Recent Changes for "Users/gager" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gagerRecent Changes of the page "Users/gager" on Davis Wiki.en-us Users/gagerhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gager2008-08-26 22:50:11StevenDaubert(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/gager<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 36: </td> <td> Line 36: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> {{{##}}} will comment something out on a page, make it invisible but you can see it when you edit. The reason it's not working it's magic is I've escaped it by surrounding it with 3 { and }. Leaving the term commented out like that makes it so someone searches the term and gets the page Tom Waltz, then they get the chance to better inform themselves. Or so we would hope. --["Users/StevenDaubert"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> {{{##}}} will comment something out on a page, make it invisible but you can see it when you edit. The reason it's not working it's magic <span>right now </span>is I've escaped it by surrounding it with 3 { and }. Leaving the term commented out like that makes it so someone searches the term and gets the page Tom Waltz, then they get the chance to better inform themselves. Or so we would hope. --["Users/StevenDaubert"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/gagerhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gager2008-08-26 22:47:24StevenDaubertexplaining mechanics <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/gager<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 36: </td> <td> Line 36: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ {{{##}}} will comment something out on a page, make it invisible but you can see it when you edit. The reason it's not working it's magic is I've escaped it by surrounding it with 3 { and }. Leaving the term commented out like that makes it so someone searches the term and gets the page Tom Waltz, then they get the chance to better inform themselves. Or so we would hope. --["Users/StevenDaubert"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/gagerhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gager2008-08-26 22:24:09StevenDaubertComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/gager<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 34: </td> <td> Line 34: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2008-08-26 22:24:09'' [[nbsp]] best of luck convincing the wiki to remove it, several people have apparently championed this, and it make sense (i've seen jw phrase it eloquently) besides, this instance is left only to point people in the right direction. They search a term and find out someone has a name, etc. Bring it up in the talk page, but frankly I don't see you winning over the hearts and minds this time, every other reference on the wiki has been removed. --["Users/StevenDaubert"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/gagerhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gager2008-08-26 21:25:48JasonAllerComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/gager<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 32: </td> <td> Line 32: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2008-08-26 21:25:48'' [[nbsp]] So after ridding the wiki of the term are you going to tackle the other sites that use the term with specific reference to Davis? If so I'd be interested to know how well that works out and if Davis Wiki was harder to work with or easier to work with than other sites. --["Users/JasonAller"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/gagerhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gager2008-08-26 21:00:59StevenDaubertComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/gager<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 30: </td> <td> Line 30: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2008-08-26 21:00:59'' [[nbsp]] Gager, there is a hidden reference that invisibly draws people who search for the term to the page so they can educate instead of perpetuate, or something like that --["Users/StevenDaubert"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/gagerhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gager2008-08-25 16:36:58BrentLaabsrm comments <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/gager<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ------<br> - ''2008-08-16 20:30:32'' [[nbsp]] This link http:// daviswiki.org/Midget_Cop?action=info&amp;links=1 will show you which pages still have that term linked. Once those three have been fixed then you could create ["Midget Cop/Talk"], post the question for the community and after discussion delete both {{{Midget Cop}}} and the /Talk page for it. It would also be worthwhile to re-read JabberWokky's comments on this page. --["Users/JasonAller"]<br> - ------<br> - ''2008-08-16 20:37:10'' [[nbsp]] [http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&amp;safe=off&amp;q=link%3Ahttp%3A%2F%2Fdaviswiki.org%2FMidget_Cop&amp;btnG=Search] seems to show that there are no external websites linking to the page. This should help the case for removal. --["Users/JasonAller"]<br> - ------<br> - ''2008-08-17 10:43:39'' [[nbsp]] The problem is that the term "midget cop" may be a dumb, offensive term, but it is used by people in Davis. Dictionaries and encyclopedias still have listings for dumb, offensive terms that people use, and removing them from the reference works won't stop people using them... but educating people that the "midget cop" they joke about is an actual human being with a strong reputation of police work will probably do more help than just removing the term and pretending it is never used. I.e., by using the term to connect people who only know a person through the mocking term to find out actual information about that person, it actually makes it less likely that the term will be used in the future. --["Users/JabberWokky"]<br> - ------<br> - ''2008-08-24 12:27:41'' [[nbsp]] DO NOT remove my comments, that is very very bad form --["Users/StevenDaubert"]<br> - Let me develop my statement further, regardless of content, on general principal it is shady to remove what I said without consulting me first. --["Users/StevenDaubert"]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/gagerhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gager2008-08-24 21:42:54BrentLaabsremoving links <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/gager<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2008-08-16 20:30:32'' [[nbsp]] This link <span>[</span>http://daviswiki.org/Midget_Cop?action=info&amp;links=1<span>]</span> will show you which pages still have that term linked. Once those three have been fixed then you could create ["Midget Cop/Talk"], post the question for the community and after discussion delete both <span>["</span>Midget Cop<span>"]</span> and the /Talk page for it. It would also be worthwhile to re-read JabberWokky's comments on this page. --["Users/JasonAller"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2008-08-16 20:30:32'' [[nbsp]] This link http://<span>&nbsp;</span>daviswiki.org/Midget_Cop?action=info&amp;links=1 will show you which pages still have that term linked. Once those three have been fixed then you could create ["Midget Cop/Talk"], post the question for the community and after discussion delete both <span>{{{</span>Midget Cop<span>}}}</span> and the /Talk page for it. It would also be worthwhile to re-read JabberWokky's comments on this page. --["Users/JasonAller"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/gagerhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gager2008-08-24 13:24:20JasonAllerComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/gager<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 37: </td> <td> Line 37: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2008-08-24 13:24:20'' [[nbsp]] I can understand having a short fuse on an issue like that if you've been dealing with it your entire life. As to changing your name, you've pretty well established who you are here so I think that it is much less of an issue. There are several editors ["Users/JabberWokky"] included who edit under a name other than their own, but who have none the less established their identities and reputations here. --["Users/JasonAller"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/gagerhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gager2008-08-24 13:18:45StevenDaubertComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/gager<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2008-08-24 13:18:45'' [[nbsp]] In answer to your question you posed to Mr Aller: (this is from the importance of using your RealName as seen in Jabberwokkys first comment)<br> + <br> + Changing to your name<br> + <br> + If you registered with a pseudonym you can take the following steps to change over to a new account name:<br> + <br> + 1.<br> + <br> + Make any last edits with the pseudonym<br> + <br> + 1.<br> + <br> + Lock the pseudonym account using the Disable this account forever option at the bottom of [WWW]settings<br> + 2.<br> + <br> + Create a new account<br> + --["Users/StevenDaubert"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/gagerhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gager2008-08-24 13:15:07StevenDaubert <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/gager<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Let me develop my statement further, regardless of content, on general principal it is shady to remove what I said without consulting me first. --["Users/StevenDaubert"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/gagerhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gager2008-08-24 12:27:41StevenDaubertComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/gager<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2008-08-24 12:27:41'' [[nbsp]] DO NOT remove my comments, that is very very bad form --["Users/StevenDaubert"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/gagerhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gager2008-08-17 10:43:39JabberWokkyComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/gager<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2008-08-17 10:43:39'' [[nbsp]] The problem is that the term "midget cop" may be a dumb, offensive term, but it is used by people in Davis. Dictionaries and encyclopedias still have listings for dumb, offensive terms that people use, and removing them from the reference works won't stop people using them... but educating people that the "midget cop" they joke about is an actual human being with a strong reputation of police work will probably do more help than just removing the term and pretending it is never used. I.e., by using the term to connect people who only know a person through the mocking term to find out actual information about that person, it actually makes it less likely that the term will be used in the future. --["Users/JabberWokky"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/gagerhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gager2008-08-16 20:37:10JasonAllerComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/gager<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2008-08-16 20:37:10'' [[nbsp]] [http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&amp;safe=off&amp;q=link%3Ahttp%3A%2F%2Fdaviswiki.org%2FMidget_Cop&amp;btnG=Search] seems to show that there are no external websites linking to the page. This should help the case for removal. --["Users/JasonAller"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/gagerhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gager2008-08-16 20:30:32JasonAllerComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/gager<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2008-08-16 20:30:32'' [[nbsp]] This link [http://daviswiki.org/Midget_Cop?action=info&amp;links=1] will show you which pages still have that term linked. Once those three have been fixed then you could create ["Midget Cop/Talk"], post the question for the community and after discussion delete both ["Midget Cop"] and the /Talk page for it. It would also be worthwhile to re-read JabberWokky's comments on this page. --["Users/JasonAller"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/gagerhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gager2008-07-09 08:09:36JasonAllerlink fix <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/gager<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>c</span>omments]]<br> <span>- ------</span><br> <span>-</span> ["Welcome to the Wiki" Howdy], Mr. or Ms. Gager, and ["Welcome to the Wiki"]! You might want to check out the ["importance of using your RealName"], just so we can get to know you (or not: it's your choice, but ["people" we're] pretty friendly here). My name's Evan, pleased to meet you! You made quite a strong worded edit to the ["Tom Waltz"] entry, and I gave you a reply there that will hopefully clarify that the fairly nasty nickname is not an invention of the wiki editors, but an regrettably common term in use. If you are sure about his height, but all means please correct it... the entire wiki -- every single last word of it -- was built by people like you working together to improve each entry. If you see something incorrect in the future, rather than tossing personal insults at people, please work with everybody here... we're all trying to document and provide a resource for Davis together. --["JabberWokky" Evan 'JabberWokky' Edwards], (615) 517-6900 </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>C</span>omments]]<br> <span>+ </span><br> <span>+</span> ["Welcome to the Wiki" Howdy], Mr. or Ms. Gager, and ["Welcome to the Wiki"]! You might want to check out the ["importance of using your RealName"], just so we can get to know you (or not: it's your choice, but ["people" we're] pretty friendly here). My name's Evan, pleased to meet you! You made quite a strong worded edit to the ["Tom Waltz"] entry, and I gave you a reply there that will hopefully clarify that the fairly nasty nickname is not an invention of the wiki editors, but an regrettably common term in use. If you are sure about his height, but all means please correct it... the entire wiki -- every single last word of it -- was built by people like you working together to improve each entry. If you see something incorrect in the future, rather than tossing personal insults at people, please work with everybody here... we're all trying to document and provide a resource for Davis together. --["<span>Users/</span>JabberWokky" Evan 'JabberWokky' Edwards], (615) 517-6900 </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/gagerhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gager2008-01-18 00:50:29JakeLippmanComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/gager<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2008-01-17 23:50:29'' [[nbsp]] who's martinez? --["Users/JakeLippman"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/gagerhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gager2007-12-29 15:07:37JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/gager<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2007-12-29 14:05:48'' [[nbsp]] Whups... by tradition, the signed comments at the bottoms of entries are left in place (that way somebody can speak their unfettered opinion about a restaurant or other topic). Discussion about the ''editing'' of an entry usually goes into a talk page (see the icon at the top). These are all conventions that ["People" we've all] worked out so everybody can edit together without (much) conflict, kind of like table manners. A good basic rule of thumb is that adding more information is always good, while taking away information isn't... which often means adding a new opinion rather than deleting one you disagree with. When signed comments are deleted, somebody usually comes along and restores them (to protect their opinion). It's all pretty simple, but like any community, there are a handful of customs that it takes awhile to learn. Thanks for correcting the entry, though... if you know anything else about the ["Davis Police Department"], it would be great if you could contribute. --["Users/JabberWokky"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2007-12-29 14:05:48'' [[nbsp]] Whups... by tradition, the signed comments at the bottoms of entries are left in place (that way somebody can speak their unfettered opinion about a restaurant or other topic). Discussion about the ''editing'' of an entry usually goes into a talk page (see the icon at the top). These are all conventions that ["People" we've all] worked out so everybody can edit together without (much) conflict, kind of like table manners. A good basic rule of thumb is that adding more information is always good, while taking away information isn't... which often means adding a new opinion rather than deleting one you disagree with. When signed comments are deleted, somebody usually comes along and restores them (to protect their opinion). It's all pretty simple, but like any community, there are a handful of customs that it takes awhile to learn. Thanks for correcting the entry, though... if you know anything else about the ["Davis Police Department"], it would be great if you could contribute. <span>Keep in mind that a large number of people from very different backgrounds all contribute, so adding your voice to theirs is a good thing.</span>--["Users/JabberWokky"<span>&nbsp;Evan 'JabberWokky' Edwards</span>] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/gagerhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gager2007-12-29 15:05:48JabberWokkyComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/gager<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2007-12-29 14:05:48'' [[nbsp]] Whups... by tradition, the signed comments at the bottoms of entries are left in place (that way somebody can speak their unfettered opinion about a restaurant or other topic). Discussion about the ''editing'' of an entry usually goes into a talk page (see the icon at the top). These are all conventions that ["People" we've all] worked out so everybody can edit together without (much) conflict, kind of like table manners. A good basic rule of thumb is that adding more information is always good, while taking away information isn't... which often means adding a new opinion rather than deleting one you disagree with. When signed comments are deleted, somebody usually comes along and restores them (to protect their opinion). It's all pretty simple, but like any community, there are a handful of customs that it takes awhile to learn. Thanks for correcting the entry, though... if you know anything else about the ["Davis Police Department"], it would be great if you could contribute. --["Users/JabberWokky"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Users/gagerhttp://daviswiki.org/Users/gager2007-12-29 14:17:58JabberWokkyWttW <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Users/gager<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ''This editor can edit this entry and tell us a bit about themselves by clicking the Edit icon.''<br> + <br> + [[comments]]<br> + ------<br> + ["Welcome to the Wiki" Howdy], Mr. or Ms. Gager, and ["Welcome to the Wiki"]! You might want to check out the ["importance of using your RealName"], just so we can get to know you (or not: it's your choice, but ["people" we're] pretty friendly here). My name's Evan, pleased to meet you! You made quite a strong worded edit to the ["Tom Waltz"] entry, and I gave you a reply there that will hopefully clarify that the fairly nasty nickname is not an invention of the wiki editors, but an regrettably common term in use. If you are sure about his height, but all means please correct it... the entire wiki -- every single last word of it -- was built by people like you working together to improve each entry. If you see something incorrect in the future, rather than tossing personal insults at people, please work with everybody here... we're all trying to document and provide a resource for Davis together. --["JabberWokky" Evan 'JabberWokky' Edwards], (615) 517-6900</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>