User talk:Bamyers99

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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Thank you for revetion of the page (

I saw that I have deleted more than half of the page :(( Regards. Mustafay007 (talk) 23:54, 12 April 2015 (UTC)

Michael Connolly (rugby player)[edit]

You said that a search turned up no reasonable results yet the first result when I searched was evident — Preceding unsigned comment added by PandaTelf (talkcontribs) 03:32, 27 April 2015 (UTC)

Election tables with invalid "Navbar" links[edit]

Thanks for Wikipedia:Database reports/Invalid Navbar links. Could {{Election table}} be included in the report? It doesn't currently use Navbar but has its own code to make "e d" links. See [1] for an example with wrong links because it says "Kazakh presidential election, 2011" instead of "Kazakhstani presidential election, 2011". Would it have to use Navbar to be included without a lot of work? PrimeHunter (talk) 22:54, 27 April 2015 (UTC)

@PrimeHunter: I have added Election table and its 2 redirects to the report. The next report run will be in early May. --Bamyers99 (talk) 00:10, 28 April 2015 (UTC)
Thanks. PrimeHunter (talk) 00:18, 28 April 2015 (UTC)
Thanks for the new report. Redrose64 beat me to all the fixes. Is it OK to write a status like "All these have been corrected 2 May 2015" at Wikipedia:Database reports/Invalid Navbar links#.7B.7BElection_table.7C1.3D.7D.7D? Is the whole page just overwritten in the next report or does it cause problems for you if there are manual edits about the old report? PrimeHunter (talk) 23:31, 2 May 2015 (UTC)
@PrimeHunter: The whole page is overwritten each month. --Bamyers99 (talk) 23:53, 2 May 2015 (UTC)
OK, I was unsure what "Manual update" in the edit summaries meant. I have added "All these have been corrected 2 May 2015" to the election table section. PrimeHunter (talk) 00:10, 3 May 2015 (UTC)

Hi! Isn't it possible to get at least similar results in quarry:? I would like to run it for Latvian Wikipedia. I made some kind similar query, but it is wrong :) --Edgars2007 (talk/contribs) 18:43, 2 May 2015 (UTC)

@Edgars2007: Your query returns the pages that use the Navbar template. The database report code also retrieves the text for each page and then extracts the template names and parameters using this code. It then verifies that a specific parameter value matches the page name. --Bamyers99 (talk) 19:13, 2 May 2015 (UTC)
Thanks for explanation. BTW, would it be possible to make one time run for Latvian Wikipedia? Those same templates would be ok. --Edgars2007 (talk/contribs) 21:12, 2 May 2015 (UTC)
@Edgars2007: I have created a quarry table with template parameters that you can use to query. Here is a sample query. You can copy it and change 'Navbox' and 'name' to whatever you like. The data is from a database dump on 2015-04-21. --Bamyers99 (talk) 19:01, 3 May 2015 (UTC)
Thank you very much :) --Edgars2007 (talk/contribs) 20:06, 3 May 2015 (UTC)

William Wallace Spence[edit]

Just a quick note for you about the categorization template on William Wallace Spence, which you changed from {{improve categories}} to {{uncategorized}} a couple of days ago: the problem is that there's a bot, User:Cyberbot I, that goes around removing {{uncategorized}} from pages that do have categories on them (since sometimes users forget to remove it in the process of fixing the problem), and it doesn't know how to detect the difference between a hidden maintenance category and a real content category. It just strips the template if it sees any categories at all, and that in turn bounces the page right back into the untagged queue again — so it just gets trapped in a recursive loop where I tag it, the bot untags it, I tag it again, the bot untags it again, lather rinse repeat forever and ever. So even though it is technically uncategorized rather than needing more categories, we do have to use "improve categories" instead of "uncategorized" if a page has hidden maintenance categories like Category:Year of birth missing on it. Thanks. Bearcat (talk) 00:59, 3 May 2015 (UTC)

WikiProject Tennis[edit]

Hi, can you update the bot for the New and Edited Tennis Articles so that it no longer includes articles that are strictly in the category of table tennis? E.g. the BLP for Doo Hoi Kem should not appear in the list as she is a table tennis player and not a tennis player. However if a player is/was both a tennis and table tennis player, the most famous example being Fred Perry, than the article should of course appear in the list. Thanks in advance. Cheers, --Wolbo (talk) 19:54, 3 May 2015 (UTC)

@Wolbo: It has been updated. You can test it here. --Bamyers99 (talk) 21:07, 3 May 2015 (UTC)
Bamyers99, seems to work fine, also tested it with Fred Perry. Thanks for the quick update! --Wolbo (talk) 21:18, 3 May 2015 (UTC)

Tech News: 2015-19[edit]

15:06, 4 May 2015 (UTC)

Rick Hawn[edit]

Hey, thanks for fixing my mistake on Rick Hawn. I guess I was in hurry and wasn't paying close enough attention etc. SQGibbon (talk) 19:33, 4 May 2015 (UTC)

Quick question about edit summary on WP:DBR/Broken section anhors[edit]

You left the summary "Record count: 43105", is this a record high or low, and to what does this number pertain? Thanks Banak (talk) 23:54, 4 May 2015 (UTC)

@Banak: That is the current number of broken section anchors. Only the first 10000 are displayed. I started including it to track progress. --Bamyers99 (talk) 00:06, 5 May 2015 (UTC)
Ah thanks. Is that a record high or a record low? Banak (talk) 00:07, 5 May 2015 (UTC)
@Banak: The only other count I have is from September 2014 of about 65000. Dexbot (talk · contribs) fixes probably account for a good portion of the reduction. --Bamyers99 (talk) 00:19, 5 May 2015 (UTC)
Ah sorry, misunderstood the word "Record" as being a high or low score, rather than the number of entries. Appologies. Banak (talk) 00:22, 5 May 2015 (UTC)

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