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Jack Green etal[edit]

Yes I see what you mean, sorry. I refer to Jack Green (1905-1960), footballer who played for Carlton and Hawthorn. Ancestry.com actually show him as John Joseph Patrick "Jack" Green. See also www.melbunifootball.com/Personalities.pdf on page 8 Cheers PS I have more on his school life to add once you work out what title you want to use. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Henry Sowerberry (talkcontribs) 01:01, 15 March 2015 (UTC)

Hi. I'd suggest keeping the article title as Jack Green (footballer born 1905) if that's what you mean, "Jack Green" seems to be the most commonly used name in references.(WP:COMMONNAME). I've tidied the article up a bit with some citations, it would be great if you could expand it. Cheers Jevansen (talk) 08:30, 15 March 2015 (UTC)

Ken Seymour has been nominated for Did You Know[edit]

Jack Condon (footballer)[edit]

I noticed you put him under living people-do we have any sources of him being still alive? (Well some people put living people when the person was born in 1910 because there is no DOD and other times I've seen them put year of death missing when it is possible they are alive like being born in 1940!) Wgolf (talk) 23:42, 24 March 2015 (UTC)

Hi. No source, just can't be sure he is deceased. I've changed it to "possibly living people", just did the maths and that would seem more appropriate. Thanks. Jevansen (talk) 23:47, 24 March 2015 (UTC)

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Please take a look at the article Let's Dance 2015. Thanks.--BabbaQ (talk) 16:41, 11 April 2015 (UTC)

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DYK for Ken Seymour[edit]

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Removing of edit[edit]

I have recently had an edit removed from a page in which I have added to. It was factual and sourced. There was no reason for its removal. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Robbie4pm (talkcontribs) 13:18, 24 June 2015 (UTC)

AWB Script[edit]

Hi,
I see that you have imported the AWB Script. I have a question about it and the script author seems to be inactive here since January, so I try with you Face-wink.svg
In the « Skip » tab, when I use the option « When page contains: » simultaneously with « When page doesn't contain: », the script skip every pages when I start it. Do you have an idea of the problem ? Do there is a way to use simultaneously these options ? If you don't have a clue of what I'm talking about, do you know someone who can help me ?
Thank you very much ! Simon Villeneuve (talk) 23:51, 1 July 2015 (UTC)

Hi Simon. I had the same problem, which seems to be resolved if you tick Regular Expression. That got it working for me. Jevansen (talk) 09:44, 2 July 2015 (UTC)
Thank you ! I tried it before, but I think that I missed to write it correctly (with all these "\" before "special" caracters).
Nice day to you ! Simon Villeneuve (talk) 12:24, 2 July 2015 (UTC)
Hi !
Sorry to bother you again, but I have another problem and maybe you can help me.
In « Save automatically » mode, every time I click on the red « Stop » tab, the last page charged by the script is completely erased (whitened, blanchie). Did you know this problem ? Do you know who to avoid that ?
Thank you ! Simon Villeneuve (talk) 11:31, 12 July 2015 (UTC)
Hi Simon. I'm not aware of any way of stopping that from happening I'm afraid. Jevansen (talk) 09:35, 13 July 2015 (UTC)
I know 2 ways : When my computer go on sleep mode and when someone write a message on my bot talkpage.
Do you know someone who know more about this ? Simon Villeneuve (talk) 00:14, 14 July 2015 (UTC)

Request for merge[edit]

Hello Jevansen, I see that you have merged the page List of Twenty20 International cricket matches played by Nepal into List of Twenty20 International matches played by Nepal. Would you please consider doing the same to the List of Twenty20 cricket matches played by Nepal into List of Twenty20 matches played by Nepal. It also contains the merge tag. Cricshady (talk) 02:40, 4 July 2015 (UTC)

Hello again, The content of the page List of Twenty20 cricket matches played by Nepal has been restored by a user. It's not about which page was created first but about what is the general accepted and used trend in naming the Wikipedia articles. But the user seem to ignore it. Please check out the talk page of this article. It might give you better perspective about what needs to be done. Thank you, Cricshady (talk) 07:08, 16 July 2015 (UTC)
Hi Cricshady. I performed the previous merges per WP:BOLD to try and rectify what is a ridiculous situation where we have two editors making identical edits to identical lists, I just picked the earliest created list for the one to be merged into and later chose the one you requested here for naming consistency. What needs to be done, seeing as this has been contested, is you need to make another merge proposal like that previously attempted. If you look through the lists and those in the subcategories at Category:Twenty20 cricket lists we have a mixture of "Twenty20" and "Twenty20 cricket" being used. So there is no accepted trend, yes the article is called Twenty20 but most existing lists do use "Twenty20 cricket". As the last merge proposal didn't attract any attention I'd suggest posting a neutral notice at Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Cricket notifying people that a discussion is taking place. Jevansen (talk) 08:40, 16 July 2015 (UTC)

Demonwiki links[edit]

Thanks for that. I'd been meaning to do something about it but I've never got the hang of AWB. Jenks24 (talk) 07:58, 25 July 2015 (UTC)

No worries. If only fixing the Fullpointsfooty links were that easy. Jevansen (talk) 00:31, 26 July 2015 (UTC)
Only 1800 odd more to go! The-Pope (talk) 03:26, 13 August 2015 (UTC)
Fun times ahead. Any external link can be replaced with that AustralianFootball template you created but what's the preference when it comes to citations? Is it best to preserve an archive link? Jevansen (talk) 06:53, 13 August 2015 (UTC)
If it's to one of the articles, last time I checked they didn't seem to have been all transferred over, so I'd think that an archive link will be needed. If it's to a player's page, then most of the text seems to have been migrated. You could also contact Gigz to ask about any missing articles. The-Pope (talk) 03:45, 14 August 2015 (UTC)

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European exploration of Australia[edit]

European exploration of Australia has been vandalised by the IP user you know. Can you report him?Xx236 (talk) 05:59, 27 August 2015 (UTC)

I have given them a Level 4/Final warning. Jevansen (talk) 07:24, 27 August 2015 (UTC)

Edit request[edit]

You seem to be familiar judging by your edit history with the AFL siren controversy. User Jenks24 seems to have something against the STJFL addition to other incidents and is using "block evasion" as an excuse. It seems that we need an experienced editor to look into this and hopefully you can see how important and notable the incident is and try to retain it. Thanking you in advance. 1.136.97.1 (talk) 22:48, 12 September 2015 (UTC)

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brownlow wada information[edit]

Hi can you clarify what is wrong with my post?

159.21.131.7 (talk) 02:18, 30 September 2015 (UTC)

Sure. Watson is not listed with an asterisk (or any other symbol you want to come up with) to signify doubt over his Brownlow win in any reliable sources. The AFL does not do so and have made no such announcement over the eligibility of his Brownlow win.[1]. Your first source is speculation over what could happen and the second does not even mention the Brownlow. Using an asterisk against his name is original research and defamatory (see also our policy on biographies of living persons). It is also defamatory to make a statement in the article that his win is pending investigation unless you have significant sourcing to back that up.

Jevansen (talk) 02:37, 30 September 2015 (UTC)

Gee, you look like a bit of a tool now; don't you. Literally no difference between an asterisk and a § — Preceding unsigned comment added by 139.216.1.155 (talk) 12:29, 10 March 2016 (UTC)

There's a significant difference between the situation now and where we were with this six months ago, when this conversation was had. As the AFL have now announced his Brownlow eligibility is under review, reliable sources now support having some sort of footnote. Jevansen (talk) 12:50, 10 March 2016 (UTC)

John Altmann[edit]

  • Please list at John_Altmann#References. 333-blue 12:25, 4 October 2015 (UTC)
List what? Jevansen (talk) 12:28, 4 October 2015 (UTC)

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For creating several articles on tennis players from the past. Nice work! Wolbo (talk) 16:43, 20 December 2015 (UTC)

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Thanks[edit]

@Jevansen, Jenks24, and The-Pope: Just wanted to say a quick thanks to you blokes for the work you've done making updates/error fixes/moves/disambiguations/adding categories on the pages I've made recently, as well as fixing links I've missed on the club player lists. Thanks also for the assistance with the inevitable notability/reference etc issues that people seem to enjoy throwing at me! Cheers! Terlob (talk) 13:05, 10 January 2016 (UTC)

and the thanks are strongly reciprocated back to you. I'm not sure if you guys are all aware of what's been happening at the cricket project, where a few single game first class cricketers have been deleted, and the whole WP:CRIN vs WP:GNG discussion is ongoing, but I hope it never spreads to any old single game VFL players. Happy new year to Jevansen, Terlob, Jenks and any other talk page stalkers who read this. Cheers, The-Pope (talk) 18:06, 10 January 2016 (UTC)
Likewise, the creation is the bulk of the work. Hope you all had a great holidays, Jenks24 (talk) 03:03, 11 January 2016 (UTC)
Happy New Year guys. Thanks for all your work Terlob, any edits I have made are minor. Jevansen (talk) 08:45, 11 January 2016 (UTC)

Alan Thomson[edit]

Hi Jevansen. I see you create and edit articles on both cricket and Australian rules football. I was wondering if you could help identify if the following biographies are one and the same person:

A note was placed on the former's talkpage that brought it to my attention. Thanks. Lugnuts Dick Laurent is dead 13:25, 18 January 2016 (UTC)

(talk page stalker) Same guy, looks like a merge is in order. And perhaps a rename to something like "(sportsman)". Jenks24 (talk) 16:14, 18 January 2016 (UTC)
On second though, "(sportsman)" would clash with Alan Thomson (cricketer), which even rules out "(Australian sportsman)". Hmmm. Jenks24 (talk) 16:24, 18 January 2016 (UTC)
Could we do Alan Thomson (sportsman, born 1899)? (has been used before, see Frank Mitchell). Jevansen (talk) 21:49, 18 January 2016 (UTC)
Thanks - makes sense to me. I'll do that now. Lugnuts Dick Laurent is dead 08:01, 19 January 2016 (UTC)
Thanks for doing the merge. I like the new title, too. Jenks24 (talk) 10:41, 19 January 2016 (UTC)

On a similar topic, Charles McGrath and Dave McGrath (footballer, born 1872) are almost certainly the same person but I can't find a source to explicitly make the connection. Any chance you can, Jevansen? I notice you added Category:South Ballarat Football Club players to Charles' article. Jenks24 (talk) 10:41, 19 January 2016 (UTC)

All I can find are references which indicate that Fitzroy's other Dave McGrath, David G. McGrath, is the son of the politician (and also from the South Ballarat Football Club). That at least points to some affinity between the family and both clubs, but I can't get anything concrete to connect the politician to the 1900 Fitzroy player. Jevansen (talk) 23:48, 19 January 2016 (UTC)

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Adam Voges and Batting Averages[edit]

You reverted my edit stating that "claims need appropriate supporting references, not hyperbole from one journalist". However, you aren't clear on what constitutes "an appropriate supporting reference". (Ironically, you accuse me of subjectivity, while yourself being subjective.) I can't see anything wrong about my edit. Don Bradman's average is, in fact, iconic and deserves mention in the lead. Adam Voges has historically been the only batsman to come close to this, and has been compared by numerous people (not just one journalist, I can give more references) to Bradman. So, while his average remains high, I think both names deserve mention in the lead. Please explain objectively why you feel otherwise. 96.248.68.27 (talk) 00:08, 20 March 2016 (UTC)

Appropriate supporting references would be articles that make serious claims that Voges has rivalled "Bradman's status in the game's elite". I'll save you the time, you won't find one which goes beyond a mention of statistics. Voges is not the only batsman to have a Bradmanesque start to their career. I'd suggest reading about Jimmy Adams, who averaged 87 after 12 Tests. Barely averaged 40 in the end. More recently Mike Hussey averaged 84 after 20 Tests. If you think Voges averaging 95 is significantly better than both of those, consider that he is only one low score away from averaging in the 80s as well. The journalists know this, which is why it is you and not them making these claims. Jevansen (talk) 04:16, 20 March 2016 (UTC)

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New tennis article creation[edit]

Just a heads up. When making tennis player tables, as our tennis guidelines now stand, outcome should be "result", the tables need a "category", and we don't use a number column at all. However the number column is under discussion in detail at the project talk page. Thanks. Fyunck(click) (talk) 23:47, 14 April 2016 (UTC)

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Glitch[edit]

Ach, I'll draw that diff to Ohconfucius's attention. Tony (talk) 11:47, 27 April 2016 (UTC)

Thanks Tony. Jevansen (talk) 12:42, 27 April 2016 (UTC)

Raymonde Veber Jones[edit]

Thanks for adding the ref for Raymonde Veber Jones, there have been tons of times where I've seen people add living people without a ref for things like that (of course the most amusing was when I saw one being added to a guy born in 1850, they must of misread that as 1950 is my only guess!) Wgolf (talk) 02:25, 4 May 2016 (UTC)

Haha no problem, thanks for the prompt. Jevansen (talk) 02:29, 4 May 2016 (UTC)

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I'd just replace it with an image from Trove rather try and fight the battle that it's PD. The first page of results has a couple of images that might be OK. Jenks24 (talk) 07:56, 16 May 2016 (UTC)
Yeah mate I think you're right, should be plenty of options available on trove given his profile. I was struggling to find another source for it anyway now that FPF is defunct. Jevansen (talk) 09:22, 16 May 2016 (UTC)
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Thanks, Jev[edit]

Certainly appreciate your feedback on the Kicks after the siren in Australian rules football article, I left a bit of food for thought on the Talk page. I had a little chuckle to myself when the Hun / Fox Footy ran an article today that talked of how "only 38 people have done it since 1913" – in the space of two hours I found four more, surely you'd just say "at least"! But I guess that is the state of journalism (or lack thereof) these days...

It's definitely been a while since I've edited heavily on WP, even longer since I've seen the names of guys like you, Pope, Sge etc... do any of those guys still edit? I can vividly recall the enjoyable WP:AFL Quiz circa 2009. Hope all is well. Gibbsyspin 10:02, 16 May 2016 (UTC)

Hey Gibbsy, good to hear from you. Ah yes, forgot about that quiz, the cricket members had one as well which met the same fate. Both were good fun. You'll find that User:The-Pope is very much still active, User:Roisterer is still around too. Incidentally I just went back and checked if anyone has recently edited the AFL quiz and noticed that the Pope finally provided us with an answer to the final question, some seven years after it was asked in 2009 ... that's a long time to leave us hanging. Jevansen (talk) 10:52, 16 May 2016 (UTC)
Welcome back Mr Spin. I was waiting to answer the Quiz question after I created {{Fremantle Football Club premiership players}}. <sadface> In regards to the Kicks ATS article, referencing to You Tube is probably my bigger issue, rather than other leagues. Will expand my comment there. The-Pope (talk) 12:07, 16 May 2016 (UTC)

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I was looking at the history for Sarah Robles and noticed that you removed Category:American weightlifters using HotCat). I'm guessing you are involved in some sort of cleanup but neither Category:American weightlifters nor your talk page explains the nature of the project. Sarah Robles is a weightlifter from the United States. --Marc Kupper|talk 07:56, 23 August 2016 (UTC)

Hi Marc. Thank you for your question. I am currently splitting these categories by gender. In this case I removed the category as it is a parent category of Category:American women weightlifters, which already existed on Sarah's page. Jevansen (talk) 09:18, 23 August 2016 (UTC)
Thanks. Will you be merging Category:American female weightlifters‎ and Category:American women weightlifters‎? --Marc Kupper|talk 20:23, 24 August 2016 (UTC)
I plan to yes, as well as Category:Turkish women's weightlifters to Category:Turkish female weightlifters. Thanks Marc. Jevansen (talk) 22:15, 24 August 2016 (UTC)

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Alex Stenzel[edit]

A world ranking is notable in itself and three world rankings and having additional mastered 10 other diverse athletic disciplines certainly qualifies for a great multi athlete.Vonlandsberg (talk) 03:19, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

Not notable per Wikipedia:Notability (sports). Junior tennis players are presumed notable if they have "been in the top 3 of the junior ITF world rankings", cyclists need to have competed in a UCI, Grand Tour or Olympic race and merely competing in the Ironman World Championship is not enough, a "top ten finish" is required for a presumption of notability. If any of these are met, they need to be supported by a independent reliable source (not Alex Stenzel.com). Jevansen (talk) 03:33, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

Stenzel made it to the semifinals at the Port Washington Rolex Cup, in Port Washington New York, in 1981 which was then considered the unofficial indoor world championships in the under 18 division. The only sources are news paper cut outs at Stenzel official website. [2]Vonlandsberg (talk) 03:55, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

Does that meet any of the requirements listed at WP:NTENNIS? Jevansen (talk) 04:01, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

No, but still a notable multi-athlete. How about creating a new page called poly athlete that doesn't have such a high requirements for the primary sport but takes in consideration a high level of sophistication in many athletic disciplines. Vonlandsberg (talk) 04:39, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

We could ... but he wouldn't be good enough for that either. Jevansen (talk) 04:42, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

Do you know of any other athletes who have been as good as he has in as many and such diverse variety of sports?Vonlandsberg (talk) 05:31, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

Is he good? I can't find any sources which discuss his supposed all-round sporting abilities. Maybe he just has a lot of time of his hands? I guess there are only so many vegetables you can make a sandwich out of. Jevansen (talk) 06:06, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

Here is link to his official athlete site it lists his 3 world rankings and also shows him performing 12 other sports at an expert level. [3]Vonlandsberg (talk) 09:31, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

If he is such a multitalented sportsman, why is there no coverage of his sporting accomplishments anywhere other than his own website? I have looked at the link you provided, which is basically just images of Alex in the outdoors. The only thing I learned from it is that he doesn't like wearing shirts. Jevansen (talk) 10:21, 28 August 2016 (UTC)
  • Yes, it looks like that he likes to show off his abs. And I agree he should have gotten some coverage. But there is no other sources then pictures and videos except for the three world rankings which are documented.Vonlandsberg (talk) 22:15, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

Design Patent[edit]

The patent for a cucumber sandwich should be listed under design patents as an unusual example.Vonlandsberg (talk) 03:19, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

Do you have reliable sources which demonstrate significant coverage of the cucumber sandwich as an unusual example of a patent? Jevansen (talk) 03:38, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

**Below reference list edited by Jevansen for formatting purposes (citations aren't used on talk pages)**

Just blogs that are talking about it because it's so unusual but a whole bunch of them.

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So not just some unreliable sources but a whole bunch of them. Jevansen (talk) 04:15, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

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Subhash Verma[edit]

I just noticed your recent edits at Subhash Verma. You can use his official record – click here & here – if you want to correct his infobox. If you don't have time then I will do the same tonight. - NitinMlk (talk) 08:37, 23 September 2016 (UTC)

Thanks for the link. I have modified his infobox, please check these changes if you get a chance. I ignored the "Commonwealth Games" bronze medal under the year 1991 as no games were held that year. That was presumably the Commonwealth Championships, which appears under 1991 in the second link. Cheers. Jevansen (talk) 09:00, 23 September 2016 (UTC)
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Orphaned cricketers[edit]

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Re my deorphaning of cricketers. Thanks. I should have known better! I will rework what I had done accordingly. Cheers. Eno Lirpa (talk) 13:24, 1 November 2016 (UTC)

I think all tidied up now. Eno Lirpa (talk) 14:47, 1 November 2016 (UTC)

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Thanks for your help with this user. As you can see from my sandbox, he keeps popping up, with the same editing pattern. I've reported them, so hopefully will be blocked shortly. Lugnuts Precious bodily fluids 10:03, 26 December 2016 (UTC)

The IPs have only been catching my attention recently due to edits to some of the player articles I have watchlisted .. looking over the contributions of the IPs in your sandbox it's evident they're even more active than I thought. Thanks for taking the time to compile that list, I'll reference it in future AIV reports, should make things easier. Jevansen (talk) 10:11, 26 December 2016 (UTC)

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Spam-link removal[edit]

Thanks for this and related set of edits. I filed an XLinkBot request for it, but could probably just as well go blacklist instead. DMacks (talk) 13:54, 20 June 2017 (UTC)

Cheers. I think that was all of them. Will be good to blacklist it for the future. Pattern seems to be 10 or so link additions every couple of weeks, different IP each time. Jevansen (talk) 14:01, 20 June 2017 (UTC)
Looking more though, I think the content added at the same time (what those refs cited) also should be removed in many cases as copyvio (cut'n'pasted from the ref'ed site). DMacks (talk) 15:20, 20 June 2017 (UTC)
Yes, I'd say so too. I've done it that way before in the past but got reverted too many times for "removing sourced content". I'm happy to go back and do so though if it hasn't yet been done (wouldn't think that was something a bot could help with?). Jevansen (talk) 03:19, 22 June 2017 (UTC)

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Jevansen is quite on-target with that comment. Please dial your own hair-trigger down a bit. Even if this one was not actually spam, one mistake by someone with over 240K edits probably doesn't merit an immediate admin report. But istead, I am an admin and already concurred with the "spam" assessment, and I know other admins and editors agree based on their edit-summaries as well. WP:CITESPAM is a component of WP:SPAM. DMacks (talk) 15:23, 20 June 2017 (UTC)
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Ah, ok. Sorry, I didn't realize this site was blacklisted. My apologies Jevansen! --
Don't worry about it. Thanks to DMacks for the intervention. Jevansen (talk) 03:21, 22 June 2017 (UTC)