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Election ballot reader[edit]

Thank you for volunteering to help with the ballot counting for the upcoming election. It's good to have at least two people independently run the results. The software is relatively easy to setup and use. I run my setup under MacOS but any platform that can run python should work fine. Drop me an email and I can send you a snapshot of my setup. —cosmikdebris talk stalk 01:50, 8 July 2021 (UTC)

I'm a seasoned user of Linux (by the way I use arch :p). Anyway, I do have a few questions, mostly to do with setting up and obtaining files. Python is my personal preferred language of choice, so that shouldn't be an issue. I've enabled the email system for a bit on my end anyway so you can try to contact me. Techpriest (talk) 11:02, 8 July 2021 (UTC)

Well, what's up?[edit]


I understand that the BoN is clogging up recent changes but... aren't they technically correct? The country IS officially called something else now (even if it's probably of no relevance to any of our readers and it's annoying the janitors here). They don't seem to be malicious, and they aren't inserting anything undesirable into pages. It's certainly nit-picky of them, for sure (who the fuck has time for this anyway? Imagine editing this shit-hole of a website, amirite?)... but maybe we could just, like, let them do it?

Faithfully, - Rairyu75 (Talk) 19:08, 19 July 2021 (UTC)

They're importing drama from Wikipedia. Check wp:Talk:Czech Republic for further details. I am not inherently opposed to this, but the user keeps inserting Czechia into our pages without any discussion with the userbase and when I told them to do it in the saloon (check my talkpage), they were met with opposition. To then just do it again a few weeks later... yeah I wasn't born yesterday. Techpriest (talk) 19:11, 19 July 2021 (UTC)
Herp-a-derp, the explanation was staring right at me on this very page. Sorry for interrupting you pal. I'm not very perceptive these days.
That's some weird ass drama though, I must say. Anyhow, apologies again. - Rairyu75 (Talk) 19:16, 19 July 2021 (UTC)
its not something that needed any action to begin with. either version is good - one is the long form and the other short form. they are both valid. if it were im pretty sure you change all instances of czech republic to czechia on mass or vice versa instead of personally changing each instance individually like some kind of deranged obsessed fuckwit AMassiveGay (talk) 19:32, 19 July 2021 (UTC)
Yeah pretty much. As far as I'm concerned, the ISO standard for this says both are valid, so both are valid. It's not a cosmic injustice that needs to be set right. Techpriest (talk) 19:35, 19 July 2021 (UTC)


Sorry, I do not know what is going on. This is the third time I have made a strange edit on a page I visited but did not actually edit it in any way. Sorry about that. I would suspect my account is hacked but in reality it only happens on pages I actually visit (around the time I visit them). Any idea what is happening? ShabiDOO 13:59, 20 July 2021 (UTC)


I logged into Tor just to confirm it is still usable, end up unintentionally evading a block. Seriously, what is more important, the mainspace or Oxy's feelings? She's the one who started it with me for the umpteenth time. Personally, I'm sick of her shit. As Ace McWicked once said, Oxy is cancer on this site. 2001:67C:289C:0:0:0:0:20 (talk) 20:34, 21 July 2021 (UTC)

So who are you? Stop hiding behind IPs and give me a fucking name. Techpriest (talk) 20:36, 21 July 2021 (UTC)
Good post! Ditto. UShistoryanalyzer (talk) 20:36, 21 July 2021 (UTC)
A name? Ronnie. My name is Ronnie. I'm infrequent here and don't have an established identity, and that is the way I like it. What part of that do you not understand? As a side note, I don't think trolls using Tor is an issue considering I had to refresh the IP 10 times before I got an IP that wasn't in the DNSBL filter. 2A0B:F4C0:16C:5:0:0:0:1 (talk) 20:47, 21 July 2021 (UTC)
Also, most of what I do is boring wikignome type shit and removal of unreferenced, unverifiable shit that is largely uncontroversial, until I pick an article that trolls are obsessed with like the IFB article. 2A0B:F4C0:16C:5:0:0:0:1 (talk) 20:50, 21 July 2021 (UTC)
Oh, it's Taob again. Hi or whatever. Corny (argue) 20:57, 21 July 2021 (UTC)
I honestly don't even know who the fuck that (or half the people I get accused of being) is. Whatever dude, a month from now this will be forgotten about and I'll go back to business as usual. Fucking Oxy. None of this fucking drama would have happened if not for Oxy. 2A0B:F4C0:16C:5:0:0:0:1 (talk) 21:02, 21 July 2021 (UTC)
I think this might be Raven, actually. Unlike David Morris and most CP trolls they at least acknowledge that Oxy is a woman. A very low bar, indeed, but I think it's still a clue. GeeJayK (talk) 21:04, 21 July 2021 (UTC)
I don’t see the point of trying to guess who people are with such little evidence. Christopher (talk) 21:09, 21 July 2021 (UTC)
Whoever they are, it's clear that they only showed up with the intention of harassing someone. Plutocow (talk) 21:11, 21 July 2021 (UTC)
Actually, no I did not, all I did was remove a couple of unreferenced (and inaccurate) claims on an article and happened to do so after my IP refreshed since the last time I edited. Then Oxy came in and reverted it, and it was annoying to see her do that (again). So fuck off with it. 2A0B:F4C0:16C:5:0:0:0:1 (talk) 21:14, 21 July 2021 (UTC)
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── Okay Ronnie, I'm going to try and level here with you and this is a good faith assumption. If as you say you are a wikignome who is just here to keep the place clean and isn't interested in registering, I'll respect that. Here is what I'm going to ask for you to do though; firstly, stop going on a massive spiel against Oxy being an asshole on talkpages whenever it happens with the opening. That might be something you could get away with as a regular user, but as a BON you have to keep in mind that you will be trapped in the limbo of trolls that occasionally show up on the wiki, so we are bound to see your spiels as those of users who have in the past made credible stalking attempts against Oxy.
Secondly, if Oxy reverts something you did, just calmly point it out on a talkpage and don't mention Oxy at first, just mention that your edit got reverted. You don't need to go on user talkpages at users who don't like Oxy to prove a point about her. Usually if you source/dissource (when cleaning up references) an edit and nobody responds then insert/remove it, it'll generally be fine. If she does respond by either blocking you or a discussion, then engage in the discussion if there is one. If she just blocks you, then you have a solid case to complain about Oxy.
Have I made myself clear? Try a good faith engagement, and only if that fails you can complain.
I believe Noir LeSable told you more or less the same thing though. Techpriest (talk) 21:27, 21 July 2021 (UTC)
That sounds fair. I really don't want a fight, I just got mad. Sorry about that. I'm cooling down from it though. 2001:678:E3C:0:0:0:0:B (talk) 21:48, 21 July 2021 (UTC)
Can you do me a favor though and unblock (or at least shorten the block on) Please and thank you. 2A0F:9100:110:A:0:0:0:2 (talk) 01:33, 22 July 2021 (UTC)
Done. Techpriest (talk) 09:56, 22 July 2021 (UTC)

Can you place me out of the vandal bin please?[edit]

I am not a vandal at all. LeftyGreenMario placed me in the vandalbin for literally no reason but to be a jerk. BibleStudy

Can you promise to not repeat edits similar to what you did on our Atheism article? If you want to argue your religious viewpoints, please don't insert shit like that on mainspace. -- Techpriest (talk) 12:08, 13 September 2021 (UTC)