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mountain meadows editing
just want them to tell the truth about the mormons killing all those people at mountain meadows.
- Your conspiracy theory falls apart as the lead changes you are protesting were made in 2012, not 2004. Furthermore, Romney's runs were in 2008 and 2012. As noted in the linked discussion, I was involved in that discussion, and I assure you I have no interest in giving the Mormon church PR, as my edit history can attest. So accusing me of being part of a conspiracy won't get you very far. May I instead suggest you address the points made in the debate if you feel the lead should be changed. Dave (talk) 00:36, 25 January 2014 (UTC)
conspiracy theory oh please. I did not accuse you so settle down and Romney ran for president as soon as bush started his 2nd term. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 00:34, 27 January 2014 (UTC)
Hi I saw your post on Talk:Cyberpower678 because this URL is blacklisted on another page (Jiaozhou Bay Bridge) and I was wondering you mentioned "I see the investigation is ongoing" .. do you know where that is? -- GreenC 16:27, 3 April 2014 (UTC)
- Apparently all sites owned by "Kable", a UK based aggregater site have been blacklisted, including this one. The discussion is going in at , but you have to scroll down a bit. It seems like the pendulum swung too far on this one. Dave (talk) 16:49, 3 April 2014 (UTC)
Request for comment
Hello there, a proposal regarding pre-adminship review has been raised at Village pump by here is very much appreciated. Many thanks. Jim Carter through MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 06:46, 28 May 2014 (UTC). Your comments
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Hey! Hope all is well. If you get a chance, could you take a look at I-8? It's at ACR right now, but if you don't have time for a full review, that's okay. It's the most complex article I've done, so I'm a bit unsure about it. --Rschen7754 05:31, 28 June 2014 (UTC)
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Yet another User:Link Smurf sock
- Thanks got it. Sigh, this guy is persistant, I'll give him that.Dave (talk) 02:17, 19 May 2016 (UTC)
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First Transcontinental Railroad
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DYK nomination of 1939 City of San Francisco Derailment
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- Thanks for the feedback. I have tried to abbreviate the hook and caption without losing meaning.Dave (talk) 06:44, 15 June 2017 (UTC)
Interstate 510 Arizona
Hi Moabdave, you recently left a message on my talk page regarding to I-510 ever being sighed, and did I have further information. Unfortunately, I do not. I did not add the part of I-510 formally existing on State Route 51 article, I only added the info box. If you feel it never existed you can remove I-510 designation off the article.Geography240 (talk) 22 June 2017 (UTC)
- I was just curious. It's been a problem with that article ever since I joined Wikipedia, and has been removed and re-added several times. I was hoping you had a source that helped clear things up so the issue could be resolved for once and for all.Dave (talk) 15:50, 22 June 2017 (UTC)
DYK for 1939 City of San Francisco derailment
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