User:Orlady/Barnstars

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Other Wikipedians have seen fit to issue me the barnstars and other trinkets in this collection.


Barnstar-atom3.png The Oak Ridge barnstar
Presented Orlady for all her great work on Oak Ridge and /Manhattan Project-related topics in hope she stays around Wikipedia and doesn't go back to dmoz! --A. B. (talk) 19:22, 12 December 2006 (UTC)
This barnstar stolen from real scientists and shamelessly modified


Working Man's Barnstar.png The Working Man's Barnstar
For tireless edit after edit after edit after... G'on - you deserve it! Natasha Amazing (talk) 09:45, 18 December 2007 (UTC)


Invisible Barnstar.png The Invisible Barnstar
To someone who is an incredible asset to the Wikipedia community in character and contributions (over 16,000 now) and receives little to no recognition. Here's to you! Eustress (talk) 17:48, 21 April 2008 (UTC)


Original Barnstar.png The Original Barnstar
The original barnstar is bestowed upon you for your remarkable efforts in the field of unaccredited schools, notably the Elim Bible Institute and Columbia State University. gidonb (talk) 19:51, 5 July 2008 (UTC)


Working Man's Barnstar.png The Working Wikipedian's Barnstar
You grabbed the ball on List of city nicknames in the United States after I had made a start on sourcing while the article was at AfD. You have diligently added sources and kept this article -- a frequent target of vandalism -- in line, making constant additions and improvements. This is just one of many articles where I have seen your patience and persistence in improving articles by the addition of reliable and verifiable sources. This honor is richly deserved. Congratulations! Alansohn (talk) 22:16, 17 November 2008 (UTC)


Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar.png The Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar
For kindly doing what was necessary (without any prodding) to get Buckskin Joe, Colorado to DYK status. Without your edits, the Wikipedia community would not have learned about this interesting piece of americana history. Truthanado (talk) 01:12, 2 December 2008 (UTC)


CopyeditorStar7.PNG The Copyeditor's Barnstar
Thanks to your efforts and others, List of Texas A&M terms is now a WP:Featured List. Thanks for all your help! — BQZip01 — talk 07:02, 11 January 2009 (UTC)

The Two Sides of the Story barnstar[edit]

Halfstar.png The Half Barnstar
There are two sides to every story ...
Starhalf.png The Half Barnstar
... always. doxTxob \ talk

Orlady, let me award you this barnstar to show my appreciation of your controversial opinions. I have combined the two halves to the Two Sides of the Story-Barnstar just for you. Please do not understand this as an insult, it is meant as a compliment and in appreciation of your efforts. Different opinions is what brings Wikipedia (and the rest of the world) forward if the controversy can be resolved in a civilized manner. The two halves combine to an entity and that is what is important. Left and right, up and down, north and south, east and west — what would one be without the other? Thank you, doxTxob \ talk 06:05, 24 February 2009 (UTC)


Barnstar of Diligence.png The Barnstar of Diligence
I'm awarding you this barnstar of diligence for your combination of extraordinary scrutiny, precision and community service to wikipedia. South Bay (talk) 03:51, 15 April 2009 (UTC)


Working Man's Barnstar.png The Working Woman's Barnstar
I award this barnstar to two fantastic lady editors JamieS93 and Orlady for their participation in vetting other contributors' DYK suggestions at Template talk:Did you know.

The high-visibility work of frequently contributing DYK articles often gets recognition, but the lower-visibility work of vetting other contributors' DYK suggestions at TT:DYK (something that makes the DYK process "go") often go unnoticed. JamieS93 and Orlady: thanks for your work that makes the DYK process "go". AdjustShift (talk) 17:18, 14 May 2009 (UTC)


Mensch5.png The Barnstar of Integrity
While participating in the DYK nom discussion of Palestinian Land Laws, Brewcrewer was amazed at your objectivity and utmost fidelity to reliable sources. He therefore decided that at the very least you are deserving of the Integrity Barnstar. brewcrewer (yada, yada) 16:53, 22 May 2009 (UTC)


Editors Barnstar.png The Editor's Barnstar
Thanks for your edits to Interoperable Communications Based Signaling. They are an excellent improvement to help our Wiki readers understand this topic. Truthanado (talk) 14:55, 29 July 2009 (UTC)


Admin Barnstar.png The Admin's Barnstar
Many thanks for the mostly thankless job of keeping articles clear of spam and other nonsense, particularly in the "askgeo-mapzones" spam case. Wikipedia is a better quality project because of hardworking Admin's like you! --Hu12 (talk) 18:35, 29 November 2009 (UTC)


Working Man's Barnstar.png The Working Woman's Barnstar
I award this barnstar to an editor who not only worked diligently to help make the Spoon River College article better, but went so far as to begin correcting a related article on student housing. In addition, she took the time to offer guidance to an newer editor to help him in his writing. When most would have simply posted a tag or banner, she got down to business by working on solving problems. IlliniGradResearch (talk) 15:59, 3 December 2009 (UTC)


Original Barnstar.png The Original Barnstar
Many thanks for your work involving state legislators-RFD (talk) 22:55, 22 May 2010 (UTC)
You have been very encouraging and helpful with the various state legislators-Thank you again-RFD (talk) 14:08, 23 May 2010 (UTC)
Little Red Schoolhouse

Nice find on that "50 Favorite Places" book. :-)--SarekOfVulcan (talk) 23:17, 5 September 2010 (UTC)

Thanks. After finding that book and adding some info to the article, I was ready to abandon the half-finished job. However, your nice compliment induced me to finish using info from that source (and a couple of other source) to expand the article. Now I've nominated it at DYK. ;-) --Orlady (talk) 04:03, 6 September 2010 (UTC)
Glad to hear it. :-) When I created the Morris article, I had no idea what the "Little Red Schoolhouse" was. Now I do. Gotta love Wikipedia.... Here, have an Eastern Barnstar. :-) --SarekOfVulcan (talk) 20:37, 6 September 2010 (UTC)
Five-pointed star with points of different colors

Recipient's note: This barnstar represents the Order of the Eastern Star and it is related to the article Eureka Masonic College -- also known as the "Little Red Schoolhouse" that is considered to be the birthplace of Eastern Star. --Orlady (talk) 22:08, 22 October 2010 (UTC)


Barnstar of Diligence.png The Barnstar of Diligence
Thanks for being so vigilant with fixing the unsubstantiated Denver related neighborhood changes. Doing a great job and just wanted to say it's appreciated! Vertigo700 (talk) 05:14, 1 November 2010 (UTC)


Dyk50CE.svg The 50 DYK Creation and Expansion Medal
Please accept this medal for your outstanding work on American topics, putting 50 newly created and expanded articles on the Main page by introducing each one with a hook shown on the "Did you know" section. Wikipedia benefits from your contributions, and the world's fund of knowledge grows that much larger. Congratulations! Binksternet (talk) 04:18, 28 April 2011 (UTC)


Dyk25N.svg The 25 DYK Nomination Medal
After nominating a bunch of other people's articles for DYK this past week, I have gained a much greater appreciation of the many challenges of nominating other's articles for DYK. Therefore, I award you this 25 DYK nomination medal, with the utmost admiration for your efforts to encourage other users on DYK. OCNative (talk) 12:40, 29 June 2011 (UTC)


SpecialBarnstar.png The Special Barnstar
During disussions on the talk page for Wikipedia:A Primer for newcomers you shared some wonderful insights that I was able to incorporate into the essay. I am grateful for your assistance and hope that WP:NewbieGuide will be of benefit to newcomers for years to come. Schmidt, MICHAEL Q. 06:03, 16 August 2011 (UTC)


Nuclear Barnstar.png The Nuclear Barnstar
For your contributions to the featured article candidacy of the Manhattan Project Hawkeye7 (talk) 03:45, 23 August 2011 (UTC)


Minor Barnstar Hires.png The Minor barnstar
Hi Orlady, this barnstar is for all those exquisite minor edits you do, especially what you did for Garageland so it could be featured at DYK. Thanks! - benzband (talk) 09:58, 3 December 2011 (UTC)

Thanks, really :) ~ benzband (talk) 09:59, 3 December 2011 (UTC)


Minor Barnstar Hires.png The Minor barnstar
Thank you for all your work helping to get Caerthillian to Kennack through DYK! Cheers, Zangar (talk) 13:40, 7 December 2011 (UTC)


A drink for you![edit]

There used to be a bottle of Jack Daniel's here; now we can only admire the shelf display A TN-approved beverage for Orlady
Thanks for all your work at DYK! Drmies (talk) 14:48, 21 December 2011 (UTC)


Kindness Barnstar Hires.png The Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar
Thanks so much for your input to Somewhere I Have Never Traveled. It's important to me, but I just have not paid the attention to it I should. :- ) DCS 19:47, 16 February 2012 (UTC)


Copyeditor Barnstar Hires.png The Copyeditor's Barnstar
Nice work on the Kestenbaum page. Math321 (talk) 19:13, 21 February 2012 (UTC)


Cornflower blue Yogo sapphire.jpg support
Thank you stepping in wherever you see that you are needed, and that is a lot: translation, improvement of wording, understanding, and now coming to the rescue of an article a fighter for Human rights left us, --Gerda Arendt (talk) 07:40, 4 March 2012 (UTC)


Happy International Women's Day
8marta.jpg Award for a great woman
On the internet no one knows if you're a dog, but I think you're of the female persuasion. Against kitchen slavery, and for women's writing: this award presented to a deserving woman. Drmies (talk) 16:26, 8 March 2012 (UTC)
Seconded by myself, Orlady. The wiki would be much less without you. The Interior (Talk) 16:35, 8 March 2012 (UTC)


Precious
Cornflower blue Yogo sapphire.jpg support
Thank you stepping in wherever you see that you are needed, and that is a lot: translation, improvement of wording, understanding, and now coming to the rescue of an article a fighter for Human rights left us, --Gerda Arendt (talk) 07:40, 4 March 2012 (UTC)


DYK Noms-de-50-plumes
Dyk50N.svg The 50 DYK Nomination Medal
Congratulations are in order! You have passed the mark of nominating 50 new articles, created or expanded by others, to be mentioned in the "Did You Know?" section of the Main page. This commendable work helps to recognize the efforts of others, and I believe it helps grow the encyclopedia. Excellent! Binksternet (talk) 23:51, 17 March 2012 (UTC)


Dogging Peter Orno
Bloodhound-Female.jpg Bloodhound Barnstar
For unraveling the mystery of Peter Orno.  Kiefer.Wolfowitz 22:19, 18 March 2012 (UTC)


Baklava - Turkish special, 80-ply.JPEG Thanks so much for your efforts on Somewhere I Have Never Traveled. I was a virgin, and you were so kind. :- ) DCS 18:15, 20 March 2012 (UTC)


Barnstar of Diligence Hires.png The Barnstar of Diligence
For your persistence in improving the Elizabeth Potts article. Rosiestep (talk) 03:27, 4 June 2012 (UTC)


Barnstar of Diligence Hires.png The Barnstar of Diligence
Nice save on St. Mark's Pro-Cathedral (Hastings, Nebraska) for DYK! Thanks for cleaning up the paraphrasing. Cmprince (talk) 23:00, 17 July 2012 (UTC)


Special Barnstar Hires.png The Special Barnstar
This Barnstar is to acknowledge your ongoing support, particularly in having Timber Creek, Northern Territory promoted to DYK and editorial decisions to maintain the quality of the article. Thanks! Dfadden (talk) 12:38, 25 July 2012 (UTC)


Main Barnstar Hires.png The Main Page Barnstar
For Orlady, to recognize her tireless efforts to improve nominated articles for the "Did You Know" section of the Main Page. You are irreplaceable. The Interior (Talk) 16:08, 6 August 2012 (UTC)


Wildlife Barnstar (V5) Alt.png The Fauna Barnstar
For going way beyond the call of duty in getting Brevipalpus phoenicis to DYK top spot. That whole article is worth it just for the great image. Thank you so much. Anna Frodesiak (talk) 14:32, 2 September 2012 (UTC)


Barnstar of Diligence Hires.png The Barnstar of Diligence
For your hard work in making sure articles covered by WP:BLP really do meet the standard necessary --Demiurge1000 (talk) 18:04, 11 September 2012 (UTC)


Mind the gap1.png Mind the Gap Award
Dearest Orlady, thank you for all of your recent work on women-related categories and for creating the Betty Bumpers article. Your contributions are highly appreciated. Gobōnobo + c 09:49, 16 October 2012 (UTC)


Tireless Contributor Barnstar Hires.gif The Tireless Contributor Barnstar
I, Kaldari, hereby award Orlady the Tireless Contributor Barnstar for passing 75,000 edits. You make the rest of us look like slackers! Kaldari (talk) 12:24, 26 November 2012 (UTC)


Barnstar of Diligence Hires.png The Barnstar of Diligence
To Orlady, who always tackles the hard jobs at DYK when I ask her to help, and is willing to give guidance and assistance to someone who still feels new sometimes. Thank you very much for all you do. BlueMoonset (talk) 22:16, 15 December 2012 (UTC)


Barnstar of Diligence Hires.png The Barnstar of Diligence
For being the one person to take the time to show me some of the Wikipedia Esoterica that nobody ever took the trouble to show me, even when I asked them. That is Diligence. I've been editing Wikipedia for years, and there are still a good many things that I do not know. thank you for taking a moment to really teach. You are a GEM. --Sue Rangell 22:19, 19 December 2012 (UTC)


Happy New Year
A longevity barnstar.
Wishing you the Peace of the season and prosperity in the New Year. Thanks for your help. 7&6=thirteen () 00:33, 30 December 2012 (UTC)}


Editors Barnstar Hires.png The Editor's Barnstar
There was no teaching Barnstar, per se, but I wanted to say thanks. WV counties is a FL now, and that could NOT have happened without your help, and yes, your teaching me the ropes, MANY thanks! Coal town guy (talk) 21:32, 19 February 2013 (UTC)


Precious again
Cornflower blue Yogo sapphire.jpg

support
Thank you stepping in wherever you see that you are needed, and that is a lot: translation, improvement of wording, understanding, and now coming to the rescue of an article a fighter for Human rights left us, - repeating: you are an awesome Wikipedian!

--Gerda Arendt (talk) 07:40, 4 March 2012 (UTC)


A DYK Centurion
Dyk100CE.svg The 100 DYK Creation and Expansion Medal
Well its a real pleasure to award this to you Orlady. As a stalwart of the DYK project you will know that 100 DYKs are not easy and you have also nominated nearly 70 articles belonging to others - well done. Lots of schools, colleges, women and the occasional fungus have added to the communal wealth. Can I thank you on behalf of myself, the DYK project and the wiki. Victuallers (talk) 11:58, 23 March 2013 (UTC)


WikiProject Wisconsin Barnstar.png The WikiProject Wisconsin Barnstar
Many thanks for helping out with various articles about Wisconsin!RFD (talk) 14:21, 4 May 2013 (UTC)


Working Man's Barnstar Hires.png The Working Woman's Barnstar
Thank you very much for all of your help and research with improving my Historical racial and ethnic demographics of the United States article. It appears (as you said) that you spent a lot of time helping me, and for this I am very grateful. Futurist110 (talk) 02:11, 22 May 2013 (UTC)


Barnstar of Integrity Hires.png The Barnstar of Integrity
For your support during the recent unpleasantness. PumpkinSky talk 22:35, 16 June 2013 (UTC)


Science2.png Research Participation Barnstar
Excellent work finding hard-to-find sources. Impressed.Tomwsulcer (talk) 03:44, 25 June 2013 (UTC)


Peace Barnstar Hires.png The Barnstar of Diplomacy
While on recent changes patrol, I ran across your messages to Jesus Lover0000. I found your patience, thoroughness, and friendliness to be an exemplary way to help a new user. In recognition of these outstanding contributions to Wikipedia I hereby award you the Barnstar of Diplomacy. 78.26 (I'm no IP, talk to me!) 15:18, 1 July 2013 (UTC)


Civility Barnstar Hires.png The Civility Barnstar
Do you think there should be a NRHP for this? If so, you are the resident Coal town guy (talk) 19:29, 12 July 2013 (UTC)


Kindness Barnstar Hires.png The Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar
I hereby award the "Random Acts of Kindness" Barnstar to you for your excellence in working with a new contributor at Talk:Tractor Supply Company. You did a great job of explaining how referencing and images work while using plain language. Royalbroil 03:33, 17 July 2013 (UTC)


Civility Barnstar Hires.png The Civility Barnstar
Thank you for dropping by my talk page, Orlady. I got a statistic for you: you're number one! Drmies (talk) 04:07, 2 August 2013 (UTC)


Kazandibi, Skoplje, Makedonija.JPG Kazandibi
Thank you for your everything you do to keep wikipedia a better place.--Antidiskriminator (talk) 16:34, 12 August 2013 (UTC)


50,000 NRHP sites illustrated
NatRegStar2.png WikiProject National Register of Historic Places Award
For helping WP:NRHP to illustrate 50,000 historic sites. Keep up the good work!
Smallbones(smalltalk) 14:27, 14 August 2013 (UTC)


Barnstar of Humour Hires.png The Barnstar of Good Humor
Well, I liked the humour at WT:DYK, even if Blethering Scot did not! I can't really attest that you "consistently lighten the mood", but you made me laugh in amongst a string of petty attempts to dodge the blame, so I think you deserve this regardless. Harrias talk 20:33, 25 September 2013 (UTC)