User talk:Dforest

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Welcome Click here to leave a new message.

Question[edit]

Good work on Yunnan-related articles. I have a question: are you a native Chinese reader? I'm trying to figure out a character. Badagnani (talk) 07:28, 5 February 2008 (UTC)

Thanks, see User_talk:Ran#Need Chinese character help. Badagnani (talk) 07:42, 5 February 2008 (UTC)

It's an inscription on a 108-year-old Vietnamese đàn tranh. I think the first two characters are a maker's mark (金声 = "golden sound"). The last character seems to mean "articulation" in Chinese music. __ 韻. Badagnani (talk) 07:55, 5 February 2008 (UTC)

It may very well be, but the left side looks different and I wasn't sure there was a dot at the top. It's not carefully written and it looks as if the wood is cracked. But I think it's a good guess. Badagnani (talk) 08:00, 5 February 2008 (UTC)

Thanks! If you don't have a dictionary, you could use http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Index:Chinese_radical . Badagnani (talk) 08:08, 5 February 2008 (UTC)

Question[edit]

where it is Defoestration??

This is my user page. Dforest is my user name. You are looking for Deforestation. Dforest (talk) 17:37, 12 February 2008 (UTC)

Korean cuisine[edit]

Hi, I just want to let you know about the contributors to this article. They have a great number of people who have been in conflict over the contents of the article and that it has gotten very contentious in the past. A long list of people have tried to mediate this and have been unsuccessful and have gotten the treatment you received.

Just want to let you know, --- Jeremy (talk) 18:20, 24 February 2008 (UTC)

Get out while you still can, they are not going to back down. I have had good working relationship with Badagani, but his passion for this article overwhelms any coherent thought. I actually had to request the article be completly locked down last time to prevent the open editing warfare over this issue. --- Jeremy (talk) 06:46, 26 February 2008 (UTC)

CR[edit]

I understand that you may have thought it an obvious reference, but I, and possibly others, did not. Regardless of obviousness, information still needs to be sourced because people unfamiliar with the topic may not find something as obvious as others who are. Case in point: I find it obvious that David Mitchell stars in the sitcom Peep Show; however it still requires a source, because many non-British people would not know anything about Mitchell or Peep Show. This means that pretty much everything needs to be sourced, particularly something as disputable as a cultural reference. I would like to thank you for complying with this, however I am not comfortable with leaving unsourced information in articles that I have worked extensively on, particularly those which are of featuted status. As is policy, it is best to source things when adding them, so that they won't be reverted. Again, thank you for adding the source. Gran2 10:15, 29 February 2008 (UTC)

Articles you might like to edit, from SuggestBot[edit]

SuggestBot predicts that you will enjoy editing some of these articles. Have fun!

Stubs
Mirin
Korean Chinese cuisine
Batter (cooking)
Wonton
Homepage
Bakkwa
Teriyaki
Wakame
Fish ball
Syrniki
Autoshaping
Barfi
Rice vinegar
Bonito
List of Indian drinks
Simmering
HARIBO
North American cuisine
Learning
Cleanup
Tandoori chicken
Dumpling
Sesame oil
Merge
Classical conditioning
Gratin
Moral absolutism
Add Sources
Ghee
Cuisine of Karnataka
Dashi
Wikify
Waterzooi
Ramune
Jambalaya
Expand
Donburi
Maharashtrian cuisine
Chreese

SuggestBot picks articles in a number of ways based on other articles you've edited, including straight text similarity, following wikilinks, and matching your editing patterns against those of other Wikipedians. It tries to recommend only articles that other Wikipedians have marked as needing work. Your contributions make Wikipedia better -- thanks for helping.

If you have feedback on how to make SuggestBot better, please tell me on SuggestBot's talk page. Thanks from ForteTuba, SuggestBot's caretaker.

P.S. You received these suggestions because your name was listed on the SuggestBot request page. If this was in error, sorry about the confusion. -- SuggestBot (talk) 22:30, 10 March 2008 (UTC)

AfD nomination of Emperors Club VIP[edit]

Nuvola apps important.svg

An editor has nominated Emperors Club VIP, an article on which you have worked or that you created, for deletion. We appreciate your contributions, but the nominator doesn't believe that the article satisfies Wikipedia's criteria for inclusion and has explained why in his/her nomination (see also "What Wikipedia is not").

Your opinions on whether the article meets inclusion criteria and what should be done with the article are welcome; please participate in the discussion by adding your comments at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Emperors Club VIP and please be sure to sign your comments with four tildes (~~~~).

You may also edit the article during the discussion to improve it but should not remove the articles for deletion template from the top of the article; such removal will not end the deletion debate. Thank you. BJBot (talk) 08:59, 12 March 2008 (UTC)

Thanks![edit]

Press barnstar.png The Press Barnstar
This Press Barnstar recognizes Dforest's timely tip on the breaking story of the true source of Barack Obama "Hope" poster.--ragesoss (talk) 03:47, 22 February 2009 (UTC)

Worcestershire Sauce[edit]

Hi Dforest! an article you have contributed to has been selected for the Wikipedia Version 0.8. offline release on DVD and iPhone. If you would like to make any last minute changes or improvements, you are most welcome to do so. Deadline is midnight UTC on Monday, 11 October. See also: Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Worcestershire#Worcestershire articles have been selected for the Wikipedia 0.8 release for other articles you may wish to update. --Kudpung (talk) 05:36, 27 September 2010 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for April 9[edit]

Hi. Thank you for your recent edits. Wikipedia appreciates your help. We noticed though that when you edited Japanese rice, you added a link pointing to the disambiguation page Curry rice (check to confirm | fix with Dab solver). Such links are almost always unintended, since a disambiguation page is merely a list of "Did you mean..." article titles. Read the FAQ • Join us at the DPL WikiProject.

It's OK to remove this message. Also, to stop receiving these messages, follow these opt-out instructions. Thanks, DPL bot (talk) 18:18, 9 April 2013 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of APS Netherlands[edit]

Ambox warning yellow.svg

The article APS Netherlands has been proposed for deletion because of the following concern:

Non-notable, no verifiable sources

While all constructive contributions to Wikipedia are appreciated, content or articles may be deleted for any of several reasons.

You may prevent the proposed deletion by removing the {{proposed deletion/dated}} notice, but please explain why in your edit summary or on the article's talk page.

Please consider improving the article to address the issues raised. Removing {{proposed deletion/dated}} will stop the proposed deletion process, but other deletion processes exist. In particular, the speedy deletion process can result in deletion without discussion, and articles for deletion allows discussion to reach consensus for deletion. - Mnnlaxer | talk | stalk 05:32, 26 July 2015 (UTC)