User talk:Praemonitus

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barnstar[edit]

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For identifying a hoax that has now been removed. Good work! Beeblebrox (talk) 20:36, 12 February 2013 (UTC)

Cayperl plateau[edit]

I second that - congratulations on spotting this as a hoax. You did exactly the right thing to put a {{hoax}} tag on it - that adds it to a category where people like me who are interested in demolishing hoaxes will see it and check it out (and sometimes find it's real after all). When I saw it there, I checked up on it, and nominated it for deletion at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Cayperl plateau. That would normally start a discussion, lasting seven days, anyone can comment and recommend keep or delete, and at the end an uninvolved administrator would decide what to do, based on the arguments put forward, not on a count of heads.

However Beeblebrox, another admin and an Alaskan himself, looking at my nomination, decided it was a blatant enough hoax to qualify for speedy deletion, and zapped it.

What put you onto it? I am always annoyed to see that well-meaning editors fuss around something like this, tidying it up and correcting the format, and never bother to take five minutes to check whither it is just made-up nonsense. Welcome, again! Here are some links that you may find helpful:

Regards, JohnCD (talk) 20:53, 12 February 2013 (UTC)

Thank you, Beeblebrox and JohnCD. I tried to find corroborating references, but I couldn't locate anything. There is almost always something published on a geological landform like this. The unsubstantiated part about a well-known politician like Sarah Palin made me suspicious. Praemonitus (talk) 01:04, 13 February 2013 (UTC)

Ravenloft: Stone Prophet[edit]

Hey, thanks for adding a citation to Ravenloft: Stone Prophet from Computer Gaming World. I was wondering, would you be able to add anything from there to the Reception section? BOZ (talk) 15:12, 19 February 2013 (UTC)

You can obtain a copy of that issue from the CGW Museum. There's further information in that article you should be able to use. Praemonitus (talk) 15:58, 19 February 2013 (UTC)
OK, thanks. I can't check that out from work, but I will take a look at it when I'm at home. BOZ (talk) 20:33, 19 February 2013 (UTC)

Light-foot[edit]

Thank you for looking at the article, and suggesting changes. You have my thanks for averting a edit war, which is never a good thing, even to get started. Thanks — Preceding unsigned comment added by 67.180.156.92 (talk) 05:02, 26 February 2013 (UTC)

You're quite welcome. Praemonitus (talk) 05:04, 26 February 2013 (UTC)

John Mason Clarke[edit]

John Mason Clarke is no doubt a very good article. I just thought that the "Biography" part could be divided into smaller sections to make it more accessible. Do you disagree? ~ Anastasia (talk) 02:09, 20 March 2013 (UTC)

My sense of the guidance from WP:BODY is that short sections are generally discouraged. As there are only four paragraphs in the Biography section, I don't feel that further sub-division would be beneficial in this regard. Once the article is expanded further, additional sections will then be needed. Praemonitus (talk) 02:13, 20 March 2013 (UTC)

Mass Effect 2[edit]

Thank you for your constructive comments and copy-edits, much appreciated. --Niwi3 (talk) 15:02, 5 April 2013 (UTC)

You're welcome. Praemonitus (talk) 15:05, 5 April 2013 (UTC)

Thank you![edit]

Its always great to have people who not only review articles, but do some copyediting as well...This edit was definitely helpful. Thank you! I'll try and address the concerns you have raised at the FAC by tomorrow evening.--MONGO 02:44, 14 April 2013 (UTC)

Thank you. Praemonitus (talk) 15:14, 14 April 2013 (UTC)

Explorer II[edit]

I have started reviewing Template:Did you know nominations/Explorer II, and I have a few questions. Chris857 (talk) 18:40, 28 April 2013 (UTC)

DYK for Explorer II[edit]

Casliber (talk · contribs) 00:02, 3 May 2013 (UTC)

Thank you for letting me know. Praemonitus (talk) 00:07, 3 May 2013 (UTC)

Thanks![edit]

I appreciate the time you spent to comment at the FAC for Fort Yellowstone.--MONGO 02:41, 3 May 2013 (UTC)

You're welcome. Congratulations on pushing the article through for promotion. Praemonitus (talk) 03:18, 3 May 2013 (UTC)

Input request[edit]

Hello Praemonitus,

I am requesting input from all participants in the discussion from the recent Signpost article on sexism in Wikipedia for a proposal at Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Football/National teams#Proposed change: consistency in article title gendering. Thank you in advance for any contributions to the discussion. Dkreisst (talk) 21:32, 9 May 2013 (UTC)

Future of the Earth[edit]

Hello. Please see Talk:Future of the Earth#KIC 12557548 b. Thank you. Pseudonymous Rex (talk) 21:34, 26 May 2013 (UTC)

Earth[edit]

That was quick update. ThanksGlevum (talk)

FAN Request[edit]

Hello! Since you were very helpful a few months ago when I nominated "Deadalive" for FA, I was wondering if you could drop by Wikipedia:Featured article candidates/X-Cops (The X-Files)/archive1 and cast a vote/provide suggestions. Thanks!--Gen. Quon (Talk) 00:29, 26 July 2013 (UTC)

August 2013[edit]

Information icon Welcome to Wikipedia. Although everyone is welcome to contribute constructively to the encyclopedia, we would ask that you assume good faith while interacting with other editors, which you did not on User talk:Redd Foxx 1991. Take a look at the welcome page to learn more about contributing to this encyclopedia. Thank you. GSK 09:52, 29 August 2013 (UTC)

Okay. The behavior of this user came to my attention when he removed a cleanup template I had added to an article. He made no attempt to address the concern, nor did he leave a message explaining why he removed the template. I went back and checked his prior edits and found he had repeatedly behaved in this manner despite multiple previous warnings. I wanted to discuss it with him, but his talk page clearly showed that he never responds to messages. Hence I instead posted a limited audit trail of level 3 warnings for future reference, which you have now removed. Now I would appreciate if you could tell me how I did not assume good faith here? In what sense was his behavior good? Praemonitus (talk) 23:47, 29 August 2013 (UTC)
You should have really posted one warning for the last relevant edit he made, not a flood of five or six level three warnings. As for not assuming good faith, I didn't say nor imply his behavior was good, because it wasn't. That doesn't mean you need to repeat his behavior. GSK 00:09, 30 August 2013 (UTC)
If your concern was simply the number, then I shall just replace them with a single merged message. Thanks for the clarification. Praemonitus (talk) 01:35, 30 August 2013 (UTC)

To continue, how would you recommend I handle this edit today? Or this? Or this? Thank you. Praemonitus (talk) 01:46, 30 August 2013 (UTC)

I'd recommend issuing a level four warning for those three, and if the user does it again, report to AIV. GSK 02:06, 30 August 2013 (UTC)
Thank you. Praemonitus (talk) 02:19, 30 August 2013 (UTC)

Botany wrap up[edit]

Could you take another look at this? Then we'll close the PR and request featured status. 512bits (talk) 19:26, 1 September 2013 (UTC)

It should close automatically. I'd leave it open until then in case anybody else wants to comment. Praemonitus (talk) 21:39, 1 September 2013 (UTC)

Pavo (constellation)[edit]

If you have a few moments, I was planning on putting up Pavo (constellation) next, so all input good. These listy-type constellation articles can be tricky to make the prose engaging. Triangulum is on its way too. Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 03:15, 5 September 2013 (UTC)

I made a few edits of the Pavo article. Hopefully those were helpful, but if not please revert. Praemonitus (talk) 14:47, 7 September 2013 (UTC)
I've been looking as you go. Looks good. just kneading these articles a bit is very helpful/thx... :) Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 15:05, 7 September 2013 (UTC)

"Home" & "The Unnatural" FAN[edit]

Since you've helped out with several other articles I've submitted for FA consideration, is there anyway you could drop by either "Home" or "The Unnatural" and drop some comments, suggestions, or a vote? :) No rush! Thanks!--Gen. Quon (Talk) 21:36, 20 October 2013 (UTC)

A page you started (39 Tauri) has been reviewed![edit]

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Tucana[edit]

Okay, now Tucana is the third of the Southern Birds I have buffed. It passed GA but any comments on prose flow and readability would be much appreciated before FAC.....Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 03:04, 4 December 2013 (UTC)

RE: Q-go[edit]

You are invited to join the discussion at Talk:Q-go#Notability. -- Trevj (talkcontribs) 12:38, 10 December 2013 (UTC) -- Trevj (talkcontribs) 12:38, 10 December 2013 (UTC)

But wait, there's more....[edit]

thanks for input on Tucana....now Musca is at FAC - all input appreciated as it's pretty quiet there....Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 04:51, 5 March 2014 (UTC)

Peer review[edit]

Hi, would you mind participating in the peer review of Caelum going on right now? It's been nearly 2 weeks with no feedback, so anything, positive or negative, would be greatly appreciated. StringTheory11 (t • c) 04:20, 12 March 2014 (UTC)

I think I've addressed all your concerns; just let me know if you have anything else to add! StringTheory11 (t • c) 18:56, 16 March 2014 (UTC)

I found it![edit]

We-ell Ian Ridpath alerted us to his page (thankfully) - see this Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 04:33, 3 April 2014 (UTC)

Incidentally, I have followed Musca with Grus -feared it was/isa bit rough around the edges...anyway input gratefully welcomed at Wikipedia:Featured article candidates/Grus (constellation)/archive1. More ambitious with next one after...Canis Major..... Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 04:33, 3 April 2014 (UTC)

Also, you kidly commented at Thopha saccata peer review....think we fixed everything we could or explained why we couldn't, so at FAC now - Wikipedia:Featured article candidates/Thopha saccata/archive2....Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 19:23, 4 April 2014 (UTC)