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Best regards! Liuxinyu970226 (talk) 22:59, 18 August 2018 (UTC)

Hi. It looks like old people from economics are dead. Fell free to spam my talk if you want to colaborate. I'm working on importing macroeconomics from worldbank. --813gan (talk) 12:27, 9 June 2019 (UTC)


Hi Roy17,

Please avoid re-purposing items as you did on https://www.wikidata.org/w/index.php?title=Q3253629.

To provide stable data to our users, do not re-use items for different purposes once they have statements, notably P31. Do not merge items of different type.

Even if one or the other sitelink needs to go elsewhere, one should move the sitelinks, not re-purpose items. --- Jura 19:01, 3 July 2019 (UTC)

@Jura1: well, then you should tell this guy special:diff/334050545.--Roy17 (talk) 19:03, 3 July 2019 (UTC)
Can you undo your merge? BTW, to move sitelinks, there is a gadget "Move" on Special:Preferences#mw-prefsection-gadgets. --- Jura 19:06, 3 July 2019 (UTC)
@Jura1: I dont bother but would only merge. Because Q3253629 has had the same purpose as Chinese given name (Q22809413) since Oct 2017 when special:diff/582684208 this happened. The goals should be 1. the current Q3253629 and Q22809413 be merged, and 2. the old Q3253629 be deleted if you like. I dont care how you want to achieve this.--Roy17 (talk) 19:13, 3 July 2019 (UTC)
I noticed you don't care, but as you mentioned you think Wikidata is a mess maybe it's a good moment to start doing things correctly. --- Jura 14:03, 4 July 2019 (UTC)
@Jura1: you are exactly doing the wrong thing. You want to do it the correct way? Revert the wrong merge in 2017. Then merge Q14520661 with Q22809413.--Roy17 (talk) 14:12, 4 July 2019 (UTC)
If you think that other changes need to be done, feel free to do so. --- Jura 15:35, 4 July 2019 (UTC)
  • From your message on your talk page, I get the impression you think that you can change items to whatever you think is useful. This isn't the case. --- Jura 15:35, 4 July 2019 (UTC)