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Mike Pool

301 Edits since joining this wiki
April 10, 2007

Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome, welkom

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--Walter Siegmund 17:18, 10 April 2007 (UTC)

I reworded your entry in the Concordance

Hi Mike. I just put your working into the third person to match the rest of the article. Thanks for the addition! Tom Sponheim 17:23, 10 April 2007 (UTC)

Uploading comment

From the upload log, it appears that you may have uploaded multiple copies of your images. [1] Because of caching, both in your browser and in the Wikia servers, changes may not always be visible immediately. If you are impatient, refresh/reload your browser (usually a button near the top of your browser window). Also, try (for example). Action=purge purges the wikia server cache for this image. If you have no use for the copies of your images and wish to keep only the latest one that you uploaded, let me know and I'll be happy to delete the older versions of each image. Happy editing! Walter Siegmund 17:45, 10 April 2007 (UTC)

Please, delete any extra pictures on the server. I had been trying to download more pictures to my addition on the plane mirror solar cooker designs page as a gallery. I don't know what I am doing, so it did not work. One picture with a link to my story is enough anyway. Thank you for your help. the preceding unsigned comment is by Mike Pool (talk • contribs) 00:03, 11 April 2007

I deleted the extra pictures per your request. You can make image galleries as above (edit this page to see how I did it). Upload the images the way you uploaded the previous ones. It might be helpful to readers if you have images of some of the non-obvious mechanical details. Also, we are lacking high-resolution, high-quality, appealing images of solar cooked food. Best wishes, Walter Siegmund 20:28, 13 April 2007 (UTC)

I deleted words that are not neccessary in the Solar Fryer article - again. Mike Pool

I want to thank everyone allowing me to be a featured article story. I think Joseph Odey would be nice as a human interest story. The picture looks great as well.

Mike- I copied your note into Solar Cooking talk:This week's featured article#Solar Cooking:This week's featured article/2007-05-13. Thanks for the suggestion! Beth Ogilvie 20:28, 11 May 2007 (UTC)

I do not see a way to add "Seafood" into the blue tinted recipe box that is on the right side of the screen on each page of the recipe section. -Mike

It's in Template:Recipe TOC. I took care of it. It's great you're adding recipes! You can sign & date talk page entries with 4 tildes (~~~~) Beth Ogilvie 01:20, 14 May 2007 (UTC)

Thank you. There still a line across the word Dessert in the display. Does the box need a resizing or something?Mike Pool 01:36, 14 May 2007 (UTC)Mike Pool

I don't see a line in my display right now, but I know what you're talking about because I've seen it on other pages. I think it depends on the browser, window size, etc. (In other words, I think it's a bug in the browser.) Try making your window narrower or wider and see it that changes it. I've tried rearranging the pics a little, and I made the nav box a little narrower (by removing "cooking" from "cooking tips"). Let me know if any of it helps. Beth Ogilvie 19:36, 14 May 2007 (UTC)

Featured article

Hi Mike; I was curious to know whether any of the recipe articles that you've been working on might be suitable for featured article? Image:33460187.JPG is visually appealing and would make me want to read how it was done! Please nominate FAs at Solar_Cooking_talk:This_week's_featured_article#Solar_Cooking:This_week.27s_featured_article.2F2007-05-20. Walter Siegmund (talk) 18:02, 16 May 2007 (UTC)

Here is something interesting.

A link to the scientific paper appears in wikipedia:Nicole_Kuepper. Walter Siegmund (talk) 15:38, 26 August 2008 (UTC)

The same principle could be applied by using a windmill. A small photovoltaic panel running a small pump could work also.

Fascinating. Thank you. Walter Siegmund (talk) 05:19, 17 January

2008 (UTC)

This idea could be useful to some countries with a coastline.

I have unintentionally erased a caracter in Books. I thought I was only copying the code, but the recent activity page shows a -1 for books.

So, I did an "undo".

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