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Women and Bio~physics can be more useful to Africa than Women in Politics:[edit]

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All theorems, lemmas and propositions with simple provements. How about new wiki — WikiProves?[edit]



I am the creator of a wiki site — — the free encyclopedia of provements for all theorems, lemmas and other propositions from all fields of study.

There are lots of different propositions. You can find them in books, in scholl (university), in Wikipedia. Everywhere. And I think that is the main reason why we should pick them up in one place.

The important thing is that there have to be a provement for most of propositions. But the problem is that sometimes they are big, difficult, inarticulate or missing at all! It would be really cool to give simple (or at least understandable) provements to such propositions.

WikiProves mission — arrange all theorems, lemmas and propositions with simple and evident provements

The site already has more than 90 provements.

I would like to listen your opinions about this idea. Please, leave your Support/Against opinions on proposal project discussion page.

I am a student. I really like to share knowledge with others and explain things in plain language. When my university life stated I did not have time to make movies for my educational YouTube channel and there was no way for me to share my knowledge (yes, sharing with others is like a habit). I had to study a lot of math wich is full of different propositions. At first, I started to write provements in my notebook. But I thought it is old and not really effective. And then I suddenly came up with an idea of a project which is now called WikiProves.

P.S.: I apologise for my English. I am from Russia.

Elvish Wikipedia[edit]

I propose to create a Wikipedia in the fictional language of Sindarin. Кофе (talk) 13:47, 12 July 2016 (UTC)

Run by fictional characters as well? :-) Rehman 14:51, 12 July 2016 (UTC)

Language_proposal_policy#Requisites_for_eligibility. --Nemo 19:55, 12 July 2016 (UTC)

Would discussions be required to feel poetically pleasant? --NaBUru38 (talk) 00:44, 17 July 2016 (UTC)

Subject Dictionary[edit]

I am planning a subject dictionary in all languages. From what I have seen so far, the emphasis is on languages and not subjects. Is it possible to host a subject dictionary here? —The preceding Soubanikhaled (talk) 13:58, 15 July 2016 (UTC) comment was added by Soubanikhaled (talk)

Please, see New projects. Ruslik (talk) 12:30, 14 July 2016 (UTC)
In particular OmegaWiki.—Odysseus1479 (talk) 04:55, 17 July 2016 (UTC)
Dear Soubanikhaled, you may be interested in this. --NaBUru38 (talk) 00:46, 17 July 2016 (UTC)

Why don't you accept user pages for IP addresses?[edit]

Hello. I'm Connor and I'm new here. I created a user page for myself and it was speedy deleted a couple minutes later. Why don't you accept user pages for IP addresses?-- 17:15, 21 July 2016 (UTC)

See first line of Musings_about_unregistered_contributors#What_is_an_anonymous_contributor. If you want a stable identity, such as a userpage, by definition you want registration. Nemo 17:17, 21 July 2016 (UTC)
@Nemo bis: And why do we accept (so-called?) "subpages" of IP user pages (i.e. User:Pathoschild/2015 invalid user pages#Subpages)? --Liuxinyu970226 (talk) 03:27, 22 July 2016 (UTC)
For usage by other people, apparently. Nemo 13:49, 24 July 2016 (UTC)

German to English translation needed - issue about open proxies[edit]

Hello. Is there a German speaker who can help me understand a user's issue by translating to English? Please see Talk:No_open_proxies#.22total_lock.22. Thanks. Blue Rasberry (talk) 18:49, 25 July 2016 (UTC)

WikiObject project propousal[edit]

Hi, how about a wikipedia about objects? Instead of generic articles of , for example, "Ballpoint pen" or "Bic cristal" it would be "Green Ballpoint pen Bic cristal 2014" Doing these for millions of objects would allow people to have an open, free, universal and central place to refer specific objects.

General info about project is at and more technical and wikidata related info at

Qupro (talk) 08:34, 27 July 2016 (UTC)