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Hi, feel free to write me. Please remember to leave your signature by simply typing ~~~~ at the end of your message, so that I would be able to reply you.

Sincerely, Sechzehn16Talk 04:34, 13 November 2006 (UTC)


Hi Sechzehn,

As you apparently speak some Sanskrit, I would like to ask you if you know of any good online dictionary for that language or if you can recommend any software for looking up Sanskrit words. Thanks for the information Watasenia 06:35, 9 October 2005 (UTC)

Language skills[edit]

After I got my language skills in English and Japanese, I updated my language skills. Sechzehn 06:13, 20 December 2005 (UTC)


Hello, and welcome to Wikipedia! We appreciate your contributions to the OpenBase article, but we cannot accept copyrighted text or images borrowed from other web sites or printed material. Perhaps you would like to rewrite the article in your own words. For more information, take a look at Wikipedia's policies and guidelines. Happy editing! Wakemp 03:27, 15 March 2006 (UTC)

  • Thanks for pointing out. Any possible violations have been fixed as per the rules of Wikipedia and posted a reply on your discussion page. --16(Sechzehn) 05:39, 20 March 2006 (UTC)

Welcome to Esperanza![edit]

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Thanks! G.He 21:25, 6 June 2006 (UTC)

A short Esperanzial update[edit]

As you may have gathered, discussions have been raging for about a week on the Esperanza talk page as to the future direction of Esperanza. Some of these are still ongoing and warrant more input (such as the idea to scrap the members list altogether). However, some decisions have been made and the charter has hence been amended. See what happened. Basically, the whole leadership has had a reshuffle, so please review the new, improved charter.

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August Esperanza Newsletter[edit]

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September Esperanza Newsletter[edit]

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Sri Lankan Army[edit]

Dear my friend, This what i want to say. Before Accusing me for blanking the Human Rights Allegations section you have to go through the history page of Sri Lankan Army article. See [1], someone came from IP did that blanking job. Its a Canadian IP [2]. On that day I just did some corrections for two minor mistakes and one was done by Believe me, I'm from Sri Lanka and I can even prove that if you want. My pal, I'm not blaming on you for this incidence. I know that you made a simple mistake. So I here by I'm asking from you to leave a message on talk page, about this incidence. Thank you, Lahiru_k 18:19, 13 October 2006 (UTC)

WikiProject NCSLC[edit]

Hi Sechzehn, we wanted to invite you to join this project to help clean Sri Lanka ethnic conflict related articles on wikipedia. NCSLC: Neutral Coverage of the Sri Lankan Conflict. Pls let me know your inputs and how to take it forward from here. We eagerly looking fwd to having you there. Cheers, Elalan 02:24, 14 October 2006 (UTC)

Hi Sechzen, thanks a lot for your inputs. Could you pls tell me how to include a picture in it, without changing the template? Thanks. Btw, you are most invited to the comm :-) Sudharsansn 17:45, 16 October 2006 (UTC)

Great Sechzen, it looks good now. Could you pls tweak with the project banner and make it more presentable, by including links, etc..? Something like the code which you used in the members banner for automatic updation and related stuff?? Thanks a lot. Sudharsansn 18:16, 16 October 2006 (UTC)

Great Sechzen, thanks for the work!! :-) Sudharsansn 10:27, 21 October 2006 (UTC)


Hi Sechzen, there is a new kid, literally a kid, who is going beyond limits with scant respect for fellow editors and has gone overboard with his civility almost thrice inspite of friendly suggestions. Kindly intervene and warn him so as to avoid trivial conversations. He is dragging in things like how his parents brought him up, how we all should have been brought up, how he wants to honor the SL Army, how much of a pre-school kid 'I' am for all the good work I did on the VP page. I would pls ask you to interfere and issue him a strict civility warning and ask him to go through WP policies. The link is here and the user name is User:Iwazaki Thanks Sudharsansn 06:01, 20 October 2006 (UTC)

Hi Sechzen, Pls go through this link:
Here Iwazaki has framed up two entire sections of his own, literally without any citation at all. The citations he has pointed to refer to a newspaper article which he has read sometime ago and is not a piece of evidence which can be verified by everybody who would be reading that article. It is something like 'I-saw-that-in-news-once' kind of a link. A strong msg needs to be sent out to Iwazaki who is violating almost every single policy of Wikipedia, Civility, NPOV, Verifiability, etc...I kindly request you to step in and take some action to avoid blanking-out vandalism and reverting to uncited versions of the article which transitively refers to Vandalism. Pls go through my posts here to justify removal of the sections and how he has responded here
The user has also been issued a final warning for Civility but continues his spree of personal attacks and diplomatic vandalism. Check this Iwazaki Talk page
This seems to be going on for almost a month inspite of several friendly suggestions and also Admin warnings. Kindly help. Thanks Sudharsansn 13:49, 22 October 2006 (UTC)

Iwazaki referred to WP:PAIN[edit]

Hi Seczhen, could you please express whatever you had mentioned in Iwazaki's talk page here: WP Personal attack notice board I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks Sudharsansn 19:58, 22 October 2006 (UTC)

Thanks a lot Sechzen. Could you probably leave a msg there? Thanks again! Sudharsansn 21:02, 22 October 2006 (UTC)

Completely agreed, I assume perfectly good faith with everyone but it is irritating to note that at times this lack of good faith is so detrimental to an article, which to me spoils the very essence of Wiki. Eitherway, point taken! Thanks Sudharsansn 12:56, 23 October 2006 (UTC)

VP Page[edit]

I need your help in explaining Verifiability to Iwazaki here because he is framing up two sections based on nil evidence. Pls check this diff. Thanks Sudharsansn 13:30, 23 October 2006 (UTC)

Thanks for your message[edit]

Sorry I was not aware of the policy.Hence removed controversial content feeling it should be backed by citation.As I felt it did not have the citation .Very sorry about it

I felt the comment was harsh and needed a citation to be put there.I will not remove controversial content without citation.Anyway what I removed was

The entire Muslim and Sinhalese population of Jaffna was forced to leave within 48 hours in 1990 due to an ethnic clensing order by the LTTE. During this forced exodus, they were not allowed to take any of their belonging with them. LTTE had even removed the jewellery from the women that they were wearing at the time.[citation needed] Regards Harlowraman

Thanks for your message and I assume good faith as of WP:AGF and as a fellow Wikipedian, you'll get accustomed to the formalities and procedures here. Wishing you the best and looking forward for more contributions from you to Wikipedia. --Sechzehn16Talk 23:07, 2 November 2006 (UTC)

Your language skills[edit]

You have mentioned all your language skills in your user boxes, but it is very sad to note that you don't have a native level user box to show your native language!!! After a thorough investigation about your work on wikipedia, I came across this user box which I can highly recommend to you.

WHAT DO YOU THINK??? ;-)  ĽąĦĩŘǔ_Қ♪  (Ŧ) 07:52, 4 November 2006 (UTC)

Thanks for your thorough investigations and pointing out your opinion about language skills. But I am sorry to say that your language skill is assesment about me is not right and I am deleting the userbox you added in the talk page because it adds my talk page to wrong category. -Sechzehn16Talk 23:57, 4 November 2006 (UTC)
I'm currently having a very busy schedule with my studies until 4th December. I will definetely give you a full scale comment on this matter after that.So long Happy Editing!!  ĽąĦĩŘǔ_Қ♪  (Ŧ) 08:22, 14 November 2006 (UTC)
Thanx bro ĽąĦĩŘǔ_Қ♪  (Ŧ) 08:40, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

SL Navy and Airforce[edit]

Sechzehn, on this point I think the stuff related the Sri Lankan airforce and navy should belong in their respective pages. You can perhaps add a link to mention see also under the human rights abuses section. In all fairness though, the human rights abuses shouldn't dominate the articles on the navy and airforce. In fact both of these pages require a lot more content and once thats there, there shoulb be room to insert the human rights abuses section. Elalan 04:10, 10 November 2006 (UTC)

November Esperanza Newsletter[edit]

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Sri Lankan Army[edit]

Yep. ĽąĦĩŘǔ_Қ♪  (Ŧ) 07:55, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

Eelam Image[edit]

Where did you find this? Link please? You can refer this to WP:VAND or the Admin incidents noitce board. And yes, pls give me some time to reply to your mail, I am still typing :-) Sudharsansn (talk ·  contribs) 18:40, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

No problem, we can just create an image called as 'Against Sinhala goons vandalism in Wikipedia', not a problem at all!! After all, we can exercise our democracy too Sudharsansn (talk ·  contribs) 18:41, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

Actually this image is copyright violation. Its Donkey from the movie Shrek superimposed on part of the LTTE logo. The copyright permission on this is invalid. Elalan
The image is a copyright violation, plus the statement on the user box opposes certain wikipedian, which is against the rule of the project. The user pages are not mean to be a soapbox or insult/attack/oppose anyone particularly fellow wikipedians. Elalan 20:13, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

Comments on Vaharai bombing required[edit]

Hi Sechzehn,

When you have a minute can you look at the Vaharai bombing page. Thanks. Elalan 20:08, 14 November 2006 (UTC)

Userbox removed[edit]

I managed to get the userbox removed from Lahiru's user page. The image still left to be removed. Elalan 04:01, 15 November 2006 (UTC)

Sinhala Vandalism[edit]

Pls read through this link to understand how my user page and the NCSLC being vandalized by Sinhala, pro-govt vandals!! Request you to voice your support and report everything that happens!! Sudharsansn (talk  contribs) 11:52, 15 November 2006 (UTC)

Ghastly userbox[edit]

Note that a new userbox has been created by Lahiru and is being used by so many others. This is the one:

Yellow ribbon.png This user supports the Sri Lankan troops
Rather than saying that they want to support the Army, they would simply want to kiill all Tamils?

Isn't it that clear that Wiki is just not the place for any of them? Sudharsansn (talk  contribs) 13:16, 15 November 2006 (UTC)

You may want to look at this[edit]

[3] Thanks Elalan 03:05, 17 November 2006 (UTC)

TfD initiation by sockpuppets[edit]

Please check this

Project page vandalism[edit]

Check this Sudharsansn (talk contribs) 11:18, 25 November 2006 (UTC)

Periyar Vandalism[edit]

People have vandalised the page have reverted it with no changes .How do you use the revert command?

This page is clearly getting vandalised.

1:Only 1 name needs to be used either Periyar or EVR not 2 creates confusion to readers particularly foriegners.Periyar is how he is known.He is refered as Periyar in Tamil Nadu Government.[1] University is called Periyar Universityn named after him[2]

2: Periyar being likened to Hitler is potentially libellous as Hitler was responsible for millions of deaths whereas Periyar was not guilty of even one.Further no evidence or citation is given this comment.Periyar turned the offer to become the head of the Madras Presidency in 1939 after the Congress quit but he turned it down now to compare Hitler is wrong.

3:Brahmins:comments like The population of Brahmins in Tamil Nadu, which was about 10% in the 1920s, is today less than 3% as a result of persecution by EVR and his followers are strange as not even a Single Brahmin has been killed in the entire Dravidan movement. Further Rajaji,Jayalaitha and Janaki who were Chief Minsiters were Brahmins and ruled Tamil Nadu longer than any other single community and these statements are not backed by citations or evidence which are required.Jayalalitha is the head of a Dravidan Party

4: And the wording should be encyclopedic none emotional and contraversial lines like Within a span of 20 years, the Brahmins of Tamil Nadu, who had been living there for more than 2000 years, were turned into alien immigrants by the DK's propaganda. The speeches called for the elimination of Brahmins from Tamil Nadu, and the enslavement of Brahmin women. The speeches harkened back to an ancient Tamil glory, similar to Hitler's revival of ancient Germanic culture are not abcked by citations or Evidence

5:Further someone blanked His Childhood and Education 6:I have Reverted the Mass deletion done by without changes

Please help.Thanks Harlowraman.

Read WP:BIAS[edit]

That's all I have to say. --snowolfD4( talk / @ ) 02:20, 10 March 2007 (UTC)

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