[WikiEN-l] Unblock request

MacGyverMagic/Mgm macgyvermagic at gmail.com
Fri May 19 09:13:31 UTC 2006

Well, votes on such issues by new users are generally discounted in the
final tally because of the very issue of possible sockpuppetry and the fact
that new users don't always know the background of said issue nor the
appropriate policies and guidelines, but I think blocking him for it is

You seem to be voting because you think Cyde is on a crusade. As soon as you
start voting based on someone's actions instead of the merits of the article
or template in question, it's time to step away from the keyboard.


On 5/19/06, Eric McDonald <eric at daveanderic.com> wrote:
> Please forgive me if this isn't the appropriate forum for this, but I
> don't mind talking about this publicly.  Again, this in reference to
> my user name Mnerd and IP
> Cyde believes I must be a sock puppet because I have edited only the
> templates for deletion pages.  Here is his accusation, and my response:
> Denied. I refuse to believe you are a new, distinct user, when all of
> your edits at templates for deletion. — May. 19, '06 [06:58] <freak|
> talk>
> Well, I guess you are perfectly free to not believe what you choose.
> I FREELY admit that all of my edits are on templates for deletion. I
> said as much in my User talk page. I registered SPECIFICALLY because
> I don't like your crusade. That certainly does NOT mean that I am a
> sock puppet. It means I was motivated enough by what you are doing to
> register tonight.
> The fact that you believe I must be a sock puppet because I disagree
> with you, and joined specifically to add a voice against your
> actions, speaks volumes. Mnerd 07:03, 19 May 2006 (UTC)
> By the way, I don't see "edits only templates for deletion" as a
> reason to suspect sock puppetry. Please do point me to a page if I am
> wrong. Certainly you need something a little stronger than that?
> Mnerd 07:06, 19 May 2006 (UTC)
> On May 18, 2006, at 11:36 PM, MuscleNerd wrote:
> > I have apparently been accused of being a sock puppet by "Cyde".  I
> > believe he took this action because I have been voting against his
> > TFD recommendations.  And I don't think that's fair at all.
> >
> > I would appreciate if someone could unblock me.  Or at least email
> > me so I can help "clear my name" after this unjust accusation.
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