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Please stop converting navboxes back to the dots and away from the list formatting, per WP:HLIST. --IznoRepeat (talk) 17:19, 4 August 2012 (UTC)

Also, please stop changing the capitalization. That's generally inappropriate for navboxes. --IznoRepeat (talk) 17:01, 10 August 2012 (UTC)

MOSEdit

Please read Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Capital letters: "Wikipedia avoids unnecessary capitalization. Most capitalization is for proper names or for acronyms and initialisms. Wikipedia relies on sources to determine what is a proper name". Some of your recent edits to templates and article ledes may have to be reverted.

Note that unjustified removal of citations, links and sidebars (List of political parties in Venezuela, Anarchism, Fascism, List of ongoing military conflicts) could be construed as vandalism. Please explain your edits, either on talk pages or in edit summaries. Also don't remove red links; sometimes, those serve to indicate that an ambiguity is well-known, and a page needs to be written. --Omnipaedista (talk) 03:39, 22 August 2012 (UTC)

"Civil War"Edit

I noted that you have renamed the template title (here) about the Colombia civil armed confict to 'Civil War'. Your edit has been reverted. Wikipedia relies on sources to determine what is a proper title in such cases. --04:27, 22 August 2012 (UTC)

Bold typeEdit

Do not bold-face foreign terms as you did here. Please read Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Lead section#Foreign language: "Do not boldface foreign names not normally used in English, or variations included only to show etymology". --Omnipaedista (talk) 04:27, 22 August 2012 (UTC)

merge discussionEdit

You need to state why you believe it should be merged on the talk page of the article you want it merged to.Talk:Before_Watchmen#merge_discussion Dream Focus 22:20, 10 September 2012 (UTC)

Pan-ArabismEdit

Please stop deleting the hatnote from the top of the article. Thank you. — Malik Shabazz Talk/Stalk 03:05, 12 September 2012 (UTC)

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NamibiaEdit

Hi Charles, I reverted your headline changes in the article Namibia. There certainly could be better headline wording, but your choices did in my opinion not improve the article (e.g., prehistory is normally used for the time before human settlement, South African Namibia is an oxymoron because the South Africans were suppressing the name "Namibia", and under German colonialisation the name "Namibia" did not yet exist).

Please discuss such changes on the talk page first, particularly for top-importance Wikipedia articles. Cheers, Pgallert (talk) 03:59, 12 December 2012 (UTC)

North KoreaEdit

The state ideology of North Korea is Juche, the ideology of the Workers' Party of Korea is Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism. --TIAYN (talk) 20:43, 17 December 2012 (UTC)

STOP MOVING ARTICLESEdit

And [1] is about your VERY misguided efforts. --Niemti (talk) 03:04, 3 January 2013 (UTC)

Recent movesEdit

Can you please explain why are you performing controversial moves without seeking consensus? A threat at the Administrator's noticeboard about you has been opened. I suggest you to please elaborate about such actions there. Thanks. — 03:05, 3 January 2013 (UTC)

Moves without consensus, discussion, or explanationEdit

Please stop moving pages without any sort of prior discussion, or even explanation, as to why. You recently moved 1991 uprisings in Iraq without any sort of discussion, and it appears to be something you've been doing elsewhere. Please stop this. In this case, go to the talk page of the article, and start a discussion, and only move it if you find consensus for the move. Thanks. Sergecross73 msg me 15:25, 3 January 2013 (UTC)

Militaries by CountryEdit

There are two sections on the Militaries by Country list. One is for countries and the other is for territores. So please leave it alone! tom991

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World Uygur Youth CongressEdit

Hi Charles,

I revert to World Uygur Youth Congress, which is the organization which has been officially designated. We can not presume that World Uygur Congress is designated as well (or find a good reference that both names refer to the same group, not a subgroup). See http://www.china-embassy.org/eng/xw/t56257.htm Nicolas1981 (talk) 04:12, 14 January 2013 (UTC)

Some references URL unreachableEdit

Hi Charles,

Thanks for your contributions to List of designated terrorist organizations! Unfortunately, two of the references you cited seem to not exist anymore: http://www.cdi.org http://www.guardiacivil.org/terrorismo/grupos/lista.jsp

If you could find where these pages have been moved that would be great! Meanwhile I had to revert.

Keep up the great work! Nicolas1981 (talk) 02:38, 31 January 2013 (UTC)

Iraqi insurgencyEdit

Hello. There is currently a discussion at Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/Incidents#Constant moves of historical and war articles by a single user with no consensus regarding an issue with which you may have been involved. Thank you.

I notice you moved Iraqi insurgency (post-U.S. withdrawal) to a new name without ANY FORM of discussion or consensus on the subject. You should go to the talk page of the article, start a discussion, and only move it if you find consensus for the move. I see from the messages above and your edit history that you are doing this a lot, so as a precaution I am adding your user name to the Administrator's noticeboard pending possible actions against the account. Skycycle (talk) 15:59, 31 January 2013 (UTC)


Please respond to the above at WP:ANI#Constant moves of historical and war articles by a single user with no consensus. Failure to respond could result in sanctions, including loss of editing privileges. KillerChihuahua 22:56, 31 January 2013 (UTC)

Thank you for responding. Consider yourself under a self-imposed ban from moving articles. I suggest in the future you be more responsive to other editors' concerns; it should not take an ANI thread and an admin telling you that you risk losing editing privileges for you to respond to others. Try to work more with your fellow editors, respect their concerns, and discuss disagreements with them. KillerChihuahua 00:11, 1 February 2013 (UTC)

BeninEdit

Please justify re-adding Benin to the infobox on the talk page, I justified removing it. --Golbez (talk) 01:33, 7 February 2013 (UTC)

Single-party stateEdit

Similar issues as with a previous article above:

Please stop deleting the hatnote from the top of the article. Thank you.

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ANI noticeEdit

Hello. There is currently a discussion at Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/Incidents regarding an issue with which you may have been involved. The thread is Appalling POV merging by Emmette Hernandez Coleman of Flag of WS/Flag of the SADR. Thank you. —Emmette Hernandez Coleman (talk) 07:39, 21 February 2013 (UTC)

Talk:Coat_of_arms_of_the_Sahrawi_Arab_Democratic_Republic#Move?Edit

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A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Original Barnstar
For editing Donghak Peasant Revolution, although not being a bot or AWB. Seonoo of Kim (ANSWER IN MY T.A.L.K. P.A.G.E!!!!!!!!!) 07:39, 27 March 2013 (UTC)

Categorizing articles into Category:Political parties in South AfricaEdit

Hi Charles, I see you've added a bunch of articles to Category:Political parties in South Africa that are already members of Category:Defunct political parties in South Africa. The thing is, the "defunct" category is a subcategory of the main category, so articles in the "defunct" category shouldn't also be included in the main category. This is explained at Wikipedia:Categorization#Categorizing pages, which says, "In addition, each categorized page should be placed in all of the most specific categories to which it logically belongs. This means that if a page belongs to a subcategory of C (or a subcategory of a subcategory of C, and so on) then it is not normally placed directly into C." Regards - htonl (talk) 17:20, 2 April 2013 (UTC)

Hello, same with sub-categories of Category:Political parties in Egypt. Articles that are already members of Category:Coalitions of parties in Egypt, Category:Communist parties in Egypt‎ Category:Defunct political parties in Egypt‎, Category:Islamic parties in Egypt‎, or Category:Liberal parties in Egypt‎ should not additionally be directly included in the main category. Could you please revert your own edits to restore the old order. Thank you. Kind regards --RJFF (talk) 17:29, 2 April 2013 (UTC)

Hello Charles,

it has been explained to you more than once: please do not add higher level categories to an article, if the page is already in a sub-category of this category. If it is in the sub-category, it is automatically also in the superordinated category. Thank you. --RJFF (talk) 09:54, 17 June 2013 (UTC)

I have undone some of your edits, but I do not have the time to undo all of them. Could you please undo yourself? (Tunisian, Bulgarian and Iraqi parties) Thanks. --RJFF (talk) 09:55, 17 June 2013 (UTC)

Again! Why are you doing this? Can you please stop? --RJFF (talk) 18:57, 17 June 2013 (UTC)

HatnotesEdit

Please do not move hatnotes under maintenance templates. Per WP:Hatnote#Placement:

Hatnotes are placed at the very top of the article, before any other items such as images, navigational templates and maintenance templates (like the "cleanup", "unreferenced", and "POV" templates). Text-only browsers and screen readers present the page sequentially. If a reader has reached the wrong page, they typically want to know that first.

Thank you. — Malik Shabazz Talk/Stalk 03:38, 5 April 2013 (UTC)

Use of derviative works templatesEdit

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TemplateData is hereEdit

Hey Charles Essie

I'm sending you this because you've made quite a few edits to the template namespace in the past couple of months. If I've got this wrong, or if I haven't but you're not interested in my request, don't worry; this is the only notice I'm sending out on the subject :).

So, as you know (or should know - we sent out a centralnotice and several watchlist notices) we're planning to deploy the VisualEditor on Monday, 1 July, as the default editor. For those of us who prefer markup editing, fear not; we'll still be able to use the markup editor, which isn't going anywhere.

What's important here, though, is that the VisualEditor features an interactive template inspector; you click an icon on a template and it shows you the parameters, the contents of those fields, and human-readable parameter names, along with descriptions of what each parameter does. Personally, I find this pretty awesome, and from Monday it's going to be heavily used, since, as said, the VisualEditor will become the default.

The thing that generates the human-readable names and descriptions is a small JSON data structure, loaded through an extension called TemplateData. I'm reaching out to you in the hopes that you'd be willing and able to put some time into adding TemplateData to high-profile templates. It's pretty easy to understand (heck, if I can write it, anyone can) and you can find a guide here, along with a list of prominent templates, although I suspect we can all hazard a guess as to high-profile templates that would benefit from this. Hopefully you're willing to give it a try; the more TemplateData sections get added, the better the interface can be. If you run into any problems, drop a note on the Feedback page.

Thanks, Okeyes (WMF) (talk) 22:01, 28 June 2013 (UTC)

Massacres in AfghanistanEdit

I see that you added a bunch of items to the category "Category:Massacres in Afghanistan."

Massacres are an intentional or indiscriminate killing of a group of people who should not have been targeted. Accidents and fog-of-war incidents are not massacres. The sinking of the Titanic was not a massacre, no matter how much negligence one might want to attribute to it. Neither was the 2007 Shinwar shooting. These various incidents had all been investigated. Bad things happen in war, which is why legitimate armies wear uniforms, and why legitimate critics were supposed to demand that insurgents distinguish themselves from civilians.

This has been discussed before, and it was eventually decided to create a separate category for these other incidents. That's why we have the cat for "Category:Civilian casualties in the War in Afghanistan (2001–present)."

I realize that some people like to make moral judgments, and call a tragedy a "massacre" because it feels wrong when you don't look at the entire picture. But, if you'll notice, the same people who claim to care about these things had been unwilling to demand insurgents follow the laws of war. Had they cared enough to have done that, many of these very incidents would never have happened.

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I'm not sure I entirely understand your grievance, could you please explain it to me. Charles Essie (talk) 17:25, 6 July 2013 (UTC)

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Talk:2011_Kurdish_protests_in_IraqEdit

Hi Charles! It would be very helpful if you could drop by Talk:2011_Kurdish_protests_in_Iraq#merge and give your input. Thanks! ~ Zirguezi 19:15, 10 July 2013 (UTC)

ThanksEdit

Hi Charles. Just thank you for creating Category:People of the Iranian Revolution. Cheers.Farhikht (talk) 09:01, 19 July 2013 (UTC)

Arab nationalists categoryEdit

Hey Charles, just want to inform you that I've been removing the category "Arab nationalists" from various articles, including that of Gamal Abdel Nasser, because it's redundant. Articles that already have cats such as "Arab nationalist blank" or "blank Arab nationalists" don't require the additional inclusion of the parent category, which is "Arab nationalists." With Nasser, because we already have "Arab nationalist heads of state", "Arab nationalist thinkers" and "Egyptian Arab nationalists," adding the parent cat would just be overkill. --Al Ameer (talk) 00:33, 1 August 2013 (UTC)

"Rebel groups in Lebanon"Edit

What is your rationale for putting practically all Lebanese civil war militias into this category? What does it have to do with "rebellion"? Militias are not "rebels" by definition. FunkMonk (talk) 17:08, 24 August 2013 (UTC)

They were rebel groups because they did answer to the government and they fighting for their own vision of what the Lebanese state should be. Charles Essie (talk) 17:32, 24 August 2013 (UTC)
But they did not fight the state (since there practically wasn't one), they fought each other. I have requested a rename, no sources I have ever encountered label these militias as "rebel groups". FunkMonk (talk) 17:36, 24 August 2013 (UTC)
You're entitled to remove them from the category, and maybe create a new category for the militias, but I would request keeping a separate rebel group category. Charles Essie (talk) 17:41, 24 August 2013 (UTC)
But that's the point, there's nothing that could be put in that category. Apart from maybe Fatah al-Islam, but they were never labelled a rebel group by anyone, and they were not even Lebanese mostly. FunkMonk (talk) 17:44, 24 August 2013 (UTC)
Okay, fine, do whatever you want, I don't care anymore. Charles Essie (talk) 21:13, 24 August 2013 (UTC)
What we want or care about is irrelevant, it is all about what's accurate and supported by sources. FunkMonk (talk) 21:24, 24 August 2013 (UTC)

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That link was already pointed to the disambiguation page, I just changed the spelling a little bit. Charles Essie (talk) 14:41, 13 December 2013 (UTC)

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Edits on LGBT rights articlesEdit

Hi Charles, I notice you have made maintenance edits on LGBT rights articles, adding categories (which is good) and removing blank lines. I don't really see why you are removing these lines, since it does not make any visual difference, while having such blank lines in the source code increases readability of the code. Now the references, templates and categories right after each other, which is less readable. Regards, SPQRobin (talk) 17:46, 24 December 2013 (UTC)

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I made no such link, excuse me, but where are getting information? Charles Essie (talk) 16:35, 28 December 2013 (UTC)

please helpEdit

i see you edited the Zhi Xian Party, i wonder if the party is banned and if so it must be said in the article, i found this: http://www.forbes.com/sites/hengshao/2013/12/17/bizarre-china-report-the-grand-wedding-power-play-smog-inspired-creativity/ founders of a brand political new party filed a lawsuit against the beijing ministry of civil affairs last week after the ministry suprisingly declared zhixian-or supreme consittution party, violated existing laws by carrying out activities as an ungregistred social organisation........founders of the zhiaxian party were clearly displeased with their party a political enitity being labeled as a mere "social organisation" in a bold power play zhixian party issued a formal announcement rescinding the ministry attemlpt to outlaw the party. chinese constution olny prohibits opposition to the ccp one one the founders said but not the establishment of new political parties which manifestly is a downright diffrent matter......Not hard to guess what the official response would be, but let’s quote the spokesman for the mysterious United Front Work Department of the CCP Central Committee, at a Q&A session in 2011: “The Communist Party of China and eight democratic parties essentially represent all social classes and groups. The multiparty cooperation system has a broad coverage. Therefore there is no need to establish new political parties.” does this mean that the party is banned? and if so it must be said in the article, can you please help me? Ionchari (talk) 08:50, 8 January 2014 (UTC)

Merge proposal on Egyptian Revolution of 2013Edit

Greetings, were you proposing to merge the revolution article "into" or "from" the 2 others? Because i checked the tag in all 3 articles and all say "into", which sounds a bit weird. Can you please check back? Thanks. Fitzcarmalan (talk) 22:30, 7 February 2014 (UTC)

  Done Charles Essie (talk) 22:33, 7 February 2014 (UTC)
Thanks. Fitzcarmalan (talk) 23:30, 7 February 2014 (UTC)

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I commented there, also on your question on the Russian revolution. 83.83.1.229 (talk) 22:52, 29 July 2014 (UTC)

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Movement for the Autonomy of KabylieEdit

Please state your reasons for describing MAK as "Right to Extreme right". Thank you. Cdh1984 (talk) 14:43, 11 October 2014 (UTC)

I didn't do that. All I did was remove Category:Left-wing parties in Algeria because I saw the label "Right to Extreme right". Charles Essie (talk) 15:52, 11 October 2014 (UTC)
My apologies. I've looked again and will put the same question to the person who changed it from "Center-left/left-wing". thanks Cdh1984 (talk) 12:50, 13 October 2014 (UTC)

Short tempersEdit

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I'm terribly sorry. I didn't intend for that to come off as rude or demeaning. I was just trying to point out that the article 2013–14 Ukrainian Crisis did infact exist. I'll be more careful in the future. Charles Essie (talk) 14:40, 10 November 2014 (UTC)
Not to worry. I was reading high on the temper scale when I whined here. Sorry to have been so indignated when I know you to be a good editor. I'll keep a glass of cold water on hand to throw in my own face when I get hot under the collar! --Iryna Harpy (talk) 00:49, 11 November 2014 (UTC)
All right. Charles Essie (talk) 01:29, 11 November 2014 (UTC)

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I noticed the contributions you've made to the American Left article on and off over the past few years. I like that you added a "lead too short" template [2] , and the other small changes you've made just seem like helpful uncontroversial formatting improvements and small additions that indicate goodwill in a bizarre editing environment.

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Political party categorisationEdit

Hi Charles. Could you stop removing articles from Category:Political parties in Israel? The sub-categories you are putting them into contain both extant and defunct parties, so the top level category is still required as an indicator of current status.

Also, I saw you added Agudat Yisrael and Degel HaTorah to Category:Far-right political parties in Israel and Category:Religious Zionist political parties in Israel. Neither of these parties fit either category (particularly not the Religious Zionist one!) - could you be a bit more careful? Cheers, Number 57 18:40, 28 March 2015 (UTC)

Sorry about that. I'll stop. Charles Essie (talk) 19:08, 28 March 2015 (UTC)
No problem, thanks! Number 57 20:05, 28 March 2015 (UTC)
Hello Charles. I noticed that you removed Rally for Democracy and Socialism from Category:Political parties in Burkina Faso, I guess because it is also in Category:Socialist parties in Burkina Faso. Can I make the same request ask above? Socialist parties categories contain both active and defunct parties, so active parties always need to be kept in the top level category. Cheers, Number 57 10:00, 1 December 2015 (UTC)

Iraq war 2014 change of title.Edit

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You see my message? EkoGraf (talk) 05:21, 16 June 2015 (UTC)
I've never done this before. Can you tell me what to do? Charles Essie (talk) 13:02, 16 June 2015 (UTC)
Sorry, didn't see your reply. Seems to be OK now, an admin redirected it back to 2014 on his own. EkoGraf (talk) 17:25, 19 June 2015 (UTC)

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IraqEdit

Hi, you reverted my edit in Iraq category. Iraq is not an Arab republic but a Republic. Its official name is Republic of Iraq not Arab Republic of Iraq like Egypt. --Helmoony (talk) 19:06, 8 September 2015 (UTC)

Iraq is a member of the Arab League, which makes them an Arab state. They're also a republic, which makes them an Arab republic. Charles Essie (talk) 19:48, 8 September 2015 (UTC)
Can you just take one minute and open the article Arab republic. Arab republics are republics based on ethnic origin. A republic member of the Arab league is not necessary an Arab republic. --Helmoony (talk) 03:46, 9 September 2015 (UTC)
I guess. Charles Essie (talk) 13:27, 9 September 2015 (UTC)

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Defunct political party alliance categoriesEdit

Hello Charles. I was rather surprised to see these categories suddenly deleted (I don't watchlist categories I create). The whole purpose of creating them was to separate extant and defunct alliances, so that defunct ones would appear as a sub-category of "Defunct political parties in Fooland". Now there is no way of knowing from their categorisation whether they are extant or not. Half of the comments in the discussion are either unaware of (or simply ignore) the fact that we have the Defunct parties category...

I really would have appreciated you discussing with me why I created them first before you nominated them for deletion, so I could have explained why there is a need for them. Please consider this in future. Thanks, Number 57 12:44, 18 January 2016 (UTC)

I'm sorry. I guess I figured that you would join the conversation. It was wrong of me to make that assumption. Charles Essie (talk) 13:44, 18 January 2016 (UTC)
No problem, lesson learnt from my point of view too. I already have nearly 9,500 articles on my watchlist, and had never bothered with categories, so perhaps I will in future. Cheers, Number 57 13:58, 18 January 2016 (UTC)

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TunisiaEdit

I reverted for technical reasons. Sometimes, this works, but others it doesn't. --B.Lameira (talk) 00:39, 22 February 2016 (UTC)

No problem. Charles Essie (talk) 00:57, 22 February 2016 (UTC)

"Political parties in" categoriesEdit

Hello Charles. I'm sure I've asked a couple of times before, but could you please stop removing extant political parties from the main "Political parties in Fooland" categories. The subcategories contain both extant and defunct parties, so the main category is the only place where all the extant parties can be listed (as opposed to the Defunct category). Thanks, Number 57 21:03, 31 May 2016 (UTC)

I'll try to remember this time. Charles Essie (talk) 21:35, 31 May 2016 (UTC)
Thanks! Number 57 21:41, 31 May 2016 (UTC)

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Hi Charles Essie ! Just for the record of my renamed / deleted categories, could you notify me on my talk page ? Stefanomione (talk) 22:53, 23 June 2016 (UTC)

Sorry about that, I'll try to remember to do that in the future. Charles Essie (talk) 15:29, 25 June 2016 (UTC)

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Slobodan Milošević and Serbian nationalismEdit

Hello Charles, I'd like to explain to you in good faith why I restored my removal on the Slobodan Milošević article. Essentially, when an editor takes something off, he is left with emptiness in the spot where the statement once stood and as such, there is no place to add sources. You say that the "experts" claimed Milošević was a nationalist. In fact, when you think about it, there is no "expert knowledge" required when labelling a nationalist. Despite its bad coverage, the individual merely adopts the ideology and from here, he projects his own self as a nationalist. There are a lot of nationalists in modern-day Serbian politics, the President Toma Nikolić identifies as one, and famously there is Vojislav Šešelj and a host of high profile figures, none with anything they would even wish to hide: there is a far-left and far-right more or less in every society.

With regards Milošević, it is indeed the case that from early on, his international opponents in western Europe and the United States labelled him a "nationalist", and it is also the case that many mainstream sources (i.e. those the community call "reliable") frequently parroted the label. None of this though explores the concept of Serbian nationalism, and if anything, most have proven that they are not even sure what Serbian nationalism entails in the first place. The most common ideology is one of Greater Serbia, and Milošević's name was linked to this concept right from 1991 until very recent years: although many knew this was never the case, even the modern scholars seem to have conceded this notion now, particularly after the disclosures in the thousands-of-pages judgement on Radovan Karadžić which just about deemed the connection beetween Milošević and Greater Serbia an absurdity (though not in such direct words).

However you look at it, Milošević's detractors needed a "strong case" to oppose him, and to be honest and say that he was simply a hardliner who was not willing to give up Yugoslavia wasn't "corrupt" enough for them, so they created a number of fanciful theories as to how the remaining Pan-Slavic state with Montenegro and the support for Serb breakaway states in Bosnia and Croatia somehow amounted to a "Greater Serbia" on the bottleneck premise of "one man giving the orders across this vast area". In fact, not only did Milošević eventually sign the Dayton Accords (which he did not have to do as he was not a Bosnian Serb), he never interfered with or tried to influence the four failed peace talks prior to Dayton which dated back to 1992. I should add that two of these were agreed by the Serbian representatives and on neither occasion did Milošević's hammer come down. I should note that even regarding the two peace talks that the Serbs rejected, they still attended and considered a proposal which they knew in advance would result in a sovereign Bosnia and Herzegovina, something no right-minded Serbian nationalist would consider (which when you reflect, even raises question marks now just how nationalistic the Bosnian Serb leadership was). Another thing is that it is impossible to equate Serbian nationalism with the continuation of Serbia in a Pan-Slavic union with Montenegro, a region claimed as "Serb" by nationalists and not "independent of it". Other inconsistencies include the peaceful withdrawal from Macedonia (another Serbian heartland to the nationalists), and the creation of FR Yugoslavia in 1992 singularly excluding Serb-held territories in Croatia and Bosnia. It would have been far easier for a nationalist to declare a "Serb state" to include all desires areas, and eradicate a Montenegrin entity. However, it had been Montenegrins representing a Montenegrin interest that kept Montenegro united with Serbia.

That said, this is my own analysis. What you might like to know is that the combintation of Milošević with "nationalism" has been discussed among scholars and publishers, and just as some do call him nationalistic, others - and not necessarily all complimentary ones - state clearly that he was not nationalistic. Here are some:

So as you can see, this one really is not as simple as calling "Adolf Hitler" a definite "nazi". I hope you see my point here. --OJ (talk) 11:42, 8 October 2016 (UTC)

Category:Opinion polling for electionsEdit

Hello Charles. I noticed you created this category, but I'm not sure it's necessary. The articles in Category:Opinion polling by country are pretty much exclusively for elections. It might have been better to rename the existing categories (perhaps Category:Electoral opinion polling by country etc) rather than create a duplicate that all articles are in twice. Do you have any objections to me suggesting the new category is deleted? Cheers, Number 57 19:27, 14 October 2016 (UTC)

Here's my suggestion. We delete my page but we move Category:Opinion polling by country to my page's title (for consistency with Category:Opinion polling for future elections and move all the subcategories accordingly (example; Category:Opinion polling in Australia to Category:Opinion polling for elections in Australia). Charles Essie (talk) 19:36, 14 October 2016 (UTC)

Iraq conflictEdit

Left you a reply at the article's talk page, but also letting you know here I started in my sandbox [5] a rough skeleton of the central article and if you wish you can also help by editing and expanding it while I will also do the same and we will move it to an official article when we done. EkoGraf (talk) 18:39, 18 October 2016 (UTC)

I don't know where to start. I don't have much experience in creating big articles from scratch. Is there any way we could get more people in on this? Charles Essie (talk) 19:59, 18 October 2016 (UTC)
I offered Coltsfan over on the talk page to help out if he wants as well. I got one more editor in mind to ask for help. You can also see if anybody else wants to. EkoGraf (talk) 20:24, 18 October 2016 (UTC)
I'm taking some content from the other articles, moving it into this one, cutting down and summarizing it. I think I finished the prelude and 2003 invasion sections, and have moved some content to the insurgency section, but haven't cut it down yet. You can check and see if you can cut it down yourself, or in fact change the wording both in the first two sections I already finished as well as in the 3rd I'm currently on. EkoGraf (talk) 21:05, 18 October 2016 (UTC)

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Template:Iraqi Civil War infoboxEdit

A very rude editor is constantly changing the start date of the 2014-present Iraqi civil war from January 1st to June 4th at the Template:Iraqi Civil War infobox. Per two previous consensus established, where sources were cited for the January start date, it was established it started in January 2014 (when ISIL took over Fallujah and much of Anbar) and the name should be Iraqi Civil War (2014-present). He is constantly reverting back to June instead of January and he has now also removed (2014-present) from the heading of the infobox (this is required since this is the second civil war, the first one, for which we have a separate article, being from 2006 to 2008). I tried pointing out in the edit summaries when reverting him that a consensus was previously established and that he should start a discussion on the talk page if he wants a new consensus (instead of edit warring), he ignored that and simply made insulting comments. He seems to be a new editor (three months of edits) and possibly isn't aware of how discussions and consensus work. Could you help out? Thanks in advance! EkoGraf (talk) 17:02, 11 June 2017 (UTC)

Here are the sources that were cited in previous discussions that clearly state the escalation of the new phase and rise of ISIL started in January 2014 with the capture of Fallujah, not in June 2014. We could use these sources for the January 2014 start date. [6][7][8][9][10] EkoGraf (talk) 17:14, 11 June 2017 (UTC)
I'll try and revert him again using these sources and open a dialogue at his discussion page. But if he does revert me again please try to help to find a compromise, thanks! Between, I was really busy with real-life events recently and had not the time. But at the moment I do, so if you are able to, I could use some help on developing that umbrella article at my sandbox. :) Any help that you can give (make edits) would be appreciated! EkoGraf (talk) 17:18, 11 June 2017 (UTC)

United in EuropeEdit

I didn't delete United in Europe, I merged all verifiable content to European Parliament election, 2014 (United Kingdom)#Parties and candidates. I also added a hatnote to that section, which you didn't transfer to the article when you reverted. You also didn't link from that section to the restored article. I'll take this to a merge discussion, this is not a notable political party as they failed to get enough press coverage, didn't stand, and soon folded. Fences&Windows 11:53, 4 July 2017 (UTC)

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Category nominationsEdit

Just wondering about all your C2D category nominations of yesterday, why haven't you listed them at the speedy renaming page? Marcocapelle (talk) 04:46, 2 August 2017 (UTC)

I wasn't sure if they qualified for it. Charles Essie (talk) 15:19, 2 August 2017 (UTC)
I'm pretty sure they all qualify as a candidate for speedy rename, per WP:C2D as you noted. Marcocapelle (talk) 06:10, 3 August 2017 (UTC)

Reverting your categoriesEdit

My mistake I was viewing on mobile and misread the revision history. Apologies.

No worries, the mobile version can be confusing. Charles Essie (talk) 03:44, 13 August 2017 (UTC)

Iraqi Civil War (2014–present)Edit

Once again at the talk page I voiced my support for the title to be Iraq War (2014-present) as now you proposed it again (as a compromise). Between, I think the IP editor is actually that Ibrahim guy that changed the title without discussion in the first place, but cann't be sure. EkoGraf (talk) 17:54, 19 August 2017 (UTC)

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Conversion into an articleEdit

Sorry for the delayed reply. Like I said, I have been really busy trying to keep up with the two jobs and to be honest this entirely slipped my mind. I just converted it into an article Iraq conflict (2003–present). So it would be nice if you could also expand the article a bit. Thanks for reminding me to do this! Sorry again! EkoGraf (talk) 07:32, 20 October 2017 (UTC)

No problem and thank you. Charles Essie (talk) 13:57, 20 October 2017 (UTC)

Syrian Arab Republic (1961-70)Edit

Hi We have Iraqi Republic (1958–68), so I think we should create that article. What is your opinion ? --Panam2014 (talk) 14:10, 22 October 2017 (UTC)

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Iraqi Kurdistan general election, 2018Edit

I noticed you reverted my category change, when I removed Category:Elections in Iraq, with the comment "Why? Iraqi Kurdistan is part of Iraq". I agree with the comment, but the reason why is that I have created a new category, "2018 elections in Iraq", which is already part of the category "elections in Iraq".

On that basis, are you ok for this to be removed again? AndrewRT(Talk) 18:32, 1 January 2018 (UTC)

Oops. I didn’t catch that. My apologies. Charles Essie (talk) 21:25, 1 January 2018 (UTC)

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Shortname templatesEdit

Just to let you know, you need to use <noinclude> when you add categories to these templates, otherwise they mess up the infoboxes. See e.g. what Lebanese general election, 2005 looks like since you categorised all those ones. Cheers, Number 57 17:40, 10 January 2018 (UTC)

My mistake. I think I've fixed them? Charles Essie (talk) 17:48, 10 January 2018 (UTC)

Blank linesEdit

Hello Charles,

I came across some of your edits—for example, here, here, here, here, here, and here—and noticed that you are removing the blank lines that separate template code from category code. While this has no visual impact for readers, it does make editing more difficult by creating a massive block of text wherein templates and categories are not easily distinguishable. Therefore, I kindly request you stop making these changes within articles.

Thank you, -- Black Falcon (talk) 01:04, 4 February 2018 (UTC)

I've noticed you are continuing this practice (e.g. here and here). I ask you again to please desist, and at least to engage in a conversation. -- Black Falcon (talk) 19:33, 25 February 2018 (UTC)

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US Commander slam Donald Trump for lack fight against IsisEdit

Hi Charles Essie

My name Admiralnelson I wonder you could add new article on led American invoment fight Isis in Syria I think president Trump want pull troop out or something I want add article page here article here article read here or so. [1]

[2] AdmiralNelson (talk) 22:38, 30 March 2018 (UTC)

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AnarchismEdit

Hi Charles Essie,

I saw your work on articles related to anarchism and wanted to say hello, as I work in the topic area too. If you haven't already, you might want to watch our noticeboard for Wikipedia's coverage of anarchism, which is a great place to ask questions, collaborate, discuss style/structure precedent, and stay informed about content related to anarchism. Take a look for yourself!

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Conservatism in (Republic of) Ireland and related categoriesEdit

Hi. You recently altered dozens of articles from Category:Conservatism in the Republic of Ireland to Category:Conservatism in Ireland. That means we now have parties from the Republic of Ireland (only) sharing a category with parties from Northern Ireland (only), which is less than helpful and is, in fact, a dis-improvement. Can you point to where a discussion on this took place, or was it unilateral? Regards, BastunĖġáḍβáś₮ŭŃ! 07:35, 2 June 2018 (UTC)

It was unilateral and I apologize for not starting a discussion on this. Where should we go from here? Charles Essie (talk) 14:56, 2 June 2018 (UTC)
Having looked over the changes I think all of them are proper to the former category rather than the latter; it'd be best to just revert, I think. Or if you think it needs to be discussed, then probably WP:CFD would be the place to do it, with a notice posted at WT:IE. BastunĖġáḍβáś₮ŭŃ! 16:08, 2 June 2018 (UTC)
How about a partial revert. There's some some stuff in there that might be better suited to an all-Ireland category. Charles Essie (talk) 16:34, 2 June 2018 (UTC)
Sure - there may be some pre-1922 or cross-border bodies there, but not many. BastunĖġáḍβáś₮ŭŃ! 18:00, 2 June 2018 (UTC)

Your draft article, Draft:Arab Socialist UnionEdit

 

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Libertarian Socialist catagoryEdit

Do you have sources for the parties you added to that catagory? If so, would you add the source and perhaps a few lines in the article. Darkstar1st (talk) 19:43, 9 July 2018 (UTC)

Cantons of RojavaEdit

Hi Charles, following the success of your nomination at Wikipedia:Categories_for_discussion/Log/2018_June_17#Category:Cantons_of_Rojava, please would you update the text of the category pages where required? – Fayenatic London 23:48, 11 July 2018 (UTC)

Thanks! Also, should the pages Afrin Canton and Shahba Canton go down from the Regions category into Category:Afrin Region? – Fayenatic London 09:33, 12 July 2018 (UTC)

Your recent edit to Democratic Socialists of America‎Edit

Hi Charles Essie,

In your recent edit, you made a lot of different changes. I noticed two kinds in particular: you added a lot of piped links (like [[Joe Crowley|Joseph Crowley]]) and you removed a lot of red-links (like Seema Singh Perez). Both of these kinds of edits are explicitly discouraged by editing guidelines. The guideline about redlinks is WP:REDLINK; you can read it in detail, but the key bits are

In general, a red link should be allowed to remain in an article if it links to a title that could plausibly sustain an article, but for which there is no existing article, or article section, under any name. Do not remove red links unless you are certain that Wikipedia should not have an article on the subject .... Good red links help Wikipedia—they encourage new contributors in useful directions, and remind us that Wikipedia is far from finished.

Similarly, the guideline about piped links is WP:NOTBROKEN; the key bit is "It is almost never helpful to replace [[redirect]] with [[target|redirect]]."

I would prefer not to do a single revert to your edit; but I also am not inclined to go through and check each of the many changes you made to see whether they are in accordance with these guidelines. Instead, I request that you make a partial revert of your edit, as appropriate.

Thanks for you attention, JBL (talk) 20:08, 6 August 2018 (UTC)

I decided to do a full revert. I have no idea what changes "were" appropriate. Charles Essie (talk) 21:01, 6 August 2018 (UTC)

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En stjerne til deg!Edit

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Thank you for working tirelessly on Wikipedia! Vif12vf/Tiberius (talk) 16:43, 13 October 2018 (UTC)
You're welcome. Charles Essie (talk) 16:50, 13 October 2018 (UTC)

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Nomination for deletion of Template:Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party – Lebanon Region/meta/shortnameEdit

Haile selassie article vandalismEdit

In the said article Haile's birth name is given as dwayne "the ras" johnson. while hilarious it is clearly wrong and a play on dwayne "the rock" johnson. I dont know how to edit wikipedia and found your profile on the talk page. please rectify this if you see fit or at least introduce the problem to other caretakers of the page. thank you.

Someone already has. Charles Essie (talk) 15:49, 18 February 2019 (UTC)

Free Women's UnitsEdit

They're paramilitary, not military, units. Category:Military wings of political parties is a subcategory of Category:Paramilitary organizations. I was cleaning out unqualified entries in the deleted category, and usually explained why in the edit comments, but I seem to have dropped the ball on this one. Clarityfiend (talk) 05:56, 20 May 2019 (UTC)

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