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Airbus Templates[edit]

Hello Ssolbergj, you really need to discuss your changes to the templates related to the Airbus Group and get support for your changes, perhaps make your case at the WP:AIRCRAFT project were users interested in aircraft articles hang out, thanks. MilborneOne (talk) 18:29, 6 May 2015 (UTC)

ANI[edit]

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Proposed Coat of Arms of the Republic of Macedonia[edit]

Dear Ssolbergj,

I am a heraldic artist from the Republic of Macedonia and I would like to ask You not to revert my changes regarding the proposed Coat of Arms of the Republic of Macedonia. The Coat of Arms I am adding is THE proposed design, while the one You are is just your rendition of it.

Best regards, (Хипокамп (talk) 13:13, 18 May 2015 (UTC))

Hi. The file you uploaded is a copyright violation. Thus it cannot be used. The alternative rendition of the blazon is a file with a compatible license (creative commons), and can therefore be used. Please read this. - Ssolbergj (talk) 13:17, 18 May 2015 (UTC)

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Proposing CoA of Italy[edit]

As you know, Italy doesn't have a coat of arms since it has an emblem.

I think you can create in your CoAseries an Italian one, inspired by the Stella d'Italia: gueules, a mullet argent. (maybe like this I found)

This is only an advice!

~By an Italian contributor — Preceding unsigned comment added by 37.182.14.150 (talk) 15:41, 25 May 2015 (UTC)

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Speedy deletion nomination of List of tallest buildings in the European Union/photograph[edit]

Hello Ssolbergj,

I wanted to let you know that I just tagged List of tallest buildings in the European Union/photograph for deletion, because it seems to be inappropriate for a variety of reasons.

If you feel that the article shouldn't be deleted and want more time to work on it, you can contest this deletion, but please don't remove the speedy deletion tag from the top.

You can leave a note on my talk page if you have questions. ubiquity (talk) 21:41, 29 July 2015 (UTC)

Template:German Federal States[edit]

Hi. Before I begin, I would like to state that I do not wish to get into any kind of argument, I would just like to talk peacefully about this.

I spent a great deal of time creating a new template for the states of Germany, positioning the state names and adjusting the image size to an appropriate ratio was a great deal of work. I was also complimented by a couple of users and friends and colleagues of mine who saw my work. My reasoning for this revision was as follows:
1. The complex font used on the old template was difficult to read when compared to the default font.
2. The old font did not look very "clean".
3. The new design provided consistency with the templates for other German state templates (German Empire, Weimar Republic, etc.).
4. The new design matched the template used on German Wikipedia for the states of Germany and also other templates on various language Wikipedias for administrative divisions of other countries.
5. The flags of the states were used instead of the coat of arms as the flags are far more recognisable (especially to people outside of Germany) and this gave consistency with the German version and versions of past German nations.

In my personal opinion, the new design was aesthetically superior to the original design primarily due to the map and template design that is consistent with other template maps. I would like to discuss the possibility of returning to my design (if consensus is necessary, I am happy to do so). I do not wish to enter into an edit war or another kind of conflict. Thanks. Nick Mitchell 98 (talk) 07:55, 7 August 2015 (UTC)

please use edit summaries[edit]

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full references needed[edit]

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best: use a full and archived reference --Wuerzele (talk) 19:27, 22 October 2015 (UTC)

File source problem with File:Europa.eu.png[edit]

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File:Insigne Helsingiae.svg[edit]

Hello,

why did you put this image you created on the Helsinki article? I've never seen such shield used outside of Wikipedia. The city homepage makes no mention of it, neither does the official shield use guide. The correct shield file in Wikipedia is this. --hydrox (talk) 10:00, 25 February 2016 (UTC)

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*Oops!* moment or April's fool[edit]

Hello Ssolbergj - The coat of arms of ...??? with a mural crown? No kidding :)

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Best regards, --Blue Indigo (talk) 19:34, 1 April 2016 (UTC)

Copying within Wikipedia requires proper attribution[edit]

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Coat of arms of Montenegro[edit]

Please refrain from making unconstructive edits such as this one. You replaced the official CoA with a variant of a detail of the CoA. I do not know where you found the image, and I am assuming you acted in good faith, but please do not use anything but official insignia in Montenegro-related articles or templates. Cheers. Sideshow Bob 06:49, 24 June 2016 (UTC)

I agree. I see you have been replacing official coats of arms with your own image versions, such as here [2]. Although I am sure you acted in good faith, please stick to the official versions. Thank you. Gryffindor (talk) 10:24, 28 June 2016 (UTC)

June 2016[edit]

You currently appear to be engaged in an edit war according to the reverts you have made on Template:Coat of arms. Users are expected to collaborate with others, to avoid editing disruptively, and to try to reach a consensus rather than repeatedly undoing other users' edits once it is known that there is a disagreement.

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Well, the onus is on you to establish a consensus if you want to change the status quo. Apparently you are not interested in engaging in discussion. - Ssolbergj (talk) 21:14, 28 June 2016 (UTC)
Ssolbergj, your edits have been reverted again. Please desist and contribute in a constructive manner. Thank you for your cooperation. Gryffindor (talk) 11:17, 30 June 2016 (UTC)
I've contributed in the discussion - you should. My talk page is not the appropriate place for this. - Ssolbergj (talk) 11:19, 30 June 2016 (UTC)
A reply has been posted on the talk page of the article. Desist from this edit war, you are not contributing in a constructive manner. Gryffindor (talk) 11:38, 30 June 2016 (UTC)
In wikipedia one is supposed to leave the status quo in place until there is a consensus to change it. - Ssolbergj (talk) 11:44, 30 June 2016 (UTC)

July 2016[edit]

Information icon Please do not delete or edit legitimate talk page comments, as you did at Template talk:Coat of arms. Such edits are disruptive and appear to be vandalism. If you would like to experiment, please use the sandbox. Thank you.  Sandstein  16:40, 1 July 2016 (UTC)

I have not altered your comments, only turned POV titles into NPOV tidles. - Ssolbergj (talk) 02:13, 2 July 2016 (UTC)
  • You've done something quite similar here. You may say you're creating neutrality, but I disagree, and your job is certainly not to add editorial commentary to a listing of RfCs. This also falls under disruptive editing. Drmies (talk) 16:52, 5 July 2016 (UTC)

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Copyright violations[edit]

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Given that you've been editing here for quite some time, and have a significant number of edits, I'm concerned that you are adding copyrighted content to wikipedia. I hope this is a one time issue, and not something that has been going on for some time? TDL (talk) 17:21, 26 December 2016 (UTC)

The content was written by me, but of course I'll add a reference to the public website describing this new police network. This is not "copyvio" at all IMO. - Ssolbergj (talk) 17:34, 26 December 2016 (UTC)

Do we have to go through this line-by-line? You literally performed a straight word-for-word copy-paste job from the source. That is a copyvio.

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"The ENFAST project aims to increase security within the European Union by improving efficiency in tracing and arresting internationally wanted criminals, who committed serious crimes. ENFAST is a network of police officers available 24/7 who can immediately undertake action to locate and arrest fugitives."] "The ENFAST project aims to increase security within the European Union by improving efficiency in tracing and arresting internationally wanted criminals, who committed serious crimes. ENFAST is a network of police officers available 24/7 who can immediately undertake action to locate and arrest fugitives."]
ENFAST activities and results with the support of ISEC funding ENFAST activities and results with the support of ISEC funding
ENFAST established a Memorandum of Association which established the existence of a Core Group and a General Assembly. The Belgian and German Presidency were granted ISEC funding to organise Core Group meetings for members of the Core Group and General assemblies for representatives of the 28 EU Member States and Europol, Interpol, US Marshals, Switzerland and Norway as observers. ENFAST established a Memorandum of Association which established the existence of a Core Group and a General Assembly. The Belgian and German Presidency were granted ISEC funding to organise Core Group meetings for members of the Core Group and General assemblies for representatives of the 28 EU Member States and Europol, Interpol, US Marshals, Switzerland and Norway as observers.
EUROPOL provides its Platform for Experts (EPE) to the national fugitive teams enabling the exchange of non-operational information. Furthermore EUROPOL provides support to have the Europe’s Most Wanted list published on its public website. EUROPOL provides its Platform for Experts (EPE) to the national fugitive teams enabling the exchange of non-operational information. Furthermore EUROPOL provides support to have the Europe’s Most Wanted list published on its public website.
The Collège Européen de Police (CEPOL) is an EU agency dedicated to providing training and learning opportunities to senior police officers on issues vital to the security of the European Union and its citizens. CEPOL has included an ENFAST training course in its curriculum and trainee exchanges are being organised between national FAST units. The Collège Européen de Police (CEPOL) is an EU agency dedicated to providing training and learning opportunities to senior police officers on issues vital to the security of the European Union and its citizens. CEPOL has included an ENFAST training course in its curriculum and trainee exchanges are being organised between national FAST units.
The ENFAST network has:

established a list of Single Points of Contacts, compiled national FAST fact-sheets with information on national legislation and police methods, created a leaflet promoting the existence of ENFAST, offered mutual staff exchange opportunities devised and built up an efficient and solid network.

The ENFAST network has:

established a list of Single Points of Contacts, compiled national FAST fact-sheets with information on national legislation and police methods, created a leaflet promoting the existence of ENFAST, offered mutual staff exchange opportunities devised and built up an efficient and solid network.

History

In 2012(eg) at a fugitives conference attended by 24 national fugitive teams of the European Union, a motion was put forward to create a European network of national fugitive teams, named ENFAST. This motion was adopted by the European Council on 1st of January 2013. The Belgian FAST took on the first Presidency for a two-year period (2013-2014). The German FAST is currently continuing the project under its Presidency for another two years (2015-2016) after which the Dutch FAST will take over the Presidency (2017-2018), ensuring the continuity of the project.

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In 2012(eg) at a fugitives conference attended by 24 national fugitive teams of the European Union, a motion was put forward to create a European network of national fugitive teams, named ENFAST. This motion was adopted by the European Council on 1st of January 2013. The Belgian FAST took on the first Presidency for a two-year period (2013-2014). The German FAST is currently continuing the project under its Presidency for another two years (2015-2016) after which the Dutch FAST will take over the Presidency (2017-2018), ensuring the continuity of the project.

It's simply not believable that you independently wrote this identical text to the source. Some if this was subsequently removed, but my spotcheck revealed that some copyvio content remained. Please do not restore. TDL (talk) 21:35, 26 December 2016 (UTC)

What i actually wrote, my last edit before you reverted:

The European Network of Fugitive Active Search Teams (ENFAST) is a network of national police organisations tasked with locating and arresting fugitives. This initiative was launched in 2012 to facilitate the tracing and arresting of internationally wanted criminals who have committed serious crimes. ENFAST is funded by the European Union's programme for the Prevention of and Fight against Crime (ISEC).[1]

The network is facilitated by the Europol's Platform for Experts (EPE). Europol also maintains a list of Europe’s Most Wanted Fugitives (EMWL), akin to the list of ten most wanted fugitives published by the American Federal Bureau of Investigation.[2] In 2016 Europol arranged an online 'Christmas calendar' of wanted fugitives, which lead to three arrests.[3]

This is what I wrote and it is not copyvio. Do you agree? Please reinsert it and stop claiming it is copyvio - because it isn't. - Ssolbergj (talk) 10:04, 28 December 2016 (UTC)

The copyvio text I linked above was added by by your account. Copyvio content cannot be added to the project, even if you plan to subsequently remove it. Wikipedia publishes the entire history of the article, hence even past revisions, which contain copyvios, are still published and expose the project (and yourself personally) to legal liability.
And no, the last revision of what you added still retained residual copyvios, for instance the word for word plagiarized sentence frgements below.
Ssolbergj Source
"This initiative was launched in 2012 to facilitate the tracing and arresting of internationally wanted criminals who have committed serious crimes." "The ENFAST project aims to increase security within the European Union by improving efficiency in tracing and arresting internationally wanted criminals, who committed serious crimes."
"(ENFAST) is a network of national police organisations tasked with locating and arresting fugitives. ENFAST is a network of police officers available 24/7 who can immediately undertake action to locate and arrest fugitives."
Given that some copyvio still remained, I reverted to the last clean version. TDL (talk) 12:42, 28 December 2016 (UTC)

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Hey Ssolbergj,

I don't think that CSDP is the main article for PESCO. The linked section does not provide significantly more information, like PESCO projects and nations participation in them (I'm currently writing that). Instead I would like to see a dedicated new page for PESCO, since there will probably be a number of new projects and missions with the PESCO badge that will require more space and sections. PESCO is a project linked to CSDP but not sufficiently close enough to be in the same article. Haage42 (talk) 21:14, 17 December 2017 (UTC)

Hi. PESCO is based on a separate article in the EU treaty, and as such I think it's currently more appropriate to have CSDP as PESCO's main page than that of Enhanced cooperation. I do however agree that a new, separate PESCO article is a good idea. The articles Military of the European Union and CSDP have a significant degree of overlapping scope, and this may need to be sorted out, but maybe existing intergovernmental bodies like the European Air Transport Command will be incorporated in PESCO - and that may give some organisational clarity. In any case; the CSDP's article is in quite a bad state and needs improvement - and perhaps that should be given priority over creating additional articles. - Ssolbergj (talk) 21:54, 17 December 2017 (UTC)
Hey, just wanted to say good work on getting that new article set up and running. I was thinking I ought to do it myself when I noticed you'd already got started on it the other day and it seems you've already got most of what I was thinking about. Quick work, and great to see you're still super active on here. Have a good day.- J.Logan`t: 16:16, 22 December 2017 (UTC)
Hello, happy brexit and happy new year! Good to see that you're back. I have had relatively long wikibreaks myself, but this time I though it was worth writing about the apparent CSDP breakthrough, although the Daily Telegraph could be right that the MCPP remains a mere call centre, and maybe the only EU develops only 15 % of NATO's present capabilities before the UK rejoins in 15 years and spoils the party. Hopefully though, Macron's parliament ratifies the Treaty establishing the European Defence Community and creates the European army overnight. The MCPP article was actually already created, but under a different name and without any links or categories: [3]
Your contributions on brexit were also really needed; Impact of Brexit on the European Union is an excellent article. - Ssolbergj (talk) 15:38, 4 January 2018 (UTC)

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April 2018[edit]

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Maki-police-11.svg Well, that's not a very polite notice. I simply blanked meaningless redirects like 'Euro union'. - Ssolbergj (talk) 13:14, 20 April 2018 (UTC)
It's a template message, and only warning as you had blanked a large number of redirects. Please do not do this. If you don't think they should exist then there is a procedure for that WP:RfD. Although personally I think the redirects are useful. Polyamorph (talk) 13:29, 20 April 2018 (UTC)

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Proposed deletion of Military equipment of the European Union[edit]

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The EU doesnt actually have any Military Equipment, the article list national assets so the article could be considered misleading at best

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Paid?[edit]

I notice you create and maintain a lot of EU articles using official EU press releases as a source. Are you employed by the EU or paid by them or another organisation to to do this? Lyndaship (talk) 15:57, 15 June 2018 (UTC)

No, I’m not. -Ssolbergj (talk) 23:01, 15 June 2018 (UTC)
Thank you. I accept that you are just someone who has great interest in this field. I hope you can understand my previous suspicion given your editing history. Lyndaship (talk) 18:42, 18 June 2018 (UTC)
Wikipedia is full of nerds. Are you a journalist, asking such awkward questions? - Ssolbergj (talk) 18:43, 18 June 2018 (UTC)
Lol no never, mind you I'm not sure I should reply to you after being called a nerd. For your info I'm now a retired granny but most of my working life was spent running a small mail order company, prior to that I worked for the UK government in a post for which I am still under section 1 of the Official Secrets Act. Now what about you? I have you down as a retired Professor Lyndaship (talk) 18:54, 18 June 2018 (UTC)
I did not mean to call you a nerd, I was referring to all the Wiki editors with great interest in some field. I see! I'm an engineer. - Ssolbergj (talk) 19:26, 18 June 2018 (UTC)
Haha I was well wrong there then. Substituting overalls for tweed jacket with leather arm patchs in my mental image of you Lyndaship (talk) 19:44, 18 June 2018 (UTC)
He's not paid!! He believes in the European Union!! In a way, I agree with him - would be great to have strong, cohesive European forces. That just isn't the case at the moment. Buckshot06 (talk) 03:56, 23 June 2018 (UTC)

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Speedy deletion nomination of International Military Staff[edit]

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Deputy Chairman of the NATO Military Committee[edit]

Hey, can you please explain your rational for merging Deputy Chairman of the NATO Military Committee into the Chairman article? Thanks! Garuda28 (talk) 16:15, 15 July 2018 (UTC)

Hi Garuda. The reason for this bold merge was that the article is quite small (and gets even smaller when general, duplicated information about the NATO Military Committee is removed), and less significant. I think the content fits quite well in Chairman of the NATO Military Committee. Cheers. - Ssolbergj (talk) 17:37, 15 July 2018 (UTC)
Thanks for answering! Just wanted to better understand, and I agree with you. Garuda28 (talk) 18:28, 15 July 2018 (UTC)
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  2. ^ https://www.nrk.no/urix/europas-farligste-romlinger-1.12776643
  3. ^ https://www.nrk.no/urix/europols-julekalender-forte-til-tre-pagripelser-1.13291059