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705th SMW page[edit]

Thanks for the heads up, but I'm not sure its a conflict of interest - I made the 705th SMW page at http://www.zianet.com/jpage/airforce years ago; someone tried busting me on a Copyright Violation for similar information that I collected and posted on the Internet then transferred to Wikipedia. The link to my page from the wiki and the comments provide within are just to show that I am the author of the original text material and have posted it to Wikipedia (not someone else just cutting and pasting). If I'm completely off base here, please let me know. TDRSS

I am up but business is brisk[edit]

I am having problems keeping up with just my watchlist of WP:CAL articles that are getting hit. Plus I want to ask for semi-protection on Nicolaus Copernicus because of all the unreliable edits but don't have time because I have to leave for a meeting in 30 minutes. Ronbo76 00:16, 17 January 2007 (UTC)

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Thank you for my first barnstar! LeighvsOptimvsMaximvs 00:19, 17 January 2007 (UTC)

705th SMW Page Part II[edit]

I'm trying to preserve the historical content of the unit, not self-advertise. I've noticed that most searches under the popular engines come up with *nothing* or mirrors of wiki-information or webpages that were *directly* lifted from mine. Since I'm phasing out my website, I'm transferring the information to wikipedia for longevity's sake. I'm not trying to step on toes here, but I don't know how to put quality info on Wikipedia without referencing my source (i.e. my website). Most of the pages I've seen with *no* references are trashed, stubs, or completely garbage.TDRSS

Being bold[edit]

Actually, you should probably ask an admin which, you know, I'm not because, ahem, opposed that nomination on the grounds that they did not trust me in closing XfDs! (That's meant as a joke, I really have no hard feelings) In any case, it would be best for you to just let the AfD run out its due course. As the sole editor of the article (all others are minor fixes) you always have the option of requesting speedy deletion but of course that would likely cause confusion more than anything. Pascal.Tesson 02:21, 18 January 2007 (UTC)

Space warfare in fiction[edit]

As someone else has pointed out, the sources need have to explicitly discuss the topic of space warfare in fiction, and the article has to be more or less be about what those sources have to say. The sources cannot be sprinkled in there to support what the Wikipedia article author has to say. That's the essential problem with OR in this article. From WP:OR "Editors often make the mistake of thinking that if A is published by a reliable source, and B is published by a reliable source, then A and B can be joined together in an article in order to advance position C." Do you see what is meant here by Original Research here? An encyclopedic article has to document some notable bit of knowledge, and that knowledge has to exist prior to the article being written, otherwise it's just a collection of facts, and that's not what an encyclopedia is for. Best Regards, Pete.Hurd 04:43, 18 January 2007 (UTC)

Salt?! No, that really doesn't seem called for... Pete.Hurd 05:07, 19 January 2007 (UTC)
There doesn't seem to be anything like a "merge" consensus building in the AfD. Cross the bridge of what to do if this material gets pasted back into the pre-fork article when we get there. Pete.Hurd 05:20, 19 January 2007 (UTC)
The problem of the material being OR applies wherever it is. If it's unencylopedic OR, then it must not stay. Pete.Hurd 05:25, 19 January 2007 (UTC)
Being bold won't swing so far as closing an AfD early and ignoring the apparent consensus. The AfD will be closed by an Admin, and I expect that Admin will also be the go-to person if the material is recreated in the same form. Yeah, if it's recreated as non OR, then that's obviously for the best. But as explained above, this needs more than a couple of citations, it will need a rewrite from scratch once such a source has been found, read, digested etc. Pete.Hurd 06:07, 19 January 2007 (UTC)

AfD[edit]

I suggest you propose the idea at the AfD. Wait and see if people will change their mind, and accept your offer to cleanup and merge back into Science Fiction, or if you can re-write the article to meet WP:V, WP:RS, etc. Nishkid64 15:34, 19 January 2007 (UTC)

Some energy..[edit]

You're such a diligent editor and a very helpful user in this community. Here, have this cookie for some energy to keep doing what you do! ← ANAS Talk? 13:45, 21 January 2007 (UTC)

My signature[edit]

Is this any better? I've tried to reduce it, but I'm not sure if it's far enough, please let me know, or alter it yourslef if you wish Thanks, AsicsTalk 14:00, 21 January 2007 (UTC)

I've sorted it now!AsicsTalk 16:00, 21 January 2007 (UTC)

Newyorkbrad's RfA[edit]

Thank you for your support on my RfA, which closed favorably this morning, as well as for your kind comments accompanying your !vote. I appreciate the confidence the community has placed in me and am looking forward to my new responsibilities. Please let me know if ever you have any comments or suggestions, especially as I am learning how to use the tools. Best regards, Newyorkbrad 18:49, 21 January 2007 (UTC)

My RfA[edit]

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Thank you for supporting me in my RfA! It succeeded, and I now have The Tools – which I'm planning to use as wisely as I possibly can. I hope I will be worth your confidence. Thanks again! :-) –mysid 21:03, 22 January 2007 (UTC)

Deletion and deletionists and some thoughts[edit]

Hello Sharkface. I think you first have to assume that everybody involved around AfD and other Wikiplaces believes that they are working for the good of the project. Of course there's enough vagueness in the whole concept of Wikipedia that it's just normal to find that people are sometimes pulling in different directions. Sometimes (actually oftentimes) you get the feeling that the community's decision is mistaken but overall anyone has to admit that the whole thing is fairly successful.

A while back, I spent quite a bit of energy arguing for the deletion of Category:Terrorists. As it turns out, the category was kept and I still believe this to be a mistake (look at the debate if you want to know why, but that's not really relevant here) and it left me with the sad feeling that too many editors were not taking enough time to think things through. But I accept the consensus not because I believe that it always ends up being the best choice for the encyclopedia but because it allows the project as a whole to run smoothly. The only thing I can do when I find I'm in disagreement with the majority is to make my point as clearly as I can and hope that this will sway opinion. If it doesn't happen, well so be it, I move on and continue to do my bit to help

A similar situation arose around the time I was up for RfA: I argued for keeping List of hookers with hearts of gold and as you may remember this had people screaming bloody murder and frankly people that argued that I was bringing up ILIKEIT arguments were either acting in bad faith or had not read that debate. This is how Wikipedia works: you make your point, you respect others' opinions and when all is said and done you go with the flow, even when you feel the decision is ill-advised.

Deletionists, like me, tend to view deletion as something less than catastrophic and are worried that articles on extremely fringe topics, almanach-like trivia, vanity or fan-boyish biographies, etc, end up costing Wikipedia a considerable amount of editing time and are skewing its reputation. Consequently, they end up voting for deletion in a lot of AfD debates. Save for the occasional wacko, they don't do so out of lazyness: they believe that some articles are not worth saving. I take it you disagree with that position and that's fine with me. Just remember that people on the other side of the fence also believe they're defending Wikipedia's best interests. When you feel that deletion of a specific article is particularly problematic, take the time to argue your point, take the time to expand the article and demonstrate its worth, take the time, if need be, to ask deletion supporters to expand their arguments. If that does not work, then just accept that you disagree with the majority and work on something else. Surely, you won't lose much sleep if Mongolian Barbecue Great Place to Party is deleted but even in cases that you feel more strongly about, don't be bitter when you see the decision not going your way.

Well, ok that was a bit of a longish reply, sorry... Cheers, Pascal.Tesson 04:27, 23 January 2007 (UTC)

Hey man, sorry you got blasted by Elaragirl on that virtual classroom page. While I agree with some of her points, I'm not exactly sure why she got so ticked with your comments. (Maybe it reads differently when not viewed as a conversation between editors) In any case, I'm glad if you found some value to my advice. Cheers, Pascal.Tesson 22:30, 23 January 2007 (UTC)
Because it's on-topic with the current lesson, I've reposted the above discussion thread to User:The Transhumanist/Virtual classroom/Elaragirl, about deletion and deletionism#Bone to pick with deletionists, where others may notice it and contribute. Please feel free to continue the discussion there if you'd like. --The Transhumanist 06:13, 23 January 2007 (UTC)

Deletion / Censorship discussion[edit]

I have seen you around here on Wikipedia and have noted that you are among the more intelligent of Wikipedians (your work with virtual classroooms is outstanding). I've had this issue bugging me for a while but I wasn't sure who I could talk to about it. After reading your profile, I think you might know how to deal with this issue.

Recently, it seems that many high-quality articles are up for deletion quite often. Yes, there are the dozens upon dozens that are blatant advertising or spam, but now a large number a day seem to be up for deletion. I'm not sure what I (or anyone) can do about this.

Lost and confused, S h a r k f a c e 2 1 7 01:48, 21 January 2007 (UTC)

I've answered your query at User:The Transhumanist/Virtual classroom/Elaragirl, about deletion and deletionism#Discussion.   The Transhumanist   05:59, 23 January 2007 (UTC)

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My RfA[edit]

Thanks for taking the time to review my contributions and contribute to my RfA. I withdrew when it became clear that the uphill climb had crossed the snowball threshold, but I appreciate your feedback and the process gave me some good ideas for other ways I can be contributing to Wikipedia. I'll work on the areas that came up in the discussion, and try again after I've gained wider experience. -FisherQueen (Talk) 12:33, 23 January 2007 (UTC)

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Welcome back[edit]

I have a drifty on my tail, six o'clock. Ronbo76 05:22, 27 January 2007 (UTC)

See Charytin. Drifty may be connected. Ronbo76 05:25, 27 January 2007 (UTC)
Nice shooting; see her talkpage. Ronbo76 05:32, 27 January 2007 (UTC)
Negative, see history Honey Lake and its talkpage. Anon IP engaging me; maybe connected. Ronbo76 05:36, 27 January 2007 (UTC)
Rog, know how to check contribs. I could see his contribs on my Watchlist as he is following very closely all my contribs for past week. Ronbo76 05:41, 27 January 2007 (UTC)
Understood, but it's one thing to chase vandals. Even I don't chase users unless they have self-created or vandalized past W4. Still, it's kind of good because he has cleaned up one or two pages I meant to do. Ronbo76 05:44, 27 January 2007 (UTC)
Got one with db - J.J. Roberts United Methodist School ;)Ronbo76 05:51, 27 January 2007 (UTC)
Will check your contribs. Good night! Like that old USAF recruiting photo, Sleep tight, your USAF is up! Ronbo76 05:55, 27 January 2007 (UTC)
Business was brisk tonight even though the DEFCON never went above four. I got several db articles. I think I will buzz the tower before landing. ronbo76, out. Ronbo76 07:11, 28 January 2007 (UTC)

RE: Space warfare in fiction[edit]

Excellent work - thanks for saving the article (I was thinking of doing that myself but didn't get around to it). In terms of sourcing, that should be easy - just go through the articles on prominent sci-fi series such as Star Trek (which has hundreds of spin-off articles) and find some relevant episode names, films etc., in which examples of space warfare occurred. I will be happy to help you with this. Once again, thanks for saving this excellent article. Walton monarchist89 12:58, 28 January 2007 (UTC)

I've now reorganised the page, added loads more info and tons of sources - even the most ardent deletionist couldn't say it isn't sourced now. If it's OK with you I will consult a couple of those users who voted Delete on the AfD, before putting it back into the encyclopedia - I want to make sure they'll accept it, as I don't want it to get deleted again. Walton monarchist89 20:58, 29 January 2007 (UTC)
Yes, I see that the article has been re-created. The new version is well-sourced but lacks detail - it might be a good idea to merge in some of the better parts from our version (especially the pictures). Walton monarchist89 14:24, 30 January 2007 (UTC)

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Next RfA[edit]

Hi Sharkface. If your offer for co-nomination of my next attempt at RfA still stands, I am planning on next running in late March/early April. I believe that at that point I have a much more improved standing within Wikipedia and fully got up to scratch with all policy relevant to both what I do now as well as adminship. I'm planning on taking a few weeks out until March beginning in a few days as a bit of a break. I'll add a notice to my userpage when I do. Hope you're well. Wikiwoohoo 18:23, 1 February 2007 (UTC)

For you my good friend...[edit]

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I award you with this barnstar for your countless articles, and for your contributions to Wikipedia in general. You're a great help around here, and your work is appreciated; thank you. · AndonicO Talk · Sign Here 12:06, 2 February 2007 (UTC)

Congratulations on saving Space warfare in fiction too! | AndonicO Talk · Sign Here 12:06, 2 February 2007 (UTC)

It was about time I gave you one. :-) | AndonicO Talk · Sign Here 01:18, 4 February 2007 (UTC)

Thanks! I wasn't expecting one at 5:00 AM (I wasn't expecting much really :). I didn't know surreal. ;-) Thanks again. | AndonicO Talk · Sign Here 10:16, 4 February 2007 (UTC)

RE Space warfare in fiction[edit]

I was about to do as you asked in merging some of the extra info and sources to the current article, but when I got there I saw you'd done it already :) Thanks for saving this article - I think it's a valuable part of Wikipedia, and, thanks to our combined efforts, is now pretty well-written. Walton monarchist89 19:55, 4 February 2007 (UTC)

My RfA[edit]

Hey Sharkface,

I just would like to thank you for your support in my recent request for adminship, which passed with a final tally of 54/13/11. I appreciate the trust expressed by members of the community, and will do my best to uphold it.

Naturally, I am still becoming accustomed to using the new tools, so if you have suggestions or feedback, or need anything please let me know. - Gilliam 20:53, 5 February 2007 (UTC)

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My RFA[edit]

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Thank you for your support in my RfA, which closed at 111 / 1 / 2. I am humbled and rather shocked to see such kind comments and for it to reach WP:100. Please feel free to leave a note if I have made a mistake or if you need anything, I will start out slow and tackle the harder work once I get accustomed to the tools. Thank you once more, I simply cannot express in words my gratitude.


...fly on littlewing. ~ Arjun 19:51, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

RFA Nom[edit]

Hello again, Sharkface! Quite unexpectedly, Malber has nominated me to be an administrator. I remembered that you had previously offered to help me with a nomination, and I would like to see if you think I'm ready to run now. If you support Malber in his nomination of me, I would really appreciate it if you would co-nominate me (if you do, then see here). If you don't think I'm ready, then please let me know, and I will wait a little longer before running. Thanks! -- P.B. Pilhet / 21:31, 9 February 2007 (UTC)


P.S. -- Jcam has also offered to help me if I ever needed a nomination, so I'm going to go and ask him if he thinks I'm ready as well.


After thinking about it, I have decided to accept the nomination a bit early. If you would like to support or oppose me, please feel free! -- P.B. Pilhet / 16:46, 10 February 2007 (UTC)
Thank you so much for the co-nom, Shark! I didn't expect such a showing of support! -- P.B. Pilhet / 22:49, 10 February 2007 (UTC)

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Hi[edit]

You a user of AIM/MSN? thanks/Fenton, Matthew Lexic Dark 52278 Alpha 771 01:45, 14 February 2007 (UTC)

I see, no worries anyway :-) thanks/Fenton, Matthew Lexic Dark 52278 Alpha 771 01:49, 14 February 2007 (UTC)

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VegaDark's Request for Adminship[edit]

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Thank you for supporting my RfA. It was successful at a unanimous 52/0/0. I hope I can live up to the kind words expressed of me there, and hope to now be more of an asset to the community with access to the tools. Please feel free to leave a message on my talk page if you have any suggestions for me in the future. Thanks again! VegaDark 07:16, 16 February 2007 (UTC)


Thanks for the barnstar[edit]

Thanks for the barnstar you awarded me - it's the first I've ever received! Walton monarchist89 15:53, 18 February 2007 (UTC)

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RfA thanks[edit]

Hi, Sharkface217, I just wanted to thank you for your support on my RfA, which was successful with a final tally of 61/0/2. Now that I have the admin tools, I'm really going to let those vandals have it! :-) Anyway, I'm honored at the trust you and the community have placed in me. If you have any comments about my use of the tools I would be glad to hear from you on my talk page. Thanks again! Heimstern Läufer 07:08, 22 February 2007 (UTC)

Smile![edit]


Hey Sharkface, how have you been? Dfrg.msc 22:47, 24 February 2007 (UTC)

My RfA[edit]

My request for adminship has closed successfully (79/0/1), so it appears that I am now an administrator. Thanks very much for your vote of confidence. If there's anything I can ever do to help, please don't hesitate to let me know. IrishGuy talk 01:30, 25 February 2007 (UTC)

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RfA thanks[edit]

Ah, so, Mr Sharkface, we meet again! And thank you muchly for your support at my RfA. A great level of support, a humbling result. And some very kind words from yourself, if I do say. It seems like a very long time ago we met in strange circumstances, but if there is anything I can do to help in my new capacity - please do not hesitate to gi's a shout! Cheers, man. :) Bubba hotep 21:19, 6 March 2007 (UTC)

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Cinema work up for deletion[edit]

Unbelievably a certain user has now put all of the cinema templates up for deletion which I have worked very hard on to improve articles. I believe they serve a great purpose for establishing a better understanding and connection between articles of each industry to make them flow. But in totla haste he has gone ahead and proposed the lot. If my hard work is deleted I really feel that I should leave wikipedia for good and feel my 35,000 edits are not really respected. I am willing to limit the use of the American template but not the others. It will affect thousands of articles already. Many users have expressed that they think the tmeplates are very useful from all over ad have even neen awarded a barnstar for my work. But just like that the plan is to wipe out all of my efforts in this field. For example see the bottom of Las Aguas Bajan Turbias or Allegro non troppo. Can anyone really say that it is terrible? ♦ Sir Blofeld ♦ "I've been expecting you" 14:24, 14 March 2007 (UTC)

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My farewell week[edit]

Hello, hope you are well.

I have decided to leave Wikipedia and will spend this week saying my goodbyes as well as tying up any loose ends. I know that you had been willing to co-nominate me for adminship and I am very grateful for your confidence in me. I've decided though that now is the time to leave, and try new things, try more old things a bit more often and otherwise leave the editing of Wikipedia to the many capable editors, like yourself.

Good luck with whatever you go on to do, and keep up the good work here!

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My RfA[edit]

Thank you for your support in my recent successful RfA.--Anthony.bradbury 10:44, 31 March 2007 (UTC)

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I'll get in touch with an administrator tomorrow and ask him about the Notability guidelines and whether this would fit the criteria, so all should be well )) Thanks, though. ==Samian 19:43, 22 May 2007 (UTC)

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The DYK Medal[edit]

Thank you for the award. -- Jreferee (Talk) 14:42, 4 September 2007 (UTC)

My barnstar[edit]

Thanks for the award. It was highly appreciated. Laleena 21:15, 4 September 2007 (UTC)

Ditto. --Lenin and McCarthy | (Complain here) 03:00, 5 September 2007 (UTC)

Deletionist?[edit]

I'm not really a deletionist, for example see Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Kyle Snyder (soldier), [1], and the more recent [2]. Best regards, Pete.Hurd 03:51, 5 September 2007 (UTC)

Oh, and BTW I think the first half of Space Warfare in fiction is a pretty decent article. Cheers, Pete.Hurd 03:56, 5 September 2007 (UTC)
LOL! full points for that, touche' Pete.Hurd 03:58, 5 September 2007 (UTC)

Award[edit]

Hey Sharkface217,
Here is the award that you've earned by finding my super secret page. User:Selfworm/HiddenLinkAward Congratulations! selfwormTalk) 04:54, 5 September 2007 (UTC)