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Shalom
post Wed 13th April 2011, 9:35pm
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RFA never fails to produce FAILs. Here's the latest specimen of idiocy:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Req...CenturyDriver_2

"Also, in the past 27 months, candidate has averaged a little over 84 edits a month, and not the 100 they stated. ArcAngel (talk) ) 19:25, 13 April 2011 (UTC)"

For this you're opposing? The fellow (BuickCenturyDriver, famous for the password hacking incident which he references in Q3) has been editing 3 years now, and you're nitpicking how many edits per month? Actually, I might have noted it myself, but I would have clarified that I wasn't opposing on the basis of 1/6 fewer edits per month than stated. 100 is approximately right. Seriously, folks, lighten up. Or find something more useful to do.
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post Wed 13th April 2011, 9:48pm
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Neutral I'm not impressed with the 75% edit summary usage for Major Edits, and the 43% usage to minor edits. I'll evaluate more later. Tofutwitch11 (TALK) 18:53, 13 April 2011 (UTC)


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post Wed 13th April 2011, 11:01pm
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QUOTE(SB_Johnny @ Wed 13th April 2011, 9:48pm) *

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Neutral I'm not impressed with the 75% edit summary usage for Major Edits, and the 43% usage to minor edits. I'll evaluate more later. Tofutwitch11 (TALK) 18:53, 13 April 2011 (UTC)


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Wow, I think that's one of the stupidest reasonings i've ever seen. I may personally use edit summaries a lot, but I don't think the lack of putting the word "reply" or "re" is really detrimental to someone's editing.

Did they even specify major and minor edits specifically in articles? Or is this just in general?
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post Wed 13th April 2011, 11:08pm
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Oh, please. Annex this crap.
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post Wed 13th April 2011, 11:45pm
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QUOTE(Kelly Martin @ Wed 13th April 2011, 7:08pm) *

Oh, please. Annex this crap.


No offense, but will you please shut the fuck up?

I think there's forum mods around here who can manage to scrape two brain cells together long enough to figure out when to move or not move a thread. This incessant "OMG MODS MODS MODS BANISH THIS THREAD FROM MY EYES!" crying from the masses is nauseating. It is not impacting YOU personally to see a Wikipedia topic outside of the Annex.

Jesus.


As for RfA opposes, nothing tops DougTech's "too many admins" spam, but carping about % of edit summary usage is certainly in the top 5.

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post Thu 14th April 2011, 1:20am
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Did no one notice that most of the freaks "voting" in this RFA weren't admins? Just a random mishmash
of rollbackers, trolls, and loose screws (take a bow, Jasper).......

Plus: If Fastily quit last year, why is he/she still commenting on RFAs and trolling AN/I?

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post Thu 14th April 2011, 2:33am
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Strong Oppose: The block log isn't clean, even though it is old. However what concerns me is your low activity in recent months and your edits on talk pages. You do not show understanding of the BLP policy. Does not seem to have learned from past mistakes (a key quality for admins).Jasper Deng (talk) 18:04, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

Which edits are you concern about, JD? –BuickCenturyDriver 18:34, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

You don't edit talk pages enough.Jasper Deng (talk) 18:37, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

Questions about my edits are discussed on my own talk page. I usually don't have questions about my mainspace edits and that's why article talkspace has a small slice on my edit count. This answers FetchComms's question above. –BuickCenturyDriver 18:44, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

Nuvola emoticon - appalled.svg...I'm speechless. Swarm X 19:26, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

Oppose is now strong because of comment deletion (as in Reaper Eternal's question).Jasper Deng (talk) 22:07, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

That was due to an edit conflict, as stated above. –BuickCenturyDriver 23:43, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

Shows a problem with handling edit conflicts.Jasper Deng (talk) 23:46, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

Er, what? You do know what an edit conflict is, right? StrPby (talk) 23:53, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

JD, no matter that I say or what I do you're going to find a new reason why I can't function as a admin. I have no further comments for you. And yes SP, I know what an edit conflict is. I was using my portable computer and I pressed back on my browser after JDs comments before I read them. My new edits probably overwrote his. I had no intention of deleting his comments. –BuickCenturyDriver 23:59, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

As the indenting shows, I directed that question at Jasper, not you. StrPby (talk) 00:01, 14 April 2011 (UTC)


Rather unfortunate that Jasper wasn't in that minivan that drove into the Hudson River yesterday. (No, that was not a threat, so don't call the police.)

Also, note how Fastily uses the word "dearth". Will that help with your OTRS-filled retirement, hmmm?

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post Thu 14th April 2011, 2:49am
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QUOTE(EricBarbour @ Wed 13th April 2011, 9:20pm) *

Plus: If Fastily quit last year, why is he/she still commenting on RFAs and trolling AN/I?


It looks like Fastily's "retirement" amounts to nothing more than an excuse to spend zero time actually contributing to Wikipedia articles while still participating in all the worthless drama. I imagine many active admins wish they could do this but begrudgingly edit an article here and there to demonstrate that they're present "to improve the encyclopedia." The retired tag removes any semblance of that obligation.

I believe this is also known as "pulling a Balloonman."

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post Thu 14th April 2011, 2:56am
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Strong Oppose: The block log isn't clean, even though it is old. However what concerns me is your low activity in recent months and your edits on talk pages. You do not show understanding of the BLP policy. Does not seem to have learned from past mistakes (a key quality for admins).Jasper Deng (talk) 18:04, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

Which edits are you concern about, JD? –BuickCenturyDriver 18:34, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

You don't edit talk pages enough.Jasper Deng (talk) 18:37, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

Questions about my edits are discussed on my own talk page. I usually don't have questions about my mainspace edits and that's why article talkspace has a small slice on my edit count. This answers FetchComms's question above. –BuickCenturyDriver 18:44, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

Nuvola emoticon - appalled.svg...I'm speechless. Swarm X 19:26, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

Oppose is now strong because of comment deletion (as in Reaper Eternal's question).Jasper Deng (talk) 22:07, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

That was due to an edit conflict, as stated above. –BuickCenturyDriver 23:43, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

Shows a problem with handling edit conflicts.Jasper Deng (talk) 23:46, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

Er, what? You do know what an edit conflict is, right? StrPby (talk) 23:53, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

JD, no matter that I say or what I do you're going to find a new reason why I can't function as a admin. I have no further comments for you. And yes SP, I know what an edit conflict is. I was using my portable computer and I pressed back on my browser after JDs comments before I read them. My new edits probably overwrote his. I had no intention of deleting his comments. –BuickCenturyDriver 23:59, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

As the indenting shows, I directed that question at Jasper, not you. StrPby (talk) 00:01, 14 April 2011 (UTC)


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post Thu 14th April 2011, 3:17am
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QUOTE(Silver seren @ Thu 14th April 2011, 2:56am) *

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I like this one better:

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Except, I don't think you're a panda furry.
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post Thu 14th April 2011, 3:25am
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So...close?
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post Thu 14th April 2011, 4:41am
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QUOTE(melloden @ Wed 13th April 2011, 9:33pm) *

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Strong Oppose: The block log isn't clean, even though it is old. However what concerns me is your low activity in recent months and your edits on talk pages. You do not show understanding of the BLP policy. Does not seem to have learned from past mistakes (a key quality for admins).Jasper Deng (talk) 18:04, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

Which edits are you concern about, JD? –BuickCenturyDriver 18:34, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

You don't edit talk pages enough.Jasper Deng (talk) 18:37, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

Questions about my edits are discussed on my own talk page. I usually don't have questions about my mainspace edits and that's why article talkspace has a small slice on my edit count. This answers FetchComms's question above. –BuickCenturyDriver 18:44, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

Nuvola emoticon - appalled.svg...I'm speechless. Swarm X 19:26, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

Oppose is now strong because of comment deletion (as in Reaper Eternal's question).Jasper Deng (talk) 22:07, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

That was due to an edit conflict, as stated above. –BuickCenturyDriver 23:43, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

Shows a problem with handling edit conflicts.Jasper Deng (talk) 23:46, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

Er, what? You do know what an edit conflict is, right? StrPby (talk) 23:53, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

JD, no matter that I say or what I do you're going to find a new reason why I can't function as a admin. I have no further comments for you. And yes SP, I know what an edit conflict is. I was using my portable computer and I pressed back on my browser after JDs comments before I read them. My new edits probably overwrote his. I had no intention of deleting his comments. –BuickCenturyDriver 23:59, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

As the indenting shows, I directed that question at Jasper, not you. StrPby (talk) 00:01, 14 April 2011 (UTC)


Rather unfortunate that Jasper wasn't in that minivan that drove into the Hudson River yesterday. (No, that was not a threat, so don't call the police.)

Also, note how Fastily uses the word "dearth". Will that help with your OTRS-filled retirement, hmmm?


Heh, this joker has a userbox on his page which says "This user acts like he/she is an administrator on the English Wikipedia but really isn't." - and, commendably, it appears to be true:
*Zero articles created
*Majority of edits to other users' talk pages - politicin', facepediabookin', pokin' and generally being useless.

So yeah, sure does act like an administrator.
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post Thu 14th April 2011, 5:02am
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QUOTE(radek @ Thu 14th April 2011, 4:41am) *

*Zero articles created
*Majority of edits to other users' talk pages - politicin', facepediabookin', pokin' and generally being useless.

So yeah, sure does act like an administrator.

Ideally either of those would be an automatic disqualifier.
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post Thu 14th April 2011, 12:03pm
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Dumb RFA oppose®s are nothing new unfortunately. Anyone with an account is legitimately able to vote in a request, including people like DougsTech, "retired" editors such as Fastily who appears to use a stock opposition reason, and random people who have never voted on an RFA before or barely made any other edits.
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QUOTE(melloden @ Wed 13th April 2011, 10:33pm) *

Rather unfortunate that Jasper wasn't in that minivan that drove into the Hudson River yesterday. (No, that was not a threat, so don't call the police.)


This is the joker that templated me a few days ago for giving someone the WP:DICK (T-H-L-K-D) treatment at the WQA page. A charming little busybody.

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QUOTE(Tarc @ Thu 14th April 2011, 2:51pm) *

QUOTE(radek @ Thu 14th April 2011, 12:41am) *

Rather unfortunate that Jasper wasn't in that minivan that drove into the Hudson River yesterday. (No, that was not a threat, so don't call the police.)


This is the joker that templated me a few days ago for giving someone the WP:DICK (T-H-L-K-D) treatment at the WQA page. A charming little busybody.


He's also the idiot who reverted libel back into an article on the basis that it was removed by a sock.

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QUOTE(Ego Trippin' (Part Two) @ Wed 13th April 2011, 10:49pm) *

I believe this is also known as "pulling a Balloonman."


Mmmm...kinky. wink.gif
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QUOTE(A Horse With No Name @ Thu 14th April 2011, 10:57pm) *

QUOTE(Ego Trippin' (Part Two) @ Wed 13th April 2011, 10:49pm) *

I believe this is also known as "pulling a Balloonman."


Mmmm...kinky. wink.gif


Get your mind out of the gutter, I thought it needed a funny photo of someone tying a balloon in knots to make a funney animal laugh.gif
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QUOTE(Tarc @ Thu 14th April 2011, 7:51am) *

QUOTE(radek @ Thu 14th April 2011, 12:41am) *

Rather unfortunate that Jasper wasn't in that minivan that drove into the Hudson River yesterday. (No, that was not a threat, so don't call the police.)


This is the joker that templated me a few days ago for giving someone the WP:DICK (T-H-L-K-D) treatment at the WQA page. A charming little busybody.


Just want to note - I'm not the one who made the statement about minivans driving into any rivers - someone else did, and I copied it as part of the longer quotation.
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QUOTE(radek @ Thu 14th April 2011, 9:49am) *

Just want to note - I'm not the one who made the statement about minivans driving into any rivers - someone else did, and I copied it as part of the longer quotation.


Editing fail on my part. Original post re-attributed to melloden.
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