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If you do not want the page mover right anymore, just let me know, and I'll remove it. Thank you, and happy editing! Biblio (talk) 02:31, 23 November 2018 (UTC)

@Biblioworm Thanks! -Niceguyedc Go Huskies! 07:33, 23 November 2018 (UTC)
This may be something you've discovered already; but I'm another recent new WP:PAGEMOVER, and it took me four goes to work out the best way to do it. It's poorly documented. WP:ROUNDROBIN is downright unhelpful. WP:ROBIN is better, but doesn't completely describe the trick of it. Use the drop-down box in the LH column on the Move page to select Draft or Main, don't try to do everything in the RH column box. So, (1) Main | A -> Draft | Move/A (2) Main | B -> Main | A (3) Draft | Move/A -> Main | B. Yrs, Narky Blert (talk) 21:58, 29 November 2018 (UTC)

Welcome back[edit]

Missed U. I suppose it speaks well of your widespread positive impact on Wikipedia that it only took four days for me to coincidentally notice a recent edit in the history of a page I encountered on my routine patrols. Always delighted anytime I see a "super-gnome" return. – wbm1058 (talk) 14:17, 25 November 2018 (UTC)

WPCleaner 2.0[edit]

Hello Niceguyedc.

I would like to inform you that a new version of WPCleaner is available replacing the old version (v1.43) dating back to almost a year. Unfortunately, going from version 1.43 to 2.0 automatically isn't possible and will require a new installation. It's necessary to install version 2.0 to take advantage of updates and bug fixes. Version 1.43 will have to be uninstalled manually, as there are no more updates for it.

Installation tutorial under Windows 10

The installation procedure is described at Wikipedia:WPCleaner/Installation.

Note: for usage in Bot mode, I strongly advise to check the modifications to be sure that the tasks run correctly

--NicoV (Talk on frwiki) 09:38, 26 November 2018 (UTC)

Thanks NicoV. I'll check it out. -Niceguyedc Go Huskies! 09:41, 26 November 2018 (UTC)

name change and hatnote[edit]

Hello It's about the Colin Hughes (political science) name change. Yesterday I made a disambiguation page because I understood from (further) reading that, if there is no primary topic, that's what I should do, not hatnotes. The disambiguation page was reviewed by an experienced editor and is apparently okay, but it refers to Colin Hughes (political scientist) and I wonder whether your change got rid of it? Thanks --Margaid (talk) 14:44, 29 November 2018 (UTC)

@Margaid: Per WP:TWODABS#Primary topic with only one other topic, there is no need for a disambiguation page. There are only two entries for the name 'Colin Hughes', and the political scientist is the primary topic. Colin Hughes (political scientist) still exists. It is a redirect to Colin Hughes. -Niceguyedc Go Huskies! 00:00, 30 November 2018 (UTC)

Sandbox[edit]

Hi, can you kindly move Chwagen/Sandbox back to my user space, I was just testing something, thanks.Chwagen (talk) 20:11, 1 December 2018 (UTC)

@Chwagen: Your sandbox is back in your user space. -Niceguyedc Go Huskies! 03:09, 2 December 2018 (UTC)

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Spellings[edit]

Thanks for the corrections. However, the misspelling of 'Huston' as 'Houston' came directly from the Peter Ustinov quotation. Perhaps I should have used square brackets - [Huston]. Anyway, thanks again. It's always pleasant to meet a helpful editor. O Murr (talk) 18:59, 8 December 2018 (UTC)

Sorry, my mistake again. I've just checked my source. Peter Ustinov - I hope he forgives me, as Nero never would - spelt 'Huston' correctly. O Murr (talk) 23:31, 8 December 2018 (UTC)

Your change to Danger Danger (album)[edit]

Hi there I noticed your changess to this page. Clearing up ambiguous links is an important task, but "it is more important to disambiguate correctly than to disambiguate quickly""; I think it would be useful to consider this particular link a little more closey. I think there are two mauin issues here:

  1. The link is from a music genre section in an infobox, but your edit targets the link at Album-oriented rock. The page states explicitly (and my experience agrees) that this is a radio format and not a music genre. As such it would appear not to be a suitable target for a link. Perhaps you could clarify why you think it might be?
  2. The "DAB" page you unlinked (Adult-oriented rock) is marked as a candidate for a WP:BROAD broad concept article (presumably encompassing Yacht rock and Arena rock, neither of which fit this album). Doesn't it make sense to leave appropriate "ambiguous" links pointing there in anticipation of the needed article?

Many thanks for your attention, MegaSloth (talk) 08:41, 10 December 2018 (UTC)

@MegaSloth: Having looked at it a little more, it appears that the best current article that we have on the topic is Adult contemporary music, which can be considered both a music genre (the article goes through the whole discussion of whether it is a genre or not) and a radio format. If you feel that this also isn't appropriate, and that you'd like to leave it as a link to the disambiguation page at Adult-oriented rock, please link it through Adult-oriented rock (disambiguation). This will let other disambiguators know that the link is intentional (for when Adult-oriented rock is no longer a disambiguation page) and won't be changed by those other editors. -Niceguyedc Go Huskies! 08:59, 10 December 2018 (UTC)
Thanks for the fast response! "Best current" possibly, certainly better than album-oriented rock which is just plain wrong. Really we are missing an article here. I'll have a think about what seems best, do you want to be involved in further discussions? I don't want to burden you with further stuff you have little interest in. MegaSloth (talk) 09:24, 10 December 2018 (UTC)
It's wouldn't be a burden, but I don't have any particular interest in the topic. -Niceguyedc Go Huskies! 09:27, 10 December 2018 (UTC)
I've decided (at least for now) to link to soft rock via the "link with possibilities" I just created adult-oriented rock (genre), I think it's a tad closer than adult contemporary, and at least mentions adult-oriented rock in passing. I'll also add it to the DAB I think. Hope that seems sensible to you. Thanks for your input. MegaSloth (talk) 10:11, 10 December 2018 (UTC)