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VP 1.3[edit]

Should be all good to go :) - Glen 08:33, 12 August 2006 (UTC)

userpage[edit]

Thanks for the tip...i think i'll try it sometime later --Osbus 16:33, 12 August 2006 (UTC)

Death AID nom[edit]

Wasn't the AID nomination for Death removed five days too early? You removed it 8/10--thought it was to stay up till 8/15. --Lukobe 21:12, 13 August 2006 (UTC)

Sorry, it did actually have four days left, I've put it back and given it the extra time. Apologies for the mistake, I had ten or so listed from the bot to clear and didn't check the dates on each one. --Draicone (talk) 08:40, 14 August 2006 (UTC)
Thanks! --Lukobe 18:37, 14 August 2006 (UTC)

Your comment on GA collab[edit]

Just so you know, Scotch College, Perth is at GA status. Look at its talk page.--HamedogTalk|@ 10:30, 14 August 2006 (UTC)

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You helped choose this week's WP:AID winner[edit]

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Thank you for your support of the Article Improvement Drive.
This week French Revolution and Lee Smith (baseball) were selected to be improved to featured article status.
Hope you can help.

Not much point, but you wouldn't want yourself to be excluded, would you now? :D Draicone (talk) 12:19, 15 August 2006 (UTC)

Hey Draicone[edit]

Why so gutless and want to delete SGHA? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Zinco100 (talkcontribs)

Draicone, thanks for responding to Zinco100's ill-conceived attack on my talk page while I wasn't around. I appreciate you sticking up for me! --Kinu t/c 05:41, 16 August 2006 (UTC)

Untitled[edit]

She and I worked it out. Why are you jumping in the middle? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 208.49.22.2 (talkcontribs)

Because when you vandalise someone's user page with derogatory comments, its my business to discourage you from doing so. Vandalism is not tolerated on Wikipedia, and editing blocks will be given. I'm just informing you of the potential repurcussions of your actions. --Draicone (talk) 00:47, 16 August 2006 (UTC)

Draicone[edit]

Stick to editing what you know about, not what you pretend to know about. You and Kinu cannot play god in the world of wikipedia. I refuse to be BITTEN. Eventhough I am greatly discouraged to continue to be an active member/contributor of Wikipedia due to your irreconcilability. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Zinco100 (talkcontribs)

I'm sorry, but AfD is simply for reviewing if an article should or should not be on Wikipedia. If you feel it is notable enough, then say so. If consensus goes your way, the article will not be deleted. Thats how it works. I apologise if you feel your article is being wrongly deleted, but if you do, make it clear! AfD is, as I have told you before, a request for input and not a poll. Myself and Kinu are not attempting to play god. Wikipedia is the way it is, personal attacks are not tolerated. And why should I stick to editing what I know about? Wikipedia would not be anywhere near where it is today if people had not done basic research on a topic, expanded an article here and there, put simply, added content. This is exactly why Wikipedia doesn't guarantee the validity of any of the information on the site.
I am not pretending to know about anything that I do not. I am simply voicing my opinion on an AfD using my knowledge of policy - and I would certainly hope I am aware of policy to a reasonable extent. If you dispute this, feel free to tell me so, but not in the form of a personal attack.
I am not trying to bite you, per WP:BITE, I am merely stating policy to you. By launching personal attacks on good Wikipedia editors who simply use information available to them and considered valid, I erred away from WP:BITE and took a more frank approach to informing you of policy. I suggest you see WP:NOT. In addition, you haven't yet proved any of your statements. Per WP:VERIFY, Wikipedia is for verifiable material, whether or not that material is true. If there are no Google hits for the article, it suggest to us that the article is not notable enough; most things important end up on the web in the end and Wikipedia has to take a realistic approach to quality control.
I would have happily talked it over with you had you not launched personal attacks on everyone who disagreed with you, and would certainly make allowances if your first ever edit had not been a personal attack on my talk page. Per WP:NPA, personal attacks are totally unacceptable. Your actions on my talk page, that of Kinu's and Kicking222's all count as personal attacks. These can lead to editing blocks, and blatant violators of policy have always been treated differently to newcomers making mistakes - for example, blatant vandals who do nothing else on WIkipedia are not the sort of people I treat with WP:BITE.
I sincerely apologise if you weren't aware of any of these; after all, I hadn't heard about WP:ATTACK till a week or so after joining (although I certainly didn't make any personal attacks in that time). But you have been informed, and your actions from now on will certainly be taken into account if I have to go to ArbCom with this (as will anything listed at Special:Contributions/Zinco100, for that matter). --Draicone (talk) 07:50, 17 August 2006 (UTC)

Wangi/RFA[edit]

Bumblebee on Sea Holly.jpg Thanks for your support on my RfA. Give me shout if I can be of help. Thanks/wangi 00:20, 19 August 2006 (UTC)

British[edit]

Hey Draicone, I know you were doing a bunch of disambig work with British. Did you happen to notice today that User:Jooler changed it to a non-disambig page? Do you have any thoughts on the changes that were made? I'm not sure if it should remain as the disambig or at its current revision that s/he made. Metros232 14:40, 19 August 2006 (UTC)

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Requesting assistance on wikifying[edit]

Hi,

I was wondering if I could ask for some assistance in working on Sardarapat. Specifically, I'm not sure if the article is a copyvio. I've made notes in Talk:Sardarapat. Regards. -- Whpq 12:18, 23 August 2006 (UTC)

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WP:ARCAID and userpage[edit]

Two messages in one, how about that? :)

First of all, today featured a big quarrel on WP:ARCAID, because an editor who nominated an article mass solicited 90+ other users to vote for his nomination of Queen's University, and others called that spamming, which was offensive for the solicitor. Now I'm not an official member of the maintenance team, but I do like to help out, and I alerted everyone who criticized this mass solicitation of the vote of May 2006, which resulted in mass solicitation not being prohibited (9-7 vote count). Main argument (which I support) is that WP:ARCAID benefits from many users willing to contribute to an article. Anyway, emotions ran high, with the solicitor removing the nomination and almost quitting. Things have been cooling down and I reinstated the nomination with permission from the solicitor as it wasn't against the rules.

Some of the critics pointed out that this procedure could result in a solicitation war and I have to agree they are right. Random mass solicitation is not very helpful and probably detrimental if it escalates. Targeted mass solicitation, such as a call on a portal's or project's talk page can be very helpful.

Perhaps a new vote should be conducted which aims at prohibiting mass solicitation on individual user pages, but allows for mass solicitation via a call on a portal's or project's talk page. Perhaps a clearer majority could be established by presenting a better outlined proposal. I would appreciate your opinion on this.

Second, I was intrigued by your user page, but as I use Firefox, the [show] command is not visible nor clickable, and I am therefore unable to see all your userboxes, awards etcetera. (I compared it with IE, in which the [show] command is visible and clickable) Just thought you'd like to know. Errabee 00:21, 30 August 2006 (UTC)

I have drafted a proposal on Wikipedia talk:Article Creation and Improvement Drive. Second, Javascript is enabled and up-to-date (as far as I know). Errabee 10:11, 31 August 2006 (UTC)

SCOTM[edit]

Nuvola apps edu science.png You voted for and this article is now the current Science Collaboration of the Month!
Please help to improve it to match the quality of an ideal Wikipedia science article.

NCurse Nuvola apps edu science.png work 05:58, 1 September 2006 (UTC)

AIDbot[edit]

Hi there, I'm sorry for being nonresponsive to your AIDbot inquiries. The thing is that AIDbot needs some serious redesign (lots of people complained about some AIDbot issues) and at the moment I can't allocate enough time to cope with that. That's why I didn't adress the problems which people pointed out (although I plan to fix this problems after my exams end, which will probably be in a month). But, if you are sure that just changing the name of the page which AIDbot processes will fix the problem with renaming of the project, then I'll spare few minutes to do that this weekend. --Dijxtra 14:07, 1 September 2006 (UTC)

Your message on 203.213.7.133[edit]

You left a message on the talkpage for User talk:203.213.7.133, regarding vandalism on the St Peters Lutheran College article. Please note that 203.213.7.133 is a shared IP for users of ADSL2+ in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, and any blocking will affect several hundred more users than the vandal. Meeper 02:26, 3 September 2006 (UTC)

Please see your talk page. --Draicone (talk) 11:37, 3 September 2006 (UTC)

AIDbot[edit]

Howdy, I changed the target page for the AIDbot, and it seems to work. It's not perfect, but it's better than nothing. Now I'm going back to my exams and will fix the bot to work perfectly when I'm done with the exams... --Dijxtra 09:49, 5 September 2006 (UTC)

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Konstable's RfA thanks[edit]

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Hi Draicone, thank you for supporting me in my RfA, which was closed as successful last Wednesday with a unanimous support of (47/0/0). I will do my best to help keep Wikipedia clean, green and vandal free. Once again, thank you! --Konstable 14:35, 16 September 2006 (UTC)

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query php example[edit]

Thanks for the php example. You might get a better performance if you use the php format though:

$content = file_get_contents('query.php?format=php');
$data = deserialize($content);

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Jeff Yagher[edit]

Hey, I just corrected the birth year for Jeff Yagher, only for you to decide to revert it, without even bothing to check! While I bet Mr. Yagher would like to know that he's a year younger than he actually is, log onto www.privateeye.com and look up Yagher in California -- he was born in 1961 NOT 1962!

And you guys wonder why no researcher takes Wiki seriously!

Please see my comment at your talk page. --Draicone (talk) 00:52, 3 October 2006 (UTC)

Your edit to Highgate School[edit]

"Westward Ho!" includes an exclamation mark in the place name. Please check your facts before reverting good faith edits. Badgerpatrol 02:26, 3 October 2006 (UTC)

I apologise. Thankyou for informing me. At the time, I was sure the diff showed that the ! had been removed, contradicting the edit summary. However, can you find a source for this change? --Draicone (talk) 03:23, 3 October 2006 (UTC)
Thank you- but do you honestly think it's appropriate to include a citation for the name of a town? If you do, we are going to be pretty busy in the next few months adding references for the likes of London[1], Paris[2], New York[3] etc. If you require verification for your own peace of mind, simply Google it- you will find hundreds. Please be more careful when reverting, particularly when a full explanatory edit summary is used. The diff was perfectly clear. Anyway, no harm done. Badgerpatrol 12:01, 3 October 2006 (UTC)

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RfA thanks from StuffOfInterest[edit]

Smiley.svg Thank you for participating in my RfA, which finished with a tally of 52/6/1 (~90%). It was an interesting process which gave me a chance to learn a bit about myself and about the community. My intention now is to slowly ease into using those additional buttons on my page. No use being over eager and mucking up the works. The support of all those who went over my record and/or rallied to my defense after the big oppose vote was instumental to the success of this review. Again, thank you! --StuffOfInterest 11:36, 10 October 2006 (UTC)

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Dragons In Our Midst[edit]

I know it's a little late, but I just wanted to say thanks for all the work you did on the article [Dragons In Our Midst] early on. -- Ben 10 16:08, 9 June 2007 (UTC)

Vandalism[edit]

Someone wrote an untrue and unfavorable statement about Jack Johnson just about his biographic info about John Mayer. Just thought you should know. Jason B.68.94.164.217 06:03, 27 June 2007 (UTC)

Copyright checker bot[edit]

Hi, i've seen that you're developing a bot that checks for copyright violantios. Well, it already exists! :-) Take a look at copyright.py (pywikipediabot). Bye, [Filnik | Talk! | Discus] 12:10, 1 July 2007 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Articles for creation[edit]

Hi there! Thanks for your help in AFC! You may not have seen the WikiProject yet, as it is fairly new. You can find it at WP:WPAFC. Hope to see you there!--Xnuala (talk)(Review) 10:28, 3 July 2007 (UTC)

Hehe, great minds think alike! Hm, as far as bot functions go, I think the most obvious condition would be to decline anything with no sources given. No problem with not formally joining--it's still great to have you helping out! You might want to check out Henrik's script for quick denials--you can find it on the project talk page. Also, the project talk page would be a good place to get more bot input.--Xnuala (talk)(Review) 10:54, 3 July 2007 (UTC)

WikiProject Articles for creation[edit]

WikiProject Articles for creation Backlog Elimination Drive News!
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We are one week in to the drive, and it's already going fantastic. Numerous days of backlogs have been tackled, with hundreds of articles having been reviewed. We do, however, have some news!

First off, a HUGE congratulations to everyone participating so far. I understand some members are inactive due to vacation, but we are still making great progress.

Secondly, make sure that before you go off and review old submissions, that you review all submissions for the present day, and the day before, so that we aren't actually making a bigger backlog, by letting submissions get archived while we're checking stuff from 2006.

Third, remember to update your running total, on the drive page. Honesty is the best policy, so if you lie about the number of articles you've reviewed, we'll all make angry faces while looking at your userpage.

And, last, if you have any questions about the drive, feel free to ask me, or any other members of the project.

Great job, everyone! We're going to get that backlog!
GrooveDog.

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AFC News[edit]

WikiProject Articles for creation Backlog Elimination Drive News!
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We are nine days away from the end of the drive, and it's been fantastic! Many, many, many days of backlog have been tackled, and over 1500 articles reviewed!

To start off, a HUGE THANKS to everyone who helped out with the coordination of the drive, and actually fighting the backlog in the drive itself. Everyone's done a great job helping out, no matter how many articles you've reviewed/

Remember to update your running total, on the drive page. This is the ONLY way that I will be able to give out awards appropriately.

Lastly, I will be giving out awards on August 16th. Anyone who could help me, that would be fantastic. Contact me on my talk page if you'd like to volunteer.

Great job, everyone! This Drive has been fantastic, and I'm sure that some members of the Project have definitely made friends by collaborating on the talk pages. Thanks,
GrooveDog.

Goodbye, Draicone, and thankyou[edit]

I was going to give you a barnstar when I saw the note on your userpage and was disappointed to find that it was from last october. I saw a load of your edits and thought that you were active. You were as an outstanding contributer to wikipedia and you were always civil. If you read this (I know you were active recently), please return to wikipedia. If you don't want to then thanks for everything - Pheonix 23:45, 11 August 2007 (UTC)

WP:AFC Backlog Drive[edit]

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WikiProject Articles for creation has done a tremendous job in working at WP:AFC over the past 7½ months. Thank you all for your hard work and dedication! Together, we've made the submission process easier and more streamlined, developed tools to make the process go faster for reviewers, and cut the backlog down to a mere fraction of what it once was. Well done!

As you all are aware, however, our work is not quite yet done. The project still has 10 archive pages left to complete, which include over half a month's worth of submissions, many of which have not been completely reviewed. We need your help to finish looking over these neglected submissions so that we can finally remove the backlog notice from the page, and put an end to the more than two year old backlog that has been a thorn in our side for ages! Participants will receive an AFC Barnstar, so hurry up and help out while there's still work to be done! Make sure to sign in on the WikiProject's talk page so we know who is involved in what promises to be our final effort to complete this goal. Thank you for all your help!
- Happy editing as always, Hersfold (t/a/c) 16:35, 20 February 2008 (UTC)

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The da Vinci Barnstar[edit]

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I hereby award you this barnstar for this tool, as it is much quicker and more accurate than wannabekate. :) asenine say what? 23:54, 9 May 2008 (UTC)

Happy first Edit Day fellow Wikipedian![edit]

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Hopefully you will be back here Draicone. Best wishes, --RobNS 02:55, 14 May 2008 (UTC)

AfC news[edit]

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Dear AfC participant,

  1. Msgj and Tnxman307 are organising the AfC challenge! It's a little competition to help improve some of the articles created through AfC and we are hoping that everyone will get involved. For level 1, you just need to bring a stub up to Start-class. Level 2 is improving a Start-class article to C-class. And so on. To get involved or for more information please see the competition page.
  2. Those of you who haven't reviewed an article recently might not have noticed the new process that was implemented this year. Reviewing articles is now more enjoyable than ever :) You might like to give it a try. All articles waiting for review are in Category:Pending Afc requests. (Please read the updated instructions.)
  3. Please consider adding {{AFC status}} to your userpage to keep track of the number of articles waiting for review. At the time of writing we are officially backlogged, so help is needed!
  4. There is currently a proposal to bring the Images for upload process under the umbrella of WikiProject Articles for creation. The rationale is that both processes are designed to allow unregistered users to take part more fully in Wikipedia, and partipants in each process can probably help each other.

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Happy first edit day![edit]

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Hi878 (talk) 03:53, 13 May 2009 (UTC)

Happy First Edit Day...Again!!!!![edit]

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RFC on the inclusion of a table comparing SI units and Binary prefixes[edit]

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Articles for Creation Appeal[edit]

Articles for Creation urgently needs your help!
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Articles for Creation is desperately short of reviewers! We are looking for urgent help, from experienced editors, in reviewing submissions in the pending submissions queue. Currently the are 2947 submissions waiting to be reviewed.

Do you have what it takes?
  1. Are you familiar with Wikipedia's policies and guidelines?
  2. Do you know what Wikipedia is and is not?
  3. Do you have a working knowledge of the Manual of Style, particularly article naming conventions?
  4. Are you autoconfirmed?
  5. Can you review submissions based on their individual merits?

If the answer to these questions is yes, then please read the reviewing instructions and donate a little of your time to helping tackle the backlog.

Just to let you know[edit]

You have been mentioned at Wikipedia:Missing Wikipedians. XOttawahitech (talk) 15:59, 18 July 2013 (UTC)

Your admin status[edit]

Hello. I'm a steward. A new policy regarding the removal of "advanced rights" (administrator, bureaucrat, etc.) was adopted by community consensus recently. According to this policy, the stewards are reviewing administrators' activity on wikis with no inactivity policy.

You meet the inactivity criteria (no edits and no log actions for 2 years) on enwikiversity, where you are an administrator. Since that wiki does not have its own administrators' rights review process, the global one applies.

If you want to keep your rights, you should inform the community of the wiki about the fact that the stewards have sent you this information about your inactivity. If the community has a discussion about it and then wants you to keep your rights, please contact the stewards at m:Stewards' noticeboard, and link to the discussion of the local community, where they express their wish to continue to maintain the rights, and demonstrate a continued requirement to maintain these rights.

We stewards will evaluate the responses. If there is no response at all after approximately one month, we will proceed to remove your administrative rights. In cases of doubt, we will evaluate the responses and will refer a decision back to the local community for their comment and review. If you have any questions, please contact us on m:Stewards' noticeboard.

Best regards, Rschen7754 20:55, 23 November 2014 (UTC)