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At xxxx you, or someone using your [[Wikipedia:Username|username]] or [[IP address|Internet Protocol address]], [[Wikipedia:Vandalism|vandalized]] the English Wikipedia page [[yyyy]]. Please stop this practice, or you may be [[Wikipedia:Blocking policy|blocked from editing in Wikipedia]]. ~~~~


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How to AfD[edit]

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nominated for deletion: see [[Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/PageName]]

({{afdx}} if repeat AfD for same file)
  • On AfD vote page:-

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Creating deletion discussion page for [[PageName]] because ...

{{subst:afd3 | pg=PageName}}
(or) {{Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/PageName}}
Adding [[Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/PageName]]

On closing, {{subst:afd top}} & {{subst:afd bottom}}, and after the top template, put Delete or Keep and ~~~~

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Deletion of the 2nd Battalion 3rd Field Artillery Regiment article[edit]

Happy New Year Anthony Appleyard![edit]

Pérrine Moncrieff[edit]

  • Happy new year! You've kindly tried to help out with Pérrine Moncrieff, but that page now appears to be a redirect to itself. Can you please have another look? Schwede66 10:47, 2 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Yes check.svg Done Anthony Appleyard (talk) 11:02, 2 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Thanks, the article is now in place. Sorry to bother you again, but what I couldn't see is the history merge. I'm by no means an expert on that topic, but expected to see Stuart Yeates' edits creating the other article (I think it was Stuart, at least; obviously, I can't go back and check). Schwede66 03:35, 3 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Great! I've put a note on the talk page explaining the situation. Thanks heaps. Schwede66 08:33, 3 January 2015 (UTC)

SAC vasanth[edit]

"11:13, 2 January 2015 Anthony Appleyard (talk | contribs) deleted page SAC Vasanth (A7: Article about an eligible subject, which does not indicate the importance or significance of the subject)" — Preceding unsigned comment added by Vasanthsac (talkcontribs) #

  • @User:Vasanthsac: Page SAC Vasanth was speedy-delete-tagged at 10:23, 2 January 2015 by User:Kges1901 as "as an article about a real person, individual animal, organization (band, club, company, etc.), web content or organized event that does not credibly indicate the importance or significance of the subject. See WP:CSD A7.". He decided that S.A.C Vasanth and his described deeds are not noteworthy; also the article looks like that it was intended as an advertisement. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 11:05, 7 January 2015 (UTC)

Ramdas Palsule article[edit]

  • I am surpriced to see the deletion of article Ramdas Palsule in just few seconds by you. Why do you think that this person is not notable? I had added good information with referecnes in the article but you deleted without viewing it. Is it because, Ramdas is an Indian? There are few articles in English Wikipedia on Indian notable personalities. The people like me are trying for the same, then why those are getting demotivated? Rather you should help and guide on such articles for more completeness. Coolgama (talk) 12:29, 2 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:Coolgama: The speedy delete was asked for at 11:55, 2 January 2015‎ by User:Pharaoh of the Wizards. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 13:23, 2 January 2015 (UTC)
  • This appears to be copied from here and here can you please take a look Thanks.Pharaoh of the Wizards (talk) 16:54, 2 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:Pharaoh of the Wizards: @User:Coolgama: I have started an AfD about this query. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 17:13, 2 January 2015 (UTC)

Your move of T2 (roller coaster)[edit]

  • That shouldn't have been done. We just closed an RM discussion about that exact question two months ago that decided otherwise, and the article hasn't been edited at all since then to show that the situation has changed, and the park is currently closed for the winter so the coaster has never actually operated under the new name, and it's obviously not uncontroversial to move the article under those conditions (as decided in the RM discussion). —BarrelProof (talk) 01:16, 3 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:BarrelProof: That move request (from T2 to T3) was at 21:16, 2 January 2015‎ by User:Stevietheman. And see Talk:T2 (roller coaster)#Move reversion. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 08:24, 3 January 2015 (UTC)
    • Understood. I'm just saying that "uncontroversial" requests should not be obeyed (without pre-move discussion) when recent RMs made the opposite decision. —BarrelProof (talk) 17:38, 3 January 2015 (UTC)

Flula Borg article[edit]

Sandbox histmerge request[edit]


  • Can you please consider closing the move request at Talk:Cabinet of France? It opened 30 days ago. I've asked another administrator to close it, but he didn't. I think this is a clear case. RGloucester 06:52, 5 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Yes check.svg Done Anthony Appleyard (talk) 11:14, 5 January 2015 (UTC)

Running With Scissors[edit]

Thanks. -- (talk) 11:02, 5 January 2015 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Government of France (disambiguation)[edit]

A tag has been placed on Government of France (disambiguation) requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under section G6 of the criteria for speedy deletion, because it is an orphaned disambiguation page which either

  • disambiguates two or fewer extant Wikipedia pages and whose title ends in "(disambiguation)" (i.e., there is a primary topic); or
  • disambiguates no (zero) extant Wikipedia pages, regardless of its title.

Under the criteria for speedy deletion, such pages may be deleted at any time. Please see the disambiguation page guidelines for more information.

If you think this page should not be deleted for this reason, you may contest the nomination by visiting the page and clicking the button labelled "Click here to contest this speedy deletion". This will give you the opportunity to explain why you believe the page should not be deleted. However, be aware that once a page is tagged for speedy deletion, it may be removed without delay. Please do not remove the speedy deletion tag from the page yourself, but do not hesitate to add information in line with Wikipedia's policies and guidelines. RGloucester 17:36, 5 January 2015 (UTC)

Blackout Rugby[edit]

  • Hi I am one of the users for the Blackout Rugby game. Would it be possible to put the Blackout Rugby page back onto the wikipedia page? There's a fair bit of useful information on it (such as when the world cups for the game etc) that users use on the page. We're a community of 5000 so we'd much appreciate if the page was added back in. From when I've read it before I didn't really see it unambiguous advertising but rather just a description of what the game is about.

Cheers, Jegaggin — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jegaggin (talkcontribs) 00:37, 8 January 2015 (UTC)

Your question at AN about Template:RMassist[edit]

Hi Anthony. The quickest way to get an answer about that template is from User:Wbm1058 who has done the recent upgrades. Thanks, EdJohnston (talk) 04:49, 8 January 2015 (UTC)

Unwanted move[edit]

Dutch National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings and Sexual Violence against Children[edit]

Move of GoodSearch to Goodsearch[edit]

  • Please note that this move was done against MOS:TM. Typically, CamelCase is permissible on Wikipedia where a company name is always typed as a compound word. In fact, CamelCase can assist our readers by making the individual words more readily apparent.
    Lowercase made-up words are normally avoided on Wikipedia, by contrast, even if the company prefers to stylize their name that way. See Talk:FilmAffinity#Requested move for a similar discussion and resulting consensus. Would you mind reverting your page move, please? – voidxor (talk | contrib) 06:58, 11 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Yes check.svg Done Anthony Appleyard (talk) 07:03, 11 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Flip-flopped on posting this (I requested the first move), but I'm not entirely sure I agree completely with the above interpretation of the policy (especially as it's not a stylization or a total lowercase... ness? They capitalize the first letter in their company text materials; the logo is the only fully lowercase incarnation), but after a cursory search, it appears the jury is out on common capitalization even in recent sources, with a slight preference to where it's at now. I... don't really know what the point of posting this was, as I'm not contesting the reversion of the move (especially with the search showing that it reflects general usage XP), so I guess the only thing I can add now is that I'm glad I'm aware of that piece of the MOS now that I saw this? - Purplewowies (talk) 02:08, 16 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:Purplewowies: A Google search a minute ago for goodsearch OR goodshop showed majority CamelCase, a fairsized minority of uppercasing the G only, and some with all lowercase including the company's logos. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 06:08, 16 January 2015 (UTC)

Thanks for moving Straightener (disambiguation)[edit]

I almost had to start a new discussion on Straightener (disambiguation) to get it moved, but I am in no way opposed to the fact that you went ahead and moved it. Seeing the edit conflict caused by your page move was one of the most accepting edit conflicts I have ever run across! Steel1943 (talk) 07:22, 11 January 2015 (UTC)

Deletion of Andy Hill (Film Music Supervisor)[edit]

  • Hi, Anthony. According to the records, you are the administrator responsible for deleting the above article. Can you confirm this and provide specific reasons for the deletion? I have corrected all formatting and citations errors cited in the previous deletion, and can see no reason why the piece should not stand. I would appreciate a response that is as "speedy" as the deletion! (-; Derwydd23 (talk) — Preceding undated comment added 20:38, 11 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:Derwydd23: At 16:19, 8 January 2015 User:Cyphoidbomb tagged Andy Hill (Film Music Supervisor) for speedy deletion as "A10. Recently created article that duplicates the article A.W. Hill" and "G4. Recreation of a page that was deleted per a deletion discussion". Anthony Appleyard (talk) 22:36, 11 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Derwydd23, I don't understand your confusion. The rationale was explained in depth on Fuhghettaboutit's talk page where you originally asked the question. Cyphoidbomb (talk) 22:42, 11 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:Derwydd23: @User:Cyphoidbomb: The articles Andy Hill (film music supervisor) and A.W. Hill look as if they are NOT about the same man:
    • Andy Hill is an American music supervisor, record producer, and music educator. ... Andy Hill was born in Chicago and educated at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. ...
    • A.W. Hill is an American writer of speculative fiction and mystery. He grew up in the Midwest ...
While I would never propose LinkedIn as a reliable source, I found this which mentions both his Elmo in Grouchland work, as well as his novel writing. Also, the photos in each article were obviously of the same guy. This might just be mirroring Wikipedia content without attribution, so I wouldn't use it as a source, but it seems to reflect that the guy wears mutiple hats. The AW Hill article and at least one of the duplicate articles contained external links to the same official website, which mentions Belgium (Brussels). His Twitter account says that he's a composer and author. Pretty sure it's the same dude. Cyphoidbomb (talk) 00:02, 12 January 2015 (UTC)


Page move[edit]

Copyright issues and page move[edit]

  • It was an undiscussed page move and the user believes that it is nothing wrong to move Siddha to Siddha (Hinduism) only because he has created a page called Siddha (Jainism) in violation of copyrights.[2] Undiscussed controversial page moves are usually moved without discussion. Bladesmulti (talk) 06:19, 13 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Yes check.svg Done I have reverted this move. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 06:32, 13 January 2015 (UTC)


Please restore Template:Article section[edit]

You may have deleted this template by mistake. Pigsonthewing has tagged it CSD-G4, but he created the page as a redirect. I repurposed it into a working template, in accordance with Wikipedia:Deletion review/Log/2015 January 10#Template:Sectionlink, because it adds functionality was overlooked in its deletion debate (Wikipedia:Templates for discussion/Log/2014 November 27#Template:Sectionlink). Pigsonthewing has readded the CSD template twice after I declined it on those grounds, and minutes after his last revert, you deleted it. If you checked the history, I'm sure you would have declined as well. Can you please restore the template? It has already been used, and those transclusions are now broken. I could do it myself, but I want to avoid the appearance of a wheelwar. Thank you. -- [[User:Edokter]] {{talk}} 10:07, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

Undelete Request - Real Time Action Technology[edit]

  • Hi Anthony, I see that you have deleted my article on real time action technology. Although I have been using wikipedia as a reader for several years, this was my first contribution as a writer. There has recently been a surge of content regarding implementations of real time action technologies but there is no content on wikipedia. As such, I attempted to write an article on it but it keeps getting deleted. I have rewritten the article in a more academic tone and am ready to resubmit but I'm not sure what the process is as my initial posting was flagged and subsequently deleted. Any guidance you can give would be greatly appreciated.B2Btechguy (talk) 17:38, 14 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:B2Btechguy: I have undeleted it and AfD'ed it :: see Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Real Time Action Technology (2nd nomination). Anthony Appleyard (talk) 21:39, 14 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:Anthony AppleyardAnthony, thank you for continuing to work with me to restore my article so that I can get it into publishable format. Unfortunately the window that you're providing me to make said updates is too short as by the time I have an opportunity to access the article after it's been reinstated, it's already been deleted. I have the article written so that I can cut and paste it in, but I need to be able to access the article while it's restored in order to do so. Can you please restore and then give me 24 hours before deleting again? — Preceding unsigned comment added by B2Btechguy (talkcontribs) 19:47, 15 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:B2Btechguy: This matter has already got me caught in dispute. The best procedure here would be for you to submit a request in Wikipedia:Requests for undeletion, but as regards other opinions on the matter, see Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Real Time Action Technology (2nd nomination). Sorry. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 19:57, 15 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:Anthony AppleyardAnthony, I'm sorry this is causing you trouble. I will proceed as recommended. Thanks! — Preceding unsigned comment added by B2Btechguy (talkcontribs) 15:49, 16 January 2015 (UTC)

Pattern of mistakes[edit]

  • Your restoration of Real Time Action Technology was completely inappropriate. I honestly don't know what to do about you – nearly every time I've encountered you over the years, you've been screwing something up. I've seriously considered nominating you for de-adminship, because I honestly believe your pattern of mistakes is serious enough that your presence is more of a detriment than a benefit to the wiki. I don't believe you qualify for de-adminship, since your pattern is one of apparently honest mistakes rather than abuse, so I can only encourage you, as I've done before, to re-read and absorb every policy relating to the areas where you choose to edit, and to edit with a little more common sense, for all our sakes. Swpbtalk 14:13, 15 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:swpb: "(without even notifying the creator)" :: Reading User talk:Anthony Appleyard#Undelete Request - Real Time Action Technology will show that I did include his username in a way that would cause the system to tell him that I had mentioned him, and where. User:B2Btechguy wrote that this was his first go at writing an article, and "Do not bite the newbies" persuaded me to be sympathetic towards him. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 14:36, 15 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Don't try to justify your error with BITE; what nonsense. And as User:FreeRangeFrog pointed out on WP:UND, that's not the appropriate course of action either. Maybe you should step away from this case entirely, since all you seem to be doing is repeatedly screwing up. Swpbtalk 21:04, 16 January 2015 (UTC)

Mercedes GLE-Class[edit]

  • I confess that I don't understand your page moving of Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class. The article covers two versions, the ML facelift, and the GLE coupe, so adding just the coupe code name is not appropriate. I wonder if you might reconsider? Warren (talk) 20:15, 14 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Message to @User:Warren Whyte: :: User:Arado asked here for it to be moved, and I obeyed. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 21:28, 14 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Sorry , i thought it was better to start an article only about a car that has already been unveiled. The M-Class facelift is due probably late only this year,but the Coupe is already unveiled. So when the M-Class facelift is unveiled, the redirect from Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class can be removed and you can write an article on that one. It should be like Mercedes-Benz S-Class (W222) and Mercedes-Benz S-Class (C217), only that in this case, the coupe was unveiled before the SUV facelift. You can move Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class to Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class (W166). We need the codes in order to differentiate between coupe and normal SUV. There cannot be one article for two different cars.--Arado (talk) 21:41, 14 January 2015 (UTC)
  • New move to Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class (W166) request Yes check.svg Done. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 21:50, 14 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:Arado: It's a shame you have made it so complicated. You have ignored common name policy, and no reason why two body shapes could not share an article (as they do in pretty much every other car related article!) The requested move wasn't mentioned in the talk page, so what was the rush? Warren (talk) 22:04, 14 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:Warren Whyte. There was no rush. I apologize for ignoring naming policy and for not mentioning it in the talk page. I should have done it before requesting move. But they are 2 different vehicles, even though very similar (exactly the same situation with BMW X5 and BMW X6. They are technically the same car, but the body is different, but BMW was wise enough not to give them the same name. The fact that the 2 GLE versions use same name makes it only more complicated, that is why i thought it is better to differentiate them by vehicle code. And the W166 GLE is still in prototype testing phase, so does not officially exist yet.--Arado (talk) 22:14, 14 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:Warren Whyte and @User:Arado. For now, we need just one article: Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class. I'd put the W166 details mainly at Mercedes-Benz M-Class#W166 as it is merely a facelift of that car (and thus a rebadge). A brief mention would also be welcome at Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class. Coupe information would be best contained within the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class article. I do not believe generation articles are required at this stage as there has only been one generation. Mercedes-Benz M-Class covers three generations of one model; separate pages are unwarranted given the lack of details noted under each section. OSX (talkcontributions) 02:57, 18 January 2015 (UTC)

deletion of new material without proper justification or attempts at editing it for suitability[edit]

  • Anthony Appleyard why did you delete the Mountain Gate, Arizona page? I did not get a chance copy the material down that I had wrote to improve the article further. Instead all the content is gone. Please send the content back to me as I spent a some time on it. Also, explaining a neighborhood within a community is not new to wikipedia and is done in city articles all the time. If you think it sounds like an add or promotion then you should help me improve it so it only gives factual data instead of just deleting it within hours of me posting it. Please send me back the content of the article if you wish not to help me improve it. Thank you — Preceding unsigned comment added by Reb enfilade (talkcontribs) 16:19, 15 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:Reb enfilade: Reddogsix speedy-delete-tagged it as advertisement, so I deleted it. It is now at Mountain Gate, Arizona. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 17:16, 15 January 2015 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Miscellany for deletion/Draft:MCI Management SA[edit]

  • If a user was asking for the page to be undeleted, why didn't you take it to WP:REFUND or WP:DR instead? Listing it at MFD makes no sense if you want it to be undeleted. Ten Pound Hammer(What did I screw up now?) 17:08, 15 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Thanks for the advice. We live and learn. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 17:11, 15 January 2015 (UTC)

Souni-Zanakia move[edit]

It's run for over a month (since Dec 16), Anthony. Alakzi (talk) 23:06, 15 January 2015 (UTC)
Thanks. Alakzi (talk) 23:16, 15 January 2015 (UTC)

Bahamut (website)[edit]

Hello! You deleted the article Bahamut (website) because it is "not indicate the importance or significance of the subject". The website is ranked 27th in Taiwan in alexa,[bahamut 1] and it's THE largest video game website in Taiwan, even in Chinese language video game industry.[bahamut 2][bahamut 3] Western media might not interested in Chinese websites, however I can't believe it's not important. Regards.--QQWWEE112244111155 (talk) 10:52, 17 January 2015 (UTC)

  1. ^ Alexa. "Global Rank 1,066 Rank in Taiwan 27"
  2. ^ 華義今年主攻手遊 月推1款衝業績. Apple Daily. "台灣最大電玩社群網站-巴哈姆特"
  3. ^ 《Final Fantasy XV》 傳奇技工「席德妮」登場. "《巴哈姆特》是...目前華人區最大的遊戲社群暨資訊網站"

Leo Stolz[edit]

Welcome to Wikipedia! Need a hand?[edit]

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Hello! Anthony Appleyard, I noticed your article was declined at Articles for Creation, and that can be disappointing. If you are wondering or curious about why your article submission was declined please post a question at the Articles for creation help desk. If you have any other questions about your editing experience, we'd love to help you at the Teahouse, a friendly space on Wikipedia where experienced editors lend a hand to help new editors like yourself! See you there! →Enock4seth (talk) 13:48, 17 January 2015 (UTC)

My Wikipedia:Requested moves/Technical requests: Pansexual pride flag[edit]

  • Regarding this, what do you mean "1 WAS ALREADY DONE, DONE 3"? The Pansexual pride flag matter was not "done," and it is still isn't "done." It was a copy-and-paste move that needs to be fixed with a WP:Histmerge, as I explained there. Flyer22 (talk) 19:28, 17 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:Flyer22: Yes check.svg Done Anthony Appleyard (talk) 23:29, 17 January 2015 (UTC)
Thanks. Sorry if I came across as frustrated; I was, but mistakes happen. Flyer22 (talk) 04:07, 18 January 2015 (UTC)

Draft:Kashif Saleem concern[edit]

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User talk:MaranoFan[edit]

  • Hi Anthony. Any reason why you've deleted this user's talk page? --NeilN talk to me 14:18, 20 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:NeilN: At 05:56, 20 January 2015 MaranoFan replaced his talk page's contents by "{{db-user}}", and at 05:56, 20 January 2015 he extended this to "{{db-user|rationale=I am leaving Wikipedia and would like this page deleted too.}}" (I have now undeleted it. He seems to often have deleted messages from his user talk page.) Anthony Appleyard (talk) 14:46, 20 January 2015 (UTC)
    • (edit conflict) Talk pages are not usually deleted without very good reason, even if the editor asks. The user is still editing and is the subject of a SPI. Thank you for the undeletion. --NeilN talk to me 14:51, 20 January 2015 (UTC)



You deleted the "Naturalopy" article 20 minutes into its first draft. I have no qualms about your editorial decision. However, since you have removed the article, please remove all references to "Naturalopy" from Wikipedia. I have 21 books on iTunes and Google Play (google: naturalopy) on the subject. I also own the trademark.

Thank-you. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Trungedm (talkcontribs) 20:14, 20 January 2015 (UTC)

  • At 08:54, 20 January 2015 a user (not me) speedy-delete-tagged it for:-
    1. G3. Pure vandalism and blatant hoaxes
    2. G11. Unambiguous advertising or promotion
    3. A1. No context
    4. A7. No indication of importance (individuals, animals, organizations, web content, events)

I’ve consulted with an attorney and here is the gist of what she said:

1. This is a clear case of cybersquatting or misuse of a trademark.

Using a domain name or trademark with bad faith intent to profit from the goodwill of a trademark belonging to someone else. There is nothing on the page that assists users about the subject, good or bad.

Any future economic loss or loss of goodwill can be attributed to the Anthony Appleyard and Deunanknute and the Wikipedia Foundation. This could be significant since the link is #1 on Bing and #3 on Google.

2. Clear failure of editorial duty by Anthony Appleyard and Deunanknute to review the work in question. It took them 20 minutes to mark the file for deletion. Moreover, no citation, references, or links to support their G3 reason. Just repetitively quoting the G3 criteria.

3. Baiting. Luring users into a page without information about the subject, causing loss of goodwill, time, and confusion to the user.

These are two viable options:

1. Remove all references of “Naturalopy” from Wikipedia so search engines can no longer link to it.

2. Leave the page up, but provide proper critique of the work citing sources, references, and other material, per Wikipedia’s editorial guidelines. If you think the work is garbage, that is perfectly fine. Provide reasons as to why you think so, per Wikipedia’s guidelines.

3. Do nothing. I have always donated to wikipedia in the past when asked, but no more. Furthermore, I will encourage everyone I know through social media and website to never donate to Wikipedia again. When this influence reaches 10,000 or more, I will let your superiors know about it.

Best regards.

04:38, 21 January 2015‎ User:Trungedm


I must have been getting the details for my Admin notice while you posted yours. Thanks for the help. Deunanknute (talk) 07:05, 21 January 2015 (UTC)

History merges[edit]

Afghanistan rename[edit]

  • Did not see a reason for your move of the request to the talk page of that article because a three-week discussion already happened and ended with a majority in favor of the move? Making an official request now at the talk page is highly redundant at this point. EkoGraf (talk) 23:33, 21 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:EkoGraf: Someone put a new move request in Wikipedia:Requested moves/Technical requests about page War in Afghanistan (2001–present), and I felt doubtful about obeying it as uncontroversial, so I transferred it to discussion. The matter centers on whether that war ended in year 2014 (now last year) and a new war started, or whether the same old war continued. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 06:18, 22 January 2015 (UTC)
  • There was a discussion, at the article's talk page, and in the end 11 vs 3 editors agreed based on sources that the war ended. And the opposing editors made no more objections after they were asked if they still had them. Not seeing how its controversial? EkoGraf (talk) 06:55, 22 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:EkoGraf: Oh, the discussion in Talk:War in Afghanistan (2001–present)#The war is over, although this was not a headed discussion listed in Wikipedia:Requested moves. I better let the new discussion run a day or 2 more. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 09:05, 22 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Ok. EkoGraf (talk) 15:58, 22 January 2015 (UTC)


  • You have moved Pegida to PEGIDA but on the talk page of this article/survey re page move to "pegida", there seems to be a consensus for Pegida. JimRenge (talk) 23:48, 21 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:OccultZone: See Talk:PEGIDA#Requested move 22 January 2015. Again I was caught in a running dispute with people submitting a move request both as uncontroversial and as controversial, so I obeyed the last move request, which was a "please put it back where it was" move request, and I also started a move discussion. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 06:09, 22 January 2015 (UTC)
  • George Ho had made this request in good faith, I have no problem if he deemed it non-controversial. OccultZone (TalkContributionsLog) 09:21, 22 January 2015 (UTC)

Universal Congress of Esperanto[edit]

Hi Anthony Appleyard,

Could you move World Congress of Esperanto to Universal Congress of Esperanto? This is the literal translation, as well as the more common term in English (Google Books search results: 1460 for "Universal" title and 869 for "World" title). There is also an unaddressed request on the talk page for the same move. Thanks!

Sonĝanto (talk) 18:48, 22 January 2015 (UTC)

Rv'd this and another move. Normal translation of universala is "world", and that's used by the orgs themselves. Yes, lots of people are mislead by 'false friends', but that's not encyclopedic. — kwami (talk) 23:49, 26 January 2015 (UTC)

Untitled Trivikram Srinivas project[edit]

Thanks for clearing this up after my misjudged move (and someone else's unreliably-sourced move before mine, and the cut-and-paste move someone else did afterwards which I cleared up ... quite a chapter of accidents to add to the basic weirdness of a film due for release next month with no official title as yet!) I'm sorry I created the problem - I should just have reverted the initial move as unsourced. PamD 15:21, 23 January 2015 (UTC)

recreation of Ché Aimee Dorval Page[edit]

re: Ron Burman Wikipedia entry[edit]

Hi Anthony - Filing a request to un-delete the Ron Burman page from the last few months. I will try one more edit and submission - Burman is an important figure in the field of A&R and pertinent to understanding the U.S. business management of Nickelback.... I filed a similar request on the page's Talk but it was deleted nonetheless Scottmcph1999 (talk) 17:55, 24 January 2015 (UTC)

Yung Stet deleted article revised[edit]

  • Hello Anthony, I noticed that you deleted the article about musician [[yung stet]]. I have reviewed the article further and added more to the article.I was also told the article is much better now as well. I have included other notable artists, producers, music networks to the article as well that the artist has worked with. I also noted the major networks the artist material is a part of and etc. When you are able, please take a second look and consider to undelete the article. If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact me. Thanks Topdog2014 (talk) 03:07, 28 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:Topdog2014: Yes check.svg Done see Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Yung Stet. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 06:03, 28 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Thanks Anthony and I also just did some updated edits. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Topdog2014 (talkcontribs) 06:33, 28 January 2015 (UTC)
  • Also will the AFD tab be removed fom the page later or should I just remove it? Topdog2014 (talk) 07:12, 28 January 2015 (UTC)
  • @User:Topdog2014: That the page was speedy-deleted, shows that someone saw grounds for deleting it, as the page was then. If the page now is good quality, it should survive AfD. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 08:26, 28 January 2015 (UTC)