User talk:Tyrenius

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Hi Tyrenius. Welcome to English Wikiquote.

Enjoy! —LrdChaos 16:06, 3 July 2006 (UTC)[reply]

Nominating pages for deletion[edit]

When you nominate an article for deletion, please add {{vfd}} to the top of the article page(s). This lets the editors of the article know that it is being nominated as well as automatically categorizes the page. Thank you, Koweja 04:16, 22 January 2007 (UTC)[reply]

New topic edit summary[edit]

Tyrenius, I noticed that when you post a new topic, your edit summary includes H2 heading markup (e.g., == Vfd ==), which would seem to require some extra effort. At first I thought it might be a mistake, but then I realized that, since using the "create new topic" tab only shows the title, without an internal link (which we only get when section editing), this notation actually helps set off new-topic creations from ordinary edits. Is this a common practice that I'm unaware of? ~ Jeff Q (talk) 09:22, 22 January 2007 (UTC)[reply]

Thanks Re Formatting[edit]

Thanks for that, If you notice anymore like that let me know. Regards --Domer48 18:31, 7 April 2007 (UTC)[reply]

significant figures[edit]

I’m putting together some quotes by significant figures, have drawn up a small list, and will research the right references. Regards --Domer48 11:38, 9 April 2007 (UTC)[reply]

Robert Kagan[edit]

Did you mean to change this quote to unsourced, as it gives the name of a source?[1] Is it worth keeping the article anyway in its present form? Tyrenius 03:49, 7 April 2007 (UTC)[reply]

I sometimes move quotes like that to "Unsourced" sections because they don't provide sufficient information for finding the quote (year, publisher, edition, page/chapter, etc.). It's something I've done in some other places, too, but since there's not really any clear, official guideline on it, it's something that varies from editor to editor (and sometimes from day to day with the same editor, depending on mood, at least in my case). As for whether to keep the article or not, I don't have any strong feelings about it; I generally don't like articles that don't have any sourced quotes, but I also don't see much gain in nominating them for deletion unless there are other reasons to do so. —LrdChaos (talk) 14:33, 9 April 2007 (UTC)[reply]

Advice Please[edit]

Hello, Tyrenius, I have just created two Articles on Wikisource and I was hoping you could look them over for me. I have left the details on you User page. Thanks Regards--Domer48 14:54, 20 April 2007 (UTC)[reply]

Thanks for that Re: Daniel O'Connell. The Articles I refered to on Wikisource are these [[2]], not to sure of the formatting? Advice would be most welcome. Kind Regards --Domer48 12:07, 21 April 2007 (UTC)[reply]


That icon is so tacky. It really cheapens the articles and makes them look like toytown or Woolworths. It's so intrusive and out of character with the overall style of a page. I got the idea originally from this one (not by me) on WP.[3] Are you against any real people or just living ones? What's the unseemly angle? Tyrenius 00:24, 21 April 2007 (UTC)[reply]

Hey, I liked Woolworth's! ☺ Wikimedia seems to favor stylized icons, at least for the projects, so I assumed that we shouldn't use images for ordinary icons, especially of living people (even if the source appears to be public domain). But after I reverted a couple of your changes, I noticed that, as you say, Wikipedia is also using people's images for some of its people stubs. I haven't looked into whether this was just someone's bold action or a debated decision. Given the ambiguity, I won't oppose your changes for now. I guess we'll see what the community thinks about this (assuming anyone else even notices!). I confess it would be a challenge coming up with a wide range of stylized icons for the increasing number of stub messages, and using the same image for a group does seem a little less useful. ~ Jeff Q (talk) 22:35, 21 April 2007 (UTC)[reply]

Thanks again Tyrenius[edit]

Thanks for that Tyrenius, I have taken your advice and the Article looks much better and reads well. Regards--Domer48 09:22, 22 April 2007 (UTC)[reply]


Are you interested in joining our sysop team?--Aphaia 06:02, 2 May 2007 (UTC)[reply]