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DYK review[edit]

A while ago you reviewed a DYK of mine on revolutionary movement, that after some discussion was falling under a radar. I now have another DYK that seems to have slipped from the front lines, could you perhaps look at it? It's the Template:Did you know nominations/International Sociological Association. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 16:41, 9 August 2012 (UTC)

Nomination of The Code (band) for deletion[edit]

A discussion is taking place as to whether the article The Code (band) is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.

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Hi Carabinieri, new to this but noticed your post from 2007 seeking more information on Battle of Tarnawka in early-mid September 1914. Have you identified more detail re this. Some references in a 2010 diary - "War Diary of My Prussian Grandfather" Kurt Asimis, ISBN 13: 9780981329406. I am trying to track history of my German grandfather who is likely to have been captured by the Russians around this time and location. Beuthner (talk) 10:48, 28 January 2013 (UTC)Beuthner

DYK prep set assembly[edit]

Carabinieri, I noticed that you shifted about the prep sets overnight, while constructing your own. I wanted to let you know why I was undoing some of your shifts.

First, I try to tailor sets so that all if not most of the hooks will be seen during the day of the local country. So I try to avoid U.S. hooks in a set, like prep 2, which will eventually run during the U.S. overnight hours. At most, I'd use one; in this case, I had zero, and now there are two.

Second, I try to list the more impressive articles earlier, unless they happen to be ideal for the quirky slot. So the unimpressive "cultural homogenization" hook, which was inserted into a second slot, will be moving much later in the set.

Third, I'm pretty strict about not running two bios in a row. I'm puzzled as to why you have rearranged things so that you have two writer bios in a row in prep 3, but one of them will be moving back to prep 2.

I will try to make sure the arts and sports hooks are properly spread out when I'm done. I'm happy to discuss this further. Many thanks. BlueMoonset (talk) 15:07, 10 February 2013 (UTC)

There was a discussion about whether or not to try to run hooks during the day hours of the country they deal with back in 2007 (Wikipedia_talk:Did_you_know/Archive_18#Priority_articles_take_2) and it was pretty much rejected. In any case, the current guideline is also to try and spread hooks about the same country around, particularly articles about the U.S., which there tend to be a lot of. I generally try to move the unimpressive hooks to the middle of the set (generally I feel that we shouldn't use them at all), but I thought the one about cultural homogenization was better than most. I don't see why two bios shouldn't be next to each other since that is a fairly weak similarity as opposed to them being about the same country or both being about sports or art, etc. For example, since you swapped the hooks, PREP2 now contains two hooks about music, while PREP3 doesn't have any.--Carabinieri (talk) 15:32, 10 February 2013 (UTC)
I didn't move any music hooks—centerless grinding and Noureddine Aba were swapped with cultural homogenization and Jami Floyd—and I'm not sure I'd count Mai as one, since it's a film and only tangentially about music (the star of the film had previously been a singer rather than an actress). Two bios in a row is specifically listed as to be avoided in WP:DYKSG#J4: "Try to avoid having two hooks of the same general type next to one another in the update (for example, two US hooks or two bio hooks together)." Since bios (or US hooks) should never be more than half of the total, it's not hard to keep them separated, especially with seven hooks and a maximum of three bios as now.
With all things being equal, I do like to try not to bury a hook when it won't be seen. The proportion of US hooks isn't so high at the moment that we need to run several during US nighttime, though I suspect I've gone further than I need in the other direction. (A lot has changed in DYK since 2007, as best I can determine.) As for the unimpressive articles, we don't have a mechanism for not using ones that have been passed. My philosophy for them is to slot them lower rather than higher, and certainly not in the second spot, which (with the third) I try to keep for those really good articles that don't have an image along with them. BlueMoonset (talk) 16:00, 10 February 2013 (UTC)
For some reason I had Noureddine Aba pegged as music-related in my mind. Oops. I still agree with the overall sentiment voiced in 2007, that people aren't generally more interested in reading about their own country than about others. And if they are, Wikipedia's objective should be to enlighten them about what's happening beyond those borders.--Carabinieri (talk) 16:11, 10 February 2013 (UTC)
It's inevitable that people are going to see hooks about other countries: US gets a maximum of half of a set, which means at least half is from the rest of the world, and other countries get one or maybe two in a single set. I'm looking at it the other way: that people who would most likely be interested in a hook are unlikely to get a chance to see it if it runs when they're asleep. Why should the only New Zealand hook in a week's time run during the country's overnight hours? Why not try to do it during some part of their daytime? BlueMoonset (talk) 17:13, 10 February 2013 (UTC)
(watching) Last week I had three DYK while I was asleep, one causing headaches, - that is another reason to avoid running a hook on a country when that country sleeps, on top of living people liking to see (and have others see) hooks about them in daytime. I agree that 2007 is long ago, --Gerda Arendt (talk) 19:11, 10 February 2013 (UTC)
I still don't buy into the notion that people are more interested in hooks about the country they live in, which is what you're both assuming. I'm also not certain people generally write about the country they live in - I often don't.
I don't try to sell that. - We had a problem with Kreuzschule (assumed copy-vio, which wasn't), that I could have easily solved in a minute, whereas a different editor spent hours. So perhaps it's worth looking if a main contributor will we awake, --Gerda Arendt (talk) 15:31, 11 February 2013 (UTC)

DYK for Composition roller[edit]

Nyttend (talk 11:41, 12 February 2013 (UTC)

DYK for 1969 Curaçao uprising[edit]

I reviewed your DYK for the 1969 Curaçao uprising. I found the video unhelpful and deleted it. For me to approve it for promotion, could you please cite the sentence I mentioned, regarding the $40 million in damages? I think the DYK would be ready for promotion after that. Leave me a talkback after that to let me know that you added the reference. Thanks! - ʈucoxn\talk 00:55, 13 February 2013 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Het Vrije Woord[edit]

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DYK for 1969 Curaçao uprising[edit]

Casliber (talk · contribs) 22:21, 15 February 2013 (UTC)

Template:Did_you_know_nominations/Panchakanya_(Hinduism)[edit]

Please take a look. We have addressed your concern. --Redtigerxyz Talk 05:41, 16 February 2013 (UTC)

Promotion of "Re Fong Thin Choo" to DYK: Minor error[edit]

Hi, thanks for promoting "Re Fong Thin Choo" to "Template:Did you know/Queue/2". The "(building pictured)" phrase in the hook needs to be deleted as the suggested image was not used. — SMUconlaw (talk) 09:28, 18 February 2013 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Dweir Baabda[edit]

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DYK nomination of Coronal cloud[edit]

Symbol question.svg Hello! Your submission of Coronal cloud at the Did You Know nominations page has been reviewed, and some issues with it may need to be clarified. Please review the comment(s) underneath your nomination's entry and respond there as soon as possible. Thank you for contributing to Did You Know! Orlady (talk) 20:23, 21 February 2013 (UTC)

DYK for Carnival of Huejotzingo[edit]

Orlady (talk) 00:02, 22 February 2013 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Did you know/Removed[edit]

Carabinieri, I'm guessing that the Removed page wasn't around when you were last active on DYK. Basically, every promoted hook that is manually removed from a prep area, queue, or the main page DYK section should be noted here, including the reason it was pulled back. I've just added the Christina Maranci page; if there have been any others, please add them. (Note that this doesn't involve hooks swapped between prep areas or prep and queue, just ones that have been removed altogether, usually involving the reversal of a template promotion.) Thanks. BlueMoonset (talk) 06:12, 22 February 2013 (UTC)

Thanks. The reason I hadn't listed the nomination on the Removed page is that I hd promoted it only very briefly and didn't feel much damage had been done. Anyway, thanks for straightening that out for me.--Carabinieri (talk) 09:25, 22 February 2013 (UTC)

Christina Maranci[edit]

Issues of notability have been fixed. Proudbolsahye (talk) 06:27, 22 February 2013 (UTC)

DYK Hook for Albert Stevens[edit]

Note: This is for DYK that is about to go live. (In Queue 5 Template:Did_you_know/Queue)

I wonder if there is still time to edit the hook for Albert Stevens? There was a lot of discussion and hashing out of the hook originally, but it seems a bit hard to parse in its current form. This is semantics perhaps.

Current:

How about this:

I think that is more concise, and I added a comma where I think it's needed. Thanks for looking at this and your other work! I like to saw logs! (talk) 03:07, 24 February 2013 (UTC)

Sorry for not getting around to this in time. I'd suggest taking issues like that to WT:DYK.--Carabinieri (talk) 22:47, 24 February 2013 (UTC)

DYK for Coronal cloud[edit]

Carabinieri (talk) 16:03, 24 February 2013 (UTC)

Problem with CITIPEG hook[edit]

To be aware: Wikipedia talk:Did you know#Possible legal problems with DYK and hook in prep 2. No fault of yours, of course, this is something I've only just become aware of. Prioryman (talk) 21:37, 24 February 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for the heads-up. It seems BlueMoonset has taken care of it.--Carabinieri (talk) 22:45, 24 February 2013 (UTC)
Yes, for the moment, though there is more work to be done to resolve this problem (don't worry, I'll take care of it). I'll notify you when I'm done so that you can re-review the article and what I anticipate will likely be a new hook. Prioryman (talk) 23:50, 24 February 2013 (UTC)

Shavarsh Krissian DYK[edit]

Source has been added. Thank you for raising these concerns. Proudbolsahye (talk) 04:57, 26 February 2013 (UTC)

DYK for Chen Be-yue[edit]

Gatoclass 00:04, 4 March 2013 (UTC)

DYK for Graph power[edit]

 — Crisco 1492 (talk) 08:02, 4 March 2013 (UTC)

Apikoglu[edit]

I am trying to move the page to Apikoglu but theres already a page with a redirect on it. Its prohibiting me to do so. Proudbolsahye (talk) 22:35, 7 March 2013 (UTC)

I've moved it for you.--Carabinieri (talk) 00:24, 8 March 2013 (UTC)

DYK for Bark bread[edit]

Orlady (talk) 00:03, 8 March 2013 (UTC)

DYK for Sameh Fahmi[edit]

Graeme Bartlett (talk) 16:02, 8 March 2013 (UTC)

Stonebergia dyk[edit]

When you get a chance would you be able to give a review of my suggested alternative hook for the Stonebergia dyk? Thanks.--Kevmin § 16:38, 8 March 2013 (UTC)

Sorry for not having reviewed it in the first place. Someone else has gotten around to it, so everything seems to be in order now.--Carabinieri (talk) 01:47, 10 March 2013 (UTC)

Template:Did you know nominations/Karsten Whitson[edit]

Carabinieri, Gatoclass has suggested a new ALT hook for this one. Since you were the one who objected to the various hook suggestions, can you please vet this one and give it the appropriate icon? Thank you.

I was also hoping to ask you that, when you raise objections to hooks or other matters in a review, that you include the appropriate icon at the beginning of your comment. Otherwise, if you leave the prior approval tick standing, it looks as if you're registering an issue, but that it isn't serious enough that it needs to stop the hook from being promoted, which is a very mixed message if you're saying a hook isn't interesting, a comment that usually means the hook should not be promoted. Another result of the new icon is that the hook will no longer show up in the # Verified column of the List of Hooks by Date table on the queue and nominations pages, so people looking to promote hooks won't waste time looking under a particular date. BlueMoonset (talk) 03:28, 9 March 2013 (UTC)

DYK nomination of National Pyrotechnic Festival[edit]

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DYK for Constantinople Massacre of 1821[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 00:02, 10 March 2013 (UTC)

Mailov brothers DYK[edit]

I have replied and fixed the issues. Proudbolsahye (talk) 03:12, 10 March 2013 (UTC)

Issues fixedProudbolsahye (talk) 04:52, 10 March 2013 (UTC)

DYK for SS Patria (1913)[edit]

Chamal TC 16:37, 11 March 2013 (UTC)

DYK for National Pyrotechnic Festival[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 00:05, 13 March 2013 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Mezquital Valley[edit]

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DYK nomination of Geology of Cyprus[edit]

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Please see new note on DYK talk page. Yoninah (talk) 15:51, 20 March 2013 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Željko Reiner[edit]

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DYK for Mezquital Valley[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 00:03, 21 March 2013 (UTC)

DYK for Geology of Cyprus[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 08:04, 24 March 2013 (UTC)

Long-tailed Ground Roller FAC[edit]

Hello. I’d like to thank you for commenting on the Long-tailed Ground Roller’s FAC nearly a year ago, and apologize for having to step away from Wikipedia prior to the FAC’s completion to deal with my studies. I've gone through all of the old commentary and believe that I have resolved it. I’m confident I have the time to finish the FAC, and I have re-nominated the article here. I would greatly appreciate it if you could give the article another look. Thanks. Rufous-crowned Sparrow (talk) 17:57, 24 April 2013 (UTC)

CITIPEG DYK review[edit]

Could I please ask you to take a fresh look at Template:Did you know nominations/CITIPEG‎, which you reviewed earlier? Prioryman (talk) 22:24, 4 May 2013 (UTC)

WP:FOUR RFC[edit]

There are two WP:RFCs at WP:FOUR. The first is to conflate issues so as to keep people from expressing meaningful opinions. The second, by me, is claimed to be less than neutral by proponents of the first. Please look at the second one, which I think is much better.--TonyTheTiger (T / C / WP:FOUR / WP:CHICAGO / WP:WAWARD) 06:19, 20 August 2013 (UTC)

Nomination of North Sea Airways for deletion

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Notification of pending suspension of administrative permissions due to inactivity[edit]

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Suspension of administrative permissions due to inactivity[edit]

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Better late than never department[edit]

Original Barnstar.png The Original Barnstar
For your outstanding work in 2007 and 2008 on Free Association of German Trade Unions — an excellent contribution to Labor History on Wikipedia. Please do come back to WP when you find time in your life for it. Carrite (talk) 13:39, 15 September 2014 (UTC)

DYK nomination of German Metal Workers' Union[edit]

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Template:Did you know nominations/1 (2013 film)[edit]

I numbered your comments so that we can get them all properly addressed. Sorry for the presumption on my part, but I don't want there to be a failure to communicate. 7&6=thirteen () 17:01, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

That's fine. Note that the second part of 6 refers to the sentence I quoted in 5.--Carabinieri (talk) 17:08, 1 October 2014 (UTC)
I'm letting C TtT have at it. We'll see how he does. I don't want to be a cross purposes with his good offices. 7&6=thirteen () 17:14, 1 October 2014 (UTC)
Carabinieri, were you planning on coming back to this review, or are you still waiting for more from Tony? It seems like he thinks he's addressed all the issues you raised, though the comments there were made at just about the same time as the above comments here. Thanks. BlueMoonset (talk) 02:35, 9 October 2014 (UTC)

Resysop[edit]

Hi Carabinieri, welcome back. I've restored your administrator tools, per the WP:RESYSOP process. Do please make sure you've familiarised yourself with any changes in the areas you work since you left and I hope you stay! WormTT(talk) 06:55, 3 October 2014 (UTC)

Thank you.--Carabinieri (talk) 07:49, 3 October 2014 (UTC)

Maxwell and Tuke and Template:Did you know nominations/Maxwell and Tuke[edit]

I appreciate your efforts.
Not to look a gift horse in the mouth, but maybe we should have a formal Alternate on the DYK before it is closed. Could add — "at the time Britain's two tallest buildings." Just a suggestion?
I would have replied on the nomination page, but it is now closed and I don't want to transgress. 7&6=thirteen () 12:05, 3 October 2014 (UTC)

I don't think more formalities are necessary. Technically, the article doesn't say that those two towers were Britain's tallest buildings at the time. It only says that the first tower was the tallest building when it was built and that the second tower was taller than the first. Another tower, taller than the first, could have been built in between. Unless the article clearly states that the two towers were the country's tallest at the time the second one was and this fact is sourced, I'd be hesitant to add that to the hook.--Carabinieri (talk) 14:49, 3 October 2014 (UTC)
Prep 4 We could add that to the article, but I am well satisified with your work. I was only concerned because some of us at DYK get hung up on procedural niceities, even when they are really superfluous.
As to the final result, Gilding lillies so to speak. Thanks 7&6=thirteen () 18:39, 3 October 2014 (UTC)
FYI, it says it now. But I'm leaving it all up to you. 7&6=thirteen () 18:53, 3 October 2014 (UTC)
Carabinieri, please don't blame yourself. Hindsight is 20/20. Sorry for misleading you, but I was in good faith. We both dealt with the received wisdom, and it was wrong and common knowledge. Who'd-a-thought? Fran did a great job catching that. I will correct all the involved articles tomorrow. Have real life work to do today. Best regards. 7&6=thirteen () 13:59, 6 October 2014 (UTC)
Oh no, I don't blame myself or you. It was just a case of a source that appeared reliable containing a mistake. It happens; good thing it was caught.--Carabinieri (talk) 14:21, 6 October 2014 (UTC)

DYK for German Metal Workers' Union[edit]

HJ Mitchell | Penny for your thoughts? 12:03, 5 October 2014 (UTC)

Template:Did you know nominations/Constantin Doncea[edit]

Greetings and thanks for your review. I think I've now fulfilled the criteria, but if there's anything else to do before the hook is approved, do let me know. - Biruitorul Talk 14:26, 7 October 2014 (UTC)

Thanks...[edit]

...for the Pedro de Atarés nomination. It's well sourced with online refs for verification. Hope the Borgias don't try to poison me for this. Best regards, --Maragm (talk) 05:05, 29 October 2014 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Herdla Airport[edit]

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