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Hi, welcome to UnAnswers! Thanks for your edit to the Wutz a kwestion page.

Please leave a message on my talk page if I can help with anything! -- A F K When Needed (Talk) 11:16, 11 July 2009


Hiya :)
I've written this a few times and it becomes a massive WoT [Wall of Text] every single time. No, really, it has. Oh well, here's the one you get.
Originally the Wikia Welcome Bot would sign from the Sysop / Wikia chap who had edited most recently. Since then I've changed it to sign as me every time, so that it can use a custom signature instead of User:User_Name (Talk). It's a small step in my occasionally renewing effort to make it seem as warm and friendly as possible, instead of the equivalent of "You are a new contributor here. This is a welcome bot. Hello."
I hadn't personally stepped in to say howdy since conversations can (and do) start about it, on the same page and leading focus away from the new user. I generally avoid welcoming someone I had "welcomed" already for exactly this reason. I just wanted you to know, in case you'd been thinking about it.
That aside - you've certainly turned into a very valuable user. So, I'd like to take the time to personally welcome you, and thank you for coming to UnAnswers.
I recently decided to reduce my activity here for about five days. (Mostly on questions and answers, I'm working on a project of mine which means creating over 500 new pages, which I'll still work on at times.) At first, it was just me doing everything. Angela helped a lot, credit where it's due, but 1) she's employed by Wikia and her contributions say nothing about our community and 2) only on tech stuff, not actual questions, etc. It was of great interest to me to see how far UnAnswers had come in the few months it's been up and running.
I'll admit, I was surprised and very proud when I checked RC. While it's the same faces popping up time and time again, that's because of a waiting list. I've added us on other sites, but I don't expect anything to come of that. One thing I have noticed in RC was your activity, and I certainly didn't want you to think you were ignored with no welcome at all.
As I say, it's just unusual when the Welcome Bot signs as you, and I don't want to risk irreleveant conversations on the talk page of new users. That's... something that I have to work on.
So, thank you very much for coming to UnAnswers, contributing, and it is certainly an honour and a pleasure to have you. Hope you enjoyed reading all of this, if you bothered to. ;) A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 17:57, 23 July 2009 (UTC)

As a note - I already knew that was a bot. YOWUZA TALK 2 ME! 17:58, 23 July 2009 (UTC)
Which is why my link to myself and El_Nazgir talking about it is there.
Not the best link, but I wanted to be careful about what I linked to. A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 18:45, 23 July 2009 (UTC)

You are valuable as is everyone else.

While I agree with the edit, certainly, I do not like your edit summary at all. You do not poke fun at contributors for making honest mistakes especially when they are doing nothing other than spending their free time trying to help other people that they don't even know.

While I love having you on this site and in general find you to be a very pleasant person, if I ever see a message like that again I'll be forced to give you some cool down time to reconsider your attitude.

Not everone here will have English as a first language. Thus, the Un in UnAnswers might be meaningless to them. And, continuing a theme, they may have trouble with entire sections on the main page due to the amount of text involved.

If a new person whom you don't know tries to help someone, bear in mind they mean well. Mock vandals all you like, go right ahead. But do not try to humiliate kind people while I am still a Bureaucrat on this Wiki - thank you. A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 12:44, 24 July 2009 (UTC)


I can't decide whether Does Mendel reckon he's the funniest life form in the known universe and half the unknown universe is a compliment, or the exact opposite, but maybe you can't, either? Anyway, What's a Yowuza is one (I hope), because I love your contributions. Looking it up, it feels strange to see that you've only been here a bare 4 weeks, because it feels as if you've been here forever. I think that is because you fit right in. --◄mendel► 09:34, 7 August 2009 (UTC)

It was just a random response to all the Category:Mendel questions. It isn't any really :) YOWUZA TALK 2 ME! 09:37, 7 August 2009 (UTC)


Hi, dunno if you noticed, but your new signature has your name nearly invisible :P A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 13:32, 24 August 2009 (UTC)

I didn't make it here and didn't think about what it would look like here. Feel free to slap me with a trout. :) Yowuza yadderhouse |meh 13:35, 24 August 2009 (UTC)
Oh no no no. That's El_Nazgir's job.
He'll be back in a few days. A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 14:02, 24 August 2009 (UTC)

white stripes

Your avatar is being displayed next to your name on questions you have asked, such as Who is an antidisestablishmentairian, and the white stripes really look bad on it. I've uploaded a version with those stripes saved as transparency; it should look the same on a white background, and better on brown. Please consider uploading that as your avatar. --◄mendel► 19:21, 26 August 2009 (UTC)
Thanks for uploading. --Yowuza yadderhouse |meh 10:28, 27 August 2009 (UTC)


We never spoke but I feel like speaking to you. Nice answer, huh?. Greetings, MerculesKicker of Ass, Leaver of Footprint on aforementioned ass

Heh, yeah. --Yowuza yadderhouse |meh 17:17, September 8, 2009 (UTC)


A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 18:18, September 29, 2009 (UTC)
I lol'd at that. --Yowuza yadderhouse |meh 19:10, September 29, 2009 (UTC)
:D A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 19:11, September 29, 2009 (UTC)

Beat This

A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 13:13, October 4, 2009 (UTC)

Lisbon Treaty

lol, I rather liked DURRR TEH DURRR

You can put your UnAnswer back if you want. A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 17:25, October 22, 2009 (UTC)

Done (and the IP who asked about being a member again was me, if you didn't already know). --Yowuza yadderhouse |meh 17:26, October 22, 2009 (UTC)

Thank You

Hi there.

First off I'd like to apologize. Mendel and I are being a bit less than professional at the moment. The discussion on IRC, which we'll have in earnest some time, is really a discussion about Yallow, which for the sake of understanding throughout the UnAnswers community I tried to make as obvious as possible.

I don't know your motivation for the edit, but I thank you for it. It's always nice to have someone on your side ;) For the record, despite the fact we're discussing two things at once currently on the Community Talk, I stand by what I said. Not everyone uses IRC, but just like on the Wiki, if you cause problems in the community by acting inappropriately there will be consequences.

Anyway, apologies for the WoT (Wall of Text) and thanks again :-) A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 12:24, October 26, 2009 (UTC)

Thank you for slandering me, AFK. --◄mendel► 22:38, October 26, 2009 (UTC)
I apologize - you think we are being professional talking about IRC on the Community Talk? A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 22:40, October 26, 2009 (UTC)

Yahoo! Answers

File:Yahoo! Answers standing up.png

A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 22:45, November 17, 2009 (UTC)

Cheers Mendel, now you can't read it without clicking on it. A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 13:50, November 18, 2009 (UTC)
Ha, I can read it without clicking on it. --Yowuza yadderhouse | meh 18:19, November 18, 2009 (UTC)
God bless your eyesight. A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 18:26, November 18, 2009 (UTC)
No, god bless Google Chrome. =P --Yowuza yadderhouse | meh 18:31, November 18, 2009 (UTC)
Thumbnail size can be set in your preferences. (But I assume Chrome does something when you mouse over?) --◄mendel► 20:39, November 18, 2009 (UTC)


Soryr about that. The wikisoftware went haywire and autoblocked over 50 IPs. --◄mendel► 21:56, November 19, 2009 (UTC)


I mean, I know it's only been 10 days - but I do miss you. When are you going to be back? --◄mendel► 11:16, December 22, 2009 (UTC)

I'll be back... when I'll be back. Probably won't be gone for too long though. --Yowuza yadderhouse | meh 19:46, December 22, 2009 (UTC)
Nice! --◄mendel► 23:32, December 22, 2009 (UTC)
WB!--El Nazgir sigEl_Nazgir 19:23, December 26, 2009 (UTC)
Welcome back! A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 22:07, December 26, 2009
 :) --Yowuza yadderhouse | meh 13:16, December 27, 2009 (UTC)

Epic win.

See title.--El Nazgir sigEl_Nazgir 19:55, January 3, 2010 (UTC)

Validating... please hold.
Win confirmed.
Epicness confirmed.
Query: Why is it in the middle and not under "UnAnswer" and above your signature? ("Why", not "How")
Congratulations for win.
Transmission terminated. A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 20:17, January 3, 2010 (UTC)
Lol, thanks. --Yowuza yadderhouse | meh 18:18, January 4, 2010 (UTC)

Random thought


What about the President of the Cheese Investment Agency (CIA) for the sake of the initials? :P A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 17:09, January 19, 2010 (UTC)


for that. A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 19:18, January 20, 2010 (UTC)


Hi, I've no idea if you realize or not, but I doubt that was the idea. A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 19:27, January 23, 2010 (UTC)

I know lol, but I couldn't think of another answer. --Yowuza yadderhouse | meh 10:17, January 24, 2010 (UTC)

Huh? o.O


Would you please explain the reasoning behind this contribution?

Cheers. A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 17:28, January 30, 2010 (UTC)

Look at my avatar. --Yowuza yadderhouse | meh 18:19, January 30, 2010 (UTC)
I'm well aware of it; it's the same one as your Forum one unless I'm much mistaken. I assure you I know of it; I've contemplated asking you to avoid using an animated one for quite some time, tbh (though as you know, so far I havn't)
I'm still not entirely sure if that particular category is helpful when it comes to people searching for a particular kind of question
Would you be as quick to remove it if you happen to change avatar in the future? A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 18:51, January 30, 2010 (UTC)
Yes, I would. --Yowuza yadderhouse | meh 10:32, January 31, 2010 (UTC)
Fair enough. A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 15:42, January 31, 2010 (UTC)

A typo, or..?



Just wondered. A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 20:54, February 6, 2010 (UTC)

I meant it to be the 2nd one. I'll just go and move it... --Yowuza yadderhouse | meh 21:01, February 6, 2010 (UTC)

Heh, me like

:D A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 20:55, February 6, 2010 (UTC)

Lol, thanks. --Yowuza yadderhouse | meh 21:01, February 6, 2010 (UTC)


Hi there.

Thank you for raising your concerns. In this particular instance, I can't say I see any racism. As much as I loathe racism (and sexism, etc. etc.) there's nothing inherently racist about talking about ethnic backgrounds; only when people with superiority complexes and / or ignorant people join the fray does racism manifest itself.

I'm inclined to leave the question as it is currently. It's not attacking anyone; and to be frank if someone claimed to be offended by it I'd ask them to get off the internet. And that's the founder talking who has to be Mr. Nice Guy. I hope you can see where I'm coming from. I'm aware we may well have to deal with unpleasant responses to the question; and indeed perhaps it will be decided later that the question is more trouble than it's worth. But we're not there yet.

Out of respect for you I'll await a response before removing the deletion tag or in any other way handling the question. If you're unsatisfied with my response and wish to presuade me - or you wish to discuss the matter with other Administrators - you've every right to do so and I'd encourage you to, if you wish. You can even do one after the other if you want (I'd recommend trying to persuade me first if you think you'll try every route). Finally, if after addressing the matter with all of our Administrators, if you still feel we're being racist or ignorant you can go here.

I know you're not a trouble maker Yowuza, so when you're taking reasonable steps to do what you believe is right, I'll encourage you every step of the way. I won't be offended by any reasonable steps you undertake, on that you have my word.

Cheers! A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 14:25, February 19, 2010 (UTC)

For myself, I don't really see how this question can have an answr that is funny, and not slightly racially offensive, I deleted the question after seeing the delete tag, but restored it when I saw AFK here - there defiantly needs to be some debate on this topic. RandomTime 14:42, February 19, 2010 (UTC)
I can certainly understand your stance on this.
I guess my position on it is more "I don't see racism" than "omfg we like, need, this question". I don't have a problem with someone deleting it on non-funny grounds.
However; questions which inspire the best of responses don't always sound fabulous by themselves, as what I consider the best page on this whole damn Wiki demonstrates. Opinions aside, you have to admit that page is up there with the best of them.
(Did you predict something special? I didn't.) A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 16:28, February 19, 2010 (UTC)
Tbh, it just seemed rather dodgy to me. Feel free to remove the delete tag if you feel it (the question) should stay. --Yowuza yadderhouse | meh 17:26, February 19, 2010 (UTC)
(ec) Just to throw in my stance. I saw the question, and thought "eh, why not". I trust the wit of some of our users to come up with brilliant answers that aren't offensive at all. Anything offensive answered to it will be removed.--El Nazgir sigEl_Nazgir 17:28, February 19, 2010 (UTC)
That's exactly my stance on the matter. I can appreciate we could have problems with it down the line, but for now I feel it (and our community) should be given a chance. A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 19:01, February 19, 2010 (UTC)


Hi Yowuza.

This message is just to alert you to the fact that I have changed a category in a Question you've created. This is because, imo, Category:Help should be restricted to help pages, and similar. While I realize it's not extensively used in that way yet, I'd prefer if it was restricted to such a duty and better use was made of it as such in future.

As always, if you've any concerns with this I'll be only too happy to discuss things with you and reconsider my position on the manner.

Cheers! A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 18:24, February 27, 2010 (UTC)

I didn't even know it was used. --Yowuza yadderhouse | meh 18:31, February 27, 2010 (UTC)
Wow, my apologies. I missed that response; not sure how.
It's not so much used as in "that's what it really should be what it's for".
I guess it's one of a few jobs (READ: broken polls) which sort of got forgotten about.
At least it's quick enough. All I need to do, whenever, is assemble the list of appropriate pages and bot away.
Like I said, if you wish to contest the edit, you've every right. A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 00:19, February 28, 2010 (UTC)

Can you explain to me how it feels to be 43 years old?

Yowuza yadderhouse | meh 12:02, March 21, 2010 (UTC)

UnAnswers:Planned Changes

Hi there!

As you may or may not be aware our new skin is really attracting attention. As you are almost definitely not aware, we hope to soon have a Template with which to draw attention from like-minded inviduals in droves who currently float around on wikianswrs.

As we are expecting RC to greatly expand, and have to deal with the problems that go hand-in-hand with an influx of new contributors, we hope to acquire tools to make us better able to handle the situation.

People new to Wikis may not understand copyright that well and we may also have to deal with unfortunate things such as sock accounts. Accordingly we wish to make sure we can deal with this - and your support would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks for your time! A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 20:10, May 3, 2010 (UTC)

You made me smile, dear Sir.

For which I thank you. A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 17:41, June 6, 2010 (UTC)

I do try. ;) --Yowuza yadderhouse | meh 18:13, June 6, 2010 (UTC)

Your question

Because the powers at be are too scared of "Example is abusing their position!" to do what's right for the Wiki. Warwick is a fantastic case in point. The Administrators all know her to varying degress and can easily guess the kind of contributions he'll be responsible for.

Yet they're content to sit back and watch it happen. A F K sig 2 A F K When Needed 22:36, August 9, 2010 (UTC)

We're not "Too scared" as you put it. There is no actual reason to ban her. She had her banned time, and the bans she got are finished now. "the powers at be are too scared of "Example is abusing their position!" to do what's right for the Wiki." If that was true, then I wouldn't have demoted you. And no, I'm not continuing this discussion.--El Nazgir sigEl_Nazgir 23:01, August 9, 2010 (UTC)
Banning Warwick is inferior to reasoning with her. --◄mendel► 23:07, August 9, 2010 (UTC)

Blatant strategy game advertising

Would anyone mind joining me in this game? --Yowuza 16:48, August 11, 2010 (UTC)

WTF, Wikia?

What the fuck has Oasis done to my user page?
YowuzaAdded by Yowuza
It should be fixed 18:46, November 16, 2010 (UTC)

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