User talk:Roseapple

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Hello, Roseapple, and welcome to Wikipedia. Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are a few good links for newcomers:

I hope you enjoy editing here and being a Wikipedian! By the way, please be sure to sign your name on talk pages using four tildes (~~~~) to produce your name and the current date, or three tildes (~~~) for just your name. If you have any questions, you can post to the help desk or ask me on my talk page. Again, welcome! Sethie 04:10, 12 January 2007 (UTC)

Maharishi University of Management[edit]

Hey there, i noticed you have helped out on the article, well I tried expanding it but I needed some help finding some things. Do you happen to know if they have a school logo or an nice picture of their campus we can put up? (:O) -Nima Baghaei (talk) 00:37, 2 March 2007 (UTC)

No, sorry I can't help with that. Roseapple 03:27, 2 March 2007 (UTC)

T|M Article mantras[edit]

Hi Roseapple admit firstly that I should have discussed these changes with other editors first perhaps but I have to say that the list of mantras given and the methods by which they are assigned seems important in the context of a description of TM. This is especially so if the religion in question claims that these are actually individual to each person and not repeated .

What do you think? Crowleys Aunt 01:52, 29 August 2007 (UTC)

I don't at all consider TM a religion.

Regarding mantras, I think noting the controversy is okay, but listing possible mantras is way too much detail. It is also probably citing obsolete info, because the only TM teachers who can give mantras now are those who have recently completed a TM-teacher re-certification, and older TM teachers who dispute the practice do not have current information.Roseapple 02:26, 29 August 2007 (UTC)

Dreadstar RfA[edit]

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Thanks for your support! I took the easy way out of thanking everyone by stealing borrowing someone else's card design...but know that I sincerely appreciate your support and confidence in me! Dreadstar 09:31, 18 September 2007 (UTC)

Thank you![edit]

Thanks so much, Roseapple, for your kind words on my Talk page! It's great having you here in Wikipedia. TimidGuy 19:57, 25 October 2007 (UTC)

AfD nomination of Fuzzy math[edit]

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An article that you have been involved in editing, Fuzzy math, has been listed for deletion. If you are interested in the deletion discussion, please participate by adding your comments at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Fuzzy math. Thank you. Do you want to opt out of receiving this notice?

Orphaned non-free media (Image:Msaelogo.gif)[edit]

Ambox warning blue.svg Thanks for uploading Image:Msaelogo.gif. The media description page currently specifies that it is non-free and may only be used on Wikipedia under a claim of fair use. However, it is currently orphaned, meaning that it is not used in any articles on Wikipedia. If the media was previously in an article, please go to the article and see why it was removed. You may add it back if you think that that will be useful. However, please note that media for which a replacement could be created are not acceptable for use on Wikipedia (see our policy for non-free media).

If you have uploaded other unlicensed media, please check whether they're used in any articles or not. You can find a list of 'image' pages you have edited by clicking on the "my contributions" link (it is located at the very top of any Wikipedia page when you are logged in), and then selecting "Image" from the dropdown box. Note that all non-free media not used in any articles will be deleted after seven days, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. Thank you. BJBot (talk) 08:52, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

Hi, Roseapple. It looks like a bot has replaced the gif image with a png image, leaving the gif orphaned. Since the png is in place and no bot or nobody is threatening to delete, seems like we can let the gif be deleted. TimidGuy (talk) 10:31, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

Availablity for Mediation on TM article[edit]

I will be applying for formal mediation shortly. Please let me know within the next two days if you will be available for mediation or not. This does not mean you accept the mediation, but just that I can include your name as party to the mediation. Thanks. (olive (talk) 14:37, 26 March 2009 (UTC))

Sockpuppetry case[edit]

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You have been accused of sockpuppetry. Please refer to Wikipedia:Sockpuppet investigations/TM editors for evidence. Please make sure you make yourself familiar with notes for the suspect before editing the evidence page.   Will Beback  talk  21:04, 26 January 2010 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Arbitration/Requests/Case/Transcendental Meditation movement[edit]

An Arbitration case involving you has been opened, and is located here. Please add any evidence you may wish the Arbitrators to consider to the evidence sub-page, Wikipedia:Arbitration/Requests/Case/Transcendental Meditation movement/Evidence. Please submit your evidence within one week, if possible. You may also contribute to the case on the workshop sub-page, Wikipedia:Arbitration/Requests/Case/Transcendental Meditation movement/Workshop.

On behalf of the Arbitration Committee, Dougweller (talk) 11:22, 18 February 2010 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Arbitration/Requests/Case/Transcendental Meditation movement[edit]

This arbitration case has been closed and the final decision is available at the link above. The following is a summary of the remedies enacted:

  • All editors who are party to this case are instructed to read the principles, to review their own past conduct in the light of them, and if necessary to modify their future conduct to ensure full compliance with them.
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Discuss this

Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment[edit]

You added a lot of information to the Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment article. But you didn't indicate where you found the info. If you're connected to the school in any way, then you should follow the guidelines at WP:COI which allows conflicted editors to post to the talk page. Either way, can you tell us where we can verify the information? I'm particularly interested in the enrollment and faculty size.   Will Beback  talk  04:16, 18 September 2010 (UTC)

Michigan Wikipedians![edit]

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Greetings Roseapple! I noticed that you made mention of the University of Michigan on your userpage. If you are a current undergraduate or graduate student there, I would like to welcome you, on behalf of the Wikipedians of the University of Michigan, to a group meeting on Wednesday October 20, 2010. The meeting will be held at 7:00 PM (EST) in the University of Michigan Chemistry Building, room 1201. New and experienced editors alike are most welcome to come and partake in the collaboration and outreach of Wikipedia in a real-life setting. Questions? Leave me a message here or at my talk page on Wikimedia Outreach, and feel free to email the group at The Wikipedians of the University of Michigan are excited to see you there! Arbitrarily0 (talk) 21:55, 7 October 2010 (UTC)

Michigan Wikipedians[edit]

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Greetings Roseapple! I noticed that you made mention of the University of Michigan or Ann Arbor on your userpage. If you are a current student, faculty, or other affiliate at the University of Michigan, I would like to welcome you, on behalf of the Michigan Wikipedians, to our next weekly meeting on Monday September 30 (and every Monday thereafter). The meetings are held at 8:00 PM (EDT) in the University of Michigan Shapiro Library, room 4041. New and experienced editors alike are most welcome. Do not hesitate to leave me a message if you have any questions, and feel free to stop by the MWiki talk page. The Michigan Wikipedians are excited to meet you! Arbitrarily0 (talk) 00:50, 24 September 2013 (UTC)

ArbCom elections are now open![edit]

You appear to be eligible to vote in the current Arbitration Committee election. The Arbitration Committee is the panel of editors responsible for conducting the Wikipedia arbitration process. It has the authority to enact binding solutions for disputes between editors, primarily related to serious behavioural issues that the community has been unable to resolve. This includes the ability to impose site bans, topic bans, editing restrictions, and other measures needed to maintain our editing environment. The arbitration policy describes the Committee's roles and responsibilities in greater detail. If you wish to participate, you are welcome to review the candidates' statements and submit your choices on the voting page. For the Election committee, MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 16:33, 23 November 2015 (UTC)