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Good luck, and have fun. SFriendly.gif -- --♪♫ ĽąĦĩŘǔ ♫♪ walkie-talkie | tool box 17:27, 27 April 2008 (UTC)

Thanks Lahiru. I'm still learning how the things work around here, so thanks for the help. Chamal (talk) 10:57, 28 April 2008 (UTC)


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This is an automated message from CorenSearchBot. I have performed a web search with the contents of Kiribath, and it appears to be very similar to another wikipedia page: Chamal N:/Draft of article. It is possible that you have accidentally duplicated contents, or made an error while creating the page— you might want to look at the pages and see if that is the case.

This message was placed automatically, and it is possible that the bot is confused and found similarity where none actually exists. If that is the case, you can remove the tag from the article and it would be appreciated if you could drop a note on the maintainer's talk page. CorenSearchBot (talk) 03:01, 4 May 2008 (UTC)

Yes they are the same because 'Chamal N:/Draft of article' is the draft I created in a subpage of my userpage before making the actual page. I have now deleted that page. Also removed the tag from the article.Chamal (talk) 03:36, 4 May 2008 (UTC)


Please create your drafts in user:Chamal N/sandbox or any othe title that starts with user:Chamal N/. -- RHaworth (Talk | contribs) 07:33, 10 May 2008 (UTC)

Thanks. I'll take your advice. Chamal (talk) 10:58, 10 May 2008 (UTC)


Just saying a little thank you for reveritng vandalism edits especially from Marikina Science High School. Dar book (talk) 12:48, 24 June 2008 (UTC)

Please explain my vandaliam

... —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 11:09, 28 June 2008 (UTC)

I assume you are talking about the reversion I made to the article The Church? As the article clearly states, it is about an Australian rock band. You had redirected this page to Christian Church, which is unrelated to this article. You may have done this with good faith (and not vandalism), but as the edit was wrong I have reverted it. Another user has also done the same for your repeated edit. Chamal (talk) 11:21, 28 June 2008 (UTC)

"Chamal N" for Admin

Just give them the mop. MurrayBishoff (talk) 13:51, 1 July 2008 (UTC)

What in the world are you talking about? Chamal (talk) 13:54, 1 July 2008 (UTC)
I would like you to be made a Wikipedia Administrator. MurrayBishoff (talk) 14:20, 1 July 2008 (UTC)
Nice joke. But we can't talk rubbish here, because user talk pages are not forums Chamal (talk) 14:27, 1 July 2008 (UTC)
No joke, someone should nominate you in a few months. MurrayBishoff (talk) 14:31, 1 July 2008 (UTC)

Rollback granted.

Make sure to familiarise yourself with the use of rollback. Rudget (logs) 15:23, 2 July 2008 (UTC)


No problem. Onecanadasquarebishopsgate 15:50, 2 July 2008 (UTC)

GO TROLL SOMEONE ELSE. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 12:59, 10 July 2008 (UTC)

If you call reverting vandalism as trolling, what would you call the edits you made to Wikipedia:The motivation of a vandal? And please do not remove warning messages from your talk page or you will be reported. Chamal Talk 13:09, 10 July 2008 (UTC)
FEEL FREE TO REPORT ME FOR BLANKING MY OWN USERPAGE —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 09:23, 11 July 2008 (UTC)
You don't own your user page or your talk page, which means you can't do whatever you like to them. Chamal Talk 03:14, 20 July 2008 (UTC)
  • Chamal, you are incorrect. According to WP:User page you CAN blank your own user page or user talk page. It states "policy does not prohibit users, including both registered and anonymous users, from removing comments from their own talk pages, although archiving is preferred." Wikiwikikid (talk) 19:56, 15 August 2008 (UTC)

Sorry champ.. i dunno what i did i clicked on the wikipedia page... and well yeah, i could edit it :/ —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 03:08, 20 July 2008 (UTC)

If you want to test with editing Wikipedia, you can do so at WP:Sandbox. Hope you will make constructive contributions in the future to Wikipedia. Chamal Talk 03:14, 20 July 2008 (UTC)

refrain from making inappropriate reverts

Please refrain from making inappropriate reverts to Wikipedia, as you did to Stiff-tailed duck. That edit was not vandalism. That one kind of duck really does have the longest penis. This fact is notable and has plenty of good reliable sources. Do not censor WP. - (talk) 14:36, 20 July 2008 (UTC)

If so, give those reliable sources in the article. Your edit appears to be vandalism, and that's why it was reverted. When making edits like that please be sure to give references. My intention is not to censor Wikipedia, but to prevent it from becoming a place full of rubbish. Chamal Talk 14:52, 20 July 2008 (UTC)
I checked about this, and apparently you are correct. I apologize for the mistaken revert, and thanks for pointing it out. I have restored the reverted edit and also included a reference. Chamal Talk 15:02, 20 July 2008 (UTC)

Thank you for fixing Stiff-tailed duck. The main duck article also needs help. It should mention the long corkscrew genitalia. The article is locked. Even the talk page is rife with reversions. I put my suggested additions there. That is as much as I can do as an anon. If you are brave and motivated, please fix the main article as you think appropriate.

It also seems peculiar that ClueBot deems the word "penis" an obscenity. Can you do anything about this?

"Stiff-tailed duck was changed by (u) (t) making a minor change with obscenities on 2008-07-20T13:59:00+00:00 . Thank you. ClueBot (talk) 13:59, 20 July 2008 (UTC)"

- (talk) 18:41, 20 July 2008 (UTC)

Cluebot is an automated tool and it cannot determine whether an edit is vandalism or not by looking at the 'idea' of that edit or explanations. 'Penis' is a commonly used word in vandalism edits, and that is probably why Cluebot has determined this to be vandalism. I'm not sure how it works, but I assume it looks for such commonly used words and phrases and reverts them. If you want you can report about your reverted edit here. As for making the edit, I see you have already done it. :) Chamal Talk 11:56, 21 July 2008 (UTC)

Please read Wikipedia:V#Burden_of_evidence

Please read this section of the relevant policy. This is a binding policy for all material on Wikipedia. No editor is under any obligation to first tag material before removing it, and I'm quoting: The burden of evidence lies with the editor who adds or restores material. As you wish to restore the material you're required to provide a citation which satisfies that material. Please do not blindly revert changes. In addition to reverting the uncited material you restored material which I pointed out was not relevant to the article. The criticism about the difficulties foreigners have in purchasing acorns needs to be attributed to a reliable source. That has been there for an extremely long time uncited. All quotations and any material challenged or likely to be challenged should be attributed to a reliable, published source using an inline citation. As well as Any material lacking a reliable source may be removed, but editors may object if you remove material without giving them sufficient time to provide references.. I'm under no obligation to provide any time to find a source before first removing it. You're free to object, but that particular information has been there long enough that if someone were interested in providing a source for it they could have. As well the material isn't lost. If there truly is a reliable source criticizing cyworld for this particular behavior you're free to restore it if and when you find a citation. As well from the policy Do not leave unsourced or poorly sourced information that may damage the reputation of living persons or organizations in articles and do not move it to the talk page This is the only real criticism provided on the page which would seem to imply that it is some great criticism and given a lot of weight. Some people could get the wrong impression. As well since it is unsourced you might want to have a look at Wikipedia:NPOV#Undue_weight. As well from WP:V and Jimmy Wales, his quote of I can NOT emphasize this enough. There seems to be a terrible bias among some editors that some sort of random speculative 'I heard it somewhere' pseudo information is to be tagged with a 'needs a cite' tag. Wrong. It should be removed, aggressively, unless it can be sourced. This is true of all information,. This "criticism" has the air of someone hearing it on a forum, blog, etc. To be honest it is extremely unlikely that any reliable source has actually covered this particular criticism of the website and a citation will likely never be found. As well you also reverted my removal of removal of USD dollars. This is an article about a Korean company which operates in Korea and operates in Korean won. The inclusion of USD is irrelevant to the article. Please see WP:MOS regarding writing articles about specific locations (e.g. using canadian dollars in canadian articles, british spelling in british articles, etc)-- (talk) 02:28, 21 July 2008 (UTC)

I'm not sure what the edit is that you're talking about. Can you please provide me a link to that article? However, if I have made a mistake I apologize about that. But if you can, please show me where I have gone wrong. Thanks. Chamal Talk 12:06, 21 July 2008 (UTC)
I'm referring to this edit [1].-- (talk) 12:43, 21 July 2008 (UTC)
Thanks for the link. As you said, you're not under any obligation. But that does not mean you cannot discuss with the relevant user at least, as apparently that edit was made with good faith. It is obvious that your edit also was done assuming good faith and is not vandalism. But the US$ is a currency that is accepted and understood internationally, and there is nothing wrong with entering that in the article for clarification. Also the section 'Criticisms' doesn't seem to be POV or particularly against Cyworld, made to harm its reputation. The reference provided is also for the final line only, and not the whole section. Therefore I'm not convinced if your edit is justified and I'm sure that this could have been resolved by leaving a message on that user's talk page and discussing the matter, or simply leaving a {{fact}} tag. Chamal Talk 13:10, 21 July 2008 (UTC)
As I stated in my explanation to you it sounds like a user gripe from a forum, blog, personal conversation, etc I through an initial search I wasn't able to actually find a reliable sources complaining about this. The addition was also made by an IP who has only ever made that one edit. [2]. Attempting to contact this person would probably prove rather futile. As far as the US dollar being universally understood, you would be rather surprised at how few people outside North America and Eastern Europe are that familiar with the going exchange rate.-- (talk) 14:15, 21 July 2008 (UTC)
Whether or not that piece of information is there, it won't make a huge difference to the article. You seem to know about the article's subject, but I don't. Maybe that's why it seems to you like that and to me as if it is OK. Therefore you're free to do as you see appropriate. I don't have a problem with that. I just expressed my doubts. Chamal Talk 15:16, 21 July 2008 (UTC)

Sockpuppeteering Again

Dude you seem to be upto sockpuppeteering again. You have been punished twice before and third time will be a permanent strike. I helped bring you down twice before from behind the scenes and don't worry I will ensure you get a perma ban if I have to. Don't think people can't notice. You seem to well versed in setting up stuff in wikipedia, seem to be able to add those fancy userboxes day three after your arrive. Doing a lot of the same things lahiru_k used to do. A little exceptional for a newbie don't you think ? It is indeed gratifying that you and your muslim sock see me in every Tamil editor here. I seem to be still haunting you and your incompetent lot. No wonder you lot need Banda standardization to get into university. he he he. Listen dude, go find a girl friend or something, or better yet make up one just like the last time and incidentally got caught. You tried to be a muslim, fake tamil, sinhala girl, now trying be another sinhala boy (AGAIN) Sigh!! Anyways one more piece of vital info for you, I managed to infiltrate your little cell of like minded pol banda patriots and you will be stunned to know who it is. But that's another story. Ciao for now, Elara —Preceding unsigned comment added by Doomed lanka (talkcontribs) 04:52, 22 July 2008 (UTC)

If you think this account is a sockpuppet why don't you provide some evidence? If you have any such evidence to prove your claim you're welcome to report me and try to get me banned. Kind of a weird threat, coming from a user who forgot even to sign his message. I don't know anything about User:Lahiru_k except that he is a contributor to Sri Lanka related articles. The first time I saw him was when he posted a welcome message on my talk page the day I joined. About your accusation of adding userboxes, that's not advanced high tech stuff and I didn't find it hard to do after reading the articles and guidelines about it. Anyway I was contributing to wikipedia on a small scale even before I created my account, so I was a little learned about wikitext etc. Do you expect every newcomer to be an ignorant idiot? Also it is a bit weird you thinking that my account is a sockpuppet, because my contributions are mostly on reverting vandalism and not even remotely related to edits or discussions that support other users. There are some similarities between lahiru's userpage and mine, because I have made my shortcuts and layout in a way similar to his. But apart from that, there is nothing else. BTW, it seems to me as if you have a racism problem too, judging by some of your comments above. Chamal Talk 11:59, 22 July 2008 (UTC)

Thanks ...

...for reverting the vandalism to my user page. I've reported the perpetrator at WP:AIV as they'd been warned (by me) earlier today after attacking another user's page, and their only 3 other edits were all vandalism too! PamD (talk) 13:14, 25 July 2008 (UTC)

No problem. Chamal Talk 13:58, 25 July 2008 (UTC)

30 July 2008

yuo stupid dumb person i did nothing of the sort —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 17:43, 30 July 2008 (UTC)

Actually, you had. Here is the edit, if you've forgotten. And seems like you're at it again, two more of your unconstructive edits on the same article have been reverted by another user. Please don't vandalise pages. Your edits are likely to be reverted as soon as they appear, and the only thing you can get from it is a ban from editing, sometimes even a permanent one. Chamal Talk 11:20, 31 July 2008 (UTC)


Hi there. If you are still having the problem that you reported here please try the newer version of huggle released today 0.7.12. If the problem persists then please add a new message to the feedback page. I will not be checking your talk page again so If you want to reply to this please send me a message on my talk page. Thanks. ·Add§hore· Talk/Cont 15:31, 2 August 2008 (UTC)


Ok...I has earlier read the tutorial and have started working...Thanks! Renaulte (talk contribs blocks protects deletions moves rights) 13:41, 15 August 2008 (UTC)


Sorry, I left something out. Well, what it was meant to say has expired. Thanks.--Master of Pies (talk) 02:02, 16 August 2008 (UTC)


I need help setting up twinkle. I'm doing everything, but it's not working. HELP ME!--Master of Pies (talk) 02:09, 16 August 2008 (UTC)

Replied on your talk page Chamal Talk/Sign 02:45, 16 August 2008 (UTC)


Hi, I saw your username from my guestbook. I saw that you would like to be adopted. It would be a little odd for me to adopt you (since you have more edits than I do), but I am willing to adopt you if you like. Let me know what you decide. Cheers.--LAAFan 03:16, 16 August 2008 (UTC)

I'll gladly accept the offer. Replied on your talk page Chamal Talk/Sign 03:46, 16 August 2008 (UTC)


All right then! I send the first lesson later today. Cheers.--LAAFan 15:37, 16 August 2008 (UTC)

I have the first lesson ready to go. See User:LAAFan/Adoption, and tell me which of the five you would like to learn about first.--LAAFan 15:58, 16 August 2008 (UTC)
That's more than fine. I will create the page right now. Cheers.--LAAFan 16:07, 16 August 2008 (UTC)

Thankyou for signing my guestbook

User:Electrical Experiment/Userboxes/guestbookHereFord 18:31, 16 August 2008 (UTC)

16 August 2008

hey, so why'd your remove my revisions of my boyfriend's wikipedia bio:


I mean, technically, can you prove that there's anything inaccurate in it? I certainly didn't intend for it to be malicious or to defame his character or anything. I just put in things that, according to me, were reasonable descriptions of him, albeit flattering ones, from a girlfriend's perspective.

I'm probably the second person to ever view the page, so where's the harm? I mean, he really does like to collect eeyore paraphenalia, and both of his cameras are, in fact, broken... if it's factual, however mundane it might be, what's wrong with it?

how'd you get my edits down so quickly? I'm guessing you use this thing called twinkle... but how does it monitor some random grad student's bio?

jeez, ur such an unromantic killjoy!! (talk) 19:43, 16 August 2008 (UTC)EleanorZ _AT Gmail _DOT com

You may be his girlfriend and I understand now from your comments that you didn't mean any harm with your edit to that page. But that was another user's userpage, and at first glance your edits appear to be vandalism. I mean, what kind of a user would write on his userpage things like Both of his cameras are currently broken, and this makes him sad, Ashar wears traditional Indian pajamas, which heighten his appeal to women with an Indo-Fetish? Anybody reading these things will understand it as an attempt to embarrass him or just purposeless vandalism to his userpage. And take a look at Wikipedia:User page where you can get an idea about what can and can't be included in a userpage. This is an encyclopedia, and you can't put whatever you want even on your own userpage. "Your userpage is for anything that is compatible with the Wikipedia project. It is a mistake to think of it as a homepage as Wikipedia is not a blog, webspace provider, nor social networking site." -- Chamal Talk 02:05, 17 August 2008 (UTC)

Name Some Articles

Name some articles that need major improvement to be listed on Wikipedia:The Master's Report--Master of Pies (talk) 20:55, 16 August 2008 (UTC)

Re: Nice work

Sure, thanks. Boy, these vandals keep us busy, don't they!? :) Let's keep it going! Mspraveen (talk) 12:03, 17 August 2008 (UTC)


I replied to your questions at the Policies and Guidelines page. I also saw somebody smiled at you. Keep up the good work! Come to think of it, I never gave you a smiley for signing my guestbook.

Wiki Defcon

How do you update Wiki Defcon? I noticed your username is listed on it currently. RainbowOfLight Talk 04:10, 18 August 2008 (UTC)

Replied on your talk page Chamal Talk 11:35, 18 August 2008 (UTC)