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Syracuse reviving and can use your help!

Hi Zero Serenity-- Just a note to claim that Wikipedia:WikiProject Syracuse, New York is at least somewhat revived, with a couple people contributing and a good number of new articles. See the new article list on the main webpage of the project. Hope you can return and participate! doncram (talk) 01:48, 25 December 2007 (UTC)

We are in dire need of objectivity and common sense.

There is some controversy regarding the controversy regarding ITT Tech. I have a stated bias. (I guess maybe I should have kept that a secret.) At present the article is biased in the other direction. I would love it if you could take a look and leave a comment in the talk page.Veecort (talk) 03:48, 26 November 2008 (UTC)

RW sandbox page

Best try I've seen yet for an article on RW :-) The trouble I can see with what you have so far is that the press coverage is mentions of RW, but not actually about RW. I suspect courting the press is something that's basically not worth it for a Wikipedia article ... - David Gerard (talk) 22:42, 12 December 2013 (UTC)

I'm trying to make it as good and notable as possible. I don't consider it an easy project, but then again, what is? Zero Serenity (talk) 22:44, 12 December 2013 (UTC)

Xbox One Black Friday sales

I am continuing to revert edits made by User:Sergecross73 on the Xbox One page regarding the Black Friday sales being attributed to a shortage of PlayStation 4 consoles. I just would like to thank you for agreeing the article should be objective. Happy editing. HypedBeaver13 (talk) 02:22, 13 December 2013 (UTC)

Outside of "who is right, who is wrong", this is not the correct way to handle disputes on Wikipedia. If there's a dispute, you're supposed to follow WP:BRD. (One of your "boldly" removed it, I "reverted", and then we "discuss". That process does not including continually editing to your preferred version - it's supposed to stay as is, until/unless there is consensus to change. You shouldn't be commending one another for edit warring. Sergecross73 msg me 13:57, 13 December 2013 (UTC)
I am thanking for him agreeing that an article should be objective, not edit warring.HypedBeaver13 (talk) 18:48, 13 December 2013 (UTC)

Helloedeedoodiley

Hey,

if you have nothing else to do but come change the _facts_ posted over the internets, please do not bother!

Nosepea68 (talk) 04:38, 15 February 2014 (UTC)

I didn't. Read this tweet to understand the changes. Zero Serenity (talk) 04:43, 15 February 2014 (UTC)

Derp a lot?

Now do you? Derpati derp.

Nosepea68 (talk) 14:06, 15 February 2014 (UTC)

Welcome

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Kewtea

I've reported Kewtea at WP:AN3 for edit-warring with you. Jackmcbarn (talk) 03:35, 19 February 2014 (UTC)

Been rather frustrating. Zero Serenity (talk) 03:57, 19 February 2014 (UTC)

Anita Sarkeesian

I left a comment on your post on the YouTube personalities talk page regarding Anita Sarkeesian. It needs a response to officially determine whether she makes it on the list or not. Mr. C.C.Hey yo!I didn't do it! 01:35, 23 February 2014 (UTC)

Xbox

Xbox article... It's strange that the lede makes no mention at all of the games people play on the machine. I think the lede should mention the most popular games, like Halo and call of dutyOnBeyondZebrax (talk) 19:20, 12 March 2014 (UTC)

It does in the first six words ("The Xbox is a video gaming"). Also, with the exception of Jimmy Wales, you should really not be editing the user pages of other people. Zero Serenity (talk) 19:43, 12 March 2014 (UTC)

Youtube Celebrity

Hey, I added a reliable resource for proof that Stampylonghead has more than 2 million subscribers. It's on his Youtube Channel Here's the [|talk page] again — Preceding unsigned comment added by TheQ Editor (talkcontribs) 19:48, 18 March 2014 (UTC)

Responded, and no you didn't. Zero Serenity (talk) 20:00, 18 March 2014 (UTC)

Sarkeesian talk

We might disagree about this, but I don't think it's appropriate to box or archive an ongoing RFC without first closing it. Based on the guidelines for closing such discussions, I'd prefer that an uninvolved party close the process, though there's no policy which prevents an involved party from closing the procedure when consensus is clear (and I think you and I agree on that point). I'm suggesting you unbox the discussion, and list it for close at Wikipedia:Administrators'_noticeboard/Requests_for_closure. You should feel under no obligation to follow my suggestion, but I'm offering my two cents because I think it's the best outcome. Thanks for your well-considered work in the area. BusterD (talk) 21:10, 4 April 2014 (UTC)

Apologies, Zero, but I've reverted the close per Buster's comments, and made a request at WP:AN/RFC to get an uninvolved editor to re-close it. I agree that the consensus was clear, but as the close was slightly malformed and the topic is so contentious, I think it would be best to let an experienced, uninvolved admin have a crack at it. Thanks,--Cúchullain t/c 22:40, 6 April 2014 (UTC)

Neil deGrasse Tyson

I reverted your "revert". According to references Neil deGrasse Tyson is a multicultural person since he is of Puerto Rican and Afro-American descent. Does he being born in the Bronx mean that he is not of Afro-American descent? No, I didn't think so, nor he less a Puerto Rican for it. If you take the time to read the heading of the list you will notice that both people who are Puerto Rican or of Puerto Rican decent are included. In accordance to Wikipedia policy we rely on reliable verifiable sources. therefore see for yourself: Puerto Rican astrophysicist set to inspire next generation to reach for the stars with new science show. Thank you and take care.Tony the Marine (talk) 05:58, 2 May 2014 (UTC)

May 2014

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Your recent editing history at Neil deGrasse Tyson shows that you are currently engaged in an edit war. Being involved in an edit war can result in your being blocked from editing—especially if you violate the three-revert rule, which states that an editor must not perform more than three reverts on a single page within a 24-hour period. Undoing another editor's work—whether in whole or in part, whether involving the same or different material each time—counts as a revert. Also keep in mind that while violating the three-revert rule often leads to a block, you can still be blocked for edit warring—even if you don't violate the three-revert rule—should your behavior indicate that you intend to continue reverting repeatedly.

To avoid being blocked, instead of reverting please consider using the article's talk page to work toward making a version that represents consensus among editors. See BRD for how this is done. You can post a request for help at a relevant noticeboard or seek dispute resolution. In some cases, you may wish to request temporary page protection. NeilN talk to me 17:02, 2 May 2014 (UTC)

Talk page is in use. I'm keeping tabs on this. Zero Serenity (talk) 17:03, 2 May 2014 (UTC)
Yes, I see that but please don't revert again if the other party reverts. You could be blocked even if the talk page is in use. --NeilN talk to me 17:11, 2 May 2014 (UTC)

Payday 2

Hi, can you explain this revert? WJLA is a RS. Instaurare (talk) 18:06, 21 May 2014 (UTC)

The writer of said article does seem a bit too ill-informed about the game to be considered accurate. Similarly, the developer named in the article is not even the developer of said video game. Finally, this just seems like a single opinion piece that could be similarly leveled at Grand Theft Auto, Mortal Kombat or anything else of the sort. No need to single out Payday. Zero Serenity (talk) 18:30, 21 May 2014 (UTC)

xbox

there is no talk page on this linking article. And i didn't insult anyone only Microsoft.--Crossswords (talk) 21:03, 16 July 2014 (UTC)

Doesn't matter. I'm assuming bad faith out of you because you left said remark. Zero Serenity (talk - contributions) 22:10, 16 July 2014 (UTC)
While I agree with your stance, you've done a lot more reverting than you should yourself. Please try to wait until discussions are over, and consensus is formed, before doing so much reverting. Thanks. Sergecross73 msg me 02:39, 17 July 2014 (UTC)
Hence why I stopped and asked for help now. Zero Serenity (talk - contributions) 02:46, 17 July 2014 (UTC)
I know, and that was good. I just say it because some Admin start blocking before breaking 3RR, and can do so rightly. Sergecross73 msg me 02:48, 17 July 2014 (UTC)

Rachel Maddow

I undid your edit to Rachel Maddow as the fields you added are not part of the template. To see what is available, see template:infobox person. There are other infoboxes for people here Category:People infobox templates. Cheers Jim1138 (talk) 21:44, 5 August 2014 (UTC)

Anime Syracuse

I wanted to give you a more specific answer as to why Anime Syracuse right now doesn't have a Wikipedia article. After searching in the local Syracuse media, I found very little coverage of Anime Syracuse except from WAER and a piece that was borderline press release on syracuse.com. Attempting to get more reports from the local media including TV and Newspapers would help get the con enough notability for an article to be created. It also might not hurt to revisit all the Animecons.com entries, checking for missing events, attendance figures, and guest list changes. Esw01407 (talk) 20:03, 17 August 2014 (UTC)

No need. I was more thinking "Wha?" when I saw Tora-con got an article and thought it really didn't deserve (as in notability) one yet. Zero Serenity (talk - contributions) 20:45, 17 August 2014 (UTC)

Tags in lede

Just fyi, more than one editor has added citation needed tags to the lede, then been reverted.[1][2]; as well as adding POV tags and being reverted. So, to prevent further warring I protected the article so the editors can find consensus to add or not to add citations. Dreadstar 15:37, 20 August 2014 (UTC)

Hey

Welcome to the site! Feel free to contact me if you need any help! NEXT (talk) 18:02, 26 August 2014 (UTC)

Thanks...been here eight years already! Zero Serenity (talk - contributions) 18:09, 26 August 2014 (UTC)
Oh. Sorry. NEXT (talk) 18:12, 26 August 2014 (UTC)
I'm not offended, but just a bit flabbergasted...I guess. Zero Serenity (talk - contributions) 18:17, 26 August 2014 (UTC)

On another note, can I help you get Paday 2 to GA? I would love to help! NEXT (talk) 23:09, 26 August 2014 (UTC)

Oh please do! Zero Serenity (talk - contributions) 01:54, 27 August 2014 (UTC)
Great! Let's take the article to FA then! URDNEXT (talk) 09:53, 27 August 2014 (UTC)

Payday 2

I'm starting work on the article now. Will be taking notes and starting a draft for it as well. URDNEXT (talk) 14:38, 29 August 2014 (UTC)

DragonForce "Frontman" edit

Hey there

The reason why I have continually edited the order of the band members is because the frontman, as is with all bands, should appear first. It is both mentioned and referenced in the article, "...would be seeking a new frontman..." and "announced their new vocalist and frontman, Marc Hudson." None of these phrases were my own; they came from the references themselves. Therefore, to say that the vocalist is not the frontman, in this case, is not true.

Also, if you don't like a particular part of my edit (or any edit), you should just change that part manually rather than revert the whole thing; doing that means you've disregarded everything else that I have put all of my time and effort into, all because you didn't like one particular thing (and you never mentioned anything about the rest of the edit). I believe that the way I've done the order is correct, and it is for this reason that I reverted back to the version with my edits. I hope you understand my reasoning. Kind regards, 4TheWynne (talk) 11:24, 30 August 2014 (UTC)

Tropes

Zero, as a friendly reminder, please don't revert anymore on Tropes vs. Women in Video Games today (barring something obvious like a BLP violation). You're already at 3 reverts and we don't need you blocked right now. The consensus on the talk page has clearly established consensus against the removal.--Cúchullain t/c 16:02, 11 September 2014 (UTC)

I see myself at the 3RR problem right now. I just hope to friggin' hell nothing else happens today... Zero Serenity (talk - contributions) 16:03, 11 September 2014 (UTC)
If it does, we'll handle it, and of course you can continue discussion on the talk page. I'm sure Diego will avoid reverting as well.--Cúchullain t/c 16:06, 11 September 2014 (UTC)
I removed the link to thunderf00t's video, but the other link stands due to it being on a website other than Youtube. (Emigdioofmiami (talk) 18:40, 11 September 2014 (UTC))

reassurence for those who think that all positive stuff about anita gets threw

I interviewed singer Andrew Sarkeesian, who is a not related to Anita, however he said that he supports Anita in what she does. He's a singer, (not a mojor one but still has appeared in some dance music songs) Does this mean the article needs to mention andy? no it doesn't. Is my radio show a good source? maybe or maybe not. If i spoke with someone more well known like Yoko Ono or Susan Roman then maybe as there are more people who can easily contact said people to confirm or deny anything that is said. As for Andrew, he's not well known and doesn't have much of an online presence, being form Iraque and also not a tech fan.

There you go. Someone who doesn't like Anita Sarkeesian, but interviewed someoen who aggrees with her to some extent says that we can't use it as a cource of what andrew said. 199.101.61.190 (talk) 04:03, 21 September 2014 (UTC)

*Scratches head* I'm not sure if you're trying to tell me something here or not. Is there something you think would be useful or? Zero Serenity (talk - contributions) 04:20, 21 September 2014 (UTC)

I'm not a part of that crew

I have no idea what you mean about not being American enough but as a Canadian myself, I don't understand how she *could* be a US citizen unless she a) has a parent born on US soil or b) she wasn't a Canadian citizen at birth due to her parents being diplomats or c) married a US citizen.

I know lots of people her age (my age) in the US who are from Canada, yet none of them have obtained citizenship and thus are not Canadian-Americans.

More to the point, I could "identify" as a citizen of Mozambique, but that doesn't necessarily make me Mozambican. If the discussion is over, it's over; That doesn't help Wikipedia at all. -JakobusVP (talk) 00:20, 25 November 2014 (UTC)

Immigrating to the US is entirely possible. Zero Serenity (talk - contributions) 00:38, 25 November 2014 (UTC)

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Re: Weak COI

I applied for a job there (as well as at several other companies). To the best of my knowledge I have never edited any of their pages, and plan on keeping it that way to avoid any appearance of a COI. Looking at my last few hundred edits, I think it's pretty safe to say I will never apply to any organization who's page I have edited (John William Pope Foundation, Smithfield Foods, Civitas Institute being the main ones) =) Cheers a13ean (talk) 18:37, 8 January 2015 (UTC)

Seth Andrews references

Here are the references you listed on the Seth Andrews talk page (I don't think restoring the whole talk page is necessary):

Deor (talk) 17:29, 15 January 2015 (UTC)

Exploding Kittens

I sort of halfway reverted your recent revert on the Exploding Kittens article. The Achievements section is factual and not a WP:COPYVIO so I added that back. The "Stretch Goals" section was a complete copyvio so I left that out. I've started a conversation on the article talk page if you want to discuss this. —    Bill W.    (Talk)  (Contrib)  (User:Wtwilson3)  — 16:14, 6 February 2015 (UTC)

Quotes - Xbox One

I noticed you removed the quotes in this edit citing "doesn't make sense" in the edit summary. However, several references also have the phrase listed in quotes, such as this one, indicating that it was Microsoft's choice of words. That should justify leaving them in. --GoneIn60 (talk) 18:28, 15 June 2015 (UTC)

That's more used as a direct quote from MS as opposed to using it as an adjective. When written that way it reads more "Allegedly" than "Has". I've still got lots more to write here. Zero Serenity (talk - contributions) 18:33, 15 June 2015 (UTC)
OK, fair enough. --GoneIn60 (talk) 18:40, 15 June 2015 (UTC)

Removing the fact that microsoft use pc's to demo their consoles.

This should be in the article because its common knowledge amongst gamers that Microsoft does this to make their console seem to achieve a higher graphical fidelity and frame rate then it actually does. The citations are not questionable and provide enough proof that this happened. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Starknight1997 (talkcontribs) 18:05, 20 June 2015 (UTC)

your theory

I don't know why a couple people at the talkpage for Anita Sarkeesian believe that I'm trolling, or that I wish to harass anita. As i've stated, i'm actually friends with a relative of her (no it's not andrew sarkeesian, he's not even related to her at all) who's name i won't say out of respect for him. I feel that if I was to start harassing Anita it would dammage our long-running friendship.

I was trying to be ruondabout in bringing up the discrepency of Anita's birth year and ehr birth place, the issue was thankfully resolved by strongjam, but a couple people there believe that I am trolling. Is it because i'm not feminist? or does it simply look like trolling from my part? Do you think you can fill thi smancunian in on your views on this whole trolling accusation? thanks

Glory Man UNited!

Eric Ramus — Preceding unsigned comment added by 199.195.166.103 (talk) 04:29, 4 October 2015 (UTC)

Hatred (video game)

There was a citation need tag on the text before, for which I agreed.

  1. Not in the article The controversy surrounding Hatred was ultimately overshadowed by criticism of the quality of the game itself
  2. In the article, but cherry picked. There was good press too. Also Turned a critic to critics. which critics felt was "boring" and lacked variation. Hatred was also criticized for not being as controversial as previously expected, and some critics drew comparisons...

This is not a summation. It needs to be fixed or it goes. Bgwhite (talk) 23:19, 20 October 2015 (UTC)

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Shutting down discussions

Is it standard fare for you to go around shutting down discussions you disagree with? Second Quantization (talk) 23:41, 3 November 2015 (UTC)

Its standard fare to go around shutting down discussions that are not productive. Zero Serenity (talk - contributions) 23:44, 3 November 2015 (UTC)
It's not for you to decide if a discussion is productive or not. If you hat my discussions again I will report the incident to ANI, Second Quantization (talk) 23:48, 3 November 2015 (UTC)

Jim Sterling does not have 2 kids

You said my change was uncited and reverted it; why is it okay for the original info not to be cited, either? There is absolutely no public evidence for why someone should believe he has two kids, and that's because he's never said or done anything that suggested he had anyone but a step-child.

I realize it was an anonymous change, but I had as much proof as anyone else provided.

I'll have him tweet later that he doesn't have two kids so you can have your citation... The one that you didn't require when someone pulled out of their ass that he has two kids.

Thanks. MxSterling (talk) 20:53, 11 November 2015 (UTC)

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Tropes vs. Women in Video Games

Specifically, could you explain what I wrote that was factually inaccurate and why you reported me?

Barackaddict (talk) 23:22, 17 April 2016 (UTC)

Accuracy doesn't matter. You violated WP:3RR. Zero Serenity (talk - contributions) 23:29, 17 April 2016 (UTC)

That is only because people kept deleting factually accurate and well referenced information from reputable sources. Is that not perfect grounds for undoing such sabotage? I know this isn't a legitimate defence but I am new here and wasn't aware of that rule.

Barackaddict (talk) 23:35, 17 April 2016 (UTC)

In fact I'm curious as to why you decided to delete my final edit. Would you please explain that? Your only message was "Stop this" and to report me. It was all well placed in the article, factually accurate, well cited and alongside relevant information.

Barackaddict (talk) 23:41, 17 April 2016 (UTC)

I already told you the statement by itself is loaded. Zero Serenity (talk - contributions) 23:53, 17 April 2016 (UTC)

I took that on board in my revisions. In the final revision the statistics were put next to the part about allegations of fund mis-use. It's not like these figures are made up, they're from the Feminist Frequency Annual Report. The factual information from primary sources was only put in to substantiate the article. Barackaddict (talk) 00:06, 18 April 2016 (UTC) Barackaddict (talk) 14:55, 19 April 2016 (UTC)

Would you support the undoing of the removal of my final edit on the Tropes vs. Women: Video Games page? And if not, why not? And are there revisions that you would like such that you could accept the official Feminist Frequency budget details being included? Thanks. Barackaddict (talk) 18:06, 19 April 2016 (UTC)

Colloquialism & Referenced Terms

Removing content that is pertinent to discussion; to be filtered through your opinions, is not only against the T&C of Wiki standards, it is offensive to the editor who wrote said content. the term 'Feminazi' is an accepted term by the opponents of Third Wave Feminism, and so is pertinent to the discussion. Wikipedia is very clear about editing talk pages. do not edit my talk content again.

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Yes, I reported you. leave my discussion alone. Dava4444 (talk) 17:23, 18 April 2016 (UTC)

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Export hell seidel steiner.png Lol. Cheers! DonQuixote (talk) 18:35, 19 April 2016 (UTC)

A brownie for you!

Brownie transparent.png Hope you're not allergic to chocolate. :P DonQuixote (talk) 19:06, 19 April 2016 (UTC)
That's better! Zero Serenity (talk - contributions) 19:12, 19 April 2016 (UTC)

Sandbox subpages

Note that sandbox subpages should always be created with a lowercase s. Because you used an uppercase letter instead for several pages, you accidentally duplicated existing sandboxes. Jackmcbarn (talk) 21:12, 22 April 2016 (UTC)

Well, crud. I'm about to pack this in, can you help me scrub in a minute? Zero Serenity (talk - contributions) 21:19, 22 April 2016 (UTC)

Killer Instinct

Thanks for all you're doing to keep the KI2013 page clean and up to date. I saw you add in information on the various purchase bundles, mentioning that you knew some information was missing, so I thought I'd help fill in the blanks. According to the official KI site's update on S3 pricing info (which you could use as a source for the section as a whole)...

  • The Ultra packs also include all of a character's Premium Accessories in addition to the retro costumes.
  • The Season 3 Ultra pack also includes additional colors for the 8 Season 3 characters, plus a Double XP Booster; the extra KI Gold was just a limited-time offer for pre-orders and release-window purchases.
  • There's also a third bundle that was released for Season 3, the "Supreme Edition", which contains everything in the other three Ultra Packs (minus the two KI Classic games if you buy the PC bundle).

I do hope this is useful, although there's probably a way to rewrite the section as prose instead of a bulleted list. I'd be willing to take a crack at it if you think it'd help at all. -- 136.181.195.25 (talk) 15:24, 25 April 2016 (UTC)

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Death Battle

The issue with the original format is that because of the transition from Screwattack to Rooster Teeth, the links became faulty. I've restored most of them at this point, included the links to the newer episodes, and added more citations to the points before the episodes for good measure which should be satisfactory. I will restore the rest of the links tomorrow. Please tell me if you have anymore issues with this.

RationalWiki

Hello. You said here "We haven't done an SSL cert yet." Well, what are you people waiting for? There's Let's Encrypt to generate free certificates...--200.223.199.146 (talk) 10:09, 6 February 2017 (UTC)

We're working on it. That's all I can say really. Zero Serenity (talk - contributions) 15:10, 6 February 2017 (UTC)
I believe you're not:

Searching quickly, I noticed RationalWiki is notified each month about not having the free https certificate, and nothing is done. You should probably admit you think HTTPS is part of a conspiracy.--200.223.199.146 (talk) 10:38, 13 February 2017 (UTC)

Wikipedia & Youtube Project

Hi Zero Serenity,

My name’s Alex. I’m a student at American University, and I’m working on a project on Wikipedia and Youtube. I noticed you made a relatively large amount of edits to the List of Youtubers Wikipedia page and I was wondering if I could get your input on a few questions.

1. After talking to a few Wikipedians and doing some research, it seems as though Youtubers have a harder time obtaining a Wikipedia page and/or higher quality pages than other “traditional” professions. Do you agree with this assessment? If so, why do you think this is?

2. What could Wikipedia change to better accommodate notable figures from newer platforms like Youtube? What could Youtube do to better live up to Wikipedia standards?

3. If you could change the guidelines on Notability in any way, what changes would you make and why? If not, why do you think they’re stable enough that future societal progression could still be covered equally?

I look forward to hearing back from you.

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Universal Windows Platform as a DRM / anti tamper technology for software on its article

Hello, regarding the revert you did on the article Universal Windows Platform. i understand that UWP has diferent implementations/uses, and one of the big ones is the DRM for software released with UWP (that goes almost unoticeable on the wikipedia article), one of the big challenges for any DRM on software is the copy protection/antitamper/piracy on videogames sector, such efforts to protect videogames from piracy were unsuscessfull, untill denuvo were launched some years ago, on its early days it successfully prevented piracy from the games protected with that DRM, but from some time has been defeated and not only that but also quicker after each release, with the Microsoft Windows 10 Store UWP protection system, they tried to do similar, and this month as you can see on the references, this UWP DRM protection system was for the first time defeated, and on its second defeat was on a windows store exclusive Age of Empires Definitive edition, and not only that but also was cracked only 3 days after the games release. i may be wrong, but it seems that you think that this part/side/view of the UWP is not worth of mention on the main wikipedia UWP article i belive this crucial information is worth to be added to wikipedia. maybe the way i added it may have flaws. but from the videogame industry and DRM protection point of view, this are very important facts. that are worth to be noticeable on the article. and dont fit any of the current sections of the article (Compatibility, Deployment or Reception).

UWP can be a way to implement software on diferent platforms, etc,... to but also its current role/effect is as a DRM protection system much like Denuvo

i hope you may help to, adapt or, change how to add all that important info and those facts to the UWP article because are very relevat to that article. at least that was my intention when i added my edit to the article --WiZaRd SaiLoR (talk) 21:24, 24 February 2018 (UTC)

We don't have large chunks on Steam related to its DRM, let alone a way to crack it open. And as a UWP developer (really), none of us really invest the idea of using it for DRM. It's just not the primary feature. Zero Serenity (talk - contributions) 01:54, 25 February 2018 (UTC)

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Hi Serenity, I saw you're one of the few active editors on WP:SYNY, and I was hoping you could help me review some changes to a relevant article. I recently proposed some updates to the article for Onondaga Lake over on the talk page, but it doesn't attract many visitors. The sections I'm focused on were quite out of date, and I'd appreciate any feedback I can get to ensure that these edits are quality and Wikipedia-compliant. If you have the time, could you take a look?--FacultiesIntact (talk) 18:49, 25 April 2018 (UTC)

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