Saturday, March 21, 2020

Wikipedia in a Time of Coronavirus: the Talk page on the Coronavirus article

The following is what happens when the "gnoming" mentality runs into an actual major event -- the world COVID-19 outbreak. The major issue here is "disambiguation" - does the page fit into the old Coronavirus page or not? The copypasting begins below:

There is no doubt that the vast majority of people searching for the term "coronavirus" will be looking for an article directly related to the current pandemic. Very few people will be looking for information on the subfamily Orthocoronavirinae, so they should not be immediately directed to this article. I also wouldn't underestimate how easy it is for infrequent Wikipedia readers to miss the header directing them to other pages. To me, this move would pretty clearly be in our readers' best interests, though I'm curious what the rest of you think. Will(B) 15:25, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
One other thought—I realize that page views alone shouldn't be the determining factor here; however, I think there is a strong case that Orthocoronavirinae is no longer the primary topic of the term "coronavirus". The societal impact has been so large that I think it's fair to say the word "coronavirus" will forever be linked to the pandemic. However, there is obviously a lot of ambiguity in the word, which is why I'm proposing we make Coronavirus into a disambiguation page. Will(B) 15:35, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
  • I don't think this would be very helpful, since the article introduces all of the more specific topics that are on the disambiguation page. It is possible that a lot of people coming here are looking for the virus or the pandemic, but that is not really clear from the page views. Dekimasuよ! 16:44, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
Right or not, the word "coronavirus" is often used as shorthand to refer to the disease or the pandemic, not just the virus itself. Will(B) 15:04, 19 March 2020 (UTC)
Having the disambiguation page at the plain title is not helpful to any users. Dekimasuよ! 09:44, 20 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Support: I know we know what the article is about, and we see the links at the top of the page. But I think we have to be pragmatic: people are coming here thinking it's about the outbreak, since that's what "coronavirus" means to them, some are not taking notice of the page top links, and some are editing and making edit requests about the outbreak. Esowteric+Talk 17:09, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
    • Yeah, the number of edit requests on this talk page alone are evidence that people are assuming it's for COVID-19 without noticing the links at the top of the page. Will(B) 17:24, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Support per nom.--Ortizesp (talk) 17:27, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Speedy support For the sake of everyone the COVID-19 should be moved here, if people think "(group of viruses)" is a poor disambiguator then we can come up with a better name for this article in the future and move it then, (maybe "Orthocoronavirinae").★Trekker (talk) 17:38, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
    • Yeah I'm definitely open to other suggestions besides "(group of viruses)". Will(B) 17:41, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Oppose I'm not convinced that this is accurate, helpful or necessary. We don't know that readers are missing the hat notes about the pandemic. They might be coming here seeking some background on coronaviruses in general. It would also be incorrect; if "coronavirus" is not a group of viruses, what is it? Graham Beards (talk) 17:53, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
    • It's true we don't really have any way to quantify how many readers are missing the note at the top, but as Esowteric mentioned, there is definitely evidence that some are. Though even if no one missed that note, I still think making this a disambiguation page would be the right move, because there's just no way the average person searching for "coronavirus" is looking for the broad group of viruses. And it's not incorrect to refer to the current virus strain as simply "the coronavirus", as that has quite clearly become the common name for it. (After all, we call it the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic, not the 2019–20 SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.) Will(B) 18:02, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
Your point about its becoming the common name is valid.Graham Beards (talk) 18:12, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
Although AIDS' common name was originally GRID, so with less than three months in the -english world, anything could happen. 86.8.202.58 (talk)
Also, this is a clear example of a WP:BROADCONCEPT article. © Tbhotch (en-3). 20:02, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
I did think about that, but considering that this is a once-in-a-generation, maybe once-in-a-century pandemic, it's hard for me to imagine it won't be the primary topic of the word "coronavirus" for very many years. This is more than just "current events." Will(B) 20:30, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
See WP:BALL Graham Beards (talk) 20:53, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Comment More than one newspaper headline has spelled it "coronovirus". We should be thinking about how to deal with the redirect.— Vchimpanzee • talk • contributions • 21:07, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Oppose per WP:CONCEPTDAB. The current DAB page is very thin; it's just this page, and the current outbreak, which is a directly correlated topic anyway. I don't think that is a more useful landing than this article, which isn't incorrect in any sense. Nohomersryan (talk) 21:48, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Oppose: yes, this current event is massive, but cororonaviruses cause the cold among other things, the current outbreak and novel version is only one subset. This is WP:RECENTISM SITH (talk) 23:06, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Support Completely agree, even if this may be a temporary move while usage is stronger due to the pandemic. If common usage returns to its original sense once the pandemic passes, the article can move back. Not a chance all these views are for people wondering what other virus belong to Orthocoranavirinae. GoEThe (talk) 23:35, 18 March 2020 (UTC)
Yeah, this proposal is (sort of understandably) getting a lot of pushback, but I think at the very least we should have a temporary big box at the top referring readers to other pages that they're more likely to be looking for. As I said, many casual readers are likely to miss the hatnote. Will(B) 15:03, 19 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Oppose as awkward and short-term thinking. -- Netoholic @ 02:32, 19 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Support - too many people are getting the viral grouping and COVID-19 mixed up. 2601:548:8204:34B0:719B:DFD2:2B57:9B72 (talk) 04:26, 19 March 2020 (UTC) Neko
  • Oppose Per WP:RECENTISM and WP:SURPRISE.ZXCVBNM (TALK) 07:49, 19 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Oppose, it is very helpful for users to learn that the coronavirus causing the current outbreak is only one of a family. The rest is recentism. --MartinoK (talk) 09:48, 19 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Strong oppose - this is pure short-term thinking. What happens when the next coronavirus hits? Should it be changed again? --awkwafaba (📥) 13:58, 19 March 2020 (UTC)
    • To be clear, I'm not proposing we have "coronavirus" redirect to the novel virus or the pandemic; I'm proposing we simply make it a disambiguation page. So if there were a "next coronavirus", we would simply add it to the disambiguation page. However, I think it's unlikely there will be a "next coronavirus". Yes, I'm aware SARS was a coronavirus, and there will likely be future epidemics caused by coronaviruses; however, the big difference here is that only this coronavirus is referred to as "the coronavirus" as its common name. The "next coronavirus", if there is one, probably won't be referred to as simply "the coronavirus". Will(B) 15:25, 19 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Strong oppose Already a disambig header, people can navigate to the article they are looking for. Hemiauchenia (talk) 15:21, 19 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Comment After seeing "Cornavirus" in a headline and, when I typed that to make the red link appear so I could create a redirect, I found at least two articles aht had that spelling somewhere and corrected it. The redirect is to "Coronavirus", but should it be?— Vchimpanzee • talk • contributions • 17:52, 19 March 2020 (UTC)
I've rcatted it as {{R from misspelling}}: but I would have left it red, it is actually allowable to let the search engine do its job when someone types something. I imagine you found the two misspellings from search engine results: but by creating the redirect, no other reader can do so as easily. So your question is basically "what would people expect to find when they typed "cornavirus"? The answer: what the search engine tells them. 62.165.200.10 (talk) 01:43, 20 March 2020 (UTC)
I found the misspellings because that's how the newspaper web sites spelled the headlines.— Vchimpanzee • talk • contributions • 16:53, 20 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Oppose. We are an encyclopedia, not a journal of popular culture. Just as Apple is a fruit, not a computer company, so Coronavirus is a family of viruses of which COVID-19 and its resultant disease and pandemic are just one example, others being the viruses that caused the SARS and MERS outbreaks, which were also important topics. As a final point, all three articles related to the pandemic are linked from the top hatnote, so it's not as if having a disambiguation page would actually result in any fewer clicks or convenience for readers.  — Amakuru (talk) 22:25, 19 March 2020 (UTC)
  • OpposeWP:NOTNEWS. An enyclopaedia should help people find detailed information, and be more permanent than a mutating strain of a fairly common virus. 62.165.200.10 (talk) 01:40, 20 March 2020 (UTC)
  •  Question: Is there a precedent set? Are there any other virus families that have received the "<term> leads to a disambiguation page" treatment already? --Tenryuu 🐲 ( 💬 • 📝) 02:16, 20 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Oppose, for the sake of scientific accuracy. BD2412 T 02:50, 20 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Support I'd prioritise aiding readers reach what they are aiming for – and I'm supposing that's the current pandemic, at the moment, and as long as the situation will stay critical. I'd lean into defaulting Coronavirus → Coronavirus (disambiguation) and renaming the current page Coronaviruses, if that's not dead wrong, scientifically. I'd strongly suggest temporarily emphasising the in-page disambiguation paragraph (more than it is now), hoping that's possible within Wikipedia standards. I would also consider temporarily emphasising Covid-19 on the disambiguation page Pax.mtx (talk) 08:39, 20 March 2020 (UTC)
This isn't that helpful. Even on the disambiguation page, you'd still have to select a link to get to Covid-19, which is already covered by the hatnote on the current coronavirus page anyway. AngusWOOF (bark • sniff) 19:02, 21 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Oppose This accomplishes nothing, given that there is already a hatnote at the top of the page. * Pppery * it has begun... 18:40, 20 March 2020 (UTC)
  • Strong Oppose does nothing except makes it harder to find the article the name is coronavirus not Covid 19 if people wrongly search Apple they get the fruit instead of the company it that is not changed to Apple (Fruit) --Cs california (talk) 02:27, 21 March 2020 (UTC)
  • oppose We need the Dab page. And, I ll reiterate, AIDS' common name was originally GRID, so with less than three months in the -english world, anything could happen.86.8.202.58 (talk) 02:41, 21 March 2020 (UTC)
Oppose. It's a subfamily, a taxonomic classification, not a "group of viruses". Plus, it's wrong application of disambiguation; there's no other "coronavirus". There's only one meaning of the word, and it's this. The brackets are redundant. · • SUM1 • · (talk) 15:36, 21 March 2020 (UTC)

And here is the rest:


survival times on stainless steel[edit]

absurd\arcane detail. Anybody thinks this should stay should at least add some text and say what RH means. Gjxj (talk) 02:33, 19 March 2020 (UTC)
I think it should be removed. They used different viruses and it refers to primary studies that are not WP:MEDRS compliant.Graham Beards (talk) 08:14, 19 March 2020 (UTC)

Edit Request (March 18th 2020)[edit]

The line "The most recent common ancestor (MRCA) of all coronaviruses has been placed at around 8000 BCE (Before the Common Era, or BC, or AD)" is incorrect - AD is not the same as BC or BCE, and should be removed. --Snowen (talk) 01:33, 20 March 2020 (UTC)
@Snowen:  Done. Removed the entire phrase in parentheses as BCE is already linked to the Common Era article. As a side note, please use the {{Edit extended-protected}} template to make edit requests on extended-protected pages so that admins can see it be added to Category:Wikipedia extended-confirmed-protected edit requests. --Tenryuu 🐲 ( 💬 • 📝) 05:33, 20 March 2020 (UTC)

political slant[edit]

This article is inaccurate in saying our President and his administration was denying the seriousness of the virus to mid March. The travel restriction was placed on China February 2, 2020. It is a shame to see politics over facts. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Rcstephens (talk • contribs) 09:11, 20 March 2020 (UTC)
"This article is about the group of viruses. For the disease that has sparked the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic, see Coronavirus disease 2019. For the virus itself, see Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2." Where did you see such criticism of the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in this article? Esowteric+Talk 09:28, 20 March 2020 (UTC)
Rcstephens, I think you're on the wrong page. Perhaps you're looking for 2019–20 coronavirus pandemicTenryuu 🐲 ( 💬 • 📝) 14:49, 20 March 2020 (UTC)

Extended-confirmed-protected edit request on 21 March 2020[edit]

the host organism and the spike protein attaches to its complementary host cell receptor. =>the host organism and the spike protein attaches to its complementary host cell receptor that in many cases is the angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2)Mike QFT (talk) 16:01, 21 March 2020 (UTC) Mike QFT (talk) 16:01, 21 March 2020 (UTC)
I have changed it to:
"Infection begins when the the viral spike (S) glycoprotein attaches to its complementary host cell receptor, which usually is the angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2)." Graham Beards (talk) 16:12, 21 March 2020 (UTC)

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Kinda-Wikipedia: James Randi and the Trail of Wreckage Behind Him

This began as a series of emails between myself and Eric Barbour on Randall James Zwinge (James Randi) this summer. Pretty much I am writing about James Randi because he is 91 years old at time of posting, and I fear that if he were to die in the next six months that a "canonization" would begin from the remains of the James Randi Educational Foundation, the people at CSI(COP) who are still fans, his former JREF message board (now run by "International Skeptics" maybe-group), and various others. Had he died a decade ago, the resistance, fanboy rage, and other irrationalities would have made talking about Randi's darker aspects online nearly impossible. As it is, his Wikipedia BLP (biography) has people watching it. One of my sources for this article was Tim Cridland's 2016 review of Randi's biographic documentary An Honest Liar (2014) for which Cridland set up a one-shot blog. Tim Cridland has a background both in investigative reporting through his unfortunately-defunct 'zine Off the Deep End and in the sort of stage performance James Randi started out in - Cridland is also "Zamora the Torture King" a sideshow human blockhead. Randi started out as "Randall the Telepath", but then we are getting ahead of ourselves.

Randi up to 1970

Randall James Zwinge was born in Toronto, Canada on August 7, 1928. He dropped out of Canadian high school at the age of 17, and started doing magic for a travelling carnival - he was into magic since childhood when he had seen Henry Blackstone, Sr. perform, and doing card tricks passed the time when he was in a cast after a childhood bicycle accident. For a lot of his early career (1946 onward) he seemed to orbit around Toronto doing both the aforementioned stage mentalist act ("Randall the Telepath"), doing escapism magic (he liked escaping from straightjackets while hanging upside-down in the air - he later mocked that bit in a cameo on Happy Days in 1978) and being involved with the Toronto Globe and Mail's predecessor Midnight, which was a nightlife publication in the 1950s. Cridland mentions this publication in his 2013 interview with Radio Misterioso (Greg Bishop) on the predecessor article to the movie review, a 2012 The Anomalist magazine article titled "The Real James Randi." What Cridland discovered is that Randi is rather loose with recounting his own past - before he was a high school dropout he allegedly destroyed a Spiritualist church through his understanding of "cold reading" as a teenager. But had he? Was there such a church or group? Cridland in his interview says he could not find any scrap of proof that the incident occurred.

The "Randall the Telepath" act had that same problem - according to Cridland he advertised himself as an actual telepath, not a stage act. He also made predictions or psychic "detective work" for money as late as the age of 26:

.....In the early days Randi represented himself to the public and to the media as a genuine mind reader. In later interviews and accounts he would always claim he did this only briefly, but the historical record shows that this went on from his teens until at least the age of 26. The film shows a very public prediction that Randi, then known as Randall Zwinge, made for a Toronto newspaper. In the film Randi says the prediction, which seemingly foretells the outcome of the World Series, happened when he was 21.
 In a self-recorded interview, Randi would say that he was always able to talk his way out if a reporter or interviewer would bring past claims of being psychic. Over the years Randi has a tale of a man from Florida who came to visit him believing he had genuine psychic powers and offered him money to give him information. In one version, told in Randi's book Conjuring [1992], he wants to know the outcome of horses races. Randi then elaborates on the moral dilemma this caused him and states that that was one of the reasons he dropped the whole phony psychic routine. In AHL, Randi's friend, magician Penn Jillette, talks of this time in Randi's life and says that is commendable that “...he backed away from it." 
 The problem is that Randi has said he backed away, but the record shows he went back to it again and again. Randi's account in Conjuring refers to the World Series prediction and states that he was "eighteen years old" when this occurred. There are other accounts of similar predictions from different years. Both my article and AHL show that Randi's claims of being psychic went on for at least eight years beyond his supposed encounter with the unnamed man from Florida. Randi's reasons for dropping the psychic routine are much more likely related to his success as a stage magician and escape artist than a moral dilemma.
 Although Randi and his associates demand a high criteria for accuracy in the people and claims they scrutinize, Randi gets away with slippery story telling.....

And this isn't even mentioning his time doing horoscopes as "Zo-ran" in Midnight - today he would say "it was an experiment in gullibility", back then he was doing it for a paycheck.

By the early 1960s Randi was in New York City, doing regular stage magic and also appearing on Long John Nebel's WOR-AM radio talk show. When Nebel left that station to go to syndication, James Randi took over the show. Along the way Randi came into contact with James Moseley, the editor of Saucer News (later Saucer Smear); we don't know if they ran into each other through Nebel's show or the Joe Pyne syndicated TV talk show (Moseley made a number of appearances on The Joe Pyne Show)

(post under construction)

Monday, February 17, 2020

Wikipedia IRC on St. Valentine's Day 2010

Session Start: Sun Feb 14 12:35:04 2010
Session Ident: #wikipedia-en
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 03[12:35] * Topic is 'English Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org | Status: Up | Channel guidelines at http://bit.ly/OiAr | If you need a channel operator, say !op followed by your request, or join #wikimedia-ops | No public logging | For urgent assistance or help, type !admin followed by your request. | IRC community meeting on Feb. 24: http://is.gd/7zSYm '
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[12:35] #wikipedia-en url is http://en.wikipedia.org/
[12:35] <[Soap]> hmm
[12:35] <Jyothis> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Blockip/Acrotèrion_is_a_pèdo
[12:35] <[Soap]> Acroterion just blocked a few people
[12:35] <Jyothis> ok
[12:35] <[Soap]> I betcha those are just socks of the same guy
[12:35] <[Soap]> he used {[softerblock}}
[12:35] <Jyothis>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Blockip/Acrotèrion_fux_chickens
[12:36] <[Soap]> wow
[12:36] <[Soap]> that guy's busy
[12:36] <Qcoder00> Jythois:??
[12:36] <Jyothis> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Blockip/Acrotèrion_rapès_babies
[12:36] <Jyothis> yes Qcoder00
[12:36] <Qcoder00> Erm...
[12:36] <Qcoder00> If it urgent use the ping noted in the channel topic
[12:36] <Jyothis> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Blockip/Acrotèrion kicked in the mouth
[12:37] <Jyothis> I think I did?
[12:37] <Qcoder00> Any chanops?
[12:37] <Jyothis> havent seen any
[12:37] <Ottava> Rjd0060 was about
[12:38] <Prodego> what?
[12:38] <[Soap]> I put those on UAA
[12:38] <Qcoder00> Jyothis: Posting a lot of links maybe in good faith, but given the antics of some trolls some people here are jumpy
[12:38] <TenPoundHammer> Hmm.
[12:38] <[Soap]> someone'll see them soon
[12:38] <TenPoundHammer> That's weird.
[12:39] <Qcoder00> Jyothis: Usally it's better to post stuff like that on WP:AIV or WP:ANI
[12:39] <Prodego> Qcoder00: did you need something?
[12:39] <Qcoder00> Prodego: False alarm
[12:39] <Ottava> Prodego - he wanted to tell you how amazing you are
[12:39] <Qcoder00> "Move along - Nothing to see!"
[12:39] <Prodego> ah, yes, that must be it Ottava
[12:39] <Ottava> : )
[12:39] <Qcoder00> Prodego: Sorry
[12:40] <Jyothis> Ok, I was just trying to report whatever I saw in my bot log. Sorry if that was a problem
[12:40] <Qcoder00> Jysothis: OK...
[12:40] <Qcoder00> *Jyothis: OK
[12:40] <Qcoder00> Sorry
[12:41] <[Soap]> Qcoder I think youre over-reacting a bit.  It's not disruptive to post links to vandalism
 06[12:41] * Jyothis points Qcoder00 to #swmtbot
[12:42] <Qcoder00> Jyothis: I only deal with images, others deal with the da vandals ...
 06[12:43] * Jyothis works with CVN and SWMT
[12:43] <[Soap]> theyre all blocked now
[12:43] <Jyothis> Thanks [Soap] :)
 08[12:44] * derp huggles [Soap] tightly.
[12:44] <Jyothis> derp, Soap can slip away ;)
[12:45] <TenPoundHammer> sweet
[12:45] <TenPoundHammer> Apparently Catholics pay better when it  comes to piano playesr.
[12:45] <TenPoundHammer> *players
[12:45] <Ottava> >.>
[12:45] <TenPoundHammer> I played two funeral masses this week. One paid $50, the other $75.
[12:46] <Ottava> Were you invited to the wake?
[12:46] <TenPoundHammer> yeah, but we had other things to do so we declined.
 08[12:46] <derp> TenPoundHammer, did you eat any of those little sandwiches with no crusts?
[12:46] <TenPoundHammer> no
[12:46] <TenPoundHammer> first one had a lunch, second one didn't
[12:46] <Jyothis> here is an interesting id -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Blockip/UsernameInViolationOfPolicy
[12:47] <Ottava> No :?
 08[12:47] <derp> Jyothis, you'd need a steward for that.
Session Close: Sun Feb 14 12:48:09 2010

Session Start: Sun Feb 14 12:48:09 2010
Session Ident: #wikipedia-en
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Session Close: Sun Feb 14 12:48:14 2010

Session Start: Sun Feb 14 12:49:48 2010
Session Ident: #wikipedia-en
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 03[12:49] * Set by Rjd0060!~Rjd0060@wikimedia/Rjd0060 on Thu Feb 11 15:44:00
[12:49] #wikipedia-en url is http://en.wikipedia.org/
[12:50] <TenPoundHammer> Please? Caldorwards4  is a friend of mine and I don't want him to get blocked for 3RR
[12:51] <[Soap]> lol COI
[12:51] <TenPoundHammer> ?
 08[12:51] * derp huggles TenPoundHammer tightly.
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[12:56] <TenPoundHammer> Why can't people undestand that copypasting from another page is a no no?
[12:57] <Lady_Aleena> No clue.
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[13:00] <TenPoundHammer> Because people are MORONS! MORONS! MORONS!
[13:00] <TenPoundHammer> Or so says Rat.
[13:00] <Lady_Aleena> Mostly true.
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[13:03] <TenPoundHammer> wow, I'm too dumb for Jeopardy
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[13:04] <TenPoundHammer> considering the last two weeks were college tournaments, you'd think it'd be easy, right?
[13:05] <TenPoundHammer> Wrong.
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[13:11] <TenPoundHammer> where is  everyone?
[13:12] <derp> here.
[13:12] <derp> but Everyone is with over there.
[13:12] <derp> You know Everyone is married?
[13:13] <derp> she was previously married to no
[13:13] <Ottava> Hmm
[13:13] <Ottava> Canadians are weird ;/
[13:13] <derp> so everyone has remarried with Over there.
[13:13] <derp> So her full name is everyone no over there.
[13:13] <derp> She says hi.
[13:13] * derp huggles Ottava tightly.
[13:14] <TenPoundHammer> Lady Antebellum = awesome.
[13:14] * Ottava pets derp
[13:14] <Ottava> Did you see the opening games?
[13:14] <Ottava> What did you think of the tap dancing and fiddle playing?
[13:15] <Ottava> and the magical canoe?
[13:15] <derp> It was magical :)
[13:16] <Ottava> Was that all truly Canadian? : )
[13:17] <derp> Well, of course :)
[13:17] <derp> The magical canoe is a québecois story.
[13:17] <Ottava> http://sports.yahoo.com/olympics/vancouver/blog/fourth_place_medal/post/Classic-mix-up-NBC-confuses-Terry-Fox-for-Micha?urn=oly,219520
[13:17] <Ottava> : )
[13:17] <derp> lol
[13:17] <Ottava> Derp - did it swell your little maple leaf heart? : P
[13:18] <derp> :P
[13:18] * derp had his Québec flag :)
[13:18] <TenPoundHammer> PUT THAT COOKIE DOWN!
[13:18] <Ottava> http://sports.yahoo.com/olympics/vancouver/blog/fourth_place_medal/post/Canada-sets-record-18-0-as-women-s-hockey-face?urn=oly,219527
[13:19] <derp> yay for hokey bitches!
[13:19] <Ottava> The blowout reinforces every criticism of the women's tournament, such as the need for a mercy rule or the notion that the women's tournament is "essentially an intramural competition between the same group of Canadian and U.S. women," as Jeff Blair of The Globe and Mail opined.
[13:19] <Ottava> The US Men's hockey players all play for their home countries
[13:20] <Ottava> you'd think the US Women's hockey players would do the same
[13:20] <derp> Ottava, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chasse-galerie
[13:20] <derp> for the magical canoe :)
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[13:20] <Ottava> and wtf, I'm sure Russia could put together a female hockey team
[13:20] * TenPoundHammer  doesn't give a rip about the olympics
[13:20] * derp went and had fun.
[13:21] * derp got hurt in a lost projectile
[13:21] <derp> sorry, by a lost projectile
[13:21] <Ottava> "tale of voyageurs "
[13:21] <Ottava> lulz
[13:21] <Ottava> French Canadian spelling
[13:21] <Ottava> ;/
[13:21] <derp> :D
[13:22] * derp invites Ottava to Montreal.
[13:22] <Ottava> The fiddle player had devil like horns, so I guess he was supposed to be bewitching the canoe at the time?
[13:22] <derp> heh
[13:22] <derp> That's also a name for a brand of beer
[13:22] <derp> made by Unibroue
[13:22] <Ottava> Unibrow ;/
[13:23] * derp pulcks Ottava's unibrow
[13:23] <Ottava> So, derp, do you hang out in pubs and listen to fiddle music while tap dancing? : )
[13:23] <derp> no :)
[13:23] <Ottava> That one tap dancer was rather entertaining
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[13:23] <derp> from time to time yes :)
[13:24] <derp> And smoking a pipe!
[13:24] <Ottava> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chasse-galerie no one has added the Olympic depiction yet ;/
[13:25] * derp is editing on the meta
[13:25] <derp> pimping up the montreal bid.
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[13:26] <Ottava> Add that you guys were given a nod in the Olympics opening ceremony : P
[13:27] * derp knows.
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[13:29] <derp> woo
[13:30] <derp> Google Street View expanded in Canada.
[13:30] <Ottava> scary
[13:30] <Ottava> all that snow
[13:30] <Ottava> ;/
[13:30] <derp> Ottava, come on!
[13:30] <Ottava> They use the same image of a snow drift for 90% of canada ;/
[13:30] <derp> It was taken during summer heh
[13:30] <Ottava> You know its funny!
[13:31] * derp throw urine snowballs at Ottava
[13:31] <Ottava> ew
[13:31] <derp> let's see where i live.
[13:32] <derp> Ottava
[13:32] <derp> want to see how the canadian space agency looks like?
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[13:36] <Ottava> Canadian space agency? Isn't that just a large staircase made out of ice blocks?
[13:36] <Ottava> : P
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[13:37] <derp> :P
[13:38] <derp> Ottava, would you live in a ice hotel?
[13:38] <derp> Or spend a night in one?
[13:38] <Ottava> No
[13:38] <Ottava> Too chilly
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[13:38] <Ottava> I shiver like a little bird out in the cold : (
[13:38] <derp> Because they're offering the chance to sleep in a real ice hotel not too far from quebec city
[13:39] <derp> of course, they supply a shitload of blankets and fur
[13:39] <Ottava> brb
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[13:49] <Ottava> back
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[13:52] <derp> wb Ottava <3
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[13:53] <Ottava> ty you Canadian bastard : P
[13:53] <Ottava> What is the French equivalent of bastard?
[13:53] <Ottava> batard?
[13:53] <derp> oui
[13:53] <derp> lol
[13:53] <Ottava> ;/
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[13:55] <derp> Ottava, google street view even covered the confederation bridge.
[13:55] <Ottava> I want a google street view that has historical images
[13:55] <Ottava> that would be exciting
[13:58] * derp licks Ottava
[13:58] <Ottava> eww, foreign cooties
[13:58] <derp> I had my cooties shot.
[13:58] <Ottava> ;/
[13:58] <derp> and cooties insurance.
[13:58] <derp> and cooter for you.
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[14:37] <Ottava> Hi Ryan
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[15:08] <[Soap]>  Cirt protected Nick Jr. [edit=autoconfirmed] (expires 20:08, 28 February 2010 (UTC)) [move=autoconfirmed] (expires 20:08, 28 February 2010 (UTC)): disruption, prot req fm [[WP:RFPP]]; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:log/protect
[15:08] <[Soap]> to whoever was asking for that
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[15:11] <evil_saltine> ayn rand
[15:12] <Natalie> Ayn Rand?
[15:12] <Natalie> The eminent 20th-century Russian-American philosopher?
[15:12] <evil_saltine> yes indeed
[15:13] <evil_saltine> The eminent 21st-century Australian android
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[15:21] <Ottava> androids are evil
[15:21] <[Soap]> does that include Google Android?
[15:22] <Ottava> yes
[15:22] <Ottava> google is evil
[15:22] <Ottava> apple is evil
[15:22] <Ottava> starbucks is evil
[15:22] <Qcoder00> Starbucks is a caffine pusher!!
[15:23] <evil_saltine> mm caffiene
[15:23] <evil_saltine> caffeine
[15:23] <evil_saltine> er
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[15:25] <Qcoder00> evil_saltine: Coffee at any rate
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[15:27] <evil_saltine> i miss toddy coffee
[15:27] <Ottava> I miss the 80s
[15:27] <evil_saltine> me too, i was pooping my pants
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[15:28] <Ottava> ew
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[15:31] <evil_saltine> ta-da
[15:33] <Qcoder00> Any chanops?
[15:33] <Qcoder00> I don't like the direction this is going in
[15:33] <evil_saltine> ?
[15:33] <evil_saltine> i was a baby in the 80s, that's why i said that
[15:34] <evil_saltine> sorry to offend
[15:35] <evil_saltine> i think you can type !op for an op though
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[15:39] <evil_saltine> oh hell yes http://www.emilyelizabethjewelry.com/product.html?pid=37 saltine necklace
[15:41] <JSleeping> offensive user id -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Blockip/Fuckinfag5555
[15:42] <evil_saltine> JSleeping: done, thanks
[15:42] <Ottava> Hi Rjd0060
[15:42] <Rjd0060> Hi Ottava.
[15:42] <Ottava> How are you?
[15:42] <Rjd0060> I'm good
[15:42] <JSleeping> Ok
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[15:53] <Qcoder00> Hmm
[15:53] <Qcoder00> [[Armed police]] should be a disambig
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[15:54] <Qcoder00> Currently it links to a specfic PRC unit
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[16:01] <satdav> can a admin tell me why http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Narbot was deleted
[16:02] <derp> satdav, see results.
[16:02] <derp> As it's a AfD, there are reasons 
[16:03] <derp>  4♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
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[16:04] * Now talking in #wikipedia-en
[16:04] * Topic is 'English Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org | Status: Up | Channel guidelines at http://bit.ly/OiAr | If you need a channel operator, say !op followed by your request, or join #wikimedia-ops | No public logging | For urgent assistance or help, type !admin followed by your request. | IRC community meeting on Feb. 24: http://is.gd/7zSYm '
[16:04] * Set by Rjd0060!~Rjd0060@wikimedia/Rjd0060 on Thu Feb 11 15:44:00
[16:04] #wikipedia-en url is http://en.wikipedia.org/
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[16:09] * Now talking in #wikipedia-en
[16:09] * Topic is 'English Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org | Status: Up | Channel guidelines at http://bit.ly/OiAr | If you need a channel operator, say !op followed by your request, or join #wikimedia-ops | No public logging | For urgent assistance or help, type !admin followed by your request. | IRC community meeting on Feb. 24: http://is.gd/7zSYm '
[16:09] * Set by Rjd0060!~Rjd0060@wikimedia/Rjd0060 on Thu Feb 11 15:44:00
[16:09] #wikipedia-en url is http://en.wikipedia.org/
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[16:12] <Ottava> derp - "You never call me when you're sober"
[16:12] <Ottava> ;/
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[16:33] <Qcoder00> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Pedro#Your_message - I'm not being unreasonable?
[16:34] <Qcoder00> If an image page tells you to notify an uploader about missing image, you shouldn't get some contributor complaning when you do exactly what the image page TELLS you to do?
[16:34] <Qcoder00> *missing image information
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[16:35] <Ottava> Qcoder00 - I think you need to get admin status so you can pwn such people
[16:35] <Ottava> : P
[16:36] <Qcoder00> LOL
[16:36] <Ottava> "Oh, you don't like my notice? Eat block!"
[16:36] <Ottava> You'd be less abusive than 60% of admin now : P
[16:36] <Qcoder00> If I had admin powers , I'd by  'Deadly' or 'Elite' XD
[16:36] <Qcoder00> *be
[16:37] <Ottava> brb
[16:37] <Qcoder00> Any admins around?
[16:37] <irregardless> nope
[16:37] <derp> nope.
[16:38] <derp> request a steward.
[16:38] <Qcoder00> derp : I don't need anyone higher than an admin
[16:38] <derp> Qcoder00, a steward can make anyone a admin :P
[16:38] <Qcoder00> derp:  Well I can't be admin
[16:38] <Ottava> Jimbo can make anyone an admin until people start whining
[16:38] <Ottava> ;/
[16:39] <derp> Usually it's for short times
[16:39] <derp> Ottava, go hunt your food.
[16:39] <Qcoder00> No-ones proposed an RfAdmin for me yet
[16:39] <Ottava> I know, but that caught my eye
[16:39] <Ottava> anyway
[16:39] <Ottava> brb
[16:39] <Chzz_> Qcoder00 do u need one for someth?
[16:39] * derp huggles Chzz_ tightly.
[16:39] <Chzz_> meep
[16:39] <derp> Qcoder00, and you will never have one :)
[16:39] <Qcoder00> Chzz_: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:GiacomoReturned&diff=next&oldid=344088151 and related
[16:40] <Chzz_> Qcoder00 yep, what's the trouble?
[16:40] <Qcoder00> I issued a notification about missing details as a page said, and i get complaints that I should seemingly have read details (that were added AFTER the notfication) before issuing it !!
[16:40] <Qcoder00> Are Wikipedians supposed to know have the ability to time travel?
[16:40] <Qcoder00> XD
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[16:41] <Chzz_> Qcoder00 The 'clear'? Or someth else?
[16:41] <Mifter> Hey everyone
[16:41] <Qcoder00> Chzz_: no
[16:41] <Qcoder00> It relates to the 'Image missing description...' tag
[16:42] <Chzz_> Qcoder00 Sorry, that was the diff. so - what's the trouble?
[16:42] <Qcoder00> http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:Sfan00_IMG&diff=cur
[16:42] <[Soap]> hi Chzz
[16:42] <Qcoder00> My concern is that I'm getting complaints for doing EXACTLY what an Image page says (and what policy  says) you are supposed to do
[16:43] <Chzz_> Hi [Soap] :-) Glad to see it's all SNAFU here. I'm not *back* back, just visiting :)
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[16:43] <Qcoder00> I am no being told  WP:DTTR!!
[16:43] <Qcoder00> *now
[16:43] <Qcoder00> Which I find offensive
[16:43] <Qcoder00> given that owing to my systematic efforts in the last few days, a LOT of images haven been resuced, improved or correctly removed !!
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[16:44] <ipatrol> We really could use some NPPs. There's a flood of spam, vanity articles, and sappy valentine's day love notes
[16:44] <Chzz_> Qcoder00 a) the warning notice looks fine to me - it's a polite request, and not pointy - and yes, adding descs will make things better.   b) If people disregard the notice, that's there choice, and I suggest you just disregard their disregard. Most ppl will fix the thing, some won't. A bit like a vandal-warning; in these cases, the best action would be (i) don't take it personal, (ii) ...
[16:45] <Qcoder00> Chzz_: I don't take people justly moaning about mistags personally
[16:45] <Qcoder00> but I do get upset when people moan at me for actually doing what templates and other people (inc admins) have advised...
[16:45] <Chzz_> (ii) fix the description yourself if you can, (iii) if you can't, feel free to politely propose it for deletion.   If you personally take offense at others taking offense when you (quite rightly) ask them nicely to add a desc etc, then I suggest you stop asking. All of us who post any kind of warning/caution notices have to anticipate some antagonism
[16:46] <Qcoder00> Chzz_: It wasn't the original uploader that was complaining anyway
[16:47] <Chzz_> Qcoder00 To summarise: you're doing good stuff, you're clearly trying to make things better. But if ppl won't cooperate, by far the best course of action is to ignore the bastards, and not let 'em grind you down. If you read too much into it, you'll drive yourself crazyt
[16:47] <Qcoder00> LOL
[16:47] <Qcoder00> I am NOT Betacommand XD ;)
[16:47] <Ottava> back
[16:47] <Ottava> Qcoder00 is Betacommand's little brother
[16:48] <Chzz_> Qcoder00 ppl who (perfectly correctly) notice ppl get a lot of crap. Just look at vandal-fighters, and how many times their user pages are vandalised, and much worse. The best of the best vandal-fighters regularly have ppl stalk 'em, AfD everything they've ever done, PROD their old work, jump into their arguments, and all kinds of nasties.
[16:48] <Qcoder00> Chzz_: Oh well at least I passed the turing test this time ... (people have called me a Bot at sometimes)
[16:48] <Qcoder00> XD
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[16:49] <Chzz_> b3tac. knows very well how to ignore the cunts.   (Ohai Marybelle :-) )
[16:49] <ipatrol> is there an ACC admin here?
[16:49] <Natalie> Hey Chzz_.
[16:49] <Qcoder00> Natalie:  I left a note on WP:DBR re the request I made the other day concering *.gif
[16:49] <Chzz_> ipatrol u mean someone with ACC or what?
[16:49] <Natalie> Qcoder00: I saw.
[16:49] <Ottava> Marybelle? I haven't seen McBride use that name in forever
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[16:49] <Natalie> I wouldn't hold your breath.
[16:49] <Qcoder00> Objective : Remove all single frame gif's by the end of 2010
[16:50] * Natalie is now known as Marybelle
[16:50] <Ottava> omai
[16:50] <Ottava> Marybelle sounds like a cow's name ;/
[16:50] <Chzz_> O_O
[16:51] <Chzz_> Qcoder00 s'fine; feel free to vent. But srsly, "Nil illigitum carborundum"
[16:51] <Qcoder00> 'Don't let the barstads grind you down! ' :)
[16:51] <Qcoder00> Me didn't do Latin :(
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[16:52] <Ottava> never illegitimate carborator?
[16:52] <Ottava> >.>
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[16:52] <Ottava> hola Keegan
[16:52] * Keegan (~chatzilla@wikimedia/Keegan) Quit (Ping timeout: 264 seconds )
[16:52] <Ottava> How is it in the Great White South?
[16:52] <Ottava> aww
[16:52] <Chzz_> nice timing
[16:52] <Ottava> he left
[16:52] * Keegan_ is now known as Keegan
[16:52] <Ottava> there we go
[16:52] <Ottava> okay, so he still is there
[16:52] <ipatrol> XD
[16:53] <Chzz_> Ssh. Stop talking about Keegan, he's back
[16:53] <Keegan> Hi
[16:53] <Keegan> Melting
[16:53] <Keegan> Hi Chzz
[16:53] <ipatrol> Let's arrest him for wikisubversion
[16:53] * Keegan hugs Chzz
[16:54] <Chzz_> ipatrol re ACC - what did u need?
[16:54] <ipatrol> Never mind, overlord took care of it
[16:54] <Chzz_> kk
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[16:55] <ipatrol>  "Nil illigitum carborundum" is dog latin
[16:55] <Ottava> Not pig latin?
[16:55] <ipatrol> no
[16:56] <ipatrol> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illegitimi_non_carborundum
[16:56] <Ottava> ilna ligitumya arborundumkai
[16:57] <Chzz_> "ROMANES EUNT DOMUS"? "People called Romanes they go the house?"
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[17:00] <Qcoder00> Chzz_: I've seen that sketch ... :(
[17:00] <Qcoder00> "So what have the ROMANS ever DONE for us?" XD
[17:01] <Ottava> Much
[17:01] <Chzz_> wine?
[17:01] <Chzz_> :/
[17:02] <Mifter> architecture? roads?
[17:02] <Chzz_> aquaducts!
[17:02] <Qcoder00> Mifter: You've not seen Life of brian?
[17:02] <Mifter> Nope :P
[17:03] <JSleeping> The thing with x and xx in en wiki user creation continues :)
[17:03] <Qcoder00> Mifter: You should
[17:03] <Qcoder00> It's hillarously funny
[17:03] <ipatrol> Actually, a valid translation would be: Operor non permissum nothus homo frendo vos solum
[17:04] <Qcoder00> ipatrol:  Which means?
[17:04] <JSleeping>  Xdarkdreamx ,XlarejohnX are the new creations :)
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[17:04] * derp huggles Sceptre tightly.
[17:04] <ipatrol> Qcoder00: Don't let the bastards grind you down
[17:04] <Sceptre> can someone answer me a question?
[17:04] <Qcoder00> ipatrol : OK
[17:04] <ipatrol> frendo = grind
[17:04] <Chzz_> Sceptre 42
[17:04] <ipatrol> nothus homo = bastard
[17:04] <Qcoder00> BTW It's a shame Ironholds isn't here
[17:04] <Sceptre> why do we have a "Haiti earthquake conspiracy theories" article?
[17:04] <ipatrol> solum = down
[17:04] <Sceptre> and why the fuck was it kept at AfD twice
[17:05] <Qcoder00> Sceptre: Because there are hatian Earthquake conspiracy theories?
[17:05] <Sceptre> Qcoder00: this is a conspiracy theory
[17:05] <Sceptre> about a fucking earthquake
[17:05] <Qcoder00> Like it was some US super weapon....
[17:05] <ipatrol> The internet is a conspiracy theory
[17:05] <Qcoder00> Sceptre: " If you can belive they put a man on the moon...."
[17:05] <Sceptre> HAARP?
[17:06] <Qcoder00> What is HAARP?
[17:06] <Chzz_> Sceptre It's in DRV; it looks like it'll be an endorse, so just wait a bit.   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Deletion_review#2010_Haiti_earthquake_conspiracy_theories
[17:06] <Sceptre> HAARP has been blamed for everything from Columbine to the traffic lights on the Altrincham Ring Road
[17:06] <Sceptre> Chzz_: an "endorse keep", sadly
[17:06] <Qcoder00> Sceptre: Altrincham?
[17:07] <Sceptre> Qcoder00: suburb of Manchester
[17:07] <[Soap]> lol
[17:07] <Qcoder00> Surely the traffic lights don't go wrong that often?
[17:07] <Chzz_> Ooh, I fucking hate the lights on Altrincham road. I always nip down the back past the cricket ground, and then go around that big block of flats before TGI's
[17:07] <Chzz_> I blame aliens
[17:07] <[Soap]> I thought I'd heard the ultimate from the blame-America crowd but this really takes the cake
[17:07] <Qcoder00> BTW A geek friend of mine at college got me really scared once
[17:07] <Qcoder00> He claimed he knew which three traffic junctions could 'crash' london
[17:08] <Sceptre> Qcoder00: which ones?
[17:08] <Sceptre> also, I feel really bad for Jews
[17:08] <Qcoder00> He said that he'd only disclose that information to TfL or MI5
[17:08] <Qcoder00> I think he was a maths student
[17:09] <Qcoder00> so would know something about graph theory
[17:09] <Sceptre> even after the Holocaust a lot of people in the west are rabidly anti-Semitic
[17:10] <Sceptre> I mean, fuck, I know Israel has done some bad stuff
[17:10] <Sceptre> but to accuse them of harvesting the organs of dead Haitians?
[17:10] <Sceptre> seriously?
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[17:11] <Sceptre> and of course, portraying Israel as anything but worse than Hitler, Stalin, Pol Pot, Bin Laden, Mugabe, Mao, and Kim Jong-il combined will make you "part of the Jewish lobby"
[17:12] <ipatrol> I'm Jewish and proud of it
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[17:13] <Sceptre> ipatrol: more power to you
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[17:14] <ipatrol> Mazel tov to you to
[17:14] <ipatrol> o
[17:16] <Qcoder00> Hmm... You hear a lot about various asian languges being taught in schools now... , but less about Hebrew ...
[17:16] <ipatrol> Well, it's not a big commercial power
[17:16] <ipatrol> Mandrian is more useful to an employer these days
[17:16] <Qcoder00> ipatrol : True
[17:17] <Qcoder00> but I've hard some schools/colleges  have started teaching Urdu  out of practicality :)
[17:18] <Qcoder00> *heard
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[17:19] <Qcoder00> Sadly, where I was at school, practicaly everyone did French or German, whereas doing Arabic or Urdu would have made more sense.
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[17:21] <Proto> Hello. :)
[17:21] <MissAlyx> is anyone here an iphone developer?
[17:21] <Proto> Wrong chat.
[17:22] <Proto> Luckly I am one.
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[17:22] <MissAlyx> I just thought i'd ask, maybe I'd get lucky.
[17:23] <Proto> Well
[17:23] <Proto> What is it you need because I am a developer :P
[17:23] <MissAlyx> i had an idea for an app, and i wanted to know if it was physicaly possible to make
[17:24] <MissAlyx> the concept seems possible, and not too difficult either.
[17:24] <Proto> Anything is possible.
[17:24] <ipatrol> Soxred93?
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[17:25] <juliancolton> hey PMBL
[17:25] <Proto> Even though I really came here to ask for a Checkuser to look for a link between User234 and PBML
[17:25] <MissAlyx> lol
[17:25] * Caspian_blue is now known as Nutrition
[17:25] <Proto> Both seem to have.
[17:25] <Proto> You are such a spoil :(
[17:25] <Ottava> Pink Floyd's No More Turning Away has a nice celtic kind of vibe to it
[17:25] <[Soap]> I knew it
[17:25] * Proto poof
[17:25] * Chzz_ pokes Keegan with a Proto
[17:25] <[Soap]> proto: your IP gives you away
[17:25] <juliancolton> Proto: fail trolling is fail
[17:25] <Keegan> Eh, That song is okay
[17:25] <ipatrol> Sox: I have an idea for your ECAPI
[17:26] * Jamesofur is now known as Jamesofur|food
[17:26] <Ottava> Keegan, you suck
[17:26] <Ottava> : P
[17:26] <Keegan> The Division Bell is a good album, but the problem I have with it is Pink Floyd's name on it
[17:26] * Keegan is a big Pink Floyd fan
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[17:27] <Proto> MissAlyx? What consept?
[17:28] <MissAlyx> i dont wanna say, you might steal it :<
[17:28] * Chzz_ wanders off to play some Roger Waters
[17:28] * Proto User234 is my latest entity.
[17:29] <[Soap]> youre claiming that User234 = you = Pickbothmanlol?
[17:29] <Proto> yes.
[17:29] <Proto> MO obviously matches.
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[17:30] <[Soap]> tbh I dont believe you ... the account would have been blocked during one of the previous SPI's surely ... but OK
[17:30] <Proto> Plus I always like to admit my socks when there purpose is almost done with.
[17:30] <Ottava> ;/
[17:30] <Ottava> Okay, Keegan, best Pink Floyd album is... ?
[17:30] <Keegan> Hrm
[17:30] <Ottava> and by the way, "On the Turning Away" is on A momentary Lapse of reason
[17:31] <Proto> The Dark Side of the Moon
[17:31] <Proto> in my opinion
[17:31] <Keegan> Probably Wish You Were Here, but I do like The Final Cut, even though it's as non-Floyd as The Division Bell
[17:31] <Ottava> It was later on the Division Bell : P
[17:31] <Ottava> My favorite is Wish You Were Here
[17:32] <Ottava> Partly because of the way the songs feel and partly because of its self reflective nature
[17:32] <Proto> Horray, I beat a boss in Mega Man 9.
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[17:32] <Proto> After about 39 attempts.
[17:32] <Keegan> I like how the Wall/The Final Cut have a story arch
[17:32] <Keegan> *arc
[17:32] <Keegan> But sonically, Wish You Were Here followed by Animals
[17:33] <Ottava> Dark Side of the Moon and Wish You Were Here have the most individual songs that I like
[17:33] <Proto> Already said Dark Side.
[17:33] <Ottava> As well as the Wall, but the Wall doesn't count because of the filler ;/
[17:34] <Ottava> Proto - more than one person can like an album : P
[17:35] <Ottava> Okay, Keegan - Waters or Gilmore
[17:35] <Ottava> Who is better
[17:35] <Ottava> : )
[17:35] <MissAlyx> im gonna fumble round my irc for the iphone dev i have there, and beg him to make my idea for me o.o
[17:35] <JamieS93> Wish You Were Here is a good song.
[17:35] <MissAlyx> for free.
[17:35] <MissAlyx> xD
[17:35] <Keegan> No call
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[17:35] <Keegan> Roger can write
[17:36] <Keegan> Gilmore can perform
[17:36] <Ottava> Okay, throw Syd into the mix : )
[17:36] <Ottava> Now who
[17:36] <Ottava> of the three
[17:36] <Proto> PBML is in the middle of trying to claim User234 for his collection.
[17:36] <Keegan> Is not Syd an option?
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[17:37] <Ottava> So you are going to toss Syd out? : )
[17:37] <Ottava> I guess you aren't a fan of The Piper at the Gates of Dawn?
[17:38] <Keegan> The only Floyd Barrett song I like is Jug Band Blues
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[17:39] <Proto> MascotGuy is a greedy prick. :(
[17:39] <Brian_S> Lol
[17:39] <Brian_S> Greedy prick
[17:40] <Brian_S> Proto = Pickbothmanlol? =)
[17:40] <Proto> PBML is User234
[17:40] <Proto> go away.
[17:40] <Brian_S> It's obvious since you have mgm.bellsouth.net
[17:41] <Proto> bellsouth is a pretty cool guy
[17:41] <[Soap]> he's just trying to make us believe he's User234
[17:41] <[Soap]> Im skeptical
[17:41] <Proto> My MO says otherwise.
[17:41] <[Soap]> the account's been around for a year, and never turned up on any SPI's
[17:41] <Brian_S> Yeah, PBML is impersonating other users now. A few days ago he impersonating Bambifan.
[17:41] <Proto> Newsflash, SOME socks can make it through a year.
[17:42] <Brian_S> was impersonating*
[17:42] <Brian_S> >>
[17:42] <[Soap]> and Grawp too, iirc. and John254
[17:42] <Qcoder00> The more a sock infiltrates the harder it will fall...
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[17:42] <Proto> Hi.
[17:42] <Proto> I am with the NSA
[17:43] <[Soap]> or maybe it was ScienceGolfFan who tried to get us to believe he was Grawp
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[17:45] <Brian_S> Proto: Was Andrew in Making 80 Accounts - 1 you? :)
[17:45] <Proto> yes.
[17:45] <ipatrol> I really like [[User:Zro/stubtagtab3.js]], it can add any possible stup template by loading the WPSTUBS list
[17:45] <ipatrol> *stub
[17:45] <Brian_S> Then you are Pickbothmanlol :
[17:45] <Brian_S> )
[17:45] <Proto> Wikipedia is Communism
[17:45] <Proto> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Wikipedia_is_Communism
[17:45] <Brian_S> So is your mother
[17:45] <Brian_S> :P
[17:45] <Brian_S> j/k
[17:45] * Willking|Busy is now known as Willking1979
[17:46] <Brian_S> old joke is old :(
[17:46] <Ottava> long cat is long
[17:47] <JamieS93> cute kitteh is cute
[17:47] <Proto> http://images.encyclopediadramatica.com/images/5/5c/Wikipedia_cat.jpg
[17:47] <Proto> IT ARE FACT.
[17:47] <Ottava> no u
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[17:47] <Ottava> OMG Hi Leondard : )
[17:47] <Ottava> Leonard*
[17:47] <Ottava> blah
[17:47] <Ottava> I havent seen you around in a while
[17:47] <Leonard^Bloom> I'm around all the time :P
[17:48] <JamieS93> He seems to have epic connection issues, though.
[17:48] <Leonard^Bloom> under a different nick
[17:48] <JamieS93> ^
[17:48] <Ottava> oh
[17:48] <Ottava> Which name?
[17:48] <Leonard^Bloom> JamieS93: you know it :)
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[17:48] <JamieS93> vonranke
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[17:48] <Ottava> I havent seen that name around either : (
[17:48] <Ottava> and I knew it too : (
[17:48] <JamieS93> And a series of other nicks I think
[17:49] <vonRanke> JamieS93: I use only L^B, Saryn, and vonRanke
[17:49] <JamieS93> Hmm.
[17:49] <JamieS93> I thought I saw at least another in there, i must be wrong
[17:49] <Ottava> brb
[17:50] <Proto> On Wikipedia "any user can change any entry, and if enough users agree with them, it becomes true."
[17:50] * Keegan (~chatzilla@wikimedia/Keegan) Quit (Ping timeout: 264 seconds )
[17:52] <Qcoder00> Proto: Thats not strictly ture
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[17:53] <TenPoundHammer> Any admins around?
[17:53] <[Soap]> yes
[17:53] <[Soap]> TPH
[17:53] <Proto> Soap is a shit admin.
[17:53] <[Soap]> you should really learn who the admins are
[17:53] * Proto awaits the prize
[17:53] <TenPoundHammer> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You_Never_Even_Called_Me_by_My_Name -delete plz
[17:54] <TenPoundHammer> And move too, if you want.
[17:54] <[Soap]> oh JamieS93 left the second before you wrote that
[17:54] <[Soap]> haha
[17:54] <TenPoundHammer> Anyone else in?
[17:55] <TenPoundHammer> ¿Habla inglés?
[17:55] <ipatrol> Watching a show on a polygamist former Jewish rabbi
[17:56] * TenPoundHammer prods Rjd0060 with a Pocky
[17:57] * TenPoundHammer feels like he's talking to a wall
[17:58] * Chzz_ is catching up with Lost, s5 - and is thoroughly confused. But I expect the butler did it.
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[17:59] * TenPoundHammer taps his foot impatiently
[18:00] <Proto> die
[18:00] <Proto> my
[18:00] <Proto> hair
[18:00] <[Soap]> you could use the ! word if youre prepared for other admins to tell you that it was unnecessary
[18:00] <[Soap]> you know it always works
[18:01] <[Soap]> why cant you just go to the other article and edit it there?
[18:01] <TenPoundHammer> because the redirect has more than one edit, so I cna't just overwrite it
[18:01] <Proto> brb givin grawp a sock.
[18:02] <TenPoundHammer> I didn't realize it at first, but "You Never Even Called Me by My Name" is a rather vicious parody
[18:03] <Chzz_> TenPoundHammer what redir do you want obliterated?
[18:04] <TenPoundHammer> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You_Never_Even_Called_Me_by_My_Name
[18:05] <Chzz_> TenPoundHammer done
[18:06] <TenPoundHammer> thanks
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[18:09] <[Soap]> chzz has a secret admin account
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[18:10] <Chzz_> [Soap] just the one? pfft
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[18:10] <TenPoundHammer> hehe
[18:11] <Chzz_> [Soap] The SysOp, CU and OS aren't secret. But I admit to keeping the Founder one under wraps
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[18:12] <TenPoundHammer> you're allowed to do that?
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[18:14] <The_Thing> I detest sites that limit the size of passwords...
[18:15] <OffToHades> evening guys. Anyone know what the prefix is for the scots gaelic version of wikipedia please?
[18:15] <TenPoundHammer> sco.wikipedia.org I think
[18:15] <Herodotus> I detest people who complain about such limitations!
[18:15] <TenPoundHammer> yep
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[18:15] <TenPoundHammer> OffToHades, ^
[18:15] <OffToHades> nope, sco is scots written as scots dialect, tph.
[18:16] <TenPoundHammer> ah
[18:16] <TenPoundHammer> there's more than one form of scottish?
[18:16] <OffToHades> yep
[18:16] <TenPoundHammer> bleah
[18:17] <OffToHades> hm...
[18:17] <[Soap]> well it isnt ga, sga, sge, sgi, sgo, or sgu
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[18:17] <TenPoundHammer> Or is it the bagel?
[18:18] <[Soap]> I know Ive been on it before
[18:18] <[Soap]> gla
[18:18] <[Soap]> gla.wikipedia.org
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[18:19] <[Soap]> wait no
[18:19] <[Soap]> http://gd.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pr%C3%AComh-Dhuilleag
[18:19] <TenPoundHammer> Wow. That's one of the weirdest looking languages. o.o
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[18:20] <TenPoundHammer> That's Mama Luigi to you, Mario!
[18:20] <OffToHades> thanks Soap.
[18:21] <OffToHades> Rjd0060 just pointed me to Special:SiteMatrix, apparently works from any project
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[18:22] <MisterWiki> hi TenPoundHammer
[18:22] <TenPoundHammer> hi
[18:22] <TenPoundHammer> I swear, they put crack in fudgesicles.
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[18:23] <TenPoundHammer> Or at least this brand.
[18:23] <FT2> afternoon
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[18:23] <OffToHades> TenPoundHammer: Its a trap, to make you buy more.
[18:23] <[Soap]> hi Sarandioti
[18:24] <TenPoundHammer> IT'S A TRAP!
[18:24] <OffToHades> Your fudgsicle cracks, hits the deck and you have to go get another box.
[18:24] <TenPoundHammer> hehe
[18:24] <Optium> fudgsicle?lol
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[18:25] <TenPoundHammer> yeah
[18:29] <TenPoundHammer> Heh. I saw some Dragon Ball Z valentine cards at the St. Vincent's.
[18:30] <JSleeping> if anyone is interested ->  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Blockip/Sexvoyageur
[18:30] <JSleeping> :)
[18:30] <TenPoundHammer> there were not OVER NINE THOUSAND!!!! of the cards, sadly.
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[18:31] <JSleeping> This is something interesting -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Blockip/Some_Things_Don't_Seem_Right :)
[18:32] <TenPoundHammer> heh
[18:32] * JSleeping is now known as Jyothis
[18:33] <TenPoundHammer> Jyothis, you could've just used the !adm-- oops
[18:33] * Cathy_ is now known as Chzz
[18:34] <OffToHades> TPH: that was so close it almost caused a breeze in here...
[18:34] <TenPoundHammer> hehe
[18:34] <TenPoundHammer> are there any admins in here?
[18:34] <MisterWiki> Jyothis. Where do I request bot approval on the ml wiki?
[18:34] <Chzz> no
[18:34] <Chzz> pfft
[18:34] <MisterWiki> Or whichever wiki you are sysop?
[18:35] <Jyothis> hold on,
[18:35] <MisterWiki> k
[18:35] * TenPoundHammer prods Rjd0060, stwalkerster, etc. with sticks
[18:36] <stwalkerster> huh?
[18:36] <TenPoundHammer> You adminz, stwalkerster?
[18:36] <TenPoundHammer> I need http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Kelley deleted plz.
[18:36] <Jyothis> Check that link
[18:36] <TenPoundHammer> Simple G6.
[18:36] <stwalkerster> rather inactive, but still
[18:36] <TenPoundHammer> just a quick G6, stwalkerster
[18:36] <MisterWiki> Jyothis: Replied on -stewards.
[18:36] <stwalkerster> Waiting for upload.wikimedia.org....
[18:36] <TenPoundHammer> if people could just figure out that you can overwrite a redirect, that'd help massively.
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[18:38] * TenPoundHammer taps his foot
[18:38] <Herodotus> You can't fix stupid®
[18:38] <MisterWiki> ®
[18:38] <MisterWiki> XD
[18:38] <TenPoundHammer> gracias
[18:38] * MisterWiki registers TenPoundHammer.com ®
[18:38] <TenPoundHammer> hehe
[18:39] <[Soap]> probably taken
[18:39] <TenPoundHammer> too late
[18:39] <[Soap]> isnti s a song?
[18:39] <TenPoundHammer> yeah
[18:39] <TenPoundHammer> but someone else  took the name for something else without knowing it was a song
[18:39] <MisterWiki> Lol. The first result of google is the userpage of TPH
[18:39] <MisterWiki> http://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&sourceid=navclient&gfns=1&q=tenpoundhammer
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[18:39] <MisterWiki> And yes, it's taken.
[18:39] <MisterWiki> Hey killiondude®
[18:40] <TenPoundHammer> Sixth result is my ED article!
[18:40] * coffee (~blongy@wikipedia/Coffee) Quit (Ping timeout: 276 seconds )
[18:40] <MisterWiki> you do have a ED article?
[18:40] <MisterWiki> O_0
[18:40] <TenPoundHammer> yeah
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[18:41] <TenPoundHammer> actually, I wrote it myself to see if they'd catch on. They haven't.
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[18:41] <Killiondude> hi
[18:42] <MisterWiki> I'll create an article about me :p
[18:42] <TenPoundHammer> I'm tempted to start throwing stuff at my own ED article, telling of how I used to troll alt.tv.game-shows when I was 14
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[18:42] <TenPoundHammer> Just keep throwing stuff in the article and see how long it takes before they catch on , if at all.
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[18:42] <MisterWiki> lol
[18:43] <TenPoundHammer> think I should do that?
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[18:47] <Chzz> TenPoundHammer out yourself as "David Icke" on ED
[18:47] <TenPoundHammer> who?
[18:47] * OffToHades (~OffToHade@unaffiliated/offtohades) Quit (Ping timeout: 256 seconds )
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[18:48] <Chzz> Oh, if only we had some kind of global internet-based database where we could look up these kinds of thing
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[18:49] <TenPoundHammer> heh
[18:49] <TenPoundHammer> on the second thought, maybe I shouldn't bait ED. Doing so would result in them getting my last name.
[18:49] <TenPoundHammer> Which is a bad thing when you have a weird name like mine.
[18:49] <TenPoundHammer> There aren't that many Bobby Peacocks in the world.
[18:50] <OffToHades> mate, it can't be much more weird than a name most of your work colleagues can't pronounce without buggering up...
[18:51] <OffToHades> And I wouldn't say Bobby Peacock is an unusual or weird name.
[18:53] <MisterWiki> OffToHades: Remember the song I've requested you to remix?
[18:54] <OffToHades> yep
[18:54] <MisterWiki> There you can listen to it for the rythm. http://www.mp3raid.com/search/download-mp3/4704576/el_embrujo_americo_y_la_nueva_alegria.html
[18:54] <MisterWiki> Or samples, or whatever ;)
[18:55] <[Soap]> there could be someone in here right now who'd put you on ED
[18:55] <OffToHades> thanks
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[18:55] <[Soap]> hi Pickbothmanlol
[18:55] <Pickbothmanlol> hai
[18:56] <MisterWiki> Me, [Soap] ?
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[18:56] <[Soap]> was talking to TenPound
[18:56] <Pickbothmanlol> How's the ten year block?
[18:56] <MisterWiki> boring
[18:56] <TenPoundHammer> ten year block?
[18:56] <Pickbothmanlol> yeah
[18:56] <TenPoundHammer> for what?
[18:56] <Pickbothmanlol> he got blocked for ten years via ANI
[18:57] <Killiondude> Not entirely true.
[18:57] <Pickbothmanlol> I forgot the reason.
[18:57] <Killiondude> Mostly for calling a jewish administrator a nazi.
[18:57] <MisterWiki> A jewish admin?
[18:57] <Killiondude> Yes.
[18:57] <MisterWiki> I generalized.
[18:57] <Pickbothmanlol> But the swastika is a symbol of peace.
[18:57] <Killiondude> The person who was trying to help you was Jewish.
[18:58] <MisterWiki> Someone took the words against himself.
[18:58] <Pickbothmanlol> Horray, I am in Simple's MediaWiki:Titleblacklist‎
[18:58] <MisterWiki> But I don't care now, I'm blocked and I can't do anything against it until may, I think.
[18:59] <MisterWiki> You are happy of being blocked?
[18:59] <OffToHades> it is entirely your own fault, MW.  People try and try and try till they're blue in the face to help you, and you *still* fuck it up.
[19:00] <OffToHades> I don't know why we fucking bother.
[19:00] <Pickbothmanlol> AGF?
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[19:00] <OffToHades> Pick, fuck good faith.
[19:00] <Killiondude> You tried to take down Commons.
[19:00] <Killiondude> We're not going to assume good faith.
[19:00] <OffToHades> We've helped him out of shit before,
[19:00] <MisterWiki> I know it is my fault.
[19:00] <Pickbothmanlol> That was awesome.
[19:00] <Killiondude> Or fail.
[19:00] <MisterWiki> And I'm entirely embarrased about it.
[19:00] <MisterWiki> Not like Pickboth.
[19:01] <OffToHades> embarrassed???? calling a jewish admin a nazi???? You should be shot.
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[19:01] <Pickbothmanlol> ^
[19:01] <Pickbothmanlol> I feel bad for the admin.
[19:01] * ChanServ sets mode: +o Natalie
[19:01] <Pickbothmanlol> oh no
[19:01] <MisterWiki> I didn't knew he was jewish at all.
[19:02] * cyprian (~www@bl11-222-207.dsl.telepac.pt) Quit (Ping timeout: 248 seconds )
[19:02] <MisterWiki> And I would like to apologize to him.
[19:02] * Rjd0060 plays Jeopardy music
[19:02] * Natalie sets mode: +b *!~44ddcca7*@*
[19:02] <Killiondude> OffToHades: It's a little overboard to say that somebody should be shot.
[19:02] <Natalie> There we go.
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Session Start: Sun Feb 14 19:02:32 2010
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Session Start: Sun Feb 14 19:38:53 2010
Session Ident: #wikipedia-en
[19:38] * Now talking in #wikipedia-en
[19:38] * Topic is 'English Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org | Status: Up | Channel guidelines at http://bit.ly/OiAr | If you need a channel operator, say !op followed by your request, or join #wikimedia-ops | No public logging | For urgent assistance or help, type !admin followed by your request. | IRC community meeting on Feb. 24: http://is.gd/7zSYm '
[19:38] * Set by Rjd0060!~Rjd0060@wikimedia/Rjd0060 on Thu Feb 11 15:44:00
[19:38] #wikipedia-en url is http://en.wikipedia.org/
[19:38] -ChanServ- [#wikipedia-fr] Canal en UTF-8. La diffusion publique de journaux de ce canal est interdite. Merci de lire http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Canal_IRC et de contribuer à la bonne humeur du canal. Bonne journée !
[19:40] <irregardless> http://verydemotivational.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/129092600344960689.jpg
[19:40] <Killiondude> Haha.
[19:41] * Tim1357 (~gr8kid2b@Wikipedia/Tim1357) Quit (Quit: Tim1357 )
[19:43] <irregardless> http://verydemotivational.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/129085277208802233.jpg
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[19:44] <Jyothis> @admins http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Blockip/Wikipëdia_made_me_fat
[19:44] * derp blows a booger on Killiondude
[19:44] <Chzz> Killiondude, brace yourself; probably sit down, hold your sides; make sure no glass objects are near, and then watch this;   http://www.funny-videos.co.uk/videochanel9mexicannewsvid.html
[19:46] * qemqemqem (~quassel@urwireless-dhcp-128-151-22-217.wireless.rochester.edu) Quit (Ping timeout: 264 seconds )
[19:46] <Chzz> Scorchio!
[19:47] <ipatrol> I had been working on a wikimedia API framework, but then I found Wikitools for that
[19:47] <Qcoder00> BTW Anyone thats interested, I am planning on doing something intresting in #Wikia-fiction at some point
[19:47] <Qcoder00> ;)
[19:47] <ipatrol> Wikitools is more usable than pywikipedia
[19:47] <Qcoder00> I can't say what yet ,
[19:48] <Chzz> O_O
[19:49] <ipatrol> I'll turn my project into an extension toolkit
[19:49] <Chzz> Butross Butross-Gali
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[19:49] <derp> ipatrol, i have a wikipedia tool for iphone / ipod touch
[19:50] <derp> I maintain it as a private relase.
[19:50] <Chzz> Killiondude, did u c that vid?#
[19:50] <ipatrol> I was talking about http://code.google.com/p/python-wikitools/
[19:50] <Killiondude> Yeah, it was muy funny.
[19:50] <Killiondude> :-)
[19:50] <Chzz> :)
[19:50] * derp snuggles with Killiondude.
[19:51] <Killiondude> hey fail
[19:51] <derp> ipatrol, it's valentine's day
[19:51] <derp> go bone your wife.
[19:51] <ipatrol> It's more low-level, but it's much better for being imported into other scripts
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[19:51] <Qcoder00> Ok anyone her got an interest in sci-fi ?
[19:51] <Chzz> s' Scorchio!   It was an ongoing thing...it was on every episode, for the whole season. the weather was always "scorchio", and they always closed w/ the Butross Butross-Gali thing
[19:51] <Chzz> Qcoder00 I can't do that, Dave
[19:51] <Jyothis> did anyone handle http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Blockip/Wikipëdia_made_me_fat ?
[19:51] <ipatrol> derp: I just hate the sappy love notes that come up on valentine's day
[19:52] <derp> well
[19:52] <Qcoder00> Chzz:  2001 :)
[19:52] <ipatrol> Other than that, I bought some choclate-covered strawberries for us
[19:52] <Matthewedwards> what with these red "page notice" links on each article I edit/
[19:52] <derp> it's a good idea to bone your wife, spoil her on a day.
[19:52] <Matthewedwards> ?
[19:52] <Qcoder00> And one of the better Sci- Fi films made :)
[19:52] <derp> so go ahead, bone her.
[19:52] <ipatrol> I heard that choclate is more effective than foreplay
[19:52] <Chzz> that's what *she* sai...yeah, well
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[19:53] <Killiondude> Jyothis: done.
[19:54] * TenPoundHammer watches AFHV
[19:54] <Jyothis> Thanks Killiondude
[19:54] <Killiondude> No problem.
[19:54] <Jyothis> :)
[19:54] * derp huggles TenPoundHammer tightly.
[19:54] <ipatrol> Wikitools is by Mr-Z-Man and bjweeks
[19:55] <Jyothis> I am not sure if anyone counts this as a problem -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Blockip/Unknownstalker
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[19:57] <Jyothis> @admins http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Blockip/Suckmyaxx
[19:58] <Chzz> Jyothis u know about UAA?
[19:58] <Jyothis> User access admin? :)
[20:00] <Jyothis> Chzz if I have to report each of them there, I may end up being the heaviest user of that ;)
[20:00] <Chzz> Use All Artichokes
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[20:00] <Jyothis> lol Chzz :)
[20:01] <Jyothis> one more ->  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Blockip/Iwillcreampieyourmom
[20:01] <Killiondude> closedmouth did that already!
[20:01] <Jyothis> ok
[20:01] <Killiondude> :-D
[20:01] <Chzz> Killiondude, 2quick
[20:01] <Chzz> :;
[20:01] <Chzz> scorchio
[20:01] <Killiondude> He's in some sekrit bot channel that picks up on those.
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[20:02] <Jyothis> Killiondude, there is one bot run by me in #swmbtbot that reports all new user creations across wikis
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[20:06] <Killiondude> /nick McQuack
[20:06] <Ottava> McQuack?
[20:07] <Ottava> Sounds like a new duck sandwich for McDonalds
[20:07] <stwalkerster> heh, my thoughts exactly
[20:07] <Qcoder00> Ottava: And there's something wrong in eating duck?
[20:07] <Ottava> No
[20:07] <Ottava> But there is something amusing in a McQuack sandwich
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[20:10] <Killiondude> stwalkerster!!!!!!!1111
[20:12] <Rjd0060> 111
[20:12] <Ottava> 222?
[20:12] <irregardless> 333.
[20:12] <stwalkerster> 333
[20:12] <Ottava> 444
[20:12] <Chzz> That's numberwang
[20:12] <stwalkerster> heh
[20:12] <Ottava> your mom is numberwang!
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[20:15] Clones detected from wikipedia/Amorymeltzer: 8 McJohn McJack
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[20:27] <Jyothis> @admins -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Blockip/VandaIs_have_big_willys
[20:27] <killiondude> thx
[20:27] <Rjd0060> Firebombed.
[20:28] <Jyothis>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Blockip/Pissingpedia
[20:28] <Jyothis> one more
[20:28] <Rjd0060> assassinated
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[20:28] <Jyothis> thanks
[20:28] <Jyothis> :)
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[20:31] * derp huggles Rjd0060 tightly.
[20:31] <Rjd0060> thanks
[20:31] <Rjd0060> or something
[20:32] <Tim1357> Who is this derp?
[20:32] <killiondude> I don't think you're very thankful.
[20:32] <Tim1357> the /whois isn't really helpful. :)
[20:32] <derp> [[User:Fail]]
[20:32] <derp> on en.wiki and meta
[20:32] <pakaran> cool
[20:32] <Tim1357> Oh, i thought that was a joke!
[20:32] <Rjd0060> Wikipedia/wikimedia/etc. cloaks always have the username :)
[20:32] <killiondude> an admin on wikimaniawiki
[20:32] <Ottava> Cream is derp
[20:32] <pakaran> wikimaniawiki...
[20:32] <derp> hurrrr hurrrr hurrrr hurrrr derp
[20:32] <pakaran> no wonder our portmanetau names confuse the media
[20:33] <derp> pakaran, i'm admin on a bidding wiki
[20:33] <Rjd0060> The winning one.
[20:33] <Rjd0060> :)
[20:33] <pakaran> nice.
[20:34] * derp has plans to take more pics pretty soon.
[20:34] * Stroppolo (~Stroppolo@Wikipedia/Stroppolo) Quit (Quit: Stroppolo )
[20:34] <killiondude> pix
[20:34] <Jyothis> picks
[20:34] <Jyothis> :)
[20:35] * Ottava yawns
[20:35] * Ottava votes for Jyothis for a third time
[20:35] <Ottava> ;/
[20:35] * Jyothis puts a fly into Ottava's mouth :)
[20:35] <derp> Rjd0060, do you like bagels?
[20:35] * Ottava casts a no this time for that : P
[20:35] <Jyothis> lol Ottava, I dont think they could counts it ;)
[20:35] <Rjd0060> I do
[20:36] <derp> what kind is your favorite
[20:36] <Ottava> Rjd0060 probably likes poppy seed
[20:36] <Ottava> ;/
[20:36] <Rjd0060> Are you a real Canadian?  Isn't it favourite?
[20:36] <Ottava> Favoraboot
[20:36] <Rjd0060> I don't know though, plain? :P
[20:36] <Ottava> ;/
[20:36] <derp> meh
[20:36] <derp> :P
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[20:37] * derp sends Rjd0060 some montreal style bagels with poppy seeds.
[20:37] <Ottava> Derp, wut is this aw aboot?
[20:37] <killiondude> abooot.
[20:37] <Jyothis> will this be considered offensive? -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Blockip/Touchmeallover
[20:37] <Ottava> yes
[20:37] <Ottava> to people who can't feel : (
[20:37] <Rjd0060> Not offensive
[20:37] <Jyothis> okies :)
[20:38] <derp> nay<
[20:38] * derp goes gay on Rjd0060
[20:38] <Rjd0060> Rjd0060 doesn't.
[20:39] * Lara|Love (~Lara@wikimedia/Jennavecia) Quit (Ping timeout: 252 seconds )
[20:41] <Ottava> Rjd0060 doesn't like love?
[20:42] <Rjd0060> Not with other males, no.
[20:42] * Rjd0060 is leaving
[20:42] <Ottava> what about with muffins?
[20:42] <Ottava> >.>
[20:42] <Ottava> Muffins <3
[20:44] * derp throws muffins at Rjd0060
[20:44] * derp throws muffins at Ottava
[20:44] <Ottava> omai
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[20:45] * Blurredpeace is now known as Blurpeace
[20:46] * Ottava steals all of derp's maple syrup
[20:46] <Ottava> Now you are screwed!
[20:47] <killiondude> his milkshake brings all the trash to the yard
[20:47] <Ottava> ;/
[20:47] * Ottava gives killiondude a muffin
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[20:51] <pakaran> damn right; it's better than YOURS.
[20:53] * Az1568 is now known as otrs
[20:54] <Jyothis> One more guys  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Blockip/Assword12
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[20:55] <Jyothis> @adioms http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Blockip/Fucku2
[20:56] <Jyothis> @admins http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Blockip/Fucku2
[20:56] <Jyothis> grr
[20:56] <quanticle> !admin ^
[20:56] <Jyothis> Please handle them
[20:56] <Jyothis> thanks quanticle
[20:56] <Jyothis> :)
[20:57] <pakaran> yes?
[20:57] <quanticle> Look at Jyothis' links.
[20:57] <closedmouth> please check if they're already blocked before posting
[20:57] <pakaran> indeed, handling noww
[20:57] <pakaran> and blocked
[20:57] <pakaran> ...
[20:57] <pakaran> for 5 minutes
[20:58] <pakaran> Jyothis, firstly, [[WP:UAA]].
[20:58] <pakaran> it tends to get handled reasonably fast
[20:58] <Ottava> brb
[20:58] <pakaran> secondly, when the user isn't editing (which this one didn't get the chance to) I'm nott sure the watchword was needed
[20:58] * coffee punts quanticle
[20:58] <quanticle> Hey coffee
[20:59] <coffee> you pingzored me
[20:59] <quanticle> I've been off because work got busy.
[20:59] * irregardless 
[20:59] <coffee> O_O
[20:59] * coffee punts irregardless
[20:59] * irregardless coffee
[20:59] <quanticle> coffee: Well, I thought it was required.
[20:59] * coffee .
[21:00] * Jyothis stops tracking en.wiki user creations log.. :)
[21:00] * quanticle drinks coffee
[21:00] <pakaran> Jyothis, it's not a problem - just I don't see any reason not to use UAA.
[21:01] * irregardless ends you and all you love
[21:01] <pakaran> Especially given that with uck in the name, there's a bott who probably already put it there.
[21:01] * coffee directs Jyothis to #wikipedia-en-alerts
[21:01] <Brian_S> Jyothis, remember my channel logs English blocks
[21:01] <Brian_S> :)
[21:01] <pakaran> coffee, thanks, didn't know about that one.
[21:02] <coffee> np
[21:02] <coffee> Jyothis: those accounts had already showed up at #wikipedia-en-alerts
[21:02] * Netalarm (~180d0c2a@Wikimedia/Netalarm) has joined #wikipedia-en
[21:02] * Jyothis hands over that responsibility then and types the fine print out :)
[21:03] * derp huggles coffee tightly.
[21:03] <coffee> [19:52:29] <BetacommandBot4> !alert New user [[Special:Block/Fucku2]] (containing bad phrase "f.ck")
[21:03] <coffee> derp: herp a derp
[21:04] <pakaran> coffee, i think we're biting at this point, to be honest.
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[21:04] * coffee bites a sammich
[21:04] <coffee> pakaran: I was just attempting to inform Jyothis that he could sit in #wikipedia-en-alerts
[21:04] <pakaran> sorry.
[21:05] * coffee bites pakaran
[21:05] * pakaran sniffles and sits in the corner.
[21:05] * Netalarm looks at coffee and hides under his covers
[21:05] <coffee> Boo!
[21:06] * Netalarm retreats even further and calls for help
Session Close: Sun Feb 14 21:07:37 2010

Session Start: Sun Feb 14 21:07:37 2010
Session Ident: #wikipedia-en
[21:07] * Disconnected
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Session Start: Sun Feb 14 21:10:04 2010
Session Ident: #wikipedia-en
[21:10] * Now talking in #wikipedia-en
[21:10] * Topic is 'English Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org | Status: Up | Channel guidelines at http://bit.ly/OiAr | If you need a channel operator, say !op followed by your request, or join #wikimedia-ops | No public logging | For urgent assistance or help, type !admin followed by your request. | IRC community meeting on Feb. 24: http://is.gd/7zSYm '
[21:10] * Set by Rjd0060!~Rjd0060@wikimedia/Rjd0060 on Thu Feb 11 15:44:00
[21:10] -barjavel.freenode.net:#wikipedia-en- [freenode-info] channel trolls and no channel staff around to help? please check with freenode support: http://freenode.net/faq.shtml#gettinghelp
[21:10] #wikipedia-en url is http://en.wikipedia.org/
[21:10] <Jyothis> Netalarm, just ring your alarm :)
[21:11] <Netalarm> O.o
[21:11] * quanticle sips coffee
[21:11] <Netalarm> Nice idea~
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[21:12] * Netalarm takes out his rusty old air siren and looks at it
[21:12] <Netalarm> nah, havent used it in a long long time
[21:13] * fastily (~fastily@130.65.109.102) Quit (Client Quit )
[21:14] <coffee> heh what irony someone I welcomed back a few months ago, I end up blocking now
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[21:14] <coffee> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:NAM_sharpshoota
[21:14] <Jyothis> coffee, thats destiny :)
[21:15] <Jyothis> "one who start shall end it"
[21:16] * DEMO` (~demo`@173-80-99-208-swby.atw.dyn.suddenlink.net) has joined #wikipedia-en
[21:16] * DEMO` is now known as AFRICANMAN
[21:16] <AFRICANMAN> Hello.
[21:16] <AFRICANMAN> black man here.
[21:17] <closedmouth> hey what is up
[21:17] <AFRICANMAN> My wife's clitoris.
[21:17] <AFRICANMAN> How about you?
[21:17] <ipatrol> op?
[21:17] <Brian_S> !op
[21:18] * lol is now known as derp
[21:18] <Brian_S> That's Blackman^
[21:18] <killiondude> I need more evidence.
[21:18] * ChanServ sets mode: +o DanielB
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[21:18] <DanielB> that works.
[21:18] * derp huggles DanielB tightly.
[21:18] * ChanServ sets mode: -o DanielB
[21:18] <Jyothis> lol Daedalus969
[21:18] <Jyothis> oops
[21:18] <Jyothis> DanielB
[21:18] <DanielB> im far too slow typing ban commands
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[21:18] <AFRICANMAN> Remember ipatrol, my cock is ready to take you on anytime.
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[21:19] <Jyothis> lol, please block him :)
[21:19] <DanielB> yep
[21:19] * ChanServ sets mode: +o DanielB
[21:19] * DanielB sets mode: +b %*!*@173-80-99-208-swby.atw.dyn.suddenlink.net
[21:19] * ChanServ sets mode: -o DanielB
[21:20] <DanielB> I think that will work. I am an IRC novice relative to most ops
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[21:20] <quanticle> Man, I am so glad that I'm not an op anymore and that people like DanielB get to deal with the crap for me.
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[21:20] * derp huggles quanticle tightly.
[21:20] <closedmouth> eyyo, i'm a black man with an african drum in my chest that beats to the opposite of the right let me know when i got a breath left
[21:21] <quanticle> closedmouth: Is that a song lyric?
[21:21] <Jyothis> that must be a rap song :)
[21:22] <[Soap]> hmm
[21:22] <[Soap]>  we got a guy with swastikas in his sig
[21:22] <[Soap]> he says he's a Buddhist and it's a symbol of peace
[21:22] <[Soap]> which it is
[21:22] <[Soap]> but I suspect he's being deliberately provocative
[21:23] <pakaran> he shows a fair bit of WP knowledge for a real newbie
[21:23] <pakaran> like his use of edit summaries
[21:23] <[Soap]> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Administrators%27_noticeboard/Incidents#Main_Edges_use_of_swastikas_in_signature.
[21:24] <pakaran> (also, how is one of 'buddhist descent' as he says in his signature?0
[21:24] <pakaran> my family have been christians for hundreds of years, but i wouldn't call myself of 'christian descent'.
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[21:25] <pakaran> yeah...
[21:25] <pakaran> and who makes their first edit an AFD?
[21:25] <pakaran> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/Main_Edges
[21:25] <[Soap]> betchu Main Edge and the fake anti-Nazi are socks
[21:26] <[Soap]> they were created 1 hour apart
[21:26] <pakaran> are we close to having cause for an SPI, though?
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[21:29] <quanticle> [Soap]: Actually the Swastika was a Hindu symbol long before it was a Buddhist symbol.  If you go to India today, you'll still see swastikas all over the place.
[21:29] <[Soap]> I know
[21:29] <[Soap]> Im not dumb
[21:30] <[Soap]> but even people who've lived their whole lives in India and never met Westerners irl generally know of the other meaning of the symbol and that Westerners are often sensitive about it
[21:31] <Digicrime> can somebody help me?
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[21:32] <Digicrime> with editing?
[21:32] <Digicrime> anyone?
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[21:33] * Jyothis is now known as [J^J]
[21:34] <Digicrime> anyone???
[21:36] <[J^J]> whats wring Digicrime?
[21:37] * Tiptoety|away is now known as Tiptoety
[21:37] <Digicrime> when i edit that box that has like bold, itaclizcieze, nowiki, find box, insert picture, etc. doesn't appear
Session Close: Sun Feb 14 21:37:44 2010