User talk:TheTrolleyPole

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Hi there. Actually, that was User:Ikan Kekek who made that change here. All I did was add the geo coordinates. Texugo (talk) 22:06, 5 December 2013 (UTC)

Incidentally, though, it's probably better to change it to "small park", as many of us may not understand "parkette". I wouldn't know what was meant either. Texugo (talk) 22:08, 5 December 2013 (UTC)

Grayed-out maps[edit]

For some reason, the WikiVoyage map feature does not display streets for some parts of Toronto. Click on the orange box for a demo. Part of the city is grayed out. Does anyone know of a fix for this problem?

Thanks TheTrolleyPole (talk) 20:41, 7 December 2015 (UTC)

  • 1 Sun Star Chinese Cuisine, 636 Finch Ave E, North York (39 bus from Finch Station to bus stop named: 636 Finch Ave E.), +1 416-229-0866. Cantonese cuisine. $60 for 4 persons including tax & tip.


Try asking this question in the Pub or at Wikivoyage talk:Dynamic maps Expedition, where it will get more attention. Never mind, looks like you just did! It looks to me like missing data in the Mediawiki maps implementation. -- Ryan • (talk) • 21:07, 7 December 2015 (UTC)

An award for you![edit]

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Thanks again for all of your work on Toronto and its districts. -- Ryan • (talk) • 22:37, 10 January 2016 (UTC)

Toronto edits[edit]

Thanks for all of your excellent updates to Toronto lately! -- Ryan • (talk) • 03:30, 7 December 2015 (UTC)

Hi there, thanks for all the work you've been doing updating Toronto and its districts and adding maps. More of those districts are starting to look good! -Shaundd (talk) 03:48, 10 December 2015 (UTC)

Toronto/Yorkville and the Annex[edit]

By adding a University of Toronto section, I have effectively doubled the number of items in the See section. Is this OK from an editorial point of view? I have documented most of the cute, older buildings within the central campus with most detail coming from Wikipedia. I have yet to do any entries about Victoria University or St. Michael's College east of Queen's Park which have more cute buildings, though these appear to be in 2 tight clusters. TheTrolleyPole (talk) 03:29, 30 December 2015 (UTC)

Dividing long lists with sub-headings is encouraged, so it looks like you've done the right thing. -- Ryan • (talk) • 04:21, 30 December 2015 (UTC)

Delete article Toronto/Yonge Street[edit]

I feel that the article for Toronto/Yonge Street is a lost cause and recommend deleting it. I documented the reasons on the article's discussion page.

TheTrolleyPole (talk) 22:26, 4 January 2016 (UTC)

I have added a pub topic Wikivoyage:Travellers'_pub#Redirect_from_Wikipedia for a redirect problem I am having.TheTrolleyPole (talk) 00:27, 6 January 2016 (UTC)

Replacing prices & hours[edit]

Particularly for popular destinations like the CN Tower I don't think it's a good idea to remove the hours and price info. Yes, that information may get out of date, but a reader shouldn't have to go to another website to find out if entrance fees are around $1, $10, $20, or if a destination is closed on a certain day of the week, etc. Wikivoyage:Listings suggests including that information within the listing. When I'm using Wikivoyage articles I find the information useful, although I usually look at the "last edited" date for the listing to get a sense of how accurate I should expect the information to be. -- Ryan • (talk) • 02:53, 12 January 2016 (UTC)


Please also see: Talk:Toronto/Islands#Restoring_the_article

After I made the changes, I found that Toronto/Islands was once an article that was converted to a redirect. In hindsight, perhaps I should have consulted before converting it back to an article. However, putting all the new Toronto Islands details into Toronto/Harbourfront would really have been cumbersome. TheTrolleyPole (talk) 20:09, 18 January 2016 (UTC)

Mapframe with Chrome shows world map[edit]

Working around a Chrome browser problem: Wikivoyage:Travellers' pub#Mapframe with Chrome shows world map


Nice work on the Kitchener article! Ground Zero (talk) 22:38, 6 August 2019 (UTC)

Travellers' pub[edit]

ID_"(no element found)" is unknown to the system.

Updating rint template[edit]

WikiVoyage has a "rint" template, for example {{rint|amsterdam|5}} produces:  5 . However the template does not support tram line 6 in Amsterdam, which opened May 27, 2019 with rush-hour service only. I found the rint documentation. I have never updated a template, and don't know how to do it or whether I should do it. The question is: How can I update this template? Thanks. TheTrolleyPole (talk) 21:31, 31 December 2019 (UTC)

It looks easy enough. Just edit Template:Rail-interchange (not the documentation, but the actual template). Scroll down about 70-80 lines to where the options for Amsterdam are defined (or just search for "amsterdam"). To add support for tram line 6, you should just have to copy-paste one existing line of that code, and modify the new line of code to have the correct number (6), color, and name (which is shown when you hover your mouse over the icon).
If you're still uncomfortable updating it yourself, let me know what color it should use and what the name should be in order to match the existing entries, and I can put it in there. --Bigpeteb (talk) 22:59, 31 December 2019 (UTC)
Thanks. I updated both the template and its documentation. I don't know if the colour (  6  ) I selected was the most appropriate, but it was sufficiently different. TheTrolleyPole (talk) 00:43, 1 January 2020 (UTC)