User talk:Looie496

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Inositol Trisphosphate-3 Kinase[edit]

Found in User:Lrdrake/sandbox; would it be something you had an opinion on? Best, -- Sam Sing! 13:54, 20 February 2015 (UTC)

That's quite a nice article, but it looks like an educational assignment at the University of Michigan. If so, it shouldn't really be going through AFC. Anyway, I've asked a couple of questions in the AFC section. Looie496 (talk) 14:39, 20 February 2015 (UTC)
Thanks. -- Sam Sing! 15:00, 20 February 2015 (UTC)


Not related, but what would you do with User:Harald Blautand/sandbox? -- Sam Sing! 14:23, 20 February 2015 (UTC)
That doesn't have the form of a Wikipedia article and the title isn't suitable for an encyclopedia article. This editor needs to learn more about how Wikipedia works. Looie496 (talk) 14:46, 20 February 2015 (UTC)
Yes, could it be incorporated in article you know? -- Sam Sing! 15:00, 20 February 2015 (UTC)
I don't see any reasonable way of using it. That's a throwaway that was creating by somebody blasting out text for five minutes -- you shouldn't feel guilty for rejecting it. Looie496 (talk) 15:06, 20 February 2015 (UTC)

Draft:Momentary editing exercise[edit]

Hi Looie496, thanks for the advice. Do you know how often sandboxes get automatically cleared by the system? Neuralia (talk) 18:49, 26 February 2015 (UTC)

Bioelectronic Medicine[edit]

Hi Looie496, Thank you for taking the time to review my proposed article on Bioelectronic Medicine. I will confess a great level of naïveté when it comes to creating content for wikipedia. That is particularly why I chose to submit the article rather than just posting it directly. I can see now, why you made the comment about the possibility of trying to promote the journal Bioelectronic Medicine, and am more than willing to remove that reference if it makes the article more credible. I am having challenges meeting your suggestions to correct any misused statements which are cited by legitimate sources. I feel as though my cited content is reflective of the message/intent of what the source is conveying - but clearly I've missed the mark. Could I trouble you for specific examples so that I can correct them? Otherwise, please advise the best way to correct the article as I want to make sure that it is stellar.

Thank you.

MedResearchSF (talk) 19:59, 5 March 2015 (UTC)MedResearchSF

3-22-15 Hi again Looie,496. I'm trying to get this article cleaned up so that it can be posted. My challenge is that I don't know specifically what you want changed/updated. I've had several scientists review for accuracy and they have not suggested any changes (some are even authors of the referenced works.) Could you please let me know the best way to proceed?

Thanks, MedResearchSF (talk)MedResearchSF — Preceding undated comment added 16:51, 22 March 2015 (UTC)

The article is so far from usable that I don't see a clear path to fixing it. The problems include (1) the article is not written in encyclopedic style; (2) many statements are loose or incorrect; (3) many of the sources are primary research articles, and therefore not compatible with WP:MEDRS; (4) the article functions as a covert advertisement for an unproven treatment, namely vagus nerve stimulation. If you would like a "second opinion", feel free to post a request at WT:MED for other editors to look at the draft. Looie496 (talk) 13:41, 23 March 2015 (UTC)


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Thank you, Whatamidoing (WMF) (talk) 15:56, 26 March 2015 (UTC)