User talk:Williamborg

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Self welcome test - Williamborg 03:23, 23 June 2009 (UTC)

Block Log History[edit]

2009/6/22 Hi KP

Glad I supported your RfA on nearly three years ago and appreciate your doing the Admin job. Small world indeed.

Appreciate getting my Wiktionary account unblocked by DMcDevit. Think it was clearly some sort of error indeed, as it shows one of my Wiktionary edits occured after I'd been blocked. on Wiktionary.

Thanks for the help – Williamborg


On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 1:10 AM, Wiktionary information team <> wrote: Dear J Wiborg,

Thank you for your email.

06/19/2009 23:29 - Williamborg wrote:

> I came across from Wikipedia to Wikitionary the other day to look up the > spelling of the word "selgstverstandlich" and saw a typo which I stopped to > correct. > > When I went to correct it I couldn’t edit. After puzzling over this for a > minute or two, I discovered that the new multiwiki system kept me logged in > under my normal Wikipedia username: Williamborg and that Username: > Williamborg, IP address:, Block ID: 11603 was blocked. According > to the block log "The 05:36, 4 September 2006 Connel > MacKenzie<../wiki/User:Connel_MacKenzie> > (Talk <../wiki/User_talk:Connel_MacKenzie> | > contribs<../wiki/Special:Contributions/Connel_MacKenzie> > ) blocked Williamborg<../w/index.php?title=User:Williamborg&action=edit&redlink=1> > (Talk <../w/index.php?title=User_talk:Williamborg&action=edit&redlink=1> | > contribs <../wiki/Special:Contributions/Williamborg>) with an expiry time of > infinite ‎ *(vandal + username)"** > > *This is most exciting. I've never been blocked before, much less blocked > for life plus all time beyond. That's even better than the Canadian Hockey > ban: "banned for life plus 15 years!" > > So I looked through Williamborg's contributions to see what egregious act > I'd performed to inspire my being blocked for life plus... Imagine my > disappointment when I found only three edits: > 1. a correction in Appendix:Glossary of U.S. Navy slang changing "to" to > "too" > 2. a couple of terms linked in lancepesade > 3. Removal of an http: link in the article iota - that link was restored > by another editor, but subsequently deleted by yet another editor... > > All of these were edits I’d own up to. Pretty pedestrian, but the kind of > thing I might make... Although I don’t recall these specific edits, they are > the kind of thing I tend to do. > > > However none of these sound like cause for perpetual disbarment. So I must > conclude there was some even worse sin that was committed that had to be > erased from the logs as being too hideous to ever see the light of day. > > Any chance the Admin who blocked me (or any other admin) could advise me > what my actual sin warranting blockage was? > > Thanks - Williamborg > +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Here's a blast from the past, you supported my RfA on nearly three years ago (as User:Teke) and in fact on my old desktop, my RfA link is to yours as it was concurrent to mine. Small world.

Anyway, your Wiktionary account has been unblocked by DMcDevit. There was most likely some sort of error, as you don't technically have any edits to Wiktionary. Your edits are imports. Who knows what happened. Anyway, nice running into you again, happy editing to you. Williamborg 04:39, 23 June 2009 (UTC)

Yours sincerely, KP

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