Template talk:Speculation

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Template wording to warn people of speculation.[edit]

I think this template is very important especially in movie or sensitive articles where people would speculate on them. I have come across so many movie articles that try to "explain" one thing or another and tries to justify it. Speculation occurs sometimes article, where sensitive information are presented, like how or when China would invade Taiwan. (I came across this, incidentally, in a movie article - so this maybe a bad example.) (its there as of oct 5, 2006)

I tried to reword the template a bit but seems like it still fails to warn people who are reading the article of these speculations. So, if you can think of a stronger wording, please apply them to the template.Feureau 21:30, 4 October 2006 (UTC)

We could add Reader beware: but that might come off as offensive, so I don't know. I'll see if I can think of another alternative. Regards, Signaturebrendel 22:20, 4 October 2006 (UTC)

It needs to be tersened into a request.[edit]

That's all I hav to say about this topic. It's too long. BrewJay (talk) 04:49, 23 July 2008 (UTC)

Please move Speculation in any of the following material into history. I'm linking it to the notability policy, because it's clearly not notable; it's someone's guess.BrewJay (talk) 04:55, 23 July 2008 (UTC)

  • Your version was not clear. How do you 'move something into history'? That doesn't make sense. I've reworded it. Most other statements use a statement for the first line, and then place the request underneath it, so I have tried to do the same here. --GW_SimulationsUser Page | Talk 20:47, 6 August 2008 (UTC)

Unverifiable speculation[edit]

Per "Wikipedia is not a collection of unverifiable speculation" (see WP:CRYSTAL), I edited the template to read "This article appears to contain unverifiable speculation and unjustified claims. Information must be verifiable and based on reliable published sources. Please remove unverified speculation from the article." The template previously read, "This article appears to contain speculation and unjustified claims. Information must be verifiable and based on reliable published sources. Please remove speculation from the article." -- Uzma Gamal (talk) 13:31, 6 January 2011 (UTC)