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Howdy! ℕoir LeSable (talk) 20:00, 4 March 2019 (UTC)

Nice to meet you! I'm new and I got hit with one of the filters (Turki Nadelik) when trying to correct a mistake. I'm staying low because I don't know how I triggered it and don't want to cause trouble. --CommanderTruthSeeker (talk) 20:11, 4 March 2019 (UTC)
No worries! I can't say I'm familiar with that filter, but we've got a number of different ones in place to keep sockpuppet accounts from either spamming advertisements, or performing certain changes that some, ah, *persistent* people want. What was the correction you were trying to make? Maybe I can help.
Also, on a side note, you can indent responses using one or more semicolons (":") at the beginning of your line. Multiple responses to the same comment can generally be found on the same indent level, and if things get too squeezed to the right side of the screen, an outdent can indicate a reset in the indentation. Our Wikitext guide pretty much covers the basics for everything, in case you need a reference. ℕoir LeSable (talk) 20:31, 4 March 2019 (UTC)
Thanks for the advice! I made a goof when adding a suggestion for new article in forgetting to add the bracket to make it a vote item, but someone already fixed it.--CommanderTruthSeeker (talk) 20:38, 4 March 2019 (UTC)
<vote poll=todo6935>{{wpr|An Open Secret}} is a 2015 documentary covering the child sex abuses at the Digital Entertainment Network, notable for its troubled production and lack of a theatrical release. Since then, producers Gabe Hoffman and Matt Valentinas have had no contact with director Amy Berg and have been actively tweeting from the film's Twitter account. They have taken a sensationalist approach, frequently tweeting news about pedophiles and "the evil liberal media" protecting them, associating with far-right figures such as Alex Jones and Mike Cernovich, including support for Donald Trump. Gabe Hoffman is also a misogynist, frequently referring to women he doesn't like as whores and supporting Donald Trump and Brett Kavanaugh from sexual misconduct allegations.</vote>

Brand new user making a comment which the filter decided was sexually explicit. The filter is only a dumb robot, and doesn't understand context. Wizard's hat.svg — Dysk (contribs) 20:34, 4 March 2019 (UTC)

Ah. That makes sense. I was kind of hasty so I shouldn't be surprised it thought I was a robot. Thanks for being quick to respond, and I'll make sure to browse around a bit before I jump in and make edits so quickly. --CommanderTruthSeeker (talk) 20:38, 4 March 2019 (UTC)

How does one seek the truth?[edit]

What is the most valid epistimological method to approach the truth? Is such a method asymptotical in character? Can difference between belief and truth be measured? Approximated? Guessed at? Your name raises so many questions. ikanreed 🐐Bleat at me 19:45, 4 March 2019 (UTC)

To be honest, I hadn't thought much about that, as I just came up with the username at random given skepticism was what drew me here. You've given me much to think about and I'll have to spend some time with it. I joined this wiki because I liked the mission, but obviously I didn't think to much about my username or planning my actions. Thanks for the intervention. --CommanderTruthSeeker (talk) 20:11, 4 March 2019 (UTC)
Sorry, I've got a bit of a fixation on the concept of truth. ikanreed 🐐Bleat at me 20:46, 4 March 2019 (UTC)


Because of your edits to and time on the wiki, Autopatrolled has been added to your user rights. This lets you bypass most of the abuse filters, bypass the CAPTCHA, and edit more frequently. If you have questions, bleat ask away.

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Might be a little premature compared to other folks, but given the quality of that draft you're working on I think it looks like you got this down. ℕoir LeSable (talk) 20:02, 8 March 2019 (UTC)