User talk:ColinR

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requests for sysopness[edit]

Actually, I was. Well, if you don't count RWadmin. So, may I please be a sysop? Pretty please? --Linus M. 21:31, 21 May 2007 (CDT)

Ah, thanks. --Linus M. 21:32, 21 May 2007 (CDT)
Hmm. It's probably an extension, I can't find it on my local installation. I'll go and try to hunt it down. --Linus M. 21:45, 21 May 2007 (CDT)
Hi Colin, great job gutting and rebuilding so quickly. I emailed my "sysop application" to Trent earlier. I only want to be one if it doesn't turn me into a dick jerk. Human 22:05, 21 May 2007 (CDT)
Thanks for the extra buttons! I pledge to use them rationally - if at all. humanbe in 23:52, 21 May 2007 (CDT)
PS, OK, I see "block", "delete", and "protect" (where is "serve"?) - but where are the phasers??? humanbe in 11:35, 22 May 2007 (CDT)

Weren't you going to make us all sysops? The original cabalers?--Helios 01:08, 22 May 2007 (CDT)

P.S. I'd like the sysopness if so.--Helios 01:09, 22 May 2007 (CDT)
  • I severely oppose Helios'es run for sysop ship on the grounds of ridiculous immaturity, oops hypocrisies. Icewedge 01:12, 22 May 2007 (CDT)
Make the Helios and Icewedge sysops so we can block each other and not have to annoy yooooooou!!! --Helios 01:19, 22 May 2007 (CDT)
There. Now quit your bitchin'. ColinRtalk 01:32, 22 May 2007 (CDT)
Lol, ty. --Helios 01:34, 22 May 2007 (CDT)
Anytime. Well, anytime I'm at my computer. ColinRtalk 01:36, 22 May 2007 (CDT)

Do we just ask to be Sysops or is there some sort of application/requirement procecss? GodlessLiberal 16:40, 22 May 2007 (CDT)

It depends. ColinRtalk 18:01, 22 May 2007 (CDT)

I'd like to be a sysop here, so I can move pages. I wouldn't "block" anyone here, unless specifically granted authority to do so by unanimous consent of the bureaucrats. Anyway, you guys know I'm fair and wouldn't abuse any privileges. I just want to move pages, and maybe delete any nonsense pages I started by mistake. --Ed Poor 12:45, 24 May 2007 (CDT)

I think anyone can move pages here. It's a normal wiki function (that was disabled on CP, I believe). It lets an editor fix a typo'd title, etc. Of course, they'd have to ask a sysop to delete the redirect page. And I'm not saying you shouldn't be a sysop (although I'd like you to earn some trust here first ;)). Heck, the more hands on deck doing housekeeping the better! But, if you moved a page and fixed the links, deleting the redirect would not be hard work to finish the job. I'd better go to your page an dwelcome you, now! humanbe in 12:49, 24 May 2007 (CDT)
Oh, maybe in my haste I simply failed to notice the "move" tab. That's all I need for now. Thanks! --Ed Poor 13:15, 24 May 2007 (CDT)

Icewedge as a Sysop[edit]

I don't know if this is really the best thing, it could bring a lot of bad carma considering my vandalistic tendencies at Conservapedia. With a vandal as a sysop it seems rather hard to claim the moral high ground. Do you think that might be a problem? -Icewedge 01:52, 22 May 2007 (CDT)

If so you could have a sysop account with a different username. --Helios 01:54, 22 May 2007 (CDT)
I was thinking about something like that. "User:Sockpuppet" -Icewedge 01:56, 22 May 2007 (CDT)
Talk to Tmtoulouse about it. He's the one who's really heading up RW2.0. My brain's about dead and I'm headed to bed now. ColinRtalk 01:58, 22 May 2007 (CDT)

An idea...[edit]

What do you think of this? --Helios 02:31, 22 May 2007 (CDT)

I like. ColinRtalk 02:21, 22 May 2007 (CDT)
Whats this now? -Icewedge 02:25, 22 May 2007 (CDT)

Tennessee[edit]

I wasn't laughing at the fact that there were entries for 96 counties, and nothing for other sates. Just the fact they were there with nothing in them. By ousting you CP cuts off its nose to despite its face. I notice BrianCo started pages for most of the state capitals. You'd have thought that a bunch of patriotic Americans would have had those bases covered pretty early on. No, as I commented about CPWebadmin - we need 16 more articles on abortion; or more stuff about Hitler and Jesus. What sort of family friendly encyclopedia are they trying to create?? Mad Min 09:37, 24 May 2007 (CDT)

Could you help out User:HG2 with his password?--PalMD-Talk 12:55, 24 May 2007 (CDT)

My Talk[edit]

ColinR, please remove my account. While I have tried to show good faith by unblocking Leopeodeo, Wikinterpreter, several others, it is obvious my account here will serve as nothing more than a place for others to bitch about my actions at some other board, with different rules and expectations of what sysops are supposed to do. No matter how I address that, someone always has another justification or argument as to how I should have done something differently, and obviously most users here still judge what is done on CP by their expectations of what they should or could be, rather than what they actually are.
Since I was told by at least two bureaucrats it wasn't going to be allowed to hold my feet to the fire for actions somewhere else, and that hasn't been enforced, or even mildly suggested it isn't right, the only solution I can think of is to resign, which makes my treatment here good (and perhaps justified) revenge for some. However them treating me the same as they claim to have been treated elsewhere, makes them what? Would you please consider removing my account? Thank you. --TK/MyTalk 20:37, 31 May 2007 (CDT)


Hah! I was first![edit]

I was first!

After RWadmin, of course. --Linus(plot evil tech) 16:41, 7 July 2007 (CDT)

Poop, and boogers! humanbe in 02:10, 8 July 2007 (CDT)







Costa Rica....[edit]

So lovely this time of year! --Иight¤Ṭrain ♦Τalk ǃ 04:17, 31 October 2007 (EDT)

You should know...[edit]

...that your sainthood will probably be revoked...User:PalMD

That would be most unfortunate. ColinRtalk 13:22, 5 February 2008 (EST)

Hi Colin[edit]

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We mucked up your wiki while you were gone... humanUser talk:Human 13:26, 5 February 2008 (EST)

Are you a sock of User:Tmtoulouse? user talk:Oscar 13:34, 5 February 2008 (EST)
Probably not. ColinRtalk 13:36, 5 February 2008 (EST)
That is exactly what I would expect you/him to say. user talk:Oscar 13:38, 5 February 2008 (EST)
Personal identity is an illusion anyway. tmtoulouse plague 13:39, 5 February 2008 (EST)
P.S. welcome back Colin. tmtoulouse plague 13:40, 5 February 2008 (EST)
Thanks. Hopefully now I'll actually contribute to the site. ColinRtalk 14:12, 5 February 2008 (EST)

Welcome back[edit]

A founder returns! Praise be Goat!!! ☭Comrade GC☭Ministry of Praise 02:00, 1 June 2018 (UTC)

So, do you like what we've done with the place? RoninMacbeth (talk) 02:22, 1 June 2018 (UTC)
Ten years... good to know that it wasn't any sort of mysterious disappearance that we'll never know about. I'll bet so much has changed that you basically need a {{welcome}} anyway :) —Kazitor, pending 05:05, 1 June 2018 (UTC)
Maybe it was a time warp. 𝔊𝔬𝔞𝔱-𝔈𝔪𝔭𝔢𝔯𝔬𝔯 𝔅𝔦𝔤𝔰 (𝔴𝔬𝔯𝔡𝔰 𝔬𝔣 𝔴𝔦𝔰𝔡𝔬𝔪/𝔞𝔠𝔥𝔦𝔢𝔳𝔢𝔪𝔢𝔫𝔱𝔰) 13:53, 1 June 2018 (UTC)

I will say, I have such glee seeing how this site has grown and evolved over the years. ColinRtalk 01:42, 2 June 2018 (UTC)

Okay[edit]

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Rise of the old guard[edit]

A few of us have popped up as of late. Acei9 01:54, 2 June 2018 (UTC)

Though Trent is basically a ghost. 𝔊𝔬𝔞𝔱-𝔈𝔪𝔭𝔢𝔯𝔬𝔯 𝔅𝔦𝔤𝔰 (𝔴𝔬𝔯𝔡𝔰 𝔬𝔣 𝔴𝔦𝔰𝔡𝔬𝔪/𝔞𝔠𝔥𝔦𝔢𝔳𝔢𝔪𝔢𝔫𝔱𝔰) 03:50, 2 June 2018 (UTC)