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Victory SC[edit]

Hello Alex, since I saw on Wikidata that you had deleted the enwiki link to Victory SC, I came over here to have a look for the reason why. As it was a WP:G6, I was expecting to find the new article name somewhere, but can't. Presumably it's lost somewhere between there and Victory SC (Haiti). When you fix it, would you mind re-adding it to d:Q7927548? Many thanks. Jared Preston (talk) 15:10, 2 February 2015 (UTC)

Somebody requested G6 for a rename for the Haiti club. I'm at work with little time to study and do redirects. The G6 request was legit so it was done earlier. -- Alexf(talk) 15:19, 2 February 2015 (UTC)
But there's nothing to merge to since there is no history at Victory SC (Haiti) to merge from. Jared Preston (talk) 15:21, 2 February 2015 (UTC)
Savvyjack23 (talk · contribs) has sorted it out. Jared Preston (talk) 16:30, 3 February 2015 (UTC)

make a page[edit]

hi , i want make a new page about Vahid Takro, which you deleted before. can i make it again? thanks. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Vahidtakro2 (talkcontribs) 17:44, 4 February 2015 (UTC)

You shouldn't. You seem very interested in writing about yourself. You have been told a few times (and even blocked once already for disregarding), on why autobiographies are frowned upon and never a good idea. Please read the linked page in detail to understand why and also understand that an article about yourself isn't necessarily a good thing. Please don't forget to sign your posts in talk pages. -- Alexf(talk) 18:09, 4 February 2015 (UTC)

Deep Ocean Minerals[edit]

Dear Alex

I was talking in the editors room about my article and during this chat was advised the article was not deleted as such. I explained that I had been given permission to use a word document as the basis of the article - and some of this word document was used in a printed online article. So there was some confusion. He explained that a form needed to be filled out by the author of the article which has been done (see below). However I now come back to the link that was provided and found that you have deleted the whole thing. Can you please advise of next steps give the copyright permission from the person who provided me with the key information:

I hereby affirm that I, Anthony Philip JACOBS, am the creator and hold the original Word Documents of the exclusive copyright of http://www.harnisch.com/uploads/tx_harnisch/wfe_0314minerals_and_trace_elements.pdf I have provided the Wikipedia Author, Thaiso, permission to use this material for a Wikipedia article on Deep Ocean Minerals. I agree to publish the above-mentioned content under the free license: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported and GNU Free Documentation License (unversioned, with no invariant sections, front-cover texts, or back-cover texts). I acknowledge that by doing so I grant anyone the right to use the work in a commercial product or otherwise, and to modify it according to their needs, provided that they abide by the terms of the license and any other applicable laws. I am aware that this agreement is not limited to Wikipedia or related sites. I am aware that I always retain copyright of my work, and retain the right to be attributed in accordance with the license chosen. Modifications others make to the work will not be claimed to have been made by me. I acknowledge that I cannot withdraw this agreement, and that the content may or may not be kept permanently on a Wikimedia project. Anthony Jacobs Authority : Original Author and Copyright holder 01st Feb, 2015 Leichlingen, Germany

Your help is much appreciated. There seems to be so many people in this process it's very confusing. Cheers Sharon — Preceding unsigned comment added by Thaiso (talkcontribs) 03:15, 6 February 2015 (UTC)

I am not the deleting admin. @Diannaa: is the one. It was deleted on 30 January for copyright violation of a published article by Anthony P. Jacobs and Kevin HU, Pacific Deep Ocean Biotech Ltd, but you say your name is Sharon. All I deleted was a redirect to a non-existent page. As for wanting to donate, please read Wikipedia:Donating copyrighted materials. This is the wrong page to be talking about this. Also, whenever you write in Wikipedia, please follow the rules. Always link to the article in question (as asked at the top of this edit page): The article was: Draft:Deep Ocean Minerals, and please sign your posts in Talk pages. -- Alexf(talk) 10:35, 6 February 2015 (UTC)

Edyta Nawrocka[edit]

In my opinion the artist's portfolio is the most important thing. Why all tables with songs, releases, compilations and videos were deleted on Edyta Nawrocka?
--Playr (talk) 15:24, 8 February 2015 (UTC)

Because they were all spam to sell her music. Please read WP:ELNO. -- Alexf(talk) 14:48, 9 February 2015 (UTC)

Teodora Teodorovic[edit]

Mr Alex, You have recently deleted an autobiography "Теодора Теодоровић" saying she is not notable enough, while I thinks she meets all of your criteria. Can you explain to me exactly why did you delete the topic? Uros Bojanic (talk) 17:00, 12 February 2015 (UTC)

You are missing the requested link to the article. If you want to get answers you should at least follow the simple directions at top and provide links (clearly requested as #1 on the list). Searching (there are lots of deletions), I see this was an article about a person which did not clearly assert notability (I did not say "she is not notable enough", and this was also clearly explained in the summary and the posted speedy deletion notice). Furthermore you say it was an autobiography? That is seriously frowned upon. Lastly, it was not written in English and this is the English language Wikipedia. If this is your first article, you might want to read this page. You seem to have used the AfC wizard but did not follow through and posted directly to mainspace, even though you read the clear notice at the bottom of the article that said: "STOP! Be warned that by using this process instead of Articles for Creation, this article is subject to scrutiny. As an article in "mainspace", it will be DELETED if there are problems, not just declined." -- Alexf(talk) 17:21, 12 February 2015 (UTC)

List of Bangladeshi poets[edit]

Thanks. He had an article which was deleted: Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Md. Ziaul Haque. IPs from that range continue to insert his name into other articles. Dougweller (talk) 22:03, 12 February 2015 (UTC)

Unitemps14[edit]

I just wanted to say thank you for blocking Unitemps and to draw your attention to the fact that unitemps appears to actually have two accounts which violate Wikipedia's policy, the other being named Unitemps14. So far this second account not been blocked. Ebonelm (talk) 21:46, 17 February 2015 (UTC)

Blocked. -- Alexf(talk) 01:55, 18 February 2015 (UTC)

Hello Alex please I want to create the article Tetteh Plahar again. Can you revert it so that I develop it to meet all Wikipedia standards.Regards--Rberchie (talk) 12:36, 18 February 2015 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CVII, February 2015[edit]

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User Nathtate[edit]

Hi. You recently (25th Feb) blocked a user, Nathtate for three days for vandalism. Block has expired, and they're doing pretty much exactly the same, on the same articles. ‎Eastendersloveu seems to be engaged in exactly the same. Both only making mobile edits to the same articles... BastunĖġáḍβáś₮ŭŃ! 23:35, 28 February 2015 (UTC)

delete my article[edit]

dear alex

hope u are doing good . can you please delete my articles permanently written regarding zaara alsabih khan.

much love. thanks — Preceding unsigned comment added by Zaaraalsabihkhan (talkcontribs) 08:39, 2 March 2015 (UTC)

Block of User:Dzatplan[edit]

Hi I see you have blocked User:Dzatplan in 2014 because it appears to be mainly intended for publicity and/or promotional purposes. I myself was blockd indefinitely in 2012 for the same wiki-crime, but fortunately for me some other editors stepped in to help. It is only 3 years later that I finally have the guts to start asking questions.

I would appreciate knowing why ’Dzatplan' is considered a promotional name. Thanks in advance, Ottawahitech (talk) 20:52, 2 March 2015 (UTC)

He had link to a page that had a note promoting that name. Maybe right, maybe wrong. If you want unblock, you need to go through channels as explained in that page. -- Alexf(talk) 01:12, 28 March 2015 (UTC)

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Page deleted DVA (Band)[edit]

Hello Alex, you deleted the page DVA (band) on October 23rd 2014 because it was "A7: Article about a band, singer, musician, or musical ensemble, which does not indicate the importance or significance of the subject". I am new to Wikipedia and I am trying to determine if the band would meet the notability requirement. They have been featured in PopMatters [1] and Allmusic [2]. They are from the Czech Republic and have a Wikipedia page in Czech [3]. Do you think this band would be suitable for inclusion in the English Wikipedia? Thanks Hedd0026 (talk) 17:56, 27 March 2015 (UTC)

The article had no sources whatsoever. In order to understand notability issues please read WP:BAND. -- Alexf(talk) 01:09, 28 March 2015 (UTC)

IP and account unfairly blocked[edit]

Alex, you have blocked the account jrf-web-team and the entire IP related to it. Please have a look at my talk page for the full information, but I would like you to re-examine it and reconsider.

The facts are that the jrf-web-team account was created to ensure that information other people added to the page (not, I believe, created by the account) for the Charity is accurate. Edits by the account have included correcting (not adding) the birthday of the CEO, and correcting inaccurate info. Case in point is the issue that has brought this to my attention: the inclusion on the page of a defamatory comment. Originally made in the press, the newspapers involved retracted the mistake they made (in confusing one organisation with another) the same day. However, the link on the page remained and because of your block it was not possible to remove it using the jrf-web-team account or any other on that IP. I understand that the name may have suggested it's use as being for promotion, but if you take a look at the edit history you'll see that it's not the case. This is a research charity looking at the causes of poverty. It doesn't do self-promotion. Hence the block is in error. The user name can be changed, and can tick the box of making edits to other relevant pages (relating to the work of other poverty charities and organisations) but to protect the page from deliberate or accidental but defamatory comments, I really need you to reconsider and unblock the IP.

If there is another cause for the block, perhaps you could explain on my wall (or here). Guy.shrimpton (talk) 09:34, 31 March 2015 (UTC)

Do you mean User talk:Jrf-web-team? You did not put a link as requested so I have to guess. If that is the account you are talking about, it is currently not blocked. As you can see, a request for unblock was made and it was granted provided a name-change is requested immediately. The name of the account is in violation of the username policy and was no "unfairly blocked". If that is not the account you are referring to, please provide a link. -- Alexf(talk) 09:40, 31 March 2015 (UTC)