User talk:Pigsonthewing

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Talk to me, Andy Mabbett[edit]

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Need your help for RPG Geek ID Property Proposal[edit]

Hi Andy, I would like your help if possible to ask the creation of an Identifier for the database RPG Geek, a subset of Boardgame Geek. Here are the informations I already collected for this project :

  • Database for the property: RPG Geek (Q64848366)
  • Represents: RPG Geek (Q64848366)
  • Associated item: RPG Geek (Q64848366)
  • Data type: External identifier
  • Domain : tabletop role-playing games (Q1643932)
  • Source website for the property : https://rpggeek.com/
  • Allowed values : [1-9]\d{0,5}
  • Example : Call of Cthulhu (Q1027121) --> https://rpggeek.com/rpg/814
  • Formatter URL : https://rpggeek.com/rpg/$1

See also : BoardGameGeek designer ID (P3505), Luding game ID (P3528), BoardGameGeek game publisher ID (P6160)

Thanks for your help! Pmartinolli, 20190812  – The preceding unsigned comment was added by Pmartinolli (talk • contribs) at 21:01, 12 August 2019‎ (UTC).

Thank you Andy, I submitted on 20190819.  – The preceding unsigned comment was added by Pmartinolli (talk • contribs) at 13:17, 20 August 2019‎ (UTC).

Oxford University DAAO[edit]

It showed up here: Category:Wikipedia articles with faulty DAAO identifiers. Jay D. Easy (talk) 16:31, 23 April 2020 (UTC)

And yet if you'd clicked in the link you would have found it was to a valid page. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 16:36, 23 April 2020 (UTC)
Yep, you're right. My bad. Jay D. Easy (talk) 17:49, 23 April 2020 (UTC)

Wikicommons and Wikidata[edit]

Hi. I saw your tweet today and although I have done a bit of Wikishootme during the lockdown here, and then adding some of those Commons images to Wikidata, I wasn't sure what to do with these images of a WWII anti-aircraft predictor - an early analogue computer. Maybe we could collaborate on a Wikidata item or add them to articles? I saw it on an old and abandoned quarantine station in Wellington harbour. (See here for a little context.)

Quilt Phase (talk) 08:17, 11 May 2020 (UTC)

@Quilt Phase: Thank you. The corresponding article is en:Director (military) (note also the equivalent in four other languages). You can add one of your images there; and to the Wikidata item: Director (Q1047422) Do you need help? Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 11:24, 11 May 2020 (UTC)
@Pigsonthewing: Thank you! Have added to the en:Director (military) article and the Wikidata article. The Wikipedia article is USA-focused but the anti-aircraft section there handily refers to the fact the term "predictor" is used in other armies, so it seemed a good place. Feel free to check my workings. Quilt Phase (talk) 03:15, 12 May 2020 (UTC)