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Earth Girl Arjuna[edit]

Thanks for getting the article off to a good start. As far as the episodes go, do you know where to find the info regarding which episode was banned? If so, then it would probably be best to just put the specific episode number in there to avoid confusion. Thanks again. - Xaliqen 05:50, 2005 Feb 3 (UTC)

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Hi McCart42,

I acted upon your request and posted a new variation of the Wikinews logo which incorporates the changes you and Mxn were asking for. Please check it out on the logo runoff vote page (it's the last entry on the page with my vote) and if it meets with your approval, please move your vote to the improved version.

Thanks for participating in the vote. — DV 11:50, 7 Feb 2005 (UTC)

Yeah McCartney!


Hwliang 19:30, Feb 9, 2005 (UTC)

Springfest[edit]

I agree with your comment on the creation of the page. "Springfest" is an ubiquitous event. This should most definitely be a disambig page. --149.159.26.220 02:55, 22 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Done. See Springfest. - McCart42 22:12, 2005 Apr 22 (UTC)

Re: Music Notability[edit]

Probably the best place to express your concerns about the current Notability and Music Guidelines is to post a message on its talk page. Thanks. Zzyzx11 | Talk 15:37, 26 Apr 2005 (UTC)

  • Everything does not belong on wikipedia with it's own entry. Let me suggest a solution. Create a page whatever college bands and then list all of the bands on that page with a writeup. I'm thinking that would pass the test, especially if you build that page as a section on the main college page first and then split it out when it gets too large. Also, I'm not an admin so I can't delete. I'm just a simple user who can only point out problems. Latly I try to use one of the importance tags, when posible, before a VfD. It gives the writer a better chance to prove the case. Vegaswikian 16:33, 26 Apr 2005 (UTC)

I think the discussion at Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Music/Notability and Music Guidelines is getting a little too specific for that page, so I'll just give you my 2 cents directly. I think info on CWRU student bands (Minimum Requirements, Zugzwang, etc.) should be a section of the main CWRU article, with a little info on each of the bands, and none of these groups should have their own article (as they will probably be deleted quickly). Then you can have another section about other bands that have performed at Case (and maybe label that one "music scene") which can include The Clarks, JFJO, M83, etc etc and you can add Guster, Everclear, O.A.R., Nada Surf, Detachment Kit and check with U.P.B. for other non-Case groups that have performed there (including those before your time. . . . . .  ;-)) Those bands can or do have their own articles and you can wikilink to them in that section. I see you are the original creator of some of those bands' articles, and as I said, you could help "prove" their notability by expanding those articles.

I do think that a separate article on the "music scene" could be considered kind of questionable; that "scene" exists solely for the purposes of entertaining the students, especially undergrads, which is a pretty small group of people. If you're worried about making the main CWRU article "overburdened and awkward" by adding all this info, relax. Wikipedia is in a constant state of expansion, so another editor (or maybe you) can fix that by expanding the rest of the main CWRU article. Or, maybe, a group of people will think that that info just shouldn't be in there, and they'll erase it. When or if that time comes, you can discuss it on the Talk page and come to a consensus. Wikipedia articles don't have to be perfect ASAP.

Wikipedia:WikiProject Music/Notability and Music Guidelines is only a set of guidelines, not a "hard and fast" policy. Plus it's a relatively recent project that's still in a state of flux; you'll notice that the only guidelines on the main page concern bands and artists - notability guidelines for genres, songs and albums are still being worked on on the discussion page.

Also, AFAIK, the MusicWikis you mentioned are not officially connected with Wikipedia; they just use the same open source software for their creation. If anything, they may be "mirrors" of Wikipedia, which I think means they tend to pull info from here. I'm not a big computer-guy, so I could be wrong about all this. Look on the Main Page for a list of official Wikipedia sister projects.

Hope this helps, and have fun. 4.159.116.221 15:41, 27 Apr 2005 (UTC) um, above comments were from me accidentally not logged in. . . . . whoops. Soundguy99 15:45, 27 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Family Guy Wiki[edit]

Hi. I noticed that you have made several edits on the article "Family Guy". You may be interested to know that I have created a new Wiki that is exclusively about Family Guy. Knowing you are an experienced Wikipedian and Family Guy fan, I sure would appreciate your help contributing to the Family Guy Wiki. We started on May 9, so we are in the starting stages. To check it out, click here.

Thank you,

--The Milkman 18:06, May 22, 2005 (UTC)

Opentask[edit]

It's {{opentask}}. Neutralitytalk 02:55, May 24, 2005 (UTC)

CWRU bands[edit]

Greetings! I'm closing the VfD for the Case Western Reserve music scene article, which was determined to delete. I see you created articles on several bands from the university, and I know these wouldn't survive if listed, if the umbrella article was deleted too. What I would suggest doing is adding a short writeup of the music scene, perhaps drawing from those articles, in the Music section of the Case Western Reserve article. Wikipedia just isn't the place for detailed articles on small college bands. I have deleted the ones that were redirects to the music scene article, and am about to list the others on VfD, where you are welcome to make the case for their notability. I hate to see your efforts wasted, but you do have time before the VfD ends to find a better place for your writeups; I believe wikicities might have what you're looking for. Mindspillage (spill yours?) 22:51, 30 May 2005 (UTC)

Greetings again! Truthfully, I don't know where it belongs. It seems to me that most articles of that sort end up getting merged into the article of the college where it came from; I don't see why a writeup of the music scene *wouldn't* belong as a section of the main CWRU article, but that's my personal opinion and not based on looking at previous cases. A lot of VfDs for student clubs and associations end up with the result "merge into main university article". I would personally be bold and add it, though I wouldn't create links for the bands. Try posting on the talk page of the university article to see what other interested parties think—I can only give you my opinion. Mindspillage (spill yours?) 18:14, 4 Jun 2005 (UTC)

List of Ohio State University people[edit]

Hello. I see you've forked part of the Ohio State University page into List of Ohio State University people. I was thinking that a better title would be List of Ohio State attendees. I This title sounds more encyclopedic and professional in my opinion. I was wondering if you agree. I thought it would be best to ask you before I moved the page, out of courtesy. -T2X 18:29, Jun 17, 2005 (UTC)

Inclusion not Deletion[edit]

(AIW) can you take a look at Wikipedia "apartheid"? There is a movement to delete a two-word inclusion that is fact and true. It's gotten to the point that everyone is focused on the disputing editors and not the edit itself.

" Deletionists are disputing the following statement: "South Africa was settled initially by the Dutch, Germans and French from the 17th century onwards. English, other European settlers, and Diaspora Jews followed in the 19th century." This statement is true, and it therefore should not be deleted.69.217.125.53 15:10, 14 Jun 2005 (UTC)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Apartheid

Thanks!

I was also spammed with this, it is not an inclusionist/deletionist issue, it's an edit war. PhilHibbs | talk 08:30, 23 Jun 2005 (UTC)

IRV page[edit]

You wrote:

In a real election, of course, voters would show greater variation in the rankings they cast, which could influence the result. However, the result of Knoxville winning shows that in this case, a capital which is the last choice of 42% of the state's population can win; some would say that this is an undesirable result. The reason for this result is that the preferences of those who voted for Memphis are not counted beyond their first choice, because Memphis isn't elminated until the last "round". In Schulze method, another ranked choice voting method, all preferences are counted, and Nashville, a compromise city toward the geographic center of the state, would win. To voters, both methods are the same, as the ballot is identical in most ranked choice voting methods. Only the method of counting of the votes differs.

In Schulze method, and pretty much any other single-winner system, it is still quite possible that the last choice of 42% of the voters will win. --Hermitage 22:10, 14 July 2005 (UTC)

Re: Spelling. No problem, thanks. VeryVerily 15:41, 24 July 2005 (UTC)

Interestingly, the Graduate Student Assembly (GSA) of Carnegie Mellon University uses a Condorcet method for internal elections. See Article VI Section 2 of their bylaws. Unfortunately, the GSA uses the MinMax method which I consider problematic because the MinMax method violates e.g. the Smith criterion, independence of clones, and reversal symmetry. Actually, the MinMax method even violates the majority loser criterion so that it can happen that, in a GSA election, the winner is the last choice of a majority of the voters. Markus Schulze 28 July 2005

Evan And Chan[edit]

I've never used this discussion thing, so I'm not positive I'm doing this right. Anyhow, I wish I had a published source to link to, but I'm afraid I just got the info through a mutual friend of mine and Jimmy Tamborello's. I saw the bit in the article about the speculation and had my friend ask him directly.

Mamawrites[edit]

Hey there,

how did you email me, and guess who I was, just from the bit of info on my profile here? In any case, good guess!

-Sandy, aka Mamawrites

happy birthday to you, McCart42[edit]

  • and 365 happy days until the next ;D Alvaro

User:Jenmoa/birthday --User:Jenmoa 02:14, 9 September 2005 (UTC)

thanks[edit]

Thanks for the message. I knew that the food trucks had moved to Margaret Morrison, but hadn't gotten around to changing it yet.  :) If you think of any places you think I should add to the list, please let me know. Hope your first semester at CMU is going well! --shaile 16:01, 16 September 2005 (UTC)

User categorisation[edit]

Greetings, McCart42. Thank you for listing your user page under Category:Wikipedians in Pennsylvania. To complete the process detailed at Wikipedia:User categorisation, please remove yourself from the Wikipedia:Wikipedians/Pennsylvania page and related subpages, as this list page structure is being deprecated and these pages will be removed when all users have been removed from it. Thank you for your assistance!

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Roebling[edit]

Actually, I'm not only not a Knoch grad, but I confess I haven't read the Goldinger book-- I imported that reference from the article on Saxonburg, Pennsylvania. The rest of the material I added was based on the External link listed at the end of the article [1], which looks to me suspiciously like a 1911 Britanica piece. I think it could use more work, which I'll try to get to, but I wouldn't mind at all if someone beat me to it (hint, hint). -- Mwanner | Talk 17:34, 9 October 2005 (UTC)

Welcome to Wikiproject:electronics[edit]

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Welcome to Wikiproject:electronics[edit]

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My mistake. I see now. I had you in the comparison to present entry, your edit wasn't the one I was looking for. Apologies!--TKE

User:McCart42/Contributions[edit]

Hi, please turn the fair use images on this page into a list of links instead as soon as possible. Wikipedia policy doesn't allow fair use images to be displayed in userspace (see Wikipedia:Fair use#Fair use policy), and acording to this report you have 28 of them on that page (if you have fair use images on other userspace pages please fix those too). I'm working pretty much at random off that list, so don't feel singled out if others on the list with more images have not yet been notified. Eventualy I'll get around to them all (though hopefully I'm not the only one working on it). Thanks in advance. --Sherool (talk) 02:04, 8 February 2006 (UTC)


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You gotta be kidding![edit]

Indeed, it's important to distinguish between those who abuse religion for their personal agenda, and those who act in accordance with it, but the problem with Islam is that terrorists do not abuse it! They are the ones who follow the proper teachings of Islam, as derived from the example set by Muhammad. Speaking of pedophilia, Catholic priest who were accused of pedophilia did not act with accordance of the scriptures of Christianity, while pedophilia is endorsed in Islam, because Muhammad, the founder of this religion was one, and permitted it! There is one very good quote from Ali Sina stating as follows: "A good Christian can become a Mother Theresa, a good Hindu can become a Gandhi and a good Buddhist can become a Dale Lama. But a good Muslim becomes a Khomeini, an Osama Bin Laden, a Muhammad Atta. This is the difference between Islam and other religions that are equally false." I think Sina just hit the spot in this statement. I suggest you also visit [www.faithfreedom.org his site] and read Craig Winn's book Prophet of Doom -Politicallyincorrectliberal 07:50, 12 June 2006 (UTC)

If you want to learn more, please go to Ali Sina's site Faith Freedom Internatinal website and read a few articles. I recommend you start with this and this. If you have further questions, feel free to ask. Politicallyincorrectliberal 18:07, 13 June 2006 (UTC)

Your last reply was a politically correct camel dung. The Spanish Inquisition and the Crusades were against the teachings of Christ, while modern terrorism stems from the Islamic scriptures, and influenced by the actions of Muhammad. Besides, this was a tu quoque logical fallacy on your behalf, trying to defend Islam by highlighting the bads of Christianity. There is no doctrine more poisonous, lethal and destructive than Islam on earth. Today about 80%-90% of the world's conflicts and terrorist attacks commited in the name of Islam, and not by chance. The terrorists are following the orders of Muhammad, the founder of Islam. Politicallyincorrectliberal 23:39, 17 June 2006 (UTC)

Simple: Expose the real face of Islam to whomever you can, Muslims and non-Muslims alike, just like I exposed it to you. Islam cannot survive criticism, because it's too corrupted. How corrupted is it, you may ask? As corrupted as your mind will allow you to comprehend. Please read here if you want to understand better. Politicallyincorrectliberal 06:55, 18 June 2006 (UTC)

I was looking at your user Talk because of your edits to Instant-runoff voting etc., and I saw this old discussion. I was a moderator of the Usenet group soc.religion.islam for years (and technically, I still am, though I'm inactive there. Other fish). These charges have been coming up for many years, they were common before Bin Laden became well-known and the ensuing misery. The situation in Islam is complex. One clue, though, is that terrorism was uncommon and rejected in Islam until very recently. As an example of ancient "Islamic" terrorism, see Hashshashin, the root for "Assassin." The earliest political group that could be called terrorist were the Khawarij. They are prototypical of today's Salafis, particularly the Wahhabis, a group which wreaked mayhem in Arabia beginning in the 18th century, and which eventually was able to wrest control of what came to be called Saudi Arabia. This is a small minority in Islam. Any movement which attains that size, however, comes to have, in fact, a wide variety of opinion in it, and there are Wahhabis who are merely "fundamentalist" Muslims, but, unfortunately, there are also those who hate all traditional authority in Islam and are quite willing to murder in the name of their warped vision. The *actual* example of the Prophet was to make peace when there was not sufficient power to exert sovereignty without warfare, not to mention terrorism, which is, by definition, the action of those who claim weakness and oppression. The opinion of the vast majority of the knowledgeable in Islam is that such rebellion is forbidden, it is Fitna. Rather, in such situations, the Qur'an recommends -- one could say that a command is implied -- emigration, moving away from oppression, and, of course, the Muslim calendar is dated from just such an act by the Prophet. Complicating all this is the fact that Muslims mostly lived under repressive dictatorships for the last few hundred years, and the habits of keeping one's head down and not making waves are entrenched, so many Muslims don't speak up when faced with those who claim to be leaders of Islam, promoting obvious nonsense as the command of God. This is *our* problem as Muslims; but there is a new generation of Muslims, raised in relative freedom, who are not so shy, plus there are converts such as myself, some of whom have gone on to become serious scholars of Islam, such as Hamza Yusuf, whom I knew when he was a teenage convert. --Abd (talk) 13:51, 18 December 2007 (UTC)

Efterklang[edit]

If you enjoy Efterklang you might also be interested in the Konki Duet from France. 24.87.7.121 21:40, 8 July 2006 (UTC)

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Approval Voting: Did you contribute this?[edit]

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===Relation to effectiveness of choices===
Operations research has shown that the effectiveness of a policy and thereby a leader who sets several policies will be sigmoidally related to the level of approval associated with that policy or leader. There is an acceptance level below which effectiveness is very low and above which it is very high. More than one candidate may be in the effective region, or all candidates may be in the ineffective region. Approval voting attempts to ensure that the most-approved candidate is selected, maximizing the chance that the resulting policies will be effective.

This was contributed anonymously. Did you forget to sign in? You did the subsequent edit. I think this is a very important paragraph, but it wasn't cited, so I requested a citation on it, about a year ago, and now someone's deleted it for lack of a citation. Any help would be appreciated! --CKL —Preceding signed but undated comment was added at 17:55, 23 September 2007 (UTC)

Voting system visualizations[edit]

Hi! And thanks for your interest in my visualization work. I would really love to see my visualizations (or any other application of my visualization technique, or even any other simulation-based analysis of voting methods) on Wikipedia. As the webpage at http://zesty.ca/voting/sim/ explains, i am frustrated with the heavy emphasis on black-and-white mathematical criteria in debates about voting methods. It motivates people to spend a lot of effort inventing contrived situations to break each other's favourite voting methods; what we really need, in my opinion, is insight into how voting methods behave in a broad sense (for instance, estimating the likelihood of pathological behaviour).

I have thought about posting my visualizations here before, but am worried that they would be considered Original Research, which Wikipedia doesn't allow. I was also afraid that posting this material in a Wikipedia article would be frowned upon as self-promotion. I'm unclear exactly what is allowed and forbidden, though, since webpages are used as references and sources quite frequently on Wikipedia. What are your thoughts on this? —Ka-Ping Yee (talk) 15:41, 5 December 2007 (UTC)

  • Hi. Thanks for your note -- let me think about what to do next and get back to you. Bit busy at the moment (graduating with my Ph. D.!) —Ka-Ping Yee (talk) 02:31, 9 December 2007 (UTC)

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AfD is not a vote[edit]

  • I was reading AfD a moment ago and noticed you had commented at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/List of songs by American artists which reached number-one on the Eurochart Hot 100. However, it seems you did not provide a reason for your position to keep the article. AfD is not a vote (which is why it is now called Articles for Deletion instead of Votes for Deletion), and decisions regarding the fate of an article are made on the basis of the weight of the comments (in terms of deletion policy) and the general consensus the debate reached. Please see WP:NOTVOTE for more information on that topic. More to the point, you might want to have a look over WP:AADD, which outlines things that have no weight in a deletion debate. Thanks for your interest! If you have any questions, feel free to leave a note on my talkpage. --Falcon Darkstar Kirtaran (talk) 04:36, 25 August 2008 (UTC)
  • I thought I might also mention that it's not really appropriate to trawl the contributions list of an AfD submitter and find something which could be nominated, and then post it as a comment in order to discredit the nomination. It doesn't matter one whit who nominated it and what they've done in the past; everything should be judged on its own merit. Please remember to assume good faith. Thank you. --Falcon Darkstar Kirtaran (talk) 06:07, 25 August 2008 (UTC)
  • Hmm. Someone also seems to have pointed out that you were canvassing, but left you no note here. You should probably not do that, to put it short, and it's still often called canvassing even if you don't ask anyone to vote a particular way. Telling people to come participate in debates is generally viewed very dimly, except in really exceptional circumstances, and this one was getting a fair bit of attention in any case. It's unfortunate that you were accused thusly by someone who didn't even bother (or have the courage, perhaps) to sign their comment, but nonetheless, this is usually what happens when you're found asking people to participate in discussions. Sorry to bug you so much, and I hope all this doesn't dissuade you from contributing; I just mean to point a few things out so you don't get yelled at for them later. --Falcon Darkstar Kirtaran (talk) 06:16, 25 August 2008 (UTC)
    • Thanks for your note. At the time I cross-posted the AfD to other articles to which it would certainly apply, there were only 2-3 people commenting; I felt it was very likely that the AfD would proceed without further commment from others. I'm not pretending to justify canvassing, but I pointed out to the AfD submitter another series which had the same issues and should be considered along with the articles which were eventually in the AfD. This point was made before the AfD was created, and yet Collectonian did not address the other series (DJ-Kicks). I believe this is mainly to be able to delete one series at a time, so as not to draw the attention of the editors of those other articles. My canvassing was to bring those other editors into the discussion since the precedent of deleting a notable DJ mix series would carry over to their articles in the future. Why not have the discussion once rather than many times, with increasing numbers of contributors each time? - McCart42 (talk) 16:11, 25 August 2008 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free media (Image:Rilo Kiley - Take-Offs And Landings.jpg)[edit]

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AfD nomination of Straw polls for the Republican Party 2008 presidential nomination[edit]

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Wikiproject Electronics collaboration[edit]

Hi, I am writing to you because you have listed yourself as a member of the Electronics WikiProject. Sadly, this project is pretty dead, but I propose to resuscitate it with a collaboration. The idea is to have a concerted effort on improving one article per month, hopefully to GA or FA status and nominate the very best of them for the front page. I have prepared a page to control this process at Wikipedia:WikiProject Electronics/Collaboration (actually, I mostly shamelessly stole it from Wikipedia:WikiProject Mammals where a collaboration of this sort was succesfully run). There you can make nominations for articles for collaboration or comment on the nominations of others.

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Thanks for listening, SpinningSpark 14:24, 23 November 2008 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free media (File:Get Lost.gif)[edit]

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Orphaned non-free media (File:Boyz II Men - Cooleyhighharmony.jpg)[edit]

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Speedy deletion of Julie (EP)[edit]

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Please comment on political straw polls[edit]

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Unreferenced BLPs[edit]

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Revision to Sid Meier's Alien Crossfire and Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri articles[edit]

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Articles for deletion nomination of Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey[edit]

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Happy Birthday[edit]

ArbCom Election RFC courtesy notice[edit]

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Proposed deletion of Balligomingo[edit]

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Speedy deletion nomination of SRC Computers[edit]

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== Nomination of Hudson Relays for deletion ==

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Nomination of CVSL for deletion[edit]

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