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Association of Wikipedians Who Dislike Making Broad Judgments About the Worthiness of a General Category of Article, and Who Are in Favor of the Deletion of Some Particularly Bad Articles, but That Doesn't Mean They Are Deletionists

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Est omnino difficile iudicare inclusionis meritum cuiusdam rei in encyclopædia cum ratio sciendi quid populi referat incerta sit, sed nihilominus aliquid encyclopædiam dedecet

It is generally difficult to judge the worthiness of a particular topic for inclusion in an encyclopedia considering that there is no certain way to know what interests people, but some topics nevertheless are not fit for an encyclopedia.

This motto reflects the desire of these Wikipedians to be reluctant, but not entirely unwilling, to remove articles from Wikipedia.


Despite all attempts at privatization, it turns out that there are some things that don't want to be owned.
Music, water, seeds, electricity, ideas--they keep bursting out of the confines erected around them.
They have a natural resistance to enclosure, a tendency to escape, to cross-pollinate,
to flow through fences, and flee out open windows.
Naomi Klein, Fences and Windows


Some thoughtsEdit

  • "Wikipedia guidelines are like scripture: somewhere in the labyrinthine network of rules, you can find support for any position." S Marshall[1]
  • Inclusionism and Deletionism: "A plague o' both your houses! They have made worms' meat of me." Mercutio
  • "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines." Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance
  • "The best is the enemy of the good." Voltaire, La Bégueule (1772).
  • "We are blessed to be living in an age when we have a global communications network in which idiots, assholes, and total and complete wastes of fucking human life alike can come together to give instant feedback in an unfettered and unmonitored online environment." The Onion.
  • Adler's Laws of Wikipedia
  • "I say we take off and nuke the entire site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure." Ripley.
  • "Our social policies are not a suicide pact." Jimmy Wales, March 2005.
  • "I find your lack of [good] faith disturbing.".[2] The Wordsmith.
  • "'Notability purges' are being executed throughout Wikipedia by empire-building, wannabe tin-pot dictators masquerading as humble editors."[3]
  • "[There are] significant differences between Wikipedia members and non-Wikipedia members in agreeableness, openness, and conscientiousness, which were lower for the Wikipedia members."[4]
  • "A small fraction of editors —Wikipedians— do most of the work and produce most of the value."[5]
  • "I don't think banishing users when their block log reaches a magic number teaches anybody anything except that it pays to keep cycling identities if you ever do get a block." MickMacNee[6]
  • "[T]he consensus of the [Wikipedia] community is that WP should be a storage place for all published information in case there is a nuclear war, gigantic solar flare, or alien invasion and all the rest of the Internet and all libraries are destroyed leaving WP alone to preserve human civilisation." Steve Dufour[7]
  • "Many Wikipedia contributors are out of their element. The foundation of the project is academic publishing, but very few people who are actively involved (or addicted, if you will) have the qualifications to be part of such an environment." A Horse With No Name, Wikipedia Review.
  • "Let's make a wiki. No, this is not an indecent proposal. It's an idea to add a little feature to Nupedia. Jimmy Wales thinks that many people might find the idea objectionable, but I think not. "Wiki," pronounced \wee'-kee\, derives from a Polynesian word, "wikiwiki," but what it means is a VERY open, VERY publicly-editable series of web pages." lsanger@nupedia.com Wed, 10 Jan 2001 12:50:32
  • "Wikipedia is up! Humor me. Go there and add a little article. It will take all of five or ten minutes. --Larry" lsanger@nupedia.com Wed, 17 Jan 2001 15:16:25
  • "None of this is to say that the Nupedia wiki will replace the main encyclopedia; of course it won't. But will be an interesting ancillary endeavor!" --LarrySanger, 17 Jan 2001
  • "As Wikipedia has grown, it has become increasingly clear that it functions as a necessary layer in the Internet knowledge system, a layer that was not needed in the analog age." Casper Grathwohol, OUP, Jan 2011
  • "Others ... thought the first thing to do was eliminate all worthless books. They would ... leaf disgustedly through a volume, and condemn entire walls of books. It is to their hygenic, asetic rage that we lay the senseless loss of millions of volumes." Borges on the "Purifiers" in The Library of Babel, 1941.

My editingEdit

Admin statistics
Action Count
Edits 44160
Edits+Deleted 46413
Pages deleted 1076
Revisions deleted 172
Pages restored 120
Pages protected 118
Pages unprotected 2
Protections modified 11
Users blocked 209
Users reblocked 19
Users unblocked 14
User rights modified 1
Users created 1

Significant editsEdit

  • Bold: I wrote all or the bulk of the article
  • Italics: Deprodded
  •  : Was at AfD or had been deleted

PoliticsEdit

2009 G-20 London summit protests · Ali Miraj · Ali Qanso · Altaf Hussain · Andrew Landeryou  · Animals Count · A.S.P Liyanage · The Blah! Party · Bosnia and Herzegovina – Romania relations  · Boston Bypass Independents · Template:British political parties · British war crimes · Campaign for a New Workers' Party · Carlos Flores Dueñas · Charles A. Hurley · Church of the Militant Elvis Party · The Common Good (political party) · Community Action Party · Community Group · The Community Group (London Borough of Hounslow) · Dave Cooke · David Noakes · Death of Ian Tomlinson · Democratic Labour Party (UK) · Democratic Left (UK) · Democratic Party (UK, 1998) · Dominic Cummings · Dominic Delaney · Dyab Abou Jahjah · Edward A. McCabe · Equal Parenting Alliance · For Darwen · Francoist Catalonia · Free Scotland Party · George Leeman · George Tremlett · Hands Off the People of Iran  · Henry Galgacus Redhead Yorke · Independent Working Class Association · John George Smyth (1815–1869) · Kosovo je Srbija · Leila Deen · Len McCluskey · Lincolnshire Independents · List of political parties in the United Kingdom · List of protests in the United Kingdom · Llais Gwynedd · Lung Ying-tai · Make Politicians History · Malaysia–Venezuela relations · Michael Foster (agent) · Mike Granatt · Morecambe Bay Independents · Nancy Agag · National Health Action Party · The New Party (United Kingdom) · New Politics Network · Nina Temple · Norman Scarth · Northern Party · Peace Party (UK) · Pensioners Party (England) · Peter Craine · Political make-up of local councils in the United Kingdom · Pro-Euro Conservative Party · Publican Party · Reina Lawrence · Robin Tilbrook · Sang Nguyen · Senior Citizens Party · Sheila Hollins · Teresa Sayward.

Arts and mediaEdit

9/11 humor  · Alisar Ailabouni · Alisha Klass · Amber D · And Thereby Hangs a Tale · Andy Muirhead  · Andy Riley · Ann Dusenberry · The Arcadian Kicks · Asef Ala Al Izaag · Asma lmnawar · Caitlin Rose · Charlotte Green · Charlotte Spencer (actress) · Corinne Luchaire · Cyrine Abdelnour · David Yelland (journalist) · The Dolly Rockers · Dominic Frisby · Donogh Rees · Down in the Willow Garden DYK) · Elgaland-Vargaland  · Ellie Levenson · Freddy McConnell · Frederik Lauesen · Jack of Diamonds (song) · Jacky Rowland  · James Lansdale Hodson · Jarunee Suksawat · Je t'aime... moi non plus · Jenny Slate · Jeremy Theobald · Joana and the Wolf · Jodi Martin · John Mulholland (journalist) · Joseph Greco · Josh Caterer · Julie Estelle · Katharine Ross · Katie Aselton · Kevin Colson · Kids Love Lies · Leïla Karam · Liu Xiaoqing · Marcel McCalla · Meena Durairaj · Mija (DJ) · Mumzy Stranger · NewsTilt · Nick Ede · Nil Lara · Nudity in music videos  · Patrick Ensor · Pooky Quesnel · The Quiet · Ramdane Touhami · Randall Winston · The Ropes · The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer · She Keeps Bees · The Siege of Trencher's Farm · Simon Merrells · Sixteen Reasons · Slow cinema · Small Wonder (essays) · Sophie Madeleine · Sophie Merry · Stephen Benatar · The Story of Marie and Julien  · Susie Boniface · Syang · Tim Dowling · Tootsie Guevara · Unsimulated sex in film  · Valarie Pettiford · Villa des Roses · Vlatko Ilievski · Warm-up comedian · Whitney Cummings · Zafar Nozim · Zizi Adel.

AcademiaEdit

-omics · Annals of Science · Black Student Movement · Bharat Aggarwal · Charles Vacanti · Cloyd H. Marvin · Co-training  · Dietary Inflammatory Index (split from Inflammation) · Dry needling · Emad Alnemri · Ethan Siegel · Evolution of nervous systems · Evolutionary neuroscience · Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act of 1997 · Gonçalo Abecasis · Human evolution · Iomazenil · Jeff D. Leach · Jesse Bullowa · Joan Ruderman · Journal of Internal Medicine · Kohlschütter-Tönz syndrome · Lloyd Hartman Elliott · Mask of la Roche-Cotard · Melanie Lee · Nick Hillman · The Online Journal of Current Clinical Trials · Open access publishing · Open peer review · Peer review · Robert Atkins (nutritionist) · Robert Tuttle Morris · Rudolf Amann · S. Blair Hedges · Sapienic acid · Sara Dolnicar · Sense About Science · Sex after pregnancy · Sodium phenylbutyrate · Stigler's law of eponymy · Surgical scissors · Thomas H. Carroll · Thomas McKeown (physician) · Tom Rapoport · VDM Publishing · Viral culture · Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics · William Leap · William Mather Lewis · Wound licking.

CrimeEdit

Chris Paciello · Disappearance of Maura Murray   · Gerald Friend · Internet homicide  · John Cannan · John Childs (murderer) · John Worboys · Jury tampering · Lawyers in Singapore · M25 cat killer · Mickey Featherstone  · Murder of Jeffrey Howe · Peter Righton · Richard Belmar · Tyler poison gas plot · William Jacques · Yoshinori Watanabe.

PlacesEdit

Cape Verde–Guinea Bissau relations · Church End, Brent · Cricklewood · Doueir · Hickory Ground · Jharia · Liahavichy Castle  · Marimallappa High School · Oldmeldrum · The Old Zoo · Railway town · Tourism in the Palestinian territories · Wanlip.

Sports and gamesEdit

1967 South Vietnam Independence Cup · Benik Afobe  · Brian Anderson (skateboarder) · Deidre Anderson · Draughts · The Game (mind game) · Horacio Esteves · John Evans (GAA manager) · José González (wrestler) · Links 386 Pro · Marathon#Wheel chair division · Marco Polo (game) · Oliver Ford · Séamus Murphy · Shane Flanagan · Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse · Spud (game) · Tag (game) · Thumb war · Timmy O'Neill · Travis Lee (wrestler) · Wally Kirika · Willie Williams (athlete) · Word chain.

BusinessEdit

American Research Group  · David Abell (businessman) · Dermott Rowan · Eating your own dog food · First-e Group · Gem Spa · Hodge Jones & Allen · Hugh "Skip" McGee III  · Inside Airbnb · Jennifer Arcuri · Light Reading · Loida Nicolas-Lewis · Lori Fena · Minipreço · Online vetting  · Pierre Lamond · R. Donahue Peebles · RealtyTrac  · Robert L. Fornaro · Sarma Melngailis · Starbucks · Stephen Hinchliffe · Theranos · Vestergaard Frandsen · W H Grindley · Yong Wook Jun.

Other peopleEdit

Alev Croutier · Alistair MacDonald · Andrew Haldane  · Ann Jordan · Ann Jungman · Antonina Liedtke · Bow Sim Mark · Christopher Haase · Cynthia Heimel · Cyrus K. Bettis · Diane Kunz · Edward T. Barry · Eunice Newton Foote · Greg Landau · Hervé Biausser · James A. Brander · James D. Robinson III · Jack Beatson · Janjua Rajput · Jeremy Cooke · Jon Entine · Lesley Gill · Lou D'Angeli · Lloyd Pye · Marianne Maderna · Mike Guzovsky · Patrick Reynolds (actor) · Peggy Noland · Richard Bausch · Sayed Hassan Amin · Tom Anderson · Wlodzimierz Ksiazek.

CategoriesEdit

Category:Animal migration · Category:Astrobiologists · Category:Australian Labor Party · Category:Cystic fibrosis · Category:Espionage in China · Category:Fictional diaries · Category:Herding · Category:Leaves · Category:Medicine and health in fiction · Category:Peer learning · Category:Peer-to-peer · Category:Political parties in the United Kingdom · Category:Raw foodism · Category:Space in fiction · Category:Water guns · Category:Water toys.

MiscellanyEdit

1973 Paris Air Show crash · Abdomenizer · Alcohol and spaceflight · Anthrax hoaxes · Egg and chips  DYK · Cello scrotum · Daesun Jinrihoe · Dearne Advanced Learning Centre · Google Fast Flip · Google Sidewiki · Ham sandwich · Hamlin's Wizard Oil · Herman cake · Honda CR250M · Irene (ketch) · Kilroy was here · Like (Facebook) · Miscarriage · Moll Dyer  · Nutcracker · Oi (interjection) · Sex toy party  · Star people (New Age belief) · Storify  · Taejonggyo · Tongue rolling · Torture garden (fetish club) · Tough love · Triplophysa longipectoralis · Underwater basket weaving · War Before Civilization · Weixinism DYK).

Wikipedia spaceEdit

Five essays, Wikipedia:Articles for Deletion is not a war zone, Wikipedia:Signatures of living persons, Wikipedia:Our social policies are not a suicide pact, Wikipedia:Potentially unreliable sources, and Wikipedia:Reactions to... articles; a guideline, Wikipedia: Notability (events); and an information page, Wikipedia:Main Page history. Added several entries to Wikipedia:List of hoaxes on Wikipedia. Template:Relevance and scope.

Some deprods

Kim Sang Kyung, The Resurrection (play), FilmOn, Technocrane, WarBirds, Leonard Padilla, Everything's Cool (film), HealthBoards, Chrapliwy v. Uniroyal, Valley Mill Camp, Guillaume de Fondaumière, Net reproduction rate, Pig scramble, Syncplicity, Al Parish, Amr Mostafa, Oliver Huntemann, Violence in Pakistan 2006-09, Brain Warp, A. M. Schreyer, The Dharma, We Fell to Earth, Chris Smith (writer), National Forest Foundation, The Opera House (nightclub), The Bandwagon Club, EduLinux, Le French May, Villanos, Ouanani vote etnik, Tallan Latz, ExcelAire, The Gregg Reference Manual, Faccenda Group, Walt Stack, Ocean of Pearls, HITEC City, Roy Maloy, Scott Flansburg, Tigers That Talked, Jackie Hamilton, Sandra Seacat, Jerusalem AIDS Project, Wet Confetti, Start Desenhos Animados, Naïve New Beaters, Holt International Children's Services, Chem-Dry, Alix Bauer, Pro-Euro Conservative Party, Metababy, Green End Primary School, Fasouri Watermania, Alev Croutier, No Hair Day, Benrus, CCJ Juarez, Association of Hispanic Arts, Rack 'Em, Murder of Yngve Raustein, Life Technologies, GENIE (junyi), Arthrob, Roja Kootam, Pet First Aid, Salvatore Scibona, Young Adolf, Gum Wall, Skate video, Land Walker, R. Zulueta da Costa, A Book from the Sky, Copley Plaza, Beverly Aadland, Thujaplicin, Bryan Perro, Amos Daragon, Solution stack, Lathe of Heaven (film), PacketVideo, Yellow Rage, Libre (Sébastien Izambard album), Outlaw Heaven, J Vineyards, Hampton Jazz Festival, Talk of Angels, Nuke and pave, MediaStorm, Mo Afzal, List of very light jet operators, Doe Network, Dennis Herrera, Camp Bestival, White Stuff Clothing, Vision Street Wear, Foreclosure consultant, Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act of 1997, Eastborn, Victor Gischler, One-dollar salary, Los Dynamite, Tatango, List of landlocked US states, Findo Gask (band), Independent Ballet Wales, Yunioshi, Physical abuse, Development Dimensions International, Paul Silk, Team William, Lobster (magazine), Vent-Axia, Lil' O, Margaret Harrison, C.C. Chapman, Against Therapy, God Save the Queen (band), AtomshipDown, Bones Brigade, Tin Huey, Norae Undong, Malaysia–Venezuela relations, Latin Alternative, La Tropa F, Varsity Fanclub, On The Issues Magazine, Musto (company), Toe Jam Puppet Band, José Mollá, Home Run Inn, Tijuana Makes Me Happy, All Together Now (book), The Puttermans, Allsaints (clothing), Asef Ala Al Izaag, Marie Carmen, Fan-funded music, Gravy train, Massimo Carello, Ghetto latte, Jan Fennell, Wendy Spero, Recreational walks in Norfolk, Alliance Youth, Sweet Potato Queens, Isa100.11a, Clipper Victor, Omega Point (Tipler), Abdomenizer, List of music featured on Doctor Who, First-e Group, Battant (Besançon), A1101 road, 5 A Day Adventures, Jagunço, Chris Paciello, Observational comedy, Erol Gelenbe, Terra Deva, Nicholas Hotton III, Tab Mix Plus, Cord (band), Real-time web, Peter von Frantzius, Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, Cancer screening, 1971 Kuala Lumpur floods, The G Spot and Other Recent Discoveries About Human Sexuality, T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G, Ping.fm, Sarcasm mark, Erasmus (Dune), Camp Galileo, John Saunders (chess player), Bay City (Metro Manila), Zengid dynasty, List of people involved with Babylon 5, Outline of San Marino, Huntington Castle, Clonegal, Matt Bishop, AccuRadio, High and Mighty (clothing), Amante de lo Ajeno, Jodi Martin, Plain Jane Automobile, LUGNET, Malay Wikipedia, Annalee Newitz, Greenwood Technologies, José Carioca, The Death and Life of Charlie St Cloud, Powabyke, Jon Cooper, Josh Caterer

Imaginary friendsEdit

 
Tracey and Smoke encounter a dangerous wild animal

Smoke is an invisible dragon,[dubious - discuss] who will only communicate with Tracey Simmons, aged 3, and often acts to cause Simmons to get into trouble with her parents.[citation needed] Adults generally[who?] refuse to believe that Smoke exists, citing the non-existence of invisible dragons,[1] although Tracey's friends at nursery say they have heard Smoke. Scientists as yet are unable to explain the phenomenon.

See alsoEdit

  1. ^ Sagan, Carl (1996). "The Dragon in My Garage". The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark. Headline. ISBN 0747251568.
  1. User:Fences and windows · talk
  1. NPP backlog
  2. New pages from a month ago
  3. Untagged deadend pages
  4. Water on Mars. Help editing using this collection and the Czech WP translation
  5. Rewrite Homelessness in popular culture. See Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Homelessness in popular culture
  6. Add images to Category:People_by_nationality (3 subcategories deep). Done Armenia (done Argentine up to J, skipped American people, Some of Australia (Al), skipped rest). Also Category:Wikipedia requested photographs of people and Category:Geography of the United Kingdom (using Geograph)
  7. Hard and soft drugs - in need of improvement/merge debate. Source definitions and uses of terms.
  8. Wound licking - edit to get to Good article status. Put salivary components in a table: User:Fences_and_windows/Wound_licking_table
  9. Clean-up and expand article on Medical journals, Serials crisis, etc.
  10. Expand Name-dropping
  11. Abortion and Ethics of abortion. Source more articles, and include.
  12. Human genetic engineering - needs heavy cleanup
  13. Improve Zoopharmacognosy
  14. Chav - add more on etymology/folk etymologies
  15. Improve Hiccup
  16. Work on Wikipedia:Article incubator/Protest in the United Kingdom. Create Policing of protests? Work on update to Police stop, search, detention and arrest powers in the United Kingdom
  17. Rewrite Scientific imperialism - sources on talk page
  18. Improve German-Libyan relations
  19. Detail Jullu Yadav in main 2008 Mumbai attacks article using info in AfD discussion.
  20. Improve PureVolume using sources on AfD.
  21. Improve Holistic moms network using sources at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Holistic moms network
  22. Improve Human Givens using sources at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Human Givens
  23. Improve Toyetic
  24. Find sources for Urban legends about illegal drugs and improve.
  25. Sort out Brent divisions.
  26. Rewrite Donnie Keshawarz using sources at AfD.
  27. Improve TeeKay-421 using sources at AfD.
  28. Improve Development hell using sources at AfD.
  29. Create Celebrity depictions on South Park using sources at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/List of celebrities on South Park.
  30. Keep improving Multiregional origin of modern humans. Use sources at User:Fences and windows/Multiregional
  31. Improve David Friedman (composer) using Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/David Friedman (composer)
  32. Improve Cyprus–Malta relations using Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Cyprus–Malta relations
  33. Expand Religion and geography stub.
  34. Rewrite and expand Cancer screening
  35. Improve Electromagnetic theories of consciousness using Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Electromagnetic_theories_of_consciousness
  36. Write about fertilisation by proxy in Sperm competition
  37. Deprod list e.g. User:SDPatrolBot/prodResults
  38. Improve Motor control and related articles.
  39. User:Fences and windows/WikiProject After
  40. User:Fences and windows/My thoughts
  41. Viral culture
  42. Marxist Group (Germany), Pundit (expert), Fetish fashion, First class travel
  43. User:Fences and windows/Alien language
  44. Add info about Teggie, a Nessie-like monster, to Bala Lake
  45. User:Fences_and_windows/Dentists'_chair
  46. Create Robin Liss?
  47. Search for "sites.google.com" as a way to find crap.
  48. List of actors considered for the James Bond character
  49. Jay Yadav, see AfD.
  50. Project Enterprise
  51. André de France, see AfD.
  52. David Trosch
  53. Sony BDP-S1
  54. Covisint, see AfD.
  55. Kelly Bell, see AfD.
  56. Alex Roots
  57. GeneMark
  58. Immigrant criminality, see talk.


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