User talk:Grunners

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Peeterman Artois[edit]

Just for the record: do you oppose replacing <references /> with {{Reflist}} in this article? --bender235 (talk) 09:36, 1 July 2010 (UTC)

Not at all! Grunners (talk) 09:55, 1 July 2010 (UTC)
Okay, good to know. Regards. --bender235 (talk) 09:57, 1 July 2010 (UTC)

Autopatrolled[edit]

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The Merry Month of May (poem)[edit]

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Nomination for deletion of Template:London Underground Tube Stations & Rolling Stock[edit]

Ambox warning pn.svgTemplate:London Underground Tube Stations & Rolling Stock has been nominated for deletion. You are invited to comment on the discussion at the template's entry on the Templates for discussion page. Simply south...... flapping wings into buildings for just 6 years 11:26, 2 August 2012 (UTC)

Getting Wikimedians to the Olympic Games[edit]

Hi. I am part of an effort to get Wikimedians access to the 2016 Summer Olympics as accredited reporters and photographers. Part of this effort includes covering the 2012 Summer Paralympics. Two Wikimedians have credentials to attend these games as reporters through Wikimedia Australia. As English Wikipedia does not allow original reporting, this is largely through Wikinews with a project page found at Wikinews:Paralympic Games. If you are interested in helping to get Wikimedians to the next Summer Olympics,I'd encourage you to assist with Wikinews efforts, and also to work on all language 2012 Summer Paralympic Wikipedia articles before, during and after the Games to demonstrate a track record of success. Thank you. --LauraHale (talk) 04:53, 17 August 2012 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of James Dyson Award[edit]

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Nomination of British Football League for deletion[edit]

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September 2012[edit]

I noticed the message you recently left to User talk:Imran Sajahan. Please remember not to bite the newcomers. If you see someone make a common mistake, try to politely point out what they did wrong and how to correct it. Thank you. GiantSnowman 15:40, 21 September 2012 (UTC)

File permission problem with File:Parmjit-Singh-Eversheds.jpg[edit]

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Disambiguation link notification for June 6[edit]

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ULBC Founding Date[edit]

Hi, I'm sure I'm not signing this correctly, but I'm very interested to know where you found the 1864 Founding Date for the University of London Boat Club. I can't seem to find that date anywhere else, and I'm a coach at the club. V interesting info. Thanks. Dep21 (talk) 14:02, 26 February 2014 (UTC) Dep21

Portsmouth meetup #1[edit]

Hello Grunners

I have been advised that you may be interested in attending the inaugural Wikimedia meetup in Portsmouth on 29 June. Full details and the place to sign up is on the event page on meta - m:Meetup/Portsmouth/1.

All are welcome so please do not hesitate to spread the word. Thryduulf (talk) 14:47, 28 May 2014 (UTC)

City of Adelaide (1864)[edit]

As you are a previous editor of City of Adelaide (1864), you may be interested in the Style Proposal on Talk:City of Adelaide (1864)
ThoughtIdRetired (talk) 22:05, 7 January 2015 (UTC)

Nomination of Extramural for deletion[edit]

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Three Bridges, London[edit]

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Hi! I had to remove a lot of the text here, as it was taken more or less verbatim from the source. Then I looked at Bliss Tweed Mill, and saw the same had happened there. That's very worrying in the work of an established editor; are there other problems of the same sort among the articles you've worked on? Anyway, Bliss Tweed Mill is now blanked at listed at WP:Copyright Problems for processing. This note is instead of the customary large and invasive template. If you have questions, I will see if you ask them here. Justlettersandnumbers (talk) 23:05, 4 April 2015 (UTC)

Copyright problem: Harry Redknapp[edit]

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CCI Notice[edit]

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Nomination of Eiken Artois for deletion[edit]

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ArbCom elections are now open![edit]

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