Talk:Dublin Ghost Bus Tour

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notability[edit]

its not clear from article what makes this notable. if its city run, that helps, but is this really just a fun bus trip.took out excess material. Mercurywoodrose (talk) 19:38, 23 May 2009 (UTC)

I removed material that was as far as i could tell unencylopedic. if someone wants me to discuss this change first, they could do me the courtesy of saying why this material i removed IS encyclopedic. here is why i removed each item: thisReview of the Ghost Bus tour is a blog, not a valid reference. this: G. N. Wright (last modified 2005). "An Historical Guide to the City of Dublin". Online book. Retrieved 2008-11-02.  Check date values in: |date= (help) i could not find information on this tour in this. this edit: Revision as of 19:29, 23 May 2009 included a lot of POV/promotional material and language, better left to a tour book on the subject. this kind of detail doesnt show notability. every tour bus on earth does things like this. why is THIS bus tour notable? example: Michael Collins is the driver. saying the tour is approximately 2 hrs and 15 minutes is really too much detail in my opinion. and why do i care? i like to see solid, straightforward articles on the less notable subjects. i have written some stubs which i feel are necessary, to expand WP. i did add some material to this article as well, so im not trying to break it, but fix it. what i would really like is if someone who is in dublin and has access to local resources could provide references showing the notability of this bus tour. is it government sponsored? is it the most ridden bus tour in dublin? has a movie been made about it? does it attract a crowd of followers like the film Rocky Horror Picture Show? i had trouble finding references to the ghosts visited. exactly how notable are they? ok, enough, i tend to write too much when i am on talk pages. hopefully ive made my point: if we try too hard to fill out an article with details, it can backfire by sounding like its pretending to be notable when its not. Mercurywoodrose (talk) 05:12, 26 May 2009 (UTC)

I removed a smaller portion of content this time. My apologies to one of the editors of this article, regarding speculative COI. unnecessary, and better to ask someone up front instead of implying anything. I have no evidence that anyone associated with this article is also associated with the tour itself. however, i would still like to see more sources for the info on this page, and esp. sources that show this is a highly notable event deserving an article.Mercurywoodrose (talk) 03:28, 31 May 2010 (UTC)