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Welcome[edit]

Some cookies to welcome you! :D

Welcome To Wikipedia! Hello, Massimo Catarinella, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay and make constructive edits. Here are some pages that you might find helpful:

I hope you enjoy editing here and have a great time being a Wikipedian! Please sign your messages on discussion pages using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically insert your username and the date. If you need help, check out Wikipedia:Questions, ask me on my talk page, I will always be willing to help or you can ask your question and then place {{helpme}} before the question on your talk page. Again, welcome! ·Add§hore· Talk/Cont 19:00, 29 February 2008 (UTC)

FPC nomination[edit]

Hey, welcome to [English] Wikipedia! I've fixed up your nomination a bit and left some comments there. =) Shoemaker's Holiday (talk) 13:36, 9 March 2008 (UTC)

Gallery in Cathedral[edit]

Hey, you did a bunch of changes to the gallery of images in Cathedral. I've reverted them, but I wanted to explain and invite you to discuss it further if you'd like. The existing set was somewhat carefully thought about, to include a spread of geographic styles and locations. If a change is suggested, then it should be clear that the changes are an improvement, and there was no way to see that, since you didn't make any comments in the edit logs. Also, you included St. Peter's Basilica, which is not even a cathedral, and so it surely didn't belong. Tb (talk) 21:20, 5 May 2008 (UTC)

I'm glad for your work; I think that many of the images you added were beautiful, but let's work on incremental improvements. I don't object to adding images in similar places or styles to replace others, but it would be good to discuss them first b/c some care has gone into the selection. I agree completely that there is much room for improvement. As for St. Peter's, the cathedral of the Diocese of Rome is St. John Lateran, and St. Peter's is not a cathedral. The article on St. Peter's basilica is clear about the matter. Tb (talk) 21:59, 5 May 2008 (UTC)
I mention St. Peter's because you included an image of St. Peter's in Cathedral, where it doesn't belong, because that page is about cathedrals. In any case, my request is that you post your suggestions for improvements on Talk:Cathedral so that they can be discussed. Tb (talk) 22:06, 5 May 2008 (UTC)

edit summary[edit]

You remember my comment on Amsterdam? I have seen in your contributions that you have never made a single edit summary. Perhaps you do not now what an edit summary is. Therefore this helpful link. Good editing... Tomeasytalk 16:10, 21 May 2008 (UTC)

That will be fine. On the other hand, adding all the references, which you are currently doing is an extremely good job. Tomeasytalk 16:24, 21 May 2008 (UTC)

references need to support a claim[edit]

This reference about the market halls in Amsterdam does not back any of the claims we make in the Amsterdam article. Therefore, it's not right to put it at the end of the history paragraph as you did. It makes the readers think that there is a source backing at least the sentence that they have read before the citation, which is not the case here. As mush as I appreciate adding references, they have to match the statements in the text. I am writing here, because I did not want to revert you again (after reverting already the other reference), but rather inform you and ask to correct this in some way or another. Tomeasytalk 17:12, 21 May 2008 (UTC)

The article were the reference leads to states that this building is the first stock exchange of Amsterdam and that it was built in 1607. Therefore it is the oldest ongoing stock exchange in the world. But I will correct it.

Actually, it was in 1602. I corrected the whole sentence all together and placed a reference to it. Tomeasytalk 11:18, 22 May 2008 (UTC)

It's very good that you are adding so many references. Did you take notice that I am correcting all of them with respect to one missing information, the publisher? It's a very useful information, so perhaps you can add this to the references that you are going to put next and, that would be great, to the references that you had put before.

Another comment: All you refs are in Dutch. It would be more appropriate to use English references, while some Dutch references is of course acceptable. I can imagine that you have specified your search engine to retrieve primarily Dutch sources. If you disable this feature, you will likely find a lot of English references. Thanks, and happy editing. Tomeasytalk 11:30, 22 May 2008 (UTC)

That's OK. Just keep going, while trying to take my comments into account. I think we are on a good path. Once we have iterated through the article we might nominate again. Tomeasytalk 11:49, 22 May 2008 (UTC)
Do you understand what I meant with this: one missing information, the publisher? Please, incorporate the publisher information, it's very easy and makes your references more useful. I am tired of running after you filling in this tag. Tomeasytalk 15:21, 22 May 2008 (UTC)
Good that you ask. Below is the template for web citations. Just click on edit to see the source code and you will understand how it works. As you can see, there are many more fields that you might fill in. If possible, fill them all in. Unfortunately, nobody does that. Of course some are more and some are less important. After title and url, I consider publisher as the most important field. That's why I was so picky. I hope I could help you. {{cite web | last = | first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | title = | work = | publisher = | date = | url = | format = | doi = | accessdate = }} Tomeasytalk 15:57, 22 May 2008 (UTC)

Your recent edits[edit]

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re: changes[edit]

First of all, I do not know which of his edits you are objecting. User: Krator edited a lot today on Amsterdam. Second, and most important, I think it will be the best if you tell him directly, or make up a thread on the talk page about your objects and that you would like to revert them. I am sure he will not mind and if you provide strong arguments others might back your intention. In the end, we all want a better article. As a third point I would like to mention that you have the same right as I to revert an edit. So, if you consider this to be the way to go than you do not need my assistance. Tomeasytalk 17:14, 22 May 2008 (UTC)

Large deletions are often contentious and IMHO should be discussed on the talk page. So, I can understand your feeling without having read the actual parts. Anyway, if you want my opinion, just contact him brievely and find out if he is OK with everything. Tomeasytalk 17:19, 22 May 2008 (UTC)

Amsterdam[edit]

Thank you for your new photographs of Amsterdam! I categorized them on Wikimedia Commons.

I removed the "International relations" section from the Amsterdam article. Apart from the fact that the table was incomplete, I believe it should not have a separate section in this article. The international relations could be mentioned in the City government section, but I prefer them to be only discussed in Government of Amsterdam#International cooperation. Unless you can find any sources that show the notability of the international cooperation. – Ilse@ 16:47, 26 May 2008 (UTC)

Your image KeizersgrachtReguliersgrachtAmsterdam.jpg is a featured picture candidate on Wikipedia now, see also Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Keizersgracht in Amsterdam. – Ilse@ 20:34, 24 August 2008 (UTC)

Sharpness in my photos[edit]

Hi! Well, I think it is probably a combination of having a good camera and the stitching technique I often use. I often take multiple photos and stitch them together to create a much higher resolution image, and then I downsample it to a more manageable size, which also has the effect of making the image sharper. There isn't really any great secret to it. Hope that explanation helps! Diliff | (Talk) (Contribs) 21:54, 28 July 2008 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Keizersgracht in Amsterdam[edit]

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What the heck is this all about? Considering the subject, the picture must be one of the finest you can imagine, never mind the comments here. (Actually, the question about the tilt in the picture provides some levity.) -- Iterator12n Talk 16:37, 22 October 2008 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Singel, Amsterdam[edit]

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Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Frauenkirche, Munich[edit]

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Transport vs Transportation[edit]

...Except New York, Tokyo, and many others. I think transportation really covers the whole topic, whereas transport feels like it just covers vehicles. Nice call on the photo removal by the way, and good edits.--Anna Frodesiak (talk) 01:13, 19 February 2009 (UTC)

Either way is good. The dictionary calls them as quite close. I think Wiki London article has Transport. So, you can choose. I am happy you removed the Sister/Twin city part. Good edit.--Anna Frodesiak (talk) 01:51, 19 February 2009 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Amstel Hotel, Amsterdam[edit]

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Re: NYPD[edit]

G'day, The white balance was done by eye with curves. For the sharpening I used "smart sharpen" in photoshop. I couldn't tell you the exact algorithm the program uses. The radius was 0.5 pixels, the percentage was roughly 40% and the fade amount for shadows was 100% (so the sharpening was only done on the brighter areas to avoid noise). I don't mind the crop at all as a photograph, but as an illustration for an encyclopaedia I think a crop needs to be done (as much as it annoyed me when a crop of File:Bridgewater Causeway.jpg was promoted). Noodle snacks (talk) 00:33, 27 February 2009 (UTC)

POTD notification[edit]

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Just to let you know that the Featured Picture File:KeizersgrachtReguliersgrachtAmsterdam.jpg is due to make an appearance as Picture of the Day on April 7, 2009. If you get a chance, you can check and improve the caption at Template:POTD/2009-04-07. howcheng {chat} 03:54, 6 April 2009 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti[edit]

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POTD notification[edit]

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User notice: temporary 3RR block[edit]

This block nailed the wrong person. Massimo was acting properly to support the consensus edit that he and others had discussed on the Talk page[1]. His reversions (and mine) were to editors who neither discussed nor even provided edit summaries. PRRfan (talk) 17:45, 20 July 2009 (UTC)

Regarding reversions[2] made on July 19 2009 to Philadelphia[edit]

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The duration of the block is 24 hours. William M. Connolley (talk) 21:04, 19 July 2009 (UTC)

FPC promotion[edit]

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Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Philadelphia[edit]

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Photos[edit]

Beautiful photos! Thanks for sharing.Koppenlady (talk) 22:34, 26 August 2009 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica[edit]

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Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Munttoren[edit]

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You should have got this a month ago, but someone botched the closings. Anyway, better late than never... --jjron (talk) 08:44, 4 September 2009 (UTC)

POTD notification[edit]

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Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Westertoren[edit]

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Vauxhall Gardens FP nom[edit]

Please comment on the edited version of this nom. Thanks. Makeemlighter (talk) 21:12, 16 October 2009 (UTC)

Text on Dutch Map[edit]

Thanks for taking the challenge. Here is the best I could do from the big block of text:

De Natien Aende Zuydt Rivier Syn Groote Sironise Aende Hocrenkil


Dutch: De naties aan de Zuid Rivier zijn groot Sironise aan de Hocrenkil

English: The nations on the South River are great Sironise on the Hocrenkil


Sewapois.:::Remkokes
Kleyne Siconcse:::Minquaentoegenaemt machaorihyns.

Kleyne (Dutch: kleine) means little; toegenaemt (Dutch: toegenomen) means increased

Naraticonyse:::Atsayonok
Mantaes.:::Rechaweygh
Armewainox:::Matikongh
Momakavaongh:::Sankikans.


I can't make out the rest of the above words. It looks like a completely different language.


Deje boovez gixchriturn natien hibben altesaemen brintschap ouder mascander en syn merst eenerlay volc en van Een Spraeck, uyt gho. Sondert de Machaoretyns die soo genoemt sgn van voeegen haer. Spraeek die Minquens isen wil soo verl Goseyt syn als by ons (they are as we do) ouduytfche ofto ruaillon.


Dutch: Deze bovengeschreven naties hebben samen oude vriendschappen met elkaar en zijn meer van een volk en een spraak, uyt gho. Zonder de Machaoretyns die zo genoemd zijn vanwege haar. Spreek die Minquens isen wil zo ver!

English: The nations as written above have old friendships in common en are more one people and one language (literally speech), uyt gho. Without the Machaoretyns which are named like this because of her. Talk to those Minquens isen wants so far (literally translated)!


Hir Leeven van derse (Here live of the) Luyden is bolcoome Lyck vey. Raer (weird) Waer (where) Segers ofte duyirlprickers


en hibben niez oovdr hatr tesegger haer.


Dutch: En hebben niets over hatr te zeggen hoor.

English: And don't have anything to say about hatr.


Sakimaen hibbtn niez te gobiden (nothing to offer)


en hebben geen autorittyt om iemant te szraffen aenden Hals.


Dutch: En hebben geen autoriteit om iemand te straffen aan de hals.

English: And don't have authority to punish someone at the neck (talking about capital punishment?).


De Huwrlycken en hibben


Dutch: De huwelijken hebben

English: The marriages have


Gertz Clem, merszhefz ilck een vrouu. De Ooudrsze meer ende licht vor laouen by kaor wyvon, die dan vand's Een toz de and di voor hoor Loopon, ordinary Verftootor

syds vrouwer als sy bevrucht syn in kinderen gikailt hoeft, en hierdoor blijft het Landt soober van volck.


Dutch: Zijn de vrouwen als zij bevrucht zijn in kinderen gebaard hebben, en hierdoor blijft het land voorzien van volk.

English: As the women who are pregnant, have given birth, and because of this the land is supplied with people.


Let me know what you think. upstateNYer 21:23, 19 October 2009 (UTC)

I've did my best on what you gave me. The tilted parts are completely unclear to me as what they mean. Keep me posted and let me know if I can help. --Massimo Catarinella (talk) 22:21, 19 October 2009 (UTC)
Care to give a reasonable synopsis on the image page? Label it as translation. upstateNYer 02:51, 23 October 2009 (UTC)

FP[edit]

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Will we be seeing more of the strange flatness of the Netherlands soon? Shoemaker's Holiday Over 213 FCs served 10:17, 22 October 2009 (UTC)

You probably will, but my education (medical student) is taking up an enormous amount of time ;). --Massimo Catarinella (talk) 15:44, 22 October 2009 (UTC)

Deletion of File:Tour eiffel at sunrise from the trocadero.jpg[edit]

I've declined the speedy deletion request you posted for the above article. Deletion of a featured picture requires more than a speedy deletion template, and in any case, you'll need to make the request on commons, where the image is hosted. Chase me ladies, I'm the Cavalry (talk) 16:25, 25 October 2009 (UTC)

I did make a request at Commons. --Massimo Catarinella (talk) 16:31, 25 October 2009 (UTC)

POTD notification[edit]

Hi Massimo,

Just to let you know that the Featured Picture File:AmstelHotelAmsterdam.jpg is due to make an appearance as Picture of the Day on January 9, 2010. If you get a chance, you can check and improve the caption at Template:POTD/2010-01-09. howcheng {chat} 22:37, 7 January 2010 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Amstel[edit]

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Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Review of closure process 2[edit]

Because you've contributed to FPC either recently or in the past, I'm letting you know about the above poll on the basis of which we may develop proposals to change our procedures and criteria. Regards, Papa Lima Whiskey (talk) 22:52, 27 April 2010 (UTC)

Photographer's Barnstar[edit]

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I saw that you don't have any of those. Maybe you don't care about barnstars, but you deserve this one anyway. Your landscape pictures are great. Hive001 contact 09:00, 3 May 2010 (UTC)

File:Girod'Italia2010Amsterdam.jpg[edit]

Okay, you say your camera is one hour behind, which would make the time 16:56. According to the start list. There were no starters from Acqua & Sapone +/- 10 min. from that time. The closest riders are Vladimir Miholjevic, who was scheduled to start 16:45 and finished 10 min. 47 sec. afterwards, and Stefano Garzelli, who was scheduled to start 17:24. If there were a slight delay in the time schedule, and you were standing close to the finish line, it could be Miholjevic. Or with a larger delay it could be either him or Garzelli. Who do you think it is? It should say at the sign on the front of the car, but for me it's incomprehensible. Hoping for positive feedback. lil2mas (talk) 00:18, 9 May 2010 (UTC)

I've taken another look at my camera just now and it is behind approximately 51 min. So the rider in my picture should be Vladimir Miholjevic according to your data. Tnx for the info! --Massimo Catarinella (talk) 12:58, 9 May 2010 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Castle of São Jorge 2[edit]

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An image you created has been promoted as a Valued Picture[edit]

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POTD notification[edit]

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POTD notification[edit]

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POTD notification[edit]

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Your Philadelphia Italian Market Image[edit]

Massimo, What a beautiful image. I am curious to know if you have any information about the gentelman who is portrayed on the wall in the left part of the photo. Am I right in believing this is a huge painting on the side of the building. Best. Richard Avery (talk) 07:16, 2 October 2010 (UTC)

It's a really great picture. Richard, if you zoom in on the mural it says "Frank Rizzo Mayor of Philadelphia 1972-1980". It also says that that it was painted by Diane Keller in 1995. Lord of the Ping (talk) 09:55, 2 October 2010 (UTC)

OK, excellent, thanks Richard Avery (talk) 10:04, 2 October 2010 (UTC)

POTD notification[edit]

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POTD notification[edit]

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POTD notification[edit]

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POTD notification[edit]

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Speedy deletion nomination of File:BergenHordalandNorge.jpg[edit]

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POTD notification[edit]

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Philadelphia skyline[edit]

Dear Sir:

I am sorry to bother you, I was doing some research on what the Philadelphia skyline, since I am not a resident of the area, & I really appreciate the quality of the image you put up. The only problem that I have is since the buildings are so close together, you can not really appreciate the sense of scale, & how the buildings relate to each other. I found an image which may give you some idea about what I am talking about. If you happen to swing by the Philadelphia metro area maybe you can get a similar photo. Please leave your answer on your talk page.

http://bodyofproof.wikia.com/wiki/File:Phil-skyline.png — Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.188.154.38 (talk) 09:43, 8 June 2013 (UTC)

Hi there,

I am afraid I will not be visiting Philadelphia anytime soon ;). More so, the image you're referring to was taken from a chopper since there is no building that high in the city nor are there mountains or observation towers. So all in all no chance of me taking such a picture. That doesn't mean however I do not appreciate your comment.

Massimo Catarinella (talk) 21:57, 7 October 2013 (UTC)

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