User talk:Bleddynefans

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Philately WikiProject[edit]

Your edits to Postage stamps and postal history of Palestine prompt me to tell you about the Philately WikiProject which you could join if you are philatelically knowledgeable and interested. Thanks for your input. Cheers ww2censor (talk) 21:07, 6 February 2008 (UTC)

Hi. thanks for helping out with the Palestine article. Would be glad to talk to you more about why I think the overview (Israel and Palestine) article is useful, given the complex history and postal authorities for the area. Thanks. Feel free to reply to my Talk page. HG | Talk 21:21, 6 February 2008 (UTC)
I am happy to see you joined up, so welcome to the Philately WikiProject. Hopefully you have a good time, start many new articles and can contribute lots to the existing ones as we need that. Cheers ww2censor (talk) 21:37, 13 April 2008 (UTC)

PNA postal and postage[edit]

Hi again. Thanks for adding more info to the PNA article. Hopefully I'll work more myself on this set of articles within the month. Be well, HG | Talk 13:26, 24 February 2008 (UTC)

P.S. If you are willing and interested, you can put in an email address (under "my preferences") so that other editors can contact you that way. (You can set up an anonymous gmail or other forwarding account for this purpose.) Let me know if you decide to do so, ok? Take care, HG | Talk 14:48, 24 February 2008 (UTC)
done Bleddynefans (talk) 15:40, 29 February 2008 (UTC)

Israeli POs[edit]

That was an interesting edit on List of postal services abroad, classifying Israeli POs in Palestine as POs abroad. I am not so sure many Israelis would agree with that! ;)> ww2censor (talk) 21:41, 13 April 2008 (UTC)

Whether some Israelis agree or not: post offices controlled by Zahal or Israel Post in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, Gaza, Golan, and Sinai are just that (as it says in the intro of that page): "occupying military powers to establish postal services in the occupied country." I don't think any reasonable mind can object to that. Let's see whether a discussion opens....Bleddynefans (talk) 07:26, 15 April 2008 (UTC)

Disambiguation pages[edit]

Just to spare you some trouble in the future, when editing disambiguation pages (such as Grass (disambiguation)), be sure to follow the manual of style guide. Full links should be visible, and pipes should be avoided. See MOS:DAB. +mt 17:58, 29 May 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for your advice. It's much appreciated.Bleddynefans (talk) 16:53, 31 May 2008 (UTC)

Minor item[edit]

Greetings. In the Postal History article, I noticed this: "All postal facilities had the status of relay stations, and letters received their postmarks only at the Beirut post office. Markings from Djebel Lubnan have also been discovered, and are believed to have been issued by a relay station at Staura (Lebanon)." I added emphasis on "only" because it seems to be incorrect, since the following sentence shows that another office also used postmarks. But perhaps I'm missing something? thanks, be well, HG | Talk 03:28, 3 June 2008 (UTC)

Spread the word[edit]

There is a discussion about getting more people involved in Philately on Wikipedia. Join the discussion and share your thoughts here. ww2censor (talk) 16:45, 20 July 2008 (UTC)

Spinoff sections, Refs & sources, LOPOITBMOP[edit]

I need to ask you why you separated the sources and references into separate sections in both List of postal rates in the British Mandate of Palestine‎ and List of post offices in the British Mandate of Palestine‎ when this is the better way to associate the references with their own sources. Personally I prefer the combination of the two related items in one section, rather than the disassociated method of having two separated section heads. BTW, good to see you made some small edits for clarity. Did you also want to make a short summary paragraph on the main page? If, so please add it.

BTW, I an going to section off the Ottoman post offices and rates also, but would like your input as to the naming we might use. List of Ottoman post offices in Palestine and List of Ottoman postal rates in Palestine or List of post offices during the Ottoman rule in Palestine and List of postal rates during the Ottoman rule in Palestine? Thanks (I post in one place to keep a discussion together, so am watching this page for a while). ww2censor (talk) 19:34, 16 August 2008 (UTC)

Nice additional text. Thanks ww2censor (talk) 15:08, 23 August 2008 (UTC)

Thanks. I'll have to add a few references; soon, if time allows. Bleddynefans (talk) 15:11, 23 August 2008 (UTC)
It already look great. BTW, what are your thoughts about the previous post on the names of the other post office and rates lists? ww2censor (talk) 15:24, 23 August 2008 (UTC)
Sorry! Didn't realize I hadn't answered yet....
List of Ottoman post offices in Palestine and List of Ottoman postal rates in Palestine are done and may need a review to see if I missed any references or sources. The main article might still need a short summary paragraph that I hope you will provide. Cheers ww2censor (talk) 05:10, 25 August 2008 (UTC)

I've done some edits on the three pages concerned today. Result: List of Ottoman post offices in Palestine has somehow lost its pure list-character. Maybe I moved to much info??? Bleddynefans (talk) 17:27, 29 August 2008 (UTC)

With the amount of prose now in the article it might more appropriately be renamed as Ottoman post offices in Palestine. ww2censor (talk) 15:53, 1 September 2008 (UTC)

Confused[edit]

Hello there. I was slightly confused at this edit as it references a date that has not yet passed. Could you clarify that? Thank-you. Seraphim♥Whipp 10:40, 27 August 2008 (UTC)

You seem to confuse the date a UK chart gets published (Sunday) and the date that chart is actually dated (the Saturday after publication). This has been UK tradition since 1960. So last Sunday's Top 40 is officially "The Official UK Singles Chart for the week ending 30 August 2008". Have a look here: [1]. Bleddynefans (talk) 17:51, 27 August 2008 (UTC)

Capital of the Palestinian Authority[edit]

Stop changing the capital of the Paletstinian Authority to Jerusalem. Jerusalem isn't the capital since it's not under Palestinian authority or sovereignty, not de facto or de jure. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Fipplet (talkcontribs) 10:48, 1 September 2008

I tell you: stop vandalising that page. There's a discussion now underway, any serious attempt to clarify that disputed section is welcome.
PS: you claim that Israel has de jure sovereignty over East Jerusalem?Bleddynefans (talk) 09:23, 3 September 2008 (UTC)

Metallica UK chart references[edit]

It is unnessesary to reference every single song with the same citation. All it needs is one citation at the top of the UK section, just like it is for every other chart. There's no need to give that chart special attention. MiTfan3 (talk) 17:56, 10 September 2008 (UTC)

You're problem is this: the source you reinstated at the top of the listing does not list any chart place outside the Top 40, so you will not find a chart position for three of the last four singles (those that failed to make the UK Top 40).
By deleting my references you have should have also deleted those chart positions itself, because they are now unreferenced. Bleddynefans (talk) 08:19, 13 September 2008 (UTC)

Spurious?[edit]

You think that my claim, which isnt bullshit, it can be confirmed with this: Clones (song), is spurios? Its essential and important to know that Clones was actually the first number one, and whatever that other one is called is the first PUBLIC number one. also, the only reason i put that reference there was because there is no official chart that says it because it wasnt released to the public until June 23, when the number one came out from public downloads. i explained that in my claim. --J miester25 (talk) 04:19, 10 April 2009 (UTC)

Check this please: Clones (song)#Claims about #1 in the Download chart. It remains un unvalidated claim, unless you reference your sources. Bleddynefans (talk) 08:40, 10 April 2009 (UTC)
If i put that in there myself, i wouldve referenced it. but since there was no reference on that claim, i couldnt find a vaulable source. i also think its important, so i put a website that kind of went along with what i said on the #1 chart. i agree it that it sucked as a reference. --J miester25 (talk) 16:51, 12 April 2009 (UTC)

ChartsPlus[edit]

Hello! I was checking Santigold discography and I noticed you referenced her UK chart positions with a physical copy of the ChartsPlus magazine back in August, 2009. I'm trying to promote Ashley Tisdale discography to FA but I'm having a problem with the reference I'm using for UK chart: Chart-Stats.com. Since its reliability has not been confirmed yet, I'm looking for alternate references. I did not find any other reliable digital archive so I decided to look for physical references, such as ChartsPlus and Music Week. The main problem is that I've no idea about where I can find the exact informations about the issues for each charted song - issue number, page, etc. So I'm here asking you if you can help me. Do you still remember where have you find this informations? Do you have those physical copies? I'm really needing help. Thanks a lot, waiting for your reply. Decodet (talk) 00:54, 7 November 2009 (UTC)

Try these very reliable sources:
There are other sites, like achart or everyhit.com or polyhex.com, but they don't all cover full Top 200 charts.
ChartsPlus have an index to their issues here: [5]. The Singles Top 200 is covered on pages 1-4, the albums 5-8. You can get a sample copy from the website, and individual copies are for purchase there.
  1. Tisdale Ashley Kiss The Girl Walt Disney/EMI -- ; USWD10629558 ; CATCO919489 29.01.2007 137
  2. Tisdale Ashley He Said She Said Warner Bros. -- ; USWB10606350 ; CD ann(3.12.07) 15.10.2007 198
  3. Tisdale & Lucas Grabeel Ashley I Want It All Walt Disney/EMI -- ; USWD10834839 20.10.2008 95
  4. Tisdale Ashley It's Alright, It's OK Warner Bros. -- ; USWB10900799 ; USWB10901314 ; CATCO148541770 25.05.2009 107
info above are release (not chart dates; add 12 days for taht) and ENTRY positions, not peaks. Hope that helps. Bleddynefans (talk) 18:13, 7 November 2009 (UTC)
Those was really helpful, thanks! ChartsPlus is now being used as the UK refenrece on the discography. Decodet (talk) 18:43, 7 November 2009 (UTC)
The refs to ChartsPlus should be from no. 371 Liverpool: UKChartPlus, only before that is Milton Keynes: IQ Ware Ltd correct. Bleddynefans (talk) 09:37, 8 November 2009 (UTC)
Hm, I didn't know that, I just corrected the refs, thanks! Decodet (talk) 13:28, 8 November 2009 (UTC)

Scottish Singles and Albums[edit]

Hi. I declined your CSD tag on Scottish Singles and Albums since it seems like a plausible search term for the actual chart. Let me know if you disagree. Olaf Davis (talk) 10:51, 11 April 2010 (UTC)

Band of Horses[edit]

Thanks a lot for the chart positions of the 1st 2 album. Where do you get the info? I'm a bit of a chart nerd so would be very interested to have a look at the source. Hope you don't mind but I changed the date formats back to match the format of other dates in the article. Let me know about the charts stuff though, thanks again Iangurteen (talk) 16:35, 25 April 2010 (UTC)

Further to my earlier comment, thanks for adding the citation. Are these extended (top 200) UK charts available for free anywhere on the web? Iangurteen (talk) 07:24, 27 April 2010 (UTC)

No, free on the web is only the Top 100 at OCC, beyond that the Top 200 is exclusive to ChartsPlus. There are annual summaries at zobbel, upto last year only.Bleddynefans (talk) 17:12, 27 April 2010 (UTC)

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UKChartsPlus[edit]

Hi there! This might be kinda random, but I noticed you added chart peaks below 100 to the Glee Cast discography article about a year ago, from ChartsPlus. I was wondering: do you still have access to this publication? If so, there are several peaks I would like to ask you about. Thanks in advance! :) Yves (talk) 22:20, 20 March 2011 (UTC)

New Wales Coast Path WikiProject[edit]

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