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Invasion of Time editsEdit

The link you asked forEdit

Sorry I'm bad at using wikipedia and messed up adding the cite, I asked Northern the other day about Bolton's Platform 2 and they replied to me https://twitter.com/northernrailorg/status/291975325221535745?uid=17412258&iid=am-34365388813588638626255904&nid=56+427

ReadingEdit

Seasons Greeting to you and yoursEdit

To youEdit

  Holiday Cheer
Season's Greetings! This message celebrates the holiday season, promotes WikiLove, and hopefully makes your day a little better. Spread the seasonal good cheer by wishing another user an Awesome Holiday and a Happy New Year, whether it be someone with whom you had disagreements in the past, a good friend, or just some random person. Share the good feelings! Joys! Paine

The MonkEdit

I was sitting with a high steward, discussing Anglo-Saxon monks. The name we couldn't remember was Nennius. All the best: Rich Farmbrough04:39, 22 April 2014 (UTC).

Enjoy!Edit

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Season's Greetings! This message celebrates the holiday season, promotes WikiLove, and hopefully makes your day a little better. Spread the seasonal good cheer by wishing another user an Awesome Holiday and a Happy New Year, whether it be someone with whom you had disagreements in the past, a good friend, or just some random person. Share the good feelings! Joys! Paine

Happy New Year!Edit

Dear Redrose64,
HAPPY NEW YEAR Hoping 2015 will be a great year for you! Thank you for your contributions!
From a fellow editor,
--FWiW Bzuk (talk)

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Template talk:WikiProject BiographyEdit

Hi Redrose64, quick message. On Template talk:WikiProject Biography, I removed the category not because I had been lazy and just not fixed the issue, I just hadn't realised that it might have been there because someone had posted a link to it in the talk. I had assumed it was just a one-time problem with the actual template itself at the top of the talk page, and so I could fix that by removing the category. I used hot cat, so didn't actually see what I had deleted. I should have checked changes before pressing to save my edit. I apologise, I just wanted to clear any misunderstanding. Thanks, SamWilson989 (talk)

Sailing from Holyhead?Edit

Where can you sail to by Stena Line? — Preceding unsigned comment added by IkbenFrank (talkcontribs) 20:08, 27 April 2015

Season's GreetingsEdit

Wishing you a Charlie Brown
Charlie Russell Christmas! 🎄
Best wishes for your Christmas
Is all you get from me
'Cause I ain't no Santa Claus
Don't own no Christmas tree.
But if wishes was health and money
I'd fill your buck-skin poke
Your doctor would go hungry
An' you never would be broke.

—C.M. Russell, Christmas greeting 1914.
Montanabw(talk)

VarunFEB2003 and template signatures.Edit

Draft:Emily Skinner (actress, born 1970)Edit

Hi Redrose, excuse me for interrupting, but I could see you were online. Could you do me a favor? I had requested Emily Skinner (actress, born 1970) be CSD'd because it was a cut and paste move from Emily Skinner, rather than actually moving the article. Another admin did the CSD, but before I could move the article, another editor recreated the redirect, again blocking the move. I moved the page into draft, thinking I could then move Emily Skinner, but it keeps telling me the article exists. Can you help me clean up my mess? Onel5969 TT me 16:09, 11 May 2019 (UTC)

Let's see. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 16:16, 11 May 2019 (UTC)
Which one needs moving, to where? --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 16:20, 11 May 2019 (UTC)
Hi. Emily Skinner should be moved to Emily Skinner (actress, born 1970), then the redirect should be turned into a dab for Emily Skinner (actress, born 1970) and Emily Skinner (actress, born 2002). Then the draft should also be deleted. Thanks. Onel5969 TT me 16:25, 11 May 2019 (UTC)
Apart from deleting the page currently in draft space, I don't see what is preventing you from doing this move. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 17:16, 11 May 2019 (UTC)
I agree, but when I attempt to make the move, I am prevented from doing so by the same message you get when there is a legitimate page exists. Believe me I tried several times before bothering you. And I just tried again, in case some time needed to pass, and still no dice. I don't get it. Onel5969 TT me 17:21, 11 May 2019 (UTC)
Thanks for your help. Onel5969 TT me 18:30, 11 May 2019 (UTC)
Is it OK now? I fixed up a bunch of incoming links. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 20:08, 11 May 2019 (UTC)
Looks good. Any more dabs created I'll get on tonight or tomorrow's dab report. Thanks again for all your help.Onel5969 TT me 22:04, 11 May 2019 (UTC)

Great Western Main LineEdit

The {{Great Western Main Line diagram}} needs redrawing to include Didcot Railway Centre. Mjroots (talk) 20:30, 12 May 2019 (UTC)

@Mjroots: We could borrow from Template:Railways around Didcot RDT but that might make it overwide. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 20:43, 12 May 2019 (UTC)
  Done. Useddenim (talk) 22:09, 12 May 2019 (UTC)

Is this RfC correctly formatted?Edit

Talk:William_Barr#RfC:_Expand_lede_beyond_one_short_paragraph ? Snooganssnoogans (talk) 22:54, 15 May 2019 (UTC)

@Snooganssnoogans: Not quite. For a long RfC like that, you need two signatures: one at the end of the opening statement (as you did) plus one at the very bottom in the normal manner, which I have added. The extra one (at the end of the opening statement) is used by Legobot for several purposes, such as how much should be copied to the RfC listing page, which in this case is Wikipedia:Requests for comment/Politics, government, and law. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 07:56, 16 May 2019 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Barnstar of Diligence
Thank you for correcting my mess. You are an awesome human being. Usedtobecool (talk) 18:34, 18 May 2019 (UTC)
  Thank you --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 18:49, 18 May 2019 (UTC)

HmmmEdit

Hello R. I am stumped by the articles that are currently in Category:Wikipedia pages with incorrect protection templates. The common denominator seems to be Chris Martin but I can't find the reason why. Your help will be appreciated. MarnetteD|Talk 16:39, 24 May 2019 (UTC)

It was this edit by Mad Hatter (talk · contribs), which I've reverted. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 17:02, 24 May 2019 (UTC)
Now that was an odd thing to redirect :-) Thanks for the fix! MarnetteD|Talk 17:08, 24 May 2019 (UTC)
I will purge this parody of Template article from the face of Wikipedia and nominate for deletion and get it broomly out of the floor, because it fails of being any useful in notification in Music articles, since all that it's related to Chris Martin is virtually all Coldplay and it has 0 articles to mention, Chris Martin has no solo work virtually out of Coldplay "area". I will nominate it for deletion this spun of template, that I don't know how you managed to conjure or create. Am I clear, Redrose64 (talk · contribs)?
Regards: The Mad Hatter (talk)
@Mad Hatter: No, you are not clear. Your English is of a strange dialect, unfamiliar to me. I don't know what you mean by "this parody of Template article" - templates are not articles. The page in question (Template:Chris Martin) is a specific type of template, known as a navbox; a means of navigating between articles, but not an article in itself. By making this edit, that meant that every page that had displayed the Chris Martin navbox at the bottom would instead transclude the whole of the Chris Martin article, something that is highly confusing and simply not something that we would normally do.
You say "I don't know how you managed to conjure or create" - I did neither, the navbox was created by Daani94 (talk · contribs) and developed by other people including Another Believer (talk · contribs), Eqwdasf (talk · contribs), Bonjovipearl (talk · contribs), Woodensuperman (talk · contribs) and Landingdude13 (talk · contribs). I'm just the guy who traced and fixed the error that was found by MarnetteD.
I gather that you do not like the navbox. If you wish to delete this, the options are either (i) the G or T criteria of WP:CSD; or (ii) WP:TFD. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 23:03, 24 May 2019 (UTC)

Another oneEdit

Hello again. There is a redirect page that showed up in the cat today. As it is fully protected I can't get at it so, when you have a moment, if you could perform the needed change that would be great. Cheers. MarnetteD|Talk 14:53, 27 May 2019 (UTC)

Thanks for the fix. MarnetteD|Talk 20:09, 27 May 2019 (UTC)

Meridian Water railway stationEdit

Not knowing who best to contact, noting matters in the Wikipedia article on this new station, it looks somewhat confusing and I seek your thoughts on the matter. The station is said to open this week on 28th May 2019, the same day when Angel Road railway station is due to be closed, but in the article itself, under "Services", a date of 9th September 2019 is shown for services commencement.

Xenophon Philosopher (talk) 23:17, 26 May 2019 (UTC)

Not a RS, but Liverpool Street is festooned with "Warning, Meridian Water opening delayed" signs. ‑ Iridescent 23:38, 26 May 2019 (UTC)
If you wish to draw my attention to an article (or other page), it's always best to link it. I assume that you mean Meridian Water railway station. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 23:45, 26 May 2019 (UTC)
As you can see, those were the very words that were used to head this query. Do you mean something else?
Xenophon Philosopher (talk) 00:30, 27 May 2019 (UTC)
What part of the word link is difficult to comprehend? --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 07:54, 27 May 2019 (UTC)
Well, that comment has well and truly put me in my place and at the age of 74, perhaps it adds truth to the old adage of "There is no fool like an old fool". Forgive me for wasting your most valuable time.
Xenophon Philosopher (talk) 10:47, 27 May 2019 (UTC)

Chrono Order of XFDsEdit

Okay. Is that by order of the original date of the XFD, without regard to any relistings, and does that mean to put the oldest XFDs at the top, or at the bottom? Robert McClenon (talk) 18:40, 27 May 2019 (UTC)

It should be clear by examining the ones that are already there. But for XFDs it's by the original timestamp of the discussion concerned, and that is the timestamp that goes into the {{initiated}} template. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 18:48, 27 May 2019 (UTC)

RfC problem?Edit

Thanks for your effort with this edit. Do you know if it is working now? Is there a way for me to check? --David Tornheim (talk) 17:08, 30 May 2019 (UTC)

@David Tornheim: Yes; in the box at the top of the section there are two links: Politics, government, and law and Biographies. Follow either one, and find the heading for Talk:Fabiana Rosales; as things presently stand, it's followed by the RfC statement and a timestamp, which is normal for RfCs. Now go to this older version of the same RfC listing and search for Rosales - the heading is at the bottom, with no statement and no timestamp - this indicates an error. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 22:00, 30 May 2019 (UTC)

Edits on Ashford International railway stationEdit

Sorry if I have mucked up again on Ashford International railway station (and in putting this on your user page). When I saw it it showed up as disambiguation links to South Eastern Railway, which I dabbed to South Eastern Railway (UK) and Appledore railway station which I dabbed to Appledore railway station (Kent) - as previously discussed the dispenser tool which I use for thousdands of dabs doesn't seem to identify the template:rws so in the view provided doesn't show that this already exists. Checking in a sandbox {{rws|Appledore}} still shows as a link to Appledore railway station (Kent) and Appledore railway station (Devon).— Rod talk 20:02, 2 June 2019 (UTC)

Ah, but I didn't do that. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 20:06, 2 June 2019 (UTC)
So I think you are saying I should have made it into {{rws|Appledore|Kent}}. I will try to remember this in future (or maybe I will just avoid dabs which are station links).— Rod talk 20:20, 2 June 2019 (UTC)
Yes, the {{rws}} template takes more than one parameter: {{rws|Appledore|Kent}}Appledore. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 20:24, 2 June 2019 (UTC)

Discussion of link language wrapper templates (June 2019)Edit

A discussion has started about wrapper templates of {{Link language}}. You may be interested in participating because you participated in a related previous discussion. E^pi*i batch (talk) 03:08, 10 June 2019 (UTC) (Retro is my main account.)

GeonoticesEdit

I see that London and Manchester 9 June are still running. Philafrenzy (talk) 08:21, 12 June 2019 (UTC)

@Philafrenzy:   Done --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 12:28, 12 June 2019 (UTC)
Thanks. Philafrenzy (talk) 13:23, 12 June 2019 (UTC)

Template : Oxted LineEdit

I have just printed out a 2-page A4 size hard copy of this Wikipedia template to pass on to a very elderly friend who no longer has computer access, but the resultant print-out is absolutely full of blank white spaced sections between each line entry, which makes this print-out useless for an old person with fading eyesight to follow.

Have you any ideas as to why this problem has occurred? At the foot of the template, it states that "This page was last updated on 31 October 2018 at 10.43"

Xenophon Philosopher (talk) 06:34, 14 June 2019 (UTC)

No link - no action. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 15:48, 14 June 2019 (UTC)

Once again,I thank you for your assistance in this matter and I will convey what you have said above, when I visit my very elderly friend with the aforemention 2-page A4 size hard copy print-out.

Xenophon Philosopher (talk) 23:01, 14 June 2019 (UTC)

I have since put the same query to Useddenim and he said it was because it was still on the old computer format and the said template has now been updated by the use of Routemap. I have again printed out the 2-page A4 printout, which is perfect in all respects. I have posted this printout to my very elderly friend.

Xenophon Philosopher (talk) 17:08, 19 June 2019 (UTC)

Request for comment on whether "Enterprise client-server backup" should be split from "Backup" into a stand-alone article, and if so how to protect it from "simplifying" re-mergerEdit

Sorry if my deleting and re-adding the {{rfc}} template caused problems; I was trying to get Legobot to show a summary for my RfC on the appropriate listing page. I had been working on that section of the Talk page for 5 out of the preceding 7 hours, and I'd forgotten to start it with a brief comment followed by a signature—so I realized I'd exceeded the limit of what Legobot could list.

I would greatly appreciate any suggestions you could make on how to get the "other editor" Pi314m to not make a "simplifying" re-merger. The fourth and fifth paragraphs of that Talk page section explain the problem with his un-discussed "cut-and-paste mergers". IMHO every January Pi314m gets an urge to exhibit his intellectual prowess in the wider WP arena, so he "simplifies" a set of related articles by merging them into one article. Unlike in 2017 and 2018, in January 2019 he didn't get denounced for un-discussed article deletion by another editor, so he decided to do it again in late May 2019.

Pi314m's contributions list shows he doesn't have any knowledge of enterprise IT beyond the mid-1990s, and this time he got in over his head. I've tried educating him with extensive comments on his personal Talk page, but he hasn't responded there. I'd guess Pi314m suffers from a combination of feeling useless in retirement and of feeling that a "real man" doesn't respond to criticism. I've reluctantly concluded the only solution to this problem is to get him banned from editing Wikipedia, or at least banned from editing certain articles. I will now proceed along that path via the Administrative route. DovidBenAvraham (talk) 17:33, 16 June 2019 (UTC)

@DovidBenAvraham: Legobot runs once an hour, it looks at open RfCs and updates the listing pages where necessary - if you alter your RfC, don't be surprised if the listings aren't updated immmediately. Pi314m I care little about: I advised you that various avenues are available to you concerning user conduct, and none of them involve bringing your dispute here, so please don't. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 22:46, 16 June 2019 (UTC)

Close to homeEdit

Hello R. Just wanted to let you know that your sandboxes redirects just showed up in Category:Wikipedia pages with incorrect protection templates. Thanks again for the series recommendation. MarnetteD|Talk 18:46, 19 June 2019 (UTC)

Yeah, it's because they use {{this is a redirect/sandbox}} which is a redir to Template:Redirect category shell/sandbox, and Paine Ellsworth (talk · contribs) has been doing some testing in there. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 20:52, 19 June 2019 (UTC)
Thanks for explaining things R. MarnetteD|Talk 21:40, 19 June 2019 (UTC)
To MarnetteD: the sandbox has been normalized for now. Paine Ellsworthed. put'r there  01:29, 20 June 2019 (UTC)
Thanks Paine Ellsworth. Good to know both now and if you are working on things like this in the future. MarnetteD|Talk 02:14, 20 June 2019 (UTC)
Pleasure! Paine  09:56, 20 June 2019 (UTC)

Challacombe scaleEdit

hi @Redrose64:...Is it possible to add colour to the table on this page...preferably going light to dark as severity gets worse. Happy for @Philafrenzy: to intervene. thank you Whispyhistory (talk) 17:50, 23 June 2019 (UTC)

Colour can be added, but we need to observe MOS:COLOUR carefully. You might be considering coloured backgrounds - I find this a detraction (see British Rail Class 58#Names and numbers for example). Instead, consider vertical bands of colour, which are not used as a background, like those at Clapham Junction railway station#Services. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 18:08, 23 June 2019 (UTC)
I'm not sure it is needed as the text explains very well, also light to dark with dark worst might be problematic. What would do the job best is a "0" described as normal. Does 0 appear in the scale? Philafrenzy (talk) 18:30, 23 June 2019 (UTC)
[1]..has three shades. Does that help? Whispyhistory (talk) 05:23, 24 June 2019 (UTC)
These colours are: 1-3      or #eae1f0; 4-6      or #d0bedd; 7-10      or #bc9dca. If used as the background for black text, all of these are WCAG 2 AAA Compliant and so would satisfy the contrast/readability portions of MOS:COLOUR. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 06:26, 24 June 2019 (UTC)
Thank you very much as always ...I have been trying to practice but I don't understand where to put those codes. Do you know of an article where this is done? Thank you too @Philafrenzy:...no "0" in scale...you might think a good hook here. Whispyhistory (talk) 14:30, 24 June 2019 (UTC)
Shouldn't there be a 0 if 1 is expressed as a degree of abnormality? Perhaps there could be a line at the top with no number but just saying normal? Philafrenzy (talk) 17:42, 24 June 2019 (UTC)
For humour: DYK that the Challacombe scale measures CODS?
Or a serious one DYK that the Challacombe scale measures the dryness of the human mouth? With the picture. Philafrenzy (talk) 17:46, 24 June 2019 (UTC)
@Philafrenzy: There are ten binary (yes/no) tests; you score 1 for each "yes", and 0 for each "no". When you have answered all ten, add up your scores. If you answered "no" to all ten, then your total score will be zero, and presumably you don't have the condition. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 20:26, 24 June 2019 (UTC)
So is the presentation misleading? You could have for instance cervical caries on more than two teeth but not otherwise have a problem yet the table seems to suggest that is characteristic of severe dryness when each test in fact has an equal weight. Perhaps it should be split into a section for the things to be tested and below for the score. Philafrenzy (talk) 20:38, 24 June 2019 (UTC)
I think that the PDF supplied by Whispyhistory (talk · contribs) is misleading in that it segregates ten symptoms into three groups with the implication that if your patient has, say, no saliva pooling in floor of mouth, their score is going to be at least 4 - even if they exhibit none of the other symptoms. But the wording elsewhere uses the term "additive" four times, and there is also the significant sentence "Each feature scores 1 and symptoms will not necessarily progress in the order shown, but summated scores indicate likely patient needs." --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 20:54, 24 June 2019 (UTC)
Thanks both..I will reread tomorrow and maybe ask some experts before sending a reply. I rephrased the interpretations, which appear accurate...watch this space. I like the first hook...keep both. Whispyhistory (talk) 23:15, 24 June 2019 (UTC)

@Whispyhistory: Check it now. Philafrenzy (talk) 07:34, 25 June 2019 (UTC)

Looks good at quick glance...will check later in detail...tied up for now. Will get back tomorrow. Thanks @Philafrenzy:. Whispyhistory (talk) 10:03, 25 June 2019 (UTC)
I think its good Whispyhistory (talk) 18:20, 25 June 2019 (UTC)
Thanks Redrose64 and P...I have DYK'ed it. Please alter if necessary. Whispyhistory (talk) 17:54, 26 June 2019 (UTC)

IMHO a particular list should be formatted as columns. I don't understand how to do that.Edit

Hi. I'd like to make columns and don't understand the instructions for how to do so.

Golden_Age_of_Television_(2000s–present)#List_of_selected_important_and_notable_shows contains a long and unwieldy list of "important and notable" television shows.

IMHO this would be better formatted as two or more columns.

Thanks. - 2804:14D:5C59:8300:0:0:0:1000 (talk) 07:00, 24 June 2019 (UTC)

Have a look at how I did it at Wikipedia:Meetup/UK#Oxford. BTW this is really a WP:HD question. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 20:30, 24 June 2019 (UTC)

London and South Western RailwayEdit

Hi. Don't know what happened there, that template came up as a dab yesterday, which is why I took that action. I just checked it again in Dabsolver, and it doesn't show an issue now. Very weird. I thought perhaps that the underlying template might have been changed, but that's not the case, your edit in February was the last time someone changed the template, well Template:Stnlnk, which is where this redirects to.Onel5969 TT me 11:12, 26 June 2019 (UTC)

The problem was that the second parameter, i.e. |London, had been omitted. All that you needed to do was add in that parameter, there was no need to covert it to a full link. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 11:23, 26 June 2019 (UTC)
Thanks. I don't do much work with templates (other than the simple ones I create for film directors and politicians).Onel5969 TT me 11:37, 26 June 2019 (UTC)

Disputes for over a yearEdit

This is happening on multiple articles. For example, the disputes on another article are not resolved for over a year. See talk page. I tried fixing things before on this topic area and I was told to revert. The RfCs will help resolve the disputes. QuackGuru (talk) 19:30, 26 June 2019 (UTC)

@QuackGuru: Why do you need eight ongoing RfCs for one article? Have you been observing WP:RFCBEFORE? You are swamping the RfC system (see WP:RFC/ECON), and I expect that a lot of people are already thinking "oh no, not another RfC for electric smoking system - I shall ignore that, just like the rest". Have you considered holding off starting a fresh RfC until the outstanding ones are concluded? --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 19:48, 26 June 2019 (UTC)
I am waiting for most of these to be completed to start one or two at the Nicotine marketing talk page. You can read the sources. There are obvious problems with this. I could fix it but I don't want to be told to revert. You have a better idea to remove problematic content? WP:DR is for regular content disputes. QuackGuru (talk) 19:53, 26 June 2019 (UTC)
If a page is prone to back-and-forth editing which doesn't quite make it to WP:EW, ask for protection. Then, don't jump straight for RfC - hold a calm discussion on its talk page. When you get it down to a small number of potential outcomes, then try for RfC. But holding lots of RfCs at the same time is simply going to make people turn off. As I mentioned before, there are eight ongoing - and in the last six months, there have been a further fourteen that were started (mostly by yourself) and are no longer running. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 20:24, 26 June 2019 (UTC)
I am not reverting anymore. That won't work. Wikipedia does not have a noticeboard for failed verification content for admins to enforce V policy. This is not minor inaccurate content. This is obvious failed verification content. If I start a RfC it would be replaced with better content. I have lots of diffs like this. If this went to one of the drama boards things would resolve much quicker and there may not be any need for anymore RfCs. That's because an admin may show them the door. These articles are under DS. Editors being on there best behavior is not an option. QuackGuru (talk) 23:00, 26 June 2019 (UTC)
  Moved to Talk:Nicotine marketing § Archiving: --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 10:48, 10 July 2019 (UTC)

Miranda Borman hoaxerEdit

I think you might find (Redacted) enlightening. Best regards! Option 16 (talk) 13:13, 27 June 2019 (UTC)

ThanksEdit

Thanks for the advice on the inadvertently left blank line. That was certainly accidental and during this time I have been having issues with edit conflicts that are annoying at best and totally aggravating at worst. Wait! It seems I included you in the list of those I pinged so you already know. I don't know if it matters in presentation but I moved the listing over to be in line with others. I would have most certainly just corrected it if you had just gave me the ping but sincere thanks for you correcting it. Otr500 (talk) 16:16, 29 June 2019 (UTC)

The presence or absence of this space doesn't matter, but a blank line is proven to cause problems - we spent six months working that one out. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 17:28, 29 June 2019 (UTC)
WOW! I figured it was important and bot related so thanks again. Otr500 (talk) 21:02, 29 June 2019 (UTC)

Happy Birthday JPEdit

Hello R. Today is the 100th anniversary of Jon Pertwee's birth! Here is a nice interview with Sean. Being the child of any of the actors playing the Dr would be amazing. With Jon's love of gadgets Sean's youth must have been a real treat. Cheers. MarnetteD|Talk 17:18, 7 July 2019 (UTC)

Rename Village PumpEdit

I was too late to register my view which would have been strong oppose but I gotta admit the redirect would have been almost worth it (WP:HOW) :) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Sphilbrick (talkcontribs) 19:22, 7 July 2019 (UTC)

Geonotice for Wikimedia UK AGMEdit

Hi, do you think you could do a Geonotice for our AGM this coming saturday? Please see the page on Meta here. Thanks! --88.98.199.221 (talk) 11:00, 10 July 2019 (UTC)

Very short notice. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 11:03, 10 July 2019 (UTC)
  Done. Let me know how many people actually show. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 11:17, 10 July 2019 (UTC)

Edit to Hinckley railway stationEdit

Hi, can you tell me why you've removed my edits to the Hinckley Railway Station page?

It is quite common for station pages to include information about adoption groups and the links I added are relevant to the station and the Friends of Hinckley Station group which has adopted it.

Regards

Mike George OurMikeGeorge (talk) 06:55, 12 July 2019 (UTC)

Hello, can you tell me what was wrong with my edit on this page please? You have removed it as link spam, but it is quite common for railway station pages to refer to adoption groups, and the two links I added are relevant to the station and the Friends of Hinckley Station group.

Regards

Mike George OurMikeGeorge (talk) 10:00, 12 July 2019 (UTC)

Sorry this is a duplicated topic, I didn't see the first one appear. OurMikeGeorge (talk) 10:02, 12 July 2019 (UTC)

See WP:ELNO, WP:NOTPROMOTION and WP:SPAM. Also WP:OTHERCONTENT. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 10:39, 12 July 2019 (UTC)
Thank you for your prompt response. I can see how the links I added can be regarded as spam, although that was not my intention, but the paragraph about the station adoption group is an objective statement of fact which adds relevant information to the entry. Could this be reinstated please? OurMikeGeorge (talk) 04:54, 14 July 2019 (UTC)
Please find some independent sources, per WP:IS and WP:NPOV. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 13:34, 14 July 2019 (UTC)

Would these be suitable?

https://www.hinckleytimes.net/news/local-news/commuting-more-colourful-hinckley-station-14633418

https://moderngov.hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=130&MeetingId=1869 OurMikeGeorge (talk) 06:37, 15 July 2019 (UTC)

These are better. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 16:23, 15 July 2019 (UTC)

Amendment to article, without giving a citation.Edit

A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar
Thank you for your friendly help with fixing RFC, it was very nice!--Nicoljaus (talk) 07:45, 16 July 2019 (UTC)
  Thank you --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 13:54, 16 July 2019 (UTC)

ApologiesEdit

Sorry about my brainfart. Thanks for linking the thread not the diff NewsAndEventsGuy (talk) 14:49, 16 July 2019 (UTC)

I should probably have mentioned WP:TPO#Fixing links. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 14:57, 16 July 2019 (UTC)
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