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Hi, I'm Alyo (he/him, formerly User:Nolelover), and I used to edit a lot. Unfortunately I don't have as much time as I used to, so my activity is limited to fixing whatever little errors I come across in my standard Wikipedia usage and a couple of pet projects. Feel free to ping me on my talk page or email me if necessary.

Article work

Both "Created" and "Improved" are in chronological order.


  1. Mona Plummer Aquatic Center
  2. Greg Reid
  3. Nearly 30 years of FSU football seasons (1947 to 1975) (+other assorted college football season articles)
  4. shox (gamer)
  5. Finding Jack Charlton
  6. Vacated victory
  7. 1971 Howard Bison men's soccer team
  8. Les Hijabeuses
  9. Ence (esports)


Help on any of these is always appreciated.

  1. Wikification backlog
  2. Max Schrems & EU–US Privacy Shield
  3. CS:GO + in esports
  4. Hollywood Walk of Fame
  5. Perkins Opera House


  1. Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri (with Vyeh, from C-class to GA, later referenced by the developers of Civilization: Beyond Earth)



I hereby award Nolelover the Barnstar eaten by a bear award for performing "the worlds most tedious edit". Your work (and humorous edit summary) are appreciated.
Wordbuilder (talk)19:30, 15 September 2010 (UTC)

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The Excellent User Page Award
I heard (or saw, whichever) that you really want a barnstar, and I think that your userpage is really pretty, so I award you the "Excellent User Page" award. Cheers!
Wilhelmina Will (talk) 02:48, 22 October 2010 (UTC)

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The Reviewer Barnstar
Thanks for tackling the GAN fixes on 2010 ACC Championship Game while I was on vacation. I really appreciate what you did, and wanted to let you know that your work was seen and appreciated. Keep up the great work!
JKBrooks85 (talk) 17:20, 30 March 2011 (UTC)

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The Barnstar of Diligence
For your great work on the article Ehsan Sehgal, with great attention to detail in regards to references. I award you this Barnstar!
Ehsan Sehgal (talk) 17:01, 18 August 2011 (UTC)

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Effectiveness of Wiki Rules Barnstar
For your appreciatable work relating WP:Policies and guidelines. Thanks for your efforts!
Justice007 (talk) 17:49, 31 December 2011 (UTC)

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The Cleanup Barnstar
Thanks for your removal of cruft, etc. from Cody Martin! I had been trying to remove cruft a couple months ago, but I had hit a roadblock where I wasn't sure what warranted removal and what should have been kept. However, after you removed those things, I realized just how crufty they were (I'm weird like that). Anyway, thanks again!
- Purplewowies (talk) 16:34, 11 January 2012 (UTC)

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The Original Barnstar
For your (talk page stalker) work.
Ankit Maity Talk | contribs 04:57, 29 January 2012 (UTC)


The Articles for Creation barnstar
お疲れ様でした (hover/google) - this is a mostly thankless task, but this is a sincere "Thank you". Now, get back to it.
 Chzz  ►  19:29, 3 February 2012 (UTC)


The Articles for Creation barnstar
For being so awesome at the help desk :)
A412 (Talk * C) 20:13, 17 February 2012 (UTC)


CharlieEchoTango's Articles for Creation Barnstar
Alyo, thanks in no small part to your hard work providing helpful and timely answers to many requests, the articles for creation help desk is off to a solid start. Thank you for your commitment and dedication to WikiProject Articles for creation. :-)
CharlieEchoTango (contact) 00:50, 21 February 2012 (UTC)


The Have-A-Heart Award
For your speedy decline of Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/a poem i wrote.
Drmies (talk) 00:39, 22 March 2012 (UTC)

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The Original Barnstar
This i wanted to award you for helping me out in few issues. I hope that u dont mind if i kept ur name in this list: [5]
Yasht101 :) 03:56, 24 March 2012 (UTC)

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The Helping Hand Barnstar
This barnstar is for your work at the Wikipedia Teahose. I'm sure everybody is grateful of your work, especially me. Thanks!
Luke (Talk) 14:45, 31 March 2012 (UTC)

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The Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar
I thought it was really awesome you congratulated me on my Rollback Rights! Thanks :D
WheresTristan Let's talk·Contribs 19:05, 2 April 2012 (UTC)

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Teahouse Barnstar
I, Sarah, hereby award you, Nole, the Teahouse Barnstar for your valued participation in the Teahouse pilot. Even when real life is busy, your participation has not gone unnoticed! Enjoy your summer and I look forward to your continued participation at the Teahouse! Thanks for all you do to make Wikipedia the invaluable resource it is!
Sarah (talk) 00:34, 12 June 2012 (UTC)

WWF and GOCE drive barnstars
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This Clean-up barnstar is awarded to Nolelover for copy editing articles totalling 12,216 words during the Guild of Copy Editors July 2010 backlog drive. Your contributions are appreciated!--Diannaa (Talk) 17:04, 1 August 2010 (UTC)
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This barnstar is awarded to NoleLover for contributions during the September 2010 copy edit drive. Thank you! Diannaa (Talk) 17:43, 3 October 2010 (UTC)
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For your excellent work in the October 2010 Wikification Drive, you are awarded The Wikilink Barnstar! Thanks for your work!  ock  23:07, 3 November 2010 (UTC)
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Thank you for your exceptional work during the October wikification drive, which brought you up to the leaderboard. To participate in discussion relating to the next drive, go here. MessageDeliveryBot (talk) 06:33, 3 November 2010 (UTC)
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This Special Barnstar is given to Nolelover for wikifying 9 articles, a total of 18,083 words. Thanks for participating, and please be sure to help out at our next drive! Sumsum2010·T·C 02:40, 7 January 2011 (UTC)
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This Superior Barnstar is given to Nolelover for appearing on the leaderboard. Again, thanks for participating!Sumsum2010·T·C 02:40, 7 January 2011 (UTC)
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This barnstar is awarded to Nolelover for efforts during the GOCE July 2011 copy edit drive. Thank you for participating! Dianna (talk) 23:16, 6 August 2011 (UTC)
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For wikifying 10 articles during the drive, Nolelover, I hereby award you the Iron Wikification Barnstar! Congratulations! Wilhelmina Will (talk) 08:39, 23 January 2012 (UTC)
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The Most Excellent Wikification Award is hereby granted to Nolelover, for their service in participating in all of WikiProject Wikify's drives in 2011. Thank you for your noble service! Kerowyn Leave a note 20:01, 16 February 2012 (UTC)
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Thank you for getting the cleanup process started. Cleaning up years worth of original research is not an easy task, and probably requires an expert touch. I appreciate you stepping up to the plate. –Novem Linguae (talk) 13:27, 27 December 2021 (UTC)

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