User talk:Mlang.Finn

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August 2010[edit]

Start hand.svg Hello, and welcome to Wikipedia. I noticed that your username, Mlang.at.elisanet.fi, may not meet Wikipedia's username policy because it appears to be an e-mail address, which are not valid as usernames. If you believe that your username does not violate our policy, please leave a note here explaining why. As an alternative, you may file for a change of username, or you may simply create a new account and use that for editing. Please let me know if you have any questions. Best wishes, Rje (talk) 18:08, 8 August 2010 (UTC)

I have used the same username in Finnish-language Wikipedia since 2006. In my opinion, this is not a proper e-mail address per se because there is no "@" involved, and this also makes it easier to recognize my contributions. --Mlang.at.elisanet.fi (talk) 13:29, 9 August 2010 (UTC)
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This account has been blocked indefinitely from editing Wikipedia because your username, Mlang.at.elisanet.fi, does not meet our username policy.

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Your request to be unblocked has been granted for the following reason(s):

Allowing username change to Mlang.Finn (talk · contribs). Please put this request in at Wikipedia:Changing username as soon as possible to avoid re-blocking.

Request handled by: JamesBWatson (talk)

Unblocking administrator: Please check for active autoblocks on this user after accepting the unblock request.

--Mlang.at.elisanet.fi (talk) 13:38, 14 September 2010 (UTC)

I am requesting comment from the blocking admin (unfortunately there is no "unblock-un on hold" template as yet; perhaps I should create one). I don't think we block email addresses on sight like we used to. Daniel Case (talk) 14:20, 14 September 2010 (UTC)

Comment: I was about to come here and unblock, but I see the user has already been unblocked. No objections from me! :) -- Cirt (talk) 15:58, 14 September 2010 (UTC)

Expanding Purge (novel)[edit]

Hey, I am going to expand Purge (novel) per Wikipedia:Manual of Style (novels). Want to help? You seem to be pretty well versed in the book. Sadads (talk) 17:59, 6 November 2010 (UTC)

January 2011[edit]

Information.png Welcome to Wikipedia. Please do not replace pages with blank content, as you did with this edit to Category:Films directed by Lucile Hadzihalilovic, as this is confusing to readers. The page's content has been restored for now. If there is a problem with the page, it should be edited or reverted to a previous version if possible; if you think the page should be removed entirely, see further information. Thank you. ” TeLeS (T @ L C S) 13:14, 30 January 2011 (UTC)

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July 2011[edit]

Thank you for your contributions to Wikipedia. Before saving your changes to an article, please provide an edit summary, which you forgot to do before saving your recent edit to Herr Pastor. Doing so helps everyone understand the intention of your edit (and prevents legitimate edits from being mistaken for vandalism). It is also helpful to users reading the edit history of the page. Thank you. Cognate247 (talk) 20:21, 16 July 2011 (UTC)

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Disputed non-free use rationale for File:Broen-3-series.jpg[edit]

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Orphaned non-free image File:TheWhiteReindeer.jpg[edit]

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