User talk:Jim N.
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Good to see you here! Welcome, and thanks for your contributions. Fr. John
Capitalization in article names
How are you creating new articles? I'm curious, as it seems that you're creating articles with all lower-case names and then renaming them to be properly capitalized. It's possible to create articles with correct capitalization in them. See How to create a new article for info. —[[User:ASDamick|—Fr. Andrew talk contribs (THINK!)]] 17:32, 1 Aug 2005 (EDT)
Hi Reader Andrew,
I guess this is where I'm suppose to reply? :) I was typing in 'Joseph the betrothed' next to the domain name to see if a page existed already, and when it didn't I created one. But I've since realized that I can type in 'Joseph the Betrothed' and everything works out the first time. Sorry for the trouble.
- Hi Jim,
Don't worry about it, everything is easily fixed. You have to jump in and break some things to get the hang of it -- that's the learning process. Don't feel like you're stepping on eggshells! Also, about replies, you can respond either here or on the other User's talk page, each has it's advantage. If it's someone like me or Rdr Andrew, we check the changelogs pretty frequently so we'd be able to catch any comments you leave here. But if it's someone else, or there's a time delay, it might be better to respond to another user on their talk page since then they'll get that bright "new messages" signal when they login. - Fr. John
- Hi Jim,
- No trouble at all. Just wanted to make sure that you were saturated with KNOWLEDGE. :) —[[User:ASDamick|—Fr. Andrew talk contribs (THINK!)]] 18:38, 1 Aug 2005 (EDT)
Hey, Jim. Since you're adding all these good articles about apostles, you might want to know that the word in their titles is spelled laudable. :) —[[User:ASDamick|—Fr. Andrew talk contribs (THINK!)]] 09:50, 2 Aug 2005 (EDT)
lol... good to know. Thx. ;)
FrJohn forwarded me your question regarding St. Apphia.
The Great Horologion from Holy Transfiguration Monastery in Boston lists Apphia as an apostle. I'm not sure why St. Nikolai's work doesn't—perhaps there may be a Slavic hesitation at using "Apostle" for women. In any event, in my own work on this sort of thing, I always try to go for the "highest" title for a given saint, and of course pointing out differences in traditions is acceptable, as well. —[[User:ASDamick|—Fr. Andrew talk contribs (THINK!)]] 10:36, 2 Aug 2005 (EDT)