User talk:Eiji Mendoza

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July 2014[edit]

Information icon Hello, I'm Eyesnore. I wanted to let you know that I undid one of your recent contributions, such as the one you made with this edit to Monika Absolonová, because it didn’t appear constructive to me. If you think I made a mistake, or if you have any questions, you can leave me a message on my talk page. Thanks. Eyesnore (pc) 01:14, 31 July 2014 (UTC)

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Replaceable fair use File:Monika Absolonova.png[edit]

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File source problem with File:Monika Absolonova.png[edit]

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Speedy deletion nomination of File:Lena Meyer.png[edit]

Adding my userpage to my watchlist[edit]

Hey Eiji,

I got your note on my talk page. I appreciate the kitten, but am unsure of what you're trying to say. It's not possible for you to add my userpage to my watchlist (although, it must be noted that I've had my userpage on my watchlist for the past six or so years). If you meant that you added my userpage to your watchlist, then that's alright! You don't have to let me know, though. If you meant to ask me to add your userpage to my watchlist, I can do that.

Best,

Airplaneman 12:51, 27 August 2014 (UTC)

Regarding fully protecting my userpage[edit]

Hey Eiji,

I got your note asking me to fully protect my own userpage so that nobody else can edit it. I appreciate your concern over the well-being of my userpage. As an administrator, yes, I can do that. If I wanted to, it would be allowed under the protection guidelines, as outlined here specifically. I just don't want to, and because it's my userpage, I can decide to keep it open. I'd rather have it that way. It fits into the "everybody can edit" philosophy of Wikipedia. I encourage you to give these links a read, for starters, so that you can learn more about why certain guidelines exist – and more broadly, absorb the broader mission of Wikipedia.

I remember that I started to learn about Wikipedia policy by following the blue links on pages, which led me to new pages, new ideas, and new insights on editing. The reason I'm taking the time to write a long-ish response to your messages is that I can fully relate to why you posted them. I was once somebody who wondered how I could help contribute. I wondered why others did the same. I wondered how people collaborated and put their often conflicting ideas together. To a certain degree, I still wonder about these things, and I forever will wonder.

So you asked why I am an administrator. Well, an administrator is an editor, just like everyone else. Being called an administrator just means that I do a lot of cleanup work and mediation in addition to adding stuff to articles. But, as I mentioned, I'm an editor, first and foremost. So why am I an editor? I want to help make this place better. It's fun, for the most part. It's fascinating. And it's fulfilling. So although I haven't been that active recently, thank you for the barnstar. Stars are shiny, and I can never get enough of them.

Best,

Airplaneman 03:55, 28 August 2014 (UTC)