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St Peter's College, Auckland[edit]

I see that you have expanded the Notable former Staff section of this article, yet many of the entries are simply the name of an individual. Please add information that makes these individuals noteable. Within Wikipedia ...

Notability is not an opinion, it is based on facts and a set of Wikipedia policies. A topic is notable if it has been the subject of multiple, non-trivial, reliable published works, whose sources are independent of the subject itself. Enforcing notability criteria for articles is important, and ensures that articles meet core criteria such as verifiability and no original research.

I can understand that you, as an alumnus, believe that all of these individuals are noteable, and if they are, the Wikipedia community would appreciate you providing supporting information. If they are not, would you please consider removing them. Thank you. Truthanado 01:56, 10 May 2007 (UTC)

Hi there! Just wanted to say thanks for the compliment of 'tidied the article up' you said on your userpage. You must have worked countless hours on that article, and I've been trying to help out. Once again, thanks! jj137Talk 20:44, 13 August 2007 (UTC)

Barnstar[edit]

Hi Rick,

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I hereby award this Original Barnstar for your ongoing and tireless work on the St Peter's College, Auckland article. Well done! Rob Lindsey 05:28, 5 June 2007 (UTC)
  • Even though the article may well need to be trimmed down at some point to meet some of Wikipedia's more stringent guidelines, you've done a huge amount of work that no one else seems to have noticed. Except for me! Keep it up. Rob Lindsey 05:28, 5 June 2007 (UTC)

P.S. I've never given a Barnstar before, which goes to show that I reckon you've earned it!


Thanks[edit]

Thanks For adding the extra paragraph on St Peters college Houses that I started . Damian R Thomson

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John Paul College[edit]

We have an existing article at John Paul College (New Zealand), and since that has more history I've suggested we merge the new article you've started at John Paul College, Rotorua into it, even though your article is already much better developed. I'm not going to object to a merge in the other direction though. If you make the merge yourself, use an edit summary such as "merged from John Paul College, Rotorua", and change the other article to a redirect.-gadfium 06:34, 6 September 2007 (UTC)

Daughters of Our Lady of Compassion[edit]

Hello. Please do not create articles on groups that do not indicate why they are notable as per our guideline WP:N, or they may be speedily deleted. Thanks, Sandstein 07:33, 9 October 2007 (UTC)

An article which you started, or significantly expanded, Outhwaite Family, Auckland, was selected for DYK![edit]

Updated DYK query On October 10, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Outhwaite Family, Auckland, which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.

Thanks for your contributions! Nishkid64 (talk) 23:39, 10 October 2007 (UTC)

Mt Eden prisons[edit]

Could you please have a look here?. I am trying to link the reference you gave with the Herald database, which usually keeps all the articles of recent years online, freely accessible. But I had trouble getting the information you referenced with that ref. Please understand that I am not trying to get the info or the ref deleted - I am just curious, as to the what and why. Ingolfson 09:16, 20 October 2007 (UTC)

I have an extract from the hard copy of the New Zealand Herald, Friday , June 15, 2007, Section A, page 2, "GO-ahead for new Mt eden jail, by Elizabeth Binning (police reporter). Sorry, I don't know about internet versions. I have access to Knowledge Basket newstext and will check there when I get time. How else can I help?? Rick570 21.56, 21 october 2007(UTC)

Its fine - I'm quite willing to trust you that you cited the information correctly. Just because something isn't online does not invalidate a reference. If you want to go the distance, maybe hunt down an additional reference for the riots which *is* online. Ingolfson 00:34, 21 October 2007 (UTC)
[1] would appear to be a very good reference.-gadfium 00:42, 21 October 2007 (UTC)

Thanks as ever Gadfium. You are always so helpful. The old 1966 Encyclopedia of New Zealand is a great reference work, and it is very good that it is on line. I will add the reference in where appropriate when I get the time. Rick570 21.00, 23 october 2007(UTC)

AfD nomination of Assumption College, Warwick[edit]

I have nominated Assumption College, Warwick, an article you created, for deletion. I do not feel that this article satisfies Wikipedia's criteria for inclusion, and have explained why at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Assumption College, Warwick. Your opinions on the matter are welcome at that same discussion page; also, you are welcome to edit the article to address these concerns. Thank you for your time. Ten Pound Hammer and his otters(Broken clamshellsOtter chirps) 15:53, 5 March 2008 (UTC)

Saint Mary's College Auckland[edit]

Do you know anything about a 1931 disappearance of a student at this school? A new editor added a paragraph about it, which I trimmed back to remove speculation, but I haven't been able to find any mention of this online.-gadfium 08:14, 13 August 2008 (UTC)

Hi gadfium. When I get time, I will check about the alleged 1931 "disappearance" and get a reference. But such an incident does seem to be far too specific for the article as it is at the moment. We will see. Rick570 (talk) 20:42, 13 August 2008 (UTC)

Auckland Grammar School[edit]

Could I possibley enquire about this change - [2]? The ref you've provided doesn't back that up first of all.. but I thought i'd run it by you as you seem a little mature for that sort of thing. Thank you, MattWT (talk) 06:22, 29 August 2008 (UTC)

Judging by your contributions, it seems like you're trying to promote you're old school. Either stop, or provide references to the facts you've added. MattWT (talk) 06:25, 29 August 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for your questioning my amendment to the page on Auckland Grammar School. You were correct that a level of contribution of $1,300 p.a. at St Peter's College could not easily be verified from the reference I had given. The fee level is buried in a pdf form in the St Peter's College web page. I should have provided a more specific reference. I am sorry I did not give the matter more attention at the time. I have found the appropriate and very specific link for the attendance dues of St Peter's College (which I now realise are considerably in excess of $1,300 pa (I was working from outdated information) - so, again, I am indeed very grateful to you for questioning that figure!)). I have now amended the Auckland Grammar School page accordingly. The amendment I have made is of course completely relevant to the discussion on parental financial contributions- especially since the schools are neighbours and have interacted very closely over the years (see several relevant references in the St Peter's College page). Thanks very much for your help.Rick570 (talk) 03:22, 30 October 2008 (UTC)

Auckland secondary schools[edit]

I noticed that you recently added a list of the local general secondary schools, and Catholic ones, to many Auckland suburb articles. Do you have a source for this information, e.g a list of school zones, or a directory of school bus routes? I think simply using a map to determine the closest schools is not adequate.

You may have seen that I'm adding information about the schools in each suburb or town throughout New Zealand, and have recently started on the Rodney District. My most recent is Dairy Flat, and I found a source giving the secondary schools which students go to after finishing at Dairy Flat school, which is substantially different from the information which you have provided.-gadfium 03:10, 3 September 2008 (UTC)

Hi Gadfium, I found the location of the schools from a commercial map, but obviously did not pay close enough attention to Dairy Flat. I can see that the schools relevant to Dairy Flat are probably Orewa College and Kingsway school (a state integrated composite year 1-15 school at Orewa). Also possibly Long Bay College and Whangaparoa College. The relevant Catholic State integrated schools are probably Carmel College, Rosmini College and Hato Petera College. Perhaps you could update the wiki page. No I did not know that you were engaged in such a painstaking project. I will consult you on such issues in the future. Thank you very much for your helpfulness and good sense over the last two years. Rick570 (talk) 04:11, 4 September 2008 (UTC)

Auckland Meetup - 11 October 2008 1pm[edit]

Sorry this is a bit late. You are invited to Auckland Meetup 4 on the afternoon of Saturday 11 October 2008 at Galbraiths in Mt Eden. Please see Wikipedia:Meetup/Auckland 4 for details. You can also watch Wikipedia:Meetup/Auckland to be informed of future NZ meetups. Sending this invite hoping you are in Auckland, are free, interested and able to attend. Just show up if you can. Linnah (talk) 12:36, 10 October 2008 (UTC)

Megalists[edit]

Rick, while I can't find the exact policy page right now, that's definitely out of bounds. If people aren't notable enough for their own articles, they generally shouldn't be in someone else's.

Also, you wikilinked Boxing from the name of a school boxing coach. That's definitely not done here.

And please be careful about tossing around accusations of "vandalism" - that's a violation of WP:Assume good faith and WP:No personal attacks.--SarekOfVulcan (talk) 21:37, 20 February 2009 (UTC)

AfD nomination of List of prize-winners at St Peter's College, Auckland[edit]

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A suggestion[edit]

Would you like to set up your own copy of MediaWiki so that you can have a wiki dedicated entirely to St Peter's? It's free. DS (talk) 18:42, 2 March 2009 (UTC)

Reo Maohi Translation[edit]

Hi Rick,

I would like to ask you, which translator helped you translate this article into the Tahitian language? Can you email me his/her email address? (Because I am currently looking for a Tahitian translator to help me translate one of my articles into Tahitian).

My email address is: philip.brendan[at]gmail.com

(If that person can give me a free Tahitian translation for my article, then I would be willing to help you translate your "Saint Peter's College" article into the Minnan language.) --A-eng (talk) 22:30, 3 March 2009 (UTC)

New articles on schools[edit]

You're doing nice work with articles on Catholic schools in New Zealand. However, when you create such articles, please check with the List of schools in New Zealand subpages for existing articles. You appear to have missed that we already had an article on Sacred Heart Girls' College, Hamilton. Also, if there is no existing article, and you prefer to use a different name from the one I've chosen to use in the list articles, that's fine, but please create a redirect from the name in the list to the name you've chosen, or else change the name in the list.-gadfium 05:18, 19 March 2009 (UTC)

List of alumni of St Peter's College, Auckland[edit]

I see you have added a link to one of your user subpages in this article. It is generally not thought of as correct to link to userspace from articles, if you wish to create a seperate article or section on the list, that would be fine. There isn't a policy for not linking to userspace, however there are several reasons for it (see Reference Desk Archive). I would like to thank you for your contribution however. Blacksmith (talk) 23:09, 15 September 2009 (UTC)

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Unreferenced BLPs[edit]

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Stephen A. Parke[edit]

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Martin Reyners[edit]

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Patrick Moran[edit]

Hi Rick, I did some cleanup to Patrick Moran (bishop) when I noticed that you are using ibid for additional uses of the same citation. This is an extremely bad idea because when another editor adds a different inline citation, the following ibids now refer to the new reference. Just avoid them completely and keep then for publications that do not changes over time like a Wikipedia article can. If you have ibids elsewhere I suggest you change them. I also linked directly to the biography pages URLs instead of to the base URL. Hope that helps. Cheers ww2censor (talk) 00:35, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

Auckland Meetup 5 on 9 May 2010[edit]

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Speedy deletion nomination of Denzil Meuli[edit]

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Articles for deletion nomination of Richard J H Matthews[edit]

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Articles for deletion nomination of Peter Musson[edit]

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Catagory:Former students of Liston College[edit]

Hi Rick. I've nominated this page for speedy deletion as a {{db-test}} page. There is a typo in the title (Catagory). I suggest you to create and populate Category:Liston College alumni. Thank you for your understanding. --Vejvančický (talk | contribs) 06:53, 8 July 2010 (UTC)

I've deleted it as an obvious typo - "a" instead of "e" in the name.-gadfium 07:06, 8 July 2010 (UTC)

slow down[edit]

I'm seeing a lot of speedy deletion and AFD nomination notices on your talk page. Some of the articles have survived once references were added and some have been deleted. Please slow down a bit in creating articles, particularly those that are biographies of living people. Poorly sourced or completely unsourced BLP articles are going to be quickly deleted. Please add references to what you are writing about people before adding the article. It will save everyone a lot of time and trouble and prevent your hard work from being removed.--RadioFan (talk) 11:38, 8 July 2010 (UTC)

Hello, Rick570. I see you are doing a lot of good work, but are running into difficulties. Do you know about the option of creating articles in userspace, so that you avoid these problems? If you don't, but would like to know more, leave me a note on my talk page and I'll show you how that's done. Schwede66 03:31, 11 July 2010 (UTC)
Hello, Rick570, again. Re your note on my talk page, if you've got another article in mind that you'd like to create, please reply here (I've now watchlisted your page) with the name of the proposed article and we'll go from there. Schwede66 21:20, 12 July 2010 (UTC)
Hi Schwede66. You kindly offered to show me how to create articles in userspace. I want to create one called "John Bartholomew Callan". For some reason I associate you with Christchurch. If you do live there, I hope you have not been too inconvenienced by the earthquake. Looking forward to hearing from you in due course.Rick570 (talk) 06:20, 23 September 2010 (UTC)
I've done this on your user page now. You'll find a redlink there, and the first character within the link is a forward slash. When you click on the redlink, you'll get to an edit window for the article. The forward slash will result in the article being created as a sub-page to your user page. When it's ready, I can show you how to move it into mainspace. You need to know that while you have articles in your userspace, you don't add categories to the article (or if you do, you start the category with a colon in front of the word Category, so that the categories show underneath the draft article, but the article won't list there yet).
And with regards to the earthquake, nothing much happened to me, my house or my office. We had a rather nervous cat, and couldn't get to the office for a few days, but that's about it. Schwede66 08:58, 23 September 2010 (UTC)
Thank you Schwede66. Kind regardsRick570 (talk) 21:00, 23 September 2010 (UTC)
Hi Schwede66. I have finished the article now. Could you tell me how to put it into mainspace. Thanks for your help. I really appreciare it.Rick570 (talk) 07:19, 24 September 2010 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────Nice work! I've gone over it and tweaked a few things as per WP:MOS. One thing that I'll do next (after breakfast) is to convert it to the shortened footnote referencing system, as you are frequently quoting from the same book (always citing the page numbers, which is great to see).

With respect to moving, that can now be done. On your menu, you should see the read button, edit button, the star for watchlisting pages. To the right of that, there should be a triangle. Hold your mouse over it, and you get a link to move a page. Voila. The question is, though, what the page should be called. From what I can gather, the judge was known as John Callan. He shared his name with his father, who as a legislative councillor is also notable. So I'd suggest that the junior's page is called John Callan (judge) and (eventually) his father's page John Callan (politician). What do you think? After you've moved the page, remove the colons from in front on 'Category'. Schwede66 20:52, 24 September 2010 (UTC)

Thanks very much. Yes I agree about the name change, of course. And I should have checked DNZB - a stupid omission. A very good article by Pat Downey. I am not quite sure how I change the name of the article? I will move it later this weekend after the name is changed. Thanks very much for your help.Rick570 (talk) 21:37, 24 September 2010 (UTC)
Moving and renaming is one and the same. I've done it, so it's published. I'll convert it to the different referencing system now. I'll also nominate the article to DYK - will post a note about that on the article's talk page. I suggest we should continue article-related conversations there, but should carry on with mentoring issues here on your talk page. Schwede66 21:59, 24 September 2010 (UTC)
Ok, I've finished now. It's a nice bio now, I reckon. What I've done is:
  • I've added an infobox. There's a whole list of them and I tend to use quite specific ones (in this case, when you go to infobox officeholder, there's a specific one for judges).
  • Given that Callan has been dead for quite some time, there's every chance that you can find a photo online that's in the public domain. This template summarises the PD situation for New Zealand, and regardless what copyright the National Library or whoever try to put on a photo, if the photo was taken more than 50 years ago by somebody who's been dead for at least 50 years, copyright simply does not exist any longer. In this case, we don't know who the photographer is (only the firm is listed), so it's all good.
  • The last thing to do when you've created an article in userspace and then moved it into mainspace is to add it to the list at Wikipedia:New articles (New Zealand). A bot goes round and adds articles to a list and a selfless editor than sifts through it, throws out the ones that don't belong there and makes it all look pretty. It's a well-used resource, as many NZ Wikipedians keep an eye on this list, so that they can add to new articles. However, the bot ignores articles that have been created in userspace, so simply add it manually.
I shall now do the DYK thing. Schwede66 23:19, 24 September 2010 (UTC)
Thanks very much Schwede66. I am amazed how good it is.Rick570 (talk) 01:22, 25 September 2010 (UTC)
Why the reference to "Featherston"? The link ends up at Callan though? Thanks a lot.Rick570 (talk) 01:44, 25 September 2010 (UTC)
Hi Scwede66. Could you tell me how to use an image from http://www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/heritageimages/keyword.htm as per the note on "Auckland photos" on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:New_Zealand_Wikipedians%27_notice_board#Auckland_photos How do you save it from the website for uploading into wikipedia?Rick570 (talk) 03:54, 8 March 2011 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Richard Kearney (judge)[edit]

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In general, I think that a number of the articles you have created on St Peters College alumni fall below the threshold for notability on wikipedia, and others are very marginal. I would also have nominated Jonathan Temm except it seems to be based on a newspaper feature article (is that the Rotorua newspaper?). Points to note: honours do not confer notability unless they are in the top couple of ranks (ONZ, GNZM, KNZM/DNZM) - there are just too many of the lower ranks (e.g. MNZM) awarded. dramatic (talk) 22:34, 11 July 2010 (UTC)

Canvassing for Peter Musson[edit]

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July 2010[edit]

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Hello Rick, I've seen your Peter Gresham edit. You might have noticed the maintenance template on that page – it's one of the few unreferenced biographies of living people (uBLPs) that we have for NZ politicians. If you are interested in it, I'd appreciate if you could lend a hand and get rid of the last 26 of those uBLPs. It's a problem because uBLPs are no longer acceptable and in a few months, the remaining ones might get deleted. So there's been a bit of an effort to address the issues. There's a list of the NZ unsourced BLPs available and if you could help addressing those, that would be great. All it needs is a handful of references for those articles and it's done. Keen? Schwede66 06:55, 20 October 2010 (UTC)

Hi Schwede. I will help when I get time. Thanks for alerting me to the problem.Rick570 (talk) 08:09, 20 October 2010 (UTC)
Thanks heaps! Schwede66 02:43, 21 October 2010 (UTC)
Pleased to oblige Schwede. I will gradually work through the uBLPs. May take some time.Rick570 (talk) 02:49, 21 October 2010 (UTC)

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Just a courtesy note that I have reverted your removal of the redlink to John Callan's father. As a member of the Legislative Council, he is certainly notable. I note that you did not leave an edit summary, which is recommended practice; as it stands, I have no idea what your reason was for removing the redlink. Schwede66 04:37, 17 January 2012 (UTC)

  • Hi Schwede, No article seems to be in prospect for JC pere. So I removed the red link. Is there any project to do all the members of the Legislative Council? I intend to do an article, eventually for John Garrow. But no bother about your restoration. Happy New Year.Rick570 (talk) 04:45, 17 January 2012 (UTC)

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I can't see anything that should be blocking you from it. Try the link above and see if it works. Let me know. NealeFamily (talk) 00:21, 21 March 2012 (UTC)

its OK now. Just after I made the post. Thanks a lot.Rick570 (talk) 00:26, 21 March 2012 (UTC)
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Citing different pages from the same book[edit]

Hello Rick, shall I show you a neater way of referencing when you cite the same book more than once, but refer to different pages? I could edit your John Patterson draft, but thought I'd ask first. Schwede66 05:09, 7 August 2012 (UTC) Hi Schwedde66. Thanks for your offer. I would like to know.Rick570 (talk) 06:04, 7 August 2012 (UTC)


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Nomination of John Collinson (soldier) for deletion[edit]

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Denny Solomona - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Denny Solomona
Gerrard Beeson - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Gerrard Beeson
Michael Kidd (lawyer) - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Michael Kidd (lawyer)
John de Pont - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/John de Pont
Brian Keene (lawyer) - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Brian Keene (lawyer)
Paul Farmer (priest) - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Paul Farmer (priest)
Philip Turner (businessman) - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Philip Turner (businessman)
Graham Kohler - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Graham Kohler
Martin Sullivan (rehabilitation academic) - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Martin Sullivan (rehabilitation academic)
Jonathan Hutt - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Jonathan Hutt
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Proposed deletion of Sean Black[edit]

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J de Pont[edit]

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more afds[edit]

Other articles at AfD. duffbeerforme (talk) 10:36, 6 November 2013 (UTC)

Glen Davis (sculptor) - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Glen Davis (sculptor)
Warwick Hutchings - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Warwick Hutchings
Patrick Treston - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Patrick Treston
Brian Marino - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Brian Marino
John Francis McCarthy - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/John Francis McCarthy
Bill Perry (public servant) - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Bill Perry (public servant)
Maurice Carmody - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Maurice Carmody
Michael Birch (journalist) - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Michael Birch (journalist)
Lucian Armstrong - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Lucian Armstrong
Charlie Schell - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Charlie Schell
Richard Matthews (classicist) - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Richard Matthews (classicist)
Desmond Darby - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Desmond Darby
Charles Oakes (music teacher) - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Charles Oakes (music teacher)
Graeme Jennings (photojournalist) - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Graeme Jennings (photojournalist)
Simon Tapper - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Simon Tapper
Gregory Waite - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Gregory Waite
Paul Harris (public servant) - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Paul Harris (public servant)
Trevor Henry (journalist) - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Trevor Henry (journalist)

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Speedy deletion nomination of Bob Orr (poet)[edit]

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Speedy deletion nomination of Murray Edmond[edit]

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More AfDs[edit]

Some more articles at AfD. duffbeerforme (talk) 10:01, 12 November 2013 (UTC)

David Tonks - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/David Tonks
Arden McCarthy - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Arden McCarthy
Carl Schmitt (lawyer) - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Carl Schmitt (lawyer)
Peter Kempster - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Peter Kempster
Lee Pletzers - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Lee Pletzers
Pat Sheahan (publican) - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Pat Sheahan (publican)
Sean Black - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Sean Black
John McSoriley - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/John McSoriley
Stephen Turner (academic) - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Stephen Turner (academic)
Mark Houlahan - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Mark Houlahan
Devon Hern - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Devon Hern
Anthony Cavit - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Anthony Cavit

Hello User:Rick570. I see that a number of BLPs that you have created have either been deleted because the subjects have not been found notable enough for Wikipedia or have been proposed for deletion on those grounds. You should consider that by making such nominations you are damaging the reputations or hurting the feelings of the people affected. You might wish to reconsider your editing practices. Xxanthippe (talk) 21:47, 12 November 2013 (UTC).

Autopatrolled 2[edit]

Hi Rick. I haven't come across you before, and I take no pleasure in saying so, but I don't think it's appropriate for you to have the autopatrolled right at this time. I'm in the process of deleting several articles you created which attracted solid consensus to delete at AfD, and I see that you've had a good deal of other articles deleted, some speedily or even as copyright violations. It would appear you were assigned the autopatrolled permission through a bot request. In light of these recent deletions, do you think you should continue to have this permission? --BDD (talk) 22:41, 13 November 2013 (UTC)

User:Rick570[edit]

Hello Xxanthippe The deletion nominations are not being made by me. But I will be much more conservative in creating articles on living persons in the future for the reason you mention. I feel helpless to defend the articles in the face of such a wholesale attack. But I am attempting to preserve the texts of the articles for future development and republishing. Have you any other suggestions? talk). Rick570 (talk) 22:05, 12 November 2013 (UTC)

My suggestion is that you familiarize yourself with Wikipedia's policies, conventions and standards on notability and so avoid writing inadequate articles that get deleted. You may also wish to consider seeking the permission of the people about whom you write BLPs. You may be surprised by the small number in favor. As a first step I suggest you WP:prod all the BLPs that you have written but have not yet been deleted. Anybody else who wishes to keep them can remove the prod. Xxanthippe (talk) 07:23, 14 November 2013 (UTC).

(copied from my talk page). Xxanthippe (talk) 09:51, 14 November 2013 (UTC).

  • You could also forgo PROD and tag them with G7, if appropriate. --BDD (talk) 17:03, 14 November 2013 (UTC)

Some more AfDs[edit]

Here is a few more. duffbeerforme (talk) 01:31, 18 November 2013 (UTC)

John Patterson (Auckland politician) - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/John Patterson (Auckland politician)
Edmund Mahony - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Edmund Mahony
Thomas Taylor (public servant) - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Thomas Taylor (public servant)
Tim Garner - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Tim Garner
Sione Tekiteki - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Sione Tekiteki
Ashley Toms - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Ashley Toms
Nick Brajkovic - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Nick Brajkovic

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MfD nomination of User:Rick570/Richard J H Matthews[edit]

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Repost of User:Rick570/B Matt[edit]

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Next lot[edit]

The next lot of AfDs. duffbeerforme (talk) 13:41, 9 December 2013 (UTC)

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John Trenwith - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/John Trenwith
Don Keenan (company director) - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Don Keenan (company director)
Desmond Scott - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Desmond Scott
Anthony Ravlich - Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Anthony Ravlich

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