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  The Original Barnstar
For your work on Kakadu, i award you this original and best barnstar! regards, hamiltonstone (talk) 12:00, 29 May 2010 (UTC)

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Great detective work - I always wondered what ever happened to him.Dan arndt (talk) 06:16, 25 November 2011 (UTC)

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Edit warring at The Who Sell OutEdit

I strongly encourage you to discuss your issue at this article's talk page rather than continuing to revert/restore your bold edits. The "claim" is an accurate summary of what is clearly cited in the article's Release and reception section (Dave Marsh, Robert Christgau, and Rolling Stone are "some" of the critics who've made the claim), and I don't understand why you are singling that bit of the sentence out as opposed to other parts of the lead. If you personally disagree with it, then that's more of a reason to discuss at the article, possibly start an RfC if you're steadfast about your position. Dan56 (talk) 00:38, 24 October 2015 (UTC)

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I saw the edit history of your latest large group of edits and groaned in expectation of despair, but when actually looking at what you'd done, I was much relieved! I wish the quality of all edits to this page was at least as good as the quality of you edits. Well done, and thank you. Pdfpdf (talk) 12:42, 31 May 2017 (UTC)

Hey - want to echo the above :) I just removed some overly promotional stuff, or stuff that wasn't otherwise cited to reliable sources. I'm happy to advise on how this could be improved, but just generally, avoid terms that are overly embellishing, like "acclaimed", "renowned", etc. There were a few in there - don't know if they were your additions, but useful to keep in mind. Thanks again for your work! — fox 06:56, 23 August 2017 (UTC)

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I keep coming across the name Rischbieth but have no idea on its pronunciation. As the geographer presumably changed spelling of his surname to help people such as me, I presume "rishbeth" is a fair approximation. Do you know? Doug butler (talk) 20:55, 29 January 2020 (UTC)

@Doug butler: This source states: "The many descendents of the German Rischbieths still in Australia retain the original spelling, but use the Rishbeth pronunciation." But the original German was probably more like Rish-beet. --Quark1005 (talk) 21:03, 29 January 2020 (UTC)
@Doug butler: There is also an Adelaide cyclist called Will Rischbieth who in this interview pronounces his name "Rishbeth" --Quark1005 (talk) 21:16, 29 January 2020 (UTC)
That makes sense. Thanks.Doug butler (talk) 00:02, 30 January 2020 (UTC)

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