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Halibutt and the support template

Three times now, User:Halibutt has reverted attempts to change his messages containing the deleted support template to a simple support. This morning when I changed them I left a message on his talk page here explaning why they must be changed, but he didn't acknowledge my message at all, he simply changed them back, and has done so again since then. I can't think of a way to explain things to him any clearer than I already have done, so I'm asking you all what should be done? This is the first time I've been involved in a situation like this, so before I start doing things I shouldn't I'd appreciate some advice or assistance. Thanks. Raven4x4x 10:57, 28 October 2005 (UTC)

This is interesting. He did it twice on the Sheep nomination, I had no idea he had kept doing it elsewhere. As I'm sure you've seen, there are also messages on his talk page from Enochlau, Fir002, ulayiti, and others regarding the support template. Apparently, he re-added it and had it deleted again. If it bothers him that much, he could just use Fir0002's template page, or make his own.PiccoloNamek 11:32, 28 October 2005 (UTC) Edit: I just removed the Support template from the Veszprém church nomination. (Again.)PiccoloNamek 11:32, 28 October 2005 (UTC)
User:Halibutt is a well established and experienced editor, although I don't think he's expressed much interest in FPC before the 16th October. He also recreated the {{Support}} and delete templates on the 16th and has been using it since. You may be looking at an example of WP:POINT. -- Solipsist 12:04, 28 October 2005 (UTC)
As I noted on the talk pages of most (if not all) users who revert-warred on my comments, it's not a matter of my comments in dire need of fixing, but with the template. Apparently someone who unilaterally deleted the template forgot to use the and