User talk:Leesw616

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Image copyright problem with Image:World Map IBAF.png[edit]

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1993 FIVB Men's World Grand Champions Cup[edit]

Just a friendly note on 1993 FIVB Men's World Grand Champions Cup and 1997 FIVB Men's World Grand Champions Cup. If you think a redirect is incorrect, please don't blank the page. If it should redirect somewhere else, be bold and fix it. If you think the redirect should be deleted, take it to Redirects for discussion.

In this case, I've redirected both to Volleyball_World_Grand_Champions_Cup#Men, which at least has a little more information on the men's tournament than the original redirects to the women's articles did. If you can find a better target, feel free to change the redirects. HTH!--Fabrictramp | talk to me 16:17, 12 September 2009 (UTC)

Volleyball players[edit]

I have seen that you edited some volleyball articles. Some players articles, most of them looks outdated. I would like to improve players by country. Could you please choose a country to contribute with? Please take a look on Yekaterina Gamova, Hélia Souza, Serena Ortolani and Kenia Carcaces for a model to follow. Please can you please improve some volleyball players with infobox and some addons? References are very important. Let me know. Oscar987 22:21, 14 June 2010 (UTC)

World League Qualification[edit]

Hey, I'm a volleyball fan and I'm curious - how do you know that Puerto Rico will face Portugal and Japan will face Tunisia ? Was there any draw held, because I couldn't find information on these qualifications ? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Ireks (talkcontribs) 10:01, 25 July 2010 (UTC)

Volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament[edit]


You recently moved "Volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's indoor tournament" to "Volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament" and "Volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's beach tournament" to "Beach volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament". At first, I thought this was "a good move" (so to speak), so I moved the women's tournaments too.

But now I'm becoming more doubtful. Since beach volleyball was introduced, "volleyball" (at least in the above context) can refer to both volleyball in a more general sense, and indoor volleyball specifically. On the same time, both the indoor and beach variants obviously have the same basis, and are both presented in the "Volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics" article. As a consequence of both these matters of fact, don't you think that the articles on the specific tournaments should have the same "prefix"; the "Volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics" bit? In other words, weren't they better where they were – at their previous names?

What are your thoughts?

Would you mind if I put them on WP:RM to get a discussion started?


HandsomeFella (talk) 15:19, 24 July 2011 (UTC)

I have now put them on WP:RM. Your input is welcome.
HandsomeFella (talk) 18:37, 24 July 2011 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Volleyball at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament qualification[edit]

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Your page moves[edit]


Could you, at least temporarily, halt your page moves from " – Men's tournament" to " – Men's"?

I have brought the matter to WP:RM here for discussion, so we can have a consensus.

Your input is welcome.


HandsomeFella (talk) 10:43, 13 May 2012 (UTC)

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Date format parameter[edit]

Hello Leesw616.

Please don't remove the date format parameter as you did here. The parameter is there in order to enable the template to display correct date format dynamically depending on context; in the mdy format where the United States is involved, in the dmy format elsewhere.

Thank you.

HandsomeFella (talk) 09:45, 30 July 2012 (UTC)

World Baseball Classic[edit]

I am just curious, I keep linking to the boxscore on the official World Baseball Classic and you keep changing the link to a boxscore. Why? I honestly have no objection to it, but it seems like it is extra work for you to change it. Plus, wouldn't it make more sense to be linking to the actual tournament page instead of it being posted on another site? It is akin to posting the link to's posting of the boxscore instead of the official boxscore. Shootmaster 44 (talk) 02:07, 9 March 2013 (UTC)

WBC Final Standings[edit]

Hi Leesw616. Please see this question at Talk:2013 World Baseball Classic#Final Standings, in which your past edits and why you made them seems to be particularly relevant. Thanks, --BlueMoonlet (t/c) 18:33, 12 March 2013 (UTC)

Ways to improve 2014 FIVB Volleyball World League qualification[edit]

Hi, I'm Trlovejoy. Leesw616, thanks for creating 2014 FIVB Volleyball World League qualification!

I've just tagged the page, using our page curation tools, as having some issues to fix. Thank you for the work you are doing on FIVB Volleyball World League, however I am not sure the page 2014 FIVB Volleyball World League qualification meets the notability guidelines and may be better as a section on an existing article.

The tags can be removed by you or another editor once the issues they mention are addressed. If you have questions, you can leave a comment on my talk page. Or, for more editing help, talk to the volunteers at the Teahouse. TRL (talk) 02:05, 20 July 2013 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of 2014 FIVB Volleyball World League qualification[edit]

Hello Leesw616,

I wanted to let you know that I just tagged 2014 FIVB Volleyball World League qualification for deletion, because the article doesn't clearly say why the subject is important enough to be included in an encyclopedia.

If you feel that the article shouldn't be deleted and want more time to work on it, you can contest this deletion, but please don't remove the speedy deletion tag from the top.

You can leave a note on my talk page if you have questions. TRL (talk) 02:06, 20 July 2013 (UTC)

Olympic volleyball tournaments[edit]

Hello Leesw616.

Generally, we don't link to very common link targets, such as country names, unless motivated by the context. People generally know what China and the United Kingdom are. See WP:OVERLINK. The reason, I guess, is that otherwise, virtually every article would link to some country, and then the "what links here" feature would be totally innavigable for countries – it's probably hard as it is already.

The comma is called for by punctuation rules. See WP:Copyedit, section Punctuation.


HandsomeFella (talk) 05:34, 3 October 2013 (UTC)

WikiProject volleyball - invitation to discussion[edit]

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Doubt about 2015 World Grand Prix qualification[edit]

I doubt how I should write in 2015 World Grand Prix. South Korea's team was announced that they would play in this tournament ,but Dominican's team wasn't. After that, South Korea withdrew and Dominican replaced them. So, qualification should write all 28 teams from 2014 edition qualified directly. or 27 teams except DOM qaulified directly and add replacement.

  • My opinion : 1) All teams of the 2014 edition except DOM directly... 2) COL qualified through... 3) DOM replaced KOR, who withdrew... Leesw616

Global account[edit]

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About Asian qualifier for olympic[edit]

The women's volleyball tournament in london 2012 the best asian team was the remaining team who not yet qualified in WOQT. I think that you add in template is wrong.Noncommittalp (talk) 08:43, 11 March 2015 (UTC)

NORCECA said that First, the top ranked asian team, followed by the top three (3) ranked participating teams. Maybe, the rule was changed. See Leesw616 (talk) 13:15, 11 March 2015 (UTC)

Ask about adding information in volleyball competition page[edit]

Hello! I want more opinion. In page 2015 Asian Women's Volleyball Championship, Someone add Japan team send their U23-team to the competition. But, I think it shouldn't be in the page, because 1. It like defend Japan for bad result of competition. 2. I think it's not important information to add, because every team can send everybody follow FIVB rule. So, it shouldn't be in the page. 3. There are competition which countries didn't send their best team, the information like this isn't include in the pages. 4. I think the information like this should include national team page not in competition page. Noncommittalp (talk) 00:42, 22 May 2015 (UTC)

I can go along with what you said completely. Leesw616 (talk) 23:46, 22 May 2015 (UTC)

About Volleyball OG qualification[edit]

I'm sorry for my misunderstanding. I want to know that the world ranking will be used with women's team like the men's team,right?

Yes. Both men and women will use this rule. Leesw616 (talk) 03:50, 26 May 2015 (UTC)

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2016 Asian Junior Men's Volleyball Championship[edit]

Dear Leesw616,
thank you for your contribution to the 2016 Asian Junior Men's Volleyball Championship, can you please give me the link which you add live scores? I couldnt find any thing. Tomcat313 (talk) 04:12, 9 July 2016 (UTC)

Fonbet Live. Leesw616 (talk) 05:19, 9 July 2016 (UTC)
That was very kind of you! but it doesn't write set by set results as I checked it now. I found sofascore that has live results but for some matches only. Tomcat313 (talk) 07:38, 9 July 2016 (UTC)

WikiProject Volleyball message[edit]

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