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This account was created to host userboxes migrated via the Userbox Migration. This is an alternate account of Mets501.


To view a full list of userboxes hosted here, go to Special:Prefixindex/User:UBX.


When categorizing User:UBX subpages please use the following format:

[[Category:User templates|{{PAGENAME}}]]

where (abb.) is the abbreviation you want to use. Add any word after category with a space and decapitalize the "u" to use the subpages, for instance:

[[Category:Interest user templates|{{PAGENAME}}]]

Full explanation[edit]

In the light of recent controversy over the use of User:UBX, I feel it necessary to explain further what this account is used for.

First, let me say that this is not an attempt to move all userboxes everywhere to a subdirectory of User:UBX. It is not an attempt to create a pseudo-namespace for userboxes. It is not meant to anger or confuse anyone, and I'm really sorry for the problems it has caused.

The sole reason why I created User:UBX was to host userboxes userfied via the Userbox Migration. The project had started to slow down, and I wanted to jump start it again, so I decided to host boxes myself and fix transclusions to point to the new locations with my bot, User:MetsBot. I didn't want to host the userboxes in subpages of User:Mets501, for various reasons, so I decided to host them here, in subpages of User:UBX.

This is not a new twist on the userbox migration, just something that has been taking place for a while, but instead of a user migrating the boxes, I feed the boxes to my bot to migrate to this userspace. I am not migrating all userboxes in sight, just ones which are of no benefit to the project.

I hope that this clears things up a bit, and thank you for reading.

If you have any other questions, please feel free to ask on User talk:Mets501. I am not trying to conceal anything from anyone, or do anything undercover, and again, I apologize if it came across that way.

METS501 (talk) 23:46, 22 February 2007 (UTC)