User talk:AndreCarrotflower

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Happy New Year, Wikivoyagers - hopefully a better year than the last one. Talk page messages for me should be left here, or else please see the archives (right) for older discussions.

-- AndreCarrotflower (talk) 05:47, 1 January 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Warning box for US[edit]

It is pretty much incontrovertible right now that people have died during the capitol protest on Jan. 6 in DC, since there are multiple, reputable media reports on such. Not accusing anyone of anything here, but we should present the truth everywhere, even when it looks bad. Kiteinthewind (talk) 07:17, 8 January 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Why not discuss at Talk:United States of America#Update Warning Box, where updating the warning box already was suggested, but deemed not necessary. –LPfi (talk) 08:07, 8 January 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Account imitation[edit]

Are you having many issues with this git doing account name imitation? Ping me if it is problematic, as we can do things at the metawiki system level. Billinghurst (talk) 04:05, 16 January 2021 (UTC)[reply]

"really embarrassing typos in edit summary"[edit]

I'm not sure that this is a valid reason for deletion - I don't know if we have a specific policy about revision deletion, but Wikivoyage:Deletion policy doesn't seem to allow it. Would you be willing to revert yourself? We all make typos DannyS712 (talk) 06:38, 5 February 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Yeah, I figured that was pushing the envelope. -- AndreCarrotflower (talk) 06:38, 5 February 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Hidden revision on Travellers' Pub[edit]

Hey, Andre? Is the user whose abusive edit you revdeleted on Travellers' Pub a long-term vandal? I thought revdelete was only for persistent long-term vandalism. (I'm also not sure it qualifies as "vandalism" but that's a different question.) Powers (talk) 23:00, 25 February 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Yes, it does bear some similarities to the edit pattern of one of the vandals that we use revdel against, specifically the one who uses anonymous IP addresses to launch unprovoked attacks against some of the WMF stewards. Though the tone of the comment was remarkably similar, admittedly it's not a perfect match; obviously I'm not a steward. But even barring that, there is also a precedent, unrelated to the clause at Wikivoyage:Deny recognition#Administrators related to long-term abusers, for using revdel against slanderous attacks on users mentioned by name - a phenomenon that happens from time to time here, and the reason why "Inappropriate comment" is one of the options on the pull-down menu. I see the revdel has been reverted already, I will revert the reversion citing this user talk page conversation. -- AndreCarrotflower (talk) 15:23, 26 February 2021 (UTC)[reply]