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Hi Discospinster, Thanks For Deleting test page of Raufrana81, i was adding comment on talk page and accidentally published on page. Thanks. --Jay (Lets Talk) 15:49, 27 August 2013 (UTC)

You're welcome. I thought that is what happened. ... discospinster talk 15:50, 27 August 2013 (UTC)

Junk code

As seen here, it reappears whenever someone edits with the visual editor. I believe it is a known bug. If you're going to remove it every time it will be a never ending job until the bug is fixed, at which time i expect someone else will get a bot to remove it. Thanks Jenova20 (email) 16:24, 27 August 2013 (UTC)

OK that explains it. ... discospinster talk 16:25, 27 August 2013 (UTC)
It is annoying but i hold out hope that it will be fixed soon. Thanks Jenova20 (email) 16:30, 27 August 2013 (UTC)


When we see a user making edits like these, what should we as normal users do? WP:NPA seems to only apply to personal attack, not general hate speech or racism. If we see someone engaging in general racist, sexist, etc. speech, what should we do? Sorry to bother you with questions, just curious. EvergreenFir (talk) 20:34, 27 August 2013 (UTC)

If it's really bad or obvious then you can put a 4th level warning or 4im ("only warning") on their talk page (see WP:WARN for relevant templates). Then if they continue you can place a notice at WP:AIV to let an administrator know that a user is engaging in disruptive behaviour. Hopefully at that point an admin will block the user. ... discospinster talk 20:39, 27 August 2013 (UTC)
Thank you. I am still learning when to use which warn templates. Is there a specific Wiki policy against general use of pejoratives and slurs? EvergreenFir (talk) 20:41, 27 August 2013 (UTC)
The general vandalism warning would be appropriate: see Template:Uw-vandalism4im. Or the harassment warning: see Template:Uw-harass4im. ... discospinster talk 20:46, 27 August 2013 (UTC)
Thank you! EvergreenFir (talk) 20:47, 27 August 2013 (UTC)


Unfortunately, I don;t think that edit on Gordon Ramsay was a test, rather the continuation of a recent trend of disruptive edits, probably all against consensus... – Connormah (talk) 01:00, 28 August 2013 (UTC)

Yeah, but I figured a mild warning might do the trick. ... discospinster talk 01:04, 28 August 2013 (UTC)
You'd think that the hidden text and reverts would have already done something... – Connormah (talk) 01:05, 28 August 2013 (UTC)

Hi, I recently edited Gordon Ramsay's Wikipedia page as it says he is Scottish, now the reason why I chose to edit was because he was born in Scotland, yet he moved to England at the age of five years old. Therefore I believe he should be classed as British rather than just Scottish as his childhood was in both England and Scotland. Also he has appeared in many and had many of his own British shows, therefore I believe he should be classed as British rather than Scottish alone. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Owenfighter1000 (talkcontribs) 01:06, 28 August 2013 (UTC)

The note in the article indicates that there is consensus to refer to him as "Scottish". If that is to be changed there would have to be a discussion on the talk page first. ... discospinster talk 01:11, 28 August 2013 (UTC)

Milford High School

Yo Milford is a real school we were making a page for. Please undo what you have done to it. Just because a page is not yet done does not mean it is vandalism. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 01:12, 28 August 2013 (UTC)

Duan Yingying

The thread on is relatively fresh; I've semi-protected for three days. Revert if you think that's overkill. Thanks, Drmies (talk) 04:30, 28 August 2013 (UTC)

It seems about right to me. ... discospinster talk 04:31, 28 August 2013 (UTC)
Discospinster, you've been here forever and have done tons of good work. Someone should give you an extra-nice kiss, or a puppy or something. I raise my glass (of water) to you: thanks for all your good work. Drmies (talk) 04:36, 28 August 2013 (UTC)
Thank you! I should say the same to you! ... discospinster talk 04:37, 28 August 2013 (UTC)

Althea Gibson

Hi -- May I ask that you stop edit warring on the above article? You are already at 3RR and risking a block. If you feel that strongly about the terminology, please take it to the talk page. I am sending the same message to the other parties involved. Thanks! DoctorJoeE review transgressions/talk to me! 04:04, 29 August 2013 (UTC)

I haven't edited the article in nearly half an hour. ... discospinster talk 04:06, 29 August 2013 (UTC)
Great, thanks. In the interest of fairness, I just wanted to ping all involved parties. DoctorJoeE review transgressions/talk to me! 04:15, 29 August 2013 (UTC)

User talk:Obraonain

Thanks! There was even an edit conflict - I was doing the same thing and you beat me to it by seconds. Kudpung กุดผึ้ง (talk) 02:49, 30 August 2013 (UTC)

Ha, it happens. ... discospinster talk 02:51, 30 August 2013 (UTC)

Jonathan Cristaldo

do you have a Source regarding Jonathan Cristaldo's transfer to Bologna? no. so why you're editing back to previous version? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 14:56, 1 September 2013 (UTC)

My edit had nothing to do with Cristaldo. I removed names of players that aren't actually on the team. ... discospinster talk 14:58, 1 September 2013 (UTC)
Unless you mean this edit, which was to revert the change of his name. ... discospinster talk 15:00, 1 September 2013 (UTC)

University of Santo Tomas College of Commerce and Business Administration

112.209.* is a long-term vandal on dozens of Philippines school/sports articles... DMacks (talk) 15:44, 1 September 2013 (UTC)

I figured it was something like that. ... discospinster talk 23:01, 1 September 2013 (UTC)


Ha, you know it was just a bit of fun.

But how are you able to revert vandal edits so insanely fast, literally the moment they happen? What technology enables that? Or is it a crazy twitch-reflex game for you? (talk) 03:19, 2 September 2013 (UTC)

I use WP:HUGGLE. ... discospinster talk 03:19, 2 September 2013 (UTC)

Lee Camp Signs For West Brom

Hi There

I like ammending them to be correct but how do you put a source in and what do you mean by this? - Is this what you mean? I once ammended Dorus De Vries's article from WOlves to Nottingham Forest and then it got changed back only to be changed to what i had set it as pointless.

Anyways if you could teach me into how i can be granted permission to edit the source then that would be extremely helpful


From Stephen. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 15:12, 2 September 2013 (UTC)

The source only says that West Brom are set to sign him, not that they have. To add references you would put the link in between the tags <ref></ref>, next to the sentence it is referring to. So it would look like this: <ref></ref>. ... discospinster talk 15:15, 2 September 2013 (UTC)

Lee Camp Signs For West Brom

Hi There

I like ammending them to be correct but how do you put a source in and what do you mean by this? - Is this what you mean? I once ammended Dorus De Vries's article from WOlves to Nottingham Forest and then it got changed back only to be changed to what i had set it as pointless.

Anyways if you could teach me into how i can be granted permission to edit the source then that would be extremely helpful


From Stephen.

You've forgotten to ammend the top paragraph of Lee Camp by the way thought i'd let you know. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 15:21, 2 September 2013 (UTC) (talk · contribs · WHOIS)

How did you stop him? When I blocked him, he reset his IP and then informed me of as much on my talkpage. Cheers, Dlohcierekim 18:05, 2 September 2013 (UTC)

I don't know! Maybe his Internet is down? ... discospinster talk 18:22, 2 September 2013 (UTC)
well done Dlohcierekim 18:30, 2 September 2013 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!

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Thanks for reverting the vandalism on my page, I didn't know how to undo it all at once, and so when I undid portions one at a time, that guy kept scribbling in more nonsense. Matthew (talk) 01:03, 3 September 2013 (UTC)
You're welcome. You don't have to "undo" each edit if there are many in a row. WP:REVERT will tell you how to get rid of all of them at once. ... discospinster talk 01:05, 3 September 2013 (UTC)

Speedy user block!?

Are you an admin? How did that user that was vandalizing user pages blocked so fast? Kmg90 (talk) 01:06, 3 September 2013 (UTC)

Yes, I'm an admin. I noticed that the user was doing nothing but harassing people so I blocked him/her. ... discospinster talk 01:07, 3 September 2013 (UTC)

Chaoui music

(Deletion log); 01:04 . . Discospinster (talk | contribs) deleted page Chaoui music ‎(Speedy deleted, blanked or requested by creator.)

I'm rather surprised at this deletion given the notability of the subject in France. May I ask how much time had elapsed between the original article start (fr.wp gradually translating Arab music articles), the speedy prod placement and the deletion? In ictu oculi (talk) 01:40, 3 September 2013 (UTC)
I deleted it because the creator blanked it. Before that the entire article consisted of an interwiki link, and it stayed that way for 20 minutes until another editor added the db-nocontent tag. ... discospinster talk 02:04, 3 September 2013 (UTC)
Okay thanks. In this case the prod seems reasonable. In ictu oculi (talk) 02:28, 3 September 2013 (UTC)
Glad it's cleared up! ... discospinster talk 02:56, 3 September 2013 (UTC)

Good job

Dang, you're good (and fast!) Double thumbs up to you!--☾Loriendrew☽ (talk) 02:25, 4 September 2013 (UTC)

Thank you. ... discospinster talk 02:26, 4 September 2013 (UTC)

A cookie for you!

Choco chip cookie.png For reverting vandalism and more! ///EuroCarGT 02:37, 4 September 2013 (UTC)
Thanks! ... discospinster talk 02:39, 4 September 2013 (UTC)

how to successfully edit source?

I tried to deleted negative source was failed! How can i make a successfully editing? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Daiqianwen2013 (talkcontribs) 03:10, 4 September 2013 (UTC)

What is the problem with the source? ... discospinster talk 11:05, 4 September 2013 (UTC)

vandalism by

I've given him/her a warning which will allow escalation (he seems to have deleted yours). This is in regards to Hegesippus (chronicler). He's also been more subtly vandalizing Religion in Sweden --Erp (talk) 04:02, 5 September 2013 (UTC)


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Pretty busy day at the CSD corral. I noticed you helping a lot.SPhilbrick(Talk) 20:17, 5 September 2013 (UTC)
Thank you very much. ... discospinster talk 20:36, 5 September 2013 (UTC)

Jeff Storrs Edit Page


I am not trying to be disruptive with my editing. I am Jeff Storrs's niece and he asked that I help him remove the content from Wikipedia because he likes to keep his past life private. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Purplefaery (talkcontribs) 00:45, 6 September 2013 (UTC)

There isn't anything in there that would attract privacy protection. The article only contains factual information from public sources. If you have a particular issue with something in the article you should discuss it on the talk page. ... discospinster talk 00:50, 6 September 2013 (UTC)
I directed Mr. Storrs to the proper avenues to resolve the issue on his own. Thanks for the help and for providing the links to guide us toward a resolution, I appreciate it.Purplefaery talk (talk) 02:45, 6 September 2013 (UTC)

Henry Fitzroy (character)

The content on these pages is stolen from another online source for which permission has not been given to use the content in other areas. (talk) 00:19, 8 September 2013 (UTC)

What is the other source that it's taken from? ... discospinster talk 00:20, 8 September 2013 (UTC)


I think Sooyoung getting all the attention isn't a neutral post, so? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ancientwishes (talkcontribs) 16:46, 9 September 2013 (UTC)

I don't know what that means. ... discospinster talk 16:48, 9 September 2013 (UTC)

If you know nothing about Girls' Generation you should probably refrain from editing people's posts then. (: — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ancientwishes (talkcontribs) 16:49, 9 September 2013 (UTC)

I'm not editing a post, I'm editing the article. ... discospinster talk 16:51, 9 September 2013 (UTC)

And in order to make an article, you have to post something. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ancientwishes (talkcontribs) 16:51, 9 September 2013 (UTC)

Joel Campbell


You removed inoffensive text that I added to the Joel Campbell page. I replaced it because your reasoning ("probably not best known for that") is fairly far-fetched. It's hard to imagine ANYTHING else that this young footballer is better known for than the viral video currently circling the world. Curious as to your thought process on this. Or perhaps you're Costa Rican?

Thank you,

Leadvillian — Preceding unsigned comment added by Leadvillian (talkcontribs) 17:03, 9 September 2013 (UTC)

It is far-fetched to claim that someone is best known for something that has just happened. Using that phrasing and placing it in the lead paragraph is pretty much textbook WP:UNDUE. If it's notable enough to be mentioned it would probably go somewhere else in the article, but he is known as being a football player primarily. ... discospinster talk 17:06, 9 September 2013 (UTC)

the sentence about "wehenwes" is repeated from the paragraph above so I deleted the second instance. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Cleisthenes2 (talkcontribs) 04:25, 11 September 2013 (UTC)


Those who are spreading lies about Croatian Wikipedia (a minor group of extreme leftists ( ) should start the discussion. I'm just protecting the truth. Have a nice day.-- (talk) 14:01, 11 September 2013 (UTC)

Page deleted 'Boston Analytics'

Hi discospinster,

It says on the wiki page that you have deleted a page called Boston Analytics. I wish to recreate this page. We do have several third party references to our company, and I wish to add these and other information to our company page.Can you help me do that?

Best regards,

Erumqureshi (talk) 12:52, 12 September 2013 (UTC)erum

Hi Erum. You should be able to just create a new page under that title, since it's not protected. I would suggest that you start the article in your user space so that you can work on it (e.g. at User:Erumqureshi/Boston Analytics), and them move it to the appropriate title. A good resource to look at it Your First Article, which talks about what Wikipedia entries are supposed to look like and what kind of content is preferred. ... discospinster talk 13:34, 12 September 2013 (UTC)

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An"old friend"

Hi, if you have time you might like to check's recent edits - he/she is back. Regards Denisarona (talk) 09:59, 19 September 2013 (UTC)

Thank you for the heads up. I've re-blocked. ... discospinster talk 12:37, 19 September 2013 (UTC)


Hello and thanks for your good and timely work on this article!! — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 15:15, 19 September 2013 (UTC)

You're welcome, and thank you also. Sorry about the previous reverts by the others. ... discospinster talk 15:17, 19 September 2013 (UTC)

Reverted reasonlessly?

In the Bugis Street article, a section had been deleted as "folklore" though in fact Leonard Cohen discussed the matter in an interview. Since the deletion reason was wrong I re-reverted.

But you re-re-reverted. Is it normal to provide a reason for reverts? Jamesdowallen (talk) 09:54, 20 September 2013 (UTC)

Wow, I don't even remember doing that. It was an error, sorry. ... discospinster talk 21:54, 20 September 2013 (UTC)


Please give some input, thanks. Prokaryotes (talk) 20:48, 21 September 2013 (UTC)


Hi there, you and I have each blocked this user (most recently yourself) but they have at last made an unblock request that seems to get the point. As it's your block, do you want to take a look at it? I'd be inclined to unblock (though at least one other editor thinks it should be extended!) on the basis that they have responded exactly as one would wish, and could always be blocked again if they are not as good as their word... But I leave it up to you. Best wishes, Kim Dent-Brown (Talk) 16:50, 22 September 2013 (UTC)

Well, considering the editor has been blocked before, and also told that such changes should not be made without consensus, I'm not confident that the behaviour won't continue if s/he is unblocked. But I don't have any strong feelings either way. ... discospinster talk 17:27, 22 September 2013 (UTC)


Hello, the edits were made by my teenager. Please accept my apologies. I will be dealing with him. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 23:38, 22 September 2013 (UTC)


why did you change my throffer edit I added information to the article. My information wanted to be helpful. you are a meanie — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:33, 23 September 2013 (UTC)


Can you just let the page for the letter 'F' have all the 'F's changed to 'FLEH' for tonight? I think it would be awesome to show my little brother when he gets home from Afganistan tonight. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 00:19, 24 September 2013 (UTC)

No, sorry. ... discospinster talk 00:20, 24 September 2013 (UTC)

Blind Pilot edit


I did in fact make an edit to the Blind Pilot article, and your subjective view of my edit was that it was my personal opinion. However, as a practicing musician, I am quite familiar with the musical concept I expounded on (that Blind Pilot has no riffs in their music), and I cited the article that explains what a "riff" is. This is an objective fact, and not my personal analysis. Therefore, your reversion is not legitimate. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 04:08, 24 September 2013 (UTC)


Sorry, I didn't see that you removed that name. Anyway, bunch of names in there aren't even real. --HoldOnIHearAVoiceInTheBackOfMyMind (talk) 02:30, 25 September 2013 (UTC)

I've taken out the ones I can't verify and added references for the rest. ... discospinster talk 03:14, 25 September 2013 (UTC)
ok. keep up the good work. :) o/ --HoldOnIHearAVoiceInTheBackOfMyMind (talk) 08:11, 25 September 2013 (UTC)

Wheel Covers

I added to reference on hubcap because although Wikipedia knows and has a page for Twerking and another pure stupidity and nonsense it still doesn't know what a wheel cover is despite its existence since practically the birth of the wheel. Rather than give Wheel Cover its own page it simply groups it together with other almost similar terms. It would be like giving Baseball its own page and then rather than giving basketball a page it simple redirected to baseball because it shares the same shape. This page at least tries to inform its visitors the difference between the two and does so from the mouth of a business that has specialized in wheel covers for nearly 40 years. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 15:16, 26 September 2013 (UTC)


Sorry about that! §haun 22:57, 30 September 2013 (UTC)

No problem, it happens. ... discospinster talk 22:58, 30 September 2013 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!

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Busy evening at the shutdown article, huh? Keep up the good fight! SpecMode (talk) 04:36, 1 October 2013 (UTC)
Thanks. I thought about whether it should be protected, but since it's a new and ongoing event I wasn't sure if that was appropriate. It's been protected by another admin anyway, so I should probably go to sleep. ... discospinster talk 04:39, 1 October 2013 (UTC)

Raul Julia Levy

Some one from europe is vandalizing my page posting false and unreliable articles about Raul Julia Levy please removed the negative information or our attorney will get involved.

R — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 04:37, 1 October 2013 (UTC)

  1. The sources provided look reliable to me. What is your specific concern?
  2. Legal threats are not tolerated on Wikipedia: see Wikipedia:No legal threats. ... discospinster talk 04:43, 1 October 2013 (UTC)

I own the rights of this page also. my first editor was Otoole , so please reverse and take the negative unreliable crab.


R — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 04:43, 1 October 2013 (UTC)

Wikipedia articles are not owned by editors, not even the first editor. Again, the sources accompanying the content at issue (Hollywood Reporter, New York Times, LA Times) are considered reliable by Wikipedia's criteria. Please discuss your concerns on the article's talk page (Talk:Raul Julia-Levy) before removing sourced content. Alternatively you can report the issue to Wikipedia:Biographies of living persons/Noticeboard. ... discospinster talk 04:51, 1 October 2013 (UTC)

1. the whole thing about the Spector trial is bullshit Raul was never a "Witness" nor he testified in any trial

2. The arbitrations ruling was a total Fraud the arbitrator violated international laws between Mexico and the united states , Mexican gov send letters to the arbitrator and the arbitrator board claiming that the whole presiding was illegal and that the arbitrators actions were consider by the mexican gov a fraud , in addition to that , INAH "Institute of anthropology and history" from mexico called said that the woman Elisabeth Thieriot is a thief she stole film footage property of MEXICO and those materials are illegally in her possession.

3. the NYTIMES article is a total scam the widow never said anything about Mr. Raul Julia Levy and needs to be remove immediately please.


So please removed all negative info from my page .

R — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 04:58, 1 October 2013 (UTC)

This is Raul Julia Levy and i own this page , so i'm asking you to removed all this crab from my page very simple .

Raul — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 05:00, 1 October 2013 (UTC)

This is my fathers OFFICIAL PAGE IN CASE — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 05:07, 1 October 2013 (UTC)

Many have tried to post the NYT article as wells as the one from LA TIMES and simple we have remove them and now they started again with their shit , i asked several times to revered my page and you won't do it all this is going to my attorneys tomorrow .


Raul Julia Levy

The negative articles that were posted in my page by the individual in Europe are complete unreliable in legal terms "Hearsay " and they do not represent any real facts they have tried to posted them before and we have removed them , the information is not accurate the individual has not have direct knowledge of the fact asserted, but knows it only from being told by someone or took it from a news paper. the one from the hollywood reported is a total scam it was ruled by Mexican Government has a fraudulent ruling from the arbitrators part and is nor over yet , there will be sanctions agains the arbitrator but this is not over yet , this is why i'm asking you to revert my page to the previous stage .


RJL — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 07:47, 1 October 2013 (UTC)

If it's "legally unreliable" that's an issue that is beyond Wikipedia. We don't make legal judgments, we just cite what the newspapers have said. If you have reliable sources that contradict what's been reported then feel free to add them to the article. I'll repeat my previous recommendation to initiate a discussion of it at Wikipedia:Biographies of living persons/Noticeboard. ... discospinster talk 15:07, 1 October 2013 (UTC)
In fact I have started the discussion myself: see Wikipedia:Biographies of living persons/Noticeboard#Raul Julia-Levy. ... discospinster talk 15:17, 1 October 2013 (UTC)
... discospinster, there is also this related discussion from AN/I: Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/Incidents#Legal threats by User:Chuy33 regarding the same article. Liz Read! Talk! 00:13, 4 October 2013 (UTC)
Thanks for the heads up. ... discospinster talk 02:03, 4 October 2013 (UTC)

Tommy Merritt

Hi. Can you please keep an eye on Tommy Merritt - I've run out of reverts. There's some POV pushing going on there, and they've been reported for 3RR violation, but they have the current edit. Many thanks. Jamesx12345 16:03, 2 October 2013 (UTC)

I've restored the neutral wording and put a 3RR warning on the user's talk page. ... discospinster talk 16:08, 2 October 2013 (UTC)


I realize you need to revert back and appreciate your humourous response.

That said, I sincerely believe many of the lobbyists for certain former Yugoslavians who have suddenly become suddenly turned into "descendents of ancient macedonians" are rabidly racist towards Greeks. (effectively now claiming to be the "real" greeks under the conceptual radar of the patronizing bigots that ignored Greek concerns 20 years ago) Apparently it is "human rights' to attempt to ethnically delete Greeks by usurping our very identity.

To get perhaps a small feel - imagine if part of the former Yugoslavia had renamed themselves "ethnic Romans" and suggested Italians were persecuting "ethnic Romans" in Rome. Or say France had a civil war and called themselves "ethnic English" and claimed their language was "English". Or say part of Poland renamed themselves "ethnic Bavarians" while claimed that modern Germans were occupying Poland. Rather curious how many pretend not to notice this identity quick change.

"We are Slavs. There's no connection between us an alexander the Great. " - Kiro Gligorov first elected President of FYROM

'We are not related to the northern Greeks who produced leaders like Philip and Alexander the Great. We are a Slav people and our language is closely related to Bulgarian.' - FYROM´s Ambassador to Canada Gyordan Veselinov, Ottawa Citizen Newspaper, February 24 1999

'We do not claim to be descendants of Alexander the Great.' - FYROM'S Ambassador Ljubica Acevshka, speech to US representatives, Washington DC, January 22 1999 — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 17:23, 2 October 2013 (UTC)

Whether it's true or not doesn't excuse changing an encyclopedia article to characterize the subject as a "bigot". ... discospinster talk 21:04, 2 October 2013 (UTC)


I got a message from you saying I vandalized the US Government shutdown page. I never even read that page, let alone edited it. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 21:48, 3 October 2013 (UTC)

That's because another user on the IP address had vandalized it earlier. You just happened to be using that IP address now. ... discospinster talk 23:09, 3 October 2013 (UTC)


Hello, ... discospinster,
This user continues to add fluff content and revert your edits on Richard Grieco, of all articles. It must be a fan or PR rep. But what irritates me is that they don't include any Edit Summaries explaining their edits. I hope it doesn't evolve into an edit war. Liz Read! Talk! 00:54, 5 October 2013 (UTC)

These are published articles of Richards current work. One of which is a top art magazine. In the future please leave Richard's art information alone. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Chuy33 (talkcontribs) 15:33, 5 October 2013 (UTC)

Could you please explain me about the removal of text from Bioreactor page?


I would like to know the reason for removing the texts from the page Bioreactor. Could you please help me to know about it? Because, it was about the new developments and improvements in that field of study which the user should know. It was more of a technical information about the bioreactor design. Moreover, the information present on the page now itself have faults and irrelevant information here and there. The text that was added by me would, for sure, give a clear idea about the present problems and solutions in the design of a bioreactor.

Is the text removal related with the references? Then, it is possible to add more research papers on this context.

Thank you for your help.

Roja (talk) 10:15, 7 October 2013 (UTC) Roja

(talk page stalker) One reason is none of your claims are cited. Mlpearc (powwow) 16:07, 7 October 2013 (UTC)
That's probably it. I wouldn't really know as I was not the one to remove the text. Perhaps User:The Banner would be a better person to ask about it. ... discospinster talk 16:14, 7 October 2013 (UTC)
The reason is stated in the edit summary, as you can see here: Removed unsourced edit. Second reason was that you did introduce a lot of links to disambiguation pages which is very undesirable. (And the reason why I found the article) The Banner talk 20:41, 7 October 2013 (UTC)

Thank you so much discospinster

Roja (talk) 07:52, 8 October 2013 (UTC) Roja

Forced claim of work by Steve Mann

This is regarding the false selfclaim of work on SixthSense by Steve Mann. The two projects are unrelated and Dr. Mann keep claiming editing the wiki pages. Dr. Pattie Maes of MIT already have explained and stated that there is no relation of these two projects. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:42, 7 October 2013 (UTC)

The best place to take this up would be at Talk:SixthSense. So far there is no independent reliable source that verifies that Mistry was the one who originated it. I have re-worded it in a way that I believe is a compromise. ... discospinster talk 20:49, 7 October 2013 (UTC)


All the records on talk shows that Mistry is the original inventor. Mann's homepage or wiki has no mention on this. What should be the next steps here? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:55, 7 October 2013 (UTC)

Since Steve Mann apparently came up with an earlier version by another name, there is no harm in mentioning that in the article. ... discospinster talk 20:57, 7 October 2013 (UTC)

SixthSense started as the headmounted projector camera setup. There is nothing to do with Steve Mann's Telepointer. Telepointer contains a laser beam - a single dot. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 21:00, 7 October 2013 (UTC)

Mann's device combined a laser-based projector + camera, and the laser projector did vector graphics (text, symbols, patterns, etc.) rather than raster graphics because that gave infinite depth of focus (being able to project patterns onto 3D objects not just flat screens). Mann's projector was called an "aremac" (camera spelled backwards) and some versions were headworn and some were neckworn. Pranav Mistry never called his Sixth Sense. He called it WUW (Wear U World).

The origin of the "Sixth Sense" metaphor for the digital layer of wearable computing appears to also originate from Mann: prove I had coined the term "... Sixth Sense" to describe it, also sometime before 2001; See "Cyborg: Digital Destiny and Human Possibility in the Age of the Wearable Computer", Steve Mann with Hal Niedzviecki, ISBN 0385658257 (Hardcover), Random House Inc, 304 pages, 2001, and "An Anatomy of the New Bionic Senses" [Hardcover], by James Geary, 2002, 214pp — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:31, 10 October 2013 (UTC)