User talk:GrindtXX

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Rogue Article, or not?[edit]

Do you have any views on Gatton, Surrey whether it is worthy of its own article?
Consider: we already have Gatton (UK Parliament constituency) for when it was a famed Rotten Borough.

Amenity society[edit]

Re this edit: I changed the capitalisation to all lower case because that's what the title, the lead section and the following section use - that is, the entire article except for that one section. By comparison, the article Building society consistently uses sentence case, except in names of organisations and the short titles of Acts of Parliament. If you think consensus would support the capitalisation you reverted to, you should move the article to Amenity Society. Hairy Dude (talk) 11:35, 26 August 2016 (UTC)

Err, um. I just realised what it is you actually said. The phrase is "National Amenity Society". Still, according to MOS:CAPS, "Generic words for institutions, organizations, companies, etc., and rough descriptions of them (university, college, hospital, high school) do not take capitals". I submit that "amenity society" falls under this rule. Note that Wikipedia generally doesn't slavishly follow the formatting used in its sources. Hairy Dude (talk) 11:50, 26 August 2016 (UTC)
@Hairy Dude Yes. My argument is that "amenity society" is certainly a generic term, covering hundreds of local societies, which should not be capitalised; but that the "National Amenity Societies" is the title of a specific official (or semi-official) grouping of 6 leading societies, recognised by planning legislation. Maybe the section needs a bit of reworking to make that clearer. However, I'm not going to get into an edit war over this. GrindtXX (talk) 12:06, 26 August 2016 (UTC)

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Damad Ali-Paša's Turbeh[edit]

Hi GrindtXX. You moved my article [Chippendale Society] some time ago, for which, thanks. I'd be glad if you'd do the same to this article as I don't know how. The correct spelling is "Damat", not "Damad", (redirects here). Thanks again. MarkDask 01:50, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

Thanks for doing that, and for the advice on my page. I will of course do the "in text" corrections myself. MarkDask 02:27, 4 December 2016 (UTC)


Hi GrindtXX. When you went to revert Reeves315's "watermelon" edit he had already reverted it (typical test edit). You therefore reverted his reversion - ie put it back! I've removed it now, but thanks for trying to clean up messes like this. Martin of Sheffield (talk) 14:19, 10 December 2016 (UTC)

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Lesbian rule[edit]

Hello, sorry for my wrong edit on Lesbian rule. You’re right. But I’m not totally wrong : my source was the French edition in Wikisource. The division in books and chapters isn’t always the same. Thanks. --Morburre (talk) 09:47, 7 February 2017 (UTC)


Apologies. I had thought I'd checked it properly but I had both Millbank prison & this page open ..& it was past my bed time. Regards JRPG (talk) 12:09, 7 February 2017 (UTC)

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