User talk:Mirzhan Irkegulov
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Some ideas for contributions
Сәлем Миржан — welcome aboard CZ. Matt has already given you some hints as to how things work here in general, and I wish to add some more practical hints on what possibilities you have to contribute. For a start, I just took some of the keywords from the information you supplied upon registration, and display below the current state of related CZ articles (for documentation, see Template:Rpl/Doc):
- Ska: Musical genre originating in Jamaica in the late 1950s combining Caribbean mento and calypso with jazz and rhythm and blues.
- Reggae: A term for a particular music style that emerged in Jamaica in the late 1960s.
- Music: The art of structuring time by combining sound and silence into rhythm, harmonies and melodies.
- Anarchism: Doctrine that all forms of government are undesirable and should be abolished.
- Atheism: Absence of belief in any god or other supernatural beings; distinct from antitheism, or opposition to religion, and agnosticism, the position that one cannot know whether such beings exist.
- Positivism: Add brief definition or description
- Video game: A game played using an electronic controller to manipulate images on a display screen.
- Mathematics: The study of quantities, structures, their relations, and changes thereof.
- Programming language: A formal language specification, and programs for translating the formal language to machine code.
- Jamaica: Caribbean island nation that became independent in 1962; formerly part of the British Empire and built on the slave trade (population about 2.8 million).
- Kazakhstan: A landlocked central Asian nation, formerly part of the Soviet Union, bordered by China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan
- Kazakh language: Add brief definition or description
- Central Asia: A geographic area with many definitions, one common one based on the newly independent, predominantly Muslim republics of the former Soviet Union
I am also interested in the history and especially the culture of Central Asia, as my band is performing traditional Central Asian music, and so I would welcome collaboration on CZ articles related to that. For such an example, see Ari Babakhanov.
Сау бол! Daniel Mietchen 04:31, 5 October 2008 (CDT)
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