User talk:Texugo/Archives 2009-2010
Texugo - hi there.
I made the events additions - I am cool with your edit, but just let me explain my thinking.
1. I know that the Vorst site was not English, but it does mention in the rules that the links don't have to be always in English - of course anyone can figure out the bands on offer without knowing French or Flemish. Anyhow - I am sure you know the rules better than I.
2. The lastfm site - I know its not Brussels specific - but it is very useful for cataloging the lots and lots of small gigs which might be of interest to visitors.
Your other comment about slicing the section - well I do think that its useful for visitors to be able to see whats on in a city - and thats not always very easy to find in Brussels (IMHO) the official visitors site is just plain awful - I have been living here for ten years.
Anyway - I concede to your greater knowledge - but just to explain.
I saw the comment you made about the Navajo Nation article on the Four Corners deletion conversation, so I've written up a proposal you might be interested in. PerryPlanet Talk 21:12, 3 February 2009 (EST)
User puts in spam
Hi! I try to stop the new user Bursaevdeneve He adds in link. As you are an admin. Can you stop him please? Thanks, jan 08:21, 4 February 2009 (EST)
Hi there. Sorry, but I am mostly a beach man, and have little, if any, to contribute with when it comes to Minas. Good luck!!
Hey Brian, did something go awry in your talk page archiving? 
I uploaded the .svg and .png map in the wikitravel shared page. The name is " drawing-with-usilampatti-batlagundu-smallhighway.png " But the map is not displayed in the wikitravel page. Please advise how the map can be displayed. Kbala1055 09:59, 15 February 2009 (EST)
But still I am unable to see the map in the wikitravel page.. I uploaded a new version in wikitravel shared with the proper tags as specified in the template. Can you please help? I wil ltry to crop the space after the first version is viewed in the wikitravel page Kbala1055 00:12, 22 February 2009 (EST)
It is appearing now.. Thanks a million.. Got the catch.. with case sensitive extensions. I will now work on cropping the space in the bottom. Will also work on a dindigul city map shortly Kbala1055
I did see that giant sign but as with anything to do with computers, especially Wikitravel, I have a hard time mastering it. I am a student completing an assignment and it was a mistake I do not know how to reverse. —The preceding comment was added by IFeelLikeAnActor (talk • contribs) .
Sorry for reverting you, but unless people feel strongly to the contrary can we just leave the current EE user page as-is? Policy is that people can do pretty much whatever they like with their user pages, and it would be nice not to provoke him further by having him return daily to un-blank it. There are a number of user pages that are disparaging against others and we've let them be (User:Jo is the first that comes to mind) and if in this case it gives him some closure to feel like he fired the final salvo I think it's best to let him have his say and be done with it. -- Ryan • (talk) • 22:02, 12 March 2009 (EDT)
Qingdao - eat section
I noticed your 'Style' stamp on the Qingdao eat section. Obviously, the section is work in progress and needs further contents. But please advice: what makes the section non-compliant with out manual of style? --ClausHansen 11:42, 26 March 2009 (EDT)
I have added an external reference to a daily newspaper website called The Hindu in India in the section called "Peranai" in this page.
Is it ok? Pls let me know Kbala1055 07:09, 12 April 2009 (EDT)
That's Wikitravel Press markup. It doesn't have any effect on the way the guide displays here on Wikitravel — it just tells the WTP print engine to leave that part out. Gorilla Jones 08:07, 29 April 2009 (EDT)
Districting Southcentral Alaska
Hi Texugo - This is the first contribution I've ever made to a Wiki and don't know much about it. I just spent 6 hours on figuring out what I should and shouldn't do and writing the material. I believe I had all the formatting right and as far as changing the system--there wasn't really much of a change. The Kenai Peninsula IS a Borough.
But would appreciate any help you can give me on this, so I can do it correctly. Thanks.
Carol - AlaskanAtHeart 11:30, 20 August 2009 (EDT)
Hi - Thanks for your quick answer.
Actually, all of Alaska has been divided into boroughs politically for quite a few years. I can add a complete list of all the boroughs that will cover the whole state. And factually, I can't think of any other breakdown of the State by region, because there really isn't any. The boroughs actually do identify areas as well as any system that could be devised. For instance, there is a North Slope Borough--that effectively covers an area that has a unity to it. Also, there are a number of cities, such as Anchorage, that are also Boroughs. The Municipality of Anchorage is actually a much larger area than the city itself and was originally called the Greater Anchorage Area Borough. It is still a Borough even though the name has changed, so it needs to be listed as a Borough as well as a City.
If anyone else comes up with a better system, I'll be happy to go with it if it seems reasonable. But the borough is the only type of subdivision I can think of that would effectively divide the Regions that have already been set up.
And just a note on Southcentral Alaska - it is much more than just Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula. It most definitely includes the Mat-Su Borough.
I'll await to hear any future comments on this system.
Thanks, AlaskanAtHeart 12:05, 20 August 2009 (EDT)
As far as I can tell, the regions probably do, but it's impossible to tell with that map. It is much too small and there aren't many landmarks, like towns or rivers. And each borough is quite large - the Mat-Su Borough alone has over 25,000 sq miles of territory.
I would assume that whoever divided it into regions, would have used a system that followed the borders of the existing boroughs, otherwise the division lines wouldn't make any sense. There really is not much out there in remote Alaska, so there are not a whole lot of factors to consider. There are Native villages, a few other settlements and leftovers from early Alaskan years. And the Boroughs were set up with a cultural factor in mind for the Alaskan Native groups, as well as the few developed areas like Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau.
AlaskanAtHeart 13:57, 20 August 2009 (EDT)
Why do we need sub-headings when there is no information? Apart from anything else there is now a Table of Non-Contents rather than contents. Is this Wikitravel policy to have all these headings?
In the Trobriands you eat and drink where you stay, so not much point in duplicate listings.Shep 15:02, 29 August 2009 (EDT)
Ahhh... I didn't realise there's a certain formatting for headings.
I've changed them back to what they should be. :)
09:52, 31 August 2009 (EDT)
Country "See", Country "Do"
I had originally added the "See" and "Do" section to Iran, but deleted it after noticing that it was not on the articles for Japan, South Korea, or Ghana. Is it really supposed to be on the country page, or did I just happen to choose every wrong page as my reference points? ChubbyWimbus 22:31, 1 September 2009 (EDT)
For my new page on Bomarzo I uploaded on Shared a photo I called Elephant.jpg. When I loaded it onto the page I got a photo with the same name of a wall at Angkor. Should not the programme not accept duplicate file names? How do I delete my file?
Thanks Shep 16:39, 6 September 2009 (EDT)
Lake Bolsena vfd
You have added a vfd to this page but I can't find any explanation as to why. Before I start to argue on the vfd page please let me know why. It is an interesting area but the cities themselves do not really rate individual entries. I did the same for Lake Bracciano. The idea came from the fact that there is an (incomplete) page on Lake Trasimeno which was there long before I got involved with Wikipedia, so I was just following precedent.Shep 01:53, 27 September 2009 (EDT)
Thanks for the kind words. The simple regional map of Bali which I prepared was a bit of unsophisticated bodge job I am afraid. I took a public domain outline of the island and then labelled and coloured it in Photoshop to match the regional table template. I have been looking at the standard Wikitravel map project and will definitely get to grips with it at some stage. Peter has also indicated he would like to prepare a Wikitravel style map for Bali, here. If one of you could, then the article would be improved enormously. The Bali project is getting there. Been a bit of slog but the six regional and 29 destination articles are now all in pretty good shape. Still some style clean up of old articles to do, but I am really happy with the progress so far.--Burmesedays 05:06, 27 September 2009 (EDT)
maybe you could answer this for me what does "pcv" stand for in deletion of a outlined travel guide? i also asked peterfitzgerald but he hasnt replied of yet so i thought i would ask someone who was online and was a admin. thank you. 22.214.171.124 21:44, 19 October 2009 (EDT)
Hi Texugo. Thanks very much for helping. I am sorry that my style was a little out of the standard. I am just trying to do my best in view of a big international event that will take place in Pedro Gonzalez. It is important that we provide full information to the guests (including how to change currency and where on the web to check the current rate), i would say vitally important. Sometimes i put some stubs that we will fill with information together with my friends who are now there. Please have a little patience with us. Thanks Moonwalker
Texugo we need to provide people with information how to change money including the link http://dolarparalelo.blogspot.com/
please comment. I will hold all the edits for the moment.
But http://liberal-venezolano.net/divisas is not a blog! Why are you deleting it?
delete Pedro Gonzalez
Texugo, I am very sorry I spent your time. I moved the page to free wiki because this will be more appropriate. This way we can organize the event. By best regards Alexey
My friend you become stubborn like a Japanese and believe me it does not make sense I am deleting because there are NO TOURISTS but us in this zone. Moonwalker
incorrect info in Pefro Gonzalez
all price info there is incorrect since I was planning to correct later Please delete the page Moonwalker
Once again I am finding that you are exceeding your authority in removing photo's without any discussion. Please discontinue these types of actions. 2old 13:53, 5 January 2010 (EST)
Social Media Optimization specialist
Hi Texugo! A Social Media Optimization specialist currently tries to enter several hotels from the derag chain in various German (Berlin/Mitte, Frankfurt and Munich) cities. He uses several different IPs and add mostly a couple of hotels in Berlin and three star hotels in splurge instead of mid-range sections. He is a slow learner so it would be great if you could have an eye on him. I need to go back to real-life work. Thank you very much in advance. jan 08:59, 18 February 2010 (EST)
Ras al Khaimah
Hi Texugo, why you have removed weblinks of eg. RAKtourism on Ras al Khaimah wikisite? This is governmental site. Greetings from RAK, Darek
Hey Texugo..u left me a message about copywrite material, all the information used on my pages is sourced from the Cacadu District Municipality as I am their offical public relations officer, so no worries of copywrite infringements. —The preceding comment was added by Lynne (talk • contribs)
Any chance of some page protection and a block on the guys using it as a chatroom. They are American school kids - the one stupid enough to use an IP address easily drops it to the k12.mi.uk domain. Nrms 10:27, 1 March 2010 (EST)
Hey There, my name is Luis, I just wanted to say thank you for helping me out with the Tiverton, RI page. I'm doing this for a school project and I need all the help I can get. Again, thanks so much for the help.—The preceding unsigned comment was added by 126.96.36.199 (talk • contribs)
Listen man, I am making this page for my class project and I'm going to do it my way. I don't really care if you want to keep consistency this is my project not yours. It will be done my way, not yours. So please leave my page alone and do not delete it. As a teacher yourself you should understand that as a student I'm not going to do everything right. So please just stop touching my page.
Please remember to click 'mark as patrolled' when patrolling recent edits, --ClausHansen 07:17, 15 March 2010 (EDT)
You are being quite patient :). You may have noticed that my normal unflappable self has gotten quite tetchy on that talk page at times. Leaving aside the mess with the images, just look the size of that editing job that is required :).--Burmesedays 12:17, 15 March 2010 (EDT)
Thank for the intro / Hamamatsu Article
Thank you for the introduction.
Upon checking your user page I see you live in Hamamatsu, and after doing a look through the history of the Hamamatsu article it would appear you wrote most of it. Knowing that, I have something I feel I should share with you.
I'd like to take this opportunity to say that Hamamatsu is one of my favorite places in all of Japan and the excellence of the Wikitravel article is partially why!
Let me explain: When my wife and I were in our first year here and still fairly new to living (and traveling) in Japan, we wanted to take a trip but were still noobs as far as traveling Japan and reading Japanese went. There's lots of info on the major destinations (Tokyo, Kyoto, Himeji, etc...) but we wanted to branch out as well and there wasn't much good info available.
We decided to go to Tokyo for Golden Week 2007 but wanted to spend a night or two somewhere between Nagoya and Tokyo on the way there. "Where should we stop?" This led me to the Wikitravel site and I looked up a bunch of places between Tok and Nag. We decided on Hamamatsu because of all the major cities on the way, Hamamatsu not only had the best/fullest article, but said article made it clear how much good stuff there is in that city!
Of the many items listed in the Hamamatsu article of particular interest to us were the beer hall Mein Schloss (we lived in Germany for awhile, missed it), the unagi, and the Filipino restaurants. However, during our two days there we ended up biking around the lake and found so many things we loved about the city that we've gone back at least 8 or 10 times in four years or so. The best part is that almost every time we go we find some new treasure in that city.
Of course Tokyo and Osaka are the technically the top places in Japan with the most to do, but I'd say if we could choose any one place in Japan to live for a few years it'd be Hamamatsu. It's one of the unsung jewels of Japan, in our opinion, and we've only grown to agree with this idea more and more with each trip there.
Anyways, thanks for writing/contributing to that awesome article - otherwise we may never have went! It also led me to use WikiTravel in planning Japan-related travel a number of times since.
Manmaru 02:28, 16 March 2010 (EDT)
Diving the Cape Peninsula and False Bay
How up to speed are you on Chile? I ask mainly because of the out of control lists of cities and ODs. These actually caused me to stop on the map, which has been sitting there incomplete for months. If you have any knowledge at all of the country, it would be great to see those lists cut to 7+2. Would love to get that map finished properly. --Burmesedays 03:47, 2 April 2010 (EDT)
Hello there. I have many issues with this article (most notably spending loads of time putting the articles into English and then finding gibberish reinstated when I next log in!). However, I thought that the Eat section was now OK (I spent ages redoing it). What's your beef with that section? I think the three main price categories broken into different styles of food works quite well, and is especially important in India due to dietary cultural restrictions. If there is a better way to organise this section, please do go ahead!--Burmesedays 02:45, 6 April 2010 (EDT)
USA revert: Cities section
My intentions are not to edit war with you, but I found absolutely no reason for you to revert my work in the USA Cities section. I think it put it in better structure and if was a little lengthlier...so what? It's not like it was a novel or anything. The lengthliness I think was a benefit because it could help travelers understand more about these places (especially considering some really didn't say much of anything, like the San Francisco one I don't even think mentioned a single thing actually in San Francisco) briefly. It wasn't even that long anyways, it just gives travelers a little bit better of a look. It isn't as lengthly as the one I worked on for Canada, and nobody seemed to have a problem with that (it was already longer originally)! So why the United States one? Thanks. If you would prefer, I could try to put some of my ideas into the original mold if simply lists for the most part. You'll probably revert it back anyways, so I probably would. So what was wrong with it? edmontonenthusiast [ee] .T.A.L.K. 22:30, 16 April 2010 (EDT).
Texugo, mentioning Gainesville's (common) stores and resturants IS important to the article because it is relevant to the structure of Gainesville. Other towns may have these stores, but I rarely see a town that has been planned as well as Gainesville. Having a historic train depot (and "Depot Days" festival) the city is designed around the railroads, while other towns are designed away from them. I am impressed with this and those very reasons sound like tourist attractions. I want to write a general summary at least, because otherwise articles that can't have much in them seem very useless!!
In-Correct 23:08, 6 June 2010 (EDT)
Peruvian es userspace spam
Unfortunately, there isn't any real way to stop page creation or user registration by blocks if done by a new ip. If you block the registered user, however, you have the option to prevent all edits from that user's ip & account creation, which should stop new registrations from that exact ip. Other than that, I think we're stuck patrolling the newuser log from time to time. --Peter Talk 11:31, 2 July 2010 (EDT)
Hi, Texugo. Saw you uploaded Image:BR-010.jpg, but the quality is really bad. A PNG generated from wmc:File:Br-010 Rodovia Highway Signs.svg would look a lot better within an article. LtPowers 13:04, 5 September 2010 (EDT)
Whew, it's been a while since I dealt with those, so I don't remember too well. I do know that if your plan is to change the way the tags ("see name", 'phone=""', etc.) as they appear in the raw wiki markup, then you are out of luck. If you take a look at ru:special:Allmessages and start looking at "MediaWiki:Listing-", you'll see host of tags that I translated, but I'm no longer sure why I did that, or if it was ultimately to any purpose—I think that was me trying to get it to work and not succeeding. The listings form editor can be translated, though, but that will require work on IB's part. Moreover, there seems to be some problems with the form editor in other languages right now—at least in other alphabets. So we're a little stuck!
Editing the Hoi An (Vietnam) page
We intend to add some contributions to Wikitravel Hoi An page. It seems that you are the admin for this page.
We are Hoi An local and our new launched tourism website has some interesting sections which are not posted in Wikitravel Hoi An page.
Can we add in those sections or you can recommend some sections we should edit?
Somos la Dirección de Turismo Municipal de la Ciudad de Puebla. Queremos subir la información de nuestra hermosa ciudad a wikitravel, pero ya contamos con una página de internet a la que hemos dedicado mucho tiempo buscando las palabras para conseguir una redacción perfecta que brinde a los visitantes información de Puebla de una forma sencilla pero muy consistente. Es por ello que nos gustaría subir la misma información que tenemos en nuestra página a wikitravel. Empecé a hacerlo pero lamentablemente borraron lo que había subido con a justificación de que es una copia de nuesra propia página. Te agradeceré que me informes como puedo hacer para demostrar que tengo los derechos de esta información y poder ponerla en wikitravel. Muchas gracias y saludos desde Puebla, México.
I think you might have made a mistake when you voted on the Wikitravel:Administrator nominations page - you wrote "delete", which isn't one of the two options when voting for potential administrators... :) PerryPlanet Talk 00:55, 11 December 2010 (EST)
Hi Texugo, you just reverted an edit I did on Kochi (Kerala). I assume you had your reasons but they are escaping me. I was having some problems editing (15min+ to view, preview or edit a page) and so I just gave up, left the page and went out to the beach for a while. The edit by 188.8.131.52 had replaced a listing for Hotel Dwaraka with one for S31 without explanation. I assumed they did not know how to do a new listing and so just 'over-wrote' that of someone else. Further to the listing re-instatement I re-ordered the listings concerned by alphabet order.
I had also reworked some slight touting out of the listings and corrected some expression issues (such as remains/remain).
I do not think the listings for Tandoor and Somewhere else had any role in my edit and so your re-instatement of those listings was not part of a 'revert' of my edit, did you think that I had deleted them? My 'edit' only dealt with the reinstatement of Hotel Dwaraka and a slight tidy up of S31.
I assume Tandoor and Somewhere else are 'legitimate' IGF listings that you felt should be re-instated.
As for Conucopia I am a bit confused, their listing also states they are inside Bat and Ball, as did the (new) S31 listing that you deleted. Is there a conflict between the two that I have not been aware of? I left the S31 listing in there with a slight edit as a gesture of good faith even though the IP editor 184.108.40.206]] deleted another listing. I hoped they may have just been 'stupid' rather than 'malicious' in deleting the Hotel Dwaraka listing. As they left no edit note giving a reason for removing 'Hotel Dwaraka I restored that listing.
I could not do anything with my recent edit and subsequent check on the article due to the prevailing connectivity issues with WT. Now that you have done this revert I remain concerned about the content. However I do not want to edit the article listings further until I know what is going on here. Do you know something about this edit sequence that I have missed??
Subsequent to your 'revert' of my edit the Tandoor listing is now back to being vaguely 'touty' ie (The best and most tasty North Indian, particularly Punjabi, food. The Kadai chicken and ginger chicken is truly world class, and no other place in Kochi can offer than (sic) unique taste) and you have reverted the Hotel Dwaraka listing to read "and it remain (sic) a most popular option", rather than remains.
You have also removed the listings for 24 Carat, Spice Route and Lokah World Cuisine. I know you are an editor of good repute so you must have had your reasons, but what are those reasons, you have left an air of mystery by not providing an edit not other than that you have reverted my edit. I note you last edited this article on 16 dec performing an appropriate revert of "'Reliance NetConnect Braodband+ call 9349040010" but that edit gives no prompts as to your recent action and I see no other apparent prior activity on this article that provides any clue as to your reasons. Please let me know what is up here...
BTY, in regard to my edit 'lag' times, are you having any similar issues in the last few of days, sometimes a page takes 15mins plus for a single page resolve and sometimes many attempts. A few of us discussed this issue at WT Pub a while back. Maybe it is a mirror server problem, very frustrating at my end. Please let me know if you are having a similar experience. thanks. felix 07:18, 19 December 2010 (EST)