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In the introduction of the first edition of his Kritik der reinen Vernunft, Kant writes of the history of philosophy as a "field of ruins". Little did he know about Wikipedia where I see former administrators who banned such and such contributors (for whatever reason) being themselves banned some months later. As much as Jimmy Whales deserves the Nobel Peace Prize, as much many of his servants don't to say the least...


Darius Milhaud - String Quartet No. 9, Op. 140


This user must be the only one from whom some here expect and even demand immediate, complete and absolute perfection at first shot. We're all equal on Wikipedia except for those who are more equal than the others.


  • Gaspard Hauser sings:

I have come, calm orphan,
Rich with my only tranquil eyes,
To the men of the great cities:
They did not find me clever.

At twenty years old a new trouble
Under the name of amorous flames
Made me find women beautiful:
They did not find me beautiful.

Though without a country and without a king
And very brave not being so,
I wanted to die in war:
Death did not want me.

Am I born too early or too late?
What am I doing in this world?
O you all, my sorrow is deep:
Pray for poor Gaspard!

(Paul Verlaine)



Not to boast but out of thankfulness to those who were kind enough to award me these wiki laurels.


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Bach cantatas
Thank you for your tireless work on the French Wikipedia, completing ALL Bach cantatas, constantly improving them and adding related articles, for your diligent corrections here, and for your smiles, - you are an awesome Wikipedian!

--Gerda Arendt (talk) 12:47, 2 December 2012 (UTC)


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Dear LouisAlain, I award you The Christianity Barnstar for all your hard work in WikiProject Christianity related articles, especially your recent creation of Frédéric Boyer. Keep up the good work! Your efforts are making a difference here! With regards, AnupamTalk 01:08, 29 December 2016 (UTC)
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For improving Gaston Gallimard, among other things (and, by no means least, for being a Poulenc fan).
Narky Blert (talk) 23:03, 9 January 2017 (UTC)
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Good work - thanks ! Spray787 (talk) 07:29, 15 March 2017 (UTC)
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Thank you for your diligent work in making French Wiki texts available in English. TheBawbb (talk) 05:55, 7 April 2017 (UTC)


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to LouisAlain for being so reliable DDupard (talk) 12:24, 18 November 2017 (UTC)
Precious
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Five years!

--Gerda Arendt (talk) 08:03, 2 December 2017 (UTC)


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Many thanks Louis. for your efforts in translating articles from other language wikis. Your hard work is really appreciated. Martinevans123 (talk) 11:32, 17 December 2018 (UTC)
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For 4,800 translations and taking the risk to be banned.
Grimes2 (talk) 10:22, 8 November 2020 (UTC)
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For creating and translating articles related to Germany. Grimes2 (talk) 16:51, 3 March 2021 (UTC)
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On behalf of WP:WPWW, with appreciation for the women writer biographies you created during first quarter 2021. --Rosiestep (talk) 17:45, 2 April 2021 (UTC)
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Thank you for creating Ernst Huhn. --- Possibly (talk) 17:01, 24 May 2021 (UTC)