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Chuck Pierce proposed deletion
Thanks for the heads-up. Although Chuck Pierce is almost certainly qualified under notability, I agree that the article doesn't reflect this. I'm not going to have a lot of time to edit in the next month, but will work on improving the article as I have time. Thanks again. Waitak (talk)
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Question about warning?!
I`ve received information about an inappropriate link that I`ve added or edited. Can you please specify exactly what I`ve done wrong? I would like to be sure I`m not doing anything wrong here. Thank you. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Andreea Codreanu (talk • contribs) 15:29, 22 August 2014 (UTC)
- It looked to me like a spam link, and you removed the reference template which in turn disabled the display of the sole reference in the article, even if it is a dead link. In fact the whole article is mass of completely unsourced material and should be reduced to a stub pending the addition of reliable sources.--ukexpat (talk) 15:35, 22 August 2014 (UTC)
Concerning deleted article Society for Planetary SETI Research
About 5 weeks ago I sent the following message to email@example.com. I have received no response or acknowledgement. I would greatly appreciate your help.
Horace Crater >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The note below is in response to the Speedy Deletion of a submitted article on The Society for Planetary SETI Research.
Please let me know if the material I provide below is sufficient for me to use the first few paragraphs from my website http://spsr.utsi. in the formation of my proposed Wikepedia articles. Let me know if there is any thing else I can provide to you.
The following sentences were formed based on the website https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:CONSENT..
I hereby affirm that I, (Horace Crater), am the creator and sole owner of the exclusive copyright of the web sitehttp://spsr.utsi.edu I agree to publish a portion of that work under the free license "Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported" and GNU Free Documentation License (unversioned, with no invariant sections, front-cover texts, or back-cover texts). I acknowledge that by doing so I grant anyone the right to use the work in a commercial product or otherwise, and to modify it according to their needs, provided that they abide by the terms of the license and any other applicable laws. I am aware that this agreement is not limited to Wikipedia or related sites. I am aware that I always retain copyright of my work, and retain the right to be attributed in accordance with the license chosen. Modifications others make to the work will not be claimed to have been made by me. I acknowledge that I cannot withdraw this agreement, and that the content may or may not be kept permanently on a Wikimedia project.
My name is Horace Crater. The web site is a faculty web site at the University of Tennessee Space Institute. I am the owner of the content of that web site. I wish to use only a portion of that web site ( http://spsr.utsi.edu) for which I am copyright owner (in particular the introductory descriptive paragraphs as an introduction to a proposed Wikipedia article). Since I am the owner there is no issue of copyright for that text. I am a professor at my institute and my email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. The web master here can verify the information I am sending to you. His name and email address is Richard Gulley, email@example.com. Hcrater (talk) 01:04, 23 August 2014 (UTC)
- I'm sorry but I cannot help. The permissions queue is usually pretty backlogged but the OTRS volunteers will get to it eventually.--ukexpat (talk) 01:19, 23 August 2014 (UTC)
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please i have not been able to submit the article , i would appreciate a guide that can help me t com[let this profile .. regards Arinzea (talk) 12:49, 26 August 2014 (UTC) Arinze Arinzea (talk) 12:49, 26 August 2014 (UTC)
- I assume you are referring to User:Arinzea/sandbox? To submit it you would click the green "Submit your draft for review!" button in the box at the top of the draft. But I wouldn't do it yet as the article is far too promotional in tone and would almost certainly be rejected. I suggest that you take a look at articles about similar companies to see how they are written. Also, if you copied and pasted text from the company's website, that's a copyright violation and not permitted. You must write the text yourself. I hope this helps.--ukexpat (talk) 12:54, 26 August 2014 (UTC)
Good day! I wrote an article about a living person on which I believed to be a notable person. I created Beatrice Looi yesterday and I was really wondering why my article has been removed/delete. I hope you can help me with this matter. Please do enlighten me.