User talk:Mainstream Nerd

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Splitting The Stephanie Miller Show article[edit]

Thanks for splitting The Stephanie Miller Show into two articles, with the second article being List of Stephanie Miller Show bits and gags. The original article was indeed getting a little out of hand. This is perfect. Keep it up. --SM Fan 16:28, 9 April 2007 (UTC)

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Live! at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany; 1962[edit]

With one or two more references (which can taken from The Beatles in Hamburg) the article is definitely worthy of GA review.--andreasegde (talk) 17:09, 22 August 2009 (UTC)


Talk:Live! at the Star-Club in Hamburg, Germany; 1962/GA1[edit]

Decent little article. A bit more detail in the background section, and the intro needs expanding is all that needs doing for GA status. Let me know when you have done it. Regards SilkTork *YES! 11:56, 27 October 2009 (UTC)


Well done. SilkTork *YES! 12:31, 6 November 2009 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Revolution (song)[edit]

The article Revolution (song) you nominated as a good article has been placed on hold Symbol wait.svg. The article is close to meeting the good article criteria, but there are some minor changes or clarifications needed to be addressed. If these are fixed within seven days, the article will pass, otherwise it will fail. See Talk:Revolution (song) for things which need to be addressed. Jezhotwells (talk) 23:59, 7 October 2010 (UTC)

Reference[edit]

So could you give me a reference that confirms your idea about 'The Beatles' being an adjective is grammatically correct? Otherwise, one might think you're just making it up. --andreasegde (talk) 18:22, 23 October 2010 (UTC)
I rarely make things up, though I don't want to present myself as a grammatical expert, just someone who is trying to interpret the usage that I have observed in practice. The term "attributive noun" may be more precise than my use of the word "adjective". For brief explanations, see here and here. There's certainly a gray area as to when this might be a possessive, but the prevailing usage appears to be that when "Beatles" is immediately preceded by "The", it can be a possessive, but when "a" or a modifier immediately precedes "Beatles", it's not. For example, "The Beatles' record", but "a Beatles record" and "the first Beatles record". Even Ian MacDonald, who is remarkably consistent using "The Beatles" and possessives at every opportunity in his book, has the following usage. "Can't Buy Me Love": "... the first Beatles single to feature only one singer."; "Strawberry Fields Forever": "... his finest arrangement for any Beatles song ..." -Mainstream Nerd (talk) 20:19, 23 October 2010 (UTC)
This source more directly addresses the issue, giving the guideline that if an additional modifier can be placed between the plural word in question and the noun, then it's a possessive, otherwise not. –Mainstream Nerd (talk) 23:00, 23 October 2010 (UTC)
I've replied on The Beatles' talk page. [1] --andreasegde (talk) 20:06, 27 October 2010 (UTC)

Hey Jude picture sleeve disputed[edit]

The Hey Jude single picture sleeve you uploaded is being disputed here. The image could be deleted on February 9. Thought you'd want to know. CuriousEricTalk 07:46, 2 February 2011 (UTC)

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