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Request for amendment closed without action[edit]

The request for amendment relating to the Race and intelligence case has been archived without action

The original discussion can be found here For the Arbitration Committee --S Philbrick(Talk) 12:36, 7 August 2014 (UTC)

Cite EB1911[edit]

recently you made this edit which included

  • {{EB1911|no-prescript=1|title=Burnaby, Frederick Gustavus |volume=4}}

Please do not use "{{EB1911|no-prescript=1" but instead use {{Cite EB1911}}. {{EB1911}} is for attribution per the plagiarism guideline while {{Cite EB1911}} is not. Also the "no-prescript=1" is deprecated in favour of noprescript=1 (the documentation has not mentioned no-prescript in ages). The advantages of using {{cite EB1911}} is it less characters to type and it automatically fills out some more appropriate maintenance categories.

If you want to link a Wikipedia citation to a wikisource article with either {{Cite EB1911}} or {{EB1911}} then please use "|wstitle=name" instead of "|title=name" as title= does not auto-magically link to wikisource.

"title=name" is for use with the parameter "url=" to link to the the PD sources found in EB1911#External links . You will find details of all the parameters in Template:EB1911/doc and Template:Cite EB1911/doc.

-- PBS (talk) 15:06, 8 August 2014 (UTC)

That's not my reading of Template:EB1911/doc; perhaps you should direct your attention there. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 15:42, 8 August 2014 (UTC)
Thanks you were right. There was inconsistencies between the sections. I have not altered the documentation to be consistent on noprescript. I still recommend you use {{Cite EB1911}} if you are not attributing text to EB1911. --PBS (talk) 19:28, 8 August 2014 (UTC)

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Congratulations[edit]

On your award in London.--S Philbrick(Talk) 16:25, 10 August 2014 (UTC)

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Thanks[edit]

Thank you for your contribution to the "Notability" discussion group at Wikimania. I found it more thought provoking than I expected and rather encouraging as well as it is easy to forget that there are a lot of people out there who genuinely care about the quality of the content. Congratulations on the award too - well deserved. It has reminded me that there are a couple of my friends who have Wikipedia articles about them who I am sure I could get to create voice recordings so I'll be following that up. All the best, QuiteUnusual (talk) 08:19, 11 August 2014 (UTC)

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1st ARY Film Awards [edit]

Hello, @Andy Mabbett, i want another favor, since you link ARY Film Award for Best Film Jury to Template : best_film_jury, i want you to link ARY Film Award for Best Film Viewers to Template : best_film_viewers. waiting for your action. Sorry to disturb you, i tried by myself to do it but i couldn't. in order to prevent any mishap to that page, it's better that you should do it!. Fushan talk to Faizan August 19, 2014, 00:39 (UTC).

@Fushan007: I'm sorry, I can't work out what it is that you're asking me to do, please can you rephrase? Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits

"Harry Mark Petrakis" in my Sandbox[edit]

Lambrini Papangelis, author of the Wikipedia article "Harry Mark Petrakis." Thanks very much for cleaning up, and for mounting, the article. Now I want to mount two more articles, "Mark Petrakis" (Harry Mark's father) and "Stella Petrakis" (Harry Mark's mother). I want to do what I did before: work on them in my Sandbox. But in order to do that, I have to get the "Harry Mark Petrakis" article out of my Sandbox! Where do I put it? I don't want to delete it. Thank you. Lambrini Papangelis Lambrini Papangelis (talk) 19:49, 18 August 2014 (UTC)

@Lambrini Papangelis: If you overwrite it, it will still be in the history. Alternatively, you can start new sandboxes at, say, User:Lambrini Papangelis/sandbox 2, User:Lambrini Papangelis/sandbox 3 and so on; or at User:Lambrini Papangelis/Mark Petrakis, etc. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 20:42, 18 August 2014 (UTC)

VIAF[edit]

I've moved this discussion to Wikipedia talk:Authority control#Liaison with VIAF, to facilitate wider discussion. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 20:01, 19 August 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Steve Ormerod[edit]

Thanks from me and the wiki Victuallers (talk) 00:02, 20 August 2014 (UTC)

Request to Link the Parameter[edit]

I have copied this MSG here, i am waiting for your action.

@Pigsonthewing:, What i am saying is, in "Template:Infobox film awards" there are two parameters one is Best Film Jury Choice and other is Best Film Viewers Choice meas there are two type of Besy Film Awards. In Article 1st ARY Film Awards, both parameters should have linked to their respective articles, one Best Film parameter is already linked to its article and other i want you to linked it. Means you have to link ARY Film Award for Best Film Viewers to parameter best_film_viewers. Fushan talk to Faizan August 20, 2014, 16:23(UTC).
@Pigsonthewing:, Thank you so much. Andy, you are the king. Fushan talk to Faizan August 21, 2014, 2:27(UTC).

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THe Rev. Mark Petrakis[edit]

Dear Andy, thank you very much for showing me how to open a new Sandbox. I have written another article, about the Rev. Mark Petrakis. He was the father of Harry Mark Petrakis (see Wikipedia article). Here is the title of the Sandbox: User:Lambrini Papangelis/Mark Petrakis. Will you "clean it up" and mount it, please? The way you did the Harry Mark Petrakis article? Thanks so much.Lambrini Papangelis (talk) 22:27, 20 August 2014 (UTC)

"Stella Petrakis" (Wikipedia article)[edit]

Dear Andy, I have finished the last of my three articles about the Petrakis family. The third is titled "Stella Petrakis" and it is at User:Lambrini Papangelis/sandbox 3. Will you please "clean it up" and mount it? Thank you for the opportunity to write for Wikipedia.Lambrini Papangelis (talk) 23:49, 20 August 2014 (UTC)

@Lambrini Papangelis: I can't publish either this or the article in the preceding section, as they stand; although you have given sources, they are insufficient to establish notability; you need to show how they meet the criteria for inclusion by citing significant coverage in more than one independent sources. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 12:09, 21 August 2014 (UTC)

Dear Andy, Lambrini Papangelis here, authoress of "Harry Mark Petrakis," "Mark Petrakis" and "Stella Petrakis." I can see what you mean about Fr. Mark and Presbytera Stella not having enough "notability" to be published on Wikipedia, and I understand. We won't publish those.

Now, for the "Harry Mark Petrakis" article: there has been put a big exclamation point at the top that says the article needs additional citations. I would like to be the one to supply them. This will be easy when Petrakis's autobiography, titled "Song of My Life," comes out in October (2014). I will be able to add lots of citations then.Lambrini Papangelis (talk) 12:39, 21 August 2014 (UTC)