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Welcome to Urbanrenewal...if I don't get back to you right away it is not intentional...


J Costas Article-DUDE QUIT USIN INCORRECT INFORMATION FROM THE SHAREHOLDER REPORT>>THAT REPORT CLEARLY STATES IF YOU TOOK THE TIME TO READ IT THAT ONLY SUBPRIME WRITE DOWNS ARE ADDRESSED

I disagree with your reasoning. All my edit did was highlight that DRCM employees dispute the figure. Zaki's book outlines this as does your summary of what is out there. As a former DRCM employee I can state with 100% confidence that we dispute that figure. Also if you read the shareholder report it only outlines sub prime losses and does not include profitable strategies such as CRE which made over 200 mil in the first half of 2007!

Former DRCM Trader —Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.29.77.60 (talk) 15:19, 6 September 2010 (UTC)

Thanks for Unblocking[edit]

Thanks for removing the block. I would like to get your advice on how I should have handled the situation differently. As you can imagine it was a fairly frustrating interaction and I was not getting a lot of help when I reached out on the noticeboards. Then to get blocked after I flagged the issue on the incidents noticeboard was obviously not what I had expected. |► ϋrбanяeneωaℓTALK ◄| 14:31, 3 September 2010 (UTC)

Sure. Sandstein and Phil were right - it was a bit harsh, but an EW is an EW. The real answer is to pursue WP:DR. The unofficial and more-or-less frowned upon answer is to ping an admin and ask for assistance, but many folks do that because it is often effective.
You're a solid contributor. Edit warring is the one thing that frequently trips up even our best. I'm sure if you look into my history before I became an admin, you could find a few that I was involved in myself. If you find yourself doing the same thing more than twice, you really need to stop and figure out another plan of action.
Let me know if I can be of assistance. Cheers. Toddst1 (talk) 15:00, 3 September 2010 (UTC)
Thanks, it's a first for me. I guess my other question is tomorrow if the other editor goes back and removes the image what is the right way to proceed at that point? |► ϋrбanяeneωaℓTALK ◄| 15:19, 3 September 2010 (UTC)
Bring it to the attention of one of the admins that commented on your block, me or go back to ANI stating that the edit war has continued. If you bring it to ANI, I would remove the {{resolved}} tag from the existing thread and move the thread down to the bottom adding your comment. Do not revert the edit to the article. I'm moving this entire thread here from my talk page as it would probably be more useful to anyone else looking at the problem if the EW continues. Cheers. Toddst1 (talk) 17:31, 3 September 2010 (UTC)
I'm the other editor who was blocked. I was blocked for repeatedly removing this photo, which has not been established is in the public domain. My question: Should the photo remain on the page? The other editor describes me as a new editor. (July 2008. Does that make me new? Or necessarily in the wrong?) He says I was uncivil, but the thread of edits on these pages shows nothing uncivil. Persistent, yes. But my edits were made in good faith, and I accepted my block gracefully and without protest. But I'm not clear on this: What to do now about that photo? Why do we allow it to remain if, as editor PhilKnight says, "I haven't been able to establish when it was published." You may see why a (newer) editor would be confused why all this is being discussed in the context of "disruptive image removal" instead of "disruptive image posting"? I removed the photo because its copyright status is not clear; the experienced editor reposted it, saying it was probably OK. I removed it and asked for evidence; he removed it and said it was clearly OK. Yes, we both were guilty of edit warring. But what I don't understand is, while the photo's legal status is in dispute, why is it allowed to remain? Should we not err on the side of following the copyright law? The user Urbanrenewal does not have any evidence of a publication date for this photo -- he is guessing that it "must have been" published at a certain time, because it was taken then. When it was taken is not the test, right? Now, down to brass tacks: Is the proper course for me to take to mark this photo for deletion from Wikipedia? If so, how? I see the note above referring to WP:CSD#G12, but at that page I don't understand what exactly one should do. I'm afraid to remove the photo, because that would be edit warring. (Meanwhile, the editor who disagrees is free to re-post the photo?) Thank you for your suggestions.BlackberryHacks (talk) 05:35, 4 September 2010 (UTC)

I have listed the photo for deletion, though I'm unclear how to do the template properly.

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Financial Information[edit]

Hi. Thanks for your comment and for pointing out my typo.

My apologies if the citation was unclear, I was citing the SEC form 10-K, which I accessed via Wikinvest. The site provides easy access to navigable government financial filings with permanent web addresses. I find this makes searching for government filings both easier and less-error prone.

Regardless, thanks for pointing out my mistake; I've gone ahead and fixed the typo.

Financial Zorro (talk) 05:27, 8 September 2010 (UTC)

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nice work Decora (talk) 17:54, 13 October 2010 (UTC)


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Zhone[edit]

Hi - I see you have a version of an article about Zhone. Are you planning to work on it further? Would you mind if I took your material and used it for an article I'd like to creat? Jeff Song (talk) 23:39, 22 June 2011 (UTC)

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Sockpuppet accusation[edit]

Hi User:Urbanrenewal,

I joined the Private Equity Task-force to begin a similar history to yourself but concentrating on the ASEAN region and Cambodia in particular, given its increasing popularity and under appreciated status. Towards this end I made the Kith Meng and The Royal Group pages and sought to tidy up numerous others relating to the country's largest business groups, and in doing so I was lead to Leopard Capital, on which I then spent a considerable amount of time, tidying things up and imbuing a more neutral tone whilst removing dead links and/or links leading to the company's website, simultaneously verifying the claims of the entry (and, also removing claims that weren't verifiable). I thought, like helpful administrative User:Discospinster had done previously, I would if anything be thanked for my work? From the perspective of detailing commerce-centric Cambodian based networks, it's fairly practical to overview Cambodia's first and biggest private equity fund -- and no, I'm not connected to Leopard Capital: that is my point -- I'm sure you'd agree. That to claim otherwise (that is that it's not fair practice to overview Cambodia's first and biggest private equity fund, particularly given the country's small-sized population) would risk inhibiting the Wikipedia Project of Countering Systemic-Bias vis-a-vis the already lacklustre coverage of Cambodia's economy, and say be arguably comparable to not mentioning Wall Street when overviewing America's economy, seems reasonably obvious to your truly.

Indeed, Cambodia's business sector is already under-represented on Wikipedia, and I have recently listed it under the 'Expansion Needed' heading on the WikiProject Cambodia page.


After my amendments, subtractions and additions the Leopard Capital listing (I think) is pretty neutral in tone? Can someone please clarify how this is not the case, citing examples of what they consider more neutral? Since being accused I've checked numerous other Wikipedia's for big private equity firms and, if anything, Leopard Capital now seems more neutral and less self-interested than some of the bigger names in the private equity field covered by Wikipedia?


Please explain what's required by you to see things rectified?


I'm new to Wikipedia and don't want this accusation remaining on my account, as I intend to keep contributing and perhaps even moderate one day! I really enjoy the collaborative nature of contributing to Wikipedia.

Cheers (Petersgoldpan (talk) 05:44, 5 July 2011 (UTC))

SPI question[edit]

I'll start by saying the SPI isn't my strength, and I'm happy to leave the work to those that do know how to address these issues. I am slightly involved because I've been working with a new editor Petersgoldpan, so when s/he was notified about an SPI investigation, I received a note. I looked at the archived archived investigation, and it appears to be closed. Is it usual practice to notify editors that a case has been closed? If not, should it be? I also note that Petersgoldpan received a notice at their talk page, but I do not see the name on the list. My guess is that there was an intention to add the name, but the case was closed before the name could be added. However, while someone familiar with the usual practices may know what is going on, I do not. Can you enlighten me?--SPhilbrickT 11:42, 5 July 2011 (UTC)

Petersgoldpan's Acceptance[edit]

Acceptance[edit]

Hi User:Urbanrenewal

Thanks for the good faith, I assure you I simply wish to contribute to the (impartial) promotion of Cambodia (I used to live there) by helping to fill in the gaps so to speak, with a particular view to what I consider its increasingly noteworthy yet under-represented economy.


Following your accusation I intentionally refrained from adding new information to Leopard Capital's entry because, like I say, I want my account kept unblemished to maintain the one history so hopefully my work can be appreciated in future.


Though I do believe adding to Leopard Capital's entry is quite justified based on its aforementioned significance, I'm not fussed by contending myself with contributing towards this area in line with your suggestions: topics unrelated to (i) Leopard Capital, (ii) related personnel, and (iii) related investments and businesses. But I must for honesty's sake say, I do envisage myself addressing you in future about adding to various Wiki's relating to (i) (ii) and (iii). This isn't due any conflicting interests of mine, but mainly because Cambodia's principal influential drivers of growth are still rather small in number relative to the population size, who's per capita GDP according to the government's 2010 estimates, remember, is USD$783. Therefore, focusing on the nation's principal actors most enabling present and future growth can become slightly problematic, as we have seen...but such is the unavoidable nature of small yet complex "frontier markets" - everything must start from somewhere, after all.


  • One question about your suggestions I need ask, however, is: Despite the topic of Cambodia's economy NOT being unrelated to (i), I suppose you're still in good faith allowing me to contribute to Wiki's directly to do with Cambodia's economy? Or am I misinterpreting you? Please, so I don't over step your suggestions User:Urbanrenewal, can you clarify my uncertainty about this (i) point.


Hopefully it will become clearer to you that I in fact have no conflict of interest. I'd appreciate the freedom to contribute like a normal user following an accumulated history of contributions demonstrating my sincere interest in this area as a whole.


Cheers

(Petersgoldpan (talk) 06:33, 6 July 2011 (UTC))


UrbanRenewal & Leopard Capital[edit]

User:Urbanrenewal User:Sphilbrick,

Please co-operatively respond to -each- instance where a question mark appears (some of my previous questions have gone unanswered)


1. Despite the topic of Cambodia's economy NOT being unrelated to (i), I suppose you're still in good faith allowing me to contribute to Wiki's directly to do with Cambodia's economy, or am I misinterpreting you?


2. IF interested in Cambodian private equity, it's likely one will be led to Cambodia's largest & only private equity firm - do you agree or disagree?


3. You state LC edits prior to my own were, "largely promotional spam, focused on companies of questionable notability". However except for the Kingdom Breweries and Nautisco links I inserted (for which I apologise and did so not knowing Wikipedia's external links policy), of the many, many other edits I did, precisely what contributions of mine amounted to 'promotional spam' (the history is there, please point this out)?


4. You say previous LC edits are "all very similar in style and content (restoring items removed and originally created by another related editor)". Precisely what items did I add to the LC page that were previously removed from the LC page?


5. Precisely what conduct of my own account makes "it just not believable that these [other, suspicious] accounts are unrelated" to my own account?


UR, you claim that "this small [Leopard Capital] group" has "received an inordinate amount of focus on Wikipedia". However in consideration of the Wikipedia Project of Countering Systemic-Bias, I object to your claim that LC has received an 'inordinate amount of focus' as being potentially invalid. Considering Wikipedia’s list of private equity firms mentions 204 firms, only 53 of which are not headquartered in America, and 0 which are based in Cambodia...if anything, to aid the very serious and increasingly important Wikipedia Project of Countering Systemic-Bias, it follows that LC and its like actually require more focus, not less.

6. Why is this not the case?


UR, you state as evidence for my having a conflict of interest that "instead of coming from one account - these edits were spread across multiple accounts that were designed to look like they were acting independently". This hardly seems fair to me, insofar as applying this argument as evidence for your claim of my alleged conflict of interest, would mean every Wikipedia entry previously encountering legitimate conflict of interests could not ever have any more contributions made to its page -- > this is an instance of a new editor minus a conflict of interest editing the page to improve it overall by reducing bias, improving tone and shortening length.


Above are six questions. In good faith, I ask that you answer each six directly.


Cheers (Petersgoldpan (talk) 12:39, 9 July 2011 (UTC))

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As you know, neither you nor I (nor any other editor, for that matter) has the authority to declare that any other editor refrain form editing specific articles. That is done by a community decision, after posting at AN or ANI. However, that does not mean we cannot ask for voluntary compliance with reasonable restrictions.

In view of your observation of editing problems at Leopard Capital, i think you have suspicions that one or more editors or one editors with sockpuppets is editing in a way that isn't developing the article in accordance with the Leopard Capital. I would hope that fair editors would agree with your concerns, and be open to ways to resolve issues. In my view, the evidence that Petersgoldpan is contributing to the problem is not clear cut, but I grant others may see it differently. I approached Petersgoldpan and asked if he would in a gesture of good faith, agree to a six month moratorium on editing Leopard Capital. My thinking is that if the sole purpose of the editor is to puff up Leopard Capital, and other edits are just for cover, then this proposal would not be acceptable. In contrast if the editor is generally interested in improving articles related to an area of knowledge (Cambodia financial articles), that refraining from writing about one of them for six months wouldn't be a major problem. My suggestion is that we accept this offer, but jointly monitor edits to a number of articles, to ensure that all confirm to NPOV and other guidelines.

If this makes sense to you, I'll add the other articles in your list to my watchlist, and begin monitoring them. If this doesn't make sense, please let me know what you propose as an alternative, keeping in mind that our goal is to avoid the bureaucracy of WP:ANI and secure a voluntary agreement.--SPhilbrickT 13:29, 11 July 2011 (UTC)

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Yes, I have the same problems. Some of articles are brutally changed, others are even deleted. No surprise, Wikipedia loses editors. A pretty sad fact. But I still feel great by sharing the knowledge.

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Restored. see my talk p. &article talk p. for problems in its history and current info needed. I'm glad someone responsible will be looking after it. By now there is so much promotional writing here that it's hard to focus on the goal of improving it, when it's as much as can be done to just try and remove the worst of it, while also keeping in mind that promotional writing is very often copied from organization web pages. I try to be as careful as any admin here, but I must simply have judged by preponderance of adjectives. I'm not primarily interested in the commercial world, but I seem to do a good many screenings and rewrites of these articles, as most of my fellow admins have even less patience & interest . Please do correct me if I make an error. DGG ( talk ) 04:49, 19 October 2011 (UTC)

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Hi, how is life in these terrible days?

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we may add hedge funds as a source of money for investments. I have increasingly seen news that hedge funds do allocate some portion of their assets for private equity and even venture capital investments, as traditional stock and bond markets are terribly volatile now.

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Two years ago, you added a Category to the Accuride International page identifying it as Category:Private equity portfolio companies. I don't believe that is correct -- I suspect you confused it with Accuride Corporation, so I'm removing the Category. If I'm wrong about this, please supply a reliable source that Accuride International is in fact PE-owned. Thanks, --Macrakis (talk) 20:59, 6 November 2011 (UTC)

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Hi,

How is life in these hellish days? Yes, I like uploading new images, because they add quality and good-looking to articles. I remember your advice to submit new versions rather than delete old ones. I need some time to understand how it works.

As for Eric Sprott, I was brutally smashed by fellow wikipedians who overwhelmed me with arguments that this guy is not notable enough to have an artile in Wiki. It was a long and senseless discussion, and eventually somebody had the article deleted.

I still think about restoring it.

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Corporate Venture Capital[edit]

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I have found an interesting article that may require your attention. It is Corporate Venture Capital. Large corporations as sources of venture capital. Dow, Google, Cargill. I have added this type of investors to the pattern.

Cheers, Lamro (talk) 11:14, 30 November 2011 (UTC)

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Sir Urban Renewal: Thou Hast a Barnstar![edit]

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For prodigious contributions of the first quality in the areas of finance, private equity, and the formation of capital syndicates, for manifesting a habit of personal conduct that exemplifies the high ( but regrettably uncommon ) standard of social behavior that rightly obtains among persons of intelligence and good will; for upholding both our core principals and the policies that follow from them with a diligence that we all should strive to; and for having maintained these high standards in the midst of the conflicts and differences of opinion that inevitably arise here: For these acts and for just generally being a decent chap overall, you are righteously awarded the Ohiostandard Knighthood Order of Excellence barnstar, and its accompanying Shield and Coat of Arms, commensurate to your high station and noble conduct!  – OhioStandard (talk) 02:20, 7 January 2012 (UTC)


It's not bad form to award a barnstar to a stranger, I trust? In less exalted language, then, I just wanted to write a few words to express my great appreciation for your contributions here.

I don't work in finance; I don't have the temperment for it, and am just a very moderately-informed layman. But I've been fascinated (and often puzzled) for over 30 years now with how money works, with ways of pooling capital to form investment syndicates, with the opportunity and risk that capital represents, with problems of capital formation in underdeveloped regions, and with most aspects of commerce and finance, really. So when I noted the impressive quality of our article on the history of private equity and venture capital as I was amusing myself trying to learn a bit more about these topics last evening, I wasn't surprised to find from its contribution history that you created the article, and that you continue to help maintain it.

That didn't surprise me because there have been a great many times previously, as I've seen from article history, that I've had the benefit of your lights via other pages on these topics. So I thought it was about time I acknowledged your generosity in contributing so extensively to these areas, and with such uniformly outstanding quality.

There can be a kind of presumption in strongly praising another's work, of course, especially that of a stranger. I don't intend that, nor, of course, do I mean to speak too personally in any way by these comments. But with no wish to embarrass you by doing so, and appropriate humility notwithstanding, I'll conclude by saying that I think you should feel quite proud of your work here, and that I hope you do.

The entire world uses Wikipedia as a resource to inform and educate themselves, and I think the unprecedented immensity of that audience imposes a pretty solemn obligation on us all. Specifically, I feel it requires each of us to contribute the highest quality content he reasonably can. That same circumstance also seems to me to demand a certain respect and kind of humility: It rightly demands that we subordinate our persistent individual vanity and its accompanying urge toward competition, in favor of the often difficult process of effective collaboration.

It's my opinion that your work here answers these obligations and demands most admirably, and I, for one, honor you for it, and am grateful. Cordially,  – OhioStandard (talk) 02:20, 7 January 2012 (UTC)

A quick postscript: I see from your main userpage that you've displayed other barnstars there in a vertical or (same) "portrait" format. If you want to display this one there, and in that same orientation, please feel free to edit or revise it in any way you like, including the text message it contains, to jigger it into a conveniently compatible display format. Cheers,  – OhioStandard (talk) 02:30, 7 January 2012 (UTC)

Removal of tags on List of investment banks[edit]

Please don't remove maintenance tags without addressing the issue or getting consensus that they don't apply. Contrary to what you may believe, citations are required to ensure WP:V, not just demonstrate WP:Notability of items in a list. Toddst1 (talk) 05:36, 10 January 2012 (UTC)

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Request for PEGCC draft review[edit]

Hi Urbanrenewal, I'm reaching out to you because of your involvement with WikiProject Private Equity; I'd like to bring your attention to a relevant discussion I'm trying to get started at WikiProject Cooperation. As a wikiproject, WP:CO-OP is new: a joint effort between volunteer Wikipedians and COI editors, aiming to keep input from PR types above-board. In this role I'm in the latter camp, and this is why I'm here: I've researched and written a proposed expansion of the article about the Private Equity Growth Capital Council (PEGCC). I've done so on their behalf, and with their input, however I've also worked hard to make sure my draft follows Wikipedia's policies and guidelines. But I'm not a disinterested party, and others at WP:CO-OP don't know a great deal about private equity. If you would be willing to review the draft and give your feedback on the WP:CO-OP discussion, I'd appreciate it. In case you are busy, I'll reach out to one other editor from Private Equity, but all are welcome. Cheers, WWB Too (talk) 17:46, 28 January 2012 (UTC)

Thanks for giving the draft a look, especially in light of your views on COI. If you wouldn't mind looking at the discussion thread and the draft itself again, you'll see I've incorporated your suggestions. And if you have any other questions or comments, I'd be happy to look at them. Cheers, WWB Too (talk) 19:30, 30 January 2012 (UTC)

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Many thanks[edit]

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I only just noticed that you moved the article over yesterday—very appreciated! Cheers, WWB Too (talk) 19:29, 5 February 2012 (UTC)

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capitalization table[edit]

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Speedy deletion nomination of Norwest Equity Partners[edit]

Speedy deletion nomination of Norwest Equity Partners[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue LXXX, November 2012[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue LXXXI, December 2012[edit]

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Updating Trilantic Capital Partners Page[edit]

Hi there,

I hope you're well. My name is Kat and I work as a digital consultant for a PR agency that represents Trilantic Capital Partners here in the UK. I've noticed you've made some updates to a couple of Wikipedia articles recently, did you take a break from your wikibreak?

The reason why I’m getting in touch is the Wikipedia page for Trilantic. I believe we've found a handful of ways to improve its quality by updating the Trilantic's basic information and description, adding more info on the key partners and updating the investment section.

I've posted the proposed updates on the Talk section of the article some time ago, expecting feedback from the most active contributors. But I've had no luck so far…

As a result of this I've decided to reach out to you directly. As the creator of the Wikipedia page, I thought you would be able to help. I strongly believe the proposed changes are all relevant but would love to hear some feedback from you.

Do you have some time to review the suggestions?

I'd very much appreciate it

Many thanks,

Kt1502 (talk) 18:15, 3 January 2013 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue LXXXII, January 2013[edit]

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Orphaned non-free image File:Polaris Venture Partners logo.png[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue LXXXIII, February 2013[edit]

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File source problem with File:Girard Bank logo.png[edit]

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Vector Capital[edit]

Vector Capital listed at Redirects for discussion[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue LXXXIV, March 2013[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue LXXXV, April 2013[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue LXXXVI, May 2013[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue LXXXVII, June 2013[edit]

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A new article[edit]

Hi my friend!

I see you are still around and going strong. Good to see you again on Wiki PE project. I have written the article that I have wanted Wiki to have for a long time - Vintage year. May you review it?

Cheerz from sunny Moscow! Lamro (talk) 10:00, 29 June 2013 (UTC)

File:Milken Family Foundation logo.png listed for deletion[edit]

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2nd Annual Wikimedia New England General Meeting[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue LXXXVIII, July 2013[edit]

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Help with editing/feedback[edit]

Hi, I'm not sure how active you are with the PE task force these days but I would be grateful if you could take a look at my draft article User:IP7942/Business Angel Co-Investment Fund. If you are too busy could you please suggest someone from the task force that I could ask for feedback. Thanks. --IP7942 (talk) 13:13, 2 August 2013 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue LXXXIX, August 2013[edit]

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Orphaned non-free media (File:Code Hennessy Logo.png)[edit]

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WikiProject Military history coordinator election[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue LXXXXX, September 2013[edit]

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Just to let you know -- Missing Wikipedians[edit]

You have been mentioned at Wikipedia:Missing Wikipedians. XOttawahitech (talk) 14:43, 24 September 2013 (UTC)

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The Bugle: Issue XCI, October 2013[edit]

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Possibly unfree File:Shearson 1978 logo.png[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue XCII, November 2013[edit]

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File:CHS Capital logo.png listed for deletion[edit]

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Orphaned non-free media (File:Chemical New York 1967 logo.png)[edit]

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Nomination of General Catalyst Partners for deletion[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue XCIII, December 2013[edit]

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New England Wikipedia Day @ MIT: Saturday Jan 18[edit]

NE Meetup #4: January 18 at MIT Building 5
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The Bugle: Issue XCIV, January 2014[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue XCV, February 2014[edit]

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You're invited: Women's History Edit-a-thons in Massachusetts this March[edit]

Women's History Edit-a-thons in Massachusetts this March - You are invited!
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New England Wikimedians is excited to announce a series of Wikipedia edit-a-thons that will be taking place at colleges and universities throughout Massachusetts as part of Wikiwomen's History Month from March 1 - March 31. We encourage you to join in an edit-a-thon near you, or to participate remotely if you are unable to attend in person (for the full list of articles, click here). Events are currently planned for the cities/towns of Boston, Northampton, South Hadley, and Cambridge. Further information on dates and locations can be found on our user group page.
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Speedy deletion nomination of KPS Capital Partners[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue XCVI, March 2014[edit]

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You're invited![edit]

NE Meetup #5: April 19th at Clover Food Lab in Kendall Square
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Dear Fellow Wikimedian,

New England Wikimedians would like to invite you to the April 2014 meeting, which will be a small-scale meetup of all interested Wikimedians from the New England area. We will socialize, review regional events from the beginning of the year, look ahead to regional events of 2014, and discuss other things of interest to the group. Be sure to RSVP here if you're interested.

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The Bugle: Issue XCVII, April 2014[edit]

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Edit-a-thon invite[edit]

Adrianne Wadewitz Memorial edit-a-thons[edit]

Adrianne Wadewitz edit-a-thons in Southern New England
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As you may have already heard, the Wikipedia community lost an invaluable member of the community last month. Adrianne Wadewitz was a feminist scholar of 18th-Century British literature, and a prolific editor of the site. As part of a worldwide series of tributes, New England Wikimedians, in conjunction with local institutions of higher learning, have created three edit-a-thons that will be occurring in May and June. The events are as follows:

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The Bugle: Issue XCVIII, May 2014[edit]

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New England Wikimedians summer events![edit]

Upcoming events hosted by New England Wikimedians!

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New England Wikimedians summer events![edit]

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File source problem with File:Bergdorf Goodman logo.png[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue XCIX, June 2014[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue C, July 2014[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CI, August 2014[edit]

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Proposed deletion of Blair Effron[edit]

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The article Blair Effron has been proposed for deletion because of the following concern:

No indication of notability, largely unreferenced, with a single third-party source that covers Effron himself in some detail. Nothing significant beyond a New York real estate deal found via Google.

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Nomination of Blair Effron for deletion[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CII, September 2014[edit]

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Orphaned non-free image File:Robertson Stephens Logo.png[edit]

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WikiProject Military history coordinator election[edit]

Greetings from WikiProject Military history! As a member of the project, you are invited to take part in our annual project coordinator election, which will determine our coordinators for the next twelve months. If you wish to cast a vote, please do so on the election page by 23:59 (UTC) on 28 September! Ed [talk] [majestic titan] 22:07, 23 September 2014 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CIII, October 2014[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CIII, October 2014, Redux[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CIV, November 2014[edit]

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Orphaned non-free image File:Leeds Equity Logo.png[edit]

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Orphaned non-free image File:Lightstone Group logo.png[edit]

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Nominations for the Military history Wikiproject's Historian and Newcomer of the Year Awards are now open![edit]

The Military history Wikiproject has opened nominations for the Military historian of the year and Military history newcomer of the year. Nominations will be accepted until 13 December at 23:59 GMT, with voting to begin at 0:00 GMT 14 December. The voting will conclude on 21 December. MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 01:36, 7 December 2014 (UTC)

Nominations for the Military history Wikiproject's Historian and Newcomer of the Year Awards are now open![edit]

The Military history Wikiproject has opened nominations for the Military historian of the year and Military history newcomer of the year. Nominations will be accepted until 13 December at 23:59 GMT, with voting to begin at 0:00 GMT 14 December. The voting will conclude on 21 December. MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 08:41, 7 December 2014 (UTC)

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The Bugle: Issue CV, December 2014[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CVI, January 2015[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CVII, February 2015[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CVIII, March 2015[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CIX, April 2015[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CX, May 2015[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXI, June 2015[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXII, July 2015[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXIII, August 2015[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXIV, September 2015[edit]

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WikiProject Military history coordinator election[edit]

Greetings from WikiProject Military history! As a member of the project, you are invited to take part in our annual project coordinator election. If you wish to cast a vote, please do so on the election page by 23:59 (UTC) on 29 September. Yours, Ed [talk] [majestic titan] 05:21, 25 September 2015 (UTC)

This Friday: Women in Architecture edit-a-thon @ Cambridge, MA[edit]

You are invited to join the Women in Architecture edit-a-thon @ Cambridge, MA on October 16! (drop-in any time, 6-9pm)--Pharos (talk) 18:27, 14 October 2015 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CXV, October 2015[edit]

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Proposed deletion of Alliance Laundry Systems[edit]

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Nomination of Alliance Laundry Systems for deletion[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXVI, November 2015[edit]

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ArbCom elections are now open![edit]

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Nominations for the Military history WikiProject historian and newcomer of the year awards now open![edit]

On behalf of the Military history WikiProject's Coordinators, we would like to extend an invitation to nominate deserving editors for the 2015 Military historian of the year and Military history newcomer of the year awards. The nomination period will run from 7 December to 23:59 13 December, with the election phase running from 14 December to 23:59 21 December. MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 05:05, 7 December 2015 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CXVII, December 2015[edit]

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Nomination of Charterhouse Capital Partners for deletion[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXVIII, January 2016[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXIX, February 2016[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXX, March 2016[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXI, April 2016[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXII, May–June 2016[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXIII, July 2016[edit]

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Nomination of Riverstone Holdings for deletion[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXIV, August 2016[edit]

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File:Cinven logo.png listed for discussion[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXV, September 2016[edit]

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Military history WikiProject coordinator election[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXVI, October 2016[edit]

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Proposed deletion of General Catalyst Partners[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXVII, November 2016[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXVIII, December 2016[edit]

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Voting for the Military history WikiProject Historian and Newcomer of the Year is ending soon![edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXIX, January 2017[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXX, February 2017[edit]

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March Madness 2017[edit]

G'day all, please be advised that throughout March 2017 the Military history Wikiproject is running its March Madness drive. This is a backlog drive that is focused on several key areas:

  • tagging and assessing articles that fall within the project's scope
  • updating the project's currently listed A-class articles to ensure their ongoing compliance with the listed criteria
  • creating articles that are listed as "requested" on the project's various task force pages or other lists of missing articles.

As with past Milhist drives, there are points awarded for working on articles in the targeted areas, with barnstars being awarded at the end for different levels of achievement.

The drive is open to all Wikipedians, not just members of the Military history project, although only work on articles that fall (broadly) within the military history scope will be considered eligible. More information can be found here for those that are interested, and members can sign up as participants at that page also.

The drive starts at 00:01 UTC on 1 March and runs until 23:59 UTC on 31 March 2017, so please sign up now.

For the Milhist co-ordinators. Regards, AustralianRupert (talk) & MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 07:24, 26 February 2017 (UTC)

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The Bugle: Issue CXXXI, March 2017[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXXII, April 2017[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXXIII, May 2017[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXXIV, June 2017[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXXV, July 2017[edit]

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Sunday July 16: New England Wiknic @ Cambridge, MA[edit]

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We hope to see you there! --Phoebe (talk) 16:33, 12 July 2017 (UTC)

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The Bugle: Issue CXXXVI, August 2017[edit]

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File:ABRY Partners logo.png listed for discussion[edit]

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WikiProject Investment[edit]

Hey there! Im currently rebuilding the WikiProject Investment.

Since your a member of the project/were one I wanted to ask if you were interested in helping me re-start the project.

I already am pretty much finished with updating the project page.Take a look at it. Ping me if you want to help! Thanks. WikiEditCrunch (talk) WikiEditCrunch (talk) 22:03, 11 August 2017 (UTC)


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