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— from WP:USERBOXES
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Editing Philosophy
Wikipedia svg logo.svg This user has a pro-Wikipedia bias.
Face-angel.svgThis user tries to do the right thing. If he makes a mistake, please let him know.
1RRThis user prefers discussing changes on the talk page rather than engaging in an edit war.
<sum>:1This user believes that every edit should have a summary.
This user uses the "Show preview" button so as to avoid making a great number of useless, successive edits.Show preview button.PNG
Wikignome crop.gifThis editor is a WikiGnome.
Tools
NewTux.svgThis user contributes using Linux.
Google Chrome icon (September 2014).svg
Oversight logo.pngThis user is an oversighter on the English Wikipedia(verify)
RevDel icon for userbox.pngThis administrator is willing to handle revision deletion requests.
@This user can be reached by email.
Police man Twinkle Head.svgThis user watches over Wikipedia with the help of Twinkle!
Milestones
Fifteen Year Society userbox.svgThis user has been editing Wikipedia for more than fifteen years.
17,000+


Today's featured article request.png2 of this user's featured articles have appeared on Today's featured article.
Symbol support vote.svgThis user has written or significantly contributed to 9 good articles on Wikipedia.
Symbol question.svgThis user has written or expanded 6 articles featured in the Did You Know section on the Main Page.
Ambox current red.svgThis user has successfully nominated or updated 1 article featured in the In The News section on the Main Page.
Admin mop.PNGThis user performed his first administrative action on 25 September 2011.
Wikipedia-logo.pngThis user helped clean up Wikipedia by making his first non-admin closure on 19 August 2011.
Wikipedia's W.svgThis user saved Wikipedia by making his or her first vandalism reversion on 27 July 2006.
Nationalities
Flag of California.svg
Flag of Canada (leaf).svgThis user is a citizen of Canada.
Languages
en-
us
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This user is/was a native speaker of American English but has lost his ability to speak it fluently.
en-ca
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This user has a near-native understanding of Canadian English.
CAThis user uses
Canadian English spelling.
fr-2 Cet utilisateur dispose de connaissances intermédiaires en français.
ro-2 Acest utilizator poate contribui cu un nivel intermediar de română.
de-1 Dieser Benutzer beherrscht Deutsch auf grundlegendem Niveau.
es-1 Este usuario tiene un conocimiento básico del español.
ka-1 ამ მომხმარებელს შეუძლია წვლილი შეიტანოს ქართული ენის ცოდნის ელემენტარულ დონეზე.
ipa-3
ə
This user has an advanced understanding of the International Phonetic Alphabet.
Hebr-2
ש
This user has an intermediate understanding of the Hebrew alphabet.
Cyrl-2
Д
This user has an intermediate understanding of the Cyrillic script.
Grek-2
Ω
This user has an intermediate understanding of the Greek alphabet.
Geor-2
This user has an intermediate understanding of the Georgian scripts#Mkhedruli.
Hang-1
This user has a basic understanding of the Hangul.
Miscellaneous
Nuvola apps kworldclock.pngThis user's time zone is UTC-8
(UTC-7 in summer).
Padlock.svgThis user account is secured with a unique committed Identity.
2FAThis user has enabled two-factor authentication.
Interests / Views
Joseph Smith, Jr. profile by Bathsheba Smith circa 1843.jpgThis user is a member of the Latter Day Saint movement WikiProject
Sport S (red).gifThis user attends or attended Stanford University.
Flag of the United States.svg
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg
This user is interested in the history of the Cold War.
Maple Leaf (from roundel).svgThis user is a member of
WikiProject Canada.
Wikimedia-logo.pngThis user is a donor to the Wikimedia Foundation. You can be one, too.
Quality, not quantity. This user believes that a user's edit count does not necessarily reflect on the value of their contributions to Wikipedia.