User talk:Will

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Can you make me an admin please? Admin 19:03, 14 July 2010 (EDT)

Hi! Why would you like to be an admin? Regular users can do about anything here. (Since I've been vandalized recently, I'm cautious about giving out permissions) User:Will 11:05, 16 July 2010 (EST)
Is there any way you can change the default font on this wiki? Courier New looks horribly hideous when printed out. I see that wiki formatting does not apply when "<pre></pre>" is used, so I'll need your help here. Times New Roman, Arial, or Tahoma would be good. Can the editors choose the font? Admin 15:57, 16 July 2010 (EDT)
The main advantage of using courier is that it's a monospaced font, meaning that all the characters occupy the same space. It eases positioning of chords. When using a non-monospaced font, results may vary depending on the printer/browser. With courier, we're sure that the result will be the same every time, and that chords will be potitioned correctly. Actually, this font is quite standard on chords/tabs site, exaclty for this reason. Will 20:00, 16 July 2010 (EST)
So is Lucida Sans Typewriter, and IMO that looks somewhat better than Courier.  6  10:36, 17 July 2010 (EDT)
Oh, and I'll pop out and get a new username, so don't be surprised.
Here I am!  6  16:03, 16 July 2010 (EDT)

[edit] Adminship

Because I've noticed that you aren't here every day, but I am on guard and check this wiki regularly. Also, I think more than just one active admin is probably suitable. Thanks for your consideration.  6  19:45, 21 July 2010 (EDT)

I get your point, but what rights do you need that you don't already have as a normal user? Beside moving page and editing some special pages, being a sysop is not a big difference as a user. --Will 22:29, 24 July 2010 (EDT)
Plus, it feels cool to be an admin. This might just as well become the 1st time on any wiki!  6  12:57, 25 July 2010 (EDT)
Okay, I'm still not totally convinced, but I'll give it a try. You're now an admin, but please don't modify any "important" page without first discussing it (note that at the first sign of bad behavior, I'll revoke these rights). Have fun! --Will 22:13, 28 July 2010 (EDT)
Thanks!  6  11:48, 29 July 2010 (EDT)
Wow, you're already pretty active :) (little detail: you added "contact an administrator", and it lead to a pretty useless page. I kind of agree with the idea, but right now it's not really useful.) --Will 12:03, 29 July 2010 (EDT)
It's been fixed now :)  6  12:13, 29 July 2010 (EDT)

[edit] IPs and other administrative issues

Should we ban IPs from contributing, thus forcing editors to create an account? This seems somewhat effective in preventing vandalism. Also, is there any way to restore an edit before a move? Thanks,  6  11:48, 29 July 2010 (EDT)

Apparently, IPs love spamming User:Gus.

I already thought about that, but bots can easily create users for spamming. It happens often. So I'm not sure that forcing account creation would help alot, and it could potentially annoy users.
They did it on IMSLP, and it looks pretty effective to me. Shall we give it a try?  6  14:58, 29 July 2010 (EDT)

[edit] 8/8/10

And... a person has abused two IPs to spam a particular talk page...  6  10:00, 8 August 2010 (EDT)

How do I register please ?


Hey i'd like to sing up here ... how could i do?

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