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A new reference tool[edit]

Hello Books & Bytes subscribers. There is a new Visual Editor reference feature in development called Citoid. It is designed to "auto-fill" references using a URL or DOI. We would really appreciate you testing whether TWL partners' references work in Citoid. Sharing your results will help the developers fix bugs and improve the system. If you have a few minutes, please visit the testing page for simple instructions on how to try this new tool. Regards, MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 18:47, 10 April 2015 (UTC)

A problem shared is a problem halved......[edit]

Hey Jim, Frigatebird is just languishing.....wanna collaborate and punt it over the GA/FA line? Also asked Anna Frodesiak (talk · contribs), who's made some nice bird lists like on some articles Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 22:10, 8 May 2015 (UTC)

TFA, Common starling[edit]

Jim, I scheduled this for 17 May, but a late date-relevant request means that I'm changing the bird until 28th. I hope this doesn't discommode you much. Brianboulton (talk) 22:19, 10 May 2015 (UTC)

Not a problem for me, Brian, as long as Cwmhiraeth has no objections Jimfbleak - talk to me? 16:26, 11 May 2015 (UTC)

Page Deletion[edit]

Andrea.galupo2015 (talk) 06:38, 26 May 2015 (UTC) jimfbleak...if my article ATC healthcare international corporation could not be approved to be post, can i request you to create an article about it?thank you...

Content on Sandbox[edit]

Hello Jim

Kindly review the content on my sandbox and advice whether it is okay for it to go live on Wikipedia.


Smuhavi (talk) 10:13, 19 May 2015 (UTC)

Genis Deletion a Mystery[edit]

Text moved here Jimfbleak - talk to me? 06:02, 24 May 2015 (UTC) Hi Jim! Thanks for getting back to me... you are certainly correct that the page you commented on was a terrible article- I don't really know how to write one. I just hoped that I could get the old one back up; it wasn't the most extensive, but it sure had a lot more stuff than a lot of other stubs I've seen. The list I dumped- sorry, I found it in a draft and cut and pasted it. There's just something weird about this whole thing; I guess I wasn't that helpful with my amateur efforts, but the website for Daniel Genis has everything up in compelling and orderly fashion. It turns out NPR has featured him Genis twice. The first time was over an article, but the second was Terry Gross doing an hour about his life... then there are a bunch of profiles and interviews, and also more in other languages. Definitely Russian and German, but others too. He was Rookie of the year at Deadspin and Employee of the Month at Vice... and he published all that work, in only a year after getting out. There is a reason this guy goes to parties with Lady Gaga- Did you notice one thing called Bibliographile? That is where big deals are announced, like when Penguin bought a memoir from Genis. It's described on his site, but the number isn't. Don't print this, but you only get in Bibliographile for deals over a hundred grand. So he writes for Newsweek and has a column in Vice and National Public Radio thinks he's ok- what's up?

Well, I just saw it. Some cat called Huon and Genis himself had an interaction. Huon says his friends write about him, and then something about mineral water that did not make sense to me. But then it did. Halberstadt, the New Yorker guy, interviewed him for his profile over dinner, and Huon calls this friends or conflict of interest? This guy must be from the deep provinces, because he is an idiot. That is how profiles are written... There is some weird personal element going on here. I don't know how to do this, but if you have the inclination, would you ask some independent authority to look over this? I think the fishy character here is Huon, personally. He repeatedly says self-promotional;, but why? I don't see how, mostly it's just a list of publications.... Burton1978 (talk) 17:43, 30 May 2015 (UTC)Burton1978

Hi Jim, I'm responding to "Huon is an administrator with 32,000 edits here, so I think he knows what he's doing. He could have deleted your article himself, but he tagged it instead so that another pair of eyes saw it first. Remember to be WP:Civil too. Sources that are editable by their subject are not independent, and interviews fall into the same category, since the interview report is often just the writer regurgitating what the interviewee said, which is often self-promotional an obviously not independent. Thanks for your thoughts and I understand that Huon is in effect a colleague of yours, so civil I shall be, though civil has not quite been the tone throughout this mess. Also, I feel like you are assuming that I am Daniel Genis; while you are correct to note that I share goals and interests with the author, I know him best through his work, which is often filed through here. However, I am also not his friend, family member, editor, agent or publicist. By profession I am a talent scout and intimately know the ups and downs of city's publishing world. He heeded a lot of help when he first go out to guide his raw talent, having been on 'vacation' for ten years and ignorant of many things digital. The biggest personal role I played in this debacle was to tell him that he is not allowed to write an entry about himself, which surprised him because all of his peers (not on parole) had. So by your rules I could have written an entry, but do not really know how. And he would not waste the time, though he answers every fan's letter with care on most afternoons in the room I'm in now. I understand the Huon is wikipedia experienced with 32,000 entries, but that means little to someone with 2 million readers. Genis has both survived knife fights and carved out a place for himself in our industry. I must add that this industry is what Huon marginally approaches as a hobby, while Genis gets paid a dollar a word to do. I have never published a dirty joke, while Genis has done more in a year than many get printed in their lifetime. So in this case, Huon is inexplicably fighting... well, in fact, it's kind of an open secret about what's happened with the life right options... Everyone who matters in the city knows, but Huon couldn't possibly, and that is about to put him into a ridiculous position. I am sorry, even though you have been generous with your time, but I cannot disclose what would immediately want to make Huon destroy any evidence of ever having fought a man who made it through a decade of prison to become a writer on the question of his notability. Tomorrow is Sunday and I will not see Genis, but I can ask on Monday if he would like to communicate, or for me to communicate, with you in private. There is nothing like the movies to make America care about someone, even if they committed a major crime. Genis has enough fans (me included; no felon before has made me laugh and cry) that someone will continue to agitate this question, but in less than a year it will be unquestionably settled in favor of notability, and a year after that will make simply printing the things Huon has argued end his administrator's career. Previously I could only have vouched for the first part, having assembled the recommendation list for European publishers to buy translation right for. But that was basically described in Biliograph, which is our scorecard without the numbers. Just consider the roles of other rights... I can't talk around this and you have no reason to believe me. I also can't write an article.. But this campaign against Genis self promotion, in the 'private sector'... let's say, my job. If I were Huon I would not just be fired but never work in media by Spring of 2017. And it would be over something oddly personal. Genis doesn't care, though he really did about two weeks ago. And he will forget Huon by then. But his readers will not. Those write nasty comments in foreign publications get noticed by the hardcore fan-club. You seem intelligent... google it all yourself. You are Scottish? A Charles Stross called here last week, though we could only direct him to the agency. Is he notable? Ah, I am done here. I have tried very hard. Good luck sire, Burton1978 (talk) 08:02, 31 May 2015 (UTC)Burton1978

European Forum of Deposit Insurers[edit]

Thanks for your kind feedback on the draft. I will rework the article and try again. BestTimmrotter (talk) 12:41, 23 May 2015 (UTC)

Speedy deletion of Bosman Family Vineyards[edit]

Hi Jim. I'd like to start from scratch on an entry for Bosman Family Vineyards. Would you provide me with the deleted text, please? OnemanIan (talk) 06:25, 25 May 2015 (UTC)

Thanks! OnemanIan (talk) 05:32, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

Deletion Draft:Janis Barzdins[edit]

Hi Jim, please reinstate the above article. It only listed the key biographical facts, which can be no different than the bio page from the employers website. A stub on this person is important as it will maintain the link between the contributions of Bardzins to different areas of computer science, complexity theory and mathematics. I have copied the list of key publications from Barzdins university page. If the list of citations is deemed to be copyrighted information by wikipedia, feel free to delete it. It is important that the key biographical details, the area of research and the current university are shown on wikipedia. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 03:54, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

I've replied on your talk page Jimfbleak - talk to me? 05:50, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

-- Hi Jim,

yes, please send me the deleted code of the bio section. I will restart the article. I will also setup a permanent login someday: (talk) 02:14, 29 May 2015 (UTC) my talk page

Hello Jimfbleak,

Could you please help me why page was deleted? There was no content promotion. Neither I used any self promotional external links that benefits me. Those are just reference links I have used, Kindly reply for the reason because I mapped content but didn't see any promotional things, that's why I updated on wikipedia.

--Varunnegi.singh (talk) 06:23, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

Puget Sound fish monitored for contaminants[edit]

Hello Jimfbleak

Thanks for your attention at Category:Candidates for speedy deletion. Wikipedia appreciates your help for patrolling new pages as well. However, I'm aware that you recently tagged the above article for deletion per WP:CSD#A7. I'm puzzle as to why the page is eligible for that criterion. Why do you feel that A7 applies? Thanks! Wikigyt@lk to M£ 06:36, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

Thanks Jimfbleak,

But I am still working on my page, and removing the promotional content that is not being considered. Can you help me to verify the second resource I have used as a reference from cricketarchieve. cricketarchieve has a wikipedia account also. How will that be verifiable to represent my information with that reference link?

--Varunnegi.singh (talk) 06:23, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

Hi Jim[edit]

Hello Jim, I hope you are good there. I jsut have one request, can you please semi-protect my userpage ? Best Regards --A.Minkowiski _Lets t@lk 08:41, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

A. Minkowiski, done Jimfbleak - talk to me? 14:03, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

User: Rucha karve[edit]

Can you take a look at this user? It seems to me Rucha karve (talk · contribs) is probably a sock of blocked user Gautam Karve (talk · contribs). Babitaarora (talk/contribs) 08:54, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

Babitaarora, Yunshui got there first, thanks Jimfbleak - talk to me? 14:06, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

Thanks Jimfbleak,

So, Should I remove those links? If you want that I don't use those links, It's ok. I am removing those links like I have used site link and google+ link (External Links). Will that be good for me? --Varunnegi.singh (talk) 06:23, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

Khan Noor Muhammad Khan[edit]

Khan Noor Muhammad Khan was a well known personality in education circles of Punjab Pakistan who not only served regular education in Punjab in different capacities like Inspector of schools Lahore division and then Director of education Punjab but also initiated department of special education in Punjab before him there was no such department in Punjab and he was the first director of special education Punjab who set up a large net work of vocational institutes and schools for blind and mentally retarded people in the province. there are many other services for general public and government of Punjab under his belt. the city government of Faisalabad has named a busy avenue in the city in his name as "Khan noor Muhammad khan Avenue" in recognition of his services for the country. I hope this humble introduction of him will not stand him in the deletion list of Wikipedia. you will agree here with me that references of or any other social website are self generated but the services of a man speak by itself

Need Help[edit]

Hi Jim, thanks for protecting my userpage. I need bit of your help, I have created an article Neroon Kot Model United Nations and uploaded its Logo here. It was tagged for deletion that the logo is not being used in any article. Now I have added this logo to an article. Please do have a look on article with its logo and resolve an issue. Thanks anyway A.Minkowiski _Lets t@lk 07:12, 27 May 2015 (UTC)

A. Minkowiski, I've removed that tag. Another editor has uploaded a smaller version, so the older one will be deleted, but that's in accourdance with FU policy Jimfbleak - talk to me? 12:50, 27 May 2015 (UTC)
Thanks, yes I noticed that smaller version of logo has been uploaded by another editor, that seems to be good one. Is everything fine now with latest version of logo ? A.Minkowiski _Lets t@lk 13:30, 27 May 2015 (UTC)
A. Minkowiski, I'm not an expert on FU, but I can't see anything obvious Jimfbleak - talk to me? 14:08, 27 May 2015 (UTC)
Thanks... --A.Minkowiski _Lets t@lk 18:08, 27 May 2015 (UTC)
OMG , I just realized now that I cleared almost whole content here from your talkpage while I was replying you. It was really inadvertent edit. Just because I was texting you through my iPad. Sorry again --A.Minkowiski _Lets t@lk 18:17, 27 May 2015 (UTC)
A. Minkowiski, no problem. I realised what had happened, no harm done Jimfbleak - talk to me? 05:34, 29 May 2015 (UTC)

Magnificent frigatebird[edit]

Jim, I would like to check a paragraph describing the magnificent frigatebird and add a reference in the frigatebird article. It would be great if you would send me the text of the HBW article on the magnificent frigatebird. Many thanks. Aa77zz (talk) 07:24, 27 May 2015 (UTC)

Varun Negi[edit]

Hello Jimbleak,

I have created the wiki page content in my sandbox. Will you please have a look over it and suggest what to do now? Please reply?

--Varunnegi.singh (talk) 06:23, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

Thank you Jimbleak for the help.

Great to see amendment on my content. Could you please now suggest is it worth submitting or not? May I be allowed to live this content? --Varunnegi.singh (talk) 06:23, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

A great thank to you. I am going to update it as live. Let's see what will be done with this article. --Varunnegi.singh (talk) 06:23, 26 May 2015 (UTC)


{{tl|Help me} just want to ask how can i post my article..?thanks Andrea.galupo2015 (talk) 03:37, 28 May 2015 (UTC)

Hi Andrea. When you post to someone's talk page they are automatically informed about that by the Echo notification system. The helpme template is for drawing people who monitor the category that helpme places the page it is posted on to it (like me right now, drawn here by your use of it). In other words, there is no utility to posting it when you are asking a question of a specific user, as you did here, and they will be informed directly. That being said, the draft you are talking about has just been deleted by me as a copyright violation, as you copied and pasted the content from the subject's website. Please don't do this again. That content was also wholly unsuitable (as the content of most websites of company's speaking about themselves usually are) because it was blatantly promotional. Best regards--Fuhghettaboutit (talk) 04:33, 28 May 2015 (UTC)
Hi, Andrea.galupo2015, Fuhghettaboutit has effectively answered your question (thanks for that, Fuhghettaboutit). I'll have a look and post any further guidance on (your talk page) Jimfbleak - talk to me? 05:29, 28 May 2015 (UTC)

Table captions[edit]

I was just following what it says in the MoS. Curly Turkey ¡gobble! 06:26, 28 May 2015 (UTC)

Suspected sock of user:MeditraIndia[edit]

Hi Jim, if you have time, could you take a quick look at Meditra (talk · contribs). Babitaarora (talk/contribs) 07:18, 28 May 2015 (UTC)

Deletion of the page - The Bombay Store[edit]

Hi Jim,

A page by the name - The Bombay Store was deleted by you on 24th February 2014. Would like to know the reason for this deletion and how i can change the article to get it published. This is the article link - <ref></ref>

Komya 23 (talk) 09:28, 28 May 2015 (UTC)Komya_23


Hi Jim, If you have time, please do have a look at this article. The company may be notable due to software contributions, but heavily depends upon primary and self published sources about company and members itself like [1] , [2] , [3]. I've tagged it for proposed reasons, so user might get an idea. --A.Minkowiski _Lets t@lk 14:22, 28 May 2015 (UTC)

A. Minkowiski, it's obviously written by someone who knows the ropes; not overtly spammy and with refs, although I agree that not all are as RS as they might be. I'm not convinced that the company is sufficiently notable, and I've given a nudge here
That's good..., and one more thing Sir, you missed to place your signature there--A.Minkowiski _Lets t@lk 15:42, 28 May 2015 (UTC)
A. Minkowiski, oops, newbie error... Jimfbleak - talk to me? 17:57, 28 May 2015 (UTC)

Additional Wiki links and Edited references[edit]


I have added wikilinks and added reflist. Please review and advise Smuhavi (talk) 09:28, 29 May 2015 (UTC)

KTDA Article edits[edit]

Thanks for the feedback.

let me know which texts need referencing. I will also go back later with a fresh eye to check out what I may have left out.

Why is the article written in US English when British English is normal in Kenya and the rest of East Africa?

I guess my computer is programmed in US English. The text will still be understandable to most Kenyans. (talk) 11:56, 29 May 2015 (UTC)

China Aid Page speed deleted[edit]

Hi Jimfbleak! I created and edited China Aid page. I copied directly from because I asked the company and is confirmed that the company's information on this page is not copy right protected and they are fine with it. Will that be fine?


The Signpost: 27 May 2015[edit]

Do you think this could be featured?[edit]

Hi, you GA reviwed Mascarene grey parakeet some years ago, but I never nominated it for FAC, since I felt it was too short. Since then, I've added a few things, and I was wondering whether it could warrant a nomination anyway? FunkMonk (talk) 06:38, 31 May 2015 (UTC)

Rose Weiss[edit]

Hi Jim, I see you deleted my entry for Rose Weiss. I had used the Jewish Museum as the reference for the material. Please, explain a bit more as to why the page was deleted so that I can understand why the reference was not accepted. Maybe I had to use a particular formatting for the reference? Thank you. Christine Sobeiam (talk) 09:16, 1 June 2015 (UTC)

Jim, Thank you for your response. I will find references and I believe I understand your point. Instead of colloquial references to her myriad achievements, I should be more specific. Thank you again. Sobeiam (talk) 18:58, 1 June 2015 (UTC)