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Checkuser[edit]

Could you run a quick checkuser for me, please? I have a probable DUCK sock of an indef blocked user and I need to confirm. The sock is Sjick14, the indef-blocked user is CaptainHog. SPI at the far bottom will have the most current IP and account information, of course. Also, could you check for any sleepers while you are at it? Diannaa usually handles these, but she is offline at the moment. Much appreciated. - NeutralhomerTalk • 13:06 on September 3, 2016 (UTC)

I filed an SPI related to the above request. Just letting you know. - NeutralhomerTalk • 15:25 on September 3, 2016 (UTC)
Thank you! - NeutralhomerTalk • 16:09 on September 3, 2016 (UTC)

Yo Ho Ho[edit]

Holiday card[edit]

Russell Xmas 1926.jpg
Wishing you a Charlie Russell Christmas,
Doug Weller!
"Here's hoping that the worst end of your trail is behind you
That Dad Time be your friend from here to the end
And sickness nor sorrow don't find you."
—C.M. Russell, Christmas greeting 1926.
Montanabw(talk) 25 December 2016 (UTC)

To anyone I missed, & especially my great talk page stalkers[edit]

Merry Christmas[edit]


Why I Chose Opposition to Trump[edit]

The reason I put the category Opposition to Trump on the pages is because some of these people criticized his polices and behavior. I thought that counts as opposition.— Preceding unsigned comment added by 72.132.30.75 (talk) 17:37, 5 June 2017‎

Odin[edit]

Sir, @Bloodofox: keeps on reverting to the version he likes, putting back original researh and removing sourced material. So far, he has not put forth an argument for how Edith Hamilton, the most renowned classicist of her era, is a supposedly "poor source", and he keeps on saying buzzwords like "inaccurate". Judging by the content of his user page, it seems futile to reason with him. Do you have any suggestions for what can I do?Music314812813478 (talk) 07:59, 16 July 2017 (UTC)

Oh looks like he already responded. Sorry about this.Music314812813478 (talk) 08:04, 16 July 2017 (UTC)

Aheer[edit]

When we type Aheer ,No informations are there for our caste/Tribe. There is a page Ahir but it does not contain informations about Muslim Aheer in Pakistan.Whenever I tried to add or edit ,informations were deleted. How can i do this that they exist. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Mujahid.iqbal.aheer (talkcontribs) 11:55, 16 July 2017 (UTC)

@Mujahid.iqbal.aheer: This is because of our fundamental policy WP:VERIFY which means that information has to have been published in reliable sources. You haven't provided any. Doug Weller talk 12:33, 16 July 2017 (UTC)

Wikidata weekly summary #269[edit]

ArbCom[edit]

Hi. I have a quick question: Is the case is explicitly about me or it will examine the other party's behaviour too? -- Magioladitis (talk) 13:59, 17 July 2017 (UTC)

Sorry![edit]

I accidentally reverted one of your edits to a talk page...mobile device snafu...but promptly restored it. Sorry about that! Clean Copytalk 13:01, 18 July 2017 (UTC)

@Clean Copy: mobile reversion? Been there, done that, got the whole damn wardrobe. Doug Weller talk 13:06, 18 July 2017 (UTC)

Content dispute[edit]

Can you help to solve the dispute[1]? Regards, 111.221.44.12 (talk) 16:25, 18 July 2017 (UTC)

The notorious Fertile Crescent map is back[edit]

Hey Doug, checking through some of the Caucasus pages (Ingushetia, Chechnya, etc), I noticed that that good old map that weasel-ishly uses Nichols to attribute the Fertile Crescent civilizations to Nakh peoples is back. I removed it everywhere I could find it. Ironic that I'm always the one dealing with this as my own personal POV is that it is noteworthy that they've been theorized to have come from the Fertile Crescent and be related to its ancient peoples, but obv not in the nationalist POV-pushy way that the map embodies by claiming it as established fact, plus all the other issues with the map. The way it's drawn is bad and pedantic like a child's textbook, Nichols talked about languages not actual peoples which don't always match 100% so its effectively SYN, anachronism as the map is extended south to include Mecca which is given a special note, yet the city likely didn't even exist for the relevant time period of the migration, etc...). I think you know which user I'm talking about. I'm gonna be really busy the next few weeks potentially-- do you have a bit of time to deal with this if it comes back? Cheers. --Yalens (talk) 19:19, 18 July 2017 (UTC)

Please comment on Wikipedia talk:Page mover[edit]

The feedback request service is asking for participation in this request for comment on Wikipedia talk:Page mover. Legobot (talk) 04:27, 19 July 2017 (UTC)

unreliable refs[edit]

This ip don't want to stop adding this unreliable ref in Battle of Río Salado ([2]). I think it's the ip of this account (Iconic272). Kind Regards -Aṭlas (talk) 19:01, 20 July 2017 (UTC)