User talk:LilHelpa


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Nicolae Iorga[edit]

Hi. I want to thank you for this, but could I persuade you to change all citations to that new format? Changing just a random selection places a burden on the other editors to change the rest, and I frankly find that more tiresome than reverting your edit. Please see my point. Dahn (talk) 13:14, 29 June 2014 (UTC)

Sure, I'll do that. I probably ran out of time or got tired. Hey, someone's gotta do that tiresome stuff, right? :) --LilHelpa (talk) 16:06, 29 June 2014 (UTC)

Temperature in Kelvin[edit]

I noticed that you changed "K" to "°K" in this edit. I'd like to let you know that, unlike °C, the temperature unit Kelvin is never combined with a degrees sign. Also, in proper spoken language "degrees Kelvin" is not used. --JorisvS (talk) 18:32, 20 October 2014 (UTC)

Ah. Thanks for letting me know. I was uneasy about that one and had a feeling I should have left it alone. LilHelpa (talk) 18:35, 20 October 2014 (UTC)

It's to it is[edit]

I'm not sure where the manual of style on contractions, Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Abbreviations, states that we shouldn't use contractions in prose. Perhaps you could show me. Walter Görlitz (talk) 21:33, 21 December 2014 (UTC)

See MOS:ABBR from which I quote: "A contraction is an abbreviation of one or more words that has some or all of the middle letters removed but retains the first and final letters (e.g. Mr and aren't). Missing letters are replaced by an apostrophe in multiple-word contractions. Multiple-word contractions should not be used . . . " (italics mine) -LilHelpa (talk) 21:53, 21 December 2014 (UTC)

Fixing my systematic typo[edit]

WP:CITEVAR[edit]

Please read this, and don't do edits like this. Johnbod (talk) 03:08, 17 February 2016 (UTC)

(talk page stalker) @Johnbod: I've logged this at Phabricator. As a workaround, I've made an edit at Art of Mesopotamia that should stop this happening again. -- John of Reading (talk) 07:27, 17 February 2016 (UTC)
Thanks for the heads-up, @Johnbod: and thanks again, Sir John of Reading. --LilHelpa (talk) 12:14, 17 February 2016 (UTC)

16 July 2016 thank you[edit]

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16 July 2016

Thank you for copyediting, in 2010! --Gerda Arendt (talk) 12:23, 16 July 2016 (UTC)

Thank you for noticing! --LilHelpa (talk) 18:21, 16 July 2016 (UTC)

Tireless effort[edit]

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Thanks for your ongoing fixes to typos etc. across so many articles across the years. I have lost count of the times you have rectified minor errors to text I have adjusted or populated. You contribute tirelessly, and needless to say, I admire your ongoing efforts.Kieronoldham (talk) 00:13, 5 August 2016 (UTC)
My sincere thanks. I still love a barnstar! --LilHelpa (talk) 10:37, 5 August 2016 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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thanks for your help Csulaguy (talk) 02:33, 26 August 2016 (UTC)
Thanks! --LilHelpa (talk) 02:50, 26 August 2016 (UTC)
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Thank you for your help. I created one article newly at late night but still within some hours you have fixed typo error and spelling error. This shows the spirit of you in your job and this kind of service will help a lot for wikipedia to maintain it's standards in it's article.This also will reduce the burden of the article creators since they can concentrate more on collecting and adding information rather than typo erros and grammatical errors.Thanks for your great help!! Your guidance and service is needed for all my articles!!!JosephStalinUSSR (talk) 02:33, 26 August 2016 (UTC)

Your AWB vandalism[edit]

Your edit (diff) to Mirza Abu Taleb Khan suggests that you have not quite mastered AWB and/or wikipedia references. You amended references in the form <ref name="Note 1" group="Note"> to <ref name="Note 1 group=Note">, which royally buggers things up. If you compare the notes and references section of the article under your version, and the prior version, you'll see the effect. I hope that you have not been making a habit of doing this. Please be very much more careful in future. thanks --Tagishsimon (talk) 01:05, 22 November 2016 (UTC)

I see what you mean. Thanks for bringing this to my attention. I'm not sure I agree that it "royally buggers things up". I think it just buggers them up. Rest assured, I believe that this is the first time I've buggered things up in this manner. --LilHelpa (talk) 03:00, 22 November 2016 (UTC)
This has been reported as a bug, but the fixed version has not been released yet. Until then, unfortunately, it is one more thing to watch for before saving each edit. -- John of Reading (talk) 07:42, 22 November 2016 (UTC)
Update much appreciated, Wikifriend. This old-timer will be on the lookout. --LilHelpa (talk) 11:48, 22 November 2016 (UTC)

AWB for aka -> a.k.a.[edit]

Hi. You seem to be replacing aka with a.k.a. in AWB. In this edit though, you changed the named parameter of an infobox template. The parameter has to be named aka. Please check your AWB to ensure it won't break infoboxes or other templates. -- ferret (talk) 22:41, 2 January 2017 (UTC)

Thanks for the alert. I did notice this in infoboxes and thought I had skipped all of them. -LilHelpa (talk) 22:43, 2 January 2017 (UTC)
(talk page stalker) If your "find" rule is \baka\b, you can avoid this mistake by changing it to \baka\b(?!\s*=). -- John of Reading (talk) 07:08, 3 January 2017 (UTC)
Heh. Thanks, John. You know I wish I understood that better. Will have to adjust the AWB settings. I'll never be able to work off downloads. -- old dog, LilHelpa (talk) 12:09, 3 January 2017 (UTC)

aka is ok[edit]

Hi LilHelpa, just for your information, regarding this: there is no need to change "aka" to "a.k.a." - see http://www.dictionary.com/browse/aka and more at http://www.onelook.com/?w=aka . And of course, see above. And wp:RETAIN Face-smile.svg. - Cheers - DVdm (talk) 10:39, 30 January 2017 (UTC)

@DVdm: In other cases, yes, but not at Wikipedia (we're a notch above, don't you think?). Please see this Manual of Style entry. The MOS entry at RETAIN that you cited refers to consistency in the usage of language varieties within articles. I have attempted to change all instances of aka except those which are part of names (thanks for your fix on that one). Actually, I did learn something by finding the MOS entry to which I directed you, so thanks for that, too, (as well as your vigilance). -LilHelpa (talk) 11:55, 30 January 2017 (UTC)
Likewise, thanks for pointing to wp:Manual_of_Style/Abbreviations. I hadn't seen that before. I have undone my undo. My apologies! - DVdm (talk) 12:21, 30 January 2017 (UTC)

Subchannel notability[edit]

I see that you improperly removed a notability notice from WBNG-DT2. The reason is clear - it is unsourced. Most subchannels are not notable and are written incorrectly as a stand alone TV station when it is just part of a station. This would be like giving the news department of a station its own article just because it exists. There are a few subchannels that might be notable on there own but that is unlikely. The reason has been discussed multiple times at Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Television Stations a few years back. Spshu (talk) 14:19, 9 February 2017 (UTC)

Thanks. I had no idea about that and wish I had left it alone. Went to fix it, but someone beat me to it. -LilHelpa (talk) 14:31, 9 February 2017 (UTC)

MOS:HEAD issues[edit]

I dont know if this interests you but there are many articles (maybe around 20%) that have unnecessary duplication of the article name in section headings (and sometimes unnecessary duplication of a section heading in a subsection heading). Section headings are also sometimes wrongly all initial caps. Ref MOS:HEAD. It makes the TOC look more complicated than it needs to be. I am doing what I can. This is just one recent example: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Protest&diff=764914066&oldid=764763936 also https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Facility_management&diff=prev&oldid=765331303 --Penbat (talk) 20:54, 13 February 2017 (UTC)

I've run into those as well. Will put it on my things to do. I like to switch things up sometimes. Thanks. --LilHelpa (talk) 21:43, 13 February 2017 (UTC)

Formatting in List of Judicial Committee of the Privy Council cases originating in Canada, 1900–09[edit]

Hi, in response to your recent edit to the date formats on this page, I've started a discussion on the Talk page - hope you will participate. Mr Serjeant Buzfuz (talk) 11:15, 15 February 2017 (UTC)

Thank you for being one of Wikipedia's top medical contributors![edit]

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In 2016 you were one of the top ~200 medical editors across any language of Wikipedia. Thank you from Wiki Project Med Foundation for helping bring free, complete, accurate, up-to-date health information to the public. We really appreciate you and the vital work you do! Wiki Project Med Foundation is a user group whose mission is to improve our health content. Consider joining here, there are no associated costs.

Thanks again :-) -- Doc James along with the rest of the team at Wiki Project Med Foundation 18:08, 3 May 2017 (UTC)

Thanks... appreciate that. --LilHelpa (talk) 18:43, 3 May 2017 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Thanks for fixing all of my spelling errors over and over and over! Copy and paste isn't always a good thing, but now I have spell check. :) Pennsy22 (talk) 10:45, 16 June 2017 (UTC)
I appreciate your acknowledgement. Keep contributing! - LilHelpa (talk) 12:58, 16 June 2017 (UTC)

Convoy designations[edit]

Be wary of convoy designations ending in "/KM". These are not distances in kilometres. Mjroots (talk) 15:45, 27 June 2017 (UTC)

Ah. Thanks for the heads up. --LilHelpa (talk) 15:50, 27 June 2017 (UTC)

Your edit on Iacchus[edit]

Can you please explain why you changed "the 27th or 28th of September" to "the 27th or 28 September"? Paul August 19:33, 2 July 2017 (UTC)

Because I was careless. --LilHelpa (talk) 19:37, 2 July 2017 (UTC)
Well your second edit was careless as well! There is nothing wrong with "the 27th or 28th of September", why are you changing it? Paul August 19:54, 2 July 2017 (UTC)
Please see MOS:BADDATE --LilHelpa (talk) 20:02, 2 July 2017 (UTC)
OK (though I don't agree with never using ordinals, I'd like to see some justification for that style guideline). Paul August 20:31, 2 July 2017 (UTC)
Feel free to research the history of the discussion or start your own. I wasn't involved. --LilHelpa (talk) 20:32, 2 July 2017 (UTC)

"Typos"[edit]

First of all, you're an amazing human being. Secondly, I have been doing work on Chinese geography-related articles including making citations for charts and lists of administrative divisions- Administrative divisions of China, Subdistricts of the People's Republic of China, Wuhan, List of township-level divisions of Hubei, etc. I would sincerely welcome your most vicious editing in these pages so I can learn where I may be making systematic errors. Geographyinitiative (talk) 11:11, 10 January 2018 (UTC)

Thank you. I'll do my best when I get a chance. --LilHelpa (talk) 11:44, 10 January 2018 (UTC)
) Xiexie. (Thanks.) Geographyinitiative (talk) 12:34, 10 January 2018 (UTC)

Precious anniversary[edit]

Precious
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Six years!

--Gerda Arendt (talk) 06:35, 19 February 2018 (UTC)

Still hanging in there ;) -LilHelpa (talk) 12:31, 19 February 2018 (UTC)
That's great, so seven! --Gerda Arendt (talk) 07:45, 19 February 2019 (UTC)
Still hanging in.. thanks for noticing! -LilHelpa (talk) 12:06, 19 February 2019 (UTC)

Date vs. year in citations[edit]

I agree with your replacement of the year parameter with the date parameter, and have been doing a lot of the same on that glossary recently. WikiAu2018 (talk · contribs) (a relatively new editor) has been using the visual editor. At Template:Cite web/doc#Date, read the criteria below "Use of |date= is recommended unless all of the following conditions are met..." How do we convince the developers of the visual editor that they have a bug? – voidxor 23:00, 9 March 2018 (UTC)

Sorry for the late reply. I don't really know any better than you-- and I don't use the visual editor. I'm sure there's a method to report it, but am not inclined to help. Good luck. Persist! --LilHelpa (talk) 15:29, 17 March 2018 (UTC)

Fair enough. I just spent two hours investigating the issue, but have only just scratched the surface. If you change your mind and would like to participate, I am continuing the discussion at Help talk:Citation Style 1#Date vs. year in citations. – voidxor 21:28, 18 March 2018 (UTC)

Thank you for being one of Wikipedia's top medical contributors![edit]

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Thanks again :-) -- Doc James along with the rest of the team at Wiki Project Med Foundation 02:43, 26 April 2018 (UTC)

Diligence Barnstar Award[edit]

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I am awarding you this diligence Barnstar because it seems everywhere I go, you are there working tirelessly and correcting the very obscure errors. You even corrected an error on a page I created. You are simply awesome. Sirsentence (talk) 23:10, 20 November 2018 (UTC)

Thanks for this acknowlegement. I've been slacking lately, but will return. -LilHelpa (talk) 23:32, 20 November 2018 (UTC)

Santo Tirso[edit]

Hello LilHelpa, I noticed you created the article, translating it from pt.wiki. I used to participate there but gave up some time ago because most users there seem allergic to references or to placing the "translated from" template when they translate articles from other wikis. I notice that there is a mistake in the dating of the second church, built by Martim Gil and his wife. It was not the 15th but rather the early 14th century. I have references that I could add to sustain that. If you don't mind, I will edit that paragraph to include more info. Regards, --Maragm (talk) 11:33, 22 November 2018 (UTC)

absolutely! Make any corrections you see fit. Good to see someone worrying about references.--LilHelpa
Great! I've added a couple of sources that I'll use for referencing. Will try to finish today, if not, tomorrow. Got to go to a funeral this afternoon (live in Spain). I might even tackle a short article on Martim Gil, II count of Barcelos who died in 1312 and it was he and his wife who had the second church built and chose it as their burial place. --Maragm (talk) 14:18, 22 November 2018 (UTC)

2019[edit]

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Die Zeit, die Tag und Jahre macht

Happy 2019

begin it with music and memories

Not too late, I hope ;) --Gerda Arendt (talk) 14:49, 13 January 2019 (UTC)

Changes in references[edit]

Hi LilHelpa, I just saw that in the following edit [1] you fixed a number of typos in the article - thanks for this. However, you also changed various quotes in references. I don't think this is a good idea, as you are thereby invalidating the references. You can't apply English language rules to references provided in other languages. Titles need to be reproduced as in the actual source. Greetings. --Matthiaspaul (talk) 21:42, 28 March 2019 (UTC)

(moved from my talk page to recombine the thread):
Thanks for your message. I believe replacing curly quotes and other language quote signifiers in titles does not have any bad effect on references. The titles are still there in full and there was no change to links as near as I could tell. If you know differently, please message me again. --LilHelpa (talk) 23:04, 28 March 2019 (UTC)
Regarding the usage of quote signifiers, there is quite some variation between languages. Using the wrong ones can look rather odd (or would be regarded even as error) in the original language. It's like stripping off diacritics. I think for a reference to be properly cited academically, the title should be reproduced without alteration, including signs, spacing and capitalization - at least for as long as it can be reproduced this way in the target medium. As we use Unicode in Wikipedia, we fortunately don't have limitations to reproduce the titles properly. Nevertheless, some people still might have problems to enter the symbols correctly for technical reasons, but this can be corrected by other editors later on. However, I don't see why correctly set foreign language titles should be changed to something that would become incorrect in the original language. This does not look like an improvement to me. Of course, this applies only to parameters such as |title=, |chapter= or |quote=, there's much more freedom with |trans-title= or |trans-chapter=.
--Matthiaspaul (talk) 02:58, 29 March 2019 (UTC)
OK, makes sense, especially since I am in doubt. Will correct the edit if you have not. --LilHelpa (talk) 13:01, 29 March 2019 (UTC)
Ooops... you've done it. Thanks! And thanks for bringing this to my attention. --LilHelpa (talk) 13:05, 29 March 2019 (UTC)
Thanks to you as well for taking my remark as constructive as it was meant. Cheers.
--Matthiaspaul (talk) 20:01, 29 March 2019 (UTC)
(talk page stalker) @Matthiaspaul: You will probably find that other editors change these quotation marks again, because these changes are recommended by the Wikipedia Manual of Style (MOS:STRAIGHT and MOS:CONFORM). -- John of Reading (talk) 20:37, 29 March 2019 (UTC)
Your lurking is highly appreciated. Almost ran this by you, but don't want to take you away from whatever great work you are up to! Good to hear that AWB is getting it right. I am 68 y.o. now and feel I'm losing my MOS talents... not keeping up with the new stuff. MOS is such a huge read and always evolving. Need a webinar! As if we could spare the volunteer time! Ah... perhaps AI will replace us all :) Cheers! --LilHelpa (talk) 21:23, 29 March 2019 (UTC)
(edit conflict) Wow, that's interesting. Thanks for providing these pointers. I was aware of MOS:STRAIGHT, but didn't interpret it in a way to apply to foreign language phrases, but I was actually unaware of MOS:CONFORM, which supports LilHelpa's changes. This was the first time in all those years that I saw someone applying such changes, otherwise I would have ignored them.
Thinking about it, I don't think the MOS is giving us good advice here in "fake news" times, and I truely believe (and have been trained so) that something that is not a 1:1 reproduction of the original text cannot be called a quote any more. It is some form of transliteration or interpretation. Anyway, given the existance of MOS:CONFORM that's something I will have to find a solution for myself now. If LilHelpa would reapply the changes, I won't change them again.
--Matthiaspaul (talk) 22:28, 29 March 2019 (UTC)

Edit made to "Luiz de Florez"[edit]

Hello, LilHelpa!

I found (through Typo Team moss) a strange word on the page for "Luis de Florez"-- "fcre". Through the page's history, I tracked this down to an edit you made on 27 October 2013, which was also to fix a typo. See: [2]

I'm assuming this was stray junk that came out of your fingers as you hit the keyboard, maybe related to fixing the word "credited", so I went ahead and deleted it. I'm only pointing it out because you say on your user page that you like to be informed of mistakes you may have made. Cheers from a fellow typo cleaner! Jkgree (talk) 18:40, 10 April 2019 (UTC)

Good catch! That's a strange one. --LilHelpa (talk) 03:20, 11 April 2019 (UTC)

Smiley Award[edit]

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Thanks, WildChild. -LilHelpa (talk) 23:17, 20 June 2019 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Thanks for fixing my issue on the Million Dollar Band page! My eyes have deceived me :( Remonds (talk) 20:21, 26 June 2019 (UTC)
Thanks! And don't worry... it happens to all of us. -LilHelpa (talk) 21:21, 26 June 2019 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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You truly deserve this barnstar for your work on the Typo team! Cheers, –MJLTalk 04:41, 2 July 2019 (UTC)
Yes, yes I do! ;) Thanks for noticing and taking the time to award. --LilHelpa (talk) 12:10, 2 July 2019 (UTC)

50's[edit]

Hey, I saw that you changed "50's" to "'50s" in this edit ([3]). I'd like to ask- have you always written it that way? I have definitely seen it as "'50s", but guess I have always written it as "50's" (despite there being no specific 'why' behind this that I am aware of, other than that "50s" seems to put numbers and letters next to each other in an uncomfortable way). I have added information about the form that I am more familiar with to the 1950s page here ([4]). You learn a lot about yourself editing Wikipedia! Let me know if you have any thoughts or guidance you can give me on this (as the master copyeditor that you are!) Thanks. Geographyinitiative (talk) 10:38, 30 July 2019 (UTC)

Hi, thanks for contacting me. I try to adhere to the Manual of Style. This issue is covered at MOS:DECADE. Happy editing! --LilHelpa (talk) 13:25, 30 July 2019 (UTC)
Per the viewpoint on this Wiktionary page ([5]) I have come to the conclusion that my method of adding an apostrophe in "50's" is merely an alternate form that is acceptable in the English language. In light of this, I have changed the article back to the way I wrote it rather than giving in and letting my use of English be treated as inappropriate, second-class or something that needs to be edited away. If you accept my viewpoint to some degree or can understand it in some way, then I ask you to not make any more corrections of this type from now on- leave 50's, 60's, 70's etc. alone. English has alternate forms, and alternate forms for some words and phrases, and 'alternate' is not wrong. But thanks for the other edits- I did seemingly mis-transcribe one word on that page. Geographyinitiative (talk) 13:28, 30 July 2019 (UTC)
I'm surely not going to get into a pissing contest with you over this, but I will explain what my thinking is on this. I believe that Wiktionary is meaning to explain those occurrences (as is its mission). Our Manual of Style at Wikipedia is meant to yield a consistent product. In addition to that, when you shorten a word such as 1950s it is similar to a contraction – not a possessive (as in "It was the 1950's biggest hit" or "It was the '50's biggest hit). --LilHelpa (talk) 13:43, 30 July 2019 (UTC)

Mary Faber[edit]

Hi! I saw you liked the article of Mary Faber (slave trader). Perhaps you would be interested to know that this article is exposed to some kind of vandalism by the user CADEWILDE. He/she keeps adding information with no references, that contradict the referenced information in the article. For example, that she died in 1840, which would make several of the acts she is famous for impossible. Either it is pure vandalism, or it is a new user with no experience who is simply using a source which is not reliable, or are mixing up this Marya Faber with another Mary Faber. I hope you don't mind me informing you about this! --92.35.237.251 (talk) 12:06, 15 August 2019 (UTC)

Hi! Not sure why you didn't inform that person of this. -LilHelpa (talk) 13:05, 15 August 2019 (UTC)
Because I should not, as an IP=). I'm sorry. Thanks!--92.35.237.251 (talk) 17:24, 15 August 2019 (UTC)

Minor edits[edit]

Hello. When you make "minor copy edits", please make sure they are really minor copy edits. The edit you made to DivX completely changed the meaning of the sentence (basically, the sentence did not make much sense anymore). So, please be more careful next time. Thanks.—J. M. (talk) 23:52, 22 August 2019 (UTC)

Good catch. I recognized it as major, but then forgot when summarying. Will try to be more careful. --LilHelpa (talk) 23:56, 22 August 2019 (UTC)

Grammar help[edit]

Hello, This article: https://en.wikipedia.org/en/Photopsia really needs grammar correction, so I found you! Thx!

"Whom"[edit]

I've noticed you are putting "whom" into a lot of articles where it is not necessary. "Whom" should only be used when it is a direct object (e.g., "to whom" or "by whom"). Otherwise, "who" is the grammatically correct term (e.g., "a person who" is correct, while "a person whom" is incorrect). – Wallyfromdilbert (talk) 19:09, 9 September 2019 (UTC)

Actually, "whom" can also be used as the object of a verb, not just a preposition. See here. Thus, "A person whom he married..." is correct. --LilHelpa (talk) 03:00, 10 September 2019 (UTC)
The source you cite says that whom can be used but "Who is normally used as the object of a verb or preposition" (my emphasis). – Wallyfromdilbert (talk) 03:10, 10 September 2019 (UTC)
OK, pissing contest over. You win. However, I'd encourage you to search WP for "whom (s)he married" to see what is "normal" on Wikipedia. --LilHelpa (talk) 03:34, 10 September 2019 (UTC)
That is really your response? I read your userpage and I was trying to be helpful. (I mean, that's also obviously the phrase you already searched for and replaced.) I had actually already reverted myself in the one instance where I had changed your "whom" back to "who". I figured that maybe you felt that Wikipedia should be more formal even though I think it is unnecessary, especially if it is only being done for marriage. – Wallyfromdilbert (talk) 03:48, 10 September 2019 (UTC)

Help with editing[edit]

Hi, I could use some help upgrading articles, do you think you can help me out? All I need is some infoboxes made, adding more info to stub articles, fixing external links, and adding articles to lists. I haven't been able to get much help lately and would be really thankful get some. Davidgoodheart (talk) 02:59, 5 November 2019 (UTC)

Thanks for asking, but I've got my hands full, too. -LilHelpa (talk) 13:22, 5 November 2019 (UTC)

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