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To ostatnia niedziela[edit]

Grodno 1939 Mieczysław Fogg, To ostatnia niedziela You Tube [1]

My father was a Sandhog in New York City in 1939.--Woogie10w (talk) 09:22, 11 September 2012 (UTC)

When did he get out and return to Poland? What about your grandparents?--Woogie10w (talk) 10:21, 11 September 2012 (UTC)

My father was with US Army in Aachen on the first day, from You Tube [2] --Woogie10w (talk) 10:35, 11 September 2012 (UTC)

check your email--Woogie10w (talk) 09:56, 20 September 2012 (UTC)

Lewisburg HS[edit]

I'm with ya on removing the article, but I'm not an administrator. I'm going to start picking away on Mississippi Delta public high schools, so I'll eventually get to that one; but it should be gone until then, I think. Carrite (talk) 15:43, 10 October 2012 (UTC)

Polish Exodus from Eastern Europe[edit]

I like your article Polish Exodus from Eastern Europe , in fact I have done research on the topic, a lot of research. Eastern Europe in the eyes of many persons in the English speaking world includes Poland. You may disagree but it is a fact. I would choose the title Polish Exodus from the USSR. --Woogie10w (talk) 10:49, 18 October 2012 (UTC)

WW2 Casualties Poland[edit]

Lets open up new threads if we want to discuss additional points, the talk page is becoming a confusing mess. I am sure you can have a better understanding than I of POLSKA 1939-1945 STRATY OSOBOWE I OFIARY REPRESJI POD DWIEMA OKUPACJAM --Woogie10w (talk) 09:31, 19 October 2012 (UTC)

Featuring your work on Wikipedia's front page: DYKs[edit]

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Re: Jagiellon dynasty[edit]

Hello, I think you're talking to the wrong person. I've never made any major edits to that page. Graham87 07:29, 7 December 2012 (UTC)

Yes, and then I moved it back again, both times. The first one was a history merge and the second one was to import an old edit into the English Wikipedia database. Graham87 07:34, 7 December 2012 (UTC)


In Bloodlands Synder cherrypicks numbers to arrive at 14 million dead. He leaves out millions of victims. Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin#Number of Victims--Woogie10w (talk) 14:02, 7 December 2012 (UTC)

Synder is politically correct. Rule # 1 in life here in the good old USA, don't bite the hand that feeds you- the same holds true in Poland --Woogie10w (talk) 17:15, 21 December 2012 (UTC)

When I was in West Germany 40 years ago the the ex-Nazis would tell me that only Hitler and the Nazi leaders committed the war crimes and that the German people were not involved, they did not know a thing, and then went on to say that Germans were the victims of Allied bombing and expulsions. They were dying of hunger planned by Henry Morgenthau, Jr. The German POWS were killed by the Russians. They maintained that the Nurnberg trials were run by "the Jews". They would all say that Stalin and Hitler were the same. The forced labor workers loved Germany and were forced to return to the USSR by the Americans. I told this to my father, a US soldier who saw the camps in 1945,he remarked "I dont belive my father came from a country with people like that" Ike a German American was disgusted by Germany in 1945. I am also familiar with the view of Poles who survived the war and occupation. They would all say that Stalin and Hitler were the same. They maintained that communism in Poland was run by "the Jews" A good friend of mine from Germany who survived the Holocaust did not want to go to Europe again, it was for him a nightmare. xxx236 this is a controversial topic, that's why on Wiki I cover only the numbers that come from reliable sources.--Woogie10w (talk) 15:20, 27 December 2012 (UTC)

Back in 1969 my Sociology professor maintained that the US bombing of Vietnam was genocide of the Vietnamese people by the white racist Nixon, he then went on to equate the bombing of Vietnam with the atomic bombing of Japan and Auschwitz. The good professor was Jewish. His comments ignited a debate in class, an older student from Taiwan became very angry, she said she lived through the bombing of Chunking during the war and that the Japanese deserved the atomic bomb. The good professor replied “Miss Lee you are disrupting our class, we need to move on” It gets better now. A student from Germany then said that the bombing of Dresden was genocide of the Germans. The good professor put his hands in the air and shouted loudly “ Mr. Karl , Auschwitz!! Auschwitz!! Auschwitz!!” At that point the bell rang and the class ended. --Woogie10w (talk) 20:39, 27 December 2012 (UTC)

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A hypothetical situation in 2013[edit]

This is a hypothetical situation in 2013. A young woman aged 20 in Hrodna Belarus named Galina Hrytcuk wants to emigrate from Belarus and become Polish citizen. Galina speaks Russian and a little Polish, she is an adherent of the Russian Orthodox Church. Galina believes she will have a better life living in a EU country. Galina's grandparents lived in Hrodna from 1919 until 1939, they were Polish citizens who spoke Polish. Can Galina claim Polish citizenship? What should Galina do?--Woogie10w (talk) 12:25, 25 January 2013 (UTC)

Galina says that Jaroslaw Kaczynski told national radio; If Poland had not had to live through the years of 1939-45,Poland would today be looking at the demographics of a country of 66 million-[3]- Galina points out that,"there are 12 million citizens of Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania who live in the former Polish territories. Pan Jaroslaw please allow me into Poland and increase the Polish population to help make up for the war losses?" --Woogie10w (talk) 14:08, 25 January 2013 (UTC)

Piątek wieczorem[edit]

Jeśli masz pytania, wyślij do mnie Wiki e-mail.--Woogie10w (talk) 13:56, 12 February 2013 (UTC)

I will answer tomorrow, I am busy doing homework for Chinese class this evening--Woogie10w (talk) 15:08, 12 February 2013 (UTC)

Douglas-Please Read the book[edit]

Dennoch ist dieses Buch wegen der schonungslosen Darstellung „eines der größten Fälle massenhafter Menschenrechtsverletzungen in der modernen Geschichte[4].--Woogie10w (talk) 14:35, 13 February 2013 (UTC)

You wrote-Only had fun. My father was in Holland in Sept 1944 with the US advance forces, he said the local Dutch people went crazy and stared killing the collaborators, the US troops were told not to get involved. He then went on to Aachen, my father was in Aachen on the first day with the US spearhead-unofficial verbal orders no prisoners(why? POws would shoot you in the back or throw a granade, Ike said take Aachen and hold it[5] --Woogie10w (talk) 15:34, 13 February 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for article, I will read this evening. I am busy now working on homework for my Chinese class--Woogie10w (talk) 14:29, 14 February 2013 (UTC)

I read the article, the author has a good understanding of the German POV.--Woogie10w (talk) 02:52, 15 February 2013 (UTC)

Have you read the Polish translation of Douglas?--Woogie10w (talk) 15:55, 3 January 2014 (UTC)

Waving the bloody shirt[edit]

According to J. David Hacker - Compared to the total warfare waged in many twentieth-century wars, civilian deaths in the U.S. Civil War probably represented a low proportion of war-related deaths. The Union army resolved to make the southern population, in the words of Gen. William T. Sherman, “feel the hard hand of war,” James M. McPherson has suggested 50,000 war-related civilian deaths as a possible total.

My Great grandfather 107th Ohio Infantry and my great uncle 54th Ohio Infantry where with the Union forces on Sherman's March to the Sea. I mentioned this on a Civil War blog a few years back. A guy from Georgia asked me to apologize. --Woogie10w (talk) 02:50, 15 February 2013 (UTC)

Battle of Gettysburg July 1863- [6] --Woogie10w (talk) 02:59, 15 February 2013 (UTC)

Last Chance[edit]

Send me a Wiki E mail-if you have any questions for talk tonight--Woogie10w (talk) 12:37, 15 February 2013 (UTC)

Also I have done OR on the topic of casualties and expulsions that I have never put on Wikipedia. Send me a Wiki E mail if you want details. This will assist scholars in Poland who are working on topic--Woogie10w (talk) 12:54, 15 February 2013 (UTC)

I will take notes and give you a summary of what is discussed.--Woogie10w (talk) 13:49, 15 February 2013 (UTC)

Hi, will answer later. I am busy doing homework for Chinese class tomorrow--Woogie10w (talk) 12:43, 4 March 2013 (UTC)

Pamięć - brzemię i uwolnienie[edit]

Myślę, że warto rozważyć kupno tejże książki--Woogie10w (talk) 22:09, 4 March 2013 (UTC)

The Fighting Irish[edit]

Here in the US we have a saying-The Fighting Irish. When Woogie was a little boy his mother told him the family history. Woogie's mom's grandmother's family were Ulster Scots people, staunch Presbyterian's who came to Virgina in the 1730's. She said her great great-grandfather served with George Washington's army. When Woogie grew up he went to archives to verify his mothers account of the family history. Mom was right. Her great great-grandfather Charles Botkin served with the 13th Virginia Regiment in the Revolution. After the war we expelled the people who supported the hated English King. Charles Botkin was awarded 100 acres of land taken from the expellees. Woogie also found in the archives that that Charles Botkin's wife was Jemimah Karl, the daughter of a German officer serving with the British forces. So you see Woogie has Fighting Irish ancestors--Woogie10w (talk) 12:18, 7 March 2013 (UTC)

Also I must also mention Richard Botkin the father of Charles, he was also fighting Irish. He served with the Augusta Company of the Virginia militia in the French and Indian War. Many local people in Augusta region were massacred by the Indians at that time, During the French & Indian War (1754-1763), many settlers in Virginia lost their lives in Indian attacks that took place across several areas of what was then Augusta County, Virginia. In addition to the Greenbrier and Kerr's Creek's Massacres, the Pontiac and Shawnee Indians, spurred on by the French, attacked settlers, primarily in outlying areas. Some detailed accounts of the families involved in these attacks have survived until today.--Woogie10w (talk) 12:39, 7 March 2013 (UTC)


Charles Bodkin, a son of Richard and Elizabeth Botkin, was bornOctober 8, 1738 and died in Shelby County OH March 1, 1820. He marriedJemima Kahrl in VA March 1, 1782. Jemima, a daughter of Major IsaacKahrl, was born in Germany March 6, 1763 and died July 17, 1807. Charles married Rebecca Richards in Harrison County VA November 19,1807. Rebecca was born in VA January 9, 1777 and died August 18, 1812. Charles married Sarah Griffin in Clinton County OH October 11,1812. Charles served the Colonies in the American Revolution as a privatein the 9th VA Regiment. The family moved from Harrison County VA to Clinton County OH in1802. On Dec 12, 1821, Jeremiah - Age 15, and Lydia - age 13, minorheirs of Charles Bodkin, deceased, came into court in Shelby County OHand chose John Bodkin their guardian, who gave bond accordingly. Uponapplication, the court appointed John Bodkin guardian of Saul - age 11and Moses - Age 10, minor heirs of Charles Bodkin, deceased. Courtrequired bond in the sum of $300. Children of Charles and Jemima --Woogie10w (talk) 22:48, 7 March 2013 (UTC)

Skrwawione ziemie. Europa między Hitlerem a Stalinem[edit]

The book is available in Poland, read this book. You will see for yourself what an American historian says about Poland and the war.

available in Libraries: Białowieża; Białystok; Bydgoszcz; Dąbrowa Górnicza; Gdańsk; Gdynia; Gliwice; Katowice; Kielce; Kraków; Lublin; Łódź; Olsztyn; Opole; Poznań; Siedlce; Słupsk; Szczecin; Szczytno; Tarnów; Toruń; Warszawa; Wejherowo; Wrocł

Today I go to library to read The rape of Bangla Desh 1971--Woogie10w (talk) 14:14, 8 March 2013 (UTC)

Orderly and Humane Douglas[edit]

Dolnośląskie Biblioteka Uniwersytecka we Wrocławiu

Dolnośląskie Zakład Narodowy im. Ossolińskich we Wrocławiu

Pomorskie Biblioteka Gdańska PAN

Its in the library- Request it and read it--Woogie10w (talk) 14:33, 8 March 2013 (UTC)

געהאַקטע לעבער[edit]

When you come to New York I invite you to lunch at Bens Best [7]. They have worlds bestChopped liver --Woogie10w (talk) 14:41, 8 March 2013 (UTC)

Prag 1943[edit]

A nice tune from occupied Prag 1943 [8] --Woogie10w (talk) 12:51, 11 March 2013 (UTC)

I like the way they smile [9]--Woogie10w (talk) 12:58, 11 March 2013 (UTC)

Three-card Monte[edit]

Three-card Monte was used in 2009. A lot of people were fooled--Woogie10w (talk) 13:38, 12 March 2013 (UTC)

Tak, po polsku-Pl:Trzy karty [10] --Woogie10w (talk) 13:42, 12 March 2013 (UTC)

Here is a you tube clip from 2009 [11]. In saw guys from Poland here in Brooklyn play this game at parties. I am not a sucker, I dont play that game. --Woogie10w (talk) 09:31, 22 March 2013 (UTC)

Unsere Mütter, unsere Väter[edit]

Hello, I have made some adjustments. The mini series is certainly notable because it has even become a political issue. Thank you for pointing that out. I replaced the German reference by some English ones including a Polish source in English. With hindsight I think it was a "Schnapsidee" to write this article at all, even though it has been said on "Spiegel Online" there would be a theatrical release in the USA. By the way, I get along just fine with my Polish colleagues, I have written the article Wałęsa (film) and its French version too and I have inherited my father's appetite for poppy-seed cake (he was from Pomerania). NordhornerII (talk)_The man from Nordhorn 22:15, 10 April 2013 (UTC)

Hello, thanks for your interest in my family. Well, I always regarded Poland as Polish and that's it. My father was still a baby when his own father died (of natural causes, never experiencing war) and when little later my Granny had to run for dear life. He did recall Silesians deriding his mother as Pomeranze. Yeah, and he loved listening to Slavko Avsenik and his "Oberkrainer". I never really figured out where those came from either, nor did I care. By the way, I took the plot etc. from the German Wikipedia because I don't watch stuff like that. When it was aired I was at the neighbour's watching a Luc Besson film on DVD. NordhornerII (talk)
Hello again. Please check the history of Wolfgang Völz. As embarrassing as it is, I have really given proof galore that I am blissfully ignorant about certain parts of European history. My grandparents in Pomerania were very poor and I was glad for my grandmother because she had it better here. Her hair had become grey as it happens to people of all nationalities. Poverty isn't bound to nationalities neither. My second home Münster was French under Napoleon. Well, in case this should change again, je reste à Münster et je parle plus de français que déjà aujourd'hui. Vous comprenez qu'est-ce que je veux dire? NordhornerII (talk)_The man from Nordhorn 21:00, 12 April 2013 (UTC)
BoNM-Poland.png The Polish Barnstar of National Merit, 2nd Class
For your constant work on Poland-related topics, I, Piotrus, present you with The Polish Barnstar of National Merit, 2nd Class, on behalf of WikiProject Poland. Keep up your good work! (Just please be more detailed when leaving talk comments :D Cheers) Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 02:33, 30 April 2013 (UTC)
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Ameryka skraca życie[edit]

American food is disgusting, I have always preferred Polish food Nowy Dziennik dzisiaj [12] --Woogie10w (talk) 16:24, 21 May 2013 (UTC)

Good Catch[edit]

Thanks for the item from DHM. Now readers will be abel to see that all the reliable academic sources in English with 2-3 million are wrong.--Woogie10w (talk) 13:30, 22 May 2013 (UTC)

PSC Cafeteria - Restaurant[edit]

I really like this restaurant [13] Take a look at the menu, the food is the same as in Poland--Woogie10w (talk) 13:36, 22 May 2013 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Anti-Katyn[edit]

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Controversial claim, referenced only to a blog. Needs better sources, per WP:REDFLAG

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Po prostu dodaj lepsze zrodla, na pl wiki jest duzo dobrych - a u nas tylko blog. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 06:05, 27 May 2013 (UTC)

Zaremba book[edit]

I will see it on Tuesday. The pages 561-74 should be interesting--Woogie10w (talk) 19:01, 30 August 2013 (UTC)

Wałęsa (film)[edit]

Hello, firstly I like to congratulate on your barnstar. Secondly I like to show you that where I am home we appreciate Poland. We even dedicated a bridge to our Polish partner town:

Malbork Bridge in Nordhorn

When I heard about Lech Wałęsa for the first time I was in Nordhorn visiting my father's eldest brother and his family. We watched the news. Consequently I was very interested in Wajda's bio pic and posted the following article already while the film was in production: Wałęsa (film)
Lech Wałęsa is my family's favourite Polish hero and it looks like he was the one that kicked off a development that allowed members of my family to return to the places of their childhood. Please have a look at this article.

NordhornerII (talk) I am not a number! I am a Nordhorner. 09:29, 23 September 2013 (UTC)

As my family saw it Wałęsa was very brave and cool-blooded while walking on a razor blade. A Polish acquaintance stated recently (when I asked her about the film) it had been imperative for the movement that it was condoned by the Pope. However, I was too young when it all happened in reality and I am no expert for Polish history or politics. That is your field of expertise.Nordhorner II (talk) I am not a number! I am a Nordhorner. 18:54, 24 September 2013 (UTC)


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Jan Sowa[edit]

I think a much greater depth of the history coverage is attained by presenting many "off the beaten path" issues, even in side notes. Jan Sowa presents a significant alternate point of view, possibly an important contribution from the younger generation of researchers, so I felt that summarizing his findings would contribute to the reader's understanding. Orczar (talk) 14:48, 15 November 2013 (UTC)

Nomination of Anti-Katyń for deletion[edit]

A discussion is taking place as to whether the article Anti-Katyń is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.

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Proposed deletion of Anti-Katyń[edit]

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re: Anti-Katyń isn't Katyń denial[edit]

Połowa problemu, to że to mały stub (dziś by taki z pl wiki skasowali...), druga - źródłeł mało. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 16:58, 15 January 2014 (UTC)

WikiProject Poland Newsletter • January 2014 • Issue II[edit]

WikiProject Poland Newsletter • January 2014 • Issue II
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Your comment at[edit]

Talk:Władysław_Sikorski's_death_controversy#Requested_move - if you are opposing, you may want to add the phrase oppose clearly. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 11:55, 4 February 2014 (UTC)

WW 2 casualties SU[edit]

Thanks for your post @ talk yesterday, I went to my bookshelfs and did some research. Thanks again--Woogie10w (talk) 12:48, 26 April 2014 (UTC)

Wikipedia is really freaking big[edit]

Wikipedia is really freaking big, I can't edit out all the mistakes. I am busy celebrating the German victory in Brazil.--Woogie10w (talk) 09:51, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

Hello! There is a DR/N request you may have interest in.[edit]


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The Dark Valley[edit]

Hello Xx236, maybe you rembember our little chat on Pomerania. As I said my father's family is from over there. My grandmother had nothing when she arrived in Western Germany, but she had nothing either in Pomerania. What I learned a typical day for her was to dig potatoes out of the earth from dawn till dusk and then she also had to peel them at candlelight until her eyes got too tired to continue and her "salaray" would be that she could keep the potato skins for her family, but when she allegedly tried to "enrich" herself by cutting the skin to thick she was beaten. Such was life for non-privileged Germans. They had it worse than many of your people. Yet that wasn't all. While my grandmother lived there were still squires who enforced an ancient prerogative called "First night". It is unclear whether even my grandmother was a victim but it still happened after she'd been born. Throughout history there have been many, many evil Germans... but their first victims were always their country fellowmen. (Well, there were certainly fair squires in the so-called "lost areas" but, you know, it has also been said that there were also "fair" slaveholders in the Southern States of the USA...) I recently discovered that there is now a film which illustrates pretty well what I knew so far only from whispered stories. I strongly recommend this film: The Dark Valley. NordhornerII (talk) I am not a number! I am a Nordhorner. 12:08, 13 November 2014 (UTC)

Happy New Year Xx236![edit]


Niestety moja umiejetnosc jezyka rosyjskiego jest praktycznie zerowa :( W czasach gdy chodzilem do szkoly, niestety okres kiedy zaczeto uczyc jezykow obcych byl tym w ktorym przestano uczyc mlodziez rosyjskiego by zostala inzynierami, naukowcami,chemikami, kosmonautami a zaczeto uczyc angielskiego bysmy zostali recepcjonistami, sprzataczkami,zmywczami w kuchniach dla naszych zachodnich wyzwolicieli za 800 zlotych na smieciowce. No, przynajmniej ci szczesliwcy co maja prace... --MyMoloboaccount (talk) 09:09, 18 April 2015 (UTC)


I didn't say it was invented by the west but that we should be more skeptical of sources that can be biased/unreliable and not solely blame the soviets for what happened unless we have sufficient reliable evidence. How am I using the lynching tool if I'm simply saying the west also has propaganda and we should be careful? socialistguy - when you make/review edits, please make sure they're neutral and cover/acknowledge multiple POVs. Thank you (talk) 17:41, 24 May 2015 (UTC)

@Socialistguy: This is why I've encouraged you to read through the talk archives. The issue of contemporary political leverage has been done to death there. Consequently, the article is essentially on ice, being held to a consensus version after the last round of edit warring. Please be aware of the fact that Holodomor is high on the list of Eastern European sanctions. That should be evident to you by the number of templates at the top of the talk page, so please also check the users who have been high profile 'contributors' on the talk pages and note how many have been blocked from editing any Eastern European articles, or blocked from editing Wikipedia, full stop. If you wish to agitate there, I sincerely hope you're well armed with WP:RS and can conform to WP:NPOV standards.
As an afterthought, I'd suggest that you consider what would have happened, for example, if Germany had won WWII, and the Third Reich had only just fallen apart or been overthrown recently. Would the Holocaust be an unsubstantiated rumour after 60 years in which to clean house? Bear in mind that that's how long the NKVD had to clean up traces of evidence, so the likelihood of someone ever finding the 'smoking gun' is zero to none. What is discussed in the article deals directly with the findings of experts (including many who aren't actually Western). While the article aspires to avoid the exploitation of an historical tragedy, regardless of whether you believe it to be WP:The Truth or not, the subject is, and will remain, in the realms of propaganda from various sides. Stating that you want to redact it or introduce more 'if' and 'but' arguments (meaning WP:IDONTLIKEIT, which is the subtext of your position) because you don't deem there to be enough reliable sources is completely bypassing the huge body of evidence, eye-witness testimonials, etc. that have already been removed from the article because of edit warring. --Iryna Harpy (talk) 03:53, 25 May 2015 (UTC)

Indonesia national football team results[edit]

This was not a article but rather an incomplete list of other articles already listed in the category of the same name. It served no purpose other then repeating the category. This is noted in revised history section. Cheers Djln Djln (talk) 10:58, 9 June 2015 (UTC)

how to you request deletion please (Lord Howe Settlement)[edit]

Phenss (talk) 09:37, 12 June 2015 (UTC)

Leo High School[edit]

There is another high school in Indiana with that name.Rhatsa26X (talk) 01:37, 16 June 2015 (UTC)

Empresa Municipal de Transportes de Madrid - Speedy deletion review[edit]

Please review your notice when you have a moment. After setting up the page I took lunch and I think you managed to find it while I was eating. Thanks for the heads up. I'll be continuing to work on this article and others over the next few days so there should be no need to delete. Best regards --N8 13:46, 26 June 2015 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by N8wilson (talkcontribs)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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In appreciation of your observations as to details in articles that are otherwise overlooked. The precision of your scrutiny is always intelligent, analytical, and precise. Iryna Harpy (talk) 06:05, 27 June 2015 (UTC)

Probably a typo...[edit]

When someone blanks a page, it's G7 not A7 (so long as they are the author and only contributor worth counting). (Referring to Mmantsetsa marope.) Peridon (talk) 16:10, 16 July 2015 (UTC)

No name-calling, etc. please.[edit]

I just realized you insulted me by calling me a flat Earth believer. To compare my unrelated beliefs to the belief that our planet is flat is clearly inflammatory. You have done this kind of thing multiple times now. Katyn skepticism is no way as extreme as flat-Earth beliefs, and it enrages me that you ONLY resort to slanderous attacks whenever I say something that you disagree with.

Do not argue about Soviet history with me on this post. The only purpose of this post is to call you out on the fact that you have a tendency (at least with me) to not keep discussions civil, since there have now been multiple recent occasions where you have made remarks to me akin to name calling, without making any real arguments. If you disagree with me, not matter how strongly, then I expect people to engage in civil discussion only.

I am of the 'fringe' view on a major subject on Wikipedia, and yet I have never resorted to name-calling nor similar types of insults on Wikipedia, and I ask that you do the same in the future. Unrequestedsillything (talk) 06:47, 6 August 2015 (UTC)

One of WikiProject Food and Drink's articles has been selected for improvement![edit]

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Bananasoldier (talk) 02:23, 10 August 2015 (UTC)

Bereza Kartuska - camp or prison ?[edit]

Thank you for your note. There's an exhaustive discussion, with sources, on the Article's Talk page. The consensus, backed up by institutions like the Library of Congress, seems to be in favour of 'concentration camp', as it fits the camp's function. The Polish formulation 'place of seclusion' has no punitive meaning in English. (talk) 12:30, 12 August 2015 (UTC) Thank you very much for your prompt response. The phrase concentration camp encompasses political prisons other than extermination camps, and was in use from the end of the C19th. The relevant sources and authorities favour the use of the phrase in this case, as is made clear in the discussion. In order not to become involved in an editing conflict, I'm happy to put the matter to a debate again. The current format, using both descriptions, while perhaps not entirely logical, seems a compromise between the two positions. Although if you feel strongly enough I will of course withdraw my edit. By the way - very good work on keeping anti-Polish sentiments (sadly all too common) off Wikipedia ! (talk) 12:43, 12 August 2015 (UTC)

Sour cabbage[edit]

Yes, the English name is unsourced and it neccessarely has to be a translation, since English speaking World natively doesn't have that kind of product and thus it doesn't have a name for it. And yes, the same name could be used for sliced cabbage too, but, it's well-known German speciality already known in English language and in this Wikipedia under it's German name sauerkraut (that also means "sour cabbage", in German). Kornjaca (talk) 23:07, 14 August 2015 (UTC)

Salkia vs. Salkhia[edit]

"Please be careful when helping the new editor" - all I did was slightly clean up the article they'd written. If you know more about the area and think this might be a duplicate article, perhaps you could merge (or propose to merge) the two of them? --McGeddon (talk) 11:00, 27 August 2015 (UTC)

Please note that I've nominated the Salkia stub for deletion as it's a replication of the Salkhia stub... the only difference being that it's completely unsourced and misspelt. Cheers! --Iryna Harpy (talk) 04:51, 28 August 2015 (UTC)

Added Category: American Journalists of Jewish Descent[edit]

I have added your article on Adam Goldman to the stated newly-created category. I thought you might like to know this as you may have some more knowledge than me in who to add to this cateogry. I have so far included four persons. A proud Conservapedia editor since 2015 (talk) 19:52, 4 September 2015 (UTC) God bless.

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Leupp Schools, Inc.[edit]

I have rejected your request to speedy this. Institutions of education are not eligible to be speedied under criterion A7. Karl Dickman talk 07:54, 14 September 2015 (UTC)


Hi! I'm not sure if the agency officially uses "FDOC" but some third party sources give it the acronym like (see the string "Update:FDOC") - also p. 5 of WhisperToMe (talk) 19:32, 15 September 2015 (UTC)

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Biting the newbies[edit]

In tagging Yangte for no content only two minutes after its creation, you may have been too bitey. Generally, you should allow the article to lie idle for at least 15 minutes before applying such a tag. It's possible that the author was in the process of formulating the article, but upon seeing your tag, and being new and not necessarily understanding completely how Wikipedia works, decided to abandon the project. I speak from personal experience where I, too, have been too quick to apply such tags. I've learned from my mistakes. WikiDan61ChatMe!ReadMe!! 12:33, 18 September 2015 (UTC)

I don't understand you[edit]

what do you want to say i didn't understand :) Seydibesir is a place name and there was a event there. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Haruneme (talkcontribs) 12:46, 18 September 2015 (UTC)

i understand[edit]

seydibesir is a assembly camp in Egypt. The ottoman soldiers who became POW during Sinai and Palestine Campaign live there for a short time. they became blind by English.. Look at this — Preceding unsigned comment added by Haruneme (talkcontribs) 12:59, 18 September 2015 (UTC)

Speedy tagging[edit]

Thanks for patrolling new pages, a vital and under-appreciated task, but please don't tag newly created articles with WP:CSD#A1 or WP:CSD#A3 too soon after creation. While things like copyright violations and attack pages need to be tagged at once, new contributors often put in a word or two and then click "Save page" to see how it looks: it is discouraging and BITEy if a speedy-deletion template pops up at once. For incomplete articles like Tomescu silviu just now, you should make a note of the title and wait at least 10 - 15 minutes before tagging. See {{uw-hasty}}. There is general advice about new page patrolling at WP:NPP, and about speedy tagging at WP:10CSD and WP:A7M. Regards, JohnCD (talk) 12:08, 28 September 2015 (UTC)