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Greetings! I have several interests including United States politics, United States and Pennsylvania history, astronomy, spaceflight history, medicine and geology. I do not limit myself to these, however, and one can expect to find me editing in a multitude of areas, from baseball to classic rock, and many others in between.


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I've been here since November 2008 but didn't get extensively involved until about mid-2010. Most of the work I do here on Wikipedia is of the low-key variety: copyediting articles, working at UAA/AIV/CSD, various routine maintenance, categorizing stubs, documenting historical U.S. elections, and contributing to articles covering a multitude of subjects that interest me. I became an administrator in July 2011 (verify) and use the tools mostly in the background to keep things running smoothly wherever I can. If you need my assistance or have a question, my talk page is always open.

Tyrol5 on other Wikimedia projects: Meta-WikiWikinewsCommonsWikisourceTyrol5's SUL


Here's a small sampling of articles I've spent time working on, by topic:

Astronomy, spaceflight, planetary geology:

Taurus–Littrow (lunar valley) (Did You Know?, Good article) • Descartes Highlands (Did You Know?) • Marius HillsFra Mauro formation (Good article) • Goodyear Meteor JuniorHadley–Apennine (lunar region) (Good article) • Troctolite 76535Konstantin ValkovBoris Andreyev (cosmonaut)AstroinformaticsKosmos 396Kosmos 656Pavel Petrovich Parenago (Did You Know?) • Soyuz TM-30 (Good article) • Mir EO-19 (Good article) • Trumpler 10Mir EO-8Apollo 17 (Good article) • Big MuleyApollo 16 (Good article) • Soyuz TMA-12M

United States government, history:

United States House Committee on Revolutionary PensionsUnited States Senate chamberBarry Goldwater presidential campaign, 1964 (Good article - Collaboration w/ User:William S. Saturn) • Journal of William MaclayAgricultural Act of 1948Milton Shapp presidential campaign, 1976United States House Committee on Public WorksBill PedutoCalvin B. Taylor

United States elections:

United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1976United States Senate election in Ohio, 1914United States Senate election in Missouri, 1934United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1974United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1982United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1988United States Senate election in Arizona, 1952List of Pennsylvania gubernatorial electionsPennsylvania Senate elections, 2012Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012Pennsylvania Attorney General election, 2012Pennsylvania Auditor General election, 2012Pennsylvania State Treasurer election, 2012Pittsburgh mayoral election, 2013 (Good article) • List of United States Senate elections in PennsylvaniaList of United States presidential elections in PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Senate elections, 2014

Cellular biology, biochemistry, medicine:

NorvalineIschemic cell deathOrganelle biogenesis (Did You Know?) • MacromonomerErythrogenic toxinPulmonologyPulmonary rehabilitationAcute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseBimalleolar fracture

Articles I've rewritten or expanded:

Ivan BellaToyohiro AkiyamaValeri Polyakov (Good article) • Aleksandr Panayotov AleksandrovUnited States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1980


Tenacity (mineralogy)Landé interval ruleAgriculture in Pennsylvania2013 Pittsburgh Pirates season

See here for a full list of articles I've started, although I find that I do as much if not more content work on existing articles.

Barnstars and Gifts
Barnstar of Reversion2.pngThe Anti-Vandalism Barnstar
I thought a minute ago, after you beat me to a revert 4 times in a row, "If this guy beats me one more time, I'm gonna have to start throwing stars!"...I hope I didn't hit you in the head ;). Keep it up! 2D ℳaestro Dribble/Scribble 01:15, 22 July 2010 (UTC)
Barnstar of Reversion Hires.pngThe Anti-Vandalism Barnstar
Your revert speed is simply amazing! You've beaten me many, many times tonight and often do it within 2 seconds or even less! Congratulations, and keep up the good work! :) dffgd talk·edits 01:33, 23 July 2010 (UTC)
Barnstar of Reversion Hires.pngThe Anti-Vandalism Barnstar
I hereby award you, Tyrol5, the Anti-Vandalism Barnstar, for your amazing work fighting vandalism. You've beaten me many times. Keep it up! :) --Meaghan :) 18:28, 11 August 2010 (UTC)
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Great work with Huggle. Tommy! [message] 00:58, 24 August 2010 (UTC)
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To Tyrol5, for contributions to astronomy-related articles. Axl ¤ [Talk] 21:58, 31 May 2011 (UTC)
Content Creativity Barnstar.pngThe Content Creativity Barnstar
In recognition of your excellent work in creating the Barry Goldwater presidential campaign, 1964 article. Great job in supplying extensive well-written, reliably sourced content; superbly formatted and illustrated as well. Bravo!! JayJasper (talk) 21:46, 22 November 2011 (UTC)
Bal mithai.jpgBal Sweet
My reviewer request has been accepted, and this was not possible without your support, guidance and tips. So I bought Pakistani "Bal Sweet" for you! Come to Pakistan if you like it, We will welcome you! Faizan (talk) 19:20, 5 April 2013 (UTC)
Special Barnstar Hires.pngThe Special Barnstar
You were far from the only editor to leave me a kind note when I announced my retirement, but I have to say that your comments were probably the most appreciated. Your words were very kind, and they meant a lot seeing as I don't believe we have interacted much during my time here. To discover that you have a positive impression of me was quite a pleasant surprise. Thank you. AutomaticStrikeout (TCSign AAPT) 02:41, 22 April 2013 (UTC)
Gold Medal.svgGood as gold!
In considering possible recipients for my Golden Editor Award, I remembered you. Specifically, I recalled the kind words you posted on my talk page several months ago. As noted in a section higher up on this page, the message you left for me at that time was very much appreciated. While the Golden Editor Award is a kind of lifetime achievement award that would not necessarily be awarded for a single act of kindness, your userpage shows that you have a respectable resume of content work. Based on my observations and my prior interaction with you, I happy to present you with this award. Happy editing! AutomaticStrikeout  ?  19:40, 11 August 2013 (UTC)
LibertyBellstar.pngThe Liberty Star
I have noticed the many Pennsylvanian historical elections articles that you have recently created, thus prompting me to award you this barnstar! Schuy B. (talk) 22:51, 22 December 2013 (UTC)
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Thank you for your message. Ehsan Shahamatnia (talk) 17:52, 20 November 2015 (UTC)

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