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Hi - I note that you have been editing various articles with edit summaries including word/phrases such as "definitely" or "trust me". Unfortunately, under the Wikipedia rules of verifiability, we need more than just your word, no matter how certain you are. If you have proper sources, you should add them to the article. If you are not sure how to do this, I suggest that you add as much information about the source as you can - if the article is on my "watch list", which includes most England internationals, I will pick it up and try to put it into the right format for Wikipedia. I've been here now for three years and have gradually learnt the ropes.

May I also suggest that you create your own user account so that your edit history will be continuous even if your I.P. address changes.

Best wishes. Daemonic Kangaroo (talk) 05:22, 25 February 2009 (UTC)

Ben Howard-Baker[edit]

More specifically, I have reverted the changes that you have made to the Ben Howard-Baker article. I have looked at numerous sources and, at present, the balance of probability is that his surname was "Howard Baker", with or without a hyphen. I have listed the various sources on the article's talk page - rather than edit the article, can I invite you to give details of your "innumerable sources". If these support your view that Howard was "definitely" NOT part of his surname, then the article can be amended to reflect this. Thanks again. Daemonic Kangaroo (talk 05:27, 25 February 2009 (UTC)

Points taken - but he was still DEFINITELY a Baker not a Howard-Baker! How do I contact you (this whole wikipedia thing is a puzzle to me). My email's All the best, Cris)

Cris - I can't email you at present as I am working on my laptop - I will send you an email over the weekend, explaining how wikipedia works and my reasoning for the article content, with details of my sources - the situation is not as clear-cut as you seem to think. I have previously explained my reasoning on the article's talk page, which you can access via the "Discussion" tab at the top of the article, or by following this link.[1]

Please let's call a truce for the time being. In the meantime, I have moved the article to Benjamin Howard Baker i.e his full name, have removed all references to him being called "Ben" and in the article itself I refer to him as "Howard Baker" rather than "Howard-Baker", to keep things more neutral. Ultimately, we both have the same aim - to get the details correct, but these must be verifiable and appropriate sources cited. Where reputable sources differ, as they do here, the talk page is the place to discuss this with a view to arriving at a consensus. All best wishes. Daemonic Kangaroo (talk) 19:07, 25 February 2009 (UTC)

I've now shown on the article's talk page extracts from all the match reports which refer to Howard Baker from Rob Cavallini's book, "Play up Corinth". As I've already said on the talk-page, Cavallini consistently refers to him in his own writings as B. Howard-Baker; all other Corinthian players are referred to by him by their initials and surname, never by their Christian name. I hope you can accept that there is a great deal of doubt about this; rather than argue about the name, there are plenty of better things to spend time on. I would like to expand his article to give more detail of his career, in all sports, but I can only work on one article at a time in any detail. Daemonic Kangaroo (talk) 06:41, 15 March 2009 (UTC)
Please stop your rather boring edits to this article - in your latest edit summary, presumably aimed at me, you say "Name a contemporary source that says Howard was part of his surname. Name one." If you would only bother to read the article's talk page (click here), you will see that I have quoted (in full) 12 extracts from The Times, 9 of which give his surname as Howard Baker.
I'm going away for most of the weekend, but if I get time I will contact Rob Cavallini and ask him for his opinion on this. I don't like issuing threats, but regret that if you persist in this edit warring, I will have to ask an Administrator to look at this and decide what actions to take. --Daemonic Kangaroo (talk) 05:49, 21 March 2009 (UTC)

I have once again reverted your latest edit. On the Talk Page I have given verbatim quotes from Rob Cavallini's book, giving the dates of the newspaper articles. As you seem to have access to past copies of The Times, presumably you can check his sources. Just one reference giving his surname as "Howard Baker" would be sufficient to render your insistence that there were no contemporary sources invalid, but I have quoted nine. I'd rather not engage in email correspondence with you in view of the manner in which you are choosing to go about this - I'd rather keep contact via the talk pages. Sorry. --Daemonic Kangaroo (talk) 13:32, 23 March 2009 (UTC)

February 2009[edit]

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FA Cup Final referees[edit]

Hi again Cris. I see that you recently made numerous edits to the article on FA Cup Final referees, with edit summaries contain words such as "Sorry, can't remember my source for Henry Pearce, so feel free to ignore it." or "Sorry, can't remember my sources for Arthur Holland, but don't ignore it: he was a VERY famous referee (European Nations Cup Final, etc etc". For the time being, I have reverted most of your edits, not because I think that they are incorrect, but because you have screwed the article up by incorrect or incomplete links e.g. by altering C.W. Alcock to Charlie Alcock and William Rawson to W.S. Rawson.

When I get time, I will try to go through your edits one by one and put things right.

Some of your amendments were plain wrong, however. It's quite clear if you followed the links that Arthur Kingscott and Arthur H. Kingscott were different people (father and son). If you think that the article on Arthur H. Kingscott should be moved to Harry Kingscott, this can be done. Unfortunately, most sources (e.g. [2] and [3]) just refer to "A.H. Kingscott". Can you point me to any other sources that can be cited on Wikipedia, showing that he was known as "Harry". Cheers. Daemonic Kangaroo (talk) 08:55, 28 February 2009 (UTC)

I reverted the edit you made on 12 March, as you by changing the 1951 referee from William Ling (referee) to Bill Ling (referee) you broke the link to the article. If you think the article should be moved, please do so. Daemonic Kangaroo (talk) 06:45, 15 March 2009 (UTC)

Tom Kirkham & Fred Kirkham[edit]

Going on from my previous comment, you also suggest that the referee at the 1902 FA Cup Final was not Fred Kirkham (from Preston) but Tom Kirkham (from Burslem).

I must admit, I think that you are probably correct, but this contradicts so many sources. For example IFFHS [4] say "“Fred” Kirkham from Burslem officiated at 3 English Cup finals" (This presumably includes the replay in 1902) and the Spurs website[5] says "Fred Kirkham had been a referee for 17 years and had officiated at the 1902 and 1906 FA Cup Finals".

On the other hand, the Sporting Chronicle [6] refers to the referee at the 1902 final as "T Kirkham" and "Match of the Millenium" (which gives full reports on 100 games involving Southampton FC) gives the referee of the 1902 Final as "T. Kirkham (Burslem)". This site [7] also gives the referee as "T. Kirkham".

Can you shed any light - I am minded to re-write the Fred Kirkham article and create one for Tom Kirkham but would appreciate your comments first. Thanks again. Daemonic Kangaroo (talk) 08:57, 28 February 2009 (UTC)

I have now created the Tom Kirkham article and sorted out the confusion with Fred Kirkham. If you see any errors or are able to add anything, please edit the article. Best wishes. Daemonic Kangaroo (talk) 08:21, 1 March 2009 (UTC)

Benjamin Spilsbury[edit]

Hi Chris - the reason I have reverted your edit is quite simple. Under the general Wikipedia guidelines, you should always refer to the subject of a biographical article by surname, except in the introductory paragraph. I'm sure that Spilsbury was known as "Ben" to his friends and family - most Benjamins are, but that is not the point. Cheers. --Daemonic Kangaroo (talk) 15:13, 20 June 2009 (UTC)

Jack Hallam[edit]

Hi, I'm well aware that dates of birth are often estimated by apparently reliable sources, and are equally often just wrong. However, as I think you know by now, Wikipedia must rely on what are considered "reliable" published sources, which I'm afraid your edit summary is not. As this confirms the registration of his birth in the third quarter of 1869, I'll add a note about the discrepancy, as I generally do in such cases (see James Williams (footballer), Edmund Wood (footballer), Charles Sprigg, etc.) You and your "Welsh statto" colleague should however bear in mind that registration of the birth in the third quarter certainly doesn't preclude actual birth in the first, particularly in rural areas and the further back in time you go. cheers, Struway2 (talk) 08:16, 9 July 2009 (UTC)

Information.svg Welcome to Wikipedia. Although everyone is welcome to contribute constructively to the encyclopedia, adding content without citing a reliable source 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. Thank you. Corpx (talk) 20:59, 20 July 2009 (UTC)

Sid Moffat[edit]

Hi Cris, I've replied in detail at the talk page and have moved the page to Moffat with one t. Thanks for raising the matter, cheers, Struway2 (talk) 10:30, 24 August 2009 (UTC)

It's Stefania (not Stanislawa) on her birth certificate,[edit]

If "It's Stefania (not Stanislawa) on her birth certificate", why not changed the title of the article? Chrisrus (talk) 19:49, 18 September 2009 (UTC)

December 2009[edit]

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Your recent edits[edit]

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Chucks Nwoko's real name[edit]

I have left a response at Talk:Chucks Nwoko. GiantSnowman 23:43, 26 May 2010 (UTC)