User talk:Nishkid64/Archive 21

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Cloning got vandalized again

Cloning got vandalized again

I reverted it, but I think you should consider protecting it again. Clemwang 18:20, 7 February 2007 (UTC)

It's much to early to re-protect the article. Pages tend to get vandalized again after unprotection, but the point of Wikipedia is that it is a free encyclopedia that anyone can edit. I'd prefer if you would wait until you see some high vandalism levels before re-requesting page protection. Nishkid64 21:55, 7 February 2007 (UTC)

Questions

I have questions about adminship (when I wanted to become one in December). One, when do you reccomend a person becoming an admin? Two, if I try to nominate myself again, will I replace the old RfA? Lastly, if I want to withdraw an RfA, how do I do that? Thanks, PikminloverWhitepik21.gifMeep! 19:51, 7 February 2007 (UTC)

Also, can I get full move protection on my userpage? Thanks, PikminloverWhitepik21.gifMeep! 23:58, 7 February 2007 (UTC)
If you nominate yourself, you will have to make a new RfA page. If you want to withdraw your RfA, you leave a message at the RfA page, and use the appropriate templates to close and remove it from WP:RFA. Btw, I personally don't think you're ready for adminship now. You only have 526 edits, and most editors who pass RfAs have at least 2,500 or 3,000. I suggest going to WP:ER if you want a progress report done by other editors. Nishkid64 02:00, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

Gippeumjo

Thanks, it's a "pleasure" to have the article I started selected for "Did you know?" I'm glad someone is paying attention to these kinds of articles. One correction: the Gippeumjo wasn't started by Kim Il-sung himself but by one of the officials in his government (the name is in one of the sources; I can add this to the article). So it isn't quite accurate to say that it was established by Kim, but instead it was established during his administration, for his benefit. Badagnani 21:55, 7 February 2007 (UTC)

Okay, fixed. Thanks. I had to actually reword the entire hook, because the nominator had initially written this: [1] I had to rewrite it as it was potentially libelous. Nishkid64 21:57, 7 February 2007 (UTC)

Ernham

Please review this user's posting behavior for incivility, personal attacks, vandalism, and reversions of legitimate edits without regard to the opinions of other editors. Thank you! Tennis expert 23:04, 7 February 2007 (UTC)

Sarah Hanson-Young

An editor has asked for a deletion review of Sarah Hanson-Young. Since you closed the deletion discussion for this article or speedy-deleted it, you might want to participate in the deletion review. Zzymurgy 01:57, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

My last RfA/me

Hi Nishkid! You opposed my last RfA in late November 2006. There were opposes citing civility and inexperience with policy. It's about 3 months after that, and I think I've gained more experiance in policy and more emotional stability on-wiki. Recently I've been doing a bit of Wikipedia:WikiProject Spam stuff, though this last week I haven't had a great deal of time. Anyway, I was considering an RfA in a month or two, and I wanted to ask a few people if they had any recommendations as to what I should to or criticisms over the last few months. Thanks for reading! ST47Talk 01:22, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

My RfA

Word of thanks for Nishkid64
Good morning (GMT time); I'd like to thank you for supporting, opposing, taking a neutral stance to, closing, suggesting I close or otherwise contributing to my recent RfA; unfortunately, I felt that although there were more support than oppose votes, the weight of the latter was too great for me to accept the promotion with so many not trusting me with the janitor's trolley -
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I therefore decided to end my nomination prematurely. The feedback I received was invaluable, and I am striving to start afresh with all of the advice my fellow Wikipedians offered. In order to meet the aim of adapting to your advice, I've drew up a list of aims (located here) which I intend to follow from this point onwards. at my talk page where it will be graciously and humbly accepted. Once again, thank you and I do hope to bump into you around the encyclopedia!

Regards,
Anthonycfc [TC]

Don't hesitate to add to these - just drop me a message so I know!

RFPP at Race, Evolution and Behavior

As per this comment I added at the RFPP mentioned above [2], I would like you to reconsider if possible protection of the article. Thanks you for your time.--Ramdrake 18:13, 7 February 2007 (UTC)

No, Nishkid64 made the correct decision in protecting the article. After months of being reverted by User:JereKrischel, often with your help (though I know you mean well), newbies have at last been able to sneak changes in to the article while User:JereKrischel is briefly blocked. If the article gets unprotected User:JereKrischel will immediately revert the small progress that has been made like he always does (and he knows he can always count on your support) and with the two of you so commited to keeping the article as it is, and with the two of you so dominant on the talk page, no new editors have the determination to penetrate the strangle hold you two have on the article. Now that progress has at last occured, the article needs to be protected long enough for User:JereKrischel to realize that the article is not just for those who are opposed to Rushton, and that he doesn't own the article. Wantednewlook
I'm sorry that Wantednewlook sees editing as something completely adversarial, but I have to agree that it is probably best to protect the article. Rushton supporters often come to Wikipedia with the sole purpose of editing Rushton articles in his favor (many of them from IPs in Canada, where Rushton teaches), and as newbies, don't quite understand that this is a collaborative effort, not a confrontational one. Neither Ramdrake nor I are committed to keeping the article in stasis, and I'm more than happy to engage in collaboration with pro-Rushton folk to help balance the article, but without the assumption of good faith on both sides, it is difficult to make progress. Thank you for protecting the article - I'll try to work on building some dialog with our new pro-Rushton editors, and maybe after some time we can come together and ask for unprotection jointly. --JereKrischel 09:57, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

Reporter working on a Wikipedia story

Hey:

I'm a reporter working on a story about Wikipedia. I'm interest in talking to people who have locked controversial or ideologically charged pages. Would you be willing to talk to me a bit about your work on the Israel Lebanon conflict of 2006? You can email me here: matt.phillips@wsj.com

Thanks much Matt Phillips —The preceding unsigned comment was added by MattPhillips33 (talkcontribs) 15:00, 8 February 2007 (UTC).

168.9.25.26

I unblocked and reblocked the 168.9.25.26 (talk · contribs · deleted contribs · filter log · WHOIS · RDNS · RBLs · http · block user · block log) for the same duration (1 month) to allow account creation, since it is a school. Thanks. -- Avi 15:47, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

Gautama Buddha

Please semi-protect Gautama Buddha as it is subject to the same vandals as Buddhism. Mandel 16:56, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

Consider People's Republic of China too. Subject to at least 10 vandal attacks the last 5 days. Mandel 17:22, 8 February 2007 (UTC)
Contrary to what you say, Gautama Buddha has been subject to as many vandals as People's Republic of China. There were 4 attacks yesterday alone, all from unregistered editors. Look at the no. of reverts, rv etc. in edit summary. - Mandel 16:56, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

Protection of Whitney Houston

Looks like we overlapped at WP:RFPP - Wikipedia:Requests_for_page_protection#Whitney_Houston_.28edit.7Ctalk.7Chistory.7Clinks.7Cwatch.7Clogs.29; making different decisions, unfortunately! There has been a lot of vandalism, but all three IPs in offence have been blocked for extended periods of time... what do you think about leaving it unprotected? -- Natalya 22:49, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

For a laugh, we both managed to protect this page at the same time! Husond and I have stepped on each others feet more than once when protecting articles, guess it was only time for it to spill over! -- Natalya 22:51, 8 February 2007 (UTC)
It seems only proper that after both protecting without the other noticing, we both post about the same thing independently. Thanks, I'll unprotect. Hopefully it will be a good choice. -- Natalya 22:53, 8 February 2007 (UTC)

FYI...

I am on the IRC (wikipedia) if you need me :). Cheers! ~ Arjun 01:46, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

Yeah but anything can happen in that time frame, so I am not getting over confident. Lol and I will be asleep! ~ Arjun 01:59, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

DYK

Thank you so much for choosing my article for the Did You Know section! :) --Candy-Panda 03:04, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

Griffith Buck DYK

Thanks for your sponsorship of this DYK. After creating it, I worried that non-gardeners would not appreciate the importance of floriculture that doesn't involve massive amounts of chemical intervention, and that I would have to create major expansions of the floricultural articles ... those are still on the to-do list. Sincerely, Novickas 03:12, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

Magic admin powers

Good Hello. Would you be so kind as to wave your admin wand and make this article go away Degrassi's 40 Most Go There-est Moments on The-N, the prod tag has run a full 5 days with no protests. Cheers. L0b0t 13:54, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

Guess what!

I am now an Admin! ~ Arjun 15:02, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

Thanks, will do! ~ Arjun 15:05, 9 February 2007 (UTC)
Sorry about that...I am new here ;), I have probably been over conservative right now. Cheers and how do I get on the admins IRC. ~ Arjun 15:52, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

vandal at 24.125.0.232

Good day. I would like to request that the following user either be blocked or "spoken to" (24.125.0.232). I looked this person's history and every "contribution" that I saw was vandalism. Please let me know if this is not an appropriate place to make such a request. Thanks, Hu Gadarn 18:12, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

The user has not been warned since January 31, 2007, so I cannot block the user as of now. I have left a t4 warning, and if the user vandalizes again, I will block.
Also, you'll get a faster response (in a matter of minutes) if you submit your vandal reports to WP:AIV. Thanks, Nishkid64 21:30, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

My RFA

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Thank You,
Nishkid64/Archive 21 for your Support!
Thank you for your support in my RfA, which closed at 111 / 1 / 2. I am humbled and rather shocked to see such kind comments and for it to reach WP:100. Please feel free to leave a note if I have made a mistake or if you need anything, I will start out slow and tackle the harder work once I get accustomed to the tools. Thank you once more, I simply cannot express in words my gratitude.

...fly on littlewing. ~ Arjun 19:51, 9 February 2007 (UTC)
Surprise :P. ~ Arjun 20:11, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

Re:DYK for Ganesha Purana

Hi Nishkid! If you saw my nom carefully, you would have realised that it wasn't a self-nom.This is the [page's history. The person who deserves the DYK is User:Buddhipriya, a superb editor who only started on Feb 2 and is now writing excellent standard articles. Thanks for selecting it anyway! GizzaChat © 22:40, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

Transwiki to Wikiquote &c.

Hello. I just want to try out the transwiki process for the first time with three pages, viz Goof Troop and To Sir, with Love (which, months prior, I had marked with {{move section to Wikiquote}}), as well as Kathleen Mavourneen (whose lyrics need to be Wikisourced). I've read the instructions on the Meta page, but I'm worried I might mess up the important page history. Can you please give me help? --Slgrandson (page - messages - contribs) 23:17, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

Sheepish

Yeah. I should have told you. Sorry about that. Your support was enthusiastic, though, and I'm sure will be worth a fair bit. Apparently, you weren't the only one considering nominating me, as Husond has just told me he was, too. Let me also officially say that Trogdor Strong Support is my favorite support reason EVER. I know a lot of people who would love to see that! Heimstern Läufer 23:20, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

WP:ITN shortcut

See Template_talk:In_the_news#Loss_of_shortcuts; the WP:ITN shortcut you recently created comes after the deletion of the original. -- tariqabjotu 00:54, 10 February 2007 (UTC)

Yeah, that was brought to my attention by Picaroon on IRC after I had created it. There were 6 items up at the RfD, and it appears only DYK was kept (thank god!). Would it too much of a hassle to keep ITN, too? I'd rather not have to go through the trouble of typing it out all the time. Nishkid64 00:57, 10 February 2007 (UTC)
Yes, I agree that the deletions of T:ITN and T:ITNT were unnecessary (although there still exists WP:ITN and WP:ITNT). It's not like we're running low on server space... -- tariqabjotu 01:07, 10 February 2007 (UTC)

Sarah Hanson-Young DRV

Multiple sources now provided in DRV, please have another look. Wikipedia:Deletion review/Log/2007 February 8#Sarah Hanson-Young. All at the bottom, at and underneath my !vote. — coelacan talk — 10:21, 10 February 2007 (UTC)

Adminship

About 3 months have passed since the failure of my last RfA, and I was wondering about nominating myself again. I've done the following to address your previous concerns:

  • More than tripled my number of edits (I now have over 2,000, which I realise is still on the low side for an admin candidate, but it should give me a fighting chance).
  • Regular recentchange patrolling to demonstrate my commitment to vandal fighting. I'm also fairly conscientious about warning vandals using the template, and have reported some vandals to AIV.
  • Regular participation in AfDs, which has given me more understanding of deletion policy.

Do you think this is enough to give me a chance at RfA, and would you be prepared to support it? Walton monarchist89 18:22, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

Thank you for your advice. I really don't want to have to wait until April - what sort of number of mainspace edits would you be looking for overall? I can spend more time on Wikipedia if I have to. It would be helpful if you could say what, in your view, the minimum acceptable number of mainspace and/or overall edits is; then I can work towards reaching that number. But I just want to know how close I am. Walton monarchist89 16:18, 10 February 2007 (UTC)
Also, pursuant to your recommendation to do more article writing, I have today added references to Welfare (financial aid) and expanded Wakeham Report, an article that I originally started. Is this a good sample of the kind of work you would like to see in a potential admin (in addition to the AfDs and RC patrolling)? Walton monarchist89 16:44, 10 February 2007 (UTC)

DYK

Updated DYK query On 10 February, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Marc McDermott, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page.

I knew there was some reason for you adding Marc Mcdermott. I helped it a bit tough I thought I would have received a did you know help tag Ernst Stavro Blofeld 21:38, 10 February 2007 (UTC)

Semi-protection of James Blunt

Not that I am complaining or anything, but did I miss something? I step away from the computer for an hour and this article gets sprotected? With no edits in the history between my last one and your semiprotection? Sorry, really, I'm not complaining (obviously it doesn't affect me), but I do generally keep an eye on that page and if someone was really vandalising it, I'd appreciate it if you could tell me which user so I can keep my eye on him/her in the future. I am guessing that the edits involved were deleted from the history? Thanks. Risker 23:59, 10 February 2007 (UTC)

I protected James Blunt on request at WP:RFPP. I saw that the article has been heavily vandalized (few dozen vandalism/vandalism revertions in the past few days). Usually if I see an article is being vandalized frequently, I will protect it. That's usually how protection policy works. For more, see WP:SEMI. Thanks, Nishkid64 00:06, 11 February 2007 (UTC)
Ah, thanks for getting back to me so quickly. I suppose the recent spate of vandalism is related to the Grammy awards nominations and appearances, it should die down early Tuesday; though interestingly most of the vandalism has come from Cambridge University IPs. It never occurred to me to ask for sprotection since the article seems to be on the watchlists of quite a few people. On the other hand, given it's likely we'll see more in the next couple of days, this will make our lives a bit easier. Thanks! Risker 00:26, 11 February 2007 (UTC)

Bride Has Massive Hair Wig Out AfD

Hey no problem, it's easy to skim over. Makgraf 00:59, 11 February 2007 (UTC)

can we wach it

is there a movie —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 75.176.137.171 (talk) 02:46, 11 February 2007 (UTC).

Assassins Creed

Why was it denied protection? --Plankton5005 08:23, 10 February 2007 (UTC)

I denied the protection request for Assassin's Creed because the article had not been that heavily vandalized. Semi-protection is usually a last-ditch effort to save an article, and I only semi-protect pages when I see that many of the last 50 edits have been vandalism/vandalism reversions and that it has occurred just in the past 5-6 days. The history of the last 50 edits goes back nearly two weeks, and not all of it is vandalism. If it gets much worse, then I will protect. Nishkid64 14:39, 11 February 2007 (UTC)

Advice

You have seen my log history, and it's not that great (although I disagree with all of them except for the one over Baby, since both of us deserved that block). I would like to be an admin eventually though, what would you suggest I do to improve my chances? My overall track record on Wikipedia is excellent and have been making great contributions for almost a year (my 1 year anniversary will be March 1), but those stains on my record would hurt me in a RfA. TJ Spyke 10:37, 11 February 2007 (UTC)

I think there is no way you could pass an RfA at the current time. People are very conscientious about a block record, and seeing that you were blocked just a week ago, you would definitely receive a ton of opposition. With your block log and history, I would suggest you wait at least 4-5 months before going for RfA. People need to see that you have improved your ways, and they shouldn't be seeing any recent blocks. Also, civility goes a long way. I know there are many accusations of your "article-controlling" and I'd appreciate it if you would assume good faith for some of these users, and discuss with them instead of reverting their edits. You should read WP:VANDALISM; some people complain against you because you write an edit summary like "rv vandalism", but it is just a good faith edit and nothing more. Calling someone's contributions can be slanderous to the person, and by doing so, we might end up losing a member of Wikipedia. So, basically I suggest you polish up your act for a few months before considering adminship here. Nishkid64 14:35, 11 February 2007 (UTC)

My RfA

Hey, Nishkid64! I remember talking to you awhile back. I noticed that you opposed my RFA, and I respect that, given your answer. I have been involved in several "disputes," though none over an article that I had written. There's a few things I would do if such a situation ever came up. The first is stay cool, remain civil, and talk respectfully to the person I'm having the confict with. If we couldn't reach an agreement, I would either let him/her have their way, or I might come back in a week or two, hoping the user might have left watching the article. If that fails, and I simply cannot see the other's edit being anywhere near as benificial to the article as mine, I would seek mediation, though I would do everything in my power to avoid it. I know all of this explanation won't change your vote, but if I fail my RfA, perhaps this will help turn you towards a support in a future one. Thanks for your lengthy reasoning behind your decision, and I look forward to seeing you around the Wiki-world, with or without a mop in my hand :-) Happy editing! -- P.B. Pilhet / 16:38, 11 February 2007 (UTC)

Vandals Trying to Prevent a Nonsense Page from Being Deleted

Hello Nishkid, I tried contacting Pilotguy but seems he is busy at the moment. Vandals are persistently trying to remove the speedy tag from this article OIFY. I would appreciate your help. Thank you.¤~Persian Poet Gal (talk) 00:21, 12 February 2007 (UTC)

Your RFPP's

i've noticed you tend to approve prot requests as a preventitive measure, although WP:SEMI specifically states not to use it As a preemptive measure against vandalism before any vandalism has occurred. I don't mean to be rude, I just wanted to make you aware of this. WP protection should be saved for when vandalism actually happens, in the same way that you'd never block someone because you have a suspicion that they may vandalize an article in the future -- febtalk 01:18, 12 February 2007 (UTC)

I am aware of Wikipedia policy, but can you show me some links of pages I protected in advance? You're making it seem like I approve preventative requests on the norm. I only did so for Super Bowl XLI, and that was because it was a no-brainer, and I said to unprotect once the game started. Thanks, Nishkid64 01:21, 12 February 2007 (UTC)
Well, i'm just saying i've noticed it, I haven't taken down specific cases because they don't really relate to me, usually, and i'm not going to bother searching through archives for examples. I do respect the fact that you check RFPP, however I wanted to make sure you were aware of this.
One which I had worked on, Move-Prot on The Pillows, seems not only preemptive, but slightly offensive in the assumption that those of us who support the article being lowercase have no respect for WP policy and would revert or vandalize it because of the move, considering there has been NO such activity in the past -- febtalk 01:29, 12 February 2007 (UTC)
I, and many others, deal move-protected requests differently than semi-protected requests. If I have seen that a name has been changed, and then consensus has been reached for an article title, then I will move-protect it. Also, protection policy says I can move-protect "during a page name dispute", which is clearly what happened for The Pillows. Nishkid64 01:36, 12 February 2007 (UTC)

Bill Russell

I noticed that you are a member of Wikiproject:National Basketball Association. I'd like to ask a favor of you: Bill Russell's article is a Featured Article Candidate and I'm worried that it may not pass merely because there are not enough reviewers looking it over. Would you mind looking it over and seeing if you feel it meets the criteria. Here is the candidacy page. Thanks in advance. Quadzilla99 08:56, 12 February 2007 (UTC)

Thanks

Thanks for sticking up for me on Llama man's RFA, you were the only person there who understood what I meant about the editcountis, this being because you withdraw my RFA in early January (I think I knew it was going to fail just did not want to belive it. But that edit count suggestion was what was made on my failed RfA so that what I sugegsted and now I too believe that should be for normal edits, if a user had 1,500 edits and these were things such as major cleanup and writing feautred articles from scratch I could understand that though. Thanks --TellyaddictEditor review! 15:44, 12 February 2007 (UTC)

65.220.126.190 needs to be blocked

this IP 65.220.126.190 blanked the page for genetic disorder. changes were reverted. thanks, how else can i report abuse? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Gamersedge (talkcontribs) 16:13, 12 February 2007 (UTC).

ani

Heads up: you're on Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/Incidents#New Case of ADMIN Misuse of Rights. — coelacan talk — 20:21, 12 February 2007 (UTC)

Please help

User atabek is using socks to help keep an article, see Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Albanian-Udi batabak and atabek. Check there contributions especially batabak he comes out of no where and supports atabek with a discussion, [3] ip usage he changes ips proof. Nareklm 20:30, 12 February 2007 (UTC)

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DYK

Updated DYK query On February 13, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Philip Blaiberg, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page.
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Istanbul

There is a banned user; who is constantly trying to revert the article to a version that has copy right issues. user is User:Shuppiluliuma he has been using different IP numbers to change the version with the copyrighted images. The review is [review]. The last edited revision is. Thanks 4Ur help. OttomanReference 01:56, 14 February 2007 (UTC)

New sysop template

You might want to try out my new {{sysop}} template. It's especially effective in verifying whether someone is truly an administrator and good for finding out (if they were nominated) how they earned their priviledges.

Here is how the template looks:

Nishkid64 (talk · contribs · blocks · protections · deletions · page moves · rights · RfA)

BuickCenturyDriver (Honk, odometer) 13:17, 14 February 2007 (UTC)

I might add an extra parameter so You can type {{sysop|2}} to get subsequent nominations depending on the number. For now you can subst it and replace the link to the most recent successful nomination. BuickCenturyDriver (Honk, odometer) 01:37, 15 February 2007 (UTC)

Quick help--

Hi, another admin slapped a copyright violation on Equine nutrition and locked it down. It is now exiled to Talk:Equine nutrition/Temp‎ where I am sourcing it, it's maybe halfway there. Anyway, can you take a peek and see if we have sufficiently resolved the copyright issue to put the article back up? IMHO, I think a total lockdown was an overreaction, though in retrospect I probably could have footnoted as I went and probably avoided this whole thing....sigh.... Montanabw 19:17, 14 February 2007 (UTC)

Will go through the material cited from Rutgers, will try to reword anything that is too close to a verbatim quote, but I still think Cyclopia overreacted...and I have left messages there...not all admins are online 24/7, I sure would like this thing unblocked ASAP, and frankly would have appreciated 24 hours notice (heck even 12 hours) to fix it before it was blocked in the first place...grrr... Montanabw 19:30, 14 February 2007 (UTC)

I've been on this freaking thing for hours, on and off (I also have a job outside wikiland). Take a look at where I am at so far and see if you can restore yet. If not, point out the remaining concerns and I will deal with them within the next 24 hours. Check footnotes, I reference the Rutgers piece a lot, but I think I have minimized the verbatim bits, I hope. Montanabw 21:52, 14 February 2007 (UTC)

Thank you oh great god of the admins! Montanabw 22:03, 14 February 2007 (UTC)

Dreigen Uchiha

Greetings! Could you take a look at Dreigen Uchiha? I can't figure out what happened there. There's no indication that this was ever AfD'd correctly (no record of insertion of AfD-3 onto 2/14 list), but there are votes on the page itself! I think that the creator's last comment could be considered a "db-author", so it might be moot, but having the voting on the user page is just a little on the odd side! :) SkierRMH 20:16, 14 February 2007 (UTC)

Muchas Gracias! For some reason the time stamps were screwed up when he cut&paste it, I didn't think that would have happened, or I would have looked back a bit further than today! My bad :( SkierRMH 20:33, 14 February 2007 (UTC)

An article which you started, or significantly expanded, Alexandre-Emile Béguyer de Chancourtois, was selected for DYK!

Updated DYK query On February 14, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Alexandre-Emile Béguyer de Chancourtois, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page.

Thanks for your contributions! Nishkid64 20:27, 14 February 2007 (UTC)

Okay; I can't help but laugh out loudly at that. :) ~ Arjun 22:12, 14 February 2007 (UTC)
LOL he has to do that a lot... --Majorly (o rly?) 22:21, 14 February 2007 (UTC)

Flameviper

Hi, I just noticed that you added a WP:DYK notice to User talk:Flameviper's talk page. You probably didn't know that he was recently community banned. It just appears a little unseemly for notices to be on his page like that. Although, I know this was absolutely not your intention, it could appear a little like taunting. The page is protected so I couldn't remove it. Thank you for your time. — MichaelLinnear 01:47, 15 February 2007 (UTC)

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Concerned

Hi, Nish. I'm just a tad concerned about Fan. No contribs for a while (since the day after withdrawing from RfA, in fact). Have you heard from him? I do hope he is not lost. :( Bubba hotep 22:55, 15 February 2007 (UTC)

Well, I didn't expect to see that coming. I hadn't heard from him, so I thought he went back to his usual work here, but I didn't know he had been inactive for more than two weeks. I'll drop him an email and see what has happened. Thanks for informing on me. I hope he's just on a short wikibreak and will return soon. Nishkid64 22:59, 15 February 2007 (UTC)

A request

Hey Nishkid64...Would you mind if I borrowed your most cool template...<div>{{User:Nishkid64/RfA}}</div>? That is one of the spiffier deals I have run across on a user page in a while! --Kukini 02:11, 16 February 2007 (UTC)

Domo! --Kukini 02:41, 16 February 2007 (UTC)