User talk:L3lackEyedAngels

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Again, welcome! -- Cirt (talk) 21:52, 10 November 2011 (UTC)

Thanks, Cirt! L3lackEyedAngels 02:05, 12 November 2011 (UTC)


Your changes to ironic and the RfV page are contrary to our handling of RfV matters. For example, where are the citations for ironic? Don't try to perform functions that you do not understand, such as closing out RfVs or RfDs. DCDuring TALK 19:09, 29 December 2011 (UTC)

It was not an erroneous contribution. I provided a valid citation and there was no further comment thereafter for at least a month. Please revert your reversions. L3lackEyedAngels 19:18, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
Where are the three required citations in the entry? Please read about RfV at WT:CFI before you write about it again. Links are also available at the top of the RfV page and on the welcome appearing on your talk page. DCDuring TALK 20:29, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
Let's do a dry run here. My three citations, which, I believe, satisfy WT:CFI, are as follows:
How do those sound, so far?
Also, am I in the doghouse for just this RtV issue, or also for the other edits that the bot reverted? Those ones seemed rather innocuous. L3lackEyedAngels 21:01, 29 December 2011 (UTC)
Sorry, I thought a bot did those reversions, not you. L3lackEyedAngels 21:08, 29 December 2011 (UTC)

Please take a look at WT:ATTEST, which is part of our criteria for inclusion. The NYTimes blog is probably "not durably archived" (though it may be). The free dictionary reference is a "mention" not a use. The WP article is, by the very definition of wiki, not durably archived, as the dated version in which a given word appears is subject to change and does not reflect a process with an end. Also, valid attestation citations should be actually included in proper format preferrably under the definition for which they are appropriate or on the citations page (See tabs on top of page.).

I wouldn't necessarily have reverted the other items if you had not prematurely closed the RfV. Don't worry too much about a short block like this. It is part of learning our weird wikt ways, which are not the same as those of 'pedia. DCDuring TALK 00:17, 30 December 2011 (UTC)

I wasn't really citing the Wiki article, but rather the song. I wasn't sure about the best way to do that so I just linked to the Wiki. Suggestions?
I'll review WT:ATTEST and work on the other references.
For the record, I disagree that one can correctly use irony as a synonym for coincidental. If we're going to keep that definition though, my goal is to keep it labeled as (informal, proscribed). L3lackEyedAngels 15:45, 30 December 2011 (UTC)