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Kwekubo (a contraction of Kweku Obu; more often referred to as Gabriel Beecham) is a Wikipedian since the 9th of April 2003, first contributing to the Esperanto wiki, but now also active in the English and Irish projects, and to a lesser extent in the French and Latin wikis.

He claims credit for coining the name Wikinews, translating the first version of LanguageGa.php, creating the Wikipedia, finding the Loch Ness monster and perfecting cold fusion.

Kwekubo does not usually refer to himself in the third person.

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Association of Wikipedians Who Dislike Making Broad Judgments About the Worthiness of a General Category of Article, and Who Are in Favor of the Deletion of Some Particularly Bad Articles, but That Doesn't Mean They Are Deletionists


Est omnino difficile iudicare inclusionis meritum cuiusdam rei in encyclopædia cum ratio sciendi quid populi referat incerta sit, sed nihilominus aliquid encyclopædiam dedecet

It is generally difficult to judge the worthiness of a particular topic for inclusion in an encyclopedia considering that there is no certain way to know what interests people, but some topics nevertheless are not fit for an encyclopedia.

This motto reflects the desire of these Wikipedians to be reluctant, but not entirely unwilling, to remove articles from Wikipedia.

Today's motto...
Tous les jours à tous points de vue je vais de mieux en mieux.
"Every day, in every way, I'm getting better and better."

Nominate one today!

Articles I've written/rewritten[edit]


The Signpost
20 May 2015

Anti-vandalism templates[edit]

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Blatant vandalism
Vandalism {{subst:uw-vandalism1}} {{subst:uw-vandalism2}} {{subst:uw-vandalism3}} {{subst:uw-vandalism4}} {{subst:uw-vandalism4im}}
General disruptive editing not categorized elsewhere
Disruptive editing {{subst:uw-disruptive1}} {{subst:uw-disruptive2}} {{subst:uw-disruptive3}} {{subst:uw-generic4}} {{N/A}}
Behavior in articles
Editing tests {{subst:uw-test1}} {{subst:uw-test2}} {{subst:uw-test3}} {{subst:uw-vandalism4}} {{N/A}}
Page blanking, removal of content {{subst:uw-delete1}} {{subst:uw-delete2}} {{subst:uw-delete3}} {{subst:uw-delete4}} {{subst:uw-delete4im}}
Frequent or mass changes to genres without consensus or reference {{subst:uw-genre1}} {{subst:uw-genre2}} {{subst:uw-genre3}} {{subst:uw-genre4}} {{N/A}}
Removing file deletion tags {{subst:uw-idt1}} {{subst:uw-idt2}} {{subst:uw-idt3}} {{subst:uw-idt4}} {{N/A}}
Image-related vandalism {{subst:uw-image1}} {{subst:uw-image2}} {{subst:uw-image3}} {{subst:uw-image4}} {{subst:uw-image4im}}
Improper humor in articles {{subst:uw-joke1}} {{subst:uw-joke2}} {{subst:uw-joke3}} {{subst:uw-joke4}} {{subst:uw-joke4im}}
Censorship of material {{subst:uw-notcensored1}} {{subst:uw-notcensored2}} {{subst:uw-notcensored3}} {{subst:uw-generic4}} {{N/A}}
Ownership of articles {{subst:uw-own1}} {{subst:uw-own2}} {{subst:uw-own3}} {{subst:uw-generic4}} {{subst:uw-own4im}}
Restoration of content a user has expressed issues with {{subst:uw-restore1}} {{subst:uw-restore2}} {{subst:uw-restore3}} {{subst:uw-restore4}} {{N/A}}
Removal of maintenance templates {{subst:uw-tdel1}} {{subst:uw-tdel2}} {{subst:uw-tdel3}} {{subst:uw-tdel4}} {{N/A}}
Uploading unencyclopedic images (image vandalism) {{subst:uw-upload1}} {{subst:uw-upload2}} {{subst:uw-upload3}} {{subst:uw-upload4}} {{subst:uw-upload4im}}
Disrupting the taxonomy templates {{subst:uw-taxonomy1}} {{subst:uw-taxonomy2}} {{subst:uw-taxonomy3}} {{subst:uw-generic4}} {{N/A}}
Behavior towards editors
Not assuming good faith {{subst:uw-agf1}} {{subst:uw-agf2}} {{subst:uw-agf3}} {{N/A}} {{N/A}}
Harassment of other users {{subst:uw-harass1}} {{subst:uw-harass2}} {{subst:uw-harass3}} {{subst:uw-harass4}} {{subst:uw-harass4im}}
Personal attack directed at editors {{subst:uw-npa1}} {{subst:uw-npa2}} {{subst:uw-npa3}} {{subst:uw-npa4}} {{subst:uw-npa4im}}
Improper use of warning or blocking template {{subst:uw-tempabuse1}} {{subst:uw-tempabuse2}} {{subst:uw-disruptive3}} {{N/A}} {{N/A}}
Adding promotions of objects or ideologies (also spam)
Using Wikipedia for advertising or promotion {{subst:uw-advert1}} {{subst:uw-advert2}} {{subst:uw-advert3}} {{subst:uw-advert4}} {{subst:uw-advert4im}}
Not adhering to neutral point of view {{subst:uw-npov1}} {{subst:uw-npov2}} {{subst:uw-npov3}} {{subst:uw-npov4}} {{N/A}}
Inserting fringe or undue weight content into articles {{subst:uw-fringe1}} {{subst:uw-fringe2}} {{subst:uw-fringe3}} {{N/A}} {{N/A}}
Adding spam links {{subst:uw-spam1}} {{subst:uw-spam2}} {{subst:uw-spam3}} {{subst:uw-spam4}} {{subst:uw-spam4im}}
Inserting factual inaccuracies and/or libel
Adding unreferenced controversial information about living persons {{subst:uw-biog1}} {{subst:uw-biog2}} {{subst:uw-biog3}} {{subst:uw-biog4}} {{subst:uw-biog4im}}
Defamation regarding article subjects {{subst:uw-defamatory1}} {{subst:uw-defamatory2}} {{subst:uw-defamatory3}} {{subst:uw-defamatory4}} {{subst:uw-defamatory4im}}
Introducing deliberate factual errors {{subst:uw-error1}} {{subst:uw-error2}} {{subst:uw-error3}} {{subst:uw-generic4}} {{N/A}}
Adding original research, including unpublished syntheses of sourced material {{subst:uw-nor1}} {{subst:uw-nor2}} {{subst:uw-nor3}} {{subst:uw-nor4}} {{N/A}}
Addition of unsourced or improperly cited material {{subst:uw-unsourced1}} {{subst:uw-unsourced2}} {{subst:uw-unsourced3}} {{subst:uw-unsourced4}} {{N/A}}
Unaccepted practices, unilateral action against policies or guidelines
Triggering the abuse filter by attempting to vandalize {{N/A}} {{subst:uw-attempt2}} {{subst:uw-attempt3}} {{subst:uw-attempt4}} {{N/A}}
Removing {{afd}} templates / refactoring others' comments in AfD discussions {{subst:uw-afd1}} {{subst:uw-afd2}} {{subst:uw-afd3}} {{subst:uw-afd4}} {{N/A}}
Removing {{cfd}} templates / refactoring others' comments in CfD discussions {{subst:uw-cfd1}} {{subst:uw-cfd2}} {{subst:uw-cfd3}} {{subst:uw-cfd4}} {{N/A}}
Using talk page as forum {{subst:uw-chat1}} {{subst:uw-chat2}} {{subst:uw-chat3}} {{subst:uw-chat4}} {{N/A}}
Creating inappropriate pages {{subst:uw-create1}} {{subst:uw-create2}} {{subst:uw-create3}} {{subst:uw-create4}} {{subst:uw-create4im}}
Uploading files missing copyright status {{subst:uw-ics1}} {{subst:uw-ics2}} {{subst:uw-ics3}} {{subst:uw-ics4}} {{N/A}}
Formatting, date, language, etc. (Manual of Style) {{subst:uw-mos1}} {{subst:uw-mos2}} {{subst:uw-mos3}} {{subst:uw-mos4}} {{N/A}}
Malicious or bad page moves {{subst:uw-move1}} {{subst:uw-move2}} {{subst:uw-move3}} {{subst:uw-move4}} {{subst:uw-move4im}}
Creating malicious redirects {{subst:uw-redirect1}} {{subst:uw-redirect2}} {{subst:uw-redirect3}} {{subst:uw-redirect4}} {{subst:uw-redirect4im}}
Removing {{speedy deletion}} templates {{subst:uw-speedy1}} {{subst:uw-speedy2}} {{subst:uw-speedy3}} {{subst:uw-speedy4}} {{N/A}}
Editing, correcting, or deleting others' talk page comments {{subst:uw-tpv1}} {{subst:uw-tpv2}} {{subst:uw-tpv3}} {{subst:uw-tpv4}} {{N/A}}
Removing {{Prod blp}} templates {{subst:uw-blpprod1}} {{subst:uw-blpprod2}} {{subst:uw-blpprod3}} {{subst:uw-blpprod4}} {{N/A}}
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Creating double redirects through bad page moves {{subst:uw-2redirect}}
New user is likely to be using multiple accounts {{subst:uw-agf-sock}}
Bad AIV report {{subst:uw-aiv}}
Bad AN/EW report {{subst:uw-anew}}
Adding signatures to article space {{subst:uw-articlesig}}
Creating autobiographies {{subst:uw-autobiography}}
Adding incorrect categories {{subst:uw-badcat}}
Adding non-notable list entries {{subst:uw-badlistentry}}
"Biting" newcomers {{subst:uw-bite}}
Wikipedia is not for blogging or promotion {{subst:uw-blog}}
Canvassing other editors {{subst:uw-canvass}}
Conflict of interest {{subst:uw-coi}}
Addition of controversial material to an article {{subst:uw-controversial}}
Not attributing Wikipedia content {{subst:uw-copying}}
Cut and paste moves {{subst:uw-c&pmove}}
Adding speculative or unconfirmed information about future events {{subst:uw-crystal}}
Incorrectly tagging pages for speedy deletion {{subst:uw-csd}}
Incorrectly formatting disambiguation pages {{subst:uw-dab}}
Unnecessarily changing date formats {{subst:uw-date}}
Removing proper sources containing dead links {{subst:uw-deadlink}}
Adding stub categories manually, rather than via templates {{subst:uw-directcat}}
Not using edit summary {{subst:uw-editsummary}}
Not communicating in English (see also specific language templates) {{subst:uw-english}}
Overly hasty tagging of articles for speedy deletion {{subst:uw-hasty}}
Attempting to link to an external image {{subst:uw-imageuse}}
Not completing an AfD nomination {{subst:uw-incompleteAFD}}
Adding external links to the body of an article {{subst:uw-inline-el}}
Not italicizing books, films, albums, magazines, TV series, etc. within articles {{subst:uw-italicize}}
Unnecessarily changing between national varieties of English {{subst:uw-lang}}
Adding excessive redlinks or repeated blue links {{subst:uw-linking}}
Incorrectly using minor edits check box {{subst:uw-minor}}
Uploading replaceable non-free images {{subst:uw-nonfree}}
Reporting complex abuse to AIV {{subst:uw-notaiv}}
Incorrectly marking an edit as vandalism {{subst:uw-notvand}}
Using voting instead of consensus {{subst:uw-notvote}}
Not marking patrolled newpage edits {{subst:uw-patrolled}}
Not attributing public domain sources {{subst:uw-plagiarism}}
Disrupting Wikipedia to make a point {{subst:uw-point}}
Not using preview button to avoid mistakes {{subst:uw-preview}}
Editing an article under article probation {{subst:uw-probation}}
Creating poorly referenced articles {{subst:Uw-refimprove}}
Not reverting vandalism to a 'clean' version of the page {{subst:uw-removevandalism}}
Recreating deleted articles {{subst:uw-repost|Article}}
Recreating salted articles under an alternative title {{subst:uw-salt|Article}}
Rename request impossible {{subst:uw-samename}}
Experimenting in articles and reverting self tests {{subst:uw-selfrevert}}
Wikipedia is not a social network (e.g., MySpace, Facebook) {{subst:uw-socialnetwork}}
Flagging or deleting "spoilers" {{subst:uw-spoiler}}
Not subst:ing templates {{subst:uw-subst}}
Talking in article {{subst:uw-talkinarticle}}
Not signing posts {{subst:uw-tilde}}
Adding talk page threads to the top instead of the bottom {{subst:uw-toppost}}
Reporting of username to WP:UAA not accepted {{subst:uw-uaa}}
User page in inappropriate category {{subst:uw-upincat}}
Using image from external source {{subst:uw-uploadfirst}}
Abandoned userspace draft {{subst:uw-userspace draft finish}}
Userspace draft suggestion {{subst:userspace draft suggestion}}
NOINDEXing of userspace page {{subst:uw-userspacenoindex}}
Creating inappropriate video game content {{subst:uw-vgscope}}
Not using user warnings after revert {{subst:uw-warn}}
Using inaccurate or inappropriate edit summaries {{subst:uw-wrongsummary}}
Noticeboard notices
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Admin noticeboard {{subst:AN-notice}}
Incidents noticeboard {{subst:ANI-notice}}
Edit warring noticeboard {{subst:AN3-notice}}
BLP noticeboard {{subst:BLPN-notice}}
CCN noticeboard {{subst:CCN-notice}}
COI noticeboard {{subst:COIN-notice}}
EL noticeboard {{subst:ELN-notice}}
FTN noticeboard {{subst:FTN-notice}}
NORN noticeboard {{subst:NORN-notice}}
NPOVN noticeboard {{subst:NPOVN-notice}}
Dispute resolution {{subst:DRN-notice}}
Wikiquette assistance {{subst:WQA-notice}}
Arbitration {{subst:arbcom notice}}
Sockpuppet investigation {{subst:Socksuspectnotice}}
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Affiliate marketing {{subst:uw-affiliate}}
Creating attack pages {{subst:uw-attack}}
Business-promotional listing {{subst:uw-bizlist}}
Bot username {{subst:uw-botun}}
Conflict of interest & username issue {{subst:uw-coi-username}}
Copyright violation {{subst:uw-copyright}}
Copyright violation, for new contributors {{subst:uw-copyright-new}}
Linking to copyrighted works violation {{subst:uw-copyright-link}}
Removing the {{copyvio}} template {{subst:uw-copyright-remove}}
Edit summary that triggers abuse filter {{subst:uw-efsummary}}
A softer edit warring notice for new editors {{subst:uw-ewsoft}}
Edit warring notice {{subst:uw-ew}}
Violation/Potential violation of the three revert rule {{subst:uw-3rr}}
Creating hoaxes {{subst:uw-hoax}}
Making legal threats {{subst:uw-legal}}
Editing while logged out {{subst:uw-login}}
Longterm pattern of vandalism {{subst:uw-longterm}}
Usage of multiple IPs {{subst:uw-multipleIPs}}
Close paraphrasing {{subst:uw-paraphrase}}
Personal info {{subst:uw-pinfo}}
Sockpuppet investigation {{subst:uw-socksuspect}}
Userpage vandalism {{subst:uw-upv}}
Username is against policy {{subst:uw-username}}
Userpage or subpage is against policy {{subst:uw-userpage}}


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User block {{subst:uw-block}} {{subst:uw-block|indef=yes}} or {{subst:uw-blockindef}}
Specific abuse blocks Recent abuse Abuse-only account
Advertising block {{subst:uw-adblock}} {{subst:uw-soablock}}
Spam block {{subst:uw-sblock}}
Arbitration enforcement block {{subst:uw-aeblock}} {{N/A}}
Community general sanctions block {{subst:uw-csblock}} {{N/A}}
Biographies-of-living-persons block {{subst:uw-bioblock}} {{subst:uw-inbioblock}}
Unapproved bot block {{subst:uw-botblock}} {{N/A}}
Content deletion block {{subst:uw-dblock}} {{N/A}}
Copyright violation block {{subst:uw-copyrightblock}} {{N/A}}
Edit filter block {{subst:uw-efblock}} {{N/A}}
Edit warring block {{subst:uw-ewblock}} {{subst:uw-deoablock}}
Three revert rule block {{subst:uw-3block}}
Harassment block {{subst:uw-hblock}}
Legal threat block {{subst:uw-lblock}} {{N/A}}
Social networking block {{subst:uw-myblock}} {{N/A}}
Creating nonsense pages block {{subst:uw-npblock}} {{N/A}}
Vandalism block {{subst:uw-vblock}} {{subst:uw-voablock}}
Not here to build an encyclopedia block {{N/A}} {{subst:uw-nothereblock}}
Username policy blocks Good-faith No-/bad-faith
Username block {{subst:uw-ublock}} {{subst:uw-uhblock}}
Bot username block {{subst:uw-botublock}} {{N/A}}
Cause block (username violation and edits promoting a cause) {{subst:uw-causeblock}} {{N/A}}
Famous person or possible impersonation {{subst:uw-ublock-famous}} {{N/A}}
Promotional username block {{subst:uw-softerblock}} {{subst:uw-spamublock}}
Username and vandalism-only account block {{N/A}} {{subst:uw-vaublock}}
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Username-based block, Conflict of Interest questions {{subst:Coiq}}
Edit warring block {{subst:Ewblock}}

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French {{subst:welcomeen-fr}}
German {{subst:welcomeen-de}}
Hebrew {{subst:welcomeen-he}}
Japanese {{subst:welcomeen-ja}}
Korean {{subst:welcomeen-ko}}
Portuguese {{subst:welcomeen-pt}}
Russian {{subst:welcomeen-ru}}
Spanish {{subst:welcomeen-es}}
Swedish {{subst:welcomeen-sv}}
Ukrainian {{subst:welcomeen-uk}}
Vietnamese {{subst:welcomeen-vi}}
All other languages {{subst:welcomeen-en|other language}} (Please use the language code)


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{{AntiVandal}} specially formulated for VandalProof {{subst:VPwarn}}