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Katerenka is retiring

See her talk page. It says that she is retiring. December21st2012Freak Happy Holidays! 03:54, 15 December 2009 (UTC)

I've talked to her in private recently. See the essay she redirected her user page to. She agrees with it one hundred percent and has finally given up on English Wikipedia, though she's sticking around on the French, Simple and Meta Wikipedias. I, for one, will miss her. She was friendly, polite and very helpful, both to myself and others. I'll ask that you leave her page alone, please, in case it didn't occur to you. You can see a conversation about her between myself and Beeblebrox here. --ThejadefalconSing your songThe bird's seeds 04:04, 15 December 2009 (UTC)
Too late Jade. The comments have already started to pour in. I was the first to do so. If she wants this to stop then I blank the comments out of respect.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 11:56, 15 December 2009 (UTC)
I already did. I've blanked the page (and left a message on your and SoWhy's talk pages). --ThejadefalconSing your songThe bird's seeds 12:54, 15 December 2009 (UTC)
Sigh...well miss you Kate. Sorry that it had to come to this :(--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 17:39, 15 December 2009 (UTC)
I think the "DO NOT EDIT MY TALK PAGE" would have been enough notice for me not to edit. I agree with some of that essay, specifically "Leadership with authority", but I doubt it'll happen any time soon. Thanks for fixing those typos on my userpage, Katerenka, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 16:13, 16 December 2009 (UTC)
The part I agreed with most was probably changing how the consensus system works, but I'm too lazy to say anything about it. --ThejadefalconSing your songThe bird's seeds 16:17, 16 December 2009 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Flagged Revision Petition

Hello, if any of my TPSs like flagged revisions, you may consider signing Wikipedia:Flagged Revision Petition, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 09:49, 18 December 2009 (UTC)

It looks like you are talking to yourself. Lord of the Vulcans 00:50, 19 December 2009 (UTC)
Signed it already thanks ϢereSpielChequers 01:07, 19 December 2009 (UTC)
Shaddap Vulcanface, whaddya mean I'm talking to myself?! If they sign it because of this, they don't need to leave a comment here, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 10:53, 19 December 2009 (UTC)

Thanks for the encouragement

Hi L.S. (if I may be so informal), Thanks for your comment on the Clan MacIntyre article achieving GA status. I have been on and off Wikipedia since summer. I have one other article, on Philip Frohman I want to get up to GA. I have obtained a photograph of him with permission from the copyright owner to publish it on WP, but I only just learned how to get OTRS approval and upload pictures. Once that's done I thing I will nominate it. So that's my project for the new year. Whatever winter holidays you celebrate, I hope you have happy ones and a great New Year. P.S. I have never been stalked before.--Tomaterols (talk) 23:50, 18 December 2009 (UTC)

Ah, you're welcome. I would try to help you with it, but I don't particularly excel at article writing. Grrrlschplfté! Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 10:58, 19 December 2009 (UTC)

Userboxes?

Most favorable Lord Spongefrog, the force is with you.

Do you mind if I copy some of your box-thingies to my page? Paperfork 19:34, 19 December 2009 (UTC)

Also, you should check this redirect out that I just created: wp:Box Thingies Paperfork 19:43, 19 December 2009 (UTC)
No, no, I don't mind in the least, here's a few more I made myself (doesn't include them all though), Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 20:39, 19 December 2009 (UTC)

My Retirement

Dear Lord of the Strange,

It is with sadness in my heart that I announce my official retirement. Alas, my real life has become too busy for me to dedicate the amount of time I'd like to the project... and my addiction to it distracts me from my other obligations.

I will miss you all. Best of luck as you continue to grow and refine this wonderful repository of knowledge. Take care and maybe I'll see you 'round the 'net in the future.

Yours,

The V-Man (Said · Done) 03:14, 20 December 2009 (UTC)

Nooo! No-no-no-no. The whole "let's go stalk Javert's talk page" team is gone! First Bubba, then Katerenka, now Vicenarian. And a lot of others, but I can't remember them all. I'm the only one left! BRLghjvb! But I can understand your decision (I (very, very) briefly considered it myself once). And don't fret, you'll always be comemmorated with this userbox, the colours of which I'm about to change. Well, in the words of Blackadder, Goodbyeee..., Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 11:14, 20 December 2009 (UTC)
Actually you are not the only one, there are still Coldplay Expert (on vacation, coming back in January), and me. December21st2012Freak Happy Holidays! 17:34, 20 December 2009 (UTC)
Meh, I meant a little further back than that, but who cares. And there's still Abce2, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 21:12, 20 December 2009 (UTC)
You guys certainly forgot me. Rkr1991 (Wanna chat?) 07:03, 23 December 2009 (UTC)
Oh Im sorry :)--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 14:49, 23 December 2009 (UTC)
Shouldn't we all be saying things about Vicenarian? This is about his retirement. I think. Is it? I forgot, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 17:32, 23 December 2009 (UTC)
Just saying, be careful about this turning into MYSPACING again. Abce2|If you would like to make a call.. 17:37, 23 December 2009 (UTC)

Attempts to assist you in your quest

Hello, Spongefrog.

I have decided to give you some links to pages where the words "passed away" are used. Deor | Death and state funeral of Gerald Ford | Kamala Sankrityayan | Amy Polumbo | Abu Bakr | Trouble T Roy | Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2004 | When I'm Back on My Feet Again | Umar | Yosef Babad (HTC) | Robert Novak | Where the streets had a name | Apostolic succession | Very Rev. Fr. Folan | List of Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple characters | Operation Wandering Soul | Revati | Barney Lutz | Tek Bahadur Chokhyal | George William Foote | Loganathan Arumugam | Peter Rees Jones | John T. Struble | Ed Hughes (anchor) | Uthum Herat | James Wells (activist) | Jun Ross | Lou Richards (Hatebreed) | Mus`ab ibn `Umair | Alfred Lueben | 2008–09 in English football | Rebecca Winters (pioneer) | 2008–09 in German football | Vasif Adigozalov | Joseph De Piro | Robert H. Justman | Obsession within Frankenstein | Angela Coughlan | Saburō Sakai |

I have customized the links so that each one will disappear after you change "passed away" to "died."

Unfortunately, I had to disable that feature, because the links started randomly disappearing for no apparent reason. I returned the next day, and found to my displeasure that the links were replacing themselves with other links. So, you will have to manually remove them if you do not want them there anymore. Sorry about that!! --Paperfork 16:30, 21 December 2009 (UTC)

Uh, wow. Thanks. That'll keep me busy for a while. Thanks a lot :) Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 16:42, 21 December 2009 (UTC)
I might also change some pass aways and dies. December21st2012Freak Happy Holidays! 18:07, 21 December 2012 (UTC)
Aargh! Wait! Stop! Don't do any more. The three you've changed have all been within quotes, so they can't be changed. Because they're being quoted from another source. Heh, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 18:49, 21 December 2009 (UTC)
Actually, almost every one of these links are from quotes. December21st2012Freak Happy Holidays! 20:11, 21 December 2009 (UTC)
Yeah, I noticed. Actually, I've seen these titles so many times (while searching for passed away), they pop into my head at random moments. Honestly, they do. It's like subliminal messages, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 20:13, 21 December 2009 (UTC)
Woops. Sorry, guys. I guess I'm not really helping you at all now, am I? Paperfork 17:36, 22 December 2009 (UTC)
Well, I did some work to Ed Hughes (anchor), Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 21:14, 22 December 2009 (UTC)
Hey, I think I know why the links were disapearing and changing themselves when I had that feature installed ;). I bet they were ones that were in quotes. I knew I shouldn't have listened to Paperfork. The argument can be seen here. Paperfork 18:14, 23 December 2009 (UTC)
Hehe. Consider this one of those "lol" thingies most people (not including me) like to type so much, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 18:27, 23 December 2009 (UTC)
Reminds me of myself, actually, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 12:42, 24 December 2009 (UTC)

Altered Speedy Deletion rationale: Troop 714

Hello Spongefrog, and thanks for your work patrolling new changes. I am just informing you that I have deleted a page you tagged (Troop 714) under a criterion different from the one your provided, which was inappropriate or incorrect. CSD criteria are narrow and specific to protect the encyclopedia, and the process is more effective if the correct deletion rationale is supplied. Consider reviewing the criteria for speedy deletion. If you have any questions or problems, please let me know. Thanks again! GedUK  20:41, 21 December 2009 (UTC)

Damn, I went for A7 but then changed it to hoax. Guess I should have stayed with it, hehe. Akh, I thought it looked hoax-ish, but I guess it wasn't, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 21:13, 22 December 2009 (UTC)

Fortune cookie

Here is a fortune cookie. It is for you being humorous. The paper inside the fortune cookie says: You are very humorous and you are the Czar of all Russias. You are the lord of everything. December21st2012Freak Happy Holidays! 18:21, 23 December 2009 (UTC)
Thank-you very much D21st2012F! (but it's a little big, mind if I resize it?) Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 18:24, 23 December 2009 (UTC)

Merry Christmas

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Wow, you know a helluva lot of users (judging by your recent contribs). And I was the first! Hooray! Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 10:39, 24 December 2009 (UTC)

Merry Christmas!

December21st2012Freak Happy Holidays! 00:04, 24 December 2009 (UTC)

(resorting to generic thank messaging) "Thanks!", Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 10:39, 24 December 2009 (UTC)
I cant belive that I havent said this yet. Merry Christmas Lord Spongefrog.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 15:39, 24 December 2009 (UTC)
I'm confused, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 20:18, 24 December 2009 (UTC)
how can you be confused? Where you live its already about 10:00PM Christmas Eve.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 22:32, 24 December 2009 (UTC)
You should also consider changing your sig to Christmas style. December21st2012Freak Happy Holidays! 22:46, 24 December 2009 (UTC)
(coughs) --ThejadefalconSing your songThe bird's seeds 23:48, 24 December 2009 (UTC)
No thanks--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 00:44, 25 December 2009 (UTC)

Merry Christmas!!

  Set Sail For The Seven Seas  8° 53' 30" NET   00:35, 25 December 2009 (UTC)

What?! It's Christmas!? Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 09:57, 25 December 2009 (UTC)

Yes, it's Christmas!

Thanks again for your continued effort in spreading good cheer to new users! Here is a little holiday "present" for you. Also, in the spirit of the season, would you be interested in joining Wikipedia:WikiProject Human rights? --AFriedman (talk) 19:40, 25 December 2009 (UTC)

This is really off topic from Christmas but have you ever though about going into the Wikicup? Almost everyone else that I know has.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 19:10, 26 December 2009 (UTC)
Uh, okay. I would join Human Rights, but I don't really know much about the subject. I'm only good at cleaning articles up for grammar formatting etc. It's just, I wouldn't want to join something then not be able to do anything with it. As for the Wikicup, I'm not brilliant at article writing, so I wouldn't really stand much of a chance, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 14:36, 27 December 2009 (UTC)
Its not just article writing. Its GA's and FA's as well.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 16:24, 27 December 2009 (UTC)
That's, uh, more or less article writing. Isn't it? Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 19:00, 27 December 2009 (UTC)
but you already have two dont you. Come on! I know you can do it! your the Czar of all Russias arnt you?--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 19:53, 27 December 2009 (UTC)
I have two, but they both took me a helluva lot of time. And I was only really helping out User:Drilnoth in doing it. Actually the hardest part is finding improve-able articles in the first place. And then finding references. Argh, thing about it makes my head hurt. Maybe next year (P.S. - I'm currently adjusting to a new keyboard. I may make more typos than usual, sorry), Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 19:58, 27 December 2009 (UTC)
I didnt know that your adopting users. Perhaps you can adopt 2012 Freak.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 23:16, 28 December 2009 (UTC)
Technically, he isn't. Spongefrog, first you need to add your details to the adoption register. --ThejadefalconSing your songThe bird's seeds 23:25, 28 December 2009 (UTC)
Did you know I have been editing as many IPs from early 2008 to July 2009. December21st2012Freak Happy New Year! at ≈ 23:47, 28 December 2009 (UTC)
With all due repect 2012, what in the world does this have to do with LSF adopting? Oh, the ting about you being adopted. Nevermind. Yes I did know that you have been. You have told us already. As for the details at the adoption register, you may wnat to do that s others cna know that your an adopter.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 23:49, 28 December 2009 (UTC)
Actually (TJF), it doesn't specifically state that it's a requirement. It only says "For a more personalised service, add your details to the list of users available for Adopting." But I will add them anyway, when I get the time, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 12:34, 29 December 2009 (UTC)

← Honestly, I think it should be required. After all, it allows adoptees to see if you're actually useful or not (to them or at all). --ThejadefalconSing your songThe bird's seeds 14:09, 29 December 2009 (UTC)

You're probably right, I'll go add them now (unless I don't, in which case I'll do them later, but I'll probably do it now). Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 14:58, 29 December 2009 (UTC)

Home Office

In the future please read edit summaries before reverting edits. --82.23.116.146 (talk) 13:17, 29 December 2009 (UTC)

I read your edit summary. It said "removing section". This really doesn't help, say why you removed it. I'm willing to assume good faith, but why did you remove it? Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 13:20, 29 December 2009 (UTC)
The opposition is irrelevant to the running of the government dept, and why just the tories and lib dems what about the DUP/SNP ect.--82.23.116.146 (talk) 13:22, 29 December 2009 (UTC)
Thank you (and I see you've began specifying the reason in your summaries, so I won't lecture you on the importance of "informative edit summaries"). Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 13:24, 29 December 2009 (UTC)

Proofreading

I would like to point out that a) I wasn't looking that closely (it's not vital to the encyclopaedia, why should I?) and b) it was just gone 2:30 in the morning. I think I'm excused from missing an apostrophe. --ThejadefalconSing your songThe bird's seeds 14:07, 29 December 2009 (UTC)

It was just a joke, don't take it too seriously. (here's the diff, in case anyone's confused) Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 14:49, 29 December 2009 (UTC)
thanks to both of you. (stalkers)--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 15:05, 29 December 2009 (UTC)

Thanks!

Thank you for the advice Spizzilizounge!(good name! but I can't pronounce it). You must not live in the US, because your "box thingies" say that you've been in none. Anyway, have you seen the movie Avatar? The movie had great graphics, excellent plot, though lengthy, and edge of your seat action! Have a safe and wonderful new year! What's your resolution?--Micro101 (talk) 14:21, 30 December 2009 (UTC)

(coughs) you forgot something in his name...--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 14:24, 30 December 2009 (UTC)
You're welcome (it's pronounced "spiz-il iz-ow-nj", BTW). Yes, I don't live in the US, I live in the UK. And I'm not sure how this relates to anything, but I haven't seen Avatar. I've seen the adverts (commercials?) though, and it looks pretty good. Maybe I'll go see it. I haven't thought of a resolution yet...but I will. And finally, I think we'll let this one of the hook, Coldplay Expert. S/He's semi-newish, and we don't want to WP:BITE, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 17:21, 30 December 2009 (UTC)
Well its you talk page LSF. OK, your off the hook Micro. Sorry about the confusion. (Spongefrog likes to be called "Lord Spongefrog". Just to let you know)--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 17:24, 30 December 2009 (UTC)
Really? It said when you edit this page that he likes to be called Spizzilizounge. Though now I'll call him "Lord Spongefrog". Hail the lord!(LOL)--Micro 101 (talk) 18:39, 30 December 2009 (UTC)
"Lord Spizzilizounge" is a good compromise, :) Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 15:32, 31 December 2009 (UTC)
Lord Spongetoad, "Lord Spizzilizounge" is a good name to me also. December21st2012Freak Happy New Year! at ≈ 21:46, 31 December 2009 (UTC)
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Happy New Year!

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Dear Spongefrog/Archive 7,
I just wanted to wish you and your family a happy new year, however you're celebrating it. Whether 2009 was a good year for you, or if it wasn't the greatest year, hopefully 2010 will be better. Cheers, and happy editing in 2010.

December21st2012Freak Happy New Year! at ≈ 00:01, 1 January 2010 (UTC)

Wha?! It's new year?! Aargh! Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 12:25, 1 January 2010 (UTC)
1. Just wait until December 21st, 2012 the end of the world, Spongetoad.
2. 2010 is going to be better than 2009. December21st2012Freak Happy New Year! at ≈ 21:04, 1 January 2010 (UTC)
Thanks for the help on the Battle of Belgium page! —Preceding unsigned comment added by Coldplay Expert (talkcontribs)
Tut, tut! Someone forgot to sign their post. Or, as I used to say, "SIGN YOUR POST WITH FOUR TILDES!!!". BTW, I was about to start a section on the talk page about British/American/Australian English, but had to sign out just before I clicked save. But I'll do it now. I'll probably chip in at that article and some of the GAs you're working on with the same sort of stuff I did at WWII (as I've already done with some of them afew weeks ago), Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 21:48, 1 January 2010 (UTC)

I've got a new name for you

It is "The most precious Lord Spongefrog, of all the majestys, the Grace of God, Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias, of Moscow, Kiev, Vladimir, Novgorod, Czar of Kasan and Astrakhan, Czar of Poland, Czar of Siberia, Czar of the Tauric Chersonese, Seignior of Pskov, Prince of Smolensk, Lithuania, Volkynia, Podolia, and Finland, Prince of Esthonia, Livonia, Courland and Semigallia, of Bialystok, Karelia, Sougria, Perm, Viatka, Bulgaria and many other countries; Lord and Sovereign Prince of the territory of Nijni-Novgorod, Tchemigoff, Riazan, Polotsk, Rostov, Jaroslavl, Bielozersk, Oudoria, Obdoria, Kondinia, Vitepsk, and of Mstislaf, Governor of the Hyperborean Regions, Lord of the countries of Iveria, Kartalinia, Grouzinia, Kabardinia, and Armenia, Hereditary Lord and Suzerain of the Scherkess princes, of those of the mountains, and of others; heir of Norway, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, Stormarn, Dittmarsen and Oldenburg". December21st2012Freak Talk to me at ≈ 02:40, 2 January 2010 (UTC)

I've already got that!! Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 13:35, 2 January 2010 (UTC)
Read the beginning, and you will see a difference. December21st2012Freak Talk to me at ≈ 18:19, 2 January 2010 (UTC)
I see. Purple. Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 18:21, 2 January 2010 (UTC)

Re:

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I've replied further Tiderolls 13:22, 2 January 2010 (UTC)
I've replied further-er Tiderolls 13:28, 2 January 2010 (UTC)
I've re-replied fruther-er Tiderolls 13:34, 2 January 2010 (UTC)

I've replied on a different subject. How's that for not wasting a TB template? lol Tiderolls 14:46, 3 January 2010 (UTC)

Cheers!

Cheers, Spongefrong, to a new and editing year!--Microsoft 1000 Defender and Ruler of Cyberspace! 13:48, 2 January 2010 (UTC)

Ah, yes. Cheers yourself. Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 18:20, 2 January 2010 (UTC)

OKS's gone

It it my sad duty to imform you today that my good frind in real life, OSK is herby retireing from wikipedia. While he was a Myspacer and had a few run inns with admins in the past. He was still helpfull to the project through his anti-vandalism efforts. I'll miss him :( Can you make me a userbox Spongefrog, for him. Much like the Vicenarian one?--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 22:49, 4 January 2010 (UTC)

I learned that when checking my watchlist earlier. It made me sad. I wondered where he was. I actually was just about to make an edit to your talk saying "[Condolence words, etc.] ... time to break out the userboxes!" I'll get on it right away. I'm thinking of using various shades of orange... Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 22:55, 4 January 2010 (UTC)
Here we are: User:Coldplay Expert/OSK. I thought you'd like it in your userspace, but move it to mine if you want. It won't work until tomorrow, but all the same. Goodbyeee... Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 23:03, 4 January 2010 (UTC)
Oh, and feel free to add a better image, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 23:04, 4 January 2010 (UTC)
Orangesodakid, you can do it. You can expand articles and nominate them for DYK. I have expanded the Forest Falls, California article and nominated it for DYK. And Spongefrog, when I click the edit button, I see the same exact thing as I see on all other articles but except is has lots of lines below the text on the edit page. And yes, I am using Firefox 3.5. December21st2012Freak Talk to me at ≈ 00:20, 5 January 2010 (UTC)
I know him in real life guys. I hope that you reconsider OSK. Thanks LSF.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 01:40, 5 January 2010 (UTC)
@2012, the underline was to do with my Editnotice. I did a closing tag wrong. I've fixed it. Thanks for reminding me.
@CE, you're welcome. I also hope Orangekodasid reconsider-ificates, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 11:18, 5 January 2010 (UTC)
hay guys, I'm back, I was thinking about reterying, and I still might, but I'm going to stay for now, thank you so much for your support. regards--Orangesodakid 19:24, 6 January 2010 (UTC)
and who is oks?—Preceding unsigned comment added by Orangesodakid (talkcontribs)
Wha?! Y-you-. B-b-back?!? All our userbox efforts, wasted! Wasted I tell you!! (read: Oh, good. That's nice. [no sarcasm intended, even if it sounds like it), Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 20:10, 6 January 2010 (UTC)

Ophélie Bretnacher

Thank you for your help --Raymondnivet (talk) 18:34, 5 January 2010 (UTC)

You're welcome. I would have done more, but I got a bit distracted... Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 18:39, 5 January 2010 (UTC)

Prick

Fuck you, me old fruitcake. 74.219.138.117 (talk) 19:25, 5 January 2010 (UTC)

Thanks, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 19:26, 5 January 2010 (UTC)
Dito IP. (Im surprised that you haven't reverted it LSF.You want me to?)--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 19:28, 5 January 2010 (UTC)
No, no, that'll be fine, CE. Then it'll look like I give a crap. Thanks anyway, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 19:32, 5 January 2010 (UTC)

Thanks for the reverts

Just wanted to say thanks for the vandalism reverts to everyone who was involved, namely User:Bradjamesbrown, User:Jovianeye, User:Ponyo, User:NawlinWiki, and anyone else I might have missed (I would have gone through every talk page, but that'd take too long), Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 19:56, 5 January 2010 (UTC)

Me too! I reverted a few of yours!--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 20:10, 5 January 2010 (UTC)
Did you?! Sorry. I'll file you under "anyone else I might have missed", Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 21:22, 5 January 2010 (UTC)

In case you didn't know

In case you didn't know, Its Thejadefalcon's B-Day! Be sure to bring him presents!8)--Microsoft 1000 Defender and Ruler of Cyberspace! 21:56, 5 January 2010 (UTC)

My birthday is on August 20, please wait, December21st2012Freak Talk to me at ≈ 11:11, 21 December 2012 (UTC) (the end of the world)

Reply

There's also the words "considering to" in the userbox. Cheers,Abce2 (talk) 14:42, 9 January 2010 (UTC)

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I guess that you have learned alot from my past screw-ups. Its nice to know that something good came out of this.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 22:26, 9 January 2010 (UTC)

Well...sometimes I do, I'll admit :) But they're not always your screw-ups. And I'm sure you learned something from my screwed-up RfA, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 14:18, 10 January 2010 (UTC)

Good man

Just dropping by to say well done for cleaning up your user page :) - Kingpin13 (talk) 22:31, 9 January 2010 (UTC)

Thanks. I've been meaning to do it since my RfA, but never got the time. I'm still going to do a bit userbox trimming (and re-adding) and then the quotes are a tad excessive, considering I have a whole subpage of them. Speaking of subpages, I think I'll CSD a few more... Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 14:18, 10 January 2010 (UTC)

WWII

This has gone on long enough. Either Nikkimaria passes it or she fails it now. I hope that it's the latter but we both need to go and tell her this. 3 months is long enough.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 22:03, 10 January 2010 (UTC)

I understand what you mean, but isn't this to be viewed as a good thing? Generally a GAR would have been closed by now, but I think Nikkiamara is giving editors time to address the concerns. If you asked her outright to pass/fail it now...well, I don't know. You could try, but I think she's more likely to fail it with the concerns still there. Well, you can give it a shot, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 21:30, 11 January 2010 (UTC)
Im too scared to. I don;t want my first GAN to do down in flames even though we all put in a ton of work. If it does pass, Ill give you, Buzzzsherman, and Twilight co-nom credit. (AKA, I'll give you all the UBX for it)--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 23:15, 11 January 2010 (UTC)
If I were you, I'd try to fix the rest of the issues. I suppose leaving on or two unadressed wouldn't make that much difference (though that depends). I'm planning to fix the citation style issues when I get the time...it will take some time though, there are a lot (P.S. - I use icons for GAs), Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 15:56, 12 January 2010 (UTC)

RfD close

Just a sidenote - Remember RfD is a discussion so in cases like this just because you renege on the nomination doesn't necessarily mean it should be closed up, especially when at least one editor has already stated he/she would prefer deletion. That's all! ~ Amory (utc) 03:56, 11 January 2010 (UTC)

Ah. Yes. I forgot that about. Sorry. I sort of half-knew it already because...agh, it's a long story, not interesting, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 15:52, 11 January 2010 (UTC)

Question

Your awsome!!![sic] Thanks for helping me out when I was in hot water!"" I noticed that you put this on your quotes section. Do you think that you can replace it with a diffrent quote of mine? I don't want to look like someone who is always comming to you for advice. Sorry if this sounds mean or rude (Text has no emotions but Im trying to ask very nice) If you can that would be great. If not...then oh well. Thanks anyway.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 23:50, 11 January 2010 (UTC)

You also put You are amazing![sic] on your page, which is what I said on your editor review. December21st2012Freak Talk to me at ≈ 00:14, 12 January 2010 (UTC)
Of course you can! You were the one who said it! Anything you see there that you've said, you can remove/replace. Same goes for anyone else. Though, I'm not quite sure what you're getting at December, do you want it removed? Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 13:22, 12 January 2010 (UTC)

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Wikipedia is falling apart

User:Thejadefalcon, this is proof. First Bubba, then Kate, then Vicenarian and OSK, now him.....--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 14:24, 13 January 2010 (UTC)

Argh! You're scaremongering Coldplay! Look a this! In fact, I have a theory. Almost every editor will leave after after a few years (check the Red link deletion log somewhere, most admins have retired). It goes through cycles, and this is one of them. Kinda like what some people say about global warming. A new influx of users'll register, retire in a few years...or maybe I'm wrong. Probably. Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 16:08, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
Do you understand. Me, you and 2012 are the last ones out of the group....Who's next?--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 16:10, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
Uh...Abce? You don't have to retire if you don't want to, CE. What's to be afraid of? Not like there's some sort of curse... Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 16:17, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
Oh. I forgot.and I don't want to but I have lost faith in wikipedia in the past days and weeks. I feel left out of things and I regret telling people my age. Wikipedia is no longer fun to edit anymore. I fear the worst. And what made Jade leave?--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 16:21, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
I understand what you mean, but it'll get better. Probably. Just edit the way you want. If you do things you don't really want to for your Wikicat-ness then...well, it's not fun. And what's the point in that? I don't really want to be an admin, because I think that would be boring. Remember, don't give a f*** (sorry, I feel so bad), Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 16:46, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
Oh, and about Jade, I'm not enitrely sure if I should (or can) say, maybe you can e-mail him, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 16:53, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
I can't right now. And did he tell you?--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 18:48, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
Yes, he told me on Windows Live Messenger, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 19:00, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
No. Wait. I tell a lie. The most prominent reason isn that he is sick of trying to help humanity when all he gets in returns is abuse from trolls. Or something like that, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 19:04, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
Can you get him to come beck...please! And if not, will he answer my e-mails?--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 19:08, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
Does he not answer your E-mails? That's strange. I don't think he'll come back, though, he's not even checking Wikipedia anymore. :-( Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 19:12, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
He does but I have not sent one yet. Can you tell him that I want him back, or at least to not ignore my e-mails (when I send one as I have yet to)--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 19:15, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
I don't know if you care but here, {{User:Coldplay Expert/Thejadefalcon}}--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 19:42, 13 January 2010 (UTC)
Of course I care! I'll add it tomorrow (when it works), Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 20:15, 13 January 2010 (UTC)

← Aww, I feel loved. --ThejadefalconSing your songThe bird's seeds 00:30, 14 January 2010 (UTC)

Jade has retired.

It looks like my cookies I gave him didn't work. He retired(sniffle). Its to hard to type why he did so please go to his talk page for the whole message. A few moments of silence..................................--Microsoft 1000 Defender and Ruler of Cyberspace! 22:06, 13 January 2010 (UTC)

Don't worry about it, he's back, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 16:18, 14 January 2010 (UTC)
Like the Terminator "I'll be back" (hint hint wink wink)--Microsoft 1000 Defender and Ruler of Cyberspace! 23:17, 14 January 2010 (UTC)

Barnstar

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Your user(and talk page) are awe-some Sponge frog square pants!Microsoft 1000 Defender and Ruler of Cyberspace! 15:32, 16 January 2010 (UTC)
Ah, that's a relief. I thought I'd got my last of those after I revamped my page, but apparently it's still amusing in some way. Thanks! Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 16:02, 16 January 2010 (UTC)
P.S. - I'm not him! Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 16:02, 16 January 2010 (UTC)
Of course your not him!(are you?) Anyway, I was just made up a new nickname for you. The link was for reference in case they don't show Nickelodeon in the UK. Cheers to Martin Luther King Jr.!(your not him of cource! LOL!)--Microsoft 1000 Defender and Ruler of Cyberspace! 16:37, 16 January 2010 (UTC)
Yes, the do show it in the UK (they show it just about everywhere). And a (late) happy WP:Wikipedia Day to you, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 16:42, 16 January 2010 (UTC)
WP:Day? Hmm. Well, thanks for reminding me, and here's another gift :)--Microsoft 1000 Defender and Ruler of Cyberspace! 17:26, 16 January 2010 (UTC)
Spongefrog, I hope you like Micro101's cookie. Micro101, give me a cookie. BTW, I am going to be a Journeyman Editor in 2 days, but I am going to change it to a Journeyman Editor at ≈ 23:59, January 17, 2010 because of the Great Wikipedia Dramaout, which starts at ≈ 0:00, January 18, 2010. December21st2012Freak Talk to me at ≈ 18:13, 16 January 2010
Thanks for the cookie, Micro, and thanks for fixing the coding, jadefalcon. Congratulations on you Grognard-ification, 2012Freak, I'll be a Yeoman editor ("Most Excellent Grognard") in about 27 days. I mean, what a waste of a whole year... Sock of Lord Spongefrog (Talk to m'Lord) 20:53, 16 January 2010 (UTC)
I'll be a Yeoman editor on July 18. SOCK ATTACK!! Lord of the Vulcans 21:03, 16 January 2010 (UTC)

Re:O hai there...

Looks pretty good to me. One minor issue: if the author's name includes a middle initial, or if the publisher's name includes "Co" or "inc" or something like that, don't include a final period. |publisher=XYZ Inc. will result in "XYZ Inc..". Other than that, great job with these. Cheers, Nikkimaria (talk) 16:49, 17 January 2010 (UTC)

No, you did it right. The double period only appears when a period ends the publisher name, as in the above example. The author's initials issue is a formatting thing as opposed to a citebook error. Cheers, Nikkimaria (talk) 18:30, 18 January 2010 (UTC)
Yep, that's fine, so long as you're consistent about it. Cheers, Nikkimaria (talk) 20:54, 18 January 2010 (UTC)
Just noticed one of your edit summaries...are you using WP:REFTOOLS? And can you go harass Coldplay or someone else to help you out? It's quite a long task on your own...Nikkimaria (talk) 22:04, 18 January 2010 (UTC)
There's no current consensus that I'm aware of regarding accessdates. The most common form is 2010-01-25, and they don't need to be consistent with the dates used in the article (as those follow different style rules). Reftools has recently changed from 2010-01-25 to a format similar to that used in the article text. It doesn't matter which one you use, so long as all references use the same format. Hope that helps. Cheers, Nikkimaria (talk) 16:47, 25 January 2010 (UTC)

RFA

Cockroach (book)

No, you've cleaned it up nicely, and I would think that reviews in both the Guardian and Telegraph are sufficient for notability, though more refs couldn't hurt. Thanks! - Realkyhick (Talk to me) 18:10, 28 January 2010 (UTC)

Retirement

Well Spongefrog, as the first editor to befriend me (not really befriend...), I thought you might like to know why I'm retiring. I'm not going to make a massive farewell speech here on your page or anything, I'll keep it nice and short. I'm going away, so it was nice knowing you, and if you wanna say goodbye or make a last comment, you can stop by my talk page, which I will be monitoring for a wekk. See ya! --Jakkinx Talk to me! 02:00, 30 January 2010 (UTC)

Wikipedia is seriously falling apart

See, Wikipedia is falling apart because Jakkinx has retired. I think the next one is Notedgrant. First Bubba, than Vicenarian, than Katerenka (actually semi-retired), than Orangesodakid, than Abce2, and now him. Lord of the Vulcans 03:50, 30 January 2010 (UTC)

I'm going down with the ship. After all, I am a crew member.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 03:54, 30 January 2010 (UTC)
How many times have I been told about this!?! I know! Telling me repeatedly every time a user retires won't help the situation. It'll make it worse. :-) Spizzilizounge, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 11:39, 30 January 2010 (UTC)
Sorry, sorry. Don't know what came over me there...if you feel so strongly about it, why don't you go do something about it instead of this scaremongering? I don't think this "phenomenon" is as bad as it's made out to be, Spizzilizounge, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 11:39, 30 January 2010 (UTC)
Well spoken SpongeFrog. Editors come and go, some take breaks for years at a time as they go through College, get new jobs etc. The total number of editors is fairly stable, the total amount of editing is stable at about ten million edits every 6 weeks, readership is growing and most importantly month by month the encyclopaedia is getting better. Treasure your friends while they are here and watchlist their userpages whilst they are gone, so you can protect them from vandalism and welcome then if and when they return. ϢereSpielChequers 15:02, 30 January 2010 (UTC)
I ain't dead.Abce2 (talk) 15:11, 30 January 2010 (UTC)
Abce? You're alive?! I can't believe I never noticed! Sorry. To the "Help-Wikipedia-is-falling-apart-we're-all-going-to-die-ists", as I'll call you, hopefully some of the above'll put your mindses at ease for a while, Lord Spizzilizounge, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 17:32, 30 January 2010 (UTC)
@Abce2, you certainly don't seem to be alive either.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 04:15, 31 January 2010 (UTC)

Lord Spizzilizounge

Since you are using that signature now, it would be a good idea to register "Spizzilizounge" or "Lord Spizzilizounge" for doppelganger purposes. December21st2012Freak Talk to me at ≈ 19:52, 30 January 2010 (UTC)

YesY Done Spizzilizounge (talk) 20:24, 30 January 2010 (UTC)

Is there a need for two alt accounts?Abce2 (talk) 03:27, 31 January 2010 (UTC)
Sort of...it's a doppelganger, not an editing account...or...no, I don't follow you. Do you mean the two suggested by D21st2012F? I've only made one of those, and don't plan to make the other. But why does it really matter? Accounts are cheap. Like redirects. They aren't a huge problem so long as they don't make edits...or are they... Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 10:12, 31 January 2010 (UTC)

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I missed my own Wikibirthday!!

Aargh! Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 15:22, 7 February 2010 (UTC)

Happy Wikibirthday M'Lord--NotedGrant Talk 15:25, 7 February 2010 (UTC)
(Quietly mumbles to self: stupid snow) sorry I missed your wiki-birthday but I was digging out my driveway.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 21:42, 7 February 2010 (UTC)
Bzzsh, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 15:51, 8 February 2010 (UTC)

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Yay

Well I now have just as many GA's as you LSF. How about that? Guess I am going on to round two of the WP:wikicup afterall.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 18:07, 14 February 2010 (UTC)

I noticed that. I am glad to hear it. I was about to leave an irrelevant comment somewhere, but decided against it. Any chance of your WWII nom doing anything soon? I keep meaning to compile a list of badly formatted refs I can't do, but never get time. I've been on a semi-break for a while, but I should be back to normal activity next week. (P.S. - Was that "no to round two" supposed to be "on to round two"), Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 18:43, 14 February 2010 (UTC)
I'll take a look at WWII. IMHO, we should just tell Nikimaria that she can pass/fail it now. I don't really care. I mean, I can just re-nominate the article and actually get points for it in the Wikicup.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 18:51, 14 February 2010 (UTC)
She's gone "traveling". May as well give us until she comes back. Please?! I promise to work on it over next week! ...please... I'm ninety...four...point seven percent sure it would fail. It would be a close fail, but for such a high profile article...it needs to have the highest standards. I'm using the ellipsis too much aren't I? Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 18:56, 14 February 2010 (UTC)
Well what ref's are still missing? You seem to have more edits to the artilce than me now beause you have to fix these things.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 19:03, 14 February 2010 (UTC)
No refs are missing (as far as I know). It's just formatting. Some are missing ISBNs, publishers, or years (well, that's books. Web citations are a different matter). Some were ordered differently, i.e. some might have been set out as "last name, first name, date, title, publiser, isbn" others could be "first, last, title, year, publisher" etc. I've added a citation template to almost every reference, as that formats them automatically, and added in info as I went along. Now I'm going through the list to catch the ones that already had cite templates, but were missing stuff, or were used incorrectly. I have a terrible system, I know. I would do more work on it if my browser didn't take so long to load the damn page... Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 19:14, 14 February 2010 (UTC)
Well If you've got everything but the correct citation format, then I guess I can help out again. I can't really do anything about the ISBN numger though..... I'll take a look at the refs though. PS, how far are you in correcting all of the citations? Are you going in order or just jumping around?--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 19:17, 14 February 2010 (UTC)
I've mostly finished the formats, it's mainly missing info now. I was going alphabetically (using ctrl+F) to begin with; now I'm going through the reflist one by one...shouldn't take too long...it will get done. If there's any I can't do, I'll write them down and bring it up at the GAR page, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 19:27, 14 February 2010 (UTC)
does that mean that I should wait for you to bring them up on the GAN?--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 19:31, 14 February 2010 (UTC)
Possibly...it may be slightly awkward with two people working on this kind of thing. By all means, do it if you want, or if you see I've made any mistakes correct them. Or get a head start. Or do a few random ones. Whatever really. Up to you. Right now, I'm in the middle of a string of awkward refs, with specific chapters written by different authors. My brain is about to explode. If you want to help with the (hypothetical) difficult ones, of course you can, but you'll have to really do your homework. I have a feeling some may be fakes, or very obscure self-publications... Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 19:47, 14 February 2010 (UTC)
Pretty much dito to everything. Trust me, I have almost every WWII related book/published source that I can think of and yet, I've never even heard of some of these refs.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 20:22, 14 February 2010 (UTC)
Yep. Sorry for disappearing there, but then that's what the warning at the top of this page is for. By the way (and I'm not trying to critiscise your general spelling, I've seen you do this a few times), "dito" is normally spelled "ditto". According to the Urban Dictionary, one 'n' means something...rather different... Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 21:48, 14 February 2010 (UTC)
OH well. I'll have to remember that.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 22:02, 14 February 2010 (UTC)

re [1]

Have you tried http://www.worldcat.org ? :) —Ed (talkmajestic titan) 18:48, 15 February 2010 (UTC)

Well...yes. Even that doesn't work. I'm beginning to think it's a fake, or hasn't been assigned an ISbN, unless I've done something wrong with the search function. Thanks anyway :) --Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 19:30, 15 February 2010 (UTC)
Oh, it's from 1953. ISBN's didn't come out until 1976 (or somewhere around that year). —Ed (talkmajestic titan) 13:49, 16 February 2010 (UTC)
Argh! Can't believe I never noticed that. I would have knew as well (I figured it out with an earlier WWII cite). Well, thanks for pointing that out, I'll be able to sleep easy tonight, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 14:59, 16 February 2010 (UTC)

Battle of Hannut

Well This is the last article that we need to work on in order to make Battle of Belgium a WP:GTC. I noticed that you made a couple of edits to it. So what do you think is left before we can nominate it for a GAN?--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 20:55, 15 February 2010 (UTC)

Uh...well...to be honest, I have no idea. Sorry. I'm not good at the assessment sort of thing. Probably more-or-less what you said at Dapi's talk page. Maybe if you linked up the footnotes to their corresponding references, though I might do that if I figure out how (and if it's appropriate). Good luck on getting it to GTC, though. If I were you, I'd nominate it, and even if it doesn't pass, all the issues should have been raised. Kinda like what happened to WWII. Nah, that'd be too easy......

P.S. - I should have those WWII refs finished by tomorrow at the latest. Well, not finished, there are about half a dozen ones outstanding. If I just CAN'T do them, I'll list them at the GAR, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 21:09, 15 February 2010 (UTC)

Thank you sooo much for everything. I'll nominate the Hannut article and as for WWII. IF/when it passes, you WILL get co-nom status for it. Don't act soo modest this time! WWII is your third GA as much as it is mine. I'll also be sure to give Buzzzsherman, and TH partial credit as well. Think of it like this, it took one person to nominate it, but four to get it passed.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 21:16, 15 February 2010 (UTC)
Good good. I'll go watchlist everything in a minute. I was going to refuse WWII credit initially (if it does pass), but after spending hours of my life making those horrible minor edits - ugh - I don't think I'd feel so bad anymore. To think I joined Wikipedia to do this. I thought that would be my only edit! Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 21:21, 15 February 2010 (UTC)
Same here. My first edit was to Glass of Water. Now, I'm writeing whole artilces! (I'm saveing this one for after round 1 of the wikicup. It will be a DYK)--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 21:25, 15 February 2010 (UTC)
Glass of- oh, that glass of water. I find glass of water hilarious when printed, for some reason. How long does the Wikicup last anyway? Is it the whole year? Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 21:42, 15 February 2010 (UTC)
What did you mean about Galss fo Water? It's a song. And the Wikicup lasts until October 31 of this year. Though I'll be lucky to move on past round 2. But hey, I was'nt even expectiong to gat any points at all, and yet I have 100! That's like 20th place! (See WP:CUP for the full list of rounds)--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 21:47, 15 February 2010 (UTC)
Oh, at first I thought you meant a Glass of Water as in a glass containing water. If it existed, it would be a pretty strange article to spend your first edit on. To be honest, I didn't expect you to get (m)any points either (no offence), but you've done surprisingly well. I think I'll work on Hannut's citations in my User:Spongefrog/Sandbox, which rarely exists. I use it for changes I might finish, but might not, in the same edit. If I have to stop, I save it to the sandbox, if I don't, I just add it straight to the article. I am a genius. Right now the cites look like a strange mixture of the deprecated harvard reference and...something else I can't put my finger on, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 21:55, 15 February 2010 (UTC)
Well thanks. I'll be sure to give you credit for this GAN as well (If we nominate it) And no, there is no article on a glass containing water. Should'nt you have know that My first edit was to be to a Coldplay song? (hense my name...) And yeah, I was supprised that I have 100 points for the WC too. Next year, you need to participate. You don't need to write DYK's, just promote GA's with me. (Or by yourself, whatever you choose to do)--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 22:00, 15 February 2010 (UTC)
No! No-no, no-no, no-no, NO (to the tune of that weird opera bit that comes after "Let him go! Bismillah, noooo we will not let you go!" in Bohemian Rhapsody). Unless I end up doing more than I anticipate, I haven't done enough to justify (theoretical) BoH credit. Yet. I don't think I'd stand a chance in the Wikicup. I can't find articles to improve, and when I try to inprove them, I usually run them to a standstill when I run out of references. Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 22:06, 15 February 2010 (UTC)
I can help you out. Pick and artilce and we can promote it together.--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 22:12, 15 February 2010 (UTC)
Argh! Sorry, I never noticed that post. I was edit previewing, and I got the message messages mixed up. Long story. Anyway, picking out articles is my problem. I can't find any! I think I'll just tag along and copy edit behind you. But I'll let you know if I see anything worth improving (P.S. - Finished WWII cites) Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 20:02, 16 February 2010 (UTC)
Alright then. I hope that you semi-enjoy editing the Franco-Prussian War and WWII then. And I hope that you like Coldplay :) Their fith album is expected to come out late this year, and I'll be makeing several edits to that article. PS: That's great! Has Nikkimaria seen it yet? Will it pass now?--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 23:20, 16 February 2010 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── Nikkimaria saw it and- actually, you've probably seen it for yourself at the GAR. There's just one ref, no. 285 I think. May need to be replaced (but that shouldn't be too hard, as long as some info is tweaked slightly). BTW, wouldn't you be better submitting Battle of Hannut at the WP:MILHIST page? You'll probably get a quicker repsonse, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 20:46, 17 February 2010 (UTC)

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A job for you

Well once we get the GAN of World War II and Battle of Hannut over and done with, I've got another job for us to do. Battle of the Bulge. This was once a TFA but now it's been delisted and is at start class. It requires some (a lot) more citations and for thge existing ones to be corrected. I have all of the sources that the article requires. (I'm adding them now) but I need your help to correct the existing citations as well as the links to other websites. (Author, accessdate, work, publisher, ISBN, Page number ect...) and I'll add in new citations that will be fully sourced so that way you don't get "Citation overload" like you did with the WWII article. Once the citations are fixed, I'll re-nominate it for a GA. Sounds good? Perhaps we need to draw up a list for us. Like "we work on X then we move on to Y then we nominate Z ect ect...--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 04:43, 20 February 2010 (UTC)

Good good. At least I won't get bored. I'll take a look as soon as I get time. BTW, I notice you're judging articles based on their WP:MILHIST rating, wouldn't it be better to ask for assessment there? (or maybe that's not the way it works, I'm not sure) You'll almost definitely get a quicker response too, the normal GAN page is backlogged like...something...that's...really backlogged. About the list, I'll leave that to you, I have neither knowledge nor preference, but maybe working on some of the Fall Gelb articles? Or you could even create one for Case Yellow. There's a Fall Rot article. Or maybe it isn't significant enough. Just a suggestion, take it or leave it, Lord Spongefrog, (I am Czar of all Russias!) 11:22, 20 February 2010 (UTC)
Well there's always User:Coldplay Expert/Case Yellow for you to work on. I hope to in a few years to so, get all of these to B or GA class. So for only 2 are at GA and only about 2-3 are at B class. Alot of work to do but for now, let's get Battle of Hannut and Battle of the Bulge done with. Only 2 at a time!--Coldplay Expért Let's talk 19:21, 20 February 2010 (UTC)

British English vs American English

Czar of all Russias, please go here[2]

--Frania W. (talk) 14:04, 20 February 2010 (UTC)

Czar: left another comment there[3]. Cordialement, --Frania W. (talk) 14:59, 20 February 2010 (UTC)