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By name and by nature, I hope :D. Conrad.Irwin 23:58, 9 January 2009 (UTC)

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Thank you very much! --Local hero 00:09, 10 January 2009 (UTC)

MacedoniaEdit

The phrase Republic of Macedonia has too many meanings to be useful in a definition. --EncycloPetey 00:28, 10 January 2009 (UTC)

"Macedonia" has too many meanings to be useful in a definition. However, the Republic of Macedonia refers only to the nation whose capital is Skopje. --Local hero 00:33, 10 January 2009 (UTC)
No, it doesn't. Some qualification is required to specify which entity is meant. Please note that Republic of Macedonia links to Macedonia, so it is a meaningless self-reference. The redirect probably should be deleted, since it is "sum of parts". --EncycloPetey 00:46, 10 January 2009 (UTC)
Okay, I see what you mean. However, I think the redirect should be kept because a good amount of people know that there is a difference between "Macedonia" and "Republic of Macedonia" when searching. Or, a separate page for "Republic of Macedonia" could be made, seeing as there is one for FYROM and Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. --Local hero 00:55, 10 January 2009 (UTC)
I have changed the redirect to an "only in", which points to the Wikipedia article. If you think it deserves its own full entry as a word here, then please create the article. --EncycloPetey 00:56, 10 January 2009 (UTC)
Alright, sounds good. --Local hero 00:59, 10 January 2009 (UTC)
And one for ΠΓΔΜ, I created it :) Bogorm 09:13, 10 January 2009 (UTC)
Great. I wonder whose side you're on... --Local hero 17:32, 10 January 2009 (UTC)

Vote you might be interested inEdit

I thought all of the Serbo-Croatian Wiktionary speakers were notified, but I somehow forgot you: Wiktionary:Votes/pl-2009-06/Unified_Serbo-Croatian. Basically we're trying to enforce common treatment of B/C/S (and soon-coming "Montenegrin") under one L2 section by policy, due to much unneeded "controversy" that arose once some of the other non-native speakers realized what we were doing.. If your proficiency in Serbo-Croatian is sh-2 as you note on your userpage, the rationale for the merger proposal should be pretty much self-understandable :)) If you could leave a brief comment (preferebly on the {{support}} vote :) on the differences and "differences" among Serbo-Croatian varieties from your experience, it would be greatly appreciated. Cheers! --Ivan Štambuk 14:48, 29 July 2009 (UTC)

Thanks for letting me know about this. I did vote in favour :) --Local hero talk 22:31, 29 July 2009 (UTC)
Thanks mate :) --Ivan Štambuk 22:35, 29 July 2009 (UTC)

FYIEdit

You're currently under discussion at Wiktionary:Point of view pushing.​—msh210 18:37, 12 August 2009 (UTC)

Tidligere/VoormaligeEdit

Let's forget the political discussion, I come with a linguistic question - why did you initially write Tidligere Jugoslaviske instead of Voormalige - Tidligere Jugoslaviske is the Danish æquivalent? Are you learning Danish? What caused the confusion The uſer hight Bogorm converſation 21:18, 12 August 2009 (UTC)

Oh, lol. No, I'm not learning Danish. I thought the entry was Danish so I looked for a translation of 'former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia' into that language, but I later realised that it was actually Dutch. --Local hero talk 22:24, 13 August 2009 (UTC)
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