For Stefan, in recognition...

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For Stefan, in recognition...

Postby Ben » Sat Aug 01, 2009 12:38 pm

Hi everyone

Stefan has received an award: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Eu.stefan#Kudos
for his Outline of Buddhism at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outline_of_Buddhism

Please join me in congratulating a true friend of the Dhamma, our friend Stefan!


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Re: For Stefan, in recognition...

Postby appicchato » Sat Aug 01, 2009 1:01 pm

All right Stefan!...good for you...and good for us too...well done friend...:twothumbsup:
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Re: For Stefan, in recognition...

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Aug 01, 2009 1:18 pm

:woohoo:

May you gain much merit for this great work!

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Re: For Stefan, in recognition...

Postby Annapurna » Sat Aug 01, 2009 2:35 pm

Wow, I haven't read too much yet, but it looks very well organized and structured!

Looks like a job well done !!
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Re: For Stefan, in recognition...

Postby Individual » Sat Aug 01, 2009 3:32 pm

I his outline and it's amazing... Not just the amount of work he put into it, but it was also put together very well. I wanted to improve it, but I wasn't sure what I could do to make it better!
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Re: For Stefan, in recognition...

Postby Stephen K » Sat Aug 01, 2009 5:12 pm

I'm glad you all like it!

Anyone can make edits and improve it even further.

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Re: For Stefan, in recognition...

Postby Tex » Sat Aug 01, 2009 11:51 pm

WOW!!

I only wish I'd had access to such a resource when I started studying Buddhism, tremendous job, Stefan! Your efforts will benefit many.
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Re: For Stefan, in recognition...

Postby Dhammakid » Sat Aug 01, 2009 11:54 pm

Fantastic work, Stefan. Top notch.

It's work like this that renews my faith in many Wiki articles.

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Re: For Stefan, in recognition...

Postby BlackBird » Sun Aug 02, 2009 12:15 am

Holy moley

You've been busy Stefan!

Congratulations, and thank you :clap:
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Re: For Stefan, in recognition...

Postby adosa » Sun Aug 02, 2009 2:46 pm

Thanks Stefan,

Great job and much merit to you, friend! :bow: :bow: :bow:


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Re: For Stefan, in recognition...

Postby cooran » Sun Aug 02, 2009 8:11 pm

Well done Stefan!

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Re: For Stefan, in recognition...

Postby Stephen K » Sun Aug 02, 2009 8:35 pm

Thanks for all the praise. :tongue:

Means my work was not in vain.
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Re: For Stefan, in recognition...

Postby Sanghamitta » Tue Aug 04, 2009 11:23 am

Sadhu ! Sadhu! Sadhu !

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Re: For Stefan, in recognition...

Postby Fede » Tue Aug 04, 2009 7:10 pm

Stefan, that is nothing short of brilliant.
Very well done to you, my friend, I think that's just amazing.

Thank you for all the effort you must have put in.
truly awesome. :anjali:

Edit:
The more I read it, the more utterly staggering it becomes......

Just...wow.
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Re: For Stefan, in recognition...

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Wed Aug 05, 2009 7:48 am

What an amazing job you did! Thank you!


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Re: For Stefan, in recognition...

Postby nomad » Wed Aug 05, 2009 11:09 pm

Wow, Stefan. You’re being showered with praise and it’s very well deserved. That outline is incredible! Thanks for putting in the hard work!

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Re: For Stefan, in recognition...

Postby Stephen K » Thu Aug 06, 2009 7:24 am

Thank you, thank you, everyone!
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