User talk:Dan Wang

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Welcome to Wikipedia, Dan Wang! I am Marcus Qwertyus and have been editing Wikipedia for quite some time. Thank you for your contributions. I just wanted to say hi and welcome you to Wikipedia! If you have any questions check out Wikipedia:Questions, or feel free to leave me a message on my talk page or type {{helpme}} at the bottom of this page. I love to help new users, so don't be afraid to leave a message! I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are some pages that you might find helpful:

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Marcus Qwertyus 05:22, 8 December 2010 (UTC)

The Republican Party presidential primaries results, 2012 map[edit]

I really cant find my way around these svg maps, so I write to you about it. You fine changes have been reverted by Bielsko, that apparently havent understood the difference betwin old projections, popular vote and a plurality in delegates.

He is right in one thing though. Colorado did go to Romney. Even though some say that the uncommitted delegates are Paul supporters it can be used to show plurality because the officially are uncommitted and that is all what matters when it comes to plurality. So maybe you can change Colorado from Santorum to Romney too?

He also says that Michigan is tied, That must be simple ignorance since Romney got 16 delegates to Santorums 14. Better to just ignore that.

But according to a map showing who won plurality (what really for the first time ever matters with the new five states rule (40)) then it is right that Maine, Missouri, Iowa, Louisiana and Washington are still undecided and since they have caucuses that didnt allocated delegates no candidate can show plurality before delegates are actually elected. (not even in Louisiana where some delegates are allocated)

I explain all this in Talk:Republican Party presidential primaries, 2012#How do we count states carried or won?

Even though Mr. Bielsko doesnt know excactly what he is talking about he is right. If the map are to show what matters in the real world (Plurality) it should be done consistent. And I am such a idiot with maps, so to persuade you to do the work (please).


Minnesota = Paul

Colorado and Virgin Islands = Romney

Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Missouri and Washington State = Undecided (gray)

I hope you have the time to make the map better. When it is done I can write the new notes in the infobox if you like. Jack Bornholm (talk) 16:40, 29 April 2012 (UTC)

Now I have actually made a map with all the changes I talk about (my first SVG map) but I simply cant figure out how to upload it to the File:Republican Party presidential primaries results, 2012.svg. If you want to teach me please send me a note explaining it on my talkpage: User talk:Jack Bornholm Jack Bornholm (talk) 19:58, 29 April 2012 (UTC)

The Empire Strikes Back (disambiguation)[edit]

(User warning given in error by me on 28 May removed). Ubcule (talk) 14:40, 15 July 2012 (UTC)

(Comment copied from my talk page): The Falklands War was popularly dubbed "The Empire Strikes Back" by Time Magazine ( and other media sources. It's not called that much anymore, but it definitely isn't nonsense. Dan Wang (talk) 15:34, 28 May 2012 (UTC)
Okay, fair point- though it probably would have been useful to have clarified this on the dab page. :-) My apologies for slapping a "test2" on you(!)
I suspect that this was an American media thing, as it's never really been known as that in the UK. If you think it would be genuinely useful, feel free to put it back with the explanation. All the best, Ubcule (talk) 21:33, 28 May 2012 (UTC)