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Al-Ahbash[edit]

I woke up this morning and saw that you have deleted the [Al-Ahbash] page and merged it with [Aicp] although it should have been the other way around as [Al-Ahbash] has been there for the past more than one decade and [Aicp] was recently created by lifting content from the [Al-Ahbash]. I hope you will kindly look into that. Thank you. McKhan (talk) 15:27, 7 July 2016 (UTC)

Never mind. I was able to find everything by going into history. Thank you. McKhan (talk) 15:57, 7 July 2016 (UTC)
Al-Ahbash and Aicp has been merged now. Given that Aicp is an acronym of Association of Islamic Charitable Projects and the acronyms are usually written in capital letters, thus, I would like to suggest to change Aicp to either AICP or A.I.C.P.. Thank you. McKhan (talk) 16:20, 7 July 2016 (UTC)
Thank you so very much. McKhan (talk) 20:34, 7 July 2016 (UTC)

You have deleted Talk:Aicp and most of its subpages, but forgot to delete Talk:Aicp/Archive 4. Can you delete that as well, please? 24.205.8.104 (talk) 20:15, 7 July 2016 (UTC)

Thank you. McKhan (talk) 00:38, 8 July 2016 (UTC)

Talk:WTFPL/Archive 1[edit]

I don't think those two revisions (IP edit and my CSD) are really useful to the page history, but anyway, thanks for fixing it. nyuszika7h (talk) 21:56, 10 July 2016 (UTC)

Moving talk page[edit]

Can you please also move Talk:La perla (film) to Talk:The Pearl (film), which was originally done by Anarchyte but then indirectly reverted by Music1201? GeoffreyT2000 (talk) 21:56, 13 July 2016 (UTC)

An administrator has to do that, something weird is up. Music1201 talk 21:57, 13 July 2016 (UTC)

Malankara Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church move[edit]

I just wanted you to know that while Talk:Malankara_Jacobite_Syrian_Orthodox_Church#Requested_move_13_July_2016 has been started, Zoupon made the supposedly uncontroversial technical move request which you did. Now, I support the move but the page has been move warred recently with no one actually commenting on the talk page and I don't think we should encourage this routine of page moves while ignoring the discussion (the last page mover seems to have ignored it as well). Would you mind closing the RM request at least? -- Ricky81682 (talk) 23:51, 13 July 2016 (UTC)

I would like to bring in to your notice that the RM to change the title of Malankara Jacobite Syrian Orthox Church ( a non existing name) to Jacobite Syrian Christain Church is closed before the days allowed for discussion. and not hearing to different opinions . I have written what i want to say in this regard , you can verify the facts
This is the in-correct and not a official name or not a name commonly calledWP:COMMONAME,
The Exact Name Has to be Jacobite Syrian Christian Church . Pls See http://www.syrianchurch.org/ which is the official website of the Jacobite church which erroneously Wiki is calling Malankara Jacobite Orthodox church. In fact there is no church named Malankara jacobite orthodox church in kerala officially. A church may be called by different names , which can be detailed in the article but a totally non existing title for a church is misleading and confusing. Also see the website of their Parent church Syrian Orthodox Church http://syrianorthodoxchurch.org/directories/world/india/ . It clearly states that the Jacobite syrian christian church which is erroneously detailed under the Title Malankara Jacobite Syrian Church is only a Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in India .
Now see the google search record. It is seen that this name is not used as title name any where but only in wikipedia .The google news search with "Malankara Jacobite orthodox church" yields only 136 results however with "Jacobite Syrian Christian Church" Yeilds 665 results. Similarly in Google books The name "Malankara Jacobite church" figures only 1600 times but the name Jacobite SyriaN Christain Church Yeilds 27000 results. This Statistics itself shows that 'Jacobite Syrian Christian Church' is the name used for the church and they are commonly refeered as jacobiteIravikorthanan (talk) 04:59, 14 July 2016 (UTC)

A kitten for you![edit]

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Kittie!

Akskdjfjrhrheh (talk) 20:51, 14 July 2016 (UTC)

History merge[edit]

Can you history merge Todd Davis (American football) and Todd Davis (linebacker). Same person but the current redirect was created earlier. WikiOriginal-9 (talk) 02:13, 15 July 2016 (UTC)

Deletion of {{Persondata}}[edit]

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History merges[edit]

Can you history merge

Xtreme was the original name. Keep the categories at the current names as well. Thanks WikiOriginal-9 (talk) 03:13, 18 July 2016 (UTC)


Thought merging three might be weird. You can do whatever you think's best. You could just history merge Category:NFL Europe (WLAF) logos and Category:World League of American Football logos. Category:NFL Europa logos has been a redirect since 2010. I just combined the first two recently because they are the same thing. WikiOriginal-9 (talk) 22:15, 21 July 2016 (UTC)

Secretary of State for International Trade[edit]

Hi Anthony Appleyard, thanks for all the help with dealing with the whole Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy/Secretary of State for International Trade fiasco. I have noticed that you have managed to recover the original Secretary of State for International Trade article which is now at Secretary of State for International Trade/short edits. If the 'short edits' version was moved back to Secretary of State for International Trade then all of the original history would be recovered. Ebonelm (talk) 15:36, 23 July 2016 (UTC)

Rohini Balakrishnan[edit]

Hi Anthony. This hist merge in Rohini Balakrishnan still leaves me as the creator, anything to do about it now? Thanks, Sam Sailor Talk! 18:09, 23 July 2016 (UTC)

Moves of Serbian Patriarchs[edit]

Hi Anthony, I saw that you acted upon some Wikipedia:RM/TR from user Zoupan, regarding the pages that are now titled: Gavrilo V and Vikentije II. See: permalink. I have to inform you that in this case the option of "Uncontroversial technical request" was misused, since there are long and substantial discussions on several talk pages regarding the titles of pages on Serbian Patriarchs. User Zoupan participated actively in those discussions for a long time, and in spite of that, he took unilateral actions from 02.22 to 02.28 h, changing titles of 10 pages in 6 minutes and requesting "uncontroversial" technical moves. So please, just take a minute and look at the standardized page for current Serbian Patriarch Irinej or previous Serbian Patriarch Pavle. User Zoupan did not dare to rename those pages, but he might, so please, be aware of that! He already removed words "Serbian" and "Patriarch" from titles of pages Maksim I, Atanasije I, Mojsije I, Vikentije I, Pajsije II, Gavrilo V, Vikentije II. By those moves, several problems are now created. First, new titles are more appropriate for disambiguation pages, since for each title there are several Serbian church leaders (patriarchs, metropolitans, bishops) that can be attributed with same name and number. In his explanation of requested move, user Zoupan labeled words "Serbian Patriarch" as "Awkward style" while in fact, that is the official title of head of Serbian Orthodox Church! So, it is clear that something very weird has happened in last 24 hours regarding pages of Serbian Patriarch and therefore I have alerted some Serbian editors. So please, take a minute to review recent actions and be aware that this problem has escalated. Sorabino (talk) 18:28, 24 July 2016 (UTC)

WWE Championship page move[edit]

Cut and paste move, but not clear which procedure applies[edit]

Hi there, I noticed you fix a lot of cut and paste moves. Thanks for all that important work. I wanted to ask for help to fix such a case on the appropriate project page, but WP:RAA sent me to WP:AN, which sent me to Histmerge. But this template seems not to apply since not all content of the old page was copied (since not the full page history needs to be merged), unless I'm misunderstanding.

Anyway, content from 2016 Summer Olympics (mostly this edit) has been copied to the newly created Concerns and controversies at the 2016 Summer Olympics without attribution in either edit summary. Thanks for your help, Gap9551 (talk) 04:49, 26 July 2016 (UTC)

2010 Haitian earthquakes[edit]

  • I was directed here by an unprotect request I made on the talk page for the 2010 Haitian earthquakes. Would you please consider removing semi-protection from the article? It is/was in a terrible condition and I suspect that Haitian people might be able to expand on it if it were unprotected. Thanks. generic_hipster 22:14, 26 July 2016 (UTC)
  • @Generic hipster: The page is 2010 Haiti earthquake. Several times this page had to be semiprotected because of vandalism and vandalistic moves. Currently, anyone can edit this page except IPA users (= users with a number code instead of a username) and very new members. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 22:23, 26 July 2016 (UTC)

Concerns and controversies at the 2016 Summer Olympics[edit]

Merge it again with Rio 2016 Summer Olympics. Chronus created and offical "attack article", partial by nature. This is illegal, Wiki rules are against it. Also, this user Chronus is EXTREMELY partial in Wiki-PT ans is trying to bring it to here. 177.142.86.178 (talk) 09:20, 27 July 2016 (UTC)

This article, Concerns and controversies at the 2016 Summer Olympics, created by user Chronus, is what you can expect from him by now. This guy is communist and, at Wiki-PT (portuguese), he acts like a dictator and he is destroying it by political use and abuse. You, from Wiki-EN, need to stop him now, or he will keep doing this forever. He is Brazilian, but he is trying to attack Brazil because Dilma Rousseff suffered impeachment. In his mind, Olympics are a "rich man's thing" and the brazilian money should be spend only in hospitals, schools and slums. At Wiki-PT he is a naturally angry person, dominates the articles don't letting anybody edit, don't let anybody touch his "precious leftwing contributions". He don't have any mental contidion to edit. He will full the wiki-en with "controversial articles against right-wing things", like he did in Wiki-PT, and never, ever, putting any line against leftwing things. This article need to be deleted and merged with the original one, Chronus is completely partial creating an article just with "controversies". This is one of his plans in Wiki to create "official partialism". 12:29, 27 July 2016 (UTC) 12:29, 27 July 2016‎ (UTC) User:187.15.224.54

Deletion of American Nitrox Divers International[edit]

Thanks, Anthony. Now I can take a look and see why it was a problem and what can be done to fix it. Cheers, • • • Peter (Southwood) (talk): 07:43, 28 July 2016 (UTC)


New ice age modulation theory[edit]

A new theory on ice age modulation has been published recently. It suggests that Milankovitch insolation variations regulate interglacials, but only intermittently because strong northern hemisphere albedo often prevents warming. To overcome this, the paper suggests that CO2 must first reduce to a minimum, which causes flora dieback and the formation of CO2 deserts. This in turn causes dust storm eras, which lower the albedo of the ice sheets and allow an interglacial to proceed.

Modulation of ice ages via precession and dust-albedo feedbacks. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1674987116300305

I note the actual ice age page is protected, so I would be grateful if this additional section could be added. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice_age

Tatelyle (talk) 12:26, 30 July 2016 (UTC)

Battle of Sirte (2016)[edit]

Recently you were asked for technical assistance on an article and helped to change it from Sirte offensive (2016) to Battle of Sirte (2016). The original article name was battle. However, an editor unilaterally (without a move request) changed it to offensive. Your assistance was requested after three editors (including myself) agreed that due to the original name change being done unilaterally and plus per Wikipedia's policy on common names (reliable media outlets calling it battle, not offensive) a change back to its original title (battle) was needed. However, the editor in question who unilaterally changed it reverted your redirect again. I myself have explained it to him that a consensus was established, that he should make a move request and pointed out the common name policy. He said I can revert him, making no mention he would do it himself (you can check his talk page as confirmation). Due to the technical reasons again, could you please redirect it back to battle once again? Sorry for the bother and thank you in advance! EkoGraf (talk) 03:00, 4 August 2016 (UTC)

Thank you. :) EkoGraf (talk) 13:57, 4 August 2016 (UTC)

Move delete[edit]

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Re: Histmerge requests[edit]

Apologies if I have been requesting them in the wrong manner. The requests were a 50/50 over a histmerge and non-controversial RMs. They've only popped up when I have been looking through the Cycling team data templates, and there has been duplications. However, with the redirects in place, it has stopped the conventional page moves taking place. I'll go through the latter method if it causes fewer issues, and I don't think any more remain. Many thanks and kind regards. Craig(talk) 09:44, 7 August 2016 (UTC)

Contested technical requests[edit]

Request to undo what is surely not an uncontroversial move[edit]



Thank you. Discussing at WP:TFD is precisely what I think should have been done in the first place. Debresser (talk) 10:27, 9 August 2016 (UTC)
@Debresser: By the way, I started a requested move at Template talk:Cfd for all the cfd templates. I believe that the (controversial request section) of requested moves is the proper way to request a controversial move of a template, rather than a tfd. Pppery (talk) 12:14, 9 August 2016 (UTC)
The correct way to move templates is WP:TFD. Per definition. This page is only for uncontroversial moves. And even in such cases, where a template is part of a WikiProject, that WikiProject should be informed. Debresser (talk) 13:27, 9 August 2016 (UTC)

Un po' di cielo[edit]

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Pogroms[edit]

Hello, You have restored a section that has no relevance to the Pogroms in the Russian Empire, as it covered pogroms AFTER ITS DISSOLUTION.--Lute88 (talk) 15:06, 14 August 2016 (UTC)

Move of Adam Young[edit]

You should really know better than to accept a TR move to a base name while an RM is active (and mostly opposed). —BarrelProof (talk) 06:09, 15 August 2016 (UTC)

Histmerge question[edit]

C-Real (South Korean band)[edit]

Page Move or Page Merger[edit]

I was wondering if you could help out with a page merge or move. I'm not really the best at doing this, and see a lot of article end up in merger limbo. I feel like I should be bold, but not sure how to go about doing this.

The articles for Efraim Diveroli and David Packouz (both who are subject of the same movie, War Dogs) are essentially exactly the same. Both men are notable for the exact same thing. I was wondering if you could get them merged or something, or moved to a page -- I don't know if each individual is in and of himself noteworthy, so much as what their company, AEY, did. Either way, articles should definitely be merged at the very least. Thanks! --FuzzyGopher (talk) 05:02, 30 August 2016 (UTC)

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Bergen Belsen indefinite edit ban - wtf?[edit]

FFS a few trolls messing about and you slap an indefinite ban on editing Bergen Belsen.

Come off it??

Why not indefinitely ban all IPs editing any Nazi Concentration Camps then?

It's a total over reaction.

A month or two should be the limit when it comes to petty vandalism. Not forever because some immature putz writes a bit of trash. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 86.182.40.214 (talk) 18:24, 6 September 2016 (UTC)

Mysteriously persistent URL in infobox, post-move request[edit]

Thanks for your speedy help on Clarius Entertainment, but after my initial cleanup edit here the old (& stale) Clarius homepage mysteriously keeps showing up, even if the parameter is empty or deleted! Is this a WP bug, or an artifact of the various moves & redirects?

Thanks for any additional help or insight. — DennisDallas (talk) 09:18, 8 September 2016 (UTC)

Page Move or Page Merger[edit]

Hi Anthony I would like some help in completing the task of merging the stub CBR650F into the main article of the CBR600F. CBR650F should be merged into CBR600F. The CBR650F is just a continuation of the CBR600F model line. This fact is stated in many reliable sources and is in the references on the article pages.72bikers (talk) 22:28, 9 September 2016 (UTC)

Anthony I think you mite have misunderstood what I was asking. I do not want to move cbr600f page which has a long history. But would like to move the Honda CBR650F page with its very short history of less than a year and very small stub of a article, to merge and redirect to the CBR600F page. the CBR650f is just a extension of the cbr600f model line and as such it should not have its own page but to be just included on the CBR600F page. Also the CbR650F history is very short and this page was actually started for a different model the dual-sport motorcycle, part of the Honda CRF series. 72bikers (talk) 06:08, 10 September 2016 (UTC)

Thank you for your help this is why I asked for help.72bikers (talk) 17:25, 10 September 2016 (UTC)

Draft:Bette Stuy[edit]

  • I CSDed this because the user didn't create this - he copy/pasted someone else's work out of draftspace into his userspace, and he has been indeffed for copyvio and undisclosed paid editing. So I'm not sure what this is. MSJapan (talk) 17:16, 11 September 2016 (UTC)
  • @MSJapan: At 05:11, 11 September 2016‎ MSJapan, who had found that Draft:Bette Stuy and the last 6 exits of User:Umais Bin Sajjad/sandbox3 were both about Bette Stuy, asked me (using db-histmerge) to history-merge Draft:Bette Stuy into User:Umais Bin Sajjad/sandbox3, and I obeyed him. See User:Umais Bin Sajjad/sandbox3's history; if Umais Bin Sajjad is "the user", then Umais Bin Sajjad started Draft:Bette Stuy by copy-and-pasting from the (then) latest edit of User:Umais Bin Sajjad/sandbox3 . Do you want me to split off the edits about Bette Stuy and move them back to Draft:Bette Stuy? If so, should I move the later edits (by Umais Bin Sajjad and Sarita1126) along with them? Anthony Appleyard (talk) 05:30, 12 September 2016 (UTC)
  • @Anthony Appleyard: I'd say move it back to draftspace and roll it back to the declined version prior to the Umais edits. He's been blocked for copyvio and undisclosed paid editing, so I wouldn't consider his edits to be acceptable just for that circumstance alone. The reference formatting is poor because the information is taken solely from articles the artist has posted on her website, and I'd bet that he did nothing but pull swathes of text from them. MSJapan (talk) 14:46, 14 September 2016 (UTC)
  • It looks like you went the wrong way and kept the stuff that should have been deleted, because what's in there now is what I think is copyvio and the edits to it. It was everything prior to Sajjad's edits that should have gone to Draft. MSJapan (talk) 15:37, 14 September 2016 (UTC)
  • I see. I could have sworn that when I looked at the edit history of Draft:Bette Stuy, someone else started it months ago, it was then declined, and Sajjad then took that version out of draft space into his sandbox. If that's not the case, you might as well leave it and it will probably get deleted anyway as a dead draft. MSJapan (talk) 04:03, 15 September 2016 (UTC)

Deletion of Frontier Myanmar[edit]

Hi Anthony, I noticed you deleted the article I created for Frontier Myanmar, I was wondering if I could get some feedback on why that was the case? I feel that I met the suitability standards, and I haven't encountered similar deletions for other Myanmar-related articles I've created in recent months. Thanks, Ducksanddrakes1 (talk) 09:17, 13 September 2016 (UTC)

Thank you! Ducksanddrakes1 (talk) 09:27, 13 September 2016 (UTC)

Veritas Technologies[edit]

Hello. I'm not sure if it's possible to fix, but the Veritas Software and Veritas Technologies articles that you completed a history merge of on 4 September need to be separated. Strictly speaking, they're two distinct entities, and shouldn't be piled together as one in the way they have. Veritas Software was purchased in 2005, and Veritas Technologies was spun-off in 2015. I'd be grateful if you could revert the merge, if it is indeed possible. Thanks, Cloudbound (talk) 18:57, 14 September 2016 (UTC)

Talk:Red Top, Webster County, Missouri[edit]

Hi there. I'm not sure why this move is contested? I provided links to GNIS showing that these two places have different names, "Redtop" vs "Red Top". Thanks. Magnolia677 (talk) 21:08, 15 September 2016 (UTC)

Thanks for fixing the two "Red Tops" in Missouri, but they were mixed up.
Almost there. Red Top, Webster County, Missouri is now redirecting to Redtop, Missouri (in Dallas County). Thanks again. Magnolia677 (talk) 15:00, 16 September 2016 (UTC)
All good. Thank you. Magnolia677 (talk) 20:10, 16 September 2016 (UTC)

Good Times! and disambiguating album namespaces[edit]

Hi, just wanted to ask you since you're an administrator who moves pages to requested namespaces quite a lot: In ictu oculi (talk · contribs) reverted my months-old move of the Monkees album Good Times! to the disambiguated namespace Good Times! (The Monkees album), which I then undid citing your reasoning that the original title is unlikely to be created for anything else, if at all. Is this Wikipedia policy itself, is it based on WP:Notability, or is it just up to other users' personal preference whether they choose to disambiguate something unnecessarily? In ictu oculi and several other users seem to unnecessarily move pages because they think that punctuation isn't enough to separate the title from similar titles without the punctuation (in this instance, other albums with the title Good Times). Ss112 23:43, 15 September 2016 (UTC)

Heavy metals[edit]

Thank you for your help sorting out the mess I inadvertently created. Sandbh (talk) 11:52, 17 September 2016 (UTC)

Odd Arabic-language redirects[edit]

  • Hi, I'm wondering if there's any purpose to redirects like this: سكس_امريكي. They seem to have been created because of receiving thousands of hits per week, but the only reason I can think of why this is happening is people using the wrong search engine when looking for porn. A similar one was deleted at RfD a few weeks ago, but there are a dozen more and I wanted to hear your opinion before bringing them up for deletion. Uanfala (talk) 19:57, 19 September 2016 (UTC)
  • @Uanfala: One query is: people who type in those Arabic words, are they looking for information about pornography, or are they looking for pornography? Wikipedia is not a porn site. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 21:43, 19 September 2016 (UTC)
    • The fact that there are so many hits, for so many variations on the phrase "sex videos", in a language different from the one the encyclopedia is in, makes it very unlikely that this is the intended site for these searches. Wikipedia is one of the search engines that browsers normally have by default for their search box, so it's easy to imagine how such errors might come about. Uanfala (talk) 19:21, 20 September 2016 (UTC)
    • @Uanfala: Best delete them. Anthony Appleyard (talk) 21:49, 20 September 2016 (UTC)

WP:HISTORYMERGE[edit]

Hi, could you do history merging for Thillana Mohanambal? It was cut and pasted from Thillaanaa Mohanambal, but the current title is the correct spelling of the film's title. Kailash29792 (talk) 05:07, 20 September 2016 (UTC)

Saraiki[edit]

Hey, I believe the discussion at Saraiki was still active and it would be nice if the verdict could be given after a consensus has been reached. Filpro (talk) 22:16, 21 September 2016 (UTC)

Thanks! Filpro (talk) 22:25, 21 September 2016 (UTC)

Extended confirmed protection[edit]

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Talk:Miss World 2016[edit]

Hello. I noticed that you moved the Miss World 2016 article into place. The talk page at Talk:Miss World 2016 is still protected from creation until November. I would like to add relevant project and history templates. • Gene93k (talk) 02:02, 24 September 2016 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Thank you. Rye-96 (talk) 09:55, 24 September 2016 (UTC)

Rangreza[edit]

There was no need for history merge.--115.167.70.196 (talk) 15:10, 25 September 2016 (UTC)

Histmerge junk[edit]

You forgot to revert histmerge junk for Stephen Moore (economist). Can you do that please? The edit by Yobot should be reverted as well. GeoffreyT2000 (talk, contribs) 14:23, 25 September 2016 (UTC)