User:Canadian Paul

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About Canadian Paul[edit]

Canadian Paul's Collection
Flag of Canada (leaf).svgThis user is a citizen of Canada.
Maple Leaf (from roundel).svgThis user is a member of
WikiProject Canada.
Flag of Ukraine.svgThis user is of
Ukrainian ancestry.


Coat of Arms of Russian Empire.svg This user is a proud descendant of Ukrainian Cossacks.


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Orichalcum Editor Star.
I'm an awesome Wikipedian!
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UCSDThis user is an alumnus of the
University of California,
San Diego
ERCThis UCSD alumnus attended
Eleanor Roosevelt College.
ΦΒΚThis user is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
BSThis user has a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Science.
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Texas Longhorns
MAThis user has a Master of Arts degree in Middle Eastern Studies.
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People I Knew/Know With Wikipedia Articles[edit]

Close encounters of the Wikipedia kind:

Charles Bronson (cut in front of me in a hot dog line at my junior high school), Lance Pitlick (ran into him during a tour of Ottawa – and he signed the 1997-1998 Senators Team Picture), Cam Ward (my cousin sold his house while I worked at his office), Ruth Klüger (at an invitational dinner), Moving Units, Rooney and The Format (I've done logistics for their concerts at UCSD), Michael Craig Hillmann (faculty/grad school mixers at UT), William Powers, Jr. (spoke with him briefly at graduate student event at UT), William S. Livingston (had a fifteen minute conversation with him at the same event), David Buss (turns out that he's the father of one of my long-time friends), Kevin Martin (got to shake his hand and congratulate his gold medal win after we shared a flight to Edmonton), David Dorward (met him at a charity golf tournament), Brooklyn Lee (do you really want to know?), Penn & Teller (Vegas of course!), Nimrod Shapira Bar-Or (sat in front of my wife on a flight), James Rolfe (at the screening of his movie), Deborah Hertz (history department events), Steve Ballmer (at a wedding), John Leguizamo (front row seats at one of his shows), Zeina Mina (presented at the same conference as me), Bob Miller (baseball, born 1926) (turns out he's the father of a family friend), Sherif El-Erian (during the course of my doctoral research).

I'm not related to anyone famous, but apparently Doug Main is my mother's mother's sister's son's wife's mother's sister's daughter's husband's father, which makes us absolutely nothing, in case you were wondering.

Top 15 Favourite Movies[edit]

An always-changing list, but here's the current status.

  1. From Dusk Till Dawn
  2. Tremors
  3. Planet of Dinosaurs
  4. The Langoliers
  5. Pulp Fiction
  6. Die Hard 2
  7. Hudson Hawk
  8. John Carpenter's Vampires
  9. The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  10. Spaceballs
  11. Alien
  12. The Final Cut
  13. Maximum Overdrive
  14. It
  15. The Running Man

Favourite Song[edit]

A tie between Life's Been Good from the Joe Walsh album But Seriously Folks and P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) from the Michael Jackson album Thriller. Depends on my mood.

Favourite Games[edit]

While I'm pretending that people care. I'm a retro gamer, what can I say?

  1. Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen
  2. Dungeon Keeper
  3. Exile III: Ruined World
  4. Fantasy General

Wikipedia Related Stuff[edit]

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edit·history·watch·refresh Stock post message.svg To-do list for User:Canadian Paul:

Create: Viola Stimpson, Emile Monkau, Zillwood March [1]
Clean up: Deadly Rooms of Death, The Last Eichhof, Dune II, Knights of Xentar, Mystic Towers
Expand: Antonio Chocano, Wally Denny, John C. Zimmerman Sr., Mack B. Stokes, M. Harvey Taylor, Howard B. Lee, User:Canadian Paul/Hockey, George W. Clarke (Washington politician), Steve Douglas (sportscaster), Alberto Jammaron, Luther Saxon, Don Heap, Mary Holda













Pages created or developed by Canadian Paul[edit]

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Decorations[edit]

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User:Canadian Paul has been identified as an Awesome Wikipedian,
and therefore, I've officially declared today as Canadian Paul's day!
For being such a beautiful person and great Wikipedian,
enjoy being the Star of the day, dear Canadian Paul!

Peace,
Rlevse
00:04, 21 September 2009 (UTC)

A record of your Day will always be kept here.

Congratulations to Canadian Paul on being awarded the standard triple crown, for a trio of audited work on wikipedia. Keep up the good work! Cheers, Casliber (talk · contribs) 16:30, 20 May 2012 (UTC)
Wikipedia:WikiProject Saskatchewan
                      WikiProject Saskatchewan Barnstar
WikiProject Saskatchewan barnstars are the official award for outstanding, extensive, high-quality, or generally valued contributions to WikiProject Saskatchewan Or they can be awarded by anyone, to anyone who has showed significant efforts to improve WikiProject Saskatchewan.

Awesome work on SK articles, Thank you! SriMesh | talk 04:00, 9 September 2007 (UTC)

BarnstarCVG.png The VG Barnstar
Because, hey, getting an article about a twenty-year-old video game to GA-status isn't the easiest of things to do on Wikipedia. Una LagunaTalk 16:10, 30 September 2007 (UTC)
GA Award.png The Good Article Medal of Merit
Congratulations, I have chosen you as my GAN Reviewer of the Week for the week ending 13th October 2007. Epbr123 13:29, 14 October 2007 (UTC)
GA Award.png The Good Article Medal of Merit
Congratulations, I have chosen you as my GAN Reviewer of the Week for the week ending 20th October 2007. Epbr123 15:15, 21 October 2007 (UTC)
Missing barnstar.jpg The Super Hidden Barnstar
This user has found Macys123's secret hidden sub page!
GA Award.png The Good Article Medal of Merit
Congratulations, I have chosen you as my GAN Reviewer of the Week for the week ending 27th October 2007. Epbr123 12:00, 28 October 2007 (UTC)
A Barnstar!
The Golden Maple Leaf

For your patience and dedication in going over (and over) the WP:CANADA assesments, I offer you this golden maple leaf. Keep up the good work. --Qyd (talk) 21:17, 17 November 2007 (UTC)
Original Barnstar.png The Original Barnstar
Nice work with your improvements on Moses Hardy! The article now qualifies as B-class, and, with further work, it could go even farther. Here’s a barnstar! Green caterpillar (talk) 01:44, 15 December 2007 (UTC)
Working Man's Barnstar.png The Working Man's Barnstar
I, Darwinek, hereby award you this barnstar for your hard work during the 2008 Olympic Games. Your devoted work in updating and categorizing Olympic articles helped me a lot. Darwinek (talk) 10:16, 26 August 2008 (UTC)
Deathstar award.png Death Star
This Death Star award is for all your hard work on the recent deaths pages. Kiwipat (talk) 23:09, 10 January 2009 (UTC)
The Wikignome Award The Wikignome Award
For correctly categorising tenths of WWI veterans and helping Magioladitis when he had no time to fix this. -- Magioladitis (talk) 09:47, 21 November 2009 (UTC)
Dyk25CE.svg The 25 DYK Creation and Expansion Medal
Congratulations for getting your name up on the board at the DYK creations and expansions list. Good going! Binksternet (talk) 22:24, 27 February 2010 (UTC)
GA Sweeps Medal.png
On behalf of Wikiproject Good Articles, I would like to express our gratitude to you for your contributions to the Sweeps process, for which you completed 29 reviews. Completion of this monstrous task has proven to be a significant accomplishment not only for our project, but for Wikipedia. As a token of our sincere appreciation, please accept this ribbon. Lara 14:08, 27 March 2010 (UTC)
GA Award.png The Good Article Reviewer's Medal of Merit
For reviewing 30 good article nominations during the April 2010 GAN backlog elimination drive, I hereby present you The Good Article Reviewer's Medal of Merit. Congratulations! Wizardman Operation Big Bear 23:17, 5 May 2010 (UTC)
GA Award.png The Good Article Reviewer's Medal of Merit
For reviewing 20 or more Good article nominations during this past March 2011 GA backlog elimination drive, I hereby award you The Good Article Reviewer's Medal of Merit. Great job! –MuZemike 17:35, 13 April 2011 (UTC)
Original Barnstar Hires.png The Original Barnstar
Hi, thank you for adding links for accurate death information on the pro-football players. Tnspro (talk) 05:06, 27 October 2011 (UTC)
Original Barnstar Hires.png The Original Barnstar
Just to let you know I appreciate the expedient and thorough review of Ellie Cole. JJ Harrison (talk) 22:35, 8 July 2012 (UTC)
SuperiorContentReviewScribe.png The Order of the Superior Scribe of Wikipedia   
Your recognition for 25 GA reviews at the last June-July GAN Review Round. Regards. — ΛΧΣ21 03:55, 3 October 2012 (UTC)
Barnstar of Diligence Hires.png The Barnstar of Diligence
For reporting VIAF errors. Read the VIAFbot debriefing blog post. Maximilianklein (talk) 22:40, 5 December 2012 (UTC)
Dyk50CE.svg The 50 DYK Creation and Expansion Medal
So fifty DYKs - thats not so easy - its three years since you had a 25DYK but so many barnstars!. All those sporting articles and many of them about the Olympics and some about people, sometimes both and sometimes just a random subject. And you have such a nationalistic tag Paul but you seem to hit the sporting map with a pin - nice. If you have done 50 DYKs then you have probably nominated another 50 articles so that is a 100 that you have helped with. So thank you again and if you have enjoyed this award then pass it on to another of our contributors. Thanks from me and the wiki. Victuallers (talk) 18:55, 20 August 2013 (UTC)
Olympicstar4.png The Olympics Barnstar
I, Newyorkadam, hereby grant The Olympics Star barnstar to Canadian Paul for his fantastic re-write of Egypt at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Newyorkadam (talk) 02:36, 12 December 2013 (UTC)Newyorkadam
Original Barnstar Hires.png The Original Barnstar
Great working with you. Have a great holiday season and a wonderful new year. Quis separabit? 19:56, 22 December 2016 (UTC)


Special Barnstar Hires.png The Special Barnstar
Thanks for writing John Henderson and promoting it to the Main Page. Hook 'em! ComputerJA () 15:22, 27 April 2017 (UTC)
Tireless Contributor Barnstar Hires.gif The Tireless Contributor Barnstar
For all your excellent work on deceased Olympians. Thank you once again for your work in this area of WP. Lugnuts Fire Walk with Me 10:21, 18 November 2017 (UTC)