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Jazz Jennings[edit]

So, because the birth date was unsourced, the entire infobox had to be removed? The infobox allows for only birth years, too. You could have preserved the infobox rather than just reverting my changes entirely. Although, I understand the removal of the unsourced birth date.


Pjor1 (talk) 11:16, 7 August 2017 (UTC)

You're right, I could have been more careful with my reverting. The article has a long-term problem with people adding unsourced birthdates—if you want to add an infobox that's fine with me, but please do not add an unsourced birthdate. —Granger (talk · contribs) 11:20, 7 August 2017 (UTC)

Please comment on Talk:Whataboutism[edit]

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Brady Haran Article Discussion[edit]

What part of the information I added is not in the source? I'll copy what I wrote here so we can discuss it:

  • In July 2017, Haran was included in a Radio Times poll for their Radio and Podcast Championship. After listeners of the podcast realized that they could vote multiple times in the poll, a few of them began to use HTML scripts to automatically and repeatedly vote for Haran in the poll.[21] This was stopped when a CAPTCHA was added to the poll for several hours, although scripting began again after the CAPTCHA was removed. The poll closed with Haran as the winner.[22]
First Sentence: The month is correct, as sourced by the date the news article was written.
Second Sentence: Users from the Reddit community, as mentioned in the article, used scripts for Windows and JavaScript to vote for Haran.
Third Sentence: As mentioned in the article, a CAPTCHA was added to stop people from scripting.
Fourth Sentence: Earlier I switched the source for the sentence claiming Haran won the poll to a newer page on the Radio Times website that specifically states that Haran won the poll.

The current way it is written is not detailed enough, and I think the way I wrote it makes it clearer what happened exactly. CoolieCoolster (talk) 01:02, 23 August 2017 (UTC)

The first source says that the Hello Internet Reddit community used bots on the poll, not "a few of" the "listeners of the podcast". It doesn't say anything about HTML, and indeed from what I know of HTML I think the bots would have to have been written in some other language. The second source doesn't support the CAPTCHA stuff at all—in fact, it doesn't say anything about CAPTCHAs. Please do not re-add any of these claims unless they are adequately sourced.
I have to disagree with you that the way the paragraph is currently written is not detailed enough. Frankly, I don't think this incident should be mentioned in the article at all. The sole secondary source only briefly mentions Haran and focuses on the Reddit community and its bots, not on him. —Granger (talk · contribs) 01:13, 23 August 2017 (UTC)
The first source supports most of the claims in that paragraph. The one source that supports all of the statements in that paragraph is not entirely reliable either though, as they are not simply reporting on the event, but they are painting the people who used the scripts in a negative light. If that article is the sole source we have for the details of the poll, I believe we might as well simply remove the information about the poll. CoolieCoolster (talk) 01:26, 23 August 2017 (UTC)

Please comment on Talk:DAT Solutions[edit]

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Please comment on Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Libraries[edit]

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