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Valsalva maneuver?[edit]

Hi Mark,

Shouldn't Valsva manoeuvre be Valsalva maneuver or Valsalva manoeuvre? The 'maneuver' spelling already has an article, which you might want to merge with yours.

Best regards Rasmus Faber 11:26, 11 Feb 2004 (UTC)


Since you did not reply, I attempted the merge myself. You might want to check it :-) Rasmus Faber 14:14, 11 Feb 2004 (UTC)
I have left Valsva manoeuvre as a redirect to the other article. It is normal to leave 'alternate' spellings as redirects. Rasmus Faber 15:40, 11 Feb 2004 (UTC)


Hi. Mark. I noticed that you created Royal Artillery. I'm amazed that this hadn't already been created, but as it can never be more than a duplcate of the Royal Regiment of Artillery, I'm going to redirect the page to that article. Mintguy (T) 10:24, 25 Feb 2004 (UTC)


Respiration[edit]

Hi Mark, I have started compiling a List of physiology topics: respiration - if you would like to add to the diving section? Would be a great help. Thanks, Kosebamse 13:21, 26 Feb 2004 (UTC)

Hi Mark, this has moved to Respiration (physiology) which is standard format. The old page is a redirect see talk: List of physiology topics: respiration. I dont think that diving belongs under this subcatagory. This is still a useful subject though so keep up the good work.

PS. If you are going to do a page such as the effect of diving on the physiology of respiration (this name is too long) it could link from Respiration (physiology).Bensaccount 23:15, 27 Feb 2004 (UTC)

You made an edit to Saunders-Roe Princess in which you mentioned Calshot Spit. Your wording's a little unclear; how many were stored there, and for how long? Where were the others stored? —Morven 21:45, 19 Mar 2004 (UTC)

Lake Naivasha (and elsewhere)[edit]

Thanks for the flying boat info at Lake Naivasha (and elsewhere)! — Matt 16:41, 25 Mar 2004 (UTC)

Page blanking[edit]

Do not blank pages. Continuing to do so will get you banned.

Darrien 16:33, 2004 May 27 (UTC)

Image copyrights[edit]

Hi. You uploaded Image:Mount kinabalu startingdown.jpg but did not list any copyright information on the image description page. Please mark it either as GFDL or public domain. See Wikipedia:Image_copyright_tags for more info. Please note that images without copyright information may be deleted in the future. Thanks. RedWolf 06:03, Sep 25, 2004 (UTC)

Also, Image:Mount kinabalu pitcher.jpg RedWolf 06:06, Sep 25, 2004 (UTC)
Also, Image:Mount kinabalu palm.jpg RedWolf 06:07, Sep 25, 2004 (UTC)
Also, Image:Mount kinabalu lookingdown.jpg RedWolf 06:08, Sep 25, 2004 (UTC)

Please give a history for 2 of your images, or they may be deleted.[edit]

Image:Standard diving dress 1.jpg

Image:Standard diving dress 2.jpg

Wikipedia management are getting legalistic about copyright about these 2 images. If you took them yourself with a camera, please say so in the information sections of the images.

The Humungous Image Tagging Project[edit]

Hi. You've helped with the Wikipedia:WikiProject Wiki Syntax, so I thought it worth alerting you to the latest and greatest of Wikipedia fixing project, User:Yann/Untagged Images, which is seeking to put copyright tags on all of the untagged images. There are probably, oh, thirty thousand or so to do (he said, reaching into the air for a large figure). But hey: they're images ... you'll get to see lots of random pretty pictures. That must be better than looking for at at and the the, non? You know you'll love it. best wishes --Tagishsimon (talk)

Article Licensing[edit]

Hi, I've started a drive to get users to multi-license all of their contributions that they've made to either (1) all U.S. state, county, and city articles or (2) all articles, using the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike (CC-by-sa) v1.0 and v2.0 Licenses or into the public domain if they prefer. The CC-by-sa license is a true free documentation license that is similar to Wikipedia's license, the GFDL, but it allows other projects, such as WikiTravel, to use our articles. Since you are among the top 1000 Wikipedians by edits, I was wondering if you would be willing to multi-license all of your contributions or at minimum those on the geographic articles. Over 90% of people asked have agreed. For More Information:

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Or if you wanted to place your work into the public domain, you could replace "{{DualLicenseWithCC-BySA-Dual}}" with "{{MultiLicensePD}}". If you only prefer using the GFDL, I would like to know that too. Please let me know what you think at my talk page. It's important to know either way so no one keeps asking. -- Ram-Man (comment| talk)

About an image you uploaded.[edit]

Howdy! I'm here because of the Humungous Image Tagging Project, and I'm curious about the copyright status of an image you uploaded. The picture in question is Image:12 and 3 litre diving cylinders.JPG, and it doesn't currently have an image copyright tag on it. If you could tag it with something to let us know what the copyright is, that would be great. A couple of common tags are {{gfdl}}, if you made the picture and release it under the GFDL, or {{fairuse}} if you claim fair use. For a full page of these, you can go to the image copyright tags page. If none of this makes sense, you can leave a message describing the coypright status on my talk page, and I'll tag it for you. Thanks much! ^_^ --Sparky the Seventh Chaos 23:33, Dec 9, 2004 (UTC)


Unverified images[edit]

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I notice it currently doesn't have an image copyright tag. Could you add one to let us know its copyright status? (You can use {{gfdl}} if you release it under the GNU Free Documentation License, {{fairuse}} if you claim fair use, etc.) If you don't know what any of this means, just let me know at my talk page where you got the images and I'll tag them for you. Thanks so much. [[User:Poccil|Peter O. (Talk, automation script)]] 05:00, Dec 10, 2004 (UTC)

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I notice it currently doesn't have an image copyright tag. Could you add one to let us know its copyright status? (You can use {{gfdl}} if you release it under the GNU Free Documentation License, {{fairuse}} if you claim fair use, etc.) If you don't know what any of this means, just let me know at my talk page where you got the images and I'll tag them for you. Thanks so much. [[User:Poccil|Peter O. (Talk, automation script)]] 05:15, Dec 11, 2004 (UTC)

P.S. You can help tag other images at User:Yann/Untagged_Images. Thanks again.

Unverified images[edit]

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I notice it currently doesn't have an image copyright tag. Could you add one to let us know its copyright status? (You can use {{gfdl}} if you release it under the GNU Free Documentation License, {{PD-self}} if you wish to release your own work to the public domain, {{fairuse}} if you claim fair use, etc.) If you don't know what any of this means, just let me know at my talk page where you got the images and I'll tag them for you. Thanks so much. Peter O. (Talk, automation script) 21:23, Dec 25, 2004 (UTC)

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Image:Canoe.jpg[edit]

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Marine war graves[edit]

Hi Mark,

I've just noticed your edit to war grave today. I don't suppose you know the details of the 16 ship wrecks so listed. If so, it would probably make the basis for an article - I dare say the folks at Wikipedia:WikiProject_Ships would also be interested in helping. (I'm a little surprised the number of ships isn't larger). Also isn't the designation much larger than a British thing.-- Solipsist 21:04, 1 Jun 2005 (UTC)

RNLI-photos[edit]

Hi Mark,
first sorry about my bad English, I´m a member of the German Wikipedia and I mostly write articles about sea-rescuing. For e.g. I wrote the article "RNLI" and I used your picture. Do you have other photos, which show vehicles of the RNLI? I´m very interested in that.
Greeetings from Germany --Grimmi 5 July 2005 18:40 (UTC)


Hi Mark,
that´s fine - my email-adress is grimmi@grimmi-online.de
May I use some of the pics eventually on my homepage? The main content of the page is about sea-rescuing in the world.
Have a nice evening and thanks so much --Grimmi 5 July 2005 19:14 (UTC)

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Marine links[edit]

Please watch what you are linking the Marine(armed forces) that you are using is in most cases not specific enough. You should be using United States Marine Corps (fixed spelling, Tawker). If you need help with anything let me know and I'll help where able.--Looper5920 22:44, 23 March 2006 (UTC)

Image Tagging Image:Diving regulator button gauge.jpg[edit]

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Drysuit inflation gases discussion[edit]

Hi Mark, I've noticed that you're a regular contributer to the diving related articles, and appear to be a tech diver. (I'm assuming that's your Inspiration in the photo you uploaded.) There's been an addition to the Diving suit article stating that normoxic argox is sometimes used as a suit inflation gas, as it has the advantage that it can be breathed in an emergency. I think this is a completely ridiculous claim, and have started a discussion about it's removal on that article's talk page. Would you like to comment on this? Thanks. -- David Scarlett(Talk) 02:26, 1 June 2006 (UTC)

Professional Diving[edit]

I know you keep an eye on the old Commercial Diving page, so I thought I would let you know that I've finally finished re-writing it (almost a year later) and would appreciate if you could just run through it and see if I've made any mistakes. Kind Regards - Heligoland | Talk | Contribs 13:05, 26 November 2006 (UTC)

Rule of thirds[edit]

Please stop and learn the correct way to move and/or create disambiguation pages. Your edits are being reverted; you can't just copy the contents of a page to a new page of your choice, abandoning the talk history. And moving someone else's page so you can use its name as a disambig page is bad form. Instead, create Rule of thirds (disambiguation) and add a distinguish tag to Rule of thirds. Dicklyon 23:42, 4 January 2007 (UTC)

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Image:Light characteristics.PNG updated[edit]

Hi. I've lined up the items on Image:Light characteristics.PNG and made the background of the text transparent so that it appears more naturally on most backgrounds. I've released my changes as public domain like your original copy. (I'm not sure my changes are even enough to be copyrightable, but I added the tag anyway.) I was thinking of making an SVG image for each beacon type, but I don't know Inkscape or SVG well enough to make really nice images yet. --Closeapple 05:31, 28 January 2007 (UTC)

Your email regarding Category:Diving[edit]

Thanks for your email regarding my edits to add Category:Diving to a number of articles. I had not noticed that Category:Diver training agency was a subcategory of Category:Diving. Now that I have, I'll go back and revert and/or edit to pull Category:Diving off those articles. Thanks for bringing this to my attention! - Fordan (talk) 15:19, 29 April 2007 (UTC)

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File:Swanage_lifeboat_on_its_slipway_1.JPG[edit]

Would you fix the PD tag on this one please. Many thanks. 91.104.169.76 (talk) 22:09, 16 January 2009 (UTC)

Many thanks. -Arb. (talk) 02:50, 18 January 2009 (UTC)

Diving cylinder[edit]

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"Dive profile" pictures[edit]

Hello, Mark! Can you upload your pictures to commons? Serguei S. Dukachev (talk) 18:16, 21 December 2009 (UTC)

Just out of interest[edit]

... I was wondering where you took the photo File:Diving cylinders.jpg? – it's a great image and I noticed someone just moved it in Diving cylinder. The description on the page says Mountbatten, but that's an article on the family name. Is this a dive site we could do an article on? --RexxS (talk) 17:53, 9 January 2010 (UTC)

I updated your talk page Mark.murphy (talk) 21:32, 9 January 2010 (UTC)


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Hey Mark. I saw that you have made a lot of contributions to aviation-related articles on Wikipedia, specifically on the Pilotage article. I'm a very new private pilot (got my certificate Apr 4th, 2010) who has started an aviation wiki because I could not find a single place to find and discover information about flying/aviation. I'm looking to start building a community to develop the content.. right now it's in *very* early stages, but feel free to check it out and edit however you like- we'll see how it shapes up. It's located at http://www.av8rs.org.

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Industrial Injury[edit]

I see that you reverted back to the industrial injury definition.Let me clarify a little here. An accident or incident at work may lead to an injury that may be fatal,traumatic or minor. Asbestosis or silicosis are not injuries rather diseases caused by chronic exposures to asbestos and silica dust respectively at work. I also sugegst you add a synonymn - occupational injury. I think you are mixing disease which are result of chronic exposures and injuries as result of accidents / incidents at work. Youmay also want to add that most if not all industrial injuries are unintentional although some like a robbery at work or being subjected to violence at work classifies as intentional injury. I am hoping to make this scientifically sound and hope that you consider this constructive feedback.--Enfolkefiende (talk) 06:37, 7 August 2010 (UTC)

Hi Enfolkefiende, thanks. The reason I reverted those changes was the unexplained deletion of a large chunk and the grammar error in the first sentence. I look forward to your improvements. Mark.murphy (talk) 13:25, 7 August 2010 (UTC)

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