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G'day LoganH, and welcome to aSK. We are glad to have you contribute. For more information about aSK, see our About statement. Please see the rules and regulations as soon as you can.
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welcome to aSK , enjoy your stay. Hamster (talk) 20:06, 17 December 2013 (UTC)

Thanks. LoganH (talk) 04:59, 18 December 2013 (UTC)
you are doing a wondeful Job on us states and cities. We are expanding some of them so they are not quite so stubby. carry on. Hamster (talk) 02:20, 19 December 2013 (UTC)
I'll add my own welcome, LoganH, and advise that you are now LoganH, not %LoganH (although you've probably realised that in order to read this page!). Philip J. Raymentdiscuss 02:24, 19 December 2013 (UTC)
Thanks for the rename! LoganH (talk) 05:35, 19 December 2013 (UTC)
Thanks. I will keep on! LoganH (talk) 05:35, 19 December 2013 (UTC)

Geographic articles

I see you're doing some great work with articles about countries, etc. Do you realise that we have SemanticMediaWiki and Maps extensions installed? If you are not familiar with them, the former allows you to do various things such as include certain data, such as population figures, as data that can be used in other articles in a way that is updated automatically. For example, Australia has a table listing states with their founding dates and population figures, but none of that information is in that article. Instead, it's in the articles for each state (in SemanticMediaWiki format), and the Australia article has a SemanticMediaWiki query that pulls in that information from the individual state articles and presents it in a table. If we don't already have something suitable, it's also possible to make an infobox template such that the various figures, etc. can be made Semantic data automatically.

The Maps extension allows you to include maps in articles. See Strzelecki railway (Victoria) for an example.

Both of these will involve a bit of a learning curve, but you may consider it worth the effort. See Help:Contents for links to pages explaining these features.

Philip J. Raymentdiscuss 12:21, 20 December 2013 (UTC)

Cool! I have heard of them, but I have never used them. I think it is worth a try, though. LoganH (talk) 17:46, 20 December 2013 (UTC)

NewPages

You can put the list of new pages directly on your user page, using {{Special:NewPages/username=LoganH}}. However, the New Pages list (any version) only shows "recent" new pages, not (necessarily) all new pages. So if you want a list of all pages you have created, this will not always work. The documentation doesn't day what "recent" is, but using it to list all new pages at the moment gives a list of new pages back to 26th October. Philip J. Raymentdiscuss 08:11, 15 January 2014 (UTC)

OK, I changed my user page to show recent article creations. LoganH (talk) 17:37, 15 January 2014 (UTC)

Membership

I hearby nominate this user as a Member. Hamster (talk) 04:52, 18 January 2014 (UTC)

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