User talk:Lucas

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We hope you enjoy editing Wiktionary and being a Wiktionarian. User: PalkiaX50 talk to meh 17:36, 15 July 2012 (UTC)

Redirects[edit]

To reiterate, this is Wiktionary, not Wikipedia. We don't do bad caps/alt. caps redirects here. We also don't redirect from the mainspace to other namespaces. User: PalkiaX50 talk to meh 17:36, 15 July 2012 (UTC)

Oops. I totally created the redirects in good faith, in an effort to avoid a search results page when someone types any of the variations of “Appendix:Hawaiian Swadesh list” that I created. A query for those terms would automatically redirect to the page the searcher obviously sought. Nevertheless, if it is against policy, I would be happy to take them down. Lucas (talk) 17:51, 15 July 2012 (UTC)
Hehe, don't worry, at the very least, I won't block you for something like this. I already deleted those redirects too. User: PalkiaX50 talk to meh 17:58, 15 July 2012 (UTC)
Some extra advisory notes in light of the redirects you had made in the Appendix namespace: For all languages, we pick one spelling/name typically I guess the most standard or common (in English I guess) and use only that spelling/name for categories, entry headers, titles of appendices, etc. Valid alternate names of course CAN have mainspace entries, albeit they should only be quasi-redirects; that is, they should follow normal format but use {{alternative form of}} or {{alternative spelling of}} for the definition line, unless the alt. name is very different, then it should just have a link to main entry as def. line. User: PalkiaX50 talk to meh 18:06, 15 July 2012 (UTC)

Aloha[edit]

You've been here far longer than me, but I wanted to reach out and say hi.

I see you've made a lot of contributions to a lot of the wiki sites. User:Metaknowledge noticed you had made some helpful edits to the Hawaiian Swadesh list.

As you found out, Wiktionary has a lot of rules that are not always written out. We're trying to make it a more friendly place, though. I recently started a page for limited documented languages at WT:LDL.

One of the things we ask is that people create a Babel box on their user page. You will probably have a lot of languages, but here is a start:

{{Babel|en|haw-2|eo-3}}

The "en" with no number means "native speaker of en" (English). The 2 means an intermediate speaker of Hawaiian and the 3 is for Esperanto. (We still need the translations for the 3, 4 and 5 levels of Hawaiian.)

Feel free to ask any questions here or at one of the community forums (see "community portal" at left).

Me ke aloha. --BB12 (talk) 05:43, 28 August 2012 (UTC)

Username... use![edit]

Hello, how are you! I am... Lucas! ;) Yes, same as you. I am using this nick in almost all the wiki's projects, and I am also a sysop at it.wiki. I would like to use this nick here too, for a question of security and "recognizability". Considering that you used this account only a few time in many years would you be so nice to accept my request of username changing? Here below you can see the "technical" request with some explanations more. Thanks! ;) --Lucasita (talk) 02:25, 1 April 2013 (UTC)


Hello, Lucas. A request has been made at Wiktionary:Changing username to "take over" ("usurp" is the technical name), your username because you have not often used it to edit, and another user would like to use it to edit. Wiktionary:Changing username says that any unused username may be usurped if the user is given seven days' notice to object and does not do so.
If you have an e-mail address set in your preferences, you should be getting an e-mail from a bureaucrat or changing username clerk explaining how to consent or object to this process.
If you do not object to being renamed to a new username in order for another user to utilize the name you currently have, please log in and post a reply here saying so (you may also tell us what username you would like to be renamed to, or we will provide you with a generic one).
If you do nothing, the request will be filled after seven days, and your account will be moved to a generic username. You may request that it be moved to a new username of your choice at any time.
If you object to being renamed, please log in and make an edit to this page clearly stating that you object to usurpation.
Please note that even if your current username is usurped, you can still edit and your data will not be lost; your preferences, watchlist, and other user settings will be transferred to a new username.
Thank you for your time! :) --Lucasita (talk) 02:25, 1 April 2013 (UTC)
I object to being renamed.
Lucas (talk) 03:33, 2 April 2013 (UTC)