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[edit] RFC regarding topic

http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Forum:Need_irc_club

[edit] Thanks

For erasing past attempts I made to make this article readable. Fuck you very much. Plutoniumboss (talk) 18:36, 14 March 2016 (UTC)

What did I do wrong? Proxima Centauri (talk) 18:40, 14 March 2016 (UTC)

Not much, really. I lost about two hours' of work when my power was cut suddenly, and you were the first person in my cross hairs. I was childish, I apologize. Plutoniumboss (talk) 13:10, 17 March 2016 (UTC)
I would never for 2 hours solid without saving my work. if you save work regularly unexpected power cuts shouldn't do so much harm. Proxima Centauri (talk) 14:52, 17 March 2016 (UTC)
I'm a gambler, what can I say. At least it's not off track betting. Plutoniumboss (talk) 22:15, 17 March 2016 (UTC)

And now you're on my shit list again. Proxima, there is a vicious rumor going on around the wiki that you're not very bright. You aren't doing much to dissuade it, when you lumber into an article to add "removed" material that was not removed, only moved to a lower section Plutoniumboss (talk) 22:58, 26 June 2016 (UTC).

Where did I do that? Proxima Centauri (talk) 07:53, 27 June 2016 (UTC)
The bit about Falwell Jr. was moved to the bottom. Nothing of your was removed. Plutoniumboss (talk) 21:33, 27 June 2016 (UTC)
And the stupid continues. Plutoniumboss (talk) 22:52, 27 June 2016 (UTC)

[edit] Coyne

I just looked Jerry Coyne up in Google. The 'Atheism Wiki' article on Jerry Coyne that I wrote came on page 3 of Google while the RationalWiki article that many of the mob contributed to came on page 5 of Google. Does that show low intelligence?? Proxima Centauri (talk) 11:02, 27 June 2016 (UTC)
You might have personalized web search on. Google, with PWS off, has RW as the 19th result. HairyFelineTuber (talk/stalk) 11:41, 27 June 2016 (UTC)
Ps. It doesn't show low intelligence, or bad intention. Th hug.gif Reverend Black Percy (talk) 11:58, 27 June 2016 (UTC)

[edit] Just a minor note

Hey buddy! Just wanted to quietly link you to this, which was appropriately blanked by moderator Gerard, but who also chose not to hide the revisions (so it's nothing particular to just link you to it, since you could find it anyways). I wanted to stick to his decision to not talk about what's been happening with all that on this site, but since you had participated in the discussion with me, I just wanted you to see where the discussion had went, what it had amounted to prior to blanking, and to see the decision rightly taken by Gerard. All the best, Reverend Black Percy (talk) 11:38, 27 June 2016 (UTC)

I won't take sides unless there's more than speculation. Let's see if this gets to court. Proxima Centauri (talk) 11:45, 27 June 2016 (UTC)

[edit] We have to talk about your edits

Hey dude. I sampled 10 of your most recent edits, and 8 of them had blatant spelling errors, added sentences that made no sense the way they were inserted, or were phrased so poorly as to affect readability (never mind impairing the general flow of the article text). This is a huge fucking problem, man. Your sources are good and your additions often have a point, but you can't keep inserting text that looks like it's been passed through Google translate into mainspace. Could you please go back in your contributions list and fix all the errors before continuing on with other edits? I'd suck to have to revert all of them instead. Please work with me here. All the best, Reverend Black Percy (talk) 15:04, 6 August 2016 (UTC)

You've been getting at me ever since I disagreed with you about Hemant Mehta. I think you're exaggerating the problems with my typing and you're just trying to get me further. Proxima Centauri (talk) 15:22, 6 August 2016 (UTC)

Jesus Christ dude, I gave you clear reasons in black and white above, yet you try to sideline those reasons entirely by instead accusing me of having some kind of hidden motive against you? Are you seriously off your rocker completely dude?
First of all, I haven't disagreed with you on anything. Me saying "Thanks for the link!" and "There's some problems with Mehta that made me sad to hear about" (as I liked Mehta); how is that me somehow disagreeing with you? Besides, I didn't even reply to your longer thing about AtheismWiki. I've certainly not been arguing with you about that. So please, cut the persecution complex.
Besides, why would I be after you?! I keep saying that your sources are good and your edits have a point (as I did just above, too!), and just earlier today, I saved a ton of your edits from being reverted! And I know you have it in you to do better! But you have to take me seriously when I say you can't go making blatant formatting errors like these. I mean, even now you failed to indent your reply to me properly! You're supposed to add a : when you reply to somebody!
From your latest 30 edits;
  1. Spelling error, flow-breaking sentence insertion and the addition of a subsubsubsubheadline.
  2. Failure to capitalize letter, flow-breaking sentence insertion.
  3. Spelling errors and just a completely odd structure on the whole addition. What's with the question, also.
  4. Very choppy sentence structure. Wierdly placed comma. "People registered blind"?
  5. Failure to capitalize letter.
  6. Spelling error, poor english "seen as a result of fallen human nature"?
  7. Missing hyphen, flow-breaking sentence insertion that causes the comma to be misplaced.
  8. Just not well phrased.
  9. Chunky phrasing.
  10. Poorly phrased. "Comma, many different organizations do this"? "Regularly ignorant"?
  11. Broken internal link (due to capitalization derp), no period at the end of the sentence.
  12. Extra space between ref tags, sentence flows oddly.
  13. You mean "female US president"?
  14. Breaks sentence flow.
That's 14 out of your 30 most recent edits (so I didn't muckrake your contribution history pages back to try to pile up bad edits from you), and while a select few recieved some polish from you to fix the worst spelling errors, those are in overwhelming minority. I will say again, your sources are good, your edits are worthwhile, but you can't keep spelling like this in mainspace. It makes RW look like it was written by a toddler. And I don't parade these few examples here to be a dick, but because I obviously HAVE to prove to you that I'm not secretly "out to get you", as you yourself decided to just accuse me of. Jesus Christ dude. Reverend Black Percy (talk) 15:51, 6 August 2016 (UTC)
You don't need a capital for doctorate and you can check, Completing your doctorate. I'll look into improving sentence flow. — Unsigned, by: Proxima Centauri / talk / contribs
Yeah... only the letter which you failed to capitalize wasn't the "d" in "doctorate", it was the "H" in "He", for the start of the sentence. so the sentence started without a capital letter. like this. no mention of a doctorate required. Thanks for looking into your sentence structure - please please please make sure something also happens. I hate to revert you when you make an otherwise good edit. And no, we can't put into practice a system where you mess up and I clean up your mess at the same rate (for example, I had to use the {{unsigned}} template on your post just now, cause you forgot to sign it...). You have to make non-messy edits in the first place. I mean I have ADHD, I can understand forgetfulness, but we have to work past our disabilities. (If I may ask, do you actually have dyslexia? Which I ask to spare you the whining if you are actually doing the best you can to manage a legit disability). Thank you. Reverend Black Percy (talk) 11:15, 7 August 2016 (UTC)

Proxima, many people have flagged your bad and unclear writing and research skills over the years. It could be that all these people are just being mean to you for no reason ... or it could be that you have problems in this regard - David Gerard (talk) 15:57, 6 August 2016 (UTC)

*Proxima, concocting her rebuttal to the haters* Reverend Black Percy (talk) 16:08, 6 August 2016 (UTC)
I injured my leg recently. I'll plough through the comments when I'm strong enough. Proxima Centauri (talk) 17:30, 6 August 2016 (UTC)
I'm sorry to hear that. I hope you get better soon. I do mean that. All the best, Reverend Black Percy (talk) 00:37, 7 August 2016 (UTC)
At least according to Alexa RationalWiki isn't becoming more popular. Perhaps a more undergraduate style would appeal to some readers. Proxima Centauri (talk) 12:00, 7 August 2016 (UTC)
Actually, quote "Alexa numbers essentially unchanged, in viewers and site rank. Compete numbers up.". Regardless, while I have no complaints on a more casual style of prose, there's just no demographic for failing to capitalize letters and so on. Formatting errors are just that; errors. Not a "selling point". They need fixing, and they need to be prevented from reappearing. Reverend Black Percy (talk) 12:07, 7 August 2016 (UTC)

[edit] Once again

Pleasepleaseplease spellcheck your contributions! Reverend Black Percy (talk) 16:38, 7 August 2016 (UTC)

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