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Happy First Edit Day![edit]

Happy First Edit Anniversary From Randfan[edit]

Nuvola apps cookie.png Happy First Edit Day, Deathphoenix, from the Wikipedia Birthday Committee, myself, and Bearly541! Congrats for staying with Wikipedia this long. Much too many people create new accounts, do a few minor edits, and just quit. Have a great day! --Randfan


Have a great day! Randfan 20:58, 16 November 2006 (UTC)
Good job for staying with us! Keep up the good work. Cheers! :)Randfan!! 00:52, 15, December of the year Anno Domini 2006m (UTC)

Have a great day, and thanks for staying with wikipedia. Canadianshoper 02:07, 2 December 2006 (UTC)

Congatulations! You have been here for 1 (or more) years! | AndonicO Talk | Sign Here 02:19, 2 December 2006 (UTC)

File:Esperanza.Birthday.gif
Esperanza congratulates you on a first edit anniversary!! --Bushcarrot 15:46, 2 December 2006 (UTC)}}


You're Welcome[edit]

You're welcome Deathphoenix. However, if you're "fairly new", then what does that make me? (fourth month). :-) | AndonicO Talk | Sign Here 11:25, 2 December 2006 (UTC)

Talk pagelink in sig.[edit]

Hello! I was just wondering what the talk page link in your signature was? It appears as a square on my screen and it's driving me nuts! Thanks! —¡Randfan! 21:20, 3 December 2006 (UTC)

Mas Ahmad[edit]

Mas Ahmad (talkcontribslogsblock userblock log)

I hope you dont mind but I went through his controibs and absolutely nothing but vandalism, so I indefblocked.  Glen  14:15, 4 December 2006 (UTC)

I have no problems with it. I handed out a slightly longer than usual "first block" because I strongly felt this was a bad-faith user, so I'd be inclined to agree with you, but I suggest you post this to WP:AN or WP:ANI to find out if a wider range of admins agree with you. Please let me know where you psoted to so I can also give my feedback there. Cheers, Deathphoenix ʕ 14:21, 4 December 2006 (UTC)
Okay? See here  Glen  14:25, 4 December 2006 (UTC)

72.36.201.226 = User:Enlighter1 and User:Universalgenius[edit]

User:Aquarelle and I caught his vandalism days ago, and he is now attacking our user pages. Are there any way to indefinitely block an IP? Arbiteroftruth 22:48, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

Many thanks. Arbiteroftruth 23:23, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

Assistance[edit]

Look at Students in Harry Potter's Year, Harry Potter characters birthday list, and the project page. Take a look at the issue, and contribute. Whether you disagree or disagree, it is vital that these issues are decided by editors who are familiar with Harry Potter and who are capable of deciding upon the worth of the articles, rather than editors who clearly have deep contempt for it and no real understanding of the subject. Please intervene. Michaelsanders 22:25, 10 December 2006 (UTC)

I want to genuinely thank you for your involvement. I know we have not always seen eye-to-eye, but I am very grateful that you provided another voice from the Harry Potter camp. I did my best to get a balanced range of those involved in Harry Potter involved: I don't think T-dot answered, which was rather a shame. Otherwise, though, I was pleased that it was largely made an informed decision. I have expressed my views regarding the matter on the relevant page. Thanks again for your involvement in the matter. Michaelsanders 01:13, 12 December 2006 (UTC)

Smark (professional wrestling)[edit]

I asked another admin to restore the article to my space but I'll ask you as well. I have the sources needed to allow it to pass muster and I want to do a quick rework before republishing the article. Thanks. NegroSuave 19:20, 11 December 2006 (UTC)

Hare and Psychopathy[edit]

Thanks for the support and I will keep your suggestions in mind. I am working through my research on psychopaths and it starts with Hare; in the end I hope to demonstrate a balance between what Hare says and what other researchers have come up with. In the meantime I feel that your criticism is entirely valid. Best regards, Moomot 18:59, 13 December 2006 (UTC)

Harry Potter fandom[edit]

Hello Deathphoenix, wondering if you'd check out a littler situation at Harry Potter fandom and Talk:Harry Potter fandom#Discussing whether we should add this: --Please do not add a site here without first discussing it on Talk:Harry Potter fandom first. Thank you.-- with User:Carhonda. S/he reverted an edit you made which removed a NN fansite without being discussed. I then pointed the user in the direction of the comment at the bottom directing people to the talk page to discuss, and the user removed the comment and set up a straw poll discussing whether to include the comment on the article, almost WP:POINT-ish. I reinstated the comment and responded to the user on the article talk page. Mind investigating? Thanks. --Fbv65edel / ☑t / ☛c || 21:40, 16 December 2006 (UTC)


Luna Lovegood Picture[edit]

Click herefor the picture drawn by Marie GrandPre herself. --Spottedleaf 23:35, 16 December 2006 (UTC)

WP:AIV blocked user reported[edit]

Sorry about the reporting of that blocked username today. There was nothing on the userpage or talk page to signify the block had been applied and I didn't think to go check the block log this time. ju66l3r

Another vandal[edit]

Since you blocked User:Mdey33 recently, I wonder if you'd mind also looking at User:Ajent, whose purpose also seems to be vandalism. Is there a more appropriate way to handle these complaints than sending them to a random admin? Wahkeenah 01:26, 22 December 2006 (UTC)

Channing Tatum[edit]

Many thanks for your prompt action! Merry Christmas! (or an appropriate greeting for another holiday you celebrate during this time of year) -FateSmiled&DestinyLaughed 18:28, 24 December 2006 (UTC)

When you get a chance, the following IP address is making the same kind of edits as I discussed before ---

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/67.101.60.95 I'm not sure why...perhaps he wasn;t blocked or has found a new computer. Thank you for your help. -FateSmiled&DestinyLaughed 03:45, 25 December 2006 (UTC)

WikiProject Harry Potter[edit]

Hello, Deathphoenix. Over at WikiProject Harry Potter we're trying to compile a list of active participants. Your name, along with all other project participants, has been placed on the inactive list. If you'd like to get involved again, please place your name back on the active list, and take a look at the project talk page for the latest happenings.

RHB(AWB) 21:22, 30 December 2006 (UTC), on behalf of WPHarry Potter

Removed the image of Dumbledore - the original had been deleted, and I just uploaded another with the same name, so the new image is irrelevant to this page.

--Dumarest (talk) 20:15, 27 September 2008 (UTC)

WP Harry Potter[edit]

Goodness gracious, no! I'm sorry you thought that -- I also seemed to have removed 3 other members in that diff as well, and I haven't a clue how that happened. I'm really confused… certainly we don't want you out of the project! My deepest apologies, and a happy new year too! --Fbv65edel / ☑t / ☛c || 06:25, 1 January 2007 (UTC)

WPHP AfD page (reply)[edit]

Okay, I see your point. I don't want to cause any trouble for the project. I'll delete the history now. John Reaves 21:20, 2 January 2007 (UTC)

Barnstar[edit]

Barnstar of Reversion2.png The RickK Anti-Vandalism Barnstar
For you many hours of vandal fighting today, January 2, 2007, I am proud to present you this Barnstar of exellence in fighting vandals. Good job!S h a r k f a c e 2 1 7 22:06, 2 January 2007 (UTC)


You deserve it.S h a r k f a c e 2 1 7 22:06, 2 January 2007 (UTC)
Judging from your contribs, I'd say you're being modest. S h a r k f a c e 2 1 7 22:09, 2 January 2007 (UTC)

Lol, you are quite welcome. ^_^ S h a r k f a c e 2 1 7 22:12, 2 January 2007 (UTC)

*looks over shoulder*

*mumbles something about Karma* I agree, it's really good to get back after working hard here on Wikipedia. It can really be an ego boost sometimes. *sigh* The things we do to preserve knowledge.... S h a r k f a c e 2 1 7 22:16, 2 January 2007 (UTC)

Actually, I think code in general is more like it. I've been utterly scared when I see the ultra-complicated signatures people have (mine's pretty complicated, actually) that take up 20 or so lines of the editing window because they have multicolored blinking text with flashing backgrounds for every letter in their 30 character long name. S h a r k f a c e 2 1 7 22:21, 2 January 2007 (UTC)

I know that I should keep my signature simple, but the simple fact of the matter is that I am lazy. If I want to find my previous edits on any page, I can scroll down quickly and find them due to the giant black bar with red (searching for "shark" or "sharkface" using the find button actually takes longer most of the time). S h a r k f a c e 2 1 7 22:30, 2 January 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for the move[edit]

Thanks for moving this from the vandalism point. I mistakenly identified him as another user who hadn't signed his rant on my page, so vandalism isn't the issue, my bad. Quick change, I applaud you! Dåvid ƒuchs (talk • contribs) 22:35, 2 January 2007 (UTC)

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Happy editing!!!--¿Why1991 ESP. | Sign Here 02:18, 3 January 2007 (UTC)

RU keeping an eye on this page[edit]

... and if so do you have some professional grounding in the field? I ask because I'm informally 'listening' patiently to one complaining about clashes between two editors, and this was one of the pages mentioned wherein clashes have occured. If you're willing to lend a hand keeping a lid on things, drop me an email. Thanks // FrankB 20:17, 3 January 2007 (UTC)

xpost
check yer email! <g>
  • No worries mate... I was aware the diff was a 'span' and your title change was minor. The concern is on heading off conflict. I've one editor pretty upset with another. Later // FrankB 20:48, 3 January 2007 (UTC)

Re: Liisenber uploading copyright material[edit]

Thank you very much for moving my request to appropriate page.--NMajdantalk 14:46, 4 January 2007 (UTC)

Project Invite[edit]

Diez2 16:28, 4 January 2007 (UTC)

No problem[edit]

Hey, nice of you to drop by :-) No problem with the block extension. Sounds like a good idea. See you around! --HappyCamper 03:49, 5 January 2007 (UTC)

The Mob Rules[edit]

See [1] for details. One Night In Hackney 18:07, 6 January 2007 (UTC)

He's just tagged two editors as SPAs on the Afd [2], which I would suggest isn't appropriate especially in the case of TruthCrusader. One Night In Hackney 04:54, 8 January 2007 (UTC)

Ugly Betty[edit]

I wanted to let you know that most of the articles, including the characters that were redirected, had to be split up because the article itself was in danger in becoming too large, now that the show has established itself as a hit. Robert Moore 04:01, 7 January 2007 (UTC)

Thanks Deathphoenix. Your help is welcome anytime. Robert Moore 04:25, 7 January 2007 (UTC)

WP:AIV[edit]

Thanks for that advice. I thought it was inappropriate username, that's all. --SunStar Nettalk 17:16, 8 January 2007 (UTC)

User:204.102.211.115[edit]

You've removed this IP from the vandalism list without taking action. Can you make a suggestion about how to best proceed then? If you look at the extensive sock report provided or the Vladimir Lenin article history for the last few days and the effort this person has taken to circumvent due process, you'll see that something should be done. Rklawton 21:09, 8 January 2007 (UTC)

Thanks, I can do that. Rklawton 22:03, 8 January 2007 (UTC)

Justin67[edit]

Regarding User:Justin67, I must ask you to look at his edits. Using inflammatory language like "Hindu fascists" in WP:LEAD repeatedly is highly vandalistic[3], particularly since he keeps repeating it. If it was only once then fine, but twice?Rumpelstiltskin223 03:39, 14 January 2007 (UTC)

See here the problem is that, if you look at Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh you wills ee that there is a criticism section where allegations of fascism are discussed and academic sources provided for and against it. It is neutral. Justin's edits reflect an attempt to bias the reader towards a certain POV and not keep neutrality, which is the problem here. Given his repeated attempts to do this, and his complete refusal to engage in talk page discussion first, I have doubts as to whether he will discuss or not. If he persists in such edits, I will have to report him to WP:ANI since this sort of edit-warring and intransigence does not show an amenability to WP:DR. Nonetheless, the next time he shows up I will ask him on his talk page if he wants to DR or not. If he ignores and persistently edit-wars then I feel that admin action will be necessary. Rumpelstiltskin223 09:42, 14 January 2007 (UTC)
He vandalized (really vandalized) the article twice today (he got reverted twice by RC patrollers, not me)[4][5]. IS this grounds enough to report him to WP:AIV now? Rumpelstiltskin223 22:16, 15 January 2007 (UTC)

User:VNistelrooy9[edit]

In response to your message on my talk page, VNistelrooy9 has not yet broken 3RR, see http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Football&curid=185435&action=history. Grant65 | Talk 04:33, 19 January 2007 (UTC)

There is no 3RR violation, but there are clear grounds for admin action. I don't understand why you removed VNistelrooy9 from WP:AIV. Grant65 | Talk 04:45, 19 January 2007 (UTC)
It's blatant vandalism and blanking, more more than edit-warring. Check his/her comments in the edit summaries:
  1. (cur) (last) 12:59, January 19, 2007 VNistelrooy9 (Talk | contribs) (until you can prove 'soccer' is a valid name i will not stop editing this page.)
  2. (cur) (last) 12:18, January 19, 2007 VNistelrooy9 (Talk | contribs) m (the sport is football not soccer and i have proven this already in the discussion and please dont leave me any retarded messages about not constructive,i corrected the article not trashed it.)
He/she has received a final warning from an admin after the first such reversion, and I believe any such warning justifies action if the user fails to comply. Grant65 | Talk 04:54, 19 January 2007 (UTC)
In that case, post to WP:ANI, WP:AIV is for cases of simple vandalism, when an admin can look at the page and immediately tell that it is vandalism. The fact that I looked through the contribs and thought it was either 3RR or a content dispute should show you that this is not a case of simple vandalism, and is therefore not a clearcut case that WP:AIV was designed to cover. --Deathphoenix ʕ 04:56, 19 January 2007 (UTC)

User:Michaelbusch, User:Raymond arrditt[edit]

Deathphoenix: my understanding is that repeated blanking constitutes vandalism, therefore i believe they should be blocked.--MichaelAusems 05:48, 19 January 2007 (UTC)

Jrapidfire[edit]

Jrapidfire continues to remove warnings from his talkpage and add comments such as "Its MY damn talk page so I should be able to do ANY damn thing I want with it! KISS MY ASS...". Assistance in resolving this matter would be greatly appreciated. -- bulletproof 3:16 21:13, 19 January 2007 (UTC)

Hey there, just letting you kow he's back to his personal attacks, see his talk page to see what he's up to, thanks for your time --Dark Dragon Flame 21:54, 19 January 2007 (UTC)
Hopefully he comes back a good Wikipedian, if he returns to his old ways I'll inform you, have a nice day (or night), see you around --Dark Dragon Flame 23:46, 19 January 2007 (UTC)

WP:RFI backlog[edit]

Hey, I’m writing a few admins because I’ve seen your good work on WP:AIV. Is there any chance WP:RFI could get some love? I know RFI is a lot more work, but it’s no less important. The reports are about editors who undermine the integrity of the encyclopedia as a whole, and the efforts of productive contributors. --WikidSmaht (talk) 19:21, 20 January 2007 (UTC)

Jrapidfire's sockpuppet[edit]

He's back this time using the name User:214.13.248.180, he created this user to evade your block, I'll keep an eye on him --Dark Dragon Flame 23:39, 20 January 2007 (UTC)

*cough*[edit]

Umm. :D [6] Typo I think? :P Cowman109Talk 20:45, 22 January 2007 (UTC)

219.95.138.66[edit]

Dropping you a line to let you know I unblocked the above user and reblocked indef as an open proxy. I checked RBL and they had several red marks on that list so I figured its pretty sure that its an open proxy. Thanks! Syrthiss 15:35, 26 January 2007 (UTC)

Morning Vandals[edit]

Yeah, I couldn't keep up with User:216.79.182.147 He/she and User:216.79.174.100‎ were vandalising Zeus too fast for me to keep up with warnings. BTW, look at these edits (vandalism) to Benedict Arnold this morning, all within 12 minutes:

User:KoolYo123

User:Yeaitskarah

I was just about to report them when they stopped, both have only vandalized Zeus, neither has any other edits. - Dan D. Ric 16:10, 26 January 2007 (UTC)

Ooops, the latter two vandalized Benedict Arnold not Zeus. Too many vandals to keep up with. Dan D. Ric 16:12, 26 January 2007 (UTC)

Request for clarification on vandalism[edit]

I reported User:Samantha Dean for vandalism (persistent content removal from Paternity fraud which I arrived at via a recent changes patrol) and you removed the report from the board without taking action (because you believed it was a content dispute) and I'd like to understand why because it seems to me that there's no point in doing recent changes patrols if vandals who persist in obvious content removal despite repeated requests and then warnings to stop are allowed to do whatever they want. It seems that the processes for trying to deal with vandals are useless (especially if the vandal retrospectively, after they're issued with a final warning, pretends they're not vandalising). I've watched this page so feel free to reply here if you choose to try to help me understand. Thank you for your time. :-) Random Passer-by 16:03, 27 January 2007 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Thanks for !vote. I am fed up of typing 'vote'. CiaranG 20:59, 27 January 2007 (UTC)

Question[edit]

I always assumed that Wiki had a bot that welcomed people on the talk page of the new accounts in which had links to the Wiki's policies, help pages, Tutorial, etc... and is signed by administrator (like how Death Eater Dan did for me).In this way welcoming them before other temperamental editors scare them away. I'm I mistaken? If so, why doesn't Wiki have a bot that would generate this type of message when new account is created? (Duane543 16:36, 28 January 2007 (UTC))

I guess this issue was already brought up (Wikipedia:Bot_requests/Archive_4). As always thanks . (Duane543 03:49, 29 January 2007 (UTC))

194.80.32.8[edit]

You have more patience than I. Feel free to take whatever actions you deem appropriate. - Big Brother 1984 17:56, 30 January 2007 (UTC)

Same section title. What are the odds? Anyway, I assume whoever made the actual post would have sent the email. My corrections were merely clerical ones. – Someguy0830 (T | C) 17:57, 30 January 2007 (UTC)

My Vandalism Report[edit]

Deathphoenix, it wa spartly my fault on this matter. I misread a final warning, thinking it was issued today, but it was issued days ago (for which the IP did get banned for). The user blanked pages and added insulting references. Arbiteroftruth 19:52, 30 January 2007 (UTC)

RE: Duplicate entries in WP:AIV[edit]

You wrote on my talk page:

Hi JFreeman, I noticed that there have been duplicate entries to WP:AIV and I suspect it's because you're using something like VandalProof to report these IPs. I hear VandalProof has an option of sending a report to AIV at the same time as issuing a warning to an IP. If so, perhaps you could remember to deselect that option when you do multiple reverts on a single IP's edits?


Thanks for the message. I don't use that option in VandalProof (when I use VandalProof), so that didn't cause the problem. I did run into a WP server "zero bytes returned" error a time or two, and perhaps my resubmissions after those errors caused the duplicates. At any rate, I'll watch more closely to try to not send any duplicates. Thanks again for the heads-up!

--JFreeman (talk) 20:01, 31 January 2007 (UTC)

The ring[edit]

You are right there: Harry simply notices that the ring is no longer on the table, and no explanation is given for its location. I think I assumed that Dumbledore had given some sort of indication that he had moved it (which is what happens when I don't pay close enough attention to the sources), whereas in fact, we have no indication of its current whereabouts, except that it is NOT on the table where Harry last saw it (it's probably in a cupboard in the office, to be honest). I'll change that to fix it (i.e. to 'its current location is unknown'). Michaelsanders 17:33, 1 February 2007 (UTC)

As he walked across the room, his eyes fell upon the little table on which Marvolo Gaunt's ring had rested last time, but the little ring was no longer there..."The ring's gone," said Harry, looking around. "But I thought you might have the mouth-organ or something."..."Very astute, Harry, but the mouth-organ was only ever a mouth-organ." Dumbledore confirms nothing; I suppose I simply assumed that no-one else would move the thing, and my memory played a trick on me (personally, I've always found that quote rather baffling anyway - how does noticing the absence of the ring make Harry wonder about the mouth-organ?) Michaelsanders 17:41, 1 February 2007 (UTC)
If I remember correctly the mouth organ was an item that was stolen by Tom Riddle during his orphanage years that Harry seen in the Pensieve. Much like the ring was an item in worn by Riddle's Grandfather in Harry's trip into the Pensieve that occurred in the last lesson. Thus Harry believed that an item from his last Pensieve visit would be on Dumbledore's desk. (Duane543 22:22, 1 February 2007 (UTC))

Put a sock in it, or put it in a sock?[edit]

Hold on: am I just thinking of the movie? I thought Harry put the sock into the diary, not the diary into the sock. -- Nick Begovich 18:42, 1 February 2007 (UTC) ('Twas I who made the change!)

Thanks. -- Nick Begovich 19:07, 1 February 2007 (UTC)

Jrapidfire[edit]

Hey there just letting you know he is making his trademak personal attacks again, it has been sometime since he came back from the block you gave him and it seems he isn't learning anything maybe another block might help him realize he is bothering other Wikipedians that are trying to make Wiki better, thanks for your time -Dark Dragon Flame 17:54, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

You can see his work here [15] check the revision he made today before Power Level reverted his work -Dark Dragon Flame 18:03, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

Thanks to you for taking your time to help us deal with this matter -Dark Dragon Flame 18:15, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

Just wondering, the IP was autoblocked wasn't it? Just in case he creates sockpuppets that is... Power level (Dragon Ball) 18:25, 8 February 2007 (UTC)
I asked you a question on my talk page. Whenever ya can, can you see it and answer it? Thanks! Power level (Dragon Ball) 18:36, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

WikiProject Awards[edit]

There are three proposals which need some comments. Please weigh in:

Two of the three are sensitive, and thuglas is taking the whole process personally. Finally, there has never been a standard for how much support is needed for the creation of a barnstar. The LGBT star went up with seven votes, and thuglas is threatening to post his star when he gets ten supportive votes. Thoughts? --evrik (talk) Barnstar]]

Two of the three are sensitive, and thuglas is taking the whole process personally. Finally, there has never been a standard for how much support is needed for the creation of a barnstar. The LGBT star went up with seven votes, and thuglas is threatening to post his star when he gets ten supportive votes. Thoughts? --evrik (talk)

  • Once again, someone disagrees with my interpretation of our very loose guidelines. Now I don't mind when two users like WJBscribe and Kathryn_NicDh%C3%A0na, but they've taken the disagreement and posted negative comments over at that RFC.
So ... could you please weigh in one last time ... new barnstar or a wikiproject award Wikipedia:Barnstar_and_award_proposals/New_Proposals#The_Copyeditor.27s_Award. Thanks. --evrik (talk) 23:00, 28 February 2007 (UTC)
  • To answer your qustion ... the point is moot. I'e now walked away from the whole thing. --evrik (talk) 18:01, 6 March 2007 (UTC)

Virgie Arthur[edit]

Hi could you please put on the deleted article on Virgie Arthur again? i dont now if you can but i think its best to put it on again so people can discuss how they want to do with ti. because it was only 2 people discussing it before and decided to delete a fullworthy article. and their is a article only on dannielynn the child of anna.. so why not the mother?:)--Matrix17 14:59, 25 February 2007 (UTC)

Wikipedia:WikiProject Awards Coordinator referendum[edit]

There has been some conflict at Wikipedia:WikiProject Awards. Please vote on the Coordinator referendum. --South Philly 20:20, 4 March 2007 (UTC)

User:24.90.241.57[edit]

Hey there just seeing if something can be done about this user he has reverted Felix Trinidad's page page about ten times to a previous version that he wrote that is plaged with fan POV, not only that he vandalised my user page and posted personal attacks aganist me in the article's talk page (I already deleted it so please see the talk page's history) I have been ignoring him for a while but now he is attacking me without reason, just seeing if you can help me and explain to him what W:NPOV means I tried but it was pointless, thanks for your time. -Dark Dragon Flame 19:08, 5 March 2007 (UTC)

User:194.80.32.8 blocked[edit]

As you said on their talk page, do you want to email Leicester University? Neil (not Proto ►) 23:03, 15 March 2007 (UTC)

A little favor[edit]

Yo, me and a few member of Devil May Cry Task Force have been working with Devil May Cry and it was recently nominated for Good Article, if you have time can you please take a look at it here, I want an editor with a large amount of experience here to pass judgement on it, Peace. - 22:40, 30 March 2007 (UTC)

Sorry for taking so long to respond I was out for the weekend, thanks for responding so fast; the article was upgraded to Good Article while I was out, but I think a peer review is required to work on it to raise it to Featured Article eventualy so if you can do it I will be very grateful, Cheers! - 02:11, 2 April 2007 (UTC)

Looking for deleted article text[edit]

Hi,

One of my articles (Dissident Sound System) was deleted recently before I had chance to bring it in line with wikipedia's guidelines. I would be very grateful if you could let me know how to get hold of the original text again so that I can resubmit it and make it acceptable to wikipedia's rules.

Many thanks- Toad 15:49, 4 April 2007 (UTC)

What's up?[edit]

Hey Deathphoenix, haven't seen you around lately. Your edits in March were fairly low, and your last edit was over two weeks ago. Taking an extended wikibreak? Hope you'll be back soon. --Fbv65edel / ☑t / ☛c || 03:42, 16 April 2007 (UTC)

Well, that's understandable. I'm sure I'd have so much more time to just be me if I left the project, but it's just that high level of Wikiholicness. Glad you can stick around on and off though -- because without you, that'd be three respectable admins (with Hermione1980, who seems never to be returning, and EvilPhoenix) gone from WP:WPHP. Anyway, best of luck. --Fbv65edel / ☑t / ☛c || 15:04, 19 April 2007 (UTC)

HEY[edit]

why are u blocking everyone who comes onto the site? My whole class is trying to get some info on various people, but u keep on blocking the computers! —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Starfishman9 (talkcontribs).

OK deathphoenix explained wat happened, and he's cool

its not that your evil or anything but man your mean[edit]

on practically every single computer at my school has now been blocked from editing and creating new threads and articles. So i just really want to say dude wtf is with you! —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Smartone027 (talkcontribs) 05:10, 27 April 2007 (UTC).

A user you blocked is back at it, I think[edit]

You blocked User:66.213.16.159 in January User talk:66.213.16.159 It's back, and it looks like every edit since then may be vandalism.--Hjal 15:38, 1 May 2007 (UTC)

Vandalism pages[edit]

What the heck happened to WP:VIP and successor 'RFI' (?) -- don't see anything helpful to report squat! Did see your post here, but I don't know where to post an alert to watch for changes to Wikipedia:Welcoming committee/Welcome to Wikipedia, aka WP:Wc. This is showing a clear problem exists. I made an AN/I post and suggested the page be locked for a few weeks. Someone needs to round up the forces of light and goodness involved in antivandalism and edit some of these AV pages though. I thought VIP was supposed to be like AN/I, a rolling record of what's what where and when?! Nice to say hi anyway! Cheers! // FrankB 12:59, 16 May 2007 (UTC)

Block of 131.7.52.17[edit]

I have reset your 3 January, 2007 block of 131.7.52.17 to anon-only. It is a USAF base IP and, if not shared, probably changes hands more than once every six months. User:Puskarm was caught by the autoblock. --Selket Talk 21:18, 23 May 2007 (UTC)

yo man[edit]

whats rong with u? u blokd my skool from editing wikipedia! how LOW can u get man?? sicko.

-)please respond:-)

—The preceding unsigned comment was added by Thezob (talkcontribs).

Wikipedia Vandalism at Lancaster[edit]

I was going to report it myself, but I figured you had more expertise. I blocked 194.80.32.9 for a short period of twenty-four hours due to vandalism- and then I saw your notice. Made multiple edits to his own vandalism on Victorian era- see [16] David Fuchs (talk / frog blast the vent core!) 21:08, 30 May 2007 (UTC)

programing[edit]

Hey, do you program using macromedia flash?Jammerocker 11:59, 9 June 2007 (UTC)

Smile[edit]

List of casualties of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan[edit]

May I please know how you came to the conclusion that consensus was reached for this AFD? MoodyGroove 01:06, 1 July 2007 (UTC)MoodyGroove

Thanks for the reply. MoodyGroove 14:25, 1 July 2007 (UTC)MoodyGroove

Re:Protocol on 24[edit]

Hi Deathphoenix. looks like a bit of an IP mixup here. I've never edited any WP pages... —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 15.203.169.124 (talkcontribs).

re next door nikki[edit]

is the article about next door nikki and its revisions before it was deleted archived somewhere?

Meetup in Toronto[edit]

Hi, I am organizing a new meetup in Toronto where it will be more convinent for everyone than the current one. Please provide suggestions and feedbacks on the talk page. OhanaUnitedTalk page 15:34, 6 August 2007 (UTC)

Harry Potter Spamlink[edit]

You removed two links that I had added...I do not believe they are spam...they are both official.

Regards, Kirtay.

Hey Deathphoenix, I know you directed Kirtay to insert the whole bit about the theme park into the fandom article, but see my response on their talk page, just for future reference. Best, Fbv65edel / ☑t / ☛c || 00:40, 10 August 2007 (UTC)

Redirect of Sienar Systems[edit]

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WikiProject Harry Potter roll-call[edit]


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hi[edit]

sorry I didn't know how to message you in another way. I'd ask you to review and control the acts of one of wikipedia contributors, who delete even scientific or documented articles only because of his personal interests and practically vandalizing the wikipedia.. And his answer is “every1 on wikipedia is equal, if you are older or have more qualifications it really doesnt mean anything here.” The example of the page http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Talk:Michael_Jackson&oldid=154591006 , the "illness or dream project" could explain what I would ask you to direct. He deletes the article only because his a fan of Michael Jackson, and has no interest in facts that could be reflected in there. regardsT2345 19:36, 30 August 2007 (UTC)

Firstly we already no why michael Jacksons skin colour is white, it came out in court documents during his trial, this wish wash babble he talks of means nothing. Oh I didnt realise his english was lacking, shame I guess where ever he comes from they probably dont have Human rights so equalty would be a wasted word on him, it would explain his discriminatory right wing mentality. :-) Realist2 00:04, 31 August 2007 (UTC)

If you notice from my user page english is not my first language either!!! I still know whats inappropriate or not. You shouldn`t defend people like T2345. He`s still being patronising (sorry if I miss spelt that) now. Its irrelevant the piece will not be included in any shape or form . Realist2 15:01, 31 August 2007 (UTC)

No i was deliberately being sarcastic, im sure they do have human right from whatever Island he`s off. Let`s just leave it as it is, Yours with a lot more gratitude than I would give T2345 (Take that as a complement), Realist2 17:13, 31 August 2007 (UTC)

Acknowledgement[edit]

Thank you for your kind respond. I'm sorry for my hard words to him. Well I have always thought the medical truth about MJ could be more appreciated than terms like "bleaching himself" and so on which can cause serious health condition for many racial groups who may like to be white like him. But if I was wrong about what I did, and scientific facts are not much appreciated in wikipedia, I apologize again and this will be the end of my contribution. Best regardsT2345 23:08, 30 August 2007 (UTC)

Penton Media[edit]

Hello my name is Anthony Carver. I work for Penton Media and I've recently been made aware of Penton's standing with Wikipedia. I've been forwarded an e-mail concerning Penton's history concerning Wikipedia. I would like to make efforts on the company's behalf to improve our relations with Wikipedia. It was never Penton's intention to spam Wikipedia. We would like to do what we can and what's necessary to become unblocked, and not make the same mistakes. Is there a time limit on how long we will be blocked? And is there anything we can do to help make things better? If we are able to become unblocked we will have a strict posting policy so as not to violate Wikipedia's content rules. We don't want to cause problems anymore than you want to deal with them. We appreciate your understanding.

Anthony Carver anthony.carver@penton.com Penton Media Online Audience Development Manager —Preceding unsigned comment added by 63.77.85.254 (talk) 21:05, August 30, 2007 (UTC)

This is for you![edit]

I still hear your voice, when you sleep next to me. I still feel your touch in my dreams. Forgive me my weakness, but I don't know why Without you it's hard to survive.

'Cause every time we touch, I get this feeling. And every time we kiss I swear I could fly. Can't you feel my heart beat fast, I want this to last. Need you by my side.

'Cause every time we touch, I feel this static. And every time we kiss, I reach for the sky. Can't you hear my heart beat so... I can't let you go. Want you in my life.

Your arms are my castle, your heart is my sky. They wipe away tears that I cry.

The good and the bad times, we've been through them all. You make me rise when I fall.

'Cause every time we touch, I get this feeling. And every time we kiss I swear I could fly. Can't you feel my heart beat fast, I want this to last. Need you by my side. 'Cause every time we touch, I feel this static. And every time we kiss, I reach for the sky. Can't you hear my heart beat so... I can't let you

Re: Toronto Meetup[edit]

Toronto (CN Tower) Toronto Meetup
Next: Art and Feminism Edit-a-Thon, February 1 2014 at Art Metropole
Last: February 2011 Meet-Up

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DRV notice[edit]

Please note that another editor borought up the AfD Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/List of cemeteries in Somerset County, New Jersey, that you closed, at Wikipedia:Deletion review/Log/2007 September 7. --Tikiwont 14:45, 7 September 2007 (UTC)


Non-free use disputed for Image:David_Miller_with_veteran.jpg[edit]

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Student suicides[edit]

Hi Deathphoenix. You closed this AfD. I recently happened upon this user subpage. Since you have some familiarity in this matter, would you look into this? Thanks. -- Jreferee t/c 17:21, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

Possible spam on User Page[edit]

I wanted to send notice to you that this user has one or more links on her user page linking people to a shopping site in order to purchase Star Wars costumes. I believed it to be spam, and I kindly and openly notified her on her talk page. If you don't mind looking into it, I would appreciate that a lot. While I do my best to revert vandalism, policy violations in this area are usually passed from myself directly to an administrator. If you don't mind sending me a message of what I should do if I see this next time, I would appreciate it. I would not want to violate any wikipedia policies in attempt to revert or remove what looks to be against Wikipedia's spam policy. Thanks a lot. BeanoJosh 19:33, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

BTW: What does it take to be considered for adminship? I have many reverts for vandalism, and I am beginning to participate in admin/user chores, including cleaning up articles from Wikipedias backlog. What else should I do? Thanks.

Re: Thanks for letting me know what happened to that userpage. I didn't know whether or not I could really do anything. And I've already read through the requests for adminship page. I didn't know whether or not admins "look for someone with a certain something or not and don't say it", so hearing that from you helped me out quite a bit. I'm starting to help out with some sysop chores from Wikipedia's backlog (to me what seems like a prerequisite since that is a question by itself when you apply). I've also been reverting a lot of vandalism, so that will help as well. Anyway, thanks for the message and I will definitely keep in touch with you. BeanoJosh 17:41, 10 October 2007 (UTC)

old navy logo in my userbox on my page[edit]

I was hoping you could help me out. A user keeps deleting one of my userboxes because it conains a "free use" image. I wanted to have your permission to use that image in my userbox. all it is, is this:

This user works at [[]]

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It's just a userbox saying that I work at Old Navy. I do work there, and have been since June 2005. May I please use that image?


Thanks.

BeanoJosh 06:02, 19 October 2007 (UTC)

Dang... OK. I'll find another solution. Thanks. BeanoJosh 21:09, 19 October 2007 (UTC)

Wikimania 2009[edit]

Toronto Candidate City for Wikimania 2009
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Visit m:Wikimania 2009/Toronto for TORONTO's MetaWiki page and help build a strong bid.

Wikimania 2009[edit]

Toronto Candidate City for Wikimania 2009
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Support TORONTO in its bid to become the host city of WIKIMANIA 2009
Visit m:Wikimania 2009/Toronto for TORONTO's MetaWiki page and help build a strong bid.

-- Zanimum 15:46, 22 October 2007 (UTC)

In Remembrance...[edit]

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--nat Alo! Salut! Sunt eu, un haiduc?!?! 00:22, 6 November 2007 (UTC)

a question for you[edit]

I don't know the wikipedia rules when it comes to creating a user account and what words it may contain. Could you fill me in on this and link me to the page that defines these rules? I saw in the RC a new user creation log of User:Garotted nigger, and I don't know if this violates any policy. BeanoJosh 17:12, 30 November 2007 (UTC)

One more question[edit]

Thanks for answering my question. I was pretty sure there was policy against inappropriate usernames, but I couldn't land my finger (or my mouse) on it. I have another question for you. I am desiring to change my username from User:BeanoJosh to User:Beano, but I am sure the name is taken. It seems like an inactive user and has no userpage. What can I do to request that change? Thanks. BeanoJosh (talk) 07:03, 13 December 2007 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Although I found the answer already, I just wanted to let you know that I successfully changed my username from BeanoJosh to Beano. What happens to all of my saved things in my old userspace? If I were to blank all the stuff from it, would it also delete the things off of my new one? Beano (talk) 10:35, 24 December 2007 (UTC)

Deleted Article Summability criterion[edit]

Pursuant to a group AfD, you deleted this article. Would you mind placing a copy of it, with history, in my User space so that I can review it for possible return? This was a notable criterion and was, in my opinion, only deleted because nobody knowledgeable about election methods and issues noticed the AfD. Thanks. --Abd (talk) 20:45, 27 December 2007 (UTC)

Temporary Review[edit]

Dear Deathphoenix,

My name is James and i am quite new to wikipedia and i dont know how to do this properly. I was hoping that you could temporarily restore an article on Joseph Yahuda, an author who wrote the book "Hebrew Is Greek" for me, becasue i saw your account name on the page. I would deeply appreciate if you could give me the source of the article so i can review it off wikipedia.

Please email me back on mx55@hotmail.com —Preceding unsigned comment added by Motionpicture (talkcontribs) 15:28, 28 January 2008 (UTC)

Mirrors & Forks[edit]

As you can see just above your post, I recently asked a similar question. I'm not sure if anyone is answering the phone over there and I can't figure out if we're supposed to chase these things on our own or if there's a team that takes it over.

If you get anywhere with it, please let me know. Cheers! Franamax (talk) 21:01, 28 January 2008 (UTC)


vandalism[edit]

Sorry if your page recently has gotten vandalized. My ex friend got hold of my password and decided to go on a vandilism spree...I am truly sorry. Fishback666 (talk) 01:36, 11 March 2008 (UTC)Fishback666

Edits by 194.80.32.8[edit]

You left a notice on the talk page of that user to let you know if any vandalism is done by that IP. I'm faily certain that these edits [17] [18] [19] [20] do constitute vandalism. It's certainly not obvious vandalism, but you have more experience than me, so I'll leave it up to you to decide if it is and if action should be taken. According to the history page, the page was edited by two IPs (the other of which I simply warned), both of whom I'm guessing aren't very happy with their jobs at Softtek.CrazyChemGuy (talk) 23:03, 22 April 2008 (UTC)

194.80.32.8[edit]

Hello. Sorry to trouble you. Kindly examine this [21], and please take suitable action, if convenient, like sending e-mail, etc. Thanks & Regards. --Bhadani (talk) 15:32, 15 May 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for the assistance. --Bhadani (talk) 16:54, 16 May 2008 (UTC)

AfD[edit]

An article you have an interest in, Jonathan Bishop, has been nominated for deletion. You might wish to express your opinion on the proposed deletion at Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Jonathan_Bishop_(3rd_nomination). Pontyboy (talk) 10:24, 13 September 2008 (UTC)

hey[edit]

It's been awhile since we've talked. Just wanted to say hi. What's going on? My old username was BeanoJosh, but it's Beano now... Beano (talk) 03:32, 10 October 2008 (UTC)

Same here. I've really been into school for the last year, so my edits and valdalism removal has been really short. I'd like to admin, but I'm not going to re-apply for at least another year. I want to actually have time to use admin powers to help out the site, if granted them. Beano (talk) 21:13, 10 October 2008 (UTC)

Quick Question[edit]

I'm starting a new headline since this is a new subject. Hope you don't mind. I'm still taking adminship into consideration and might apply for it by the end of the college year, which is about, say, 6 months away? I was wondering if you wouldn't mind giving me tips on what I could be doing to help raise my eligibility. I've been patrolling RC, NP, participating in xfd discussions, etc. Anything I might be missing that would help me out? Thanks for the help. Beano (talk) 21:25, 19 October 2008 (UTC)

Thanks. I'm not going to apply for adminship until probably this summer or so, or unless someone nominates me. I just wanted to see if there was any more things I should be getting involved in. Thanks. ~Beano~ (talk) (contribs) 18:13, 28 October 2008 (UTC)

Drizzt Do'Urden[edit]

Hello. :) Since you have been involved in editing the article Drizzt Do'Urden, I wanted to let you know that we have nominated the article for "Good Article" status. You can view the review page, and if there is anything you can do to make the article better, please do so. :) BOZ (talk) 20:14, 22 January 2009 (UTC)

Who are you to play God?[edit]

You have deleted the pages of several well known companies in the United States. Who made you God to decided what is or isn't a valuable page on Wikipedia?

You aren't even American. How do you know if a company is well known in the US enough that people want to read about it or not? I bet you don't even know which companies I am talking about while living in Toronto. If I create a page for a company that you haven't heard of you will probably delete it even if that company has several thousand employees and have tens of thousands of American customers.

Sometimes there are export restrictions on certain products such that only American governments can purchase that product. For a Canadian such as yourself you would not even be aware of that company's product's existance and you took down that company's page more than once without realizing that the company is as well known in the USA as Nortel is in Canada. I mean, how many people really know what Nortel is? If there were an American as stupid as you are they would have accidentally taken down Nortel's page as blatent advertising just as you had incorrectly taken down several pages in the past.

Think about the pages you marked for deletion and see if you can figure out which companies you did this to by accident. I bet you're too ill informed to be able to figure it out. You should stick to editing pages of Canadian content and leave the American content to Americans.

Je pense que tu est stupid, eh?

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Replaceable fair use File:VC Beharry.jpg[edit]

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Death Valley Driver Video Review[edit]

When an Administrator decides a AfD, I usually see them remove the AfD and Rescue templates from the article. Please do that for Death Valley Driver Video Review. --DThomsen8 (talk) 20:37, 13 December 2011 (UTC)

Johnson Beharry[edit]

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MSU Interview[edit]

Dear Deathphoenix,

My name is Jonathan Obar user:Jaobar, I'm a professor in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University and a Teaching Fellow with the Wikimedia Foundation's Education Program. This semester I've been running a little experiment at MSU, a class where we teach students about becoming Wikipedia administrators. Not a lot is known about your community, and our students (who are fascinated by wiki-culture by the way!) want to learn how you do what you do, and why you do it. A while back I proposed this idea (the class) to the communityHERE, where it was met mainly with positive feedback. Anyhow, I'd like my students to speak with a few administrators to get a sense of admin experiences, training, motivations, likes, dislikes, etc. We were wondering if you'd be interested in speaking with one of our students.


So a few things about the interviews:

  • Interviews will last between 15 and 30 minutes.
  • Interviews can be conducted over skype (preferred), IRC or email. (You choose the form of communication based upon your comfort level, time, etc.)
  • All interviews will be completely anonymous, meaning that you (real name and/or pseudonym) will never be identified in any of our materials, unless you give the interviewer permission to do so.
  • All interviews will be completely voluntary. You are under no obligation to say yes to an interview, and can say no and stop or leave the interview at any time.
  • The entire interview process is being overseen by MSU's institutional review board (ethics review). This means that all questions have been approved by the university and all students have been trained how to conduct interviews ethically and properly.


Bottom line is that we really need your help, and would really appreciate the opportunity to speak with you. If interested, please send me an email at obar@msu.edu (to maintain anonymity) and I will add your name to my offline contact list. If you feel comfortable doing so, you can post your nameHERE instead.

If you have questions or concerns at any time, feel free to email me at obar@msu.edu. I will be more than happy to speak with you.

Thanks in advance for your help. We have a lot to learn from you.

Sincerely,

Jonathan Obar --Jaobar (talk) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Chlopeck (talkcontribs) 14:10, 14 February 2012 (UTC)

SCOUT eh![edit]

When this article was nominated for AfD in 2005 you were involved in the discussion. It has now been nominated again. This is a notification in case you are still interested in taking part in the debate. Regards, DiverScout (talk) 09:36, 3 March 2012 (UTC)

Undelete history for Favorite betrayal criterion[edit]

Deletion review for Favorite betrayal criterion[edit]

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Speedy deletion nomination of Template:Tablerows/Liberals[edit]

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Speedy deletion nomination of Template:Canadian politics/party colours/CCF/colhead[edit]

A tag has been placed on Template:Canadian politics/party colours/CCF/colhead requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under section T3 of the criteria for speedy deletion because it is a deprecated or orphaned template. After seven days, if it is still unused and the speedy deletion tag has not been removed, the template will be deleted.

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If you think that the page was nominated in error, contest the nomination by visiting the page's talk page directly to give your reasons, but be aware that once a page is tagged for speedy deletion, it may be removed without delay. Please do not remove the speedy deletion tag yourself, but do not hesitate to add information that is consistent with Wikipedia's policies and guidelines. If the page is deleted, you can contact one of these administrators to request that the administrator userfy the page or email a copy to you. —Arctic Gnome (talkcontribs) 21:08, 7 November 2012 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Template:Canadian politics/party colours/Independents/colhead[edit]

A tag has been placed on Template:Canadian politics/party colours/Independents/colhead requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under section T3 of the criteria for speedy deletion because it is a deprecated or orphaned template. After seven days, if it is still unused and the speedy deletion tag has not been removed, the template will be deleted.

If the template is intended to be substituted, please feel free to remove the speedy deletion tag and please consider putting a note on the template's page indicating that it must be substituted so as to avoid any future mistakes (<noinclude>{{substituted}}</noinclude>).

If you think that the page was nominated in error, contest the nomination by visiting the page's talk page directly to give your reasons, but be aware that once a page is tagged for speedy deletion, it may be removed without delay. Please do not remove the speedy deletion tag yourself, but do not hesitate to add information that is consistent with Wikipedia's policies and guidelines. If the page is deleted, you can contact one of these administrators to request that the administrator userfy the page or email a copy to you. —Arctic Gnome (talkcontribs) 21:09, 7 November 2012 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Template:Canadian politics/party colours/Reform/colhead[edit]

A tag has been placed on Template:Canadian politics/party colours/Reform/colhead requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under section T3 of the criteria for speedy deletion because it is a deprecated or orphaned template. After seven days, if it is still unused and the speedy deletion tag has not been removed, the template will be deleted.

If the template is intended to be substituted, please feel free to remove the speedy deletion tag and please consider putting a note on the template's page indicating that it must be substituted so as to avoid any future mistakes (<noinclude>{{substituted}}</noinclude>).

If you think that the page was nominated in error, contest the nomination by visiting the page's talk page directly to give your reasons, but be aware that once a page is tagged for speedy deletion, it may be removed without delay. Please do not remove the speedy deletion tag yourself, but do not hesitate to add information that is consistent with Wikipedia's policies and guidelines. If the page is deleted, you can contact one of these administrators to request that the administrator userfy the page or email a copy to you. —Arctic Gnome (talkcontribs) 21:12, 7 November 2012 (UTC)

Notification of pending suspension of administrative permissions due to inactivity[edit]

Following a community discussion in June 2011, consensus was reached to provisionally suspend the administrative permissions of users who have been inactive for one year (i.e. administrators who have not made any edits or logged actions in over one year). As a result of this discussion, your administrative permissions will be removed pending your return if you do not return to activity within the next month. If you wish to have these permissions reinstated should this occur, please post to the Wikipedia:Bureaucrats' noticeboard and the userright will be restored per the re-sysopping process (i.e. as long as the attending bureaucrats are reasonably satisfied that your account has not been compromised, that your inactivity did not have the effect of evading scrutiny of any actions which might have led to sanctions, and that you have not been inactive for a three year period of time). If you remain inactive for a three year period of time, including the present year you have been inactive, you will need to request reinstatement at WP:RFA. This removal of access is procedural only, and not intended to reflect negatively upon you in any way. We wish you the best in future endeavors, and thank you for your past administrative efforts. (X! · talk)  · @172  ·  03:07, 2 January 2013 (UTC) —Arctic Gnome (talkcontribs) 05:12, 11 January 2013 (UTC)

Arctic Gnome (talkcontribs) 05:13, 11 January 2013 (UTC)

April - National Contribution Month[edit]

Good day Deathphoenix,

During the month of April, Wikimedia Canada is preparing the National Contribution Month, and we are looking for experienced contributors to organize a contribution day (or half-day) in their region.

Contribution days are activities where Wikipedia's contributors, students, or anybody interested in contributing to Wikipedia meets together to collectively improve a predetermined theme. This meetings generally take place in library where references are easy of access, but can be organized in any communal room. Beside improving articles, a goal of this participatory workshops is to initiate neophyte in the cooperative contribution of Wikipedia.

If you are interested in organizing or participating in a contribution day in your region, communicate witht he national team on the project's talk page. The exact agenda of each local event is left to the discretion of the organizer. Help is available for the organization from contributors who already organized these type of days, so don't be worried. If you have any questions or want more information, don't hesitate to contact us.

Amqui (talk) 00:40, 11 February 2013 (UTC)

MfD nomination of Wikipedia:WikiProject Harry Potter/PA Differences[edit]

Wikipedia:WikiProject Harry Potter/PA Differences, a page you substantially contributed to, has been nominated for deletion. Your opinions on the matter are welcome; please participate in the discussion by adding your comments at Wikipedia:Miscellany for deletion/Wikipedia:WikiProject Harry Potter/PA Differences and please be sure to sign your comments with four tildes (~~~~). You are free to edit the content of Wikipedia:WikiProject Harry Potter/PA Differences during the discussion but should not remove the miscellany for deletion template from the top of the page; such a removal will not end the deletion discussion. Thank you. Ten Pound Hammer(What did I screw up now?) 23:25, 1 November 2013 (UTC)

Notification of pending suspension of administrative permissions due to inactivity[edit]

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Notification of imminent suspension of administrative permissions due to inactivity[edit]

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Suspension of administrative permissions due to inactivity[edit]

Information icon Following a community discussion in June 2011, consensus was reached to provisionally suspend the administrative permissions of users who have been inactive for one year (i.e. administrators who have not made any edits or logged actions in over one year). As a result of this discussion, your administrative permissions have been removed pending your return. If you wish to have these permissions reinstated, please post to the Wikipedia:Bureaucrats' noticeboard and the userright will be restored per the re-sysopping process (i.e. as long as the attending bureaucrats are reasonably satisfied that your account has not been compromised, that your inactivity did not have the effect of evading scrutiny of any actions which might have led to sanctions, and that you have not been inactive for a three year period of time). If you remain inactive for a three year period of time, including the present year you have been inactive, you will need to request reinstatement at WP:RFA. This removal of access is procedural only, and not intended to reflect negatively upon you in any way. We wish you the best in future endeavors, and thank you for your past administrative efforts. Acalamari 22:22, 1 February 2014 (UTC)

Sysop flag returned[edit]

I just wanted to let you know that, there having been no serious concerns expressed by my fellow 'crats, I've restored your administrative rights. Welcome back to Wikipedia. Pakaran 18:25, 8 February 2014 (UTC)

No problem, it's what they pay us the big bucks for :P Pakaran 15:44, 13 February 2014 (UTC)

Pierre de Coubertin[edit]

A relative of Luz Long contacted Wikimedia in connection with the statement in the Luz Long Wikipedia article that he received the Pierre de Coubertin medal. She is working on a biography of Luz Long, and does not have information about this honor. The Luz Long article isn't sourced, and the editor who first added the information is an IP. However, it is also mention in the Pierre de Coubertin article, which you edited.

I noticed that User:Joseph Dwayne added the statement, ...Jesse Owens after being adviced by his competitor, Luz Long, at the 1936 Summer Olympics. Long was awarded the Pierre de Coubertin medal for his sportmanship."

Some time later User:Deathphoenix add the word "posthumously'.

I'm sending this to both of you, recognizing that this was a decade ago, but wondering if you know where you got that information. I'd like to share it with the family.--S Philbrick(Talk) 01:43, 18 August 2014 (UTC)