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??? Really confused about the block. Also I would tend to class (as would most other reasonable people_ gaddafi as both a terrorist and lunatic (I'm sure many a headline has called him both)!b  The other edit re columbine shows one of the drawbacks of editing from a tablet. I had thought I fix it up after Taj alerted me to it. Again I ask me to let me state my case as you would want to happen. [[User:Dvergne|DickV]][[User_talk:Dvergne|<sup>Come say g'day ay</sup>]] 12:06, 5 May 2013 (EDT)
??? Really confused about the block. Also I would tend to class (as would most other reasonable people_ gaddafi as both a terrorist and lunatic (I'm sure many a headline has called him both)!b  The other edit re columbine shows one of the drawbacks of editing from a tablet. I had thought I fix it up after Taj alerted me to it. Again I ask me to let me state my case as you would want to happen. [[User:Dvergne|DickV]][[User_talk:Dvergne|<sup>Come say g'day ay</sup>]] 12:06, 5 May 2013 (EDT)
: I also still a tad confused how my creation of a redirect from fai use to fair use was classed as vandalism ? All I was doing was removing a redlink and redirecting then intended wording (fair use) to its correct article. I fail to see anything malicious or otherwise there mate. As we say overhere in oz, might be time for a bex and a lie down mate so you can clear your head a bit. On a completely different tangent, it would be good if you started to include some art from the native australians, the aboriginies as some of the those paintings and rock art is simply stunning. [[User:Dvergne|DickV]][[User_talk:Dvergne|<sup>Come say g'day ay</sup>]] 12:16, 5 May 2013 (EDT)

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Useful links


Hello, Joaquin Martinez, and welcome to Conservapedia!

We're glad you are here to edit. We ask that you read our Editor's Guide before you edit.

At the right are some useful links for you. You can include these links on your user page by putting "{{Useful links}}" on the page. Any questions--ask!

Thanks for reading, Joaquin Martinez!

Archive #1 Archive #2 Archive #3 Archive #4 Archive #5 Archive #6


William Sherman

Hi, for Greatest American Heroes, I don't think William Sherman should be there. He destroyed civilian infrastructures and living supplies and southern people suffered a lot by his strategy. They are innocent civilians. This might be a good Strategy for him but that is a place for greatest heroes and is not for Most Prominent Military Commanders. I don't think anyone will agree what he have done are heroic actions.Thanks.--Conservativedreams 00:40, 26 October 2012 (EDT)

James Madison

What information is contradictory to my point? He said in that quote that he favoured seperation of church and state. RDundas 22:04, 2 May 2009 (EDT)

I was referring to this source:


...which illustrates that the source in which James Madison supposedly expresses his belief that religion is the basis and foundation of government is a quote mine and Madison's words were completely taken out of context. RDundas 22:48, 2 May 2009 (EDT)

Mother's Day

Thank you for the compliment. --Jpatt 19:39, 10 May 2009 (EDT)

Conservapedia is needed in other Languages also!

As an user bored and fatigued with extreme leftism from wikipedia, and because in other languages wikipedia is even many more leftist and atheist; I need to contact with people as you in order to work in a spanish version from conservapedia. And I need to know if I can post articles on conflicts between catholics and evangelicals in Mexico. God Bless you!. Eliécer Guillén.

Featured Articles...

All of the above seem fine to me, my friend. Hope this finds you and your family well and prepared for Summer! --₮K/Admin/Talk 20:15, 22 May 2009 (EDT)

Fine. I will see if any of them has already been selected. We are just fine of health, thank you so much. --Joaquín Martínez 21:37, 22 May 2009 (EDT)
My thought was although some were once considered unsuitable, many have undergone many changes, and we might want to re-consider. Of course I bow to your and Dean's judgment on this! --₮K/Admin/Talk 22:44, 22 May 2009 (EDT)
OK. --Joaquín Martínez 10:43, 23 May 2009 (EDT)

Thanks for the message, Joaquin! At the moment, I have nothing to recommend, though I've personally been working for a while on expading Twentieth Century period (music). There are still a few more sections and references needed before I can consider it finished and ready for suggestion, but you might want to take a look yourself and feel free to add some media. My next section will be about Latin American composers, including a special mention of Carlos Chavez; I notice that you've been responsible for CP's article on him, so please add whatever you like.
All the best to you and yours, JDWpianist 13:13, 24 May 2009 (EDT)

Boy martyr

  • What really happened may never be known. But the previously unthinkable theory, backed by considerable evidence, is that a Palestinian shot the boy in cold blood to create a needed martyr to advance the Palestinian cause. [1]

Based on the above, and my recollection of other reports, it's possible that the Arabs who attacked the Israelis also created a fake "martyr". --Ed Poor Talk 14:38, 27 May 2009 (EDT)

It isn't exactly an unknown ploy, historically speaking, is it? The Nazi's and Communists frequently did and do employ such tactics, when it serves their political interests. To a committed Muslim, in point of fact, it would be an honor to be murdered in furtherance of their cause, same as the Homocide Bombers believe. Alinski merely used history to make his "Rules for Radicals" which are merely the tried-and-true tactics of terrorists down through the ages. --₮K/Admin/Talk 15:15, 27 May 2009 (EDT)

Fair use of Floating Icebergs

Could you please explain to me the situation regarding the fair use of that photograph? I admit I don't speak Spanish, but I was under the impression that El Pais charged for the right to reproduce photos.JohnathanS 20:07, 11 June 2009 (EDT)

Please visit: Fair use --Joaquín Martínez 20:18, 11 June 2009 (EDT)
Please excuse that troll's intrusion, my friend. I have taken care of it. Too many people with too little real work to do! --ṬK/Admin/Talk 20:45, 11 June 2009 (EDT)
Thank you Terry, a good work as always; great for CP! --Joaquín Martínez 20:50, 11 June 2009 (EDT)

Block suggestion

Could you look into User:Wheelchairman? I've noticed some erratic activity by him/her and feel that he/she may not be legit. Perhaps you could investigate and see what you think?--CPalmer 10:43, 19 June 2009 (EDT)

Thank you! You might want to remove any pages he created too: they are obscene/moronic. JohnFraiser 10:47, 19 June 2009 (EDT)

Thank you for the welcome!

I thank you! My sister novio is called Joaquin! They live in Spain! Leo Lexfundamen I see that you ask me to sign my edits but that message is not here. I am still get used to writing on wikipedia and I forget to sign the way I am supposed to. Do I write Lexfundamen each time or is there a way to sign that is more simple? Lexfundamen

To sign just use the "signature button"; ist alles klar? --Joaquín Martínez 21:31, 20 June 2009 (EDT)

Physics Article

Hi. I added the explanations to my change of definitions in the talk page of the physics article. Thanks for reverting back most of my edits --Quetzalcoatl 22:50, 23 June 2009 (EDT)

Great. --Joaquín Martínez 07:21, 24 June 2009 (EDT)

Image_upload_requests page question

What does the strikethough of the text requesting an image mean? I requested some images and I noticed you edited them to place a strikethough, what does that mean? -- BMcP 10:13, 24 June 2009 (EDT)

That those images are already uploaded. --Joaquín Martínez 10:16, 24 June 2009 (EDT)
Oh! Thanks, I will try and look for them then. -- BMcP 10:20, 24 June 2009 (EDT)


I am recommending mainspace article Sotomayor remain until Monday instead of Saturday. If enough people get a chance to read about her, maybe they will be motivated to call their Congress and press to derail her.--Jpatt 02:09, 11 July 2009 (EDT)

Fine. --Joaquín Martínez 09:53, 11 July 2009 (EDT)


Well, thanks for your work too! AddisonDM 19:16, 23 July 2009 (EDT)

  • Joaquín my friend, that user was indeed a lying liar, the one who purported to be in the military. He has been blocked several times, and like all deceitful liberals, keeps coming back. Your instincts were correct. --ṬK/Admin/Talk 20:07, 23 July 2009 (EDT)

Great addition to time

Joaquin, I love that Dali artwork and it is a superb addition to time! Thank you for sharing that insight!--Andy Schlafly 23:25, 1 September 2009 (EDT)

My pleasure, as always! --Joaquín Martínez 23:28, 1 September 2009 (EDT)

Empty set

I see you've added the bit about Christian mathematicians back to the page about the empty set. I'm a Christian math grad student, and I've never heard of anything like this. This was the only edit this user ever made to the CP and it reeks of parody. But I'm willing to believe I'm wrong and just haven't encountered this -- do you have more information? Thanks for your work on the site -- I'm a big fan! --MarkGall 19:49, 2 September 2009 (EDT)

Sorry, I did think deleting that information was a mistake. Fixing it right now. --Joaquín Martínez 20:07, 2 September 2009 (EDT)

Edit summaries

Hi, Joaquín. I was just thinking about edit summaries when I noticed you left one out on your main page edit. So I added "your" edit summary; I don't mean to take credit for your addition, though.

By the way, some friends of mine are holding a prayer service (in the rain) at Ground Zero this morning. --Ed Poor Talk 10:10, 11 September 2009 (EDT)

Fine. --Joaquín Martínez 14:33, 11 September 2009 (EDT)

art article request


I do like your art articles - especially when you feature Christian art. Could you please create these two articles: Christian paintings and Christian art. I think these two articles would be very beautiful articles since there is a lot of great Christian masterpieces. conservative 06:17, 21 September 2009 (EDT)

Sure, it is a great idea! --Joaquín Martínez 07:26, 21 September 2009 (EDT)
Thanks, I am especially looking forward to the Christian paintings. Perhaps, this will help: http://www.allposters.com/-st/Christian-Masterpiece-Posters_c5922_.htm conservative 04:05, 22 September 2009 (EDT)
Done, thank you for the advise. --Joaquín Martínez 17:03, 26 September 2009 (EDT)
Joaquin, thanks for creating the article. I tweaked the title of the article plus a few headings so people could find your article easier via the search engines. People do more searches on Christian paintings rather than Christian painting. conservative 19:20, 26 September 2009 (EDT)
It is fine but I got 51,400,000 for Christian painting and 25,300,000 de Christian paintings in Google at this moment. --Joaquín Martínez 19:38, 26 September 2009 (EDT)

Expert help needed for images

Joaquin, you're the master at the images. I need to reduce the images in Economics Lecture Four to half size, but when I use smaller sizes (e.g., 200px) the images will not display. Do you know how this can be done? It would be immensely helpful if those images could be reduced, because they are interfering with the printing of the lecture. Thanks so much, and thanks for teaching us with all of your contributions.--Andy Schlafly 10:29, 21 September 2009 (EDT)

Joaquin, thanks so much. Actually, I did more investigation and testing and just discovered that it was a long link that was causing the printing problem, rather than the images. That was bizarre. But your tip about preferring jpg to gif is very useful also. Thanks!--Andy Schlafly 16:45, 21 September 2009 (EDT)

Thank you

I appreciate your understanding. Godspeed to you as well. RoyP 12:27, 22 September 2009 (EDT)

Can you fix the current featured article?

The text for it include some Wiki code. Jinx McHue 21:49, 19 October 2009 (EDT)

Thanks for the informative news posting

Thanks, as always, Joaquin, for your informative news posting!--Andy Schlafly 18:12, 24 October 2009 (EDT)

Thank you Andy for your friendship. --Joaquín Martínez 22:05, 24 October 2009 (EDT)

Nice image of the Bible!

Thanks for the nice image of a Bible! You are the master of good images, Joaquin!--Andy Schlafly 14:37, 25 October 2009 (EDT)

Thank you so much! --Joaquín Martínez 20:40, 25 October 2009 (EDT)


Hello Joaquin;

You seem to be the artistic man on Conservapedia - I love the frontpage series - could you help me find/upload some good Stanley Spencer images? I just visited Sandham Memorial Chapel, which has some amazing and inspiring work by the man, but I can't find any good, free-use pictures of his frescoes. I was going to start an article on him and his work, and your help would be invaluable. Thankyou. AungSein 19:52, 31 October 2009 (EDT)

OK, good idea! --Joaquín Martínez 08:00, 1 November 2009 (EST)
Thankyou very much. AungSein 08:37, 1 November 2009 (EST)
Again, thanks for all the images. I borrowed some of your article layouts, but as I'm not very experienced at this whole wiki thing, it came out a bit weird. It's nice to have someone who knows about art - I've been browsing through some of your masterpiece archives, and especially like the Posada. There's an exhibition on Mexican engraving on right now at the British library, I might try to bring some post-cards back. AungSein 09:58, 1 November 2009 (EST)
Great! --Joaquín Martínez 10:19, 1 November 2009 (EST)


Joaquin, the masterpiece is superb as always, but I think we can now move to the next masterpiece. This image might be a bit depressing to keep up all week. Thanks. Also, I'm going to suggest to User:Conservative that he trim the front page images near the bottom. Thanks much.--Andy Schlafly 16:57, 2 November 2009 (EST)

Done. --Joaquín Martínez 17:29, 2 November 2009 (EST)
Thanks! The new one is much more pleasant to look at, although does not make as lasting impression as the other one.  :-) The prior one was very effective and a compelling work of art. Your presentation of the masterpieces has been superb and much appreciated by many people.--Andy Schlafly 17:41, 2 November 2009 (EST)
Thanks Andy! --Joaquín Martínez 17:42, 2 November 2009 (EST)

If you please, I made a minor adjustment to your Masterpiece and World Treasure blocks on the main page; this was done to tighten up the whole and allow space for editorial cartoons as they come up. Hopefully, it works for you, but if not, feel free to revert it. Karajou 14:58, 4 November 2009 (EST)

Take note. --Joaquín Martínez 22:35, 4 November 2009 (EST)


Joaquin, "Allahu" has to mean "Allah", not God. The Muslim chant, which is what this is from, is to Allah, not God.--Andy Schlafly 19:49, 6 November 2009 (EST)

Andy, the word "Allahu" means in Arab "God". It comes from: Al-lâh. "Al" means "the" and "ilah" means "god". --Joaquín Martínez 19:58, 6 November 2009 (EST)
Joaquin, I have an open mind about this, but Muslims chant to "Allahu" and they're not chanting to "God", but to "Allah". I suspect that the sources that translate "Allahu" as God would also translate "Allah" as God, but theologically that is not precise. Allah is now a common English word all its own and should be used here, rather than replaced by God.--Andy Schlafly 20:01, 6 November 2009 (EST)
I wonder if Arabic-speaking Christians/Jews refer to God as Allah/Allahu? -- Jeffrey W. LauttamusDiscussion 20:04, 6 November 2009 (EST)
Good question, but this individual was Muslim, so I doubt it matters. He was referring to Allah. By the way, Allah has been an English word since ... 1584.--Andy Schlafly 20:05, 6 November 2009 (EST)
Please try: [2] --Joaquín Martínez 21:03, 6 November 2009 (EST)
Good point, Joaquin, and that seems to support your position. But on closer examination the dictionary is simply explaining what the English word "Allah" is: a synonym for God (which is an oversimplification). The dictionary is not translating "Allahu" as "Allah". Later on that page is the fuller definition, under "Word Origin & History": Allah 1702, Muslim name of the Supreme Being, from Arabic Allahu.--Andy Schlafly 21:33, 6 November 2009 (EST)
Joaquin is correct, Andy. The Arabic word "Allah" is formed from the word "al" and "ilah" literally meaning "The Lord." Arabic speaking Christians and Jews also refer to God as Allah. Moreover, Muslims worship the God of Abraham, just as Christians and Jews do. Indeed, even Jesus called God "Allah." When he cried out to God, he said "Eloi Eloi lama sabachthani" or "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" Eloi in Aramaic is the same word as Allah in Arabic.
You seem to be under the impression that Muslims worship some deity whose name is Allah, which would be as wrong as me saying that Christians worship a deity named God. ArabicLesson 20:25, 7 November 2009 (EST)
Christians do worship God, and Muslims submit to Allah. Allah has been an English word and the accepted translation of "Allahu" since 1584.--Andy Schlafly 23:45, 7 November 2009 (EST)
Do you mean that the Muslim Allah is not the same deity as our Christian God? Cambrian 23:52, 7 November 2009 (EST)
According to dictionary.com, the word originated in 1702, not 1584. Furthermore, it is a synonym for the word 'God'. It is simply the Arabic word for God, used by Christians, Jews and Muslims speaking Arabic. Since the words God and Allah are synonyms, it doesn't particularly matter which is used, however I would argue in favour of using the word 'God' rather than 'Allah' when translating from Arabic into English. EJHall 23:56, 7 November 2009 (EST)
Note: Indication of synonym status. EJHall 00:00, 8 November 2009 (EST)

The Compact Oxford Dictionary defines "Allah" as "the name of God among Muslims (and Arab Christians)." The Cambridge Dictionary of American English says: "the Islamic name for God." The 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica: "the Arabic name used by Moslems of all nationalities for the one true God." The Catholic Encyclopedia: "The name of God in Arabic." MichaelHWC 23:57, 7 November 2009 (EST)

Dictionary.com is wrong in the date of origin for Allah in English.
In response to Cambrian, the words are different, and have different meanings, differences that precise translation preserves.--Andy Schlafly 23:59, 7 November 2009 (EST)
Apologies if you've done this before, but would you mind linking to a reference that supports your 1584 claim? EJHall 00:01, 8 November 2009 (EST)
Thank you for your response. We learned in school that Muslims worship the same God as us Catholics do. Are you saying they don't? I would like to know more about this so I can speak with a Syriac priest at my school who grew up in Lebanon. Cambrian 00:12, 8 November 2009 (EST)
In reply to EJHall, the reputable Merriam-Webster dictionary and its date of origin of words are available online. In response to Cambrian, please do explain to your teacher that in English Allah is a different word, with a different meaning, compared with God. If they had identical meanings then they would not be two different words.
Thank you. I'll take Merriam-Webster over dictionary.com any day. However, I don't think it's wise of you to deny the existence of synonyms. EJHall 17:00, 8 November 2009 (EST)
The Oxford English Dictionary, which I place above Merriam-Webster in terms of authority, lists 1702 (which has been referred to been borrowed from by other dictionaries, apparently) and it would be interesting to know MW's reasons for the earlier date. The definition in the OED is simply: "The name of the Deity among Muslims." The etymology from the OED: "[a. Arab. all{amac}h the (true) God, contr. of al-il{amac}h, i.e. al the + il{amac}h god = Aram. {ebreve}l{amac}h, Heb. {ebreve}l{omac}ah.]" which shows that Arabic, Aramaic, and Hebrew are all much more closely related to each other than any to "God," which is of course of Germanic origin. But isn't all of this moot, as the gunman was speaking Arabic at the time? He wasn't using "Allah" within an English sentence. Arabic speakers of all Abrahamic religions use the same term for "God." So, it is perfectly reasonable for newspapers and other sources to translate the word as "God." CPlantin 15:25, 9 November 2009 (CST)
Andy, you don't speak Arabic, so for you to claim authority on transliteration of Arabic is comical. Arabic uses modifiers to alter a root word to indicate relationships between words in a sentence. What you would transliterate as "Allahu Akhbar" is the word Allah modified by the "u" suffix to indicate the verb "to be" and then akhbar meaning "great" hence "God is great." Allahu is not a different word from Allah, as you suggest. It is the same word with a verb modifier. ArabicLesson 00:33, 8 November 2009 (EST)
Your argument that "Allahu" is "Allah" plus a modifier provides even further support for translating the term as "Allah" in English. Does your nit-picky point amuse yourself also? "Allah" remains the correct translation under your own argument.--Andy Schlafly 11:01, 8 November 2009 (EST)
ArabicLesson is right. Allah is Arabic for God. If you open an Arabic-language bible, the first thing you'll read in Genesis 1:1 is 'Fee al-badi' khalaqa Allahu as-Samaawaat wa al-Ard.' AdeleM 15:03, 8 November 2009 (EST)
This isn't about being nit picky, it's about being correct. The word "Allahu" would appropriately translate as "God is." You seem to want to insist that "Allah" is not translated to English as God, which is puzzling, since Muslims worship the same God as Christians and Jews, that being the God of Abraham. Just because "Allah" shows up in the dictionary does not make it an English word. "Perestroika", "detente", and "hara-kiri" show up in the dictionary, but they are not English words either. ArabicLesson 13:27, 8 November 2009 (EST)
From this debate something valuable could be saved for: Allah. --Joaquín Martínez 15:07, 8 November 2009 (EST)

Medicine in Egypt

Could we rename this article Medicine in Ancient Egypt seeing as how all the content is regarding ancient Egypt? -- Jeffrey W. LauttamusDiscussion 21:15, 6 November 2009 (EST)

It had nothing in it but a request for deletion, so I deleted it. Am I missing something?--Andy Schlafly 21:34, 6 November 2009 (EST)
I'm sorry, I moved the content to the new page and put the {{speedy}} template on there. I thought that may be easier for you guys. Sorry for the mix up! -- Jeffrey W. LauttamusDiscussion 21:39, 6 November 2009 (EST)

Gracias por su trabajo

Me gustan tus páginas sobre obras de arte - Taj 14:04, 3 December 2009 (EST)


Why did you re-add the image? It adds nothing to the article, and frankly looks like something I put on my geocities page back in the 90s. DouglasA 12:49, 13 December 2009 (EST)

Sorry, I think is a good one and it helps the subjects.
Please do not delete material before talking.

--Joaquín Martínez 12:59, 13 December 2009 (EST)


Thanks for finding a pic. Here's another good one: http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/File:Nozze_di_Figaro_Scene_19th_century.jpg JDWpianist 19:07, 22 December 2009 (EST)

Thanks again. Now I'm working on making it a long enough article to justify such a wealth of images. Keep watching. :)
Merry Christmas to you and yours. JDWpianist 17:54, 23 December 2009 (EST)
Thanks and HAPPY NEW YEAR! RJJensen 00:16, 31 December 2009 (EST)

Happy New Year!

Thank you my friend! --ṬK/Admin/Talk 00:45, 31 December 2009 (EST)

¡Feliz Año Nuevo!

Gracias Joaquín, y yo les deseo un año nuevo muy próspero - Taj 18:43, 31 December 2009 (EST)

(Yo o Les?) lol.. forgive if my spanish is not so good.. :-) Taj 18:46, 31 December 2009 (EST)
It is both: les deseo. --Joaquín Martínez 21:33, 31 December 2009 (EST)--Joaquín Martínez

Thanks for wishing me a happy New Year!

Thanks for wishing me a happy New Year! May this new year be a blessed year for you.conservative 00:55, 2 January 2010 (EST)

Featured article

Joaquin, the new featured article has factual and complimentary information but seems inappropriate for the idea-based approach for this site. Put another way, ideas matter here, not ethnicity. Or stated a third way, the entry is not encyclopedic or sufficiently educational. So while I rarely intervene in another Administrators' action, I think we need to withdraw this type of article (and other ethnic-based entries) for further consideration.--Andy Schlafly 21:42, 24 January 2010 (EST)

Fine. --Joaquín Martínez 07:59, 25 January 2010 (EST)
Joaquin, thanks so much for your cooperation and very high level of contributions. I've learned enormously from you. Please feel free to replace "Scott Brown" on the Featured Article with something new that is more scholarly. I simply placed his entry there temporarily because he was in the news.--Andy Schlafly 11:49, 26 January 2010 (EST)
OK. --Joaquín Martínez 14:32, 26 January 2010 (EST)

Hello, my friend!

It is good to see you this fine morning, Joaquín! I also was pleased to read the news from Honduras. The people there deserved a break! --ṬK/Admin/Talk 09:20, 28 January 2010 (EST)

Same feeling dear TK! --Joaquín Martínez 09:25, 28 January 2010 (EST)

Wilson Bentley's Snowflake Photography

In 1885, Wilson Bentley began photographing snowflakes, managing to capture more than 5,000 of the tiny ice crystals before his death in 1931. [3] & [4]
--ṬK/Admin/Talk 15:51, 8 February 2010 (EST)

Very interesting indeed. --Joaquín Martínez 19:03, 8 February 2010 (EST)

Diego Rivera article

In the Diego Rivera article, is the center the best place to have that image? Also, I removed the italics from the page because I couldn't find a reason for italicizing those parts of the page; those revisions were reverted when you moved the image back, as well. Do those italics need to be there? Thanks for the help! In Christ, Tzoran 11:08, 15 February 2010 (EST)

Golden Age of Mexican Cinema

Hi Joaquin! I was curious if you were a fan of Mexican film from the '30s to '50s. The Vienna Film Museum is putting on a film festival this month, and if you have any recommendations, I'd like to see one or two of the best. You can see the list here.

Schönen Tag noch!

JDWpianist 07:23, 19 February 2010 (EST)

Danke vielmals!
La mujer del puerto (Die Frau vom Hafen) (1934) und María Candelaria (1944) sind sehr gut. Viel Glück...

--Joaquín Martínez 08:19, 19 February 2010 (EST)

Thanks for the suggestions! I'll let you know when I've gone. Take care. JDWpianist 14:18, 19 February 2010 (EST)

Muchas gracias!

Gracias por el bienvenido, Joaquìn! Veo que hablas un poco de italiano! ;) --Maquissar 20:14, 24 February 2010 (EST)

Puoi praticarlo con me quando vuoi, se sono online! ... Y yo tambien necesito un poco de practica por mi español! :) --Maquissar 20:22, 24 February 2010 (EST)


I think that block may need to be extended, Joaquin. He's nothing more than a vandal. -- Jeff W. LauttamusDiscussion 09:57, 7 March 2010 (EST)

Thank you :-)

Thank you for protecting the images of flowers for me the other day. :-) Taj 13:42, 7 March 2010 (EST)

Thank you for your kind welcome

Thank you for your kind welcome. I would really appreciate if you'd check out my new article, Nick Clegg, and tell me if the style is right. I've tried to get it right, but it might have too much or too little opinion! Thanks. --Newton 12:25, 11 March 2010 (EST)

beautiful main page pic

The Apotheosis of George Washington picture you put on the front page was an excellent choice. Thanks for making CP a more attractive looking website. conservative 17:35, 12 April 2010 (EDT)

dan in indiana

Joaquín, take a look at this: http://heateddebate.tribe.net/thread/c2666bd1-ceae-484c-9076-cc61dabacffc It appears as if I may have a very persistent fan in Indiana. :) conservative 10:25, 24 April 2010 (EDT)

Amazing! some of the 5,200 visitor to the article. Could it be our Dan? --Joaquín Martínez 16:50, 24 April 2010 (EDT)

Need your insights

Joaquin, we need your insights on the Arizona controversy. We're open-minded and would benefit from your views. Please comment if you would like.--Andy Schlafly 09:36, 1 May 2010 (EDT)

Sure I will. --Joaquín Martínez 19:33, 1 May 2010 (EDT)

Good to see you!

I hope all is well, my friend, and the summer not too oppressive. I was beginning to be concerned, not hearing back from you about your question.....I think it was back in May? --ṬK/Admin/Talk 08:44, 30 June 2010 (EDT)

Thank you Terry. Now, that Mexico is out of the World Cup, I have a little more time. --Joaquín Martínez 09:01, 30 June 2010 (EDT)

quick note re: left side of main page

I know I have utilized the left side of the main page to promote various matters relating to atheism, evolutionism, and creation science, but my main page involvement is going to go down after today. I am quite pleased with web traffic the articles in these subjects enjoy and now I think future growth to these group of articles will largely happen through the overall growth of the Conservapedia domain traffic as a whole. From this point on, although I may tweak the popular articles at Conservapedia section of the main page and mention any big happenings in the atheism/Christianity/evolutionism/creation arena, I think my left main page involvement is going dramatically down. Please don't feel as though you are stepping on my toes should you wish to make dramatic changes to the left side of the main page. The only thing I ask is try not to be too politically correct on the left side of the main page. :). conservative 14:34, 25 August 2010 (EDT)

Agree! --Joaquín Martínez 21:53, 6 September 2010 (EDT)
Welcome back, Joaquin! We've missed you.--Andy Schlafly 22:22, 6 September 2010 (EDT)
Thank you Andy; only a little busy. --Joaquín Martínez 08:39, 7 September 2010 (EDT)


Good to see you Joaquín! But make sure everything is tied down!! --ṬK/Admin/Talk 21:51, 17 September 2010 (EDT)

It is; but hurricanes are afraid of this part of this Mexican peninsula. --Joaquín Martínez 15:21, 18 September 2010 (EDT)


Joaquin, it's great to learn from your edits again. I really enjoyed your edit to the Bible verse by inserting "Conservative Bible Project."  :-)

By the way, I'm thinking that conservative Marco Rubio may be our next president. He speaks Spanish very fluently, and was far more popular than the frontrunner Mitt Romney at a joint appearance recently.--Andy Schlafly 16:22, 2 October 2010 (EDT)

Thank you Andy. You know how much I love working here in CP. --Joaquín Martínez 14:00, 3 October 2010 (EDT)

Great quote!

Thanks for posting that great quote, Joaquin! I had never seen that insight before.--Andy Schlafly 22:32, 8 November 2010 (EST)

gallery of photos

Since "files" is kind more a computer storage unit (and not everyone is into computers) rather than a description of what is being visually presented, I changed the name to "Gallery of photos". I think that is better, but I am certainly open to feedback. I do appreciate that you like the photos I uploaded. :) conservative 21:23, 3 December 2010 (EST)

Excellent idea! --Joaquín Martínez 16:21, 4 December 2010 (EST)

More photos you can use

Here is a bunch of nice photos you can use as long as you indicate where you got them when you upload them to Conservapedia. The photos were taken by a world traveler and some of the photos of some famous places are quite nice and you have to scroll down the web pages to see them: http://www.flickr.com/photos/evolution_atheism/ and http://www.flickr.com/photos/evolution_atheism/page2/ 22:09, 3 December 2010 (EST)

Well done!

Terrific update to the Main page, Joaquin! I'll trim it a bit so your edit appears higher on the page.--Andy Schlafly 23:30, 11 December 2010 (EST)

Thank you! --Joaquín Martínez 08:08, 12 December 2010 (EST)


Just wanted to alert someone to possible incoming regarding the Homosexual agenda page, as i just linked to it in opposing pro-homosexual activists on the Boston Globe forum. [5] page 8 Daniel1212 13:46, 19 December 2010 (EST)

Ok. --Joaquín Martínez 14:26, 19 December 2010 (EST)

Merry Christmas

Thanks for your wishes and Merry Christmas to you as well! Your hard work on this site is admirable. --TeacherEd 13:03, 24 December 2010 (EST)

Thank you so much! --Joaquín Martínez 13:05, 24 December 2010 (EST)

Feliz Navidad! [6] Karajou 13:16, 24 December 2010 (EST)

Thank you Joaquín!

Thanks for the Welcome. It's nice to see a fellow Martínez here. :) Hablo español mejor que inglés a veces, ¡discúlpame! --Carlos

Thanks, Joaquin!

Thanks for adding the picture, Joaquin to my user page! And perhaps next year we'll meet at the March for Life!--Andy Schlafly 18:37, 25 January 2011 (EST)

Why not Andy! --Joaquín Martínez 18:46, 25 January 2011 (EST)


Thanks for the photos, Joaquin. --Ed Poor Talk 12:17, 29 January 2011 (EST)

My pleasure! --Joaquín Martínez 12:27, 29 January 2011 (EST)

Great reverts!

Great reverts, Joaquin!--Andy Schlafly 12:46, 5 February 2011 (EST)

Thanks for the welcome. Will.

Request to upload a picture

Hello Joaquín! I was wondering if you wouldn't mind uploading this picture to Conservapedia for an article on former Supreme Court Associate Justice Frank Murphy.--IDuan 17:17, 22 February 2011 (EST)

Done --Joaquín Martínez 19:08, 22 February 2011 (EST)
Thanks Joaquín! - Article created :) --IDuan 10:57, 23 February 2011 (EST)

Hey! Can I call on you again? This time to upload of a picture of James F. Byrnes - found here. Thanks in advance!--IDuan 17:42, 7 March 2011 (EST)


Mucho gusto conocerle. Agredezco de su articlo de Filippinas. Tengo primo con mismo nomber y pensaba que era usted! Es muy raro encontrar persona que habla castellano aqui en Filipinas. --Jondel 19:57, 12 March 2011 (EST)

Japanese article name

Hi, can you help me figure out Fukushima? I think there are two different articles. --Ed Poor Talk 00:10, 17 March 2011 (EDT)

I just noticed that myself actually, there seems to be F u k u s h i m a and another without the spaces though they contain the same text. I am pretty new so not sure if I can help though. MaxFletcher 00:12, 17 March 2011 (EDT)
One has the correct name and the other is the internal links solution for Spam filter. --Joaquín Martínez 08:19, 17 March 2011 (EDT)


Hello Joaquín Martínez, I would appreciate if you could upload this image and title it Evolutionary Creation and describe it as follows: "Theistic evolution (also called evolutionary creation) proposes that God is the creator of the material universe and by consequence, all life within. In theistic evolution, the "evolution" can refer to a Complete Formative Evolution of all physical and biological features during the entire formative history of nature — with astronomical evolution (to form galaxies and solar systems) and geological evolution (to form the earth's geology) plus chemical evolution (to form the first life) and biological evolution (for the development of life) — or it can refer to only part of the process, with different claims about each of the four aspects of evolution." Thanks, AnupamTalk 14:27, 5 April 2011 (EDT)

It is here since December 2007 as: File:Intelligentdesign.jpg. --Joaquín Martínez 19:42, 5 April 2011 (EDT)

Evolutionary Creation.jpg

Dear Mr. Martínez, could you please supplant the image here with the image shown above? I would appreciate it. Thanks, AnupamTalk 00:44, 11 April 2011 (EDT)

Done. --Joaquín Martínez 10:31, 11 April 2011 (EDT)


Sorry, I didn't mean to overstep any boundaries in my blocking of Billy1. I am quite new to this. MaxFletcher 20:14, 5 April 2011 (EDT)

So sorry, my mistake. --Joaquín Martínez 20:21, 5 April 2011 (EDT)

Photo upload

Hi, I would like to upload a photo of myself, I don't have the rights, can you do it for me? Thanks. --SarahWollstone 20:19, 8 April 2011 (EDT)


Dear Joaquín Martínez, could you please upload this image and add it to this section of the article. Also, the replacement here did not work correctly. In order for it to work correctly, "Image:Atom.jpg" must be replaced with "File:Evolutionary Creation.jpg" I hope this helps :) Thanks for your efforts! With regards, AnupamTalk 15:52, 12 April 2011 (EDT)

I will also appreciate if you can please upload this image to this section of the article as well. For the description of this image, please write "The ozone molecule is represented by two resonance structures. In reality the two terminal oxygen atoms are equivalent and the hybrid structure is drawn on the right with a charge of -1/2 on both oxygen atoms and partial double bonds with a full and dashed line and bond order 1.5." Thanks, AnupamTalk 11:55, 13 April 2011 (EDT)
So sorry. File isn't uploader; could not do it. --Joaquín Martínez 14:52, 13 April 2011 (EDT)
Dear Joaquín Martínez, File:QuantumHarmonicOscillatorAnimation.gif is not loading correctly here. Could you please fix that problem? Thanks in advance! Also, in regards to the file I just requested you to upload (File:Delocalization_ozone.svg), is it not uploading? If that's the case, I would appreciate if you could please upload this image instead. I look forward to hearing your reply. Thanks, AnupamTalk 18:52, 13 April 2011 (EDT)
Sorry, .gif and .png don't work fine here in CP. Please choose some other material. --Joaquín Martínez 19:30, 13 April 2011 (EDT)
Joaquín Martínez, besides the animated image, is it possible for you to resave those images on your computer, in the appropriate format, and upload them so that they might work? Thanks in advance. I look forward to hearing from you soon. With regards, AnupamTalk 18:11, 14 April 2011 (EDT)
I have done several essays with no results. Sorry, think something else please. --Joaquín Martínez 18:33, 14 April 2011 (EDT)
Dear Joaquín Martínez, I have found some images that will work. Could you please kindly upload this image, this image, this image, this image, and this image? These images are all in .jpg format so hopefully they should work! Thanks in advance for all of your help. With regards, AnupamTalk 14:54, 16 April 2011 (EDT)

Done. --Joaquín Martínez 18:57, 16 April 2011 (EDT)

Thank you very much. You're a gentleman and a scholar. Cheers, AnupamTalk 01:25, 17 April 2011 (EDT)


Dear Joaquín Martínez, can you please move Irreligious to Irreligion? I highly appreciate it. Thanks, AnupamTalk 17:14, 20 April 2011 (EDT)

Template Vandalism

Hey, you were the last sysop I saw edit so I was wondering if you could delete these: Template:Gay and Template:Deleted. I think another user has blanked them but if you look in the history you can clearly see they are vandalism created by User:Ether TonyB 19:45, 29 April 2011 (EDT)

Done--Jpatt 19:52, 29 April 2011 (EDT)
Thanks! TonyB 19:53, 29 April 2011 (EDT)

Gallery of American Heroes

Thanks for your help :) --HarabecW 00:19, 18 May 2011 (EDT)


Hello! I hope you are doing well. I would appreciate if you could kindly move the article titled witch to witchcraft and add the latter term in this template. Thanks! With regards, AnupamTalk 17:58, 3 June 2011 (EDT)

Conservapedia:Community Portal

Conservapedia:Community Portal

image descriptions

re: image descriptions

I just uploaded those pictures for SharonW as a favor. I am glad you liked them. I don't have much interest in the subject so I regret to say that I will not be adding descriptions to those images, but if others wish to do this I certainly would not object. 14:02, 17 July 2011 (EDT)

Debt Limit Graphic

I just posted this on the talk page for the article, but I figured I would bring it up here as you posted it. I appreciate the idea of the graphic and feel as though it could really illustrate the severity of our debt, however on the current graphic I cannot view the legend so I do not know what the different colors mean. I think that either a different graphic could be used or perhaps just a description in the notes for the graphic? Thank you. --MRellek 21:26, 19 July 2011 (EDT)

Featured Articles

Thanks for voting for China! Anyway, I told RobSmith the debt ceiling was up long enough and the article needed to be rotated. Could you do it? Thanks!!--JamesWilson 10:12, 2 August 2011 (EDT)

So sorry. I am on vacations with little time to work here. --Joaquín Martínez 14:56, 2 August 2011 (EDT)

Gilbert Stuart and Martha Washington

I don't believe the Andrews painting should be included in the Gilbert Stuart article. It probably would be better to include the original instead. See here. --SharonW 22:45, 8 August 2011 (EDT)

Please let me know if you want to serve on a blocking policy refinement panel

Please let me know if you want to serve on a blocking policy refinement panel. I invited someone to edit Conservapedia and they were blocked and they should not have been. I got the block overturned. So I think there is room for improvement in Conservapedia's blocking policy. You can sign up HERE. I invited active Syops/Admins plus people with blocking rights who might wish to be Sysops. If I left anyone out, please let them know about the panel. The people with blocking rights can sign up HERE. The panel will probably convene when Iduan is back from his summer vacation or fairly soon afterwards. Conservative 13:47, 13 August 2011 (EDT)

Thank you but at present I am on vacations. --Joaquín Martínez 11:01, 15 August 2011 (EDT)

Request for Admin assistance

To all senior admins and sysops. I am being repeatedly abused by user:conservative who, among other things, accuses me continuously of being an atheist simply because I point out some of the holes in his articles. See here for the latest accusation. I have asked him numerous times to desist with his sneering name calling as I find it offensive to have my faith questioned and nothing is ever done. He state’s I am atheist because I don’t agree with some of his ridiculous contentions. In actual fact it isn’t even that I disagree with him it is that I point out his shoddy research, poor scholarship and his berating, insulting and sarcastic behaviour towards others. I am of the opinion now that he is purposely calling me names because he knows I don’t like it which is unchristian, impolite and, above all, insulting. Is anyone going to teach this man some manners? Has Conservapedia become a place where Conservative is allowed to behave this way without any warning or comeuppance but all other editors and warned and blocked for minor infractions. He is in continual violation of the commandments yet NOTHING is done whereas people like myself are always watching out to avoid being banned. Well, fine, ban me if you like. I probably will be after this posting and no doubt Conservative will cackle with glee at “winning” again. But laugh Conservative, you win nothing. I post this is full knowledge that I might be blocked banned and insulted by you in my absence and I have always remained polite and civil plus I can hold my head up high. Hopefully one of you will take a stand and insist on standards of civility. But I don’t hold out much hope. Thanks, many of you were kind, decent people whom I enjoyed working with and I pray for you. MaxFletcher 19:22, 5 October 2011 (EDT)


Thank you for reverting the annoying comments on my talk page. I greatly appreciate it. Kevin Davis Talk 20:25, 15 October 2011 (EDT)


Hello Joaquín Martínez, I would appreciate if you could please kindly add "religious affiliation" to this template. Thanks, AnupamTalk 16:22, 20 October 2011 (EDT)

Image upload

Hey, I was told that to upload an image i had to ask someone with permission and it sent me here so...what do i do now? (i'm new here) previous unsigned comment by user:brettsworld

Just ask them, with a link to the image you want, and if deemed appropriate, it will arrive.JonM 00:20, 22 December 2011 (EST)

Wanted Image

For the article, British Columbia, I was wondering if you could upload this image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_British_Columbia.svg when you feel convenient. Thanks in advance, JonM 00:18, 22 December 2011 (EST)

Done. --Joaquín Martínez 21:15, 11 January 2012 (EST)

I would say thanks for the welcome Joaquin

But I've actually been registered here for over a year now. I don't edit much as I see no real point in trying to majorly improve a wiki dominated by articles about bestiality and the like.

But thanks for the welcome anyway. Davidspencer 09:23, 11 January 2012 (EST)

Great reverts!

Great reverts, Joaquin!--Andy Schlafly 18:28, 15 January 2012 (EST)

World Heritage Sites

Hi Joaquin, I really appreciate what you do on CP. I updated different articles about the World Heritage Sites. Let me know what you think of it. --PhilipN 21:19, 23 January 2012 (EST)

Fine, thank you! --Joaquín Martínez 09:39, 24 January 2012 (EST)


Mr. Martínez, with all due respect, when you post news on to Conservapedia's Main Page that includes verbatim quotations from the original source, such as this and this, I suggest you use quotation marks so that the reader knows who the quote should be properly attributed to. Regards, --BaileyJ 02:21, 5 February 2012 (EST)

please check your email

Please check your email. Conservative 10:18, 4 March 2012 (EST)

Thanks, I did it yesterday. Its Ok. --Joaquín Martínez 10:25, 4 March 2012 (EST)

Vandal on the loose

Can you block this account (User:WhoLovesBigOnesss), now that you're online? Thanks, GregG 16:02, 13 March 2012 (EDT)


You left a message on my talk page: "It seems that you were blocked in February... please be careful."

I wasn't aware that I had been blocked, and I certainly haven't seen any messages about such an action.

Can you provide more details please? RolandPlankton 09:34, 22 March 2012 (EDT)

See: 14:23, 4 February 2012, Taj deleted "User:RolandPlankton" ‎ (Vandalism / parody). --Joaquín Martínez 09:51, 22 March 2012 (EDT)
Perhaps another user had put vandalism or parody on Mr Plankton's user page. That would be a reason for the deletion, but of course it wouldn't be Mr P's fault.--CPalmer 09:55, 22 March 2012 (EDT)
I believe that 4 February 2012 was when I first registered on Conservapedia. My user name was chosen in accordance with CP Guideline: "As a sign of good faith and accountability it is recommended that editors select a user name based on a permutation of their real name.". Certainly my son was instantly able to recognise my user name as referring to me. RolandPlankton 10:04, 22 March 2012 (EDT)
Buenos días Señor Martínez - I answered User:RolandPlankton's question on my talk page. I think this should clear up the misunderstanding. :-) Best Wishes to you & Blessings. Thank you, Taj 13:01, 22 March 2012 (EDT)


... for blocking AuguO so promptly! AugustO 17:02, 23 March 2012 (EDT)

Please check your email

Please check your email.Conservative 19:28, 28 March 2012 (EDT)

Art articles

I've been following your various articles on art. I'd be very pleased if you would join Ameriwiki and reproduce them there or, if you'd rather not join AW for any reason, give me permission to copy them there. Obviously I hope you'll join us and contribute to AW as well as CP; hey, it's worth asking :-). Thanks, --SamCoulter 02:10, 4 April 2012 (EDT)

Help please, re references

I've had a little previous correspondence with you re a strange block, which you helped resolve to everyone's satisfaction.

I'm having problems with strange formatting of some references, I can't see what's wrong, and I'm wondering if you can advise me:

I've recently been expanding the article Compiler and adding relevant accessible references. But references 10 and 12 appear in the list of references with incorrect formatting. Can you perhaps have a look and tell me what I've done wrong in the actual reference specification earlier in the article? RolandPlankton 07:59, 5 April 2012 (EDT)
Joaquin, thanks for your help. Following your example I've managed to correctly locate and sort out the remaining reference. RolandPlankton 14:31, 5 April 2012 (EDT)

Page renaming?

In Conservapedia:Editing article and talk pages (Manual of Style), Section 1.4 states: "Article names should be written in lower case, except for proper nouns."

I've come across an article name which breaks this rule, and I'm wondering if you could change this name for me:

rename Context-Free Grammar as "Context-free grammar"

I've also come across some inconsistencies which can be resolved by renaming. We have C (programming language), which is fine. Could you change some names:

rename BASIC programming language as BASIC (programming language)
rename Pascal programming language as Pascal (programming language)
rename D programming language as D (programming language)

Could you also consider:

rename Interpreter (computer science) as Interpreter (computing), since Interpreters were around long before Computer Science was thought of.

Thanking you for your attention. RolandPlankton 18:09, 13 April 2012 (EDT)

Done. --Joaquín Martínez 20:15, 13 April 2012 (EDT)
Thanks for your prompt response. I'm afraid you made one minor error, renaming Interpreter (computer science) as Interpreter (computer) rather than as Interpreter (computing). No great rush - it will be a month or more before I get round to actually editing these articles, since I'm currently working on formal grammars. RolandPlankton 11:09, 14 April 2012 (EDT)
Thanks. RolandPlankton 19:05, 14 April 2012 (EDT)

The Masterpiece

It's a shame that I can not see it on the front page underneath six similar stories about evolution. I forget it's even there. DVMRoberts 09:54, 15 April 2012 (EDT)

Me too! --Joaquín Martínez 10:00, 15 April 2012 (EDT)

sent you an email

I sent you an email. Conservative 19:01, 15 April 2012 (EDT)

Roman Catholic Church


Thank you for protecting the article against that old libel. Nate 15:38, 21 April 2012 (EDT)

deletion and blocking of whatsisname

You beat me to it by about 5 seconds! (Well, the clearing of the page content; I can't block people.) JudyJ 10:32, 25 April 2012 (EDT)

Good work! --Joaquín Martínez 10:34, 25 April 2012 (EDT)

Early life and career of Barack Hussein Obama

Please justify your reverting of my edits before you do so. We don't know for sure if Obama was born in Honolulu or not. Marcus2 16:28, 17 May 2012 (EDT)

How about a Jesus mosaics article? Here are three for you.

Jesus mosaics

Jesus mosaic.jpg
Christus Ravenna Mosaic.jpg
Beautiful... I am already working in one of them! Thank you! --Joaquín Martínez 18:59, 29 June 2012 (EDT)

Other ideas

Here is another idea: Jesus depicted on stained glass.

Also, Christian stained glass artwork Conservative 21:14, 29 June 2012 (EDT)

Stained glass depiction of the Apostle John

Great! --Joaquín Martínez 09:32, 30 June 2012 (EDT)

Quick note

I am glad you liked the artwork. I am going to send you an email this week (probably later today) as far as how I suggest we work together on the main page in terms of a game plan. I am sure we will be able to work something out again. Conservative 10:09, 30 June 2012 (EDT)

Congratulations on Olympic victory!

Congratulations on Mexico's stunning victory for the Olympic gold medal in soccer!--Andy Schlafly 11:47, 14 August 2012 (EDT)

Thank you so much Andy! --Joaquín Martínez 11:50, 14 August 2012 (EDT)

A serious Biblical matter

Aschlafly wrote the essay Mystery:Did Jesus Write the Epistle to the Hebrews?. This wouldn't have been to problematic, but now he puts his outlandish idea into an article in the main space (Epistle to the Hebrews). First he wrote:

"The Epistle to the Hebrews is the nineteenth book of the New Testament, and one of the greatest mysteries in all of intellectual history: the authorship of this brilliant work is unknown, and the most plausible theory is that Jesus himself wrote or dictated it."

User:Iduan toned this down somewhat, so that we read at the moment:

"The Epistle to the Hebrews is the nineteenth book of the New Testament, and one of the greatest mysteries in all of intellectual history: the authorship of this brilliant work is unknown, and one plausible theory is that Jesus himself wrote or dictated it."

I couldn't find any Biblical scholar who shares this idea, I couldn't find any authorative figure who promotes this - and this isn't much of a surprise if you read the epistle for yourself! The only "scholar" who has proposed this "theory" in the last 2000 years is Andrew Schlafly.

I tried to delete this sentence, and then I tried to make it clear that this idea is a personal insight by Andrew Schlafly. My edits were reverted: any reader of this encyclopedia gets the impression that this theory is something commonly known or well discussed. That's utterly untrue.

I tend to be quite strict on Biblical matters - I'm often accused of being nitpicky. As one of the sysops of Conservapedia who was active in 2012 I ask you to weigh in on this problem: maybe it is just me and most of the of you and your fellow sysops think that it is acceptable to present an insight of a single person in a Biblical matter (an insight shared by virtually no one) as a plausible theory. But - as the title of this section indicates - for me this is a very serious matter.

--AugustO 19:26, 25 November 2012 (EST)

Photo Uploaded

Dear Joaquin Martinez,

Thank you for uploading my photo. I really appreciate it.

Sincerely, User:Bmbaker88 8:30 PM, 28 February 2013 (EST)


Were the contributions of RalphW really that inappropriate? His quotations seemed to check out, but I am not an Art Historian. Thanks, Wschact 10:10, 4 March 2013 (EST)

Please, what article do you refer to? --Joaquín Martínez 21:45, 4 March 2013 (EST)

World Famous Painters


See THIS.  :)

Thanks for being patient before. It was appreciated. Conservative 22:14, 6 March 2013 (EST)

Thank you so much! --Joaquín Martínez 08:17, 7 March 2013 (EST)

About my recent adding of the {{uncited}} template to several articles

Good Day,

First of, let me thanks you for unblocking me. I appreciate you sticking up for me. Now about the issue at hand... If you'll take a look at any of the articles I started (you can find links to them all on my userpage), you'll see that I deeply care about making sure that all the info I add to the encyclopedia is properly cited. The reason I added the {{uncited}} template to most of AlanE's articles was due to the fact most of them are completely lacking in citations, not due to any petty grudge.

Some of my accusers are asking why did I add the {{uncited}} template only to articles started by AlanE and not to any articles started by other users. The answer is that after seeing Alan starting an article without having any citations in it, I immediately began to suspect that this was not the first time he did such a thing. I looked at his contribution and saw my suspicions confirmed. If I would have been randomly looking for articles lacking in citations rather than systematically going through AlanE's contributions, the number of articles tagged on that day would have been far lesser.

DamianJohn alleged that I'm not a sincere editor since I didn't "point[ed] out which sentences are uncited and then attempt[ed] to find cites for them." What he doesn't take into account is the sheer amount of articles I had to tag, there were about 200 of them and I hadn't even finished going trough all of AlanE's past edits. Putting citations on them all would have been impossible. However, by tagging them they were all added to Category:Articles with unsourced statements, making it possible for other members of the community to see which articles are lacking in citations so that they will be able to more easily fix them.

I'm planning on tagging as many articles lacking in citations as possible, and I won't stop with those started by AlanE. From now on, once a week I'll go over the contributions of one or more of more users I have seen making citations free articles, and then I will add the {{uncited}} template where it belongs. I won't do this everyday since this is very time consuming, but I will do it on a weekly basis. I'm also planning from now on to do dedicate one day a week to fixing article from Category:Articles with unsourced statements and I hope others will join me.

So sorry for having to bother with you this, I just wanted to dispel some misconceptions that might have arose from the discussions on other talk pages. - Markman 09:08, 8 March 2013 (EST)

Agree, but please leave AlanE's past edits to the end of your campaign. --Joaquín Martínez 09:12, 8 March 2013 (EST)
Understood. For the sake of keeping peace on our encyclopedia, the next user whose edits I'm going to scrutinize is BryanF, whom I have seen making several citation free articles. Since he's permanently blocked, I assume this won't cause any antagonism among other users. - Markman 09:14, 8 March 2013 (EST)
Fine. --Joaquín Martínez 09:23, 8 March 2013 (EST)

Todd Akin

Can you please uploud a photo aof Todd Akin? Like this one http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Todd_Akin,_official_109th_Congress_photo.jpg --Alex00 10:29, 22 March 2013 (EDT)

Done. --Joaquín Martínez 20:06, 22 March 2013 (EDT)
Thanks. And can you uplooud pictures of these buildings: Abraj Al Bait Towers, Taipei 101 and Shanghai World Financial Center --Alex00 12:15, 23 March 2013 (EDT)

Hello please uploud these pictures: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mauer-betlehem.jpg and http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Banksy_anarchist_rat_in_Sloane_Square.jpg --Alex00 10:18, 29 March 2013 (EDT)

Need the urls. --Joaquín Martínez 12:36, 29 March 2013 (EDT)
And can you uploud this picture please : http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Manuel_Noriega_mug_shot.jpg --Alex00 11:59, 29 March 2013 (EDT)
Done. --Joaquín Martínez 12:36, 29 March 2013 (EDT)

Thank you. here are the links to the building-pictures http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Taipei_101_2009_amk-EditMylius.jpg http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:SWFC3600ppx4.jpg http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:International_Commerce_Centre_201008.jpg --Alex00 13:54, 29 March 2013 (EDT)

Sorry if i annoying but please uploud this one http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nuernberg-schoener-Brunnen-gp.jpg --Alex00 11:59, 30 March 2013 (EDT)

They have already been uploaded! Taipei 101 building.jpg, The Shanghai World Financial Center in Shanghai China.jpg, International Commerce Centre.jpg --Joaquín Martínez 14:02, 31 March 2013 (EDT)
Ready! --Joaquín Martínez 15:06, 30 March 2013 (EDT)

Where are the building pictures? Please uploud them http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Taipei_101_2009_amk-EditMylius.jpg http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:SWFC3600ppx4.jpg http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:International_Commerce_Centre_201008.jpg Sorry for annoying you again --Alex00 12:31, 31 March 2013 (EDT)

Please uploud something again: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:HugoRheinholdApeWithSkull.DarwinMonkey.2.jpg http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nanjing_Zifeng_Tower.jpg http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%E6%B7%B1%E5%9C%B3%E2%80%9C%E4%BA%AC%E5%9F%BA100%E2%80%9D%E6%91%A9%E5%A4%A9%E5%A4%A7%E6%A5%BC.jpg http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GZIFC.jpg and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Abraj-al-Bait-Towers.JPG --Alex00 09:50, 7 April 2013 (EDT)

Done, no more for some time please. --Joaquín Martínez 22:11, 9 April 2013 (EDT)

Easter Blessings to you & yours

May you have a blessed Easter, rejoicing in the presence of Jesus Christ in your life. Warmest Regards, Taj 02:33, 31 March 2013 (EDT)

Happy Easter from me too --Alex00 10:38, 31 March 2013 (EDT)
Thank you so much my friends! The same to you and your families!


Can you feature this somewhere on Conservapedia: http://conservapedia.com/File:Paolo_de_Matteis_-_The_Annunciation.jpg in your art work pages?

I just featured it on the main page. Conservative 01:25, 3 April 2013 (EDT)

Certainly, it is a very nice painting. --Joaquín Martínez 10:29, 3 April 2013 (EDT)

Hugo Rheinhold

Hi I see you are writing on articles about art. Then can you please expand the article Hugo Rheinhold?--Alex00 09:33, 25 April 2013 (EDT)

Fine! Thanks! --Joaquín Martínez 09:39, 25 April 2013 (EDT)

Can you please uploud this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Fall_of_Communism_in_Albania.JPG http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Enver_Hoxha_November_1984.jpg http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:HugoRheinhold.jpg http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:40_Wall_Street_New_York_City_at_Sunset_C_R.jpg and http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Woolworth_bldg_nov2005.jpg --Alex00 12:52, 26 April 2013 (EDT)

Homosexuality article and General protection idea/proposal

The homosexuality article seems to be a bit broken. The table of contents is in the wrong position. Could you or another sysop please fix this ? Also I had an Idea re article protection. Would it be possible to protect some article so that only those users with edit and sysop rights edit them. This would allow those pages to be edited and improved by trusted and known users whilst stopping liberal trolls and thugs pushing their POV and vandalizing them. I think that something like this would help improve the quality and accuracy of the encyclopedia as it would allow for updates, improvements, tweaks and general formatting improvements to be made to our most popular articles Dvergne 10:45, 4 May 2013 (EDT)

Block/Fair Use

Hi, only reason I created that redirect was I saw that in your photo you uploaded by picasso you said fai use instead of fair use, was just trying to make things look a bit better. Re the ASUS article, was an accidental click, clicked save instead of preview if recall. Article wasn't that great anyway so thought probably best delete it. DickVCome say g'day ay 09:17, 5 May 2013 (EDT)

??? Really confused about the block. Also I would tend to class (as would most other reasonable people_ gaddafi as both a terrorist and lunatic (I'm sure many a headline has called him both)!b The other edit re columbine shows one of the drawbacks of editing from a tablet. I had thought I fix it up after Taj alerted me to it. Again I ask me to let me state my case as you would want to happen. DickVCome say g'day ay 12:06, 5 May 2013 (EDT)

I also still a tad confused how my creation of a redirect from fai use to fair use was classed as vandalism ? All I was doing was removing a redlink and redirecting then intended wording (fair use) to its correct article. I fail to see anything malicious or otherwise there mate. As we say overhere in oz, might be time for a bex and a lie down mate so you can clear your head a bit. On a completely different tangent, it would be good if you started to include some art from the native australians, the aboriginies as some of the those paintings and rock art is simply stunning. DickVCome say g'day ay 12:16, 5 May 2013 (EDT)