Wikipedia talk:WikiProject United Kingdom
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- 1 Provisional Government of Southern Ireland
- 2 Moving Southern Ireland (1921-1922) back to its original title
- 3 Relevant move request
- 4 Royal Society of Chemistry editathon, 29 July 2015
- 5 Olympic medallist categories (?)
- 6 RfC: Renaming the Derry and County Londonderry articles
- 7 "Wikipedia talk:WikiProject United Kingdom"
- 8 Wiki Loves Pride
- 9 "Ireland"
- 10 RfC: Renaming the Derry article
- 11 Thousands of UK cityscape and other images may be deleted from Commons
- 12 Dissolution of ACPO
- 13 Rating explanation
- 14 Great Britain
- 15 stones vs kilograms
- 16 Talk:1st Indian Cavalry Brigade
- 17 "Thus"
A discussion about moving this article to Provisional Government of the Irish Free State was started. Very limited participation so far and more input would be appreciated. Frenchmalawi (talk) 23:03, 6 April 2015 (UTC)
Moving Southern Ireland (1921-1922) back to its original title
A discussion is taking place as to whether the article Southern Ireland (1921-1922) should be moved back to "Southern Ireland" as it was for years. You can contribute to the discussion at Talk:Southern Ireland (1921–22). Frenchmalawi (talk) 17:27, 12 April 2015 (UTC)
Relevant move request
Royal Society of Chemistry editathon, 29 July 2015
You are warmly invited to an editathon in the library of the Royal Society of Chemistry, London, on Wednesday, 29 July 2015. Booking essential. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 16:28, 8 May 2015 (UTC)
Olympic medallist categories (?)
Why do these categories exist?
- Category:English Olympic medalists;
- Category:Scottish Olympic medalists; and
- Category:Welsh Olympic medalists.
No athlete has ever competed in the Olympic Games as an Englishman, Scot or Welshman; the United Kingdom has always fielded a single team for the Olympics, competing as "Great Britain." It's one thing to sub-categorize British swimmers as "Scottish swimmers" or "Welsh swimmers" based on their ethnicity/subnationality (categories that already exist), but it's quite another to classify them as "English Olympic medalists" or "Welsh Olympic medalists" when England, Scotland and Wales, as separate entities, have never competed at the Olympic Games. I would propose to up-merge these three categories to the parent category, Category:Olympic medalists for Great Britain, doing likewise for related categories for "Olympic competitors". Being an American, I thought it best to propose this category merge here first, before doing so at WP:Categories for discussion, and I will defer to whatever the consensus decision here may be. Dirtlawyer1 (talk) 11:58, 17 May 2015 (UTC)
- If there are enough people that splitting the category up into smaller categories is desirable, that could be the reason. Though they should be called "Category:British Olympic medallists from England" etc -- 22.214.171.124 (talk) 21:36, 18 May 2015 (UTC)
RfC: Renaming the Derry and County Londonderry articles
Please give your opinion at Talk:Derry#RfC: Renaming the Derry and County Londonderry articles. Dubs boy (talk) 20:06, 19 May 2015 (UTC)
"Wikipedia talk:WikiProject United Kingdom"
FYI Wikipedia talk:UK Wikipedians' notice board into being a separate talk page. So notices that once were redirected there (from 2009-2015) can be found in its history -- 126.96.36.199 (talk) 04:45, 24 May 2015 (UTC)was recently, in March 2015, converted from being a redirect to
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The naming of the article at Ireland and the usage and topic of the pagename "Ireland" are up for discussion, see Wikipedia_talk:WikiProject_Ireland_Collaboration#Move "Ireland" to "Ireland (island)" or similar (June 2015) -- 188.8.131.52 (talk) 05:10, 16 June 2015 (UTC)
RfC: Renaming the Derry article
Back with a vengeance? Trying to gather opinions. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Derry#RfC:_Renaming_the_Derry_articleDubs boy (talk) 21:21, 17 June 2015 (UTC)
Thousands of UK cityscape and other images may be deleted from Commons
Please see discussion at Wikipedia:Village_pump_(miscellaneous)#Two_weeks_to_save_freedom_of_panorama_in_Europe. I think it is an item of major interest to the editors interested in this WikiProject. The (very underestimated) counts for how many images may be affected have been posted to commons:Commons_talk:Freedom_of_Panorama_2015#numbers. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 01:10, 24 June 2015 (UTC)
Dissolution of ACPO
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and this one needs to be split out from the ACPO article entirely:
Per Talk:Alleged_British_use_of_chemical_weapons_in_Mesopotamia_in_1920#Is_this_seriously_considered_high_importance_in_the_uk_and_Iraq.3F please can you explain these ratings ? -- John 09:55, 5 July 2015 (UTC)
"Great Britain" is an island here at English Wikipedia. Britain, like American and Russia, is a common short name of a state. See Anti-German sentiment (history) where I reverted the repeat change of one section heading from "United Kingdom" to "Great Britain" by User:Rjensen. Out of town with limited net access and time this week, this notice completes my session. --P64 (talk) 15:40, 11 July 2015 (UTC)
stones vs kilograms
- It probably varies by age. Older people will use stones, whereas younger people are more familiar with metric and more likely than older generations to know their weight in kilograms, though my feeling is that many still use stones and pounds when weighing themselves. Cordless Larry (talk) 18:47, 18 July 2015 (UTC)