User talk:Gilliam

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Hello, This page is simply incorrect. The word "Breton" means "Brittany," a region of France. Gaul is an ancient name of this province, Gaul is not a part of Britian, and therefore this is incoherent. Britain in French is "Angleterre." This page is simply wrong.

You can reedit the page, but please write in the edit summary what you explained here.– Gilliam (talk) 17:11, 19 February 2015 (UTC)thanks....


David Wood and The Resurrection of Jesus Christ™[edit]

We have removed the redirect of "The Resurrection of Jesus Christ"™ from Kevin Reynolds as he is not the owner of this property. This is an LLC and the name "The Resurrection of Jesus Christ"™ is trademarked. Kevin Reynolds has no legal right to either redirect the page "The Resurrection of Jesus Christ"™ to his business page, nor use the name in his upcoming film project. In fact, we did have a Wikipedia page named "The Resurrection of Jesus Christ"™ and Kevin Reynolds took it down and had it redirected to his name illegally. This must stop and the name returned to its legal owners. Lawsuits should be avoided, but will ensue if this is not rectified immediately.

I redirected it to Resurrection of Jesus. When an article is written about the movie, a disambiguation page can be created at that time.– Gilliam (talk) 19:34, 18 March 2015 (UTC)

Thanks for your quick response. Here are several articles referencing the movie. We will be editing and updating "The Resurrection of Jesus Chriat"™ Wikipedia page in the next few days so we would like it to remain online so that we can make the necessary edits. Also, Kevin Reynolds' project has been renamed "Clavius" and so his continued use of the name "The Resurrection of Jesus Christ"™ or even the name "The Resurrection" is inaccurate. Will you allow me to update his page, please? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 19:44, 18 March 2015 (UTC)

(talk page watcher) @ Who are "We" ? Mlpearc (open channel) 19:58, 18 March 2015 (UTC)

"We" are David Wood and his marketing associate. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:03, 18 March 2015 (UTC)

Gilliam, I'm not sure you are correct here. The evidence for Reynolds being the director of TRJC is the two most reliable publications on Hollywood: Variety, and Hollywood Reporter. It is of course possible he no longer is, but the evidence that he is not is a press release by the organization that claims to be producing the film, and a news web site of much less authority. Neither explicitly denies it. There may be better evidence, but we'd need to see it. There may be evidence Reynolds changed the name of his project, but we need to find it. The assertion here is not evidence. For good measure, we have no way of knowing that is in fact the representative of David Wood. The way in which an interested party can deal with a problem that requires demonstrating his identity is by email to WP:OTRS. The way they can show the information wrong, is by showing good sources.
The community made a decision to redirect the article The Resurrection of Jesus Christ, at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/The Resurrection of Jesus Christ, supported by a very reliable specialist editor , who I am pinging for comments: MichaelQSchmidt. DGG ( talk ) 04:37, 19 March 2015 (UTC)
Okay, please feel free to revert. However, there should at least be a hatnote to the traditonal article.– Gilliam (talk) 04:48, 19 March 2015 (UTC)

David Graeber[edit]

David Graeber's birth name is Anarchy Dad. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 13:30, 13 March 2015 (UTC)

Mohit Raina[edit]

Hello Gilliam. Sorry to bother you, can you please add Mohit Raina to your watchlist. There are ongoing WP:BLP concerns and I'm not sure if semi-protection is the best approach at this point. Regards, Yamaguchi先生 21:37, 19 February 2015 (UTC)

@Yamaguchi先生: Let's watch further to see if semi-protection is needed.– Gilliam (talk) 21:42, 19 February 2015 (UTC)

Many thanks![edit]

Many thanks for your blocking of who kept on vandalizing the article on Charles Klein. kosboot (talk) 12:42, 20 February 2015 (UTC)

adding unsourced claim at Wever, Iowa[edit]

Information icon Hello, I'm Wuerzele. I noticed that you made a change to Wever, Iowa, but you didn't provide a reliable source. Normally I tag or remove such claims buthere I included a citation. If you need guidance on referencing, please see the referencing for beginners tutorial. Thank you. --Wuerzele (talk) 18:06, 21 February 2015 (UTC)

If you are referring to this edit you will see that I did support my addition with a source.– Gilliam (talk) 16:03, 22 February 2015 (UTC)
My apologies! Gilliam, I absolutely did NOT see, that you didnt add the claim of the fertilizer plant.sorry.--Wuerzele (talk) 20:23, 22 February 2015 (UTC)
That's okay - thanks for looking out for Wikipedia.– Gilliam (talk) 00:58, 23 February 2015 (UTC)

Prod of Mallawa toro[edit]

I have declined this prod purely on procedural grounds as the article creator objected to deletion. Regards, Espresso Addict (talk) 22:12, 21 February 2015 (UTC)

Re: Translation request[edit]

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Namaste, Gilliam. You have got at least one new message at the Wikipedia talk:Noticeboard for India-related topics. Please continue the discussion there!
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A pie for you![edit]

A very beautiful Nectarine Pie.jpg Thank you for the acknowledgement! Scalhotrod (Talk) ☮ღ☺ 19:07, 24 February 2015 (UTC)

Combine two articles[edit]

By mistake I created a new article on a subject that already had a separate article. Do you know how I should combine them? Mount Aladagh and Aladagh Mountains.--F4fluids (talk) 03:17, 26 February 2015 (UTC)

@F4fluids: Yes, just use Wikipedia:Redirect. Place the title of the page you want something directed to in the brackets.-– Gilliam (talk) 03:20, 26 February 2015 (UTC)

school block on User:[edit]

Per your block on this user (for vandalizing WP pages and templates), I placed a Template:School block on their user talk page. If this is inappropriate (since I'm not the blocking administrator, or an administrator at all) please let me know. @NDKilla^^^ 13:04, 26 February 2015 (UTC)

@NDKilla: Thank you for the addition of the schoolblock template. You are always welcome to tidy vandals' talk pages. It would also be tremendously helpful if you could add the Template:Shared IP edu on talk pages assigned to schools (look them up using Whois Gateway) – Gilliam (talk) 13:10, 26 February 2015 (UTC)
@Gilliam: If I see any un-tagged school IP addresses, I will place the template. I only added school block to this page because the template (edu) was already on the page. @NDKilla^^^ 13:14, 26 February 2015 (UTC)

old admin bashing[edit]

In this IP's contributions I noticed that all of their edits are complaining about Administrators, without much (if any) evidence of reason for complaints, not to mention the complaints are in random talk pages in the Wikipedia namespace. I'm not really sure what to do about this, if anything, since I'm not sure the user is still active. I feel the complaints (still visible on some talk pages) don't need to be around, unless someone wants to take it up with the user. @NDKilla^^^ 13:18, 26 February 2015 (UTC)

@NDKilla: I wouldn't worry about the old rants unless they are attacking an individual user.– Gilliam (talk) 13:22, 26 February 2015 (UTC)
@Gilliam: Alright, I was just wondering.

In a totally unrelated note, I had some questions in regards to becoming an administrator (not any time soon, but hopeful planning), and was wondering if we could chat sometime. My class ends in a few minutes tho, so I don't know when I'll be back on wikipedia. (Probably in a few hours) @NDKilla^^^ 13:24, 26 February 2015 (UTC)

Sure, I'll be around.– Gilliam (talk) 13:26, 26 February 2015 (UTC) block request[edit]

I am network admin at Morgan Hill USD - There is currently a three-month block on anonymous edits from that address. I would like for this to be extended indefinitely (as we had done previously for our older address and .250), but allow for constructive edits and participation from registered accounts using that address. Thanks! Leuqarte (talk) 18:21, 26 February 2015 (UTC)

Could you please contact User:DMacks? He is the Wikipedia OTRS volunteer who applied the extended block on Regards,– Gilliam (talk) 22:02, 26 February 2015 (UTC)
Will do, thanks. Leuqarte (talk) 15:56, 10 April 2015 (UTC)


I was about to report this IP and noticed you blocked it when I refreshed the page. Favorite adminnn~ 15:18, 27 February 2015 (UTC)

Good call. Great minds think alike ;)– Gilliam (talk) 15:23, 27 February 2015 (UTC)


I see you've been on top of the IP editor at Millet and Cassava. I didn't know if you were an admin or not, so I left a note for Vsmith at User talk:Vsmith#Millet. CorinneSD (talk) 16:07, 27 February 2015 (UTC) But feel free to issue a warning or block yourself. CorinneSD (talk) 16:08, 27 February 2015 (UTC)

@CorinneSD: Thanks, the vandal has already been blocked. You can also report repeated vandalism 24/7 at WP:AIV.– Gilliam (talk) 16:10, 27 February 2015 (UTC)
O.K. Thanks. CorinneSD (talk) 16:48, 27 February 2015 (UTC)

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Hello Gilliam. I just now realized there appears to be a string of vandalism coming from a segment of the 153.107.192.x network after seeing your recent change on my watchlist.

As examples. Searching now to determine if there might be others. Regards, Yamaguchi先生 00:49, 4 March 2015 (UTC)

Thanks, @Yamaguchi先生:. These IPs are registered to NSW Department of Education and Communities, Australia, and I have blocked them all out of an abundance of caution. Regards– Gilliam (talk) 00:58, 4 March 2015 (UTC)

Thank you as always. I had located a few others (, and it appears that they have already been contained. Regards, Yamaguchi先生 01:11, 4 March 2015 (UTC)[edit]

Regarding this block. You may want to also take a look at (talk · contribs). Much of the same type of vandalism and same targets. Both geolocate to Taiwan. --RacerX11 Talk to meStalk me 06:02, 4 March 2015 (UTC)

Yes check.svg DoneGilliam (talk) 06:09, 4 March 2015 (UTC)

AWB correction[edit]

Hello Gilliam, sorry to bother you. Can you possibly correct my name as it appears at Wikipedia:AutoWikiBrowser/CheckPage ? I am listed as an approved user but somehow the last character in my username was corrupted. Regards, Yamaguchi先生 23:14, 4 March 2015 (UTC)

Yes check.svg DoneGilliam (talk) 23:17, 4 March 2015 (UTC)
Thank you Gilliam, AWB appears to be functioning again now. Regards, Yamaguchi先生 23:19, 4 March 2015 (UTC)

Thank you![edit]

I do appreciate the vote of confidence. I promise to make good use of it. Best. --Crystallizedcarbon (talk) 15:01, 5 March 2015 (UTC)

Khowar re-direct[edit]

You may be interested in this undoing of your edit here, pretty much as soon as the protection expired. You may need to protect this page again. There seem to have been several alterations of re-directs to cut & pastes of the target Khowar language page. e.g. Chitrali language, here in September 2014! (which I have now reverted to a re-direct) 220 of Borg 17:31, 5 March 2015 (UTC)

The Signpost: 04 March 2015[edit]

Parke County bridges[edit]

It's already in Category:Former bridges in the United States; why don't you just suggest that it become "Category:Former covered bridges in Parke County, Indiana"? Nyttend (talk) 15:21, 7 March 2015 (UTC)

Thanks did just that.– Gilliam (talk) 20:06, 7 March 2015 (UTC)
Just noticed that you patrolled Lusk Covered Bridge. I resigned my admin rights a few weeks ago and hope to resume them before hugely long; it's weird temporarily not being an admin. Can you give me autopatrolled? Nyttend (talk) 14:20, 15 March 2015 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done I do hope it's just temporary and in the meantime you won't give up on your work writing.– Gilliam (talk) 04:56, 16 March 2015 (UTC)
(Update) @Nyttend: I tried giving the Autopatrolled right to you several times and each time the box stays unticked. Do you know what I am not doing right?– Gilliam (talk) 05:20, 16 March 2015 (UTC)
The notifications thing gave me a message saying that you gave me Autopatrolled, and Special:Listusers says that I have autopatrolled. Perhaps the user rights database and the little box-dispaying page weren't quite synchronised? Nyttend (talk) 13:08, 16 March 2015 (UTC)


How long can I get a semi protection for my talk page? I'm so not in the mood for this crap. I have a link for an alternate talk page if anyone needs to leave me a serious message. btw I never thanked you for the reviewer rights. SlightSmile 20:28, 7 March 2015 (UTC)

Hello, @Slightsmile: Per the Protection policy I'm really not supposed to apply indef semi-protection to user talk pages. If you get a disruptive message on your talk page, you can send me a message and I'll delete WP:REVDEL (remove it from public view) and deal with the vandal accordingly.– Gilliam (talk) 20:35, 7 March 2015 (UTC)
That sounds good thanks. I think I would like a rev del on that. SlightSmile 20:37, 7 March 2015 (UTC)
@Slightsmile: Looks like another admin beat me to it.– Gilliam (talk) 20:39, 7 March 2015 (UTC)

Talkback message from Tito Dutta[edit]

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Hello, Gilliam. You have new messages at Wikipedia_talk:Noticeboard_for_India-related_topics#Translation_request_.28Punjabi_language.29.
Message added 16:21, 10 March 2015 (UTC). You can remove this notice at any time by removing the {{Talkback}} or {{Tb}} template.

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Talkback message from Tito Dutta[edit]

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Hello, Gilliam. You have new messages at Wikipedia_talk:Noticeboard_for_India-related_topics#Translation_request_.28Gujarati_language.29.
Message added 23:12, 11 March 2015 (UTC). You can remove this notice at any time by removing the {{Talkback}} or {{Tb}} template.

Hi, please consider giving translation credits in your edit summaries. For the past edits, you may make dummy edits and add "edit summaries" like " Translation was done by User:Example.

Don't you need Bengali too? Face-smile.svg Tito Dutta (talk) 23:12, 11 March 2015 (UTC)

Hi @Titodutta: and thank you for your suggestion. You're right, I ought to be giving translation credit. I'm out of town now and I promise to do so as soon as I return tomorrow. If we are missing the Bengali version, please be so kind as to add it. I usually request the translations on an as-needed basis when I'm patrolling. Best regards– Gilliam (talk) 01:26, 12 March 2015 (UTC)
I have now given the belated credits for aid in translation. Thanks for suggesting it.– Gilliam (talk) 03:36, 15 March 2015 (UTC)

The Signpost: 11 March 2015[edit]

Ignatius of Loyola[edit]

I have just finished reading Ignatius of Loyola, making a few copy-edits and minor changes in wording. I noticed that the last paragraph in Ignatius of Loyola#Early life seems more related to the first part of Ignatius of Loyola#Religious conversion and religious life than his early life. I don't think it's an actual duplication, but it might be better in "Religious conversion and religious life". What do you think? CorinneSD (talk) 18:14, 13 March 2015 (UTC)

Sons of The American Legion[edit]

Hi there. Thank -you for patrolling my created page. I was wondering what you thought of the page. I thought since there was an American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary pages, this one should be created. I wanted to put the emblem picture on the page, but someone deleted the picture off commons. I'm not sure what to do on that aspect except maybe download a new picture and resubmit the picture. Kiraroshi1976 (talk) 14:50, 15 March 2015 (UTC)


could you help this guy? I am understanding what he means by "opening redirect". Regards. --Tito Dutta (talk) 13:32, 16 March 2015 (UTC)


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Hello, Gilliam. You have new messages at's talk page.
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Or an error?? Unclear. DBaK (talk) 08:11, 18 March 2015 (UTC)

A bowl of strawberries for you![edit]

Erdbeerteller01.jpg Thanks for reverting some vandalism on my user page k_scheik talk to me! 14:50, 18 March 2015 (UTC)

Western Punjabi translation[edit]

Hi. This is the translation in Western Punjabi ( for the very template.

EN: Please do not contribute text in Punjabi to English Wikipedia. Your contributions are more than welcome at the Punjabi Wikipedia.
PNB:مہربانی کر کہ انگریزی وکیپیڈیا تے پنجابی وچ نہ لکھو۔ تواڈے کم نوں پنجابی وکیپیڈیا تے جی آیاں نوں آکھیا جائے گا۔

 sami  talk 16:51, 18 March 2015 (UTC)

Thanks, User:Samee. Please review the new template at Template:Contrib-pnb1.– Gilliam (talk) 17:16, 18 March 2015 (UTC)

About your block on Southern strategy IP[edit]

Thanks for your effort. However, FYI, this diff [1] shows that the IP you blocked has another IP number to bypass your block -- both are linked to Vanderbilt University. In this case, the new IP has also deleted an edit by another editor. Tom (North Shoreman) (talk) 20:08, 18 March 2015 (UTC)

Blocked, for disruptive editing.– Gilliam (talk) 21:31, 18 March 2015 (UTC)

A pie for you![edit]

A very beautiful Nectarine Pie.jpg You are Craving for a Pie Bettifm (talk) 05:05, 19 March 2015 (UTC)

Correct CSD Tag[edit]

What would be correct CSD tag for this [2] , its in wrong space Bentogoa (talk) 09:03, 20 March 2015 (UTC)

It's already been deleted.12:15, 20 March 2015 (UTC)

Creating stub articles[edit]


I see you have created quite a few stub articles - thank you!!!  :-)

Is there a reason that you have stopped tagging them as stubs? I see that you used to, but stopped.

The last article you created that you tagged as a stub seems to be Jackson Township, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Starting with Ionia, Kansas you stopped adding the stub tag.

Would it be too much trouble to resume including the stub tag in your creations?

Thanks  :-)  :-)

Gjs238 (talk)

Hi Gjs238, thanks for your interest and your help. As you can see, I have been writing about thousands of tiny communities all across the U.S. I don't mind if others add the stub, but the Wikipedia community as a whole is not exactly united in support of the template. The German Wikipedia for example voted to delete the stub template all together! Another reason I haven't been adding it is I focus on writing as many sourced History sections as I can, in sort of an assembly line fashion trying not to get sidetracked.– Gilliam (talk) 12:45, 20 March 2015 (UTC)

Please merge your accounts in all Wikipedias[edit]


I have noticed that you are using accounts GilliamJF in different Wikipedias but you have not merged them into a global account yet. Global accounts become mandatory since 15 April 2015, and all non-merged accounts will be renamed.

As of now, you have accounts GilliamJF in other projects, for example, in Dutch, Spanish or Italian Wikipedia, which are not merged with your global account. Only your account in French Wikipedia is attached to your GilliamJF account now, so please click on fr:Special:MergeAccount and finish the unification process. You can check the state of your account unification at Special:CentralAuth/GilliamJF

If you don't merge your accounts by 15 April, your accounts GilliamJF can be renamed.

If you have questions you can ask them on my talk page. Best regards — NickK (talk) 16:32, 20 March 2015 (UTC)

The Signpost: 18 March 2015[edit]


Question on changing the title of illegal drug abuse to drug abuse[edit]

Hi, I have noticed the changes you have made to the page I have written, and I appreciate that you have taken the time to look through it . However, I feel that the changes you have made deviates from the original topic I have written about. My target is illegal drugs abused by adolescents in Hong Kong not just drug abuse in Hong Kong. The reason why I stress on illegal drugs instead of just using the word drugs is because the term drugs can emcompass a common cough medicine such as panadol to an illegal drug such as cocaine. And the focus on my topic is illegal drugs like cocaine. Would it be possible to change the title back to the original one? Thank you very much Kyxhwang (talk) 08:18, 22 March 2015 (UTC)

Replied at Talk:Drug abuse in Hong Kong.– Gilliam (talk) 08:25, 22 March 2015 (UTC)


Sorry. BeenAroundAWhile (talk) 08:45, 22 March 2015 (UTC)

No worries. I figured it was a misclick.– Gilliam (talk) 08:51, 22 March 2015 (UTC)

Wisconsin Barnstar[edit]

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Many thanks for your edits about Wisconsin communities-RFD (talk) 15:19, 24 March 2015 (UTC)
@RFD: Thanks! There will be more.– Gilliam (talk) 15:21, 24 March 2015 (UTC)

Block Request Concerning[edit]

I noticed you blocked (talk · contribs · WHOIS). Perhaps we should take a closer look at this user here, ErikRobledo1 (talk+ · tag · contribs · filter log · WHOIS · RBLs · block user · block log · cross-wiki contribs · checkuser (log)), as this user's edits are all vandalisms, are on several of the same pages had also vandalized, and several of which are either identical to the ip's vandalisms or are also in tandem with said vandalism edits.--Mr Fink (talk) 05:06, 25 March 2015 (UTC)

Thanks, @Apokryltaros:. Blocked indef.– Gilliam (talk) 05:16, 25 March 2015 (UTC)
Thanks.--Mr Fink (talk) 05:20, 25 March 2015 (UTC)


왜 AIIB (아시아인프라투자개발은행) 문서를 되돌리셨나요? -- (talk) 11:46, 26 March 2015 (UTC)

The Signpost – Volume 11, Issue 12 – 25 March 2015[edit]

Thank you for blocking Crepesarejapanesedontberacist[edit]

I had WP:AIV open in another tab; one more edit and they were getting reported. Too much good faith, d'you think? :) Anyways, thanks for blocking them! NekoKatsun (talk) 17:27, 27 March 2015 (UTC)

@NekoKatsun: Thanks for keeping an eye on the vandals! I wouldn't have much faith in the sock of a school vandal.– Gilliam (talk) 17:28, 27 March 2015 (UTC)


Barnstar of Reversion Hires.png The Anti-Vandalism Barnstar
Hi Gilliam, you deserve this barnstar for your anti-vandalism work, particularly for reverting vandalism from TFA's such as Isabeau of Bavaria. You're quite impressive and I think work like that is often underestimated. Victoria (tk) 18:14, 27 March 2015 (UTC)
Thanks @Victoriaearle:! I'm pleased my work doesn't go unnoticed. Congrats on the FA.– Gilliam (talk) 21:25, 27 March 2015 (UTC)

Wish Granted[edit]

That IP you just blocked got their "wish." :) I DARE YOU TO TRY AND DEFETE ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - Amaury (talk) 05:56, 29 March 2015 (UTC)

I know right. He got what he asked for and Wikipedia will better off without him for a while.– Gilliam (talk) 05:59, 29 March 2015 (UTC)
You said it. - Amaury (talk) 06:36, 29 March 2015 (UTC)
I like the word DEFETE, given the apparent age of most vandals. However, I'd prefer the spelling with Œ. — Sebastian 20:03, 30 March 2015 (UTC)

Kissimmee, Florida IP[edit]

Hi Gilliam, thanks for blocking This guy has been at this for a while. Can you take a look (and CSD) the articles he's created? Most of the stuff in his history is garbage. The "Kenny Costoya" article stuff is part of his recent vandalism, ex: here so it's obviously the same guy. I first encountered him in December, I think. He tends to hit kids TV articles with garbage, then a lot of hoaxy BS to reggaeton articles, Spanish language music, Daddy Yankee, and stuff like that. Regards, Cyphoidbomb (talk) 21:19, 29 March 2015 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done @Cyphoidbomb: Based on the previous 2 blocks, I predict this vandal will return in exactly 120 days. Let's keep an out out for him.– Gilliam (talk) 21:26, 29 March 2015 (UTC)
Danke. We know he's using multiple IPs. I don't run into him much, though. I always wonder how these people operate. What, they set up Google Calendar reminders to start their idiot vandalism? Sheesh. Get a job. Face-smile.svg Cyphoidbomb (talk) 21:28, 29 March 2015 (UTC)

Hello Gilliam,

Sorry about earlier, I am in a writing class and was just showing some people why Wikipedia shouldn't be used to reference and cite their sources. I was editing a few pages just to show them how easily someone can manipulate the information on the site and why they should go to credible sites and academic search engines to write their papers. I told them Wikipedia is not bad to get a basic idea and to start off but not as their sole source of information. Hope I worded that correctly and din't come off as too insensitive. Haven't had my coffee yet. =p — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 14:49, 30 March 2015 (UTC)

Well now you can show them the consequences of frequent "testing".– Gilliam (talk) 14:52, 30 March 2015 (UTC)

Weedens, Wisconsin-George W. Weeden[edit]

Hi-I did some research about Weedens, Wisconsin; George W. Weeden served in the Wisconsin Assembly from Sheboygan County in 1872 and 1883. At that time it was for one year. This would be in the Wisconsin Blue Books for 1872 and 1883. I going to check to see if there are any newspaper articles. Many thanks-RFD (talk) 23:00, 31 March 2015 (UTC)

How is the search going? George W. Weeden sounds close enough to G. W. Weeden to me.– Gilliam (talk) 07:21, 3 April 2015 (UTC)

The Signpost, 1 April 2015[edit]

The Signpost: 01 April 2015[edit]

Ho Chi Minh vandalism and elsewhere[edit]

Hi, I would like to inform you that the vandalism on this article, and my userpage and on many template pages, are by the same sock vandal from Hanoi, changing 3 IPs in the past 24 hrs, and will continue this vandal campaign for at least the next few days. Last time he did this was in December '14. IPs:,, Nguyễn Quốc Việt (talk)

A kitten for you![edit]

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You Will Love This

Bettifm (talk) 07:01, 4 April 2015 (UTC)

The Signpost: 08 April 2015[edit]

Block of[edit]

I notice that you blocked for two years following a relatively harmless edit they made which they quickly reverted. My only connection with this school IP is that I've blocked it myself in the past. Because it's a school, the chances are high that edits made over a year apart are by different people, and these edits look like newbie tests. I think putting the self-revert template on their talk page would have been an adequate response and the block is a bit bitey.-gadfium 23:20, 10 April 2015 (UTC)

This IP has been on my watchlist for some time. I will unblock it out of caution, and continue to watch.– Gilliam (talk) 23:22, 10 April 2015 (UTC)
Thanks. I will also continue watching it.-gadfium 23:26, 10 April 2015 (UTC)

Matt Bradley (musician)[edit]

I am trying to create a page here, mate. And if you people keep deleting it, it will be hard to even explain who Matthew Bradley was. I'd appreciate if people use the TALK page before going around deleting things they know little about. Thanks! --Pinnecco (talk) 08:32, 15 April 2015 (UTC)

You created a blank page, devoid of any content. I recommend creating WP:USERSUBPAGE where you can work on the article at your own pace. When it's ready, move it to the mainspace.– Gilliam (talk) 08:34, 15 April 2015 (UTC)
OK. I will create the page there first. How can I recover the original content from yesterday and add it on the USERSUBPAGE? Thanks, P. --Pinnecco (talk) 08:37, 15 April 2015 (UTC)


User 'Somapages' is removing speedy deletion notices from Cnstimes. I warned him but he is very stubborn.See User talk:Somapages. I am just letting you know about it. Supdiop (talk) 13:00, 15 April 2015 (UTC)

School block on User:[edit]

Hi, a user was asking on IRC about the block on the above IP, there wasn't any communication left on the talk page other than the edit summary stating {{schoolblock}}

Would you be able to add to the talk page the block expiration and any relevant advice for the user to avoid anymore (auto)blocks? Thanks. Alex J Fox(Talk)(Contribs) 00:17, 17 April 2015 (UTC)

@AlexJFox: Yes check.svg DoneGilliam (talk) 00:22, 17 April 2015 (UTC)

The Signpost: 15 April 2015[edit]