User talk:TheMesquito

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Hi TheMesquito,

A few months back you deleted a page I'd created on comedian and Seattle TV personality Nancy Guppy. At the time you wrote: "I wanted to let you know that I just tagged Nancy Guppy for deletion, because the article doesn't clearly say why the subject is important enough to be included in an encyclopedia."

I suppose I don't know what the criteria are for significance; she was on a wildly popular local television show in the 1980s and 90s (Almost Live!) and is currently the host of a television show on the Seattle Channel. I assumed her celebrity status was sufficient for an article, especially as many of her cast mates from Almost Live! have articles of their own, including Ross Shafer, John Keister, Pat Cashman, Tracey Conway, Joel McHale, Bob Nelson, Bill Nye, Steve Wilson, and Ed Wyatt. Though many of those writer/performers have gone on to more national fame, Nancy remains a very prominent media personality, comedian, and cultural critic in the Pacific Northwest. In the article, I had written that she was a cast memeber on that show and currently the host of a television show in Seattle. Is that insufficient for notoriety? Almost Live! was itself so significant, both locally and in the spawning of creative careers (Joel McHale and Bill Nye immediately come to mind) that I would have assumed her association with the show itself would have been sufficient for an article about her.

Please let me know your thoughts; thanks!

SeattleCultureMaven (talk) 00:08, 29 July 2014 (UTC)

Thank you for all the help. I am new! I have just added citations! Please review whenever you get a chance. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jasperna (talkcontribs) 06:20, 28 August 2014 (UTC)