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category has been deleted.[edit]

Hi, Whiskey Pete. This is just a note to let you know that Category:Supermodels has now been deleted and WP:SALTed, so please don't add it to articles anymore. Thanks! — coelacan talk — 06:34, 20 January 2007 (UTC)

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Re: Liberating Mayo A. Shattuck III[edit]

Hey there. You left a message on my talk page earlier today, and I was wondering, was this in error, or are you asking me to personally remove the copyright infringement tag? I've had no participation in the article you mention, hence my question. If you could clarify, that would be great. -DarkElf109 08:19, 25 January 2007 (UTC)

But isn't it still a copyvio? I don't think anyone has touched the page since I flagged it. I seem to be the last editor. Quatloo 22:01, 26 January 2007 (UTC)

Check out Talk:Mayo_A._Shattuck_III/Temp, the temporary subpage created for editing it out. Pete's fixed it up nicely (check the edit log). Since I didn't put up the warning, I'm not gonna remove it, but if you feel his work is enough to get it removed, notify an administrator to get the temporary page moved over the copyvio'd page. -DarkElf109 22:27, 26 January 2007 (UTC)

I have no objection to someone embarking upon this process. I haven't had any contact with administrators and know very little about wikipedia bureaucracy, so I'm probably not the person to do this. Quatloo 07:20, 27 January 2007 (UTC)
Quatloo, didn't you add the copyvio? Anyway, if no one with admin privleges swoops down within a week or so, I'll just try deleting the tag (or stalking someone down who can) myself. -- Whiskey Pete, 20:35, 27 January 2007 (UTC)

PMR[edit]

Do you really not get why we're redirecting the article?  OzLawyer / talk  21:37, 19 February 2007 (UTC)

I "get" the case for redirecting, thank you; I just don't get why some people are so adamant about it. Whiskey Pete 22:08, 19 February 2007 (UTC)
I think that would be because two articles on the same subject is obviously of no use in an encyclopedia, and in fact invites non-conforming use of the "breakaway" article (that is, more bias and non-reliable information creeping into the PMR article as most contributors are paying attention to--and in fact only know of--the Transnistria article).  OzLawyer / talk  14:37, 20 February 2007 (UTC)
really, man, it's all good, I see your point totally. I was just a bit surprised by the sense of engagement people had about this issue, that's all. (FWIW, the sole reason I re-created the PMR artcile was because the Category of Unrecognized states refers generally to proper state names, not colloquialy names -- that's all. So a proper redirect would resolve this ambiguity just fine.) Whiskey Pete 00:30, 21 February 2007 (UTC)

Daniel Brandt/namebase.org[edit]

The edit didn't identify what "WMF's Spam blocklist" was, or why that was noteworthy. —tregoweth (talk) 01:12, 20 February 2007 (UTC)

Comments on Imam Rapito[edit]

funny your googling... on the advantages of the international press. it goes on both way though, as you can see if you check here... But your comment sparked my interest, and it is true that already in February 2006, a year ago, you could find reference (albeit with a spelling mistake, that confused me first) in Le Figaro (very good newspaper for international things), see here if you're interested... ciao ragazzo! Tazmaniacs

if you find a Google translator or something, the last paragraphs of this article by an Italian journalist are most interesting (you may even understand even if you don't a get word of this language). It would be interesting to find more on this subject in the press (see here). Tazmaniacs
hey there; thanks for your work on that page. actually, I can sort of understand articles in French, but I confess I that the intricacies of Italian politics are much more mysterious to me, so I don't quite understand the significance. nonetheless, please keep adding references; the U.S. press, as usual, is treating the story quite superficially, in general, and most of the interesting stuff (to say nothing of actual names of American servicepersonnel involved) comes from the foreign press. Whiskey Pete 02:32, 22 February 2007 (UTC)

Thanks to Whiskey Pete[edit]

Thank you very much for your valuable contributions and comments.S710 20:29, 23 February 2007 (UTC)

Death flights[edit]

The Death flights doesn't mention Vietnam. Maybe you should add it there? Badagnani 03:00, 25 February 2007 (UTC)

How we meet again! Hey, I just passed over Rocco Martino, and there is some talk about "double agent" - with whom? he was employed by SISMI, allegedly to spy on the French? So who is the second agency? States? By the way, concerning horror flights, do you know anything about Leonardo A. Cole, Clouds of Secrecy ? Ah, well, I've found something here on Wiki, see Serratia marcescens. There should be a special entry for this... Enjoy J&B ! Tazmaniacs
PS: concerning death flights per se, there is a lot to see with Paul Aussaresses who taught the US some "technics" learnt during the Battle of Algiers. They most probably found their inspiration there for Vietnam... Tazmaniacs
One other thing, only a coincidence, but Spataro, in charge of the Imam's case, was also in charge of the trial of Adriano Sofri... —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Tazmaniacs (talkcontribs) 05:41, 15 March 2007 (UTC).

oppose[edit]

Hi, If you really meant to vote"oppose" in the poll Wikipedia:Attribution/Poll, you put your vote in the wrong column! Mention this to anyone else whose vote looks displaced. linas 05:26, 3 April 2007 (UTC)

Pirate Capital LLC[edit]

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June 2007[edit]

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Public Information Research[edit]

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Angolagate[edit]

The article you started on Angolagate is clearly stolen from this[1] Corpwatch article. I'm assuming this was an accident. Perspicacite 01:31, 31 July 2007 (UTC)

  • Could be – can't say I recall steeling from that Corpwatch article, but at this point I'm not even sure I started the article (or if I did, perhaps I copied it blindly from somewhere else in WP, which in turn stole from the CW article.) Anyway, feel free to munge into something less plagiaristic Whiskey Pete (talk) 18:37, 23 November 2007 (UTC)

Hi![edit]

Did you see that? Interesting... Is that just a name change, or is the new gov' really trying to take back control on these guys? You might also want to keep an eye on this guy, not alone in this kind of job... Cheers! Tazmaniacs 12:27, 6 September 2007 (UTC)

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Unreferenced BLPs[edit]

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Free-fire zone[edit]

nice work Decora (talk) 16:05, 17 June 2011 (UTC)

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Raymond Carter (convict)[edit]

This would fail WP:BLP today. I strongly suggest that it be merged into 39th District corruption scandal. Bearian (talk) 12:59, 28 October 2016 (UTC)