User talk:Rauterkus

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Car-free places[edit]

Re [1] - I'm interested to know if you're aware of the NPOV issues regarding the use of the word China, and the way the political status of Hong Kong should be dealt with. — Instantnood 22:15, 5 May 2006 (UTC)

What are the links? I think my car-free places posting was with a NPOV, but I'm not certain. Perhaps we or you should put in a group, Asia, and then Hong Kong, and take away the word China. I don't care much about that. My intent was to insert Discovery Bay as a 'car-free place.' Rauterkus 23:07, 6 May 2006 (UTC)

History of Pittsburgh - request for collaboration[edit]

I've put a lot of additional work into this article, based on feedback from when it was a Featured Article Candidate. Also updated the maps to give them a more standard appearance. I'm going to submit the article for peer review and then FAC again. Before I do, though, I need some help from the WikiProject Pittsburgh. Please take some time and help with these tasks:

  1. improve the article with changes, additions and deletions
  2. some stern proof-reading, please
  3. give it a quality/importance rating at Talk:History of Pittsburgh
  4. leave feedback at Talk:History of Pittsburgh

Thanks. I'll be leaving this note at the talk pages of the project members who have been most active in Pittsburgh-related articles. Tomcool 14:43, 27 December 2006 (UTC)

Wikimedia Pennsylvania[edit]

Hello there!

I'm writing to inform you that we are now forming the first local Wikimedia Chapter in the United States: Wikimedia Pennsylvania. Our goals are to perform outreach and fundraising activities on behalf of the various Wikimedia projects. If you're interested in being a part of the chapter, or just want to know more, you can:

Thanks and I hope you join up! Cbrown1023 talk 04:19, 9 July 2007 (UTC)

Wikipedia: WikiProject Swimming[edit]

Hi there, Ive recently joined the WP:WikiProject Swimming team. Im committed to getting on top of the project. Since you have listed yourself as a participant i thought i'd let you know what i've done. Ive got a bot thats going through the relevant catagouries that apply to the project and tagging them with our banner. Ive done all the stub class articles and assessed them automaticlly, and im starting on the 3000 other articles that ive identified. So this will mean that we will have all the articles in the scope of the project together and we can start working on them. So if you have any spare time theres going to be thousands of articles that will need assessing. There are around 2000 articles Just in Stub-Class swimming articles, and most of these will need the importance assessed. I think it's important we get all this assessing done, so we can start working on the articles.

Don't fell pressured to start assessing articles, i just thought that since theres going to be so many articles, you should know that theres heaps of work that needs to be done, ill be trying my best once my exams are finished. Remember many hands make light work.

Cheers Printer222 (talk) 13:37, 14 June 2008 (UTC)

Bradley alum[edit]

Hi, just wanted to stop by and say how nice it is to see another Bradley alum on Wikipedia. Zombie Hunter Smurf (talk) 14:43, 30 December 2008 (UTC)

Possibility of Wikipedia:Wikipedia Loves Art at the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh[edit]

You may be interested in this. Hope to see you there! --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| talk 05:34, 22 January 2009 (UTC)

Your Beijing Pictures[edit]

I've got some public domain photos I took (and perhaps some video) of both whitewater kayak and whitewater canoe (same day) from the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Would they be of help here? Rauterkus (talk) 23:48, 20 October 2008 (UTC)

The article Shunyi_Olympic_Rowing-Canoeing_Park could use one or two still shots, preferably a wide angle shot that shows the layout of the course. Could you upload some on Wikimedia Commons? HowardMorland (talk) 13:39, 18 February 2009 (UTC)


Needed Page for Ron Morris (entrepreneur)[edit]

One day, I'll make a page for Pittsburgh's Ron Morris. Rauterkus (talk) 15:41, 29 September 2010 (UTC)

Invite to WikiProject Water Sports[edit]

I know your name is down, but the project had fallen by the wayside - so i'm trying to rejeuvinate it Happysailor (Talk) 22:49, 24 October 2009 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Ron Morris (entrepreneur)[edit]

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Blink[edit]

Holy cow. It took less than 1 minute to get a deleted page. I was typing in the content. I'll use the hangon tag next time.

Ron Morris (entrepreneur) is an American entrepreneur from Pittsburgh, PA, USA who has moved beyond his business ventures into teaching at Duquesne University as well as hosting a business talk radio show called The American Entrepreneur.

WikiProject Pittsburgh[edit]

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WikiProject Pittsburgh

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