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DYK[edit]

Updated DYK query On 5 November, 2006, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Stan McCabe, which you created. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page.

--Allen3 talk 10:32, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

  • Nice work mate. — Moondyne 03:10, 6 November 2006 (UTC)


and now, a self-delivered DYK article (I didn't choose it)

Updated DYK query On November 6, 2006, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Channa (Buddhist), which you created. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page.

Blnguyen (bananabucket) 03:44, 6 November 2006 (UTC)

Police Rugby League[edit]

It has been suggested that you may be able to offer me some advice or assistance with a page I created on Police Rugby League in Victoria. It was deleted shortly after creation even though in my opinion it is notable enough to remain on the site and no different to many other sports related pages. Please see my talk page for more information if you can help. Thanks.VPRLC 01:45, 6 November 2006 (UTC)

Ok, but it looks bleak as far as notability goes. Perhaps a general Police Sports article will be OK with the info inside it. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 03:44, 6 November 2006 (UTC)

I have replied to your comments on my page. ThanksVPRLC 03:39, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

Well, you could go and nominate the other page for deletion with {{afd}}. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 05:28, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

Cybercafe.com[edit]

Is there a reason why you deleted Cybercafe.com? That page was currently being debated on at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Cyberpunkcafe.com. -WarthogDemon 07:03, 7 November 2006 (UTC)

The spam-advert clause of WP:CSD # 11 I think it is. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 02:38, 8 November 2006 (UTC)

Thanx[edit]

For the revert of my page.File:Smiley-animation.gif--Dakota 00:53, 8 November 2006 (UTC)

For the DYK message! Ben MacDui 08:50, 8 November 2006 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Hi Blnguyen, the RFA had a pleasant conclusion.. Thanks a lot for your comprehensive nomination and flattering words!! -- Lost(talk) 09:36, 8 November 2006 (UTC)

While I have your attention :P[edit]

7th Wonder is up for deletion. If it does get deleted, would my standard-form article on an ESC entry in fact qualify as enough of a change for it not to be a G4 candidate? BigHaz - Schreit mich an 11:58, 8 November 2006 (UTC)

Thanks![edit]

Thanks for your kind words and your encouragement - both are very much appreciated. --User:AlbertHerring Io son l'orecchio e tu la bocca: parla! 23:36, 8 November 2006 (UTC)

May I pl. request you?[edit]

Someone suggested to approach you for content war and edit wars on Hinduism. Though, it may not be proper for me to tell you to go through talk pages of Hinduism, I am inclined to urge you to do so considering voluminous nature of discussion. The same would give you a good picture of problems.

If you could be of help in the matter, I shall feel grateful to you.

swadhyayee 03:53, 9 November 2006 (UTC)

What is the problem exactly? Blnguyen (bananabucket) 04:43, 9 November 2006 (UTC)

Article monopolised. Edits not alllowed. Lobbying to get supports to a person, not to merits. Irrelevant not allowed to be removed. All un-ethical means adopted to have the article one's way. Just regd. Wikipedians come straight to Hinduism, support and praise the person/article. Just regd. Wikipedians get invitation to discuss on Hinduism and they drop in to support! swadhyayee 07:42, 9 November 2006 (UTC)

Are you talking about Opiner of HeBhagawan - I'm surprised to find that this is the only religion for which I had forgotten to watchlist. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 07:54, 9 November 2006 (UTC)

No RamRamji around 7th or 8th Oct. & Nina (NinzEliza ?) on 8th - 9th Nov. or so. swadhyayee 15:54, 9 November 2006 (UTC)

Hmm...[edit]

Right now, it's my inclination that this project can benefit more from me doing other things. I appreciate the note very much though - thank you for that. On other things, you and I need to catch up. I have not seen you around since September! --HappyCamper 05:21, 9 November 2006 (UTC)

Nagarjunakonda[edit]

You are very welcome! :) Glad INNEW is very busy. -- Ganeshk (talk) 06:53, 9 November 2006 (UTC)

I hear you. I should start collecting more stamps. I have one till date, Talk:Kolachal. -- Ganeshk (talk) 07:09, 9 November 2006 (UTC)

DYK[edit]

I did, yes, thanks. The Lilburn I'm afraid I'm going to have to let slide for now, as the only resource I have is the CD booklet. The Yakunchikova I'd be happy to do if I could just find the damn book I had with a nice little article on her - much more substantial than what I had to go on when I wrote the page.

'Course, it would help if I could translate the Russian page... --User:AlbertHerring Io son l'orecchio e tu la bocca: parla! 02:16, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

I might just pick it anyway. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 05:28, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

Is there a tool..[edit]

Any idea, whether Wikipedia has a tool to find out which article was read by whom and for what duration (naturally no one can say whether the viewer read or not but spend time of the page)?

swadhyayee 02:30, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

No it doesn't. You can't spy on people LOL Blnguyen (bananabucket) 05:28, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

Nero - ???[edit]

Hey, you seem like a level headed guy. Would you be able to swing by the Nero talk page & see what's going on with the people who keep reverting my edits. I've never come accross this opposition before especially when I've got a citation & my edits are great! Maybe you can come to a solution. Thanks for your kind words. I'm fine for the momento anyway, but your words really cheered me up... :) Spawn Man 04:35, 10 November 2006 (UTC). BTW, What if Sango's dead!!!?? We would never know! OMG! I try not to think about it....

Well, there are aways, but I hope that it wouldn't be necesary because such a horrible situation hopefully will not arise. I'll look at Nero soon. Hang in there mate. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 05:28, 10 November 2006 (UTC)
Well actually I'm not that okay. I'm kinda between bearing it & crying... Spawn Man 04:42, 10 November 2006 (UTC)
I quit. Thanks for trying, but obviously nobody likes me other than 20 people.... Spawn Man 08:50, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Requests for adminship/Rama's Arrow 2[edit]

Why not? I promised a nom many a while ago and felt bad not adding it. Hope he gets it, he sure deserves it -- Samir धर्म 00:53, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

How did you like the nomination? I totally copied your style :-) --May the Force be with you! Shreshth91 05:22, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

I don't think that you trawled through all his contribs to pick the best diffs - it would have taken you 10+ hours if you did. More diffs please, about 50 of them. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 05:28, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

My RfA[edit]

Pink rose albury botanical gardens.jpg Hi Blnguyen. I wanted to thank you with flowers (well, flower) taking the time to participate in my RfA, which was successful. I'm very grateful for your kind words in support, and especially for your comment in response to an oppose. I truly appreciate that. I assure you I'll continue to serve the project to the best of my ability and strive to use the tools wisely. Please do let me know if I can be of assistance and especially if you spot me making an error in future. Many thanks once again. Yours, Rockpocket 08:33, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

Re: Delivery[edit]

WikiThanks.png Thank you so much for the special delivery! :-)--thunderboltz(Deepu) 13:45, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

DYK[edit]

Updated DYK query On 10 November, 2006, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Nagarjunakonda, which you created. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page.

It's your DYK. Was placed on talk page. My contribution was insignificant. (I still added it to my stamp count :) -- Ganeshk (talk) 18:34, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

Pity, someonw picked it out of sequence. I was going to add in some more stuff. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 02:22, 13 November 2006 (UTC)
Updated DYK query On 10 November, 2006, Bakaman's talk page was updated with a Major Contributors count. You came in 9th place (out of 135), falling between Deepujoseph and Ragib.
Note - I've edited ur talk page 156 times and you only returned the favor 20 times.Bakaman Bakatalk 19:36, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

RfA thanks[edit]

Hi Blnguyen, first of all, I am very thankful to you for making efforts for my RfA nomination. You were going in very fine manner to seek my contribution in various space. I appericiate your effort. Anyways, my RfA has got succeed because of your support. Thank you once again, Shyam (T/C) 06:52, 11 November 2006 (UTC)


User:Ikonoblast[edit]

He's back, and has made some allegations against you in my rfAr

[1]

Just wanted to let you know.Hkelkar 08:48, 12 November 2006 (UTC)

thanks, Blnguyen (bananabucket) 02:22, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

Prods[edit]

Hi, have been cleaning up the Perth western suburbs articles all day, and ended up coming up with a new {{Perth western suburbs}} template to replace {{City of Nedlands suburbs}}, {{City of Subiaco suburbs}} and {{Town of Cambridge suburbs}}, adding in the numerous one-suburb-council suburbs that exist in that part of town. This was in part due to the duplication between the above three thanks to the joys of local political manoeuvrings. I have marked the above as AfD's - just thought I'd drop a note on your talk page out of courtesy and also to explain the reason :) Orderinchaos78 (t|c) 15:58, 12 November 2006 (UTC)

Acknowledged. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 02:22, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

Rabig,Ragib or Rabid??[edit]

BInguyen,I understood the context of your message.But i think you made a spelling error in the title.Will you pls correct it.-Bharatveer 04:07, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

How it went[edit]

Well, I got around 120 votes, roughly 1/4 of what the winners got. I'm very pleased that I got that many, especially in what is no doubt the most conservative area in Adelaide.

Best of luck in your own exams, your course is probably one of the hardest there is. michael talk 07:04, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

Ouch. Well, in lieu of any exams, good luck with that then! I don't want to imagine the complexities of it all... michael talk 07:15, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

Did you run as a leftist?!?!?! candidate or something? Or were you referring to your age....Blnguyen (bananabucket) 03:11, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

User:TerryJ-Ho[edit]

Are statements like this [2] that are extremely prejudicial against Hindu people, acceptable on wikipedia? Note the reactions [3] and [4] to such offensive remarks.Hkelkar 08:54, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

What did Slim Virgin say? Let's see a 3rd opinionBlnguyen (bananabucket) 03:11, 14 November 2006 (UTC)
AMbroodEY gave an opinionBakaman Bakatalk 03:41, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

I don't feel under-rated (unless there is a chart somewhere and I'm at the bottom ;)) Yomanganitalk 17:09, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

Could you help[edit]

Tomananda is unfairly blocked. He exhausted his 3 reverts on this page but he did not violate the 3RR rule. I contacted the admin that blocked him the following is his response. What is more unfair is that Olaf Stephanos who had just as many reverts on that page was not blocked. Could you help unblock Tomananda?--Yueyuen 20:39, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

3RR is not an entitlement to 3 reverts. Edit warring is prohibited. Also, the threshhold for information on Wikipedia is not truth, but verifiability; Wikipedia is not the place to reveal "the truth" except through reliable sources. Please also read Wikipedia:Resolving disputes. —Centrxtalk • 07:26, 13 November 2006 (UTC)
I think I managed to get Centrx to agree in principle, but the block has already expired. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 03:11, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

Reply[edit]

The Page History Stat tool should give you a count. Just type in "User talk:Blnguyen" (w/out the quotes) and it should work for you.Bakaman Bakatalk 01:32, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

Thanks, Blnguyen (bananabucket) 03:11, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

Ladies Bible Study[edit]

I would like to know why the page Ladies Bible Study was deleted. If you could let me know, I'd appreciate it. Dachande 02:49, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

Hello. I deleted it because of Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Ladies Bible Study.Blnguyen (bananabucket) 03:11, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

Thank you very much. I was unfortuneately involved in said mailsotmr and wondered where the article went. I had no idea that that many people felt that strongly either way. Again, Thanks. Dachande 15:40, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

DYK[edit]

...awarding myself a confirmation that ALoan selected my article for DYK

Updated DYK query On November 13, 2006, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article John (bookmaker), which you created. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page.

Blnguyen (bananabucket) 03:11, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

Ninanajna perhaps?[edit]

I'll change it accordingly BigHaz - Schreit mich an 06:42, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

Sorry if that freaked you out a bit. I've always been paranoid about the contents of my buffer doing something like that. BigHaz - Schreit mich an 07:02, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

Shiny new buttons[edit]

Lt Mike Hunter 1.jpg Two weeks ago I couldn't even spell administratur and now I are one (in no small part thanks to your support). Now that I checked out those new buttons I realize that I can unleash mutant monsters on unsuspecting articles or summon batteries of laser guns in their defense. The move button has now acquired special powers, and there's even a feature to roll back time. With such awesome new powers at my fingertips I will try to tread lightly to avoid causing irreversible damage and getting into any wheel wars. Thanks again and let me know whenever I can be of use.
~ trialsanderrors 06:44, 14 November 2006 (UTC)
Lt Mike Hunter 2.jpg

Bippu[edit]

You just place a DYK notice on my talk page for creating the article Bippu, but I did not. You also placed an award on my talk page. -- Jreferee 06:47, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

Arbitration[edit]

Hkelkar is using this to indicate that you think he is not a sockpuppet. Perhaps you can elucidate your current position on the arbitration page. BhaiSaab talk 06:07, 15 November 2006 (UTC)

Deletion[edit]

Had you deleted it an hour ago, I would not have objected, but a minute or two before I was ready to do so?! The sheer insolence! Best wishes, El_C 07:08, 15 November 2006 (UTC)

my website[edit]

Hi, my website was added by others long ago, I am just preventing it from being deleted. This issue was thoroughly discussed on my user page here--Samuel Luo 03:52, 16 November 2006 (UTC)

Ok, sorry. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 02:13, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

Can you block IP 220.227.207.31?[edit]

Can you block IP 220.227.207.31 who is dumping sheer non-sense on Hinduism? swadhyayee 06:56, 16 November 2006 (UTC)

Is it? Blnguyen (bananabucket) 02:13, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

Hmm...[edit]

I thought Kavadi carrier would have been discovered sooner to be AJMS's sockpuppet before I disclosed it. :P Kimchi.sg 15:18, 16 November 2006 (UTC)


Swimming World Magazine[edit]

As the Managing Editor of Swimming World Magazine, I made some edits to our magazine stub to give a bit more in-depth information on the magazine.

Is there a reason why you reverted my changes?—Preceding unsigned comment added by RedTieGuy (talkcontribs)

Hello. The problem is that your edits were not written in a neutral tone but rather bordered on advertising, especially the section about how to subscribe, and the contents of the latest magazine, are in a manner which is not appropriate for an encyclopedia. I think a good model for an article about a magazine is perhaps Wisden for cricket. Oh, and I'm happy to say that the list Swimming World Swimmers of the Year about your publication's much respected and coveted awards which I wrote was awarded featured list statusWikipedia:Featured list candidates/Swimming World Swimmers of the Year. Of course, we are happy for you to provide more in depth information that the public cannot access on your webpage, but it has to be in a neutral and non-marketing tone. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 02:13, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

Gotcha. I'm new to the magazine, and am taking a look at the various places that link to us online. Part of the problem is that our brand changed from swiminfo.com to SwimmingWorldMagazine.com. I'm trying to make sure that the change is made. Also, I am new to wikipedia, so I don't really have a true idea about what to post and what not to post. From reading your response, it looks like the only things that are allowed on wikipedia are those things not already on another web site like ours? Is that correct? Other than that, I just wanted to make sure that people could see the various services we offer to the swimming community. If that is considered marketing or promotional by wikipedia, I'm more than happy to just leave everything as it is. Just not sure exactly what you all would be looking for.

On another point, I did see your World Swimmers of the Year list. I loved it.

Red Tie Guy

Re: 2 things[edit]

wrong uniform?

Hey there Blnguyen! Long time no see, I'm doing really well thanks, just got on holiday, what about you? As for Sango, I was on her talkpage a couple of weeks ago and noticed she wasn't around, but I assumed she was just busy, if she still isn't replying to e-mails, that's quite worrying, I hope everything is alright... :S Thanks for letting me know though. Other thing, as far as I know, the Indian cricket team is coming to Cape Town on the tour, in fact I was considering going to watch them at Newlands. Unfortunately, one cannot get near the nets when there isn't a match on, and people are generally not allowed in during training. :( If I'm there at some stage I'll see if I can snap some shots, but I'm not optimistic I'm afraid. Nice to hear from you, sorry I couldn't be of more help. All the best -- Banes 19:14, 16 November 2006 (UTC)

Ah, in Australia, there wasn't even a security check. The fellow just smiled. It's hard work getting a functioning pic through the netting though. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 02:13, 17 November 2006 (UTC)
Yeah sadly things are quite a bit tighter over here, tis a pity. And the nets don't help much either, even if I was able to get near them. Wrong uniform indeed! Don't get me started on how the Cricket Board of South Africa messed that one up, they wouldn't let the fellow into the team so he just went off to England! Honestly... -- Banes 16:53, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

Your nets photos[edit]

Hello Monkeyman, I see you've been busy. Those photos are amazingly difficult to take aren't they. I do like your Terry Jenner shot. It makes you appreciate prof photographers who manage to get a classy shot seemingly with ease - I wonder what the secret is? When they come over my way in a couple of weeks, I intend to have a go myself. Cheers. — Moondyne 01:36, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

Ah, well it's not so easy for those guys either. They were taking multiple shots and then muttering expletives when they didn't work out as they planned either.....The problem is that the bowling nets are protected by a metal wire fence and then another cloth fence. You can poke the lens past the metal fence, but you'll still get the black fuzz of the cloth fence about 1m in front. I used a digital camera with a maximum aperture f=5.6, whereas for the proper family camera, you can get 1.6 - (small f number -> large aperture) and the pros probably have an even larger aperture. Then with a larger aperture, the field of view is smaller, so you the length at which the object is focussed is smaller....that's why the pros can take a picture through the netting and it only looks like a grey cloud. Of course, if I used the family camera, I could have gotten a better pic, but I don't think my parents would be happy, as the "success rate" would probably decrease from about 1/8 for these "pseudo-amateurish" digital snaps to maybe 1/20 for the manual film which requires more discretionary skill......and likely triple figure bills for a few photos. The ones which turned out OK, of Cook, Read and Jones practicing catching were only because there was no netting in the way....and the same goes for the photos of Jenner, Aggers, CMJ and Graham Cornes and Roger Wills (don't have an article for him yet). Most of the journos and pundits were rather bewildered when I took photos of them....And judging by the way Pietersen was training against Panesar, I'm guessing he has a few big hits in mind this summer, as well as attempting reverse-sweep sixes like he did against Murali. England were batting for 2 hours but the Redbacks only trained for 30 minutes so I could only get Cosgrove and not Cullen, Tait, Lehmann and Gillespie...perhaps that explains why they never win anything....Blnguyen (bananabucket) 02:13, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

thanks dude[edit]

Hey - bill me for the next Coke/Pepsi you buy! And dude, a million thanks for your advice and guidance. I really appreciate your kindness to me and all the other dudes around this mad project. Rama's arrow 02:21, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

Btw, do keep an eye when you can on my deletions/blocks. Just starting out, so likely to make 1-2 mistakes. That block button is too close for comfort to the talkpage button. Rama's arrow 02:26, 17 November 2006 (UTC)
Err, right.Blnguyen (bananabucket) 02:32, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

[Statement of gratitude][edit]

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Because people often complain that RfA thank-you messages are impersonal, I thought I'd give you the opportunity to create your own. -- tariqabjotu 03:35, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

And, if I haven't said so already, [statement of gratitude] for nominating me! -- tariqabjotu 03:35, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

Reply[edit]

I was leaning towards guessing meatpuppetry anyways, because I saw little of Sarvagnya's unique brand of accusations (though I saw the revert warring and other tactics) in Gnanpiti. What did the checkuser prove then? Is the charge of meatpuppetry still valid?Bakaman Bakatalk 04:22, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

That they are in two different cities, but were in the same city at one point. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 04:36, 17 November 2006 (UTC)
I'm saddened by how my consensus work among many different ethnicites and religious views on Talk:Vande Mataram, Talk:Saare Jahan Se Achcha and Talk:Jana Gana Mana is able to be thrown into a quagmire by one editors fringe POV and amazing willingness to revert.Bakaman Bakatalk 04:48, 17 November 2006 (UTC)
Consensus?? What consensus?? On the Vande Mataram page, Sameer explained that the song was partly in Sanskrit or something like that, so the use of Devanagari to represent Sanskrit seemed valid and I agreed. On Jana Gana Mana, opinion was divided down the middle. Later the 'other side' materialised a 'citation' which said that the 'Hindi version' of the song had been adopted. Based purely on this citation was the Nagari transliteration allowed. I asked them what "Hindi version of a Bengali song" meant and I am still waiting for an answer with a citation. On Saare Jahan Se Achcha, neither does the song have Sanskrit in it nor is it the "Hindi version" of some song. The only citation the 'other side' has been providing is to a flimsy blog of a nobody which has anti pakistan anti muslim puke all over it. So what consensus are u talking about??! Sarvagnya 05:54, 17 November 2006 (UTC)
Myself, Basawala, Bharatveer, mahawiki, Anupam, DaGizza and the Bengali users once citations were found.Bakaman Bakatalk 02:00, 18 November 2006 (UTC)

IRC[edit]

Your persistent refusal to respond to my queries are not helpful. Please respond. BhaiSaab talk 04:34, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

I am there - your machine says that you are away.Blnguyen (bananabucket) 04:36, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

RfA and BhaiSaab[edit]

I have made corrections attributing Fred's statements to him and mine to me.However, it is clear that BhaiSaab's intent was to hide further displays of his antisemitism.Hkelkar 05:36, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

Thanks for your support![edit]

Admin mop.PNG A week ago I nominated myself, hoping to be able to help Wikipedia as an administrator as much as a WikiGnome. I am very glad many others shared my thoughts, including you. Thank you for your trust! Be sure I will use these tools to protect and prevent and not to harass or punish. Should you feel I am overreacting, pat me so that I can correct myself. Thanks again! ReyBrujo 21:19, 18 November 2006 (UTC)

Legal threat case[edit]

Hi Blnguyen - I request you to please check out User talk:65.110.153.102 and his edits on Talk:Allama Mashriqi, where he issued a legal warning/threat. I've blocked him for 1 week as of now, but I request your input on the proper course of action in this regard. Cheers, Rama's arrow 16:32, 19 November 2006 (UTC)

Hey - sorry I made a mistake in blocking him. The legal threat was a quote from a website being discussed. Rama's arrow 18:24, 19 November 2006 (UTC)

Can be read?[edit]

Hello! If you get a chance, could you see if you could make sense out of Talk:HSAB theory? --HappyCamper 00:32, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

Yes I could. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 06:06, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

ADB pics[edit]

Those assertions of "ownership" or "rights" by public bodies really irk me. As per {{PD-Australia}}, under the Copyright Act 1968 and the Australia-US Free Trade Agreement (AUSFTA), copyright has expired in Australian pre-1955 photos. It's high time they removed such notices and stopped perpetuating disinformation. In Clare Dennis's case, the notice says "Reproduction rights owned by the State Library of New South Wales", whereas the photo was clearly taken taken in Australia in 1934. — Moondyne 01:20, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

I looked up Boy Charlton on ADB and saw that it uses the same pic that you uploaded to commons, with the "Reproduction rights owned by the National Archives of Australia"- so PD covers the NAA? Blnguyen (bananabucket) 01:19, 20 November 2006 (UTC
AFAIK, NAA is covered by the same rules as the rest of us. — Moondyne 01:22, 20 November 2006 (UTC)
Hear hear! I just can't stay away from this topic; it is my pet hate. Just about every library and archive in Australia seems to think they can claim copyright over any and all material in their collections, online and offline, regardless of the material's actual copyright status. It is obscene. It is a form of fraud. When I'm Czar of Australia, I'll have their heads for it. Hesperian 02:27, 20 November 2006 (UTC)
I think he means servitude in Sibera SatuSuro 05:49, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

Arbitration[edit]

Hi Blnguyen, please don't forget to comment on the Hkelkar arbitration. Thanks! BhaiSaab talk 01:41, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

I will do so. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 06:06, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

Chicken and Rice?[edit]

Hi I noticed your comment on the deletion review of chicken and rice. As you may already know I feel very strongly about this subject even though I am in no way working for this company. I have worked very hard to included this article because I have personally witnessed its impact on the tristate area. I have also worked hard to establish its notability and removed all forms of advert and POV references. You stated in the DR

"Endorse deletion - notability not established"

I was just wondering why. In the section of my article Vendor Achievements I showed that it has won notable awards, have been cited by a notable chief in Food & Wine Magazine, and has resulted in a murder directly involving the demand of the food. It seems to pass WP:NOTABILITY "In order to have a verifiable article, a topic must be notable enough that it will be described by multiple independent reliable sources." - which this does. I was wondering if you could please elaborate on why it is not notable, or perhaps reconsider? Valoem talk 04:26, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

Ok, I'll have a look again. I inadvertently looked at the main article instead of your draft. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 06:06, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

Sweating inside there?[edit]

Hi Blnguyen, are you going to continue working inside that yellow monkey costume? I would barely survive considering a scorching summer is just around the corner! :) GizzaChat © 04:42, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

What if it is not a costume at all? Kimchi.sg 04:46, 20 November 2006 (UTC)
It's not hot enough. That's why I needed the green blazer as well. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 06:06, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

Hello, Had to pop in.[edit]

Hello, I had to pop in and have a talk with you.. I've seen some of your work that you have been doing on the suburbs, did you take the photo's yourself?

--An Apple a day keeps -The Doctor- Away.. Or does it! (talk)(contribs) 05:38, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

Yes, I uploaded them at commons these days. I went to Adelaide Oval and got the English cricket team as well. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 06:06, 20 November 2006 (UTC)
Did you take any photo's in the Marion Council Area? I don't have a camera and I am meaning to buy one.. Unfortunately my Camera Phone is not good quality and I can't put them on Wikipedia.. lol..--An Apple a day keeps -The Doctor- Away.. Or does it! (talk)(contribs) 06:13, 20 November 2006 (UTC)
Um, no I don't see myself going there anytime soon. I'm in the northwest, and I took some pictures on the NW transport corridor whilst travelling to the city on the bus. As for the adelaide hills, I was there for an excursion because we had some international guests at university. The other stuff is city photos. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 06:31, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

FYI[edit]

I have mentioned you in my evidence in the HKelkar arbitration here [5]; I thought it would be appropriate to let you know. I apologise for the fact that the reference is not unqualifiedly positive, which is the rest of my experience with you, of course. Please do not forget to look in on this RfArb whenever you get the chance, and to contribute if at all possible. Hornplease 05:50, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

Yeah, well I don't think I'll get sanctioned for being reluctant to get involved, seeing as my understanding of this stuff extends no further than the fact that some people like Koonraad Elst and the opposite side likes to quote Witzel. If you are talking about the Gujarat riots, there are three Gujarat admins on en.wiki and they too are reluctant to get invovled in this fight - I can certainly sympathise with this, since, I am also reluctant to edit too much in the religion tension areas on australian related stuff lest I get pilloried. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 06:06, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

Barnstar[edit]

Thanks!! Andrwsc 06:57, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

Image:Heysentunnel.jpg[edit]

I have moved your picture (and two other and some text) from South Eastern Freeway to Adelaide-Crafers Highway. TheJosh was already complaining on the talk page that the pictures were on the wrong article, before you added another one. FWIW, I think this is the best picture on the page. --Scott Davis Talk 13:01, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

Vietnamese name pronunciations[edit]

I noticed that you added Vietnamese pronunciations to several place names in Vietnam where the articles do not include the proper diacritics (e.g. Tuy Hoa, which should be Tuy Hòa). The computer I'm using right now do not have sound capabilities, so I can not check whether your pronunciations include the proper tones. If they don't, please do make sure that the place names have the proper diacritics before you record, else we'd have a bunch of mispronounced place-names, which is worse than nothing at all. DHN 23:09, 20 November 2006 (UTC)

It should be OK. I looked up a diacritic list at List of cities in Vietnam and also used the vi-pedia. So it should be fine, barring miscopying by myself. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 00:53, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

Thanks![edit]

Hey Blnguyen! Thanks for the barnstar :) Sure is appreciated :) Regards, =Nichalp «Talk»= 00:18, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

You definitely deserve it. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 00:53, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

WP:Cricket[edit]

I would join, but you're an Autralian! ;) Of course I'll join. I spent a bit tidying up the project's members list & getting all the stats in order there. Hopefully I'll be a help... Spawn Man 00:57, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

Re: Pics and meet-up[edit]

Thanks. I've been removing them when I've come across them, though I really ought to go through my logs and get rid of them all. In fact, I think I will do so now :). I saw your photos in Adelaide Oval – nice work! It'd be great for the Adelaide community to have another meet-up. I did say to Longhair (who lives in Mildura) that I would propose one for around about now, but I've left it be because many of us are busy with exams and because I will myself be unavailable for one for a while, as I'll be overseas from next week. I'm sure there are enough Adelaide editors interested in meeting up, so I say go ahead.--cj | talk 01:19, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

T:ITN[edit]

Hi Tariq. Seeing as you are the man for these current events, could you please check my nom to see if Ian Thorpe deserves a run. He just retired today and won 11 World Championship titles - the most by an swimmer. Also won 5 Olympic gold and 13 individual world records. Of course, I maybe biased, as I wrote the article. Thanks, Blnguyen (bananabucket) 02:26, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

Do you have a link for the World Championships? Also, is there a way to clarify his eleven-time winnings? Is this multiple medals at just a few World Championships? -- tariqabjotu 02:39, 21 November 2006 (UTC)
The link is #5 in the article. Also, there is a full WC medal table in his article, in the 2001 section. He won 2 in 1998, 6 in 2001 and 3 in 2003 World Aquatics Championships. His 2001 effort also made him the only one to get 6 in one championships. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 02:43, 21 November 2006 (UTC)
I meant wiki-link. The best I could find was International Swimming Federation, but that seems to be more about the organization than the World Championship. Also, is this picture as bad as I think it is? It seems like it would be much more helpful if he were in a swimming environment, but ITN is in need of a change of scenery. -- tariqabjotu 02:47, 21 November 2006 (UTC)
He did dye his hair black last year and went to TV Week Logies as a presenter and the launch of Sydney FC as a high profile backer of the new football club with a black mullet. The 11 that he won were FINA World Championships - Long Course, which links to the 2001 World Aquatics Championships etc. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 02:51, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

Mark Waugh[edit]

The only info I could find (as nothing else seemed to mention it) was this: http://cricket.indiatimes.com/homepages/waughbro/wvsw.htm . From this article I have to assume they are genetically identical. - Diceman 03:28, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

Did some more Google searches, I found a direct mention that states they are fraternal twins [6]. I'm satisfied but am surprised that a written mention was so hard to find, considering the amount of media coverage they must have had. - Diceman 05:03, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

Windy Point Photo[edit]

That's the view from Windy Point, isn't it? Rocksong 04:06, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

Yes- thanks for pointing it out. Blnguyen (bananabucket) 01:46, 22 November 2006 (UTC)

Michelle Ford[edit]

Wow ! It would be great to get a mail from DW. Tintin (talk) 05:25, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

Just noticed that he has edited here too. About two-thirds of my Olympics edits are based on his book. Tintin (talk) 05:27, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

Kiwi! on deletion review[edit]

An editor has asked for a deletion review of Kiwi!. Since you closed the deletion discussion for (or speedy-deleted) this article, your reasons on how or why you did so will be greatly appreciated in the above review.