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The today article you edited isn't working right. There seems to be some sort of a caching issue with the way the page tells you the current date. When I first loaded the page it was 1 day late, but when I edited the page and clicked preview it gave me the correct date range. Refreshing the page doesn't help, only editing the page and clicking preview does.-- (talk) 17:13, 16 August 2011 (UTC)

Pan Am episode[edit]

Thanks for taking the time to substantially whittle down the episode summary. I was working at another couple of articles, otherwise, I would have jumped on it. Lhb1239 (talk) 00:41, 19 November 2011 (UTC)

Early tablet computers lead[edit]

That was a nice improvement on the new lead. Thanks! --Pnm (talk) 01:19, 30 November 2011 (UTC)

Dragon spacecraft[edit]

Hi Lynbarn, Automated is an official gender-neutral term used by NASA and other space companies. I like uncrewed as well. I just added a section to the article Unmanned resupply spacecraft to ask that the name be changed to Automated. Could you please join the discussion and get the name changed to either Automated or uncrewed. --Abebenjoe (talk) 00:22, 16 December 2011 (UTC)

No problem, I've added my comment to your section:) Thanks! Lynbarn (talk) 00:45, 16 December 2011 (UTC)

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Raspberry Pi[edit]

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fixed (plus a few otherd the bot didn't spot!) Not seen this bot before - very useful! Lynbarn (talk) 12:01, 15 February 2012 (UTC)


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MOSNUM @ MH370[edit]

Re this, MOSNUM states:

Notes and exceptions:

  • Numbers in mathematical formulae are never spelled out (3 < π < 22/7, not three < π < 22 sevenths).
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  • But adjacent quantities not comparable should usually be in different formats: twelve 90-minute volumes or 12 ninety-minute volumes, not 12 90-minute volumes or twelve ninety-minute volumes.

So while you are generally right, the series of numbers form part of the exception mentioned. Regards, -- Ohc ¡digame! 01:59, 23 March 2014 (UTC)

Blasted "undo"[edit]

I didn't know I was putting back in a bad edit earlier to the MH370 article ... the "undo" function didn't work like it should have. HangingCurveSwing for the fence 15:58, 24 March 2014 (UTC) Thanks for the explanation - That's okay - undo does that sort of thing sometimes! :) Lynbarn (talk)

Face-smile.svg Thank you[edit]

...for creating Towed pinger locator and for fixing links, etc.  ~Eric: (talk) 00:12, 25 March 2014 (UTC)

Thank you[edit]

For fixing that horrible Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 summary. – FenixFeather (talk)(Contribs) 02:11, 25 March 2014 (UTC)

Never mind, the guy reverted it again. Sigh. – FenixFeather (talk)(Contribs) 02:14, 25 March 2014 (UTC)

2007 agreement with Malaysia Airlines[edit]

Actually the reference does have this line: "A memorandum of understanding on emergency response support services was signed by Tzu Chi and Malaysia Airlines in 2007, enabling Tzu Chi to provide support for family members of victims in times of crisis." [1] -- Fuzheado | Talk 13:14, 25 March 2014 (UTC)

Ah! thanks - I see it now -just above the photo. Thanks! Lynbarn (talk)


"Not relevant"? This is the first time an international search for an airliner has taken place in two hemispheres, to the best of my knowledge. kencf0618 (talk) 23:43, 3 April 2014 (UTC)

possibly, although there have been air-sea searches over the equator many times before - I remember an RAF Shackleton lost in the Indian Ocean in the 60s A friend of mine's father was lost on that occasion. It doesn't need to be in the sub-headers though. Regards, Lynbarn (talk) 23:45, 3 April 2014 (UTC)
I'm not sure of your use of hypothesized either - not comonly used in British English, and I think estimated will be better understood, however, I'll leave that to other editors to consider. Regards, Lynbarn (talk) 23:54, 3 April 2014 (UTC)

Posted 23:52, 11 April 2014 by User:Prose072[edit]

Lynbarn I posted my edit on the talk page as I am posting it below. If you dont want to Help me, I will release it to the international media and show wikipedia is wrong and making assumptions not factual as to how MH370 was found. Get your facts right, as I have already made Breaking news in this matter over 15 times and for more than 10 days straight.

Facts matter,not speculation, get it right or this entire page will be made a spectacle in the media as well. The following is True and Correct and needs to be applied appropriately. So plz help me as requested or be made a media spectacle for posting false information.

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Please be advised the MH370 page is dramatically incorrect, The inmarsat data report was incorrectly translated, A person from Pensacola, FL USA was responsible for re-translating correctly and reconverted the data in the appropriate mapping technology that is also know as the "Most creditable Lead we have" in the JACC press conferences. This individual gave approximate location as the inmarsat data was converted by him into Mapping technology and on April 8th gave the final coordinates to the JACC and prior assisted is ALL refined search area up to and identified ping location. He also was able to identify that the inmarsat Northern arc was misapplied and never existed as the arc diagram was also a mapping grid providing actual coordinates to MH370, additionally this individual also has identified the actual flight path from water entry point to the NE to North directly from Vanish point from Gulf of Thialandas showing all inmarsat data was actually a mapped diagram of distress calls monitoring MH370 from equipment malfunction or vanish point site as designed by the B777 as well as what occurred after the unknown incident causing MH370 to vanish from radar and travel from the Gulf of Thailand S to SE over Jakarta to water entry point. The Malay radar received a Radar reflection froma dramatic drop in altitude in which the B777 altimeter and Terrain mapping technology took over by default from point +0 to negative -0 by default of the geomagnetic mapping system upon default designed by the B777. Although, this information is being held closely to the vest of the JACC investigation it has all been verified by the JACC out of the respect for the families as they should be notified first and arrangements are currently being made to fly them in and discuss the memorial and wreckage questions as to their wishes for the resting place of loved ones and location of memorial and to say goodbyes from water entry point. Please advise as of additional information and to appropriate list Facts as to this matter and how MH370 was located.

(talk page stalker) Surely you can provide reliable sources that will allow our readers to verify these facts? Please do so at the article's talk page. Huon (talk) 23:49, 11 April 2014 (UTC)
Thanks Huon, but this isn't really something I can help with - I don't have any knowledge of specific sources, but if the OP, Prose072, were to enter into discussion on the article's talk page as I suggested, maybe somebody could help. Frankly, after being threatened on my own talk page, I am rather disinclined to assist this particular editor any further. Regards, Lynbarn (talk) 00:53, 12 April 2014 (UTC)


Hi there, I can restore the content to your userspace (at User:Lynbarn/CobolScript) should you wish to try and expand and bring up to notability guidelines? If this sounds acceptable please let me know. GiantSnowman 21:58, 26 April 2014 (UTC)

Yes please, much appreciated. Regards Lynbarn (talk) 22:02, 26 April 2014 (UTC)

Actually, seeing as this was a PROD I've restored the article in mainspace - voila. You might wish to deal with any issues to prevent it getting re-deleted. GiantSnowman 22:04, 26 April 2014 (UTC)
Many thanks. I'll see what I can do with it! Regards, Lynbarn (talk) 22:24, 26 April 2014 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Exe (locomotive)[edit]

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I see that you deprodded it (which I would have done had you not got there first). It looked like a drive-by PROD anyway: the phrase "No evidence of awards, charting or ..." suggests a music album, not a railway locomotive. --Redrose64 (talk) 09:50, 6 August 2014 (UTC)
Redrose64, Thanks, I did wonder about the charting reference, although he does have a point. I think I'll merge this and the other similar articles into a single "Yeo Class locomotives of the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway" or similarly-named article. Regards Lynbarn (talk) 10:03, 6 August 2014 (UTC)

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TS Royalist[edit]

I've reverted your edits to TS Royalist (2014) because they were in violation of WP:SHE4SHIPS. You may also be interested in the current discussion at talk:City of Adelaide (1864). Mjroots (talk) 20:59, 8 January 2015 (UTC)

Okay. Thanks. Sorry, I wasn't aware of WP:SHE4SHIPS - the last time I remember looking into this on Wikipedia, I'm pretty sure the MoS suggested NOT using gender-specific terms for mechanical devices (although I may have been specifically looking at steam locomotives at the time). Regards, Lynbarn (talk) 21:42, 8 January 2015 (UTC)
I think ships are the only exception too, although the practice was formerly widespread. Mjroots (talk) 21:49, 8 January 2015 (UTC)

No. 254 Squadron RAF[edit]

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