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War of the Triple Alliance[edit]

Hello! Out of curiosity, what is your interest in the subject? Regards, --Lecen (talk) 22:23, 1 February 2010 (UTC)

Well, that's sad. I was hoping you were interested in 19th century Brazilian history. Do you know how could I get some help on articles related to it? There is no need to know absolutely nothing about Brazilia history as I am writing everything. For example, I'm right now writing several articles about Pedro II of Brazil but I'm not quite willing to make a synopsis of it in the main article. Anyway, regards and thank you for anwwering! --Lecen (talk) 01:40, 2 February 2010 (UTC)
Don't worry, I have all books needed to write the articles (Platine War, Honório Carneiro Leão, Marquis of Paraná, Early life of Pedro II of Brazil, etc...). Thank you very much! Regards, --Lecen (talk) 11:33, 2 February 2010 (UTC)

KKK Npov Tag discussion[edit]

You may wish to join the discussion here [1] Mr.grantevans2 (talk) 15:29, 15 February 2010 (UTC)

Move request[edit]

Nazdar. Chtěl jsem se zaptat jetli by jsi mohl přesunout Gojira (band) do Gojira. Neexistují totiž jiné stránky s názvem "Gojira"...--  LYKANTROP  16:55, 18 February 2010 (UTC)

Díky mnohokrát, pěkný den přeji :) --  LYKANTROP  17:03, 18 February 2010 (UTC)

QEII article move request[edit]

Since you've participated in one of the previous move requests for the Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom article, I invite you to give your opinion in the latest move request for that article. Thank you. --~Knowzilla (Talk) 09:52, 6 March 2010 (UTC)

Russian names[edit]

I see this has already been moved (although still not correctly). This isn't a hoax, it's indeed just a too literal translation. What he meant by "average" is really "middle" (as opposed to "upper" or "lower"), but, of course, we should not be translating proper names like that. I'll go through his contributions and clean them up. Thanks for pointing this out!—Ëzhiki (Igels Hérissonovich Ïzhakoff-Amursky) • (yo?); March 15, 2010; 13:51 (UTC)

Czech fencers[edit]

Thanks for your help with the categories for these articles - it can be a mindfield! Lugnuts (talk) 08:04, 25 March 2010 (UTC)

DYK for Petr Zenkl[edit]

Updated DYK query On March 26, 2010, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Petr Zenkl, which you created or substantially expanded. You are welcome to check how many hits your article got while on the front page (here's how, quick check ) and add it to DYKSTATS if it got over 5,000. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.

Materialscientist (talk) 14:51, 26 March 2010 (UTC)

DYK for Doly (Karviná)[edit]

Updated DYK query On April 2, 2010, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Doly (Karviná), which you created or substantially expanded. You are welcome to check how many hits your article got while on the front page (here's how, quick check ) and add it to DYKSTATS if it got over 5,000. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.

Royalbroil 00:03, 2 April 2010 (UTC)


My deepest condolences to your country. I was shocked to see the news this morning. Such a tragedy. SO many top politicians too. Dr. Blofeld White cat 11:35, 10 April 2010 (UTC)


As Dr Blofelds comments above - not a good time for the country...

Different subject - I have left some messages at doesia's talk - nice of you to add another category -= but lack of WP:RS is a constant issue with that editor- SatuSuro 11:56, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

Each day, more surprises[edit]

I´m having this today [2] (See edit summary?), and [3], nothing... :( FkpCascais (talk) 04:49, 22 April 2010 (UTC)

It is your right to edit your own talk page in a manner you desire. - Darwinek (talk) 08:51, 22 April 2010 (UTC)
I honestly feel that I own you an apologise. I think I had a completely wrong idea of the Admins role here on WP. Since I have been during a long period of time only involved in mostly peacefull areas of editing, I had never needed to think about the Sysops work, or the total number or differencies between them... It was only now, recently, after getting involved in discussions with some people, that I begin having problems and I had to begin getting familiarised in making and deffending myself on reports on ANI. Since you had been allways so kind and professional I touth that I could report to you any problems that I find on WP, but I was completely unaware about the "headache" that could be to you... Promesing not to bother you any more on this issues (I also hope not to have them), and wishing that we can continue owr excellent collaboration on footy and other projects, I apologise to you once more and send you best regards! :) FkpCascais (talk) 02:54, 25 April 2010 (UTC)
You don't have to apologise to me. :) I completely understand you, dealing with many kinds of people on WP can make you nervous or upset. I just hope you will not get into some trouble anymore, you are just too talented editor to be "wasted" in squabbling here. I hope to collaborate with you more in this project. - Darwinek (talk) 08:40, 25 April 2010 (UTC)


You're welcome...I have the strange habit of working with manager templates...Cheers.--Latouffedisco (talk) 08:17, 2 May 2010 (UTC)

Johnny Lechner[edit]

Hello, I would like some admin advice regarding Talk:Johnny Lechner (the article for which you recently reverted an edit for). After receiving a WP:3O, there is now a situation involving conflicting cites and, potentially, WP:COI and I am unsure how to proceed. YLee (talk) 17:22, 4 May 2010 (UTC)

Volkspark Friedrichshain[edit]

Just wanted to let you know that I'm working on a big expansion of the article. You can see it at

I will check it in in a half hour or so.-- (talk) 21:43, 6 May 2010 (UTC)

Photos question[edit]

From my (Steindy's) german user talk:

Hello Steindy! I noticed your wonderful photos from sport events at Commons, including photos of FK Baumit Jablonec football players. Lot of Czech football teams will have training session in June-July in Austria. Since you are from Austria, I would like to ask if you plan to attend any of them to make photos. Thank you for your answer. Please, write me at English Wikipedia. - Darwinek 10:44, 22. Mai 2010 (CEST)

Hello Darwinek, Thanks a lot! I'll try to see, what I can do. – Kindly regards Steindy (talk) 09:17, 22 May 2010 (UTC)

Milan Zvarík[edit]

Hi Darwinek. I saw that you changed the category in that article from Czezh to Slovak footballers. I had problems in finding out which exact nationality he was, he played mostly in Slovak clubs (FC Spartak Trnava and MŠK Žilina) but on the other hand, the source in [4] says he is "Czech". How did you opted for "Slovak" in this case? What is the best way for finding out the correct nationality for these cases? Thanx, regards, FkpCascais (talk) 11:36, 24 May 2010 (UTC)

OK. I understand you perfectly. You also saying that Zvarík is Slovak surname, right? I know that surnames are avoided to be used as guides for info, but they can obvioulsy be usefull when there aren´t other sources... About sources, well, I found the "Český a československý fotbal: lexikon osobností a klubů : 1906-2006" at Google Books, and I only used it for Zvarík, for time being. I also understand you quite well when it comes about the stats from the 1980s or 1990s... I mean, come on!, it was not that long ago, but for the ones that didn´t played for the national teams, is really hard! For exemple, I have the stats for Yugoslavia for the 1970s, 1980s and 2000s, but 1990s, not a chance! I´m searching for the 90s for months now. I´ll let you know if I find something. FkpCascais (talk) 12:25, 24 May 2010 (UTC)
I perfectly remember Banik being a champion... Following your story, the other day I decided to call a friend of my decesed grandfather to hear of him and ask him if he remembers of any foreign players back then, and he gave me a funny answer: "You certainly have it all in detail on the internet, don´t you?" If he knew the reality... Regarding players careers, I know what you mean by having quite good players going to German 4 leagues, or so, but curiously, for me is even more annoying when I find out that I can get more easy the info from the German amateur league, than of some other 1st Leagues. For German lower leagues I usualy go to some club players lists at [5], there you have the club lists with players and their former clubs. For Czech football, despite having had a Czech grandfather (the other one from the already mentioned), I haven´t had much time to work on, because I have been more concentrated on the Serbian/Yugoslav football and the foreign players that played there, and we are probably talking here about some of the less importive leagues of Europe, probably, not so much because of lack of money, but because the two leagues (Czech and Serb) already have a fair amount of excellent domestic players. That is why I asked you about Zvarík, because I had him wrongly as a Czech. There has not been many importing/exporting between the two countries, but the fact is that at the begining of the football in hole Yugoslavia, the Czechs were the teachers. Some of those teachers are found under Czech or Slovak section in my User:FkpCascais/Sandbox. Some of the most recent that I had tryied to make an article on, is a Slovak goalkeeper Michal Baláž. There are websites with info on his career in Germany, but curiously, a goalkeeper with same name started playing in FK Vojvodina, in 1990, much coincidence? And, since I´m missing completely the 1990s, I don´t know what happend then, if that was him, and if it was, where he played until he got to Germany, to Siegen, in 1998. Sorry for my long comment. :) FkpCascais (talk) 16:21, 24 May 2010 (UTC)
Starting from the end of your comment, my club is FK Partizan. The craziest fans back in the 1980s and 1990s. Your team? You reminded me of many current issues regarding football. For instance: Regional leagues? There has been a lot of talking lately about wheather a Yugoslav regional league would be a good or bad thing (or eventually Center-European). I did much thinking on the issue, and I still didn´t decided. A regional league can be excellent for the major clubs, more competition, more public, but on the other hand, it may kill the medium football centers, some of which just begin standing back on their feet. Regarding the past, old Yugoslavia had a strange law (until 1992) that allowed players to go abroad after 27 years, so almost all usually used to go somwhere. Some currently would like that law to be back on place, not me, but is just impossible. I´m not sure if you are aware, but specially among Serbs, there has been an extreme feeling of injustice regarding football. Just when Yugoslavia had probably its best team, in the begining of the 1990s, the sanctions were imposed, and Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro, others could as independent) was not allowed to participate in the EURO92 (won by his substitute, Denmark), WC94 and EURO96, allmost aniquilating an entire generation. Red Star had also just had won the Champions Cup, and after a year had been under sanctions for all those years, as well. The clubs without international competitions just sold all players, begining with the massive exodus. This participation in WC is somehow an oportunity to return the old respect others used to have. But, the group is extremely hard! I´m more affraid of Australia than of Germany, and I don´t need to say nothing about Ghana, I supose. I was, on the other hand, curios about Slovakia. They already deserved a participation for a long time now. Regarding Czech football, I feel as some kind of crisis is going on, in society as well, I think, am I right? FkpCascais (talk) 18:04, 24 May 2010 (UTC)

Hey, you saw CZ-FKP at Marakana! But you cheer for CZ... Buuuu!!! You´re part of the system! :)
I´m not sure if I´m blind or dum, but I can´t find your email... FkpCascais (talk) 18:58, 24 May 2010 (UTC)

Hmm... don´t have the option you say. FkpCascais (talk) 19:35, 24 May 2010 (UTC)
I just went to conforming my email now. I´ll see how long it takes to have a confirmation. FkpCascais (talk) 19:45, 24 May 2010 (UTC)

An old upside-down photo[edit]

Hi, just doing some editing on the adams lake article and noticed the Nasa photo that you contributed way back in the day is oriented S/N, by northern hemisphere standards, upside down. Could you flip it? I can do it too, but wanted to touch base w/ you first Theinterior (talk) 19:08, 24 May 2010 (UTC)

Yeah, it needs to be rotated 180 deg., as you have it now, the south end is at the top of the photo. Stuck out to me as I grew up on the little bay on the SW of the lake (NE side right now!). Cheers. Theinterior (talk) 23:49, 24 May 2010 (UTC)
Thanks, darwinek, that's more like it. Theinterior (talk) 15:43, 25 May 2010 (UTC)

Chuck Berry[edit]

As one of the significant contributors to the Chuck Berry article you might be interested that I have nominated it to be listed as a WP:Good article. There is often a delay between nominating and somebody being free to review an article; however, you may wish to keep an eye on it to see how the review progresses and perhaps help out on any issues if you feel you are able. SilkTork *YES! 10:29, 27 May 2010 (UTC)

Gyula Lázár[edit]

Hi, have you got a reference for the date of death you added to the above, and if so can you add it in to the article. Thanks. Eldumpo (talk) 11:01, 31 May 2010 (UTC)

North Queensland Fury FC[edit]

There has been nothing in the Australian media about the signing, and the club haven't announced anything. You would think that if they had signed him, the club would release a statement at the least confirming it. As far as i'm concerned it's mere speculation untill the club announces it. Nath1991 (talk) 09:16, 5 June 2010 (UTC)

Well it shouldn't be put on the article until the NQF confirm that they have signed him. Nath1991 (talk) 09:36, 5 June 2010 (UTC)

Hey mate, just letting you know he has signed and North Queensland are announcing it tomorrow sometime. You were right, but it's probably safe in future not to add it until it's been confirmed by a club source, otherwise just pop a little sentence in saying "it has been said by so-and-so source that it is a possibility he will sign with so-and-so. :) Nath1991 (talk) 12:43, 7 June 2010 (UTC)


Thank you for notifying the key players at some of the WikiProjects, Darwinek. I didn't know the original nominator of all these categories hadn't done so. As for the nomination itself, I hope you'll look at the underlying rationale for the changes, which can be found here and here, which show why places like Category:Populated places in the United States have already been changed. Again, thanks for doing the notification.--Mike Selinker (talk) 14:32, 5 June 2010 (UTC)

  • No disagreement there. In my opinion, we should only make the changes that have broad consensus, and when the nomination went from catchalls like "Cities, towns, and villages" (which I think should be converted) into "Cities and towns," it ventured into a territory that was outside the original consensus. So rather than opposing everything or supporting everything, I think we should find all the things we do agree on, within the scope of the original consensus. Thanks again.--Mike Selinker (talk) 14:40, 5 June 2010 (UTC)
I agree with you. That's why I think strictly defined categories (the non-problematic ones) should be excluded from the process. - Darwinek (talk) 15:28, 5 June 2010 (UTC)
Me too. Unfortunately, since it's not my nomination, I can't withdraw them.--Mike Selinker (talk) 15:48, 5 June 2010 (UTC)

What was that for?. I'm on your side. Why did you remove my message?

Ah I've just seen the recent nominations about Cities and towns. Yup you were right. The original consensus was not for that. I've opposed the Italy, Poland and Russia proposed category renaming. Dr. Blofeld White cat 16:27, 5 June 2010 (UTC)

I am sorry. You know I clean my talk page very often, and I thought I also answered to your post by answering Mike. - Darwinek (talk) 17:16, 5 June 2010 (UTC)
  • FYI, I pulled out all the "Cities and towns" nominations into their own nomination, and subdivided by region. If that changes your overall opinion of the "Settlements"/"Cities, towns, and villages" main nomination, feel free to comment on the nomination itself.--Mike Selinker (talk) 18:33, 5 June 2010 (UTC)

Koman Coulibaly[edit]

I see you reduced protection to auto. That's fine, but please be aware that we were seeing excessive vandalism even under this level. If we start seeing vandalism again I'd like to put it back up, OK? Ronnotel (talk) 16:36, 18 June 2010 (UTC)

Did you know UP[edit]

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I restored German resistance category, since at that time Wrocław was still in Germany, and at least part of the group had German citizenship.--MyMoloboaccount (talk) 14:33, 15 July 2010 (UTC)

Okay. No problem. - Darwinek (talk) 15:58, 15 July 2010 (UTC)

False positive report[edit]

The other day you submitted a false positive report because you found yourself unable to edit someone's talk page. If you have not already seen, it was due to an accident in the code of a particular edit filter which was quickly fixed by the MediaWiki software itself. The code has been reverted to the last good version and this should not happen again. Thank you for bringing this to our attention, however; if people hadn't reported it we wouldn't have known there was a problem. I have removed the false positive reports as I felt it was easier to just go to the people who submitted them directly. Soap 23:39, 15 July 2010 (UTC)

Ujazdów Avenue[edit]

Ujazdów Avenue has been nominated for Did You Know[edit]

Actually, it was Piotrus who brought it to my attention. — Malik Shabazz Talk/Stalk 22:20, 24 July 2010 (UTC)

DYK for Ujazdów Avenue[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 06:03, 29 July 2010 (UTC)

DYK for Warsaw University Library[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 06:02, 3 August 2010 (UTC)

DYK for Mausoleum of Struggle and Martyrdom[edit]

RlevseTalk 12:03, 3 August 2010 (UTC)

So how many DYKs do you have?[edit]

Do tell :) --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| talk 14:43, 3 August 2010 (UTC)

Good job, and I see that you are keeping track - good, that means I don't have to :) --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| talk 15:36, 3 August 2010 (UTC)

Help regarding Czech and Slovak diacritics[edit]

Hi. I need to ask you a favour. When with time, could you please just check the names of Czech and Slovak players in the List of foreign footballers in top leagues of former Yugoslavia (specially the red link ones...). I hope you´re having a pleasent summer. Best regards, FkpCascais (talk) 20:50, 3 August 2010 (UTC)

Many thanx. Don´t warry, I know about that problem (see Austria section in the list: Croatian that was both, first Austrian international, then Yugoslav international, is Schiffer in Austria and Šifer in Yugoslavia). But, most of the Czechoslovak players from the list were not Austrian internationals, so their correct Czech or Slovak naming form should be used, right? It is just hard for a non speaker to know exactly the diacritics used in Czech or Slovak names and surnames, so help is allways very apreciated! Most of those listed were both, coaches and players, and some have international caps. Some I heard were quite famous, as Čapek, Sloup or Jaroslav Bohata. It is sad that they don´t have articles... FkpCascais (talk) 21:35, 3 August 2010 (UTC)

Martin Máša & Lukáš Smítal entries[edit]

Thanks for the cleanup on the Martin Máša and Lukáš Smítal pages. I knew when I created the pages that the names weren't in the proper format and was glad to see when somebody came around to clean up my work. --Jasonstru (talk), 18:48, 11 August 2010

Andrzej Friszke, Jerzy Holzer[edit]

Hi Darwinek. I'm writing on behalf of Piotrus, who wants you to know that with a little bit of expansion these articles (and similar articles) might qualify for DYK. — Malik Shabazz Talk/Stalk 20:44, 15 August 2010 (UTC)

Adam Mickiewicz Monument, Warsaw, Primate's Palace, Warsaw[edit]

Hi. I've nominated Adam Mickiewicz Monument, Warsaw, an article you worked on, for consideration to appear on the Main Page as part of Wikipedia:Did you know. You can see the hook for the article here, where you can improve it if you see fit. — Malik Shabazz Talk/Stalk 01:09, 23 August 2010 (UTC)

Hi. I've nominated Primate's Palace, Warsaw, an article you worked on, for consideration to appear on the Main Page as part of Wikipedia:Did you know. You can see the hook for the article here, where you can improve it if you see fit. — Malik Shabazz Talk/Stalk 01:09, 23 August 2010 (UTC)

P.S. Piotrus told me to kick you for not nominating these yourself. Face-smile.svg — Malik Shabazz Talk/Stalk 01:09, 23 August 2010 (UTC)

Powiat maps[edit]

Hi, I think I've succeeded in adding all the missing maps to the powiat articles (where the maps were available and present in the Polish articles). Let me know if you find any still missing.--Kotniski (talk) 13:45, 26 August 2010 (UTC)

DYK for Bródno Cemetery[edit]

RlevseTalk 18:02, 28 August 2010 (UTC)

Full conjugal article[edit]

Yes, please. Please send me the full article :) - Thank you WhisperToMe (talk) 18:33, 28 August 2010 (UTC)

Please send it to whisper (dot) world (at) yahoo (dot) com. WhisperToMe (talk) 19:56, 29 August 2010 (UTC)
I received it. Thank you very much :) WhisperToMe (talk) 20:20, 29 August 2010 (UTC)

Austriacki Spis Ludności 1910[edit]

Cześć, nie działa mi źródło z którego cytowałeś wyniki spisu z 1910, znasz może jakieś inne miejsce gdzie można te wyniki poznać? D_T_G (PL) 17:47, 30 August 2010 (UTC)

A znasz może jakieś źródło podające ilość mieszkańców gmin katastralnych RCz? Chciałem obliczyć dokładnie ile mieszkańców ma Śląsk Cieszyński i wykluczyć mieszkańców zza Ostrawicy i Odry w Ostrawie, Mistku itd - tabelka D_T_G (PL) 18:46, 30 August 2010 (UTC)
Ale skądś na czeskiej wiki to brali te dane, np. dla cs:Zábřeh (Dolní Benešov) podali źródło dla liczby mieszkańców z 2001 tego pdf-a, na razie mi się pobieranie zacina na ostatnich kilobajtach, nie wiem co jest grane. Ale jak się ściągnie to zobaczymy, może będzie dla wszystkich gmin katastralnych :) A te wyniki spisu też już se pobrałem na twardy dysk, też dobrze, że mają tam opcję "Pobierz" :) Niezgadzają mi się ale troszkę wyniki dla Polskiej Ostrawy, napisałeś że było 885 protestantów, a ja tam widzę 898 w rubryce "Ewangelische - Augsburgischen Befenntisies (Lutheraner)" i 35 w "Ewangelische - Kelvetischen Befenntnisies (Reformierter)" (kalwinistów?) czyli protestantów łącznie 933. Tego też nie wiedziałem, że w tym spisie boechmisch=moehrisch=slovakisch - nie wiesz czy był już wtedy jakiś napływ Słowaków? Jak to wszystko obadam gmina po gminie to spróbuję przeredagować tego typu wpisy... Pozdro. D_T_G (PL) 15:06, 31 August 2010 (UTC)
W tym pdfie są na prawdę wyniki dla każdej gminy katastralnej, morawsko-śląskie zaczyna się na stronie 706. W takim Frydku-Mistku, s. 715 w 2001 żyło 61400 z czego na Śląsku: 33326+1291+1109=35726 :) D_T_G (PL) 16:47, 31 August 2010 (UTC)

Będzie ciężko sprawdzić te liczby dla bielskich dzielnic, liczba mieszkańców na pl-wiki jest tylko dla pl:Komorowice (dzielnica Bielska-Białej), akurat nieprzydatna, dla pl:Bystra (powiat bielski) też jest tylko podane na oko bez źródeł. Jeszcze poszukam. Miej sie. D_T_G (PL) 18:30, 31 August 2010 (UTC)

Dobra, jest coś :D strona 9 dane z 2007 roku :) D_T_G (PL) 18:33, 31 August 2010 (UTC)
Przyglądałem się dość dokładnie tym obszarom katastralnym na zdjęciach satelitarnych i faktycznie gdzieniegdzie zachodzą za Ostrawicę ale najbardziej ewidentny przypadek w Prżnie zobacz - to na moje oko nawet nie domki jednorodzinne tylko jakieś letniskowe?? Jeśli chcesz to odtworzyć u siebie to zainstaluj Quantum GIS i zapisz ten tekst jako zaolzie.qgs i otwórz w QGisie - tego się używa jak Google Earth tylko trochę wolniejsze. Bardziej mnie martwi, że Frydlant zachodzi na wschód za rzekę, tak jakby ugryzł trochę terenu Łubnej i są tam domki już jakby zamieszkane. W Ostrawie Hrabowa też trochę zachodzi za rzekę ale to jest bardziej jakaś fabryka, składy niż żeby tam kto mieszkał. D_T_G (PL) 20:31, 31 August 2010 (UTC) PS No i Hodoniowice też "zabrały" Baszce kilka ewidentnie zamieszkanych domów, co widać nawet na tym zdjęciu co zrobiłem dla Prżna D_T_G (PL) 20:43, 31 August 2010 (UTC)

Ludność Śląska Cieszyńskiego[edit]

Już prawie podliczyłem, brakuje mi tylko liczb dla Ostrawicy i Starych Hamrów... Obie miejscowości są rozłożone po obu stronach rzeki, cs:Ostravice (okres Frýdek-Místek) składa się z dwóch wsi katastralnych: Ostrawic (I) na zachód i ciut na wschód od rzeki i Stare Hamry 2 na wschód, zaś cs:Staré Hamry to Stare Hamry (1) na wschód i Ostravice 2 na zachód od zbiornika Szańce, no i niestety ale ten PDF podaje wyniki tylko dla całej gminy Ostrawice i całej Stare Hamry! Z początku pomyślałem, że może się coś zmieniło i te wyniki są dla Ostrawice 1 + Ostrawice 2 i Stare Hamry 1 + Stare Hamry 2, ale nie bo to by było kolejno jakieś 45km2 dla lewego brzegu i 67km dla prawego, tymczasem ten PDF podaje dane dla Ostrawicy o obszarze 27,68km2 i Starych Hamrów o pow. 84,72km2 czyli tak jak są, ale bez podziału na części katastralne, choć kilka stron dalej podali takie szczegółowe dane nawet malucienkich Antoszowic w Ostrawie! Podpadli mi w ČÚZKu, a dzisiaj nie działają mi też ich serwery WMS, mają jakiś remont. Taki więc bez Ostrawicy i Starych Hamrów po czeskiej stronie było 463 241 obywateli, skala błędu przez "domki nie po tej stronie rzeki" ze 100, nie więcej. W całych Ostrawicach 2308, to wydaje mi się że po śląskiej stronie góra 1000, a w Starych Hamrach łącznie 571 to po śląskiej stronie ze 200 może? Nie wiem, ale tendencja jest spadkowa już od 1890 roku kiedy było 2594 ludzi - gdzie ci ludzie znikają?? Tak więc IMO było w sumie ze 465 500 ludzi, a jak później to zależy czy tendencja demograficzna jest spadkowa czy wzwyżkowa? Po polskiej stronie miałem inne problemy. Wg rocznika statystycznego na Śląsku Cieszyńskim bez Bielska i Bystrej Śl. w pod koniec 2007 żyło 242151, a pod koniec 2008 243468, przybyło ponad 1300 ludzi, a wg tego samego rocznika Bielsko-Biała w 2007 miała 175690 a w 2008 175677, więc tylko ciut ubyło, ale wg planu zagospodarowania skąd brałem dane dla wszystkich dzielnic to cała Bielsko-Biała miała w 2007 172313 czyli o ponad 3300 ludzi mniej niż wg rocznika!! Kilometry kwadratowe zgadzają się bardzo dokładnie więc to musi być coś innego na rzeczy... W każdym razie wg planu zagospodarowania lewobrzeżne dzielnice miały 58,91% ludności całego miasta tj. 101508. Bystra Śląska ma ponoć ok. 1400 mieszkańców. Tak więc moim zdaniem w 2008 po polskiej stronie mieszkało ok. 348 tysięcy, skala błędu nawet 2000, ale skoro tendencja jest wzwyżkowa (teraz w Cieszynie na porodówce ponoć ciasno) to myślę, że można przyjąć, że jest te 350 tysięcy :) Co myślisz - jak to teraz dla całego ŚC oszacować? D_T_G (PL) 17:37, 1 September 2010 (UTC)

pl:Śląsk Cieszyński#Osadnictwo D_T_G (PL) 20:27, 3 September 2010 (UTC)

Zaolzie emigrated/forced to leave[edit]

Ahoj, mohl bys mi prosím poslat scan o onom vyhánění Poláků ze Zaolzie? Děkuji. Cimmerian praetor (talk) 07:08, 3 September 2010 (UTC)

Děkuji za scan. Navrhuji tématu polského vyhnání založit zvláštní článek (co se anglické sekce týče). Cimmerian praetor (talk) 11:23, 3 September 2010 (UTC)
Možná by toho nebylo moc, ale možná by se to mohlo živelně rozrůst, pokud se tomu tématu komplexně nic nevěnuje online (ať už v kterémkoliv jazyce), tak by byl pro samostatný článek.Cimmerian praetor (talk) 15:25, 3 September 2010 (UTC)

Wyniki spisu 1910 w arkuszu kalkulacyjnym[edit]

Pomyślałem, że może się przydać, spisywałem przez kilka dobrych godzin ;) W pierwszym arkuszu nazwy, w drugim wyniki i procenty. download D_T_G (PL) 17:47, 4 September 2010 (UTC)

Teraz się skapłem, nie wiem czy też byłeś świadom, w tym spisie wyznanie było sprawdzane u wszystkich mieszkańców, ale język tylko u tych zameldowanych na stałe, no i w arkuszu źle wyliczam ten procent - nie będzie się sumował do 100%. D_T_G (PL) 18:01, 4 September 2010 (UTC)
Poprawione D_T_G (PL) 20:57, 4 September 2010 (UTC)

Thank you[edit]

Thank you for your welcome message. I am enjoying working on Wikipedia entries.William MacDougall 20:51, 5 September 2010 (UTC) —Preceding unsigned comment added by Cwmacdougall (talkcontribs)

Clarification needed on Alexz Johnson[edit]

Please find the time to specify which version you prefer ASAP, thanks, and be sure to take a look at the recent comments. --I'ḏOne 15:29, 22 September 2010 (UTC)

MOSBIO and maintenance templates[edit]

Please do not include academic titles in the lede of biography articles as it contradicts the manual of style on biographies, specifically WP:CREDENTIAL. I've also restored the "clarify" maintenance template with regard to a 'professor' degree as it is unclear. In order to have the tag removed the phrase should be rewritten to clarify what a "professor" degree is. Thank you, --Jezebel'sPonyobons mots 21:03, 23 September 2010 (UTC)

Thank you for the clarification regarding the professor degree. --Jezebel'sPonyobons mots 13:24, 24 September 2010 (UTC)

Huta trzyniecka a Nowa huta w Ostrawie[edit]

Założyłem pl:Nowa huta, to nie wiesz która jest większa, bo obie niby największe w kraju.... "history of currently the largest metallurgical company in the Czech Republic" D_T_G (PL) 11:05, 28 September 2010 (UTC)

Z tym "h" sugerowałem się cs-wiki, tam jest z małej. Straszna szkoda, że nie da się tworzyć dokładnych linków do miejsc na mapie - genialnie jak na dłoni widać początki budowy Nowej Huty, Nowego Miasta we Frysztacie, osiedla w Łyżbicach i Lesznej Dolnej, niezalane Cierlicko, niezniszczoną starą Karwinę, łeh... D_T_G (PL) 18:00, 28 September 2010 (UTC)

Sorry, pootwierałem kilka okien w przeglądarcie za dużo i się pogubiłem co gdzie poprawiam. D_T_G (PL) 12:49, 30 September 2010 (UTC) P.S. Dałbyś radę przerobić jakoś swój podpis na pl-wiki żeby był link do Twojego tu user_talk? D_T_G (PL) 12:51, 30 September 2010 (UTC)

Czechoslovakia–Norway relations[edit]

Hi! Remember me? I may not have spoken to you since I changed my name from Punkmorten. But I was creating a page about Czechoslovakia–Norway relations in my sandbox. It's very Norway-centric at the moment, given that I've mostly collected what I knew beforehand about the topic. So feel free to add something to it. I tried to include the cultural relations as well, it might surprise some how much Czech television that has aired in Norway. Geschichte (talk) 12:03, 24 October 2010 (UTC)

  • More Czech (or Slovak) perspectives could be cool. Right now it's perhaps sort of "Norway did this, Norway did that". Geschichte (talk) 21:29, 24 October 2010 (UTC)

Dispute on folk etymology[edit]

Hi Darwinek, There's a very heated debate/edit war going on that you may want to take a look at, given your expertise. Sorry to drag you into this, but it's posted on the administrators' noticeboard so I thought you might like to know about it: Wikipedia:Administrators'_noticeboard/Incidents#Canvassing_and_edit_warring_by_User:DavidOaks_at_Folk_etymology. Thanks. Bruxism (talk) 05:36, 17 November 2010 (UTC)

Wyniki spisu 1991/2001[edit]

Cześć, na pl-wiki została podważona wiarygodność wyników spisu 1991/2001, dałbyś radę wskazać jakieś źródła? pl:Dyskusja:Ślązacy#Źródła demograficzne spisów w Czechach. D_T_G (PL) 08:36, 25 November 2010 (UTC)

Happy Birthday![edit]

« CA » Talk 20:33, 2 December 2010 (UTC)


Bonjour from Paris and thank you for your words of welcome, although I have been contributing to Wikipedia (mostly in French) for a while and categorized a smilodon. I have read the pages you mention a long time ago, but they are always useful. If I make a mistake, don't hesitate to let me know. Jplm (talk) 10:24, 4 December 2010 (UTC)

New towns[edit]

Hi, have you heard anything about any Polish villages being designated as towns this year, or any similar changes we ought to record? Such things usually seem to happen with effect from January.--Kotniski (talk) 18:09, 22 December 2010 (UTC)

Dzięki za link, I'll have a look at the relevant articles and update them if necessary.--Kotniski (talk) 09:07, 3 January 2011 (UTC)

Invitation to join WikiProject United States[edit]

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Hello, Darwinek! WikiProject United States, an outreach effort supporting development of United States related articles in Wikipedia, has recently been restarted after a long period of inactivity. As a user who has shown an interest in United States related topics we wanted to invite you to join us in developing content relating to the United States. If you are interested please add your Username and area of interest to the members page here. Thank you!!!

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Zdzisław Hoffmann[edit]

Hi! I wonder if it's possible to find a source about Zdzisław Hoffmann being the father of Karol Hoffmann. It says so on a webforum, but that's not an acceptable source. Happy new year. Geschichte (talk) 16:39, 8 January 2011 (UTC)

New Years Message for WikiProject United States[edit]

With the first of what I hope will be monthly newsletters I again want to welcome you to the project and hope that as we all work together through the year we can expand the project, create missing articles and generally improve the pedia thought mutual cooperation and support. Now that we have a project and a solid pool of willing members I wanted to strike while the iron is hot and solicite help in doing a few things that I believe is a good next step in solidifiing the project. I have outlined a few suggestions where you can help with on the projects talk page. This includes but is not limited too updating Portal:United States, assessing the remaining US related articles that haven't been assessed, eliminating the Unrefernced BLP's and others. If you have other suggestions or are interested in doing other things feel free. I just wanted to offer a few suggestions were additional help is needed. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions, comments or suggestions or you can always post something on the projects talk page. If you do not want to recieve a monthly message please put an * before your name on the members page.--Kumioko (talk) 02:53, 12 January 2011 (UTC)

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New WikiProject United States Newsletter: February 2011 edition[edit]

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Hello Darwinek, I just wanted to ask you something. I did recently this article, Jožef Velker and from the source I had I really tought in having the article complete (in oposition to several simple&basic articles I usually do about recent period players). The problem is that User:AnomieBOT inserted a clean up tag in it. Basically, I could understand that tagging, but I am not sure exactly what should I "clean". Then is when I touth in asking someone with experience to help me on this. If it is not bothering too much, what would you recomend me to do? Best regards, FkpCascais (talk) 03:48, 14 February 2011 (UTC) P.S.: I really want to make an article about another player Josef Čapek (footballer) that was Czechoslovak international and an influential player of SK Slavia Praha in the 1920s period. He played already for Slavia when he spent a year in 1920 with FK Vojvodina before returning to Slavia because the clubs had close ties back then (FK Vojvodina was founded by Serbian students in Prague that receved great support from Slavia and because of that Vojvodina has same colours and had receved several players on loan from Slavia, being Čapek by far the most notable one). Now, I know he played for Czechoslovak national team, and I also know he played for SK Kladno latter, but beside mentioning of him in the history section of Slavia official website, I only have the following (all incomplete regarding him) sources: Worldfootball (with late career, birth and death dates, and misses early period of Slavia because the championship in CZE started only in 1925), CZE wiki season 1925-26 where he is listed as Slavia player, this article that simply confirms Čapek as one of the Czech foreigners in Vojvodina, and some other websites that I menaged to find in earlier searches but I can´t find them now (it was in one of those that I confirmed he played for CZE national team). The main trouble is that a Czech artist and paintor with same name and wiki article Josef Čapek makes me google searches impossible... :) What can I do? FkpCascais (talk) 03:48, 14 February 2011 (UTC)

Many thanx for your help. I´ll try to gather everything regarding Čapek and I will try to "compose" with all I have an article. Regarding Prague, it is no secret that the best students from the entire Austro-Hungarian region, and even further, studied in Prague University (both my grand-father and his father, my grand-grand father, studied there). Prague´s university was way more attractive than, for exemple, Belgrade´s or Zagreb ones. So that is why many initiatives as the creation of those football clubs had come from there. I´ll try tonight to gather more info regarding Čapek, and if possible I´ll try to find you the story that I once found that had more details regarding FK Vojvodina´s creation. FkpCascais (talk) 21:34, 14 February 2011 (UTC)

Interesting question[edit]

Hello, Darwinek, nice to hear from you! I was familiar with the guy (it would be Rayko Daskalov in the currently common Bulgarian transliteration), but not so much with the circumstances of his death. Indeed, it seems as minister of justice under Stamboliyski's agrarian government he was a chief advocate of repressions against IMRO. I wouldn't at all agree that 1920s IMRO under Todor Aleksandrov were Macedonian nationalists. In general, at the time the population of Macedonia retained its Bulgarian identity, and IMRO, as its leading organization, was opposed to post-war Yugoslav and Greek rule. IMRO was also an enemy of the agrarian government of Stamboliyski, who, unlike IMRO, sought to respect the terms of the Treaty of Neuilly in order to save Bulgaria from international isolation.

In any case, Daskalov's murder is an interesting episode of interwar Bulgarian history. Daskalov is actually an excellent candidate for an article (I've been suffering from a bit of a writer's block recently), I was surprised to find out we're lacking a biography of his in English. I also found it very curious that there's a plaque commemorating that person in Prague and that he was buried there. If I get to writing the article anytime soon, I'll ask you to provide a reference to that book for these facts :)

Thanks for sharing the story! Best, Toдor Boжinov 16:07, 14 February 2011 (UTC)

Voila! :) Toдor Boжinov 07:56, 15 February 2011 (UTC)
Hmm, this account of Daskalov's murder (which is a book later republished online) insists that it was 26 August and specifically says its a Sunday. It confirms he died at the Podolí sanatorium on the same day and gives the hour as 13:20. None of the sources I've used ever mention 25 August as the date of his death, and the plate that you showed me also lists it as 26, so that must be it. The article's a definite DYK candidate, thanks again for bringing up this interesting topic! :) Toдor Boжinov 11:36, 15 February 2011 (UTC)
I've gone ahead and nominated it: feel invited to suggest an alt or improve my hooks :) Toдor Boжinov 12:43, 15 February 2011 (UTC)

DYK for Rayko Daskalov[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 06:02, 24 February 2011 (UTC)

The WITF wants you[edit]

The World Intelligence Task Force would like to recruit you as an agent. If you accept, comment under the pending section on the project page. It is a relatively new task force and we need new members right away so if you are interested please don't be shy. At this moment in time we only have three members. If you want more information, please go to the project page.

Thank you very much![edit]

At now I loaded files tombs oof people who killed in 10 april. Can You help reloaded in other wikipedia?Lukasz2 (talk) 21:50, 10 March 2011 (UTC)

WikiProject United States Government[edit]

Greetings. I noticed that you are one of the members of WikiProject United States Government that are still active so I wanted to ask you a question. It appears that this project is mostly inactive aside from what the members might be doing independently. I was considering suggesting that this project be pulled in under WikiProject United States and wanted to solicit comments from some of this projects members before doing so. As with Washington DC and the others the project would for the most part maintain its own independence but I believe this would benefit both projects. What do you think about this? --Kumioko (talk) 23:53, 24 March 2011 (UTC)


Hi Darwi. Just to ask you as curiosity, how did that debate ended? FkpCascais (talk) 02:11, 25 March 2011 (UTC)

Yes, but since it was done right, it was not an issue at all. I just touth to ask you if the debate possibly didn´t continued somewhere else, so I could follow it and see the conclusions, but seems not... So, we can go on doing articles with correct name titles. Good. FkpCascais (talk) 15:14, 25 March 2011 (UTC)

Czech football clubs[edit]

Hello. Regarding the Czech football clubs, I think one of the next priorities for me will be to create the old 2.Liga tables for 2003/04 and back (total 11 seasons). From that I will get a few red links to populate, then take it from there! I haven't looked much into the Gambrinus liga but I imagine there are some missing ones there, too. I've had a look on the cs wiki but some of the articles there are poorly or not at all referenced, so I don't know exactly how many of those I will try to port across. Feel free to take these "old" clubs on as personal projects if you wish to. Written Czech is my weakest of the four "skills" so I don't imagine I will be creating articles on the Czech side, but again I wouldn't rule it out. Cloudz679 (talk) 15:43, 28 March 2011 (UTC)

Hi again. I recently created the Prostějov team article for the English wikipedia plus redirects, but there seems to be a substantial amount of information on the Czech language page which I am unable to translate. Could you help? Thanks. Cloudz679 (talk) 05:38, 31 March 2011 (UTC)

April 2011 Newsletter for WikiProject United States[edit]

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As I promesed, I finally did it: Josef Čapek (footballer). I still can´t find some sources I remember I had earlier, a year or so. I remember having one with some kind of photo and Slavia profile in some Czech website (seems that is wasn´t Slavia´s official one because I search it everywhere) and a Serbian one naming him as one of the foreigners from that period in Yugoslav football. The google search makes things almost impossible because of the notable artist Josef Čapek... I still have some doubt about one pages of the Slavia website, here: [6] (nepravidelně, what it means? Illegally?). Seems important cause it´s his first season. Anyway, I did it a bit tired, so if you have time please feel free to improve it in any possible way.

PS: I don´t remember if I told you, but recently I did an article about another Czech player, Jiří Jeslínek (born 1962). I wrongly touth that we had his article because Jiří Jeslínek was linking to Jiří Jeslínek (born 1987), and only recently I confirmed that it was another player. Best regards, FkpCascais (talk) 02:56, 11 April 2011 (UTC)

Thanks for the proofread on Władysław Raginis[edit]

Thanks! Ajh1492 (talk) 18:51, 23 April 2011 (UTC)

Monitor. WikiProject Poland Newsletter: Issue 1 (April 2011)[edit]

WikiProject Poland Newsletter • April 2011
For our freedom and yours

Welcome to our first issue of WikiProject Poland newsletter, the Monitor (named after the first Polish newspaper).

Our Project has been operational since 1 June, 2005, and also serves as the Poland-related Wikipedia notice board. I highly recommend watchlisting the Wikipedia:WikiProject Poland page, so you can be aware of the ongoing discussions. We hope you will join us in them, if you haven't done so already! Unlike many other WikiProjects, we are quite active; in this year alone about 40 threads have been started on our discussion page, and we do a pretty good job at answering all issues raised.

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May 2011 Newsletter for WikiProject United States[edit]

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The May 2011 issue of the WikiProject United States newsletter has been published. You may read the newsletter, change the format in which future issues will be delivered to you, or unsubscribe from this notification by following the link. Thank you.

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You may be interested in[edit]

The discussion taking place here, as I recall you were involved in some related RMs recently. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| talk 17:50, 19 May 2011 (UTC)

Jan Fadrný[edit]

Thanks for the formatting change. A lot of us on this side of the pond don't have the proper spellings for a lot of the European born and/or trained players, so any and all potential changes are appreciated. ::thumbsup:: Jasonstru (talk) 20:35, 31 May 2011 (UTC) jasonstru

Žižkové z Trocnova[edit]

Hi Darwinek could create this article from this Žižkové z Trocnova. Greetings.--Кардам (talk) 16:24, 3 June 2011 (UTC)

What do you think about[edit]

The recent changes proposed at Wikipedia_talk:Naming_conventions_(use_English)#Follow-up_question_to_be_answered? --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| talk 22:21, 3 June 2011 (UTC)


Can you check your edit to the above article - the photo has disappeared! Denisarona (talk) 04:21, 6 June 2011 (UTC)

Template:Infobox Province IT[edit]

Good catch. Up for TFD along with Indian infobox..♦ Dr. Blofeld 12:17, 6 June 2011 (UTC)

HC Pardubice[edit]

Hello! HC Eaton Pardubice has recently gotten a new name, which means that also the club's logo has been changed. Could you upload the new logo? Thanks in advance, HeyMid (contribs) 12:41, 10 June 2011 (UTC)

Jozef Chovanec[edit]

Hi, I noticed you changed the start date as Sparta Prague manager on the Jozef Chovanec page to 2009. According to the references on his wikipedia page, he started in 2008. If you have a reliable reference which lists his start as 2009, please add it to the article. Otherwise please revert your edits. I am putting together a list of Czech league managers and information such as this will be very important, so I would like to be sure.
-Thanks, Cloudz679 (talk) 15:21, 12 June 2011 (UTC)

According to that link, his start date is 7.10.2008. This ties in with the references already on his page. Do you have something that puts him starting at 2009? Cloudz679 (talk) 15:08, 13 June 2011 (UTC)
I've taken action as discussed. Thanks for your input. Cloudz679 (talk) 17:40, 13 June 2011 (UTC)

June 2011 Newsletter for WikiProject United States[edit]

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The June 2011 issue of the WikiProject United States newsletter has been published. You may read the newsletter, change the format in which future issues will be delivered to you, or unsubscribe from this notification by following the link. Thank you.

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WikiProject United States History[edit]

Greetings, It was recently suggested that WikiProject United States History might be inactive or semiactive and that it might be beneficial to include it in the list of projects supported by WikiProject United States.

I have started a discussion and will contact each of the active members for their comments and input on the suggestion. Please take a moment and add your comments to the discussion or feel free to contact me if you have any questions. --Kumioko (talk) 19:43, 16 June 2011 (UTC)

Slavia Prague[edit]

Hi Darwinek, I have added speedy move templates to the first two pages. The third seems to be an umbrella category including other facets of the Slavia organisation so I haven't done anything there. Cloudz679 (talk) 05:39, 18 June 2011 (UTC)

Isik University[edit]

Hi Darwinek. I would appreciate it if you could review your decision to undo my entry on Isik University.

In case there is more than one institution with the same name, then clearly there is am ambiguity.

As an example, please refer to this:

I felt the need to create a disambiguation page for Isik University, because there are two separate universities under this name, one is based in Istanbul, Turkey, the other in Erbil, Iraq.

David.meddleton (talk) 13:32, 19 June 2011 (UTC)

US National Archives collaboration[edit]

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Would you like to help improve Wikipedia's coverage of topics related to the National Archives and its incredible collection? This summer, the National Archives—which houses some of America's most important historical documents—is hosting me as its Wikipedian in Residence, and I have created WP:NARA to launch these efforts.

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Mulitiple move requests[edit]

The multiple move requests that you have made at Talk:Martin Ruzicka is improper. Each move must be judged on its own merits. Lumping these moves all together does not allow for a case-by-case anysis to determine if the rename is, or is not, justified per WP:AT. I request that you start a move request for each article one its own talk page. Dolovis (talk) 04:30, 23 June 2011 (UTC)

It is not improper. It is done all the time. Its what we have requested you to do over and over again. Its the having to repeat each argument over and over again at each page that is improper. In a centralized discussion like this some can end up being moved and others not moved. People who !vote say which ones they do or don't agree with. -DJSasso (talk) 14:39, 23 June 2011 (UTC)

Groby na pl wiki[edit]

Witaj! Jeśli masz czas i chęć to poprzyklejaj [7] groby do artykułów w pl wiki bo mnie tam zablokowali na kilka lat i nie moge nic zrobić a narobiłem tych fotek jak głupi i teraz inne Wikipedie mają a PL wiki nie.Lukasz2 (talk) 23:23, 28 June 2011 (UTC) Według schematu Nagrobek Stanisława Staszewskiego na Cmentarzu Bródnowskim i dalej powinno pójść jak z płatka.Lukasz2 (talk) 23:24, 28 June 2011 (UTC)


Hi. Redundant, although the dimos box does have the advantage of hiding the more localised map.♦ Dr. Blofeld 15:57, 29 June 2011 (UTC)

I would think it appropriate to nominate both as Greece does not need its own infobox. However, I think infobox settlement should be updated to have the shrunk map option and then nominate it..♦ Dr. Blofeld 16:04, 29 June 2011 (UTC)


Hi Darwinek, I've created the category as you suggested and populated it with players from the Czech equivalent category as well as players from the current squad of the club. Have fun adding extra players as and when you see them! Cloudz679 (talk) 17:43, 29 June 2011 (UTC)


Tx for your additions to Árpád Orbán. I couldn't tell where you got the info from, as you didn't add a ref. Also, you inadvertently deleted his place of birth, which I restored (the infobox is not enough). You can respond here. Best.--Epeefleche (talk) 18:46, 4 July 2011 (UTC)


Hi Darwinek, thanks for spotting the Nuevo Berlin double article issue. I will merge asap. Hoverfish Talk 16:37, 6 July 2011 (UTC)

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Template talk:Did you know/Polish-Czechoslovakian confederation[edit]

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Talk:Lordship of Hummel[edit]

A bit of a mess. Any suggestions? --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| talk to me 20:49, 13 September 2011 (UTC)

Could you add assessment tags to articless?[edit]

If you stub them, tag hem as well, see Talk:Bronisław Krzywobłocki. It's not that hard :) And it IS very useful, as tagged articles can be picked up by Article Alerts and other tools (example). --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| talk to me 19:46, 24 October 2011 (UTC)

Sure, not a problem. :) - Darwinek (talk) 09:46, 25 October 2011 (UTC)

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Def. article[edit]

Thanks for the fixes of the definite articles on the Olympic flag bearer articles - it's something I forgot to go through and check before organising them all. violet/riga [talk] 14:15, 27 October 2011 (UTC)


Thanks for the welcome message, even though I have been on wikipedia for a quite long time right now. I am hoping to increase my contributions to English wiki sometime soon... Cheers Azizkayihan (talk) 22:16, 13 November 2011 (UTC)


Hello. Thank you for the heads up. I have redirected the names of the Slovakian women's ice hockey players to include the appropriate accents. Have a good day Maple Leaf (talk) 16:57, 14 November 2011 (UTC)

Lorenzo Juarros García[edit]

Hi there DARWINEK, VASCO here,

please stop adding that category to this player's article. I'll elaborate: a BASQUE FOOTBALLER (or CATALAN or GALICIAN FOOTBALLER), refers to a footballer who hails from X,Y, or Z region. Loren played for a BASQUE team yes, but he was NOT born there. Also, i apologize if my summary came across as a bit harsh, keep up the good work!

Attentively, happy week - --Vasco Amaral (talk) 15:30, 25 November 2011 (UTC)


Hello Darwinek, thanks for the greetings. I am not new, but I mainly work in spanish wikipedia. If I can be of help, please tell me so. Best regards, --Barri (talk) 03:51, 8 December 2011 (UTC)

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Czeskie gminy[edit]

Cześć, jakbyś na polski przetłumaczył:

gmina z rozszerzonymi uprawnieniami i gmina z upoważnionym urzędem gminnym? Czy są w ogóle w RCz jakieś gminy dla których jedno i drugie nie jest jednakowe? D_T_G (PL) 16:43, 20 December 2011 (UTC)

Cześć. Tłumaczyłbym chyba gmina z rozszerzoną działalnością, choć gmina z rozszerzonymi uprawnieniami też jest ok. Gmina z upoważnionym urzędem gminnym jest w porządku. Na drugie pytanie nie jestem w stanie odpowiedzieć, ale spodziewam się, że po czesku w internecie pewnie znajdziesz odpowiedź. Może na stronach czeskiego GUSu (ČSÚ) coś będzie. - Darwinek (talk) 18:36, 20 December 2011 (UTC)
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Interlanguage links removed from 'Gwiazdka Cieszyńska' et al?[edit]

If the reason for removing these is that in future there will be new articles created in English, surely it would be logical to retain the interlanguage links until those new articles are completed so that readers are made aware that there is further information available, albeit in another language, which could be readily translated via a web translater in the meantime if desired (talk) 18:24, 8 January 2012 (UTC)

That is not the convention we use here on English Wikipedia. The point is that red links are useful for automatic linkage through "What links here" function. So after somebody will create a new article, nothing has to be done, since the links from other articles will already be working. As for red links from your article, I am sure we will have articles on Londzin, Stalmach, Reger and others soon, as they were quite important people. Please read WP:REDLINK. - Darwinek (talk) 18:40, 8 January 2012 (UTC)

Thank you for the feedback, and understand the intent, especially when there is an article already in process for a link, but if not, this system of sometimes numerous red words seems rather 'off-putting' which may conflict with broader aims of Wikipedia. Another issue which may also cause conflict, is attempting to balance technical correctness with readability, and while some wording may seem superfluous to some, the same wording may help sustain the interest, or provoke further interest, of others. [Of course if such information is incorrect or irrelevent to the article then it should not be included, or should be removed.] A final issue I would like to raise here is the linking of dates (years in particular). I understand that it is not desirable to have a proliferation of date links in an article, but would have thought that as well as birth and death dates, it would seem reasonable to also link keys dates in international or local history to provide an optional broader perspective to information contained in the article. [As may be obvious I am a new contributor to Wikipedia so please forgive me for raising questions that perhaps are already fully addressed elsewhere in Wikipedia information available to me (although I have looked at the information to which new contributors are directed), but am interested in attempting further contributions so would like to be clear from the outset on what I should and should not do!] StanG 09:23, 9 January 2012 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Stanisław Grodyński (talkcontribs)

As for the conventions on dates and years, read WP:DATES. Be advised that WP links I am sending you are universally accepted to the point that there are several authorized automated bots fixing things like linked years or incorrect external links. I respect you are new to English Wikipedia and as such you are prone to make a lot of mistakes. Before making any larger edits, you could browse through various WP guidelines that could provide answers to your questions. - Darwinek (talk) 18:37, 9 January 2012 (UTC)

Jozef Žovinec[edit]

I saw this. Thanks, I couldn't find anymore info about him. :) Normandie 12:45, 12 January 2012 (UTC)

Jan Maroši[edit]

Hi, can you please check your recent addition to the Jan Maroši article? Sources support him playing 366 times in the top flight. On the Brno profile he has 198+167 (365). Your recent edit stated 198+52 (250). Further, although you added clubs to his infobox, I don't know if appearances in the eighth level of Austrian football (or any country for that matter) are notable. I noticed you didn't add the matches for TJ Sokol Křoví-Budišov. Maybe it would be better to put in the main article that he later played in the Austrian lower leagues, or words to that effect. What do you think? Thanks, Cloudz679 11:44, 14 January 2012 (UTC)

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Pope John Paul II Peer review[edit]

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Lach dialects[edit]

Can you explain to me why you thought the map on Lach dialects, and the mention of the Silesian language is NPOV? Admittedly, I translated this from the German Wikipedia, so perhaps there's a cultural nuance I'm missing, but linguistically, mentioning that it is transitional from Silesian rather than standard Polish would seem to be a simple statement of fact. And while it's possible that the map is inaccurate (and if so, please explain), I don't see what could be at all POV about it. Thanks, Quintucket (talk) 23:40, 24 January 2012 (UTC)

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Hello. The usual problem with this article is the statement that Lach dialects have something to do with the Silesian language. There is no respectable source saying that, and also in the article we have only sources citing Lach dialects to be part of Czech and Polish language respectively. Moreover even the definition of "Silesian language" is still controversial. The second problem is the inaccurate map. Just a quick look at it reveals gross inaccuracies. For example the pink area in the northeastern corner of the country is the western part of Cieszyn Silesia, region divided between the Czech Republic and Poland. The dialect spoken there, Cieszyn Silesian dialect is a "border" dialect classified by linguists as a dialect of Czech and Polish language respectively, with Polish prevalent in the sources. Such maps seem to be quite tricky. There are no general use regarding their creation and they can easily misrepresent some facts by not adhering to some academic linguistic source. - Darwinek (talk) 06:48, 25 January 2012 (UTC)
I believe that the claims about Silesian came from the German article. I still don't see how it's NPOV. I could believe unverified, as none of the sources in the English version support it, but it makes sense. Given that historically, Silesian and not standard Polish was spoken in the area to the north of Czech Silesia, any claims about it being transitional between Czech and "Polish" are likely to refer to Silesian, rather than standard Polish, which wasn't spoken anywhere near there until after WWII. If however we're going to exclude claims that it might be Silesian, we should exclude claims that it might have Polish influence as well. Those claims also seem to come directly from the German Wikipedia, without any sources I can verify.
As for the map, it says exactly that, that the pink area is a transitional dialect. If you can tell me what issues you have with the map, keeping in mind that this is a map of the pre-WWII distribution of dialects, I can correct them. Regards, Quintucket (talk) 07:19, 25 January 2012 (UTC)
Well, we could deem the Silesian connection from historical implications, however there is no reliable source confirming that. We have a source in the article confirming relation to Polish language. Personally from own experience, if you'd hear some people from the region speaking Lach dialect, it is much much more closer to the Czech language. As for the map, the problem is that the pink area is not "Moravian-Silesian transitional dialects" but Cieszyn Silesian dialect solely. - Darwinek (talk) 20:09, 26 January 2012 (UTC)
Can you show me the source in the article that demonstrates Polish connections? For Silesian, I'm sure there are articles stating that. The German article specifically states Silesian, but most of the sources in the German article are: 1. in a language I don't speak, and 2. physically inaccessible to me. If you want I'll just stick the German refs and citations in wholesale and be done with it. Your complaints seem to have changed from NPOV to verifiability, and Generally, there are two times that I ignore WP's standards on verifiability: 1. When I'm translating from a well-sourced foreign language Wikipedia article, and 2. when I'm dealing with what's common knowledge within a given field. The Silesian point fits both of those, and ignoring what's patently obvious (ask any historical linguist if standard Polish was spoken in Silesia prior to WWII), and disregarding what we both know, gets in the way of making a good article.
As for the map, I'm willing to change the translation if you wish. I think what it's really trying to say is that for historical reasons, the area was claimed to be both Czech and Polish. But I really don't give a damn about the historical Czech-Polish dispute over that little city, but the people there did identify as Polish, what language they spoke doesn't matter in the context of an article about Lach dialects. If you agree that the rest of the map is accurate, I'll change that bit; if you don't agree, I'll change pretty much whatever else you object to on your say-so. --Quintucket (talk) 23:54, 26 January 2012 (UTC)
Footnote number 3 cites relation to the Polish language. By the way, if you'd look at the Czech and Polish Wikipedias, none of them says anything about being a dialect of "Silesian language". Basically both Wikipedias agree that it is a dialect of Czech language. WP:IAR is a nice quasi-rule but it is inferior to other WP rules like sourcing and verifiability. As for the map, I would be happy, if you would make the change. - Darwinek (talk) 20:55, 27 January 2012 (UTC)
Ignore all rules is not a "quasi-rule." It's the last of the five pillars (something not even true of WP:V), and essentially says that when there's good reason to, other rules can be ignored. It takes discussion as to when to apply it obviously, but my position as I said, is that when translating from another Wikipedia, using sources I can't access or understand, it's better to leave claims unsourced rather than misrepresenting the sources due to a translation error, or omitting them owing to systematic bias resulting to lack of sources and/or my inability to find them suitable English-language online sources.
Fortunately where issues such as this are concerned, systematic bias is much less of an issue, because we have so many Wikipedians who do speak the relevant languages, and on this note, I thank you for translating what the Czech and Polish WPs say. The original German Wikipedia article also says that it's considered by most linguists to a dialect of Czech. As this is where the citation for the claim that some Polish linguists also consider it a dialect of Polish, I suspect that probably the linked source (have you looked at it? It's a book cite, and in Polish, so I can't) is a Polish source arguing that Lach is a Polish dialect, and that either something got lost in translation, or someone decided that WP:NPOV meant equal weight to all positions. How does it sound if we change the wording to be line with the German WP: something like: "generally considered a dialect of Czech, though some Polish researchers consider it a dialect of Polish," and omit references to Silesian altogether?
And I'll change the map before I re-add it, no problem. Thanks, Quintucket (talk) 22:39, 28 January 2012 (UTC)
Your proposed wording seems pretty much okay. I think the claim to be a dialect of Polish needs more sources. The source used in the article does not provide any page, so it is incomplete and unverifiable even for Polish Wikipedians. Apart from that I think there shouldn't be any controversy. - Darwinek (talk) 21:13, 30 January 2012 (UTC)
If you'd prefer we can omit the claim, or omit the reference and use a cn tag. It definitely sounds like it would be undue weight to say most Polish linguists support it, and though I believe it's plausible that some support it you're absolutely right about the page number. It also occurs to me that we don't (or at least I don't) know who this linguist is, or if they're reputable or not; the fact that it's a Soviet-era publication, when academic credentials were less important than political ones is also worrying. Regards, Quintucket (talk) 01:58, 31 January 2012 (UTC)
Maybe we can keep the claim and add {{Page needed}} and wait if someone will add it. Anyways, it could be treated as "citation needed" case - if there is no improvement after several weeks, we can delete the claim. - Darwinek (talk) 19:00, 31 January 2012 (UTC)

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Miroslav Janů[edit]

Hi Darwinek. Saw this and thought of you! The article is poorly referenced, I tried an idnes search but there were thousands of results, and nothing particularly interesting. Please could you take a quick look for references and get back to me, thank you! - Cloudz679 16:08, 8 February 2012 (UTC)

Thank you. I will use those later. Cloudz679 20:05, 8 February 2012 (UTC)
Done! Thanks a lot. Cloudz679 10:00, 9 February 2012 (UTC)

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Help with talkpage move[edit]

Hi Darwinek.

Please can you move Talk:Vratislaus II, Duke of Bohemia to Talk:Vratislaus II of Bohemia per the original article move of 2008, currently the article and talk page are in different places. Thank you. Cloudz679 11:54, 22 March 2012 (UTC)


Hej, ktoś właśnie na pl-wiki wrzucił takie coś File:Polacy na Zaolziu.png, można tego też na en-wiki chyba użyć też. Just a hint. Ja idę spać, dobranoc :) D_T_G (PL) 22:21, 25 June 2012 (UTC)

From MBi[edit]

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Vladimír Penc, et al[edit]

Thanks again for helping with the correct country of birth on the Czech atheltes I've created. Lugnuts And the horse 13:40, 7 October 2012 (UTC)


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Lach dialect[edit]

Hey, as I see you're a native Polish speaker would you be able to give a Polish translation of this quote by Łysohorsky in the first table (and check my Czech one)? I was thinking of including that as a sample text in the Lach dialects article. Thanks - filelakeshoe 03:01, 6 November 2012 (UTC)

thx! - filelakeshoe 08:31, 6 November 2012 (UTC)

DYK for Augustyn Łukosz[edit]

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Polish actors[edit]

Once again, great work on expanding the recent wave of Polish film actor articles I started. Nice one! Lugnuts Dick Laurent is dead 13:01, 4 December 2012 (UTC)

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Ligotka Alodialna[edit]


czy mógłbyś stworzyć jakieś stuby na cs-wiki i en-wiki o Ligotce Alodialnej, bo na niemieckiej wiki jest o niej artykuł: de:Zpupná Lhota, szkoda żeby było tylko tam. D_T_G (PL) 13:08, 30 December 2012 (UTC)

Domyślam się, że nie chcesz angażować się w tworzenie haseł na cs-wiki, no ja tym bardziej bo nie znam tego języka. Ale czytać w miarę, więc czasem przeglądam jakie mają hasła bez odpowiednika na pl-wiki. Mieli hasło o Solcy, więc takowy stworzyłem:pl:Solca (Karwina) :) Przy okazji zmieniłem tytuł hasła o dzielnicy Karwiny - z Kopalnie na Doły, bo taką podaje pl:Komisja Standaryzacji Nazw Geograficznych poza Granicami Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej ([11]) i taka obowiązuje na wiki, nie wiem jak na en-wiki, ale jakbyś miał jakieś źródło na to, że po polsku obowiązuje nazwa Kopalnie to byłbym wdzięczny jakbyś je podał. Pozdrawiam, D_T_G (PL) 13:39, 6 January 2013 (UTC) P.S. Przy okazji spytam czy hasło o pl:Hermanice na en-wiki miałoby być raczej w Hermanice, gdzie teraz jest redir do Heřmanice, czy raczej z tytułem Hermanice, Ustroń? D_T_G (PL) 13:48, 6 January 2013 (UTC)



kiedyś jakiś ip-ek wkleił do hasła Jaworze, Silesian Voivodeship taki tekst: [12], było to wręcz dosłowne przetłumaczenie fragmentów tekstu z monografii Jadwigi Roik dostępnej online: [13]. Np. na stronie 24 monografii pisze:

Pierwsza wzmianka wymieniająca Jaworze, pochodzi z wykazu wsi Księstwa Cieszyńskiego z 1302 r. Pod względem dokumentacji historycznej wagę ma jednak dopiero notacja z 1305 r. Znajduje się ona w spisie wsi mających dawać biskupowi wrocławskiemu - Henrykowi z Wierzbna - dziesięcinę zbożową.

a IP-ek przetłumaczył to tak:

Its name was mentioned for the first time in the list of ducal villages of the Duchy of Cieszyn coming from the year 1302. But regarding historical documentation, the first important note is dated 1305 and is found in a list of villages which were to pay a tithe of grain to Henryk of Wierzbno, the bishop of Wrocław.

Nie wiem czy to nie zahacza o naruszenie praw autorskich gminy Jaworze i autorki... a tak poboczem to w monografii regionu Panica nie ma nic o jakimś spisie wsi cieszyńskich z 1302 roku, co zastanawia skąd to info. Ale, nie ważne. Co sądzisz o tym naruszeniu praw? D_T_G (PL) 22:59, 14 January 2013 (UTC)

Jan Hoffman[edit]

Any reason for taking out the category for Jewish musicians? The fact that he went into hiding during WWII indicates a certain problem with heritage. This was the standard method of continuing with a music career for Jewish musicians, whom were banned under Nazi control, regardless of whether other mention of his heritage is mentioned in the article. Pkeets (talk) 18:51, 27 January 2013 (UTC)

Armenian women.[edit]

Thank you so much for your interest in my articles. When I first started using Wikipedia, there was virtually no Armenian women articles. I mean none! One of my first tasks was to create them. I created articles regarding such prominent Armenian women such as Zabel Yesayan, Zabel Sibil Asadour, Araksi Cetinyan, Hranush Arshagyan (this one was very tragic), Maryam Şahinyan, Diana Abgar, Jaklin Çarkçı, Srpuhi Kalfayan, Yeranuhi Karakashian, and others. Just recently there have been attacks on elderly Armenian women in Samatya and this needs to be an article on its own which I'm up to the task for. Once again thank you for your considerations! Proudbolsahye (talk) 19:31, 27 January 2013 (UTC)

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Skrochowitz - more info[edit]

Please flip the Mekong Delta Satellite photo if possible[edit]

I was blown away by the below photo.

Anyway, is it possible to flip the photo "right side up". Many thanks!

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Nomination of Czech Footballer of the Year for deletion[edit]

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Hi Darwinek, you should see this current AfD before making any more comments at the Czech Footballer of the Year AfD. FWIW I feel it's a WP:POINTY nomination and I will not be taking part in the discussion, although I do welcome the chance to improve referencing. Thanks, C679 18:44, 5 February 2013 (UTC)

  • We need to find the rational solution for such articles. Keep all (and improve) or delete all. NickSt (talk) 19:32, 5 February 2013 (UTC)

Cities in Kosovo[edit]

I would like to require as to why the category Category:Cities, towns and villages in Kosovo was deleted and on what basis did you get the right to act as such. Being that this is a constructive web site, such actions are not of that nature at all. I would like to know your rational explanation if one exists. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Atdheu (talkcontribs) 21:56, 11 February 2013 (UTC)

Notification of proposal to ban Moroccan articles from Did You Know?[edit]

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Tagging list of Poles[edit]

I wonder if you'd be interested in my little current side project: ensuring that all individuals in List of Poles have a WPPOLAND talk template. This is so that this nice listing (Wikipedia:WikiProject Poland/Popular pages) would be more correct. I am currently working from top down, started yesterday with musicians. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 02:15, 30 April 2013 (UTC)

Would it? Never tried it. Is it easy to use? --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 06:02, 30 April 2013 (UTC)

Love history & culture? Get involved in WikiProject World Digital Library![edit]

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Love history & culture? Get involved in WikiProject World Digital Library![edit]

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Hi Darwinek! I'm the Wikipedian In Residence at the World Digital Library, a project of the Library of Congress and UNESCO. I'm recruiting Wikipedians who are passionate about history & culture to participate in improving Wikipedia using the WDL's vast free online resources. Participants can earn our awesome WDL barnstar and help to disseminate free knowledge from over 100 libraries in 7 different languages. Please sign up to participate here. Thanks for editing Wikipedia and I look forward to working with you! SarahStierch (talk) 17:28, 23 May 2013 (UTC)


Hallo, I am interested in hydronymy as it looks the language of prehistoric Europe is reflected therein. I left a message on the wikiproject rivers talkpage, just looking for editors with similar interests to exchange information. I have discovered the so called old european hydronymy is not limited to Europe but has many correspondences in Iran, India and furhter away so I think this disproves the current scholarly etymological interpretations. Presently I am trying to research Bengal and Burma. Thanks for reading this note.Aldrasto11 (talk) 10:51, 3 June 2013 (UTC)

Questions about Wikipedia[edit]

Hi, you wrote on my wall several years ago welcoming me to wikipedia. Thanks for that. Anyways, I recently spent a few hours preparing a new article that I posted on June 3. It wasn't exactly complete, but I spent enough time to add a few sections and make it presentable enough so that it was at least better than many "stub" articles, and planned to eventually complete it over time. Instead, I checked back less than a week later and found that it had been deleted by some awful mod User:Deb (who's talk page seems to be littered with complains about her having deleted people's pages, how is she a mod anyways?). I also can't seem to find a way to restore it, or even to view what I had written so that I can fix things up and republish it; I really don't want to spend all that time rewriting everything. It should be stored somewhere on here right? Where can I find it?

Hope you can help. Again, didn't really know where to go or who to ask - you had posted on my wall so you were the only person I had as a contact. Please let me know what I can do. ZeekLTK (talk) 02:44, 15 June 2013 (UTC)

Dmowski for GA[edit]

I am now copyediting Roman Dmowski. Perhaps you'd be interested in helping out? I'd like to have the article improved sufficiently to nominate it for WP:GAN in the near future. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 12:41, 19 September 2013 (UTC)

Hanna Brodin[edit]

Hello! Hanna Brodin (the skier) got married and changed her last name to Erikson. There is already a swimmer listed on Wikipedia with the name Hanna Eriksson. The skier has the unusual spelling 'Erikson', so their last names are a little different.

The current page Hanna Brodin redirects to, Hanna Eriksson, refers to the swimmer and not the skier, so some fixing is still required :( -- Lejman (talk) 22:39, 3 January 2014 (UTC)

WikiProject Poland Newsletter • January 2014 • Issue II[edit]

WikiProject Poland Newsletter • January 2014 • Issue II
For our freedom and yours

Welcome to the second issue of WikiProject Poland newsletter, the Monitor (named after the first Polish newspaper).

Our Project has been operational since 1 June, 2005, and also serves as the Poland-related Wikipedia notice board. I highly recommend watchlisting the Wikipedia:WikiProject Poland page, so you can be aware of the ongoing discussions. We hope you will join us in them, if you haven't done so already! Unlike many other WikiProjects, we are quite active; we get close to a hundred discussion threads each year and we do a pretty good job at answering all issues raised. Last year we were featured in the Signpost, and our interviewer was amazed at our activity. In the end, however, even as active as we are, we are just a tiny group - you can easily become one of our core members!

In addition to a lively encyclopedic, Poland-related, English-language discussion forum, we have numerous useful tools that can be of use to you - and that you could help us maintain and develop:

  • we have an active assessment department. As of now, our project has tagged almost 83,000 pages as Poland-related - that's an improvement of over 3,000 new pages since the last newsletter. Out of which 30 still need a quality assessment, and 2,000, importance assessment. We have done a lot to clear the backlog here (3 years ago those numbers were 1,500 and 20,000, respectively). Can you help assess a few pages?
    • assessing articles is as easy as filling in the class= and importance= parameters on the talk page in the {{WPPOLAND|class=|importance=}} template. See here for a how-to guide.
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  • you can also see detailed deletion discussions at Wikipedia:WikiProject Deletion sorting/Poland (which is a good place to watchlist if you just want to stay up to date on possible deletions of Poland-related content)
  • we have also begun B-class quality reviews on our talk page, and if our activity increases, hopefully we will be able to institute our own A-class quality reviews. As of now, we have about 500 C-class articles in need of a B-class review. If you'd like to help with them, instructions for doing B-class reviews are to be found in point 10 of our assessment FAQ. In addition to this automated list, you are also encouraged to help review articles from our B-class reviews requested list found here.
  • also, those articles will be included in our cleanup listing, which allows us to see which top-importance articles are in need for attention, and so on. We have tens of thousands articles in need of cleanup there, so if you ever need something to do, just look at this gigantic list. (I am currently reviewing the articles tagged with notability, either proving them notable or nominating for deletion; there are still several dozens left if you want to help!).
  • did you know that newly created Poland-related articles are listed here. They need to be reviewed, often cleaned-up, occasionally nominated for deletion, and their creators may need to be welcomed and invited to our project if they show promise as new authors of Poland-related content.
  • we are maintaining a Portal:Poland
  • automated Wikipedia:WikiProject Poland/Popular pages lists the most popular Poland-related pages from the previous month(s)
  • Breaking news: we are looking for a Wikipedian in Residence for the New York City area. See Wikipedia:GLAM/Józef Piłsudski Institute of America for details.

This is not all; on our page you can find a list of useful templates (including userboxes), awards and other tools!

With all that said, how about you join our discussions at WT:POLAND? Surely, there must be something you could help others with, or perhaps you are in need of assistance yourself?

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"According to the Austrian census of 1910 the town had 22,489 inhabitants. 13,254 (61.5%) were German-speaking...." Sca (talk) 16:00, 1 February 2014 (UTC)

Yes. That does not mean all of them were forcibly expelled, especially when the town was divided in 1920 between Poland and Czechoslovakia. Both countries had very different policies towards the German population after the war. - Darwinek (talk) 20:12, 1 February 2014 (UTC)
After which war? If you mean WWI, that would be true, but irrelevant to this passage.
If you mean WWII — which is what's meant in context here — that's not true at all. Nearly all ethnic Germans resident in a) Silesia, Pomerania, Danzig and southern East Prussia, and b) the so-called "Sudetenland" districts of Bohemia and Moravia were expelled from the new Poland with it's Oder-Neisse western border and from reconstituted Czechoslovakia, respectively.
The methods of expulsion and their time periods differed somewhat, but the results were the same: Almost all Germans who had survived the war were forcibly removed, eventually to be replaced, in varying degree, by Poles and Czechs, respectively.
By adding, "the town's surviving German inhabitants were expelled," I am not inserting a value judgment in the article, I'm simply stating a historical fact — a fact which explains to the uninformed reader what happened to the previously existing German-speaking population of Cieszyn/Teschen.
I realize that all or nearly all the Jewish residents of the town would have been killed by the Nazis. The census figures cited show 2,112 Jewish residents in 1910, and mention is made of Jews being prohibited from declaring Yiddish as their language, forcing them to declare German.
If for the sake of argument we subtract total of Jews from the 1910 total of German-speakers, that still would leave a hypothetical 11,142 German-speaking residents, or nearly 49 percent of the total of 22,489. Thus, before WWI ethnic Germans comprised half or nearly half of the town's population.
While there may have been ethnographic changes in the interwar period, this plurality of German residents presumably remained at the end of WWII, and while unknown numbers would have been killed in the final phase of the war or thereafter, a sizable number would have remained who had to go somewhere. That somewhere was what remained of Germany after Potsdam.
So, please do not again remove "the town's surviving German inhabitants were expelled." Dziękuje. Sca (talk) 21:53, 1 February 2014 (UTC)
I was rather referring to the policies after WWII. In Poland, the state policy towards Ethnic Germans varied depending on the territory of inhabitance, i.e. if the population lived in post-WWII annexed territories, or in proper pre-WWII Poland (which was the case of Cieszyn). If we consider the post-WWII situation of Germans in Poland, there is not an absolute certainty of expulsion. Many Germans fled "on their own", simply fleeing the incoming Red Army, while the majority was forcibly expelled. To counter WP:UNDUE, I would suggest to include this fact along with the information of the annihilation of Jewish residents of the town. - Darwinek (talk) 00:41, 2 February 2014 (UTC)
To go into great detail about the removal of the Germans wouldn't be appropriate in this article, but I have changed the clause to say "the town's surviving German inhabitants fled or were expelled." OH, I see you've already done that. I'm OK with the current statement. Sca (talk) 15:25, 2 February 2014 (UTC)
After 1920 many ethnic Germans left the town. In 1931 Cieszyn had 14707 inhabitants, 12156 (82,7%) Poles, and in 1937 it was around 18 000 in total, almost 12% Germans, 8% Jews. D_T_G (PL) 17:03, 2 February 2014 (UTC)
I see. On the other hand, it seems quite likely that the proportion of Germans would have increased during the Nazi occupation. Sca (talk) 18:46, 2 February 2014 (UTC)
Very probably yes. During Austro-Hungarian times, Teschen had a large number of ethnic Germans, as the town was an important administrative regional seat. Large number of Austrians migrated there to work in the state administration. This situation was probably kind of similar during the Nazi German times. The town was once again the seat of regional administration, and this was very probably followed by a significant influx of Germans to the town. - Darwinek (talk) 18:59, 2 February 2014 (UTC)
There was a certain group of people in the region who were declaring the most convenient nationality at given time, or simply because of fear. In late 1939 "Fingerabdruck" census gave 26,460 inhabitants, 15,658 Germans, 8,553 Poles, 295 Czechs, 1,752 Silesians, 202 others. Later Volksliste (DVL) had 25,845 people in Cieszyn, 88% were given III category. D_T_G (PL) 19:10, 2 February 2014 (UTC)
DTG, can you please add this census data to the article? Thanks. - Darwinek (talk) 17:52, 2 February 2014 (UTC)
Interesting. Gets complicated, doesn't it? Sca (talk) 22:00, 2 February 2014 (UTC)

I have a picture the Archivists of Tuskegee Airmen are likely interested in and would like to provide you with a jpeg of my original Tiff scanned in after I retrieved it in my family Archive[edit]

The picture is of the two men being transported into the pacific theater and taken just before the murders and my Welsh Grandfather was blocked from the JaG push to court marshal and subsequently Murdered with digitoxin on easter sunday when my father was only 13 yo and his widow left sans death benefit by wicked brass ~!~ The original TIFF I generated is scanned in at 1200 DPI 78MB 10228 DPI x 8080 DPI on a Canoscan N670U and processed to Jpeg using Photoshop CS on a rebuilt e-machine converted to my peripherals handler and loaded with my own copy of WinXP.

I feel like I am fighting Heart's War Alone and they refuse to release the hostage Bride ! — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 23:01, 22 February 2014 (UTC)

Please Contact me at and I will Gladly email you a copy of Part of Crew - LST 295 4.82 MB JPEG ~!~ I want the picture delivered to the Tuskegee Project ~!~ — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 22:52, 22 February 2014 (UTC)

Two-Factor Authentication now available for admins[edit]


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ref tool[edit]

Hi, do you know about this tool:

I thought since it looks like you do a lot of "fixing up" type of wiki work, you might be interested in helping clear bare references as well. it's easy, just copy the article title in. just watch out tho.. it does "watch this page" by default. --Jennica talk / contribs 05:06, 25 November 2016 (UTC)