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Unforunately my dad isn't close enough with Elie Wiesel to arrange meetings. However, you could probably set up a meeting through his office at Boston University or through the Elie Wiesel Foundation . I hope this helps, GabrielF 17:36, 20 Jun 2005 (UTC)
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I have had this account name since 2005-06-06T16:43:55, and at 2010-01-25T14:09:27 I was blocked with a reason of "no pimps allowed". It seems to me that it is a simple mistake due to someone who thinks that the word Pimpalicious is offensive or vulgar. This is completely different from the way I intended the name to be taken, which would be humorously pointing out a kind of impossibility or oxymoron, if you will, regarding the common image of a Nerd. I would prefer to keep my username, and have the privilege of contributing to the world's greatest encyclopedia returned to my account. However, if it is determined to be unfit for continued use on Wikipedia, I would like to request my username be changed to Pathetique.
Nothing wrong with this name. Name cops are sometimes a bit oversensitive, but they really shouldn't block years-old accounts without evidence of other issues. --jpgordon::==( o ) 15:39, 25 October 2011 (UTC)
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Apparently "Pathetique" is taken, but if you're willing to go through a smallish amount of red tape, we could look into usurping it for you. Either way, I'm a bit surprised nobody left you a message explaining the situation. I'm of the opinion that your username is a bit borderline, but we've grandfathered in stranger ones, before. For the time being, I'll proceed under the assumption that you're willing to change usernames (the process will be quicker and easier), but if you'd like, I can open a bigger discussion on the possibility of keeping this one. – Luna Santin (talk) 03:15, 25 October 2011 (UTC)
Yeah, should have left you a note explaining the situation, sorry. You're free to choose another username. DS (talk) 03:20, 25 October 2011 (UTC)
I gather there are some that prefer the name not be kept at all. I am thinking of filing a request for username usurpation with the hope that it does go through, seeing as Pathetique is what I've been using online lately, even though I consider this current name to be part of my heritage. In the event that it doesn't, I would then, of course, prefer to keep this name. Would it be a bother to the Administrative Community if I were to double dip, so to speak, by requesting to keep this name and be unblocked? And of course, if it isn't found to be acceptable, and Pathetique isn't able to be userped, would I be considered evading if I were to register a whole separate account? Evan Nelson (talk) 04:07, 25 October 2011 (UTC)
I've gone ahead and submitted a usurpation request on your behalf. Clerks from that process might contact you while we're waiting for a response. Otherwise, I'd say you should feel free to create another account. Accounts with a history, such as this one, tend to have an easier time with usurpation (although you could always resubmit the request at a later date, I suppose). It's true that block evasion is generally frowned upon, but this seems like a pretty run-of-the-mill username block. If there's no other issue, someone would have to be awfully pernicious to raise a stink. Either way, I'll keep tabs on this request over the next few days. – Luna Santin (talk) 04:42, 25 October 2011 (UTC)
It is this admin's opinion that this name is not in fact a clear cut block-on-sight username, and that discussion, rather than blocking was the most that was called for here. Who would be so offended by the word "Pimpalicious" that they would feel they could not even work around such an editor? Why was there no attempt to resolve this with anything short of an immediate block that was not even explained clearly to the user? WP:AGF would seem to indicate that if this user has any desire to retain this name that this account be summarily unblocked and left to come to whatever decision they see fit regarding their username. Beeblebrox (talk) 07:19, 25 October 2011 (UTC)
I can't see anything that needs blocking, either. (I read it as referring to pimples at first, but 'pimp' is a common term in a certain field of music and I'm sure that the vast majority of those using it have never even met a real pimp or gangster...). I agree with Beeblebrox about simply unblocking (or pimply if preferred). Peridon (talk) 09:56, 25 October 2011 (UTC)
Add me to the "wouldn't have blocked for this" pile. I don't even see it as necessarily problematic enough to request that the user rename. Do we consider the word "pimp" irredeemably offensive these days, especially when used in an ironic context? A fluffernutter is a sandwich! (talk) 13:34, 25 October 2011 (UTC)
I also think that the user should be unblocked and allowed to go about their business. I don't find the username to be offensive in the least, but if they wish to change it, they may do so at their leisure. —DoRD (talk) 14:43, 25 October 2011 (UTC)
Likewise me also too. So I've unblocked. --jpgordon::==( o ) 15:39, 25 October 2011 (UTC)
Since you are now unblocked, I have removed the request at WP:CHUU, but feel free to reinstate it if you still wish to be renamed. Cheers —DoRD (talk) 16:49, 25 October 2011 (UTC)
Thanks to everyone for their help. I truly appreciate everything you have all done. :) Evan Nelson (talk) 17:04, 25 October 2011 (UTC)
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