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Kaleb Stewart listed at Redirects for discussion

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Mark Duffy

Hello. Just a note about Mr Duffy's loan. It has ended (after yesterday's game): the expiry date is present and sourced in the article. Personally, I'd leave it there until we know what's happening. Don't think Birmingham want him back, so I'm guessing the loan will either be extended or made permanent. But the IP was technically correct in removing trying to remove it. cheers, Struway2 (talk) 10:35, 3 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

troublesome editor

Dear GiantSnowman, there is a troublesome editor I am having problems with. While the majority of this editors contributions are helpful for some reason this editor believes that references shouldn't be used and only uses external links, in clear violation of WP:PROVEIT, WP:LINKFARM and WP:SOURCE. This can be seen on these edits 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 where s/he just randomly removes references. I didn't want to report this user for vandalism as most edits are constructive, but this tendency s/he has is really annoying. I left as message on his/her talk page but they never responded and haven't changed their behavior. Recently the editor once again 1 & 2 removed sources from articles, and while I undid these edits as well as leaving a message on their talk page they once again 1 & 2 removed the sources. I don't want to be drawn into an edit war so thought it was best to contact an administrator such as you to find a resolution to this issue. Thanks Inter&anthro (talk) 16:53, 3 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Football articles

Hello Giant Snowman, I hope you've enjoyed the holidays and I simply wanted to remind (in case you forgot) about these articles. Cheers! SwisterTwister talk 19:27, 3 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Stan Charlton (Sr.)

Hello GS, can you help with a source for information in respect of pre-war footballers? I am particularly looking for Stan Charlton, not the Arsenal & Orient one, but his dad who captained Palace in the 20s. Junior's obit in the Independent says dad played for 5 clubs, but I can only find three, been looking for ages... Thanks. Seasons & new year greetings. Eagleash (talk) 21:54, 3 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hi, thanks, I probably should have mentioned this previously. Eagleash (talk) 18:58, 4 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Do you mind if after I move mine to main (& possibly to Stan Charlton, Sr. per the Lampards) I merge your stub to it as I have more detail/refs and the correct info re. FA XI?(The Exeter site is ambiguous, the other ref confirms he went to Oz and the other player to Canada). Regards, Eagleash (talk) 22:13, 4 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks, if IRC the senior Lampard was 'born xxxx' till recently (September) when it was changed to Sr. The current (sort of) player had no disambiguation, still doesn't. Do we need hatnotes for the Charltons or as it's clear in the lead, not? Eagleash (talk) 20:59, 5 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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King Mswati III, the monarch of Swaziland, one of the Monarchies in Africa.
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hi Giant snowman could you please email me regarding help in creating a page for a Scottish professional footballer? my email is

many thanks — Preceding unsigned comment added by DMcA1991 (talkcontribs)

Aziz El Amri

I got it from an article. However, I can't add it right now, as I Googled it from my phone and made the edit through a PC. I will add the sources later.

About the infobox: I don't see any differences in the final display, but if you want I'll revert the format. MYS77 18:50, 4 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Added it now. Cheers, MYS77 18:57, 4 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Ah thanks, I wasn't sure. Here are others if you wish to look at them: Nikolai Vdovenko, Ivan Castiglia, Daniele Mattielig, Jefferson Luiz Nascimento de Souza, Lanry Kahinda, Abd Al Naser Hasan, Tomy Adriano Giacomeli and Noelle Keselica.

It's worth noting I actually found Bryan Davis (soccer) months ago (now deleted) but was not aware it was finally nominated last month. Cheers! SwisterTwister talk 06:55, 5 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Hi. This user is really stubborn. I try to explain to him what the basis is for national team caps/goals on his talk page but all he does is delete it because he thinks he's right. I try to explain that even if a match is not FIFA recognized, the concerned FA in that particular match can still count it as a full 'A' international match and therefore players who appear in that match will get caps. In the case of SWASTIK 25, I try to explain that Maldives FA counts a match against Laos in 2014 as full international as it is not full FIFA. Therefore players like Ali Ashfaq who is Maldives all-time top scorer gets a cap for that match and his two goals are counted towards his stats which is stated by RSSSF [1]. Yet he doesn't seem to want any of it and continues to think that only FIFA matches are "official" and just deletes anything I try say on his talk page. He also continues to undo revisions here to fit his wants/beliefs. GoalsGalore (talk) 10:19, 7 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

You see. You posted a warning on his talk page but he deletes it right away. Just as he has done with the things that I've tried to explain to him as if to show that he's right and he will get his way no matter what which is very arrogant of him. GoalsGalore (talk) 21:14, 7 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Would you be able to fully protect the page in dispute? GoalsGalore (talk) 08:56, 8 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
That's the thing though. User:SWASTIK 25 does not want to engage in any discussion. I've been editing on that top scorers page which is mainly based on RSSSF files (meaning reliable sources) and along comes Swastik25 and starts doing things as per his own beliefs/wants. I try to tell him otherwise but he doesn't want to listen and engage in any discussion. He just ends up deleting anything I put on his talk page. GoalsGalore (talk) 18:17, 8 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Ya I apologize about the the edit warring and I haven't touched the page since. Swastik is the main culprit, just saying. GoalsGalore (talk) 18:23, 8 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

(talk page stalker) I would like to quickly share my view. I dont know who is "right" or who is "wrong" (probably neither/both), and I have had a previous encounter with SWASTIK25, but I must say that the behaviour from SWASTIK25 is not good. Everytime an attempt for discussion is made, he simply removes the discussion at his talkpage and he does dont seem willing to discuss at all. Qed237 (talk) 18:25, 8 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thank you! There you go then, this SWASTIK25 is the disruptive one. You can neutral on who is right or wrong, but as Ive said, I base what I edit reliable sources such as RSSSF. So something needs to be done about this editor. He even has that note at the top of his talk page about being civil and respectful as you try to work out a resolution yet he does not engage in any discussion. Having said that, how am I suppose to take this to WP:DRN when Swastik won't even participate in a discussion. GoalsGalore (talk) 08:01, 9 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@GoalsGalore: I think you are missing the point, you are both disruptive. Even if SWASTIK 25 is removing talkpage messages and not easy to talk to, you are still being disruptive as well and edit warring. You have tried his talkpage and that did not work, now try article talkpage or DRN to seek consensus and if he does not wish to talk there it is his loss. But dont put all the blame on him, you are both being disruptive. Qed237 (talk) 11:19, 9 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Qed237: Thanks, for your neutral behaviour! — SWASTIK 25 (User talk) 11:37, 9 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@GoalsGalore & @Qed237: I have no intention to argue with my fellow users' editings, but my talk page is absolutely mine and Wikipedia allows every user the right to keep in or delete anything from his/her talk page. So, I have the right to delete whatever I want from my talk page. And User:GoalsGalore, I properly understand the basis for national team caps/goals & if you want any discussion relating to it, please use the article's talk page, not mine. Thank you. — SWASTIK 25 (User talk) 11:31, 9 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@SWASTIK 25 and GoalsGalore: again, please take this to the article talk page. GiantSnowman 11:48, 9 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thanks for your proposal, GiantSnowmanSWASTIK 25 (User talk) 11:51, 9 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

IFFHS link

{{Official website}} breaks the link by adding "/en" to it ( doesn't work). SLBedit (talk) 18:44, 7 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Just editing to add, that I agree with this post, I don't have an account, but I was editing a certain page to update the facts, when I was sent a message by this user. It stated that my editing was disruptive. The page in question was about a football club that I support, I was updating it, due to recent changes, now had this user researched the changes I'd made, he would have seen I was correct. So rather than just dismissing changes that have been made on a topic, which I'm almost certain he knows nothing about, he should actually do his job. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs)


Footballers articles: Ygor de Souza, Bruno Furlan, Yuki Stalph, Patrick Leonardo Carneiro da Silva, Filippo Chillemi, Felipe Cordeiro de Araujo, Moslem Tolouei, Cleiton and Éder dos Santos. Cheers, SwisterTwister talk 21:24, 7 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Re: Nicolas Šumský

Just a tweet from the Hamilton Accies Twitter account a few hours ago.[2] Nothing more than that right at this moment. Exxy (talk) 13:04, 8 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Racing Club de Bruxelles players

Can you restore your actions on the Racing Club de Bruxelles players? It is clear that Rhodienne-Den Hoek and Racing Club de Bruxelles are two different clubs. A Category of Rhodienne-Den Hoek players is complete nonsens, because this is an amateurclub on a very low level. It has no relevance that you played for this club. Racing Club de Bruxelles was a famous club with different national titles. Akadunzio (talk) 14:11, 9 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Dragan Skocic removed content

Hello. I'm responding to your message about removal of changes made to Dragan Skocic page -

I also left a comment on my edit that changes are made because of clients (Dragan Skocic) instructions. Removed information was inaccurate or false.

You can contact him directly and verify this: official email: or over official web site -

Please revert to my changes as soon as possible.

Thanks in advance

— Preceding unsigned comment added by IntrawebRi (talkcontribs)

Re: Career stats table

Hey GS. The reason I have the league cup before the domestic cup in the career stats table is because, at least for India, the Indian Super League is now divided into the league phase and then the league cup phase (finals) so when I make articles for Indian players, specially those in the ISL, it makes sense to me if the league and league cup are next to each other and then since the domestic cup (Federation Cup) is a completely different competition, it goes after the league cup. Again, this is just how I see it with Indian football player articles and if you want me to go with the MOS when I work on articles on non-Indian players or maybe just change to the MOS completely, I won't be against that. Cheers. --ArsenalFan700 (talk) 19:48, 9 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

As for the 'international' part, I will change it to continental. My default table usually just links to the Asian Football Confederation and instead of international it just says 'AFC'. --ArsenalFan700 (talk) 19:49, 9 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Awesome, should not be a problem. Cheers. --ArsenalFan700 (talk) 19:55, 9 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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Depictions of various deities on the entrance tower of Sri Mariamman Temple, Singapore, dedicated to the Hindu goddess of rain; Mariamman.
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Hi there,

I wondered if you could unblock me? I went through the rules on here and have noticed how me edits have been deemed unacceptable and now see that I was blocked for good reason.

I wondered if in retrospect I may now be unblocked?

Regards Salopian123 Salopian123 (talk) 00:37, 11 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Possible sock in AfD

Hi, if you look at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Kuwait Champions Challenge and the "votes" do you think is is enough for an SPI and if so should Checkuser be requested? A new account was created and edited both that AfD and Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/2015 Kuwait Champions Challenge and the name and vote is similar to an other editor. Qed237 (talk) 21:43, 11 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Seeking opinion

Hi! Will you kindly place your opinions regarding the deletion of this template? — Swastik Chakraborty (User talk) 08:54, 12 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Hi, is this kind of shopping allowed. One editor has apporached selected editors to make their article get more keep-votes in AfD. Qed237 (talk) 13:56, 12 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Loads of editors too. Is he any relation to the Sadeq character do you think? -the one defending the Kuwaiti sub-league games? Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi 17:58, 12 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Qed237 and Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi: I've warned them for canvassing, and then noticed @Cyphoidbomb: had beaten me to it. Don't think they're a sock though, Inter&anthro has been around for a long time and is normally a fine editor. GiantSnowman 18:00, 12 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Right, thanks. The other two look a dead cert but wouldn't want to tar anyone else 18:01, 12 January 2016 (UTC) Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi 18:02, 12 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Agree on there being no link between inter and khalid. Like GS said, inter has been here a long time and does great work but barely ever on Kuwaiti football. And I don't think he would make an article about that celebrity match on a different account other than his own. Cheers. --ArsenalFan700 (talk) 22:03, 12 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Draft:The Beating Band

Hi again, I just spotted Draft:The Beating Band and could not figure out it if could be subject for CSD, and if so what criteria? It has not been edited since its creation on September 2014. Any help appreciated. Qed237 (talk) 20:47, 13 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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Hi again. I've already used up the 3 edits rule of undoing edits at List of top international association football goal scorers by country. I've already properly put references on the page and every player's stats are in line with reliable sources. Yet this user continues to change stats because of his wants and wrong/flawed beliefs. He has and still continues to become disruptive. GoalsGalore (talk) 13:14, 18 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • Hi GiantSnowman, you blocked SWASTIK 25 for 1 week and GoalsGalore for 2 days. I think that is not fair with both of them. It was just 2nd block of SWASTIK, his first block was of 31 hours, so his 2nd block should have been of 48 hours. And it is probably 1st block of GoalsGalore, so it should have been of 24 hours. I am saying all this because I myself got blocked 5 times for edit warring, but my longest block was of just 3 days. So I think you were very harsh on SWASTIK. It feels very bad when regular editor gets blocked for long period.--Human3015 It will rain  14:33, 18 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
That just suggests that you were lucky. Perhaps too lucky Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi 14:47, 18 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
What lucky? 2nd block of edit warring can't be of 7 days, here SWASTIK is unlucky. And I don't see GiantSnowman much on edit warring board, he may not much used to with blocking people for edit warring. Common admins at AN3 are Swarm and Ed. They block people for proper period. --Human3015 It will rain  14:57, 18 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Really? Then I'm sure he will thank you for saying so. Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi 15:01, 18 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Anyway Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi, we never interacted before, but yesterday you were unlucky enough to report me. 😍 I know you are social worker who reports various edit warriors without getting involved in edit war, but be careful before reporting lucky editors.😎 --Human3015 It will rain  15:41, 18 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Of course I did. You're the one who wants to be an Admin don't you? Congratulations with augmenting your CV like this :D Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi 15:44, 18 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I will be admin after 2-3 years, till then I hope you will forget everything. I just like to make some fun.--Human3015 It will rain  15:52, 18 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Will you have stopped edit warring and trying to threaten people by then? Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi 15:56, 18 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
It is not good to disturb GiantSnowman by unnecessary notifications, still, I already stopped edit warring, yesterday's edit war was unfortunate and came after long time and I myself imposed 15 days of article ban on myself. And I don't threaten anyone.--Human3015 It will rain  16:01, 18 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Human3015 and Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi: - I stand by my block length, Swastik has been blocked before for edit warring and clearly hasn't learnt from it, hence why he got a longer period. If he thinks it is unfair he can submit a block appeal. GiantSnowman 19:18, 18 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hi there GS,

about this matter, found these two sources (please see here and, seems his entry is dead beats me why. As you can imagine, of course, I am never going to insert anything in Mr. Barila's article regarding this subject, it stays like you want.

Attentively -- (talk) 21:21, 18 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • No reply, and the user after me received one... Was I aggressive or unpolite? Not my intention, but I apologize if you thought I was. Is any of the refs any reliable? If it is, I don't mind (in spite of previous promise) of adding it to article, but if it's not I stay pat of course. -- (talk) 16:27, 19 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

What about this, kind fellow user (and forget about most of my ramblings here)? Are those refs acceptable or not? You can reply here for more convenience. By the way, his entry is dead, second player I have "encountered" in such a state today. -- (talk) 18:12, 19 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • Hence my question, are those refs I presented as example good enough to be inserted? If you deem (at least one of) them so, i'll oblige of course. -- (talk) 19:11, 19 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Consider it ref'd! -- (talk) 19:25, 19 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Possible block evasion?

Hi GiantSnowman. I see that you have blocked SWASTIK 25 for edit warring. A new account User:ProudBengali created after that block has been editing SWASTIK 25's user talk and user page. The very first edit made by the new account was to add a barnstar to the talk page of a user they do not seem to have interacted with before, which is a bit unusual. Another edit added a "auto confirmed" template to the user page, which also does not seem like something a new account usually does. Same goes for copying and pasting all of the user boxes being used by SWASTIK 25 onto the new user page. I guess it could be a total coincidence, but I'm wondering if this is a case of WP:DUCK. -- Marchjuly (talk) 10:25, 19 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Sorry, but I didn't get you. ProudBengali. —Preceding undated comment added 10:34, 19 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Luke Maxwell

Hello GS, could you please speedily delete Luke Maxwell, if you feel it's not A7 then please PROD. Thanks, JMHamo (talk) 16:31, 19 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Ignore that, the speedy deletion tag was removed by another editor, sending to PROD myself now. JMHamo (talk) 16:36, 19 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Youth/senior career

Okay, but isn't this an error? I think people may confuse the English youth development with the Spanish. I mean, in England, players who are returning from injury can play with the reserves and so on. But in Spain, this is completely different: you have to be 22 or younger to switch between both teams (and I think that if the player appear in more than 10 matches with the main squad, he can't play for the B-side), and those reserve teams actually play in a senior league, differently than England. Should we start a discussion at WT:FOOTY about this? Cheers, MYS77 17:27, 19 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • (TPS)Then, can we write just "2012 Athletic Bilbao" (meaning he can have played - wait, he DID! - for the juniors still in 2012 and then, still in that year, moved to the seniors) instead of "2012-2013 Athletic Bilbao" or that will be removed too? -- (talk) 17:34, 19 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
It makes no sense to remove these things when they're actually a correct fact. So, Antonio Sanabria did not win the UEFA Youth League because he was already a senior with the B-team of Barcelona? MYS77 17:52, 19 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
No, of course he did - we are talking about the infobox only here. GiantSnowman 17:53, 19 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

So, GS, please do reply, can I write "2012 Athletic Bilbao" in Mr. Williams' youth infobox or not? -- (talk) 17:54, 19 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I think that is a fair compromise. GiantSnowman 17:56, 19 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • @MYS77: also please don't forget that the years in the infobox refers to calendar years, not seasons. GiantSnowman 18:01, 19 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Sure, but sometimes (and it's not that rare outside UK) a player makes his senior debut and then shortly after is demoted back to the youth setup, to play for them during the season (and the year still). That's what I was asking before. MYS77 19:13, 19 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
It happens in the UK all the time, some youth player making a first-team sub appearance or having a Cup run-out (see e.g. Luke Freeman.) Nevertheless, once a 'senior' career has started it is extremely confusing/misleading to keep the youth career ongoing. That's why we have always done it that way. GiantSnowman 19:16, 19 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Ah, maybe it's because the youth system in the UK is very confusing by itself, TBH... But I'll accept this version, no worries. Cheers, MYS77 22:19, 19 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Uncivil edits made

Hi GS have a look at these IP edits. Regarding their original revision at List of cities in Germany by population, I'm not convinced they have technical reasons against it, but it seems more they are just making a point. My version of the article is directly cited to City Mayors and has far less of the other years (uncited). Also, see some further uncivil post at my talk page, though is a different IP. Thanks. Eldumpo (talk) 20:50, 19 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Do you know what User:FMUSAPyramid/sandbox/List of clubs in the FM USA Pyramid is? Some sort of game? Drmies (talk) 03:14, 20 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Pending AfD for American assistant football coach

Hey. Could I get you to weigh in here: Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Simone Lucchesi? All of the usual suspects seem to be ignoring this AfD. Cheers. Dirtlawyer1 (talk) 10:33, 23 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Poorly updated articles

Hi, just want to know what I should do with articles like 2013–14 Panetolikos F.C. season and 2013–14 RCD Mallorca season. They have been created and then not updated and I dont know if they should be deleted or what do be done? I think they are notable. I dont have the time or power or interest to update them myself. Qed237 (talk) 14:48, 24 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thanks, that certainly seems likme the best option. Thank you. Qed237 (talk) 14:52, 24 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

About Danilo

Please, not revert, if the source is citied in references number 4 (you can check). I won't to repeat the citation. Thank you--Noel baran (talk) 18:31, 24 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Editor to keep an eye on

Hey GS, just thought I let you know about ESPN Cricket n Football (talk · contribs). An account that was created today and has been quick to make edits on the Mohun Bagan page and cricketing pages, pages that were of interest to User:SWASTIK 25. Not only is the article editing pattern similar but also the edit summaries like "corrected" and "modified". Cheers. --ArsenalFan700 (talk) 18:32, 24 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

You're welcome, will do. --ArsenalFan700 (talk) 18:57, 24 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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Recent block

Hi, I think you know who I am referring to, but I don't want to add any more to that page. At first I thought the guy deserved a break so I went in to play devil's advocate, as reducing the block may have removed his temptation to sock further. But in the meantime he has just kept digging the hole deeper with his attacks upon you. You clearly made the right call. AtHomeIn神戸 (talk) 01:23, 27 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

User move

Hi, I just spotted Soccer8295 (talk · contribs) that seems to have moved their userpage (and talkpage) to User:Gpwns5277 and when I edited their latter talkpage I got a message saying that the username was not existing and if the editor wanted to change name they should make a request. Could you please take a look? Qed237 (talk) 10:51, 27 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Changes to Kevin Kewley bio

First off, I'm not sure I am in the correct place to communicate with you, so please let me know if there is a better avenue to discuss the edits to Kevin Kewley's page.

I'm not 100% sure what you are referring to about disruptive editing.

Kevin requested that his birth date be removed, so I posted that in the edit summary. I subsequently realized that there were other areas where it was posted, so I removed it from there too. Then I updated his profile to be current and added his coaching career and some references (since his page was lacking in that area). The birth year is not even correct. I suspect that the people posting that information are getting it from the same source.

From what I read on, for living persons, birthdays are considered private information and unless widely reported should be removed when requested.

I'm not sure why you removed the specific years he coached professionally at each organization? I also think coaching collegiate teams to conference titles would be important from a biographical standpoint.

Is the primary way that I caused an issue, that I kept adding new content instead of doing it in one batch? Sorry, I don't have much experience at this and I don't want to do it incorrectly. I just want to help some professional coaches from the Wichita community update their bios, and I definitely don't want to be a nuisance.Alfreema (talk) 19:44, 27 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Can you please stop deleting text on Wikipedia, is easy to delete, help find the reference for that text, think that maybe that text is true and the editor did not put the reference! Go on google and search for the website he provide the text. Thank you for listening my advice!-- (talk) 19:54, 27 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Try to imagine how Wikipedia pages will look if everyone would start to delete unreferenced content ? Mh... so help improve and find refs !-- (talk) 19:54, 27 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Nomination for deletion of Template:Brainfeeder

Template:Brainfeeder has been nominated for deletion. You are invited to comment on the discussion at the template's entry on the Templates for discussion page. Rob Sinden (talk) 09:06, 28 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

DYK for Woodroffe-Hedley v Cuthbertson

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Riyad Mahrez

Thank you for warring me, of caurse we need to add links. I will do that. Greetings. --Fayçal.09 (talk) 13:12, 28 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Hi, I have not had the time to look in to it to much, but could you please have a look at My Motherland (talk · contribs) and see if it is a sock of SWASTIK 25 (talk · contribs)? Or should I try SPI?

SWASTIK 25 created articles like List of international cricket centuries by David Warner and List of Big Bash League centuries (both now edited by My Motherland) and also articles like List of batsmen who have scored 50,000 or more runs in all forms of recognized cricket which seems like a similar article name created by My Motherland List of Indian batsmen who have scored more than 5000 ODI runs.

Both claims to be 19 years old from india (compare this diff from SWASTIK 25 userpage and this diff from userpage of My Motherland).

They both write in a similar way on their talkpages (see diffs above):

  • SWASTIK 25: Hi! everyone. I'm Swastik Chakraborty (...) I'm very much interested in sports, particularly, cricket and football. (...) Currently, I am pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in English at the Faculty of Arts, Banaras Hindu University.
  • My Motherland: Hi everyone! I'm My Motherland from India. I'm a 19 years old undergraduate student, (...) I'm very enthusiastic about sports, especially Cricket, Soccer and to some extent, the Olympics (...)

The final puzzle is the final edit of SWASTIK 25 on 26 January and My Motherland made his first edit 19 minutes after the last edit of SWASTIK 25.

It looks like WP:DUCK, but I am not an expert, you are the admin. Qed237 (talk) 21:45, 28 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Bbb23: I just realised GS may not be editing more today so I ping Bbb23 as the editor who tagged SWASTIK 25. Qed237 (talk) 21:55, 28 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Gee, this is a funny place to have a mini SPI. Am I supposed to check GiantSnowman or My Motherland? :-) My Motherland (talk · contribs · count) is  Confirmed, blocked, and tagged. I've deleted the two new articles.--Bbb23 (talk) 22:13, 28 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Bbb23: Sorry about that and appologies to GiantSnowman as well for using his talkpage a bit to much. I did not feel like opening a SPI for this very clear case so thought I should talk to GS who had been involved in the past (I think). Next time I will do a proper SPI. Qed237 (talk) 22:59, 28 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Oh, I don't think GS will mind at all. He'll focus on the prevention of further disruption. Take care.--Bbb23 (talk) 23:33, 28 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Bbb23 and Qed237: - no problems at all, good find! Thanks all. GiantSnowman 11:37, 29 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Bbb23: @GiantSnowman: It does not seem like they understand their block (diff). But then if I remember SWASTIK also denied being sockmaster and wanted his own SPI. Qed237 (talk) 11:37, 29 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Outdated article

Hi, I contacted you before regarding 2013–14 Panetolikos F.C. season and an other article (see User talk:GiantSnowman/2016#Poorly updated articles) and you told me to redirect them (see User talk:Qed237#Poor articles). Now an editor opposes the redirect (diff) and reverted my edit so what should I do now? It is notable (I think) so I dont think AfD is the right place (even if I could vote "redirect"), but the editor told me to go to AfD. Please advise. Qed237 (talk) 11:21, 29 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Page protection

Hi there, could you please protect the Wahbi Khazri page? It's under attack from multiple users and IPs. -KH-1 (talk) 13:16, 29 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Do not delete players honours or career statistics! [3] this website is always a good reference! So please add it back I dont know how and add this reference!-- (talk) 07:26, 30 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


In what way have I done any vandalism? I've never vandalised a page on here and cannot see why you have falsely accused me of such things. If anything you're more guilty of that by undoing a correction I made and made it incorrect again. Think before accusing. ThanksPawac (talk) 16:26, 31 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Maybe you should try communicating with people and actually check what you're undoing before recklessly undoing and accusing. if you had paid attention to what you were doing you would not have undone an edit correcting wrong info (conveniently ignored that one) and removing a link. Then I wouldn't have undone your edit as all I could see was you undoing the correction and removing a link. Okay, good. Pawac (talk) 17:00, 31 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
False. You did not re-format with the correct stats as you will see here and you did not clearly explain it. I did not blindly revert it, I actually DID explain in my edit summery that you removed the correct stats here Clearly only one of us needs to pay attention in the future. sad that you have to lie. chill & move on. Pawac (talk) 17:11, 31 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
It's telling that you have to make things up, grow up. I never blindly edited and always explained why I was making the edits, the proof is there. Funny how it is only myself who is edit conflicting, especially as I "beat you to it" with the edit. Whatever. I think this all speaks for itself :) . Tatty bye.Pawac (talk) 17:22, 31 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
lol. No YOU have to literally just look at the diffs and see that there is an explanation. Again, it's sad you have to make things up to have any sort of argument. So, so sad.Pawac (talk) 17:26, 31 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Move help

Hi, I need help from an admin to move Yll Kaçaniku back to it's original name Uluğ Kaçaniku. It was moved by a now indef blocked sockpuppet, and the only ref on the article this from says his name is Ulug. I tried move it back myself but I was not able to since the target (currently a redirect) has been edited once (because it was a double redirect). Qed237 (talk) 17:12, 31 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

To add, this and other related articles has a lot of issues with a dynamic IP 46.99. What is the best cause of action, mass semi-protections or see if a rangeblock is possible? Qed237 (talk) 17:14, 31 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Racing Club de Bruxelles/K.F.C. Rhodienne-De Hoek

What about the correction of this articles? Akadunzio (talk) 22:39, 31 January 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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Be cool buddy, I have been adding loads of references to dozens of your stubs, do not just threaten to block people just like that. A thank you would suit you better. Gruesome Gary (talk)

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Speedy deletion nomination of Wiki (rapper)

Hello GiantSnowman,

I wanted to let you know that I just tagged Wiki (rapper) for deletion, because it seems to be promotional, rather than an encyclopedia article.

If you feel that the article shouldn't be deleted and want more time to work on it, you can contest this deletion, but please don't remove the speedy deletion tag from the top.

You can leave a note on my talk page if you have questions. Hama Dryad (talkcontribsemail) 20:29, 2 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Tommy O'Hara

Hi Giantsnowman, I am trying to correct my dads page, Tommy O'Hara. He was born in 1952 not 1953 and he was 63 not 62. Please stop changing this back. Thanks Chloe O'Hara — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 22:07, 2 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Libra Legends

Hi, could you look at Libra Legends it has been edited by an IP that has edited only today and edited same articles as SWASTIK 25 and one of their socks. This article got AfD message on it, but I dont think it has been added correctly to the AFD process. The reason for AfD looks like similar to the one I had at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Rabindra Jayanti which is one of the articles of SWASTIK 25. Qed237 (talk) 13:27, 3 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Sure, not enough for DUCK, but how about the AfD. Has the article been nominated correctly. It does have it's own AfD page. Qed237 (talk) 20:16, 3 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks I will take a closer look later. FYI, I have nominated related 2016 Masters Champions League just now in this AfD if you are interested. Qed237 (talk) 21:43, 3 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Why was my edit on James Ward Prowse considered vandalism

I would like to request why my edit on James Ward Prowse was considered vandalism, what the article originally stated was false, i fixed it. — Preceding unsigned comment added by AntiBadWolf (talkcontribs) 16:47, 3 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hello GS; can you advise how best to proceed with regard to above page. It was created out of a re-direct, relating to the surname 'Merla', by a very new editor who initially just blanked the page. That was quickly restored by another editor but the page was subsequently re-created by the 'new' editor as a page about a company named 'Merla'. It looks to me like promotional or advertising material and is without references. The new ed. also has only edited that page so possibly also COI. Can you help please? I did also raise the issue with the editor who reviewed the page but not had a response as yet. Thanks. Regards, Eagleash (talk) 10:58, 5 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thanks. Eagleash (talk) 14:18, 5 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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Hi, GiantSnowman. You recently blocked Westside20 (talk · contribs) as sock of Antony1821 (talk · contribs). It seems that the editor is back, this time as LifesGood95 (talk · contribs). Beagel (talk) 10:07, 6 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

If I may add, I have also come across this editor and was about to inform GiantSnowman but it looks like Beagel beat me to it. Qed237 (talk) 16:55, 6 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Beagel and Qed237: - thanks guys, I've blocked. GiantSnowman 06:49, 7 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

IP contributions

Hi GS, can you have a look at these IP edits. It's a possible sock of Alexiulian given the first page edited, and recently I'm finding a number of similarly-themed reversions of some of my edits by normally single-account IP's, usually with an uncivil talk page post (this one not as bad as some). I've reverted the Nacional edits. Regards. Eldumpo (talk) 10:22, 6 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Thank you for adding the month for Yvonne Ciannella and changing to European dates for Pierre Boulez, - I missed that ;) - You may have seen that it was more than the hardliners for "no infobox for classical composers" can take. As if he wasn't also a French person and a writer, - they believe we have to dance to their tune. --Gerda Arendt (talk) 10:38, 6 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • Please don't do this again, while trying to claim you are acting within BRD. The recent addition was, as I'm sure you know, the Bold edit that was reverted. Please feel free to Discuss on the talk page to gain consensus. – SchroCat (talk) 08:03, 7 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Two wishes:

  • Please don't replace |alt= which should be used to describe any image to a person who can't see it. I am often too lazy to fill it right away, so need the reminder.
  • Please use |image_upright=, not |image_size=, because a factor reflecting the reader's preferences is preferable to a fixed size. More on accessibility on WP:QAIPOST, --Gerda Arendt (talk) 12:24, 9 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Homosexuality in association football contains the sentence:

Do you know how to rewrite/improve that? The Quixotic Potato (talk) 10:08, 7 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thank you! The Quixotic Potato (talk) 13:20, 7 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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Swastik 25 duck

The IP (talk · contribs · WHOIS) is SWASTIK 25? Qed237 (talk) 14:40, 8 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Okay thanks, I just thought this was a bit suspicious as I left a message on SWASTIK 25 not to create more accounts after a new sock was blocked yesterday, and it is one of his created articles. Qed237 (talk) 18:35, 8 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Carlo Annovazzi

Hi, It was not a test; Annovazzi was A.C. Milan's captain. You can actually check it here. -Bijak riyandi (talk) 12:35, 9 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I'm pretty sure you do. Every Milan captains' page (except for Annovazzi) and many other team captains has it. -Bijak riyandi (talk) 12:55, 9 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Adnan Zahirović

So, I have found a source for his youth international career. This article on his signing for Israeli team gives a summary of his international career at the end, stating that he has made five appearances for the U21 squad and twenty for senior squad. HankMoodyTZ (talk) 19:56, 9 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


banned from WOP. Somebody else reverted you already but I'm not gonna argue. (talk) 20:36, 9 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


biographies and the beautiful game

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Hi, you recently blocked LifesGood95 as a sockpuppet of Antony1821 (see User talk:GiantSnowman/2016#Antony1821). I just spotted QuickSilver95 at the same article DEPA and edit is similar changing imagesize to 280 (diff) and changing links (diff) as LifesGood95 (link diff and image diff). Qed237 (talk) 17:20, 10 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Jeffrey Pino listed at Redirects for discussion

An editor has asked for a discussion to address the redirect Jeffrey Pino. Since you had some involvement with the Jeffrey Pino redirect, you might want to participate in the redirect discussion if you have not already done so. MSJapan (talk) 00:37, 11 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Like I promised... done, my eyes are burning after three hours searching. If you have any "beef" with any of the sources, well that would be a pity.

Attentively -- (talk) 04:08, 12 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

DYK for Mahama Cho

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Hello GS,
I don't know if you remember the probs over the death of Danny Light where Ian King (author CPFC complete record 1905–2011) posted in the CPFC BBS forum that he had died. Similar situation has arisen with Brennan. Ian posted in the forum on 13 October and CPFC official twitter posted on 15 October. DoD at 15 October was added, by another editor, to both Brennan's page and deaths in 2015 using a scraper/mirror site (deadfamous) as ref. It was removed from 'deaths' as unreliable so I removed it from Brennan accordingly. I've now found details at Hugman's which gives the DoD as 13 August. Ian King just said 'recently'. CPFC tweet didn't give a date. Is Hugman regarded as sufficiently reliable? I've updated the page per Hugman but can easily undo it if necessary. Thanks. Regards, Eagleash (talk) 13:11, 14 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thanks. I'll use Hugmans' DoD (13 August). Eagleash (talk) 14:59, 14 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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Alexiulian socks

First things first. Could you please block this IP: User:2a02:2f05:3f:ffff::5679:6d6a. That being said, I'd like a second opinion on this issue. I have been tracking this guy's socks for a while and more or less indiscriminately reverting his edits. For the most part, Alexiulian had let those reversions stand, until now. Most of the edits are inconsequential, but a few, like this one, would be basically constructive if they weren't in such obvious violation of a block. As result, I'm concerned that my edits are becoming pointy. Do grind my teeth and let him have this one? Do I keep reverting? Do I request semi-protection of all UEFA Cup articles (that seems excessive, but it would solve the problem)? Let me know what you think. Sir Sputnik (talk) 17:15, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I am here to do constructive edits how I did with Uefa CUP seasons, by creating infoboxes! I want to improve Wikipedia not to damage the project ! Talk with me please ! I want to know what will happen with this notable and constructive edits ?! We are a team already, with my cousins, broathers, neighbours we can not use only one account ! What to do ? Thank you!--2A02:2F05:3F:FFFF:0:0:5679:6D6A (talk) 17:22, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
We are all ready to improve Wikipedia with infoboxes and constructive edits ! We read all the policies and we are prepared to not revert edits or involve in distuptive edits ! We will ask someone else all the time in this cases!--2A02:2F05:3F:FFFF:0:0:5679:6D6A (talk) 17:30, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Sorry to jump in here GS, but I have noticed you reverting his edits Sir Sputnik. Part of me thinks it is a bit pointy as a lot of what he is doing seems to be genuinely constructive (as noted in what he posted above while I was typing this), but I also understand that he has been blocked for serious socking and is trying to get around it. From this he is obviously prepared to enter into discussion. Is it worth trying to point him in the direction of WP:UTRS? A lot of socks are just a pain, but I can't help but feel that he is just trying to help out and that he is not going to stop using random IPs and so is never going to be unblocked. It might be harsh but I think that we should continue to revert all edits from him with boiler plate notices posted to IP talk pages explaining we know who he is and to remind him of this thread and that he will never get any worthwhile content to stick until, like everyone else he adheres to it. Fenix down (talk) 17:31, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Also, Alexiulian is decided to stay 6 months (5 months left) to be his punishment, but us, we are totally prepared and wait for your confirmation to can create accounts and start improve ! We also (the neighbour with his cousin and a part of gypsies nephew friends) start an English class and we are ready to improve Wikipedia and also we are ready to come to UK and to become ENGLISH citizen like you guys ! We should be all as a family!--2A02:2F05:3F:FFFF:0:0:5679:6D6A (talk) 17:38, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
So you should understand that we are a big family, 12 sibblings, 21 cousins, (and more then 10 interested to do constructive edits including a few neighbors) and we can not suffer all because of alex mistake!--2A02:2F05:3F:FFFF:0:0:5679:6D6A (talk) 17:42, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
You should appreciate that this is quite a serious situation (for WP at least), by continuing to edit when blocked, any substantial contribution you make will be reverted and until you stop this, you will never be unblocked. YOu are also mistaken in thinking that you have five months until you are unblocked. Re-read your talk page, you have been blocked indefinitely. The six month timeframe is the minimum you need to spend away from WP. As you have not stopped using sock puppets, this is still six months, and probably now much longer. Fenix down (talk) 17:47, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Also, please consider that we did not work and not afford to buy computers or laptops so we all share a small LAN ! But, we hope once we get to UK and claim benefits we will afford to buy more laptops and help you guys to improve this encyclopedia! And maybe we will be neighbors once we come in England! You should be understanding also and be our broathers too! We only have one queen !! God save the Queen !--2A02:2F05:3F:FFFF:0:0:5679:6D6A (talk) 17:49, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Sir Sputnik and Fenix down: - I have blocked and reverted per WP:DENY. Alex if you are reading this then the correct way to go about this is WP:OFFER. GiantSnowman 17:56, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

We are more person sharing a computer, we do not afford our personal computer, we live 4 in one room, is not an easy life in Romania! What do you suggest? To create separate accounts and specify which is which (cousin, nephew, neighbor) or ... ? We can use all the same account, because we can not edit in same time because we also can use the computer of the neighbor across the street. We romanians are more close to each other, we visit our neighbors and make friends with their kids, we are not distant with neighbors as you British are! We share everything, even food, clothes or computers!--2A02:2F05:F:FFFF:0:0:567C:FCB0 (talk) 17:58, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Please talk with us, or are you going to block all the street? Read to understand our culture first and you will see why we have more IP`s.--2A02:2F05:F:FFFF:0:0:567C:FCB0 (talk) 17:59, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
You're not helping yourself, you're just wasting your time editing as all that is going to happen is it will be reverted from now on. I did have some sympathy for you previously, but your comments here are not constructive, though they indicate you clearly understand what is going on. Fenix down (talk) 18:00, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Fenix down: While we're discussing this, do either of you know if there's a way to easily track edits from an IPv6 range? I've been using xtools to track him, but that only works for IPv4. Sir Sputnik (talk) 18:04, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
OK I accept with a simple and easy condition, we will stop (even we can generate unlimited IPs for all of my broathers) and get the punishment and respect the law!!! (so it should be). And with this we save your time also!! THE condition: You set a CLOCK on my page with 6 months going down second by second to let anyone know (now, the majority knows about alexiulian) that I am coming back and I did not left forever! I will respect the punishment like in prison, and I will look forward in 6 months that we can edit again ! By then we will improve the English. OK ??-- (talk) 18:18, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

And also GiantSnowman be attentive! Start add [citation needed] before to delete major content!! Give people a chance to find refs ! And also briefly describe your change!!! Otherwise I am going to revert all your edits by morning !! do not forget I have unlimited IPs!!!--2A02:2F05:3F:FFFF:0:0:567C:FCCE (talk) 18:27, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Is no point to block me! Do you understand ?? You have the choice to cooperate or to spend your life reverting edits!--2A02:2F05:3F:FFFF:0:0:567C:FCCE (talk) 18:29, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Alex, there is no ability for us to put a countdown on your user page - but if you come back on 15 August 2016, having not edited the English-language Wikipedia during that time, then WP:OFFER is open for you. However if you continue to make threats to mass-revert or mass-sock I will seek a site-ban and you will never be allowed back. OK? GiantSnowman 18:29, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I would argue a site ban is already in order, given the fairly extreme level recidivism. I'll work up an WP:AN post and let you know when I'm done. Sir Sputnik (talk) 18:33, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Do you think this is the only device (laptop / computer) I can use?--2A02:2F05:3F:FFFF:0:0:567C:FCCE (talk) 18:36, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
IT ALL DEPENDS ON ME GUYS !! and I will take the site-ban till 15 August 2016 (because I am a nice guy)! It will be the best option TO CAN STOP DOING CONSTRUCTIVE EDITS ! Do you guarantee that you will unblock me on 15 August 2016 ?--2A02:2F05:F:FFFF:0:0:5679:6D21 (talk) 18:41, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Yes, it does depend on you. Do I guarantee that you will be unblocked on 15 August 2016? No, I cannot do that. However, if you are able to show that you have learnt from your block, i.e. that you are now able to edit constructively and in collaboration with other editors, then I see no reason why you will not be unblocked. GiantSnowman 18:44, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

OK ! DONE ! and also in that day I will revert all of my constructive edits, Sir Sputnik keep this list: User:Sir Sputnik/Socks and on 16 August everything constructive will be reverted! SEE you then guys! Bye!--2A02:2F05:F:FFFF:0:0:567C:FEDC (talk) 18:49, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Sir Sputnik: - I suggest you hold off on the ANI site-ban thread for now. It is unlikely it would pass and you would just be wasting your time. GiantSnowman 18:52, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I find that hard to believe, and very disappointing if it's true. I assume you've seen the personal attacks he's made against Eldumpo. He's made a few against me, including one that was apparently so egregious that it had to be removed from the public archive. He's made baseless allegations of misconduct against the two of us. And now he's threatening even more disruption. If that's not ban worthy, I honestly don't know what is. That being said I will hold of on the ANI thread. I'm not entirely sure if I believe hims, but if he's serious about accepting the standard offer, a ban motion would likely provoke more sockpuppetry. We'll find out soon enough I guess. Sir Sputnik (talk) 19:08, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Exactly - a user made threats to sock but has come to his senses and has agreed to go away for 6 months and then come back per OFFER? That won't pass. If he evades the block again, or makes more threats, then I'll start ANI thread myself. GiantSnowman 19:18, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Ok I see things are going to be left for now but it's not just 'threats to sock', he has already 'been socking'. Eldumpo (talk) 21:28, 15 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Gaston Sauro

Please explain to me what 'constructive' is? Was my edit wrong saying 'in Major League Soccer'? Is the English wrong? is it supposed to say 'of Major League Soccer'? Ewyourfaceew (talk) 23:42, 15 February 2016 (UTC) ewyourfaceewReply[reply]

Pic vandal

Remember this situation (please see here I only messaged User:Struway2 because he was the only one I remember having been directly involved in the first "situation", but now he directed me to you as the original "enforcer".

I think I have explained it all in the message of which I now send you a "copy", but feel free to ask further if you have any doubts. I leave it to your better judgement, best wishes -- (talk) 15:44, 16 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


A new sock of User:Antony1821? Looks like it if you look at article like Evangelos Mytilineos and DEPA. Qed237 (talk) 16:16, 17 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Moshe Dayan

Hi GiantSnowman I assume you didn't mean to break the two dates here - I guess you had just meant to just edit the birth_place but I wasn't sure - so I'll leave it for you to look at again. Regards KylieTastic (talk) 21:58, 17 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

African football players

The Football Barnstar
For your work on individual African football players articles over time I give you this barnstar in the hope that it will encourage you to expand to edit articles on many more players from Africa. Jack Bornholm (talk) 00:36, 19 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


That user added hundreds of empty broadcasting sections. How to deal with those? He was blocked before. -Koppapa (talk) 07:56, 21 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

User preferences

My preference: respect for user preferences, shown in |image_upright=, as a factor of the user's image-size preference, vs. a fixed |image_size= which ignores the user's wishes. --Gerda Arendt (talk) 15:20, 21 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

User HankMoodyTZ

Hi! User HankMoodyTZ is still adding unsourced content into the artciles, despite the final warning I gave him today:User_talk:HankMoodyTZ#February_2016_2. He was warned several times in the past by other users ingluding you. I corrected today some stats is several articles in accordance with the sources, but he reverted my edits without any explentations like, [4], [5], [6] and [7]. Please help me to deal with this disruptive editor, beacuse since a long time he don't want to adapt to the rules of Wikipedia.--Oleola (talk) 19:26, 21 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hi! User HankMoodyTZ created a new profile:

--Josepolivares (talk) 21 February 2016 (UTC)

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Several of the commonly known molecules.
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New user posts

See these contributions, I think they might be Alexiulian, although in any case unlikely to be a completely new user. See also post they've made at ANI. My posts were reflecting the sources. @Sir Sputnik: @Qed237: Eldumpo (talk) 21:32, 22 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Eldumpo: I dont have much time to look in to it at the moment, but from what I can see it is not the typical articles edited by Alexiulian so I dont think it is him. But on the other hand you can never be sure. However, as you say it does not look like it is a completely new editor. Qed237 (talk) 21:42, 22 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Eldumpo: I think this editors contributions are suspicious enough that it might be worthwhile to get some CheckUser evidence in this case. That being said, I agree with QED. My gut reaction is that this is not Alexiulian. They're ANI post in particular lacks the language errors I would expect from him. Sir Sputnik (talk) 21:45, 22 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


...for mentioning you in User:Struway2's page in what seemed not the most favourable of lights. I hit the walls everytime I see you doing that which is mentioned in the text, but I know it's ALWAYS for the best of the project, the only compliment you need to hear from me surely. At least I had the courtesy of piping you, like I did to Struway here.

Best wishes (hopefully you'll accept my sincere apologies, if not, not much I can do sadly), from Portugal -- (talk) 01:36, 23 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • Welcome back! You don't accept them, I suppose? I also see you (and several others!) are having quite a handful with that sock extraordinaire, good luck with that. -- (talk) 14:48, 25 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

May all the corners of your new abode fit together in perfect harmony (or whatever that may mean, the "science" I mean, my words are from the heart!) -- (talk) 20:06, 25 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Given that he's registered new sockpuppets, I should let you know that I've filed a WP:CBAN motion at WP:AN#Motion for WP:CBAN against User:Alexiulian25.

Timothy Fosu-Mensah

Hello GS, could you please restore the edit history of Timothy Fosu-Mensah prior to it being deleted by you earlier this month. Thanks, JMHamo (talk) 16:29, 28 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Greek verbatim IP

New address, this one has been (being) fairly used (please see here -- (talk) 17:22, 28 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


I'm sure someone will grab it in a minute, but just in case the UAA gets overlooked, you were the last active admin in my watchlist, thanks! - Starship9000BOT (talk · contribs · deleted contribs · nuke contribs · logs · filter log · block user · block log) -- samtar talk or stalk 21:57, 28 February 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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George Harrison - Footballer

Good evening,

Thanks for your message regarding my updates to the George Harrison page and references. I recently discovered his grave and, working with Everton and the EFC Heritage Society, his grave was recently marked. The information that I am adding was compiled by the EFC Heritage Society in a booklet that they produced for the short unveiling ceremony, would it be possible for you to add this in the reference section. Most of what I will be adding is from the same source.

Best wishes — Preceding unsigned comment added by Thesouthderbyshirehistorian (talkcontribs) 19:01, 1 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

George Harrison - footballer source of info


The booklet was distributed to guests and is titled 'EFC Heritage Society, George Harrison, 1892-1939'. They researched George and included the information in the booklet (some contributions from myself also). There is no reference to any particular author as it was mainly put together by various people.

Thank you — Preceding unsigned comment added by Thesouthderbyshirehistorian (talkcontribs) 19:06, 1 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Vandalism by

User with ip-address is adding a lot of unsourced content (most of which is obvious vandalism) to various Indian football pages, some of which have you been reverted by you as well. I have already left a warning message on talk the page, but he/she has not stopped. What's the next action that can be taken? Coderzombie (talk) 18:38, 2 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

A barnstar for you!

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Hi, could you please hide some revisions of involving threats at User talk:Ilirsejdiu? Qed237 (talk) 23:18, 2 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Done, by an other editor. Thanks anyway. Qed237 (talk) 23:24, 2 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Greek IP nuisance

And another (please see here, continues to treat WP as a sports newspaper!

Cheers (and are you done with your moving in? Hopefully) -- (talk) 23:20, 2 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Hi GiantSnowman, you undid an edit of mine on Riyad Mahrez's page citing that scoring a goal is not a notable achievement. However, if you go back to the edit you'll find that it not only refers to the goal he scored but a also to a personal seasonal milestone and the importance of the goal in the scheme of the season. Surely that's worth considering? Not making a thing of it but just wondering if that wouldn't make it notable enough. Cheers, Liam E. Bekker (talk) 20:32, 5 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I was asking. Similar references to seasonal landmarks are made on Wayne Rooney's page (see para 4 in 2009-10 season) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Liam E. Bekker (talkcontribs) 20:49, 5 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
"While not a strict OSE reasoning, the overarching concept remains, that of precedent and consistency throughout the Wikipedia project." - that's what I took from all of that. Anyway, I don't mind that it was reverted. I just wanted to know your reasons for doing so. Thanks for all the changes to the Dennis van der Heijden page too. Liam E. Bekker (talk) 20:57, 5 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I was under the impression that personal milestones were worthy of inclusion. As you explained, this particular one is not and though I don't necessarily agree with you (as I don't feel it's just another goal as stated above) I've got no problem accepting it. Liam E. Bekker (talk) 21:10, 5 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Racing Club de Bruxelles

Why do you revert my corrections on the Racing Club de Bruxelles players? They never played for Rhodienne-Den Hoek and categorizing them as Rhodienne-Den Hoek players is incorrect? Akadunzio (talk) 13:05, 6 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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Eugene Delacroix - Liberty Leading the People
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Question about a userpage

Just a quick question about a userpage. Does User:Fabio Rafael Eidelwein comply with policy? I'm not quite sure whether it violates Wikipedia:FAKEARTICLE. The person in question seems real, at least according to this source but hasn't played at a league level in Germany that would justify an article. Regards, Calistemon (talk) 23:38, 7 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I'm ready

After my TV/internet server overhaul, I have this IP (I have some concerns that it may be dynamic, at least it was after I shut it down/connected it the first time).

It will be much more practical for everybody overall (for contact purposes) if I just create another account, sick and tired of letting that Benfica punk think he won (and by the way he's till there, leaving summaries full of HATRED for Porto, Sporting and sometimes even Benfica coaches/president/players, and he even swears/taunts when presenting his unblock defence! Have a look at this one, if it's not the same person that nearly drove me away from WP, then there are TWO of them, "double" disgusting).

So, if you please, can you reinstate my previous user page "goodies" under WaxOnWaxOff, if no naming violations occur? A small tribute to Pat Morita, and the fact that we do a lot of "scrubbing" (updates, undoing idiocies) around here?

Regards --2001:8A0:7648:6001:78E8:BCD7:2FB9:C7D5 (talk) 21:49, 8 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • So, what are the options? Can you create a new account with my suggestion then add just the basic technicalities. I remember you wrote something to the effect of "X is a Portuguese editor who... the beautiful game", then to the right we had a column with my language skills (LEVEL 4 English, 4 French, 4 Spanish), and the thing I now (I suppose) have to earn again, my reviewer rights. --2001:8A0:7648:6001:78E8:BCD7:2FB9:C7D5 (talk) 22:07, 8 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Okeydokey. What happens if the naming is not allowed? Will I receive a message notifying me of that sooner than later? --2001:8A0:7648:6001:78E8:BCD7:2FB9:C7D5 (talk) 22:09, 8 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Just a minute

Hi GS. I came across the following footballers who played less than half of a single match in FPL.

  • Artyom Vasev (90th minute sub on 7 July 2013), no appearances before or since
  • Artyom Pshenichnikov (23 minutes played as sub on 30 Oct 2010), no appearances before or since
  • Baba Ndaw Seck (90th minute sub on 16 November 2013), no appearances before or since
I'm sure there's more, that's just "A", but is there a precedent here? Batch AfD? Something else? Thanks, C679 16:03, 9 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Rules and copyright

Hi, look at 2016 UEFA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament and tell me if rules are copyright? It is not something we can change and modify of our own. The tiebreakers are a list of what happens, nothing we can change and it is used on so many articles. Please advice. Qed237 (talk) 22:24, 9 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Mighty GS,

1 - I have copied some basics from another fellow user's page, please add/correct anything if you see it fit; 2 - even with an account, I am still "forced" to enter the "letterage" whenever I insert a source to my edits, is this normal?

Attentively --Be Quiet AL (talk) 19:28, 10 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • Thanks are in order. Next question, has to be posed because it's been a long time (loooooong) since I first asked it: how do I operate to stop receiving message notifications on my personal e-mail? --Be Quiet AL (talk) 21:15, 10 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Be Quiet AL, click on the Preferences link (upper right-hand corner of screen) and go to Notifications. Uncheck the email boxes that might be checked. Liz Read! Talk! 21:20, 10 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Christos Mavridis AfD

I suspect this failed to ping you properly, since I misspelled your username. In any case, you may want to revisit your !vote in the AfD. Sir Sputnik (talk) 15:53, 11 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Nomination of Michael Beesley for deletion

A discussion is taking place as to whether the article Michael Beesley is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.

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Users may edit the article during the discussion, including to improve the article to address concerns raised in the discussion. However, do not remove the article-for-deletion notice from the top of the article. Uhooep (talk) 03:34, 12 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Re: Schönfeld

Hello, See also [8] and [9]. --Civa61 (talk) 09:57, 12 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

...has been evading his block using User:Mattcressey123, which I've indef blocked. Mattythewhite (talk) 17:05, 12 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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A typical Swedish school lunch.
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Reverting shirt numbers


I saw that you were reverting some edits of shirt numbers on some football pages I created. From what I've seen, the edits that the IP-logged user made was changes that also were on the only references given in the articles. I wonder why you felt the need to revert those edits. I'm going to revert back to the correct numbers given in the references in the article which is trustworthy. I wonder how you felt you contributed to the Wikipedia community by these reverts, thank you for reading. // Psemmler (talk) 21:12, 15 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Welcome to WP, BQAL... I will reinstate it, believe me. --Be Quiet AL (talk) 22:05, 15 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • Seems kind fellow user User:Drmies has picked up the slack, I tipped him because it would be, in all likelihood, very difficult to arrange sources in English (obscure Dutch player, albeit international, retired almost 20 years ago). I have already removed the second part of the previous message, it seemed like I was asking if you had anything against me and that is not fair to you. I do admit I was seething when I saw your removal, but I know (for the 1,000000000th time, I bet you are tired of hearing the same over and over again) it was for the good of the project. --Be Quiet AL (talk) 01:34, 16 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I also did a bit now, profitting from one external link as reference as much as I hate it tough. I have not reinstated anything about his Lokeren spell, and I have not touched the tags you inserted, not for me to do. --Be Quiet AL (talk) 03:48, 16 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Be Quiet AL and Drmies: - I didn't claim there was a BLP violation, I claimed there was unsourced content - and also POV, just look at "Peeper met diverse fates: after three solid years [...] one unassuming spell with lowly", completely inappropriate. Also we don't need English-language sources, you should know that by now. GiantSnowman 08:08, 16 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • I rewrote the somewhat flowery language, as you saw, and I know you didn't make that claim--I don't really like restoring unsourced content, so I thought I'd try to be comprehensive in my edit summary. Drmies (talk) 15:30, 16 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I understand. I have done more, are the tags good to go or not? --Be Quiet AL (talk) 16:07, 16 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • Looks good to me. What do you say, GS? Hey, AL, thanks for working on those little articles for minor players--they are also important. I feel for that guy, such promise. I wish you could read the (Dutch) article I added: he had a tough career. Drmies (talk) 16:32, 16 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thank you both! Two more refs added, but I still ain't touching those tags until someone 1 - removes them; 2 - tells me I can remove. --Be Quiet AL (talk) 17:38, 16 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Be Quiet AL and Drmies: a lot better, cheers guys! GiantSnowman 17:56, 16 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Jamie Vardy / BLP privacy

We had a message on Talk:Jamie Vardy asking us to remove reference to a Mail on Sunday article which named his biological father. As said Mail article has been deleted, I found it necessary to remove the link.

However, I am not sure about the BLP policy on this. The story has also been reported, not just in tabloid junk like the Star and Metro but in another Star, that of Sheffield [10] which I am sure has higher journalistic integrity and through being based in the city would be instantly held accountable if breaking someone's privacy.

Do you have any ideas on the policy? '''tAD''' (talk) 23:20, 16 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Racing Club de Bruxelles

Dear GiantSnowman, is it possible to give me an answer about my question? I have the impression that you block my corrections without knowing why. Akadunzio (talk) 23:30, 16 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Rod Durham listed at Redirects for discussion

An editor has asked for a discussion to address the redirect Rod Durham. Since you had some involvement with the Rod Durham redirect, you might want to participate in the redirect discussion if you have not already done so. Steel1943 (talk) 03:34, 18 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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Critic by Lajos Tihanyi. Oil on canvas, c.1916.
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Greek verbatim punk

In Zeca (footballer), you can find their last two IP addresses (those right before my cleanup). I also have a hunch User:GEORGEKAL69 might be them, judging by the message they have received in their talkpage. The latter is just a (solid) hunch, but of the former I have ZERO doubt, continues to engage in WP:NOTNEWS, overlinking until the cows come home and language like "shock loss" (cause it's against THEIR team!) or "fortunately we did not lose", etc, etc.

Happy rest/Easter --Be Quiet AL (talk) 00:40, 25 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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The Gates of Hell sculpture by Auguste Rodin, an example depicting the concept of the gates of hell
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Could you restore the article, providing it was about the South African footballer. As an international and having played in The Football League, he meets the criteria for WP:NFOOTY. VEOonefive 10:50, 30 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Alex Iwobi

Hey, umm, Alexander Iwobi is his name according to both his Twitter and his Instagram. How does that constitute vandalism? 2001:1C00:1310:E800:BCF0:2E7F:2F57:EC79 (talk) 18:02, 30 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Trevin Caeser

That wasn't vandalism. The reason why I did that was because he scored two goals at a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification match against St. Vincent and the Grenadines Proof: JerrySa1 (talk) 00:58, 31 March 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Hello Mr.GiantSnowman, Thank you for your notice, and I provided a reliable sources, Good luck. --MeeshQ8 (talk) 21:48, 1 April 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Edits to Dipo Akinyemi

Substantiation added. --User: 12:54, 3 April 2016 (UTC)

Edits to Ghassimu Sow

Substantiation added. --User: 12:54, 3 April 2016 (UTC)

Edits to Dulwich Hamlet F.C.

Squad changes all made in accordance with recent player moves - as such, your reversion has been undone: - Kenny Beaney in - - Roman Michael-Percil in - - Dipo Akinyemi in - - Lawrence Yiga in - - Oshane Brown return from loan - - Dereece Thompson included in 1st team squad - - Albert Jarrett out - - Dean McDonald out - --User: 12:54, 3 April 2016 (UTC)

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