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(A comment (or two): At least nobody said that I *was* bananas!)
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Also, I find the Hobbies Workgroup categorization a little odd. I suppose it's there because bananas are a potential garden plant. But then isn't just about ''anything'' a potential hobby for ''someone''? Do we need editorial oversight from the Hobbies Workgroup for an article on bananas? —[[User:Eric Winesett|Eric Winesett]] 11:01, 24 November 2007 (CST)
 
Also, I find the Hobbies Workgroup categorization a little odd. I suppose it's there because bananas are a potential garden plant. But then isn't just about ''anything'' a potential hobby for ''someone''? Do we need editorial oversight from the Hobbies Workgroup for an article on bananas? —[[User:Eric Winesett|Eric Winesett]] 11:01, 24 November 2007 (CST)
  
:For a)no, I don't think so.  It's in a note, and I put it there because it *is* a complex business and *someone* should speak to it, and a note will remind someone to do that...eventually....As to b)well, I started this, and I was thinking of cooking with bananas, and gardening with bananas (I am from Australia, after all.  I suppose people don't spend time cooking and gardening with bananas in Philadelphia.  Thinking more about it, "Food Science" would probably be better...?  
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:For a)no, I don't think so.  It's in a note, and I put it there because it *is* a complex business and *someone* should speak to it, and a note will remind someone to do that...eventually....As to b)well, I started this, and I was thinking of cooking with bananas, and gardening with bananas (I am from Australia, after all.  I suppose people don't spend time cooking and gardening with bananas in Philadelphia.) Thinking more about it, "Food Science" would probably be better...?  
[[User:Aleta Curry|Aleta Curry]] 22:59, 24 November 2007 (CST)
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::We can agree to disagree on the first part, but this much I know: Next time I fill out a form that asks about my hobbies, I'm definitely writing "bananas". —[[User:Eric Winesett|Eric Winesett]] 23:47, 24 November 2007 (CST)
 
::We can agree to disagree on the first part, but this much I know: Next time I fill out a form that asks about my hobbies, I'm definitely writing "bananas". —[[User:Eric Winesett|Eric Winesett]] 23:47, 24 November 2007 (CST)
  
 
:::I'm going to write "sexual dimorphism" [http://en.citizendium.org/wiki?title=Talk:Sexual_dimorphism&diff=100194427]. ;-) --[[User:Joe Quick|Joe Quick]] 00:07, 25 November 2007 (CST)
 
:::I'm going to write "sexual dimorphism" [http://en.citizendium.org/wiki?title=Talk:Sexual_dimorphism&diff=100194427]. ;-) --[[User:Joe Quick|Joe Quick]] 00:07, 25 November 2007 (CST)
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::::Ha!  "Name your hobbies"  -- Photography, stamp collecting and bananas.  Least it would bea talking point!  "Sexual dimorphism" was one of my wittier moments.  I'll go change the cat; surprised you didn't already.

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A comment (or two)

At this stage, almost every article is going to have broken ("red") links to as-yet unwritten CZ articles, but it seems a bit much to write "The naming of species in the genus Musa, family Musaceae, is a complex business. See more, including the taxonomic history, at Musa," when no such article exists.

Also, I find the Hobbies Workgroup categorization a little odd. I suppose it's there because bananas are a potential garden plant. But then isn't just about anything a potential hobby for someone? Do we need editorial oversight from the Hobbies Workgroup for an article on bananas? —Eric Winesett 11:01, 24 November 2007 (CST)

For a)no, I don't think so. It's in a note, and I put it there because it *is* a complex business and *someone* should speak to it, and a note will remind someone to do that...eventually....As to b)well, I started this, and I was thinking of cooking with bananas, and gardening with bananas (I am from Australia, after all. I suppose people don't spend time cooking and gardening with bananas in Philadelphia.) Thinking more about it, "Food Science" would probably be better...?
Aleta Curry 22:59, 24 November 2007 (CST)
We can agree to disagree on the first part, but this much I know: Next time I fill out a form that asks about my hobbies, I'm definitely writing "bananas". —Eric Winesett 23:47, 24 November 2007 (CST)
I'm going to write "sexual dimorphism" [1]. ;-) --Joe Quick 00:07, 25 November 2007 (CST)
Ha! "Name your hobbies" -- Photography, stamp collecting and bananas. Least it would bea talking point! "Sexual dimorphism" was one of my wittier moments. I'll go change the cat; surprised you didn't already.