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2 July 2014

Dear Duja...[edit]

May I disturb your peace with another word (possibly obsure Croatian slang again): otrcanu politikansku floskulu = banal politician's ? (accusative case?). Nadam se da sve je dobro stobom. SaundersW (talk) 17:48, 20 November 2007 (UTC)

It's not slang, but it's slightly obscure (my dictionary doesn't list it); I can't recall the exact English term though. It means "empty idiom/phrase/expression", and always has negative meaning—the thingo that is repeated so much in the political speech that it lost any meaning, you know. "Otrcan" means more "worn out" than "banal" (although the latter also works); my dictionary suggests "trite".
I'm going to a wikibreak, so it will probably be more efficient to use e-mail. Duja 07:44, 21 November 2007 (UTC)

Hello :-)[edit]

I see you put a notice on my talk page that I'm on a wikibreak. Very nice of you, therefore, you get to be the first person to be informed of my comeback. Just so you know. --Dijxtra (talk) 19:36, 25 November 2007 (UTC)

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV series)[edit]

Hi. I noticed that you closed a discussion regarding the naming of the above article, where you concluded:

  • that the TV series is the primary usage of the phrase "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", and
  • that there should be a seperate disambiguation page.

However, you also chose to leave the primary topic article at Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV series) and have the primary topic redirect to it. As you acknowledged in your closing summary, this is clearly not in line with naming conventions.

I have attempted to move the article to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and have been reverted and now the page is move protected. My position is that:

Note also that with judicious use of {{otheruses1}} - http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Buffy_the_Vampire_Slayer_%28TV_series%29&diff=176150173&oldid=176139573 - the dab header in the main article makes it entirely clear to readers what article they have reached and where they need to head to if they've arrived at the wrong place.

So, if you wouldn't mind, I'd like you to contribute to the discussion here and, in particular, let us know if there's any strong reason why naming conventions should be ignored in this case and, if there isn't, give your backing to my naming scheme. Evidently you know I have the guidelines on my side as you wrote that your closure was a "rotten compromise, and it goes against NCs". My point is that it does and without good reason.

This is in no way a complaint, merely a hopeful request that you could help solve the inevitable impasse. The editor who has "got there way" will probably just sit back now content with the "outcome" :) --kingboyk (talk) 17:58, 6 December 2007 (UTC)

Hey[edit]

I just wanted to tell u I have quit wikipedia, and i hope taht i would be allowed to delete a fragment of your talk page in archive six, which comes up as one of the first results when u type my name in google. I hope u can consider an apology from me in regards to the way i have conducted myself. I see i can not (yet) make too much of a positive contribution. Thnakyou —Preceding unsigned comment added by 58.168.3.100 (talk) 02:36, 10 December 2007 (UTC)

Happy New Year[edit]

...and all the best in the new one!!! --PaxEquilibrium (talk) 00:05, 1 January 2008 (UTC)

leaving wikipedia[edit]

Hi Duja.

When you return, can you please restore my talk page/user page to my last versions in case anyone edits them, and protect them both? I've had just about all I can take on Wikipedia, and don't think it's worth my time and energy anymore.

Best of luck to you, your work here on Wikipedia and patience with those who don't deserve it motivated me to stay as long as I did, but now I think I've lost what little I had left.

Take care. // laughing man 23:14, 1 January 2008 (UTC)


Hi[edit]

Hi, I was just wondering how your quest for the non POV was going. Also, what are your feelings on the Kosovo situation? i apologize for the warning im about to place but i dont know how to add the signature, so please disregard it.

Information.svg Please refrain from making test edits in Wikipedia articles even if your ultimate intention is to fix them. Such edits appear to be vandalism and have been reverted. If you would like to experiment again, please use the sandbox. Thank you. kickenchicken (talk) 01:47, 10 March 2008 (UTC)

Bosniaks[edit]

Greetings. I've noticed you are one of the editors who has edited the Bosniaks article. I was wondering if you would have any input into a few "revert wars" happening lately over there. Here's a diff. Personally, I think the changes are biased, a little racist/xenophobic, but mostly, they are wrong.

P.S, I've sent this message to a few of the users I've seen in the page history to try to get a discussion started. 121.222.199.140 (talk) 10:04, 7 April 2008 (UTC)

Italicized Serbian Cyrillic[edit]

Hi Duja,

Nice work on the graphic for the italicized version of the Serbian Cyrillic alphabet, but, the Т and Ш are wrong -- Т has the bar above the character, while Ш has the bar below the character! Cheers, AWN2 (talk) 02:27, 1 July 2008 (UTC)

D'oh, thanks. It was a blind spot; fixed now. Duja 07:49, 1 July 2008 (UTC)

Hey stranger![edit]

I know you're nowhere near as active as you used to be and you may not even get this until the debate is over (that is, if you're interested in it at all) but I wanted to see if you had something to contribute over at Talk:Novak Djokovic#Requested move. The debate seems like something from your area expertise/interest.

Peace! SWik78 (talkcontribs) 15:36, 7 July 2008 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free media (Image:WBFlogo.gif)[edit]

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Voting[edit]

Hi. You've participated in the debate about deleting of category:Former Towns of RSK 1991-95 [1]. Now, there's a similar voting on deletion on the article (created, although the results of discussion was delete, not listify). The links to the voting is here merger suggestion?. Since you've participated previously in the discussion, you're invited to participate again. Please, give your opinion. Kubura (talk) 14:25, 28 October 2008 (UTC)

Hey Duja[edit]

Hey Duja, can you please help me get rid of this intrudor (Ivan Stambuk), a filthy cro-nationalist, who spreads hatred and provokative desinformations on the discussion page of the article of Serbo-Croatian language, link : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Serbo-Croatian_language#Serbo-Croatian_is_ISO_639-3_recognized_language. He also tries to revert or hide all the facts and contra-arguments that I was bringing up for his senseless statements. He's been doing this on some other pages concerning South Slavic languages as well. I think we should stop him spreading his lies about our language, because the mentioned articles' talk pages might start looking like a mess. Thanks and Regards.24.86.116.250 (talk) 05:25, 23 December 2008 (UTC)

IPA[edit]

Možeš li da napišeš IPA za Mario Ančić, i Bojana Jovanovski? thanks :)--Göran S (talk) 12:40, 26 December 2008 (UTC)

Hello Duja![edit]

Upecah te i ovdi! Pa nisam znala da si tako važna ličnos' engleske njikipedije... Nego, kakvi su to crveni administratori, neki crveni kmerovi njikipedije ili šta? Pozzzzzdrav od Brunkilde. ;) --Maduixa (talk) 09:43, 14 July 2009 (UTC) PS:Da znaš da sam citirala tvog automehaničara na svojoj naslovnoj stranici na sr.njiki.--Maduixa (talk) 09:43, 14 July 2009 (UTC)

AfD nomination of Serbian surnames[edit]

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Please note: This is an automatic notification by a bot. I have nothing to do with this article or the deletion nomination, and can't do anything about it. --Erwin85Bot (talk) 01:19, 28 July 2009 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Deca losih muzicara[edit]

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Suspension of admin privileges due to inactivity[edit]

Following a community discussion in June 2011, consensus was reached to provisionally suspend the administrative privileges of users who have been inactive for one year, meaning administrators who have made neither any edits nor any logged actions in over one year. As a result of this discussion, your administrative privileges have been removed pending your return. If you wish to have these privileges reinstated, please post to the Wikipedia:Bureaucrats' noticeboard and the userright will be restored per the re-sysopping process (i.e., as long as the attending bureaucrats are reasonably satisfied that your account has not been compromised and that your inactivity did not have the effect of evading scrutiny of any actions which might have led to sanctions). This removal of access is procedural only, and not intended to reflect negatively upon you in any way. We wish you the best in future endeavors, and thank you for your past administrative efforts. RL0919 (talk) 21:21, 9 July 2011 (UTC)

Pozdrav[edit]

Pozdrav Duja, samo ukratko da vas obavjestim da je u toku formiranje 'Prve Proleterske Intelektualne Udarne Brigade', koja ima za cilj okupljanje svih jugoslavenski orijentiranih pojedinaca - intelektualaca sa ciljem ponovnog povezivanja Jugoslavenskih naroda i moguce uspostave nove jugoslavenske integracije. Za sve ostale informacije, molio bih vas da se obratite na email: yugoslavpro@gmail.com gdje ce vas uputiti za sve detalje ove grupe. Pozdrav; — Preceding unsigned comment added by 50.98.147.64 (talk) 18:17, 31 August 2011 (UTC)

Nomination for deletion of Template:Multimove[edit]

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Notice of change[edit]

Hello. You are receiving this message because of a recent change to the administrator policy that alters what you were told at the time of your desysopping. The effect of the change is that you will not longer be able to request restoration of the tools because of your prior inactivity. You have until December 30, 2012 to request restoration or else the policy will prevent you from doing so in the future; you would need to seek a new WP:RFA. Until December 30, you can file a request at WP:BN for review by the crats. Thank you. MBisanz talk 04:22, 3 December 2012 (UTC)

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