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Angelina Jolie[edit]

Hi DendroNaja. Please note your recent edits to Angelina Jolie are being discussed on the BLP noticeboard. I have also requested a quotation from the Morton source to enable other editors to verify the information you added to the article. Please add the quotation requested to the reference or the sentence may be removed. HelenOnline 09:58, 7 August 2013 (UTC)

FYI your edits have been removed, please see archived BLP noticeboard discussion for further details. HelenOnline 06:52, 14 August 2013 (UTC)

Jeffrey Dahmer[edit]

Hi, DendroNaja,

Thanks for populating the Dahmer article. As you possibly know, I have been doing so myself as of late and only the trial section needed expanding before external links etc. Good job and thanks.

The pathology etc. added is in the trial section I had yet to add. Do you think it could/should be added into the trial section as it is expanded? Btw as for Palermo's opinion, Judge Gram on the day he imposed sentence made a reference to his opinions as to Dahmer killing out of loathing for his sexuality and destroying that part of him in others and only Palermo had voiced this opinion.

Regards and thanks.--Kieronoldham (talk) 23:58, 27 August 2013 (UTC)

Moved the Pathology section to where you agreed with me it belongs. Hope you have no objections.

PS Added a few Wikilinks to Dr. Park Dietz etc. Removed 4 or 5 multiple links to borderline personality disorder as already in article. --Kieronoldham (talk) 01:05, 29 August 2013 (UTC)

Shall we try again to address the final points left by the reviewer who failed the GA submission for the Dahmer article? Even though it's disappointing it was failed, it was not a total failure and we're obviously close. Just need a few more references in the Sinthasomphone section and maybe someone to read The Shrine of Jeffrey Dahmer or at least verify the links' accuracy. (The transcribed book can be found online.).--Kieronoldham (talk) 08:07, 24 October 2013 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Jeffrey Dahmer[edit]

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My edits on the black mamba and venomous snakes articles.[edit]

Hi! Sorry to disturb.

I did some changes on these pages where you have recently worked on. Basically, I agree with the point you added on the natural predators section of the black mamba article but the problem is the lack of references. And I'm highly doubtful that crocodiles only prey on "very young" mambas since they're capable to overwhelm not just these. It'll be great if verifiable sources are added. Moreover, I replaced tiger snake bites with king cobra ones for elaborating the "time span towards death after envenomation" on the venomous snake page, since the prior ones usually cause death in 6-24 hours and that 30 minute fatality was a result of allergy only (as suggested by the own source provided). Additional citations were done to support the claim of king cobra bites being among the most rapid-fatal if untreated.

I'm also a devotee of herpetology, especially venomous snakes. Hope to learn from your edits!

Cheers! — Preceding unsigned comment added by 58.176.234.103 (talk) 18:05, 19 October 2013 (UTC)

Messages were left on my talk page. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 58.176.234.103 (talk) 04:15, 20 October 2013 (UTC)

Contribution reproduced[edit]

Thanks for your contribution on the article of snakebite! This is to inform you that your edit has been used on another page.

Since I'm just a long time reader of articles about Chinese venomous species (in particular) without any skill of adding elegant wordings, I copied the information regarding the hyperbole of king cobra's temperament and posted it onto the behaviour section of the corresponding page. You may want to have a look on that.

Thanks again for your time and output!

Biomedicinal (Contact) 16:00, 21 October 2013 (UTC)

Besides the examples previously listed, you may consider to add the Bothrops asper (terciopelo) which exhibits strong aggressiveness and agility when disturbed, although its venom isn't considered deadly based on the clinical mortality rate. Moreover, large fangs & venom yields & striking range, serious tissue necrosis capably caused, and proximity to human beings add to its danger which is, in my opinion, not lower than Gabon and Puff adders.
Biomedicinal (Contact) 16:25, 21 October 2013 (UTC)

Hi again! I read your work and do appreciate your output! See my talk page if you have time.

Biomedicinal (Contact) 16:36, 22 October 2013 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Jeffrey Dahmer[edit]

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Black mamba as the deadliest snake[edit]

Hello! I just finished reading your final expansion on the snakebite page and that's a great job!

Here, I have a problem regarding the article of the black mamba where I spotted that the inclusion of Austin Stevens as one of the herpetologists who agree that the black mamba is the deadliest snake was previously removed by a user with the reason of the lack of a supportive reference. However, Austin Stevens does consider the black mamba as the deadliest venomous snake in the world with unpredictable striking behaviour and abilities as mentioned in his "in search of the black mamba" documentary. I think we should add his name there since this is a fact but I'm not sure if wikipedia allows citation of a video as a source, or do you have any other source so that this can be proven true?

Biomedicinal (Contact) 16:37, 26 October 2013 (UTC)

Vipers VS Elapids for defensive aggression[edit]

Hello, snakeman!

I got a question here. Someone said in a forum that vipers are generally more aggressive than elapids since they're more likely to stand for their ground, unlike the latter ones which usually display defensive postures and flee if possible (even mambas, esatern browns or taipans). But I'm really not sure if this is the case as I only see few species of venomous snakes personally so can't conclude it in a professional way. I think vipers are mostly ambush predators with a lower metabolic rate thus higher reluctance of moving, and they do give warnings first despite the inconspicuous nature. However, I do admit that cobras often deliver feigned bites, unlike, say, the Brown spotted pit viper or Russell's viper here. Again yet, I'd sincerely like to know your view since you're a professional of this field. Just the general trend not a single exception of this two types of front-fanged snakes. Thanks!

Biomedicinal (Contact) 16:25, 3 November 2013 (UTC)

WikiCup 2014[edit]

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Hope you have some fun participating in the WikiCup smile --Sp33dyphil ©hatontributions 04:05, 4 November 2013 (UTC)

Further BLP issues[edit]

DendroNaja, a short time ago, I had blocked you for BLP violations regarding a living person (Angelina Jolie), including speculation about her. As part of your unblock request, you agreed to avoid such edits in the future. Indeed, you stated you would avoid editing in regards to living persons altogether, though you are not required to go that far. You are, however, required to avoid making gossip-style speculations about living persons, including on talk and user talk pages. I have received several reports that you are doing the very same thing again, and indeed about the same person. I will listen to what you have to say, but at this point I do not see a good reason not to reinstate the block. If you continue editing without responding here, I will do so. Seraphimblade Talk to me 15:33, 7 November 2013 (UTC)

Writing "...which is why I am not going to edit any such article. I am only making suggestions..." suggests DendroNaja does not fully understand our BLP policy. DendroNaja, you cannot make such suggestions for BLP's on talk pages without providing reliable sources that specifically mention your suggestions.
  • The literature indicates subject x is a psychopath - Not acceptable
  • The NY Times reported on a recently released clinical diagnosis indicating subject x is a psychopath (link) - Acceptable
--NeilN talk to me 15:58, 7 November 2013 (UTC)
NeilN has it exactly correct here. Your own speculation on some person's mental state or condition has no place on Wikipedia, including talk pages. Now, if you do have a good source (not a gossip blog or site, but a real, highly reliable source) and that source states that someone has been diagnosed with a given condition by a qualified professional, and you'd like to suggest utilizing that source in the article, that's a different story. But the type of thing you're doing is exactly what WP:BLPTALK is written to prohibit. Your unreferenced speculations as to a person's medical condition, mental or otherwise, are neither relevant nor appropriate. Seraphimblade Talk to me 16:58, 7 November 2013 (UTC)

References[edit]

Please use high quality references per WP:MEDRS such as review articles or major textbooks. Note that review articles are NOT the same as peer reviewed articles. A good place to find medical sources is TRIP database Thanks.
Doc James (talk · contribs · email) (if I write on your page reply on mine) 04:37, 18 November 2013 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Black mamba[edit]

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Good luck on this one! I'm happy to see this up for GA. -- Khazar2 (talk) 16:17, 26 November 2013 (UTC)
The article in its current state is satisfactory, but requires many improvements. Most problems are related to sources which aren't of high quality. Accuracy of information on this species is generally good, but there still are some issues that I am going to tackle. The problem is this species of snake has a sort of mythical status which brings all sorts of anonymous and even registered editors to write some myths, half-truths and exaggerations regarding aspects of this snakes size, behavior and venom lethality as if they were facts. This is common to many species of animals which get mythical attributes attached to them. We see it done with species like tigers, lions, elephants, etc. As an individual who has been fascinated and studied herpetology for much of my life, I can't help but see problems when reading many of the articles on venomous snakes on Wikipedia. Most are generally okay, but problems with poor sources and inaccurate information are just too much in certain articles. The black mamba article is not too bad, but requires some serious work to make it an article which can be looked upon as a reliable source of information on this amazing species of snake. --DendroNaja (talk) 17:05, 26 November 2013 (UTC)
Do you mean that you don't think it's ready for GA? If so, you might consider withdrawing the nomination until you've had a chance to work on it. Normally GA nominations are intended for work that the nominator already believes is at GA level. In any case, good luck! -- Khazar2 (talk) 17:19, 26 November 2013 (UTC)

I believe this article can easily achieve GA level status if the right people work on it (eg, editors who have strong biology background, especially those whose area of study happens to be herpetology - like myself). I nominated it for GA status because I can turn this article into one, but it will take some time unless I get some assistance from another editor. It may take up anywhere from one week to ten days for this article to be in pristine shape (my opinion and estimation). This is my field of study, so I will work hard to write an article which is factual, reliable and I'll be weeding out all sources which aren't of high-quality. Everything will be scholarly - peer-reviewed journal work, textbook material and the like. Of all the articles on venomous snakes, with exception to a select few (Bitis gabonica), Daboia russelli, etc), this article is the one which is ready to be given GA level status, after some improvements. I will not let this article fail. --DendroNaja (talk) 17:46, 26 November 2013 (UTC)

PS..I also think this article should be protected. It is regularly used by anonymous and registered editors alike, to add their own opinions to the article as if they were facts or you'll get those who violate the WP:OR policy. Chronic vandalism is also an issue. So I believe that this should be protected, at least during this GA nomination period ofreview. --DendroNaja (talk) 17:53, 26 November 2013 (UTC)

December 2013[edit]

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Inland taipan[edit]

I have semiprotected the page Inland taipan as per your request, but I only did it for one day. What I expect is that you will initiate a discussion on the talk page, where you discuss the content that is under dispute (the mouse thing is what it looks like). Note that it looks like you are in violation of the three revert rule, as the IPs edits are not blatant vandalism. Take this as a warning not to revert that content again or you may be blocked for it. Also be mindful of what you call vandalism. I think you are greatly exaggerating the need for semiprotection on this page, the only reason I semiprotected it is so the IP would have to discuss it on the talk page rather than simply reverting any changes, I expect you to do that as well. Thank you, --kelapstick(bainuu) 13:41, 14 December 2013 (UTC)

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Your GA nomination of Black mamba[edit]

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Welcome to the 2014 WikiCup![edit]

Hello DendroNaja, and welcome to the 2014 WikiCup! Your submission page can be found here. The competition will begin at midnight tonight (UTC). There have been a few small changes from last year; the rules can be read in full at Wikipedia:WikiCup/Scoring, and the page also includes a summary of changes. One important rule to remember is that only content on which you have completed significant work, and nominated, in 2014 is eligible for points in the competition- the judges will be checking! As ever, this year's competition includes some younger editors. If you are a younger editor, you are certainly welcome, but we have written an advice page at Wikipedia:WikiCup/Advice for younger editors for you. Please do take a look. Any questions should be directed to one of the judges, or left on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup. Signups will close at the end of January, and the first round will end on 26 February; the 64 highest scorers at that time will make it to round 2. Good luck! J Milburn (talk · contribs), The ed17 (talk · contribs) and Miyagawa (talk · contribs) 17:32, 31 December 2013 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Forest cobra[edit]

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Your GA nomination of Forest cobra[edit]

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Sorry about that, I just never realized that and the article was getting lower and lower on the GA standards. This might go against procedure, but if I get comments back on Wikipedia Talk:Good articles, I might be able to continue. Iainstein (talk) 14:51, 4 January 2014 (UTC)

While I'm waiting, could you try to fix all the comments. Iainstein (talk) 14:52, 4 January 2014 (UTC)

No comments, renominate it and i'll review it. Sorry. Iainstein (talk) 15:55, 4 January 2014 (UTC)

Okay, will do after I deal with an IP user who is edit warring and harassing me. --DendroNaja (talk) 15:57, 4 January 2014 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Many-banded krait[edit]

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Black Mamba homeopathy section[edit]

Hi, I just wanted to explain why I removed the homeopathy section from the Black mamba article as there are a few reasons. First is that it gives undue weight to the information; it was a very large section which went into great detail as to how these treatments were allegedly meant to work. Second, the sources used (largely the Homoeopathic Medical Publishers journal) are unreliable, and we must be careful when dealing with fringe theories. More importantly, the content read as medical advice which is strictly prohibited on Wikipedia. You may be right in saying that it is an important aspect to consider for the article, and that may be the case, but it should reflect what reliable sources have to say, and if there is no reliable source coverage, it isn't suitable for the article at all.

Besides this I'm slightly concerned about the edit as you added it just two days after the article achieved GA status, as though to pass this information off as genuine due to being part of a Good Article. That's my own speculation however, and I'm happy to assume good faith if you didn't intend for that. Samwalton9 (talk) 15:52, 5 January 2014 (UTC)

I see how it comes off as medical advice, so I will not argue or debate the deletion. Like I told another editor, it was to demonstrate how man relates to the mamba. I tried to show a spectrum of relation from fear to use as a remedy. But if you look at my sandbox, you'll see I had been preparing it way before it got to GA status. I just had more important things to work on. --DendroNaja (talk) 12:12, 6 January 2014 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Your GA nomination of Forest cobra[edit]

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Please start fixing my comments. If you do not make large changes accordingly in the next 3 days I will have to fail the article because it has been well over a week since the article was last edited. Iainstein (talk) 14:51, 21 January 2014 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Many-banded krait[edit]

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Speedy deletion nomination of Portal:Venomous Snakes[edit]

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Your GA nomination of Forest cobra[edit]

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Forest cobra[edit]

Hi, congratulations on the recent GA. I have nominated it for Did you know, which will hopefully result in the article appearing on the main page. The link is Template:Did you know nominations/Forest cobra. Thanks, Matty.007 19:21, 14 March 2014 (UTC)

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GA nomination of Bromazepam[edit]

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Your GA nomination of Bromazepam[edit]

Hi there, I'm pleased to inform you that I've begun reviewing the article Bromazepam you nominated for GA-status according to the criteria. Time2wait.svg This process may take up to 7 days. Feel free to contact me with any questions or comments you might have during this period. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of AioftheStorm -- AioftheStorm (talk) 18:43, 21 March 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Forest cobra[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 01:11, 22 March 2014 (UTC)

Your Map requests at Map Workshop[edit]

Hello. Your map requests on Wikipedia:Graphics Lab/Map workshop are taking a lot of space. It makes it difficult for mappers to navigate. Since all your requests are related to each other ("Naja <something>"), please tie them up in one single request.Here's how you tie similar requests in one grand request: Wikipedia:Graphics Lab/Map workshop#World_Cup_animated_map. Anyone interested in helping will easily reach you. Thanks. --Fasi100 (talk) 13:11, 24 March 2014 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Western green mamba[edit]

The article Western green mamba you nominated as a good article has passed Symbol support vote.svg; see Talk:Western green mamba for comments about the article. Well done! Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of Reid,iain james -- Reid,iain james (talk) 13:51, 28 March 2014 (UTC)

I have also nominated this for DYK, here. Please feel free to suggest alts, as your superior knowledge of the subject will likely be able to find a better hook. Thanks, Matty.007 18:58, 28 March 2014 (UTC)
Replied on my talk. Thanks, Matty.007 15:39, 29 March 2014 (UTC)

Naja-mossambica map[edit]

Please check Wikipedia:Graphics_Lab/Map_workshop for a first version and give me feedback. thanks. --DLommes (talk) 18:26, 28 March 2014 (UTC)

I did all the other african snake maps. Please tell me which you like, and which need further work. THanks. --DLommes (talk) 19:40, 28 March 2014 (UTC)
I will do the Naja Naja now. Please tell me if the African maps are all okay. I will mark them as resolved then. Best. --DLommes (talk) 20:07, 28 March 2014 (UTC)
The Naja naja is done. Again, please tell me exactly which are okay, and which need work (OR "all are okay") so that i can mark them as Resolved. Thanks.--DLommes (talk) 20:16, 28 March 2014 (UTC)
You can also mark them using the {{resolved|1=~~~~}} tag in the section.--DLommes (talk) 21:02, 28 March 2014 (UTC)
And you get a Nigricollis for free. Cheers! --DLommes (talk) 01:17, 29 March 2014 (UTC)
Thank you very much, I like them all! --Dendro†NajaTalk to me! 01:23, 29 March 2014 (UTC)
I did all your other snakes. In most cases I also added them to the article in question. With Naja kaouthia there is a distribution problem, though. Please re-check all, with a special eye on Naja kaouthia. Contact me for any changes to the images.DLommes (talk) 11:07, 29 March 2014 (UTC)
Update kaouthia and added to the article. Cheers.DLommes (talk) 15:28, 29 March 2014 (UTC)

Taxonomy[edit]

Sorry DendroNaja, I am not experienced enough with editing the taxobox template like that to make the first edit you requested. If I were you, I you make the request on User talk:Dinoguy2's page, as from what I can tell, he designed the original taxobox. Sorry. IJReid (talk) 13:55, 29 March 2014 (UTC)

Daboia[edit]

Please see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Graphics_Lab/Map_workshop#Daboia --DLommes (talk) 12:52, 30 March 2014 (UTC)

LD50[edit]

Why did you remove a link I added to this term in the introduction at Black mamba? It is not explained at all and most people do not know what it means. Srnec (talk) 20:32, 31 March 2014 (UTC)

WikiCup 2014 March newsletter[edit]

A quick update as we are half way through round two of this year's competition. WikiCup newcomer Smithsonian Institution Godot13 (submissions) (Pool E) leads, having produced a massive set of featured pictures for Silver certificate (United States), an article also brought to featured list status. Former finalist Oh, better far to live and die / Under the brave black flag I fly... Adam Cuerden (submissions) (Pool G) is in second, which he owes mostly to his work with historical images, including a number of images from Urania's Mirror, an article also brought to good status. 2010 champion Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions) (Pool C) is third overall, thanks to contributions relating to naval history, including the newly featured Japanese battleship Nagato. Rhodesia Cliftonian (submissions), who currently leads Pool A and is sixth overall, takes the title for the highest scoring individual article of the competition so far, with the top importance featured article Ian Smith.

With 26 people having already scored over 100 points, it is likely that well over 100 points will be needed to secure a place in round 3. Recent years have required 123 (2013), 65 (2012), 41 (2011) and 100 (2010). Remember that only 64 will progress to round 3 at the end of April. Invitations for collaborative writing efforts or any other discussion of potentially interesting work is always welcome on the WikiCup talk page; if two or more WikiCup competitors have done significant work on an article, all can claim points equally. If you are concerned that your nomination—whether it is at good article candidates, a featured process, or anywhere else—will not receive the necessary reviews, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. If you want to help out with the WikiCup, please do your bit to help keep down the review backlogs! Questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup, and the judges are reachable on their talk pages or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn (talkemail), The ed17 (talkemail) and Miyagawa (talkemail) 22:55, 31 March 2014 (UTC)

WikiCup error[edit]

Hi there- this is just a quick note to apologise for a small but important mistake in the last WikiCup newsletter; it is not 64 users who will progress to the next round, but 32. J Milburn (talk) 18:52, 3 April 2014 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Bromazepam[edit]

The article Bromazepam you nominated as a good article has failed Symbol unsupport vote.svg; see Talk:Bromazepam for reasons why the nomination failed. If or when these points have been taken care of, you may apply for a new nomination of the article. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of AioftheStorm -- AioftheStorm (talk) 02:21, 6 April 2014 (UTC)

Eastern green mamba[edit]

With regard to your 16:19, 16 March 2014 edit of Eastern green mamba you left an unfinished trailing sentence at the end. I went ahead and removed it for you, but hopefully you have the full version someplace and might like to put it up? Am interested to learn more about the etymology of "green mamba". Thanks! Monban (talk) 02:41, 12 April 2014 (UTC)