User talk:BLurpty

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Oh yeah, I didn't give you a proper welcome because I thought you were this one guy who abuses multiple accounts. Ultimateria (talk) 17:03, 25 July 2012 (UTC)


The parameter "pl=-" in {{es-noun}} puts entries in Category:Spanish terms needing attention. Just use a hyphen instead. Ultimateria (talk) 15:11, 17 July 2012 (UTC)

  • Can you give me an example please
    • [1] Ultimateria (talk) 15:13, 17 July 2012 (UTC)
      • Right. Why are you telling me this? --BLurpty (talk) 15:18, 17 July 2012 (UTC)
        • Because there were a lot of entries in that category that shouldn't have been. And it's easier for me if you change your formatting so I don't have to change your entries. Ultimateria (talk) 16:49, 17 July 2012 (UTC)


I can mentor you. I checked your contributions and in general they are pretty good. The first two things that I recommend that you do are:

  • Create a user page with a {{Babel}} template, so we can know what languages you speak.
    Done--BLurpty (talk) 20:18, 24 July 2012 (UTC)
  • On your preferences, under the Watchlist tab, check the box that says “Add pages and files I edit to my watchlist.” This way if you commit a mistake and someone fixes it, it will appear in your watchlist.

Ungoliant (Falai) 18:11, 24 July 2012 (UTC)

  • Done. Thanks very much, mentor! --BLurpty (talk) 20:18, 24 July 2012 (UTC)
  • Great! From now on I’ll be checking you contributions every now and then; if I find you are committing a mistake or could improve I’ll send you a message. Feel free to ask me anything on my talk page. — Ungoliant (Falai) 00:40, 25 July 2012 (UTC)
    It is only a matter of time before I make a major screwup, I guess. Please be nice to me when that happens --BLurpty (talk) 12:42, 25 July 2012 (UTC)


Here is the feedback for your recent edits (from 09:44, 25 July 2012 to 10:33, 25 July 2012):

[2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11]

The explanation of each is in the edit summary. Some mistakes you committed on the first edits but eventually got it right.

  • There is no need to link manually to the language heading ([[estallido#Spanish|estallido]]) in templates which have a lang=es parameter.
  • Some nouns have feminine forms, which you can add with a f= parameter.
  • {{es-verb}} must have two parameters: the root and the stem ({{es-verb|defas|ar}}). Otherwise it is added to Category:Spanish terms needing attention.
  • sastra: Shouldn’t that be sastre? If it should, add {{delete}} to the entry.
  • sastra should have a {{feminine of}} definition, and the headline a m= parameter.

Ungoliant (Falai) 16:46, 25 July 2012 (UTC)

I'd like to add one little thing: when you create a Spanish verb and you're confident that the conjugation table is correct, you should add it to User:BuchmeierBot/FeedMe so the bot can create the verb forms. However, it doesn't work for reflexive verbs. Ultimateria (talk) 16:57, 25 July 2012 (UTC)
That's great stuff. All useful ideas. As for the incorrect plurals, I see no difference between yours and mine, and mine were created using WT:ACCEL, which is quick. Does it matter if I do them the ACCEL way? Thanks for the conjugation links, I'll remember about them. --BLurpty (talk) 18:16, 28 July 2012 (UTC)
There wasn’t any incorrect plural, just lack of the feminine form in some entries. — Ungoliant (Falai) 18:23, 28 July 2012 (UTC)