Difference between revisions of "User talk:LtPowers"
Revision as of 00:26, 7 January 2009
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That's the standard welcome; you might also want to check out Wikitravel:Welcome, Wikipedians (if you haven't already), which highlights Wikitravel's idiosyncrasies. Thanks much for the comments (and especially the map!) at Talk:New York (state)#Regions again—sorry I missed your comment earlier, I've now responded. --Peter Talk 20:04, 26 May 2008 (EDT)
Reducing lists to 9
With regards to removing Penn Yan, I thought you might be interested in this discussion, where the consensus was to allow longer lists if the article hasn't actually been subdivided yet. Not that you were in error—like you said, that didn't even have an article yet. --Peter Talk 04:40, 6 June 2008 (EDT)
I guess it works for that subsection, but I don't like the listing of other guides (my objection was not based on their being secondary or worse) as they are specifically listed under things not to link to. I agree that this article might be a special case, but I fear it might start the slippery slope. If Fodor's guide to say, Napa Valley (or any number of other complex destinations where it's probably true), is better than ours, should we link to that, too? OldPine 13:11, 15 June 2008 (EDT)
Hey, I nominated you for sysop status, please leave a comment indicating whether you are willing to accept! There are no requirements whatsoever, save logging in something like every 3 months. Feel free to mull it over too—we'll leave the nomination up at least 14 days anyway. --Peter Talk 17:53, 16 August 2008 (EDT)
I just changed your status on Wikitravel from nothing to "sysop" per the nomination. Congrats and thanks for taking on the extra responsibility. If you have any questions, as always, feel free to ask. -- Sapphire • (Talk) • 09:28, 1 September 2008 (EDT)
I few of us really like your Florida map with the cities and points of interest, and would like to use it on the main Florida page. One comment though was that some think the Southwest Florida area is a little empty, can you consider adding Fort Myers to that map, then it would be perfect for the main page. Thank you in advance.Jtesla16 10:13, 6 September 2008 (EDT)
I noticed Gamweb has complained about you deleting things in the past, and him and I are getting into much the same argument. My opinion is that he is dumping information from wikipedia and the yellowpages here. Some of our argument points are Lakeland#Eat, Ormond_Beach#Cope, and Florida#Learn. I think this information is not useful to a traveler and does not belong here, and therefore have been removing it. Am I out of line here?Jtesla16 11:35, 7 September 2008 (EDT)
Star nomination for Walt Disney World
Hi there! As you've probably already seen, we've all made nice progress on the Walt Disney World article, and I even nominated it for Star status. Unfortunately, the discussion has been rather negative, and I've reached a point where I can no longer comprehend what is expected of a Star article. I also noticed that the discussion is dominated by no more than three other users. Since you are a docent can you add your thoughts? I'm sure it would help a lot. Thanks!
User:Jonathan_784 9/16/08 10:40 PM CDT
Just added a new infobox to the article about a new resort opening in 2009. User:Jonathan_784 9/23/08 6:30 PM CDT
I have just re-started the Star nomination discussion. Jonathan 784 10:28, 18 October 2008 (EDT)
Walt Disney World redirect problem
HI! There seems to be a problem with the redirect of the Walt Disney World article. See for yourself:
Can you figure out what's wrong? Jonathan 784 20:40, 30 September 2008 (EDT)
What would you say about adding this image to the Get out section? http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/de/Buzz_Lightyear_at_the_Kennedy_Space_Center.jpg After all, the phrase "To Orlando ... and beyond" comes from Buzz Lightyear's catchphrase. Furthermore, this NASA-created image, created for a public awareness campaign, is not copyrighted. Jonathan 784 12:58, 13 October 2008 (EDT)
New changes to Walt Disney World
An anonymous user just made 4 alterations to the article - please check them for accuracy. Also, did you know that I added more to the Star discussion? Jonathan 784 11:44, 22 October 2008 (EDT)
Thanks for your contributions!
Just an FYI, the blocking policy has been relaxed somewhat over time - if a user is moving pages, abusing others, or being a persistent nuisance then a short block seems to be OK. As an example, there's a guy who logs on from Canada on a weekly basis and changes pages for a few hours unless someone puts a block on the IP, so blocking isn't ENTIRELY bad. But it's generally only used to stop someone who is being a persistent problem, so if the user goes away there's no need to use a block unless they come back. I'm sure there are talk pages where this has been worked out, but that seems to be the current consensus. -- Ryan • (talk) • 22:18, 12 November 2008 (EST)
Could you check Talk:Edmonton and Talk:Edmonton/Central for me, I would love your feedback (and anyone else who is lookin) on the sections at the bottom. Keep Smiling, edmontonenthusiast [ee] .T.A.L.K. 20:34, 23 November 2008 (EST).
Hey LT, I was wondering if youd be interested in checking out the Edmonton page as I uploaded a new skyline photo. I don't know if it is any good, I used some effects on it and I would love your input. edmontonenthusiast [ee] .T.A.L.K. 18:14, 28 November 2008 (EST).
Hi. Just wanting to see advice on what's going on over the vfd on this article...
It has been nominated for understandable reasons. However, the page creator has rebutted this and is removing the vfd tag from the page concerned. I've tried explaining that there is policy governing deletion nominations.
Just want to make sure am not being too heavy handed. I'm going to step back from it now as I don't want to get into a major argument, and I feel it may be best for an admin(s) to make some sort of decision, give advice, etc.
Thanks, Nrms 10:30, 16 December 2008 (EST)
Hi Lt! I just wanted to give you a Merry Christmas and I hope your day is good. I really do want to thank you for the support, opinions, and helping me find the rules on the site. All the best to you in the New Year. Happy holidays, edmontonenthusiast [ee] .T.A.L.K. 12:41, 25 December 2008 (EST).
Hi there! Merry Christmas and stuff! Glad to see you are plunging forward with the routeboxes! When you upload a new icon, please do us the favor of adding it to the list page at Wikitravel:Route icons so that others can locate it easily. I went ahead and added the two images you just uploaded to it, so don't worry about that. Also I just noticed on your Shared gallery page what great mapwork you are doing. Super spiffy! Keep it up! Texugo 13:52, 25 December 2008 (EST)
Hi, I know that you ment well, but the page I created on Ripley, was about a small town in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada. In other words, not England. I'm new, but I'll try and figure out how to change it back, or change it to "Ripley (Canada)". If it isn't changed when you see it next, change it for me please? Thanks. Ripley 23:09, 31 December 2008 (EST)
Most recent Walt Disney World edit
Hi! Just adjusted the article because some of the URL's were broken and redirected to the main page of the official WDW website. You might be interested in my addition to the Buy section. :) Jonathan 784 23:56, 5 January 2009 (EST)