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Reverted edits by I am your new vandal (Talk); changed back to last version by Andrew
:I think the problem here is that the English-speaking literature isn't the same across the board, because some of it has been written for people such as yourself who speak English non-natively and are thus more able to recognize a saint's name in their mother tongue. I understand Sava, because Sabbas isn't a common English name anyway, but common names like Paul or Daniel seem unlikely to be said as Pavle or Danilo by an Anglophone. Certain cases are debatable, but changing names like Varnava to Barnabas, for example, are specifically mandated in the style guide. [[User:Gabriela|Gabriela]] 11:30, March 20, 2007 (PDT)
:Sorry if I seemed harsh the first time; I reread the style guide and for some cases you do have a point. But I think that if your intention is to help Americans understand Orthodoxy, they're going to relate a lot better to someone named Stephen (the name found in their Bible) than to someone named Stefan. In any case, I'm willing to leave the more ambiguous Serbian names as they are from now on. [[User:Gabriela|Gabriela]] 11:35, March 20, 2007 (PDT)
::I'm happy we've come to an agreement. I think in a way we were both just fighting for our own respective language and culture. I understand why you'd want your saints' names in their original form. [[User:Gabriela|Gabriela]] 20:19, March 20, 2007 (PDT)
==British Orthodox Church article==
(pasted over by Gabriela from Ddpbf's main user page)
Please may I know what exactly was meant by the changes and redirect you made to British Orthodox Church that I started and now I can't find any trace of my edits of this page , did you delete my edits?--[[User:Ghaly|Ghaly]] 16:55, March 25, 2007 (PDT)
==Serbian Orthowiki==
Ah, that would be excellent! First I would suggest reading [[OrthodoxWiki:Localization]] to see some of the technicalities required. But to get authorization and get yourself added as an affiliate, you would need to talk to [[User:FrJohn|FrJohn]]. He's the boss around here, ultimately, and he'll be a lot better able to inform you of the specifics than I. Good luck, and I hope you had a blessed Annunciation! [[User:Gabriela|Gabriela]] 20:44, March 25, 2007 (PDT)
:Oh, sorry, I forgot about the calendar difference. Well, I hope your Lent in general is going well, then! No problem about the edits; I think you've added a lot of good information to the wiki. [[User:Gabriela|Gabriela]] 09:24, March 26, 2007 (PDT)
*Помаже Бог. Ево регистровао сам се овде. Ево прво ћу направити главну страницу "наше" православне вики.
== Interwiki ==
Yes, I see the problem, but I don't know how to fix it. I think this is something only [[User:FrJohn|FrJohn]] can do. &mdash;[[User:ASDamick|<font size="3.5" color="green" face="Adobe Garamond Pro, Garamond, Georgia, Times New Roman">Fr. Andrew</font>]] <sup>[[User_talk:ASDamick|<font color="red">talk</font>]]</sup> <small>[[Special:Contributions/ASDamick|<font color="black">contribs</font>]]</small> 10:22, March 27, 2007 (PDT)
== Thanks from Filipino ==
Hi brother, I'm new to Wikipedia and thanks for your welcoming remarks. [[User:Filipino|Filipino]] 07:31, May 18, 2007 (PDT)
== How to delete pictures ==
Ddpbf, it looks like the pictures are not on ORTHODOX WIKI, but on, I am trying to purge them from there. - [[User:Andrew|Andrew]] 06:19, June 18, 2007 (PDT)
== About language templates ==
Hello Dalibor, You asked me if I could add language boxes for Serbian, Ancient Greek, and Slavonic. Well I may not be the right person for this task because I know none of these languages. I did not add any language boxes, I just modified the Categories of the boxes that were already here. But I do agree that they should exist. I will see what I can do. - [[User:Andrew|Andrew]] 09:13, June 21, 2007 (PDT)

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