User talk:Doneve


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Happy New Year[edit]

Hi Doneve,
I hope 2016 is a happy, prosperous and healthy year for you and your family. BrokenMnemonic (talk) 00:49, 3 January 2016 (PST)


Hi Doneve, I've just updated the article for Electra and I think something odd may be going on with the system tables. Electra, Maia and Merope are all named systems in the Pleiades Cluster, but while both Merope and the Pleiades Cluster appear in the systems table, Maia doesn't. I've only got a small part of the systems spreadsheet with me at work (the systems that begin with D, basically) so I can't check easily here, but could you take a look at your copy when it's sorted for Electra, and see how far away it lists Electra and Maia as being? It may be there's a bug in the spreadsheet. BrokenMnemonic (talk) 01:41, 28 January 2016 (PST)

Hu, a bug, ok, Maia has a distance from 1,1114 in my spreed sheet, when i sort to Electra.--Doneve (talk) 04:19, 28 January 2016 (PST)
Hiya, I think there may be another bug - I've just been looking at Elix, and it has Ashburton recorded as being 28.1 LY away. Elix is in the Draconis Combine though, and Ashburton's in the Free Worlds League. Looking at the map in ER: 2750, I think it should be Ashio rather than Ashburton, but it may mean that a row has gone missing from your copy of the spreadsheet, or maybe some of the data's ended up sorted out of sequence? I went and checked the Ashio page, as Ashio doesn't appear in Elix's system table, and on the Ashio page, Elix is listed as 28.2 LY away, so it should be there. BrokenMnemonic (talk) 03:20, 8 February 2016 (PST)
Arg, i see it, i have two copys of the spreadsheet and i used the wrong, sorry my failur grml grml :(.--Doneve (talk) 03:35, 8 February 2016 (PST)
Ah, no harm done. You should be more worried that I've stared at so many planet articles I'm starting to remember where every planet is, and yet I still can't remember what my own phone number is! BrokenMnemonic (talk) 04:00, 8 February 2016 (PST)
Ha ha ha, I know what you mean, i looked with my wife the Game of Throns series, and after this marathon i was so confused about the story, you know what i mean :).--Doneve (talk) 16:05, 8 February 2016 (PST)

Record Sheets 5: Vehicles[edit]

Umm, Doneve - we already have that article (and cover image) here: BattleTech Record Sheets Volume Five: Vehicles... Though I have no idea why there wasn't a redirect in place. Frabby (talk) 05:18, 31 January 2016 (PST)

Ups, please delete my new page.--Doneve (talk) 05:30, 31 January 2016 (PST)


Doneve - Can you upload the Epsilon Regiment insignia from Field Manual: Mercenaries, Revised ? Thanks! ClanWolverine101 (talk) 14:57, 11 March 2016 (PST)

Yep, i do this. Sorry for not answerd email, i do this next day.--Doneve (talk) 16:30, 11 March 2016 (PST)

Get well soon[edit]

Doneve - Sorry to hear you're going to the hospital. Get well soon! ClanWolverine101 (talk) 11:36, 17 March 2016 (PDT)

Planets Spreadsheet[edit]

Hi Doneve,
Do you want a copy of the spreadsheet I put together to make producing the nearest system tables a bit easier? It's not particularly elegant, but it saves a certain amount of time typing. BrokenMnemonic (talk) 00:26, 19 April 2016 (PDT)

Hi, i want absolutly ;) a copy, then i can go on to update the nearby systems table, thanks.--Doneve (talk) 00:29, 19 April 2016 (PDT)
I'm just home from a boardgames evening (unfortunately, the Thunderbirds crashed and burned, and the Hood probably went on to achieve world domination) and I've uploaded a copy of the spreadsheet here: - it's got the details for El Giza in it at the moment, as that's the last planet I worked on. If you use Volt's spreadsheet to identify the nearest neighbours, then copy and paste the nearby systems within 60 LY and the distances into the two populated columns on the left, the column on the far right then updates to the code for the bulk of the systems table. You still need to put the header and closing tag on it though, and it won't pick up things like redirects because it works off straight text. You also need to manually add ".0" to those jump distances that are an exact number of light years, as Excel wouldn't display a decimal of zero in a concatenated field for some reason. It saves me quite a bit of time when I'm updating articles - hope it helps. BrokenMnemonic (talk) 13:32, 19 April 2016 (PDT)
Thanks man, i look in it, if i have questions i set up a talk.--Doneve (talk) 13:36, 19 April 2016 (PDT)