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Leave messages here[edit]

Hey, if your message is for me in my work capacity, how about leaving it over here? --Philippe (talk) 18:57, 8 January 2014 (UTC)Reply


Hi Philippe,

I added an easy edit link to Template:Advocacy as I imagine more links will be added to it. Is there a particular category that the pages can suitably go in too?

The Helpful One 02:00, 28 January 2012 (UTC)Reply

I don't have one, but it sure seems to make sense. Maybe [[Category:Advocacy]]? --Philippe 02:26, 28 January 2012 (UTC)Reply
Yep sure, per KISS. Also, for future, to link to a Category without putting the page in the Category, put a colon before Category, so Category:Advocacy - see this page's source for the example. :) The Helpful One 02:29, 28 January 2012 (UTC)Reply
Yeah, I know, but I was just itching to use nowiki. :P --Philippe 02:33, 28 January 2012 (UTC)Reply
I have no doubt about that - I get the urge to use it from time to time too ;) The Helpful One 02:36, 28 January 2012 (UTC)Reply

On reactions[edit]

I would like to say, in my capacity as a human being, that I think you had a good comment here. Reminds me of a saying that goes something like "Life is 10% of what happens to you and 90% of how you react to it." Killiondude (talk) 01:51, 5 March 2012 (UTC)Reply

Thank you, Killiondude. That means a lot. --Philippe (talk) 06:17, 5 March 2012 (UTC)Reply


Every single word you´ve wrote, has explained how I felt in the situation. But, instead to turn away, I´ve overreacted. The point is no longer if the block was in place, but that I was involved and didn´t saw it that way. But as someone wrote above in the RfA, there are much policies missing on meta which could help in such cases. Thanks for your words and sorry that I disappointed you and the community. --WizardOfOz talk 19:56, 5 March 2012 (UTC)Reply

Notice of review of adminship[edit]


In accordance with Meta:Administrators/Removal and because you have made fewer than ten logged actions over the past six months, your adminship is under review at Meta:Administrators/Removal/April 2012. If you would like to retain your adminship, please sign there before April 08, 2012. Kind regards, —Marco Aurelio (Nihil Prius Fide) 12:48, 1 April 2012 (UTC)Reply


I emailed you and I think it is rather important/urgent. Ottava Rima (talk) 19:44, 16 July 2012 (UTC)Reply


I replied to your question --Guerillero 23:12, 22 October 2012 (UTC)Reply


Hello Philippe. This is to notify you that you have email waiting from User:BarkingFish. BarkingFish (talk) 21:41, 1 July 2013 (UTC)Reply

Notice of removal of adminship[edit]


I regret to inform you that, in accordance with Meta:Administrators/Removal and as a result of your inactivity, administrator rights have been removed from your account. Please see Meta:Administrators/Removal/October 2013 for details. Kind regards, Barras talk 14:15, 1 October 2013 (UTC)Reply


Please note that you are not eligible to vote in this year's steward elections. Vogone talk 10:58, 9 February 2014 (UTC)Reply

Ha. I'm amused. --Philippe (talk) 11:04, 9 February 2014 (UTC)Reply
Seems like you are poked to raise your activity levels :P Matanya (talk) 11:07, 9 February 2014 (UTC)Reply
I have disputed this ruling. The eligibility rules clearly talk about a person, not a globally unified account, the person meets the eligibility criteria, and in this situation it is evident that it is the same person.  — billinghurst sDrewth 12:06, 9 February 2014 (UTC)Reply
Thanks, billinghurst. I wasn't gonna raise a fuss, but it does seem a little... rules-monger-y. (No offense to Vogone, who is absolutely doing the right thing in notifying me and following the rules.) --Philippe (talk) 15:25, 9 February 2014 (UTC)Reply

Hi Philippe, with this account you don't fulfill the requirement of having made 50 edits between August 2013 and Jan 2014, however you do with the account User:Philippe (WMF) and the election committee has just determined that it's no problem to count both accounts together since they both clearly belong to the same person. (Alternatively you can also vote with that account directly of course, though please not on the same candidatures ;) ) --MF-W 23:22, 11 February 2014 (UTC)Reply

@MF-Warburg: User:Secretalt and User:Secret are the same, but the former did not have enough votes and was thus disqualified; could the same be applied here too? --Rschen7754 00:56, 12 February 2014 (UTC)Reply
For confirmation, see [1]. --Rschen7754 01:03, 12 February 2014 (UTC)Reply
Yep, I'm already looking into that. --MF-W 11:21, 12 February 2014 (UTC)Reply


For everything. And together with Maggie & probably many more I will miss you. But good to see you won't leave us. :-) Take care. Trijnsteltalk 13:27, 8 September 2015 (UTC)Reply

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Billinghurst "Order of the Bench"™[edit]

Benches: Perfect to sit and reflect upon a job well done
While life's path is full of doggy-do, it is the park benches that we get to appreciate what surrounds us. From your time in the park of Wikimedia, you leave this place being a manufacturer of park benches of quality and sustainability. When you walk out of the of park you can look back and see those benches, populated and enjoyed! That is a legacy.

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Thanks, Billinghurst, you made my day.  :) --Philippe (talk) 00:07, 21 February 2016 (UTC)Reply

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Queering Wikipedia 2023 conference[edit]

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