Template:Did you know nominations/Reginald Dean

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The following discussion is an archived discussion of the DYK nomination of the article below. Please do not modify this page. Subsequent comments should be made on the appropriate discussion page (such as this nomination's talk page, the article's talk page or Wikipedia talk:Did you know), unless there is consensus to re-open the discussion at this page. No further edits should be made to this page.

The result was: rejected by Yazan (talk) 17:44, 20 November 2012 (UTC)

Reg Dean[edit]

  • ... that supercentenarian Reg Dean is the oldest living man in the United Kingdom?

Created/expanded by Futurist110 (talk). Self nom at 06:14, 5 November 2012 (UTC)

For the record, I previously nominated this article for a DYK? nomination (Template:Did you know nominations/Reg Dean) and have since expanded it by five times in the last five days. Futurist110 (talk) 07:25, 5 November 2012 (UTC)
Symbol possible vote.svg Hook is excellent, article meets length requirements. However, the fivefold expansion has since been largely undone in this edit by User:Necrothesp, and the immediate source for the hook (Oldestinbritain.webs.com) appears to be a personal website. I'd suggest discussion with Necrothesp to bring the article back up to its previous length. Yunshui  08:46, 9 November 2012 (UTC)