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Madman in Bulldozer on Aisle FiveEdit

 
the bulldozer operator?
For anyone interested, it should be noted that "HouseofChange" is wildly pushing his (or a puppetmaster's?) POV. All the quotes bulldozed wrecklessly in bulk carte blanche, over the past couple of months were ALL approved by the regular Admins here months ago. They made zero objections to the material and are  known to scrutinize everything posted here without delay. Suddenly a very loudmouthed newcomer arrived on the set, has over-ruled the judgement of the other admins, and is very heroically, loudly, rescuing the entire project from the diabolical work of a villain who slipped hundreds of quotations & new pages into the system while the all guards were sound asleep? Really??!! What a mystery. Maybe the bulldozer operator and a few others, are working for corrupt elements of the U.S. Government, knuckleheads who hate the truth & love censorhip, coverups and their skills in the art of deception "information dominance"???? What happened? Does wikipedia give refunds to extremely disappointed donors?? May fearful people quit being afraid. May everyone feel the peace that passes understanding. May God help us all!
  • It would probably be more helpful if you just dryly told us what the problem was instead of trying to be so supremely colorful. GMGtalk 18:43, 25 April 2022 (UTC)
He seems pretty neutral too me. – Ilovemydoodle (talk) 02:05, 10 May 2022 (UTC)
(EC) Nobody has called the sockmaster "diabolical" or a "villain." I am new here but I have been active at Wikipedia since 2014. My edit history is clear and public. And unfortunately for the sockmaster, their combined edit history is also clear and public, although they tried to hide it by caping their views behind multiethnic identities. So LibraryClerk was the same person as GaneshaSis who was the same person as WASPy-sounding WillSeymoreIII. Military-sounding AlphaBravo2022 was the same person as triply-ethnic Alicia-abdula-mcdonald (she was for a while giving edit summaries in French.) That's deception. And once LibraryClerk got banned but kept right on posting using other accounts, that's abusive sockpuppetry that gets editors blocked, per longtime policy. HouseOfChange (talk) 19:07, 25 April 2022 (UTC)
@HouseOfChange, you say that your " edit history is clear and public". but when I try to use Xtools to look at your contribution history I see

This user has not opted in to have this data shown. Please either login to XTools as this user, or create User:HouseOfChange/EditCounterOptIn.js with any content. See the documentation for more information.

Would you pease allow wikiquotiens to see your contributions on this wiki by simply clicking Supercount at the bottom of your contributions page? Thanks in advance, Ottawahitech (talk) 14:19, 24 May 2022 (UTC)
What is public and plain is my contribution history. (I can see yours and everybody else's that way.) I am not sure what privacy rights I'd be giving away by opting into making my edit counts public, so I don't plan to do that unless for some very good reason. I made very few edits to Wikiquote until this year, so it shouldn't be hard for people to analyze. HouseOfChange (talk) 18:16, 24 May 2022 (UTC)
@HouseOfChangeThe analysis of your edits through Xtools on enwp is available for anyone to see. Are you saying that you trust enwp more than you trust enwq? if so, who is it that you trust less on wikiquote:
  • Readers
  • Users
  • Admins
  • Visitors from other wmf-projects such as Stewards, Global sysops, swmt members, renamers, etc.
  • anyone else
Thanks in advance, Ottawahitech (talk) 10:50, 25 May 2022 (UTC)

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I am here to help build WikiQuote, not for drama and personal interactions. I am not interested in continuing this discussion, or any other that doesn't directly bear on WikiQuote. HouseOfChange (talk) 12:06, 25 May 2022 (UTC)

@HouseOfChange, so am I. I posted my question above because I believe it is very relevant to the health of Wikiquote. Ottawahitech (talk) 12:49, 25 May 2022 (UTC)
I disagree, and I have no intention of 1) changing my settings or 2) replying to your dramatic speculation about what my motivations might be. HouseOfChange (talk) 13:37, 25 May 2022 (UTC)

Merge ip edits to user accountEdit

I have been editing under the ip range of 2603:7080:da3c:7a33::/64, I would like this to be merged to the user account ilovemydoodle, Is this possible and if so, can it be done?

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VandalismEdit

on Talk:Pope Urban II. Page must be deleted. EthanGaming7640 19:24, 13 May 2022 (UTC)

@EthanGaming7640: Have you reported this on Wikiquote:Vandalism in progress. Just curious. Ottawahitech (talk) 18:15, 14 May 2022 (UTC)
I had not. EthanGaming7640 23:06, 14 May 2022 (UTC)
May I ask why not? Your heading suggests that this post is related to vandalism, is it not? Ottawahitech (talk) 14:33, 15 May 2022 (UTC)

Trying to post quotes to "Reparations to Slavery"Edit

Are you intentionally blocking that page? When i try to post this notice comes up..." This action has been automatically identified as harmful, and therefore disallowed.
Please advise
24.42.166.244 02:13, 18 May 2022 (UTC)

Incorrectly flagged as GRP, maybe you used certain keywords? – Ilovemydoodle (talk) 02:51, 18 May 2022 (UTC)
Maybe try creating an account. – Ilovemydoodle (talk) 03:53, 18 May 2022 (UTC)
thanks 24.42.166.244, I just happened to see this so will have to keep this in mind and not edit RtS. There was a fascinating piece on 60-minutes relating to slavery that I am trying to fit into an existing page, but have not figured out where it fits best Ottawahitech (talk) 13:17, 18 May 2022 (UTC)

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Can we please get a sock check on Special:Contributions/24.214.70.31, because it looks like the blocked sockpuppeteer doing the same exact stuff as before. HouseOfChange (talk) 14:29, 18 May 2022 (UTC)

@HouseOfChange, Not everyone on this project follows closely everything related to the war on Socks. Can you be a little more specific: why are you asking for a sock check on 24.42.166.244 who contributed the opening remarks on this thread? Ottawahitech (talk) 13:33, 19 May 2022 (UTC)
@Ottawahitech: My comment, posted here on the Admin noticeboard was a request for an admin to take some action. There is no "war on Socks" aside from a wish among many people that the same person "LibaryClerk" who has repeatedly been blocked for making inappropriate edits at Wikiquote should not continue simply by taking a new username or using an IP or an open proxy. There is no crusade to remove that person's good edits or to blank their userpages. HouseOfChange (talk) 12:39, 20 May 2022 (UTC)
@HouseOfChange, the war on socks has been going on for years, way before I joined WQ. Ottawahitech (talk) 13:08, 20 May 2022 (UTC)

Account deletionEdit

Can you please delete my account and reattribute all edits? – Ilovemydoodle (talk | e-mail) {DELETION IN PROGRESS} 06:08, 22 May 2022 (UTC)