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Sturm und Drang[edit]

Sorry if you're inconvenienced by the rangeblock on You don't need to be told that it's perfectly legitimate for an editor to deregister and edit as an IP, especially when the username is unsuitable. Unfortunately, Sunshine has unorthodox ideas on the use of the toolkit - for example he has protected the reference desk for three months although a hundred editors and administrators have told him not to and nobody supports the move. In January he narrowly escaped a de - sysop for abuse.

It might be worth making an unblock request at ANI - there are many sympathetic administrators there. All the best, (talk) 10:14, 1 March 2016 (UTC)

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Sorry twinkle error[edit]

i do not know how to use twinkle yet — Preceding unsigned comment added by Hot Riley (talkcontribs) 20:04, 22 April 2016 (UTC)

Protection of this page[edit]

This user told me to contact on the user talk page, so here's the official request. On 31 March 2016, Magioladitis protected User talk:Riley Huntley with "Move=Require autoconfirmed or confirmed access" because of page move vandalism, but that protection level was wrong. The protection level of both that page and this page should instead be "Move=Require administrator access". The message was removed from User talk:Magioladitis and the WP:RFPP request was declined. GeoffreyT2000 (talk) 00:46, 5 May 2016 (UTC)

@GeoffreyT2000: I am at a loss to why you are even making an "official" request or getting involved with a protection that has no effect on any one other than myself. The reason why the protection is not "move=sysop" is so that 1) I can move my talk page for easy archiving in the way I prefer 2) To not interfere with my rename which just occured and 3) because the only move vandalism was by non-autoconfirmed users. I encourage you to focus on useful contributions instead of meddling in user page protections that do not effect you. ~riley (talk) 00:51, 5 May 2016 (UTC)
@~riley and Magioladitis: There has been no move vandalism by non-autoconfirmed users, since unconfirmed users cannot move pages, whatever the protection on the page (see WP:CONFIRM and WP:MOVE particularly WP:MOVE#Move restrictions). If you are thinking of the move by Rj15rj15 at 22:54, 30 March 2016, they had become autoconfirmed more than sixteen hours earlier, at 06:35, 30 March 2016, that being their tenth edit.
In short: setting "Move=Require autoconfirmed or confirmed access" is pointless. --Redrose64 (talk) 13:01, 5 May 2016 (UTC)
So unless we're looking to make work, it's fine as is because clearly, theres been no other vandalism to worry about. :) ~riley (talk) 16:18, 5 May 2016 (UTC)

Autopatrolled granted[edit]

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Hi ~riley, I just wanted to let you know that I have added the "autopatrolled" permission to your account, as you have created numerous, valid articles. This feature will have no effect on your editing, and is simply intended to reduce the workload on new page patrollers. For more information on the patroller right, see Wikipedia:Autopatrolled. Feel free to leave me a message if you have any questions. Happy editing! — xaosflux Talk 04:50, 15 May 2016 (UTC)

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Hello, ~riley. You have new messages at LuK3's talk page.
Message added 00:23, 18 July 2016 (UTC). You can remove this notice at any time by removing the {{Talkback}} or {{Tb}} template.

-- LuK3 (Talk) 00:23, 18 July 2016 (UTC)

You've got mail![edit]

Hello, ~riley. Please check your email; you've got mail! The subject is Move protection of user talk page.
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GeoffreyT2000 (talk) 01:18, 24 August 2016 (UTC)