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User talk:Cosmikdebris

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Paleolibertarian Page[edit]

The Paleolibertarian page includes quotes and descriptions from a Paleoconservative. The article needs to be updated with actual Paleolibertarian quotes and descriptions. As of right now neither Paleolibertarian, Paleoconservative, Libertarian, or even Paleo is mentioned once on Phyllis Schlafly's page. — Unsigned, by: 73.77.144.189 / talk

Thank you.[edit]

I thank you for your additions to the sources I used in the Owens article. ☭Comrade GC☭Ministry of Praise 20:02, 6 July 2018 (UTC)

How do articles get rated?[edit]

I've asked this in another place, and I've read the article ratings explainer page, but I'm still not solid on how it works. Do you just pin the "not rated" template in the talk page and wait for someone to fill it out? Chef Moosolini’s Ristorante ItalianoMake a Reservation 14:55, 3 August 2018 (UTC)

Yes, that appears to be the standard practice. Before rating something bronze, I compare the candidate to other bronze level articles to get a feel for what others think. For silver and above, a community consensus on the talk page is generally the way it's done. Regards, Cosmikdebris (talk) 15:02, 3 August 2018 (UTC)
Cool, thanks! Chef Moosolini’s Ristorante ItalianoMake a Reservation 15:12, 3 August 2018 (UTC)

"copyright violation"[edit]

Please stop deleting articles for "copyright violation" that aren't in violation.Lonius (talk) 17:07, 10 August 2018 (UTC)

@Lonius "Copyright violation" in this instance means "copied from Wikipedia". We don't do that here. Write your own material. I'm going to re-vaporize your articles, and if you try to delete-war with me, I'm going to block you. Chef Moosolini’s Ristorante ItalianoMake a Reservation 17:09, 10 August 2018 (UTC)
"We don't do that here" - please cite Rational Wiki rule for this.
Here's an idea - before just deleting a whole new article and going on with your day, how about contacting the person who created the article and informing them how to bring it up to Rational Wiki standards? You know, I didn't just copy and paste, it takes a lot of work to modify a Wikipedia article because Rational Wiki (a) doesn't support many of the templates Wikipedia does, and (b) one has to remove a lot of the wiki links. Sound like a good idea? Your approach so far has been nothing but bullying. Please consider being more polite and considerate, and helping to BUILD Rational Wiki rather than outright deletion of new articles. So - please let me know how I could re-write the articles you've deleted to render them up to Rational Wiki standards.
@Lonius Your pages were filled with red-links and were not written in the RW style. If you can't see why that's wrong, then I don't know what to do for you. Write your own shit. I don't know why that concept is so difficult for you to grasp. If you need further help, read these for more: RationalWiki:What is a RationalWiki article? Help:Manual of style RationalWiki:Mission Chef Moosolini’s Ristorante ItalianoMake a Reservation 17:22, 10 August 2018 (UTC)
Some were. The article on inventor/author Michael Paulkovich was COMPLETELY CLEAN. Did you even read it? I left A COUPLE of red links on the American Rationalist article because I was in the process of making those articles that were linked to when people started deleting those. Please GIVE US SOME TIME to build up these articles and references, one day is TOO SHORT to just start deleting, don't you think? Anyway, I'm going to re-write the articles. PLEASE, before you just delete them, won't you promise me you'll read them, and if there are problems, you'll contact me? Insults like "I don't know why that concept is so difficult for you to grasp" isn't helpful either. Is it at all possible you'll be more cordial, and helpful? AND GRANT MORE TIME FOR US TO CREATE LINKED-TO ARTICLES BEFORE WHOLESALE DELETION. Please?Lonius (talk) 17:30, 10 August 2018 (UTC)
Please do me a favor and supply me with the source for the article on The American Rationalist. I put some work into that and it's off in the void now, there's not even an old version as far as I can tell. I can modify it to meet the requirements of Rational Wiki. And again, PLEASE, before just deleting articles, contact the creator of the article. Do you have any idea how frustrating it is to have people just throw out your work? I'm trying to add to this wonderful Wiki. Lonius (talk) 17:41, 10 August 2018 (UTC)
Regarding your threat to block me, please see RationalWiki:Blocking_policy: "Blocking should never occur if somebody is attempting to discuss an issue in a reasonable manner... Blocking should only be used if somebody is maliciously editing a page or pages, as explained below." Thank you. Lonius (talk) 17:45, 10 August 2018 (UTC)
@Lonius It is considered plagiarism and a violation of RationalWiki's community standards to copy articles verbatim from Wikipedia. I don't have any problem with using articles from there as a basis for an article here, but the new RW article should be rewritten before adding here, especially in the main space. You can always use your personal sandbox and/or the Draft namespace to do this on topics you're interested in, but please don't blatantly plagiarize wikipedia articles here. Besides being in poor taste I fail to see the point why anyone would want to do this. Regards, Cosmikdebris (talk) 18:03, 10 August 2018 (UTC)

Thank you[edit]

Hi Cosmikdebris,

I would like to thank you for correcting my linking mistakes in the article on CP's Kendoll. I am new to RW, and I am still learning how to do some "wiki-fu". And speaking of which, I think that that article could use some more information and improvements. — Unsigned, by: BadPiggies 9 / talk / contribs

No problem. Welcome aboard. Cosmikdebris (talk) 18:31, 13 October 2018 (UTC)