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wp/lez[edit]

Hello, could you not do 10 small edits to the lezgin section incubator wikipedia. Not enough for statistics. Thank you in advance.Namik555 (talk) 04:31, 9 August 2011 (UTC)

UK vs. Great Britain[edit]

Welcome on board, $1LENCE D00600D. You've done some great work so far with creating the articles on Carribean pirate battles. Just a hint though, the United Kingdom was only established in 1800, so you'd want to use {{flagicon|Kingdom of Great Britain}} and {{flagicon|Kingdom of Great Britain|naval}} for the infobox, as those flags don't have the Irish St. Patrick's Cross included yet. Cheers, De728631 (talk) 00:10, 8 August 2010 (UTC)

Roberto Cofresí[edit]

Thank you for your good-faith contribution, however I removed the "Cabo Rojo" due to his birthplace" simply because it wasn't so, plus any addition made to the article must cite and provide a reliable verifiable source as required by Wikipedia policy. While it is true that Cabo Rojo was the town that he was born in, he was never known as anything else but "El Pirata Cofresí". Thank you once more. Tony the Marine (talk) 05:23, 8 August 2010 (UTC)

Border War (1910-1918)[edit]

Hi. I've undone one of your edits to this article (this one) for two reasons: you changed the outcome of a battle, which I think calls for a supporting citation; and the resulting sentence actually didn't make any sense. I realize that the original article might be incorrect in its statement of who won and who lost, but since your changing the status quo, it falls on you to back up your change with a citation from a reliable source. The sentence problem you can clear up quickly, it looks like you just left out a couple of words that would make it make sense. Best, Beyond My Ken (talk) 01:51, 30 August 2010 (UTC)

Sockpuppet report[edit]

Please note that I have filed this sockpuppet report, which concerns this account. You may respond there if you like. Beyond My Ken (talk) 08:27, 30 August 2010 (UTC)

License tagging for File:SMS Mowe.jpg[edit]

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File copyright problem with File:SMS Mowe.jpg[edit]

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19th century wars in Vietnam[edit]

I've read several of your articles such as Bombardment of Quim-hon. It's cool. I pay a lot of attention to 19th century foreign wars in Vietnam. If you have many more sources, please create more articles about the 19th century British, French and American involvements in Vietnam. BTW, there was also a 1845 clash between the US and Vietnam when the US attack a Vietnamese city to force the Vietnamese government to release the French missionaries. If you have sources, please create an article about it. I'm looking to see more 1800s foreign (especially the US) combats in Vietnam. Cheer. Qajar (talk) 00:16, 15 September 2010 (UTC)

I consider myself to be a "page starter", I merely create little pages (generally history) and over time they get expanded by other users. Often I do a little expanding myself but usually I like to work on adding templates and pictures. Only when I am extremely interested with a topic do I spend the time to create a lengthy article about it. It just so happens that 19th century Asia is probably my most favorite subject to read and write about. It's hard sometimes to find information about some of those events back then and I woundn't consider myself to be an expert. I had know idea there was an incident as you described between the United States and Vietnam in 1845, I created many of the "19th century Asia/Pacific conflicts involving the United States" articles so it is certainly something I'll look into. A conflict with the US Navy and the Vietnamese doesn't suprise me though, the United States and the European powers engaged in several conflicts in the 1800s which were referred to as "small wars" in the United States. Thanks for the message and thanks for letting me know of that 1845 incident.--$1LENCE D00600D (talk) 05:16, 15 September 2010 (UTC)

Sockpuppetry[edit]

Based on checkuser evidence at this case, it has been determined that you have used the User:Az81964444 account in the past, and based on behavioral evidence it's likely that you have used others. Our policy states that every editor is restricted to one account. The normal response to sockpuppetry is an indefinite block, however I am making an exception in your case. There is no evidence that you have used caused disruption on Wikipedia, using alternate accounts or otherwise, and you've actually done some good work on Wikipedia. So I am taking no action against you, you're free to continue editing as you have been. Just know in the future that any use of alternate accounts aside from uses outlined at WP:SOCK#LEGIT can and will lead to sanctions against you, including an indefinite block. Please just stick to one account from now on, thank you. -- Atama 17:37, 22 September 2010 (UTC)

Bombardment of Cárdenas[edit]

Hello, I've seen the article that you created about the alleged bombardment. I notice you that according to ancient and modern sources, even American, Cárdenas was not attacked again during the war after the battle of 11 May. Moreover, some of the ships blockaded into the port could depart it after the major engagement and participated in following operations. See the Historical dictionary of the Spanish American War, or La guerra Hispano-americana: El bloqueo y la defensa de las costas, for example. ElBufon (talk) 18:52, 28 September 2010 (UTC)

The existence of American accounts of the combat should not be a proof of its existence. According to the accounts by Young, Helm and Jungen about the attacks on Manzanillo, there were nine Spanish warships in the harbour, some of them ranging from 300 to 400 tons, besides a 1,000-ton torpedo gunboat and a schooner full of "fierce Spaniards", and were covered by numerous shore batteries armed with 6-pounds guns. What was the reality? The Spanish force consisted of 3 small gunboats and 3 pontoons crewed by 107 men. The biggest ship was an old 255-ton wooden pontoon (former gunboat) poorly armed and crewed by 4 gunners. The "shore batteries" were in fact three field guns of 80 or 90 mm. It's clear therefore, that the American commander's accounts greatly exaggerated the action. What to say about the alleged bombardment of Cárdenas? Artillery Captain Severo Gómez Núñez, who had been ordered to built various shore batteries in the harbour and began to do it on 12 May doesn't mention any attack against Cárdenas in the books he wrote about the war (see the second link above), as well as many modern sources. See for example the Atlas of American military history. ElBufon (talk) 07:00, 3 October 2010 (UTC)
Forgive me, the little article was based on the book "The Boys of 98" which features accounts as well as some reports of the various naval actions during the war (I was mistaken, it was not based on a commander's report). The part of the book that features a description of the bombardment reads; May 12. On Thursday morning, May 12th, the gunboat Wilmington stood in close to the coast, off the town of Cardenas, with her crew at quarters. She had come for a specific purpose, which was to avenge the Winslow, and not until she was within range of the gunboats that had decoyed the Winslow did she slacken speed. Then the masked battery, which had opened on the American boat with such deadly effect, was covered by the Wilmington’s guns. There were no preliminaries. The war-vessel was there to teach the Spaniards of Cardenas a lesson, and set about the task without delay. The town is three miles distant from the gulf entrance to the harbour, therefore no time need be wasted in warning non-combatants, for they were in little or no danger. During two weeks troops had been gathering near about Cardenas to protect it against American invasion; masked batteries were being planted, earthworks thrown up, and blockhouses erected. There was no lack of targets. Carefully, precisely, as if at practice, the Wilmington opened fire from her 4-inch guns, throwing shells here, there, everywhere; but more particularly in the direction of that masked battery which had trained its guns on the Winslow, and as the Spaniards, panic-stricken, hearing a death-knell in the sighing, whistling [pg 134]missiles, fled in mad terror, the gunboats’ machine guns were called into play. It is safe to assert that the one especial object of the American sailors’ vengeance was completely destroyed. Not a gun remained mounted, not a man was alive, save those whose wounds were mortal. The punishment was terrible, but complete. Until this moment the Spaniards at Cardenas had believed they might with impunity open fire on any craft flying the American flag; but now they began to understand that such sport was in the highest degree dangerous. During a full hour—and in that time nearly three hundred shells had been sent on errands of destruction—the Wilmington continued her bombardment of the defences. When the work was completed two gunboats had been sunk so quickly that their crews had no more than sufficient time to escape. Two schooners were converted into wrecks at their moorings. One blockhouse was consumed by flames, and signal-stations, masked batteries, and forts were in ruins. While this lesson was in progress the Spaniards did their best to bring it to a close; but despite all efforts the Wilmington was unharmed. There was absolutely no evidence of conflict about her when she finally steamed away, save such as might have been read on the smoke-begrimed faces of the hard-worked but triumphant and satisfied crew.
That's all I can say, the action did occur apparently, whether the account is was exaggerated or not I don't know. It can be hard sometimes to ascertain specific enemy casualties when you are firing on them from a naval gun hundreds of yards away, perhaps that is why accounts differ, or as you say, don't exist. Thanks.--$1LENCE D00600D (talk) 11:38, 3 October 2010 (UTC)
The only thing I can think of is that the author has been confused with the Third Battle of Manzanillo. The gunboats allegedly sunk were later delivered to the Cuban authorities in Havana. In addition, Cárdenas was a port of less importance than Manzanillo and was therefore less protected. There weren't infantry troops in Cárdenas, nor forts or blockhouses. The narration of the book closely resembles that of the Third Battle of Manzanillo. Have you find references to the bombardment in other sources? ElBufon (talk) 13:47, 3 October 2010 (UTC)
It may sound like it was the Third battle of Manzanillo but the source is pretty clear that it was at Cardenas, the day after the Spanish won the naval battle. Apart from that I don't know. The blockhouses were make-shift if I remember correctly and the forts descibed may be referring to the artillery batteries at Cardenas. (Often in old US navy reports, artillery batteries are called forts). I can't say off the top of my head if I found any other sources for this action but I will look around. (Iusually like to keep all information like this close at hand) Something seems fishy, if this engagement really did occur, there should be something more than just the "Boys of '98" book. If it really did not occur, than I have no explanation other than that is what it said in the book. Like I wrote above, I will look around and try to find some more info. Thanks again.--$1LENCE D00600D (talk) 20:46, 3 October 2010 (UTC)
As for the Battle of Manzanillo and Spanish forces there (I should have addressed this earlier), you sound like more of the expert when it comes to that topic, if you say the information in the article about Spanish strength that day was exaggerrated or inaccurate from American sources, that is fine, make changes accordingly. The War of 1898 is one of my favorite subjects but I am by no means an expert.
OK. For deletion, I think that you have to propose the article. See Wikipedia:Proposed deletion. ElBufon (talk) 05:33, 4 October 2010 (UTC)
As you basically have been the only contributor, it had been better /faster to solve this by just adding {{db-author}} to the article. Write short in the edit summary you now believe the article to be a misundertanding, or at least a short reason why. If the article is gone when you read this, this tip was just for the record. Greswik (talk) 21:05, 10 October 2010 (UTC)

Possible Typos[edit]

I noticed that you replaced the group (Category:Naval battles involving the United States) with the group (Category:Naval engagements of the Iran–Iraq War involving the United States). Both categories are currently populated so I assumed that it was a minor typo type thing and added (Category:Naval battles involving the United States) back again so that both categories are now referenced in the article. If this was not satisfactory, please let me know. Thank you for contributing. Veriss Veriss (talk) 06:04, 8 October 2010 (UTC)

I see what you mean and that you fixed it. Looks good to me. Veriss (talk) 14:47, 8 October 2010 (UTC)

New page "Tamils released from detention" for review[edit]

Hi I have created a page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Sixth6sense, could you please review it and guide me. Will Wikipedia accept this page? thanks Sixth6sense (talk) 10:21, 8 October 2010 (UTC)

Sixth6sense (talk) 07:32, 12 October 2010 (UTC)

Reform War[edit]

Hi... I saw that you put the template related to wars the U.S. was involved in on the Reform War page. The U.S. was not involved in the this War. It was purely a civil war between Liberals and Conservatives. Thelmadatter (talk) 16:14, 14 October 2010 (UTC)

Air engagements of the Gulf War[edit]

Hey, thanks for the comments on my page Air engagements of the Gulf War. Did my best to try and find all I could, I'm still finding more, it just gets more and more interesting. Skuzbucket (talk) 03:12, 15 October 2010 (UTC)

Welcome back[edit]

long time no see. I am glad that you liked my Polar Bear Expedition monument picture enough to enlarge it. It's quite a monster. Einar aka Carptrash (talk) 00:17, 16 October 2010 (UTC)

Possibly unfree File:Battle of Bias Bay 1849.jpg[edit]

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Possibly unfree File:Bahia Incident.JPG[edit]

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Vietnam War battles in 1950s[edit]

The Vietnam War is considered to start in 1955. But look at the Template:Campaignbox Vietnam War, we only have articles about the battles that occured only from 1960 or 61 onward. I hope we can find more information and references to write more articles about the military actions of war from 1955 to 1961. By the way, should we add North Vietnamese invasion of Laos to the template? Because this event was part of the Laotian Civil War, and this war was also part of the Vietnam War. 207.233.71.165 (talk) 19:56, 28 October 2010 (UTC)

Yes I think the invasion of Laos should be added to the Vietnam War template. It was part of the war. Also, I have been under the impression for some time that the Vietnam War began in 1959 when the North declared war on the South. (I could be wrong though the Vietnam War is not my area of expertise.) Maybe in Vietnam they consider the war to have begun in 1955 I don't know but either way you are right more info should be brought to wiki about the early years of the conflict. I don't do much work to the vietnam War articles though, there's way too many vandals to keep up with. Thanks for bringing it to my attention, I will add a link for the invasion to the template, if it hasn't been done already.--$1LENCE D00600D (talk) 01:24, 29 October 2010 (UTC)

November 2010[edit]

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LAST CHANCE[edit]

Talk to me. Are you going to stop using the Minor edit box? Are you going to communicate on your talk page. Dougweller (talk) 13:47, 3 November 2010 (UTC)

I've seen your comment on my talk page and I see you've cut down marking edits as Minor. I also note that you did reply above to someone, something I'd missed. Dougweller (talk) 10:43, 4 November 2010 (UTC)

WP:OWN[edit]

Hi. I suggest that you might want to review this Wikipedia policy. Editors do not and can not own the pages they work on, even if they have created them and are the principal contributor to the page. That being the case, an edit summary such as this one, in which you wrote "There is NO reson why the italics are unneccessary, dozens of other pages on wiki have italicized words in the caption sections. Every page I write will have them, including this one," is antithetical to Wikipedia policy. Every article on Wikipedia, including the ones you feel responsible for, is subject to the editing of other users, and you cannot determine, on your own, what will and will not appear in that article.

I fully understand that you feel as if these articles your "babies", and I have written (see here) that Wikipedia needs to recognize that principle author/contributors, who spend considerable time researching, writing and maintaining articles, are going to feel a strong connection to them. I have suggested that this stewardship of articles needs to be officially acknowleged in some way in Wikipedia policy, but even if that was to ever come about, it still wouldn't mean that principal authors/contributors would ever be in a position of controlling the articles to the extent of having a permanent veto over changes -- especially when those changes are in line with manual of style guidelines.

I respect your work, and have no intention of hindering it, but you really must step back a little and recognize that others are not out to harm your articles, that they have their best interests at heart. Best, Beyond My Ken (talk) 21:32, 4 November 2010 (UTC)

No matter what you say, I will not abandon my personal standards for wiki, I have tried hard fo a long time to be consistent (in terms of style) with every article I make or edit. It has also taken a long time to create this standard which I happily can say is now being used by other wiki users. That is why I will continue to add italics to every picture I am working with. I do not feel, because I wrote a page, that I have the power to "veto" anybody elses work. However, when it comes to you reverting my edits on that article since the very minute I created it, I will not exercise toleration. I am fully aware that you are not trying to harm the article I created but I can't help but think that since I created it, you have been the watch dog for it and have reworked every edit I have done to it since the beginning. Leave the italics and this matter will end. There is absolutely no reason why italics are inappropriate and as I wrote before, many other pages on wiki (as well as in books and elsewhere on the interenet) use italics for the captions of pictures. Thats all I can say, if they are removed I will add them again. I am not trying to be a dick I just will not abandon by style for anyones personal feelings.--$1LENCE D00600D (talk) 22:43, 4 November 2010 (UTC)
You might want to review WP:CIVIL and WP:BATTLEGROUND as well. Such a combatative and confrontational attitude as you've shown in your reply is hardly conducive to what is supposed to be a collegial and cooperative project. Please don't make me regret that I spoke favorably in your recent SPI about your value to the project. Beyond My Ken (talk) 00:31, 5 November 2010 (UTC)
Go ahead and regret, I wish this all could be forgotten about. Lets move on, don't remove the italics and this will be done. There is nothing more to say.--$1LENCE D00600D (talk) 00:35, 5 November 2010 (UTC) Moved from my talk page for continuity of discussion. Beyond My Ken
You do recall, I hope, that back in July when we first had a conflict, I attempted to apologize to you, and 19 minutes later you retired that account? Beyond My Ken (talk) 00:43, 5 November 2010 (UTC)
Actually no, after I stopped using that user name I never went back to the discussion page. As a man of honor, you have apologized and I will happily do the same. I try and avoid conflict whenever possible on wiki but if that means intering with a style of minor consistencies that I have tryed hard to maintain than I must make a stand. When it comes to the italics I just don't see why they cannot be used the way I have used them. Forgive me for this entire episode. It certainly has not been something I have ever been joyous about and I have never had a contest over such a petty thing. Perhaps you will think better of me some day and I am sorry this whole conflict has come to where it has. --$1LENCE D00600D (talk) 02:16, 5 November 2010 (UTC)
Thank you, I very much appreciate that. As I mentioned above, I'm not really interested in conflicts with other editors, so I had already taken the "Border Wars" article off my watchlist to avoid any future problems between us. I still think that it's best not to use italics for captions for a number of reasons, among which are that italicized text is somewhat more difficult to read, and since italics are used for titles and foreigh expressions, if you have to use those in an italicized caption, it means you get that awkward situation where titles etc. are un-italicized, which I never particularly liked. On the other hand, I know what it's like to have made a considered decision about what looks best, and have someone overturn it on the basis that "the Manual of Style says so" -- which is why I try not to do things just because, but instead because I honestly think the change improves the article. In any event, I'll withdraw from that article, and will probably come across one of your other articles by happenstance alone, as they're somewhat off the general subject matter I browse. If we do meet up again, I hope it will be a happy and congenial contact.

My sincere thanks once again. Beyond My Ken (talk) 02:35, 5 November 2010 (UTC) Two comments moved here from my talk page, to keep the discussion, which is, I believe, happily concluded, together. Beyond My Ken

Your contributed article, Battle of Veracruz (disambiguation)[edit]

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Template:United States intervention in Latin America[edit]

Hi, I have removed your insertion today of the template in Bay of Pigs Invasion, because it duplicated one already there, and in the location below the infobox it was screwing up the appearance. I hope you agree with my action.PeterWD (talk) 17:54, 10 November 2010 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Action of 12 October 1950[edit]

Symbol question.svg Hello! Your submission of Action of 12 October 1950 at the Did You Know nominations page has been reviewed, and there still are some issues that may need to be clarified. Please review the comment(s) underneath your nomination's entry and respond there as soon as possible. Thank you for contributing to Did You Know! The Interior(Talk) 23:34, 18 November 2010 (UTC)

Hi Silence. Your article was nominated to appear on the main page by another editor. It is now on the DYK Suggestions page (see link above), listed under "Articles created/expanded on November 12" heading. It is a good article, and can make it to the main page, if the listed concerns are dealt with. I've also notified the user who nominated it, either of you are welcome to comment at the entry. My main concern was that the "war crime" committed by the North Korean Army needs a citation stating that it was a war crime before we can use that phrase in the "hook". Hope you're having a good day, The Interior(Talk) 00:57, 19 November 2010 (UTC)
I don't feel it needs to be removed, just needs a specific ref. "War crimes" can raise a lot of hackles (though I doubt too many North Koreans have access to WP!). If you can think of another catchy one-line "hook" to describe what's covered in your piece, you should suggest it over at the nominations page. Keep up the good work in article creation! The Interior(Talk) 01:09, 19 November 2010 (UTC)
I see and I will do my best, I think I have a good alternative for the phrase "war crime", why not "incident", we can leave the reader to see past the white wash.--$1LENCE D00600D (talk) 01:18, 19 November 2010 (UTC)
Sure, drop a suggestion at the nom page. Just a note, I've left a rename request on the article's Talk page, maybe you could comment/make the change. The Interior(Talk) 01:27, 19 November 2010 (UTC)

DYK for Action of 12 October 1950[edit]

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DYK for Battle of Pusan[edit]

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DYK for Action of 6 October 1944[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 18:03, 29 November 2010 (UTC)

December 2010[edit]

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Actions of 5/6 May 1945[edit]

What the fuck are you playing at?
Where did you get the idea that taking an article about one thing, re-writing it to be about something else, then moving it to a new title, was a reasonable, or even sensible, thing to do?
I’ve moved it back; the discussion is here. Xyl 54 (talk) 16:09, 17 December 2010 (UTC)

So, now you are pursuing a move war! I have referred this here. Xyl 54 (talk) 01:04, 18 December 2010 (UTC)

An olive branch[edit]

Hello
There hasn’t been a lot of response to the request for comment on this; I would like to resolve this as an alternative to going back to edit-warring in January, if you are willing.
If you want an article about the Point Judith action, I’ve no objection to that; the account in the 5/6 May article was only meant to be a summary. If you want we can always put an extended account at Battle of Point Judith and a main article link at 5/6 May.
If you object to the notion of an article on the USN’s last actions as such, please say so and what you don’t like about it.
If your objection is to the format, or content, or whatever of the 5/6 article itself, please say that, and how you think it could be improved.
I’m not altogether clear what it is you want.
I will look out for a reply, here or on my talk page. Xyl 54 (talk) 10:42, 20 December 2010 (UTC)

and again[edit]

To try and resolve this, I’ve moved the Point Judith information to here. If you have information to expand it, fine; otherwise I can do it. I’ve also clarified the 5/6 May:last actions... page. If you wish to continue the argument, fine; this is just a proposal to clear the log-jam. Xyl 54 (talk) 10:48, 29 December 2010 (UTC)

Regarding this, I’m pretty sure it isn’t me that’s missing the point here, but we’ll see what the discussion throws up.
Also, if you want your merge proposal to be taken seriously, I suggest you tag the other article you want merging, and put a reason on the talk page you’ve linked to (per WP:Merge#Proposing a merger) so there'll be something to discuss. Xyl 54 (talk) 00:06, 5 January 2011 (UTC)
Seeing as we argued over this last month, it’s only right that I should give you a heads up on it. The talk page attracted a suggestion which made sense, so I’ve acted on it. I've also expanded the Point Judith article. If you are unhappy about this, please say so. Xyl 54 (talk) 15:47, 25 January 2011 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Blockade of Wonsan[edit]

Symbol confirmed.svg Hello! I reviewed the articleBlockade of Wonsan at the Did You Know nominations page and I rated it No problems, ready for DYK. I did not want to hold up the nomination with minor details or my personal preferences but I think the article would be stronger if there were a few more cites from new sources, simply because it appears right now too much like it is relying very very heavily on one source (history.navy.mil). I would just go to google and find a few more reasonable sources that mentions the blockade, then insert a cite for them into the article - so we know that sources other than the navy itself think this is noteworthy. Also, you have to be VERY interested in this topic to read every detail in the sections 'Escalation of War' and 'Height of Fighting', are you sure they aren't too long? (I'm thinking edited to about half their current size or less would be ideal). These are just my personal opinions, of course! Great pictures! Overall, a fine article. (I also put this notice on the editor/admin who nominated your article User talk:TexasAndroid.Leidseplein (talk) 18:12, 3 April 2011 (UTC)

The Blockade of Wonsan article is now in holding for Did You Know. It'll likely appear on the Main Page some time in the next 24 to 48 hours. Congratulations! :) - TexasAndroid (talk) 19:55, 7 April 2011 (UTC)

DYK for Blockade of Wonsan[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 16:05, 10 April 2011 (UTC)

Battle of Odessa (1914)[edit]

You created the article on the Battle of Odessa (1914). Please can you check your sources. The claim that the Turkish fleet entered the Black Sea on 27 October 1914 with three battlecruisers is impossible - they only had one battlecruisers - though they had a collection of old battleships some from the 1860s-70s and two from the early 1890s.

It would improve the article a lot if you would add some citations. A citation is a footnote saying which page number of which book a piece of information came from. Citations should be formatted as follows:

<ref name=Reed55>Reed, Edward ''The War in the Black Sea 1914-18'', p59.</ref>

If you want to cite the same page twice in the article, you put the second citation in as follows:

<ref name=Reed55/>

--Toddy1 (talk) 08:22, 11 April 2011 (UTC)

I see your point, I must have read something wrong. Yes I do realize that the Ottomans had only one battlecruiser, which came from the Germans, so I don't know why I would have wrote that they had three. It was a long time ago when I created that little article, before I figured out how to add citations. If you have a source please change the article yourself, I'll see if I still have information about my sources around here. Thanks for letting me know.

Overlinking[edit]

Hi, I've just removed quite a few of the links you've added to Bombardment of Cherbourg as well as some of the links in Action of 24 July 1945. There's no need to red link the names of relatively junior officers who almost certainly aren't notable or divide up the names of navies to separate links to what country' they're from and the navy. Also, were you planning to add links to the Action of 24 July 1945 article from the articles on the ships involved? At the moment it's effectively an orphan. Nick-D (talk) 07:56, 23 April 2011 (UTC)

Why are you re-adding the over-linking without so much as an edit summary? (eg [1]). Nick-D (talk) 08:49, 23 April 2011 (UTC)

Its all part of a standard for creating/editing articles I have used for quite a long time now without any trouble until now so I don't know what the problem is. An article like the Action of 24 July 1945 and the Bombardment of Cherbourg can and certainly and will be expanded in the future so haveing all the appropriate links now is to far out there is it? I do like to limit the links in the text of the articles I edit by not linking the same word more than once. I would appreciate if you would not revert my edits, especially to an article I just created a few hours ago. Oh yeah, as for the Atlantic campaign, please do not revert my edits to that, any engagement involving naval forces in the Atlantic is part of the Atlantic Campaign (Battle of the Atlantic) and the allied naval bombardment of Cherbourg was certainly part of it. thank you--$1LENCE D00600D (talk) 08:57, 23 April 2011 (UTC)

The issue is that the links to the navies are not useful and no-one is ever going to create articles on obscure junior officers so the redlinks are unhelpful. What sources state that the Bombardment of Cherbourg was part of the Atlantic Campaign? - all the sources I've seen place this operation firmly in the context of the Normandy Campaign. As I think that you should also take the time to review WP:OWN. Nick-D (talk) 09:48, 23 April 2011 (UTC)


What sources state that the Bombardment of Cherbourg was part of the Atlantic Campaign.

The fact that the warships were from the Atlantic Fleet and operating in the Atlantic Ocean makes the Cherbourg bombardment part of the Atlantic Campaign, it is part of the the Normandy Campaign also, obviously since it was a naval operation in support of ground forces. As for the junior offiers, even George Washington was a junior officer at some point. Maybe their careers are notable enough for them to have their own page but who knows. I can certainly understand why the four Japs who died in the Action of 24 July 1945 dont need to be links but as for Commander Newcomb, he recieved a Silver Star so he is not exactly un notable. If you look at almost every other warfare article on wiki, the names of officers, and even enlisted men, are linked. Rank should have no part in why a name gets linked.--$1LENCE D00600D (talk) 10:05, 23 April 2011 (UTC)

Should also mention that the German batterries engaged in the Cherbourg Bombardment were part of Hitler's Atlantic Wall.
Please see WP:MILPEOPLE for guidance on the types of military people who are considered notable - being awarded the silver star is not, by itself, sufficient grounds for someone to meet the relevant notability criteria (WP:BIO). I take it that you have no references which support your position on the Bombardment of Cherbourg? - those appear to be your personal views. Nick-D (talk) 10:20, 23 April 2011 (UTC)

Why don't you try reading the Battle of the Atlantic/Atlantic Campaign article, if you knew what the so called battle was, you would know that it was not really a battle, its just a phrase to describe all of the naval operations to take place in the Atlantic during the war. It think we can both agree that Cherbourg is on the Atlantic Coast, and that the warships which bombarded the city, were not in Hawaii when they fired their guns. Reference or not, the bombardment was still part of the Atlantic theater of operations. Operation Overlord was part of the Atlantic Campaign and because the bombardment was part of Overlord, thats another reason why it is considered part of the Atlantic Campaign.--$1LENCE D00600D (talk) 10:28, 23 April 2011 (UTC)

Again, what source supports that position? - without a reference, it's just your personal views. I have read the sources regarding this article BTW (along with many books on the Battle of the Atlantic and Normandy invasion) so there's no reason to talk down to me like this. The American official history by Samuel E. Morison makes it clear that the purpose of the bombardment of Cherbourg was to support the US Army's attack on the city (pages 196 to 197) and the British official history by Stephen Roskill states that the bombardment was requested by the US Army to "sychronise with the final attack" on the city (page 69). As such, this was a tactical operation conducted as part of the Normandy Campaign, and had nothing to do with the Battle of the Atlantic or control of the Atlantic more generally. Nick-D (talk) 10:41, 23 April 2011 (UTC)
Hi, As this is still unreferenced I've removed Operation Overlord and the Bombardment of Cherbourg from the campaign box. Cheers, Nick-D (talk) 01:10, 26 April 2011 (UTC)

Sorry I was ignoring you, hahaha

User name[edit]

Your username is funny, but the code messes up some displays. I've started a thread about it at WP:RFCN#$1LENCE D00600D. It's no reflection on your editing.   Will Beback  talk  08:23, 27 April 2011 (UTC)

That is funny :)
Apparently I'm the only who got a strange result, so I've closed the thread. Carry on.   Will Beback  talk  08:06, 28 April 2011 (UTC)
I get the same (or a similar) problem in IE8 and Google Chrome, but not when I am logged out. I think the problem might be with one of the scripts we are using. --Joshua Issac (talk) 15:12, 17 June 2011 (UTC)

Excellent Work[edit]

I just noticed the Johanna Expedition article you created and im rather impressed. I previously had thought to write an article on it but could never find more than a few sentences on it in any publication. Job well done!XavierGreen (talk) 02:23, 29 April 2011 (UTC)

Better source request for Image:USS Newport News 1972.jpg[edit]

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Baltimore Crisis[edit]

Hi, Have you got any ideas for sources for the "18 wounded" ? The present source states 17 wounded (5 seriously). John5Russell3Finley (talk) 18:17, 4 May 2011 (UTC)

Discussion you may wish to participate in[edit]

Hello, a notification I posted at Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Military history#Notability of the Battle off Diamond Shoals concerning the discussion I started on the notability of that battle on its talk page (which you should comment on rather than just remove the notability template from the article) has turned into a broader discussion of these types of articles and the Navboxes you've created to link them. Nick-D (talk) 11:28, 11 May 2011 (UTC)

(copied from my talk page) Theres nothing to discuss. Very few surface battles occurred between US and German forces during the war, especially in 1942 and right off the American coast, the Diamond Shoals action was one of them and I felt and still feel is is a notable event. You can delete it if you want but theres a good chance I will just recreate the page as it is one of the more direct engagements in the North American Theater, a topic which I have worked on for a long time. There are many articles on wiki for engagements that were significantly less climactic as the Diamond Shoals action. I am not saying it was a great or major battle but if the Battle of Point Judith has an article, so should this.--$1LENCE D00600D (talk) 00:14, 15 May 2011 (UTC)
I've just merged the article into USS YP-389 per the views of editors who commented at Talk:Battle off Diamond Shoals. Recreating an article when theres a consensus from other editors that the event it covers isn't notable enough for a standalone article is a good way to get blocked for disruptive editing. Nick-D (talk) 00:23, 15 May 2011 (UTC)

Decatur's Squadron[edit]

Saw and agree with your comment on the Decatur's Squadron in the Second Barbary War talk page and thought you might be interested to know that I have nominated that article for speedy deletion. -- Gwillhickers (talk) 13:55, 14 May 2011 (UTC)

Thank you, it is not needed.--$1LENCE D00600D (talk) 00:16, 15 May 2011 (UTC)

campaign navbox names[edit]

I've changed the piped link for "Campaignbox North American theatre of World War I" because I don't think it fits with the manual of style on piped links. The longer version gives a clearer view of what the link is about, both in terms of the scope of the content and the time frame. I've not found anything that suggests there was a North American theatre of war in WWI - as opposed to a Atltantic Ocean theatre - either. Perhaps there needs to be an article for North American during World War I of which the attacks would be a logical sub-article. GraemeLeggett (talk) 10:48, 16 May 2011 (UTC)

SMS Mowe, etc[edit]

There is a discussion about a couple of articles you wrote at Talk:SMS Möwe#Merging, if you wish to comment. Do you remember what sources you used for the two “Action of…” articles in question? It would be useful to know. Xyl 54 (talk) 13:04, 18 May 2011 (UTC)

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DYK for Battle of Kororareka[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 00:02, 27 June 2011 (UTC)

DYK for Nuku Hiva Campaign[edit]

Calmer Waters 06:02, 28 June 2011 (UTC)

Cliff dwellings[edit]

I saw you created Template:Cliff dwellings. You might be interested in the article I've created at List of dwellings of Pueblo peoples, and the categorization I'm doing at Category:Puebloan architecture. Just FYI. • Freechildtalk 06:39, 6 July 2011 (UTC)

DYK for Callao Affair[edit]

Materialscientist (talk) 16:02, 9 July 2011 (UTC)

DYK for Battle of La Flor[edit]

Casliber (talk · contribs) 00:05, 11 July 2011 (UTC)

DYK for Battle of Las Cruces (1928)[edit]

Casliber (talk · contribs) 00:06, 11 July 2011 (UTC)

Warship types of the 19th and 20th centuries[edit]

Yes, well done. That was a useful expansion you made to that template. --Epipelagic (talk) 09:53, 11 July 2011 (UTC)

Thank you, I just hope I'm not driving anybody crazy by making so many edits.

Kaibokan[edit]

Hi, I've just moved this article back to Kaibokan. While the word itself obviously isn't of English-language origins, it is the common English-language name for this type of ship. 'Escort ship' is a generic term that's not specific to any type of vessel. Cheers, Nick-D (talk) 10:19, 13 July 2011 (UTC)

Battle of Brazos Santiago[edit]

Please do not get into a revert war. You were bold and moved the article. I reverted you. The next step is discussion, not moving it again. Battle of Brazos Santiago is not a real name - it is not used widely be the sources. It was agreed at the AFD for this article that it wasn't a good name. Instead, the article was changed to a name that reflected WP standards for naval engagements. Please move it back. Karanacs (talk) 14:20, 15 July 2011 (UTC)

This is another reminder to please discuss controversial changes on talk pages. You are pushing your view of the Texas naval skirmishes with zero scholarly or secondary sources to back it up and are continuing to make these edits after having been reverted and pointed to scholarly sources. Karanacs (talk) 05:22, 16 July 2011 (UTC)

I've replied to you on my talk. Please revert your changes now or I will report you for edit warring. There is not consensus for you to make these controversial changes. We can continue discussion, we can open an RFC, whatever, but you're breaking policy by continuing to change the template and names when informed that these were controversial. Karanacs (talk) 15:12, 16 July 2011 (UTC)

I realized that you are the same editor who started this in 2010. The fact that you didn't discuss after knowing it was controversial then disturbed me, so I went ahead and filed the edit warring report here [2] Karanacs (talk) 15:38, 16 July 2011 (UTC)


I've removed your changes to the campaignbox and put them on the talk page. Please use the talk page here to discuss and do not make these controversial changes again without that discussion. This campaignbox has existed for years and you seem to be the only one who wants these teeny naval skirmishes included in it. Please discuss the reasons behind that on the template talk page before making this controversial change again. Karanacs (talk) 18:11, 27 July 2011 (UTC)

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DYK Shinyo Maru Incident[edit]

I wanted to add, that in reviewing your DYK nomination, your reference for the DYK claim is not entirely proper--you need to have an inline reference for the specific fact in the DYK, and it can't just be at the end of the paragraph. So the claim you make could be supported by your off-line reference, but that still would not be enough. If I missed it in the inline reference, I would apologize, but that note still needs to be right next to the fact in the article. I hope that my suggestion for an alternative works for you, because I appreciated the article itself very much and hope that it gets the DYK that it deserves. Good luck! Alawa (talk) 17:15, 20 July 2011 (UTC)

My humble apologies[edit]

I didn't mean to mark your post, that was a mouse click error. I'm sorry for that, and I'll make sure I don't accidently click something I shouldn't. Wildthing61476 (talk) 03:08, 15 August 2011 (UTC)

Owens Valley War[edit]

I see that you have grouped the Bear River Massacre article together with the Owens Valley War. Having read many scholarly papers on the topic of the Bear River Massacre, I have never seen this association come up before or even mentioned, so it is a bit interesting that you have brought it up in the first place.

I would like to know what you are using for sources to assert this particular grouping of battles against the American Indians, and what other notable historians are also suggesting this grouping is valid. Other than the fact that all of these military actions happened during the period of the Civil War and involved units of the "Department of the Pacific", I'm not entirely certain that there any sort of correlation. It seems like a potential POV issue too where a subtle assertion that there was an organized effort on the part of the U.S. Army to exterminate American Indians during the Civil War in the American west. I see these more as isolated incidents against very different groups of people.

I'm willing to be proven wrong on this point, but I'm skeptical at the moment. Please find a source for this information! --Robert Horning (talk) 01:10, 16 August 2011 (UTC)

This change is flat wrong the Owens Valley Indian War had nothing to do with Connors campaign against the Shoshone and the Bear River Massacre in Idaho or the Snake War. I regard the change to Owens Valley War and cobbling it with the Bear River Massacre as a speices of vandalism. Leave my article Owens Valley Indian War alone for me to finish. It is obvious you havent even read the cited arcticle. Asiaticus (talk) 05:10, 18 August 2011 (UTC)

Your move of Dakota War of 1862 to Dakota War (1862–1865)[edit]

Please note that I have opened a discussion at Talk:Dakota War (1862–1865) in the section "Article title should be moved back to Dakota War of 1862" seeking consensus as to whether the former title is a more appropriate one for the article. Your input will be very welcome. Thanks. Edison (talk) 22:57, 16 August 2011 (UTC)

Regarding reeded 10 yen coins...[edit]

Sorry for the late response but if you are still interested: You posted on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:10_yen_coin that you had some reeded 10 yen coins but couldn't find a date on them. I have one of these and the date is indeed printed but it is in kanji, for example the reeded coin I have says 昭和二十六年 which means Showa 26 or 1951. If you want to know the year check the number against this chart (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_numbers) then just check it against this (http://www.meijigakuin.ac.jp/~watson/ref/mtsh.html). Hope that helps! Jyuichi (talk) 04:22, 22 August 2011 (UTC)

Crossposted from Karanacs talk page[edit]

As I can't tell if you actually bother to read anything I've written, posting this in places I hope you look;

Please don't shout. I have provided reasons why those should not be inclued, backed by reliable sources, on both my talk page and the talk page of the template. I have also opened an RfC on this issue. So far, there have been several comments, and ALL say that the naval skirmishes should not be included in a Texas Revolution template. Unless the consensus changes over the next week or so (and I doubt that it will), then the naval skirmishes should no tbe included. Your continued insistence on adding them - or creating a fork - combined with your refusal to actually discuss the reasons I've provided (all I've heard from you is essentially "I think this is right" - no RS!!) is disruptive. Continued efforts on your part to ignore consensus will result in you being dragged to ANI. I'm tired of this nonsense. Karanacs (talk) 02:41, 4 September 2011 (UTC)

I notice that you[edit]

just did some category work at John Davidson (general) If the article - before the category section includes this: DEFAULTSORT:Davidson, John but within these brackets {{...}} then it will automatically have him come out as "Dividson" on the catgory page, so there is no need to go the "John Davidson (General)|Davidson" route. I just learned this trick myself and feel good about passing it on to you. Einar aka Carptrash (talk) 21:36, 13 September 2011 (UTC)

Sycamore Canyon foto[edit]

Hi, the photo you asked about is definitely from the northern Arizona redrock canyon, not the one in southern AZ. Best, Pete Tillman (talk) 21:13, 21 September 2011 (UTC)

Templates[edit]

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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First Battle of Sacket's Harbor[edit]

Hey there $1lence, came across the First Battle of Sacket's Harbor page and noticed that you were/are the main contributor, once under the name of 'Az81964444', (I have another username also, no implication intended) ) but that the article wasn't cited. Not even a reference section. Nice write up, but you might want to include some references. -- Gwillhickers (talk) 15:14, 27 October 2011 (UTC)

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Posey War[edit]

I just came across this article. I came across it from a reference in Why do language die. I had absolutely no idea this skirmish took place. I also just saw you expanded the Utah Black Hawk war. Very good work. When I come across the umpteenth footballer article created (81 out of 107 new living biographies yesterday), I'll have to remember your work. Thank You. Bgwhite (talk) 07:18, 7 January 2012 (UTC)

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I notice you reverted two of my changes to Colombia during World War II (including renaming to "Colombia in World War II") and brought back the infobox (1) May I ask why? The name change is debatable I guess, though it is more common to have the "Country X in War Y" notation, but why bring back the infobox? No other article with the same scope uses it and as far as I can see, the only information (1939-1945) is actually wrong (or at least oversimplistic)! I'm anxious to avoid some sort of edit war here, so please let me know your thoughts on the matter. Actually, I had intended to raise the whole "Country X in War Y" thing on WP:MILHIST anyway so I guess we can wait on that.
All the best, Brigade Piron (talk) 23:04, 3 June 2013 (UTC)

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New article[edit]

You were the creator of Latin America during World War II, and we also have British Empire in World War II. Maybe you should create French Indochina during World War II, with a brief summary of events in all three countries of Viet Nam, Cambodia and Laos. ༆ (talk) 08:03, 12 August 2013 (UTC)

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I've removed a copyvio from Tucson Mountains. Please don't copy and paste text from sources into Wikipedia articles. Vsmith (talk) 18:36, 3 March 2014 (UTC)

Seems there is more - copyright violations in your edits to Sasco, Arizona have resulted in your additions there being reverted. Vsmith (talk) 19:14, 3 March 2014 (UTC)

I've deleted a page you created: Sales tax token as it was basically a copyright violation. Content was copied from this website. Vsmith (talk) 19:38, 3 March 2014 (UTC)

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$1LENCE D00600D, I hereby award you The Epic Barnstar for your extraordinary contributions illustrating various county seat wars, especially the Tucker County Seat War in the U.S. state of West Virginia! Thank you for taking the time to shed light on a lesser known important chapter of American history! -- Caponer (talk) 11:31, 14 April 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Tucker County Seat War[edit]

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Blocked[edit]

Your conduct here, combined with the many copyright issues we are finding with you at Wikipedia:Contributor copyright investigations/$1LENCE D00600D, tells me that you don't understand the copyright procedures on this site. As a result, I have blocked you until you can confirm that you do in fact understand our policies. Wizardman 02:46, 18 April 2014 (UTC)

Yes, the attitude you showed in that discussion is patently unacceptable. You caused these problems, you need to take responsibility for them by helping out in your CCI if you are unblocked. MER-C 04:48, 18 April 2014 (UTC)
I am well aware of the copyright procedures. I am not a dumb as you make out. And I will not tolerate rude behavior. If you want me to read your comment, show some manners. I have no idea what discussion you are talking about, but if it is the one I think it is, that old man had no right to speak to me in that manner. Sometimes I am a little too lazy when it comes to writing articles. Afterall, I am not much of a writer, and thats not really my intention here on wiki anyway. My main goal on wiki is to bring some of these interesting events into the spotlight, so that others may expand upon the articles however necessary. (And more recently I have been playing around with a camera) Most of the articles I deal with involve little known historical events dating back 100 years ago, when not many people were recording the details. A lot of the time there is such a small amount of information on certain subjects availiable to me that I cant help but use the same words and sentences, otherwise you end up leaving out facts and other important parts of the story. Block me if you must. I dont like it, but at least you have heard what I have to say. Have a good night.--$1LENCE D00600D (talk) 05:38, 18 April 2014 (UTC)
Hi Wizardman and MER-C, it seems that $1LENCE D00600D is not even acknowledging the seriousness of the situation w/r/t WP:Copyvio, and their repeated attempts to divert legitimate criticism by claiming (disingenuously? idk...) both here and there to have suffered "rude behavior" is troubling. Then, demanding that you "show some manners" if "you want me to read your comment" would seem not to help the situation. So my question is when an editor defiantly writes, "Block me if you must" but doesn't even acknowledge the existence of a problem and their role therein, is there any other remedial action that can be taken to influence them towards more responsible editing - or at least protect the integrity of the project? And is there anything that regular (non-admin) users can do to help? Thanks for your time. Cheers. JDanek007Talk 21:37, 18 April 2014 (UTC)
To answer your first question: not really. Now that they are blocked, the onus is solely on $1LENCE D00600D to convince an administrator that they understands the problems with their editing. Nuking all of their edits is not appropriate at this stage. As for stuff you can do: you can examine the articles listed at Wikipedia:Contributor copyright investigations/$1LENCE D00600D for copyright problems and remove them or report them at Wikipedia:Copyright problems. MER-C 04:40, 19 April 2014 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── See Wikipedia:Sockpuppet investigations/AZ8196/Archive this user has a history of likely sockpuppet abuse, and that may contribute towards the flippant attituder ("if an account blocked, well never mind I can always open another and carry on as before") Unfortunatly it is probably necessary to check the other likely sockpuppet accounts to see if there are more copyright violations under those accounts. -- PBS (talk) 14:58, 20 April 2014 (UTC)

The likely sockpuppet account is already listed (page 3). $1LENCE D00600D: I will delete all articles you created and revert all your edits if you evade this block. MER-C 02:53, 21 April 2014 (UTC)
Hello there??? Please exercise some patience, it is a holiday weekend! I am acknowledging that there is a problem! How can I "evade" this block? I am not some computer genius or something, I wouldn't even know where to start! I am pretty sure I have never been "Blocked" before, so I simply did not understand what exactly you need me to do about it, until now (but I guess I already knew this). Thank you for making this more clear for me, Mer-C, even if you weren't directing your comment toward me. To start, I dont even know what a sockpuppet is. I do know computer geeks like to make up slang words for everything nowadays, which just confuse the hell out of me!!! If it is what I think it is, I can assure you I only use this account. (Thanks, PBS, for the extremely rude accusations, though. That is insulting, but I dont mind!) An administrator warned be about that a long long time ago, and I am not that kind of person anyway. (My 12th b-day was a long time ago!) In case you did not fully understand my last comment, there is only so much information available to me on basically everything I am interested in creating articles for, and I am not a very good, or healthy writer, so in some cases It can be difficult to help it, without leaving out important details. Most of the time, and this you can be assured of, I do try my best to simply report on the information, rather than copy it exactly from the sources. The reason why I tend to leave so many inline citations, and often a grouping of them at the end of a paragraph, is because the paragraph is usually a mix of multiple sources of info. (I hope this all makes sense, I have never been very good at explaining things.) There really shouldn't be many articles that need any fixing. I have already fixed a few over the past few weeks. There are two or maybe three small to medium sized articles that do need some more work, though. But like I said before, organization is not one of my greatest traits, and I do this for fun (however pathetic that may sound, I really dont care). The Tucker County Seat War article is a perfect example. It is really a pretty small article that doesnt have too much text to it. Basically it briefly mentions the elections before the "march" in 1893. And even then there is not much detail to it. (I only created this article because of the neat 1893 pic I found, and of course that it is related to some other stuff I was "working" on) This is because when I created the article I only had a limited ammount of information availiable, and I did not want to leave anything out (There is only so much there to begin with!). Then you must take into account that I am not a very good writer! I'm sorry, I know the writing I do isn't so great, but in my defense I dont think anybody can complain about all the work I have done cleaning up articles so they look more presentable for readers. I have also uploaded quite a few photos recently, and have a whole lot more that I would like to upload (provided Im not booted from wiki) for several Arizona/California/Oregon related stub articles on wiki (mostly wilderness/historic site-related images). I think I have pretty much said it all! It has taken me more than a few minutes here, which is why I haven't responded sooner! It is Easter, afterall, and I have been in the Chihuahuan Desert all day long! So let me end this by saying I apologize for the poor communication on my part, and any rude behavior you may have suffered (If you know who that "Old Man" was, tell him I'm sorry too, I know he deserves it. I dont know if you know him or something, but I sure as heck dont remember who he was). I hope you all have a good Easter night, and again I apologize! And as a last remark I will say that I will most certainly be more cordial in the future. Thank you and good night.--$1LENCE D00600D (talk) 06:38, 21 April 2014 (UTC)
Blatantly copying text from the internet on any subject is plagiarism and possible copyright violation (WP:COPYVIO), and you seem completely oblivious to that fact, that is why you where blocked from editing.TheMesquito (talk) 08:05, 22 April 2014 (UTC)
Im well aware of what you are talking about, but it has never been as bad as you say, except in a few cases where I was admittedly lazy. But like I said before, I am not the greatest writer, and if given the chance I will fix and or eliminate the problem

articles.--$1LENCE D00600D (talk) 20:00, 22 April 2014 (UTC)

If you truly understand it, the use {{unblock | reason=your reason here ~~~~}} to try to convince an uninvolved admin that you understand what you did and and will actively participate at Wikipedia:Contributor copyright investigations/$1LENCE D00600D. You seem to be doing nothing of the sort, that is why the other two admins refuse to unblock you. TheMesquito (talk) 00:01, 23 April 2014 (UTC)

Okay then. Since trying to defend my actions was futile, just as I expected, I will end this by saying that you administrators need to find a better way of handling issues like this, instead of 1) ganging up on me 2) insulting me 3) accusing me of doing bad things like sockpuppetry (or whatever you want to call it) 4) threatening to delete dozens of articles because I didn't respond in an expected/timely manner. These sort of things are exactly why I try to avoid conversations like this, and ask that people leaving comments for me to do so politely (like a civilized human being). It seems to me like my comments were completely ignored, and instead of a better explanation, or simply a solution to the problem, I received nothing but threats and covert insults. So now that that is done, maybe you all will fully understand the last couple of sentences in my first comment regarding this issue. "Block me if you must. I don't like it, but at least you have heard what I have to say." Now you can choose to be offended by this if you want, but that was not my intention. Again, I apologize for any misunderstanding on my part, and in my defense I will say again that I resent the accusation of plagiarism. Although I was admittedly lazy in some cases and unwilling to leave out facts/details in others, never have I stolen other peoples work and tried to pass it off as my own. I have always left plenty of references and inline citations, which show exactly where the info comes from. I dont know how I supposed to "participate" in this investigation one of you mentioned, for I am not an administrator. And about the Tucker County Seat War: I wouldn't have created it if I knew it was going to become such a big problem. I dont remember if I mentioned this in an earlier comment or not, but I really only created it because of the neat 1893 pic I found and that it is at least distantly related to some other historical events (the County Seat Wars) that occurred around that same time. And I just noticed that the "Colson-Scott tragedy" article has been nominated for deleteion. Well thats fine, it is one of the "lazy" articles I mentioned earlier. I created it for personal reasons and it turned out to be a much larger task than I had anticipated, which is why it is the way it is. I know I probably shouldn't have created it, but like I said there were personal, family reasons for doing so.--$1LENCE D00600D (talk) 02:32, 3 May 2014 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Colson–Scott Tragedy[edit]

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Speedy deletion nomination of Castle Hot Springs (Arizona)[edit]

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Possibly unfree File:Yacht Quest 2011.jpg[edit]

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Possibly unfree File:Bohemia and Moravia 10 haleru 1940 obverse.jpg[edit]

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I've also nominated the other similar coin photographs at the same place. Cheers, TLSuda (talk) 19:03, 7 June 2014 (UTC)

File permission problem with File:Courtland Arizona Circa 1969.jpg[edit]

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File permission problem with File:Fairbank Station Arizona.jpg[edit]

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Feliz Navidad[edit]


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Speedy deletion nomination of Template:Campaignbox Woll Expedition[edit]

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