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AfD nomination of Quinn Jacobson[edit]

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Hello, "Hooperbloob" and welcome to Wikipedia. A few tips for you:

. -- Infrogmation 07:52, 10 Oct 2004 (UTC)

Hi. Metalloendopeptidase didn't need the Category:Enzymes, as the "EC" category is a grandchild of that category. JFW | T@lk 08:02, 4 Nov 2004 (UTC)

Did you know has been updated[edit]

And an article you created recently has made the line up and is now featured on the main page. Enjoy! -- [[User:MacGyverMagic|Mgm|(talk)]] 09:12, Nov 23, 2004 (UTC)

Article Licensing[edit]

Hi, I've started a drive to get users to multi-license all of their contributions that they've made to either (1) all U.S. state, county, and city articles or (2) all articles, using the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike (CC-by-sa) v1.0 and v2.0 Licenses or into the public domain if they prefer. The CC-by-sa license is a true free documentation license that is similar to Wikipedia's license, the GFDL, but it allows other projects, such as WikiTravel, to use our articles. Since you are among the top 1000 Wikipedians by edits, I was wondering if you would be willing to multi-license all of your contributions or at minimum those on the geographic articles. Over 90% of people asked have agreed. For More Information:

To allow us to track those users who muli-license their contributions, many users copy and paste the "{{DualLicenseWithCC-BySA-Dual}}" template into their user page, but there are other options at Template messages/User namespace. The following examples could also copied and pasted into your user page:

Option 1
I agree to [[Wikipedia:Multi-licensing|multi-license]] all my contributions, with the exception of my user pages, as described below:


Option 2
I agree to [[Wikipedia:Multi-licensing|multi-license]] all my contributions to any [[U.S. state]], county, or city article as described below:

Or if you wanted to place your work into the public domain, you could replace "{{DualLicenseWithCC-BySA-Dual}}" with "{{MultiLicensePD}}". If you only prefer using the GFDL, I would like to know that too. Please let me know what you think at my talk page. It's important to know either way so no one keeps asking. -- Ram-Man (comment| talk)

Natsume Soseki[edit]

After seeing this: - I wanna tell ya that his name goes like this: Natsume, Soseki - Natsume is his family name WhisperToMe 17:04, 18 Dec 2004 (UTC)


While it is true that Ada programming language is not an system it is however a programming languges designed for embedded system. Maybe you want to read [Annex C (normative) Systems Programming] ff. or [H.4 Safety and Security Restrictions] which are only two exampels.

Casino Category changes[edit]

Why would you want those casinos to not appear in the Casinos of the United States category list or the Casinos list? They are now 'hidden' in the Casinos of Nevada subcategory.Vegaswikian 07:55, 31 Mar 2005 (UTC)


Thanks for all the effort put into the articles relating to Las Vegas. On another note, property doesn't contain an I, unless my California education fails me *Smile*. Guy M (Talk) 13:20, Apr 15, 2005 (UTC)

CFD listings[edit]

Hi. Please remember to tag the categories you list for deletion or renaming. Please read How to use this page on Wikipedia:Categories for deletion. Thanks. RedWolf 18:05, Apr 17, 2005 (UTC)

James Dobson article categorization[edit]

You removed a link to a perfectly reasonable category: Category:Child-beating advocates, which can easily stretch to include all those who advocate beating children into submission. (Remember, authority is the person who is bigger than you, and has the gun/fist/iron bar). Which part do you not believe to be reasonable? As Dobson freely admits, he advocates the beating of children until they cry, followed, if necessary, by more of the same. Thus:

  • child: James Dobson advocates the beating of children
  • beating: James Dobson advocates the beating of children
  • advocates: James Dobson advocates the beating of children

Which part of this do you not agree with? -- The Anome 14:41, Apr 26, 2005 (UTC)

Geo-stub for Riphaeus Mountains[edit]

Hi Hooperbloob - just in case any more of these turn up, places on the moon don't get geo-stub (that's for places on Earth). They get astro-stub! :) Grutness|hello? Grutness.jpg 07:50, 29 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Great, I had a nagging feeling about that. Thanks for clearing it up!--Hooperbloob 18:01, 29 Apr 2005 (UTC)


You're doing a great job in categorizing articles. I haven't paid attention that Tetra Pak wasn't categorized as packaging! -- Svest 02:54, May 28, 2005 (UTC) Wiki me up™

  • Thanks for the kudos, I just added the category last night when I realized it didn't exist :) --Hooperbloob 02:57, 28 May 2005 (UTC)


I was just wondering: does your username refer to the Dr. Seuss character?--Joel 00:35, 7 Jun 2005 (UTC)

  • Why yes it does :) After several years of use, you're the first one to actually make the connection. Its actually spelled slightly differently from the Dr. Seuss usage..and he used to to refer to a highway rather than a character.--Hooperbloob 02:43, 7 Jun 2005 (UTC)

DB-9 aka DE-9 connector pictures[edit]

THere's some good pictures at D-subminiature - after I saw that article I thought there was no need for DE-9, DB-25, DA-36 etc. to have their own pages - among the things Wikipedia is not or ought not to be is a parts catalog. Anyway, I don't think DB-9 needs pictures. --Wtshymanski 02:13, 8 Jun 2005 (UTC)

"Articles needing images"[edit]

Hi Hooperbloob, I noticed you recently put some articles in the "Articles needing images" category. To make this easier, you can use the Template {{Reqimage}}, as this will automatically include it in that cat, as well as notify people that you would like an image. Also see: Wikipedia:Requested pictures. Thanks. <>Who?¿? 05:24, 8 Jun 2005 (UTC)

Incomplete VFD nominations[edit]

Please check WP:VFD at the bottom. You seem to be leaving out step 3 and no one will vote unless you do that step. Also, please check out the nifty template in step 2. Your nomination pages haven't been in the standard format (and it will look weird in the VFD list otherwise).

I fixed the clarion village and balefire (book series) nominations but the rest of your nominations should be checked to make sure they get voted on. If you go to the vote page and do a what links here, there should be a link from a page link Wikipedia:Votes for deletion/Log/2005 June 15 that indicates step 3 was finished. RJFJR 16:39, Jun 15, 2005 (UTC)

I also fixed Adele Kupchella and General purpose computer. RJFJR 18:47, Jun 15, 2005 (UTC)

  • OK, I wasn't aware that the VFD process had more steps to complete. Thanks for your tip! --Hooperbloob 06:59, 16 Jun 2005 (UTC)

lots of edits, not an admin[edit]

Hi - I made a list of users who've been around long enough to have made lots of edits but aren't admins. If you're at all interested in becoming an admin, can you please add an '*' immediately before your name in this list? I've suggested folks nominating someone might want to puruse this list, although there is certainly no guarantee anyone will ever look at it. Thanks. -- Rick Block (talk) 18:37, Jun 16, 2005 (UTC)


Hi there--noticed you'd taken out the "Composers" category as redundant in the Eric Qin article, as there was an "American composers" link there already. I've been making it a point to list new American composers in both categories as they're not mutually exclusive but I see your reasoning. One question, though: as every composer is from a particular nation, why does the "Composers" category exist? Only for composers whose nationality is not known? Hope you can fill me in on this. Thanks --Badagnani

  • No problem. Our practice is to create new xxx-by-country categories whenever we have enough entries to make one worthwhile and leave the remaining in the generic category. We wouldn't likely create a category Category:Egyptian ski jumpers given the lack of them and would instead just tag any that do exist with Category:Ski jumpers and Category:Egyptian sportspeople. The subcategories exist to reduce the amount of overload on the generic categories and make the rare individuals easier to spot. The actual Composers category, with 130 articles, is getting a bit on the heavy side, I'm sure most of them could be moved to more descriptive subcategories (by country and/or other characteristics) Hope that helps. --Hooperbloob 04:28, 16 July 2005 (UTC)

Yes, completely. I'm actually doing my dissertation on an Egyptian composer (not ski jumper)! A lot of the new composers listed under "Composers" are mine, and can thus probably be removed from there as I think all of them were also listed under their nationality (no extremely obscure countries among them). One more question, as I'm fairly new at this: how do you all get your signatures with user page link, time, and date in your "Talk" postings? Mine always show up without this. Thanks again. --Badagnani

  • I wondered about that too until I discovered the 'signature' button at the top of the edit window, 2nd from the end. You can either click that button or write out the macro yourself...its just a two dashes followed by four tilde characters, Wikipedia then does the substitution for you. --Hooperbloob 04:38, 16 July 2005 (UTC)

Martha Burk[edit]

The page on Martha Burk that you created has been listed for speedy deleteion. Take a look on that page or on WP:CSD for more info on this process. --DES 20:18, 26 July 2005 (UTC)

Nominated Going off half-cocked for VfD[edit]

Thank you for this entry. Since it really belongs in Wiktionary, I created an entry there, using nearly all of your text, made the link from flintlock a transwiki and am now proposing the article for deletion on the grounds of Wikipedia is not a dictionary. The only other reasonable option I see is to change it to a redirect, which I will do if the consensus is keep. Robert A West 22:52, 4 August 2005 (UTC)

Same for lock, stock and barrel. Robert A West 23:04, 4 August 2005 (UTC)

Aircraf components category[edit]

Good call on this. I'd been adding stuff to configurations without really thinking about it for a while. I've switched a few to both categories - like the types of tails and landing gear. Anyway, glad you thought of it. -eric 07:08, 12 August 2005 (UTC)

  • No problem. I got the itch when I saw the overstuffed Aviation category. We'll probably need an additional Category:Aviation terms, no? --Hooperbloob 07:27, 12 August 2005 (UTC)

Probably wouldn't hurt, although that's quite a bit narrower than the other existing categories. -eric 08:50, 13 August 2005 (UTC)


you took out the {{stublist}} tag in the VERP article... should I not have used that? the list needs contributions. Tcsetattr 04:01, 13 August 2005 (UTC)

Stub article[edit]

Did you mean to remove the stub category from Jordan sunshine recorder? I think it should be there. CambridgeBayWeather 21:40, 14 August 2005 (UTC)

Oops, my bad, I've put it back - good catch. --Hooperbloob 21:51, 14 August 2005 (UTC)

Category:Puerto Rican people[edit]

This category is being deleted as per WP:CFD, please DO NOT re-add this category to articles. Thank you. Who?¿? 13:59, 16 August 2005 (UTC)

Whoa! Are you sure that deletion of the actual category was the final concensus of the CFD? The issue being discussed was depopulation of numerous

articles that used it for no reason.--Hooperbloob 14:10, 16 August 2005 (UTC)

Yes, I am quite sure. I have been doing CFD for quite awhile, and I'm one of the main maintenance editors. You can goto WP:CFD and look at to be emptied/moved. The only things not being deleted, per consensus, are the sub-cats. I am not the admin who closed it, so I am following directions to the letter for cleanup. Who?¿? 18:27, 16 August 2005 (UTC)
Hi, I just wanted to appologize if I came off a bit rash. Its difficult to do some of the mass re-cat's, and I try to do the best I can in proper cat'ing and fixing errors as I go. That particular CFD was not so cut & dry. We collaborated and thought it should probably be deleted, but I compared it to other cat's and kept it with its current config. Thanks for your input. Cheers. Who?¿? 01:55, 17 August 2005 (UTC)

Minor edits[edit]

Remember to mark your edits as minor only when they genuinely are (see Wikipedia:Minor edit). "The rule of thumb is that an edit of a page that is spelling corrections, formatting, and minor rearranging of text should be flagged as a 'minor edit'." (Thanks for your contributions, major and minor!) -Willmcw 20:03, 10 October 2005 (UTC)

Sports page articles[edit]

Thanks for the comment - I'd like to refer you to Wikipedia talk:Centralized discussion/Sports results, where you'd see my arguments for the inclusion of these. I'd also like to point out that these articles will be merged into season reviews at some point later this year. Sam Vimes 18:00, 16 October 2005 (UTC)

Lens categorization[edit]

I see you have been involved in the categorization of lenses. I have moved all of the photographic lenses (and category:lenses by type) to a new category, category:photographic lenses, to separate them from other types of lens and allow me to reduce clutter and better orgainize category:optics.--Srleffler 22:14, 22 October 2005 (UTC)

Thats fine, and thanks for letting me know. However, I believe that category:lenses by type should be positioned above category:photographic lenses and below Category:Lenses since this keeps them organized by their usage and application. We probably also need a lens type category for (opthamological lenses?) i.e. glasses, contact lenses.. --Hooperbloob 22:51, 22 October 2005 (UTC)
I do not think there is a need for a "lenses by type" category between category:Lenses and category:photographic lenses. Right now, everything in category:lenses by type is a photographic lens. If this level of organization is not needed anymore, those lenses could all be moved up into category:photographic lenses, and the former category could be deleted. I assumed this category was created because there are a lot of different kinds of camera lenses, and someone thought it might be useful to sort or organize them by type, so I left the category alone. --Srleffler 03:09, 23 October 2005 (UTC)
I have moved all the lenses out of category:lenses by type, to clear the way for deleting it. If it's still useful to organize lenses by type, I think it would be much better to make appropriately-named categories directly under category:lenses (e.g. photographic lenses, opthalmic lenses, etc.), or under category:photographic lenses (e.g. zoom lenses, wide-angle lenses, etc.) I don't actually think there are enough lenses right now to merit splitting up the categories. If the number of articles grows, it may be worthwhile later.--Srleffler 02:35, 25 October 2005 (UTC)
I was debating all this in my head the last few days. The reason the xxx-by-type was created was to separate the type of lens from the various models that the various fans write up. You can see how this is useful in helping to separate the various camera types Category:Cameras by type from the numerous cameras themselves (Category:cameras). In regards to the lenses I can't really see anything notable about the specific lenses listed so they're probably due for deletion. This would render the need for Category:Lenses by type moot for the time being. And yes, if it was to return we'd probably name it Category:Photographic lenses by type to be more accurate. --Hooperbloob 02:59, 25 October 2005 (UTC)

Cricketer category[edit]

Hi. You deleted the "English cricketers" category from Jim Parks senior. The consensus in Wikiproject:Cricket is that there are separate categories for Test cricketers and for all cricketers from a country. I can see your logic that this is duplication, because it is, but maybe you should discuss on the Project talk page before making changes. And perhaps you'd like to join the project as a contributor. You'd be very welcome. :-) Johnlp 13:09, 25 December 2005 (UTC)

Blender animation[edit]

Thanks, I'll be working on that Jfreyre


Thanks for catching that removal of the category. I'm usually more careful than that. --GraemeL (talk) 13:46, 31 December 2005 (UTC)

Coleman and hot tubs[edit]

Thanks for deleting my comment about Coleman and hot tubs; you'd think I would have remembered my comment since it finally inspired me to start the hot tub article, but I guess the old neurons are getting old! :-)

Atlant 15:58, 30 January 2006 (UTC)


On User talk:Dino you note,

Why did you see fit to remove the example I added? Just because it appeared on a Slashdot thread?

Oh, maybe I was a bit nasty. But a observation by one person slashdot? Shouldn't we use more solid references?

dino 19:45, 30 January 2006 (UTC)

Please check your WP:NA entry[edit]

Greetings, editor! Your name appears on Wikipedia:List of non-admins with high edit counts. If you have not done so lately, please take a look at that page and check your listing to be sure that following the particulars are correct:

  1. If you are an admin, please remove your name from the list.
  2. If you are currently interested in being considered for adminship, please be sure your name is in bold; if you are opposed to being considered for adminship, please cross out your name (but do not delete it, as it will automatically be re-added in the next page update).
  3. Please check to see if you are in the right category for classification by number of edits.

Thank you, and have a wiki wiki day! BD2412 T 05:09, 17 February 2006 (UTC)


yes, i'm planning on getting to it and making them more in-depth. i might not get to tonight but it's a project i'll be working on. -{{}} 06:45, 6 March 2006 (UTC) actually, i'm going to bed now. but my plan is to create stubs and then articles for all the high schools in Jackson County, MO, and then the neighboring counties. {{}} 06:51, 6 March 2006 (UTC)

Rather that document all the schools in your area I would suggest picking a few interesting ones and seeing if you can come up with some compelling content for them first before starting on any others. Its much better to have a few great articles than a lot of mediocre ones.--Hooperbloob 07:04, 6 March 2006 (UTC)

Well, what i'm also hoping will happen is that it will allow others who aren't wiki-savvy to add in. for those who are just popping in and want to see if there's something new with thier school, they wouldn't know where to begin in creating thier own article and stubs allow them to add on what they know. --{{}} 17:50, 10 March 2006 (UTC)

Mea culpa[edit]

  • My abject appologies for accusing you of vandalism on Hermogenes of Priene; the attribution was incorrect and entirely my fault. MarcoTolo 02:57, 11 March 2006 (UTC)
Apology accepted, happy editing!--Hooperbloob 20:54, 11 March 2006 (UTC)

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Hooperbloob, have you thought about something to put on your userpage? JFW | T@lk 18:24, 22 March 2006 (UTC)

I thought about it, once, then found it more helpful to me to be without since it makes my id stand out in red in history lists - much easier for me to spot. Practicality trumps vanity as I mentioned to someone else.  :) --Hooperbloob 21:42, 22 March 2006 (UTC)

Noise subcategorie[edit]

You wrote:

All of your articles on noise weighting & measurement seem to be scattered across a number of noise & sound-related categories. I'd suggest creating a new category for them but I'm flummoxed as to an appropriate name for them that would properly capture their semantics. Perhaps Category:Noise quantification ? --Hooperbloob 17:43, 1 April 2006 (UTC)

I find that many many articles have no category or lack appropriate categories. I do not find categories very useful for searching, which is why I have introduced the Wikipedia:Root page concept, which 'ties down' a page to a central topic with easy navigation around the whole topic. Perhaps you would take a look at it - we need support to make it policy. I wouldn't bother with 'noise quantification', after all, most pages list multiple categories. The main one needed is Noise. --Lindosland 18:06, 1 April 2006 (UTC)

Ocey Snead[edit]

She is two of the three because of a marriage back into the same family. I'll double check and rewrite to eliminate the wrong one. The relationship is clomplex, and most of the information has come from primary documents. Maybe I need to put the relationship into a genealogical program so that the relationships are clearer to me. Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) 18:35, 8 April 2006 (UTC)

Which line had the bad information in it?

Maxims on authoritarianism[edit]

I was hoping you might be able to provide some references for this article, since it doesn't have any. --Cheapestcostavoider 07:17, 25 April 2006 (UTC)

Please make sure your hyphenation makes sense[edit]

You added some hyphens to the articles Quarter-comma meantone, Syntonic comma, and Schismatic temperament that made no sense. Apparently you assumed e.g. "four fifths" meant the fraction 4/5 so you hyphenated it "four-fifths", but if you had actually read it and understood the context, you would have seen it meant "four intervals of a fifth", so it makes no sense to hyphenate it. No harm done, but please be more careful in the future. —Keenan Pepper 16:48, 26 May 2006 (UTC)

Your recent removal of categories from Relief valve[edit]

You recently removed Category:Chemical engineering and Category:Mechanical engineering from the Relief valve article because it was your personal judgement that they were not relevant enough. You are obviously not an experienced engineer if you don't know that 95% or more of the relief valves used in industrial plants are designed, specified and ordered to be installed by chemical and mechanical engineers. If you don't know that, then you should not be imposing your personal judgements as to the relevancy of categories in engineering or technical articles. If a category link is broken, or duplicated in a sub-category, or misplaced, or mis-spelled ... then by all means go ahead and fix them or remove them. But please stop imposing your unilateral personal judgements as to their relevancy. - mbeychok 04:47, 23 June 2006 (UTC)

Bicycle physics[edit]

The article, now titled Bicycle and motorcycle dynamics, has been nominated for FA. Since you've worked on it in the past, would you care take a look at it again? AndrewDressel 01:40, 29 June 2006 (UTC)

Cagiva Ducati stock[edit]

Do you have any proof that Cagiva own/ed no stock, because I have an interview with the younger Castiglioni from 1997 lamenting that TPG had misrepresented the transaction to the US media, that Cagiva still had 20 to 30 percent of the stock, and were still involved. Please let me know if you have any definitive references on this. I'm on someone elses computer, and not logged in, but am user Seasalt. 10:15, 27 September 2006 (UTC)

I think you've mis-assigned the Cagiva edits in the Ducati article to me, I don't know anything about the corporate history of Cagiva or their interaction with Ducati, sorry! --Hooperbloob 10:44, 27 September 2006 (UTC)

William Nygaard and cleanup-tag[edit]

You added a cleanup-tag to the William Nygaard article with the following changelog entry:

wikification but references need treatment as well

I have now changed the references into footnotes. Are there other things that should be cleaned up, or can the cleanup-tag be removed? Dash 11:30, 11 October 2006 (UTC)

Looks pretty good to me, good job! --Hooperbloob 22:32, 12 October 2006 (UTC)
Thanks for the nice words! The cleanup tag is now gone. Dash 14:51, 15 October 2006 (UTC)

Nose cone design comparison table[edit]

Thanks for the suggestion, I have added a comparison section to the article. --Ruleke 15:40, 2 November 2006 (UTC)

Edit to Carbon Footprint[edit]

Please do not add nonsense to Wikipedia, as you did to Carbon footprint. It is considered vandalism. If you would like to experiment, use the sandbox. Thank you. A link to the edit I have reverted can be found here: link. If you believe this edit should not have been reverted, please contact me. Bezking TalkContribs 23:21, 27 December 2006 (UTC)

A few things: 1. Did you not see the ominous warning posted on the diff?. I reported the edit because I didn't pay attention to the fact that the user who wrote that warning had no UserPage, and thought that he was an admin, ore something trying to do something. If I had seen that, I probably would have hit the "Not Vandalisim" button, and probably would have talked to that guy. 2. The link looked suspicious (!!????) and It didnt immediatley occur to me to actually CHECK the link. -- A very sory Bezking TalkContribs 00:10, 28 December 2006 (UTC)
Not a problem. Just because someone posted a hidden notice/warning on a page doesn't mean the intended approach is valid, they were probably just tired of cleaning up nonsense links from earlier contributors. I'll let you re-revert the article back then.--Hooperbloob 00:30, 28 December 2006 (UTC)
Done! --Bezking TalkContribs 00:46, 28 December 2006 (UTC)

A request for assistance[edit]

Would you support the concept of moving the Earhart "myths" to a separate page or article? The reason for my suggesting this is that the main article should be an accurate and scholarly work while the speculation and conspiracy theories surrounding the disappearance of Amelia Earhart are interesting, they belong in a unique section. Most researchers, as you know, discount the many theories and speculation that has arisen in the years following her last flight. Go onto the Earhart discussion page and register your vote/comments...and a Happy New Year to you as well. Bzuk 03:02 3 January 2007 (UTC).

Category:Prize winners / and related cats[edit]

Hi Hooperbloob, I've been working on the various Awards categories for a while now, and have proposed to merge Category:Recipients of formal honors, Category:Prize winners, and Category:Award winners together. It looks like you're the first editor of the Category:Prize winners, so if you have some thoughts about the proposal please join in. Wikipedia:Categories for discussion/Log/2007 January 9#Category:Prize winners and Wikipedia:Categories for discussion/Log/2007 January 9#Category:Prizes . Best, lquilter 04:31, 11 January 2007 (UTC)

Orphaned fair use image (Image:LetsGoToPrisonSoap.jpg)[edit]

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Hi, i,m looking for the english frase for heart on heart or center to center to measere the distance between two pins, can you help me out ? thanks. reg . Mion 00:37, 2 March 2007 (UTC)

CfD nomination of Category:Commercial aviation[edit]

I have nominated Category:Commercial aviation (edit | talk | history | links | watch | logs) for deletion. Your opinions on the matter are welcome; please participate in the discussion by adding your comments at the discussion page. Thank you. Russavia 05:40, 25 July 2007 (UTC)

Talk:Caterpillar, Inc.[edit]

Your comments on the issue of military conversions in Israel might be useful here. Eleland 20:24, 5 August 2007 (UTC)

Willard Gibbs Award[edit]

I removed the context tag you added to Willard Gibbs Award. I hope the article has sufficient context now. Carcharoth 12:20, 12 October 2007 (UTC)


I don't know why u keep changing Hydraulic Torque Wrench I have added the competitors photo. Did you not see that? I am not (TTT)ing as you say, if you go to the very first creation of the page you can see I created it first. You should report the other users for TTTing. I have modified it. Don't just spam me with warnings talk to me. Industrial Torque tools —Preceding unsigned comment added by Industrial Torque Tools (talkcontribs) 13:42, 31 October 2007 (UTC)

Regarding spam warnings I think you have confused me with someone else. The article looks acceptable now but for the redundant categories. I'm more interested in keeping the article trimmed down to just the essentials, no need to include explanations about torque, etc, those can be had by following the existing links. Regarding categories, we try to park articles into the most specific categories to avoid creating parent categories that have so many articles that they lose meaning. I.e. all wrenches are in the Category:Wrenches, no need to also put them in the parent Category:Tools or others. Thanks for the article! --Hooperbloob 20:32, 31 October 2007 (UTC)

Merger proposed: Control valve cavitation → Flow control valve[edit]

It has been proposed to merge the content of Control valve cavitation into Flow control valve. Since you have previously edited one of these articles, I thought you might be interested. You're welcome to participate in the discussion if you like. --B. Wolterding 14:34, 1 December 2007 (UTC)

Exmoor & Exmoor Forest[edit]

Hi, You have previously edited the Exmoor Forest article and I'd like to ask your thoughts on merging it with Exmoor which is much more substantial & does include something on the history of the royal forest. I don't think the Exmoor Forest adds anything that the Exmoor article doesn't but wanted to canvass opinion before merging them & redirecting the Forest article to the main Exmoor article.— Rod talk 14:41, 3 December 2007 (UTC)

AfD nomination of Jessica Pacheco Calvente[edit]

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An article that you have been involved in editing, Jessica Pacheco Calvente, has been listed for deletion. If you are interested in the deletion discussion, please participate by adding your comments at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Jessica Pacheco Calvente. Thank you. BJBot (talk) 20:15, 29 December 2007 (UTC)


I have reverted your inappropriate removal of a valid category tag from Carburetor. Your edit summary (rm auto parts cat, no need to capture every last engine part) is puzzling and contrary, for the purpose of the auto parts category is to encompass articles about auto parts, and carburetors qualify as such. If you perceive some valid reason in accordance with Wikipedia policy why Carburetor should be excluded from the auto parts category, please discuss your point of view on the talk page and obtain consensus before removing the article from the category again. Thank you for being a coöperative Wikipedian. --Scheinwerfermann (talk) 15:59, 8 February 2008 (UTC)

Marty Munsch[edit]

I'm having a go at MM right now. He kept adding US Chaos to the Ritz article, and himself to The Clash & Joe Strummer. It's evident he wrote his entire article himself. He should at least have the grace to accept the tags, eh? If you'd keep an eye on it and revert him next time he removes them, we'll get him on WP:3RR. Wwwhatsup (talk) 10:16, 19 February 2008 (UTC)

Little context in Category:Ducati motorcycle images[edit]

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"Kill A Watt" AfD[edit]

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Image licensing[edit]

Hey there...

I am going through a number of images that have some minor licensing issues. I came across Image:OpenCollectorRelayDriver whiteBackground.png which you uploaded. The licensing on this image is not complete as it was uploaded many years ago. I wonder if you could follow the link to the image page and correct the licensing with a GFDL license (or other free license). If you have any questions or issues, please drop me a note on my talk page. Thanks. --Jordan 1972 (talk) 23:18, 6 October 2008 (UTC)


Please excuse me if I am editig incorrectly. I'm trying to respond (under "Torpex") to the question about the meaning of "Secondary Explosive": High explosives are catregorized as "Primary" or "Secondary". Primary explosives are those that covert from "deflagration" (burning) to detonation with little or no confinement, while Secondary high explosives require a "primer" and/or "booster" to properly detonate. Mercury Fulminate would be an example of a primary while TNT and Glycerol tri-nitrate (Nitroglycerine) would be secondaries. Abockhau (talk) 12:51, 15 October 2008 (UTC)
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recategorising nozzles[edit]

IMO, sorry, but you've made a real mess of it. A lot of the nozzles are very specific to rocketry and you've completely removed them from rocketry categories.- Wolfkeeper 18:50, 24 March 2010 (UTC)

Not a problem...then they deserve their own sub-category "Rocket nozzles" --Hooperbloob (talk) 20:31, 24 March 2010 (UTC)

Judy Wood[edit]

The page I created on Judy Wood is not a Resume.

She is the ONLY 9/11 researcher ever to file her evidence with a court of law, and one of her court cases made it all the way to the Supreme Court.

See the references in the article if you don't believe me.

She is very notable, and she is fighting for ALL OF US. I cannot believe you call the article a Resume, when it is far from that.

You are doing a disservice to Wikipedia by trying to censor the amazing and important research of Dr. Judy Wood.

Please knock it off.


Abraham Hafiz Rodriguez 05:33, 9 April 2010 (UTC)

While we always appreciate new contributions on Wikipedia, your article in its current form reads more like a puff piece with dubious links to Judy's own website. You're going to face an uphill battle trying to maintain it as is. For example, just about the only relevant category that applies to the article is one you haven't listed: Category:9/11 conspiracy theorists. --Hooperbloob (talk) 05:52, 9 April 2010 (UTC)

Dr. Judy Wood Notability[edit]

Isn't this a notable secondary source though?

Dr. Wood was invited to present her research on the very popular radio show, 'We Ourselves', hosted by Ambrose Lane. The radio station is WPFW 89.3 - Washington, D.C. The interview is all over the internet, but a direct link to it is here:

Please let me know. Thank you.

'''Abraham Hafiz Rodriguez''' (talk) 00:43, 10 April 2010 (UTC)

I would give Judy Woods a rest, seriously. Your own credibility over the topic has put her and you on the radar of a number of people and even if you came up with really good references from the NYTimes or Bloomberg you wouldn't be able to create the article anyways - the name is has been blocked for a while. If you really want to pursue it then I'd suggest creating a private page of your own to develop it. Nobody would fiddle with it and you can craft it until its acceptable. I could help you there. But the comments of the others are still very valid.--Hooperbloob (talk) 03:46, 10 April 2010 (UTC)
The two reasons given for the deletion of the content was: 1. She is not notable. 2. Copyright violation.
I have copy right permission from her personally, and I was going to have her email the permissions list until all this happened.
As for a notability, Dr. Wood is the only 9/11 researcher ever to file her evidence in a court of law, and her court case made it all the way to the Supreme court. She discusses her research and the court cases on the very popular Washington DC Radio Station WPFW 89.3, on the Ambrose Lane 'We Ourselves' show. There are many other places she has presented, but this is one of the most mainstream and credible places.
Considering that Dr. Wood has done more to bring about truth and justice regarding 9/11 than many other 9/11 researchers who are mentioned in the 9/11 Truth Movement, I think some information about her should be added to the 9/11 Truth Movement wikipedia page.
'''Abraham Hafiz Rodriguez''' (talk) 05:28, 10 April 2010 (UTC)
Ok, editing another article on the overall subject is a better place to start. Just be aware that print-oriented sources are preferred as these are much easier to verify - radio programs are ephemeral. Once an article grows too large then editors can agree to spawn off subsections into other articles. Just stay away from Judy Woods on her own for the time being.--Hooperbloob (talk) 14:45, 10 April 2010 (UTC)


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Battery metrics (article in development)[edit]

There are a number of metrics that denote the relative capabilities of various batteries.

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charge rate  ?  ? performance higher is better
cycle life # # economics more is better cycles until level < 80% of original capacity
energy density kWh/lb MJ/kg performance higher is better
impedance performance lower is better
power density kWh/lb W/m^3 performance higher is better See also power-to-weight ratio
self-discharge  % / month  % / month economics lower is better
temperature range deg F deg C wider is better

Great Salad Oil Swindle[edit]

An anon seems to have started this article... was it actually you? If so, I'm thinking of turning it back into a redirect, and having a section on the book in the main article. Thoughts? Maury Markowitz (talk) 11:38, 8 February 2011 (UTC)

I didn't start it, looks like I just wikified it a bit but you're right, the Tino De Angelis article holds most of the meat. I'd say go ahead with the redirect + book section. --Hooperbloob (talk) 11:20, 14 February 2011 (UTC)

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My English teacher is going to laugh at me when I cite you cx my paper is serious and hooper bloob is going to be in the middle of it 😂 Tr3x1027 (talk) 09:15, 16 September 2016 (UTC)

Sounds good, just remember my name is a single word :) Which article are you referencing?--Hooperbloob (talk) 01:14, 19 September 2016 (UTC)

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Past-tenses are not used on articles for discontinued products per MOS:TENSE. ViperSnake151  Talk  16:24, 9 August 2017 (UTC)

Sounds good, thanks for the tip & link --Hooperbloob (talk) 19:07, 9 August 2017 (UTC)

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