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Clean start under a new name: If you decide to make a fresh start and do not wish to be connected to a previous account, you can simply discontinue the old account(s) and create a new one that becomes the only account you use. Discontinuing the old account means it will not be used again; it should note on its user page that it is inactive—for example, with the {{retired}} tag—to prevent the switch being seen as an attempt to sock puppet. A clean start is permitted only if there are no bans, blocks or active sanctions in place against your old account, and so long as no active deception is involved, particularly on pages that the old account used to edit. That is, you should not turn up on a page you edited as User:A to continue the same editing pattern, this time as User:B—particularly while denying any connection to User:A, or if the edits or subject matter are contentious. You should also not, as User:B, engage in disputes you engaged in as User:A—whether they are disputes about articles, project-space issues, or other editors—without making clear that you are the same person.

You are not obliged to reveal previous accounts; however, it is strongly recommended that you inform ArbCom (in strictest confidence if you wish) of the existence of a previous account or accounts prior to seeking out adminship or similar functionary positions. Failure to do so may be considered deceptive, and as such be poorly received by the Wikipedia community.
Key word: account. You can't disassociate from an IP address, even under an account, as Wikipedia uses IP addresses to keep track of editors, both registered and otherwise. If you wish a cleaner start under this IP, simply make constructive edits. I guarantee you nobody's going to care unless you start vandalizing. —Jeremy (v^_^v Dittobori) 07:48, 13 April 2010 (UTC)

Talk:Keeley Hazell[edit]

If you wish to remove your comments entirely from Talk:Keeley Hazell then you are free to, but Wikipedia policy requires comments to be signed, and a bot automatically signs them if you do not - so please either remove your comments altogether, or leave them signed so people know who's talking -- Boing! said Zebedee 04:58, 18 April 2010 (UTC)

See Wikipedia:Signatures#When_signatures_should_and_should_not_be_used, which states: "Any posts made to the user talk pages, article talk pages and any other discussion pages should be signed" -- Boing! said Zebedee 05:00, 18 April 2010 (UTC)

April 2010[edit]

Information.png Welcome to Wikipedia. The recent edit you made to Talk:DjVu/Archives/2010/March has been reverted, as it appears to have removed content from the page without explanation. Use the sandbox for testing; if you believe the edit was constructive, please ensure that you provide an informative edit summary. You may also wish to read the introduction to editing. Thank you. Zhang He (talk) 04:59, 18 April 2010 (UTC)

Information.svg Please refrain from making unconstructive edits to Wikipedia, as you did at Talk:DjVu/Archives/2010/March. Your edits appear to constitute vandalism and have been reverted or removed. If you would like to experiment, please use the sandbox. Thank you. You must not make ANY changes to archived pages - they are clearly marked "Do not edit the contents of this page" -- Boing! said Zebedee 05:05, 18 April 2010 (UTC)

If this is a shared IP address, and you didn't make any unconstructive edits, consider creating an account for yourself so you can avoid further irrelevant warnings.

A suggestion[edit]

Hi, I hope you don't mind me making a suggestion. I see you are going for a Clean Start, which is great - I wish you well with it. But unfortunately, you cannot expunge history by blanking past comments from archived pages. So if you wish to dissociate your clean start from any old comments, why not just create a new username and use that instead? Nobody will be able to associate your new username with your IP address, and nobody will be able to connect your new username with any previous edits. Best regards, -- Boing! said Zebedee 05:10, 18 April 2010 (UTC)

This is more of a privacy issue as it is my IP Address and I have the right to remove it. I do not want this information to be "freely accessible to just about everyone". See also Wikipedia:Harassment#Posting of personal information; I regard my IP as "Personal information" that can be easily traced back to me (I could prove it too...with yours - as alot, and I mean ALOT, of information about a person can be found using "just" an IPAddress, whether it belongs to them or not. IP are used for tracking also - and further information leads to more information), and "If an editor has previously posted their own personal information but later redacted it, their wishes should be respected"

Posting such information about another editor is an unjustifiable and uninvited invasion of privacy and may place that editor at risk of harm outside of their activities on Wikipedia

Furthermore IP are used in Portscans which can be used maliciously in security cracking "by attackers to identify running services on a host with the view to compromise it.", attackers can also gain the ability to implement Keystroke logging. See also Port_scanner#TCP.2FIP_basic_knowledge &
(as this page already contains my the title - and this is easily removable from this page as it is my talk page and I retain the right to remove what ever I want from my own talkpage)-- (talk) 06:13, 18 April 2010 (UTC)
Hi. IP addresses are freely known, as all ISPs publish the ranges they control, and there is absolutely nothing secret of private about yours. Hackers have no need to harvest them from anywhere in order to carry out port scans etc - they just need to scan the known ranges that exist. And the rule about being able to redact personal information refers to actual personal details, not the IP address you edit from. If you wish to have something removed from an archive page, I'd suggest you ask for the help of an admin who might be open to waving the rules about not editing archive pages if you can convince them that the IP address you posted from comprises "personal information". Anyway, I won't dispute or revert further - if you do, I'll request guidance at WP:ANI instead. Best regards -- Boing! said Zebedee 06:28, 18 April 2010 (UTC)
PS: I don't dispute that you have the right to remove whatever you like from your own Talk page -- Boing! said Zebedee 06:31, 18 April 2010 (UTC) to your very last edit - I have only just received this knowledge and have already been made aware of the flawed state of my IP (but thankyou for pointing it out anyway - that was nice) and I am in the process of doing something about it, as I am only now considering Internet/Computer Security as a potential threat to my actual real (physial) life - financial insecurity and legalities(ie being framed - something about things called "botnets" where hacker can access your pc and commit "cyber crimes" using your pc) this came from watching all of those documentaries that they had on tv recently...especially the one where hackers gained access to this dudes bank account.-- (talk) 07:13, 18 April 2010 (UTC)
One of the advantages of using a registered username here is that nobody gets to publicly see your IP address (and you're actually more private, which surprises some people). Anyway, I'll leave it with you now - if there's anything I might be able to help with re your clean start etc, feel free to drop me a line at my Talk page. Best regards -- Boing! said Zebedee 07:19, 18 April 2010 (UTC)
Cool, I'll keep that in mind -- (talk) 07:22, 18 April 2010 (UTC)

I have the right to do whatever I want with my comments on talk/discussion pages -- (talk) 10:08, 18 April 2010 (UTC)
Pages that link to "User:" & Pages that link to "User talk:" -- (talk) 10:12, 18 April 2010 (UTC)


You get a Barnstar[edit]

Original Barnstar.png The Original Barnstar
For you generous contributions to Wikipedia, especially your work on The World of Chemistry, adding References, a great intro, an episode list and increasing the article almost 10 fold, I hereby award User: the Original Barnstar. Thank you for you work on this article. I sincerly appreciate your efforts. Thanks. - Hydroxonium (talk | contribs) 11:04, 20 August 2010 (UTC)
thanks, it makes it all truly worthwhile when someone shows their appreciation. I mainly did it because I find The World of Chemistry to be great as an educational tool (it has helped me raise my grades, along with some of the other "Annenberg Project" video series'). Although, right now I am concentrating my main attention more on film, historically speaking (this is more for the whole "contributing for the improvement/advancement and making Wikipedia more beneficial" thing, instead of being purely out of self-interest, like I did for The World of Chemistry) -- (talk) 17:49, 25 September 2010 (UTC)
Thanks for the reply and thanks for your contributions. The main reason I gave you the barnstar was becuase I thought you were not being treated fairly here at Wikipedia. You have been contributing for a long time and have been making this place better. I think some of the people here made a quick judgement of you and started treating you unfairly and I don't think that was right. I wanted you to know that I noticed all the good you were doing. If you ever need support with others here at Wikipedia, please let me know. I will let them know of your fine character and your helpful contributions. Thanks again. -      Hydroxonium (talk) 02:25, 27 September 2010 (UTC)
yeah, all of it was a complete misunderstanding - but looking back on it, I guess I could have handled the whole situation a bit better than I did (especially if I had bothered to read the rules to begin with ...but who reads that stuff anyway??? lol) --09:34, 10 October 2010 (UTC)
I just want to say thanks for staying and being a contributor. Thanks. -      Hydroxonium (talk) 15:21, 10 October 2010 (UTC)
you're welcome, and thanks for noticing -- (talk) 13:10, 12 October 2010 (UTC)

December 2010[edit]

Welcome to Wikipedia. Although everyone is welcome to contribute constructively to the encyclopedia, adding content without citing a reliable source, as you did with this edit to Shaolin Temple (1976 film), is not consistent with our policy of verifiability. Take a look at the welcome page to learn more about contributing to this encyclopedia. If you are familiar with Wikipedia:Citing sources, please take this opportunity to add references to the article.   — Jeff G.  ツ 01:00, 9 December 2010 (UTC)

hate to break it to you but that wasn't me (if you bothered to look properly)
maybe you should pay more attention next time
-- (talk) 01:33, 9 December 2010 (UTC)
it's people like you who damage the quality of Wikipedia (how about instead of just blindly reverting an article, you might wanna try to find out more about it first... and maybe think of contributing to its content) and you wanna be admin lol
-- (talk) 12:52, 9 December 2010 (UTC)

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If this is a shared IP address, and you didn't make the edit, please ignore this notice.

Just wanted to say thanks[edit]

Golden wikipedia featured star.svg Valued Contributor Award Smiley.svg
You have been identified as a valued contributor and your efforts are appreciated. We are honored to present you with the Valued Contributor Award and we thank you for donating your time, expertise and effort to Wikipedia. Keep up the good work. Thanks. (more details)

I haven't seen you around for a while. I hope you weren't put off by anybody here. Anyway, I just wanted to say thank you for the work you've been doing. Please stop by and say hi if you're around. Thanks. - Hydroxonium (H3O+) 13:17, 30 January 2011 (UTC)

thank you very very much, that's really nice to know :)
unfortunately I have minimal internet access at the moment (why I won't be active for a while)... it'll probably take about no-more-than-a-year to resolve
-- (talk) 11:05, 6 February 2011 (UTC)
Sorry to hear about that. I hope everything goes well. Good luck to you. - Hydroxonium (H3O+) 12:07, 6 February 2011 (UTC)

You have a user page[edit]

Per your request, you now have a user page. I'm retired now, so if you need help in the future you can try contacting some of the people that posted to my talk page (which is now archived). Best regards. Hydroxonium (TCV) 12:46, 26 October 2012 (UTC)

September 2013[edit]

Information icon Hello, I'm Ginsuloft. An edit that you recently made to Chrome OS seemed to be a test and has been removed. If you want more practice editing, please use the sandbox. If you think I made a mistake, or if you have any questions, you can leave me a message on my talk page. Thanks! Ginsuloft (talk) 00:27, 11 September 2013 (UTC)