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hello k6ka, i am a new user and i didnt know that you had to include a source. i just wanted to edit one of the pages and talk about something i knew. also i dont know how to include a source — Preceding unsigned comment added by Massimodaul22 (talkcontribs) 22:43, 15 April 2015 (UTC)

@Massimodaul22: To insert a citation, see this page. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 23:14, 15 April 2015 (UTC)

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Fixed Thanks! A few more reports and I'll give you some yummy robot oil! --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 01:05, 16 April 2015 (UTC)

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The Signpost: 15 April 2015[edit]


Hello K6ka, These photos I deleted this page, these images of people who have hair and are not skinheads, so please I ask deleting these pictures that are not skinheads and women in the picture, they have long hair so they sure do not shaven-headed so please will delete these photos , thanks. --| am Galanonymus Talk to me! See what I have done 20:32, 18 april 2015 (UTC)

@Galanonymus: If you read the article, it says that "most male skinheads" shaved their heads, but "most" doesn't mean "all". Also, women, as the article states, do not entirely shave their heads. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 22:39, 18 April 2015 (UTC)


In ventura superior court, on April 7, 2015, Ms. Lerman was officially divorced and reverted back to her maiden name. The case number, available online at under The Family Law case status shows this. The case number is D352052. Please change the article accordingly. Thank you (talk) 00:43, 19 April 2015 (UTC)a friend

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Untitled 2[edit]

I think it is possible. The artist in question, the group Bad Unkl Sista has been photographed and had their photograph published in Wikipedia specifically, their performance art at burningman. So I feel it is a legitimate addition to the discussion. If one was to choose to google this group, one would instantly be exposed to the community of performance art in the Bay Area. New York City is not the only important US city in the world of performance art. So, the current premiere performance artist of the bay, who has been active for nearly twenty years does seem to have a valid place in this list. I think the picture related to the event that caught the attention of rolling stone magazine is a worthwhile contribution. People who are interested in the topic would not be misguided by seeing a currently active, prolific name referenced in the Wikipedia list of performance artists. There is no strict criteria that a Wikipedia article must exist. Many lists on Wikipedia include references with both active and no active links. To exclude all references that are not linked to a Wikipedia article is a strategy that suggest Wikipedia alone has the power to define a topic. Yet, that is not wikipedias goal. Miss terese, thank you.— Preceding unsigned comment added by Missterese (talkcontribs) 20:29, April 20, 2015‎

@Missterese: Please see our notability policy and, to check if the subject is notable enough, see the article wizard to test it. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 21:02, 20 April 2015 (UTC)

actually, in reference to notability, in specifically discerns that being included in a list such as the one we are discussing does not require the fulfillment of specifications for notability regarding the creation of an article. In fact, the only requirements to be included on such a list is that there is enough information available to verify the existence of the subject being mentioned. The notability guidelines you are applying are meant to be applied to whether or not an article should be written. I have no doubt the subject could easily qualify for an article, however that is completely unrelated to the inclusion of the subject on a list such as this. Fame is not required either. A large body of work and the activity surrounding the work is enough to be included on the list. Could you please tell me how this performance artist troupe does not meet the said requirement of notability that pertains to inclusion on a list. I understand if we were discussing notability regarding an article that I would need to support my side with much more evidence, but I'm not creating an article. The troupe exists, is very active and publicly included in the arts culture of a major US city. A regular performer at the largest museums and festivals in SF and the surrounding area, a producer of performance artist events and installations, literally thousands of performances over more than a decade, this troupe fits the criteria of notability required to be included on a list. How does it not fit the criteria? And again, referencing requirements of notability to have an article written about the subject is not a valid argument for keeping the subject from a list about performance artists. Miss terese. Thank you. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Missterese (talkcontribs) 21:57, 20 April 2015 (UTC)

Before we include it on a list we create an article about it. Wikipedia lists point to notable entries that have an article about them already. See WP:YFA. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 22:12, 20 April 2015 (UTC)

Again, you are referencing the creation of articles. Please read notability guidelines regarding article content and lists. The content of the list does not require notability guidelines. The creation of an article and the creation of a list must meet the requirements, but the actual content only requires a verifiable amount of independent information be available. If you bothered to google the subject, you would see an abundance of independent information that is available to substantiate inclusion on the list and in an article about performance artists. The criteria applied to article creation/retention are not the same as those applied to article content. This is taken from notability guidelines. The notability guidelines do not apply to article or list content (with the exception that some lists restrict inclusion to notable items or people). The list I have added the subject to is not one that has that restriction. If you were to add that restriction at this point I would wonder why because if you bothered to research this topic and in particular the subject of Bad Unkl Sista you would realize that there is no reason to exclude this group based on notability requirements. Furthermore, wikipedias own guidelines states a very different criteria for the subjects of lists verses the creation of an article. Again, you point me to references describing guidelines for article creation. There are totally different guidelines for subjects to be included in lists. Please note the difference in your response because you appear not to be discerning the two distinct criteria and thus basing your actions on a false premise. I am new to editing Wikipedia but I am not new to Wikipedia at all. So, if this is your version of hazing, it is not appreciated and has no place. Again, please make reference to guidelines that are for the situation at hand: Notability and Lists. You can not apply guidelines of notability for article creation to my edit because I did not attempt to create an article. I know you know this so please do not persist to base your objections on the erroneous connection you have made. Miss terese. Thank you. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Missterese (talkcontribs) 22:44, 20 April 2015 (UTC)

In many cases, if lists included people who don't and shouldn't have their own articles, they'd become arbitrarily long. Others seem to believe that List of performance artists is one such list; it has its inclusion criteria spelt out in an all-caps HTML comment (which should probably be changed for clarity to say "please do not add the names of people without articles" or some such). Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Lists#List naming requires that inclusion criteria be spelled out in the lead section, but I can't tell what position it takes on doing so by means of HTML comments. See also list selection criteria. ekips39talk 23:37, 20 April 2015 (UTC)


This is my doppelganger account. Yes, it really was created by me. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 22:23, 20 April 2015 (UTC)

Name Change Request Denied[edit]

Hi replied to your denial of my username change request - on the change request page, hopefully the right place? CreateSomethingAmazing (talk) 12:03, 22 April 2015 (UTC)

@CreateSomethingAmazing: Sorry, but I'm not exactly sure what your question is. Could you please rephrase your question/statement/comment? --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 13:56, 22 April 2015 (UTC)
@K6ka: On the simple name change request page, you denied my request as there's a website of the same name and you were worried about promotion, however the website is not mine and I raise the question about the millions of websites that probably match usernames etc. Anyway I chose DKGPhoto as my initials are DKG and I like photography, however if it is still an issue I'll think of something else. CreateSomethingAmazing (talk) 18:32, 22 April 2015 (UTC)
@CreateSomethingAmazing: To be clear, I didn't decline your request, since I'm only a clerk and I don't have the authority to close or execute requests. It is Wikipedia policy, however, that usernames not be the names of websites, companies, or groups, even if the user behind the account is not affiliated with those websites/companies (see WP:GROUPNAME). Therefore I would advise you to suggest a new name and add it at your request on WP:CHUS. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 19:25, 22 April 2015 (UTC)
@K6ka: Roger that - thinking cap on CreateSomethingAmazing (talk) 19:27, 22 April 2015 (UTC)

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