User talk:Mattytay

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==Boston Legal/Selected biography==

I have added a "{{prod}}" template to the article Boston Legal/Selected biography, suggesting that it be deleted according to the proposed deletion process. All contributions are appreciated, but I don't believe it satisfies Wikipedia's criteria for inclusion, and I've explained why in the deletion notice (see also "What Wikipedia is not" and Wikipedia's deletion policy). You may contest the proposed deletion by removing the {{dated prod}} notice, but please explain why you disagree with the proposed deletion in your edit summary or on its talk page. Also, please consider improving the article to address the issues raised. Even though removing the deletion notice will prevent deletion through the proposed deletion process, the article may still be deleted if it matches any of the speedy deletion criteria or it can be sent to Articles for Deletion, where it may be deleted if consensus to delete is reached. 172.165.180.207

License tagging for Image:BL Halloween.jpg[edit]

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Serie A 2007-08[edit]

Please stop adding "Result" sections on this article. The next Serie A list of teams is not definitive yet (there are still two places to fill, Napoli has never been promoted) and you cannot use fair use club logos on that article. Do it when the teams are definitive, not before. --Angelo 13:56, 5 June 2007 (UTC)

Unblock IP address NOW[edit]

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Could someone please unblock this IP address as it I am working from a University, and somebody has blocked the whole IP address for the whole uni and not just the user that disobeyed the wikirules!!! mattytay 09:50, 18 June 2007 (UTC)

We need the IP.—Ryūlóng (竜龍) 10:05, 18 June 2007 (UTC)
I think its 131.217.6.6. I'm not quite sure... mattytay 10:42, 18 June 2007 (UTC)

Portal links in article space[edit]

Please see WP:LAYOUT#See also about placement of Portal links (See also). Regards, SandyGeorgia (Talk) 19:12, 25 June 2007 (UTC)

What about Portal Links? There's nothing about Portal Links on your link! mattytay 05:43, 27 June 2007 (UTC)
IIRC, you were placing an autism portal at the top of many articles; per Layout (see link above), portals belong in See also. SandyGeorgia (Talk) 17:33, 29 June 2007 (UTC)
Thanks, it makes more sense now!!! mattytay 17:36, 29 June 2007 (UTC)
Sorry to put you through the extra work :-) SandyGeorgia (Talk) 17:38, 29 June 2007 (UTC)


Regarding Trivia[edit]

In response to your query, I shall direct you to one of several trivia debates here. If you look through the discussion archives, you can find more such discussions. The fact is that so-called "trivia" sections are just that - trivial, and add nothing of factual importance to the article. As a result, Wikiproject Automobiles is phasing out "trivia" sections from all automotive articles. The most factually significant bits of information will be incorporated into the article itself, but the list itself must be removed, along with pop culture references (including film appearances and celebrity owners), which have been vetoed by members of the project. We thank you for your cooperation. Jagvar 05:16, 2 July 2007 (UTC)

Image source problem with Image:Adcblogo.gif[edit]

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Disputed fair use rationale for Image:FK Pelister Logo.jpg[edit]

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Image:Matchbox20a.JPG listed for deletion[edit]

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Your Opinion Needed........[edit]

Your opinion is need for consensus, as to whether some new sections should be added to the article or not. While this is currently a hot issue on Dubai's talk page, me and User:AreJay are more or less on a deadlock on this issues of adding these new section, namely ...

  • Entertainment (Dubai is certainly a hub for concerts, musical shows, shopping festivals, bustling cinema's showing Bollywood and Hollywood's latest films and much more for the entertainment in Dubai, after its the sources of entertainment that attracts tourists to Dubai, or what attracts them, OIL ? )
  • Sports (Dubai is famous for hosting games from tennis championships to cricket from rugby to horse races that earn dubai alot of money and and it often got flooded by sports lovers)


  • Architecture (with sub-headings Skyline or cityscape and Parks , Its not any thing which is not famous, Dubai, no doubt have one of the most magnificent and fastest growing skyline in world, it have Architecture that are no doubt modern wonders of the world, the article should have its section, with main link to their main articles, after all can any one imagine the article of alexander the great with out his splendid conquests ?, so why Dubai with out its crown ?)


  • Tourism (Dubai is 8th most visited city in the world, and have several tourist attractions and events that attracts million of visitors every years, while all other most visited cities like Newyork, London, Bangkok have this section, Dubai's article is deprived of it, a section must be introduced by the heading tourism and their a brief introduction must be given with a main link to Tourism in Dubai. )


To give a summary of mine and User:Arejay's discussion, let me tell you that the above headings are suggested by me and they are also included in several feature article in wikipedia like....


These headings are strongly opposed by User:Arejay and thus we had a deadlock, a third opinion is needed about whether these headings should be added or not. I dont know why some one who is honest with Dubai's article can oppose addition of such an important section. To me its like you are snatching a crown from Dubai, one of the most famous cities in the world, the article really dont pay a due coverage to dubai, and rather seem to me an article of any ordinary city in Persian gulf ! Colossal (talk) 18:36, 7 May 2009 (UTC)

MfD nomination of Portal:Boston Legal[edit]

Portal:Boston Legal, a page you substantially contributed to, has been nominated for deletion. Your opinions on the matter are welcome; please participate in the discussion by adding your comments at Wikipedia:Miscellany for deletion/Portal:Boston Legal and please be sure to sign your comments with four tildes (~~~~). You are free to edit the content of Portal:Boston Legal during the discussion but should not remove the miscellany for deletion template from the top of the page; such a removal will not end the deletion discussion. Thank you. Magioladitis (talk) 17:55, 23 September 2009 (UTC)

ArbCom elections are now open![edit]

Hi,
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