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Hello Taric25/Archive 1, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are a few good links for newcomers:

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Image Use

Hi, I just wanted to drop a personal message -- I really support adding info to the TRS articles, however those are copyrighted images, and they're not really fair use.. Let me know if you've got any questions.. —Cliffb 04:46, 30 January 2007 (UTC)

Image:A film with subtitles.JPG

Hi, my reply to your message can be found here. All the best, <KF> 12:28, 4 February 2007 (UTC)

Image Request

I will get on this. It could take me some time. I notices on the page that the images that matched the description Telecommunications Relay Service of your request were up for deletion. What kind of time fame do I have. the more time the better that way I can work it in.

Ara Pelodi 16:32, 4 February 2007 (UTC)

Adoption

Hey, i just was peeking at your user page, and I noted you were looking to be adopted by an experienced editor. I think I'm experienced and I'd like to offer my mentoring if you'd like.. —Cliffb 05:50, 5 February 2007 (UTC)

Hmm, we'll talk about the formal stuff later. But learning from my mistakes, take a look at this talk thread on the Frontier Airlines article. I learned about Wikipedia's resource usage on this. Also, note its important to be flexible and try to relinquish ownership of your edits. —Cliffb 04:32, 9 February 2007 (UTC)
Well, really the point is that you need to let your edits into the world and let them live or die on their own. Thats kinda what I've done with the TRS article. Also one of the things I'm trying to communicate is that you should pick your "intensive" cooperation/negoation efforts wisely. To think that we've spent that much time arguing over a slash is a bit strange in my mind. We could have avoided this if people were willing to let their edits go.
So the lessons really are about thinking when it makes sense to revert someone else's edits back to yours, and if its worth it. Am I making any sense?
Also perhaps we should set up a subpage for these discussions, so we'll have the thread completely on one page? What do you think? —Cliffb 06:39, 9 February 2007 (UTC)
I'll let you start the new subpage ;-) To start one you'll just want to go to a page under your User talk section that doesn't exist, and create the page there. e.g. go to User_talk:Taric25/Mentoring.. We'll talk more about the TRS article over there.. ;-) —Cliffb 06:58, 9 February 2007 (UTC)
Hello, I wasn't sure if you had the page on your watchlist or not, I put my thoughts about the TRS article over on User_talk:Taric25/Mentoring —Cliffb 05:42, 10 February 2007 (UTC)

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Super Mario RPG

I don't know if you're doing it on purpose, or if you have just missed it, but I replied to you on the talk page. I would like to get this over with in a few days rather than a few weeks, so it would be nice if you could reply. Nemu 17:06, 14 February 2007 (UTC)

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RPG/Sentai

The image that you have uploaded is decorative at Super Sentai and will be at Power Rangers if you add it there. It is probably decorative at Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Please read the fair use criteria to see why the image should not be used at the articles, and also look at {{game-screenshot}} (particularly the "identification and critical commentary" part)—Ryūlóng () 22:18, 21 February 2007 (UTC)

Deaf-mute

Hi Taric25. I'm seeking opinions and possible support for an issue in which I'm in a debate with other Wikipedians. I'm trying to change indiscrimant use of the term "deaf-mute" in describing deaf people in general. To see some comments related to the issue, see Talk:The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, as well as my own Talk page, User talk:Ward3001. You can also follow the links to other discussions. Right now I'm about the only person addressing the issue because deaf people are such a small minority. Other Wikipedians, with apparently no prior knowledge of the issue, are reverting my edits. If you're interesting in expressing your opinion, feel free to do so. If you wish to discuss further please leave me a message on my Talk page. Thanks. Ward3001 18:01, 4 March 2007 (UTC)

MANY THANKS for your comments on Talk:The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter! Now, I'm again asking those who commented against using "deaf-mute" to once again help me out. There is a persistent user who has repeatedly reverted "deaf" to "deaf-mute", and has again reverted (and probably will do so again until this issue is mediated [in process] or arbitrated). So far only two of us have reverted it back to "deaf". If others could please put The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter on your watchlist and revert when necessary, I think it would have a much bigger impact. Just be careful not to violate the 3-revert-rule. As I'm writing this, the article is OK, but the persistent reverter probably will strike again. There are four instances in the article where "deaf" is being reverted to "deaf-mute". I would greatly appreciate others in addition to myself making the reverts back to "deaf". As always, many thanks. Ward3001 03:14, 6 March 2007 (UTC)

Note regarding mediation

24.0.97.119 ignored the mediation request (neither agreeing nor disagreeing), yet continues to revert "deaf" to "deaf-mute". Please continue to monitor The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. If this continues, I will ask everyone's opinion about seeking formal arbitration from Wikipedia. Arbitration results in a binding decision. Thanks. Ward3001 00:38, 9 March 2007 (UTC)

Super Mario RPG and Super Sentai

I've really lost my patience in dealing with this. A citation is just as unnecessary as an image for the article, and the Super Mario Cruft has got to stop, there. They're in the game, we know that. But it's not necessary to spend time and energy to give it so much more focus in the article. Please, just stop. The Axemrangers are mentioned, and that's seriously good enough.—Ryūlóng (竜龍) 08:49, 12 March 2007 (UTC)

Why hello hello. I got your message on my talk page, and I'd be glad to help;. The only problem with me is, I'm not available on Wikipedia sometimes. Also, my SMRPG is all in Japanese, so I have to get a translator, or have to learn Japanese. I could get a ROM file, but since that's illegal, I don't want to go that far. I'm also not too great at Wikipedia (in other words, im a newbie).
Anyway, I'd be glad to help you with SMRPG. I could also assist in Super Mario Bros. if you want, too. SatsuiNoHadou 22:57, 3 October 2007 (UTC)SatsuiNoHadou
Wait a minute. Did I put this in the wrong section? O_o See what I mean by newbie?SatsuiNoHadou 23:01, 3 October 2007 (UTC)SatsuiNoHadou

Categories

Hi! You should study the category system a bit more before making changes such as the ones you have made to Category:User ase and its subcategories. The categories are a hierarcy, and it is thus unnecessary to list Category:User ase-2 in all of the categories you added to it. Read more about categories on Wikipedia:Categories. Jon Harald Søby 22:49, 13 March 2007 (UTC)

Also, category redirects don't work. Jon Harald Søby 22:49, 13 March 2007 (UTC)
Another thing, all 0-level categories have been deleted. I am nominating the two new ones you created for deletion, please don't create any more. VegaDark 09:26, 18 March 2007 (UTC)
I am disappointed to see that you created Category:User Brai-0 just a couple days ago despite the message I left above. This will be speedy deleted. Once again, please don't create any more 0-level categories. VegaDark 03:51, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
I'm sorry about creating that category. I was creating 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and N, and I forgot that I don't have to create 0. Sorry about that. Taric25 03:54, 27 March 2007 (UTC)
No worries, we all make a few mistakes on occasion. Sorry to sound a bit harsh above, I thought you had ignored my original message. Thanks, VegaDark 03:59, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

Willing to adopt

I'm willing to adopt your page..=] Pretty Ricky aint breakin up yall! yay!! Tam` Tam` =] 02:27, 4 April 2007 (UTC)

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SignWriting and American Sign Language Wikipedia

Hi, I noticed your userpage says you have a knowledge of American Sign Language and the SignWriting system. You may be interested in participating in a new proposed Wikipedia in American Sign Language, to be written using SignWriting. Please see meta:Requests for new languages/Wikipedia American Sign Language 2 and meta:Special projects subcommittees/Languages/Archives/2007-04#Wikipedia American Sign Language (the latter is an archive of e-mail discussions). Thank you.--Pharos 18:12, 16 April 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for leaving a message on my userpage about Wikipedia in Sign Language using SignWriting. As I am aware, SignWriting is not in Unicode, correct? Taric25 15:34, 17 April 2007 (UTC)
Yeah, it's not in Unicode yet. They reserved 256 spaces for it, but it would take tens of thousands of spaces to do it right, and the technical work to implement it in Unicode would require a lot of funding and is years away. In the meantime, the SignWriting community has developed an alternative method of generating SignWriting text, through the SignText and SignPuddle programs. See http://www.signbank.org/signpuddle/ . There's a lot of technical discussion on exactly how to make SignWriting work with Wikipedia at meta:Special projects subcommittees/Languages/Archives/2007-04#Wikipedia American Sign Language, which I don't pretend to fully understand. Fact is, creating a American Sign Language Wikipedia using SignWriting will probably be an important step in attracting the recognition and programming funding needed for the eventual full implementation in Unicode.--Pharos 21:21, 17 April 2007 (UTC)


Adoption

Hello! Have you been adopted by Cliffb ? if so please remove the adoptee's userbox from your userpage. if you have any questions please message me on my talk page. thank you for your time. Matthew Yeager 03:38, 30 April 2007 (UTC)

Cliffb did not adopt me, but he did offer some mentoring. I am still looking for an adopter, that is why I have the adoptee userbox on my userpage. Thanks! Taric25 09:02, 30 April 2007 (UTC)


Adoption Program

Hello again and welcome to the adoption program!
Please take some time to think about what you would like out of this program and what you can devote to it. After you have thought about this please message me on my talk page about which areas you would like to focus on. As well, if you are completely new or you are not sure, you can let me know that and I can give you a general overview. You will get as much as you put in with this program. If you would like me to be someone that you can ask questions to every once and a while, then thats who i'll be. Yet, if you wish to be in constant contact with me and have me go over your work with you each day or so, then thats who i will be. This is your choice, just please let me know :P

Also if you could please remove the adoptee userbox from your userpage so that others know you have been adopted. If you like you can replace it with this user box: {{adoptee}} Thank you for your time, Matthew Yeager 13:49, 30 April 2007 (UTC)

I accept your offer, and would like you to give me your ideas on the program, such as the general overview you discussed. I wish to be in constant contact with you and have you go over my work each day or so. Thank you so much for your wonderful offer to adopt me! Taric25 00:17, 5 May 2007 (UTC)
Awesome, sounds good to me. Whenever you need me, just write on my talk page. if you have AIM you can reach me with s\n MBFY20
I'd be more then happy to review your work, merely let me know when you would like me to do so and where i can find your work. let me know if you have any questions. Matthew Yeager 00:21, 5 May 2007 (UTC)
Right now, I'm concentrating a lot of my work on Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. My short–term goal is to expand the article with a short character summary as well as the full article List of characters in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, a short location summary with the full article List of locations in characters in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, music with the full article Super Mario RPG: Orignal Sound Version and some audio clips comparing the music of Final Fantasy with Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, specifically "Royal Palace (王家の宮殿 Ōke no Kyūden)" and "Hello, Happy Kingdom as well as "Beware The Forest's Mushrooms" and "Rawest Forest". My long term goal for the article is to get it to featured status. In addition, although I am a person who is Hearing, I know Sign Language and like Deaf culture. I have similar long term goals with Subtitle (captioning) and Telecommunications Relay Service. Again, thanks so much for your help! Taric25 04:25, 6 May 2007 (UTC)

List of locations in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

A tag has been placed on List of locations in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under the criteria for speedy deletion, because it is a very short article providing little or no context to the reader. Please see Wikipedia:Stub for our minimum information standards for short articles. Also please note that articles must be on notable subjects and should provide references to reliable sources that verify their content.

Please do not remove the speedy deletion tag yourself. If you plan to expand the article, you can request that administrators wait a while for you to add contextual material. To do this, affix the template {{hangon}} to the page and state your intention on the article's talk page. Feel free to leave a note on my talk page if you have any questions about this. Resolute 05:20, 7 May 2007 (UTC)

Talk About Talk

look my ideas over and think about it. see if you think this is a good idea or if you have any questions. heres the plan.

1) Archive any part of the page that has already been resolved. This way much of the inactive clutter is removed.
2) After that you are left with the relevant\recent conversation. now i suggest that you post a {{reorganizing}} or {{refactoring}} tag on the page and refactor it, which is a way to summarize and clean up others posts.

Cleaning up the page is needed as its growing to an almost unmanageable state. I think its a good improvement no matter what. this will automatically make the conversation easier to follow and read... as having countless comments on a page can discourage new editors from wanting to read all of it and that often causes them to repeat questions or comments because they dont have the time to read everything.
Also, the other editor saying that it should be left alone just because other pages are like that is a bad reason. Wikipedia is about doing whats best for Wikipedia and if that is putting it in a different order, then thats what should be done. my advice is to do the above, clean it up and archive the inactive sections. after you have done that and everyone is cool with it, take a look at things and see if it needs to be reformatted into groups and not by dates. If after that you still feel that it needs to change, let me know and i'll look over it to see what the best way to move on from there. let me know what you think about this and if you have any questions. Matthew Yeager 03:07, 13 May 2007 (UTC)

Example Archive Box:

Matthew Yeager 03:11, 13 May 2007 (UTC)

Refactoring

Thanks so much! I think User:TTN must have caught on somehow, (such as reading the Vallage Pump or my talk page) because when I checked the talk page this morning, he already moved and archived the talk page! I'm refactoring it with an FAQ section now. Taric25 20:49, 13 May 2007 (UTC)

nice, he knew we meant business 8) glad to help Matthew Yeager 22:39, 13 May 2007 (UTC)
I hope so, and thanks again. I finished refactoring the page by adding an FAQ section. (Talk:Wii refactored their talk page the same way I did, as User:ReyBrujo suggested in the village pump, and User:TTN has asked me on multiple occasions to look at video game featured articles, like Wii, as a sort of model. I though that would be better than creating Talk:Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars/FAQ.) Could you take a look and tell me what you think of it before and after my edit? Thanks! Taric25 04:04, 14 May 2007 (UTC)




i think the page looks awesome, a big improvement for readability and this will defiantly inspire new users to take a glance at the shorted comments rather then having to read through lines upon lines of comments. good work! keep it up! Matthew Yeager 00:11, 15 May 2007 (UTC)

deletion

i will look into this and mark my opinion on the articles deletion page later on today. i'm most unpleased with this user who seems to be trolling you. hopefully i'll come to save the day :P Matthew Yeager 13:40, 14 May 2007 (UTC)

check out what i wrote. good luck with keeping the page, i think you are in good shape for keeping it. let me know if you have any other problems or questions. Matthew Yeager 00:09, 15 May 2007 (UTC)

Re: List of locations in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

Personally, I think list of locations in a video game is not very encyclopedic, if they can't be put into a paragraph in the game description, maybe it is better not to keep it. Especially if the location is not really known. The Rainbow Road in Mario Kart games is a classic that has appeared in many games of the series, however some of those locations have appeared just once. Some paragraphs are walkthroughs, something policy forbids. In example,

The third and final area, east of the second, is the largest of the three. Vegetation is closer in appearance to the first area than the second, and other life is different from both. Spikeys, sometimes appearing in battle with a Sky Troopa, and a lone Spikey–dropping Lakitu inhabit the third and final area that widens into a small field in the east. Hammer Bros. guard the exit leading to the Mushroom Kingdom from anyone who dares come near, and Mario defeats them, freeing the exit.

You need to find references other than the game itself, like a printed guide, a manual, an interview with the developers, etc, to make it better. Right now, it appears to be a good attempt but lacking a lot of real-life information. Cheers! -- ReyBrujo 01:25, 15 May 2007 (UTC)

Yes, you're right that it needs more sources as well as rewriting. I wrote the entire article myself in less than a week, but I do have quite a bit of sources, such as Game Informer, Nintendo Power, and the game's manual. I also just ordered a book about video games from another library so I could get some citations from it. Do you think the article could have a future, like List of Final Fantasy VII locations or World of Final Fantasy VIII? Taric25 03:34, 15 May 2007 (UTC)
If you find reliable sources, of course, since it is a notable game (although having it all in the same article would not hurt). -- ReyBrujo 03:46, 15 May 2007 (UTC)

About Subtitle

I'm so glad that hear your message in Chinese Wikipedia.
Well , actually 塔里克 and 泰力 both are correct , in Mandarin and Cantonese.
There aren't few Cantonese user in Chinese Wikipedia , so I would add a -{zh-cn:塔里克;zh-hk:泰力}-sign for it. Azurino - Talk to me 01:49, 19 May 2007 (UTC)

Template:Non-free media rationale

Brilliant edit. I didn't think of using <noinclude> to hide the template instructions. That was why I moved them to footnotes in the first place--I thought it was distracting to the reader. Thanks! — Chris53516 (Talk) 18:29, 21 May 2007 (UTC)

Thanks! I'm glad I was able to help! Taric25 18:31, 21 May 2007 (UTC)

template

Hey Matthew, I hope you're day's going well. List of locations in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars is coming along. Thanks fot your help! I'm having trouble again with one of my edits, and I don't know what to do in this edit war. Could you take a look at Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Video games#Template:Infobox VG footnotes? Thanks! Taric25 18:42, 21 May 2007 (UTC)

i've added said article to "RfC" or Request for comment. other editors will come along and attempt to help out and propose an agreement. this is the first step in seeking an answer. next (if this doesnt work) is mediation then arbitration. once its been arbitrated the decision is binding and the people involved must adhere to the outcome. Best of luck! this will solve your problem the correct way and there will be no personal attacks or bickering ! if you have any questions about this process let me know.
M a t t h e w Y e a g e r 22:37, 21 May 2007 (UTC)
Thanks for that. Your request for comment links to Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Video games. It neither links to the template in question, Template:Infobox VG, nor addresses the matter at large, whether footnotes should be allowed. Is that to in order create a section for the RfC with a brief, neutral statement of the issue? Also, shouldn't the editors of Template:Infobox CVG be aware that such a RfC exits by linking them to it, or should we just not tell them about it in hopes that other Wikipedians who feel like they own the template just won't notice so we can sneak a consensus right under their noses? (Of course, the latter is humorous, not intended for any serious purpose. ) This is all very new to me, so I hope you can answer my questions. Thanks! Taric25 23:05, 21 May 2007 (UTC)
i moved it to the template page. no, those involved are not notified, as this is used to have editors comment on the policy and structure. whether its acceptable to add the additional section you are proposing. if the rfc members indicate that such changes are justified then you can say that it isnt just your opinion but those of the community, in addition to the gaming project. my summary is to stay neutral. i dont need to describe what changes are proposed, just that their are changes. editors will come and read more about it. the idea is to get what the problem is about, not the specifics. anything else needing clarification ?
M a t t h e w Y e a g e r 23:17, 21 May 2007 (UTC)
Thanks, you answered all my questions. Off topic, I hope we do grow to get a kick out of each other's attempt at humor. Taric25 23:24, 21 May 2007 (UTC)
 :P —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Matthew Yeager (talkcontribs) 18:29, 21 May 2007 (UTC)

Re:SMRPG locations

It looks really good. Sorry I can't help too directly; I'm in the middle of a bad week at school. Lots of stuff going on. Off the top of my head, try to condense the actual locations into seven sections (one for each star) and make it prose. That'll go a long way. I like to concept/creation and reception sections. The metaphysics section seems kinda iffy but we can work on that later. Axem Titanium 21:55, 29 May 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for the advice. Pretty much everyone has told me stuff along the lines of changing the list into prose, and I want to do that, however, before I do, I want to finish expanding it. Reason being, I find if I try to clean up and expand and continue discussions on the talk page, I get very little done. That's why if you look at the talk page, you'll see I haven't responded in a few days. User:TTN and I came to temporary agreement, since I have some time off from work, to give me until Thursday, as long as I didn't respond on the talk page. Although, I keep seeing responses on the talk page from that same user…

Anyway, thanks again, and I hope things go well for you at school! Taric25 23:04, 29 May 2007 (UTC)
I'm just trying to at least get it going in a certain direction. Nothing comes from working on it if you keep going in the messy direction that you are currently heading towards. TTN 23:08, 29 May 2007 (UTC)
Like you said on your talk page, “Just don't reply on the talk page”, which is exactly why I haven't replied to it. I am reading the talk page and bearing your words in mind while I make my edits. Can we just keep our agreement until Thursday, please? Taric25 23:51, 29 May 2007 (UTC)
Oh, I wasn't expecting you to reply. That's why I'm "trying to at least get it going in a certain direction." TTN 23:52, 29 May 2007 (UTC)
That's fine by me. I will bear your words in mind as I make my edits. Taric25 23:55, 29 May 2007 (UTC)

I am also a little busy to help right now. I also kind of gave up on that article, I couldn't reduce original research faster than it flooded in. I'll take a look, but I can't make any promises. i kan reed 01:37, 30 May 2007 (UTC)

Thanks! Taric25 01:54, 30 May 2007 (UTC)

Magazine request

Hey there,

I'm currently writing List of locations in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, and I saw you are the Wikipedian to contact in Wikipedia:WikiProject Video games/Magazines for Next Generation Magazine issues 12 (December 1995) and 18 (June 1996), which have information about the game.

So… how does this work? Do you have the magazine scanned? Taric25 02:41, 5 June 2007 (UTC)

Here you go the preview of Super Mario RPG from Dec 95 and the review from June 96 (list on page 126). Happy editing! —Mitaphane ?|! 23:49, 9 June 2007 (UTC)

Passive voice

In regards to your recent edit to WikiProject Video games/Article guidelines, I think perhaps you don't understand what the passive voice means for video game articles. It wouldn't be an issue with WP:WEASEL or the Manual of Style. The passive voice is a valid writing technique for cases like this. Andre (talk) 20:23, 29 June 2007 (UTC)

Thank you for bringing your view to my attention. I would like to discuss this more on the talk page. Would you please add more about it there? Thanks! ☺ Taric25 20:50, 30 June 2007 (UTC)
Er, I'm not sure what else to say about it. I was referring to this edit in which you claimed the passive voice was unacceptable, but I think you're a little confused. Andre (talk) 21:47, 30 June 2007 (UTC)

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AfD List of video game collector and limited editions (yet again)

You may be interested in knowing this article has been nominated a 5th time for deletion on the same poor arguments presented the first previous times. I know you have contributed to discussions in the past and might want to this time as well. Deusfaux 12:53, 22 August 2007 (UTC)

GA on hold: Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

See the notes I put on the talk page. David Fuchs (talk) 16:22, 27 August 2007 (UTC)

WikiProject Filmmaking Announcement

A PROPOSED PROJECT MERGER with WikiProject Films is under consideration. All opinions and questions are strongly encouraged! Girolamo Savonarola 01:33, 9 September 2007 (UTC)

My user page

It would be helpful if you could explain why you attempted to amend a user box on my user page. Perhaps this was some sort of slip of the keyboard? (I'll watch here for a while for a reply). Ben MacDui (Talk) 21:31, 19 September 2007 (UTC)

{{User en-sc}} is an outdated template, replaced by {{User en-gb-sct}}. In order to mark Category:User en-sc for speedy deletion per WP:CSD#C3, I had to empty the category by replacing the old teplate with the new one on each user's user page. This wasn't difficult, since there were only three of you.
This practice is not uncommon. Wikipedia:WikiProject Deaf recently did the same with all Wikipedians who were using {{User ASL}} by editing their userpages and replacing them with {{User ase}}. Since the category is still marked for speedy deletion, I will replace the outdated template again. If you prefer, you may also use {{User en-gb-sct-N}} if you are a native speaker of Scottish English. Cheers! Taric25 13:44, 20 September 2007 (UTC)

Template and category vandalism

Please stop. If you continue to vandalize pages, you will be blocked from editing Wikipedia. --Mais oui! 13:56, 20 September 2007 (UTC)

This is not vandalism. If you read the message I just left you, the categories for the template you are trying to restore no longer exist. If you continue to revert the page, then you will be guilty of violating the WP:3RR. Stop! Discuss it on the talk page or user pages. Taric25 14:02, 20 September 2007 (UTC)
You have gone round unilaterally destroying templates and their associated categories. This is in blatant breach of standard Wikipedia procedures. Desist now. --Mais oui! 14:04, 20 September 2007 (UTC)
I have not destroyed anything. The template is outdated, and its categories no longer exist. Please use the new template. If you would read the comment I left on your talk page, you would see this is common practice. If you revert again, I will notify that you have broken the WP:3RR. Taric25 14:07, 20 September 2007 (UTC)
The categories no longer exist because you went round unilaterally destroying them. It is not "common practice" to go around Wikipedia unilaterally destroying templates, thereby depopulating their categories in order that you can have then swiftly deleted without discussion. And you can cut the 3RR threats - it is you that is behaving in an utterly appaling manner. --Mais oui! 14:12, 20 September 2007 (UTC)
Go read your userpage! Take a look at Wikipedia:WikiProject Deaf. I changed over 60 userpages when we overhauled {{User ASL}} to {{User ase}}. Listen carefully. If you break the 3RR, I will notify that you have broken it. I am behaving per policy. The categories no longer exist, because all the users who used the template (all three of you), have been moved to the new category. This is exactly what has been done before time and again with other templates.
I don't even see what's the big deal? You didn't even have your template categorized properly so that the levels 1 2, 3, 4, & 5 showed up in Category:User en. The only one that did was N. In addition, the userbox wasn't even listed in Wikipedia:Userboxes/Non-ISO Languages until I did yesterday, so how was anyone supposed to even find out about the template, unless they just so happened to stumble upon it in the whole three userpages on which it was used?
Besides, where did you even get "sc"? Did you just make that up? Per ISO 3166-2:GB#BS-only codes, it's gb-sct. "sc" is not an ISO or BS code. Taric25 14:45, 20 September 2007 (UTC)
What arrogance. How dare you presume that you have some god given right to go about vandalising the hard work of other Users?
ISO 3166-2:GB is a geographical/administrative coding system. It has absolutely zero to do with languages. --Mais oui! 14:55, 20 September 2007 (UTC)

Things to do to organize Mario RPG lists

First of all I was thinking of greatly reducing the the profiles for Mario, Bowser, and Peach, however I can modify the links to their pages to the section of that page and I have already confirmed that Bowser and Peach's pages in the least already have the details of the plot detail from Super Mario RPG. The point is the material won't be wasted most of it will be detailed in their personal page and I have seen some successful attempts of this strategy by performed before. -Adv193 15:54, 29 September 2007 (UTC)

Scottish English

Wikipedia:WikiProject Scotland wants to use {{User en-sc}} for Scottish English, and I have suggested they follow ISO code to use {{User en-gb-sct}} instead and allow en-sc instead for Seychellois English, per the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 having "sc" Seychelles and ISO 3166-1:GB#BS-only codes having "gb-sct" as Scotland, just like ISO 3166-1:US having "us-ca" for California and {{User en-us-ca}} for California English. Could you please take a look at Wikipedia:User categories for discussion#Scottish English and give your thoughts? Thanks!

By the way, I noticed we both speak Arabic. Taric25 16:37, 25 September 2007 (UTC)

Haha, yeah. Not good at it as you might think. Do you work on languages around here on Wikipedia? --Ahmed 21:48, 30 September 2007 (UTC)
I am currently working on the Scottish dialect of the English language. Wikipedia:WikiProject Scotland wants to use {{User en-sc}} for Scottish English, and I have suggested they follow ISO code to use {{User en-gb-sct}} instead and allow en-sc instead for Seychellois English, per the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 having "sc" Seychelles and ISO 3166-1:GB#BS-only codes having "gb-sct" as Scotland, just like ISO 3166-1:US having "us-ca" for California and {{User en-us-ca}} for California English. However, we have found that Scottish dialect historically precedes its current political boundiries, so we have suggested {{User en-sco}} to match the ISO 639-2 for the Scots language. Could you please take a look at Wikipedia:User categories for discussion#Scottish English categories and give your thoughts? Thanks! Taric25 21:58, 30 September 2007 (UTC)

Merging

Well, I'll have to read the whole thing before I start making any decisions, but I don't think I can right now. I'll look more into it tomorrow. Xihix 01:19, 1 October 2007 (UTC)

Thanks! I can't wait to hear your thoughts. Taric25 01:22, 1 October 2007 (UTC)

Re: Super Mario RPG lists

You recently put something about Super Mario RPG locations on my talk page, and I have no idea why you're asking me. The only thing I've ever done with that article is fix a grammar error. I've never even looked at the talk page until today. MayumiTsuji 02:11, 1 October 2007 (UTC)MayumiTsuji

Sorry, I saw you in the edit history and thought you might be interested. Taric25 04:21, 1 October 2007 (UTC)

Re: Super Mario RPG lists

I'm sorry, but why have you come to me with this? I don't deal with merges and such. And the article doesn't meet the GA criteria, so I'm actually really surprised you've pointed it out. Why is the development section empty? It's not comprehensive, which is a GA requirement. A list of fictional locations and such do not meet notability guidelines, in my opinion. Merge them into the article then finish it. Writing a development section should be priority 1, otherwise, it's going to get delisted. LaraLove 02:16, 1 October 2007 (UTC)

The article is actually already at GA status, but that's not why I came to you. I saw you had responded on video game articles, so I decided to drop a message. I also believe that a list of fictional locations is not notable. The arcticle should be renamed to something like World of Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars or Mushroom Kingdom (Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars) just like World of Final Fantasy VI or Gaia (Final Fantasy VII). I believe if these articles are to evolve beyond a non-notable list, they should be renamed. For example, List of Final Fantasy VII locations was merged into Gaia (Final Fantasy VII), because a World article is notable, but a simple list of fictional locations is not. That is why there are other sections of the article to make it a World article. Is that any clearer? Taric25 04:28, 1 October 2007 (UTC)
I realize that it is already listed as a GA, my point is that it doesn't meet the criteria and that needs to be corrected, otherwise it will be delisted. I'll comment on the article talk page regarding the merge if that's what you're needing. LaraLove 04:31, 1 October 2007 (UTC)
Please notice the fifth compromise I offered TTN was to write the concept and creation (Development) section for the main article, which TTN rejected because TTN believes that a magazine is a trivial source. Taric25 04:35, 1 October 2007 (UTC)

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Yes check.svg Done Taric25 05:28, 2 October 2007 (UTC)

Messages to User:Collard

Just a heads-up - Collard wasn't the original uploader of those Enterprise pics, he just does a lot of image resizing. You may want to check the image history to find the real uploader(s). Good find on the free pics, by the way. Videmus Omnia Talk 20:08, 3 October 2007 (UTC)

Yeah, I was getting around to it, leaving them one at a time. Thanks for the heads up, though, Oh, and you'd be amazed how many good pictures the government has on actors. I just overhauled the image description page for Image:PatrickStewart2004-08-03.jpg. Taric25 20:40, 3 October 2007 (UTC)

Your edit to Patrick Stewart

Hi. I noted the US Army's request for the picture credit, but in your edit it appeared twice, once in the cation and once at the end of the article. I've put it back to the footnotes again. All the best. --Old Moonraker 20:50, 3 October 2007 (UTC)

Thank you for your message. Please see the Talk: Patrick Stewart#Image caption. Taric25 21:10, 3 October 2007 (UTC)

About replaceable fair use images...

I'm fully aware of the rules governing replaceable fair-use images. But for future reference, please bear in mind that I am not the original uploader of these pictures. A couple of months ago I went through and resized hundreds upon hundreds of these; doing this is necessary for a fair use claim. The original (non-resized) versions of these were deleted, therefore, the pictures appear to be uploaded by me, but they are not. Please keep my blood pressure under control by not warning me of these again. :) Lewis Collard! (rock me mama like a southbound train) 20:52, 3 October 2007 (UTC)

Sorry about that, I just thought you would like to know if an image you resized was going to be deleted. Cheers! Taric25 21:01, 3 October 2007 (UTC)

You Edited my Userpage (Tommer312) by changing a userbox "according to the discussion". I could not find the discussion and would like to know what you changed.

You Edited my Userpage (Tommer312) by changing a userbox "according to the discussion". I could not find the discussion and would like to know what you changed. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Tommer312 (talkcontribs) 16:40, 4 October 2007 (UTC)

User:After Midnight already archived the discussion, Wikipedia:User categories for discussion#Scottish English categories, and Wikipedia:User categories for discussion/Archive/September 2007#Scottish English categories is where you can see it. To see the change I made you your userpage, click here. If you have any more questions, please feel free to leave a message on my talk page. Taric25 02:11, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

Mario RPG locations

Are you willing to actually discuss cutting down the content of the article yet (I mean "sourced" content)? I mean, you just added a section that is 95% gameplay information. That's the kind of information that has no place there. TTN 16:21, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

Again, as I said on the talk page of the main article, I am currently willing to discuss content that is unreferenced and does not allude to other media, such as the geography section. Per Wikipedia:BOLD, revert, discuss cycle, I would like you to listen very carefully. You are trying to get my full and considered views, because I care enough to disagree with your edits. If you do not listen and do not try to find consensus, you are wasting everyone's time. Thus, per Wikipedia:Consensus#Consensus can change, I am offering you a reasonable, temporary compromise to integrate my ideas with yours.
Now, here's the part to which you have to you have to listen very carefully. I am offering you a temporary compromise. If you want to us to reach a consensus, then you have to prove to me that you are interested in working on the article in regards to improving it. You really hurt my feelings when you wrote, "I am not interested in working on the article in regards to improving it." I felt like you didn't care about my edits and that you were wasting my time, so first of all, I would like you to take back what you said, because it really hurt my feelings. If you can honestly say that you'll change your interest in the article with a genuine desire to improve it, then I can learn to trust you, and eventually, we will work on the rest of the sections, such as metaphysics, languages, concept & creation, etc. Once that happens, I will be more than happy top discuss sourced content. Until then, I am offering you this temporary compromise. Taric25 17:24, 5 October 2007 (UTC)
See, you're not offering a compromise; you're completely avoiding the issue at hand. My claim is that the article is just fluff. Your response is to ignore that and just keep going on your own path. I have asked for a third opinion in the past, and that person agreed with me. Many of the people from the video game project said the same thing. And even bypassers have said the same thing. This is not just my way to destroy the article or remove your work.
Honestly, would it hurt to go my way even a little? Is it going to kill you to remove information? The answer is no, so excuse my bad faith assumption, but given the fact that you haven't touched upon any of these issues at all, I have to assume you're purposely ignoring them to avoid having to remove anything. TTN 17:33, 5 October 2007 (UTC)
Even though you have voilated policy by assuming bad faith, please understand that just because I am asking you to show that you are interested in working on the article in regards to improving it does not mean I am assuming bad faith. Please assume the assumption of good faith by understanding that I am still willing to trust you even after you hurt my feelings and that I am neither ignoring you nor avoiding the issue at hand because "it's going to kill me to remove information", because you have openly declared, "I am not interested in working on the article in regards to improving it.", and I still care enough to discuss this with you. If I didn't give a fuck, then I would deny you recognition.
I am offering you to remove sourced content after we have removed the unsourced content from the Geography section. Also understand that regardless of the comments by others, we still have no consensus, because contrary to what you just wrote, "I have asked for a third opinion in the past, and that person agreed with me.", not everyone did agree with you. For example, after User:Axem Titanium quoted you writing that you are not interested in working on the article in regards to improving it, he wrote, "I think this is a dangerous attitude because it means you are not committing the time needed to actually do a good job." Others have also shown interest in improving the artice, such as User:Sjones23. Taric25 19:01, 5 October 2007 (UTC)
It has nothing to do with consensus. For example, it is the fact that I have mentioned the part about the Smithy Gang in languages to be OR many times. Even before this latest discussion, you never once acknowledged it enough to even explain why it isn't OR. You have ignored it all in the past, and you have ignored it in the latest discussion, so again, forgive me, but I can see nothing but you avoiding for that purpose. I already removed the junk from the geography section, replaced it with a decent starting paragraph, and you just reverted it.
On the topic of being interested in the article, maybe it's just my wording, but you take that one sentence way too deeply. I just don't find the topic worthy of being included because the information is fluff. That is my opinion; I don't have to be in love with the article to discuss it. TTN 19:13, 5 October 2007 (UTC)
In fact, it was because we could not come to a consensus that I even offered a temporary compromise. I did not ignore you when you brought the languages section up, because when you wrote, "I'm going to chop the OR (most of the language section)", I replied with "I really don't mind if you chop anything, as long as isn't referenced, meaning it doesn't have a citation, or if it doesn't allude to outside media. The problem is, the entire languages and metaphysics section is referenced, so if you wanna' start chopping, would you please start with the Geography section?" It was after that you did the exact opposite of what I offered. If you would have cut unreferenced text from the Geography section that didn't allude to other media, then I would have accepted that and been more than happy to discuss the languages section, but you went against the consensus I thought we had established.
In addition, when you said, that you are not interested in working on the article in regards to improving it, that is serious. The deliberate and intentional attempt to disrupt the usability of Wikipedia for its editors is trolling. Taric25 19:35, 5 October 2007 (UTC)
I'm referencing back to the old discussions, not just this current one. You did nothing but jump around the issue. I have now cut the geography section down to the basics. Any references worth salvaging can be added back as it is built up, so please do not revert for that reason. I guess it is just my wording that confused you. I'm saying that the topic is not interesting or valid enough for me to want to work on. I either want it removed, or I want nothing to do with it. I don't want to just kill it for fun. TTN 19:50, 5 October 2007 (UTC)
Urgh, fine, it looks like I'm going to have to put the first foot forward. Oh, if you're going to complain about what you believe is my OR, then please don't write anything like "they echo to those nearby." Honestly, what is that supposed to mean?
I'm not going to totally revert, but at least your edit kickstarted me to getting the images the adventures use when journeying from one part to another and starting to rewrite the geography section. I'll let you know when I'm done, so we can go over it. Taric25 20:01, 5 October 2007 (UTC)
It's just a quick placeholder introductory paragraph based on whatever I can remember. It wasn't really meant to be that totally accurate. Six images to describe one section would be against the fair use policy, so I wouldn't bother. The one map image is fine. TTN 20:06, 5 October 2007 (UTC)
Oh, and make sure that you describe the world in a general sense. Don't just describe each location in paragraph form. I think three or four paragraphs would be fine for it. TTN 20:12, 5 October 2007 (UTC)

Star Trek images

Hello, I received a message from you that I do not understand. I have posted some images of Star Trek characters on the character pages, and they are non-free images. If you are questioning that free use images of the Trek characters can be obtained, they cannot, as they are fictional characters and all images of them are such copyrighted. Are you questioning all character images for all television shows throughout Wikipedia? The only image I uploaded of Uhura was a screencap, and it was later repalced by another user who claimed it was free use replacing the non-free use, and I never changed it back. As far as Bakula and Trinneer go, the images again aren't mine, and have a rationale saying they were taken by US military, making them free. Any use of character images on actor pages, if that might be in question, is prohibited, and I have removed several, as we need free use real world images for the actor pages. Please clarify your message because I don't understand what you're saying. Thanks. Ejfetters 04:31, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

We must always use free images of fictional characters, if the images exist and we can obtain them. For example, Image:Nichelle-Nichols-GPN-2004-00017.jpg is a free image, because it is on the NASA website, even though the character is copyrighted, just like Image:Elvis presley.jpg from Jailhouse Rock is copyrighted; it's also free, since it's on the Library of Congress website. Thus, Image:Scott Bakula.jpg and Image:Connor Trinneer.jpg are also free. Image:CharlesTucker.jpg and Image:Image-Star Trek Archer.jpg are not, however, we are allowed to use copyrighted images if we can use them under fair use. Just showing how something looks is unacceptable. Making a critical commentary of it is. When you last edited the image description page, it looked like this, and it had one line explaining the fair use “to illustrate the object in question”. First, that fails a criterion for fair use. Second, a free image showing how Jonathan Archer looks already exists. To simply write "Captain Jonathan Archer" in the image caption like this of an non-free image is unacceptable, because we're not making critical commentary of the image.
I overhauled the image description page, to look like this, which is acceptable. Then, I gave the rationale for fair use that it was describing the character as he appears in the first season, something the free image does not. When I readded the image to the article, it looked like this. Notice, in the image's caption, I wrote, "In “Fortunate Son”, Archer explains to Travis Mayweather why the crew of the Fortunate can't kill Nausicaans as a matter of revenge , “Just because someone wasn't born on Earth doesn't make them any less Human.”" I also gave a reference in the form of a citation. That is very different from just writing "Captain Jonathan Archer". In the image caption, I gave the source and when the image occurs (Episode name), and described the object in question. In the citation, I gave the name of the director, writer, actors in question, airdate, company, media, location, and the quote. When you give all the information and you make a critical commentary of the object in question, then that is fair use.
Also understand that none of this is my job. I was just doing this to be nice. It is the responsability of the Wikipedian claiming fair use to give all the necessary information. I also had some pictures of Bakula and Trinneer in real life, so I uploaded them and added them to Scott Bakula and Connor Trinneer. Feel free to take a look. If you need any help with fair use in the future, then please feel free to leave a message on my talk page. Taric25 15:32, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

Message from Tommer 312

Hi, I don't know if you remeber but you changed my userbox from (en-sco) to (en-gb-sco), a userbox that you created. Though it seems very clever may I point out that the userbox looks exactly the same and therefore I personaly see little point in it.

More importantly I find it extremely rude and improper that you edited my userpage. It is my job to edit it, not yours. It is my page, not yours. Please ask me before you do so in future. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Tommer312 (talkcontribs) 10:08, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

Further Message from Tommer312

Taric25, I apologise for my comments against the new userbox (en-gb-sco) before. I had not realised the issue between scottish english and sechellois english. However, I do mantain my views on editing other people's userpages. If you felt it needed to be changed then you could have left me a message explaining (clearly) the situation. I then would have been happy to change it. You changing it of your own accord made me feel invaded and I, again, felt it rude and improper. Thanks. Tommer312 10:17, 6 October 2007 (UTC)Tommer312

First of all, I accept your apology, because I can understand how the situation may have frustrated you without further knowledge of Wikipedia policy. Let me help you out. Per Wikipedia:User page#Ownership and editing of pages in the user space, “Other users may edit pages in your user space” and “In some cases, material that does not somehow further the goals of the project may be removed”. Please understand that having a userbox on your userpage that had an ISO for a different country other than decided by the community's consensus on your userpage did not further the goals of the project, so that is why I removed it by replacing it with the correct one, per policy. In addition, I had to remove it, in order to categorize it propperly, per Wikipedia:Category deletion policy#Speedy criteria and Wikipedia:Criteria for speedy deletion#Categories.
Also, this is not the first time I have done this. On Wikipedia:WikiProject Deaf, I was responsible for editing over 60 userpages to change {{User ASL}} to {{User ase}}, per the ISO code, a verified, reliable source as well as that WikiProject's consensus. (By the way, I am not Deaf, but I do have many Deaf friends and a near-native understanding of American Sign Language.) To date, I haven't had any Wikipeidans, Deaf or otherwise, comment on why I changed the userbox on their userpages. I hope I've been of some help clearing this up for you. Cheers! Taric25 10:45, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

Favor

Tariq, I notice you speak Spanish...if you ever get some free time, would you mind looking at User:Videmus Omnia/Requesting free content? I've been hoping to find someone who can help translate some of the requests into other languages...appreciate any time you can spare. Thanks! Videmus Omnia Talk 22:56, 6 October 2007 (UTC)

Yes, indeed, I do speak Castilian Spanish. I also am Iraqi and speak Iraqi Arabic natively, unfortunately, since I was born here and never went to Arabic scool, I don't write it. I guess that's how you got the transliterated spelling of my Arabic name with a "Q", even though my name is Taric with a "C".
Anyway, exactly what would you like me to translate? Taric25 23:06, 6 October 2007 (UTC)
Thanks for considering this - this section is what I was hoping to have translated. Videmus Omnia Talk 00:37, 7 October 2007 (UTC)
Thank you for directing me to the correct section, however, I will agree to translate one condition. Many publishers of free content, such as myself, do not support the GNU license, because we believe it is too limiting. For example, I publish all my work under an Attribution license, meaning that I copyright my work, but you may use if for any purpose, as if it was public domain, as long as you attribute me. GFDL limits users with its exclusions of front and back cover texts, invariant sections, burdens when printing, etc. Even the GNU GPL does, because the GPL terms require that all modified versions must in turn be licensed under the GPL and, whilst the GPL does allow commercial sale of anything licensed under the GPL, it effectively fixes the price at zero since the purchasers may redistribute for free.
Thus I will only translate that section for you if you include easy instructions for users to choose to ask for free content under another license in addition to the GNU, such as attribution, BSD license, etc. Taric25 00:57, 7 October 2007 (UTC)
No problem! As a matter of fact, I would welcome any changes to my English example to give options for other licenses - I'm not just very familiar with them, personally. Videmus Omnia Talk 01:14, 7 October 2007 (UTC)
I just made some bold edits to your essay to include licenses other than GFDL. Would you please let me know what you think? Thanks! Taric25 20:59, 7 October 2007 (UTC)
Looks great, thanks! I may eventually break this up into subpages, but it's nice having the options for different licenses, as sometimes the GFDL isn't the best license for a particular image. Videmus Omnia Talk 21:27, 7 October 2007 (UTC)

Image:AQ00100.jpg

I actually didn't notice the part where it said "government exhibit," my bad. I've reverted it, sorry for the confusion. Melesse 00:54, 8 October 2007 (UTC)

Yes, but you still had the image under fair use. It is not fair use, because it is a work of the US Federal Government. It is public domain, so anyone can use it for any purpose without any permision or attribution. Fair use only applies to something that is non-free. In that case, you need to remove the fair use tag you were using, {{Non-free fair use in}} and replace it with {{PD-USGov-DOJ}} for the Department of Justice. Don't worry, I already did it for you. If you want to get a better idea of what tags to use in the future, Wikipedia:Image copyright tags is a great place to look to get a better idea of what tags to use for imags and other uploaded files. Great picture, by the way! Taric25 02:06, 8 October 2007 (UTC)

Innapropriate Categories

Hello, you recently removed some categories from one or more of my uploads. You stated in your edit summary, "removed innaropriate Categories", however, you did not explain why the categories are inappropriate for the arwork in question. Category:2006 - The pictures were taken in 2006. Category:1985 births - The subject was born in 1985. Category:Living people - The subject is a person who is still living. Category:People by alphabet - The subject has a first and last name, with a {{DEFAULTSORT}} template included. Adult models from the United States - The subject is an adult model from the United states. Please understand that Wikimedia Commons is not censored, including the artwork in question. Please reply to this message on my talk page. Thank you. Taric25 09:56, 8 October 2007 (UTC)

There is an order for all photos on Commons. YOur Talk page is on wikipedia so don't put photos here at all please. A photo goes in a Gallery article, the article goes in a Category. It is only necessary to link the main Category to a category elsewhere, NOT THE IMAGES. Your main Category is your name. Only this name category should be lnked to Adult models, or Births, or Porn stars etc etc. You are placing images in upper level Categories and this is not allowed or accepted by most, only a few. In your pphoto images you should only have one Category, the one with your name. In your name Category you can make the other links. Does this make sense?WayneRay 10:11, 8 October 2007 (UTC)WayneRay
Thank you for your reply. You write, "Your main Category is your name. Only this name category should be lnked to Adult models, or Births, or Porn stars etc etc." That would make sense, except you also removed all the categories from my name, Category:Taric Alani. Would you please explain? Thanks! Taric25 10:24, 8 October 2007 (UTC)
OK I have put your name category in all the main Categories you had listed. That is all that is necessary. When people see your name they can go to the appropriate Category, the other photos of other people shold be removed as well and put in appropriate articles or categories but that is a lot of work and not my area of expertise. Hope this helps you get better organized WayneRay 10:22, 8 October 2007 (UTC)WayneRay
It is the same Category tree, the name article has only one photograph, the name article is connected to the next level Category with your name, that is the main Category that should be connected to all the other categories you want it to be in. If you connect the name article and the name category then you appear twice, with identicle information. Technically, in my opinion, since there is a duplicate photo in the article and the category, you should have only the name Category available and remove the article gallery, HOWEVER, if you move all the photos into the gallery article you have a chance to organize them better and add sections you can't in Categories. WayneRay 10:37, 8 October 2007 (UTC)WayneRay
Thank you for your help. Taric25 10:30, 8 October 2007 (UTC)
Please understand that Wikimedia Commons is not censored, including the artwork in question. Please reply to this message on my talk page. I was not implying that the photos were innapropriate I only meant the placement of the photos was innapropriate, Categories or gallery articles should be the only appropriate thing in a higher level Category. I think you understand this now, I just saw the note. WayneRay 10:41, 8 October 2007 (UTC)WayneRay

Again the photos

Again you have placed photos in categories where all you have to do is place your name category? Go to the other categories you put them in and you will also see names in either articles or subcategories, that is all you need is your name category, put the photos in your name category only please WayneRay 11:45, 8 October 2007 (UTC)WayneRay

Please understand these are different categories entirely, and they only apply for images that do not apply to all images of me. For example, not all the pictures in Category:Taric Alani feature autofellatio. That is why I have only added the two that feature autofellatio to Category:Autofellatio. Taric25 12:06, 8 October 2007 (UTC)

Talk:Autofellatio#What image should we use

I wasn't sure if you were watching the discussion, so I just thought I should let you know I had a new idea, if you want to take a look at the talk page. Taric25 —Preceding signed but undated comment was added at 12:25, 8 October 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for the note. I'll respond there. - jc37 13:21, 8 October 2007 (UTC)

Your recent edits

Hi, there. In case you didn't know, when you add content to talk pages and Wikipedia pages that have open discussion, you should sign your posts by typing four tildes ( ~~~~ ) at the end of your comment. On many keyboards, the tilde is entered by holding the Shift key, and pressing the key with the tilde pictured. You may also click on the signature button Button sig2.png located above the edit window. This will automatically insert a signature with your name and the time you posted the comment. This information is useful because other editors will be able to tell who said what, and when. Thank you! --SineBot 12:27, 8 October 2007 (UTC)

Template:User en-0

Excuse me but if you do not know why something is as it is please do not edit it. You not only changed a template to a wrong version but also left the residue behind. You only took out includeonly tags, common to every userbox that places a userpage in a category. Please refrain from making such edits in the future without reading up on them first. -Sox207 20:54, 10 October 2007 (UTC)

I did know exactly why the category was there, and I removed it per the consensus. In case you don't aleady know, the community decided to delete it, and Wikipedia:User categories for discussion/Archive/September 2007#Category:User en-0 is where you can read it. I am deleting it, because the category does not exist. Taric25 08:31, 11 October 2007 (UTC)
First of all good job coping my message to my talk page, people need to do that more. Second, that discussion doesn't say to take this template out of User en, the base category. In your first edit you also made some other mistakes I will post in a sec. -Sox207 16:04, 11 October 2007 (UTC)
But yes you also tried to change languages-en to languages, which is wrong, and while doing so you left {{Languages-en|en|English} below it, which was just annoying because you took the en off of languages-en, then copied it and left it there... yeah that was just annoying. I reverted your edit because the consensus does not match the current matter. -Sox207 16:17, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

Db-redundantimage

Hi. You tagged Image:Super Empire Strikes Back box art.jpg with {{Db-redundantimage}} to mark it for speedy deletion under CSD I1 as being redundant with Image:Super Star Wars - The Empire Strikes Back Coverart.png. These two files are in different file formats, so this is not a valid CSD I1 speedy. The jpg image was already tagged as an orphaned non-free image, so no further action was necessary to have the image deleted. Furthermore, please do not list speedy deletion candidates at Wikipedia:Images and media for deletion. Thanks, Pagrashtak 17:16, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free media (Image:Cameo smrpg01.jpg)

Nuvola apps important blue.svg Thanks for uploading Image:Cameo smrpg01.jpg. The media description page currently specifies that it is non-free and may only be used on Wikipedia under a claim of fair use. However, it is currently orphaned, meaning that it is not used in any articles on Wikipedia. If the media was previously in an article, please go to the article and see why it was removed. You may add it back if you think that that will be useful. However, please note that media for which a replacement could be created are not acceptable for use on Wikipedia (see our policy for non-free media).

If you have uploaded other unlicensed media, please check whether they're used in any articles or not. You can find a list of 'image' pages you have edited by clicking on the "my contributions" link (it is located at the very top of any Wikipedia page when you are logged in), and then selecting "Image" from the dropdown box. Note that all non-free media not used in any articles will be deleted after seven days, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. Thank you. βcommand 22:03, 11 October 2007 (UTC)

Super Mario RPG Lists solicitation

Why did you think I'd be interested in this? I don't think I've ever even looked at the SMRPG page on Wikipedia. I really don't have time to get involved in this, and I don't appreciate being solicited in this way. Infernal Inferno 02:25, 13 October 2007 (UTC)

I saw you are part of the WikiProject Video games and WikiProject Nintendo, so that is why I thought you'd be interested. Thank you for your reply. Taric25 05:15, 13 October 2007 (UTC)


N64 games and lists

Hi, I noticed you were one of the few people that thought the List of Japanese Nintendo 64 games had some useful information and it should be meged, and I wanted to invite you to its talk page to see what we've been working on, however the two normal page maintainers seem to not want to discuss it even the one that tried to delete the Japanese page. So far it seems to be pretty good, with one entry per program and alternate names and region names listed in a separate column next to the main Wikipedia title used here. Let us know what you think of the examples we've made there. Have a great day.Talk:List of Nintendo 64 games(Floppydog66 13:57, 24 October 2007 (UTC))

WikiProject Nintendo Page Redesign

A new page design is being considered for the WikiProject Nintendo page. A rough draft can be viewed here. Please add all comments and thoughts to the discussion. From the automated, Anibot 22:58, 29 October 2007 (UTC)

Hello

ay, have you resolved the problems you are having with those mario pages ? let me know if this is still a problem. you should look into archiving your talk page as well, you seem to be very popular : ) i can suggest some bots that do it automatically for you if you like ? well just making sure everything is going well and that you dont have any questions. talk to you soon, MatthewYeager 08:34, 6 November 2007 (UTC)

Hi Matthew! Long time no talk. I've been having a problem with Wikipedia in general recently. It seems I'm so afraid to contribute unless my edits are perfect, so I spend hours on a single edit so no one will revert it. I realize this is usually the result of not taking a Wikibreak, but this is not the case for me. A little while ago, I hadn't edited Wikipedia in a few weeks and I looked up something in Mathmatics: Knuth's up-arrow notation. I understood it, but I realized that someone unfamiliar with variables would find it very difficult to understand. I spend 5 hours learning LaTeX and in order to create an edit that looked perfect. I gave up and never made the edit. The next day, I came back to it, and I did contribute; I think it looks really nice. The problem is, I spend so much time perfecting my edits, sometimes I don't contribuite at all. I spend 18 hours editing Subtitle (captioning), but I never contributed my edit, because I hadn't perfected what I was going to say on the talk page. (By the way, if you take a look at Talk:Closed captioning, you'll see my fear is justified as the editors are regularly uncivil swearing at each other and calling each other liars and whatnot.) I really liked editing Wikipedia, but it seems that my experiances with certain editors has made me so jaded that I have to perfect my edits so other editors won't revert.
This also has to do with List of locations in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. I wanted to split up the Geography section into the regional maps the adventures use when traveling from one to another, by titling them with their respective names from the player's guide. (By the way, TTN never ever did come up with the players guide he claims to own. I randomly ran into one online someone scanned when I was searching for the ROM, which is awesome, because now I can cite that source.) Someone else also suggested we do this, I said that I would provide the picute of each regional map, because, as Nintendo Power magazine writes, “Mario receives a map of the World from the Mushroom Kingdom's Chancellor. The world is so huge, though, that the map can't show the details of Mario's route, and he can only see them in the regional maps the adventures use when journeying from one part to another.” Thus, since we're providing a critical commentary on the details of Mario's route, the world in which he exists, then I belive it is fair use to use an image of each of the regional maps the adventures use when journeying from one part to another next to each subsection of the geography secion. TTN does not. To overcome this, I had to find an editor within WikiProject Video games, WikiProject Nintendo, or WikiProject Square Enix who was online at the same time I was so I could tag the images currently in the article with {{fairusereview}} and have the other editor immediately replace the tag with {{Reviewedfairuse}}. Luckily, User:Yngvarr was able to do that for me, but when I asked if it wouldn't be too much trouble to review the fair use for the images I wanted to add to the geography section, I didn't get a reply, but I did leave you a message. I didn't find another user. I just gave up and didn't contribute, because I didn't wanted to avoid a battle I would possibly lose to TTN about what is fair use and what is not by stopping TTN dead in the tracks with a fair use review in order to prevent TTN from being able to claim the images of the regional maps the adventures use when journeying from one part to another are not fair use.
You know, if you could help me, I would be glad to get back on track with the article. There are a few more sections I want to add before I submit it for GA review, such as religion and creatures & races, in order to match the other WikiPrject Video game world articles, such as World of Final Fantasy VIII.
By the way, I would like to archive my talk page, but I'd like to use the Move procedure rather than the Cut and paste procedure. Do you know how I could do that? Thanks! Taric25 20:51, 6 November 2007 (UTC)
Uh, it's not that the images themselves that fail the policy; it's that per WP:NFCC point 3a, a large number of fair use images are not to be used. You cannot justify six images for one section when the one image of the world details it perfectly fine. That is the least of your worries regarding the article, though. TTN 21:07, 6 November 2007 (UTC)
Consensus will decide if one image per subsection violates Wikipedia:Non-free content criteria. Taric25 21:27, 6 November 2007 (UTC)
That is a policy that deals with actual laws; a small consensus on a page does not override it. Please note "Multiple items are not used if one will suffice." One will suffice, and using multiple images like that is frowned upon in general, so that's about it. TTN 21:52, 6 November 2007 (UTC)
Again, I wanted to split up the Geography section into the regional maps the adventures use when traveling from one to another, by titling them with their respective names from the player's guide. Someone else also suggested we do this, I said that I would provide the picute of each regional map, because, as Nintendo Power magazine writes, “Mario receives a map of the World from the Mushroom Kingdom's Chancellor. The world is so huge, though, that the map can't show the details of Mario's route, and he can only see them in the regional maps the adventures use when journeying from one part to another.” Thus, since we're providing a critical commentary on the details of Mario's route, the world in which he exists, then I belive it is fair use to use an image of each of the regional maps the adventures use when journeying from one part to another next to each subsection of the geography secion, that is, one image per subsection. Whether or not either you or I believe it is fair use or not is unimportant. The only thing that matters is what the community decides, and if another Wikipedian reviews the fair use of the images and determines that they are do qualify for fair use in the article, then that does “override it”, per Wikipedia:Fair use review. Taric25 22:34, 6 November 2007 (UTC)
And you do know that the section should only be about three or so paragraphs, right? You describing the world in general, not giving a in-depth overview. TTN 21:09, 6 November 2007 (UTC)
That is what I am doing, per consensus. Other editors have already expressed that they wish us to break up the geography section into what Nintedo Power identifies as the regional maps the adventures use when journeying from one part to another, which just as the Nintendo player's guide does. My purpose is to describe each section in general, not give an in–depth overview. Taric25
I do ever so love that your three person "consensus" receives so much attention, while the the complaints of at least ten users have yet to be addressed. This is looking to be one of the "renominate for deletion until you get the right result" situations. TTN 21:52, 6 November 2007 (UTC)
I would take their comments into further consideration if they would actually contribute more to the discussions. Many of the people who support your POV, such as yourself, have never even contibuted to the articles. You know TTN, if you could show me one shred of information that you actually contributed to the articles, then I would be much more willing to cooperate with you, but you have never contributed anything to any of the articles. Yeah, you've deleted, merged, reverted, and refactored, but I have neither ever once seen you, nor many of the people who support you, add any original content. Speaking of deletion nomitations, it was during that discussion that you received complaints from other editors of the articles that instead of merging articles, you should try to write a little on your own, and then we can see if you are worthy of calling an article "crappy". It was at that point I reminded you that if you do not listen and do not try to find consensus by trying to get the full and considered views of those who care enough to disagree with your edits, you are wasting everyone's time. I remind you now that deliberate and intentional attempts to disrupt the usability of Wikipedia for its editors is trolling. Stating that you own the player's guide and refusing to contribute content from it because you are unwilling to retrieve it for whatever reason disrupts the usability of editing the article by denying us that source. If you will not contribute to the articles yourself, then leave us alone, or we will deny recognition. Taric25 22:34, 6 November 2007 (UTC)
Wow, that is a bad case of WP:OWN. Nobody has to add content (deleting and merging content is contributing, by the way) to an article in order to want it fixed, merged, removed, or anything else. If that seriously is your reason for ignoring them (I doubt it), then you really, really need to take a step back and look at what you're doing. I guess that ends this discussion. TTN 22:40, 6 November 2007 (UTC)
I am dead serious that I will deny recognition to anyone who makes a deliberate and intentional attempt to disrupt the usability of Wikipedia for its editors by refusing to add content and only deletes, merges, reverts, and refactors, which otherwise are valid contributions, when multiple editors complain that you need write on your own, and it is not because I am taking ownership of articles. It is because you are denying us a reliable source and disrupting our ability to use the articles, so yeah, that does end this discussion. Unless you decide to add content, goodbye. Taric25 01:28, 7 November 2007 (UTC)