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Please ReviewEdit

Sir, please review and accept the article. Sorry to bother you, but it's been 3 days but the article has not been accepted by anyone. I hope you

Draft:Chetan Dudi

223.238.173.149 (talk) 00:41, 10 September 2020 (UTC)

help meEdit

Hi, I am a novice user. I ask you to do what was announced and keep the article"saratabnak" (talk) 15:48, 19 April 2020 (UTC)

Thank youEdit

Thank you Sr. UnitedStatesian, for reviewing the article I made. Does the article need anything for you to approve? I accept your suggestions Eltiguere300 (talk) 12:48, 21 January 2020 (UTC)Eltiguere300

Law portal mergeEdit

Hi, are you still going to carry this out, now that consensus has been determined? bd2412 T 00:00, 31 October 2019 (UTC)

@BD2412: Yes, give me a few days. Thanks for your help on getting us to consensus. UnitedStatesian (talk) 14:15, 31 October 2019 (UTC)
Excellent, looking forward to seeing how this works out. There are a few subpages duplicated between the projects, so I am going to go ahead and delete the duplicates under the English law portal now. bd2412 T 14:24, 31 October 2019 (UTC)
Hello, following up on this. I have moved a smattering of things into the law portal space, and documented this at Portal:Law/Maintenance, but would like to proceed carefully to insure that everything moved over is current and relevant, and that the merger does not create an imbalance in favor of the law of one country. BD2412 T 03:46, 14 November 2019 (UTC)


New Page Review newsletter November 2019Edit

Hello UnitedStatesian,

This newsletter comes a little earlier than usual because the backlog is rising again and the holidays are coming very soon.

Getting the queue to 0

There are now 708 holders of the New Page Reviewer flag! Most of you requested the user right to be able to do something about the huge backlog but it's still roughly less than 10% doing 90% of the work. Now it's time for action.
Exactly one year ago there were 'only' 3,650 unreviewed articles, now we will soon be approaching 7,000 despite the growing number of requests for the NPR user right. If each reviewer soon does only 2 reviews a day over five days, the backlog will be down to zero and the daily input can then be processed by every reviewer doing only 1 review every 2 days - that's only a few minutes work on the bus on the way to the office or to class! Let's get this over and done with in time to relax for the holidays.
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Our next newsletter will announce the winners of some really cool awards.

Coordinator

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This month's refresher course

Paid editing is still causing headaches for even our most experienced reviewers: This official Wikipedia article will be an eye-opener to anyone who joined Wikipedia or obtained the NPR right since 2015. See The Hallmarks to know exactly what to look for and take time to examine all the sources.

Tools
  • It is now possible to select new pages by date range. This was requested by reviewers who want to patrol from the middle of the list.
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Second set of eyes
  • Not only are New Page Reviewers the guardians of quality of new articles, they are also in a position to ensure that pages are being correctly tagged for deletion and maintenance and that new authors are not being bitten. This is an important feature of your work, especially while some routine tagging for deletion can still be carried out by non NPR holders and inexperienced users. Read about it at the Monitoring the system section in the tutorial. If you come across such editors doing good work, don't hesitate to encourage them to apply for NPR.
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Question about a userEdit

I saw you reverted a couple of pages by User:LisburnThePriest. He is clearly an active wikipedian but doesn't seem to look at his talk about nor does he seem to know about notability rules and makes hundreds of category and main page articles a week without a second thought. Many of these categories only consist of 1-4 songs or albums and seem to be very obscure "nigerian electro albums". What are your thoughts on this? How can you correct someone on Wikipedia who does not look at their notifications?- AH (talk) 18:39, 11 November 2019 (UTC)

@AttackHelicopter51: thanks for the note. Many of the categories were created a long time ago, and just recently emptied. My user notifications are a courtesy; if the user does not respond I take no offense and so in this case don't believe any further action is required. UnitedStatesian (talk) 18:55, 11 November 2019 (UTC)

Category:Spaceflight portal has been nominated for discussionEdit

 

Category:Spaceflight portal, which you created, has been nominated for possible deletion, merging, or renaming. A discussion is taking place to decide whether this proposal complies with the categorization guidelines. If you would like to participate in the discussion, you are invited to add your comments at the category's entry on the categories for discussion page. Thank you. Pkbwcgs (talk) 10:57, 13 November 2019 (UTC)

Workshop for the creation of new Portal GuidelinesEdit

Hello UnitedStatesian. There is currently a workshop going on about the creation of a new Portal Guideline: User talk:Scottywong/Portal guideline workspace. Your insights and ideas would be appreciated. --Hecato (talk) 16:31, 14 November 2019 (UTC)

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el & ac???Edit

Regarding this edit comment, what does add el and ac mean? -- RoySmith (talk) 16:05, 20 November 2019 (UTC)

@RoySmith: thanks for the question, it means "Add External link and {{authority control}}." Will endeavor to abbreviate less going forward. UnitedStatesian (talk) 16:07, 20 November 2019 (UTC)
tu, rs.

Google Code-In 2019 is coming - please mentor some documentation tasks!Edit

Hello,

Google Code-In, Google-organized contest in which the Wikimedia Foundation participates, starts in a few weeks. This contest is about taking high school students into the world of opensource. I'm sending you this message because you recently edited a documentation page at the English Wikipedia.

I would like to ask you to take part in Google Code-In as a mentor. That would mean to prepare at least one task (it can be documentation related, or something else - the other categories are Code, Design, Quality Assurance and Outreach) for the participants, and help the student to complete it. Please sign up at the contest page and send us your Google account address to google-code-in-admins@lists.wikimedia.org, so we can invite you in!

From my own experience, Google Code-In can be fun, you can make several new friends, attract new people to your wiki and make them part of your community.

If you have any questions, please let us know at google-code-in-admins@lists.wikimedia.org.

Thank you!

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What is this based on..?Edit

I think this dicussion is better continued elsewhere. UnitedStatesian (talk) 05:56, 28 November 2019 (UTC)
The following discussion is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made on the appropriate discussion page. No further edits should be made to this discussion.

Hello UnitedStatesian, can you give me a basis for Category:Main topic articles? ~ R.T.G 14:37, 24 November 2019 (UTC)

Sure @RTG: thanks for the question. That is the category for the 38 head articles that correspond to the 38 categories in Category:Main topic classifications, which are the top subject classifications of articles in Wikipedia. UnitedStatesian (talk) 20:30, 24 November 2019 (UTC)
I can't see any basis on either page. There are, apparently, 38 categories of secrets which can harm your health... otherwise, I can't see it anywhere. ~ R.T.G 20:37, 24 November 2019 (UTC)
Okay, the fact there isn't a readily available solid basis for inclusion leads me to a proposition.
  • Are you familiar with the concept of a "tree of knowledge"? If so you are probably aware that before Wikipedia, a tree of knowledge was often considered an indispensable part of an encyclopaedia.
  • The difference between a tree of knowledge and a categorisation tree is, a categorisation tree is like a filing system, whereas a tree of knowledge not only provides a filing system, but it defines the filing system along the way. Wikipedia has many categorisation trees, and various attempts at defining the structure of knowledge, but it does not in fact have a tree of knowledge.
  • However, the making of the various categorisation and browsing systems requires the sort of discussion, and/or thought, necessary for constructing a tree of knowledge. Wikipedia does not have a tree of knowledge, but it depends on one.
  • In a way, Wikipedia has a tree of knowledge, depends on a tree of knowledge, but it hasn't been written down yet.
  • I'm pretty sure you are interested in that sort of thing. I'm not asking you for anything. I'm just pointing out a deficiency to you. I've found something essential to Wikipedia but widely overlooked. With no particular hurry or scheme, I'm bringing the matter up to people who will consider it relevant.
  • In fact I am asking you for something, anything you think is important to the concept of a tree of knowledge, I'd like to hear about it. Otherwise, you are knee deep in stuff like categories and portals, did you realise Wikipedia has overlooked the actual tree of knowledge? No? Well there you go. o/ ~ R.T.G 21:34, 25 November 2019 (UTC)
Transhumanist is reluctant. Wants talked into it. Wants led. Feels threatened. I don't have the starting block. But I don't want to have the starting block. One of the reasons I'm proposing this is because it can be researched rather than just made up ad hoc. In the same way and article can be stripped down into concise parts and refined to define a topic... that's what I'm looking for. To define categorisation of knowledge rather than simply categorise it. ~ R.T.G 01:25, 26 November 2019 (UTC)


Dear UnitedStatesian,
Beware. RTG is fast and loose with the facts. Puts words in others' mouths. Makes speculative, false, and negative assertions as to what others are thinking. I declined to support his idea, which isn't even what he proposed above...
He approached me on my talk page to pressure me into supporting the replacement of the contents of Wikipedia:Contents with a single subject-based contents tree, thus replacing the current contents of that page which presents links to and descriptions of Wikipedia's various contents trees. He said he would drag me "kicking and screaming".
Besides, that, he sidestepped every question pertaining to the type of links he wished the replacement tree to have. I concluded that the new multi-page tree would be similar to one of our existing multi-page subject-based trees and would present the types of links that one of those do (outline & article links, index and article links, category & article links, glossaries (which have article links), etc.). Wikipedia already has one of each of those systems (seven). I pointed out that the existing trees took over a decade and a half to develop, and that they still are not complete.
I explained that Wikipedia has several complementary/competing navigation systems, which share the Wikipedia:Contents page, and that replacing that page with a single system would likely receive much resistance from the developers of those systems, and so I declined his request to support such a proposal. I also opposed replacing that page with a mystery tree (that he would not divulge the links type of).
Figuring out what he was proposing took over a week of discussions, and the link type is still unknown. (He refuses/fails to reveal the link type). For the whole discussion, see my talk page.
RTG did not post to my talk page the proposal he described above. If he had, I would have addressed the subject there. There are actually two: the Category:Main topic classifications, and the thing that page says it represents but no longer does (the main subject classifications shared by the Wikipedia:Contents pages).
I hope the above explanation sheds light on the matter.
While RTG is very compassionate about this, which is good, his communication approach needs some refinement (as does mine, I'm sure).
Sincerely,    — The Transhumanist   06:59, 27 November 2019 (UTC)
P.S.: Below I've addressed the concerns that RTG posted above. –TT


Dear RTG,
Adding to the category is easy. See Wikipedia:Categories. To change the classifications on the Contents pages, one would post a proposal or start a discussion at Wikipedia talk:Contents. But be ready, it's not about knowledge trees, it's about listing the contents of Wikipedia, which is not quite the same thing.
Much research went into the Contents pages' classifications, to little avail. Presenting the structure from other encyclopedias (e.g., Britannica's Propaedia) and knowledge trees is irrelevant to most editors, who wish the contents pages reflect the contents of Wikipedia (rather than a tree of knowledge per se). That is, the process is political, or social, as it should be. A lot of discussion and collaborative editing went into the classifications...
For example, the main classifications on the Contents pages will likely have to include Mathematics, even though Mathematics is one of the Formal Sciences -- because the Mathematics department has always strongly opposed removing it.
The rationale for the classification structure on the Contents pages ended up being similar to that used for classification on Web directories: not entirely by parent/offspring relationships or where they fall on the tree of knowledge, but by what is contained in the reference work itself (Wikipedia). Geography and Culture are branches of larger subjects (geography is a social science, while culture is a branch of society), but, there are so many articles on those subjects in Wikipedia that they have been elevated to the top tier. Based on this logic, and due to expectations about what a reader may be most likely to look up, it is quite likely that Sports may join the top tier some day.
The weirdest aspect of the classification, and the one that bothers me the most (but only a little), is that Science isn't in the top tier (on the Contents pages), up there with philosophy, religion, and culture. But, that's because its biggest branches (natural science, social science, formal science, and applied science) are included in the subject headings. Another compromise.
A new discussion could be opened about the structure of the Contents pages, but it is unlikely to result in much change, and the amount of discussion required to make even a small change could likely be disproportionate to the change.
Good luck.
Sincerely,    — The Transhumanist   06:59, 27 November 2019 (UTC)
P.S.: @RTG: ping
Politics and voting for preference, put before reason, are the opposite of this tree. To make this tree, when we are stuck, we have to stop. We must exhibit patience with it. We've waited 20 years to even discuss the thing, so it is not as extreme an approach as it may at first seem.
This tree has to start at the base. It has to be, not categorical, but elemental. It should not be an appeal to the authority of other schemes so much as a comparison to them.
"Kicking and screaming" is a common turn of phrase covered by all of the dictionaries. I appreciate the objection deeply. But as to your comment on the difficulty of change... this tree is not about change. It will just result in that, if it is successful. This tree is, however, about the tree itself. None of the other trees are about that. It may seem like they are, while you discuss them, but to cut the long wind out of it (turn of phrase), they are or they aren't and they aren't. ~ R.T.G 14:41, 27 November 2019 (UTC)

The discussion above is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made on the appropriate discussion page. No further edits should be made to this discussion.

Arbitration Case OpenedEdit

You recently offered a statement in a request for arbitration. The Arbitration Committee has accepted that request for arbitration and an arbitration case has been opened at Wikipedia:Arbitration/Requests/Case/Portals. Evidence that you wish the arbitrators to consider should be added to the evidence subpage, at Wikipedia:Arbitration/Requests/Case/Portals/Evidence. Please add your evidence by December 20, 2019, which is when the evidence phase closes. You can also contribute to the case workshop subpage, Wikipedia:Arbitration/Requests/Case/Portals/Workshop. For a guide to the arbitration process, see Wikipedia:Arbitration/Guide to arbitration. For the Arbitration Committee, SQLQuery me! 20:38, 26 November 2019 (UTC)

Your submission at Articles for creation: Anatolian hunter-gatherers has been acceptedEdit

Anatolian hunter-gatherers, which you submitted to Articles for creation, has been created.
The article has been assessed as Start-Class, which is recorded on the article's talk page. You may like to take a look at the grading scheme to see how you can improve the article.

You are more than welcome to continue making quality contributions to Wikipedia. If your account is more than four days old and you have made at least 10 edits you can create articles yourself without posting a request. However, you may continue submitting work to Articles for Creation if you prefer.

Thank you for helping improve Wikipedia!

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request page move Draft:Temidayo OniosunEdit

Hi @User:UnitedStatesian I saw you make an edit to the Draft:Temidayo Oniosun can you help me move the pages as I read only those user who have pages mover rights has the permission to perform the action. Would you guide me on this? Soberano007 (talk) 05:25, 6 December 2019 (UTC)

@Soberano007: happy to help; do you want the page moved from the draft area into the into the main article space? UnitedStatesian (talk) 05:58, 6 December 2019 (UTC)
Hello @User:UnitedStatesian sorry I'm busy with my works. Yes, please with your rights can you move it to article mainspace so that I can add more content and edit it. Soberano007 (talk) 08:46, 7 December 2019 (UTC)
:: Hello @User:UnitedStatesian, thank you . Soberano007 (talk) 09:44, 9 December 2019 (UTC)

Truist FinancialEdit

I've never seen links to Bloomberg, Google, Yahoo Finance etc. under "External links" for a company. Anyway, except for Yahoo Finance, which has headlines related to a Canadian company using the symbol "TFC", the links all result in errors. That's a problem for the web sites, of course, because at this point these links ought to give people information. But could you please wait and check that they work before re-adding them?— Vchimpanzee • talk • contributions • 16:14, 10 December 2019 (UTC)

@Vchimpanzee: thanks for the note, and apologies. {{Finance links}}, which implements the links, is transcluded 950 times, including in every featured article on a US public company; I have re-added it with the working parameters but will wait to add the others until they are working too. UnitedStatesian (talk) 17:05, 10 December 2019 (UTC)
I went ahead and added one more that works now. At this point Reuters and Google still don't work and I'll leave that to you. It's their problem. — Vchimpanzee • talk • contributions • 17:54, 13 December 2019 (UTC)

New Page Review newsletter December 2019Edit

 

Reviewer of the Year

This year's Reviewer of the Year is Rosguill. Having gotten the reviewer PERM in August 2018, they have been a regular reviewer of articles and redirects, been an active participant in the NPP community, and has been the driving force for the emerging NPP Source Guide that will help reviewers better evaluate sourcing and notability in many countries for which it has historically been difficult.

Special commendation again goes to Onel5969 who ends the year as one of our most prolific reviewers for the second consecutive year. Thanks also to Boleyn and JTtheOG who have been in the top 5 for the last two years as well.

Several newer editors have done a lot of work with CAPTAIN MEDUSA and DannyS712 (who has also written bots which have patrolled thousands of redirects) being new reviewers since this time last year.

Thanks to them and to everyone reading this who has participated in New Page Patrol this year.

Top 10 Reviewers over the last 365 days
Rank Username Num reviews Log
1 Rosguill (talk) 47,395 Patrol Page Curation
2 Onel5969 (talk) 41,883 Patrol Page Curation
3 JTtheOG (talk) 11,493 Patrol Page Curation
4 Arthistorian1977 (talk) 5,562 Patrol Page Curation
5 DannyS712 (talk) 4,866 Patrol Page Curation
6 CAPTAIN MEDUSA (talk) 3,995 Patrol Page Curation
7 DragonflySixtyseven (talk) 3,812 Patrol Page Curation
8 Boleyn (talk) 3,655 Patrol Page Curation
9 Ymblanter (talk) 3,553 Patrol Page Curation
10 Cwmhiraeth (talk) 3,522 Patrol Page Curation

(The top 100 reviewers of the year can be found here)

Redirect autopatrol

A recent Request for Comment on creating a new redirect autopatrol pseduo-permission was closed early. New Page Reviewers are now able to nominate editors who have an established track record creating uncontroversial redirects. At the individual discretion of any administrator or after 24 hours and a consensus of at least 3 New Page Reviewers an editor may be added to a list of users whose redirects will be patrolled automatically by DannyS712 bot III.

Source Guide Discussion

Set to launch early in the new year is our first New Page Patrol Source Guide discussion. These discussions are designed to solicit input on sources in places and topic areas that might otherwise be harder for reviewers to evaluate. The hope is that this will allow us to improve the accuracy of our patrols for articles using these sources (and/or give us places to perform a WP:BEFORE prior to nominating for deletion). Please watch the New Page Patrol talk page for more information.

This month's refresher course

While New Page Reviewers are an experienced set of editors, we all benefit from an occasional review. This month consider refreshing yourself on Wikipedia:Notability (geographic features). Also consider how we can take the time for quality in this area. For instance, sources to verify human settlements, which are presumed notable, can often be found in seconds. This lets us avoid the (ugly) 'Needs more refs' tag.

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Speedy deletion nomination of Category:Canadian women's futsal playersEdit

I've had several notifications like this saying that "the category has been empty for seven days or more" for categories which I have just created. (I'm working through Wanted categories). I dont object to such categories being deleted, but I don't understand how they are picked up. Rathfelder (talk) 11:19, 24 December 2019 (UTC)

@Rathfelder: thanks for the question; every night a bot updates Wikipedia:Database reports/Empty categories; this is how we pick up the empty cats that then get tagged for speedy deletion; once tagged they go into a seven-day holding category before being deleted, to ensure the seven day period passes. Any other questions, please let me know. UnitedStatesian (talk) 15:52, 24 December 2019 (UTC)

Good luckEdit

WikiProject Vocaloid QuestionEdit

Hi you archived the project 2 months ago. it says that it should no longer be modified but i would like to start it up again as no one is currently intrested. I looked on the wikiproject info page and it didnt't really help with the circumstances i'm in so is there a way to start it up again? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Carri796 (talkcontribs) 00:59, 29 December 2019 (UTC)

@Carri796: thanks for the question. I don't recall or find the page to which you are referring; can you please post a link to it here so I can refresh my memory? UnitedStatesian (talk) 20:52, 31 December 2019 (UTC)
the project is https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Council/Proposals/Vocaloid — Preceding unsigned comment added by Carri796 (talkcontribs) 20:39, 1 January 2020 (UTC)
@Carri796: ah yes, now I see. I want to point you to this quote from Wikipedia:WikiProject Council/Guide: ". . . it's time to look for editors with similar interests. This is the most important step. You must find people who want to work together on the project with you." I don't think it makes sense to reactivate the proposal until you have other editors willing to participate; let me know once you have done so (that linked page has some hints on how to do it) and I'll reactivate the proposal. UnitedStatesian (talk) 22:13, 2 January 2020 (UTC)

Wikipedia BooksEdit

Since you participated in the discussion on Wikipedia Books I herewith inform you that a decision has been taken.

See Wikipedia:Village_pump_(technical)/Archive_176#Suppress_rendering_of_Template:Wikipedia_books Dirk Hünniger (talk) 20:33, 31 December 2019 (UTC)

Pseudoscience and whatnotEdit

Hello, UnitedStatesian! I wanted to explain this revert. As you may know if you follow the fringe theories noticeboard, we've long had an issue with the cryptozoology pseudoscience on the site. While we've tried to build articles from reliable secondary sources where possible, now and then well-meaning users (and cryptozoologists) insert cryptozoology terminology into articles, such as categories. I recently created [[Category:Water monsters]] to take the place of the pseudoscience implicit in the use of the term 'cryptid', and the water monster category could certainly use more specialization into regions, etc, as the category goes. :bloodofox: (talk) 03:03, 3 January 2020 (UTC)

@Bloodofox:, thanks so for the note, and for your good work in this area; all makes sense. My one comment, for you to consider next time, would be that in situations such as this I think best practice is to open a discussion at WP:CFD before emptying the categories, so gnomish editors such as I are aware of the background of the category changes. Just my 2p. UnitedStatesian (talk) 21:40, 3 January 2020 (UTC)
This is a great suggestion — I'll take a closer look at these categories and ping you when I've got it all together. Thanks, UnitedStatesian! :bloodofox: (talk) 21:47, 3 January 2020 (UTC)

Tagging empty cats for deletionEdit

Thanks for helping clean up abandoned corners of the Wiki! You might want to leave sockpuppet cats alone though. Things like Category:Suspected Wikipedia sockpuppets of... of an active sock might be transiently empty while an investigation is ongoing (for example, Category:Suspected Wikipedia sockpuppets of PianoManFolkRock had a few, then they got moved to a different sock cat, then it was tagged and deleted, but then it had to get recreated to host 11 (at this time) entries). DMacks (talk) 02:44, 7 January 2020 (UTC)

@DMacks:, thanks for the suggestion; my only question would be, if not for CSD1 deletion, is there a process for insuring that users found to be innocent do not have their categories continue to exist? I for one would not want an empty Category:Suspected Wikipedia sockpuppets of UnitedStatesian continue to exist. Having to delete/recreate seems a very small price to pay. Let me know, and thanks, UnitedStatesian (talk) 02:58, 7 January 2020 (UTC)
It might take a bit of digging. You could check "What links here" to see if it's mentioned in any discussions or linked from any other user pages (several sock-tags automatically link the cat as part of process). You could also look for a companion Category:Wikipedia sockpuppets of PianoManFolkRock (once a "suspected" is confirmed, it gets moved there) or see if the named account (puppet-master) is currently blocked as a heuristic for potentially useful cat. You actually found a case where someone forgot to tag the puppet-master, which would have helped the back-tracing. DMacks (talk) 03:33, 7 January 2020 (UTC)
@DMacks: I hope you didn't think my redlink was real: that's my user id! (and I have no socks). UnitedStatesian (talk) 03:35, 7 January 2020 (UTC)
Nope, I wasn't fooled. I know you're barefoot. DMacks (talk) 03:38, 7 January 2020 (UTC)
This subject has been discussed with checkusers and I've been told that empty sockpuppet categories should be deleted as uncontroversial deletions (G6). That's what I do and other admins delete them as well. This comes up fairly frequently and this is has it has been handled over the past year or so. Liz Read! Talk! 02:50, 9 January 2020 (UTC)
They're also ridiculously easy to recreate if need be so, yes, I delete them on request too. --kingboyk (talk) 05:34, 29 January 2020 (UTC)

Empty categories with external linksEdit

Hey, UnitedStatesian,

I don't know if you have noticed but there is something wrong with the categories featuring foreign language external links. They appear to be empty and appear on the Empty Categories list but if you look at them in other categories, they appear to have contents. So, after tagging a few, I've inquired about this on the technical Village Pump noticeboard. There are so many on tonight's list that there must be some sort of glitch as they all appear to be empty at this moment. Thanks. Liz Read! Talk! 02:50, 9 January 2020 (UTC)

Can you have a look at this map?Edit

You are on the project British Empire. It Looks like someone added non-Spanish territory to the Spanish empire just to make it bigger than the British one and also made maps showing comparisons between the two to make this point. The Spanish empire never included Germany, Hungary, Alaska, Aasab etc etc. See File talk:Imperio Español Completo.svg on wikicommons. Barjimoa (talk) 15:17, 11 January 2020 (UTC)

Category:Wikipedia Loves X has been nominated for discussionEdit

 

Category:Wikipedia Loves X, which you created, has been nominated for possible deletion, merging, or renaming. A discussion is taking place to decide whether this proposal complies with the categorization guidelines. If you would like to participate in the discussion, you are invited to add your comments at the category's entry on the categories for discussion page. Thank you. Blue Rasberry (talk) 15:01, 17 January 2020 (UTC)

Draft articlesEdit

I believe you’re an editor who deals in draft articles. I am letting you know that Draft:Good People (TV series) and Draft:The Modern Ocean, both I’ve created, I will no longer be working on as they will not be getting made and thus are free to be deleted. Rusted AutoParts 17:25, 21 January 2020 (UTC)

Draft:DanexitEdit

Could you maybe check and give the solution for this new article: "Draft:Danexit", regarding "Citation needed", "who?, "when?", "clarification needed" and "which?"? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Draft:Danexit Wname1 (talk) 04:31, 22 January 2020 (UTC) Thanks for you work on "References" -> B.T. Wname1 (talk) 19:14, 27 January 2020 (UTC)

Your submission at Articles for creation: List of Vivendi Games subsidiaries (January 22)Edit

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Ovintiv page moveEdit

@UnitedStatesian:

I don't dispute your page move of Encana to Ovintiv, but had been watching both pages, and the press, and specifically avoiding requesting a new page move until the actual move of the headquarters and usage of the new name took effect, per the previous closed move discussion now at Talk:Ovintiv. Just wondering if you noted the previous page move discussion and consensus determination.

Cheers,
--Doug Mehus T·C 20:23, 24 January 2020 (UTC)

@Dmehus: thanks for the question; I did see the discussion, and performed the move once the company issued this press release. UnitedStatesian (talk) 19:41, 27 January 2020 (UTC)

Undeleting Draft:Mid-South IndustriesEdit

How do I restore Draft:Mid-South Industries and get it out of Draft status. Hotspur23 (talk) 20:35, 24 January 2020 (UTC)

@Hotspur23: the draft has been restored. In the box at the top of the draft, there are three sections you can expand to read: Where to get help - How to improve your article - Editor resources After reading those let me know if I can be of further help.UnitedStatesian (talk) 20:41, 27 January 2020 (UTC)

Undeleting Draft:Scipio AemilianusEdit

Hi, could you restore my draft here? I'm not really active these days, but I still intend to edit this page soon. Thanks. T8612 (talk) 20:44, 28 January 2020 (UTC)

@T8612: just wondering why we need a draft page at Draft:Scipio Aemilianus, separate from the article that already exists at Scipio Aemilianus; shouldn't the edits be made to the latter page? Let me know, UnitedStatesian (talk) 20:54, 28 January 2020 (UTC)
I'm planning a complete rewrite. The article is badly written and uses outdated sources, therefore I cannot really make small changes as there would be incoherence in the article. T8612 (talk) 20:57, 28 January 2020 (UTC)
@T8612: understood, I have restored it. Thanks for all your good work, UnitedStatesian (talk) 21:15, 28 January 2020 (UTC)

Speedy deletion of draft redirectsEdit

Hi. If you speedy-nominate a redirect in the Draft namespace which was created because the editor misnamed the draft and it was subsequently moved by somebody else, can you please consider notifying the original editor of the draft? A user who names a draft "Draft:Initial draft v2" (as a recent example) is quite likely not going to know they can click on "Contributions" to find their work. Thanks. --kingboyk (talk) 05:32, 29 January 2020 (UTC)

@Kingboyk: yes, will do; that's a great suggestion. Thanks, UnitedStatesian (talk) 05:41, 29 January 2020 (UTC)
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Your submission at Articles for creation: European Climate Initiative (February 16)Edit

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Your submission at Articles for creation: Valentina Galaktionovna Morozova (February 18)Edit

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EastEnders Boat WeekEdit

Hi there,

Thank you for grammar checking the title to Draft:EastEnders Boat Week. I hope the draft gets published as other pages dedicated to special episodes of EastEnders have had articles written up about them.

See: EastEnders Live and EastEnders Live Week

Best, KeyKing666 KeyKing666 (talk) 22:39, 18 February 2020 (UTC)

Category:Unreferenced Nickelodeon articlesEdit

Hey, UnitedStatesian,

I don't think this is a category for templates. Maybe should be a straight CSD C1. Thanks. Liz Read! Talk! 02:18, 19 February 2020 (UTC)

Hey @Liz: the cat was populated by the deleted Template:WikiProject Nickelodeon, so I think G8 applies. UnitedStatesian (talk) 05:43, 19 February 2020 (UTC)

Category:Individual Falcon 9 boostersEdit

Hi, I'm subject to a revenge revert of a certain user. Can you have a look at Category:Individual Falcon 9 boosters (history) please? The category is not empty (it might have been temporarily), so I assume your speedy deletion request for an empty category was in error. Based on that I reverted it, now a certain user reverted my edit after we had a disagreement on a completely unrelated page... you can easily remove it again if you want, then we don't need to waste more time on this page. --mfb (talk) 22:12, 19 February 2020 (UTC)

@Mfb: thanks for the heads up, I removed the CSD tag as the cat is no longer empty. Best, UnitedStatesian (talk) 02:40, 20 February 2020 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for February 25Edit

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Your submission at Articles for creation: Dali Wu (February 26)Edit

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Frank Russell Company and Russell InvestmentsEdit

Hello! I'm not sure if you saw my ping here (I know some editors elect not to receive notifications), but I am currently looking for an editor who would be willing to review my proposed Russell Investments draft article and copy over to Russell Investments appropriately. I'm submitting this draft on behalf of Russell Investments, and I've disclosed my conflict of interest on my profile page as well as the Frank Russell Company's talk page. My goal is to fork out a separate page for the company from the Frank Russell Company article, which currently has a tag requesting a split. I think you'll find the proposed draft is appropriately sourced and neutral, and I'm happy to answer any questions or concerns you or other editors may have. Thanks for your consideration, Inkian Jason (talk) 15:52, 27 February 2020 (UTC)

@Inkian Jason: I am currently occupied on other WP activities, but will keep this one on my list to look at down the road. UnitedStatesian (talk) 18:22, 2 March 2020 (UTC)
Thanks for replying! I will try to find another editor to help out. Inkian Jason (talk) 18:26, 2 March 2020 (UTC)

Speedy deletion over and over againEdit

Can we please stop this? What is the point of tagging this over and over again? ―Justin (koavf)TCM 18:20, 2 March 2020 (UTC)

@Koavf: thanks for the question; the point is this: if the cat is empty after seven days, it will be deleted; if it is not, the tag will be removed. Not sure what you want me to do here, and why? UnitedStatesian (talk) 05:56, 4 March 2020 (UTC)
UnitedStatesian, Can you remind me of where the discussion was for the new category tree that replicates this functionality? I think the new names are worse than the old ones. ―Justin (koavf)TCM 15:45, 4 March 2020 (UTC)
@Koavf: sure; unfortunately no one centralized place, but I use Template_talk:Link_language#Auto-categories as the starting point to get to all of the relevant discussions, including the TfD opened lat month that is still ongoing. 16:15, 4 March 2020 (UTC)

Category:March 2020 crimesEdit

As anticipated, it is no longer empty.

Please consider waiting a little longer before deleting categories such as this one that are expected to become populated.

The reason I created it is so that it would show up in category-navigation templates, be recognized by tools like WP:HOTCAT, and so if someone did manually add the category they wouldn't see it as a red link and undo their edit. davidwr/(talk)/(contribs) 18:01, 4 March 2020 (UTC)

Thanks for the fixups and removing the CSD. davidwr/(talk)/(contribs) 18:43, 4 March 2020 (UTC)

Move from History of Hawaii to History of the Hawaiian IslandsEdit

Wow, that was a pretty huge change. Did you discuss it with any other editors? I do not see anything at WikiProject Hawaii.

I am just wondering why this naming convention would be different for Hawaii than any other state. All the other states are in the "History of <state name>" format, except where differentiation is needed (Georgia, New York, & Washington).

BTW, the State of Hawaii is technically a subset of the Hawaiian Archipelago, as Midway Island is not part of the state; hence the reason for no mention of Midway in the History of Hawaii article except to mention the Battle of Midway.

As a former Kamaʻaina, I believe that the article should be returned to the original title. At least until a move has gotten consensus.

Peaceray (talk) 22:36, 9 March 2020 (UTC)

@Peaceray: apologies, I have reversed the move and will open an advertised discussion before proceeding again. I do think in the meantime the lead of the article should be modified, however. UnitedStatesian (talk) 00:32, 10 March 2020 (UTC)
OK, thanks! Peaceray (talk) 02:02, 10 March 2020 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Category:Portal namespace categoriesEdit

 

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100,000th edit!Edit

  100,000th edit award
Hello US. Let me be the first to congratulate you on your 100,000th edit! You are now entitled to place the 100,000 Edit Star on your bling page! or you could choose to display the {{User 100,000 edits}} user box. Or both! Thanks for all your work at the 'pedia! Cheers, — MarnetteD|Talk 04:41, 13 March 2020 (UTC)
Thanks, @MarnetteD: (and thanks Twinkle!) UnitedStatesian (talk) 04:48, 13 March 2020 (UTC)
You are most welcome. Twinkle too :-) MarnetteD|Talk 05:10, 13 March 2020 (UTC)
Belated congratulations on this achievement! Liz Read! Talk! 03:38, 16 March 2020 (UTC)
Thanks, @Liz: always great doing good work alongside you. UnitedStatesian (talk) 15:11, 16 March 2020 (UTC)

NotificationsEdit

Hey, UnitedStatesian,

I know you're a pro at this but you're not posting notifications to page creators for categories you tag for CSD C1. Please check your Twinkle Preferences in case something is amiss. Thank you for your work! Liz Read! Talk! 03:36, 16 March 2020 (UTC)

Your submission at Articles for creation: Amphibolips quercusinanis has been acceptedEdit

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Template:New AFC submission/submitEdit

I undid your CSD on this page. The Lord of Math is running a series of tests to improve the AfC script. Cheers. Sulfurboy (talk) 21:47, 26 March 2020 (UTC)

Sulfurboy, No, he would have been right. I have completed my tests and Primefac has implemented my changes. Thanks for reminders from both of you! I have tagged them for speedy deletion G7. Cheers, TLOM (The Lord of Math) (Message) 01:10, 27 March 2020 (UTC)

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Submitting drafts for article considerationEdit

How do I submit a draft for article consideration or what template do I use to do this such as Draft:Oleh Barna? --93.76.60.140 (talk) 16:13, 7 April 2020 (UTC)

@93.76.60.140: I put the template onto the article; just click on the blue button to submit. Thanks! UnitedStatesian (talk) 16:59, 7 April 2020 (UTC)

Hello Sir!Edit

Hello Sir Can You Approve My Draft Please Sir! NAMED Draft:Danish Zehen. Wiki Lover 646 (talk) 03:51, 11 April 2020 (UTC)

@Wiki Lover 646: I submitted the draft for review on your behalf; please continue watching the page to see the results of the review. Best, UnitedStatesian (talk) 18:54, 11 April 2020 (UTC)

Thanks! Wiki Lover 646 (talk) 13:15, 21 April 2020 (UTC)

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Notifying page creators for CSD C1Edit

Hello, UnitedStatesian,

I'm sorry to be bugging you about this again but I can see by your contributions that you are not notifying page creators when you tag an empty category. You are notifying page creators for other categories of CSD so there must be an issue with your Twinkle preferences.

Please go to Wikipedia:Twinkle/Preferences and make sure that ALL categories (or at least C1) are checked under Speedy Deletion. Then hit Save Changes at the bottom of the page. Then, when you tag a page, Notify Creator should be checked on the Twinkle pop-up. Thanks much! Liz Read! Talk! 20:22, 16 April 2020 (UTC)

@Liz: Thanks as always for the note. The settings are working fine, but I occasionally uncheck the notification box to limit the number of redundant notifications. Are you aware of any complaints about my failure to notify? I also go back to the tagged pages and remove the CSD tag if the category is subsequently populated during the seven-day waiting period. UnitedStatesian (talk) 02:48, 17 April 2020 (UTC)
I didn't get a notification of this[1].
And I really question the value to anyone of tagging a category for speedy deletion as empty only 98 minutes after its creation, and 24 minutes after its creator's last edit to it.
Similarly, [2]. Same timescale, same lack of notification. --BrownHairedGirl (talk) • (contribs) 02:33, 26 April 2020 (UTC)

Spamming articleEdit

Hey, thanks for deleting uncited crap from the Spamming article. Everyone thinks they know all about spam, so they insert any old WP:OR junk into the article without bothering to look for sources. Personally I don't like deleting blocks of rubbish from articles - after all, someone has taken the trouble to compose the rubbish. And sometimes it 'rings' true. So my usual approach is to post a notice to the talk page, notifying that I intend to delete unless someone finds some sources within (say) a month. But a more brutal approach is often warranted.

Thanks again! MrDemeanour (talk) 10:22, 17 April 2020 (UTC)

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Hello Sir!Edit

Sir Today I Made An Article Named Draft:Rajat Verma Sir Can You Please Correct The Article If There Are Any Mistakes Please I Requested! Help The Article Sir! Wiki Lover 646 (talk) 14:28, 21 April 2020 (UTC)

WITH and TOEdit

Why don't you please fix every category starting with "Colleges affiliated to" as you did for Category:Colleges affiliated with Purnea University GargAvinash talk 08:12, 22 April 2020 (UTC)

@GargAvinash: apologies, the "fix" was a mistake on my part. I have corrected it, and appreciate your pointing it out. UnitedStatesian (talk) 14:42, 22 April 2020 (UTC)
Never mind. Good luck! GargAvinash talk 17:59, 22 April 2020 (UTC)

Category:Categorized redirects has been nominated for deletionEdit

 

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Thanks for the tipEdit

Hi @UnitedStatesian:, I just noticed that you've been disabling categories on the drafts I create. While I knew that they should be disabled, I didn't know how to do it. Just read your edit summary. I'll try to do it myself next time. Thanks for doing it and for the tip. NawJee (talk) 00:46, 25 April 2020 (UTC)

Thanks and AdviceEdit

Good morning, and thanks for your heads-up that it's been six months. I remain confused as to the original concern; it appears there were two comments made, one saying the elementary school wasn't "special enough" in some way (it is the first and only of its kind in the world, so it is, by definition, unique; it has been named as such by major international organizations, as indicated in the article) and one indicating it did not have sufficiently-reliable sources. I'm happy to continue working on the latter, but the former seemed to stump me. Are there any conditions that would qualify, in your understanding of Wikipedia guidelines, any elementary school as unique? A high school always seems to pass muster, even if it is (forgive me) unremarkable, so I'm not sure I understand the "ask" in revising the article to meet the community standards, despite having reviewed them. It seems a vague standard. Thanks for any guidance you have! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Reeveskd (talkcontribs) 13:47, 27 April 2020 (UTC)

errorEdit

I created a article EditPete Camarata. it has the wrong title so I recreated it as Pete Camarata do you know how to delete EditPete Camarata?Tgmod (talk) 21:22, 29 April 2020 (UTC)

@Tgmod: no worries, should be on its way to being fixed now. UnitedStatesian (talk) 21:28, 29 April 2020 (UTC)

Category:Upcoming video games not yet scheduled has been nominated for mergingEdit

 

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Help, please on Draft:Wadajir PartyEdit

UnitedStatesian, I was wondering if I can get some guidance to publish this page (Draft:Wadajir Party). Due to its popularity, this is the most popular opposition party in Somalia.[1] [2]The party leader has already been featured Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame. Thanks.--MrMidnimo (talk) 21:02, 2 May 2020 (UTC)

Your submission at Articles for creation: Corynebacterium xerosis has been acceptedEdit

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Deletion approvalsEdit

Hello! You contacted me re: the Pierre and Look At Me drafts. Please feel free to delete them as I was unable to find information to develop them further. Thanks so much! Caterpillar84 (talk) 19:45, 5 May 2020 (UTC)

Draft:Uyghur American AssociationEdit

Hello! I have recently made some additions to the UAA page, which you made an edit on recently. Feel free come by and make additions or remove anything you see as inappropriate for Wikipedia. Geographyinitiative (talk) 23:25, 7 May 2020 (UTC)

Category:American schoolteachers by location has been nominated for renamingEdit

 

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Diplomats to HawaiiEdit

Why did you remove all the diplomats to Provisional Government and Republic of Hawaii just to move the title. Most list of ambassadors do not distinguish between regimes. See United States Minister to Hawaii or List of ambassadors of the United States to Portugal. KAVEBEAR (talk) 15:54, 11 May 2020 (UTC)

Hey @KAVEBEAR: thanks for the question. I split the article (creating from the existing redirect List of diplomats of France to the Republic of Hawaii, which in turn allows proper categorization, matching the separate articles Hawaiian Kingdom and Republic of Hawaii. The problem in WP of using just "Hawaii" in thi case is that in WP context that term refers to the post-1959 non-sovereign U.S. state, which has no diplomatic relations. The United States Minister to Hawaii article is the actual legal title of th position. UnitedStatesian (talk) 05:40, 14 May 2020 (UTC)
I don’t see that as an issue and it is clarified in the introduction it prefers to the kingdom, provisional government and republic. Given your rationale there would need to be splitting for many articles. I disagree. A clarification that it does not extend pass 1898 is sufficient to address it.KAVEBEAR (talk) 06:32, 14 May 2020 (UTC)

Draft:Mamma AngolaEdit

Please can you see if you can make any sense of the histrionics about this draft. Theroadislong (talk) 20:49, 13 May 2020 (UTC)

@Theroadislong: thanks for the question. Best I can tell, an editor objected to the placing of comments on the draft without there being any AfC template on the page. I can kind of see the objecting editor's point, though I would of course not have edit warred over it; in any event I added the AfC template, which if it remains should encourage comments from anyone reviewing the draft and hopefully mollify the objector. UnitedStatesian (talk) 05:46, 14 May 2020 (UTC)

RequestEdit

Would you be able to delete the Draft:Three Thousand Years of Longing redirect? I need to bring Three Thousand Years of Longing hadn’t started filming before things shut down and now I need to bring it back into draftspace. Rusted AutoParts 20:14, 14 May 2020 (UTC)

@Rusted AutoParts: thanks, sounds good. I've tagged the draft page; should be deleted soon. UnitedStatesian (talk) 18:06, 15 May 2020 (UTC)

Dr KawashimaEdit

Hi if you want, you can delete the Dr kawashima page I made, as I made a mistake and didn't have the draft reviewed first. The draft still exists which im having it reviewed but it says the article version might get in the way. I know you gave the article version a speedy deletion. Thanks and have a good day. Captain Galaxy (talk) 16:00, 16 May 2020 (UTC)

A cup of tea for you!Edit

  For your help with getting my CSD log started, and also being a fellow diligent G13 tagger :) Squeeps10 Talk to meMy edits 04:46, 16 May 2020 (UTC)

Bad linkEdit

You linked the actress Jennifer M. Johnson as the CEO on Franklin Templeton Investments. They're different people, please revert it. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 73.189.181.69 (talk) 07:47, 26 May 2020 (UTC)

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Thank you!!Edit

Thank you UnitedStatesian, for approving my article American Capital. I appreciate it. Went through a lot of back and forth with mods over this. Ksaraf (talk) 19:34, 27 May 2020 (UTC)

@Ksaraf: you are very welcome, and thank you for all your hard work. UnitedStatesian (talk) 14:52, 3 June 2020 (UTC)

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Question i want to talk.Edit

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Category: Irish companies by yearEdit

Re Irish companies established by year eg Category:Irish companies established in 2016, I have created the usual container category for them i.e. Category:Companies of Ireland by year of establishment. Note that the by-year category can be copied for other (new) years without amendment. Hugo999 (talk) 11:53, 10 June 2020 (UTC)

Posting user notices for CSD C1sEdit

Hello, UnitedStatesian,

It's important when tagging pages for deletion to notify the page creator about their tagging. I see you are doing so for CSD G13s, stale drafts, and other types of CSDs but you still aren't for CSD C1s, empty categories.

I know I have posted this reminder before but please set up your Twinkle preferences (Wikipedia:Twinkle/Preferences) so that all deletion categories are checked to notify the page creator or, at least, for the types of deletion that you regularly tag pages for (look at "Notify page creator when tagging with these criteria" section). Then click "Save changes". It's just easier to have all of the categories checked so you don't have to check "Notify page creator" with each tagging you do and that it is automatically checked.

I don't like posting these reminders because you generally do such productive editing so if you could simply alter your Twinkle preferences, this wouldn't keep happening. Thank you. Liz Read! Talk! 14:17, 16 June 2020 (UTC)

@Liz: I have configured the C1 creator notification, effective with the ones I just did. I will note, though, that 36 of today's empty categories (those in the occupation by ethnicity/religion family) were created by the same user; I assume you are ok that I only notified the user of the first C1 tag, and did not add 35 other notifications to the user's talk page? UnitedStatesian (talk) 03:21, 17 June 2020 (UTC)

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"Allscripts Healthcare Soluti" listed at Redirects for discussionEdit

  A discussion is taking place to address the redirect Allscripts Healthcare Soluti. The discussion will occur at Wikipedia:Redirects for discussion/Log/2020 June 18#Allscripts Healthcare Soluti until a consensus is reached, and anyone, including you, is welcome to contribute to the discussion. Nathan2055talk - contribs 21:26, 18 June 2020 (UTC)

Draft CategoriesEdit

There are categories designed to be placed on draft articles that are exclusive to draft pages, these categories are exempt from WP:DRAFTNOCAT. I mention this due to your edits on Draft:Poké Ball. (Oinkers42) (talk) 17:11, 21 June 2020 (UTC)

@(Oinkers42): thanks for the note; note that most of those cats are intended to be implemented via parameters in the {{draft article}} template, rather than adding them directly. I have corrected the draft so that it does that; let me know if you see any issues. UnitedStatesian (talk) 04:10, 23 June 2020 (UTC)

Empty category notificationsEdit

Hi, I'd like to request that you not send me anymore notifications for C1 speedy deletion candidates. I would really appreciate it. Thank you so much. StarcheerspeaksnewslostwarsTalk to me 02:25, 22 June 2020 (UTC)

@Starcheerspeaksnewslostwars: apologies, it requires numerous additional steps to identify who the category creator is, and based on that (and on what each user has requested) determine whether a notification should be made. I'd ask that you indulge me and the other CSD C1 nominators and forgive us the occasional unwanted userpage notification. UnitedStatesian (talk) 03:21, 22 June 2020 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Category:Wikipedians willing to provide fourth opinionsEdit

Hi, you recently tagged a category I created (Category:Wikipedians willing to provide fourth opinions) for speedy deletion under CSD C1. It doesn’t meet the criteria because it was created a few hours ago and has not been empty for “at least seven days”; it’s not even seven days old. MrSwagger21 (talk) 03:40, 23 June 2020 (UTC)

Hey @MrSwagger21:, thanks for this; please note that the CS1 tag can be applied to any empty category, but the tag only puts the tagged cat into a "holding pen" {Category:Empty categories awaiting deletion}, from which it can only be deleted if it still empty after remaining in the holding pen at least seven days: that is how we ensure the no deletion takes place before the seven days are elapsed. Any other questions, please let me know. UnitedStatesian (talk) 03:45, 23 June 2020 (UTC)
This is unrelated to the speedy deletion, but I realized I would like to add my user name to the category, as I am willing to provide fourth opinions. Can I do that without breaking procedures, and would that have an effect on the speedy deletion since it would no longer be empty? Thank you! MrSwagger21 (talk) 03:51, 23 June 2020 (UTC)
@MrSwagger21: Of course, you are welcome to do so! Feel free to add your user page to the cat, and the C1 tag will be removed shortly thereafter. UnitedStatesian (talk) 03:54, 23 June 2020 (UTC)

g13Edit

Although bot edits don't count for preventing G13, the program to warn of forthcoming g13s doesn't seem to recognize that, so some of your g13s, tho technically valid might be savable if either the author had seen the notice, or those who check Category:AfC G13 eligible soon submissions had seen theml. We needtoget this fixed first, I think. I rescued a few that might need further checking. DGG ( talk ) 05:16, 24 June 2020 (UTC)

@DGG: Agreed, all of the G13 reporting/handling should exclude bot edits in issuing notifications and determining what is eligible (consistent with the criterion). Also would support a prohibition on bot edits of G13-eligible pages. UnitedStatesian (talk) 05:56, 24 June 2020 (UTC)
so, in the meantime, unti ll we get it fixed, could you please not nominate them till they have a chance toget on the lists? I'm still going to check each one that look even possible if I can, but it makes it much harder for me, -- I don't like to ask it as a favor I have a shoulder injury that will make it very difficult to type for trhe next month at least. DGG ( talk ) 17:02, 24 June 2020 (UTC)
@DGG: happy to pause (and here's hoping you feel better soon), but is anyone actually working on a fix? Or is this one of the "nevergreen" improvement initiatives? UnitedStatesian (talk) 20:55, 24 June 2020 (UTC)
@DGG: having heard nothing (and skeptical any improvements are coming), I am going to resume tagging the bot-edited drafts; it is the only way to stay ahead of a massive dump of drafts into the daily file. (User:Monkbot just dumped a large number into today's stale draft report, for instance). UnitedStatesian (talk) 15:19, 12 July 2020 (UTC)
Improvements at Wikipedia do not come quickly; My normal expectation and experience for significant changes is several years. Many things I started 10 or 12 years ago are still in progress. some of them have been accomplished; some never will be. But as you say the problem is what to do in the meantime. There's always a workaround. I am not sure how you identify the ones that you list. Tell me and I'll think of something. DGG ( talk ) 22:31, 12 July 2020 (UTC)
@DGG: I just look at User contributions for each bot, filtered to just the draftspace and checking "Only show edits that are latest revisions". Hovering over each draft's history link shows whether the prior human revision was outside G13's six-month window. Note that many of the drafts are not AfC drafts, meaning that subset would not get any user notification prior to my notifying them of the G13 tagging in any event. UnitedStatesian (talk) 02:25, 13 July 2020 (UTC)
had not thought of that,but which bots do you check? DGG ( talk ) 02:53, 13 July 2020 (UTC)
@DGG: User:Citation bot (currently blocked), User:CommonsDelinker, User:Monkbot, User:PrimeBOT, User:SporkBot and User:TheSandBot are the main ones. UnitedStatesian (talk) 04:51, 13 July 2020 (UTC)

Draft:Aya and the WitchEdit

Hey, is it really necessary to deactivate Categories with colons, like you did here? I know Drafts should not be in main space categories, but this particular draft was already force excluded by using the {{Draft categories}} template. BOVINEBOY2008 23:19, 25 June 2020 (UTC)

And now I see I had mistyped the template... my bad! But my question still stands, although more hypothetical. BOVINEBOY2008 23:23, 25 June 2020 (UTC)
@Bovineboy2008: thanks for the question; the cats should be commented out to avoid polluting the article categories with draft or sandbox pages. If the {{Draft categories}} template is applied correctly ( :) ), commenting is not necessary; otherwise, colons it is! UnitedStatesian (talk) 02:29, 13 July 2020 (UTC)
ThanksThis is not in my usual approach so I'll see what can be done there . DGG ( talk ) 07:00, 13 July 2020 (UTC)

Category:American football teams disestablished in 1988Edit

I have added a few pages which qualify for the category. Can you please from the speedy deletion tag? Thank you. KingSkyLord (talk | contribs) 17:18, 26 June 2020 (UTC)

@KingSkyLord: of course, done. And thanks! UnitedStatesian (talk) 18:25, 26 June 2020 (UTC)

Cyrillic textEdit

Hi US. In your RfD nomination for Сitadel of Baturyn Fortress you say "The redirect's initial character is the Cyrillic "С", not am English C". How did you tell? I'm interested because these mixed text redirects come up every now and again but I can't tell the difference by looking (using Safari on a MacBook). Regards, Shhhnotsoloud (talk) 16:39, 1 July 2020 (UTC)

@Shhhnotsoloud: thanks for the question. I used Special:All pages with prefix and pasted the Cyrillic С into the box (which of course only gives ones where that character is the initial one; I think the standard "Title contains" search would also work (and show the character's use anywhere in the title) if you paste in the desired character. UnitedStatesian (talk) 18:22, 1 July 2020 (UTC)
I see, thanks. Shhhnotsoloud (talk) 06:59, 2 July 2020 (UTC)

Hayley Griffiths deleted articleEdit

Thank you for your last two comments on my page. I realise that I have not updated the article as I have not had time in the last 6 months and have let it lapse. I may create a new draft with more reliable sources in future.Pmsouc (talk) 19:28, 2 July 2020 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of The Standard Life Assurance Company in China (1847-1920; 1998-2017)Edit

 

A tag has been placed on The Standard Life Assurance Company in China (1847-1920; 1998-2017) requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under section R2 of the criteria for speedy deletion, because it is a redirect from the article namespace to a different namespace except the Category, Template, Wikipedia, Help, or Portal namespaces.

If you think this page should not be deleted for this reason, you may contest the nomination by visiting the page and clicking the button labelled "Contest this speedy deletion". This will give you the opportunity to explain why you believe the page should not be deleted. However, be aware that once a page is tagged for speedy deletion, it may be deleted without delay. Please do not remove the speedy deletion tag from the page yourself, but do not hesitate to add information in line with Wikipedia's policies and guidelines. DannyS712 (talk) 13:06, 7 July 2020 (UTC)

Speedy deletion contested: Draft:List ofEdit

Hello UnitedStatesian, and thanks for patrolling new pages! I am just letting you know that I contested the speedy deletion of Draft:List of, a page you tagged for speedy deletion, because of the following concern: Kept at MfD. Thank you. Mdaniels5757 (talk) 21:25, 9 July 2020 (UTC)

Draft:Locomotives Nez cassésEdit

Hi I just wanted to say that the article was virtually ready for publication just I am not extended confirmed so I cannot publish. Peter Kelford (talk) 20:15, 12 July 2020 (UTC)

@Peter Kelford: if you use the link on your talkpage to request undeletion, I will review it for publication for you once it is undeleted. UnitedStatesian (talk) 20:51, 12 July 2020 (UTC)
@UnitedStatesian: I have now apparently successfully undeleted the page, where can I find it? Peter Kelford (talk) 06:18, 13 July 2020 (UTC)
@Peter Kelford: You have requested the undeletion; allow a few hours for an admin. to process your undeletion request, and then it will be right back where you expect it to be. Best, UnitedStatesian (talk) 06:24, 13 July 2020 (UTC)
Ok, thanks. Peter Kelford (talk) 06:34, 13 July 2020 (UTC)

Majid SamiiEdit

Hi.I think what these two id 89.165.92.197 and 188.159.243.245 are doing in this article Majid Samii is vandalism. They are removing sourced materials and are adding incorrect and without source materials.They have deleted this Category:German people of Iranian Azerbaijani descent too.I want to keep this article from vanalism.Regards--Namaka (talk) 16:00, 13 July 2020 (UTC)

Do you know what these do?Edit

You edited a redirect on my watch list, and I noticed that you are a "template editor". Please could you help me to understand some templates that an IP editor put on another page on my watchlist.[3]
{{#related:Ajey Nagar}}
{{#related:Bhuvan Bam}}
{{#related:Ashish Chanchlani}}

What do they do?-- Toddy1 (talk) 18:33, 13 July 2020 (UTC)

@Toddy1:: thanks for the question, but you have stumped me: I am not familiar with that code, and it doesn't seem to be doing anything. Maybe ask the helpdesk? (or you can safely remove that addition). UnitedStatesian (talk) 19:20, 13 July 2020 (UTC)
Thanks. I will remove it.-- Toddy1 (talk) 21:02, 13 July 2020 (UTC)

Copy/pasteEdit

If something is marked as a potential copy/paste, it must be tagged as either a WP:G12 speedy deletion or cleanup up and marked for {{revdel}}. Please do not simply turn it into a redirect, as you did here. Primefac (talk) 20:51, 13 July 2020 (UTC)

@Primefac: thanks for letting me know; apologies, I simply missed the {{copyvio}} tag (don't normally expect to find those when processing drafts that are eligible for G13: six months is a long time for a page to sit with that tag on it). UnitedStatesian (talk) 22:44, 13 July 2020 (UTC)
Fair point, didn't even notice the timing! Primefac (talk) 14:39, 14 July 2020 (UTC)

AFC: Submit References by wikiEdit

I agree to delete references 1 and 3. Reference 2 is suitable for all citations used. It is a Calculus book. Thanks U:Kkmal.Hamouda Kkmal.Hamouda (talk) 06:22, 19 July 2020 (UTC)

Index of Vatican City-related articlesEdit

Your edit summary when moving Index of Vatican City–related articles to Index of Vatican City-related articles on 7 March 2020 seems to indicate confusion between an en-dash and a hyphen. You moved it away from using an en-dash, although your edit summary said you thought it should use an en-dash. —BarrelProof (talk) 04:12, 20 July 2020 (UTC)

@BarrelProof: thanks for letting me know. UnitedStatesian (talk) 04:13, 20 July 2020 (UTC)

the reverse logic of speediesEdit

can be quite off-putting - my reason for comment at gderrin - however your explanation might have removed my comment and seem reasonable (as it is), it still can be confusing... JarrahTree 04:38, 20 July 2020 (UTC)

Your submission at Articles for creation: Henrik Fisker (disambiguation) has been acceptedEdit

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Near Duplicate DraftsEdit

Hi UnitedStatesian. Unless I'm missing something, G6 does not apply to "mistitled near-duplicate" drafts (e.g. Draft:Dillanm Draft). It's generally appropriate to redirect "duplicates" to another draft (see WP:ATD-R), but if you want to nominate these for deletion, you'll need to use MfD. -FASTILY 23:30, 20 July 2020 (UTC)

Also letting you know that I have declined your G6 nominations with the rationale "created with incorrect title, then moved". Many of these are relatively old redirects, and should first be discussed at WP:RfD before being deleted. Thanks, FASTILY 23:38, 20 July 2020 (UTC)
@Fastily: thanks, I'll take both sets of pages to the respective fD forums (and will ping you). Best, UnitedStatesian (talk) 23:42, 20 July 2020 (UTC)

Thank you very much for your editEdit

Thank you very much for merging my "Jewish Gulag detainees" page into the larger "Gulag detainees" page.

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Draft:Suday YadavEdit

May I know why this page was not publish but written by on the basis of reliable source

any challenge for that ?? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 122.174.182.120 (talk) 19:43, 24 July 2020 (UTC)

Draft:2019 Municipal elections of Westfield, Massachusetts and Draft:List of Mayors of Westfield, MassachusettsEdit

You have my full permission to delete both drafts. I originally created them to make the political information of Westfield more known, even though the city is not considered newsworthy or notable due to the population and coverage. BacktoSchoolForever0700 (talk) 22:27, 25 July 2020 (UTC)

Category:WikiProject Amusement Parks Project Members has been nominated for renamingEdit

 

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Your draft article, Draft:MoSysEdit

 

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Draft:Erbprinzliches Palais DessauEdit

Hello, UnitedStatesian. Unfortunately, this is what there is on the heretidary palace in Dessau. The only sources available on the moment is the history on the Stadtpark, which has been included as reference, and postcards. I have contacted the local archive and historians, and they agree

Three Suggested Edits for Your ConsiderationEdit

Hello, UnitedStatesian.

I see that you've made business-status updates to the Vertiv's page in the past. Thank you for those and the thousands of edits you have made to keep pages current. I'm writing to suggest three potential additional edits to make the Vertiv page more current and complete. In full disclosure, I am a member of the the company's PR team, working in their external agency.

Here are the suggested edits:

In the infobox -- Company Type: Public New information to add -- Traded as: VRT, NYSE Addition to Key People -- David Cote, Chairman (source: https://www.bloomberg.com/profile/person/14003396)

I'm brand new to Wikipedia, much the opposite of yourself. If there is another way I should be going about this, please let me know.

Thank you, CommuniContent (talk) 18:50, 29 July 2020 (UTC)CommuniContent

@CommuniContent: Thanks you so much for requesting these; I have made them. IF you see any other changes needed to public company articles, please let me know. UnitedStatesian (talk) 17:23, 5 August 2020 (UTC)

Thanks for making this updates, and will do re: other public company pages. Also, should the company type for Vertiv be listed as public since it trades on the NYSE? Thanks.

CommuniContent (talk) 19:24, 5 August 2020 (UTC)CommuniContent

@CommuniContent: thanks, yes, I corrected the type too just now. Best, UnitedStatesian (talk) 20:00, 5 August 2020 (UTC)

Improvements to the Draft:Montserrat (typeface)Edit

Hello, recently I improved the draft of the article "Montserrat (typeface)" and also i added a infobox typeface. Would you like to transfer to the Encyclopedia article? Thanks and regards, --Rodney Araujo (talk) 00:56, 4 August 2020 (UTC)

@Rodney Araujo: Thanks for you diligent work, and I saw you resubmitted, but my guess is that the article will again be rejected, because it has no sources. Please try to find sources in order to make it more likely that it is accepted (you can continue to improve while the review is pending). Best, UnitedStatesian (talk) 20:03, 5 August 2020 (UTC)

Astroviridae/AstrovirusEdit

Hi, UnitedStatesian! I've removed your G6 tag from Astroviridae, as I don't believe we can or should have two articles on the same family of viruses – our existing page is at Astrovirus. It seems that a lot of the draft is anyway taken from there. I suggest selective merging of material from the draft as the best way forward. Thanks for all your good work, regards, Justlettersandnumbers (talk) 11:54, 5 August 2020 (UTC)

Now that I look at the history of Astrovirus, it seems that the editor of the draft may already have done this. Justlettersandnumbers (talk) 12:03, 5 August 2020 (UTC)

Hello thereEdit

I hope you can asssit me, I would greatly appreciate your help. I began a draft over a year ago and it's been deleted due to lack of editing. It has a lot of work still but I've done so much already I cried when I saw it was gone! It's my article Mike Roche(Musicin) the founding member of TSOL (Punk Band), and tattoo artist. I really appreciate however you can help me get this work back. I want to continue editing it's just been a hell of a year. Thank you TVaughanSoCalTVaughanSoCal (talk) 23:44, 9 August 2020 (UTC)

@TVaughanSoCal: I see the draft has been restored, at Draft:Mike Roche (musician). Let me know if you need anything further. UnitedStatesian (talk) 02:34, 11 August 2020 (UTC)

Gil GrantEdit

I've restored this article to mainspace. Per WP:DRAFTIFY, moving articles to draftspace is not to be used as a backdoor to deletion, and is therefore not appropriate for articles that have a significant history, are more than a few months old, or where the original author is no longer active. In this case the author of the article has not edited since 2011. If you feel it needs to be deleted it should go through AfD. – bradv🍁 02:06, 11 August 2020 (UTC)

Thanks, @Bradv: sorry about that. I see another editor has already applied the PROD tag to the article. Best, UnitedStatesian (talk) 02:21, 11 August 2020 (UTC)
No worries. PROD is fine too. Cheers. – bradv🍁 02:23, 11 August 2020 (UTC)

Nomination of Camden College (fictional college) for deletionEdit

 

A discussion is taking place as to whether the article Camden College (fictional college) 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/Camden College (fictional college) 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. Nathan2055talk - contribs 20:34, 11 August 2020 (UTC)

Notifying you since you endorsed the now removed PROD. Nathan2055talk - contribs 20:34, 11 August 2020 (UTC)
Thanks as always @Nathan2055: Best, UnitedStatesian (talk) 20:35, 11 August 2020 (UTC)
👍 Nathan2055talk - contribs 20:41, 11 August 2020 (UTC)

Hawaii categoriesEdit

Hi, I saw that you recently created Category:Independent Hawaii. I am wondering if there isn't significant overlap between the following categories: Category:Independent Hawaii, Category:Pre-annexation Hawaii, and Category:Pre-statehood history of Hawaii. My sense is that if we have the other two, Category:Pre-annexation Hawaii can go. What do you think? Good Ol’factory (talk) 00:14, 12 August 2020 (UTC)

@Good Olfactory: thanks for the question, and yes, certainly there is overlap. I personally don't like the two "pre-" categories because basically they are categorizations based on what something is not: even an article like Ancient Hawaii should technically go into both of those categories. I also tend not to like categories that do not have an article that defines them, and of course there is neither Pre-annexation Hawaii nor Pre-statehood history of Hawaii. But I think yours is a question better raised at Wikipedia:WikiProject Hawaii. UnitedStatesian (talk) 01:16, 12 August 2020 (UTC)

PROD removalEdit

Hey, can you explain what Special:Diff/972769987 was all about? Nathan2055talk - contribs 21:16, 13 August 2020 (UTC)

Hey @Nathan2055: thanks for the question. There is an active discussion at Wikipedia:Village pump (policy)#Resolve the inconsistency_between_WP:DRAFTIFY_and_WP:ATD; based on how that resolves, consensus may be that the draftification or Gil Grant should not have been reversed. So it makes no sense to delete the article while that Village Pump discussion is ongoing. Best, UnitedStatesian (talk) 19:22, 14 August 2020 (UTC)

Hi Two Quick QuestionsEdit

Hi UStatesian

I usually create articles direct and not draft first i see you disable category of this page is it possible for you to review this article? or i can delete draft and publish the article direct? they are passing notability. Draft:Nick Wrenn and Draft:Misbah Mumtaz. Memon KutianaWala (talk) 11:40, 15 August 2020 (UTC)

@Memon KutianaWala: thanks for the question. Both drafts have been submitted for review; a member of the Articles for Creation team will review each and respond accordingly. Such reviews usually take several weeks; thanks in advance for your patience. UnitedStatesian (talk) 21:13, 16 August 2020 (UTC)

A thought on drafts from deleted articles.Edit

Even if the draft is not in draft as a result of the AfD, I feel that it is important to note somewhere on the draft that the topic was previously deleted, and that the deficiencies leading to this result can be found in the discussion. BD2412 T 02:25, 16 August 2020 (UTC)

True @BD2412: But I just don't think the {{AfD-userfied}} template is the right one to use in those few cases. 03:54, 16 August 2020 (UTC)
I'll see if I can't think through some alternatives. Cheers! BD2412 T 04:25, 16 August 2020 (UTC)

Art of HostingEdit

Hi

Just to say thanks for pointing out the rule about not putting in categories into Draft: Art of Hosting -- and apologies, I don't recall reverting your correction, it must have been an oversight or accident on my part Simon Grant (talk) 20:23, 16 August 2020 (UTC)

@Asimong: you're very welcome. Best, UnitedStatesian (talk) 21:15, 16 August 2020 (UTC)

I Can See Your VoiceEdit

Hey UnitedStatesian, thank you for helping me with an effort to restore the "International versions" category for ICSYV. Kindly please go to this discussion. Makoy Canlas (talk) 02:42, 17 August 2020 (UTC)

Disruptive speedyEdit

Are you trying to annoy me? Because if so you have succeeded? Djm-leighpark (talk) 17:06, 17 August 2020 (UTC)

@Djm-leighpark: if you are referring to Draft:Liquidsoap, I would note that the draft had been abandoned for six months and therefore was eligible for speedy deletion under criterion G13. UnitedStatesian (talk) 17:10, 17 August 2020 (UTC)
I've not abandoned it! On top of that there's a bot that can sort that out! I have into interrupt my dinner to avoid wasting an admins time to get aG13 refund if it had been deleted. And I'm now in a foul mood. I suppose you are happy with that. THANKS! Djm-leighpark (talk) 17:15, 17 August 2020 (UTC)

G13 DeletionsEdit

Why aren't you notifying article creators when you nominate their entries for deletion? FloridaArmy (talk) 07:20, 18 August 2020 (UTC)

@FloridaArmy: Creator notification is strictly optional on a case-by-case basis. My question for you is why you let so, so, SO many drafts reach the 6 month abandonment point, only to "rescue" them with minor edits or at WP:REFUND, only after other editors have had to tag them, or in the WP:REFUND case, administrators have also had to get involved twice. This makes no sense especially since it is so easy to keep track of a very large set of drafts and ensure they are human-edited every 5.9 (or less) months. Two ways: 1) add them to your watchlist: if you then click on "Edit your watchlist", the list that comes up has a history link next to every watched draft, and hovering over it (not even having to click) shows date of the latest edit. Or, 2) if you don't want to receive watchlist edit notices for so many pages, create a user subpage that lists all the drafts you want to "protect"; if you enclose each one in the {{articlelinks}} template, the list will display the same history link that you can hover over to see the history, just like in method 1). Looking forward to your response. UnitedStatesian (talk) 13:12, 18 August 2020 (UTC)
I create draftson notable subjects I come across that I don't immediately have time to flesh out. I was pu ished for creating short articles on such subjects so I am relegated to using draftspace. I would appreciate a notice and I dont2 think drafts on notable subjects should be speedied. Good judgment and common sense should apply. FloridaArmy (talk) 13:21, 18 August 2020 (UTC)
@FloridaArmy: then I would reiterate my suggestion: if you don't think they should be speedied, the solution is to make sure you make your minor edits every 5.9 months rather than every 6.1 months. If you do that, I can GUARANTEE they will never, ever, be G13 speedied again. UnitedStatesian (talk) 13:25, 18 August 2020 (UTC)
I would appreciate the basic courtesy and decencyof a notification when one of my drafts is put up for speedy deletion and reiterate my assertion thatcommon sense and good judgment should apply on what subjects are deleted. FloridaArmy (talk) 13:28, 18 August 2020 (UTC)

Can you point me to the discussion where it was determined notifications to creators are no longer needed for G13 nominations? FloridaArmy (talk) 13:29, 18 August 2020 (UTC)

WP:CSD says "There is strong consensus that the creators and major contributors of pages and media files should be warned. . ." It does not not say "must", and of course WP:IAR applies, particularly for a creator whom the community has found to have disrupted the AfC process. UnitedStatesian (talk) 13:34, 18 August 2020 (UTC)

EligibilityEdit

On the note of G13 nominations, why did you nominate this draft for G13? stwalkerster (talk) 21:28, 18 August 2020 (UTC)

Apologies, @Stwalkerster:, I meant to remove the categories per WP:DRAFTNOCAT; clicked the wrong link by mistake. Thanks for pointing this out. Best, UnitedStatesian (talk) 21:31, 18 August 2020 (UTC)
No worries, I just saw it pop up in the abusefilter logs for filter 29, and was a little confused! :D stwalkerster (talk) 21:33, 18 August 2020 (UTC)

Draft:Mauren BrodbeckEdit

Dear @UnitedStatesian:, I checked this draft created by User:Epicure2020 and corrected small things. The notability seems all right and the sources are good. would you mind to review or publish it? All the best, --Philippe49730 (talk) 15:49, 19 August 2020 (UTC)

@Philippe49730: lookse good, thanks for your work. I published it. UnitedStatesian (talk) 16:03, 19 August 2020 (UTC)

Help for removing Peacock|date=August 2020 from article Chemancheri Kunhiraman NairEdit

I want to submit Chemancheri Kunhiraman Nair for further review to remove the <--Peacock|date=August 2020-->, I have changed the promotional words those i used in it. please let me know, Whether I can delete that manually or is there any further page revisions will come.

Takuma KajiwaraEdit

Regarding https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_people_photographed_by_Takuma_Kajiwara&type=revision&diff=866468218&oldid=865169981, I don't see anything that forbids using "Notable" in the titles of articles. Can you be specific about what is said, and where it is said? Thanks. BeenAroundAWhile (talk) 04:45, 23 August 2020 (UTC)

Hello @BeenAroundAWhile: thanks for the question. Of course in Wikipedia almost nothing is "forbidden", but the relevant text is from WP:LISTNAME: "Best practice is to avoid words like notable, famous, noted, prominent, etc. in the title of a list article." And in fact in all of English Wikipedia there is only one "List of notable . . ." article. UnitedStatesian (talk) 04:52, 23 August 2020 (UTC)

Stale Drafts ConfusionEdit

Can I poke your brain since you have lots of knowledge in this topic? I was looking through the Wikipedia:WikiProject Abandoned Drafts/Stale drafts last night and reported a fair number of drafts that showed no promise of going further and were long stale (5+ years) with creators long absent (3+ years). I thought, from this that they were eligible for G13 (6 mo+ stale draft delete). Most were accepted with my report of G13, but not all were and were rejected for reasons I don't fully understand yet and would like to understand. Today a user commented on my userpage asking essentially "what the heck are you doing?" At first I thought I understood what she was complaining about, but now, I have no clue. Since you've been doing the Stale Drafts project for a good while, would you mind clarifying to me in a reply here what specifically she has an issue about, and why some of the pages I reported failed deletion under G13 so that I can contribute to the project better and not tick her (or others) off? I'll give you a few examples of drafts that G13 was rejected and the reasons that were stated:

https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User:Charliedossett/Cooler%27s_armored_squadron&oldid=878222077 "non AFC userpages do not qualify for G13"
https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User:Charnocat/Michigan_HERC&oldid=485997474 "G13 is not for userpages"

Both had the WIP (Userspace draft|source=ArticleWizard) template on the pages before I reported them, but after I reported as a G13, that disappeared, and after the delete template was removed from the rejection, the WIP was not returned. Is that part of the issue? What should I be looking for to determine a G13 for this project to avoid such rejections? Both also have the category of "Stale userspace drafts" and hidden cat "Userspace drafts from (date)" on the page, so how are they not a stale draft, eligible for G13? Thank you for your time, Zinnober9 (talk) 06:13, 23 August 2020 (UTC)

@Zinnober9: thanks for the questions, and your contributions. In order to be eligible for G13 deletion, a page in the userspace MUST have the {{afc draft}} template on it. If it does not have that template, the user can keep the draft around forever. Please don't tag userspace pages without that template for G13 deletion. UnitedStatesian (talk) 12:57, 23 August 2020 (UTC)

NegativismEdit

Please see my (utterly frustrated!) comments on your recent additions to my talk page, about rejecting my honest well-meant hard effort. You - and your negativist teammates - have totally convinced me of never again trying to create a new article. As I understand "collective effort", some people make an initial effort and then others contribute to it until something "good enough" is realised. In this case I made the effort and there only came up a club of destructionist hawks who applied all possible arguments to refute my work, instead of improving on it. Bah bah bah - NEVER AGAIN! Yer can be proud! Jan olieslagers (talk) 17:24, 24 August 2020 (UTC)

G6 and DraftsEdit

Hi UnitedStatesian, I've started a discussion on G6 and "duplicate" drafts. As I have previously observed you nominating such pages for deletion, you are cordially invited to participate. Regards, FASTILY 05:22, 25 August 2020 (UTC)

@Fastily: thanks for the ping, and for your continued wide-ranging diligent work. Interested to see the consensus that develops, and will of course follow it. UnitedStatesian (talk) 05:12, 26 August 2020 (UTC)

Thank you!Edit

Hi, UnitedStatesian,

You really undertook a marathon session of tagging old drafts. Thank you for all of your time and edits! Liz Read! Talk! 05:05, 26 August 2020 (UTC)

@Liz: you are very welcome, and I appreciate the feedback. The only downside is it has taken me away from my C1 duties in the category space, but I sleep well knowing those are in your ever-diligent hands! UnitedStatesian (talk) 05:08, 26 August 2020 (UTC)
I do wonder where you find all of these old drafts that aren't on the stale draft list. Do you patrol through old draft categories? Liz Read! Talk! 04:00, 2 September 2020 (UTC)
@Liz: Yes and no; there are two ways: One, the stale draft list has a lag: drafts in Category:AfC G13 eligible soon submissions hit the 6-month limit as much as 33 hours before the stale drafts report is run (and fortunately the cat is in chrono order). And Two, I look at the User contributions of the bots User:Citation bot, User:CommonsDelinker, User:Monkbot, User:PrimeBOT, User:SporkBot, and User:TheSandBot. If one of those bot's edits is the latest contribution to a draft, it is worth looking at the history to see whether the earlier, latest human contribution is longer ago than six months, making the draft G13-eligible. UnitedStatesian (talk) 04:12, 2 September 2020 (UTC)

Draft articlesEdit

I'm informing you that the draft articles I started of Draft:Queen of the Air, Draft:Expatriate (film) and Draft:Yasuke (film). The former has been long dormant and the latter two are sadly two Chadwick Boseman projects we won't get to see. Rusted AutoParts 03:20, 2 September 2020 (UTC)

@Rusted AutoParts: thanks for letting me know. Best, UnitedStatesian (talk) 04:12, 2 September 2020 (UTC)

Thank youEdit

Good morning,

Thank you for the guidelines and advice regarding category references whilst still in draft phase. I have know corrected as per your advice.

Best, --HughesTrevor (talk) 05:17, 6 September 2020 (UTC)

Help with articleEdit

I am reaching out to you as a member of the Wikipedia:Wikiproject Finance and Investment. A related draft article located here Draft:Bimal_V_Patel may be of interest to you. While I’m a former work colleague of the subject of the article, I’ve done extensive research into Wikipedia policy in order to abide by Wikipedia policies. I’d appreciate any help or thoughts you can provide. Capecodcontributor (talk) 15:19, 9 September 2020 (UTC)

Speedy deletion of Draft:Lockdoor Framework (software)Edit

 

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Miss Teen WorldEdit

Hi UnitedStatesian! I need your help, I did Miss Teen World contributions taking into account press releases and publications made about the contest since 2001, however Ayaat1998 reverted edits, I have read an "alert" and warning, preventing me from continuing with an impartial job that took me a whole day. I belive my contributios are correct, please, help me to cancel this warning and let me to write at Miss Teen World. The official contest emerged in Ecuador in 2001 by its founder Cesar Montece owner of the Queen of Ecuador company who died in 2009 https://www.eluniverso.com/2010/04/01/1/1379/murio-cesar-montece-empresario-belleza.html and for this reason was held as a new pageant under the same name in the US from 2009 to 2012. Due to a legal problem with Miss World he was forced to change the name of the pageant in the US, is called currently Miss Teen Continents. Montece's sister, president of the Queen of Ecuador Inc. company sold all rights to the pageant to Rodrigo Moreira, director of Miss Teen Ecuador in 2012. Montece had more than 20 beauty pageants in Ecuador. The website of that event was http://web.archive.org/web/20031229021751/http://www.queenofecuador.com.ec/ and on the web there are hundreds of referrals that can give you a more clear idea about it. Ayaat1998 is a user with bad intentions, who for some obscure reason asks to delete my user who has contributed neutrally to Wikipedia for many years.-->Jeniferliberman (talk) 19:08, 14 September 2020 (UTC)

"That Man in the White House" listed at Redirects for discussionEdit

  A discussion is taking place to address the redirect That Man in the White House. The discussion will occur at Wikipedia:Redirects for discussion/Log/2020 September 16#That Man in the White House until a consensus is reached, and anyone, including you, is welcome to contribute to the discussion. Shhhnotsoloud (talk) 07:29, 16 September 2020 (UTC)

Please see also FYI: Wikipedia:Help desk#Edit summary box. Shhhnotsoloud (talk) 07:47, 16 September 2020 (UTC)