User talk:The Cunctator

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I noticed you added some clarifying language to Quaternary glaciation on March 25th of 2014. Unfortunately, one of your sentences ends prematurely, and I do not know how you intended to finish it(else I would've just fixed it). The offending sentences: "Remnants of these last glaciers, now occupying about 10% of the world's land surface, still exist in Greenland, Antarctica and mountainous regions. The retreat of glaciers since 1850 is a consequence of the unequivocal warming of the climate system during the ." (Then two references) -- jtulley — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jtulley (talkcontribs) 03:45, 11 April 2014 (UTC)

The David H. Koch Fund For Science listed at Redirects for discussion[edit]

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David Koch[edit]

Both sources specifically note the charitable contributions, and are reliable in that matter with regard to Mayer not mentioning them. Cheers. Collect (talk) 15:14, 29 December 2014 (UTC)

A cheeseburger for you![edit]

Cheeseburger.png Wow, the Cunctutator is still an active Wikipedian. I had thought you were just a legend... Cheers! Hawkeye7 (talk) 20:37, 13 March 2015 (UTC)
Yes, the legend lives. Though it's good to see people still can't spell my handle. --The Cunctator (talk) 23:44, 13 March 2015 (UTC)

List of Climate Scientists NPOV tag[edit]

Hi! I've been busy the past week fleshing out the manual list page List of climate scientists. I count 87 new names I've added in, all to existing bio pages. This picks up many of the top authors in climate science. I feel this list page is much better reflective of the professional field now. On that basis, would you be willing to remove the NPOV tag from that page?Birdbrainscan (talk) 16:21, 20 March 2015 (UTC)

I think it's much better but it still overweights contrarians - I count about 10 out of 200 names when the representative sample is more like 2-3 out of 100. So basically if the list of 10 contrarian/skeptic/deniers remains there should be another 100 prominent climate scientists added to properly reflect the actual field. --The Cunctator (talk) 23:30, 22 March 2015 (UTC)

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A new user right for New Page Patrollers[edit]

Hi The Cunctator.

A new user group, New Page Reviewer, has been created in a move to greatly improve the standard of new page patrolling. The user right can be granted by any admin at PERM. It is highly recommended that admins look beyond the simple numerical threshold and satisfy themselves that the candidates have the required skills of communication and an advanced knowledge of notability and deletion. Admins are automatically included in this user right.

It is anticipated that this user right will significantly reduce the work load of admins who patrol the performance of the patrollers. However,due to the complexity of the rollout, some rights may have been accorded that may later need to be withdrawn, so some help will still be needed to some extent when discovering wrongly applied deletion tags or inappropriate pages that escape the attention of less experienced reviewers, and above all, hasty and bitey tagging for maintenance. User warnings are available here but very often a friendly custom message works best.

If you have any questions about this user right, don't hesitate to join us at WT:NPR. (Sent to all admins).MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 13:48, 15 November 2016 (UTC)

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ArbCom Elections 2016: Voting now open![edit]

Scale of justice 2.svg Hello, The Cunctator. Voting in the 2016 Arbitration Committee elections is open from Monday, 00:00, 21 November through Sunday, 23:59, 4 December to all unblocked users who have registered an account before Wednesday, 00:00, 28 October 2016 and have made at least 150 mainspace edits before Sunday, 00:00, 1 November 2016.

The Arbitration Committee is the panel of editors responsible for conducting the Wikipedia arbitration process. It has the authority to impose binding solutions to disputes between editors, primarily for serious conduct disputes the community has been unable to resolve. This includes the authority to impose site bans, topic bans, editing restrictions, and other measures needed to maintain our editing environment. The arbitration policy describes the Committee's roles and responsibilities in greater detail.

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