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Enjoy your stay at Wiktionary! --Apisite (talk) 08:15, 23 March 2022 (UTC)

Thank you! Saprosavant (talk) 08:18, 23 March 2022 (UTC)
When it comes to editing, I prefer using the desktop computer, instead of the mobile phone or the tablet.
Anyway, what languages do you know? --Apisite (talk) 08:19, 23 March 2022 (UTC)
Yes, it might be easier on a computer. I was just so frustrated at the state of Norn in here sorry for all the rough updating! I speak French as my native language, have a good enough grasp of English, and speak Western Norwegian fluently. I have also studied Old Norse and Icelandic and had been working on Norn for about 10 years. Saprosavant (talk) 08:24, 23 March 2022 (UTC)
I added a BabelBox, that has your native language only, for now. --Apisite (talk) 08:30, 23 March 2022 (UTC)
You could add the other languages as you see fit according to the BabelBox guide, perhaps once you start editing on a desktop computer, preferably with a wired connection to the Internet. --Apisite (talk) 08:32, 23 March 2022 (UTC)

Is the wired connection important? I’m not sure if we have one here but I’ll check when I can. Thank you again for the help. Saprosavant (talk) 08:41, 23 March 2022 (UTC)

I look forward to anything you may do. --Apisite (talk) 08:45, 23 March 2022 (UTC)