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/Archive1. Russell B. Ward was the first alabamian killed during WW2. Wade was killed on the USS Kearney on Oct.17, 1941. Ellsberry was the second alabamian killed during WW2.

Adjusted Coordinates for The Sourlands[edit]

Heads up, the coordinate reference you provided (41°04′53″N 74°07′41″W / 41.081421°N 74.128189°W / 41.081421; -74.128189) puts the Sourlands near the NY/NJ border. I switched it to 40°24′46″N 74°48′08″W / 40.412680°N 74.802361°W / 40.412680; -74.802361. Probably was a typo or something. Lithium6ion (talk) 15:42, 15 January 2011 (UTC)

Thanks, Lithium6ion

Random Smiley Award[edit]

For your contributions to Wikipedia and humanity in general, you are hereby granted the coveted Random Smiley Award.
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Roland Butler[edit]

People aren't supposed to be added directly to Category:Canadian politicians; he's already in a more specific subcategory for the particular province and legislative body his political career has been associated with (i.e. Category:Liberal Party of Newfoundland and Labrador MHAs), so he doesn't need to be in both categories at the same time. Bearcat (talk) 06:57, 28 January 2011 (UTC)

Alright. Sorry about that. TiMike (talk) 03:48, 29 January 2011 (UTC)


YOUR MY NEW FAVORITE EDITOR ON THE WIKIPEDIA TODAY — Preceding unsigned comment added by Trevor the trevoire (talkcontribs) 02:59, 6 February 2011 (UTC)

Category:New Jersey articles missing geocoordinate data[edit]

I posted for some help. If you're interested in attacking another articles missing geocoordinate data such as Category:Orange County, California articles missing geocoordinate data, please let me know. I've got a few tricks that might help speed up geocoordinate tagging, if you are interested in that as well. -- Uzma Gamal (talk) 06:00, 12 February 2011 (UTC)

Thanks Uzma, I started on Delaware, and will probably then move to Pennsylvania. After that I will help out any way I can. TiMike (talk) 20:10, 12 February 2011 (UTC)
For the Delaware Hundreds, do you think we can use to find the geo coordinates? Wikipedia:Obtaining geographic coordinates says uses the NAD83 map datum (what ever that means). -- Uzma Gamal (talk) 18:35, 13 February 2011 (UTC)
Hmm, I will look into that when I revisit Delaware. Thanks for the resource Uzma! TiMike (talk) 19:11, 13 February 2011 (UTC)

WikiProject New Jersey Award[edit]

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In recognition of your Jan-Feb 2011 several week effort to reduce the 700+ article backlog at Category:New Jersey articles missing geocoordinate data to zero, WikiProject New Jersey hereby awards you the WikiProject New Jersey Award.
woot! thanks! TiMike (talk) 17:18, 13 February 2011 (UTC)
That's fantastic. If we could have more editors like you, we'd have no backlog at all! -- The Anome (talk) 12:21, 15 February 2011 (UTC)
Thanks Anome, I appreciate it! I enjoy doing it, and it helps the old Wikipedia. win-win. TiMike (talk) 14:29, 15 February 2011 (UTC)
Thanks for your work on coords for NJ. Wonder if you wouldn't mind looking at Pavonia, New Netherland. Had tagged that it could be specific, as current point was actually part of a cove at the time, while settlement was farther inland. Thanks Djflem (talk) 21:59, 20 February 2011 (UTC)
Djflem, I had trouble with some of the exact points for the New Netherland articles, I googled around, and thought it would be prudent not to be too exact, and let someone who is an expert on these places be more specific with the coordinates. You seem to know, can you update the coordinates? TiMike 15:32, 21 February 2011 (UTC)

Erroneously adding Category:People from Camden County, New Jersey[edit]

TiMike, I just wanted to alert you to the fact that you are inappropriately adding categories using HotCat. Anyone who is in a category such as Category:People from Collingswood, New Jersey does not belong in the parent category People from Camden County. This applies to anyone who is already in a specific town category from Camden County. Categorization is supposed to include articles in the most specific subcategory possible at the exclusion of the parent category. Thank you. Jrcla2 (talk) 05:13, 11 September 2011 (UTC)

Jrcla2, I apologize. I was unaware of that rule, now I am and I will take care in the future. I will go back and clean up the ones that fall into this instance. — TiMike (talk) 13:44, 11 September 2011 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free image File:Greg-Pitts-O-face.png[edit]


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Thank you Skier Dude. There was a syntax error on the page, which caused the image not to render. This is why it got flagged. I have since fixed it. TiMike (talk) 16:22, 24 September 2011 (UTC)


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Thank you for your efforts in sourcing unreferenced BLPs! joe deckertalk to me 17:01, 28 September 2011 (UTC) { }

Wow! Incredible job, Joe (& team)! Glad I could be a part of the team. TiMike (talk) 02:07, 30 September 2011 (UTC)

Proposal to shut down WP Geographic Coordinates & ban coordinates on wikipedia articles[edit]

This means you. --Tagishsimon (talk) 12:20, 17 January 2012 (UTC)

Requested articles[edit]

Hello. Would you be interested in contributing to this Wikipedia:WikiProject New Jersey/Requested articles? Tinton5 (talk) 20:20, 4 February 2012 (UTC)

I'll take a look, but I can not commit, at this time. TiMike (talk) 00:34, 9 April 2012 (UTC)

Happy Birthday (2012)[edit]

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Wishing TiMike a very happy birthday on behalf of the Birthday Committee! Armbrust, B.Ed. Let's talkabout my edits? 23:58, 7 April 2012 (UTC)

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Howard (LIRR station) coordinates[edit]

Don't you think the coordinates for Howard (LIRR station) are a little too far to the west? Because the ones you gave place it on Cross Bay Boulevard, rather than on the IND Rockaway Line/Rockaway Beach Branch. ---------User:DanTD (talk) 19:32, 12 December 2012 (UTC)

Possibly. I was having a hard time with this one. I also don't live in that area. Feel free to correct it. TiMike (talk) 04:17, 14 December 2012 (UTC)

adding twitter[edit]

Hi - you have added it twice now - and it has been removed twice by two different editors - its recommended in guidelines that only the primary website is added - that is already added - if you still want to add it please move to talkpage discussion - thanks - Youreallycan 20:22, 16 January 2013 (UTC)


Ivor Beddoes[edit]

Thanks for adding the relevant catagories to my article for Ivor Beddoes, I find it all a bit challenging and had put it off! (Julia Dunn (talk) 14:43, 14 February 2013 (UTC))

No problem Julia ! TiMike (talk) 03:24, 15 February 2013 (UTC)

academic article on people-participation in the 'production' of Shakespeare studies[edit]

Hi TiMike,

I'm writing an academic article on people-participation in the 'production' of Shakespeare studies.

I noticed that you had recently provided some edits for the Wiki Shakespeare page, and wondered if I might ask you some questions about that?

This project is at a very early stage so I've not yet refined or worked out a fixed methodology. So the questions are also not yet fully formed. (And I am aware that you also contribute to many other pages.)

1. What motivates you specifically to contribute specifically to the Shakespeare page?

2. Do you consider that your skills in this regard are general, technical, or specialist?

3. Have you contributed to other Shakespeare-related pages?

3. What's you opinion on how the Shakespeare page has evolved over time?

4. What are the strengths and weaknesses of the Shakespeare page in terms of its current form and content?

5. Who would you say are the target readers for this page?

6. What have been the advantages and/or the frustrations of working on the Shakespeare page?

7. What are your reflections on the process of wiki-engagement in terms of connection, community and collaboration?

8. In your view, are there any other questions that ought to be considered?

Many thanks for taking the time to read this!

Gilchrist State forest location?[edit]

How did you determine the location of Gilchrist State Forest per your edit a few days ago? —EncMstr (talk) 20:36, 1 September 2013 (UTC)

Google Maps. found gilcrest, and by the amount of forrestry, I approximated it.

TiMike (talk) 22:25, 1 September 2013 (UTC)

Better late?[edit]

I'm 10 months late, but I'd like to thank you for your contributions to Curtis Bok. == BoringHistoryGuy (talk) 22:29, 18 September 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for the thanks! TiMike (talk) 01:56, 19 September 2013 (UTC)

Don Lund[edit]

This is just a heads up. I removed the 'People from Detroit, Michigan' category that you added and replaced it with 'Sportspeople from Ann Arbor'. Lund's article was already categorized 'Sportspeople from Detroit, Michigan'. So adding 'People from Detroit' is considered overcategorization. Lund lived in Ann Arbor at the time of this death....William 18:45, 17 December 2013 (UTC)

OK, sorry about that. Thank you. —TiMike (talk)

coordinates of Christiana North Jetty Light[edit]

Do you happen to remember the source of the coordinates you added here? I've come across a historic light list which gives a significantly different location, and I just wanted to be sure there was no reason not to use theirs instead of what you supplied. Mangoe (talk) 16:19, 15 January 2014 (UTC)

Hi Mangoe, I will check, and let you know.
I do not.

Are high schools properly categorized as buildings?[edit]

This edit to the article for Gloucester City Junior-Senior High School was one of more than a dozen edits that added the Category:Buildings and structures in Camden County, New Jersey (or its corresponding category for the city of Camden) to articles for high schools in the county. I guess that each of these high schools does occupy a building, but these are articles about the schools as educational institutions, not as structures. Do you have any support for the practice of tagging each and every school in a county as a building in that county? Alansohn (talk) 13:02, 14 February 2014 (UTC)

Hi, Alansohn, no I do not, but at the time I thought it was logical to add them, since the school is a building. I do see your point, and will hold off tagging any more articles that are not specifically about a building. TiMike (talk) 02:07, 15 February 2014 (UTC)
This question has been under discussion in commons:User_talk:Auntof6#.22School.22_vs._.22School_building.22 Jim.henderson (talk) 23:49, 25 May 2014 (UTC)
Thanks for the heads-up... very interesting discussion, although I personally think its overkill to start saying "Schools" and "School buildings". TiMike (talk) 01:50, 26 May 2014 (UTC)

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Hi, if you tag an article with, e.g., "American bi-monthly magazines", you should not only remove the cat "Bi-monthly magazines", but also the "American magazines" cat. I'm not sure either that it is actually a good idea to intersect the magazines by country and magazines by frequency trees, but that's a different question. Thanks. --Randykitty (talk) 17:56, 1 March 2015 (UTC)

I was told before, that you should only show the most specific category. American is a sub of Bi-Monthly, thus it should only be in American bi-monthly. If a magazine is say, swedish, it would fall under Bi-monthly, because there is no Swedish bi-monthly magazine category. TiMike (talk) 18:03, 1 March 2015 (UTC)
  • I'm thinking about taking this to CfD, but then again, I may not bother because of the hassle. But consider this: should we also subdivide subject-specific magazine cats according to publication frequency? And if not, why would the same reasoning not apply to country-of-publication cats? In any case, if you class something in category "X Y something", which itself is in "X something" and "Y something", then it is sufficient to categorize it only in " X Y something", if you follow me :-) --Randykitty (talk) 18:49, 1 March 2015 (UTC)
    • Haha, believe it or not, I do follow you. :) Like you, the task seems daunting to have to subcategorize all of these additional ones. I don't have a preference either way, so I will follow your lead on this. TiMike (talk) 13:23, 2 March 2015 (UTC)

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question on an edit you made[edit]

Sir, I see you updated the coordinates for the SS Carruthers shipwreck in Lkae Huron, I was curious what your source is for the coords? Thanks. Davetowz (talk) 18:41, 28 April 2015 (UTC)

Davetowz, Unfortunately I don't recall the exact source. I found it interesting, and googled for it at some point. TiMike (talk) 22:58, 1 May 2015 (UTC)

Anthony Kiedis[edit]

I didn't see any mention of him having a speech impediment in the article; possibly I missed something? DonIago (talk) 13:33, 13 July 2015 (UTC)

There is no mention, but watching videos of him speaking, and it's obvious that he has a lisp. According to wikipedia, a lisp is a minor speech impediment, thus, I added the category. TiMike (talk) 14:14, 13 July 2015 (UTC)
Especially given that this is a biography of a living person, to add that category requires that there be some discussion of the matter within the article itself, and that there be sources. To say that it is "obvious" without providing a source is original research. Thank you. DonIago (talk) 14:22, 13 July 2015 (UTC)
Ok. TiMike (talk) 14:25, 13 July 2015 (UTC)
Just so you know, I reverted the article on Rowan Atkinson for the same reason as Drew Barrymore [1]. I didn't understand what speech impediment was being referred to, having heard them in movies and interviews. So, a lisp. I thought Atkinson lisped only when assuming a character. I see what you mean now with Barrymore. Lisping, though, is really more of an accent. As in these cases, understanding is not usually impeded.
For people to qualify for the category, I think there should be a secondary source speaking to that, rather than relying on a blanket definition that a lisp is a speech impediment. As for the other people added, I assume their articles have interested watchers, too. Willondon (talk) 13:17, 30 July 2015 (UTC)
I understand, and am fine with it. Thanks TiMike (talk) 02:04, 31 July 2015 (UTC)