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Hello, Brandonrush, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are some pages that you might find helpful:

I hope you enjoy editing here and being a Wikipedian! Please sign your name on talk pages using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically produce your name and the date. If you need help, check out Wikipedia:Questions, ask me on my talk page, or ask your question and then place {{helpme}} after the question on your talk page. Again, welcome!  Have a look at the advice left at Talk:Humboldt High School (Iowa) for advice about improving the article Adam McCormick 03:14, 25 April 2007 (UTC)

I've added a few {{fact}} tags to the school page. Most of the problem is that a lot of the information seems like WP:OR. Adam McCormick 03:54, 26 April 2007 (UTC)

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Thank you for joining the Razorback wiki project we could use your help you can contact me on my talk page ZACH 17:38, 26 May 2008 (UTC)

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Re: Sorry to bother you again...[edit]

That game/article has 7OT, so what's the problem? MECUtalk 22:30, 14 August 2008 (UTC)

Oh, I get it. I think I fixed it. Lemme know if there are any problems. Thanks. MECUtalk 22:46, 19 August 2008 (UTC)

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What do you mean? You can update the templates as often as you'd like. ~Richmond96 tc 20:34, 31 December 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for joining! You can sign your name on the participant list here. I'll try to update them more now that I have some help. (there aren't many others who update them on a regular basis) ~Richmond96 tc 22:39, 31 December 2008 (UTC)

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1966 Cotton Bowl (January)[edit]

I am moving the title of the 1966 Cotton Bowl article that you posted this morning to 1966 Cotton Bowl (January) as there were two cotton bowls played that year, one in Jan 1966 won by LSU, and the other played Dec 31st 1966 won by Georgia. The linking history of the Cotton Bowl also links to the physical year it was played, not the corresponding season (See how 2009 is already there even though that was for the 2008 season). I will edit that as well. Just wanted to give you a heads up why I am changing that. -Pparazorback (talk) 17:33, 26 February 2009 (UTC)

U.S. Road articles[edit]

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Speedy deletion of Arkansas Highway 14 Business[edit]

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Category:State highway spurs in Arkansas[edit]

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University of Arkansas[edit]

Thanks for adding the stadium photo to the University of Arkansas template. The template definitely needing something there in the absence of the non-free logo. I'm glad someone saw the change, found a suitable replacement, and choose a good, striking image. I was going through a long list of NFCC violations, and was lazy (i.e. didn't try to find a replacement myself). Your efforts (do you mind if I call it teamwork) has not only brought the template into compliance with policy, but also visually improved it IMO. Good work. -Andrew c [talk] 01:03, 19 June 2009 (UTC)

He's not soley picking on Arkansas, the logos on vitually every other university's site have been removed as well. I can personally vouch that LSU's have also been removed. Sf46 (talk)
You may be interested in this image I created. It's still trademarked, but since it is only simple text and outlines, it falls into the public domain and ineligible for copyright. You can use this in templates, infoboxes, userboxes, etc without fair use rationales File:Arkansas text logo.svg. -Andrew c [talk] 14:25, 19 June 2009 (UTC)

Re:Deletion of University of Arkansas Athletic Logo from University of Arkansas Athletics pages[edit]

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Nassau County shield request[edit]

Hey. Dunno if you saw this but the requester of these shields has indicated that there are more routes that need shields. I'd take it myself but I just don't have the time. – TMF 20:33, 25 July 2009 (UTC)

Arkansas Interstates map[edit]

I noticed you uploaded File:Arkansas Interstates map.svg to commons. Would you be able to insert the Arkansas state border into this image? I think that would be helpful towards the user's comprehension of this image. If you can, thanks. Regards. --LJ (talk) 05:37, 24 August 2009 (UTC)

Arkansas Highway articles[edit]

I noticed you've been creating stub articles on various Arkansas Highway articles and tagging the talk pages with the {{U.S. Roads Wikiproject}} banner. It would be helpful if you would go ahead and tag each of these with "class=stub" and "importance=mid". If the article is very clearly a stub, it is okay to rate it as such when you add the tag, even if you're the one who worked on the article. This will help keep down the number of unassessed articles in the USRD categories, and eliminate folks (like myself) from having to go through and reassess articles that are clearly stubs to begin with. Thanks. --LJ (talk) 06:45, 23 September 2009 (UTC)

Deletion nomination for Arkansas Highway 70[edit]

Proposed deletion of Arkansas Highway 70[edit]

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Ranch to Market Road 3474[edit]

Wikipedia only covers topics that have already gotten significant coverage in other sources. I see no indication that such is the case with this article. Friday (talk) 21:33, 12 October 2009 (UTC)

Devil's Den State Park[edit]

It looks like you might know a thing or two about Arkansas. I just expanded Devil's Den State Park. Could you take a look at it and let me know what you think? I noticed that you "created" the page. Also, do you know where I can find a detailed geology report on the rock formations of the park?Dincher (talk) 04:27, 22 December 2009 (UTC)

Haha I don't even live in Arkansas, but the article looks great! I'm afraid I'm no help on the geology report, but it would probebly be an interesting read if you do find it. Brandonrush Woo pig soooooooie! 01:04, 23 December 2009 (UTC)

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Please be more careful with your article creations[edit]

Another editor brought to my attention an article you created for Arkansas Highway 70, which doesn't actually exist. The article has since been redirected to US-70. If you're using a source that shows this highway, I would discontinue using it at once. AHTD puts out free maps; try obtaining one of those instead as they're more accurate than Google/Yahoo/Bing Maps. —Scott5114 [EXACT CHANGE ONLY] 16:02, 20 January 2010 (UTC)

College Football Project request[edit]

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July 2010[edit]

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DYK for Arkansas Highway 29[edit]

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Highway article creations[edit]

See the edit I made to Texas Recreational Road 2 to expand it [1]. WP:USRD is currently in the middle of a year-long stub elimination drive. We're working to eliminate them in 3 ways: mergers into lists where appropriate, expansion (preferably to C-Class, but Start-class works) or even creating articles at the higher assessment levels from the beginning. While article creation is beneficial to the project, please create articles that are better developed so they don't add to the stub count. Imzadi 1979  02:40, 19 July 2010 (UTC)

So my articles aren't good enough for you and your encyclopedia becauses they add to some obscure stub count? The USRD project would rather have red links than stubs? It may look better on the project page, but that's not what an encyclopedia is about. Maybe you guys should make a red link count (astronomical) before you worry about the existing pages. A brief amount of information is better than none, even if it (heaven forbid) adds to the stub count. Brandonrush Woo pig sooie 23:04, 20 July 2010 (UTC)
I'd point you to Special:WantedPages, but it hasn't updated since October. I can see where both of you are coming from. On one hand, it's great that you're taking care of redlinks and I love making junction lists. On the other hand, you couldn't be troubled to write three sentences about an 8-mile-long road? That's what Imzadi was getting at. With some satellite photos, I usually use Google Maps for this, you can write a decent route description in a few minutes (depending on the length, of course). But honestly, I wouldn't worry about the stub count. A number of us are trying to improve, merge into lists, or delete articles that would otherwise never improve. If we come up with a plan for the Texas Rec Routes, we'll let you know and get your input. –Fredddie 00:45, 26 July 2010 (UTC)
I'm sorry I was snappy before. I should've waited to respond. I will try to flesh out the route description sections, but usually the problem that I run into with Arkansas highways is that there is SO LITTLE information and coverage that citing is almost impossible, and I don't actually live in Arkansas so I don't have any first-hand knowledge either. I do understand the importance of the route description section, but sometimes there just isn't much to say. Brandonrush Woo pig sooie 01:53, 26 July 2010 (UTC)
It took me about 4 minutes to create the RE-2 route description off the satellite view on Google Maps. Adding at least the beginning of an RD gets the article bumped up to Start-Class from Stub-Class. Of course the desired length of the RD depends on the length of the road, and the type of surroundings. More surroundings worth mentioning, and the longer the road, the longer the RD. Imzadi 1979  01:57, 26 July 2010 (UTC)
I never even thought of satellite images from Google, thanks a bunch. Again, sorry. I will work to improve. Brandonrush Woo pig sooie 01:53, 26 July 2010 (UTC)
I was making contact and asking the DPW for American Samoa to get some information on their 3 signed highways. The hope was to get enough information that the articles could be created at start or C-class level. Then the redlinks would never be stubs, but sadly, my letter has gone unanswered, and someone created the links already. That's why I've said that there's a few options to reduce the stub count: expansion, merger, deletion or creating new articles at higher classes. If we can work smart, we avoid future stubs too. Imzadi 1979  02:32, 26 July 2010 (UTC)

Arkansas shields[edit]

Is your list at User:Brandonrush/AR state highways comprehensive? I'd like to get the rest of the AR shields made so they don't keep showing up in Category:Jct template transclusions with missing shields. Thanks –Fredddie 00:45, 26 July 2010 (UTC)

Yes it is. Sorry that I didn't get the images uploaded, I was planning on creating them myself (which I try to do whenever I see a need) but "the real world" has taken me away from my computer lately. Brandonrush Woo pig sooie 01:56, 26 July 2010 (UTC)

August 2010[edit]

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DYK for Transportation of Arkansas[edit]

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Arkansas State Highways[edit]

I've found a few errors on your entries for Arkansas State Highways. Many highways stop & start a number of times and don't always run concurrent with other highways (Arkansas Highway 74 being one of the worst). Yes, Arkansas is kind of weird about all that. If you are interested, I can help you determine which highways have multiple segments vs those with multiple concurrencies US 71 (talk) 15:19, 1 September 2010 (UTC)

Help would be GREATLEY appreciated. I have bought paper maps, looked for hours online, mailed and emailed the AHTD, etc., but the state's crazy system still confounds me. If you find any errors, just let me know. I think I should go back and "audit" the ones I have created at User:Brandonrush/AR state highways before I get any further with that county-by-county list though. That userpage + this + this for history are all I have right now. Google maps and the like are unreliable, so they aren't helpful. Any suggestions for sites or anything would be greatley appreciated. I really just want to pull the state out of the abyss and up to acceptable coverage for now. Right now it is at an unacceptable level. Thanks a bunch US 71. Brandonrush Woo pig sooie 01:56, 26 July 2010 (UTC)

Contacting ASHD[edit]

Who are you trying to contact at the Arkansas State Hwy Dept? I tried poking around on their website, and the "Contact Us" page listed a phone number and a webmaster email address. My thought, like what Imazadi1979 said, is that you should find the districts and contact them. –Fredddie 01:04, 11 October 2010 (UTC)

I have sent emails to that "contach us" and they get redirected to various different departments, usually just sent back with "try sending this to ____ department", or just ignored. My paper letters have been returned, simply stamped "received (date)" but not answered. I have never tried the phone number, but maybe I should. I will try to find friendly department heads in the following days. Brandonrush Woo pig sooie 01:31, 11 October 2010 (UTC)~

Arkansas by-county state highway cats[edit]

Hey. Since the transportation by county categories now exist for Arkansas, and it looks like all of the state highway by county cats have been replaced with them, would you be willing to tag the state highway by county cats for speedy deletion (under WP:CSD#G7)? It'd be much easier and quicker than setting up and opening a batch CFD. – TMF 22:51, 16 November 2010 (UTC)

1990 Cotton Bowl vs. 2008 Cotton Bowl[edit]

Back in 1990, the Cotton Bowl was universally recognized as a major bowl. It had been part of the original Bowl Coalition in 1992, but wasn't part of the Bowl Alliance in 1995. Since then, it's been one rung below the major bowls (Bowl Alliance 1995-97, BCS 1998-present). Blueboy96 20:36, 13 December 2010 (UTC)

Nomination of Arkansas Razorbacks basketball, 2000–2009 for deletion[edit]

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Nomination of Arkansas Razorbacks basketball, 1990–1999 for deletion[edit]

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Proposed deletion of U.S. Route 49 Business (Paragould, Arkansas)[edit]

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Nomination for deletion of Template:Arkansas highways[edit]

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IR/ISHS links[edit]

{{infobox state highway system}} uses the same links and colors as {{infobox road}}. By updating {{infobox road/browselinks/USA}} for the AR section, both infoboxes, and all of the articles for AR that use them, got the updates. If you were copying Michigan Highway System, you might have seen the |links=MI part of the infobox to kick in the MI links ;) If there's something with the browselinks you want to change, just edit the AR part of the subtemplate. I put the business/spurs/scenic on a separate line, but they can be combined if you want. Do note that we normally don't put the some other types of lists in the infobox because they aren't a "type" of roadway, like lists of highways that serve state institutions or something.Imzadi 1979  05:17, 12 April 2011 (UTC)

Thanks, I am far too afraid to mess with templates, so your edit helps a lot. Hopefully wandering roadfans can find their way around easier now. Michigan Highway System certainly has my respect. ;) It is my hope that good bones can mature AR into a fine body of work in time. Please notify me of any changes you think could help me out, I'm open to opinions. Brandonrush Woo pig sooie 05:28, 12 April 2011 (UTC)

Arkansas stubs[edit]

Are you going in any order? I'm not really in any mood to do a lot of writing, but I'm willing to help out with junction lists or templates. –Fredddie 01:59, 11 May 2011 (UTC)

No order, I usually just judge how much free time I have in the real world and pick an article that looks like it would take appropriate length. I would like to get the major routes (i.e. Arkansas Highway 7) done, since lots of other page link there, but really long routes like AR 7 take me a whole weekend. Anywhere you would like to help would be greatly appreciated. Brandonrush Woo pig sooie 19:15, 11 May 2011 (UTC)

Arkansas road articles[edit]

Thanks for the update, and I'll fix the leads. I've finally found some sources for Arkansas highways and I'm trying to do something about the horrible stub/redlink counts, so the help is definitely appreciated. As for the unincorporated communities, right now I'm writing articles from this list of communities with post offices but no articles. Aside from that, there's no real pattern. TheCatalyst31 ReactionCreation 21:49, 14 June 2011 (UTC)

Thanks re: AR quarter for township maps[edit]

Thanks very much! I appreciate it. Will hopefully have the whole state done in a couple of weeks. I've seen your AR highway articles and really enjoyed those. Yx7791 (talk) 01:08, 9 August 2011 (UTC)

Thanks, I never really know if anyone is looking at my articles about some of the two-lane paths in the hills of Arkansas, good to know they are appreciate by someone! Brandonrush Woo pig sooie 21:47, 9 August 2011 (UTC)

Township maps, GIS software, etc.[edit]

I saw you were creating pages for individual townships around Washington County. I was thinking of this for some of the rural areas in the central and eastern parts of the state. Can you tell me a little about the GIS software you used? Is there something free to download to make use of the map census data? I'm new to GIS software.

On another note, is there a chance we could talk about something unrelated to Wikipedia via email? Yx7791 (talk) 19:39, 11 August 2011 (UTC)

My GIS knowledge is limited, it took me two years to make a state highway map even close to spec. For the township maps, I offer this step-by-step guide:
  1. Acquire Quantum GIS and Inkscape (both free)
  2. Acquire data (this is pretty useful for Arkansas data)
  3. From the website, have the data you request emailed to yourself as an ERSI Personal Geodatabase file
  4. Get the data out of your email and unzip it on your computer
  5. Open QGIS and go to Layer→Add vector layer
  6. On the popup select browse to find your unziped data and hit open. At this point, an image of whatever your data is supposed to be should appear in an ugly solid color.
  7. To change colors, right click on the layer you want to change on the left side in the "Layers" panel and select "Properties". Change "Legend type" to "unique value" Then change your "classification field" to however you want to change colors, for instance if you were making an Arkansas county map, you might select something like "county_name" since each polygon on the map will have a unique value in this field. (obviously) Sometimes all the data has is numbers, which makes it more difficult.
  8. Hit "classify". You can now select which pieces of data show up as what color.
  9. Now that your map is properly colored, you can File→Save as image. Make sure the map scale isn't covering up any of your map since it basically takes a "print screen" of what you see before you hit save.
  10. Quit QGIS and open a blank Inkscape page. Drag the image you just saved from QGIS onto the Inkscape file.
  11. Go to Path→Trace bitmap. Make sure the image is selected and unselect every box except "color".
  12. Click "Trace bitmap" and a new image should appear on top of the old one. Sometimes this image is bad and you have to mess around with the settings to get something useful.
  13. After you are satisfied, go to File→Document properties and select "crop to selection" in the popup window. This will fit the Inkscape document boundaries around the image you traced.
  14. Delete the image you drug in. Save the file as .svg format and upload.
This is a very rough outline. I'm confident if you mess around with the program for about 30 minutes, you will figure out how to do all sorts of stuff. Brandonrush Woo pig sooie 18:42, 14 August 2011 (UTC)

THANKS very much for all of that! I'm sorry I didn't remember to check back here sooner. Busy week. I'm hoping to try this during the coming week.Yx7791 (talk) 07:06, 22 August 2011 (UTC)

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Some constructive criticism on Hwy 104[edit]

I just happened to look at Arkansas Highway 104 because it showed up on the new article list, and I noticed a few things in the article that I thought I'd offer some constructive criticisim. (I check that list whenever the bot updates it to see if any new articles need to be tagged and assessed for USRD and its subprojects, something you do but others don't always do.)

  1. The first is that footnote 1 denotes that the source is in English. That's not necessary as we assume all sources used on the English Wikipedia are in English unless specified to the contrary.
  2. For the map in footnote 2, I wouldn't use the county as the edition. Rather, the county should be a part of the title. General Highway Map: Jefferson County vs. General Highway Map (Jefferson County ed.). (Also, since the map is a PDF, you should add |format= PDF to the template so the citation displays that fact in text; not all browsers display that PDF icon and users can turn off its display.) You might want to note the map's scale, which is given as 1:62500, and give a year if you can find when that map was published.
  3. As for the prose itself, does AHTD use the state name in the official, full name of its highways? In other words, is AHTD's official name "Arkansas Highway 104" or is it just "Highway 104"? If it's the latter, then the lead sentence of the article should only use "Highway 104" and the wikilinks to other highways should be piped to display only "Highway 365", etc instead of "Arkansas Highway 365". I assume they don't, and I updated the article to that effect. The article title doesn't need to be repeated exactly in the text of the article, after all, you wouldn't expect me to put "M-28 (Michigan highway)" in the text of the article even though that's where M-28 is located for an article title.
  4. As for dashes, "north–south" gets an en dash (–), but two-lane gets a hyphen (-). The first is indicating that it's "north to south" while the second is a compound adjective. En dashes are used to express ranges or opposition, while a hyphen compounds two words into one linguistic unit.
  5. My rule of thumb when writing highway article concerning abbreviations is consistency. The first time I mention any highway of a "class" (Interstate, US, state, county road, etc), I spell the name out in full and place the abbreviation afterwards. Then whenever I mention any highway of that class again, I only use the abbreviation. Since Michigan uses the word "highway" instead of "route", I pipe a link to U.S. Route 2 in Michigan as "US Highway 2" and use "(US 2)" after it, and then I'd only use US 2, etc., afterwards. Now, I wouldn't actually use "Hwy." in prose, but it is acceptable in the infobox, the junction list table and navboxes. Also, we should always use a non-breaking space between things like "Highway" and "104" or even "exit" and "12" so that if a sentence is going to continue from the end of one line to another, the word and the number components of a highway name don't appear on separate lines. A non-breaking space can be entered by typing   instead of a space into the edit window.
  6. Does AHTD use the periods in abbreviating US Highways? If not, we should change the templates to drop them. (I personally don't use the periods since only Americans use them in abbreviating the United States, and now the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition, is recommending that American writers drop them for consistency. AASHTO uses periods inconsistently by preferring "U.S. Route 2" but "US 2", and I think that in the long term, USRD will drop them even if AASHTO continues to use them to conform to global style guides and usage.) In the short term, either the templates should be changed to drop them, or we need to use them in our writing for Arkansas highways... although in an interstate article like U.S. Route 65, they would get dropped for consistency with the other states through which US 65 passes, even if U.S. Route 65 in Arkansas used them.
  7. Also, I always try to include some mention of the Michigan Department of Transportation in a Michigan highway article so that I can place "(MDOT)" after the name since MDOT is listed by its abbreviation in the infobox as the maintaining agency. This is usually done by talking about traffic count data since MDOT performs the surveys, but really any method works to sneak in a mention. That way, even though MDOT is linked in the infobox to the full name of the agency, and if a reader hovers his cursor over the link he'd get the full name, the text gives that relationship between name and abbreviation. Remember, our articles can be printed out and read on paper, and all of the links disappear in print.
  8. Can you add locations to the junctions in the infobox? Say that the three junctions are "near <location>", otherwise that looks funny.
  9. My last comments concern the navbox on the bottom of the article. In the infobox and in {{jct}}, Arkansas's highways are abbreviated "Hwy." while you used the "AR" abbreviation there. I should think that we should use only one for consistency, even if both are given in parentheses in the lead. Speaking of the lead, I wouldn't use the word "and", but rather just place a comma between the two abbreviations.

I hope that you find these comments constructive and help you improve your writing. Imzadi 1979  21:57, 14 October 2011 (UTC)

In my travel experience, AHTD uses both U.S. and US on signs and in documents, so I suppose I will just use US from now on (looks better anyway). AHTD also uses Arkansas ## and Highway ## for state highways, so if forced to pick one I'm not sure which would be better. As for the AR vs. Hwy. issue, the jct template formerly displayed "AR ##" but sometime in the past few months changed to showing as "Hwy. ##". I really didn't know when or why the change happened, and I try to stay away from commenting at USRD if possible. I have mostly stuck with AR ## because in my area of Arkansas I have only seen "AR ##" and never seen "Hwy. ##", but looking on roadgeek sites I have seen that AHTD uses both. Maybe its because Northwest Arkansas has had a lot more new signing and such in the recent past and AR is the "new style" or maybe its just some sign technician's preference (I've learned they are equally likely and it ultimately comes down to which the signmaker chooses. This is irking but typical of the AHTD.). In the infobox, I usually only link to a place if the junction occurs in the city limits or if an unincorporated place is exactly at the junction. Otherwise I don't know if I should introduce a new unincorporated community (Arkansas apparently has an infinite amount of these) or just put "near Whitehall". Which would be better?
Thanks for the pointers and thanks for taking the time to write them. I will work to improve my writing. Brandonrush Woo pig sooie 22:28, 14 October 2011 (UTC)
Using a "near <location>" is perfectly fine; I "round" locations in the infobox and even in the prose all of the time and use the exact locations in the junction list. (Of course, Michigan is divided into townships, so every spot of land is in some incorporated municipality either a city, village or township.) As for the AR/Hwy stuff, it is beneficial if you did follow stuff at USRD because the project does try to keep things standardized and consistent across the states, to a point. Remember, the readers will view the overall Wikipedia coverage of highways based on the best and worst articles they read and won't necessarily discern between something as Michigan-only or Arkansas-only, especially when we have overview articles that cover the full length of an interstate highway (Interstate, US, or even merged like State Highway 243 (Minnesota–Wisconsin)), and that involves multiple states in one article. I would strike up a discussion at WT:USRD and present some evidence and get the AR/Hwy stuff settled in a discussion and the use the results consistently with the other abbreviation form placed in the lead sentence of articles and ignored. Remember to view your corpus of articles on Arkansas's highways as a whole. When I get the last of Michigan's highway articles through GAN in a couple years, I plan to comb through everything to make sure all of the articles are consistent to each other and then order a printed book the collects all of the 200+ articles together, but that book will look like crap if there are inconsistencies all over it. Imzadi 1979  00:27, 15 October 2011 (UTC)

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Arkansas Highways Page[edit]

Much improved! Good job. US 71 (talk) 20:44, 26 October 2011 (UTC)

Thanks! AR has come a long way, I think. Brandonrush Woo pig sooie! 22:32, 26 October 2011 (UTC)

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Crowley's Ridge Parkway[edit]

Can you do use a favor by helping to flesh out and de-stub Crowley's Ridge Parkway? Basically, if you can add in a junction list table, it would be a start. Thanks, Imzadi 1979  22:35, 1 December 2011 (UTC)

Yeah, sure. I can't guarantee anything substantial for about a week and a half though, I'll be on finals time here soon. Brandonrush Woo pig sooie! 04:07, 2 December 2011 (UTC)

State Fair Stadium[edit]

I'm trying to figure out at which stadiums Louisiana Tech played their early football games. LA Tech played Centenary College in Shreveport, but I haven't been able to find out at which stadium they played. I noticed that you added that both Arkansas and Texas A&M played Centenary at State Fair Stadium in Shreveport. However, I can't find anything that confirms that to be the case. I did find this timeline from Centenary that states in 1932 "The Centenary Stadium, located on what it is known as today Centenary's baseball field, is completed. It held 15,000 spectators and was typically filled to capacity. This same year, Centenary beat LSU in the new stadium while Gov. Huey Long watched from the stands." In 1946, "The football stadium is razed following WWII." This makes me think that those games were not played at State Fair Stadium. Do you have any references that claim those games to be played at State Fair Stadium? Thanks! -AllisonFoley (talk) 07:19, 3 January 2012 (UTC)

Hey, I don't believe I have a reference for that. I don't even remember how I found out that State Fair Stadium exists/existed. You are likely correct. Brandonrush Woo pig sooie 04:16, 11 January 2012 (UTC)

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Imzadi 1979  21:58, 4 February 2012 (UTC)

Brandon,

I have a solution for you, it will have to wait till this evening as I am mobile at the moment and can't Give you a reliable answer quickly. Thanks for asking as I was hoping someone wanted to replicate what we've done for Montana. -Mike Cline (talk) 21:09, 22 March 2012 (UTC)

Solution[edit]

Brandon, I use Excel to streamline the conversion of the GNIS data to a format for the wikipage. Here’s the step by step process I use. Of course the specific Excel formula is dependent on what information you want on the list entry. Here are the steps to use after you have generated search results in GNIS.

  1. Once search results are generated, select “Save as pipe "|" delimited file” It will save as a CSV file. Open this file in Excel and save as a *.txt file. Close the file.
  2. Open the *.txt in Excel. It will prompt you to open as a delimited or fixed file. Select “delimited”
  3. On the next screen select the “|” symbol as the delimiter and “None” as the text qualifier
  4. The data in the GNIS table will now appear in excel with each column representing a column in the GNIS data
  5. Conduct a search and replace for the “ symbol. Replace the “ symbol with nothing. This will remove all the quote “ symbols from the data.
  6. Add a new column to the left of the first column. You are now set up for the magic.
  7. In column A in the second row (1st list entry), you will begin to create a formula that will transform all the appropriate data columns into a single string that will be a list entry in your list.
  8. This is a typical formula: ="[["&TRIM(B2)&"]], {{coord|"&LEFT(G2,2)&"|"&MID(G2,3,2)&"|"&MID(G2,5,2)&"|N|"&LEFT(H2,3)&"|"&MID(H2,4,2)&"|"&MID(H2,6,2)&"|W|display=inline |name="&TRIM(B2)&"}}, el. {{convert|"&I2&"|ft|m}} <ref>{{cite gnis |id="&C2&"|name="&TRIM(B2)&"}}</ref>"
  9. Basically you are using a variety of string functions to exact data from the various columns, add wikiformating and create a string that represents the list entry you need.
  10. Once you get the formula right for the 1st entry, just copy and paste the formula in all the remaining cells in column A.
  11. Now you have all the list entries formatted. Copy the text from column A and paste into your wikipage. It should work just as if you typed each entry from scratch.

I’ve found that I can take just about any GNIS search data using this approach and generate the complete set of list entries I need in about 5-10 minutes. It works the same with 10 or 150 entries.

Hope this helps. Let me know how you do.--Mike Cline (talk) 01:47, 23 March 2012 (UTC)

Can you take a look at something?[edit]

Arkansas Highway 284 was recently created. As you can see, I cleaned up a bunch of stuff, but still needs some work, like a lead. And a junction list. I corrected it from a two-segment to a unified highway because it doesn't have a gap at at the county line, removed the icons from the middle of the article text, cited google and my paper AHTD map, etc. I tossed in an updated citation to the database, but you'll probably need to tweak the length and stuff. If you're up for it, you might want to reach out and see if you can mentor this new editor. Imzadi 1979  17:45, 22 April 2012 (UTC)

Arkansas Highway 306 is another one created by that same editor. You might want to watch his contributions and stuff. I'll leave that to you since you know AR better than I do, and maybe you can help this new editor out. Imzadi 1979  01:29, 24 April 2012 (UTC)
Left a message, fingers crossed for a good outcome. Thanks for the heads up. Brandonrush Woo pig sooie! 01:53, 24 April 2012 (UTC)

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Arkansas Townships[edit]

Hi, sorry for not getting back in so long. Just saw your message from March 2, 2012. I guess it's been that long since I last signed in. Yes, if you're still interested at this point I'd definitely be interested in helping. Yx7791 (talk) 01:24, 6 May 2012 (UTC)

It looks like the US Census has released population numbers for 2010 (look under data from the Census homepage, then go to Arkansas, then to Counties, then to Minor Civil Divisions). So, I'd suggest using those numbers. The caveat is that counties do move townships around from time to time. So, the square mileage of land and water in 2000 might be different in 2010. At a cursory glance I could not find mileage in the 2010 results. Yx7791 (talk) 06:52, 7 May 2012 (UTC)

I located the equivalent information for 2010. So, we should use that for the townships. Yx7791 (talk) 03:45, 8 May 2012 (UTC)

Here are samples... I've added tables with 2010 data for Baxter County, Boone County, Carroll County, and Searcy County. Changes from the original design include: 2010 census data (obviously), adding ANSI code (included with 2010 Gazetteer file), and indicating (s) for population center since some townships includes parts of two cities/towns. Yx7791 (talk) 04:02, 10 May 2012 (UTC)

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Wiknic[edit]

Are you planning to go to the Wikipedia picnic meetup in Fayetteville? I'm thinking of going. Yx7791 (talk) 02:37, 8 June 2012 (UTC)

Yes, I actually was considering it. I'm not really sure what the demographics are going to be, but I will probably show up. I was just waiting until I decided for sure to RSVP. Brandonrush Woo pig soooooooie! 03:03, 8 June 2012 (UTC)

Well, hope you decide to go. It would be great to meet. I haven't RSVP'd yet myself just in case, but I do plan to go. Do you know if there are any issues with parking on the campus? Do they require parking permits and that sort of thing? Some colleges and universities have all kinds of rules and parking ticketers. Yx7791 (talk) 07:35, 8 June 2012 (UTC)

There are parking meters in front of Old Main lawn along the southbound side of Arkansas Ave that don't need to be fed after 5 pm. I'm a student so its safe to say I learned the parking regs quickly. Brandonrush Woo pig soooooooie! 20:07, 8 June 2012 (UTC)

The Great Arkansas Barnstar[edit]

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I award you this Great Arkansas Barnstar for your ongoing efforts to improved Articles relating to the Great State of Arkansas! Keep up the good work! Aleutian06 (talk) 16:19, 21 June 2012 (UTC)
Thanks a lot, I really hope to get History of Arkansas up to the level it deserves to be at, in addition to my road additions, UA related pages, etc. Brandonrush Woo pig soooooooie! 20:24, 21 June 2012 (UTC)

Wiknic[edit]

Sorry about me not being able to go; my work in Bentonville was going nuts and could not get the night off. User:Zscout370 (Return Fire) 04:21, 23 June 2012 (UTC)

Cities in Arkansas[edit]

Hi, I think that would be a good project and would be interested in working with you on that. This next week will be busy but will have time after 8/22. I've been meaning to write about some other stuff. I misplaced your contact info. If you still have mine, can you email me with your info? Hope everything is going well. Yx7791 (talk) 09:24, 14 August 2012 (UTC)

Census File with Townships and Populations[edit]

I found this file for the 2010 census complete with townships and populations. What this allows me to do is use PHP to generate the population density and wikicode to generate the township tables for the remaining Arkansas counties that do not have tables. Yx7791 (talk) 06:58, 9 October 2012 (UTC)

Arkansas history[edit]

Not sure if you've found this yet or not, but http://arkansashighways.com/minute_orders/minute_orders.aspx has all the Arkansas State Highway Commission meeting minutes dating back to 1953. –Fredddie 00:08, 12 January 2013 (UTC)

Thank you, this looks very helpful. Certainly a big breakthrough in terms of "when a route was first created" citations. Do you know how these should be cited? I have been busy trying to get Arkansas, History of Arkansas, and Fayetteville, Arkansas up to good status lately, and I have been thinking about getting back to roads. Brandonrush Woo pig sooie! 17:24, 14 January 2013 (UTC)
I'd do it like this, but fill in the correct page number from your PDF reader. –Fredddie 00:29, 15 January 2013 (UTC)
"Minutes of the Meeting". Arkansas State Highway Commission. August 17, 2010. p. 54. Retrieved January 15, 2013. 

WP:USRDCUP[edit]

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Arkansas cross-edit[edit]

It seems that I cross-edited your last change to the Arkansas article. Yours (edit number 2 of the sequence of 3, to which I now refer) had followed mine (edit 1) and I didn't realize you'd made your change; yours ended up making mine look, to me, as if it had been unnecessary; you'd kindly left it in place, though. Yet, removing my change (edit 3), and leaving yours, is the best outcome. Its current form "...neither showed interest in remote development at Arkansas Post." seems best (I quote it from memory, being on my cell phone, an inefficient tool for navigating Wikipedia). Analogdrift (talk) 20:24, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

Actually, I think that the form "...in development at remote Arkansas Post." would be most clear (since the development would have been relatively remote to the interests of France and Spain, not relatively remote to Arkansas Post). If I don't see that you have made this change, I will do so. Analogdrift (talk) 20:32, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

I changed it to read "...although neither showed interest in the remote settlement of Arkansas Post." If this is not satisfactory with you of if a better phrasing comes to mind, please feel free to undo my changes. Brandonrush Woo pig sooie! 22:51, 30 January 2013 (UTC)

Borderline edit war on Arkansas[edit]

I see that one of your recent edits on Arkansas has twice been reverted by a anon user without any sort of edit summary. Perhaps you can find a reliable source to support the edit. Without it I'm afraid other editors will consider it original research and continue to revert it. It is a controversial statement that is most likely true, but it should at least be discussed on the Talk page before it is reverted/restored a third time. Best wishes! Allecher (talk) 17:59, 3 March 2013 (UTC)

New page from Arkansas Post National Memorial?[edit]

Hey. What would you think about moving Arkansas Post National Memorial to a new page dedicated solely to the historical settlement (Arkansas Post (Historical Settlement)?), while keeping a separate page for the memorial itself? I'm planning to do an overhaul of the page soon anyway (just organizing some sources) and the page mostly discusses the history of the settlement anyway instead of the actual memorial. I posted on the article's talk page about it, so feel free to reply there or here with your input/opinion. Samuel Peoples (talk) 18:31, 6 June 2013 (UTC)

Update: The article has been moved to a new page at Arkansas Post. Samuel Peoples (talk) 08:59, 7 June 2013 (UTC)

Marks Mills Image[edit]

Hey, thanks so much for putting that new image into the Battle of Mark's Mills article! It looks great! - Ecjmartin (talk) 19:43, 30 June 2013 (UTC)

Glad to help, I wish I could say it was mine. All I did was upload from flickr. There are a few more from the site I will upload later, trying to get Arkansas's beautiful state parks some high quality images! Brandonrush Woo pig soooooooie! 20:02, 30 June 2013 (UTC)

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Arkansas markers[edit]

I assume that you've seen my response to you. E-mail me for the non-WP-related trip details. Mapsax (talk) 14:06, 31 July 2013 (UTC)

Crowley's Ridge Parkway update[edit]

Not sure if you saw on WP:USRD/S/R but I was able to extract the wordmark for the CRP sign. –Fredddie 00:17, 13 January 2014 (UTC)

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Van Buren[edit]

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Abbreviation used for Arkansas highways[edit]

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