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is potatooooo hacker an automated bot hack?Edit

seems like this potoatooooooo vandal was triggered only by punctuation symbols for insertions. I am beyond my depth on this but vandal did not say Pussy or dick and seemed without humor... Just a robot?Electricmic (talk) 18:30, 1 November 2020 (UTC)

I assumed it was somebody (some kid) just playing around. Their IP address shows only one edit. I've left the usual warning notice. Dhtwiki (talk) 18:41, 1 November 2020 (UTC)
Thank you for monitoring so many pages and edits. Terrific work. I encourage everyone to be like a bold kid striking their first edit. Wonderful start even if it is just a soft vandal grasping for understanding about how wiki works. I hope they come on back with more useful contributions soon. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Electricmic (talkcontribs) 19:35, 1 November 2020 (UTC)

Happy Diwali!Edit

  Happy Diwali!!!

Sky full of fireworks,
Mouth full of sweets,
Home full of lamps,
And festival full of sweet memories...

Wishing You a Very Happy and Prosperous Diwali.
Fylindfotberserk (talk) 11:33, 16 November 2020 (UTC)

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United States Food section- source and content saveEdit

Thank you. You beat me to it. Had to go out into the world today and do errands. I was actually going to start over from a perspective of what are considered historic foods and their origins like hotdogs, hamburgers and pizza, then into the more classic foods and history such as steak, Delmonico's and other well known American foods but I can still do so. Hope we can work together to towards consensus on the article and get it back to FA one day.--Mark Miller (talk) 07:09, 21 November 2020 (UTC)

@Mark Miller: Sounds fine to me, except that I wouldn't make that section too much longer. Preferably, we would have a complete American cuisine article to link to. Dhtwiki (talk) 23:14, 21 November 2020 (UTC)
I would like to discuss the issue of length of sections on the article at some point. I am concerned about content forking, deletion of reliably sourced content and how to best proceed in trimming longer sections that might be over bloated and sections being reduced in a manner that does not consider breadth of the coverage of the subject. I am in no hurry. I hope to work together with the many, new editors on the article.--Mark Miller (talk) 05:24, 22 November 2020 (UTC)

Restoration of problematic contentEdit

Hi there, re: this, while I know it's difficult sometimes to revert without restoring previously-problematic edits, sometimes we have to be a touch more careful. In this case, there was glaringly problematic content that was re-added to the lede when you did that blanket revert. I'd probably recommend selectively restoring individual sections rather than doing blanket reverts in this case. For instance, I copied the lede that existed prior to your edit, and pasted it back in this edit, which removed the offending material without unseating the other content you restored. Regards, Cyphoidbomb (talk) 23:45, 21 November 2020 (UTC)

I was in a hurry to restore what I had done and didn't look too hard to see what the subsequent edits were solving, although I could tell they (some at least) were well meant. I avoid massive reversions/restorations, when I can. In this case, I don't remember that there were too many edit summaries, which, if present, would have made me better aware. Dhtwiki (talk) 20:29, 22 November 2020 (UTC)

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