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Still Active, Just Might Have a Few Days In Bed[edit]

DYK request[edit]

Panyd, may I make a request? Can you please hold off selecting pictures for upcoming prep sets until you're ready to start filling them? One of the fun parts of building sets is to select that lead, pictured hook, and you've currently got the last three leads locked up while still working on filling the first set. Thanks. BlueMoonset (talk) 23:06, 17 April 2013 (UTC)

I don't work on sets, I work on entries. Those four pictures are varied, and passed, and need putting up. Same with the hooks. For example, I'll put up 3 sports ones, but I'll put them in three prep areas so there's only one sports entry in each prep area.
My main aim is to make the nominations page less cluttered. And putting up entries as fast as is reasonable allows a wider audience to review them for a third time.
Does that perspective make sense? I'm sure I'm not the only one who finds putting it together like a mechanic fun. But I also think it's practical.
I remembered what you said last time about me doing all of the preps, so unless every queue ever is empty, I make a point of not hanging about all the time. I thought that was a good compromise? PanydThe muffin is not subtle 23:41, 17 April 2013 (UTC)
As an outsider simply lurking, I also think it is not so good to be pre-populating the prep areas with picture hooks alone. I think they should be considered as part of each set as a whole. However, I do agree that to spread three sports articles into three different areas is a worthwhile thing to do. So far as I know, though I am not going to get involved in this sort of thing myself, there is no reason why someone shouldn't displace a picture hook previously placed in a prep area if they think it would improve matters. It might seem rather pushy but frankly pre-empting the first hooks seems rather pushy too. Anyway, to both of you and everyone else involved, thank you for keeping the DYK show on the road. I often look there to see what is happening and yesterday on my first attempt at a review I stumbled on a terrific article![1] Thincat (talk) 10:52, 18 April 2013 (UTC)
I'm waiting for BlueMoonset on this, but to me images work just like hooks. You wont put 2 people images in a row, even if there are two passed entries one after the other. I don't see it as any different from any other hook, except for the fact that there are colours involved. But like I said above, I'm just looking to see if we're ok with that being a compromise. I guess I'm just upset at the idea that I have to never put anything together in my own way, and I don't know if this is representative of a general feeling (obliviousness is a forte). It's not something to stamp your feet and wail about, but given that it's not breaking any rules and that I'm not hanging about all the time, it is a little upsetting. I would not want to be pushy by any means. I just want to have fun, just like the people who fill a complete prep area, in one go, by themselves want to have fun!
Anyway, BlueMoonset, take it away! PanydThe muffin is not subtle 13:58, 18 April 2013 (UTC)
I agree with BlueMoonset on this issue. While it may not be your intention, filling the image slots of all free prep areas comes across as marking your territory. It also defeats your stated goal of "putting up entries as fast as is reasonable allows a wider audience to review them for a third time" by discouraging others from using those same prep areas. Potential promoters are instead waiting for you to come back and finish the job you started. Besides, you move more entries by promoting a complete set of 6-8 hooks into a single prep area instead of filling only 4 image slots. As to only working on entries, you should realize that this is a minority point of view. This is because DYK needs complete sets, and not randomly selected entries, for the queues. The prep area(s) were even created for the purpose of allowing non-admins the opportunity to build complete sets ready to be promoted to the Main page (Wikipedia talk:Did you know/Archive 15#Radical (may be not) proposal for getting more DYK updaters). --Allen3 talk 14:40, 18 April 2013 (UTC)
'You should realise' is definitely not something that applies over here, with regards to almost anything. Honestly, I think filling an entire prep-queue at once by yourself is marking your territory (god, has it come to this? we're not 12) on a massive scale. We are working on a collaborative encyclopedia ... collaborative. The idea that someone should wait for me to return to finish the prep area is ridiculous, and if that's the overriding feeling that other people have we should be actively discouraging it, because it's simply not true.
They're not random entries. They're carefully curated to ensure they're the best set. One sports, one biography, one war (assuming it's not a biography), one arts etc. I don't just throw things at the wall and hope it sticks.
I love DYK. I find putting entries in prep areas to be a very zen process. I hate this. Every time. If the DYK community would open their hearts a little bit, assume good faith and actually think about what the other person is doing, then the DYK quagmire would probably not be as bad as it is.
The prep areas and the queues are empty a shameful amount of times. I speculate whether or not this is because people feel they have to wait for someone to fill an entire queue on their own before anything can get done (and that is this-conversation conjecture, could it be?). I try and help.
Help! You hear me! I try and make things better and collaborate with people! Like someone who isn't a dick!
Sigh - I haven't been this upset on Wikipedia since people thought I didn't exist. AGF people. Assume I have a brain. Please. There's no such thing as territory on this encyclopedia. Don't accuse anyone else of that rubbish. PanydThe muffin is not subtle 16:12, 18 April 2013 (UTC)
I'm sorry I was so long in getting back. I certainly meant to assume good faith: what I was hoping to do was point out the other perspective from your colleagues who also like to build sets, and what they like to do. I don't think of it in terms of territory, and certainly didn't mean to upset anyone. We all have different approaches to how we like to build sets, and how we view the process. My point in starting this thread is that the picture hooks are special: locking up all four at once discourages other people from building sets (it took quite a long while for the other three sets to get filled). I'm one who likes to build an entire set, and tries to curate them with care, though I will fill in missing hooks if a set is half done—or missing one or two to be complete—before I go on to building one of my own. But it's discouraging when someone has filled in all the lead slots: I'm not free to choose an image I think is good because someone else has decided for me, whether I happen to like that image or not. (And, sometimes, I don't, or sometimes it's a good image but there's one I think would have been even better.) It's easier to work around a non-lead hook such as those three sports hooks spread across three prep sets, because I feel I have the freedom to move it up or down a slot or two so I can fit it in with the other hooks I'm assembling.
The prep set is a useful unit. Until a set is full, it can't be promoted, so there's been a certain amount of training to at least get a good start on filling a set, so it's that much closer to being ready. This is especially true during lean times, of which there have been many, when the queues are nearly empty and only a couple of prep sets were getting done at any one time: the goal was to try to finish off prep sets if at all possible. I'm not a fan of promoting prep to queue so quickly: like you, I think it's good to have time for the non-admin community to fix things up before they go to the queue and are only available to a small group of admin regulars.
There's courtesy involved when many people are involved in this kind of process, and could be working at the same time you are. I happen to think it's courteous, if someone has started building a set, to hold back and see whether they are going to finish before making any insertions of my own. There's nothing more frustrating than running into an edit conflict because someone else has decided to add (or correct) at the same time you're adding: it's why I've taken to employing the "Inuse" template, but not everyone does this, so I'll hold back because I've been on the wrong end of too many edit conflicts and know how it feels. (There's also the practical issue of having two people, preparing separate sets, trying to promote the same hook at about the same time. I'm extra careful when I find I'm in that situation.)
It seems to me that the nominations page (T:TDYK) is going to be cluttered regardless. It's nice to promote the ones from the oldest dates first, if they otherwise fit, because it works to reduce the number of active dates still being used. I also try to use hooks that were approved the longest ago, because it's not fair to the nominators to have to wait a week and more for the hooks to be promoted post-approval. But when juggling all the other variables, it sometimes isn't possible. Incidentally, I wanted to point out one thing about your examples above: neither bios nor U.S. hooks are subject to the one-only-per-set limit (two if exceptional circumstances): given the numbers of hook submissions, the limits on both are no more than half of the set. So in a seven-hook set like we have now, there can be as many as three bios and three U.S. hooks—a U.S. bio would count toward both limits. Given the number of bios and U.S. hooks, limiting to one of each isn't practical, as we'd end up with an overabundance. There was a period where we were regularly allowing two sports hooks, too, due to oversupply. (And don't get me started about the Olympics!) BlueMoonset (talk) 00:42, 20 April 2013 (UTC)

Pearlin Jean[edit]

Hi Panyd, I've just done the review of you DYK nomination for Pearlin Jean - what a fascinating little article! When I was doing the review I found that the first two books you have used as references are actually available online, hence me not having to use the AGF tick. I didn't like to just go in and amend the refs to include the online version as the page numbers appear to be the same for the Henderson book but at a quick glance not for the Lang reference. Maybe you would like to have a look yourself? They are here [2] and here [3]. Sorry, I don't mean to be cheeky and hope this doesn't read that way, it's always so difficult to try and convey the right message when just typing into a computer! Thanks. SagaciousPhil - Chat 17:03, 18 April 2013 (UTC)

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DYK for Pearlin Jean[edit]

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Granvilleautomatic[edit]

I just unblocked them to allow a username change. I defer to your administrative judgement on the original block, but speaking for myself I wouldn't have blocked it on sight, not without any edits to suggest whether or not they intended to edit promotionally (people do pick names that sound corporate or whatever not because they're editing on those entities' behalf but, sometimes, because they want to make ironic or playful use of them). Daniel Case (talk) 16:53, 10 May 2013 (UTC)

The muffin is not subtle[edit]

My local shipping mall is full of posters of a woman wearing nothing but panty hose and holding a muffin, with the slogan: "This muffin is going down". (Only women understand what this is about.) Whenever I see it I am reminded of your signature, and vice versa. Hawkeye7 (talk) 01:08, 13 May 2013 (UTC)

I swear this place gets weirder every day. PanydThe muffin is not subtle 19:58, 6 July 2013 (UTC)
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Spongebro thing[edit]

But that information about SpongeBro DrinkerPants is real. They're also making a kids version of the Simpsons called Simpsons Kids which is gonna air on an upcoming Fox Kids channel in April next year when the channel launches. StarfishWalkofFame (talk) 22:18, 13 July 2013 (UTC)

Ok. Well, I don't believe you. But if you prove it then more power to you! You can lock and load. PanydThe muffin is not subtle 00:10, 14 July 2013 (UTC)

July 2013[edit]

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Heads up[edit]

[4]. I consider this directed personally at me, IRWolfie- (talk) 21:58, 23 July 2013 (UTC)

I was referring to two editors, not one. The discussion at this point was getting heated and must be seen in context. I believe one new editor to the page, SoftLavender was being intimidated and has since left the discussion. Since the subject of the article, Zane Stein is also contributing to the talk page, I felt that some of the comments were unnecessarily insulting to him such as (incorrectly) describing his book sales as 'abysmal' and later describing his colleagues as 'clowns'. [5]. As I responded to IRWolfie at the time, I will try to keep on topic. Kooky2 (talk) 00:00, 25 July 2013 (UTC)
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RE:[edit]

That was a long time ago I made that. It's before I knew all of the evidence and stuff that Trayvon was a delinquent. I'm proud George was acquitted, and I'd like that template to be deleted, since it doesn't represent any of my opinions. Thank you. I had thought of that template a few weeks ago, and your message caused me to respond right back. Atum World There's an Acadia for that too! 03:03, 26 July 2013 (UTC)

Hey, I'm pretty sure I'm the one who deleted it already. Given the content of the userbox it seemed like a good idea to let you know how to help if you still felt justice had not been done during the trial. It's all gone now though. PanydThe muffin is not subtle 11:25, 26 July 2013 (UTC)
Note: I re-added a closing <small> tag to your comment. Sorry for interrupting. ~ Matthewrbowker Make a comment! 02:47, 15 September 2013 (UTC)

Restoration1[edit]

Hi Panyd,

I'm having trouble moving my sandbox to a live article on Wikipedia. My article is on Restoration1 and I know you've said "I don't think this one is beyond saving." Restoration1 is a huge franchise on the East Coast.

Here is a link to my sandbox: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:StaceyWriter/sandbox

Thanks for your help! StaceyWriter (talk) 07:56, 6 August 2013 (UTC)

Kirwani[edit]

Hi,

You had deleted Kirwani on 17th November, 2012. Can you please give me the content so that I can work on it again to make it proper with references? Please restore the content to User:VasuVR/Kirwani. Thanks.

VasuVR (talk, contribs) 09:45, 1 September 2013 (UTC)

OTRS[edit]

Hi Panyd. I am an OTRS agent, but I took a break in June, intended to be short, but turned out to be longer. In the meantime, there's new software, and I've managed to forget some stuff, so apologies if this sounds like a newbie question.

There is an FA review of an article, using File:Gordon Highlander steam locomotive.jpg this image. There is no OTRS ticket on the image, so I was asked to look into it.

I see the permission statement at 2012100510006185, but you closed that with the notation "Already been done".

I would like to process the permission - but I wondered if there is something I'm not understanding.--SPhilbrick(Talk) 14:06, 14 September 2013 (UTC)

Never mind, I figured it out.--SPhilbrick(Talk) 15:58, 14 September 2013 (UTC)
Old School! - Yeah, I can see why you wanted to stick the tag on. I should have done that. Nice to see where images end up! PanydThe muffin is not subtle 14:34, 15 September 2013 (UTC)
Yes, it is a nice image. I think what happened is that it was in the photosubmissions queue. I work that queue on and off. In this case, the task seems like uploading the image, and when you saw the image was there, good news, done. Just a guess, and not important to figure it out, I just got nervous, and didn't want to just slap a tag on if there was some reason not to. They did remove it from the article, but put it back, and it looks like a fine article. --SPhilbrick(Talk) 21:30, 15 September 2013 (UTC)

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Very belated Congrats on RfA[edit]

I just noticed you made admin. Congrats. I was someone who opposed you at your first RfA specifically because of your medical conditions and the uncertainty that cast at the time. I've reflected on that RfA vote over the years from time to time and I happened to think of it again today. I'm glad you were able to demonstrate to the community that it wouldn't be a problem, and I'm happy you made it (completely unopposed even!). I didn't catch your second RfA, but I would have supported you in it. Gigs (talk) 19:39, 11 December 2013 (UTC)

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Thank you for deleting Bishop Derek LS Jones for me. I'm not 'savvy' on everything wiki and didn't realize when we changed the name of the article that the old article remained. V/R ChaplainLoo (talk) 19:40, 27 January 2014 (UTC)ChaplainLoo

My Edits of Vic Tandy[edit]

Hello Panyd the edits I have made is based on archived material on Vic Tandy (Who I Knew) held by the Warwick and Leamington Magic Society. The information was taken from their (bulletin no 57) I left out the cause of death out of respect for his family. Vic was interested in traditional conjuring used by stage magicians. He felt it helped him with his research.

Panyd Comments:-

Hey, I have reverted your edits again. If you could please refrain from editing this again until this is settled, this would avoid either of us breaking any rules.
As I have said, I am more than willing to accommodate this information - in fact I have added the death date to the infobox, so that your new information is available! However, as previously stated, a newsletter from a minor organisation does not qualify as a reliable source. Neither does ringing up the organisating myself. You stated in your original edit that your information was backed up by multiple sources. I think everybody would be happy if an adequate reliable source was provided. PanydThe muffin is not subtle 00:35, 12 February 2014 (UTC)

My response to your comments:-

Warwick and Leamington Magic Society. is not a minor organisation. And neither is the Coventry Magic Circle which he also frequented.

No I think you would rather the it not be known that Vic Tandy was sceptical of the paranormal and more a debunker than a researcher.

The information I supplied is verifiable by the organisations mentioned.

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Opinion requested on another user[edit]

Panyd, due to your personal experiences in matters of this nature, I'd like to get your opinion on a particular user who may, or may not, be ill. The user's name is the word "Lonely" and then the word "Laura", put together with no spaces, and I'm specifically not typing the actual name because the current notifications system tells one whenever one's username has been mentioned -- and if the user actually is ill, then she might find it unpleasant to learn that she is being discussed.

So, from her userpage and her edits to articles such as Mazikeen, do you think that this user is ill? And if so, do you think that she should be blocked from further editing for her own good? DS (talk) 23:57, 24 February 2014 (UTC)

Re:Template:Did you know nominations/The Idolmaster 2‎[edit]

Hi Panyd, thanks for taking your time and promoting my DYK nom and moving it to the prep area! I just wanted to point out that the hook is intended for April Fools and is listed there in the April Fools DYK page. Would you be able to revert the promotion and hold it until then? Thank you! -- クラウド668 22:44, 25 March 2014 (UTC)

I can certainly do that! You have my apologies. I generally stay far, far away, but unfortunately the entire queue was empty until Victuallers and then I went at it. Thanks for pointing it out. PanydThe muffin is not subtle 22:46, 25 March 2014 (UTC)

Duff picture[edit]

Hi, I'm just wondering why you swapped the images. The new one is hardly intelligible even at full size. -- Ohc ¡digame! 09:00, 26 March 2014 (UTC)

I did, indeed, move it. My apologies for the issue. The DYK MOS stated that you shouldn't have the same type of image in one queue after another. I've been scolded before about filling prep areas in one go before but this is ridiculous. It's no excuse for a substandard image but there's hardly anything available. It's amazing and somewhat nonsensical. I'm hesitant to even review anything given the pounding the noms are getting right now. PanydThe muffin is not subtle 10:32, 26 March 2014 (UTC)
It's the third in a series of pictures of the place. I'll ask the editor of they have another picture of the subject. Though this one did pass. PanydThe muffin is not subtle 10:38, 26 March 2014 (UTC)

Demon Cat[edit]

You are invited to join the discussion at Demon Cat. I am playing with something, yes it is bad enough to talk to myself. PanydThe muffin is not subtle 15:47, 30 March 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Alpha-gal allergy[edit]

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A kitten for you![edit]

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Thank you for updating my Nyongo Society article. It is very much appreciated. A thousand thanks.

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Rogation Days[edit]

Please see my reply to you under 'Custom carried by Slave Holders' on the Talk section of this article. Robocon1 (talk) 16:09, 21 April 2014 (UTC)

User:Miguel1369/sandbox[edit]

Hi. You declined the speedy deletion request on User:Miguel1369/sandbox. Note that this editor has previously had their sand box (and user page) deleted for WP:NOTWEBHOST. Regards. -- Whpq (talk) 18:02, 21 April 2014 (UTC)

I know. The person has a tenuous relationship with not being a dick - but the only thing they seem to edit is those Bad Girls articles, and it's usually tables. I don't want to discourage them in the one thing they appear to be doing in good faith. PanydThe muffin is not subtle 18:11, 21 April 2014 (UTC)

5pm[edit]

Good Day,

One of the sources I use on Wikipedia is the list of PM software: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_project_management_software

I found it very useful when I have to give recommendations to our clients and I used it over the years. But going though it another day I noticed that 5pm is not on the list, and it has been there for years now. I looked into it and it looks like you deleted it: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5pm

As I understand, a discredited editor added some edits to it in the near past. Is that was causes an existing article on Wikipedia to be deleted?

The article on 5pm was not created by the person you mentioned. In fact, according to Wikipedia, this article was there at least since 2006 (which makes sense since 5pm has been around for some time).

Since the discredited person made edits to an existing established article, does it make sense to just revert the changes that person made? And then give the possibility to others to edit the article according to Wikipedia standards (It looks like the article needed improvements).

Could you please take another look at it? Thank you for your time.

75.186.87.227 (talk) 20:24, 22 April 2014 (UTC)

Hi there!
Unfortunately I cannot consider reinstating the article as it was. That doesn't mean that there can't be an article on this subject, but the issues were too numerous in the other versions of this article to reinstate it. The article was first deleted as unambiguous advertising, but was then reinstated with the promise to fix these issues. The article was then reviewed by other editors who tagged it as having notability issues (for which it was deleted in 2009), as well as issues with neutrality.
As for the last deletion, which was mine - unfortunately we cannot keep articles made by banned users. The editor who created the overwhelming bulk of this article was a gentleman being paid for his edits which he used to promote businesses. Though we do lose a lot of content to these practices, banning or blocking people would be meaningless if we did not stop their contributing to the project.
However, if you think this would be a good subject for an article, I would highly recommend going to our article wizard, which will take you through all the steps you need to create a good article, and you get extra feedback to help you improve!
Good luck, and I am sorry I couldn't be of more help this time. PanydThe muffin is not subtle 20:43, 22 April 2014 (UTC)

Melanie Specht[edit]

Thanks for your support.Chandana Jayasinghe(Sri Lanka) (talk) 18:46, 24 April 2014 (UTC)

I have expanded the above article and submitted for review.Chandana Jayasinghe(Sri Lanka) (talk) 12:49, 4 May 2014 (UTC)
That's brilliant! The only thing I would say is that the image you have put in the article may get deleted as there's no proof it was submitted by the author of the work. I suggest emailing permissions@wikimedia.org to let them know if you do have permissions for the photo. You should click on the submit button at the top. You may need to make a few changes, but users will talk you through it. So glad you decided to stick it out. PanydThe muffin is not subtle 12:58, 4 May 2014 (UTC)
Thanks. I will request the author of the work to send the permission to wikimedia.Chandana Jayasinghe(Sri Lanka) (talk) 13:12, 4 May 2014 (UTC)

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Special:Contributions/189.189.56.162[edit]

Can you please block him? He did genre warring and I think he is Special:Contributions/Andrewbf's IP address. 183.171.178.112 (talk) 13:58, 27 April 2014 (UTC)

Ok. I'd love to help you, but I'm coming in blind here. I can't establish a pattern on who Andrewbf is right this second because I have no idea who their other accounts are supposed to be. The IP hasn't been given the appropriate number of warnings to be blocked, and they've done nothing today. I've asked the admin who blocked Andrewbf if I can see what's going on there, but I can't block them right now. PanydThe muffin is not subtle 14:12, 27 April 2014 (UTC)

Charles Honorton[edit]

Check the talk-page for this article where I have commented. You seem to have added some text a few years ago about one of Bem and Honorton's papers "was ill-conceived and ignored basic rules of mathematics", but this was not in the sources that you cited, and I can't find any other references that use these words. This came to my attention from this blog post [6], the person commenting there is a banned Wikipedia user who has a history of promoting pseudoscience, he watches over all the paranormal and parapsychology articles daily and tries to find errors, he then likes to write libel on various blogs and forums about Wikipedia, but in this case he is correct, an error or mistake had been made. This is not a major issue because it's well known that Bem and Honorton's meta-analysis did contain errors (see Ray Hyman and Richard Wiseman's papers) but the references you used were wrong. I am guessing it was a mistake, the problem is that the mistake was left on Honorton's article for over two years. I have corrected it. Regards. Goblin Face (talk) 02:21, 8 May 2014 (UTC)

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Good call. User warned? Sfan00 IMG (talk) 19:11, 16 May 2014 (UTC)

They looked like a good editor! I AGF but also gave them a warning. Then I saw that they hadn't logged on since 2008. So they were just resurrecting it to vandalise. I am sad. PanydThe muffin is not subtle 19:14, 16 May 2014 (UTC)
I suspected a 'compromised' account, the vandal edits being out of character.Sfan00 IMG (talk) 19:25, 16 May 2014 (UTC)

Thanks![edit]

Thanks, I appreciate that! :) Valoem talk contrib 19:15, 18 May 2014 (UTC)

Hello Panyd, I think you confused me with Valoem Face-smile.svg Jim Carter (talk) 07:15, 28 May 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) 06:46, 28 May 2014 (UTC)

I do not recall, nor can I find evidence of, any participation in that discussion. Having said that, it's always nice to have a happy message. PanydThe muffin is not subtle 06:49, 28 May 2014 (UTC)

== Hi from Wil

Hi, Panyd, I'm not all official like the guy above me here, but I'd still like your comment on something. I've been trying to figure out what's going on with the declining numbers of very active editors, and I decided to try a novel technique: I'd just go around and ask them. You seem to have dropped off in activity, but it looks like you may have been sick. :( I hope you feel better soon. In any case, if you'd like to drop by my talk page and tell me a bit about what your Wikipedia experience has been like, feel free to pay me a visit. I'd be much obliged. — Preceding undated comment added 05:06, 8 June 2014 (UTC)

A cheeseburger for you![edit]

Cheeseburger.png Thank you for your even-handed assistance and not handing me a boomerang. Walter Görlitz (talk) 20:46, 5 July 2014 (UTC)

IP block a bit drastic[edit]

Hi Panyd. I believe your finger may have slipped on the drop-down menu when you blocked 92.128.45.84 (talk · contribs · WHOIS). Indefinite is a bit emphatic for an IP. Favonian (talk) 23:46, 5 July 2014 (UTC)

Would you believe I've spent the last five minutes staring at this? I do believe you are correct. PanydThe muffin is not subtle 23:48, 5 July 2014 (UTC)
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Hell's Kitchen (U.S. season 12)[edit]

Thanks for protecting Hell's Kitchen (U.S. season 12). The situation there has gotten quite silly and some people need some time to cool down and think. I was more than a bit peeved when this edit of mine, which had nothing to do with the war, but was simply a correct of some poor English, was reverted by an involved editor who clearly wasn't watching what he was doing.[7] --AussieLegend () 15:24, 11 July 2014 (UTC)

Done! PanydThe muffin is not subtle 15:32, 11 July 2014 (UTC)
Thanks for that, but I almost wish you hadn't. I just looked at what I wrote above: "a correct of some poor English". Oh my! Cheers. --AussieLegend () 15:49, 11 July 2014 (UTC)
Could you change the protection status to semi-protection with the same protection time as you locked? ApprenticeFan work 06:25, 12 July 2014 (UTC)
I've lowered the protection as you're away at the moment it seems. I'll try and keep an eye on it, and if the edit war starts again, I'll pick the portection back up again. GedUK  11:54, 18 July 2014 (UTC)

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