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Welcome!

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Image:CompareChariklo2.jpg[edit]

Thanks for uploading that image, it's very fascinating. Is that what Chariklo actually looks like, or were you doing it by imagination? If it's round like that I wonder if it'll be classified as a dwarf planet.

Anyway, thanks! --IdLoveOne 18:37, 22 June 2007 (UTC)

Reply[edit]

Thanks for the comment and sorry for the long wait for a reply. It was actually from my imagination; the best pictures of Chariklo are only small dots of white or yellow, so I decided I'd just think something up. It Isn't that round, but it is pretty round. About the dwarf planet thing, I don't think it has achieved a hydrostatic equilibrium, but I don't see why not... --Interchange88 10:23, 28 June 2007 (UTC)

Better source request for Image:Nasa_sedna_art.jpg[edit]

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Image:Comparechariklo2.jpg[edit]

I don't think I ever thanked you for uploading this! Do you have any knowledge of if or when they're going to do a flyby of a centaur? --IdLoveOne (talk) 20:33, 19 May 2008 (UTC)

I researched a bit, and found this: http://gltrs.grc.nasa.gov/reports/2006/TM-2006-214236.pdf. Hit ctrl+f and type "centaur flyby", or just look for Table XII, which contains flyby dates.
Thanks, and I did thank you, I foolishly forgot to check a couple of paragraphs upward. --IdLoveOne (talk) 21:46, 20 May 2008 (UTC)

Hello Interchange88;

Roentgenium111 has noticed that your diagram for 10199 Chariklo is off by a factor of two. It should be closer to 130km. We were wondering if you could re-edit it for us? But as a positive the current version is as a great diagram showing what the radius of a typical small dwarf planet like 38628 Huya would look like compared to Pluto and the Moon. Perhaps you could make a new Chariklo diagram and label the old diagram to say "small dwarf planet (225 km, mean radius). -- Kheider (talk) 15:23, 26 September 2008 (UTC)

Standard language[edit]

I'm wondering what english dialect should be used - UK English or US english. I believe it is important to standardize what "English" means on Wikipedia.--Interchange88 (talk) 16:38, 30 December 2008 (UTC)

Test[edit]

Just testing out my new signature --Interchange88Radiation warning symbol.svg 14:23, 7 January 2009 (UTC)


American and British English[edit]

Hello! The page you edited here is an archive of the reference desk. It's kept for historical purposes. When you have a question, you should ask at Wikipedia:Reference desk, in the appropriate category.

The answer to this particular question, however, can be found at WP:ENGVAR. --Fullobeans (talk) 05:31, 16 March 2009 (UTC)

Map of Akkadian Empire[edit]

Regarding your map of the Akkadian Empire at Akkadian_Empire_Map.gif

There are a few errors and changes that I can suggest.

Firstly the area of the Akkadian Empire is incorrect.

Akkad was probably further south than you have shown. It is currently believed to bhave been close to Sippar.

Secondly the territories added by Sargon was the area you have shown byt the previous state was not the Akkadian Empire, but in fact the Empire of Lugalzagessi of Umma whose Empire Sargon took over. It was the states of Southern Iraq only and did not extend as far north as Nineveh. Thirdly Sargon's empire extended as far as Magan (probably the copper mines of Oman), which are excluded from the map. You might like to add Dimun (Bahrein) which was an important entrepot for trade with Melluhha (probably the Indus Valley). Cyptus was probably called Kaptara (if that does not refer to the Cretians (Keftiu)).

Hope this helps

Regards John D. Croft (talk) 10:25, 4 October 2009 (UTC)

Sorry ...[edit]

... for blaming your edit for the breakage of Template:Grading scheme. I see you were trying to fix it. I've just tracked down the error to a recent edit to Template:Oldid. — Martin (MSGJ · talk)

Merge Discussion[edit]

I have proposed to merge Dominion Virginia Power into Dominion Resources. You may be interested, if so, please discuss --Fiftytwo thirty (talk) 19:47, 21 February 2010 (UTC)

Discussion?[edit]

Are you going to start a discussion on the Washington Times? If not I will remove the tag since I have no way of knowing what your objection it. I agree that the article could be improved. Kitfoxxe (talk) 00:05, 11 May 2010 (UTC)

Thanks. I went ahead and made the change you suggested. Kitfoxxe (talk) 07:38, 11 May 2010 (UTC)

RE: Copy of User:Interchange88/Sandbox[edit]

Thank you for the message you left on my talk page. I am glad to send you a copy of the deleted User:Interchange88/Sandbox page, but first you need to enable the email settings in your Wikipedia user preferences. — Kralizec! (talk) 22:00, 13 May 2010 (UTC)

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Request to keep watch[edit]

Hi, you undid an edit by Davex1000 (talk · contribs) at Facebook because that article is set to the new review status. I unded edits by the same user at Criticism of Facebook, which does not have similar protection. I am on my lunchbreak and have to go back to work soon, so cannot keep watch over that page for much longer; would you be able to engage with the user and show him the error of his ways? -- roleplayer 12:10, 25 June 2010 (UTC)

Thanks for stepping in for me there, I really needed to sign off and go and do some work! -- roleplayer 23:16, 25 June 2010 (UTC)

Your revert[edit]

Thank you for reverting that edit at the List of Greek mythological figures article. I accidentally clicked accept when I shouldn't have (I'm still new to the review feature). Shannon! talk 20:29, 26 June 2010 (UTC)

T-37A tank[edit]

Hello. I removed a reference from the article that was broken and causing a cite error. When I tracked down what had caused the error I found that you had deleted a number of "faulty refs". I wonder, since you obviously can understand russian, did you ever consider translatingthe origional {{book|author=Г. Л. Холявский.|chapter=Энциклопедия танков}} to whatever the english Wp version would be? It might be {{Cite book}} or something similar. I added {{cn}} in all the places that you removed the refs, if you cannot add new sources, maybe someone else will. Thanks. 24.34.148.49 (talk) 07:06, 26 August 2010 (UTC)

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Proposed deletion of Operation Mountain Storm (Afghanistan)[edit]

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Harad[edit]

I don't know what you mean. As I see it, it looks just fine--it's well-organized, contains too much information to make a merge feasible, and contains plenty of appropriate references to the source material, which serve to establish its importance. I think your deletion proposal was a solution in search of a problem that did not actually exist. Húrin Thalion (talk) 18:59, 1 January 2011 (UTC)

World metro systems map[edit]

I've temporarily removed this map from the List of metro systems, as your map is missing the systems in Canada. It's a great map, so I'd love to see it included, but missing a country needs a fix. oknazevad (talk) 19:37, 1 January 2011 (UTC)

Message from BMSprint[edit]

I'm contacting you because I wanted to talk to you about your 'monarchist' userbox. We can talk back and forth, edit my user talk page here I am just curious about the different reasons people identify as monarchists! BMSprint (talk) 20:17, 25 February 2011 (UTC)

Libya map[edit]

Hi, you could find all the resources for modifying SVGs here. I will not be able to keep the map updated since I will be busy next week. It would be great if someone else adopts the map by changing colours when needed, it shouldn't take more than 1 minute. -- Rafy talk 14:56, 27 February 2011 (UTC)

I will do my best, but in the case that I will not be able to work with the svg, I will replace it with the png.

Objection to the map[edit]

I do not believe the map you just placed gives the right idea. It is true that Misurata and Zawiya are constantly under attack, but those attacks are repelled and protesters are only gaining defectors and keeping control of the city, thus it should be marked red, under protester control. Please consider =D Zenithfel (talk) 02:14, 1 March 2011 (UTC)

First Russian circumnavigation[edit]

Thanks for joining the Russian History task force! You have chosen a truly gorgeous topic, the First Russian circumnavigation. That expedition included an unusually large number of notable events and people (sometimes quite funny people). I'll try to help developing the article, though currently I'm mostly busy with other tasks. GreyHood Talk 23:20, 1 March 2011 (UTC)

Autopatroller[edit]

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Hi Interchange88, just wanted to let you know that I have added the autopatrolled right to your account, as you have created numerous, valid articles. This feature should have little to no effect on your editing, and is simply intended to reduce the workload on new page patrollers. For more information on the patroller right, see Wikipedia:Autopatrolled. Feel free to leave me a message if you have any questions. Happy editing! Vejvančický (talk | contribs) 21:12, 14 March 2011 (UTC)

images[edit]

I just noticed your image edits. Whoch program do you use to make these edits? How do you do it? PassaMethod talk 17:37, 21 March 2011 (UTC)

Oh, I mostly use GIMP. I'm very good at it, though, so don't expect instant results! --Interchange88 ☢ 18:22, 21 March 2011 (UTC)

File moves[edit]

Please make sure not to move any description pages for images that are on commons [1][2][3]; doing so doesn't move the image, but it does move the description page to an unrelated title. Magog the Ogre (talk) 17:21, 24 March 2011 (UTC)

Siege of Vyborg (1710)[edit]

I'm reviewing the above article for Good Article status . You can make comment on the disscussion page. RCSprinter123 (talk) 10:56, 27 March 2011 (UTC)

Moving Timeline of the 2011 Libyan civil war[edit]

Please don't move articles without discussing it in the talk page. -- Mecanismo | Talk 20:58, 29 March 2011 (UTC)

DYK for Siege of Nöteborg (1702)[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 08:03, 4 April 2011 (UTC)

RamadanBunny[edit]

user:RamadanBunny is a sock of blocked vandal user:SuperblySpiffingPerson. He has tried to manipulate this discussion already as User:Freibase, User:DontHammerMuammarRepealJalil and User:LibyanReconciliationUnderMG. As SuperblySpiffingPerson is a bad faith, POV vandal, who is currently blocked for a multitude of offenses I reverted on sight - AS is correct in such a case. noclador (talk) 13:10, 23 April 2011 (UTC)

Okay. Thank you for informing me. However, please put that in your edit summary next time or somehow explain it to others. --Interchange88 ☢ 17:58, 23 April 2011 (UTC)
Yeah I know and I wanted to put it in my edit summary - but I used the twinkle anti-vandalism button and forgot that with that I can not leave an edit summary... However I thought with RamadanBunnly indef blocked nobody would question my rv. of this trolling. Anyway - we have cleared that up; thanks and Happy Easter :-) noclador (talk) 18:21, 23 April 2011 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of J.J. Racaza[edit]

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Award[edit]

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I have been meaning to give you this award for some time for the work you have done in the Dominion of Ceylon article. Blackknight12 (talk) 09:26, 12 August 2011 (UTC)
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World Cities graphic[edit]

Hi Interchange, I recently stumbled across the article on "Global Cities" where you thankfully provided a graphic. Though I was wondering what the city in the North of Kazakhstan should be. Turns out Almaty, which lies on the Kazakh southern border instead. Probably a typo when entering the latitude? Anyway, it looks strange, since there is basically nothing where the dot is. Maybe you can correct it when you find the time? Thanks. --Ulkomaalainen (talk) 09:08, 19 December 2011 (UTC)

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Russian translation[edit]

Hello. I was on Wikipedia:Translators available and notice that you were on the list for Russian to English translators and wondered if you could translate Maria Vladimirovna of Staritsa and/or Vladimir of Staritsa? Thanks.--Queen Elizabeth II's Little Spy (talk) 00:04, 30 January 2012 (UTC)

I'll see what I can do --Interchange88 ☢ 00:21, 30 January 2012 (UTC)

Can you translate this please?[edit]

hello,

I see you are a professional Russian and English speaker. Could you translate the troparion and the kontaktions in User:GreatOrangePumpkin/Sandbox6? That would be much appreciated! Regards.

And can you say what the abbreviation "Инв." means? Thanks.--♫GoP♫TCN 12:08, 28 February 2012 (UTC)
I'm sorry... the link appears to be dead. --Interchange88 ☢ 20:49, 5 March 2012 (UTC)

WikiProject Former countries[edit]

Hello Interchange88. I am trying to find the head editor of the WikiProject Former countries in order to ask a few questions about some of the project's functionality. If you do regard yourself as the administrative leader, please let me know. If not, could you redirect me to the member who does hold that status? Thank you,
Xuxalliope (talk) 11:41, 5 March 2012 (UTC)

To be honest, I have absolutely no idea who the leader is. There really hasn't been any activity going on at the project lately, and my activity has also slowed down, so the project is basically as good as dead. Would you mind me asking what your purposes are, as to your inquiry? --Interchange88 ☢ 20:47, 5 March 2012 (UTC)
I asked them on a talk page, so I'll just copy it to here...
When composing the Recognized Content and Articles in Need of Improvement sections on the project page, I encountered many articles not strictly about former countries of the Holy Roman Empire. Does the scope of this task force go beyond what the WikiProject Former countries covers, including all biographic pages of figures significant to the HRE? Or should the WPFC banner be removed from all pages that are not about or contain a section about a former country? If so, I will gladly remove them to refine this task force's to-do list.
But, as for the project, I am very much interested in continuing it, and I am willing to take over its leadership in order to increase its accessibility. I am considering making a list of editors for new members to pose questions to pertaining the project. Would you be willing to be on this list? Xuxalliope (talk) 22:28, 6 March 2012 (UTC)
Oh, sure - if you're willing to take over I'd actually be happy to help let some life back into the project. I guess I can be on the list - I'm not too active, but at least I know that the project still exists! Thanks for the effort, anyway. --Interchange88 ☢ 23:25, 6 March 2012 (UTC)

ABBYY Compreno[edit]

Hello. I'm addressing you based on the listing in Wikipedia:Translators_available#Russian-to-English. May I kindly request you to confirm that Russian references for this material do include multiple independent secondary sources (in particular, articles in wide-spread IT-news publications). Thank you in advance. -- Nazar (talk) 01:42, 29 May 2012 (UTC)

Request for translation/verification[edit]

There's an issue at Wikipedia:Reliable sources/Noticeboard#Abkhazian Network News Agency showing video interviews with Houla massacre survivors (plus Syria News) which needs someone with Russian skills to either translate or verify an existing translation of a video report in Russian. If you are available for this task please report your accepting the assignment in the linked thread above, as I'm also making this request to a couple of other Russian translators. __meco (talk) 18:25, 1 June 2012 (UTC)

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Siege of Nöteborg[edit]

Do you have any "Swedish sources" stating that 440 men participated in the defence of the fortress? Do you have any sources listing the Russian TOTAL losses throughout the whole siege? Those already claimed is from the assault only. And why do you keep to removing the adds I'm making? Even though I'm giving you sources you keep deleting them and that's not very "free encyclopedia" Imonoz (talk) 15:24, 25 August 2012 (UTC)

Sorry, I didn't have enough time to go through the whole edit, let me review it one more time. I am not entirely responsible for the content of that article, so there's really no point in nagging me about it. Please, don't get angry or frustrated, it's just that WIkipedia has certain standards — I want to help you. I'm going to go through your edits one at a time:
  • Commander edits - okay
  • Casualties and Strengths: I have found a source for the figure of 439 troops under Schlippenbach. The Russian book "Peter the Great's Unknown War", ISBN 9785765441985. Perhaps as a compromise between the varying sources, I can put "about 350". That same source also details Russian and Swedish losses, and artillery amounts. That was one of the original sources for the article; apparently someone forgot to put it in/deleted it.

• Random style edits - completely unnecessary in most cases; you must be more consistent with numbering and date styles (i.e. "5 October"/"5th of October"/"October 5"). Also keep in mind tone and grammar. • About Torgils Knuttson - okay (watch tone) • Date edits: also largely unnecessary, although I'm not going to change them back because I'm afraid i'd mess them up. • It is, in fact, a "four-day" wait, not "four-days" (although you could say "four days' ") • More bad style edits — why would you deliberately make the grammar worse? Also, number over ten are written in numerals.

I do appreciate the date changes, and thanks for reminding me of this article. I hadn't reviewed it in more than a year, and there were a lot of people (probably from Russia or Sweden) who weren't exactly in full command of English when they decided to contribute to this article.

I'm more concerned why we're doing it completely after the Russian sources, or shall we say soviet sources? Swedish sources on Swedish strength are way more accurate than Russian sources. If you would go through the talk page, you would notice I send you a link of which pretty much proves that the Swedish force could not be bigger than about 200-300.. Why are you ignoring this? So you have to put 300-439 and all that? Hey, why don't we just go with 1,500-6,000 russians killed instead? As there's Swedish sources claiming that? And I see what you did there, you're completely wrecking this article by doing so, adding the lowest possible casualties for the Russians (which are probably from the Soviet era).. I can't take this serious.
How about, as a suggestion, we don't use Soviet/Russian sources on Swedish strengths and casualties? And you don't go by the possible lowest numbers of strengh and casualties for the russians? Imonoz (talk) 20:36, 25 August 2012 (UTC)
I've had enough of you and your Russophobia, do whatever you want. No source is ever 100% accurate, and Swedish sources are just as accurate as Russian ones. And don't even think about joking about Russia and communism. Interchange88 ☢ 20:43, 25 August 2012 (UTC)
Hold on.. I was trying to discuss, and I didn't joke about neither Russia or communism. However, you seem to be pretty threatening by saying that. As you said no source is 100% accurate, but for sure one of these are more accurate than the other. And judging from what I showed you on talkp. this the Russian source is just pretty much impossible, and that will automaticly lead us to the casualty number. I'm not looking for some editwars, just trying to be as correct as possible. I won't change anything as long as this discussion keeps on going and none gives. How did the author of the book "Peter the Great" calculate that number? Imonoz (talk) 21:13, 25 August 2012 (UTC)
Wikipedia isn't about researching which source is more correct. That's the source's job. Wikipedia simply takes those sources and reports them, regardless of their perceived accuracy. Read more at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:V#What_counts_as_a_reliable_source. Basically, unless it's obviously unreliable, there really shouldn't be a question about how true it is.

I'll tell you the truth: I used mostly Russian sources in this article because there are almost no English-language (British, American, etc.) sources, and I am fluent in Russian, not Swedish, so it's easier for me to understand them. I'm going to leave the article to you; I can tell you have an interest in getting down to the facts. Perhaps we could make a section called, "Differing accounts" that say some of the differences in Russian/Swedish sources?

Hey, me again. I've come across some detailed work on the siege of Nöteborg by Bengt Nilsson. It seems, I was wrong and you was right. The number of defenders peaked at 'around 440' including the 34 grenadiers. I'm really sorry I bothered you with this, and tried to convince you I was right (when I actually was wrong).. However, here's the link to the work, best part is that it's in English. I'll go ahead and change as much as I can. Imonoz (talk) 13:27, 11 April 2013 (UTC)

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Proposed deletion of List of other fictional United States Presidents[edit]

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Nomination of List of other fictional United States Presidents for deletion[edit]

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WikiProject AFC needs your help... again[edit]

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October 2013 AFC Backlog elimination drive[edit]

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AFC Backlog Drive[edit]

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Notification of a June AfC BackLog Drive[edit]

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