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Hola![edit]

Hey man, good to see you are still active on here. I haven't been active on any of the MDW articles in a few years, but I have been getting on a little more recently and checking my Watched pages and noticed you are still going strong. Good to see, you were one of the best in the MDW realm and have done a lot of good work. Anyways, just wanted to say hey and to keep up the good fight! Take it easy, peace. jlcoving (talk) 09:24, 15 February 2017 (UTC)

  • @User:jlcoving: Hi! How are you? It's been a long time since we talked. I was actually retired for 2 years, and thought about giving up Wikipedia altogether at some point. I just got busy with work/life and then I got used to not editing at all. I always tried to stay informed with the news, but there was a period of at least 6 months when I didn't follow any more MDW news any more. I'm finally back, though! I'm back after I made it a 2017 resolution because it made me really happy to write. I just recently finished this article (nominated for DYK and eventually will try to promote it to GA). Right now I'm working on Mark Kilroy's article here, but it's bare bones right now. There is a lot of content in the sources so it should be like the other one. After that, I want to work on every MDW biography and promote them to GA at some point. I think taking such a long break as good for me because I think I've evolved as an editor. I'm starting to incorporate books/offline sources and becoming better at citing. If you'd like, I can send you a message when I'm working on something. Just let me know what interests you more and I'll let you know. Thanks for stopping by! ComputerJA () 14:30, 15 February 2017 (UTC)

Brownie[edit]

Yum, my favorite! Thank you for the brownie. I had to stop editing because the article is quite long, but quite interesting too! Best, Yoninah (talk) 21:57, 22 February 2017 (UTC)

  • Yoninah: Glad you liked it! And I'm glad you found the article interesting. Such a sad story...
Would you say the article is too long to pass a GA test? I was thinking of promoting it soon but figured I should probably make a separate article, especially for the court cases. What do you think? ComputerJA () 02:20, 23 February 2017 (UTC)

DYK for Murder of Joey Fischer[edit]

Updated DYK query.svg On 3 March 2017, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Murder of Joey Fischer, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Joey Fischer was murdered after he refused to take US$500 to date his ex-girlfriend? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Murder of Joey Fischer. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Murder of Joey Fischer), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Mifter (talk) 12:02, 3 March 2017 (UTC)

thank you[edit]

Thanks for the barnstar! Writing interesting DYK hooks is an art and I hope to continue to improve :-). Rachel Helps (BYU) (talk) 19:50, 6 March 2017 (UTC)

Great Article[edit]

My friend this article you wrote is amazing, Murder of Joey Fischer. As someone who has a very keen interest in this time period in American history I read through the whole thing. You've inspired me to update some of my own articles which are to do with crimes around this time period. It must have taken a long time to gather all that information, wow, amazing work! Inexpiable (talk) 21:38, 6 March 2017 (UTC)

  • Inexpiable - Hey, thank you! I'm glad you liked it. I specialize in Mexican Drug War articles, particularly biographies and events (like this one I recently created), but Joey's murder was the first article where I felt something "personal". I grew up in Matamoros around the time Joey was killed, so that's where my interest comes from. I was retired from Wikipedia for almost two years and came back after I made it my New Year's resolution; this was my first article coming back, and it took me about an entire month to go through The Brownsville Herald archives and read through each one before writing the article. As I was writing, I noticed that his death date was getting closer and closer, so I decided to nominate it for DYK. It was finally posted on the Main Page on March 3rd, the day of his death. Over 19K people viewed his article that day. A lot of editors/IP users fixed the grammar/prose so it helped a lot.
Have you ever considered posting your newly created/5x expanded articles to DYK? It's a great place to keep yourself busy and have your articles viewed by a larger audience. I recently submitted Murder of Mark Kilroy there. I'd be happy to take a look at your first nomination or give you some advice before you put it up for review. There are a few things you might need to know. I'm mostly interested in Mexican crime articles, but I've recently grown interests in Texas murders too (like Death of Irene Garza, which I reviewed for Good Article just this weekend). If you ever have any questions or would like a second pair of eyes on your work, feel free to let me know! ComputerJA () 22:35, 6 March 2017 (UTC)
  • ComputerJA Hey thanks for responding. I might consider doing that with DYK but to be honest with you I would be slightly worried about my articles getting flagged or deleted as I have had a few removed in the past which worries me a little, because they weren't notable enough or were sourced badly. I have improved massively since then though. If you're interested in Texas murders though, I wrote this article: Murder of Pete Shrum which was the murder of a gas station clerk in Mesquite that actually happened the same month as the Murder of Joey Fischer, which is what first got me interested in your article. I know the murder of a clerk isn't relevant for Notability criteria, but his murder was filmed and is well known cause of it. I advise you don't watch the video of his death on LiveLeak cause it is very disturbing and a sad story. This crime really bothered me and it's why I made a page for it. Wikipedia notability is a concern for me on the article but his death was filmed which is what I feel makes it notable. It's been shown in quite a few tv documentaries so what do you think? As his murder was filmed it's pretty well known online cause the footage is out there and the article got nearly 2000 views in a few days when it was featured on reddit. The problem is a lot of the news sources are from archive files which requires a fee for each one, which makes it difficult to source the information. But thanks for the help. Inexpiable (talk) 22:55, 6 March 2017 (UTC)
Inexpiable - Hi, I would say that if a certain murder was covered in several TV documentaries, it would also have newspaper and book coverages. If not, then it would be very difficult to prove that your topic is notable. Have you read through Wikipedia:News articles? I really like this quote they have: A violent crime, sensationalized event or accidental death may be notable enough to reporters and news editors to justify coverage in the news, but not be of encyclopedic importance. But a crime that led to a significant change in the law, an event that actually became a sensation, or a death that led to new safety practices, may have long-term encyclopedic value, and could merit an article if sufficient secondary sources were available to establish its importance. Take Murder of Darrell Lunsford, which you wrote, for example. This definitely marked a change in the way police officers do routine stops (as long as you can prove that and make the article long enough with reliable sources, you're good to go). For anything other than that, editors will cite Wikipedia:Wikipedia is not a newspaper.
Are you by any chance a university student or have a public library card? Sometimes this can grant you access to paid newspaper archives. I have a University of Texas account to access archives and get print books (often through interlibrary loans). What I usually do to decide whether a topic is notable is, [1] make sure the topic goes beyond just a local coverage (in Joey's case, most was covered by the Brownsville Herald, but the NYT, The Houston Chronicle, AP, the New Yorker, and a few book pages covered it too), [2] look in Google Books and see if you can pull a few reliable books to use, [3] news articles talked about the murder well after the murder occurred, and not just "reported" it when it happened and then never talked about it again (this establishes the impact of the event as "historical"). Hope this helps! ComputerJA () 01:46, 7 March 2017 (UTC)
ComputerJA Hi thanks for the advice. I actually graduated last year and I'm also from the UK so I would have no such luck with accessing those archives. I agree with this: Wikipedia:Wikipedia is not a newspaper and what you said about notability. But, isn't the fact that if a murder was filmed it makes me it far more notable than a standard murder? We're effectively watching the last few minutes of someones life. When I first saw Banned from TV the first thing I wanted to do was find out more about some of the film content. No such luck, which is why I wrote some of the articles. In this day and era the filmed deaths now exist online, extracted from various documentaries and other programs. The videos are out there, on reddit, liveleak and even youtube. Most getting thousands of views, even Banned from TV has over 500K views on YouTube. That means those 500,000 people also have watched the Murder of Charles Blankenship for example, another article I wrote. This article has been featured in the Sub Reddit Watch people die - not because people enjoy these things but I feel it's more morbid curiosity. I would just hate to see any of my articles deleted because they're not "notable" enough because I've put a lot of work into them. What do you think about that? Doesn't a filmed death sort of warrant it as being notable? Thanks Inexpiable (talk) 08:08, 7 March 2017 (UTC)
Inexpiable - I hate that feeling. Working on an article that later gets flagged for deletion. That happened to me at the very beginning when I was writing articles about people from Mexico (mostly historical biographies) that were not "notable" for Wikipedia. I knew they were, but most of them were mentioned in offline sources that I had no way of backing up online. I'm pretty sure you can make a case for your articles, however. The thing is, I'd say that most of the info you would rely on is in print newspapers from the city/state the murder occurred. And that's extremely difficult to access. Try to make your articles somewhat long and keep those three points I mentioned in mind. I'm more of an inclusionist here so I rather see your articles than have them deleted. ComputerJA () 02:53, 8 March 2017 (UTC)
Also in terms of DYK. I think my latest article Freeman family murders might be worth submitting. I'll work on it a bit more today but thanks for the suggestion and good to see another crime enthusiastic writer out there :-) Inexpiable (talk) 08:08, 7 March 2017 (UTC)
  • Yeah, Freeman family murders was recently created (past five days) so it should work. Make sure to read through the requirements. Let me know if you have any questions! ComputerJA () 02:53, 8 March 2017 (UTC)
Another thank you - thanks for checking out my Murder of Darrell Lunsford article, another 1990s murder in Texas, I figured it would interest you. It was the first article I ever wrote for Wikipedia back in 2011. It was actually because of the information you put in your Joey Fischer article with the Federal Bureau of Prisons inmate locator that I was able to find the information on where the three suspects were imprisoned. Inexpiable (talk) 09:53, 7 March 2017 (UTC)
  • Yeah, I saw! I actually went back in and tried to look for Joey's middleman suspect (Daniel Garza) and finally found him in a Texas prison. I was looking through the Federal Bureau but he was in a state prison so no wonder. ComputerJA () 02:53, 8 March 2017 (UTC)

Hello![edit]

Hello Computed JA. Thank you for your review of the article I wrote for Sofía Espinosa. I think I already fulfilled your suggestions, would you be kind enough to review it again?. Cheers. Javier Espinoza (talk) 03:04, 8 March 2017 (UTC)

Muchas gracias. Thank you for the barnstar. I will try to review articles, and also I nominated a new one. Cheers. Javier Espinoza (talk) 21:41, 10 March 2017 (UTC)

DYK for Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes[edit]

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Mifter (talk) 00:02, 12 March 2017 (UTC)

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DYK for Murder of Mark Kilroy[edit]

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Mifter (talk) 12:02, 14 March 2017 (UTC)

Hook pulled[edit]

FYI, your Mark Kilroy hook was pulled from the Main Page, and a discussion is going on at WT:DYK#What is appropriate for the main page?. Yoninah (talk) 17:11, 14 March 2017 (UTC)

Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan[edit]

Your concern about refs in Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan: I supplied two refs for the hymnal numbers. For a piece with an article (Karg-Elert): do we really have to copy the refs from there? I supplied a ref, anyway. The first request: I am guilty of haing split the paragraph for the image's sake. - The author seems not around, so I am left to change an article which I promised not to touch, see talk ;) --Gerda Arendt (talk) 08:45, 20 March 2017 (UTC)

@Gerda Arendt: Great, thank you for clarifying! I just saw that there were two paragraphs without a ref and decided to be bold about it. Thanks for taking care of this. Didn't mean to cause any confusion with the last sentence. Thanks! ComputerJA () 13:37, 20 March 2017 (UTC)
I should make it a habit to double the ref when splitting a paragraph, which in this case was simply for the image position, to avoid sandwiching. Which last sentence? The Karg-Elert? Spent too much time this morning to make that a halfway Wikipedia article, would need much more tlc, but I don't have time for it. - Did you see the talk page of the hymn, and why I'd prefer to stay away? --Gerda Arendt (talk) 13:51, 20 March 2017 (UTC)
@Gerda Arendt: Just read through the whole thing... wow. Thank you for your improvements in these topics. And yes, I meant Karg-Elert sentence. ComputerJA () 14:06, 20 March 2017 (UTC)

Talkback[edit]

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7&6=thirteen () 12:37, 21 March 2017 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Thanks for you Paul Rapsey Hodge edits. Proactive editing, not just reviewing. 7&6=thirteen () 14:53, 21 March 2017 (UTC)
  • Thanks for the barnstar! It's been a few years since I got one. It was a pleasure reading the article, thanks for the interesting read. ComputerJA () 15:45, 21 March 2017 (UTC)
IMO, one of the things that is seriously wrong with Wikipedia is that WP:barnstars (which are cheap) are not given out with more alacrity. We are long on whips and sticks, and short on carrots and caresses. Rectifying this would go a long way toward resolving our editor retention crisis. See Wikipedia:Award barnstars. I am a member of Wikipedia:Kindness Campaign which lists a multiplicity of barnstars. Wikipedia:WikiProject Editor Retention is good, too. 7&6=thirteen () 15:58, 21 March 2017 (UTC)
You could not have said it better. I try to give out a couple of barnstars per week, but since I'm usually focused on obscure projects, I rarely interact with other editors. I'll definitely spread the karma! ComputerJA () 16:17, 21 March 2017 (UTC)
Blessings be upon you. 7&6=thirteen () 16:18, 21 March 2017 (UTC)

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DYK for Abigael González Valencia[edit]

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Mifter (talk) 00:03, 30 March 2017 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Rubén Oseguera González[edit]

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thanks[edit]

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Thank you for your improvements to Attack on Richard Nixon's motorcade, and all your contributions to Latin America articles. DarjeelingTea (talk) 13:33, 31 March 2017 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Rubén Oseguera González[edit]

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By the way, as you are often linking to drug lord, you may want to fix up that page, which right now looks like a telephone directory of crime figures. Yoninah (talk) 14:15, 31 March 2017 (UTC)
  • @Yoninah: – LOL, yeah ... I'd probably have to end up removing 90% of the info in there. Thanks for your suggesting and copyedits! ComputerJA () 14:20, 31 March 2017 (UTC)

DYK for Rubén Oseguera González[edit]

Updated DYK query.svg On 5 April 2017, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Rubén Oseguera González, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that suspected Mexican drug lord Rubén Oseguera González was released from prison three times in less than a year? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Rubén Oseguera González. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Rubén Oseguera González), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Mifter (talk) 00:04, 5 April 2017 (UTC)

Welcome Back![edit]

You were missed! I'm so glad you're back. The content in your areas of interest just wasn't the same as when you were editing. If you need anything, let me know. Crtew (talk) 00:41, 6 April 2017 (UTC)

Article lookover[edit]

Hello, ComputerJA. It's been a few weeks since you put the GA review of Giosue Gallucci up for a second opinion and there's been no reply yet. I was wondering if you would be willing to look at an article I created, Nicolo Schiro. It's nowhere near GA level, I'm just looking for a general impression, any problems, and any advice for improvement. I was hoping to ask you after the GA review, since you seem interested in the general subject of crime. However, because of the delay I thought I might as well ask now. If you think I should wait before making this type of request, I understand. Libertybison (talk) 23:25, 10 April 2017 (UTC)

  • @Libertybison: Hi, thanks for stopping by! I think the article is pretty good. Sources are strong and it seems to be thorough. Here are a few suggestions:
(1): I would say you should expand the intro a bit more (two short paragraphs should be fine). I'm thinking like an intro this size that accurately summarizes the article per WP:LEAD should be good.
(2): Make sure his death date is complete in the body paragraphs. The infobox has the complete date but the section below does not.
(3): The intro lacks his nationality. I saw Joseph Bonanno has "Sicilian-born American". Perhaps adding "early Italian mafia boss" should be fine (since he renounced his American citizenship).
(4): Italy is linked twice in the infobox so that might constitute WP:OVERLINK. Same goes for Sicily.
(5): At this time the most powerful mafia boss — I would rephrase this per WP:WEASEL. Trust me, I often do the same thing when I write about Mexican drug lords. I usually put "high-ranking" instead of powerful but in this case it would sound weird.
(6): Dash, Mike (2009). The First Family: Terror, Extortion and the Birth of the American Mafia. London: Simon & Schuster. — Just saw this doesn't show the page when you click the book. You will probably need it if you plan to nominate it to GA.
(7): I thought that this source was unreliable, but I googled the writers and they appear to be experts in their field (they wrote some books together). You should be good here as long as you can show that they are the same person.
(8): Some of the sources have dates like "9 December 1910" and "2015-02-05". Try to choose one of the two.

These are some minor details. Other than that, the article looks like a great candidate. Let me know what you think and if you ever nominate it for GA! ComputerJA () 01:42, 11 April 2017 (UTC)

Thank you for taking a look at the article. I've started to implement some of the recommendations you made. I was hoping to find some more information about Schiro's criminal activities before considering taking it to GA, so it may take awhile before that happens. Libertybison (talk) 03:12, 11 April 2017 (UTC)

RE: Retired[edit]

Hey thanks for the message. No not for good, I've put it back to semi-retired. I will edit casually from now on. It's not just the DYK situation, I kind of feel I've been spending a lot of time on here so fancy a break from it. Need to focus on my personal life and I should be starting a new job soon which will keep me busy. I doubt I'll make any new articles from now on to be honest. I mean I get the whole DYK thing I just don't agree with some of it and when you spend ages writing stuff for an article for it to just get taken down is obviously very frustrating. Not only that I made an edit on another article that I didn't personally create recently, took me a while to find the prison records for the offender and then it's reverted for "too much unnecessary information". Stuff like that just makes me question why I bother. I'll make a few minor edits here and there and update my own articles but I feel it's just time to move on. Thanks for the message though. Inexpiable (talk) 13:29, 18 April 2017 (UTC)

Dortmunder![edit]

Beer selection.

Cheers Mate! Thanks for the beer… awesome! Must join me ComputerJA! It’s the weekend… kick back and grab one…  : - ) Tortillovsky (talk) 19:50, 22 April 2017 (UTC)

Murder of Kylie Maybury[edit]

Want to look at Murder of Kylie Maybury ? Paul Benjamin Austin (talk) 23:44, 26 April 2017 (UTC)

  • @Paul Benjamin Austin: Thank you, just read through the article ... another sad story. I was reading through the Template:Unidentified decedent this afternoon and spent hours reading through some of the articles. It's interesting that Maybury's case in particular has a development next month. This is something we should keep an eye on. Cheers, ComputerJA () 00:39, 27 April 2017 (UTC)

Mexican Army[edit]

Please stop deleting material from this article while I am still working on it. I was in the process of adding source references, less than a minute after putting in the main text, when you intervened. Buistr (talk) 01:17, 30 April 2017 (UTC)

  • @Buistr: You made an update without providing a source, thus failing to meet the burden of proof. If you're in the process of expanding the article, please use a sandbox. I will keep deleting information you add that is unsourced. Go to WP:VERIFY for more information: Any material that needs a source but does not have one may be removed. ComputerJA () 01:25, 30 April 2017 (UTC)
  • Thank you. I have been contributing to Wikipedia for eleven years and I think that I understand the need for sourcing material. My point was that you cut in while I was still working on filling a gap in an article that I had regularly contributed to (complete with source references) over an extended period. Now please let me finish. Buistr (talk) 01:45, 30 April 2017 (UTC)
  • @Buistr: The point is WP:VERIFY means my action was within policy. If I "cut" you from doing your work, then please follow the guidelines thoroughly next time to avoid facing this again. ComputerJA () 02:47, 30 April 2017 (UTC)

GA Review - The Bhoys from Seville[edit]

Thanks for taking on this review, I look forward to seeing what comments you have. I'll try to address any issues raised ASAP, but depending on circumstance it might take me a day or two. ShugSty (talk) 17:03, 2 May 2017 (UTC)

  • @ShugSty: – You're welcome. I'm gunna have to watch some of the full highlight replays in the round stage and up to the final... especially that late minute goal from Larsson. See you in the review page. ComputerJA () 19:28, 2 May 2017 (UTC)

Thank you very much for the time taken to review The Bhoys from Seville and efforts to assist in getting it to GA status. It's always nice to see the articles I work on get a green sticker on them! :)

I don't think I have the eye for detail yet to carry out a full GA review myself, but would be more than happy to help out in addressing issues with any football related GA-nominated article.

Anyway, once again, thanks! ShugSty (talk) 09:00, 4 May 2017 (UTC)

Barnstar thanks[edit]

Why thank you ... it's always amazing to me what people will appreciate and thank you for. I hope the article doesn't take too long to get reviewed. Daniel Case (talk) 01:54, 5 May 2017 (UTC)

  • @Daniel Case: GA nominations usually take 3-6 months now from what I'm seeing. I've currently going to tackle a few reviews in the Sports section (the longest one we got right now). I'd be more than happy to take a look at your nomination after that. After all, crime is my favorite topic on Wikipedia. I wrote Murder of Joey Fischer so I guess I have a decent grasp of what I should be looking for in your nomination. Cheers, ComputerJA () 02:10, 5 May 2017 (UTC)

DYK for Antonio Oseguera Cervantes[edit]

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Vanamonde (talk) 05:23, 8 May 2017 (UTC)

Thanks for Barnstar[edit]

Thank you very much for the barnstar that you gave me right now for my Ferguson v. McKiernan article! :) Futurist110 (talk) 01:23, 11 May 2017 (UTC)

  • @Futurist110: No need to thank me, it was well deserved! If you can, please spread the WikiLove to someone else you think deserves it. Cheers! ComputerJA () 01:26, 11 May 2017 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Disappearance of Federico Tobares[edit]

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DYK for Disappearance of Federico Tobares[edit]

Updated DYK query.svg On 24 May 2017, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Disappearance of Federico Tobares, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Argentine chef Federico Tobares disappeared while driving in Jalisco, Mexico? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Disappearance of Federico Tobares. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Disappearance of Federico Tobares), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Mifter (talk) 00:02, 24 May 2017 (UTC)

Redirect page "Good Articles"[edit]

Hello again. (I didn't remember our first encounter until now, but what the heck. ;) ) I see that you re-created the page Good Articles as redirect to WP:Good Articles, even after the RFD nomination resulted in deletion. I thought about taking both this and Good Article to DRV. Question: are you sure that the consensus can change? --George Ho (talk) 17:08, 4 June 2017 (UTC)

  • @George Ho: Hi! Thanks for your message. I was not aware of the RFD consensus. I also have no idea if the consensus can change... I apologize for complicating things. Let me know if you need anything from me. ComputerJA () 17:16, 4 June 2017 (UTC)
No worries. Either you can leave it as is and request deletion review, or request deletion by using {{db-g7}}. Your choice. --George Ho (talk) 17:19, 4 June 2017 (UTC)
Hey there, again. I'm going to take the RFD discussions to deletion review. You don't mind, do you? --George Ho (talk) 13:48, 9 June 2017 (UTC)
@George Ho: I don't mind, go for it! ComputerJA () 14:14, 9 June 2017 (UTC)

Done. --George Ho (talk) 14:37, 9 June 2017 (UTC)

Re-notifying you, just in case you forget: Wikipedia:Deletion review/Log/2017 June 9. --George Ho (talk) 16:26, 15 June 2017 (UTC)

To notify you, the redirect page is deleted per DRV, though no prejudice to RfD. Thoughts? --George Ho (talk) 00:45, 18 June 2017 (UTC)

Never mind that. They are taken to Wikipedia:Redirects for discussion/Log/2017 June 18#Redirects to Wikipedia:Good articles. --George Ho (talk) 12:40, 18 June 2017 (UTC)

DYK for Elvis González Valencia[edit]

Updated DYK query.svg On 5 June 2017, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Elvis González Valencia, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that suspected Mexican drug lord Elvis González Valencia has 17 siblings, giving rise to their clan nickname "Cuinis", referring to a ground squirrel found locally? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Elvis González Valencia. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Elvis González Valencia), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Mifter (talk) 00:02, 5 June 2017 (UTC)

DYK for Tropical ground squirrel[edit]

Updated DYK query.svg On 5 June 2017, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Tropical ground squirrel, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that suspected Mexican drug lord Elvis González Valencia has 17 siblings, giving rise to their clan nickname "Cuinis", referring to a ground squirrel found locally? You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Tropical ground squirrel), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Mifter (talk) 00:02, 5 June 2017 (UTC)

DYK for Elvis González Valencia[edit]

Updated DYK query.svg On 13 June 2017, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Elvis González Valencia, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that U.S. citizens are prohibited from conducting business transactions with Elvis González Valencia? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Elvis González Valencia. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Elvis González Valencia), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Mifter (talk) 00:03, 13 June 2017 (UTC)

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Thanks for the barnstar, really apreciated! :) --ProtoplasmaKid (talk) 18:41, 21 June 2017 (UTC)