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Hmmm, that's rather weird, no clue how the vote template ended up there then, see . Sorry for the misunderstanding. Snowolf How can I help? 05:53, 28 February 2012 (UTC)
- Yes, it is definitely weird, and after a little research I determined this is what caused it. I've fixed this as I did not vote for myself and, for some reason, Wagino 20100516 (talk · contribs) "corrected" it into a vote. He fixed it here, and PeterSymonds "recorrected" it here and then moved it here. I think it's all fixed now (see the history). ···日本穣? · 投稿 · Talk to Nihonjoe 06:09, 28 February 2012 (UTC)
I am deeply grateful that someone else understands what I have been trying to say - I've obviously not made myself very clear :(. Thanks --Herby talk thyme 17:24, 11 January 2013 (UTC)
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I want to be renamedEdit
I heard that you are a global renamer. I would like to be renamed to miles527. If someone has already taken that username, you can change me to miles.527 or miles_527. Either is fine with me. Thanks. Miles.mu (talk) 22:00, 11 July 2017 (UTC)
- @Miles.mu: Please submit your request at Special:GlobalRenameRequest. Thanks! ···日本穣? · 投稿 · Talk to Nihonjoe 23:07, 11 July 2017 (UTC)
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On renaming of User:成田山Edit
Hi Nihonjoe, thank you for your work as a global renamer. There's something I'm concerned with. You've renamed User:成田山 to User:パトロールクリーン, but this is a sockpuppet of User:墜落インバーター, and I think the renaming involves "the user seeking the rename to conceal or obfuscate bad conduct". I'd appreciate it if you could go over this case when you have time. --Dragoniez (talk) 13:40, 28 November 2022 (UTC)
- @Dragoniez: Weird. That block wasn't showing when I moved them (even though it shows as having been put in place on the 14th, and they were renamed on the 23rd). Perhaps it was a glitch that failed to note the block when I looked on CentralAuth? Whatever happened, I've moved them back. ···日本穣? · 投稿 · Talk to Nihonjoe 17:25, 28 November 2022 (UTC)