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Welcome[change source]

Hello, IAmSwiz, and welcome to the Simple English Wikipedia! Thank you for your changes.

You may want to begin by reading these pages:

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You can change any pages you want! Any changes you make can be seen right away. You can ask questions at Wikipedia:Simple talk. At the end of your messages on talk pages, please sign your name by clicking Insert-signature.png or using four tildes (~~~~); this will show your username and the date.

If you need help just click here and type {{helpme}} and your question and someone will reply to you shortly.

Good luck and happy changing! RPBG πŸ’¬ πŸ–Š 22:33, 25 April 2021 (UTC)

April 2021[change source]

Hello! Yes, the language may be complex, but simple English Wikipedia, does not mean short Wikipedia. If you take a look at our featured articles (see the main page) some are quite long in length, but the language is simple. Thank you very much for understanding! :-) Tsugaru Let's Talk! :) 🍁 01:43, 26 April 2021 (UTC)

Information.svg We like and strongly encourage helpful changes to Wikipedia, but an article you created was directly copied and pasted from the main English Wikipedia. Please do not do that. Such articles are usually too complex. They need to be simplified before or immediately after being added to the Simple English Wikipedia. In addition, be sure to include attribution on the article's talk page. Thank you. Tsugaru Let's Talk! :) 🍁 21:58, 26 April 2021 (UTC)

I am really sorry about that, I'll make sure to not do that again. Take care, Swiz | Ping!

Ok, that will be very much appreciated. RPBG πŸ’¬ πŸ–Š 22:22, 26 April 2021 (UTC)

Making pages[change source]

Hi Swiz, when making pages, could you please remember to bold the title when it's first used? And also, if you can, can you categorise the articles (e.g. with Bombala, New South Wales, add Category:Towns in New South Wales) and mark them as stubs? You can use HotCat and Twinkle to do this. Thanks for making new pages here! --Ferien (talk) 16:02, 29 April 2021 (UTC)

Hi Ferien, I don't think I can use twinkle or HotCat, I edit using a phone. But I'll try to bold the titles. Regards IAmSwiz (talk) 21:25, 29 April 2021 (UTC)

Oh, just add categories to the bottom of the article (above stubs though). So in Bombala, New South Wales you'd add Category:Towns in New South Wales. Regards, --Ferien (talk) 21:27, 29 April 2021 (UTC)

Yeah, I believe that’s a good idea. RPBG πŸ’¬ πŸ–Š 21:35, 29 April 2021 (UTC)

Question[change source]

Hello, why are you removing messsages from other's talkpages? Generally I understand if its vandalism, but unless you are that IP, please don't remove them. Thanks! Tsugaru Let's Talk! :) 🍁 23:55, 29 April 2021 (UTC)

It is me. That was my old IP address before I created an account. Regards, IAmSwiz (talk) 00:26, 30 April 2021 (UTC)

Cool! Thanks for the heads up :-) --Tsugaru Let's Talk! :) 🍁 00:34, 30 April 2021 (UTC)

BLP Notice[change source]

Information icon Hello, I'm PotsdamLamb. I noticed that you made a change to an article, Chris Reifert, but you didn't provide a reliable source. It's been removed and archived in the page history for now, but if you'd like to include a citation and re-add it, please do so! If you need guidance on referencing, please see Wikipedia:Citing sources, or if you think I made a mistake, you can leave me a message on my talk page. Thank you. Remember, when creating articles about living or deceased persons, bands, notable people, etc., you MUST ALWAYS cite reliable sources. PotsdamLamb (talk) 01:01, 30 April 2021 (UTC)

I'm... a little unsure why that message was posted. Nothing was removed from the page. Of course the article can and should be expanded with references, but there is nothing that has been removed. Perhaps in future, it would be better to make the effort to help add references to the page, rather then incorrectly warn editors who are new and trying to help.--Gordonrox24 | Talk 01:17, 30 April 2021 (UTC)
@Gordonrox24: The article was created without a source on a living person stating something to the effect of he is the greatest guitar player of all time. It is not my responsibility to source everything in articles, as that is left to the editor and this was the template I felt best so the user can read up on the requirements of a BLP. Also I don’t read pages in which I post notices, so I apologize for the 28 day late response. Perhaps in the future ping me so I get the notification. Thanks! PotsdamLamb (talk) 21:28, 27 May 2021 (UTC)

Quick deletion of Sp. z.o.o.[change source]

Your article, Sp. z.o.o., was selected for quick deletion (not by me), because it does not say why it is notable. Lights and freedom (talk) 03:30, 30 April 2021 (UTC)

Hello, theres an article on the English Wikipedia. IAmSwiz (talk) 02:39, 1 May 2021 (UTC)

If you want to make a new article about this, you should describe why it's important and use sources. If you need time to work on it, you can also write it in your userspace, like User:IAmSwiz/Sp. z.o.o. and then move it to the correct name later. Lights and freedom (talk) 15:34, 1 May 2021 (UTC)
Actually, when I saw the article you wrote, I read it wrong. I think other people may have also read it wrong. I thought it was about a particular company, when it is actually about a type of company. Maybe that's why it got deleted. Lights and freedom (talk) 15:36, 1 May 2021 (UTC)
(talk page stalker) If you disagree with the deletion, you can contest at Deletion Review, Please note the article will not be restored without a clear rationale on why it should be kept --Tsugaru Let's Talk! :) 🍁 21:08, 2 May 2021 (UTC)

Coordinates[change source]

Coordinates are perfectly fine in articles. They should be on all pages of locations but they are not. There is no need to remove them. I am going to revert the one as AGF. Thanks! PotsdamLamb (talk) 21:38, 11 May 2021 (UTC)

Linking[change source]

Hello - we do not link partial items like you did on school. The correct way to do this is [[education|educational]]. Having [[education]]al splits the word. I have already made the change for you. After the | (called a pipe) is what you want it to say, in this instance educational but linked to education. I hope this helps you. PotsdamLamb (talk) 21:17, 27 May 2021 (UTC)

@PotsdamLamb: This is not true. The correct way to do it is [[education]]al. -Djsasso (talk) 11:44, 28 May 2021 (UTC)
@Djsasso: I do not see -al as a suffix. Looking it up, it is not plural either. The Wikipedia:Manual_of_Style#Wikilinking states to only do it when making it plural. (i.e. -s, -es. -ies, etc.) -al is not making it plural. Do you have something to show to the contrary? PotsdamLamb (talk) 16:07, 28 May 2021 (UTC)
@PotsdamLamb: Doesn't say only when making plural, says like when making it a plural as an example. al is a suffix. List of suffixes. -Djsasso (talk) 16:11, 28 May 2021 (UTC)
@Djsasso: Thank you for pointing out the error. I do stand corrected. PotsdamLamb (talk) 20:17, 28 May 2021 (UTC)

May 2021[change source]

Information.svg Welcome to Wikipedia. You might not have done it on purpose, but your recent change removed helpful information from Wikipedia. We ask that you do not remove things from pages, as you did to "Human penis", without giving a good reason in the change summary. If it was a mistake, do not worry. The part of the article you removed has been put back. If you want to try things out, please use the sandbox. If you would like to learn how to help Wikipedia, please see the welcome page. Thank you. Wikipedia is not censored, so photos are allowed to be used to illustrate article subjects. This includes photos of body parts, so the photo you removed has been put back. Auntof6 (talk) 21:32, 30 May 2021 (UTC)

I really was expecting a diagram, or something similar, the first thing I expected to see was definitely not an actual picture of an erect penis.IAmSwiz (talk) 22:05, 30 May 2021 (UTC)
You're welcome to discuss changing the image to a diagram. Note, however, that the penis in that image is not erect. --Auntof6 (talk) 22:30, 30 May 2021 (UTC)

Date format[change source]

Hello, IAmSwiz. Thank you for your work here. I noticed that you formatted dates in some articles to look like this: 3 July, 2001. Please don't use commas with that format. When using the dmy date format (day first, then month, then year), commas are not used as they are in the mdy (month, day, year) format. You can read about date formats at Wikipedia:Manual of Style#Dates. Thanks again, and feel free to ask any questions you might have. --Auntof6 (talk) 22:01, 30 May 2021 (UTC)

Please send me an email[change source]

Hello, IAmSwiz. Please email me so that I can explain why I reverted some of the changes to your user page. Thanks. --Auntof6 (talk) 18:43, 3 June 2021 (UTC)

I'm not really sure how to IAmSwiz (talk) 21:18, 3 June 2021 (UTC)

Go to my user page and click on the "Email this user" link along the left side of the page. I have something I need you to know, and I can't put it online. --Auntof6 (talk) 22:06, 3 June 2021 (UTC)

Ok IAmSwiz (talk) 22:19, 3 June 2021 (UTC)

I don't see it. -IAmSwiz (talk) 22:23, 3 June 2021 (UTC)

(talk page stalker) if you go to Special:EmailUser/Auntof6 you should be able to send an email to Auntof6. --Ferien (talk) 15:09, 4 June 2021 (UTC)

@User:Ferien it says

No send address You must be logged in and have a working e-mail address in your settings to send e-mail to other users.

Return to Main Page -- IAmSwiz (talk) 16:40, 4 June 2021 (UTC)

Try confirming your email at Special:Preferences. Darubrub (Let me know) 16:41, 4 June 2021 (UTC)

@Darubrub I tried that and I can't find anything in my emails. IAmSwiz (talk) 20:52, 4 June 2021 (UTC)

You might not have an email connected to your Wikipedia account. That's OK. Instead, you can send an email to the admins mailing list with a subject that has my user name in it. That mailing list is --Auntof6 (talk) 23:53, 4 June 2021 (UTC)

@Auntof6, I subscribed to the mailing list thing and I recieved an email asking me to confirm it was me, and when i tried confirming it, it gave me this message:

"Something went wrong

HTTP Error 404: Token expired or invalid."

I tried it again and i got the same message. I'm very sorry for all the trouble I've caused you for this, should you email me instead? Regards, IAmSwiz (talk) 01:03, 5 June 2021 (UTC)

No worries. You can't subscribe to the mailing list, you just send an email to the email address I gave. I can't email you because you don't haven't enabled email on your account, and I don't want you to give your email here online where others could see it. --Auntof6 (talk) 01:07, 5 June 2021 (UTC)

Auntof6 Thank you, that makes sense. What do I write in the email? IAmSwiz (talk) 01:10, 5 June 2021 (UTC)

You can put my user name in the subject, and in the body just put something like "This is the email that Auntof6 asked me to send." --Auntof6 (talk) 01:13, 5 June 2021 (UTC)

Much appreciated, until next time, be well. -IAmSwiz (talk) 01:15, 5 June 2021 (UTC)

Auntof6 I've sent the message. IAmSwiz (talk) 01:23, 5 June 2021 (UTC)

Got it, thanks. I just replied. --Auntof6 (talk) 01:28, 5 June 2021 (UTC)

Hello[change source]

Hello @IAmSwiz I am building the draft User:Suryabeej/Himesh Reshammiya would you please consider removing the deletion tag from it, it is unnecessary placed there, Thanks Suryabeej   β‹ talkβ‹‘ 15:04, 11 June 2021 (UTC)

My apologies, I misread your user page. The way you phrased your user page made it look like an article. Take care. --IAmSwiz (talk) 15:06, 11 June 2021 (UTC)

Reverting those editors[change source]

After a while, just stop reverting both editors. They are both banned by the Wikimedia Foundation and it is best to wait for an administrator or steward to deal with it. If you need any more information about them, you can email me. Regards, --Ferien (talk) 17:22, 9 July 2021 (UTC)

@Ferien Thanks, I believe that would be a good idea. A block on those IPs would be great. - IAmSwiz (talk) 17:25, 9 July 2021 (UTC)

NGGYU[change source]

You know the acronym.

Well, you got me back for rick rolling you. As a symbol of shame, I have worn {'{User:Elytrian/RickRolled}'}. However, you too, have been rickrolled. And as a result, you too must wear this symbol. Please insert {'{User:Elytrian/RickRolled}'} on your user page's source. (Remove the quotation marks, otherwise nothing will happen) Elytrian (contact) 04:16, 16 July 2021 (UTC)

Dang! IAmSwiz (talk) 14:33, 16 July 2021 (UTC)