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New England Wikipedia Day @ MIT: Saturday Jan 18[edit]

NE Meetup #4: January 18 at MIT Building 5
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Dear Fellow Wikimedian,

You have been invited to the New England Wikimedians 2014 kick-off party and Wikipedia Day Celebration at Building Five on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus on Saturday, January 18th, from 3-5 PM. Afterwards, we will be holding an informal dinner at a local restaurant. If you are curious to join us, please do so, as we are always looking for people to come and give their opinion! Finally, be sure to RSVP here if you're interested.

I hope to see you there! Kevin Rutherford (talk)

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You're invited: Women's History Edit-a-thons in Massachusetts this March[edit]

Women's History Edit-a-thons in Massachusetts this March - You are invited!
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New England Wikimedians is excited to announce a series of Wikipedia edit-a-thons that will be taking place at colleges and universities throughout Massachusetts as part of Wikiwomen's History Month from March 1 - March 31. We encourage you to join in an edit-a-thon near you, or to participate remotely if you are unable to attend in person (for the full list of articles, click here). Events are currently planned for the cities/towns of Boston, Northampton, South Hadley, and Cambridge. Further information on dates and locations can be found on our user group page.
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You're invited![edit]

NE Meetup #5: April 19th at Clover Food Lab in Kendall Square
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Dear Fellow Wikimedian,

New England Wikimedians would like to invite you to the April 2014 meeting, which will be a small-scale meetup of all interested Wikimedians from the New England area. We will socialize, review regional events from the beginning of the year, look ahead to regional events of 2014, and discuss other things of interest to the group. Be sure to RSVP here if you're interested.

Also, if you haven't done so already, please consider signing up for our mailing list and connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

We hope to see you there!

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Edit-a-thon invite[edit]

Adrianne Wadewitz Memorial edit-a-thons[edit]

Adrianne Wadewitz edit-a-thons in Southern New England
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As you may have already heard, the Wikipedia community lost an invaluable member of the community last month. Adrianne Wadewitz was a feminist scholar of 18th-Century British literature, and a prolific editor of the site. As part of a worldwide series of tributes, New England Wikimedians, in conjunction with local institutions of higher learning, have created three edit-a-thons that will be occurring in May and June. The events are as follows:

We hope that you will be able to join us, whether you are an experienced editor or are using Wikipedia for the first time.

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New England Wikimedians summer events![edit]

Upcoming events hosted by New England Wikimedians!

After many months of doubt, nature has finally warmed up and summer is almost here! The New England Wikimedians user group have planned some upcoming events. This includes some unique and interesting events to those who are interested:

Although we also aren't hosting this year's Wikimania, we would like to let you know that Wikimania this year will be occurring in London in August:

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New England Wikimedians summer events![edit]

Upcoming events hosted by New England Wikimedians!

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Boston vegetarians[edit]

Ah, so you founded the place. Thanks for your thanks. Is Howard Lyman still active and traveling around, haven't spoken to him in years. Thank you for your work, and your continued advocacy. Randy Kryn 21:08 16 June 2014 (UTC)

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Your user page at Vicipaedia[edit]

Hi. I thought I'd just mention, in case you don't realise it, that your Latin userpage reads as complete nonsense. To be honest, it doesn't do you any credit. Maybe you intend to work at translating it into real Latin -- if so, that's perfectly fine of course. If not, you might reconsider whether you really want it to stay there ... Vale optime! Andrew Dalby 08:47, 4 August 2014 (UTC)

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Your GA nomination of Rynn Berry[edit]

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September 2014[edit]

Information icon Hello, and welcome to Wikipedia. You appear to be engaged in an edit war with one or more editors according to your reverts at Joel Fuhrman. Although repeatedly reverting or undoing another editor's contributions may seem necessary to protect your preferred version of a page, on Wikipedia this is usually seen as obstructing the normal editing process, and often creates animosity between editors. Instead of edit warring, please discuss the situation with the editor(s) involved and try to reach a consensus on the talk page.

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Thank you, Alex. You will see that we DISCUSS issues (and not always in the kindest of terms). We have the 3Rs rule, which I've not violated, but there are substantive edits and arguments which I feel warrant a referee in this matter. Whqat has not been acknowledged are my quesations for a concept (or topical) organization of the inner portion of the article, since the subject has based his work - the ANDI and his teaching - on nutrient-density, SPECIFICALLY the notion of micronutrient density. What is missing for 3rd party readers is a discussion of what micronutrients and macronutrients are (though they could look them up with the links). Other actors on the article seem determined to not look at the scientifically established (or at least scientifically discussed) concept of nutrient-density (as I documented on the talk page). I hope that you will applly the same rigorous standards of editorial fairness when looking at some of the comments (not merely edits) of the other actors on the article. MaynardClark (talk) 04:12, 8 September 2014 (UTC)
Edit-warring has been happening on that page and 3RR I am sure has been broken. This was just a gentle reminder to ensure you aware of the policy. Discussions about the article's content should take place on its talk page but in brief it's important to avoid WP:OR and WP:SYNTH by ensuring any sources cited for Fuhrman's concepts are explicitly about those concepts. Alexbrn talk|contribs|COI 04:24, 8 September 2014 (UTC)



Conflict of interest?[edit]

Please be aware of WP:COI, Wikipedia's guidelines on conflict of interest. Have you got any conflict of interest around the topic of Joel Fuhrman? Alexbrn talk|contribs|COI 04:20, 8 September 2014 (UTC)

The other actors on the article seem to have a COI. Have you asked each of them?

Nothing but the facts - established facts. MaynardClark (talk) 04:22, 8 September 2014 (UTC)

That was a non-answer. To avoid misunderstandings and save time could you please either answer the question or simply say you are not going to (which you are perfectly entitled to do). To be clear I am not asking for any details, just a simple "yes", "no" or "no comment" would be helpful. Alexbrn talk|contribs|COI 04:27, 8 September 2014 (UTC)

I'm guessing that you or some of the other actors may, since they have reverted edits numerous times, including grammatically correct edits. I think you need another super-editor coming in here to review it.

An answer to your question depends on what you mean by COI. I do believe in the scientifically-established concept of nutrient density as clinically useful (and as established independently of Dr. Fuhrman's ANDI formulation, which is essentially a chart of foods RANKED by their nutrient-density; ranking is commonly used in statistics AND biostatistics), but I have no fCOI with anything related to Joel Fuhrman. Did I answer your question? MaynardClark (talk) 04:31, 8 September 2014 (UTC)

Not really. I'll not press it. Alexbrn talk|contribs|COI 04:38, 8 September 2014 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Rynn Berry[edit]

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Speedy deletion nomination of Norman Daniels[edit]

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It's CRAZY to delete Norman Daniels, one of THE most famous, prolific, and longwest-working healthcare ethicists working in terms of public goods. MaynardClark (talk) 15:37, 22 September 2014 (UTC)

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please advise[edit]

MaynardClark: Thank you for your welcome several weeks ago to the philosophy of science project. I posted a talk section on wanting to revise the instrumentalism article so that it would be relevant to articles on inductive reasoning, John Dewey, and Karl Popper. None of these talk postings has generated a response.

Can you suggest further sites or actions I could take to find editors with related interests? Many thanks.TBR-qed (talk) 15:09, 4 October 2014 (UTC)

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Nomination of Ruth Atkins (UK nurse) for deletion[edit]

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A possible 'rewrite' could be Role of nurses in ebola outbreaks (patient care, advocacy, research subjects, policy contributors, etc.). I would like to know how many research subects are in this specific trial (which neither the more general vaccine article nor the array of articles on the history of ebolavirus outbreaks are appropriate to hold), how long this drug trial is expected to last/require and some of the crisis issues related to vaccine production, and maybe even convert the page to a page that addresses some of that interest in the research subjects. MaynardClark (talk) 17:15, 17 October 2014 (UTC)

We typically don't have articles about people only notable for one event. The information about clinical trials can go into the article on CAd3-ZEBOV just fine... Issues about vaccine production are probably best covered in Ebola virus disease#Vaccine. Information on the role of nurses you've suggested fits in the Nursing article just fine, without a separate article about Ebola nurses. We already cover some of the effects of Ebola virus disease specifically on healthcare workers: Ebola_virus_epidemic_in_West_Africa#Deaths_of_healthcare_workers. If you want to rewrite/convert the Ruth Atkins article into an entirely different topic, you could do that in your user space. But it sounds like you want a bunch of different information that fits into existing articles just fine... Xqxf (talk) 17:47, 17 October 2014 (UTC)
Be sure that it does include that data somewhere (I don't yet see anything approaching it at this time!). The human interest side of the human subjects research is underappreciated, yet it's really a very stressful role in testing something that is that urgently required but for which efficacy has not been calculated. There COULD be a 'stub class article' MaynardClark (talk) 17:53, 17 October 2014 (UTC)
If you want to be sure the data is included, the best way is to keep an eye on the CAd3-ZEBOV article and see that the data is added when the trials are further along. About the human interest side, this is probably best covered in articles like Human subject research and Guidelines for human subject research. The articles on ZMapp and brincidofovir (other Ebola drugs) have "human interest" sections, and you could add similar to CAd3-ZEBOV, perhaps. (Or expand Ebola virus disease#Vaccine to cover anything you feel is missing about the use of experimental drugs in Ebola patients.) Xqxf (talk) 18:06, 17 October 2014 (UTC)

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Thank you[edit]

I wondered if anybody would notice that I reassessed Ebola virus disease as Top for WikiProject Medicine and only High for Wikiproject Viruses, and reassessed Ebola virus as only High for WikiProject Medicine but Top for Wikiproject Viruses. Abductive (reasoning) 06:55, 18 October 2014 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Healthcare workers contracting ebola[edit]

Wikipedia:Healthcare workers contracting ebola appears to be an effort by you to create an article in mainspace but instead you have created it in Wikipedia space. Or perhaps it is a draft, still? You should either move it to mainspace or to draft space or to your own user space, like a sandbox. If you don't know how, I can help you. Jytdog (talk) 07:16, 18 October 2014 (UTC)

you got there! please note Wikipedia_talk:WikiProject_Medicine#Lists_of_ebola_patients_and_articles_on_individual_ebola_patients Jytdog (talk) 08:18, 18 October 2014 (UTC)

Help[edit]

In good faith I created a new category "Church History" which I attached to many other articles and to the article Mani. It has now been nominated for deletion. Please participate in the discussion here: WP:Categories for discussion/Log/2014 October 31

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Jeff Novick page??[edit]

Great edit to Plant-based diet - perhaps you could make a Jeff Novick article? I think it would make a great contribution to the plant-based page. I would start but am swamped in RL and am only on the WP in spurts. -Classicfilms (talk) 18:25, 8 November 2014 (UTC)

Thank you. I will. Maybe not today, though. What would you like to see included in it? MaynardClark (talk) 18:33, 8 November 2014 (UTC)

Of course, time is always hard for everyone, maybe just something to think through for awhile. WP:BLP articles are something that I tend to do, but am pretty to open to content. Maybe it would be useful to see what is there for T. Colin Campbell, John A. McDougall, Rip Esselstyn, and Caldwell Esselstyn. With BLP's secondary sources are probably the most important place to begin so that may take some time to track down. I've read Novick's work and it is I feel quite notable but it may take some time to organize enough materials for an article. Plant-Based Diet is a tough area because there isn't a great deal of consensus as to terminology but maybe BLP's are a good place to begin -- and to expand (meaning current articles could all use work). -Classicfilms (talk) 20:14, 8 November 2014 (UTC)
Here is a 'start': https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:MaynardClark/JeffNovick
I prefer tne nutrient-dense approach, not the calorie-dense approach. MaynardClark (talk) 20:20, 8 November 2014 (UTC)
Wow, that's a great outline. I would say that the goal now would be to work with WP:BLPSOURCES. Solid secondary references tend to be at the heart of BLP's and that is what may take time to track down. Signing off for today but will check back in next week. -Classicfilms (talk) 20:22, 8 November 2014 (UTC)

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Fuhrman[edit]

Greets. Got any secondary source that discusses Fuhrman's journal articles? With a ref they can be added back if found notable enough to be discussed in secondary sources. - - MrBill3 (talk) 04:25, 8 December 2014 (UTC)

I'll look for them, but it's midnight before a working day, and I'm really sleepy! Thanks for the heads up! MaynardClark (talk) 04:46, 8 December 2014 (UTC)

Get some rest and have a good day tomorrow. It's the middle of an overnight 12H shift for me. - - MrBill3 (talk) 04:49, 8 December 2014 (UTC)

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Personhood[edit]

Here is your revert. Perhaps you know the better way to indicate the logical fallacy, then do it, please. However, given your logic, circular reasoning is appropriate for the article page. Besides, what already (properly) appears on the talk page? My text, or the whole article? 85.193.232.131 (talk) 04:08, 25 February 2015 (UTC)

Oops - sorry - you mean the article talk page. But the average user does NOT read any talk page. Besides, my information is about a very serious logical fallacy, unacceptable in any encyclopedia.
Please, answer on the article talk page. 85.193.232.131 (talk) 04:24, 25 February 2015 (UTC)

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Jan Boxill merge proposal[edit]

Hello! Please see the proposal (here) to redirect Jan Boxill to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill academics-athletics scandal to better comply with WP:BLP. --Animalparty-- (talk) 19:57, 8 March 2015 (UTC)

March 2015[edit]

Hi Maynard. An accident I presume? :-) Just letting you know in case you meant to do something else. Sunrise (talk) 23:49, 8 March 2015 (UTC)

Sorry. I cannot recall my having added that string 'the weather and even luck' MaynardClark (talk) 23:55, 8 March 2015 (UTC)

May 2015[edit]

Information icon Hello, I'm DissidentAggressor. I wanted to let you know that I removed one or more external links you added to the main body of Richard H. Schwartz. Generally, any relevant external links should be listed in an "External links" section at the end of the article and meet the external links guidelines. Links within the body of an article should be internal Wikilinks. If you think I made a mistake, or if you have any questions, you can leave me a message on my talk page. Thank you. The Dissident Aggressor 04:02, 10 May 2015 (UTC)

Information icon Please refrain from making unconstructive edits to Wikipedia, as you did at Richard H. Schwartz. Your edits appear to constitute vandalism and have been reverted or removed. If you would like to experiment, please use the sandbox. Repeated vandalism can result in the loss of editing privileges. ELs go at the bottom per my previous message. The Dissident Aggressor 04:10, 10 May 2015 (UTC)

Wary of promotionalism[edit]

Were you not a long term editor, with a number of quite good articles to your credit, I would be placing a template warning for promotional editing. Some of the additional material you added to Miranda Esmonde-White in an attempt to build up her bio is quite excessive, and some of your other work seems devoted to the praise of particular dietary practices more than to the biography of the individual. I think I managed to deal with the Esmonde-white article sufficiently to avoid deletion, but I urge you to remember that quality rather than amount of material is what shows notability. I recognize it can be difficult sometimes to separate the explanation of what someone promotes, from promotion of the ideas, but there is a difference. (I sometimes word the difference as promotion is what the subject wants to say, while encycopedic content is what the reader who wants to know something about the person would want to know. (There may also be some medical claims in these articles not supported by MEDRES quality sources--I think the application of MedRes is a little over-strict sometimes, but the rule is basically a good idea) Along another tack, you might want to look again at Designated Member Review, which needs explanation, not the reprinting of formal guidelines. DGG ( talk ) 20:45, 26 June 2015 (UTC)

"I think I managed to deal with the Esmonde-white article sufficiently to avoid deletion" - Thank you. MaynardClark (talk) 00:49, 27 June 2015 (UTC)

Lincoln Park stuff[edit]

You're welcome! One thing I made sure to do was start a Spanish stub on the Lincoln Park school district: es:Escuelas Públicas de Lincoln Park (Míchigan) WhisperToMe (talk) 16:21, 4 July 2015 (UTC)

Ralph Nader[edit]

Why does the Arabic spelling of his surname belong in the first sentence of his bio? Did he ever live in an Arabic-speaking country? --Metropolitan90 (talk) 13:29, 13 July 2015 (UTC)

Reasonable question. Why not discuss the issue on the talk page first, before making the change which may be seen as drastic. MaynardClark (talk) 15:02, 13 July 2015 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Thank you a lot for reviewing articles I have edited. :-) --Lagoset (talk) 05:46, 17 July 2015 (UTC)