Talk:List of people from Ithaca, New York

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How long?[edit]

Is there a rule-of-thumb on wikipedia for minimum length of residence to qualify on "notable resident's lists?" I have a nagging feeling that the four years needed to graduate from Cornell or IC are not sufficient to qualify (or else this list would be enourmous, and nearly meaningless).  ??? --Cjs56 01:44, 25 June 2007 (UTC)

I feel that you are correct. 4 years spent at a school doesn't a resident make. Cornell Rockey 21:54, 1 July 2007 (UTC)


Horse Flies Didn't the band The Horse Flies hail from here? Anybody have any info on this? Zagubov (talk) 22:41, 17 November 2007 (UTC)

Unreferenced[edit]

Remarkably, this completely unreferenced article survived AfD. Since the AfD decided the topic stays and noted that it should be kept because it could be referenced, I've removed the unreferenced material -- which was the whole list. -- Mikeblas (talk) 14:55, 18 January 2008 (UTC)

reverted WP:POINT should be noted, next time tag with unreferenced. Gnangarra 15:02, 18 January 2008 (UTC)
Disrupt? I'm just following Wikipedia policy. Should "fact" tags be added to each of these, then? When should the unsubstantiated material finally be removed? -- Mikeblas (talk) 15:13, 18 January 2008 (UTC)
the afd closed according to consensus, blanking a page isnt a reasonable response under the circumstance. If you think that the consensus was wrong, maybe you should take the closure to WP:DRV. Gnangarra 15:23, 18 January 2008 (UTC)
Is it your claim that specific unreferenced material should remain in the encyclopedia just because the topic as a whole passes AfD? -- Mikeblas (talk) 15:32, 18 January 2008 (UTC)
It easy enough to source, I just did one. why not do some, it'll encourage other editors to do the same instead of arguing. This is a collaborative effort join in the fun and build its more satisfying than deleting. Gnangarra 16:10, 18 January 2008 (UTC)

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