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  • Condolences to his family. I am still stunned. I will miss Paul. Tom Reedy (talk) 13:53, 14 August 2015 (UTC)
  • Me too. Deb (talk) 05:31, 15 August 2015 (UTC)
  • Truly sad news. Condolences to his family. I'll so miss "Paul B" in Talk pages and edit summaries. Xover (talk) 21:09, 15 August 2015 (UTC)
  • Another 'quick bright one' devoured. Sit tibi terra levis. Nishidani (talk) 16:24, 16 August 2015 (UTC)
  • Really sad to hear about Paul's death. Wiki's "virtual reality" suddenly gets very real and personal. Just gone, like a button being switched-off. Farewell, Joshua Jonathan -Let's talk! 14:50, 17 August 2015 (UTC)
  • A tragedy. Condolences and thoughts to all those he left behind. Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi 17:31, 17 August 2015 (UTC)
  • Just noticed this. Yes, quite a shock. It was a pleasure working with you, Paul. You will be missed. So much for the idea that Wikipedia is not "real life". --Alan W (talk) 06:04, 18 August 2015 (UTC)
  • Paul's excellent work is seen by many, and Paul will be missed. Johnuniq (talk) 07:23, 18 August 2015 (UTC)
  • Just seen this. Terribly sad news. One of the best editors there was, fearless, patient, honest and with a vast range and depth of knowledge. RIP. --Folantin (talk) 21:02, 23 August 2015 (UTC)
  • Also just seen. What a shock. RIP and condolences to his family. Who will now man the battlements of Shakespeare authorship articles? Johnbod (talk) 00:34, 24 August 2015 (UTC)
  • And I also just discovered this. I can't put it better than Folantin did. A shock. Doug Weller (talk) 13:55, 28 August 2015 (UTC)
  • Paul was astute, knowledgeable, helpful, very well regarded and liked, and is a huge loss. My sympathy to family and friends. Ceoil (talk) 09:29, 27 September 2015 (UTC)
  • I just saw this; a fine editor who will be missed. Condolences to his family. Kierzek (talk) 15:47, 10 October 2015 (UTC)
  • Very sorry to see this. May your many thousands of quality edits remain as your memorial. ‑‑YodinT 00:02, 2 January 2016 (UTC)
  • Oh no! I only just discovered this, as I noticed his signature on the talk page for Orpheus and wondered why I hadn't come across his comments lately, worrying that he had quit Wikipedia. My sympathies to all those who were personally close to him. As a beacon and consistent, reliable source of sanity and competence when POV warriors turn up, he will be sorely missed; to me, his sig was a trademark, and always reassuring. --Florian Blaschke (talk) 18:51, 18 January 2016 (UTC)
  • Paul, thank you for all your excellent work. Rest in peace. SteveStrummer (talk) 21:10, 23 January 2016 (UTC)
  • I've just heard this sad news. We got up each other's noses a little about the true identity of William Shakespeare, but that's all part of the rough and tumble of intellectual discourse. It was never personal from either of us. Vale, Paul. -- Jack of Oz [pleasantries] 23:40, 11 May 2016 (UTC)
  • Just using the "Who Wrote That?" tool and wondering who it was that had the good taste to add this image to the article on "Abstract art". I'm sorry to hear about his passing. Bus stop (talk) 21:26, 20 January 2021 (UTC)

Obituary and other memorials

Obituary: Dr Paul Barlow

  The Million Award
This is unfortunately posthumously conferred. Paul's contribution in bringing the William Shakespeare (estimated annual readership: 4,550,000) to Featured Article status was indispensable, and therefore I think it due, in order to express our deep appreciation for his seminal input in what has become a widely read article of the highest quality, that we register here his earned right to the Million Award, as a token of the influence his labour in the wiki fields will exercise on a global readership. Nishidani (talk) 20:52, 27 November 2015 (UTC)

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