User:Kierant

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en This user is a native speaker of the English language.
enANY This user is pro-choice for different types of English and is against the Americanization of Wikipedia.
ru-1 Этот участник владеет русским языком на начальном уровне.
sq-1 Ky përdorues mund të kuptojë gjuhën shqipe në një nivel fillestar.
1337-0 This user has no idea what 1337 is and/or prefers to contribute using proper words
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Introduction[edit]

Hello. This page contains decreasing amounts of information over time, as I consider myself, as a Wikipedian, rather less important than my edits. But I get curious about other editors, so it'd be hypocritical to say nothing at all.

Recommendations[edit]

Here are a few bits of suggested reading for everybody working on any collaborative online project, but especially this one...

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Declarations of interest[edit]

London - The Royal Society of Arts.jpg This user is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.


Silly stuff[edit]

Tireless Contributor Barnstar.gif The Tireless Contributor Barnstar
Superb and constant edits to the Brighton pages
Ukbn2 17:15, 20 January 2007 (UTC)

Security[edit]

Committed identity: e5d62199635c1df04e870cbed41fea6988d69ad7a7cef03f106090e03ffde46f1953798d5d2e498c2d5a5143d006ac2228596b29ca4775ccbdc55fb4a89e513d is an SHA-512 commitment to this user's real-life identity.

And finally[edit]

enANY This user is pro-choice for different types of English and is against the Americanization of Wikipedia.


Just to further explain my use of this box up there in the babel list. If creating a British topic, I use British English; I respect U.S. topics by using U.S. English there (and indeed Canadian topics by using Canadian English; hence my avoiding the term "American English"...). This is in-keeping with current guidelines, presuming they've not been messed around with again recently. Although I disagree strongly with recommendations that the choice should be predicated on the initial editor; it should be dictated by the locale of the topic. I will be very grateful to other editors who also respect the guidelines, employ common sense, and refrain from "fixing" the variant of English without valid reason.