User talk:67-21-48-122

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Your username[edit]

Hi 67-21-48-122... just letting you know that I've started a discussion about your username at Wikinews:Water_cooler/policy#Username_67-21-48-122. I'm worried that it is misleading because it looks like an IP address. Note that it is possible to change your username, and keep your edit history, etc. - Borofkin 01:12, 23 March 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I definitely want to keep the name I've chosen. Before I decided to move a page, which requires registration, I was content just to be identified by my IP address, which, indeed, is 67.21.48.122 . Now, when I neglect to log in, the IP address still is displayed, of course.
I would strongly object to any new rule banning IDs resembling "dotted-four" decimal-notation IP addresses.
As it happens, I will likely be the only Wiki contributer at my present IP address for a long while — it's much like having a static address of my own. Not everyone has such a situation, of course.
Perhaps this will alleviate existing concerns.
67-21-48-122 01:39, 23 March 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
It wouldn't be a new rule. If the community decides that your username is confusing or misleading, then it is already not permitted under the username guidelines. - Borofkin 01:54, 23 March 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Please choose another username, and request Cspurrier to rename your account. There is no consensus that your name is not confusing and misleading, which is the requirement of policy. - Amgine | talk en.WN

This comment, though unstamped, was just now added.
67-21-48-122 21:48, 31 March 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I intend to block this account within 24 hours in compliance with Wikinews:Username policy. Please see Wikinews:Changing username to have your username changed to prevent the block. - Amgine | talk en.WN 17:15, 3 April 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
As I have asked on the Water cooler, please explain how your username does not confuse with, or mislead that your edits are from, an IP? - Amgine | talk en.WN 18:51, 3 April 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

thanks for the calendar[edit]

... and don't forget the pinup ! (i am joking) Jacques Divol

You're welcome. I would if they'd let me!
Avec ce nom, vouz devez parler la langue de Molière. I suppose somebody may complain about French on an English-language Wiki.
67-21-48-122 16:10, 30 March 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
yes i am french living in France. Jacques Divol 15:14, 31 March 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Re: Thailand PM article[edit]

Yeah, that article is plenty long. Good job with fixing it up a bit. Thank you. (whoops, typing without looking) irid:t 19:39, 6 April 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thank you for your support[edit]

Your support on the Deletion Request was appreciated. Due to the controversy over the article, I have re-published it. If you can suggest another distribution of Linux to work on, I'd be more than happy to hear of it.

Chris Bradley 10:59, 7 April 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

First, see this article through the current campaign to keep it from staying among the published articles of Wikinews. I think it's sad that detractors are delaying, and obviously discouraging, your moving on to such a future project. Which project, I think, should deal with the distribution having the most widespread deployment -- Fedora? Mandrake?
--67-21 12:21, 7 April 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Username blocked[edit]

This username is blocked according to username policy. - Amgine | talk en.WN 01:49, 8 April 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]