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Earth Abides[edit]

Magnificent job on Earth Abides! Note that TV documentary Aftermath Population Zero has many scenes similar to passages in Earth Abides: http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/aftermath/ Pepso2 (talk) 12:57, 13 March 2008 (UTC)

Peer review[edit]

Hello, I left a cursory review of Earth Abides, which you added to the Novels WikiProject PR page. You can read my comments [Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/Peer review/Earth Abides here]. Do let me know if you have any questions or comments. María (habla conmigo) 17:50, 14 March 2008 (UTC)

You're very welcome for the review, but I wouldn't sweat the small stuff too much. You're already off to a great start; I'm very impressed that you were able to find that many reliable sources (aside from the Wikipedia articles, that is)! I've found that researching is the easiest part about writing an article; it's the anal retentive attention to Manual of Style details that will kill you. If you ever have five hours to kill, there's always WP:MOS to keep you busy. :) Good luck! María (habla conmigo) 18:10, 14 March 2008 (UTC)

Earth abides/La Terre demeure[edit]

Hello Jacqke,

I wrote the short page about "La terre demeure" in the french wikipedia. This few words don't explain the impact this book had on me. The french edition is no more available and I live with its souvenir.

Your version is very extensive and covers many points of view : bravo !


Arnold Shultz[edit]

Hello, do you have any sources for your statement that the fiddle player in the photo that you linked to in the Shultz article ist Clarence Wilson? To my knowledge, the fiddler is believed to be "Uncle Pen" Vandiver. The yodeling cowboy (talk) 14:16, 14 September 2010 (UTC)

Hi, My source for that link is from the book "In the Country of Country" by Nicholas Dawidoff. Dawidoff seems to me a credible researcher who spent a great deal of time researching the origins of Country Music. That being said, I am still pursuing a definitive answer on that, so that the photo can be used on Wikipedia.Jacqke (talk) 15:19, 14 September 2010 (UTC)

Draft misplaced in mainspace[edit]

Hello. You placed an article that you said in your edit summary that was supposed to be a personal sandbox, but it was misplaced in the main encyclopedia space. I have moved it back into your userspace for you, it is located at User:Jacqke/draft article on mandores. If you have further questions, please feel free to contact me. Thanks --Fiftytwo thirty (talk) 01:14, 5 November 2010 (UTC)

Thank you! Never used the sandbox before.Jacqke (talk) 01:19, 5 November 2010 (UTC)

Yes, to get a user subpage it must have your username and then This→/← type of slash (I can never remember which is the backslash and which is the forwardslash). Then you can title it whatever you want. So it would be User:Jacqke/insert title here. Again, If you have any questions I am happy to answer them. --Fiftytwo thirty (talk) 01:41, 5 November 2010 (UTC)

refs[edit]

If you name a reference, you only have to type it once, then just call the ref name after that. Ref's go after punctuation, but I'm sure you knew that being a wikipedia copy editor and all that goes with it. Merry Christmas!--Mike - Μολὼν λαβέ 03:32, 25 December 2011 (UTC)

I have to admit that it has been a long time since I actively copy edited; simple fact is I generally lack the time and tend to get on when I have no sleep and therefore lack a brain. I appreciate your reminders. Merry ChristmasJacqke (talk) 06:40, 25 December 2011 (UTC)

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Proposed deletion of Benjamin Brown Martin[edit]

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A pie for you![edit]

A very beautiful Nectarine Pie.jpg I m so sorry for my ignorance because i taged ur article about dead person under prod blp. I owe you this. I think i m forgiven. It took a long time for me to cook it but its very delicious. Enjoy it!!! :) Yasht101 09:19, 28 February 2012 (UTC)

Oh definitely forgiven. That is very awesome. Thank you!Jacqke (talk) 03:33, 29 February 2012 (UTC)


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Thank you and Happy editing! Yasht101 :) 06:55, 26 March 2012 (UTC)

Nomination of Spearhead (novel) for deletion[edit]

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Happy Easter![edit]

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Happy Easter! Hope your day is great! Face-smile.svg Yasht101 13:54, 8 April 2012 (UTC)

Thank you. Haven't been on for a while and this was a nice surprise.Jacqke (talk) 01:21, 30 July 2012 (UTC)

An Article[edit]

I was thinking you might appreciate this article that I created today. Perhaps you might even expand it a bit if you have time? I've included enough sources to write up a decent biography, I just didn't have time today. User:Maunus ·ʍaunus·snunɐw· 02:28, 25 June 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for your help! Great work! I have nominated the article for DYK, and I have also created the article Silvio Ranieri if you are interested.User:Maunus ·ʍaunus·snunɐw· 15:06, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Wow! That cubist Mandolin is amazing, and the story is even more so!User:Maunus ·ʍaunus·snunɐw· 17:19, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
Thanks. It was a very lucky find. Researchers and that auction house have made this article easier to put together.Jacqke (talk) 17:23, 25 June 2013 (UTC)

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DYK for Luigi Embergher: Sharing the credit![edit]

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Gittern[edit]

Many thanks! It's taken me a while to get the nerve up to join in the work, I am a bit slow with anything other than Sibelius or Cubase (and I'm not an expert with these either!). Hopefully we can eliminate the speculative theories many reference works tend to repeat as fact and use actual historical source material to expand the early instrument articles. Pupsikon 05:02, 10 October 2014 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Pupsikon (talkcontribs)

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Hi Jacqke, here's a line of thought I would welcome your assistance with. I see articles on the guitar and related stuff which constantly repeat the hoary myth (in my humble opinion) of the Arabic origin for the guitar, gittern, and so forth.

Here's a provisional list of the problems I have with it - I would be grateful for feedback.

1. No actual historical sources - nothing in any documents, letters, etc., from the period to support the theory. Nada absolute. I keep finding a reference to 'guitarra latina' and 'guitarra morisco' with no attributable source or context, so if you know where this comes from (apart from modern encyclopedias trotting out the theory) - it's a good place to investigate further I think..

2. The Cantigas de Santa Maria illustration appearing in articles like the one on the guitar (third one down) to support the idea. There are no captions on the original document to go with the illustrations, and no indications in the text to support the identification of any instruments, let alone the guitar. So it's all guesswork really... I could say the picture in question has an instrument on the right which resembles a gittern and one on the left that resembles a citole. Would I be wrong?

3. The assumption made that no instruments like the gittern existed in Iberia before the Arab conquests just frankly doesn't hold water. Apart from the linguistic evidence (which deserves more attention for a whole number of reasons), it's worth considering what kind of society existed there prior to the invasion.

The fact the 'Iberians' (I'm using the term loosely here to support the line of thought) lacked the military capacity (or even did not wish), to resist the invasion; is no indication of the musical culture existing at the time. I won't waste your time with text here, but if you check out Wiki stuff on the history of the Roman Empire in the Iberian peninsula I think you'll get the picture of my drift here.

There's loads more - if you want to collaborate further please feel free to get back to me. User:Pupsikon Pupsikon 21:03, 15 October 2014 (UTC)

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A Barnstar for you![edit]

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Classical mandolinists[edit]

To your first question: sure, I don't see why there couldn't be a category dedicated to classical mandolinists. It can certainly be populated.

To your second question: yes, you can paste the newer list over the older one, as long as you're not eliminating any information from the older one. That said, it might be better to do a history merge, which will require administrative oversight - let me know if and when you'd prefer that. --Ser Amantio di NicolaoChe dicono a Signa?Lo dicono a Signa. 17:39, 27 September 2015 (UTC)

Any time. Let me know if you'd like a hand getting the category off the ground, too - if I have a decent list to work from I can populate it easily using AWB. --Ser Amantio di NicolaoChe dicono a Signa?Lo dicono a Signa. 19:00, 27 September 2015 (UTC)

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Tim White-Sobieski Article Nominated for deletion[edit]

Dear Jacqke,

I see that the English Wikipedia page for Tim White Sobieski has been nominated for deletion just today or yesterday. Prior to that, it was in good standing. I changed a few things re: updating links that were no longer valid, changed punctuation, and checked grammar, and it seems due to these changes the page is up for deletion.

Is there any way the page can be removed from this category? What shall I do? Should I revert all the changes back to the way the page originally was?

Thank you so much in advance for your advice and help.

I am an educator and curator, and due to the amount of publications, shows, and press this artist has gotten, I consider his work worthy of being in the encyclopedia.

Thank you again.

Paulinapaulina3030 (talk) 18:04, 27 October 2015 (UTC)paulinapaulina3030Paulinapaulina3030 (talk) 18:04, 27 October 2015 (UTC)

@Paulinapaulina3030: I have been annoyed by this before, but I think I understand how to help. Another editor has tagged it for deletion. What that means is it needs to have additional references added to it and be rewritten to make it more "encyclopedic". At an undetermined point, an administrator will review changes (and any arguments we make for importance) and decide to keep or delete it. The good news is that there is a lot of material to use to cite as references. Best are newspapers and books, but museum exhibition catalogs can work and even online websites (these are of the least value to establish notability). There is also the editor Butterbeanne interested in saving the article, a new writer who might have access to good info sources. I will be available off and on to help. If it takes me a while to answer, my life probably is busy, but I will help you. Don't list hope as it can be saved. Idk your experience with Wikipedia, but if you need help with any aspect, especially with the things like how to add references, let me knowJacqke (talk) 18:28, 27 October 2015 (UTC)

Thank you Jacqke, I have added 28 other references, and have updated the bibliography with the correct format and as many ISBN numbers as I could find.

Please let me know what else I can do to elevate the status of this page as an educational resource.

Thank you!! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Paulinapaulina3030 (talkcontribs) 02:50, 30 October 2015 (UTC)

Mandore[edit]

In your edit of 23:40, 14 November 2010 of Mandore (instrument), you changed

* A. Koczirz: ''Zur Geschichte der Mandorlaute''; Die Gitarre 2 (1920/21), p. 21–36

to

* A. Koczirz: ''Zur Geschichte der Mandorlaute''; Die Gitarre 2 (1920/21), p.&nbsp  

and nobody bothered to fix it for almost 200 edits, until now. I hope you don't mind, I stripped out all <ref name>s that were were never used after being defined. —Anomalocaris (talk) 06:48, 10 November 2015 (UTC)

@Anomalocaris:) I appreciate your help. That was one of my earliest articles and a learning curve for me. Jacqke (talk) 14:55, 13 November 2015 (UTC)

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Hi Jacqke! sending you some requests and thanks[edit]

I saw that you put some effort for the Rory Gallagher article. THANK YOU! It was on my "to do" list but I got really sick and into a coma, and am learning to walk again; all that stuff. I know I'll probably not edit much but hope it will increase in time... Also, I have the hardback book that Gerry McAvoy-- Rory's bass player wrote and am willing to mail it free to someone like you to pick out the details and make a great article. Are you interested? Leave a note on my talk page. --Leahtwosaints (talk) 02:16, 7 February 2016 (UTC)

I was a very busy editor here for many years but a little over 2 yrs. ago and became really sick, and the complete atrophy following a coma, (learning to touch two fingers together, nursing homes, etc. prevented me from really doing much editing, though I am getting back the desire to edit some while I continue to heal

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information you posted about Lyons & Yosco[edit]

Might I ask where you obtained this information? There are some incorrect statements that I'd like edited. Bob Yosco is my Great-Grandfather. Please contact me at SueCurley73@aol.com Thank you! — Preceding unsigned comment added by SueCurley (talkcontribs) 02:52, 26 September 2016 (UTC)