User talk:Meeeeeeee39

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Careless tagging[edit]

You added two tags to Enrique Romero-Nieves: {{refimprove}} which was already there, and {{stub}} although it already had the more specific {{USMC-stub}}. Please take more care over your tagging: getting it wrong leads to messy articles and/or more work for other editors. Thanks. PamD 14:04, 1 July 2014 (UTC) (typo fixed PamD 14:00, 2 July 2014 (UTC))

PamD Hi,
Sorry, I didn't realise, thanks for letting me know. m8e39 05:40, 2 July 2014 (UTC)

Marking page Alfred Brooks (dance) for deletion[edit]

Hi, please clarify your issues with this article Alfred Brooks (dance) and why you marked it. This is not a BLP as you have marked it, he has died in 2005. He was in the field of dance which is in the title to clarify that from the 5+ other Alfred Brooks on Wikipedia There are 3 citations for a stub length article. There is no minimum length requirement for articles. He was important to modern dance particularly in the area of counterculture/alternative forms which is why it is notable. This is not helpful behavior, edit the article if you think it needs more citations don't delete it. Jooojay (talk) 16:25, 1 July 2014 (UTC)

Joojay Hi,
Ok, firstly, I removed the deletion notice on the article, because I realised what I'd done was wrong, I accept this may not have actually entirely removed the notice from all of wikipedia. Secondly, shouldn't the name of the article be Alfred Brooks (dancer), to be in line with other articles such as Alfred Brooks (cricketer), or Gonzalo Garcia (dancer). I admit the second one is a redirect, but it still makes my point.
I accept that marking it for deletion was wrong, that's why I attempted to remove the tag Difference between revisions of Alfred Brooks (dance)
That all said, thank you for letting me know what I'd done wrong, and I'll be putting the comment about the title on the talk page. m8e39 05:48, 2 July 2014 (UTC)
If you have difficulty understanding what an article like this is about, perhaps you shouldn't be trying to edit the encyclopedia? The article wasn't well written - the opening sentence wasn't a sentence - but it was clear what the editor was trying to say; similarly, the death date was there in the lead, though not quite as clearly laid out as standard. Please take a moment to read an article carefully before throwing tags at it. Lack of clarity can often be improved, rather than tagged (it only took a moment to add "was an" before "early influencer"). There's no need to "call for an expert" at this stage: leave them to resolve really tricky issues. PamD 14:23, 2 July 2014 (UTC)

Constructive editing[edit]

You added a note on Talk:Mars and Venus in the Bedroom to say you didn't know who the author was but he ought to be linked. You could have a go at looking: two routes would have worked:

  1. Look at John Gray, disambiguation page, where you find the entry for John Gray (U.S. author), where he's described as the author of Men are from Mars ...., which was listed in this article as "other works by this author"
  2. Or look at Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, and follow the link to the author.

Or you could have linked the author to the disambiguation page, and added {{dn}} (or {{disambiguation needed}}) if you couldn't work out which was the right one, so that someone else could sort it out. All rather more useful than just commenting on the talk page. There's a lot to learn about editing Wikipedia, but it's an interesting journey - Happy Editing. PamD 15:03, 2 July 2014 (UTC)

Thank you, I thought I could find them by going through the disambiguation page, but I didn't have the time to do it when I made the comment. That, and I wasn't 100% sure who the author was, as I've never actually heard of them, thought it'd be better to let a user who knew more about the author, or WP, to make the change.
I'll keep this in mind, if I find another case like this. m8e39 06:30, 7 July 2014 (UTC)

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