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Hip hop movement[edit]

Draft:Hip Hop Movement

Thank you for moving my article to the draft, can you look at it to see if it is coming alone good, I want to do the main foot work then hope people will add onto it.

Street sting Street sting (talk) 21:44, 3 October 2016 (UTC)

Street sting, What you have is no where near ready to be an article. You should read Wikipedia:Your first article. It will help you understand the requirements for a new article. You will need to add references to reliable sources. Please click on the blue links and read the pages as they will help you make an article. -- GB fan 22:07, 3 October 2016 (UTC)

Yes, I know it's not ready yet, i didn't put the references and stuff, I'm still reading the history book and speaking with people ( Old school hip hop rappers). I just wanted to make sure that i'm doing it right the way it looks and the articles i have so far, you should see my desk, all these papers i have and notes.

Street sting Street sting (talk) 22:44, 3 October 2016 (UTC)

It is hard to review to see if it is progressing in a path to becoming an article without the references. -- GB fan 12:18, 4 October 2016 (UTC)


I think am ready to move it, I spoke with Busy Bee and D.J Jazzy Jay from the old school two of the great Hip hoppers they said it was great and a great meaning of exactly what it is. I feel so honored.

Street sting Street sting (talk) 22:42, 4 October 2016 (UTC)

It is not ready and I have moved out back. Without even looking at the sources I can tell it is not ready. I have also removed some of the references that you listed. Wikipedia articles can never be used as references. There are pages you have listed as references that are not good either. The web links that are to the main page of a website are probably not useful. I can tell from the quick look that I took, you did not read any of the links I have you above. -- GB fan 00:19, 5 October 2016 (UTC)

I added the references that i read and took my resources from, when speaking to other rap artist that have wikipedia pages (bio) on here they did tell me my first ref's were fine because they have simpler on theirs and ask me why does he think it's not ready because what they saw was great and they been on here for years, but whatever

Street stingStreet sting (talk) 00:18, 5 October 2016 (UTC)

Like I said in my last message, you obviously didn't read the three pages I linked to in my first message. So here they are again.
  1. Wikipedia:Your first article
  2. Help:Referencing for beginners
  3. Wikipedia:Identifying reliable sources
After you read those and if still don't understand the problems with your article and why some of your references are not appropriate then come back and ask specific questions. You should also compare the look of your article to other articles in Wikipedia to see how the article should look. -- GB fan 10:54, 5 October 2016 (UTC)

so can you please help and fix the refs you talking about so i can move it, everything is there for you and it is more then one ref that supports what i said that is in the article, that would be a big help, even Steven Hager that i tracked down to begged him to look at it said it was fine. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Street sting (talkcontribs) 19:39, 5 October 2016 (UTC)

I will try this a different way. Have you read the links I provided above? If not, do so. If you have and you have specific questions about how to do something ask them. -- GB fan 21:01, 5 October 2016 (UTC)

ok I changed it and took other links that i got my sources from and i read the links that you gave me and added This article talks about samples of Hip Hop Movement as the new Civil Rights Movement taking quotes from known authors. which was given to me by a respected hip hop artist who is on wiki as well. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Street sting (talkcontribs) 22:44, 5 October 2016 (UTC)

Do you want a second opinion? If you do copy and paste {{submit}} to the top of the article and then save the edit. This will alert other experienced editors that you think it it's ready. -- GB fan 00:12, 6 October 2016 (UTC)

ok :)Street sting (talk) 00:57, 6 October 2016 (UTC)

Charles Hugh Smith[edit]

Hi GB Fan, I saw a complaint on bio deletion [1], and see the deletion was done by you last June.

14:30, June 16, 2016 GB fan (talk | contribs) deleted page Charles Hugh Smith (Expired PROD, concern was: non-notable blogger; no significant coverage of Smith as an individual.)

I see one copy of the bio at in 2014. [2].

There has been a claim this deletion was done for political reasons. [3] Is it possible to show the delete-proposal discussion for this article? What sort of citations would be needed to restore a bio in a way that would be defendable as notable? Tom Ruen (talk) 14:57, 8 October 2016 (UTC)

Tomruen, since the article was deleted via the PROD process there is no deletion discussion. It was proposed that the article be deleted and no one objected for 7 days. If you or anyone wants the article restored all they have to do is ask. That is the way PROD works. -- GB fan 16:01, 8 October 2016 (UTC)

Tamme Hanken[edit]

Hello, why did you delete this page? The article certainly did contain a claim of notability and some references from national media. If you want to start an AfD, ok, but it's not a speedy case. Axolotl Nr.733 (talk) 11:56, 11 October 2016 (UTC)

No it did not have a claim to significance. It said he was born, and died. It also said he was a horse whisperer. It didn't say he accomplished anything or even did anything. The two sources said he died and that he had been on talk shows and a documentary TV show. The documentary has an article that is around right now because A7 does not apply to TV shows. It is written without a claim to significance either by the same editor that created this page. -- GB fan 12:06, 11 October 2016 (UTC)
The way I understand it, he hadn't just been on a documentary TV show, but had been its central subject for several years. That's a difference. The fact that there's a more substantial German article also shows there's more to say about him. Axolotl Nr.733 (talk) 12:23, 11 October 2016 (UTC)
That isn't what the article said and the two obituaries did not say much either. If you want I can restore it to a draft for further development. -- GB fan 12:27, 11 October 2016 (UTC)
I still think that, with articles in four languages already existing before his death and with me already in the midst of expanding it, you really shouldn't have deleted the article. I'm not even 100% sure he would be considered notable in a deletion discussion, but the claim to significance and at least some references had been there. So I'm asking you to restore the article in the main namespace - otherwise, yes, a draft would be ok. Thanks, Axolotl Nr.733 (talk) 14:00, 11 October 2016 (UTC)
Btw, here is a more extensive obituary in another national newspaper. It also says his other documentary show had had an audience of 1.5 to two million viewers. Axolotl Nr.733 (talk) 14:14, 11 October 2016 (UTC)
I still do not think there is anything there. But I have restored it. -- GB fan 14:24, 11 October 2016 (UTC)

Mind the beans[edit]

Hi GB, you may wish to note 684 is disallowing - there is a new IP to block in the logs -- samtar talk or stalk 12:59, 11 October 2016 (UTC)

I'm too slow! -- samtar talk or stalk 13:00, 11 October 2016 (UTC)
I saw your post at Wikipedia:Edit filter noticeboard‎ and looked at the logs. Thanks. -- GB fan 13:01, 11 October 2016 (UTC)

RE speedy of Eurovision Asia Song Contest[edit]

Hi GB Fan, I see you declined the A1 speedy for Eurovision Asia Song Contest. The reason a speedy was placed is because the contest is still only in the "pipework" stage and no official name has been given for the contest. Even the source states it is "speculated" that the contest may be called "Eurovision Asia Song Contest" and even "Asiavision" to "Asia Eurovision". As there is no actual article to be able to redirect the page to, then CSD is the only option. And not only that, the creator has also done the same for other articles in the past for contests that are only at the "drawing board" stage and being discussed with CEOs etc, which is evident from their talk page. The contest albeit looking like an Asian version of Eurovision, cannot be redirected to ABU Song Festivals either, as it is unknown if the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union are the organisers or the European Broadcasting Union. There is just not enough sources out there to warrant a standalone article at this WP:TOOSOON stage. Wes Mouse  T@lk 12:49, 12 October 2016 (UTC)

A1 has nothing to do with the information that is available on a subject, it has to do with what is in the Wikipedia article. The question wee need to ask to determine if A1 applies: Is there enough content in the Wikipedia article to understand what the article is about? In this case there is enough content in the article to know what the article is talking about, so A1 does not apply. What I could not determine is whether this is a TV show or an event. If it is a TV show then A7 does not apply as it is not an eligible subject matter to delete under A7. If it is an event then it is an eligible subject to be deleted under A7. -- GB fan 12:57, 12 October 2016 (UTC)
Ah thanks for clarifying the A1 meaning. As for A7, well that is a good question. As I said, the contest is still in the boardroom and early planning stages. It is unknown if it will be an event or a TV show; although the latter is probably likely - but it is too soon to even speculate that. User:Gregjarlot has been warned though from CT Cooper about conduct etc, after the user created ABU Cup TV Song Contest 2017 too soon; which again is rumoured to be the Asian version of the Eurovision Song Contest. The same user also created Eurovision 2016 Family Travel which was speedy deleted under A7. I had spoken with admin NeilN over the ABU TV Cup issue a while back who did agree that Gregjarlot appears to be acting in hastily disruptiveness, and that if the user created articles too soon again to just CSD them - which is what I have done. I get the sense that the user is not fully understanding what Wikipedia is all about and is only here to cause mayhem. Wes Mouse  T@lk 13:14, 12 October 2016 (UTC)

Deleting my Wikipedia Page[edit]


I'm not just a normal guy writing about myself. I have founded 3 startups. Selected for Forbes 30 under 30 2017. Have worked with TEDxDelhi — Preceding unsigned comment added by Raobharathr (talkcontribs) 19:21, 14 October 2016 (UTC)

If you want to write about yourself there are free web hosts available where you can write about yourself, we even have a list, Comparison of free web hosting services. -- GB fan 20:46, 14 October 2016 (UTC)

Teddy Ruxpin Hospital[edit]

Please can you contact re deletion of this entry, Thanks — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 21:14, 14 October 2016 (UTC)

I won't email you, if you want to discuss it, you can discuss it right here. -- GB fan 22:08, 14 October 2016 (UTC)

Failed nomination[edit]

Since my nomination was just a joke, recalling the rationale was 08251985, would be appropriate to use a warning template on him for behaving like this, triggering other user unnecessary work. --Osplace 16:26, 19 October 2016 (UTC)

looking at other edits they made, I don't think the "08251985" was meant as the rationale. It looks like they put that number in as their signature. At this point I don't see any need to warm them for anything. -- GB fan 00:27, 20 October 2016 (UTC)
Ok thank you. --Osplace 02:49, 20 October 2016 (UTC)


admittedly advocated for clinton to ag lynch, on tape during congressional hearings — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 13:40, 20 October 2016 (UTC)

You have been reverted by three different editors now. You need to start a discussion on the article talk page. If you keep inserting it you will be blocked. -- GB fan 13:48, 20 October 2016 (UTC)

generative art[edit]

Yes, I dispute your edit. You and freshacconci seem to be committed to keeping the generative art article as irrelevant as possible. Everything there is ancient history. — Preceding unsigned comment added by John alexander greene (talkcontribs) 00:18, 26 October 2016 (UTC)

ok, the proper place to discuss this is on the article talk page and to get consensus for the external link prior to inserting it again. -- GB fan 00:22, 26 October 2016 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Backer, Spielvogel & Bates[edit]

Hello, you deleted the article I just created on Backer, Spielvogel & Bates. I realize that there was limited content, but I intended to revisit this page shortly to expand content. On inspection this is, IMHO, a notable entity and is subject of numerous academic articles and, as such, IMHO should be part of the content of Wikipedia. Since this organization has, more recently, been acquired by Saatchi & Saatchi (as best I recall), this should be connected to that page as well as various others. As I am sure that you will appreciate, it takes time to build out and fill in a page of notable content ... something that can be done given sufficient time.

I appreciate if you could either restore that page and allow sufficient time to expand the content (and, I am sure augmented wo=ith other constructive input from other Wiki editors) to make this a valuable reference page. I particularly need the EL that I had placed in this page in order to do so. Otherwise I am tempted to give up contributing to Wikipedia. Please note, I am currently in China, and so access to Wikipedia is spotty at best.
Enquire (talk) 01:50, 26 October 2016 (UTC)

If you need additional time to create an article that is ready for the encyclopedia you can create it in the draft namespace. It can sit there and you can come back and work on it as you have time. Then when it has enough to be an actual article it can be moved to the main article space. You can create it at Draft:Backer, Spielvogel & Bates. -- GB fan 02:00, 26 October 2016 (UTC)
Actually, I proposed such a draft namespace some years ago, so happy to see that we have that now. If that is the case, would you be kind enough to reserect the page I created, with EL? ... since I did not bookmark them, TIA.
Enquire (talk) 13:36, 26 October 2016 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done -- GB fan 13:43, 26 October 2016 (UTC)


Thank you! --Gloumouth1 10:25, 27 October 2016 (UTC)

yw -- GB fan 10:44, 27 October 2016 (UTC)


Confused why you feel the subject of Sandwich Belt High Angle Conveyor has no substance. This is important information given around the world for the mining industry. — Preceding unsigned comment added by AmyDos (talkcontribs) 17:19, 27 October 2016 (UTC)

The whole prose of the article was "Sandwich Belt High Angle Conveyors". There is no context in repeating the title of the article. The list of 6 references do not provide context either because they do not say anything about what a Sandwich Belt High Angle Conveyor is. All they do is send someone to some other resource. If you think this topic needs an article you need to actually write an article that describes what a Sandwich Belt High Angle Conveyor is. You can use the references to allow others to verify what you have been written but the references by themselves is not acceptable. -- GB fan 17:32, 27 October 2016 (UTC)

EURECA Program[edit]

Hi. Can you please redirect it to U.S. Russia Foundation now? If I add a merge tag, it could take months and we might as well give up.Zigzig20s (talk) 11:08, 28 October 2016 (UTC)

If you think it should be redirected, do it. There is no need to add a merge tag, just do it. -- GB fan 11:10, 28 October 2016 (UTC)

Pipsy band[edit]

Hi GB fan, when I first made this a redirect [4], the Pipsy article was in place. Only after it was speedy deleted did I then request deletion of the redirect. Thanks, 2601:188:1:AEA0:65F5:930C:B0B2:CD63 (talk) 13:22, 28 October 2016 (UTC)

You are right, I wasn't specific enough on the edit summary. You nominated one article for speedy deletion, then changed an older article to redirect to that new article and then when it was deleted asked for the older article to be deleted as a broken redirect. That does not work either. You should have reverted the redirect and requested the article to be deleted under A7 as I did. -- GB fan 13:30, 28 October 2016 (UTC)
Okay--thanks for the explanation. I didn't realize that wasn't acceptable procedure. Cheers, 2601:188:1:AEA0:65F5:930C:B0B2:CD63 (talk) 13:32, 28 October 2016 (UTC)