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Crypt One, buried April 28, 2004[edit]

Hello Eric, welcome to Wikipedia. Good work on Vista, California. It's nice to see that updated by a human as it was originally entered by a robot! Here are some useful links in case you haven't already found them;

If you have any questions, see the help pages, add a question to the village pump or ask me on my talk page. I hope you enjoy editing here and being a Wikipedian!

Angela 03:36, Oct 5, 2003 (UTC)

Yes, you are doing it right! About making the change so soon- you'll find that quite often happens. Lots of people just watch recent changes to find new things to edit so changes, possibly by more than one person, can occur within seconds. There isn't much that goes through unnoticed! Sorry about spelling your name wrong before. :) Angela 04:25, Oct 5, 2003 (UTC)

LOOK d00d I DID SOMETHING. :-P -flyingcats

Good job! Now do a user page. -Branddobbe
No. -flyingcats
Sary Sary, quite contrary. -Branddobbe

Hi, is there any particular reason why you change the stubnotes to the "msg:" format? Just wondering. --snoyes 07:13, 13 Jan 2004 (UTC)

Hey, Morris. Yeah, I just got an account a few days ago. I'm doing all right, aside from a little sickness. How's it going with you? -- Djinn112 03:10, Jan 23, 2004 (UTC)

I fear I may disrupt the classic 5-Act Shakespearean nature of your page by commenting. Anyway, you're on my watchlist because you fixed some typos on a Star Trek page I made. Thanks.

Oops. Well, it's okay now; I put an article up at Mike Doughty, so it works all right. -- Djinn112 23:13, Feb 1, 2004 (UTC)

The official part of the Deletion policy doesn't say there is a limit on who can vote. The proposed part of the policy says "A user's votes will be considered valid if that user has been registered at least one week before the listing, and has at least 25 non-minor article edits logged". Personally, I accept all votes if they appear to be made in good faith - ie - they don't seem to be new accounts created for the purpose of StuffingTheBallotBox. Angela. 20:10, Feb 3, 2004 (UTC)

I've rewritten the introduction to List of English words with frequent misuse, I believe that the article is now NPOV enough for wikipedia, and it is a useful resource. Please spare its pitiful life! fabiform | talk 07:41, 5 Feb 2004 (UTC)

Sniff. Did you read my beautiful examples of how to use the verbs lay and lie? Such artistry! So you don't think that the new introduction is better? All it really claims is that if you write any of the "incorrect" phrases in an essay you'll get it marked as wrong (which I believe is true). It clearly points out that language evolves. I thought the introduction was fair and balanced. But I wont nag you any further. Sniff. fabiform | talk 08:09, 5 Feb 2004 (UTC)


On the Greg the Bunny talkpage, you said just that. Why???? -- user:zanimum

On Talk:Dan Savage, I assume from your "What" that you are confused on "Keenan Hollohan". I've explained there. -- Jmabel 23:04, 16 Feb 2004 (UTC)

It's not on my watchlist, but I do look at it often. It seems to me that we have some common interests, and I've found a lot of articles interesting to me from your Contributions page. -- Djinn112 01:55, Feb 17, 2004 (UTC)

Hello, why do you put in two versions of your images. The syntax [[image:bla.jpg|thumb|Text]] allows you to automatically generate a smaller image version (width:180px) and [[image:bla.jpg|thumb|300px|Text]] allows you to generate one with a width of 300px. And, what is good in Aurich, Lower Saxony? :-) Stern 18:00, 22 Feb 2004 (UTC)

Ack ack! Another disruption!

Anyway, I quite like the table you've set up on the individual Star Trek episode pages. My question on the talk page was just one of curiosity. People have created simple messages that can be cut and pasted onto "collective" pages like episode lists. For example, the bottom of the 2001: A Space Odyssey article features a table created by the simple code {{msg:spaceodyssey}}. Some of these messages are listed at Wikipedia:MediaWiki_custom_elements. I'm not quite sure how this is done, but I think it might be useful for the List of Star Trek TNG episodes.

Acegikmo1 21:13, Mar 8, 2004 (UTC)

Hi Branddobbe - I've put a notice on the Requests for protection, and I'm trying to locate a sysop in the meantime to freeze the page. Annoying, isn't it? And it's not like it's even a new issue. -- Kwekubo 00:30, 13 Mar 2004 (UTC)

Nope, not right now. I reinstalled my OS a few months ago and haven't downloaded it again yet. I'll probably get it tonight or tomorrow. -- Djinn112 05:02, Mar 14, 2004 (UTC)

Now I do. I found an AIM client that I think I like (pork), but I'm still learning how to use it. -- Djinn112 00:43, Mar 15, 2004 (UTC)

Thanx for reminding me about Alexander. And thanx for writing the page on him. ShutterBugTrekker 22:22, 16 Mar 2004 (UTC)

Greetings. Your talk page is pretty sweet. Rock on, dude. -- Aeinome 20:25, Mar 27, 2004 (UTC)

Happy birthday, Eric. Also, is what's at the same as what was at before you put the Neighborhood Watch picture up? I recognize some of the pictures, but the flow of it seems different. Anyway, I enjoyed it. -- Djinn112 22:17, Mar 27, 2004 (UTC)

Crypt Two, buried October 18, 2005[edit]

Disneyland past attractions[edit]

I started working on List of past Disneyland attractions from memory but it's way too late and I've spent too much time and I'm going to bed. Elf | Talk 06:32, 26 May 2004 (UTC)

Good list of past attractions. Any reason it couldn't just be put into the article w/out descriptions? Elf | Talk 15:06, 26 May 2004 (UTC)
Sorry about user page /Temporary; since it looked like a repository for info to go onto the page & had questions, it seemed like the place to answer. I'll do it on the talk page next time if I have more to add.


Ha! I knew this page was around somewhere; check it out if you haven't already: Yesterland. Elf | Talk 00:39, 27 May 2004 (UTC)

The Children's Hour[edit]

Thanks for the note about The Children's Hour - there was a wiki link to it on the Radio 4 comedy section which needed re-directing to the new page ; have sorted it out now though -- Zaphod Beeblebrox 21:33, 4 Jul 2004 (UTC)

Hello, I noticed your page in [ wiki sex site], and thought to greet you. At the moment we are in three working there. Not much, but better than nothing. Oh we also have two stories on the way!

User page on Norwegian wiki[edit]

  I just came by your user page on the Norwegian wiki. Thought I should just drop a couple of comments.
  In your picture text, you have written "Jeg" which translates to "I". It would be more appropriate to write "Meg" (in english: "me") or "Dette er et bilde av meg." (in English: "This is a picture of me").
  Another comment is on the word "unnskyld", which quite correctly means "I'm sorry". But used like that, it would be more appropriate to use the word "Beklager". Whereas "unnskyld" is more like "I'm sorry I did that to you", "beklager" is better to use when trying to say "I'm sorry I can't help you out".


Cheers, Mendalus 21:35, 22 Jul 2004 (UTC)

"Disneyland Park"[edit]

I'm sorry if I was too snippy with my edits to change "Disneyland Park" to Disneyland. You're right that there are a couple of places on the Disney web site itself which refers to the place as "Disneyland Park"; but there are many more places which don't have the "Park" in the name, so I'm inclined to believe the true name of the park is simply "Disneyland" but that even WDC is confused as to the proper name to use. You've inspired me to note this in Disneyland. :) - Brian Kendig 01:42, 9 Aug 2004 (UTC)

Hello, the reason they use the phrase "Disneyland park" is that it is required for purposes of protecting their trademark. To remain valid, trademarks must always be used as an adjective, never as a noun. I have added an explanation to the Disneyland page. Johntex 07:23, 14 Jan 2005 (UTC)


Greetings! Stumbled upon your user page looking at Sealand and recognized your name from RinkWorks -- I haven't been there in... probably 4 years, but I used to post/chat as Fobulis, and I just thought I would say hello. And so I have. Enjoyed your writing there, and enjoy it here, too. Mindspillage 21:46, 4 Sep 2004 (UTC)

Perhaps I should... but I already felt like the boards were hard to keep up with when I was in high school and didn't have anything much to do (or, rather, didn't do anything much)! Even here I am merely putting off my senior thesis. :-) Mindspillage

The mediawiki trouble[edit]

Hi. I just saw your posting on Villege Pump regarding mediawiki software. I am not very knowledgeable about it, but there are many who are on Wikitech-l (Wikipedia:Mailing_lists and #mediawiki Wikipedia:IRC. If you still haven't gotten any responce, you should try them. If you already solved the problem, please just ignore this message. Tomos 07:09, 25 Oct 2004 (UTC)

Stranger in a Strange Land[edit]

See my comments on Talk:Group sex. Group sex does not imply the absence of a relationship. It is a description of an activity which is clearly evident in Stranger in a Strange Land, where the definition of group marriage is very loosely defined in the context of being a "water brother" and part of the nest. In any case, the group sex is in the book and should be included on the page. --Viriditas 09:53, 26 Oct 2004 (UTC)

Delete How to learn a language?[edit]

Hi! I saw your name on the linguist field of interest and would like to invite you to participate in the vote for deletion of the How to learn a language. (I am Not asking to keep or delete just vote) . Thanks--Jondel 07:46, 16 Nov 2004 (UTC)

Article Licensing[edit]

Hi, I've started a drive to get users to multi-license all of their contributions that they've made to either (1) all U.S. state, county, and city articles or (2) all articles, using the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike (CC-by-sa) v1.0 and v2.0 Licenses or into the public domain if they prefer. The CC-by-sa license is a true free documentation license that is similar to Wikipedia's license, the GFDL, but it allows other projects, such as WikiTravel, to use our articles. Since you are among the top 1000 Wikipedians by edits, I was wondering if you would be willing to multi-license all of your contributions or at minimum those on the geographic articles. Over 90% of people asked have agreed. For More Information:

To allow us to track those users who muli-license their contributions, many users copy and paste the "{{DualLicenseWithCC-BySA-Dual}}" template into their user page, but there are other options at Template messages/User namespace. The following examples could also copied and pasted into your user page:

Option 1
I agree to [[Wikipedia:Multi-licensing|multi-license]] all my contributions, with the exception of my user pages, as described below:


Option 2
I agree to [[Wikipedia:Multi-licensing|multi-license]] all my contributions to any [[U.S. state]], county, or city article as described below:

Or if you wanted to place your work into the public domain, you could replace "{{DualLicenseWithCC-BySA-Dual}}" with "{{MultiLicensePD}}". If you only prefer using the GFDL, I would like to know that too. Please let me know what you think at my talk page. It's important to know either way so no one keeps asking. -- Ram-Man (comment| talk)

Image:Sinfulness.gif — missing ligature?[edit]

Please respond at the Image talk:Sinfulness.gif... BACbKA 01:10, 11 Dec 2004 (UTC)

As of 2004[edit]

I have reinstated this redirect on American English. Please see Talk:As of 2004 and Wikipedia talk:As of for reasons. Andrewa 12:23, 30 Jan 2005 (UTC)

Thank you for your reply at User talk:Andrewa#As of. I have replied there to preserve the string. Andrewa 14:32, 31 Jan 2005 (UTC)

Hypersexuality != Sex addiction[edit]

Please note: hypersexuality is a well-defined medical symptom that should not be confused with "sex addiction". "Sex addiction" is a pop-psychology term; please don't redirect it to an article on a medical topic. -- Karada 13:53, 25 Apr 2005 (UTC)

lots of edits, not an admin[edit]

Hi - I made a list of users who've been around long enough to have made lots of edits but aren't admins. If you're at all interested in becoming an admin, can you please add an '*' immediately before your name in this list? I've suggested folks nominating someone might want to puruse this list. Thanks. -- Rick Block (talk) 17:17, Jun 12, 2005 (UTC)

Talk:Dewey Decimal Classification[edit]

I have responded to your Dewey question: Talk:Dewey Decimal Classification --Commander Keane 06:22, 20 July 2005 (UTC)

Disney Animation: The Illusion of Life[edit]

I've commented on the article talk page. Regards, --Janke | Talk 21:02, 26 September 2005 (UTC)

Der blaue Engel[edit]

german -> european continental. thats a compromise? ~~

Crypt Three, buried August 5, 2006[edit]

Brown hair[edit]

I've made the move you requested on Wikipedia:Requested moves. I fixed up the article a little bit to go with its new title, but it still needs a lot of work. —Cleared as filed. 04:54, 23 November 2005 (UTC)

Accordionist photo[edit]

Hi there. I like your photo of the the accordionist. I was just wondering which particular Bremen he is performing in? - Dan 19:11, 11 January 2006 (UTC)

No swear words, please[edit]

I was disappointed to see that you had inserted one of the worst swear words into the edit comments for the Flash Gordon article. Oscar 21:04, 3 February 2006 (UTC)


Hey! This is Dylan from GPA. Mrs. Mitchell directed our advisory to your new Guajome page and I was amazed! I made a few changes, but just on stuff you wouldn't really know unless you still went there. I guess you should be one of the first to leave me a message on my Talk page, because no one does. And if you're wondering how I know you, I kind of knew your sister, we went to Germany together.

--CivilCasualty 05:15, 24 February 2006 (UTC)


In case you hadn't noticed, Zentrifugal has been proposed for deletion. NickelShoe (Talk) 17:08, 20 April 2006 (UTC)

in re Sheela Lambert[edit]

where you noted copy edit one section; still needs more work. Thank you SO much for your work to date and yes, it certainly does!

It was started (by me I think) because she was referenced in some other articles I was working on. I took pieces of info from various places, her CV, history of bisexual movement, things googled, etc. intending to distill what was already too much data down to to the essential facts. But never had time to work on it.

Then another person came along and said that s/he would take over as a first major project and did make a start . . . by adding even more data that s/he found (much which was redundant, but that was intended to be combined and pruned into shape). But s/he too was unable to find the time to work on it.

So consequentially, it's in a terrible state of disrepair. It's much, much to long, has repeated and extraneous stuff, etc., etc. I would be SO happy if you wanted to continue and get the thing into shape.

PS bet you thought this would be another complaint!

PPS we have the same birthday, except I was born 27 March 1954.

Thanks CyntWorkStuff 18:03, 27 May 2006 (UTC)

I do know that right now her entry reads more like an "Activist's Resume" than a proper Wikipedia entry, I'm just grateful that the "bisexual patrol" got caught up in some other drama and did not busily eradicate this one too before it could be fixed, (see rant on my userpage . . LOL).
Ms. Lambert is a bisexual activist from NYC, (also see NYABN). She is in her late 40's the single (divorced? don't know if she was officially married) mother of one son who just graduated from college. She is a a Social Worker and Councilor by training, (don't know where her degree is from or precisely what in but could try to find out if important) so she is properly credentialed for the work she does around those issuers (report for City of NY Delivery of Health Services to Bisexual Community, working with GLAAD to make Information Packets, et. at.)[1].
Lambert's claims to notability are that she is one of the people who after about twelve (12) years of dogged work [2] got the major NYC "Gay" institutions (Pride Parade/Festival, Community Center & Film Festival) to acknowledge the existence/validity of and to change their names to include the entire LGBT community, (which was pretty ridiculous, particularly in the case of the Parade/Festival since it were created by a bisexual person, who as it changed from a rag-tag, militant, street activism type thing to the relatively slick Corporate & NYC Tourism Board production it is today [3] found herself and her community "erased" from the entire event).
In addition to being important in and of itself to the people who lived in NYC, this work Lambert participated in is quite significant because many other in the region (possibly beyond?) looked to the NYC Gay institutions to set the tone of acceptance in their own communities.
Also some people who were members of/leaders of these same "Gay" groups have since gone on to work in/head some of the big national LGBT rights groups, etc. So they then took with them these lessons of tolerance and inclusion that were so laboriously and painfully learned (or in the case of some people forcibly taught . . . dare I say 'rammed down their throats?') in NYC.
In recent years Lambert has gone on to expand her activism to a National (as a senior organizer with Bialogue which now frequently partners with BiNet USA, BRC, GLAAD, Gay and Lesbian Task Force, HRC, et. al) and international (she started Bi Writers Association [4] which now has an international membership) and one of the first US LGBT Groups to this year endorse International Day Against Homophobia.
An addition al minor point (or maybe not so minor if you are a media person) is that she was the first openly "Out & Proud" Bisexual person to work on NYC's "Gay" TV programs and also produced what as far as is known, the first ever TV show for the Bisexual community itself. CyntWorkStuff 16:14, 31 May 2006 (UTC)
Hi, I wondered if you were still interested in 'Wikifying' this article before it is pounced on. Thanks CyntWorkStuff 19:37, 5 August 2006 (UTC)



Bun je ech in stoat plattduuts te sprekken of bun je allene moar interessant aan 't doan? Moi, hè, Geus 00:45, 23 June 2006 (UTC)

Sorry, I was testing you, because of your nds-1 box. My frustration about people adding boxes while knowing nothing about the other language. My excuses, please consider not written. Geus 00:14, 24 June 2006 (UTC)
Excuses accepted, I guess. Geus 21:44, 24 June 2006 (UTC)

Fair-use image removed from your user page[edit]

Hello, Branddobbe. I've removed Image:Slcflag.jpg from User:Branddobbe/Personal/Cities, as it is a copyrighted image that is being used under a claim of fair use. Unfortunately, by Wikipedia policies, no fair-use images can be used on user pages; please see Wikipedia:Removal of fair use images. This image has not been deleted from any articles. If you have any questions, please let me know. —Bkell (talk) 23:25, 3 July 2006 (UTC)

It does seem a little strange to me that flags can be copyrighted, but they are works of art like anything else. Many of the flag images on Wikipedia are under free licenses, but Image:Slcflag.jpg is not, according to the copyright tag on its image description page. —Bkell (talk) 14:10, 4 July 2006 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/List of Sci Fi Channel (United States) programs[edit]

Ello there, Eric.. I'd rather like for you to give your input on the future of List of Sci Fi Channel (United States) programs since it may invariably suffer the same fate as Other films aired on The SciFi Channel, so please do so if time permits. It's a rather pertinant piece of information concerning the Sci Fi Channel, so its demise will prolly compromise the article quite alot. DrWho42 22:16, 4 July 2006 (UTC)

Crypt Four, buried July 1, 2007[edit]

image on nds[edit]

Hello Branddobbe, you uploaded a picture of you on nds (nds:Bild:User Branddobbe.jpg). I am at the moment trying either to move all images there to Commons or delete them, cause nds shall not provide any images for its own in the future. Before I move your picture to Commons I wanted to ask you, whether this is okay for you (or perhaps you want to do it yourself). --::Slomox:: >< 20:57, 9 September 2006 (UTC)

WikiProject Heraldry and vexillology[edit]

Since you are interested in flags and emblems I would like to inform you that the WikiProject Heraldry and vexillology has just been created. Why not take a look? I hope you can join.Inge 20:09, 15 September 2006 (UTC)

WikiProject South Park[edit]

I have thought of creating a WikiProject for South Park since it is now near its' 10th anniversary and has more articles than ever. I feel we could all do the following things through this project:

  • Cleanup any short/poorly written/unformatted articles
  • Merge/lengthen the many character articles
  • Improve the South Park main page

I have seen your South Park fan template and wondered if you were interested in joining. If so reply to my talk page and I'll get back to you as quick as I can. Thanks, Mr. Garrison

Image:Aurich city coa.jpg listed for deletion[edit]

An image or media file that you uploaded or altered, Image:Aurich city coa.jpg, has been listed at Wikipedia:Images and media for deletion. Please look there to see why this is (you may have to search for the title of the image to find its entry), if you are interested in it not being deleted. Thank you.

Episode article naming[edit]

Hiya, we're currently discussing the issue of naming episode articles, over at Wikipedia_talk:Naming conventions (television). I saw that you'd been involved in a similar discussion about the Star Trek articles, so since the results of our discussion will quite probably directly impact the Star Trek articles, I wanted to make sure you were invited.  :) --Elonka 00:27, 15 November 2006 (UTC)

California County Route templates[edit]

Hi - silly question, probably, but I was just wondering why you're using stub metatemplates to make your new California County Route templates. They're obviously not stub templates, but they're showing up in some of the sweeps of new stub templates that the stub sorting wikiproject runs. If you look at the code of the top of your new templates, they all start with "<div class="boilerplate metadata" id="stub">" - they shouldn't have the stub ID (not sure what they should have, mind you... but it shouldn't be stub!). It's not a biggie, but it is a bit confusing. Cheers, Grutness...wha? 08:38, 26 December 2006 (UTC)

Mmmm. Good question. i'm not sure what you'd change it to. Most similar templates seem to start from {{Infobox road}} (have a look at an article like California State Route 229, for instance) - but that would mean starting them from scratch. I don't think there's too big a problem with leaving it as stub - as I said, it's not a biggie. Grutness...wha? 23:05, 26 December 2006 (UTC)


Hey, I saw your edit to Bisexual pornographic movie, and I've seen you on other history pages, so I'd like to invite you to join WikiProject LGBT studies - we would be delighted to have you on board! Dev920 (Have a nice day!) 22:52, 29 January 2007 (UTC)

Oh right, sorry about that, I don't generally look at the top of people's talkpages. Thankyou for your reply. Dev920 (Have a nice day!) 05:40, 31 January 2007 (UTC)

U.S. Roads Newsletter Issue #1[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 1

USRD Newsletter - Issue 2[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 2

USRD Newsletter - Issue 3[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 3

Active user verification[edit]

Hello, Branddobbe. Due to the high number of inactive users at WP:USRD, we are asking that you verify that you are still an active contributor of the project. To do so, please add an asterisk (*) after your name on Wikipedia:WikiProject U.S. Roads/Newsletter/List. Users without one by the next issue in 2 weeks will be removed off the list and off the respective road projects as well. If you have any questions, please contact me on my talk page. Thanks. TMF Let's Go Mets - Stats 20:17, 10 March 2007 (UTC)

USRD Newsletter - Issue 4[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 4

USRD Newsletter - Issue 5[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 5


I know, but it wouldn't allow that since the page already existed. It was originally under that title and someone moved it to the new one of "Linda and Andy Wachowski" so I tried to move it back but an error message popped up saying I couldn't do it. So, for the time being, I cut and pasted and informed the admins so that they could get it done properly. Konman72 07:16, 13 April 2007 (UTC)

USRD Newsletter - Issue 6[edit]

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USRD Newsletter - Issue 7[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 7

Image:Dexter Remmick.jpg[edit]

Hello, Branddobbe. An automated process has found and removed an image or media file tagged as nonfree media, and thus is being used under fair use that was in your userspace. The image (Image:Dexter Remmick.jpg) was found at the following location: User:Branddobbe/Images/Full. This image or media was attempted to be removed per criterion number 9 of our non-free content policy. The image or media was replaced with Image:NonFreeImageRemoved.svg , so your formatting of your userpage should be fine. Please find a free image or media to replace it with, and or remove the image from your userspace. User:Gnome (Bot)-talk 00:24, 16 May 2007 (UTC)


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USRD Newsletter - Issue 8[edit]

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USRD Newsletter - Issue 9[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 9

Crypt Five, buried September 28, 2008[edit]

USRD Newsletter - Issue 10[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 10

An important letter[edit]

Dear roads editor,

You may have noticed some changes at WP:USRD lately. Some of them, like the cleanup templates and the stub templates, have been astounding and great. Unfortunately, others have been disturbing.

This has become evidenced by the departure of a few prominent editors at USRD, a few RFC's, and much fighting among USRD editors.

After the second RFC, many of us found the opportunity to take a step away from Wikipedia for a while--as a self-imposed wikibreak, or possibly on vacation.

The result of such introspection was that many of us were placing ourselves in a "walled garden" and on a self-imposed pedestal of authority over the roads department. Also, we were being hostile to a few users who were not agreeing with us.

In fact, IRC has been the main incarnation of this "walled garden." Decisions have been made there to conduct grudges and prejudices against a few valued USRD users with poor justification.

For this, we have come to apologize. We have come to ask your forgiveness.

In addition to this, we hope to work as one USRD team from now on and to encourage cooperation instead of the promotion of interests.

All users are welcome to collaborate on IRC, the newsletter, or anywhere else at USRD.

In the future, please feel free to approach us about any issues you may have.


Rschen7754 (talk - contribs) 17:16, 9 August 2007 (UTC)

California State Route 78[edit]

Please be careful when you edit junction tables; some of the edits you made damaged the junction table. --Rschen7754 (talk - contribs) 21:41, 17 August 2007 (UTC)

Replied at my talk... but in short that was a mistake. --Rschen7754 (talk - contribs) 04:07, 18 August 2007 (UTC)

USRD Newsletter - Issue 11[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 11

AfD nomination of List of fictional buildings[edit]

List of fictional buildings, an article you created, has been nominated for deletion. We appreciate your contributions. However, an editor does not feel that List of fictional buildings satisfies Wikipedia's criteria for inclusion and has explained why in the nomination space (see also "What Wikipedia is not" and the Wikipedia deletion policy). Your opinions on the matter are welcome; please participate in the discussion by adding your comments at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/List of fictional buildings and please be sure to sign your comments with four tildes (~~~~). You are free to edit the content of List of fictional buildings during the discussion but should not remove the articles for deletion template from the top of the article; such removal will not end the deletion discussion. Thank you. Eyrian 23:38, 25 August 2007 (UTC)

USRD Newsletter - Issue 12[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 12

USRD Newsletter - Issue 13[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 13

USRD Inactivity check and news report[edit]

Hello, Branddobbe. We had a few urgent matters to communicate to you:

  1. Please update your information at Wikipedia:WikiProject U.S. Roads/Participants, our new centralized participant list. Those who have not done so by October 20th will be removed.
  2. There are important discussions taking place at WT:USRD relating to whether WP:USRD, WP:HWY, or the state projects should hold the "power" in the roads projects.

Regards, Rschen7754 (T C) 23:12, 22 September 2007 (UTC)

USRD Newsletter - Issue 14[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 14

USRD Newsletter - Issue 15[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 15

Image source problem with Image:Neighborhood watch grayscale.jpg[edit]

Image Copyright problem

Thanks for uploading Image:Neighborhood watch grayscale.jpg. I noticed that the file's description page currently doesn't specify who created the content, so the copyright status is unclear. If you did not create this file yourself, you will need to specify the owner of the copyright. If you obtained it from a website, then a link to the website from which it was taken, together with a restatement of that website's terms of use of its content, is usually sufficient information. However, if the copyright holder is different from the website's publisher, their copyright should also be acknowledged.

As well as adding the source, please add a proper copyright licensing tag if the file doesn't have one already. If you created/took the picture, audio, or video then the {{GFDL-self}} tag can be used to release it under the GFDL. If you believe the media meets the criteria at Wikipedia:Non-free content, use a tag such as {{non-free fair use in|article name}} or one of the other tags listed at Wikipedia:Image copyright tags#Fair use. See Wikipedia:Image copyright tags for the full list of copyright tags that you can use.

If you have uploaded other files, consider checking that you have specified their source and tagged them, too. You can find a list of files you have uploaded by following this link. Unsourced and untagged images may be deleted one week after they have been tagged, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. If the image is copyrighted under a non-free license (per Wikipedia:Fair use) then the image will be deleted 48 hours after 21:36, 11 November 2007 (UTC). If you have any questions please ask them at the Media copyright questions page. Thank you. Superm401 - Talk 21:36, 11 November 2007 (UTC)

USRD Newsletter - Issue 16[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 16


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A proposed deletion template has been added to the article K'Ehleyr, suggesting that it be deleted according to the proposed deletion process. All contributions are appreciated, but this article may not satisfy Wikipedia's criteria for inclusion, and the deletion notice should explain why (see also "What Wikipedia is not" and Wikipedia's deletion policy). You may prevent the proposed deletion by removing the {{dated prod}} notice, but please explain why you disagree with the proposed deletion in your edit summary or on its talk page. Also, please consider improving the article to address the issues raised. Even though removing the deletion notice will prevent deletion through the proposed deletion process, the article may still be deleted if it matches any of the speedy deletion criteria or it can be sent to Articles for Deletion, where it may be deleted if consensus to delete is reached. If you agree with the deletion of the article, and you are the only person who has made substantial edits to the page, please add {{db-author}} to the top of K'Ehleyr. Ejfetters 23:33, 30 November 2007 (UTC)

Alexander Rozhenko[edit]

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A proposed deletion template has been added to the article Alexander Rozhenko, suggesting that it be deleted according to the proposed deletion process. All contributions are appreciated, but this article may not satisfy Wikipedia's criteria for inclusion, and the deletion notice should explain why (see also "What Wikipedia is not" and Wikipedia's deletion policy). You may prevent the proposed deletion by removing the {{dated prod}} notice, but please explain why you disagree with the proposed deletion in your edit summary or on its talk page. Also, please consider improving the article to address the issues raised. Even though removing the deletion notice will prevent deletion through the proposed deletion process, the article may still be deleted if it matches any of the speedy deletion criteria or it can be sent to Articles for Deletion, where it may be deleted if consensus to delete is reached. If you agree with the deletion of the article, and you are the only person who has made substantial edits to the page, please add {{db-author}} to the top of Alexander Rozhenko. Ejfetters 23:41, 30 November 2007 (UTC)

USRD Newsletter - Volume 1, Issue 17[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 17

U.S. Roads Newsletter, Issue 1[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 2, Issue 1

Disputed fair use rationale for Image:Dexter Remmick.jpg[edit]

Thanks for uploading Image:Dexter Remmick.jpg. However, there is a concern that the rationale you have provided for using this image under "fair use" may be invalid. Please read the instructions at Wikipedia:Non-free content carefully, then go to the image description page and clarify why you think the image qualifies for fair use. Using one of the templates at Wikipedia:Fair use rationale guideline is an easy way to ensure that your image is in compliance with Wikipedia policy, but remember that you must complete the template. Do not simply insert a blank template on an image page.

If it is determined that the image does not qualify under fair use, it will be deleted within a couple of days according to our criteria for speedy deletion. If you have any questions please ask them at the media copyright questions page. Thank you.BetacommandBot (talk) 21:31, 13 February 2008 (UTC)

USRD Newsletter - Issue 2[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 2, Issue 2

USRD Newsletter - Issue 3[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 2, Issue 3

USRD Newsletter, Issue 4[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 2, Issue 4

CACR participants list[edit]

As discussed at WT:USRD, the participants list at WP:USRD is being split by state. Since your name has "CACR" only, your name has been removed next to your name on the large USRD-wide table, and your name has been added to the CACR specific table. This is part of the lengthy process. If this is in error, please let me know immediately. Regards, Rschen7754 (T C) 05:57, 18 May 2008 (UTC)

Moot point[edit]

Hi, I notice that you recently removed the word "moot" from Vlissingen, Netherlands with the comment "do you actually know what "moot" means". I've no particular interest in the article, but as I read it, moot was being used as per the 2nd def in the OED ("debatable; undecided"). In my (UK) experience the word moot is often used in this way, as shorthand for 'a moot point'. Is it not used in this way in the US? Pterre (talk) 13:44, 12 July 2008 (UTC)

USRD Newsletter, Issue 5[edit]

Apologies for the late delivery; this is the June edition.

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 2, Issue 5

USRD Newsletter, Issue 6 (FINAL EDITION)[edit]

WikiProject U.S. Roads Newsletter, Volume 2, Issue 6

WP AH[edit]

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Zombie Hunter Smurf (talk) 21:36, 20 September 2008 (UTC)

Sorry, I apoligize, I did not notice that. Zombie Hunter Smurf (talk) 21:53, 20 September 2008 (UTC)

Boulevard, California[edit]

Last March (2008), you requested citations for certain items in the Boulevard, California article. I have provided cites to the appropriate articles from the San Diego Union-Tribune. --Bejnar (talk) 20:02, 28 September 2008 (UTC)