User talk:ApolloCreed

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Greetings, ApolloCreed, and welcome to Wikipedia. It's good to see new folks showing an interest in the place and wanting to improve the articles. Thanks for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are a few good links for newcomers:

If you have any questions, feel free to drop by my talk page and ask. I'll do my best to provide you with an answer. If you're more of a "research it yourself" type, there's always Wikipedia:Where to ask a question. The Help Desk is also a good place for info.

Whenever you leave a comment on someone's talk page or on the Help Desk page or whatever, remember to sign your name. You do this by typing four tildes (~~~~) in a row at the end of your comments or questions. This will automatically produce your name and the date. Again, welcome to Wikipedia.
Ξxtreme Unction {yakłblah} 18:57, 27 November 2005 (UTC)

Mumford[edit]

Hi there... just so you know, I'm going to have to delete Mumford's pic. It was actually not a screenshot, but a photo for the book Sesame Street Unpaved. Unless we can prove that it was also a press photo at one point, it's not a useable picture for Wikipedia. Thanks anyway, for trying to find a pic. -- user:zanimum

Thinks for telling me why you deleted my Mumford image. Do you think this image would be acceptable? It's from this page, which details the "Breaking News" Kermit the Frog segments from the Muppet Show.
This image of Mumford is clearer, but I'm less certain it is a screenshot from a TV show. That pic came from this page. -- ApolloCreed 19:38, 27 November 2005 (UTC)
Hi Apollo, I'm uploading the second, simply because we have nothing to tell us it isn't a screenshot, so we can easily claim innocence. -- user:zanimum

No problem[edit]

I've done it before I've seen it 3 times tonight already. Happy to help. KnowledgeOfSelf | talk. 04:47, 4 December 2005 (UTC)

I should make it clear that I've left a welcome message on a user page before lol KnowledgeOfSelf | talk. 04:48, 4 December 2005 (UTC)

Welcome to the Welcoming Committee[edit]

Thanks for signing up. You're right about making your welcomes personal. If we wanted to put the same welcome template on every user talk page, we wouldn't need a human welcoming committee. Welcoming is about quality, not quantity. Some users use {{welcome}} like crazy to try to increase their edit count, but I think we should concentrate on helping out those new users who have shown that they're actually interested in helping us. Our main goal shouldn't be to put space-fillers on their talk pages, but to make them feel appreciated and to answer their questions about Wikipedia. I find it helpful to recommend Wikipedia:WikiProjects and regional notice boards based upon their first contributions. If you have any other ideas, siggest them at Wikipedia talk:Welcoming committee. Have fun welcoming new users. --TantalumTelluride 02:50, 11 December 2005 (UTC)

WikiProject AFL[edit]

Hi, was wondering if you were interested in joining WikiProject AFL? Rogerthat 10:25, 4 January 2006 (UTC)

Careful[edit]

Thanks for trimming the list of TV shows, but I noticed that you removed a few that did not have a infobox. Some of the articles like A League of Their Own actually covered the movie and not the television show. Additionally Adam-12 and Adam Adamant Lives! which you removed do not have infoboxes. I really appreciate your work, but please be careful when removing items from the list. Best of luck --Reflex Reaction (talk)• 20:23, 7 January 2006 (UTC)

Looks like I should be more careful as well! Thanks for reply and working on the list! --Reflex Reaction (talk)• 15:33, 8 January 2006 (UTC)

Re: HTML vs Wiki Markup[edit]

I DO use wiki markup but I am comfortable using HTML and since I read that it is allowed then what does it really matter what I use. I noticed in the link you posted that for some items like underline or strikeout it uses HTML in the example of how to do these things so seems to me HTML is acceptable. Plus the HTML tags look more 'cleaner' to me than a whole bunch of apostrophes do, but that his just me. Thanks for the suggestions but I think I will continue using a mix of wiki and HTML. (HeMan5) 00:53, 16 January 2006 (UTC)

Greetings from Dumoren[edit]

Hey there ApolloCreed, how are you, i've goten your message about voting and nominating. First business:

sorry is i bug, but can you provide a step-by-step on hot to nominate and vote(if you want to). also thank you for adding some stuff to my first article.

now on to other stuff. lets get to know each other:

1.wahts your name?

2.which country are you from?

3. do you happen to know the following user: sango123,Josh Parris,user:Pak21,user:JRawle and user:Shadin?

4.what is your speciality, on wiki?

hope to see you around. Dumoren 08:37, 4 February 2006 (UTC)

ps: isn't Apollo Creed a real person? and what does COTWs mean? ooo, i almost forgot, can you nominte for me Hunter: the Reckoning: Redeemer untill i learn how to nominte, please?

Caution[edit]

Please be careful to distinguish more carefully between Dominica and the Dominican Republic. You added {{DominicanRepublic-geo-stub}} the List of national parks of Dominica, which is nice, but that stub class is for the Dominican Republic, not Dominica. I've corrected it to {{Caribbean-geo-stub}}, but just I'd make sure you're aware that the 2 are separate countries, 1,000 miles apart. Tomertalk 08:15, 8 February 2006 (UTC)

copyvios[edit]

great work here [1] however as the article is under 7 days old it meets the critera for speedy deletion which can be done by typing in {{db|copyvio, url}}, this will get it deleted faster, happy editing. feel free to ask any quiestions via my talk page :)Benon 01:13, 12 February 2006 (UTC)


ahh thats changed it must be 48 hours, it used to be a week (shows ow long it is since i tagged a copyvio lol) Benon 01:22, 12 February 2006 (UTC)

Help desk[edit]

I replied to your question on the help desk. --Malthusian (talk) 11:07, 12 February 2006 (UTC)

El Anka year of death[edit]

Thanks for the fix, I must have mistyped there. GRuban 15:09, 13 February 2006 (UTC)


Big Spring, TX[edit]

Though it wasn't obvious, the anon user did make an effort to paraphrase the previous copyvio section. Was it not paraphrased enough, or did you not notice that it was paraphrased? OhNoitsJamieTalk 01:29, 17 February 2006 (UTC)

Nice work on that summary of reverts on the Big Springs article. That guy just doesn't get it. OhNoitsJamieTalk 03:40, 22 February 2006 (UTC)

I have discovered that my account "Happyjoe" is blocked from editing due to some sort of misunderstanding over the Big Spring, TX article. Please remove this block so that I may complete necessary editing on other articles. Thank you for your timely assistance in resolving this problem... Happyjoe 69.145.215.206 03:16, 27 February 2006 (UTC)

substing[edit]

Please do not substitute project notices, It's annoying and counter productive. Dread Lord CyberSkull ✎☠ 12:00, 17 February 2006 (UTC)

Herb Brooks Article[edit]

Why do you feel the Herb Brooks article needs sections? Articles of such short length don'nt necessarily need to be cluttered with sections. PLease let me know, or no.--Gephart 17:36, 19 February 2006 (UTC)


Gay rights template[edit]

Thank you tremendously for your edits to the Gay rights template. I don't have Firefox or Safari, but hopefully your edits fix the problem. Wuzzy 16:30, 24 February 2006 (UTC)

Thanx[edit]

I appreciate the help...I'll get used to this soon enough...(I'll admit to being the sort who like to start assembling without reading the instructions thoroughly).

Avalongod 06:31, 25 February 2006 (UTC)

references[edit]

I just worked on the reference section for the article this morning. Hopefully that will demonstrate that the article is not "original research". Plenty of peer-reviewed citations.

Thanx. Avalongod 16:43, 25 February 2006 (UTC)

thanx again[edit]

Yes, it looks good....I'll fix the section headers later today (time to play with the child)...I'm doing this in time chunks!  :)

Avalongod 18:14, 25 February 2006 (UTC)

tyvm[edit]

tyvm for your help

Rick The preceding unsigned comment was added by Rixxk (talk • contribs) .


how's your French ? I can verify in 2 languages 8-)

http://www.roliste.com/detail.jsp?id=5778

Also Eamon adventures are verified by going to Eamon list my adventures are in the 90s

Thanks for your help !

Rick 03:42, 27 February 2006 (UTC)


rixxk

As a historian, I have attempted to be as accurate as possible and as most items included are verifiable facts and not judgemental in any way. I think this entry will fill the need of filling in some blanks in the role playing game section.

Thanks for your help. And in return I am willing to offer my assistance in the game section of Wikipedia.

Rick 04:19, 27 February 2006 (UTC)

Answers to Man of Nature[edit]

I have posted the answers to your questions on Man of Nature on the Man of Nature talk page. Thank you.Abc85 11:08, 28 February 2006 (UTC)

APCS disambig page[edit]

Ultimately, I basically agreed with you. When and if someone makes a legitimate article about either subject, I think it warrants the page, but for now, it's becoming a redirect to the AP program. -- Jjjsixsix (talk)/(contribs) @ 17:07, 1 March 2006 (UTC)

Lotball[edit]

For the record, the Myspace page was created after the article was put up for deletion in order to save the writing should it actually be destroyed. I will await the process, although lotball is not a "made up game" as you have put. If it is considered such, several other sport and game articles should then be deleted as well. It is a highly regional sport and, thusly, it made appear to be fictious. Thank You. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.164.181.99 (talkcontribs)


Thank you for the response. As I said before, I'll wait through the process. The preceding unsigned comment was added by 24.164.181.99 (talk • contribs) .

Lotball, again[edit]

Doesn't the fact that we're discussing this prove that it is notable or, at the very least, that it exists? This page has now had several different contributors and I'm sure that if the hit count was known for this site, you would find that it has had an abnormally large impact for a brand new article. I understand the neccesity for putting articles up for deletion, like spam, advertising, multiple articles on the same subject, or "non notable" topics, but does this article really fit under any of those? It is obviously not spam or advertising, and this is the only lotball article on Wikipedia. Though some may claim that it is supposedly "nn," what truly defines an article as notable? I have often surfed Wikipedia and found articles on mindless garbage I don't care about. The truth of the matter is that those articles might not matter to me, but they do matter to someone, they do matter to those who know what the article is about and those who wish to learn. Isn't that what Wikipedia is for, those who wish to learn? I love Wikipedia and I love the ideals for which it stands. I would never want to make something that would be harmfull to its goals. I ask you to please uphold the ideals of Wikipedia and keep this article. -INVENTM


Thank You. Inventm 02:06, 9 March 2006 (UTC)

Sarvangasana[edit]

Thanks for letting me know. I'm not sure what can be done to get through to this guy; he doesn't seem interested in communicating. For a POV-pusher, he's got a very specific focus! :-) FreplySpang (talk) 19:06, 19 March 2006 (UTC)

Flashwars[edit]

The article was edited wrong. It is not the first website dedicated to Flash contests, it is the first website that holds Flash tournaments. We will get working on gathering sources.

Beer cats[edit]

It has been suggested by User:BrianSmithson that the Beer and brewery categories should be renamed. The proposal has been supported by User:Syrthiss, and supported and expanded by myself. The notion is that the regional categories should follow the format of "Beer and breweries in Africa" /Europe/Asia/North America/South America/Oceania. "Brewers and breweries" could also be renamed "Beer and breweries by region". And all the countries should also be renamed (and merged if needed) as, for example, "Beer and breweries of Germany", "Beer and breweries of Britain", "Beer and breweries of Poland". The word in each case would be beer rather than beers to allow for general articles on beer culture in each region as well as individual beers.

Comments, suggestions, objections, free beer and simple votes to Wiki Beer Project SilkTork 15:24, 3 April 2006 (UTC)

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irrelevant and useless information[edit]

Hey, who keeps writing about a "Instructional controversy" section to the Erwin Ballarta page? They are just trying to create something that contradicts all the other imformation on the page and is truly irrelevant and useless information. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Kb00462 (talkcontribs) .

irrelevant and useless?[edit]

I User:Truth2008 keep changing the Erwin Ballarta page to add the controversy in there. It's factual, citable information about Erwin Ballarta. Who are you to determine what is irrelevant and useless? It is a part of his history, and I will continue to add it. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Truth2008 (talkcontribs) .

Beer[edit]

Your vote/opinion on brewery notability is requested here: [2] SilkTork 12:16, 20 July 2006 (UTC)

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