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Re:In appreciation of your work

Thanks Chamal, That barnstar is totally unexpected. I think the work is still half-completed. There are a plenty of work to be done. I consider this barnstar is an encouragement to go ahead with remainder of the work.

Good to see you back in editing. This shouldn't be a distraction for studies. See you in editing. Later!--Chanaka L (talk) 03:39, 15 June 2009 (UTC)

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lapiano retired

Isn't it sad?--The other shadow 10:19, 24 June 2009 (UTC)

Oh, hi! Nice to hear from you again. Yeah, you're right. It was quite a shock. Chamal talk 10:32, 24 June 2009 (UTC)

DYK for Ceylon Tree Nymph

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Dravecky (talk) 08:35, 25 June 2009 (UTC)

Congrats!

Hey, great work on WikiProject_Sri_Lanka_Reconciliation! Though the war is over your group is still going? --Svm1 63 (talk) 17:04, 25 June 2009 (UTC)

Hi :) Yeah, the wikiproject is still going. We have only a few members though, but there's still some controversy around some articles and I think it's likely to go on for some time. Chamal talk 01:29, 26 June 2009 (UTC)

DYK LONG comment.. :)

My bad. It is just that it was my first DYK and I wanted to make sure that I covered all the bases (everything is in order) so yeah. Hope someone would be able to sift through it. The important thing is, the actual article is updated according to the concerns addressed so that should be cool. Cheers.Calaka (talk) 10:42, 26 June 2009 (UTC)

Oh wow, awesome! I didn't even notice hehe! Thanks again for passing it!Calaka (talk) 11:10, 26 June 2009 (UTC)

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DYK for W. J. M. Lokubandara

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BorgQueen (talk) 02:35, 30 June 2009 (UTC)

DYK

I see that you are a participant in Wiki's DYK. Can you please comment on the article I've self-nominated, Jesse Lee Kercheval? I've put it on the DYK Template talk page. All the best, Kayau (Talk to me! See what I've done! Sign my guestbook!) 07:54, 30 June 2009 (UTC)

I've improved the article. Can it make its way to the DYK? All the best, Kayau (Talk to me! See what I've done! Sign my guestbook!) 13:57, 1 July 2009 (UTC)

Sorry for the late reply. It already has. Chamal talk 13:54, 3 July 2009 (UTC)

Parliament

I've created:

Help is needed to start them! Dr. Blofeld White cat 12:00, 1 July 2009 (UTC)

That's a lot! Sure, I'll be glad to work on that. Chamal talk 12:04, 1 July 2009 (UTC)
I had to say that we need FA/FL badly, LOL. Saw the Molamure article, I'd like to see a full length article than a stub as you going for a FL. Hope you will find enough refs for them. Cheers!--Chanaka L (talk) 13:19, 1 July 2009 (UTC)

PLease expand these articles. I've started them all off but they need a lot of work. Dr. Blofeld White cat 14:08, 12 July 2009 (UTC)

DYK for Samanalawewa Dam

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Operation Unceasing Waves III

Hello Chamal N, I came across an edit by User:Ellaalan (talk) called Operation Unceasing Waves III which is the LTTE codename for the Second Battle of Elephant Pass. I looked at Operation Unceasing Waves III and it seemed biased towards the LTTE, plus it has no sources and it is not needed because Second Battle of Elephant Pass article is the proper article. Can you please check this page out. Thanks, Blackknight12 (talk) 09:12, 10 July 2009 (UTC)

The articles should be merged in a case like this. Unfortunately I won't be able to edit again until next week so I can't look into it until then.(strike that - I'll be free during the weekend so I probably will be able to check it out.) If you can, please try to contact Ellaalan and see what his idea on it is. If it's not resolved I'll take a look at it when I get back. It might be a good idea to take this to WT:SLR if a better discussion is necessary. Chamal talk 14:57, 10 July 2009 (UTC)
Just did a small check, and according to Tamilnet, the second battle of EP is part of Unceasing Waves III. Therefore the second battle of EP should have a separate article of its own (since it's a major battle of the war) and Unceasing Waves III will need a separate article to cover the overall operation. We just need to clean it up so that it qualifies WP:NPOV and WP:V. Chamal talk 15:04, 10 July 2009 (UTC)

Re: Status Template

Yeah, it takes a while to kick in, from what I've been able to tell; I don't have a clue why, unfortunately. I've stopped using mine not because it doesn't work (it does for me), but simply because I keep forgetting to click the links until I go to log off, which somewhat defeats the purpose. Marking myself as "offline" all the time also reduces the frequency of the Orange Bar of Doom somewhat. ;-) Hersfold (t/a/c) 23:38, 10 July 2009 (UTC)

I pop in every now and then - the project usually stalls around this time of the year, so I wouldn't be too concerned. It'll pick back up again come fall. Hersfold (t/a/c) 18:28, 11 July 2009 (UTC)

The Military history WikiProject Newsletter : XL (June 2009)

The Bugle.png The Military history WikiProject Newsletter Issue XL (June 2009)
From the coordinators
Articles of note

New featured articles:

  1. Battle of the Coral Sea
  2. Battle of Vimy Ridge
  3. Brazilian battleship Minas Geraes
  4. Hastings Ismay, 1st Baron Ismay
  5. Military history of Australia during World War II
  6. Otto Becher
  7. Moltke-class battlecruiser
  8. Yamato-class battleship

New featured lists:

  1. List of Medal of Honor recipients (Veracruz)
  2. List of Philippine–American War Medal of Honor recipients
  3. List of United States Military Academy alumni (athletic figures)
  4. List of United States Military Academy alumni (engineers)

New featured pictures:

  1. Governor Davey's [sic] Proclamation to the Aborigines
  2. Test Baker, Operation Crossroads
  3. Tuskegee airmen

New A-Class articles:

  1. Army of the Tennessee
  2. Battle of Bosworth Field
  3. Battle of Corydon
  4. Battle of the Coral Sea
  5. Battle of Ticonderoga (1777)
  6. Helgoland class battleship
  7. Operation Sky Monitor
  8. Rupert Downes
  9. Sd.Kfz. 10
  10. Werner Mölders
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The Academy content drive
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DYK for Maithripala Sirisena

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BorgQueen (talk) 21:35, 12 July 2009 (UTC)

Vilmorin

Thanks for your remark on the Did You Know? nomination page. I have replied there. Robert K S (talk) 15:09, 19 July 2009 (UTC)

DYK for Anuradhapura Kingdom

Updated DYK query On July 20, 2009, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Anuradhapura Kingdom, which you created or substantially expanded. You are welcome to check how many hits your article got while on the front page (here's how) and add it to DYKSTATS if it got over 5,000. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.

BorgQueen (talk) 05:56, 20 July 2009 (UTC)

Please Help rewrite Kumaratunga Munidasa

My articles have been deleted. i knw i used to do a lot of copy pasting, bt i had spent hour & hours on those articles!! and they r important articles... & many others had contributed to them.. Jayantha Chandrasiri Kumaratunga Munidasa Maradankadawala Yakadaya Yakadaya nathi vunata kamak na. but someone has to rewrite Kumaratunga Munidasa!! --Svm1 63 (talk) 10:22, 20 July 2009 (UTC)

Copy-pasting means usually a copyright violation, since many sources on the web are copyrighted. Even within Wikipedia, you can't copy and paste. I'll try to help with the article if you want. ≈ Chamal talk +Under house arrest!+ 01:31, 21 July 2009 (UTC)

Sinhalese People page edit war

Two users keep deleting entire passages in the Genetic Studies section claiming that my sources are not verifiable. My sources are the most detailed of the entire genetic studies section and they are studies conducted by the University of Stanford. Need your help to stop the vandalism and edit war. Edwards Scholar (talk) 17:34, 20 July 2009 (UTC)

DYK for Gothabhaya of Sri Lanka

Updated DYK query On July 21, 2009, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Gothabhaya of Sri Lanka, which you created or substantially expanded. You are welcome to check how many hits your article got while on the front page (here's how) and add it to DYKSTATS if it got over 5,000. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.

Wizardman 18:01, 21 July 2009 (UTC)

Thank you for making WP:NODRAMA a success!

Thank you again for your support of the Great Wikipedia Dramaout. Preliminary statistics indicate that 129 new articles were created, 203 other articles were improved, and 183 images were uploaded. Additionally, 41 articles were nominated for DYK, of which at least 2 have already been promoted. There are currently also 8 articles up for GA status and 3 up for FA/FL status. Though the campaign is technically over, please continue to update the log page at WP:NODRAMA/L with any articles which you worked during the campaign, and also to note any that receive commendation, such as DYK, GA or FA status. You may find the following links helpful in nominating your work:

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Again, thank you for making this event a success! --Jayron32.talk.say no to drama 02:29, 23 July 2009 (UTC)

Offline references and DYK

Hi there. First of all, thanks for passing my DYK suggestion and the compliment. Funny thing is, you wrote that the offline reference was accepted under AGF while I haven't used an offline reference. When I was working on that article, the book I cited was previewable at Google Books. But when I noticed your comment and I wanted to add the URL, I was surprised to find it gone from Google Books. I guess I've been lucky finding it before they took it down Face-grin.svg Regards SoWhy 12:26, 23 July 2009 (UTC)

That's weird.. I was referring to ref 2. Of course, ref 3 covers the same thing so it's verified and not really an AGF pass I guess. I just mentioned the offline ref just because it was there :P ≈ Chamal talk 12:34, 23 July 2009 (UTC)
By the time I added it, ref. 2 was on Google Books as well ;-) Regards SoWhy 10:27, 24 July 2009 (UTC)

Medical advice

I have a very strong hate for people that ask questions not relating to the Wikipedia at the help desk. He/she (hereby referred to as "him" or "he") just wanted to know how catchy it is, I told him about the disclaimer and in bold letters wrote do not ask those sort of questions, I gave him the link to the article just as a starting point and also recommended he ask a doctor • S • C • A • R • C • E • 12:23, 24 July 2009 (UTC)

Yeah, I saw. I'm not warning you or anything; just to let you know since you had referred to the article. ≈ Chamal talk 12:28, 24 July 2009 (UTC)

Request

See my talk page. RlevseTalk 21:31, 24 July 2009 (UTC)

DYK for Valagamba of Sri Lanka

Updated DYK query On July 26, 2009, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Valagamba of Sri Lanka, which you created or substantially expanded. You are welcome to check how many hits your article got while on the front page (here's how) and add it to DYKSTATS if it got over 5,000. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.

BorgQueen (talk) 06:07, 26 July 2009 (UTC)

Vandalism

Hello Chamal N how have you been? Hey could you check out this users edits, he has been adding and removing information which seems to be with a racial intent on the articles related to the northern regions of Sri Lanka such as Northern Province, Sri Lanka ‎, Mannar District and others. I have told him to stop vandalising the page but he continues, and has used unreliable sources like this [1], he also seems to be a member of WikiProject Sri Lanka. I have also told him to explain his edits on the talk page before he edits the article, and it is turning into a edit war. Could you please tell this person to stop his vandalism and follow the proper wikipedia protocaol. Thanks Blackknight12 (talk) 06:43, 28 July 2009 (UTC)

I'm trying to get out of the arguments and get down to some article building. I suggest you attempt to discuss with the user, and if that doesn't work you can take it to Wikipedia:Neutral point of view/Noticeboard. Alternatively you can report the matter at WT:SLR of course, and get the opinions of the people who are active in it. If it gets out of hand you can contact one of the admins listed at SLR. I'm not going to directly take part in this at least for now, mainly because of lack of time. ≈ Chamal talk 13:04, 28 July 2009 (UTC)

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Thanks

Thank you very much for your oppinion on the Insomnia Summer Show from WP:DYK. User:Materialscientist catallogued all of my hooks as beeing non-notable because they were from Satu Mare, Romania a non notable 113,000 inhabitants city or from another Romanian topic. Cheers and hope to hear from you again. Mario1987 13:48, 29 July 2009 (UTC)

No problem :) I was just saying what I thought was correct by Wikipedia policies and common sense, so no need to thank me really. Happy editing. ≈ Chamal talk 13:55, 29 July 2009 (UTC)

Goody bye chamal

Goodbye chamal please see my talk page and you can alert anyone else. Thank you for being a good friend to me.--The other shadow 17:31, 30 July 2009 (UTC)

Eela Tamilakam

Hi could you please see this article created by BlueLankan, Eela Tamilakam, which claims to be a historical province of Sri Lanka. He claims that this "province" was owned by Tamils and Tamil speaking people then turned into a kingdom in the north east of the country. This also happens to be in the time of the Anuradhapura Kingdom and he also talks about Tamils brought over from south India in the 18th century. He doesn't seem to use reliable sources because his sites are biased towards Tamils. Could you please see this article because it does not seem right or factual. Thanks Blackknight12 (talk) 01:39, 1 August 2009 (UTC)

It's still under construction, so still a bit early to draw any conclusions. I have never heard of this thing before and seems pretty much WP:OR though. Have you discussed with the user who made it? That should be the first step in any kind of dispute here. ≈ Chamal talk 07:35, 1 August 2009 (UTC)
Hey, I had never heard of it as well that is why I want to ask you. I haven't had a discussion yet because I didn't know anything about it, but I will wait until he adds some more info.--Blackknight12 (talk) 08:07, 1 August 2009 (UTC)
I'm looking through the article now. I have found no reliable sources at all for this "Eela Tamilakam". I'll see a bit more and if I can't find anything I'll take it to WP:AFD. ≈ Chamal talk 08:10, 1 August 2009 (UTC)
Thanks for the help.--Blackknight12 (talk) 08:36, 1 August 2009 (UTC)
The new name Nakatheepam or Mannipalavam is a name mentioned in the Tamil Buddhist chronicle Manimekalai, it could have a article strictly based on that and it should mention that Manimekalai is fiction not history.Taprobanus (talk) 05:43, 2 August 2009 (UTC)
I'm not familiar with that, but if the context of the current article is completely about something else (as I have mentioned at the AFD discussion, it appears to be a mix of Jaffna Kingdom, Eelam and Nainathivu). I will immediately withdraw the nomination if the article can be corrected as you say. Thanks for your concern in this matter btw. ≈ Chamal talk 07:14, 2 August 2009 (UTC)
Ah, I see where he is trying to go. He is trying to make a case for old divisiosn of Sri Lanka such as Ruhuna, Raja rata & Malaya rata. Naga Dvipa (Nagadeepa) was the name of Jaffna Peninsula , so you could make a case for it as is but not as solely as a place of Tamils. That could b an spect of the article but not the entire article. We could have a dissam page on Nagadeepa. One leading to the current island of Nainatheevu and the other leading to Nagadeepa the old division of Sri Lanka where sub kings called Deeparaja's held sway. The curent article has to hacked awy completly. Taprobanus (talk) 12:06, 2 August 2009 (UTC)
I see. Yes, I agree completely with you if this is the case. I will see what I can find on this, and try to help with the article. ≈ Chamal talk 15:03, 2 August 2009 (UTC)

Hello

Thank you for your valuable comments. I am new to this wikipedia and it took some time to me to undersatnd the policies. i dint agitate or did any racism here. Any how ? I am sorry for what i did wrong, also thank you for your valuable comments. lets do some thing constructive. BlueLankan (talk) 15:06, 2 August 2009 (UTC)

Great! Check out Taprobanus's last comment in the above section. If his suggestion seems agreeable to you, I'd be glad to help with the development of this article. Thanks for the positive response, no hard feelings here :) ≈ Chamal talk 15:06, 2 August 2009 (UTC)

Yea am not a hard person to war with all people here, any how thanks for your valuable comments? also in the case of nagadeepam , i had did a lot of hard work bringing the so many references and informations. any how before moving it to the article for deletion. please have look on it. and edit yourself , if u think anything wrong in it. also before doing so try to refer those books i have given.I dont think it is unreliable article. BlueLankan (talk) 15:08, 2 August 2009 (UTC)

I am also happy and glad to work with people like you. thank you. BlueLankan (talk) 15:21, 2 August 2009 (UTC)

Time to run

I know you meant this in jest, but I agree: it's time for you to run. Are you ready? I would like to nominate you. — Sebastian 16:00, 2 August 2009 (UTC)

Admin?

Hey Chamal. I was wondering if you would like to be an admin? I personally think that the access to fully-protected pages would give you a huge hand at DYK. Just ping me if you would like me to review you. I will give you a questionnaire before conducting the review. Cheers, Dylan620 (contribs, logs) 23:11, 2 August 2009 (UTC)

Two things: first, if you want to run, I will co-nom (if you would like me too). Second: want to join? Wikipedia:WikiCup/2010 SignupsEd (TalkContribs) 03:10, 3 August 2009 (UTC)
Whoa guys, it was a joke :) Sebastian, Dylan and Ed, thanks for the offers and I'll reply individually at your talk pages. But I don't intend to run right now. ≈ Chamal talk 11:00, 3 August 2009 (UTC)
The reaction your joke produced might serve as an indicator of how well people think you would be as an admin. I think I would also welcome such a candidacy, your work at DYK could benefit from having the admin tools as well. Regards SoWhy 11:28, 3 August 2009 (UTC)

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Nagatheepam

Thank you for your kind advice and idea given related to Nagatheepam. I have created this article based on Ancient Tamil history and Tamil Buddhist Epic, I also asked the help of Tabrobanous. As you dont have much knowledge on that article, its true u cannot help me right now. Any how I am thinking I donot violated any policies. Am trying to edit that and show more reliable. Any how thank you so much for your care and help. You also try to discuss with Tabrobanous, please regarding this. --BlueLankan 16:27, 4 August 2009 (UTC) —Preceding unsigned comment added by BlueLankan (talkcontribs)

User:81.171.236.62

This PR agency account continues to spam even after being warned them against it. I've felt forced to put a spam-only block on them. Please take a look at their editing history and let me know whether I did the right thing. --Orange Mike | Talk 19:08, 4 August 2009 (UTC)

I've taken a look at the contributions of this IP, and most of the his edits, such as the ones made to Hotel du Vin, Red Funnel and NHS Blood and Transplant are clearly promotional in tone. Some edits like Gerard Basset appear to be neutral at first glance, but even there he has added the same sort of material in between. There are a few normal edits too where he has changed a few words here and there, but overall I'd say the block is justified. ≈ Chamal talk 10:10, 5 August 2009 (UTC)

Re

To be honest, I offered you a review without seeing the joke. I'll give you the questionnaire tomorrow, and I'll review you after that. Cheers, Dylan620 (contribs, logs) 20:39, 4 August 2009 (UTC)

An invitation

Information.svg Hi, Chamal N! You are invited to participate in the Great Wikipedia Dramaonly, an effort to end arguments and discussions, and fight vandalism! It is intended to stop discussions from interfering everyone's work in the article namespace. Please sign up here! Kayau Wuthering Heights VANITY FAIR paradise lost 10:39, 6 August 2009 (UTC)

Kayau Wuthering Heights VANITY FAIR paradise lost 07:07, 5 August 2009 (UTC)

I don't know Kayau... I'm not very sure about the objectives of this. I'll take a look when I have time anyway. ≈ Chamal talk 10:16, 5 August 2009 (UTC)

Questionnaire

  1. Where would you be active as an administrator?
    A: Mainly WP:DYK and WP:AIV (I have worked a lot on anti vandalism in the past). I can also help in areas like WP:RPP and WP:AFD, both of which I have worked in from time to time (but not a lot). If knowledge of policy is needed, what I have are my contributions to WP:HD and WP:NCHP. ≈ Chamal talk 02:42, 6 August 2009 (UTC)
  2. Please give a quick list (or link to a list) of any Good articles, Did You Know?... hooks, or pieces of featured content you have contributed.
    A: List of Prime Ministers of Sri Lanka (FL), 2008–2009 Battle of Kilinochchi (GA), User:Chamal_N/DYK (List of DYKs - 35 up to now). Also, List of Districts of Sri Lanka is now at FLC, if you need that.

--Dylan620 (contribs, logs) 00:11, 6 August 2009 (UTC)

I have replied very briefly, or do you need more detailed answers? ≈ Chamal talk 02:42, 6 August 2009 (UTC)
No, your answers are perfectly fine. I'll get on the review now – I'll be taking notes at User:Dylan620/Chamal, and if I decide to nominate you based on the review results, I'll write a draft at User:Dylan620/Chamal/RfA. Sounds good? --Dylan620 (contribs, logs) 14:02, 6 August 2009 (UTC)
Fine by me :) ≈ Chamal talk 14:04, 6 August 2009 (UTC)

Please help

Hi. I just installed this the status(online/offline) template I found in your user page into my User:Bejinhan page. How do I change the status to online? BejinhanTalk 10:42, 6 August 2009 (UTC)

Hi Bejinhan. It's supposed to automatically update the status when you click on those links at the bottom (saying on, busy etc). However, I think this doesn't work as soon as you add it for some reason. Even if it doesn't, clicking one of the links will take you to your /Status subpage, where you can manually update it. The way you have added it is wrong; it's not supposed to be transcluded in the subpage. See User:Hersfold/StatusTemplate for instructions on using it, and you can contact Hersfold (the creator of the template) if you want help. ≈ Chamal talk 11:02, 6 August 2009 (UTC)
How do I manually update my status? I noticed that you are in Wikipedia's Highly Active User list. I tried to add myself into the list but it wouldn't work. When I previewed the post, it was alright but when I saved it, the table went into a mess. I had to revert my changes. How do I add myself into the list? BejinhanTalk 11:54, 6 August 2009 (UTC)
It was probably because your status page (User:Bejinhan/Status) was not properly made. To work with the HAU table, your status page should contain one of these following lines:
  • offline
  • online
It just shows what is on your status page (and it's coded to add that coloured circle based on what's there). Since your status page now reads "Status template", that's what it would display right now. ≈ Chamal talk 12:10, 6 August 2009 (UTC)

Thank you very much for your help. I've managed to put in my status and profile in highly active users. Once again, thank you! BejinhanTalk 12:36, 6 August 2009 (UTC)

You're welcome. Hope to see you around then. ≈ Chamal talk 12:39, 6 August 2009 (UTC)