User talk:De728631/2008

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July 2008


Thanks for your help with west australian lighthouses - the Cape Leeuwin info box was down the page so I put it back up the top SatuSuro 01:45, 21 July 2008 (UTC)

You're welcome. I placed it down there intentionally, inside the lighthouse section, since the article has so much more paragraphes on other topics of the area. De728631 (talk) 01:51, 21 July 2008 (UTC)
Ok with that explanation I understand - some of the items there will probably go in another article later on anyway so the lighthouse might end up having its own article eventually SatuSuro 02:00, 21 July 2008 (UTC)
Now that would be great. Btw, there is a problem with the Leeuwin's little neighbour. I cleaned up at Cape Naturaliste and it turned out that a) the picture was wrongly attributed and b) there could be some historical data included from "Lighthouses of AUS Inc." Maybe you'd like to have a look. De728631 (talk) 02:04, 21 July 2008 (UTC)
OK even before looking - at some stage there were some funny things happening at the Australia lighthouse website - I noticed that as I was trying to keep tabs of Cape Sorell on the west coast of Tasmania - and some things even came and went from the website - and yes some eds do simply lift from websites - the WP Indonesian project has that all the time and its a nightmare :( SatuSuro 02:12, 21 July 2008 (UTC)
Nah, I didn't mean there was a copyvio problem. Just that the Lighthouses Inc. page has plenty of information that should appropriately be included here. De728631 (talk) 02:17, 21 July 2008 (UTC)
Sorry my misinterp - too many threads at one go - yes I agree Natuarliste could well do with a cleanup - I will put it at the West Australian project noticeboard - SatuSuro 02:18, 21 July 2008 (UTC)
Thanks for the cape sorell piccie - unusual to say the least - SatuSuro 14:24, 21 July 2008 (UTC)
Cheers! I thought the same. De728631 (talk) 14:27, 21 July 2008 (UTC)
Ahah - the uploader was a good geology editor but he has in effect left - I have tried to keep in contact with him but he no longer edits - he had helped with Darwin Glass and Darwin Crater that are in the far top left of the picture or just off - I used to live in the area in the deep dark past :) SatuSuro 14:33, 21 July 2008 (UTC)
Heheh, visions of the past! :) De728631 (talk) 14:36, 21 July 2008 (UTC)
In every sense of the phrase :) SatuSuro 14:37, 21 July 2008 (UTC)

WH40k Wiki Project Removal

I removed baseless claims that were created to incite and troll, if my actions were ill-advised I will reverse my changes. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 18:22, 28 July 2008 (UTC)

Image:Belyeas Point Lighthouse Westfiled 1895.jpg

Thanks for the note. I actually made an error in the description. The NBM describes the image as "about 1895" -- in the image description, I ought to have put "circa 1895" rather than "1895". However, based on what you're telling me, it appears that even the museum is off by a few years (which is not unusual). I will correct the image description. The NBM hosts its images on the McCord Museum website (the image in question is here). When searching the McCord website, you simply have to indicate that you wish to search the collections of the McCord's "partners" like NBM. I hope that helps. Skeezix1000 (talk) 17:27, 24 July 2008 (UTC)


I am "sbfenian1916." I just wasn't signed in when I deleted what I wrote. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 22:10, 28 July 2008 (UTC)

Because I was editing from my i-phone and I wasn't able to sign in from my i-phone for some reason Sbfenian1916 (talk) 22:21, 28 July 2008 (UTC)

Yes of course. I do appreciate you being concerned about my page though. Sbfenian1916 (talk) 22:25, 28 July 2008 (UTC)

hahaha, I hope not. But, I wouldn't put it past those sneaky bastards! Sbfenian1916 (talk) 22:38, 28 July 2008 (UTC)


Why did you add a bunch of listings today, but insert them in past dates on the list? It's confusing. --Cbdorsett (talk) 15:29, 29 July 2008 (UTC)

  • Thanks. Over the past 18 months or so that I have been actively watching the PNT page, the "2-week rule" has never been strictly enforced. I think there is an unwritten policy to give meritorious and notable articles as much leeway as possible so that content will be preserved and not lost. If you want, when you list an article for evaluation, you can mention the date it was tagged. I think it's more important, though, to do the copyvio check and the foreign-language Wikipedia check. They are easy and do not require any knowledge of the foreign language at all. Cbdorsett (talk) 18:32, 29 July 2008 (UTC)

Vandalism Warnings

Please be careful when leaving vandalism warnings. This warning was not valid as none of that user's edits to the referenced article (Category management) have been vandalism. Perhaps you selected the wrong person from the article history? Thanks. -- JLaTondre (talk) 22:41, 29 July 2008 (UTC)

  • And about this one: Catalin Ionel Tutunaru. You might very well be right, that it is vandalism, but please be careful about using that word. A lot of people are very touchy about it, and if you can achieve a particular result without it, that's the way to go. In this case, I don't know why the article was ultimately deleted, but if non-notability does the job, there's no need to risk a battle of words with "vandalism". If you look into some of my own early emails, you'll see that some people were even offended when I used the "undo" feature, claiming that it "implied" a charge of vandalism. I think your edits have been good, those few that I have seen, and I don't want you to get tangled up in these stupid, energy-sapping controversies. --Cbdorsett (talk) 18:20, 31 July 2008 (UTC)

i can't believe I made that mistake, thanks for the heads-up.

also, it's not really incoherent if you have prior knowledge of the subject matter :( StardustDragon 04:06, 30 July 2008 (UTC)


Hello De728631. I am not new to wikipedia, but I deleted that page because I know for a fact that it is not true. The source on that page is for a different show, and Disney has never confirmed that show. However, I do not know how to request the page to be deleted. Is that even possible? Thank you! :) --Yankeesrj12 (talk) 03:13, 31 July 2008 (UTC)

Thank you. Hopefully I did it right. --Yankeesrj12 (talk) 04:27, 31 July 2008 (UTC)

Catalin Ionel Tutunaru

Thank you for your note about Catalin Ionel Tutunaru. I have begun an AfD on the article at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Catalin Ionel Tutunaru. --Eastmain (talk) 17:27, 31 July 2008 (UTC)

August 2008


No I don't know anything about the telephone system unfortunately. It seems not to have area codes and just a 6 digit number. Otherwise good call. Eraserhead1 (talk) 19:24, 31 July 2008 (UTC)

Hello Mr De728631 i am very much disappointed at the speedy delation of my article called sheekh ahmed gabyow on the abgaal notable people. sheekh ahmed gabyow is a well known peot in the colonial times and i have cited a reliable source(from a book).is it possible for me to re-write the article any help will be appreciated.--Abgaaloow (talk) 06:58, 22 August 2008 (UTC)

Hi, I have uploaded the company logo of Showsec onto the page I created, however I am not sure which copyright tag to apply. Can you please check and tell me which is best? I took it from the following website - —Preceding unsigned comment added by CrazyMiner (talkcontribs) 18:02, 30 August 2008 (UTC)

Your vandalism of John D. Rockefeller

Your edits of John D. Rockefeller have been reverted. Rockefeller's quotes are presented in a better way here And some of your edits are Uncited and poorly written, (Everything has a price. on his anti-trust and other allegations) (on why didn't he fear govt. action when he was committing anti-trust crimes). And STOP posting messages to users about articles you are not familiar with. NothingWorthy (talk) 17:01, 27 August 2008 (UTC)

You added the entire "Quotes" section to the article, You should have first researched if there are "quotes" by John D. Rockefeller in any other Wikimedia project, here Wikiquote comes to mind. Then feel free to add a link to it on John D. Rockefeller.
Your next edit,, Unencyclopedic, Uncited and Poorly Written, is clearly an act of vandalism.
And, STOP posting messages to users about articles you are not familiar with. NothingWorthy (talk) 17:57, 27 August 2008 (UTC)
I did not add it, I just restored what you had previously removed. You seem to think that this article is your personal domain, but I'm sorry it is not. Wikipedia is open for anyone. De728631 (talk) 18:00, 27 August 2008 (UTC)
Fortunately, WP is not short-minded, you added it John D. Rockefeller is vandalised regularly on a daily basis, keeping a watchful eye on it is not like thinking of the article as my "personal domain". See the edits just after yours were reverted. NothingWorthy (talk) 18:16, 27 August 2008 (UTC)
Unfortunately you seem to be unaware of your own doings or you've just not yet learned the real meaning of edit histories. Here it is you who removes the entire section of quotes, which I later restored because you didn't state a reason for your deleting the text. So what my revert added was not my own text but older text which you had deleted. De728631 (talk) 18:21, 27 August 2008 (UTC)
"So what my revert added was not my own text but older text which you had deleted", Does it reallay make a difference?. You were the last one to ADD the "Quotes" section, You also ADDED this,, which is Unencyclopedic, Uncited and Poorly Written.
You ADDED thoses edits, and you deny that,, I removed thoses edits, twice, and I never denied that. NothingWorthy (talk) 18:37, 27 August 2008 (UTC)
You don't get my point. I only deny that the text I added was originally written by myself. Had you, while removing that big chunk of text, stated in the edit summary that it was poorly written and unencyclopedic and whatnot, I hadn't even touched the article. I just reverted what looked like a deliberate deletion of text to me, not more. So, please let's quit this unproductive discussion and let's go back to editing. De728631 (talk) 18:42, 27 August 2008 (UTC)
Again, whether you produced them or just brought them back, it makes NO difference. If you are unaware of this, and if you do not know what you are SUBMITTING to WP,,,
why in first place messing up with the article. NothingWorthy (talk) 18:54, 27 August 2008 (UTC)

Lambda Phi Delta

If you would please look through pages such as Omega Phi Beta, Sigma Lambda Upsilon as well as Lambda Phi Epsilon, you will see that our page is no different than the pages listed. We are not advertising anything, simply providing another form of information about our community based organization. Thank you.--Hazel0033 (talk) 04:03, 23 August 2008 (UTC)

audio design & recording

The company is noteable for the following - The company were one of the first to introduce Field-effect transistors into a commercially available limiter amplifier in 1966.

Salomon Heine

Okay. Thanks. Erikzann (talk) 00:14, 1 August 2008 (UTC)

Charles (Karl) Heine

I've started work on another translation, one of Charles (Karl) Heine. If you could proofread it it'd be much appreciated. Erikzann (talk) 03:20, 2 August 2008 (UTC)

Verbandsbauart on English Wikipedia

Sorry, I was in the process of translating this article. It's now finished. Bermicourt (talk) 19:51, 2 August 2008 (UTC)


Hey, the text transfer/translation's done, but do you know how to transfer over the GIS stuff for the map? Erikzann (talk) 13:53, 3 August 2008 (UTC)

==zhakoff-Amursky)]] • (yo?); 15:01, 4 August 2008 (UTC)

Charles F. Adams class destroyer

I have reverted your change with regards to Greece because the United States sold DDGs 15, 16, 18, 23, and 24 to Greece. Therefore, they are justified to be included in the infobox. -MBK004 18:30, 5 August 2008 (UTC)


Hi there DE, VASCO here,

Thank you very much for your proper insertion of template on the player (SERGIO GARCIA DE LA FUENTE)...until further notice, he does play for ZARAGOZA. Thanks.


VASCO AMARAL - -- (talk) 00:12, 6 August 2008 (UTC)

tons and tonnes

I know this problem should not exist but some countries can't get round to the simple task of eradicating imperial measures!

In your article "Amrum Lighthouse" I have changed your ton to tonnes. I appreciate you linked to metric ton, so at least I knew it was in fact a metric ton! However I tend to simply write all "metric tons" as "tonnes" so that there is never any confusion when reading. I wonder if you agree this is the best way to do it?

I notice also your user page states you prefer Metric. Do you know if there are any WikiProjects in relation to adding/fixing metric measurements on articles?

(Also, I have stolen userboxes from you!) —Preceding unsigned comment added by Delta-NC (talkcontribs) 02:34, 6 August 2008 (UTC)

Re: Amos Smith et. al.

Not quite. Just the ones with oft-cited papers (according to Google Scholar) and notable positions (e.g. Amos Smith). .seVer!Ty^- (talk) 16:48, 6 August 2008 (UTC)


I never edited Discospinster's page and Discospinster never edited Zodiac Killer. You reverted my edits from an IP's talk page - CL — 21:06, 7 August 2008 (UTC)

It's alright, I know we can get tied up sometimes :) Happy editing - CL — 21:13, 7 August 2008 (UTC)


Or do it myself like I just did to Gerardo Abad Conde? Thanks ♦ Dr. Blofeld ♦ "Talk"? 11:59, 9 August 2008 (UTC)

Done, sorry about all the red links, just shows how much content is missing! ♦ Dr. Blofeld ♦ "Talk"? 12:32, 9 August 2008 (UTC)

NATO flag

please do not add the NATO flag to any other page other than NATO itself due to copyright restrictions. Please check the image for yourself to see copyright details. Ijanderson977 (talk) 22:32, 9 August 2008 (UTC)

Well that differs from this This should be followed up further. Ijanderson977 (talk) 22:40, 9 August 2008 (UTC)
Sorry if I cause any inconveniences, i was just following what the image on wikipedia said itself, assuming that this was correct. Apparently we can use the image, as wikipedia is not commercial. I will get this reviewed. Ijanderson977 (talk) 22:45, 9 August 2008 (UTC)
Ive notified an admin over the images copyright with the NATO website link, so its going to get corrected hopefully. I think its best to wait before we re-add the image, wait till its been reviewed. Thanks Ijanderson977 (talk) 22:54, 9 August 2008 (UTC)
This is the response i got [1]. I still don't know if we can use it. Ijanderson977 (talk) 14:40, 10 August 2008 (UTC)


The WikiProject has stated such for usability. Most Masons don't do anything notable for the Fraternity itself (or participate at all, sometimes), so putting them in the cat is overcategorization at worst, and not helpful at least. The names in the cat now are notable directly in connection with Freemasonry, as noted in their articles. MSJapan (talk) 22:46, 9 August 2008 (UTC)

Wouldn't do much good; you don't have to go to the cat page to add a cat to a page. What would work is a generic notability policy regarding fraternal groups, because I'm sure Rotary, for one, has the same problem. MSJapan (talk) 22:53, 9 August 2008 (UTC)

Einat Haran deletion

Are you serious when you write that her death was incidental and non notable? Her death was documented by World Wide Papers and is still discussed NOW DAYS, 30 years after she was murdered.

I posted an afd for the article. A typical case of WP:MEMORIAL. --Soman (talk) 21:18, 13 August 2008 (UTC)

"Daddy's Little Girls"

My apologizes for misusing my rollback rights on you. It was just a mistake as I was simply going after the IP vandal. Happy editing. ~ Troy (talk) 22:15, 13 August 2008 (UTC)

Good. Just making sure ;) ~ Troy (talk) 22:18, 13 August 2008 (UTC)


Well if you are an administrator can you please delete this comment right here after you read it. Also I created that "Unnecessary Paragraph" section in the talk page so can you or I please remove it. Plus on the administrator's userpage I decided that I don't want that comment on there anymore. Is there any way that all of this can be deleted? If I wrote all of it, what difference does it make because I want to erase all of it. If you could help out I would appreciate it. --Randomface123 (talk) 23:03, 13 August 2008 (UTC)

Template Substitution

Hi again. I didn't think I'd come across you again today.

You're doing a great job as I see it. I am only here to remind you to use subst: to substitute warning templates (you forgot to do that on User talk:

..don't worry, I used to always forget before getting used to it. Best wishes, ~ Troy (talk) 23:05, 13 August 2008 (UTC)


All I want deleted is that one section in the discussion page. I wrote it, so can I please delete it? --Randomface123 (talk) 23:12, 13 August 2008 (UTC)

Vandal reporting

Hi! Thanks for reporting User: However, I haven't blocked this person, as they did not receive sufficient warnings. The idea is to increase the level of warnings each time they vandalise. This is a fundemental of WP:AGF - we assume that they are just being playful initially, and give gentle level 1 or 2 warnings (see WP:MLT for a full list of templated warnings). When they reach level 3, this is the first assumption of bad faith, after which they will get blocked. See WP:VANDAL for the full warning process. Please don't be discouraged though - your vandal fighting help is appreciated! This post is not meant to chastise you, just to make you fully aware of the blocking process. Thanks for your efforts - they are appreciated! StephenBuxton (talk) 11:06, 15 August 2008 (UTC)

Monitoring as a service

I'm unsurprised that this article was tagged - I just saved it while having lunch and will extend it shortly. Anyway this is a growing area (half a dozen providers have popped up over the last month or two) and it's fairly critical for cloud computing... given the term is both descriptive and generic it is thus surprising that someone has tried to trademark it - a Wikipedia article ought to slow them down a bit. samj (talk) 13:25, 15 August 2008 (UTC)

  • Thanks. samj (talk) 14:46, 15 August 2008 (UTC)

DRG Class E 77

Wow, that was quick! I took a break to do some railway modelling, came back and thought... Hmmm... did I finish that already?! Thank you!

BTW I'm discussing with the Trains Wikiproject the idea of setting up a German Railways sub-project or task force. Would you be interested in joining that? I'm fairly new to Wikipedia and it would be good to have an expert on the team. I'll understand if you're too busy. --Bermicourt (talk) 17:35, 16 August 2008 (UTC)


I just wanted to say thanks for reverting the vandalism on my userpage. You rock. --Woland (talk) 17:55, 16 August 2008 (UTC)

L. piperatus

The information has been taken from multiple sources, and it is good encyclopedic style (as well as polite) to cite them. I am by no means an expert, so it is my way of showing the reader that they are not relying on what I say, but on the observations of an expert. Perhaps they could be cut down a little- I will take a look at that now. J Milburn (talk) 17:56, 16 August 2008 (UTC)

I've cut it down a little- I do see what you mean, I just want to get the balance right between attributing the right statement to the right source (especially as two of them are offline sources) and keeping the paragraph uncluttered. J Milburn (talk) 18:01, 16 August 2008 (UTC)

Halina Mierzejewski translation in English

Hi! I have translated the Polish and French text in English, please feel free to check for accuracy (grammar...). How can I remove the "translation required box" now? Would you help me? Thank youandalism


I realised about the vandalism in his second edit. oh well! ChiragPatnaik (talk) 19:00, 18 August 2008 (UTC)

Yup, it is gone too... ChiragPatnaik (talk) 19:14, 18 August 2008 (UTC)

RE: User warnings

Hello. Thanks for the message [2] you left on my talk page. Unfortunately I am not sure which issue you are talking about. Sorry, can you be more specific? Thanks, Kralizec! (talk) 17:21, 19 August 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for the clarification. I must have added the {{AIV}} note on the wrong line. Looking at the block log, it appears that I blocked this user during the same minute that you were leaving me a message about it. --Kralizec! (talk) 17:27, 19 August 2008 (UTC)
Sorry about the mix-up. With all the rapid bot edits to AIV, mistakes like this sometimes happen because of the edit conflicts. Sorry again, Kralizec! (talk) 17:34, 19 August 2008 (UTC)


Im sorry about the dukes of hazzard thing im still new to the wikipedia.


Thank you for the information.Bulldog180 (talk) 19:17, 19 August 2008 (UTC) Do you want to be friends?Bulldog180 (talk) 15:11, 20 August 2008 (UTC)


They're coming, if you see earlier discussions, the point was raised before; and you, too, can help, so please do. Carlossuarez46 (talk) 19:20, 19 August 2008 (UTC)

  • Correct, by the way, the schwa ("ə") is transcribed either as an "e" or as an "a" - so 2 redirects. I am glad someone is helping out. When these are done, I hope they'll end up looking like the 1200 or so in Armenia that were just completed. :-) Carlossuarez46 (talk) 20:49, 19 August 2008 (UTC)

Environ Skin Care

I know I have been through this already, but Environ is a product rather widely used in South Africa and by a few overseas celebrities as well. I want to add the significance of these products in our country and list the countries that they are available in. Maybe include their Product range if I may. Please tell me if I am going about this in a wrong way. AGrobler (talk) 17:42, 20 August 2008 (UTC)


FYI, this is a sock of Primetime (talk · contribs · deleted contribs · nuke contribs · logs · edit filter log · block user · block log). For more information see WP:ANI#High speed serial reverters Rolecourt 456 and Rvt edits forever, Wikipedia:Requests for checkuser/Case/Primetime, and Wikipedia:Long term abuse/Primetime. ·:· Will Beback ·:· 21:20, 20 August 2008 (UTC)


What unconstructive edit did I make? Do not accuse me of vandalism, considering I have continually added quality work to Wikipedia. If you are referring to editing the headline on the pro wrestling talk page because it said "riduculous," I apologize -- but I would think an encyclopedia would have high enough standards to not have such a glaring typo on a discussion page.--ECWAGuru (talk) 13:17, 21 August 2008 (UTC)

I know see what you were referring to. Here's the problem...that wasn't my edit! Someone else blanked that section, not me. Why don't you look at what my actual edit was? It addedto the discussion. Therefore, STOP adding accusatory statements on my talk page that are not true. Do some research first, for godsake.--ECWAGuru (talk) 13:20, 21 August 2008 (UTC)
Ok, I've looked again, and I now see the edit in question. I'm quite sure you will not believe me, but I don't know how that happened. I did not...I repeat...did not intentionally delete the comments on the talk page. My guess is that I intended to highlight something else of my own, and ended up deleting the wrong thing. Therefore, I apologize for the confusion.--ECWAGuru (talk) 13:24, 21 August 2008 (UTC)


The talk page has to remain, since that's where spamming notices and the block notice go; and theoretically, if he wanted to appeal the block, that's where he'd do so. --Orange Mike | Talk 13:37, 21 August 2008 (UTC)

reverting vandilism on my talkpage

thanks for reverting very quickly vandalism on my talk page (Now I can update my vandal User Box ^_^)Alexnia (talk) 19:54, 21 August 2008 (UTC)


You are partially correct. If you type in the search box, you're 100% correct. If you create a link in an article using the dotted i where only the link with an undotted i exists, you'll get a redlink. Try it. For some reason, more "smarts" are built in the search function than in the linking function. So I try to put make links. I have finished making the redirects for all the Azerbaijan articles I created beginning with a schwa, and those beginning with "E". Thanks again for helping out! Carlossuarez46 (talk) 22:33, 21 August 2008 (UTC)


tanoli also blongs to Karlanri tribes of pathan that are not on the list of pashton .. Tanoli have a very strong estate of pashton .. is a tribe of more famuso richest pashton. I ask wikipedia please put on the list of pashton.that Tanoli origin of afghan pashton own histry

The Tanoli are already mentioned in the article Pashtun tribes as a member of the Karlan tribe. De728631 (talk) 17:47, 22 August 2008 (UTC)


Thank you for proofreading the Filterheadz article. Hatcatt (talk) 02:01, 23 August 2008 (UTC)

Thank you -re vandalism

Thank you very much for interceding on my behalf, re vandals upon my page. Best regards, Dogru144 (talk) 23:48, 23 August 2008 (UTC)

Super Replicas spammer

OK, he's blocked for 48 hours. Deb (talk) 19:19, 25 August 2008 (UTC)

space archeology

Thanks for the help Brews ohare (talk) 00:33, 26 August 2008 (UTC)

Greek text pages

Done. Thanks :-) CultureDrone (talk) 09:19, 26 August 2008 (UTC)

حاتم علي

Ok man, I will try to translate, I can help I think :). Thanks for attention btw! Mohamed Magdy (talk) 15:53, 26 August 2008 (UTC)

You're welcome, actually it needs some higher English verification though. I think I merely used elementary English, eh? Thanks, Mohamed Magdy (talk) 10:31, 27 August 2008 (UTC)
It's now semi-ready (elementary), just needs some fixes for ("award for best direction", etc, such phrases were not well-written). El Afo =] (response to Shukran). You're studying Arabic, aren't you? Mohamed Magdy (talk) 11:00, 27 August 2008 (UTC)

Lavandula x intermedia

If you are clear on the preferred way to do this, please make the change. I am not sure if you mean to remove Lavandula x intermedia altogether, or to redirect both it and Dutch Lavendar to Lavendar. Thanks --SV Resolution(Talk) 16:13, 26 August 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for fixing it. That's good for me for now -- I just wanted a link from 2-methyl furan to Dutch Lavender. --SV Resolution(Talk) 16:31, 26 August 2008 (UTC)
Yes, I think your suggestion would have been easiest. --SV Resolution(Talk) 16:56, 26 August 2008 (UTC)

Thea Bakken Granberg

I'll gladly delete Thea Bakken Granberg if you can give me a clue what the Norwegian text says. Thanks!--Fabrictramp | talk to me 00:25, 27 August 2008 (UTC)

Works for me. It's gone. :) --Fabrictramp | talk to me 00:31, 27 August 2008 (UTC)

Anonymous user deleting warnings

Hey there. As you have noticed, keeps continuously deleting warnings from his talk page, and replacing them with insulting texts (nigg*r etc...). I have reported him twice to WP:AIV. Some bot called HBC AIV helperbot5 tells 1 IP left. rm (blocked 31 hours by Gimmetrow (ACB))..

Still, I can't see him/her blocked. Any idea what's going on with the bot? Ilyushka88 (talk) 14:48, 27 August 2008 (UTC)

Ah nevermind. GDonato Semi-protected the page. Ilyushka88 (talk) 14:50, 27 August 2008 (UTC)
Yeah that's the problem. I have many admins in my bookmarks, but always when I need to ask something from them, they're offline.

zoaib paktiawal

here a little bit about histry of Tanoli .. what they are pashton tribe, Tanoli belongs to the Karlanri tribes of pashton, and name of a Pashtun tribe in / wiki / Tanoli indicated here on Tanoli origin is wrong, is a origin of Afghan.

The Tanoli (Tani, Taniwal, Tanolies, Tanawalis)is name of a Pashtun pathan tribe The are a prominent and famous Muslim Pashtun tribe residing Gardaiz and Ghazni both cities of Afghanistan Some Tanoli tribe also live in Paktia histry of afghanistan saying that race of the 12th century is the period Tanoli dose left in afghanistan and defrente countries .. Tanoli was stronger tribe of pashton .. Tanoli is a Reyal family of afghan always fought against many tribusy defrente part of afghanistan and others countries. The Tanoli were freedom fighters and they showed bravery against their rivals, especially the Sikhs and the British Turks with other prominent Pashtun tribes of the region like Swati, Tareens and Shilmani,

Some Writers show Tanoli (Tani, Taniwal, Tanolies, Tanawalis also live in Pakistan

Retrieved from "" —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 15:29, 27 August 2008 (UTC)

August 2008

Information.svg Thank you for making a report about BortonKarl (talk · contribs · block log) on Wikipedia:Administrator intervention against vandalism. Reporting and removing vandalism is vital to the functioning of Wikipedia and all users are encouraged to revert, warn, and report vandalism. However, it appears that the editor you reported may not have engaged in vandalism, or the user was not sufficiently or appropriately warned. Please note there is a difference between vandalism and unhelpful or misguided edits made in good faith. If they continue to vandalise after a recent final warning, please re-report it. Thank you! Pictogram voting oppose.svg Edits are not vandalism. Please ensure recent edits constitute vandalism before re-reporting. the motives might be questionable but they are not vandalism by themselves. Try to contact the user maybe? -- lucasbfr talk 17:48, 27 August 2008 (UTC)

You are indeed right. I have left the user a warning about this behaviour. If that continues, he might be blocked as a sock because this smells bad indeed. -- lucasbfr talk 17:59, 27 August 2008 (UTC)
Thank you. De728631 (talk) 18:08, 27 August 2008 (UTC)

Starting vortex

Hi De728631! Thanks for your message on my Talk page. I have responded in detail on my Talk page. Dolphin51 (talk) 23:36, 27 August 2008 (UTC)

WP:ANI vandalism

It's from 4chan -- someone posts a link there and asks the sheep to click it, and they do. No big deal. NawlinWiki (talk) 23:53, 27 August 2008 (UTC)

Reply: Major (Swedish Armed Forces)

I really appreciate your point as it does indeed look weird! The Swedish military rankings system is absurd and leads to a great deal of confusion internationally. The absurdity is even recognized by the Swedish military and serious attempts to fix this are underway. My articles explain about the situation. I will do more efforts in explaining it further and add more information as the new system is being implemented.

Sergeant Major at Battalion, Brigade and Division level are responsible for the moral/administration/family matters/training of enlisted personnel and is the most senior officer in enlisted matters reporting to the respective commander. Holder of the rank of Kapten and Major have been seen as taking care of conscript personnel matters such as training/morale/administration at Swedish training centers and Head Quarters. The reason for this is the total abolishment of the NCO corps making all senior Non-Commissioned officers Kapten, Major and Overstelojtnant respectively. Fanrik and Lojtnant are basically junior NCOs. Thanks again :) --Malin Randstrom (talk) 03:27, 29 August 2008 (UTC)

German translation

thanks for helping out with the new Yoda (disambiguation) page. I saw on your userboxes that you work on translating pages into English. There are several pages on some of the Bach cantatas that are on the German wikipedia but not the English one. I created two new ones several months ago but they don't want me using babelfish translations. Would you mind fixing up the ones I did? They are listed on my userpage. Thanks--Ted-m (talk) 14:14, 29 August 2008 (UTC)

Salisbury Club

I agree with your assessment, I've deleted the page as clearly a nn group. If there continues to be a problem, let me know. --Bobak (talk) 14:19, 29 August 2008 (UTC)

September 2008

User:Political Dweeb's reply

User:Political Dweeb here wants to explain to user:De728631 that I do not seem to be able to find any information to show the UCD has dissolved except that on way back machine after March 5th 2005 they stopped the existence of their website. Is it possible you could you give me some advice on what I should do about this?

Political Dweeb (talk) —Preceding undated comment was added at 11:50, 31 August 2008 (UTC)

Civic Solidarity victory candle!

Declined speedy. babel fish makes a hash out of European languages. I can imagine what it does to Korean. Article needs translation by a person to determine suitability. Dlohcierekim 14:03, 1 September 2008 (UTC)

Hello De72 the article about sheekh ahmed gabyow is about a notable somali poet from the abgaal clan who lived in the period of the italian occupation of somalia. i have cited a reliable source but sadly the article is gone.! --Abgaaloow (talk) 00:50, 6 September 2008 (UTC)


BTW, I had posted on Esterson's page a link to an old comment on Skoojal's page. Esterson is a naive user and probably hit the edit button without noticing the "You are editing an old revision of this page" box. I don't believe he intended to blank the other text. (That mistake is harder now than it used to be, but it still happens). I'm sure it was an innocent mistake. ·:· Will Beback ·:· 09:43, 3 September 2008 (UTC)


Sorry, I was misleaded by link on Minister President of Prussia page Darth Kalwejt (talk) 15:22, 3 September 2008 (UTC)


sorry. my account got hacked. please bear with me E1337ben (talk) 15:21, 4 September 2008 (UTC)


Hey, I just skimmed through, saw the word "crazy" and jumped to the attack page conclusion. Realised the mistake when I actually read the so called "article". Strangely, "Crazy Bones" ring a bell with me - I'm sure my kids had them once :S LOL AreaControl (talk) 22:25, 4 September 2008 (UTC)

Be sure to look me up when that day comes. Lol AreaControl (talk) 22:31, 4 September 2008 (UTC)


Regarding the Arjun article. If you go the discussion page, you will find out that Chanakya engaged in a previous edit war for which he was almost blocked. He kept insisting on outdated information, whereas I quoted most up-to-date sources. I thought this was settled, but he apparently rested a while and came back again. He resumed citing old sources and data, which are no longer true. I am merely trying to revert to a version that was previously agreed upon. —Preceding unsigned comment added by By78 (talkcontribs) 23:38, 4 September 2008 (UTC)

There is a big difference b/w previous and present. I had not removed the report by the army to the parliamentary committee. Also all edit has been provided with sources. If By78 has any problem he can edit with sources, not with any vengeance (like many of his edits come with Another nail in the coffin, Deflating an Indian hot air bubble etc) as he is doing but in the real sense of contribution. I welcome that.Chanakyathegreat (talk) 02:39, 5 September 2008 (UTC)

Arjun Tank...

Hi, maybe you can do something about the Arjun Tank article. Maybe you could lock it or block Chanakyathegreat from touching it for a while. I am really getting tired of reverting to the consensus version every time after Chanakyathegreat changes it. —Preceding unsigned comment added by By78 (talkcontribs) 02:38, 5 September 2008 (UTC)

By78, you must stop your vandalism of the page. If you have any problem, You are free to complain about my edits. For me it's all with sources and with correctness. Chanakyathegreat (talk) 02:42, 5 September 2008 (UTC)

Blocking By78

I prefer blocking of By78, he had done it again. Just reverted the article. It's vandalism.Chanakyathegreat (talk) 02:45, 5 September 2008 (UTC)

RE: Template:Infobox person

Thank you for your message on my talk page. Since I do not have any experience with {{Infobox person}}, I referred your query to the most recent admin to edit the template. --Kralizec! (talk) 00:51, 6 September 2008 (UTC)

Themes of The Lord of the Rings

Sorry about that—my computer froze up in the middle of listing it, and I figured everything had been lost. Thanks for the note! Deltabeignet (talk) 23:30, 6 September 2008 (UTC)

Can you please compile the diffs that you're talking about? I'll review it and consider a short range block.--Tznkai (talk) 17:04, 7 September 2008 (UTC)

from what I can see of the user contributions:
  • These are almost definitely the same user.
  • This user probably doesn't understand the appropriate place for the contributions.
  • This user is not evading a block via sockpuppeting, because I can't find any recent blocks to evade.
  • This is not vandalism as such, but it is problematic.
  • This user does not stick with any one IP for any significant duration.
I suggest creating a topic at WP:ANI. The IP varies too much for me to feel comfortable doing a range block, but another administrator may have a good idea. If you elect to do so, I will report my findings there.
--Tznkai (talk) 17:41, 7 September 2008 (UTC)

Category links

Hi, to link a category without adding the category to the talk page on which you link it, simply add a colon after the first set of double square brackets, like this: [[:Category:Foo]] which gives you Category:Foo. Hope this helps! KillerChihuahua?!? 22:46, 7 September 2008 (UTC)

Coordinate templates


Please note that {{coordinate}} is not yet used on the English Wikipedia. When copying coordinates from the German Wikipedia (or elsewhere) please use {{coord}}. Thank you. Andy Mabbett (User:Pigsonthewing); Andy's talk; Andy's edits 16:55, 9 September 2008 (UTC)


OK, it's done jimfbleak (talk) 05:29, 13 September 2008 (UTC)

Marian Ulc

Many thanks for your help! :D I'm just starting and I'm a little bit clumsy, please excuese. Best regards :) --Thousadfaces (talk) 16:56, 14 September 2008 (UTC)

Works of Franz Liszt

The main article also covers literary works, which people searching for "Works of Franz Liszt" might be interested in. Calliopejen1 (talk) 18:30, 14 September 2008 (UTC)

Alaa Ahmed

Hi, how are you? First of all, sorry for the late response, I was quite busy. I skimmed through the article very quickly; I'll work on it today, or tomorrow, or after tomorrow I don't know I'm kind of busy, but I will. And, at last, thanks for considering me for this =). Mohamed Magdy (talk) 13:02, 16 September 2008 (UTC)


Hi its Mikejhonson555 (talk) 16:52, 19 September 2008 (UTC) here sorry u had your account vandlaised my mate did it when i was away from the pc sorry

Mikejhonson555 (talk) 16:52, 19 September 2008 (UTC)

your page

WOW cool user page how did you make it???

Mikejhonson555 (talk) 16:58, 19 September 2008 (UTC)

Re: Battlelore

My mistake, I did not see the ref you provided. I would hasten to add, however, that I was not hasty in removing Battlelore the first time, but should have looked closer the second time. ---RepublicanJacobiteThe'FortyFive' 21:56, 20 September 2008 (UTC)

Last I checked, the Battlelore article never mentions Tolkein. I was going to suggest you add something there as well. ---RepublicanJacobiteThe'FortyFive' 22:39, 20 September 2008 (UTC)
I wish I could have a pint of stout right now! But, I do have a glass of gin in front of me, and that's alright. Cheers! ---RepublicanJacobiteThe'FortyFive' 00:14, 21 September 2008 (UTC)

LoTR is on my watchlist, so thanks for the update on my talkpage, but I'm following it anyway. Hope we can reach an agreement on the best article to discuss Battlelore. --Davémon (talk) 18:32, 24 September 2008 (UTC)


I have declined your request for protection. See here. Further edit warring is going to result in blocks. Please take your dispute to the talk page and work towards a consensus. KnightLago (talk) 22:48, 20 September 2008 (UTC)

Wikipedia newbie alert

I was wanting to create a wikipedia page for The Scraps(of which I am a member). What constitutes as notability and/or what is the easiest way to achieve this notability for a band? Many thanks. Where can I find this answer? I suppose my user page?

Bennyscrap (talk) 21:54, 23 September 2008 (UTC)


Thank you for finding the letter reference for me. Megalophias (talk) 04:34, 27 September 2008 (UTC)

Senior and Junior

Wow well spotted!! I'll have to hire you to hunt down Bond. Just kidding. That gives me an idea to cover his fathers films. Thanks The Bald One White cat 09:33, 28 September 2008 (UTC)

October 2008

WP:ME 0.7 discussion moved

See Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Middle-earth/Wikipedia 0.7 selection and the associated page and table. Carcharoth (talk) 06:34, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

Use of Wikipedia as a source for edits: [3] [4]

Information.svg Welcome to Wikipedia. Although everyone is welcome to contribute constructively to the encyclopedia, adding content without citing a reliable source is not consistent with our policy of verifiability. Take a look at the welcome page to learn more about contributing to this encyclopedia. If you are familiar with Wikipedia:Citing sources, please take this opportunity to add references to the article. Thank you. Wikipedia articles themselves, of any language, should not be used as a source. Claims must be supported by independent, third party sources that have a history of accuracy and credibility.Manxruler (talk) 18:03, 5 October 2008 (UTC)


What's up de728631 how are you doing I havn't talked to you for while so I just wanted to know how you are doing. Bulldog180 (talk) 01:07, 9 October 2008 (UTC)

November 2008


Hey De728631 I got a Youtube account today![5] Bulldog180 (talk) 06:06, 15 November 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for your help!

Sorry to have put my userpage in the article namespace... I'm not very used to Wikipedia! Anyway, you fixed it, and I thank you! Nickosaurr (talk) 22:46, 30 November 2008 (UTC)

December 2008


Hi, it's me. How are you?? I'm sorry for the over-late response, I've been really busy with school and life in general. Hence had no time to check messages. Thus I couldn't see that You want me to translate Alaa Ahmed for you. I apologize once again, and please if you want to translate another page or something, feel free to contact me =). Bye. Mohamed Magdy (talk) 10:00, 6 December 2008 (UTC)


When you put forth merge requests at pages like John Milton's early life, you are supposed to first discuss it on the talk page, second, find out what the page is about, third, see if there is a reason, and fourth, actually contact people. You did none of that, especially when the page was just started. Furthermore, seeing as how Milton is one of the most widely studied English poets, do your really think that his early life is not notable, especially when most other important scholars and poets have pages dedicated to their early lives? There is plenty of areas of the encyclopedia that need to be worked on, so why not do that instead of destroying pages without asking first? Ottava Rima (talk) 17:31, 7 December 2008 (UTC)

See Samuel Johnson's early life or Charles Darwin's education. WP:WEIGHT requires that a page describe items and aspects based on weight, and weight would leave less than 7k available for biographical data available on the John Milton page for his first 30 years because of the need to discuss his religious works, his political works, his political career, and his poetry. Seeing as how there are 1,000s of works discussing Milton's life, such a page is more than notable. Ottava Rima (talk) 17:59, 7 December 2008 (UTC)

New Page Patrolling

Hi there! I've been going through the New Pages log, particularly the back end of it. I've come across an article (DR Congo UN PROJECT 9th) that you've added a tag to that hasn't been patrolled. I was wondering if you could make sure that you mark an article as patrolled before you tag it as then it won't show up on the list, which will save people patrolling an article that has already been looked at by an experienced editor like yourself.

Please accept my apologies if you are doing this and the software is lagging behind, or if you're just tagging articles that you're coming across from a different source that doesn't allow you to patrol them. Thanks in advance! --Ged UK (talk) 08:07, 15 October 2008 (UTC)

Thanks! --Ged UK (talk) 23:00, 16 December 2008 (UTC)


I see we both asked a user not to contribute in Spanish, at the same time. No real point, it just amused me. Scapler (talk) 20:56, 17 December 2008 (UTC)

Oh, I didn't realize there was a template for that... I wrote it from scratch, oh well. Scapler (talk) 21:01, 17 December 2008 (UTC)
I moved his page to the Spanish Wikipedia too, just to be helpful. Scapler (talk) 21:03, 17 December 2008 (UTC)

Yes, I need to change that. I suspect the title should be Colbrí Scintillant. Scapler (talk) 21:09, 17 December 2008 (UTC)

Something the template taught me, though. I was definitely not aware that Wikipedia was considered a feminine word. I suppose it ends in "a", but it wasn't Spanish first, I suppose I (falsely) assumed it would be a masculine word, "el Wikipedia" just sounds better than "la Wikipedia". Cheers! Scapler (talk) 21:12, 17 December 2008


Unfortunately, I am not autoconfirmed there. I have not been incredibly active, with less than 50 edits. I mostly use my account there to translate articles to English for here. Scapler (talk) 21:18, 17 December 2008 (UTC)
I asked The Obento Musubi to go move it for me, so it should be fixed soon. Scapler (talk) 21:25, 17 December 2008 (UTC)