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Mistaken edits - IMPORTANT[edit]

I am sometimes a bit clumsy with the keyboard, and I've found I've accidentally wrongly reverted other people's edits. Two examples are here and here. (I recall making at least one other bad edit, but can't remember where.)

The bad edits are ones where I've reverted something without any obvious reasons. Now, I do often roll back someone's edits in clear cases of vandalism. However, if there is any possiible doubt about in my mind about the reason for a reversion, I ALWAYS explain in the edit summary.

I don't believe my account's been compromised, because the mistaken edits have been ones made at times when I've been active, and to subjects I've been looking at. I think it's probably because I'm now using touchscreens more and sometimes accidentally brushing the rollback link.

If you see one of these phantom edits, do please revert me, and I would be grateful if you could notify me at the foot of this page.

Thanks--A bit iffy (talk) 08:01, 11 September 2011 (UTC)

Welcome![edit]

Hello, A bit iffy, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are a few good links for newcomers:

I hope you enjoy editing here and being a Wikipedian! By the way, please be sure to sign your name on talk pages using four tildes (~~~~) to produce your name and the current date, or three tildes (~~~) for just your name. If you have any questions, you can post to the help desk or ask me on my talk page. Again, welcome!  RJFJR 20:58, September 12, 2005 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Simon Leamy[edit]

This note is to let you know that I have consolidated this AfD into Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/J. P. McManus Scholarship Award winnners 2. There were multiple articles for winners of the J. P. McManus Scholarship Award created today and it makes more sense to have a single discussion for these articles instead of handling them one at a time. --Allen3 talk 12:10, 5 October 2005 (UTC)

Hubble Deep Field[edit]

You were right to revert your edits, but as you stated you were unsure here's a quick explanation. More distant stars & galaxies are younger due to the time it takes for their light to reach us. Therefore if an object is 12 billion light years away, we are seeing at as it existed 12 billion years ago. If these galaxies still exist, they most certainly will be the amongst the oldest in the universe. But unfortunately we will have to wait billions of years for their light to reach us, to find out whether they still exist today. I hope that makes a bit more sense. Majts 21:27, 13 October 2005 (UTC)

French law on secularity and conspicuous religious symbols in schools[edit]

The Sikh guy told me the dates did not match (he was expelled in 1998, so he couldn't be the 2004 "student"). David.Monniaux 16:54, 25 October 2005 (UTC)

Enigma[edit]

Hi there! I noticed your edits to the Enigma disambiguition page just recently and wanted to tell you that Wikipedia:Manual of Style (disambiguation pages) states that wikilinks in dab pages should not be in piped form. So, I'm going to remove the piping and work around your edits. :) Regards, Andylkl (talk) 14:31, 1 November 2005 (UTC)

.[edit]

I noticed that you had been removing some vandalism and you are not a member of Wikipedia:Counter Vandalism Unit You might want to join it. Also there is a bot that finds vandalism the bot is in #wikipedia-en-vandalism on freenode.net

By the way if you join you will be the 100th member --Adam1213 Talk+ 08:05, 7 November 2005 (UTC)

CBW[edit]

I can't believe you actually read the whole thing, you must be really bored! Haven't been to Brighton in 30+ years. Thanks for the clean up. CambridgeBayWeather (talk) 09:16, 12 November 2005 (UTC)

Wonderful User Page[edit]

Having just read your gracious comments on my user page - thank you - i've now read your user page. delightful. now *that's* a user page! i was pleased to read your mention regarding use of alternative software for talk/discussion pages, along the lines of PHP bulletin board. i'd had the same thought in the last week or so, and it really makes sense - and is badly needed. discussions aren't articles - using the same software for them is madness, and as noted increases the likelyhood of tomfoolery with other people's comments (i've had discussion comments i've written deleted arbitrarily by a person who feels who 'owns' the page in question and its discussion - if something written is wrong, then it must stand and be pointed out as wrong, not be capriciously removed). but enough rambling. fabulous photos on your page as well. cheers! Anastrophe 18:45, 19 November 2005 (UTC)

Special characters[edit]

I'm not sure whether adding these notices at the top and bottom of articles is a good idea. The footer notice is really too big for an article. As many of these articles also contain {{language}}, it might be better to use that templates capability to add a samll footer notice to the bottom of the language infobox instead. --Gareth Hughes 15:26, 25 November 2005 (UTC)

depth of Eurobond markets[edit]

Ref your edit comment on Euro: I don't suppose you'd accept "stands to reason, dunnit". Only example I can think of is that the Irish Governmment has been able to secure long term debt denominated in Euro on more favourable terms that previously it did in IEP. Of course a sceptic might observe that "Ireland plc" has improved its credit rating no end at the same time, so what is cause and what is effect? --Red King 00:35, 28 November 2005 (UTC)

History gives "23:50, 27 November 2005 A bit iffy (rv last edit - test?) ". I admit though that I thought you meant that the edit was a bit iffy, and maybe didn't revise that when I found it was your moniker. No worries either way! --Red King 00:46, 28 November 2005 (UTC)

Requiring log-in for editing: a good idea[edit]

I've finally done something about the anonymous edit situation, rather than just bleating about it in my edit summaries! laying the case before the Village Pump (here). I encourage everyone to support the move on Village Pump; and in the edit summaries of your reverts to link there — although I've been completely unable to figure out how to do it. . . . Best, Bill 13:50, 3 December 2005 (UTC)

Copyright Examination Rejected[edit]

You requested a copyright examination regarding Virgil's tomb. Sadly copyright examinations is not the right place for your request. The most common reason is that the content has already been added/uploaded to Wikipedia. Such cases (violations or not) are taken care of at Wikipedia:Copyright problems.

Your request will eventually be moved to List of requests which don't belong here on the copyright examinations page. Please try to find the right place for your request as soon as possible. We hope that your request will find the right place and get answered. --Easyas12c 01:48, 18 December 2005 (UTC)


Information: New Help Group[edit]

This message is to inform you about a new group whose aim is to try and answer Wikipedians' questions. The group is based here, and is so far nameless. If you can offer any help by improving the pages or by answering any questions, then you are very welcom to do so. You are also welcome to raise any questions.

If you know of anyone who would either like to know about this or could benefit from it, then please tell them. Thank you. The Neokid 19:02, 5 January 2006 (UTC)

Wikilinking years[edit]

Hi. I was just browsing your user page and read, And with years, e.g. 1956, I see very little point in making links of those. I think it's unlikely that users, on reading that someone was born in 1956, would then want to go to the 1956 article.. I certainly understand what you're saying about over-linking making an article unreadable, but I think year links are very valuable. It's a fascinating way to learn about a topic. What was going on in politics, science, music, art, theology, etc at the same such-and-such person was born? How did those events shape that person's life? For example, Isaac Newton states that Newton's work built on that of his predecessor, Galileo, but fails to note that Galileo died the year Newton was born (plus or minus some calendar confusion). Having year links would make it easy to discover this fact. -- RoySmith (talk) 20:15, 14 January 2006 (UTC)

semi-protection on Sydney cricket riot[edit]

I just realised that you're right about that - thanks for removing it. -- Iantalk 05:06, 8 February 2006 (UTC)

No worries, and kind regards -- Iantalk 05:17, 8 February 2006 (UTC)

York[edit]

Thanks for inserting an extra link on the York page to my (incomplete, but I'm working on it as we speak) Strays of York article. However, are Princess Eugenie/York Student Television the best bedfellows? Places of Interest seems better, and it looks as if that was once divided into City Centre and Further Out (or similar) because of the 2 alpha sequences, except that someone has tacked some more stuff on the end (sigh! I'm all in favour of anarchism, but...). Anyway, I'll sort it out later (if you don't), and maybe I'll write something on the Blue Bell, too, as it's only four minutes walk from here and I have been known to have the occasional pint of Joshua Tetley's finest Mild Ale there. --GuillaumeTell 22:19, 12 February 2006 (UTC)

OK, iffy (May I call you iffy?), thanks for the response, and I'm sure we can make something more sensible out of the existing situation. But not just now, as it's past my bedtime. No doubt I'll be dreaming tonight of a pint of Harvey's in the Lewes Arms. --GuillaumeTell 01:45, 13 February 2006 (UTC)

Caffè Nero Prices[edit]

Having seen the removal of Nero prices I go there almost every day and would be happy to keep it regularly maintained.Nicksid 12:51, 15 February 2006 (UTC)

Cheers for the message, good points. Thanks Matt Dickins 20:29, 16 February 2006 (UTC)

Thanks for the welcome, indeedy, username is an acronym of my surname!

Carpet/Rug making merge[edit]

If you remove the notices, please also remove the notice on Wikipedia:Proposed mergers, as it was the source of the merge request repost. Alba 07:28, 26 February 2006 (UTC)

Canopy (forest)[edit]

Your change to West Nile virus, i.e., directly to forest, causes an incorrect meaning in the article where the habitat of forest versus canopy is significant. I have nominated this redirect for deletion; hopefully someone will write a proper article on the topic. Rmhermen 19:04, 6 March 2006 (UTC)

Guinness[edit]

Please do not remove the {{sprotected}} notice from articles. You are not an admin and should not be doing this administrative task. You merely removed the template, not its protection. We admins need the template to identify it as protected. If you wish an article to become unprotected please place a request on WP:RPP for unprotection, thanks!  ALKIVARRadioactive.svg 13:18, 9 March 2006 (UTC)

Pseudomathematics[edit]

You rm Category:Euclidean plane geometry from this article. I certainly won't fight for its inclusion, but there is a reason for it. Plane geometry is a breeding ground for mathematical cranks; false solutions to the three classic (insolvable) problems of compass and straightedge construction are favorite subjects of pseudomathematics.

I agree, though, that the cat is a bit of a stretch. A see also might be the better choice. John Reid 23:20, 29 March 2006 (UTC)

Oil (disambiguation) → Oil[edit]

Hello. In the interest of building a consensus, I would appreciate any input you (as a recent contributor to these pages) would have regarding the request to move Oil (disambiguation) back to Oil. Thank you, --Kralizec! (talk) 17:53, 30 March 2006 (UTC)

Dilcoe's edit[edit]

Hi A bit iffy... this is the first time I've attempted corresponding with another user, so I'm probably doing a whole bunch of stuff wrong. If there's a way other than going to your profile and editing your discussion page, please let me know.

Removing the video was my mistake. I thought it was a double of the "A380 being assembled in seven minutes" video a few links above. I guess I should try not to edit wikipedia pages when I haven't slept in over 20 hours, eh?:p

How to do things[edit]

Hi - I saw your comment at Wikipedia:General complaints. I agree the help pages are not that well organized, but generally I find it possible (sometimes resorting to google searches of "site:en.wikipedia.org") to find nearly anything. You can also personally ask (on their talk page) the user who welcomed you. You can also personally ask me if you'd like (I respond to a fair number of questions at the Wikipedia:Help desk). Most things are meant to be simple and self-evident, although there are certainly plenty of cases where this isn't true. In any event, I hope you don't leave in frustration. -- Rick Block (talk) 16:14, 9 April 2006 (UTC)

Category:Council elections in England - wikify dates[edit]

Many articles under Category:Council elections in England and its subcategories have entries for by-elections with dates formatted "dd/mm/yyyy". An example is "Boney Hay By-Election 20/02/1997" on Lewes local elections#By-election_results. Is it feasible to do a bot to wikify these dates? Generally these by-election results seem to have the same standard format. --A bit iffy 12:08, 9 May 2006 (UTC)

I have tools to deal with most problems concerning dates. Leave a list of articles on my talk page and I'll have a look. Rich Farmbrough 22:50 11 June 2006 (GMT).
Should be done now. Regards Rich Farmbrough 13:25 13 June 2006 (GMT).

Re: "Excessive linking"[edit]

Hi I've been reading your user page and in the "Things about Wikipedia that irritate me" section you mention excessive linking. It occured to me that it would simplify writing and reading articles too if actually all words or expressions that have WP articles were automatically turned into links. I too often find myself wikifying words. What do you think about that?

--Mrco 17:10, 12 June 2006 (UTC)

"Things I really hate about Wikipedia"[edit]

Since you hate excessive links, perhaps you might like a 'Dates' tab to trim them. To get it, copy the entire contents of User:Bobblewik/monobook.js to User:A bit iffy/monobook.js. Then follow the instructions in your monobook to clear the cache (i.e. press Ctrl-Shift-R in Firefox, or Ctrl-F5 in IE) before it will work. Hope that helps. If you get stuck, just let me know. Regards. bobblewik 17:41, 13 June 2006 (UTC)

Apostrophe police squad[edit]

Argh! How could I miss an apostrophe abuse, especially in such a relevant external link? I don't mind at all, thanks for the fix! ;-) – Kieran T (talk | contribs) 12:03, 20 June 2006 (UTC)

FIFA world cup[edit]

Thanks, I've already noticed and fixed it :) Conscious 12:15, 28 June 2006 (UTC)

Junk science[edit]

Howdy, A bit iffy, In my work, inferences are never a bit iffy but either true or false. It is entirely possible that you, like so many prominent geostatistical scholars, do not know enough about mathematical statistics to pass the litmus test of H G Wells who believed statistical thinking to be as necessary for good citizenship as the ability to read and write. So why not engage in a little statistical thinking rather than delete what you deem a bit iffy. JanWMerks--Iconoclast 22:52, 29 June 2006 (UTC)

Thanks for your response. I'll keep my message that geostatistics is an invalid variant of mathematical statistics as short as possible, and you do what you want to do. Visit [1]and look at some of the posted files. I want to believe that Wikipedians bring sound science and scientific integrity to the world. Kind regards, JWM--Iconoclast 17:59, 30 June 2006 (UTC)

Euro[edit]

Why did you revert my contribute to Euro? The link is NOT spam: the resource is completely free and it is related to the entry, since it is a set of icons representing euro coins. The site itself is ads-free, no commercial or profit related. There are other links in that entries which are related to external resources, as currency convertors.--Dejudicibus 11:00, 30 June 2006 (UTC)

Ok, doesn't matter. I thought that such icons could be useful to people looking for Euro in Wikipedia, but it is not a drama if that link is non present. It was a contribute. If it is not appropriate, no problem. --Dejudicibus 13:24, 4 July 2006 (UTC)

P.S. By the way, the link has been accepted in the Italian version of Wikipedia. Up to you to decide if it could be reverted in the English one and what's the most appropriate way to present it.--Dejudicibus 13:30, 4 July 2006 (UTC)
P.P.S. You said that my site has problems... I am not aware of them. Which are they? I would appreciate if you could tell me what's wrong, so that I can try to correct it. Thank you in advance.--Dejudicibus 13:30, 4 July 2006 (UTC)

Your suggestion to add the link to Euro Coins is VERY good and appropriate. I did it. Thank you.--Dejudicibus 14:51, 10 July 2006 (UTC)

I added again the link to Euro Coins. It was disappeared for some reason I do not understand.--Dejudicibus 15:23, 27 December 2006 (UTC)

Terribly Sorry[edit]

I had mistook your edit to Limerick to be vandalism. I originally intended to remove the bit about Limerick being nicknamed "Stab City". Whilst I'm aware of the nickname, I believe it to be a bit POV (I'm a Galwegian, myself). My apologies for mitaking your very necessary and contributory spelling edit for vandalism. Thank you for pointing out my mistake and I'll spend more time on each edit to ensure that this doesn't happen again. Cheers! hoopydinkConas tá tú? 08:16, 4 July 2006 (UTC)

Sandra Bullock[edit]

Hi, do you know what happened in this edit? The edit summary said you were removing a link, but it looks like a lot of information was removed (such as interwiki links). Wmahan. 20:47, 24 August 2006 (UTC)

Re message you left for me ([2]) - am mystified. Have no recollection of doing anything major. Have to rush off to work now. Hope I can try to figure out what happened later. --A bit iffy 03:56, 25 August 2006 (UTC)
Having now had another look at this, I am still utterly mystified. I'm quite sure I did NOT make the above edit. However, the edit summary "Cut link to babe100.com - linkspam. Tidied." is in my style. I do remember seeing a link to babe100.com somewhere (not sure whether it was on Bullock's article), but looking back at various previous versions of the article I cannot find a mention of babe100.com. I try to be very transparent and honest about my edit summaries (as quite possibly you've noticed, Wil), and I would not bury major changes under a single word such as "tidied". In fact, I have never made an edit as major as that one, and if I did, I would probably (a) discuss it first, and (b) use caps in the edit summary. So, what now? Is the article now in an acceptable state, or do things still have to be fixed? Also, I would like to get to the bottom of that weird edit in my name - any ideas? --A bit iffy 07:09, 25 August 2006 (UTC)
I noticed that you are an editor with a history of positive contributions, which is why I asked about that edit. My guess is that you somehow reverted to an earlier version when tidying the page.
It's not a big deal--it looks like a robot added back the interwiki links, and as far as I can tell, any damage done has already been fixed. Wmahan. 14:10, 25 August 2006 (UTC)

WP:WikiProject Brighton[edit]

Welcome!
WikiProject Brighton.svg

Hi, and welcome to the Brighton WikiProject! We're a group of editors working to improve Wikipedia's coverage of everything to do with the city of Brighton and Hove.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask another fellow member, and we'll be happy to help you. Again, welcome! We look forward to seeing you around! Unisouth

12:03, 18 October 2006 (UTC)

Thanks very much iffy; of course I should have remembered. May I be only the second person to welcome you to the WikiProject. I see that the welcoming template needs a slight tweak - if I can work out how to do it. Itsmejudith 13:46, 18 October 2006 (UTC)

W. S. Gilbert[edit]

Thanks for helping in the fight against the vandals! (And thank god the whole day on the front page wasn't like the auto-vandals of the first couple hours!) Adam Cuerden talk 16:02, 18 November 2006 (UTC)

Sticking[edit]

Because Stickam has since become a genuine phenomenon, even without benefit of a Wikipedia article, I have un-deleted the most recent version of the article. That particular version was written by you; I invite you to expand it further. DS 14:24, 26 November 2006 (UTC)

My edits on Jaws[edit]

Hi. Sorry I did not provide a reason in my edit summary for removing the site; since you could barely edit a comma without receiving an edit conflict message, I just did a couple of quick edits so I wouldn't get reverted or blocked. I removed the Bunnies parody site because, while it certainly is funny, I don't think it belongs in an encyclopedic article. If we added sites with related content like that to the article, the external links section would become bloated. I hope you understand my reasoning.--Dark Kubrick 22:56, 29 November 2006 (UTC)

Article in need of cleanup - please assist if you can[edit]

Hey[edit]

Hi A bit iffy,

Happy New Year! Are you still active with the League of copyeditors? I am asking because I need some help with copyediting for the Ohio Wesleyan University article. Let me know if you are still active. WikiprojectOWU 22:21, 7 January 2007 (UTC)

Fantastic! I really appreciate it!!! Thank you for your time! WikiprojectOWU 22:55, 7 January 2007 (UTC)
I've worked with a few other editors on the article for the past few days, but your help will be greatly appreciated...I don't think much work is needed but another set of eyes will be very helpful! LaSaltarella 08:32, 15 January 2007 (UTC)

Political parties established in yyyy[edit]

Hi! First off, I think it was a good idea to create these subcats. To reply to your points

  1. (Sadly) I know very little of bots, this could work, but note that most political parties aren't even categorized in established in years-cats.
  2. There is a clear issue of consistency vs. beauty: do we go for the established route or do we innovate? Me creating Category:Political parties founded in 1968 was a typo as was Category:Parties established in 1922 by the way. These ought to be renamed.

I wouldn't worry too much about the scale since most political party articles are stubs without the year of foundation included. My estimate is that there are around 750 parties currently categorized per year. Even manually that could be do-able, but I hope you can find an automated solution. C mon 12:59, 18 January 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for keeping me posted. It looks promissing!C mon 00:13, 21 January 2007 (UTC)

Armenian Genocide[edit]

Thanks for helping me out on Armenian Genocide. I have left a notice on WP:AN/I as well. What do you think should be done about this? AecisBravado 01:54, 23 January 2007 (UTC)

I was worried about 3RR as well. But continuing to reinstate that section (about a dozen times in the last 30 minutes) without using the talk page or any other discussion method counts as disruptive behaviour bordering on vandalism. If you leave a notice at AN/I, it'd probably be best to do it in WP:AN/I#Regarding Armenian Genocide. I don't know if page protection is a good idea: there's only one problem user, and the article was unprotected only three hours ago. AecisBravado 02:04, 23 January 2007 (UTC)

Participation Drive[edit]

League of Copyeditors participation drive![edit]

Dear League member,

We've started a participation drive for the remainder of February. If you can, please help clear the backlog by adopting the following goals each week:

Thanks for your help! Rintrah 09:35, 6 February 2007 (UTC)

Abraham Lincoln and bankruptcy[edit]

Re Abraham Lincoln, I can and I will. It was very early on his life. I'll find some links later today, cheers Johnnybriggs 07:49, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

Although I can find lots and lots of dodgy American sources about his bankruptcy in 1833 I can only find good links which refer to his severe (early) debts and his possessions being seized by a Sheriff and business that he owned going bankrupt - rather than a formal declaration of his personal insolvency. Anyone know an insolvency practioner who can supply me with a definition? It is part of American folklore that he did go bankrupt as a grocery store owner and then went into law and politics but accurate definition may be difficult.—Preceding unsigned comment added by Johnnybriggs (talkcontribs)

Your reversion of my edit to Bordeaux[edit]

Hi. Thanks for the reversion of my edit. Perhaps you would like to see this discussion, and more importantly the links from it, to either affirm your reversion of my edits or undo it. Pedro |  Talk  19:58, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

BTW[edit]

I note on your user page that you consider an article on Luncheon Vouchers to be a good idea. Guess that's one of the list! I will try to expand it when I have a mo. Pedro |  Talk  20:15, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

Ennis[edit]

I have put Ennis on my watchlist. I had a look at the edit history and I can see your point. As vandalism goes, it seems a bit more thought out than most, and at a guess, it would be someone from the area. That said, as vandalism goes, it tends more towards the teenager having a laugh end than the malicious end of the vandalism spectrum, so chances are it will peter out. Most of it is getting reverted within a few minutes, but I'll keep an eye on it. Flowerpotman 23:57, 12 February 2007 (UTC)

Re:[edit]

Thank you for your help with the Ohio Wesleyan University article not too long ago. I am finalizing edits offered by various WP editors and was curious if you would be willing to support it in the FAC process? If not, I'd like to hear any comments on what else I could do to improve it. Thank you for your help again! LaSaltarella 02:04, 24 February 2007 (UTC)

AfD nomination of Dannielynn Marshall Stern[edit]

An editor has nominated Dannielynn Marshall Stern, an article on which you have worked or that you created, for deletion. We appreciate your contributions, but the nominator doesn't believe that the article satisfies Wikipedia's criteria for inclusion and has explained why in his/her nomination (see also "What Wikipedia is not"). Your opinions on whether the article meets inclusion criteria and what should be done with the article are welcome; please participate in the discussion by adding your comments at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Dannielynn Marshall Stern and please be sure to sign your comments with four tildes (~~~~). You may also edit the article during the discussion to improve it but should not remove the articles for deletion template from the top of the article; such removal will not end the deletion debate. Thank you. Please note: This is an automatic notification by a bot. I have nothing to do with this article or the deletion nomination, and can't do anything about it. Jayden54Bot 19:50, 26 February 2007 (UTC)

Re: Church 'naming policy'[edit]

This is something I was once told by an admin - I can't remember whom! Still, it makes sense.--Vox Humana 8' 00:01, 5 March 2007 (UTC)

I saw your question at the Ref Desk and seeing as how you got an answer and then presumably went off happy, I thought I'd let you know that I added yet another possible answer. Basically it was just that you could try starting with WP:CHURCH. Maybe something on the talk page for it would help you out. Dismas|(talk) 13:39, 5 March 2007 (UTC)

AfD nomination of Oyster Festival (disambiguation)[edit]

An editor has nominated Oyster Festival (disambiguation), an article on which you have worked or that you created, for deletion. We appreciate your contributions, but the nominator doesn't believe that the article satisfies Wikipedia's criteria for inclusion and has explained why in his/her nomination (see also "What Wikipedia is not"). Your opinions on whether the article meets inclusion criteria and what should be done with the article are welcome; please participate in the discussion by adding your comments at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Oyster Festival (disambiguation) and please be sure to sign your comments with four tildes (~~~~). You may also edit the article during the discussion to improve it but should not remove the articles for deletion template from the top of the article; such removal will not end the deletion debate. Thank you. Please note: This is an automatic notification by a bot. I have nothing to do with this article or the deletion nomination, and can't do anything about it. Jayden54Bot 18:17, 23 March 2007 (UTC)

Thanks![edit]

...for reverting Gary Kirk's vandalism to my userpage.--Vox Humana 8' 23:40, 28 March 2007 (UTC)

Expansion of WP:WikiProject Brighton - your opinion, please.[edit]

I have had the idea of expanding and renaming WikiProject Brighton to become WikiProject Sussex - this would not exclude people with a particular interest in, say, Chichester, Arundel, Worthing, Midhurst, Pulborough, Billingshurst, Horsham, Crawley, East Grinstead, Haywards Heath, Lewes, Eastbourne, Hastings, Rye, Winchelsea, etc. - all places worthy of a WikiProject - and I'm not sure that having WikiProject Brighton as a sub-project of WP:Sussex would work. I feel that we are being too exclusive - we could attract new members this way. What do you think? - Vox Humana 8' 17:32, 2 April 2007 (UTC)

Southease railway station[edit]

Thanks for uploading the photos - I was meaning to take some of my own next time I'm in the area. Glad to see you've joined CVU also. Autarch 18:22, 14 May 2007 (UTC)

Welcome to VandalProof![edit]

Thank you for your interest in VandalProof, A bit iffy! You have now been added to the list of authorized users, so if you haven't already, simply download and install VandalProof from our main page. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me or any other moderator, or you can post a message on the discussion page. Betacommand (talkcontribsBot) 19:56, 14 May 2007 (UTC)

Article Speedy Deletion Warning[edit]

A tag has been placed on Hockering, requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under the criteria for speedy deletion, because it is a very short article providing little or no context to the reader. Please see Wikipedia:Stub for our minimum information standards for short articles. Also please note that articles must be on notable subjects and should provide references to reliable sources that verify their content.

Please do not remove the speedy deletion tag yourself. If you plan to expand the article, you can request that administrators wait a while for you to add contextual material. To do this, affix the template {{hangon}} to the page and state your intention on the article's talk page. Feel free to leave a note on my talk page if you have any questions about this. BoricuaeddieTalkContribsSpread the love! 22:33, 14 May 2007 (UTC)

Hello. Please see the article's talk page for my reply to your {{hangon}}. Thank you. Yours truly, BoricuaeddieTalkContribsSpread the love! 23:05, 14 May 2007 (UTC)

Thank you[edit]

Thank you for all your help! I really appreciate everything that you helped with! LaSaltarella 05:05, 18 May 2007 (UTC)

  • Dear A bit iffy, I have a quick question. What is the policy for page protection from page vandalism? My sense is there will be a lot of reversions in the next one day from random IP addresses on the featured article page. Thank you so much for your help! LaSaltarella 05:21, 18 May 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for work on Beechy, Saskatchewan[edit]

As the creator of the page, I thought the only thing missing from it was properly-cited references. However, that's one of the main things in Wikipedia I have yet to master how to do properly, so thank you for making the page look more like what I wanted originally! --Canuckguy 18:47, 20 May 2007 (UTC)

A1 road (London) categorisation[edit]

Any particular reason you've deleted Category:City of London from A1 road (London) but left Islington, Haringey & Barnet? I can understand (though not agree) if you want to delete the borough categories and just leave Category:Streets in London, but can't see the logic in deleting one and leaving the other three iridescent (talk to me!) 19:14, 2 June 2007 (UTC)

Response on article's Talk page.--A bit iffy 19:32, 2 June 2007 (UTC)

Wikipedia:WikiProject Sussex[edit]

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High Street, Lincoln[edit]

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Sheerness‎ FAC[edit]

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Encona[edit]

I was just looking for Encona sauces on wiki the other day and I was disappointed by the lack of a page. I saw it is on your to do list. I just wanted to let you know that at least one person will be looking forward to it! 217.33.234.250 08:32, 6 August 2007 (UTC)

On the principle of "better late than never", make that two people! Jimmy Pitt (talk) 17:31, 27 February 2009 (UTC)

WP:CVU status[edit]

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Orphaned non-free media (Image:Experian logo.jpg)[edit]

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WP:WikiProject Brighton[edit]

Hiya. WP:WikiProject Brighton was recently tagged as inactive, although, as I've been doing some Brighton-related stuff, I removed the tag. Can we try and get it going again, or do we close it down?--Voxpuppet (talkcontribs) 12:37, 8 October 2007 (UTC)

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slow edit war:)[edit]

Well, I missed the date for my next contribution to the worlds's slowest edit war (over on the Shannon page). I see there are folks still engaged in the fight against all isles formerly called British. I like the coverage of the discussion under "Alternative names and descriptions". I was surprised to learn that the Irish government has discouraged use of the term. Interesting! PeaceDmccabe (talk) 18:14, 9 March 2008 (UTC)

Rezai Family[edit]

I apologize for labeling your edit as vandalism; it was an error on my behalf. Btw, just a quick reminder: Wikipedia's a friendly community, so in the future, keep a clear head before "having a go at the editor". A talk 17:58, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

Apology accepted. Not sure what you mean about "having a go at the editor" which was a reference to yourself...but in the end I didn't engage with you. But in the end it all seems to be sorted.--A bit iffy (talk) 18:09, 18 October 2008 (UTC)

Newstead Abbey[edit]

A Question

How much do you know about Newstead and would you like to help me improve it in a long term project (nothing radical mind)? Wikisaver62 (talk) 16:10, 23 October 2008 (UTC)

Next to nothing, actually. But I'll help if I can see a way of helping. I've simply put it on my watchlist for now.--A bit iffy (talk) 16:16, 23 October 2008 (UTC)
Thanks anyway. Wikisaver62 (talk) 16:20, 23 October 2008 (UTC)

Main Page redesign[edit]

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Shannon Airport[edit]

There's the beginning of a discussion about the Shamrock Express on the talk page of the user who made the change on WP to indicate it's a scheduled flight. Yes, this probably should be on the Shannon Airport talk page, but not everything can be perfect ! If you have any information, you might like to add your thoughts. Pmbma (talk) 20:12, 19 December 2008 (UTC)Pmbma http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:88.81.104.106

Thank you[edit]

Thank you for your kind comments on my article about the film version of Rhinoceros. Surprisingly, the American Film Theatre titles are poorly represented here. I've already created a few articles on some of the films and plan to go after the others in the near future. Be well. Ecoleetage (talk) 18:43, 11 January 2009 (UTC)

AfD nomination of Mahmut Aygün[edit]

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Libby Booth[edit]

I am very new to wikipedia as well and hope I am doing this correctly.

A few weeks ago you helped to approve the deletion of an article I wrote on a local artist named Libby Booth.

Not only did this article take me a very long time to write (as I said, I am new to this), but I was quite annoyed that it was removed so quickly by simply "googling" her name to see if she is a notable artist.

Perhaps I am naive about how this sight works, and perhaps I need to explain my own credentials in writing this.

I am a history professor who has lived in the Central Michigan area for nearly 25 years. Booth is by far the best artist I have ever seen in all of this time, and in terms of her local notability, she is considered the top artist of the Michigan tri-city area and is hopefully going to be known nationally quite soon.

While her name may not produce many google hits, this is NO WAY reflects how popular or well known she is in this area.

Outside of publishing books, I have published over 20 professional encyclopedia articles and am well aware of who should or should not have documentation about their careers and life.

This whole evaluation and deleting process seems rather haphazard (perhaps it is not and I am naive about this format), but I would appreciate it if you could possibly remove this article from its current deleted status.

I would really like to contribute more to this site in the future, but this initial experience is leaving me very frustrated.

Any advice or comments?

Sincerely, Dr. Joel A. Lewis

Department of History Saginaw Valley State University —Preceding unsigned comment added by Redgramsci (talkcontribs) 04:35, 31 March 2009 (UTC)

Hawkesworth[edit]

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Bucelas[edit]

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AfD nomination of UK telephone code misconceptions[edit]

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Speedy deletion nomination of Ian Thorp[edit]

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No problem - thanks for the clarification.--A bit iffy (talk) 10:50, 3 May 2010 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Mike Weatherley[edit]

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Thanks for that.--A bit iffy (talk) 16:14, 11 May 2010 (UTC)

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Unexplained reversion?[edit]

If I've reverted an edit for no apparent reason, please read the "Mistaken edits - IMPORTANT" section at the top - thanks. --A bit iffy (talk) 08:10, 11 September 2011 (UTC)

sockpuppet editing[edit]

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Sussex Police article[edit]

If you're going to remove something that someone will clearly have spent a while finding the information for and then putting it in, the least you could do is put it in some other article, rather than just getting rid of it. The information is clearly encyclopaedic and the article is fairly short, plus the police have the greatest responsibility in preventing road casualties. I do hope that you're not one of these people who are more concerned about fanatically following Wikipedia guidelines than you are about actually providing information for people. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 212.139.216.56 (talk) 05:16, 6 December 2011 (UTC)

London population statistics[edit]

Thanks for correcting my mistake. I had seen that the page referenced had "Area: City of London (Local Authority)" as a heading, and had not looked at the particular column headings. Clearly you were more careful than me. JamesBWatson (talk) 09:53, 6 December 2011 (UTC)

Man robbed at mousepoint[edit]

I followed you home from the R101 page and have stolen the international travels section from your page, partly because it looks pretty and partly because the strapline made me laugh....thanks.TheLongTone (talk) 21:35, 12 January 2012 (UTC)

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Buildings and structures in Monmouth[edit]

Are we really sure this is a good idea? Why is Monmouthshire insufficient as a category? KJP1 (talk) 22:08, 4 April 2012 (UTC)

Before you go and do this to everything, can I ask for a consensus that this category is a good idea! KJP1 (talk) 22:09, 4 April 2012 (UTC)
OK, I'll stop now. Discuss at Category talk:Buildings and structures in Monmouth. --A bit iffy (talk) 22:11, 4 April 2012 (UTC)
Thanks. As the originator of the idea/category, can you begin the discussion as to why you think it's a better way of categorising the buildings. Given Monmouthpedia, it'll certainly be an interesting area for discussion. As an aside, I'd suggest reverting those you've changed until a consensus is reached. Regards KJP1 (talk) 22:17, 4 April 2012 (UTC)
Much appreciated. It'll be an interesting discussion! KJP1 (talk) 22:24, 4 April 2012 (UTC)

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A bit of a blast from the past but I really thought someone should reply ... it's only been 5+ years! DBaK (talk) 12:21, 13 May 2012 (UTC)

Broxbourne council election 2014[edit]

Hi

to pick up on your thoughts re this article.

there won't be any ward changes as the Borough of Broxbourne was rewarded in 2012 - please refer to other articles in the series on Broxbourne.

The councillors named are scheduled to stand for re-election in 2014 as they polled the fewest number of votes of winning candidates in the 2012 all out election.

Cheers

Richard

WP:TFA/R[edit]

Not at all important, but you left the following edit summary when updating the nomination chart: "updated chart sup/opp. I suspect I didn't see FunkMonk's support last time I updated — if so, apologies." Actually, a new vote had been added after the chart had been last updated. Bzweebl (talkcontribs) 17:27, 27 June 2012 (UTC)

Thanks!—A bit iffy (talk) 19:05, 27 June 2012 (UTC)

Four million[edit]

Thank you very much. --Meno25 (talk) 06:57, 16 July 2012 (UTC)

Misleading graph[edit]

I've expanded misleading graph a bit with some illustrations + sources. I'd appreciate some feedback. Smallman12q (talk) 00:23, 23 July 2012 (UTC)

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Yes, you're right[edit]

Hi, yes, you're right here, however unfortunately this won't be possible without adding WP:RM template to Talk, cheers. In ictu oculi (talk) 09:51, 6 October 2012 (UTC)

Disambiguation page[edit]

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It would be a great help if you would check the other Wikipedia articles that contain links to "Anura" and fix them to take readers to the correct article. Thanks. R'n'B (call me Russ) 22:05, 16 October 2012 (UTC)

And there are 5000 of them... StAnselm (talk) 06:32, 17 October 2012 (UTC)
I see what you mean! I've now simply reverted to the previous version of Anura (but started the necessary dab page) as it is too much for me to deal with. --A bit iffy (talk) 14:48, 17 October 2012 (UTC)

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Redirect[edit]

Hi. Just saw your note at Genius (mythology). I've already redirected Pronuba to Pronuba (genus). While I'm here - a happy new year to you! Haploidavey (talk) 13:53, 1 January 2013 (UTC) PS - it seems further tinkering may be required, so please do go ahead as you see fit. I guess our Marriage in ancient Rome article would fit the bill as a disambiguation target.

I've made Pronuba into a disambiguation page. Quite possible the ancient Roman meaning I've put there is a bit mangled as I don't knw the subject, so pls amend as necessary.--A bit iffy (talk) 14:09, 1 January 2013 (UTC)
Good idea. Thanks for your care, the note on my talk, and for the disambiguation page itself, which is useful, even if pronuba in the religious/marriage context is so obscure that I'd entirely forgotten it (if indeed I ever knew of it.... my Latin's a thin patchwork and direly defective). I'll do some reading around, just to find out which of the two targets you linked should be the primary. Best, Haploidavey (talk) 14:24, 1 January 2013 (UTC)

Kim Kong[edit]

Hi. I noticed that a few years ago you redirect Kim Kong to Kim Clijsters. What is the relation there? bd2412 T 03:21, 19 January 2013 (UTC)

"Kim Kong" is her nickname — see this Google query for example.--A bit iffy (talk) 10:22, 19 January 2013 (UTC)

Mick Philpott[edit]

Hi, A bit iffy. I don't understand why you insist on having the word "polyamorous" in the lead when it isn't anywhere else in the article. Why don't you add it further down as well? And preferably source it there, as in my opinion it comes pretty close to WP:SYNTH. I won't revert — the word isn't particularly negative, so it's not a huge deal from a BLP point of view — but please think about it. Bishonen | talk 14:09, 16 April 2013 (UTC).

OK, actually I was trying to get away from the word 'unorthodox' which is so wide-ranging that in practice means nothing. I feel there ought to be something in the lead indicating his simultaneous partnerships because these, along with the benefits and children, are key defining elements of his lifestyle before the fire. I prefer short, snappy intros to articles so that's why I used 'polyamorous' rather than a wordier phrase. However, 'polyamorous' is maybe not ideal as it's not common, so maybe there's something better (but I can't think of one at the moment).--A bit iffy (talk) 14:24, 16 April 2013 (UTC)

Erasa Chocolate Moth[edit]

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Europe delsort[edit]

Not sure if this counts as one of the phantom edits mentioned above, but why did you revert this addition to the Europe delsort? czar · · 10:25, 3 June 2013 (UTC)

Yes, sorrry, it was one of those phantom edits.--A bit iffy (talk) 10:43, 3 June 2013 (UTC)
No worries—just wanted to check. Have a good one! czar · · 17:37, 3 June 2013 (UTC)

Max Adrian[edit]

Thank you for your excellent addition. It is maddening how one misses the obvious when writing one's own stuff for Wikipedia, and the sharp eyes of other editors like you are our salvation! Tim riley (talk) 20:49, 3 June 2013 (UTC)

You're welcome, cheers!--A bit iffy (talk) 20:52, 3 June 2013 (UTC)

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St Jude Storm[edit]

Sorry that was my bad, that was the opposite of a grammar edit, I was reverting it as you did, thanks! :) — Preceding unsigned comment added by 98.74.158.244 (talk) 00:48, 28 October 2013 (UTC)

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List of people from Brighton and Hove[edit]

Hello. Regarding your good points about Talk:List of people from Brighton and Hove, I have put a reply there and also (on one of my sandboxes) a mockup of a fairly major redesign which could cover the points you made and also some changes I believe would be beneficial. I would be concerned about the potential length of such a list though. Let me know what you think; I'm happy to work collaboratively to improve the article (and yes, there are a lot more names who should be on there!). In any case, I should be able to supply refs for some of the names already on there. Cheers, Hassocks5489 (Floreat Hova!) 12:31, 31 March 2014 (UTC)

Peaches Geldof edit[edit]

I see you reverted my edit of her nationality from "English" to "British" on the grounds that her father's nationality is irrelevant. Actually, no, it isn't; this is one of those areas where people do not even agree about what they are disagreeing about, what is called second order disagreement. For Celtic cultures, identity is about affinity and connection, which is precisely why Irish law made Peaches Geldof Irish on the back of her father's link - his Irishness is highly relevant to her from an Irish point of view (or Scottish, or Welsh, come to that). For continental Europe and England, what counts is place of origin, so any Englishman looking at Peaches Geldof's place of birth would think "there can't be any argument about her being English!", when of course there can if she was looking at it from an Irish point of view (I myself was born in London of Scottish and Irish parents and do not identify as English even though I spent most of my schooldays in England, and indeed I find it disrespectful to be conflated with the English). Since nobody can establish that one way or another, and she was definitively British even according to other parts of the existing article, it seemed safer to put British rather than English or Irish, either of which she might not have identified with. So I strongly suggest that we keep my wording, if only because her family might consider yours offensive (as I would, if it were done to me). PMLawrence (talk) 10:31, 8 April 2014 (UTC)

Some years ago I gave up involving myself in arguments about people's Britishness/Englishness/Irishness etc. because of the never-ending arguments. Actually, the reason I reverted was I felt there was insufficient reason to change the designation - I would also have reverted a change from British to English if I had felt there was insufficient reason to change. I'm aware that terms such as English, British etc. are very loaded, but they also mean different things to different people, and as far as I know we don't know which nationality(s) Peaches Geldof might have identified with. And even if we did know, it might not change things - to be a bit flippant, if she'd self-identified as Albanian-Algerian, it wouldn't have changed here Englishness and/or Britishness. Anyway, that's all I want to say.--A bit iffy (talk) 06:53, 9 April 2014 (UTC)
Well, I thought "British" was safe and also consistent with the nationality entry, while "English" looked wrong in case she had at all the Celtic view of such things. I have brought some more of this out on Talk:Peaches Geldof, in case you want to know more. Unless you have firm objections, I am thinking of reinstating "British" in a few days. PMLawrence (talk) 11:03, 9 April 2014 (UTC)
Thanks for the feedback. Like I indicated, I won't involve myself in this any more. If you do reinstate British, you might wish to put a short note about it on the relevant Talk page in case others have views.--A bit iffy (talk) 18:14, 9 April 2014 (UTC)


Sue Townsend[edit]

Oh look, she died, shocking, you elitist fool. Corabal (talk) 12:03, 11 April 2014 (UTC)

DYK for B95 (bird)[edit]

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  • Congratulations! I look at the DYK section every time I visit Wikipedia and yet, I rarely am moved to read the article. This one was different. Not only was it a GREAT DYK selection but it was an example of the kind of article that excites young readers as well as old. I will do what I can to help add to the article since I now want to read the book about Moonbird desperately! I'm not a serious birder but over the years have become very involved in efforts to help my local native birds and migatory visitors. This is the kind of topic that draws a Wikipedia reader into a new area with that one well-placed fact about B95 flying as far as the moon. The Horshoe Crab info also caught my eye since their depeltion is of concern to me as well. Well done!LiPollis (talk)
    • Thanks LiPollis! Especially for offering to add to the article as I know next to nothing about birds.--A bit iffy (talk) 22:43, 13 June 2014 (UTC)

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