Sasha Kopf's Celtic knot ring

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I and others would like to know how you discovered this site.

I see that you made a contribution about 3 years ago. Apologies for what was probably a short-term defect in our welcoming-system.

-- Robin Patterson (Talk) 02:04, June 5, 2015 (UTC)

Uploading GEDCOMS[]

Please upload your 7700 folks one at a time and/or help us find a way to automate the process a little. See Forum:Regarding importing GEDCOM data.

-- Robin Patterson (Talk) 02:04, June 5, 2015 (UTC)

HIstorical documents[]

G'day, I am sure your heart is in the right place, but I am not sure the prerformance review will let you retain the professorship. On the page Joseph Cheney (1726-1810) you have changed "the N end of sd house" to "the N end of sod house". Given that this is a legal document, I expect that "sd" is an abbreviation for "said", which make more sense. IMO as a general rule one shouldn't farnarkle around with quotations from historical documents, don't expand abbreviations or correct spelling, lest one change the meaning. Thurstan (talk) 21:52, August 17, 2015 (UTC)

Esperanto etc[]

Thanks for the note. We can do with typo-spotters as much as any wiki can - though I'm sure you'll heed Thurstan's caution. I have been around longer than you have, and I suspect that he has too. He's certainly an expert on nearly everything here.

I see that your user page is blank. You'd be most welcome to write it in Esperanto and put it in Category:Pages in Esperanto. And I hope we have some of your ancestry here; if not, there's no time like the present!

What an appropriate city for a Mensa member!!!

-- Robin Patterson (Talk) 11:49, August 18, 2015 (UTC)


I notice you adding line spaces above headings. It can make editing easier (apart from the additional scrolling that may result), but going from zero to one space makes no difference to the page display; for a bigger displayed space, you need two line spaces.

Keep up the good work! -- Robin Patterson (Talk) 06:16, April 23, 2017 (UTC)

Wing and Munsil[]

How are you related to Lee Elverton Munsil (1911-1996) as seen on ? -- Robin Patterson (Talk) 11:47, August 13, 2017 (UTC)

Hi Bill (Eoy Guy) - thanks for correcting all my spelling errors! My time on the site is sporadic these days, so nice to see someone helping out. Regards Kim (Eramophla)