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Send on behalf of The Wikipedia Library using MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 04:31, 7 July 2015 (UTC)

My RfA[edit]

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Thank for !voting at my recent RfA. You voted Support so you get a whopping three cookies, fresh from the oven!
All the best: Rich Farmbrough, 18:54, 16 July 2015 (UTC).

Religion in New Zealand[edit]

Hello. User:Lcmortensen has made an edit to the page, resulting in the order of the census columns being reversed, and the promotion of "Buddhist" to the top of the table. On the face of it, he seems to have done some good work in bringing the statistics up to date, but the changes I've mentioned may be contentious, and there may be others that I haven't seen yet. Perhaps you'd care to take a look. Akld guy (talk) 13:18, 18 July 2015 (UTC)

Lcmortensen appears to have put the religions into alphabetical order, while the previous table was in numerical order (in both cases, somewhat confusing due to the presence of numerous denominations of Christianity). The appropriate place to discuss this is at the article talk page, but you have made a good start by posting on his talk page.-gadfium 20:22, 18 July 2015 (UTC)
Thank you. That wasn't entirely what I meant by "reversing the order". He has reversed the order in which the 2013, 2006, and 2001 census columns appear so that 2013 is now at far right. To my thinking, the most recent, and therefore most significant data, should be at far left. I will take up your suggestion and start a discussion on the article's Talk page. Akld guy (talk) 22:20, 18 July 2015 (UTC)

Category:Guinea-Bissauan people[edit]

Category:Guinea-Bissauan people, which you created, has been nominated for possible deletion, merging, or renaming. If you would like to participate in the discussion, you are invited to add your comments at the category's entry on the Categories for discussion page. Thank you. -- Tavix (talk) 16:14, 23 July 2015 (UTC)

Move over redirect[edit]

Morning Gadfium, User:Schwede66/Tools/Capital of New Zealand is ready enough for mainspace, and about time given this weekend's 150th celebrations. Could you please move the draft over the redirect? Schwede66 20:01, 23 July 2015 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done. Nice work!-gadfium 20:04, 23 July 2015 (UTC)

Paul Heath[edit]

I see the page Paul Heath was deleted in 2008 under Wikipedia:CSD#A7. Was that by chance the New Zealand justice? If so, is it worth restoring what was there? His QC alone should make him notable. Schwede66 01:59, 28 July 2015 (UTC)

No, it was a British screenwriter who wrote and starred in Snakes and Ladders (film).-gadfium 03:41, 28 July 2015 (UTC)
Ok, thanks. Schwede66 03:46, 28 July 2015 (UTC)

Possible vandalism[edit]

I was wondering if User:'s edits are vandalism. Please respond soon. 2602:306:3357:BA0:3C9D:FF61:8557:B43B (talk) 21:46, 5 August 2015 (UTC)

They are editing articles on subjects I have no expertise in, and the edits are not obvious vandalism. Since you have reported them to WP:AIV someone with more time or expertise than me will investigate. This does not appear to be highly urgent as they have not made any edits for a few hours.-gadfium 21:52, 5 August 2015 (UTC)

Australasian swamphen/Pukeko[edit]

So I did look at the discussion and it related to the New Zealand birds being a subspecies of the purple swamphen which is no longer the case. The species now has a considerably smaller range as Australasian swamphen. I'd like to see where the discussion goes with this new species revision. If the consensus is to have an article for Australasian swamphen and Pukeko, then I'm OK with that......Pvmoutside (talk) 04:22, 15 August 2015 (UTC)

I started topics on the Wikiproject Bird talk page if you or others would like to comment on the changes I've made....Pvmoutside (talk) 12:09, 15 August 2015 (UTC)

Apparent block evasion by Manmountain08[edit]

Hi Gadfium, I think that Manmountain08 (talk · contribs) is evading their block and continuing to edit war as (talk · contribs). The IP account is performing the same kind of edits in articles Manmountain has been active in, with [1] being something of a give away. Could you please look into this? Thanks, Nick-D (talk) 04:46, 16 August 2015 (UTC)

I've added the IP to the sockpuppet investigation.-gadfium 05:14, 16 August 2015 (UTC)
If this is confirmed, then I agree with your comment there that an indef block on the master account is appropriate as AGF only goes so far.-gadfium 05:15, 16 August 2015 (UTC)


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Hello, Gadfium. You have new messages at Wikipedia:Sockpuppet investigations/Manmountain08.
Message added 23:51, 16 August 2015 (UTC). You can remove this notice at any time by removing the {{Talkback}} or {{Tb}} template.

Vanjagenije (talk) 23:51, 16 August 2015 (UTC)