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21:23, 28 September 2020 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Muhammad Hassan KhanEdit

A few hours after this AfD was posted, the creator moved the article back to draftspace. How should the AfD be closed and what should happen if the draft put into mainspace in its current state? Username6892 11:00, 29 September 2020 (UTC)

Username6892: I've never seen this happen, but in my opinion it should be restored to articlespace and draftification can be suggested there by the page creator. The AFD must reach a consensus before it can be implemented, once the discussion has been opened. Best, Eddie891 Talk Work 16:33, 29 September 2020 (UTC)

CongratulationsEdit

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On behalf of the members of WikiProject Military history, in recognition of your election to the position of Coordinator, I take great pleasure in presenting you with the Coordinator's stars, and wish you the best of luck in the coming year! Cheers, Gog the Mild (talk) 16:12, 29 September 2020 (UTC)
Thanks Gog! Looks like a great, amply qualified tranche and I'm honored to serve in it. Best, Eddie891 Talk Work 16:26, 29 September 2020 (UTC)

Thank youEdit

I really appreciate you and your help. SusunW (talk) 16:20, 29 September 2020 (UTC)

Thanks SusunW! I greatly appreciate all the work you do. Hopefully I'll get to review some of your articles in the upcoming GAN Backlog drive next month. Best, Eddie891 Talk Work 11:26, 30 September 2020 (UTC)
That would be a lovely experience. Thanks! It's a pleasure to work with you, truly. SusunW (talk) 12:38, 30 September 2020 (UTC)

A cheeseburger (read: cheesesteak) for you!Edit

  In recognition of your above-and-beyond review of drinking fountains in Philadelphia. Incredibly thorough and helpful. (I certainly didn't mean to suggest that you or anyone should do that, but—as always—you rose to the occasion). AleatoryPonderings (talk) 02:14, 30 September 2020 (UTC)
Thanks, AP-- I'm more than happy to do it, and it's nice to hear you appreciated it, though it seems as though some of our other collaborators may not be quite as happy with it. Cheers, Eddie891 Talk Work 11:26, 30 September 2020 (UTC)

Administrators' newsletter – September 2020Edit

News and updates for administrators from the past month (September 2020).

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peyman keshavarzi nazarlooEdit

hello. you said in RFU, the topic fails WP:GNG ! but i explained above that the article is Notable according to WP:NFOOTY (part two).He played in two Profesional league in Iran Pro League (Iran) and Azerbaijan Premier League (Azerbaijan)..when footballer plays in professional league he becomes notable, that's explicit. The Afd (Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Peyman Keshavarz) you said was for banned users creation and not for me (i don't know about this problem until 2 days ago). i created my own article and it's like my other works : Mostafa Aghajani & Mohammad Ali Kazemi & Kamal Nikkhoui ...I don't have a deleted article in my 80 works..please help to undelete. Best--Mojtaba2361 (talk) 15:09, 1 October 2020 (UTC)

Hi, Mojtaba2361. As I mentioned at the REFUND request, the consensus was that GNG is met. SNGs, such as NFOOTY, only serve to indicate that a person/thing is likely to meet GNG, in most cases. I think you might find that barely scraping by NFOOTY (which is one of our more permissive SNGs) is not sufficient for notability. However, if you still wish to recreate the article, you can request at WP:DRV. I do think that GiantSnowman's G4 deletion of your article might not be correct as G4 only applies when the pages are substantially identical, which doesn't seem to have been the case here. I'd be interested in their thoughts on the matter. Best, Eddie891 Talk Work 21:53, 1 October 2020 (UTC)
The issue here is that the topic has been deleted by AFD, and also repeatedly deleted at numerous locations (now SALTed - Peyman Keshavarzi nazarloo, Peyman Keshavarzi Nazarloo, Peyman Keshavarzi and Peyman Keshavarz) due to G4/G5. I saw nothing at Mojtaba2361's version that would suddenly make it notable. GiantSnowman 21:55, 1 October 2020 (UTC)

Exactly Eddie. My word is this too. I don't know what was older version (i can't access that because i'm not admin). I done my own work on article like my others (see the examples above). please notice WP:NFOOTY clearly says, only one match play in professional league becomes footballer notable and there is no difference between persons for same job (Area) : Players who have played, and managers who have managed, in a competitive game between two teams from fully professional leagues will generally be regarded as notable. See a list of fully professional leagues kept by WikiProject Football. ″Peyman Keshavarzi Nazarloo″ has played in both Azerbaijan Premier League and Persian Gulf Pro League that are in WP:FPL (matches link's above) and even he scored on 21 August 2020. I'm sure about that, and i don't have a deleted article in 80 creation. wp:salt has a solution: if an article create in a correct edition (by confirmed user) and it be survive, we can get rid of repeatedly creation by banned users. that's important point. now the article has Require administrator access that's another problem (too high for this). Please help me to undelete it. Best--Mojtaba2361 (talk) 03:38, 2 October 2020 (UTC)

Mojtaba2361, The way to move forward from here and request that your page is undeleted is to file a request at deletion review explaining essentially what you explained here. I feel my closure of the AFD was correct, and that's where my involvement in the article ends. Best, Eddie891 Talk Work 15:10, 2 October 2020 (UTC)

Use of questionable sources in Red Terror (Spain)Edit

Hello, I was wondering if you could take a look at the Red Terror (Spain) article, as I believe it requires some attention due to the use of outlier estimates from questionable sources, particularly, but not exclusively, the figures reported by César Vidal Manzanares and other sources that quote his works which are twice as high as the likely already inflated figures reported by the Francoist regime itself (61,000) and much higher than estimates by other conservative historians. It is true that finding a completely unbiased source on this matter is a lost cause, but I don't think it justifies the use of wild estimates by biased sources with a clear agenda, and should definitely not be on the infobox which is one of the first things a user will look at when opening the article, and probably not on Wikipedia at all. It appears these figures were already challenged by multiple users in the talk page as well, but either nothing was done or they were just added again.

Victims of the White Terror (Spain) has a similar problem, with the added bonus of failing to properly explain whether the figures shown are just from the civil war period or also include victims from the years of postwar repression. The White Terror (Spain) article itself also does not mention the postwar period. Oqwert (talk) 21:35, 1 October 2020 (UTC)

Hi, Oqwert I'd really love to be able to help you out here, but I'm afraid I just have no idea what's going on in the area. Looking at the talk page, it seems there have been sporadic people mentioning that they feel the article is biased. Perhaps posting on the article talk page or the talk pages of users experienced in the area might allow you to get another opinion? Again, sorry, but I am not qualified to offer an opinion here. Best, Eddie891 Talk Work 22:06, 1 October 2020 (UTC)
Unfortunately I doubt the talk page is of any help in a situation like this as the article doesn't really receive that much attention in the first place. I am not an eminence in history either, which is why I am hesitant to edit it myself, but I believe this article needs the attention of an actual historian(s) who can, at the very least, decide on what sources should be considered reliable enough to keep and what not by just getting rid of minority opinions that are not part of the common scholarly discourse. I am trying to look for someone with more knowledge in the area but I am having a hard time with it. Thanks, Oqwert (talk) 22:43, 1 October 2020 (UTC)

Tech News: 2020-41Edit

16:24, 5 October 2020 (UTC)

Hi (arenas)Edit

Sorry for reverting the 4 Romanian arenas, but 1 is under construction and 3 are the largest projects in the country. I was opening only when they had the CNI (government/ministry) contract. Since we have this category of proposed arenas, please equality or all. It does not matter it is the US or Romania, moreover these are big projects and expensive. If anything happens, but it has not happened in the last years, I will personally request their deletions. Ok? Mark my words, mate! Wikipedia:TOOSOON does not even anyway refer to that, but to films and biographies. It is an interpretation that many users still make wrong, although we have categories for, since we have categories of arenas under construction and even proposed arenas. Please a gesture of goodwill and understanding! Rostadia2012 (talkcontribs) 10:53, 6 October 2020 (UTC)

Congratulations from the Military History ProjectEdit

  Content Review Medal of Merit (Military history)
On behalf of the Military History Project, I am proud to present the The Content Review Medal of Merit (Military history) for participating in 14 reviews between July and September 2020. Harrias (talk) via MilHistBot (talk) 05:27, 7 October 2020 (UTC)

Keep track of upcoming reviews. Just copy and paste {{WPMILHIST Review alerts}} to your user space

Thanks! Eddie891 Talk Work 11:58, 7 October 2020 (UTC)

Deletion review for Peyman Keshavarzi NazarlooEdit

An editor has asked for a deletion review of Peyman Keshavarzi Nazarloo. Because you closed the deletion discussion for this page, speedily deleted it, or otherwise were interested in the page, you might want to participate in the deletion review. Mojtaba2361 (talk) 21:01, 8 October 2020 (UTC)

Deprodding of James Arthur Williams (professor)Edit

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I have sent it to AfD to achieve consensus. Walwal20 talkcontribs 01:26, 12 October 2020 (UTC)

Tech News: 2020-42Edit

15:23, 12 October 2020 (UTC)

DYK for Drinking fountains in PhiladelphiaEdit

 On 14 October 2020, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Drinking fountains in Philadelphia, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Wilson Cary Swann organized the construction of several drinking fountains in Philadelphia, in part to stop people from drinking alcohol? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Drinking fountains in Philadelphia. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Drinking fountains in Philadelphia), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

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A Barnstar for you!Edit

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Thank you for creating articles on women who have won the Pulitzer Prize. I'm happy to see that you decided to make multiple articles on women who have won this very important award. Keep up the good work! MrLinkinPark333 (talk) 02:38, 15 October 2020 (UTC)
Thanks a lot, MrLinkinPark333! I had better get to writing some more! Cheers-- Eddie891 Talk Work 18:05, 15 October 2020 (UTC)

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October harvestEdit

 
Dona nobis pacem 

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Keep up the good work!Edit

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I've noticed you closing a lot of AFDs on my watchlist since your RFA, and in my opinion at least, you've been doing a very good job at judging consensus/weight of arguments. Thank you for the good work you've been doing at AFD closures; I hope you stay active in that area! Hog Farm Bacon 04:21, 21 October 2020 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Adam BeattieEdit

I disagree with your close decision on Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Adam Beattie. As I noted in the discussion, WP:BIO states under Additional Criteria: "People are likely to be notable if they meet any of the following standards. Failure to meet these criteria is not conclusive proof that a subject should not be included; conversely, meeting one or more does not guarantee that a subject should be included." WP:POL then follows below this, so passing WP:POL is not conclusive. Your close decision reinforces the misinterpretation of WP:POL as being a guideline, which it is not, Beattie lacks SIGCOV in multiple RS and so fails WP:GNG. Mztourist (talk) 05:27, 21 October 2020 (UTC)

NPOL is a subject notability guideline so saying the misinterpretation of WP:POL as being a guideline, which it is not is incorrect. The weight of consensus was against your opinion for several reasons: 1) the initial 'delete' !votes only discussed the person in context of SOLDIER and GNG, but at the end of the day statements along the lines of no real indication of notability don't carry much weight when others substantiate real indications of notability. 2) After Hawkeye noted that he passed POL, six people !voted to 'keep' and not one voted to delete, though you did not change your opinion. This suggests that consensus had shifted from 'delete' to 'keep', if a weak one. 3) WP:POLOUTCOMES suggests that Elected and appointed political figures at the national cabinet level are generally regarded as notable, as are usually those at the major sub-national level (US state, Canadian province, Japanese prefecture, etc.) in countries where executive and/or legislative power is devolved to bodies at that level. See WP:POLITICIAN. which was the case here.
At the end of the day the consensus to me suggested a keep, if a weak one, and 'weak keep' is still keep. You could argue for a 'no consensus' outcome, but I cannot see a scenario in which this could be closed as outright delete without blatantly supervoting. If you still feel my decision was incorrect, you are welcome to take it to WP:DRV. Best, Eddie891 Talk Work 12:14, 21 October 2020 (UTC)
Mztourist on second thought, I've reverted my closure for someone else to close. I did, after all, promise not to close controversial discussions about NPOL for a little bit at my RFA. Cheers, Eddie891 Talk Work 15:44, 21 October 2020 (UTC)
Noted thanks. Where is is stated that NPOL is a subject notability guideline? As I pointed out above NPOL sits under Additional Criteria of WP:BIO and so is subject to its limiting wording. Similarly even WP:POLOUTCOMES has limiting wording "are generally regarded as notable, as are usually those at the major sub-national level", so passing WP:POL is not an automatic pass on notability, particularly as here when only one reference is provided. Mztourist (talk) 04:00, 22 October 2020 (UTC)

Nabiyah BeEdit

Hi, I don't talk in English (only in Portuguese) so... Sorry for my mistakes...

You create the redirect Nabiyah Be to Black Panther, but she is now in the cast of Daisy Jones & The Six. Also she is daughter of Jimmy Cliff and have a singer and actress career in Bahia, Brazil (see: pt:Nabiyah Be). Thanks to edite in the article. André Koehne (talk) 19:56, 21 October 2020 (UTC)

Me, again! She is in the cast of Hadestown Off-Broadway (2016) and wins a special Drama Desk Award for his player in School Girl (also Off-Broadway) in 2018! (see IBDB). Thanks! André Koehne (talk) 01:26, 22 October 2020 (UTC)

Fabian Ware scheduled for TFAEdit

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Notable once, notable forever?Edit

Hello, this is a comment / question regarding something you left on a deletion update last week. You basically said if someone reaches notablity once in their life, they remain notable forever? I was wondering if that is a Wikipedia Policy, or just your personal view on it? It seems highly questionable to me, as I can think of many situations where notability could be fairly temporary or transient, depending on the context. For instance, being a search engine programmer at Alta Vista 20 years ago would seem highly notable at the time, because they were the biggest search engine then, but yet would not seem very notable today at all. The employee would just be some person who worked at a search company some time ago. Reminds me of the running gag about Al Bundy scoring 4 touchdowns in an important High School football game... the joke being: It was notable then, but, of course, not later on in life. Danihan (talk) 01:53, 26 October 2020 (UTC)

Hi, Danihan It's absolutely Wikipedia guideline, see WP:NTEMP; Notability is not temporary; once a topic has been the subject of "significant coverage" in accordance with the general notability guideline, it does not need to have ongoing coverage.. We have specific clarifications to the guideline, such as WP:BLP1E, for people who only gained coverage for one event and other things, like WP:NOT for what Wikipedia is not. However, someone who was a search engine programmer at Alta Vista or scored four touchdowns in a high school football game wouldn't necessarily be 'notable' on Wikipedia, they would have to meet the notability guideline. That's why saying "They were notable ten years ago" is probably not what users were trying to say in the AFD, what they were trying to say is "they got some coverage ten years ago, but it wasn't [lasting or significant or something else or spread out enough] to make them notable", but of course admins cannot imagine what users are trying to say, just interpret what they are saying. Some of this may come from the difference between 'notability' as we see it on Wikipedia (whether a given topic warrants its own article) and something being 'notable' outside of Wikipedia being worthy of notice, having fame, or being considered to be of a high degree of interest, significance, or distinction. Hopefully this clarifies somewhat. Cheers -- Eddie891 Talk Work 02:09, 26 October 2020 (UTC)

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Will work for GAN reviewsEdit

Hi Eddie. I note that you are on a bit of a GAN review binge. In case you are looking for another, Battle of Utica, a nice short 1,600 words, is looking for a reviewer. If you fancy it I am hoping to get it wrapped up by month's end for the wikiCup. If you are already overloaded then, obviously, no problem. Cheers. Gog the Mild (talk) 23:37, 26 October 2020 (UTC)

Gog the Mild: I should get to it by tomorrow. Cheers, Eddie891 Talk Work 23:41, 26 October 2020 (UTC)
Lor' bless you squire. Gog the Mild (talk) 23:46, 26 October 2020 (UTC)

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Friedrich Ritter von Röth GANEdit

Hello,

I believe I have addressed your concerns. You made some excellent suggestions, which were a great help to improving the article. Please check it again, to see if it now passes GAN.

Many thanks.Georgejdorner (talk) 22:12, 28 October 2020 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of O Captain! My Captain!Edit

The article O Captain! My Captain! you nominated as a good article has passed  ; see Talk:O Captain! My Captain! for comments about the article. Well done! If the article has not already appeared on the main page as a "Did you know" item, or as a bold link under "In the News" or in the "On This Day" prose section, you can nominate it within the next seven days to appear in DYK. Bolded names with dates listed at the bottom of the "On This Day" column do not affect DYK eligibility. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of Hog Farm -- Hog Farm (talk) 23:41, 28 October 2020 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Eddie ChongEdit

Would you please explain to me why you said this AfD discussion had minimal participation when 5 editors voted to delete the article and none voted to keep it? I've never seen a soft deletion with this number of editors before. Papaursa (talk) 01:21, 29 October 2020 (UTC)

yeah, it was a mis-click. My bad. Thanks for bringing it to my attention. Cheers, Eddie891 Talk Work 01:37, 29 October 2020 (UTC)