User talk:Orwell84


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-- New user message (talk) 04:46, 23 December 2014 (PST)


Hi Orwell84, I've seen your recent edits and I like them. They're usually big additions to the articles in question, and well-written. So, as a token of my appreciation and hopes that you will continue in this fashion, have an award. Substantial Addition Award, 1st ribbon Oh, and welcome to Sarna by the way! :) Cheers, Frabby (talk) 07:20, 14 January 2015 (PST)

Thank you kindly Frabby , much appreciated! :)


Hy Orwell84, i undo your revison on the 3074 page, please take a look here Policy:Year Pages--Doneve (talk) 05:58, 20 January 2015 (PST)

Awards Board[edit]

Hi, i installed the awards board to your user page.--Doneve (talk) 03:10, 26 January 2015 (PST)03:10, 26 January 2015 (PST)

Turning Points article[edit]

While I do agree with the article you created in principle, I propose to extend its scope to all Turning Points products, i.e. to include the Jihad Turning Points and Operational Turning Points products. The "main" article would be Turning Points, and Jihad/Historical/Operational turning points would be redirects to that article. What do you think? Frabby (talk) 02:22, 8 February 2015 (PST)

Good idea Frabby, I agree. I'll fill out a generic Turning Points article with the Historicals and add the other series over the coming week when I get time. That way anyone who's interested can find a list of all the Turning Points PDFs and what each of them deals with. Orwell84 (talk) 03:13, 9 February 2015 (PST)


Yo Orwell84,

Intelser, interesting little nugget of fluff I have never heard of before.. Don't forget that you need to back things up with refs or it falls flat on its face!--Dmon (talk) 04:37, 14 November 2018 (EST)

Thanks for the heads up Dmon! I've gone back and fleshed out the article.--Orwell84 (talk) 02:38, 15 November 2018 (EST)


Morning Orwell84 (or what ever time it is where you are),

As one of a crop of new editors on the wiki I would like your thoughts on something that has knock on effects about handling future new products. How we handle new products.--Dmon (talk) 05:46, 28 November 2018 (EST)


Hey Orwell,

I would like to present you an award for your recent articles on the Mosiro Archipelago and Draconis Reach. These are fine examples of the kind of work the wiki needs more of.

All Purpose Award, 1st ribbon I have alsk added the award to your awards board.--Dmon (talk) 07:15, 5 February 2019 (EST)

Thanks Dmon :)--Orwell84 (talk)

Bloodnamed Warriors[edit]

Hi Orwell,

I deleted the Trent entry in the Howell (Bloodname)‎‎, as here we only list Bloodnamed Warriors, and Trent never attained that honor.--Pserratv (talk) 02:58, 20 February 2019 (EST)


I just want you to know that I have nominated you for an award in the 2019 Founder's Awards for your work on the wiki last year. Dmon (talk) 09:36, 16 February 2020 (EST)

Thanks Dmon, much appreciated! Hopefully my work's been of use to other fans :)--Orwell84 (talk)
Well deserved! Nicjansma (talk) 21:12, 7 July 2020 (EDT)

Affiliation in character articles[edit]

Hey Orwell,

Good work on the Yori Kurita article, I am glad somebody is doing some work on the Dark Age Draconis Combine stuff because really do not enjoy Ilsa J. Bicks writing.

Anyway, what I want to ask you though is on characters like Yori list the affiliation as House Kurita rather than the Draconis Combine. My personal pet project involves tracing as many noble families as I can. Part of that involves seperating House and State. Normal people are listed as loyal to the state but nobles are loyal to the family first, in a similar way to modern politicians look after themselves first.--Dmon (talk) 22:06, 20 May 2020 (EDT)

No worries Dmon, I'll keep that in mind for future House-specific characters. I've only just reached Daughter of the Dragon in my MWDA collection so I've only seen Yori in Sword of Sedition and Fortress Republic so far. Hopefully I'll have Yori's article updated with both plus ER3145 and Shattered Fortress by next week, and then I'll add from Bick's novels as I reach them.Orwell84 (talk) 23:39, 21 May 2020 (EDT)


Cheers for catching my screw-up on Spotlight On: Schmidt’s Petraries, no Idea why I made an article as a TtS product!--Dmon (talk) 05:01, 10 June 2020 (EDT)

No worries Dmon, easy error to make when you're churning out fifty new articles :)--Orwell84 (talk)