- 1 Laissez-faire Yi whats-his-name
- 2 RD
- 3 Chief of Air Force (Australia)
- 4 Bassoon
- 5 Pehkay
- 6 Superscripted ordinals
- 7 R.E: User:Albania T
- 8 Man la yahduruhu al-faqih
- 9 Little Big Horn Edits
- 10 Too many entries
- 11 Editing lb
- 12 thank you
- 13 Thanks, etc.
- 14 Re:Link removal "Biography of Foo"
- 15 No problem
- 16 Horsch photos
- 17 Show Preview?
- 18 RAD/DAD
- 19 Warning
- 20 Subpages
- 21 Thank you for your assistance
- 22 I am duly informed
- 23 Fitna (film)
- 24 Finches
- 25 Consistency through the timespace continuum and all that (response)
- 26 Re:Eek! Be careful editing comments
- 27 templates
- 28 re:666
- 29 Signpost delivery
- 30 your little outburst
- 31 Kosovo Flag
- 32 Re:Name
- 33 Einstein Religious views (See main text?)
- 34 RE:†
- 35 Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard#Jack Merridew
- 36 Barnstar.
- 37 RE: Salem Alba
- 38 Tickhill Castle
- 39 Re: Babies and bathwater
- 40 Re: Bad 'assocations'
- 41 The OC
- 42 Re:
- 43 Re: Leonardo da Vinci
- 44 Re: Chewing gum
- 45 Cal Poly
- 46 The month is....
- 47 Disambiguation
- 48 RFA Thanks
- 49 All is for the best, in this, the best of all possible worlds
- 50 Hajj
- 51 Gagarin
- 52 Sufism questions
- 53 About my Black List
- 54 Using AWB
- 55 New Consensus sought on lead sentence
- 56 John McCain presidential campaign, 2008
- 57 Not feeling Huggle-able?
- 58 You anti-toolist, you
- 59 Request for mediation not accepted
- 60 depending on the references..
- 61 Thank you
- 62 Presidents' middle names in infoboxes
- 63 Thanks for the support!
- 64 Reply on my talk page
- 65 Your note
- 66 Links
- 67 Penghu
- 68 Andycjp
- 69 RFM
- 70 Wikipedia:Requests for mediation/Roman Catholic Church
- 71 Request for mediation accepted
- 72 Wikipedia talk:Requests for mediation/Roman Catholic Church
- 73 Voting
- 74 RCC mediation
- 75 RCC Mediation
- 76 RCC mediation
- 77 Roman Catholic Church mediation outcome
- 78 Could you check a 13-month old edit?
- 79 Thanks
- 80 and a "Thank you" from me, too
- 81 Vote Re CC origins and historians differing POV's
- 82 Articles for deletion nomination of Thompson Middle School (Alabama)
- 83 Catholic Church
- 84 Ping
- 85 "Cuantious" characters...
- 86 Thanks for the heads-up
- 87 You are now a Reviewer
- 88 Late response to your question
- 89 March 2011
- 90 st. david
- 91 Talkback
- 92 Edwards Pierrepont
- 93 Evolution
- 94 Transarctic comma
- 95 Cyprus
- 96 Notification of discussion
- 97 Hundertwasser Toilets
- 98 Lifting the Gibraltar DYK restrictions
- 99 Cicuta - dialysis does / does not
- 100 Thank you
- 101 Before casting aspersions
- 102 Catholic Church change
- 103 Four Freedoms (Norman Rockwell)
- 104 Talkback
- 105 Pinyin vandal
- 106 Language
- 107 Talkback
- 108 Re:Solar storm of 2012
- 109 Request for comment
- 110 Nice catch
- 111 Apologies for revert
- 112 Thx
- 113 Rotating pocket heater
- 114 i was editing
- 115 dude
- 116 ArbCom elections are now open!
- 117 Hey!
- 118 Recognition
- 119 ANI report
- 120 Sisters of Charity Hospital (Buffalo)
- 121 RE:Flagging you
- 122 Thanks for your recent edits to Computational Anatomy
- 123 Deletion discussion about No Cross, No Crown
- 124 Thank you for your edits
- 125 ArbCom Elections 2016: Voting now open!
- 126 South Indian Diaspora
- 127 Response
- 128 Response
- 129 Response
- 130 Old news bad news
- 131 LinuxInsider references brought to RSN
- 132 Rashtriya Inter College Surir
- 133 You Can Changes
- 134 Edits
- 135 Serge Geoffrion
- 136 Not Simple English
- 137 Discussion invite
- 138 New move request for New York
Laissez-faire Yi whats-his-name
Thanks for the edit; I had just noticed it myself, went to login and you had already rolled back one of the edits. Keen eyes for the win.
Pehkay seems to be a member of a church organization and said "what the" while not using foul language in the text, he/she implied that all of his/her postings have been about promoting the local church. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Anyuse200 (talk • contribs) 20:30, 19 February 2008 (UTC)
- Ordinal numbers are given as words using the same rules as for cardinal numbers. The exception is ordinals for centuries, which are always expressed in figures (the 5th century CE; 19th-century painting). The ordinal suffix (e.g., th) is not superscripted (23rd and 496th, not 23rd and 496th).
- The rule for cardinal numbers is given earlier:
- In the body of an article, single-digit whole numbers (from zero to nine) are given as words; numbers of more than one digit are generally rendered as figures, and alternatively as words if they are expressed in one or two words (sixteen, eighty-four, two hundred, but 3.75, 544, 21 million).
- So in the body of the article, GHWB could be given either as the 41st or as the forty-first president, but in an infobox he's always the 41st.
- Hope this helps -- Zsero (talk) 06:11, 21 February 2008 (UTC)
R.E: User:Albania T
I think everyone has their userpage and talk page on watch. In fact, I think it becomes watched automatically when you create your account. Anyway, I didn't see the edits since I'm not very active on this wiki (I do make a few major edits every now and then though), though thanks for the reverts and warning. --AAA! (AAAA) 14:37, 22 February 2008 (UTC)
Man la yahduruhu al-faqih
Hi and thank you for writing. The correct litteral translation is "For him not in the presence of a Jurisprudent", not Jurisprudence, because the latter is "Fiqh" while the former is "Faqih". I just just add an a between presence and jurisprudent. Thank you anyway. Hamid-Masri (talk) 11:47, 3 March 2008 (UTC)
Little Big Horn Edits
Thanks, Shenme, for doing the research legwork to confirm the (likely) validity of my edits. The "Trout" name is clearly a bad joke that was just allowed to persist too long. For the other - and one more I haven't yet touched, "Frank Stanton, packer" - I've studied that battle for 45 years both in primary source material and in the many books written about it, and I never once came across the name "Lindsay" among the KIA. Doesn't necessarily mean that there wasn't a Lindsay killed or a Stanton wounded - but if there is a source for either or both, someone needs to bring forward. Looks to me like that old Wiki sport of putting one's own name into an article about history or pop culture. Thanks again!Sensei48 (talk) 04:46, 4 March 2008 (UTC)
Too many entries
In addition, there are too many entries for one month. The February section in 2007 lists 25 entries while the February section in 2008 lists 45 entries. I think that is too many entries. Shouldn't some entries be located. This is not an article about all current events.Birdienest81 (talk) 06:37, 5 March 2008 (UTC)
i am new to the wiki and not only do i not know propper etiquette in its practice but i do not know how to track a specific post, like that.--i am a fan of any and all contributers to wikipedia, espically the ones devoting time to categories!!--Dieselweasel (talk) 08:12, 7 March 2008 (UTC)
...For the reversion, but I see on your user page: "This user clicks on Wikidrama way too often." Amen! I laughed, literally, out loud. Wish I could quit the bad habit myself ... it's why I wrote WP:IAD, as a reminder ... Have a nice weekend, Antandrus (talk) 03:01, 8 March 2008 (UTC)
Re:Link removal "Biography of Foo"
I might have overreacted, but I'm still skeptical whether the guy was naive or conniving. In any case, there's a bit of discussion on User talk:Wknight94 if you're interested. Horsch has been told what he needs to do, and we'll see if he does it or not. Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? 04:13, 11 March 2008 (UTC)
- I don't have any problem with putting one's own name in the picture's file name. The problem was the guy posting links to his site and using an advertising tone. He's been told how to do it right, so we'll see. Baseball Bugs What's up, Doc? 09:51, 11 March 2008 (UTC)
Oh thanks...for some reason, my broswer constantly is lagging out (500 Server Error, or like that) and I think this was one of the times...I had to go all the way back to the mainpage until I could finally get on wikipedia. I should've checked to make sure it went right. Thanks for fixing this. I'll be sure to do that in the future. SpencerT♦C 14:58, 14 March 2008 (UTC)
Do not post slanderous accusations on my page again and do not rant on my page either. If you are going to point out problems point out evidence as to why you think they are problems. Hypocritically telling me that strong opinions is a "bad thing" is childish as well as hypocritical. You let your strong opinion be known by carelessly posting a rant and not backing up what you said with anything but emotionalism and not bothering to research.
"Like one who seizes a dog by the ears is a passer-by who meddles in a quarrel not his own." - Proverbs 26:17
Go wander and pull on some other dog's ears, like Novangelis'. One more thing: learn what evidence means, and learn what bias means.
- Starfire777's comment above is clearly a breach of WP:CIVIL, and is probably best deleted. You have every right to delete such comments from your user talk page. The guidance you posted on Starfire777's talk page was reasonable and helpful, but unsurprisingly was deleted by the editor who was on a rampage of disruptive editing, and was subsequently given a temporary block for edit warring. While it's laudable to try to help new users to understand how to contribute, your time is valuable and sometimes a brief reference to policies or use of a suitable template can work better. Template:Welcomenpov is one possibility, and that page includes instructions for use as well as links to related templates. Thanks for your efforts, which are much appreciated. .. dave souza, talk 09:14, 24 March 2008 (UTC)
Thank you for your assistance
I really appreciate your help with the Anthony Nalli entry. Notimpressed / unimpressed has been on an completed unwarranted smear campaign through Aviation.ca and the General Aviation Ontario Yahoo list. He has made several false and defamatory statements in these places that have since been removed by administrators. He has also been asked to publicly retract his statements and apologize. Not only has this not taken place but he has embarked on other troubling actions including Wikipedia and also a public organization in which both he and Anthony are members. He is well known within this organization as being problematic.
It has been suggested that the Anthony Nalli article be protected as it is not generally updated legitimately very often and has only been the target of vandalism. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Avsafety (talk • contribs) 05:18, 30 March 2008 (UTC)
This guy sounds paranoid. Also, his footnotes do not verify the claims. They are self-referential and do not point to a source.
I think that last comment might have been from user:noconflict, another sockpuppet of user:notimpressed and user:unimpressed. He continues to find ways to continue his attack despite it being groundless and pointless. Avsafety (talk) 23:05, 30 March 2008 (UTC)
In answer to the question if www.pcas.ca "Close Calls Articles" is self-published and therefore unusable, the answer is yes. The author of the Anthony Nalli piece is Anthony Nalli. the link is to his business website where he has self-published his articles. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 11:07, 31 March 2008 (UTC)
That makes sense and is reasonable. There are several other websites where the articles are posted by independent webmasters in addition to the magazines the column is carried in monthly. The www.pcas.ca postings can be disregarded without adversely affecting the article. Avsafety (talk) 12:05, 31 March 2008 (UTC)
No Substantiation. Seemed the editor here did not test these links supplied as footnotes. One is dead. Two does not substantiate the claim.
I am duly informed
Heh, never would have guessed. It sounded like some sort of weird nonsense edit. Apparently it was a refdesk question instead. Nice of you to take the trouble to look it up. --erachima talk 08:43, 4 April 2008 (UTC)
Thanks for responding so quickly! I'm a frequent user of Wikipedia, but I don't often involve myself in major edits, ordinarily only fixing vandalism or minor issues as I come across them. Thanks for reffering Dave souza to it. I had another question regarding the phrasing of the sentence, but his knowlege and sources helped clear up the issue. Thanks again! -Richbank (talk) 00:22, 16 April 2008 (UTC)
Consistency through the timespace continuum and all that (response)
Re:Eek! Be careful editing comments
- No problem, thanks for the message. While I doubt an IP would have a problem with having his old warnings archived, nevertheless the problem with the content you reverted is that it strongly implies a contradiction of WP:BLANKING, the present wording of which reflects the result of numerous discussions, not to mention pointless revert wars on IP talk pages. 18.104.22.168 (talk) 00:05, 23 April 2008 (UTC)
Opps. I apologize. I really do not remember doing that. I must have accidentally hit "rollback". Probably happened while doing a mouse gesture with my watchlist open. That never happened when I used Opera, but Firefox's mouse gesture extension just isn't as good. Again, I apologize and I want you to know that I did not purposely revert you. I agree that anon's edit was vandalism and contradicted the cited sourced.-Andrew c [talk] 04:38, 23 April 2008 (UTC)
Feel free to do so. When I get a chance, I prune the list, but it's a time-consuming task. I should see if someone'll give me a bot-generated list of all the spamlist users who haven't edited recently. Ral315 (talk) 06:41, 24 April 2008 (UTC)
your little outburst
This is the International situation International_reaction_to_the_2008_Kosovo_declaration_of_independence, which is largely about politics not what Wikipedia does. The constitution of Kosovo has yet to be ratified by its own government and until it does it is still part of FRY. I think the schedule for ratification is 14/15 June 2008, but check WP:Kosovo for policy confirmation. Recognition or the lack of it doesn't play on Wikipedia (and boy is there fun on disputed territories), verifiability demands a ratified sovereign constitution. Until then the Autonomous Republic of Kosovo would be the likeliest candidate for the flag - I think it is still flying on WP:Kosovo. -- EhsanQ (talk) 11:49, 27 April 2008 (UTC)
Well, the name is actually "The Clawed One", lol. I was originally registered here as "Drake Clawfang", which is the name I use all over the net, but then I got that notice about password strength, changed it and forgot it and thus had to re-register. So I used my self-appointed title as "The Clawed One". The Clawed One (talk) 16:54, 27 April 2008 (UTC)
Einstein Religious views (See main text?)
- Well, I prefer not to put "see main text" in there, but you make a reasonable case for doing so, so I won't oppose putting it back in. Thanks for the note. — DAGwyn (talk) 21:34, 28 April 2008 (UTC)
Wow, I would have never thought of that, and you are right, people around here will always find something controversial. It has been changed :) « Gonzo fan2007 (talk ♦ contribs) @ 07:05, 3 May 2008 (UTC)
You might be interested in Wikipedia:Administrators'_noticeboard#Jack_Merridew - Peregrine Fisher (talk) 02:58, 2 May 2008 (UTC)
- Sorry I didn't contact you about this, I was hoping to catch you on IRC. I'll be interested to hear your thoughts and I'm more than happy to discuss your concerns either here or privately. Ryan Postlethwaite 03:08, 2 May 2008 (UTC)
- Discuss what exactly? My opinion had been most consistent on this matter for the past three years. You did not even bother notifying me of this. What am I supposed to make out of this?
- Will I be accused of disruption if I file an RFAR against him? Although the conclusion of the last one was rather solid: . Will I be accused of disruption for getting stalked by him? He has developed many very cunning ways over the years...
- In no way will I make any effort whatsoever to avoid him. In no way will I agree on anything concerning Davenbelle. I will not be inconvenienced the slightest bit for Davenbelle anymore. If there is anyone that will be inconvenienced will be Davenbelle. In addition the entire community will need to baby sit his current account (Jack Merridew) and all possible sockpuppets. Community seeking to unblock him should do so knowing this. Enough is enough.
- -- Cat chi? 23:30, 3 May 2008 (UTC)
- Not avoiding. Know the old wive's tale about cats and babies? (sigh) Shenme (talk) 03:30, 4 May 2008 (UTC)
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RE: Salem Alba
Yes, if a user blanks their article, you can csd it, Huggle will usually comment that the creator of the page is the one who blanked, but for some reason it didn't. So to me it just looked like someone was blanking the page. Either way, when blanking the page, the csd template should have been left up -- Darth Mike (Talk • Contribs) 05:43, 5 August 2008 (UTC)
Re: Babies and bathwater
Re: Bad 'assocations'
Thanks Shenme. Love the pun. I chose to hunt for that misspelling because it might affect a greater number of users (by definition.) Sort of a Zen/PERL approach. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Mr. Science (talk • contribs) 12:33, 7 September 2008 (UTC)
Hi Shenme. I believe there was agreement that there should be a degree of discussion regarding predictions of Muhammad in Hindu sources on the basis that the content could be reliably sourced. Looking at the section now, it's likely that it can be reduced a bit in weight, but there does seem to be some depth of discussion in the sources provided such as Sikand so the topic probably shouldn't be thrown out the window completely IMO. Regards, ITAQALLAH 13:56, 20 September 2008 (UTC)
Re: Leonardo da Vinci
Hi. Da Vinci himself had never been to the Middle East, but I included him in the "Middle Eastern writers" category because the article states that he may have had Middle Eastern descent through his slave/peasant mother. I don't usually include edit summaries for minor categorization edits, but I'll try to make sure I do from now on to avoid any possible confusion next time. Regards, Jagged 85 (talk) 06:37, 21 September 2008 (UTC)
Re: Chewing gum
You're welcome. Interestingly enough, the History section was already deleted in the same circumstances then restored months later. I agree regarding the deterioration of articles. Maybe flagged revisions will be a step in the right direction to remedy it... Korg (talk) 22:21, 24 September 2008 (UTC)
Hello. I respectfully object to your reversion of my edit in the Cal Poly article, and stand by my position on the naming of the school. As I do not want the incorrect information that you have re-inserted into the article to remain, how do I go about changing the situation? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 (talk) 05:50, 30 September 2008 (UTC)
The month is....
Shenme, I'd like to thank you for voting in my RFA. Thanks also for expressing your trust in me, and I hope that I live up to your expectations. Don't forget, if you have any questions (or bits of advice), please leave a message on my talk page. Thanks again, SpencerT♦C 02:47, 8 October 2008 (UTC)
One of the advantages of not having many supporters at your RFA is that there are fewer people to thank at the end. Thanks for your support and your willingness to look at my complete record. I'm going to try to interpret this resounding defeat as a statement that I should choose my words more carefully in the future, and remember that every statement I make gets recorded forever, just waiting to get carefully transcribed onto my next RFA. I would go insane if I believed that it was repudiation of what I truly meant: that no editor should consciously and willfully ignore guidelines and policies, and editors that repeatedly do so should not be rewarded for or supported in doing so.
I'm sure I'll get back to full speed editing soon, because, after all, , every day, and in every way, I am getting better and better.—Kww(talk) 05:32, 9 October 2008 (UTC)
Ah, that was my bad with the Islam template. I think I was reviewing the page and it didn't seem to have one... I think I thought it had been removed. It's definitely better where it was, it was totally an accident and I'm glad you noticed and fixed it. Sorry about that.
Recently all I've been doing is rvv - I kind of hate it when school goes back into session because all the eejits are rarin' up to screw up Wikipedia and I don't have time to actually edit much, just spend all my time "delousing" existing articles. ناهد/(Nåhed) speak! 05:53, 12 October 2008 (UTC)
You'll notice that Gagarin's date of death is still there. Having "status: deceased" is tautologous and thus superfluous when "date of death" is just below.Catiline63 (talk) 15:25, 12 October 2008 (UTC)
About my Black List
I keep that list so I can show an administrator that this editor is clearly a repeat offender by keeping tabs on the specific webpages that show the differences so I can place them on the noticeboard or an admin's talk page. In otherwords, it's a form of link-storage sandbox. I only use it for incidences of vandalism that have been noted or warned by other editors, or occasionally ClueBot after a review of their edit. I only use this on blatent vandalism and it will be occasionally placed on the Administrator's Noticeboard. As a matter of fact I intend to create a template that transcludes the page to the noticeboard inside a box. The userbox is ment to be a statement of my dedication to fighting and no-tolerance approach to vandalism.--Ipatrol (talk) 01:11, 25 October 2008 (UTC)
Hi. On the few occasions where someone's noticed and informed me of a systematic error produced by my use of AWB across a number of pages, I've happily worked through them to correct it. If it's any consolation, the number of pages affected in this way are a tiny fraction of those edited without problem. To paraphrase a saying, "anti-toolism" might result in useful babies such as AWB being thrown out with the proverbial bathwater.
The AWB edits of non-encyclopedic pages involve updating links rather than altering content, so shouldn't pose a problem. The number of times a systematic error in an AWB task has unintentionally caused changes to content on these pages is so small that I can't recall the last time it occurred. I do try to apologize and learn from any inconvenience caused.
New Consensus sought on lead sentence
- Hello again, if I can try your patience a bit more- I am conducting now a new vote here  but this is on whether or not you think the sources support the article text in note 1 which follows Catholic Church in the lead sentence. Soidi has challenged that my sources do not support the text. Please come give me your opinion so I can have consensus either one way or the other so we can move forward. NancyHeise talk 03:36, 30 October 2008 (UTC)
John McCain presidential campaign, 2008
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Not feeling Huggle-able?
Nothing wrong with being anti-toolist; they do not make misteaks impossible to make. "To err is human, but to really screw things up requires a computer." You're right, I didn't fix much at all! On the rare occasions that I do use Huggle I take great care not to revert anything unless it's obvious, and this one fooled me. However, I have done the same without Huggle, so I know the fallibility is my own. Thanks for pointing it out.--otherlleft (talk) 12:04, 7 November 2008 (UTC)
You anti-toolist, you
Yah, I pressed the "vandal" button in this revert. I like Twinkle 'cause it makes reverting malicious vandalism easier, although I see your point about it seeming harsh. Sorry about that. My contributions list show, I think, that I'm not about reverting vandalism, though--I'm into improving articles. Maya Angelou is one of my pet projects; her book I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings will become a FA. Dr. Angelou's article is heavily vandalized, in some pretty horrendous ways, so I tend to be a little protective towards it. I use Twinkle because I'm basically a lazy person, so I apologize if my use of the vandal button ruffled your feathers (pun intended). Although please understand that if you had made the edit while logged in, I wouldn't have been so quick at pressing that particular button, since it's typically anonymous IPs that have done the most malicious vandalizing. I also changed the one instance of inconsistency in regards to Die vs Diiie. --Figureskatingfan (talk) 15:23, 7 November 2008 (UTC)
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depending on the references..
For your comments at Roman Catholic Church. I am sorry to inform you that we failed FAC but will again be at peer review in a few weeks to sort things out. Hopefully we will make it through next time. We will be contacting all supporters and opposers of the article when we open the next peer review to hopefully get all issues addressed and hashed out before the next FAC try. Thanks again for your time and attention to this important article. NancyHeise talk 01:16, 9 November 2008 (UTC)
Presidents' middle names in infoboxes
Thanks for the support!
Reply on my talk page
Thanks for dropping by and leaving your comments. It is too bad that there isn't a better way to cooperate on the same pattern. Unfortunately, I'd still have to check them all even if you had done some. I guess if I knew you were doing it and you worked forward from the last items that came up in the search that would work. Not sure what my best find is yet. Was pretty amazed at the number who use "formely". Keep up the good work. LilHelpa (talk) 11:57, 24 November 2008 (UTC)
- Wow, that's good stuff. I generally don't think to check those, but will look for them now. Thanks. LilHelpa (talk) 01:52, 25 November 2008 (UTC)
I see from your post User talk:Andycjp#Fourth (or fifth?) questioning of your linking/delinking that you are aware of this user's history of transgression. User:Hordaland very well summarized past efforts to reign him in, including mine, here. I see that he has told you an excuse for the activity you questioned, which seems to be the first step in a pattern of pretending innocence, flippantly dismissing the charge, and then arguing with Wikipedia policy. He has been temporarily blocked in the past, but he has always been allowed to continue his prolific renegade editing. I do not understand why; his edits range from biased to inaccurate to absurd, and administrators have acknowledged this. Do you think it would be worth going to the noticeboard once more? (At the risk of contradicting myself, I will warn you against embroiling yourself to the point of frustration. Following my initial correspondence and complaints, I found myself burnt out and drawn away from editing articles.) MagnesianPhoenix (talk) 17:29, 17 December 2008 (UTC)
Hello Shenme. When you have a minute, could you pop over to the above page and say whether you agree or disagree to the mediation proceeding? At the minute, we're just waiting for you and one more user. Ryan PostlethwaiteSee the mess I've created or let's have banter 23:18, 26 January 2009 (UTC)
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Hi Shenme, I have made a motion to close the mediation for reasons described here . Please come and post either your agreement or disagreement at the same link. Thanks. NancyHeise talk 17:23, 24 February 2009 (UTC)
Shenme, we are voting at mediation on the name of the Church here . Are you OK with changing the article name to Catholic Church and having a lead sentence that states "The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church"? Please cast your vote so we can either find consensus or not for this suggestion. Thanks.
Roman Catholic Church mediation outcome
Hi, you are receiving this message because you were an original party to the mediation process regarding the Catholic Church name issue. The mediation outcome has been summarized and moved to the Catholic Church talk page here . Please feel free to come join our discussion of the outcome taking place now before making the actual changes in the article. Thanks for your help and kind cooperation toward a mutually agreeable solution. NancyHeise talk 14:52, 13 June 2009 (UTC)
Could you check a 13-month old edit?
Thanks for pointing the mistake out on the Donghu page - I may well have missed it. I removed all the brackets around that occurrence of Yuezhi as the name appears above properly linked. Thanks and cheers, John Hill (talk) 06:16, 27 September 2009 (UTC)
and a "Thank you" from me, too
Vote Re CC origins and historians differing POV's
Hello Shenme, sorry to bother you but we are having a vote on the Catholic Church page regarding whether or not to include the dispute among historians regarding the Church origins. Can you please come an give us your vote so we can come to consensus? Vote is taking place here  Thanks! NancyHeise talk 01:27, 23 October 2009 (UTC)
Articles for deletion nomination of Thompson Middle School (Alabama)
I have nominated Thompson Middle School (Alabama), an article that you created, for deletion. I do not think that this article satisfies Wikipedia's criteria for inclusion, and have explained why at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Thompson Middle School (Alabama). Your opinions on the matter are welcome at that same discussion page; also, you are welcome to edit the article to address these concerns. Thank you for your time.
Hi Shenme, we are discussing the sex abuse paragraph here . I am trying to get some past editors to come to the discussion so we can discover what others think. Thanks, NancyHeise talk 19:31, 1 December 2009 (UTC)
In spanish language, the word "cuantioso" would be just right in that phrase, and I'm sure I checked the word in english... never mind. What I meant to say is that Goetz has a lot of characters. What would be the word? "... The considerable number of characters to be played"? Deafussy (talk) 14:55, 25 February 2010 (UTC)
Thanks for the heads-up
Thanks for catching the problem with my edit on Stalinism. It must have been editing from a school computer that messed things up. I have done what I originally intended to do (fix commas). Mattqat (talk) 22:54, 15 April 2010 (UTC)
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Late response to your question
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St. David School (Richmond, California) an article that you have participated in editing has been nominated for deletion a second time, the first time in 2006 resulted in no consensus and, it can be reviewed here. The current discussion on the removal of the article is located here should you wish leave your comment.LuciferWildCat (talk) 05:18, 22 December 2011 (UTC)
Just because a paragraph does not explicitly use the word "evolution" does not mean its not talking about evolution. For instance at Eel it talked about the origin of Eels. This is a passing/indirect reference to evolution. In some other articles it mentioned sub-species. This is also a passing/indirect reference to evolution. Pass a Method talk 06:46, 6 September 2012 (UTC)
Shenme, this post you made on Pass a Method's talk page is right-on. You are far from the only person who has expressed concern about this user's edits. See here, here and here, for examples. You might want to drop John Carter a line about this so we can ago ahead and get that User:John Carter/Pass a Method WP:RfC/U started. 126.96.36.199 (talk) 07:29, 6 September 2012 (UTC)
- I don't know how History2007, while criticizing this user, has seen "no terrible edits" from this user, though, especially since he's acknowledged that he's seen evidence presented on John Carter's talk page and since he has had to combat some of Pass a Method's terrible edits before. 188.8.131.52 (talk) 07:34, 6 September 2012 (UTC)
There are four sovereign administrations on Cyprus, but somehow we do not have a proper article on the island. We have a mixture of the island with the so-called "Republic of Cyprus", which is far from being the island. (I am afraid it is a little bit confusing though...) All the best. --E4024 (talk) 17:19, 6 December 2012 (UTC)
Notification of discussion
A few months ago, you participated in a discussion on Wikipedia talk:Did you know about Gibraltar-related DYKs on the Main Page. I am proposing that the temporary restrictions on such DYKs, which were imposed in September 2012, should be lifted and have set out a case for doing so at Wikipedia talk:Did you know/Gibraltar-related DYKs. If you have a view on this, please comment at that page. Prioryman (talk) 21:47, 13 February 2013 (UTC)
Lifting the Gibraltar DYK restrictions
A couple of months ago, you opposed a proposal to lift the restrictions on Gibraltar-related DYKs, which were imposed in September 2012. Could you possibly clarify (1) under what conditions you would support a lifting of the restrictions, and (2) when you think it would be appropriate to lift the restrictions? Prioryman (talk) 20:07, 7 April 2013 (UTC)
Cicuta - dialysis does / does not
Hey, thanks for noticing that; it was meant to say "hemodialysis, hemoperfusion or other extracorporeal techniques do not remove cicutoxin from the blood and are therefore not useful in enhancing elimination". I have fixed it up.
Thank you for contacting me regarding my edits to Parlour. I was employing a somewhat common usage of "elided" for discussing ideas - the concept being that ideas are revised through the process of elision. In this case, what was being elided was the monastic notion of an exemption form vows of silence and seclusion from the world, both integral to the original meaning and usage of "parlour." However, since it confused you, it might confuse others, so I have revised it the passage to avoid any confusion.TheCormac (talk) 14:52, 31 May 2013 (UTC)
Before casting aspersions
…please, do your homework. You are savvy enough to count my edits (which even I do not), you are bold enough to click on User Talk Edit to leave me a snide message; be respectful and considerate enough to read about the unique Wikipedia retirement announcement that appears on my User page, with which you are unfamiliar . If you go to the appropriate help page, associated with that announcement, you will find that it is perfectly in keeping with what I am doing to prepare for my departure. (And if you look closely at the talk page you edited, it actually says, "Preparing for departure." (Otherwise, those that deserve knowing more, already have further explanation. You were a stranger, and now less than one for your lack of civility, and so you have all explanation required. Le Prof Leprof 7272 (talk) 00:49, 11 May 2014 (UTC)
- So a gentle answer turns aware wrath, eh. Well, okay, thank you. Note, in re: your comments, it was not I who created a trove of clever visuals to imbue this place with personality and meaning. You will find no other evidence of them in my work—no clever color or position changes to my name, no Barnstars accepted or created to give, etc. It is only appropriate (adj.), that I appropriate (v.) one such clever, relevant case, even if infamous, to mark my departing. For if only it were truly about the the real value of the words here! (It was your counting my edits that set me off.) So, message received, and I will continue preparing for departure, and will not leave until… prepared. Cheers. Le Prof Leprof 7272 (talk) 02:16, 11 May 2014 (UTC)
Catholic Church change
I thought my changes were relatively minor and I certainly didn't intend to "thumb my nose" at anyone as you suggest.
To answer your two questions:
1. "members" is more neutral than "believers" because the first is quantifiable by the number of baptisms; the second is not because we have no way of knowing how many baptised Catholics are still "believers" in the faith they were baptised into.
2. the number in my mind gives the reader an idea of the size of the Church. We could say "more than 1.2 billion" or be more more precise and say "1.214 billion" but it's not necessary I think to say both, ie. "more than 1.214 billion".
Four Freedoms (Norman Rockwell)
The edit that you are questioning me about was over 6 years ago and I don't have access to the source. Maybe your local library has the source, since I got my copy of it from my local library. I guess some people don't want others to have freedom to practice a different faith. There are many places where there are large majorities who practice one faith and persecute others who don't.--TonyTheTiger (T / C / WP:FOUR / WP:CHICAGO / WP:WAWARD) 21:58, 1 June 2014 (UTC)
This guy has been trashing up China-related articles for a very long time, and has been blocked multiple times before for the exact same reason. He's been a long-term disruptive editor who makes up his own imaginary Chinese romanisations, and often replaces "China" with "Communist China" on random occasions. Someone's already notified WP:AIV. --benlisquareT•C•E 07:05, 8 June 2015 (UTC)
Hi there SHENME, from Portugal,
in this context (Mr. Codina's article), "link" means the same or "contract" or "deal", it means he is "linked" (or "was" until last week) to Getafe CF. I did it just to vary the words. Of course, if I am wrong in this approach (I am NOT a native English speaker), please revert me.
- You can check user's contributions Special:Contributions/184.108.40.206, as user has been blocked many times due to adding non-notable publications to biography pages. --Eldarion (talk) 06:59, 25 June 2015 (UTC)
Re:Solar storm of 2012
Request for comment
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I made the first two corrections you suggested. Nice catches, although in the future you may want to just correct misspellings on your own. If I get a chance I will try to find another source, but I believe what is there will satisfy WP:RS. Good thing Madison didn't listen, isn't it? --BrianCUA (talk) 11:46, 2 October 2015 (UTC)
Apologies for revert
I apologize for the mistake as I was rushing through articles and their histories. I have reverted back to your original version And I will make sure to carefully review revisions thoroughly before making reverts in the future.
i was editing
there is no intention for wrong doing.
i'm simply trying to contribute and help.
turkey has no 92 years old history.
there is a mispelling and mistyping of the word KURD.
the common denominatior id UR.
you are not right.
you should be ashamed of yourself.
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Hello from another editor!!
Yes, I meant to say "with the rise of." I apologize and will correct it.
Thanks for your recent edits to Computational Anatomy
Deletion discussion about No Cross, No Crown
I wanted to let you know that there's a discussion about whether No Cross, No Crown should be deleted. Your comments are welcome at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/No Cross, No Crown .
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Thank you for your edits
Thanks for your edits on Jane Elizabeth Manning James! I'm not sure how all those 1900s typos got in there, but you noticed and took action, for which I'm grateful. Rachel Helps (BYU) (talk) 15:38, 12 July 2016 (UTC)
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South Indian Diaspora
Thank you for warning 220.127.116.11 and reverting his attempt to redirect the page. He's been persistently adding nonsense, such as changing the heading "European Colonial period 1684 - 1947" so that it reads "Medieval Migration (1800 - 1950)", and lots of other bad edits. He's also been editing Template:Tamils which is probably also vandalism. I reported him for vandalism, but I could use some help cleaning up the article and template (I'm not knowledgeable about the subject). GBRV (talk) 19:47, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
Old news bad news
I read your message during my holidays, but did not answer because I had decided to disconnect as much as possible. Was tough :)
I was never a deletionnist by heart. I remember vividly that day in Cape Town when Anasuya wrote the article and was so proud. We had a break for coffee. Came back and .... yeah... had to do firewoman job for it. I still do not understand why people can be so quick in dismissing other people work. At the same time, reading myself again, I was clearly a bit dry with him. I am sorry about that. Anthere (talk) 21:21, 2 January 2017 (UTC)
LinuxInsider references brought to RSN
Hi Shenme, I just followed up on this discussion on Knowledgebattle's talk page on WP:RSN. I pinged you there but I want to be sure you're notified. Thanks. ZackTheCardshark (talk) 21:42, 4 January 2017 (UTC)
Rashtriya Inter College Surir
Hello, Shenme Thank you for the lookup over Rashtriya Inter College Surir. I find it's a minor problem. Rashtriya Inter College Surir is know widely range over the local public & student book mention with same, so we can not change the same. if you might think it's needed. you can do Changes or One More Think one of my Village Wiki Page Need to Changes or source with Native Name Bhidauni as Bhidoni both names exists. both names will possible to set over Wikipedia. can I discuss to fix the same. Village Graph Page is on Good Standard.
You Can Changes
Rashtriya Inter Collage Surir to Rashtriya Inter College Surir. You Can Do. please do it Correctly.
Apologies, I was busy trying to get the rest of the Quebec MNAs who didn't have articles at least up and running. Editing biographies is fine, I just wanted to eliminate the red since these are all/were elected officials.--Jack Cox (talk) 05:57, 25 February 2017 (UTC)
Not Simple English
Your change to Human has been reverted, because this is not the Simple English wikipedia. If you keep simplifying the vocabulary, who are you really serving? That is, which narrow grade range have you decided to aim Wikipedia at? For every grade level below college you would be able to find words you thought inappropriate. That process, repeated, will reduce every text to "Human: you, me, we! Wheee!" I've been worried that Wikipedia was moving from mish-mash to purée. Yes.
BTW: 'living' is simply the wrong replacement for 'extant', as 'extant' means something else. While "still existing" covers the usage intended here, that is the beauty of having definite, succinct words that fit the needed meaning better than other words or phrases. Shenme (talk) 04:08, 28 February 2017 (UTC)
- While extant is perfectly correct, so is living. I get that you like the word extant, indeed I like it too, but WP:LEAD indicates that accessibility is prioritized in lead sentences, and 'extant' is significantly more obscure than 'living' and the latter has the same meaning here.
- 'living' does not (directly and obviously) include the sense that there were several to many preceding and/or coexistent species, and we happen to be the one of all those that remains. You may feel that "the only living members" implies all that. "the only remaining members" says that. "the only still existing members" says that. But "the only extant members" says that just as well and more succinctly. The sentence is trying not only to tell of existence, but existence in relation to the preceding species. Moreover, it ('extant') is standard language when talking about species and families.
- Point of fact 'living' is exactly the same length as 'extant' and, yes, it means the same thing. The word 'succinct' doesn't mean what you seem to think it does either. Given the significant mismatch between what you are saying and the evident reality perhaps you should apply for a job working for Donald Trump.
- Which brings us to "difficult-to-understand terminology", which is what I can believe you meant I should see in WP:LEAD. This 'terminology', this meaning, is rather integral to understanding the complete statement. And if every word in the first sentence has to be super easy, it misses by a mile even with your change. Even the Simple English article misses badly at getting the facts across in simple English. (I tried and I never could figure out how to write in Simple English - 'real' simple English) Wikipedia must not aim for "fortune cookie" text.
- (And now I'm off to change 'adobe' to 'abode', found while seeing if I could find examples of 'extant' in ledes. There are some, even in first sentences, but didn't yet see as significant an example as Human.) Shenme (talk) 06:20, 28 February 2017 (UTC)
- Yeah; I really don't care. I find you to be annoying, pretentious and you are writing self evident untruths, as justification for reverting my edits. This is something which I do not respect in any way, it is corrosive to the project that is Wikipedia. Thank you in advance for not ever writing anything ever again on my talk page.GliderMaven (talk) 16:16, 28 February 2017 (UTC)
In case you are still unaware of this discussion, there is a new discussion for renaming New York to New York (state). As you participated in the previous discussion on this topic, you may want to express your opinion in the new disussion. עוד מישהו Od Mishehu 04:23, 10 July 2017 (UTC)