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Clean slate[edit]

As you say its only website.I have spent a good hour looking over and thinking about your contribs, and my openion has changed. I'd like to see you back. Forgive and forget? Ceoil (talk) 03:34, 7 December 2008 (UTC)

Of course :-) Thanks for your kind reconsideration of me. Best wishes, – How do you turn this on (talk) 03:45, 7 December 2008 (UTC)

Welcome to Wikipedia![edit]

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Oops, I guess you don't need that! How about this instead:

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Good to have you back, —Politizer talk/contribs 23:42, 7 December 2008 (UTC)
Eh, I never even left... :D But thanks anyway, I really appreciate that. – Amicon (talk) 23:43, 7 December 2008 (UTC)

Aww[edit]

I liked it better back when your username was "How do you turn this on." --Dylan620 Contribs Sign! 23:54, 7 December 2008 (UTC)

It was too long and I fancied a change. – Amicon (talk) 00:06, 8 December 2008 (UTC)
I still miss "How do you turn this on," though. :P --Dylan620 Contribs Sign! 00:14, 8 December 2008 (UTC)
I'll have to side with Dylan on this one. :) –Juliancolton Tropical Cyclone 00:34, 8 December 2008 (UTC)
Gah! You'll have to get used to it I guess – Amicon (talk) 00:40, 8 December 2008 (UTC)

Lazare Ponticelli[edit]

Whoa, I've only been gone a few days and you've changed your username! I actualy liked HDYTTO, wonder where he went. His username was almost as good as "editorofthewiki"... Anyway, since you worked on Calment I was wondering if you could participate in Lazare Ponticelli's FAR or help with the article yourself. Thanks! ~the editorofthewiki (talk/contribs/editor review)~ 01:46, 8 December 2008 (UTC)

That's a FA?? Good grief. I dunno, I might look at it, but I did intend to keep away from all things FA for a while... – Amicon (talk) 11:59, 8 December 2008 (UTC)
Yeah, it went through while Ling was on vacation. :) ~the editorofthewiki (talk/contribs/editor review)~ 21:59, 11 December 2008 (UTC)

Fine be that way...[edit]

Change your name and don't tell anybody... I see how you are...---Balloonman PoppaBalloon 05:48, 8 December 2008 (UTC)

Sneaky. – amicon 12:09, 8 December 2008 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Thanks for the birthday wishes. =Nichalp «Talk»= 17:43, 8 December 2008 (UTC)

RfA thankspam[edit]

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Thank you for your participation in my recent RfA, which failed with 61/52/7; whether you supported, opposed or remained neutral.

Special thanks go out to Wizardman and Malinaccier for nominating me, and I will try to take everyone's comments on board.

Thanks again for the trust the community has placed in me. A special Christmas song for you all can be found at the right hand side of this message!

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Have a happy New Year[edit]

We're watching, keep on good work! NVO (talk) 19:33, 27 December 2008 (UTC)

Mark Speight[edit]

I don't know if you still visit this page, but I thought you'd like to know that the article you put a lot of work into is now a GA. Good work. Nev1 (talk) 23:47, 28 December 2008 (UTC)


Help with editor review[edit]

I don't understand, but if you could help me with regard to the review process, and what I need to do, it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks Dannyza1981 (talk) 17:31, 1 January 2009 (UTC)

GA Sweeps invitation[edit]

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Unreferenced BLPs[edit]

Information.svg Hello Amicon! Thank you for your contributions. I am a bot alerting you that 1 of the articles that you created is tagged as an Unreferenced Biography of a Living Person. The biographies of living persons policy requires that all personal or potentially controversial information be sourced. In addition, to ensure verifiability, all biographies should be based on reliable sources. If you were to bring this article up to standards, it would greatly help us with the current 2,744 article backlog. Once the article is adequately referenced, please remove the {{unreferencedBLP}} tag. Here is the article:

  1. Sue Weeks - Find sources: "Sue Weeks" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · HighBeam · JSTOR · free images · free news sources · The Wikipedia Library · NYT · WP reference

Thanks!--DASHBot (talk) 23:05, 16 January 2010 (UTC)

April 2010 GAN backlog elimination drive[edit]

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Nomination of Eve Karpf for deletion[edit]

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Speedy deletion nomination of Davey Arthur[edit]

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