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Thanks[edit]

I appreciate your comments encouraging me. I am pacing myself and I know how to take breaks so I should avoid burn out. LarryQ 13:55, 7 June 2006 (UTC)

Spelling in Colonial America[edit]

Hey, no problem. I'm just doing some spell checking on articles I come across, sometimes even hitting the random article link to see what comes up. --Pigman (talk • contribs) 02:48, 21 November 2006 (UTC)

Number of British Colonies[edit]

Not that it matters, but there were actually 31 British colonies at the time.

I counted the ones listed in the British North America article, for 1775, and I only got to 20. Where the other 11 not mainland North America, or do we need to update the BNA article with the additional colonies? Bo 01:33, 23 November 2006 (UTC)

Still Around?[edit]

Bo, you still around? You have not edited in a while. I appreciate the support and encouragement you gave me when I started here. I hope I can be equally supportive now. Anything I can help you with to help you regain some wikizeal? LarryQ 21:56, 6 January 2007 (UTC)

Re:your email[edit]

Thanks for the email. Glad I could help.

RepublicUK will probably start an AfD on the article soon, so keep an eye on the article and don't forget to participate in the deletion discussion! Also, remember that AfD is not a vote; no matter how many show up in support, concrete references from independent sources will be needed to keep the article from being deleted. So you may want to be prepared for that. Good luck, and if there's anything you need help with, let me know. Kafziel Talk 19:15, 22 February 2007 (UTC)

RepublicUK[edit]

I have attempted to engage them but they have discourteously deleted my comments and then replied with uncivil sentiments. --Couter-revolutionary 14:12, 24 February 2007 (UTC) I'm just suggesting: Don't let the delete on 'his' user page get you flustered.

If the point you raise is valid, and well worded, raising it on the talk/discussion page will do the trick. And his "I'm with the Republic UK" claim would give the administrators 'proof' of anti Realm bias. (They'll still find it if they look at his history, but now its gone from his user page, which might be all they would look at when the AfD 'vote' is tallied.) Bo 14:32, 24 February 2007 (UTC)

Constitutional Monarchy[edit]

Sorry, I am new to all this, and thought you were the source of the bogus "and Lukis Monsterious" link, which I found still present after your edit, and deleted.Sheldon Novick 16:49, 22 March 2007 (UTC)

Be careful about associating names with the 'vandal' word. Vandalism is a justification for blocks. I too had removed the 'and Lukis' stuff. Using 'diff' helps you see who did what when. (I actually RVV'd it twice for that same 'bogus link').

Proposed Micronation Wikiproject[edit]

I've published a proposal to gauge the level of interest in setting up a micronation Wikiproject, which I thought might be of interest to you based on your past contributions. Comments and suggestions are welcome: Wikipedia:WikiProject_Council/Proposals#Micronations --Gene_poole 02:22, 29 May 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for your interest. The project proposal above has been successful, so I would like to invite you to add your name to the new project page: Wikipedia:WikiProject_Micronations. --Gene_poole 00:21, 31 May 2007 (UTC)
You don't have to "do" anything if you don't want to. Wikiprojects are merely opportunities for those with shared interests to marshall their resources in order to improve the standards of a group of articles. Anyone can add to the list of tasks, take on any of the open tasks, or participate in any discussions as and when it suits them, here: Wikipedia:WikiProject_Micronations. --Gene_poole 06:05, 8 June 2007 (UTC)


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    • It doesn't seem to have harmed the article much, and I'm frankly becoming disillusioned with the whole wikipedia mess. 'Speedy Deleting' an image that was up for a LONG time makes little sense to me - and 'blasting away' an image that I might not be able to reproduce (even if I wanted to) with out waiting to see if I would re-release under an 'acceptable' license makes even less - especially when the license was 'acceptable' when first I posted the image.


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Precision bombing[edit]

No problem. The voice of the article was admittingly a bit unusual so I suspected a copy-and-paste, so I searched a sentence and found the source. It seems sufficiently neutral, and my knowledge on the subject is slim, so I thought it'd be sufficient just to cite the article: it is indeed a major improvement from before, from what I read in the previous revisions. The real pains were finding the right attribution templates, and figuring out what the Chinese word for building implosion would be so that I can fix the interwiki link that somehow landed on this article. ;-) Kelvinc (talk) 06:31, 26 February 2008 (UTC)

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modifying other users' comments[edit]

Please don't break up comments in talk pages to reply point-by-point. In general, comments in talk pages should be regarded as sacrosanct; it's not ok to edit other peoples' comments as a general rule. I would much have preferred if you would not have broken up my comment into little pieces here: [3] and I'd like to request you not to do that again with my comments. Thanks. Tb (talk) 21:23, 21 April 2009 (UTC)

Thanks for trying to work collaboratively[edit]

I appreciate your taking the time to work on User:JamesMLane/Robinson sandbox, but there's really no point in continuing. My idea was that all of us would collaborate to create the RfC with a fair and concise statement of each position, and that only after that language was in place would the RfC be posted. Instead, however, Banjeboi disdained participating in that process and posted the RfC unilaterally. A few people responded before I could even present my side.

The RfC is now in full swing. Banjeboi's action has rendered the sandbox page a dead letter. I personally don't intend to work on it any more, despite the time I already invested in it. JamesMLane t c 11:56, 28 April 2009 (UTC)

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Mission partner status?[edit]

Hi Bo. I saw this edit you made to the ACNA article, but it's missing context. You mention "mission partner status" without explaining what "mission partner status" is and why it needs to be mentioned in the article. You may know what this means, but most Wikipedia readers will not. Please add some context. Ltwin (talk) 05:39, 20 May 2010 (UTC)

  • It means, among other things that their Bishops won't be part of the college of Bishops, (they'll avoid the 'dual citizenship issue, by remaining under Rwanda, not ++Duncan). Should I add a paragraph in 'structure' to cover 'Mission Partners' to explain it, or try to work in the 'explanation' in line with the addition?
Hmm. That's tough. IMO, it would depend on how much information about mission partners there are. If there's alot (Are there more institutions that have mission partner status with ACNA or is AMiA the only one?) it may need to be given more attention in the structure section. Don't the CandC's mention mission partners? I think it did but I'm not sure. This is interesting to me. Where did you get this info? Does this mean that AMiA will not be a "diocese, cluster, or network" of ACNA? We may need to talk about it in the structure section, but I think for now just mentioning it at the addition will be fine. Also, I'll copy this discussion on the ACNA talk page. Thanks for the reply. Ltwin (talk) 00:16, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
    • Sourced from Episcopal Life, Virtue Online and Stand Firm, a communique from AMiA Bishop and a 'letter' from ++Duncan. Yes, it means that'll not be a 'diocese, cluster, or network' (they hold a 'nine diocese count' in the college of Bishops at present). Yes the C&C mentions them (Mission Partners). The other 'mission partners' at present as I understand it are Seminaries that aren't ACNA only (Nashota House and VTS, I think).
So if I understand you, the nine dioceses currently of AMiA will not be represented in the College of Bishops and this takes effect in June. How do you think the AMiA's holding out of full membership will effect ACNA? The Episcopal Life, Virtue Online and StandFirm articles should be online. Do you know the specific links to those pages? We'll need sources. Is the AMiA communique and letter from Duncan online by chance? Thanks again for the info.Ltwin (talk) 03:27, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
The 'nine count' is via a 'network' rather than as nine dioceses (I think), and the status of the bishops at the Boston meeting is apparently that they'll be in the college until their change of relationship is approved by the college.

Episcopal life spins as 'the beginning of the death' of ACNA (of course), SF takes it as 'the Rwandan Connection' is firm (No questions about being in the communion as a Bishop in the HoB of Rwanda), and Rwanda the 'friends on the same journey' is probably a 'good thing', Virtue had just the 'news' bit when I was there. The only one I book marked was Stand Firm (unlike the other two, SF seems to have a wide range of opinions represented). I haven't seen Duncan's letter except in 'excerpts' by the 'spin masters' at Episcopal life...

http://www.standfirminfaith.com/?/sf/page/26099

Nothing on the ACNA's site right now, but the AMiA's site has the Communiqué. I suppose we should go ahead at write about mission partners in the structure section. Later, like after the AMiA's status officially changes, we'll need to explain this in the history section. But that'll probably need to wait until this actually takes affect. Also, the AMiA's page will need updating. Ltwin (talk) 04:31, 21 May 2010 (UTC)

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