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Looking for collaborators[edit]

Hi FeralOink, I’m currently working on the page for David M. Cote and noticed you'd been active on Honeywell. I'm fairly new to Wikipeida (at least on the editing side) and I’m reaching out to experienced editors to collaborate with on future projects, so that I might more quickly learn the ins and outs of what makes a good article (in practice, rather than theory), as well as more about the Wikipedia community in general. I’d appreciate any feedback or suggestions you might have for me on my Wikipedian adventure. Thanks! --FacultiesIntact (talk) 23:36, 5 December 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for stopping by, User talk:FacultiesIntact! I left comments and feedback for you on your talk page.--FeralOink (talk) 17:33, 20 December 2014 (UTC)
Hey FeralOink, thanks for getting back to me! I actually have a draft for a revised version of David M. Cote here on my sandbox. I should have clarified that on this particular article I do have a COI, which I've disclosed on the Cote talk page. At this point I'm trying to garner a consensus on my draft so that I can submit it for an edit request (I wouldn't publish it myself), but I really would appreciate any feedback or help you can give now or in the future. --FacultiesIntact (talk) 00:22, 23 December 2014 (UTC)

Greetings from the inside world[edit]

Ellie, Great to hear from you! And your note suggests a few q's. Why not the visual editor? I found it quite useful for some aspects, e.g., formatting. More importantly, I'm curious about your ideas for motivating students. What do you have in mind? I'm hoping to survey the registered students soon, a few weeks before the semester, to gauge their interest and hopefully pave the way for a positive reception to WP assignments. Would you be willing to serve as an online ambassador for the course? See Wikipedia:Education program/Ambassadors. You could then be listed on the course page as a volunteer for the course. In any case… Happy 2015 CE back at ya! :) ProfGray (talk) 01:05, 1 January 2015 (UTC)

Request on 04:07:04, 3 January 2015 for assistance on AfC submission by Steven Yvan[edit]

Thank you FeralOink for your comments. I will work on a new draft over the next couple of weeks. Have a good New Years holiday. Steven Yvan

Steven Yvan (talk) 04:07, 3 January 2015 (UTC)

Interview for The Signpost[edit]

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IdeaLab proposal[edit]

There is a proposal at the IdeaLab that may interest you. Lightbreather (talk) 20:01, 9 January 2015 (UTC)

Did you know...[edit]

Did you know that you have your Internationalisation preference set to "She edits wiki pages" (yeah!), but you aren't a member of [[Category:Female_Wikipedians|Category:Female Wikipedians]]? I hope that you'll add yourself! Lightbreather (talk) 23:46, 13 January 2015 (UTC)

Test Kaffeeklatsch area for women-only[edit]

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Please comment on Talk:Economy of Iran[edit]

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Request on 02:37:48, 9 February 2015 for assistance on AfC submission by Steven Yvan[edit]

Hi FeralOink! A week or so ago, I resubmitted my piece on “Steve Ellner.” I attempted to address your observation that “we need independent references that are about the subject, not by the subject.” As it stands now, there are 31 footnotes of which 16 are by authors other than the subject. Please let me know if this is along the lines of what you had in mind. ThanksSteven Yvan (talk) 02:37, 9 February 2015 (UTC)

Steven Yvan (talk) 02:37, 9 February 2015 (UTC)

Hello, Steven Yvan! I will take a look at it. --FeralOink (talk) 09:33, 9 February 2015 (UTC)

Request on 21:53:42, 9 February 2015 for assistance on AfC submission by Steven Yvan[edit]

Hi FeralOink, I have corrected the errors that you picked up in the entry on Steve Ellner. Specifically I added the ISBN numbers for books, changed the word order of phrases that are linked to Wikipedia, corrected the spelling of the Joseph Ellner book and corrected the number 1 in various entries. Please let me know if you have additional observations. Thanks.Steven Yvan (talk) 21:53, 9 February 2015 (UTC)

Steven Yvan (talk) 21:53, 9 February 2015 (UTC)

Joe Lonsdale[edit]

FeralOink, You made some edits to Joe Lonsdale which were deleted. I started a discussion about that on the talk page Talk:Joe Lonsdale. You might want to contribute to that discussion. --Nbauman (talk) 03:58, 15 February 2015 (UTC)

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Please see[edit]

Continuing discussion at George Church article. Progress, finally. Leprof 7272 (talk) 20:31, 2 March 2015 (UTC)

If you thought the foregoing was bad[edit]

…see the last Talk entry at Human sexuality. I was asked to do a citation review there, and have been paying for it ever since. Cheers, good week. (talk) 00:25, 9 March 2015 (UTC)

Sorry, FO, like you both, for your engaging manners, passion for your ideas, contrasting styles, not to mention energy and rhetorical talent. I'm reminded of a children's story where two aristocratic protagonists, one of the two being unaware of their birthright, grow up side by side, battling as they go… wherein the author closes the story with "…and the two married [forgive, if perceived as an anachronism, it is in the story]… so they could fight more conveniently." I will cherish trying to be a peacemaker between you, if only because it will mean I can continue to relate to you both. Cheers, bonne unit. Leprof 7272 (talk) 04:38, 9 March 2015 (UTC)

Please comment on Talk:Einstein Cross[edit]

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Talen Energy[edit]

I just declined your PROD thus: "Declined prod. Not averse to AFD. Possible WP:NOTCRYSTAL, but press coverage exists. Conundrum. Discussion required." I was tempted to approve it and then AfD it at once, so I am glad you noticed it. If you take it to AfD I will remain neutral as the accepting WP:AFC reviewer. I feel it needs further discussion, but may be almost unique in being a notable entity that 'does not yet exist'. Fiddle Faddle 07:25, 2 April 2015 (UTC)

Why the Talen Energy article does not fall under WP:NOTCRYSTAL guidelines.
  • The event is verifiable – numerous reliable independent secondary sources have commented.
  • The event is noteworthy – large company noted in mainstream news.
  • The event will almost certainly to take place – most analysts expect 2nd quarter 2015 completion; no speculation here.
  • There is no undue bias
  • There is no attempt of advertising
  • The event is already in progress – offices exist, a CEO has been named. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has granted conditional approval.
  • There is no OR.

Cheers. Grahamboat (talk) 18:04, 2 April 2015 (UTC)

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You might have a look here[edit]

…at a bloke in trouble… [1]. (talk) 04:08, 11 May 2015 (UTC)

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Best user name ever barnstar! :) - Wikidemon (talk) 05:20, 17 November 2015 (UTC)

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Accidental revent[edit]

My apologies for accidentally reverting you. — JJMC89(T·C) 04:53, 25 November 2015 (UTC)

You are entirely forgiven, JJMC89! No harm done. I would be remiss in not forgiving you, as we are fellow mathematical statisticians ;o) Don't be a stranger! --FeralOink (talk) 04:15, 26 November 2015 (UTC)

Port Authority[edit]

Re this edit summary: an anonymous IP editor put that mess about the Port Authority into the template {{Common logical symbols}} for some reason. It had nothing to do with your edit, but your edit summary helped me discover the problem, so thanks. —David Eppstein (talk) 06:53, 28 November 2015 (UTC)