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Welcome to my talk page! This is a great way to contact me as it will probably be checked daily. While you are posting here, please follow a few rules:

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Also, unless other wise requested, I will reply on my own talk page for ease of following the conversation (especially if a third person comes along!) so I suggest that you watch this page until you get your reply.

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Thanks. --MZMcBride (talk) 16:11, 12 February 2008 (UTC)

Caballed again[edit]

Last night I wrote this page and expressed joy that I could mention Carlo Suarez somewhere and not be instantly deleted. You replied when I entered a comment on a "cabal" topic. Tonight my comment has disappeared. Here is what came to my email: The Meta page User talk:Johnshoemaker has been created on 02:53, 12 February 2008 by Greeves, see http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Johnshoemaker for the current version.

Perhaps you can direct me to those aware of the cabal as I'd like to share my opinion of why this group works to hide understanding of Torah. johnshoemaker30@yahoo.com Johnshoemaker (talk) 06:00, 13 February 2008 (UTC)

I imagine that you got that email as you have set your preferences on Meta so that you are informed whenever anyone edits your talk page. I edited your talk page to welcome you to Meta and so you got an email. I have no idea what this whole cabal business you are talking about is about though. Greeves (talk contribs) 23:10, 14 February 2008 (UTC)
There is a "cabal" section on a Wike(media, meta): Religion page. You welcomed me. I'll go look for the address with the "cabal" section. I assummed you would be familiar. The section suggested there was a cabal within Wiki that worked to keep some things secret. At least you are replying and denying knowledge of a cabal. Ball's in my court now to go find the "cabal" section of a Wikisomething page that trips your "welcome" button. Thanks for your patience, eh.Johnshoemaker (talk) 01:40, 15 February 2008 (UTC)
The “cabal” section is mentioned here:
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Religion_and_Wikipedia#Core_beliefs_5
When I added to “talk” on above the following was sent to me:
http://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:Johnshoemaker&redirect=no
Perhaps the dark-ages use of the term hasn’t interested you but it is interesting that some within meta.wikemedia have noted the attempt by some to obscure discussion of Kabblah that is not “above the intellect,” that is, mystical. Since you have been chosen to welcome me to wiki.media perhaps you can refer me to someone interested in the perceived cabal.
Do you have any interest in the Hieroglyphs in which Torah is embodied or observing the method with which a plain English text is derived from the first verse? Would you be interested in an example of a Hieroglyph(spiritual glyph)?
There is evidence of the cabal thru the Dark-Ages and two millenia ago. Protecting the stories, garments that have been wrapped about Torah appears to be the motive. Johnshoemaker (talk) 02:20, 15 February 2008 (UTC)
Dear Greeves,
My experience with Canadians lets me know they aren't commonly repelled by adventure. You are simply looking diligently for someone interested in the cabal mentioned on the WP Religion page. Eh?Johnshoemaker (talk) 03:42, 18 February 2008 (UTC)
If this is regarding the deletion of the pages which you created, I suggest that you contact the administrators which deleted the pages: Keilana, Sephiroth BCR, and MZMcBride. Greeves (talk contribs) 17:13, 18 February 2008 (UTC)
No, You simply did your duty to welcome me to meta. You probably haven't viewed the Religion page and seen the "cabal" section. Possibly you haven't viewed the Religion page. I've since learned that it is common for an editor to delete something he/she doesn't want to deal with. No reply needed. Thanks againJohnshoemaker (talk) 12:35, 12 March 2008 (UTC)

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Alison Wheeler at AfD[edit]

Another editor has listed an article that you have been involved in editing, Alison Wheeler , at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Alison Wheeler (2nd nomination). Please look there to see why this is, if you are interested in whether it should be deleted. Thank you. --Eastmain (talk) 00:49, 24 February 2008 (UTC)

MFD closures[edit]

Regarding Wikipedia:Miscellany for deletion/User:Cloudsdriftby‎ and Wikipedia:Miscellany for deletion/User:Fixious‎, your "no consensus" close is just plain wrong. They're obvious violations of multiple policies -- and, per long-standing policy and practice, get nuked -- as I've documented, and the "keep" votes were plain handwaving "does not!" or misdirections, despite the plain language of the policies. Closings should not be done by mere vote-counting, which is what looks like was done here. --Calton | Talk 03:50, 2 March 2008 (UTC)

I feel that I closed this according to consensus. In the past, many a person has felt similar to the "keep" commenters. Should you wish to refute this closure, please see Wikipedia:Deletion review. Greeves (talk contribs) 23:36, 3 March 2008 (UTC)

Speedy deletion of Template:AFC reviewing[edit]

A tag has been placed on Template:AFC reviewing requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under section T3 of the criteria for speedy deletion, because it is a deprecated or orphaned template. After seven days, if it is still unused and the speedy deletion tag has not been removed, the template will be deleted.

If the template is intended to be substituted, please feel free to remove the speedy deletion tag and please consider putting a note on the template's page indicating that it is substituted so as to avoid any future mistakes (<noinclude>{{transclusionless}}</noinclude>).

Thanks. --MZMcBride (talk) 02:45, 3 March 2008 (UTC)

Recovering my page[edit]

I would like to recover the article "International Product Safety & Liability Prevention Association" recently deleted by another administrator, and I thank you for any help you can render. ChulaOne (talk) 13:45, 17 March 2009 (UTC)


Hi!

I would like to recover the text my page about K. W. Johansen, deleted on 29 February 2008. Are you able to send it to me? I think the article (bio) was important enough to be in Wikipedia, but I didn't underlined it enough I think (it was my first page). I would like to try again, but I need to rewrite some stuffs and I didn't keep the source.

Thanks in advance,

djeedai (talk) —Preceding comment was added at 11:01, 14 March 2008 (UTC)

Please provide me with an e-mail address or send me a message using Special:Emailuser/Greeves and I would be happy to send it to you. For the record, the article was deleted by Gb per WP:CSD#G7 which states:

An article about a real person, organization (band, club, company, etc.), or web content that does not indicate why its subject is important or significant. This is distinct from questions of notability, verifiability and reliability of sources. A7 applies only to articles about web content or articles on people and organizations themselves, not articles on their books, albums, software and so on. Other article types are not eligible for deletion by this criterion. If controversial, as with schools, list the article at Articles for deletion instead.

Should you wish to contact the deleting administrator about his or her speedy deletion, please see User talk:Gb. Should you wish to re-add the article to Wikipedia, I suggest trying to make sure that it does not fall under the afore mentioned criteria for speedy deletion. Greeves (talk contribs) 15:22, 14 March 2008 (UTC)
Don't mean to stick my nose in where it doesn't belong, but I happened to read this while making the post below. Above you said G7, but I believe you mean A7 - G7 is for author requests - either that or you quoted the wrong criterion. Cheers.--Doug.(talk contribs) 20:16, 19 March 2008 (UTC)
D'oh! Thanks for the correction. Greeves (talk contribs) 00:49, 20 March 2008 (UTC)

Early closures at MfD[edit]

Hey Greeves, I don't have any problem with your closure decisions but I wanted to point out that a few of them are just a hair early by my reckoning. If a nomination occurs on 14 March at 1300 the closure shouldn't take place before 1300 on the 19th. For that reason I've been advancing the old business marker only to discussions a full 5 days out so there is no question. Some of yours appear a few hours early, and I just don't want to see anyone screaming about it to DRV and wasting everybody's time. Thanks. If my math is off feel free to slap me.--Doug.(talk contribs) 20:12, 19 March 2008 (UTC)

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Hi, I'm glancing at Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Real_social_dynamics and I noticed that the last guy said he added a few sources. Given that most of the debating happened without those sources and 22% (5/22) of the people voted Keep even without them, I'm surprised that you deleted them. Would you let me see the last revision of the article? I may raise a Deletion Review. ImperfectlyInformed | {talk - contribs} 23:32, 4 May 2008 (UTC)

I have no objection to a deletion review. A copy of the deleted page is available at User:Greeves/Deleted. Greeves (talk contribs) 23:38, 5 May 2008 (UTC)
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Wikipedia:WikiProject Massively multiplayer online games[edit]

Hello, I closed the respective MfD as selective merge, but the idea of leaving the fate of the sup pages somewhat open turned out to be more complex than I initially thought and I'd do it differently next time. If you notice something that I deleted, but better shouldn't have, let me know. The discussion is [[[1]]--Tikiwont (talk) 16:21, 16 June 2008 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Vic Jacobs[edit]

Hi I noticed you closed this AFD as delete. I feel that the two sources I pointed to in the debate establish notability per WP:BIO by covering the subject significantly, thus addressing the concerns of those who argued for deletion. Given that my comment was made after the other editors had commented (and they probably never saw the sources I added) I feel a relist to allow other editors to consider the sources I linked to would be appropriate. I hope you will think about reversing your closure and instead relist the AFD.

Thanks for considering this. Davewild (talk) 16:54, 21 June 2008 (UTC)

I have taken this to Deletion Review here - Wikipedia:Deletion review/Log/2008 June 22 - as I feel this AFD should be relisted as I stated above. Davewild (talk) 20:53, 22 June 2008 (UTC)

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I’ve chosen you at random. Serious accusations have been made against 2 Wikipedians on Liberapedia. I’ve left links on the Talk Pages of the 2 so they can answer accusations. They are at User talk:Biophys#Osteopolymus has accused you of serious things. and User talk:Ultramarine#Please deal with the accusations. I don’t want to harass those 2 but I feel they have a right to know what is said about them. I also don’t want Liberapedia used for biased pro Communist propaganda. I don’t know what’s true and what’s false here. Proxima Centauri 2 (talk) 20:36, 6 July 2008 (UTC)

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Martin O. May[edit]

Hi, you recently deleted Martin O. May under CSD A7: "Doesn't indicate importance or significance of a real person." But, the article stated that May was a recipient of the Medal of Honor, the highest American military award. How is that not an assertion of importance or significance? I really don't think it qualified for a speedy deletion. Could you please reinstate the article and, if you still think it is not notable, list it at AFD? Thanks. — jwillbur 15:23, 22 July 2008 (UTC)

I just looked over the article again and there was no mention of him recieving the Medal of Honor. Greeves (talk contribs) 15:39, 22 July 2008 (UTC)
No? I could have sworn it did. Could you put a copy of it in my userspace? Thanks again. — jwillbur 23:26, 22 July 2008 (UTC)
I think I figured out what happened. Did you check if the article was vandalized before you deleted it? An IP (this one) replaced Martin May, a redirect to Martin O. May, with a made-up biography. Presumably he also replaced Martin O. May with similar content. I'm guessing, of course, since I can't see the deleted article, but if I am right could you please restore the un-vandalized version of Martin O. May? — jwillbur 01:34, 23 July 2008 (UTC)
Indeed you are correct. Sorry about my mistake. I will restore the article shortly. Apologetically, Greeves (talk contribs) 01:41, 23 July 2008 (UTC)
No problem. Thanks for getting to it so quickly. Happy editing! — jwillbur 01:48, 23 July 2008 (UTC)

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How come your wikibreak thing i still up and its way past july the 6th? TempGao (talk) 04:26, 24 July 2008 (UTC)

Because I forgot to take it off. ;-) Greeves (talk contribs) 15:02, 24 July 2008 (UTC)

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Wikipedia:WikiProject Peace ?[edit]

Good Morning Greeves! Hi, I'm searching for a way to organize editor support around addressing what I see as ongoing issues of wikimedia:meta#Tunnel vision#The encyclopedia that Slashdot built#Western imperialism and wikimedia:meta#Tunnel vision#The encyclopedia that Slashdot built. (I give examples at Hilarleo/ Countercultures & "reliable published sources" or Hilarleo to Greeves, 2009.0221 )

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1). there is no reason to believe a median sample of the most widely available "verifiable sources" is WP:NPOV;
2). this political problem embraces WP and tends to create partisan conflicts in the WP community;
3). at least until WP:Policy becomes more subtle, a radical (as in "root"), fundamental and inherent NPOV should be encouraged via a broadly organized Editorial agenda" of education and activism concerning cultural threats to NPOV.

So I'd hoped to find an extant 'WikiProject Peace' to work with. The March 2008 'WP:WikiProject Peace' deletion arguments consistnetly note one problem: the interminable possibilities represented by such a name name. This also points out how necessary this projet is. Could you refer me to any alternative existing group with similar broad interests (as opposed to specific conflicts)?

Or would you be inclined to support any 'WikiProject Peace' with closely-identified goals? Say, WP:WikiProject Peace and Resolution? WP:WikiProject Conflict Studies? WP:WikiProject Imperialism? WP:WikiProject International Corporation? WP:WikiProject Military-Industrial Complex? Another notion I had was to work within the extant WP:WikiProject Military History- our natural home- but that could surely confuse or distress some of that group! But- Better suggestions...?

PS- this user page is large enough to cause me problems. I'd prefer to take the discussion elsewhere- ie.,Hilarleo to Greeves, 2009.0221. Thank you for your time. Hilarleo Hey,L.E.O.v 19:59, 23 February 2009 (UTC)

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Hello Greeves, I found your name on the adopters page, and based on the description there you are very involved in the meta side of wikipedia. I just edit articles, mostly under IPs because I don't remember to log in. In fact, I think all the articles I created de nouveau were under IP. Anyway, lately I have been coming up against times when people who know how wikipedia politics work take advantage of people who are making the right edits on pages but I haven't done anything because I don't know much about admins etc myself. I am wondering if you can 'adopt' me in a sense meaning I will come to you for help next time I run into this trouble and you can guide me through the red tape. I am a RL author who cites well. Let's keep responses on this page for organisation.Sardino (talk) 20:05, 24 March 2009 (UTC)

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I made an edit today--one edit--to the article Carrie Prejean and have not made an edit to the article in days, but yet another editor reversed my ONE edit and then reported me on the 3RR notice board. I find this to be a clear use of Wikipedia to win a debate about article content and direction. Prejean was called a series of negative things by Perez Hilton, most of the words are contemptuous and vile, such as the b-word and c-word. There are editors that believe that each and every one of Hilton's use of those words MUST be included in the article about Prejean. Now, I don't see the need to have an article about Prejean dominated by the words and comments of ONE individual (highly negative words at that) dominate the life story of Prejean. It is tantamount to having the words of Saddam Hussein concerning George W Bush dominate the Wikipedia article about Bush. It violates Wikipedia avowed goal of NPOV and it violates BLP. Now, I know that consensus in Wikipedia editing is one of the goals, but consensus does NOT override other valid Wikipedia ideals such as BLP. There can be a compromise made where the gist of Hilton's highly negative opinion is included in the article, but at the same time it does NOT dominate the life story of Prejean. Prejean is notable for many, many reasons, not just her public fight with Hilton. She is notable for being a successful model; she is notable for participating in Deal or No Deal; she is notable for being the current Miss California USA; and she is now notable for being a TV personality. My first question is: Can you at least review the article and see if the second, third, fourth, and fifth repetitions of the b-word and c-word violates BLP? I believe that it does. And my second question is: Is it appropriate to make a report on an editor for violating 3RR even though that editor has only made one edit? And my third question is: Is misusing 3RR to win a debate on the proper interpretation of BLP appropriate? I don't think so.--InaMaka (talk) 15:59, 15 May 2009 (UTC)

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I see that your ready to adopt so I was wondering if you would be willing to adopt me. I have some experience with Wikipedia but I don't know how to do everything. Well for example making those little tags on your user page xD. Hopefully you can take me into consideration for adoption. Maybe for a short period of time being that I do have some exp with Wikipedia. Take care--KingRatedRIV (talk) 12:48, 16 June 2009 (UTC)

Adoption[edit]

Hi. I've been suggested to take adoption so I'd like to see how I go with an adoptee.

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Wikimedia Canada[edit]

Wondering were thing are at with getting Wikimedia Canada up and running? [2] --Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 18:02, 24 February 2010 (UTC)

April 2010 GAN backlog elimination drive[edit]

WikiProject Good Articles will be running a GAN backlog elimination drive for the entire month of April. The goal of this drive is to bring the number of outstanding Good Article nominations down to below 200. This will help editors in restoring confidence to the GAN process as well as actively improving, polishing, and rewarding good content. If you are interested in participating in the drive, please place your name here. Awards will be given out to those who review certain numbers of GANs as well as to those who review the most. Hope we can see you in April.
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The WPVG Newsletter (Q1 2010)[edit]

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The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter, Q3 2010[edit]

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The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter, Q4 2010[edit]

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MuZemike delivered by MuZebot 17:42, 6 January 2011 (UTC)

Nomination for deletion of Template:Current MMOGCM[edit]

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The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter, Q1 2011[edit]

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The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter, Q2 2011[edit]

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MuZemike 14:16, 7 July 2011 (UTC)

Suspension of admin privileges due to inactivity[edit]

Following a community discussion in June 2011, consensus was reached to provisionally suspend the administrative privileges of users who have been inactive for one year, meaning administrators who have made neither any edits nor any logged actions in over one year. As a result of this discussion, your administrative privileges have been removed pending your return. If you wish to have these privileges reinstated, please post to the Wikipedia:Bureaucrats' noticeboard and the userright will be restored per the re-sysopping process (i.e., as long as the attending bureaucrats are reasonably satisfied that your account has not been compromised and that your inactivity did not have the effect of evading scrutiny of any actions which might have led to sanctions). This removal of access is procedural only, and not intended to reflect negatively upon you in any way. We wish you the best in future endeavors, and thank you for your past administrative efforts. RL0919 (talk) 21:31, 9 July 2011 (UTC)

The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter, Q3 2011[edit]

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MuZemike delivered by MuZebot 07:25, 6 October 2011 (UTC)

Membership of the Counter-Vandalism Unit[edit]

As you may know, the Counter-Vandalism unit is inactive. So for reviving the WikiProject, we will need to sort out the members. So if you are active, please put your username at the bottom of the list at Wikipedia talk:Counter-Vandalism Unit#Sort out the members.

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The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter, Q4 2011[edit]

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The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter, Q1 2012[edit]

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WP:AWW treasurer expired[edit]

Your five year term as treasurer of WP:AWW has expired. VMS Mosaic (talk)

The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter, Q2 2012[edit]

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The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter, Q3 2012[edit]

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Notice of change[edit]

Hello. You are receiving this message because of a recent change to the administrator policy that alters what you were told at the time of your desysopping. The effect of the change is that you will not longer be able to request restoration of the tools because of your prior inactivity. You have until December 30, 2012 to request restoration or else the policy will prevent you from doing so in the future; you would need to seek a new WP:RFA. Until December 30, you can file a request at WP:BN for review by the crats. Thank you. MBisanz talk 04:22, 3 December 2012 (UTC)

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The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter (4th Quarter 2012)[edit]

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April - National Contribution Month[edit]

Good day Greeves,

During the month of April, Wikimedia Canada is preparing the National Contribution Month, and we are looking for experienced contributors to organize a contribution day (or half-day) in their region.

Contribution days are activities where Wikipedia's contributors, students, or anybody interested in contributing to Wikipedia meets together to collectively improve a predetermined theme. This meetings generally take place in library where references are easy of access, but can be organized in any communal room. Beside improving articles, a goal of this participatory workshops is to initiate neophyte in the cooperative contribution of Wikipedia.

If you are interested in organizing or participating in a contribution day in your region, communicate witht he national team on the project's talk page. The exact agenda of each local event is left to the discretion of the organizer. Help is available for the organization from contributors who already organized these type of days, so don't be worried. If you have any questions or want more information, don't hesitate to contact us.

Amqui (talk) 00:43, 11 February 2013 (UTC)

The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter, Q2 2013[edit]

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WikiProject Video Games Newsletter, October 2013[edit]

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WikiProject Video Games Newsletter, Quarter 4, 2013[edit]

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