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Q on reference source languageEdit

07:53:55, 14 November 2017 review of submission by FriendlyBEdit

Dear Thereodislong,

thank you for reviewing the draft "Dr. Petry Textile Auxiliaries".

For the sources, I cited independent sources, such as - -

In order to have more evidence, I added information from further independent sources and references: - -

Thank you in advance for re-reviewing.

Thanks for your help!Edit

Thanks for your assistance with Draft:InnoCare. I have included {{connected contributor}} and noted it on your user page that I work for that company. They're not paying me to create this page, I just think it would cool to have a Wikipedia page. Let me know if there's anything else you can suggest to improve my draft. I appreciate your help!

05:44:48, 23 November 2017 review of submission by LizzybunkerEdit

I've added the appropriate citations!


Hi Theroadislong I've edited the text - please let me know if it's better this way I appreciate your feedback!

00:53:26, 27 November 2017 review of submission by CmolaroEdit

I added more 3rd party sources that are verifiable and are independent, professional sources (not personal blogs or sites). I now have 15 citations.

Please let me know what else you think is required to have it accepted?

12:54:53, 27 November 2017 review of submission by LlewolEdit

08:40:08, 28 November 2017 review of submission by Salt&pepper12345Edit

Hi there, thank very much for your care and consideration to to help build this page. I can understand why the review was rejected, as i hadn't cited enough sources on the first draft. I was wondering if you'd mind having a read over the latest draft and checking if it is better now thank you. SP

13:22:45, 4 December 2017 review of submission by

21:10:13, 6 December 2017 review of submission by Innocent CutyEdit

Dear Theroadislong

Hope you are fine and doing good.

I am requesting for a review again as the major comment for rejection/decline of this article was its Reference section or having less references. Now, the draft has been updated, and more than 20 solid references have been employed, with more historical details, and best possible bibliographic support in the light of the available literature. This single page article is now having over 25 appropriate references, and are strengthened with new data.

Your anticipation in this regard will be highly appreciated.

Sincere Regards

The objected references (facebook) has been udpated with the departmental URLS (links to the webpages). Thank you for the Prompt response and providing support to make this draft better.Edit

Dear Theroadislong

Thank you very much for your prompt response.

The objected references (facebook) has been udpated with the departmental URLS (links to the webpages). I think, these were the most up to dated and regularly updating references. Moreover, the last paragraph was deleted, because the book describing the paragraph and the mentioned material is in press (which is written by Dr. Ikram), and once the book got published, the three to four lines paragraph will be inserted again.

I do hope, that the draft will get approved now and will get online, as after coming across other such articles, this one seems to be far better than those.

Your prompt and positive anticipation in this regard will be highly appreciated.

Thanking you in anticipation

Sincere Regards

07:43:09, 15 December 2017 review of submission by Kgkg90Edit

23:49:06, 23 December 2017 review of submission by Pearl allyEdit

The submission's referencing was improved as advised, and I added a few more. More information on his teachings and publications were added. The page exists in 3 other Wikipedia:

In-depth coverageEdit

I added RPG Site. Is that a reliable source?

02:14:50, 26 December 2017 review of submission by Pearl allyEdit

Please see references 15,18,19,21,22

07:39:46, 28 December 2017 review of submission by Nat.johnsonEdit

Hi Theroadislong! I have recently uploaded a draft of the article "Admitad" here and you have declined it. Could you kindly explain what can I do to make it right? Is it possible to work with you as my mentor on the draft? Or, maybe, you can help with writing, could you kindly tell me what is the best option? admitad is a global company, it already helps over 630,000 people worldwide. I believe, that it needs to be on Wikipedia.

23:24:44, 4 January 2018 review of submission by YesterdaysfireEdit

Hi there!

I was just wondering what the issue was with my article submission? I tried to follow all the guidelines. I hope that I can make any revisions that you may require!


Hi there Thanks for your comment. Made the edits per your notes on the page for David A. Hurwitz. GigiH0118

13:36:39, 8 January 2018 review of submission by TearstosweatEdit

More reliable references like newspaper sources(Times of India, Decaan Chronicle) are added

00:42:00, 26 February 2018 review of re-submission by VlianderEdit

Dear Theroadislong,

Thank you for your valuable time and timely reply.

The bellow listed recognition letters and independent press publications may provide a more in-depth coverage regarding different subjects about Carl-W. Röhrig's life and work mentioned in the WIKI article.

I now additionally added the following references to the Citations and References section in the article:

8. Röhrig, Carl-W. (1992). "Newspaper Article". DIE WELT - Independent Daily Newspaper for Germany.

9. Röhrig, Carl-W. (1993). "Newspaper Article". East Grinstead Courier, United Kingdom.

10. Röhrig, Carl-W. (1989). "Recognition Letter". by the National Geographic Society, Washington D.C.

11. Röhrig, Carl-W. (1993). "Newspaper Article". THE PRESS, Christchurch, New Zealand.

12. Röhrig, Carl-W. (1992). "Recognition Letter". by Heinz Sielemann, Munich, Germany.

14. Röhrig, Carl-W. (1993). "Newspaper Article". BILD Newspaper, Germany.

17. Röhrig, Carl-W. (2003). "Newspaper Article". Fränkischer Tag, Newspaper, Germany.

I am looking forward hearing from you.



Vliander (talk) 00:42:00, 26 February 2018 (UTC)

12:27:00, 26 February 2018 review of re-submission by VlianderEdit

Dear Theroadislong,

The article was written from a neutral point of view and reliable sources where provided.

The questioned links in regards to Röhrig letters could be removed if required.



Who are uEdit

Who are u to correct me or remove the changes I made to kammara sambhavam.

Request on 08:52:05, 6 June 2018 for assistance on AfC submission by WildBullMillerEdit

Thanks for the infoEdit

For the bio, is Nicholas Kaufmann's official website a good enough source? That's where the info comes from, anyway.

Typo in TitleEdit

Hi and thanks for approving my post for "Helgesias of Sinope." Unfortunately there's a typo in the title, which should be "Hegesias of Sinope" (no L). My apologies for that (it was my first post). I don't know how to fix a mistake in a title. Are you able to help me? Thank you, Budapest Joe


Hi Theroadislong.

I have resubmitted the article for a re-review, please let me know if it reads better now? If not, can you give me an example of how to improve it. Thank you, Christian.


Hi! As Images/Imágenes stated I am being paid to edit this page, but I am also working on this program as it is a work in progress. It was on the aire for over 30 years and pulled off in 2011. We are currently working on starting the project again but as this program began in the 70's there is not a large online presence. Is there anyway this page could be published for now, so we can show people that Images/Imágenes is coming back? Thanks, Alice

I have a lot of information from the Executive Producer but since none of it is available online, I cannot reference it. For example: (None of this is available online) Mission Images/Imágenes is a multi- Emmy award-winning television program series that creates, chronicles, and promotes the varied rich diverse history, culture, and life experiences of Hispanic/Latino communities in the state of New Jersey and the nation. Brief Organizational History For 46 years, the Images/Imágenes television series provided a voice and platform for New Jersey's diverse Latino population. The program series is known as the longest-running Latino community program in the history of PBS. Over the decades, the Emmy award winning series featured thought provoking round table discussions, interviews, profiles, documentaries and special topic episodes on the most prevalent issues pertaining to and for the Hispanic/Latino populations – the fastest growing demographic in New Jersey. Program topics ranged from lifestyles, business, education, legal matters, community affairs, pop culture/entertainment, the arts, sports and the health and sciences. Images/Imagenes was launched on January 6, 1972 than titled “Mi Casa Su Casa” on NJPTV hosted by producer, Diego Castellanos. The program made history as the first Latino television series on Public Television in New Jersey to air across the Garden State and surged as the nation’s number one market in New York and the number 4 market in Philadelphia. Since then the series is recognized as a resource for top Latino stories, both at local, as well as the national level. Award Winning Producer William Sánchez is the Producer/Director of Images/Imágenes since 1972, and is currently revitalizing a new series as its producer/director at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. He produced the series with the PBS NJ Television Network until the station was dissolved by the state on June 30, 2011. Within the first ten years Images/Imágenes became the leading contributor of programs for the PBS Series Presente hosted by Rita Moreno. Images/Imágenes competed with mainstream networks and was selected over ABC World News Tonight at the National Unity Awards in St. Louis. Then it rose to the top of the Latino Broadcasting Media when it was highlighted at the San Antonio Film Festival in the 1980s as a must see series on Latin Music alongside the films “LA BAMBA” and “STAND AND DELIVER.” National Recognition

For over 40 years, Images/Imágenes under the leadership of producer William Sanchez the television industry has recognized the series with four Emmys and nominated for twenty by National PBS. The series is distinguished having received numerous national acclaims from the White House, Congress, National PBS, the National Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), and three New Jersey Governors. The series represented PBS in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. It was distributed by the Department of Defense and with audiences including American military bases around the world. It was also national under the Latino Consortium’s series “PRESENTE” with host Rita Moreno. Now under the banner of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Images/Imagenes’ legacy continues for public viewing at the United States Library of Congress. Signature Shows There are a number of evergreen programs that were signature shows for the series and are timeless works of history and culture. A. Sembrando El Futuro/Seeding the Future (5-part Parent Education Series) Nationally acclaimed/ New York Emmy Award Winner 1985 B. The Hispanic Youth Showcase 1999 (Talent competition/motivational program hosted by kids (Ages 5 to 17) was recognized as one of the top six children’s programs in the nation by The Arts Council Co-op/ Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award Winner C. Su Salud Primero/Your Health First with host John Quiñones Mid-Atlantic 2008 Emmy Award Winner, drew national acclaim D. The Spanish Guitar (History/Legends: Jose Feliciano) Mid-Atlantic Emmy Winner 2010

Notable Programs & Specials Include: E. Festival Afro-Caribeño (Afro-Caribbean Festival at Newark’s Symphony Hall 1980) 2,500 people attended concert/first of several Images’ shows to obtain national acclaim F. Word-Up Stop the Violence with Edward Hames Olmos (Actor) 2004 Emmy Nominated Town meeting with 400 teens G. Lainzation of New Jersey, 1982 winner of the national Unity Award held in St. Louis, Ma. Won against ABC’s World News Tonight Other Notable Programs & Specials Include: H. Caribbean Music And Dance Emmy Nominated, Represented PBS At An International Level I. Latin Music Special Emmy Nominated J. The Art of Baseball Emmy Nominated K. Latinos in Boxing (History and Legends) L. History of Flamenco (History and Performance)

The Golden Age of Dance: The Palladium Obtained worldwide download success on the internet in 2009 1983 Special: Alcoholism & Mental health Inspired New Jersey Government offices to establish policies and focus groups aimed at understanding and serving Latinos in need of mental health

Productech Corporation draft reviewingEdit

Dear Thereodislong,

thank you for reviewing the draft of Productech Corporation article. I was trying to do it objective aтв not an advertising, taking an article about JBL as an inspiration. Looks like I failed (( Would you please advise, what parts of the article require editing? thank you in advance!

References addedEdit

Hi, I filled up the draft with some useful references and also added some literature. I hope it could be enought. Thanks


I want to know that why my article not approving any suggestion

Grateful!Gmli82164 (talk) 11:12, 7 October 2018 (UTC)Gmli82164Edit

Hi! Thank you for the review. I will do what I can to improve that article.

Lorraine McGowen Draft PageEdit

Thank you for the notification. I have removed all external links from the Lorraine McGowen page.

DRAFT:Summation Formula List DeclineEdit

Ok, I took your advice and added my material back onto the wiki page on summation. You watch how long it takes D Lazarus to delete it and post his own rambling notes. His notes don't transition well for sentence-to-sentence; paragraph-to-paragraph, nor make any sense; Some of what he posts really is not related to closed form summation. Roger

Dixon Algebra submission.Edit

I have followed your instructions and I think I have successfully updated the references to conform to wiki practices.

Historical notes: • I begsn working on this topic some 40 years ago; • Periodically the algebra has cropped up in the works of others; • Most of this activity has occurred in the last 8 years; • John Baez was the first to call the algebra the Dixon algebra; • This became somewhat solidified when the Quanta Mag and Wired articles appeared; • I recently saw a blog in which the blog's author said there is no wikipedia page for the Dixon algebra yet; • So I decided to start one.

Cheers, Geoffrey Dixon

Great American Doll Company DraftEdit

Hello. Can you please help me edit this wiki page. I have done it the best I can. Can you please tell me what i need to fix up

Thank you for your help....Edit

I really appreciate your help with my draft:Marek Holeček. I will try my best to add those missing citations you pointed out so hopefully it can get better. Thanks again...I really hope the article will be accepted at last ...


Dear Theroadislong,

Thank you for your reply - I wasn't aware of restriction on autobiographies, but can well appreciate the reasoning behind it!

all best,

Ketty Nez

Aron Ain DraftEdit

Thank you for reviewing the draft. I'll edit the page to include more sources or remove sections that don't have sources. Thank you!


FYI: Ashley has been adding photos to Commons and then inserting those photos into various articles in preparation for her intention to create an article about her grandfather, Virgil Williams. I left a note on her Talk to declare paid or COI if she proceeds with the attempt. (Evidence for intention is creation and then deletion of a draft in her Sandbox.) The quail hunting photo you deleted was there because Virgil owns the land that was name-mentioned in the image caption. David notMD (talk)

Mona Lisa BrookshireEdit

Can you help me improve my page?Edit

Celalettin-Field Quantum Observation TunnelEdit

Hello there,

I have removed unsourced material and thinned it out as per your direction. Can you please cast an eye?

Draft:900 wine proseccoEdit

Hi Theroadislong, thanks for reviewing my page!

I saw your comment on my draft page 900 wine, I'm inserting the Italian wine brand on the market. I'm not connected to the company, I just try to make the list of brands on wikipedia as complete as possible. I am passionate about wine and I think this brand is important in the Italian sparkling wine scene.

can you possibly and kindly advise me of the changes that can better comply with the policies of wikipedia? Thanks a lot!

April editathons at Women in RedEdit

Page deletion taggedEdit

I am definitely not using it as a free hosting service and i am sorry i ll need to disagree with your analysis. its just i am taking time to be up to the required standard of trained wiki editors and i think i ll make it. thank you for taking the time to reviewing my page.


Request on 11:06:16, 24 April 2019 for assistance on AfC submission by GedgmossEdit

Shahara Ahmad-LlewellynEdit

Why can't you just add some things and save as you modify instead of it making you resubmit and publish. Because I have a long way to go and I can't keep getting rejected.

Re-review My ArticleEdit

Hello Theroadislong,

I have already added new sources like you adviced for my draft article Draft:Finalist of the Intel ISEF and hope if you could review it again and see if its notable enough for Wikipedia.

Thank you very much Mathew Anderson

Draft: Celalettin-Field Quantum Observation TunnelEdit

I have made all reviewers changes. I do not have a relationship in any way with the author, I just use the laws.

Please take a look for publication as the law is a significant part of quantum theory Polar115 (talk) 22:03, 4 May 2019 (UTC)

There are whole sections and paragraphs which are entirely unsourced, if you could fix that it would be good to go. Theroadislong (talk) 07:07, 5 May 2019 (UTC)

Rejection of Dawn Smith Jordan ArticleEdit

It was said, "Being a Miss America runner-up is not notability..." which seems inconsistent with existing pages on Wikipedia. For example, as I look at the list of other Miss South Carolina winners in Wikipedia, there a number of former winners with their own pages and most have their chief measure of notability as winning Miss South Carolina. Note that you have to win Miss South Carolina to even compete in Miss America, and Dawn Smith was a finalist in Miss America. A good specific example is Ali Rogers ( Ali Rogers has nothing more on her page other than winning beauty pageants, the most significant being Miss South Carolina and also was a finalist in Miss America. She did not sing in a Billy Graham crusade, hasn't recorded songs, written books, have an active ministry throughout the United States, and so forth. I intend to continue to add to the draft providing additional items of notability, but the above comment by itself is inconsistent with what I already see approved on Wikipedia. My assumption is it will eventually get approved as I document more, but I contend it should already be approved based on what I see on Ali Rogers' page. Please explain this inconsistency.

If you are convinced that she is notable you are free to ignore the AFC process and create the article in main space where it can take it's chances. Theroadislong (talk) 07:05, 5 May 2019 (UTC)

Request from ArchaicW re proposed new ArticleEdit

Dear Theroadislong

Hope you recall you were very helpful over getting an article on the Coxwold Pottery established (thank you.) I've been working on another article and I wonder if you could have a look at it? It concerns a former department of the University of York (UK), the Institute of Advanced Architectural Studies. Here's what I have drafted so far: I believe the department was ‘notable’, in that it ran for some 40 years and provided courses to 1,000s of mid career architects here in the UK, as well as other activities. Again, I think I made the mistake some months ago of not really understanding the ways of Wikipedia – I put the article up directly and fairly promptly had it knocked back by an Admin to a Draft! To be frank, I found that a bit puzzling, as I think it is an absolutely straightforward factual record of the Institute’s activities, with no commercial value and nothing to 'promote', as it closed over 20 years ago. What it did not have at the time were many references to books and journals etc. But the key information regarding the Institute’s existence and activities is actually mainly found on the University of York’s website, eg the University Library link lists over 80 publications of one sort and another published by the Institute. Anyway, I'd be really grateful if you have a minute to look over it. If you think it’s OK, could you let me know and I will move it from Draft to Review. If you think it needs some further work, could you perhaps just let me know briefly what you think is needed and I'll edit it? Thanks very much ArchaicW (talk) 11:25, 5 May 2019 (UTC)

ArchaicW It doesn't appear to pass the notability guidelines Wikipedia requires multiple in-depth coverage in independent sources, your primary sources are of no use in establishing notability. Theroadislong (talk) 15:33, 6 May 2019 (UTC)

John Cracken Draft PageEdit

Thomson Reuters and Martindale Hubbbell are also sources I could add, will that work? Thomson Reuters and Martindale have cited most of the source stat. I am trying understand what is necessary for me to add so I can get my page live again.

Thank you.

Your draft Draft:John R.W. Cracken has whole sections with no sources, where did it come from? All content requires a reliable source. Theroadislong (talk) 15:21, 6 May 2019 (UTC)

Which section is it so I can provide the sources? Again, thank you for your help. Leeunitis1 (talk) 15:43, 7 May 2019 (UTC)

Thank you for your feedbackEdit

Hi there! I am wondering if you can provide more context around your "reads more like an advertisement" comment? I cited several sources, none of which are affiliated with the company itself, to highlight what the company does. I read through the guidelines and believe it to be neutral so would appreciate any additional information you can provide! Thank you! (KCStyle (talk) 21:01, 6 May 2019 (UTC))

The very first paragraph says "helps consumers discover and purchase the most coveted fashion and accessories around the world" that is entirely promotional trumpery and has no place in an encyclopedia. Theroadislong (talk) 21:06, 6 May 2019 (UTC)

Waiting for a reviewEdit


You declined my article two times within minutes. Now, I am waiting for another review for more than a month. Do you know how long will I have to wait for antoher review? Any info would be great. Thanks. (Kristijanwh (talk) 08:04, 7 May 2019 (UTC))

I would decline it again as blatant advertising, but will let another reviewer take a look to be fair. Theroadislong (talk) 08:29, 7 May 2019 (UTC)

Alright, thanks for the chance. (Kristijanwh (talk) 08:33, 7 May 2019 (UTC))

Draft:Gulshan Kumar BajwaEdit

Hi Theroadislong. I wanted to let you know that a draft you declined at AFC, Draft:Gulshan Kumar Bajwa, was moved to mainspace by the creator, who said the draft had been "approved" when it had not been. I'm not that familiar with AFC so I wanted to ask you: Is the standard procedure here to re-draftify the article, or rather to initiate a PROD or AfD as we would for any other non-notable article? Thanks. – Lord Bolingbroke (talk) 14:57, 7 May 2019 (UTC)

There is no obligation to use the AFC process so the user is allowed to move it to main space where it can take it's chances. Afd would seem like the obvious next step as the subject doesn't appear to pass [[WP::GNG]]. Theroadislong (talk) 16:59, 7 May 2019 (UTC)

IoAAS Draft, from ArchaicWEdit

Thanks very much, Theroadislong. In the light of your comments, I've looked at the references so far and agree you are right they need more depth on the activities and status of the Institute. I'll work on this, but it might take a couple of weeks to improve on the refs. ArchaicW (talk) 15:47, 7 May 2019 (UTC)


Been working hard to improve the quality of this new page , including asking other reviewers, reading guidelines but nervous I haven't done enough. Any further *specific* comments please really appreciated before it gets formally reviewed. Gedgmoss (talk) 22:13, 8 May 2019 (UTC)GedGedgmoss (talk) 22:13, 8 May 2019 (UTC)

18 May 2019 20:53 GMT Thank you for the edits you did. In particular your comments: 1) School Day Memories I just removed and will ask further advice 2) Neutral tone - I've tried to make amend the external link to make it more neutral 3) Should be prose, not a list - do you mean the History section? Gedgmoss (talk) 19:59, 18 May 2019 (UTC)GedGedgmoss (talk) 19:59, 18 May 2019 (UTC)

Thank you, yes the history section should be written in prose and should be limited to what independent reliable sources have reported. I'll leave it for another reviewer to decide whether to accept or not. Theroadislong (talk) 20:02, 18 May 2019 (UTC)

Review of submission by Casper da Costa-LuisEdit

Thanks for your review.

As requested, I've removed external links as requested (except for the "See Also" section) and used more neutral language.

Do let me know if anything else needs improving!

Richard Alan FrenchEdit

Dear Theroadislong, Am still waiting for posting of entry "Richard Alan French". Received message it would be about 6 weeks. Is now 3 months. Can it be posted please?

The sources are very poor and incorrectly formatted have you read WP:REFB as suggested? We don't use external links in the body of an article. Theroadislong (talk) 15:25, 13 May 2019 (UTC)

Short information about Ukrainian scientistEdit

Hello. Could you please help to create short info page about Ukrainian scientist?

Milly Bennett reviewEdit

Hey! Thanks for reviewing the article. I'm very new to this, so I'll try to learn more and go back in to cite third-party sources. Thanks for your help

re-edit is submittedEdit

Hi Theroadislong.

I have re-edited my article submitted on the 19th of April. Will be very thankful if you can have a loot at it in the nearest possible date. Thank you!

M28 TrombonicoEdit

hey how can I make my article better or get some exceptions by changing a few things cause I don't really understand what the bot thing wants

Draft:Sample inlet system of mass spectrometerEdit

Hello, i don't know why you said the article read like an essay. I'd like more clarifications. The article was done for fulfilment of requirement for a course, moving it back to draft is going to impact on my grade (page will be checked tomorrow). I did my best for over a month coming up with the write up and getting permissions from publishers, your one action might just jeopardize everything. ThanksOlisaayodeji (talk) 20:44, 14 May 2019 (UTC)

Wikipedia is not a venue for posting your homework. The article reads like an essay and is not suitable for main space. Theroadislong (talk) 21:12, 14 May 2019 (UTC)


Newbie errors I'm afraid.

You have requested speedy deletion of User talk:Tmcann. I used this as a workspace for creation of this article which you have reviewed (thanks):

I am sorry to have misused the talk:Tmcann page and am happy to delete this myself if this is appropriate. Hopefully the Khanyisile_Motsa page will still be kept.

I am reading up on correct citing and hope to improve the article in the next few days.

Thanks and regards


Request on 12:34:30, 16 May 2019 for assistance on AfC submission by Max.InunkapasitiEdit

Hi, my article has sources of significant credibility and follows all guidelines as required. I do not see why a source such as the Google Knowledge Panel and Spotify's official website would circumvent the guideline of non-acceptable blogs, social media, etc.

Max.Inunkapasiti (talk) 12:34, 16 May 2019 (UTC)

Max.Inunkapasiti The references are primary or mere listings, Wikipedia only summarises what reliable, independent published sources have to say about a subject. Theroadislong (talk) 12:38, 16 May 2019 (UTC)

Draft:Laurie Smith (designer)Edit

You recently declined my submission Draft:Laurie Smith (designer) solely because IMDb was used as a source. That is not the only source in the article... (talk) 12:41, 16 May 2019 (UTC)

I didn't decline it because IMDb was the 'only" source. Her own website and other primary sources are also not sufficient to establish notability, we require in-depth significant coverage (not just passing mentions) about the subject in reliable sources.
Your comment when declining the submission leads me to believe otherwise. The StyleBlueprint article and the TLC videos cited constitute significant coverage from reliable sources, as does her appearance at the National Book Festival, the video of which is on the Library of Congress's own website. (talk) 21:33, 16 May 2019 (UTC)

NPR Newsletter No.18Edit

Hello Theroadislong,

WMF at work on NPP Improvements

Niharika Kohli, a product manager for the growth team, announced that work is underway in implementing improvements to New Page Patrol as part of the 2019 Community Wishlist and suggests all who are interested watch the project page on meta. Two requested improvements have already been completed. These are:

  • Allow filtering by no citations in page curation
  • Not having CSD and PRODs automatically marked as reviewed, reflecting current consensus among reviewers and current Twinkle functionality.
Reliable Sources for NPP

Rosguill has been compiling a list of reliable sources across countries and industries that can be used by new page patrollers to help judge whether an article topic is notable or not. At this point further discussion is needed about if and how this list should be used. Please consider joining the discussion about how this potentially valuable resource should be developed and used.

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The Draft:Daniel S. MiloEdit

Dear Theroadislong. First, thank you for your attention. It helped a lot. Do you think the Draft:Daniel S. Milo is ready now for another submission? if not, I wonder if you'll agree that we'll turn it into a Stub. Thanks again, Aumora (talk) 12:27, 18 May 2019 (UTC)

Dear Theroadislong, would you agree for re-submit? Aumora (talk) 10:54, 20 May 2019 (UTC)
Feel free to re-submit I will leave it to another reviewer to take a look though, to be fair. Theroadislong (talk) 10:57, 20 May 2019 (UTC)
Dear Theroadislong, Thanks for the help. I have re-submited, the draft been shortened by 60%, and all content is now sourced. Whole sections were removed, partly because the sources are Hebrew only. The English was twice revised by two different persons. I'll be happy if it'll be approved asap. Thank you again, and be in touch. Aumora (talk) 13:05, 22 May 2019 (UTC)

Dear Theroadislong, can you tell me if you received the re-submit i've sent yesterday? Thanks, Aumora (talk) 10:39, 23 May 2019 (UTC)

Dear Theroadislong, can you reply for my last message? Thank you so much, Aumora Aumora (talk) 11:06, 24 May 2019 (UTC)
Aumora I replied above "I will leave it to another reviewer to take a look" Theroadislong (talk) 11:15, 24 May 2019 (UTC)
Dear Theroadislong, I would like to be very polite, and ask if is it o.k. to ask you for your approval? Because the process is long, and I followed your notes, not others... Thank you again, Aumora (talk) 05:08, 25 May 2019 (UTC)

Palestinian Animal LeagueEdit

What makes you say it reads like an advertisement? There is no real negative coverage about them online or in academia, because, whilst they are noteworthy, the people who are interested in them are people who are supportive of them, because they are not a large enough group for people to come after them, as would be with for example, a mainstream political party.

So, what can be done to get this article published? Thanks for helping. Innovative Username (talk) 15:37, 18 May 2019 (UTC)

I'm not suggesting we should add negative coverage! We only summarise what reliable, independent published sources have to say about a subject. 14 of your references are to their own website, we have very little interest in what they have to say about themselves, only what others have reported. Theroadislong (talk) 15:45, 18 May 2019 (UTC)
Thank you, I guess that means I'll consider deleting and abandoning the article then. There's no way I can find sources for the nature of their activities other than them. Really strange, as that means you basically can't write an article on anything but large political groups! Innovative Username (talk) 15:49, 18 May 2019 (UTC)
See WP:GNG if there are no independent sources then we don't have an article. Theroadislong (talk) 15:56, 18 May 2019 (UTC)

Requesting a review for Draft:ElicaEdit

I just wanted to request you to review the Draft:Elica once again. I have corrected my mistakes (added links and citations) and I have corrected any other mistakes. Please don't misunderstand me, I DO NOT work for this brand, I just wanted to create a page in English for this brand, as Elica is very popular my country and there wasn't any page in English for it. Thanks for promoting your time. Genius Ed. (talk) 03:51, 20 May 2019 (UTC)

Wikipedia pageEdit

Dear Theroadislong,

Thank you for getting back to me so quickly, I take on board what you say and will think again.

Many thanks,


Take a look?Edit

Hi Theroadislong. As one of the most active AfC reviewers (I think, as I see you working), could you look at and review Draft:Elena Matei? I have reached an opinion on the draft, but feel that requesting an experienced third party may be needed to ensure that I alone am not deciding the fate of a draft. Best. SamHolt6 (talk) 14:09, 21 May 2019 (UTC)

It's a close call, she is probably famous, but not yet notable in Wikipedia terms, the sources are not in depth though and mostly interviews so I have declined again. Theroadislong (talk) 14:35, 21 May 2019 (UTC)

Request on 17:41:29, 21 May 2019 for assistance on AfC submission by KauchisEdit

hello, it has been brought to my attention that the text i used in my article is identical to the text in I would like to inform you that this text is owned by me, and was provided to the website as part of my biography which was written by me. It is the same text that has been used in many other websites/interviews as given by me. I require your assistance to learn how I may further emphasise that the text that is been used in my submissions is not in violation of any copyrights, as it was written by myself and submitted to the said websites.

Kauchis (talk) 17:41, 21 May 2019 (UTC)

Review of Soundarie David RodigoEdit

hello, It has been stated that my text in the above page violates the copyrights as it is the same text that has been used in the following website.

I would like to bring to your notice, that I am the owner of the said text,as it was provided by me as my biography to the said website. The same text has been used in many other websites and interviews online as i give the same profile/biography to publishers. therefore it is not in violation of any copyright, as it was written by me. Please help me overcome this hurdle and submit my article.

Thank youKauchis (talk) 17:46, 21 May 2019 (UTC) Kauchi

Kauchis The website clearly states at the bottom of the page "Copyright © 2018 | All Rights Reserved by MTV Channel (PVT) LTD." So you do not own the copyright even though you may have written it. The text however is entirely unsuited to an encyclopedia article, so will need to be re-written in any case using independent reliable sources. Theroadislong (talk) 18:49, 21 May 2019 (UTC)

there is one another image on commons for Manish GoswamiEdit

Hello, thanks for the good faith edits on an article I started Manish Goswami I have a question there is one image on him uploaded by another user on Commons Manish Goswami Image tell me if we can use this? --Siddharth 🤙🏻 Talk To Me!! 07:44, 22 May 2019 (UTC)

That appears to be OK yes. Theroadislong (talk) 07:52, 22 May 2019 (UTC)

big bangEdit

Hello!I want to edit the page. Add valid religious information. Please remove the protection. Erssayman (talk) 16:52, 22 May 2019 (UTC)

Erssayman I am not an admin. Have you tried Religious interpretations of the Big Bang theory. Theroadislong (talk) 18:04, 22 May 2019 (UTC)
@Erssayman and Theroadislong: There is no such thing as VALID religious information when it comes to the Big Bang. Religion is a a belief system and independent of any valid information. Religion does not depend on facts (information) but on faith. Facts (information) that invalidates belief, results only in entrenchment of the believer into his belief.Oldperson (talk) 18:34, 22 May 2019 (UTC)

thank you. I do not think you studied religious books. Such as the Koran which speaks 1000 Phrase about science. Erssayman (talk) 19:40, 22 May 2019 (UTC)

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Bare URL's hopefully fixed with reFill - please advise!Edit

Dear Theroadislong

I've fixed bare URLs with the reFill on the page Draft:Anita_Andreis, as you suggested. Thank you so much!! That saved me a lot of time!

I need your help still!

  • I wonder if the links are now ok, or should I add dates (on a refill page it says not to add them) on those citations which didn't retrieve it automatically? If yes. Which date? The original date of an article or today when I retrieved it?
  • Since the majority of links are in Croatian language and now they have their original headlines, should I add an English translation with the citation to ease a verification process?
  • Some articles are also available in Print - Newspaper Article, but I wanted to avoid using those since I have no idea how to prove them? To upload scans or? It sounded too complicated so I stuck to internet sources mainly, although some internet articles were also published in print, so that was most convenient to do.

Thank you so much!

I hope you'll reply soon!

Supraphonic (talk) 21:52, 22 May 2019 (UTC)

Australian Biome ProjectEdit

Thank you for your advice, do I need to add credit or remove the biome reference entirely.````

removed not relevant info,Edit

i have been working hard for the article and asking for help how to make it relevant. Now that you have deleted it, I dont know if I am supposed to keep working on it to improve and get in-depth coverage or leave and work on something new. Also the article is still in draft. am i suppose to move it somewhere? I am sorry but I am learning slowly

The draft Draft:The Minds Journal has not been deleted, only declined, you are encouraged to edit further to improve it and re-submit. Theroadislong (talk) 11:32, 24 May 2019 (UTC)


Hi, Theroadislong -- thanks for your comment. I have updated the situation with the external links. Sorry for the mistake! Please let me know if anything else needs changing. Thanks!



I recently added stuff to my page to make it look a bit better.

Is there any chance you could help by adding my contributions to the "contributions" tab I have added, as I don't know how to do it.

Thank you

L1amw90 (talk) 16:15, 24 May 2019 (UTC)

Sorry neither do I! Theroadislong (talk) 16:28, 24 May 2019 (UTC)
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