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    Not Sdkb, but close enough.

    Hello, and welcome to my user page! I contribute to many different areas of Wikipedia where I see unmet needs. I strive to improve the world's information ecosystem, in pursuit of Wikipedia's mission to make the sum of human knowledge accessible to every person. – {{u|Sdkb}}talk



    My Wikipedia-relevant biographical facts[edit]

    RaccoonThis user is a mammal.
    en-5This user can contribute with a professional level of English.
    Logo of Wikidata, a bar code with red, green, and blue stripesThis user is an editor on Wikidata.
    Logo of Wikivoyage, triangles in red, green, and blue pointing out from a white circleThis user is an editor on Wikivoyage.
    Wikimedia Commons logoThis user has a userpage on Wikimedia Commons.

    My Wikipedia-relevant beliefs[edit]

    ,This user prefers the Oxford comma.
    mankindThis user supports the use of gender-neutral language.
    theyThis user considers singular they standard English usage.
    "A Young Girl Reading", an oil painting by Jean-Honoré Fragonard depicting a young girl in a yellow dress sitting reading a bookThis editor puts the reader first.
    This user knows that
    Facts Matter
    NewspaperThis user believes that
    the press is not the enemy.
    Merge-split-transwiki default.svgThis user supports the use of transclusion for consolidation.
    Fair use logo.svgThis user supports the fair use of media to improve the encyclopedia.
    Face-angel.svgThis user tries to do the right thing. If they make a mistake, please let them know.

    My Wikipedia activity[edit]

    Noia 64 apps karm.svg This user has been on Wikipedia for 12 years, 8 months and 26 days.
    WikipediaSignpostIcon.svgThis user enjoys reading
    The Signpost.
    #This user chats on the Wikimedia Community Discord server.
    Wikipedia Template editor icon (1).svgThis user has template editor rights on the English Wikipedia. (verify)
    Wikipedia New page reviewer.svgThis user has new page reviewer rights on the English Wikipedia. (verify)
    Wikipedia Reviewer.svgThis user has pending changes reviewer rights on the English Wikipedia. (verify)
    Wikipedia Rollbacker.svgThis user has rollback rights on the English Wikipedia. (verify)
    Crystal Clear action run.svgThis user runs a bot, SdkbBot (contribs). It performs tasks that are extremely tedious to do manually.
    Wikimedia-logo.svgThis user has identified to the Wikimedia Foundation. (verify)

    My WikiProjects[edit]

    Articles for improvement star.svgThis user is a member of WikiProject
    Articles for improvement.
    SARS-CoV-2 (Wikimedia colors).svgThis user is a member of WikiProject COVID-19.
    Graduation hat.svgThis user is a member of WikiProject Higher education.
    Newspaper Cover2.svgThis user is a member of
    WikiProject Newspapers.
    Vista Login Manager Cropped.svgThis user is interested in
    WP teahouse logo.png
    This user assists new editors at the Teahouse.
    Nuvola apps ksysv square.svgThis user is a member of
    WikiProject Transport.
    Logo of WikiProject Usability, a green dot with a red oval above it to make an exclamation mark and two light blue ovals to the upper left and upper rightThis user is a participant in
    WikiProject Usability.
    Vital articlesThis user is interested in improving vital articles.

    Barnstars and other awards[edit]

    Note: may include mild refactoring. Unrefactored versions can be found at my talk page.

    Project editor retention.svg
    Editor of the week.svg
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    Editor of the Week
    for the week beginning February 19, 2023
    Sdkb has done a lot of amazing things. Created 239 articles, 68K edits with a respectable 56% to mainspace. But most memorable is their diligent effort in streamlining many of the templates used to welcome new editors. They also run the valuable SdkbBot and help out at the Teahouse.
    Recognized for
    streamlining welcome templates
    Notable work(s)
    Pomona College
    Submit a nomination
    Editors Barnstar Hires.png The Editor's Barnstar
    For starting the discussion at Wikipedia:Village pump (proposals) § Proposal to streamline the welcome template. Yes, that is a very helpful resource. RIT RAJARSHI (talk) 09:51, 1 April 2020 (UTC)
    Barnstar of Humour Hires.png The Barnstar of Good Humor
    For lightening the mood. Nice one. Gog the Mild (talk) 12:50, 1 April 2020 (UTC)
    Brilliant Idea Barnstar Hires.png The Brilliant Idea Barnstar
    Thanks for all you do to Wikipedia, especially redesigning the header for the Teahouse and setting up the RFC for redoing the sidebar. Interstellarity (talk) 14:42, 11 April 2020 (UTC)
    Original Barnstar Hires.png The Original Barnstar
    Thanks for starting the RfC on the sidebar. It's well written and clearly laid out. Hopefully it will make some long needed improvements! Happy editing, Dreamy Jazz 🎷 talk to me | my contributions 23:03, 26 April 2020 (UTC)
    Instructor's Barnstar hi-res.png The Instructor's Barnstar
    This Barnstar is awarded to Wikipedians who have performed stellar work in the area of instruction & help for other editors.
    I've loved seeing the energy you've brought to advocating improvements in our onboarding of newcomers, especially your invaluable help with the introductory tutorials. T.Shafee(Evo&Evo)talk 12:25, 6 May 2020 (UTC)
    Civility Barnstar Hires.png The Civility Barnstar
    Thank you for the level-headed and reasonable discussions over at COVID-related articles — it's refreshing. :) Acalycine (talk) 14:22, 11 May 2020 (UTC)
    Barnstar-Userbox.pngThis user has been awarded a userbox barnstar for adding documentation to two of my userboxes; thanks again! Face-smile.svg Patrick.
    Original Barnstar.png The Original Barnstar
    For your work on the 2020 left sidebar update RFC. Well done! Yair rand (talk) 17:32, 4 June 2020 (UTC)
    Original Barnstar Hires.png The Original Barnstar
    I made my first successful edit on the article you created, Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the environment. Thank you for helping me on my repetitive errors on minor updates. You were kind enough during the whole process. Thanks again.

    Anshublogger (talk) 20:35, 24 June 2020 (UTC)

    Graphic Designer Barnstar Hires.png The Graphic Designer's Barnstar
    Belated thanks for your constructive contributions and perceptive suggestions to portray different aspects of pandemics. Your work embodies the collaborative spirit that is supposed to guide our efforts. —RCraig09 (talk) 17:48, 13 July 2020 (UTC)
    COVID-19 barnstar.png COVID-19 Barnstar
    Thank you for your work on trimming down COVID-19 pandemic, and all your COVID-related work in general! Ovinus (talk) 23:35, 14 October 2020 (UTC)
    Brilliant Idea Barnstar Hires.png What a Brilliant Idea Barnstar
    Thank you for starting the discussion at Wikipedia talk:Featured article candidates § Expired nominations. You were encouraged to take a passing comment on Wikipedia Discord and start a full discussion on Wikipedia. I'm impressed! Keep up the good work. :) MrLinkinPark333 (talk) 05:27, 20 November 2020 (UTC)

    Pomona College people

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    Thank you for quality articles about people who move things, such as Martina Vandenberg and David S. Breslow, for the list of Pomona College people and filling it, for contributing where you see unmet needs, for read before commenting – professional journalist, you are an awesome Wikipedian!

    You are recipient no. 2558 of Precious, a prize of QAI. --Gerda Arendt (talk) 20:32, 18 March 2021 (UTC)

    Laurel Wreath.jpg WikiYanny
    For writing Wikipedia's notability policies. Please keep up the good work. Spirit of Eagle (talk) 01:08, 1 April 2021 (UTC)
    Barnstar of Humour Hires.png The Barnstar of Good Humor
    Thanks for contributing to Wikipedia:April Fools/April Fools' Day 2021! I hope you have a good rest of the year. Nrco0e (talk · contribs) 00:44, 2 April 2021 (UTC)
    Kindness Barnstar Hires.png The Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar
    Random act of giving you this barnstar for doing so much for the COVID-19 project. Sitaphul (talk) 19:57, 16 April 2021 (UTC)
    Original Barnstar Hires.png The Original Barnstar
    My attention was stolen... Clever! Thanks for all you do around here. It makes a difference. Eddie891 Talk Work 22:48, 21 August 2021 (UTC)
    Sociology Barnstar.svg The Sociology Barnstar
    Thank you for your contributions to sociology topics. 𝗩𝗶𝗸𝗶𝗽𝗼𝗹𝗶𝗺𝗲𝗿 08:21, 13 October 2021 (UTC)
    Goulds Book Arcade BookStack.jpg A.C.'s Book Stack of Unreadability
    Thank you for trying to move things along in the recent ANI thread. I'm sad your close was reverted as the thread has basically multiplied in size and has become near unreadable. Your attempt at trying to move discussion to appropriate channels and reducing the threshold for new voices to get in has been noted by me and probably others as well. A. C. Santacruz Talk 22:15, 1 November 2021 (UTC)
    BarnstarUni.png The University Barnstar
    For the time and effort you have put in to elevate Pomona College, List of Pomona College people, and Jean Walton, amongst others, to a higher level. Like the topics, places and people you have written about, you have also improved the learning experience for many and that is admirable. — The Most Comfortable Chair 18:02, 20 November 2021 (UTC)
    Philosophy Barnstar Hires.png The Philosophy Barnstar
    You're a very wise and experienced Wikipedia editor, and I always value your unique input. Thank you for everything you bring to the project. ––FormalDude Emojione 1F427.svg talk 09:39, 4 December 2021 (UTC)
    Wiki medal.jpg The Featured Article Medal
    By the authority vested in me by myself it gives me great pleasure to present you with this special, very exclusive award created just for we few, we happy few, this band of brothers, who have shed sweat, tears and probably blood, in order to be able to proudly claim "I too have taken an article to Featured status". Gog the Mild (talk) 13:03, 21 December 2021 (UTC)
    Signpost Barnstar Hires.png The Signpost Barnstar
    Thank you very much for a very nice job this issue. Smallbones(smalltalk) 02:27, 30 December 2021 (UTC)
    Original Barnstar Hires.png The Original Barnstar
    Thank you for your contribution at State Public Libraries (Spain). Keep up the good work. Cheers! - Hatchens (talk) 00:28, 15 January 2022 (UTC)
    Team Barnstar Hires.png The Teamwork Barnstar
    For making {{uw-ewsoft}} (permanent link) the perfect information template, in teamwork with Generalrelative. ~ ToBeFree (talk) 14:57, 21 January 2022 (UTC)
    COVID-19 Barnstar.png COVID-19 Barnstar
    Awarded for efforts in expanding and verifying articles related to COVID-19. Cdjp1 (talk) 8 March 2022 (UTC)
    The Reviewers Award The Reviewers Award
    By the authority vested in me by myself it gives me great pleasure to present you with this award in recognition of the thorough, detailed and actionable reviews you have carried out at FAC. This work is very much appreciated. Gog the Mild (talk) 21:14, 18 March 2022 (UTC)
    Socratic Barnstar Hires.png The Socratic Barnstar
    For a well cultivated, detailed, and helpful response to a comment at RfA. ––FormalDude talk 22:01, 21 March 2022 (UTC)
    Original Barnstar.png The Original Barnstar
    For sticking up for readers. Over time, I've noticed your advocacy for changes and policies that make Wikipedia better for everyday readers, not just for us editors. I think the reader's experience is too often overlooked, so I wanted to give you this! Ganesha811 (talk) 02:50, 29 March 2022 (UTC)
    Original Barnstar Hires.png The Original Barnstar
    I wanted to give someone a barnstar, so I looked in your contribs and talk page and found out you're a really good, underrated editor! Thank you for being a polite, helpful editor (unlike some of the editors on Wikipedia today..) and assuming good faith! Dinoz1 (chat?) 12:54, 26 July 2022 (UTC)
    Working Wikimedian's Barnstar.png The Working Wikipedian's Barnstar
    Thanks for your work adding need-blind admissions info to college and university articles! ElKevbo (talk) 22:17, 5 May 2023 (UTC)
    Special Barnstar Hires.png The Special Barnstar
    Thank you for creating {{uw-pronoun}} <3 -Asheiou (they/them • talk) 15:13, 17 May 2023 (UTC)

    Disclosures and miscellany[edit]

    I've occasionally edited in areas where I have a very mild conflict of interest (e.g. improving coverage of a business I've patronized or self-citing in accordance with guidelines when no other sources are available), but I would avoid doing so on any topic where I was too closely connected to be able to approach it with a detached, neutral mindset. I have never edited for pay. I have a privately disclosed alternate account used for testing and edits revealing personal information (e.g. audio recordings).

    Committed identity: 6350117743035842c49708ca8084938e20ebd2f549689406a2cccd5da5b17555f644c25892fa8dcc50f45a13543f72b401e467612f5175a25aef1bb17af8da66 is a SHA-512 commitment to this user's real-life identity.