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Dear Waddie96,you decline the page I was trying to create on wikipedia ( Thanks for taking a look at the page, but your comments are not specific enough. All sources in the article are articles in peer-reviewed high-level scientific journals. All sources are available online. Which sources on the topic of the article can you recommend as reliable? Superpose L.S. (talk) 16:53, 13 October 2019 (UTC)Superpose LS

@Superpose L.S.: As I mentioned in my comment, the refs used are mostly, if not all, work published by a single person. Yes they are all peer-reviewed WP:PRIMARY articles but we also need WP:SECONDARY and/or WP:TERTIARY articles by different authors. This may put undue weighting on the work of that single author (see WP:UNDUE). In addition, like I also said the title is too long (see WP:TITLE). Unfortunately, I do not have the will or time to search for recommendations for you, please see Wikipedia:Reliable_sources#Locating_reliable_sources for guidance on finding more sources that are reliable. comrade waddie96 ★ (talk) 17:34, 17 October 2019 (UTC)

Delete if you wanna ..just cause i said GOD's haters...delete at speed of light..fool!! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Nels ornate onmandela (talkcontribs) 17:01, 14 November 2019 (UTC)

Editing News #2 – Mobile editing and talk pages – October 2019Edit

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Inside this newsletter, the Editing team talks about their work on the mobile visual editor, on the new talk pages project, and at Wikimania 2019.


What talk page interactions do you remember? Is it a story about how someone helped you to learn something new? Is it a story about how someone helped you get involved in a group? Something else? Whatever your story is, we want to hear it!

Please tell us a story about how you used a talk page. Please share a link to a memorable discussion, or describe it on the talk page for this project. The team would value your examples. These examples will help everyone develop a shared understanding of what this project should support and encourage.

Talk PagesEdit

The Talk Pages Consultation was a global consultation to define better tools for wiki communication. From February through June 2019, more than 500 volunteers on 20 wikis, across 15 languages and multiple projects, came together with members of the Foundation to create a product direction for a set of discussion tools. The Phase 2 Report of the Talk Page Consultation was published in August. It summarizes the product direction the team has started to work on, which you can read more about here: Talk Page Project project page.

The team needs and wants your help at this early stage. They are starting to develop the first idea. Please add your name to the "Getting involved" section of the project page, if you would like to hear about opportunities to participate.

Mobile visual editorEdit

The Editing team is trying to make it simpler to edit on mobile devices. The team is changing the visual editor on mobile. If you have something to say about editing on a mobile device, please leave a message at Talk:VisualEditor on mobile.

Edit CardsEdit

What happens when you click on a link. The new Edit Card is bigger and has more options for editing links.


The editing toolbar is changing in the mobile visual editor. The old system had two different toolbars. Now, all the buttons are together. Tell the team what you think about the new toolbar.
  • In September, the Editing team updated the mobile visual editor's editing toolbar. Anyone could see these changes in the mobile visual editor.
    • One toolbar: All of the editing tools are located in one toolbar. Previously, the toolbar changed when you clicked on different things.
    • New navigation: The buttons for moving forward and backward in the edit flow have changed.
    • Seamless switching: an improved workflow for switching between the visual and wikitext modes.
  • Feedback: You can try the refreshed toolbar by opening the mobile VisualEditor on a smartphone. Please post your feedback on the Toolbar feedback talk page.


The Editing Team attended Wikimania 2019 in Sweden. They led a session on the mobile visual editor and a session on the new talk pages project. They tested two new features in the mobile visual editor with contributors. You can read more about what the team did and learned in the team's report on Wikimania 2019.

Looking aheadEdit

  • Talk Pages Project: The team is thinking about the first set of proposed changes. The team will be working with a few communities to pilot those changes. The best way to stay informed is by adding your username to the list on the project page: Getting involved.
  • Testing the mobile visual editor as the default: The Editing team plans to post results before the end of the calendar year. The best way to stay informed is by adding the project page to your watchlist: VisualEditor as mobile default project page.
  • Measuring the impact of Edit Cards: The Editing team hopes to share results in November. This study asks whether the project helped editors add links and citations. The best way to stay informed is by adding the project page to your watchlist: Edit Cards project page.

PPelberg (WMF) (talk) & Whatamidoing (WMF) (talk) 16:51, 17 October 2019 (UTC)


....for your closings in gw/cc topic area today NewsAndEventsGuy (talk) 11:18, 31 October 2019 (UTC)

NewsAndEventsGuy Thank you! comrade waddie96 ★ (talk) 12:33, 31 October 2019 (UTC)

The Signpost: 31 October 2019Edit

Page mover grantedEdit

Hello, Waddie96. Your account has been granted the "extendedmover" user right, either following a request for it or demonstrating familiarity with working with article names and moving pages. You are now able to rename pages without leaving behind a redirect, move subpages when moving the parent page(s), and move category pages.

Please take a moment to review Wikipedia:Page mover for more information on this user right, especially the criteria for moving pages without leaving redirect. Please remember to follow post-move cleanup procedures and make link corrections where necessary, including broken double-redirects when suppressredirect is used. This can be done using Special:WhatLinksHere. It is also very important that no one else be allowed to access your account, so you should consider taking a few moments to secure your password. As with all user rights, be aware that if abused, or used in controversial ways without consensus, your page mover status can be revoked.

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If you do not want the page mover right anymore, just let me know, and I'll remove it. Thank you, and happy editing! ~Swarm~ {sting} 01:07, 1 November 2019 (UTC)

Swarm ty! comrade waddie96 ★ (talk) 09:38, 1 November 2019 (UTC)

Administrators' newsletter – November 2019Edit

News and updates for administrators from the past month (October 2019).

  Guideline and policy news

  • A related RfC is seeking the community's sentiment for a binding desysop procedure.


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Talk:Digital automated identification systemEdit

The proposed titles were based on a misunderstanding, and I objected as they are proper names and almost always capitalised - can the discussion be reopened and relisted? Peter James (talk) 22:13, 9 November 2019 (UTC)

@Peter James: Per WP:TM titles are not capitalised. If you wish to content the moves you may bring it up at Wikipedia:Move review. comrade waddie96 ★ (talk) 08:57, 10 November 2019 (UTC)
What WP:MOSTM actually says is "Capitalize trademarks, being proper names". I don't know if these are trademarks, but they are proper names.. Peter James (talk) 09:58, 10 November 2019 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Anti-Vandalism Barnstar
Thank you for your contributions to anti-vandalism! You help Wikipedia stay open and free! ♥ TheEpTic (talk) 13:25, 12 November 2019 (UTC)
@TheEpTic: thanks comrade! comrade waddie96 ★ (talk) 13:26, 12 November 2019 (UTC)

About 'Mothman' editionEdit

It's all right. Probably it should be in some 'Trivia' chapter that doesn't exist at the page. WBR, (talk) 21:38, 12 November 2019 (UTC)


I had to try to reverse the edit on Benevolent dictatorship but he slipped past me! Thanks tor helping Damien Swann (talk) 12:51, 13 November 2019 (UTC)

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