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Notes[edit]

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Barnstar[edit]

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For of few words are made great men. It is the minor actions, the small subtleties, that can show the greatest valor, the deepest insight, the discerning thought. Thank you : ) Jc37 03:35, 15 August 2006 (UTC)

Defender of the Wiki[edit]

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I award you this Defender of the Wiki barnstar in recognition of your three years of continuous meritorious service on the Arbitration Committee. (Sorry that it's a bit late) Eluchil404 11:48, 7 February 2007 (UTC)

Barnstar of Peace[edit]

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For the integrity with which you provide peacemaking guidance. Law Lord (talk) 06:50, 24 December 2008 (UTC)

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Barnstar[edit]

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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Gerald Shields, founder of the North Korean Fashion Watch, awards you the North Korean Fashion Watch Barnstar for your continuing efforts to add reliable and poignant discussions about North Korean topics, such as Ri Sol-ju. Geraldshields11 (talk) 15:09, 28 April 2014 (UTC)

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As you were responsible for placing me on probation in former arbcom cases, may I ask you for a statement on this page, if I have violated my probation. Thanks. Onefortyone (talk) 23:38, 10 November 2015 (UTC)

Salt lamp disambig[edit]

I'm not sure what the appropriate way to disambiguate salt lamps (lamps made from salt) from the new SALt lamp article, but salt lamp almost always refers to the former, so I undid your redirect. --Ronz (talk) 17:46, 18 November 2015 (UTC)

Thanks! --Ronz (talk) 22:08, 18 November 2015 (UTC)

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Fundraising[edit]

Although your recent additions to Hillary Clinton presidential campaign, 2016 were indeed well researched and written, they have almost nothing at all to do with the subject of the article. It is almost all to do with historical fundraising of the Clinton family and the associated foundation, and virtually nothing to do with the current campaign. -- Scjessey (talk) 13:22, 27 November 2015 (UTC)

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Message[edit]

You misunderstand

In this edit you show a misunderstanding of Shamus Khan's book. Please read it. User:Fred Bauder Talk 16:40, 31 August 2015 (UTC)

No misunderstanding[edit]

I understand exactly what he meant when I read what he wrote that elitism is earned. I am not a socialist by any means, but the empirical data from the bank and auto bailouts of 2009 onward do not support any such notion of earned elitism. Mr. Bauder, you need to be updated on recent history. User:Noblestats Talk Noblestats (talk) 13:12, 24 December 2015 (UTC)

A cup of coffee for you![edit]

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RfC announce: Religion in infoboxes[edit]

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Warning on POV editing[edit]

It is seriously irresponsible to put up an article that violates WP:NPOV as blatantly as Protests of Donald Trump presidential campaign, 2016. I hope that you will add some balance as you continue to build the article.E.M.Gregory (talk) 14:20, 13 March 2016 (UTC)

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Don't take this too seriously. Someone just wants to let you know you did something silly.

for starting an egregiously POV page, and, when called on it, doubling down with more exceedingly POV editing. You're better than this. I've looked at your edit record, an, really, you're better than this. E.M.Gregory (talk) 14:21, 14 March 2016 (UTC)

Nomination of Protests of the Donald Trump presidential campaign, 2016 for deletion[edit]

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August 2016[edit]

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AppIQ listed at Redirects for discussion[edit]

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Hi, thank you for deleting. Could you also delete the alternate spelling link? K.e.coffman (talk) 02:38, 3 November 2016 (UTC)

Your user page[edit]

Hi Fred, while doing some wikiarchaeology, I found some old edits of a page that you attempted to create as your user page but deleted in January 2004 as "[your] own newbie error". . I have restored the first two edits from the May 2003 dump of the Wikipedia database, so the history is complete – there's no difference between the last imported edit and what was previously the first edit to your user page. Hope you don't mind. Graham87 10:08, 6 November 2016 (UTC)

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A new user right for New Page Patrollers[edit]

Hi Fred Bauder.

A new user group, New Page Reviewer, has been created in a move to greatly improve the standard of new page patrolling. The user right can be granted by any admin at PERM. It is highly recommended that admins look beyond the simple numerical threshold and satisfy themselves that the candidates have the required skills of communication and an advanced knowledge of notability and deletion. Admins are automatically included in this user right.

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If you have any questions about this user right, don't hesitate to join us at WT:NPR. (Sent to all admins).MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 13:47, 15 November 2016 (UTC)

ArbCom Elections 2016: Voting now open![edit]

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ArbCom Elections 2016: Voting now open![edit]

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Help needed[edit]

Hi Fred Bauder, Bill 28 (British Columbia) which has been law in Canada since the beginning of August, is an important economics/foreign relations article. It has been in the British Columbia (BC) news almost daily since the Bill’s passage, but it appears Americans journalists are just now starting to discover it.

The law was introduced with the intention of making owned-and-rented-homes affordable for the average locals / squander money and make politicians look good just before elections, depending on one’s point of view. This omnibus Bill was rushed through the BC legislature, and does things like impose a 15% tax on "foreigners", allow the city of Vancouver (BC) to impose a vacancy tax on homes that are not occupied, and establish a fund for the proceeds. There is no doubt in my mind it will have major repercussions both in Canada and abroad for years.

Problem is, I will be going on a long wiki-break soon and will not be able to babysit this article. As it is, I am having trouble just keeping links to current newspaper articles on the talk-page. I am wondering if this is something you have an interest in? Thanks in advance, Ottawahitech (talk) 16:06, 12 December 2016 (UTC)please ping me

I'll research it and keep an eye on it. I live in a town with similar problems. They rent chicken house on AirBnB in Crestone... User:Fred Bauder Talk 16:09, 12 December 2016 (UTC)
I would also appreciate some help on that particular page. There is a recurrent problem of synthesis, original research, and edit warring. World's Lamest Critic (talk) 00:15, 14 December 2016 (UTC)

Opposition to United States involvement in the Vietnam War[edit]

Thank you for improving this article. I made a minor change (preceding 'Johnson' with 'President'—see edit summary). In a separate edit I moved the sentence containing "..Johnson attempted no further appearances in public venues.." since that statement is not supported in the cited source. I think that the statement is not strictly true, and should be removed until a proper citation can be found. Since it is such a strong statement, I removed the sentence rather than just replacing the citation with a 'citation needed' tag. I've contributed to the article from time to time, and it is on my watch list, so I will check further on the assertion. There is also the question of what qualifies as a 'public venue', so without a strong with the exact phrase, the sentence should not be included.

While I am here: there has been some discussion on the article talk page about globalization of the article and its current emphasis on the anti-Vietnam War movement inside the U.S. What are your thoughts on that? If there should be two articles, one for inside the U.S., and one for the global movement, then what might be possible article names? — Neonorange (talk) 21:55, 12 December 2016 (UTC)

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Proposed deletion of Geophysiology[edit]

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Professional interrogation technique listed at Redirects for discussion[edit]

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Donald Trump[edit]

I've replied to your post on the talkpage. Whilst I am conscious that you have been here a long time, your contributions to Donald Trump lead me to the conclusion that you may be out of touch with how Wikipedia policy is current applied, particularly in relation to living people. I'm sorry, but in the circumstances I have to ask that you thoroughly read Wikipedia:Biographies of living persons before making any further edits to any pages (including talk pages) that fall within the scope of that policy. WJBscribe (talk) 21:00, 15 February 2017 (UTC)

BLP violation[edit]

Your comment on Donald Trump talk is a BLP violation and has been deleted. Please do not post that material and those assertions again. The page is under ArbCom sanctions. If you post this again, you will be blocked from editing. This is your only warning. Thanks. SW3 5DL (talk) 21:12, 15 February 2017 (UTC)

adding content that requires rev deleting[edit]

Hi there Fred. Did you see my post? I linked your name so you should have. - sad to see an admin User:Fred Bauder adding content that requires rev deleting. If an administrator does not respect and or understand wp:policy and guidelines then he should resign. - please consider your position, thanks Govindaharihari (talk) 16:44, 19 February 2017 (UTC)