User talk:Smk65536

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thank you for the link[edit]

I have been working quite a bit on the PROTECT IP page and appreciate the help. I think torrentfreak should count as a specialized news source and so should techdirt (and yes, I have seen the debunking on that page, just have not had time to work with it...) but we have an advocate for the bill (apparently) among the page editors and as I recall he rejects these as sources. Nonetheless, I had not seen this one and it probably links to something even he will have to accept. Elinruby (talk) 20:38, 9 November 2011 (UTC)


Not Ignoring You[edit]

Greetings, Just a quick note to say I am not ignoring you but rather I am traveling where places one can access both mobile phone and internet access are few and far between. I will try to get enough access time to reply within the next three days. Sorry for holding your editing efforts up. Morgan Leigh | Talk 00:04, 11 June 2013 (UTC)

No problems and thanks a lot for telling me that. Few people on the internet bother tell people that they are away nowdays. Smk65536 (talk) 16:10, 12 June 2013 (UTC)

Derren Brown[edit]

I invite you to discuss your edit to Derren Brown on the talk page. "It's pseudo science and I don't like it" is not a reason for removing content. The fact is that it has been said of Brown a number of times, and Brown himself has responded to it. The content is cited and well suited to the article. It takes no position whatsoever on the validity of neuro-linguistic programming. --Escape Orbit (Talk) 22:29, 4 August 2013 (UTC)

"It's pseudo science and I don't like it" is of course, not a reason for removing content, pseudo-science is a valid topic to discuss and criticize, but it cannot be assumed correct in any article, which is : my point instead. The article DOES take a position on it's validity, "uses neuro-linguistic programming", in the past tense suggests that it is in fact a valid technique which can be used. Compare this to  : "uses witchcraft to conjure up the dead". If this topic comes up often, then the paragraph needs re-writing. 23:10, 4 August 2013 (UTC)

Article Feedback Tool update[edit]

Hey Smk65536. I'm contacting you because you're involved in the Article Feedback Tool in some way, either as a previous newsletter recipient or as an active user of the system. As you might have heard, a user recently anonymously disabled the feedback tool on 2,000 pages. We were unable to track or prevent this due to the lack of logging feature in AFT5. We're deeply sorry for this, as we know that quite a few users found the software very useful, and were using it on their articles.

We've now re-released the software, with the addition of a logging feature and restrictions on the ability to disable. Obviously, we're not going to automatically re-enable it on each article—we don't want to create a situation where it was enabled by users who have now moved on, and feedback would sit there unattended—but if you're interested in enabling it for your articles, it's pretty simple to do. Just go to the article you want to enable it on, click the "request feedback" link in the toolbox in the sidebar, and AFT5 will be enabled for that article.

Again, we're very sorry about this issue; hopefully it'll be smooth sailing after this :). If you have any questions, just drop them at the talkpage. Thanks! Okeyes (WMF) 21:35, 1 September 2013 (UTC)

David Attenborough[edit]

Hi, I see you're wrestling with a section title on this article. I'm afraid that 'Irreligion' has pejorative overtones entirely inappropriate for Attenborough, if not for the encyclopedia. Something like 'Attitude to religion' might be somewhat better; we are not constrained to seeking a single-word section heading. All the best, Chiswick Chap (talk) 13:30, 1 March 2014 (UTC)

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