- 1 Welcome
- 2 Funny
- 3 Use of bloody in Canada
- 4 "For" vote
- 5 Adminship
- 6 User:188.8.131.52
- 7 Thanks!
- 8 Your promotion
- 9 Canadian terms
- 10 The Transwiki process
- 11 My monobook
- 12 4 to delete.
- 13 Deletion requests.
- 14 Bot request
- 15 Request
- 16 Blocking of open proxies
- 17 Yet another bot request
- 18 E-mail
- 19 Transwiki
- 20 desysopping
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Use of bloody in Canada
I noticed on your home page that you're from Canada, so I thought I'd ask if they use the word bloody as a swear word in Canada very much? Do only some regions use it and others not?
Primetime 04:20, 15 February 2006 (UTC)
- So, some people use it? If Canadian says "bloody", do others think they're eccentric? The reason I ask is that I'm verifying this entry in an article for a Canadian slang word on Wikipedia. They used bloody in it, and I thought that it was strange. --Primetime 04:28, 15 February 2006 (UTC)
- Thanks! I just voted for you on the admin page. --Primetime 04:35, 15 February 2006 (UTC)
Hi Tawker! I just wanted to thank you for the "for" vote on the admin page. :) --Dijan 21:14, 22 February 2006 (UTC)
It looks as though there is enough support for you to become an admin, and there do not appear to be any behaviour reasons to reject the status. I would, nevertheless, like to wait until you have been on this project for at least a month before doing anything.
I have disagreed with you about the use of "bloody" in Canada, and added a couple of quotes from Robert Jordan (an American) to illustrate the intensifier usage. I live in Richmond; would it be convenient to sit down over a beer someday? Eclecticology 01:44, 27 February 2006 (UTC)
Kassios 18:29, 8 March 2006 (UTC)
I'm not sure what you're asking me on my talk page. Are you asking for permission to continue with what you are doing, or do you need some help doing it? — Paul G 08:46, 30 March 2006 (UTC)
- Eclecticology and I are pleased to let you know that you are now a sysop. Congratulations! Contact either of us if you need to know more about the powers and responsibilities this gives you. — Paul G 07:37, 1 April 2006 (UTC)
Connel did find a strange place for this weird assortment of pages. I have heard supply teacher before, but it doesn't have any particular pronunciation issues. It may be a term that is more frequent in Eastern Canada than in the west, but I can't say for sure that it is exclusively Canadian. In BC the term "TOC" is used standing for "Teacher on Call". Eclecticology 03:52, 2 April 2006 (UTC)
The Transwiki process
- And I was wondering if AESP was deleted a little too rapidly. It is used in w:NewsBlog for instance. SemperBlotto 07:20, 2 April 2006 (UTC)
- The intent of the Transwiki process was to offer material which originated in Wikipedia to Wiktionary or some other project when its deletion was imminent. The person doing this was presumed to be unfamiliar with the policies and practices of the new host project; he was not required to check whether the new host already had an entry, or whether the new community would even want the term. By using a "Transwiki:" pseudonamespace these terms could be kept apart from the rest of our content.
- When incorporating this material I prefer to start an article on the word anew. Moving the transwiki page means also including, for GFDL purposes, the Wikipedia edit history; that's not necessary for a whole new article. That history cannot be traced unless a person is also a Wikipedia sysop, and much of it would refer to deleted "encyclopedic" material. Once the information in a transwikied article has been incorporated into an article that conforms with our standards, or if we decide that we don't want that material at all the transwiki article may be deleted along with the references to it in the Transwiki log. Eclecticology 09:02, 2 April 2006 (UTC)
Well, I want to condense it so that it just does the whole top bar thing changes. Can you help with that? Celestianpower 17:25, 2 April 2006 (UTC)
Hello Andrew You deleted my word and definition of PLANEHUGGER with no explanation. I ameposting it. If you have a comment to make please be courteous and leave it. Not saying anything and deleting is rude don't you think?RayAntoky 19:10, 9 April 2006 (UTC)
4 to delete.
Could you please do me a favor? You know the bots much better than I do. For a very long time, we've had many language indexes clogging the Wiktionary: namespace. This makes the namespace hard to search. Last year, we had an actual vote, ending in approval for the "Appendix:" and "Index:" pseudo namespaces being made into formal namespaces.
For example, Wiktionary:Aragonese index should become Index:Aragonese and the redirect left behind for now. After one week, when special:DoubleRedirects is updated, my redirects bot will correct all pages linked to the old pages. Then we can discuss mass-deleting the residual redirects (although we may want to keep them for 6 months for Wikipedia's sake.)
Could you please move the following language indexes (and all child index pages for each of these) to the "Index:" pseudo-namespace? Note that you cannot simply search the namespace for entries with "index" as there are a handful of false-positives.
- Capeverdean Crioulo
- Chinese Cangji
- Chinese Cantonese
- Chinese Hanzi
- Chinese Pinyin
- Chinese Wubi
- Chinese Zhuyin
- Chinese four corner
- Chinese radical
- Chinese topical
- Chinese total strokes
- English Prefix and Suffix
- Index of Indonesian words with prefixes
- Index of language indexes
- Irish Gaelic
- Japanese Furigana
- Japanese Kana
- Japanese Kanji
- Japanese Prefix and Suffix
- Korean Hanja
- Lojban cmavo
- Lojban cmene
- Lojban gismu
- Lojban lujvo
- Low Saxon
- Manx Gaelic
- Old English
- Scots Gaelic
- Scottish Gaelic
- Tok Pisin
- Wiktionary Index:Tamil
The next phase would be to move all "Wiktionary Appendix:" entries to "Appendix:".
Vandal Z-viffle. Please block this one. --EncycloPetey 08:29, 19 April 2006 (UTC)
Blocking of open proxies
The recent changes page is completely flooded with those blocked, blocked, blocked. Isn't it possible to use the bot flag or something else to hide them? Dart evader 09:37, 19 April 2006 (UTC)
- Nope, not on bots, sorry (hmm, weird how the new messages flag didn't come up, I think I was getting flooded with Connel's bot request changes and ignoring them) -- Tawker 16:57, 23 April 2006 (UTC)
- Sysop actions are not supposed to ever be masked with the bot flag. I don't think any steward would set both flags on an account. --Connel MacKenzie T C 17:06, 23 April 2006 (UTC)
Yet another bot request
Sorry again about w:WP:RFA. Perhaps I did get carried away.
Could you please devise a 'bot that will take the list of Wikipedia Admins, and if they have a corresponding uer page here on Wikt:, protect their user page, and protect their talk page from moves?
- Oh crud, I've been on a bit of a break, I thought I had one set, oops -- Tawker 23:08, 23 May 2006 (UTC)
I just made my first contribution to Wiktionary, a transwiki, and I'm not sure if I have done it right. Since you're the only user I know on Wiktionary (so far), I am asking you! Can you please take a look at transwiki:lump it and tell me if I made any major mistakes? Thanks! --Ginkgo100 20:34, 25 October 2006 (UTC)
As you have been inactive on this Wiki for more than a year, your administrater status has been removed.
If you become active here again, and want to be an administrater again, just ask, and it can be provided without the need for a vote. SemperBlotto 14:49, 19 February 2011 (UTC)