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If I get the time sometime soon, I will try to look over what you referred to in some detail. However, it may be a while, since my parish is hosting our diocesan conference this week.

In any event, my unofficial warning to you was not due to your having responded, but due to the manner of your response. You often indulged in pretty negative characterization of your interlocutor rather than dealing exclusively with the question of improving the article. That's inappropriate on OrthodoxWiki. As I have to Fr. Lev in email, I encourage you to ignore any comments directed at your person and focus only on content issues. If you don't, then you'll receive an official warning.

I have protected the article in question for the time being. —Fr. Andrew talk contribs (THINK!) 15:46, June 28, 2008 (UTC)

BTW, just as an expansion of the above: It is not the sysop's job to check others' original research but to enforce the rules. Since the article in question has clearly become the subject of controversy, it will need to be thoroughly sourced from citable, reliable, third-party publications. —Fr. Andrew talk contribs (THINK!) 00:10, July 19, 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.

If you wish to appeal this warning, you may do so by posting on OrthodoxWiki Talk:Administrators and stating the reason why you believe this warning was issued in error. Do not remove this warning yourself. Doing so will be considered uncivil behavior.

The behavior for which you are being warned is: See my comments here. —Fr. Andrew talk contribs (THINK!) 12:23, August 7, 2008 (UTC)

Just FYI

Your first Talk page edit on OrthodoxWiki included your name.

As to the rest that you posted on Talk:Liturgy of St. Tikhon of Moscow, as noted above, you are welcome to appeal the warning at the proper place. I looked over the contributions of your interlocutor since the Disciplinary Policy was put in place, and I did not feel that they warranted a warning. Perhaps another editor or group thereof will feel differently. —Fr. Andrew talk contribs (THINK!) 02:36, August 9, 2008 (UTC)

Note: Since you have identified yourself here, you may wish to consolidate your user ID's as I did due to having forgotten my account info. --JosephSuaiden 17:40, August 11, 2008 (UTC)

Sincere apologies. I thought you were creating a user ID. Apparently a fan of yours called "Theocacna" created a page in your honor. --JosephSuaiden 17:45, August 11, 2008 (UTC)

It's been deleted. I am sure that we'd all agree that none of us here warrant having our own encyclopedia entry. —Fr. Andrew talk contribs (THINK!) 22:23, August 11, 2008 (UTC)

I for one would be terrified if I had one. --JosephSuaiden 01:34, August 12, 2008 (UTC)


Edit warring is vandalism. Please do not vandalise the Congregations and usages section of the Western Rite article again. The talk page is for discussion about disputatious edits. Chrisg 12:27, February 15, 2009 (UTC)

It appears you are unfamiliar with the definition of vandalism accepted by us on Orthodoxwiki. It certainly does not include adding a picture of Fr. Alexander Turner to a page about the Western Rite.
As for edit wars: I had already left a note on the WR Talk page before you simply reverted your own edits ("edit warring"). You can verify that by looking at today's Special:Recentchanges "recent changes" page. You are free to comment there to argue for your changes to the moderators, rather than revert. In the worst case scenario, the moderators are very good about intervening; the archives of the Talk page will show several long, meandering disputes which the moderators resolved in an equitable fashion. --Willibrord 21:44, February 15, 2009 (UTC)