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Request for a Draft Merge[edit]

Hello Czar and happy new year. Will you please take a look at Draft:Dirty Grandpa and see if it's history could be merged into Dirty Grandpa? Thanks. --Captain Assassin! «TCG» 04:01, 12 January 2015 (UTC)

@Captain Assassin!, yep, should be easy enough—good to go czar  04:13, 12 January 2015 (UTC)
Thanks. See you with another later. --Captain Assassin! «TCG» 10:34, 12 January 2015 (UTC)

Draft move[edit]

Hello Czar! Will you please remove the redirect Ben-Hur (2016 film) and move Draft:Ben-Hur (2016 film) to the mainspace? Thanks. --Captain Assassin! «TCG» 10:57, 13 January 2015 (UTC)

@Captain Assassin!, ✓ done. There was some history in mainspace that looked connected to the draft so I histmerged rather than delete+move'd. Uncontroversial delete+move (technical) requests will get action a little faster if requested through WP:RM#TR. Nice work! czar  13:56, 13 January 2015 (UTC)
No problem with the merging, your's work is nice too. Please take a look at Draft:Jobs (2016 film) which is also in needs to merged into Steve Jobs (film), I created the draft first and was working on it. I didn't actually edited recently to avoid parallel histories. Thanks again. --Captain Assassin! «TCG» 15:10, 13 January 2015 (UTC)
@Captain Assassin!, ✓ done, though it looks like the old material has already been adequately covered in the current version czar  15:42, 13 January 2015 (UTC)
Thanks. Will you please delete the draft redirect Draft:Jobs (2016 film)? Actually we don't need that. --Captain Assassin! «TCG» 15:47, 13 January 2015 (UTC)
I agree but the consensus on draft remains is that redirects are cheap czar  15:50, 13 January 2015 (UTC)
Here's another one, I want you to move Draft:Pete's Dragon (film) to Pete's Dragon (2016 film). And I'm hesitating a little bit proposing here again and again. Should I ask another admin next time if you mind or it's okay? No offence. --Captain Assassin! «TCG» 17:14, 13 January 2015 (UTC)
Don't worry, I've moved it by myself. Thanks anyway. --Captain Assassin! «TCG» 03:51, 14 January 2015 (UTC)
Sorry, was busy yesterday. I'm happy to help, though it's easier to handle several requests at once than in succession czar  13:11, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

Link removal[edit]

Hey, I saw you just removed links to NC.A. Was that a mistake? The article was not deleted. --Random86 (talk) 23:03, 17 January 2015 (UTC)

Indeed it was—already reverted czar  23:04, 17 January 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Vox (website)[edit]

Harrias talk 16:04, 19 January 2015 (UTC)

"The BFG" drafts merge[edit]

Hello Czar, will you please take a look at these two drafts Draft:The BFG (film) and Draft:The BFG (2016 film)? I think the first one should be histmerged into the second one with "2016" in it's dab. Is it possible and good to be merged? --Captain Assassin! «TCG» 04:05, 20 January 2015 (UTC)

You did not reply yet. --Captain Assassin! «TCG» 04:14, 21 January 2015 (UTC)
Not without making a mess—the latter's history fits in the middle of the former's without a clear break. At least for now, it would probably make the most sense to redirect the "2016 film" draft to the "film" draft, which has enough content to not even need the former's content. czar  13:18, 21 January 2015 (UTC)
That's better, but if it's easy to merge than do it. Otherwise just do the redirect as think is better. --Captain Assassin! «TCG» 16:23, 21 January 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Fullbright (company)[edit]

 — Crisco 1492 (talk) 02:59, 22 January 2015 (UTC)

"Atlas Entertainment" move[edit]

Hello! Will you please move Draft:Atlas Entertainment to the mainspace without leaving the redirect? There is a redirect Atlas Entertainment in the way, otherwise I'd done it by myself. Thanks. --Captain Assassin! «TCG» 04:01, 26 January 2015 (UTC)

@Captain Assassin!, ✓ done czar  04:06, 26 January 2015 (UTC)
Thank you. --Captain Assassin! «TCG» 04:19, 26 January 2015 (UTC)


Talk:Jimmy_Edgar#pic Earflaps (talk) 23:53, 26 January 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Mother (video game series)[edit]

 — Crisco 1492 (talk) 00:29, 27 January 2015 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Review of Education[edit]

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DYK for Vainglory (video game)[edit]

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 00:02, 3 February 2015 (UTC)

Just asking[edit]

Hello Czar! I've a question, is histmerge possible or not when just a single edit in both articles overlap (both same dates)? --Captain Assassin! «TCG» 04:08, 5 February 2015 (UTC)

It depends? If the article was a cut-and-paste move and that conflicting edit is the "pasted" copy of the old article, it would be deleted, so it's workable. If it's two different drafts, and they do not have a clean break between them, it gets messy. In reality, histmerging is only necessary when the stuff being merged in needs attribution to be preserved. If they're your edits to be merged, most histmerge admins will just suggest that you copy and paste your work over the current article and redirect the old version, since the attribution will be the same (attributed to you). If a single edit overlaps, it still requires a complex deletion and restoring technique (as described on the histmerge info page). I'm happy to oblige when the histmerge is reasonable, when attribution would otherwise be hard to preserve, but it otherwise makes sense to simply merge one's own edits, as mentioned. Otherwise, histmerging with the only real effect of changing the "first" edit to the page is a game not worth playing. czar  12:44, 5 February 2015 (UTC)
Yeah I got it. I'll let you know if I got into situation. Thanks. --Captain Assassin! «TCG» 17:41, 6 February 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Educating the Disfranchised and Disinherited[edit]

Harrias talk 14:42, 7 February 2015 (UTC)


Re: The deletion of Marcelino Bautista Sifuentes. The content on the page provided multiple valid sources from both print and web content and image files in question were listed with the appropriate copy right tags and permissions. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:54, 8 February 2015 (UTC)

I closed that deletion discussion based on the consensus of the editors involved. I found their rationales valid when I checked them myself. For more information on what kind of sources articles need, I recommend the readings off of WP:42. The images related to that article both credited authorship without any explicit sign of their permission. There are directions on the page that explain how the author can confirm their consent to use a Wikipedia-compatible license. czar  01:59, 9 February 2015 (UTC)


Why is American Thinker unreliable? Just curious. Yours, Quis separabit? 22:46, 11 February 2015 (UTC)

There were two conversations about it in the WP:RSN archives, in 2008 and 2010, if I recall correctly, though the 2008 was more definitive. The short of it is that it doesn't have a reputation for fact-checking or accuracy. czar  22:49, 11 February 2015 (UTC)
Update (posted before your reply but hit edit conflict): I did review this reference to American Thinker but it does not appear to automatically disqualify the site from being used as a reference source in all circumstances. Anyway, Quis separabit? 22:51, 11 February 2015 (UTC)
Right, that 2010 conversation was about citing it for partisan opinion. The 2008 was about using it as a reliable source for facts. Anyway, the site doesn't have a posted editorial policy or similar assurances in its About Us, so it's safe to hold the 2008 consensus. czar  22:54, 11 February 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Nyu Media[edit]

Graeme Bartlett (talk) 00:26, 12 February 2015 (UTC)

Skyword Page Deletion[edit]

Hello Czar,

Hope you're well. I'm writing to ask why the page for Skyword was deleted. still operates as a business, and I would like to find out how we can help get the page reinstated. Here are the notes: 05:05, 21 December 2014 Czar (talk | contribs) deleted page Skyword (Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Skyword closed as Delete) Skyword (talk) 18:51, 12 February 2015 (UTC)Skyword

There was a discussion at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Skyword and the consensus was to delete the article. The participants said the article lacked significant coverage in multiple reliable, independent sources. (?) Not every business has enough coverage to warrant its own article. Our conflict of interest guidelines also recommend not making pages about your own organization, perhaps most importantly to preserve impartiality and critical distance from the subject. Hope to see you around on other articles, but it looks like you'll need to change your username first. czar  03:00, 15 February 2015 (UTC)

Valentine Greets!!![edit]

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Sending you a heartfelt and warm love on the eve,
Happy editing,
 - T H (here I am) 12:03, 13 February 2015 (UTC)

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DYK for Compulsory Miseducation[edit]

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 12:52, 15 February 2015 (UTC)

DYK for God's Choice[edit]

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 00:37, 16 February 2015 (UTC)


Good morning! Just wanted to make sure you got a courtesy note about the extended convo just opened. Earflaps (talk) 11:16, 17 February 2015 (UTC)

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (film)[edit]

Hello Czar! Please move Draft:Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (film) to Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (film) without leaving the redirect. Thanks. --Captain Assassin! «TCG» 04:44, 18 February 2015 (UTC)

✓ done czar  07:46, 18 February 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Education and Democracy: The Meaning of Alexander Meiklejohn[edit]

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 01:02, 19 February 2015 (UTC)


Unrelated to article editing -- The Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon folks mentioned that I should get in touch with you about potentially supporting a satellite event that we have planned for Saturday, Mar 7 in Southern Wisconsin. They didn't have an email for you but I hope we can get in touch ASAP to discuss this. We jumped on rather quickly and scheduled an event but are looking for local support. Thanks! alauramegan (talk) 01:45, 23 February 2015 (UTC)

Replied via email czar  02:04, 23 February 2015 (UTC)

Art+Feminism event March 7th[edit]

Hello Czar, Art+Feminism is in full swing, with over 70 events confirmed or in planning. We just heard from organizers in Madison that they have a space, and are going to hold an event. I see that they contacted you above. The details are here: Wikipedia:Meetup/Madison/ArtAndFeminism_2015. We are hoping that you might be able to join this meetup and shepherd it as you did last year. Thank you!!!--Theredproject (talk) 02:13, 23 February 2015 (UTC)

DYK for The Demands of Liberal Education[edit]

Coffee // have a cup // beans // 12:01, 25 February 2015 (UTC)


Ouch! :) DBaK (talk) 21:10, 25 February 2015 (UTC)

Not you, but you know. Thanks for answering their question anyway czar  21:21, 25 February 2015 (UTC)
I do know! :) Thanks DBaK (talk) 21:27, 25 February 2015 (UTC)

This Month in Education: [February 201[edit]

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You have a Reddit thread devoted to you[edit]

On KotakuInAction (the GamerGate forum) - apparently the fact that you wrote a bunch of wiki articles on Tim Rogers and related subjects (along with, you know, 50 bajillion other articles safely ignored) means that you're some sort of SJW secret agent and possibly secretly Tim Rogers himself. Or something, there's not really anything resembling logic there. --PresN 08:18, 1 March 2015 (UTC)

Replaceable fair use File:Apple Pay promotional hero.jpg[edit]

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Books and Bytes - Issue 10[edit]

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