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Roman calendar[edit]

Please see September (Roman month) for how to decline the Latin name of the months from September to December. There are specific examples under September (Roman month)#Dates. Cynwolfe (talk) 22:03, 3 September 2013 (UTC)

Talkback[edit]

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Hydrology[edit]

You recently restored, and then modified slightly, an edit by 117.193.221.118. The original edit was a verbatim copy from the UGS web-site, which although not itself a breach of copyright nevertheless it is highly undesirable for Wikipedia to being a mirror of another site , especially without the source being acknowledged. Your revised text still has considerable sections of identical text to the source web-site. This particular IP has also dumped a great slab of cut and paste material into Groundwater which has been reverted. This is not an editing pattern to be encouraged.  Velella  Velella Talk   00:31, 21 January 2014 (UTC)

I'll clean up some more and source the material at groundwater if the IP doesn't in the next day or so. The material is useful, though it does need some rewriting to be properly encyclopedic, and my edits didn't do a full job of that. I'm not going to mess with the hydrology article. Argyriou (talk) 00:39, 21 January 2014 (UTC)

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Re: Marion Zimmer Bradley edits by Moira Greyland[edit]

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geotechdata.info[edit]

Well if they keep doing it there is always the spam Blacklist.©Geni (talk) 19:43, 30 April 2015 (UTC)

A cookie for you![edit]

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Portland cement[edit]

Portland cement is a patented product only used in a few specific engineering situations, not usually in home construction. Portland cement posts are quite obviously designed to advertise Portand cement incorrectly as the only pozzolan across wiki subjects cement, concrete and pozzolan. If wiki policy allows advertising then I am wrong. I have also included a post from an article of a published author. Please let me if that information is allowed. OldyJohn. — Preceding unsigned comment added by OldyJohn (talkcontribs) 02:09, 21 July 2015 (UTC)

You're wrong. Portland cement was invented in 1824, and even if it were patented back then, the patent expired over a century ago. "Portland Cement" is the generic term for a hydraulic cement which has calcium, aluminum, and silicon oxides in a form which creates calcium-aluminum-silicates when mixed with water. Portland cement is not a pozzolan, though its manufacture can include pozzolans. Argyriou (talk) 02:16, 21 July 2015 (UTC)

Reference errors on 22 July[edit]

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Moving Burma to Myanmar - new 2015 poll[edit]

You participated in a Burma RM in the past so I'm informing you of another RM. I hope I didn't miss anyone. New move attempt of Burma>Myanmar Fyunck(click) (talk) 08:16, 7 August 2015 (UTC)

A Barnstar for you![edit]

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I award you this Copy Editor's Barnstar for insisting on clear, comprehensible, and grammatically correct articles. For your great efforts on the Bethel, Alaska page! Bravo!!! Juneau Mike (talk) 16:25, 6 November 2015 (UTC)

ANI post[edit]

Thanks for finding and reporting that. Per WP:EMERGENCY, I've emailed the WMF, who have people on staff who evaluate these kind of things and decide what to do. To keep this low-key, I've removed your post from ANI. --Floquenbeam (talk) 19:14, 30 November 2015 (UTC)

Thank you. The edit was made almost exactly 48 hours before I noticed it; I hope it wasn't too late. Argyriou (talk) 19:19, 30 November 2015 (UTC)
I hope so too, but 99%+ of the time these are false alarms, so don't stress about it. Now that the WMF has a system in place to deal with this stuff, I report things like this out of an abundance of caution. They're likely to have better judgement than me. --Floquenbeam (talk) 19:28, 30 November 2015 (UTC)

"Fixing" archiving[edit]

Hello, you summarized this edit with "fix archiving, I hope". The archiving is not broken. The root cause is that apparently {{ESp}} is supposed to be substed, but there is no mistake-proofing for this at edit time, so the fix is to run a bot every few years to ensure that it is, effectively "refreshing" stale discussions. In other words, the unarchived discussions from 2010, left unmolested, would have been archived on the third anniversary (26297 hours) of the bot subst (January 18, 2014 → January 18, 2017). Also, just for the record, breaking up the ClueBot III parameters into separate lines has no effect on its behavior. I am glad to see that you use date-based archiving, however, as I believe it to be the best option for low-volume talk pages. -- DanielPenfield (talk) 22:34, 28 December 2015 (UTC)

So if I change the archiving schedule to less than one year, the things which have been changed more than a year ago (such as those edits) will be archived? I changed the archive interval to 3000 hours (125 days) in my recent edits. I'm not familiar with ClueBot's inner workings, so I don't know if it's going to wait until 2017, or if it will at some time go back and archive anything that hasn't been edited since August 25.
It also appears that ClueBot is not functioning properly right now, either. If it's not fixed soon, I might switch the talk page to lowecase sigma bot. Argyriou (talk) 22:56, 28 December 2015 (UTC)
So if I change the archiving schedule to less than one year, the things which have been changed more than a year ago (such as those edits) will be archived? Yes.
I don't know if it's going to wait until 2017, or if it will at some time go back and archive anything that hasn't been edited since August 25. In my experience, if you wait anywhere from a few hours to a few days, ClueBot III will do its work as advertised. If you want something immediate, you can always manually archive the discussions.
Note: "left unmolested" means "if you hadn't changed the age parameter". You changed the age parameter, so ClueBot III will honor those changes.
It also appears that ClueBot is not functioning properly right now. ClueBot III properly archived this page four hours ago. If you are patient, ClueBot III will do as you have directed in your updates to its template on Talk:List of multi-level marketing companies. -- DanielPenfield (talk) 23:28, 28 December 2015 (UTC)

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Testifying to Tom McClintock's abilities[edit]

Tom McClintock's page on Wikipedia has ample evidence of his legislative efforts and accomplishments. There is more, but I am not in possession of those citations. The information I wanted to add was tp testify as to his abilities that led to his success in being elected and holding office. Most of the other biographical pages on Wikipedia include information on conditions and events in the person's life that impacted his or her career and are included with out citations. Many people running for public office need improvement in the manner in which they deliver their message to voters. Tom McClintock's participation in Toastmasters was part of preparation for being effective in politics. The insert was positive and complementary. I'm sure that if McClintock were asked, he would confirm his speaking assignments in those early days in Thousand Oaks, California. If he read his Wikipedia page, he would be pleased people remember. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 47.150.34.242 (talk) 19:58, 20 January 2017 (UTC)