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United States Football League WikiProject ProposalEdit

Hello, I have made a proposal for a United States Football League WikiProject. If you wish to comment on it, that would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Kellis7 18:31, 20 April 2022 (UTC)

I say no, there is not much depth into both leagues of the USFL. Sportsfangnome (talk) 20:45, 26 July 2022 (UTC)

User script to detect unreliable sourcesEdit

I have (with the help of others) made a small user script to detect and highlight various links to unreliable sources and predatory journals. Some of you may already be familiar with it, given it is currently the 39th most imported script on Wikipedia. The idea is that it takes something like

  • John Smith "Article of things" Deprecated.com. Accessed 2020-02-14. (John Smith "[https://www.deprecated.com/article Article of things]" ''Deprecated.com''. Accessed 2020-02-14.)

and turns it into something like

It will work on a variety of links, including those from {{cite web}}, {{cite journal}} and {{doi}}.

The script is mostly based on WP:RSPSOURCES, WP:NPPSG and WP:CITEWATCH and a good dose of common sense. I'm always expanding coverage and tweaking the script's logic, so general feedback and suggestions to expand coverage to other unreliable sources are always welcomed.

Do note that this is not a script to be mindlessly used, and several caveats apply. Details and instructions are available at User:Headbomb/unreliable. Questions, comments and requests can be made at User talk:Headbomb/unreliable.

- Headbomb {t · c · p · b}

This is a one time notice and can't be unsubscribed from. Delivered by: MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 16:00, 29 April 2022 (UTC)

About Draft:GriddyEdit

Hi fellow handegg fans,

This little draft would appear to me to be a potential WP:DYK candidate.

Your thoughts about this?

Pete "I ♥ football, football, football, football, football, and football" AU aka --Shirt58 (talk) 10:51, 9 May 2022 (UTC)

How is trolling on random project pages allowed? PlaceKickerEnthusiast (talk) 23:05, 21 May 2022 (UTC)

Working on fixing over-capitalizationEdit

For the last couple of days I've been using WP:JWB, fixing over-capitalization in articles on football seasons, teams, bowl games, etc. Then I had a browser crash and lost all my state, which included dozens of regex patterns that I had developed as I went along. If/when I restart this I'll try to be more organized. There's still a lot to fix even in articles that I made a pass over already. E.g. see the tables at 2000 NFL season#Milestones and 2000 New York Jets season#Roster. I've done pretty well, I think, on most of the bowl game and team articles through 2000, such as 2000 Holiday Bowl and 2000 Florida Gators football team, but not all of 2000 and newer ones (I had my list of candidate articles sorted by title, so worked from the past toward the present). Some of those still have work to do, like the positions in the table at 1990 Iowa Hawkeyes football team#Team players in the 1991 NFL draft. Anyway, if any of you could spot-check my work, offer suggestions, or want to help, I'd like to hear. Dicklyon (talk) 03:16, 26 May 2022 (UTC)