User talk:(WT-en) Mr. man

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Stop and think[edit]

I have no idea what your motivation is for being here, but any user whose first action is to nominate themselves for administratioon privileges does not inspire confidence. Please stop, read and learn something about Wikivoyage before making any more edits. Most of what you have done so far makes little sense. Thanks.--(WT-en) Burmesedays 08:32, 2 February 2010 (EST)


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Thanks --(WT-en) Stefan (sertmann) talk 13:45, 2 February 2010 (EST)


Stop, stop, stop! we do not use categories like this on Wikivoyage, so please don't! --(WT-en) Stefan (sertmann) talk 13:47, 2 February 2010 (EST)

Elaborate please[edit]

Hi. A listing of the name of a shop and its address does not help much. What does it sell? Why should we visit it? Thanks (WT-en) Shep 16:16, 21 February 2010 (EST)



The wikivoyage community discussion about your newly added category I like soccer was to delete it. I deleted today the template and please don't use it anymore. Thank you for your understanding and best regards, (WT-en) jan 07:15, 25 February 2010 (EST)


You moved Romania to România? You got to be joking? We use the most common English names for countries like these, not the local names. --(WT-en) globe-trotter 15:08, 29 March 2010 (EDT)

OK, good :) Cities and regions that have no common English equivalent can have the local name. --(WT-en) globe-trotter 15:19, 29 March 2010 (EDT)


Hi. Your talk pages seem to be attracting lots of criticism and I am afraid I have to add to it. Pleased to see that you have started an article on Wa: I was there 25 years ago!! But your contribution is lifted word for word from Wikipedia. Wikivoyage cannot be just a recycling of Wikipedia.(WT-en) Shep 15:40, 29 March 2010 (EDT)


Have you really got nothing better to do than moving existing articles to new names with diacritics? A complete waste of time. Are you also correcting all of the articles that link to these to avoid re-directs?--(WT-en) Burmesedays 05:59, 30 March 2010 (EDT)

For example, you moved Botoșani to Botoşani. You should also change the pages that link to Botoșani in order to avoid unnecessary redirects. As I said, all a bit of a waste of time really. --(WT-en) Burmesedays 06:08, 30 March 2010 (EDT)
And when you create a new article with a name using accents or diacritics you MUST create the simple English version as a re-direct. Eg: Osnabrück (county) should have a re-direct from Osnabruck (county) (I have done that now). Thanks. --(WT-en) Burmesedays 12:13, 31 March 2010 (EDT)
"The Romanian Academy standard mandates the comma-below variants for the sounds ʃ and t͡s", [1] - So why are you moving Botoșani to Botoşani again when the former is the correct one according to official standards? --(WT-en) Stefan (sertmann) talk 14:16, 31 March 2010 (EDT)
The correct diacrtics are ş, ţ no with sedil. (WT-en) Mister(talk|contribs) 14:24, 31 March 2010 (EDT)
So you decide what is correct and not the Romanian Language Academy? really? Hmmmm, I always thought Romania was a fairly civilized country, but hey, you live and learn. --(WT-en) Stefan (sertmann) talk 14:38, 31 March 2010 (EDT)
Is very civilized, for diacritics see ro.wp. (WT-en) Mister(talk|contribs) 15:03, 31 March 2010 (EDT)
"Starting with Unicode 5.2, the next version of the Unicode Standard to be released in September-October 2009, Unicode plans to recommend only the comma-using characters, U+0218..021B to be used for Romania" Also you might want to take a look at this chart which clearly lables cedilia as incorrect.
"Termenul folosit în Unicode pentru descrierea acestei litere este „litera S cu virgulă dedesubt”. Lucrările româneşti, atît vechi cît şi recente, dau acestui semn diacritic denumirea de sedilă, dar în anul 2003 un consiliu ştiinţific al Institutului de Lingvistică al Academiei Române a stabilit că semnul corect este virgula, nu sedila. Acest semn diacritic se foloseşte exclusiv în limba română. Totuşi, pentru că multe sisteme nu pot afişa corect litera S cu virgulă, ea se înlocuieşte adesea cu litera S cu sedilă, Ş, ca în acest articol. Litera S cu sedilă este de fapt proprie unor limbi precum turca." [2]
It's not that I don't know Cedelia's are in widespread usage, it's just that I find it annoying that you are starting to make mass moves of perfectly fine articles names, without discussing it first, when there is no clear cut standard. I know discussing is hard when your English understanding is so poor, but maybe that should hint that your efforts are better spend on Romanian wikivoyage, than here. --(WT-en) Stefan (sertmann) talk 17:14, 31 March 2010 (EDT)
You don't understand this? is correct with virgulă no with sedilă if you speake romania (WT-en) Mister(talk|contribs) 06:58, 1 April 2010 (EDT)
Good thing there is an English Wikipedia page telling me that "is why almost all Romanian texts still use S-cedilla (or even S), despite the recommendation to migrate from cedilla to comma."
I also find your translational weird since "nu" means no/not/never and "sedila" means cedelia, that seems to hint that it is translated "not/never cedelia", I also find it strange that Google translate translates the sentence into "in 2003 a scientific council of the Institute of Linguistics of the Romanian Academy has determined that correct sign is a comma, not cedilla"
Again, this is not about academics, I know ş is most commonly used, but WHY are you moving all these articles without discussing it first? --(WT-en) Stefan (sertmann) talk 07:36, 1 April 2010 (EDT)

Google Translate is not the best translator... but, how you say...(WT-en) Mister(talk|contribs) 07:48, 1 April 2010 (EDT)

I know, but I still think you're full of it. --(WT-en) Stefan (sertmann) talk 08:05, 1 April 2010 (EDT)

Talk pages[edit]

Please stop creating talk pages just for the sake of it. Talk pages appear when there is something to discuss. Again, you are wasting time and effort.--(WT-en) Burmesedays 07:12, 1 April 2010 (EDT)