User talk:Tony1

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15 October 2014


Real-life workload: 6.5

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  • 5 = middling
  • > 5 = please don't expect much
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What they say about Tony1


Being a reformer on the English Wikipedia and further afield in the Wikimedia movement brings me into contact with many people who have vested interests in resisting change. I am truly grateful for their advice, which has been important to my ongoing program of self-improvement. Here is a list of some of the most helpful comments from March 2013 to March 2014—all rigorously fact-checked to exclude mistruths and exaggerations (diffs available on request):



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Wikimedia needs more women!


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Tony
Thanks for reviewing the content. I am working on the article and will keep updating it in the future. I noticed that few changes were done in the infobox regarding the name of spouse , relatives and parents. These changes seems to be different from the linking violations you mentioned. Do they fall in any other violations. If so how are other wikipedia article pages having them? I am not complaining as it may sound like, I just want to understand what I need to ensure to include information like these in my article.
Thanks,
Swadhin
User_talk:Swadhin — Preceding undated comment added 08:15, 15 October 2014 (UTC)

Swadhin: will reply at your talk. Tony (talk) 08:48, 15 October 2014 (UTC)

Tony
Thanks for the info, I got the point. I will probably use the details in a section of the article pertaining to his personal life, and not in the infobox.
Thanks & Regards,
Swadhin

Excuse me[edit]

Tony
I don't know if your Script assist is going haywire, or your Caps Lock, but in this diff at Ken Whaley you replaced

| genre = [[Rock music|Rock]]<br />[[Rock and Roll]]<br />[[Psychedelic rock]]<br />[[Progressive rock]]

With

| genre = RoCK<BR />[[ROCK AND ROLL]]<BR />[[PSYCHEDELIC ROCK]]<BR />[[PROGRessive rock]]

Probably not what you intended? - Arjayay (talk) 07:42, 8 October 2014 (UTC)

Not script, but my manual clicking. I'll fix it now. Apologies, and thanks for picking this up. Tony (talk) 07:43, 8 October 2014 (UTC)

Kiama[edit]

(( Doesn't mean I don't live in Kiama Luxure (talk) 5:04 pm, 26 September 2014, Friday (12 days ago) (UTC+10)

Na, last time I visited Kiama was over Easter, on the way back from what is known as God's Country (Jervis Bay) I am from Sydney, visited Garie Beach in the RNP today, absolutely beautiful. Next time I visit the Kiama area I will be sure to message you. That pic of you and your dog on the beach, is that on the beach on the Bombo (rail line on the shoreline) side or near the town centre? Being a country area, would I be right in assuming that you support the Liberal Party? I am originally from Perth, have you ever been there before? It's really beautiful. Also, why aren't you an admin?! Cheers, Luxure (talk) 4:43 pm, 27 September 2014, Saturday (11 days ago) (UTC+10) It is on Bombo Beach, which boasts the only beach railway station on the continent. Abbott's bunch of goons represents the worst of society; I don't know how you could think I support a grab-all-you-can party devoted to personal selfishness and the sharpening of socio-economic inequalities, not to mention the maximisation of climate change, the strengthening of this client state of the US, and the culture of rent-seeking. I spent a week in Perth in 1979—I'm sure it's very different now (and if you're interested in participating in a future Wikimedia user group for Perth, that would be welcome). I'm not an admin because too many people despise me, and I'm not interested in performing admin-type duties. Do contact me if passing through. :-) Tony (talk) 4:58 pm, 27 September 2014, Saturday (11 days ago) (UTC+10) ))

Cool! I would like to apologise for not responding to your response faster, I had not realised that you had responded. I am too against Murdoch's puppet government (seen in a humorous vandal edit here: [1]). Having never visited Bombo beach, how would get off the railway station? I am guessing you can directly access the beach from the station and how would get on the other side of the Freeway? I would like to participate in Wikimedia projects relating to Perth, Jervis Bay, Sydney and NSW, so if you can send me links that would be great! I also have enabled my email if you want to contact me for further dialogue. Cheers, Luxure (talk) 08:30, 8 October 2014 (UTC)
I'll email you. Tony (talk) 08:32, 8 October 2014 (UTC)

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