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User talk:Xoid/arc/2007/October

Welcome back[edit]

I'll be the first to begin repopulating your empty talkspace. Welcome back! Glad you have returned and hopefully you can take some of the admin burden off of Nic's shoulders. Scaletail 17:46, 23 October 2007 (CDT)

Mass editing[edit]

Sorry about the editing problem, one of the reasons it was so bad was because I liked to watch the edits pile up in my contributions. It is like a game I play with myself. Only real edits are allowed. I felt that a section was the minimum amount I could reasonably edit at a time without being ridiculous (I did not intentionally leave errors in the section so I could edit again...). I've stopped doing that though. I hadn't realized what it was doing to the server, and I apologize. I'm not particularly adept when it comes to technology because I got the Internet only a year and a half ago. I realize that at times I seem like a hummingbird on crack cocaine, what with more than twelve hundred edits in less than a two months... It is the direct result of obsessive compulsive disorder. I can't help myself. I will try to edit entire articles from now on. Once again, I offer my sincerest apologies. --DragonoftheRust 22:34, 25 October 2007 (CDT)

Heh. Only 1,200 in 2 months? I made over 2,000 in less than a month on a wiki I used to administrate on. So, nah, you're not a freak. Hell, there are even some 'normal' people on Wikipedia with over 50,000 edits in less than two years. To be perfectly honest, the server could probably have coped with what you were putting it through, though if Sarna got a dozen more editors as vigilant as those we have now we might start to put a noticeable dent in Nic's bandwidth. --Xoid 00:45, 26 October 2007 (CDT)
Here is a little trick that I've learned. If you notice a common mispelling ("varaint" or "thier" for instance, though I already took care of them), you can use the search option to find all of that mispelling quickly and then edit the articles on your own time. Be careful about minor variations however, "varaition" didn't get pulled up under the search results for "varaint".--DragonoftheRust 11:08, 26 October 2007 (CDT)