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Three-dollar bill[edit]

Please remember that when you nominate a redirect for deletion, you need to add {{rfd}} prior to the redirect on its page as well. I have tagged this one for you.

It looks like you have moved your talk page to a subpage (I'm guess you moved it along with your user page). I've disabled the redirect and changed it into a link to the subpage as an archive. I did that as new comments belong on your talk page so that they actually register as new messages. Let me know if you have questions. Thanks. -- JLaTondre 16:21, 30 July 2006 (UTC)

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Cat Icon[edit]

Ha, nice picture. Thank you very much. Happy editing to you! Teke 04:35, 1 August 2006 (UTC)

Magic Square tables[edit]

Hi, I noticed your request for assistance in the Magic square article. I tweaked your table code a bit to make the squares truly square, and formatted them to look like wiki tables. The code is cross browser, and should work nicely. Feel free to tweak it more if you'd like. Note that the width and height of the tables are in 'ems', which is a scalable unit, so the tables scale with font size changes. I've been using a width of '8em' for 4 column tables, and '6em' for 3 column tables, basically, two ems for each column or row. Hope this helps! Phidauex 18:03, 3 August 2006 (UTC)

Pac-Man[edit]

Hello! I don't know if you're still interesting in working on the article, but I remembered you tried to make a push on WP:CVG for more editors on Pac-Man (which is how it came to my attention). Over the last couple of weeks I've put a lot of work into the article, adding many references and trying to clean it up according to the (now even bigger) To-Do list made following the failed GA nomination. I just wanted to let you know that I've improved the article somewhat, but huge sections (particularly after the first page are still a bit of a mess. In any case, thanks for putting up the To-do list and other work so it was easy to pick up where you left off. I'm almost ready to pack it in myself, with the mountain of work that lays ahead to make the article reach GA and FA. --SevereTireDamage 20:44, 3 August 2006 (UTC)

Template:Infobox Arcade Game[edit]

Ack! That advice is for after you subst that template into an article.

That said, that really needs to be protected, since it needs to stay unchanged until it has been substed in all the articles in which it appears. - A Man In Bl♟ck (conspire | past ops) 04:50, 5 August 2006 (UTC)

Can't help with protection. Not an admin... yet. NeonMerlin 04:52, 5 August 2006 (UTC)
Actually, that was more or less talking to myself. I just protected it. - A Man In Bl♟ck (conspire | past ops) 04:53, 5 August 2006 (UTC)

TfD Question[edit]

Also posted in the discussion at Mergedisputed:

The debate is not being reopened, it is being rerun. Typically, if an appreciable period of time has elapsed, DRV will not reopen a debate, for precisely the reason you mention. Consider the template anew. Xoloz 21:39, 5 August 2006 (UTC)

Best wishes, Xoloz 21:39, 5 August 2006 (UTC)

Your suggestions[edit]

Thank you for taking the time to help us out, Merlin! I just wanted to reply on a couple of points, if you don't mind. You said:

  • Presumably, your clients give permission for their logos to be used on Wikipedia. You can indicate this by tagging your uploads {withpermission} as well as {logo}. This will decrease the chance of the image's deletion and may make it easier to reproduce the image in other editions of Wikipedia.

Funny, I did do exactly that ({withpermission} as well as {logo}) on the image for the article on The Family and Workplace Connection, but it was flagged yesterday as needing more info on "fair use" criteria. I did update the image with several notes on why the logo is legitmately used in this space, so I hope that does the trick. Any other suggestions on how to keep our clientele's logos from being marked for deletion would be much appreciated.

You also said:

  • Some of the articles you work on, such as Rockfish Seafood Grill, fail to establish the importance of their subject matter. There must be dozens, maybe hundreds, of seafood chains with at least eight locations.

The Rockfish Seafood Grill is not a client of MyWikiBiz.com -- I was merely making a small edit to it in my "travels" on the site.

Thanks again for your help and support. -- MyWikiBiz 02:28, 8 August 2006 (UTC)

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Price discrimination[edit]

You added {{DisputedAssertion}} to Price discrimination [1], but I didn't see anything on its talk page. What was your issue? CRGreathouse (talkcontribs) 21:11, 9 August 2006 (UTC)

Upon further reflection, I decided my question was more likely to get an answer at the Reference Desk. I'll go remove the tag. NeonMerlin 23:19, 9 August 2006 (UTC)

MyWikiBiz discussion[edit]

Please join the new discussion at: "Paid to edit" dialogue -- MyWikiBiz 05:36, 13 August 2006 (UTC)


Orphaned fair use image (Image:MS Sam.ogg)[edit]

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extlinks[edit]

i've added a note at the top of the page, it is indeed very old :) kate.

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Congrats--Your talk page is on Google[edit]

LOL, Ouch! Search MyW{{i}}kiBiz-dot-com yourself. About 8 hits down you get this: User talk:NeonMerlin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Rockfish Seafood Grill is not a client of MyWikiBiz.com -- I was merely making a small edit to it in my "travels" on the site.' ...

Ahem! Suggest you vandalize that 'dot' word above where-ever it may occur. A judicious misspelling should do it. MiWykiBiz_com should just about do it! Good luck! // FrankB 17:30, 6 September 2006 (UTC)

Eight hits down? That's odd; I just searched, and it was only the 17th hit. (Still higher than one would expect; guess it's a PageRank quirk caused by all the links to this page from pages I've signed.) NeonMerlin 20:51, 6 September 2006 (UTC)
  • It sounds more likely that I didn't back up all the way from the seventh page... my bad! Cheers! // FrankB 00:40, 8 September 2006 (UTC)
    Back up? ...What do you mean? NeonMerlin 01:08, 8 September 2006 (UTC)

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Speech synthesis up for FAR[edit]

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2 or 4 should work Andman8 13:31, 30 November 2006 (UTC)

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Thanks at the Ref Desk[edit]

Thank you very much, fellow high schooler at your speedy quick help at the Reference Desk. I would give you a barnstar, but I'm only an IP...--24.76.255.207 04:06, 18 December 2006 (UTC)

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commenting out cats on my sandbox[edit]

Thanks for commenting out the categories on my sandbox. I was in the middle of rewriting something when I went to bed so I just copy-pasted and completely forgot about that. TStein 10:39, 20 December 2006 (UTC)


Reference Desk[edit]

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Your signature[edit]

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Category:Life simulation games[edit]

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This is what I keep getting when I try to use PockBot. I've tried disabling it, in order to enable it again and reset the status, but it won't disable itself either. Could you please post to my talk page once it's fixed?

Also, if I try to crawl a category that contains the same article in several subcategory paths, will Pockbot eliminate the duplicates? NeonMerlin 19:31, 3 January 2007 (UTC)

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Click here on talkheader[edit]

I reverted your recent edit to {{talkheader}}, for reasons I explain. Please see the discussion. I'd like your feedback on that talk page. Thanks. —DragonHawk (talk) 01:33, 10 January 2007 (UTC)

What is wrong in your opinion with using "start a new section" for a link? Your comments don't make that clear, the current version violates Wikipedia:Accessibiliy, and changes that violate guidelines require justification for doing so. NeonMerlin 05:02, 10 January 2007 (UTC)
The reason I am reverted your changes twice has nothing to do with the content of the template, but with your approach to the changes. I go into more detail on the template talk page. In the past, this template has been the subject of edit storms as everyone tinkers with it. That's bad for the servers, and has led to the template being protected in the past. I'm trying to forestall the edit storm by directing efforts towards talk first. You can go ahead and edit again if you like, and I will not revert again, but I can virtually guarantee somebody else is going to see the change on their favorite talk page and go and change it how they like, and then someone else will, and then the template gets protected, etc. • All that being said, I actually think you're on the right track with your latest change. But let's see what others think first, please, okay? —DragonHawk (talk) 05:16, 10 January 2007 (UTC)

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Also consider this that I just stumbled upon. Regards, Navou banter / review me 17:03, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

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  • (edit conflict) I have requested an usurpation of the user name N. I would appreciate it if you would change the one place you signed as N, Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Yu-Gi-Oh:_The_Abridged_Series with your curent signature. If you don't, and this request is approved, I will change it over to avoid confusion. Thanks. Nardman1 19:33, 20 May 2007 (UTC)
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Since this is a feature request for the MediaWiki application, try putting it on MediaWiki's bug tracker. NeonMerlin 00:36, 30 June 2007 (UTC)

Hello. You posted this (above) on the Village Pump proposals page, in response to my proposal about adding an Auto-Number feature for Charts and Tables to Wikipedia code. I really don't understand your post. Can you please explain it to me? Thanks a lot. I was told by a few others to post at the Village Pump proposals page. I took a look at the page you referred me to (Bugzilla). To me, that seemed like a page where users report bugs / mistakes in Wikipedia. But, I could be wrong. So, can you please expand on your reply to me, so that I have a better idea of what you are suggesting. Many thanks. Also ... PS ... please respond at my Talk Page, instead of the Village Pump proposals page, if possible. Thanks again (JosephASpadaro 17:02, 30 June 2007 (UTC))
Hi. I contacted you on June 30 (above) -- today is July 12, and I have not heard back from you. At this point, I am assuming that you do not intend to reply back to me or that you have been too busy to do so. Thanks anyway for directing me to Bugzilla. (JosephASpadaro 18:12, 12 July 2007 (UTC))

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Hey[edit]

Merlin, I would be willing to help in anything thta you need. I'm not 100% sure I know what you mean, however. You mean asking photographers to give us freely licensed pics, etc? If you want, email me, and maybe we can set up a meeting on IRC. sordonez@wikimedia.org. :)

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It seems your recent RD post deleted the previous comment made. This may have happened if you tried editing the "current article version" off the history. Someguy1221 20:41, 25 August 2007 (UTC)

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Discussion at Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Electronic music#Sub-project EDM[edit]

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