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Image copyright problem with Image:21020061519341.jpg[edit]

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I re-tagged this image as having no known license status, I find no evidence anywhere that this image has been released to the public domain as you claimed. --Sherool (talk) 00:46, 29 April 2007 (UTC)

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STOP the vandalism[edit]

I understand your enthusiasm for UNC, but you WILL stop vandalizing the UVA basketball article. Whether you like it or not, there is no such thing as a tiebreaker for the mythical regular-season championship. Perhaps our loss will convince you to find somewhere else to go play. 1995hoo 03:09, 10 March 2007 (UTC)

You posted this to my talk: "I am NOT vandalizing the UVA basketball page. I fixed incorrect information, that's all. I hate UNC. UVA is not regular season ACC champ. I am a big Cavs fan. Let me explain something. The regular season title is unofficial and is only meant to determine the #1 seed in the ACC tourney. They can't have two #1 seeds. So a tiebreaker comes into effect to determine the 1 seed and thus the regular season champion. This year it is UNC which, sadly during the regular season, beat UVA."
I will take you at your word, but you're wrong. The tiebreaker doesn't apply to a "regular season title," which, as you note, is indeed unofficial. The tiebreaker applies ONLY to the seeding, and the schools that finished tied for first (this year, UVA and UNC) can both claim to be "co-champions." The ACC's media guide bears this out. I cannot link you directly to the source, but please take a look at the second page of the PDF linked here: [1] If that link doesn't work, then go here [2] and click the "Pages 77-103" link and go to the second page. This is the ACC's media guide for the season that ends tomorrow. Look at the second column on the page I reference and take note of 1956, 1959, 1960, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1995, and 2001. In particular, note 1995, where four teams (including UVA) finished 12-4 and were "regular season co-champions." The ACC have always been pansies about breaking ties in any sport; consider the 1989 and 1995 UVA football teams, both of whom beat the teams tied with them in the standings (Duke and FSU, respectively), but both of whom were deemed "co-champions" by the league, to the point where the ACC allowed the Bowl Alliance to take FSU over UVA in 1995 because there was no tiebreaker. If your argument were correct, then only one school would be listed in the media guide column I reference. (While it is an unofficial thing, any time a team picked to finish 8th ends up tied for 1st it's a notable achievement.) 1995hoo 15:39, 10 March 2007 (UTC)

NCAA Tourney de-linking[edit]

I'm not sure I agree with your assessment on 2007 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament that "Since the teams are already stated above it is redundant and not necessary to wikilink them." It's OK to have multiple links to the same article on a page. According to Wikipedia:Manual of Style (links), a good guideline is to include the same link only once per subsection. The article followed this guideline before you removed all the links. That's why the team name was a link in the first round, but not later rounds. Those links would have been redundant, but the first link in a particular subsection is not. As it stands, a reader has to scroll through most of the article to find the team link.

If you feel differently, let me know. Otherwise I'll add those links back in. --dantheox 19:55, 21 March 2007 (UTC)

WP:BIO and Deborah A. Yow[edit]

When creating articles please include sources. I have declined requesting a speedy deletion, as I will give you a chance to add sources to prove notability. Arbustoo 01:38, 31 March 2007 (UTC)

RE: 2007 Washington Nationals Editor[edit]

That's fine. Thank you. I was concerned about that slot being open. Also, if you want to edit the Orioles article, you can add your name to that, as well. --Ksy92003 20:49, 14 April 2007 (UTC)

2007 Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship[edit]

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2005-06 ACC Men's basketball season[edit]

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DC Meetup notice[edit]

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Commercial use of Image:Davidcoltart.gif[edit]

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Image copyright problem with Image:Davidcoltart.gif[edit]

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WP Zimbabwe[edit]

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Hi, Josephabradshaw, and welcome to WikiProject
Zimbabwe
!

We are a growing community of Wikipedia editors dedicated to identifying, categorizing, and improving articles relevant to Zimbabwe. Here are some points that may be helpful:

  • Our main aim is to help improve Zimbabwe-related articles, so if people ask for help with an article, please try your hardest to help them if you are able.
  • Most important discussions take place on the project's main discussion page; it is highly recommended that you watchlist it.
  • The project has several ongoing and developing activities, such as the current collaboration, which you are welcome to participate.
  • If you have another language besides English, please consider adding yourself to our translation section, to help us improve our foreign Zimbabwe topics.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask on the talk page, and we will be happy to help you.

Again, welcome! We hope you enjoy working on this project.

Mangwanani 08:58, 5 August 2007 (UTC)

WP Zimbabwe August 2007[edit]

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Please read the nomination text and help improve the article to featured article standard if you can.

Mangwanani 08:58, 5 August 2007 (UTC)

New HOD pages[edit]

Looks like you are off to a fine start. Election results boxes have already been done for districts 39, 40, 43, 44, 45, 46 and 47. Feel free to use them. I plan on doing boxes for Prince Georges County over the next three weeks. You can also link them to the current members of house of delegates list, or I can as you complete them. There is also a page (uncompleted) of 2006 election results. that page is linked to the districts mentioned above. Marylandstater 04:06, 12 August 2007 (UTC)

Revamp[edit]

Just to let you know, I have completely revamped the WikiProject Zimbabwe page so that it is more uniform to the layout and design of other WikiProjects. Please have a look and try to fill in any of the new sections created. Your help is much appreciated. Many thanks, Mangwanani 17:00, 27 August 2007 (UTC)

Bulawayo South Feedback[edit]

Hi, you asked for feedback on the Bulawayo South Consituency, so here are my opinions. The actual content is great. You have clearly done a lot of research into the elections and their results. Looking at other constituencies such as South Norfolk could we include a piece about the boundaries to complement the map. However, the map isnt visible in the article, only when you click on it. I can't seem to fix it though. I shall make a navigation template to swap between different constituencies, as seen in the Australian Constituencies and I will also include Infoboxes in the articles as you make them should you wish to spread the work load. But otherwise, I think that you have done a great job and keep it up. Thanks for your help. Mangwanani 10:05, 28 August 2007 (UTC)

Bulawayo South Feedback[edit]

Great work on the article,but it seems to border on the Member of Parliament,David Coltart.Is this about the constituency or the MP? mangqina-Mazondo 04:03, 29 August 2007 (UTC)

Template:Zimbabwe Constituency[edit]

Just had another look at it and I do realise what I had done. That was actually the first Infobox I made and trying to work out the syntax completely threw me and so it didnt come out as well as wished. Never mind, others can change where required. The main point is that we have one now for future articles. Mangwanani 10:34, 29 August 2007 (UTC)

WPZW September[edit]

Hi,

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Milton H. West[edit]

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RE: Your edit to Division of Gippsland[edit]

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Notice to all members of WikiProject Maryland[edit]

There are a few things going on right now in WikiProject Maryland that I thought all members should know about, especially the first one.

  • Not too long ago, Marylandstater raised the question of exactly how many members of the project are still active. For this reason, I'm asking everyone who is still active, and wants to remain in the project, to put an asterisk (*) after their username on the project's participants list. You have until the end of November 17, 2007 to do so, sometime after that, all the names that do not have an asterisk will be removed. This is just to clean up the ever expanding list. If you've been gone and come back to find that you've been removed from the list, don't take it personally, just re-add yourself! I won't feel bad at all if no one gets removed, in fact, it would be nice if all 30 members still consider themselves active. Also, this won't affect the two subprojects, but speaking of the subprojects...
  • As of sometime next week WikiProject Baltimore City College will be no more. Myself, Golem88991, and John Carter have decided to make it into a task force of WikiProject Maryland. If you have any objections, concerns, or comments, please post them in the talk page topic concerning this.

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  • I'm pleased to announce the creation of the Baltimore Task Force! Those interested in contributing to Wikipedia's numerous articles related to Maryland's largest city, now have a place to collaborate.
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I hope you read through all that ;). Thanks to all members for your contributions to the project's articles so far, let's keep up the good work!
Sincerely, -Jeff (talk) 05:55, 3 November 2007 (UTC)

Army Black Knights men's basketball[edit]

Hi there,

I noticed that you created Army Black Knights men's basketball but it doesn't have any content beyond the template. Could you please add some contact so it isn't deleted?--Thomas.macmillan (talk) 16:18, 24 November 2007 (UTC)

Proposed change to {{cbb link}}[edit]

I'd like your feedback on my proposal at Template Talk:cbb link. Hoof Hearted (talk) 14:44, 6 December 2007 (UTC)

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Eliot Spitzer[edit]

Please do not add nonsense to Wikipedia, as you did to the Eliot Spitzer page. It is considered vandalism. If you would like to experiment, use the sandbox. Thank you. Bearian (talk) 21:08, 11 March 2008 (UTC)

Listen, you said in your edit summary that there are "many articles" that say he attends synagogue regularly. That's nice -- cite them. You were actually removing a reference that was there already, and then asserting that you had references?? Nuh-uh. Also, "Very observant" is not encyclopedic. If he is very observant, the infobox would simply say "Jewish." That's how I've left it now. Please do not continue to delete the reference, or at least don't do so without providing a reference of your own. Thank you. --Jaysweet (talk) 21:14, 11 March 2008 (UTC)

McCarthy[edit]

the term parameter didn't work, you may have to cut and paste it from the template and tray again. --Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) (talk) 18:58, 17 March 2008 (UTC)

Second time fixed it. --Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) (talk) 21:59, 17 March 2008 (UTC)

Unjustified/unexplained content removal[edit]

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Villanova Wildcats men's basketball[edit]

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Wikipedia meetup[edit]

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Content removal[edit]

Why have you twice removed the in-line footnotes, references, and explanations for how teams earned bids to the 2008 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship? ([5] & [6]). Unless there is a good reason for removing this content I will be re-instating. As noted above on this page, using an edit summary is really appreciated to explain your edits. Mitico (talk) 00:29, 19 May 2008 (UTC)

Sports member listing[edit]

Hi im not sure if you've been told about this before but when you added your name to the WikiProject College Football members list, it wasn't placed in alphabetical order. I personally don't care if it is or not, I just noticed after I had done the same thing :) and wanted to let you know. See you around, (~JDM~) (talk) 06:48, 23 May 2008 (UTC)

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AfD nomination of List of White South Africans[edit]

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Tom Udall's religion: Mormon[edit]

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Eagles discography[edit]

Where is the discussion about certifications? Eric444 (talk) 04:02, 22 January 2009 (UTC)

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User Boxs[edit]

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Led Zeppelin discography[edit]

hello,

I am going to nominate this discography. Want you to be the co-nominator?-- ♫Greatorangepumpkin♫ T 14:33, 10 January 2011 (UTC)

Stellenbosch to bid for Wikimania 2012![edit]

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2015–16 Maryland Terrapins men's basketball team[edit]

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Statistical leaders[edit]

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