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Rollback[edit]

Hi - I've readded the flag. Any admin can revert the deletion ofyour pages if you like - just drop them a note or ask at WP:AN Pedro :  Chat  15:03, 9 October 2009 (UTC)

Thank you for the rollback again. Its great to return to global war on vandalism! --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 18:44, 9 October 2009 (UTC)

Re: Gumb[edit]

Re your message: No problem. The seven day protection should cover the length of the AfD if the AfD is not closed early. -- Gogo Dodo (talk) 08:12, 10 October 2009 (UTC)

Warning[edit]

Hello, why was I warned? My edit was informative. 24.147.72.221 (talk) 14:55, 10 October 2009 (UTC)

Reviewed my revert and your recent contributions. The warning I served was called for. Thank you! --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 15:00, 10 October 2009 (UTC)

American Signal Corporation[edit]

I WANTED this article to be deleted, I cannot verify proper info, people keep pissing at ME about it, no one is fixing it, abusive users are making life hard for me, and I'm very sick and tired of it.--JustInn014 (talk) 05:19, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

If you would like the article American Signal Corporation deleted then tag it properly conforming to the policies on WP:DEL. Please don't change other things on the article while tagging. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 05:25, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

Alright, thanks for the help. --JustInn014 (talk) 05:26, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

Is it possible for someone else to delete the page? I'm not understanding how the deletion policy works... --JustInn014 (talk) 05:33, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

The process works by tagging an article for deletion using the proper reason then an administrator will review the deletion request and act on it appropriated. (At least in a nutshell that is) --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 05:35, 11 October 2009 (UTC)
I do not think that this article will qualify for speedy deletion, thus it will not be an administrator’s decision. It could qualify for a deletion discussion, in which case, it would be the Wikipedia community that decides, with an administrator making the final decision as to deletion consensus. The process for starting a deletion discussion is outlined at WP:AFD. But, JustInn, I wouldn’t worry about it: Eventually some deletionist will come along and do it for you, if the article truly cries out for deletion. If you don’t want to edit it anymore, just take it off of your watchlist and stop editing it. By the way, I ended up here because I followed the Huggle trail to this discussion. — SpikeToronto 05:51, 11 October 2009 (UTC)
Heh, I didn't bother explaining it in detail but thanks for that. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 05:54, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

I see now. I'll just wait for a more experienced deletionist to come by and delete it. Thanks for the help. --JustInn014 (talk) 07:30, 13 October 2009 (UTC)

Green Roofs Page[edit]

Sidonuke - Help ! :-) I noticed you have been editting the green roofs page. I have an image from the Green Roof referred to in the wikipedia text on Green Roofs in Greece and have been trying to upload it without success . Could you tell me how to do it - My email is jara@otenet.gr My Facebook account is Andrew Michael Clements

Andrew —Preceding unsigned comment added by Andrew Michael Clements (talkcontribs) 15:52, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

Sorry I wouldn't remember an exact process on how to do it at this time but when I get a chance I'll look it up. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 19:44, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

Samba[edit]

This subject was written by a Brazilian who does not have a good command of English. Don't get me wrong, I'm not against Brazilians - my wife is Brazilian. However, the English is often ungrammatical and even incomprehensible. My wife and I are trying to clean up an article on a subject we both love - samba. We understand what the writer is attempting to say and want to clean up the article to make it not only authoritative but also well-written. This was acknowledged by an editor who deleted the second graf because its English was so jumbled. Please do not consider that clearly articulating the language, including using proper adjectives (i.e., "icon" for "symbol") constitutes vandalism. I would like to work on this article graf by graf, but if my work will be reverted, what's the point. See if my edits are not an improvement before you delete them. Thanks. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 71.139.23.201 (talk) 17:47, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

Your edits seemed unconstructive at the time. I suggest using edit summaries and adding a
{{inuse}}
tag to the page. Anyways sorry about interrupting your work. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 19:46, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

Capitalism[edit]

If that IP does that again and I don't get it first, hit him with a level-four warning; that's probably Heyheymonkees (talk · contribs). HalfShadow (talk) 20:34, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

It seems that it may of been him but a level four warning should only be used on repeat vandals. For now I'll keep an eye on the IP and User. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 20:38, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

problem[edit]

read the casualties section. now its bullshit. i only did the same... —Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.192.127.100 (talk) 22:54, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

Reviewed your edit and it still appears that it was unconstructive. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 22:56, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

Stephen Gately[edit]

An admin reverted your revert of two of my edits, as said edits were an improvement. Gayness 1 (talk) 23:47, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

Thank you for the notification of that mistake. I have retracted the warning I placed on your page. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 23:51, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

Uh...[edit]

You just reverted back to vandalism... Also, what version of Huggle are you using? I've never seen an edit summary like that from Huggle before... Until It Sleeps TC 13:51, 12 October 2009 (UTC)

Using a modified huggle to load a custom project configuration. I took the latest source from the google code page and recompiled a modded one. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 13:54, 12 October 2009 (UTC)
What kind of modifications have you made, exactly? Sounds rather interesting. Until It Sleeps TC 13:56, 12 October 2009 (UTC)
Its rather complex. I see your on IRC, talk to me there (Sidonuke). --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 13:58, 12 October 2009 (UTC)

Racist edit/National Front Article[edit]

I'm well aware that what I wrote on the NF article is considered vandalism. It was however, in response to previous vandalism on that page which contained racist, homophobic and nationalist slurs in light of the recent events in Manchester.

80.177.28.111 (talk) 14:00, 12 October 2009 (UTC)

Ok... --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 14:04, 12 October 2009 (UTC)


AfD nomination of David A. Kaiser[edit]

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An article that you have been involved in editing, David A. Kaiser, has been listed for deletion. If you are interested in the deletion discussion, please participate by adding your comments at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/David A. Kaiser. Thank you.

Please contact me if you're unsure why you received this message. Bfigura (talk) 16:41, 14 October 2009 (UTC)

Thank you, I'll add comments when I gather them together. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 20:15, 14 October 2009 (UTC)

Huggle[edit]

User Until It Sleeps told me that he got a modified version of Huggle from you which adds a Report Mistake to the edit summary. Is it possible for me to obtain the same? --Rsrikanth05 (talk) 15:07, 1 December 2009 (UTC)

Talkback[edit]

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American Signal Corp. page wasn't deleted.[edit]

It is still full of errors, and it won't let me rewrite the article.

--JustInn014 (talk) 05:18, 25 February 2010 (UTC)

capitalization[edit]

Check the Wikipedia manual of style: as the word "state" is not part of the name, it is not capitalized. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 70.162.43.187 (talk) 06:36, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

My mistake there. Thanks for the notification. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 06:37, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

Huggle[edit]

Are you still using a custom version? It doesn't look like it :( The Thing // Talk // Contribs 07:12, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

Reworked all my mods and even fixed a few null pointers! If you want one give me a Username and I'll hook you up again. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 10:56, 14 April 2010 (UTC)
That would be great. My pages are here, and here. The Thing // Talk // Contribs 12:49, 14 April 2010 (UTC)
Also it should be noted that I had to change my edit summary to remove the "(Report Mistake)" due to a complaint by Gurch... The Thing // Talk // Contribs 12:54, 14 April 2010 (UTC)
So... is it ready yet? How about coming onto IRC for a while? The Thing // Talk // Contribs 13:09, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

Talkback[edit]

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I'm trying to legitimately edit the Cruise Control article. Step off.[edit]

See my talk page. I don't see why this is vandalism; these facts are perfectly true.

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Alright, I'll leave you to it. I reverted because in my personal opinion that it doesn't seem proper. Anyways I'm not reverting your stuff anymore for it. Thanks for the notification. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 03:24, 15 April 2010 (UTC)

Talkback (User Page Affair)[edit]

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I'd like to give you this for your efforts to place on your user page. Thanks once again. Deagle_AP (talk) 14:08, 15 April 2010 (UTC)
FTA This user is persistent in the fight against vandalism. Hence, the user has been entrusted with membership into Wikipedia's Fire Team Alpha.




Sorry![edit]

Sorry, no one in my household made those vandalistic edits, this punk kid in the neighborhood named Tuan Le stole my IP address by accessing our router and made changes.

Well, thats nice and all but that IP is still vandalizing and has been warned. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 04:50, 15 April 2010 (UTC)

New IP Address?[edit]

If this kid keeps editing and causes vandalism, how do I reset my IP address so he can't access it and wikipedia?

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Unplug your internet for a while. :) --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 04:57, 15 April 2010 (UTC)

Hi[edit]

Who gives the right to people that censor comments on destructive sects to have the last word?

Ok, no attacks, but why tolerate that users paid by the sects to keep negative comments out, to censor other comments? Do you reacted to that change?

Regards Wikipedia lover. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 213.203.189.130 (talk) 13:48, 16 April 2010 (UTC)

I just reverted what seems to of been a attack on the one editor. [this edit] Aside from that I don't support or censor anything if you have sources and references to back it up. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 13:53, 16 April 2010 (UTC)

OK, but you do not want that user to know that others do not share his opinions and censorship? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 213.203.189.130 (talk) 13:59, 16 April 2010 (UTC)

213.203.189.130 please read some wiki policies, start with WP:FIVE. I'm simply following policy. If you would like that category added please discuss it with pther editors on the talk page of the article.
Sidonuke, thanks for the revert but you didn't need to. Messages like that don't bother me. Sean.hoyland - talk 14:12, 16 April 2010 (UTC)

Teleforce[edit]

In case you didn't get around to actually reading it, the page at Teleforce is a joke. The sources are questionable and half the links are dead, and the article is full of speculative, unverifiable claims and original research. I'm surprised that someone can get that sort of crap past the radar in the first place, let alone that editors will actually work to make sure it stays there. So what can I do to get rid of stagnant, rubbish articles short of dedicating myself to writing an equally expansive new article with which to replace it? The talk page is clearly useless, and cutting out large chunks of the article is branded vandalism regardless of how low the quality of the article is to begin with. I shouldn't have to wait for a power user with some sense to come along and remove content that obviously doesn't belong.--203.206.115.8 (talk) 15:00, 16 April 2010 (UTC)

Ok well, I've looked over it and read it a few times. From what I can see is that your making legitimate edits. I'm sorry to of labeled you incorrectly in this case. I guess I should slow down a bit. Thank you for the notification. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 15:08, 16 April 2010 (UTC)

Excuse me...[edit]

But i am not vandalizing. Merely leaving a message.--Banging pots and pans (talk) 20:38, 1 May 2010 (UTC)

Writing pot pot bang bang or whatever it was on a page is considered vandalism. Please stop before you are blocked for vandalism. ToxicWasteGrounds 20:40, 1 May 2010 (UTC)
The user clearly didn't want you to leave that message on there page. Reverted and Warned. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 20:43, 1 May 2010 (UTC)
(Now blocked for 12 hours  Chzz  ►  21:48, 1 May 2010 (UTC))

Thanks[edit]

...for reverting my user-page when vandalized.  Chzz  ►  21:48, 1 May 2010 (UTC)

13 amend[edit]

ssry...i changed it again...ill change it bak to original form Davidking360 (talk) 00:54, 11 May 2010 (UTC)

No Problem. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 00:56, 11 May 2010 (UTC)

Re: user:Rfhnrjftvjmv[edit]

I think user:Rfhnrjftvjmv might be a sockpuppet of the deletekey that we reverted on the delete key article. --Morenooso (talk) 02:24, 11 May 2010 (UTC)

Been reported. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 02:25, 11 May 2010 (UTC)
Also requested temp full protection. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 02:26, 11 May 2010 (UTC)
As a sockpuppet? I have your talkpage on Watch. You can respond here. --Morenooso (talk) 02:28, 11 May 2010 (UTC)
Nah I didn't open a sockpuppet investigation. But clearly those 3 accounts where socks. They all got indef blocked and the page got protected. I think its fine now but take it how you like. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 02:44, 11 May 2010 (UTC)

Megafauna[edit]

Thanks for the feedback. I've added a more friendly note[1], since my comment about megafauna was obviously lost in the templated message. First Light (talk) 02:54, 11 May 2010 (UTC)

Left message on your page. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 02:59, 11 May 2010 (UTC)
And I over-used the vandalism template in that case, period, since they were possibly good faith edits, so thanks again. First Light (talk) 03:07, 11 May 2010 (UTC)
Then again, I just went looking to see if there were other critters mis-categorized, and found User talk:125.164.2.93 (same IP range) has been down this road before. But still, better to err next time on the side of assuming good faith. First Light (talk)

Thanks![edit]

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Thanks for reverting the vandalism on my userpage! Brambleclawx 20:50, 11 May 2010 (UTC)
No, Thank you! :D Userpaged! --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 00:12, 12 May 2010 (UTC)

I've just come here to say the same thing as the barnstar (actually my talk page) . Award seconded! Ty 10:07, 12 May 2010 (UTC)

PC power management - reverted changes[edit]

Hello. You revereted changes with the comment "seems like a link spam". I made contribution to a table with exatly same fields as other 6 or 7 references. If you consider that my contribution is a spam, why did you keep other contribution? Is a free encyclopedia or not? I just added information relevant to the topic using the same pattern as others. So it can't be considered as a spam.

I didn't see anything also a previous editor saw it was link spam so I joined in. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 15:31, 13 May 2010 (UTC)

False Positive =[edit]

Please be advised that you are enforcing a false positive which had already been reported to Cluebot. The changes I made improved the article significantly by removing out of topic information. Thank you. DrJenkinsPhd (talk) 22:41, 13 May 2010 (UTC)

Yes, noticed your edit summary and reviewed what was going on. I took down my warnings and ClueBot's warning. --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 22:43, 13 May 2010 (UTC)

University of North Dakota[edit]

Information.png Thank. I got your message in East Grand Forks Campbell Library I have been vandalizing in University of North Dakota. Thank for you revert or removed. It's me. My name is Ross Degenstein. I used the Wikipedia:Sandbox. How do I know about Wikipedia. My user got blocked 4 months ago. I am attending in Lake Region State College. Good Night! Typewriter #9535 Ross Degenstein (talk) 208.107.123.63 (talk) 03:00, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

Ok...? --Sidonuke (talk :: contribs) 03:46, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

Signature[edit]

Just a heads up, I corrected your signature on Wikipedia:Requests for adminship/Tide rolls. The double colons at the beginning of the links to your user page, talk page, and contribs were causing the report to have trouble parsing who had posted it. Considering the double colons aren't even needed to make your signature work, you might want to remove them. (though, really, it doesn't matter)

Just thought I'd let ya know. EVula // talk // // 14:49, 15 May 2010 (UTC)

Thanks for the notification. I decided to make a new sig! Sidonuke 18:20, 15 May 2010 (UTC)

Are you still around?[edit]

Your thread on Wikipedia talk:Edit filter has been archived because no one edited it in 20 days. It looks like you haven't edited in about two weeks. If you're just taking a break, I hope you'll be back soon. Soap 13:11, 13 June 2010 (UTC)

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Re: huggle[edit]

Also I would love to help out on huggle and keeping it maintained... If I could get commit access to the google code. I would push my fixes and updates throughout time. If not I can start a new competing huggle <.<. Sidonuke 16:10, 7 October 2010 (UTC)

Huggle is hosted on Google's code hosting service. Committing requires a Google account; you will need to create one and tell me what it is, by email if you don't want to write it here.
I'm not sure what "custom features" you changed in your version, but don't commit them unless you're confident they work as intended Gurch (talk) 17:58, 7 October 2010 (UTC)
Of course. Thats why I didn't put them out because of that. I'll be sure to only commit proper code. You can add zidonuke@gmail.com as my google account. Sidonuke 20:53, 7 October 2010 (UTC)
Instructions for accessing the repository can be found here Gurch (talk) 14:39, 8 October 2010 (UTC)
Thanks and the official huggle is updated now.
If you're going to start messing with the configuration, at least test your changes first. Gurch (talk) 11:44, 22 October 2010 (UTC)

Custom Huggle[edit]

I grabbed the source, and changed what you said for TTTSNB, etc etc... But it crashes in Debug Mode, saying that the drawing of queues had an error. The thing is, I disabled my queues in my personal Huggle.css. Any ideas? Allmightyduck  What did I do wrong? 20:59, 7 October 2010 (UTC)

Ummm that shouldn't happen. More details would be nice... Include the stack trace it gives or a link to a dump file.
OK, but first I'm trying literally copying and pasting your fake global & project config files. Allmightyduck  What did I do wrong? 21:09, 7 October 2010 (UTC)
Errr your using a custom config? Yeah.... that maybe the problem right there. Its very finicky... Sidonuke 21:21, 7 October 2010 (UTC)
OK, now it's saying I haven't enabled huggle in my user config file (I have :P). Here's my various config files. Let me know if you find any problems. Allmightyduck  What did I do wrong? 21:25, 7 October 2010 (UTC)
After I stuff my face and do stuff with stuff and more stuff... Aka, lazy... I'll look into it soon. Sidonuke 21:55, 7 October 2010 (UTC)
No problem at all! Thanks for the future help when you have time :P! Allmightyduck  What did I do wrong? 22:07, 7 October 2010 (UTC)

Barnstar[edit]

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Thank you for editing the code of Huggle to prepare it for the new recent changes system, as well as any other improvements you've made. Soap 20:37, 13 October 2010 (UTC)
o.o... I'm just doing it because it's fun! XD Thank you soap. it means alot. Sidonuke 21:37, 13 October 2010 (UTC)

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Huggle Development[edit]

Hi Sidonuke! Are you no longer going to be developing Huggle? I thought you had kind of taken it over when Gurch abandoned it in November. Thanks! — SpikeToronto 03:04, 8 January 2011 (UTC)

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Lowkey studies at Soas. He studies Arabic.[edit]

It's relevant to his Personal Life section. It's constructive to the page because he likes Palestinians. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 78.86.230.133 (talk) 22:41, 7 April 2013 (UTC)

Zidonuke can i have a talk? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 96.37.226.82 (talk) 00:01, 9 April 2013 (UTC)

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The BAG Newsletter is now the Bots Newsletter, per discussion. As such, we've subscribed all bot operators to the newsletter. You can subscribe/unsubscribe from future newsletters by adding/removing your name from this list.

Highlights for this newsletter include:

Arbcom

Magioladitis ARBCOM case has closed. The remedies of the case include:

  • Community encouraged to review common fixes
  • Community encouraged to review policy on cosmetic edits
  • Developers encouraged to improve AWB interface
  • Bot approvals group encouraged to carefully review BRFA scope
  • Reminders/Restrictions specific to Magioladitis
BRFAs

We currently have 27 open bot requests at Wikipedia:Bots/Requests for approval, and could use your help processing!

Discussions

There are multiple ongoing discussions surrounding bot-related matters. In particular:

New things

Several new things are around:

Wikimania

Wikimania 2017 is happening in Montreal, during 9–13 August. If you plan to attend, or give a talk, let us know!

Thank you! edited by:Headbomb 11:35, 12 April 2017 (UTC)


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Since you've been inactive for a while, I've removed you from the subscription list. Feel free to re-add yourself to the newsletter if you become active again though. Headbomb {t · c · p · b} 00:25, 13 April 2017 (UTC)