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File:666 greek number notation.svgEdit

Greetings.

The third character, a lower-case final sigma ("ς"), is in error. It means "7" (not "6").

The correct text for 666 should be 600 + 60 + 6 = "χξϝ". The last character is digamma.

Character codes

  1. hexadecimal 03C7 = decimal 967 = character "χ" [GREEK SMALL LETTER CHI]
  2. hexadecimal 03BE = decimal 958 = character "ξ" [GREEK SMALL LETTER XI]
  3. hexadecimal 03DD = decimal 989 = character "ϝ" [GREEK SMALL LETTER DIGAMMA]

References:

  1. Greek Numbers and Arithmetic
  2. UNICODE: Greek characters

Wikiborg4711 (talk) 12:50, 15 March 2010 (UTC)

P.S. : 6 × 6 × 6 × 6 + 6 × 6 = 666 + 666
Not sure about this. In St. John's Revelation. Chapter 13, χξς is used. Furthermore, if you go to en:Greek_numerals, you'll find both are correct and that sigma ("ς") is not "7", but a variation of "6". 7 is en:ζ.--Al2 (talk) 13:09, 15 March 2010 (UTC)
Various forms of the "Digamma" symbol (archaic "w" letter) and/or "Stigma" symbol (medieval s-t ligature) have been used, but Wikiborg4711 is right that I don't think that it's usually supposed to look exactly the same as a final sigma... AnonMoos (talk) 16:03, 15 March 2010 (UTC)
In St. John's Revelation. Chapter 13, the text "χξς" consists of UNICODE characters hexadecimal 03C7, 03BE, and 03C2. According to UNICODE 5.2 character code chart Greek and Coptic, these character codes mean [GREEK SMALL LETTER CHI], [GREEK SMALL LETTER XI], and [GREEK SMALL LETTER FINAL SIGMA], respectively.
Final sigma "ς" (the Modern Greek name for this letterform is "stigma") is not to be confused with "ϛ" [GREEK LETTER STIGMA] which is UNICODE character code 03DB, hexadecimal, even though they may look the same is some fonts.
Summary:
03DD "ϝ" [GREEK SMALL LETTER DIGAMMA]
03C2 "ς" [GREEK SMALL LETTER FINAL SIGMA] (Modern Greek name: stigma)
03DB "ϛ" [GREEK LETTER STIGMA]
Wikiborg4711 (talk) 09:53, 19 March 2010 (UTC)
Actually, in the best manuscripts of the Greek New Testament, it's spelled out in words — ΕΞΑΚΟΣΙΟΙ ΕΞΗΚΟΝΤΑ ΕΞ — not abbreviated as numeric letter symbols... AnonMoos (talk) 11:24, 19 March 2010 (UTC)
OK, new alternative version here: File:666_greek_number_notation_alternative.svg. Regards to all of you.--Al2 (talk) 12:25, 19 March 2010 (UTC)

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I simplified the SVG file to remove the reference to a PNG file on your local hard drive (which was preventing the SVG file from displaying); not sure if the SVG now appears like you intended it to look... AnonMoos 23:08, 4 July 2007 (UTC)

I just opened the SVG file in a text editor, and removed anything which I knew to be unnecessary. You can use a text-file compare tool to compare the two versions to see exactly what I did. The critical step was probably removing the reference to a PNG file on your local hard drive. AnonMoos 14:08, 5 July 2007 (UTC)

Image:Bycicle diagram.svgEdit

Nice graphic, i'm translating it right now into Polish! Herr Kriss 20:22, 17 October 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for the complement, I'm doing my part into Spanish...--Al2 12:59, 18 October 2007 (UTC)
thanks for info. I've corrected everything in translated image earlier, so it's ok. Herr Kriss 15
41, 18 October 2007 (UTC)

Hola, en esta nueva versión cambiaría lo siguiente:

  • Cambiar "piñónes" por "piñones". Las palabras llanas que acaban en s no llevan tilde por regla general.
  • Cambiar "telescopio" por "pipa de dirección" o por "tubo de dirección". No sé si se dice "telescopio" en tu ciudad, pero no salen los resultados esperados en una búsqueda en Google "telescopio bicicleta". En cambio sí sale pipa bicicleta como la parte del cuadro donde se aloja la columna de la horquilla.
  • Cambiar "tijera" por "horquilla". Aunque tijera es usado en algunos países de Latinoamérica, horquilla es usado en todos los países hispanohablantes.
  • Poner debajo de "Cuadro:" todas las palabras referentes al cuadro: vaina delantera, vaina trasera y pipa de dirección, además de las que ya están ahí.

Por cierto... ¿qué programa utilizas para editar las imágenes? Creo que las palabras no se ven bien en Inkscape. Un saludo, --HUB1 18:23, 19 October 2007 (UTC).

Utilizo Inkscape, quizás es un problema con la fuente? --Al2 12:37, 29 October 2007 (UTC)

Your image has been added to the en.wikipedia.org bicycle article. It looks good, but has a couple of odd terms. Specifically "rim cover", which is usually referred to as a tire; "seat" instead of the preferred saddle; and "gears" instead of the preferred chain rings or chain wheels. Any chance of tweaking the picture? I don't have access to an svg editor. -WP:AndrewDressel 17:00, 30 October 2007 (UTC)

Hello !Edit

Many thanks for this great work,

Please, when you translate an image in several language, use the following rules :

  • English image name-iso.svg

In your case :

09:28, 29 October 2007 (UTC)

Should also fix the spelling of "Bicycle"...  ;-) 16:59, 29 October 2007 (UTC)


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image:Bicycle_diagram-es.svgEdit

Hey! I'll use same name, but with pl when i'll translate again. Anyways i prefer blue color than green. Also, are "biela" painted? I've never seen it painted, it always have metallic color. Same problem with a pedal. Herr Kriss 18:27, 30 October 2007 (UTC)


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... And I translated it in French :-) --Berru 15:15, 8 November 2007 (UTC)

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Tugboat diagramEdit

Hello Aldo !

Thank you for your tugboat diagram which is currently nominated for FP - and will undoubtedly be featured. I am quite interested in ships : I have written a few ones about ship types on fr.wikipedia (see fr:Vraquier, translated into en:Bulk carrier, and a few others), and imported many ship photos. Unfortunately I am not very good at drawing vector diagrams.

I am wondering whether you would be ready / willing to produce such diagrams for other ship types ? I don't know how long it takes you, whether it's a few hour job and the result of weeks of sweating :-) and how much you know about ships. For instance, I did this and that but a 3D graph is definitely better. And for the general article ship, we only have Image:Lod Schema.png which is quite poor.

Basically, I would love to see diagrams of main ship types (ship / cargo / passenger / military / sailboat...) as well as more precise types (bulk carrier, icebreaker, frigate, Open 60 trimaran, etc.). Of course these are just suggestions, no pressure :-) If you are interested at some point and need some participation on my behalf, feel free to ask me !

Finally, if I may make a few comments about your existing tugboat diagram (I have studied naval architecture so I have some knowledge of the topic... but I am not infallible of course) :

  • What you name "winch" is actually just the hook on which the hawser is connected ; the actual winch is sometimes on the deck (I cannot see it on your picture) but often inside the hull, in a dedicated room. The hook is here to be able to easily disconnect the hawser in case of emergency.
  • The hull usually features some form of stabilisation, see Image:Abeille Languedoc in dry dock.jpg (in this case a bilge keel).
  • a modern tugboat would usually have a firefighting system, at least with one pump.
  • I'm not sure what the "hydraulic pins" is...
  • it is very very useful to produce a version of the image with numbers instead of labels, so that it is not necessary to edit & translate the file if you want to use it in other languages. See Image:Vulcanian Eruption-numbers.svg for instance.

Regards, le Korrigan bla 16:15, 12 November 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for the comments. I think the hydraulic pin is a type of device to help directing the hawser into different angles when towing ships. I saw no firefighting system in the image in which the tugboat is based on. In other pictures of tugboats I noticed they have a platform over the wheelhouse. Where would you put it in this picture?
I have noticed there is no diagram for the general article Ship. I would like to create one, but have not found time to look for a good resource to base my work on. Thanks for your offer of support!
Regarding the numbers, I am not sure whether there is a policy regarding this. With Inkscape, which is a program to modify svg vector graphics, it is quite easy to change the names. And in some images, where the text is well aligned and located, you can even open the file with a text-editor and then modify the names one by one.
regards --Al2 16:37, 12 November 2007 (UTC)
I have used a bit Inkscape, and I know it is not too hard to change it, but I often think at "minor" languages" where there are few contributors and even fewer able to use Inkscape and to changes themselves. In this case, it is practical for them to use a numbered version. THis is not a "requirement", but it is commonly done by the Atelier graphique (graphics workshop), where many French-speaking graphists do an amazing job. They have the habit of producing a French, English, numbered and blank version (when appropriate) of their work.
Your diagram represents an old-ish type of tug (let's say a harbor tugboat from the 70's), which is still quite common nowadays. On modern ships, FiFi systems like this one are indeed located on a platform (see this picture or this one. For example of wheelhouse tops, see this picture or this one. But this is a detail.
For the "hydraulic pin", the name seems weird to me, I know it in French but can't find it again in English... never mind. However, I thing possibly missing are bow thruters: a tugboat with this kind of propulsion (i.e. non-azimuthal screws) would very often have one or two bow thrusters (see Category:Bow thrusters) to help with steering.
Regarding the "general" ship diagram, I think the "best" ship would be either a small cargo ship or a large fishing vessel, as they have most attributes of a "normal" ship without having too many specialised equipments. I don't know how you proceed for such diagrams, do you use a photo to start with ? In this case I can look for suitable photos. I can also provide a list of elements which should (in my opinion) be included. Tell me when you have the motivation :-) Thanks, le Korrigan bla 17:06, 12 November 2007 (UTC)

There seems to be a problem with the font used in this SVG diagram. Several users (including myself) are reporting that the diagram labels are rendering in a large typewriter font and are being cut off at the edges. I imagine this is because the diagram uses a font not present on their computer. I'm running a new Intel Macintosh with the standard OSX 10.4 operating system installation. What font are those labels supposed to render in? Kaldari 20:12, 12 November 2007 (UTC)

It looks like the diagram's labels are in the font "MS Sans Serif" which is only available as part of Windows. You may want to consider changing them to Verdana, Arial, Trubuchet MS, or some other "web-safe" font that is available on different operating systems. Kaldari 00:02, 13 November 2007 (UTC)
Thanks I will do that now. --Al2 11:50, 13 November 2007 (UTC)

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IllustrationsEdit

Hi I am a fan of your illustrations and have nominated two of your works to wikipedia FPC. I was wondering if you could throw me a few hints about the illustrations. How you make them and stuff, because I am interested in doing so too. Thanks and Regards Muhammad Mahdi Karim 15:14, 22 November 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for the compliment. I want to write a kind of tutorial explaining this. Please refer to here. I hope this help. --Al2 17:31, 22 November 2007 (UTC)
Thanks Al2. I will see if I can follow your steps :) Muhammad Mahdi Karim 19:33, 23 November 2007 (UTC)

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Commons:Meet our illustratorsEdit

Hello, and congratulations as you now have at least 5 diagrams which have been promoted to "featured pictures" ! This means you can add yourself to the page Commons:Meet our illustrators which presents some of Commons' most talentuous illustrators, and you definitely deserve it :-) Feel free to add some info about yourself... Cheers, le Korrigan bla 00:02, 1 December 2007 (UTC)

How do I get listed or added to Commons:Meet our illustrators after creating the profile page? I figured it out. It was here!--Al2 12:41, 3 December 2007 (UTC)

Mi enhorabuena! Bienvenuda en el "club", tienes bien merecido Face-smile.svg Sémhur 20:28, 3 December 2007 (UTC)

Commons:Featured picture candidates/Image:Housefly anatomy-key.svgEdit

With all respect, I'd suggest withdrawing this nomination - your work is good, but I'm afraid your sources are awful, and mean that there's so many basic errors that it just cannot be FPC. The wing is upside-down, for instance. Take it away, get some better sources, and renominate when it's fixed. Sorry. Adam Cuerden 16:14, 8 December 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for your point. But consider that without the nomination these mistakes or inadequacies could have never been resolved. I believe the whole idea behind wikis is progress and not product. Salud! --Al2 12:56, 10 December 2007 (UTC)

Image:Housefly anatomy-key.svg and Image:Schéma abeille-tag.svg : help welcome !Edit

Hello, can you help the French graphists on this Image:Schéma abeille-tag.svg , by editing and improving it, especially the legs.

They worked on this archived page, the former Bitmap image is visible.

Colors and legs' shape are greatly improvable. Components 1-9-14-43 may (in my opinion) need a clean up as well to give to this anatomic image a "fearture picture" level.

Anonym 12:05, 13 December 2007 (UTC)

Do you mean by creating the different elements (femur, tibia, tarsi, etc) and removing them from the background? --Al2 13:47, 13 December 2007 (UTC)

I means simply that you can improve the current version (colors, shape of the legs, add hairs), since you have more experience in SVG insect anatomy. This is what the current image need : an improvement.
If you want to make a 2nd image, with the skin, that's not my current request but you are perfectly free to make one.
Anonym 07:15, 15 December 2007 (UTC)

Image:Temptative bee legs.svgEdit

Hello ! I'm the wikigraphist who make the shéma. So y have seen your post in the french lab archives (in the archives ! arf, nobodys look here... ). So what do I make (yes, yes, my english is so bad) ? Your version is very nice !

What about Anatomical parts should be repositioned. ? I don't have example for right (?) schémas. You have an idéa ?

And for Image:Temptative bee new legs.svg ( Woaow ! Face-smile.svg ).. You think we must make a new image ?

Friendly, Walké 05:28, 21 December 2007 (UTC)

English: I'm going to try to uses Legs in the schema, and we'll see also. -- Walké 12:36, 10 January 2008 (UTC)
Français : Je vais faire un test, on verra après -- Walké 12:36, 10 January 2008 (UTC)

Commons Picture of the Year 2007 CompetitionEdit

Hi, I'm writing to let you know that an image of yours that become a Commons Featured Picture during 2007 is now part of the 2007 Picture of the Year competition. If you have > 200 edits you are welcome to vote too. Thanks for contributing your valuable work and good luck. --miya 16:08, 13 January 2008 (UTC)

Philip Greenspun illustration projectEdit

I don't really know the details but I thought you might be interested in this. Apparently someone donated money and you can win actual cash for you illustrations for Wikipedia.

http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Philip_Greenspun_illustration_project

Calibas 07:52, 31 January 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for the info. --Al2 16:05, 15 February 2008 (UTC)

Image:Tugboat diagram-en.svgEdit

Hi. I just noticed that the "Tugboat" on the side of Image:Tugboat diagram-en.svg is not appearing (i.e. the text tugboat where the name of the boat would be). Just wondering if it's something you had noticed. /Lokal_Profil 14:45, 10 June 2008 (UTC)

Thanks i'll fix it --Al2 15:55, 10 June 2008 (UTC)

Image:Rebelion org banner.pngEdit

Hi. I've deleted this image, whose sole purpose was harassing es:'s users. Please don't use Commons as your battlefield: this is NOT the place to solve your problems. Regards. --Dodo (talk) 16:49, 20 June 2008 (UTC) PS. Same with Image:Unblock rebelion org banner.png.

Hi there. Why are you accusing me of harrasing someone? Why did you not presume good faith? On which policy have you based your decision? I think this is a vandalism.--Al2 (talk) 17:27, 20 June 2008 (UTC)
I presume good faith: that's why you haven't been blocked. Can you explain which purpose has the banner? Apart from canvassing & proselytism, I mean. Do you think wasting resources here is the best way of solving your problems there? Regards. --Dodo (talk) 19:20, 20 June 2008 (UTC)
The purpose was written in the description page: To illustrate my viewpoint regarding a current discussion. Since other wikipedians in commons and in es-wikipedia use text to promote their personal view regarding topics in their user page, eg. when saying their belong to certain party or ideology, I have the right to illustrate my viewpoint using an image in my user page. I do not think resources are a problem here, but you stating that I am using this to harass others, when it is not true. --Al2 (talk) 20:06, 20 June 2008 (UTC)
If the purpose is the text written *inside* the image, why did you need *an image* in the first place? Maybe because most es: admins cannot delete it here? Ouch.
You simply don't need the image. And "illustrate [your] viewpoint regarding a current discussion" has a shorter name: canvassing. Do you want to continue arguing? --Dodo (talk) 21:09, 20 June 2008 (UTC) PS. No excuses for you calling me a vandal? Tsk, tsk.
You're so imaginative. Presume good faith first. Other wikipedians can state their ideological views freely (canvassing) and nobody block that. I can be canvassing in my own user page but you're harassing my views on this topic. --Al2 (talk) 04:47, 21 June 2008 (UTC)
I know these days "presume good faith" is a mantra, but it's not enough. You haven't answered my question, so I assume that you didn't need that image.
On the other hand, now you accuse me of harassing your views on es: Wikipedia when I deleted the text-converted-to-an-image here. So I was right, and it was a matter of you molesting es: users from Commons.
Regards. --Dodo (talk) 08:51, 21 June 2008 (UTC) PS. This is the last time I delete the image. Next time you will be blocked.


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Phosphene artistic depiction.gifEdit

I enjoyed seeing this image, and I wanted to compliment you on it. It does capture something of the pressure-phosphene experience. (As a child, I loved creating these by applying finger pressure to my eyelids. I don't do that anymore now that I'm an adult, since it can be kind of painful and it makes me worry about the possibility of injury.)

I did want to ask you about your color selection, however. (I assume you started out with a black-and-white checkerboard pattern, and applied a series of distortion filters to it.) Now, when I experienced the phenomenon, the light flashes appeared as a brilliant gold color. After awhile, this color shifted somewhat toward green (but this basically meant that I had done it long enough, and it was time to stop--otherwise, it became painful and was probably not good for my eyes.)

I had always assumed that everybody saw the brilliant gold-colored flashes, but now that I think of it, there's no reason to make that assumption. Different people may well see different colors. So I wanted to ask you, is that really the case? Are your flashes bright white?

If that's the case, I wonder what causes the difference in phosphene color perception, and what it might mean about us. RangerGordon (talk) 08:15, 12 July 2008 (UTC)

I Never thought about the colors but you're right when the phenomenon starts (the patterns start to create) there is something like round irregularly-edged stains, which can be golden or green-yellowish. But when the waves are formed I cant see them in color. Another thing is that the waves move towards me during the phenomenon. They are never still as depicted in the image. In the image you can see something like that, the tunnel where the waves formed and the circle patterns they acquire. Thanks for the interest. It shows that although we may have different cultures we do have some experiences in common such as that of perceiving this when a Child, which I really liked to do then. Regards Aldo. --Al2 (talk) 02:00, 14 July 2008 (UTC)
I hadn't thought whether or not we have different cultures, but I saw from your user page you are Chilean, so I see what you mean. (I love Isabel Allende, btw.) North vs. South be damned; America is a continent! LOL.
As for the "waves," yes, I remember them moving always "toward me," sort of radiating outward from a central point--like a tunnel, as you said--which, now that I think about it, does imply a circular pattern. However, I remember interpreting it more as a complex pattern of interlocking diamond (or lozenge) shapes. Always gold/green. After pressure was removed, I would see two interlocking circles which faded from green to purple and finally disappeared. Ha! It's funny to discuss such things; I haven't thought about it in years ... RangerGordon (talk) 04:26, 14 July 2008 (UTC)

ScreenshotsEdit

TV screen captures such as Seu Madruga 3.jpg are not allowed I am afraid, as they are copyright the TV company. The same goes for drawings closely based on screenshots. --MichaelMaggs (talk) 06:33, 25 September 2008 (UTC)

You mean the stencil of Don Ramón? I derived from another stencil which looked rather awkward. It is sad to realise that it may be under a copyright. A question: If I draw Don Ramon not based on any particular TV screen capture and do a stencil, do you think that would be a violation of any potential copyright? thanks --Al2 (talk) 23:05, 25 September 2008 (UTC)

my first contribution to wiki commonsEdit

Bicycle frame schematic

I wanted to thank you for your wonderful Bicycle_evolution-numbers.svg, I did some minor changes to one of the bikes pictured, and came up with a good diagram of the tubes found on a bicycle frame. I hope you like it.--Keithonearth (talk) 04:56, 29 September 2008 (UTC)

It looks great. You may find useful using this naming formula:

Image:Bicycle_Frame_Diagram-en.svg So that it could be translated into other languages: Image:Bicycle Frame Diagram-es.svg --Spanish Or made with numbers: Image:Bicycle Frame Diagram-numbers.svg You can also use these categories: Category:Bicycle diagrams Category:Created with Inkscape category:SVG transportation Regards --Al2 (talk) 13:24, 29 September 2008 (UTC)Aldo

Thanks for the encouragement, and the advice. I've re uploaded it with the new name as you suggested. Image:Bicycle Frame Diagram-en.svg I was having some issues figuring out the licencing stuff, I think it's sorted out, but you may want to check that it's respecting your original license.Keithonearth (talk) 08:17, 7 October 2008 (UTC)

More Bike picture related stuffEdit

I left a note on Image_talk:Bicycle_evolution-numbers.svg regarding some changes I'd like to make to that picture (and the -en version). Nothing big, but thought you might like to know. That seemed like the best place to leave a note, as a more language neutral, but if there's someplace better let me know. Cheers. Keithonearth (talk) 06:41, 22 November 2008 (UTC)

Image:Housefly_anatomy-key.svgEdit

Hy Al2, this vectorial image contains a mistake: in the head of the fly we can see the arista (number 23) inserted directly on the face, but really, in all Diptera Brachycera it is inserted on the third segment of antenna (number 24), because the arista is the terminal part of antennae. I tried to edit this image, but it doesn't work with Inkscape (I don't know why). Please would you change the image? Thanks! --gian_d (talk) 06:56, 4 December 2008 (UTC)

Thanks a lot, Aldo, you was very fast! I've uploaded the new version. See you --gian_d (talk) 08:03, 5 December 2008 (UTC)

Image:Animalism flag.svg 2Edit

That was a very good picture of the Hoof-and-Horn flag, Al2. I think that it very well fits the description in Animal Farm. Good job! -BlueCaper (talk) 03:49, 2 January 2009 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing imagesEdit

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Hello, Al2!

Tip: Add categories to your images

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Fotografía de CalfucuráEdit

Hola, atento a tu inquietud he insertado en la fuente de la fotografía el siguiente texto: Existen dudas sobre que esta sea una fotogarfiá de Calfucurá. La Universidad de Rio Cuarto (AR) lo aclara en http://www.unrc.edu.ar/publicar/tefros/revista/v2n3p04/imagenes/index.htm. En tanto subsista la controversia se deja constancia de la duda. Pero he revisado mi fuente y es correcta, por tanto no puedo sino dejar planteada la inquietud. Espero con esto ayudar a tu requerimiento, gracias por comunicarte.--Claudio Elias 14:55, 18 November 2009 (UTC)

Subida EcuadorEdit

Subida Ecuador

Hola, te escribo por que has cargado una imagen con el titulo Subida Ecuador. Podrias indicarme por favor donde se encuentra esta subida (calle) en Ecuador? Gracias y feliz año nuevo. --Cayambe (talk) 12:09, 1 January 2010 (UTC)

Inkscape hebrewEdit

Hi, i had some trouble in copy/pasting some hebrew text for a map for commons, should you give me some suggestions? Tu puede me respondir tambien en espanol, no lo sabe escriber ma lo compriendo.--Ciaurlec (talk) 18:18, 16 February 2011 (UTC)

A fast solution would be to make a bitmap image of your text (maybe using a screenshot or GIMP), import it to INKSCAPE and then trace and convert it to curves. As I do not have the file I cannot try other ways to solve it. Maybe if you change the inkscape file to UTF-8 or something, but I do not know how to do that. Rgs, AL2

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EugeneZelenko (talk) 15:29, 21 October 2011 (UTC)

Boat reuseEdit

Hey Al2, there is a funny reuse of your boat ! Watch at 1min50sec, funny Yug (talk) 08:57, 5 August 2012 (UTC)

Last modified on 5 August 2012, at 08:58