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Hi Tim. Nice place you have here. Π 02:16, 25 March 2009 (UTC)
That would be the objective. --TimStalk 02:20, 25 March 2009 (UTC)
All shiny and new. Π 02:23, 25 March 2009 (UTC)


Why did you censor the truth?

My additions to evolution do tell us lots about evolution and are on topic. Evolution is an atheistic philosophy which ultimately leads to anti Biblical behavior. Adolf Hitler being the best documented example of what evolution leads to.

It is the atheistic philosophy of evolution which ultimately leads to anti Biblical homosexual behavior.

Scotland is a prime example of what happens in societies which adopt the anti Biblical atheistic philosophy of evolution.

The Bible is the truth. Why do you continue to censor the truth about what happens when people ignore Biblical teachings? Why do Liberals insist on censoring the truth? KenDeM 11:55, 25 March 2009 (UTC)

I just prefer the articles to be on topic, "Ken". Π 11:56, 25 March 2009 (UTC)

Formats and spelling

I find your attention to detail appaling. --Ed Poor 14:46, 28 March 2009 (UTC)

You still got pwned. Π 23:45, 28 March 2009 (UTC)
I don't think a pawn shop would pay much for me. --Ed Poor 00:32, 29 March 2009 (UTC)
That is a joke right? Π 01:43, 29 March 2009 (UTC)
IIRC j/k ftw. OK? New3.pngPink(Inertia presides over burnt modernist strides) 01:51, 29 March 2009 (UTC)
Is that the Pink I used to know? Π 05:39, 29 March 2009 (UTC)
AFAIK. FYI, ICTOAMA lol. New3.pngPink(Inertia presides over burnt modernist strides) 23:07, 29 March 2009 (UTC)
I have no clue what that means. Hi Pink. Π 04:43, 30 March 2009 (UTC)


I think I saw somewhere in your posts that you are an Aussie. From what neck of the woods do you hie? (if you don't mind saying on-wiki) I am from Ipswich (the city immediately west of Brisbane).BradleyF (LowKey) 14:04, 10 April 2009 (UTC)

If I tell you, you will laugh. Π 04:47, 18 April 2009 (UTC)
All the more reason! (Reading that back, it really is a silly phrase; "all the more") How bad could it be? My entire city is thought to be Brisbane's "western suburbs", and calls itself the "Smart City" (always makes me think of Jethro Bodine's education "clear through the fourth grade"). And Philip's from, well, Melbourne.BradleyF (LowKey) 01:23, 23 April 2009 (UTC)
A few hundred kilometres west of Phil. π 05:54, 23 April 2009 (UTC)
Assuming that's due west, have you been on the recreated cable tram? (Don't know why that would cause someone to laugh, though.) Philip J. Raymentdiscuss 12:45, 23 April 2009 (UTC)
Are you talking about the one that is about 1.2 km longer and cost $33m to put in? π 08:53, 24 April 2009 (UTC)
Longer than what? (1.2 km long?) I don't know the length (although 1.2km could be right) and I don't know the cost. (I don't know much, do I?) Hang on, I'll check... I can't find actual figures, but no, I'd say it's about 2.5km to 3km, and the cost appears to have been around 1.5+ million dollars. Philip J. Raymentdiscuss 10:42, 24 April 2009 (UTC)
May be we aren't talking about the same trams. Ours now goes about 1 and a bit km further so Rann can watch them go past his office. π 10:45, 24 April 2009 (UTC)
Ah! The city of dead churches! I said above, "assuming that's due west". You're actually on the north-west side of west-north-west of me. Your trams are not (even fake) cable trams. I was referring to this. Philip J. Raymentdiscuss 11:16, 24 April 2009 (UTC)
Nice city. We don't see nearly so many stone buildings up here. Although all the high front fences (walls) seemed strange. We generally have no front fences, or in the older areas a low picket or timber & chainlink fence. In my opinion it still trumps Melbourne. Sorry Philip, I like my seasons being on different days, even if we only have Summer and Not-Summer, and getting a couple years' ration of rain in two weeks is not everybody's cup of tea.BradleyF (LowKey) 14:21, 24 April 2009 (UTC)
We'll take whatever rain we can get. We're not fussy.[1] Philip J. Raymentdiscuss 16:02, 24 April 2009 (UTC)
Here in Chicago, we usually get about 36 inches a year. We've had that much already. I guess I'm stealing your rain. Sorry. The EmperorRise, my apprentice 17:29, 24 April 2009 (UTC)
Oh, it is nice to see all the convicts having a nice little chat. Ajkgordon 12:53, 23 April 2009 (UTC)
They say that the founders of America had strong convictions. And the earliest (non aboriginal) Australians had lots of convictions too! Philip J. Raymentdiscuss 13:35, 23 April 2009 (UTC)
Haha! Hadn't heard that one before. Ajkgordon 14:24, 23 April 2009 (UTC)
One of my Mum's ancestors was transferred from Botany Bay to Port Arthur, had his sentence lengthened, eventually got his ticket of leave, and then got locked up again (obviously not the play nice type). Another one of her ancestors was Edmund Barton. Take your pick.BradleyF (LowKey) 14:21, 24 April 2009 (UTC)
One of my Australian cousins worked as a chef at one of the Port Arthur prisons open to tourists. He said it chilled him to the core. Ajkgordon 16:09, 24 April 2009 (UTC)

Membership nomination

Pi was nominated for membership, and was voted in. Voting is now closed. The voting can be seen by showing the box below.

Congratulations on being our very first member voted in by other members, Pi! Philip J. Raymentdiscuss 10:10, 5 May 2009 (UTC)

I would like offer you a laurel, and hardy handshake!BradleyF (LowKey) 10:13, 5 May 2009 (UTC)
Thanks PJR and all the people that voted for me. I'm sure that I will be a responsible member. π 10:44, 5 May 2009 (UTC)


Pi's name seems to be affecting things in a BAD way - If correctly entered Ferno's Support above messes things up. User 11speak to me 14:36, 17 April 2009 (UTC)

Even saving that edit gave me:
"A database query syntax error has occurred. This may indicate a bug in the software. The last attempted database query was:
(SQL query hidden)
from within function "SMW::getSMWPageID". MySQL returned error "1267: Illegal mix of collations (latin1_bin,IMPLICIT) and (utf8_general_ci,COERCIBLE) for operation '=' (localhost)". User 11speak to me 14:37, 17 April 2009 (UTC)

As you might have seen, I've fixed FernoKlump's problem, which was unrelated to the database query problem. Values passed to template parameters can't have an equals sign in them, unless passed in the form parameter=<value>. This form is required for named parameters, but not normally used for numbered parameters. But by putting "1=" for the first unnamed parameter, the equals signs then don't mess things up. I've commented on my talk page about the other problem. Philip J. Raymentdiscuss 15:07, 17 April 2009 (UTC)

I'd support you...

...but I'm not allowed as a nonmember.  :( Sterile 02:12, 20 April 2009 (UTC)

That is nice, thank you. I appreciate your support Sterile, although I am rather lukewarm on the idea myself. π 03:38, 20 April 2009 (UTC)
You can always decline nomination if you wish. Philip J. Raymentdiscuss 03:42, 20 April 2009 (UTC)
I would also like to register my support. New3.pngPink(Inertia presides over burnt modernist strides) 03:45, 20 April 2009 (UTC)
Thanks Pink, I have missed you around at RatWiki. @PJR I'll consider it if it comes. π 05:35, 20 April 2009 (UTC)
I'll give my non-counting, non-member support !vote, too! Hello, 3.14159265358979323846!--MAstEr oF pUPetStalk! 23:14, 4 May 2009 (UTC)

Support. The EmperorRise, my apprentice 23:27, 4 May 2009 (UTC)

It's handy in that it lets you upload images, Pi. And, oh yeah, you get to vote on things! ħuman Number 19 01:27, 5 May 2009 (UTC)

Manners, Pi

This is hardly civil, especially as the archiving was in response to a comment by PJR. Suggest self-reversion or striking.BradleyF (LowKey) 05:40, 5 May 2009 (UTC)

I will watch my manners. However PJR did not say it had to be archived, he did that out of his own choice. π 06:02, 5 May 2009 (UTC)
Point taken. Philip merely stated what was and was not appropriate, leaving the choice of how best to deal with that with the user. Besides, I have never known that user to be scared of debate. BradleyF (LowKey) 06:18, 5 May 2009 (UTC) (That there; that's a last word-ism -->)ISM
Really why does he keep taking discussions off track and leaves questions unanswered? π 06:48, 5 May 2009 (UTC)
Some people really live in the moment.  :^D I guess some people are "conversational" in text based communications while others are "correspondence based" if you see what I mean. In a normal verbal conversation topics come & go, sometimes addressed sometimes not. In correspondence one can lay out points and statements in quite deliberate order, and responses can be matched to make sure everything is addressed. I have had experience on WP of having to limit posts to one or two brief sentences to make sure it is all addressed, as responses to my longer paragraphs generally only addressed the first 1 or 2 points anyway. Well, those are my thoughts anyway. BradleyF (LowKey) 09:10, 5 May 2009 (UTC)

This edit comment is not acceptable either. Philip J. Raymentdiscuss 11:37, 26 January 2010 (UTC)

Copied articles

Pi, could you please provide more information on this? Thanks. Philip J. Raymentdiscuss 12:54, 15 November 2009 (UTC)

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