This account was created to host userboxes migrated via the Userbox Migration. This was an alternate account of Mets501, but is now owned by Liangent due to SUL finalization.


To view a full list of userboxes hosted here, go to Special:Prefixindex/User:UBX.


When categorizing User:UBX subpages please use the following format:

[[Category:User templates|{{PAGENAME}}]]

Add any word after category with a space and decapitalize the "u" to use the subpages, for instance:

[[Category:Interest user templates|{{PAGENAME}}]]

Full explanationEdit

In the light of recent controversy over the use of User:UBX, I feel it necessary to explain further what this account is used for.

First, let me say that this is not an attempt to move all userboxes everywhere to a subdirectory of User:UBX. It is not an attempt to create a pseudo-namespace for userboxes. It is not meant to anger or confuse anyone, and I'm really sorry for the problems it has caused.

The sole reason why I created User:UBX was to host userboxes userfied via the Userbox Migration. The project had started to slow down, and I wanted to jump start it again, so I decided to host boxes myself and fix transclusions to point to the new locations with my bot, User:MetsBot. I didn't want to host the userboxes in subpages of User:Mets501, for various reasons, so I decided to host them here, in subpages of User:UBX.

This is not a new twist on the userbox migration, just something that has been taking place for a while, but instead of a user migrating the boxes, I feed the boxes to my bot to migrate to this userspace. I am not migrating all userboxes in sight, just ones which are of no benefit to the project.

I hope that this clears things up a bit, and thank you for reading.

If you have any other questions, please feel free to ask on User talk:Mets501. I am not trying to conceal anything from anyone, or do anything undercover, and again, I apologize if it came across that way.

METS501 (talk) 23:46, 22 February 2007 (UTC)