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SelfRef Humor.[edit]

Indeed, I agree with you regarding improper placement of such notes. Yet, let's go one step further and suggest that such humor should find a place for posting in its own Wikipedia article.

Mention in appeal on block of drg55[edit]

Hi Martin I have mentioned you here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Administrators%27_noticeboard/Incidents#Arbitration_enforcement_action_appeal_by_drg55

talkback again[edit]

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Books & Bytes New Years Double Issue[edit]

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Precious again[edit]

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Thank you, user with scientific background promoting critical and scientific thinking: for quality articles such as Heuristics in judgment and decision making, for planning an article on a study of Parents and Children, for serving as an Expert outreach/Jisc Ambassador, for inviting discussion and voting for open access, - you are an awesome Wikipedian!

--Gerda Arendt (talk) 12:54, 1 September 2013 (UTC)

Thanks very much for this, User:Gerda Arendt - your appreciation is much appreciated. MartinPoulter (talk) 14:40, 13 September 2014 (UTC)

Bray Wanderers & Danny O'Connor[edit]

Hi Martin, I was updating the bio page for Danny O'Connor when I noticed the Bray Wanderers Current Squad at the foot was out of date. I went to that page and updated it, but the changes don't seem to carry over to the O'Connor page. Is there something I've overlooked? Ohuanam (talk) 20:05, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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Thank you, Martin, for doing the great presentation at Worldcon in London. I was nice to meet you there. Sydney Poore/FloNight♥♥♥♥ 06:19, 20 September 2014 (UTC)

Thank you very much indeed, Sydney! MartinPoulter (talk) 16:25, 20 September 2014 (UTC)

Books and Bytes - Issue 8[edit]

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New Wikipedia Library Accounts Now Available (November 2014)[edit]

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Thanks[edit]

For your input today --Fnorman-london (talk) 14:00, 13 November 2014 (UTC)

Hello[edit]

This message is for demonstration purposes :) --Mrjohncummings (talk) 14:00, 13 November 2014 (UTC)

Slightly confused about how to build a conversation here. --Fnorman-london (talk) 14:03, 13 November 2014 (UTC)

NIMR training[edit]

Thank you Martin for this training! --Paulaosu (talk) 14:02, 13 November 2014 (UTC)

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New Wikipedia Library Accounts Now Available (December 2014)[edit]

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