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October 2016Edit

Hi, thanks for your edit to Teacher in Space Project. I have reverted the edit because you didn't give any references for Barbara Morgan not being an "Educator Astronaut". NASA have referred to her as an Educator Astronaut (eg. in this press release), but that may not have been her official title, and I would really like to find out more! Thanks, Exotropic Snail (talk) 20:50, 4 October 2016 (UTC)

February 2017Edit

  Hello and welcome to Wikipedia. When you add content to talk pages and Wikipedia pages that have open discussion (but never when editing articles), such as at User talk:Buttheadbutthead, please be sure to sign your posts. There are two ways to do this. Either:

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I thought I signed it, but apparently I didn't. Thanks for the feedback! -A lad insane (Channel 2) 17:00, 15 February 2017 (UTC)

Bill PaxtonEdit

Read below sources

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/02/26/entertainment/bill-paxton-dead/

http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-39097834 — Preceding unsigned comment added by Rapa123 (talkcontribs) 18:03, 26 February 2017 (UTC)

If you read carefully you can see all the news were published on 26th afternoon mate ;) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Rapa123 (talkcontribs) 18:19, 26 February 2017 (UTC)

IMDB also tells the same http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000200/ I don't know let's wait and see. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Rapa123 (talkcontribs) 18:31, 26 February 2017 (UTC)

Princess LeiaEdit

Please see edit by TAnthony at Princess Leia to explain why I made my edit you reverted. Permission has been given by the Fisher family but there is no source to say any footage will be used Robynthehode (talk) 06:07, 12 April 2017 (UTC)

Cleaning up Maryann Keller...Edit

Hello A lad insane: I imagine you saw my post in the "Tea House," and I just wanted to send you a note thanking you for your edits on [Keller]. Editors like you make Wikipedia the tremendous resource it is today! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jalicandri (talkcontribs) 18:07, 12 June 2017 (UTC)

Your signatureEdit

Hi, regarding your signature as used in posts like this and this - it goes against WP:CUSTOMSIG in several respects. In decreasing order of seriousness, these are:

  1. some of the coloured text does not have good contrast (see WP:SIGAPP): assuming a white background,
    • colour #10aeeb yields a contrast ratio of only 2.54, well below the 4.5 required for WCAG 2 AA Compliance
    • colour #000000 yields a contrast ratio of 21, which is perfect contrast, well above the 7 required for WCAG 2 AAA Compliance
    • colour #ef0000 yields a contrast ratio of 4.5, which is exactly on the threshold required for WCAG 2 AA Compliance but below the 7 required for WCAG 2 AAA Compliance
    • colour #ff00f7 yields a contrast ratio of 3.18, below the 4.5 required for WCAG 2 AA Compliance
  2. it is far too long - excluding timestamp, it is 325 characters of code, see WP:SIGLEN
  3. it contains the {{#if:}} parser function contrary to WP:SIG#NT
  4. it uses a category, contrary to WP:SIG#NoCAT
  5. it uses <font>...</font> tags, which is against WP:SIG#Font tags.

Please try to address these problems, I can help if you like. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 15:45, 7 September 2017 (UTC)

The category never was in my signature. It added itself, apparently, but I am fixing it. -A lad insane (Channel 2) 16:07, 7 September 2017 (UTC)
I tried to fix it, code now reads -A lad insane (Channel 2) (I can't get it to display in code) but it won't let me enter it into the signature box, it says "invalid signature". Is there a reason for this? -A lad insane (Channel 2) 16:34, 7 September 2017 (UTC)
To display the code here, try dropping it between <source lang=moin></source> tags, as in
[[User:Redrose64|<span style="color:#a80000; background:#ffeeee; text-decoration:inherit">Red</span>rose64]] &#x1f339; ([[User talk:Redrose64|talk]])
don't ask what moin means, I don't remember myself. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 19:57, 7 September 2017 (UTC)
Okay, replacement signature reads
[[User:A lad insane|<span style="color:#10aeeb; background:#000000">-A la<span style="color:#ffffff">d <span style="color:#ef0000">insane]] {{small|[[User talk:A lad insane|(Channel 2)]]}}
but it won't let me enter it in the signature box. I suppose I could substitute it if I can't get it to work. -A lad insane (Channel 2) 23:22, 7 September 2017 (UTC)
Problems here include: three opening <span> tags with no balancing </span> to close them; it uses the {{small}} template, contrary to WP:SIG#NT. Haven't checked the contrast or length. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 09:36, 8 September 2017 (UTC)
The length is okay, it's 188 characters or similar, but how exactly does using the small font template go against signature rules? -A lad insane (Channel 2) 14:08, 8 September 2017 (UTC)
Signature now successfully changed. -A lad insane (Channel 2) 14:37, 8 September 2017 (UTC)
I wrote "contrary to WP:SIG#NT", and that says "Transclusions of templates and parser functions in signatures are forbidden". Anyway, if you still want small text, change <span style="color:#ff00f7; background:#000000">(Channel 2)</span> to <small style="color:#ff00f7; background:#000000">(Channel 2)</small> and that will lengthen it slightly, to 241 chars. As for the contrast, it's all now WCAG 2 AA Compliant or better. Thanks. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 22:07, 8 September 2017 (UTC)
Text size change completed. Thanks for informing me of the violations and helping to correct. -A lad insane (Channel 2) 23:11, 8 September 2017 (UTC)


A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar
Thank you for your friendly messages on my talkpage. That really makes Wikipedia seem like a friendly place! SunChaser (talk) 05:09, 26 September 2017 (UTC)

Francis Drake postingEdit

Are you still looking into my request for posting on the Francis Drake and New Albion pages? I provided an independent source a few days ago on the COIN page and have not heard back.Ggitzen (talk) 22:20, 3 November 2017 (UTC)

ThanksEdit

I just wanted to thank you for your comment; you are correct, I think I saw "declined" as "decided". 331dot (talk) 18:08, 6 November 2017 (UTC)

Makes sense... sure, I guess :) -A lad insane (Channel 2) 03:39, 7 November 2017 (UTC)

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Happy holidaysEdit

I'm having a merry Christmas and I hope you have a good day today and a happy new year. Thanks for working with me over the past year on the Top 25 Report. Keep up the good work.  SchreiberBike | ⌨  23:02, 25 December 2017 (UTC)

Top 50Edit

How can you get different numbers? I'm copy-pasting and adding the commas. Only not all 50 at once because I knew somebody could attempt editing. And Princess Margaret is only assigned to you because I removed your Mayweather write-up, don't know if you'll be interested. igordebraga 02:43, 28 December 2017 (UTC)

I knew you were American from other reports. Anyway, if you could help finish the tables that make the daily ranking (I had only split them by month, Stormy clouds did two of them), it would be great! igordebraga 04:27, 28 December 2017 (UTC)

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A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Signpost Barnstar
Thank you for the Signpost obit for Chester Bennington. Beautifully done. OwenBlacker (talk; please {{ping}} me in replies) 19:23, 16 January 2018 (UTC)

Editing News subscriptionEdit

Hi, re this edit - you were subscribed by this edit - MediaWiki message delivery (talk · contribs) follows redirects, and User talk:Paige O. Rogers is a redirect to here. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 12:20, 1 March 2018 (UTC)

Okay, thanks. I've removed myself from the list, now maybe it'll stop cluttering my talk page. -A lad insane (Channel 2) 16:21, 1 March 2018 (UTC)

A cup of tea for you!Edit

  Thank you for pointing out the bias during the Sridevi RD/Blurb debate Manish2542 (talk) 21:26, 1 March 2018 (UTC)

Alan JacksonEdit

The user keeps spreading his misinformation among various other articles. He used to claim that AJ only covered one or two rap songs, but more recently he keeps adding to the list of songs supposedly covered. His last sock also vandalized Devo articles. Ten Pound Hammer(What did I screw up now?) 02:45, 16 April 2018 (UTC)

ITN recognition for Eunice GaysonEdit

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Spoilers in edit summariesEdit

Greetings, fellow WP:TOP25 occasional writer! I just noticed your essay on spoilers and I believe that with some polishing, it would be a worthy addition to WP:SPOIL. Have you considered launching a discussion to add it there? Happy to help if you think that's worth trying. — JFG talk 17:38, 2 August 2018 (UTC)

@JFG: Thanks! I've gone through it and fixed a few errors, I think I rewrote it halfway and forgot to fix it before. And no, I haven't considered trying to add it :) although I'd be happy if you want to help with that! -A lainsane (Channel 2) 02:02, 5 August 2018 (UTC)

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Top 25Edit

Finished the table for you, feel free to add the text (or even borrow from what I did in the previous one... after all, I'm guilty of doing the same the same last time you did the report). igordebraga 04:38, 25 September 2017 (UTC)

Thanks. -A lad insane (Channel 2) 15:53, 25 September 2017 (UTC)

Since my ping to you led to a claim, here's the list (a fairly boring one IMHO). igordebraga 13:09, 5 August 2018 (UTC)

Thanks! -A lainsane (Channel 2) 15:48, 5 August 2018 (UTC)

As a music band guy, wonder if you'd be interested in The Greatest Showman in the Top 50 or if you'll just stick to the pending Avicii write-up and answering the roundtable below. In any case, do whatever you can, whenever you can. igordebraga 15:39, 13 December 2018 (UTC)


An entertaining user pageEdit

  Space Pioneer Pin
Please enjoy this well-deserved award for excellence in the field of aerospace.

I very much appreciated your sentiment re: new editors. I am a very old editor, but I had not done any work in 15 years, and my edit count was not high. I'm happy to report that people have been perfectly nice to me. I am trying to be nice to everyone else.

Anyway, we are now partners in the Spaceflight Project so I look forward to crossing paths.

Also, David Bowie is awesome. :)

--Neopeius (talk) 04:18, 7 January 2019 (UTC)

Thanks :) -A lainsane (Channel 2) 14:31, 7 January 2019 (UTC)

AEW logo.Edit

The AEW logo that you reverted today wasn't uploaded by me, I'm just saying this because I saw your edit summary and I didn't know if you mistook that IP user for me. I don't do IP edits these days. Speedy Question Mark (talk) 20:31, 10 January 2019 (UTC)

@Speedy Question Mark: Thanks for the clarification. I was fairly sure it wasn't you, but in the mess of edits the IP made I didn't have time to check exactly which edit put it in. -A lainsane (Channel 2) 23:39, 10 January 2019 (UTC)


A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Brilliant Idea Barnstar
Thank you so much for your amazing template work in response to my question in the Teahouse! (my query about pronouns in the service awards). <3 SunnyBoi (talk) 11:55, 24 February 2019 (UTC)

Anusha SamaranayakeEdit

Hi. Thanks for your help with that matter. Much appreciated! Lugnuts Fire Walk with Me 18:18, 10 April 2019 (UTC)

Thank you!Edit

  Thank you for your Teahouse advice about the circa template! (I always learn a lot from you) :D SunnyBoi (talk) 23:39, 22 April 2019 (UTC)

Neutral contentEdit

How publishing statements by the person represented by a Wiki page is violating Wiki neutrality? SelfCritic (talk) 16:53, 14 May 2019 (UTC)

@SelfCritic: Normally, a "controversy" section is okay, but it must be balanced and not an attack page. An article meant to sway the public's opinion by providing a laundry list of negatives, rather than providing balanced facts, is unencyclopedic. Also, "controversy" sections typically are required to be fully sourced. Lastly, your formatting was nonstandard- /big and /u tags should not be used to emphasize negatives in articles. -A lainsane (Channel 2) 17:16, 14 May 2019 (UTC)

ANIEdit

Your work keeping ANI nice and tidy is appreciated. Please remember though that complaints/cases brought to ANI need to remain open for at least 24 hours (from when they are initially posted) before they are archived. Eventually, of course, all cases are archived but be sure not to do so early. Many times, editors who participate in a noticeboard discussion want to know how it has been resolved. As a rule of thumb, perhaps wait a day between the close of a case and archiving. Thanks again for your help. Liz Read! Talk! 01:04, 16 May 2019 (UTC)

Actually I came to say something kind of similar: there is already a bot auto-archiving stale threads on those boards, and it can be unhelpful to manually archive them while the issues are still ongoing. Like Liz, I appreciate your willingness to contribute effort but I think it's best to put it in other areas (backlogs anyone?). Thanks ;). 173.228.123.207 (talk) 21:56, 16 May 2019 (UTC)
IP, I'm responding on your talk page. -A lainsane (Channel 2) 23:48, 16 May 2019 (UTC)

Conscientious editor starEdit

  The Editor's Barnstar
For being a conscientious editor! Lubbad85 () 22:11, 4 June 2019 (UTC)

I changed the spelling if that word. The meaning changed 100%. Spell check is not always to be trusted! lol Lubbad85 () 14:48, 5 June 2019 (UTC)

@Lubbad85: Ayo, thanks. Can confirm about the spell check! :) - -A lainsane (Channel 2) 15:25, 5 June 2019 (UTC)

You're a 'Featured Host'Edit

You may have seen this announcement that all the 'Featured Hosts' - whose names and pictures randomly cycle round in the Teahouse Header - have just been updated.

As you are currently one of the 29 most active editors at WP:TH, your name and an image has now replaced that of an inactive host. But because you haven't yet added yourself to the full list of active hosts, I have simply used the default image of a cup of green tea. It would be great if you would now consider doing two things:


  1. Check or change the 'featured host' image allocated to you. Edit it at Wikipedia:Teahouse/Host/Featured/29, or undo my changes if you don't wish to be listed there.
  2. Create a 'host profile' for yourself, and choose a relevant picture - click the 'Experienced editor?' button in the TH Header to formally sign up to create a separate entry on the full list of all 89 current hosts which new editors can view.

Many thanks, Nick Moyes (talk) 10:24, 13 June 2019 (UTC)

Your essayEdit

I clicked on your essay after visiting your user page and totally agreed with what your are saying. However, it does relate to this essay that you might want to read if you haven't already. Best wishes, Willbb234 (talk) 21:01, 21 June 2019 (UTC)

@Willbb234: Thanks for the advice- I can see how it would be a bit BEANy, I'm not sure how to tone that down while keeping the same message unfortunately (I can try though). I wrote that from experience (when the most recent Star Wars movie was released, my watchlist was flooded with spoiler-y things) so it wasn't entirely prophylactic. Thanks for the concerns! -A lainsane (Channel 2) 21:12, 21 June 2019 (UTC)

PreciousEdit

"new editors are a breath of freshness"

Thank you for fighting vandalism, with precise notifications, for nominating for ITN, for creating inventive your userboxes from the beginning in 2016, for welcoming new users and saying "new editors are a breath of freshness", for help at the Teahouse, for giving thanks for "amazing adminning", - user with a great name, you are an awesome Wikipedian!

You are recipient no. 2249 of Precious, a prize of QAI. --Gerda Arendt (talk) 14:20, 21 July 2019 (UTC)


hourglass figure article editEdit

re- corsetry: hi, im working on getting an appropriate citation however as most articles on the internet are deliberately sensationalist and poorly researched its going to take time to find something that addresses the issue concisely, and unfortuantly i cant cite books. i'd be happy to leave the false fact removed without my additions in the interim as a compromise?

If you don't mind leaving yours out just until you've got a source, that'd be great! I totally trust you with that, it's just that I tend toward what has a source. Once you've got that you're good to go! -A lainsane (Channel 2) 08:05, 28 July 2019 (UTC)

Trout of unknown origin (read: I don't want to search through the history and find out why this was in the middle of the Signpost)Edit

  Whack!

You've been whacked with a wet trout.

Don't take this too seriously. Someone just wants to let you know you did something silly.


WP:ANIEdit

Hello, A lad insane,

As the instructions on the AN and ANI page state, Closed discussions should not usually be archived for at least 24 hours. Please do not archive discussions for AT LEAST 24 hours after they have closed. Thank you. Liz Read! Talk! 03:57, 8 September 2019 (UTC)

Fellow AspieEdit

  Fellow Aspie!
Rock on!! Mac Henni (talk) 15:15, 9 September 2019 (UTC)

Discussion at User:Mac_HenniEdit

  You are invited to join the discussion at User:Mac_Henni. Mac Henni (talk) 17:25, 9 September 2019 (UTC) I think you may be interested in my page! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Mac Henni (talkcontribs) 17:26, 9 September 2019 (UTC)

LameEdit

This is a very lame post. So while you admit I have a good point, you argue that I "loose" because of minority. What a lousy post. Next time, why not argue with those who are right? Wouldn't that make you feel good? Instead of telling me to shut up? -DePiep (talk) 01:23, 18 September 2019 (UTC)

@DePiep: I am not bringing my opinion into this. All I am saying is that we're quite aware of your opinion; however, the majority of people disagree with it, and your position most likely won't get more support. I'm not going to argue for either side. You are, though, straying into dead horse territory. -A lainsane (Channel 2) 01:33, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
Your opinion was, that while my opinion is a valid one, I should shut up because of being a "minority". That's not arguing, that's vote counting. And it is your choice to do so: you opinion. It would be stronger if you'd say to the others: "listen, you loud shouting majority: DePiep has a point, so you shut up". -DePiep (talk) 01:40, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
@DePiep: You're putting words in my mouth - I never used the words "shut up". And it would really help everyone else if you kept the discussion centralized - ie, on ANI (beneath the hat) or on Drmies's talk page. -A lainsane (Channel 2) 01:47, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
"accept defeat and drop the stick" you wrote. -DePiep (talk) 01:57, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
Tell you to drop the stick, did he | abequinnfourteen 02:31, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
Those are different. And you're taking that out of context - I didn't phrase that as a command. -A lainsane (Channel 2) 02:02, 18 September 2019 (UTC)

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Could you check the soon-to-be-published Traffic ReportEdit

at Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/Next issue/Traffic report. The text before the tables isn't making sense to me. Also pinging @Igordebraga: Smallbones(smalltalk) 14:22, 29 November 2019 (UTC)

@Smallbones: I see you've fixed it, and I'm not sure if you wanted the one that was originally on the report, that one is here - the first one was a copypaste error by the looks of it, and the numbers larger than 10 are just because the Signpost list is abbreviated from the original 25. -A lainsane (Channel 2) 20:29, 29 November 2019 (UTC)
Thanks. I think we'll survive in any case. I need to get to know the ins and outs of this column better, but it looks like my guesses were ok. Thanks again. Smallbones(smalltalk) 20:34, 29 November 2019 (UTC)

If you're not too busy to contribute to the annual report... Claim what you'd like to write about! igordebraga 06:06, 24 December 2019 (UTC)

User:A lad insane/sandboxEdit

I just went to petscan and the 2019 list had only at least (the script tends to do �� so they're not counted here) 39 people who died in 2019. That should sum it up. ミラP 01:27, 3 January 2020 (UTC)

I tried to do that, it's faster than what I was doing, but how do I go about using that tool? I can't figure out what the hell to do. -- a lainsane (Channel 2) 02:04, 3 January 2020 (UTC)
Go to categories, put Category:2019 deaths into the categories box, go to the Templates&links "Linked from" row and put User:West.andrew.g/2019_Popular_pages in the "All of these pages" box. ミラP 05:43, 3 January 2020 (UTC)
Thank you! I'll get the sandbox edited and posted now. -- a lainsane (Channel 2) 05:56, 3 January 2020 (UTC)
I'd like this expanded to 39, and I'd like to offer my hand in assistance. ミラP 05:02, 5 January 2020 (UTC)
I have the rest of the list languishing in my sandbox. I'll order the articles and fill in numbers, but if you'd like to do the rest that's be amazing! I should have the order and numbers up in half an hour or so. -- a lainsane (Channel 2) 05:54, 5 January 2020 (UTC)

A goat for you!Edit

Thanks for the help and info. Appreciate the support as a newb (which is sadly lacking from a lot of experienced users)

DeepThought333 (talk) 01:29, 11 January 2020 (UTC)

Rollback grantedEdit

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WowEdit

Yeah, WTF is right: Talk:March_15#German_occupation_of_Czechoslovakia_1939. I've closed that nonsense discussion. It appears that someone is WP:NOTHERE. Sorry you got dragged in to it. Toddst1 (talk) 15:59, 9 March 2020 (UTC)

Use of TwinkleEdit

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Didn't even notice...Edit

The responding to my comment at Wikipedia:Requests for adminship/CaptainEek. Could have sworn the discretionary range was lowered to between 60-70%. My bad. Kurtis (talk) 16:37, 12 May 2020 (UTC)

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South West coast of MadagascarEdit

Hello,

Thank you very much for your help already,

I have added more sources and a little bit more content,

Are you able to see it r will I have to publish my changes for you o see them?

Thanks,

Lslch — Preceding unsigned comment added by Lslch (talkcontribs) 09:25, 11 September 2020 (UTC)

@Lslch: I can see them, and that definitely looks better! I can help with the minutiae like arcane formatting details when I wake up in the morning - it's pretty late where I am - if you'd like. -- a lad insane (channel two) 09:29, 11 September 2020 (UTC)
You will have to explain to me what that is but I am more than happy to receive some help ! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Lslch (talkcontribs) 09:32, 11 September 2020 (UTC)
@Lslch: The small details, using the right amount of equals signs in the right places, reference links from the main text to the reference list and whatnot. It's just a bunch of wiki markup, but there's seemingly a squillion rules about when to do what where. I'll work on that in the morning, then! -- a lad insane (channel two) 09:44, 11 September 2020 (UTC)


This is a university project that I will be working on for the next few months, I will continue to add information every week so you're welcome to come have a look at the end of the project ! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Lslch (talkcontribs) 09:52, 11 September 2020 (UTC)

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