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I've been looking at our project portal recently which, though probably under-used, is really one of the key bits of our project's contribution outside article creation. The portal is linked on literally hundreds of our pages, yet is unfortunately in a sorry state. In particular, the Belgian news portal has nothing at all since September 2013 and the oldest bit of content still showing on the main page there is a year older still. It would be great to see some new work on the portal as a whole, but I proposed the first part to be getting rid of this outdated news-section and replacing it with a "selected article" (of FA, GA or B class) similar to that found on Portal:World War II. What are everyone's thoughts on this? Brigade Piron (talk) 21:14, 3 February 2014 (UTC)

To be quite honest, I don't think it's worth the trouble. It sees very little use, with only 2600 views in the past three months [1]. For comparison, that's the same as Bombardment of Brussels, a single article that isn't exactly the centrepiece of the project, or 10 times less than Leopold I of Belgium, which is an important subject but currently served with only a short article. You're welcome to update it of course, but I think it would be good to keep in mind that you can probably have more impact if efforts are focused elsewhere. Oreo Priest talk 23:57, 3 February 2014 (UTC)
I created this, in a distant past when I believed Portals to be a useful thing. I now think they are a waste of time, so I won't be spending any further time on it. But I have obviously no objection against anyone disagreeing and reviving the portal! Fram (talk) 15:50, 18 March 2014 (UTC)

AfC submission - 17/03[edit]

Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Viesville. FoCuSandLeArN (talk) 15:35, 18 March 2014 (UTC)

In the time it took them to submit the AfC, they could have translated the French version into a stub. Be bold! Oreo Priest talk 19:31, 20 March 2014 (UTC)

Monica De Coninck[edit]

Dear Belgium experts: I have added some information from an old draft to the article above, and also some references, but I am not familiar with Belgian politics, and it might be best if someone from this project checks to make sure that I haven't introduced some inaccuracies. Thanks in advance. —Anne Delong (talk) 19:00, 20 March 2014 (UTC)

AfC submission - 27/03[edit]

Draft:Jean-Louis de Boubers. Notable? FoCuSandLeArN (talk) 01:53, 28 March 2014 (UTC)

It has 10 references and a version in another language. So it obviously is. Oreo Priest talk 13:17, 1 April 2014 (UTC)

AfC submission - 07/04[edit]

Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Garland of Antwerp. FoCuSandLeArN (talk) 18:43, 7 April 2014 (UTC)

None of the sources even mention it at all. Declined. Oreo Priest talk 00:51, 8 April 2014 (UTC)