User:Gyrofrog

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About me[edit]

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Interested parties may wish to visit my website, Gyrofrog Communications.

In January 2012, I completed a Wikipedia Signpost interview about WikiProject Jazz.

Some articles I've started[edit]

Many of these involved little effort on my part. This is more of an indicator as to where my interests lie, in case anyone's curious.

Awards[edit]

Gyrofrog is presented this Africa Award for his excellent contributions to Africa-related articles, particularly his work on East Africa-related coverage. Presented by Dvyost from the Africa-related regional notice board
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For warning my ip for its persistant vandalism.—Phoenix-wiki 21:43, 3 January 2008 (UTC)


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You are hereby awarded the citation barnstar for your extraordinary (and expensive) efforts on digging out sources for the Kerry Wendell Thornley article, arriving to the point of paying a subscription to the The Atlanta Journal-Constitution magazine just to be able to cite the only sources that could support his existance as a real person. Enric Naval (talk) 08:41, 26 March 2008 (UTC)


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For your vigilant work and efforts over the last few years on the Eritrean–Ethiopian War article. -- PBS (talk) 10:27, 9 January 2011 (UTC)


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Such a marvelous contributions for creating Wikipedia the wonderful place for everyone your edits are amazing, I highly appreciated your work for Wikipedia therefore I would like to award you with a The Tireless Contributor Barnstar. I wish we will have more editors like you in our Wikipedia Family. --Faizanalivarya (talk) 20:25, 4 January 2012 (UTC)

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Useful stuff[edit]

"Only a primitive would believe a word of Wikipedia." -- Tom Wolfe[1]

  • 10th ed. {{cite book|last1 = Cook|first1 = Richard|author-link1 = Richard Cook (journalist)|last2= Morton | first2=Brian | author-link2 = Brian Morton (Scottish writer)|title = The Penguin Jazz Guide: The History of the Music in the 1001 Best Albums |origyear = 1992|edition = 10th | series = [[The Penguin Guide to Jazz]]|year = 2010|publisher = Penguin|location = New York|isbn = 978-0-14-104831-4|pages = xxx}}
  • 9th ed. {{cite book|last1 = Cook|first1 = Richard|author-link1 = Richard Cook (journalist)|last2= Morton | first2=Brian | author-link2 = Brian Morton (Scottish writer)|title = The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings|origyear = 1992|edition = 9th|series = [[The Penguin Guide to Jazz]]|year = 2008|publisher = Penguin|location = New York|isbn = 978-0-14-103401-0|pages = xxx}}
  • 8th ed.: {{cite book|last1 = Cook|first1 = Richard|author-link1 = Richard Cook (journalist)|last2= Morton | first2=Brian | author-link2 = Brian Morton (Scottish writer)|title = The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings|origyear = 1992|edition = 9th|series = [[The Penguin Guide to Jazz]]|year = 2008|publisher = Penguin|location = New York|isbn = 978-0-14-103401-0|pages = = xxx}}
  • All Music Guide to Jazz (1st ed.): {{Citation | last=Wynn | first=Ron | authorlink=Ron Wynn | editor=[[Ron Wynn]] | others=M. Erlewine, V. Bogdanov | year=1994 | title=[[All Music Guide to Jazz]] | place=San Francisco | publisher=Miller Freeman | page=xxx | isbn=0-87930-308-5}}
  • Cadence Magazine
  • (old) {{cite journal | last= | first= | year= | month= | title= | journal=[[Cadence Magazine]] | volume= | issue= | pages= | publisher=Cadnor Ltd. | location=[[Redwood, New York|Redwood, NY]] | issn=01626973 }}
  • (new) {{cite journal | last= | first= | year= | month= | title= | journal=[[Cadence Magazine]] | volume= | issue= | pages= | publisher=Cadence Media LLC | location=[[Portland, Oregon|Portland, OR]] | issn=01626973 }}
  • [[Wikipedia talk:Neutral point of view/Archive 42#Isn't it iconic?|Isn't it iconic?]]
  • [[Wikipedia:Reliable_sources/Noticeboard/Archive_179#Ethiopianorthodox.org]]
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