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Category:AfD debates relisted 3 or more times - listed for deletion[edit]

Category:AfD debates relisted 3 or more times has been nominated for possible deletion. Since this category is placed on pages as a result of using this template, you may be interested to participate in the discussion. If you would like to participate in the discussion, you are invited to add your comments at the category's entry on the Categories for discussion page. Steel1943 (talk) 18:55, 30 May 2015 (UTC)


I find the top & bottom borders of "relisted" notices intrusive, and have modelled an alternative here (compare the following section, which is also relisted. What do folk think? User:Alakzi has also noted that the colour is not complaint with our own accessibility guidelines, nor international web accessibility standards. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 11:23, 14 September 2015 (UTC)

I've never liked this template. It's so wordy and garish for such a trivial act. Awhile back I suggested reducing its size and prominence in AfD discussions - ultimately corralling all the relistings, delsort notices, etc. outside the flow of the main discussion thread into an "AfD History" infobox as currently used for prior nominations - but apparently never followed up about the idea. Anyway, what's wrong with:
Relisted by Example on 22:10, 14 September 2015 (UTC).
in some suitably accessibility-compliant but distinctive color? We don't need to tell people how relisting works in every single discussion; the people who don't know don't seem to be reading the instructions anyway. Opabinia regalis (talk) 22:10, 14 September 2015 (UTC)
Well - could it be that the intent is to actually draw people's attention to old discussions? Then perhaps it being obtrusive is a, uhh, feature. Alakzi (talk) 23:04, 14 September 2015 (UTC)

Suppress category[edit]

Is it possible for this template to check for words like "Template:Afd top" and then to suppress the category if the page includes it? There's over 9000 pages at Category:Relisted AfD debates so it's losing its purpose of being a way to priority discussions. -- Ricky81682 (talk) 21:56, 3 December 2015 (UTC)