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Safe to say

They are an spa promo account. Their TP is pretty much self explanatory, invariably they aren’t here to build an encyclopedia. Celestina007 (talk) 21:42, 1 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Socks blocked. MER-C 10:41, 2 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Great Job! Thank you for putting an end to the disruption they caused. Celestina007 (talk) 19:38, 2 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Appeal of one of your blocks

Hi. Just want to make sure you're aware of WP:AN#FutureProofs Block Appeal. -- RoySmith (talk) 13:15, 4 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Your Featured picture candidate has been promoted
Your nomination for featured picture status, File:Malabar pied hornbill (Anthracoceros coronatus) male.jpg, gained a consensus of support, and has been promoted. If you would like to nominate another image, please do so at Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates. Armbrust The Homunculus 18:55, 4 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

DMySon's socks

Hello. MER-C, thanks for keeping the project clean and filing this Wikipedia:Sockpuppet investigations/John Rayn. I ran through their log and found an interesting pattern: majority of their clients are from India and they review their own socks pages pretty quickly (within minutes!). I identified below socks based on that:

Thanks. Please draftify and file an SPI – I would be thankful. 103.78.151.95 (talk) 22:16, 7 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Edusite456 is another John Rayn sock, Neelima Ashadev is a SPA who added the image. The username pattern is different and matches the Albert191 lot.
NarangD, Source Wide and Inspect61 are the same.
These accounts are blocked. I can only quarantine recently created articles. MER-C 10:13, 8 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

May 2022

Information icon There is currently a discussion at Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/Incidents regarding an issue with which you may have been involved. Thank you. BilledMammal (talk) 07:01, 8 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Your Featured picture candidate has been promoted
Your nomination for featured picture status, File:Graphosoma italicum - Kulna.jpg, gained a consensus of support, and has been promoted. If you would like to nominate another image, please do so at Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates. Armbrust The Homunculus 21:07, 11 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

New message from Duonaut

Hello, MER-C. You have new messages at Talk:March of the Volunteers.
Message added 01:41, 12 May 2022 (UTC). You can remove this notice at any time by removing the {{Talkback}} or {{Tb}} template.

Duonaut (talk | contribs) 01:41, 12 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Your Featured picture candidate has been promoted
Your nomination for featured picture status, File:Mangos - single and halved.jpg, gained a consensus of support, and has been promoted. If you would like to nominate another image, please do so at Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates. Armbrust The Homunculus 14:09, 18 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

misery

I've had quite enough of this incompetent paid editor who has flip flopped on their status multiple times, despite partially disclosing once, telling me on the help chat they were paid and now saying they are not. They clearly aren't here to contribute anything good and I've had enough misery dealing with them. Not to mention, they managed to get Shri Gopal Puri G7'd in the midst of an active AFD and then nearly immediately recreated it sans AFD notice. Your turn? PRAXIDICAE💕 19:23, 21 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

They've been blocked. MER-C 09:05, 22 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

Hi MER-C,

This is to let you know that File:Flèche en feu - Spire on Fire.jpeg, a featured picture you uploaded or nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for June 12, 2022. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2022-06-12. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! — PerfectSoundWhatever (t; c) 21:10, 21 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Notre-Dame fire

The Notre-Dame fire broke out in the cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris on 15 April 2019, causing severe damage to the building's spire, roof, and upper walls. The fire resulted in the contamination of the site and nearby areas of the city with toxic dust and lead. Investigators believed that the fire was caused by a cigarette or an electrical short circuit; the prosecutor of Paris found no evidence showing the fire was started deliberately. The cathedral's wooden spire, or flèche, was built by Eugène Viollet-le-Duc in the Gothic Revival style and installed in 1859, weighing around 250 tons. This photograph, taken during the 2019 fire, depicts the spire of Notre-Dame aflame; it collapsed shortly afterwards.

Photograph credit: Guillaume Levrier

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Your Featured picture candidate has been promoted
Your nomination for featured picture status, File:EHT Saggitarius A black hole.tif, gained a consensus of support, and has been promoted. If you would like to nominate another image, please do so at Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates. Armbrust The Homunculus 20:30, 22 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

Hello! This is to let editors know that File:Rembrandt_-_The_Anatomy_Lesson_of_Dr_Nicolaes_Tulp.jpg, a featured picture used in this article, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for June 9, 2022. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2022-06-09. For the greater benefit of readers, any potential improvements or maintenance that could benefit the quality of this article should be done before its scheduled appearance on the Main Page. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 7.8% of all FPs 13:34, 23 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp

The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp is a 1632 oil-on-canvas painting by Rembrandt housed in the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague, Netherlands. The painting is regarded as one of Rembrandt's early masterpieces. In the work, Nicolaes Tulp is pictured explaining the musculature of the arm to a group of doctors. Some of the spectators are various doctors who paid to be included in the painting. The painting is signed in the top-left hand corner Rembrandt. f[ecit] 1632. This may be the first instance of Rembrandt signing a painting with his forename (in its original form) as opposed to the monogram RHL ("Rembrandt Harmenszoon of Leiden"), and is thus a sign of his growing artistic confidence.

Painting credit: Rembrandt

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

Hi MER-C,

This is to let you know that File:Sesshu - Haboku-Sansui - complete.jpg, a featured picture you uploaded or nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for July 9, 2022. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2022-07-09. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 7.8% of all FPs 22:08, 23 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Haboku sansui

Haboku sansui (破墨山水図, Broken Ink Landscape) is a splashed-ink landscape painting on a hanging scroll. It was made by the Japanese artist Sesshū Tōyō in 1495, in the Muromachi period. Sesshū Tōyō was a Zen Buddhist monk and painter. The work is a development of suibokuga paintings made with Chinese ink, using dark and light shades on a silk or paper medium. The monochromatic style can result in artworks similar to calligraphy. In spite of its title, the work is not one of "broken ink" (haboku) but rather one of "splashed ink" (hatsuboku). In this style, the painter avoids strongly defined outlines, with shapes indicated by colour washes in lighter and darker tones.

Credit: Sesshū Tōyō; photographed by Bamse

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

Hi MER-C,

This is to let you know that File:Red wattlebird.jpg, a featured picture you uploaded or nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for July 14, 2022. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2022-07-14. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 7.8% of all FPs 09:23, 24 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Red wattlebird

The red wattlebird (Anthochaera carunculata) is a passerine bird native to southern Australia. At 33 to 37 centimetres (13 to 14+12 in) in length, it is the second-largest species of Australian honeyeater. The species is found in open forest and woodland, and is a common visitor to urban gardens and parks. Loud and conspicuous, the red wattlebird is generally found in trees, where it gets most of its food; occasionally it forages on the ground. It is one of the largest nectarivorous birds in the world, feeding from a wide variety of flowering plants, though insects also comprise part of its diet. It is territorial and at times aggressive towards birds of other species, often defending rich sources of nectar. Although it has declined in places from land clearing, it is classified as a least-concern species on the IUCN Red List.

Pictures of the day are chosen from the pool of featured pictures on the English Wikipedia. Editors may vote on featured picture candidates here.

Photograph credit: Andreas Trepte

Your Featured picture candidate has been promoted
Your nomination for featured picture status, File:Pez globo (Arothron stellatus), Ras Katy, Sharm el-Sheij, Egipto, 2022-03-26, DD, DD 119.jpg, gained a consensus of support, and has been promoted. If you would like to nominate another image, please do so at Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates. Armbrust The Homunculus 12:37, 25 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

I've to ask something

Hi MER-C, can you please connect over email? Thanks. ─ The Aafī on Mobile (talk) 05:43, 26 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Please email me using the Wikipedia email function. MER-C 17:56, 26 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]
 DoneThe Aafī on Mobile (talk) 05:13, 27 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Hi MER-C. I want you to look into this page Ryan Kavanaugh when you have the time. This editor named "Throast" has consistently edited this page more that every other editor for months now. He claims to be the sole editor who has right to update the page as he wants. He obviously has COI issues judging by the nature of his edits on the page. Because he claims to be an extended user, he reverts edits by others or asks them to discuss their edits on the talk page. But most often, he won't discuss his edit on the talk page. At one occasion, he tried asking for a consensus on the talk page only to proceed to effect the changes without hearing from others. He makes changes on the page at will. He makes sure both COI and non-COI editors who attempt to edit the page are banned by all means while he keeps having fun editing the page as he wills.

Recently, he added a "Controversy" tab just to keep emphasizing the negative aspects of the subject as against the rules of WP:BLP. Please look into it. I believe he needs to be sanctioned. Thanks.46.252.47.133 (talk) 20:15, 26 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Page is now extended confirmed protected. MER-C 18:42, 27 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Re: "that account"

I've asked a steward about the reason it was lock suppressed because I can't make heads or tails of it, my only thought is perhaps doxing of some sort? PRAXIDICAE💕 16:16, 28 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Could be impersonating a real person. I asked because it caused one of my scripts to error out unexpectedly. MER-C 16:21, 28 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Confirmed with someone, it was, but I'll leave out the details for obvious reasons. PRAXIDICAE💕 16:27, 28 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Inappropriate edit summary on the Thing

Hi, I noticed you deleted some revisions on village pump, I was wondering if you could take a look at this and see if it can be deleted. Thanks. Darkwarriorblake / SEXY ACTION TALK PAGE! 19:18, 28 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

This isn't the place to request revision deletion. MER-C 17:13, 1 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

CCI

Hello MER-C I hope you're doing well. Would you mind joining the copyvio conversation here. Thanks for your consideration. C1K98V (💬 ✒️ 📂) 16:44, 29 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

Hi MER-C,

This is to let you know that File:Rhacophorus kio.jpg, a featured picture you nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for August 27, 2022. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2022-08-27. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 7.9% of all FPs 10:27, 31 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Rhacophorus kio

Rhacophorus kio is a species of frog in the family Rhacophoridae. First described from Laos, the species is also known from southern China (Yunnan and Guangxi), northern Thailand, eastern India, Vietnam, and Cambodia. It is an arboreal species that has been recorded from primary and secondary evergreen rainforests with a closed canopy, generally at low elevations. This R. kio frog was photographed in Kui Buri National Park, Thailand.

Photograph credit: Rushenb

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

Hi MER-C,

This is to let you know that File:Glyphoglossus molossus, Blunt-headed burrowing frog - Mueang Loei District, Loei Province (47097003944).jpg, a featured picture you nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for August 18, 2022. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2022-08-18. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 7.9% of all FPs 11:01, 31 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Glyphoglossus molossus

Glyphoglossus molossus is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. Its common names include the blunt-headed burrowing frog and the balloon frog. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, moist savanna, intermittent freshwater marshes, rural gardens, temporary ponds, and heavily degraded former forest in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. This G. molossus frog was photographed in the district of Mueang Loei in northern Thailand.

Photograph credit: Rushen

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

Hi MER-C,

This is to let you know that File:Theloderma corticale - Karlsruhe Zoo 01.jpg, a featured picture you nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for September 9, 2022. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2022-09-09. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 7.9% of all FPs 12:18, 31 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Theloderma corticale

Theloderma corticale is a species of frog in the family Rhacophoridae. It is found in northern Vietnam and China, and possibly also in Laos. Its common name, the mossy frog, arises from the fact that its skin is a mottled green and brown that resembles moss growing on rock, forming an effective camouflage. It has large sticky pads on its toes and a soft underbelly, with a snout–vent length of 61 millimetres (2.4 in). The females grow larger than the males and can reach sizes of 8 to 9 centimetres (3.1 to 3.5 in). When frightened, it will curl into a ball and play dead. This T. corticale frog was photographed at Karlsruhe Zoo in Germany.

Photograph credit: H. Zell

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

Hi MER-C,

This is to let you know that File:Lower Manhattan from Governors Island August 2017 panorama.jpg, a featured picture you nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for September 11, 2022. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2022-09-11. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! --Ahecht (TALK
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One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center, seen here amongst the skyline of Lower Manhattan, is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex in New York City. It is the tallest building in the United States, the tallest in the Western Hemisphere, and the seventh-tallest in the world. The supertall structure has the same name as the North Tower of the original World Trade Center, which was destroyed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Photograph credit: King of Hearts

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

Hi MER-C,

This is to let you know that File:Northern Gannet with nest material.jpg, a featured picture you nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for September 15, 2022. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2022-09-15. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 7.9% of all FPs 17:09, 31 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Northern gannet

The northern gannet (Morus bassanus) is a seabird, the largest species of the gannet family, Sulidae. It is native to the coasts of the Atlantic Ocean, breeding in Western Europe and northeastern North America.

Nesting takes place in colonies on both sides of the North Atlantic, the largest of which are at Bass Rock, St. Kilda, and Ailsa Craig in Scotland; Grassholm in Wales; and Bonaventure Island off the coast of Quebec. Colonies are mostly located on offshore islands with cliffs, from which the birds can more easily launch into the air. The northern gannet undertakes seasonal migrations and catches fish (which are the mainstay of its diet) by making high-speed dives into the sea.

The northern gannet was previously hunted for food in certain parts of its range, and although that practice still continues in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland and the Faroe Islands, the bird faces few other natural or man-made threats.

Photograph credit: Hobbyfotowiki

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

Hi MER-C,

This is to let you know that File:Trimeresurus albolabris, White-lipped pit viper (female) - Kaeng Krachan National Park (27493423545).jpg, a featured picture you nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for October 30, 2022. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2022-10-30. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 7.9% of all FPs 17:34, 31 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Trimeresurus albolabris

Trimeresurus albolabris, the white-lipped pit viper or white-lipped tree viper, is a venomous pit viper species endemic to Southeast Asia. Its meals consist of birds, small frogs, and small mammals. This snake does not strike and release its prey; like many arboreal snakes, it strikes and holds on to the prey item until the prey dies.

This photograph was taken in Thailand's Kaeng Krachan National Park.

Photograph credit: Rushen

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

Hi MER-C,

This is to let you know that File:Fire dartfish (Nemateleotris magnifica) (43372442502).jpg, a featured picture you nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for September 26, 2022. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2022-09-26. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 7.9% of all FPs 17:44, 31 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Nemateleotris magnifica

Nemateleotris magnifica, known by common names including the fire goby, the magnificent fire fish, the fire dartfish, or the red fire goby, is a species of dartfish native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans, from the eastern coast of Africa to the Hawaiian Islands and from the Austral Islands north to the Ryukyu Islands. It inhabits coral reefs, where it can be found at depths of 6 to 70 metres (20 to 230 ft). It is usually found just above the bottom, facing into the current, where it awaits its prey of small invertebrates. This N. magnifica fish was photographed near the island of Morotai in the Indonesian Maluku Islands.

Photograph credit: Rickard Zerpe

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

Hi MER-C,

This is to let you know that File:Mount Rushmore detail view (100MP).jpg, a featured picture you nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for February 20, 2023. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2023-02-20. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! --Ahecht (TALK
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Schematic representation of the human genome

The human genome is the complete set of nucleic acid sequences for humans, encoded as DNA within the 23 chromosome pairs in cell nuclei and in small DNA molecules found within mitochondria. This includes both protein-coding DNA sequences and various types of DNA that does not encode proteins. This schematic representation of the human diploid karyotype shows the organization of the human genome into chromosomes, as well as annotated bands and sub-bands as seen on G banding. The diagram shows both the female (XX) and male (XY) versions of the 23rd chromosome pair. Chromosomal changes during the cell cycle are displayed at the top center. The human mitochondrial genome is shown to scale at the bottom left.

Diagram credit: Mikael Häggström

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

Hi MER-C,

This is to let you know that File:Trimeresurus popeiorum, Pope's pit viper - Doi Phu Kha National Park (46846412805).jpg, a featured picture you nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for September 18, 2022. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2022-09-18. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 7.9% of all FPs 18:23, 31 May 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Trimeresurus popeiorum

Trimeresurus popeiorum is a species of venomous pit viper in the family Viperidae. The species is native to northern and northeastern parts of India, Southeast Asia, and parts of Indonesia. Common names include Pope's pit viper, Pope's tree viper, and Pope's bamboo pitviper. Trimeresurus popeiorum preys upon frogs, lizards, birds, and rodents (especially rats and squirrels).

Photograph credit: Rushenb

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

Hi MER-C,

This is to let you know that File:Trimeresurus gumprechti, Gumprecht’s pit viper (female) - Phu Suan Sai National Park (46711073485).jpg, a featured picture you nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for October 5, 2022. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2022-10-05. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 7.9% of all FPs 11:00, 1 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Trimeresurus gumprechti

Trimeresurus gumprechti, commonly known as Gumprecht's green pit viper, is a species of venomous pit viper in the family Viperidae. Endemic to Asia, it is found in parts of China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam, and is strikingly bright green in color. This female T. gumprechti snake was photographed in Phu Suan Sai National Park in northern Thailand.

Photograph credit: Rushen

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

Hi MER-C,

This is to let you know that File:Rosy-faced lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis roseicollis) 2.jpg, a featured picture you nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for October 8, 2022. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2022-10-08. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 7.9% of all FPs 11:30, 1 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Rosy-faced lovebird
Rosy-faced lovebird

The rosy-faced lovebird (Agapornis roseicollis), also known as the rosy-collared or peach-faced lovebird, is a species of lovebird native to arid regions in southwestern Africa such as the Namib. A loud and constant chirper, they are very social and often congregate in small groups in the wild. They eat throughout the day and take frequent baths. Coloration can vary widely among populations, and plumage is identical in males and females. Lovebirds are renowned for their sleep position in which they sit side-by-side and turn their faces in towards each other. Females are well noted to tear raw materials into long strips, "twisty-tie" them onto their backs, and fly substantial distances back to make a nest. These photographs of a rosy-faced lovebird of the subspecies A. r. roseicollis, seen from the front (top) and the back (bottom), were taken in Erongo Region, Namibia.

Photograph credit: Charles J. Sharp

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

Hi MER-C,

This is to let you know that File:Mudpot at Lassen Volcanic National Park in August 2019.webm, a featured picture you nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for October 14, 2022. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2022-10-14. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 7.9% of all FPs 12:16, 1 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

A mudpot, or mud pool, is a type of acidic hot spring, or fumarole, with limited water. It usually takes the form of a pool of bubbling mud. The acid and microorganisms decompose surrounding rock into clay and mud. The mud of a mudpot takes the form of a viscous, often bubbling, slurry. As the boiling mud is often squirted over the brims of the mudpot, a sort of mini-volcano of mud starts to build up, sometimes reaching heights of 1 to 1.5 meters (3 to 5 ft). The mud is generally of white to greyish color, sometimes stained with reddish or pink spots from iron compounds. When the slurry is particularly colorful, the feature may be referred to as a paint pot. This video of a bubbling mudpot was captured in Lassen Volcanic National Park in northern California.

Video credit: Frank Schulenburg

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

Hi MER-C,

This is to let you know that File:Stift Wilhering Kirche Innenraum 01.jpg, a featured picture you nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for November 15, 2022. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2022-11-15. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 7.9% of all FPs 13:18, 1 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Wilhering Abbey

Wilhering Abbey is a Cistercian monastery in Wilhering in Upper Austria, about 8 km (5 mi) from the city of Linz. The buildings, re-constructed in the 18th century, are known for their spectacular Rococo decoration. According to the German art historian Cornelius Gurlitt, "the abbey church of Wilhering is the most brilliant achievement of the Rococo style in the German-speaking world". This photograph depicts the interior of the church, looking towards the high altar, featuring the intricate ceiling frescoes and stucco work.

Photograph credit: Uoaei1

Wikipedia:Sockpuppet investigations/Xenen1970/Archive

Hi, it looks as if you have some knowledge of this sockmaster, Wikipedia:Sockpuppet investigations/Xenen1970/Archive. I don't have enough to start a SPI yet, but the editor who created Oleg A Konovalov instead of the previously deleted Oleg Konovalov seems a good candidate (because of that article and the way they avoided the old title, the edit summaries, the "10 edits and create an article" approach, the rapid creation of a near-empty userpage, ...) Perhaps you can have a look? Fram (talk) 14:10, 1 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Yep, and blocked. MER-C 14:24, 1 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks! Fram (talk) 14:32, 1 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Your Featured picture candidate has been promoted
Your nomination for featured picture status, File:Tonga Volcano Eruption 2022-01-15 0320Z to 0610Z Himawari-8 visible.gif, gained a consensus of support, and has been promoted. If you would like to nominate another image, please do so at Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates. Armbrust The Homunculus 21:29, 1 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Your Featured picture candidate has been promoted
Your nomination for featured picture status, File:Male northern cardinal in Central Park (52612).jpg, gained a consensus of support, and has been promoted. If you would like to nominate another image, please do so at Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates. Armbrust The Homunculus 21:45, 1 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Your Featured picture candidate has been promoted
Your nomination for featured picture status, File:Northern cardinal female in CP (02035).jpg, gained a consensus of support, and has been promoted. If you would like to nominate another image, please do so at Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates. Armbrust The Homunculus 21:45, 1 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

Hi MER-C,

This is to let you know that File:Male northern cardinal in Central Park (52612).jpg, a featured picture you nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for December 25, 2023. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2023-12-25. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 7.9% of all FPs 11:55, 2 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Adoration of the Shepherds

The Adoration of the Shepherds is an episode in the story of the Nativity of Jesus in which shepherds are near witnesses to Jesus's birth in Bethlehem. It is based on the account in the Gospel of Luke and follows the Annunciation to the Shepherds, in which the shepherds are summoned by an angel to the scene of the birth. Like the episode preceding it, the Adoration of the Shepherds is a common subject in art, where it is often combined with the Adoration of the Magi. Depictions of the shepherds' adoration of the Christ Child as a subject distinct from that of the biblical Magi began to appear around the 15th century in artworks and altarpieces in the western Christian world. The shepherds are sometimes shown presenting simpler gifts than those of the Magi, such as lambs. This Adoration of the Shepherds is an oil-on-canvas painting by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, a Spanish Baroque artist. Painted around 1650, the work is now in the Museo del Prado in Madrid.

Painting credit: Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

It appears Margo Maeve has returned as this user. PRAXIDICAE💕 14:38, 2 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Blocked. MER-C 12:42, 4 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

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This is to let you know that File:神龍蘭亭序全.JPG, a featured picture you nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for April 22, 2023. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2023-04-22. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 7.9% of all FPs 08:40, 3 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

7th-century scroll of the Lantingji Xu, a work written at the Orchid Pavilion Gathering

The Orchid Pavilion Gathering, also known as the Lanting Gathering, was a cultural and poetic event held in China in 353, during the Jin dynasty of the Six Dynasties era. During the Spring Purification Festival, forty-two literati met at the Orchid Pavilion (Lanting) on Mount Kuaiji, near present-day Shaoxing in Zhejiang. This 7th-century scroll, now at the Palace Museum in Beijing, is considered to be the best of the surviving copies of the Lantingji Xu, written by Wang Xizhi as a preface to the collection of poems produced at the Orchid Pavilion Gathering. Copies of the work were made throughout Chinese history. The text reads, in part: "Reading past compositions, I can recognize the same melancholy from the ancients. I can only lament before their words without being able to verbalize my feelings. [...] The future generations will look upon us, just like we look upon our past. How sad! Hence, we record the people presented here today and their works; even though time and circumstances will be different, the feelings expressed will remain unchanged."

Calligraphy credit: Feng Chengsu, after Wang Xizhi

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

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This is to let you know that File:Erizo de mar violáceo (Sphaerechinus granularis), Madeira, Portugal, 2019-05-31, DD 40.jpg, a featured picture you nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for November 2, 2022. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2022-11-02. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 7.9% of all FPs 09:20, 3 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Sphaerechinus granularis

Sphaerechinus granularis is a species of sea urchin in the family Toxopneustidae, commonly known as the violet sea urchin. Its range includes the Mediterranean Sea and the eastern Atlantic Ocean, from the Channel Islands south to Cape Verde and the Gulf of Guinea. It favours sheltered locations and lives on rocks covered with seaweed or gravelly substrates. It is usually found in the neritic zone down to about thirty metres (100 ft) but occasionally down to a hundred metres (330 ft) in more exposed locations. It is also found in meadows of the seagrass Posidonia oceanica. It grazes on algae, especially encrusting coralline algae, seagrass blades and their epiphytic organisms and detritus. This S. granularis sea urchin was photographed off the coast of Madeira.

Photograph credit: Diego Delso


Sorry if I'm filling up your page. Trying to get POTD ahead a bit, as it'll help cut down on issues. We got to only about a week or two ahead for a bit there, and I'd rather be much further on. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 7.9% of all FPs 14:52, 3 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Temporary PMR on my mobile account

Hi MER-C, you might be aware that my laptop got accidentally damaged and I'm not in a position to access my main account until the laptop is back. The service provider says it'd be by 7 July because there's some sort of lockdown in China and the part (LCD) is in transit. I need to push some articles back to draft (and I don't want to burden admins by leaving behind redirects) and also help at RMT; could you please add temporary page mover rights to my mobile account? I asked Primefac, but it looks like they are occupied and busy elsewhere. Regards, ─ The Aafī on Mobile (talk) 16:35, 4 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Done. MER-C 08:58, 5 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]
Thanks MER-C. Do you have idea about why are the redirects left behind after a page move left as unreviewed? I moved a few pages and then received notifications that the redirects left behind were marked as reviewed? Is this usual when one doesn't have autopatrolled flag? Regards, ─ The Aafī on Mobile (talk) 12:49, 6 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]
I don't know but that seems plausible. MER-C 14:08, 7 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

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Cephalanthus occidentalis

Cephalanthus occidentalis is a species of flowering plant in the family Rubiaceae native to eastern and southern North America. Common names include buttonbush, common buttonbush, button-willow, buck brush, and honey-bells. It is a deciduous shrub or small tree that averages 1 to 3 m (3.3 to 9.8 ft) in height, but can reach 6 m (20 ft). The flowers are arranged in a dense spherical inflorescence 2 to 3.5 cm (0.79 to 1.38 in) in diameter on a short peduncle. Each flower has a fused white to pale yellow four-lobed corolla forming a long slender tube connecting to the sepals. The stigma protrudes slightly from the corolla. The fruit is a spherical cluster of achenes (nutlets). This C. occidentalis plant, of the occidentalis variety, was photographed flowering in Point Pelee National Park in Ontario, Canada.

Photograph credit: The Cosmonaut

Featured picture scheduled for POTD

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This is to let you know that File:Hortus Haren 18-05-2019. (actm.) 03.jpg, a featured picture you nominated, has been selected as the English Wikipedia's picture of the day (POTD) for November 21, 2022. A preview of the POTD is displayed below and can be edited at Template:POTD/2022-11-21. If you have any concerns, please place a message at Wikipedia talk:Picture of the day. Thank you! Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 7.9% of all FPs 00:04, 7 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Laetiporus sulphureus

Laetiporus sulphureus is a species of bracket fungus (fungi that grow on trees) found in Europe and North America. Due to its taste, Laetiporus sulphureus has been called the "chicken polypore" and "chicken-of-the-woods" Many people also think that the mushroom tastes like crab or lobster leading to the nickname "lobster-of-the-woods". The authors of Mushrooms in Color said that the mushroom tastes good sauteed in butter or prepared in a cream sauce served on toast or rice.

Photograph credit: Agnes Monkelbaan

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Painting depicting two nude men in combat in Hell, one biting the other's neck, being observed by Dante and Virgil

The Divine Comedy is an Italian narrative poem by Dante Alighieri, begun around 1308 and completed in around 1321, shortly before the author's death. The poem's imaginative vision of the afterlife is representative of the medieval worldview as it existed in the Western Church by the 14th century. It helped establish the Tuscan dialect, in which it is written, as the standardized Italian language. It is divided into three parts: Inferno, Purgatorio and Paradiso. The subject of the narrative is the state of the soul after death and presents an image of divine justice meted out as due punishment or reward. In the poem, Dante travels through Hell, Purgatory and Heaven, and is accompanied by three guides: the Roman poet Virgil (who accompanies him for all of Hell and most of Purgatory), Dante's muse Beatrice (at the end of Purgatory and for most of Heaven) and Saint Bernard of Clairvaux (who guides him in the final cantos of Heaven).

This oil-on-canvas painting, titled Dante and Virgil and completed by the French artist William-Adolphe Bouguereau in 1850, depicts Dante with Virgil observing two damned souls in eternal combat in Hell. Capocchio, an alchemist and heretic, is being bitten on the neck by the trickster Gianni Schicchi, who had used fraud to claim another man's inheritance. The painting now hangs in the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.

Painting credit: William-Adolphe Bouguereau

High school article

Good job with the de-spamming, but I don't quite understand how Draft:Immanuel’s High School Trinidad and Tobago is spam. Is it because of the references, off-wiki evidence, or something else? Skokesquak (talk) 16:59, 12 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

What is your connection with this article and its author? MER-C 03:11, 13 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]
I'm just a lurker asking out of curiosity, so there's no connection. The question here is why this school could be spam? I don't care what happens to the draft but as a long-time lurker, I didn't know that there could be school spam. Skokesquak (talk) 11:48, 13 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]
It's a private school which felt the need to promote itself in those references. MER-C 12:07, 13 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]
FYI, Skokesquak has now posted at WP:COIN about this. SmartSE (talk) 11:31, 15 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]
How could a school that closed down 50 years ago pay somebody to write a Wikipedia article? That does not make sense. Cullen328 (talk) 22:04, 15 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]
It is more likely that one of the names listed is the customer seeking to burnish their CV by making the schools they attended or administered notable. Chris Troutman (talk) 22:18, 15 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]
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Always precious

Ten years ago, you were found precious. That's what you are, always. - Love your images! --Gerda Arendt (talk) 06:06, 16 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Hargreaves Review Deletion (2019)

Hi, I'm sure you don't remember this routine deletion from 3 years ago, but I'm curious as to why it happened and would be interested in remedying the issue. However, I can't find any record of what the alleged copyvio within Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property and Growth was or its page history. Does that mean the article itself was suppressed? All it points to is a copyvio investigation page for a user who edited the article that notes that Hargreaves article was blanked before it was deleted, but I'm not sure what that means, either. Low-priority, no stress. It took me a few years to even notice it was missing, after all. Thanks for your time and any help you might provide. lethargilistic (talk) 09:51, 17 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

The contributor copyright investigation and the indefinite block for copyright violations is enough to delete the article. See WP:CVREPEAT and the subsection WP:PDEL. You are welcome to recreate it, you cannot use any of the previous text. MER-C 10:05, 17 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Page Blanking

Hi Mer-C. Can you tell me why CCI pages are blanked as courtesy after the case is solved? Itcouldbepossible Talk 02:32, 18 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

I did not set up CCI. The person to ask is Moonriddengirl. MER-C 02:50, 18 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Not sure what protocol is

but this user was blocked for UPE, and runs a UPE business, they've since outsourced their work to a disclosed paid editor see userpage but given he/his company were blocked, shouldn't this extend to anyone editing on his behalf? PRAXIDICAE🌈 18:49, 20 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Yep. MER-C 02:36, 21 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

been waiting...

to see what sock farm the user who created this belonged to. Guess now we know. PRAXIDICAE🌈 15:44, 21 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Blocked both accounts. MER-C 10:13, 22 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]
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Hi there. I've seent that you've moved Draft:Yonatan stern article to a daft which was deleted afterwards. The person who wrote the article is not a paid contributor / Spammer but his daughter. Stern is a well known entrepreneur and the article about him is not SPAM.Ofir michael (talk) 08:41, 26 June 2022 (UTC)[reply]

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July 2022

Hi, MER-C hope you're doing great. Humble request you to kindly have a look on an article named "Deoghar Airport". A user named "Alotorus" is adding a connecting flight/ layover flights in airlines and destination section of Deoghar Airport. I told him not to add this connecting flights as it against Wikipedia policies but he won't listen and he keeps reverting the edits done by me and some other user.The news citation attached by him clearly states that this is a connecting flight not the direct one's. Please kindly look into it. Thanks Flashthomsom (talk) 19:29, 7 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Sixteenth anniversary on Wikipedia!


Invitation to join the Fifteen Year Society

Dear MER-C/archives/60,

I'd like to extend a cordial invitation to you to join the Fifteen Year Society, an informal group for editors who've been participating in the Wikipedia project for fifteen years or more. ​

Best regards, Chris Troutman (talk) 20:01, 7 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Unblock request from Zimi09

Hey MER-C, I was wondering if you saw my ping at User_talk:Zimi09#Request_for_Unblock. Do you have any opinions on unblocking there? Moneytrees🏝️(Talk) 02:28, 9 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]

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obvious upe

this user has been warned repeatedly about COI/promo/UPE and still continues without any engagement or appropriate disclosures (or rather, incomplete disclosures) and I'm at the end of my rope with them. Perhaps you can have a word? PRAXIDICAE🌈 18:18, 14 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]

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Hist-merge

Hi @MER-C. So much of strange stuff around Javelina azhdarchid. Could you help in histmerging certain revisions of Wellhnopterus to Javelina azhdarchid. The latter was actually moved to Wellhnopterus which contains a typo. I performed a SWAP move and moved it to correct destination at Wellnhopterus. I don't think the one with typo is worth keeping. We can just merge its history to Javelina azhdarchid and delete it. Ideas? ─ The Aafī (talk) 05:00, 22 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]

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Sagacious IP

You had blocked User:Annikayye where you did a "See also" to User:Vikasarora4u who also you had blocked for promotional edits on Draft:Sagacious IP. Just wanted to let you know that I have restored the draft today on the request of a new eponymous User:Sagacious IP Services. Jay 07:24, 28 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Unlinking deleted articles

Hello, MER-C,

I hope you are having a pleasant summer. I have noticed that you often delete articles that have been tagged for having copyright issues. Frequently, these are articles that have been around for a while and are linked to other Wikipedia articles. It would be great if, when you delete them, you could remove all of the red links that are caused by the article's deletion. Doing this manually is a time-consuming task but if you have Twinkle installed, it happens very fast. If you delete a page using Twinkle, the tool not only deletes all redirects to the page but a box pops up offering to unlink all mentions of the deleted article. If you don't use Twinkle to delete pages but you still have it installed, in the Twinkle menu (last tab to the right in the menu at the top of the page), there is an "Unlink" option. Just put in the reason, like "Deleted article" or "Deleted PROD", and submit and the program will remove all of the red links leaving the subject's name in ordinary black color like all over unlinked words.

Sometimes, it is worth the extra effort to go and remove any unlinked reference to the deleted article, for example, I often find older biographies often have a mention on Surname listing pages that is worth removing. But an unlinked mention is not as jarring for readers as those red links to articles that have been deleted and are unlikely to be recreatd any time soon. Any way, I thought I'd pass this tip along. Stay cool! Liz Read! Talk! 20:39, 30 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]

When deleting something for copyright problems, I am not making any judgement as to whether the subject merits inclusion. Many of the BH deletions do get recreated, some quite quickly. The spam however, needs to be orphaned manually. MER-C 15:51, 31 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Undelete

Hi, MER-C - you deleted the BLP for Will Metcalf over a copyright issue - hopefully a soft delete so I can fix those copyright issues. What say ye? Atsme 💬 📧 20:39, 30 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]

Copyright problems cannot be restored but you can recreate from scratch. MER-C 09:59, 31 July 2022 (UTC)[reply]
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Igloo Software Recreation

hi @MER-C, I am interested in creating a page on Igloo Software. I see you have formerly deleted one about it. I understand that it was deleted because of promotional material. I hope to create a version of it which will not act as covert advertising, but rather give people a neutral description of it as a notable product/platform in the suite of Category:Collaborative software. I'm not sure if I'm going about it the right way, but I have requested a manual restoration of a draft here. Zaurus (talk) 23:12, 3 August 2022 (UTC)[reply]

I have restored it there. Jay 04:07, 4 August 2022 (UTC)[reply]