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open n shut case i believe, can you cheek spi case [1]. Vietcong nuturlizer (talk) 19:31, 14 May 2014 (UTC)

Notification of a June AfC BackLog Drive[edit]


Hello Someguy1221:

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Request for comment[edit]

Hello there, a proposal regarding pre-adminship review has been raised at Village pump by Anna Frodesiak. Your comments here is very much appreciated. Many thanks. Jim Carter through MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 06:46, 28 May 2014 (UTC)

Nomination for merging of Template:Memorial[edit]

Template:Memorial has been nominated for merging with Template:Obituary. You are invited to comment on the discussion at the template's entry on the Templates for discussion page. Thank you.

iam joe halenbeck[edit]

im confused as to why you didnt allow the page i asked to publish as its a real person with real eye witness accounts as well as proof and videos online not just youtube real intervews with people as well as twitter verification and google and he was in the local papers of his home town in scotland ? but yet hes not given a page. yes u had more to add to the page and update it at a later date but it was a start..

yet just last day i seen some girl on twitter who works at fucking tesco she pays for a modeling shoot and get some pictures taken unpublished and shes on wikipedia ?? i take it cause shes a woman and has tits or the person who wrote it also works with wiki as her bio was her name place of birth and nothing else not a single fact about her or picture just that she was a "model' lol and there are plenty of these empty fake pages yet not a real one like this ?? i can see like any company cheats will let friends on its not what you know its who you know— Preceding unsigned comment added by Iamjoehalenbeck (talkcontribs)

You are perfectly free to submit your draft for submission using the button provided at the top of User:Iamjoehalenbeck/Joe_Halenbeck. However, the draft is unacceptable in its current state because you have not included any citations. A citation is not simply writing "a magazine interview". You have to give enough information for someone to actually find exactly where the content is sourced. That means title, date, author, publication (and if it's on the internet, the web address). And it has to be something independent of the subject. A Google search is not a source. Someone's twitter account is not a source. An interview is not a good source. To put it bluntly, Wikipedia does not care what you have to say about yourself; Wikipedia only cares what other people have said about you in reliable publications (i.e. magazines, newspapers, and similar digital sources - not social media). Ultimately, you should not be writing about yourself on Wikipedia. It rarely works out well. Someguy1221 (talk) 04:31, 22 June 2014 (UTC)

Aldota sockpuppet accounts[edit]

Hi, I can see you added tags to some of the user pages on blocked sockpuppet accounts from Category:Wikipedia sockpuppets of Aldota. However, it would appear that one-by-one throwaway IPs are vandalising these user pages by removing or amending the tags so the account no longer appears in the category.

I have restored all the tags on all the account I have found, however, you may wish to add the userpages to your watchlist to monitor any potential future vandalism or protect the pages, thanks take care. Tanbircdq (talk) 21:25, 31 August 2014 (UTC)

i just left you a message[edit]

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Whereismylunch (talk) 00:56, 26 September 2014 (UTC)

sorry the date is wrong. When i sent you message it should be october 5, not september 26.Whereismylunch (talk) 23:44, 6 October 2014 (UTC)

Suspected banned user edits[edit]

Hi Some, User:Klaus_Barner was banned a year ago over inappropriate edits at adequality. Recently an IP has been deleting properly sourced material there, which is the same material the banned user attempted to delete before being banned. Please advise what the appropriate course of action may be. Tkuvho (talk) 07:16, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

SPI clerk move[edit]

Hi, Someguy, I moved you from active to temporarily inactive on the SPI clerk page. Obviously, you're welcome to move yourself back to active if you start clerking again. Regards.--Bbb23 (talk) 01:56, 15 November 2014 (UTC)

Copyright checks when performing AfC reviews[edit]

Hello Someguy1221. This message is part of a mass mailing to people who appear active in reviewing articles for creation submissions. First of all, thank you for taking part in this important work! I'm sorry this message is a form letter – it really was the only way I could think of to covey the issue economically. Of course, this also means that I have not looked to see whether the matter is applicable to you in particular.

The issue is in rather large numbers of copyright violations ("copyvios") making their way through AfC reviews without being detected (even when easy to check, and even when hallmarks of copyvios in the text that should have invited a check, were glaring). A second issue is the correct method of dealing with them when discovered.

If you don't do so already, I'd like to ask for your to help with this problem by taking on the practice of performing a copyvio check as the first step in any AfC review. The most basic method is to simply copy a unique but small portion of text from the draft body and run it through a search engine in quotation marks. Trying this from two different paragraphs is recommended. (If you have any question about whether the text was copied from the draft, rather than the other way around (a "backwards copyvio"), the Wayback Machine is very useful for sussing that out.)

If you do find a copyright violation, please do not decline the draft on that basis. Copyright violations need to be dealt with immediately as they may harm those whose content is being used and expose Wikipedia to potential legal liability. If the draft is substantially a copyvio, and there's no non-infringing version to revert to, please mark the page for speedy deletion right away using {{db-g12|url=URL of source}}. If there is an assertion of permission, please replace the draft article's content with {{subst:copyvio|url=URL of source}}.

Some of the more obvious indicia of a copyvio are use of the first person ("we/our/us..."), phrases like "this site", or apparent artifacts of content written for somewhere else ("top", "go to top", "next page", "click here", use of smartquotes, etc.); inappropriate tone of voice, such as an overly informal tone or a very slanted marketing voice with weasel words; including intellectual property symbols (™,®); and blocks of text being added all at once in a finished form with no misspellings or other errors.

I hope this message finds you well and thanks again you for your efforts in this area. Best regards--Fuhghettaboutit (talk) 02:20, 18 November 2014 (UTC).

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Infobox photo discussion[edit]

Hi again. Happy New Year. Can you offer your opinion on which photo is better for the Infobox here? If you're not able to participate, just disregard this message; you don't have to message me. Thanks. Nightscream (talk) 01:10, 10 January 2015 (UTC)

Hello, Someguy[edit]

Hello, my name is Thoriq. If you can help me, i want to create my user page. 2 years ago, you blocked me so i can't do anything, so i want to say sorry, and next time i will not do such kind of this mistakes. If you are interested on helping me creating my user page, i would be happy to see your replies and comments. You can also contact me through my email "" . Thanks, and once again sorry for everything i did wrong to you and Bye! Thoriq Rahmat E.R (talk) 04:57, Friday 27 March 2015

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Question on LGBT Issues in NK[edit]

This section seems pretty baised/poorly written, but before i erased it, I'd like your opinion. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Manofgun (talkcontribs) 00:11, 28 May 2015 (UTC)

I would delete it. It's clearly just one random person's opinion. Someguy1221 (talk) 00:14, 28 May 2015 (UTC)

Could you take a look here?[edit]

As you dealt with this before, could you take a look? [2] Kind regards. --MyMoloboaccount (talk) 19:23, 1 June 2015 (UTC)

SPI clerks[edit]

Hey Someguy, would it be okay if I move you back to an active clerk? You're certainly acting like one (Face-smile.svg), and it's much appreciated.--Bbb23 (talk) 04:38, 4 June 2015 (UTC)

Sure! Go right ahead. I plan to stick around for a while. Someguy1221 (talk) 22:26, 4 June 2015 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done.--Bbb23 (talk) 23:19, 4 June 2015 (UTC)
@Bbb23: When I was a clerk, I just did it... now you're a CU, so you could even get a clerk fired :P --Rschen7754 05:01, 5 June 2015 (UTC)
That would be a bit like biting the hand that feeds me.--Bbb23 (talk) 05:03, 5 June 2015 (UTC)

After much research, you deserve...[edit]

The Everything Barnstar.png The Admiration 5-Star Barnstar
Why? Because you "get it". Please keep doing what you do. I read your user page, and took the liberty of quoting one of your comments on my TP. Atsme📞📧 21:05, 24 June 2015 (UTC)
I'm glad something I wrote was actually helpful to someone! But I should point out that I have never been a member of ArbCom. Someguy1221 (talk) 03:52, 29 June 2015 (UTC)

Thanks very much...[edit]

...for your support over at my RfA. I shall do my best to be worthy of it. --Ser Amantio di NicolaoChe dicono a Signa?Lo dicono a Signa. 00:45, 28 June 2015 (UTC)

Glaring error[edit]

I wanted to point out a glaring error on your User page. You have the title, "Why there are hard and fast rules". However, it says in WP:PG that "[...] Wikipedia does not employ hard-and-fast rules [...]". Hope that helps. Kookiethebird (talk) 23:50, 4 July 2015 (UTC)

Curious. The essay on my userpage is actually older than the wording of that policy. It's also more accurate than that policy, so I'll leave it as is. Someguy1221 (talk) 18:28, 5 July 2015 (UTC)

A request[edit]

I hate to ask to jump the queue, but is there any chance you could prioritise this case? The socks are proliferating. Happy for you to say no. --Dweller (talk) 12:33, 7 July 2015 (UTC)

Abuse of COIN[edit]

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Thanks, Atsme📞📧 02:07, 12 July 2015 (UTC)

thanks for the ref desk[edit]

Thanks for the protection. μηδείς (talk)

Re this, see this and this. ―Mandruss  11:59, 28 July 2015 (UTC)

I don't know what the edit filter you (Someguy1221) referred to is looking for, but perhaps the misspelled editor's name "Ediablehulk" might be a useful addition. Or else the concatenation of editors' names that seem to reappear in all of these posts. I've protected Wikipedia talk:Reference desk again; if you have any objections, you're welcome to remove or alter the protection without notifying me. Deor (talk) 14:10, 28 July 2015 (UTC)

Fun userboxes[edit]

I really like your humorous userboxes based on various insults/comments. I made a few myself, shown below. Any idea where I could find some more good ones? GABHello! 02:11, 8 August 2015 (UTC)

Hey GAB. I made those userboxes myself, so I wouldn't know where to tell you to find more. Though yours look good. Reminds me that I haven't gotten any insults lately worthy of becoming a userbox. I have to work on that :) Someguy1221 (talk) 04:54, 9 August 2015 (UTC)


Thank you for cleaning up one half of the mess of the long-standing Fnagaton/Glider87 saga. I would like to urge you to also block Fnagaton permanently as per my comments on Wikipedia:Sockpuppet_investigations/Fnagaton, or get other check users involved to permanently eradicate the behavior of their common master, who has been doing this sort of thing for a long time. Kbrose (talk) 12:46, 9 August 2015 (UTC)

I don't feel right unilaterally raising the block to indef, but I'm open to an AN or ANI discussion regarding a community ban. Someguy1221 (talk) 18:37, 9 August 2015 (UTC)

Blocking and Deleting of Cyphoidbob-omb[edit]

I noticed that you blocked User:Cyphoidbob-omb just as I nominated him for a block on Admin. Intervention against vandalism. And I believe that an indef block wouldnt be a problem with all the themes at play but I do not think that it was right to delete the user and the page. I feel they have the right to an appeal and to reform. Now they are probably just going to come back as a angrier vandal, as they suggested sockpuppetry. If possible, I think it would be a good idea to restore the user and keep the block in place. Thanks. Wikipenguin 8 (talk) 07:41, 11 August 2015 (UTC)

Based on the behavior, Cyphoidbob-omb is without doubt already a sockpuppet of blocked or banned user. Since he may have been looking for attention, I chose to deny him that attention. Someguy1221 (talk) 07:46, 11 August 2015 (UTC)


Im inchouring about the message you sent me I am one individual representing the company and am not violating any terms or conditions, (talk) 12:11, 25 August 2015 (UTC)


You may wish to block his user talk page access as well.--Cahk (talk) 10:04, 26 August 2015 (UTC)

Quality of Billy Meier entry[edit]

Hello Someguy, can you explain to us what makes Ms. Kalliope Meier-Zafiriou a valuable and trustworthy source for you? And what exactly makes her acclaimed newer testimonies (with intensive putting of words in her mouth by Luc Bürgin) standing out from those of 100+ other persons, which are identified and can be talked to?

What a remarkable viewpoint on the importance of books as source and evidence. After somebody else affording the money to publish the same 499 pages book with its collection of written testimonies you would thus suddenly rate it as a valuable source? Is that objectivity for the Billy Meier article? Zutt (talk) 03:33, 29 August 2015 (UTC)

Thank you very much for your guidance on how to get Wikipedia’s editors granting “reliability” status for sources. Am going to try that mechanism. I realize now that you are genuinely motivated to further evolve and improve the Billy Meier article. We share a common interest. The whole thing reminds me of the article from 14th August 2015, concerning controversial topics in Wikipedia. One has in that context to wonder, how an article for the man who was supposedly called Jesus could ever happen, considering that the reliability of each and every source is obviously as good as zero. Zutt (talk) 04:53, 29 August 2015 (UTC)

On the Jesus article. I see, this is all about the worshipping cult, not about life and facts for a real person. But then the topic and title should be corrected to read “Christianity” or “Worshipping of Jesus Christ”. Otherwise the reader is misled, thinking to learn something objective about a historical figure. Zutt (talk) 06:35, 29 August 2015 (UTC)

Extreme pressures and radioactivity, Science reference desk[edit]

Hi Someguy1221, thanks for your answer to my question on the Science Reference Desk. I have replied to your answer. Regards, Rich144.35.45.43 (talk) 14:58, 3 September 2015 (UTC)

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Merry Christmas, SG[edit]

And may your holidays be merry and bright . . . . Cheers. Dirtlawyer1 (talk) 02:18, 23 December 2015 (UTC)

Happy New Year, Someguy1221![edit]

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