User talk:Perey

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Welcome to the Wikipedia[edit]

Here are some links I find useful


Feel free to ask me anything the links and talk pages don't answer. You can sign your name by typing 4 tildes, likes this: ~~~~.

Cheers, Sam [Spade] 21:39, 3 Jul 2004 (UTC)

Wikipedia:WikiProject Cricket[edit]

I see you have recently contributed to the article cricket. May I invite you to a new WikiProject to improve the quality and depth of cricket articles on Wikipedia. It's located on Wikipedia:WikiProject Cricket. I'm taking the approach of let's see who's interested and let's see which bits we want to improve/expand to begin with. Once we know that, hopefully we can work together to improve Wikipedia's cricket coverage. jguk 16:30, 4 Dec 2004 (UTC)

Merge template[edit]

I wholly disagree. Furthermore it doesn't say anywhere on the Duplicate articles page that the merge template is exclusively for this use. I've seen it used very successfully to incorporate related smaller articles under a single umbrella topic. While I will acknowledge that the Polgara the Sorceress article happens to be fleshed out enough to stand alone (if stand alone it must, even if it would make more sense to put it with the other Eddings characters) it is the only exception among the various Belgariad/Malloreon character articles. Really they should all be put in the Belgariad under a Characters heading with subsets and referred to in the Malloreon article.
23:17, 18 May 2005 (UTC)
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LOL--I didn't disagree about Polgara. I merely disagreed about the use of the merge template.
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stijfburgerlijkheid is dutch?[edit]

Jeez...I was going to remove that too before I realized it had some germanic roots and decided to look in the history. That gave me quite a laugh. — Ilγαηερ (Tαlκ) 20:08, 17 July 2005 (UTC)

Page name for temperature articles[edit]

To avoid flip-flopping between 'degree Fahrenheit' and 'Fahrenheit' or 'degree Celsius' and 'Celsius', I propose that we have a discussion on which we want. I see you have contributed on units of measurement, please express your opinion at Talk:Units of measurement. Thanks. bobblewik 22:48, 12 February 2006 (UTC)

Use case[edit]

Um, Thanks for fixing my botch! I can't understand what I did there. Scratching my head... --Ligulem 13:58, 17 May 2006 (UTC)

Italics[edit]

Thanks for the note: see Talk:The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

MedCab Case: Shia Islam[edit]

I filled out the template for your MedCab Case: Shia Islam. I removed the anonymous ip addresses as parties as there would be no way to mediate a discussion with an anonymous party. If you wish to proceed with this informal and voluntary mediation I will require the consent of yourself and atleast one other party. To consent to my mediation of your case, please edit the case page discussion section, state you wish to proceed with Alan.ca as your mediator and sign your name. Alan.ca 15:40, 20 January 2007 (UTC)

Namez 2007[edit]

User:Namez 2007 is just the latest ever-morphing alias of the "Iraqi dinar" vandal (see Talk:Rafida for probably more than you want to know). He's certainly not going to discuss anything with you, if he keeps to his behavior with respect to Rafida... AnonMoos 09:00, 29 January 2007 (UTC)

Perth Meetup Notification[edit]

  • You are invited to a meetup of Western Australian Wikipedians on the 19th August 2007 in the tearooms of Tranby House. Please sign on the Wikipedia:Meetup/Perth/3 if you are able to attend. you recieved this message as your account has been active during May, June 2007 and your user page is listed in the Category:Wikipedians in Western Australia Gnangarra 03:15, 27 June 2007 (UTC)

Reminder[edit]

Wikipedia:Meetup/Perth/3 is next sunday 19th August, if you haven't already please sign on the meetup page if your coming, if your still unsure indicate anyway so I can confirm numbers with the venue thankyou Gnangarra 00:39, 12 August 2007 (UTC)

Disputed fair use rationale for Image:Medieval Total War.jpg[edit]

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QED[edit]

Thanks for tabulating that. I always thought that was getting a bit of an exhaustive list, of kinda "what is not QED in other languages". Your treatment is good, there. I still think it somewhat bizarre to define something by what it is not, but that will have to wait, yours is a good first step.

Best wishes Si Trew (talk) 08:03, 4 March 2010 (UTC)

Talkback[edit]

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Hello, Perey. You have new messages at SimonTrew's talk page.
Message added 08:15, 4 March 2010 (UTC). You can remove this notice at any time by removing the {{Talkback}} or {{Tb}} template.

A couple more puzzles for you, and very much thanks for AGF Si Trew (talk) 08:15, 4 March 2010 (UTC)

Yeah I was worried too that I had cut it back too much. More at my talk page. Si Trew (talk) 08:30, 4 March 2010 (UTC)

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What was wrong with the jpg image I uploaded before? Why was it replaced with a png version? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Quillaja (talkcontribs) 07:04, 2 July 2010 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free image File:Epub logo color.png[edit]

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Followup RFC to WP:RFC/AAT now in community feedback phase[edit]

Hello. As a participant in Wikipedia:Requests for comment/Abortion article titles, you may wish to register an opinion on its followup RFC, Wikipedia:Requests for comment/Abortion advocacy movement coverage, which is now in its community feedback phase. Please note that WP:RFC/AAMC is not simply a repeat of WP:RFC/AAT, and is attempting to achieve better results by asking a more narrowly-focused, policy-based question of the community. Assumptions based on the previous RFC should be discarded before participation, particularly the assumption that Wikipedia has or inherently needs to have articles covering generalized perspective on each side of abortion advocacy, and that what we are trying to do is come up with labels for that. Thanks! —chaos5023 20:31, 24 October 2012 (UTC)

Regular star polygons[edit]

Regular convex and star polygons with 3 to 12 vertices labelled with their Schläfli symbols

Hi Perey,

I really like your work on File:Regular_Star_Polygons-en.svg, especially the diagonal lines linking those derived from the same primitive, so hope you don't mind that I updated it as on the right:

  1. Swapping rows and columns lets me fit more n along with Schläfli symbols without it being too tall.
  2. Colour-coding polygons consisting of multiple "parts".
  3. Shading the background of those derived from the same primitive.
  4. Adding a legend to avoid cluttering up the main graphic and filling up the empty space.

I also think that ordering them in increasing q shows highlights the more interesting star polygons — those with higher q look very similar, just sharper corners.

I've reduced n to 12 as I think the stars appear more and more similar as n increases. 12 is also a multiple of 2, 3 and 4. Lastly, I won't need as many different background shades.

Please let me know if you've any thoughts on this.

Thanks,
cmɢʟeeτaʟκ 18:49, 12 June 2014 (UTC)

@Cmglee: It would be rather mean of me to complain about your version, since (a) all I did was port an existing image to SVG (and take the opportunity to add a few more convex polygons), and (b) you do such fantastic work! (No false flattery—I found myself browsing through your user page before replying here, and periodically going "hey, it's that image" or "hey, I wish I'd seen that image before".) Your image manages to give both more information and more clarity, and I wholeheartedly approve. -- Perey (talk) 12:01, 13 June 2014 (UTC)
Thank you for your very kind words, Perey. It's feedback like yours that maintains my interest in contributing to Wikipedia :-) I'm also impressed with the work you've done on Commons, thanks especially for fixing "Crises" on File:Moon_names.svg cmɢʟeeτaʟκ 12:45, 13 June 2014 (UTC)