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Best wishes for a healthy and prosperous 2020.
Thank you for your contributions toward making Wikipedia a better and more accurate place.
BoringHistoryGuy (talk) 12:46, 30 December 2019 (UTC)

Heckman and RobbEdit

You might be interested to know that the R. Robb of control function fame is not the theorist and murderer Rafael Robb, but instead Richard Robb (contrary to this edit). Wikiacc () 23:52, 15 January 2020 (UTC)

Indeed. Thanks for fixing this. --bender235 (talk) 01:04, 16 January 2020 (UTC)

Talk:Patient Protection and Affordable Care ActEdit

Howdy Bender235! The image you had added to the top of Talk:Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was not displaying. I could not figure out how to fix it, so I did the next best thing and created a new section with a Pageviews Analysis graph. Of course, feel free to delete, move, or modify as you see fit. :0)   - Mark D Worthen PsyD (talk) (I'm a man—traditional male pronouns are fine.) 04:00, 23 January 2020 (UTC)


I am afraid we don't need to add 30em parameter to the template (please read the doc of the template) as you did in Industrial and Commercial Bank of China. Matthew hk (talk) 23:16, 5 February 2020 (UTC)

True. --bender235 (talk) 23:56, 5 February 2020 (UTC)

H1-N1 editEdit

On Sunday, March 15 I had opened my email to see that my edit on the H1-N1 page had been flagged as possible vandalism by yourself.

My edit was adding context about the October 2009 announcement surrounding the Obama administration’s declaration of H1-N1 as a public health emergency.

In fact, my comment added context to make the sentence itself more in line with the source it cites.

I also feel this is an important addition because It is in the public interest. Currently this specific point is being used as political fodder, and context would help readers who have encountered this specific internet-lie to distinguish between a fact and a political bent with strong health care and safety consequences. In fact, this news is being used by many to justify dismissing concerns of present outbreaks.

And also, I further resent the labeling of this as “nonsense.” However, if I had gone against some non-written rule, I do apologize. Koan 121 (talk) 03:19, 15 March 2020 (UTC)

I'm sorry, the "4im" level of the warning may have been overblown. However, you did add a supposedly factual statement that was not supported by the existing reference, nor did you provide an additional source verifying the statement. Next time please do so. --bender235 (talk) 14:57, 15 March 2020 (UTC)

The Citation BarnstarEdit

  The Citation Barnstar
To Bender235, for your work on more citations than I could count. Moonraker (talk) 13:57, 15 March 2020 (UTC)
Thanks, much appreciated. --bender235 (talk) 14:54, 15 March 2020 (UTC)