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account and articleEdit

Would like to ask if my account can't lose its privelages. I'm aware I have had multiple accounts in the past, primarily because I forget my passwords and sometimes find Wikipedia confusing.

Also, I really ask that my article Draft:Free Republic of Verdis is approved. It was previously declined due to lack of references, although it now has references. JHaworth recently unblocked it and I am now trying to get it to be accepted. It is not a hoax. I am a founding member of Verdis and am just trying to get it on wikipedia, primarily for a knowledge panel on Google along with it generally being on Wikipedia like Liberland, which we have very similar beliefs and efforts to. — Preceding unsigned comment added by EnjoyableWiki1 (talkcontribs) 09:45, 12 June 2019 (UTC)

EnjoyableWiki1 The page has been created by sock repeatedly and the subject is a hoax and promotional piece and for you to create the page just after it has been deleted you might be one of socks. If you are the founder of this nation then you should not write about the subject as you have conflict of interest. To merit a page in Wikipedia subject need to be notable and the content need to be supported with significant coverage by IS|independent, reliable sources where by the sources (from major newspapers such as New York Time, The Guardian etc.) talk about the subject in length and in depth. Pls see WP:GOLDENRULE. CASSIOPEIA(talk) 10:33, 12 June 2019 (UTC)

1503 papal conclaveEdit

Hi, thank you for helping with 1503 papal conclave. I had a question: you added the birth name of Pope Julius II but not the birth name of Pope Pius III. Was that intentional or accidental? (talk) 18:40, 12 June 2019 (UTC) Greetings.   Done - see 1503 papal conclave. CASSIOPEIA(talk) 01:24, 13 June 2019 (UTC)
Thank you. (talk) 12:57, 13 June 2019 (UTC) You bet. Welcome. CASSIOPEIA(talk) 12:59, 13 June 2019 (UTC)


Thank you for moving my article to a draft, as opposed to completely deleting it like most users do.

Tkefan29 (talk) 19:15, 12 June 2019 (UTC)

Tkefan29 Greetings. You need to provide independent reliable sources to support the content claimed. Pls read WP:Your First Article and referencing on how to write an article in Wikipedia and provide inline citation. Let me know if anything else I could help. Cheers. CASSIOPEIA(talk) 01:28, 13 June 2019 (UTC)

Update about a script you useEdit

Hi CASSIOPEIA. I'm DannyS712 (talk), and I wanted to send you a warning about a change I am making to a script, User:DannyS712/DiscussionCloser, that you currently import. If you are an administrator, feel free to ignore this message. For non-administrators, you should be advised that I am removing the script's automatic addition of {{nac}} to your closes. If you have relied on this to mark such closes for you, please remember to add {{nac}} yourself. If you have any questions, feel free to ask me. Thanks, --DannyS712 (talk)

Delivered by MediaWiki message delivery (talk) at 01:37, 13 June 2019 (UTC) on behalf of DannyS712 (talk)

You're a 'Featured Host'Edit

You may have seen this announcement that all the 'Featured Hosts' - whose names and pictures randomly cycle round in the Teahouse Header - have just been updated.

As you are currently one of the 29 most active editors at WP:TH, your name and an image has now replaced that of an inactive host. Because you've already added yourself to the full list of active hosts, I have simply used the same image (even though it looks rather unclear when minimised). It would be great if you would now consider:

Many thanks, Nick Moyes (talk) 10:17, 13 June 2019 (UTC)

Nick Moyes Greetings and thank you. Cheers. CASSIOPEIA(talk) 10:42, 13 June 2019 (UTC)


The article I posted has proper citations and links. May I ask why its was declined. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Julio111222 (talkcontribs) 18:07, 13 June 2019 (UTC)

Julio111222 Greetings. Pls read the comment on the grey panel and the comment made between the pink panel and the draft body text. Also pls visit WP:Your First Article and Wikipedia:The answer to life, the universe, and everything. Please remember to sign your posts on talk pages by typing four tildes (~~~~). CASSIOPEIA(talk) 01:22, 14 June 2019 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar
Thank You ! Rdalooz (talk) 03:59, 14 June 2019 (UTC)
Rdalooz You are welcome and thank you. CASSIOPEIA(talk) 10:16, 14 June 2019 (UTC)

Deleted Article Stub: Draft:Contact diode effectEdit

Dear Cassiopeia,

Thank you for your kind follow-up.

I tried to follow-up myself after my article was deleted. As a newcomer, I rapidly got lost in the weeds of what Wikipedia policies (or policy) I violated when I created it. Perhaps because it remained the only policy I had some awareness of, it occurred to me that I may have attempted to place too much original material into the article, and that is not the mission of Wikipedia or any encyclopedia. But this is only my guess, and obviously it is a biased one. In the original article I believe I found two references to real-world instances involving recording engineer Doug Sax of The Mastering Lab in the 1970's, as well as references to the underlying physics, but, that may not have been enough. My hope was that by writing the article as a stub, other people with more diverse expertise would expand it. The stub would serve as a nucleation center. That's a chicken and egg problem. And chicken and egg problems may not be what Wikipedia was created to solve. And that is a good thing if I understand that properly. I considered the possibility of writing a review article myself, however that presents the twin challenges of growing my understanding from stub-length to article-length and finding a place for it. While I think solving the lack of source material on The Contact Diode Effect is worth the effort of my first foray into Wikipedia I can honestly say that I do not want to spend the effort I imagine a stand-alone article would require. And, from Hofstadter's Law, it always takes longer that you think. So, after I failed to engage the person who deleted the stub, I did nothing.

If you have suggestions for how I might proceed, I would welcome them.


Mark Frautschi


____ — Preceding unsigned comment added by MarkFrautschi (talkcontribs) 18:01, 14 June 2019 (UTC)

MarkFrautschi Hi Good day. You article was deleted due to it was staled for 6 months - see HERE. You could get a at WP:REFUND. You dont need to write a full length article for the article to be in Wikipedia main space. What you should do are (1) provide (a) multiple (at least 3) (b) independent, (c) reliable sources to support the content claimed for (d) verification where by the sources talk about the subject (e) directly (f) in length and in details and not merely passing mentioned. (2) the content should be free of copyright infringement - write the article in your own words and (3) free of WP:PROMOTION. (4) write the article in neutral point of view. Pls read WP:Your First Article and Wikipedia:The answer to life, the universe, and everything. Let me know if anything else I could help. Please remember to sign your posts on talk pages by typing four tildes (~~~~). Cheers. CASSIOPEIA(talk) 00:51, 15 June 2019 (UTC)


Hi. Thanks for your disambiguation's pages revisions. Hope not to create an overload of work to other editors.Micheledisaveriosp (talk) 12:08, 15 June 2019 (UTC)

Micheledisaveriosp Greetings and you are welcome. Thank you for your contribution. Cheers. CASSIOPEIA(talk) 12:45, 15 June 2019 (UTC)
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