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U.S. Roads WikiProject Newsletter, Spring 2011[edit]

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Uncasville, Connecticut[edit]

For your information I have re-redirected Uncasville, Connecticut to Montville, Connecticut. Information and history about Uncasville is found under the latter and not in the Oxoboxo River article. In the future please discuss any proposed changes that you wish to make in the appropriate talk page. TheGoofyGolfer (talk) 02:53, 8 June 2011 (UTC)

I have started working on the articles related to Uncasville and Oxoboxo River, and I expect to "fix" the situation soon. --Orlady (talk) 20:18, 9 June 2011 (UTC)
I created Uncasville, Connecticut as a distinct article. With almost 300 backlinks to that article title, I thought that it needed to be a separate article. --Orlady (talk) 03:46, 11 June 2011 (UTC)

Native American archaeology in Connecticut[edit]

Polaron, I think you might be interested in this report that I ran across. It has some nice short summaries of different cultural periods in coastal Connecticut. --Orlady (talk) 20:18, 9 June 2011 (UTC)

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Cities proper[edit]

Hi, greetings! About the page List of cities proper by population I just wanted to tell you that the last population you put as of 2010 is metropolitan and you know no metropolitan areas are suitable for city proper. The modified registred-based estimation counts the metropolitan areas of the administrative centers which is all cities and towns in the entire provinces except villages and this population is actually the population of the province without the villages. You can check in the site of the Statistical Institute and if you compare the 2000 data of citypopulation.de: Province - 10,018,735 ; City - 8,803,468 and 2010: Province - 13,255,685, City - 12,946,730 you see the difference between city and province in 2010 is negligible. Pensionero (UTC)

Currently the administrative city encompasses most of the province except for a handful of cities. Aside from the population growth, the city boundaries were also enlarged, and this is why the province and administrative city limits are now almost the same. In fact, according to the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality website (see last 2 paragraphs), the administrative city is now identical to the province. --Polaron | Talk 17:22, 28 June 2011 (UTC)

Centralized discussion of some census-related issues[edit]

Hi. With the 2010 Census data becoming a focus for a lot of editing activity, I think we need a US-wide discussion of editing conventions. I've started this at Wikipedia talk:WikiProject United States, which I think is an appropriate venue for it. First topic there is Describing/naming census designated places. Please participate in that discussion and add more topics, if you see fit. --Orlady (talk) 19:06, 10 July 2011 (UTC)

I started the WikiProject discussion largely because I am hoping to resolve the long-running edit war at Template:New London County, Connecticut. I think that discussion would be more productive than continuing the pattern of actions and reactions in the template. --Orlady (talk) 02:55, 11 July 2011 (UTC)

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Moving Burma to Myanmar - ongoing poll[edit]

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Neighborhood for new Bridgeport NRHP listing[edit]

Hi Polaron ... Since you seem to have local knowledge of Bridgeport, would you mind adding the neighborhood for the new NRHP listing at National Register of Historic Places listings in Bridgeport, Connecticut? Thanks! --sanfranman59 (talk) 21:22, 28 October 2011 (UTC)

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Please, clarify the source on male/female Life expectancy break-down[edit]

Dear Polaron, would you like to presise where from did you take data for making a break-down for Life Expectancy in the article List_of_countries_by_life_expectancy. The reference to "United Nations World Population Prospects: 2006 revision – Table A.17 for 2005-2010" leads us only to the average Life expectacy between male and female. I would be grateful to you if you found the initial source. Front315 (talk) 10:19, 6 November 2011 (UTC)

Rochambeau march route historic sites[edit]

I restored March Route of Rochambeau's Army: Old Canterbury Road, an article which you have a couple times obliterated by redirecting, in what appears to be a low-grade edit war. This article is linked now from Plainfield, Connecticut, National Register of Historic Places listings in Windham County, Connecticut and from Washington–Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (and also from User talk:Polaron/Archive1 ).

You've noted in edit summaries that the site is "described" in the Rochambeau route article, but brief mention in the text there is immaterial to whether an article about the historic site in Plainfield can exist. It's a notable topic; there is a linked NRHP document and a map in the article already, which were obliterated for readers by your redirects. There's a whole lot more detail that can be added. I will proceed to develop the article. I suggest if you disagree, that you open an AFD about the article, which could conceivably result in it being redirected. But I expect the consensus of editors will be that the article is obviously notable and it will be kept. Or, we could have an RFC about the question, to attract other editors.

As you know, there are 4 more similar articles, which I also intend to restore:

  1. March Route of Rochambeau's Army: Manship Road-Barstow Road
  2. March Route of Rochambeau's Army: Palmer Road
  3. March Route of Rochambeau's Army: Plainfield Pike
  4. March Route of Rochambeau's Army: Scotland Road

Please discuss here or at the Talk page of the article, okay? If you are not inclined to agree with me, please state how you intend to proceed. I will assist in opening an RFC if you wish for that, to obtain wider consensus. I hope it will not be your intention to proceed by redirecting. Redirecting is obviously disputed by me. --doncram 18:02, 7 December 2011 (UTC)

P.S. If your point is that those specific articles should have been better developed, I could accept that. Am developing them. However they already included info, including clickable individual reference with photos of site for readers, that are not in your merger target article. I seriously don't understand why you would target those 5 out of the 28 historic sites linked from the Rochambeau route article (and now included in Category:Rochambeau route which might soon be renamed). --doncram 04:03, 8 December 2011 (UTC)

Okay, I see you chose not to discuss but rather to act by making multiple obtuse redirects again. Can you please explain how on earth you think this improves wikipedia, to lose good information in the articles you have now redirected? --doncram 02:48, 20 December 2011 (UTC)
This improves Wikipedia by consolidating multiple things that are fundamentally the same and have very limited unique descriptions into one accessible article. All useful information has been retained so no good information has been lost. --Polaron | Talk 02:51, 20 December 2011 (UTC)
Whatever your idea, your proceeding unilaterally to try to implement something is not good, hence the current edit warring noticeboard. I personally am interested in these historic sites and have devoted some time to developing materials about them. What do you think, your obliterating a bunch of articles is gonna be happily accepted. Your bland assurance that nothing is lost is not true; specifically you lost geographic code information and NRHP infoboxes and you disconnected a bunch of inbound links from Connecticut town and village articles and NRHP list-articles. Even without my checking to see whether you lost more basic text and references. I am not completely opposed to some other arrangement being set up, but your proceeding by non-consensus contested redirect/deletes is not winning me over. --doncram 03:28, 20 December 2011 (UTC)
Again, nothing substantial has been removed. All the important content and references are still there. Inbound links will be taken care of by redirects. If you want to add geo coordinates, I'll do that. --Polaron | Talk 04:58, 20 December 2011 (UTC)

edit warring noticeboard[edit]

Please see Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/Edit warring#User:Polaron reported by User:Doncram (Result: ) --doncram 03:08, 20 December 2011 (UTC)

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GAR of Connecticut Route 190[edit]

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References in geographic articles[edit]

Hi Polaron. You might want to join in this discussion where something that you said a few years ago is being discussed. Regards, Bazonka (talk) 19:22, 12 April 2012 (UTC)

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Requested move of Côte d'Ivoire[edit]

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Moving Burma to Myanmar - ongoing poll[edit]

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Beverly Hills, again[edit]

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bridge info[edit]

Hi Polaron, I notice you added info to Butts Bridge article which i recently created, and to Samson Occom Bridge article. Your info was not supported by any source in the article. Would you please add your source information? As you know, unsourced information can be challenged and removed at any time; i did already remove your added info from one and will for the other soon, assuming you don't respond promptly. We've been through this before...why not add the source right when you are working from the source? Or it has the appearance of trying to cause contention and attract attention, that you edit an article soon after me, perhaps expecting that I will naturally object to your unsourced info.... --doncram 02:34, 10 November 2012 (UTC)

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Hello![edit]

Just wanted to see how you were doing and to say that we miss you! --Rschen7754 08:53, 1 December 2012 (UTC)

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Arbcom case request[edit]

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Greetings[edit]

Hi! I was pleased to see your name on my watchlist page today, as you've not been around much lately. Hope all is well with you! --Orlady (talk) 19:19, 26 January 2013 (UTC)

Welcome back, to some degree[edit]

Hey, been seeing your name again and again on the ever growing watchlist. Hope you drop in IRC some time. Mitch32(The man most unlikely to drive 25 before 24.) 04:02, 8 February 2013 (UTC)

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Wikipedia Meetup NYC this Sunday April 14[edit]

Hi Polaron! You're invited to our next meeting for Wikipedia Meetup NYC on Sunday April 14 -this weekend- at Symposium Greek Restaurant @ 544 W 113th St (in the back room), on the Upper West Side in the Columbia University area.

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Mass move request - "metropolitan area" articles[edit]

Hi Polaran, I just wanted to make you aware of this discussion I started at admin Drmies talk page. :) --76.189.111.2 (talk) 04:11, 12 April 2013 (UTC)

Principal city[edit]

Thank you for the improvements you made to Principal city.

Notice: 2010 Standards for Delineating Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas made a number of significant changes to the rules for identifying principal cities. We should update the article to reflect these rule changes.

A less important point is that OMB Bulletin No. 13-01: Revised Delineations of Metropolitan Statistical Areas, Micropolitan Statistical Areas, and Combined Statistical Areas, and Guidance on Uses of the Delineations of These Areas identified principal cities for every Metropolitan Statistical Area, Micropolitan Statistical Area, Combined Statistical Area, Metropolitan Division, New England City and Town Area, Combined New England City and Town Area, and New England City and Town Area Division; not just the Core Based Statistical Areas and New England City and Town Areas as the article states.

Great work,  Buaidh  19:47, 15 April 2013 (UTC)

PS – What is your take on User talk:Cuchullain#Wikipedia:Naming conventions (geographic names)?  Buaidh  19:26, 16 April 2013 (UTC)

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Hortonville[edit]

I noticed that you merged Hortonville, Massachusetts with Hortonville Historic District recently. The merge is fine with me, but shouldn't the title be Hortonville, Massachusetts, since that's the common name for the area (at least according to the NRHP documentation? TheCatalyst31 ReactionCreation 23:15, 26 May 2013 (UTC)

I just used the older article to retain but either name works fine. As long as we don't have two separate super stubby articles for the same locale, you can rename as you wish. --Polaron | Talk 23:39, 26 May 2013 (UTC)
Many thanks for your help with the Hortonville, Massachusetts article.RFD (talk) 15:32, 27 May 2013 (UTC)

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"use town name"[edit]

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_counties_in_New_Hampshire&oldid=573576165&diff=prev

North Haverhill, New Hampshire: "North Haverhill became the county seat of Grafton County when the county courthouse and related offices moved in 1972 from Woodsville into a new office complex on Route 10 just north of the North Haverhill village center."

Haverhill, New Hampshire: "The village of North Haverhill is the county seat of Grafton County."

Nothing says a county seat must be an incorporated place. --NE2 08:03, 19 September 2013 (UTC)

Actually, according to the Haverhill town website, it is [1]. See also the community profile [2]. In any case, because North Haverhille is the town center and the postal address for like most of the town, this isn't really a big deal. If you like putting sections of the town, that is fine but that is not what the official sources say. --Polaron | Talk 12:32, 19 September 2013 (UTC)
See also the community profile for Grafton County [3]. If you have better sources that say otherwise, let me know. Otherwise, I correct the table soon. --Polaron | Talk 15:26, 19 September 2013 (UTC)
Here's a good question: if Haverhill, New Hampshire is supposed to be about the town, why are the coordinates given those of the village in the southwest part of the town? --NE2 09:16, 20 September 2013 (UTC)
Good question. I don't know who placed those coordinates but they don't match that given in the GNIS for the civil division of Haverhill. That village is the original settlement but never really developed. The vast majority of the town civic history takes place in the town center, which is North Haverhill. This is reinforced by the use of the postal address "North Haverhill, NH" for about 75% of the town. --Polaron | Talk 11:53, 20 September 2013 (UTC)

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reverts[edit]

You reverted a number of my edits with no explanation anywhere. I removed the Villages category when nothing in the text of the article indicated the place was a village. A census designated place is not the same as a village. And categories cannot be used unless the text of the article supports category inclusion. Thanks Hmains (talk) 01:42, 22 October 2013 (UTC)

You removed the village category from actual villages. Just because the article currently does not explicitly say it does not negate its being a village. In Connecticut, anything that is not a municipality is a village or neighborhood. Census-designated places are a secondary label that some villages also happen to have. In fact, census-designated places should be made a subcategory of villages since some villages are CDPs while others are not. --Polaron | Talk 02:28, 22 October 2013 (UTC)
CDP are an independent category structure and they may be towns, villages, parts of cities or towns, or just unincorporated areas. The national category structure shows this. Your statement that these populated places are villages does not stand up to the requirement in the WP category rules that a category must be supported by text in the article. No text; no category. And your statements are then just personal opinion regarding the place with no references to support it. Hmains (talk) 04:08, 22 October 2013 (UTC)
That is exactly why you should not remove the village categories for villages just because they also happen to be CDPs. As you said CDPs are an independent structure. In Connecticut, all CDPs are villages so there is no contradiction. --Polaron | Talk 15:02, 26 October 2013 (UTC)
  • WP:CAT states the text of an article must support the category or the category cannot be used. You also cannot just add the word 'village' to articles without any cited reference in the article justifying this--and you present nothing except personal opinion statements. Your edits are disruptive in not following WP rules and will be treated as such. Hmains (talk) 16:16, 26 October 2013 (UTC)
  • You were hereby warned that you are reverting my edits 3 times or more while refusing to engage in any discussion. Continue with this path and you will be reported to the proper WP monitors. Hmains (talk) 00:22, 3 November 2013 (UTC)
  • I see you are continuing to ignore WP rules requiring reference citations to support article content and just making up content based on your own opinion. Hmains (talk) 04:44, 3 November 2013 (UTC)

New proposition[edit]

Currently, articles of:

I have a suggestion. Sometimes, different users (mostly new users) try to change the articles, add false/incorrect data or correct data with other sources - without discussions and consensuses. My proposition: block these articles, if a user wants to make a change - first discussion. Subtropical-man (talk) 21:06, 28 October 2013 (UTC)

Wikimedia NYC Meetup- "Greenwich Village In The 60s" Editathon! Saturday November 2[edit]

Jefferson Market Public Library
Please join Wikipedia "Greenwich Village In The 60s" Editathon on November 2, 2013!
Everyone gather at Jefferson Market Library to further Wikipedia's local outreach
for Greenwich Village articles on the history and the community.
--Pharos (talk) 21:50, 29 October 2013 (UTC)

The Center Line: Fall 2013[edit]

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Wikimedia NYC Meetup- "Queens Open History Edit-a-Thon" at Queens Library! Friday December 6[edit]

Queens Library
Please join Queens Open History Edit-a-Thon on December 6, 2013!
Everyone gather at Queens Library to further Wikipedia's local outreach
for borough articles on the history and the communities.
Drop-ins welcome 10am-7pm!--Pharos (talk) ~~~~~

New England Wikipedia Day @ MIT: Saturday Jan 18[edit]

NE Meetup #4: January 18 at MIT Building 5
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Dear Fellow Wikimedian,

You have been invited to the New England Wikimedians 2014 kick-off party and Wikipedia Day Celebration at Building Five on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus on Saturday, January 18th, from 3-5 PM. Afterwards, we will be holding an informal dinner at a local restaurant. If you are curious to join us, please do so, as we are always looking for people to come and give their opinion! Finally, be sure to RSVP here if you're interested.

I hope to see you there! Kevin Rutherford (talk)

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Demographia[edit]

Hey. After consultation, I restart discussion about the source Demographia: World Urban Areas. New discussion is here. What is your opinion? Subtropical-man (talk) 15:23, 7 January 2014 (UTC)

The Center Line: Winter 2013[edit]

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Saturday: NYC Art And Feminism Wikipedia Editathon[edit]

Jefferson Market Public Library
Please join Wikipedia "Art and Feminism Editathon" @ Eyebeam on Saturday February 1, 2014,
an event aimed at collaboratively expanding Wikipedia articles covering Art and Feminism, and the biographies of women artists!

There are also regional events that day in Brooklyn, Westchester County, and the Hudson Valley.
--Pharos (talk)

Upcoming Saturday events - March 1: Harlem History Editathon and March 8: NYU Law Editathon[edit]

Upcoming Saturday events - March 1: Harlem History Editathon and March 8: NYU Law Editathon
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You are invited to join upcoming Wikipedia "Editathons", where both experienced and new Wikipedia editors will collaboratively improve articles on a selected theme, on the following two Saturdays in March:

I hope to see you there! Pharos (talk)

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You're invited: Women's History Edit-a-thons in Massachusetts this March[edit]

Women's History Edit-a-thons in Massachusetts this March - You are invited!
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New England Wikimedians is excited to announce a series of Wikipedia edit-a-thons that will be taking place at colleges and universities throughout Massachusetts as part of Wikiwomen's History Month from March 1 - March 31. We encourage you to join in an edit-a-thon near you, or to participate remotely if you are unable to attend in person (for the full list of articles, click here). Events are currently planned for the cities/towns of Boston, Northampton, South Hadley, and Cambridge. Further information on dates and locations can be found on our user group page.
Questions? Contact Girona7 (talk)

You're invited![edit]

NE Meetup #5: April 19th at Clover Food Lab in Kendall Square
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Dear Fellow Wikimedian,

New England Wikimedians would like to invite you to the April 2014 meeting, which will be a small-scale meetup of all interested Wikimedians from the New England area. We will socialize, review regional events from the beginning of the year, look ahead to regional events of 2014, and discuss other things of interest to the group. Be sure to RSVP here if you're interested.

Also, if you haven't done so already, please consider signing up for our mailing list and connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

We hope to see you there!

Kevin Rutherford (talk) and Maia Weinstock (talk)

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