User talk:DFRussia

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Look you anonymous hack, if I am not a notable physicist then why is Professor David Kaiser of the MIT physics department writing a book in which I am prominent, and why did Martin Gardner write about me extensively in 1976 MIT Technology Review before the internet? You are a notable jerk in my book. - Jack Sarfatti PS To hell with all your hack Soviet-style rules meant to make libel of living people seem respectable. A class-action suit against Wiki's allowing anonymous libel on their pages is warranted. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 19:42, 30 June 2010 (UTC)

How dare you remove my publications list because there are not enough citations? Do you do this with all scholars? Is this Wiki policy? Go back to the Gulag in Siberia - no doubt you are a former Soviet apparachuk who persecuted dissidents. You hide behind anonymity. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:58, 21 June 2010 (UTC) Jack Sarfatti —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:53, 21 June 2010 (UTC)



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Nice work on restructuring Computer hardware[edit]

It looks much better and seems much easier to navigate now. elmindreda 04:12, 18 August 2007 (UTC)

License tagging for Image:Spatha.jpg[edit]

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Godel's theorem[edit]

Your edit summary said "please refer to talk page before doing random undoes". The talk page has several people saying they don't think that section is needed, and a thorough list of the serious flaws in the section. Do you see some reason not to remove the section, or you just felt like reverting the removal? — Carl (CBM · talk) 02:37, 2 November 2007 (UTC)

When I refered to the talk page, there seemed to be no definitive stance either way. I apoligize if I removed an edit that was widely agreed upon. --DFRussia 23:30, 2 November 2007 (UTC)

McGill University[edit]

Thanks for the help on the McGill University article, it's been the subject of several anonymous IP editors who appear to have a personal stake in the article and refuse to discuss things on the talk page. I don't usually leave messages on IP editors pages (since they never get them), so I left one on the McGill page. Hopefully that'll at least get them to talk it over, but I think the consensus we've established is there. Thanks! Snowfire51 (talk) 20:12, 1 January 2008 (UTC)

  • Sorry, just wondering where Wikipedia mentions not to use related images in the body of articles? The map and Harvard shield add dimension to the article and certainly don't take anything away from it.

Image copyright problem with Image:NevanlinnaPrize.jpg[edit]

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I agree with your point of view. Could you help me direct McGill to McGill University? Thanks. Ocikat (talk) 00:04, 12 May 2008 (UTC)

snowdrift game[edit]

Hello--I had never heard of the Snowdrift game. It would be great if you could either add a section to Chicken (game) giving more detail about it, or (if it warrants) an article of its own. (It's possible if you don't get to it I will, so far I don't see what's special about it. Is it just that it's iterated?) Thanks in any case. Cretog8 (talk) 10:56, 9 June 2008 (UTC)

Sigh, that's annoying. There was already a perfectly good name! I don't mind rephrasing a game for the purpose of running experiments or teaching a class, but making up new terminology when its not needed just muddies the waters. O well. Thanks for filling me in! Cretog8 (talk) 23:42, 9 June 2008 (UTC)

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New discussion at McGill talk page[edit]

Please see Talk:McGill University#Splits and summaries and let me know what you think! Thanks! Livitup (talk) 15:04, 22 August 2008 (UTC)

Bonnie Woods[edit]

Nice job on the new article Bonnie Woods. Cirt (talk) 23:22, 27 November 2009 (UTC)

DYK for Bonnie Woods[edit]

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Materialscientist (talk) 03:56, 2 December 2009 (UTC)

Congratulations! Cirt (talk) 03:58, 2 December 2009 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Andris Ambainis[edit]

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Google groups search params[edit]

I doubt whether that (i.m.o. good) edit will survive, but you might want to add another author parameter to the google search. In stead of this, you might try this. Cheers - and good luck. DVdm (talk) 21:47, 29 June 2010 (UTC)

Thanks for the feedback, I am just trying to reduce the article to an appropriate size and then maybe hold a vote on whether it is actually worth having this article in the first place --DFRussia (talk) 21:49, 29 June 2010 (UTC)

Speedy deletion declined: Masanori Ohya[edit]

Hello DFRussia. I am just letting you know that I declined the speedy deletion of Masanori Ohya, a page you tagged for speedy deletion, because of the following concern: The article makes a credible assertion of importance or significance, sufficient to pass A7. Thank you. Salvio Let's talk about it! 14:32, 25 July 2011 (UTC)

Garrett Lisi[edit]

I would like to mention that I'm trying to get a reasonable and NPOV version of Antony Garrett Lisi's page, that currently has been under censorship from User SherryNugil that does not want to include the current status of the Lisi's theory and that wants to keep all the articles and interviews and tv appearances and blog entries and forum discussions about Lisi. Not even for Nobel Prize Laureates there is such a complete list. I am also reporting that user for several reasons and it would be good if you could participate to the discussion giving your opinion, given that in the past you contributed to that page. Look at the discussion page for the last happenings. (talk) 16:05, 26 December 2011 (UTC)

A quick note[edit]

Just wanted to drop a little note here and say I read your article, and wanted to thank you for your efforts here. I can't say I've looked at your edits to agree or disagree with them, but if what you wrote in your article is factual (uncited controversial claims running rampant) then by all means continue to remove them. I don't care if it's Stephen Hawking himself writing the page; if it's uncited, then it's not verifiable and contrary to Wikipedia's policies. Original research is explicitly forbidden and it is very important that claims remain cited to help readers find more information about their topics. Keep up the good work! --Shirik (Questions or Comments?) 04:58, 22 January 2014 (UTC)

Deletion of Erdős number information[edit]

Hi! Thank you for all of your contributions!  :) I noticed that one of them had been deleted, which I think is unjustifiable. I just reverted a similar deletion, explaining why. Your point of view on the matter would be greatly appreciated.

Kragen Javier Sitaker (talk) 04:28, 4 November 2015 (UTC)

I just don't think that user realizes the importance of the Edos number in the mathematical community. It is like winning a prize, and those are notable. I don't want to get into an edit war, however. --DFRussia (talk) 23:23, 22 November 2015 (UTC)

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