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The Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar
For taking a moment to welcome new editors: Thanks! ProClasher97 (talk) 04:39, 8 May 2020 (UTC)
wow!! well thank you so much, ProClasher97!! this means a lot to me!! it sure is nice to be appreciated! thanks! my goal is to benefit this community. truly, your barnstar means a lot to me. I truly appreciate it. thanks!! cheers!! --Sm8900 (talk) 18:22, 8 May 2020 (UTC)


You are very welcome Sm8900! I like to do positive things for the Wikipedia Community too! Continue doing what you’re doing and making your impact on Wikipedia! Happy editing! -- ProClasher97 (talk) 18:30, 8 May 2020 (UTC)



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The Special Barnstar
For setting an example of what consensus building, neutrality, and fairness might look like and helping defend the edits of those who don't necessarily share your POV Tiamat 13:36, 31 July 2007 (UTC)

Thank you. Tiamat 13:36, 31 July 2007 (UTC)

Thanks Tiamat! I really appreciate your kind and encouraging gesture. it means a lot to be appreciated. thanks. See you. --Steve, Sm8900 13:42, 31 July 2007 (UTC)

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The Barnstar of Diligence
The Barnstar of Diligence is hereby awarded in recognition of extraordinary scrutiny, precision, and community service, especially in regard to WP:IPCOLL.

Awarded by PhilKnight (talk) 12:12, 26 November 2008 (UTC)


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[from Archive 3]

The Barnstar of Peace
For cogent and sincere efforts to cool down the perpetual Israeli-Palestinian flamewar. I hope the UN logo doesn't put you off ;-) <eleland/talkedits> 01:30, 13 January 2008 (UTC)

Hi Eleland. Wow, thanks so much! this barnstar looks really nice btw. no prob on the UN logo! I've always thought it looks nice. It's really nice to be aprpeciated. i was starting to wonder whether anyone was going to notice that I was trying to be fair to both sides. I was a little surprised to get some flak initially, but I guess that's just the nature of this topic. anyway, it 's really great to hear that my efforts are not going unnoticed. thanks so much. see you. --Steve, Sm8900 (talk) 13:44, 13 January 2008 (UTC)

Steve, along the same lines, here's something you've helped inspire. After all, you've started both the medcab idea and mentioned the old Oasis. I've even mentioned you in this (hopefully not in vain), so you might want to look at Wikipedia:WikiProject Israel Palestine Collaboration, which is inspired by some of the ArbCom discussion of the Sri Lanka effort. Thanks. HG | Talk 13:35, 16 January 2008 (UTC)

LOL, your not joining is so funny, you're practically a member emeritus! Don't be self-effacing, cuz if you don't sign up, who the heck would?! Don't forget, I'm not committing to work on this either, if it doesn't become a going concern.... Anyway, thanks for helping out already! HG | Talk 17:29, 16 January 2008 (UTC)
Ok, that sounds good. guess i can join. thanks for being so willing to give me a role. didn't realize i had talked my self into a role in this! :-) didn't know i was already an emeritus...do i get a gold watch? :-) actually, guess my concern was a slo that i can't guarantee that my edits will also be so constructive, but i guess that's the idea; this is for all those who might enter controversial areas, but are at least willing to discuss this sometimes. so this all might all be interesting. thanks. --Steve, Sm8900 (talk) 17:55, 16 January 2008 (UTC)
Hey, I see that you not only joined, you're already contributing with your indomitable good cheer. Sure, I'll lounge with you, though I hope you'll still check out the issues being discussed on the wikiproject Talk page. (Is the idea that the lounge is more free flowing that the Talk page? So far, we have so few folks involved that we might not need to split up the conversation, but I admire you for planning for a busier day ahead.) Thanks! HG | Talk 03:06, 20 January 2008 (UTC)

thanks. truthfully, I don't actually have any comments which i wish to make now. I just felt that people were often having useful conversations in many scattered places. i wanted to provide an open-ended place, where absolutely any conversation occur, so that we no longer have to scavenege for snippets of real conversations in obscure edit controversies. So over time, this might be a useful place to have ( or even to gather from other pages) the conversations which might have occurred in remote places before. I look forward to futher ideas. thanks. --Steve, Sm8900 (talk) 03:11, 20 January 2008 (UTC)

RE: ArbCom Ideas[edit]

Steve, First, Congratulations on the Barnstar, you deserve it!

I appreciate your suggestion to move it to my own section, I had considered it, but both frankly and in jest, I cant. There are now no more templates and it would take me too long to figure how to format it properly. It is approaching bedtime on my side of the world, have been out on the town, so to speak, and am currently operating with one eye closed to see the screen better. It is too late to change now since the rest of the will have woken up, seen it and maybe commented. I am also somewhat handicapped in that I am computer-phobic and only a six-fingered, one-thumbed typist at the best of times. Seriously, tho, I decided to put it in the 'working group' because it is, well, not by any means normal and figured it needed more thought, which the proposed working group could well provide. If the balloon pops, I wont have wasted too much time. But I was thunk out when I posted it and went out the door. When I first got home, I was on Nishidani's page and noted this [1], which I hadn't chased before. I was quite suprised, because it was just hours after I had posted the article-on-a-fork proposal. Anyway, I'll leave it where it is, lets just say it was bad timing. Regards, CasualObserver'48 (talk) 15:34, 16 January 2008 (UTC)

No problem! By the way, establishing your own section only requires cut-and-paste; there are no templates involved. however feel free to implement this at your own pace. thanks. --Steve, Sm8900 (talk) 15:47, 16 January 2008 (UTC)

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The Copyeditor's Barnstar
Thank you for condensing. Your efforts are appreciated. Keep up the good work! El_C 04:06, 23 December 2019 (UTC)

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Keep up the enthusiasm!
Thanks for caring about making Wikipedia better. Schazjmd (talk) 01:53, 20 February 2020 (UTC)


well, I'll be. it's a miracle!! thanks, Schazjmd!!! it sure is nice to be appreciated. you made me smile, for once.I sure needed that, right now!!! thanks!!!! --Sm8900 (talk) 02:18, 20 February 2020 (UTC)
+1, your efforts are appreciated (and not just recently but also for the last 14 years). I think the problem boiled down to trying to do too many things at once (multiple new initiatives instead of just focusing on one), but it seems like you have that all sorted now and I hope this experience doesn’t discourage you from continuing to volunteer here. Levivich (lulz) 02:23, 20 February 2020 (UTC)
wow, thanks Levivich. that is very nice of you to say. I really appreciate it. it is nice to see someone give me some positive vibes here. I really needed that. I really appreciate your note. thanks!!! --Sm8900 (talk) 02:34, 20 February 2020 (UTC)
Sm8900, I second Levivich and Schazjmd's comments. I thought the WikiProject town hall was an interesting idea, but perhaps should've been incubated in your userspace at first. I'm stopping by for the same reason as Levivich and after noticing that you requested deletion of User:Sm8900/Wikipedia service award thumbnails/Master Editor Level Four after the recent MfD I closed closed as userfy to your userspace. I guess it didn't need walking anymore? ;-) Doug Mehus T·C 22:41, 21 February 2020 (UTC)
Dmehus thanks so much! that means a lot to me. thanks. believe me, I appreciate the positive sentiment and the encouragement of messages like yours. that sounds fine. I will keep that in mind. re the Master Editor Level Four, I guess it was better off in the wild!! lol!!! --Sm8900 (talk) 00:49, 23 February 2020 (UTC)

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