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I am Dr. Allen Smith. Sorry, I don't have time to write another webpage on myself, so please see http://www.drallensmith.org/; do not use this to contact me off-wiki for Wikipedia matters, although you can email me via Wikipedia. (If anyone's wondering about all the alma maters, my undergraduate degree is from Earlham; I took some classes at the University of South Alabama (not precisely my alma mater, admittedly...); my doctorate is from a joint program of UMNDJ and Rutgers University.)

One thing that I should mention for full disclosure: I am an adjunct professor at Gloucester County College (GCC). I'm not paid to do things on Wikipedia, however, nor do I expect to be!

Some Wikipedia activities

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Awards/similar

Technical

Brilliant Idea Barnstar Hires.png What a Brilliant Idea Barnstar
This barnstar is awarded to Allens in appreciation of the magnificent barnstars program, which will significantly reduce the effort and human error in closing future GOCE drives and awarding barnstars. Thank you. Stfg (talk) 10:33, 7 June 2012 (UTC)

Blush. Quite welcome, and thank you! Allens (talk | contribs) 10:38, 7 June 2012 (UTC)

Vitruvian Barnstar Hires.png The Technical Barnstar
For your help with STiki. Both on the tool and constructive discussions on STiki talk page, Thanks DℬigXray 14:34, 10 June 2012 (UTC)

Thanks for noticing the milestone Face-smile.svg--DℬigXray 14:35, 10 June 2012 (UTC)

Quite welcome, and thanks for the barnstar! Allens (talk | contribs) 10:32, 11 June 2012 (UTC)

Hello Doc: Just wanted to stop by to congratulate and thank you. I will put this little symbol of respect here, and let you move it to your User Page if you so desire. Great working with you. See you around!

Vitruvian Barnstar.png The da Vinci Barnstar
For your dedication in creating an impressive and important new Bot for the Guild and project: Cliff (a/k/a "Uploadvirus") (talk) 12:40, 12 June 2012 (UTC)

With warmest regards: Cliff (a/k/a "Uploadvirus") (talk) 12:40, 12 June 2012 (UTC)

Quite welcome, and thanks for the barnstar! Currently, it isn't quite a Bot yet - I run it manually - but I do plan for it eventually to be one, along with one or two other programs. Allens (talk | contribs) 13:28, 12 June 2012 (UTC)

Copyediting

Copyedit Barnstar Hires.png Copy Editor's Barnstar
This barnstar is awarded to Allens for copy editing 62 articles to a total of 46,916 words during the Guild of Copy Editors March 2012 Backlog Elimination Drive. Thank you for this great work, for your much appreciated pre-vetting of articles, and for the help you've given to other editors. --Stfg (talk) 19:39, 2 April 2012 (UTC)
Goce silver barnstar.png Leaderboard Award – Number articles edited – 2nd Place
This Guild of Copy Editors Silver Award is awarded to Allens for copy editing 62 articles during the Guild of Copy Editors March 2012 GOCE drive. Congratulations on winning this prestigious award. Thank you for your efforts. --Stfg (talk) 19:39, 2 April 2012 (UTC)
Goce silver barnstar.png Leaderboard Award – Number of 5k articles edited – 3rd Place
This Guild of Copy Editors Silver Award is awarded to Allens for copy editing 5 articles of 5000 words or more during the Guild of Copy Editors March 2012 GOCE drive. Congratulations on winning this prestigious award. Thank you for your efforts. --Stfg (talk) 19:39, 2 April 2012 (UTC)
Goce silver barnstar.png Leaderboard Award – Number of words edited – 5th Place
This Guild of Copy Editors Silver Award is awarded to Allens for copy editing articles to a total of 46,916 words during the Guild of Copy Editors March 2012 GOCE drive. Congratulations on winning this prestigious award. Thank you for your efforts. --Stfg (talk) 19:39, 2 April 2012 (UTC)
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This barnstar is awarded to Allens for copy editing Richelieu class battleship (12,844 words) during the Guild of Copy Editors March 2012 backlog elimination drive. Thank you for taking on this major task. --Stfg (talk) 19:39, 2 April 2012 (UTC)
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Thanks for helping the article improve to FA standards by your copyedit, restructuring of the lead para and constructive criticism on the talk  ! --Redtigerxyz Talk 17:54, 17 April 2012 (UTC)
Quite welcome - sorry I wasn't able to do more, but as I said your writing style is pretty similar to mine already... Good job and congrats on it! Allens (talk | contribs) 17:58, 17 April 2012 (UTC)
No need of a sorry. Will bother you well in advance before my next FAC ;) --Redtigerxyz Talk 18:00, 17 April 2012 (UTC)
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Thanks for your help with Port Chester, New York! Tow Trucker talk 06:03, 26 April 2012 (UTC)

Oh. Quite welcome; happy to help! Allens (talk | contribs) 08:20, 26 April 2012 (UTC)

Copyeditor Barnstar Hires.png The Copyeditor's Barnstar
For your help on George Went Hensley. Mark Arsten (talk) 03:34, 8 February 2012 (UTC)
Blink. Thank you! (And quite welcome - interesting article!)
Allens (talk) 03:37, 8 February 2012 (UTC)
Original Barnstar Hires.png The Original Barnstar
for Joseph Michel among others, thanks In ictu oculi (talk) 00:26, 1 March 2012 (UTC)
Blink. Thank you, and quite welcome! I'm currently working on fixing the incorrectly added German link.
Allens (talk | contribs) 00:33, 1 March 2012 (UTC)
Original Barnstar.png The Original Barnstar
Thanks for your help, especially for thorough copyediting and pointing out what needs clarifying in Adriatic Sea - making its prose worthy of a GA! Tomobe03 (talk) 10:19, 17 May 2012 (UTC)
Quite welcome; congrats! Allens (talk | contribs) 10:51, 17 May 2012 (UTC)
Copyedit Barnstar Hires.png Copy Editor's Barnstar
This barnstar is awarded to Allens for copy editing 32 articles to a total of 42,258 words during the Guild of Copy Editors May 2012 Backlog Elimination Drive. Thank you for this and for all you did to make the drive a success. --Stfg (talk) 08:55, 2 June 2012 (UTC)
Goce silver barnstar.png Leaderboard Award – Number of 5k articles edited – 4th Place
This Leaderboard Award is awarded to Allens for copy editing 5 articles of 5000 words or more during the Guild of Copy Editors May 2012 GOCE drive. Congratulations on winning this prestigious award. Thank you for your efforts. --Stfg (talk) 08:55, 2 June 2012 (UTC)
Goce silver barnstar.png Leaderboard Award – Number articles edited – 5th Place
This Leaderboard Award is awarded to Allens for copy editing 32 articles during the Guild of Copy Editors May 2012 GOCE drive. Congratulations on winning this prestigious award. Thank you for your efforts. --Stfg (talk) 08:55, 2 June 2012 (UTC)
CopyeditorStar10k.PNG The 10k Copy Edit Barnstar
This barnstar is awarded to Allens for copy editing Global storm activity of mid 2010 (10,818 words) during the Guild of Copy Editors May 2012 backlog elimination drive. Thank you for taking on this major task. --Stfg (talk) 14:30, 2 June 2012 (UTC)

Misc

Original Barnstar Hires.png The Original Barnstar
Figured I would send this to you now, due to your efforts with GCC. Thanks and much appreciated. Tinton5 (talk) 04:34, 8 November 2011 (UTC)
Barnstar of Reversion Hires.png The Anti-Vandalism Barnstar
Hello, This is for all of your work against vandalism, keep up the good work. Thank You! :-) -- ɑηsuмaη ʈ ᶏ ɭ Ϟ 10:25, 15 May 2012 (UTC)
Quite welcome; thanks for the barnstar! Allens (talk | contribs) 10:28, 15 May 2012 (UTC)
Special Barnstar Hires.png The Special Barnstar
Thank you very much for your guidance and help in improving the Dhenkanal district and Dhenkanal, India articles.Karan1974 (talk) 03:39, 8 May 2012 (UTC)

Non-barnstars

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