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Precious again[edit]

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thinking on hurricanes
Thank you for expanding our knowledge of hurricanes, adding storms to the Main page, - repeating: you are an awesome Wikipedian (1 January 2009, 3 March 2009)!

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Two years ago, you were the 134th recipient of my PumpkinSky Prize, --Gerda Arendt (talk) 07:03, 25 May 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for Cyclone Joy - what a name for a cyclone! --Gerda Arendt (talk) 15:55, 27 June 2014 (UTC)

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Request for comment[edit]

Hello there, a proposal regarding pre-adminship review has been raised at Village pump by Anna Frodesiak. Your comments here is very much appreciated. Many thanks. Jim Carter through MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 06:47, 28 May 2014 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Featured topics/Retired Pacific hurricanes[edit]

Maybe it's from me looking through the topics in the middle of the night, but I'm not entirely sure about this one. I checked the list that is the main article for the topic and it shows that there are more than nine hurricanes that were retired besides the one given. This includes Hurricane Manuel, which occurred on September of 2013. The reason I'm bringing this to you is that since I'm not a hurricane expert like you, I'm not entirely sure if the topic is fully complete or not. Stuff like the template for the whole thing says it is but I don't know if it's reliable on the situation. So hopefully there's an answer to all this. GamerPro64 05:07, 1 June 2014 (UTC)

  • @Hurricanehink: Ping. GamerPro64 02:15, 3 June 2014 (UTC)
    • If it retired on April 11th, yes the three month rule is in effect until July 11th. Thank you for getting the ball rolling on getting this taken care of. GamerPro64 02:27, 3 June 2014 (UTC)

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2002 Pacific typhoon season edits[edit]

Hello. I know that you have removed my edits and I learnt that. But there was one edit that has a mistake of yours, it says that Typhoon Rammasun was upgraded by a tropical depression on June 28, not 26. Also it didn't say anything during the 26th about Rammasun. So Rammasun formed on June 28. If you have any comments, questions or replies, please do in my talk page. Typhoon2013 (talk) 07:31, 15 June 2014 (UTC)

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60W and other storms[edit]

I am trying to improve “60W” and make it entirely a non-tropical article, so I hope this could work finally. Besides, I am also working on a real tropical cyclone which name is very known worldwide, and I will show you first. What else do you want me to participate? I am willing to help. -- Meow 14:59, 21 June 2014 (UTC)

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WikiCup 2014 June newsletter[edit]

After an extremely close race, Round 3 is over. 244 points secured a place in Round 4, which is comparable to previous years- 321 was required in 2013, while 243 points were needed in 2012. Pool C's Smithsonian Institution Godot13 (submissions) was the round's highest scorer, mostly due to a 32 featured pictures, including both scans and photographs. Also from Pool C, Scotland Casliber (submissions) finished second overall, claiming three featured articles, including the high-importance Grus (constellation). Third place was Pool B's , whose contributions included featured articles Russian battleship Poltava (1894) and Russian battleship Peresvet. Pool C saw the highest number of participants advance, with six out of eight making it to the next round.

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Tropical Storm 60W to be merge in the 2006 season?[edit]

Hi, Hurricanehink. I know that I didn't created the article: Tropical Storm 60W, but I think we should merge it to the 2006 Pacific typhoon season, even though the article is deleted. Because I have discovered that the Image: 2006 Pacific typhoon season summary map.png, has 60W's track. What do you think? Typhoon2013 (talk) 22:37, 30 June 2014 (UTC)

Ok, sure. I probably might add some depressions in the 'Other storms' sections, such as the CMA tropical depression and the Non-NHMS tropical depression. Thanks, anyway :). Typhoon2013 (talk) 22:49, 30 June 2014 (UTC)

Featured Topics and supp noms.[edit]

I saw that Hurricane Manuel is now a Good Article. Since it is now at that status, it can be part of Wikipedia:Featured topics/Retired Pacific hurricanes with time left before its grace period ends. Probably also mention Yellow Evan promoting the article in the supp nom too. GamerPro64 21:35, 2 July 2014 (UTC)

Hopefully no one minds, but Tropical Storm Hazel (1965), Hurricane Fico, Hurricane Fefa (1991), and Hurricane Adolph (2001), since we agreed evidence was sufficient enough to support inclusion on the retired page. Also, since there are only 6 FA's and 14 articles overall, this will be downgraded from FT to GT. YE Pacific Hurricane 21:54, 2 July 2014 (UTC)
Ah yes that's right. That's going to be an important thing to mention for the supp nom. GamerPro64 22:07, 2 July 2014 (UTC)
So I see the supp nom is up. Which is good since it'll bring the topic up to date. If you can though, would you mind reviewing some of the older nominations? Especially since the oldest one has been up for almost two months with barely any conversation. GamerPro64 17:57, 7 July 2014 (UTC)
Cool. Thanks for helping out with the backlog. GamerPro64 17:59, 7 July 2014 (UTC)

Typhoon Nabi[edit]

Hi Hurricanehink, congratulations on another GA. I have nominated it for DYK, here. Thanks, Matty.007 15:25, 5 July 2014 (UTC)

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Missing PAGASA depressions as of the 1993 season[edit]

Hello again, Hurricanehink. I know, I have a lot of questions and stuff to you but I have been sorting out by my self the missing depressions in the 1993 season since last year. I did not have any idea so I looked in the 1993 typhoon season animation (I'll put the link down below this section). Today, I have added Tropical Depression Daling in the season because I have seen only 1 circulation during the dates, southeast of the Philippines. So, there is only 1 more left missing: Tropical Depression Gundang. Can you find any sources and sites about this storm of when did this formed? If not, check out the video between these dates: October 13 - 26. Thanks. Typhoon2013 (talk) 07:48, 7 July 2014 (UTC)

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Happy birthday![edit]

Happy birthday Hink :) —CycloneIsaac (Talk) 04:03, 13 July 2014 (UTC)

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Rounding Tropical cyclone damages and a happy birthday[edit]

Hello, again. Just a question, do we really need to round total damages of storms? For example: Tropical Storm Lingling's damage is $12.9 million but in the 2014 pacific typhoon season article says it is $13 million. Do we really need to? Because the damage of 2013, 2012... is not rounded up but the 2014 is rounded up by some anonymous users. What do think? Also, its late but happy birthday! :)Typhoon2013 (talk) 20:42, 14 July 2014 (UTC)

I am a talk page stalker (as this is on my Watchlist for some reason), so I thought I would offer my thoughts: No. I myself do not think this should be rounded, nor do I see a reason for it to be rounded. Almost like giving false information. United States Man (talk) 20:46, 14 July 2014 (UTC)
Well, we've never really established it, but generally we go to one significant digit after the million or billion. There are some exceptions, but that's at least what I usually do. ♫ Hurricanehink (talk) 02:49, 15 July 2014 (UTC)
Also a (talk page stalker) - Generally speaking if its rounded in the PTS its because of the way the template {{NTSP}} operates or someone has just typed in 13,000,000 rather than 12,900,000.Jason Rees (talk) 14:54, 15 July 2014 (UTC)

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Need help[edit]

I'm translating Tropical Storm Allison, one of your many featured articles, and I got a problem about the source, there's 4 sources is cite web, and there urls are all ftp://ftp.met.fsu.edu/pub/weather/tropical/...

Can I found those source somewhere else? Because I can't open those links.--Jarodalien (talk) 11:37, 12 August 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for the answer, and how about www4.ncdc.noaa.gov? All of them were dead links right now, and I already try web archive, most of them doesn't have the right achive, for example: National Climatic Data Center (2001). "Event Report for Texas". Retrieved 2006-06-07. [dead link], the earlist backup I could found is: https://web.archive.org/web/20070613042331/http://www4.ncdc.noaa.gov/cgi-win/wwcgi.dll?wwevent~ShowEvent~450007, but this is a hail report for Arkansas, I know the site has changed the event id often, could you tell me how to locate those event report at another site?--Jarodalien (talk) 01:53, 13 August 2014 (UTC)

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Please stop him[edit]

User:Dustin V. S. keeps ruining Hurricane Genevieve (2014) as his playground, providing unreadable and too much unnecessary information. As I really cannot stop his bad attitude, please find a way to stop him. -- Meow 14:40, 14 August 2014 (UTC)

So you go and complain to someone else rather than discuss on the talk page? I gave you my reasoning. Dustin (talk) 14:45, 14 August 2014 (UTC)
“Nobody either has the valid claim to finish the article alone.” isn't this what you said? Now you always claim that is your article. -- Meow 14:47, 14 August 2014 (UTC)
I didn't indiscriminately remove or even touch information you added, nor did I give reason because I didn't touch it. I never made such a claim. Dustin (talk) 14:50, 14 August 2014 (UTC)
Do you really forgot what you said? -- Meow 14:55, 14 August 2014 (UTC)
No. And I still stand by what I said. You were saying specifically "I will finish this article" if you read your preceding comment, whereas I think that it should be the work of multiple editors adding content. There is also something called WP:BRD whereas after I reverted your cutting down, we should have followed by having what should have been a brief, civil discussion. However, you are completely misjudging my intentions and acting like I don't care about the article which I take as an insult but which I pass. Please, let's just start this over. Dustin (talk) 14:59, 14 August 2014 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── @Dustin V. S.: @Meow: Can you both finish your versions of the article in a sandbox asap and then i will go through them and merge them with my own twist. Then once the JMA has issued its BT in eight weeks time we can go for GAN.Jason Rees (talk) 15:21, 14 August 2014 (UTC)

Then people will believe the article is totally done by yourself. I cannot agree with this if you are not able to handle this issue. -- Meow 15:27, 14 August 2014 (UTC)
Er @Meow: - How exactly will they think that the article is done by me especially if i note in the edit summuary that this is a comprimise version of yours and Dustins texts. Also dont forget that people can always view the history and see that you have been working on the article.Jason Rees (talk) 16:11, 14 August 2014 (UTC)
JR, this won't be GAN'd until the TCR comes out since there are many changes IMO likely to take place within the CPHC portion of the storm. YE Pacific Hurricane 15:32, 14 August 2014 (UTC)
We will see what happens.Jason Rees (talk) 16:11, 14 August 2014 (UTC)
I have tried to improve the section east of the international date line, but someone just reverted my edits because he believes that he will make his version better. -- Meow 15:36, 14 August 2014 (UTC)
I think you're cutting (at least for now) went a little overboard tbh. I agree it should be condensed though. 15:42, 14 August 2014 (UTC)
I only removed unnecessary information. You think I cut too much because it is very large but poorly-organized like STS Nakri. -- Meow 15:46, 14 August 2014 (UTC)
@Meow, Dustin V. S.: Can you both please stop edit warring/working on the article in mainspace until we have resolved this issue or i will ask Hink to protect the article. Thanks.Jason Rees (talk) 16:11, 14 August 2014 (UTC)


(edit conflict) Look, I don't think Hink, an uninvolved sysop, should be concerned about this; I did not break any Wikipedia policies, and I did not keep Meow from making additions to the article, but followed WP:BRD and reverted her removal of about 40% of the article's content. After only a handful of comments on that talk page, she brought the issue here, and she keeps on acting like if she adds anything to the article, I will revert it for no reason. The main discussion is at Talk:Hurricane Genevieve (2014)#Look..., and that is where future discussion ought to be carried out. If Hink wants to carry out some admin action against me for any reason, then fine, he will make the right decision. Regardless, I don't think this discussion should be continued here. Dustin (talk) 16:14, 14 August 2014 (UTC)

@Jason Rees: You are a mostly uninvolved editor with this particular article, and I would not hate your idea (it makes sense), but it will not do any good if Meow does not agree to it. Thank you for making an attempt to resolve this dispute, though. Dustin (talk) 16:14, 14 August 2014 (UTC)

Sorry all I wasn't around to help earlier! ♫ Hurricanehink (talk) 21:09, 14 August 2014 (UTC)

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2003 PTS[edit]

It is OK. So is the rule that we can add PAGASA Named depressions but not if it's short-lived? Is that you mean? Typhoon2013 (talk) 04:47, 28 August 2014 (UTC)

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Number of Images[edit]

Your rational in regard to the text squashing on the Marie page, is silly. While I have only just started uploading video to commons, the use of a photo as well as the video is far better should a user decide to print the story out, the photo provides a far better illustration of the force of the Waves, as the video would not play well, printed on a piece of paper. talk→ WPPilot  15:00, 2 September 2014 (UTC)

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Merge of High-pressure area into Anticyclone[edit]

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I am proposing to merge High-prssure area into Anticyclone, the same thing. Please feel free to enter the discussion.

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Hello, Hink. I chose you to talk about this. I am having my 1-year anniversary on Wikipedia and I was wondering that if I could do some changes in me since I haven't really done anything instead of editing. First, how could I become an admin? So I could block some anonymous users because they are frustrating me and not really following the rules in our WikiProject (TC). Another thing is that why isn't anyone really editing the 2014 Pacific typhoon season article? It is just me and some good and bad anonymous users. The other thing is that how many storms do we put in a line in the Template:2014 Pacific typhoon season buttons? I know I am kind of wasting your time in Wikipedia for this, but sorry if I am really taking your time. Typhoon2013 (talk) 09:27, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

Hello, thanks for the information. I put my reply on my talk page just in case. Mr. Hink, is it OK if I can create the article of Fung-wong? I asked you this since there are lots of storm articles in the season. Thanks, have a great day.Typhoon2013 (talk) 06:08, 19 September 2014 (UTC)

Hurricane Iselle edit[edit]

My apologies Hurricanhink. I should have looked at the edit more closely rather than assuming it was a revert of the information I added. I will be more careful in the future. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 72.87.97.95 (talk) 21:14, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

Indents[edit]

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PHL death toll from Kalmaegi (Luis)[edit]

Hello. I was just wondering that do we add the total of death toll from the typhoon to 12? Because it says that only 4 had been killed by the storm and 8 were killed from a boat. In my opinion we should put it as 12 since the boat sink due to the storm. What do you think?Typhoon2013 (talk) 04:36, 22 September 2014 (UTC)

Actually, I've seen some Filipino news and/or videos about weather and saying about the boat sinking due to the storm. A site I just looked at a few minutes ago, it says that the driver in the boat was having trouble to steer the wheel and the date was on September 13. I remembered that the day when it sink, the outflow of Kalmaegi combined with the southwest monsoon was in the area. Or Kalmaegi's southern outflow reached to southern Visayas since the boat sink there. Typhoon2013 (talk) 05:02, 22 September 2014 (UTC)
Oh, wait! I found many sites. It says the same thing and says that the boat sink due to rogue waves from the typhoon. Does this makes it count from the death toll now? Typhoon2013 (talk) 05:05, 22 September 2014 (UTC)

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Land Depression discussion[edit]

Hi, this is Rishabh. I have created a discussion where your views will be greatly appreciated, regarding whether Land Depressions should be considered as "other storms" from now on. Pleae have a look at the discussion where I've explained everything. Located here Rishabh Tatiraju (talk) 03:28, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

1776 Pointe-à-Pitre hurricane[edit]

Hi,

Just a question : why did you transformed this article into a redirection? Your comment "redorkulating" for that move does not give me a clue.

Pierre cb (talk) 05:41, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for the answer. I did the French translation a long time ago and was suprised to see it now as a redirection in English when I went to see if there was further information I could translate. Pierre cb (talk) 17:48, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

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Ebola vs. Hurricanes[edit]

Your opinion would be helpful, at Wikipedia_talk:WikiProject_Tropical_cyclones#Ebola_virus_epidemic_in_West_Africa_vs._Cyclones_and_Hurricanes_.21.21.21.

Or rather, at the RFC mentioned at that question.

Thank you,

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Request block or semi-protection to the articles to 178.202.135.29[edit]

Hello, Hink. I just wanted to request a block or a semi-protection to the articles to that user. I don't want to explain everything to you, so go to the user page of Meow. Typhoon2013 (talk) 03:33, 13 October 2014 (UTC)

Actually, I would love that suggestion. However, I've done that to anonymous users and still, they haven't replied back. Also I have seen the warnings from this user and he still hasn't replied. What could I co to him? Is saying a warning will still be good? Typhoon2013 (talk) 03:33, 13 October 2014 (UTC)

Podul formation[edit]

I see that you reverted my edits, due to this. I know that this is weird that PAGASA starts issuing it first too. Imagine this, if PAGASA started issuing it first, and then the JMA or JTWC, we still put it the formation when PAGASA started issuing it because PAGASA also names storms too. But if CMA started it, then no. I'll leave Podul's formation to November 10 until we find out soon in this section between me and you. Typhoon2013 (talk) 06:24, 15 October 2014 (UTC)

Here, it is really hard to explain but look at 2011's Tropical Depression Goring. Typhoon2013 (talk) 06:33, 15 October 2014 (UTC)

On that minor edit a few minutes ago...[edit]

...(on Typhoon2013's talk page) I reverted myself because I figured that had the potential to do more harm than good to people's moods (at least from what I have seen), and after looking back, I see that I accidentally deleted the wrong character anyway (you were obviously talking about edit warring). That's all, really. Dustin (talk) 16:29, 16 October 2014 (UTC)

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What's up?[edit]

Long time no see! I haven't seen you around in like weeks. I know I haven't edited much and I presume you are busy, but just wanna know if you're alright. YE Pacific Hurricane 13:50, 20 November 2014 (UTC)

Good to know you're fine, just making sure. I've been doing pretty good IRL myself I guess and I should be able to get around to doing some editing eventually, although, I'm usually pretty busy at this time of year and this year is no exception. YE Pacific Hurricane 06:51, 23 November 2014 (UTC)

Please respect typhoons[edit]

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Do we still need it?[edit]

Hello again. Just wondering that why do we still need to say what Storm Category it is in these: Hanna (TS), Katia (C4), Sandy (C3). I am saying this because that there is already a key at the bottom of the timeline and you are the person who I know who edits in most basins. It is hard to explain but I hope you know what I mean. Thanks. Typhoon2013 (talk) 01:04, 10 December 2014 (UTC)

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