User talk:Owain Knight

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Ghouta Chemical Attack[edit]

Hi Owain Knight. I saw some material you added was reverted due to using RT as a RS. I dont know if you saw my discussion on this topic on the Talk Page of this article. I opened the topic to get some ideas going on where to put it etc. Anyways when and if this topic makes the article this is the RS reference to use. http://www.todayszaman.com/anasayfa_chp-deputy-revives-claim-of-turkeys-hand-in-syrias-chemical-attack_402065.html. Regards SaintAviator lets talk 04:10, 16 December 2015 (UTC)

Orkhanie army[edit]

In article Battle of Sofia you have referred to Orkhanie army . I couldn't find any reference this army. Can you please be more specific ? Thanks. Nedim Ardoğa (talk) 13:18, 5 January 2016 (UTC)

Bulgaria[edit]

You have deleted vast chunks of this article without a word of explanation. As this is highly disruptive and against the guidelines of Wikipedia, I have reverted your changes. Do not try to do this again without prior discussion on the article talk page! Favonian (talk) 20:37, 25 August 2016 (UTC)

Moving articles[edit]

Hi,

Could you please stop moving pages to names which do not exist? Neither Edith the Fair nor Leofwine Godwinson are ever called "Edyth Swannesha" or "Leofwyne Godwinson" in academic sources. Ælfgar (talk) 10:26, 16 October 2016 (UTC)

Did your username ever exist?! Learn your English, Frenchman! - Owain Knight (talk) 11:49, 16 October 2016 (UTC)

October 2016[edit]

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You have been blocked from editing for a period of 72 hours for making personal attacks towards other editors. Once the block has expired, you are welcome to make useful contributions. If you think there are good reasons why you should be unblocked, you may request an unblock by first reading the guide to appealing blocks, then adding the following text to the bottom of your talk page: {{unblock|reason=Your reason here ~~~~}}.  Favonian (talk) 11:51, 16 October 2016 (UTC)

Removal of maintenance templates[edit]

I've noticed that you removed maintenance templates from several articles, such as Renate Müller, without addressing the issue. I have returned the templates as the articles are still in need of citations. Please let me know if there are any concerns. K.e.coffman (talk) 20:33, 22 October 2016 (UTC)

These templates are meaningless! They impede the reading of the articles, especially when placed on top, and do not contribute to editing them. Some have stayed there for up to 7 years! People may be "turned off" from reading the articles just by seeing such a template. How this makes sense? How does this make the Encyclopedia better? - Owain Knight (talk) 04:22, 23 October 2016 (UTC)
If you believe a wider policy change is required, please raise an RfC to achieve such a change across the community. If you continue to remove the templates from articles on the basis that you personally believe templates to be "meaningless", however, this will constitute disruptive editing and will end up being reported to an administrator. Hchc2009 (talk) 07:05, 23 October 2016 (UTC)

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At it again[edit]

You know quite well that the renaming of the Edith the Fair article is contested. One more such disruptive article renaming and you'll be blocked again! Favonian (talk) 21:02, 17 January 2017 (UTC)

Really?! Learn Anglo-Saxon before editing Anglo-Saxon articles on Wikipedia! - Owain Knight (talk) 21:04, 17 January 2017 (UTC)
You asked for it. Next time it's indefinite. Favonian (talk) 21:21, 17 January 2017 (UTC)

Unblocking request[edit]

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Request reason:

Hello! I've been blocked for a month on English Wikipedia for moving 3 times the article Edith the Fair to Edyth Swannesha! Edyth Swannesha is the transliteration of the Anglo-Saxon Queen's name into modern English! It is encyclopedic, it is not vandalism! I ask to be unblocked! I have translated 400 articles for Bulgarian Wikipedia and have high reputation. I was blocked in October for 3 days by the same user, Favonian, for defending King Harold Godwinson and Queen Edyth Swannesha. The claim that King Harold Godwinson was killed by an arrow to the eye is a slur on the King's memory and should be mentioned as a claim, not featured in the Battle template on the Battle of Hastings article! If I have been using stronger language, it has been in defence of the King and Queen and in my personal self-defence. I never called them names or anything like that! I made my language stronger by using exclamation marks! - Owain Knight (talk) 11:05, 2 February 2017 (UTC)

Decline reason:

You did this while explicitly knowing this move was contentious, but did not address this in your unblock request. Before making another unblock request, you'll want to read WP:CONSENSUS. Being right is not sufficient. Yamla (talk) 13:05, 2 February 2017 (UTC)

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Being right is entirely sufficient! There could be no consensus with evil people! - Owain Knight (talk) 14:36, 2 February 2017 (UTC)

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