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Tesseract
The net of a tesseract
not a religious symbol as some have mistakenly believed

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Exotic Probability

Can you give cites for the topics in this article, please? Many of the terms used in it cannot be found anywhere on the Web. -- The Anome 01:45, 8 Mar 2004 (UTC)


Image:Schr-harmonic.png

Yes, this is a nice illustration. I'd love to have a look of the code; is it possible for you to mail it to me? — Sverdrup 21:05, 25 Mar 2004 (UTC)

Oh, I see. I understand completely. I will be interested in May again, though. :-) — Sverdrup 11:41, 26 Mar 2004 (UTC)

I'm interested in the C program too! Do you now know wether you can disclose the code?

Also, would it be possible to remove the condition from the image page, and instead make it GFDL? The GFDL does not disallow use as homework, but it requires attribution and reproduction of the license, so I don't think it could be used to cheat with. ;-) -- David Remahl 01:06, 21 Jun 2004 (UTC)

Seconded. As you've made the image yourself, I think putting conditions on its use may disallow its uploading to Wikipedia. I know that we all license our text contributions the same way as a condition of submitting them to the project; the only reason there's such a hubbub with graphics is because it's harder to attribute them. It's a really nice diagram; I'd like to see it GFDL'd. (And, as the comment above mine states, it's still against the GFDL to use it unattributed in coursework or homework.) grendel|khan 18:51, 2004 Dec 21 (UTC)

A Fellow Churchillian?

Hey

Nice snowman!

A fellow Churchillian mathmo perchance?

Arbiter

You probably do

What year are you in?

I'm in the 4th, doing the M.Phil in stats

== Wik ==

Eurasian Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris)

Huh? --Wik 00:36, Apr 24, 2004 (UTC)

Because he is utterly unable to admit being wrong about anything, Dmn. Don't worry about it. It's just the way he is. Tannin

If you continue to revert random edits of mine (and vandalize my talk page) without explanation, I will revert random edits of yours. --Wik 15:30, Apr 25, 2004 (UTC)

Hope you don't mind Dmn, I've added that threat of Wik's to the list of 'Defamatory statements and rudeness' on the evidence page for Wik2 at "Requests for arbitration". You've got to laugh ;-)Daeron 16:29, 25 Apr 2004 (UTC)

Yes, we should feel privileged to be among Wik's chosen few. -- VV 03:26, 1 May 2004 (UTC)

Kylie

Hi Dmn

thanks for your comment. I was thinking exactly the same about the Fever photo. I was actually thinking about adding the international one and leaving the US one there also. Hadn't thought about deleting it. Running out of time now though. May get to it.

cheers

Ross


Auto rickshaw

Whats lacking in the article auto rickshaw ? Ur feedback shud help me in providing the missing element - Kesava 05:28, 27 Apr 2004 (UTC)

Compliments

User:209.242.30.26 is indeed advertising on talk pages. I'm reverting the whole kaboodle. Hope he goes away. JFW | T@lk 19:15, 29 Apr 2004 (UTC)

Split

I wasn't sure whether to split Stockport. (unlike say, Wigan, where the case is quite clear that it should be split). Generally I have been splitting articles about districts and towns, unless the district is only slightly larger than the town. I have also been taking into account local identity (as gleaned from webpages), and the way the urban area looks on a map.

If someone who lived in Bramhall was going shopping in Stockport town centre, would they say "I'm going to Stockport?" Would they consider themselves as living in Stockport (as opposed to the borough of Stockport)? If places like Cheadle and Bramhall have no separate identity other than as areas of Stockport, then that's fine, we can keep the article merged. Morwen 11:41, May 6, 2004 (UTC)

British

Referring to the article Lewis Hamilton: I believe a British person is someone from either Britain or Great Britain, just as it states in the British article. --Vikingstad 23:22, May 23, 2004 (UTC)

On a second thought, it's probably right to link to United Kingdom although the British Isles might be better? --Vikingstad 23:26, May 23, 2004 (UTC)

Complaint from Chris Martin

What on earth is your problem?

Will you please leave the contributions alone.

I really don't see what it has to do with you - why not just let the people who want to comment on my work alone?

--Chris Martin 17:07, 10 Jun 2004 (UTC)

Rude

In reply to your message, yes, I considered you to be exceptionally rude in removing the sections about my work, especially those pieces added by my colleagues from around the world. I can only presume that you failed to read the "Discussion" section, where I explained the situation. I have now had to explain to a number of humiliated people that the removal of their considered contributions was not due to any inadequacy on their part but solely to your presumptive and astonishingly arrogant decision unilaterally to withdraw their work. In future please have the good grace to check your facts and investigate the situation with a little more thoroughness and a lot more humility.

See edit history of Chris Martin [[User:Dmn|Dmn / Դմն ]] 03:29, 19 Nov 2004 (UTC)

Sidney photo

Hey, what was wrong with the old Sidney photo? Marnanel 01:18, 19 Jun 2004 (UTC)

White Line death

Hi Dmn,

I see you don't like White Lines at the top of articles — which is fine with me (not that they bother me much either, the seem like pretty harmless creatures). I just thought to suggest moving [:category] tags from the top to the bottom whilst you were at it — if you felt so inclined. In the first few days of categories, it was recommended to put the tags at the top, but it is no longer necessary and they are better off at the bottom. -- Solipsist 18:52, 24 Jun 2004 (UTC)

Template talk:Europe#Poll: Which items should be listed?

I am confused by your votes to oppose Kazakhstan, and vote to support Armenia. Could you please explain here? Please see comments at Armenia and Azerbaijan. Thanks. Pædia 04:04, 2004 Jun 25 (UTC)

Mondrian

Hi - I've a couple of queries for you at Talk:Art. Could you take a look when you've got a minute? Ta. --Camembert

Reformatting Opera

I don't see why you reduced the image at Opera to leave all that blank space. An esthetics thing? Is there something about Wikipedia page layout I don't understand? Wetman 09:31, 29 Jul 2004 (UTC)

Never mind. Now that I've read other people's remarks here, I see that you don't know the Wikipedia rule: Avoid unnecessary interference. Wetman 09:34, 29 Jul 2004 (UTC)

List of Number 1 Hits (UK)

Please do not remove valid information from Wikipedia. Thanks. -- 141.40.169.176 19:32, 1 Aug 2004 (UTC)

Malicious Deletion Attempt

Hello. Sorry for the imposition, but I thought you might be interested to note that an article you supported in the past on vfd has been listed again under malicious circumstances - the 3rd such attempt in 7 months. Please feel free to review the discussion and cast your vote as you feel appropriate: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Votes_for_deletion/Atlantium --Gene_poole 10:37, 10 Aug 2004 (UTC)

Khor Virap

Hey, I just got an edit conflict while writing the Khor Virap article, and I noticed you uploaded a picture of Yerevan while looking through your pages. I was wondering if you have any more photos of locations in Armenia, as I'm slowly adding articles on varios places there (I recently wrote Haghpat and Sanahin for example), and was hoping to find a good source for photos. --Aramgutang 14:36, 17 Aug 2004 (UTC)

VampWillow

Hi thanks for your message. If you feel that the above sysop's deletion of Empire of Atlantium is a serious matter, then I am happy to support any action you take to draw it to attention. I am not too familiar with such processes, and I am not otherwise familiar with this sysop, so I don't know if she has a history of non-consensus deletions of this nature. I note that the most virulent of those who voted against the article on VfD are all voting to keep it deleted, without addressing the non-consesus nature of the deletion itself, so perhaps if you are aware of others who might be concerned by the matter you could bring it to their attention and encourage them to vote to undelete.--Gene_poole 23:07, 18 Aug 2004 (UTC)

Sockpuppet vandalism

Hi again. I've just noticed that someone has created a sockpuppet Natryn to vandalise the Empire of Atlantium article, which has now been forwarded to my user page and nominated for speedy deletion. Do you know how to reverse this? You can see the edit history of the sockpuppet here: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/wiki.phtml?title=Special:Contributions&target=Natryn --Gene_poole 23:57, 19 Aug 2004 (UTC)

Yes I know you're not a sysop - I just thought you might have a better idea than me how to reverse sophisticated vandalism of this nature :-) I agree the article is better placed under Atlantium - I think that's actually how it was originally. Obviously there are a few people out there who really seem to be on some sort of personal crusade against this article for some reason, so if you can help me keep an eye on things it would be appreciated. --Gene_poole 00:14, 20 Aug 2004 (UTC)

Thanks for the vandalism listing, and for taking an informed and responsible approach to a "controversial" subject. If people spent half as much time writing real articles as they do getting worked up trying to expunge facts they disagree with Wikipedia would be heaven!

Official invitation

Hi!

This is a message to let you know that there is now a UK-specific Wikipedia community page at Wikipedia:UK wikipedians' notice board. It would be great if you could come and get involved! -- Graham ☺ | Talk 22:59, 1 Oct 2004 (UTC)

Explain Yourself

Explain your alteration of the word "sophomore" to "second" in the Corona (singer) article please.172.147.111.208 17:37, 11 Oct 2004 (UTC)

SysOp

In reply: I'm currently not a SysOp but wouldn't mind helping out a little more. Sounds like something I'd be interested in - thanks for letting me know about it. violet/riga (t) 16:07, 31 Oct 2004 (UTC)

Deletionist campaign

Hi there. As someone who has displayed a fairly rational and objective attitude towards micronation articles in the past I thought you might be interested to note that the rabid deletionist lobby is on the march against them again.

The latest target is New Utopia, which although a poorly written article in its current form concerns a subject that is eminently encyclopaedic, being the latest in a long line of libertarian "new country projects" (and therefore representative of a notable social/historic phenomenon), being the subject of dozens of international press and TV stories, as well as the subject of a widely-known US Securities & Investment Commission investigation for fraud.

You might want to take a look at the VfD and respond accordingly.

For future reference you might also want to note the articles in the Micronations Category, in order to keep an eye on its contents; I’ve been adding a number of well-researched, illustrated, fully referenced articles to this category in recent months, but there are moves afoot thanks to a highly suspect ongoing arbitration of process to have me banned completely from writing anything at all about micronations on the basis that as the founder of one, anything I write is somehow self-promotional and/or controversial. --Gene_poole 22:16, 1 Nov 2004 (UTC)

Culture of Greece

Culture of Greece is this week's Collaboration of the week. Please come and help it become a featured-standard article.

hello,

i'd like to know what kind of font you have used in Wikiquote logo? we'd like to have polish version as close to the original as it's possible.

kocio 14:15, 8 Nov 2004 (UTC)

Economy of Europe

Hi, I noticed you'd earlier supported this new article's nomination for Collaboration of the Week. It has been re-nominated, having been worked on a little and has gained backers. Simply add your support here. Obviously such a big project needs as many users with relevant knowledge as possible, so hopefully this will promote it a little. Thanks, Grunners 00:37, 21 Nov 2004 (UTC)

Wagga wagga

...which I believe is Burbelese for Congratulations! It's my pleasure to let you know that, consensus being reached, you are now an administrator. You should read the relevant policies and other pages linked to from the administrators' reading list before carrying out tasks like deletion, protection, banning users, and editing protected pages such as the Main Page. Most of what you do is easily reversible by other sysops, apart from page history merges and image deletion, so please be especially careful with those. You might find the new administrators' how-to guide helpful. Cheers! -- Cecropia | explains it all ® 03:20, 26 Nov 2004 (UTC)

Congratulations, Dmn! [[User:Neutrality|User:Neutrality/sign]] 03:22, Nov 26, 2004 (UTC)
Well done! David 5000 12:32, 27 Nov 2004 (UTC)

Partition of India

You voted for Partition of India, this week's Collaboration of the week. Please come and help it become a featured-standard article.

The Humungous Image Tagging Project

Hi. You've helped with the Wikipedia:WikiProject Wiki Syntax, so I thought it worth alerting you to the latest and greatest of Wikipedia fixing project, User:Yann/Untagged Images, which is seeking to put copyright tags on all of the untagged images. There are probably, oh, thirty thousand or so to do (he said, reaching into the air for a large figure). But hey: they're images ... you'll get to see lots of random pretty pictures. That must be better than looking for at at and the the, non? You know you'll love it. best wishes --Tagishsimon (talk)

Article Licensing

Hi, I've started a drive to get users to multi-license all of their contributions that they've made to either (1) all U.S. state, county, and city articles or (2) all articles, using the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike (CC-by-sa) v1.0 and v2.0 Licenses or into the public domain if they prefer. The CC-by-sa license is a true free documentation license that is similar to Wikipedia's license, the GFDL, but it allows other projects, such as WikiTravel, to use our articles. Since you are among the top 1000 Wikipedians by edits, I was wondering if you would be willing to multi-license all of your contributions or at minimum those on the geographic articles. Over 90% of people asked have agreed. For More Information:

To allow us to track those users who muli-license their contributions, many users copy and paste the "{{DualLicenseWithCC-BySA-Dual}}" template into their user page, but there are other options at Template messages/User namespace. The following examples could also copied and pasted into your user page:

Option 1
I agree to [[Wikipedia:Multi-licensing|multi-license]] all my contributions, with the exception of my user pages, as described below:
{{DualLicenseWithCC-BySA-Dual}}

OR

Option 2
I agree to [[Wikipedia:Multi-licensing|multi-license]] all my contributions to any [[U.S. state]], county, or city article as described below:
{{DualLicenseWithCC-BySA-Dual}}

Or if you wanted to place your work into the public domain, you could replace "{{DualLicenseWithCC-BySA-Dual}}" with "{{MultiLicensePD}}". If you only prefer using the GFDL, I would like to know that too. Please let me know what you think at my talk page. It's important to know either way so no one keeps asking. -- Ram-Man (comment| talk)

RFC pages on VfD

Should RFC pages be placed on VfD to be deleted? I'm considering removing Wikipedia:Requests for comment/Slrubenstein, Wikipedia:Requests for comment/Jwrosenzweig and Wikipedia:Requests for comment/John Kenney from WP:VFD. Each of them was listed by CheeseDreams. Your comments on whether I should do this would be appreciated. - Ta bu shi da yu 03:35, 10 Dec 2004 (UTC)

Victory is ours!

Congratulations comrade, we have defeated the evil infidels, long live the list of songs with brackets in their titles! Shame about the X Factor result (I've updated the page, not entirely sure what to do with it now it's all done). Keep in touch. David 5000 22:51, 11 Dec 2004 (UTC)

Sorry you're bored, do you have broadband at home? I don't, probably just as well otherwise I'd be on here all day. Steve's first single, released on December 20th (an odd date to choose, but a slow one in terms of releases), will be....Against All Odds. Great, another crap version of that getting to number 1, hopefully Band Aid, Kylie, Ronan, or Hot Pantz (!) can stop it from getting there. David 5000 23:32, 11 Dec 2004 (UTC)

Collaboration of the week

Template:CurrentCOTW Congratulations, the candidate you voted for, Underground Railroad, is this week's Collaboration of the Week. Please help edit the article to bring it up to feature standard.


Unverified image

Hi! Thanks for uploading the following image:

I notice it currently doesn't have an image copyright tag. Could you add one to let us know its copyright status? (You can use {{gfdl}}: {{gfdl}}if you release it under the GNU Free Documentation License, {{fairuse}}

Copyrighted

This work is copyrighted and unlicensed. It does not fall into one of the blanket fair use categories listed at Wikipedia:Fair use#Images or Wikipedia:Fair use#Audio_clips. However, it is believed that the use of this work:

  • To illustrate the object in question
  • Where no free equivalent is available or could be created that would adequately give the same information
  • On the English-language Wikipedia ([1]), hosted on servers in the United States by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation ([2]),

qualifies as fair use under United States copyright law. Any other uses of this image, on Wikipedia or elsewhere, may be copyright infringement. See Wikipedia:Fair use and Wikipedia:Copyrights.

To the uploader: Please add a detailed fair use rationale for each use, as described on Wikipedia:Image description page, as well as the source of the work and copyright information.


This tag should not be used. Instead, use either one of the more specific tags listed at Wikipedia:Image copyright tags#Fair_use or {{Non-free fair use in|article name}}.

if you claim fair use, and so on.) If you don't know what any of this means, just let me know at my talk page and I'll tag it for you. Thanks so much. Denni 04:23, 2004 Dec 13 (UTC)

P.S. You can help tag other images at Wikipedia:Untagged_Images. Thanks again.

ALSO:

Image:Armenian terrain.jpg

RFA thanks

Salve, Dmn!
I wanted to drop you a line to thank you for your support in my successful RFA candidacy. It was very gratifying to see the kind remarks posted in the debate. Ave! PedanticallySpeaking 17:38, Dec 21, 2004 (UTC)

Image:Armenian terrain.jpg

Did you take Image:Armenian terrain.jpg yourself? Neutralitytalk 07:15, Dec 30, 2004 (UTC)

Image:Urn.jpg

Please verify that Image:Urn.jpg was taken by you. Great picture! Thanks, Kbh3rd 03:20, 8 Jan 2005 (UTC)

Misnomer

Your proposed reason why fundamental theorem of algebra is a misnomer was wrong: it's a misnomer because it's really a theorem of analysis, not of algebra. Michael Hardy 00:39, 6 Feb 2005 (UTC)

DYK

main page

hi dmn -- I'm new to meddling with ITN, but I do think you are suppose to protect any picture before including it in the template (and unprotect when removing). regards, dab () 14:52, 14 Mar 2005 (UTC)

User:David 5000

It was brought to some admins' attention that David 5000 has created fake articles on Wikipedia. Do you know anything about this, or other users who have contributed, or other articles that have fake content as a result of his game with other forum members at [3]? Please respond at Wikipedia:Requests for comment/David 5000. -- BRIAN0918  15:38, 19 Mar 2005 (UTC)


Are you ********? How do you know User:Plasmic Squonka!, and why did he create an article about a fake German Aristocrat *******? -- BRIAN0918  16:04, 19 Mar 2005 (UTC)

I removed a name from above Dmn / Դմն 16:07, 19 Mar 2005 (UTC)
Please see the discussion at Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/Incidents. Note that I do not believe you are involved with these vandals, although you do share an account with one. Please do not delete your name at that page, as it's evidence, although you can delete my message here to make the name much harder for non-admins to find. Blame these vandals for providing the connection of your name to your account. -- BRIAN0918  17:25, 19 Mar 2005 (UTC)


Mao

Please justify "more standard" introduction. I assert that the text you removed is the standard introduction to the game. New players should not even be informed that they will not be told the rules; the first penalty many players get is for asking about the rules.

The complete, correct, spoken introduction given to a new player consists of the words: "The only rule I can tell you is this one." All other information comes by way of example and experience.

Now, my bias is against such cruel games, and I am only too willing to have an article on Mao that discloses all the little nasty tricks played on victims. However, NPOV requires some even-handedness, and I see on the Talk page that some feel no explanation is appropriate. It seems clear to me that the correct WP introduction is therefore the correct spoken introduction. I considered moving the spoiler template to the very top of the page, but even the presence of the spoiler template gives away an important clue, since new players do not even realize they are being taken for a ride, or that any information is secret. The cryptic statement sets the tone for an entire game of paranoid intrigue (indeed, very like life under Communism during times of political campaign).

Is something gained by sanding this down to some universal blandness?

I like to reach concensus with editors of other opinions, so I ask you to support your version. Otherwise, kindly revert the edit, and take a penalty card. :) — Xiong (talk) 02:00, 2005 Mar 25 (UTC)

Please support your statement that the text you have written into the article is standard. — Xiong (talk) 02:12, 2005 Mar 25 (UTC)


Looking through the history, you appear to the be source of the statement that Mao was popular in Cambridge in 1975. Do you have any evidence for this? As far as I am aware, Mao was unknown in Cambridge immediately prior to the 1992-1993 academic year. Bluap 16:08, 18 May 2005 (UTC)

Thanks

Thanks for the support on the admin vote. Helpful Dave 13:39, 6 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Zürich to Zurich

Zürich has been nominated on Wikipedia:Requested moves for a page move to Zurich. Being a contributor to the previous vote you might like to express your opinion about this proposed move in the new vote on talk:Zürich. Philip Baird Shearer 09:13, 8 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Research project on wiki contributors

Hello-

I am aware that this is not the typical message usually posted, so I would like to apologize and ask for your kind understanding. I am a PhD student at Syracuse University School of Information Studies. My advisor and I are working on a research project on contributors to Wikis. This project received Institutional Review Board Approval number 05048. I would like to have a brief email dialog with you about your experience as a Wikipedia contributor. Please respond to this posting or send me an email at wikiresearch@hotmail.com, if you would be willing to answer a couple of quick questions. I would like to assure you that your comments will remain confidential.

Best regards, -Isabelle Fagnot

Cheers!

I know you're a northern mathmo @ church but I can't work out who...annoying...anyway imagine my suprise when my name was put on Wikipedia on the CUSU page!! I don't think there is a bigger honour ever. wicked. thanks, singhy!

Eurovision 2005

Hi, I just reverted your change. The significance of the 'Big 4'; UK, Spain, France and Germany being on the bottom of the table is as they automaticaly qualify for the contest, and contribute most of the budget of the EBU, therefore adding another other countries who didn't do well to the list is inappropriate. --Neo 12:19, May 28, 2005 (UTC)

The Message

I didn't send it, and I still stand by that statement. Neutral administrators are investigating (ie, not you, your bias for your friend is understandable and obvious). I'm as confused as you are about all of this, simply because I didn't send it, by the way David is putting it across suggests he genuinely feels he received it from my account. A number of 'theories' have been suggested by others, including the possibility of forging the message, and somebody else sending it other than me. And, I will be up for RfA again, and I trust you won't troll me about something I didn't write again - RfA isn't about personal grudges, its about ability as an administrator. Its clear that your biased. Hedley 14:19, 3 Jun 2005 (UTC)

  • I, of course, realise that. I'm sure that, if I lacked the abilities, I wouldn't of received so many support votes. I wouldn't of nominated myself if I wasn't ready. Hedley 14:38, 3 Jun 2005 (UTC)

Mondale

Nope. Reverted self until he appears in the news, presuming it's not a hoax. — Dan | Talk 00:07, Jun 5, 2005 (UTC)

Friendly suggestion

Hey. Yesterday you blocked a user:

00:17, 5 Jun 2005 Dmn blocked "User:User:JohnKenney" with an expiry time of indefinite (Oops, increased to indefinite) 00:14, 5 Jun 2005 Dmn blocked "User:JohnKenney" with an expiry time of 80 hours (Hoaxer & Name-thief)

I've got someone to fix the block, but hopefully you might consider checking blocks you make in future. Also, recently, you unblocked an impersonator because they were at Cambridge. This isn't a complaint, but I hope you'll look into things first in the future, and check your actions before and after you make them. Hedley 22:15, 5 Jun 2005 (UTC)

Category:UK Wikipedians

Hi, just to let you know that the list of UK participants at the UK notice board was getting rather long, so I have replaced it with the above category which I have added to your user page. -- Francs2000 | Talk 30 June 2005 19:17 (UTC)

Image:Schr-harmonic.png

Image:Schr-harmonic.png has no licence. If it's a figure made by you, I advise you Template:Cc-by-sa-2.0. -- Harp 5 July 2005 12:19 (UTC)

rollback

Please don't use rollback except when fighting vandalism, since that is it's only intended function. -- Netoholic @ 17:48, 15 July 2005 (UTC)

How is the inclusion of the end of the NHL lockout considered vandalism? It's an important piece of news, considering the economic implications (2 billion USD in loss revenue already) and effects on the upcoming Winter Olympics and European hockey leagues in the fall. I think we're making a big mistake by not including this news item. --Madchester 20:17, July 15, 2005 (UTC)

content vote

Hi. I was wondering if, as someone who has previously contributed to related discussions, you might be interested in taking a look at this vote, about some disputed content in the micronation article. --Centauri 02:27, 17 July 2005 (UTC)

thank you for your opinion on my RfA

Hello, just a quick note to say thank you for voting, even though you were not convinced of my experience. Already things have changed. I feel empowered, yes, but not in the "oooh cool delete button!" way I was kind of expecting. Already I feel the weight of the responsibility I have now been entrusted with, a weight that will no doubt reduce given time. Perhaps I am ready for it, or perhaps, as you say, I am not. I hope that in the coming weeks and months I can prove you wrong, but no matter what I thank you for giving your honest opinion, it is really important to me. Thank you. :) GarrettTalk 10:58, 22 July 2005 (UTC)

Please refrain from leaving Biblical quotes on my talk page. Dmn / Դմն 11:08, 22 July 2005 (UTC)
I do so apologise, it was a copy-n-paste, you see... not that Image:Tesseract2b.png would have done much to dissuade me. Then again anything could look like a religious symbol at 11:00 PM... :) GarrettTalk 11:21, 22 July 2005 (UTC)

Newbury graph

Hey, I noticed you replaced the graph on the Newbury page, but the new one doesn't contain the line for 'Others', which the old one did. The old one was also made with gnuplot which has a better+quicker way of making graphs.. Regards, Joolz 00:43, 23 July 2005 (UTC)

Thanks for the reply :) I agree with you that your graph is better, I will have a go at making the gnuplot one better than it though! ;) Is the problem with the gnuplot one the fact that the lines are difficult to see? I could have a go at altering the background, what are your thoughts? -- Joolz 01:31, 23 July 2005 (UTC)
I didn't notice your other questions when I replied last night! The 1885-1959 results are from the two books in the references section, which can be found in most libraries, and the problem with getting it to FA status is the lack of electoral commentary (especially in the early years), Regards, Joolz 13:31, 23 July 2005 (UTC)
I've had a go at improving the gnuplot graph, what do you think of it now? -- Joolz 13:44, 24 July 2005 (UTC)
A slight correction there ;) Talrias has had a go at improving it, not me personally! -- Joolz 14:54, 24 July 2005 (UTC)

Comment attrib for disambiguation

Hi, I know you mean well, but would it be too much to ask you to change slightly your comment attrib for disambiguation? Using a bodily reference like that just isn't appropriate for the subject matter of all the articles you are editing, for example, Biblical subjects; in other words I'd just as soon not see it; and hopefully you are not trying deliberately to be offensive. Thanks, Codex Sinaiticus 01:21, 28 July 2005 (UTC)

Ah, so you ARE deliberately trying to be offensive... At least you've made that clear now... Codex Sinaiticus 01:39, 28 July 2005 (UTC)

Biography Collaboration of the eek: Rodgers and Hammerstein

Rodgers and Hammerstein was listed as a candidate for the Collaboration of the week recently. Unfortunately, the nomination dropped out. I have renominated it on the Biography Collaboration of the week however - come and support the nomination there!--Fenice 16:37, 8 August 2005 (UTC)

Threats

Exactly what did I do to you for you to use threaten to leave wikpedia if I become an admin? Cat chi? 18:58, 8 August 2005 (UTC)

I simply read your contributions. For example, I can't imagine many sysops being happy with the opening paragraph of the Mehmet Ali Talat article - you seemed to be content to leave it with a different kind of POV. Dmn / Դմն 19:29, 8 August 2005 (UTC)
I really dont understand you. I dont remember contributing to the article you accuse me of POV. IN fact I had to check when and what edit I made. Cat chi? 17:11, 11 August 2005 (UTC)
I treat articles that are vandalised wikipedia bot. I have a bot that detects vadalism. Several of the recent admins and admin candidates were using my bot, and still do. I really do not see your reasoning. Cat chi? 17:11, 11 August 2005 (UTC)
I also do not see why WP:SUCKS exists in my VfA page. Cat chi? 17:11, 11 August 2005 (UTC)
I realise you "hate" me for some odd reason, I would greatly apriciate if you explained your reasoning. For me you are just a random user that I dont even remember working with/against/wharever Cat chi? 17:11, 11 August 2005 (UTC)
Also please respond or place a note in my talk page so I know you have responded. Cat chi? 17:11, 11 August 2005 (UTC)

RfA

Thank you for leaving your opinion at my RfA. I will do my best to serve the Wikipedia community as an administrator. Flcelloguy | A note? | Desk 21:06, 8 August 2005 (UTC)

Dmn Դմն 20:22, 9 August 2005 (UTC)

WP:SUCKS

What is the point of this redirect? Dmn Դմն 13:21, 11 August 2005 (UTC)

BJODN , just on IRC people referance this nono existant page abusively ;). WP doesnot suck :P hence the NOT in rempte article :) Cat chi? 14:43, 11 August 2005 (UTC)

Image:Mutantcustardcream.png

I am happy to remove it, but I thought that removing things from talk pages was seen as somehow bad form? I am not going to have the wrath of Wikipedia down on me if I remove images from my discussion page, am I? Telsa 23:03, 13 August 2005 (UTC)

Any thoughts? Telsa 18:43, 18 August 2005 (UTC)

I'm still happy to remove it; but still wanting reassurance that it's not a bad thing..? --Telsa 16:22, 25 October 2005 (UTC)

RFA hate

I'd still apreciate what I've done that merits you leaving wikipedia if I become an admin. Cat chi? 01:33, 24 August 2005 (UTC)

Dr Shipman

Didn't the GMC taking away his licence remove his right to use "Dr"? Morwen - Talk 14:46, 31 August 2005 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/European Union member states at the 2004 Summer Olympics

You might be interested to have a look. Regards. --Pgreenfinch 13:06, 3 September 2005 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Cool_Cat/Wiki-politics

I have placed his character assassination page to deletion. Fadix 22:22, 1 October 2005 (UTC)

Optimus Prime's back on VfD again

Thought you might like to know, an article you once voted to "keep" has once again been placed on VfD. Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Optimus Prime (person) Bryan 20:00, 2 October 2005 (UTC)

List of songs with brackets in their titles

Did you notice this article started by you is up for deletion? And it's pretty close to being deleted too.  Grue  17:05, 4 October 2005 (UTC)

Wiki-polotics thread

I hereby dispute the alleged aggressiveness of my RfA comments. I suggest User:Cool Cat should look at the dignified way I acted during my own one. I hereby also assert my belief that it is the right for any wikipedia user to vote in RfA without comment or apparent logical comment. Dmn Դմն 23:58, 1 October 2005 (UTC)

Can you please elaborate? Why are you threatening to leave wikipedia if I become an admin? --Cool Cat Talk 00:19, 2 October 2005 (UTC)
I do not wish nor see the need to elaborate on this. I'm surprised you saw the need to create this page - Do you think it will help you when/if you re-apply? I strongly suggest you concentrate on editing articles. Dmn Դմն 00:45, 2 October 2005 (UTC)
I do have a need to know why you will take extreme mesures if I become an admin. I would apriciate any explanation because as far as I care you are a random person opposing me. --Cool Cat Talk 12:17, 8 October 2005 (UTC)

Churchill Group?

Is there any kind of churchill/cambridge wikipedia group? Spankthecrumpet 01:44, 9 October 2005 (UTC)

Chu.cam

From the fact that you photographed and posted our formal hall, I take it you're at Churchill in some shape or form or other?

I'm Chris, a fresher studying NatSci. Who are you?

Comics RFA

I saw your personal RFA standards of at least 2,000 edits. Comics, who is currently applying for adminship, has only 286 edits. See Wikipedia:Requests for adminship/Comics freestylefrappe 22:49, 16 October 2005 (UTC)

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Congratulations

Congratulations! You are the winner of Wikifun Round 10. Would you like to prepare the questions for the next Wikifun?  Grue  13:37, 21 November 2005 (UTC)

Umm... so how about the questions? Or I'll bug User:fiveless who took second place about it.  Grue  20:37, 2 December 2005 (UTC)

Re: Wikifun

Thanks for the heads-up. And I don't think I ever properly congratulated you on winning round 10 - nicely done. ESkog | Talk 04:35, 8 December 2005 (UTC)

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WikiFun Question 11

In Wikifun, Round 11, question 11, the question says;
These people have something in common. Give me their names and their appropriate additional word(s).

I don't understand what you mean by the bolded phrase. Their title perhaps? Their middle name? I don't know. Do I have to bribe you for the answer? :-) «LordViD» 19:42, 11 December 2005 (UTC)

When you work out what the connection, the appropriate extra words will become obvious. Dmn 20:19, 11 December 2005 (UTC)
I knew you'd say that....Thanks anyways. «LordViD» 20:36, 11 December 2005 (UTC)

Image:Khor Virap model.jpg has been listed for deletion

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Image:Wikifun11_q5.jpg

Sorry but Wikimedia policy does now allow fair use images outside of the main namespace (articles!). The image is in use on a wikipedia name space community page, so it doesn't qualify. --Gmaxwell 07:13, 10 January 2006 (UTC)

Wikifun round 12

This is to invite you to participate in the next game of Wikifun.
Round 12 will begin at 11:00 UTC on Friday January 20. 2006.
-- Ravn 17:03, 18 January 2006 (UTC)

Cool Cat

Hello DMN

I write on German

Ich glaube du kanst deutsch gut ich hofe sehr.

der benutzer CoolCat ist ein türkische Nationalist er hat sich sehr agresiv für die Löschung der kategori Kuristan engagisiert.


Coll Cat is an Turkish Nationalis .--Muhamed 19:07, 26 January 2006 (UTC)

RE:

Hey cool. You're so cool Dmn. Well done.

Your vote on the RFR poll

Hi, Dmn, you voted oppose on the requests for rollback privileges consensus poll, suggesting that people who would like rollback should just become admins instead - that being an admin is "no big deal". While I think that in an "ideal" Wikipedia, this would indeed be the case, I believe that over time standards for becoming an administrator have clearly risen. This is apparent by looking at the RFA system throughout Wikipedia's existence - intially, all one had to do to become an admin was just ask nicely, now we have a complicated procedure. A recent proposal on the RFA talk page for requiring at least 30 minimum support votes and a significant number of existing contributions was given some serious consideration. There is frequent talk of "bad admins slipping through the RFA net", and while you may not agree with that philosophy of adminship it is undeniable that the standards have risen.

Because of this, candidates who pass are already very experienced with Wikipedia. While this in itself is no bad thing, it means that for the month or so before they become admins they are not being given the tools an admin has which would help them to improve Wikipedia, by removing vandalism and performing administrative tasks such as moving pages. The qualities which make a good administrator are not determined by length of stay on Wikipedia or number of friends you have, but by personality and character. Time at Wikipedia only gives familiarity with the way things are done here. However, being at Wikipedia for an extra month doesn't grant any special insight into the ability to determine which edits are vandalism and which are not. This is why I believe that we should hand out rollback to contributors who are clearly here to improve Wikipedia but won't pass the RFA procedure because of their percieved lack of familiarity with policy by some Wikipedians. I think that adminship should be no big deal, like you, however I see just two ways to make sure Wikipedians can quickly and efficiently remove vandalism - either by all those who believe adminship should be no big deal involving themselves much more in RFA, or by supporting this proposal and giving out rollback to good contributors who have not yet been here long enough to become admins. We have to remember that our ultimate aim here is to produce an encyclopedia, and we should balance the idealism of "adminship should be no big deal" with the pragmatism of granting rollback to our best non-admin contributors. I would be very grateful if you would reconsider your viewpoint on this issue. Thanks, Talrias (t | e | c) 13:55, 1 February 2006 (UTC)

Image:CheadleGraph3.png

I see you've added this graph to the Cheadle election page. It seems to me that it's somewhat misleading in that it compares the vote in "whichever constituency happens to be named Cheadle", but draws a continuous line where the boundaries have changed. Thus the Liberal vote in February 1974 appears to drop, when in fact it rose because the strongly Liberal voting areas had all been removed to Hazel Grove. Would it not be better to break the lines at the point where the boundaries changed, and possibly include them in shadow or greyed where (as in 1979) we have the notional figures on the new boundaries? David | Talk 09:30, 2 February 2006 (UTC)

Cheadle showing boundary changes
What I had in mind was something like this. David | Talk 21:24, 2 February 2006 (UTC)

quantum HO

The article suggests the image shows

with

However, the graphs actually show the wavefunctions without the factor in the Hermite polynomial.

(..google..) I found the first few correct ones here: http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/quantum/hosc5.html#c1

Universitas 21

Hello Dmn. Please be informed that, owing to Hong Kong's special status, I've reverted [4] partially your edits to the Universitas 21 article [5]. — Instantnood 20:31, 17 February 2006 (UTC)

Hong Kongs status doesn't seem that special. It is clearly part of the PRC. Dmn Դմն 03:56, 18 February 2006 (UTC)
Yes and no. Constitutionally special administrative region is not within its administrative division structure, but both its current two special administrative regions, namely Hong Kong and Macau, are explicitly stated to be " inalienable part[s] ", which means they cannot be ceded nor getting independence as sovereign states. Each of them is on its own a separate custom territory, a separate legal jurisdiction (except constitutional stuffs).. and it issues its own coins and banknotes, its own passports, its own stamps, own visas.. it sends its own delegations to many international organisations, and its own teams to international sport events, and concludes its own bi/multilateral treaties with other countries, and so on and so forth. — Instantnood 16:58, 18 February 2006 (UTC)

Darren Bett

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Image Tagging Image:PHIXX.jpg

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The proper title of Farouk I.

Farouk I's full title was not in English, I assure you, it was in Arabic. So please go back and reverse your edit to the royal gold font again. And next time you decide to step in another cultures' editing, be kind enough to discuss it with them first and not the other way around. Otherwise you might lose your credibility.

Wikipedia_talk:Censorship

A watered-down version of the proposed policy against censorship is now open for voting. Will you knidly review the policy and make your opinions known? Thank you very much. Loom91 10:18, 5 April 2006 (UTC)

Twelvty

Thank you for experimenting with Wikipedia. Your test worked, and has been reverted or removed. Please use the sandbox for any other tests you want to do. Take a look at the welcome page if you would like to learn more about contributing to our encyclopedia.  (aeropagitica)  (talk)  20:34, 18 April 2006 (UTC)

Happiness is the key to not being eaten by the Robot Overlord

"...a myth used to give trick users..." oooookay... and: IT'S ALL LIES!?!? NOOOOOOOOOO! (does that mean that, since I've been spreading wikilove, the robots will hunt me for my skin?) 21:47, 14 May 2006 (UTC) The Hero of Time

Commons

Hi there. Love your pics of the Part II/III results and the Hepworth washing machine. I've uploaded them on Commons, in addition to en.wiki, so that the rest of the world can enjoy. Fancy doing that with more of your pics? (I've got a lovely category "Churchill College, Cambridge" all ready and waiting for them...). Cheers, JackyR | Talk 21:09, 24 May 2006 (UTC)

Wikifun starts on Sunday

Hi,

I thought you'd like to know: Wikifun Round 13 starts coming Sunday at 21:00 UTC. -- Eugène van der Pijll 18:28, 16 June 2006 (UTC)

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Good luck

Hello. I am just posting to say good luck to you in the upcoming Esperanza elections, and I shall enjoy campaigning against you - you are a worthy opponent, as it were! All the best, and may the best man/woman/thing win! Kingfisherswift 16:38, 27 June 2006 (UTC)

Proposed Georgia Move

As a past participant in the discussion on how to handle the Georgia pages, I thought you might be interested to know that there's a new attempt to reach consensus on the matter being addressed at Talk:Georgia (country)#Requested_Move_-_July_2006. Please come by and share your thoughts to help form a consensus. --Vengeful Cynic 03:24, 8 July 2006 (UTC)

Your thoughts?

User_talk:Joseph_Aivalikli David 5000 21:21, 22 July 2006 (UTC)

What does this mean?

What does this mean? I saw it on your user page.

"User:Dmn , Moron/Vandal" -Wik April 2004 (see also User:Gzornenplatz)

- Emir214 01:34, 6 August 2006 (UTC)

Eric West

This article has good sources and respectable sites. I have contributed to it in the past and it has been frequently updated by numerous users. David Bazan, Ishman Bracey are among articles on people I have not heard of, it does not mean they are not a celebrity or notable. If you are unfamiliar with Eric West read the biography and review the references below. Seven77 17:33, 9 August 2006 (UTC)

Images in MainPage

Sorry, Dmn. I had to revert your edit at ITN. {{Mprotected}} doesn't work on images from Wikimedia Commons. Please go to Category:Protected main page images#Instructions for administrators to see how to protect these images, and try again if you like. Hope this helps. -- PFHLai 11:18, 10 August 2006 (UTC)

commons:Image:Cambridge Jesus.jpg

Hi, I uploaded the picture on commons but they insist on your friend (the photographer) to send an email to OTRS to certify that he agrees on releasing his work under GFDL. Sorry for bothering you. Cruccone 16:19, 23 September 2006 (UTC)

It's perfectly understandable, commons admins are a pain in the ass for this stuff. The only reason I uploaded the image on commons was to use it on it.wiki. Probably I'll go and take a picture myself. Cheers --Cruccone 19:20, 24 September 2006 (UTC)

Chrystal Rose

In case you hadn't noticed, Chrystal Rose has been proposed for deletion. NickelShoe (Talk) 05:40, 20 December 2006 (UTC)

Billboard Top 100

Hi, edited your edit on List_of_songs_by_European_artists_which_reached_number_one_on_the_Hot_100_(US).

I think you may have made a typo. Please feel free to revert if you want to. KingStrato 18:03, 23 December 2006 (UTC)

CHICOTW GAonhold

TonyTheTiger 23:10, 5 February 2007 (UTC)

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Interested?

Would you be interested in posting here? It may be of interest to you. Jhamez84 20:15, 21 March 2007 (UTC)

Re: Capitalization

It should be When the Sun Goes Down as per Wikipedia:Naming conventions. Jogers (talk) 23:43, 23 March 2007 (UTC)

Wikifun

Round 14 is starting just about now. --Spondoolicks 16:43, 10 April 2007 (UTC)

Churchill College

Students on Hepworth, Churchill College.jpg

Students relaxing on the Hepworth after enjoying a formal was your caption to this image at Churchill College, Cambridge.

A formal what, though? --84.65.22.233 20:29, 6 May 2007 (UTC)

Aurora

I read you can see auroras ("polar lights") in Churchill. I also remember heard of a internet page whereyou can see when an Aurora comes! Dagadt

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Now some people from Commons claim this picture is copyrighted and they want to delete it. Look here and tell them some words (especially what was your original mind regarding copyright there), please.

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You're mistaken. I had no role in the design of that image. Dmn Դմն 14:17, 21 March 2008 (UTC)
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Thank you for letting me know about the Eamon song in Europe. I was going off the US spelling of the name and did not realize it was different over the pond. I have already reverted the 3 other ones I changed. Sorry for taking your time! --mboverload@ 20:40, 17 August 2008 (UTC)

AfD nomination of List of songs by British artists which reached number-one on the Hot 100 (USA)

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Cambridge meetup!

Hi, this is just to let you know of a proposed Cambridge meetup - suggested dates currently Saturday 18 October or Sunday 19th October. If you're interested, please give an idea of which day might be best for you there - & if you know of anyone else who might like to attend do let them know! Cheers, Dsp13 (talk) 14:00, 2 October 2008 (UTC)

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Armenian Terrain Picture

Hi i am wondering where that picture you put up tagged Armenian Terrain was taken ( which provience ) thank you! you have taken some beautiful pictures...well done! —Preceding unsigned comment added by Kroseprose (talkcontribs) 02:05, 16 October 2008 (UTC)

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Cambridge meetup

The second Cambridge meetup is confirmed for this Saturday, 3pm, at CB2 on Norfolk Street: Wikipedia:Meetup/Cambridge 2. Hope to see you there. Charles Matthews (talk) 19:00, 25 February 2009 (UTC)

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FYI, the fourth Cambridge meetup will occur on the afternoon of Saturday 1 August. Charles Matthews (talk) 18:55, 27 July 2009 (UTC)

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Hi. Please move Melodifestivalen 2011 back into the Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 as this has been the long standing practice over the past few years and is what consensus among editors supports. Once the contest is over, the pages will be split, but during the period where both are ongoing, it was decided that in order to avoid duplication of efforts (people having to update both pages) one will be used until after the contest. The Sweden page was chosen as the base as its coverage is much broader than the Melodifestivalen page which in terms of the Contest, is only for the song selection. Also, in the future, please do not move pages like that without a discussion first. Thanks. Grk1011 (talk) 15:45, 26 February 2011 (UTC)

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