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Scot; Irish resident; computing scientist; gamer.

First edit: 6th Dec 2004

1000th edit: 8th Feb 2005 (all namespaces)

1000th article edit: 16th Feb 2005: started John Kovalic mini-bio. One of my rare (somewhat) original contributions, as opposed to the more usual pedantry-at-large.

Current fixations[edit]

As you may imagine, Sam Hocevar is my hero...


Barnstars... und bier![edit]

Hi, I wanted to drop by and give you this barnstar for you extensive work on VfDs.

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Take care, Molotov (talk) California state flag.png 19:26, 13 September 2005 (UTC)

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Thanks for going through the extremely dull work of sorting the stubs categories of the heap of articles I've created recently, my dear Alai! You deserve a rest and a cold beer for the task. [...] Shauri Heart.gif smile! 00:48, 24 October 2005 (UTC)
Hi, Alai, Congratulations on Becoming a Sysop

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The Working Man's Barnstar

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Awarded to Alai for endless pedantry-at-large, through which Wikipedia is largely better off. - CrazyRussian talk/contribs/email 04:03, 31 May 2006 (UTC)

And YOU get the first one. Her Pegship 22:27, 27 July 2006 (UTC)


To Alai, for stub crowd control, I award the first WikiProject Stub Sorting Barnstar.

The Working Man's Barnstar

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Shifting through all the WikiStub proposals and allowing me to enrich Wiki with a needed stub category. Awarded by Bakaman 23:36, 14 August 2006 (UTC)


A Barnstar of Diligence for your efforts in sticking to the point on the Palestine-stub discussion. Cheers! Pegship 16:46, 1 November 2006 (UTC)

The Barnstar of Good Humor

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For unexpected humor when it was really needed [...]. Thanks. —Doug Bell talk 20:33, 4 March 2007 (UTC)

The Tireless Contributor Barnstar

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Wonderful work.The4532 (talk) 17:18, 11 December 2007 (UTC)

The Special Barnstar


YOU ARE SPECIAL!The4532 (talk) 17:18, 11 December 2007 (UTC)


I, Javitomad, give you this Barnstar for contributing for a better Spanish-English Wikipedia.
May 31st, 2008.

Babel and related silliness[edit]

en This user is a native speaker of English.
sco This uiser haes Scots as a mither tung.
blz-2 This user is an intermediate speaker of blazon.
fr-1 Cet utilisateur peut contribuer avec un niveau élémentaire de français.
de-1 Dieser Benutzer hat grundlegende Deutschkenntnisse.
la-1 Hic usor simplici latinitate contribuere potest.
One-ton weight.svg This user has a ton of edits.
Map of Ireland This user lives in Ireland.

This is probably being a little harsh on my French, which is merely mediocre and very rusty, and kind to my Latin and German, which are Certified Atrocious.

Category:Wikipedians in Ireland