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Again, welcome! — justin(r)leung (t...) | c=› } 02:16, 2 March 2017 (UTC)

open the kimono[edit]

You didn't create a discussion so I have removed this. You have to click the + plus sign on the RFV tag, and post there. Equinox 20:09, 10 March 2017 (UTC)


When you make edits like this, please be sure to keep the interwiki links at the bottom. Thanks! —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 22:32, 18 March 2017 (UTC)

Please be more careful[edit]

You added sceaphyrde to Category:ang:Even-toed ungulates, but how on earth is a person herding sheep an ungulate? Likewise, hris is not a kind of tree. You need to be more careful about the categories you add. —CodeCat 21:57, 6 April 2017 (UTC)

According to Wiktionary:Categorization, "the names of topical categories denote what the terms are about, not what they are." Shepherds are not ungulates, but they are related to ungulates. I can understand hris, though because other plants have twigs.--Simplificationalizer (talk) 22:01, 6 April 2017 (UTC)
That's definitely not true, though. Many categories are for a particular type of thing, and the description of the category often makes that clear. Perhaps what the sentence means is that they are for the referents rather than the words. If in doubt, assume a category is for a kind of thing, but if you want to be sure, check if it's in Category:List of sets. Keep in mind that categories are still being added to that, so what should be a set-type category may not yet be marked as one. —CodeCat 22:03, 6 April 2017 (UTC)
Looking at a set like Category:en:Horses, there are entries like behind the bit, neigh, and dressage, terms related to horses, but not horses.--Simplificationalizer (talk) 22:07, 6 April 2017 (UTC)
Then those entries are misplaced. Category:en:Equestrianism seems like the right place. —CodeCat 22:11, 6 April 2017 (UTC)
For dressage, sure. But what about neigh?--Simplificationalizer (talk) 00:03, 7 April 2017 (UTC)

all your base are belong to us[edit]

Connel wasn't giving particularly good advice, even for a decade ago... RFV is used when you doubt a word's existence, at least in durably archived media. This does seem to be pretty clearly attested, so there's no reason to send it to RFV. (There's also no reason besides elitism that I can see for saying it doesn't belong in a dictionary.) —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 22:03, 11 May 2017 (UTC)

Categories for Chinese entries[edit]

Hi, please use {{zh-cat}} instead of HotCat for categorizing Chinese entries. Thanks! — justin(r)leung (t...) | c=› } 00:48, 12 June 2017 (UTC)

inflections of target#Verb[edit]

Hi and thank you for your past contributions. Some time ago there was a discussion on targetting being a misspelling, and I thought you, honorable contributor, may have a suggestion on how to formulate the inflections of target#Verb, as they are currently giving alternatives for actual wrong spellings. Cœur (talk) 07:34, 6 August 2017 (UTC)

I don't see either of them as wrong. I just see them as variants. It follows a rule of variation. Targeting is more common, though. This is my general outlook on spelling and pronunciation variation.--Simplificationalizer (talk) 16:40, 14 October 2017 (UTC)

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Alternative forms[edit]

An alternative form should still be in use today. If it's archaic or obsolete use {{obsolete form of}}. DTLHS (talk) 22:42, 24 April 2018 (UTC)

Category:Spanish 3-syllable words[edit]

Hey. Thanks for the interest you have in Spanish entries. Wouldn't to be easier to do things like Category:Spanish 3-syllable words with a bot? I'm sure DTLHS (talkcontribs) can make something - he's a freaking genius. --Genecioso (talk) 20:53, 23 May 2018 (UTC)