User talk:Buckyboot

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Hello, Buckyboot! Welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions to this free encyclopedia. If you decide that you need help, check out Getting Help below, ask me on my talk page, or place {{helpme}} on your talk page and ask your question there. Please remember to sign your name on talk pages by clicking Button sig.png or using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically produce your username and the date. Finally, please do your best to always fill in the edit summary field. Below are some useful links to facilitate your involvement. Happy editing! Dincher (talk) 20:01, 8 November 2009 (UTC)
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History of Plymouth[edit]

Your work on developing the history of Plymouth deserves recognition. Well done. I would suggest that you look into creating a History of Plymouth, Pennsylvania article and incorporating that history into the Plymouth article. For an example of this see History of Williamsport, Pennsylvania and Williamsport, Pennsylvania. As it is now the history of Plymouth is overwhelming the article about Plymouth. Dincher (talk) 02:58, 15 November 2009 (UTC)

Dincher: I am new to Wikpedia and only learning the 'ropes' and thank you for your suggestion. My intention was to 'bang out' the history, and then to go back and edit to be more straightforward and factual. Of course it all takes time.

I did look at the Williamsport articles and I see your point. I wouldn't mind doing what you suggest, although I would like to take the "Noteworthy Residents" along with the History.

Would you be willing to set up the new article and links for me? If not, would you mind giving me some guidelines so that I can try and do it myself?

Yours truly, Buckyboot (talk) 03:30, 15 November 2009 (UTC)

I'd be happy to help. I will take a look at getting you started later on in the week. I have a busy day of church and football tomorrw, maybe Monday. Dincher (talk) 04:16, 15 November 2009 (UTC)

OK thank you - whenever you have time Buckyboot (talk) 15:53, 16 November 2009 (UTC)

Many new users use a "sandbox" to help them get started. I created one for you User:Buckyboot/Sandbox. It's a good tool to use without having your efforts deleted by another user. Dincher (talk) 21:37, 16 November 2009 (UTC)

Thank you very much. Is there a technique to copy the article to the sandbox? I tried "cut and paste" but the illustrations did not follow the text. I suppose I can find the instructions for this somewhere. (talk) 23:32, 16 November 2009 (UTC)

Don't forget to sign in. And yes. Simply click on edit at the top and highlight whatever you want to move, then copy it. Open your sandbox and paste it in. Then save it and the pics should move with it. Dincher (talk) 23:52, 16 November 2009 (UTC)

OK I have signed in and now I have my sandbox - thank you very much...In the meantime do you think this is the time to transfer what I've done to a History of Plymouth PA article and delete from Plymouth PA Main article?Buckyboot (talk) 00:52, 17 November 2009 (UTC)

Not until you're ready. There's no hurry. I am signing off for the night. Have a good evening. Dincher (talk) 00:53, 17 November 2009 (UTC)

Your work here continues to impress. Are you still considering creating a History of Plymouth, Pennsylvania article? In fact you could get several articles out of what you've added to Plymouth. Each colliery (sp?) could be an article on it's own. Dincher (talk) 01:25, 18 April 2010 (UTC)

Thanks for your kind words, and thanks for adding the links - yes I still think it will be good to break into a separate history article, like the Williamsport history that you noted. I think I am close to finished, and thought I'd wait til then --- I have a few collieries to finish, perhaps a paragraph or two in the history - trolley cars and the smallpox epidemic of '02, etc. I also think some of the paragraphs could be a little shorter...I'd like to edit them. By the way, I was pleased to see that the number of viewers has increased. I suppose that is because the search engines will get more hits as the essay gets larger.Buckyboot (talk) 01:29, 20 April 2010 (UTC)

Keep up the good work. Let me know if you want anymore help. I may go back and add more links at some point. Dincher (talk) 01:30, 20 April 2010 (UTC)

April 2010[edit]

Information.svg Thank you for your contributions to Wikipedia. When you make a change to an article, please provide an edit summary, which you forgot to do before saving your recent edit to Plymouth, Pennsylvania. Doing so helps everyone to understand the intention of your edit. It is also helpful to users reading the edit history of the page. Thank you. Drmies (talk) 20:16, 19 April 2010 (UTC)

  • And while I'm at it, please don't mark every edit as minor when clearly some of them are not minor at all. Thank you. Drmies (talk) 20:17, 19 April 2010 (UTC)

Thank you for your suggestion. I will try to be more diligent about my edit summaries.Buckyboot (talk) 00:14, 20 April 2010 (UTC)

  • I spent some time trying to figure out what was going on (you deleted a chunk and then moved it someplace else), but some of the colleagues are sometimes quick to push "rollback." All the best, Drmies (talk) 02:10, 20 April 2010 (UTC)

Yes... I experimented with the idea of an "art and architecture" section apart from the "history" section and concluded they were better as one. Thus a big section moved to and fro. I'd have been better off doing this in a sandbox first, rather than confusing everyone. Regards,Buckyboot (talk) 07:25, 20 April 2010 (UTC)

Information.svg Welcome and thank you for experimenting with Wikipedia. Your test on the page Plymouth, Pennsylvania worked, and it has been reverted or removed. Please take a look at the welcome page to learn more about contributing to this encyclopedia. If you would like to experiment further, please use the sandbox instead. Thank you. HelpingHandTalk 10:39, 8 August 2010 (UTC)


Tireless Contributor Barnstar.gif The Tireless Contributor Barnstar
For your AMAZING number of edits on Plymouth, Pennsylvania. Keep up the great work! Sumsum2010·T·C 22:59, 26 October 2010 (UTC)

Dear Barnstar: the new formatting looks wonderful - good work! Buckyboot (talk) 23:59, 26 October 2010 (UTC)

IP block exempt[edit]

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Please read the page Wikipedia:IP block exemption carefully, especially the section on IP block exemption conditions.

Note in particular that you are not permitted to use this newly-granted right to edit Wikipedia via anonymous proxies, or disruptively. If you do, or there is a serious concern of abuse, then the right may be removed by any administrator.

Appropriate usage and compliance with the policy may be checked periodically, due to the nature of block exemption, and block exemption will be removed when no longer needed (for example, when the block it is related to expires).

I hope this will enhance your editing, and allow you to edit successfully and without disruption. -- Cirt (talk) 15:20, 14 November 2010 (UTC)

Thank you very much. But for the record, I've never made any edits even remotley abusive or disruptive, and no one has access to my computer.

It would have been helpful (or at least satisfied my curiosity) to have seen examples of what was construed to be abusive. I've looked over my contributions and could not find any.

Regards, Buckyboot (talk) 18:56, 14 November 2010 (UTC)

I notice that[edit]

you have been editing around the Augustus Saint-Gaudens clan and might want to help out at the Annetta Johnson Saint-Gaudens article that I started about 1/2 an hour ago to get rid of a red link at Louis Saint-Gaudens. Think about it. (PS you might consider geteting rid of the red ink on your user name too.) Einar aka Carptrash (talk) 03:07, 27 September 2012 (UTC)

What do you think of this claim in the Louis Saint-Gaudens article?
"Louis later changed the spelling of his name to St. Gaudens to differentiate himself from his well-known brother."

Einar aka Carptrash (talk) 03:39, 26 October 2012 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of John Barrington Bayley[edit]

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Driehaus Architecture Prize nomination for "In the News"[edit]

Hi! I nominated today's Driehaus Architecture Prize laureate Pier Carlo Bontempi to be featured on the start page of Wikipedia at "In the News". It'd be great for the whole discipline if you could support this nomination.

Please go there: Wikipedia:In the news/Candidates#Driehaus Prize and add Support or Strong Support. Thank you! All the best, Horst-schlaemma (talk) 15:06, 29 March 2014 (UTC)

It'd be also very helpful if you could also support this request (click!), so the Driehaus Prize would be considered to be included at "In the News" every year. Thank you, Horst-schlaemma (talk) 18:05, 29 March 2014 (UTC)