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From the depths he came forth to smite upon the blessed

  • I'll just post right here, why did you undo my redirect to The Moth from the Cave-In page?--CaptainInsano
Oh, okay I thought you thought I was a troll or something.--CaptainInsano


Why was this this guy never banned?!

Dude, User:Mr_Mcgee check out his user contributions...why is he still here? He's signed up for helping with the DJ Dan ultimate transcribathon....I don't hold my breath he'll actually do it --Nickb123 (Talk) 15:43, 12 August 2006 (PDT)

Comment retracted --Nickb123 (Talk) 04:12, 13 August 2006 (PDT)
I actually do have a proper comment...Lostpedia:SysOps - been waiting for you to rip it apart --Nickb123 (Talk) 10:58, 13 August 2006 (PDT)
Oh so the jacuzzi myth is true! I agree it should be written by a non-SysOp, keeps it more objective (I did the same with the DJ Dan transcript, asked someone else to write a thank you message). Good that its well received. And, I also heard you guys have parking privileges and VIP restrooms..... --Nickb123 (Talk) 11:15, 13 August 2006 (PDT)

Flyonthewall

Seems to me that he's just making up synopses for the episodes. I dunno, he may have some kind of insider knowledge (unlikely...), but that shouldn't matter, without citation we don't include it, end of IMO. I think a ban is a bit harsh, should he keep re-offending however I'd support the idea --Nickb123 (Talk) 13:47, 13 August 2006 (PDT)
Ah, come on. He is asking for, literally. He purposely broke the rules. If he is a fly-up-our-ass when he is a new user think what he would be like when he is here for a while.--CaptainInsano
He isn't after it though, he's just so confident that his information is accurate, he's not afraid of being banned cause he's so sure he's correct. We should be asking what makes him think he's got it all figured out --Nickb123 (Talk) 13:59, 13 August 2006 (PDT)
That son of a bitch they call secretagentman makes him so confindent.--CaptainInsano

Can't I take a nap before hell breakin' loose? Let me evaluate it and get back to you. --†††GodEmperorOfHell††† 14:19, 13 August 2006 (PDT)

Kudos to the staff too!

  • Thanks, and can I just say, the staff here is awesome and supportive also for people who are devoted to the show. I've been having a lot of fun here lately! And know that not everyone edits lostpedia, but just about all hardcore fans use it and love it. Thanks staff for giving us a nice place to obsess. --PandoraX 18:48, 13 August 2006 (PDT)

PS: Small favor, could someone delete Hanso.jpg and Aaron.jpg pages please? I put them under Hanso1 and Aaron1 instead, so it wouldn't take up common names for more serious pages.

Status of scam sites

I understand your point that we should include & identify scam sites, but I don't think they deserve actual pages. How about each scam site gets a REDIRECT to Scams? It seems like a better use of our site instead of actually trying to transcribe & analyze the scams (as it might only encourage them). (And thanks for coming in and smacking down Jstohler...) --Jajasoon 20:45, 13 August 2006 (PDT)

And to follow-up, what is the proper protocol for dealing with someone like him who doesn't vandalize, but is hostile? He asked to be banned... --Jajasoon 20:48, 13 August 2006 (PDT)

How do we nominate *people* for deletion? *chuckle* I think if it walks like a troll and quacks like a troll... this guy is not going to have much to offer in the future and is probably just a vandal in training. --PandoraX 20:52, 13 August 2006 (PDT)

EDIT: Actually, strike that, he said he thinks my (real) MySpace picture is of "some model"... haha... maybe we should keep him around... ROFL. How flattering! --PandoraX 20:55, 13 August 2006 (PDT)

LOL! I banned him for a day to stop him from messing around in anger. If he wants to come back & play nice, fine with me. As for the scam site policy, I think this should be opened up to a broader policy discussion. I gotta go to bed now, but someone should draft a potential policy for how to list scams & put it up for debate... Thanks! --Jajasoon 20:58, 13 August 2006 (PDT)

I banned mostly just to give a cool-off period. While he's not (yet) destructive, insulting people randomly deserves a time out (I'm a parent of pre-schoolers!). And he asked for it... But I don't plan on abusing the awesome power of the SysOp - although you haven't shown me where the jacuzzi keys are yet! --Jajasoon 21:09, 13 August 2006 (PDT)

monobook.css modification

Noticed your view of Wikipedia in the forums. Looks very similar to mine. You might like this little addition:

/* Hides the ad toolbox */
#p-ads {
  display: none;
}


My Christmas List

Oh er lemme see well er:

  1. I want this guy banned immediately User:Hmm
  2. I also want this guy banished too User:Ilovedachoc
  3. Don't forget this guy User:Frazerdavid
  4. And, I want my own airship called the Highwind

If you don't gimme at least three of these I'll be very annoyed and you won't get no card from me this year --Nickb123 (Talk) 01:01, 14 August 2006 (PDT)

That was so cold. :'( --Hmm 02:14, 14 August 2006 (PDT)
Wow, and  Contrib¯ _Santa_ ¯  Talk  is like Him, he can grant his own Xmas list. No rest for the weary, eh? These morons have way too much time on their hands (and that's coming from ME). --PandoraX 04:59, 14 August 2006 (PDT)
I'm on the clean-up case too - if anyone finds gunk to be deleted, tag it & I'll act with a swift pastel-colored hammer of justice. --Jajasoon 05:23, 14 August 2006 (PDT)
My case against item #3 is that he has LOST knowledge but is putting it in the wrong places, (my particular example is his edit on the station explorers article). It just looks like he's taking the mick. I think a friendly word will suffice for him, but if he continues to put information in the wrong place (thus proving its no accident) I will hound you until you block him :-) --Nickb123 (Talk) 05:28, 14 August 2006 (PDT) P.S. you're back on the list!
Point taken, I completely agree, but what I'm saying is continuation of this behaviour will result in me wanting him gone again --Nickb123 (Talk) 05:37, 14 August 2006 (PDT)
That is almost the same as mine, except I ask for a pet rock too (keeping my fingers crossed).--CaptainInsano

"Rating" for Lostpedia?

I was wondering if Lostpedia had any guidelines... I moderate another LOST forum and we generally go with a rating of around PG13, which I believe is the same as the LOST show. I know you guys seem to allow the F word and stuff. I'm no prude myself, I couldn't care less, but I don't want to offend people unnecessarily. The reason I ask is because I'd like to adapt this funny parody theory called Bald, Limp Guy from Lost-TV forums: http://www.losttv-forum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=16427 It's basically a 'theory' that talks about Freudian slips and phallic symbols in the show (specifically that Locke is an impotent phallic symbol), and it's pretty funny. I think I could make it so that it's not overtly offensive (well, that's subjective), but just a lot of suggestiveness, double entendres, and off-color humor, but I don't want to cause anyone any grief. I've lost all touch with what's "tasteful" lately, LOL, so thought I'd ask staff first. Let me know! You can keep discussion here, I will check back. Other staff feel free to comment also.

--PandoraX 11:50, 14 August 2006 (PDT)

Thanks! The guidelines help. I was not thinking of cursing, just using that as an example. I'm going to go ahead and attempt this parody, and hopefully it won't go too far, feel free to edit if you feel it crosses the line. Unfortunately, "offensive" is subjective these days. Like I said, I'll try to keep the sexual references covert. --PandoraX 12:02, 14 August 2006 (PDT)

Thanks, I made Bald, Limp Guy (theory) and I think I navigated it alright. Aero made me a special Template:Warning just for that, and it looks great. Thought I'd let you know, because I wondered if you wanted to use it on the Mindfuck page. I don't have any problem with it and agree with your arguments that it is legit, but maybe it would a disclaimer for people who do want to argue. --PandoraX 00:15, 15 August 2006 (PDT)

User:Hmm

  • Hey GEoH, about all that business with User:Hmm last night, all I did was ask him to stop vandalising pages, as you can see here. I eventually ignored the repetitive messages I was receiving from him, and he gave up. Sorry if my editing caused any more problems. --SilvaStorm
It was more just giving him attention Silva, its what they want for people to start bantering with them (see here for some tips on what to do). Also GEOH, the reason I'm writing on here is that I wanna discuss a new user we've got, he seems OK but its the name "LostPedian". This I think is a little problematic as you might already gather, and also finding the username in the search bar just brings up the locked page you made on the original dude. Should we ask this kind new user to perhaps consider a new name. I'm sure if a "Bob" turned up you'd be the first to request a new title. Its simply a thought, and just wanted you to be aware of this if you're not already. Regards, --Nickb123 (Talk) 03:31, 15 August 2006 (PDT)

Te Gusta


Pic Revert

I know you've blocked monseiur vandal, and that his image changes were reverted, but could you please delete his revisions to the images. I haven't looked at them but I have a feeling they'll be inappropriate and shouldn't remain on the database --Nickb123 (Talk) 03:19, 16 August 2006 (PDT)

brazilian template

ok.. I'll made this.. --.:: Bra zOn3 ::. 08:11, 16 August 2006 (PDT)

Policy for advance episode info

GEOH - I've drafted a proposed policy statement to cover debates like with Further Instructions. Please weigh in at LostPedia talk:Theory policy. --Jajasoon 12:59, 16 August 2006 (PDT)

Okay

Question About Templates

Hi, just wondering if you know anything about how to create a template. Is that power is restricted to certain people? I'm asking this because I was wondering if I could create an MIA template for glyph #29. Thanks! --Gateboy42 16:14, 16 August 2006 (PDT)

Thank you! --Gateboy42 16:53, 16 August 2006 (PDT)

DHARMA protection?

Just wondering what the policy is on unprotecting pages. I see that DHARMA has been protected for a couple of weeks - I made some edits tonight, but don't see a reason to keep it protected, as new info is coming out & people seem cooled off... Thoughts? --Jajasoon 17:39, 16 August 2006 (PDT)

I'll happily unprotect, but don't know the history that led to the action. Didn't know whether there was enough chaos to warrant a concern. --Jajasoon 17:57, 16 August 2006 (PDT)

What!?

  • I didn't start this you did. It all started with "Americans" can't sign the United States page, but other places can. That is what I like to call racisim.---CaptainInsano
Who is "we".--CaptainInsano
Uhoh, and I thought this was all another CI-signature tongue-in-cheek joke  Contrib¯ _Santa_ ¯  Talk 15:08, 17 August 2006 (PDT)
See you just said you are Mexican when you could have said American, but you din't because you live in Mexico.--CaptainInsano
PEOPLE, PLEASE STOP IT! STOP THE FIGHTING!! SCREAMING AT EACH OTHER RISKS STARTING A FLAME WAR!! --Gateboy42 15:12, 17 August 2006 (PDT)
I agree, in a way. You guys are getting touchy over titles. Why argue? Just come to an agreement and get it over with instead of letting it drag on and on. -- ||[ K i t s u n e ]|| 15:15, 17 August 2006 (PDT)
The only way I will stop is if I get what is correct; Americans = Citzens of the United States of America.---CaptainInsano

Mexicans = Citizens of Mexico.
Americans = Citizens of the US
Canadians = Citizens of Canada
Italians = Citizens of Italy

So I agree with you, your argument is correct. It's not really good to waste time arguing over it, but it really should be that way, in all honesty. -- ||[ K i t s u n e ]|| 15:25, 17 August 2006 (PDT)

Do you argee that Americans mean citizens of the US?--CaptainInsano
Yes, I agree fully. What else would an American be? -- ||[ K i t s u n e ]|| 15:34, 17 August 2006 (PDT)
I agree. Now your'e getting somewhere. --Gateboy42 15:38, 17 August 2006 (PDT)
I agree that we are stuck on the continent together(with Canada).--CaptainInsano
I disagree. An American is a resident of one of the two continents in the western hemisphere. Just because there are more citizens of the U.S. than any other country in the hemisphere doesn't give them the right to commandeer the title "American". Citizens of the United States have always been called Yankees everywhere outside the United States. Or Yanks if meant derogitorily. XSG 12:47, 19 August 2006 (PDT)
I'm in college I always have tequila *shhh*.--CaptainInsano
Tequila got into this conversation...How? o.0 -- ||[ K i t s u n e ]|| 15:39, 17 August 2006 (PDT)
I'll drink to that. Ah, Kitsune so young you have a lot to learn about the world; beer is always in the conversation.--CaptainInsano
I think you've had one too many...

One tequila...
Two tequila...
Three Tequila...
Floor. -- ||[ K i t s u n e ]|| 15:47, 17 August 2006 (PDT)
i'm with you GODEMPEROR.. americans = citzens of the american continent!! seems that we have another american idiot!! what they learn in the school??? CAPTAIN.. read a geography book before coming here talking shit!! .:: Bra zOn3 ::.

Where do you get your logic? Americans are people who live in...*gasp* AMERICA! =0 -- ||[ K i t s u n e ]||

yo hablo un poco de español..

sí. entiendo te, y yo pienso igual.. Ellos piensan que son los donos del mundo! pero China va a enseñarlos cuando tu economia ir abajo! adios amigo :D .:: Bra zOn3 ::. 19:13, 17 August 2006 (PDT)


MetaWiki Request

Would it be possible for General_usage_guide to be unprotected for a while so a non-SysOp could contribute a little. I know its a page for the mighty only, but I just wanna add in the subsection on talk pages about giving new users "welcome greetings". You probably think its a silly request but I think its important, and considering I've done two decent MetaWiki guides on SysOps and vandalism recently, I hope you'll just trust me on this one that I'll write it well lol. Sorry by the way if my written expression today is shocking, I'm recovering from partying ;-) --Nickb123 (Talk) 03:49, 18 August 2006 (PDT)

Yup I'll do it now --Nickb123 (Talk) 04:10, 18 August 2006 (PDT)
I've finished it now, under the title "drafting". You may wanna tweak it slightly, its a little verbose. Also, is it possible for you to add information from Lostpedia:Citing_sources into the general usage guide as well. I think you'll agree its more appropriate for them to be merged, as its a minor point that has been given its own help article. Thanks in advance --Nickb123 (Talk) 04:34, 18 August 2006 (PDT)

redundant title

Could you please move "Unofficial fan-made DHARMA logos" to "Fan-made DHARMA logos"? The "Unofficial" and "Fan-made" are redundant. --Phmall 16:35, 18 August 2006 (PDT)

I'm Back

Hey, it's me, Novajoe23. I decided you have basically no way to prove that I'm telling the truth that it's not me who destroyed the wiki and that I am the real Novajoe23, so I'll just be a normal user from now on, and if Admin ever decides he needs new sysops maybe I'll be taken into consideration. Besides, it was be who gave Admin the idea to do the Article of the Week and I suggested letting the users suggest the articles to be nominated. -- <<Novajoe23>> 10:17, 19 August 2006 (PDT)

Might wanna unprotect the userpage if he's stickin around, bit harsh that he can't edit his personal space. Hi by the way Nova, don't think I ever had the pleasure last time you were around --Nickb123 (Talk) 11:00, 19 August 2006 (PDT)
I'm sure this'll be shot down, but if you think he's the original, IP him. I know there are tons of ways around this, and I'm sure you already have, but meh...He doesn't seem like the type that would do all of this. -- ||[ K i t s u n e ]|| 11:13, 19 August 2006 (PDT)
That's a great attitude, Novajoe23. Wikis aren't supposed to be about egos and getting promoted, its supposed to be about the ability to share information. I feel like a valuable part of this community without being able to do any of the site's administrational stuff. Clearly you've played the same role in the past and I'm glad that you're on the "team" for the future. XSG 12:42, 19 August 2006 (PDT)
I completely agree with what you say about the attitude, I wrote something very similar when doing the SysOp MetaWiki guide - becoming a SysOp should not really be seen as a way of getting respect on Lostpedia. This is earnt through the edits that you make and the rapport you build with your fellow editors, not your title. I think it sums up many users' views around here, and anyone thinking otherwise should re-evaluate --Nickb123 (Talk) 12:46, 19 August 2006 (PDT)

Gringo

New Policies

  • ...I thumb my nose at them. :) Besides, instituting something based on me is only going to blow up that huge ego of mine more ;) --PandoraX / 06:27, 20 August 2006 (PDT)

Thanks for the lock on "Selling Out" :) I was going to request this after the recent "contribution"... it's also "cooked" about enough, I think. --PandoraX 17:32, 20 August 2006 (PDT)

Edits

  • Can we make it where only members can edit Lostpedia?--CaptainInsano 12:05, 20 August 2006 (PDT)
- I agree, have the rules changed so you don't have to confirm your addy anymore? --Nickb123 (Talk) 12:08, 20 August 2006 (PDT)
Yeah, definitely... I thought it was that way too. --PandoraX 18:17, 20 August 2006 (PDT)
  • Erm, hi, I'm a newly-hatched Lostling and I've no idea what I'm doing, so please pardon me if this is unwelcome contact or if I've fumbled it up and put it in the wrong place. I was told to contact a SysOp, as I mistakenly uploaded an image already part of Lostpedia. If you would be so kind as to please delete this image, I'd really appreciate it! Thank you so much! --Ava 17:38, 26 September 2006 (PDT)

Spoofy stuff

Interesting idea to try and differentiate original lostpedia parodies from external, though to me, they're kind of still in the same category. :) Sometimes people may just find that they have an easier time letting lostpedia host it than another page (like lazy me). I wanted to go through and differentiate some of the parodies from the real non-canon, though, which usually don't have disclaimers and frequently fool people (and are often put up maliciously *to* fool people). It's going to be hard to differentiate between a spoof and a parody though, no? To me, the two terms are sometimes synonymous. Maybe if you want to do the template, make it "Lostpedia Spoof" or something like that. --PandoraX 18:16, 20 August 2006 (PDT)

fnordian discourse

in order to score with the hot lady of my choice, i need to drink less :(
i missed the chance to do so last night (she's a sunn o))) AND robert anton wilson fan, a rare combination amongst the fairer sex) last night because i fell asleep.
and i oh-so-wanted to re-enact the rite of shiva on her :( hit me with that stuff. --kaini. 19:56, 20 August 2006 (PDT)

ahahahahaaa i can never tell if you're taking the piss out of me or serious! the mark of a true discordian! either way, the lady in question is at gigs booked by my good buddies ivan and albert very often, so my chance to shine (and do some rite-of-shiva re-enaction) will come again soon. and you're correct, quantum physics was invented by the irish in the year 11BC. unfortunately they invented guinness and whiskey in 10BC so the information was lost to the ages. --kaini. 20:15, 20 August 2006 (PDT)
i wouldn't class myself as a discordian, although i can identify with a lot of stuff that discordians accept as important. in fact i'd hate to have my beliefs defined by a dogma. but that's the wonderful thing about discordianism, the dogma itself shuns definition like the plague. but reading illuminatus! was definitely a life-changing event for me all the same, and robert anton wilson is one of the most original and important thinkers of our generation imo. i think the most important lesson that wilson taught me was to question everything. also, the night i finished reading illuminatus! for the first time (maybe eight or nine years ago now), i broke up with my then (long-term) girlfriend because i was tempted by a mysterious red-haired, green-eyed lady who i have never met since. spooky, no? --kaini. 20:38, 20 August 2006 (PDT)

Not that it matters, but I am the documented creator of alt.illuminati, on April 16th, 1993. Hey, it's my biggest claim to fame yet, so don't make too much fun of me! I'm a thelemic discordian bordering on a hermetic kabbalist, myself. I've even got my wife to agree that our first daughter, should we have one, will be named "Kallisti Eris" or some variant thereof (Kalisti, Calisti, Callista...) XSG 03:35, 24 August 2006 (PDT)

Apple of Discord This user is a Genuine and Authentic Discordian Pope. So please treat him right.

Citing

Yo GEOH, I've thought a lil extra something for the General_usage_guide. Under Citing Sources, could you put a double * indent after the first comment and put along the lines of:
Try not to use language such as "The producers have said..." or "The writers have hinted" - always aim to find a citation from a podcast or news interview.

Cheers, --Nickb123 (Talk) 03:09, 22 August 2006 (PDT)

Userbox for you

Add this to your userpage if you want... Template:Userbox Sysop. --   Jabberwock    talk    contribs    email   - 14:55, 22 August 2006 (PDT)

Color

Sure, I'll change the colors on both pages. --Gateboy42 17:34, 25 August 2006 (PDT)

Okay, I changed them to different colors. If you still have any problems, feel free to leave a note. --Gateboy42 17:42, 25 August 2006 (PDT)

=P

Oh, you smoothtalker, you. To answer your question, I'm just obsessed with all things Lost, so I like to see lostpedia be the best it can be... and I think it is doing really well lately. Cheers! --PandoraX 13:08, 26 August 2006 (PDT)

Template

Hi there, I took advantage on my template-making sreak and made one more before it fizzles out. Thought I'd make something for the administrators this time, cuz I saw something cool on the other wikis and that kinda inspired me. Cheers! --Gateboy42 15:59, 26 August 2006 (PDT)

I don't want to mess up your talk page by accident, so I placed under the header "Template:Lostpedia_alert" on my talk page. --Gateboy42 15:59, 26 August 2006 (PDT)
Ok, what ever that meant lol I don't really care. Poems are EVIL!!!!! But if it meant oo many boxes, then you can edit it however you like. Asta luego (hope I spelled that right), --Gateboy42 07:23, 27 August 2006 (PDT)
Ah well just a suggestion. And next time you say something, PLEASE don't do it in poetic OR song form lol I've already had many dark dealing with them.....--Gateboy42 07:48, 27 August 2006 (PDT)
  • Actual Question: Well, what do you want me to do about it? Take the boxes out? Whats so bad about them?--Gateboy42 08:09, 27 August 2006 (PDT)
    • Oh, those boxes. Ok, now I get it. Well what can you expect, I'm an idiot. I should get off the computer, there's a possibility of tornadoes in the NYC area, gotta set up my weather stuff. PS: never heard of that puppies song or that group lol. Namaste.

Further Obstructions

  • The Further Instructions page protection was lifted can you please protect it again.--18:07, 26 August 2006 (PDT)

Quixotic One...

Hah, I think the TLE writers are just running out of gas towards the end of this, I do think some of the fans could have more creative ideas than them sometimes... but *shrug*, one more month to eke out before S3 :) Hey, I have a question for you... sometimes I upload an image that is kind of large (like the Verrocchio.jpg one I just put in) and ignore the warning msg about it being too big. Is this a burden on the server/bandwidth? It's just laziness, it wouldn't take me that long to shrink down. --PandoraX 19:33, 26 August 2006 (PDT)

Rubber Duckie??

Hi, I'm not sure if your're the right person to tell, but User:Dannyboy coopz has been putting the words "Rubber Duckie" on random pages ever since this morning and i've been erasing them which is getting pretty annoying. So I hope you can do something about this. Namaste. --Gateboy42 07:03, 2 September 2006 (PDT)

New to Lostpedia

Hello there, I am relatively new to Lostpedia. I've been poking around for the last month or so and I really think you guys have made an outstanding site. I recommend Lostpedia to all my friends that are Lost fans. You seem to be one of the more active SysOps so I though you would be a good person to ask about how I can become more involved with the site. Thanks in advance for any info you can give me.--scocub

  • Thanks for the information. I look forward to helping Lostpedia become the unrivaled Lost resource. Please let me know if you see any errors in format or ettitque due to my wikignorance.--scocub

On Parodies, again..

Hi, GEOH... Thanks for asking my opinion, but I'm uncomfortable with suddenly becoming a spokesperson for parodies in general, hehe... I can't defend them all, but think they should be taken case-by-case, as with many pages here. I already put my votes in those pages, which ones I personally could live without there. But in the end, I am still a believer that the "wiki way" is the last bastion of the true democratic ideal: rule by consensus. :) My personal general thoughts are already expressed in "Theories": mostly that any wiki community should be reflective of the fans. To exclude parodies or theories as a general category because they are too "subjective" would not be an accurate reflection of our community at large, because we are a group that loves to theorize, but at the same time, poke fun at ourselves. For example, I am not a fan of a lot of the random speculation, but if you took the "Theories" portion off the main canon pages, I think you'd have a riot on your hands... because that's a part of what makes us us. As long as things are clearly labeled as a theory or parody, and it is deemed "worthy" by people who vote, I don't see what the big deal is. I can see plk's point of view in a way, because it is a slippery slope... for example, I'm not looking forward to "American Idol (theory)", but I think he is making a bigger deal of it than it needs to be, and this is what delete nominations are for. Also, maybe we could just keep this category locked for a while while it is a "hot button" topic, since it was Article of the Week (you know how those articles always tend to garner more attention, both good and bad). At any rate, I'll cut my rambling short there ;) --PandoraX 04:27, 6 September 2006 (PDT)

Jumping in here with a (somewhat) extraneous comment: There is actually a distinct difference between democratic (i.e. majority) and consensus rule. In the first a majority can overrule or overrun a minority, even if that minority objects strongly. Consensus decision making is different in that a minority - even a minority of one - can hold up a decision. No changes are made until everyone either agrees to the change, or is willing to step aside and allow the change to be made. While consensus decision making may seem cumbersome (actually, it is both slow and usually excruciating), it does work. Both the Iroquois tribe of North America, and the members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quaker) make their decisions in this way. --Doc 07:14, 6 September 2006 (PDT)
Um, I never used the word "majority" for a reason. :) Democracies come in all sorts, not all are by majority vote, there are consensus democracies also (some would consider the electoral college one, next to the popular vote).. but that's neither here nor there. :) Let's stay on topic. --PandoraX 12:20, 6 September 2006 (PDT)

Oh, sorry. I get distracted easily by some topics. My viewpoint on the parodies is that some are worthwhile, and others are a waste of bandwith etc.... I understand that some feel too much silliness will make Lostpedia look bad - I'm not sure I care about that though. I do care about following new links and discovering that my time has been wasted by something pointless and badly written. On the other hand, I also care about following a new link and spending 5 minutes doubled up on the floor with laughter. This means each parody page would need to be examined on a case-by-case basis, and occasionally re-examined to make sure the good stuff doesn't go stale. How's that? --Doc 12:11, 6 September 2006 (PDT)

Chat

Come join us in chat! We got it going now :) Link again in forum. --PandoraX 13:17, 6 September 2006 (PDT)

Transcripts

Please check the talk of page Transcripts, I'd like to discuss something. --PandoraX 13:36, 8 September 2006 (PDT)

PVP

Pvp Disccusiion

What was yer discusion in Pvp Forums may ask?--Halokiller27 19:09, 8 September 2006 (PDT)


Lost Experience Guide

Hey GEOH. I've been working on yet another pet project. This time its a Lost Experience guide. I know rachelblake.com did an official one but it was orientated to be "in-game" (supposedly written by Rachel Blake), so theres actually no guide that actually explains the basis of alternate reality etc etc. Thus I think the guide could be quite useful, and it certainly explains in-depth everything thats so far happened at a concise level. Check it out here. If you like it, my intent is to depersonalise the language a little then stick it as e.g. Lostpedia:LostExperience under the "help section" so people can have it explained to them if they're new to it. What you think? --Nickb123 (Talk) 14:15, 11 September 2006 (PDT)

Thanks I'll reword it later to make it more wikiesque for a main help article. I'll also be doing a Lost Experience fan theory, cause the info it reveals makes way for an epic theory that will end all theories in my view. It will tear the Lost world apart! --Nickb123 (Talk) 08:00, 12 September 2006 (PDT)
Finished! Feel free to try and rip it apart. And please add it to the now protected Theories template please (under realist). Its under Valenzetti island (theory). Cheers! --Nickb123 (Talk) 08:33, 12 September 2006 (PDT)



vandalism

  • The vandal that creates multiple new user accounts and posts spam advertisements for online casinos is back. Fri Sep 15 about 3pm PST. -- Contrib¯ _Santa_ ¯  Talk 14:49, 15 September 2006 (PDT)

Fwd: Hows this look?

I'd like a vote on how this Template:Banned looks. If we should use it or not, if it would be practicle. Thanks for your time --Ironman 08:31, 12 October 2006 (PDT)

Check out this Parody Article, Lostpedia is the Hanso Foundation (parody theory) your in it. -- Iron Man  Send a message  View contributions  14:24, 13 October 2006 (PDT)

Well, we meet again.

You think your so cool, like you know Lost and stuff. Though I think your mistaken. I am the master of Lost knowledge and espeonauge. My chracter would be perfect on Lost (and you know it would). All this was just a thought of mine. Sincerely --Jigsaw 12:33, 27 October 2006 (PDT) p.s. till we meet again

Hey, you...

Hey buddy, everything alright? Haven't seen you around lately, but you're probably just taking a well-deserved break. Either way, wanted to make sure you are aware of the discussion we are having in here: Lostpedia talk:Theory policy. I didn't want you to overlook this conversation, because if something gets implemented, it would change a lot of things around Lostpedia. So far, Admin and others have been pretty supportive, but just wanted to make sure all the active sysops were in the loop on the conversation, even if they disagree, and to put their 2 cents in. --PandoraX 04:49, 7 November 2006 (PST)


"for my favorite jerk in the whole world"

Puedo oír lo que usted piensa, Todas sus dudas y los temores, Y si usted mira en mis ojos, en tiempo que usted encontrará, La razón que estoy aquí.

Y en el tiempo todas cosas se morirán, En el tiempo, usted puede regresar algún día. Para vivir una vez más, o morir una vez más, Pero en el tiempo, su tiempo no será más.

Usted sabe que sus días se numeran, los Cuentan de uno en uno, Como cortes en el asidero de un fusil de proscrito. Usted puede dejar atrás al diablo, si usted trata, Pero usted nunca dejará atrás las manos de tiempo.

En el tiempo allí seguramente, viene un día En el tiempo todas cosas se morirán, En tiempo que usted puede regresar algunos dicen. Para vivir una vez más, o morir una vez más, Pero en el tiempo, su tiempo no será más.

--CaptainInsano 17:58, 12 November 2006 (PST)

jc1033's USA comment

Sorry man that wasn't me. I share a computer with the people I live with, and I save my password on lostpedia.

I'm back.

Hey I haven't been on the site for a while, after the whole escapade with that guy (whose name is Nate) finding out my password and reaking havoc on the site. I actually could have gotten back to editing a few times, but every time I tried I realized that my IP was blocked. I'm now at my library where the IP is unblocked so I'll improve the site as much as I can for a little while here. I actually just got your message you left on my talk page (which, along with my user page is blocked so I can't even edit my own User page) last August. I didn't realize that you guys gave my account a second chance; I thought you had given up on me; thanks for that message. -- <<Novajoe23>>

Still a Sysop??

Man, I just joined Lostpedia and every descussion I go to you are a sysop. What happened? Did you do something bad or did you just want a break from being one? I am not trying to seem rude, I am just curious and any information would be helpful. Thanks in advance--Countdown 08:11, 27 June 2007 (PDT)

SysOps at other Lostpedias

Hi, man!

My name (well, my geek name, lol) is Calick, and I am a high-rank editor in the Spanish Lostpedia.

These last months the wiki has experienced a rebirth and a high increase of its numbers of articles thanks to me and other members who have taken the new control of our wiki. However, we have not complete control, because we are not SysOps (the original administrators probably were gone, leaving the page abandoned, or maybe they never existed...).

What I'm asking to you, is there any way to become and Admin based on the qualities a SysOp must have, no matter that I am from another Lostpedia? We have no idea how to become an Admin or a SysOp, and we need to take control of some activities, specially against some recent vandalism actions. I know I haven't done as much as you and sure here I wouldn't deserve the right of what I'm asking for, but the Spanish Lostpedia is smaller by the time, and I've done a huge work as an editor and controller.

Please, if you can help me and my partners, we'll be very grateful to you.

See you...in another life, brotha!


---Thanks!

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