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Admin help requestedEdit

Hi - I put a QD tag on the page Michael Halleran because Mr Halleran contacted me and requested that his page be deleted for privacy reasons. Is it possible to get this done ASAP? If I can provide any information to verify, I'll be happy to do so. Bookgrrl holler/lookee here 03:39, 8 December 2015 (UTC)

Articles are not deleted on the basis of whether the subject wants an article about themselves or not. In the very least I would recommend taking it to WP:AFD under WP:BLPREQUESTDELETE but it cannot be speedily deleted. Mkdwtalk 05:53, 8 December 2015 (UTC)
Actually when it's a bio of a living person, they can be deleted for precisely that reason, according to Wikipedia's own policy; see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Deletion_policy#Deletion_of_biographies_and_BLPs and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Biographies_of_living_persons#Deletion_of_BLPs_of_relatively_unknown_subjects . I will pursue this via the link you provided. Bookgrrl holler/lookee here 14:51, 8 December 2015 (UTC)
They cannot be speedily deleted. Mkdwtalk 22:44, 8 December 2015 (UTC)

Admin help requested, part 2Edit

I have tried numerous times to add the RfD https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Michael_Halleran_%282nd_nomination%29 to the AfD log https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Log/2015_December_8 using the instructions here in step III: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion#Nominating_article.28s.29_for_deletion The line that I entered for it in the log looks just the same as all the other articles listed, but it doesn't appear in the TOC nor does the relevant section underneath the TOC have a proper title. I'm not sure what I did wrong, I followed all the directions very carefully. Help?

  Fixed. It wasn't a second nomination, so the AfD page is at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Michael Halleran, and it is properly listed in today's AfD log. I have to confess that, because the system inserts the signature of the person who filed the AfD, I fiddled (forged) it to show your signature. Regards, JohnCD (talk) 15:35, 8 December 2015 (UTC)

WikilinkingEdit

A tip: to make a "wikilink" to another page, you don't need to give the full URL, you can just type the page name within double square brackets. So typing [[Michael Halleran]] gives Michael Halleran. That works for all kinds of pages, not just articles. JohnCD (talk) 16:00, 8 December 2015 (UTC)

Right, thanks. I knew that about articles in the main wiki space, but when I tried it with the AfD pages (they're in sub-spaces, e.g. "Articles for deletion/Michael_Halleran") I couldn't seem to make it work. Bookgrrl holler/lookee here 04:18, 9 December 2015 (UTC)
You have to include the namespace, eg. "Wikipedia:" or "User talk:" as applicable. [[Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Michael Halleran]] gives Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Michael Halleran. If you do Show preview and it shows as a redlink, you have mistyped something. You can use a "pipe" character | to make the link show as something else: [[Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Michael Halleran|the AfD page]] shows as the AfD page but gives the same link. The full detail is at Help:Linking. JohnCD (talk) 18:36, 9 December 2015 (UTC)
Aha, thanks for the tip :) Bookgrrl holler/lookee here 19:23, 22 December 2015 (UTC)

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Hi, I am new to Wikipedia editing but am very keen to develop a strategy for embedding links to Archives in Wikipedia articles; do you know of any discussion round this topic that I could join? Chinbrad (talk) 16:01, 20 November 2017 (UTC) PS I have now found GLAM - perhaps the answers are there...

@Chinbrad: Try WP:TWL/CP. Nikkimaria (talk) 19:12, 20 November 2017 (UTC)

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Draft:153rd Field Artillery GroupEdit

Here's the entire edit history. Nyttend (talk) 19:02, 5 September 2018 (UTC)


  • (diff) 12:01, 12 June 2015 . . JMHamo (talk | contribs | block) (3,517 bytes) (Requesting speedy deletion (CSD G13). (TW))
  • (diff) 16:03, 22 November 2014 . . Cerebellum (talk | contribs | block) (3,482 bytes) (Declining submission: v - Submission is improperly sourced (afch-rewrite 0.9))
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Brian McClendonEdit

Bookgrrl,

Thank you so much for your work on my page. You just re-reverted a change by someone who I had asked to revert a change for. My wife's first name is "Beth Ellyn" and, even though it would benefit me politically, I was not actually born in Lawrence Kansas, I moved there early in childhood. It is my home town and by some definitions I'm a "native", but... not by birth.

Could you please un-revert the change that the other person made? S/he was correcting a mistake s/he made in a prior edit. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2001:49D0:8512:1:90CC:5BF6:EC0F:C1F6 (talk) 20:23, 17 September 2018 (UTC)

- bam — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2001:48F8:9004:12FB:8D9E:B1FE:32A0:B9F (talk) 22:16, 11 September 2018 (UTC)

Have made corrections per your request. Sorry it took me a bit to see it! Bookgrrl holler/lookee here 14:40, 24 October 2018 (UTC)

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Goodness, you're in a hurry :) It's a stub, I thought stubs were permitted to have less information to give them a chance to grow? I'm trying to track down the LCNAF identifier for him (but there are a LOT of Bill Nelsons); will that suffice? Perhaps you could give me a day or two... Bookgrrl holler/lookee here 19:35, 30 November 2018 (UTC)

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Fixed! Bookgrrl holler/lookee here 12:34, 15 September 2019 (UTC)

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Disambiguation support requestEdit

While working on article Islamic advice literature I realized that word 'Qisas' is appearing in different meaning at Qisas Al-Anbiya it comes as story/anecdote telling (alternative spelling Kissa). And in article named Qisas seems to come as revenge. Need support in creating proper disambiguation page and links so reader do not end up in unexpected pages.

Of course article Islamic advice literature too needs support in update and expansion since lot of scholarly references are available in books and google scholar too.

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Fixed. Left note on your talk page.