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oh brother mr. IP address is breaking out the sockpuppets change

aw shit 𝕂𝕖𝕣𝕠𝕡𝕡𝕚𝕂𝕚𝕕 (talk) 17:54, 28 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

just revert them. Don't talk to them or warn them as it'll just make you a target fr33kman 18:03, 28 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

RFDs closed as keep change

Are you going to remove the RFD template and add the {{Oldrfd}} to the RFDs you close as keep? Kk.urban (talk) 17:16, 29 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Sorry, forgot, old brain. Thanks for the nudge :) fr33kman 17:17, 29 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Help! change

Hey I created a page 'Derna' which is about a 'City in Libya' but in it's short description it shows 'river in Belarus'.

Can you tell me whats the problem or How can I change it/can you change it? Faraz Sualeh (talk · contribs) 04:10, 30 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

fixed the infobox fr33kman 22:42, 30 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Since I was here.. The Wikidata was pointed to the wrong article. I fixed that. I also moved the page the Derna, Libya and cleaned up the inbound links. None were to the river, but there was one to place in Romania. The main page should need to be either the most common name or a disambig page, but Ill leave that as a redirect for now. Pure Evil (talk) 23:45, 30 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
thx fr33kman 23:46, 30 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks to both of you... Faraz Sualeh (talk) 04:14, 1 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thanks change

Appreciate, but I have been in the position here already for a spell (as well as others) and have no interest in doing it again. There are only rare times it could be useful but I just toss those up for others (to often ignore.. but oh well, I did my part) Pure Evil (talk) 23:32, 30 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

ok, no problems. It can be a pain in the ass, lol fr33kman 23:33, 30 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Signing when closing RfDs.. change

Hello, don't forget to sign when you close RfDs... Eptalon (talk) 07:48, 1 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I know, I've missed a few, but I've usually gone back and signed them although I might have missed a couple. Getting back into the swing of things :) fr33kman 09:48, 1 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Also, remember to remove the in progress template and the tags around it. That was one of the reasons the count was out of synch earlier. Thanks! -- Auntof6 (talk) 09:52, 1 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Yeah, I replied tothat on WP:AN. fr33kman 09:55, 1 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Sundar Pichai change

Would you please undelete the good revisions of this page, but not the bad ones? Kk.urban (talk) 16:48, 2 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Sure thing, my bad! :) fr33kman 16:51, 2 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
What I meant is this: [1] as Ferien did, which only restored the revisions up to 08:25, 19 August 2023‎ and left out the vandalism (which seems to be all from one person under different IPs) and the reversions of this vandalism. Kk.urban (talk) 16:56, 2 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Is it not just easier for you to select what revision you wish from the history and save it as the current version?? fr33kman 16:58, 2 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

bro revert my talk page change

it aint letting me 𝕂𝕖𝕣𝕠𝕡𝕡𝕚𝕂𝕚𝕕 (talk) 16:34, 3 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

 Â Done Next time, hit "History", choose the most recent good revision and then save that as a new page. :) fr33kman 16:37, 3 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
The issue was that the Burger King image covered the History button. 𝕂𝕖𝕣𝕠𝕡𝕡𝕚𝕂𝕚𝕕 (talk) 16:46, 3 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
It appeared to have covered it, if you hovered your cursor over the history button you could click on it. That is what I did. :) fr33kman 16:48, 3 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Talkback change

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Arrowsmith school change

The article was being edited when you suddenly deleted it. The citations are from Google scholar making it WP:GNG and already has had an entry on other Wikis going back years. I don't know what you're doing. Serener (talk) 23:53, 5 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I didn't see anything that claimed it was notable. You must explain why it is notable, not just write about it. fr33kman 23:56, 5 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I put in citations as required and these are third party citations besides 2 from the founder itself. I ensured to keep out promotional stuff and had numerous citations arguing the opposite. How do you suddenly delete a fully cited article without discussion? It's beyond me.--Serener (talk) 00:01, 6 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

You can add hundreds of citations without explaining HOW it is notable. Citations from the founder are not neutral and not reliable. What notable alumni has there been, what MAJOR awards has the school received. What has been written abut it in newspapers, journals, books, TV programmes etc... fr33kman fr33kman 00:09, 6 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
This is a well-written article about a notable school. What you wrote was not. fr33kman 00:18, 6 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
BTW: do not just copy and pste from enwiki to here. Read and follow WP:CW first. fr33kman 00:24, 6 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
It really should be pointed out that Serener has been a contributor to the En. wiki article you point out is a well written article about a notable school (the school that is the subject of this article under construction). Their contributions to that article go back to 2019 with no administrative actions and only a welcome message on their talk page. Not coming across as a trouble maker. Pure Evil (talk) 00:49, 6 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Never claimed they were a trouble maker, only that the article as it was made on this wiki did not meet A4. That's why I pointed it out to them and how to change it to fit our needs. fr33kman 01:01, 6 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Which they said they were doing ("The article was being edited ") when you deleted it only 5 minutes after its creation (23:49, October 5, 2023 from 23:44, October 5, 2023). Just saying, you could have given them a little more time to address the issues. especially as it does seem they were not given the opportunity for a wait template between it being tagged, them being alerted to the issue and your deletion of the article. Pure Evil (talk) 02:09, 6 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
There was no QD tag placed, I simply deleted it. There was no {{in progress}} template and the entire aricle was 90% about the founder and her life with no mention of anything claiming notability. If they were a major author of the enwiki article they could have brought it over in a much better format than the disorganised mess it was in. When I create an article I don't do it in bits and pieces, I keep working and pressing preview until I'm 90% happy with it. Then I save it. If an in progress template was placed this could all have been avoided. fr33kman 02:17, 6 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
If you bothered looking at the sources, you'd see there is much more than the subject itself and the majority were secondary sources, mostly critical of the subject but from an academic perspective. Instead of messaging me or raising objections on the talk page or reading through the sources, you got trigger-happy and just deleted all that hardwork. It must be more fun hitting the deletion button than making an effort to bring up any legit objections -none of which there were if anyone bothered to check. No wonder Wikipedia has the reputation it does.--Serener (talk) 22:36, 16 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thank you for your kind words. fr33kman 22:43, 16 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Sub page message change

New message on User talk:Fr33kman/PleaseComeBack Pure Evil (talk) 22:12, 8 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

What is the meaning of this? fr33kman 00:05, 9 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
There are no title and text parameter on {{box}}. Maybe you should change it. ginaan(T/C) 00:22, 9 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Why me? I don't use the template; not that I know of anyways. I'll look into it though. fr33kman 00:34, 9 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Oh, now I understand what you meant:) Sorry for the misunderstanding. --ginaan(T/C) 00:45, 9 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I've compared it to the enwiki version and there seems to be no difference. I'm not an expert with wiki markup language so I'd ask someone else if I were you; perhaps eptalon, Vermont, or Auntof6. Or else ask someone from another project like dungodung etc... Good luck. :) fr33kman 00:46, 9 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
The page in your user space was using the box template with two depreciated parameters. This caused the template to place the page in an error category and to not display the information at all. Being it is the page of an active user, rather than just fixing the issue, I informed you of what was causing both proplegs on your page as well as what was needed to be done to correct the error and display problem. Pure Evil (talk) 01:12, 9 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Ah, now it makes more sense. I'll look into it. It's odd though how nobody had told me about it until now. I've had the same basic pages since 2008. Thx fr33kman 01:39, 9 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Ok, I'm still not seeing what the problem is. Am I miss using the {{box}} template somewhere? Because I'm not seeing it. Can you please point out the exact problem? fr33kman 01:43, 9 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Perhaps you could be so kind as to fix the problem and then show me the diff so I can understand the issue. Thxv:) fr33kman 01:54, 9 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Ok, I've got it now. Thanks for pointing it out. Old brain just wasn't seeing what you meant. I've deleted the page now. fr33kman 02:04, 9 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hcf hcg uhce change

Can you please do a mass deletion of pages added by this vandal? #prodraxis connect 16:30, 9 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

 Â Done Thx for reporting it fr33kman 16:38, 9 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thejo Kumari Amudala change

I left a !vote on the AFD after I went through the sources and did some other digging. Biggest (not at all) shock was that the page was created on EN as well, multiple times, and always deleted as a G5 [2] with the creator being part of the Amansharma111 sock farm. I had also tagged Ujjawal Trivedi here as G11 (which you deleted and thank you!), but got to wondering and to no surprise, it's been created multiple times on EN and deleted as G5 as created by a sock of Amansharma111 - [3]. Think it's worth having a CU check if the two accounts here are related, plus any other accounts or just not worry about it? Ravensfire (talk) 22:58, 9 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Yeah, it's probably a good idea. fr33kman 22:59, 9 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Will do this evening. Alas, yard work is calling... Ravensfire (talk) 23:01, 9 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
It's important to alert the CUs even if it's a duck. It let's them check for any other puppets that may be hidden. fr33kman 23:11, 9 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Request for CU created at Wikipedia:Requests_for_checkuser#Amansharma111. I've got a feeling that over half of the promotional articles I've tagged in the past 2-3 months are all from this sock farm. Would be nice to see them get frustrated and stop. Ravensfire (talk) 02:15, 10 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Very possible fr33kman 19:56, 10 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

You've got mail! change

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Simple English? change

I'm wondering, do you see any improvement in this change? [4] It seems to have just made the text more complex, but maybe there's some corrections I'm missing? Kk.urban (talk) 23:18, 10 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

No, it makes the text more complex and should be changed back. fr33kman 23:20, 10 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks for your input. I changed it back. Kk.urban (talk) 23:24, 10 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
No worries :) fr33kman 23:25, 10 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

List of Eastern Caribbean people change

There's no justification to delete this for "A4: The page is about a person, group, company, product or website, and does not claim notability". There was an RFD for it, so can't you delete it for that reason? Kk.urban (talk) 00:45, 11 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

It was a mistake. fr33kman 01:35, 11 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Could you please change the reason for deletion? List of Eastern Caribbean people - Wikipedia:Requests for deletion/Requests/2023/List of Eastern Caribbean people
Also, there is a talk page and a bunch of redirects to this deleted page. Kk.urban (talk) 03:17, 11 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I can't alter the reason for a deletion after it's been deleted. Ill fix the talk page. fr33kman 03:41, 11 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I've seen other administrators undelete the page and then delete it again, to fix the reason. For example, see the deletion logs of Wikipedia:Pools and Vijay Nagar. Kk.urban (talk) 04:53, 11 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Kk.urban: Is that better now? :) fr33kman 21:41, 11 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Yes, thanks! Kk.urban (talk) 21:47, 11 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Please help me about a page change

Hello, I hope you are well. I have created a page name "Ario Nahavandi" and I used Language check Ai to make sure the context is in "Simple English" Format, but you have deleted the page. Another thing that was mentioned was notability, which I can understand as I carefully followed the "General notability guidelines" page to address the context and biography. Do you mind to tell me which part should to be edit or fixed then I can do it to get the page published?

I appreciate it, In advance.

Best Alanwhite12 (talk) 18:11, 11 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I took a look at the deleted page and it seems to me that you would need to have more references that support his notability. Right now there aren't enough sources that are independent, well-known, (i.e.:major national or international) , have a neutral point of view and have no conflict of interest. Well known national newspaper would be a good start. Well known magazines like Rolling Stone would also help establish his notability. If he was to be signed to a well-known record label this would make him notable on its own. I hope this helps, fr33kman 18:20, 11 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thank you so much, I will try to gather more recourses. Could you please tell me how i can return the page back to edit the references? it has been deleted, or should i just create a new page? thanks Alanwhite12 (talk) 21:57, 11 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I could undelete it and place it your userspace if you wish, or you can just redo it. fr33kman 22:00, 11 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Yes please that would be appreciated if you undelete it then i can work on it. many thanks! 2A02:6B68:3909:0:61E3:6541:37D1:558B (talk) 22:11, 11 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
 Â Done it's located User:Alanwhite12/Ario Nahavandi You've got 3 days to show me some improvment fr33kman 22:26, 11 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Revert my mistake change

Hey idk how while doing an edit at Narges Mohammadi i mistakenly removed a whole section, so just revert the edit... i don't get the option to undo previous edits so i can't.🙂 Faraz Sualeh (talk) 21:35, 11 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

It's done. Don't worry to much, we all make mistakes. I just imported a template and broke two others in the processfr33kman 21:37, 11 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks Faraz Sualeh (talk) 21:41, 11 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

You've got mail! change

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Kendra Lust change

Hi fr33kman, I hope you're well, Regarding Wikipedia:Requests for deletion/Requests/2023/Kendra Lust;
WP:ITSNOTABLE isn't a valid for keeping and whilst the subject does have articles on other projects it was deemed on EN (whom are very stringent) that she wasn't notable and as such was deleted there,
Also Eptalon hasn't provided any evidence of any notability - Pure Evil gave a valid reason for deletion and it's the Keepers job to counteract deletion claims with a valid reason to keep with proof which imho was not done,
Looking at it in a neutral way PureEvil's comment held the most weight and he provided more than just "Delete - Not notable" which is what Eptalon's !vote basically is,

Would you maybe reconsider your closure please ?, If not I'll head over to DRV but thought I'd ask first, Have a pleasant weekend fr33kman :),
Many thanks, Warm Regards, –Davey2010Talk 23:07, 13 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

No, I did my own research and did not rely on Eptalon's alone. The consensus was 50:50 for "reasons" so I did a tie-break and did the research myself and decided to keep. Please do take it to DRV if you feel otherwise. Thx :) fr33kman 23:25, 13 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
If any other admin wishes to overturn my desicion, I am fine with that. fr33kman 23:33, 13 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Okay brilliant, Could I further ask what research or what sources made you go with !keep?, I'm simply trying to better understand the reasoning behind it as you may have seen or found things I haven't or you may be aware of certain policies that I'm not, Many thanks, –Davey2010Talk 23:46, 13 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Sure, apart from passing NACTOR which can be used to contribute to GNG there was the number of products that have been created using her persona such as a journal, posters, and other such material is not created for nobodies; the fact that ChatGPT knows who she is; articles in reliable sources that mention her[5],[6],Rolling Stone etc...; Being in The UK Sun; Many articles in Sportskeeda; Being charged by the US SEC[7] (that is in the news); and the sheer number of videos she's in, amongst other stuff that are on loads of other websites, and that's she's on other Wikipedia's, led me to believe she meets GNG. It's a straw that broke the camel's back scenario. There is just too much mention of her for her not to be notable. Hope this helps! :) fr33kman 01:29, 14 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Hi, Many thanks for providing sources and for your analysis on this, I can now understand your closure and I actually partially agree with it, As she's not on EN I don't fully agree with it but you make some valid points and you have done due diligence in researching this and leaving your feedback which I appreciate a lot,
Thank you for taking the time to explain this and for providing sources :), Many thanks, Kind Regards, –Davey2010Talk 00:47, 15 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
No problems, anytime I can help let me know. :) fr33kman 00:54, 15 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Basic English combined wordlist change

Words can't be added to Wikipedia:Basic English combined wordlist, right? Kk.urban (talk) 16:11, 15 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Correct, they are fixed word lists. They can not be added to. fr33kman 16:12, 15 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I thought so, I just wanted to make sure. I have reverted a change to the list. Kk.urban (talk) 16:15, 15 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Great, good work! :) fr33kman 16:16, 15 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Block please change

There is an active vandal, can you please block them? Kk.urban (talk) 21:47, 15 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Done. Thank you for using my talk page as it pings my phone so I know that there is something I must do. It's often the fastest way of contacting me. Cheer! :) fr33kman 21:51, 15 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Article about Israel-Hamas war change

(24) or 23

If you want to write that, then my plan is to not change that, for now.--Not sure that I will be back to this talk page, anytime soon.--If this post was helpful, then fine. 2001:2020:30B:510C:C8C7:64DE:7270:1A3B (talk) 03:09, 16 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I didn't write that, I merely copyedited it. fr33kman 03:44, 16 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Request change

Fr33kman, Hello, I'm Aviram7 and I request for rollback features, because I have rollback right on metawiki, enwiki, hiwiki, Currently I working on different wiki to reduce spam and vandalism also,sometimes make difficulties to revert on simple wiki from Swviewer,if you feel comfort about my request, so please grant me rollback right for temporary first. Kind regards Aviram NoSurprisesPlease 12:40, 16 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Please ask for rollback on the RfP page. It looks though like you are a new user here. We only normally give rollback to established users. fr33kman 14:50, 16 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Fr33kman, Thanks for reply ; Yep! I was joined simple english wiki last 2 year ago, but I don't active here before, but I currently active in reverting vandalism on this wiki,if I make a second time request on RfP, but i don't think any admin accept my request if i made . Aviram NoSurprisesPlease 18:02, 16 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Probably not. Why don't you keep reverting vandalism with undo and wait for a couple of months. After such time, ask me again and I'll b happy to grant rollback to you. fr33kman 18:06, 16 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Fr33kman, Thanks for reply again, ok I trying to revert more vandalism and spam also and re-applying for this rollback features after couple of months. Aviram NoSurprisesPlease 18:18, 16 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I've reconsidered and your use of the undo button is causing you extra time and effort. Therefore, I have granted you rollback. Thanks fr33kman 12:51, 19 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Fr33kman, Hello, I really thankful to you, and also thanks for granting me for rollback , I'm always trying to given postive contributions on simple wiki. but I was maded a request on RfP in past, sorry for about that and thanks a lot for that. Kind regards Aviram NoSurprisesPlease 13:04, 19 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

There's an edit war going on the Zoophilia page change

This is the dumbest thing I've seen. People are edit warring over a pointless fact that Steven Crowder drinks dog semen. The source links back to a Reddit page with an obviously photoshopped Youtube screenshot. (talk) 17:47, 16 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

 Â Protected for 1 week Thank you for raising this as an issue. fr33kman 17:53, 16 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Vandalism in 1984 change

There's frequent Vandalism in page 1984, the IP looks like an american hater since most of names he's removing are Americans ; So either block that IP, or maybe protect the page...

Faraz Sualeh (talk) 15:38, 18 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

and yeah i forgot to mention, revert his last edit
Faraz Sualeh (talk) 15:53, 18 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
 Â Done Thanks for reporting this issue. fr33kman 16:10, 18 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
welcome but can you just revert his last edit in 1984 so names he deleted comes back...
Faraz Sualeh (talk) 16:45, 18 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hello, please help me to block concerning user User:Korail7409 change

This user was blocked by English Wikipedia admin Secretlondon for he is a ja sockpuutery of Genshin Impact Vandalism users (check-user confirmed),

He is active in Simple English Wikipedia!

You can have a look at this user's Central Auth Infomation [8] if you don't trust me. I know it's hard to believe but we have checked this user and results support it!

I don't have an account so I can't report this user, thank you! (talk) 15:42, 21 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Here is Central Auth Information [] (talk) 15:44, 21 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I have blocked the user based on the ONESTRIKE policy and their actions on this project. Thank you for raising this as an issue. fr33kman 15:47, 21 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Fr33kman, Korail7409 recently has been the main target of Genshin LTA. This LTA made so many impersonation accounts or similar user name accounts of Korail7409, this is evident mis-block. This 37.235 is also frequent Genshin LTA IP. LR0725 (talk) 15:54, 21 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Yes, I was wondering about the situation. I blocked them due to the enwiki block and not because of the request. fr33kman 15:57, 21 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Did this guy make any "one strike"? WP:ONESTRIKE says user blocked indefinitely can be just blocked in Simple English Wikipedia only by one rule-breaking, but I think Korail7409 did not commit any rule breaking here... LR0725 (talk) 16:00, 21 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
A user blocked on another project can be blocked here with or without the onstrike. I found this edit to be unhelpful and the fact that they were blocked on enwiki for sockpupperty made me decide to block. Is there a specific reason you feel they should not be blocked? I'm willing to review. fr33kman 16:05, 21 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Surely. Korail7409 is jawiki extendedconfirmed user, and attacked by that Genshin LTA for long time. You can see that in many sock accounts' edits in many wikimedia projects. Maybe like history of User talk:Korail7409? Korail7409 is just a LTA victim. LR0725 (talk) 16:11, 21 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I've unblocked the user. I will keep an eye on the situation. fr33kman 16:12, 21 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Secretlondon is not a Checkuser. There is no need to take seriously a request that is clearly based on a falsehood. Syunsyunminmin (talk) 16:08, 21 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I know they are not a checkuser. Since the block is being queried I'll undo it but I will keep an eye on the situation. fr33kman 16:11, 21 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
It was behavioural but I have unblocked on en now. Secretlondon (talk) 17:03, 21 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Ok, thank you for letting me know. fr33kman 17:04, 21 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
hello, if you find similar name account again(like Korail7406,7405....), this isn't me without User:Korail7408, Genshin LTA (ja:WP:VIP#原神関連を荒らすプロキシ群) impersonated me using This account yesterday.--Korail7409 (talk) 00:43, 22 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Notability (academics) change

Can you provide a measure that could help determine whether an academic is notable, particularly in a non-Anglophone country with a different media ecosystem? I've heard people talk about some index related to how often people cite them. Kk.urban (talk) 17:41, 21 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

It's a case-by-case basis. I've read what enwiki has to say about the subject and I suppose that could be used as a guideline. fr33kman 17:44, 21 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
There is an RfD that you could at least have the decency to comment at since you caused it. :| fr33kman 22:25, 25 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I will comment on it. Kk.urban (talk) 22:29, 25 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

lock account change

Fr33kman, Hello, This user is globally locked, so please remove rollback rights from this user account.Kind regards Aviram NoSurprisesPlease 01:32, 22 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

(Non-administrator observation) This request was already rejected per Wikipedia:Administrators'_noticeboard/Current_issues_and_requests_archive_67#Remove_permission. Please also read w:WP:INDEFRIGHTS. MathXplore (talk) 04:39, 22 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@MathXplore: Hello! Thanks for informing me about that topics.Kind regards Aviram NoSurprisesPlease 05:51, 22 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Quick Deletion change

Theres a newly created page named 'იაკობ გოგებაშვილი' Since its written in other language then English it needs to be Quick Deleted, so have a look...

Faraz Sualeh (talk) 17:12, 22 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

You've got mail! change

Hello, Fr33kman. You have a new email! Please check it at your convenience.
Message added 13:59, 25 October 2023 (UTC). You can take off this notice at any time by removing the {{You've got mail}} or {{YGM}} template.

Bobherry Talk My Changes 13:59, 25 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

PGA change

I have addressed your comments on the "Made You Look" nomination at PGA. I was hoping you could revisit and consider supporting.--NØ 22:11, 26 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

 Â Done fr33kman 22:20, 26 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Barnstar for you change

  The Anti-Vandalism Barnstar
Thanks for stopping all that vandalism. It is greatly appreciated! SIMPLEIST (talk) 19:40, 27 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks a lot!! :) fr33kman 19:41, 27 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Vandalism change

Do your like vandalism???? 2A00:23C7:785:3701:9435:F679:C4BB:BB4F (talk) 19:56, 27 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

No, I think vandals are sociopaths. They can't participate in polite society so they lash out. fr33kman 20:01, 27 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Logan Keith Williams change

The devil does not come so fast when we think about him, as you come fast on the page. :-) Dear @Fr33kman I created Logan Keith Williams page two times. First time you delete it immediately, I could only see QD A4. Second time I created talk page first and mentioned that in my opinion how this subject is notable, you deleted also talk page with page. It is my request, please restore page, talk page and initiate an RfD. If community votes for delete. I myself nominate this for delete. Thanks. J.FlanaG (talk) 21:12, 27 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I'm sorry but the subject is not notable. You must show why and how the person deserves a page on Wikipedia. I read the page and determined that it was not notable. Sorry if this upsets you, it's not personal. :) fr33kman 21:14, 27 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
After reviewing the page I've decided to undelete it and send it to RfD. You did state why the subject should be considered notable so I'm happy to undelete it. Good luck! :) fr33kman 21:19, 27 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks. J.FlanaG (talk) 21:23, 27 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
You're welcome :) fr33kman 21:24, 27 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

RfD nomination of Testing rfd change

An editor has requested deletion of Testing rfd, a page you created. We appreciate your changes, but the nominator doesn't believe that the article meets Wikipedia's criteria for inclusion and has explained why in the nomination (see also "What Wikipedia is not").

Please comment on the discussion by adding your comments at Wikipedia:Requests for deletion/Requests/2023/Testing rfd and please be sure to sign your comments with four tildes (~~~~).

You may also change the article during the discussion to address the nominator's concerns. But you should not remove the requests for deletion template from the top of the article; such removal will not end the deletion debate. Thank you very much. fr33kman 07:51, 28 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hey change

Can you please keep this page cause this wasn't marketing or advertising themselves Ejaz Rahman Music (talk) 07:45, 29 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

(talk page stalker) @Ejaz Rahman Music: Please use WP:Deletion review to ask for deleted pages to be restored. Thank you. -- Auntof6 (talk) 08:35, 29 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Fuchs' dystrophy change

Hello, just wanted to let you know that I closed it as a keep.So when you have a little time, can you cross-check for accuracy? - If you add/change something, try keeping the language simple... - Cheers. Eptalon (talk) 20:00, 29 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Just saw you close it. I'll get on it tonight. Thanks! BTW: did you suppress that Imgpflip page? If so I'll recreate the article under proterction. Thx! fr33kman 20:14, 29 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I think I did; if I didn't send me a mail... Eptalon (talk) 20:32, 29 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Yeah, I just checked you did it. Thanks buddy, I'll recreate it as a stub and leave it protected. It had some vile vandalism to go with the oversight stuff. Where people get their ideas from I'll never know! Thanks dude! :) fr33kman 20:42, 29 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

You've got mail! change

Hello, Fr33kman. You have a new email! Please check it at your convenience.
Message added 22:57, 29 October 2023 (UTC). You can take off this notice at any time by removing the {{You've got mail}} or {{YGM}} template.

Auntof6 (talk) 22:57, 29 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Replied directly. Thx fr33kman 23:12, 29 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

QD R2 change

Wikipedia:Deletion_policy#Redirects says "Redirects to the User: or User talk: space from the main article space and vice versa." Are you sure about your decision? MathXplore (talk) 05:45, 31 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

No, now that I saw it says "vice versa" I'll delete it. Thanks! fr33kman 06:00, 31 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I don't see what's wrong with redirecting from userspace to mainspace personally, but ok. fr33kman 06:02, 31 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Please block User:柏尾菓子 because she is editing dispiritedly and blocked in en wiki indefinitely! change

Hello, I’d like to report a concerning user User:柏尾菓子. SHE WAS BLOCKED by en admin JBW DUE TO VANDALISM IN GENSHIN AND BAD EDITING! Here is the CA [9] This user is currently blocked. The latest block log entry is provided below for reference:

09:17, 2 November 2023 JBW talk contribs blocked 柏尾菓子 talk contribs with an expiration time of indefinite (account creation blocked) (Clearly not here to contribute to building the encyclopaedia)

Please block @柏尾菓子 to prevent abusing, thanks, you can click the link to check the info if you don’t believe what I said! 反對日文維基濫用傀儡的人 (talk) 15:06, 2 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

She is related to some LTA, an en wiki admin JBW confirmed that. 反對日文維基濫用傀儡的人 (talk) 15:08, 2 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@反對日文維基濫用傀儡的人: She hasn't done anything here though? RiggedMint 18:20, 2 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
(Non-administrator observation) I recommend ignoring this request. The user who made the request is globally locked. User:柏尾菓子 is an admin and bureaucrat on Japanese Wikipedia and their block on enwiki seems to be a mistake. Their only edits on enwiki were to tell others to stop discussing Japanese Wikipedia business on enwiki. Kk.urban (talk) 18:25, 2 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Acknowledged :) fr33kman 18:27, 2 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Edit conflict change

Im sitting here trying to make my point when a wild template appears... confused the hell out of me, I tell you. Pure Evil (talk) 07:37, 4 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Sorry, edit conflicts suck :) fr33kman 07:39, 4 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
2 added points: the RfD say Apache Wave was QD'd as A7. A3, maybe? there is no A7 after all. (the other was a3 or G7, I said A7 by mistake.. my bad) And you never actually deleted the page. Pure Evil (talk) 07:50, 4 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Because it was "cleaned up" from the copy-paste mess it was. It's now down to cleanup, sigh fr33kman 08:29, 4 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
You still havent actually deleted the page after closing the RfD as QD. Pure Evil (talk) 06:27, 11 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Sorry, now done; thx fr33kman 21:59, 11 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

A Question change

Hey bro, why is it that Wikipedia has its own logo and it can't be used here? Also I have tried to copy a few image from Arabic Wikipedia to here but it doesn't work either? What's the matter?--Faraz Sualeh (talk) 11:53, 4 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Each version of Wikipedia chooses their own logo. The Simple English Wikipedia has chosen the one you see and has had it for almost 17 years. We like it. You are free to start another discussion on WP:ST to see if people want to update it, but we'll likely keep it. Hope this helps! fr33kman 12:28, 4 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Also, the simplewiki does not allow the local upload of images. All images must go on commons. fr33kman 12:29, 4 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Hey i was not asking about the official Wikipedia logos, i was asking about local article related logos such as Logo of Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades that's available on En wiki which you can see here; but it can't be uploaded here, though, i learned about it from your second answer. Thanks Faraz Sualeh (talk) 15:40, 4 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
About once a year, I ask the community whether or not we want to allow the local uploading of images here. So far it's a 3-0 lose. I can ask again shortly. Best I can do. If you can see a picture on the Arabic wikipedia but can't use it here, it is because it must be uploaded locally on the Arabic wikipedia and not on commons. fr33kman 17:50, 4 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
The main reason you can only see your logo on arwiki is that nether commons nor simplewiki allows the use of copyrighted images (ie: non-free images). fr33kman 17:59, 4 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Oh, Thanks for explanation, i got it👍🏻 Faraz Sualeh (talk) 18:54, 4 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thanks change

Regarding a title that included "Shuafat".--Thanks for swiftly having removed it from main space. 2001:2020:319:E5B1:D59:42EA:FFE5:144F (talk) 19:59, 8 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

You're welcome fr33kman 20:00, 8 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Wikipedia:Requests for deletion/Requests/2023/Syed Hassan Jafari (Actor) change

This is showing as closed as Delete, but the article doesn't appear to have been deleted. Would you mind taking a look? Thank ya! Ravensfire (talk) 03:04, 11 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Oops, my bad. Thanks for nudging me. :) fr33kman 03:13, 11 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I've never, ever, ever done something like that... Appreciate it, it's stuff from a rather obnoxious self-promotional sock farm that's on EN and here. Gems like Special:Contributions/Mirali222 who tags another account as being one of their socks. (See the global accounts - they're CU blocked on EN). Ravensfire (talk) 03:18, 11 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Pinwheel Twist change

Hi, I'd flagged that one as "some or all" being untrue as it was apparently created by a sock of en:Wikipedia:Sockpuppet_investigations/Oatsandcream. They've created the same page on enwiki in the past and it's been deleted.

Fair enough if you've checked it out, but this user has also been misrepresenting sources at the Humor Risk article here. They seem to enjoy embellishing stories about lost media. Belbury (talk) 15:09, 14 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thanks for your post. Yes, in this instance, the page is true and notable. I will keep an eye out for others. Cheers! :) fr33kman 16:50, 14 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Reintegrating simple English change

Hello. I would like to undergo an unblocking process on simple English. I will not specify my identity right away. All I will say is that you are the user who undertook my blocking, and before I start, I would like to have your consent. Cheers! Oh you guessed it (talk) 18:33, 14 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

If you have access to your talkpage then you can ask for an unblock there. Showing up here with a sockpuppet doesn't look good btw. fr33kman 18:35, 14 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Yeah.. I guess. I dont Remember my old password, And there are a bunch of other problems too. I‘ve created a new account, and I want to integrate using it. Oh you guessed it (talk) 18:41, 14 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Then just start editing with the account you have now. If you want to reveal your past account you can but it may end up with you being blocked straight away depending on which account it was. You can email me the name if you wish but I can't promise it still wouldn't be blocked. If you are after a fresh start just keep the current account and start editing. fr33kman 18:48, 14 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Stephen Ridley change

You closed Wikipedia:Requests for deletion/Requests/2023/Stephen Ridley as delete, so can you delete the article and the associated talk page please? Kk.urban (talk) 04:53, 16 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Sorry, I thought I had done so. Thanks for reminding me. fr33kman 19:32, 16 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hi, you deleted the redirect under G6, but I disagree with that. Do you mind restoring the page for a full deletion discussion to take place? Thank you. — *Fehufangą ♮ ✉ Talk page 09:23, 17 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

done fr33kman 18:31, 17 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

RG Qluck Wise change

Hi there @Fr33kman I really don’t understand what you mean by the page I created does not claim notability. If I may ask what makes this page non notable? After been retrieving sources from Google news and you still says this page doesn’t meet notability. I really don’t get you. Please if you want somethings to be changed just undelete it so I can change it thanks. Gudwise (talk) 02:57, 18 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Your page does not show what the person has done to be considered as notable (famous) enough to have an article here. What major national/international awards have they been awarded. How many citations in major newspapers, magazines do they have etc. Please read WP:GNG for more information. fr33kman 03:24, 18 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
So do you mean News Ghana[10] is not a reliable/independent source ? Do you mean MENAFN is not a reliable/independent source and what about GhanaWeb[11] too?
He is a up and coming record producer.
so why don’t you consider? Gudwise (talk) 03:43, 18 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I actually did quite a bit more research on this one than normal. I can't find reliable sources. Those are sources that are available on the Internet, are cited in other reliable sources like other websites (who are themselves RS) and well-known national or international newspapers, journals and magazine. Being mentioned on the national or international news helps establish RS and N. CNN, Al-Jazeera, The Times of India etc., are all reliable sources as long as the subject is the main topic of the piece and not just mentioned as a 2 second side-line. I am, at the moment, researching a page that would list the major RS of India, Pakistan and South-East Asia asI don't think we have good enough coverage for this area of the world. fr33kman 13:55, 4 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

bad link... change

Hello, On a certain article talkpage, there is a possible bad link. I am not sure what to do as I don't want to blank another user's comment. Tsugaru let's talk! :) 03:30, 18 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Can you give me more details please? fr33kman 19:41, 4 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Rollback change

Please grant me rollback rights so that I can remove the vandalism. And my interest is in removing vandalism. →MP1999 (talk) 15:44, 4 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

You only have 42 edits on this project and have only been active since 04/12/2023. Keep editing and work on reverting vandalism and I'll be happy to grant rollback after a month of activity. Welcome to the Simple English Wikipedia and Happy Editing! :) fr33kman 19:40, 4 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Welcome back from oblivion change

The man disappears for the better part from a decade, and just reappears out of no where. And yet, no text, no email. Nothing. I feel disrespected. lol jk. But seriously though. We need to catch up old friend. Either add me on facebook, X, or email me and let’s catch up, bro. TrueCRaysball | #RaysUp 03:09, 7 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I was told you left .... How's it going Aaron? Good to see you still around! :) fr33kman 03:30, 7 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Honestly, I did retire from simple. I only knew you were back because Gordonrox24 (talk · contribs) told me. TrueCRaysball | #RaysUp 19:02, 8 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Well now you can come back :) fr33kman 19:36, 8 December 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]