User talk:24.203.68.10

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Welcome[edit]

Welcome!

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Your recent edits[edit]

Information.svg Hello. In case you didn't know, when you add content to talk pages and Wikipedia pages that have open discussion, you should sign your posts by typing four tildes ( ~~~~ ) at the end of your comment. You may also click on the signature button Button sig.png located above the edit window. This will automatically insert a signature with your username or IP address and the time you posted the comment. This information is useful because other editors will be able to tell who said what, and when. Thank you. --SineBot (talk) 07:13, 25 January 2010 (UTC)

April 2010[edit]

Nuvola apps important.svg You currently appear to be engaged in an edit war according to the reverts you have made on Talk:2010 Polish Air Force Tu-154 crash. Note that the three-revert rule prohibits making more than three reversions on a single page within a 24-hour period. Additionally, users who perform several reversions in content disputes may be blocked for edit warring even if they do not technically violate the three-revert rule. When in dispute with another editor you should first try to discuss controversial changes to work towards wording and content that gains a consensus among editors. Should that prove unsuccessful, you are encouraged to seek dispute resolution, and in some cases it may be appropriate to request page protection. Please stop the disruption, otherwise you may be blocked from editing. -- Eraserhead1 <talk> 22:29, 13 April 2010 (UTC)

Once more (since the previous one has been reverted): this is a dynamic address.[edit]

Since most addresses given with usual accounts by most internet service providers (certainly mine, that can be checked by IP block (maybe make a page for it) are DYNAMIC, it's pointless to keep a log of "recent" edits or "discussions" for a user of a dynamic IP address.

Moreover, sometimes the same address can be shared (via NAT), so not only is it pointless to tie a user to a moving target (or a moving target to anything stationary), but sometimes it can be outright embarassing or worse if another ignorant person that shares a network would blame their spouse or kids for something that some outher user edited. I shudder at the idea. (Imagine someone discussing the latest pr0n actor on wiki, getting a flame back, then some parent or spouse thinking it was their kid or significant other....) *cringe*

I'm not afraid of MY opinions (if I would express them on wiki, they would be pretty public anyway), but I would not want to have the slimmest chance of being associated with someone else's that I cannot possibly control.

Hint - use cookies instead[edit]

Whoever's in charge of this, instead of just blindly reverting the edit or quoting rules like a droid (see above about the poor sap who fought for his edit, got reverted 3 times then got blamed himself for 3 reverts, some rule that applies asymmetrically, it seems), better DISCUSS it with your peers and fix the issue (like identify a user with a cookie, not an IP address for instance. Cookies live longer than dhcp addresses anyway).