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Sheesh, sorry about thatEdit

The curse of clicking edit on a page when you're viewing an old version! Thanks for sorting it out.  — Amakuru (talk) 21:36, 17 May 2019 (UTC)

Easily done :) — Martin (MSGJ · talk) 18:38, 19 May 2019 (UTC)

Unblock declined for Citation BotEdit

Hi MSGJ. I see that you declined an unblock request at User talk:Citation bot today. I think that the debate on that page has been based on a misunderstanding of the policy. As I just posted at User talk:Citation bot#The current block is not well-founded on the policy, the policy, specifically WP:BOTCONFIG, allows for a bot to be controlled by people who are not the bot's operators. That is exactly how Citation Bot works. Users who trigger the bot are not "bot operators", and are not covered by WP:BOTMULTIOP. I would appreciate your feedback on this. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Srleffler (talkcontribs)

There was some discussion on the semantic differences between "operate", "control" and "trigger", but without any clear resolution. In any case the wording in the policy is "edits of a specific designated type, at the direction of more than one person" (my emphasis). It seems clear to me that the bot is acting under the direction of the user that makes the request. There is a discussion on this very point at Wikipedia talk:Bot policy#Clarification on "Bots operated by multiple users". — Martin (MSGJ · talk) 09:43, 20 May 2019 (UTC)
Thanks.--Srleffler (talk) 02:03, 21 May 2019 (UTC)


Thank you for your help- I really appreciate it.Newton78531(Newton78531 (talk) 17:28, 20 May 2019 (UTC))

Freaks listed at Redirects for discussionEdit

An editor has asked for a discussion to address the redirect Freaks. Since you had some involvement with the Freaks redirect, you might want to participate in the redirect discussion if you wish to do so. Crouch, Swale (talk) 17:45, 21 May 2019 (UTC)


Hi, I happened to see an interesting SPI case while visiting a user talk page. In cases like this, should the account ideally be blocked? Evidences are compelling and one unrelated user and a reviewing clerk urged to block, and more over it looks like this guy was hiding during the SPI and did not came to defend/explain himself despite being informed about it in his talk page, and neither did he left a message on the accusing user's talk. He returned to editing only after the case was closed and archived. Isn't this strange. It pretty much looks like a block evasion went scot-free. (talk) 13:25, 3 June 2019 (UTC)

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Proposed deletion of File:Core on purple background.PNGEdit


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A Barnstar for you!Edit

  The Reviewer's Barnstar
This is for your valuable efforts for reviewing articles under pending changes protection. Thank you PATH SLOPU 14:28, 14 June 2019 (UTC)
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