Thanks for your input, I've fixed the double redirect on Foundation wiki. --M/ 23:50, 14 December 2005 (UTC)
Ottava is requesting "immediate action" against you. You're safe. They won't take action, but I figured you should know that Ottava wants you banned. --Michaeldsuarez (talk) 16:03, 10 December 2014 (UTC)
- Thanks for the heads up. I kind of suspected they might do something like this - it's always a risk when asking for NPOV in this topic area. Thryduulf (en.wikt,en.wp,commons) 17:21, 10 December 2014 (UTC)
- You're welcome. --Michaeldsuarez (talk) 18:14, 10 December 2014 (UTC)
- It's not "they," it's Ottava Rima. "He," though I suppose you can use the gender-neutral "they." The area is very hot, to be sure, but Ottava has long been obsessed by it. --Abd (talk) 03:12, 12 December 2014 (UTC)
- @Abd Indeed in my comment I'm using the word "they" as a gender-neutral singular pronoun (as I don't know Ottava's gender). As for your comment on Sj's talk page, I have requested Ottava's comments be oversighted (I stand by my description of accusing someone of having paedophilic secrets as libellous) but as yet the oversight team have not responded to me. If this were en.wp I would indeed expect a user making such accusations to be banned (but of course Ottava is already banned from there for similar behaviour). Thryduulf (en.wikt,en.wp,commons) 14:23, 12 December 2014 (UTC)
- Yes. There is precedent. There was a flap on en.wikiversity. A user wanted to discuss "child protection" issues, on my user talk page. I shut that down immediately -- the user is cooperative -- but, long story short, a probationary custodian blocked the user anyway, and when another custodian handled that (routinely, making sure that all legitimate concerns were addressed before unblocking), he came to meta and made accusations. The filing was a repeat of what was on Wikiversity, doomed from the start. His later comments were oversighted.. I'll mention that the oversighting followed from my emailed complaint to stewards-l, as I recall. It can take some time.
- Upshot: he was desysopped. He had zero support, beyond an IP comment. Notice he mentions OR. Mostly OR has stayed out of trouble, but he did comment in this affair..
- OR was also blocked on Commons for similar highly tendentious behavior. (I'd say he's really banned, but they did not make it formal, though he had clearly "exhausted the patience of the community.") --Abd (talk) 19:44, 12 December 2014 (UTC)
Suppression of personal attack
As per your request, the off-topic comment aimed at you has been suppressed. Apologies for a tardy response, another oversighter had asked for comment about your request and I was presuming that they were taking action, however, apparently not. — billinghurst sDrewth 12:24, 14 December 2014 (UTC)
- Thank you. I hope that is now the end of that matter. Thryduulf (en.wikt,en.wp,commons) 22:50, 16 December 2014 (UTC)
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