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"I hope Bsadowski1 gets hit by a semi truck"[change source]

Please block "I hope Bsadowski1 gets hit by a semi truck" as they are a sock of that same person. Computer Fizz (talk) 02:50, 7 August 2016 (UTC)

Oh wait, they're already blocked. please QD their talk page as it is vandalism. Computer Fizz (talk) 02:52, 7 August 2016 (UTC)
@Computer Fizz: The page itself was not vandalism, even if the user name was bad. I deleted it as created by an indeffed user. For future reference, this is not the place to request qds. --Auntof6 (talk) 02:59, 7 August 2016 (UTC)
I know, but it started out as a different request then changed to a QD, so that kinda slipped by me. Sorry 'bout that. Computer Fizz (talk) 03:01, 7 August 2016 (UTC)

Semi-protection requested[change source]

Please semi-protect the article paintball for a brief period of time. Two IPs and a new (non-auto-confirmed) editor have been arguing about which spam links to add to the article. Etamni | ✉   13:31, 9 August 2016 (UTC)

YesY Yes, I had thought about this this yesterday. Macdonald-ross (talk) 15:13, 9 August 2016 (UTC)

More semi-protection requested[change source]

One or more IP's have been changing signed comments at User talk:Eddybrad. While it is possible that it is simply the (mostly inactive) user making changes while logged out -- indeed, the style of the edits looks similar -- it is not clear that this is the case. The user is auto-confirmed, so semi-protection of the talk page will not unduly impact the user, while providing protection against changes made to signed comments by one or more anonymous IP users. Etamni | ✉   14:02, 14 August 2016 (UTC)

Not really worth a protection, imo. -Barras talk 02:50, 16 August 2016 (UTC)

Accuracy of content dealing with 38th and 39th parliaments in the Ontario Legislature[change source]

Just read your info on this and the references to the official opposition leader in both the 38th and 39th parliaments are incorrect. I was the opposition leader for a good chunk of the 38th and around 2 years for the 39th. You have listed John Tory in that role. For much of the 38th John Tory was not a member of the legislature and for the 39th he was NEVER a member and hence, COULD not be leader of the opposition. That was my job and hopefully you will consider correcting those references. Thank you.

Bob Runciman

Senator, Ontario, 1000 Islands and Rideau Lakes — This unsigned comment was added by 24.114.76.209 (talk • changes) at 19:10, 19 August 2016‎.

I think this was meant for the English WP. I've made a change there. Debouch (talk) 01:37, 20 August 2016 (UTC)