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Categories for discussion[edit]

Wikipedia:WikiProject New Zealand/governments[edit]

Hello Hugo999, I note that you have contributed to Wikipedia:WikiProject New Zealand/governments in the past, are you willing to join me in re-creating it? It is no longer in use and New Zealand politics articles in general need substantial improving. Drop me a line if you want to help: There is work to do! Kiwiteen123 (talk) 4 July 2015 T 02:23 (UTC)

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Burnside High School[edit]

Hello! I am working on the Russian version "Burnside High School" article, which currently has short history section in wikipedia. I am writing you to ask - is there a possibility for you to visit a National Library at Welligton and obtain an electronic copy of book "Choosing the right path : Burnside High School 1960-2010 / Paul O'Connor" (http://natlib.govt.nz/records/21643829), and put some information into the article? Also I can buy a hard copy of that book. Could you give me an advice, if it's possible? I'll be happy to get any version and any part of that book. Thank you for your time, --Voyagerim (talk) 13:25, 7 June 2015 (UTC)

Hi Voyagerim: Will look at the book next Friday at the copy in the National Library, Wellington. Published c2009 according to the listing (despite having 2010 in the title!) probably by a Christchurch bookshop so do not know whether copies would be avaliable now. Likewise re the earlier c1985 book/booklet about the school. PS: The English Wikipedia article seems fairly comprehensive, did you want more details? curious why a Christchurch high (secondary) school has an article on the Russian Wikipedia! Hugo999 (talk) 22:42, 7 June 2015 (UTC)
  • Well I don't think an electronic version is avaliable (though the NZ National Library has many magazines avaliable electronically), but what were you after. John Key was at Burnside High from 1975 to 1979. Hugo999 (talk) 11:25, 28 June 2015 (UTC)

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Your attention[edit]

Your notification of re-naming is admirable, and my apologies for being slack in responding.

Thanks for your continued efforts in an area of wikipedia few seem interested in - your edits are appreciated. my comments were in the main wrong about the various labels of buddhism, so have moved the comments. Please keep at it! JarrahTree 01:29, 24 June 2015 (UTC)

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Category:Australian real estate agents[edit]

Hi Hugo999. Some time ago I created this category, and recently you created Category:Australian real estate businesspeople, which I would think encompasses my category and is better. Can you see any reason why I should not roll them over into yours? Doug butler (talk) 22:20, 27 June 2015 (UTC)

Possibly no as the category Category:Australian real estate agents is not part of a category by nationality with other nationalities, and the category Category:Australian real estate businesspeople is broader. But there are American and Canadian subcategories in Category:Realtors; and categories for Category:Real estate brokers and Category:Estate agents (people) (which seems to be largely but not entirely British). How about separate categories Category:British real estate agents (new) and Category:Australian real estate agents as subcategories with American and Canadian realtors of Category:Realtors and real estate agents by country/nationality (ie retaining local usage of either realtors or real estate agents). People in the category Category:Real estate brokers could be absorbed into one of these categories; for Americans either Category:American real estate businesspeople (mostly) or Category:American realtors. I could write a proposal for “Categories for discussion” along those lines. NB: The New Zealand Yellow Pages category is “Real estate agents and consultants” though not enough to have a NZ Wikipedia category. For companies there is Category:Real estate companies by country. Hugo999 (talk) 23:59, 27 June 2015 (UTC)
I would think the one category (Real estate businesspeople) is plenty, and as you say, is used internationally. Doug butler (talk) 00:39, 28 June 2015 (UTC)
The category now has zero members. Can I take advantage of your kind offer to have it removed. Doug butler (talk) 11:51, 28 June 2015 (UTC)
Well I will schedule it! Hugo999 (talk) 12:39, 28 June 2015 (UTC)

Edit on Gun-type nuclear weapon[edit]

I was wondering if you had a source that contradicted that the Soviet Union had not built a gun-type bomb. Your edit here seems to indicate that you feel they did? Or was that a copyedit? Georgewilliamherbert (talk) 02:48, 1 July 2015 (UTC)

Re my edit that the Soviets like Britain never built a gun-type atomic bomb, the first Soviet Joe-1 of 1949 was a plutonium implosion bomb (possibly from Groves, will check), though it may be difficult to prove that the Soviets NEVER built a gun-type bomb. The US did have some gun-type uranium bombs apart from the artillery weapons, they were "bunker-buster" bombs which had to penetrate the ground. See Mark 8 nuclear bomb and Mark 11 nuclear bomb Hugo999 (talk) 09:37, 1 July 2015 (UTC)