User talk:Johnny Pez

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Hi, Johnny Pez, Welcome to Wikipedia!

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Happy Wiki-ing.[edit]

Ilγαηερ (Tαlκ) 23:42, 17 July 2005 (UTC)

Earth is Room Enough[edit]

Can I ask why you created the page and then blanked it? --Bachrach44 15:36, 5 May 2006 (UTC)

I accidentally created a duplicate of the Earth Is Room Enough page with a lower-case "I", then tried to delete it when I realized what had happened. If you can make Earth is Room Enough go away, please do. Johnny Pez 16:15, 5 May 2006 (UTC)
If you do create a page with a wrong-case title, it's often a good idea to turn it into a REDIRECT. After all, it's likely someone else will make the same mistake in looking for the real page, so you might as well give them a hand. Djdaedalus 01:30, 31 May 2006 (UTC)
Good idea. Done. Johnny Pez 09:44, 10 June 2006 (UTC)

Isaac Asimov Stories[edit]

Thanks for the note. I've been reading Asimov for over 40 years - I think I was about 12 when I read the Foundation Trilogy, and I know I read some stuff before that. I originally thought of doing "The Dead Past" but found it already done, and quite well, so I figured as long as I was in the neighborhood.... I also made contributions to "The End of Eternity" a while ago. I think I've got the Kage Baker concession pretty much nailed down...just waiting for the next Company novel to come out so I can write that up as well. 01:30, 31 May 2006 (UTC)


Sci-Fi contributions[edit]

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For many, many Sci-Fi literature edits; Thank you! Scoutersig 23:21, 8 June 2006 (UTC)

Drowned Baby Timeline[edit]

Hi. I really enjoyed reading your "Drowned Baby Timeline" article - after I read it I went and read the original timeline but I think your article complemented it very well, with the map and the easy to follow summary of events. It's now been deleted though, although I think it still exists on a mirror site, Reference.com, without the map. Would you consider either putting it back on Wikipedia or putting in on the Alternate History Wiki? And if you did, could you update it to go past 1944 (I think that was where your article ended). I thought it was great. Akiyama

Thanks. I will be adding the DBTL to the Alternate History Wiki at some point, though it'll take some time to get it into shape. Stay tuned. Johnny Pez 02:53, 31 July 2006 (UTC)

soc.history.what-if[edit]

Apologies to throw something unexpected at you.

I suspect you may have better recollections of shwi than I do, as I haven't followed it for a couple of years. Someone's recently been editing the article with paroxyms of praise for John Freck, among others - and inter alia insisting Chet Arthur is a sockpuppet of Coyu, which made me a little suspicious - but despite calls for citations they keep coming back.

Apparently John Freck's contributions "required a dramatic increase in historical knowledge [in the group". This does, er, not entirely square with what I remember reading. Could you take a look at the recent edits, in case it's just me being completely out of whack? Shimgray | talk | 17:15, 28 November 2006 (UTC)

Thanks for having a look. I confess my theory was BernardZ - the IP uses the charming term "sockets", which a quick googlegroups search suggested was one of his more unusual phrases - but either way it's the same problem. Hopefully they'll restrict their alternate history of alternate history to the talkpage now it's being watched... Shimgray | talk | 15:55, 2 December 2006 (UTC)
To my undying amusement - and annoyance - it turns out that our friend happens to be posting from the same IP as BernardZ. What're the odds? I've reverted his edits and asked him to provide some support for any further changes he makes - he's currently rambling on a tangent about "interestingness". Shimgray | talk | 23:23, 3 December 2006 (UTC)

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Nice work![edit]

I like the work you've done on Asimov's Lucky Starr novels and the planetary short stories of Stanley Weinbaum; they've been very helpful as I try to improve the article Solar System in fiction by collecting examples of science fiction primarily set in the solar system. I set up an umbrella article for the Weinbaum solar system stories under the title of Planetary series, but as I only have about half of Weinbaum's stories I'm unable to doublecheck all the information there. I wonder if you could take a look? RandomCritic 15:03, 25 June 2007 (UTC)

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