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Sorry, not sure I follow - if you're referring to the boxes that I have on my userpage, then it's easy. Take the following and change it around at 'background:#xxxxxx' according to the hexadecimal system (0 to F) and change CODE to something with up to four characters and the description to whatever you like. I'd like this to be a series of templates on OW, but I'm not sure if that's for the best, so raw templates will do. --— by Pιsτévο talk complaints at 01:24, March 27, 2006 (CST).
Timeline of Church History
As you add to this article, please note the existing syntax and standards for its entries. In your recent additions, I've noticed a lot of instances of "The" (sic) following semicolons, fully spelled out words like "Bishop," etc. If you look at the rest of the article and note the instructions at the top of the talk page, you'll no doubt see a certain existing consistency.
Anyway, I'm willing to go back and edit these additions to make them conform as I did with your first round of additions, but it's really easier if they're simply standardized when first added.
Thanks! —Fr. Andrew talk contribs (THINK!) 02:28, July 29, 2008 (UTC)
First official warning
You are being issued an official warning for uncivil behavior by a sysop, as set forth in OrthodoxWiki's official disciplinary policy. This is your first warning.
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The behavior for which you are being warned is: Edit-warring on the Western Rite and Old Calendarists article. —Fr. Andrew talk contribs (THINK!) 01:13, August 4, 2008 (UTC)