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Deletion discussion about No Cross, No CrownEdit
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Thank you for your editsEdit
Thanks for your edits on Jane Elizabeth Manning James! I'm not sure how all those 1900s typos got in there, but you noticed and took action, for which I'm grateful. Rachel Helps (BYU) (talk) 15:38, 12 July 2016 (UTC)
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South Indian DiasporaEdit
Thank you for warning 22.214.171.124 and reverting his attempt to redirect the page. He's been persistently adding nonsense, such as changing the heading "European Colonial period 1684 - 1947" so that it reads "Medieval Migration (1800 - 1950)", and lots of other bad edits. He's also been editing Template:Tamils which is probably also vandalism. I reported him for vandalism, but I could use some help cleaning up the article and template (I'm not knowledgeable about the subject). GBRV (talk) 19:47, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
Old news bad newsEdit
I read your message during my holidays, but did not answer because I had decided to disconnect as much as possible. Was tough :)
I was never a deletionnist by heart. I remember vividly that day in Cape Town when Anasuya wrote the article and was so proud. We had a break for coffee. Came back and .... yeah... had to do firewoman job for it. I still do not understand why people can be so quick in dismissing other people work. At the same time, reading myself again, I was clearly a bit dry with him. I am sorry about that. Anthere (talk) 21:21, 2 January 2017 (UTC)
LinuxInsider references brought to RSNEdit
Hi Shenme, I just followed up on this discussion on Knowledgebattle's talk page on WP:RSN. I pinged you there but I want to be sure you're notified. Thanks. ZackTheCardshark (talk) 21:42, 4 January 2017 (UTC)
Rashtriya Inter College SurirEdit
Hello, Shenme Thank you for the lookup over Rashtriya Inter College Surir. I find it's a minor problem. Rashtriya Inter College Surir is know widely range over the local public & student book mention with same, so we can not change the same. if you might think it's needed. you can do Changes or One More Think one of my Village Wiki Page Need to Changes or source with Native Name Bhidauni as Bhidoni both names exists. both names will possible to set over Wikipedia. can I discuss to fix the same. Village Graph Page is on Good Standard.
You Can ChangesEdit
Rashtriya Inter Collage Surir to Rashtriya Inter College Surir. You Can Do. please do it Correctly.
Apologies, I was busy trying to get the rest of the Quebec MNAs who didn't have articles at least up and running. Editing biographies is fine, I just wanted to eliminate the red since these are all/were elected officials.--Jack Cox (talk) 05:57, 25 February 2017 (UTC)
Not Simple EnglishEdit
Your change to Human has been reverted, because this is not the Simple English wikipedia. If you keep simplifying the vocabulary, who are you really serving? That is, which narrow grade range have you decided to aim Wikipedia at? For every grade level below college you would be able to find words you thought inappropriate. That process, repeated, will reduce every text to "Human: you, me, we! Wheee!" I've been worried that Wikipedia was moving from mish-mash to purée. Yes.
BTW: 'living' is simply the wrong replacement for 'extant', as 'extant' means something else. While "still existing" covers the usage intended here, that is the beauty of having definite, succinct words that fit the needed meaning better than other words or phrases. Shenme (talk) 04:08, 28 February 2017 (UTC)
- While extant is perfectly correct, so is living. I get that you like the word extant, indeed I like it too, but WP:LEAD indicates that accessibility is prioritized in lead sentences, and 'extant' is significantly more obscure than 'living' and the latter has the same meaning here.
- 'living' does not (directly and obviously) include the sense that there were several to many preceding and/or coexistent species, and we happen to be the one of all those that remains. You may feel that "the only living members" implies all that. "the only remaining members" says that. "the only still existing members" says that. But "the only extant members" says that just as well and more succinctly. The sentence is trying not only to tell of existence, but existence in relation to the preceding species. Moreover, it ('extant') is standard language when talking about species and families.
- Point of fact 'living' is exactly the same length as 'extant' and, yes, it means the same thing. The word 'succinct' doesn't mean what you seem to think it does either. Given the significant mismatch between what you are saying and the evident reality perhaps you should apply for a job working for Donald Trump.
- Which brings us to "difficult-to-understand terminology", which is what I can believe you meant I should see in WP:LEAD. This 'terminology', this meaning, is rather integral to understanding the complete statement. And if every word in the first sentence has to be super easy, it misses by a mile even with your change. Even the Simple English article misses badly at getting the facts across in simple English. (I tried and I never could figure out how to write in Simple English - 'real' simple English) Wikipedia must not aim for "fortune cookie" text.
- (And now I'm off to change 'adobe' to 'abode', found while seeing if I could find examples of 'extant' in ledes. There are some, even in first sentences, but didn't yet see as significant an example as Human.) Shenme (talk) 06:20, 28 February 2017 (UTC)
- Yeah; I really don't care. I find you to be annoying, pretentious and you are writing self evident untruths, as justification for reverting my edits. This is something which I do not respect in any way, it is corrosive to the project that is Wikipedia. Thank you in advance for not ever writing anything ever again on my talk page.GliderMaven (talk) 16:16, 28 February 2017 (UTC)
In case you are still unaware of this discussion, there is a new discussion for renaming New York to New York (state). As you participated in the previous discussion on this topic, you may want to express your opinion in the new disussion. עוד מישהו Od Mishehu 04:23, 10 July 2017 (UTC)
Judy smith ref 6Edit
I wasn't quite sure what you were referring to at first, but I see on more careful review that I got the chain of communication on the Rittenhouse Square sighting wrong. Thanks! I have duly corrected it. Daniel Case (talk) 03:03, 7 September 2017 (UTC)
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re: What is unclear here?Edit
It's pretty simple: it's an unreferenced claim. If you can verify that 'it is the most popular' with one of the other sources, as well as other claims made there, please add a cite to this sentence. Personally, I think the claim is right, but without sources it may be WP:OR. (Ditto for the next sentence). This stuff is not WP:BLUESKY, not for the average reader (btw, I tagged this after a Korean friend asked me why Wikipedia claims to be neutral but uses SoJ name in article about LR without even mentioning ES alt name - and I have they have a point, particularly when I had to tell them that this is likely because SoJ is more popular - but that Wikipedia doesn't even reference this claim). --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 10:02, 12 March 2018 (UTC)
Mentioned you at ANIEdit
The thread mentions your recent interaction with Onel5969, but is not about you. You are welcome to join in on the discussion or ignore it as you please, just notifying you as a formality. Ian.thomson (talk) 23:12, 23 April 2018 (UTC)
Your help desk questionsEdit
You did not get a response for a question regarding coordinates and Wikidata. I can't be sure, but your question looks like one for WP:VPT.— Vchimpanzee • talk • contributions • 20:16, 13 August 2018 (UTC)
Noi vogliam DioEdit
Dear Shenme, I've just noticed you wrote to me many months ago because I'd taken an "e" out of the wording for this hymn. Sorry! As I have just discovered, I made that edit SEVEN years ago; so I don't know if you are still interested in the thing. Please let me know and I'll certainly give you all the reasons. Safebreaker (talk) 14:32, 6 November 2018 (UTC)
Notify about AFD on articles created by User:Bigtime Boy about roller coasters under constructionEdit
Related AFD of WP:CRYSTALBALL roller coasters:
- Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/West Coast Racers
- Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Dynamite (roller coaster)
- Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Copperhead Strike
I'm fine tuning the filter, and have been responsive. Once the filter is tuned, I'll be going back through the edits. I have more pressing issues than wikipedia right now. So please be patient.
- That is reassuring. (And the real-life thing resonates with many here). Shenme (talk) 18:56, 5 September 2018 (UTC)
- In the future, could you not jump to conclusions/give people the benefit of the doubt? Because I don't believe WP must trend towards Simple English and, by damn, Murrican Simple English
- Then consider the statement an indication there are background issues in WP editing of long-standing, that you may be inadvertently reproducing with your edits. Please give great and due consideration to each of your edits, so as to avoid reproducing again the faults seen so many times before. Shenme (talk) 23:02, 5 September 2018 (UTC)
Sure, the correspondent article doesn't state something about Greek revolutionary movement. That time (1573) Greek cycles living out of the Ottoman Empire got upset after Venice decided to sign a peace with the Ottomans in 1573. They believed that Spain (including Naples) could support them in their anti-Ottoman struggle instead.Alexikoua (talk) 22:03, 5 September 2018 (UTC)
Thanks. But I think it would have been better for me to pull back. I hope you don't mind I will be removing all that from the now blocked user from my talk page. Alanscottwalker (talk) 22:54, 5 September 2018 (UTC)
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Wording in Disappearance of Tiffany WhittonEdit
... without Caudle, who told Esquire he avoids the drug, finding out for some time.
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Appearance of advocacyEdit
Regarding Ankara train collision, I wasn't advocating the use of singular they but thought some people might find that use odd, so that's why I linked it. But thanks for pointing it out. Mistakefinder (talk) 04:06, 17 December 2018 (UTC)
Hello Shenme, I want ask you for your advice. I have source that I want to use on this article this article. But I don't know that which section of that article I can add the source's information to. Shahanshah5 (talk) 12:24, 19 December 2018 (UTC)
It appears the Chicago Tribune archive is now on Ancestry.com. Sold to the Mormons, purveyors of fake religion since 1830. So no. What about Frederick Grant Gleason? It was four years ago, I really don't remember. Tried the Wayback Machine? MinorProphet (talk) 21:39, 31 May 2019 (UTC)
I did see the section China#Names, and I did see their breakdowns and "zhōng "central" and guó "state"" which don't match what others have for a long time written. "Middle" is the normal translation of 中 and is apt and poetic while "central" is rigid and a little boastful. "Country" is also the standard definition of 国, and "state" is rigid and inelegant; China is not just a state, it's a country (and a nation). Translations are natural not state defined. "The '-' dash bothers me for some reason." Its arguable that its non-standard form. Its not pinyin to use dashes but maybe it should be because its clearer, and inline with the monosyllabic separation between hanzi glyphs. "Multiple guides to pronunciation, including [ʈʂʊ́ŋ.kwǒ]." I would welcome some improvements to the IPA, but then which Chinese language/dialect would be the one used? The putonghua wins out here. -ApexUnderground (talk) 04:09, 11 June 2019 (UTC)
- @ApexUnderground: Obviously 普通话 , but there seem to be so many variations on IPA, that using what already existed in the article - and presumably has already been argued over to consensus - might be a good thing? Some people will get upset at any change, but more people if the change ignores (seems to ignore?) previous text. Shenme (talk) 04:32, 11 June 2019 (UTC)
Harassment by Nickm57Edit
Harassment by Nickm57Edit
I recently made these edits. They are cited by this article (though you can find others):
On the talk page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Racial_discrimination
some seem to disagree that the Jews were discriminated against. These seem to be the same people who believe that the holocaust never existed. Nick is just a really bad person. At this point, I believe I need administrative help.
Nick has a track record of stalking and disruptively reverting my contributions to wikipedia. I was hoping Nick could be blocked from editing, or that a report be submitted against him, at the very least. His abusive behavior is getting out of hand.
People like him also launched several smear-campaigns, simply because I wrote about some things that are well-sourced and well-documented that does not fit their chauvinistic point of view.
I appreciate your input on this urgent issue. Wikipedia has no space for such bullying and abuse.