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Haeremai, welcome, talofa, Willkommen, bienvenue, welkom[]

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Please leave a message on my talk page if you think I may help with anything! Thurstan (talk) 11:30, November 11, 2014 (UTC)

Salve, amice[]

Greetings, multilingual friend!

You are east of the Adriatic and you write about people who were born west of it with a surname that came from north of it. Small place, Europe!

Jokes over! It is good to have another contributor from eastern Europe. You may wish to greet our most prolific eastern European (now an American), User:Afil. Another multilingual gentleman.

I glanced at your contributions. Noticing several births in a place I know little about, I looked it up. Wikipedia calls it by a slightly different name, which you will find we have here. Follow the links! If you make that very small change in your people's pages, you should find them all listed at Vicenza/bdm.

If you are creating pages for more people over several generations, here's a tip: start by creating a page for the youngest (such as yourself). Then when you click a parent's name in the infobox the program fills in several fields for you.

Kind regards. ---- Robin Patterson (Talk) 06:58, November 27, 2014 (UTC)

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