User talk:TrulyBlue

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Assume good faith[edit]

Do not accuse others of vandalism without basis. Assume good faith when dealing with others' edits. Certainly do not threaten blocks when there is no evidence of vandalism. Do so and you may lose your administration powers permanently. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 96.48.226.38 (talk) 13:42, 18 April 2010 (UTC)

Endian debate =[edit]

Hi Toby. Excuse my pedantry, but as a fellow Oxonian, may I quibble the labelling of the Stern and Bow in your fine sketch? You appear to be advocating the backward approach used at the Fenland Polytechnic, where the punter stands on the slippery deck high above the waterline - quite obviously not as God or nature intended. Maybe "Oxford End" and "Cambridge End" would be more approprate? Cheers, TrulyBlue (talk) 20:18, 2 August 2008 (UTC) --- your pedantry is entirely excusable, but Rivington makes it quite clear which is stern and which is bow --- and also that neither Light Blue nor Dark Blue have it "right"; the orthodox position is to punt from what you call the Cambridge end but from *inside* the boat --- I sort of covered this in the article... Thruston (talk) 13:09, 21 April 2009 (UTC)

Sacred Gin[edit]

We are being accused of being the same person on Sacred Gin's articles for deletion page. --The Legendary Sky Attacker 20:36, 15 May 2009 (UTC)

I note your comments. Unfortunately the process for appealing a ban is very opaque, and I do not think that the ban was justified, because it was done in the name of an uninvestigated claim which I know to be false. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Inhwiki2 (talkcontribs) 13:30, 18 May 2009 (UTC)

Frank Shawe-Taylor[edit]

Hi TruelyBlue. I do hope to make clear that he was one of a number of central figures in a series of tragic events, land disputes and warfare that occoured in the area at the time. His activities as a land-agent (which I have yet to cover) led directly to his death, which in turn lead directly and indirectly to a number of further deaths (see links to Tom Egan (murder victim) and Bill Freaney. I hope to expand on all three articles. Fergananim (talk) 11:47, 8 June 2009 (UTC)

My page —Preceding unsigned comment added by NoduloMan (talkcontribs) 18:09, 11 June 2009 (UTC)

Twinkle error?[edit]

Hello, regarding Ryan littlejohns, you patrolled the page, and warned the user, but you didn't add the tag, Is this an error on Twinkles part, or something else? All the best SpitfireTally-ho! 14:12, 25 June 2009 (UTC)

No need to apologise :), I was just wondering, all the best SpitfireTally-ho! 14:17, 25 June 2009 (UTC)

Participationism AfD[edit]

Since you put a prod on Participationism, you may be interested to know that it is now the subject of an AfD. JamesBWatson (talk) 15:34, 14 July 2009 (UTC)

Removal of PROD from School Culture[edit]

Hello TrulyBlue, this is an automated message from SDPatrolBot to inform you the PROD template you added to School Culture has been removed. It was removed by Tgoldins with the following edit summary '(This is not a personal essay, but an article that is substantiated by research and noted references.)'. Please consider discussing your concerns with Tgoldins before pursuing deletion further yourself. If you still think the article should be deleted after communicating with the 'dePRODer,' you may want to send the article to AfD for community discussion. Thank you, SDPatrolBot (talk) 01:15, 7 August 2009 (UTC) (Learn how to opt out of these messages)

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Speedy deletion contested: JFramework[edit]

Hello TrulyBlue, and thanks for your work patrolling new changes. I am just informing you that I contested the speedy deletion of JFramework - a page you tagged - because: A7 is not applicable. This is a software, not a website. Please review the criteria for speedy deletion before tagging further pages. If you have any questions or problems, please let me know. Tim Song (talk) 03:59, 7 September 2009 (UTC)

WizFolio[edit]

Hi TrulyBlue. I am trying to revive this previously deleted page Wizfolio. I have rewritten the page and would like to ask you to have a second look. Thank you for your time. Kendric Apple (talk) 08:00, 17 September 2009 (UTC)

Aleksander Cepuš Vikingvin[edit]

Hello. This is TOP 30 on radio WFMU, New Jersey http://www.wfmu.org/Playlists/Wfmu/top30.091022.html Maybe you know that this is the biggest freeform radio in USA? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 93.103.212.204 (talk) 10:59, 2 December 2009 (UTC)

Altered speedy deletion rationale: Keith SEmple (musician)[edit]

Hello TrulyBlue. I am just letting you know that I deleted Keith SEmple (musician), a page you tagged for speedy deletion, under a different criterion from the one you provided, which doesn't fit the page in question. Thank you. SoWhy 15:29, 27 December 2009 (UTC)

Removal of PROD from Patricia Hogan[edit]

Hello TrulyBlue, this is an automated message from SDPatrolBot to inform you the PROD template you added to Patricia Hogan has been removed. It was removed by Nyttend with the following edit summary '(Professor with all of these publications may well be notable)'. Please consider discussing your concerns with Nyttend before pursuing deletion further yourself. If you still think the article should be deleted after communicating with the 'dePRODer,' you may want to send the article to AfD for community discussion. Thank you, SDPatrolBot (talk) 08:05, 23 March 2010 (UTC) (Learn how to opt out of these messages) 08:05, 23 March 2010 (UTC)

First Comics News[edit]

TrulyBlue you added "This article may meet Wikipedia’s criteria for speedy deletion as an article about a web site, blog, web forum, webcomic, podcast, browser game, or similar web content that does not credibly indicate the importance or significance of the subject. See CSD A7." to First Comics News. Site like Newsarama, Comic Book Resources, and Comics Bulletin all have Wikipedia articles and all duplicate the same news. However if you want to get the latest news in anything but English you are our of luck. First Comics News translates to Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Ukrainian and Vietnamese. All the super hero movies are shown in these languages and many of the comics are licensed and translated into these languages. First Comics News is the international communities only place for this type of news. This makes First Comics News unique and important. How do I get my article reconsidered? Gearalt Finlay

Speedy deletion declined: Academia.edu[edit]

Hello TrulyBlue. I am just letting you know that I declined the speedy deletion of Academia.edu, a page you tagged for speedy deletion, because of the following concern: The article makes a credible assertion of importance or significance, sufficient to pass A7. I'm not criticising your tag, but since you tagged it it has been expanded, and now claims to be "one of the largest social networking sites for academics." Consider PROD or AfD if you like, but if that's true it probably deserves an article. Regards, JohnCD (talk) 20:37, 19 May 2010 (UTC)

You are now a Reviewer[edit]

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Nether Regions (blog)[edit]

Seriously guys, stop tagging my Nether region articles with CSD's and think about whether they can be improved upon. :| TelCoNaSpVe :| 20:25, 22 June 2010 (UTC)

User:Degaus[edit]

I've blocked that account for vandalism. I've left a note on its talk page to say I think it's compromised. In 2009, editing usefully. Gap. 2011, kiddy vandalism. Equals someone's got hold of an old password, in my view. Peridon (talk) 19:51, 9 June 2011 (UTC)

WHY?![edit]

Why in the world did you tag Benmohler.com? There is nothing wrong with it! Paleo Kid (talk) 18:06, 7 July 2011 (UTC)

Hasty addition of speedy deletion template to Inhale the sea[edit]

Symbol speedy delete vote.svg Hi TrulyBlue! I was a bit confused as to why you hastily added a CSD A3 tag to Inhale the sea, after just 1 minute of its creation. Thank you for new page patrolling but I would suggest that you start from the back of the patrol log. This is because, hasty addition of speedy deletion templates could discourage new editors. This could be taken as an attempt to bite newcomers. Thank you. Puffin Let's talk! 16:01, 7 August 2011 (UTC)

A cookie for you![edit]

Choco chip cookie.png Hello TrulyBlue! I hope you enjoy this cookie as an amicable greeting from a fellow Wikipedian, SwisterTwister talk 19:33, 8 September 2011 (UTC)

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Invitation to wikiFeed[edit]

Hi TrulyBlue,

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Thanks! FifthCrow (talk) 19:56, 24 July 2012 (UTC)

Thanks for your feedback on my entry[edit]

Hi TrulyBlue

Many thanks for your feedback on my Forensic Risk Alliance page. I do work for the company's PR agency but wasn't trying flout any of Wiki's rules - We have been getting together more verifiable information and citation, but I don't want to get things wrong again. Is there a way we can test the new content before putting it live so that I can make sure that it's OK and, if it's not, inform the company about what they need to do to be included in the future. I hope this is the right place to ask this question. Hope so, if not, very sorry.

Thanks

Rich 14:11, 16 August 2012 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by RichardWolfe (talkcontribs)

Speedy deletion nomination of Chobham RFC[edit]

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