User talk:Valenciano

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Sanyam Goel[edit]

If you tag a new page for deletion or cleanup, like you did with Sanyam Goel, please make sure it is mark as reviewed. Thanks. --I dream of horses If you reply here, please ping me by adding {{Ping|I dream of horses}} to your message. (talk to me) (contributions) @ 09:45, 3 July 2015 (UTC)

I dream of horses, will do, sorry about that, the twinkle module usually does that, but don't know why it didn't on this occasion. Valenciano (talk) 10:02, 3 July 2015 (UTC)

Metrovalencia request[edit]

Valenciano, I have a request – is there any chance you can add a column for "Year opened" to the 'Lines' table at the Metrovalencia article? It would help me, and I suspect other readers, if it was clearer when certain lines on Metrovalencia were put in to service... Thanks in advance! --IJBall (contribstalk) 05:10, 5 July 2015 (UTC)

IJBall, that's done. I'll be out most of today but I'll have a look when I can and try and find a ref for the lines length. I also wouldn't mind having a go at updating List of Valencia, Spain metro stations, but I'm not totally sure of the coding to make the lines display correctly. Valenciano (talk) 09:23, 5 July 2015 (UTC)
Actually, I know where the line lengths are (it's in the same ref I added last night...), so I'll ref those (and fix them) today. If I were to do the list of stations page, I'd probably have to rewrite it from scratch – I can do that, but it will probably be at least a week before I can get to a project that big(!)... Face-wink.svg --IJBall (contribstalk) 15:42, 5 July 2015 (UTC)

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Deleting talk page comments[edit]

I notice you didn't give Scolaire a warning when he deleted talk page comments. It seems to be a rule applied only to one side in the dispute. Your project is pathetic. Text Julian (talk) 23:08, 17 July 2015 (UTC)

Text Julian, when you answer my question I'll answer yours. I'll repeat it: "Your only contributions are to the Derry page and it's fairly unusual for a new user to find their way straight to a contentious discussion. It's pretty unheard of for an account that's genuinely new to know about sandboxes, signing their contributions, article talk pages and indenting their comments, as well as Wikipedia concepts like "consensus" and "common name" yet, in just 6 edits, you've demonstrated all those skills. So what previous account did you edit under?" Valenciano (talk) 09:10, 18 July 2015 (UTC)
Valenciano you're not the wikipedia police. I've noticed that everybody who enters this discussion on the official name side, such as Dubs boy, Goodday, myself, ends up being accused of being topic banned or sockpuppeting. Are you incapable of presenting a rational argument as to why we shouldn't use the official name? Your colleague Scolaire seems to be capable only of remwving talk page comments. You yourself said that this is not normal, but you don't seem to mind when Scolaire does it. And by the way, operating Wikipedia is easy and self explanatory. Don't read too much into whether or not mistakes have been made. I'm computer literate. How many mistakes did you make in your first few edits? Text Julian (talk) 09:31, 18 July 2015 (UTC)
Good Day has been the subject of topic bans and is the subject of active arbitration remedies, Dubs boy has been blocked in the past for sock puppetry so those are not accusations, they're statements of fact. I've made rational arguments many times over the years on that subject (check the page archives) and I'm getting bored of repeating them when Dubs Boy raises the topic every single month, which is bordering on disruptive. I made lots of mistakes in my early edits, as does virtually every new Wikipedia editor, so the fact that within 6 edits you are not only perfectly versed in Wikipedia markup but also know Wikipedia terminology such as commonname and consensus means I don't believe for one second that you're a new editor. Valenciano (talk) 09:42, 18 July 2015 (UTC)
hmmm, I wasn't actually blocked for sock puppetry. I was banned for breaching a troubles restriction.Dubs boy (talk) 16:01, 20 July 2015 (UTC)
Yes, you were blocked for that. You were " blocked from editing for a period of 4 months for Block evasion" i.e. sockpuppetry. Valenciano (talk) 18:59, 20 July 2015 (UTC)
Yes, I was banned for breaching a troubles restriction, even though I only edited on talk pages and unknowingly evaded a block. If only I had 9 lives like other users.Dubs boy (talk) 19:06, 20 July 2015 (UTC)
Wait, you're "computer literate" so know about things like fairly obscure policies, sandboxes, joining talk page discussions, etc. - yet aren't computer literate enough to click on the big, obvious, "Forgot your password?" button when you forget your password? Something is indeed a bit off... BastunĖġáḍβáś₮ŭŃ! 22:50, 20 July 2015 (UTC)

Manchester United F.C.[edit]

I assume you're referring to this comma: "Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, that plays in the Premier League." That comma is only there to indicate the subordinate nature of "Greater Manchester, England" in indicating the location of Old Trafford. It does not imply any relativism between the clauses preceding and succeeding it. – PeeJay 20:46, 19 July 2015 (UTC)

PeeJay2K3, I'd totally disagree. From Oxford dictionaries: "A non-restrictive relative clause (also called a non-defining relative clause) provides extra information that could be left out without affecting the meaning or structure of the sentence." The part about them being a Premier League team *is* a non-defining relative clause. It adds extra info which is not necessary for identifying the subject, in this case the team (there is no other professional football club based in Old Trafford.) There should not be a comma before "that" and the word "that" can't be used in this type of clause anyway, "which" should be used instead. Valenciano (talk) 12:26, 20 July 2015 (UTC)

Aaron Harrison[edit]

I don't recall editing that article. Can you inform me of what changes were made? I will say that most of my edits are to correct poor grammar, so it's not outside realm of possibility.