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A brownie for you![edit]

Brownie transparent.png Thanks for the spelling checks! I'm glad people like you are around to proofread articles. Happy editing. ComputerJA (talk) 22:55, 21 December 2012 (UTC)

August 2013[edit]

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  • and are part of the [[WIAA Big Eight Conference]]. Middleton also has an alternative high school (Clark Street Community School (CSCS), formerly known as Middleton Alternative Senior High (MASH),

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  • after one weekend), Kirby salesman, balustrade maker at Ted Saville's, [[Streatham]], [[London]]), Driegersteller welder ([[Driestieffenbach]], [[Germany]]), teacher of technology (Washington

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Reginald Corbet[edit]

Four of your edits to the Reginald Corbet page destroyed wikilinks, leaving annoying red text. Please check before you leave this sort of thing, which someone has to clear up. In fact, the normal Wikipedia practice is to use numerals to distinguish members of a line of nobility or baronets, although I'm not sure it actually matters much. Either way, the whole point of a wiki is that it has internal links, so you need to take care not to break them. Sjwells53 (talk) 23:00, 10 October 2013 (UTC)

Basketball positions[edit]

There is no WP guideline that says the second postion in an infobox should NOT be capitalized. The convention for basketball, baseball (see Paul Molitor) and football (see Mike Alstott). I think it is fine to pursue a change, but the 1000s of articles that are formatted this way do form a consensus per WP:CONSENSUS. Changing this has wide impacts and I would ask that you try to convene a consensus discussion if you really feel strongly about this. Rikster2 (talk) 20:11, 20 October 2013 (UTC)

Italics in page titles[edit]

Hello! Use {{Italic title}} to add italics to article titles, the usual wiki syntax does not work. I've already added the template to The Botanic Garden. Cheers, jonkerztalk 02:32, 11 November 2013 (UTC)

Cases[edit]

You may or may not be more knowledgeable than I in reference to this subject. However, AP and DoD Style guides and even Wikipedia state Abbreviations should be capitalized. The full name of Marine Corps ground units of the infantry and artillery above the battalion are numbered and include the unit level, i.e. 9th Marine Regiment, 12th Marine Regiment. Abbreviated the word regiment is dropped and written as: 9th Marines or 12th Marines and when in sequence, 9th and 12th Marines instead of 9th and 12th Marine Regiments. Meyerj (talk) 16:18, 28 November 2013 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by 98.249.19.246 (talk)

December 2013[edit]

Information icon Welcome to Wikipedia, and thank you for your contributions. Although everyone is welcome to contribute constructively to the encyclopedia, please note that there is a Manual of Style that should be followed to maintain a consistent, encyclopedic appearance. Deviating from this style, as you did in Wheel of Fortune (U.S. game show), disturbs uniformity among articles and may cause readability or accessibility problems. Please take a look at the welcome page to learn more about contributing to this encyclopedia. Thank you. Please explain the changes you're making to this article, as they do not fit the format. There should be no reason to put so many words in quotes. Ten Pound Hammer(What did I screw up now?) 20:06, 1 December 2013 (UTC)

Reverted edit to Network traffic control[edit]

Hi Primergrey (how did you know the colour of much of my [fake] TR7 Sprint, A TR7 16V?),

I have reverted your edit to Network traffic control because I feel that "burstiness" is very slightly more correct than "burst" in this context. My reason is that delay variation or introduced jitter can reduce the intervals between frames/packets without actually creating a burst (or clump as ATM used) of frames/packets/cells. This is burstiness without a burst. You can get this affect after policing/shaping by setting the bucket depth to allow for more than one frame, but less than two at a time. There's enough on the Leaky bucket page (just a bit) to work out the range of bucket depth, tau, or CDVt values for this effect.

It also retains commonality with the terminology in the first sentence of traffic shaping.

If you feel strongly that I am wrong in doing so, and that both usages should be changed, we can discuss it on Talk:Network traffic control or my talk page if you like. Graham.Fountain | Talk 09:34, 4 December 2013 (UTC)

Capitalization[edit]

Hi. I thought I'd let you know that your success rate at "correcting" capitalization is only running at about 60%, from the edits that I have examined. That's high enough that I have not rolled backed all of your edits, but low enough to be a concern. If I had the time and inclination, I'd take a look at allof your edits and fix those that are problematic. Instead, I'd suggest that you be more careful, and push your average up. In one article, Photorealism, you even capitalized some instances of the same word and uncapitalized others. I don't know if that was deliberate or a slip-up, but if I see more examples of that type, I'm going to start losing my assuming of good faith. Please step it up. Beyond My Ken (talk) 21:53, 8 December 2013 (UTC)

The edits in question are simply, Photorealism, photorealist. This is what the MOS guideline appears to be. Like, Communism, communist (unless a Communist Party member). As for the 60 percent, if you are using the Wikipedia MOS I have serious doubts about that number.

Looking now at your other revisions, those were proper edits according to the MOS. Vice-chair is only to be in upper case when part of a person's name, Vice-Chair Smith, and such. General manager is a job title and should never be capitalized, like lead-hand or foreman.Primergrey (talk) 05:37, 25 January 2014 (UTC)


Further to this, please do not uncapitalise proper names as you did with Lionel Everett. Names of organisations and honours are proper names and should be capitalised. Ranks should indeed be uncapitalised unless they are given immediately before an individual's name (although please note that when this article was written it was normal procedure to capitalise ranks on Wikipedia - this has subsequently changed). -- Necrothesp (talk) 09:01, 20 January 2014 (UTC)
[1] Want to add my voice to this, the uncapitalization of proper nouns capped in RSs, the substitution of "their" to replace masculine pronoun to achieve gender-neutral. Ihardlythinkso (talk) 03:35, 6 April 2014 (UTC)

Your specialist fallacy creep is regrettable as it makes a sloppy looking encyclopedia Primergrey (talk) 11:30, 9 April 2014 (UTC)

Edit summaries[edit]

Please try to use edit summaries. It really helps us save a lot of time. Many thanks, Anna Frodesiak (talk) 10:25, 1 July 2014 (UTC)

July 2014[edit]

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