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3RR violation of Caribbean Medical University page[edit]

Dear PaddyM- It is my unfortunate duty to inform you that you have succeeded in contributing to violating the 3RR rule. You may want to stop all editing and review the 3 revert rule at WP:3RR. As you are clearly new to Wikipedia and editing, when there is a difference of opinion of editors in an article the proper place to discuss it is in the article's Talk page. You have not contributed to the discussion of this issue on the Talk page (tho you have chimed in on others) so it is mystifying why you have contributed to the three reverts. Bstone 19:01, 2 October 2007 (UTC)

Your reverts to Caribbean Medical University[edit]

Please do not remove sources, linked, factual information which is pertinant to your claims that CMU is not registered. It is important that all information be sourced. Thank you. Bstone 06:16, 23 September 2007 (UTC)

FYI, I got an email from CMU saying they will be FAIMER listed "within 2 weeks". At this point, I believe the article reflects accurate information. Bstone 04:07, 24 September 2007 (UTC)
I just need to stress that it is important you for to not delete verified, pertinent information from an article. Thank you. Bstone 16:37, 24 September 2007 (UTC)

[edit]

TheRingess 04:16, 1 March 2006 (UTC)

Hello, I live in wisconsin and think its awesome that you manage the cream puff bakery at the State Fair. Excellent and very tasty. I go every year. Clavette 03:09, 19 March 2006 (UTC)

Ulster Project[edit]

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Milwaukee[edit]

Thanks for posting about the "boil advisory" thing. I don't know when that got into the article, but it's fairly embarrassing. Lately I've been trying to bone up the article, but I guess I wasn't paying close enough attention! --Fang Aili 說嗎? 03:41, 28 March 2006 (UTC)

Thank you[edit]

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Thank you!
Hello PaddyM. Thank you for your support in my RfA! It passed with a final tally of 91/3/5. I am quite humbled and pleased by the community's show of confidence in me. If you need help or just want to talk, let me know. Cheers! -- Fang Aili 說嗎?

Deletion Procedures[edit]

  • It's probably a good idea to put a justification on the talk page when you delete so much stuff. I do think that these things are notable, maybe not to you but to a significant amount of people. --Shawn 23:55, 15 April 2006 (UTC)

re: Time as money[edit]

Hey, cool! Someone actually reads my userpages!

Sadly, I've never found it. But, I promise that if I ever find out, I'll try and tell you. I've left myself a note to that effect, so that we can both be certain :). Thanks for the interest! And I definitely recommend Repent, Harlequin! and everything else by Ellison, so in the meantime you can take a look at that. Blackcap (talk) 05:06, 24 April 2006 (UTC)

I loved the Phantom Tollbooth! Ah, Jesus, you're bringing me back... it's been ages since I read that. Good ol' Milo. I'm going to have to pick that up again. It has that same je ne sais quoi as Lewis Carroll's works. Ah, thanks for the reminder. I've got to visit that old friend again. Snoutwood (talk) 02:52, 28 April 2006 (UTC)

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Volleyball revert[edit]

Hi. Could you explain your recent revert to the Volleyball article? The additions seemed mostly fine to me, so I don't understand why you reverted them as vandalism (as your edit summary implies). Cheers --Pak21 08:17, 12 May 2006 (UTC)

DSHA Revert[edit]

How come you took out information on the DSHA page?

"The school was recently recognized by a prestigeous local institution as the number one day care in the nation."

I know it doesn't belong on the main information but could we make a criticisms section? Please clarify this with me.

And in the future please leave reasons for taking things out of articles on the talk page of that article. It makes it a lot easier for all of us. Puckmv 20:13, 20 May 2006 (UTC)

I understand that it is considered childish vadalism. However, can I put a section for criticisms of the school? Also a disclaimer that most of these are jokes? Puckmv 21:31, 20 May 2006 (UTC)

Time is Money[edit]

Remember? It's been found! It's a short story, called Time is Money, written by Lee Falk (the author of The Phantom). It was printed in the December 1975 issue of Playboy magazine, and you can read it right here. Hope you enjoy it! Snoutwood (talk) 00:36, 4 June 2006 (UTC)

My pleasure! I too was hoping for something longer, but eh, maybe I'll just have to write that book myself :) Snoutwood (talk) 20:07, 9 July 2006 (UTC)


MUHS[edit]

i don't know where you get your knowledge of MUHS, but conor sweeney is a notable alumnus. do some research.

UW[edit]

Hello! If the University of Wisconsin (disambiguation) page is deleted, I would be willing to create redirects. However, the only article that actually links there is the University of Wisconsin-Madison article, other than a few usertalk pages and AfD. So, I'm not exactly sure what it is you want me to do? Lordmontu (talk)(contribs) 22:05, 26 January 2007 (UTC)

Hello again! User:Miaers and I seem to be having a "disagreement" over the placing of the University of Wisconsin-Madison template (Template:University of Wisconsin-Madison) on certain articles. See his talkpage and my talkpage for the details, and please comment on your opinion. Thanks! Lordmontu (talk)(contribs) 22:22, 26 January 2007 (UTC)
Hi! In the Big Ten Conference article, I saw that you recently changed the hyphen in UW-Madsion to a ndash;. Since the primary University of Wisconsin-Madison article uses a hypen, I changed it back to a hyphen. Just wanted to let you know in case you really want it to be a ndash. Lordmontu (talk)(contribs) 22:21, 30 January 2007 (UTC)
University of Wisconsin–Madison (ndash) redirects to University of Wisconsin-Madison (hyphen). Regardless of which one it is suposed to be, the Wikipedia article is at the version with the hyphen. Lordmontu (talk)(contribs) 23:43, 30 January 2007 (UTC)

Commons Picture Voting[edit]

I certify that I voted for 5, 154, 112, 290, 114 in the Featured Picture of the Year nomination process. Cheers, PaddyM 02:56, 3 February 2007 (UTC)

I certify that I voted for number 9 for the Feature Picture of the Year Finals. PaddyM 22:04, 19 February 2007 (UTC)

Your Cheer thing[edit]

PaddyM, I just want you to know I don't care whether you are man or woman. What I did was to ask a favor from you to stop typing Cheers whenever you leave a comment. The concensus changes over time. There was a concensus on disambig on "University of Wisconsin" before. There may be a consensus on directing it to University of Wisconsin System in the future. Miaers 18:10, 19 February 2007 (UTC)

Ok, PaddyM sign whatever you want to sign, please stop leaving messages on my talk page. Miaers 19:20, 19 February 2007 (UTC)

University of Wisconsin (disambiguation)[edit]

An editor has asked for a deletion review of University of Wisconsin (disambiguation). Since you closed the deletion discussion for this article or speedy-deleted it, you might want to participate in the deletion review. --Orange Mike 03:01, 3 March 2007 (UTC)

Disambiguation of Indycar[edit]

Hi PaddyM. I've noticed that recently you've been disambiguating a lot of links to IndyCar. I've agreed with the most of the changes you've made, but I think when you disambiguate IndyCar to Open wheel car, it actually adds ambiguity. For me, the term "Indycar" signifies top-level American racecars, whereas "Open wheel race car" can mean anything from Formula 1 to karts, anywhere in the world. What do you think? DH85868993 02:19, 4 March 2007 (UTC)

Hi again PaddyM. I've added a note on the WP:AOWR discussion page describing your disambiguation activity (and my concern). It's their area of expertise, so if they're happy, I'm happy. DH85868993 02:12, 7 March 2007 (UTC)

You're a medical student, right?[edit]

Can you have someone declared legally insane? :-) Madmaxmarchhare 16:55, 22 March 2007 (UTC)

PaddyM, thanks for your reply. On a somewhat serious note--have you noticed that his/her English skills have changed over the past few months? We've been at this with him/her for some time, but looking at older messages (from FALL of LAST YEAR), they seem to be.. different? Not sure if this means anything, but it's curious, to say the least.. Madmaxmarchhare 00:47, 23 March 2007 (UTC)

M and 3RR[edit]

Thanks for doing so. Ten or so is a bit much... Sometimes, I'm a bit obsessive about watchdogging, particularly if I'm taking a break at work.. but I wonder how much time the certain someone has to just sit there and wait and watch like he/she has. Either way, I too would relish a break from the madness. Madmaxmarchhare 02:09, 23 March 2007 (UTC)

Oh, wow.. we get a week off.. whew.. Madmaxmarchhare 03:39, 23 March 2007 (UTC)
Paddy. Yup, I'm familiar with Boydston, and had several good conversations with her. I'm glad you liked it there--a lot of people do, and I understand why. Me, not so much, but it wasn't a good fit for me. I'm an older student, and they're used to dealing with younger ones who are moldable. Additionally, I don't quite lean the way the department leans, and I didn't find a lot of people to relate to. I'm transferring out, but generally with no hard feelings. Have fun on your "break" this week! Madmaxmarchhare 15:08, 23 March 2007 (UTC)
Ahhh.. enjoying the break? I am! Madmaxmarchhare 13:43, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

UW-Med School[edit]

Hello! For articles to be listed on the Wisconsin Wikiproject recent changes, it must be listed on Wikipedia:WikiProject Wisconsin/Wisconsin recent changes, which is updated periodically by listing articles that have the Wisconsin Wikiproject template on their talk page. So UW Medical School will show up there once the list is updated...or you could just manually add it yourself. I'll add what I can to the article, but I don't know too much about the school. Lordmontu (talk)(contribs) 02:07, 26 March 2007 (UTC)

Whew... feels nice to have a break[edit]

.. it's berry, berry quiet in here.. Madmaxmarchhare 15:02, 4 April 2007 (UTC)

I agree.. it's amazing how some folk just don't get it. I didn't realize that you got the same missive I did.. I thought I was special, or something.. Madmaxmarchhare 23:04, 15 April 2007 (UTC)

Your revert on UW System talk page[edit]

This is to let you know that I'm disgusted by your posting of my discussion with Psantora onto the UW System talk page. The discussion happened on Psantora's talk page not on UW System. There is no need to make a duplicate. He also violated 3RR. He was lucky I didn't report you at that time.Miaers 12:54, 15 April 2007 (UTC)

Thomas Vonier‎[edit]

University of Wisconsin can refer to any of the UW campus. In the case of Thomas Vonier‎, it is University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The AIACE website uses University of Wisconsin. It is better to use it in the article too. Also stop stalking me and don't engage edit war. Miaers 14:43, 18 April 2007 (UTC)

I'm sorry I don't agree with you. Stop reverting. The article is created by me. You need to reach a concensus with me before you revert. Miaers 18:38, 18 April 2007 (UTC)

You're on the edge of violating 3RRR.Miaers 18:48, 18 April 2007 (UTC)

Notification of arbitration case[edit]

This is to notify you that I am making an arbitration request concernining the University of Wisconsin redirect at [Wikipedia:Requests for arbitration]. Miaers 00:32, 19 April 2007 (UTC)

We should start a pool.. how many months until it all ends, or someone has a job that keeps them so busy that they're forced to chill? Madmaxmarchhare 09:17, 19 April 2007 (UTC)
Geesh.. how many different ways exist to try to press an issue around here? I think it should be stopped on general principle at this point.. <sigh> Madmaxmarchhare 21:56, 19 April 2007 (UTC)

Re: Marquette University High School[edit]

Eh, sorry about that. That surely wasn't what I intended to do. Not sure what was I thinking, but not vandalism since nobody got a warning. That line by 65.31.128.22 confused me somehow. My mistake... Cheers, Maurog 14:28, 22 April 2007 (UTC)

Silence that isn't admin imposed?[edit]

Does that mean we've reached the fabled "crossover point"? Madmaxmarchhare 16:01, 25 April 2007 (UTC)

All I know is that someone needs a girlfriend/boyfriend to take up some more of their time. Madmaxmarchhare 22:23, 26 April 2007 (UTC)
This has gone from annoying, to amusing, to obnoxious, to downright crazy-ass. I'm not sure how many more levels it can descend from here.. Madmaxmarchhare 05:10, 27 April 2007 (UTC)
I'm a vandal, now, apparently. <sigh> Makes one wonder how certain people can even function in life without getting fired or other. Madmaxmarchhare 21:48, 27 April 2007 (UTC)

OMG?!?[edit]

I just looked at what was going on (since I usually don't do much with the 'puter during the weekends) and it looks like all hell broke loose. I'm trying to catch up now. Madmaxmarchhare 17:20, 30 April 2007 (UTC)

What bugs me is that...[edit]

.. there are people still fanning these flames by giving a glimmer of hope and credibility to all of this. I think a full stop at this point would be a little more helpful because of the singular personality involved. But, <sigh>, I guess there is always the long-fought debate between intent and execution. Madmaxmarchhare 18:42, 2 May 2007 (UTC)

Your stalking behavior[edit]

I find it gross that you always stalk me and try to find some bone to pick with. User pager is not for any warning or message, which should be left on the talk page instead. Miaers 15:21, 10 May 2007 (UTC)

Except that what you did was actually vandalism since you know better. UWMSports did not have a user-page, per se, and so OrangeMike left a message there which would be seen. Also, please notice that you reverted it after it was left there for a month, making it likely that UWMSports did not consider it vandalism. Please refrain from vandalizing my user-page in the future. Cheers, PaddyM 15:38, 10 May 2007 (UTC)
He is new. He may not know it. Also please stop stalking and wasting my time. Miaers 15:41, 10 May 2007 (UTC)
He/She would have removed it if they considered it vandalism. And, again, I'm not stalking you - I'm simply correcting mistakes when I find them. Cheers, PaddyM 15:48, 10 May 2007 (UTC)

Farm Photo[edit]

Please stop adding irrelevant photo in the wisconsin article. The history section obviously is talking about the creation of the Republican party. Please stop deleting the picture. Miaers 21:31, 13 May 2007 (UTC)

It is not a photo of a diary farm. So it is irrelevant. The creation of Repulican Party is a unique event in Wisconsin as well as US history. It is more than appropriate to put the Republican Party birthplace photo in the history section. The politics section doesn't mention anything about the creation of Republican Party. The photo shouldn't be there. Also I only replaced an inpropriate photo, not insulting anyone. Could you explain why you are insulted? Miaers 14:22, 14 May 2007 (UTC)


Invite to CLINMED et al.[edit]

I've noticed that you've been editing medicine related articles -- from your contributions and, based on your user page, are a medical student.

We have a place where the medically minded people hang out: WikiProject "Clinical Medicine" (WP:CLINMED). You are invited to join or just browse the talk page, which is also known as the doctors' mess.

If your interests are in nephrology, pathology, GI or pre-clinical medicine-- there are projects specifically for those things.

If you're looking for info on how to do references in Wikipedia (for medical articles) see: WP:MEDMOS. I look forward to more of your edits. Nephron  T|C 04:39, 14 May 2007 (UTC)

Mud volleyball[edit]

Hello. You just removed a section on Mud volleyball from Volleyball variations for non-notability. I'm not sure I agree with the decision--do a google search for "mud volleyball" and you'll get quite a few hits. I'm not sure though...I'd be interested to know why you don't think it merits mention in the article. Rracecarr 21:12, 22 June 2007 (UTC)

Well, after looking at the links, I am even more inclined to say that it is a non-notable version of volleyball. It's simply the same thing as volleyball (indoor/outdoor), played in mud. It also looks like it is only played during a fund-raiser. There is no national organization and it's not an actual variant of volleyball with a rules body and the like. Hope that helps. Cheers, PaddyM 22:32, 22 June 2007 (UTC)

I tend to agree with you that it's not particularly notable. However, when I compare it to other variants that are listed, I'm not sure it's the least notable. For example, "mud volleyball" gets 100 times more google hits than "blind volleyball", which doesn't seem any more notable in any other respect. Rracecarr 22:39, 22 June 2007 (UTC)

strabane[edit]

keep away from this page if you are going to continue to make unnecessary changes- your contributions are not welcome.(strabane resident) —Preceding unsigned comment added by 172.141.173.84 (talkcontribs)

This is your second warning--watch it. Owen× 23:40, 22 June 2007 (UTC)

Warning[edit]

Comments left on my talk page: "Miaers, if you're not willing to read the source that I have provided regarding Mr. Gansler's coaching career, then please do not delete it from the article. The reference link I provided will give you all the information you need, so please stop vandalizing the page and removing relevant information. Cheers, PaddyM 00:56, 16 July 2007 (UTC)"

You haven't provided any source so far and have reverted the template I placed twice. This is to warn you of the 3RR and please stop vandalizing. Miaers 15:44, 16 July 2007 (UTC)

Again, I have provided the link with the source in the external links section. Since none of the other coaching positions "require" a citation, I don't believe that this one should either. However, in order to appease your zeal for removing his coaching position, I have provided the cite! Please check the source in order to verify that he did, indeed, coach for MUHS and it is fact.

Additionally, it is not a 3RR violation if I am adding verifiable content and citing the source to the page. Cheers, PaddyM 17:45, 16 July 2007 (UTC)

Fine, since you added a source. Miaers 20:57, 16 July 2007 (UTC)

proposed deletions[edit]

Hi, one or more pages that you have edited from the following list Caribbean Medical University, St Christopher Iba Mar Diop College of Medicine, St Matthews University, and University of Health Sciences Antigua has been proposed for deletion. If you wish to comment on the proposal, please go to the deletion debate here. DMcMPO11AAUK/Talk/Contribs 11:23, 10 October 2007 (UTC)


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Use of the Ulster Banner[edit]

I ahve noticed that this user has on numerous occasions inserted the "ulster banner" flag into articles relating to Northern Ireland.You should note that the Ulster banner ceased to be the official flag of Northern Ireland in 1973. Northern Ireland currently has no recognisable flag. please stop inserting this loyalist flag into articles. thank you —Preceding unsigned comment added by 130.88.255.207 (talk) 10:12, 5 November 2007 (UTC)

November 2007[edit]

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Hello, PaddyM. I have just seen the message you left for me on my talk page. You seem to think I am personally attacking you. I assure you, nothing could possibly be further from the truth. The template warning I left you is because you re-added a new section to the history of St George's Univ and that section has absolutely no cited sources, it is perhaps a synthesis of information and, in this editor's opinion, inappropriate for the article as it is currently written (and perhaps even at all). I have no nor would I ever personally attack you. Please understand that. Thank you and have a great day! Bstone 21:30, 7 November 2007 (UTC)

Information.svg Please refrain from making test edits in Wikipedia articles, such as those you made to St. George's University, even if your ultimate intention is to fix them. Such edits appear to be vandalism and have been reverted. If you would like to experiment again, please use the sandbox. Thank you. Please discuss on talk page before simply deleting. Thank you. Bstone 08:35, 8 November 2007 (UTC)


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Disambiguation[edit]

Hi. If you don't use some form of the verb "empty" in your edit summary after you complete your current dab-link fixing project, I will personally find you and kill you.  ;) Thanks for your contributions! --Russ (talk) 21:31, 8 November 2007 (UTC)

Haha - That will definitely be in the completion summary! Cheers, PaddyM 13:54, 9 November 2007 (UTC) :Arrgghh ... I just read your notes at the top of your page ....
Don't worry about it.

WP:AN thread[edit]

There is a discussion on going where you are named as a party. Just letting you know. -Andrew c [talk] 19:11, 9 November 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for the heads-up.

Violetriga's dab[edit]

You posted about it, but what page were you referring to? - Mgm|(talk) 22:17, 10 November 2007 (UTC)

  • It's in regard to the bottom message of Violetriga's talk page, User_talk:Violetriga#DAB. - Mgm|(talk) 20:29, 11 November 2007 (UTC)
  • Okay. I doubt she'd think you were vandalizing anything. If you leave a nice 'paper' trail of your actions she's gonna figure things out sooner than I did. ;) - Mgm|(talk) 20:47, 11 November 2007 (UTC)

CorHomo version that works[edit]

Go to Jjvaca's user page on Spanish Wikipedia for CorHomo 1.3.3, which I have been successfully using since July. The link to his page got moved into Archive 09 of the talk page for WP:DPL. I am using the .exe file, and it locks out premature clicking on an article, so the changed content no longer gets saved into the next article if you move too fast. If this is the version that you are already using, then I am not aware of the problems you are having. Happy editing! Chris the speller 18:04, 13 November 2007 (UTC)

Whitefish Bay High School[edit]

Since you have helped to keep up that entry, I thought maybe you have some sources to verify whether an astronaut named Anton Sorokin graduated from there, or do you think that is just more anonymous vandalism on the page? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Praeficio (talkcontribs) 15:53, 16 November 2007

Thanks for your correction! There is a cosmonaut with a similar name, but I figured it was doubtful he went to this high school in Wisconsin.--Praeficio (talk) 20:35, 17 November 2007 (UTC)

University of Wisconsin[edit]

Do you think this IP problem is vandalism - worthy of a semi-protect? This is becoming what amounts to an edit war. master sonT - C 17:59, 2 December 2007 (UTC)

I have no problem with that. I think OrangeMike is a new admin, so maybe he would be willing to help us out. Cheers, PaddyM 18:12, 2 December 2007 (UTC)
Semi-Protection request submitted - and the last IP has a warning nowmaster sonT - C 18:27, 2 December 2007 (UTC)
the page has been fully protected: (see [1]) for details  — master sonT - C 18:34, 2 December 2007 (UTC)
Rock on - hopefully that will deter any problems for awhile - maybe they'll even forget about it. Cheers, PaddyM 18:42, 2 December 2007 (UTC)

Caribbean_Medical_Schools project[edit]

Might you be interested in Wikipedia:WikiProject_Council/Proposals#Caribbean_Medical_Schools Bstone (talk) 21:18, 10 February 2008 (UTC)

Merger..[edit]

...I especially support it, given the fact that the only reason it's there is because of one person from the past..Madmaxmarchhare (talk) 00:52, 29 February 2008 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free media (Image:Trinitylogo.PNG)[edit]

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Re: Image:Trinitylogo.PNG[edit]

Hey - Thanks for the heads-up regarding the image. There is no article yet b/c I am currently writing it in my sandbox. It's not quite ready to be an actual article at the moment, but it definitely will be shortly. Can you tell me how to make sure the image isn't deleted before the article gets finished? Cheers, PaddyM (talk) 04:17, 2 March 2008 (UTC)

Not really. You could just re-upload it when you make the actual article. Melesse (talk) 05:07, 2 March 2008 (UTC)

WP:WQA alert[edit]

PaddyM, this is to inform you that a WQA has been filed regarding you. Please see it here. Bstone (talk) 02:06, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

Hello. Please consider this edit thoroughly as it is unacceptable, like the one Bstone mentioned above. Thank you.--Mathematiquizard 14:38, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

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Hello. An RfC has been filed on you (specifically, this one) as you've made four unconstructive edits, at least two are attacks. Your cooperation would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.--Mathematiquizard 15:32, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

Image copyright problem with Image:UW medicalschool logo.jpg[edit]

Thanks for uploading Image:UW medicalschool logo.jpg. You've indicated that the image is being used under a claim of fair use, but you have not provided an adequate explanation for why it meets Wikipedia's requirements for such images. In particular, for each page the image is used on, the image must have an explanation linking to that page which explains why it needs to be used on that page. Can you please check

  • That there is a non-free use rationale on the image's description page for each article the image is used in.
  • That every article it is used on is linked to from its description page.

This is an automated notice by FairuseBot. For assistance on the image use policy, see Wikipedia:Media copyright questions. --FairuseBot (talk) 02:21, 4 November 2008 (UTC)

Invitation to join WikiProject United States[edit]

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Hello, PaddyM! WikiProject United States, an outreach effort supporting development of United States related articles in Wikipedia, has recently been restarted after a long period of inactivity. As a user who has shown an interest in United States related topics we wanted to invite you to join us in developing content relating to the United States. If you are interested please add your Username and area of interest to the members page here. Thank you!!!

--Kumioko (talk) 20:13, 4 January 2011 (UTC)

Time is Money, MD craic[edit]

Dude! Still looking forward to watching In Time, should be good fun :) Just had to say hello when I saw your userpage — had no idea you were a UW – Madison doc. Was out there a year or two ago looking at the school, applying to med school there next June. Madison rules. Anyway, go raibh maith agat for being a great Wikipedian — maybe I'll see you at rounds in a couple of years! Kyle Barbour 19:41, 29 September 2011 (UTC)

Disambiguation link fixing one-day contest[edit]

I have decided to put on a mini-contest within the November 2013 monthly disambiguation contest, on Saturday, November 23 (UTC). I will personally give a $20 Amazon.com gift card to the disambiguator who fixes the most links on that server-day (see the project page for details on scoring points). Since we are not geared up to do an automated count for that day, at 00:00, 23 November 2013 (UTC) (which is 7:00 PM on November 22, EST), I'll take a screenshot of the project page leaderboard. I will presume that anyone who is not already listed on the leaderboard has precisely nine edits. At 01:00, 24 November 2013 (UTC) (8:00 PM on November 23, EST), I'll take a screenshot of the leaderboard at that time (the extra hour is to give the board time to update), and I will determine from that who our winner is. I will credit links fixed by turning a WP:DABCONCEPT page into an article, but you'll have to let me know me that you did so. Here's to a fun contest. Note that according to the Daily Disambig, we currently have under 256,000 disambiguation links to be fixed. If everyone in the disambiguation link fixers category were to fix 500 links, we would have them all done - so aim high! Cheers! bd2412 T 02:34, 18 November 2013 (UTC)