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DYK for Sturehov Manor[edit]

Thanks from me and the wiki Victuallers (talk) 16:01, 8 April 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Munsö Church[edit]

slakrtalk / 16:12, 15 April 2014 (UTC)

Meeting[edit]

Wanna meet the guy standing right beside you, supporting you in every move you make ? Krenakarore TK 07:13, 10 May 2014 (UTC)

Hi Krenakarore, I'm not sure what you mean exactly? Yakikaki (talk) 17:28, 10 May 2014 (UTC)
Hi, sorry for the late answer. I'm very glad that we can cooperate on several projects here, but I think I should emphasise that this is really just something I do as a hobby, and hardly even that. I have a rather hectic life and although I feel honoured by your proposal and am sure you are a fine person, I have to be honest and say I prefer a degree of anonymity or personal disengagement here. Please don't feel upset about this, I'm sure we could have a lot of fun together, but I prefer to just edit articles when I'm active here. But I do wish you all the best, and I hope we can continue making Wikipedia better, even so. Take care and be well! Cheers, Yakikaki (talk) 19:03, 13 May 2014 (UTC)
Saying NO isn't offensive. I am not the kind of guy who "hang around" with my Wikipedian friends, although I did shake hands with one of them last month right here in Prague. We talked about Ukraine, had a pizza, drank some wine and took pictures as well. Another one showed me her orange dress in a picture taken inside a beautiful cathedral while she sang one of Bach's cantatas. Another showed me he looks like Donald Pleasance, while another pointed me to her picture in her Wikimedia essay. Others told me they are on YouTube while one other, you know, do prefer her anonymity preserved :) ! Krenakarore TK 20:12, 13 May 2014 (UTC)
 :-) Yakikaki (talk) 16:54, 14 May 2014 (UTC)

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Deletion discussion about Gryta Church[edit]

Hello, Yakikaki,

I wanted to let you know that there's a discussion about whether Gryta Church should be deleted. Your comments are welcome at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Gryta Church .

If you're new to the process, articles for deletion is a group discussion (not a vote!) that usually lasts seven days. If you need it, there is a guide on how to contribute. Last but not least, you are highly encouraged to continue improving the article; just be sure not to remove the tag about the deletion nomination from the top.

Thanks, Mr. Guye (talk) 22:09, 7 June 2014 (UTC)

‎A barnstar for you![edit]

Christian Barnstar.png The Christianity Barnstar
Dear Yakikaki, I award you The Christianity Barnstar for all of your contributions to WikiProject Christianity, especially your recent creation of ‎Gryta Church. You are making a difference here! Keep up the good work! With regards, AnupamTalk 04:52, 8 June 2014 (UTC)

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Gryta Church[edit]

Make it worth while my dear. The article needs some copy editing then you list it for DYK (You, Mr. Carter and me). Make the most out of this situation so you'll never forget that together we stand, divided we fall :) ! By the way, Mr. Carter did a wonderful job there and I think you should pay him a visit. He is a wonderful human being, just like you. He wants to meet you and I think a brief conversation would help you with Swedish things alike. Very best, Krenakarore TK 22:02, 9 June 2014 (UTC)

Historic houses[edit]

Hi Yakikaki. You might be interested to see that WP:Architecture now has a task force on Historic houses. I have offered a preliminary list of red links for Denmark at Todo items for anyone. Maybe you would like to help in drawing up lists for Sweden or Estonia. We could also develop priorities based on the regions or even municipalities drawing on sv:Kategori:Slott i Sverige efter landskap and sv:Kategori:Herrgårdar i Sverige. Any assistance you can give with picking out those deserving priority treatment would be appreciated. Personally, I would tend to go first for those which are already at least start class in Danish, preferably with illustrations and possibly with links to articles in other languages. There is no rush on this but I certainly think it would be useful to improve coverage in Sweden as the project develops. And Estonia is up to you!--Ipigott (talk) 15:13, 15 June 2014 (UTC)

Hi Ipigott, thank you for the message. I'll be happy to contribute what I can! I'll go through the lists and also check some other sources, and try to make a similar red-linked list for Sweden and Estonia. My preliminary assessment is that when it comes to Sweden and Estonia, a lot of articles exist but are stubs or badly written and/or edited, so I may end up making a list of articles to improve instead. But I'll get back when I've checked! Yakikaki (talk) 14:53, 16 June 2014 (UTC)
Articles requiring improvement should indeed also be targeted.--Ipigott (talk) 14:57, 16 June 2014 (UTC)

What is QPQ?[edit]

Thank you for reviewing mustang wine. What is QPQ? I only just started using DYK a few days ago.Zigzig20s (talk) 02:45, 17 June 2014 (UTC)

Hello, I saw someone else already answered. If you've done less than five DYKs you don't have to do a quid-pro-quo (QPQ). Cheers, Yakikaki (talk) 14:16, 17 June 2014 (UTC)
I turned the list into prose and added a bit more.Zigzig20s (talk) 20:07, 17 June 2014 (UTC)
Great! It's a bit silly I think with these restrictions, but now it should be safe. Great work! Yakikaki (talk) 20:12, 17 June 2014 (UTC)

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DYK nomination of Dalhem Church[edit]

Symbol question.svg Hello! Your submission of Dalhem Church at the Did You Know nominations page has been reviewed, and some issues with it may need to be clarified. Please review the comment(s) underneath your nomination's entry and respond there as soon as possible. Thank you for contributing to Did You Know! APerson (talk!) 01:48, 20 June 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Läby Church[edit]

Materialscientist (talk) 23:13, 21 June 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Barlingbo Church[edit]

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 21:24, 22 June 2014 (UTC)

DYK hook[edit]

Please see Wikipedia:Administrators'_noticeboard/Incidents#Yet_another_grossly_offensive_DYK_on_the_main_page. Drmies (talk) 05:04, 23 June 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for the notification. I never imagined it could be considered offensive, but people are different I suppose. I'll pay attention for this type of thing in the future. Yakikaki (talk) 15:57, 23 June 2014 (UTC)

Concerned[edit]

Hello Yakikaki! I hope you have had a pleasant solstice it's a big holiday here in Sweden as I assume you know. Sorry to disturb you, but since you and Krenakarore seems to know each other even outside the Wikipedia, I just wonder if you have heard from him lately? Usually he's always around doing his gnome work, but he was very badly treated by another editor and I have not "seen" him since then and I'm starting to get a little worried. My very best to you, - W.carter (talk) 14:31, 23 June 2014 (UTC) Hello W.carter! I'm sorry but I haven't heard anything from him in a little while either, but on the other hand we really only know each other via Wikipedia, so I have no idea. I hope he's fine though - when did you last hear from him? Best, Yakikaki (talk) 16:00, 23 June 2014 (UTC)

The last time I heard from him was 18 June. He had just deleted a long line of edits on his talk page as you can see on his log. Sorry if I mistook how well you know him, it was just the way he spoke of you that made me jump to that conclusion. Let's just hope he's fine and returns when he can. Best, - W.carter (talk) 16:10, 23 June 2014 (UTC)
No problem, he's very generous and likeable I think :) Yes, let's, and as far as I recall he's been away for some prolonged time on earlier occasions, too. I'm sure he'll be back :) Yakikaki (talk) 16:14, 23 June 2014 (UTC)
@Yakikaki: I think you should look at his talk page now. Best, - W.carter (talk) 23:10, 23 June 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Gryta Church[edit]

Gatoclass (talk) 00:03, 29 June 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Roma Abbey[edit]

Gatoclass (talk) 16:04, 29 June 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Rone Church[edit]

 — Crisco 1492 (talk) 03:43, 30 June 2014 (UTC)

Estonian nature reserves[edit]

I think it is excellent that you are creating these articles - tbh, this is something I've been planning to do myself for ages as well. However, could you please also include links to Estonian nature registries - Keskkonnaregister and Keskkonnainfo - you can get the direct links to first from List of protected areas of Estonia if you want. --Sander Säde 09:15, 2 July 2014 (UTC)

Thanks, I will keep it in mind! Also, I think all the ones I've created can be substantially expanded, so there should be work left for you :) Yakikaki (talk) 15:32, 2 July 2014 (UTC)
Editing Wikipedia is an endless work... I think that I'll see if I can get some photos for nature reserves during this summer - at least for Rapla and Harju counties. --Sander Säde 08:53, 3 July 2014 (UTC)
Heh, it truly is. It would be great with some nice photos, yes. Yakikaki (talk) 19:14, 3 July 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Dalhem Church[edit]

Gatoclass (talk) 10:57, 2 July 2014 (UTC)

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BoNM - Sweden Hires.png The Sweden Barnstar of National Merit
Yakikaki is awarded the Swedish Barnstar for a series of articles on medieval churches. Ghirla-трёп- 16:38, 6 July 2014 (UTC)
Hello Yakikaki! Congratulations on the barnstar! You really deserve it. :) Can I just ask you a small (and silly) thing? My archiving bot has started to work and is archiving the old discussions on my talk page. This also hides the nice things I've been given and I would like to collect them all on a separate page, much like most editors do. Can I just cut and paste them there or must I do some kind of "move" thing for these? I am unsure of how this is usually done. Best, - W.carter (talk) 16:09, 9 July 2014 (UTC)
Hello W.carter! I hope you're having a nice summer on the island! Thank you for your kind words, you've really cheered me up. :) And I don't think it's silly at all, we should take pride in our achievements :) I think it's just to copy paste them, that's what I did at least. Perhaps there's some more elegant way though, I'm not the best at the editing-part of Wikipedia, I have to admit :) Cheers, Yakikaki (talk) 16:32, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

I was about to award you this too! Keep up the amazing work on Swedish and Estonian topics!♦ Dr. Blofeld 10:27, 26 July 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Fårö Church[edit]

Gatoclass (talk) 14:05, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Roma Church[edit]

 — Crisco 1492 (talk) 08:47, 11 July 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Kalix Church[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 10:27, 26 July 2014 (UTC)

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DYK for Nederluleå Church[edit]

Orlady (talk) 02:24, 30 July 2014 (UTC)

Some new pictures[edit]

Sankt Clemens, Visby, including black cat. Meow!

Hello Yakikaki! Hope you have had a pleasant holiday. :) Mine got canceled due to too much to do at work, guess I have to wait until autumn for the next trip to the Gotland country side. Might be for the best since the churches without pictures all seems to be hard to photograph because of all the trees. Better to wait until the leaves are off. But I took a stroll in Visby a couple of days ago and managed to get some more pics of St Clemens an St Karin. Don't know if you are interested, I know you already have pics for these, but they can be found here or here. These two ruins are tricky! They are both in the busy area of Visby, surrounded by houses making access hard, exposed sides are facing north so best pics light-wise must be taken at 5:00 a.m. in spring (!) and not always open. Clemens houses a café in the summer and is closed in the winter. (The cat in pic 8 was friendly though. :) ) Karin is almost always closed to public (I had to poke my camera through the gate to get pics inside) since it is used for all kinds of events. During the winter it is used as a skating rink! (No, I'm not kidding, see here or here). Welcome back! w.carter-Talk 13:00, 17 August 2014 (UTC)

Hello there! Ooh nice pics! :) I'm sorry about your lost vacation, though, that sounds rather annoying. I hope they will pay you loads of extra money for the trouble, at least ;) Yes, both Clemens and Karin seem tricky to catch on photos, but I think you did an excellent job, 5 am or not! These ruins are really quite massive, much larger than I initially realised, and judging from your photos both impressive and somehow gentle, at the same time. I'm very happy to have found such a talented and kind friend like you on Wikipedia! :-) This week I hope to be able to continue my work on these wonderful churches, but first I have a few other things I need to take care of. Bye for now, and thanks again! Yakikaki (talk) 21:20, 17 August 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Skara Missal[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 00:02, 18 August 2014 (UTC)

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Ryska kyrkan[edit]

Russian church, Visby.

Hello! It's just me again. I have been thinking about a pic of the Russian Church in Visby, that there might be something in an archive at the museum or something. I know that the father of one of my friends was present at the excavation of the church and that maybe there could be some pic from that. Unfortunately it seems like the museum has removed its photo collections from the Internet. :( But there are some that you could claim as "fair use" if you want to. There is the sketch here or the pic of the excavated foundation (including skeleton) here. I could also just drop by and take a pic of the building now residing on top of the ruins, like the pic of the "Ryska gården" at the Guteinfo-site. I noticed you have a similar take on the pic for the Solberga Abbey. Just let me know. :) At least I can provide you with a detail from the old Visby map. I cropped it and just uploaded it. It is most likely a depiction of the Russian Church in Visby. It matches the location and the sketched reconstructions of the church based on facts found at the excavation of the foundations 1971. Best, w.carter-Talk 10:42, 19 August 2014 (UTC)

Hello! I see we have been considering the same problem :) Hm, it's a bit tricky, for sure! Your idea to use one of the linked images is great, I didn't know you could claim fair use in this way, but then again I've always been bad at understanding the copyright rules - to me it's a big jungle. :) But I will study them more carefully, sounds like it might come in handy! For now though I think this excellent crop from the map should be sufficient, and for some reason I really like the image as such as well. How very nice to get rid of the white blank spot - thanks! :) Ciao, Yakikaki (talk) 11:38, 19 August 2014 (UTC)
I think this pic is actually nicer than the reconstruct sketch. It's in color and seems "friendly" in some way. Pity the map only covers Visby within the wall, otherwise we might have a similar one for Solberga Abbey. If I come across something I'll let you know. See ya! w.carter-Talk 11:56, 19 August 2014 (UTC)

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List of regional characteristics of Romanesque churches[edit]

Nearly all the information that you added to this article was useful but 'none of it conformed to the way in which the information was formatted.

  • The lists of examples for England, France and Germany etc don't contain subsections for different regions. Information about regions is listed under the influences, not under the list of buildings.
  • None of the examples of buildings have the name of their country in brackets.

A basic rule of successful editting is to look at the way that previous edits have been done, and if what you see is consistent (rather than a mess that needs tidying up) then follow through on what you see.

I forgot to mention that buildings are only listed if they have articles. If you write articles about some of the non-listed churches that are significant, then list them. But keep in mind that the numbers of significant churches are proportionally small in Scandinavia. In France, England and Italy there are literally hundreds of churches that are Romanesque or have significant Romanesque parts, but have been omitted, with only some of the most important making it to the list. It would be easy to create an imbalance by including almost every Romanesque building in Sweden and only a very small percent of the Romanesque churches of France. The list for the UK, for example, only includes two of the finest, least altered, parish churches, where in fact there are a very large number that retain significant Romanesque parts.

Amandajm (talk) 13:31, 22 August 2014 (UTC)

Alice Habsburg[edit]

I finally got to expanding Alice Habsburg with the Polish source [1], but I am afraid it may be too late for a DYK nom? Perhaps you could submit it anyway, and blame the delay on me - I'll gladly fess up to it and do an extra DYK review to appease the reviewer. If each of us does a review (so two instead of a regular one) maybe we can have this DYKed? (PS. Bare URL ref for now because Dispenser is being difficult again). --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 14:17, 29 August 2014 (UTC)

Hi, thanks a lot for the expansion, it looks much better already! Hm, well, we can try to get it DYK-nominated but my albeit limited earlier experience of DYK has been that it's quite formalistic. For my own part, I'm satisfied with just having the article and bringing it up to good standard, but if you want we can make an attempt at DYK? Thanks for all the help, Yakikaki (talk) 11:17, 30 August 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Tynnelsö Castle[edit]

Gatoclass (talk) 12:02, 2 September 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Hörningsholm Castle[edit]

HJ Mitchell | Penny for your thoughts? 00:02, 5 September 2014 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Hovdala Castle[edit]

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Good choice[edit]

Your winter stock.

So, you have finally found your true self. :) Good choice! Here is something to see you through the winter. Zzzzz.... w.carter-Talk 19:56, 10 September 2014 (UTC)

Mmm, looks tasty! Zzzz... :) Yakikaki (talk) 20:02, 10 September 2014 (UTC)
Btw, the barn pic at Structural integrity and failure was by the road 2 km before coming to Bara Church Ruin. I saw it on my way to Bara and took the pic on the way back. So the pic exists thanks to your suggestions. :) It pays to listen to you. w.carter-Talk 20:12, 10 September 2014 (UTC)
You are far too kind :) Yakikaki (talk) 20:54, 11 September 2014 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Örbyhus Castle[edit]

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Flag fixed[edit]

Hello Yaki! I have finished checking and double checking the flag at Svindersvik, and it is pretty much as we thought: Forbidden but used anyway. I have put the whole explanation in a note (with refs) at the pic on the Draft:Grill (family)#Origin page. Feel free to nick it all if you still want to use it in Svindersvik. :) I use Harvard refs, so the full ref for the second book is found at Bibliography section. A bientôt! w.carter-Talk 20:49, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

Btw, have you ever used the LIBRIS catalogue? It is great for fixing the "cite book". If you know the name or author of the book, you enter it in the search box on any page. Like if I want all the facts for the ref for "Svenska ostindiska compagnierna 1731-1813", I enter that and end up here. I click on the most likely book and end up at this page. This page can be used as the url for the book in the ref. Then I click on the "Skapa referens" (middle of the page), scroll down and there is everything I need for the ref. Just copy and paste to the cite book. Very handy. No mistakes in spelling or ISBN-numbers. I use it all the time, especially if the title is long. :) Pity it's in Swedish and can't just be copied as a whole, but is some help anyway. Best, w.carter-Talk 21:06, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

Hey, sorry for the belated answer, it's been quite hectic at work lately. Hm, interesting about the flag! I'll incorporate it into Svindersvik for sure - thanks for the great research! I've encountered Libris a few times but never got the hang of how to use it, or quite frankly, what it was. So thanks for the suggestion, I'll be sure to check it out. It seems a lot more convenient and also safe, in the sense that you're sure to get it right. Very Swedish, essentially :) Ciao for now, Yakikaki (talk) 19:28, 19 September 2014 (UTC)
Hello! Have a rest now from your exhausting week. :) I just post when it's convenient, and you read at your leisure. Libris is actually the catalogue for all books in Swedish libraries, so quite comprehensive. Aside from the spelling thing, I also use it to see if a book I want is available at my little library in Visby or if I have to order it from some other library. The bureaucracy in Sweden can be a tad too much sometimes, but it has its advantages. Have a nice weekend! w.carter-Talk 20:59, 19 September 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Örbyhus Castle[edit]

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 12:02, 23 September 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Hovdala Castle[edit]

 — Crisco 1492 (talk) 00:03, 25 September 2014 (UTC)

A sheep for you![edit]

Gotland vapen.svg The Gotlandic Sheep Badge
To Yakikaki, For your extraordinary and tireless work on churches and ruins on Gotland, (...and they are many...).
In Gotland, the gift of a sheep in any form is a token of respect and friendship. w.carter-Talk 23:13, 27 September 2014 (UTC)
Oh, how kind of you, and such a beautiful sheep, with its little flag! I assure you, it's a pure pleasure to write about that beautiful island :) Yakikaki (talk) 07:34, 28 September 2014 (UTC)

The ruins list[edit]

Hello! Hope you don't mind, but I went and added all the translations for titles, websites, language tags, etc. in the refs that I was asked to do on my GANs, I suspect it might be the same for FANs so... The reflist became a bit long because of this, so I made it into a {{reflist|30em}} instead. Hope it's ok, revert it otherwise. The reviewer also wanted some English sources, but since these are hard to come by they have to settle for som further reading in English. I added a new section for some that are relevant. I'm going to pay a visit to one of the bookshops in Visby and see if I can't find info on some tourist books to add. List is looking very good! :) Best, w.carter-Talk 23:39, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

Thank you very much! You're very kind, as always, and I think you should be included in the nomination, for all the work you've done. And I'll try to make use of Libris as you told me, I know a few books that could probably be added to the further reading section. Always a pleasure working with you, @W.carter:!
Dito! But then again I enjoy true cooperation so much more than just fixing something by myself. :) No way I'm taking credit for this. It is your article. I'm not doing more than all of the editors helping me with my GAs. I have also taking the liberty of asking for a copy edit of the article. This is customary before submitting an article for GA or FA, so I think we better get it over with. See ya! w.carter-Talk 22:23, 3 October 2014 (UTC)
Just to let you know: I used a cleanup script on the list, it is very effective in finding all the little formatting tings I tend to forget or overlook, but it always has to be checked afterwards since it sometimes, like here, can be a bit too automatic for some links. These have to be corrected afterwards. Best, w.carter-Talk 15:03, 5 October 2014 (UTC)
OK, thanks! I'll look into it :) The copyedit help was very welcome, also! Best, Yakikaki (talk) 15:07, 5 October 2014 (UTC)
Oh, I see you already addressed the issue. Many thanks, as always! Yakikaki (talk) 15:12, 5 October 2014 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────Yes, it is always best to do right away. So not 100% accurate, but it is really nice to not have to worry about all the spaces, /,-,etc. and other formatting mistakes that are sooo hard to find otherwise. w.carter-Talk 15:18, 5 October 2014 (UTC)

Yes, it seems very useful, as you point out. I wanted to ask you something about it, actually. You recommended it to me earlier, and I must admit that it seems very handy, but I'm still not quite sure how it works. I was thinking it would be a good thing to run all the church articles through such a script to find all those annoying little things. Would it be too much trouble if I asked you to tell me how to do it? If you have the time and inclination, of course! Yakikaki (talk) 15:31, 5 October 2014 (UTC)

Scripts[edit]

No trouble at all. :) They are very easy to install and use. It is all done automatically. This script that I used now is a different one from the first one I talked about. The way you do it is that you create a new subpage called User:Yakikaki /common.js. You can see mine here: User:W.carter/common.js.

After that you just copy the code for the scripts you want to use and save. Refresh your page and the script is turned on. Let's start with the first script that turn links into different colors. Start your commons.js page and copy this code to it and save:

importScript('User:Anomie/linkclassifier.js'); // Linkback: User:Anomie/linkclassifier.js
importStylesheet('User:Anomie/linkclassifier.css'); // Linkback: User:Anomie/linkclassifier.css

The different colors are described at User:Anomie/linkclassifier and this is the picture of how it looks File:Wikipedia screenshot Barlingbo Church.jpg. Just let me know when you have done this and tried out this script before we move on to the next. You need to become a bit accustomed to scripts before going on to the next. This first is a good way of learning. If you have any trouble, just ping me! w.carter-Talk 16:08, 5 October 2014 (UTC)

Thanks! It looks really neat :) I'll try to play around a bit and learn my ways as you suggest. Thanks again, pal! Yakikaki (talk) 16:26, 5 October 2014 (UTC)
Face-smile.svg Just ping me when you are ready for the next. Cheers, w.carter-Talk 16:37, 5 October 2014 (UTC)

Gotland Churches[edit]

Hello! I saw that you are working on the list of churches on Gotland. You are certainly not afraid of work! :) That is one major undertaking. Very nice. Just wondering how "picky" you want to be with the list? There are some churches in and about Visby that I pass by almost every day and could take pics of if you want to, active churches that might not be the first thing you think of when talking about Gotlandic churches. I saw that you included the catholic church. There are even some that are not used as churches any more but were built like churches. Those that come to mind are: Terra Novakyrkan, Visborgskyrkan, Tjelvarkyrkan, Pingstkyrkan, this (don't know the name) and this that is now a theatre. Also Gnisvärd kapell and Koviks kapell. Cheers, w.carter-Talk 16:04, 11 October 2014 (UTC)

Hello! Thank you for your kind words, and the very kind proposal! :) I've been thinking a bit and I do think it makes sense to include all that there are; I spotted a few of the ones you mention on the church of Sweden webpage earlier and was planning to add them, too. So, yes please, if it's not too much trouble and you'd be happy to do it, I'd be very happy and grateful for pictures of Terra Novakyrkan, Tjelvarkyrkan and Pingstkyrkan, as well as the one which is unknown, if it's still operating. As for the theatre, I don't know, as all the other churches in the list are functioning in their capacity of churches, perhaps it's not necessary to include it? I have so far also excluded chapels, but I'm not dogmatic in any way about it. Still, it's a bit more work... ;) I don't know, I have to think a bit about the chapels. Perhaps it's a question of notability? Would you, who live there, include them in the list? OK, here's some food for thought I guess. In the meanwhile, have a nice Sunday evening! Best, Yakikaki (talk) 15:32, 12 October 2014 (UTC)
Hi! As with any topic here on Gotland there are always two lists when it comes to notability: One of the things that we who live here think is important, and one with the things that tourists finds interesting. To add to it there is the Visby vs the rest of the island, just as relevant today as in the 1300s. :-/ Such lists always have many commons items, but they are never the same. I think that a list on the WP should include both. The modern churches such as Tjelvar and Terra Nova are very important the community, but you will never find them in a tourist brochure. The chapels on the other hand are always mentioned among "the churches" in tourist stuff. They are being frequently used for weddings, christenings and other ceremonies and are situated in places where people spend their vacation so in many ways they are more notable than the ones listed with the Church of Sweden. I think the best way is to include all that are mentioned in one way or another on official websites. That would include all the ones mentioned here and here. Pngstkyrkan is not mentioned anywhere, since it is not part of the Church of Sweden, but since the catholic church is included, we might go with all versions of faith. Weather permitting it, I will take pictures the next time I am in the neighborhood of these buildings. Skip the one converted to a theatre, otherwise we would have a whole bunch of converted churches to deal with as well. I'll check if the unknown one is still in use. Right now I am spending a lot of time at my computer, but have to work on other things than the WP, so I still get the notifications if there is anything you want. Cheers, w.carter-Talk 16:41, 12 October 2014 (UTC)
Thank you! That sounds like an excellent plan, I'll include these ones as well. Always a pleasure working with you, Carter! -Yakikaki (talk) 16:57, 12 October 2014 (UTC)

Vårdklockans Church[edit]

Vårdklockans kyrka and The Iron

Fist "new" church "fixed". Not the very best weather today, but it's not likely to get better anytime soon so I took the pics: File:Vårdklockans kyrka Visby Gotland 1.jpg, File:Vårdklockans kyrka Visby Gotland 2.jpg, File:Vårdklockans kyrka Visby Gotland 3.jpg. The "unknown" church is called Vårdklockans kyrka, previously known as Missionskyrkan. It is in use. Look here and here. It is mentioned in this list sv:Lista över byggnadsminnen i Gotlands län (now there's a list for you^^) as "Metodistkyrkan (Visby Vårdklockan 1)" and it is described here as "Gotland kn, VISBY VÅRDKLOCKAN 1, KV VÅRDKLOCKAN 1 METODISTKYRKAN". There is also another pic of it in the Commons, File:Vårdklockan1 metodistkyrka visby.jpg. I know the name sounds funny, but one should not try to translate it, it is simply a name of that area. I'm sure there is more about it, but this is enough to raise it from 'unknown'.

  • Fun fact: If you look at the pic here to the right, you see a very narrow street between the church and the little yellow house (by locals called The Iron and is an excellent crêperie). The narrow steet starts some four blocks further up and is much wider there, so every year there are several cars who think that they can make it all the way (despite several warning signs that the street will be too narrow) and they simply get stuck with no way out. :) The crêperie is actually keeping a tally of how many cars get stuck each year. It is sort of an "alley of shame". Imagine breaking all traffic rules and get stuck until someone calls the tow truck! This is how it is usually reported in the local paper. Happy editing, w.carter-Talk 22:14, 14 October 2014 (UTC)
Thanks a lot! I'll make sure to add it, and, when I visit Visby the next time, to pay attention with the car! :) As usual, the pictures are very nice! Yakikaki (talk) 16:55, 15 October 2014 (UTC)

Hi again! We had a bit of luck today, an hour or so with sunshine, so I took the long way to work and managed to bag three churches: Terra Nova, Pingstkyrkan and Tjelvar. They are all in Category:Churches in Visby. But why, oh why, must all churches be aligned in such a way that the sun always is into the camera if one wants to photograph during normal waking hours?? Face-tongue.svg On my way from the car to work I went by the Cathedral and saw that it is being painstakingly renovated. Got some cool pics like the one here, more in the Commons at Category:Visby domkyrka. Thanks for "leading me astray" from my usual path!^^ These pics are the only ones at Commons where the church looks like a project by Christo and Jeanne-Claude. The renovation is mentioned here. Might be fun, and a bit unusual, to include the wrapped up church on its page. What do you think? Always fun to do your pics, w.carter-Talk 21:42, 15 October 2014 (UTC)

Ha, the cathedral really looks like Christo and Jeanne-Claude had been at it! The stairway to heaven idea is not far from the original idea with these soaring towers, I think, but in this version perhaps more "practical" and less poetic?! :D Anyway, thank you so much for all of this! Considering you were having to work against the sun, you managed very well I must say! I will put them on the list! It may take a few days, as work is quite hectic again and I'm in the middle of moving, but I'll get there. Yakikaki (talk) 17:33, 16 October 2014 (UTC)
Moving? Poor thing! :( One of the things I really hate to do, but might be forced to quite soon. That is why I try to do as many photos as I can right now. Best, w.carter-Talk 17:48, 16 October 2014 (UTC)

Ahem[edit]

That was not quite what I meant by alt, Yakikaki. What I just meant that everything should be untouched except to the right, where the car should disappear, cropping exactly on a vertical line, just exactly some pix to the left, cropping out thre car, nothing else. ... Wish I could show with a line. Hafspajen (talk) 18:16, 16 October 2014 (UTC)

Hello Hafspajen! Sorry for the late answer. Yes, I understand your idea, and I tried it, but the result was even worse than the crop I did, in my own opinion. This was because the car actually is quite close to the house; removing it created a very unsymmetrical image. Unfortunately, I think we will have to live with the car. -Yakikaki (talk) 18:46, 20 October 2014 (UTC)

Oh, well- cars are nice too. Hafspajen (talk) 18:47, 20 October 2014 (UTC)

Gnisvärd and Kovik[edit]

Cow parking at Kovik

Sorry for littering your page again... Morning off, so down to Gnisvärd and Kovik. Unfortunately the rain caught up with me there, but I took the pics anyway, don't know when I'll be in their neighborhood again soon. Gnisvärd is a very nice place, I go there often for walks in the summer. Now totally desterted. Kovik is a really bleak and depressing place, just like out of an Ingmar Bergman film. Yikes. The only "excitement" were the cows in the parking lot. I don't like cows, they're tasty enough, but up close by my car they are big, drooly, stubborn and unpredictable, although not as sneaky as the sheep. Pics are at Category:Kovik fishing village (Gotland) and Category:Gnisvärd fishing village (Gotland). Good luck with the moving! :) w.carter-Talk 20:50, 16 October 2014 (UTC)

Oh, what beautiful places! They do seem very quiet and tranquil, though, and with the grey sea so nearby. Thank you very much! I would have liked to go down there, myself, to park among the cows and take a walk by the sea. Who knows, maybe I would find a chess companion there..? As always, I'm very grateful. :) -Yakikaki (talk) 18:49, 20 October 2014 (UTC)
Glad you like them. The sea is the best thing with this place. :) And there is a sort of zen-like quality to the deserted places this time of year. On another note: Not sure how much "cheating" is allowed in Featured pictures, but I just could not resist. If you want it, it's yours: File:Mõdriku mõisa peahoone-b.jpg Face-smile.svg Best, w.carter-Talk 19:35, 20 October 2014 (UTC)
You are a wonder, you are, and with such interesting skills! I appreciate it very much, but somehow by now I've grown a bit fond of that car. It's quite discreet and at the same time adds scale to the picture, which is needed - the house isn't as big as one would think from all those columns and pomp. But thank you for the offer, I'm very impressed by this vanishing act! :) Yakikaki (talk) 16:38, 21 October 2014 (UTC)
Ta dah! :) If you have some pic that needs fixing just ping me, I've helped others. I made a page about it. And for my next disappearing act, I will disappear to my sandbox to work on expanding an article. See ya'! w.carter-Talk 18:31, 21 October 2014 (UTC)

Cake![edit]

Hello Yakikaki, I'm here to ask you if you can identify for me a cake that I had while I was in Tallinn. Here is a photo I took of it: [2]. I do not know if it was "just" a layered cake of sponge and caramel, or if it is a regional dessert that goes by a specific name in Estonia. Any ideas? Thank you! Julia\talk 01:29, 23 October 2014 (UTC)

Hello Julia! Mmm, that looks like a really nice and quite fancy version of a napoleoni kook, or Napoleon cake. They have something similar that goes under the same name also in Sweden, but not as nice as the Estonian one. Where did you get it? I think I know most of the cafés in Tallinn ;) Ciao (or tšau as the Estonians say), Yakikaki (talk) 19:34, 23 October 2014 (UTC)
Oh yes, that's it! Napoleon Cake! Only for some reason this was with layers of sponge instead of puff pastry. It was still delicious though!
You'll think I'm common, but the cake is from a supermarket, :( My boyfriend and I were on a budget and so after we had dinners out, we would pick a dessert from the Stockmann that was very near our hotel and then share it in our room. Cheaper than eating dessert in a restaurant and just as much fun! Julia\talk 03:27, 24 October 2014 (UTC)
Haha, no I wouldn't think you're being common if you buy your groceries at Stockmann's - if you would have used Rimi, maybe ;) I just thought it looked so professional, I thought it must be a café. And I agree, it's always nicer to be able to have your own place and make your own food, when abroad. I hope you had a nice time and will return! :) Ciao, Yakikaki (talk) 14:02, 24 October 2014 (UTC)
We had a fabulous time. We loved Tallinn. We are thinking of ways we can move there! Maybe I will get a postdoc there someday and my partner can do software engineering remotely, perhaps? We can dream! ;) Julia\talk 18:44, 24 October 2014 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Mõdriku manor[edit]

Mõdriku mõisa peahoone.jpg
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(talk page stalker) Blue9 (3515456895).jpg - Congratulations!! Face-smile.svg w.carter-Talk 18:06, 25 October 2014 (UTC)

Halloween cheer![edit]

All present and accounted for, Sir![edit]

Finally! All the pics are uploaded. So if you want to change, replace, add anything it is all in the Category:Visby stadsmur (Yes! The category is actually in the name you added to the box. :) ) When uploading the last ones I noticed for the first time that I had accidentally photographed the old well in the Östergravar outside the Well Gate: The well. I've never noticed it before. I always learn something new when working with you! :) Thanks! w.carter-Talk 19:49, 2 November 2014 (UTC)

Oh, nice! :) I will go through them with care and change in the list as you suggest. And I agree, I always learn a lot when working with you – through translating the descriptions of the various towers and gates, I'm slowly starting to develop an understanding of medieval warfare, for example. I would never have guessed I would end up learning stuff like this. :) Yakikaki (talk) 20:04, 2 November 2014 (UTC)
Hi, I made some tweaks after getting an answer at User talk:Philg88#Problem with a word. The word utrusta is apparently a bit tricky to translate and get right in certain contexts, so some of the sentences had to be re-written. w.carter-Talk 10:18, 3 November 2014 (UTC)
Great, it's coming along very nicely now, I think! :) Yakikaki (talk) 17:57, 3 November 2014 (UTC)
Nah... I just put the map "somewhere" to get it in the article. ;) It is really hard to place it, we need it, but it's in the way wherever one puts it. Maybe once all the text is there, we can find a suitable place for it. Perhaps on top of or after the list, I honestly don't know... Have a nice evening, I'm going to potter about with this and that. w.carter-Talk 19:08, 4 November 2014 (UTC)
Yes, you're right – with time, we'll find a solution. Have a nice evening, Yakikaki (talk) 19:09, 4 November 2014 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────I got an idea and executed "it" instead of doing ce on the text. Let's see if your job-screen can accept it now. It works on my big screen here at home. Otherwise, we'll just move it again! :) And... how could you ever think your thoughtful balloons were inappropriate after all crazy things I've put on you page. :) Looks like you will get your FA, wonderful, I'm so happy for you! w.carter-Talk 22:30, 4 November 2014 (UTC)

I like the solution! Very good indeed. I'll start adding some notes tonight for the towers and stuff that we don't have any text for, but that I have something about in my books. I'll see what I can come up with! And then there's the Tjelvar site, of course. Best, Yakikaki (talk) 20:02, 5 November 2014 (UTC)
I started with some ce, but I'll leave it alone for now so there will be no edit conflicts. I have other things to mess with in the meantime. :) There is also the Guteinfo and loads of other sites and books where you or I can find material for those. No problem! :) Happy editing! w.carter-Talk 20:16, 5 November 2014 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Freedom Monument (Riga)[edit]

Monumento a la Libertad, Riga, Letonia, 2012-08-07, DD 10.JPG
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A glass of Dricku for you![edit]

Mjödglas.jpg A stout glass of Gotlandsdricka for you!
Congratulations on List of church ruins on Gotland being promoted to Featured List! Face-smile.svg w.carter-Talk 11:12, 6 November 2014 (UTC)

About Dricku[edit]

Dricku is the national beverage of Gotland. The rest of the world is (thankfully) spared. It symbolizes and embodies the rebellious nature of Gotlanders and the harsh island. The un-official and very secret recipe for dricku is this: Take one (1) fairly large juniper. Hack it into moderately large pieces and place in a jerrycan. Do not remove anything! Dirt cleanses your system and spiders and bugs add flavor and protein. Add water and whatever is left in your pantry. Ferment until strong. The alcohol content is always a mystery, do not measure it. Dricku is the only beverage which can be consumed by people who never drink alcohol (see aforementioned mystery). It is also exempt from all laws and regulations about the selling, drinking and handling beverages. Note: All of the above is only valid on Gotland. An annual Dricku-making World Championship is held on Gotland at some illustrious location with a population larger that 14, Ref [1], Ref [2]. - w.carter-Talk 11:57, 6 November 2014 (UTC)

Hahaha, this is the BEST appreciation "thing" I've received so far! I cannot even begin to imagine what this beverage tastes like. I will enjoy this stout class together with my sheep that I got earlier :) Yakikaki (talk) 16:39, 6 November 2014 (UTC)
It is simply V-I-L-E-! ...but it's traditional. ;) w.carter-Talk 16:42, 6 November 2014 (UTC)

Wow![edit]

I see that you have done some splendid things with the Cathedral while I was out! :) Really nice work!! I'm sort of back now. Still a bit groggy, but the sailors cheered me up a lot. Thanks! Cheers, w.carter-Talk 21:52, 11 November 2014 (UTC)

I must also add a comment that I myself was given while I worked on John Bauer: Your language is so much better when you write with your own words than when you just translate someone else's text. When one translates, one tends to be bogged down by the original text, and Swedish texts are so full of useless, extra words and silly expressions. Ever since I got that advise, I always try to read the sentence I'm supposed to translate and them "tell it" in my own words. It sounds much better that way, but it took me a while to realize that. Best, w.carter-Talk 22:02, 11 November 2014 (UTC)

Thank you Captain! :) It was something I had wanted to do for a long time, but never got to doing until now, so it feels nice. And I completely agree, I feel much more comfortable writing in my own English words, too. One problem is that since Swedish Wikipedia basically lacks sources, I don't want to deviate too much from the original text, as I don't know if I'd be straying from the truth (and frankly, sometimes I wonder if Swedish Wikipedia is telling the whole truth). And while on the topic, I might as well add that in general, I think the lack of reliable sources are a bit of a problem on Wikipedia in general. But anyway, thanks a lot and I'm, happy you're feeling better! :) Yakikaki (talk) 16:46, 12 November 2014 (UTC)
PS. The wall is coming along really nicely! :) Yakikaki (talk) 17:18, 12 November 2014 (UTC)
Frankly, I think that the Swedish Wikipedia is a horror and should not be trusted at all!! I only use it as a guideline, but I always get my own books to find the facts. Thankfully the article about the wall seems to follow the books quite nicely. >Phew!< I made a trip to the library today and got hold of some of the books on the wall. Thought I could help a bit with the referencing. :) I like to use the Harv ref system when I have to quote a book many times since it's so easy to work with. Hope you don't mind. I'm just going to add some more refs and after that I'll move on to something else, like dinner. Cheers! w.carter-Talk 17:34, 12 November 2014 (UTC)
Hehe, yes. The Swedish Wikipedia still has a bit to go. Nice edits on the wall by the way! I actually prefer the Harvard reference system, but never quite got the hang of it, but the other day I spent some time sneak-peaking a guide at work, so I think I'll start using it, too. It looks better (and is a requirement for GA, no?). Catch you later, Yakikaki (talk) 18:12, 13 November 2014 (UTC)
No, it is not required for a GA or even a FA, but it is a very convenient way of doing refs. Just put the |ref=harv last in the cite book and then use the curly brackets to give author, year and pages. That's all. You can see how I have done it in the wall-article. When you have installed the new script I will post two other codes for scripts here. Small scripts, but useful, one of them alerts you if you you have made any mistakes in the Harv ref. See ya' - w.carter-Talk 18:30, 13 November 2014 (UTC)

Your next script Yaki, should you decide to accept it...[edit]

I just remembered that some time ago I promised you some more scripts. This time it is that very effective one that help you correct all the small things to Wiki- standard. As you recall it should be handled with care, since it may (as you have seen) also correct things like links that should not be corrected. Like I did in this diff and the next. You can read more about the script here. If you copy the code below to your /commons.js page below the previous lines you will get a new small "brush" or "mop" up in the left corner of the toolbar in the editing area. I can see mine right between the B I and the small pencil and the link-icon. If you open a section, or an article in the editing area and click on the brush the script will instantly make the correction on all of the text open in the area. It happens faster than a blink! I usually scroll so that I have some section of the text that I know is formatted "wrong" like ==Heading== and use that as an indicator that it has worked by turning to == Heading ==. And after that I of course check all the links. That is usually easier after a save so that you get all the corrections in a "diff". All of this sounds much more complicated than it is. It took me just two tries to get it right and understand it the first time I used it. The best way is to install the script and then try it in the sandbox or at some small article you have created yourself and know how to fix if anything should happen.

Code:
mw.loader.load( '//de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Benutzer:TMg/autoFormatter.js&action=raw&ctype=text/javascript' );
  • ——This message will self-destruct in ten seconds. Good luck, Yaki!———————————————————Sparkler.jpg - w.carter-Talk 23:15, 12 November 2014 (UTC)
  • Hello Carter! Haha, thank you very much! :D I have been thinking of asking for this for a while, so thanks a lot! It seem really useful, I think. All those minor annoying things are really, well, annoying. So this tool seem awfully useful! Ciao, Yakikaki (talk) 18:09, 13 November 2014 (UTC)

Two more[edit]

You seem to handle the new script quite brilliantly. Not so dangerous as you thought? :) Here are two more. The first one makes red comments and markings if there are any mistakes made in the Harv refs on a page. When you have installed it, you can look at these pages to see what it looks like: East India Company & Ice hockey. Look at the Reference and Bibliography sections. You will soon find many other articles with these problems... :-/ Code:

importScript('User:Ucucha/HarvErrors.js');

The next script has nothing to do with editing, it has more to do with seeing who is who. It simply creates a little blue or cerise "aura" (depending on your browser) around the signatures of all users who are admins. It is quite useful since you instantly know who to look for if you need help or simply want to know who someone is. A harmless but sometimes useful toy. :) Code:

importScript('User:Amalthea/userhighlighter.js');

I'll be back! - w.carter-Talk 23:13, 13 November 2014 (UTC)

Thanks a lot! I'll try these, too! :) Yakikaki (talk) 20:18, 15 November 2014 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Toompea Castle[edit]

Toompea loss 2014.jpg
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The last ones[edit]

Into the Heart of Darkness...

Here's a little something for you when you get back. Sometimes working with your articles is an adventure. This last trip really was a journey up the river!! I have been to places where no-one in their right mind would go. There is a reason that some of the Gotland churches have not been photographed before. ;) I have been waiting for such a long time to be able to bag the last pics now that the pesky leaves have fallen, but... Weeks of rain and no sunshine. And very soon the days will be too short to go and photograph the last six since they are far from where I live, and far between, making time a factor. So despite rain and bad light I made the trip today. I have to apologize for the bleak quality of the pics, but at least they are better than nothing. There are not many versions to choose from (I will upload some later), I was lucky to get one acceptable at each location due to the rain, cold and lack of light. (whine, whine, whine) I have taken the liberty of uploading those at the Churches on Gotland. See ya' later, w.carter-Talk 20:36, 20 November 2014 (UTC)

Helleborus orientalis. Lenteroos 04.JPG
Hi Cartie! I've finally got my computer going again, after some struggle. Things are getting along nicely in the new flat :) Thanks for the Gotland churches photos, you really are a marvellous person! What a very nice surprise! :) And yes, the countryside in Sweden may seem quite abandoned and "noir" at times, but in this case, Sweden for once surely isn't number one. Just take a short trip across the Baltic Sea and I'll show you some cozy nice abandoned kolkhozes on Saaremaa... You should be lucky you have what you have, in this case. Communist heritage really gives everything a different... edge. Anyways cartie, here's a Christmas flower for you for being so patient and kind! I have some more boxes to unpack, but I hope to be able to get back to writing some nice articles for the churches you've supplied me with! All the best, Yakikaki (talk) 22:31, 28 November 2014 (UTC)
Hello, and welcome back! :) How nice to hear that things have gone well and that you are happy about your new flat. You are of course quite right. I have seen quite a bit of the rest of the world and I really do know just how privileged we are here in Sweden. It just does not feel that way when you are knee-deep in cold mud, but I know. Believe me. I think it's mostly the season that makes me a bit glum. I can never understand the hysteria for more "things" that descend upon people as Christmas approaches, I never celebrate it that way. I find it disgusting. Thank You for the lovely flower, so sweet! :) Btw, I like my new name. :) Best, Cartie-Talk 22:57, 28 November 2014 (UTC)

Radio[edit]

You might be interested in this: sv:Wikipedia:Wikipedia i media#Kyrkoruiner på Gotland. Boivie (talk) 10:00, 3 December 2014 (UTC)

I listened to it. :) The Gotlanders seems very proud to have the list. Well done! w.carter-Talk 11:46, 3 December 2014 (UTC)
Oh, wow - that was unexpected and nice! :) Thank you for the heads up! :) Yakikaki (talk) 16:41, 3 December 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Visby Cathedral[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 14:22, 8 December 2014 (UTC)

Parkour, a very differnt way to use ruins[edit]

Hello! If you (and perhaps you) want to see how the Church ruins on Gotland look in 3D and some unusual angles, check out this clip. Initial scene is from S:t Karin and then on to S:t Hans and later the rauks. Cheers, w.carter-Talk 13:36, 11 December 2014 (UTC)

Oh, wow! I've never seen anyone do this before! Very nice video, beautifully done! It must be exhausting to do, though... and I suppose you have to be very fit! :) Thank you for this wonderful gift, carter! Yakikaki (talk) 18:09, 11 December 2014 (UTC)

Happy Lucia![edit]

Thank you carter! I had a great Lucia, I hope you did too? This greeting really made me smile :) Cheers! Yakikaki (talk) 19:41, 13 December 2014 (UTC)

POTD notification[edit]

Hi Yakikaki,

Just to let you know, the Featured Picture File:Monumento a la Libertad, Riga, Letonia, 2012-08-07, DD 10.JPG is due to make an appearance as Picture of the Day on January 1, 2015. If you get a chance, you can check and improve the caption at Template:POTD/2015-01-01. Thank you for all of your contributions! — Crisco 1492 (talk) 14:32, 14 December 2014 (UTC)

Ryska kyrkan (again)[edit]

I just read in today's paper that the remains of the Ryska Kyrkan in Visby is going to be opened to the public. Do you want me to see if I can get down there (after X-mas that is) to take some pictures? Cheers, w.carter-Talk 11:09, 19 December 2014 (UTC)

Hello Carter! Oh, that'd be great! I'm curious about what it looks like! Have a nice holiday and Christmas as well, in case we don't catch each other here before - I hope you get a nice, restive and beautiful Christmas, just the way you want! :) Ciao, Yakikaki (talk) 12:50, 21 December 2014 (UTC)

Best wishes for a happy holiday season[edit]

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Season Greetings[edit]

I wish you all happiness, a peaceful Holiday and a prosperous New Year. All the best, w.carter-Talk 10:19, 23 December 2014 (UTC)

DYK for Lapis Lacedaemonius[edit]

Harrias talk 00:02, 25 December 2014 (UTC)

Happy New Year Yakikaki![edit]

DYK for Fru Alstad Church[edit]

Harrias talk 01:29, 25 January 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Gislöv Church[edit]

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2014 Year In Review Awards[edit]

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Update[edit]

Hello Yaki, it's been a while. Just wanted you to know that I haven't forgotten the Ryska kyrkan, it's just that my life outside the WP has/is a bit of a busy mess right now, the only free time I have is at nights. I will get the pictures as soon as the dust settles. Nice work on the Scania articles! :) Can't help you there though, me and Scania have never seen eye to eye for a number of reasons. And congrats on your pics barnstar, you so deserve it! Best, w.carter-Talk 12:27, 31 January 2015 (UTC)

Yeah, where did you two dissapear, you and W.carter ? Hafspajen (talk) 21:46, 2 February 2015 (UTC)
@Hafspajen: Well, I'm still here, but back on my old projects. Me and Yaki cooperated on articles about Gotland where our interests coincided. We were very efficient and once those projects were done we went on to other projects, like many editors do. It is quite possible that we will work together again, like many Wikisloths none of us have a "fixed" area of the WP, but move around as we please. I also know that Yaki is very busy in their life outside the WP and may be absent from time to time. w.carter-Talk 21:58, 2 February 2015 (UTC)
OK. Hafspajen (talk) 22:09, 2 February 2015 (UTC)

Hello you two! Sorry, I'm just very busy these days! It warms my heart that you sent me a thought :) I hope to be back in earnest as soon as possible. Carter, I haven't forgotten my part of the bargain either! I still have a few Gotland churches to do, and I will do them - perhaps I will even have time this weekend for one or two. The book is on the desk, opened at Silte Church, in any case. :) PS. The Swedish part of my family all come from Scania! :D They may seem a bit rough around the edges, but I hope you will one day meet a pleasant Scanian to give you a new perspective :) Ciao for now, friends! Yakikaki (talk) 08:29, 7 February 2015 (UTC)

A thought[edit]

Hi Yaki! Since I have dabbled in a few GAs since last, I was thinking about maybe nominate the Visby city wall for it. I think it has a shot since it is one of the most complete descriptions of the wall that I've seen. What do you think? On another note, I was reminded of you when I was in the Gotlandic section of the library the other day. I found an entire bookcase with books on Gotland churches! Each church had it's own thick book. Whish I could have sent you all of them. :) Best w.carter-Talk 16:59, 15 February 2015 (UTC)

Hi Carter! That's a great idea, I think you should do it - though as you probably understand I can't be of much help, as I can't find the time for Wikipedia any more at the time (but who knows what the future will bring). But go ahead and do it, I think it deserves it after all our work - especially yours, what with all the photographing and all! Stay well, Yakikaki (talk) 16:21, 27 February 2015 (UTC)
Ok. Stay well!! And give us a 'ping' when you do come back. :) All the best, w.carter-Talk 16:33, 27 February 2015 (UTC)
Will do! :) Yakikaki (talk) 19:08, 27 February 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Sireköpinge Church[edit]

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Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/Abbey of Saint-Michel-de-Cuxa[edit]

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DYK for Nydala Abbey[edit]

Harrias talk 16:01, 26 April 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Färlöv Church[edit]

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Wikipedia:WikiProject Intertranswiki[edit]

Hi. As I know you regularly translate articles from Swedish wiki, I wondered if I could interest you in joining Wikipedia:WikiProject Intertranswiki. You can use the Swedish workspace pages to organize missing articles and work towards them etc. For instance you could list missing articles at Wikipedia:WikiProject Intertranswiki/Sweden/Buildings and map out what is missing still. If interested, please add your name to the list on the wikiproject talk page with a tick as instructed and add your name to Wikipedia:WikiProject Intertranswiki/Swedish, and when I update I'll add you to the main page.♦ Dr. Blofeld 11:52, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

(talk page stalker) Hi Mr White Cat Owner, just a comment. The problem with translating articles from SweWiki to the EngWiki is that they are very porly sourced, if at all, and some of the references are simply ludicrous. (My favorites are from the featured article sv:Drottningholms slott where two refs are: <ref>From a brochure by the National Property Board of Sweden.</ref> and <ref>As stated in a talk with the palace supervisor on 30 september 2011.</ref>.) Being Swedish I write articles about Swedish things on a regular basis (occasionally cooperating with Yakikaki), but the only way to write a decent article is to just draw inspiration from the Swedish article and then start afresh with proper sources and all, not so much translating, only writing. Best, w.carter-Talk 12:43, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

Yes, I'm aware of this. The idea is more to highlight missing articles from other wikipedias by comparing categories and when starting the articles to make sure they are reliably sourced. The content doesn't have to be sourced on another wiki, but when translating obviously we need to find sources to support it. If not we can't really use much of it. For instance ransack one of the country/manor houses in xxxx county categories on there. Compare them to English wiki and then try to stub the red linked entries. making sure the categories match. So please join and help list missing Swedish articles!♦ Dr. Blofeld 12:51, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

Mr. Carter my friend... did you know... that Dr. Blofeld (appropriate title) is our A-number One Wikipedian, besides having created more than a thousand articles ? Krenakarore TK 12:50, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

You're most welcome too Krenakarore to put your name down at Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Intertranswiki, lots of missing Brazilian articles from Portuguese wiki which need to be started Wikipedia:WikiProject Intertranswiki/Portuguese/Culture is empty!...♦ Dr. Blofeld 12:54, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

(edit conflict):@Dr. Blofeld:Well I guess that is a common enough problem with WP's in other languages. Ok, will do, otherwise I prefer to actually write the articles rather than just listing them. :) w.carter-Talk 13:05, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

@Krenakarore:Yes, of course I know! (Everyone knows!!!) I have also seen this esteemed editor display a great sense of humor, otherwise I would never have dared to even speak to them. ;) Also, ... did you know ... that this is a more appropriate gender for me? w.carter-Talk 13:05, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

Haha LOL, I was only saying yesterday to Rosiestep that my humour is wasted on here!♦ Dr. Blofeld 13:12, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

@Dr. Blofeld: Never so! It is very much appreciated. Face-smile.svg w.carter-Talk 13:17, 29 April 2015 (UTC)
Ha ha ha ha... no wonder you and Yakikaki got together like thumb and nail. I'll reveal you something. Due to my weird sense of humor, which is characteristic of us Brazilians, I tend to address people by Mr. to call their attention to their own mistakes. I guess you and Dr. Blofeld can call me Mr. now :) ! Krenakarore TK 13:14, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

How about "Senhor" Krakatoa Krenakarore?♦ Dr. Blofeld 13:20, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

Arriving late to the party as I was busy translating articles and adding RS. ;) --Rosiestep (talk) 15:58, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

Hi Yakikaki, and @W.carter, Krenakarore, and Dr. Blofeld: I, too, prefer creating the article vs. creating the list, but sometimes, I enjoy creating the list to sort things out for myself and/or to store away articles for another day. My talkpage has a large section on Yucatan haciendas (which have es language articles) and a lot of redlinks on the en wikipedia. My sandbox has redlists of feminists with articles on other language Wikipedias. For WikiProject Women writers, we have a Wikidata-generated redlist with a jillion redlinks of articles which have an entry on another lang wikipedia, but not on the en language one; now that's a cool list, and also a very long list. @Dr. Blofeld: I think Wikidata is the best way to generate the lists. But, of course, we wouldn't create an article if we couldn't establish notability and include RS. --Rosiestep (talk) 16:18, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

Hello Rosiestep, I saw the list on your talk page, and I do have my own list of articles to do too. :) All of the articles on that list (even the black ones) have articles on the SweWiki. The ones I've marked red are those that are prioritized, but some day that entire list may be blue. I'm working on it, but sometimes I take a break from it and write about other things or help newbies getting their articles in order. I think we all have our little lists (i.e. the "list song"). :) w.carter-Talk 16:42, 29 April 2015 (UTC)
Dear Dr. Blofeld, in Spanish we'd say "Señor", but in Portuguese we say "Seu", which for long has become a treatment pronoun to us, like "Dona" for women. Nonetheless, Krakatoa (different from Krenakarore, which sounds beautiful when we say it right) reminds me of Kakatua, or Cacatua in Portuguese. Brazilian and American scholars alike, from many American universities, have some difficulty placing us in the ethnic-linguistic spectrum. We are not Latin Americans, but South Americans due to the fact that we do speak Portuguese. I guess a better term in English for Mr. would be "Hey dude" ! But I wouldn't mind to be called Mr. Feminist Face-smile.svg !
Rosie my dearest (Dr. Blofeld too), I am in debt with you ! I would gladly translate anything you want (I can't take part in any review process you know, once those who review what we do tend to mock at us who voluntarily offer our time and effort to make it that better. If Wikipedia were full of women, this would be a wonderful place), but right now I am recording (long distance) and producing a classical pianist in Lviv, Ukraine. If all goes well, Kosenko's unpublished compositions will get out of the Vernadski National Library's Manuscript Department right to my hands, so cross your fingers for me !
Carter, sometime ago I almost left Wikipedia for good (that imposition meant to me "how we make good-faith Wikipedians into thralls". Since then I have not been here much, once for me this is all transitory. I am glad to know that we play on the same side, the good side of Wikipedia. Like this, believe in the force !
Incognito, touch my eyes and make me see the light ! Krenakarore TK 19:49, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

Please name 20 missing notable Scandinavian churches on Round 3 of Wikipedia:WikiProject Intertranswiki!♦ Dr. Blofeld 14:01, 1 May 2015 (UTC)

Hello everyone! I'm sorry I couldn't reply before, I was on the countryside, without internet and blissfully unaware of the chaos you've created here... just kidding, you are all always very welcome to relax and discuss whatever you want here! :) Nothing makes me happier than to see so many nice people and good editors together in one, i.e. my, place! :) (Very happy especially to see you, Krenakarore, as it was a long time ago!) As for the question itself, I work pretty much like Carter I think, and also am not one for making long lists, at least generally. But I think it's a very noble cause and if it's still on the table, I'll be happy to contribute with a few names, links and ideas. Just point me in the right direction - and don't be alarmed if things take some time as I have a day-time job that is running away with my life. All the best to you all, Yakikaki (talk) 16:30, 3 May 2015 (UTC)
Phew! So glad you did not yell at us ... Face-wink.svg. And your lists, ahem, they tend to become featured. Good to hear from you! All the best, w.carter-Talk 16:41, 3 May 2015 (UTC)
Someone else's list, set in stone.
And the good news is, the list doesn't have to be set in stone! --Rosiestep (talk) 16:52, 3 May 2015 (UTC)
Face-smile.svg... Krenakarore TK 16:57, 3 May 2015 (UTC)

Yakikaki and w carter, I've made the decision to keep the central project focus strictly at 10 articles per topic to allow a broader range of topics and ease the workload, but we can spill the extra articles onto the relative work pages, should editors want to continue on that topic focus. In other months we could be more specific like "Churches of Skåne County". What would be great actually is if you could both draw up a missing directory of Swedish churches organized by municipality/county at Wikipedia:WikiProject Intertranswiki/Swedish/Buildings and work on that long term. I'll always be happy to help! What I also encourage is to create navigation templates organizing the churches by parish/Diocese or Municipality and plenty of red links. To draw up nav templates for each area of Sweden. Sound good?♦ Dr. Blofeld 08:11, 6 May 2015 (UTC)

@Dr. Blofeld:To be honest, churches aren't my forte. Yakikaki is the expert. I can translate some articles about them if required, but I'd rather be working on ticking off my list of red linked Gotland related articles and hopping around to other Swedish articles (Wikisloth that I am). Since I assume the project is to translate all red linked articles, whatever their subject, I am working in the project's interest even if I'm not working on the specific articles listed on the project page. Just like Yakikaki, I have a demanding day job that will unfortunately keep me more occupied that usual during the next few weeks, but I will contribute as much as I can. w.carter-Talk 08:57, 6 May 2015 (UTC)
@Dr. Blofeld:@W.carter: OK, I understand the need to limit the project. If you want, I can make 10-article lists for at least some of the provinces of Sweden and put at Wikipedia:WikiProject Intertranswiki/Swedish/Buildings, to keep for a rainy day - how does that sound? You see, there are approximately 3,700 churches in Sweden (only counting Church of Sweden churches) and of these more than 3,000 are listed, considered to be of unusual historical value... (even most Swedes do not know that Sweden is the country in the world with the richest medieval ecclesiastical heritage...). I'm struggling myself to add articles on churches on Gotland, in Skåne and in Uppland, and though I hardly do anything else when I'm on Wikipedia, I will probably never be able to finish even those three provinces. Then you have 22 more provinces to go. I say this only to explain why I will perhaps not contribute so much in substance to this project when it comes to churches outside Gotland, Skåne and Uppland (and I have my eyes set on Öland, too). I also will not have the time, given the amount of churches, to make navigation templates per municipality or a similarly detailed level, that would amount to hundreds of templates (but see Template:Churches in Lofoten for a good example from Norway, or Template:Churches on Gotland for an example I made myself, which I'll be happy to expand with redlinks and perhaps make more like the Norwegian one for consistency's sake - what do you think?). But I'll be happy to point out what churches are more unusual, interesting or otherwise with high EV. The list I made so far and is at Wikipedia:WikiProject Intertranswiki/Swedish/Buildings is a bit of a mix from all of Sweden, but several of them could make for interesting DYKs, I think. (I thought I picked up that @Ipigott: might be interested in some of these, as well?) Let me know if you start any of them, I'll happily see what I can do to expand, add sources, proofread or otherwise be of service. But as I mentioned, I have quite little time to start with and that time I try to concentrate on Skåne, Gotland and Uppland churches. Ok, enough rant from my side. Bottom line: let me know if you want a few specific, landscape-wise redlink-lists, and I'll do these. Any other help I'll gladly give when the churches in Skåne, Gotland and Uppland makes my head spin... Best, Yakikaki (talk) 18:03, 6 May 2015 (UTC)
Yeah I understand it's a massive task. Templates like the Churches on Gotland are good. It's up to you, I doubt many others are going to be working on them, myself included. I might do the occasional one but too much around to do.♦ Dr. Blofeld 18:34, 6 May 2015 (UTC)
@Dr. Blofeld: Ok, well, quite frankly, I'm not sure what you're asking me to help out with here. First you ask me to add 20 churches to this project list, I do that, then you remove them. Then you say "In other months we could be more specific like "Churches of Skåne County"." Now I offer to do such lists but you reply that it's probably no point? What, exactly, would you like me to contribute with? I've been very clear from the outset that I can't contribute very much in substance apart from what I already do, I'm already doing my best to cover a subject which deserves coverage, has high EV and is quite badly covered. What I can do is possibly to point others in the right direction - I thought that was the point of this project. But let me know what you want me to do, quite concretely, within the limits I've told you. Best, Yakikaki (talk) 18:49, 6 May 2015 (UTC)
Yes, we could do ten churches in a given county as part of the project, but perhaps best to ask you for ten when we get to it if you're not going to be working much in the time being.♦ Dr. Blofeld 18:51, 6 May 2015 (UTC)
OK, that sounds like an excellent plan. Let me know when you need it! Ciao, Yakikaki (talk) 18:55, 6 May 2015 (UTC)
  • Thanks for pinging me, Yakikaki. I'm glad you did as I have really enjoyed reading through the entire discussion. Much more revealing than the Intertranswiki talk page - and much funnier! I do however have a suggestion. While I can see the sense of keeping the Intertrans lists to batches of ten, I also think the longer lists you have suggested of notable churches and notable buildings in Sweden would be useful as a basis for future work. If Intertrans is not a good place to keep them, why not add them to your own user page or, for instance, to Wikipedia:WikiProject Sweden/Architecture under a new subsection Missing articles? Then we could go back to them as needed. I know drawing up priority lists takes up a lot of time and effort so we should make sure the lists continue to be accessible. Maybe Elekhh would even agree to creating a "Missing articles" section on WP:Architecture? Sooner or later I (or Ramblersen perhaps) could add priority lists of Danish churches and notable buildings and the other members of the Intertrans project could do the same for their own countries/regions of interest. I must say I am amazed how fast those Intertrans red links are changing colour. Maybe Dr. Blofeld would be interested in extending the project to accommodate something like "Priority topics for future work" where we could develop longer lists with no limitation in length? Anyway, Yakikaki, I'm glad to see you participating with all you expertise on Swedish architectural heritage.--Ipigott (talk) 07:23, 7 May 2015 (UTC)
  • Thank you for your reply, Ian, and your ideas! I think that for now, I will do as you suggest and put some kind of priority list on my own userpage. In the future it may be an idea to copy it to another place, as well, and it could easily be adapted for the Intertrans project. @Dr. Blofeld: you can then just copy paste from my user-page into the Intertrans project page whenever you want (or tell me and I'll do it). As we've all said, it will perhaps not be too much use disseminating such a list more widely, as those who are already interested in creating these articles will do so irrespectively, and others won't become more interested just because there's a list of red links. But consider it free of use, of course. And do let me know if you make something similar for Danish churches; apart from perhaps being able contribute every now and then a bit, I'm always interested in reading them, which is, when all is said and done, what Wikipedia is actually about... Best, Yakikaki (talk) 15:25, 7 May 2015 (UTC)
@Yakikaki: Thanks - I always enjoy reading yours too. And fortunately for all of us you seem to be stepping up your rate of production. I wouldn't be too pessimistic either about people's readiness to pick up items from your list(s). I'm absolutely amazed how much has been achieved in just a couple of weeks at Intertrans. Many of the new articles are far more than short stubs.--Ipigott (talk) 15:35, 7 May 2015 (UTC)

Sorry about the mess...[edit]

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Very sorry about turning your talk page into a discussion forum, but your place is so nice we can't help but feeling at home here. My bad ... w.carter-Talk 13:40, 29 April 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Hammarlunda Church[edit]

Harrias talk 18:36, 2 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Hammarlöv Church[edit]

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DYK for Hammarlöv Church[edit]

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Like[edit]

Hello! I like QS icon like.svg your new ponderings on your user page. :) I could add to that, that I see the infoboxes as a kind of "sv:löpsedel" for the article. (No idea what the corresponding word in English is, there does not seem to be any specific, at least no article. Odd...) Sometimes they are great, sometimes they spoil the mood of a well written article. I'm still on a bit of a Wikibreak due to things IRL, but I'll be back to normal soon. All the best, w.carter-Talk 20:30, 21 May 2015 (UTC)

Hello there! Haha, you'right, it's really like a löpsedel, and I have a similarily ambigious relationship to it - on the one hand very handy, on the other very much in-your-face. ;) As usual, you really nail the question on its head in a funny way! So welcome back from your Wikibreak - and congratulations to the fabulous stats on the Gotland military article (yes, I can talk-page-stalk as well... ;)) Yakikaki (talk) 13:11, 22 May 2015 (UTC)
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A barnstar for you![edit]

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Thank you for your recent great work on Swedish and Baltic nature reserves. It's much appreciated! Rosiestep (talk) 03:12, 28 May 2015 (UTC)

Thank you Rosiestep, that is so kind of you! Yakikaki (talk) 15:45, 28 May 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Teiči Nature Reserve[edit]

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 00:57, 4 June 2015 (UTC)

DYK for Rogen Nature Reserve[edit]

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DYK for Hällingsåfallet[edit]

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Saint Barthélemy under Swedish rule [edit]

Hi, can you create that one then from Swedish?♦ Dr. Blofeld 20:27, 24 June 2015 (UTC)