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Responded on your Ben 10 thread where seemed that no one else responded so gave my idea Giggett (talk) 18:45, 3 August 2011 (UTC)

Well we shouldn't have seperate articles for every alien, that's too much, just rename the List of Omnitrix and Ultimatrix aliens article into like Ominitrix and Ultramatrix and then include content about those two watches themselves, and keep all of the alien content into organized list tables, under sub-sections. So in other words, the new Ominitrix and Ultramatrix article will have details about those two watches and the aliens that they contain. Giggett (talk) 18:54, 3 August 2011 (UTC)

Your contributed article, Omnitrix and Ultimatrix

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Hello, I notice that you recently created a new page, Omnitrix and Ultimatrix. First, thank you for your contribution; Wikipedia relies solely on the efforts of volunteers such as you. Unfortunately, the page you created covers a topic on which we already have a page - List of Aliens in Ben 10. Because of the duplication, your article has been tagged for speedy deletion. Please note that this is not a comment on you personally and we hope you will continue helping to improve Wikipedia. If the topic of the article you created is one that interests you, then perhaps you would like to help out at List of Aliens in Ben 10 - you might like to discuss new information at the article's talk page.

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Hi, Mike28968, welcome to WikiProject Animation!

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Wall Street Network

All articles on Wikipedia must be either properly categorized, or tagged for the attention of the categorization project so that they can categorize it. Category:Microsoft stubs does not count as proper categorization, as it's a "stubs" category — it's for Wikipedia maintenance, not for user browsing, which is why the tag explicitly says that the page needs categories in addition to the stub category. The {{uncategorized stub}} tag must remain in place until somebody has added a real content category — and if you remove it again, I'm going to lock the page so that you can't edit it at all. Bearcat (talk) 18:12, 10 August 2011 (UTC)

Welcome to WikiProject Microsoft!

Hello Mike28968, welcome to WikiProject Microsoft! We aim to create and improve articles related to Microsoft Feel free to post ideas at the general forums and look at our "how to help" list for things to do. Happy editing! - Dwayne wus here! 03:30, 11 August 2011 (UTC)

Talk:Carly Foulkes/GA1 ‎

At Talk:Carly Foulkes/GA1, you have agreed to pass Carly Foulkes, but you have not done anything.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 18:55, 15 August 2011 (UTC)

Please follow the procedure at WP:GAC.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 19:09, 15 August 2011 (UTC)

WindSeeker Review

Hello, I just looked at your comment on the article review and you stated that the article is not YET a good status article but looks like a featured article. Featured article is the highest ranking. Is the article good status article, featured article, neither, do you need a second opinion from someone else or are you saying to nominate it for featured article status?--Dom497 (talk) 20:51, 15 August 2011 (UTC)

Can you please read what I wrote in the review.Mike 289 20:53, 15 August 2011 (UTC)
Sorry about that... I now understand. If you need a second opinion shouldn't you post a second opinion template on the article's talk page?--Dom497 (talk) 20:55, 15 August 2011 (UTC)
Thanks for reviewing the article!!!--Dom497 (talk) 20:43, 16 August 2011 (UTC)

Want to Review?

Hey its me again (Dom497). Just wanted to know if you wanted to review International Street (Canada's Wonderland) for GA status. Let me know if you are interested.--Dom497 (talk) 16:44, 21 August 2011 (UTC)

Please read the nomination discussion page for the article as I left a note that will probably help with the final decision for if the article is a GA or not.--Dom497 (talk) 19:01, 21 August 2011 (UTC)

I responded to your statement on the nomination discussion page.--Dom497 (talk) 23:41, 21 August 2011 (UTC)

WhiteWater World

Hi Mike. I see you have taken an interest in reviewing good article nominations for amusement parks recently. I have recently nominated WhiteWater World for good article status. If you are interested in reviewing it, I would greatly appreciate it. If not, don't worry; I'll just wait for the normal process to take its course. Kind regards, Themeparkgc  Talk  01:42, 22 August 2011 (UTC)

Re: Hey!

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WhiteWater World

I notice that you "passed" this article without a review. That is not how it works. Please read the instructions at WP:GAN on how to review, also Wikipedia:Reviewing good articles. I have reverted your actions. Jezhotwells (talk) 18:13, 23 August 2011 (UTC)

Going off on that above, while I appreciate your eagerness to help out with GA reviewing, I'm not sure that you're actually looking through all the criteria. Your first reviews were all passes with next to no concerns, which either means you're having great luck picking articles, or more likely, you're not hitting on all the points. Look through WP:WIAGA to get an idea of what to look for, and for future reviews using Template:GATable may be helpful for you. IF you have further questions let me know. Wizardman Operation Big Bear 18:39, 23 August 2011 (UTC)

International Street (Canada's Wonderland)

I have re-assessed this article and as it clearly fails the criteria, I have delisted it. Jezhotwells (talk) 19:23, 23 August 2011 (UTC)

Contested WP:CSD

Just to let you know I have added a hangon to your WP:CSD nom of Stephanie S. Tolan. Please see talk page for reason. Plutonium27 (talk) 18:05, 29 August 2011 (UTC)

I have declined the speedy since A1 applies to articles without context, and this article had context. Reaper Eternal (talk) 18:19, 29 August 2011 (UTC)
I have responded to your response therein. Meanwhile, your observation on the vintage of my Talk page seems to be a little contrary to the spirit of the rules adorning your own. Anyway, there's nothing I can do about it: I can't bear to ruin the magical phrase the title letters keep spelling out. Plutonium27 (talk) 18:24, 29 August 2011 (UTC)
Ah - almost ze edit conflict by slow 2-finger stabber in the dark. Plutonium27 (talk) 18:26, 29 August 2011 (UTC)

A brownie for you!

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I will be happy to adopt. So I can also do some other courses, such as MfD (AfD) closing. ~~Ebe123~~ → reportContribs 23:32, 13 November 2011 (UTC)


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Carly Foulkes's sisters

Since you were the WP:GAC reviewer Miss Foulkes only four months ago, you may want to comment at Talk:Carly_Foulkes#Sisters.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 14:30, 19 December 2011 (UTC)

Nomination for deletion of Template:The Police Officer Rocco Laurie School

Ambox warning pn.svgTemplate:The Police Officer Rocco Laurie School has been nominated for deletion. You are invited to comment on the discussion at the template's entry on the Templates for discussion page. Mercurywoodrose (talk) 04:31, 21 January 2012 (UTC)

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Editor Review

I am currently cleaning up the backlog over at Editor Review and I found this in the backlog. As it is no longer posted on the main page at Editor Review, I was wondering if I should remove it from the backlogs and put it to rest or if I should repost it for community review. I will remove it from the backlogs three days from now if I am not given a response.—cyberpower OfflineHappy 2013 22:36, 1 January 2013 (UTC)

Oh hi, that's my old account. You can remove it.ElectroPro (talk) 20:40, 2 January 2013 (UTC)
Thamk you for your reply. I am removing it now.—cyberpower OfflineHappy 2013 00:40, 6 January 2013 (UTC)

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Hi. The Wikipedia:WikiProject Latin America/The 10,000 Challenge ‎ has recently started, based on the UK/Ireland Wikipedia:The 10,000 Challenge and Wikipedia:WikiProject Africa/The 10,000 Challenge. The idea is not to record every minor edit, but to create a momentum to motivate editors to produce good content improvements and creations and inspire people to work on more countries than they might otherwise work on. There's also the possibility of establishing smaller country or regional challenges for places like Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Argentina etc, much like Wikipedia:The 1000 Challenge (Nordic). For this to really work we need diversity and exciting content and editors from a broad range of countries regularly contributing. At some stage we hope to run some contests to benefit Latin American content, a destubathon perhaps, aimed at reducing the stub count would be a good place to start, based on the current Wikipedia:WikiProject Africa/The Africa Destubathon. If you would like to see this happening for Latin America, and see potential in this attracting more interest and editors for the country/countries you work on please sign up and being contributing to the challenge! This is a way we can target every country of Latin America, and steadily vastly improve the encyclopedia. We need numbers to make this work so consider signing up as a participant!♦ --Ser Amantio di NicolaoChe dicono a Signa?Lo dicono a Signa. 00:43, 27 October 2016 (UTC)