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I'm going to Wikimania! Hope to see you there!
Keeping an eye on things around here.


Wikimania talk!!![edit]

Yep, brilliant. I have not got the travel sorted, but I'm cool with that. If we do get together a project proposal then we could add that into the proposed costs. I see the opportunity still to "do something". I have been quiet but I intend to contribute. (I gave a joint Wikimania paper in Washington on the day my daughter got married so I had to do my bit via video .... so its not the first time). At the moment my wife is standing to be an M.P. so I'm getting sucked in to that. Maybe we could have another skype but I will do some writing first. I have still been quietly chipping away at picking out the last few women from the British records of the 19th century and Lydia Sellon is one of the last ... but she's not a writer. Oh and I started Qian Xiuling which got one of the top DYK hit rates this month Victuallers (talk) 21:58, 28 April 2015 (UTC)

@Victuallers: Xiuling has an awesome life story, so cool that the article had so many hits. Let's motivate the world to write these stories. I'm at an annual national recruiters' conference, hearing about new trends in recruiting applicants. Hope I can parlay some of this into recruiting editors to work on the content gender gap. Some of the take aways from this conference, repeated over and over again: "break the rules", "stop playing it safe", "do stuff which would get you fired". Let's remember that as we plan a future with a narrowed content gender gap. --Rosiestep (talk) 22:21, 28 April 2015 (UTC)

A really hearty congratulations to both of you. Hopefully you'll inspire many people to edit. Thanks Rosie for adding some buildings to Spain to do, started the first Castillo de Alba (Quirós). Great thing about articles like is that they could potentially turn up red links on notable missing medieval feudal lords and bishops and local kings and stuff. ♦ Dr. Blofeld 21:48, 28 April 2015 (UTC)

Thanks Dr. B; ... plus feudal lordettes, bishopettes, and queens! --Rosiestep (talk) 22:21, 28 April 2015 (UTC)
Oh of course, naturally ;-) Seriously though, imagine how many potential articles on queen consorts of medieval Spanish/French/Italian kings etc!! ♦ Dr. Blofeld 07:46, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Boite (river)[edit]

 — Crisco 1492 (talk) 16:02, 28 April 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Ha Gorge[edit]

 — Crisco 1492 (talk) 00:02, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

Merge discussion, and Wikibreak[edit]

Two separate issues here, no cause and effect. First, there is a merge discussion going on here [1] This is the third AfD and/or merge debate and frankly it's exhausting and annoying. I personally believe the article is notable on it's own merits but clearly others believe otherwise, so lets let compromise rule the day. Even if this fails notability, which I think is highly questionable but as I said it will come up again and again, it should be merged into the correct article. I have always maintained that Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago is about a significant speech given by Barack Obama about race relations in the United States, not just about, or even primarily regarding, the Zimmerman trial - although I acknowledge the trials conclusion was the catalyst. That being said, the article should not be merged with the trial page, but if consensus agrees should be merged with Speeches of Barack Obama to convey the full historical context. If you have a few minutes I hope you will join the discussion, whether you agree or not.

On a separate issue, I have gone on a Wikibreak to deal with 2 jobs this summer, and still try to have a social life lol. It's not related to the above discussion. I regularly patrol the pages I've created, and noticed the new merge discussion as I was going into break. I'm not "disgruntled". :) While I grow weary of the endless notability discussions I see, I actually find consensus to be vital. I'm sure I'll be around here and there this summer, and will be back more fully this fall or winter. In the meantime, I hope you stay well. Juneau Mike (talk) 07:53, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

Juneau Mike I'll keep an eye on the discussion, and any others if you like while you take a wikibreak, which everyone deserves once in a while. Enjoy your time off... work, fun, or just rest and relaxation. I'll be really happy, though, when you come back. --Rosiestep (talk) 23:58, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

DYK for A Hill Above the Clouds[edit]

Harrias talk 12:04, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Memorial to the Children Victims of the War, Lidice[edit]

Symbol question.svg Hello! Your submission of Memorial to the Children Victims of the War, Lidice at the Did You Know nominations page has been reviewed, and some issues with it may need to be clarified. Please review the comment(s) underneath your nomination's entry and respond there as soon as possible. Thank you for contributing to Did You Know! Prioryman (talk) 21:10, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Palais Lantivy[edit]

Allen3 talk 00:13, 30 April 2015 (UTC)

My New Article[edit]

The further reading section is showing red marks about Check date values . Please check. --C E (talk) 17:22, 30 April 2015 (UTC)

@CosmicEmperor: Thanks for reaching out to me. I've fixed the problem and here's what I did. If you have any other questions just let me know as I'm glad to help. --Rosiestep (talk) 03:08, 1 May 2015 (UTC)

Agriculture in the Republic of the Congo[edit]

I was looking at Agriculture in the Republic of the Congo with a view to reviewing it for DYK. Instead I ended up expanding it, and I also created an article on the Niari Valley which was redlinked in your article. Since your proposed hook for DYK is "... that the Niari Valley is a notable agricultural area in the Republic of the Congo?", would you object to me amending the nomination to a two article hook to include my new article? Cwmhiraeth (talk) 05:03, 1 May 2015 (UTC)

Hi, Cwm, Good job! Don't mind at all if you make those changes. And credit yourself on the Agriculture article. I had thought about creating the Niari Valley article myself, but got working on other things and totally forgot about it. Glad you created it. Cheers, --Rosiestep (talk) 05:10, 1 May 2015 (UTC)
Thanks. I will do as you suggest. Cwmhiraeth (talk) 05:13, 1 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Agustina Andrade[edit]

Harrias talk 17:07, 1 May 2015 (UTC)

Mercedes Sandoval de Hempel[edit]

You find translate and add a bit more for Mercedes Sandoval de Hempel and nom.♦ Dr. Blofeld 20:47, 1 May 2015 (UTC)

Dr. Blofeld, done. --Rosiestep (talk) 16:26, 2 May 2015 (UTC)


Symbol question.svg Hello! Your submission of Monte Alén National Park at the Did You Know nominations page has been reviewed, and some issues with it may need to be clarified. Please review the comment(s) underneath your nomination's entry and respond there as soon as possible. Thank you for contributing to Did You Know! North America1000 04:34, 2 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Piscadera Bay[edit]

Harrias talk 18:38, 2 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Caribbean Marine Biological Institute[edit]

Harrias talk 18:38, 2 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Cortina d'Ampezzo[edit]

Harrias talk 06:53, 3 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Mount Faloria[edit]

Harrias talk 06:55, 3 May 2015 (UTC)

Count of Miraflores[edit]

Okay, so as you know, I've been working on the haciendas. I keep running into the Count and Countess Miraflores, but not really interested in royalty, so I move on. Then today, I am looking at Itzincab Cámara. One of the things it is known for are the lauburu decorations. Those are basque, and it isn't addressed in the English Wiki, but there are pictures of Itzincab on the Spanish wiki of lots of haciendas sporting lauburu. So I think to myself, must have been someone of basque heritage who arrived early in Yucatan. I search, and find ... Around 1675 a Basque immigrant named Pedro de Garrástegui bought the post of Treasurer of the Santa Cruzada and shortly after buying that post, bought the title of Count of Miraflores, “thereby making himself and his heirs the only family of titled nobility in Yucatán.” See pg 82 A further search shows that Basque traders had a virtual monopoly on the cocoa trade from 1728 on and were doing business in Yucatán through at least the 1790s. see pages 68-71 No original research...I have nothing that says they brought the basque symbol with them, but a whole lot of haciendas here use the symbol. I don't think I can just slap the photos on the lauburu page without some explanation, but there is no explanation on the Spanish site, just the photos. Any ideas? SusunW (talk) 21:40, 5 May 2015 (UTC)

@SusunW: this is interesting. I can't see any of the pages of either book, but there has to be something about the lauburu's Yucatan connection somewhere. Any chance the Merida Univ library might have a resource, perhaps check with a librarian there. Or is there a local historical society which might have some old documents? --Rosiestep (talk) 05:16, 6 May 2015 (UTC)
@SusunW: I did a little googling regarding the lauburu/Yucatan connection and found this regarding Mucuchíes in Merida, Venezuela. --Rosiestep (talk) 14:23, 6 May 2015 (UTC)
@Rosiestep: weird, I cannot see your reference either. Even tried pasting it directly. Hmmmm. Maybe you put what you found and I put what I found and between the two we can build a basis for adding the photos? SusunW (talk) 14:36, 6 May 2015 (UTC)
@Rosiestep: and I can try the local library, but the biggest problem we will have is primary sources. I think the whole thing about only 2ndary sources is crazy. I get avoid primary sources created by the subject, but I would far rather use a primary document created by say a government, court, etc. than use a secondary source which has misreported an event simply because some other source did and once it is in print it never dies. SusunW (talk) 15:18, 6 May 2015 (UTC)
@SusunW: This is what was in the snippet: "Pondremos un ejemplo proximo: el lauburu es un simbolo solar muy caracteristico del area vasca, y frecuentemente representado en las estelas. En la parroquia de Santa Lucia de Mucuchies (Estado de Medica, Venezuela), observamos varios lauburus en la ..." A friendly FYI, if you edit my talkpage, I will automatically get notified there's a message, so you don't have to include {{yo|Rosiestep}}. --Rosiestep (talk) 04:07, 7 May 2015 (UTC)
So, maybe we just go with something as simple as that until more is found "Though the "lauburu" is generally associated with the Basque areas of Spain, it can be found in other places where they settled, such as the areas around Mérida, Mexico and Merida, Venezuela." I can add my source about the count with photos and you can add yours about Venezuela. SusunW (talk) 12:12, 7 May 2015 (UTC)
@SusunW: At present, neither of the Merida articles mention the Basque so Basque settlement in the area would have to be substantiated. I googled Merida Venezuela Basque and this seems to substantiate Basque presence in the area. I'll search some more after work. What are you seeing? --Rosiestep (talk) 14:22, 7 May 2015 (UTC)
The article on the Count/ess of Miraflores clearly states he was basque and I have documented that family living in Teya and Chenche de las Torres but even better, I found an architect! "1560 Architect Juan de Veramendi, from Bizkaia, sees the completion of his Cathedral of Cuzco in South America. Other great Basque architects in the New World are Cristóbal de Aulestia in Méridia, Yucatán; Diego de Aguirre, Matías Maestro, Agustín de Gavira, Juan de Egoaguirre and Juan Iñigo de Eraso in Lima, Peru; Francisco de Ibarra in Callao; Miguel de Arregui in Cuzco; and Fray Mariano de Garay in Cayma. These men brought two new elements of construction to the Americas: The dome and the arch." p 25, but then a whole list of folks in Mexico from pp 103-108 and South America 110-113 So far I have found nada that mentions Cristóbal de Aulestia as an architect, but I did find an article mentioning that Pedro de Aulestia was one of the architects of the main cathedral of Mérida. [2] Aulesti basque country. SusunW (talk) 15:46, 7 May 2015 (UTC)
I don't know if I can just copy and paste this onto the hacienda page, but in the event that someone wants to follow up on the County of Miraflores or can help with the Lauburu issue, can we just copy it there? SusunW (talk) 01:24, 8 May 2015 (UTC)
@SusunW: I think the haciendas' talk page would be a good place. --Rosiestep (talk) 02:24, 8 May 2015 (UTC)
Okay, I copied it there. SusunW (talk) 05:04, 8 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Fishing in the Falkland Islands[edit]

Symbol question.svg Hello! Your submission of Fishing in the Falkland Islands at the Did You Know nominations page has been reviewed, and some issues with it may need to be clarified. Please review the comment(s) underneath your nomination's entry and respond there as soon as possible. Thank you for contributing to Did You Know! Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 06:03, 6 May 2015 (UTC)


Calliopejen1 added the list of Ecuadorian museums. Started the house, also made a good start on Augusto Nicolás Martínez. I can imagine a double hook involving both if either of you and Nvvchar are interested.♦ Dr. Blofeld 12:26, 6 May 2015 (UTC)

  • @Dr. Blofeld: I have added some text to take it to 1900 ch.--Nvvchar. 14:31, 7 May 2015 (UTC)

Cool. @Calliopejen1 and Dr. Blofeld: also started Botanical Garden Atocha-La Liria; the museum house is located within it. --Rosiestep (talk) 14:14, 6 May 2015 (UTC)

@Rosiestep: I Have added text to this artcile. It is about 2200ch. --Nvvchar. 14:38, 7 May 2015 (UTC)
I'm not buying that it lost 100 odd species in 5 years. What does "2 species to be interpreted" mean anyway? I think it would be best to skip this one if I'm honest.♦ Dr. Blofeld 15:27, 12 May 2015 (UTC)

Wonderful, that's when wiki is at its best when you start an article like that and you get three new articles out of it, including a 1904 Ecuadorian novel! ♦ Dr. Blofeld 16:34, 6 May 2015 (UTC)

Very nice! Calliopejen1 and @Dr. Blofeld: the es article is named es:Casa Museo Martínez-Holguín, which matches the name used by the municipality here, albeit the government omits the hyphen. What do you think about renaming the en lang article something like Martínez-Holguín House Museum? --Rosiestep (talk) 04:01, 7 May 2015 (UTC)

Sure, go for it. I'm having one of those days though where wikipedia seems a waste of time!♦ Dr. Blofeld 10:29, 7 May 2015 (UTC)

Good work on all these articles! Re the name, either way works for me. "House Museum" just struck me as something that sounded more normal in Spanish, where a similar place would probably just be called "House" in English. (see e.g. articles in Category:Historic house museums in California and similar categories) No strong feelings. Calliopejen1 (talk) 17:21, 7 May 2015 (UTC)
Thanks, Jen, I decided to move it. --Rosiestep (talk) 14:26, 8 May 2015 (UTC)
@Dr. Blofeld: and @Nvvchar: If any of these are ready for nom or close to it, can you please handle? --Rosiestep (talk) 17:20, 11 May 2015 (UTC)

I think they all would need a bit of work. Augusto Nicolás Martínez on the otherhand Nvv can nom now. Or if he expands Martínez-Holguín House a tad we could have a double hook.♦ Dr. Blofeld 17:23, 11 May 2015 (UTC)

Can either of you find a source for Benjamín Carrión Palace?♦ Dr. Blofeld 16:14, 12 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Monte Alén National Park[edit]

 — Crisco 1492 (talk) 10:01, 8 May 2015 (UTC)

Limassol District has been nominated for Did You Know[edit]

DYK for Amanjena[edit]

PanydThe muffin is not subtle 15:11, 10 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Sacred Heart Church (Fiji)[edit]

Harrias talk 06:26, 12 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Podyjí National Park[edit]

PanydThe muffin is not subtle 06:55, 13 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Archaeological Museum of Komotini[edit]

Thank you for your help with DYK Victuallers (talk) 19:10, 13 May 2015 (UTC)

Akmol has been nominated for Did You Know[edit]

Coconut production in Niue has been nominated for Did You Know[edit]

Carnival in Cayenne has been nominated for Did You Know[edit]

DYK for Fishing in the Falkland Islands[edit]

Coffee // have a cup // beans // 07:25, 14 May 2015 (UTC)

This from the State Troopers office[edit]

Hey Rosiestep and friends--this is Drmies, mobile, getting their drivers license renewed. I noticed to my dismay that Bank desert (or Banking desert) seems to go nowhere. That shouldn't be--it is a real topic, and real important. There was a story on NPR this morning and there's plenty of material on the webz. I can't create content from my phone; can someone have a go? Cullen328, are you up yet? Keep in mind that I might die in here. Thanks all!

@Drmies: I'll send the cavalry to look for you if you don't make it out of the DMV by sundown. ;) Yup, seems like a notable topic, but I'll take a closer look after work. --Rosiestep (talk) 14:01, 15 May 2015 (UTC)
@Drmies: I didn't see a white flag being hoisted up a pole so I assume you made it out of there in time for dinner. BTW, created stubby article, Banking desert; cc: Cullen328. --Rosiestep (talk) 05:54, 16 May 2015 (UTC)
What a slacker you are, Drmies, unable to create new content on your smart phone. Here I am, doing my best trying to get George Meany to GA on my Android HTC One phone (made in Taiwan) while you are sitting there at the DMV, probably ensconced on a slick fiberglass 21st century modern "helmet" chair, an Eames knockoff with no royalties paid, and complaining about your inability to edit. You sound like me two years ago. The encyclopedia needs you!! Edit productively with mobile devices!
As for the topic, I am quite familiar with "grocery deserts" and worked a quarter of a century ago in San Francisco's most minority neighborhood, where the old school chains had packed up and gone away. In marginal neighborhoods in Northern California, mini bank branches in supermarkets are sometimes the best option. As I am falling asleep, I will look more tomorrow.
As for our host, HELLO Rosiestep. You are the best of the best. Cullen328 Let's discuss it 06:18, 16 May 2015 (UTC)
@Drmies: so I'm waiting with baited breath... was it an orange helmet chair or an Eames knockoff? I'm putting $1.00 on the helmet chair, manufactured in Taiwan in a factory next door to the one that makes Android HTC One phones.
@Cullen328: Good call about the "grocery deserts" as I did see mention about that type of shortage while googling for banking/bank desert. I've linked Banking desert with Food desert via See also. Maybe the article should be renamed bank desert or financial desert; dunno. Omg, you create content on an Android????? #painfuljustthinkingaboutit --Rosiestep (talk) 14:05, 16 May 2015 (UTC)
I have a brand-spanking new iPhone (5 or 6, I don't know), but neither my phone nor my brain are a match for Cullen's, and that's a fact. It took over two hours but I got my license renewed, no thanks to their DOS-operated machinery. I 'preciate y'all's help here; in the meantime I transported myself overseas where it's light until 10 PM and the beer and cheese are plentiful. And the working hours severely limited. Drmies (talk) 18:43, 17 May 2015 (UTC)
@Drmies: Very cool; have fun! --Rosiestep (talk) 18:52, 17 May 2015 (UTC)


Hi, unfortunately you're the latest in the line of experienced contributors who have fallen for the Emereo problem. They mirror our content and you've used at least one of their books (in this edit). It is pretty obviously a mirror just from the formatting of the book. Since you've made a lot of other edits to that article in quick succession, I've left it there in the hope that you can sort it out. If not then I'll just delete it. Thanks. - Sitush (talk) 12:28, 16 May 2015 (UTC)

If the "Great-Tech-Goddess-in-the-Sky" can make a program that tells you when a weblink is banned by Wikipedia, surely she or one of her other gods can make a program that won't allow Emereo as a source either???? SusunW (talk) 13:26, 16 May 2015 (UTC)

@Sitush: Arghhh, I didn't know about that one. Why didn't I get one of those automatic "Warning warning, Dr. Smith" notices before clicking Save? In the old days, that was all the alert you'd need. Anyway, I removed the Emereo ref and the content associated with it. Thanks for heads up. --Rosiestep (talk) 13:52, 16 May 2015 (UTC)

There are quite a lot of mirrors that are not on our edit filter list but I'm too thick to understand why. What I do know is that a lot of citations are added without naming the publisher, so even an edit filter is no guarantee. Emereo use some standard strings in book titles and that helps tracking them down to some degree.
Weblinks are easier to deal with because we are usually filtering entire domains and so need only search for the root of the name. And if someone doesn't even bother entering to top-level bit then the link will not work anyway. - Sitush (talk) 14:03, 16 May 2015 (UTC)
@Sitush: yeah, that makes sense. Glad I didn't spend too much time on that ref. --Rosiestep (talk) 14:07, 16 May 2015 (UTC)
I added a section at the top of Intertranswiki on ones to avoid.♦ Dr. Blofeld 14:59, 16 May 2015 (UTC)
@Dr. Blofeld: thx... that is helpful. --Rosiestep (talk) 15:00, 16 May 2015 (UTC)
Started Sonya Rose, you might add a bit more and nom.♦ Dr. Blofeld 15:02, 16 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Memorial to the Children Victims of the War, Lidice[edit]

Harrias talk 22:20, 16 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Cassava production in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cassava production in the Republic of the Congo[edit]

Symbol question.svg Hello! Your submission of Cassava production in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cassava production in the Republic of the Congo at the Did You Know nominations page has been reviewed, and some issues with it may need to be clarified. Please review the comment(s) underneath your nomination's entry and respond there as soon as possible. Thank you for contributing to Did You Know! Yoninah (talk) 16:31, 17 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Great Mosque of Asmara[edit]

Harrias talk 12:01, 18 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Mercedes Sandoval de Hempel[edit]

Harrias talk 12:02, 18 May 2015 (UTC)

1628 Camarines earthquake[edit]

Hi, can you access page 186 of source 2 in the US?♦ Dr. Blofeld 17:45, 19 May 2015 (UTC)

@Dr. Blofeld: can't access it. --Rosiestep (talk) 04:33, 20 May 2015 (UTC)

I wish google would worry less about copyright LOL. There was at least a whole page on the earthquake in that book.♦ Dr. Blofeld 10:18, 20 May 2015 (UTC)
@Dr. Blofeld: I wish Wikimedia would get a lending library established so that trusted editors could request a book and it would arrive in the mail from some distant library, and when we were done with it, within a reasonable time period, we'd return it in a postage-paid envelope. Now that's a bright idea! ;) --Rosiestep (talk) 13:50, 20 May 2015 (UTC)

Míriam Martinho[edit]

Seems like forever and a day since I have been scribbling on your page. I did Martinho, such as I could. Very few sources that are not blogs. On both the Spanish and Portugese sites the links are mostly dead and mostly blogs. I did find a US state department document where she was used as an expert witness, so I think I have notability covered even if the documentation is weak. Also noted in doing her that Rosely Roth needs work. If you can find US sources to add, please do. SusunW (talk) 22:21, 19 May 2015 (UTC)

@SusunW: I don't see that much in En language sources, but it seems like there's quite a bit in the Es language. Yes, RR definitely looks like it can be improved. --Rosiestep (talk) 04:49, 20 May 2015 (UTC)
I truly find nothing else. There were lots of books that mentioned her, no articles. But all of the books, cited her as a source. That's how I built what I have on her published works. Worldcat lists only 1 article. I got not one article from any newspaper, journal, etc. SusunW (talk) 05:02, 20 May 2015 (UTC)
Pity. We have to do better with modern-day women and get them mentioned everywhere we can so that 50-100-200 years from now, when Susuns and Rosies like you and me are writing these articles, they'll have plenty of information to write the bios about the women who were doing the important things in 2015. --Rosiestep (talk) 13:53, 20 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Forte Tre Sassi[edit]

PanydThe muffin is not subtle 00:02, 20 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Akmol[edit]

Harrias talk 14:03, 20 May 2015 (UTC)


Actually, I know nothing about it. I thought this year's is in Mexico City. I don't really have the time even if it is close to home... Yoninah (talk) 16:43, 20 May 2015 (UTC)

@Yoninah: Oh, ok. I'm going, and was just trying to figure out who else was going. Cheers, --Rosiestep (talk) 02:06, 21 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Cassava production in the Democratic Republic of the Congo[edit]

PanydThe muffin is not subtle 01:46, 21 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Cassava production in the Republic of the Congo[edit]

PanydThe muffin is not subtle 01:47, 21 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Lesbia Soravilla[edit]

PanydThe muffin is not subtle 01:49, 21 May 2015 (UTC)

An idea for a GA nomination[edit]


Keeping in mind our previous conversation about potential future collaboration, I think I've found an interesting article relating to yesteryear Los Angeles that might interest you: the Davis Divan. I successfully passed it through DYK a few weeks ago, and I'm curious if you might have any interest in co-nominating it for GA with me. I've never successfully nominated a GA before, and I know that you've passed quite a few, so I'd love to learn from your experience and perspective during the process. If you don't have the time or the interest for this sort of project, I'll completely understand. I just thought that I'd ask. All the best!

Michael Barera (talk) 21:28, 22 May 2015 (UTC)

Hi @Michael Barera: I am so happy, actually, honored, that you stopped by with a GAN suggestion. Unfortunately, though, I know nothing about cars except how to drive them so I don't work on those sorts of articles. But don't let that deter you! When you feel the article is ready, you should nom it at GA and just go through the learning experience of having someone review the article. I think things will go pretty smoothly. Now, if you want to collaborate on an article about a building, please let me know!! I mean it. Best, --Rosiestep (talk) 03:13, 23 May 2015 (UTC)

Dennis Brown is interested in cars I believe.♦ Dr. Blofeld 10:11, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

Mexican feminist authors[edit]

Thanks for translating and working on these recently. I am looking for 6 more so that we can give the lie to one of the repeated claims at WP:Wikipedia has more...

The redlinks at User:Rich Farmbrough/temp116#Yet more are harvested candidates from the Spanish WP - though since I don't read Spanish, they may well be anti-feminists. Would you be interested in seeing if any might be worth bringing over (or already exist under another name)? All the best: Rich Farmbrough23:00, 23 May 2015 (UTC).

Hi @Rich Farmbrough: I looked the articles over and all (or at least most) have solid RS beyond what's in their es articles so I'll get them translated! Just up my alley. :) Are you going to Wikimania? You proposed a talk, right? --Rosiestep (talk) 23:17, 23 May 2015 (UTC)

Thanks Rosie, you are the best! AS to Wikimania it's looking like it will be far too expensive this year. The submission was turned down: I may prepare something to be sent. All the best: Rich Farmbrough18:55, 25 May 2015 (UTC).

DYK for William G. Whittaker[edit]

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 07:17, 24 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Andrés L. Mateo[edit]

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 07:02, 25 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Agriculture in the Republic of the Congo[edit]

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 07:02, 25 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Augusto Nicolás Martínez[edit]

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 18:47, 25 May 2015 (UTC)


DYK nomination of María Luisa Elío[edit]

Symbol question.svg Hello! Your submission of María Luisa Elío at the Did You Know nominations page has been reviewed, and some issues with it may need to be clarified. Please review the comment(s) underneath your nomination's entry and respond there as soon as possible. Thank you for contributing to Did You Know! Yoninah (talk) 00:45, 26 May 2015 (UTC)


Good choice, I've created Template:Location map Colombia Bogotá.Some of them look quite tricky to translate fully, perhaps you could do the main Wetlands of Bogotá fully?♦ Dr. Blofeld 15:33, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

@Dr. Blofeld: I've started Wetlands of Bogotá and I'll go back to it tomorrow. The es article's entire History section is unreferenced so I'm not going to leave that alone as I don't know how much might be original research. Do you want to add the map? Can you add the red dots like in the es article? --Rosiestep (talk) 03:19, 27 May 2015 (UTC)

Thanks, I had a go at a map but it messed up so waiting for Frietjes to add one. I found a common source for the wetlands so sub stubbed them all. Can you flesh them out a bit? Only problem is is that some of the area figures cited in the source differ to those on Spanish wiki :-(♦ Dr. Blofeld 13:32, 27 May 2015 (UTC)

@Dr. Blofeld: Good start. And as those are .edu sources, should be ok. I'll circle back to the articles tonight. --Rosiestep (talk) 14:11, 27 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Sorapiss[edit]

Thanks for helping the project Victuallers (talk) 19:46, 27 May 2015 (UTC)