User talk:Atakdoug

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Welcome — Please read before posting[edit]

Welcome to my talk page. Please leave any new messages for me here. As Wikiquette on the issue seems to vary, I'll lay out my position: as of January 18, 2008 I will respond here, not on your talk page, unless you ask that I do otherwise (which is fine). If I've left a message for you on your page, it's fine to respond to me there. I prefer to keep threads together where it's reasonably possible.atakdoug (talk) 21:24, 19 January 2008 (UTC)

Better late than never; welcome![edit]

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DOUG[edit]

DOUG IM SORRY MATE IVE WALLOPED YOUR PAGE UP A BIT IM JUST LETTING YOU KNOW. I WANTED TO COPY YOUR USER BOXES AND PASTE THEM ON MY PAGE BUT I ACCIDENTALLY MADE A MUCK OFF YOUR PAGE SORRY MATE IM NEW I TRIED TO FIX IT A NUMBER OF TIMES BUT YOU'LL HAVE TO TIDY IT UP ANYWAY I GOT THE UBX I WANTED SO IM ALRIGHT MATE. LEAVE A MESSAGE ON MY TALK PAGE IF YOU READ THIS.

Your VandalProof Application[edit]

Thank you for your interest in VandalProof, Atakdoug. As you may know, VP is a very powerful program, and in fact the just released 1.3 version has even more power. Because of this we must uphold strict protocols before approving a new applicant. Regretfully, I have chosen to decline your application at this time. The reason for this is that: you have less then 250 mainspace (article) edits. Please note it is nothing personal by any means, and we certainly welcome you to apply again soon. Thank again for your interest in VandalProof. Prodego talk 20:26, 19 April 2007 (UTC)

Linking dates[edit]

Hi Atakdoug,

I see you're cleaning up some articles, and appreciate the effort. But please note that WP:DATE#Dates containing a month and a day says that dates like January 1 should be linked. This allows people who prefer to see it displayed as "1 January" to have that done automatically. --barneca (talk) 15:59, 15 May 2007 (UTC)

User:65.33.127.137[edit]

Merry Christmas Atakdoug, and thank you for reporting. The user now have been given a final warning, if he vandalizes after it, he can be blocked. His changes have been reverted and the page have been protected, so that only established editors (older then 3 days, if I recall correctly) can edit it. Regards, Snowolf How can I help? 09:43, 25 December 2007 (UTC)

grouping of digits after the decimal point[edit]

Hello Atakdoug. Thanks for your comments at WP:MOSNUM. Unfortunately no consensus was reached, as Greg L more or less withdrew his proposal after Noetica's little intervention.

All is not lost though, as he is working with Jimp behind the scenes to try to make a tool that addresses the typesetting concerns. If you are interested in the details, I suggest you take a look at Greg L's talk page. Thunderbird2 (talk) 07:49, 10 January 2008 (UTC)

Back at you after your post[edit]

Atakdoug. It's nice to have your input. I've found that 0.2-em spaces look too narrow on Safari too. Please tell me whether the examples shown at Update appear to have appropriate-width gaps. Please also read my in-line comment, inserted into your post on my page.

Would you also be able to make a screen capture of the examples and e-mail it to me?

Greg L (my talk) 02:11, 11 January 2008 (UTC)

Your VandalProof Application[edit]

Thank you for your interest in VandalProof, Atakdoug. As you may know, VP is a very powerful program, and in fact the just released 1.3 version has even more power. Because of this we must uphold strict protocols before approving a new applicant. Regretfully, I have chosen to decline your application at this time. Please note it is nothing personal by any means, and we certainly welcome you to apply again soon. Thank again for your interest in VandalProof. βcommand 13:49, 14 January 2008 (UTC)

Kendriya Vidyalaya article[edit]

Hi, I made some changes to the Kendriya Vidyalaya article that you tagged for copy-editing. Could you please go through it again and point out which areas specifically are lacking, so that I can fix them? Thanks. ReluctantPhilosopher (talk) 16:10, 16 January 2008 (UTC)

Gattaca[edit]

Are you satisfied with the changes to the Reactions section of the Gattaca article? --Loremaster (talk) 16:28, 17 January 2008 (UTC)

Trying it again at Talk:MOSNUM[edit]

I wanted to give you a heads up that I’ve transplanted the most important parts from my talk page to here at Talk:MOSNUM. Hope to see you there. Greg L (my talk) 20:07, 29 January 2008 (UTC)

Slipknot (band) Copyedit[edit]

Hey man, I noticed on the 16th of January you said that you were beginning to copyedit the article. I was wondering how it's going? I'm not trying to rush you or anything but I really think all the article needs now is a thorough copyedit, so it will be cool to hear how that's going. Rezter TALK 12:18, 10 February 2008 (UTC)

Alice Driver[edit]

Hi, In January you tagged this article for not citing any sources. Ever since it was written, it has contained direct source reference to two sources, N F Layard's 'Seventeen Suffolk Martyrs', and Foxe's Book of Martyrs, from which Layard's account is derived. This is the principal and main source for the subject, and therefore it is inappropriate to cite any further sources as they would be secondary and dependent upon these. The two sources appear, and have always appeared, in a clearly marked 'Sources' section. I am therefore going to remove your inappropriate tag. Eebahgum (talk) 09:59, 25 March 2008 (UTC)

Greetings from the Northeast[edit]

Hello Atakdoug, I'd like to refer you to an entry I worked hard at (Fowler: Prepositions are a terrible way to end a sentence with...): Troy Davis case. I have noticed you are an industrious copyeditor, and you are more than welcome to improve the article and fix the grammar. Cheers! SelfEvidentTruths (talk) 15:19, 10 December 2008 (UTC)

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