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John Travolta[edit]

Good work on the John Travolta article! Welcome to WP!--Lwieise -=- Talk to Me 03:49, 4 May 2006 (UTC)

Victor E. Marsden[edit]

Superb job of changing that article from a laughable mess. Now it's mostly an article about someone who probably doesn't merit an article at all -- it's really yet another of Ludvikus' articles about the history of the Protocols, and someday we'll figure out a way to collate his obviously extensive research into something more suited to Wikipedia.


Keith Olbermann[edit]

I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for your cleanup on Keith Olbermann. Nice job. I'm sure someone will yell at you for the lack of edit summaries, but it won't be me. --BigScaryMike (Talk/Contrib) 03:22, 5 August 2007 (UTC)

Eric Clapton article[edit]

Hi, it's nice to see someone even more liberal than I! I have a blog @ http://leftwingwiil.tumblr.com/ BUT more importantly, I noticed you did recent edit(s) to Eric Clapton. This article was demoted from being a Featured Article. I just wanted your opinion. I noticed you did not have an e-mail button as other Wikipedia editors do. if you want to answer the questions below, you can click onto V Schauf (talk) 19:19, 2 May 2012 (UTC) and press the "talk" link next to it. I want to make the Clapton article a Featured Article again. Do you think that this article deserved to be demoted? What would improve this article? Have you read Clapton's autobiography? I wanted to write to you and others who recently edited the Clapton article. Thanks for your time.V Schauf (talk) 19:19, 2 May 2012 (UTC)


Good cleanup[edit]

Good job on cleaning up Politics of Bill O'Reilly. Some of the editors have a less-than-pristine grasp of formal diction and tone; I've been meaning to work on it but have been without net access for a hot minute. Thanks! /Blaxthos ( t / c ) 20:37, 20 December 2007 (UTC)

Vince Neil[edit]

Nice work on the Vince Neil article. I had noticed that it needed some attention but hadn't got around to it. Jonesy (talk) 02:24, 2 February 2008 (UTC)

Poison Ivy edits[edit]

Thuran was correct and I was wrong. Your edits were helpful; I had been looking at the wrong version when i reverted your changes. I apologize for the inconvenience. - Arcayne (cast a spell) 06:06, 6 March 2008 (UTC)

Francis Dolarhyde and Buffalo Bill[edit]

Thanks for removing the section. Its always bothered me.--CyberGhostface (talk) 14:46, 21 July 2008 (UTC)

Perversion![edit]

Thanks for improving the article, I've struggled with the wording several times, you did much better. Mjpresson (talk) 16:36, 24 September 2008 (UTC)

I noticed some of your edits[edit]

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Thank you for the work you have been doing to The Beatles and related articles. LessHeard vanU (talk) 12:32, 27 September 2008 (UTC)

Patti Davis[edit]

Thanks for adding all of those sources to Patti Davis. ·:· Will Beback ·:·

Anne Bonny[edit]

Hi, my apologies, I may have clobbered some useful edits you did while I was attempting to revert the vandalism by 82.17.95.83 - pls check. Cheers, Ian Rose (talk) 22:31, 14 October 2008 (UTC)

Arthur Rubinstein[edit]

Great work on the Arthur Rubinstein page! The article as a whole has a much better flow now.THD3 (talk) 11:02, 23 March 2009 (UTC)

The Island[edit]

Hey -- thanks for your excellent edits on the plot summary of The Island (2005 film). Also, just to let you know, I restored the detailed plot -- and then removed the fluffy OR stuff. Also, in the closing scene of the film, I don't recall seeing an island. Anyway, let's pick it up on the corresponding talk page. Thanks once again, --Otheus (talk) 22:50, 24 March 2009 (UTC)

Great NPOV work[edit]

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Your extensive work on Troy Davis case has greatly improved the aricle. It has made the article unbiased and eliminated the POV tone. I thank you for your dedication to NPOV!!! JakeH07 (talk) 03:30, 10 May 2009 (UTC)

Ditto![edit]

Thanks for your attention over the weekend to the Liz Cheney page...you improved it a lot. Phoebe13 (talk) 14:44, 18 May 2009 (UTC)

Amelia Earhart[edit]

The article has been restored to an earlier version as your edits did not make sense and were not based on research, rather on stylistic conventions. FWiW Bzuk (talk) 12:05, 2 July 2009 (UTC).

Please excuse the rant, as I was too precipitous in dismissing your contributions, casting them aside since they were not accompanied by references. You are entirely right that there are errors in writing conventions that have to be addressed, and with that in mind, I am doing a thorough review of your edits and will restore them as appropriate. My only disclaimer is that this article since I started on it three years ago has been the scene of many edit conflicts, typically over content as few editors were preoccupied with style or writing issues. Thank you for your efforts to improve the article. One larger section of text that mysteriously has lost its source was, nonetheless restored to an earlier version. FWiW Bzuk (talk) 12:28, 2 July 2009 (UTC)

Barnstar[edit]

Fairey's been on my watchlist for years, but I never could get myself to sit down and give it the go-over it needed (even more so after he got big with the Obama series and the article really exploded). I saw what you did and it was as good or better than what I could've done, therefore I feel justified in awarding this:

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For great work on cleaning up the Shepard Fairey article. Bobak (talk) 03:46, 6 August 2009 (UTC)

Rick Perry[edit]

Good edits on the Rick Perry article.Athene cunicularia (talk) 21:32, 30 April 2010 (UTC)

How I Met Your Mother[edit]

I notice you are editing How I Met Your Mother articles. I've gathered a few links that may be of use. Lots of nicely formatted references. View the source of the page and save them to a text file, then you can do a quick search if you ever want a nicely formatted episode reference. (In retrospect I'm wishing I'd taken the episode list and converted the whole thing into a complete list of episode references but only thought of it recently.) The citations to reviews might not be so much use but I found it easier to copy an old citation and fill in the new details than to write it out ever time.
With just a few reviews you can dramatically raise the quality of an episode article, many of the south park episode articles are very good. There are so many editors deleting first and not bothering even to ask for citations you can massively rewrite most articles if you are just willing to dig into the article history and restore content and find a few citations. (If you look at enough articles you will start to see the same names deleting instead of helping or challenging others to to improve articles.)
Not every episode has a "Barney's blog" but I reckon more than half do. Some editors deleted them links from articles instead of using the Wayback machine at the Internet Archive to fix the dead links.
Please share the links, especially with editors who are trying to make constructive edits and improve the articles. -- Horkana (talk) 00:59, 3 June 2010 (UTC)

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011 film)[edit]

Good morning Treybien!

Good, and much needed copy-editing last night. Thank you. Just to let you know that a have changed lieutenant (not your's, I know) to lawyer. Also, changed "Soon afterward ... " to "At their next meeting, "

Trust you approve. Sincerely, -- Gareth Griffith-Jones/GG-J's Talk 08:37, 22 October 2012 (UTC)

Freddy Lounds[edit]

Thanks for tightening up the article. Cheers! bd2412 T 04:05, 12 October 2013 (UTC)

Why so Serious?[edit]

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April 2014 GA Thanks[edit]

Thank you for your editorial contributions to Frank Underwood (House of Cards).

.--TonyTheTiger (T / C / WP:FOUR / WP:CHICAGO / WP:WAWARD) 21:24, 6 April 2014 (UTC)

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Joe Williams (jazz singer)[edit]

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Colonel James Braddock[edit]

Hey there, I have noticed that you have done some editing to the Colonel James Braddock page. I really appreciate your help, especially since I created that page (under an old user name). I just wanted to ask that if you can of anything to help me keep this page up I really appreciate it. I want to add more to it but I am just trying to find the right things to add. Any help you can offer would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!Trooper 902 (talk) 22:54, 10 April 2015 (UTC)

Million award[edit]

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One Hour Photo[edit]

Please note that, per WP:RS/IMDb, IMDb is not considered a reliable source and should not be used in citations. Thanks! DonIago (talk) 21:17, 16 November 2015 (UTC)

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Rampage (Gotham)[edit]

How is Karen Jennings supposed to be Rampage in Gotham? Do you have a source that confirms this? As far as I can tell, they share the same first name, but that doesn't make them the same character. Is there viral marketing or something I don't know about that called her Rampage? DarkKnight2149 04:33, 19 April 2016 (UTC)

Ian Curtis[edit]

Hi, I noticed that you've been deleting a lot of copy from Ian Curtis that appears to be informative and well-sourced. Can you explain what you're up to? I don't want to just jump in and start reverting edits from such a good editor!

Thanks, It was a dark and stormy night. (talk) 08:58, 14 September 2016 (UTC)

Ian Curtis[edit]

You have already been asked by one editor to explain your edits to Ian Curtis (likely because you left no edit summaries). Please respond here before you continue. Thank you. Magnolia677 (talk) 00:22, 15 September 2016 (UTC)

Hi, Treybien here. I thought that the section on his death was a little busy; it distracted form the main topic of the section - his suicide - with extraneous details about his personal life. While I understand that those details provide background information about the problems that may have led to his suicide, I thought that it might be better to have a "Personal life" section to cover that information and leave the "Death" section a little less cluttered. As it stands now with your latest edit, the exact same information about Annik Honore and Curtis' failing marriage is in both "personal Life" and "Death" sections - pretty much word for word. If it's alright with you, I'd like to take it out of the "Death" section. And I did actually leave an edit summary. Treybien 17.24 September 14 2016. (UTC)
In fact you left one edit summary in 14 edits, which is why other editors are scratching their heads and reverting you. Can I suggest you outline your plan on the article's talk page and get community input? Magnolia677 (talk) 00:31, 15 September 2016 (UTC)

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Congratulations for over 100000 edits[edit]

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Merry, merry![edit]

From the icy Canajian north; to you and yours! FWiW Bzuk (talk) 19:37, 25 December 2016 (UTC) Lights ablaze.JPG

Susan Smith[edit]

I'm guessing it was a mistake, but you added [[Category:Incest]] to Susan Smith. I'm not sure what about her has anything to do with that, so I removed it.  {MordeKyle  00:51, 1 March 2017 (UTC)

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Patricia Highsmith article[edit]

Please don't take it as a rebuff, but I removed the use of the decorative quotation markup in the Ripliad section. I added the "Quoting critics, scholars, authors" topic about markups in the talk page. So glad to know another editor has taken an interest in beefing up the article! :-) Pyxis Solitary (talk) 08:58, 19 March 2017 (UTC)

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