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No Drama / No Stalker Zone[edit]

Please do not add soap opera or other personal drama content to this page as it will only be removed. Please only add content relating to the creation and improvement of articles, or the overall encyclopedia guidelines and policies. The Wikimedia Foundation is located in California. 2005 (talk) 21:56, 18 July 2015 (UTC)


Barnstar of Diligence.png The Barnstar of Diligence
I, Sirex98 hereby award The Barnstar of Diligence to 2005 for extensive work in articles, due to a large body of contributions and having a keen eye for detail on various edits made on Wikipedia

Thanks for your contributions...[edit]

GamblersBarnstar.png The Gambler's Barnstar
On October 25, 2009 Evercat hereby presents you with the first ever Gambler's Barnstar for your unceasing work on keeping gambling-related articles free from spam.

A kitten for you![edit]

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Cheer up, dude! :)

MaRAno FAN 07:06, 20 January 2015 (UTC)

Global account[edit]

Hi 2005! As a Steward I'm involved in the upcoming unification of all accounts organized by the Wikimedia Foundation (see m:Single User Login finalisation announcement). By looking at your account, I realized that you don't have a global account yet. In order to secure your name, I recommend you to create such account on your own by submitting your password on Special:MergeAccount and unifying your local accounts. If you have any problems with doing that or further questions, please don't hesitate to ping me with {{ping|DerHexer}}. Cheers, —DerHexer (Talk) 16:42, 2 January 2015 (UTC)


Just noticed User:LowballChamp which might be a Handpolk sock. Liz Read! Talk! 13:50, 6 July 2015 (UTC)

Thanks. 2005 (talk) 20:21, 6 July 2015 (UTC)
He has since been blocked as a sock. Liz Read! Talk! 21:00, 6 July 2015 (UTC)


If you want your userpage protected, please ask. Anna Frodesiak (talk) 13:18, 10 July 2015 (UTC)

That would be nice, thanks. 2005 (talk) 20:14, 10 July 2015 (UTC)
(talk page stalker) Done. Favonian (talk) 20:19, 10 July 2015 (UTC)

Allen Kessler[edit]

Greetings. I have not been active in quite some time on Wikipedia but noticed today that an article was created this week for Allen Kessler. Currently he still has no bracelets, no WPT wins, no 7 figure scores. He has won WSOPC rings. Being a tour grinder, he does have a boatload of cashes and over 3 million in prize earnings. The question is, is he done enough yet to be notable? -Pparazorback (talk) 04:32, 31 May 2016 (UTC)

In terms of victories he wouldn't be, but every BIO article has the inclusion criteria of simply having coverage in independent sources, and there are several articles where he is the focus. So, he is a personality that publications find interesting or quirky enough to cover... essentially he may be a "celebrity" who may not merit celebrity, but there are tons of articles about people like that in the encyclopedia. In general I favor having stuff over not having stuff, but I don't have a strong opinion about him having an article or not. 2005 (talk) 05:50, 31 May 2016 (UTC)
Not opposed to the existence of the article. Just didn't know how strict the project was on inclusion criteria as the way it is spelled out, he would not be notable. I used to be a fairly active editor years ago with over 5000 edits mostly dealing with WP:HOCKEY and remember the tons of AFD discussions there. Thanks -Pparazorback (talk) 07:05, 31 May 2016 (UTC)

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Good day! I doubt this is correct, but while messing about with a rep from a company who paid edits without disclosure, they claimed that in 2005 you created PokerStars while under their employ. Were you aware of this claim of theirs? Thank you, Vermont (talk) 21:45, 18 June 2018 (UTC)

I was not aware, it's not true (tell them my price is $1,000,000 an article so send it along any time), and I've been accused of working for at least a dozen of these companies whenever I remove some spammy or attack junk from these articles. 2005 (talk) 00:56, 19 June 2018 (UTC)