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Sorry, just since it had such an edit ability for easy click, I did so.Edit

I apologize to to Aphex, I listened to 2015 youtube play, then seen the news the next day explained Wikipedia was edit able. So hearing you for over an hour the night before ends up I thought of you to edit. I only changed names and birth date in one area of the page. I am completely sorry for any miswonder of my intent. Love your unique clicks and bings, Jared Dean Jay Girlfriendfingers (talk) 02:40, 22 May 2016 (UTC)

Hello @Girlfriendfingers: and welcome to Wikipedia. No problem, we all make mistakes. You can use the public sandbox (or your own sandbox accessible with the link at the top of the page) if you would like to experiment. The page Getting started is also a great resource. Regards --NicoScribe (talk) 21:11, 22 May 2016 (UTC)

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Adding photographer's credit to a photo captionEdit

Hi NicoScribe! I see no problems or harm with giving credit to photographers of any image on any Wikipedia article page. Of course I know that all copyright licence agreements and authors name is on archive at Wikimedia Commons, but that is a different section from Wikipedia articles. I think adding a photographer's credit to photo captions provides acknowledgement, recognition and exposure to the photographer's work upfront and may encourage more professional photographers to give permission to use their work on Wikipedia. Most fan photos are often poor in quality but great in quantity yet most uploaders choose not to use fan photos. It is clear that Wikipedia article pages with images have more page views that ones that do not. If you are a professional photographer would you not want your name displayed on a Wikipedia page especially after you gave permission to use it on Wikipedia? Cheers! (KittyLover (talk) 02:37, 16 February 2017 (UTC))

Hi KittyLover. I have seen that you have written the same comments in Talk:Jennifer Aniston#Adding photographer's credit to a photo caption, so I have answered there. Regards --NicoScribe (talk) 10:58, 17 February 2017 (UTC)

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can u give me information about age of kuber and all his brothers? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 103.39.128.56 (talkcontribs) 11:20, 19 February 2017 (UTC)

Hello 103.39.128.56, I am sorry, I suppose that you are talking about Kuber or Kubera, but I know nothing about these subjects. Regards --NicoScribe (talk) 18:06, 19 February 2017 (UTC)

Photo of Mark LinkousEdit

Again, I DID NOT upload it, as your message infers. I don't know how to remove this from all sites. Maybe you could assist me, rather than ask why I did this or that? How about it? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ocgiii (talkcontribs) 17:05, 28 March 2017 (UTC)

Hello Ocgiii: you did not add the image to the article Mark Linkous but, according to your list of "global contributions" on all the Wikimedia projects, someone using your account uploaded commons:File:Linkousin1992.jpg into Commons on 12 November 2009.
I am not an expert on Commons, but I see in commons:Commons:Criteria for speedy deletion that you can not ask for a speedy deletion (because the file is older than 7 days) and that you can fill a deletion request. The page about deletion requests says that you just have to go to the file page (commons:File:Linkousin1992.jpg) and click on "Nominate for deletion" in the "Tools" menu on the left (with more detailed instructions described in commons:Help:Nominate for deletion).
Regards --NicoScribe (talk) 20:37, 28 March 2017 (UTC)

Need HelpEdit

Hello, I need your help with deleting an article on wikipedia. how is that possible? Thanks — Preceding unsigned comment added by Kiirisist (talkcontribs) 14:09, 18 July 2017 (UTC)

Hello Kiirisist: well, I am not an expert about the deletion processes, I think that you can find all the information in the page Wikipedia:Articles for deletion. Regards --NicoScribe (talk) 20:34, 20 July 2017 (UTC)

Logos by Aolden23Edit

Hello @Yamla and Fastily: I have noticed the edits [1], [2], [3], [4] and [5] due to the presence of the associated articles in the category:Articles with missing files. All these edits have the same pattern: Yamla has been reverting edits by Aolden23 (talk · contribs) (who has been blocked for copyright violations) but Fastily has deleted the old files between the date of Aolden23's edits and the date of Yamla's edits (because they were unused non-free media files for more than 7 days since Aolden23's edits) so some articles show red links to deleted files. I have two questions:

  1. Yamla, do you intent to go to Commons to ask for the deletion of the 71 files uploaded there by Aolden23? I could do it, but I am not an expert about logos, copyright and deletions requests for batch of files.
  2. Fastily, is it possible (perhaps after the file-by-file deletion analysis on Commons) to restore the old non-free files on WP when Aolden23 replaced them by copyrighted files on Commons, during his 56 contributions here?

Regards, --NicoScribe (talk) 09:00, 26 July 2017 (UTC)

I am a bit late, but I have just found that everything has been corrected in Wikipedia:Requests for undeletion/Archive 276#Multi F5 lost logs affected by block+revert, so I send many thanks to KylieTastic and Graeme Bartlett. --NicoScribe (talk) 18:36, 20 March 2018 (UTC)

RedirectsEdit

I still just don't understand what the big deal is; I hate redirects & my edits should b helpful as I'm clearing most of them away to help clean these articles up. Why exactly does it matter so much? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Grouches101 (talkcontribs) 14:29, 26 July 2017 (UTC)

Hello Grouches101. This discussion began in User talk:Grouches101#No reason to bypass the redirects and it is simpler to continue it in the same page, so I have answered there. Regards --NicoScribe (talk) 17:57, 26 July 2017 (UTC)

RE:RedirectsEdit

OK, since it's quite clear that my primary concern as far as me editing Wikipedia is clearly seen as worthless & unhelpful & a complete waste of time & effort, I am outta here. I will NEVER make another single edit here again. Good day & good luck. -- Grouches101 (Send a note then scram!!!! P.S.Have a ROTTEN day!!!!) 18:49, 27 July 2017 (UTC)

Hello Grouches101. This discussion began in User talk:Grouches101#No reason to bypass the redirects, so I have copied your last text there. Regards --NicoScribe (talk) 14:38, 28 July 2017 (UTC)

Icelandic names: Reply from my talk pageEdit

I've noticed that you've reverted the guidlines on Wikipedia:Categorization of people - I would think that you'd say reverting DEFAULTSORT like "DEFAULTSORT:Ellert Solvason" would revert back to DEFAULTSORT:Solvason, Ellert. I apologise for possible misunderstanding. Iggy (talk) 17:15, 10 November 2017 (UTC)

@Iggy the Swan: I have made this revert on the guideline just before my first message in your talk page, that's what I said in my message. For Ellert Sölvason, the correct DEFAULTSORT is DEFAULTSORT:"Solvason, Ellert". And it should be combined with the sort key "Ellert Solvason" on the Icelandic categories. Now, are you OK with the guideline and my explanations in your talk page? If it is the case, well, your modifications of DEFAULTSORT done on 11 October 2017 about Icelandic footballers should be modified. --NicoScribe (talk) 17:31, 10 November 2017 (UTC)
I'll revert them if that's alright. Iggy (talk) 17:33, 10 November 2017 (UTC)
OK @Iggy the Swan: thank you. --NicoScribe (talk) 17:35, 10 November 2017 (UTC)
Job done with the reversions. I will not alter them again. Also I am sorry for the delay in the understanding of that. Thanks for the rule on that, Iggy (talk) 17:43, 10 November 2017 (UTC)
@Iggy the Swan: no problem! Thank you again --NicoScribe (talk) 17:48, 10 November 2017 (UTC)

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Leave me alone TexEdit

Don't get in touch with me in any kind of way Amy is a good woman and my best friend I don't need to hurt her ok im out — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2600:100D:B111:AC1C:B398:1C70:8CC0:8D1A (talk) 10:40, 20 January 2018 (UTC)

Hello 2600:100D:B111:AC1C:B398:1C70:8CC0:8D1A, I am sorry, I don't understand. What is the problem? Who is Amy? Who is Tex? Regards --NicoScribe (talk) 23:42, 20 January 2018 (UTC)

Who Is It?Edit

Why did you undo my revision on the Bjork page for Who Is It? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2A02:C7F:A817:DC00:180A:2B80:11FE:8F33 (talk) 23:57, 4 February 2018 (UTC)

Hello 2A02:C7F:A817:DC00:180A:2B80:11FE:8F33,
First of all, I want to thank you for your contribution to Who Is It (Björk song), because you have cited your source. This is a great reflex, according to Wikipedia:Citing sources. I undid your contribution because your source contains only comments from anonymous users (like you and me), so this is not reliable according to WP:NOTRELIABLE.
WP:NOTRELIABLE comes from the policy Wikipedia:Verifiability, and WP:USERGENERATED (cited in my edit summary) comes from the content guideline Wikipedia:Identifying reliable sources.
Regards --NicoScribe (talk) 08:27, 5 February 2018 (UTC)

Sorting of Icelanders' namesEdit

Hi there, NicoScribe! I see you reverted my editing on the sorting of Lilja Dögg Alfreðsdóttir and María Ellingsen. As a result, I checked more carefully into the WP procedures and turned up Wikipedia:WikiProject Iceland/Style advice which describes more clearly how to categorize and sort Icelandic names. I will now check through my recent edits on other Icelanders and adapt as necessary. (Puisque vous êtes francophone, j'ai également examiné les catégories équivalentes pour la version FR de Wikipédia et je vois que le tri est basé sur le dernier nom, comme si c'était un nom de famille. Cela rend la vie plus simple!)--Ipigott (talk) 10:51, 8 February 2018 (UTC)

Hi @Ipigott: OK, thanks. I have cited the guideline WP:SUR in my edit summaries: WP:SUR and Wikipedia:WikiProject Iceland/Style advice say the same thing but, yes, the latter gives more details.
Sur Wikipédia en français, effectivement, il a été décidé de traiter les noms islandais comme des noms de famille (c'est la conséquence indirecte de fr:Wikipédia:Principe de moindre surprise) mais sans exception pour les "catégories islandaises". Donc Wikipédia en anglais et en français gèrent le DEFAULTSORT des noms islandais de la même manière (par exemple : {{DEFAULTSORT:Alfredsdottir, Lilja Dögg}}). Mais Wikipédia en français se contente, par exemple, de [[Catégorie:Ministre islandais des Affaires étrangères]] au lieu de [[Category:Foreign ministers of Iceland|Lilja Dogg Alfredsdottir]].
Regards ~ Cordialement --NicoScribe (talk) 11:42, 8 February 2018 (UTC)


SivakarthikeyanAtharvaaViroshanEdit

Hi NicoScribe - thanks for your post at User talk:SivakarthikeyanAtharvaaViroshan
I totally agree - I could find no sources for any of the edits made by this editor, who has only added "Viroshan" or "ViroshanS" as a cast member to numerous articles.
Obviously, the user's name SivakarthikeyanAtharvaaViroshan can be shortened to Viroshan or ViroshanS, the two names that he has been adding.
I have deleted all the users edits, and all mention of Viroshan or ViroshanS have completely disappeared from Wikipedia - so it seems clear the user was just spamming their name into numerous articles. It may be worth searching for Viroshan and VirashanS for a few days to be sure they do not try re-adding themselves using a different account. Thanks for your help in this - Arjayay (talk)

Hi @Arjayay: OK and thanks. Well, for the moment, the user has stopped. I still hope that SivakarthikeyanAtharvaaViroshan will answer to our remarks.
In my remarks, I have listed several films, but they were not chosen randomly: I had already noticed edits almost identical to SivakarthikeyanAtharvaaViroshan's ones. You can look at Special:Contributions/2405:3800:100:11AB:0:0:0:1 and Special:Contributions/2405:3800:80:4301:0:0:0:1...
Regards --NicoScribe (talk) 18:04, 7 April 2018 (UTC)
Thanks - a very good spot of the IPs - before they created their account - Arjayay (talk) 18:10, 7 April 2018 (UTC)

Recent changes monitoring → collateral damageEdit

Hello @Gilliam:
I have been monitoring the recent changes yesterday. 81.216.34.35 was vandalizing the article Vaasa, so I have canceled the vandalisms and I have added {{subst:uw-vandalism2}} into User talk:81.216.34.35.
This morning, you have blocked me just before blocking 81.216.34.35. Is my block a collateral damage?
Regards --NicoScribe (talk) 06:37, 17 May 2018 (UTC)

It appears I never meant to block you in the first place. I unblocked you and made a note in the block log that you were blocked through no fault of your own. I sincerely regret the error.– Gilliam (talk) 06:42, 17 May 2018 (UTC)

CatsEdit

Hey, sorry. I did not know about that, never saw that before and removed that, once again sorry. Kante4 (talk) 11:44, 8 June 2018 (UTC)

@Kante4: no problem! When I wrote my message on your talk page, I did not know whether you were aware of WP:SUR or not. Did you make this type of removals only on 5 June, or also on other days? --NicoScribe (talk) 14:35, 8 June 2018 (UTC)
Just on 5 June when i went through the Icelandic 2018 EC team. And no, was not aware of SUR, never heard of it. Kante4 (talk) 14:42, 8 June 2018 (UTC)
@Kante4: OK, thanks. Do you plan to reinstate the sort keys, or do you want me to do it? --NicoScribe (talk) 14:48, 8 June 2018 (UTC)
If you want to do it, no problem with me. But since it was my fault, it's up to you to decide. ;) Kante4 (talk) 20:39, 8 June 2018 (UTC)
@Kante4: I have changed the four articles already present in my watchlist (mentioned in my first message), and you could change the others  . --NicoScribe (talk) 21:59, 8 June 2018 (UTC)
Done. Kante4 (talk) 08:37, 9 June 2018 (UTC)

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Add townEdit

Please add one town in Kollam district,kerala state,India Town name: Oyoor — Preceding unsigned comment added by Rameesadnoc (talkcontribs) 10:09, 9 September 2019 (UTC)

Hello @Rameesadnoc:
I am sorry, I know nothing about these subjects.
The article Oyoor already exists. I see that Oyoor is a township of Velinalloor village in the Kollam district. The article Kollam district already exists too. I have checked several articles about districts. They only mention the major cities and towns. Velinalloor is not mentioned in the article Kollam district. So I think that Oyoor should not be mentioned in this article, too.
Well, you should ask for guidance in Wikipedia talk:Noticeboard for India-related topics or in Wikipedia:Help desk.
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Hi @Anant Murarilal Upadhyay: do you have a question for me? Regards --NicoScribe (talk) 07:14, 16 January 2020 (UTC)

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Regarding External LinksEdit

Why the hell you removed the link? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Saurabhnagarkar (talkcontribs) 07:21, 24 February 2020 (UTC)

Hello @Saurabhnagarkar: I have canceled some of your additions of links according to WP:LINKSPAM. Regards --NicoScribe (talk) 18:39, 2 March 2020 (UTC)

International Indian School, Al-JubailEdit

nicoscribe the edit i made to International Indian School, Al-Jubail because i want the people who want to join the school which i am a student of. i want them to know of the inside promblem that was going on in the school if you want prove that text me and will get 100 student to vote. on insta

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Hello @Revonthegreat:
You can not use Wikipedia for advocacy. Please read the section WP:NOTADVOCACY or the page Wikipedia:Advocacy. Wikipedia is only an encyclopedia, where each article is the neutral synthesis of reliable sources about a subject.
You should use social media websites for your advocacy, but not Wikipedia.
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