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Nomination of Kimball Atwood for deletionEdit

 

A discussion is taking place as to whether the article Kimball Atwood is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.

The article will be discussed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Kimball Atwood until a consensus is reached, and anyone, including you, is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on high-quality evidence and our policies and guidelines.

Users may edit the article during the discussion, including to improve the article to address concerns raised in the discussion. However, do not remove the article-for-deletion notice from the top of the article. gnu57 14:42, 17 August 2019 (UTC)

ITN recognition for Pal BenkoEdit

 On 30 August 2019, In the news was updated with an item that involved the article Pal Benko, which you nominated. If you know of another recently created or updated article suitable for inclusion in ITN, please suggest it on the candidates page.

SpencerT•C 12:38, 30 August 2019 (UTC)

New Page Review newsletter September-October 2019Edit

Hello IntoThinAir,

Backlog

Instead of reaching a magic 300 as it once did last year, the backlog approaching 6,000 is still far too high. An effort is also needed to ensure that older unsuitable older pages at the back of the queue do not get automatically indexed for Google.

Coordinator

A proposal is taking place here to confirm a nominated user as Coordinator of NPR.

This month's refresher course

Why I Hate Speedy Deleters, a 2008 essay by long since retired Ballonman, is still as valid today. Those of us who patrol large numbers of new pages can be forgiven for making the occasional mistake while others can learn from their 'beginner' errors. Worth reading.

Deletion tags

Do bear in mind that articles in the feed showing the trash can icon (you will need to have 'Nominated for deletion' enabled for this in your filters) may have been tagged by inexperienced or non NPR rights holders using Twinkle. They require your further verification.

Paid editing

Please be sure to look for the tell-tale signs of undisclosed paid editing. Contact the creator if appropriate, and submit the issue to WP:COIN if necessary. WMF policy requires paid editors to connect to their adverts.

Subject-specific notability guidelines' (SNG). Alternatives to deletion
  • Reviewers are requested to familiarise themselves once more with notability guidelines for organisations and companies.
  • Blank-and-Redirect is a solution anchored in policy. Please consider this alternative before PRODing or CSD. Note however, that users will often revert or usurp redirects to re-create deleted articles. Do regularly patrol the redirects in the feed.
Not English
  • A common issue: Pages not in English or poor, unattributed machine translations should not reside in main space even if they are stubs. Please ensure you are familiar with WP:NPPNE. Check in Google for the language and content, and if they do have potential, tag as required, then move to draft. Modify the text of the template as appropriate before sending it.
Tools

Regular reviewers will appreciate the most recent enhancements to the New Pages Feed and features in the Curation tool, and there are still more to come. Due to the wealth of information now displayed by ORES, reviewers are strongly encouraged to use the system now rather than Twinkle; it will also correctly populate the logs.

Stub sorting, by SD0001: A new script is available for adding/removing stub tags. See User:SD0001/StubSorter.js, It features a simple HotCat-style dynamic search field. Many of the reviewers who are using it are finding it an improvement upon other available tools.

Assessment: The script at User:Evad37/rater makes the addition of Wikiproject templates extremely easy. New page creators rarely do this. Reviewers are not obliged to make these edits but they only take a few seconds. They can use the Curation message system to let the creator know what they have done.

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CuriousEdit

Who did you think I was impersonating? KillerChihuahua 14:05, 13 September 2019 (UTC)

Honestly I did not intend to edit your page with that content at all, I had intended to make that edit to another user's page, as I recall some user who was impersonating you (I don't remember who). And as soon as I realized I had made the edit to your page instead, I was horrified and so reverted my edit immediately. IntoThinAir (talk) 14:08, 13 September 2019 (UTC)
ah, that makes more sense. Thanks for clearing that up. KillerChihuahua 14:13, 13 September 2019 (UTC)
You're welcome. I actually just checked, and this is the edit I made to your page by accident (and made to the correct userpage of a now-indeffed user less than a minute later). IntoThinAir (talk) 18:09, 13 September 2019 (UTC)
Holy Hannah, that was a LOT of userboxes to cram onto one user page. KillerChihuahua 22:41, 14 September 2019 (UTC)
Return to the user page of "IntoThinAir".