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Welcome[edit]

Welcome!

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Talkback[edit]

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I'm including you in this talkback as you were one of the main editors in the revert war, and in hope that we can sort this situation out without a block. RandomTime 12:19, 18 October 2009 (UTC)

I thought that would help, but it seems it hasn't. I've added a more stern warning, but I'm not sure if that will help. I hope Markyc1 can see reason, but I have a feeling this may require administrator assistance RandomTime 16:07, 19 October 2009 (UTC)
That's all right with me; I've done my explaining. Thank you for mediating in this disagreement. Stolengood (talk) 16:18, 19 October 2009 (UTC)

Nomination for deletion of Template:Heath Ledger[edit]

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Harry Robertson (composer)[edit]

His name was Robertson, not Robinson. His later projects are credited to Robertson, not Robinson. Kittybrewster 15:23, 1 November 2009 (UTC)

The later projects gain primacy? I didn't know that... Stolengood (talk) 18:45, 1 November 2009 (UTC)
I don't think either the earlier or later ones have primacy. His name was Robertson but he was sometimes credited as Robinson. You turned it around. Kittybrewster 11:47, 2 November 2009 (UTC)
A lot of the linked pages credited him as Robinson, which is what I went with. Stolengood (talk) 13:49, 2 November 2009 (UTC)

June 2010[edit]

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I didn't blank anything; I'm just partially reorganizing the page. Stolengood (talk) 17:15, 22 June 2010 (UTC)

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All right. Stolengood (talk) 17:19, 22 June 2010 (UTC)

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March 2011[edit]

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June 2011[edit]

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Graham and Doctor Who[edit]

Hello, I have noticed you've added that Graham's original 2010 episode slot was replaced by "Amy's Choice", but the source you site does not say that it was replaced by "Amy's Choice", only that he originally planned to write for the 2010 series. Therefore, I have removed this info as it would be original research. I apologize that my edit summary for "Amy's Choice" was not complete, as I hit the enter key bu accident. Regards, Glimmer721 talk 01:40, 30 October 2011 (UTC)

Series 5 Production Blocks[edit]

I've noticed you've added the months when each production block in Doctor Who‍‍ '​‍s fifth series was filmed; do you know what source you got the info from? I would like to keep the info in the article, but I need a source for it. Thanks, Glimmer721 talk 00:17, 9 November 2011 (UTC)

There's a site featuring filming locations, as well as when they filmed in them; here's a link: [[1]] Stolengood (talk) 00:32, 9 November 2011 (UTC)

Thorne Smith[edit]

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Understood. Sorry about that; there's just not much information on the man's life. If you want, I can heavily revise the text; if you don't, you can remove whatever offends. Again, sorry... Stolengood (talk) 02:40, 13 July 2012 (UTC)

That little GFII edit[edit]

Brilliant. --Ring Cinema (talk) 00:37, 17 July 2012 (UTC)

Oh... thank you! Thought it was more appropriate, being another flashback, and all; thanks. :-) Stolengood (talk) 00:45, 17 July 2012 (UTC)

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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Don't edit war on another user's user page[edit]

Don't edit war ([2], [3]) with another editor over the contents of his userpage. If Phil doesn't want to keep his statement posted on his userpage, it is not within your remit to force him to do so. TenOfAllTrades(talk) 16:44, 3 September 2013 (UTC)

Very well. I won't edit his page again. My apologies. Stolengood (talk) 16:50, 3 September 2013 (UTC)
I just wanted to thank you for the kind words in your edit summary. I do think it's best that I keep a more discretely silent userpage, largely because I've moved my discussion of these topics off-wiki and to my own blog, and I don't want there to be any accusations that I'm canvassing or anything. So thanks for leaving the page be, but thanks also for your support. It does mean a lot. Phil Sandifer (talk) 17:56, 3 September 2013 (UTC)
Understood. Hope this whole situation resolves itself satisfactorily, but thank you for taking a stand. :-) Stolengood (talk) 18:14, 3 September 2013 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Awww, thanks so much. You had a really pragmatic edit of the article; as much as I wanted to have it be longer, for the sake of the wiki your version was best. It really should've stayed up. Thank you. :-) Stolengood (talk) 01:36, 12 September 2013 (UTC)

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Greed[edit]

Hi. I am currently attempting to get Greed (film) promoted to FA status and thought that you may be interested in it.--Deoliveirafan (talk) 01:44, 17 April 2014 (UTC)

I would be, yes. I'd like to add some more things, if that's all right with you; just a few more pictures (one of Gibson Gowland from Blind Husbands, and one of Frank Norris himself), and... well, let me have another look at the article. :-) Stolengood (talk) 02:57, 17 April 2014 (UTC)

Dream a Little While of Me[edit]

Hi. I found my scan and have uploaded it here. I'd love to have it included in the Dream a Little Dream of Me page, but I can't figure out how to keep it from getting deleted. Proscriptus (talk) 13:08, 3 September 2014 (UTC)

Nerva-Antonine abbreviations[edit]

Hi there; I undid your edit to Template:Nerva–Antonine family tree, but I wanted to explain why so you'll understand this isn't a hostile gesture or anything. Roman praenomina have conventional abbreviations that are not always the same as the first letter; Gaius is abbreviated as "C.", Caeso as "K.", Gnaeus as "Cn.", etc. This is particularly salient with Tiberius: "T." means "Titus", while "Ti." (or sometimes "Tib.") means "Tiberius". Although this is a Latin convention, it's also followed in English works on ancient Romans. The article praenomen has many juicy details on the subject if you're interested. All the best, Q·L·1968 16:39, 5 January 2015 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/January 14[edit]

Thanks for your recent help at WP:Selected anniversaries. I undid your edit on January 14 because of two reasons. Firstly, Tito was previously ineligible, but was improved upon and I like to give preference to articles that were recently improved as a sort of reward/thank you to the editors that cleaned it up, and I didn't use that article last year. Because it's the 40th anniversary of Lesley Whittle, that meant Bodyline had to be the one moved out in order to maintain chronological diversity. Secondly, you deleted Queen Maud Land and MiG-17, while putting Margrethe back into the Ineligible section. howcheng {chat} 09:19, 13 January 2015 (UTC)

My apologies. I just liked the whole Bodyline segment; thought it was noteworthy. Stolengood (talk) 09:31, 13 January 2015 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/January 15[edit]

Putting Wilson Bentley back in makes too many U.S items listed. As much as possible, you need to maintain diversity in chronology, geographic location, and topic. With U.S. topics being represented by the 200th and 150th anniversary items, Bentley had to make way. Sorry. howcheng {chat} 09:36, 13 January 2015 (UTC)

I figured the anniversary aspect would be the most pertinent factor. Stolengood (talk) 09:37, 13 January 2015 (UTC)
That's understandable. However IMHO 130 isn't one of the "significant" anniversaries. For events 100 years or older, I usually go with multiples of 25. Less than 100 years old I do multiples of 10 and 25. But in the absence of any other reason, a multiple of 10 will usually get an article put in. When you've been doing this as long as I have (I started maintaining these pages on a daily basis in November 2010), you get a feel of what sort of combinations elicit complaints on Talk:Main Page. Not that I'm claiming ownership of the process, mind you. Please by all means keep doing what you're doing. After all, if I get hit by a bus one day, someone's going to have to step in. If I overrule you on something, it's not out of spite or anything. :) howcheng {chat} 09:48, 13 January 2015 (UTC)
Understood. :-) I am a bit mystified at what exactly in the "Doctors' plot" portion is biased, unless it didn't stress the falseness of the accusations enough. Stolengood (talk) 10:02, 13 January 2015 (UTC)

Adopting Hadrian[edit]

Hi there! You mentioned in your last edit to Template:Nerva–Antonine family tree that P. Acilius Attianus "DID practically adopt Hadrian with Plotina". Adoption was a big deal in the Roman world: you didn't just take somebody in, they became absolutely legally your child, they took your name, they joined your tribe and social order, they forfeited their old place in the line of inheritance, etc. After Trajan's (alleged) deathbed adoption of Hadrian, the latter became Imp. Caesar Divi Traiani filius Traianus Hadrianus Augustus (‘Emperor Caesar, son of the divine Trajan, Trajan Hadrian Augustus’): the names Acilius and Attianus appear nowhere in his titulature, and Hadrian didn't openly acknowledge Attianus as a parent. So we can't say that Attianus adopted Hadrian, at least not in any sense the Romans would accept as such... Q·L·1968 19:11, 16 March 2015 (UTC)

I'm going to move this discussion over to Template talk:Nerva–Antonine family tree. I'll be grateful to hear your input there. Q·L·1968 15:14, 18 March 2015 (UTC)

Fast & Furious 6 / Furious 7[edit]

Maybe should have just taken the hint.

  • WP:FILMPLOT your addition bloats the plot unnecesssarily.
  • It mentions a car model - Trivia
  • It mentions the necklace - Trivia
  • It's unencyclopedic writing
  • The development quote at the time referred to the films as Fast 6 and Fast 7 so you're making the information incorrect
  • The link to ACL injury explains it in full, it doesn't need abbreviating, it isn't used again
  • Unnecessary inappropriate change of "requiring" to "forcing", they weren't "Forced" to do anything. Darkwarriorblake / SEXY ACTION TALK PAGE! 08:50, 19 April 2015 (UTC)
ACL reads a lot better than the whole medical term. The necklace is needed for the "message" the villain is sending to make sense. The car model was meant to bring to the reader's attention that, yes, this is the same one from Tokyo Drift -- the car model was mentioned in the plot summary for Tokyo Drift, so I put it into this one to help specify without having to bring in who the hell else was in the race. I take back the development bit; I apologize for that bit, and you were right to correct me on that. But they were "forced" into shooting around Paul Walker due to him being taken out of action. I do wish you had messaged me after your first or second revert, at least -- and that you hadn't been so brusque about it. There was no need for that. Stolengood (talk) 09:01, 19 April 2015 (UTC)
Additionally, I can see that you've made similar edits on the Furious 7, and I've partially reverted some of them because the idea was to keep the plot from being too excessively detailed and mentioning unnecessary details which deviate from the actual plot. Also, I've mentioned several times not to change Frank Petty to "Mr Nobody", as it is not the character's real name, and I'd appreciate it if you stopped making that particular edit. Thank you. 4TheWynne(talk)(contribs) 09:42, 19 April 2015 (UTC)
Fair enough I was maybe too blase in my reverts. The 700 word limit policy regarding film plots is because without it, it is easy to create a novel like retelling of a film, so we tell a broad overview instead. There is already a link to Tokyo Drift in the part about Han, so we don't need to further explain it, just that he was in a car, it crashed, he died. In the plot we already state that Deckard calls Dominic so we don't need the "Dominic Toretto" part of the quote, etc, etc. I've trimmed the plot down a lot anyway as it seems to have creeped up the word limit over the past few months, I moved the Fast 7 link to where you had it as reviewing it, it made more sense, and I re-used "forcing". Darkwarriorblake / SEXY ACTION TALK PAGE! 09:50, 19 April 2015 (UTC)
I'm sorry for the rudeness of my tone. Hope we can get past that. Also, 4TheWynne, he is not credited as "Frank Petty"; Kurt Russell's official credit is as "Mr. Nobody". The name "Frank Petty" is mentioned nowhere in the film; as such, it is nonsensical to include it in the synopsis when said character is consistently (and officially) referred to by another name. I'm going to revert that change for those reasons; please do not revert it. Thank YOU. Stolengood (talk) 20:02, 19 April 2015 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────I'm not sure why you chose to put all that stuff back in when I compromised and kept some of your stuff, but here is a breakdown of why I've reverted some of your changes:

  • You start calling Dominic "Dom" without ever introducing that as a nickname.
  • "for a full pardon, allowing them to return home to the United States." -> A pardon for what? restored amnesty, it's how it is referred to in the film
  • "create a deadly device," deadly how? It disables power, it is not, by its nature lethal and you removed the explanation of what it does.
  • "with FBI help", why are the entire FBI helping them?
  • " highway military convoy carrying a computer chip to complete the device.", what device? Are we talking about the deadly device or another device?
  • "Letty chooses to remain with Dominic." that she 'chooses' to remain is important.
  • "Shaw and his crew are captured, but reveal Mia, kidnapped by Shaw." What?
  • You put the necklace back in, ignoring what I said about it.
  • You put the "dominic torretto" part back into the final quote, ignoring what I said about it.

Honestly, most of your changes seem intended to get the word count down just enough to put that bloated epilogue back in again, and it's fairly obvious. It's double the length of the existing thing and adds nothing not essential. Darkwarriorblake / SEXY ACTION TALK PAGE! 21:49, 20 April 2015 (UTC)

I apologize for some of those edits; however, I was trying to get the word count down. The necklace does turn out to be important, though, which is why I put it back in. However, I'll fix the nickname thing. I'm not going to revert anything; I'm just going to tinker with it until I've got the plot consise and clear. Sorry about the overall effect, though. Stolengood (talk) 02:35, 21 April 2015 (UTC)

Edit Warring Report?[edit]

Did you add an edit-warring report and then delete it with no edit summary? That is likely to draw suspicion. In the future, use an edit summary. Robert McClenon (talk) 02:51, 22 April 2015 (UTC)

I thought better of the report. Sorry about that. Stolengood (talk) 03:07, 22 April 2015 (UTC)

April 2015[edit]

You currently appear to be engaged in an edit war according to the reverts you have made on Furious 7. Users are expected to collaborate with others, to avoid editing disruptively, and to try to reach a consensus rather than repeatedly undoing other users' edits once it is known that there is a disagreement.

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...did you even read what you reverted closely? THERE IS NO SPACESHIP IN THE MOVIE. I was trying to fix the page; you obviously saw fit to wreck the plot section again. Now I'm going to have to go in there and fiddle with the damn thing all over again. Stolengood (talk) 22:17, 22 April 2015 (UTC)
The recent sources that I added in my last edit prove that Kurt Russell is credited as Frank Petty. These weren't the only sources that I found, either. Anyway, I just wanted to give you a heads-up so that you don't wake up and see it thinking that I've gone and done this behind your back. But you have to be able to collaborate with other editors. I've now added sources on my behalf, but still kept the nickname that you are so adamant on using. I also restored the plot that I had worded previously, not because it's part of my "insane agenda", but because it is of better quality in terms of readability and accuracy than what was on the page at the time. I'm not "wrecking", "breaking" or "messing with" the plot section by doing this. If you're not willing to compromise, and are just going to blindly revert without any proper reasoning other than saying that it's "nonsense", then I'm going to ask you again – stop this pointless feud that you've started, and move on. 4TheWynne(talk)(contribs) 10:42, 4 May 2015 (UTC)
In one of the sources that I found, it said that Kurt Russell had also signed onto The Expendables 3, but later pulled out to focus on Furious 7. Because the information was set in August 2013, when Russell had not yet been released from the film, it is relevant. 4TheWynne(talk)(contribs) 05:20, 5 May 2015 (UTC)
I suggest you put it in the main pre-production section, not the cast list (and under Ronda Rousey, not Kurt Russell, which, why?). There was no conflict for Russell, as opposed to the one Rousey had to navigate to accommodate doing Furious 7; in fact, Russell later stated in an interview he was never going to do The Expendables, if I recall correctly -- I'll have to dig that one up. But, regardless, when Kurt Russell was shooting 7, there was no conflict for him -- whereas Rousey and Dwayne Johnson had to specifically avoid conflicts with their respective projects. If you're going to keep it, I only suggest you move your bit of info to the pre-production section involving the casting and clarify it a bit more. That's all. Stolengood (talk) 07:20, 5 May 2015 (UTC)
I'm quite happy for you to do that if you want. If you end up digging that source up, it'd be better to add that, too. I'd just like the whole issue that I arose last night to be put to rest, that's all. I believe the plot and the rest of the cast section should be left as it is now. 4TheWynne(talk)(contribs) 07:34, 5 May 2015 (UTC)
I was going to focus on the production stuff, anyway; I've got a ridiculous amount of tabs open right now from trying to properly source everything. :-P Oy. Forgive me if I've been crabby with you; I was just trying to thread the needle with that whole "Mr. Nobody" business. I figured, he's credited as that -- as surprised as I was to see that in the theatre, though, it is official -- so why mess around with it? :-) Stolengood (talk) 07:44, 5 May 2015 (UTC)
Because, as I've tried to stress before, there's a difference between a character's proper name and its nickname. I believe it's just common sense, really. You might see the name "Mr Nobody" in the theatre but, let's face it, you also see "Hobbs" and "Letty" in there as well. But I'm glad that you and I are able to agree on something. Thank you. 4TheWynne(talk)(contribs) 08:07, 5 May 2015 (UTC)
I think I'd feel more comfortable with it if they refer to him by that name, "Frank Petty", in the next movie. As of now, even with it being used elsewhere, you'll forgive me if I'm still reticent to use so prominently in the Wikipedia article a name no one will yet associate that character with, whereas everyone who's seen the movie knows Kurt Russell is "Mr. Nobody". It's just going to confuse them, I worry... :-S Stolengood (talk) 09:00, 5 May 2015 (UTC)

James Smithson birthdate[edit]

Hello Would you please share your source information for making James Smithson's birthdate June 5, 1765? Thank you. 2604:2000:F1E5:3A00:E9A7:BFF9:C9B9:1DF5 (talk) 12:06, 16 May 2015 (UTC)

Hello I am re-instating this question and changing the edit back. What is the proof you have for this birthdate June 5? If it is the Ewing biography footnote, that gives no such proof. Please do not revert the change unless you can add a footnote showing where you got June 5, 1765 from. Thank you.

It is in the Ewing biography; I have to find the exact page. In the meantime, please reinstate the change. Thank you. Stolengood (talk) 19:43, 18 May 2015 (UTC)

I am the author of that book and I spent six years in the archives in multiple countries and did not find a birthdate for Smithson. I assure you, it is not in the Ewing biography! 184.75.9.2 (talk) 20:45, 18 May 2015 (UTC)

...damn. I'm sorry; I think I was misremembering. :-( My apologies. Stolengood (talk) 20:56, 18 May 2015 (UTC)
I work in the Smithsonian Institution Archives and added a website source for the circa birthdate. Wondering if you could help us edit all of the foreign Wikipedia pages. The mistaken date seems to have traveled there. --Digitaleffie (talk) 21:47, 18 May 2015 (UTC)