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Commons-emblem-question book orange.svg I'm taking a short wikibreak and will not be available for a week or two. Please ask the friendly folks over at de:WP:BIBA for assistance just incase the volunteers at WP:RX are not able to fill some of your requests. - NQ (talk) 10:36, 22 January 2015 (UTC)

The hits just keep on coming ...[edit]

The article Gernatt Asphalt Products, Inc. has just been added to Wikipedia. Paging EEng; and if interested, OrangeMike and Ad Orientem. I find this very odd considering DGG's two warnings last month: [1] and [2]. It's basically merely a renaming and revival of Gernatt Family of Companies, which Dekema2 nominated for deletion in November, and the consensus was to merge to Daniel R. Gernatt, Sr. The article creator, Daniellagreen, has created 13 articles/templates on the Gernatt family, 7 of which have been AfDed. Softlavender (talk) 00:10, 31 December 2014 (UTC)

Oh my. I will take a look at this when I get a few minutes. But given the problematic track record of the editor I think we need to give this article more than a cursory spot check. The two main issues that we need to get a clean bill of health on are notability and potential promotionalism. That said, I am not prejudging the article. At this point I haven't done anything more than glance at it. -Ad Orientem (talk) 00:27, 31 December 2014 (UTC)
Hopefully it won't come to all that. Let's see how the editor responds to the friendly advice given to her by DGG and others. Her editing style has definitely improved though; - Gernatt Asphalt Products, Inc. is fairly succinct as opposed to the usual bloat we are accustomed to. - NQ (talk) 15:46, 31 December 2014 (UTC)

Sterile Mountains[edit]

Thanks for informing me of these! I'll list them in the Sterile Mountains article as further reading WhisperToMe (talk) 18:13, 1 January 2015 (UTC)

Newspaper article[edit]

Hi NQ, hope you had a good Christmas/New Year. I know you are on a break at the moment but I am in no rush (I have just had 2 weeks away from WP myself). If you get chance could you check if you have access to the following article: Many thanks - Dumelow (talk) 17:29, 4 January 2015 (UTC)

Never mind, just realised it was one of the batch you sent me last time! All the best - Dumelow (talk) 17:30, 4 January 2015 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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You have been doing a great work at WP:RX. Much needed and appreciated. Skr15081997 (talk) 10:34, 13 January 2015 (UTC)
Thank you very much Skr15081997. - NQ (talk) 00:31, 15 January 2015 (UTC)

Giving warnings[edit]

Hi, I noticed you have given the final warning to before the third, second and first warnings. That's not how the final warning should be used, use the only warning template for that instead. Thank you. --ToonLucas22 (talk) 19:32, 19 January 2015 (UTC)

@ToonLucas22: Hi. Thanks for the note. Since the IPs appear to be dynamic in nature and is obviously the same user, it's often best to request page protection at WP:RFPP to stop the disruption, rather than reporting them to WP:AIV or opening an SPI like you did. - NQ (talk) 07:01, 20 January 2015 (UTC)


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protecting people
Thank you for quality articles for inviting new users, warning others for vandalism, nonsense, unconstructive, not neutral view, conflict of interest, for answering resource requests, for thorough clean-up, for not only removing copyvio but also finding sources and rewording (Kevin Anderson), for protecting fellow editors, - you are an awesome Wikipedian!

--Gerda Arendt (talk) 12:48, 21 January 2015 (UTC)

Thank you so very much Gerda. You are a lovely angel on this encyclopedia. - See SL, I TOO am an awesome Wikipedian. - NQ (talk) 08:52, 22 January 2015 (UTC)
Hmm. Maybe it's time I unwatch this page. Face-smile.svg I actually for some reason didn't get pinged (yet?), I noticed Gerda's mysterious edit summary. And then again we already knew you were awesome Face-wink.svg. (I don't know how to do the Gerda spy thing on that.) Softlavender (talk) 09:37, 22 January 2015 (UTC)
I use "awesome" because those before me did, starting in 2007. Study the early ones (bottom of the list), each one with a personally selected poem! My first - not yet called Precious then - came three years ago (yesterday), see? My battle and my klatsch, --Gerda Arendt (talk) 09:54, 22 January 2015 (UTC)
@Softlavender: Well, my talk page may not be one of the most fun places on Wikipedia like that of EEng, but hey, that's no reason to un watch. - NQ (talk) 10:00, 22 January 2015 (UTC)
@Gerda Arendt: Does that mean I get to display this userbox on my user page? - NQ (talk) 10:00, 22 January 2015 (UTC)
You can display it, - it's old style, showing tradition ;) --Gerda Arendt (talk) 10:23, 22 January 2015 (UTC)
Is there a new style? :) - NQ (talk) 10:36, 22 January 2015 (UTC)
Funny question ;) - not yet, create one if you like, - I don't need it, too small a box, and no round corners ;) - I show the whole message, received in 2010, on my user page. --Gerda Arendt (talk) 11:15, 22 January 2015 (UTC)