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Speedy Deletion of FSAstore.com[edit]

I viewed those pages and saw how originally it was viewed as promotional. I tried to recreate it about the history which I don't believe it is promotional at all. I found the page for drugstore.com and used that as the basis of my creation. Can you please explain how the FSAstore.com page I added and the drugstore.com page is different? All you did was delete a page without doing any research.

M shoi 90 (talk) 19:19, 4 April 2013 (UTC)

April Fool's Jokes[edit]

Mike Rosoft, please understand me. I'm trying very, very hard to be civil. April Fool's jokes are a time-honored tradition on Wikipedia. Editors devote 364 days of every year to serious contributions. I think it's OK to have fun on day 365. I promise to help clean up after April Fool's Day is over. The definition of vandalism is a bad-faith edit. I'm not trying to harm the encyclopedia. I do recognize your adminship and experience, though, and it's OK to agree to disagree. ChromaNebula (talk) 15:24, 1 April 2012 (UTC)

A beer for you![edit]

Export hell seidel steiner.png Many thanks for removing vandalism from my user page. Enjoy! Denisarona (talk) 17:07, 1 April 2012 (UTC)

About Asif's relativistic charge and field equations[edit]

I had seen you had proposed it for deletion. I have nominated the article for deletion and you can have your opinion here. Shriram (talk) 18:06, 5 April 2012 (UTC)

List of Ubuntu releases: Revision history[edit]

Hi!

I just wanted to mention that it is SudoGhost who is doing the edit problem, because he is not reading before changing.

I just added link to animals that Ubuntu creators picked.

Reference to that is even on that page!


All the best SilverWolf7 (talk) 04:14, 22 May 2012 (UTC)

EC on Simmelian tie[edit]

I am sorry, I couldn't figure out what your edit was changing, so I overwrote it with mine (it was a major edit for me). I am now done editing, so feel free to change anything you'd like. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| talk to me 17:28, 29 May 2012 (UTC)

God in Buddhism[edit]

I dont understand why the edit warring. I have put precisely the view of buddhism concerning god. In buddhism there is no supreme deva ruler acting as creator. in that we agree.

But saying early buddhism explicitly reject a natural metaphysical divinity carries no sense. The dharma (universal natural law) aspect of buddhism has a metaphysical aspect and is a constant source of devotion. Also,if the nibbana exists and has a source in the dharma, again we have a more metaphysical aspect of divinity.

And lets not forget the concept of dhammakaya present even in early buddhist texts. for example,the controversial aganna sutra states that:

"The Buddha then advises Vasettha that whoever has strong, deep rooted, and established belief in the Tathagatha, he can declare that he is the child of Bhagavan, born from the mouth of Dhamma, created from Dhamma, and the heir of Dhamma. Because the titles of the Tathagatha are: The Body of Dhamma, The Body of Brahma, the Manifestation of Dhamma, and the Manifestation of Brahma"

Im certain that if we dig more of the pali sutras we are going to find mores of such descryptions. You may argue that the aganna sutta is just a joke,but this view is not unanymous and many monks take it seriously. Thereby,saying buddhism "explicitly" rejects divinity and avoids to endorse any metaphysical view seems forced.

the buddha discarded the view of a divine being acting as creator. But the dhamma is divinized since early buddhism. Fixed entities such as an unchanging self-soul are also denied,but not spiritual metaphysics.Also, if buddha avoided all views concerning the universe,there would not be talks concerning karma and rebirth.

Important to note the rejection of divine beings (devas) as masters of the universe do not amount as rejection of all the characteristics attributed to related to divity. Also,the article seems to be sectarian concerning mahayana and theravada beliefs, pointing the mahayana faith as something semi-apocryphal. 201.9.168.24 (talk) 18:13, 4 August 2013 (UTC)

al-Farabi[edit]

You are showing no respect to the people of Islamic faith by putting the pictures of Islamic scholars on the public page, please write me back an explanation of why you reverted that last change? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 137.132.250.13 (talk) 30 May 2012

This would appear to be user talk:Majilis Jim1138 (talk) 18:44, 30 May 2012 (UTC)

Vandalism?[edit]

OK so I see you or your bot has reverted all my changes made to the Ancient Hawaii article. Unless you are Hawaiian or an anthropologist in this area of study would you mind reverting the changes back? The article is horrible in it's original state. Aside from reading like it was written by an 8th grader it's full of un-cited BS, unprofessional grammar, and missing actual useful information. Mahalo — Preceding unsigned comment added by 66.8.201.128 (talkcontribs)

Page Deletion - FYIcode[edit]

Dear Mike, I am so sorry that our page was viewed as a promotional site. However, this page is not one of promotion but a page of a communication evolution. Just in the way QR Codes became a way for people to communicate messages, FYIcodes are the same but better, they allow 'any user' with 'any telephone' a way to access and spread their messages. This is along the lines of what a QR code partially offers and we are only trying to document the evolution of a new technology. I did not have enough time to fill in the gaps and the sources to meet your requirements. Please respectfully reinstate so that we may have the opportunity to speak accurately on the behalf of a new historical communication technology. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Dawnrenee14 (talkcontribs) 06:32, 10 June 2012 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Thank you for reverting the vandalism on the Jane Seymour article. I used rollback but could not undo the layers of vandalism.--Jeanne Boleyn (talk) 17:01, 12 June 2012 (UTC)

June 2012[edit]

Hello, and welcome to Wikipedia. Although everyone is invited to contribute, at least one of your recent edits, such as the one you made to Music director, did not appear to be constructive and has been reverted or removed. Please use the sandbox for any test edits you would like to make, and read the welcome page to learn more about contributing constructively to this encyclopedia. The reverted edit can be found here. WaggersTALK 13:42, 13 June 2012 (UTC)

My faith in humanity[edit]

Has been restored when a new user named TrollTrollTrollTroll can be indeffed after only 3 vandal edits. My, my. Good for you![1] SBHarris 23:41, 13 June 2012 (UTC)

botness?[edit]

Saw you deleted one of my works in progress. Are you a bot or a real person? Gizmo.AT (talk) 05:34, 15 June 2012 (UTC)

He is a real person. I advise trying harder to get his attention; it is surprising that he deleted an article in progress.--Jackson Peebles (talk) 08:45, 23 November 2012 (UTC)

CVUA[edit]

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Hello, Mike Rosoft! Your contributions reverting, warning, and reporting vandals have not gone unnoticed. Thank you, your expertise is appreciated. But have you ever wondered what will happen when you're gone? Who will patrol for vandalism when you're on a WikiBreak, or just asleep? Never fear! Because now you can help train the next wave of Counter-Vandals. Consider signing up to be an instructor at the Counter-Vandalism Unit Academy today! Mike Rosoft (talk) 20:44, 14 November 2012 (UTC)

Electriccatfish2 (talk) 20:52, 15 June 2012 (UTC)

Smiggle[edit]

Hey, can you un-salt Smiggle, which you were the last peson to delete in September 2010? There are reliable, secondary sources about the store that exist, and I would like to write the article from scratch. Thanks. Till I Go Home talk stalk 02:45, 19 June 2012 (UTC)

Road Sign articles for Botswana and South Africa[edit]

Would you mind explaining to me why you deleted these two articles? Yes Jermboytold2 was a sock (which was a shame, cause I actually appreciated him creating pages for my signs so I didn't have to), but all the road signs (except one or two) were made by myself, and they are sourced on their description pages, so your deletion summary saying "completely unreferenced" is not actually true. Fry1989 eh? 00:51, 22 June 2012 (UTC)

  • Looks like this time, the road signs themselves are legitimate. However, the articles are unreferenced and little more than galleries of road signs; they would have been more suited to Wikimedia Commons. (If you are interested in them, I can recover them into your user space as drafts.)
    The user in question has had a history of creating articles about road signs containing signs from different countries - at best, without verifying that they actually exist in the other countries and have identical design; at worst, as straightforward hoaxes. (Plus joke pages about non-existent countries like Hotsapore and Rafid.) For this reason, I do not see him as trustworthy. (See User talk:Santapo.)
    As User:Jermboytold, he created a couple of unsourced articles about rod signs; I asked him to pick one, I'd recover it as a draft into user space, and then he'd be able to work on it and provide references. He responded by vandalizing The Land Before Time (adding non-existent countries), and (after I blocked him) returning as User:Jermboytold2. This time, I deleted his contributions and blocked him as a sockpuppet with prejudice. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 05:39, 22 June 2012 (UTC)
I understand the sock problem, and wish this user hadn't resorted to that. I created a road sign article myself some time ago for Zimbabwe, but since then my work on making road signs that we do not have on the project has went from minor hobby to a full-fledged job, and when the user created the pages, it was a time saver for me. I understand now why you deleted them, and I can create them in the future properly and with sources and links, I just wished to know why you deleted them. Fry1989 eh? 06:00, 22 June 2012 (UTC)
Actually if you don't mind you can delete the user space pages you made for me now, I have created the Botswana and South Africa road sign articles now with proper references. Thanks. Fry1989 eh? 20:17, 22 June 2012 (UTC)

Thank you and a <delete>small</delete> new, larger request[edit]

Hello Administrator Rosoft!
Thank you for your kindness in visiting my talk page today, and clarifying how I could correctly apply categories. My request is very small, and may be completely ignored, or at most, be your very lowest priority. Could you tell me where I was mis-applying categorization syntax? It would help me to learn. But if you have too many other things to do, just ignore this, and accept my thanks for taking the time to visit and help me! --FeralOink (talk) 23:01, 24 June 2012 (UTC)

Greetings to you, Administrator Rosoft! I'm back! NOW I understand what that pertained to! Thank you so much for clearing up the "vague"-ly anomalous addition of a user page as a category in a Wikiproject. I didn't know what to do about it at the time, and completely forgot about the matter between April and late June. You handled it with finesse, from what I could piece together. I am appreciative.

I have a new request (you were so helpful once already ;o) Background: I read an article yesterday, in Scientific American, about a website which is propagating misinformation about non-mainstream (to put it mildly) paleontology. This wasn't one of those fluffy SciAm articles, but rather, more like the sort they used to write back in the 1980's. As evidence of the insidiousness and pernicious effect of the situation, there was an example given, of how one of the fabricated "creatures" even has an entry here, in Wikipedia. And sure enough, it does. The WP article references a Royal Society publication, but without any link. I dug for the source somewhere online, finally found it, and confirmed that there was no such reference to this creature, nor the "scientist" (I think he was fabricated too) in the Royal Society proceedings. In fact, that citation is associated instead with completely different published work done by people with PhD's who work for the Museum of Natural History in New York City, about 20 years ago.

Unfortunately, the fabricated creature was entered in at least one of those online biological taxonomy databases (I noticed that too). I have the URL etc. I don't know that it was done with any ill-intent. Obviously, I am rather horrified that the taxonomic record of evolution that has been so painstakingly created is being undermined by a single flakey website. But that is not our concern here, and I am not a bioinformatics person, nor a taxonomist. What IS our concern, I believe, is the fabricated creature (as I am referring to it) article, here on Wikipedia. Of course, I could just be BOLD, and delete the thing, but it has a lot of visibility at the moment, and I wanted to get some input from someone such as yourself first. I can provide URLs and quotes from sources as corroboration, but I don't want to just deposit the mass here on your talk page without some prior notice. Or should I just be quiet and not rock the boat? The article in Wikipedia is not the cause of the larger problem. It is merely one consequence of the huge popularity of the website that was the subject of the SciAm article. --FeralOink (talk) 02:36, 9 July 2012 (UTC)

Page Notice[edit]

Thank you, for your help regarding page notice.But i really do not know how to add this notice on my talk page.Can you tell me the course of how to add this page notice in my talk page,so that when any user edit my talk page those notice could appear. once again Thanks 25 CENTS VICTORIOUSϟ 17:25, 11 July 2012 (UTC)

Fajita63[edit]

Wasn't this block a bit hasty? I know it was clearly spam, but it was only one single edit. I don't believe one edit to be warrant for an indef. Cloud you please take another look? Regards. Robby The Penguin (talk) (contribs) 23:00, 14 July 2012 (UTC)

I noticed that you posted a response, but then reverted it? Something wrong? Robby The Penguin (talk) (contribs) 22:48, 17 July 2012 (UTC)

Anders Behring Breivik[edit]

Content issues belong on the article's talk page NOT on user's talk pages. Your post on my page could appear to be an ill-disguised threat. If its content has substance, post it on the article talk page. So, please quote me the court verdict that uses the word "terrorist". And post it on the article talk page, NOT here and NOT on my talk page! Meowy 20:04, 27 August 2012 (UTC)

York Sports Village[edit]

Hi

Why did you delete this page when it has relevant information and more to be added, and it had been contested for with in space of 1 minute you deleted it i don't thats fair at all. Osbaldwickparish (talk) 17:54, 26 September 2012 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Ugly >:l Hello! I'm Shy Zorua! 16:16, 29 September 2012 (UTC)

Grey alien[edit]

I semi-protected and blocked them all - it's from a school. Ref/del'd the edit with someone else's phone number. Dougweller (talk) 19:10, 11 October 2012 (UTC)

Unidentified Flying Objects revert[edit]

Hi Mike. Please note and feel free to contribute this discussion on the Unidentified Flying Objects talk page. I intend to eventually remove the reference to the ET Hypothesis from the intro to the article. A UFO is a report. The ET Hypothesis is a theory to explain the reports. The ETH is not important to UFOs on a definitional level. And as skeptics everywhere agree, the conflation of the word UFO with the concept of alien spaceships is illogical and a huge step that is not justified. Therefore we should not start an encyclopedia article on UFOs by making that same association! Clotten (talk) 18:49, 12 October 2012 (UTC)

France in the Middle Ages[edit]

Consider 3-hr protection--seems to be a school. Thank you. Mindy Dirt (talk) 18:33, 2 November 2012 (UTC)

Akash Maharaj[edit]

It seems that User:Jonfoerster is basically alleging a WP:BLP violation. Shouldn't we let his substantially edited version (which still leaves in the core of the allegations) in until we've had a chance to check that the sources back everything up properly? Morwen - Talk 19:22, 2 November 2012 (UTC)

This article does NOT rise to a level of notability. Most of the source information is from a college newspaper, whose author makes several inferences and personal conclusions that are presented in the Wiki entry as fact. Since Akash Maharaj is not a notable person -- nor is the alleged crime particularly noteworthy -- the entry seems suspicious and potentially personally motivated. Wikipedia does not publish articles on every small crime that makes the news and thus this shouldn't be published either.

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Might not mean much coming from a newbie, but this is just in appreciation of the fact that you deleted two consecutively created joke pages in the intervals between when I loaded them and when I clicked "submit query" on Twinkle. Now that's what I call speedy deletion! — further, Francophonie&Androphilie sayeth naught (Je vous invite à me parler) 10:03, 12 November 2012 (UTC)

Robert Agostinelli[edit]

I am not interested in the two parties using my talk page as a vehicle for their dispute. Please take it either to the article talk pages (Talk:Rhône Group, Talk:Robert Agostinelli), or ask for help at editing assistance or administrators' noticeboard. I have protected the two articles for 3 days - this should give you enough time to resolve the dispute; and, please, comment on the article's contents instead of accusing each other of ulterior motives. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 19:57, 14 November 2012 (UTC)

Mike, I'm investigating this as part of an in-depth checkuser case. I'm going to let the protection expire, but would be grateful if you didn't hand out any blocks without dropping me a note - is that OK? The Cavalry (Message me) 20:44, 16 November 2012 (UTC)

Dental instruments[edit]

Good idea to move to a more complete article. Added the MedInst template to moved page. Could the Dental instruments page be tabulated to match pages like Instruments used in general medicine ? Sarindam7 13:21, 15 November 2012 (UTC)

Page Deleted[edit]

Dear Mr. Mike Rosoft

I'm writing to you in complain of a deleted article. A couple of hours ago you deleted the newly created page Plexonic, which as you claimed is of no indication of importance` even when there are dozens of pages like that one, which are kept "alive". Please, Sir if there are no other reasons let me re-create the article. Thank you in Advance ! --Narek75archives 19:10, 20 November 2012 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Narek75 (talkcontribs)

  • The article indeed failed to assert the company's notability or significance (generalities like that they have made "32 successful games" don't count). It cited no third-party references (coverage in reliable third-party sources is the primary notability criterion; see also the notability guidelines for companes and other organizations). Finally, first-person language ("We develop games ...") is a tell-tale sign of a promotional article. (Use of Wikipedia as a hosting service or for advertising/self-promotion is expressly prohibited by the Wikipedia policies. Such articles may be deleted, and users who persistently misuse Wikipedia may be blocked from editing.)

    If you know about another article that is promotional in nature and/or fails to assert its subject's notability, please tell me; I will nominate it for deletion as well. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 21:37, 20 November 2012 (UTC)

CSD on Jesusian[edit]

User promptly recreated article. 4th or 5th time this article has been created over several years. Salt? Gtwfan52 (talk) 08:10, 22 November 2012 (UTC)

Looks like you need to salt the talkpage too. diff Gtwfan52 (talk) 08:46, 22 November 2012 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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I have noticed many edits on your part in which you attempted to teach users before taking any drastic measures, and I want you to know that, as a user who was criticized in this civil fashion during my first few weeks on Wikipedia, it makes an incredible difference. Thank you. Jackson Peebles (talk) 08:42, 23 November 2012 (UTC)

PitBull Johnny Kidd[edit]

Dear Sir, Please do not delete the page PitBull Johnny Kidd before it gets started. This is a legitimate person with a legitimate history. Please let's obtain the full article before you judge. Thank you! — Preceding unsigned comment added by JohnM69 (talkcontribs) 22:14, 23 November 2012 (UTC)

  • It isn't me who initially deleted the article PitBull Johnny Kidd (wrestler). I have reviewed it; I am not sure I would have speedily deleted it, but the article contains no third-party references. (Coverage in reliable third-party sources is the primary notability criterion.) I have only deleted the page, because you kept adding categories to it even after it has been deleted; an article that only contains a category has no point. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 23:25, 23 November 2012 (UTC)

Empire of Aryavart[edit]

See OCCullens' response at my talk page. I've given him a warning that he's going to have to work really really hard to find solid sources, implying that it won't happen. Nyttend (talk) 23:12, 23 November 2012 (UTC)

Another sock of EthelMermanknows[edit]

See Special:Contributions/71.191.9.45, an obvious sock of EthelMermanknows, who Paul Barlow and I can only believe is a HenryVIIIyes. Ian.thomson (talk) 01:42, 24 November 2012 (UTC)

Notice of Dispute resolution discussion[edit]

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Himesh84[edit]

If you're thinking of bringing him to AN/I or taking any other administrative action against him, the case will be bolstered by this edit summary [2] and this blanking of a page [3]. Qworty (talk) 20:15, 27 November 2012 (UTC)

  • Qworty, sorry for removing content from your page. I guess I started to edit before page was fully loaded. I tried to rewrite sorry message on your page. But still I can't. Don't know why. That's why I am writing it here Himesh84 14:34, 28 November 2012 (UTC)
  • I'm not Himesh. Do you see me writing like Himesh? SinhaYugaya (talk) 19:48, 29 November 2012 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Thanks for fixing my talk page! BCorr|Брайен 21:54, 27 November 2012 (UTC)

Bias actions[edit]

I recently found that you take some bias action. You have frozen the Kingdom_of_Rajarata page after Qworty's edit. He has deleted lot of references from his edit. Also you ask me to go to talk page and haven't write message on Qworty's page.

Also you have biasly keep two strictures for identical,competitive reports LLRC and UNSG's report claiming it is under wikipedia policy. I repeatedly asked what was the policy but you never answered.

Also you saying Kingdom_of_Rajarata which established 5 century of BCE and destroyed in 13 century is claiming lasted for 18 centuries. Even references were given to show (what is in the page) it was established in 5BCE destroyed 13century you saying it is differ that 18 centuries. Then I asked how long it is. No answer yet. You have frozen.

As a administrator you should keep the reputation at least of the Administrator role. Himesh84 14:32, 28 November 2012 (UTC)

Report of the Secretary-General's Panel of Experts on Accountability in Sri Lanka[edit]

Hello Mike. If the reverts of this article aren't stopping, the matter should be brought to a noticeboard. The new reverts might be considered to be a failure of Himesh84 to follow the pattern of negotiation recommended in this ANI thread. Some options would be: a new ANI, a formal RFC, or asking some admins who were part of the earlier negotiations such as User:Richwales for their opinion. Thank you, EdJohnston (talk) 18:36, 28 November 2012 (UTC)

  • I am currently writing a request at dispute resolution noticeboard. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 18:41, 28 November 2012 (UTC)
What happened to this dispute resolution request ? You closed it saying you will reopen after Himesh84 get unblocked. Can you please reopen it ?
The discussion is in here
We don't need to start it from zero. Lets directly reopen the same discussion and continue where Himesh was blocked — Preceding unsigned comment added by 61.245.165.57 (talk) 12:22, 10 January 2013 (UTC)
  • User:Himesh84 seems to have left Wikipedia, and the dispute doesn't appear to be ongoing. For that matter, I didn't close the request. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 19:48, 10 January 2013 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Thanks for removing that vandalism off of my page !! MadGuy7023 (talk) 22:08, 28 November 2012 (UTC)

Hrodna[edit]

Hrodna is a city in Belarus, and in my opinion transliteration must be from Belarusian into English. And "Hrodna" is found on all modern maps in English and German speaking countries. best regards, Zasvab — Preceding unsigned comment added by Zasvab (talkcontribs)

Did you just block SineBot?[edit]

I'm sure you didn't mean to do that....--Jasper Deng (talk) 09:26, 30 November 2012 (UTC)


You just blocked User:SineBot... Legoktm (talk) 09:26, 30 November 2012 (UTC)

  • Oops, sorry. I need to be more careful with the "block" button. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 09:32, 30 November 2012 (UTC)

Article deletion[edit]

You know what... My friend Matthew Walls is very unappreciative of you deleting his wiki page. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Egyilm (talkcontribs) 19:22, 6 December 2012 (UTC)

AmericaTowne[edit]

AmericaTowne should not be deleted. The page is factual. AmericaTowne® is a trademark registered with the United States Office of Patents and Trademarks. This is a fact. The article does not promote but simply describe what AmericaTowne® is, what, where, and why it exist.

There is no promotion going on simply factual. If there is an objection concerning the link in the article - the link can be removed. However, the link is directly to the USA Patent Office that proves and verifies the content of the article. Strongly suggest the article remain as is in its factual and non promotional state.

Blac80 (talk) 17:23, 7 December 2012 (UTC)

Re-creation of deleted page[edit]

The page you deleted recently has been re-created already, would you like to delete the user page/the article? It's frankly a little confusing for a reviewer like me (and probably others). Mr T(Talk?) (New thread?) 11:47, 9 December 2012 (UTC)

  • As I see it, the page is a valid stub; it has been moved to user space - I just deleted the redirect. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 17:42, 9 December 2012 (UTC)

Johanna braach page[edit]

Hi, I have translated this using google and a German dictionary from your Deutsche wikipedia. I'm not sure if you can just make a page that redirects to the original German, or want the translation. SO I shall leave it here for the moment.Happy Hols!Valleyspring (talk) 08:08, 15 December 2012 (UTC)

My article[edit]

Hi.. Why do you think my article is promotional? It is a well-known method of laser-assisted liposuction used worldwide. I was very careful to be objective (not to include any promotion, such as benefits, etc).. Thanks --BiH (talk) 10:32, 16 December 2012 (UTC)

Hamza Khilji [edit]

Hi,

I noticed that you speedied the article after I had remove the tag and AFDed it instead. Normally I am the last person to advocate a lengthy AfD for these types of articles, but in this case a Google search does turn up a surprising amount of info including a fairly professional looking CD cover at [4], so I'm not really certain this is a case for CSD as this person may actually be notable in Pakistan. Travelbird (talk) 11:03, 16 December 2012 (UTC)

Recreation of articles deletected at AFD[edit]

How do you believe that there is enough difference between the version of UFC 155 that was deleted on Nov 11 and the version you just recreated to warrant overriding an AFD? Look at the version of Nov. 11 and compare it to this one. Essentially no difference.—Kww(talk) 15:16, 16 December 2012 (UTC)

You Rverts on Dilazak Page[edit]

Hi, I want to have my talk page which is linked ti Dilazak1. Why this page shows up? Moreover, if you are really a Wiki Administrator, Please give few minutes to this page. I f you find it according to Wiki standards, Please remove those annoying tags.

Regards — Preceding unsigned comment added by Dilazak1 (talkcontribs)

Ostnam recreated[edit]

The fictious micronation of Ostnam which you deleted 30 minutes ago has a page again. Could you delete again -- I'd consider a salt on the page if that's possible. Thanks! -- Michael Scott Cuthbert (talk) 19:19, 20 December 2012 (UTC)

Another admin deleted it and blocked the editor. Thanks! -- Michael Scott Cuthbert (talk) 19:39, 20 December 2012 (UTC)

Please help against Vandalism & Racist Approach[edit]

Dear Mike Rosoft (A worthy Wiki Editor)
I respect your last edit of Dilazak Page and I have not changed that. Recent change is by one Moarrikh. I have tried to engage with him for discussion many a times but his replies are arrogant, abusive and reflective of pre-determined racial & biased approach. Even his recent reply on Dilazak1 is an example to that, wherein, he has called me ‘Dilajacki’. Gangs of young Indo-Pak living in UK and other countries actually use these words to abuse each other. Indians will call Pakistanis as ‘Pakis’ and Pakistanis will call Indians as ‘Black Indians’. The same approach has been displayed by Mr. Moarrikh a number of times. His IP indicates his location from ‘Leeds – UK’. I will keep reverting his edits but that is turning into an edit war. Please help me because he is disgracing a community time and again. I request that he should be either warned or blocked from doing so.

Regards
I have referred the matter for arbitration at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Arbitration/Requests/Case#Statement Dilazak1 07:29, 22 December 2012 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Dilazak1 (talkcontribs)

Grammarly[edit]

Hi Mike Rosoft, May I know why you "reDeleted" Grammarly? You gave no reason for the deletion, and no talk to me too! I need not direct you to Wikipedia:Administrators#Expectations of adminship and Wikipedia:Administrators' how-to guide#Deleting a page Thank you. —JOHNMOORofMOORLAND (talk) 14:15, 24 December 2012 (UTC)

  • I had deleted the article as a re-creation after Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Grammarly. After reviewing it further, I have restored it; I'll probably start a second deletion debate to decide its fate. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 14:17, 24 December 2012 (UTC)
    • Thank you, and to convince you that an AfD would not be necessary, please look at these links:
° I Don't Tolerate Poor Grammar — published by Forbes
° Grammarly — reviewed (and worn an award) by TopTenReviews
° Celebrate the National Day On Writing by Posting #WhatIWrite Messages on Twitter — (please look at "Our Collaborators:" down that page) — published by The New York Times, a collaborator
° Cool tool — published by The Hindu Group
° English again in New Year’s resolution? — published by The Korea Times
° Polish Up Your Writing with Grammarly — published by McMaster University, a licensee
° Grammarly Pilot Project: Your How to Guide. — published by University of Saskatchewan, a licensee
° Try 'Grammarly' for help with your writing — published by University of Queensland, a licensee
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Brittney Smooch[edit]

So you salted the above title? They just created it again at Talk:Brittney Smooch. I guess someone really likes Brittney Smooch. Gtwfan52 (talk) 17:23, 25 December 2012 (UTC)

Page deletion (💑)[edit]

This page was deleted by you because of an "implausible redirect". I really don't see how two people with a heart in between them can mean anything but love. It would be much appreciated if you could give me a factual answer. Thank you. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Greedav (talkcontribs) 19:47, 26 December 2012 (UTC)

  • It's extremely unlikely that somebody would enter "💑" to the search bar and mean to find the article love. If anything, it could be redirected to the article/secion about the appropriate Unicode plane. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 19:58, 26 December 2012 (UTC)
  • However, there are many of these symbols that redirect to their respective pages, for example 💏 will redirect to "Kiss", 💎 redirects to "gemstone", and 🐢 redirects to "Turtle". If 💑 cannot redirect to love, then the other symbols should have their redirects removed. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Greedav (talkcontribs) 21:35, 26 December 2012 (UTC)


Stephen Hunt - Timestamps[edit]

You keep removing the timestamps for Stephen Hunt, despite being told that they were right. See almost any other footballer's wiki page. One is supposed to add the time & date they update the appearances. This is common practise. As I said one either states a time or states "correct as of match played on [date]" I suggest you do some research before twice undoing perfectly good edits. Again, check the pages of other professional footballers, timestamps are there for a reason and it is incorrect to purely have a date. Pippin0490Talk 17:53, 27 December 2012 (UTC)

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Nomination for deletion of Template:Db-hoax[edit]

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Mark St.Cyr article deletion[edit]

Dear Mr. Rosoft, For some reason I hit a key that saved the article far before I was finished as to go back and post more cites or references. This is my first attempt at an article so I may have gone overboard with dialogue. I didn't know or understand about wipkipedia referencing itself so I will change that. I will attempt creating this again while altering my approach. I understand why it was deleted and will try again hopefully with a more acceptable layout.

Respectfully,

--Veronicavalladares (talk) 07:07, 31 December 2012 (UTC)

Asperity page[edit]

Hi there, I've tried to improve the Asperity page so that the tags are no longer there, but have encountered the individual that seems to be trying to turn the page into an attack page through Synthesis. Would you mind helping here? Regardless whether or not my edits stay, it would be nice to see this page on my watchlist cleaned up a bit if possible. Jeremy112233 (talk) 23:36, 2 January 2013 (UTC)

2013 Aurora shooting[edit]

You deleted my page when I was creating and editing it?

I have paraphrased it now. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Nagendrapsingh (talkcontribs) 18:25, 5 January 2013 (UTC)

re: Han2007[edit]

Given where he went, and that he evidently had trouble with Civility there in November [5], do you think it would be appropriate to pass this along to an admin on Spanish Wilipedia?

I'm cross-posting this with Jpgordon since you were the two who have handled the editor's blow up.

Thanks,

- J Greb (talk) 21:34, 5 January 2013 (UTC)

Pigcess[edit]

what happend to my "pigcess" article. It is a new word in invented; it that wrong? it wasnt a violation of wikipeda was it? Cant people invent words and phrases? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Danielgharvey2013 (talkcontribs) 07:34, 6 January 2013 (UTC)

Camel[edit]

Apologies for the accidental revert of your revert. I was actually trying to remove the same vandalism that you removed, but your "Huggle" edit beat my "Popups" which then got confused, possibly because of my very slow internet connection. Best wishes. Dbfirs 18:00, 9 January 2013 (UTC)

2001:5b0:23ff:ef0::3e (talk · contribs · count)[edit]

Hi, Mike. Thanks for blocking, but could to modify for "not edit talk page"? See this and this. Greetings, Érico Wouters msg 18:03, 9 January 2013 (UTC)

IS infinite stratos.[edit]

i made a change in the IS infinite Stratos episode. you seem to have changed it back. but the info is faulty as it is now. it says the character Tabane is the reason, only one guy can move a IS, but she does say in the end, she does not know, why it moves. through from that it says atm now, on episode 12 review it makes it seem like she knows and is the reason behind it. and she does not comferm that she was the one that did the hacking either. though it says so in the review. i watched it a third time, to be sure i understood it right. if you want to check what i have said yourself, go to animefreak.tv and find episode 12 of IS infinite stratos, and go to 16:40 as the part in question starts there. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 85.83.38.143 (talk) 17:48, 11 January 2013 (UTC)

ARRS GoldMiner[edit]

I'm trying to create a wiki page to describe the ARRS GoldMiner search engine, which is offered by an international radiology society. I wanted to get a "stub" document in place quickly by using the About page from the site (of which I am the author). I'll alter the text so it doesn't copy the web site/ Could you please allow me to edit the page? Thanks.Cekahn (talk) 23:02, 11 January 2013 (UTC)

Quick question on Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/The Age of The Universe is Wrong[edit]

Hi,


I wanted to tag it for speedy delete but I couldn't find a criteria that satisfied it. Like there is nothing that allowed 'incoherent, blatant original research' to be a criteria. So for next time can I use common sense to tag these articles with the speedy delete template? Thanks for your guidance Kinkreet~♥moshi moshi♥~ 23:28, 11 January 2013 (UTC)

Himesh84[edit]

Mike, I'm a volunteer at DRN and noticed this dispute, having previously dealt with it here and alerted the participants (when I closed the first request) that the article was subject to discretionary sanctions under the community decision made here and logged here. At that point in time, however, I had not spotted the EW at Sri Lanka over whether to include a link to Ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka vs Sri Lankan Civil War that was giving rise to the dispute over the orphan tag (among others) at Ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka that's given rise to the DRN listing. In light of your involvement in User_talk:Himesh84#Sockpuppetry_case, I was wondering if you might not want to give a sysop-{{Uw-sanctions}} warning to, at least, Himesh84 in light of that EW and, frankly, the IDHT editing at Ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka. I'm not an admin, so my warning might not be sufficient. Prejudice admission: I don't know which I hate more, Sri Lanka disputes or tag war disputes. Regards, TransporterMan (TALK) 16:36, 18 January 2013 (UTC)

Luigi Romanelli[edit]

Sorry, I wanted to create Luigi Romanelli, I don't know what happened, some mistake with the keyboard

--FCom T 65 (talk) 20:14, 18 January 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for your help and interest, --FCom T 65 (talk) 20:34, 18 January 2013 (UTC)

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این نشان برای شما![edit]

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thanks for this wiki Saeb Khanzadeh (talk) 22:07, 26 January 2013 (UTC)

Compas music[edit]

And Zouk and Zouk-love - not sure what to do about them, constant edit-warring, probable BLP violations, etc. Any suggestions? Dougweller (talk) 10:56, 27 January 2013 (UTC)

Reverted edit on Peranema[edit]

I edited a couple of video captions on Peranema (but neglected to log in, first). I notice that you've just reverted them. Was this because the reference to a particular YouTube channel (not mine, incidentally!) might be regarded as "promotional"? If so, it's not a problem...I just wanted clarification. Deuterostome (talk) 20:18, 27 January 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for reverting the reverts. Deuterostome (talk) 21:10, 27 January 2013 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Max van platen[edit]

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A tag has been placed on Max van platen requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under section A7 of the criteria for speedy deletion, because the article appears to be about a band or musician, but it does not indicate how or why the subject is important or significant: that is, why an article about that subject should be included in an encyclopedia. Under the criteria for speedy deletion, such articles may be deleted at any time. Please see the guidelines for what is generally accepted as notable.

If you think that the page was nominated in error, contest the nomination by clicking on the button labelled "Click here to contest this speedy deletion" in the speedy deletion tag. Doing so will take you to the talk page where you can explain why you believe the page should not be deleted. You can also visit the page's talk page directly to give your reasons, but be aware that once a page is tagged for speedy deletion, it may be removed without delay. Please do not remove the speedy deletion tag yourself, but do not hesitate to add information that is consistent with Wikipedia's policies and guidelines. If the page is deleted, you can contact one of these administrators to request that the administrator userfy the page or email a copy to you. Randykitty (talk) 18:33, 3 February 2013 (UTC)

Enjoyed editing[edit]

Thanks for fixing the vandalism on my talk page! I hope to edit along side you in the future! Jab843 (talk) 20:45, 6 February 2013 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Thanks for removing that bit of trolling on my talk page! Moosehadley 21:22, 6 February 2013 (UTC)

Notice of Dispute[edit]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Dispute_resolution_noticeboard#Opening_comments_by_24.0.133.234 You have been added as a potentially interested party. I hope that you can give this some of your attention-ty24.0.133.234 (talk) 23:33, 6 February 2013 (UTC)

empty article[edit]

I see a empty article, Projonmo Square and it needs to be deleted. --Starship9000 (talk) 00:38, 9 February 2013 (UTC)

thank you for deleting Problem[edit]

Thank you for deleting that page for me, i tried to delete it because when i made it, i couldn't make an infobox so I tried to delete it but didn't know how — Preceding unsigned comment added by Forestanimal10 (talkcontribs) 05:35, 10 February 2013 (UTC)

Anene Booysen rape has drawn country-wide protests in Soth Africa[edit]

This article is a must in wikipedia ,same as 2012 Delhi gang rape. a wide-spread protest has emerged in South Africa.South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has condemned the gang rape and mutilation of a 17-year-old girl.May sources are there to prove its must --Snigdhasinghsweet (talk) 04:45, 10 February 2013 (UTC)

thank you[edit]

thanks but the infobox has Becky G's and will.i.Am's parts mixed up or something and it says the song is buy will.i.am only, and how did u get the infobox to be an infobox, everytime i try it always just says the info at the top of the page but doesn't have a box — Preceding unsigned comment added by Forestanimal10 (talkcontribs) 06:04, 10 February 2013 (UTC)

Sorry for the AfD...[edit]

Hi Mike! This is Ajayupai95... I requested the deletion of the page Sakthikulangara, an India Village... Yep I do agree that this article is the better one among the lot of other village articles... I should have attached other tags such as Stub or Orphan and its my mistake... Sorry and thank you for the heads up!!!:) Ajayupai95 (talk) 07:03, 17 February 2013 (UTC)

I have closed the AfD, per the nominator's comment above. Safiel (talk) 22:57, 18 February 2013 (UTC)

My self[edit]

dear Mike , I just want to create my frend dream page but why you delete it ???? It just for fun ... if you don't want never mind ... don't see it ... — Preceding unsigned comment added by I dont have idea (talkcontribs)

Created in article space by a mistake[edit]

Thanks for spotting that. Sorry for the trouble. Jodon1971 (talk) 19:28, 1 March 2013 (UTC)

March 6, 2013[edit]

Hello! Please revert your edit Latvian partisans! See: User talk:Widr#March 2013. Dukurs (talk) 21:11, 6 March 2013 (UTC)

Yes, it is the best solution! Thank you! Dukurs (talk) 21:18, 6 March 2013 (UTC)

Cranberry[edit]

Brandon Duckworth is real! How dare you compare my hero who I worship at a shrine to a Sesame street character???? He is totally real and is a totally awesome baseball player. Not a character. Shame on you! BrandonDuckWorthRox (talk) 14:00, 9 March 2013 (UTC)

CSD - Dhriti Pati Sarkar[edit]

Just out of curiosity, how does the above article differ to the one that was previously deleted six months ago? Both articles were written by the same author and seem to contain the same self-referential sources. The expanded addition of a unsourced film role does not appear to be a substantial improvement on the old BLP. Funny Pika! 13:58, 13 March 2013 (UTC)

  • I was under an impression that the old article was about a different person with the same name (the other article called him a businessman and a scientist, and made no mention of his roles). Looks like I was wrong. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 18:18, 13 March 2013 (UTC)

Royal Decree-Law[edit]

I don't understand why did you delete Royal Decree-Law and considered it a duplicate of Decree. Decrees and RD-Ls aren't the same, as I explained in the article. Can you un-delete it, please? Thank you. --Alejandroadan (talk) 18:02, 21 March 2013 (UTC)

Re-visit Purplay?[edit]

Hiya! I did a general cleanup on the article for Purplay. It's better than it was previously and has a few other sources, but I'm still somewhat unsure if it passes WP:BAND. They've received quite a bit of coverage for copying another group's choreography, but that would probably fall under WP:ONEEVENT. I found a review for their single from one of the main newspapers in Korea and they've been on a few big shows performing their song, so I can see where someone could argue either way for notability. I figured I'd ask what you thought of the revamp of the article. Tokyogirl79 (。◕‿◕。) 09:43, 23 March 2013 (UTC)

Good catch![edit]

Good catch on Eureka, California regarding Ulysses Grant. I was sick for a few days and now going through my watchlist. Thank you for catching and fixing this! Ellin Beltz (talk) 22:27, 1 April 2013 (UTC)

Redirects[edit]

Hi Mike Rosoft, I thought that the purpose of redirects was to help minimize confusion when people search for an article, which is why I created the redirect pages. David G. Haskell recently wrote a piece for the New York Times, and I noticed a huge coincidental spike in traffic for David Haskell, who is not the author of the NYT piece. I think that such similar names (ie "David Haskell" vs "David G. Haskell") make it especially important to have redirects, otherwise someone searching "david g haskel" might end up on the "David Haskell" page. Do you think that redirecting David G Haskell, David G. Haskel, and David G Haskel to David G. Haskell would be appropriate? Thanks, Lucien504 (talk) 17:38, 2 April 2013 (UTC)

aksname[edit]

hello it seemed you deleted my page i was developing for our site that was with lot of effort..its a site in our country that we are proud of and its seems to me an iresponsible act of deleting our eforts on a personal point of view...it seems to us a little political act of u when it comes to names of persian people..i am waiting for your answer and wish it was just a mistake from you..i repeat its all about a new site of photography we are introducing to other nations and other people... — Preceding unsigned comment added by Taghavi.mahyar (talkcontribs) 13:33, 14 April 2013 (UTC)

Royal restrooms![edit]

Send me the copy of Royal Restrooms which you blantatly deleted to my email. jngatwiri@gmail.com...You claim the sum to all human knowledge is on Wikipedia which is Utopian and you will never get there if you keep deleting pages that contain important information. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Alexis1812w (talkcontribs) 04:20, 20 April 2013 (UTC)

Deleted my page[edit]

You are planning to delete my page BlastHitsRadio. I am the legal owner of that name and I have got legal copyright within the United Kingdom for it. The radio station has been in my possession since it was created back in 2010.

A barnstar for you![edit]

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DAREARQAM[edit]

That was also copyvio from [6]. It's actually Dar-e-Arqam - as om Dar-e-Arqam which is confusing. Dougweller (talk) 14:49, 28 April 2013 (UTC)

Martin Bryant and Asperger's Syndrome[edit]

If you would care to read any recent version of the Diagnostic Statistical Manual, you should find that one of the core diagnostic criteria for Asperger's Syndrome is no significant delay in language or cognitive ability along with average or above average I.Q. reference included. http://behavenet.com/aspergers-disorder . Cognition is a prime measure of intelligence which Martin Bryant clearly lacked across all fields of his development. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 86.43.190.206 (talkcontribs)

BigPimpinBrah[edit]

I and others find this user name to be very offensive. I changed my language to be very civil. Others have expressed the same view why delete my statements. How else may I express this sentiment to this USER--122.109.127.168 (talk) 06:58, 5 May 2013 (UTC) What is it to you???--122.109.127.168 (talk) 06:47, 5 May 2013 (UTC)

quote "Please, this is enough. If you can't make your point without being rude, better stay quiet. Personal attacks and incivility may be a ground for blocking on Wikipedia. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 06:35, 5 May 2013 (UTC) I have temporarily protected User talk:BigPimpinBrah from editing by unregistered users. Please, just drop it. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 06:46, 5 May 2013 (UTC) Saying that somebody's username "makes me sick and you look foolish" is not very civil, and in any case you don't have to repeat it three times. (And for the record, by using the slang term "pimping" the user does not mean that he's a pimp.) - Mike Rosoft (talk) 06:57, 5 May 2013 (UTC)"

--122.109.127.168 (talk) 12:47, 5 May 2013 (UTC)WEll when I say that you are a "little bitch" I don`t mean you are a little female dog (or do I???) ref(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pimp#cite_ref-Figueroa_1-0)--122.109.127.168 (talk) 08:41, 5 May 2013 (UTC)

So if I register the user-name MassiveFaggotHater or AllFaggotsMustBurn That`s cool In your book since, I could mean I have a massive hatred for, or want to burn all sticks and twigs. So that`s OK?? What about IPimpOutFaggotsForcefully e.g I like adorning twigs/sticks to increase there attractiveness for the purpose of selling them (with much perseverance) etc. ref(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pimp#cite_ref-SoMonstrous_3-0)--122.109.127.168 (talk) 12:47, 5 May 2013 (UTC)

Mike Rosoft - Cypenamine correction[edit]

Now your endorsing scientifically incorrect statements.

This User needs to see this he calls himself a chemist and does the same

Really why does this statment keep getting put back.

It makes Wikipedia look stupid I am really trying to be helpful here --122.109.127.168 (talk) 07:22, 5 May 2013 (UTC)

Quote "How about doing something useful like deleting that ridiculous statment in the cypenamine page that I keep trying (in vain) to fix. --122.109.127.168 (talk) 07:26, 5 May 2013 (UTC) I don't care how much you are right (or believe to be right); don't insult other users - just calmly explain to what point you believe them to be wrong. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 07:25, 5 May 2013 (UTC)" Quote "How about YOU making a coherent case for the statement (referenced to Journal of Labelled Compounds and Radiopharmaceuticals) being "nonsense", as you put it? - Mike Rosoft (talk) 07:31, 5 May 2013 (UTC)"

OOOOHHHH With a big long Intellectually Terrifying and Superior name like "(referenced to Journal of Labelled Compounds and Radiopharmaceuticals)". How Could the quote be wrong Hey!! How dare I even question it, or possibly be right, in saying the "supposed" quote is wrong. What a stupid ignoramus I must be to challenge that.--122.109.127.168 (talk) 14:08, 5 May 2013 (UTC)

Ok I have, over and over, It can't be any simpler, I started a section in the talk page about it, its chem 101, if you read the sterochem section below it it explains why I am right (or it does not make sense), to a chemist (which I am) even with a minimal grasp of the subject it is obviously wrong (a incoherant statment).

  Show me the exact quote I bet you cant (its illogical). 

That is why I could not believe a "chemist!?" (Rifleman) put it back. Its like your asking me to justify why I think it is incorrect to say stop means go or black is white or the earth is the center of the solar system do I NEED TO REINVENT THE WHEEL or something to for you to believe in wheels.--122.109.127.168 (talk) 07:52, 5 May 2013 (UTC)

Well now Rifleman82 took it away. How about you put it back up and get him to justify and explain why he did it??. And then get him to prove how the Earth is not the center of the solar system etc....--122.109.127.168 (talk) 08:05, 5 May 2013 (UTC)

DO YOU BELIEVE IN WHEELS YET ref (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wheel#cite_ref-1) SCHOLAR DO YOU EVEN READ WHAT YOU DELETE.--122.109.127.168 (talk) 08:33, 5 May 2013 (UTC) Ref (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idiot#cite_ref-idiot_5-0--122.109.127.168) (talk) 09:09, 5 May 2013 (UTC)

Creating alternate CaSe TitlEs is no ExpErimenT[edit]

You just rightfully removed my newly created page: Production (Computer Science). It was a prompt to Knowledgeable Wikipedians about Why Case Matters sometimes in Article Titles. It worked. Now you have got to Explain mE and the rest of uS when eXActly does case matter in e.G. Article Titles (methinks brackets have a Meaning). Thierry Le Provost (talk) 21:15, 7 May 2013 (UTC)

Many thanks for your detailed explanation about CaSe on my talk page.

Thierry Le Provost (talk) 14:52, 11 May 2013 (UTC)

Speedy Deletion of music group Dickless[edit]

I just started the article (it's marked a stub) and you marked it for deletion. Unfortunately the band name means it probably gets a higher warning flags raised. Skim the book linked from the article to get an idea of the band significance. J_Tom_Moon_79 (talk) 07:58, 8 May 2013 (UTC)

Hi, would you please remove the {{notability|music|date=May 2013}} from article Dickless? A notability paragraph has been added. More references about notability have been added. J_Tom_Moon_79 (talk) 22:50, 11 May 2013 (UTC)

Hi, I saw you removed the {{notability|music|date=May 2013}} from article Dickless. Thanks very much! I think the article is a decent short music group article now. Keep up the good work!
J_Tom_Moon_79 (talk) 10:20, 14 May 2013 (UTC)

Appletart etc[edit]

Could you have a look at Daniel L. Barth - the creating editor has already removed a speedy A7 once. Thanks. PamD 16:30, 9 May 2013 (UTC)

... deleted, re-created and deleted again since I typed that! PamD 16:32, 9 May 2013 (UTC)

Speedy Deletion of Kingdom of Hariberahtland Page[edit]

You recently deleted my page on the Kingdom of Hariberahtland. The Kingdom of Hariberahtland is a micronation and under the Montevideo Convention it is a legitimate nation. It has (a) a permanent population; (b) a defined territory; (c) government; and (d) capacity to enter into relations with the other states. As such I request that the page be reinstated to inform readers of this newly created nation. It is not fictitious and has land holdings at 59°40'51"N -151°35'55"W furthermore, the Kingdom of Hariberahtland also has a permanent population, a written constitution, as well as the capacity to enter negotiations with other nations. This nation is as legitimate as other micronations such as Sealand, Molossia or other such micronations. I ask that you please re-review and reconsider this deletion. — Preceding unsigned comment added by King IntiMayo I (talkcontribs) 05:54, 11 May 2013 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Hi Mike, thanks for valuing my work on Wernicke's disease. It is the result of years of work and allowed me to be recognized by the British Medical Society.

About merged with beriberi article is premature. Beriberi has some very peculiar characteristics. On the contrary, I think that should be replaced "wernicke's encephalopathy". From this page I have taken everything valuable and have moved to the new article. As I explain in the page, the modern name is Wernicke's disease. I hope your patience: I'm not good with the rules of Wikipedia, nor English is my home language. Cheers, Luis. Luis cerni (talk) 16:13, 16 May 2013 (UTC)

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Hello again,

there are three pages referring to the same thing: Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (see letter) and Korsakoff's syndrome. It's exactly the same medical condition. It seems that the first is the best (that it all starts with capital letters). Similarly Wernicke encephalopathy should be considered to have been covered by another page Wernicke's disease. Should redirected searches. I repeat that the pages of beriberi, Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome and Wernicke´s disease should remain. Cheers, Luis Luis cerni (talk) 21:51, 16 May 2013 (UTC)

Congratualtions[edit]

Congratulations on your reversion of my edit, that was less than a second. Looks like the community is still very swift!--EatIcecream2 (talk) 17:54, 19 May 2013 (UTC)

I apologize for the inconvenience. There really is no need for a warning massage!--EatIcecream2 (talk) 17:56, 19 May 2013 (UTC)

Croftwerk[edit]

You have deleted a page I created for Music Video company Croftwerk. Can you explain this. CharlotteSimpson90 (talk) 17:52, 31 May 2013 (UTC)CharlotteSimpson90

A brownie for you![edit]

Brownie transparent.png For your good work! Matty.007 19:52, 31 May 2013 (UTC)

Re:Dasma Hymn[edit]

It's okay.. I was going to request deletion for that article the moment after making the second edit. because I only put the Youtube refs. Thatpopularguy123 (talk) 06:02, 2 June 2013 (UTC)

Million Pound Drop[edit]

The user you blocked at Million Pound Drop (Josef Franz Roldeck 85958) seems to have a new twin brother making the same edits. I hear a quacking? (Franzilin Dibilin 259952) Capitalismojo (talk) 17:04, 7 June 2013 (UTC)

Closure of Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/List of American death metal bands[edit]

If you have the time, please also look at the nominator's recent blanking of much of the list, which I think is just plain disruptive and WP:POINTy in light of the AFD completely disagreeing with him. Thanks, postdlf (talk) 21:19, 12 June 2013 (UTC)

Russianbritish's user page[edit]

You deleted User:Russianbritish/sandbox on the basis that the sandbox article was promotional. I'm not sure I agree with that rationale. To be sure, the user is not using Wikipedia for its intended purpose, but I don't know that he is blatantly promoting his book. He appears to believe that this site is some sort of scratch pad upon which he can develop his novel ideas. He is wrong, but I don't know that I'd call what he is doing promotion. WikiDan61ChatMe!ReadMe!! 22:18, 12 June 2013 (UTC)

AfD List of American death metal bands[edit]

Hi Mike Rosoft

I'm messaging you this to ask for clarification on Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/List of American death metal bands per Wikipedia:DRV#Steps to list a new deletion review. Also, a message on the article's talk page noting that a AfD occured needs to be presentmanifest.Curb Chain (talk) 02:55, 13 June 2013 (UTC)

Deletion review for List of American death metal bands[edit]

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User:Fullcyber26[edit]

Hi. I would like to seek assistance in dealing with this user regarding his edits at the Julie Anne San Jose article. He keeps on adding fancruft information and a lot of copyvio pictures on the said article, even if I warned him several times. I also reported him in WP:AIV since yesterday but no admin have taken action yet. Thanks. -WayKurat (talk) 07:57, 16 June 2013 (UTC)

User:mach825[edit]

Hello Mike. Why do you keep putting my article KTS/KPYM software up for deletion? This is an open source project that could benefit from promoting. Mach825 (talkcontribs) 01:01, 25 June 2013 (UTC)

"You have said: "This is an open source project that could benefit from promoting." That's exactly why I have nominated the article for deletion; Wikipedia is meant to be an encyclopedia, which is a compendium of existing knowledge, not a means of making something known. (Use of Wikipedia for promotional purposes is expressly against the project policies.) - Mike Rosoft (talk) 15:57, 25 June 2013 (UTC)"

Wikipedia's policy is to prevent mass commercialism. Not the promotion of knowledge. If you was going to use this argument against any article in Wikipedia then every article would have to be deleted. I am not the author of this software. I make no money from this software. I get no status from the promotion of this project. I am just an IT professional that spent my time finding existing knowledge buried on the Internet to find a tool that is very useful. Now I would like to share that tool with other Wikipedia users. So on the grounds that I am not "promoting" in the context of the policy then I respectfully ask you remove this from consideration of deletion. - Mach825 Mach825 (talk)

"* While using Wikipedia for commercial advertisements is strictly prohibited, any kind of promotional (even for non-commercial/open source/charitable endeavours) is out of the project scope. (Again, see the policy on "What Wikipedia is not"; in particular, it is not a hosting service, nor an indiscriminate collection of information.) Coverage in reliable third-party sources is the primary inclusion (notability) criterion.

So far, your project seems to have attracted little outside coverage. If that's the case, then creating an article in hope that it will help attract users and reviewers would be to put the cart before the horse. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 05:17, 27 June 2013 (UTC)" Determining notability does not necessarily depend on things such as fame, importance, or popularity—although those may enhance the acceptability of a subject that meets the guidelines explained below. I am not promoting this software. KPYM has been around since 2002. I am sure third party sources are available. I will enlist people on KPYM forum to assist me in finding addition sources. - mach825 (talk)

Your Username[edit]

I dont know whether it was on purpose or not, but your can fits clearly into Wikipedia:Username policy#Confusing usernames because of it similarity to Microsoft. was it already brought up some time earlier, and before blindly reporting you I rather talk it out with you.

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Articles deletion[edit]

Dear Mike Rosoft,

I apologize for the inconvenience, but have no other way than appealing for administrators’ help recover a deleted article.

I published a film article entitled Drits (Derivas), a film by Portuguese director Ricardo Costa. It is the second film from an autobiographic trilogy, Faraways. The article was kept untouched by several months. To my surprise, it was recently eliminated and redirected to the director’s page with no discussion. I undid the redirection, but saw the article was proposed to deletion. Reason: independent, verifiable, secondary resources. I argued that the article couldn’t have but primary sources (the producer’s ones) as it is an upcoming film, like many others listed at upcoming films. A film that has not yet been premiered or distributed may not be commented. Besides, none of the films so listed has ever been deleted or even contested.

At last, in discussion, user User:reddogsix proposed that the article should be renamed to Drifts (film) or similar, and at the same time put at the disambiguation page of Dritf this reference «Drifs, unreleased film by Ricardo Costa (filmmaker). I created a new page for the same article entitled Drifts (Portuguese film). As the semantic root “drift” seemed to be the problem, I replaced the article name to Derivas (Drifts) and published it once more with some improvements. As a result, the article was fast deleted and I blocked for three days.

In the meantime, a new article about the trilogy was published: Faraways, which was proposed to fast deletion as well by the same user, User:reddogsix.

Although unreleased, although having no reliable secondary sources, Drifts is unquestionably an outstanding film for its uniqueness and characteristics: autobiography, comedy, docufiction, metafiction in one. I guess that “outstanding” may be a synonym for “notable” in such cases and that articles like this shouldn’t be deleted without previous cared analyses: important information may be lost.

This sequence of interventions is clearly a personal attack by User:reddogsix, supported by two or three user friend. It has no other explanation. It contributes in nothing to improve articles quality. Mists article, which I created on 10 September 2010, is the latest example. The article structure was unreasonably modified, loosing clarity and useful content.

NOTE: sent to 30 administrators.

Thanks for your attention, User:Tertulius 22:00, 28 July 2013 (UTC)

three-revert rule - Notice of Edit warring noticeboard discussion[edit]

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User:SamHildestad[edit]

Hey! I was just wondering if you could undelete User:SamHildestad, so I can at least copy everything that I typed, considering it took a long time and I'd like to have it back. If you could do this, it would be greatly appreciated!!! :) GleeNewBeginnings (talk) 20:35, 6 August 2013 (UTC)

Herbert Volney[edit]

Ha, never knew you were Czech--never saw your user page before. It's not a big country: do you know Tomas Ptacek? (haha) Anyway, thanks for keeping things under control there; I just posted there that I'll lock the talk page if the nonsense continues. And what were you doing in bed with ketchup?? What strange kind of fetish is that? Dobry, Drmies (talk) 20:28, 16 August 2013 (UTC)

Cheers[edit]

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Deletion of sourced material[edit]

You seem to be disputing the existence of the term Tara in Ireland and its origins,,sorry about my referencing,,i will find some more acceptable one's--Waterman0201 (talk) 08:52, 18 August 2013 (UTC)

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RFC on LGBT rights in Africa[edit]

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George Brasno image copyright change[edit]

I did not change the copyright status on George Brasno, because I do not know where the image originally came from. I did research on Olive Brasno's image to find it was used in a film, and I used all of that information to update the copyright status, but I do not know where George Brasno's image came from, I only know that I found it on a website. I'm not sure on what to do with his image. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Zizumia (talkcontribs) 23:00, 18 August 2013 (UTC)

I fixed everything. Thanks for the help! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Zizumia (talkcontribs) 22:09, 19 August 2013 (UTC)

Luis Cardenas Article, User:Rockhistoryking and User:Loudog777[edit]

Hi Mike. On August 18, 2013 you reverted vandalism to the Luis_Cardenas article and banned the vandal. That vandalism was being reverted by several users and ClueBot NG before you banned Rockhistoryking indefinitely. Prior to your banning Rockhistoryking, the same user was making edits under the sock Loudog777, but that username went largely unnoticed at the time as the account that violated the 3RR was the one you banned. Now, Loudog777 is back editing the same article with the same basic unsourced allegations in essentially the same way. I filed for a sock puppet investigation, but since the original Rockhistoryking edits were protected and archived, I didn't know how to demonstrate the similarities between the original edits, which contain the defamatory BLP claims you reverted. Can you please review the article's history to ensure that the vandalism doesn't continue? Thank you very much for all your efforts to keep WP free from vandalism. --TechnicalExcellence (talk) 16:37, 2 September 2013 (UTC)

Update: Reaper Eternal reassessed at my request and banned the sock. Thank you so much. It's nice to know that Admins will reconsider a closed investigation! Have a great day. --TechnicalExcellence (talk) 16:42, 2 September 2013 (UTC)

Admin's barnstar.[edit]

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Romania plans referendum on killing stray dogs[edit]

http://www.occupyforanimals.org/romania--a-country-cries-out-for-revenge-after-the-tragic-death-of-a-four-year-old-boy-who-had-been-attacked-by-dogs.html — Preceding unsigned comment added by Samizambak (talkcontribs) 17:28, 11 September 2013 (UTC)

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Mattevi Armament[edit]

You just beat me to it--but I was going to delete it as a hoax, and will warn the editor. Thanks, Drmies (talk) 17:29, 30 September 2013 (UTC)

Cat Body Temperuatre[edit]

Would appreciate you taking my contribution ot htis article in GOOD FAITH. All I did was correct the original edit, which improperly converted to 98.6. The original, CITED source did not give 37C, it gave the lower, current number. All I did was properly convert to Fahrenheit.

I've seen involvement from neither you nor the other pedantic fellow until I fixed the conversion. I was not the one to post the original temperature.

The temperature of cats at the vet is taken with a rectal thermometer. Do you really want to trudge through it to get there?75.118.68.149 (talk) 21:51, 30 September 2013 (UTC)

Mr. Rosoft, Mr. Rosoft, here is what I'm talking about. By the way, do you know a colleague of mine, A. Pull? With a handle like that, I can't believe I am justifying myself to you, but here goes!

"The normal body temperature of a cat is between 38 and 39 °C (101 and 102.2 °F).[8] A cat is considered febrile (hyperthermic) if it has a temperature of 39.5 °C (103 °F) or greater, or hypothermic if less than 37.5 °C (100 °F). For comparison, humans have a normal temperature of approximately 36.8 °C (98.6 °F). "

This is the original article before I fixed the conversion for Fahrenheit. It is cited in SOURCE 9 for the article.


I couldn't care less about code or autoconversions or where you take a cat or a human's temperature. But I know from my visits to the hospital that human body temperature is in a range and that the original figures memorized by school children were before this was realized.75.118.68.149 (talk) 22:03, 30 September 2013 (UTC)

Deletion of Voyageur Outward Bound School[edit]

I'm confused as to why are page was deleted. We are one of 40 Outward Bound Schools globally and we are simply adding a page to our existing Outward Bound entry. Please explain, thank you. — Preceding unsigned comment added by RDStuart (talkcontribs) 19:45, 17 October 2013 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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You have a message![edit]

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And again...[edit]

User:KingRouoV obviously the same sock puppet you've just blocked. Valenciano (talk) 18:21, 1 November 2013 (UTC)

Talkback[edit]

Talk back doesn't seem to work to a Commons page. Linking instead to the page for the file:Universe-Image.jpg Found copy of that image - thought you should know - same image is currently shown at http://www.mysearch.org.uk/website1/html/384.Radiation.html 🍺 Antiqueight confer 20:29, 4 November 2013 (UTC)

Businesses and organizations in Second Life[edit]

This article has been protected long enough, and I don't sense promoters/companies coming back or more companies causing trouble. Lower to "Pending changes"? --George Ho (talk) 20:58, 21 November 2013 (UTC)

User:Yatindrakumar0212[edit]

Hi Mike, you may want to take a look at this.[7] The editor is determined to keep trying to promote his blog, and has added 5 reviews since you gave him a final warning. I can't see him stopping without a block. Cmr08 (talk) 08:16, 2 December 2013 (UTC)

Never mind, another editor blocked him while I was leaving this message for you. Cmr08 (talk) 08:18, 2 December 2013 (UTC)

Fix a double redirect[edit]

Hi Mike Rosoft! I wanted to direct your attention to an article you fully protected a while back that needs to be edited. The article is a redirect that has recently become a double redirect: Super Aids → Super AIDS → HIV/AIDS. – Zntrip 09:12, 8 December 2013 (UTC)

Query about deleted article[edit]

Mike you assisted in the deletion of the article create by me a few days back. I appreciate your assistance but the article is still visible on the google search. Is it because the article is cached on google search and hence will take some time to automatically vanish? The reason I write this is that either we keep the article or we do not keep it at all. Also I did read your message about changing my username. I will do that soon.(- CrickeArchiveIndia) — Preceding unsigned comment added by CricketArchiveIndia (talkcontribs) 06:06, 11 December 2013 (UTC)

Crispian Sallis and other articles[edit]

Hi Mike. THanks for reverting the IP edit on Crispian Sallis. You may be interested in this at WP:ANI. Thanks. Lugnuts Dick Laurent is dead 19:10, 15 December 2013 (UTC)

List of youtube links are from content owner[edit]

I have seen that you removed some of the external links that i have added to certain articles on wikipedia. My links where pointing to the posts where i compiled the Youtube links of the TV shows . These youtube links are uploaded by content owners on youtube. i just compiled them in one place for the ease of people. If you still feel that i have posted copyrigted material then please reply so. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 103.20.66.87 (talk) 19:11, 15 December 2013 (UTC)

User talk:Mr Nonconstructive[edit]

Hello, Please look at this user talk page and block him from editing it. He is a born vandal. Hitro talk 18:56, 18 December 2013 (UTC)

Talkback[edit]

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Speedy Deletion of Creationism & Empirical Science[edit]

It is strange to note that one admin remarks the article as original research. One says a duplication (I have summarily deleted the article as a duplicate of Creationism and other articles). If EN-WP is a personal property then You may block me. Please consider your marking. Being an Atheist I expect from you to be a human first and should have the tolerance above all, this was my thinking. I am sorry to note your wording of blocking me. Please point out what wrong you have find in the article.

I am compelled to lodge complaint against you for being superstitious to me.Nannadeem (talk) 09:33, 29 December 2013 (UTC)

Mawlid[edit]

Hi! Im trying to write a complete Article on celebrations around the world.I am adding almost all countries for the readers ,I think its uniqueness will lost if its merged.Though Main Article has similar heading but that will become too lengthy.Msoamu (talk) 11:41, 1 January 2014 (UTC)

It won't become too lengthy now that most of the (numerous) unreliable sources and sources that simply don't verify the claims have been removed. MezzoMezzo (talk) 18:08, 2 January 2014 (UTC)


Wet-nurse[edit]

Dear Mr. Mike Rosoft ,

It's me Ala'a Abu Rezeq , I am a new member in Wikipedia, I am sending you this message to tell you about the speedy deletion of my article المرضعة . Actually , I do not know the reason of this deletion , I have translated from the source language ( English ). It is provided with the same content , the same references and the same Structure. I see It is an appropriate to have this article in Arabic language , it is full of information and too many people do not know these information about wet nurses .

Finally , I hope you allow me to re- create this article.

Best Regards ALa'a Abu Rezeq — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ala'a Abu Rezeq (talkcontribs) 07:41, 7 January 2014 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/List of Snapple Real Facts[edit]

Once again an editor removes a PROD tag without anything on the talk page....TheLongTone (talk) 21:03, 12 January 2014 (UTC)

Orbitel[edit]

Hey what's happen with u? Im editing the article with Orbitel (Colombian Company) and you reverts my change's????? --Juancameneses11 (talk) 18:44, 16 January 2014 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Thank you for blocking 183.100.156.105 (talk · contribs). He had ruined many pages about Korean and Japanese football, but my proposal has been not processed. Thanks. --z4617925 (talk) 02:43, 20 January 2014 (UTC)

Thank you[edit]

Thank you for so swiftly dealing with that joke/hoax page. Indeed, no references, but on top of that, there is no such thing as IPDWC/International Pizza Delivery World Championship. I even checked. AddWittyNameHere (talk) 18:40, 21 January 2014 (UTC)

Complaint[edit]

Forget about it Mr. Rosoft, I just will not make any additional donations to wikipedia. Believe me I have learned, that when others want to cause trouble, just dump them all together. See ya... — Preceding unsigned comment added by Indirsgame (talkcontribs) 08:00, 26 January 2014 (UTC)

Another complaint[edit]

You must notify me before you delete a page and give me an oppurunity to defend myself. --Odditës (talk) 13:06, 26 January 2014 (UTC)

5.11 Tactical[edit]

I was in the middle of adding my sources, etc when you deleted my page without warning. Could you please restore it? Thank you.--Mike - Μολὼν λαβέ 22:17, 6 February 2014 (UTC)

Thanks, if you follow my edits you will see I removed a large swath of it from Tactical pants, much of which was specific to 5.11 but a copyvio from their website if there ever was one. The company is large and notable and makes a ton of law enforcement and military gear and deserves its own treatment.--Mike - Μολὼν λαβέ 22:24, 6 February 2014 (UTC)

Talkback[edit]

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Indef semi of User:Jimbo Wales[edit]

Might want to rethink that as the page and editnotice state:

You can edit this page!

Really, you can! If you would like to, please feel free to do so. Make an edit! Make several edits! After all, that is what Wikipedia is all about.

--NeilN talk to me 16:26, 23 February 2014 (UTC)

Want some information regarding the edit on my talk page.[edit]

Hello, I've seen that there are some changes in my talk page by SineBot which you have reverted. Is there something wrong ? am I doing something wrong ? Please let me know--Jnanaranjan Sahu (ଜ୍ଞାନ) talk 04:55, 24 February 2014 (UTC)

Dispute resolution[edit]

Hello, I have been watching the whole scene on ESys Group. I was wondering, should I resort to dispute resolution? This kind of "War" is turning into a mess. I think dispute resolution might solve this problem, because I have this felling that he (the IP address) is trying to censor Wikipedia, but no matter what we say he is just going to keep on doing this. Happy_Attack_Dog "The Ultimate Wikipedia Guard Dog" (talk) 21:34, 24 February 2014 (UTC)

egypt[edit]

Panam2014 made a move request here. Fitzcarmalan (talk) 13:34, 25 February 2014 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Panam2014 (talkcontribs)

Man, you are fast![edit]

Good work, just went to block 3 recent vandals, you beat me to them! Dougweller (talk) 18:57, 27 February 2014 (UTC)

Re Cove reliable sources.[edit]

How about : http://thomaspluck.com/2010/02/22/mondo-mini-movie-reviews/ ? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 161.73.13.61 (talk) 19:26, 27 February 2014 (UTC)

  • Nope, that also looks like a blog (a list of movies somebody has watched). - Mike Rosoft (talk) 19:33, 27 February 2014 (UTC)

A cupcake for you![edit]

Choco-Nut Bake with Meringue Top cropped.jpg I got caught up in reverting Thex3's edits--Thank you for blocking him so we can continue to improve the encyclopedia. Also, Thex2did the same earlier in the page history, so we should keep an eye out for thex4, ok?

Thank you so much, Origamite (talk) 15:53, 28 February 2014 (UTC)

Your recent revert[edit]

Hello! Might I inquire why this edit was reverted? — MusikAnimal talk 16:46, 28 February 2014 (UTC)

Disruptive Edits from 208.60.125.226[edit]

Can you lock editing from the IP 208.60.125.226 if users aren't logged in. The IP is for a school, at which I work, so there are hundreds of students and teachers who access the site from the IP, and many of the students have chosen to make disruptive edits, add intentionally incorrect information, and generally cause disturbances on wiki articles. I don't think the students need the ability to be able to edit any pages without creating their own accounts, to ensure accountability. Thanks. Legomationer (talk) 19:05, 28 February 2014 (UTC)


I'm posting again without my username to verify that Legomationer is indeed on this IP, the unregistered IP is used by students almost exclusively to vandalize pages, so permenantly blocking editing from the IP is fine with me. 208.60.125.226 (talk) 19:07, 28 February 2014 (UTC)

Is it possible to delete everything with my name by it?[edit]

128.223.146.123 (talk) 19:50, 28 February 2014 (UTC)

Grundgetta[edit]

What's the big idea? Grundgetta deserves to have her own page here. She's been appearing on Sesame Street for over 30 years. Not tryin to sound rude or disrespectful but what gives?? -- 100.0.101.126 (talk) 23:36, 1 March 2014 (UTC)

  • The problem with the article was that it cited no references; a fan wiki is not a reliable source. Coverage in reliable third-party sources is the primary inclusion/notability criterion. Given that, it seems that character is probably sufficiently covered in List of Sesame Street Muppets; if you disagree, feel free to make your case at the talk page. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 06:51, 2 March 2014 (UTC)
    • & the Muppet Wiki doesn't count as a reliable source?? Not tryin to sound rude or disrespectful but you are CRAZY if you actually think that. Nothing is more reliable than the Muppet Wiki. -- 100.0.101.126 (talk) 09:59, 2 March 2014 (UTC)

2.27.145.115[edit]

2.27.145.115 (talk · contribs) Has been subtilely changing race information without citing sources. Some of the information is rather hard to track down, but what I have found is a stretch ("brakes" to "mechanical") or outright errors: grid positions in 2005 Malaysian Grand Prix. The changes occur in bursts with a few minutes between each suggesting little time to research. Either it's all in the anon's head or subtle vand. The anon appears to have stopped for now after several warnings. Jim1138 (talk) 09:32, 2 March 2014 (UTC)

About 300 Entertainment[edit]

Hi Mike. This organization seems to have made news sort of big time recently, though in its initial form it looked like a WP:A7 candidate.
(To be quite honest, I admit I'm really vexed when looking at "Category:Candidates for speedy deletion": should I delete the ones that don't assert significance, or should I fix 'em up so they do? This, of course, is my own problem, and one that I will have to resolve by myself. Face-smile.svg)
Pete AU aka --Shirt58 (talk) 10:10, 2 March 2014 (UTC)

Speedy deletion declined: 300 Entertainment[edit]

Hello Mike Rosoft. I am just letting you know that I declined the speedy deletion of 300 Entertainment, a page you tagged for speedy deletion, because of the following concern: The article makes a credible assertion of importance or significance, sufficient to pass A7. Thank you. Salvio Let's talk about it! 12:00, 2 March 2014 (UTC)

Deletion of Ladell Parks[edit]

Back in 2011 you deleted a page called Ladell Parks due to your reasoning, well he has now created some buzz around the internet He has started an YouTube page which has now have over 1 million views for his music he got to be on MTV.com and he is now an actor who has featured in movies as 17 again, 10 things I hate about you and he's in the new upcoming movie "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" Now is there anyway you can undelete him so I can create a sandbox or user page before making an official article on him so it doesn't get a speedy deletion. Mikeunknown (talk) 17:02, 4 March 2014 (UTC)

Muhammad Ramzan[edit]

Thank you for your quick reply on my talk page. I know that the article is in a better state now. But yet it currently not satisfy notability. But when I googled his full name (not Muhammad Ramzan). I got some good reliable sources which can be added to the article. No doubt the subject is notable. So I personally think that the AfD might be withdrawn. And I will try to rescue it, Although I don't need any barnstar for that O:-).

BTW, sorry for suspecting you. It was my fault.

If you meet again with a similar situation than please don't hesitate to let me know, because I'm always here to rescue articles. Regards. Jim Cartar (talk) 18:20, 7 March 2014 (UTC)

178.94.205.51[edit]

Any idea who the puppet master is? This[8] suggests he/she knows you. And the edits tonight are obviously those of someone who's edited before. Dougweller (talk) 21:57, 9 March 2014 (UTC)

  • It's User:Holyspiritdance, whom I have blocked for spamming articles with an allegation that Falun Gong members are being murdered by the Chinese government for transplantation organs; see also his contributions at the Commons. (I don't think I have interacted with him before.) - Mike Rosoft (talk) 06:40, 10 March 2014 (UTC)
Thanks. Surprised you didn't block him. Dougweller (talk) 14:10, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

Article for Peace award Nomination[edit]

I intend to create an article in respect of proposed Nomination of Ayatollah Sistani for Peace Prize.Daily Telegraph’s Colin Freeman also published an article on Wednesday (4th March, 2014) in which he admitted that the best one to attain the Nobel Peace Prize at the time being is Ayatollah Sistani (http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/colinfreeman/100262048/ ). Your advice and approval for creation is sought. Thanks Nannadeem (talk) 19:39, 12 March 2014 (UTC)

  • There's no evidence that Ali al-Sistani has been actually nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize (and in any case, Nobel Prize nominations are not publicized); the source of this information is a blog giving the writer's personal opinion; and we don't even have an article about Colin Freeman, author of the blog. Given that, it's probably not appropriate to mention this information in an article about the cleric. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 20:29, 12 March 2014 (UTC)


Ok, thanks. Besides above, I have atleast two more sources of news [1] https://www.facebook.com/AhlulBaytIslamicMission & ) http://www.tehrantimes.com/middle-east/114569-iraqi-mps-launch-move-to-nominate-ayatollah-sistani-for-nobel-peace-prize [2] http://wilayah.info/en/iraqi-mps-launch-move-to-nominate-ayatollah-sistani-for-nobel-peace-prize/ I should refrain from writing elsewhere in order to save the cause .Nannadeem (talk) 21:01, 12 March 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for encourage. Can I submit you draft for creation of article here. Theme would be (1) Humanity (2) Bridge between terrorism and true tolerance (3) Source of seeking Appreciation from non religion quarters (4) Encouraging efforts to shia sect of the initiative (5) His guidance in the present scenario (6) Bright prospects of award if approved, without any comments in respect of approving/processing authorities.

Please also see the tag/temp of the present article Ali al-Sistani. Therefore I do not think it appropriate to insert a new section there. However, afterward, new article may be shorten and appropriate section may be inserted there, if deemed necessary or otherwise. Nannadeem (talk) 06:56, 13 March 2014 (UTC)

  • Careful! You are likely to run into the Wikipedia policies and guidelines once again; Wikipedia does not accept duplicate articles, and Wikipedia articles are not opinion pieces (see "What Wikipedia is not"). A brief mention of the initiative in the existing article, along the lines of "In 2014, a group of members of Iraqi parliament announced that they intend to nominate Ali al-Sistani for the Nobel Peace Prize" would be appropriate. An article that you describe would most likely not. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 10:56, 13 March 2014 (UTC)

I have inserted a new section (serial No.3) in the page - Ali al-Sistani, please see and modify if there is something inappropriate. Thanks Nannadeem (talk) 20:32, 13 March 2014 (UTC)

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Blanking[edit]

I'm blanking it because i'm putting new content on User:Wickyk. Anuvarshanw TalkWelcome 19:59, 16 March 2014 (UTC)

Dmitry Medvedev[edit]

I've been trying to reason with the ip editor all day, for example at Wikipedia:Biographies_of_living_persons/Noticeboard#Dmitry_Medvedev but they just refuse to listen. Can you semi protect the page or should I go to WP:RFPP? Posting at WP:BLPN has been, frankly, a waste of time. Valenciano (talk) 20:06, 16 March 2014 (UTC)

Sigh... User_talk:Jimbo_Wales#Complaint. Valenciano (talk) 22:12, 16 March 2014 (UTC)
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Thank you[edit]

Many thanks for reverting the abuse that Thegermans attempted to hide in my archived talk page. He is a Vandalism only account that is proving difficult to get indef blocked. Richard Harvey (talk) 20:53, 16 March 2014 (UTC)

Ljubke Lažnivke[edit]

Why did you do that? I don't want it to look like that now it is weird written User:AboutABoyFan/Ljubke Lažnivke (Tv Serija) ! I wanted to look like Ljubke Lažnivke (Tv Serija)

Sorry , but I don't want it that way — Preceding unsigned comment added by AboutABoyFan (talkcontribs) 06:22, 17 March 2014 (UTC)

Businesses and organizations in Second Life[edit]

Do you think Businesses and organizations in Second Life could be unprotected? Jackmcbarn (talk) 01:42, 20 March 2014 (UTC)

Head joints of recorders etc[edit]

There are two articles covering the recorder: the original Recorder (musical instrument) and Recorder (educational uses). They have recently been split to move (mis)using the recorder as a whistle, noise maker resonant cavity etc away from the more "serious" use as a developed instrument. When IP:93.202.101.183 moved the entry under whistle to refer to the latter he was correct, your reversion has returned it to point to a non-existent section. I was going to revert you, but I see that you are an administrator. Perhaps you would care to review the situation? As an ordinary, somewhat junior, editor I'm not going to object if you are planning to overrule the page split, but I feel the link should correctly reflect the situation as it exists. Regards, Martin of Sheffield (talk) 17:15, 23 March 2014 (UTC)

  • I could swear that I had already reverted myself ... I have done it now. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 17:19, 23 March 2014 (UTC)
Thanks. Martin of Sheffield (talk) 17:22, 23 March 2014 (UTC)

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Cubedmass — Preceding unsigned comment added by Cubedmass (talkcontribs) 21:49, 5 April 2014 (UTC)

Compound mathematics. You are correct. every piece of knowledge each individual thinks is glenned from other individuals, your attitude or policy denies new knowledge. your thinking is very conservative and that only increases the knowledge because of experience of a very few aristocrats or academics. --Cubedmass 21:46, 5 April 2014 (UTC) The knowledge today will not be the Knowledge of tomorrow yes the fundamental rules / laws will remain intact. however the interpretation will change. do you think the boson is quantum you are wrong if you are that fixed in your thinking. do you think the universe is the end of everything. The one advantage knowledge has it is not controlled by the view of obsession --Cubedmass 21:46, 5 April 2014 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Cubedmass (talkcontribs)

Superscripts in numbers[edit]

Sorry.--Exasperation115 (talk) 20:37, 6 April 2014 (UTC)

Umberto vitiello[edit]

A tag has been placed on Umberto vitiello, requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under the criteria for speedy deletion, because it is a redirect to a nonexistent page, or a redirect loop.

If you can fix this redirect to point to an existing Wikipedia page, please do so and remove the speedy deletion tag. However, please do not remove the speedy deletion tag unless you also fix the redirect. Feel free to leave a note on my talk page if you have any questions about this. UpEpSilon (talk) 11:31, 8 April 2014 (UTC)

Possible solutions fighting against HIV (to be deleted if you are having or getting HIV ?)[edit]

Likely you are not knowing if that is working like myself with some but not best expert knowledge but maybe anybody can say in WP if possible or maybe anything done already like finding also by myself predicted never changing like HIV cover CD-4 receptor. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 79.220.100.81 (talk) 16:05, 12 April 2014 (UTC)

Are you a troll in Hungarians article?[edit]

Are you a troll? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 31.46.94.66 (talk) 16:10, 12 April 2014 (UTC)

Kammavar naidu, Poovadar Kulam[edit]

I am just letting you know that you tagged this page for refimprove, but this page is about person or community. Infact if you check Rajmohan Naidu creator of the page, he created the page which perfectly belongs to the user. It lies under CSD and I have tagged it under WP:A7 and WP:G11 if you don't mind. A.Minkowiski _Lets t@lk 16:57, 12 April 2014 (UTC)

Df Chart[edit]

It's none of your business. <3 — Preceding unsigned comment added by Diggydzz (talkcontribs) 04:28, 19 April 2014 (UTC)

k[edit]

idc. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Diggydzz (talkcontribs) 04:43, 19 April 2014 (UTC)

Oh good golly...thanks for correcting that![edit]

I established an errantly named archive for "Talk page:Zapruder film". Thanks for fixing my mistake! I've been finding various issues today with someone who's editing articles mainly about Presidential assassinations and Titanic-related subjects, working from the IP family of 92.15.1xx.xxx... my brain cells must have gotten somewhat confused. Shearonink (talk) 05:13, 19 April 2014 (UTC)

FYI[edit]

I thought you would be interested in this report that I just declined: [9]. Regards, Newyorkbrad (talk) 00:41, 22 April 2014 (UTC)

Reversed topic I deleted in error. Thanks.[edit]

Hi Mike,

I accidentally deleted an article on Cynthia Carlson that I had written. I thought I was deleting a copy of it that I had in my Sandbox which was where I created it. Can you help me out a bit more with emptying my Sandbox? Thanks, Mursimon (talk) 21:48, 25 April 2014 (UTC)

Thanks (for what?)[edit]

Many Thanks Cubedmass 00:06, 26 April 2014 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Cubedmass (talkcontribs)

Help[edit]

mike,please help me.

i have history knowledge but i don't have english and computer knowledge. please help me to teach me how to contribute to the writtings. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 99.33.211.25 (talk) 03:44, 23 April 2014 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

Barnstar of Humour Hires.png The Barnstar of Good Humor
I saw your username pop up the other day. I always appreciate a good play on words. Calidum 03:30, 29 April 2014 (UTC)

Unprot[edit]

Perhaps time to unprot Linus sebastian and Linus Sebastian? All the best: Rich Farmbrough11:17, 4 May 2014 (UTC).

Math isn't part of philosophy[edit]

why are you undoing my corrections?Shikamakiba Kuraimizu (talk) 17:54, 8 May 2014 (UTC)

"New" user[edit]

Hello. The newly created user AutomodileDealer (talk · contribs) started their career here by copying the entire content of Ford Motor Company to Ford, a redirect, then went straight to AfD, found an article nominated for deletion there (Kevin Harrington (entrepreneur)), and then blanked that article. Twice. So it's a) not a new user, and b) someone who seems intent on "having fun" here for a while... Thomas.W talk 16:30, 9 May 2014 (UTC)

Ecocapitalism[edit]

Hi, I see that you completed the page move a new user attempted from Eco-capitalism to Ecocapitalism, but is this renaming really a good idea? Search results prefer the hyphenated version far more than the unhyphenated. M. Caecilius (talk) 07:24, 10 May 2014 (UTC)

I Deleted a Page in Error[edit]

  • Hi Mike, On April 25, I had deleted a page in error (2 times) which you recovered very quickly. Thanks for the reversals!! At that time I was attempting to clear the data in my sandbox which was where I had written the text. I didn't realize that somehow my copy for editing in my sandbox had become the actual page when it was moved into a Wiki space. Do you have any advice that will prevent this from happening in the future? I see that I had asked almost the same question on April 25 for which you gave no response.
  • Also, I just discovered that on April 26, you had deleted my user page. I have been unable to determine why and what I am supposed to do now to recover this. Since you saw fit to delete my user talk page, it appears that, according to Wikipedia rules, you are supposed to tell me why it was deleted. SO I'll await a few days for response before I take other avenues of complaint.

Mursimon (talk) 18:33, 12 May 2014 (UTC)

  • (Just passing through:) No need to complain: the page was deleted as an "abandoned draft"--a user page is not the place for such content, and it hadn't been worked on in quite a while. Mike Rosoft noted that the article already exists, at Cynthia Carlson. Thank you, Drmies (talk) 19:33, 12 May 2014 (UTC)
  • OK, I won't question this any further because I don't know or understand the specific uses for each of the defined users' pages. I had simply decided that my user page was a good place to store the most recent version of my work because I had seen other people whose editing work had been deleted as unacceptable and they expressed concern that they didn't know how to recover their work. I also just saw and removed the redirection code on my sandbox page. I have no idea how that code got there and since I read that the sandbox was the place that work could be done on articles, I assumed that it was my space and not the actual Wiki article. I found out how to re-create my user page and did so. So I assume that all things are back to normal for me. Thanks for your patience. Murray Mursimon (talk) 15:36, 13 May 2014 (UTC)
  • Mursimon, part of the problem is that user pages that look like articles don't look like user pages, and are sometimes tagged as WP:FAKEARTICLE. Best thing to do (always), is to create a subpage, like User:Mursimon/draft or something like that. A sandbox, if you will. Then, when a draft is ready to go live, you simply move it (not copy and paste, but Move) to article space, which preserves the entire history, and that's always a good thing. Following that procedure also prevents administrative problems, so to speak. Happy editing, Drmies (talk) 15:41, 13 May 2014 (UTC)

Altimgamr sock[edit]

Thank you for blocking User:BMW M4. I listed him at Wikipedia:Sockpuppet investigations/Altimgamr. Thanks, Bahooka (talk) 05:54, 18 May 2014 (UTC)

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Thanks[edit]

Not really for much. This edit was clearly unconstructive and disruptive (as well as the same edits before it) and I don't believe their intention was to benefit the encyclopedia, but rather compromise its integrity by adding politically fuelled statements, in the lead, in a sarcastic fashion, for everybody to see. I support gun control too, but that is irrelevant. Regards, —MelbourneStartalk 09:03, 25 May 2014 (UTC)

  • I think the edit was caused by complete ignorance of how Wikipedia works, rather than outright malice. In any case, he now stopped editing altogether. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 17:29, 1 June 2014 (UTC)

Request for comment[edit]

Hello there, a proposal regarding pre-adminship review has been raised at Village pump by Anna Frodesiak. Your comments here is very much appreciated. Many thanks. Jim Carter through MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 06:47, 28 May 2014 (UTC)

Flag guy[edit]

Do you think he knew you? Dougweller (talk) 17:16, 1 June 2014 (UTC)

Ok, just being a pain, or maybe a sock you've encountered before. Dougweller (talk) 17:51, 1 June 2014 (UTC)

More Flags[edit]

Hi, Mike. Isn't it customary to put a block notice on the blockee's talk page, too? --71.178.50.222 (talk) 19:41, 1 June 2014 (UTC)

Street blogging[edit]

Hi, I noticed you speedily deleted the article "Street blogging" under WP:CSD#G11. The article has been recreated, 5 minutes after your recent deletion. Thought I'd let you know. Best, Mz7 (talk) 19:30, 4 June 2014 (UTC)

Berliner Tageszeitung[edit]

Thanks for protection of the Article. I support the request for backup of the current version of Article Berliner Tageszeitung. I support also the blocking of the IP 122.161.203.149 because of malignant cowardly Defamation IrynaGruschwytsch (talk) 20:38, 21 June 2014 (UTC)

Restored Zombeavers[edit]

Hey, I restored the article for Zombeavers as I was the person who created it and I didn't really ever request deletion or blank the page. I'm not sure why CurelSchoolooljuel54321 decided to blank the page, but it looks like it was a case of vandalism since it seems like it was done after their other pages were tagged for deletion in various formats. I want to assume good faith, but I have a strong feeling that it was done out of spite because their pages were tagged. Just thought I'd give you a head's up. The only non-maintenance type edits to the article (other than the blanking) have mostly been myself and the film's director. (He was very up front about his COI and his edits were just cleanup and some minor clarification on details I'd gotten incorrect.) Tokyogirl79 (。◕‿◕。) 03:44, 30 June 2014 (UTC)

  • Eh, it's all good. It looks like it was an easy thing to mistake due to the amount of pages the user created and blanked. Tokyogirl79 (。◕‿◕。) 08:50, 2 July 2014 (UTC)

Postmodernism[edit]

Hey, the page I tagged for deletion and you deleted, Postmodernism Building in Malaysia, has been made again. It doesn't look much better than the first, but is there anything that can be done? Staglit (talk) 18:58, 2 July 2014 (UTC) (P.S. Leave a message on My Talk Page, I never look at my watchlist) Thanks!

User talk:TANUJ94[edit]

The user doesn't seem to listen and keeps reverting to their preferred version. On another article, I also see them remove content without any explanation. Could you take some action?  LeoFrank  Talk 15:34, 5 July 2014 (UTC)

pages[edit]

Hi, I just wanted to let you know that the page Kayla Servi is real, it is an actress on Nickelodeon. Please stop posting that it is a user page, which it is not. (JasmineLoves111 (talk)) — Preceding undated comment added 21:38, 6 July 2014 (UTC)

I took it to AfD and the edit conflict removed your BLP PROD. Sorry. Eeekster (talk) 21:48, 6 July 2014 (UTC)


Atheist/Agnostic[edit]

Hi, I just wanted to let you know that it doesn't matter if it is None (agnostic) or Agnosticism. They are both the same. Go look at Salvador Allende or Michelle Bachelet it says Agnosticism. I do not want to go into an edit conflict. — Preceding unsigned comment added by SocialistDemocrat100 (talkcontribs) 21:59, 6 July 2014 (UTC)

(talk page stalker) @SocialistDemocrat100: You're correct, so why are you making all these unnecessary changes ? Mlpearc (open channel) 22:03, 6 July 2014 (UTC)
Another (talk page stalker). Religion: Agnosticism is incorrect, as agnosticism is not a religion. Religion: None (agnostic) is correct. The two statements are different. Ghmyrtle (talk) 22:07, 6 July 2014 (UTC)
(talk page stalker) @Mlpearc:The format Religion: Agnosticism is correct. I doesn't matter and why are you making a big deal about it. SocialistDemocrat100
My apologizes to all, I mis-read and thought the changes were made to my comment. Mlpearc (open channel) 23:22, 6 July 2014 (UTC)

Mohonk Mountain House[edit]

About the edit in Mohonk Mountain House, the picture may show ceiling fan, but it is taken in Parlor. Is it still not acceptable? MohonkMH (talk) 22:38, 6 July 2014 (UTC)

Ryakin rip is back again[edit]

Hi, the same author has created Ryakin rip as an alternate to the other 2 pages you've speedied recently. Amortias (T)(C) 22:46, 6 July 2014 (UTC)

Spammy new vandal user[edit]

I had reported that User:MohonkMH ID at WP:UAA, but there's a backlog. I think a straight block is in order. Care to do the honors? Softlavender (talk) 00:24, 7 July 2014 (UTC) UPDATE: Never mind, already blocked now. Softlavender (talk)

A beer for you![edit]

Export hell seidel steiner.png Many thanks for removing vandalism from my talk page. Enjoy!! Denisarona (talk) 17:35, 11 July 2014 (UTC)

Mason Science College[edit]

Why are you mass-removing the word "Science" from mentions of the school? - Mike Rosoft (talk) 18:12, 20 July 2014 (UTC)

Because various publications from the time the college existed (1875-1898) show that it was normally referred to simply as 'Mason College' (these are available on the web if you need links). Also the college changed name in 1898 from Mason Science College to 'Mason University College' by Royal Charter, which it remained until 1900 when it became the University of Birmingham by royal charter. Naming it 'Mason College' removes the issue of whether to call it Mason Science College or Mason University College. Also the name Mason Science was an informal name as no Royal Charter existed until 1898 - in the deed setting it up it was called 'Sir Josiah Mason's College for Practical Science' and in other formal documents variations such as 'Sir Josiah Mason's College for Science'.'

User:Tapas for three[edit]

Hi, I noticed you'de hidden the edit-history of the pages on the page-history itself, do you know if its possible to remove them from the contributions log for the editor where the edit summaries are still visible? Amortias (T)(C) 19:12, 20 July 2014 (UTC)

  • Done. It is possible for administrators to separately hide the edit text and the edit summary; in case of this user, I have done the latter. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 19:23, 20 July 2014 (UTC)
  • Many thanks, I figured there must be a way to do it but unfortunatley I havnt quite got a total grasp on the range of things administrators can/cant do/do as standard in these cases(yet). Amortias (T)(C) 19:27, 20 July 2014 (UTC)

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Lohanthony[edit]

Hi Mike, you deleted an article, Lohanthony, in 2013 and it appears it has been SALT'ed too. Are you able to un-salt the title? There is an adequate draft at AfC which I moved to Anthony Quintal, intending to move it to Lohanthony and leave a redirect. It's in limbo at the moment! Sionk (talk) 22:03, 2 August 2014 (UTC)

why was my page deleted?[edit]

Hello , may I know why my page was deleted. there are no violation of copyrights and all information is correct and legit. --User:Cano Creations

Facebook syndrome[edit]

Hallo, Mike Facebook syndrome is a reality. It may be misunderstood as a joke but I like to mention it as an example http://www.yourtango.com/experts/allison-cohen-m-a-mft/facebook-syndrome-do-you-have-disease-expert You may see there some features that does not conform to any medical standard. If you do not keep this page in your site then I am going to publish it in another site but then I think you will not be able to call it a joke. It might appear as a new addition but it is important because it is the most important unrecognised health problem of the present day. I think you will be more realistic then before. The facebook syndrome might be added to www.alzheimerbd.com because of its enormous importance in causing depression and dementia. Our research is going on and you may find newer additions and implications of this new syndrome. As you have delete this page, I am not going to create this page again unless you clear your position. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Sharifneuro (talkcontribs) 18:46, 7 August 2014 (UTC)

  • I hope that you are aware that the article you want to use as a reference is half-serious, half-joking. On the other hand, I agree that your article wasn't a joke page; rather, it was scaremongering. In any case, Wikipedia does not serve for you to write on what you believe to be the world's ills, and Wikipedia articles are not opinion pieces; they need to be written in a neutral and factual manner, and need to be verifiable by means of reliable sources (and the reference must actually support the claim made in the article; needless to say, Wikipedia can't recursively reference itself). Original research and synthesis is outside the scope of Wikipedia. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 19:46, 7 August 2014 (UTC)

Dear Mike, I like to add three more sites just to support my point that Wikipedia should speak something about FBS. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/8235302/Facebook-generation-suffer-information-withdrawal-syndrome.html http://www.apiindia.org/medicine_update_2013/chap152.pdf http://socialtimes.com/facebook-addiction-disorder-the-6-symptoms-of-f-a-d_b60403 — Preceding unsigned comment added by Sharifneuro (talkcontribs) 21:43, 7 August 2014 (UTC)

  • The problem is that while your references do mention "Facebook addiction disorder" or the like, they don't actually support claims made in your article. Also, Wikipedia already has the article Internet addiction disorder. - Mike Rosoft (talk) 04:28, 8 August 2014 (UTC)

Newbie needs help[edit]

Hey there, I'm fairly new on Wikipedia, and found a company which I interned for during university in the suggested articles list. Have been working on a draft for the past few days. I did an advanced search of the company name today and realized that there has been more that one attempt to get the page up earlier. You had deleted one of the pages created earlier. Could you possibly look at my current draft, so that I don't repeat the mistakes made earlier? You are evidently an extremely experienced member of the community, so I figured that it would helpful to chat with you regarding this. Do have a look at Draft: SoftAge Information Technology Limited when you can. Cheers PankajVer (talk) 08:52, 19 August 2014 (UTC)

New Page Patrol[edit]

Hi Mike. I noticed you patrolled and tagged Gradely for attention but you did not leave any messages for the creator. This article may or may not be appropriate for en.Wiki but it is a serious creation by a good faith editor. We need to retain editors of this calibre for Wikimedia projects, so for patrolling perhaps you could consider using the Special:NewPagesFeed and its Curation Toolbar features - especially the one that lets you leave a friendly message for the author. Cheers, Kudpung กุดผึ้ง (talk) 15:02, 24 August 2014 (UTC)

Czech art[edit]

Hi Mike, I gather from your user page, that you are native English speaker, born in Prague, interested in Czech culture (List of nat. cultural monuments). I am author and coordinator of the WikiProject Knihovna umění (Art Library) in cz:Wikipedia, but my principal goal is presenting Czech art in English Wikipedia - both artists and art jewels from the collections of galleries. Would you, please, help us with translations from Czech or with proof-reading of articles in English, or (better) to address wikipedians who might be willing to participate? Thank you. --NoJin (talk) 11:01, 26 August 2014 (UTC)

Tupolev Tu-4 reverted?[edit]

The Tupolev Tu-4's current Payload is wrong, being only 2,205lbs, I did the math, and the Bomb load for the Tupolev Tu-4 is: 13,227 instead of 2,205lbs, care to let me know why it was edited back to the wrong information? DemarticusStone (talk) 17:19, 27 August 2014 (UTC)


Edit: Yes, that may be, but most if you look at Bomber's like the B-17, it shows how much the entire payload weighs in at, not how much each bomb weighs.