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Use of the Hangon tag[edit]

I saw the {{hangon}} template on this page, and I wanted to help. You seem to have misunderstood the use of the {{hangon}} template. To contest a proposed speedy deletion you add {{hangon}} to the page in question (the page that an editor has tagged for speedy deletion), just below the speedy delete tag (which usually has a name that starts with db (for "delete because")). You do not add it to your user talk page below the message informing you that a page has been tagged for speedy deletion, because then people looking at the page tagged for speedy deletion won't see it.

If a page has been deleted before you see the message, or in spite of your use of hangon, you can send a message to the deleting admin on his or her user talk page. If you click on a link to a deleted page you will see the relevant deletion log entries, which will show you the user ID of the admin who did the deletion.

Usage: {{subst: HangonUse}} ~~~~


{{subst: HangonUse|icon=<link to icon image>}} ~~~~

by default the "Information" "i" icon is used.

Use this template when a user has placed {{Hangon}} on his or her user talk page, near a notice of an impending speedy deletion, and apparently in response to that notice. Also remove the hangon tag.

Note that since this template creates a section header, the use of subst is vital or users editing the section may mistakenly edit the template instead.