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Question[edit]

Should the "Further Reading" section in this article be above the "References" section? I have a hunch that it should be, but my computer's acting funny and won't load WP:MOS all the way. Grazie in advance! Srose (talk) 20:29, 12 September 2006 (UTC)

  • What is going on?!?!? Srose (talk) 01:27, 13 September 2006 (UTC)
    • I'm somewhat confused - not by the same thing.... I'm going to bed, but I need to talk to you as early as possible tomorrow (it's not going to be bad, if that's the vibe I'm giving off - I'm falling asleep typing). You should also be getting a letter tomorrow... please read it, it's extremely important. <8 Srose (talk) 02:45, 13 September 2006 (UTC)
For you

=) Srose (talk) 01:57, 14 September 2006 (UTC)


Edit war at Ed, Edd n Eddy[edit]

Thank you for the clarification. Could you please step in and help clear this mess up? All these people (I suspect it's only one) want to clutter the article with cruft and falsehood, all the time whining about others deleting their posts. The fact that you were impersonated should be a red flag. Thank you in advance for any help you can provide. -- 70.135.57.208 02:32, 13 September 2006 (UTC)

Thanks for your help so far. The wars continue. The latest attacker is a user called Iliketoeetfud, who reposted all of the cruft that the user you blocked did, along with an explosion of profanity on the history page. -- 70.135.57.208 03:13, 13 September 2006 (UTC)

Now, Iliketoeetfud is editing the discussion page. -- 70.135.57.208 03:58, 13 September 2006 (UTC)

Thank you for your help. However, the war rages on. The two users who were blocked yesterday apparently registered under new user names, and vandalized the page again today. I can tell it's them because they continually post the same lies and cruft, complete with misspellings. Were you serious about protection? A week or 2 protected would probably allow things to cool down. Thank you. -- 70.135.57.208 00:50, 14 September 2006 (UTC)

I apologize[edit]

I'm very sorry for trying to pretend to be you to gain an advantage in an edit way. It just seems that that unregistered person doesnt get the message of what I'm trying to do, and It's very frustrating. DietLimeCola 18:04, 14 September 2006 (UTC)

I've identified at least 7 different usernames who posted exactly the same edits during this war. They are: JennyBrava; Iknowmanythings; Thiswontgowell; DarkDragonKid; SinkingDiamond; Iliketoeetfud, and DietLimeCola. Using sockpuppets to vandalize articles is a sure way to get a long term ban from Wikipedia. Also posting the same edits was 68.37.205.18. -- Elaich 03:40, 15 September 2006 (UTC)


Double Standard[edit]

I wanted to remove a link from Edward Cardinal Egan's page, it was a similiar link to the link I put on Bill Clinton's, a few editors continue to put it back in and one sent me this message:

"Please refrain from removing content from Wikipedia. If you have an issue with a link on Edward Cardinal Egan's biography page, take it up on the Biographies of living persons."

Now, if this the case for Cardinal Egan, the case should be the same for Bill Clinton, and the link should not be removed, instead go through the challenege they told me to go through.

If they are wrong about it, though, I would ask you to help me out and tell them that they are wrong and remove the POV link from Cardinal Egan's biography on the same ground as it was removed from Bill Clinton's biography. 75.3.23.157 00:04, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

I should also point out that the Cardinal Egan link was put in the same way as the Bill Clinton link, by an AU without any explanation. Please help get this situation straigtened out. 75.3.23.157 00:05, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

Who is it that is right? Me or them? I don't think they will listen to me since we had a content dispute over if something was a rumor or a fact, and it seems they are intent on just reverting it just because I made the edit.

If I am right, could you, as an administrator, remove the link from the Cardinal Egan page and settle it or did you mean they are right and I should put the link back on the Bill Clinton page? 75.3.23.157 00:08, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

That's not true, exactly. That article was about one priest who has a problem with the Cardinal. His claims aren't coming from any facts, just speculation, out of anger. 75.3.23.157 00:13, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

Also, the story about Ann Coulter and Bill Clinton, I could get the same story from a news organization like MSNBC, or event the same paper that wrote the Cardinal Egan article. 75.3.23.157 00:16, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

So, do you think you could solve the problem by removing the link? 75.3.23.157 00:20, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

The priest doesn't have any proof to back up his claim and neither does Ann Coulter, so both articles should be treated equally. 75.3.23.157 00:30, 15 September 2006 (UTC)


The wars continue at Ed, Edd n Eddy[edit]

User:Theendoftheworld just showed up and began vandalizing the page. Please warn/blocked. Please also consoder protetction. There is no doubt in my mind now that this is one person. Thanks. -- 70.135.57.208 01:53, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

Thank you so much. We have tried reasoning with these people/person, but they are unreasonable and want only to make trouble. We will continue to try.

BTW - there is still a bit of cruft remaining. Since we can no longer edit the page either, would you mind deleting it?

Under Rolf: "Rolf is from Japan."

Under Kanker Sisters: "(they once desamated the cul-de-sac in search for their ship in a bottle ed unknowingly stole)"

Under Eddy's Brother: "He is lactos intolorent."

Thanks again. -- 70.135.57.208 02:06, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

Bus Geek[edit]

No need to apologize, it's somewhat confusing. The creator of the Bus Geek article is User:CME46, who made this comment on my talk page yesterday (note the e-mail address). Aside from the message on my talk page, CME46's user page proves the identity of CME46. See Wikipedia:Requests for comment/68.170.0.238 for the general pattern of edits by Andrew Lin that is confirmed on CME46's user page (including, most tellingly, the reference to the "25 years of beauty" song, an article that was created by Lin a year ago). I posted at WP:AN/I this morning after I discovered the connection. I hope this helps. · j e r s y k o talk · 00:22, 12 September 2006 (UTC)


DRV commends you[edit]

Hi,

Unfortunately, your closure of Esoteric Programming Languages was overturned. However, given that every commenter specifically singled you out for doing an excellent job with a trying chore, I am awarding you a barnstar on behalf of everybody:

Working Man's Barnstar.png The Working Man's Barnstar
For dedication above and beyond the call of Wikipedian duty, Yanksox is awarded this Working Man's Barnstar by a grateful Deletion Review unanimous consensus. Xoloz 16:01, 12 September 2006 (UTC)

My RFA[edit]

Thank you, Yanksox, for voting on my RFA, which passed 95 to 1. Now that I have the mop, I hope I can live up to the standard, and be a good administrator. If you have any questions, feel free to ask me. —this is messedrocker (talk) 18:49, 14 September 2006 (UTC)

Iran Iraq War SP[edit]

I would like to know why the Iran Iraq War article was placed on SP, when it did not meet the criteria? The anon(s) appeared to be involved in a content dispute, not vandalism. Torturous Devastating Cudgel 00:00, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

Breakfast?[edit]

Pancakes and banana slices?

You've been doing some great (and thankless) work lately, so here's some breakfast for you. Best of all, it's already made and very quick to...eat...so you'll be on time! :) Srose (talk) 01:37, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

Tim "Youngblood" Chapman[edit]

I think the article on Tim "Youngblood" Chapman asserted notability. Could you please take a look at its history and restore it? Take it to AfD if you think it necessary, but I think the television coverage and criminal proceedings add up to notability. --TruthbringerToronto (Talk | contribs) 02:24, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

Tim "Youngblood" Chapman on deletion review[edit]

An editor has asked for a deletion review of Tim "Youngblood" Chapman. Since you closed the deletion discussion for (or speedy-deleted) this article, your reasons on how or why you did so will be greatly appreciated in the above review. --TruthbringerToronto (Talk | contribs) 02:37, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

Go raibh maith agat![edit]

Hi there, Nick!

Thank you so much for supporting my RfA! It ended up passing and I'm rather humbled by the support (and a bit surprised that it was snowballed a day early!). Please let me know if I can help you out and I welcome any comments, questions, or advice you wish to share.

Sláinte!

P.S. Thanks again for fixing my malformed nomination and for your message on my talk page (your support is just as good there as it would have been on the actual RfA)!

hoopydinkConas tá tú? 05:46, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

User:151.200.246.168 and {{db-bio}}[edit]

I noticed you reverted a few of the anon's {{db-bio}} nominations. Do you know of any way to trace the ones that were deleted by rouge admins so they can be quickly sent back to WP:DRV? — Arthur Rubin | (talk) 14:29, 15 September 2006 (UTC)


== i dont think its policy to just remove picsture just bcuz they arnt correctly cited, they just disapear on their own after 7 days,Qrc2006 22:12, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

Hello there[edit]

Hot chocolate?

Chocolate works wonders!! I hope this mug of hot chocolate will make you feel better. :) Get better soon! Srose (talk) 02:47, 16 September 2006 (UTC)

I'm so worried about you; sorry if I sounded mad...E. Coli is extremely scary (a relative died of it)... :-X ((Biting nails...sorta)) Srose (talk) 17:52, 16 September 2006 (UTC)
Dang it, I forgot the backage of hot chocolate with marshmallows in the package I left on your doorstep... It's right here next to the keyboard. I knew I'd forgotten something; there was too much room in the bag. Anyway, please read the email I just sent you ("MHIB" - I don't know why I titled it that; it seemed clever at the time). <8 Srose (talk) 20:15, 17 September 2006 (UTC)

Death Valley Driver Video Review update[edit]

Hello, sorry to take it here, but you were the person who declined the semi-protection for death valley driver video review. The anonymous IP actually responded to you on the semi-protect page and said that he will also continue to revert on sight as well. Got any suggestions?

(his post) I am not a sockpuppet. I know you wish I was but I'm not. I will keep reverting on sight as well. SirFozzie 16:41, 16 September 2006 (UTC)

Wrong deletion[edit]

Could you please kindly restore this deletion [1]? The category was intentionally depopulated (for the 2nd time) before marked as empty with the {{db-empty}} [2] [3]. — Instantnood 19:40, 16 September 2006 (UTC)

Belated thanks[edit]

Thank you for participating in my RfA. Consensus to promote was reached, and I am now an administrator. I'll be using the tools cautiously at first, and everyone should feel welcome to peer over my shoulder and make sure I'm not doing anything foolish. --RobthTalk 03:52, 17 September 2006 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Requests for arbitration/Warren Kinsella[edit]

This case is now closed and the results have been published at the link above. Arthur Ellis is banned indefinitely from Warren Kinsella and articles which relate to Canadian politics and its blogosphere. Any article which mentions Warren Kinsella is considered a related article for the purposes of this remedy. This includes all talk pages other than the talk page of Mark Bourrie. Arthur Ellis is required to use one registered account. For the Arbitration Committee. FloNight 03:46, 18 September 2006 (UTC)

I request you to protect following page[edit]

Ngo Dinh Thuc. This article is constantly attacked by a single user (anonymous) using similar, but different IPs, all from the French Departement Provence-Maritime. I request to protect the highly controversial page.Smith2006 21:01, 18 September 2006 (UTC)

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This was not closed properly, you'll see that it was a multiple nomination which included Zeno (Demon), a character from the webcomic. - Hahnchen 14:54, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

AfD Nomination: Tim "Youngblood" Chapman[edit]

An article that you have been involved in editing, Tim "Youngblood" Chapman, has been listed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Tim "Youngblood" Chapman. Please look there to see why this is, if you are interested in it not being deleted. Thank you.

This is an article which you speedied and which was restored after deletion review. --TruthbringerToronto (Talk | contribs) 19:10, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

My RfA[edit]

Wikipedia automatically restored my old one when I re-nominated myself. I changed the date and removed all comments. So I -DID- re-do my RfA, it's just the same answers. Rhythmnation2004 22:02, 19 September 2006 (UTC)

Arbitration re: Jessica Lunsford[edit]

Unsure if Im supposed to notify you or if the arbitrators are but I listed you as a party of interest in Request for Arbitration: Jessica Lunsford. Cumberbund 07:32, 20 September 2006 (UTC)

Category recreation[edit]

Hi Yanksox, I am planning to recreate Category:India maps and add the many valid Indian maps to the category. Since you had deleted it sometime back [4], I thought I'd check with you before creating it. -- Lost(talk) 13:16, 20 September 2006 (UTC)

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GFDL[edit]

Oh, come on. How would copying and pasting be anti-GDFL? Source, please. 204.52.215.107 01:12, 21 September 2006 (UTC)

You have violated WP:3RR, by the way. Cut it out. 204.52.215.107 01:30, 21 September 2006 (UTC)
I am NOT taking credit for other people's edits. If you want, I can put up a note saying that there is more information to be had on the episode from Jericho (TV series), or recommend a merger, and I shall do so.

Check gmail[edit]

Pretty please. :) I'll miss you tomorrow. Srose (talk) 01:21, 21 September 2006 (UTC)

  • Please? If you need help with the GDFL IP user after you go to bed, leave a note. :) Srose (talk) 01:41, 21 September 2006 (UTC)

by the way...[edit]

I never reported ya for 3RR, seeing as there was no real need. Cheers! 204.52.215.107 01:57, 21 September 2006 (UTC)

You're welcome 204.52.215.107 01:59, 21 September 2006 (UTC)


I'm sort of confused[edit]

Wonder if you'd be so kind as to reply? <8 Srose (talk) 01:58, 21 September 2006 (UTC)

  • I meant to the e-mail. :P But thanks, you saved me some work. Srose (talk) 02:07, 21 September 2006 (UTC)
    • Okey dokey, well, when you get a chance, please read the email entitled "What the heck?"... as your girlfriend for more than 2 years I really don't think a one line reply is so much to ask, but I understand you're busy. Still, it'd be really nice............ Srose (talk) 02:16, 21 September 2006 (UTC)
    • Don't worry about it; I just want to hear from you before you go off tomorrow all day. :P <8 Srose (talk) 02:22, 21 September 2006 (UTC)

Re: Userpage[edit]

I'll redirect it to my talkpage for now... I prefer that to wandering around with my sig appearing as a redlink. If you want to delete the whiney past revisions, I'd be much obliged, --W.marsh 02:13, 21 September 2006 (UTC)

Of course a user should be master of his own user page. Nevertheless, redirecting to his talk page is confusing for anyone clicking on the user name: it seems better to have a 'red' user name followed with a 'blue' talk, just as a user who never created a user page. Better still, the user can modify his talk page to a very simple content [and possibly insert an explicit link to his talk page]. I also do not find it quite proper for a user who continues to edit on the Wikipedia, to have not only the content but also the history of his user page eliminated without an explanation (which does not have to be detailed, there could be a good reason to remain vague). Or am I missing something? — SomeHuman 23 Sep2006 13:58 (UTC)
What are you talking about? If he wishes for his userpage history to be deleted, that's his thing. Also, your statement seems contradict itself when you say people have complete control of their userpage, but they shouldn't redirect it to their talk. I redirect to my talk, and alot of people do. Yanksox 01:01, 24 September 2006 (UTC)


Light relief[edit]

Have you seen this? Wikipedia:Requests for checkuser/Case/Tyrenius --Guinnog 01:39, 22 September 2006 (UTC)

HA!! laughing my ass off!! - CrazyRussian talk/email 01:49, 22 September 2006 (UTC)
He forgot AbsolutDan (talkcontribsblock userblock logcheckuser). After all, I did vote in favor of Yanksox at his RFA. Perhaps he started with the first 3 co-noms and his attention span ran out. We really shouldn't laugh or make light of his complaint. He seems genuinely concerned. --AbsolutDan (talk) 02:36, 22 September 2006 (UTC)

This proves it: From left to right: Crzrussian, Yanksox, Alphachimp, and Tyrenius

Re. Mr. T — nothing gets past you! Tyrenius 01:03, 24 September 2006 (UTC)
LOL! Do you pity the fool? I guess we all now collectively have a fanclub. Yanksox 01:04, 24 September 2006 (UTC)


Pleasure Girl[edit]

That article was deleted twice on September 23, why does it not qualify as CSD G4? CSD A1 might also apply. ˉˉanetode╦╩ 01:21, 24 September 2006 (UTC)

The article was deleted for being a copyvio and one line. The current article is a redirect, therefore, it doesn't count as a recreation. Also, G4 means deletion policy which is usually AfD. Speedy deletion is not part of deletion policy which does not gauge consensus. Yanksox 01:23, 24 September 2006 (UTC)
Ahh, it was a one-line substub at the time of CSD nomination, I did not notice that the author later made it into a redirect. Thanks for the clarification re. G4 ˉˉanetode╦╩ 01:28, 24 September 2006 (UTC)
No problem, have a good one. Yanksox 01:29, 24 September 2006 (UTC)


Brisbane Broncos 2006[edit]

What is it meant by Notability, I don't really get. And I don't know why Broncs 06 article needs to be deleted? Reply on SpecialWindler 05:20, 24 September 2006 (UTC)

The article was deleted under a PROD (which was applied by me), you can remove the tag, but if you do, the article will go to AfD. Yanksox 05:21, 24 September 2006 (UTC)
I don't know, maybe the article should be deleted but I want to know what Notability means in context to Broncs 06. SpecialWindler 05:25, 24 September 2006 (UTC)

re barnstar[edit]

Pfft, fine. :P I'll just leave nice words from now on. <3 Srose (talk) 02:55, 24 September 2006 (UTC)

  • Normally I wouldn't bring this up here, but I'd very much appreciate it if you'd read your email and get back to me. Srose (talk) 14:15, 24 September 2006 (UTC)
    • Sorry, wasn't expecting that so fast!!! Thank you; I didn't mean to worry you... Can't wait to hear from you tonight. :) Have a nice day! Srose (talk) 15:00, 24 September 2006 (UTC)
      • I don't think /Followers is vain, per sé - I actually think it's funny (as long as it's labeled as wikihumor, of course) and humor definitely benefits the project. Kneels and takes leave of the almighty Yanker. :P Srose (talk) 20:25, 26 September 2006 (UTC)


Unlock Ed, Edd n Eddy?[edit]

I think it's safe now, as DietLimeCola and others are promising to be good editors on the discussion page. -- Elaich 01:46, 25 September 2006 (UTC)

  • Unprotected Yanksox 03:19, 26 September 2006 (UTC)
Almost immediately after you unprotected it, a user named ArthurReedJuggles posted exactly the same garbage that was being posted before and which led to the whole problem. -- 71.138.27.69 13:14, 26 September 2006 (UTC)


Finally[edit]

I finally figured it out. Look, before we start anything else, I'm not a troll or a sock. I do honestly love the admins that are here and I want to show gratitude towards them by showing how incredibly awesome they are. I thought about it real hard the last few days, but I think Alphachimp, Crzrussian, Yanksox, and Tyrenius are like the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad. They will kick yo ass and you won't know what happened. Of course, this leaves the opening for Bill. I think it's pretty damn obvious who Bill is, none other than Samir. Yatuern 11:33, 25 September 2006 (UTC)

WP:AIV[edit]

I'd just done all my research into an anon, clicked on edit to remove it — and it had vanished. Checked the history, and found you'd pipped me to the post. Same conclusion, namely no recent edit activity so no need to block. Ciao. Tyrenius 03:46, 26 September 2006 (UTC)

Yup. I'm glad we agree, no need to wheel war. :) Yanksox 03:47, 26 September 2006 (UTC)


AFD error[edit]

When closing Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Jago (Illustrator) you accidentally deleted the AFD instead of Jago (Illustrator) (and I seem to remember there was another page included in that AFD too, but could be wrong). Cheers, Yomanganitalk 16:08, 26 September 2006 (UTC)

Sorry about that, the talk page redirected to the AfD and I think I just messed up. It's fixed now. Yanksox 19:16, 26 September 2006 (UTC)


007[edit]

Saw on RC. :) Just doing my job, sir.--Andeh 21:10, 26 September 2006 (UTC)

Creating a cult based around you is as far as I go, otherwise I'd be harrasing you. :p If you want me to forget you exist, just say the word!--Andeh 21:22, 26 September 2006 (UTC)


10,000[edit]

I thought you might like to get my 10,000th edit (here it is!), just to let you know I'm catching up.... Tyrenius 16:25, 27 September 2006 (UTC)

Hehe... the crazy one has, oh, 18588 or so... :) - CrazyRussian talk/email 16:34, 27 September 2006 (UTC)

Template:Db-spam[edit]

I noticed you deleted a template I created, Template:Db-spam. The deletion reason you gave referenced a comment by Ral315, who previously deleted a template by the same name. Ral315 characterized the deleted template as a "Rogue deletion for a CSD that doesn't exist." However, the template that I created referenced an existing CSD, G3, and was intended to be placed on pages whose creation constituted spam vandalism. Clearly, since not all creation of pages which appear to be comprised largely of advertising matter constitutes spam vandalism, many articles which are written as advertisements do not qualify for speedy deletion, and must be nominated for deletion through the AFD process. Nonetheless, in extreme cases, creation of advertisement articles does constitute spam vandalism, and such articles are subject to deletion under CSD G3. For instance, if a user creates twenty articles consisting of the same advertisement under different, unrelated, names, these articles are considered to be spam vandalism, and are subject to speedy deletion. I created this template in response to just such an occurrence. Similarly, if a user creates, say, an article comprised entirely of advertisements and links to various offshore pharmacies bearing no relation to the article title, I would consider such a page to be subject to speedy deletion under CSD G3. While there is an existing speedy deletion template for CSD G3, Template:Db-spam is valuable for a more precise description of why spam vandalism pages are subject to speedy deletion. Since I created Template:Db-spam for a legitimate purpose compatible with CSD G3, and with no intention of employing it to request "rogue deletion[s] for a CSD that doesn't exist", I would like to request undeletion of the template. Thank you. John254 01:13, 29 September 2006 (UTC)

As you state that "I'm currently taking a long Wikibreak for my studies", I am posting this issue on Deletion review. John254 03:51, 29 September 2006 (UTC)

Rumbled[edit]

Damn. And I thought it was so well hidden. On AN as a confessional. Tyrenius 00:47, 22 September 2006 (UTC)

RfA thanks[edit]

Hey Yanksox (aka Tyrenius, aka Alphachimp, aka Crzrussian :D) thankyou so much for supporting my recent RFA. I am absolutely thrilled that it passed with a final tally of 160/4/1. I feel completely humbled by the incredible support I received from so many fantastic editors and administrators. Thankyou. :) Cheers, Sarah Ewart (Talk) 11:42, 24 September 2006 (UTC)

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Removing actors from list[edit]

Please do not remove names from the List of gay porn stars until consensus has been reached to do so. This is being discussed on that article's talk page. Thanks.Chidom talk  21:44, 26 September 2006 (UTC)

Nishkid64's RfA thanks[edit]

Mad scientist.svg Thank you very much for participating in my RfA, which closed successfully earlier today with a result of (60/9/4). Although, I encountered a few problems in my RfA, I have peacefully resolved my conflicts and made amends with the people involved. If you have any further questions or suggestions, feel free talk to me. I hope I will live up to your expectations. --Nishkid64 22:14, 26 September 2006 (UTC)

Please Re-Protect Ed, Edd 'n' Eddy[edit]

Hello, it seems not everyone's got their issues solved out, so I request you relock this page until further notice. Just read the talk page, everyone is still in a fuss on what goes and doesn't go on this page, especially 71.138.27.69. DietLimeCola 05:56, 27 September 2006 (UTC)

WikiLove![edit]

Get it? A cardboardbox for Yanksox? Anyhow keep up the great work, you've contributed a lot to Wikipedia! :D (another ackward attempt at comedy by --TBCTaLk?!?

Check out[edit]

User:Clam_Dumpster hehe - CrazyRussian talk/email 16:38, 27 September 2006 (UTC)

User:Crzrussian/RfA2[edit]

I've been drafting this statement to put on the RfA talk page at the time of acceptance. Are there any other questions you think I should address? Post on my talk, or just add them in directly. If any of our sockpuppets or other legitimate users are reading this, feel free to do same. Toodles, - CrazyRussian talk/email 02:33, 29 September 2006 (UTC)

Wow[edit]

I love lunchtime ultimatums. I didn't know where you lived (other than town) for the first, oh, I don't know, month that I was with you. And, unforunately for this wonderful vandal, your name as a username is off the market... ;) (Yup, I looked at the history of a particular page out of sheer boredom and was shocked to see your name...) Too bad it's also an extremely common one, too, first and last together.

Anyhoo, just wanted to give you a heads up on your new fan club because I see the threat was removed from your talk page too.

Talk to you soon...sorry I was away from the computer and on gmail at the same time. >< Srose (talk) 19:13, 29 September 2006 (UTC)

Simon Pulsifer[edit]

Good call on the speedy restore. All I was able to do was put a note on the closing admin's talk page and the talk page of the speedy deleting admin, followed by a DRV notice. Agent 86 22:45, 30 September 2006 (UTC)

Yeah, if you look through the log you can tell that sometimes it's just deleted for A7 and then restored. There should be some Jimbo-only edit button. Yanksox 22:47, 30 September 2006 (UTC)
Well, that didn't last too long. Another admin decided that community consensus doesn't matter and not only deleted the article, but blocked recreation. Kinda discouraging to those of us who aren't admins - our opinion doesn't really count for much. Agent 86 09:34, 1 October 2006 (UTC)

WP:AN/Incidents[edit]

Hi, could you please take another look at the incident about sockpuppets? I think I have substantial evidence... --Alex (Talk) 23:57, 30 September 2006 (UTC)

Boston (disambiguation)[edit]

I have noted your changes to this page. They appear contrary to an agreement made recently on the Talk:Boston (disambiguation) page. I have not immediately reverted them since I don't wish to start an edit war. Please reconsider your edit in the light of the talk page and let me know your position. Specifically, you have placed Boston, Lincolnshire at the bottom of the list, whereas its historical importance rivals that of Boston, Massachusetts and certainly exceeds that of the other "cities" listed. SMeeds 11:46, 2 October 2006 (UTC)

Cancel that. Someone else has fixed it SMeeds 21:57, 2 October 2006 (UTC)

Sweet deal. Yanksox 01:51, 3 October 2006 (UTC)

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Behold - the Foliage![edit]

This profolic award is award to my favorite environmentalist. Let's hope your college offers remedial spelling. - CrazyRussian talk/email 01:38, 4 October 2006 (UTC)

I bet you're having fun, aren't you? I'm well aware of my lack of ability to spell. Btw, I'm an environmentalist? Yanksox 01:40, 4 October 2006 (UTC)

Of course you are. Environmentalists are profolic, republicans are antifolic. Dind't you get the memo? - CrazyRussian talk/email 01:42, 4 October 2006 (UTC)
I find that amusing since I'm supporting a republican in November. :P Yanksox 01:42, 4 October 2006 (UTC)

Admin coaching[edit]

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Wikibreak[edit]

Enjoy your time off and hope to see you back soon. — Moe 21:37, 8 October 2006 (UTC)

Categories at User talk:Yanksox/archive10[edit]

At User talk:Yanksox/archive10, you've been categorised as a rouge admin and open to recall. Is this intentional? PS: I hope you enjoy your wikibreak. --  Netsnipe  ►  17:27, 9 October 2006 (UTC)

Were[edit]

I see you deleted the article were under CSD G1, patent nonsense. How, pray tell, was it considered to be patent nonsense? It was a legitmite article about shapeshifters in mythology that's linked to from several pages.... I just want to get your side of things before I go to deletion review, if I have to. Thanks. _dk 18:54, 9 October 2006 (UTC)

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Hi there[edit]

Your "block" link is broken... and you should check your g-mail. (The one that's titled something to the effect of "brief but important".)

Talk to you later :)

Srose (talk) 23:08, 9 October 2006 (UTC)

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Argo Tea[edit]

A few months ago you, the crazy one, and I kind of agreed to give the above article some leeway and check back on its status. I just wanted to see what you thought. youngamerican (ahoy-hoy) 18:29, 10 October 2006 (UTC)

Juice Plus[edit]

Your insight is needed on the Juice Plus page. Rhode Island Red 16:50, 11 October 2006 (UTC)

Deletion of Jurabib AfD[edit]

Hello. I'm curious: why did you delete the ongoing AfD discussion of Jurabib? Did you mean to close the AfD and delete the article? Best, Sandstein 16:12, 14 October 2006 (UTC)

I'm too damn tired. Sorry. Yanksox 16:22, 14 October 2006 (UTC)

Feeling better?[edit]

Talk to ya tonight?

I was wrong about the block link being broken... it was just a glitch. :P Sorry. Srose (talk) 16:16, 14 October 2006 (UTC)

Permban[edit]

You blocked Nixer for 72 hours, I see. Note that he is an established sockpuppet (???? see bottom of user page) with a huge list of bans and accounts of vandalism. Time for permanent ban? --Daniel575 | (talk) 16:52, 14 October 2006 (UTC)

This is something that might need to go to ANI or Arbcom. It's too big to be decided by a sole person. Yanksox 16:53, 14 October 2006 (UTC)

Nixer[edit]

I'm prepared to unblock him - it was an easily fixed pagemove and the talk page conversation was a bit fragmented and unpleasant. At least it's not another 3rr violation, which he has made a habit of. You ok with that? The Land 17:43, 14 October 2006 (UTC)

I'm cool with that. I'm worried about past beahvior. Maybe he and Daniel should be taken under arbom or an RfC? Yanksox 17:45, 14 October 2006 (UTC)

My apologies on the page created for "Cromwell Architects Engineers". The intent was to create a page that described the firm and it's history, and instead the individual that did the page basically did a copy/paste from a business development page...I intend to re-do the page personally, spending more time describing the history of the firm, it's individuality amongst many other architectural firms, and to keep the page as an explanation of what it is, rather than blatently looking like a "hire us" page.

Again, my sincerest apologies, and this will be corrected and done appropriately.

Tim Collier

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Howdy[edit]

When you get a chance, I responded to your last question on my admin coaching page. --cholmes75 (chit chat) 21:18, 19 October 2006 (UTC)

Muchas gracias[edit]

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Pencils down class![edit]

Thanks for the great questions on my coaching page, I have left responses. --cholmes75 (chit chat) 14:33, 21 October 2006 (UTC)

Nigerian Yellow Pages on deletion review[edit]

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A very Californian RfA thanks from Luna Santin[edit]

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Thanks for your support in my not-so-recent RfA, which succeeded with a final tally of (97/4/4)! I've never been able to accept compliments gracefully, and the heavy support from this outstanding community left me at a complete loss for words -- so, a very belated thank you for all of your kind words.

I have done and will continue to do the utmost to serve the community in this new capacity, wherever it may take me, and to set an example others might wish to follow in. With a little luck and a lot of advice, this may be enough. Maybe someday the enwiki admins of the future will look back and say, "Yeah, that guy was an admin." Hopefully then they don't start talking about the explosive ArbComm case I got tied into and oh what a drama that was, but we'll see, won't we?

Surely some of you have seen me in action by now; with that in mind, I openly invite and welcome any feedback here or here -- help me become the best editor and sysop I can be.

Again, thank you. –Luna Santin
Your comment was one I'll remember for a good time. :) Thanks for your trust. Luna Santin 20:14, 24 October 2006 (UTC)

Vandalism[edit]

Scorpion0422 is refusing to allow cited material to remain on the Second City Television article, and removed a topic about it from his talk page. Please investigate. Thanks for all your help. -- Elaich 01:17, 26 October 2006 (UTC)

It is not cited. The article it cites doesn't support its claims. All it does is compare the similarities between two characters and claim one is based on another. I explain all this in the Talk page. I justified my edits and that hardly counts as vandalism. -- Scorpion0422 01:59, 26 October 2006 (UTC)
No vandalism, this is a content dispute. Yanksox 02:34, 27 October 2006 (UTC)

Vandalism[edit]

Scorpion0422 is refusing to allow cited material to remain on the Second City Television article, and removed a topic about it from his talk page. Please investigate. Thanks for all your help. -- Elaich 01:17, 26 October 2006 (UTC)

It is not cited. The article it cites doesn't support its claims. All it does is compare the similarities between two characters and claim one is based on another. I explain all this in the Talk page. I justified my edits and that hardly counts as vandalism. -- Scorpion0422 01:59, 26 October 2006 (UTC)
No vandalism, this is a content dispute. Yanksox 02:34, 27 October 2006 (UTC)

Deletion[edit]

Hey Yanksox, I was wondering if you could elaborate on this deletion log entry, cheers --Michael Billington (talkcontribs) 07:37, 27 October 2006 (UTC)

It was a redlink to something in Daniel.Bryant's userspace. Yanksox 19:21, 27 October 2006 (UTC)

Deleted items due to neutrality[edit]

Hi Just checking ... can you please let me know which category and what items were deleted? I thought I had a written quote for each item I listed. Please clarify. Thanks so much Servinghim 01:38, 28 October 2006 (UTC)servinghim

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