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Enjoy your stay at Wiktionary! User: PalkiaX50 talk to meh 16:14, 6 May 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for the welcome, but I already have an account, see my User page (a redirect). -- 19:55, 6 May 2013 (UTC)

Editing posts of others[edit]

Please don't edit posts of other people, like you did in diff. Doing so is generally frowned upon in Wiktionary. --Dan Polansky (talk) 07:01, 13 October 2013 (UTC)

I didn't intend to edit your post. Please accept my apologies.
It's somewhat hard to explain how it happened. My browser selects a word by double-clicking (but "lesbian" is only 7 characters long, typing it would be as fast as copy-and-pasting; DCDuring's comment also has "lesbian" and is closer). The shift-key and the "/'-key are adjacent on my current keyboard, so a dropped spoon or lighter could change the selected word to a quotation mark. -- 08:25, 13 October 2013 (UTC)


{{unblock|reason=see below}}

Giving a reason (like "I'm not particularly intimidated or harassed; if you don't want only to intimidate or harass, please give a reason for the block"), seems to be blocked by the abuse filter, just like adding online documentation is blocked. -- 22:11, 7 November 2013 (UTC)

And that's again the "We can't be bothered to support our claims, so let's block everyone who isn't an IRC kiddy" filter. -- 02:51, 11 November 2013 (UTC)


Don't forget the conjugation template and make sure you add the lang param - [1] JamesjiaoTC 03:51, 29 November 2013 (UTC)

I completely agree that I should have added the lang param to {{prefix}}. On the other hand, the template could have warned me, and as far as I remember, it didn't. -- 04:31, 29 November 2013 (UTC)
About the conjugation template: I'm old and might forget. I will almost definitely forget the exact name of the template and as long as the "few" (of whom you seem to be a member since 08:25, 17 February 2010) insist on automagically slandering me as "an anonymous user" on my current talk page, and on not giving me an easy link to my user (or talk) page, I probably won't care too much. I added information to the best of my knowledge, if you want me to remember your idiosyncratic ways, at least give me the means to remember them, by linking to my talk and user pages at the same place where you link to it for logged-in users (for me, that was on the upper line of the screen, somewhere in the middle). -- 04:31, 29 November 2013 (UTC)


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This blocked user is asking that his or her block be reviewed: (block logactive blocksglobal blockscontribsdeleted contribsedit filter logchange block settingsunblock)

Request reason:

CodeCat shouldn't block when criticised. There is no consensus to delete {{Original research}}.

"Pseudonym" isn't disparaging name-calling, it is an accurate description for someone who doesn't disclose their name and, as such, has no academic qualification. If the person hiding behind the pseudonym wants to add any contraversial content, they need to cite sources. Alternatively, they can show their qualification(s), but that requires revealing their name.

That "anonymous" below isn't name-calling either, but it is disparaging. The name is Erik Warmelink.
Rather than unblock you, I have in fact extended your block. You have already been permanently blocked on de.WP, en.WP and commons ([2], [3], [4] and [5]) as a global troll. I noted before that "I don't believe that a permablock on one wiki should [necessarily] translate to a permablock on another, as blocks should be based on behavior on each wiki", but your behaviour on this wiki has just been more of the same trolling that got you blocked on the other projects. Other admins will note that the only reason I issued a finite rather than an permanent block is that (as has been discussed recently on WP) it is not sensible to permanently block IP addresses, because they are usually reassigned after some period of time. Your named user account, User:Erik Warmelink, has already been globally permanently blocked. - -sche (discuss) 04:51, 30 November 2013 (UTC)
If I have a named account, I'm not an anonymous user, ain't I? Well, look below: "This is the discussion page for an anonymous user who has not created an account yet or who does not use it." Without "anonymous" (and changing "an" to "a") the text wouldn't lose information, would be shorter, and wouldn't make false claims. -- 21:31, 30 November 2013 (UTC)
I'm not globally blocked, but have my accounts (User:Erik Warmelink and User:ErikWarmelink) globally locked, and that's worse because I can't access my watch lists or change the email adresses. Changing those email adresses is quite important, because it would give a chance to find out who is (or are) sending those email threats (or to easily block those threats). -- 21:31, 30 November 2013 (UTC)
You don't need to worry about changing IP adresses: if [link removed] is available, it's my IP address, so you could tell the next user of the IP address to just state they aren't that Erik Warmelink. At [link removed] you can see for yourselves what kind of intimidation is needed to shut me up. -- 21:31, 30 November 2013 (UTC)
For those that can't read Dutch: it's a cease-and-desist letter concerning a webpage detailing how to hinder or sabotage the German railway network. As for Erik, it seems like you discuss for the sake of discussing and are confrontational without really having any desire to improve the project backing it. Your reply above demonstrates that perfectly, where you start nitpicking about what "anonymous" and "pseudonym" mean. Is that discussion really relevant or productive for Wiktionary? Do you really have nothing better to do? Or is your presence here more about you than it is about all of us? (Those are rhetorical questions, I do not want an answer) —CodeCat 22:10, 30 November 2013 (UTC)
Radikal was censored in Germany, and mirrored at a user account at [link removed] which, in turn, caused all of xs4all to be blocked in Germany ([link removed] 'Today 2-9-1996, our ISP XS4ALL got a phonecall that the German Authorities are planning to force German Internet Providers to shutdown all traffic from and to XS4ALL', and xs4all didn't bow to censors). In a reaction to the block of all of [link removed] many mirrors were created. The "kleiner Leitfaden zur Behinderung von Bahntransporten aller Art" can still easily be found, even the "AEG Produktinformation" (which I never mirrored, I only have numbers 153 and 154, not 155) is just a bit harder. -- 00:44, 1 December 2013 (UTC)
I really think that removing that "anonymous" would help wiktionary. IP users reveal their IP address (considering all the harassments, like -sche's block to adding sources, or the warning that their IP address will be shown, they intentionally reveal it). They aren't anonymous, they don't need to hide behind a pseudonymnickname, they stand for their edits (and sometimes fall with them). Harassing IP users is bad for a wiki and unnecessary, like I said earlier. -- 00:44, 1 December 2013 (UTC)
If the other admins also think that I am a "paranoiac POV-pushing SPA who, IMO, would himself benefit from being unable to edit Wiktionary as much as the rest of us would benefit from it" (to quote -sche's and PalkiaX50's block reasons), an indefinite block would indeed benefit you, as admins. However, I don't think it would benefit, but I'm prejudiced. -- 00:44, 1 December 2013 (UTC)
About your block, do you really think that you should block me, when I criticised your deletion of Template:original research (and Template:Original research)? -- 01:48, 1 December 2013 (UTC)
You really think that's what the block was about? Disagreeing with you? —CodeCat 01:52, 1 December 2013 (UTC)
Considering that I am a lowly IP user and you are a mighty admin, I think "Intimidating behavior/harassment" doesn't leave much room for imagination, so yes, I do think you blocked me for disagreeing with you. Well OK, you added "Second warning. Stop your disparaging name-calling ("pseudonyms")", but like I said, below here I an called an "anonymous" user, while it's obvious that my name is Erik Warmelink. -- 03:34, 1 December 2013 (UTC)
Then I suggest keeping this IP blocked, so that you can use your proper name. After all, if your named account is what you want to be known as, and what you were originally registered as, then this is a sockpuppet account isn't it? Now you won't be an "anonymous IP pseudonym" anymore. :) —CodeCat 03:41, 1 December 2013 (UTC)
I've removed the ability for you to post on this talk page, to help you with your goal of becoming a named non-pseudonym. —CodeCat 03:46, 1 December 2013 (UTC)
You beat me to it, I was just about to do the same.
I've removed the links, as I don't see how they're relevant, either to Wiktionary in general or even just to this discussion. - -sche (discuss) 03:58, 1 December 2013 (UTC)
The link to the mirrored w:Radikal (disambiguation) (a German magazine opposing the US occupation) does indentify me as the user of that IP address. Instead of blocking "me" for a year while blocking talk page access, you could have blocked the IP forever, while telling the new user of the IP to just state they aren't me.
The new tenants of the IP wouldn't get such a personal attack, I wouldn't laugh at pseudonymic Administrators every year. A good deal for both the new tenants and the pseudonymsnicknames, I guess. -- 18:32, 6 April 2015 (UTC)
That "I am a lowly IP user and you are a mighty admin" touched a nerve, didn't it? You had to remove "the ability for [me] to post on this talk page". -- 17:58, 6 April 2015 (UTC)
To expand a bit, of course you didn't block me because you disagree with me (then you would have a lot of blocking to do), but IMHO you did block me because I disagreed with you and I didn't vouvoyer you. -- 18:49, 6 April 2015 (UTC)
  • The IP is something of a troll, but the misrepresentations and haughty smile of the blocking admin above are just disgusting. Re: "I've removed the ability for you to post on this talk page, to help you with your goal of becoming a named non-pseudonym.": What a rude, supercilious behavior. Of course the guy does not have a real chance of becoming a named non-pseudonym, since his main user is blocked and all other users can in fact be blocked as sockpuppets. What a sad abuse of power; what a distasteful show of disgusting behavior. --Dan Polansky (talk) 10:32, 1 December 2013 (UTC)
    • Yesterday I read through his history on the English and Dutch Wikipedia. He's been doing this since at least 2010. That he's still doing it now, 4 years later, is a sign to me that he's not going to change. So after all the trolling we've had to endure from him, I couldn't help but have some Schadenfreude. I'm sorry if that makes me human, Dan. Maybe you should try it too. —CodeCat 14:30, 1 December 2013 (UTC)

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