Talk:card

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I think we are missing a sense: to card a lock is to pick the lock using a credit card, etc. slipped in to push the bolt. Might try citing it later, or someone else could. Equinox 23:39, 18 December 2010 (UTC)

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Carder ought to be cardar in my opinion. The Latin -are verbal ending becomes -ar, as it does with Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Asturian, Galician (etc.). Is the etymology from a dictionary? I'd like to see it with my own eyes. Mglovesfun (talk) 14:29, 26 April 2011 (UTC)

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card

  1. A list of scheduled events or of performers or contestants.
    What’s on the card for tonight?
  2. rfd-redundant (cricket) A tabular presentation of the key statistics of an innings or match: batsmen’s scores and how they were dismissed, extras, total score and bowling figures.
  3. rfd-redundant (horse racing) A listing of the runners and riders, together with colours and recent form, for all the races on a particular day at a particular racecourse.

The cricket and horse racing senses seem to me to be included in the first sense above. DCDuring TALK 02:19, 28 November 2010 (UTC)

I agree, they are covered already. Delete as redundant.--Dmol 03:32, 28 November 2010 (UTC)
I would keep them both - detailed information that is not available on Wikipedia. SemperBlotto 08:10, 28 November 2010 (UTC)
But in fairness, SB, we are not Wikipedia. Not sure of your logic here.--Dmol 08:37, 28 November 2010 (UTC)
I've always viewed Appendix space as a good home for marginally worthy information of a semi-encyclopedic type. I could imagine a multi-column listing of sport, alternative names, content for various types of sports data tables and references to WP and Commons links. It will seem so quaint to the younger generation of cell-phone-video sports-highlight recorders.
Also, we may need to extend the above sense or define a new sense to clarify the potential use of a card to record details of past events. For baseball, see box score and line score and w:Box score (baseball) and w:Baseball scorekeeping. DCDuring TALK 10:08, 28 November 2010 (UTC)
w:Cricket scoring has helpful links, including one to Notcher's News, but curiously not to w:Cricket statistics. (Apparently "notcher" is how obsessive cricket scorers refer to themselves. I don't know the corresponding term for baseball obsessives.) DCDuring TALK 10:30, 28 November 2010 (UTC)
3 seems redundant to 1, but I don't see how 2 is. AFAICT from its wording, 2 is a list of events that have occurred rather than a schedule of planned events.​—msh210 (talk) 15:20, 28 November 2010 (UTC)
Indeed, but in golf card has the same meaning (a record of all the hole scores). Mglovesfun (talk) 17:09, 28 November 2010 (UTC)
So we should keep and generalize 2 then, no?​—msh210 (talk) 16:08, 2 December 2010 (UTC)

deleted horse racing sense. kept cricket sense. -- Liliana 13:00, 11 October 2011 (UTC)