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Hello, and welcome to Wikipedia, Shimbo! I hope you like the place and decide to keep contributing. Since I see you've already been active here, let me just give you a few links that are always useful as a handy reference guide:

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Asbestos | Talk 12:50, 7 Mar 2005 (UTC)

Films which influenced Star Wars[edit]

I think your proposed category is a good idea. Copperchair 16:50, 31 July 2005 (UTC)


Why did you disable all the links at Reinhard Heydrich? If it was by mistake, you can use the "preview" button to see what effect the changes will have before you make them. -Husnock 00:20, 16 September 2005 (UTC) Hi Shimbo Be pleased to make the amendation to Jellicoe-but tell me of any major error he made at Jutland-taking into consideration the info he had. Perhaps the British criticism came more from injured pride-they thought they ought to win. Polycarp

Battle of Britain semi-protected[edit]

As you requested. Denelson83 09:49, 9 May 2006 (UTC)

Close Combat RAF[edit]

Check it out...not much but a start. Motorfix 23:27, 20 May 2006 (UTC)


I mentioned that Park was in overall command of Biggin Hill, which he was. Biggin Hill was one of the aerodromes in Group 11 at the time. Also, Biggin Hill is probably the most famous of the Battle of Britain aerodromes and was key to the defence of London. I never mentioned Duxford. I also never said that the other other gentleman was incorrect. He said I was. I do have a problem with him being associated with "Group 11", as it is a very technical name. I do feel that some of these people like Dowding and Park should have some recognition, as they are often overshadowed in these WW2 articles by Patton, Spruance, Spaatz, Mark Clark etc etc. Wallie 00:13, 2 August 2006 (UTC)

AfD nomination of Axis plans for invasion of the United States during WWII[edit]


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Speedy deletion nomination of Graeme Shimmin[edit]

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The article reads as a personal advertisement and not much more than a link to your own personal websites. Additionally, writing an autobiography is advised against. See WP:BIO. --Steven Williamson (HiB2Bornot2B) - talk ▓▒░ Go Big Blue! ░▒▓ 16:05, 14 October 2014 (UTC)

Manchester Speculative Fiction[edit]

Please read Wikipedia:Notability. Deb (talk) 11:23, 29 October 2014 (UTC)

Try reading Wikipedia:Identifying reliable sources. Authors who thanked you for helping them are hardly independent, nor are their comments evidence of anything except the fact that your group exists. Deb (talk) 11:50, 29 October 2014 (UTC)

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