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Best regards! ArthurPSmith (talk) 18:56, 11 May 2020 (UTC)

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Hi. You are welcome to use the quote whichever way you wish, however you wish. As a relatable statement, it has probably a little morphed, and should be more considered in relation to the politics of this place. I had a break and predominantly realigned my contributions to items, where these contributions align with my work on other wikis, so I am still active here, just not so much on matters that will land one on my user talk page.

My commitment to the over all principles of this and other wikis, and my range and level of contributions have been around for a while, so I am not going to fall as a typical commentator, or commenter. In fact because of my history through WMF places, it was my gentle, purposeful political statement, especially as WD is secondary to my contributions on the sisters. IOW it has context though you would need to know the broader background to comprehend.

Best of luck with the thesis.  — billinghurst sDrewth 22:25, 14 September 2020 (UTC)

@billinghurst: Thank you so much for the speedy response and the background information you provided. It's really valuable feedback to us. Have a great day! Chuankaz (talk) 04:12, 15 September 2020 (UTC)