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2010

Help LSU

Hey buddy. I know you appreciated my work on the LSU page, but go here and nominate for LSU to be a collaboration article and a bunch of other people will pitch in

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Universities/COTM#.7B.7Bla.7CLouisiana_State_University.7D.7D

Just follow the directions on the page, and let me know if you need help. I'd really appreciate it. Thanks! Nowhereman86 (talk) 04:22, 7 January 2010 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Mount Helal

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The article Mount Helal has been proposed for deletion because of the following concern:

Unreferenced stub for 3 and a half years. Only reference found on google search are mirror sites to Wikipedia.

Please do not remove this prod unless you mean to provide the references yourself, and do so within a reasonable time of removing the notice.

While all contributions to Wikipedia are appreciated, content or articles may be deleted for any of several reasons.

You may prevent the proposed deletion by removing the {{dated prod}} notice, but please explain why in your edit summary or on the article's talk page.

Please consider improving the article to address the issues raised. Removing {{dated prod}} will stop the proposed deletion process, but other deletion processes exist. The speedy deletion process can result in deletion without discussion, and articles for deletion allows discussion to reach consensus for deletion. Haruth (talk) 13:34, 2 May 2010 (UTC)

2009

Orphaned non-free image (File:SU-SEAL.gif)

You've uploaded File:SU-SEAL.gif, and indicated that it's used under Wikipedia's rules for non-free images. However, it's not presently used in any articles. Wikipedia policy requires that non-free images be either used or deleted, so if this image isn't used in an article in the next week, it will be deleted.

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Best Wikipedia Login ID Ever!

Wow...you have the greatest Wikipedia login ID ever! :-) Watch out for snakes! BillFromDDTDigest (talk) 23:57, 6 April 2009 (UTC)

2008

Disputed fair use rationale for Image:EAHSSpartan.gif

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Disputed fair use rationale for Image:LSUGeauxPurp.gif

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Yat (New Orleans)

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Another editor has added the "{{prod}}" template to the article Yat (New Orleans), suggesting that it be deleted according to the proposed deletion process. All contributions are appreciated, but the editor doesn't believe it satisfies Wikipedia's criteria for inclusion, and has explained why in the article (see also Wikipedia:What Wikipedia is not and Wikipedia:Notability). Please either work to improve the article if the topic is worthy of inclusion in Wikipedia or discuss the relevant issues at its talk page. If you remove the {{prod}} template, the article will not be deleted, but note that it may still be sent to Wikipedia:Articles for deletion, where it may be deleted if consensus to delete is reached. BJBot (talk) 13:14, 5 January 2008 (UTC)


Disputed fair use rationale for Image:Smokey tv stover.jpg

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WikiProject Germany Invitation

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Hello, Sampo Torgo! I'd like to call your attention to the WikiProject Germany and the German-speaking Wikipedians' notice board. I hope their links, sub-projects and discussions are interesting and even helpful to you. If not, I hope that new ones will be.


--Zeitgespenst (talk) 13:25, 25 January 2008 (UTC)

Image:Ajhgcover.gif

I have tagged Image:Ajhgcover.gif as {{no rationale}}, because it does not provide a fair use rationale. If you believe the image to be acceptable for fair use according to Wikipedia policy, please provide a rationale explaining as much, in accordance with the fair use rationale guideline, on the image description page. Some examples can be found at Wikipedia:Use rationale examples. Please also consider using {{non-free fair use in|article name}} or one of the other tags listed at Wikipedia:Image copyright tags/Non-free. Thank you. Rockfang (talk) 18:03, 30 January 2008 (UTC)

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Image:Smokey_tv_stover.jpg

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Disputed fair use rationale for Image:American Art.jpg

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Disputed fair use rationale for Image:Magic Tape.jpg

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Unspecified source for Image:EAHS.jpg

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Image:BernieMoore.jpg

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Image copyright problem with Image:Ascension Parish.gif

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Proposed deletion of LSU Athletic Hall of Fame

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Wikipedia meetup in New Orleans

(This is being cross-posted to everyone listed in Category:Wikipedians from Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Category:Wikipedians in New Orleans, Louisiana)

Infrogmation and I are organizating a Wikipedia meetup in New Orleans on Saturday, August 23. Everyone is invited. Raul654 (talk) 18:32, 7 August 2008 (UTC)

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Hey y'all!

We're going to be having our first Mississippi meetup next month, and I would love it if you'd like to come out! A few of us will be staying overnight, so if you feel up to it, we could have a meet and greet that night and then breakfast the next morning and talk about Wikipedia and everyone's areas of expertise. Let's show 'em how it's done Southern-style! Mike H. Fierce! 21:50, 20 November 2008 (UTC)

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2007

Image:WillPower-headshot.jpg

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2006

LSU tigers deletion nomination

I'm not nominating these articles because I think they are bad articles, or are poorly referenced, I'm nominating them because its silly to have a unique page for each season of each team for one sport for each school in Division 1. Any easy fix for this would be to merge them into one article for each team, with a different section for each season/year. If you all don't agree, then you're blind to your own bias, and life will go on. DesertSky85451 00:19, 9 October 2006 (UTC)

On a side note, you're accusing me of nominating an article for deletion in bad faith, which I don't appreciate. I don't know shit about LSU, or the Longhorns, and I don't care, but I also don't like the deletion of useful information from Wikipedia. I do, however, like a neat and orderly wikipedia, and these articles offend my sense of cleanliness. What is your objection to a merger into one article for each school's football program? DesertSky85451 00:29, 9 October 2006 (UTC)

I like the way you insult my obliviousness on the discussion page for the AfD instead of trying to have a dialog with me. Really mature of you. Clearly, these don't have a consensus on these articles yet, but since my nomination has accomplished nothing more than homophobic comments towards me, I'm giving up. However, I will give credit to college football fans for how quickly the homophobic comments came out. Good job guys! DesertSky85451 16:19, 9 October 2006 (UTC)

You didn't try to start a dialogue with anyone before you put up a wholesale listing of articles for deletion, did you? And I'm sorry if anyone posted anything disparaging anyone's sexuality—that certainly has nothing to do with the issue and is not indicative of all football fans. I personally listen to NPR, watch the Daily Show, and support LGBT rights. It's not very "mature" of you to stereotype a group of people just because of the actions of one. — Sampo Torgo [talk] Flag of Acadia.svg @ 16:33, 9 October 2006 (UTC)
  • OK guys, let's cool it. I listen to NPR and I watch Fox News and college football. Besides indicated some possible schizophrenia on my part, none of that has anything to do with the question. I will delete that "Joey Hope" comment from the AfD. Desertsky has a point that some of these articles need work, but at the same time has been willing to withdraw the nomination and let us work on them. Let's all drop this argument now, OK? Johntex\talk 17:07, 9 October 2006 (UTC)
  • I did try to start a dialogue by listing several of the LSU season articles as proposed deletions with a suggested merger to a combined article, at which point User:Seancp promptly deleted my proposal tags. Only then did I go for the AfD because I got pissed off about my proposed deletion tags being removed. I should have gone to the wikiproject talk page to attempt to talk this over with reasonable people, but I didn't know about the wikiproject until after the AfD was created. I'm not claiming to be perfect, but you're accusing me of being oblivious (wrong), wanting the information deleted completely (also wrong), and not finding college football notable (also wrong). BTW, pointing out that some college football fans aren't homophobic doesn't make it okay that some are. DesertSky85451 17:17, 9 October 2006 (UTC)
  • I said you were oblivious to the fact that a WikiProject existed on it—you've just confirmed that in your above message. And only one person (apparently a sock-puppet) mentioned anything about sexual orientation. I never said it was "okay" for anyone to be homophobic, but you have no reason to assume that any significant amount of college football fans are. Such comments are biased and unfair, and I don't appreciate you coming on my talk page with them, when I had nothing to do with the one stupid comment that was made. — Sampo Torgo [talk] Flag of Acadia.svg @ 17:28, 9 October 2006 (UTC)

I wasn't oblivious, I was unaware. I realize what I should have done with regard to the wikiproject, but I didn't know about it at the time. Shit happens. Check why the AfD ended. For the record, I never accused you of homophobia, just some college football fans in the deep south. DesertSky85451 18:09, 9 October 2006 (UTC)

  • (Sigh) I know I asked for us to end this, but since you two are still discussing this, I would like to make another statement. I believe it is unfair to say "some college football fans in the deep south". First of all, "some" is misleading because it was one post from one user. Secondly, you have no proof the poster was from the deep south. Does this possibly indicate some geographical bias? Third, there is not even proof that the poster was a college football fan. Maybe they are just a homophobe who watches Dessertsky's contributions and tries to cause mischief. Maybe they are even a heterophobe who wants to make college football fans look bad. Maybe it was even DessertSky using a sock puppett to muddle the issue (This is not an accusation, just a hypothetical.) It is unfair of us to speculate, and it is unfair of us to make generalizations about groups of people. Johntex\talk 18:21, 9 October 2006 (UTC)
  • It was unfair of me to generalize or assume that the random editor was a college football fan, or from the south. I take it back. Homophobia is just something that pisses me off. This is my last post on the subject; I'm moving on. DesertSky85451 18:33, 9 October 2006 (UTC)

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LSU Pages nominated for deletion

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LSU Tigers Football Players Section

Excellent work on the players section of the LSU Tigers football page! It looks great! Seancp 20:32, 25 September 2006 (UTC)

Thanks. — Sampo Torgo [talk] Flag of Acadia.svg @ 15:40, 28 September 2006 (UTC)

page merges

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And, please use {{NCAATeamFootballSeason}} on each season page. --MECUtalk 13:29, 23 September 2006 (UTC)

LSU Tigers Football

I appreciate the work you are doing on LSU in Wikipedia, but the change you made to the "Prominent Players" secion of LSU Tigers Football makes it look pretty ugly. What was wrong with the way the information was organized before?

—The preceding unsigned comment was added by Seancp (talkcontribs) 15:49, 2006 September 22.

Well, I agree it's not the best layout, but it was quite ugly before - jumbled and unalphabetised. I think a table with borders showing would be best. — Sampo Torgo [talk] Flag of Acadia.svg @ 16:04, 22 September 2006 (UTC)

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Exonym and Endonym redirection problem

Exonym and [[Endonym both redirect to Exonym and endonym we might want to fix that BionicWilliam 00:54, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

That's because Wikipedia has one article that addresses both terms. — Sampo Torgo [talk] Flag of Acadia.svg @ 01:15, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

I mean to avoid the redrect: lik this Exonym and Endonym (feel free to edit the article to your proposal) BionicWilliam 01:25, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

That is actually undesirable, according to Wikipedia:Redirects:

"Most especially, there should never be a need to replace [[redirect]] with [[direct|redirect]]."

Sampo Torgo [talk] Flag of Acadia.svg @ 03:47, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

China, Taiwan, etc.

It doesn't have anything to do with bias - it's a matter of linguistics. I carefully researched all six countries to come up with my last edit. I started this article with the intention of listing English exonyms and their corresponding endonyms for nations and their capitals. The exonymic name should be the most familiar one in the English language (i.e. Taiwan, not ROC), not the official English name. These countries were listed one way for the past two years, and were recently changed - I'm simply trying to keep them the way they've been.

What exactly do you see as POV about the way they were/are listed? — SampoTorgo [talk] Fleurdelis.jpg @ 22:40, 7 September 2006 (UTC)

Common short English exonym ; common short endonym

SampoTorgo [talk] Fleurdelis.jpg @ 22:58, 7 September 2006 (UTC)

I'm just trying to keep this article in sync with the other list. Republic of China and the Koreas need there repected leters since that what the list of countries has it under (The header states that this article is based on the list of countries article witch has been consistant since aleast June 2006.) One question why do we go by the short form and not the offical form of the countries name? since the offical names is what the countries go buy not the short form? The main point is that I just want the main countrie list to be as similar as possible so we don't confuse the public. BionicWilliam 08:44, 8 September 2006 (UTC)

What I mean in the header is that the criteria for inclusion is based on the list of countries, not that the names should be exactly the same.
I created this list to reflect the short, familiar forms of place names in both English and their native languages, to provide insight into what people call their countries on a day-to-day basis, rather than an official one. That's the whole reason I became interested enough in the subject to compile this list in the first place and add it to Wikipedia. — SampoTorgo [talk] Fleurdelis.jpg @ 16:34, 8 September 2006 (UTC)

My only beef then is with Republic of China/Taiwan, people might be confused, In that it might be the proposed Republic of Taiwan not de jure Republic of China.

My Proposal: (With just short form part

Country (Exonym)
China (PRC)
China (ROC)

BionicWilliam 00:04, 9 September 2006 (UTC)

The reason I changed the Chinas to what I stated above is Taiwan is not what the Chinese of the Republic of China call there country. China is the proper Exonym. PRC is what the Peoples Republic of China is usally abbreviated to. see the People's Republic of China article BionicWilliam 03:52, 10 September 2006 (UTC)

I have changed my propose in that we change the exonoym to to

Country (Exonym)
China (Taiwan) (ROC)

like we do with the endonym. If nothing else change (if not already) the native to the offical romanization pinyin of the Republic of China: Tongyong Pinyin and Offical Chinese Script of the Republic: Traditional Chinese characters Please give your concence on my talk page so we can put this issue to rest BionicWilliam 01:50, 13 September 2006 (UTC)

I agree with your proposal but you might want to work on the fomating. BionicWilliam 00:54, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

Replacing U.S. with US

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I noticed that too. Will you revert your changes please? In general making such sweeping changes using AWB is only acceptable in reference to policy or to a consensus. --Guinnog 11:35, 12 September 2006 (UTC)
As you didn't reply, I went ahead and reverted them myself. In reviewing your edits, I found [1] particularly bothersome; you had made two minor formatting changes, but failed to correct highly visible vandalism in the article. Consider doing fewer edits more slowly to give yourself time to read and edit properly. Adding {{cleanupdate|September 2006}} is always an option if you are not sure whether something is actually vandalism.
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My mistake. I didn't realise Wikipedia has such a wildly inconsistent style manual ("U.S." is the only punctuated abbreviation - not even "USA" is.) Of course, the MOS also says that it defers to standardised styles, such as Chicago, etc., which is why I was using what is generally consensus in critical bibliographical research. Also, I'm an American who uses British English, which leads to differences in style.

That said, I've no problem following the in-house standard—I was simply mistaken about what it was. Thanks for reverting those changes that I made, and sorry you had to bother with it.

Also, my edits were still in progress. I was making a first pass to pick up formatting problems that AWB catches, then was to proceed with my usual detailed edits of spell-checking and vandalism-watching. (I use anti-vandal tools rather than AWB for removing vandalism.)

Again, I appreciate the clarifications. Thanks! — Sampo Torgo [talk] Flag of Acadia.svg @ 14:55, 12 September 2006 (UTC)

Thanks for your reply. No problem. Have you considered adding your name to Wikipedia:Typo, or taking part in Wikipedia:WikiProject Disambiguation? They need all the help they can get. --Guinnog 15:07, 12 September 2006 (UTC)

Paul Groves

Did Paul Groves the former footballer and now football coach really go the Louisiana State University? -Bedders 05:19, 12 September 2006 (UTC)

No, that was a mistake. I've removed it. Thanks. — Sampo Torgo [talk] Flag of Acadia.svg @ 05:23, 12 September 2006 (UTC)

I thought it might be the case, but you can never be sure though :) --Bedders 06:41, 12 September 2006 (UTC)

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Wow, you were quick! Thank you... it's nothing personal, just that we can't allow everyone to be called an accredited reporter. You're still allowed to list details on your userpage, remember. —this is messedrocker (talk) 01:08, 5 September 2006 (UTC)
Yeah, I was just experimenting. Thanks. — Sampo Torgo [talk] Flag of Acadia.svg @ 01:27, 5 September 2006 (UTC)

Exonym and Endonym redirection problem

Exonym and Endonym both redirect to Exonym and endonym we might want to fix that BionicWilliam 00:06, 9 September 2006 (UTC)

explaining my changes to the Chinas, the Congos & the Koreas

Since these all have the same English short name I just went ahead and changed there names to there official long forms to conform to list of countries & List of sovereign states because I think it's better to conform to the other list. Besides it not Official

The Two Koreas do not recognized each other North Korea is not the Official English Short Name of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, which would be Korea. South Korea is not the Official English Short Name of the Republic of Korea, which would be Korea.

The Two Chinas do not recognized each other China is the Official English Short Name of the People's Republic of China Taiwan is not the Official English Short Name of the Republic of China, which would be China.

The Two Congo’s recognized each other but Congo- Kinshasa not the Official English Short Name of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which would be Congo. Congo-Brazzaville is not the Official English Short Name of the Republic of the Congo, which would be Congo.

So I just went buy the Official English Names to be safe. (I just needed help with formatting & Transliterations

BionicWilliam 07:47, 31 August 2006 (UTC)

I have corrected "Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan" to "Islamic Republic of Afghanistan" and avoided redirects on the Congos (I also just want a general consence on this issue, should we go buy what the countries say is correct on what the general public goes by)I also think we sould conform with the other two main country list so we are not contradict are selfs. I just want to add the Republic of China Transliteration don't conform with its article BionicWilliam 08:01, 31 August 2006 (UTC)

I have done compromise wich I rhink we can all agree on. North Korea is now (North) Korea South Korea is now (South) Korea As on list of countries People's Republic of China is now (China) People's Republic of Taiwan is now (China) People's Republic of- Taiwan is not the official short name As on list of countries

Congo-Brazzaville is now Congo to conform with native name column Congo-Kinshasa is now Congo to conform with native name column As on list of countries

Since we go by what that says (Header states “The following chart lists the countries of the world (as defined here), along with their capital cities, in English as well as in the country's native language (when different).”) BionicWilliam 19:14, 31 August 2006 (UTC)

I propose that we change the exonoym to to

Country (Exonym)
China (ROC)
Taiwan

like we do with the endonym. If nothing else change (if not already) the native to the offical romanization pinyin of the Republic of China: Tongyong Pinyin and Offical Chinese Script of the Republic: Traditional Chinese characters BionicWilliam 02:16, 11 September 2006 (UTC)

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Wrong Person!

I was the one who corrected the paranthetical rantings by Cyclopath (?) You must have mistaken me for him. --Sampo Torgo 08:21, 1 August 2006 (UTC)

Woops, sorry, my bad. Brentt 08:22, 1 August 2006 (UTC)

No problem. --Sampo Torgo 08:26, 1 August 2006 (UTC)


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