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Happy New Year![edit]

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Dear Ser Amantio di Nicolao,
HAPPY NEW YEAR Hoping 2015 will be a great year for you! Thank you for your contributions!
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Happy New Year Ser Amantio di Nicolao![edit]

Thanks for the heads up[edit]

How else would I discover that my man Captain Beefheart was a sculptor? You've gotten my 2015 off to a great start. Einar aka Carptrash (talk) 00:44, 2 January 2015 (UTC)

Wikipedia is the ultimate in job security. There is ALWAYS more to do. Carptrash (talk) 00:53, 2 January 2015 (UTC)

Charlie??[edit]

What's this all about?♦ Dr. Blofeld 22:35, 7 January 2015 (UTC)

Something for you[edit]

Rainbow trout transparent.png Whack!

You've been whacked with a wet trout.

Don't take this too seriously. Someone just wants to let you know you did something silly.

For repeatedly creating links to nonexistent categories. WP:Categorization reads 'An article should never be left with a non-existent (redlinked) category on it. Either the category should be created, or else the link should be removed or changed to a category that does exist.'

{{WikiProject Chemicals}}[edit]

This wikiproject is not likely applicable to a number of the articles you're applying it to. I changed some of them. Tom Ruen (talk) 06:59, 11 January 2015 (UTC)

Please add |auto=yes when you auto tag talk pages with WikiProjects. Christian75 (talk) 11:48, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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Foe completing a MILLION edits..................................................................... The Herald : here I am 12:52, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

A Barnstar for you![edit]

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For somehow whopping up a massive 1 million edits on wikipedia!! Doesn't seem that long ago that you passed me and I've still not reached even half that amount!! ♦ Dr. Blofeld 13:31, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

Yes, back then I did do a lot with mass editing! I think it needed it at the time in the earlier days to try to address systematic bias. Sometimes I still think a round or two might be good but I tend to focus on quality these days!♦ Dr. Blofeld 13:44, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Congratulations on 1 million edits! OccultZone (TalkContributionsLog) 17:52, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

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Congratulations on being the fourth editor on the English Wikipedia, and I think the fifth on the whole project to contribute a million non bot edits to one wiki. ϢereSpielChequers 19:39, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

Popcorn[edit]

It may not look like it but here is 1,000,000 kernels of popcorn Popcorn02.jpg to honor this wonderful achievement.Buster Seven Talk 19:48, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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For all your hard work, especially adding appropriate templates to talk pages - a dirty job but someone has to do it! Congratulations on one million edits! Thine Antique Pen (talk) 20:34, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

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Congratulations on reaching a million edits! I appreciate all of your efforts; especially your project tagging. You've put a huge amount of effort into tagging everything that needs it. :) -Fimatic (talk | contribs) 00:03, 15 January 2015 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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For reaching 1 10 100 1000 10000 100000 1,000,000 edits! Please continue your great work to the project! Cheers, ƬheStrikeΣagle 09:14, 15 January 2015 (UTC)

Sunshine![edit]

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Hello Ser Amantio di Nicolao! Bhootrina (talk) has given you a bit of sunshine to brighten your day! Sunshine promotes WikiLove and hopefully it has made your day better. Spread the sunshine by adding {{subst:User:Meaghan/Sunshine}} to someone else's talk page, whether it be someone you have had disagreements with in the past or a good friend. In addition, you can spread the sunshine to anyone who visits your userpage and/or talk page by adding {{User:Meaghan/Sunshine icon}}. Happy editing! Bhootrina (talk) 07:09, 17 January 2015 (UTC)

Composer categories[edit]

Greetings! I notice you are adding lots of composers to the Category:20th-century composers. Many of these should be in the more specific Category:20th-century classical composers. I changed two of them before I realised you were going far faster than I could keep up! --Deskford (talk) 01:58, 19 January 2015 (UTC)

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A kitten for you![edit]

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Dear Ser Amantio di Nicolao, thank you for your work on my mother, Helen Barolini, Wikepedia page. She just turned 89 and I, her daughter Nicoletta Barolini, have been trying to update it. But alas, I am really not an editor nor a Wikepedia expert, so I am very grateful to you for helping to include my mother in Wikepedia. Thank you kindly and best wishes for the new year! Nicoletta Barolini nikibarolini@gmail.com

Nb2367 (talk) 01:32, 20 January 2015 (UTC)

Aristobulus of Britannia[edit]

Dear Ser Amantio di Nicolao, if you have time, you might care to peruse Aristobulus of Britannia which displays a theoretical chart proposing him as an Herodian. Perhaps he was, but the analysis to get there seems like boot-strapping conjecture. Cheers. Mannanan51 (talk) 05:45, 20 January 2015 (UTC)

Welcome to the millionaires club![edit]

All the best: Rich Farmbrough21:17, 21 January 2015 (UTC).

DYK for Karolina Olsson[edit]

 — Crisco 1492 (talk) 14:46, 22 January 2015 (UTC)

Harry Eytinge[edit]

Hello. Thanks for the help with Harry Eytinge and Louis Victor Eytinge. The reason I named Harry Eytinge as "Harry Eytinge (Actor 1822-1900)" was that there was a silent movie actor named Harry Eytinge who was born some time later in 1862 and I may write his bio if I can find enough information. No problem though, just thought I would let you know.

Ted Sidpickle (talk) 18:59, 22 January 2015 (UTC)

Many thanks for feed back

Ted 86.176.211.82 (talk) 21:29, 22 January 2015 (UTC)

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Template:Tashkent Province[edit]

Can you attach this to the foot of all articles within it? Glad to see we've passed 4.7 mill now anyway, it makes it looks "fuller" if you know what I mean now.♦ Dr. Blofeld 09:18, 24 January 2015 (UTC)

Not for the moment, thanks.♦ Dr. Blofeld 11:34, 24 January 2015 (UTC)

I am in the process[edit]

of doing an article about Ethel Edwards and in the process of trying to separate your stub (that was cruelly smushed) from a link to the article about her husband Xavier Gonzalez find myself sinking in wikiquicksand. pPrhaps more coffee would help? Anyway, this is not so much a cry for help as as I thought that you might like to know that Ms. Edwars has been resurrected, not without some struggle. Einar aka Carptrash (talk) 15:51, 24 January 2015 (UTC)

Category:Austrian State Prize for European Literature winners[edit]

Category:Austrian State Prize for European Literature winners, which you created, has been nominated for possible deletion, merging, or renaming. If you would like to participate in the discussion, you are invited to add your comments at the category's entry on the Categories for discussion page. Thank you. DexDor (talk) 21:35, 26 January 2015 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

For the help. Emilio Kopaitic (talk) 00:26, 27 January 2015 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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I know it's a 'me too' barrister. But had to leave it here. Congratulations on your utterly outstanding contributions!!!! My offer stands as always. Wifione Message 15:28, 28 January 2015 (UTC)

Nomination of Vanna Bonta for deletion[edit]

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Male and female poets[edit]

Hi, re this edit on Peter Cooley that I noticed, I thought I should mention that Category:American male poets (like Category:American women poets) is tagged as non-diffusing. I thought I'd better leave you a message because I don't know if you were tuned in to the last batch of drama around this issue, but I'm guessing you'd rather not be Johnpacklamberted. -- Visviva (talk) 22:27, 31 January 2015 (UTC)

Category:Women bloggers[edit]

Category:Women bloggers, which you created, has been nominated for possible deletion, merging, or renaming. If you would like to participate in the discussion, you are invited to add your comments at the category's entry on the Categories for discussion page. Thank you. Fgnievinski (talk) 04:25, 1 February 2015 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Conspiracy of Silence (Church persecutions)[edit]

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The article Conspiracy of Silence (Church persecutions) has been proposed for deletion because of the following concern:

Pius XI appears to have used this ordinary phrase just once in this context. It's noted in his biography and in the entry for the encyclical Divini redemptoris. It is otherwise of insufficient note to justify its own WP entry.

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Museum hacks and museum edits[edit]

Hello there!

Upcoming events:

  • February 6–8: The third annual ArtBytes Hackathon at the Walters Art Museum! This year Wikimedia DC is partnering with the Walters for a hack-a-thon at the intersection of art and technology, and I would like to see Wikimedia well represented.
  • February 11: The monthly WikiSalon, same place as usual. RSVP on Meetup or just show up!
  • February 15: Wiki Loves Small Museums in Ocean City. Mary Mark Ockerbloom, with support from Wikimedia DC, will be leading a workshop at the Small Museum Association Conference on how they can contribute to Wikipedia. Tons of representatives from GLAM institutions will be present, and we are looking for volunteers. If you would like to help out, check out "Information for Volunteers".

I am also pleased to announce events for Wikimedia DC Black History Month with Howard University and NPR. Details on those events soon.

If you have any questions or have any requests, please email me at james.hare@wikimediadc.org.

See you there! – James Hare

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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Thank you! Sisterwendy (talk) 15:22, 3 February 2015 (UTC)

About your (non)participation in the January 2012 SOPA vote[edit]

Hi. I am Piotr Konieczny (User:Piotrus), you may know me as an active content creator (see my userpage), but I am also a professional researcher of Wikipedia. Recently I published a paper (downloadable here) on reasons editors participated in Wikipedia's biggest vote to date (January 2012 WP:SOPA). I am now developing a supplementary paper, which analyzes why many editors did not take part in that vote. Which is where you come in :) You are a highly active Wikipedian (in fact, the third most active - color me impressed!), and you were active back during the January 2012 discussion/voting for the SOPA, yet you did not chose to participate in said vote. I'd appreciate it if you could tell me why was that so? For your convenience, I prepared a short survey at meta, which should not take more than a minute of your time. I would dearly appreciate you taking this minute; not only as a Wikipedia researcher but as a fellow content creator and concerned member of the community (I believe your answers may help us eventually improve our policies and thus, the project's governance). PS. If you chose to reply here (on your userpage), please WP:ECHO me. Thank you! --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 19:15, 3 February 2015 (UTC)

Well, you are right. Btw, I haven't seen you edit any Polish-related articles recently, when will you swing by again? And thank you for your answer, I think there's one in the survey that's applicable for it. Cheers, --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 12:19, 4 February 2015 (UTC)

Wikimedia DC celebrates Black History Month, and more![edit]

Hello again!

Not even a week ago I sent out a message talking about upcoming events in DC. Guess what? There are more events coming up in February.

First, as a reminder, there is a WikiSalon on February 11 (RSVP here or just show up) and Wiki Loves Small Museums at the Small Museum Association Conference on February 15 (more information here).

Now, I am very pleased to announce:

There is going to be a lot going on, and I hope you can come to some of the events!

If you have any questions or need any special accommodations, please let me know.


Regards,

James Hare


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Proposed deletion of Lino Isaia[edit]

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Reflinks bug[edit]

Thank you for tirelessly filling out references at Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa with your User:Zhaofeng Li/Reflinks software. However, this edit and this edit left unintended references at the end of the article (assuming there is no mysterious reason to add references for a category). Later edits turned them into red cite errors. So I removed the references, and you and/or User:Zhaofeng Li should fix the bug in the software if it's likely to reoccur.

And by the way, the "To leave me a new message you may click here." at the top of the page doesn't work; it says "Internal error [96683b3d] 2015-02-08 18:56:07: Fatal exception of type Scribunto_LuaInterpreterNotFoundError". Art LaPella (talk) 19:09, 8 February 2015 (UTC)

ANI notice[edit]

Information icon There is currently a discussion at Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/Incidents regarding an issue with which you may have been involved. Thank you. --ThaddeusB (talk) 17:52, 11 February 2015 (UTC)

reflinks[edit]

thanks for filling in the links on Brian Williams. Do you have a link for the reflinks tool? I have one on my talk page but every time I tried using it, it wouldn't work. Thanks. SW3 5DL (talk) 00:08, 12 February 2015 (UTC)

Nomination of United States Lighthouse Society for deletion[edit]

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Precious again[edit]

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Lo dicono
Thank you for reminding me of my favourite opera every time your name pops up on my watchlist, and for "Lo dicono", good advice returned to my talk from the archive, still helpful, - repeating: you are an awesome Wikipedian (21 October 2009)!

--Gerda Arendt (talk) 09:16, 15 February 2012 (UTC)

Three years ago, you were the fourteenth recipient of my PumpkinSky Prize, --Gerda Arendt (talk) 08:44, 15 February 2015 (UTC)

Category 20th-century lawyers[edit]

I think this category is undefining, and will eventually be bloated beyond recognition. Most politicians are also lawyers. There must be a hundred thousand people with bios here qualifying for this one. Categories should only be added if they are "defining" (with a few exceptions), most of those politicians added by you recently have never been known/notable/famous for their legal practice, but rather as politicians. I'm thinking about proposing this category for deletion. Kraxler (talk) 12:59, 15 February 2015 (UTC)

I had some of the same thoughts myself the other day, when I began the categorizing spree. I take your point, and am not sure but that I don't feel something of the same way myself. Having said that, I do think the category has about as much validity as, say, Category:20th-century musicians or Category:20th-century painters. And it can be winnowed down by nationality, I shouldn't wonder. Which I might do one of these days.
So I'm sort of in the middle on the subject, erring in favor of the category, basically. But I won't say that I couldn't be convinced otherwise at some point. --Ser Amantio di NicolaoChe dicono a Signa?Lo dicono a Signa. 17:54, 15 February 2015 (UTC)
To be a musician, or a painter, is much more definite and/or defining (a requirement to add categories), than being a lawyer. Almost all lawyers I've written about (several hundred) were not known for their legal work. 20th century lawyer has as much validity as 20th-century milk drinker or 20th-century beach vacationer. "20th-century lawyer" is currently being added (by you, inter alia) at all people who are already in the following categories: disbarred lawyers, New York Court of Appeals judges, New York Supreme Court Justices, New York state court judges, County district attorneys in New York, etc., and lawyers (by profession) who were notable as New York State Senators, Members of the New York State Assembly, etc. In the end it will become a terrible unhelpful hold-all. 20th-century painters has already almost a thousand pages, plus subcategories by country. I expect 20th-century lawyer to go into 50,000 pages easily, if anybody can find the time to waste on it. Kraxler (talk) 18:17, 15 February 2015 (UTC)
I agree with Kraxler here. You should only be categorizing a person as a lawyer if they are notable as a lawyer - not people who were a non-notable as a lawyer before becoming a politician or people who are famous as a sportsperson (example) and later became a lawyer. Many articles mention many jobs (e.g. "lifeguard, paper carrier, grocery clerk, forest firefighter, and golf caddy"), but adding a category tag for any job that a person has ever done isn't appropriate - it just creates category clutter on articles, watchlist noise and makes categories less useful for navigation. DexDor (talk) 19:10, 15 February 2015 (UTC)
See, I don't have a problem with it as a defining category. For a politician, say...he may not have been notable as a lawyer, but if it was a substantial part of his career then I'm in favor of adding lawyer-based categories to his article. (Take my state delegate, for instance - he's not likely to be remembered as a lawyer, but it is his job, it's what he does, and it defines him as much as being politics does. To me, at any rate.)
Where I do have a problem, and where I'm open to conviction, is the necessity of some of those lawyer-based categories in the first place. "20th-century lawyers" falls into that category, for me...what difference does it make that a lawyer worked during the 20th-century? I can maybe see the argument for people in artistic fields. I'm not sure it's a necessity for the law.
If any of this makes any sense? I don't frequently engage in policy discussions here because I know what I mean when I say it, but I'm not convinced I can articulate it well enough for anyone else when I say it. --Ser Amantio di NicolaoChe dicono a Signa?Lo dicono a Signa. 20:34, 15 February 2015 (UTC)
We should categorize based on what makes the person notable for inclusion in an encyclopedia. E.g. Harold Brainsby may have spent decades working as a lawyer, he may have been a devoted husband and father, he may have been a regular church-goer or keen gardener ... to him (and his family) those may have been the things that defined him, but we're writing an enclopedia and he's in the encyclopedia because of what he did as a sportsman. DexDor (talk) 20:53, 15 February 2015 (UTC)
Perhaps. Personally, I don't agree, in that I think professional life and personal life are generally two different matters. So if he spent extensive time as a lawyer, I think it should be noted. --Ser Amantio di NicolaoChe dicono a Signa?Lo dicono a Signa. 21:56, 15 February 2015 (UTC)
I'd like to quote from Wikipedia:Categorization of people#N: "For example, a film actor who holds a law degree should be categorized as a film actor, but not as a lawyer unless his or her legal career was notable in its own right and/or relevant to his acting career. Many people had assorted jobs before taking the one that made them notable; those other jobs should not be categorized. Now substitute politician for actor, and there we are, concerning politicians.
I'd like to mention also Wikipedia:Overcategorization#Mostly overlapping categories: "If two or more categories have a large overlap (e.g. because many athletes participate in multiple all-star games, and religious leadership does not radically change from year to year), it is generally better to merge the subjects to a single category, and create lists to detail the multiple instances." In the case of judges or district attorneys there would be a more than 50% overlap because, I suppose, more than half of all bios here on Wikipedia are people of the 20th century. Kraxler (talk) 14:59, 16 February 2015 (UTC)

Dear Being a lover of Writer Rizia Butt. I want to mention that she had spend most his lfe time in the city of Wazirabad District Gujranwala but it is not mention in her details. Please take notice. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 37.106.178.80 (talk) 04:19, 21 February 2015 (UTC)

A brownie for you![edit]

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Presentation proposal for Wikimania 2015[edit]

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Hi Ser! Victuallers and I have developed a proposal for a talk to be presented at Wikimania 2015. It's titled, How to pick up more women... -- as in more women editors and more women's biographies. Examples include the Edit-a-thon blitz during WikiWomen's History Month and the "new articles" work underway by WikiProject Women Writers. The Wikimania talk proposal review process has begun and there's no guarantee that this proposal will be accepted. That's where you come in. Please review our proposal and give us feedback. Ultimately, we hope you add your name to the signup at the bottom of the proposal which signifies you're interested in the talk (it does not signify you'll be attending the event). Thank you! Rosiestep (talk) 22:31, 22 February 2015 (UTC)

Power Editor[edit]

I just read your user page and I must admit my mouth dropped (as well as my jock). LOL! 31,000+ articles created. Man alive, that is incredible. I guess I need to read a few of them ... might take me a few years to go through all of them! --EditorExtraordinaire (talk) 07:47, 25 February 2015 (UTC)

Oh, and by the way, I love your user name: it sounds ultra sophisticated! Is that a real person from history?

--EditorExtraordinaire (talk) 07:47, 25 February 2015 (UTC)

Montenegro[edit]

Haha, like the old me isn't it with the new stubs! I may do all of Montenegro gradually [1]. They will all need tagging for the Montenegro project of course :-)♦ Dr. Blofeld 16:26, 25 February 2015 (UTC)

Hannah Moskowitz[edit]

Hello Ser Amantio di Nicolao, I have this article watchlisted and was wondering about your edit [2]. Did you delete the deadend tag or did AWB delete it automatically? The article does not contain any Wiki-links (aside from categories and language links), so the deadend tag would have been valid to keep. Maybe an AWB bug? GermanJoe (talk) 02:25, 26 February 2015 (UTC)

editing conflicts on Massacre at Machecoul[edit]

will you let me know when you're done, so I can get on with the article? Thanksauntieruth (talk) 20:16, 26 February 2015 (UTC)

Dear sir. 😊. Ian Wolfe is my great, great uncle. 😊😊. Your article very nice !!! If, if you ever need me. My name is Kim Wolfe. 54 641-758-1862. Cell phone My email is. Wolfegod1960@gmail.com. God is in there so I remember my email. 😊 god bless you Kim Wolfe. 😀 — Preceding unsigned comment added by 70.198.37.163 (talk) 18:24, 28 February 2015 (UTC)

Tons of dead links on the politicians[edit]

Since I'm getting tired now of marking that-might want to look over it-I've found it on quite a few articles you made in early 2009 just now. (so if you can you could check over ones from early 2009-I found them on the searching tool so that could make it easier for you to find) Wgolf (talk) 20:20, 28 February 2015 (UTC) Welcome-on another note I have noticed that the BLP's eligible for deletion page is unupdated. But yeah I found a bunch earlier. Sometimes some of them might sneak into the shortest BLP's pages. Wgolf (talk) 22:02, 28 February 2015 (UTC)

RE: Sullivan MOH Article "The dates are almost certainly wrong"?? You may be right. I'm having trouble sorting out the 1869 Sullivan MOH from the 1890 Sullivan MOH. Which dates specifically? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Timothyjosephwood (talkcontribs) 11:47, 1 March 2015 (UTC)

Editing for Women's History in March[edit]

Hello,

I am very excited to announce this month’s events, focused on Women’s History Month:

  • Sunday, March 8: Women in the Arts 2015 Edit-a-thon – 10 AM to 4 PM
    Women in the Arts and ArtAndFeminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Free coffee and lunch served!
    More informationRSVP on Meetup
  • Wednesday, March 11: March WikiSalon – 7 PM to 9 PM
    An evening gathering with free-flowing conversation and free pizza.
    More informationRSVP on Meetup (or just show up!)
  • Friday, March 13: NIH Women's History Month Edit-a-Thon – 9 AM to 4 PM
    In honor of Women’s History Month, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is organizing and hosting an edit-a-thon to improve coverage of women in science in Wikipedia. Free coffee and lunch served!
    More informationRSVP on Meetup
  • Saturday, March 21: Women in STEM Edit-a-Thon at DCPL – 12 PM
    Celebrate Women's History Month by building, editing, and expanding articles about women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields during DC Public Library's first full-day edit-a-thon.
    More informationRSVP on Meetup
  • Friday, March 27: She Blinded Me with Science, Part III – 10 AM to 4 PM
    Smithsonian Institution Archives Groundbreaking Women in Science Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Free lunch courtesy of Wikimedia DC!
    More informationRSVP on Meetup
  • Saturday, March 28: March Dinner Meetup – 6 PM
    Dinner and drinks with your fellow Wikipedians!
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Hope you can make it to an event! If you have any questions or require any special accommodations, please let me know.


Thanks,

James Hare

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john Clark the boxer[edit]

Hi. I was doing a little research and saw that you edited this page recently. May i ask what you edited and do you have any first hand knowledge of john clark the boxer? http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Clark_%28boxer%29

Any additional information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. 66.87.83.71 (talk) 23:53, 6 March 2015 (UTC)

Ruth Phillips[edit]

I was wondering how come you didn't put a prod up for Ruth Phillips? Was it a mistake or is she notable enough for a article? I just put one up now. (There was one case where I almost put a prod up for a actor but considering he had a Italian wiki and I was going "oh well he have a IMDB page anyway" I just skipped that) Wgolf (talk) 20:16, 7 March 2015 (UTC)

Hi there, thank you for your help, I just started today.

Was there a problem with the second reference on the Rosalind Forster entry?

If not, shall I put it back in?

Thank you.

Hoshidee (talk) 18:51, 8 March 2015 (UTC)

Sweet![edit]

Sorted it now, gave the other website a different name. As I first published the page, something went screwy with the reference coding, looks like the 2nd site disappeared... hopefully it'll be ok now. Cheers again.

Hoshidee (talk) 19:19, 8 March 2015 (UTC)

Len Harvey[edit]

I'm told km related to Len my names Philip Harvey my dad is Jeffrey Harvey his dad was tommy hope you can help phil

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DYK for Two Girls Dressing a Kitten by Candlelight[edit]

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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Thank you for adding categories to author and historian pages over the weekend. It's appreciated. TeriEmbrey (talk) 14:08, 23 March 2015 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

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Phil lo greco[edit]

26-1 14 ko Signed with Al Haymon After 2 yrs lay off he returned to the ring — Preceding unsigned comment added by 76.69.135.179 (talk) 22:10, 24 March 2015 (UTC)

Relevant category[edit]

Why did you revert my addition of adding a relevant category to the Germanwings Flight 9525? You really jumped the gun here. Juneau Mike (talk) 09:20, 25 March 2015 (UTC)

Thanks for your reply! And no problem! I sometimes involve myself in transportation issues. (See my User Page) I was a little surprised by your revert, but no problem my friend. Maybe we can collaborate sometime. Juneau Mike (talk) 09:25, 25 March 2015 (UTC)

Whammo on the Spammo! :)[edit]

I brought that Spammer on Germanwings Flight 9525 and other pages to the attention of Administrators here, by way of the Admin IRC Chat room, and he has been dealt with! Yay for good faith edits! :) You can see the results here Talk to you soon, my friend! Juneau Mike (talk) 16:27, 25 March 2015 (UTC)

Project Anthroponymy[edit]

Thank you for the invitation to WikiProject Anthroponymy, I added myself as member, Im rather interested in Anthroponymy.

I can also see that you are an experienced AWB user, could you just brief me in the fast, easiest way to sort out all stubs on a wiki, and give all those stubs the template {{stub}}?I have also problems of finding pages with the template {{Ait}} since AWB gives me all pages where the text Ait is mentioned, also those without the template brackets. Much greatful for any advice, or where I can find it, I couldnt find it on the AWB manual. Dan Koehl (talk) 18:02, 25 March 2015 (UTC)

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Thank you for the advices on AWB. Much appreciated. Dan Koehl (talk) 00:51, 26 March 2015 (UTC)

M. Thomas Inge[edit]

Okay so looking for strange yob for people still living I found M. Thomas Inge, which I'm not sure how this happened-but born in 1879 and listed as dying in 2001, looks like some vandalism (usually I just correct the dates whenever I find this-like I found someone saying still living born in 1750!) but for this guy not sure what to say...I did take off the 1879 part. (since you have contributed to the article I sent you this message) Wgolf (talk) 22:00, 25 March 2015 (UTC)

If you read the reference it says he collected papers that date from 1879 to 2001, not that he was alive for that period. And there's no reason to doubt that he is still alive – he appears to have been editing and publishing as recently as 2011. --Deskford (talk) 22:38, 25 March 2015 (UTC)
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Collaboration[edit]

Would love to work with you on future articles. I've gone through your recent edit history, and I'm intrigued. These articles are stable, but the last two articles I began are Juneau Mountain Rescue and 2015 Halifax train crash. I'd love to hear your feedback on them. In my roughly 9 years on Wikipedia, I have created about 20 articles, so I'm not a "new page factory". The vast majority of my contributions are "house keeping" issues related to details, references, and categories in other articles. I believe you and I could collaborate effectively on a wide range of issues. I hope you agree. Juneau Mike (talk) 02:28, 26 March 2015 (UTC)

English writers[edit]

Hi, I don't have a particular issue with splitting men and women writers but my concern is that most readers will be looking in the main English writers category for the articles and pretty soon it's going to be empty and the real categories like English male and English female writers are going to be hidden among the massive number of sub categories. Is it possible that for all of the ones you've split where there is a large number of sub categories that you could add a hatnote at the top of the categories explaining that they're split by male and female and embolden and link the main ones at the top? ♦ Dr. Blofeld 10:43, 26 March 2015 (UTC)

OK. Glad to see we're half the way to 5 million now anyway (from 4.5 mill I mean). These days it seems to take a few years to even gain 500,000 new articles.♦ Dr. Blofeld 14:51, 26 March 2015 (UTC)

Added a hatnote to Category:English writers.♦ Dr. Blofeld 18:09, 26 March 2015 (UTC)

Took 14 years to create an article on a Kuwaiti economist!♦ Dr. Blofeld 15:27, 27 March 2015 (UTC)

  • Why are you categorizing seemingly anyone who was literate and might have once written a note to the milkman as "writers" [3] [4] [5] These are tenuous to the point of irrelevance and they dilute the value of the category for real published writers. Andy Dingley (talk) 17:38, 27 March 2015 (UTC)
    I agree. To put scientists into that category when they have not written a notable book, only papers and review articles is nonsense. Please stop. --Bduke (Discussion) 20:37, 27 March 2015 (UTC)

Germanwings Flight 9525[edit]

This is now regarded as a murder investigation by France. We should monitor the article closely. Juneau Mike (talk) 12:32, 26 March 2015 (UTC)

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DYK for Kayla Mueller[edit]

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Ironclad:battle for blood a Jonathan English film. Didn't see it on you wiki page for Jonathan English. You mentioned Ironclad,but not Ironclad:battle for blood. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 65.255.181.69 (talk) 06:55, 28 March 2015 (UTC)

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