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  • }</ref> However, the Severn Beach Line and the line [[Bristol to Exeter Line|to Weston-super-Mare]]] will not be electrified, so services at Stapleton Road will still be provided by diesel trains.<

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  • higher, bridge angered local residents who felt it infringed on their privacy.<ref name="bridge">{{cite news|url=http://www.thisisbristol.co.uk/Family-s-garden-privacy-wrecked-bridge/story-18541183-
  • 28 March 2013|accessdate=10 October 2013|work=[[The Bristol Post]]|publisher=[[Northcliffe Media]]}]</ref>

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First Great Western franchise information[edit]

I accept that the franchise agreements for FGW will not likely directly impact the station fabric, but it does not seem illogical that articles which include information on who runs trains from a station will contain information about who will run trains in future. Especially since all the articles make extensive reference to the companies which operated there before. The paragraph explaining the situation is not especially long, and I hardly think it's a problem, especially given that at least five of the articles you edited are listed as "good article"s. I have reverted your changes, and urge you to discuss this at WT:UKRAIL if you disagree. -mattbuck (Talk) 06:28, 17 October 2013 (UTC)

If we must have, then at least it should be correct, have amended at Bristol Temple Meads will leave you to fix the rest. Just because an article is flagged as a "good article", doesn't mean further work isn't required. BTM has plenty of red wikilinks for example.Ibsiadkgneoeb (talk) 00:17, 30 October 2013 (UTC)
Let's take it to Wikipedia_talk:WikiProject_UK_Railways#FGW_Franchise_wording. I will not change it back until it has been discussed there, I suggest you do not change any more articles either. -mattbuck (Talk) 12:37, 30 October 2013 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Bristol Parkway railway station[edit]

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Thanks but no thanks, I don't edit that much here. -mattbuck (Talk) 11:55, 4 November 2013 (UTC)

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Thanks much[edit]

Thanks for your helpful contribution at Beck v. Eiland-Hall.

Perhaps you may wish to comment at the Peer Review, at Wikipedia:Peer review/Beck v. Eiland-Hall/archive1.

Hope you're doing well,

Cirt (talk) 19:06, 11 November 2013 (UTC)

No thanks, it's just been on my watchlist for a while and I happened to reread it and noticed the most important bit of information was missing. -mattbuck (Talk) 20:06, 11 November 2013 (UTC)
Okay no prob, thanks again for your interest. It's a most fascinating case with interesting implications for freedom of speech. Have a great day, — Cirt (talk) 20:58, 11 November 2013 (UTC)

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Ndashes in reference names[edit]

Sorry about that. Brain on half power, I guess. Mr Stephen (talk) 23:25, 15 November 2013 (UTC)

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Class 221[edit]

Matt, you have been around a long time and I am really surprised you are pushing back on this. "Publisher" in "cite news" is used only in the case of obscure sources, e.g. long-defunct local newspapers, whose identity might otherwise be in doubt. In particular, we never say that BBC News is published by the BBC because it is so obviously redundant. Surely you must be aware that a parameter in a template does not necessarily have to be filled in just because it is there. The rule is: leave it blank if it serves no useful purpose in this particular instance. -- Alarics (talk) 23:11, 22 November 2013 (UTC)

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Request for comment[edit]

A request for comment has been started on an issue you have been discussing at Talk:Doctor_Who#Tables.Blethering Scot 21:29, 26 November 2013 (UTC)

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Bristol Parkway railway station[edit]

Firstly, I never gave a review of the article, so I have wasted anyone's time. I never said that I would do the review, but I gave my opinion, which I standby, that the article needed time for people to see and review pending a GA review. That was perfectly reasonable, considering that it had been heavily edited over the previous month.

Secondly, I think you need to read WP:OWN and leave your ego at the door when you edit on Wikipedia. Having seen your rant on my talk page, I conclude that you just want someone to "rubber stamp" this article as being GA so that you can add it to the list of your Wikipedia accomplishments. It's all about you.

I note that you have other articles awaiting GA review (more notches on your Wikipedia bedpost?). If you show other editors the same respect that you have shown me, then don't expect to see any of them achieve GA status anytime soon Bhtpbank (talk) 18:18, 30 November 2013 (UTC)

Perhaps we should avoid contact with each other in future. -mattbuck (Talk) 00:13, 1 December 2013 (UTC)

Perfect solution[edit]

I think my last edit on Template:Filton railway station services (first) and Template:Filton railway station services (second) is the perfect solution for the problem. Instead of adding the page to either Category:Pages with missing references list or Category:Pages with broken reference names, it avoids both. Debresser (talk) 23:39, 3 December 2013 (UTC)

Not bad. References in templates are annoyingly necessary sometimes. -mattbuck (Talk) 23:41, 3 December 2013 (UTC)
Thanks for your fix, by the way. Debresser (talk) 00:56, 4 December 2013 (UTC)

Nipple stimulation article[edit]

You seem to be all too much interested in keeping your porn in this article (a reason why I stopped assuming good faith on your part long ago). Let me remind you why your image should be deleted: "Not censored does not give special favor to offensive content[...]Material that could be considered vulgar, obscene or offensive should not be included unless it is treated in an encyclopedic manner. Offensive material should be used only if its omission would cause the article to be less informative, relevant, or accurate, and no equally suitable alternative is available." Your image doesn't abide to any of these rules: it's not informative, it's not relevant, it's not representative of the vast majority of the population, and above all, it's neither the best nor the least offensive of the options. There are other images both better and less offensive to illustrate the article. But your refusal to acknowledge this is turning rather suspicious. As I already said, keep your fetishes for yourself. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 95.22.48.82 (talk) 14:38, 4 December 2013 (UTC)

Because clearly a painting is more useful than an anatomical drawing. We can crop out the bottom if that bit offends you. -mattbuck (Talk) 17:00, 4 December 2013 (UTC)

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Confusing Heron Quays and Canary Wharf[edit]

Hey, I found a number of your images on commons seem to confuse Heron Quays for Canary Wharf. Please see here. Simply south...... eating lexicological sandwiches for just 7 years 23:39, 21 December 2013 (UTC)

No, they were just taken from Canary Wharf DLR station. My naming scheme is consistent. -mattbuck (Talk) 00:00, 22 December 2013 (UTC)
Even so, the names of the files are confusing. e.g. File:Canary Wharf DLR station MMB 07 26.jpg, File:Canary Wharf DLR station MMB 08.jpg, File:Canary Wharf DLR station MMB 06.jpg and even for a different one File:West India Quay DLR station MMB 01.jpg. I'm sure that when people look for images of stations they expect to see images of those stations, not images of other stations. The names may be consistent but they are confusing and need to be renamed e.g. Heron Quays from Canary Wharf MMB 01? The name of the image is important, not just the description. Simply south...... eating lexicological sandwiches for just 7 years 01:02, 22 December 2013 (UTC)
Well, all up to the first number is a filing system based on where the image is taken. Anything after that is just added descriptors. How about eg Canary Wharf DLR station MMB 08 Heon Quays DLR station.jpg. -mattbuck (Talk) 10:36, 22 December 2013 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Stapleton Road railway station[edit]

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Chalkwell railway station[edit]

Do we need the image size atrbute? Isnt it usual to let it default? Chevin (talk) 18:41, 11 January 2014 (UTC)

I wasn't sure if no size would make it 100%. -mattbuck (Talk) 19:31, 11 January 2014 (UTC)
Thanks. I believe with images in infoboxes and with thumbails it is usual not to specify image size. That way the wiki software can adjustto suit different users monitors and graphic systems. 07:49, 12 January 2014 (UTC)

ANI discussion[edit]

I can understand if you'd rather just let the matter be, but there's a discussion on the Administrators' Noticeboard (Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/Incidents#Bhtpbank: Unfounded accusations, abuse, foul language and threats) about Bhtpbank and I know that you were also on the receiving end of one of his GA "reviews". Your perspective might be helpful. Best, Mackensen (talk) 16:55, 19 January 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for bringing this to my attention, but I don't feel my point of view is particularly relevant here. He said he'd review it, he never did, that's really all I can contribute. -mattbuck (Talk) 20:00, 19 January 2014 (UTC)

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Nottingham[edit]

No it's needed at the right spelling of South but it wouldn't let me for technical reasons. I want all constituency pages to have that disambiguation in brackets, JHunterJ is causing disruption by removing it. doktorb wordsdeeds 19:39, 2 February 2014 (UTC)

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Bakerloo 2020 vision[edit]

Re [1], my first Google hit was:

Sladen (talk) 14:54, 9 March 2014 (UTC)

Guess the London.gov search engine is rubbish... Either way, it still has no actual details, just "beyond E&C". Any extension in the south matches that criteria. -mattbuck (Talk) 15:08, 9 March 2014 (UTC)

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Travelcards[edit]

Hi, re this revert: I too would have reverted as unsourced, but your claim 'no such thing as a ldn-pbo "travelcard"' is not quite true. Although the Travelcard boundary stations are Hadley Wood and Crews Hill, you can buy tickets from Retford or any station south of there (including Peterborough) which are marked "Northern line roundel (no text).svg Day Travelcard"; "OFF-PEAK TCD"; "Between PETERBOROUGH & LONDON ZONES 1-6". The price is slightly less than it would cost to buy an off-peak day return to King's Cross and a separate six-zone Travelcard. See for example this page where in the blue box headed "Train times & tickets" there is a button "with Travelcard From £34.00". --Redrose64 (talk) 16:23, 17 March 2014 (UTC)

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Edit summaries[edit]

Hello Mattbuck; thank you for the recent edit at Electric Spine. I notice a lot of your edits (this one included) don't have an edit summary. This means that other editors need to fully click to view the diff for context, rather than simply being able to skim the types of edits appearing on a watchlist. If you find yourself sometimes forgetting, there is a setting in Special:Preferences#mw-prefsection-editing ("Prompt me when entering a blank edit summary") which can be useful in some circumstances. Hope that helps, —Sladen (talk) 12:48, 4 April 2014 (UTC)

I don't find myself forgetting, I find myself not wanting to. -mattbuck (Talk) 13:04, 4 April 2014 (UTC)
I appreciate that it maybe a conscious positive decision. Choosing not to add edit summaries to document the changes being made has a detrimental impact on the working on other editors. Is there anything I can do to help it easier to fill in the summary line? For example in the edit I first spotted, perhaps just "use {{rws|…}}" would have been clear and given context. —Sladen (talk) 13:13, 4 April 2014 (UTC)

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