User talk:Bob Castle

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Userpage | Talk page | Talk page archives 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 | Sandbox | New comment

Hand-coding[edit]

Hey all :).

I'm dropping you a note because you've been involved in dealing with feedback from the Article Feedback Tool. To get a better handle on the overall quality of comments now that the tool has become a more established part of the reader experience, we're undertaking a round of hand coding - basically, taking a sample of feedback and marking each piece as inappropriate, helpful, so on - and would like anyone interested in improving the tool to participate :).

You can code as many or as few pieces of feedback as you want: this page should explain how to use the system, and there is a demo here. Once you're comfortable with the task, just drop me an email at okeyes@wikimedia.org and I'll set you up with an account :).

If you'd like to chat with us about the research, or want live tutoring on the software, there will be an office hours session on Monday 17 December at 23:00 UTC in #wikimedia-officeconnect. Hope to see some of you there! Thanks, Okeyes (WMF) (talk) 23:11, 14 December 2012 (UTC)

Disambiguation re Lucius Antonius (Page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Livia)[edit]

Thanks for the heads-up, Bob. Hope I've fixed it now. Cheers, Sky Skylark42 (talk) 18:56, 31 January 2013 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for February 15[edit]

Hi. Thank you for your recent edits. Wikipedia appreciates your help. We noticed though that when you edited LNER Class P2, you added a link pointing to the disambiguation page Hornby (check to confirm | fix with Dab solver). Such links are almost always unintended, since a disambiguation page is merely a list of "Did you mean..." article titles. Read the FAQ • Join us at the DPL WikiProject.

It's OK to remove this message. Also, to stop receiving these messages, follow these opt-out instructions. Thanks, DPL bot (talk) 10:55, 15 February 2013 (UTC)

Nomination for merging of Template:Blackadder[edit]

Template:Blackadder has been nominated for merging with Template:Blackadder episodes. You are invited to comment on the discussion at the template's entry on the Templates for discussion page. Thank you. Ego White Tray (talk) 03:57, 3 March 2013 (UTC)

Middletons[edit]

Following the brief discussion at Talk:Michael Middleton, I redirected the article on James, per the consensus reached in 2011. That was three days ago and it has not been changed back (yet). Today I redirected the articles on Carole and Michael. We shall see what happens. Neutron (talk) 02:09, 16 August 2013 (UTC)

Article Feedback Tool update[edit]

Hey Bob Castle. I'm contacting you because you're involved in the Article Feedback Tool in some way, either as a previous newsletter recipient or as an active user of the system. As you might have heard, a user recently anonymously disabled the feedback tool on 2,000 pages. We were unable to track or prevent this due to the lack of logging feature in AFT5. We're deeply sorry for this, as we know that quite a few users found the software very useful, and were using it on their articles.

We've now re-released the software, with the addition of a logging feature and restrictions on the ability to disable. Obviously, we're not going to automatically re-enable it on each article—we don't want to create a situation where it was enabled by users who have now moved on, and feedback would sit there unattended—but if you're interested in enabling it for your articles, it's pretty simple to do. Just go to the article you want to enable it on, click the "request feedback" link in the toolbox in the sidebar, and AFT5 will be enabled for that article.

Again, we're very sorry about this issue; hopefully it'll be smooth sailing after this :). If you have any questions, just drop them at the talkpage. Thanks! Okeyes (WMF) 21:56, 1 September 2013 (UTC)

JB[edit]

Greetings. I've traced back to your edit of 18:10, 13 Sept 2012, the mysterious initials JB in The Thick of It#Series 4. The show is being shown here in Portugal for the first time, so it's fun to follow the WP descriptions of the episodes, and make a few edits. But who or what is JB? Does everyone understand it but me?? Rothorpe (talk) 01:21, 18 September 2013 (UTC)

Thanks very much. I suppose no clarification is needed for those who pay more attention than I do! Rothorpe (talk) 16:12, 18 September 2013 (UTC)

File:Amy and Amiability.jpg listed for deletion[edit]

A file that you uploaded or altered, File:Amy and Amiability.jpg, has been listed at Wikipedia:Files for deletion. Please see the discussion to see why it has been listed (you may have to search for the title of the image to find its entry). Feel free to add your opinion on the matter below the nomination. Thank you. —Justin (koavf)TCM 05:45, 20 October 2013 (UTC)

January 2014[edit]

Hello, I'm BracketBot. I have automatically detected that your edit to A Ghost Story for Christmas may have broken the syntax by modifying 1 "()"s. If you have, don't worry: just edit the page again to fix it. If I misunderstood what happened, or if you have any questions, you can leave a message on my operator's talk page.

List of unpaired brackets remaining on the page:
  • an expanded boxset featuring [[Robert Powell]] and Michael Bryant narrating M.R. James' tales (broadcast as ''Classic Ghost Stories'' (1986) and ''Spine Chillers'' (1980) respectively.<ref>[http:

Thanks, BracketBot (talk) 20:17, 24 January 2014 (UTC)

U Mugs (2012)[edit]

I don't think U Mugs (2012) meets CSD A7 as it's not really web content. So rather than start another AFD, I thought you might consider bundling it into the existing Paul TT Easter AFD. "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle", and all that. :-) Thanks, Ruby Murray 14:45, 23 February 2014 (UTC)

SPI?[edit]

Did you want to open an SPI for the accounts surrounding Paul T T Easter? I think it's more of a case of meatpuppetry and paid editing, but it might be worth opening one. Tokyogirl79 (。◕‿◕。) 10:36, 24 February 2014 (UTC)

Help![edit]

is there any way you could help fix the issue with Kendall yount ?

2600:1015:B11C:6F56:0:49:ED5A:6801 (talk) 03:10, 28 June 2014 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free image File:A Month in the Country screenshot.jpg[edit]

⚠

Thanks for uploading File:A Month in the Country screenshot.jpg. The image description page currently specifies that the image is non-free and may only be used on Wikipedia under a claim of fair use. However, the image is currently not used in any articles on Wikipedia. If the image was previously in an article, please go to the article and see why it was removed. You may add it back if you think that that will be useful. However, please note that images for which a replacement could be created are not acceptable for use on Wikipedia (see our policy for non-free media).

Note that any non-free images not used in any articles will be deleted after seven days, as described in the criteria for speedy deletion. Thank you. Stefan2 (talk) 20:38, 29 October 2014 (UTC)

Disputed non-free use rationale for File:The Grinning Man.jpg[edit]

Thank you for uploading File:The Grinning Man.jpg. However, there is a concern that the rationale provided for using this file on Wikipedia may not meet the criteria required by Wikipedia:Non-free content. This can be corrected by going to the file description page and adding or clarifying the reason why the file qualifies under this policy. Adding and completing one of the templates available from Wikipedia:Non-free use rationale guideline is an easy way to ensure that your file is in compliance with Wikipedia policy. Please be aware that a non-free use rationale is not the same as an image copyright tag; descriptions for files used under the non-free content policy require both a copyright tag and a non-free use rationale.

If it is determined that the file does not qualify under the non-free content policy, it might be deleted by an administrator within a few days in accordance with our criteria for speedy deletion. If you have any questions, please ask them at the media copyright questions page. Thank you. J Milburn (talk) 23:12, 18 November 2014 (UTC)

Yes Minister[edit]

You may be interested in Wikipedia:Featured article review/Yes Minister/archive1. DrKiernan (talk) 15:07, 2 December 2014 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free image File:Downton Abbey.jpg[edit]

⚠

Thanks for uploading File:Downton Abbey.jpg. The image description page currently specifies that the image is non-free and may only be used on Wikipedia under a claim of fair use. However, the image is currently not used in any articles on Wikipedia. If the image was previously in an article, please go to the article and see why it was removed. You may add it back if you think that that will be useful. However, please note that images for which a replacement could be created are not acceptable for use on Wikipedia (see our policy for non-free media).

Note that any non-free images not used in any articles will be deleted after seven days, as described in the criteria for speedy deletion. Thank you. Stefan2 (talk) 23:13, 29 December 2014 (UTC)

Thunderbirds are Go[edit]

Although I've been a member for Years,I', still a comparative newly regarding how WikiPedia does things.Is there any way pointing out inconsistencies? In this case I'm thinking of the End Titles, featuring the Band of HM Royal Marines at Deal, where it is claimed that them entire sequence was filmed in one day. the inconsistency lies in the fact that whilst the majority of the sequence takes place on a bright sunny, cloudless day, the parade ground being absolutely bone dry, the final scene, with the Marines spelling out 'The End' appears to have been taken after heavy rain - the parade ground is soaking wet and the light is more like that from an overcast sky,

Any thoughts?

Regards

ColinColin M Taylor (talk) 14:52, 25 January 2015 (UTC)

Merge discussion[edit]

I want to apologise if the discussion annoyed you. I closed it as a keep with no consensus. The intent of the discussion was to gain understanding as to why the dress itself (aside from the fact it was worn by a notable Princess) merited it's very own article and why it's notable. Someday I'll feel happy using the talk page rather than trying to move the page, have it reverted, and then having to explain the poor decision. VegasCasinoKid (talk) 02:56, 27 January 2015 (UTC)

Thunderbirds: GA to FA?[edit]

Hi, Bob. I think that it would be fantastic if, following in the footsteps of Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, this article were to reach Featured status one day. As someone who helped with the Captain Scarlet FAC (five years ago!), do you have any ideas for improvement with regard to meeting FA standards? A rather broad question, I know; any suggestions (no matter how big or small) would be greatly appreciated!

My ideas are quite thin on the ground, although I would argue that little, if any, expansion is necessary – I more or less exhausted all of the print sources in my possession prior to the GA review, and in terms of production there's really nothing more to say. I strongly believe that the references section at the end shouldn't be added to any further.

A Good Topic nomination, as you suggested on my talk page a couple of months ago, is an idea as well; however, I'm slightly concerned that omitting the 2004 film (currently C-class) might leave the scope open to criticism – your thoughts? If that particular article had Good status, I suppose that a "Thunderbirds films" GT would certainly work.

Best wishes, SuperMarioMan ( talk ) 01:46, 21 February 2015 (UTC)

Elusive Black Dog Ceildh Band[edit]

You have deleted it from the article on Black Shuck - the name was referring to that particular black dog hence the epithet elusive and the band members coming from that part of teh country and not general black dogs or black dog legends.

Not only have you removed it BUT you did not replace it in the article that you think it should go in. WHY not?

Please do put it appropriately there,and not just delete properly referenced material. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 178.191.186.136 (talk) 16:08, 22 February 2015 (UTC)

Hi there. Unfortunately the band, much as I enjoy a good celidh, don't quite meet the notability criteria at WP:BAND so despite having a name that references the subject of the article, it's not enough to warrant a mention on what is an article otherwise free of In popular culture references. Secondly, as it was a first edit by an anonymous editor, it's a fair assumption that it was added by somebody with a connection to the group, thus appears to be promotional. Please see WP:POPCULTURE for more information. Thanks. Bob talk 22:22, 22 February 2015 (UTC)

Welcome to The Wikipedia Adventure![edit]

TWA guide left bottom.png
Hi Bob Castle! We're so happy you wanted to play to learn, as a friendly and fun way to get into our community and mission. I think these links might be helpful to you as you get started.

-- 18:44, Wednesday, October 28, 2015 (UTC)

Get Help
About The Wikipedia Adventure | Hang out in the Interstellar Lounge

ArbCom elections are now open![edit]

Hi,
You appear to be eligible to vote in the current Arbitration Committee election. The Arbitration Committee is the panel of editors responsible for conducting the Wikipedia arbitration process. It has the authority to enact binding solutions for disputes between editors, primarily related to serious behavioural issues that the community has been unable to resolve. This includes the ability to impose site bans, topic bans, editing restrictions, and other measures needed to maintain our editing environment. The arbitration policy describes the Committee's roles and responsibilities in greater detail. If you wish to participate, you are welcome to review the candidates' statements and submit your choices on the voting page. For the Election committee, MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 13:38, 23 November 2015 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for May 8[edit]

Hi. Thank you for your recent edits. Wikipedia appreciates your help. We noticed though that when you edited BBC Shop, you added a link pointing to the disambiguation page Top Gear. Such links are almost always unintended, since a disambiguation page is merely a list of "Did you mean..." article titles. Read the FAQ • Join us at the DPL WikiProject.

It's OK to remove this message. Also, to stop receiving these messages, follow these opt-out instructions. Thanks, DPL bot (talk) 10:21, 8 May 2016 (UTC)

ArbCom Elections 2016: Voting now open![edit]

Scale of justice 2.svg Hello, Bob Castle. Voting in the 2016 Arbitration Committee elections is open from Monday, 00:00, 21 November through Sunday, 23:59, 4 December to all unblocked users who have registered an account before Wednesday, 00:00, 28 October 2016 and have made at least 150 mainspace edits before Sunday, 00:00, 1 November 2016.

The Arbitration Committee is the panel of editors responsible for conducting the Wikipedia arbitration process. It has the authority to impose binding solutions to disputes between editors, primarily for serious conduct disputes the community has been unable to resolve. This includes the authority to impose site bans, topic bans, editing restrictions, and other measures needed to maintain our editing environment. The arbitration policy describes the Committee's roles and responsibilities in greater detail.

If you wish to participate in the 2016 election, please review the candidates' statements and submit your choices on the voting page. MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 22:08, 21 November 2016 (UTC)

A bowl of strawberries for you![edit]

Erdbeerteller01.jpg For your 'do it yourself' essay that's actually pretty good. I was going to make one myself if it wasn't already made. Well done! :) MM ('"HURRRR?) (Hmmmmm.) 07:47, 8 February 2017 (UTC)

You've got mail![edit]

Mail-message-new.svg
Hello, Bob Castle. Please check your email; you've got mail!
Message added 06:47, 23 February 2017 (UTC). It may take a few minutes from the time the email is sent for it to show up in your inbox. You can remove this notice at any time by removing the {{You've got mail}} or {{ygm}} template.

Ed Erhart (WMF) (talk) 06:47, 23 February 2017 (UTC)

Hey Bob, have you seen my email? No worries if you'd prefer to not be interviewed. Best, Ed Erhart (WMF) (talk) 21:48, 28 February 2017 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free image File:The Wire.jpg[edit]

⚠

Thanks for uploading File:The Wire.jpg. The image description page currently specifies that the image is non-free and may only be used on Wikipedia under a claim of fair use. However, the image is currently not used in any articles on Wikipedia. If the image was previously in an article, please go to the article and see why it was removed. You may add it back if you think that that will be useful. However, please note that images for which a replacement could be created are not acceptable for use on Wikipedia (see our policy for non-free media).

Note that any non-free images not used in any articles will be deleted after seven days, as described in section F5 of the criteria for speedy deletion. Thank you. --B-bot (talk) 17:53, 27 March 2017 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for April 24[edit]

Hi. Thank you for your recent edits. Wikipedia appreciates your help. We noticed though that when you edited Ken MacQuarrie, you added a link pointing to the disambiguation page Top Gear. Such links are almost always unintended, since a disambiguation page is merely a list of "Did you mean..." article titles. Read the FAQ • Join us at the DPL WikiProject.

It's OK to remove this message. Also, to stop receiving these messages, follow these opt-out instructions. Thanks, DPL bot (talk) 10:12, 24 April 2017 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for May 1[edit]

Hi. Thank you for your recent edits. Wikipedia appreciates your help. We noticed though that when you edited BBC, you added a link pointing to the disambiguation page James Harding. Such links are almost always unintended, since a disambiguation page is merely a list of "Did you mean..." article titles. Read the FAQ • Join us at the DPL WikiProject.

It's OK to remove this message. Also, to stop receiving these messages, follow these opt-out instructions. Thanks, DPL bot (talk) 10:24, 1 May 2017 (UTC)