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The fate of the latest spammer...and more here
I'm Herby & I've been a "Wiki Wanderer" for sometime now. I try and do what I can to help where I feel welcome. Other than here I'm probably most active on Commons. I do find myself on other wikis from time to time dealing with external links & adding links from Commons, equally I may be found on smaller wikis dealing with junk, but would probably not consider myself really active elsewhere. People using Foundation wikis to promote themselves or other websites is something I feel quite strongly about.
I have a major failing - I'm human, I make mistakes, when I do point them out to me please, thanks. Just noticed my edit count seems to have crept over a figure - not usually something that interests me but it has gone over 60k cross wiki so there will be some mistakes there :) (throw in around something a whisker under 80k admin actions cross wiki by now I guess & I suppose I am more "active" than some) .
I have some rights here and on Commons and I also have global rights both rollback and sysop.
The warning you should have read if I blocked you
I will block anyone who attacks another user or who places offensive material such as racism. If I have blocked you then the heading is for you.
Rights & activity
It has been my long held view that rights are granted by a community to those who appear to have an active need for them. I have never understood why people when they are no longer active take such trouble to retain rights - they are tools for using not trophies for looking at. As such I wish to restate my personal views on activity & rights. If I do not use the rights I have been granted by any community for a period of three months they should be removed from me & stewards should comply with any such request based on this statement. For clarity this does not concern editing but the actual use of rights - editors do not need additional rights.
- "Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." ~ Tolstoy
- "Some days you're the pigeon, some days you're the statue. Live with it."
- "Sed quis custodiet ipsos custodes?" - Juvenal - translated as But who shall guard the guardians? - relevant to Meta and steward rights.
- ""Edward, Edward," he said with a patronising smile, "there are no unanswered questions of any relevance. Every question that we need to ask has been answered fully. If you can't find the correct answer then you are obviously asking the wrong question." - Jasper Fforde