User talk:WikiWinters

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FIFA World Cup[edit]

Re: your revert and answer. I know what "preliminarily" means, thanks, but it makes no sense in this context. "Team cannot preliminarily advance" is meaningless in itself (they can't advance before they advance? they can't advance earlier than expected? they can't advance before anyone else advances?), and it certainly doesn't convey what it was presumably intended to convey (the team is already mathematically unable to advance despite having games left to play). There has to be a better and less confusing way to say that. ✤ Fosse 8 ✤ 16:01, 24 June 2014 (UTC)

@Fosse8: I completely understand. The word does look awkward in this sense. I only reverted your edit because I thought you might've not thought it was a word due to the way in which you detailed your edit on the history page. --WikiWinters (talk) 17:18, 24 June 2014 (UTC)

Re: Revision of Longest words[edit]

Well, I did two improvements:

  1. removed word "Konstantynopolitańczykowianeczka", because it was ungrammatical (word Konstantynopolitańczyk = 'a man from Constantinople' is correct; word Konstantynopolitańczykówna = obsolete: 'a daughter of a man from Constantinople' also makes sense; but suffix -owianeczka in context means nothing)
  2. added information that dziewięćdziesięciokilkuletniemu is dative case

Thank you for your kind attention --WTM (talk) 16:43, 15 July 2014 (UTC)

Re: Space dust (disambiguation)[edit]

Per Wikipedia:Disambiguation (see also Wikipedia:Disambiguation dos and don'ts), entries on disambiguation pages should link to an article, and not simply be a dictionary definition. lartoven (t·c) 20:38, 1 August 2014 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Disambiguation and Wikipedia:Disambiguation dos and don'ts only apply to pages reserved exclusively for definitions. See Crack. WikiWinters (talk) 20:49, 1 August 2014 (UTC)

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Arthur D. Levinson[edit]

Hello WikiWinters. Your move request for this article will probably close with No Consensus unless someone adds further commentary or data. In a quick Google search I did find some hits for 'Art Levinson' but you didn't mention this in your own move proposal. Consider whether you can add anything more to yuour request at Talk:Arthur D. Levinson#Requested move. To argue COMMONNAME you would need to show that 'Art Levinson' is a more frequent way to refer to this man that 'Arthur D. Levinson.' Thanks, EdJohnston (talk) 16:37, 27 August 2014 (UTC)

@EdJohnston: Fixed. WikiWinters (talk) 22:41, 27 August 2014 (UTC)
@EdJohnston: Could you check out the discussion on the talk page? Perhaps you could provide a third opinion. Thanks. WikiWinters (talk) 15:34, 28 August 2014 (UTC)
I'm not planning to give a third opinion. I often close move discussions as an admin, and occasionally I prod some of the participants to expand their reasoning. Unless someone else joins in (or unless you provide a convincing rebuttal) my guess is that this move request will fail. There is a tendency not to use nicknames in article titles unless they are strongly preferred over the full name by reliable sources. EdJohnston (talk) 16:04, 28 August 2014 (UTC)
Green tickY WikiWinters (talk) 13:48, 29 August 2014 (UTC)

Guayaquil and Libertarianism[edit]

Thanks for notice that the mottoswasn't translated. About the talk in Libertarianism, the NPOV is not solved but some editors believe that it is. --Sageo (talk) 23:14, 30 August 2014 (UTC)

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