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Mrs. Beiting[edit]

I was about to tag that with {{nonsense}} when you went and deleted it from under me *shrugs* Whispering(talk/c) 23:52, 10 October 2006 (UTC)

Dosayev's Finance dates[edit]

Thanks for adding Dosayev's term dates as Finance Minister, but please remember to do them as references in the future. Thanks, KazakhPol 23:54, 10 October 2006 (UTC)

Speedy tags[edit]

Hi there; how is it that you can move so much faster than me? That is now five times this evening that I have tagged articles only to find that you have deleted them (justifiably, I hasten to say) while I have been tagging them!!--Anthony.bradbury 21:07, 11 October 2006 (UTC)

I didn't mean or imply that you were wrong; clearly not. But I am doing nothing right now except NP patrolling, and you still keep beating me to it!!--Anthony.bradbury 21:11, 11 October 2006 (UTC)
I know about nonsense articles; I NP patrol 2 or 3 hours daily (and caught the last two nonsense pages before you did). Good luck with the exam. My exams are in the remote past.--Anthony.bradbury 21:18, 11 October 2006 (UTC)

Terrorism in Kazakhstan[edit]

If you get a chance please take a look at Terrorism in Kazakhstan when you get back from your trip. I greatly appreciate your revisions. KazakhPol 22:25, 12 October 2006 (UTC)

Yerlan Idrisov[edit]

Please provide the source, as a reference, for Yerlan Idrisov's birthdate. If his time in office is also there, please remove the citation needed template. Thanks, KazakhPol 18:43, 16 October 2006 (UTC)


Why did you delete the article on the Kazakhstan National Anthem from the Borat movie?

Changes to Rocky Knob and Rocky Knob (AT in Georgia)[edit]

Thanks for helping with my Rocky Knob entries, however, I am concerned that your changes could create some confusion down the road. In Georgia, there are 8 different summits with the name "Rocky Knob." The reason I have been using somewhat tortured names like Rocky Knob (AT in Georgia) is that I am trying to help keep the various Georgia peaks separate. I suppose one of the peaks could be called Rocky Knob (Georgia), but I am not sure whether the one you selected is any more deserving that any other Georgia "Rocky Knob." Tlmclain 21:23, 17 October 2006 (UTC)

Interesting suggestion regarding dealing with the Rocky Knob problem in Georgia - it may work well. I have done the same thing with Rocky Mountain (Georgia). Thanks. Tlmclain 02:10, 18 October 2006 (UTC)

Question about user names[edit]

Hi, so what are the guidelines for user names like Dennis Kussinich 08?

WP:USERNAME says:

Wikipedia recommends that users avoid
  1. names of politicians, military or religious figures or events;
  2. any other names that may be seen as potentially offensive, or endorsing or opposing the politics, policies or beliefs of a public figure.

What is the policy when someone registers a user name that matches (or almost matches) the name of a public figure like Dennis Kucinich? -- Jim Douglas (talk) (contribs) 01:11, 20 October 2006 (UTC)

It seemed borderline to me; I just wasn't sure what (if anything) to do about it. If I'd noticed it when the account was created, disallowing it would have been easier. It's harder to justify after several weeks of activity. Thanks for the pointer to WP:AN. -- Jim Douglas (talk) (contribs) 03:14, 20 October 2006 (UTC)

Talk page archive[edit]

Thank's for notifying me anyways. I almost missed it myself. Lithpiperpilot 23:57, 22 October 2006 (UTC)

Lisa Mahood[edit]

Hi Academic Challenger. Thanks for explaining your rationale for categorizing Lisa Mahood as a Victorian Politician. I tend not to think of members of local governement as politicians, but you are absolutely right. Blarneytherinosaur talk 01:32, 23 October 2006 (UTC)

Help with Translation[edit]

Hi, my name is Ricardo Ramírez, I'm from Colombia and I'm working in the article of Cúcuta. Can you help me to translate it from the Spanish Wikipedia?

  • Cúcuta - Spanish Wikipedia - Click [1]
  • Cúcuta - English Wikipedia - Click [2]

Thanks...

Ricardoramirezj 15:42, 24 October 2006 (UTC)

Got 'im.[edit]

Thanks, AC. Guy was posting vanity ad infinitum. Gawdalmighty, why people don't read the tutorials, I'll never know. I blocked him indefinitely...but I'm having second thoughts. I don't want to start a block war with the guy, but he needs to do the right thing. I'll try and straighten him out. Thanks again. - Lucky 6.9 02:33, 25 October 2006 (UTC)

Thanks...[edit]

Thanks for helping me with the correction of the english grammar in the article of Cúcuta.

Have a nice day...

Ricardoramirezj 03:45, 25 October 2006 (UTC)

hey[edit]

u deleted my entry for "wanga"...that article is straight up fact

hey man[edit]

Why did you delete that page? that stuff was true, you can ask the man anthony pagano himself, this site is censoring too much, you can't prove that information is innacurate.

inflamatory?[edit]

inflammatory-Having to do with inflammation (redness, swelling, pain, and a feeling of heat that helps protect tissues affected by injury or disease).

your comment makes no sense

ps its spelled inflammatory.

hey[edit]

My name is Anthony Pagano.

I am a gay porn star and do not understand why you would remove my page. It was simply added by the president of my fan club, so that people could find out more information about me. This would help me out cause after seeing one of my movies, many people want to see the rest. Please put my page back up.

Also, learn english you retard.

PS Im gonna sex you up

WP:ESP/CL archiving[edit]

Thanks. I knew I would do something wrong... ;) — Editor at Large(speak) 02:32, 29 October 2006 (UTC)

Disneyland[edit]

Should I revert the edits and try to talk to him? Or should I just try to talk to him? I'd reverted his edits once and said that he should try to follow wikipedia standards in my edit, but either he didn't notice or didn't care, but I'm willing to give him the benefit of a doubt and say it was the former.

But I don't think the Disneyland article, as it is presently, is appropriate to Wikipedia.--Vercalos 08:05, 29 October 2006 (UTC)

Alright. Thank you.--Vercalos 08:09, 29 October 2006 (UTC)

Yao Ming[edit]

Funny how you call removing racist lies from Yao's page vandalism. I'm simply cleaning up the vandalism that was done when that garbage was put on there in the first place.

Oh, the talk page itself says, "This article must adhere to the policy on biographies of living persons. Controversial material of any kind that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately, especially if potentially libelous." That book that was written consists of pure lies. One may interpret his motives in whatever ways, I think he's trying to bring down Yao because he can't stand the thought of a Chinese man dominating the NBA. But the fact remains that the book is false and should not be regarded as a credible source.

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Barnstar[edit]

Surreal Barnstar.png The Surreal Barnstar
For helping me with editing when I was first introduced to Wikipedia. Thank you. Sharkface217 00:46, 31 October 2006 (UTC)

Vandalism blocks[edit]

Hello... apologies for my naivety, but I'm a bit confused? You removed the listings on Wikipedia:Administrator intervention against vandalism, even though it doesn't appear that all of the listings were blocked? For example, the listing I just put up still is not blocked? I'm just trying to understand the process... :) --Wolf530 03:21, 3 November 2006 (UTC)

Okay, that clarifies it for me. However, I'd like to challenge the oversight on 206.176.81.7. As you can see from this person's contribs, (and block log), this is clearly a chronic problem with this IP address, and it was active within the last 12 hours. None of the contribs in the last 48 hours have been followed-up on with another talk-template because the person clearly already got their "last warning." I'm not trying to be a pest, but clearly this person is not contributing in a positive manner, and I don't think it necessary for us to keep following up when we haven't seen one good edit yet. We're just risking further vandalism. --Wolf530 03:34, 3 November 2006 (UTC)
Thanks for the follow-up. I appreciate the help -- wikistress just dropped ;) --Wolf530 03:52, 3 November 2006 (UTC)

LOL[edit]

this - I thought I was the only person who did that :) -- Tawker 22:40, 3 November 2006 (UTC)

Triggers of AVB have gone thru the roof, I think its the crappy weather in North America - people are stuck indoors...... I think AVB peaked at 20 edits a min yesterday. -- Tawker 22:55, 3 November 2006 (UTC)

Re: I blocked him[edit]

Thanks. :) Beat me to it. I think WP:TIGER comes to mind on this one. Luna Santin 22:58, 4 November 2006 (UTC)


72.147.233.226 Vexmaster these 2 guys are just screwing up the page Muffin. How do we stop them from editing. codetiger 06:06, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

Someone already did it. codetiger 06:08, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

XND Radio[edit]

Are you sure about this? :) riana_dzasta 08:12, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

No worries :) Just reverted your userpage too... a person from the 4.159.162.*** range is feeling pretty lousy today. riana_dzasta 08:21, 5 November 2006 (UTC) edit conflict Like Mkdw says below. riana_dzasta 08:21, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

Chicago IP[edit]

Are you able to ban that block of IP's? Or does that require... umm.. whatever that other admin type that deals with whole IP's? Thanks for reverting vandalism on my page though. Mkdwtalk 08:18, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

You might be interested... [3]. Maybe a 2 hour block for the 4.159.162.xxx range? That probably wouldn't affect a lot of computers, seeing as these users have no edit history. I don't know if you can do that or not.-Patstuart(talk)(contribs) 08:23, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

I guess all we can do at this point is watch the irc feed for his vandalism. Keep it up though! Mkdwtalk 08:24, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

I dunnno; either block the guy, or stop worrying about him. The fact that we care gives the idiot all the motivation he needs. -Patstuart(talk)(contribs) 08:28, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

He's not that bad, just gave me a barnstar. </sarcasm> riana_dzasta 08:32, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

Just gave challenger one too. Mkdwtalk 08:33, 5 November 2006 (UTC)
Oh, I don't feel special anymore! :( Wait, no, he just gave me another one. He's on 4.159.163.xxx now, by the way. riana_dzasta 08:36, 5 November 2006 (UTC)
Ah, what an idiot. Will blocking the whole range cause too much collateral damage? It's not malicious, just kind of annoying. riana_dzasta 08:43, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

(←)OK, makes sense. Anyway, I think he's getting bored now. One can hope. riana_dzasta 08:46, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

Keep an eye on H1n0maru3 (talk · contribs), then - I suspect he might be the same. I could be wrong, but he's targetting Mkdw. riana_dzasta 08:58, 5 November 2006 (UTC)
Gotcha! Should've checked the log. I'll try to help you keep an eye out for more idiocy. riana_dzasta 09:02, 5 November 2006 (UTC)
Hinomaru2 (talk · contribs). riana_dzasta 09:12, 5 November 2006 (UTC)
I always wonder about the ones that vandalise talk pages... I once had a guy who put lots of penises on my talk page, with the edit summary "hello". Amazingly enough, I wasn't fooled. riana_dzasta 09:23, 5 November 2006 (UTC)
I agree... obviously people look at talk pages a lot more than userpages... oh well, I'd better not write anything more about it, in case people start getting ideas :p riana_dzasta 09:27, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

(←)That's fine, get some rest! Glad I could help out a little. Take care! riana_dzasta 10:09, 5 November 2006 (UTC)

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I replied to you[edit]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Duhman0009

Special:Blockip/MikeFromMichigan[edit]

My word you have the patience of a saint. I woulda pipped the guy a couple edits ago! Nice to see you're well on top of him :) And thank God there are those like to to offset my crazy ass lol Glen 03:52, 6 November 2006 (UTC)

Ah, could have scripted that well in advance! Luna and CSCWEM are probably the only two that have less patience that me! (especially since I gave Luna all those autoblocking tabs... what was I thinking??) Glen 03:56, 6 November 2006 (UTC)

Poet Vemana[edit]

Sorry about accidentally tagging that. Didn't realize that was a genuine article. ^^; -WarthogDemon 01:58, 7 November 2006 (UTC)


huh?[edit]

but the xi particle does suck. im changing it back --CommonHartpoole 00:44, 12 November 2006 (UTC)

ok i ill give a reason why it sucks --CommonHartpoole 00:48, 12 November 2006 (UTC)

thats becuz u dont know what its like to have mr rochester as yer teacher. he sucks. --CommonHartpoole 00:53, 12 November 2006 (UTC)

im sorry but this has to be done. --CommonHartpoole 01:02, 12 November 2006 (UTC)

Paul Wonder[edit]

Please delete the nonsense page on "Paul Wonder." Thanks, KazakhPol 20:43, 12 November 2006 (UTC)

Also, please delete the nonsense page on "Ian newfeld." Thanks, KazakhPol 20:45, 12 November 2006 (UTC)
I know about the speedy db templates. I just dont like to wait for an administrator. I prefer to go straight to the source. :) KazakhPol 22:36, 12 November 2006 (UTC)


WHy did you delete the Hardcore Riots page?[edit]

Its a real band... they're from toronto... check them out: www.hardcoreriots.com!

DEM[edit]

You have deleted this article without any justification whatsoever. I had just created the article and was out looking to gather the rest of the information to put there. If you have a doubt about the factual accuracy of the fact that this person is an undergraduate of the said university, please follow this link: [4] If your problem is about the significance of this person, in order to dedicate a Wikipedia article, well, all I can say is you have not left room for me or any other person to provide that information. (I doubt it very much that even if provided, you'd take a good look at it) Since you seem so full of yourself, I'd like you to have a look at this article [5], just so that you understand that you being the perpetual-editor/deletor does not make you more important than any odd contributor.

Your actions clearly amounts to vandalism. --Daham.wick 06:09, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

If only you could read what has been posted on your own talk page.... --Daham.wick 06:11, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

Accusation against you[edit]

Just FYI, a user by the name of Daham.wick (talk · contribs) has made an accusation against you at Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard#User:Academic_Challenger. – ClockworkSoul 05:58, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

Oh, I know. I found the article, and it's a textbook example of a vanity article. At least it would be if they wrote textbooks about such things. – ClockworkSoul 06:07, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

And just what article is that. if I may know? --Daham.wick 06:14, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

That would be the deleted article entitled "DEM". It contained the text "DEM (b. 1984) is an undergraduate student at the Singapore Management University.". Please understand, we have a policy that requires that topics must meet a minimum threshold of notability, importance, or significance in order for an article on that topic to remain on Wikipedia. Regular people like you and I don't meet that standard. – ClockworkSoul 06:18, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

It is not my intention to engage in a flame-war with any one of you too-eager-to-delete-administrators. I've provided you with an external article which I hoped would enlighten you on the consequences your actions may have on the Wikipedia. When you have time, I hope you'd bother to read it. --Daham.wick 06:31, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

Runescape[edit]

Hi there; I know that you know what you're doing, but how many times am I going to flag this for speedy and find an edit conflict saying you've (justifiably) deleted it?

Thanks for the block[edit]

Thanks for blocking the vandal. I apologize if I screwed up and posted on the AIV page multiple times. Qwertyca 22:46, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

AIV[edit]

Hi AC. I notice that you blocked User:207.14.148.51 earlier for problematic editing at Gabrielle Giffords; over at WP:AIV, someone has complained about a possible sock editing there. Thought you might be better informed and therefore better able to deal with this. Bucketsofg 03:42, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Thanks for the revert. I appreciate it. =) -- Gogo Dodo 07:19, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

Re your message: Probably, but at least I will be in good company. =) Page protection on the IP's Talk page might be in order. Sigh. -- Gogo Dodo

Deletion of Jason Score[edit]

Might want to salt the earth there...you're the fourth person to delete that page, including three times in the past two hours. DMacks 06:21, 15 November 2006 (UTC)

Thanks! DMacks 06:27, 15 November 2006 (UTC)

Peter Symonds College[edit]

Thanks for your good work in thwarting the 'Grahamtargett' vandal in the Peter Symonds College article!

Chris C 17:34, 15 November 2006 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Thanks for reverting the vandalism on my talk page! —The Great Llama talk 00:40, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

Thanks for cleaning up the mess[edit]

Thanks for cleaning up the mess that Davdavme5 (talk · contribs) and Kokizzzle (talk · contribs) were making. Looks like they were a group of friends along with Verytastyolive (talk · contribs). Can I ask one more bit of cleanup? Kokizzzle (talk · contribs) recreated User:Davdavme5. Can you delete that? I actually tried to userfy the whole thing, but they were insistent on making a mess. -- Gogo Dodo 02:03, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

Thanks! =) -- Gogo Dodo 02:18, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

Hey is this academic Guy[edit]

Whatever, take away my editing skills i don't care lol. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Ultimate Ganon (talkcontribs)

Thank you[edit]

WikiThanks.png Hi, I hit 10,000 edits the other day and to commemorate this momentous (?) occasion, I wanted to leave a note to the various people I've run into on Wikipedia that have made an impact on my time here. Many times I've seen your name as the blocking admin for vandals I've reported. Just wanted to say thank you for all the work you do around here. =) -- Gogo Dodo 01:21, 22 November 2006 (UTC)

Reed's Ginger Brew[edit]

Eh, I don't mind you deleting the Brew page. I didn't care much about it anyway and was trying to quickly write something.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_states_in_the_Holy_Roman_Empire[edit]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_states_in_the_Holy_Roman_Empire Take a little look at what you're reverting to.

Second opinion[edit]

Hey, I saw you were out and about patrolling and admining it up, so I figured I'd stop in and look for a second opinion. Would you mind taking a peak at BodyPump (edit | talk | history | protect | delete | links | watch | logs | views)? I started out reverting what seemed to be just blanking vandalism by an IP. Then after a few reverts, Pipera (talk · contribs) took over for the IP and started leaving comments in place of what was being blanked such as [6], but then mostly it was just blanking. I then cited it [7] (yeah, not the most reliable of sources, but, I work with what I can find), but Pipera is back to it. Pipera's latest blanking/commentary is this set of three edits (in one dif) [8]. I've stopped and tried to communicate on the user's talk page, but gotten nothing yet.

So what went from what I thought was simple vandalism is now looking like a serious issue of ownership. Would you be so kind as to take a look and offer an opinion to a newbie admin? Thanks, Metros 06:29, 24 November 2006 (UTC)

Social activist[edit]

I've added the "{{prod}}" template to the article Social activist, suggesting that it be deleted according to the proposed deletion process. All contributions are appreciated, but I don't believe it satisfies Wikipedia's criteria for inclusion, and I've explained why in the deletion notice (see also "What Wikipedia is not" and "Wikipedia is not for things made up in school one day"). Please either work to improve the article if the topic is worthy of inclusion in Wikipedia, or, if you disagree with the notice, discuss the issues at Talk:Social activist. You may remove the deletion notice, and the article will not be deleted, but note that it may still be sent to Articles for Deletion, where it may be deleted if consensus to delete is reached, or if it matches any of the speedy deletion criteria. Bytebear 07:41, 27 November 2006 (UTC).

24.64.64.218[edit]

I see that you just reverted an edit made by this anonymous user to the William Blake's mythology article. I am sure you already know this, being an administrator and all, but he needs a stiff warning placed on his talk page, considering that he is a return vandal who just came off a 1 month block. Right back to his old tricks. Thanks. ---Charles 22:43, 27 November 2006 (UTC)

I quite understand---this has been a terrible day for vandalism and the creation of nonsense articles. Thanks for your time, and your quick response. ---Charles 22:52, 27 November 2006 (UTC)

Obsolete redirecting page???[edit]

Contrary to your implicit assertion when you speedy del'd w/o providing another justification, "Obsolete redirecting page" is not a WP:CSD. (And while perhaps you were distracted from attention to the facts by your emotional reaction to the low quality of the deleted material, Antikithera mechanism is far from G3, "... an implausible typo ...", but the spelling most likely to be used first by a careful non-specialist listener such as myself.) I encourage you to at least better document your speedies, even if you don't need a CSD review.
--Jerzyt 23:39, 29 November 2006 (UTC)

Unsure Of How To Report IP Sockpuppets[edit]

A blocked ip User talk:58.163.137.189 is now being blanked of its warnings by User:203.27.155.63 who admis to being the same vandal. -WarthogDemon 02:00, 1 December 2006 (UTC)

Re: Marc Lepine vandal[edit]

Hi;

You removed my report on the vandal that is constantly altering the Marc Lepine page because you said it wasn't appropriate for AIV. Could you please advise me on where I should report this so that the situation can be remedied? Thanks. ChaoticGhost 03:52, 1 December 2006 (UTC)

Sorry, I'm still confused. (As previously mentioned) this person has a history of systematically vandalizing that page. In addition, the IP addresses he uses have been temporarily blocked in the past for repeated vandalism. Could you please clarify why this obvious and consistent vandalism wasn't appropriate for the AIV, and where I should report it instead?

Sincere thanks,

ChaoticGhost 04:38, 1 December 2006 (UTC)

Thanks for the advice! I'll try that, then... probably tomorrow :)

question about blocking vandalism[edit]

hi - I'm not clear what happened about user User:66.172.174.2 and would like to understand the process so I know how to proceed another time. This IP has been warned and blocked several times, and there is a notice on the user talk page that the account is subject to immediate block without further warning if they vandalize again. They vandalized twice today on Amish, so I clicked through on the advisory and listed them, but I see you removed them and I'm not clear on whether they are blocked or not. So could you tell me what the deal is, and if I should have handled it differently? Thanks Tvoz 04:19, 1 December 2006 (UTC)

OK, your call - I just wanted to be sure I had proceeded properly. thanks Tvoz 04:27, 1 December 2006 (UTC)

About GOOGLE[edit]

Hello Academic Challenger, thank you for taking care of the "GOOGLE" article. I was not sure whether to redirect it or tag it to be speedily deleted. Once again thanks for clearing that up.¤~Persian Poet Gal (talk) 20:01, 1 December 2006 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Thank you very much for Reverting the edit that was done to my user page. It was greatly appreciated. --St.daniel 01:24, 2 December 2006 (UTC)

Help Request[edit]

My userpage User:Mkdw is continuously vandalized by by the same person. Would you be able to lock my userpage so only myself and admins can edit it? On a side note: I created an Archive Box for this user talk page. Mkdwtalk 20:46, 4 December 2006 (UTC)

Thanks, thats perfect. Mkdwtalk 00:10, 5 December 2006 (UTC)

Regarding "Cheap Shit"[edit]

Why did you delete my article? Just because a concept seems like "nonsense" to you doesn't mean it couldn't be significant to others.

Gary Neville[edit]

Academic Challanger: Good grief! I probably have not been hanging out in the "wrong places," but I've never seen such an attack on an article. I just followed one of those idiots to the article and started trying to clean the whole mess up. I'm glad you're on it. Is that kind of attack common? --Tlmclain | Talk 22:36, 4 December 2006 (UTC)

Academic Challanger: Again, I'm glad you and others are on it. I couldn't keep up. There must be a full moon or something. Seems like there's a lot going on. Here's a IP you may want to look at: 205.155.8.6 --Tlmclain | Talk 23:02, 4 December 2006 (UTC)

Toolserver is down[edit]

And so is AntiVandalBot. User:Tawkerbot4 is running, but it has rather limited capacity in comparison. On the bright side, half of our db servers are down, so half the vandalism can be saved :o -- Tawker 00:36, 5 December 2006 (UTC)

Thanks for the consideration[edit]

Thank you for the consideration of blocking User:203.101.61.7. One of the reasons you cited was that this editor provides some good edits. It caused me to rethink my decision. Of the last 19 edits made since November 20, twelves of them were vandalism. Of those, 85% of them were vulgar: placing pictures of a penis on the Karl Marx page with a cute saying, various cock sucking to many of the Mormon pages. I have always been impressed with the idea that Wikipedia does not make strict rules to guide every action; for example, the seven day blocking incurred by this same editor on the 27 November by Ilmari Karonen without any block notices. I would assume that when a large majority of an editor's edits are vandalism and of those they are highly vulgar and offensive and they four recent edits were all vandalism shortly after a one week block, it would be an easy decision to block. Do you really think that having an editor that produces a postive contribution 37% of the time is valuable? Interesting. Storm Rider (talk) 07:44, 5 December 2006 (UTC)

I am not too concerned about it; it is just a difference of opinion. I have a strong distaste for any form of blatant vandalism, but vulgarity on an encyclopedia is typically a sure sign that an individual lacks the maturity necessary to be participating actively. This editor is not consistently active, so they are only a minor nuisance. If you could watch them for the next few days, I am certain, given their history, they will vandalize again. I still appreciate your efforts. Cheers. Storm Rider (talk) 07:59, 5 December 2006 (UTC)

209.161.211.133[edit]

Please block 209.161.211.133. This is another Borat vandal. KazakhPol 22:33, 5 December 2006 (UTC)

67.175.138.202 is not gone yet[edit]

About two minutes ago, the IP address removed all the warnings from his/her talk page and I reverted it. See this Squirepants101 01:32, 6 December 2006 (UTC)

The Real World[edit]

who the fuck is Maxwell? How do you know its Atlanta?74.195.3.11 01:51, 6 December 2006 (UTC)

Red Panda Vandalism[edit]

the article for Red_Panda has done been vandalized. some goofball left only 2 words and erased the entire article. if u can revert, could u? or let someone more powerful know. thanks. by the way, u done got lots of awards for fighting vandalism, keep up the good work.4.230.183.69 03:38, 6 December 2006 (UTC)

User:Resumebuilder[edit]

Came across User:Resumebuilder on the New Pages. Google doesn't seem to find text like it so I doubt it's a copyvio... a potential MFD? -WarthogDemon 04:10, 6 December 2006 (UTC)

66.215.28.16[edit]

66.215.28.16 removed the warnings on their talk page following the block. Should further action be taken?--Drat (Talk) 08:11, 6 December 2006 (UTC)

137.164.142.2[edit]

Please block indefinitely Geo. 16:15, 6 December 2006 (UTC)

"Austin Hedges"[edit]

you recently deleted the page titled "Austin Hedges". i see no reasoning for this. he is a legitimate, documented leader in a legitimate cause, Straight Edge. can you provide more information about this deletion? -Steve Straightxedge 23:21, 6 December 2006 (UTC)

"Re: Austin Hedges"[edit]

The page created was a collaborated effort, so it is possible that he could have been presented in a better way. On the contrary, if you watch such documentaries as "Dark Planet: Visions of America" and "I've Got The Straight Edge", you will see the works of Mr. Hedges himself. He was also mentioned in the book "Punk: A History", being put on the same level as people like Nathan Strejek (one of the men credited with the creation of sXe). If you give me and my team time, we can make a very credible page about Mr. Hedges. -Steve and the straight edge team at Team Empire. Straightxedge 01:14, 7 December 2006 (UTC)

Re: Re: Austin Hedges[edit]

Yes, one of the documentaries is widely available. Here is the link for the films website: http://www.darkplanetfilms.com/. Since this is an independent film, it's not likely to be found in your local Blockbuster video store, but it is available for purchase on that site. There is also a Wikipedia page about the film itself, created by a user unrelated to my team. The link for that is: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Planet:_Visions_of_America. We are unsure about the availability of the other mentioned documentary, but it has been available for purchase online in the past. With your blessing, we would really like to begin the drafting phase of a new article to honor Mr. Hedges and what he has done for our cause. -Steve Straightxedge 01:27, 7 December 2006 (UTC)

Creation of new "Austin Hedges" page[edit]

Thank you for agreeing to give us another shot. Here is what we were able to create on short notice: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austin_Hedges.

Please review the site and tell us if it meets your standards, and if there is anything you think we could do to make it better

Thank you, Steve Straightxedge 02:32, 7 December 2006 (UTC)

Re: Creation of A.H.[edit]

I will get to those typographical errors as soon as I can. Since we have been our of contact with Mr. Hedges for a lenghty amount of time, we have been unable to get specfic facts like those you have asked for. We are having trouble finding legal paperwork that would tell us Mr. Hedges' exact DOB. We will work on regaining connection with Mr. Hedges and fixing/updating this page as soon as we can.

Thank You, Steve Straightxedge 02:32, 7 December 2006 (UTC)

Animals101[edit]

Why did you delete the article? Reply in my talk page. --Cuddly Panda 22:51, 26 January 2007 (UTC)