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An American in Madras[edit]

Do you realize that An American in Madras is directly copy and pasted from this: [1]. Ergo, it is copyright infringement. - Hoops gza (talk) 02:45, 21 November 2014 (UTC)

I know, that's why I deleted it. ... discospinster talk 02:46, 21 November 2014 (UTC)

Thank you. I notice that new users who do things like this, such as create articles and then battle to not have it speedily deleted when it clearly breaks one of Wikipedia's policies, are often not blocked. That is, when those are the user's only edits. Why is that? Such activity is about as constructive as vandalism. - Hoops gza (talk) 02:50, 21 November 2014 (UTC)

My Edit on November 20, 2014[edit]

Hello, Discospinster!

I'm sorry about my failure to explain my edit to List of programs broadcast by Jetix. Still, there was a reason as to why I removed that strand of text, and it was because it was a repeat of a statement already made earlier in the article.


"This is a list of television programs broadcast by Jetix around the world, now known as Disney XD.

This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.

This is a list of television programs broadcast by Jetix around the world, now known as Disney XD."


This sounded a little repetitive to me. I'd Really like it if my last edit was restored. Thank you!

97.113.52.78 (talk) 07:12, 21 November 2014 (UTC)

OK I have put it back the way it was. Thank you for explaining. ... discospinster talk 19:15, 21 November 2014 (UTC)

Daisytown, Pennsylvania[edit]

The information that is being displayed is the census from the Daisytown in Washington County Pennsylvania. The Zip Code if you research it belongs to the one in Washington County. This whole article is messed up. http://zipcode.org/city/PA/DAISYTOWN The Zip Code for the one in Cambria County is 15902: http://www.zipmap.net/Pennsylvania.htm

You keep changing stuff, when people try to make corrections, yet you don't even research it as to why it changed.




a book related to Daisytown in Washington County: http://www.yourbook.com/DisplayArea/IP12474-04.pdf

Barnstar for you![edit]

Barnstar of Diligence Hires.png The Barnstar of Diligence
Thank you so much for your persistent work fighting vandalism, helping other users and cleaning up Wikipedia! I hereby present you with this barnstar in recognition of your tencious diligence. Keep up the good work :) ~ Anastasia [Missionedit] (talk) 16:38, 24 November 2014 (UTC)
Thank you! ... discospinster talk 18:14, 24 November 2014 (UTC)

Georgi Terziev[edit]

Being born in Bulgarian city is not equal to Bulgarian people. Many other articles all over Wikipedia have it and no one is removing it, why not here? Please explain? Noseamuseos (talk) 02:24, 27 November 2014 (UTC)

The article already includes Category:Bulgarian footballers. Thus, he is a Bulgarian person and that category is redundant. ... discospinster talk 02:27, 27 November 2014 (UTC)
Category:Bulgarian people is different from Category:Bulgarian footballers. Bulgarian people is about Bulgarian ethnicity while Category:Bulgarian footballers could have Armenian, Turkish, Ukrainian or any other ethnicity and still to be part of Category:Bulgarian footballers. You did not convince me on your point. Please try again. Noseamuseos (talk) 02:32, 27 November 2014 (UTC)
No, they both relate to people from Bulgaria, of any ethnicity. That is why the category tree is Bulgarian footballers → Bulgarian sportspeople → Bulgarian people by occupation → Bulgarian people. ... discospinster talk 02:42, 27 November 2014 (UTC)

I don't like you buddy, but I will refrain from editing this silly online database. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Georgia the dog and Izzy and scarlett the dog too (talkcontribs) 03:22, 28 November 2014 (UTC)

That's all I ever wanted. ... discospinster talk 03:24, 28 November 2014 (UTC)

Neil Tennant[edit]

Pet Shop Boys frontman is well known for being a gay. Blatant abuse of admin powers to confine me to 3-revert rule. Amamamamama (talk) 20:48, 29 November 2014 (UTC)

He may be "a gay" but it's not the sort of thing that needs to be mentioned in the very first paragraph. ... discospinster talk 20:52, 29 November 2014 (UTC)
As you're an admin meaning I can't argue with you, I've applied your policy to Jimmy Somerville. --Amamamamama (talk) 20:56, 29 November 2014 (UTC)
That's fine by me. ... discospinster talk 20:57, 29 November 2014 (UTC)

154.42.160.82[edit]

User_talk:154.42.160.82, block log was blocked twice, most recently blocked by you. It returned to Poo vandalism 13 November 2014, but don't trust the relative-quiet of the contribution history. I'm seeing a dozen failed edits like this crap in today's abuse filters, and I'm only looking at a few minutes of abuse filter history. It's up to you how you want to handle this, but in my opinion today's failed attempts to vandalize are good cause to reblock and significantly increase the duration, especially when there were successful poo edits after the last block. Prevent the next vandalism attempt, and hopefully get the message across that the blocks will increase. It appears to be a business IP address so I don't see much risk of collateral damage on an IP block. Alsee (talk) 11:30, 1 December 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for the notice, I'll keep an eye on that one. ... discospinster talk 13:45, 1 December 2014 (UTC)

Sora1m1[edit]

Hi Disco! Who was Sora1m1 a sock of? Curious. Cyphoidbomb (talk) 16:31, 1 December 2014 (UTC)

I'm an idiot. Just saw [2]. Facepalm3.svg Facepalm Cyphoidbomb (talk) 16:33, 1 December 2014 (UTC)
Haha no problem. ... discospinster talk 18:10, 1 December 2014 (UTC)
Addendum: I think the user might be asking for their talk page access to be revoked, since they keep removing notices of active sanctions. Thanks, Cyphoidbomb (talk) 02:50, 2 December 2014 (UTC)
OK I've removed talk page access. ... discospinster talk 04:04, 2 December 2014 (UTC)

Sandbox move[edit]

I was trying to move my user draft into the mainspace but when i tried i accidentally moved it to User:Jim McDonnell (sheriff). Then I tried to move it back to the original userspace draft but then I accidentally ended up moving it to User:User:SantiLak/sandbox/Jim McDonnell. I just want to move it back to my its original place which was User:SantiLak/sandbox/Jim McDonnell. My apologies but I messed up the move process and it says an admin is needed. I really appreciate your help. - SantiLak (talk) 19:06, 1 December 2014 (UTC)

I think I've managed it. Check User:SantiLak/sandbox/Jim McDonnell. ... discospinster talk 19:12, 1 December 2014 (UTC)
Thanks for the help. - SantiLak (talk) 02:43, 2 December 2014 (UTC)

about my editing ?[edit]

what exactly is wrong with it ? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Eclyda (talkcontribs) 15:39, 3 December 2014 (UTC)

I don't see any edits other than this one on my talk page. What precisely are you referring to? ... discospinster talk 23:27, 3 December 2014 (UTC)

Christina Krusi[edit]

Yes, the Christina Krusi page is under a major edit in order to make the page simpler and less political which takes away from the reason she is notable. I have permission from Christina Krusi to do this and to satisfy other wiki users that were upset with the page. The page was becoming a platform for debate on issues, which is not mean on Wiki pages for notable persons. The page will be better after I finished. I have also got a message from one user that the simpler page will be cleaner and highlight the important things objectively and well referenced. I am also deleting the old talk page comments because Wiki asked me to do that with a major edit like this. Thanks! Coco353 (talk) 04:05, 4 December 2014 (UTC)

I'm not sure what Wikipedia policy requires you to blank a talk page. ... discospinster talk 04:06, 4 December 2014 (UTC)


Given the topic (accusations of Satanic ritual abuse and sexual abuse), this page will have a hard time not being controversial (I don't know political is the right characterization.) I dispute Coco353's way to characterizes the debate. I also note Coco353's collaboration with subject of page ("I have permission from Christina Krusi) as possible COI. And I not aware that being a "notable person" means they are exempt from controversy. The reason Krusi is notable is publication of book/producing movie of sensational abuse. This is circular reasoning...SolaryVeritas (talk) 21:05, 7 December 2014 (UTC)

Regarding your summary deletion of uncited information...[edit]

Why don't you instead add a "citation needed" template, and give the contributor a certain amount of time to comply, before deleting? That would seem to be the more civil way to handle things -- and the very existence of the citation-needed template seems to imply that Wikipedia would prefer that you use it. (If not using it is preferable, the citation-needed template ought to be done away with altogether.) 174.24.25.153 (talk) 06:05, 4 December 2014 (UTC)

I don't know which edit you are talking about, but if it's about a living person, WP:BLP requires that we remove contentious information if it is not cited. ... discospinster talk 11:35, 4 December 2014 (UTC)
OK I am assuming you're talking about this one. Does that quote come from the "Resolution Concerning Common Core and Assessments" source? It's not clear from the edit. When it comes to quotes of living persons there should be a citation of some kind. ... discospinster talk 11:39, 4 December 2014 (UTC)

A Change is Gonna Come[edit]

I think you must add to the Sam Cooke " A Change is Gonna Come" wiki page. Please add that Joshua Ledet performed the song in incredible fashion probably better than any singer has done since Sam Cooke.

Thank you.

PS. I have never contacted wIkipedia before for any reason, but felt compelled to mention that Joshua Ledet should be added to the list of singers who covered the song.

(107.77.76.30 (talk) 03:06, 5 December 2014 (UTC))

107.77.76.30 (talk) 03:06, 5 December 2014 (UTC)

OK I have added it. ... discospinster talk 16:35, 5 December 2014 (UTC)

Block evasion[edit]

An IP you recently blocked [3] is now editing as [4]. His repeated removal of an unpopular album from the Fleetwood Mac template consistently gives him away [5]. Cheers, Bretonbanquet (talk) 19:43, 5 December 2014 (UTC)

I've blocked that one too. ... discospinster talk 20:40, 5 December 2014 (UTC)
Ta. Bretonbanquet (talk) 20:41, 5 December 2014 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── And another... [6] - this could be an ongoing thing, sadly. Bretonbanquet (talk) 23:43, 7 December 2014 (UTC)

99.99.216.186[edit]

IP:99.99.216.186 constant vandalism in articles Isaiah & Ford Island. IP has been fairly warned — JudeccaXIII (talk) 17:41, 7 December 2014 (UTC)

The user seems to have stopped for the moment. I will keep an eye out. ... discospinster talk 21:20, 7 December 2014 (UTC)

Camp Stone[edit]

Hey,

Sorry if I accidentally deleted your content. I am the director in training for Camp Stone. It is very important to us that it not be listed among "summer camps in pennslvania" So please remove us from any of those tags on wikipedia regarding camping, summer camps, etc. We would like to remain as anonymous as possible to cross references. Thanks!

- Yakov Fleischmann — Preceding unsigned comment added by Yakfleisch (talkcontribs) 00:39, 9 December 2014 (UTC)

Why don't you want it listed in the template? ... discospinster talk 00:44, 9 December 2014 (UTC)

Discopinster,

I also noticed that you put back all the content I deleted about our camp. A lot of the information is incorrect and does not reflect what we want on Wikipedia. Please put the content itself back to the way I edited it. Thank you. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Yakfleisch (talkcontribs) 00:42, 9 December 2014 (UTC)

ChatterMate block[edit]

Please add userpage block to your block of User:ChatterMate for making personal attacks. Meters (talk) 01:00, 9 December 2014 (UTC)

Done. ... discospinster talk 01:02, 9 December 2014 (UTC)

Discopinster,

I don't think there is anything you need to do at this point. I think I successfully edited my page for Camp Stone the way I want it to read and I believe your content, which is no longer linked to our page, is accurate and intact as well. Win win. Thanks. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Yakfleisch (talkcontribs) 01:14, 9 December 2014 (UTC)

Wikimedia genealogy project[edit]

Just wondering if you have any thoughts re: the idea of WMF hosting a genealogy project. If so, feel free to contribute to this discussion. And apologies if I have made this request before. ---Another Believer (Talk) 18:31, 9 December 2014 (UTC)

please creat me page[edit]

please creat me the boudrari khalid page plz — Preceding unsigned comment added by 105.156.124.130 (talk) 02:17, 10 December 2014 (UTC)

He does not appear to be notable by Wikipedia's criteria. Please see WP:Your first article. ... discospinster talk 02:32, 10 December 2014 (UTC)

Contest deleting of Defy You Stars page[edit]

I am Nicholas Banos of Defy You Stars. The words and content used on the page are my property and I have right to them. No copyright infringement occurred. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Defyyoustars (talkcontribs) 20:39, 10 December 2014 (UTC)

Please see Wikipedia:Donating copyrighted materials for instructions on how to allow the material to be used on Wikipedia (via the terms of the public licences CC-BY-SA and GFDL). Also note that the tone of the article must remain neutral, not in the form of an advertisement or promotion. ... discospinster talk 20:41, 10 December 2014 (UTC)

Akram Aylisli[edit]

Dear colleague!

Explaine me please the reasons why You deleted my edition of the article about Akram Aylisli? IMHO I made the article more informative and structured. I kept all the points (and the notes) from the previous editions, but just replaced them in a special chapters. What's wrong?

Thanks Shura Burtin — Preceding unsigned comment added by Burtin (talkcontribs) 21:01, 11 December 2014 (UTC)

You did not explain in the edit summary what you were doing, so it seemed like you were removing content at random. ... discospinster talk 21:04, 11 December 2014 (UTC)

Jason Mooney[edit]

Classic wikipedia editing abuse of power. I was asked to cite a source, and I cited a source. You then took it upon yourself to threaten me for vandalism. Get a life. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 50.133.231.46 (talk) 19:06, 13 December 2014 (UTC)

I don't see how the fact that he's the tallest player in a video game needs to be added to an encyclopedia article. You made no attempt to justify, merely re-adding the same information. ... discospinster talk 19:08, 13 December 2014 (UTC)
50.133.231.46, please see WP:Civility. Telling someone to "get a life" is uncivil. HelloThereMinions talk, contribs 19:13, 13 December 2014 (UTC)

No you just wish to try and bully actual editors. How is it relevant? It is the most profitable sports video game in the world. He is most famous outside of York worldwide for this one fact, because of this one reason (FIFA.) It is the literal reason more will view his wiki page, Mr. Powerful. 50.133.231.46 (talk) 19:24, 13 December 2014 (UTC)

I am waiting for a response. 50.133.231.46 (talk) 19:29, 13 December 2014 (UTC)

You didn't ask a question. ... discospinster talk 19:46, 13 December 2014 (UTC)

Are you disputing my facts? Is this a question? 50.133.231.46 (talk) 19:53, 13 December 2014 (UTC) I also was not asked to "justify," I was asked to "cite" buddy. 50.133.231.46 (talk) 19:54, 13 December 2014 (UTC)

You haven't established that it's his reason for notability. You just linked to the video game web page showing that he's the tallest player. You don't only need to cite it as fact, but also why it belongs in an encyclopedia article. Every game has a tallest player, and it's not mentioned in all of the respective articles. ... discospinster talk 19:57, 13 December 2014 (UTC)

As I was editing, I was also adding that he is the tallest player in the English leagues. Considering your argument, then why is Oguchu Unyewu (a much more famous soccer player) cited as being the second tallest player in US outfield history? This is a more obscure and detailed fact. Why does that matter then? To quote, "At 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) and 210 lb (95 kg), Onyewu is the second-tallest outfield player in U.S. team history (after Omar Gonzalez).[52]" Odd huh? Why in the Nikola Žigić entry, is he listed "among the tallest professional players in the world." with no source? Why does that matter then? Feel free to explain when and when not height can be relevant, despite the fact that Mooney would be the most relevant as the actual tallest, and not merely among them. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 50.133.231.46 (talk) 20:04, 13 December 2014 (UTC)

You just said he was the tallest player listed in the video game, nothing about the real life league. ... discospinster talk 20:07, 13 December 2014 (UTC)

As I was in the process of editing when I was sent threats that I would be blocked for editing. I was not asked what I was doing, I was told by you and your friends that I was a vandal and to stop immediately. You must let one actually edit something before threatening. You have no counter on how their height is relevant but that of Mooney isn't? Not surprised. I will reactivate my edit then. 50.133.231.46 (talk) 20:12, 13 December 2014 (UTC)

Fish Hooks[edit]

Despite my earlier reversion at Fish Hooks, the anonymous editor has returned with a new IP, so I expect he won't see the warning that I just left on his talk page. I can't keep reverting the inappropriate changes or I'll breach 3RR and I suspect a request at RFPP may result in a refusal to protect the page because of the lack of sufficient disruption. --AussieLegend () 19:33, 13 December 2014 (UTC)

I'll keep an eye out. I don't think you have to worry too much about 3RR since it's not really a difference of opinion, but the removal of content without explicit justification. ... discospinster talk 19:47, 13 December 2014 (UTC)

Bhumihar Brahmins..[edit]

Its too funny. that wikipedia says Bhumihar brahmins are considered brahmin and babhan just because they claim brahmin status. That means if I claim that I'm President of India, I will be considered as president Anant. Why they are hiding the fact that bhumihar bhumihar brahmin is one of the branch of kanyakubj brahmin. Go to.. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanyakubja_Brahmins Some of the historic accounts by renowned authors mentioning bhumihar Brahmin / babhan community.

1)Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British By C. A. Bayly url= http://books.google.co.in/books?id=xfo3AAAAIAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=bhumihar+brahmin+origin+by+historians&hl=en&sa=X&ei=x54UVLvYGcaTuATng4HgBw&ved=0CDQQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=bhumihar&f=false

2)The Limited Raj: Agrarian Relations in Colonial India, Saran District, 1793-1920 By Anand A. Yang url== http://books.google.co.in/books?id=Ck4jmD7H34UC&pg=PA59&dq=bhumihar+brahmin+origin+by+historians&hl=en&sa=X&ei=x54UVLvYGcaTuATng4HgBw&ved=0CDoQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=bhumihar%20brahmin%20origin%20by%20historians&f=false

3)Man in India, Volumes 54-55 by Sarat Chandra Roy (Ral Bahadur) url==http://books.google.co.in/books?id=CGMqAQAAIAAJ&q=bhumihar+brahmin+origin+by+historians&dq=bhumihar+brahmin+origin+by+historians&hl=en&sa=X&ei=x54UVLvYGcaTuATng4HgBw&ved=0CEsQ6AEwBw

4)Bazaar India: Markets, Society, and the Colonial State in Gangetic Bihar By Anand A. Yang url== http://books.google.co.in/books?id=D5lQutvzAp4C&printsec=frontcover&dq=bhumihar+brahmin+origin+by+historians&hl=en&sa=X&ei=x54UVLvYGcaTuATng4HgBw&ved=0CFAQ6AEwCA#v=onepage&q=bhumihar%20&f=false

5)Caste: The Colonial Theories by Braja Bihārī Kumāra url== http://books.google.co.in/books?id=voe3AAAAIAAJ&q=bhumihar+brahmin+origin+by+historians&dq=bhumihar+brahmin+origin+by+historians&hl=en&sa=X&ei=x54UVLvYGcaTuATng4HgBw&ved=0CFYQ6AEwCQ

6)Evolution and Spatial Organization of Clan Settlements: A Case Study By Saiyad Hasan Ansar url==http://books.google.co.in/books?id=dxDWbsztdVQC&pg=PA100&lpg=PA100&dq=Evolution+and+Spatial+Organization+of+Clan+Settlements:+A+Case+Study+of+...++By+Saiyad+Hasan+Ansari&source=bl&ots=Z2K627D9Qw&sig=p0YFJjE2ASP6v09wVCn3DY6riRo&hl=en&sa=X&ei=tKMUVOqGKonjuQShw4DoAw&ved=0CB4Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=Evolution%20and%20Spatial%20Organization%20of%20Clan%20Settlements%3A%20A%20Case%20Study%20of%20...%20%20By%20Saiyad%20Hasan%20Ansari&f=false

7)Brahamharshi Bamsha Bistar by swami shahjanand saraswati. url==https://archive.org/details/BrahamharshiBamshaBistar

8)Hindu caste and sect by yogendra nath bhattacharya url==https://archive.org/stream/hinducastesands00bhatgoog#page/n136/mode/2up

9)Census of India 1891 by British Indian Govt. url==https://openlibrary.org/books/OL24179313M/Census_of_India_1891

10)Caste, Society and Politics in India from the Eighteenth Century to the ... By Susan Bayly url==http://books.google.co.in/books?id=HbAjKR_iHogC&pg=PA203&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=bhumihar&f=false

11)The State at War in South Asia By Pradeep Barua url==http://books.google.co.in/books?id=FIIQhuAOGaIC&pg=PA76&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=Bhumihar&f=false

12)Peasants and Monks in British India by William R. Pinch UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS url==http://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks/view?docId=ft22900465;brand=ucpress url==http://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks/view?docId=ft22900465&chunk.id=s1.3.13&toc.depth=1&toc.id=ch3&brand=ucpress;query=#1 senari massacre http://www.pucl.org/reports/Bihar/2001/jehanabad.htm

Note : Bhumihar Brahmin/ Babhan/ Bhumihars (short name of bhumihar Brahmin) are names to same community. Sometimes they are also called as Bhramarshi. Brahmin is a priestly class in hindu community, but many Brahmins were landlords during British and mughal era.

Hi everybody, whatever books I have mentioned earlier are the books from renowned Historians or social activists. None of these books have mentioned any relation of bhumihar with rajput. Bhumihar (i.e. Babhan, which is an old name for bhumihar brahmin which had been used in early colonial census of british india (ref 9)) is a distinct community different from rajput, but having Brahminic (of brahmin) origin. It is a total bias to write a tale and false fiction of ashwani kumar (i.e. Bhumihar made up of union of rajput and Brahmin). You can find a lot about the plight of dalit ( i.e. so called downtrodden section of society who are not at all downtrodden in present time and availing reservation in all wakes of life, even in judiciary and legislature in India) in his (aswani kumar) book, but hardly about the plight of Bhumihar Brahmin/Babhan. He has not mentioned Senari massacre and other massacre (available on ranvir sena Wikipedia ) in which mcc, Maoist (i.e. naxalite) and dalit led army beheaded bhumihar/babhan cruelly like Islamic state terrorist organisation of present time. This book is a totally biases against upper caste (i.e. Class) and trying to emphasise only on false tales and fabricated story which has come out of sheer jealousy. There are some bad persons in all community which have been over hyped in ashwani kumar book. Entire babhan community has been made culprit in his book. If anyone is writing anything in Wikipedia he should write all the issues, and not merely some defamatory and derogatory tales, which is not at all true. Ashwani kumar has written many fictitious stories about babhan/bhumihar which cannot be simultaneously true. Rajput is a community which come into existence only after fall of Harshavardhan kingdom. (Refer Rajesthan by RK gupta and s r bhakshi. http://books.google.co.in/books?id=gHNoU2zcDnIC&pg=PA1&dq=rajput+origin&hl=en&sa=X&ei=Qr8eVKO8MZKTuATy3YLwBg&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=rajput%20origin&f=false or you can refer book from eminent historian like Satish Chandra for medival india.) Initially they (Rajputs) were centred around north-west India and some part of central India. They came to eastern India only at the time of emergence of Islamic force in India (i.e. around 1200 AD or Muhammad ghori period). Bhumihar brahmin is a new name to babhan community which gained popularity in late 19th century and popularised by babhan landlords as well as sahjanand saraswati. In early british census report(till 1891 census) they were enumerated as Babhans under aristocratic and military community. So I request wikipedians to remove this fairy tale which has been fabricated by some jealousy community out of sheer jealousy. Please put up historic fact about babhan community rather than some fabricated story. Swami shahjanand saraswati was a peasant leader and social reformer (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sahajanand_Saraswati) who advocated mere priesthood for babhans rather than landlord ship and wanted inclusion of Bhumihar Brahman/Babhan in mere donation taking Brahmins list and also attempted to abolish zamindari (landlord ship) from bihar. Babhans were already included in aristocratic class till 1891 british census. There is hardly any book or early historical evidence giving relation of bhumihar/Babhan with rajput. It is a pure myth to associate bhumihar with rajput which are two distinct community. So please put down the myth and include the materials from reliable and credible citation regarding bhumihar/ babhan community. Bhumihar is a Sanskrit word for zamindar or jagirdar which means landlord or landholder. Swami shahjanand saraswati books (Brahamharshi Bamsha Bistar by swami shahjanand saraswati. https://archive.org/details/BrahamharshiBamshaBistar) are cited by most of the Brahmin community for reference like kanyakubj Brahmin, (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanyakubja_Brahmins) Saryupareen Brahmins (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saryupareen_Brahmins) Jujhautiya Brahmin (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jujhautiya_Brahmin). In most of the sites the sahjanand thoughts are distorted and presented. It is highly pathetic.

One more point I want to mention is that a new fictitious and imaginary theory which has evolved recently and has not been mentioned by any historians in past and colonial era. Babhan (Bhumihar) has been categorised as shudra along with kayastha in British colonial census report.(http://books.google.co.in/books?id=sQcGAQAAQBAJ&pg=PA31&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q&f=false) this book mentions this claim but it has not mentioned which year census report did so. I am including one of the early British census report and one book abstract which evidently tells the falsehood of the above statement. (Census of India 1891 by British Indian govt url== https://openlibrary.org/books/OL24179313M/Census_of_India_1891) and (Peasants and Monks in British India by William R. Pinch UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS url==http://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks/view?docId=ft22900465;brand=ucpress & url==http://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks/view?docId=ft22900465&chunk.id=s1.3.13&toc.depth=1&toc.id=ch3&brand=ucpress;query=#1) above books clearly denote that babhans were considered as military community similar to rajputs, nairs and marathas , they fought to get included in mere priestly (i.e. donation taking) Brahmin list since they have brahmanic (i.e. of brahmin) origin. Bhumihar name was not used to list this entire community till 1891 census report. This entire community was listed with the name babhan till 1891 census under military and aristocratic category. There after sahjanand demanded abolishion of zamindari and inclusion of babhan as mere priestly donation taking brahmin list (since they have brahmnic origin) . Bhumihar word was also popularised and created by their groups(sahjanand group)only which included kashi naresh. 1901 onward bhumihar (i.e. babhan ) was categorised under mere priestly brahmin category. Please do not let some editor write some spurious and false facts which do not have historical evidences or account to back the fact. We are talking about British India census claim without any substantial fact to verify that claim. some People have started unnecessary inclusions in wikipedia which is not at all historic. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Bpandey89 (talkcontribs) 21:46, 5 December 2014 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Anant57 (talkcontribs)

OK but why are you telling me this? ... discospinster talk 13:15, 14 December 2014 (UTC)

No. 2 Flying Training School RAF[edit]

Good Evening,

Can you please delete No. 2 Flying Training School RAF so I can move No. 2 (Advanced) Flying Training School RAF there? Gavbadger (talk) 18:56, 14 December 2014 (UTC)

Done. If you don't feel like waiting for me, you can also add {{db-move|PAGE TO BE MOVED HERE|REASON FOR MOVE}} to the page you want deleted, and any admin can take care of it. ... discospinster talk 19:07, 14 December 2014 (UTC)
Thank you very much, I will try that next time. Gavbadger (talk) 19:16, 14 December 2014 (UTC)

it was a prank on my brother — Preceding unsigned comment added by Lsewchand2023 (talkcontribs) 20:27, 14 December 2014 (UTC)

Next time try a whoopy cushion. ... discospinster talk 20:29, 14 December 2014 (UTC)

My page was copied[edit]

My article Brahmanbaria was copied by Brahmanbaria district. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jisanminhaz (talkcontribs) 23:11, 14 December 2014 (UTC)

  • Could you be more specific? I'm not sure what exactly you are referring to. ... discospinster talk 23:18, 14 December 2014 (UTC)

Georgian in France[edit]

If you know better than us notable Georgian people in France, do the job please.

--83.202.6.138 (talk) 00:15, 15 December 2014 (UTC)

You haven't shown that they are notable, you have just added a list of names. ... discospinster talk 01:07, 15 December 2014 (UTC)

otep shamaya[edit]

i have changed her birthdate several times. I have cited a reference website. why do you keep changing it? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2602:306:C415:DA0:3440:821E:C963:EE05 (talk) 21:34, 15 December 2014 (UTC)

The web site you are citing is one that automatically takes information from other web sites. It's not a reliable source. ... discospinster talk 22:43, 15 December 2014 (UTC)

Ah yes[edit]

Thank you my friend. I had no idea that my post on the Hobbit was non-constructive. Saying, "Realizing Thorin is walking into "It's a Trap" from Star Fox, Slippy and the gang continue to battle against the evil boss, Zerg, from Toy Story 3. On Ravenhill, Azog ambushes the toys and ruthlessly kills Woody. Buzz ends up being knocked unconscious as the teddy bear battles Slinky and Rex dies protecting Jessie from that one girl from the first movie. Gordon Freeman eventually kills Dr. Breen and Sonic the Hedgehag manages to kill Hitler, but the fight leaves him mortally wounded. Be assured that it was, "Nothing personel kid." does not benefit the discussion of the Hobbit. Thank you for removing my post, and have a good day :) — Preceding unsigned comment added by 76.107.195.19 (talk) 00:11, 17 December 2014 (UTC)

Jason Van Blerk[edit]

Jason has recently adopted a young footballer whom has shown vast amounts of potential under the name of Ally Brown. He has given him a roof over his head and is now coaching him full time in order for Ally to reach his potential. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 117.120.18.134 (talk) 04:26, 17 December 2014 (UTC)

Brahmanbaria and B-Baria, son of[edit]

I see you were dealing with this page move stuff earlier; there have now been another move and a cut and paste, so the main article history is at B-baria City, Bangladesh instead of Brahmanbaria. Do you feel up to doing the necessary merge? I thought about it with the instructions in front of me and it makes my head swim, I'm afraid. (Sminthopsis84 left a message at User talk:Favonian, but Favonian is probably in bed.) Many thanks if you can deal with this. Yngvadottir (talk) 04:42, 17 December 2014 (UTC)

Haha wow, that escalated quickly. I don't know if I want to go near that page now! ... discospinster talk 01:22, 18 December 2014 (UTC)

The Pierces[edit]

Why have you reverted the simple addition of a photo + a proper caption? These were good edits. 190.74.56.112 (talk) 04:44, 17 December 2014 (UTC)

List of longest novels[edit]

Regarding your edit summary, "unclear notability", note that notability (in the WP sense) is not a requirement for this list. It is not a requirement for WP:LIST in general. However, the work in question seems to be self-published, or something, so your deletion was entirely correct. Choor monster (talk) 15:51, 17 December 2014 (UTC)

I'm going by the guidelines at Selection Criteria, which says that notability is a common criterion. Unless the criteria in the article or talk page explicitly says that notability doesn't matter, I assume it does (based on WP:NOTDIR). ... discospinster talk 18:22, 17 December 2014 (UTC)
The article is explicit about its selection criteria. Notability is not required. Choor monster (talk) 18:36, 17 December 2014 (UTC)
I don't see that in the the current version of the article. Where does it say that notability is not required? ... discospinster talk 18:45, 17 December 2014 (UTC)
Huh? It does not mention notability. It explicitly lists what it expects, and includes a short list of exclusions. Notability is not listed as a requirement, and non-notability is not listed as an exclusion. Choor monster (talk) 19:09, 18 December 2014 (UTC)
Like I said above, unless the article says that notability is not a criterion, I will use discretion and remove it based on WP:NOTDIR. ... discospinster talk 01:01, 19 December 2014 (UTC)
Like you said. Not like the article said, and not like Selection Criteria either, which mentions notability as a common criterian, not an obligatory or default criterion. Choor monster (talk) 14:57, 19 December 2014 (UTC)

HG3[edit]

You'll warm up to it, and the added features will make it worthwhile. One complaint surely you have is that the page doesn't auto-refresh when a new edit comes in, however you can see that they have in the History window. It takes away the "aww MusikAnimal beat me to it" aspect but it was never a game to begin with :) So I guess you can't sit there and monitor a single page, but again you'll learn to live without it. Secondly, it seems like the logic of what to show is somehow different, in that you don't immediately see that much vandalism as you did with HG2. I can't really explain it, but if you let it sit for a few minutes, bam, you're hitting vandalism left and right, moreso than with HG2! I think it queues up the higher scored edits for you to see next, or something. Overall, I'm happier with HG3. If anything just the sheer speed, doesn't flicker like the .NET version did. Just thought I'd share my transitional experience :) Best — MusikAnimal talk 16:13, 17 December 2014 (UTC)

142.255 IP[edit]

Would you be so kind to give 142.255.221.182 (talk · contribs · WHOIS), an IP you reverted earlier today, a 12-hour vacation? I'm pretty sure it's a block evader with a history of harassing Imzadi1979 doing exactly that. Thanks. –Fredddie 21:49, 17 December 2014 (UTC)

Done. ... discospinster talk 23:10, 17 December 2014 (UTC)

Morton High school[edit]

I recently added an alumni to this school, Christian Crafton broke many records at the hammond soccer academy and is celebrated throughout the city and definitely deserves to be on the notable alumni. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Alexis17welchez (talkcontribs) 04:00, 18 December 2014 (UTC)

He is locally notable at best, not enough to be listed in an international encyclopedia. ... discospinster talk 04:02, 18 December 2014 (UTC)

Wow, that was fast![edit]

You can store your mouse in it, if you like

Your deletion of AgniYog, that is. I'll award you this lovely pistol holster for being so quick on the draw. FourViolas (talk) 04:12, 18 December 2014 (UTC)

Don't thank me, thank Huggle... ... discospinster talk 04:13, 18 December 2014 (UTC)

Sergio Massa[edit]

I relied on information in Wikipedia pages for years. The intent of following post IS ... ...to make sure, both English and Spanish speaking visitors receive uniform information. The intent of following post IS NOT ..."Disrespecting The Page Guidelines", "Vandalism", etc. This man may well be the next president of a nation in less than one year, October 2015.


English version of Wiki ~ Sergio Massa: Massa was born in western Buenos Aires suburb of San Martín,[1] in 1972, and raised in neighboring San Andrés.[2] Attending the School of St. Augustine through grade and secondary school, he enrolled at the University of Belgrano, a private university in the upscale Buenos Aires borough of the same name. Leaving school before completing his law degree studies. Polling ahead of the October 2013 mid-term elections gave Massa better prospects running for Congress under the FpV party list than on a separate slate.[9] Upon the filing deadline on June 22, however, Massa ultimately opted to form his own Frente Renovador ('Renewal Front') faction with the support of the 'Group of 8' Buenos Aires Province Mayors and others, notably former Argentine Industrial Union president José Ignacio de Mendiguren (recently an ally of Kirchnerism).[10][11] This split with Kirchner proved successful for Massa as the Renewal Front slate beat the FpV slate in the Buenos Ares province in both the primary and general elections.[12][13] in October 2013, Javier Corradino, president of the Commercial Chamber of Tigre, Adrian Zolezzi, secretary of the same entity, and Santiago Maneiro, secretary of the Commercial Chamber of Pacheco, reported that four of its shops were closed by Sergio Massa retaliation for having closed a trade agreement with the National Social Security Administration to operate the Argenta card, administered by ANSeS. This was listed as a clear political persecution traders municipality by Sergio Massa and as a setback to democracy. Corradino Javier was expelled from a campaign of Malena Galmarini Front for Renewal, township secretary and wife of Sergio Massa.[14]


Spanish version of Wiki ~ Sergio Massa: En el año 1990, Massa empezó a cursar estudios de derecho en la Universidad de Belgrano, habiendo interrumpido dicha carrera en 1994. Años más tarde, el 16 de julio de 2013, en plena campaña electoral, rindió exámenes finales de las cuatro asignaturas que tenía pendientes y obtuvo finalmente su título profesional de abogado. TRANSLATION: Basically, he got his law degree and passed his "BAR" version of Argentina in July of 2013 (meanwhile, he was forming a new party: Frente Renovador, preparing to run for Congress, closing four(4)stores, involved in ANSES, persecuting traders municipalities and expeeling Javier Corradino from his wife's campaign). , Couple of comments: A.- I do not believe that the "English Version" is incorrect. B.- Again, this man may very well be the next president of Argentina in 2015. Amidst all the controversy, it'll simply be good for the WORLD to know if he has former college education, and truly passed the "Argentina equivalent of the "BAR Exam".

Thank you. SinSpin (talk) 07:10, 18 December 2014 (UTC)

Whatever is said about Massa's education should be supported by reliable sources. You are welcome to edit the English version so that it is equivalent to the the Spanish version. ... discospinster talk 12:50, 18 December 2014 (UTC)

Wes Newton[edit]

Wes Newton


Hi there, I was just wondering why you removed my post about Wes Newton's PDC World Championship record, adding 2015 after he lost earlier on. Thanks.

Because 2015 hasn't happened yet. ... discospinster talk 00:58, 19 December 2014 (UTC)

You obviously don't follow darts then - so you wouldn't get it. What's the point in editing something you know nothing about?

Scott Card racist?[edit]

(Note: Per wp:CANVASSING I am "non-biasedly" advertising a topic for discussion by posting a notice on the ten most recent users who commented on the page in question's talkpage and also the ten most recent users who edited the article in question.)

Commentators continue to reference/allege Card's piece involving a fictional, future Obama's coup d'état by way of urban guirillas as racist (eg see here in Slate, 2013; here, HuffPo, 2013; here, Wired, 2014). Should our article mention this aspect of controversy with regard to the piece here: "Orson Scott Card#Politics"?

(Also see a 2013 blogpost by M Aspan citing this from Card in 2000 rgding allegedly non-racist use of nigga'.)

See discussion here: Talk:Orson Scott Card#RfC: Subject of blp racist?

--Hodgdon's secret garden (talk) 21:36, 19 December 2014 (UTC)

Seasonal Greets![edit]

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Thank you, same to you. ... discospinster talk 20:10, 20 December 2014 (UTC)

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Sergio Massa[edit]

Discospinster: Can I edit the Spanish version? I believe you "dicospinster", is my reliable source. SinSpin (talk) 03:25, 20 December 2014 (UTC) Th

I myself am not a reliable source, but if you have them I don't see why you can't add them to the article in Spanish Wikipedia. ... discospinster talk 03:26, 20 December 2014 (UTC)

Andre Drummond[edit]

Bro... Do you even watch sports? Because if you did, you'd know that my edit was highly constructive and necessary. You need to loosen up and live a little, strict bastard.

It wasn't constructive, bro. This isn't the place for your "jokes". ... discospinster talk 03:29, 20 December 2014 (UTC)

Seasonal Greets![edit]

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Thank you, same to you. ... discospinster talk 20:10, 20 December 2014 (UTC)

Katie Holmes[edit]

From what I've been able to gather, the Katie Holmes article is currently being used to try to give credit to an instagram account that is pretending to be run by Katie Holmes. I'm not sure whether I can ask you to semi-protect, or whether I should just go to RFPP. --VeryCrocker (talk) 20:09, 20 December 2014 (UTC)

If there is continuing addition of the Instagram claims then I will protect it for a bit. ... discospinster talk 20:09, 20 December 2014 (UTC)
Thank you. BTW, you're very fast. It takes me a few minutes to type what I'm currently typing. --VeryCrocker (talk) 20:12, 20 December 2014 (UTC)