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Hey, I saw that you haven't yet edited the label at Module:en:Dialects. Are you having difficulty understanding how Lua code works, or just haven't gotten to doing it yet? — Eru·tuon 21:50, 17 October 2016 (UTC)
- @Erutuon: To be honest, I am not 100% enthusiastic about using "alter" as it does not provide brackets. I prefer brackets, and most other similar examples that I have found have them. Mihia (talk) 01:55, 18 October 2016 (UTC)
- In fact, @ObsequiousNewt has already posted on Template talk:alter and made the same comment as you just did. — Eru·tuon 02:10, 18 October 2016 (UTC)
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Closing out requests for verificationEdit
On a number of occasions, you have removed an "rfv" tag for lack of citations, but did not mark the corresponding entry on Requests for verification/English. If you read the process at the top of the page, you need to mark the entry as RFV-failed when you close out an entry that has not gotten any citations. This acts as a heads-up to people who might want to make a last check before deleting something. Kiwima (talk) 21:10, 1 June 2017 (UTC)
- @Kiwima: I don't understand what you are referring to. Please give a specific example of what I did and what I should have done differently. Mihia (talk) 23:01, 1 June 2017 (UTC)
In December 2016 you made this revision, but if you look at the entry for "go in" on Requests for verification/English, you did not edit the entry to say RFV-failed. Yesterday, I noticed that you had done so, and put in the notice, which then waits for a week before the entry is removed from Requests for verification. This allows anyone who has a problem with the decision to make a final search for citations at that point or argue that it is not actually a fail. You did the same thing here on "spin" and here on "mercy me". Kiwima (talk) 00:04, 2 June 2017 (UTC)
Don't you find it ironic that the entry for "all over the place" is 188.8.131.52 22:04, 11 December 2017 (UTC)? --