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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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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September 2016[edit]

Continually reinserting material that is not a feature of the Active shutter 3D system into that article is disruptive editing and a good way to an editing block. As the restoring editor, if you restore it again, you well need to produce a reference that it is a feature of that system (per WP:BURDEN). You won't be able to, of course, because it isn't. --Elektrik Fanne 14:58, 1 September 2016 (UTC)

I simply cannot understand your position. It is essential to elaborate that the “advantage” of the active shutter 3D system is often not realized. My edit has not been disruptive. I have provided a link to show that the system in question is not always realized as the description implies (“can retain full resolution”), that is, full resolution is not always retained. It is difficult to understand why you are so keen to hide such a fact. It is normal to complement information and detailed facts in an encyclopædia. I find your deletions disruptive, and will not accept them. --Mlang.Finn (talk) 15:26, 1 September 2016 (UTC)
Mostly answered at the article talk page as it is relevant to the article.
As for disruptive editing: you put the claim back but failed to provide a valid reference. That is disruptive editing by definition (Item 2 of WP:DISRUPTSIGNS). It is not disruptive to remove material not supported by a valid reference - verifiability is a core policy of Wikipedia. --Elektrik Fanne 16:52, 1 September 2016 (UTC)

Notice of Edit warring noticeboard discussion[edit]

Information icon Hello. This message is being sent to inform you that there is currently a discussion involving you at Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/Edit warring regarding a possible violation of Wikipedia's policy on edit warring. Thank you. --Elektrik Fanne 12:19, 12 September 2016 (UTC)

Sept 2016[edit]

Stop icon You may be blocked from editing without further warning the next time you add unsourced material to Wikipedia. --Elektrik Fanne 16:04, 17 September 2016 (UTC)

Now you are being disgraceful and dishonest. You yourself deleted a source from the article in question, but I restored it once again. You are waging a very lonely war against one advantageous edit. So please stop your threatening. --Mlang.Finn (talk) 15:36, 18 September 2016 (UTC)

A kitten for you![edit]

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Hi Mlang.Finn, for the article Djibi, the Kitten.Face-smile.svg

Coolabahapple (talk) 00:01, 4 October 2016 (UTC)

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