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Great work on Eindhoven!

To respond to your questions, the first problem you had was that you placed the description within the alt="" tag, which is for alternate names, and which displays in italics. The description goes between the > and < in "></eat>". I have fixed this [1].

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Really good work at Eindhoven! Well done. --Burmesedays 05:11, 28 July 2011 (EDT)
Thank you :-) It's a lot more work than I intended really, but well, I guess I now decided to make it useful enough for the average traveler. Justme 05:33, 28 July 2011 (EDT)

's-Hertogenbosch/Den Bosch

Would like to hear your opinion in this discussion: Talk:Den Bosch. :) --globe-trotter 18:23, 24 July 2011 (EDT)

Get out section

Just a heads up that this section is intended for a few quick wikilnked suggestions of where to go next, and not transport info. All transport info should go into the Get in section. You should change that Eindhoven please. Cheers. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by [[User:--Burmesedays 20:57, 2 August 2011 (EDT)|--Burmesedays 20:57, 2 August 2011 (EDT)]] ([[User_talk:--Burmesedays 20:57, 2 August 2011 (EDT)|talk]] • [[Special:Contributions/--Burmesedays 20:57, 2 August 2011 (EDT)|contribs]])

Well, hello, mystery guest. Unfortunately, I didnt know that before and information is so ample that it's quite hard to read up. I don't really feel I "should" do anything, frankly I don't see why transport info can /not/ be there, especially to the extend that it isn't in "get in". Travel info to minor destinations around (like Helmond, for Eindhoven) doesn't really belong in get in either, I guess, so I don't see how it hurts. If I were a traveler, I would like to have an idea of how far Amsterdam is (since the Netherlands is small, it's actually doable even as a daytrip). And I feel that /if/ you link to minor destinations, like Helmond, it doesn't hurt to say which bus line runs. However, feel free to move the information to get in if you find it important. Justme 16:35, 2 August 2011 (EDT)
That was me. It is a long established policy at WT that Get in contains transport information and Get out is for the purpose I explained above. That's the case whether it is a big city, small city, huge country, small country etc. --Burmesedays 20:57, 2 August 2011 (EDT)
Ah, you :-) Well, I did move the train info to get in, as well as the express bus lines. I left travel info with regards to travel times, bus lines and cost for the local/regional destinations though, as star article Hilversum lists such info as well. Just links to these places (which so far have no information) seems hardly helpful for travelers. Quite frankly, I do wonder about this whole concept for "get out", as most articles now list surrounding villages as suggestions on where to go next. For Eindhoven and Hilversum alike, I would say major places like Maastricht, Amsterdam or Zaandam make a lot more sense for travelers in the Netherlands. These small places are of little interest and the major ones aren't that far away. But well, if that's the policy, I'll let it rest for now.Cheers. Justme 07:23, 3 August 2011 (EDT)