WP:O page. I don't think that having that sort of statistic there is helpful. All of us like to have some sort of recognition for our work, and a way to show how much we have contributed individually, but I think that sort of info is more appropriate to your userpage. Also, congrats on de-orphaning over 50 articles!--Aervanath lives in the Orphanage 03:40, 3 September 2008 (UTC)

PE Task Force Assistance[edit]

Lamro,

I wanted to see if I could get your assistance on some fair use images in some of the PE articles that someone is trying to delete.

Thanks |► ϋrbanяenewaℓTALK ◄| 22:37, 9 September 2008 (UTC)

JD/MBA[edit]

Don't be frustrated. I don't think there is a good precedent for making that page the home for a list of people who had earned the degree. After all what is the basis for inclusion? As you could see it was becoming a dumping ground for all kinds of people (most not even close to notable). The list is still on the talk page for your reference. However, I think a category or some other solution is much better - otherwise that list is going to continue to baloon. |► ϋrbanяenewaℓTALK ◄| 04:18, 22 September 2008 (UTC)

Welcome back?[edit]

I noticed your retirement seemed to be thawing just slightly. I was fairly productive (albeit lonely) on the PE side in December. I have been basically creating new firm articles but I am going to probably start shifting gears to really clean up the main PE pages again and the articles on the largest firms (i.e., like what I was doing with KKR. Hope you are back for a while.|► ϋrbanяenewaℓTALK ◄| 14:52, 6 January 2009 (UTC)

wikEd problem: Ctrl-click[edit]

Hi Lamro,

there seems to be a problem with the gadget wikEd that caused the insertion of "Ctrl-click" in your recent edit to History of Federal Open Market Committee actions. Please could you help me locate this problem by reporting your browser name and version and possible other gadgets that you might have checked (under My Preferences - Gadgets) on User talk:Cacycle/wikEd#Very odd Ctrl-click issue.

Thanks in advance, Cacycle (talk) 19:30, 25 May 2009 (UTC)

WP:Hornbook -- a new WP:Law task force for the J.D. curriculum[edit]

Hi Lamro,

I'm asking Wikipedians who are interested in United States legal articles to take a look at WP:Hornbook, the new "JD curriculum task force".

Our mission is to assimilate into Wikipedia all the insights of an American law school education, by reducing hornbooks to footnotes.

  • Over the course of a semester, each subpage will shift its focus to track the unfolding curriculum(s) for classes using that casebook around the country.
  • It will also feature an extensive, hyperlinked "index" or "outline" to that casebook, pointing to pages, headers, or {{anchors}} in Wikipedia (example).
  • Individual law schools can freely adapt our casebook outlines to the idiosyncratic curriculum devised by each individual professor.
  • I'm encouraging law students around the country to create local chapters of the club I'm starting at my own law school, "Student WP:Hornbook Editors". Using WP:Hornbook as our headquarters, we're hoping to create a study group so inclusive that nobody will dare not join.

What you can do now:

1. Add WP:Hornbook to your watchlist, {{User Hornbook}} to your userpage, and ~~~~ to Wikipedia:Hornbook/participants.
2. If you're a law student,
(You don't have to start the club, or even be involved in it; just help direct me to someone who might.)
3. Introduce yourself to me. Law editors on Wikipedia are a scarce commodity. Do knock on my talk page if there's an article you'd like help on.

Regards, Andrew Gradman talk/WP:Hornbook 05:25, 31 July 2009 (UTC)

Re: Plutonium Star[edit]

Thanks! I hadn't heard of those. --Geniac (talk) 23:38, 27 August 2009 (UTC)

Logos[edit]

Welcome back. If you are going to upload new logos you should really make an effort to do so in png format not jpg or gif. And you could have simply updated the capvis logo rather than creating a new file. |► ϋrбanяeneωaℓTALK ◄| 17:23, 1 April 2010 (UTC)

You uploaded a logo for Beazer HOmes. We've since changed logos. Can you tell me how to upload the new one please? 64.95.54.50 (talk) 18:37, 20 December 2012 (UTC)Lcoates1

Source for an image[edit]

Howdy. Where did you get this image? There needs to be a source on the image before it can be moved to Commons.--Rockfang (talk) 20:21, 18 May 2010 (UTC)

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Compound template[edit]

Hi there

Thanks for your hard work adding these compounds. Are you adding all compounds in a certain category into the template, or is this a representative selection? Also, some compounds are quite unrecognizable when condensed into a simple molecular formula. For example, tetrakis(triphenylphosphine)palladium(0). The compound name might be more appropriate. --Rifleman 82 (talk) 22:04, 12 May 2011 (UTC)

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Just for a while[edit]

I am just stopping by - I have promised myself to limit my activity (I have one or two things I might want to work on). I had to take a break with the number of pages I followed ballooning. Plus I couldn't take the constant frustrations with other users over stupid issues. I do find I miss it from time to time but it is better to let others do some work for a change. |► ϋrбanяeneωaℓTALK ◄| 21:14, 21 July 2011 (UTC)

Thank you for your contribution to Climate change policy of the United States[edit]

Thank you for your contribution to Climate change policy of the United States (",) 99.181.138.132 (talk) 03:04, 25 July 2011 (UTC)

A helpful hint...[edit]

If you are replacing a logo, it is 1,000 times easier to go to the existing file and then UPLOAD A NEW VERSION. As a side benefit I don't get a notification that you have caused the existing image to be deleted. |► ϋrбanяeneωaℓTALK ◄| 00:56, 7 August 2011 (UTC)

merger discussion[edit]

Asset location[edit]

The asset location article you added to needs some additional work, as it doesn’t address the consequences of asset location in estate planning. Unfortunately I know nothing about estate planning, so didn’t mention in it in my earlier contributions. If you, or any of your contacts, has any estate planning know-how, I urge their contribution.BigEars42 (talk) 13:22, 17 September 2011 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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For your uploads of many company logos. Cloudbound (talk) 13:32, 18 October 2011 (UTC)

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Request for PEGCC draft review[edit]

Hi Lamro, I'm reaching out to you because of your involvement with WikiProject Private Equity; I'd like to bring your attention to a relevant discussion I'm trying to get started at WikiProject Cooperation. As a wikiproject, WP:CO-OP is new: a joint effort between volunteer Wikipedians and COI editors, aiming to keep input from PR types above-board. In this role I'm in the latter camp, and this is why I'm here: I've researched and written a proposed expansion of the article about the Private Equity Growth Capital Council (PEGCC). I've done so on their behalf, and with their input, however I've also worked hard to make sure my draft follows Wikipedia's policies and guidelines. But I'm not a disinterested party, and others at WP:CO-OP don't know a great deal about private equity. If you would be willing to review the draft and give your feedback on the WP:CO-OP discussion, I'd appreciate it. In case you are busy, I've reached out to one other editor from Private Equity, but all are welcome. Cheers, WWB Too (talk) 17:47, 28 January 2012 (UTC)

Smile![edit]

A Barnstar!
A smile for you

You’ve just received a random act of kindness! 66.87.7.109 (talk) 22:21, 30 March 2012 (UTC)

Security Market Line & Negative Beta[edit]

I corrected the following passage that you added to the Security Market Line page, which was uncited and just plain wrong: "There is a question what the SML is when beta is negative. A rational investor should reject all the assets yielding sub-risk-free returns, so beta-negative returns have to be higher than the risk-free rate. Therefore, the SML should be V-shaped." I gave a citation to a textbook, which explains that negative betas will cause returns below risk-free, which are perfectly acceptable to rational investors. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Alan Davies (talkcontribs) 08:30, 19 April 2012 (UTC)

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Thank you for your answer Lamro. I tried to do as you suggested but can not do it. I can not overwrite the file, which is not the purpose. But I do not see the upload function either. I do see this "Edit this file using an external application See the setup instructions for more information."

Do I not have the rights yet to upload ? I have a hard time still to get the functionalities here. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Chronocosmos (talkcontribs) 22:19, 16 October 2012 (UTC)

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"a van Gogh"[edit]

Museum parlance. An English speaking curator would have said "That is not a van Gogh." He/she would never have said "That is not van Gogh's" (not unless it was chair or old coat that was being discussed, rather than a painting). Amandajm (talk) 13:39, 10 September 2013 (UTC)

Francisco Partners[edit]

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Clawfinger discography[edit]

Здравствуйте, спасибо за внесенный изменения) извините, если отвлекаетесь на загрузку обложек синглов) Я просто еще не совсем умею это делать в англ. вики. (в основном проблемы с лицензией).

Hello, thank you for the changes) sorry, if you are distracted downloading single covers) I don't quite know how to do it in English WP. (most of the problems are connected with the license). --ВікіПЕДист (talk) 15:35, 27 January 2014 (UTC)

Очень жаль, но все изображения были удалены со страници дискографии [2]=( --ВікіПЕДист (talk) 20:17, 27 January 2014 (UTC)
Кстати, насчёт изображений и дискографии...я лично все созданные мной дискографии(The Hellacopters singles, Jane Air discography, Stas Shurins discography) оформлял по этому примеру, который мне весьма понравился. (что касается Шуринса, то там использованы только картинки, взятые с викисклада (свободные)). Так-вот я думаю, что стоит перенести описания всех синглов в статьи про альбомы. К примеру Nigger в альбом Deaf Dumb Blind. Я надеюсь, там разрешается использовать файлы обложек?) --ВікіПЕДист (talk) 12:37, 28 January 2014 (UTC)

Brevan Howard Page Update[edit]

Hi Lamro, I'm getting in touch because I see you have an interest in financial based Wikipedia pages. I was wondering if you could help me out with the Brevan Howard article? They're one of the largest hedge funds in the world, but their Wikipedia page has a number of factual inaccuracies in it. Each of the inaccuracies have been clearly identified on the talk page backing them all up with sources. The user page of the previous editor who was helping out says he is taking a long break from Wiki, and the page hasn't attracted any new editors since October 2013.

It would be very much appreciated if you could lend a hand on this. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jenny.barrett (talkcontribs) 10:12, 25 February 2014 (UTC)

Brevan Howard Page Update Response[edit]

Hi Lamro,

Thank you for getting back so quickly with your response:

Hi I have seen the article for Brevan Howard. It seems to be well-written and sourced. I have added some info to the infobox plus logo. Cheers! Lamro (talk) 10:29, 25 February 2014 (UTC)

Thank you for noting that it is a well-written and sourced article and for your help in both looking at this and also making the information and logo changes. It is very much appreciated.

I was wondering though if you could possibly take a look at the updates section of the talk page. There are a number of things in the article which are being incorrectly reported to readers and in trying to get these changes made with the previous editor updates have been suggested with sources available to back the facts up.

For example, the reference that Brevan Howard has two closed-ended feeder funds, BH Global Limited and BH Macro Limited, needs to be updated to say that in fact it has three closed-ended feeder funds; BH Global Limited, BH Macro Limited and BH Credit Catalysts.

Another example is that the article currently states Brevan Howards's AUM ranked it second among the European hedge fund management firms when in fact is now the largest hedge fund manager in Europe, not the second largest.

I hope that the changes being proposed do not seem too long and arduous. Through providing as many references and possible updates I hope that it will be a relatively simple process.

Again many thanks for your help so far with this page. Jenny — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jenny.barrett (talkcontribs) 16:33, 25 February 2014 (UTC)

All Is Lost[edit]

FYI, Lamro at AllMovie was a bad link. 7&6=thirteen () 20:13, 25 March 2014 (UTC)

Backlog drive[edit]

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Yulian Semyonov bibliography[edit]

Hi, dear colleague!

You made ​​changes to the page "Shtirlits". I'm a big fan of Julian Semyonov. In this regard, I have to offer you cooperation. There is a page devoted to the bibliography of Semenov, but no pages devoted to his works.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yulian_Semyonov_bibliography

I would really like to make pages about creativity Yulian Semyonov in the English Wikipedia, but I know well enough English. Could you help me with editing and translated correctly?

It's page I did personally, in Russian.

https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%9E%D1%82%D1%87%D0%B0%D1%8F%D0%BD%D0%B8%D0%B5_(%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%BC%D0%B0%D0%BD_%D0%A1%D0%B5%D0%BC%D1%91%D0%BD%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B0)

I plan to make a similar page in English, but I need help online. Can I count on your help?

I have a very successful experience with foreign colleagues. I have written a page in Russian, made electronic translation, and my foreign colleagues are doing translation and editing of the konchatelny. If you support my idea, I'll be very grateful!

yours sincerely, Ulugbeck1 (talk) 06:18, 22 April 2014 (UTC)

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thank you[edit]

Trophy.png Hohan Soken Photo
Thanks very much for adding a beautyful Hohan Soken photo to his article. Azimuth72 (talk) 09:17, 10 July 2014 (UTC)

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