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Schleswig[edit]

Hi Valentinian, good to see you back, sorry to see you're still experiencing the same kind of POV pushing that made you leave. I hope [1] this was a right action, I just presumed removing that was an accident. If not, please feel free to revert my edit. Regards, Finn Rindahl (talk) 22:26, 27 April 2008 (UTC)

No, that one was fine (and thanks for your other message as well. I'm busy IRL at the moment, and I never got around to answering it.) I just don't feel inclined to waste any more of my life on German nationalists and their Dane-bashing. But I guess these things will just never change, and this is one of the main reasons why Wikipedia will never evolve into anything that can be relied upon for any serious purpose, and why I don't belong on this project anymore. Valentinian T / C 22:36, 27 April 2008 (UTC)
My experience: the trick is to engage with such people in the right moment. Don't do it just before Monday when you have to work IRL because then the problem editors interfere with other kinds of everyday stress.--Berig (talk) 04:43, 28 April 2008 (UTC)
Yeah, I agree with that. In many disputes I've had, simply waiting for a few weeks usually did the trick... —Nightstallion 13:21, 3 May 2008 (UTC)
Are you able to read this? Yours' --Ulamm (talk) 20:36, 4 May 2008 (UTC)
Welcome back! Illegitimi non carborundum. — Robert Greer (talk) 18:01, 9 May 2008 (UTC)

"Slesvig" in the Great Danish Encyclopedia[edit]

In Danish wikipedia "(Hertugdømmet) Slesvig" and "Sønderjylland" are described as synonyms. Is it the same in the Great Danish Encyclopedia? If they are, it would be a helpful information for improving German wikipedia.--Ulamm (talk) 16:47, 9 May 2008 (UTC)+Ulamm (talk) 21:55, 9 May 2008 (UTC)

Swedish heraldry[edit]

Valentinian, I am working on expanding the Swedish heraldry article a bit, and I would greatly appreciate it if you could take another look over the article and help me find appropriate references for inline citations (such as in the lead). Thank you! Wilhelm meis (talk) 00:49, 28 June 2008 (UTC)

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Replaceable fair use Image:Milinkevich.jpg[edit]

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Culture of Denmark[edit]

Valentinian, I see that some time back you tagged Culture of Denmark as part of the Danish project. In this connection, I wonder if you would like to take a look at the current version and see whether you agree with my feeling that it should now be class B. I would also appreciate it if you took a look at the article Art of Denmark on which I have now been working for a couple of weeks. Perhaps you would also like to tag it and give a preliminary assessment. Thanks.-Ipigott (talk) 15:49, 21 December 2008 (UTC)

Foreign heraldry blazons[edit]

Oyez, oyez! Greetings and blessings upon all to whom these presents shall concern: the honor of your presence is humbly requested by WikiProject Heraldry and Vexillology, that your thoughts may enrich and enlighten our discussion of non-English blazonry at Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Heraldry and vexillology/Style guide for foreign blazons. The purpose of this discussion is to craft a guide to presenting blazons translated from foreign languages in a style that is clear and consistent. The fruits of this discussion will amend Wikipedia:Blazon as the portion of this guide dealing specifically with foreign-language blazons. Active discussion is expected to resume by the end of this week. Thank you and good day! Wilhelm_meis (talk) 12:18, 7 July 2009 (UTC)

Eric of Pomerania[edit]

I notice you have been a contributor here, and you might want to have a look at Talk:Eric VII of Denmark#undiscussed move back to Eric of Pomerania. There will also be talk of some other page moves (other early Danish and Swedish kings). Cheers! Wilhelm_meis (talk) 15:03, 8 August 2009 (UTC)

Klengenberg[edit]

One of his great granddaughters said thanks for the information. Enter CambridgeBayWeather, waits for audience applause, not a sausage 17:12, 11 December 2009 (UTC)

Unreferenced BLPs[edit]

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Proposed deletion of Elma Ross[edit]

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Crown and coat of arms of Denmark[edit]

Thank you for taking such an interest in the artwork. I have edited all the modern coat of arms of the Danish Royal Family to leave only two tassels as you have pointed out to me. I must thank you for all the information you have provided for me, in fact I wished I had them earlier. I totally understand and appreciated the fact that you wished the user-created coat of arms to be as close to the original as possible, however as you can see from many of my work, I have not always been able to follow this ethos. What I do believe is that no matter how good a user-created work is, It can never replace an original, therefore I have never set out to out-do the original work or to replace it. What I do is to create a SVG version, which in accordance with the blazon is entirely correct and accurate as well as encyclopaedic: So that it serves its purpose here on Wikipedia to illustrate and illuminate (that is the best I can hope for really). Best Regards and Thank you. Sodacan (talk) 16:21, 24 March 2010 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Peter Munch[edit]

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WikiProject Dacia[edit]

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Hej! Har du planer den 18. august?[edit]

Eller kan jeg lokke dig med til mødet med Odense Bys Museer? Det vil jo ikke gøre noget, hvis det også kunne være en chance for at møde andre wikipedianere... --Palnatoke (talk) 19:45, 19 July 2011 (UTC)

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Swedish heraldry FAC[edit]

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Heraldry and Vexillology project[edit]

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Odense[edit]

Hi Valentinian. I realize you don't spend as much time on Wikipedia as you used to but as an inhabitant of Odense and a former contributor to the article, I thought you might be able to help us with the current work we are doing on the article. In our efforts to bring articles on the larger Danish cities up to GA level, we have already handled Copenhagen, Aalborg and Esbjerg and hope we can now substantially improve coverage of Odense.--Ipigott (talk) 07:53, 29 June 2014 (UTC)