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Donald Knuth[edit]

heh, it seems you were asking the horse for a citation. Lol, does a person need to cite when they are editing their own biography. http://no-gritzko-here.livejournal.com/52165.html —Preceding unsigned comment added by Nassrat (talkcontribs) 11:19, 30 August 2009 (UTC)

Load of nonsense - Staecker correctly removed Knuth's comments about Wikipedia because the article is about Knuth, not Wikipedia. It's very lame when editors go out of their way to get Wikipedia mentioned in articles that aren't about Wikipedia. Evercat (talk) 12:40, 30 August 2009 (UTC)

LOLZORZ!!! --Staecker (talk) 13:10, 30 August 2009 (UTC)

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The Illusionist (2009 film)[edit]

You said this is not a G8. Then what is it? Thanks. —Mike Allen 00:15, 18 January 2010 (UTC)

G8 by my reading is a redirect to a page that doesn't exist. But the target page does exist. I'd say The Illusionist (2009 film) is just a redirect to a page with a better title. Why do you want to delete it? (If you really want to delete it, somebody needs to change all the incoming links, which isn't too bad, but doesn't really seem worth it.) Staecker (talk) 02:02, 18 January 2010 (UTC)
Because it's not a 2009 film, maybe at one time it was, but now it's a 2010 film. I was going through the Category: Upcoming films and found this one and another one, which I changed to (2010 film) and CSD'd the (2009 film) one, and an admin deleted it. I'm pretty sure I used the same tag. If it's allowed to use that as a redirect, then I'll leave it. —Mike Allen 02:18, 18 January 2010 (UTC)
EDIT: I was wrong. I used CSD R3 on the other one. I don't know where I got G8 from. —Mike Allen 03:34, 18 January 2010 (UTC)
I personally wouldn't apply R3 in this case- the 2009 title is incorrect, but there's a good reason why it would be (or would have been) considered correct. So I wouldn't call it an "implausible" misnomer. But I also wouldn't be surprised if other admins would disagree- I don't do CSDs much anymore. (I didn't see this on the CSD page- I saw it because I watch the The Illusionist (2010 film) page.) So mark it as you see fit and I won't complain. Staecker (talk) 14:14, 18 January 2010 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Thanks for your continual monitoring of The Shack. Well done. peterl (talk) 22:49, 2 March 2010 (UTC)

Thanks to you too- Staecker (talk) 12:32, 5 March 2010 (UTC)
Do we look at blocking 41.56.203.237 for their repeated hacks at The Shack? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/41.56.203.237 peterl (talk) 11:45, 17 May 2010 (UTC)
I say go for it. I assume it's the same guy at Special:Contributions/41.56.199.24, Special:Contributions/41.56.194.253, Special:Contributions/41.56.198.52, Special:Contributions/41.208.234.0. Some other IPs in there too, but these seem to be his most common. Staecker (talk) 00:33, 18 May 2010 (UTC)

AfD nomination of Stevie Starr[edit]

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FYI, that user has been blocked indefinitely, and I closed the AfD as a speedy keep. —C.Fred (talk) 21:31, 4 May 2010 (UTC)
Thanks- Staecker (talk) 22:52, 4 May 2010 (UTC)

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Wikisky[edit]

I have noticed that you keep removing a section of the Wikisky that has to do with the copyright status of Wikisky images. What specific part of section do you find in violation of Wikipedia policy? The references are to external websites. Have you removed the section simply because of the use of the word WIKIPEDIA? There are numerous copyright violations taking place on Wikipedia Commons since most people assume that the default Wikisky DSS2 images are in the public domain. -- Kheider (talk) 21:17, 2 June 2010 (UTC)

The relevant policy is WP:SELF, in particular the section "Articles are about their subjects". This has nothing to do with references- the policy is about writing material about Wikipedia. Since Wikisky has nothing to do with Wikipedia, there is no reason to have such a big section in that article about a Wikipedia issue. A note about the copyright terms of the wikisky images would be notable, but it shouldn't specifically be phrased in terms of suitability for use in Wikipedia. The article is supposed to be about Wikisky, not about Wikipedia. Staecker (talk) 21:46, 2 June 2010 (UTC)
Now I see you've edited the section- I think it's much better now. Staecker (talk) 21:47, 2 June 2010 (UTC)
Thank you for the prompt reply. -- Kheider (talk) 21:51, 2 June 2010 (UTC)
No problem- and I just realized that I used my WP:ROLLBACK button to revert your edit, which I didn't mean to use. That's typically reserved for vandals, which you certainly are not. I meant to hit "undo" and put a useful edit summary. Sorry- Staecker (talk) 22:30, 2 June 2010 (UTC)

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Nomination for deletion of Template:Long way[edit]

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Taser[edit]

I do not appreciate your removal of a question that needs to be asked. Namely, why are we playing along with someone who's asking how to keep the police from doing their job if and when that guy commits a crime of some kind. I've put that question back, and I expect you to leave it alone. Just as we don't offer legal advice, we don't offer criminal advice either. In fact, that entire section should be boxed up as being an inappropriate question on the ref desk. ←Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? carrots→ 18:02, 3 July 2010 (UTC)

The RD is a place for people's questions to be answered. The proper response to inappropriate questions is to refuse to answer them, with a note about why we're not answering (or just delete them outright in clear cases). We don't need to make demands of the asker, especially after the question has already been answered. Staecker (talk) 20:01, 3 July 2010 (UTC)


Disputed non-free use rationale for File:Bald screen.jpg[edit]

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Please...[edit]

...try to avoid restoring the comments of LC's socks, OK? ←Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? carrots→ 21:33, 13 July 2010 (UTC)

Seconded. The game that (ab)user plays is to foment dissension among the people who have the genuine good of the RD's at heart. Someone always seems to play along. Franamax (talk) 22:09, 13 July 2010 (UTC)
Sorry- I don't know anything about LC or his(?) socks. It looked like an EC gone bad maybe, since Bugs didn't make any mention of it. (I guess so as not to feed it.) Staecker (talk) 22:22, 13 July 2010 (UTC)
Light current (talk · contribs · deleted contribs · logs · edit filter log · block user · block log), a notorious ref desk troll and sockmaster, who I guarantee you is reading all of this and snickering, because as Fran said, every time the Elsie subject comes up, someone innocently tries to enable him/her/it. ←Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? carrots→ 22:26, 13 July 2010 (UTC)

Time for some cleanup[edit]

Hey staecker, just wanted to let you know that your bot left quite a few errors on the file pages that it was editing. See this edit for an example. Scroll down through the page to see what I was talking about. Thanks, Tim1357 talk 09:04, 18 July 2010 (UTC)

Yeah- did you notice that edit was over two years ago? I believe the errors are because I substed some nested templates, and the templates have changed since then. I'm not sure how to check this, but I'm pretty sure that the page looked good when the edits were made, but changes to the templates since then have made them messed up. Generally all that stuff can just be deleted now, since it's been so long since these files were handled. I'll fix that page- do you see "quite a few" more? Staecker (talk) 11:49, 18 July 2010 (UTC)

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Fairfield University[edit]

Hi, I noticed that you have Fairfield University listed on your user page. You may be interested in adding a userbox there which can place you in the category of Fairfield people. For more details, see Category:Wikipedians by alma mater: Fairfield University. —CodeHydro 21:31, 21 August 2010 (UTC)

DYK nomination for The Capeman[edit]

Hello, your nomination of The Capeman was reviewed and comments provided. --NortyNort (Holla) 08:45, 22 August 2010 (UTC)

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RD proselytizing[edit]

Thanks for the thought Staeker. The fact is I was quoting from one of my bible references (Insight On The Scriptures, v. 1, p. 1188). I often use the word truth because it is a very deep philosophical idea that many choose not to ponder. that being said, I will try to be less demanding of others' consciences. Have a great day! schyler (talk) 18:05, 6 February 2011 (UTC)

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Hi[edit]

Hi Staecker, English is not my first language, but I still try to contribute as best as I could. So, what was actually poorly written was your pointed edit summary. You as an admin should have known better.--Mbz1 (talk) 18:03, 11 March 2011 (UTC)

Sorry that's upsetting. I didn't mean to sound offensive- the article was/is poorly written, but that's certainly not an attack on you or any of the other editors. I have no doubt that you and everybody else are doing your best, and I'm doing my best to improve things. Sorry I sounded a bit harsh. Staecker (talk) 19:28, 11 March 2011 (UTC)

Have a barnstar![edit]

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For the LaTeX question, after my hours of failing to find an answer. Grandiose (me, talk, contribs) 19:53, 9 May 2011 (UTC)
Thanks! I learned something too. Staecker (talk) 22:30, 9 May 2011 (UTC)

LOL![edit]

Thanks for your perfect response to the question posted at Talk:2011 end times prediction. Made my day. --MelanieN (talk) 13:58, 31 May 2011 (UTC)

Template:Werner Herzog[edit]

Hello! Since you've made a lot of edits to Template:Werner Herzog I thought I should ask for your opinion before I do anything radical with it. What do you think of the idea to change the structure of this template to group by format instead of decade, like the filmography does in Herzog's biographical article? Right now documentaries and fiction films, short films and feature films are all listed in strict chronological order, but I think the template would be more helpful if each type had its own group. I just did a similar change to Template:Abbas Kiarostami where I split features and shorts, so I'm thinking of something like that, plus also separate groups for fiction and non-fiction (in Kiarostami's case that would be a bad idea since he's done a lot of films which are somewhere between the two - which also can be said about Herzog to a certain extent, though his documentaries and fiction films are always explicitly presented as one of the two). Please tell me what you think. Smetanahue (talk) 15:51, 23 July 2011 (UTC)

I'd leave it as is, though I don't feel too strongly about it. There's a categorized list of films at Werner Herzog which has always seemed unsatisfying to me. With Herzog I don't think there's much point in distinguishing between his fiction and documentary work. And how to decide what's a "short film" vs a feature? He's got several that were made for TV that don't fit well in those categories. (But a "for TV" category is problematic too, since his recent documentaries have been financed by TV channels rather than traditional film studios.) No strong opinion, but I think dates is the cleanest way to present them. Staecker (talk) 22:03, 23 July 2011 (UTC)
I agree that the list isn't perfectly categorized, several 40-minute+ movies are listed as shorts, which is quite unconventional, and I should probably change that right away. What other film are you thinking of that could be tricky to determine? The ones I can think of are Lessons of Darkness and The Wild Blue Yonder. Smetanahue (talk) 07:16, 24 July 2011 (UTC)

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Frank J. Tipler[edit]

Just a note to say I do agree with identifying Tipler with Christianity, since that is a major factor of his writings, and the lead appropriately summarizes his focus on it. I just happened to notice the infobox entry designating his religion is not consistent with infoboxes of other academics. Cheers, - LuckyLouie (talk) 18:01, 12 January 2012 (UTC)

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KIMEP University[edit]

The Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research (KIMEP) has officially changed its name to KIMEP University. Change in KIMEP's Status. This needs to be reflected in the article about the university. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Mquinn.kimep (talkcontribs) 06:09, 14 February 2012 (UTC)

MSU Interview[edit]

Dear Staecker,

My name is Jonathan Obar user:Jaobar, I'm a professor in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University and a Teaching Fellow with the Wikimedia Foundation's Education Program. This semester I've been running a little experiment at MSU, a class where we teach students about becoming Wikipedia administrators. Not a lot is known about your community, and our students (who are fascinated by wiki-culture by the way!) want to learn how you do what you do, and why you do it. A while back I proposed this idea (the class) to the community HERE, where it was met mainly with positive feedback. Anyhow, I'd like my students to speak with a few administrators to get a sense of admin experiences, training, motivations, likes, dislikes, etc. We were wondering if you'd be interested in speaking with one of our students.


So a few things about the interviews:

  • Interviews will last between 15 and 30 minutes.
  • Interviews can be conducted over skype (preferred), IRC or email. (You choose the form of communication based upon your comfort level, time, etc.)
  • All interviews will be completely anonymous, meaning that you (real name and/or pseudonym) will never be identified in any of our materials, unless you give the interviewer permission to do so.
  • All interviews will be completely voluntary. You are under no obligation to say yes to an interview, and can say no and stop or leave the interview at any time.
  • The entire interview process is being overseen by MSU's institutional review board (ethics review). This means that all questions have been approved by the university and all students have been trained how to conduct interviews ethically and properly.


Bottom line is that we really need your help, and would really appreciate the opportunity to speak with you. If interested, please send me an email at obar@msu.edu (to maintain anonymity) and I will add your name to my offline contact list. If you feel comfortable doing so, you can post your name HERE instead.

If you have questions or concerns at any time, feel free to email me at obar@msu.edu. I will be more than happy to speak with you.

Thanks in advance for your help. We have a lot to learn from you.

Sincerely,

Jonathan Obar --Jaobar (talk) 07:26, 12 February 2012 (UTC)

Young June Sah --Yjune.sah (talk) 20:54, 15 February 2012 (UTC)

Excluded middle[edit]

Thank you for your thoughtful answer to my question. I now am (very unusually) laid rather low with hay fever or similar, so my brain isn't even working at its usual, unimpressive level. So I'll reread your answer a couple of days from now. -- Hoary (talk) 00:35, 28 March 2012 (UTC)

No problem- if you want to ask followups, I suggest Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Mathematics. This was really a math question, and you'll get lots more informed answers there (I'm a mathematician, but don't know too much about logic). Staecker (talk) 12:34, 28 March 2012 (UTC)
Ah, but for me it was a "Do I even understand the most elementary laws/axioms of logic?" question. I first came up with prose examples, but they were ambiguous in unwanted ways. I tried to elaborate or explain them, but then realized that this approach was doomed to prolixity; instead of prose examples, examples from very elementary maths should be more compact and yet easy to understand, I thought. But perhaps I merely succeeded in demonstrating that my ignorance of maths is as great as my ignorance of logic. -- Hoary (talk) 15:40, 28 March 2012 (UTC)

Happy Adminship Anniversary[edit]

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Wishing Staecker a very happy adminship anniversary on behalf of the Wikipedia Birthday Committee! Armbrust, B.Ed. Let's talkabout my edits? 10:47, 15 April 2012 (UTC)

A favour[edit]

Hi, I appreciated your edit [1]. I had made a very similar addition to two other articles as well and also re-added them on those pages. Now, someone has again removed my edit [2], [3], though they did not touch the Wheaton college page, probably to avoid your eyes, if you could take care of this I would appreciate it as I seek to avoid conflict. Thank you. Unique Ubiquitous (talk) 11:00, 19 April 2012 (UTC)

Reverted- I'm familiar with Baseball Bugs- I doubt he's trying to avoid me. But I don't know why Princeton Review is being called an unreliable source on these pages. Both pages cite PR elsewhere, and nobody seems to worry. I'll try to watch them for a while. Thanks for letting me know. Staecker (talk) 11:42, 19 April 2012 (UTC)
What brought UU to my attention was this somewhat snippy comment to Jack of Oz,[4] which is doubly ironic in that (as far as I know) Jack is gay, so UU was being rather "unfriendly to gays" when he said, like some self-appointed nanny, "You think too much." ←Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? carrots→ 12:09, 19 April 2012 (UTC)
Agreed it's snippy. But surely know know what "unfriendly to gays" means. (That wasn't it.) Staecker (talk) 12:22, 19 April 2012 (UTC)
They're unfriendly to ALL sexual activity. ←Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? carrots→ 12:25, 19 April 2012 (UTC)

BYU, etc.[edit]

You, being an admin, should know better than to allow a newbie with an obvious agenda to be posting undue-weight stuff like that. ←Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? carrots→ 11:53, 19 April 2012 (UTC)

Sure he's a newbie- I don't have the same problem with rednames that you do. As for an agenda, I'm also unconcerned with that. I just happen to think he/she's right on these edits. I've tried to start a real discussion at User talk:Closeapple#Princeton Review LGBT ranking (he seems to be the one that started reverting these). Hopefully we can actually work something out rather than reverting each other over and over. Feel free to comment over there.Staecker (talk) 12:09, 19 April 2012 (UTC)
I had seen the Wheaton College item, but at the moment another editor had already removed that propaganda piece. But these 3 schools have one thing in common: They are private, conservative Christian schools. They would be unfriendly to anyone who doesn't kiss up to their brand of Christianity - and that would include me, and I'm straight as an arrow. And note that they are private schools. They can set their own rules and standards. If someone were to go to a private, right-wing school, and then yelp that the school is "unfriendly to gays", they're probably too stupid to be going to college anyway. ←Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? carrots→ 12:02, 19 April 2012 (UTC)
So what? Of course they can be LGBT unfriendly if they want to. And if they are, they will be described as such by major sources. And if the Princeton Review ranks them as such, we might want to include that in the article. Staecker (talk) 12:09, 19 April 2012 (UTC)
What are their criteria? And did it occur to them that Christian schools might take it as a "compliment"? Or perhaps more to the point, those schools preach abstinence. So if someone is a "non-practicing" gay, they would probably do just fine at one of those schools. ←Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? carrots→ 12:11, 19 April 2012 (UTC)
All this is irrelevant (and woefully misinformed IMO- ask forcibly celibate gay people to decide if they're doing "just fine"). Staecker (talk) 12:20, 19 April 2012 (UTC)
The straights are "forcibly celibate" also. And like the gays, if they're not "just fine" with that, then what, pray tell, are they doing at that school in the first place? ←Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? carrots→ 12:23, 19 April 2012 (UTC)
Still irrelevant. The issue is more complicated than you think, but I'm not interested in having that discussion. Staecker (talk) 12:31, 19 April 2012 (UTC)
No, you're just interested in helping a redlink push his agenda. I'm guessing you got your adminship before there were standards for the job. ←Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? carrots→ 12:35, 19 April 2012 (UTC)
I was hoping we could be friendly about this. Please AGF and comment on the text in the articles. Staecker (talk) 13:23, 19 April 2012 (UTC)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Mathematics/2012_April_21#.7E_Need_Solid_Judgement_On_Mathematical_Tools_.7E_.5BNOT_SOLVED.5D[edit]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Mathematics/2012_April_21#.7E_Need_Solid_Judgement_On_Mathematical_Tools_.7E_.5BNOT_SOLVED.5D Thingstofollow (talk) 20:41, 27 April 2012 (UTC)


== hey idiot -- make sure you fix this -- http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Waist&action=history ==

hey idiot -- make sure you fix this -- http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Waist&action=history don't be so worthlessThingstofollow (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 07:53, 23 May 2012 (UTC).


oh i see, so just because you got a -001 star


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Reference_desk/Archives/Mathematics/2012_April_21#.7E_Need_Solid_Judgement_On_Mathematical_Tools_.7E_.5BNOT_SOLVED.5D


you go and stalk me and do worthless things and not improving, i see bravo Thingstofollow (talk) 07:57, 23 May 2012 (UTC)

I need some help again[edit]

Hi, I found you most helpful previously and once again I have run into difficult editors once again trying to delete heavily sourced information. I even used extensive quoting so that editors would not attack me stating they are my opinons, but this failed as one can see by the last of the bully's posts on my talk page. I even went against my better judegement and did try to talk rather than just reinsert my heavily sourced neutral sentences, but that failed. The other users refuse to listen and state that "are deliberately misinterpretating my words", I can not work with such people as they believe I am of bad faith and will not listen to me. I hope you can help me once again, thanks. Unique Ubiquitous (talk) 21:01, 21 June 2012 (UTC)

Probably should have given you a link to the topical pages...Diablo III/Talk:Diablo III. Unique Ubiquitous (talk) 21:17, 21 June 2012 (UTC)
This one I'm really not so sure about. The article right now does address the fan backlash in the reception section, although not subsectioned like in Spore, which was my first thought when looking for a similar situation. This edit in particular seems a bit harsh. The criticism seem to be a reflection of forum-bombing by people griping solely about the DRM, which to me doesn't seem the same as what "poor ratings from users" suggests. Like I said I don't know much about it, but that's my uninformed reaction. Thanks for thinking of me-
By the way it is totally lame for somebody to cite their edit count just to get you to listen to them, and "wikipediot" is a personal attack. It sounds to me like you probably have a decent handle on WP policies about sourcing, but I'm not sure I agree with you in this instance. Staecker (talk) 01:14, 22 June 2012 (UTC)
I am not a bully, nor do I like being called one. I do not make the rules. I tend to follow them. If a rule said "Add Metacritic reviews to articles", I would. But right now, it says we shouldn't. If you disagree, try to change Wikipedia's policies. But stop bothering me and making me look bad for trying to improve the article on Diablo III. And if you do not like getting warnings, stop your unconstructive editing.
You claim I do not assume good faith? After a lengthy discussion trying to explain, after repeatedly saying we really cannot add any user reviews you still went against consensus on not adding user reviews. Just because Metacritic combines them doesn't make it a professional review, it is a as simple as that.
On a sidenote, I didn't mean to come of as a know-it-all. I was trying to point out that I am a little more experienced in Wikipedia than UU, and my advice was - and still is - to slow down and read the guide lines first. My advice, UU? Try to assume good faith yourself. --Soetermans. T / C 11:54, 22 June 2012 (UTC)
I will not tolerate your harrasment any longer, if you continue to threaten me with blocks, spamming my talk page with spiteful, hateful driven templates, and falsely claiming my edits are unconstructive and vandalism, I will have to ask that you be blocked for your strong battleground mentality, POV pushing, and personal attacks. I am posting this here to keep it from being deleted and so that this can be under Stacker's view for my protection from you. Unique Ubiquitous (talk) 13:58, 22 June 2012 (UTC)
I am not harassing you, I am trying to tell you that your edits are unconstructive. Those templates are designed and OK'd by Wikipedia. You don't like them? STOP YOUR UNCONSTRUCTIVE EDITING. You are being unconstructive, because you will not listen to WP:CONSENSUS. Go ahead, try for a block: I haven't used a single personal attack towards you, I do not have a battleground attitude - whatever that is -, and I'm trying to keep Wikipedia from POV, which still seem not to understand. Sorry UU, I'll have to report you to WP:ANI. --Soetermans. T / C 16:02, 22 June 2012 (UTC)

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Template:Stanisław Lem[edit]

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