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Speedy deletion nomination of Brollos
Hello Qxukhgiels. Thanks for patrolling new pages – it's a very important task! I'm just letting you know, however, that you shouldn't tag pages as lacking context (CSD A1), or content (CSD A3), moments after they are created, as you did at Brollos. It's best to wait at least 10–15 minutes for more content to be added if the page is very short, and the articles should not be marked as patrolled. Tagging such pages in a very short space of time may drive away well-meaning contributors, which is not good for Wikipedia. Attack pages (G10), blatant nonsense (G1), copyright violations (G12) and pure vandalism/blatant hoaxes (G3) should of course be tagged and deleted immediately. Thanks. The Big Bad Wolfowitz (aka Hullaballoo) (talk) 19:49, 18 December 2014 (UTC)
- True, but the user should draft in their own userspace- I've notified them about that. Qxukhgiels (talk) 19:50, 18 December 2014 (UTC)
- That may be your opinion, but it's not policy- or guideline-based. On the other hand, this is part of the speedy deletion policy: Consensus has developed that in most cases articles should not be tagged for deletion under this criterion moments after creation as the creator may be actively working on the content; though there is no set time requirement, a ten-minute delay before tagging under this criterion is suggested as good practice. Please do not mark the page as patrolled prior to that suitable delay passing, so that the wait does not result in the article escaping review at a later time. The Big Bad Wolfowitz (aka Hullaballoo) (talk)
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