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Sandbagging user[edit]

You might want to look at the edit summaries that user:sandbagging left around on the articles he vandalized. They are offensive/need to be suppressed. Thanks Hmains (talk) 04:04, 3 November 2018 (UTC)

@Hmains: -  Done -- Alexf(talk) 06:50, 3 November 2018 (UTC)

27.34.50.146[edit]

You should revoke talkpage access for user:27.34.50.146 because she is making threats of violence. CLCStudent (talk) 22:04, 6 November 2018 (UTC)

 Done -- Alexf(talk) 22:07, 6 November 2018 (UTC)

User talk:Ytsur Kcirtap Wahs[edit]

Nice headshot. Boy was that editor prolific. May I suggest you change his block notice to "spam/advertising" so he clearly knows why he got booted? He'll only deny the vandalism angle I feel... he had a lot to post while I was cleaning up, I dare say he has the time to complain. -- Longhair\talk 12:00, 11 November 2018 (UTC)

Nah. I'll contest any request. He was clearly not here to contribute. -- Alexf(talk) 15:03, 11 November 2018 (UTC)

Reverted edits by Kennethchenderson (talk) to last version by Bbb23[edit]

Hello and thanks for the guidance on the use of external links. As a new Wikipedia contributor, I am still learning the rules while hopefully avoiding any substantial violations. Regarding the removal of the ==Children== section entirely, that's a bit unfair. This section has existed since 2016 and I'm fine with removal of the external link, but as I indicated in the 5 November 2016 edit, I am verifiably the son of Eddie Henderson and wanted to simply update my geographic location in the edit. Please restore the ==Children== section removed by Bbb23 and without the external link. Thank you. kenchenderson (talk) 04:53, 13 November 2018 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CLI, November 2018[edit]

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ArbCom 2018 election voter message[edit]

Scale of justice 2.svgHello, Alexf. Voting in the 2018 Arbitration Committee elections is now open until 23.59 on Sunday, 3 December. All users who registered an account before Sunday, 28 October 2018, made at least 150 mainspace edits before Thursday, 1 November 2018 and are not currently blocked are eligible to vote. Users with alternate accounts may only vote once.

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Thank You![edit]

For your quick response to the Vandalism from Nabooo. It is much appreciated. NECRATPlates On 16:19, 1 December 2018 (UTC)

IP 125.212.184.150[edit]

Hi Alexf. You blocked IP 125.212.184.150 for a few days at the end of last month, but he/she appears to be back as 125.212.178.30 trying to make the same changes to articles related to flags. There have been a couple of IP 125s over the past month making similar edits to similar articles and I think this is probably the same person hoping from one IP to another. Not sure what to do about this, but maybe you have a suggestion. -- Marchjuly (talk) 08:57, 2 December 2018 (UTC)

The answer is simple. Warm (using templates generally), then report to AIV if warranted. -- Alexf(talk) 11:17, 2 December 2018 (UTC)

Nominations now open for "Military historian of the year" and "Military history newcomer of the year" awards[edit]

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Sock[edit]

Hi Alex, Not sure if you're aware but PlusBusTicketing2019 is a sock of Ruby968 and I've done an SPI here, The former account is blocked because of the name, Thanks, –Davey2010Talk 14:22, 7 December 2018 (UTC)

Didn't know. I see Yunshui took care of it. -- Alexf(talk) 19:02, 7 December 2018 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CLII, December 2018[edit]

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Bellhops (company)/Campus Bellhops deletions[edit]

Hi, I was in the process of posting a histmerge notice on Bellhops (company) for merging in Campus Bellhops when you deleted article as "Unambiguous advertising or promotion". (I also tagged the article and the User:Bellhopsmarketing account as COI, so I'm aware of the issues involved.) From a cursory reading of the main article, even after the company account had edited it, it did not rise to the level of "Unambiguous advertising or promotion", in my opinion. I believe it's issues could have been addressed without resorting to deletion. I assume you reviewed the history versions well enough to form a different opinion. However, I was not able to review all of the historical versions before they were deleted. I'm not intending to spend a lot of time on the article, having never heard of the company before today (and am totally unaffiliated with the company or anyone involved with it at any level), but I did believe I could improve the article enough for it to be retained. Are there any options you would consider at this point? Thanks. - BilCat (talk) 20:33, 12 December 2018 (UTC)

@BilCat: The only option, provided you want to work on them, is to undelete into your sandbox. If you want them there, say so. Your choice. -- Alexf(talk) 21:41, 12 December 2018 (UTC)
Yes please, and thanks for doing this. - BilCat (talk) 21:48, 12 December 2018 (UTC)
@BilCat:  Done - Moved to User:BilCat/Campus Bellhops and User:BilCat/Bellhops (company). GL. -- Alexf(talk) 21:57, 12 December 2018 (UTC)
Thanks. Would you able to do a histmerge to get all the history in one article? It should be a simple merge, as there are no major overlapping edits. -
I rather not. Never done one and might screw it up, plus short on time to research it. Sorry. -- Alexf(talk) 22:14, 12 December 2018 (UTC)
No problem. Do you mind if I ask another admin who does histmerges, or tag it? I wasn't.sure if you'd have any other objections based on it being a userfication. Thanks. - BilCat (talk) 22:56, 12 December 2018 (UTC)
No issues. Sorry for the late response As I said this week I'm busy and have little time. If you still need help on this, you can ask at ANI. -- Alexf(talk) 10:19, 13 December 2018 (UTC)

Voting now open for "Military historian of the year" and "Military history newcomer of the year" awards[edit]

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Merry Merry[edit]

Christmas tableau.jpg Happy Christmas!
Hello Alexf,
Early in A Child's Christmas in Wales the young Dylan and his friend Jim Prothero witness smoke pouring from Jim's home. After the conflagration has been extinguished Dylan writes that

Nobody could have had a noisier Christmas Eve. And when the firemen turned off the hose and were standing in the wet, smoky room, Jim's Aunt, Miss. Prothero, came downstairs and peered in at them. Jim and I waited, very quietly, to hear what she would say to them. She said the right thing, always. She looked at the three tall firemen in their shining helmets, standing among the smoke and cinders and dissolving snowballs, and she said, "Would you like anything to read?"

My thanks to you for your efforts to keep the 'pedia readable in case the firemen chose one of our articles :-) Best wishes to you and yours and happy editing in 2019. MarnetteD|Talk 07:45, 18 December 2018 (UTC)

IP 68.184.156.87[edit]

You may wish to revoke TPA. --Thegooduser Let's Chat 🍁 01:57, 25 December 2018 (UTC)

(Non-administrator comment) Already done by RickinBaltimore. IanDBeacon (talk) 02:11, 25 December 2018 (UTC)

Tamimi Group[edit]

Would you consider restoring Tamimi Group (and its talkpage)? The article may not have had great sourcing (WP:NEXIST however), but even the briefest of Google searches leads to the obvious conclusion that the subject meets our threshold for inclusion. "Major Companies of the Arab World" since 1988, a leading engineering and construction firm in Saudi Arabia, and many more. No prejudice against an AfD nom if you so desire. Thanks! Ben · Salvidrim!  08:31, 29 December 2018 (UTC)

@Salvidrim!: Moved to User:Salvidrim!/Tamimi Group for you to work on then. --- Alexf(talk) 09:08, 29 December 2018 (UTC)
I don't think I mentioned any specific intention to "work on it". So... I'll just move it back to mainspace, ok? I'll do some minor wikifying and throw in a source or three. You can AfD if you think the article subject may not meet the inclusion criteria? (Please also restore the talkpage, 10+ years of history is significant). :) Ben · Salvidrim!  09:10, 29 December 2018 (UTC)

Happy New Year, Alexf![edit]

   Send New Year cheer by adding {{subst:Happy New Year fireworks}} to user talk pages.

Thanks! Same to you and family! -- Alexf(talk) 13:05, 31 December 2018 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CLIII, January 2019[edit]

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opening discussion over name origin article[edit]

There was a lot of recent changes over the given name 'Avery', and I found you were one of the recent contributors. If you could join in the conversation here I would appreciate your input: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Avery_(given_name) Azotochtli (talk) 18:36, 12 January 2019 (UTC)

Replacing a Broken Link[edit]

Hey, I made an edit to the office chair page and it was taken down even though I was replacing a broken link in the sources. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Blackswanmediaco (talkcontribs) 20:09, 12 January 2019 (UTC)

IP vandalism[edit]

Hi. The IP you blocked for a month on December 4 -- User:71.209.215.181 - is vandalizing again. Beyond My Ken (talk) 07:42, 14 January 2019 (UTC)

Hi Alexf!

I noticed you deleted an old post, Abortion in Ghana, (link here: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Abortion_in_Ghana&action=edit&redlink=1). I was wondering, since I'm working on a new one, whether you could share any lessons from the old one with me, or perhaps the actual text, so I do not repeat its mistakes.

Thanks,

Blaykyi (talk) 18:46, 14 January 2019 (UTC)

The place to report is at AIV, after proper warnings are given. Thanks. -- Alexf(talk) 13:13, 15 January 2019 (UTC)

Deleted Article, Abortion in Ghana[edit]

Hi Alexf!

I noticed you deleted an old post, Abortion in Ghana, (link here: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Abortion_in_Ghana&action=edit&redlink=1). I was wondering, since I'm working on a new one, whether you could share any lessons from the old one with me, or perhaps the actual text, so I do not repeat its mistakes.

Thanks,

Blaykyi (talk) 18:47, 14 January 2019 (UTC)

@Blaykyi: What I deleted (back in 2017) was not an article but a Cross-namespace redirect. The article is still in draft form at Draft:Abortion in Ghana if you want to work on it. -- Alexf(talk) 13:12, 15 January 2019 (UTC)

Bad idea[edit]

I thought that this was a bad idea. Then I saw you are an admin. I still think it was a bad idea when a friendly word may have helped. Do please take a look again at a new editor who has only made good faith edits. Thanks. -Roxy, the dog. wooF 16:20, 15 January 2019 (UTC)

@Roxy the dog:. If you check Filter 149 (from UAA) you will see that he attempted several times to add links to his own website. New user needing guidance? Maybe, but I take a dim view of people spamming their own website, commercial or otherwise. -- Alexf(talk) 16:55, 15 January 2019 (UTC)
I don't need to look at any filter, I watch the page Ferryhill. I'm thinking of removing your caution, on the page of a harmless local historian. I appreciate your motivation, but he wasn't spamming in the way we mean it. -Roxy, the dog. wooF 17:05, 15 January 2019 (UTC)
@Roxy the dog:. Ok. I'm out the door now and no time, so if you want to replace it with a note explaining the issues, go ahead. I won't argue. -- Alexf(talk) 17:15, 15 January 2019 (UTC)
Thanks Alex, I decided not to remove the caution, but posted a little encouragement on the page instead. It was only a caution afterall. Your understanding is appreciated. -Roxy, the dog. wooF 17:35, 15 January 2019 (UTC)

Flagged links for Goldberg polyhedra page[edit]

Hi, I recently added a few links to List_of_geodesic_polyhedra_and_Goldberg_polyhedra that were reverted. The situation is as follows: many years ago I made a tool for visualizing general polyhedra classes. At some point someone maintaining that page added a bunch of links to that tool for visualizing particular polyhedra entries in that page. I was alerted to this recently and noticed a few missing links that I was able to fill in due to upgrades I had made to the geometric primitives the visualization tool could perform. I stress that I didn't create most links in the first place, but feel that if they're going to link to my old tool, it might as well be more complete. Unfortunately the old hosted github url has my name in it so it triggers the automatic filter. Thanks. User:levskaya (talk)Levskaya (talk) 19:15, 17 January 2019 (UTC)

I understand your comments, but there is not much I can do to alter the filters. I wouldn't do that in any case. They are there for a reason. Make an entry at ANI if you must. I must warn you that it looks and feels like spamming your own work, which is not acceptable in Wikipedia. -- Alexf(talk) 23:03, 17 January 2019 (UTC)

I am not asking to change the default filters. As I said, I wasn't the one who linked polyhedronisme on that page in the first place! I just fixed a few links for entries that were missing there - seriously, check the page history, I've never touched it before. There are very few / zero functional sites online that can render many of the more complex polyhedra. I just happened to be involved in a noncommercial, open-source visualizer that several people have contributed to over the last eight years and that many math nerds use. Look man, I really really couldn't care less if polyhedronisme is linked here or not, I was trying to improve the links that someone else made after someone contacted me about a missing entry. What is the standard etiquette here? I'd sincerely like to know. I can refer the main contributors of the page to the updated changes to the visualization tool if I'm going to be called out as a mathematical spammer every time I fix the links ;) User:levskaya (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 01:46, 18 January 2019 (UTC)

I would suggest you ask at the Tea House for advice, or open a case at ANI as mentioned. I do not have the time to check every post to that page, as I have to handle hundreds a day already, plus what the filters report. There are ways to do it, but as long as you point to your own work or site/sub-site, the filters will react. -- Alexf(talk) 01:53, 18 January 2019 (UTC) -- Alexf(talk) 01:53, 18 January 2019 (UTC)

Your dedication is much appreciated. Thanks for your time and the pointers. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Levskaya (talkcontribs) 05:49, 18 January 2019 (UTC)

Recreating a page that has been deleted[edit]

Hello,

Last year I was creating a wikipedia page - https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Draft:T._Douglas_Stump&action=edit&redlink=1

It has been deleted because it was in draft mode for over six months. I'd like to pick up where I left off, if possible. I have followed the steps to undelete the page, but I'm hoping that you are able to retrieve the content that was on the page.

I appreciate any help you can provide.

Steedokc (talk) 22:56, 17 January 2019 (UTC) Steedokc

@Steedokc: Restored at Draft:T. Douglas Stump. Make sure you start work on it soon before it gets deleted again due to inactivity. -- Alexf(talk) 23:03, 17 January 2019 (UTC)

Dunmore East[edit]

Thank you very much for all your various bits of help with this. Best wishes DBaK-photo (talk) 22:39, 18 January 2019 (UTC)

NP. -- Alexf(talk) 10:06, 25 January 2019 (UTC)

Onion editing and Hongon[edit]

Hello. Following your review and block yesterday, could you reassess this editing pattern and user Hongon please? Thanks. --Zefr (talk) 19:29, 23 January 2019 (UTC)

It's watchlisted. -- Alexf(talk) 10:06, 25 January 2019 (UTC)

Revdel needed on aisle 7![edit]

Howdy! You just popped up as an admin at their computer right now! Please take a look at [1] and see if you concur with my thought that revdel is appropriate. Thank you! - Julietdeltalima (talk) 18:40, 30 January 2019 (UTC)

 Done -- Alexf(talk) 18:42, 30 January 2019 (UTC)

AIV[edit]

Hello! Can you explain this a little more to me. As I said in my comment, the user has been warned 4 times but they removed the warnings [2] [3] from their talk page. Since the warnings they Removed sourced content no edit summary, Reverted and removed it again no edit summary, Removed sourced content no edit summary, Removed sourced content no edit summary, Unsourced BLP addition (Moral Compass) and rmv sourced content. I do not know if this makes a difference but I heard there are "general sanctions" in the professional wrestling area of Wikipedia, which the user was notified of on their talk page. Thank you for your time STATic message me! 16:58, 9 February 2019 (UTC)

I did not see removal of warnings from their page. I added a Level 3 knowing they would soon catch fire. They did and have been blocked. I also see there is a notice now about sockpuppetry. Did not know that at the time (nor the note was posted). -- Alexf(talk) 17:16, 9 February 2019 (UTC)
Sorry for bothering, I just saw that your response was not even to the user I am talking about. So what you said right now is not referring to the user I'm talking about lol. Is there anything I can do? My reports for this user keep going stale because no one responds. STATic message me! 17:48, 9 February 2019 (UTC)
Your report said: "Can you explain this a little more to me", a mention of User:Tanuarora203. That was then the response. Re-reading your long message (no need to add so many links), I see you are now talking about User:Kingofcruiserweight. Sorry but I am not familiar with WWE and am not sure what I see is vandalism. Open a case at ANI to get someone else's opinion.I do not follow WWE and usually stay away from issues I do not understand, unless it is clear and jumps off the page. -- Alexf(talk) 19:10, 9 February 2019 (UTC)
Yeah this is why I said sorry for bothering you as you had nothing to do with it, the report was removed shortly after for becoming stale. Anyways thanks. STATic message me! 21:04, 9 February 2019 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CLIV, February 2019[edit]

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Please recheck my webpage[edit]

Hi there,

I was wondering if you could go over my article again. I removed the content from my personal homepage, that you raised concern about it last time. The page title is red link, Amin Ghazanfari.

Thank you and if you have any concern, please drop me a line.

Sincerely, Amin

Replied in your user talk page. -- Alexf(talk) 02:18, 12 February 2019 (UTC)

Samuel Alito[edit]

Can you protect Samuel Alito (I've posted a request at RPP). The IP you blocked just now is hopping and continues vandalizing extremely persistently. – Finnusertop (talkcontribs) 02:22, 12 February 2019 (UTC)

Already  Done. -- Alexf(talk) 02:25, 12 February 2019 (UTC)

User I reported at ARV[edit]

Hi, I noticed you've been to ARV a few times tonight and was wondering why you didn't block Alfey6t9 whose editing is blatantly antisemitic? Sir Joseph (talk) 02:45, 12 February 2019 (UTC)

Do you mean AIV? Busy doing other things. There was a serious BLP attack to pages of US Supreme Court Justices. Dozens of pages to redact and users to block. No time to do everything or look at everything. Have little time left. Do not worry, admins are always on AIV patrol and will get to it if warranted. Thanks. -- Alexf(talk) 02:52, 12 February 2019 (UTC)
 Done -- Alexf(talk) 03:03, 12 February 2019 (UTC)
Thanks. I reported him a while back and he was listed there for a while. That is why I asked. Sir Joseph (talk) 02:59, 12 February 2019 (UTC)
Hello Alexf. I often think of this animation when I think of all that admins have to do around here. My thanks for your efforts. MarnetteD|Talk 02:56, 12 February 2019 (UTC)
Sisyphus comparison is sometimes appropriate. Also brings to mind Seinfeld: "Because the mail never stops. It just keeps coming and coming and coming, there's never a let-up. It's relentless. -- Alexf(talk) 03:03, 12 February 2019 (UTC)
Very true :-) MarnetteD|Talk 03:06, 12 February 2019 (UTC)

Aminghazanfari[edit]

It is interesting to me that you are asking others to be polite, but you are allowing yourself to be rude! First off, I think you really need to educate yourself about how to respond to a message appropriately. Also I believe you are the person who needs to understand Wikipedia at the very first place. I am just gonna give you an example among millions of biographies that you may find (of course if you bother yourself!) that have been published here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Paul_Rodrigue ! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Aminghazanfari4real (talkcontribs) 15:43, 12 February 2019 (UTC)

You mention biographies. The one you pointed to is not an autobiography as yours is. Wikipedia is not a place for self-advertisement. I also pointed you to the conflicts of interest page. It reads almost like a CV or résumé, which again, this is not the place for. Please remember to always start a new section at the bottom of talk pages, lest the message be mixed with whatever other subject was there before, and always sign your posts in Talk with four tildes at the end. If you have any questions about how Wikipedia works, please ask at the Tea House. -- Alexf(talk) 15:57, 12 February 2019 (UTC)

Incorrect Deletion[edit]

Hi I believe you mistakenly marked my article for speedy deletion for advertising, for which my article for kaizen restaurants ltd was purely for informative purposes and not to advertise products or services.

Many thanks, — Preceding unsigned comment added by TheStrider99 (talkcontribs) 16:58, 13 February 2019 (UTC)

@TheStrider99:. No such article at that link. A little digging shows you are referring to Draft:Kaizen Restaurants Ltd. I did not mark that article for deletion. Someone else did. I deleted it under CSD G11 - Unambiguous advertising or promotion. It read like an advertisement of a chain of restaurants. No substantial sources to even show notability, so it would have been a toss up on which reason to delete under (CSD G1 or A7). If you want to work on it, and can provide reliable sources, I'd be willing to restore it to your sandbox. Just not to a draft to be published, where it might get it deleted again for the same reasons. Always remember to sign your posts in Talk with four tildes at the end. -- Alexf(talk) 18:19, 13 February 2019 (UTC)

I didn't mean to submit it yet as it wasn't referenced, so apologies on my part for doing that. If you are able to restore it to my sandbox I would highly appreciate it. Many thanks --TheStrider99 (talk) 20:59, 13 February 2019 (UTC)

@TheStrider99: Userfied at User:TheStrider99/Kaizen Restaurants Ltd. Good luck. -- Alexf(talk) 21:07, 13 February 2019 (UTC)

Cleanups needed![edit]

Still doing revdel on the pother one . This one comes next. -- Alexf(talk) 16:10, 17 February 2019 (UTC)
Thanks mate~! --Dave ♠♣♥♦™№1185©♪♫® 16:12, 17 February 2019 (UTC)

File:Avijit Roy.jpg[edit]

@Alexf, What should be done to this photo? This photo is not being used in any article. Shamsun N Tushar (talk) 05:24, 22 February 2019 (UTC)

If the photo is under a free (or similar) license, there is nothing that needs to be done. -- Alexf(talk) 11:00, 22 February 2019 (UTC)

ROXELANA22 sleeper[edit]

Hello. I found another sleeper account of the LTA ROXELANA22 (aka the "ANTPS vandal"). Can you please indef ANTIANTTPS432014 (talk • contribs • deleted contribs • nuke contribs • logs • filter log • block user • block log)? (Ideally, the talk page access should be revoked as well.) In case you're interested, I found out that this vandal's earliest account was probably AUC COLOMBIA, which was originally active at es.wiki back in 2006. LightandDark2000 🌀 (talk) 08:08, 22 February 2019 (UTC)

That account was created in July 2014 and has never edited. As the name is not inherently a violation, there is no harm in letting it stay, until it is used and vandalizes. -- Alexf(talk) 11:00, 22 February 2019 (UTC)

Commands in the Pakistan Army[edit]

@Alexf, Most probably the Pakistan Army has no command like the Indian Army's Western Command or the South Western Command, if there are such commands in the Pakistan Army then why there are not articles for them, moreover there is no strong reference that the Pakistan Army has commands like the Indian Army see here, see the given references, the references don't say that the army has any command, see the talk page of the Army's article, I have raised question about having any command like India in the army. Search in google that if there any command in the Pakistan Army, I had searched but didn't find anything about possessing any command. Shamsun N Tushar (talk) 08:27, 22 February 2019 (UTC)

No idea. I only intervened to combat vandalism. The question should be asked in the article's Talk Page. -- Alexf(talk) 11:00, 22 February 2019 (UTC)

Your block of Jeeibleh[edit]

Hey Alexf, I'd love to know why you blocked Jeeibleh - I see nothing in their edit history that constitutes vandalism, only good-faith edits (admittedly some less helpful than others). I also see no attempt at encouraging them to edit more productively in the form of feedback/warnings, only an immediate block? I'm also seeing no abuse filter hits, and no deleted contributions, so this looks to me like a hugely disproportionate response from what I can see. Am I missing something blindingly obvious here? Please can you take another look at this? Cheers stwalkerster (talk) 23:48, 25 February 2019 (UTC)

@Stwalkerster: Was a case of a simple mistake/misread in one of his postings. Unblocked. Thanks for the heads up. -- Alexf(talk) 23:56, 25 February 2019 (UTC)

Block of Jeeibleh[edit]

Hi Alex. The block rationale here is "vandalism"; I confess, I'm not seeing anything in their recent edits that looks vandalish. The edits to Fashion boot are inappropriate trivia, granted, but not vandalism by my count - am I missing something glaringly obvious here? Yunshui  23:50, 25 February 2019 (UTC)

@Yunshui: Was a case of a simple mistake/misread in one of his postings. Unblocked. Thanks for the heads up. Moral: do it after coffee, not before. -- Alexf(talk) 23:56, 25 February 2019 (UTC)
Thanks for that. We've all had those pre-coffee moments... Yunshui  23:57, 25 February 2019 (UTC)

User talk:99.71.105.55[edit]

You might want to take a look at recent edits made by User talk:99.71.105.55, who you recently blocked temporarily. ---Another Believer (Talk) 01:12, 3 March 2019 (UTC)

Is it vandalism? I do not know enough about music so unless it is blatant, I can't do much. Some of the edits I see are decent (e.g. removing non-reliable sources like Wordpress blogs). In any case, please report at AIV when properly warned user. Posting in talk page might not get you a response for days if I'm out. -- Alexf(talk) 01:35, 3 March 2019 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CLV, March 2019[edit]

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you were just dealing with[edit]

[4] - cheers - usually more quacks than a hysterical duck can get JarrahTree 10:57, 11 March 2019 (UTC)

ok. People have nothing better to do I guess. -- Alexf(talk) 11:15, 11 March 2019 (UTC)
this one has been going for a year or two, why or what for is beyond reasoning - straight back into the same pond of the same area, like you used to be able to tell the time from the rainfall in some parts of Indonesia during the wet season... 4 pm in the afternoon JarrahTree 13:01, 11 March 2019 (UTC)

Money ?[edit]

If you don't mind may you tell me that if wikipedia gives you salary? Please reply me. Jay prakash bais (talk) 21:32, 19 March 2019 (UTC)

No, we are volunteers that believe in the project. There are very few salaried people at the Wikimedia Foundation. Mostly Software Developers, Hardware and database engineers, and a few people in management and clerical duties. Editors and Admins are all volunteers. --- Alexf(talk) 23:27, 19 March 2019 (UTC)

Thanksfor informing me Have a nice day Jay prakash bais (talk) 01:47, 20 March 2019 (UTC)

98.102.12.250[edit]

On 12 March 2018 you blocked 98.102.12.250 (talk · contribs · deleted contribs · logs · edit filter log · block user · block log) with an expiration time of 1 year. The block recently expired and the IP went straight back to vandalizing. --Guy Macon (talk) 17:09, 22 March 2019 (UTC)

That's what AIV is for. - Blocked. -- Alexf(talk) 18:05, 22 March 2019 (UTC)

List of photographers[edit]

Could we get you to join the ongoing chat about the verifiability and original research concerns raised by multiple editors (as indicated by the tags you removed) at Talk:List of photographers#RFC on changes to this page....thnak you--Moxy (talk) 21:04, 23 March 2019 (UTC)