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Rome archive[edit]

"Funkmistress, none of what you say matters."

What I was saying did matter in the context of Wikipedia, as I was responding to an inaccurate entry made in the article. I notice that you did not single out any of the other half-dozen people who were discussing the linguistic issue. I know your post was made a couple months ago, but I just saw it now, and would like you to know that I found it to be extremely hurtful and rude. --Funkmistress 05:24, 13 November 2006 (UTC)

You still fail to see my point and I still stand by my original sentiment. Your complaint has absolutely nothing at all to do with an encyclopedic article of the show. You are complaining about how the show handled English, but that is for a forum such as Internet Movie Database or some other such forum. The "linguistic issue" has nothing at all to do with the show at hand. Topics on the discussion page are for discussions on building articles, not personal opinions about how a show handles English. MagnoliaSouth (talk) 17:17, 12 September 2007 (UTC)

Niobe of the Voreni[edit]

I agree completely it's unclear whether her suicide attempt was successful. I edited the Niobe of the Voreni article accordingly. --207.69.139.10 05:44, 27 August 2006 (UTC)

Very good! Thank you very much. Once the next season begins, and if she is dead, we can update the article. MagnoliaSouth 00:42, 29 August 2006 (UTC)

Ben Franklin - Writing Systems explanation[edit]

A bot recently added a bunch of articles to the Writing systems project. It automatically picked up every article in a number of categories, including Category:Inventors of writing systems. I originally added Franklin there because he indeed invented a phonetic alphabet (see his article). Someone later made Ben Franklin's own category a subcategory of this, so he is still in the parent category as you can see by checking Category:Benjamin Franklin. Because he did work with phonetic alphabets, it may or may not be appropriate to include him in the Writing Systems project, as the bot did... What do you think? ፈቃደ (ውይይት) 14:02, 13 September 2006 (UTC)

I see what you mean now! Yes, he did "invent one" but it was more of a toy of his. Actually I was thinking he was added due to his typeset inventions, which is the reason I was confused because it is a print format and not really a writing. I guess it's worth it then to at least explore what it is that he did, but would the writing systems project still be interested if it's not in use, or never was in use? I'm not entirely sure, but I don't believe it ever evolved into a true alphabet. I'm currently reading a book on him, as time allows, and perhaps I'll learn more but I have to admit that this is an interesting idea. I'm adding the project back to his talk page. :) Thank you! X-posted here. MagnoliaSouth | Talk 22:22, 13 September 2006 (UTC)

Welcome![edit]

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Nursing Portal & wikiproject[edit]

Hi, You may or may not be aware that User:THB has crated a Nursing Portal and Nursing Wikiproject aiming to improve Wikipedia's coverage of Nursing. It would be great if all Wikipedian nurses got involved. — Rod talk 19:20, 12 October 2006 (UTC)

Nursing COTM for November[edit]

Hi, Thanks for signing up as a member of the Nursing Wikiproject. The Nursing Collaboration of the Month for November is Nursing assessment. This article is currently a stub and needs major improvement - perhaps we can make it suitable to feature on the Nursing Portal, please take a look and see if you can improve it. If you have suggestions for other nursing related articles which should be chosen as Collaboration of the Month please add them to the project page. — Rod talk 17:43, 31 October 2006 (UTC)

Rome[edit]

I've got the DVD of the show, and enjoyed it a great deal. I'm also a complete history nut. I'm really new at this whole wikipedia thing, so I'm not really sure how to go about this, but I've dabbled a bit (editing, so far, the cicero and pompey pages). If you have any suggestions, by all means let me know.Militiades 20:30, 28 December 2006 (UTC)


Helping out with the Unassessed Wikipedia Biographies[edit]

Seeing that you are an active member of the WikiBiography Project, I was wondering if you would help lend a hand in helping us clear out the amount of [unassessed articles] tagged with {{WPBiography}}. Many of them are of stub and start class, but a few are of B or A caliber. Getting a simple assessment rating can help us start moving many of these biographies to a higher quality article. Thank you! --Ozgod 21:27, 23 February 2007 (UTC)

Wikiproject Biography March 2007 Newsletter[edit]

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The WikiProject Biography Newsletter: Issue II - April 2007[edit]

The April 2007 issue of the WikiProject Biography newsletter has been published. You may read the newsletter, change the format in which future issues will be delivered to you, or unsubscribe from this notification by following the link. Thank you BetacommandBot 19:03, 24 April 2007 (UTC)

WikiProject Biography Summer 2007 Assessment Drive[edit]

WikiProject Biography Summer 2007 Assessment Drive!
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Nursing WikiProject[edit]

Hey! I'm on a mission to get the Nursing WikiProject active again. If you're still actively editing nursing articles, or are still interested in this project, please let me know on my talk page. Josh 14:35, 30 July 2007 (UTC)

WikiProject Biography Newsletter 5[edit]

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Death on the Nile[edit]

Please do not delete the plot details (as you post on the discussion page for that item). Please see Wikipedia:Spoiler

Geriatric nursing[edit]

A novice IP editor has plunked in a great whack of unstructured text. Mind pitching in for a bit?LeadSongDog (talk) 18:30, 21 November 2008 (UTC)

Talk:Dice[edit]

Thanks for spotting the problem at Dice, I responded there. I also moved the section to the bottom of the page, where we generally expect to see the latest comments. When you create a new section on a talk page it's normally best to use the little "+" or "new section" button in the same row as the edit, history, move and watch buttons. Hans Adler 20:37, 8 November 2009 (UTC)

Maryland not considered a Southern state![edit]

It's not a cliche, it's common sense. My page, get over it! I find it amusing that the person who posted such rubbish failed to post a signature. MagnoliaSouth (talk) 23:05, 6 February 2010 (UTC) Trustworthiness:Vendor reliability:Privacy:Child safety:

Replaceable fair use File:Stephen-nodine.jpg[edit]

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  • Per your request, I have deleted the image. Wikipedia applies a higher standard than 'fair use' - we don't use a copyrighted image to represent living people, because it is expected that we would be able to find a free image representing them to use in its place. If I have misunderstood your request, please let me know. (ESkog)(Talk) 19:19, 19 May 2010 (UTC)

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Notification: changes to "Mark my edits as minor by default" preference[edit]

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The ABC Murders[edit]

Just a reminder to fix the title of The A.B.C. Murders to The ABC Murders. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 75.4.238.0 (talk) 19:39, 1 December 2011 (UTC)

R&N Userbox[edit]

Hello, Magnoliasouth! You can add the new userbox for the Royalty & Nobility taskforce, {{User WikiProject Royalty and Nobility}}, to your userpage! - Presidentman talk · contribs Random Picture of the Day (Talkback) 11:53, 4 June 2012 (UTC)

Methodism[edit]

Methodists are Protestants, because they are part of Calvinism and not Anglicans. Who cares? John Wesley was the founder of Methodism and King Henry VIII established the famous Protestant Anglican Church of England. Why is this any difference? You got other religions like Presbyterianism, that was founded by John Knox, Lutheranism, that was founded by Martin Luther, Disciples of Christ, founded by Thomas Campbell, Church of Christ, Scientist founded by Mary Baker Eddy, and stuff like that? Why should I care? Presbyterianism and Methodism are part of Calvinism and are Protestants. Ashbeckjonathan 21:09, 10 May 2013 (UTC)

If you don't care, then don't. WTF? MagnoliaSouth (talk) 19:58, 7 June 2013 (UTC)

US Navy Hull Classification Codes.[edit]

Hello, I was on the Wiki page for SSBN's and saw you had made an edit as far as the meaning of the Code SS. on the talk page you explained yourself as that it is an acronym, not a code. You are wrong.

I don't blame you for being wrong however because it is a very common misunderstanding. It is one of those things that has been incorrectly retold often enough that it gains the weight of truth despite being wrong. And yes... You will find sources that will also call SS as "Ship, Submersible". Because they have also fallen for the "lie told often enough" IF you will read up on the US Navy Hull Type Classification Codes, you will find that they are NOT Acronyms as you believe. They are just what they are... Codes. Even the wiki article admits they are Symbols or Codes, not an acronym.

Here is how it works in relation to submarines.

SS = Submarine. (Not Ship, Submersible) With out any further modification, by default it means Attack Submarine.

With Modification.. SSG = Guided Missile Submarine (Not Ship, Submersible, Guided) the G is a suffix Code and alters the meaning of the whole code, not just an additional acronym.

N is another Suffix Code which alters the whole. SSGN = Nuclear powered Guided Missile Submarine (Not Ship, Submersible, Guided, Nuclear) B rather than G, means it is a Ballistic Missile Sub, rather than a Guided Missile Sub. SSBN then is "Nuclear powered Ballistic Missile Submarine".

Do you want further PROOF that it is a code and not an acronym? OK... Then.. please... explain to me what the Acronyms, FF, DD, and BB mean? Oh I am sure you will say FF means Fast Frigate. WRONG. FF means Frigate. As opposed to FFG which is a Guided Missile Frigate (Not Fast Frigate Guided)

But what does your acronym theory say for DD and BB? Damned Destroyer? Big Battleship?

No. They are simply Destroyer, and Battleship

the Baseline of each ship type was CODED to be a Double Consonant. BB DD FF SS

Many of the codes do seem to be acronyms, because the full name was taken into account when deciding the code. LSD does mean Landing Ship Dock, and LST does mean Landing Ship Tank. But then explain (if it's an Acronym)... LPD = Amphibious Transport Dock LKA = Amphibious Cargo Ship If you are correct, then shouldn't those be called ATD's and ACS's? They're not. Why? Because the Codes are NOT acronyms.

But what do I know? I only served in the US Navy as an EW, an Electronic Warfare Systems Operator. (AN/SLQ-32) USS Halsey CG-23 (Guided Missile Cruiser, not Cruiser, Guided) USS Kitty Hawk CV-63 (Aircraft Carrier, Not Carrier, V--- whatever)

I hope this will end your wrongful belief that the Hull Type Designation CODES are acronyms.

Cg23sailor (talk) 21:18, 8 September 2013 (UTC)

American serial killer list[edit]

Hi, I saw your comment on the talk page at List of serial killers in the United States and took a look at your sandbox list. I like the idea very much and think it is an improvement. I hope you wouldn't mind if I continued to work on this project in your sandbox?Hoops gza (talk) 20:35, 5 January 2014 (UTC)

Wow! So sorry I didn't see this until now. I'm on here all the time! How'd I miss this? Well, I've been on vacation so I guess that's it. Anyway, no I don't mind at all. More power to you! :) MagnoliaSouth (talk) 06:54, 3 February 2014 (UTC)

Hi[edit]

Bates Motel would be (2013 film) per WP:NCM, the year alone isn't used. Cheers. In ictu oculi (talk) 00:52, 7 March 2014 (UTC)

Thanks. In ictu oculi (talk) 01:43, 7 March 2014 (UTC)