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User:TDKR Chicago 101

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Never look down. The only reason to look down is when you're thinking when to go up.

—TDKR Chicago 101

Quotes

There are no easy answers, but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.

—40th President of the United States Ronald Reagan

It's better to show up than to give up.

United States Senator Bernie Sanders

The greatest gift you can ever give is your honest self.

—American television personality Mr. Rogers

A winner is a dreamer who never gave up.

—1st President of South Africa Nelson Mandela

Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, and dreams are forever.

—American businessman Walt Disney

The most important thing in life is to dare. The most complicated thing in life is to be afraid. The smartest thing in the world is to try to be a moral person.

—9th President of Israel Shimon Peres

I have opinions of my own, strong opinions, but I don't always agree with them.

—41st President of the United States George H. W. Bush

Talent is an accident of genes - and a responsibility.

—British actor Alan Rickman

Time is a precious thing. Never waste it.

—American actor Gene Wilder

A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past.

—1st President of Cuba Fidel Castro

Whatever you do, there is always a better choice.

—British actor John Hurt

You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.

—American actor and comedian Robin Williams

United we stand, divided we fall is one of the oldest and truest slogans.

Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn

Man looks in the abyss, there's nothing staring back at him. At that moment, man finds his character. And that is what keeps him out of the abyss.

—American actor Hal Holbrook

Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasion to change.

—American architect Frank Lloyd Wright

Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you.

—American movie critic Roger Ebert

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Accomplishments

  • Jeremy Corbyn promoted to Good Article status on October 11, 2017.
  • Bernie Sanders promoted to Good Article status on March 13, 2016.
  • Ronald Reagan promoted to Good Article status on October 16, 2014.

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Leonard Cohen DYK

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  • ... that Leonard Cohen (pictured) wrote about eighty different drafts of the song "Hallelujah" before finalizing the original version in 1984?

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Bloc Party are a British indie rock band. There are four people in the band. Kele Okereke does the vocals and plays rhythm guitar, Russell Lissack plays the lead guitar, Gordon Moakes plays bass guitar and Matt Tong plays the drums. Its music has been compared to bands like The Cure, Gang of Four and The Strokes.

The band formed at the 1999 Reading Festival. It went through many names before Bloc Party was chosen in 2003. Moakes joined after reading an advertisement in NME magazine. Tong was picked through an audition. Bloc Party was first noticed by giving BBC Radio 1 DJ Steve Lamacq and Franz Ferdinand's lead singer Alex Kapranos a copy of its music demo, "She's Hearing Voices". This was later released as a single.

In February 2005, the band released its debut album Silent Alarm. Lots of good things were said about it. It made NME's Album of the Year list. The album was given platinum status in the UK a year later. The band released another album, A Weekend in the City, in 2007. This reached number two on the UK album chart and number twelve in the Billboard 200. In August 2008, the band released its third album, Intimacy.



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Carry on! --intforce (talk) 21:19, 9 September 2012 (UTC)
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For your tireless work here. You've created more than 100 articles within very few days! Keep on, we need more editors like you. @intforce 17:31, 10 September 2012 (UTC)
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For your Tireless work.You create articles in every hour and fix them very fast.Receptie123 (talk) 17:40, 12 September 2012 (UTC)
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You're doing a great job with your new articles and other contributions, so here's a barnstar for you. Lugia2453 (talk) 03:38, 3 March 2013 (UTC)
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After all of the incessant nagging you had to endure from me when you first started here, you sure as hell deserve some recognition for the way your new articles are looking now. The quality has improved dramatically, and you haven't slowed down in the slightest! Amazing! Osiris (talk) 01:46, 16 March 2013 (UTC)
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Great job! You've created so many articles i can't even count the number of them.Your a great contributor here! --Reception123 / Receptie123 (talk) 14:41, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Somebody has given you some cookies! Now enjoy them!
--Reception123 / Receptie123 (talk) 14:41, 11 June 2013 (UTC)
Just 4 U, TDKR! Oregonian2012 (talk) 19:07, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Thank you for your contributions to this Wikipedia. Oregonian2012 (talk) 18:59, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
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You are so kind to give so many user cookies.You deserve this Barnstar for many other reasons too. Reception123 / Receptie123 (talk) 05:35, 22 June 2013 (UTC)
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You are a genius, along with TDKR! Aaqib Hola! 19:52, 23 June 2013 (UTC)

Goblin 16:22, 23 June 2013 (UTC) I ♥ TDKR Chicago 101!

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Always in the present. Keep up the good work! Aaqib 22:23, 1 July 2013 (UTC)
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I looked at your list of articles you created. Amazing! You have created so many articles on this Wiki, even more than I thought. I don't believe so many users can't notice how helpful you are. Keep up the good work! Reception123/Receptie123 (talk) 15:44, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Bluegoblin7 has given you some cookies! Now enjoy them!
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I know you already have four of these, but you deserve another one. You're one of the Simple English Wikipedia's most prolific editors to articlespace, and it's astounding the number of articles you've created. Keep up the great work! TCN7JM 02:19, 23 November 2013 (UTC)

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To a truly outstanding editor that tries to help Wikipedia in every way. I believe that this award has been long overdue and is very well deserved. Thank you very much. Pending(tell me I screwed up and where) 16:52, 14 January 2014 (UTC)

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Hello TDKR Chicago 101.Recently you have signed my guestbook! Thank you very much for signing my guestbook. Cheers.Face-smile.svg--Pratyya (Hello!) 13:05, 25 January 2014 (UTC)
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For your tireless contributions on DYK, you really deserve it, I think there's no one more active in that area than you! Barras talk 10:04, 15 February 2014 (UTC)
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I have to give you another barnstar because I was checking article count and for you I saw 3205! Excellent job! Keep it up and make even more! Reception123/Receptie123 (talk) 05:46, 27 April 2014 (UTC)
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For your work updating Deaths in 2014!

--Auntof6 (talk) 02:06, 20 July 2014 (UTC)
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A long overdue barnstar. This is for your work on Deaths in 2014, and your many contributions ;). You've earned it! George Edward CTalkContributions 07:22, 29 November 2014 (UTC)
  • You are great at expanding this place. Wikipedia is never complete, but with you were, it feels like it's pretty close :) Krett12 (talk) 00:47, 3 June 2016 (UTC)
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For your continuing coverage and update on the 2017 Manchester Arena incident, and for all the articles you keep up to date. -- Enfcer (talk) 01:38, 23 May 2017 (UTC)
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For your regular updates on DYK. --Tbennert (talk) 22:58, 6 July 2017 (UTC)
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Your article contributions don't go unnoticed. Thanks for your endless amount of time and effort in keeping up with the current events! Zhangj1079 (Saluton!) Lest We Forget 01:04, 9 November 2017 (UTC)
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Thank you for creating very good articles and wikifying them, and placing stub on short articles! Thank you! Psl631 TALK Contribs 07:39, 30 March 2018 (UTC)

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