User talk:Starbois

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Luisenstädtischer Canal[edit]

Hi, the current title Luisenstädtischer Canal looks a bit strange to me. I would suggest either the German name "Luisenstädtischer Kanal", or the fully translated "Luisenstadt Canal". The later form seems to be used in English, see Google Books. Markussep Talk 13:02, 6 January 2011 (UTC)

Good point, will do. I've copied your comment and more detail response to Talk:Luisenstadt Canal so the reasoning is available to subsequent editors. -- Starbois (talk) 13:26, 6 January 2011 (UTC)

Probably the same goes for Gosener Canal and Nausdorfer Canal. Markussep Talk 13:22, 6 January 2011 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Thanks Starbois for helping to promote Reading, Berkshire to Good Article status. Please accept this little sign of appreciation and goodwill from me, because you deserve it. Keep it up, and give someone a pat on the back today. Sp33dyphil ©© 08:21, 11 October 2011 (UTC)

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Bypassing redirects[edit]

Hi, there is generally no need to bypass redirects, as you did here and several other places. Please see WP:NOTBROKEN for why. --Redrose64 (talk) 12:45, 3 January 2012 (UTC)

First ever Reading Wiki Meetup[edit]

You are invited to the first ever Reading Wiki Meetup which will take place at Copa, 76-78 Kings Road, Reading, RG1 3BJ on Sunday 23 September 2012 from 1.00 pm.

I hope as many people as possible will be able to attend so that we can make this a regular event. If you have never been to one, this is an opportunity to meet other Wikipedians in an informal atmosphere for Wiki and non-Wiki related chat and for beer or food if you like. Experienced and new contributors are all welcome. This event is definitely not restricted just to discussion of Berkshire related topics. Bring your laptop if you like and use the free Wifi or just bring yourself. Even better, bring a friend! Click the link for full details. Looking forward to seeing you. Philafrenzy (talk) 23:26, 19 August 2012 (UTC)

ArbCom elections are now open![edit]

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