User talk:DrDaveHPP

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Welcome to Wikipedia![edit]

Hello DrDaveHPP, welcome to Wikipedia!

I noticed nobody had said hi yet... Hi!

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If you have any questions, feel free to ask me on my talk page. Thanks and happy editing, Alf melmac 13:28, 29 November 2005 (UTC).

Welcome[edit]

Hello, DrDaveHPP, and welcome to Wikipedia. Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. If you are stuck, and looking for help, please come to the Wikipedia Boot Camp, where experienced Wikipedians can answer any queries you have! Or, you can just type {{helpme}} on your user page, and someone will show up shortly to answer your questions. Here are a few good links for newcomers:

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English exonyms[edit]

Thank you for your contributions on English exonyms. One question on Üsküdar/Scutari. Is Scutari really an exonym or is it "just" the historical name, i.e. is Scutari used in any context other than a historical one ? Travelbird 15:24, 14 February 2007 (UTC)

Good question. I honestly couldn't say that it is used other than in a historical context. But I doubt whether there are that many people who discuss the place in any other context, other than English speakers living in the area - and the chances are that they use the local name. So I imagine it's something akin to Aix-la-Chapelle/Aachen. DrDaveHPP 16:25, 15 February 2007 (UTC)

File:UK give way 1.PNG listed for deletion[edit]

A file that you uploaded or altered, File:UK give way 1.PNG, has been listed at Wikipedia:Files for deletion. Please see the discussion to see why this is (you may have to search for the title of the image to find its entry), if you are interested in it not being deleted. Thank you. Calliopejen1 (talk) 04:02, 2 October 2012 (UTC)