User talk:Listrophy

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You can not mark my USER page "candidate for speedy deletion" under "Personal template in global namespace, useless for everybody else". My user page is not a templete first off. I am also pretty sure Leo does not just let people delete other people user page. --User:Khaos

First off, please sign your comments with two dashes and 4 tildes (eg: --~~~~). That will auto-expand to your username and date.
Second, I was not the one who did this. I agree with the idea that you shouldn't use a global template designed specifically for your user page, but that doesn't make your user page a "candidate for speedy deletion." Although, Khaos, you might take this to mean that you're doing something that is frowned upon. Please simplify your user page to avoid annoying other users in the future. --listrophy 08:55, 14 January 2009 (PST)
It was me that did that. I didn't add the deletion request to his user page, I added it to a template he was using. I would also like to point out that if Khaos wants a website which he can use for nothing but self promotion he should try facebook. It's more fitting to what he's trying to do. --Steveh 08:57, 14 January 2009 (PST)
Perhaps you could fix the "speedy deletion" template or create a new one that makes this obvious. Using noinclude and includeonly tags, you may be able to say "this template is a candidate for speedy deletion" whereas any page that uses that template says "a template used on this page is a candidate for speedy deletion." --listrophy 09:07, 14 January 2009 (PST)
If I had the slightest idea how I would do that I'd start. :) --Steveh 09:08, 14 January 2009 (PST)
There was a reason I removed the comment I made. I was so there would not be this talk. This was a misake I made but someone went into the history just to have this talk. --Follow me on Twitter @sonnywoods 09:37, 14 January 2009 (PST)
I restored it because you removed it at the same time I was writing a response. In general, wiki etiquette dictates that if one intends to delete or remove material, a valid reason must be given at that time. I advise you to follow this. Listen, Sonny, we're not trying to be jerks. We just want to be on the safe side when we represent policies of TWiT. If Leo says, "Go ahead and make global templates that affect only you and, after having read both the GFDL and the CC licenses, copying from wikipedia is totally fine," we would completely back off... Unfortunately for you, Leo has not said that, and, in our best judgment, this is not what Leo wants. I'm sorry if this doesn't jive with what you want, but it's not your wiki... it's our wiki (that being all users, not just the Sysops). --listrophy 17:09, 15 January 2009 (PST)

The Leo Report

I noticed that you said that User:Listrophy/The Leo Report was protected so only admins could edit it, but it actually seems to have only been creation-protected. I changed that to full protection. Also, what about moving it to be in the The Official TWiT Wiki: namespace? Possible names could be either The Official TWiT Wiki:The Leo Report or The Official TWiT Wiki:Admins' Report. What do you think? -- Imperator3733 22:49, 14 January 2009 (PST)

Done. See it at: The Official TWiT Wiki:Admin Report. --listrophy 17:09, 15 January 2009 (PST)

You win the prize

You are (as far as I can tell) the first person to revert vandalism on the TWiT Wiki! Congratulations! (I was a bit disappointed when I realized that you had already reverted it :) ) -- Imperator3733 (talk | contribs | sysop | Logs: bdpr) 16:59, 17 February 2009 (PST)

Advice on Triple Quotes

Hey, thanks for your advice regarding article names. I will take it on board in the future. However, I can't find any mention of this in the style guidelines (I might not be looking in the right place). I've looked at a few Wikipedia pages which all use the triple quotes. Furthermore, the TWiT Wiki links to the Wikipedia style guidelines, an article which itself uses the triple quotes. So you can see why I was getting it wrong and why others may make the same mistake. Any chance of adding the tip to some sort of style instructions (that are easy to find!) Thanks again. Blacklight 08:47, 25 February 2009 (PST)

hmmm, I saw the link->bold instead of triple quotes method used on Wikipedia myself. I just figured that "my" way was the proper way. Whatever. As you were. Consider the request redacted. —listrophy ( t | c | Logs: bdpr ) 16:20, 25 February 2009 (PST)