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Sockorama[edit]

Yeah, I saw that. I'm looking into it right now, including a sockcheck. Bearcat (talk) 01:41, 14 May 2016 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Sockpuppet investigations/BeaverTails18, if you want to add a comment or anything. Bearcat (talk) 02:01, 14 May 2016 (UTC)

Warning - Content removal[edit]

Warning icon Please stop your disruptive editing. If you continue to blank out or remove portions of page content, templates, or other materials from Wikipedia, as you did at Islamic Relief, you may be blocked from editing. Thank you..--Bali Makmur (talk) 21:35, 15 May 2016 (UTC)

As someone who just dropped into this talk page and was a little surprised to see the above claim, it doesn't take a lot to see that the accusation of disruptive editing by AusLondonder is nonsense. --Super Nintendo Chalmers (talk) 22:25, 15 May 2016 (UTC)
@Super Nintendo Chalmers: Indeed this editor seems to have a bit of a record of poor behaviour. They have edit-warred, used misleading edit summaries, removed sourced content and failed to follow WP:NPOV repeatedly. This template (from an editor with 108 edits) is about my removal of a "terrorist" category from an article about a British Islamic charity. AusLondonder (talk) 22:37, 15 May 2016 (UTC)
Anyway, as you've seen I decided to take the category to CFD because of the major potential for misuse AusLondonder (talk) 22:40, 15 May 2016 (UTC)

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Corbyn pic[edit]

I note you have not voted yourself in the corbyn beauty pageant, if you were going to vote ... the amusing thing is i sure Corbyn himself would not mind which picture it was :) -- BOD -- 22:25, 22 May 2016 (UTC)

@Bodney: I'm sure he'd be horrified by the very concept, to be quite honest! I think the current pic is certainly not the best. But I'm not convinced entirely on what picture is the best replacement. I'll probably make my mind up in the next couple of days :) AusLondonder (talk) 04:17, 23 May 2016 (UTC)

Ports of Nepal?[edit]

Please see my comments on your proposal re Category:Ports of Nepal Hugo999 (talk) 23:27, 29 May 2016 (UTC)

@Hugo999: Thanks for pointing that out, I have replied at CFDS. AusLondonder (talk) 01:14, 30 May 2016 (UTC)

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Draft:Murder of Jo Cox[edit]

Hey :)

I'd just like to point out a few things regarding the draft you just created:

  • Under British English (which should apply given it's a British event), an assassination has to have a political motive. Since a motive is not yet known, this cannot be an assassination. (I note that you have since renamed the article from me starting to write this, but the infobox still says asssassination).
  • It's not a murder until it's proven as such in a court of law - there's some discussion on Talk:Jo Cox about this. In the UK, Sub Judice applies now since an arrest has been made, which has potential implications for those reporting on the event in the UK, which we both are.
  • You've named the alleged perpetrator of an unproven crime - I'd like to point you int the direction of WP:BLPCRIME

I'm not disagreeing with splitting it into a new article, just please be careful with this!

[stwalkerster|talk] 03:04, 17 June 2016 (UTC)

Nomination of Murder of Jo Cox for deletion[edit]

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Where?[edit]

Where is this other nomination? Surely it would be at the current AfD's page title? StillWaitingForConnection (talk) 18:09, 17 June 2016 (UTC)

It is referenced on the talkpage. It was however at the earlier title of the page. See Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Murder of Jo Cox AusLondonder (talk) 18:12, 17 June 2016 (UTC)

Well[edit]

You and AGF don't get along very well, I think. "Pointy, sly and contentious"? Drmies (talk) 11:51, 18 June 2016 (UTC)

@Drmies: you and BRD don't get on very well. AusLondonder (talk) 12:33, 18 June 2016 (UTC)
Depends. A revert whose edit summary contains only insults, that's not likely to make anyone discuss anything. BRD is an essay, as you know; AGF is a fundamental principle in this joint. Drmies (talk) 20:39, 18 June 2016 (UTC)
You waited until less eyes were on the article to remove a massive section which you know had community support. You arbitrarily chose some nations as "involved" - not French neighbours such as the Netherlands or the United Kingdom. You left the United States in unsurprisingly. The revert summary was describing your behaviour not you as a person or you as an editor. I have disputed your arbitrary and pointy removal now should be the time to discuss. AusLondonder (talk) 01:54, 19 June 2016 (UTC)

Flags on Death of Jo Cox[edit]

Please see this discussion Mlpearc (open channel) 15:39, 19 June 2016 (UTC)

@Mlpearc: Why bother starting a discussion if midway through with no consensus for your position, you show huge disrespect for your fellow editors by making the disputed change with a totally misunderstood rationale? AusLondonder (talk) 04:26, 20 June 2016 (UTC)
Please check the times. Mlpearc (open channel) 04:28, 20 June 2016 (UTC)
@Mlpearc: Apologies, although I think the status quo should have remained before starting the discussion per WP:BRD AusLondonder (talk) 04:36, 20 June 2016 (UTC)

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There's an AfD about a topic related to you[edit]

Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Hallel Yaffa Ariel--Bolter21 (talk to me) 18:53, 13 July 2016 (UTC)

AFD[edit]

Little late in writing this but wanted to say that I hope there aren't any hard feelings about Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Reactions_to_the_2016_Orlando_nightclub_shooting. Hope you know that it has nothing to do with animus toward the LGBTQ community or anything. I just feel that many of the news-related articles are TOOSOON but it's becoming clear I'm in the minority with that opinion (e.g., Talk:2016_shooting_of_Baton_Rouge_police_officers#Way_too_soon). I'm recalibrating my perceptions of the community norm based on the feedback in the AFD.

TL;DR - sorry if I put you through any undue stress, especially related to such a traumatic event to folks in the LGBTQ community. EvergreenFir (talk) 03:06, 20 July 2016 (UTC)

@EvergreenFir: Thanks for that! Really cool of you, I appreciate it. I had taken a little break from the project for a couple of weeks which I think we all need sometimes! No hard feelings at all :) AusLondonder (talk) 22:27, 31 July 2016 (UTC)
Glad to hear and thank you. Hope your wikibreak went well! Glad to have you back! EvergreenFir (talk) 02:47, 1 August 2016 (UTC)

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Seats with most members[edit]

Hey, just explaining my undoing your change to Division of Bass - it's actually only had sixteen different members (equal with Bendigo, Denison and Swan), but Warwick Smith was the member twice. :) Frickeg (talk) 08:44, 9 October 2016 (UTC)

@Frickeg: No worries thanks for fixing it up :) AusLondonder (talk) 19:50, 22 October 2016 (UTC)

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Rename Legal history of cannabis in Canada to Cannabis in Canada?[edit]

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Nomination of United Kingdom general election, 2015 (London) for deletion[edit]

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Bret Chiafalo[edit]

Couldn't you just put in a regular deletion request? MB298 (talk) 06:25, 29 January 2017 (UTC)

Hi MB298 I am willing to do that if you take exception. Just remove the tag if you disagree. AusLondonder (talk) 06:31, 29 January 2017 (UTC)
 Done. MB298 (talk) 06:33, 29 January 2017 (UTC)

Avocado Declaration[edit]

Another user already declined your PROD, so now you have to take it to AfD if you think it should be deleted. Me-123567-Me (talk) 01:20, 30 January 2017 (UTC)

BTW I invite you to join a new Wikiproject over at WP:Greens. Me-123567-Me (talk) 01:21, 30 January 2017 (UTC)

My apologies, it was a speedy tag. But if a speedy was declined, it is likely a PROD will be too. I suggest not wasting your time and going right to AfD if you feel strongly about it. Me-123567-Me (talk) 01:24, 30 January 2017 (UTC)

AfD - Lavender Greens[edit]

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A few examples[edit]

Of recurring events in location establishment categories

And thousands more. You want to change what articles such as these are categorized, I suggest WP:RFC or the talk page for WP:Categorization....William, is the complaint department really on the roof? 17:16, 1 February 2017 (UTC)

Are you suggesting it should be categorised as an "establishment in Rhode Island" even though it could be held in any state in future years? AusLondonder (talk) 17:25, 1 February 2017 (UTC)
Yes because that is where it started. Events as well as companies can move, but all started somewhere. There are cases where they move and even come back to its roots before ending. For instance, Western Open, a 1899 establishment and 2006 disestablishment in Illinois. In between the event was played in 15 other United States....William, is the complaint department really on the roof? 17:42, 1 February 2017 (UTC)

Ways to improve Lavender Hill High School[edit]

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Proposed deletion of Lavender Hill High School[edit]

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CSD - Mexico radio stub cats[edit]

I wasn't aware of that particular CSD criterion. I want to populate those Mexico regional radio station stub cats but am not familiar with stub sorting and would need to create 32 templates and edit more than 1,200 articles. Would it be possible for you to help me with that? Raymie (tc) 08:37, 20 February 2017 (UTC)

As soon as you add a single article to the CSD criteria no longer applies. I would probably be able to help if you let me know what needs to be done. I'm not an expert in stub sorting either though :) AusLondonder (talk) 09:14, 20 February 2017 (UTC)

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March 2017[edit]

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I didn't remove the comment, but it's still not nice. Me-123567-Me (talk) 17:29, 2 March 2017 (UTC)

Personal attack[edit]

"A bit of a patronizing arse" may be relatively mild compared to some other things I heard recently, but it is still a personal attack. Kindly refrain. Thank you, Drmies (talk) 03:31, 23 March 2017 (UTC)

Invitation for comment[edit]

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Tagging for speedy deletion[edit]

Thanks for reminding that a copy of the same tag need to be posted at the talk page of the page creator. I have been placing tags on the page alone so far. Bilingual2000 (talk) 06:58, 30 March 2017 (UTC)

@Bilingual2000: No problem thanks for your friendly response :) AusLondonder (talk) 07:00, 30 March 2017 (UTC)

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Belated April Fool's, maybe?[edit]

So... Wtmitchell blocks AusLondoner for twelve hours with the rationale to stop series of edits flouting WP:ENGVAR... Fifteen hours after their last edit?! Presumably the edits of concern are those most recent, labelled "per WP:TIES"- but none of those, that I can see, have been reverted, which begs the question as to how disruptive they were. In any case; where's the discussion, the escalated series of warnings, even? — O Fortuna! Imperatrix mundi. 09:01, 4 April 2017 (UTC)

Wtmitchell Is this a joke? What on earth is this about? You haven't even notified me of the block let alone discussed the issue with me?!? AusLondonder (talk) 11:08, 4 April 2017 (UTC)
Just checked Wtmitchell has not even reverted a single of my edits? Wtf? AusLondonder (talk) 11:10, 4 April 2017 (UTC)
No complaint about my conduct, no discussion raised that I'm aware of on any forum, no block template, no notification of the right of appeal? I'm seriously wondering whether Wtmitchell's account has been compromised. AusLondonder (talk) 11:13, 4 April 2017 (UTC)
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Request reason:

I'm not sure whether this is a mistake or not. I'm a regular editor in good-standing. Absolutely no complaint was made on any forum by any editor about my conduct. I received no warning or discussion about the block, as is generally the accepted precedent per WP:BEFOREBLOCK and I received zero notification or explanation of the block from the admin, in breach of WP:EXPLAINBLOCK. That policy states "The community expects that blocks will be made with good reasons only, based upon reviewable evidence and reasonable judgment" and "Administrators must supply a clear and specific block reason that indicates why a user was blocked...Administrators should notify users when blocking them by leaving a message on their user talk page". The admin, in their blocking summary, apart from threatening me with an indefinite block, stated the reason was "to stop series of edits flouting WP:ENGVAR". However, none of my edits have been reverted, even by the blocking admin and I simply changed spelling to, for example, New Zealand English on Suburbs of Nelson per WP:TIES which states "an article on a topic that has strong ties to a particular English-speaking nation should use the (formal, not colloquial) English of that nation". The admin has not engaged with me nor other editors since the block. Very happy to discuss any concerns with the reviewing admin.

Accept reason:

Bizarre block. No discussion, no warning, not even a block notification, even though AusLondoner's last edit was 16 hours before the block was applied. This was a very bad block. BrownHairedGirl (talk) • (contribs) 12:25, 4 April 2017 (UTC)

Belated apology[edit]

I want to acknowledge my judgemental error here and to apologize for the block which I precipitously and improperly placed following on that judgemental error. This is discussed in some detail at WP:ANI#Wtmitchell's block of AusLondonder, and I don't want to rehash that discussion here. I do want to to apologize here, though, both for my bad judgement in this instance and for the block which I improperly placed as a result of that bad judgement. Wtmitchell (talk) (earlier Boracay Bill) 00:39, 6 April 2017 (UTC)

Wtmitchell Thank you for your apology. It is most appreciated. AusLondonder (talk) 17:35, 6 April 2017 (UTC)

ANI discussion relating to you[edit]

Information icon There is currently a discussion at Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/Incidents regarding an issue with which you may have been involved. The thread is Wtmitchell's block of AusLondonder. --BrownHairedGirl (talk) • (contribs) 13:04, 4 April 2017 (UTC)


Can anyone help me write the article with finished contracts? — Preceding unsigned comment added by NIS Construction (talkcontribs) 16:21, 4 April 2017 (UTC)

A kitten for you![edit]

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Is it possible to help me write an article on the corporation. I am the marketer and I have never written an article on wikipedia.

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Wrong guideline in editsummary?[edit]

Hi AusLondonder

I was just checking your contribs from yesterday[1] to see if I could find any trace of what might have prompted the block.

No sign of that, which makes the block look even more bizarre, but I did spot one small unimportant thing. Several of your edits which rightly corrected the spelling of International Labour Organization used an edit summary which included a link to WP:BRINT, which is a redirect to WP:Redirect#Bypass_redirects_in_navigational_templates. That clearly isn't what you meant, so I presume it was just a mistaken recollection of another shortcut.

Obviously, that small glitch in no way justifies any reproach, let alone an out-of-the-blue block ... but I just thought I'd point it out for future reference, in case someone gets antsy about it.

Hope this helps! If not, pls ignore.

Best wishes, --BrownHairedGirl (talk) • (contribs) 22:06, 4 April 2017 (UTC)

Hi BrownHairedGirl. Thanks for that and for your help the past few days. It has been most appreciated. Sorry for my delay in replying I've been super-busy off-wiki. You're right I wasn't using the most correct shortcut. I was meaning the part just below where WP:BRINT appears which says "Spelling errors and other mistakes should be corrected. Don't link to a misspelled redirect". When correcting spelling in similar circumstances in future do you have any advice on what I should say in the edit summary?
Thanks again for your help :) AusLondonder (talk) 15:37, 5 April 2017 (UTC)
Edit the guideline and stick a specific anchor in it? Andy Dingley (talk) 15:46, 5 April 2017 (UTC)
@Andy Dingley: I don't think any guideline needed to be cited. It was just a matter of fixing the spelling of a proper name. --BrownHairedGirl (talk) • (contribs) 15:57, 5 April 2017 (UTC)
(ec)Hi AusLondonder
I was glad to be able to help. I saw your username pop up somewhere else, but with a strikeout line through it (I have a CSS setting which does that to blocked usernames), and went to investigate ... and just thought I'd not like that to be me!
I dunno if you have seen my reply to Wtmitchell's response at ANI: WP:ANI#Response_by_Wtmitchell. What I suggested there (in point #1) was that since you were correcting the spelling of a proper name, a better edit summary might have been as something like "correct spelling of proper name International Labour Organization".
But I'm sure there are other ways of doing it. Just check shortcuts afore using them! (I know, we all screw up on that one sometimes, and it's no biggie, unless you encounter an admin on a hair-trigger over a flakey internet connection).
Best wishes, --BrownHairedGirl (talk) • (contribs) 15:49, 5 April 2017 (UTC)
Thankfully we have some competent admins around here! I thought what could I possibly have done to irritate this guy! I've seen your reply it certainly put in words exactly what I was thinking. Thanks for the tip about the edit summary it seems like a good idea to avoid any potential confusion. Who would have thought the spelling of the International Labour Organization would be cause for such excitement! AusLondonder (talk) 16:45, 5 April 2017 (UTC)
Glad that helped. And the ANI thread has been closed without any further action, which I think is a good outcome. Wtmitchell has (belatedly) apologised to you, and can be in no doubt that they screwed up badly and had better not screw up like that again. Hope you feel reassured that it hasn't left any stain on your record. --BrownHairedGirl (talk) • (contribs) 16:18, 6 April 2017 (UTC)
I'm glad it is now all resolved. Hopefully they won't repeat their mistake in future. I want to thank you again for your assistance and wisdom through all of this. AusLondonder (talk) 17:38, 6 April 2017 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Enrique Guerrero Salom[edit]

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Fixed AusLondonder (talk) 20:48, 8 April 2017 (UTC)

Discussion invite[edit]

Hello. I invite you to join a centralized discussion about naming issues related to China and Taiwan. Szqecs (talk) 10:33, 6 April 2017 (UTC)

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2017 Stockholm attack[edit]

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I think you made a big mistake on this. The article is written in British English. So the people have to use the British words. Look at the discussion page.--Rævhuld (talk) 19:53, 7 April 2017 (UTC)

Rævhuld I have replied at the talkpage. Your edits violate MOS:RETAIN and MOS:TIES. The first substantial versions of the page use truck not lorry. AusLondonder (talk) 19:54, 7 April 2017 (UTC)

Ulrike Rodust[edit]

Title doesn't match text Jutta Steinruck vs. Ulrike Rodust, --Mandavi (talk) 18:11, 8 April 2017 (UTC)

Thanks Mandavi that was a mistake from copying a template, I have now fixed it. AusLondonder (talk) 18:15, 8 April 2017 (UTC)

April 2017[edit]

Information icon Hello. This is a message to let you know that one or more of your recent contributions, such as the edit you made to Aniar, did not appear constructive and has been reverted. Please take some time to familiarise yourself with our policies and guidelines. You can find information about these at our welcome page which also provides further information about contributing constructively to this encyclopedia. If you only meant to make test edits, please use the sandbox for that. If you think I made a mistake, or if you have any questions, you may leave a message on my talk page. also disruptive editing on Locks Brasserie and The Greenhouse (restaurant) plus POV-pushing. The Banner talk 22:19, 8 April 2017 (UTC)

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The Banner Please advise what "occasional exception" applies here. Don't bother with the crap about what you learnt at school again because that has no bearing on WP:TIES. Please try and stop POV-pushing for once. AusLondonder (talk) 22:45, 8 April 2017 (UTC)
Okay, you indeed do not understand treated with common sense. Clear, thank you. The Banner talk 23:02, 8 April 2017 (UTC)
Seriously? You're pushing British English onto an article, where you can't even give the title of that article without using Gaelic or at least some level of Irish English? As the local dialect would advise, catch yerself on. Andy Dingley (talk) 23:08, 8 April 2017 (UTC)

Reverting[edit]

Please stop reverting, as per the discussion on the 420 project I'm restoring them all, Thank you. –Davey2010Talk 01:41, 15 April 2017 (UTC)

Al-Zebabist Nation of Ooog[edit]

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Have you ever heard of don't template the regulars?[edit]

If you haven't it's at Wikipedia:Don't template the regulars. There was no disruptive editing on my part. Walter Görlitz (talk) 19:14, 15 April 2017 (UTC)

Walter Görlitz Yes, I have. Which is why rather than placing a template warning I wrote you a personalised note regarding your disruptive editing. AusLondonder (talk) 06:06, 16 April 2017 (UTC)
I stand corrected. I am a member of the project where that template was placed and there's no consensus of the English language project to promote your project's cause so yeah, I have the right to remove it. Walter Görlitz (talk) 06:08, 16 April 2017 (UTC)
You have no such right. Please take a look at WP:TPO which states " The basic rule....is that you should not edit or delete the comments of other editors without their permission". AusLondonder (talk) 06:10, 16 April 2017 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Abby Tomlinson[edit]

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Trump[edit]

Just FYI, another editor (not me) removed the word "false". I put it back in per longstanding consensus, but then it occurred to me that it's not proper to revert merely because of no consensus. So it's best if someone else (like you) puts that word back, given that I think it's overkill. Anyway, you wrote "???" in your edit summary, so I came here to explain. Cheers. Anythingyouwant (talk) 05:03, 18 April 2017 (UTC)

@Anythingyouwant: Ah ok no worries. AusLondonder (talk) 12:26, 20 April 2017 (UTC)

Just for pride purposes[edit]

I hand typed WCPW Pro Wrestling World Cup 2017 out. I understand and begrudgingly agree with it's deletion, but I did not copy and paste anything minus the bracket templates. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Hiitit (talkcontribs) 00:54, 19 April 2017 (UTC)

@Hiitit: Hello there. I'm sorry your article got deleted, even if it was something I supported. From experience I know it can be seriously disheartening and irritating, especially when you put in work on it. I did self-revert the speedy template because I realised that wasn't appropriate in the circumstances. AusLondonder (talk) 12:28, 20 April 2017 (UTC)

2017 Stockholm attack (2)[edit]

Hello. I have removed the dog again since there was NO consensus for adding it in the discussions on the talk page. The only one who wanted to add it was you, while multiple editors opposed it. - Tom | Thomas.W talk 09:53, 24 April 2017 (UTC)

@Thomas.W: False. Feel free to re-read Talk:2017 Stockholm attack/Archive 1#Pet dog and then get back to me. AusLondonder (talk) 09:55, 24 April 2017 (UTC)
I agree with AusLondonder, as I already stated in the archived thread. (Why is the archiving so quick?) But adding the dog to the infobox, or adding the dog's name (for god's sake) is just grotesque. Bishonen | talk 10:03, 24 April 2017 (UTC).
I have of course read the discussion in the archive, a discussion I took part in, and see no consensus for adding it (people who say they won't oppose it count as neutral in my book, and when looking at the rest I find more who oppose it than who support it...). - Tom | Thomas.W talk 10:10, 24 April 2017 (UTC)
Well when you mis-count consensus in a way that suits yourself it is no surprise you produce a result that suits yourself. AusLondonder (talk) 10:14, 24 April 2017 (UTC)
  • RfC started about whether the dog should be mentioned among casualties/fatalities or not, since the outcome of the previous discussion obviously is "open to interpretations". - Tom | Thomas.W talk 10:31, 24 April 2017 (UTC)

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Kiev vs. Kyiv[edit]

If you feel strongly about the matter, then take it to the Talk:Kiev/naming page, because that's where it's going to be decided -- not at the "Kyi, Shchek and Khoryv" article. AnonMoos (talk) 07:24, 22 May 2017 (UTC)

AnonMoos (talk · contribs) I'm fully aware of that. The consensus is that we use Kiev not Kyiv, which is what I have done at Kyi, Shchek and Khoryv. AusLondonder (talk) 08:15, 22 May 2017 (UTC)
I was very sure that I had already eliminated all "Kyiv" spellings in previous edits to the article (see summaries of past edits), so I guess I got confused, sorry... AnonMoos (talk) 21:26, 22 May 2017 (UTC)
@AnonMoos: No worries :) AusLondonder (talk) 09:00, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

Dear AusLondonder, The name Kiev is incorrect. The correct name is Kyiv, Kiev - is a Russian version of Kyiv, and it already has been proved as incorrect. For the more details, please, check the link with grammar background on this issue by Radio Svoboda: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hk8SiM75_eE — Preceding unsigned comment added by Annapetrenko (talkcontribs) 20:38, 4 June 2017 (UTC)

2017 Manchester Arena Bombing[edit]

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Category[edit]

Can you please remove it? Your rationale is obsolete.Zigzig20s (talk) 17:53, 30 May 2017 (UTC)

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Nomination of Aaron Bastani for deletion[edit]

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Speedy deletion declined: Category:History of Cleveland County, Arkansas[edit]

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Speedy deletion declined: Category:History of Tishomingo County, Mississippi[edit]

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Re: June 2017[edit]

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What does this mean; I am not being "disruptive." Was this message intended for someone else? Am I supposed to register before I edit? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2605:E000:7FC0:7B:410:4122:4335:F6DD (talk) 03:19, 14 June 2017 (UTC)

ITN recognition for Grenfell Tower fire[edit]

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Revize[edit]

I think you/we meant B in Wikipedia:Categories_for_discussion/Log/2017_June_16#Organisations_based_in_Bolivia. Oculi (talk) 17:06, 20 June 2017 (UTC)

Finsbury Park attack[edit]

There's a claim that you may have supported this because you believed that ten people were killed. Can you confirm or deny that? Cheers. The Rambling Man (talk) 18:50, 22 June 2017 (UTC)

Nomination of Aaron Bastani for deletion[edit]

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Question...[edit]

Did you try to comply with WP:BEFORE, prior to nominating the article on Anne Marie Waters for deletion?

Your nomination said she was merely a failed candidate. Yet, when I google searched her I found half a dozen topics where coverage of her was not about her "failed candidacy". Geo Swan (talk) 18:15, 26 June 2017 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Aaron Bastani[edit]

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Edits to Lee Rhiannon[edit]

Your recent edit to the page Lee Rhiannon doesn't make it clear that the issue was more than just education funding. Would you mind if I made an edit to that effect. Gumsaint (talk) 03:58, 29 June 2017 (UTC)

Categories for speedy deletion[edit]

Agree with deletion of categories "195 by country" and "196 by country" but not categories "195 by continent" and "196 by continent" Hugo999 (talk) 23:36, 2 July 2017 (UTC)

SMILE!! 9 July 2017[edit]

Use British English template[edit]

Here you removed {{Use British English}} from Angers. While WP:TIES talks about which dialect should be used for new articles, my understanding of {{Use British English}}, based on its documentation, is that it's descriptive, not prescriptive. The article happens to be currently written in British English, and WP prefers that subsequent edits maintain consistency unless there is good reason to convert to another dialect (in this case, there isn't). The purpose of the template is to guide subsequent authors, and, at least in theory, the ENGVAR tool; this is an independent concept from WP:TIES. Did I miss something? David Brooks (talk) 02:14, 13 July 2017 (UTC)

The Angers article currently uses a combination of American and British spelling, though. For example it uses "center" and -ize spelling. AusLondonder (talk) 09:57, 14 July 2017 (UTC)
True. Thanks for pointing it out. David Brooks (talk) 11:59, 14 July 2017 (UTC)

Jamie Waylett[edit]

Hi Aus. You recently added a cat to Jamie Waylett: Prisoners and detainees of England and Wales. I've no idea what he's up to, but I assume he's out and about now. Unless that cat is slightly misnamed, it doesn't apply to him. Could you remove it? Cheers, Bromley86 (talk) 10:25, 24 July 2017 (UTC)

Ways to improve Pholisa Makeleni[edit]

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Murder of Jo Cox[edit]

Please take this to the talk page, I've opened a discussion there. This is Paul (talk) 16:40, 13 August 2017 (UTC)

Hello! There is a DR/N request you may have interest in.[edit]

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I have nominated you for Auto patrolled Rights[edit]

I have nominated you for Autopatrolled rights at WP:PERM/A, an administrator have asked you whether you commit to fill bare URLs which are cited as reference. Well I think you should say yes as filling bareurls is very easy, all you have to do is go at https://tools.wmflabs.org/refill/ and enter page name, this will automatically fillup bare URL's Anoptimistix (talk) 00:17, 7 September 2017 (UTC)

Anoptimistix Thanks for the nomination! I agreed to not use bare URLs in future. Thanks again! AusLondonder (talk) 10:38, 11 September 2017 (UTC)

It was my pleasure nominating a great content creator like you. Anoptimistix (talk) 11:31, 11 September 2017 (UTC)

Autopatrolled granted[edit]

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UK involvement in European XFEL[edit]

You made this edit to the European X-ray free-electron laser article and reverted a change to the map, but the source already cited does not appear to back up the way the article now reads. I had raised this on the article's talk page a few days ago. Would you be able to weigh in over there please? Beorhtwulf (talk) 20:40, 11 September 2017 (UTC)

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Discussion at Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Killing_of_Patrick_Harman[edit]

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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Thanks, Slashme. I was rather pleased to find those edits and hopefully wipe the smug smirk of the vandal's face! AusLondonder (talk) 07:13, 14 October 2017 (UTC)

Talk:Pietrykaŭ District[edit]

I tried to ping you, but sometimes pings do not work. Could you please have a look at what I wrote there? There is no hurry. Thanks.--Ymblanter (talk) 19:01, 17 October 2017 (UTC)

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Deletion of For Britain Edit[edit]

Hello AusLondoner, Can you supply your reason for your complete removal of my recent edit? --ThorpeCloud (talk) 19:21, 23 October 2017 (UTC)

@ThorpeCloud: Certainly - I reverted your edit because it was far too lengthy and WP:UNDUE for an article of that size. It also gave too much weight to the opinion of Waters and was not reliably sourced to an independent, reliable, secondary source as required. AusLondonder (talk) 05:31, 24 October 2017 (UTC)

Reactions to...[edit]

I recommend you or someone else start a discussion on "Reactions to..." question. I think the threshold is rather obvious: simple and almost unanimous condemnation, condolences, or whatever the trend may be needs to be met with deletion, a selective merge, or at least a completely different outlook on how these pages are written. Without an actual plan in place, I have little choice but to keep nominating these articles for deletion, and thus far participants have agreed with my rationale. Thanks for bringing that category to my attention; articles like this are simply ridiculous and fall under what Wikipedia is not.TheGracefulSlick (talk) 17:56, 24 October 2017 (UTC)

Reverting of Edits October 2017[edit]

AusLondonder I watch with surprise how someone would just wake up to revert an edit that was fully sourced with 8 valids references, claiming the edit was not sourced and duly promotional. You just have to mention each sentence that was not backed up with a valid source and was promotional. KingMak1 (talk) 07:47, 25 October 2017 (UTC)

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I am fully aware of the discretionary sanctions, thank you. I don't appreciate your loaded question. AusLondonder (talk) 07:45, 26 October 2017 (UTC)
  • I followed User:Shrike here, and am struck by the question. AusLononder and I met, I think, at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/2012 Paros (Greece) rape, a sort of baptism-by-fire for me, back when I was still a fairly new and utterly naive editor using a lot of pretty stupid arguments at AfD and making a lot of rookie mistakes. He knew all the right things to say and turned the big guns on me - a memorable encounter. Looking back in the light of Shrike's very pointed question, I am struck by the fact that AusLondonder, who had purportedly only been editing a few months at that point, already knew all the rules, the lingo, and the way to intimidate a newbie. @Shrike:, you do understand that there is little point to this unless you have some idea under what name AusLondonder previously edited. He might merely be a very quick learner. Nevertheless, AusLondonder, I think you should be able to give Shrike a straight answer to the question: Did you edit under any other account before?E.M.Gregory (talk) 19:16, 29 October 2017 (UTC)
I really have no obligation to even engage with this ridiculous fishing expedition. Your disingenuous misrepresentation of the discuss on Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/2012 Paros (Greece) rape is really outrageous and truly typical for you. You seem to have a real problem with the truth, E.M.Gregory. You suggest that you were a "newbie" at the AfD discussion but you had been editing for more than six months longer than me. You say I "knew all the right things to say and turned the big guns on me" but my argument was just WP:NOTNEWS and failure of WP:GNG but I lost the AfD and you won! I've gone back and completely read the AfD and I have no fucking idea what you are talking about. If I said all the right things and you made "rookie errors" why did only one editor agree with me? I'm guessing this is part of your tried and tested tactic of flinging enough mud and hoping some will stick. But it is not going to work with me, buddy. So, E.M.Gregory. How come you had so much experience and learnt so fast after you joined? What was your previous account? AusLondonder (talk) 03:35, 30 October 2017 (UTC)

Anne Marie waters[edit]

Hi.

I am concerned that conservatives like AMW are being misrepresented by Wikipedia. I wonder if you can tell me why you think my edit is not impartial, given I have quoted AMW, ratger than someone else writing about her. If someone came to get an opinion of your political views, would you rather they asked you directly, or asked say me, who knows very little about you? This is what the Wikipedia entry for AMW is like. Lazy, heavily left leaning, and making no attempt whatsoever to hear what the real person has to say

Whether you know it or not, you have the power to censor the truth. You can claim that edits such as mine are being inaccurate or biased, but before you do, why not actually read what Ms. Waters has to say for herself? Go to Breitbart.com and read her articles. Listen to the Delingpole podcast interview with her. And then come back and tell me, with a straight face, that the Wikipedia entry isn't the most awful leftist propaganda.

Left or right, you have to acknowledge truth of an individual comes from their mouth, and no other.

Please also look up conservative, far right, democrat and British culture and values, to familiarise yourself with the claims

Andrew Ahg196 (talk) 08:30, 29 October 2017 (UTC)

Thanks for your comments Ahg196. Wikipedia works on reliable sources. Per WP:WPNOTRS we also work mainly on the basis of secondary, and not primary, sources. Per WP:ABOUTSELF "Self-published and questionable sources" may be used in some contexts, but not if it is unduly self-serving or makes an exceptional claim. If Anne Marie Waters claims in an article she authored about herself that she is not an "anti-Islam activist" that seems to me both unduly self-serving and an exceptional claim, not supported by both her history of political activity and by reliable sources. Breitbart is not regarded as a reliable source at all. I cannot see how you would believe her article is "leftist propaganda", perhaps your own bias is showing? AusLondonder (talk) 17:35, 29 October 2017 (UTC)

AusLondoner - you seem to make a habit of altering items that don't fit your personal political views ? Not very helpful.

I stand by every single word I typed about Lady Nugee (AKA 'Emily Thornberry'). Please put them back and don't remove valid additions by British-born observers of the hypocritical side of British politics. Accurate123 — Preceding unsigned comment added by Accurate123 (talkcontribs) 15:55, 31 December 2017 (UTC)

Secondary sources?[edit]

May I ask your credentials to edit a political piece on a British politician. Are you Austrian as your handle suggests? If so, may I ask what qualifies you to edit entries on Wikipedia on the British and their politics.

Secondary sources? This is truly a nonsense if ever I heard it. A politician is in the business of politics. They make their living from it. They have nothing to hide, what they are is their product. If you would rather hear the views of a right wing politician from secondary sources (which happens to be heavily left biased) you get all sorts of opinions which do not represent the person. What is the reasoning for prioritising secondary sources? Can you explain?

Andrew

Ahg196 (talk) 19:05, 29 October 2017 (UTC)
@Ahg196: I am sorry you think our policies on sources are "nonsense". Unfortunately your personal opinion on sourcing requirements doesn't really matter. The reason you think everybody and everything is "left biased" is because you have your own (evidently very strong) political biases. Finally, Wikipedia is a global encyclopedia and not a Brexit fansite and I am certain I am an awful lot more qualified as an editor than yourself. AusLondonder (talk) 02:59, 30 October 2017 (UTC)

I know my personal opinion doesn't matter, but I will still express my opinion that your system is a nonsense. If you have a section titled political views, surely taking the person's actual statements about what they believe is more valid than a third party's opinion on their beliefs? If it doesn't, then BLP's should be ignored on Wikipedia as being pure propaganda.

I have not mentioned my views on the EU referendum, and for you to bring them up is concerning. Would it change your mind if I had voted remain? I am not interested in rubbishing anyone, I just feel they deserve a fair hearing. As a publication which prides itself in impartiality, Wikipedia and this editors like you who decide what goes and what doesn't, must at least hear out what people have to say.

Since my complaint, I found this article which explains a lot. I expect you'll tell me it's not a credible source - probably because it criticises Wikipedia.

http://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/102601/how-left-conquered-wikipedia-part-1-david-swindle


FrontPage Magazine doesn't seem like a reliable source. It is effectively a blog published by two political activists. I'm surprised you think having neutral, non-promotional biographies of notable people is "a nonsense". This isn't a left/right issue, by the way. Our sourcing policies apply project-wide. What specifically do you think should be added to Waters' bio? AusLondonder (talk) 10:34, 30 October 2017 (UTC)

Tobias socks[edit]

Since you seem to patrol the moves pages, if you come across more Tobias socks please mark for attention at the SPI or do let me know. Named socks can be reported directly at meta for global locking (he's globally banned). His disruption extends to Commons, Wikidata, de etc. cheers. —SpacemanSpiff 14:21, 31 October 2017 (UTC)

@SpacemanSpiff: No worries, will do. AusLondonder (talk) 14:24, 31 October 2017 (UTC)

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Look over a Maoism related article?[edit]

Hi! Long story short, I have a student that has created the Maoist Theory of National Struggle article. His first drafts of this were a little too much in the WP:ESSAY territory and had some other issues that you can read about here, if you like. (It's basically the history of the editing of the page and is more related to image issues at first.)

I saw that you edited the article on Maoism recently and your edit suggested that you're familiar with the topic area. I'm not really familiar with Maoism enough to know if this is something that would warrant its own article or not. The article seems to look good, but I do really want to have input from someone more familiar with Maoism. I'd be incredibly grateful if you could look it over! Another reason that I wanted to reach out to you is that I seem to remember that you're not a staunch deletionist. I don't want student work to be kept if it doesn't benefit Wikipedia, but I also don't really want an automatic knee jerk reaction, if that makes sense. Shalor (Wiki Ed) (talk) 17:30, 28 November 2017 (UTC)

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Deletion discussion about Murder of Janie Perrin[edit]

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John Iadarola[edit]

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Regarding writing my first article on Wikipedia[edit]

How I write a good article on Wikipedia. Especially how to add references. Suppose I have read around 7-8 articles on any topic and then I wrote this in my own word. Then in that case if I add only 1-2 in-text citation and all references or I need to follow something different strategy. Please guide I am eagerly waiting to write first article which would be accepted in my first attempt. PRABHAKAR.S (talk) 05:10, 9 September 2018 (UTC)

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