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Invitation to a research survey[edit]

Hello Dbachmann, I am Qi Wu, a computer science MS student at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Currently, we are working on a project studying the main article and sub article relationship in a purpose of better serving the Wikipedia article structure. It would be appreciated if you could take 4-5 minutes to finish the survey questions. Thanks in advance! We will not collect any of your personally information.

Thank you for your time to participate this survey. Your response is important for us!


Hi Dbachmann, could you find a source for all the information on the Okonma name article please? None of what's currently written is sourced and the infobox appears to have been vandalized. Also, do you know the reason some name articles use infoboxes and others don't? Thanks, Theo Mandela (talk) 12:44, 12 August 2018 (UTC)

Infoboxes should be used pragmatically, i.e. use it if there is any meaningful and referenced content that can be summarized in them, otherwise don't. In this instance, a "given name" infobox was used in a surname article, so it was misplaced to begin with. --dab (𒁳) 06:44, 27 August 2018 (UTC)

Understood, thanks. Theo Mandela (talk) 08:38, 27 August 2018 (UTC)

Merger discussion for Transhuman [edit]


An article that you have been involved in editing—Transhuman —has been proposed for merging with Posthuman. If you are interested, please participate in the merger discussion. Thank you. Tathar (talk) 07:36, 13 August 2018 (UTC)


Hi Dbachmann, the Stallone surname article is currently formatted as just being the name of the family of Sylvester Stallone ("surname of a Hollywood family"). Can you add a description for the name of Southern Italian (Sicilian [1]) origin as well please?

Also: The Rambo article lists it as an "American surname of Swedish origin", yet the Dictionary of American Family Names says it can be either French or German in origin ([2]). Theo Mandela (talk) 17:20, 16 September 2018 (UTC)

yes, that's peculiar, I have added your reference to the page. [3] --dab (𒁳) 15:50, 7 October 2018 (UTC)

Face-smile.svg Thank you for fixing both articles, much appreciated. Theo Mandela (talk) 20:44, 7 October 2018 (UTC)

Avoid personal comments[edit]

There are unnecessarily personal, derogatory comments towards me in the following talk pages Talk:Mongoloid and Talk:Australoid. Please refer to Wikipedia:No personal attacks. You also suggest that edits are being interfered with which seems in contrast to the advice at WP:OWN. Travelmite (talk) 23:09, 9 October 2018 (UTC)