User talk:Caledones/archive/archive3

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Thanks for the invite, I won't be active very much at the moment, until about the end of January. I think the most important thing is to cleanup the main ER article, expand the lead to about three paragraphs, expand other sections etc. It's going to be tough, because we really need more participants, and I've got WP:HORROR to coordinate as well, but I think we can pull it off.--TÆRkast (Communicate) 17:32, 8 January 2011 (UTC)


Re: User_talk:AGK/Archive/66#User_page

Hey man, it's no bother at all. You didn't even have to bother with an in-code acknowledgement, but thanks anyhow :P. Sorry I didn't see your message earlier: my talkpage bot whisked it off into the archive. AGK [] 15:57, 15 January 2011 (UTC)

Thunderbird userbox[edit]

I, too, wish the Thunderbird logo could be used in the userbox. Unfortunately, this image is non-free (fair use only), and although it may be used in the Mozilla Thunderbird article (with an explicit "non-free media use rationale"), non-free images are absolutely forbidden in other parts of Wikipedia — including talk pages, user pages, and userboxes or other templates. Richwales (talk · contribs) 06:02, 29 July 2011 (UTC)

Ah! My apologies, I didn't realise this! JoshuaJohnLee talk softly, please 10:26, 29 July 2011 (UTC)


Joshua, after merging paging please:

  1. Place {{merged-to|article name|date}} on the source article talk page
  2. Place {{merged-from|article name|date}} on the destination article talk page

Thanks, D O N D E groovily Talk to me 12:39, 7 September 2011 (UTC)

Thanks for the advice. I'll go over the merges I made last night and fix this. JoshuaJohnLee talk softly, please 13:50, 7 September 2011 (UTC)
Was there a specific article you noticed this not being done on? JoshuaJohnLee talk softly, please 13:58, 7 September 2011 (UTC)
Display (zoology) D O N D E groovily Talk to me 13:59, 7 September 2011 (UTC)

Scottish Gaelic task force[edit]

Duilich, a charaid, I'm afraid I'm both too lazy and (currently at least) too busy to get involved. I put the page on my watchlist just in case though. But you might consider contacting the following, some of them may be interested: User:Angr, User:Doric Loon, User:Lasairdhubh, User:MacRusgail, User:An Siarach (I see you've noticed Akerbeltz and Prof Wrong yourself). --Thrissel (talk) 22:32, 9 September 2011 (UTC)

Moran taing! I'll get to that soon. :) JoshuaJohnLee talk softly, please 22:52, 9 September 2011 (UTC)

RfC at Talk:List of sovereign states/Discussion of criteria[edit]

Since you participated in the last one, I'd appreciate your opinion in this final one aswell. Thanks, Nightw 12:56, 10 October 2011 (UTC)

Non-free rationale for File:Chocolate yazoo.JPG[edit]

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If you have uploaded other non-free media, consider checking that you have specified the non-free rationale on those pages too. You can find a list of 'file' pages you have edited by clicking on the "my contributions" link (it is located at the very top of any Wikipedia page when you are logged in), and then selecting "File" from the dropdown box. Note that any non-free media lacking such an explanation will be deleted one week after they have been tagged, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. If the file is already gone, you can still make a request for undeletion and ask for a chance to fix the problem. If you have any questions, please ask them at the Media copyright questions page. Thank you. Kelly hi! 03:45, 25 November 2011 (UTC)

TUSC token d79ef3e90c1367feae2719093f26e3e3[edit]

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Scottish revert[edit]

Just wondering why you reverted my change of Scots to Scots (disambiguation) on the Scottish page. As I understand it there shouldn't be direct links to disambiguation pages in articles, so the standard is to link to Foo (disambiguation). Thank you. SchreiberBike (talk) 03:59, 12 January 2012 (UTC)

Hello there. The page Scots (disambiguation) redirects to Scots. There is no actual page called Scots (disambiguation), and convention is to not link to redirect pages, which is what happened when you made that edit. Since the text in the Scottish article is "Scots" and that is the intended page, there's no reason to send it through a redirect. Joshua Lee talk softly, please 04:41, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
By the way, I have to apologise for not entering an edit summary, I hit the save button before putting it in. Joshua Lee talk softly, please 04:53, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
I'm fairly new to editing Wikipedia so I may be confused. I'm participating in the Wikipedia:Disambiguation pages with links project and the instructions in the first paragraph include the following "Where an article intentionally links to a disambiguation page, that link should be through a "Foo (disambiguation)" redirect, to make it clear that the link is intentional." Does that match with your understanding? Thank you. SchreiberBike (talk) 07:30, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
You're right, there's also WP:FURTHERDAB which says "To link to a disambiguation page (rather than to a page whose topic is a specific meaning), link to the title that includes the text "(disambiguation)", even if that is a redirect—for example, link to the redirect America (disambiguation) rather than the target page at "America". (If the redirect does not yet exist, create it and tag it with {{R to disambiguation page}}.) This helps distinguish accidental links to the disambiguation page from intentional ones." On the other hand I believe these rules, though reasonable, are counterintuitive and not much known among Wikipedians who don't concentrate on dabpages (I was only made aware of this rule after a similar revert of mine). --Thrissel (talk) 09:32, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
I'd never even heard of this before now. It does seems slightly awkward but I guess convention is convention. SchreiberBike, you may want to revert my revert, but I think if you're adding "(disambiguation)" to Scots, I guess you need to add it to Scotch as well (because that link also goes to a dab page, and it makes sense to have both links follow the same rule). So I think it would look like this:
and now that I look at it, it doesn't actually look TOO bad like that. Joshua Lee talk softly, please 11:17, 12 January 2012 (UTC)
Fixed. Thank you. SchreiberBike (talk) 13:36, 12 January 2012 (UTC)

Deal or No Deal[edit]

Thanks for the latest edits to Deal or No Deal (UK game show) - that article has a bad tendency to be filled with loads of non-notable trivia from people who seem to treat it as a fanpage. It can be a bit disheartening sometimes to remove a section only for someone to add it all back a few days later, hopefully this time it'll all stay removed! BillyH 23:06, 19 January 2012 (UTC)

No problem, I had a trim of that section not too long ago so I'm just hoping to keep it to notable stuff only! I'll be keeping an eye out for anyone trying to add non-relevant stuff from now on. Joshua Lee talk softly, please 04:07, 20 January 2012 (UTC)


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