What do you think about this little edit war over an article you created?Edit

[1] Want me to do anything? Doug Weller talk 15:59, 23 June 2022 (UTC)

@Doug Weller, Thanks. I just had a discussion with one of the involved at Talk:Harry_Styles#The_Larries, so I'm ok with not participating atm. I see no obvious admin-action atm, but feel free to watchlist Larries . I may try to add something about tinhatting [2] at Tin foil hat. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 16:47, 23 June 2022 (UTC)
Ok. Doug Weller talk 17:33, 23 June 2022 (UTC)
@Doug Weller Some discussion have started on the talkpage Talk:Larries, please stick around. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 18:35, 25 June 2022 (UTC)
Ok, but I’ll be lights out in less than 2 and a half hours. Doug Weller talk 18:40, 25 June 2022 (UTC)
@Doug Weller, Dito, I meant like in the coming weeks or so. Things may not happen quickly, but they will probably happen. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 18:43, 25 June 2022 (UTC)
And I was just about to ask about DS-banners. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 18:46, 25 June 2022 (UTC)
Seemed the obvious thing to do. I’ll keep it on my watchlist. Doug Weller talk 18:49, 25 June 2022 (UTC)

I’m not sure how to engage in this forum, but I am seeking clarification on why @Warofdreams deemed it appropriate to edit and remove my contributions on Chris Keats. The information on Wiki was outdated. Chris Keates did step down for breach of statute. The hearing was held on 9 October 2019 by the Certification Officer Sarah Bedwell. The decision was published and the edits by me are extracted directly from the Certification Office decision on the Case Parlour v NASUWT. The edits i made are accurate; in the public domain already and are of public interest.Edit

I’m not sure how to engage in this forum, but I am seeking clarification on why @Warofdreams deemed it appropriate to edit and remove my contributions on Chris Keats. The information on Wiki was outdated. Chris Keates did step down for breach of statute. The hearing was held on 9 October 2019 by the Certification Officer Sarah Bedwell. The decision was published and the edits by me are extracted directly from the Certification Office decision on the Case Parlour v NASUWT. The edits i made are accurate; in the public domain already and are of public interest. Whistling Dragonslayer (talk) 19:46, 30 June 2022 (UTC)https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/breach-of-statute-decision-parlour-v-nasuwt

and 'Warofdreams has never engaged with me... He/she is the editor who removed my references for some reason.

Edits and removal of facts by @WarofdreamsEdit

I’m not sure how to engage in this forum, but I am seeking clarification on why @Warofdreams deemed it appropriate to edit and remove my contributions on Chris Keats. The information on Wiki was outdated. Chris Keates did step down for breach of statute. The hearing was held on 9 October 2019 by the Certification Officer Sarah Bedwell. The decision was published and the edits by me are extracted directly from the Certification Office decision on the Case Parlour v NASUWT. The edits i made are accurate; in the public domain already and are of public interest. Whistling Dragonslayer (talk) 19:47, 30 June 2022 (UTC)

@Whistling Dragonslayer Did you check WP:BRD? Basically, start with talking to the editor you have a disagreement with. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 19:53, 30 June 2022 (UTC)
I have no idea how to talk with the editor who removed all of the verifiable links I put in. He/ She simply deleted them.
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/breach-of-statute-decision-parlour-v-nasuwt Whistling Dragonslayer (talk) 22:15, 30 June 2022 (UTC)
In this particular case, it's User talk:Warofdreams. You can see that at the Edit history tab at Chris Keates. However, you are now in a WP:EDITWAR with more than one editor, and should start a discussion at the article talkpage. If you want to learn how to make edits to WP that can "stick", you need to learn how to add references correctly, this is essential. See WP:TUTORIAL. See also WP:BLP, very important. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 06:15, 1 July 2022 (UTC)

See what happensEdit

I couldn't stand it any longer.   That article needs more work. I've also been trying to clean up some of the other blatant misinformation, and cynophobia nonsense. Also, since you didn't participate in this local discussion can you or someone else close it? Atsme 💬 📧 16:45, 4 July 2022 (UTC)

I took that one off my watchlist after the latest talkpage comment. I've actually never closed a WP-discussion, I post at WP:RFCL if needed. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 18:55, 4 July 2022 (UTC)

mysteryEdit

What is yellow and cant swim? A digger — Preceding unsigned comment added by Nickgurr135 (talkcontribs) 19:44, 11 July 2022 (UTC)

Question from Yolkflix on Samantha Ruth Prabhu (05:03, 12 July 2022)Edit

Hello Samantha father is a telugu man but he hails from Tamilnadu only,even Samantha herself said in an interview once her father is from tn --Yolkflix (talk) 05:03, 12 July 2022 (UTC)

@Yolkflix, hello. The article is a WP:BLP (read that), so you need a good source, like an article in The Hindu, and you also have to learn how to add the cite/reference to the article correctly, WP:TUTORIAL can help with that (and even then, it's possible that other editors may disagree with you it should be in the article).
If you edit from a phone, it may be easier to use the desktop view, so you see the WP-pages as they appear on a laptop. Hope this helps some. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 07:24, 12 July 2022 (UTC)

Lily32241, Harry Styles topics, & following me aroundEdit

Hello! User @ Lily32241 seems to have a history of disruptive editing already but in my case it is making me feel very harassed. They seem to keep an eye on pages & sections of Harry Styles articles I edit so they can explicitly excise references to sexuality, and sometimes other challenging topics like race. They do this to other editors too, and even have in the past repeatedly removed the reference to Starfox the comics character being pansexual on his page, even though they have no other history of comics editing, presumably because Styles plays him in a movie. Cue confused comics editors on that page! Besides this, they basically only contribute occasional chart information. It seems very clear to me that they are disinterested in expanding knowledge on Wikipedia (they create no pages and rarely add anything substantial) and are fixated on making sure Styles is percieved in the straightest and least controversial way possible while still being forced to contend with reality that he is a fluid, androgynous, and complicated figure in the culture.

What can be done about this? I think it would be wrong to simply say "don't edit Styles related topics" but I find this fixation upsetting and I don't feel like the editing is in good faith. H-influenzae (talk) 13:11, 12 July 2022 (UTC)

I see this (you both anyway) is at ANI atm, that may lead to something. I an not familiar with Lily32241 or their editing, but on "fixation", you did write this:[3]. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 19:55, 12 July 2022 (UTC)
To be fair, since April I have contributed to WP in many other ways and have expanded my purview far beyond his personal life. I rose to anger at that point because I was very frustrated.
It appears I may be topic banned from editing for anything related to Styles, though they are taking a while to agree upon if I should. This seems a bit extreme but I am not an admin. H-influenzae (talk) 21:00, 12 July 2022 (UTC)
Am now concerned I may get in even more trouble because I suggested I may use a different account to avoid people following me around. I didn't realize that was against the rules, even if you had no plans to edit your old pages. There are a lot of rules at Wikipedia that are different than on other websites, it is very hard to know all of them. H-influenzae (talk) 21:03, 12 July 2022 (UTC)
My assertions that Lily32241 was following me around were not listened to by administrators. I am not sure why. Perhaps there was more evidence I should have provided? H-influenzae (talk) 21:05, 12 July 2022 (UTC)
The ANI seems to go reasonably well (based on what I expected, anyway). Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 13:14, 14 July 2022 (UTC)
I have to say, Billy Porter looked better in his dress. Elizabeth Hurley, even more so. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 13:23, 14 July 2022 (UTC)

More re Harry Styles topicsEdit

Hi, Mr Fröding. I thought you might be interested in this ANI discussion, as well as the new article itself, Blue Gucci dress of Harry Styles. Bishonen | tålk 16:04, 12 July 2022 (UTC).

Thanks Bish. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 19:55, 12 July 2022 (UTC)

Category:Ballpoint pen art has been nominated for renamingEdit

 

Category:Ballpoint pen art has been nominated for renaming. A discussion is taking place to decide whether this proposal complies with the categorization guidelines. If you would like to participate in the discussion, you are invited to add your comments at the category's entry on the categories for discussion page. Thank you. Marcocapelle (talk) 05:29, 20 July 2022 (UTC)

Question from Abiola John (16:47, 2 August 2022)Edit

Hello

  I’m Abiola John and I’m new here !

I’m not an act student but I have a story to share which I have been taking classes but still I don’t know how to start my book ! How do I go about it ? --Abiola John (talk) 16:47, 2 August 2022 (UTC)

If you want to know how to write a book which includes personal experiences do NOT start here. This is an encyclopedia. We do research in secondary sources, on limited topics, and attempt to present what others have done in a short and neutral summary. That's it. No joy here for book writers. Try Youtube. Jenhawk777 (talk) 21:57, 2 August 2022 (UTC)
@Abiola John Hello! Sorry for the late reply. Like Jenhawk said, "share a story" is not what WP is for, this website is more constricted than that. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 10:44, 9 August 2022 (UTC)

Hello!Edit

I am now on the third total rewrite of the same article and have been totally neglecting everything and everyone as a result of this obsession. I live in hope. I wish I could stop.   Thinking of you! Jenhawk777 (talk) 21:52, 2 August 2022 (UTC)

@Jenhawk777 Hi Jenhawk! I've been of WP for a bit but I'm back. Compared to many other parts of the world, Sweden has had a quite normal summer, weather-wise. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 10:41, 9 August 2022 (UTC)
I'm so glad to hear from you! We are having a normal summer too, which is to say normally hot. I don't know if anyone would notice if it was any hotter because it always seems too hot to breathe. We stay inside. Or go to the beach where there is always a breeze. I have all kinds of yard work I am just not doing. Weeds be damned! On WP I am letting go and moving on this summer. I have accepted that I am never going to get the two articles on Christianization approved. I retitled the one, reorganized the other - for the third time. I posted on the neutrality notice board asking for comment. Nothing. I've just accepted these are going nowhere. At Bible I have figured out that as long as I let the other editor be in charge, we can get along. It means leaving those unverifiable bundled references that I absolutely know are not all correctly used, but so be it. No one but me will ever go to the trouble of trying to verify them. So I am accepting my losses and moving on. I am thinking of attempting to create a couple of biographies, and I have not done one before. Have you? Any advice? Jenhawk777 (talk) 19:39, 9 August 2022 (UTC)
I have created a few (User:Gråbergs_Gråa_Sång#Articles_I_created), Pamela Balash-Webber was the latest one. They tend to be rather short, and I'm something of a WP:BLP-fanatic, rules-wise. My reading of that policy is "when in doubt, exclude." If they're about living people, don't forget WP:ABOUTSELF sources, they can be quite useful. Sometimes you can get good hits at Youtube, see Ken_Nwosu#External_links. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 15:16, 10 August 2022 (UTC)

Question from Beautifulscarlet (10:20, 8 August 2022)Edit

Hi there, do you know how to make a montage using wiki media photos. I'm hoping to add a montage to my home town Wikipedia page. --Beautifulscarlet (talk) 10:20, 8 August 2022 (UTC)

@Beautifulscarlet Hello again! Something like the leadimage at Paris? Never tried to do that myself, Wikipedia:Collage tips may have some helpful guidance. Try checking the wikitext/code of an article that does it like you want to do it, and copy the way that article do it.
You can also consider a gallery like at History_of_Diving_Museum#Gallery. If you check the wikitext (click "edit source" in that section) it's not that complicated. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 11:05, 9 August 2022 (UTC)
If only I lived in Paris, but yes exactly those sort of images. Thanks for the information, I will use Wikipedia Collage tips and see if it helps. Thanks once again. Beautifulscarlet (talk) 13:16, 9 August 2022 (UTC)
@Beautifulscarlet I note that people make these in different ways, compare for example by clicking the leadpics at Bradford and Paris. Or Shakespeare authorship question. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 20:33, 12 August 2022 (UTC)
@Alexis Jazz, any sage advice on the above question? Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 20:36, 12 August 2022 (UTC)
Beautifulscarlet, if you create the montage as a new image: when picking photos try to make sure their license is valid. If a photo has no EXIF metadata you should probably skip it. If it was uploaded by someone who hasn't uploaded anything else, skip it. Try to find photos that are part of a series/album by the author. The issue otherwise is that if one photo is deleted due to a questionable license, the whole montage could get deleted as well.
Also indicate very clearly which photos are the source for the montage. Use only photos that are already available on Wikimedia. If you want to use a freely licensed photo from Flickr for example, import the original photo first.
A few alternatives for a new image file, from the top of my head: {{Multiple image}} or a packed-hover gallery. Alexis Jazz (talk or ping me) 21:44, 12 August 2022 (UTC)

Rama SethuEdit

I see your articles over Christians but without any evidences why you changed Rama Sethu name as Adam Bridge in addition too why you are adding fake information without knowing the truths? 223.196.173.44 (talk) 06:12, 14 August 2022 (UTC)

If you want to discuss the content of an article, do it on the talkpage of that article. It is not fake information that the en-WP article Adam's Bridge exists. You may or may not find the info at this link interesting: Talk:Adam's_Bridge#Frequently asked questions; please read before posting. Gråbergs Gråa Sång (talk) 06:56, 14 August 2022 (UTC)