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UNITED STATES MAN,YOU SAID THAT THE EDITS I MADE TO THE 1979 PACIFIC HURICANE SEASON WERE UNHELPFUL,WHY IS THAT? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Uss enterprise da (talkcontribs) 17:23, 1 July 2016 (UTC)

United States Man, this is getting out of hand. I have filed an SPI report here. Sro23 (talk) 17:38, 1 July 2016 (UTC)

@Sro23: Thank you, I was thinking about that myself. United States Man (talk) 17:43, 1 July 2016 (UTC)

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Nomination of Southern Levant for deletion[edit]

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YeeHaw, United States Man[edit]

Hi, United States Man. Thank you for throwing the first Support !vote in my nomination for adminship. I really appreciate your comments too. Cheers! {{u|Checkingfax}} {Talk} 07:31, 9 July 2016 (UTC)

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Just to say...[edit]

...yes I have warned before about it, but I please, I am not the only user doing this. Ask Meow why does she still do it. Typhoon2013 (talk) 20:34, 16 July 2016 (UTC)

I need to tell some user about this. Even you don't follow what you have been saying! I got warned by you because of updating the season timeline early before the official UTC time (00Z). Now you do the same, as I have seen your edit summary in the "View history" of the 2016 PHS article, updating the timeline around 21Z. I am just so confused right now, so it mean that I can update the timeline early. Typhoon2013 (talk) 23:28, 22 July 2016 (UTC)
@Typhoon2013: I never said not to update until 0000z; 2100z or later is fine in my opinion. Just don't update them as early as 13 to 1500z, as you had previously been doing. United States Man (talk) 19:25, 23 July 2016 (UTC)
Yes I did edit the timeline very early around the 12Z mark but I only did it once this year. Also you're saying that it wasn't you who told me to edit after 00Z?? Typhoon2013 (talk) 08:57, 24 July 2016 (UTC)

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Second Opinion wanted for deletion[edit]

This little article has popped up here and I'm of a mind to nominate it for deletion but I am rather tired at the moment and would like a second opinion to make sure my thoughts are clear on this. TornadoLGS (talk) 02:52, 27 August 2016 (UTC)

On second thought, it definitely lacks notability. TornadoLGS (talk) 03:30, 27 August 2016 (UTC)

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Is this your valid e-mail address?[edit]

Hi User:United States Man! I have sent you an e-mail using the e-mail address on your user page. Just wanted to make sure that you have received my message. Thank you! --Selsharbaty (WMF) (talk) 13:52, 6 October 2016 (UTC)

@Selsharbaty (WMF): – Sent one back. United States Man (talk) 02:35, 9 October 2016 (UTC)

Little River Inlet[edit]

The Little River Inlet appears to be located at the North Carolina–South Carolina border, mostly on the SC side. Dustin (talk) 03:09, 9 October 2016 (UTC)

I suppose it would make sense to exclude South Carolina since that would be an extremely small amount of the state. I don't know why they didn't just say SC/NC border. Dustin (talk) 03:10, 9 October 2016 (UTC)

For the NHC purposes it is on the state line, and the warnings are only for North Carolina, which is more or less implied by the NHC advisory. So, it is better left as just North Carolina. Guess they just wanted to include a landmark that people may know instead of just an imaginary line. United States Man (talk) 03:13, 9 October 2016 (UTC)

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Charles Meymott[edit]

Yes, with a stub it can be difficult to confirm notability but anyone who has played in a first-class cricket match is notable per WP:NCRIC and WP:CRIN. There are hundreds of first-class players, mostly from the 19th century, who don't have articles yet so we're starting them as stubs to develop them later. The key requirement is to state that the man was a first-class player and provide a source for verification. CricketArchive isn't the best source available but it suffices for this purpose. Thanks for your note. All the best for 2017. Jack | talk page 21:29, 29 December 2016 (UTC)

Sensory participant[edit]

Dear United States Man

   Please help me to create the "Sensory participant" thank you very much!  — Preceding unsigned comment added by Zjjuseyy (talkcontribs) 08:14, 30 December 2016 (UTC) 

Hello[edit]

Hi, I thought that you were a little too hasty adding the tag here. At [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:New_pages_patrol#CSD WP:NPP], it says "Do not be too hasty to use CSD A1 (no context) and CSD A3 (no content); wait at least 15 minutes to give time to the creator to add content." There's no point in removing the tag now, but just a friendly reminder for the future. ThePlatypusofDoom (talk) 22:38, 30 December 2016 (UTC)

@ThePlatypusofDoom: I had that in mind there, but with those types of articles it is highly unlikely that anything becomes of those. I guess they are probably more like tests. United States Man (talk) 22:48, 30 December 2016 (UTC)
Similar thoughts here: [1]. Adding an A7 tag two minutes after creation is a bit hasty and WP:BITEy in my view. Keeping the tag on because I don't see any reason to remove yet, but early A7 tagging is also non-ideal. TonyBallioni (talk) 18:42, 2 January 2017 (UTC)
@TonyBallioni: I didn't blindly do that. I looked up the company, which is based out of India, and did not find anything very sufficient, so I went ahead and tagged it. It isn't going to become more notable in the next few minutes. United States Man (talk) 19:12, 2 January 2017 (UTC)
Right, but the standard for A7 is that the article credibly asserts significance, which is a much lower standard than notability. New users should be given the time to do that, especially in regard to South Asian articles because sources are notoriously hard to find there even if they do exist. I agree with you that it should be A7ed (I restored the tag a few minutes ago after the creator removed it), it is a best practice to give them some time. The worst quality articles will get caught on NPP if you wait a few minutes, if not by you, at least by someone else, so there really isn't that much harm in letting it wait. Anyway, thanks for helping with WP:NPP. We really need the help because the backlog is back up above 14k, and having more hands on deck is always a plus. Just leaving the note here because I thought it was a bit quick :) TonyBallioni (talk) 19:19, 2 January 2017 (UTC)

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