User talk:Doneve


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User talk:Doneve/Archive1
User talk:Doneve/Archive2 April 2010-January 2011
User talk:Doneve/Archive3 January 2011-December 2011
User talk:Doneve/Archive4 January 2012-December 2012
User talk:Doneve/Archive5 January 2013-January 2014
User talk:Doneve/Archive6 January 2014-January 2015

Merry CHristmas[edit]

Hi Doneve,
I hope you and your family hae a great and stress-free Christmas and New Year - preferably involving lots of the best things in life, like all the stollen you can eat ;) BrokenMnemonic (talk) 08:36, 23 December 2014 (PST)

Happy Holidays, Doneve! By the way, left you a message on Aries. ClanWolverine101 (talk) 11:59, 1 January 2015 (PST)
Thanks guys :).--Doneve (talk) 13:07, 1 January 2015 (PST)
Doneve - Got your message. Thanks! ClanWolverine101 (talk) 21:37, 2 January 2015 (PST)

Planet Co-ordinates[edit]

Hy Doneve,

I hope you had a good time over the holidays? I'm trying to adjust to the idea that it's 2015 already, and I have to go back to work on Monday. Where did the holiday go?

Volt's left an updated link for the systems/distance spreadsheet on my talk page - because the overall map got updated, it looks like the planet coordinates have shifted slightly, which has caused knock-on changes in which systems are nearest. I think we're going to have to start again at the beginning, but the sheet does have all of the Combine planets in, so it should be complete, and I don't think we'll have to change again once this one's done. BrokenMnemonic (talk) 04:05, 3 January 2015 (PST)

Hi BM, yep i got the spreadsheet, i start to work this day from it. But grml i start again from [A] and double check the info.--Doneve (talk) 04:34, 3 January 2015 (PST)
Hi Doneve,
I just came across Attenbrooks, a system with no systems within 60 light years. Rather than leave the Nearby systems section blank, I listed the four nearest systems - and specifically annotated them as being the four nearest systems - so that those browsing can get an idea of how far away the system is from anything else of note. Does that seem like a good idea to you? BrokenMnemonic (talk) 13:26, 16 February 2015 (PST)


You're going into hospital again? I understand that nurses are cute, what with the uniforms and all, but surely it would be more convenient for you if we had a whip-round here and got you a subscription to instead, to cut down on the travelling?
I hope you're out of hospital soon, and not just so that I don't have to do all of these planets myself... BrokenMnemonic (talk) 23:53, 5 January 2015 (PST)

Don't worry, my laptop go with me and i can use wlan, iam in work to prepar the spreadshett, then i can quickly update 50 planet pages on one day. Yes yes the nurses, but my wife is the best nurse ;)--Doneve (talk) 10:31, 6 January 2015 (PST)
Heavy hit, those nurses are really calling you back. Rather have you get better than worry about working on the wiki! Feel well, my friend. -- Wrangler (talk) 13:23, 6 January 2015 (PST)
Thanks my friends, i come better prepared and we will rock sarna. But when i known it comes to end, i want to manage that User: BrokenMnemonic, User:ClanWolverine101, User: Wrangler, Mbear, Frabby, i hope User: Revanche found time to a last lunch and party. Ya ya some lives on america, england and germany but dont worry i love all of you, money is not the problem, i send all or my wife to you some infos etc. etc. via sarna email, how we can do this, when the time comes. Its a crazy idea but i want this and do this.--Doneve (talk) 13:55, 6 January 2015 (PST)
I think you've got years left in you yet - unless your wife catches you with two or three of those nurses... BrokenMnemonic (talk) 11:40, 7 January 2015 (PST)


Hy Doneve
I hope you're feeling well, and aren't too tired from chasing all those nurses around the hospital...
I've just added a short article on the Finmark Air and Space Academy, based on the detail in Field Report 2765: Periphery. I included in the notes a section on how the Academy and its abbreviation, FASA, are almost certainly homages to the company FASA and the source of FASA's name, the Freedonian Aeronautics and Space Administration. I know that's at least the second FASA homage I've seen in recent products, because Historical: Op KLONDIKE also has a planet named Fasa in it. Do you think it's worth noting those homages in a notes section in the article on FASA here on Sarna? I've not done much with the articles based on real life here, so I'm not sure if that'd count as too much extraneous detail or not. BrokenMnemonic (talk) 02:13, 13 January 2015 (PST)

Hy BM, iam feeling so lala! I like this little homage note on FASA and its not worth to add this tid bit of info.--Doneve (talk) 03:58, 13 January 2015 (PST)


If you could check this talk page, that'd be great! -BobTheZombie (talk) 20:08, 16 January 2015 (PST)

Feeling Better?[edit]

Hi Doneve, i noticed you changed wikibreak status. Are you feeling better I hope? -- Wrangler (talk) 04:32, 23 January 2015 (PST)

Hidden Worlds[edit]

Hy Doneve,
I just hit a system with one of the Hidden Worlds in the nearest systems table, and it made me think about which names should be used for them. Given that we've had the locations of the Ruins of Gabriel, Jardine and Mayadi canonised through publications, but Obeedah and Taussen were confirmed by Herb on the forum. As it wasn't in the official Ask the Writer/Ask the Developer forum, and it specifically caveated by him as something that could change, I think we should stick to using Sharpe and Versailles, even though in most other situations I'd use the more recent name. Does that sound reasonable to you? The redirects are all set up so anyone specifically searching for the worlds will find them, but it means we don't have to run around changing system tables all over the place if a future developer changes the location of the last two worlds. BrokenMnemonic (talk) 13:31, 26 January 2015 (PST)

This make sense, thanks to point out this.--Doneve (talk) 23:28, 26 January 2015 (PST)

Ranks and Italics[edit]

Doneve - I gotta ask, when did we decide to italicize every single rank in an article? Thanks. ClanWolverine101 (talk) 21:11, 2 February 2015 (PST)

Never, in the past i built this error in unit articles, only Draconis Combine and Lyran Commonwealth/Lyran Alliance ranks shut be italicize, take a look on the BattleCorps: Style Guide.--Doneve (talk) 05:39, 6 February 2015 (PST)

Random Act of Appreciation[edit]

Noticing that you corrected a typo and added some italics where appropriate in the middle of one of my rather long essays (Interpolated Autocannons), shows me that someone actually READ that bit of pondering. While Sarna is no longer a place for Fanon, the Fanon is what drew me here in the first place, so seeing someone actually read something there tickles me. : ) So, have your 10th random act of appreciation award. -- LRichardson 19:59, 19 February 2015 (PST)

Retired Award[edit]

Hi Doneve,
We passed a milestone yesterday or the day before - more than 10% of the planets have been updated to the new article format with the co-ordinates and nearby systems updated. I wouldn't have been able to get as much done as I have without your help - I would've lost the will to live somewhere around the 200th planet beginning with the letter "A" if it was just me working on the update. So, I've retired your 10th All Purpose Award so that I can give you your 11th. You rock. BrokenMnemonic (talk) 13:24, 3 March 2015 (PST)

Hey Doneve[edit]

Hey - That link you sent me seems to be dead. Can you send me a new one via Aries? Thanks! ClanWolverine101 (talk) 22:06, 21 March 2015 (PDT)