User talk:Midas02

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Welcome to Wikidata, Midas02!

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If you have any questions, please ask me on my talk page. If you want to try out editing, you can use the sandbox to try. Once again, welcome, and I hope you quickly feel comfortable here, and become an active editor for Wikidata.

Best regards! Littledogboy (talk) 13:34, 14 July 2013 (UTC)

Bonnie and Clyde issue - links to redirect pages[edit]

This was discussed in Wikidata:Requests_for_comment/A_need_for_a_resolution_regarding_article_moves_and_redirects#Clarification. I'm afraid I don't know when this will be implemented.

There is a work round which you can do now:

  • Create an article on wikipedia with the right title.
  • Add a link to this page from the Wikidata page
  • Convert it to a redirect.

This will leave you with a Wikidata link to a redirect page.

Hope this helps. Filceolaire (talk) 15:46, 10 July 2013 (UTC)

Deletion request[edit]

Hi Midas02! I have replied to your deletion request here. I'm unsure on a couple of points and would appreciate your response, thanks. Delsion23 (talk) 18:14, 11 July 2013 (UTC)

Blanking of statements[edit]

I've reverted your deletion of statements, since I couldn't find any rational for it. Please be careful, Andreasm háblame / just talk to me 00:35, 14 July 2013 (UTC)

Hola. When you look at the history of the item carefully, you'll noticed that the statements where made in English only, whilst the item doesn't have an en: link attached to it. As such I couldn't guarantee they were correct, and preferred to remove them. I'm working under the assumption that bots will import the correct statements again from the other languages that are linked to the item. Rgds.
"statements where made in English only" – nonsense, all statements on Wikidata are multilingual, basically. Thread carefully! Littledogboy (talk) 19:44, 16 July 2013 (UTC)

Disambiguations[edit]

This is not how we do disambiguations Midas02. Littledogboy (talk) 13:27, 14 July 2013 (UTC)

Dobry den. I am aware, but I didn't change much other than merging two items about the same disambiguation. And to be honest, I believe the result is quite neat and unambiguous. Now, I'm always open to constructive feedback, but you're not exactly offering a solution as well. What would you do? Break up the item completely into individual items? Wouldn't you admit that the current situation is a much better solution?--Midas02 (talk) 21:30, 14 July 2013 (UTC)
Trust me, this is a dynamic project and you can discuss any issue on one of our discussion pages. Littledogboy (talk) 19:41, 16 July 2013 (UTC)
Also, please do not remove sitelinks without adding them to another item. Littledogboy (talk) 13:44, 14 July 2013 (UTC)
I've removed the IW links from that article manually, so that a robot wouldn't add it again. Isn't that enough?--Midas02 (talk) 21:30, 14 July 2013 (UTC)
No, must find a new match or create a new item.
This or this is not the way we do labels. I will have to ask you to stop editing Wikidata – you must take a look at how we do things, first. Take a look at our help pages. Don't take it bad, but please stop editing for now. Regards, Littledogboy (talk) 13:33, 14 July 2013 (UTC)
Correct, I needed to have a look. I was merely trying to prevent users from adding the wrong links again. Also, correct me if I'm wrong, I believe it's mostly bots who correct the labels automatically so we don't have to do it, right?--Midas02 (talk) 21:30, 14 July 2013 (UTC)
Use description instead. Best, Littledogboy (talk) 19:41, 16 July 2013 (UTC)

Babel[edit]

Babel lets you view and edit more than one language on Wikidata. Just add e.g. {{#babel:de-N|en-3|sk-1|fr-2|cs-3|it-4|da-0}} to your user page. Best, Littledogboy (talk) 00:21, 4 September 2013 (UTC)

Thanks, but is there any way to make those label boxes collaps as I find they're in the way more than anything else?Midas02 (talk) 03:50, 21 September 2013 (UTC)