User talk:OGBranniff

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Proposed deletion of Kerry Shirts[edit]

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The article Kerry Shirts has been proposed for deletion because of the following concern:

previously deleted article, not notable

While all contributions to Wikipedia are appreciated, content or articles may be deleted for any of several reasons.

You may prevent the proposed deletion by removing the {{proposed deletion/dated}} notice, but please explain why in your edit summary or on the article's talk page.

Please consider improving the article to address the issues raised. Removing {{proposed deletion/dated}} will stop the proposed deletion process, but other deletion processes exist. In particular, the speedy deletion process can result in deletion without discussion, and articles for deletion allows discussion to reach consensus for deletion. Bubba73 You talkin' to me? 17:35, 16 March 2013 (UTC)

Good edits[edit]

This was a good edit. My compliments. (Will you continue like this, and be a productive member of ProjChess to improve articles? Or will you sink your & others' time, going after my throat?) p.s. The word "latitudinarian" wasn't a good synonym for "wide", as it means "un-dogmatic". In any event, one is supposed to edit articles here, mindful of a projected audience of bright 12-year olds. And no bright 12-yr. old would appreciate "latitudinarian" (unless it was the only word for the context). Cheers, Ihardlythinkso (talk)

Ok, thank you. OGBranniff (talk) 04:03, 20 March 2013 (UTC)

Good edits also, on Back-rank checkmate. You're showing a (previously undisclosed!) editing talent, IMO. Ihardlythinkso (talk) 09:30, 23 March 2013 (UTC)

Thank you very much. Your edits on the article are pretty good as well. My compliments, sir. OGBranniff (talk) 21:35, 23 March 2013 (UTC)

Talkback[edit]

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Hello, OGBranniff. You have new messages at Toddst1's talk page.
Message added 16:59, 20 March 2013 (UTC). You can remove this notice at any time by removing the {{Talkback}} or {{Tb}} template.

Toddst1 (talk) 16:59, 20 March 2013 (UTC)

Swastika[edit]

Hi. I wonder if you might consider deleting the swastika from your user page. You appear to have replaced the standard wikiproject flag (the flag of Germany) with that symbol (the Nazi flag) to reflect that you are a member of WikiProject Germany. Thanks.--Epeefleche (talk) 19:35, 25 March 2013 (UTC)

Notice[edit]

Hello. There is currently a discussion at Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/Incidents regarding an issue with which you may have been involved. The thread is Nazi flag on user page. Thank you. Jayjg (talk) 02:47, 29 March 2013 (UTC)

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02:55, 29 March 2013 (UTC)

Block[edit]

Per Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/Incidents#Nazi flag on user page, you have been indefinitely blocked for sockpuppetry (confirmed as Hefha72, strongly suspected as Wiki Brah) and for behavioural reasons (the "Starts with indef and ends with block" subsection is quite clear here ). Fram (talk) 12:10, 29 March 2013 (UTC)

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This blocked user's unblock request has been reviewed by an administrator, who declined the request. Other administrators may also review this block, but should not override the decision without good reason (see the blocking policy). Do not remove this unblock review while you are blocked.

OGBranniff (block logactive blocksglobal blocksautoblockscontribsdeleted contribsabuse filter logcreation logchange block settingsunblock)


Request reason:

Do you even know who this Wiki_brah is? That was ten years ago almost. I am innocent and you are just being racist toward to Brazilians that now live in Miami. This is an outrage.

Decline reason:

I am declining your unblock request because it does not address the reason for your block, or because it is inadequate for other reasons. To be unblocked, you must convince the reviewing administrator(s) that
  • the block is not necessary to prevent damage or disruption to Wikipedia, or
  • the block is no longer necessary because you
    1. understand what you have been blocked for,
    2. will not continue to cause damage or disruption, and
    3. will make useful contributions instead.
Please read the guide to appealing blocks for more information. Beeblebrox (talk) 17:37, 29 March 2013 (UTC)

If you want to make any further unblock requests, please read the guide to appealing blocks first and then use the {{unblock}} template again. If you make too many unconvincing or disruptive unblock requests, you may be prevented from editing this page until your block has expired.