User:Stifle/Don't just say non-notable

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If you're involved in the deletion process, please don't limit your comment to "non-notable" or "nn".

This comment has come to mean nothing more than "I want this article deleted" and/or "I think this article shouldn't be on Wikipedia", and may give the impression that you are not bothered to actually check up on it or find a proper reason for deleting the article. Tell us why you think the subject is non-notable, and what you understand by "non-notable".

This goes double if you're nominating an article. "NN" is not a reason for deletion. "Fails WP:BIO", "I think this subject is of interest to only a very limited number of people", or "unverifiable" are. At the very worst, please expand on why you think someone or something is non-notable.

The exception to this is when referring to CSDs like {{nn-bio}}, {{nn-band}}, and the like. The nn prefix here refers to the articles lacking any assertion of notability.

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"non-notable" is by itself a valid descriptor for most trivia and pop culture deletions, meaning the text is literally not worthy of attention or notice. It is the passage author's responsibility to cite references and justify the presence of the content. These incessant trivia and pop culture sections that iterate factoids are undermining the credibility of otherwise well-researched wikipedia entries.