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Below are my archived Discussions. Please do not edit this page. Thank you. This page was last edited on 01:34, 20 February 2006 (UTC)


Meetup[edit]

Several users have expressed an interest in having a meetup in Newark in the near future. Would you and/or User:Insaneindian be interested? Raul654 06:33, 3 February 2006 (UTC)

I assume we're talking about Newark, not Newark. I might be able to come, but it will depend on when it is. Don't make a decision based on me because I might not make it. InsaneIndian is not in homeroom today, but I'll ask him later in class. I was contacted by a reporter of the Community News (Hockessin, Greenville, etc.) through Wikipedia and he wants to interview me about Wikipedians in Delaware. I assume you were contacted also Mark? If you want to invite him to the meetup, I can get you his contact info. --ʀ6ʍɑʏ89 12:58, 3 February 2006 (UTC)
(1) Yes, Newark, Delawere. Almost certainly on a saturday afternoon (to avoid schedule conflicts) (2) Kevin already interviewed me :) Raul654 16:45, 3 February 2006 (UTC)

I've officially announced the meetup - see Wikipedia:Meetup/Newark. If you know anyone else from the area who would be interested, please let them know. Raul654 06:06, 11 February 2006 (UTC)

Alright. I added myself to the list. --ʀ6ʍɑʏ89 15:19, 11 February 2006 (UTC)

School stubs[edit]

G'day R6MaY89, yes there is a naming convention for stubs see here. Cheers -- Ianblair23 (talk) 00:21, 17 February 2006 (UTC)

AWB[edit]

Hi there. This is just a friendly notice to be careful when using AWB. This [1] edit is the one I am referring to. The American President automatically redirects to The American President (film) so it wasn't really needed. Normally I wouldn't notice, but when you submitted it, you submitted it as The American President (film) instead of The American President. Happy editing! --PS2pcGAMER (talk) 00:59, 20 February 2006 (UTC)

Ah, I didn't realize you were working on double redirects. Good work. --PS2pcGAMER (talk) 01:40, 20 February 2006 (UTC)

Page[edit]

Hi, nice page design, unfortunately it doesn't work for 800x600 users :( Is there any way to code the curves instead of using an image? Arniep 01:22, 20 February 2006 (UTC)

  • Unfortunately the code cannot adopt curves like that. Primarily because only good browser's (Firefox for instance) can display that code. Also, wikipedia does not permit CSS code unless each user implements it himself. What I will do is shrink the design to make it fit in 800x600. I plan to change the color anyway (i hate the orange), so I will do it at that time. Thanks for your input.--ʀ6ʍɑʏ89 01:28, 20 February 2006 (UTC)
    • Damn internet explorer users! Arniep 01:40, 20 February 2006 (UTC)
    • This user page has some curves, but no shading. Arniep 02:15, 20 February 2006 (UTC)
      • Yea, because it uses "-moz-border-radius:20px;" but try it in IE. Also, if I used these browser methods, I couldn't pull off the shadow effect. --ʀ6ʍɑʏ89 02:28, 20 February 2006 (UTC)


Meetup reminder[edit]

Just a reminder that there will be a meetup in Newark, DE, this saturday at 3:00 PM. (Since people have complained after previous meetups that they had forgotten about it, this message is going to everyone listed on Wikipedia:Meetup/Newark) Raul654 15:37, 23 February 2006 (UTC)

Abqaiq[edit]

I removed the section referring to the terrorist attack because it is not worth a whole section in the main city article. However I left a note linking to it. Let me know if you dissent. Thanks. - Eagleamn 02:05, 26 February 2006 (UTC)

Sexual Victimization of Native American Women[edit]

You voted to keep this article. It is still a very bad article. Since you obviously thought that it has merit, maybe you would be interested in bringing it in line with Wikipedia policy. If you are unwilling or unable to fix this article, maybe you should consider not voting to keep articles like this in future AfD votes. BrianGCrawfordMA 20:21, 2 March 2006 (UTC)

Editing of Cab Page[edit]

A friend and I, both students at Cab, have been working on the article this afternoon. We threw in a section on nicknames and student culture, based on the decision that they are acceptable on WP because they are part of the culture. If you do not agree, please let me know so we can dialogue and decide what is best for Wikipedia. I have found nothing to dissuade me in WP: NOT, but perhaps your obviously greater familiarity with WP can shed some light on my perceptions? I look forward to hearing from you. -Jim, 11th Grade, Cab Calloway School

Hello Jim. It's nice to meet you, I am a senior at Charter. The reason that that information is not relevant on WP is because, though it is part of Cab culture, it would not be useful to anyone that does not attend your school (or otherwise know your teachers). Think of a real encyclopedia. You would never find info like this in it; the cultural portion of an article should be about how an organization's members relate to members of other organizations. If there is a tradition in Cab theater that somehow carries out into its performances (which are seen be people across Delaware, not just students and parents), then that may be relevant. But the nicknames of a teacher or technical instrument are not. I hope this makes sense to you. I know how frustrating it can be to put a lot of work into writing something only to have it deleted, but I hope that this experience does not turn you off from editing more articles in the future. By the way, if you want to read some school articles that are excellently written, see Stuy, TJHSST or Charter School of Wilmington (only excellent by my opinions, not by consensus). --ʀ6ʍɑʏ89 02:08, 9 March 2006 (UTC)

Concerning Linux...[edit]

If you have [a Linux distro] that you think I will be able to not be disgusted by, please contact me. Basically I'm looking for one the is a perfect substitute for Windows without the bugs and the price.

You might want to check out the article named Linux is not Windows to find out why you didn't find such a Linux, and uh, I see you haven't tried Linspire yet, which is the most Windows-stribing Linux out there, so you might want to try that as it may be the only one that even closly qualifies for such a requirement.

Personally, I prefer Gentoo, but then again, my requirement for a good OS is not "One that works like Windows". :)

DarkPhoenix 19:56, 22 March 2006 (UTC)

Thanks! My situation has changed a little since I wrote that, but I appreciate your input. I'll definitely look into Linspire. --ʀ6ʍɑʏ89 01:01, 23 March 2006 (UTC)

Last.fm[edit]

Hey, I just noticed you're one of my girlfriend's neighbors on last.fm (Her username is NotQuiteGeek)! I just thought that was a rather odd coincidence; maybe the internet's not so big after all... -Varco 03:06, 12 April 2006 (UTC)

CS Maps afd[edit]

Hello, I just wanted to let you know that all of the CS map articles are being voted for deletion. I figured you'd want to know since you contributed significantly to them. Varco 04:51, 19 May 2006 (UTC)


Wikipedia:Conservative_notice_board[edit]

Hello, I noticed that you identify as a conservative Wikipedian. So I would like to invite you to post any conservative issues you might have over at the new project page, Wikipedia:Conservative_notice_board. Thanks. --Facto 05:38, 15 June 2006 (UTC)

Kent-Meridian High School[edit]

Per Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Kent-Meridian High School, I just thought you'd like to know that the consensus for High School articles now appears to be swinging back in favor of deletion. So this may indicate the beginning of another campaign to remove most High School articles. Your opinion on the AfD article would be appreciated. It might be helpful if a notability standard for High Schools could be agreed upon. Thank you. — RJH (talk) 16:41, 12 July 2006 (UTC)

WikiProject Hinduism and Hindu Mythology[edit]

I saw that you follow Vaishnav philosophy. Do you want to join these projects? GizzaChat © 11:51, 25 August 2006 (UTC)

Vaishnava userbox[edit]

Hei, I saw you were Vaishnava, much like me, I recently created a userbox for followers of Vishnu and/or one of His Avatara...

Aum.svg This user is a Vaishnava.

Code: {{User:Charlene Copley/Userboxes/Vaishnava}}

Would you like to add this?

Charlene Copley



AMA Coordinator Election[edit]

Dear AMA Member, You are entitled to vote in the AMA Coordinator election, set to begin at midnight on 3 February 2006. Please see the pages on the election and its candidates and the procedure and policy and cast a vote by e-mail! Wally 11:29, 2 February 2006 (UTC)



Southwest Guilford High School[edit]

May I ask why you changed Southwest Guilford High School's text to information about a school that does not have that same name in Minnesota? -Ridethefire3211 01:16, 30 January 2006 (UTC)

  • I have no idea how this happened. At the time, I was doing a lot of work with stub sorting of US schools and I must have accidentally copy-pasted a different school's article into this one. I have never heard of either and I certainly meant no harm. Thank you for pointing this out to me; I'm going to check the other school's article to make sure I didn't move this article's text over there. --ʀ6ʍɑʏ89 01:25, 30 January 2006 (UTC)
  • Oh, no problem. Just pointing it out. Good luck with editing! -Ridethefire3211 01:26, 30 January 2006 (UTC)


Signpost Story[edit]

Hey, I was just wondering how Stub catagorazation would even be a paragraph long? I really don't understand. Thanks! WikieZach 22:44, 20 January 2006 (UTC)

  • I was going to write a little about the importance of effective sorting and how it allows for people to navigate more easily. Then a little about what was done with Category:US school stubs and how it'll help people navigate WP better. Then something about WP:WSS and how people can get involved. Finally, ask for some help on current projects that need help. And that's pretty much it. If other people have similar stories, they could write articles for future weeks on something that has been done to improve organization on WP and how people can get involved with that project. I thought it might give some more body to WP:SIGN in addition to the generic Admin/Beauracrat/Arbitration/Steward-centric news. Perhaps it's not such a great idea, but I thought I would throw it out. Please post your response on my talk page. Thanks. --ʀ6ʍɑʏ89 03:09, 21 January 2006 (UTC)

Thanks for explaining, just curious. WikieZach 03:11, 21 January 2006 (UTC)

  • If you'd like to write an article, go ahead; otherwise, I can give it a short mention in our News and Notes feature. If you do decide to write it, make sure to write it in a NPOV way, and use the third-person (not "we", "the project"). Thanks! Ral315 (talk) 21:35, 22 January 2006 (UTC)
    • My problem is that it reads like an advertisement for the project, not as a story about the project. Ral315 (talk) 05:41, 23 January 2006 (UTC)


Schools[edit]
  • As this is entirely large goal, it will certainly take some time, as you surely know. But it certainly makes a ton of sense, as having every US school stub categorized when each state already has a category for non-stubs doesn't make any sense. --Pepsidrinka 04:59, 26 December 2005 (UTC)
  • Sorry about that, I was under the impression that it had already been discussed. Updates.
  • Since I really don't know how to do so, could you finish creating the templates and stubs for the remaining states. Or perhaps if you don't want to do the rest, do some of the more populous states first, aka New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virgina, etc.


AMA[edit]

Hello, you are receiving this message because your name is on the list of members of the Association of Members' Advocates. There is a poll being held at Wikipedia talk:Association of Members' Advocates for approval of a proposal for the revitalisation of the association. You are eligible to vote and your vote and input are welcome. Izehar 22:28, 6 January 2006 (UTC)



Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/DrugChart[edit]
  • I urge you to please reconsider your vote. I don't see how the drug chart is any more "boring" than a map, or some other chart. The drawings and diagrams category is quite thin, and could use some more diagrams. --Thoric 00:31, 3 January 2006 (UTC)
    • I think that images that are to be featured should be inviting (aka good looking). Diagrams and maps just don't do that (most of the time). That's why I am opposed. I have no problem with all these diagrams and I congratulate whoever put all the work into making it, but that doesn't mean that it deserves to be featured. --ʀ6ʍɑʏ89 03:31, 3 January 2006 (UTC)


Uh...[edit]

I'm pretty sure the {{Comicpanel}} tag doesn't cover the images from CAD's bio page.--KrossTalk 02:44, 31 December 2005 (UTC)



AfD[edit]

I'm putting up the Clubs and Faculty subpages of Charter School of Wilmington because as of WP:SP, subpages are not meant for articles in the encyclopedia but rather for User pages, Wikipedia and Talk pages. The exception for articles is for drafts. Pepsidrinka 06:39, 29 December 2005 (UTC)



Delaware[edit]

I edited your Delaware user box- I hope you don't mind. I wanted to use it too, and couldn't as it was. For fun, I tried to putwhere the flag is and move the flag to the right. The bird drives the Wikieditors nuts. I couldn't figure out how to do it without messing up your template, but am guessing you could. Would you? My daughter, JSW, is a recent grad of CSW. Keep up the good sorting work, the categories are a mess. stilltim 19:29, 28 December 2005 (UTC)

thanks- you all are the best! stilltim 22:58, 28 December 2005 (UTC)


Userbox for holic count[edit]

Can I delete Template:Userbox/Wikipediholics that you created (no one is using it). There is already {{user wikipedia|Wikipediholic|score=type score here}} which does the same thing and a user box's name should always start with "User" rather than "Userbox"?--Commander Keane 17:23, 30 December 2005 (UTC)

  • Yes, please go ahead with the delete. I saw in the logs that your bot had edited my userpage. I found the original userbox from the logs, and I switched to the more "official" one. Thanks for your help. --R6MaY89 17:52, 30 December 2005 (UTC)


CS Maps[edit]
  • Your format for the CS maps was a great idea and a great way to present the information. If you need help with anything, just tell me. For the overview map image, I'm using the images in the cstrike/overview folder (I think that's where they are). You'll have to convert them to .jpgs though, since they're usually in .bmp, and be sure to select "Game Screenshot" in the licensing list on the Special:Upload page. If you have any questions, feel free to ask. Thanks! Varco 23:05, 20 December 2005 (UTC)
  • About the CS Nation Screenshots, the best thing to do would be to contact them and ask about their policy on using them. For the screenshots I put up, I took them from the official Counter-Strike website, which said they could be used as long as they were credited. I couldn't find any information on this at CSN, but they do have a contact page. Varco 00:12, 21 December 2005 (UTC)
  • There's a discussion on Talk:Fy iceworld regarding the format of the CS articles. Have a look when you get a chance. --Varco 14:08, 27 December 2005 (UTC)


Need your help[edit]

Editor's contributions singled out for his faith, please help keep this notable article--172.159.25.124 16:44, 24 December 2005 (UTC)



Well, right now they have to be updated with ~~~~~, but I know that there are some javascript files around user space that do that for you. I'll find out and get back to you about it. Titoxd(?!? - help us) 23:56, 22 December 2005 (UTC)

GraemeL's Monobook has a function similar to that, so you might want to ask him about it. Titoxd(?!? - help us) 00:03, 23 December 2005 (UTC)


'This type of censorship makes me sick' Vote to keep, show these hypocrites what's what, tolerance? ha, only when it's good for them--Diatrobica;l 23:10, 15 December 2005 (UTC)



Hello[edit]

Hey, man. Jasonglchu 15:11, 8 Jun 2005 (UTC)

  • I was poking around the CSW article and noticed you and Austin. Yeah, Pellegrini is one of the big dogs around here; he was interviewed by Wired for their article. Anyways, see you. jglc | t | c 17:48, 8 Jun 2005 (UTC)


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