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Boo!

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Thanks, and I hope your Halloween was enjoyable too. Northamerica1000(talk) 23:19, 1 November 2013 (UTC)

You basterd...

I was going to create {{Condiments}} and you had to go and do it first...

That being said —

A barnstar for you!

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Good job on that! Jeremy (blah blahI did it!) 19:25, 5 November 2013 (UTC)
Thanks User:Jerem43 for the star, which is appreciated. Cheers, Northamerica1000(talk) 00:28, 6 November 2013 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Lumber yard

Symbol question.svg Hello! Your submission of Lumber yard at the Did You Know nominations page has been reviewed, and some issues with it may need to be clarified. Please review the comment(s) underneath your nomination's entry and respond there as soon as possible. Thank you for contributing to Did You Know! Allen3 talk 13:42, 6 November 2013 (UTC)

Replied there. Northamerica1000(talk) 13:49, 6 November 2013 (UTC)

Collapsing comments at TAFI

Hello,

With a view of keeping discussion on-topic and focused solely towards future courses of action, I have BOLDLY collapsed a discussion involving you at TAFI. In case you think there are valid points with respect to what can be done now that are also collapsed, I request you to re-state only those points outside the collapsed box.

Thanks and regards, TheOriginalSoni (talk) 02:37, 7 November 2013 (UTC)

No complaints here. Northamerica1000(talk) 06:02, 7 November 2013 (UTC)
  • Sorry but given the circumstances/issues internally within the project and the fact that they are unlikely to change and let us go anywhere with discussions, I'd rather work in other areas of the Wiki. I hope TAFI still continues and gets done what needs to be done.
Good luck,
TheOriginalSoni (talk) 14:18, 7 November 2013 (UTC)
Aah, you shouldn't quit that quick. Hope to see you back there, instead! Northamerica1000(talk) 14:20, 7 November 2013 (UTC)

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Editor Retention

Getting back to the main page. I want to do some changes to the main page. Both graphic and content. I will be adding a section to an existing Editor Retention project and moving some content to the "Page two" to clear up space without losing anything. I have also proposed also new WikiProject on the editor retention talk page that would also be a new module for WER main page.

I would like to get input and contributions from a few people but basically want to emulate the EOTW template art and feel by replacing the W with the out reaching hands with the EOTW logo designed for us by Kelvinsong. Probably make new barnstars etc. and not override the old ones. I also wondered if the tabs could be edited for a different appearance?--Mark Miller (talk) 22:06, 6 November 2013 (UTC)

Hello User:Mark Miller: I'll comment at the WER talk page if I have any ideas. Regarding page tabs, for starters, check out the many examples at Category:WikiProject tab header templates. Northamerica1000(talk) 06:06, 7 November 2013 (UTC)
  • One more thing, I'd avoid moving content to the project's Page 2. Almost nobody ever views the page. Compare these page views:

I feel that the short amount of content on page 2 should be merged to the project's main page, so I've boldly performed this. Moving more content to page 2 almost guarantees that nobody will view or read it. Note that most, if not all of the recent pages views in November 2013 to page 2 are those that I recently performed. I'll also shorten the project's main page without removing any content there. Northamerica1000(talk) 04:13, 9 November 2013 (UTC)

Excellent work

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Excellent work extending the article on Greening of Detroit. Very well done. TeaDrinker (talk) 17:22, 9 November 2013 (UTC)
Thanks very much for the star, which is appreciated. Northamerica1000(talk) 00:11, 10 November 2013 (UTC)

Flow

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Thanks for the notice. Northamerica1000(talk) 17:31, 12 November 2013 (UTC)

more links to update Article on Cuban artist, Alexi Torres

Please add these new links to the wikipedia Page, Alexi Torres

Alexi Torres, page 124, Ripley's Believe it or Not Special Edition, Craft Craftwork: Fabric of History

http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2013/02/southern_voices_festival_kicks.html This is from a museum library show, it is the Newspaper article

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/10/alexi-torres-woven-leaves_n_1268851.html The UK Huffington Post is listed, but not this one.


http://unixgallery.com/index.php?id=9 This is a page that links back to the artists page, and shows current show exhibits and work.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=038OxtQy0rE This is an original youtube video of the artist

http://vimeo.com/53476545 This is an original vimeo video by the artist. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Yogalovejoy (talkcontribs) 20:32, 11 November 2013 (UTC)

On Wikipedia, It's general practice to perform edits yourself rather than asking others to perform them for you. However, I've added the [1] link to the article. The Huffington Post article above is already used in the article. I didn't add "Alexi Torres, page 124, Ripley's Believe it or Not Special Edition, Craft Craftwork: Fabric of History" because I couldn't verify the source's existence. The other links above are rather promotional, so I didn't add them (See WP:EL). Northamerica1000(talk) 17:25, 12 November 2013 (UTC)

Thanks!!!

Thank you for moving my article to the correct section!!!! Believe512 (talk) 21:29, 11 November 2013 (UTC)

You're welcome, and thanks for contributing to the encyclopedia. Northamerica1000(talk) 18:17, 13 November 2013 (UTC)

Hi Thanks for pointing out the missing references I totally understand that. I have made the necessary changes to my article please re-consider it. Thanks (Shani21m (talk) 16:45, 12 November 2013 (UTC)) --Shani21m (talk) 18:40, 12 November 2013 (UTC)

I've moved the submission to Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Fire Garden, the preferred location for AfC submissions. I'm going to defer review of the submission to another reviewer at this time. Northamerica1000(talk) 18:21, 13 November 2013 (UTC)

RfA?

Your first RfA was closed one year ago today. Would you be interested in running again? AutomaticStrikeout () 20:31, 13 November 2013 (UTC)

I remain confident that my diverse skills, contribution experience, strong knowledge of Wikipedia policies and guidelines, egalitarian demeanor and ability to work, communicate and collaborate with other users would naturally transfer to strong administrator abilities. However, I'm presently involved with ample content work in the encyclopedia to fill my contribution time. I'll keep this notion in mind for the future, as I feel that acquisition of the administrator tools would serve to benefit the objectives of Wikipedia and the Wikimedia Foundation per my skill sets delineated above. Northamerica1000(talk) 21:41, 13 November 2013 (UTC)
Ok. AutomaticStrikeout () 03:44, 14 November 2013 (UTC)
I failed to mention this earlier: This inquiry and your response are noted here. Feel free to remove it if you so desire. AutomaticStrikeout () 01:35, 22 November 2013 (UTC)
That's fine, and thanks for the notification. Cheers, Northamerica1000(talk) 05:48, 22 November 2013 (UTC)

For a food lover

See also Hampton court kitchen Hafspajen (talk) 00:13, 15 November 2013 (UTC)

Hello User:Hafspajen: An interesting source regarding Henry VIII's kitchens, "the largest surviving Renaissance kitchens in Europe." Perhaps this could be used in the Henry VIII of England article? Northamerica1000(talk) 11:46, 17 November 2013 (UTC)
  • Use it, please. New would like it! Face-smile.svg Hafspajen (talk) 14:30, 17 November 2013 (UTC)

Al (Allen) Schwartz

Northamerica, I appreciate your desire to improve the references of this and other articles, but it really doesn't help a whole lot just to dump references into the External Links or Further Reading sections. In the future would you consider providing an inline citation when you add a reference? Thanks. --MelanieN (talk) 17:21, 15 November 2013 (UTC)

I actually add citations to articles regularly, although in this article I haven't gotten around to it yet. Also, I rarely add reliable sources to External links sections. I wholly disagree with the description of references being "dumped" in this article, and view the addition of references as functional and useful. Here's why:
  • Per WP:FURTHERREADING: "Contents: An optional bulleted list, usually alphabetized, of a reasonable number of editor-recommended publications that would help interested readers learn more about the article subject."
  • Sometimes after an AfD discussion has closed with an article being retained due to the availability of reliable sources, people don't add the sources to the actual article. This increases the likelihood of the article being nominated again for AfD, wasting everyone's time. Unfortunately, many editors don't adhere to the recommended WP:BEFORE searches prior to nominating articles for deletion, instead simply relying upon sources that are present (or not present) in articles.
  • The added sources provide an opportunity for other editors to expand articles, and to cite content already within them.
 – Northamerica1000(talk) 02:46, 16 November 2013 (UTC)

DYK for Greening of Detroit

The DYK project (nominate) 00:03, 17 November 2013 (UTC)

Your new food list articles

Regarding:

They are fantastic!!! Well done!!!!! I'll see what I can find in China to add in the way of photos. Best wishes, Anna Frodesiak (talk) 11:12, 17 November 2013 (UTC)

Dried foods in a dried foods store
Hello User:Anna Frodesiak: Thanks very much. The List of dried foods article became quite the project (due to significant Wikipedia content that covers the overall topic), but the list is relatively complete. As always, feel free to improve the articles and to contribute to my Article collaboration page. 718smiley.svg Northamerica1000(talk) 11:40, 17 November 2013 (UTC)
They all look like "quite the project". They're great. I've never seen such a productive editor. Smile.svgSmile.svgSmile.svgSmile.svgSmile.svgSmile.svgSmile.svgSmile.svgSmile.svg Anna Frodesiak (talk) 13:22, 17 November 2013 (UTC)
Thanks again! Northamerica1000(talk) 13:25, 17 November 2013 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── Hello User:Anna Frodesiak: Crystal cake is another article that would also benefit from the addition of images. Northamerica1000(talk) 08:46, 19 November 2013 (UTC)

I'm looking into it. Anna Frodesiak (talk) 14:27, 19 November 2013 (UTC)
Thanks, and hopefully some non-copyrighted images can be found to enhance the article. Northamerica1000(talk) 01:03, 20 November 2013 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── Another image request, for the new Smoked egg article I created today. If you ever encounter smoked eggs, an image in the article would be a great improvement. Northamerica1000(talk) 23:02, 26 November 2013 (UTC)

I never knew it existed. Well done with the article. Next time I'm at the markets, I'll ask if they sell them and take an photo. :) Anna Frodesiak (talk) 23:34, 26 November 2013 (UTC)
Thanks for the reply, and for your interest in expanding food-related articles. Cheers, Northamerica1000(talk) 23:40, 26 November 2013 (UTC)
Pickled and smoked quail eggs at a restaurant
Update: Found one at Commons (overlooked checking there): File:Restaurant Noma Syltede og røgede vagtelæg (4959763438).jpg. However, additional images would still be great. Northamerica1000(talk) 01:27, 27 November 2013 (UTC)
Good job. I'll still look here. :) Anna Frodesiak (talk) 01:42, 27 November 2013 (UTC)
Thanks again! Northamerica1000(talk) 01:44, 27 November 2013 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!

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Thank you for your work finding sources re: Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/List of film spoofs in Mad. Bearian (talk) 21:22, 18 November 2013 (UTC)
Thanks very much! Cheers, Northamerica1000(talk) 02:35, 19 November 2013 (UTC)

Article quality

Northamerica1000,

Thank you for your work at AfC. You recently reviewed María Esther Aguilar Cansimbe and José Luis Romero (journalist). Would you mind assessing these two (stub, start, C, B, good ...)? Thank you again for your work, Crtew (talk) 17:07, 19 November 2013 (UTC)

 Done. I've assessed both. Northamerica1000(talk) 14:48, 20 November 2013 (UTC)
Thank you, this type of feedback is very important for us and your objective assessment of its quality is much appreciated. Crtew (talk) 14:54, 20 November 2013 (UTC)

Synthetic Lubricant

Hi: I'm new at this and my first Wikipedia article was one that you reviewed and rejected. You mentioned that I should merge it with Metal Stamping. Good idea. Do I just cut and paste my piece and add to the existing piece on Stamping? or do I need to blend it in with existing copy and add my sources to their sources? Thanks for your help. jjeffery57 Jjeffery57 (talk) 18:14, 19 November 2013 (UTC)

Hello User:Jjeffery57: the latter tends to be preferred (blending in with existing copy). A merge should be relatively easy to perform, since the Stamping (metalworking) article isn't very long or developed. Also, just so you know, I am very impressed with the quality of your writing; your piece at User:Jjeffery57/sandbox has great readability, flow and tone. Northamerica1000(talk) 21:55, 19 November 2013 (UTC)

Ginger Coyote

I attempted to create a page on Ginger Coyote and it was rejected and I am not sure what I did wrong or did not do. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:TimmCarney/sandbox I am new at this and could use some advise an what to do to make it correct. Thank You Timm Carney ihatetimmcarney@gmail.com — Preceding unsigned comment added by TimmCarney (talkcontribs) 00:46, 20 November 2013 (UTC)

Wikipedia content needs to be supported by reliable sources. Your AfC submission at User:TimmCarney/sandbox needs the addition of independent, third-party reliable sources about the subject to verify information within it and to qualify the subject's notability. See Wikipedia:Citing sources for information about how to cite sources within articles. Please feel free to add more reliable sources that preferably provide significant coverage of this subject, and thank you for contributing to Wikipedia. Northamerica1000(talk) 00:55, 20 November 2013 (UTC)

help with properly linking an image and a youtube video

Hi, The David Blaine magic special last night showed that Will Smith has the painting, ReAmerica in his house. This was bought in December 2011 by Will Smith. We have been looking for more Internet proof that he does in fact have this painting in his house. The ABC Special last night shows a 10 minute clip of the entire family standing with David Blaine in front of this oil painting. An Image is --- http://a.abcnews.com/images/GMA/abc_gma_blaine_131112_640x480.jpg

and a youtube clip is --- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7SUxo3TcsLg

I have tried to add them properly but not sure that I can. Thanks for your expertise. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Yogalovejoy (talkcontribs) 19:05, 20 November 2013 (UTC)

What article are you looking to add the links to? Northamerica1000(talk) 23:46, 20 November 2013 (UTC)
After research, it appears you are referring to the Alexi Torres article. I'll pass on adding these links to the article myself, as they don't provide context about Alexi Torres himself. Northamerica1000(talk) 20:43, 26 November 2013 (UTC)

Articles for Creation/Tero Saarinen

Hi, I was writing a page about Tero Saarinen in my sandbox, and asked for its creation. You were kind enough to move the article to the Wikipedia talk/Articles for Creation page, but I now realized there already was an article written about Saarinen, and simply edited that page. So I would appreciate it if you could remove the request. I'm sorry for any inconvenience, I'm fairly new at all this. Terhi Mikkonen (talk) 12:47, 21 November 2013 (UTC)Terhi Mikkonen

 Done --Mdann52talk to me! 13:59, 21 November 2013 (UTC)
Additionally, I've redirected Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Tero Saarinen to Tero Saarinen. Northamerica1000(talk) 19:46, 21 November 2013 (UTC)

Help with a food article

Hi! I saw your name on the welcome committee at project food and drink and have a quick question for you. An article Duros (food) is tagged that it could be improved by associating it with a project, but I don't know how to do that! I came across the article looking up something that a friend brought over to try and have not seen that tag before, nor know how to add something to a project. Thank you for your time and trouble. Ellin Beltz (talk) 01:07, 22 November 2013 (UTC)

Hello User:Ellin Beltz: I've updated the expert template atop the article with links to WikiProject Food and drink and WikiProject Mexico. Northamerica1000(talk) 05:53, 22 November 2013 (UTC)
Thank you so much!! Ellin Beltz (talk) 08:29, 22 November 2013 (UTC)
My pleasure. Northamerica1000(talk) 08:30, 22 November 2013 (UTC)

Request review for WP:AFC

Hello! Can I request for a review in an article about a football club that joined the Philippines' league cup, 2013 UFL Cup? Because of their huge defeat against Loyola Meralco Sparks by a margin of 33 points. I just wanted to know if this is notable or meet the standards in Wikipedia articles.. btw, I will add the club's emblem after it is published as a page. Thanks! FairyTailRocks (talk) 02:53, 23 November 2013 (UTC)

 Done. Published in main namespace as Blue Guards FC. Northamerica1000(talk) 07:54, 23 November 2013 (UTC)
Thank you so much! I've been waiting for weeks to get this reviewed. FairyTailRocks (talk) 08:17, 23 November 2013 (UTC)
Sure thing. Unfortunately, AfC is severely backlogged, hence the significant delays. Northamerica1000(talk) 08:20, 23 November 2013 (UTC)

17th airborne division page decline

Hi...I created the page for the Scions of the 17th airborne. I saw it was declined, but I don't see anything I need to change/edit. Can you help? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 166.170.57.184 (talk) 13:56, 23 November 2013 (UTC)

Hello there: The AfC submission at Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Scions of the 17th Airborne Division needs the addition of independent, third-party reliable sources about the topic to verify information within it and to qualify the topic's notability. Please feel free to add more reliable sources that preferably provide significant coverage of this subject. Northamerica1000(talk) 14:02, 23 November 2013 (UTC)

Galina Ustvolskaya Piano Sonatas page decline

Thank you very much for reviewing my page of the Ustvolskaya Piano Sonatas. I understand that there is already a page devoted to Galina Ustvolskaya, which includes information about her life and a list of her works (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galina_Ustvolskaya). However, my vision is to devote an entire page to a deeper discussion & research of her sonatas. I could not figure out how to change the title of my submission from "Galina Ustvolskaya" to "Piano Sonatas of Galina Ustvolskaya." This way, I can create a link from several of her works on the current Ustvolskaya page to a new page. Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Galina Ustvolskaya — Preceding unsigned comment added by Kdj24370 (talkcontribs) 15:23, 23 November 2013 (UTC)

Per your request, the submission has been moved to Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Piano Sonatas of Galina Ustvolskaya. Per your vision for this topic, The Guardian source [2] is a good start. I hesitate to accept the submission at this time because it would benefit from additional reliable sources to qualify the topic's overall notability. Northamerica1000(talk) 15:29, 23 November 2013 (UTC)

Question

Hi NA,

Verifiable source now added via distributed publisher.

Regards

Book Fan Man — Preceding unsigned comment added by Book Fan Man (talkcontribs) 13:11, 24 November 2013 (UTC)

I've replied at Wikipedia_talk:Articles for creation/Mountain Hold. Northamerica1000(talk) 20:07, 26 November 2013 (UTC)

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Request to review my article

You asked for notability of the subject of my article. I have added some references. Please review it again for me. Sidra456 (talk) 06:35, 26 November 2013 (UTC)

I've replied at Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/BIIT. Northamerica1000(talk) 20:16, 26 November 2013 (UTC)

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Request to approve my article as a separate entity

I submitted an article named 'BIIT' at Articles_for_creation/BIIT. You have added my article in the article named 'Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi'. The article BIIT is a separate institute and is just affiliated with 'Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi'. I don't want to add it in the article 'Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi'. Please approve it as a separate article and do not add it in any other article.Sidra456 (talk) 11:26, 27 November 2013 (UTC)

Hello User:Sidra456: A different user performed the merge and redirect of the AfC submission Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/BIIT to Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi. This was performed by User:Candleabracadabra, per the Revision history for the submission.
So, you'll have to ask User:Candleabracadabra why this was performed. Northamerica1000(talk) 11:30, 27 November 2013 (UTC)

List of guitars

Scarlet Begonias-Fire On The Mountain, easier to view, without the slow motion effects, from the same Halloween 91 show: here. Northamerica1000(talk) 13:22, 29 November 2013 (UTC)
Last one, with Ken Kesey rap in Darkstar, Halloween 91: here. Northamerica1000(talk) 14:38, 29 November 2013 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Wikipedia:WikiProject Articles for creation/December 2013 Backlog Elimination Drive/TESTING

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Hello, and welcome to Wikipedia. This is a notice that Wikipedia:WikiProject Articles for creation/December 2013 Backlog Elimination Drive/TESTING, a page that you created, has been tagged for deletion. This has been done under two or more of the criteria for speedy deletion, by which articles can be deleted at any time, without discussion. If the page meets any of these strictly-defined criteria, then it may be soon be deleted by an administrator. The reasons it has been tagged are:

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Wikipedia:WikiProject Articles for creation/December 2013 Backlog Elimination Drive/TESTING was a test page (self-nominated for speedy deletion). Northamerica1000(talk) 04:42, 2 December 2013 (UTC)

Declined Article Application for Actor, Chris Broyles

Hello Northamerica1000,

I'm new to Wikipedia and I'm not sure how to link to the submission. "If you need any assistance, you can ask for help at the Articles for creation help desk, or on the reviewer's talk page. Please remember to link to the submission!" What is the link to my submission supposed to look like? When I click on the link it seems like a blank talk page.

My sandbox is here though: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Fancy2635/sandbox

I was hoping we could discuss my recent application for an article on the actor Chris Broyles. He has narrated How Do They Do It [1] on the Science channel since it's debut in 2007. (The show does have a Wiki entry which is out of date and some of the info inaccurate.) The show is in it's 10th season and is currently on Thursday evenings at 10:00pm on the Science Channel. It also repeats a lot including marathons of many episodes through out the week especially on weekends.

Chris Broyles has narrated over 150 episodes of that show alone. He's done a lot of other work including Colossal Construction on the Science Channel as well as two mini series on the Military Channel (which I'm sure will get filled in later). But being the voice of a current and popluar TV show that has been on the air for 7 years should be enough to make him notable... wouldn't you agree?

There are other "Voice Actors" that have Wikipedia articles that have much less in the way of credits andd their references on some are sketchy rather than official. For instance, the only reference on the following page for Robert Gorman is the voice actor's resume on his own website. (FYI I picked Robert Gorman at random from the Voice Actors list on Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_O%27Gorman

Would it help if I provided more biographical information? I know of a lot more credits for acting and voice over work that he's done. I don't have any articles that have been written about him. But I've noticed on voice actors wiki pages like Robert Gorman above that they don't have any articles either.

Thanks for your time on and help on getting this article published. I look forward to your response.  :-)

Fancy2635


Hello User:Fancy2635: I've moved your submission to Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Chris Broyles, the preferred location for Articles for creation submissions. Please feel free to continue editing your submission there.
To be published as an article, the submission needs the addition of independent, third-party reliable sources about the subject to verify information within it and to qualify the person's notability per Wikipedia's guidelines. Please select the various blue links within my comment here to review various guidelines.
The video file in the entry is a primary source that is affiliated with the subject, and doesn't qualify the subject's notability. The IMDB source in the article also doesn't establish notability, because much of IMDB is user-generated content (similar to Wikipedia).
What the entry needs to qualify notability are independent reliable sources from books, newspapers, magazines, journals, etc. that preferably provide significant coverage about the subject. Below are some links that may be useful to locate sources, including customized search criteria.
Please feel free to add more reliable sources to the submission, and thank you for contributing to Wikipedia. Northamerica1000(talk) 02:22, 29 November 2013 (UTC)


Hello User:Northamerica1000: Hello again. I appreciate your time and help but I'm a bit perplexed over your response. There is no "video link" in the article per se. That link I provided is the Science Channel's website for "How Do They Do It." He hosts/narrates a show that airs on that channel. The link I provided is a link to the actual channel that is shown on televisions across the US. I can't put a link to a tv set's channel that lets you tune in to the station. The link doesn't send you to his own home page and it doesn't send you to a company that he "works for." As a voice over talent he is an independant contractor and not an employee of the science channel or Discovery Communications. In addition, it's not like I've pointed to a company employee page. The Science channel's website shows clips and snippets from shows that have actually already been broadcast across the country.
Furthermore...if the show itself has a page on Wikipedia...which is proven to be notable by it's existence on Wikipedia...then how is the establshed host/narrator of that show not notable as well?
I understand the "notablitiy" factor is tricky on here but in this case...it seems logical that Chris Broyles is notable because of his credits and shows that have aired all across the country several times a week for the last 6-7 years. But yet a person who starred as an extra but got mentioned in an article is somehow more technically notable and would get their article submission approved? That doesn't seem right at all....
Have things gotten a lot tighter recently? How does "Robert Gorman" have an approived article? "Brooks Moore" for example? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Fancy2635 (talkcontribs) 16:32, 29 November 2013 (UTC)
HelloFancy2635. Neither Robert O'Gorman nor Brooks Moore is an "approved" article and anyone can see that both articles are tagged as having problems, and therefore are at risk of being deleted. We have nearly 4.4 million articles, many of which, such as the two you point out, have problems. That is not a reason to create new articles with problems. Instead, we work to improve the existing articles about notable topics and delete the articles about non-notable topics. It is your obligation to show that this voice actor is notable by Wikipedia's standards, rather than by your own logic. Tools to assist you have been linked to above. Reliable sources do not provide significant coverage to extras. They sometimes do for host/narrators. Those that receive such coverage are notable. Those that haven't received significant coverage aren't notable.It's that simple. Cullen328 Let's discuss it 19:21, 29 November 2013 (UTC)

Declined Richard J. Van Valkenburg

You rejected this article on the basis of inadequate sources. Do I simply not have enough sources, or is there a problem with the source I have provided? — Preceding unsigned comment added by TravisLW (talkcontribs) 02:11, 2 December 2013 (UTC)

Hello User:TravisLW: The source in the submission, "Portrait and biographical record of Denver and vicinity, Colorado. Chapman Publishing Company. 1898." is acceptable. However, Wikipedia articles require significant coverage in multiple independent reliable sources to qualify topic notability. Essentially, at the very minimum, two reliable sources that provide significant coverage about the subject are required. Please feel free to add more reliable sources that preferably provide significant coverage of this subject to the submission, and thank you for contributing to Wikipedia. Northamerica1000(talk) 02:21, 2 December 2013 (UTC)

WP:AFC/BD invites

HI, I was just wondering if you invited everyone on the list, or just a few people? I am planning on sending out an EdwardsBot spam later, so I was wondering who you had invited. --Mdann52talk to me! 10:20, 2 December 2013 (UTC)

Greetings User:Mdann52: Firstly, nope, I haven't invited everyone on the list. I sent out invites to people I've seen around and were likely to be active. Sure enough, after first checking out contribution history pages and seeing how many active users there are who are also members of the project, I sent out invitations to them. Of course, I now wish I had known about the planned blanket mailing using a bot, which is much more convenient. It's a little difficult to follow, but from my User contributions page, This edit is where the invitations began, and approximately Here is where they mostly concluded (a few stray entries afterward may exist.) Northamerica1000(talk) 11:32, 2 December 2013 (UTC)
m:MassMessage has actually replaced EdwardsBot. Theopolisme (talk) 11:56, 2 December 2013 (UTC)
Not for me yet... --Mdann52talk to me! 13:12, 2 December 2013 (UTC)
Heh. Bureaucracy is stupid. Theopolisme (talk) 21:55, 2 December 2013 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── User:Mdann52: When do you plan on sending out the invitations? I noticed that several people I sent invitations to have signed on to the drive at December 2013 - January 2014 Backlog Elimination Drive, so the invitations definitely encourage participation. Of course, some may have planned on signing up anyway, but I'm pretty sure the invites reminded some about the drive. Hopefully you can get them out soon to encourage more participation, which will serve to reduce there severe backlog for AFC submissions. Northamerica1000(talk) 00:35, 3 December 2013 (UTC)

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submission at Articles for creation: User:Suirauqa/Kuttner's tumor (November 24) declined

Hi NA1K! Thank you for reviewing my submission on Kuttner's tumor. I started writing it because in some random article, "Kuttner's Tumor" appeared in red font (meaning, as you know, no corresponding page). I understand why you rejected it, but the subject page you pointed to is a stub, and the 'chronic' subsection is not well-referenced or complete at all. Now, I could shoehorn my submission into that subsection, but it would look odd - since the other subsections also suffer from a paucity of information. My goal was to highlight on the term Kuttner's tumor; so, under the circumstances, what would you recommend? Best, Suirauqa (talk) 20:21, 2 December 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for the clarification. I've accepted the submission, which is now located at Chronic sclerosing sialadenitis. The article would likely also benefit from content being organized into sections. Additionally, I've created redirects to this article for Küttner's tumor and Kuttner's tumor, and added a link to it in the Sialadenitis article. Cheers, Northamerica1000(talk) 00:44, 3 December 2013 (UTC)
Why, thank you NA1K! I have added subsections in the article as you suggested. Best, Suirauqa (talk) 16:44, 3 December 2013 (UTC)

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Thanks for the approval for the new permission, and have a nice holiday season. Cheers, Northamerica1000(talk) 08:28, 4 December 2013 (UTC)

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Maalavika Manoj

Can u pls show support/oppose for Maalavika Manoj, which is currently a TAFI nomination? ---- Kailash29792 (talk) 04:56, 6 December 2013 (UTC)

I'm neutral regarding the entry and article, and am passing at this time commenting about it. Northamerica1000(talk) 02:02, 7 December 2013 (UTC)
Also, I have listed G. Dhananjayan at TAFI, which u have shown support for. Do u have time to work on it? ---- Kailash29792 (talk) 05:11, 8 December 2013 (UTC)
I've performed some work on the G. Dhananjayan article, including the removal of information that was in copyright infringement, the addition of inline citations from some of the listed sources and source formatting. See the notes I have left in the Revision history for the article. I may or may not work on the article more. However, perhaps some of the changes I made can help guide you regarding how the article can be improved. Happy editing, Northamerica1000(talk) 11:03, 8 December 2013 (UTC)

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Eugène Louis-Marie Jancourt

Hello! A good faith editor accepted a submission in AfC, my problem is that the references aren't supporting the subject's notability like the Oxford links for example that you need to subscribe in order to see the information also some sections are leaved without any reference. I just wanted to know if this can be accepted to be an encyclopedia article. FairyTailRocks (talk) 05:02, 8 December 2013 (UTC)

Hello User:FairyTailRocks: per WP:GNG, "Sources do not have to be available online and do not have to be in English". So, sources do not have to be linked to web pages.
This source in the submission is reliable: William Waterhouse, “Jancourt, Eugène,” in Grove Music Online (Oxford University Press, 2007)
I'm slightly unsure about the dissertation source in terms of reliability: Emilian Badea, “The life and works of Eugène Jancourt (1815-1901): including a translation and Commentary of his Grande method theorique et pratique, Op. 15” (PhD diss., Boston University, 1992), 1. I'd like to think it is, because after all, dissertations are a fundamental part of academia and earning a PhD. They're also reviewed, judged and graded by professors. Therefore, I'm leaning toward the notion that it is reliable.
Regarding the Last FM source, I don't consider Last FM to be reliable, because much of it is user-generated content. Anyone who registers with the site can edit their entries.
Overall, it's rather borderline regarding overall sources in the article lending to the subject meeting WP:BASIC, but the entry appears to squeak by. Hope this helps out. Northamerica1000(talk) 13:11, 10 December 2013 (UTC)

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I'm not sure what this is for, but thanks. Northamerica1000(talk) 13:47, 11 December 2013 (UTC)

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I've replied at Wikipedia:Dispute_resolution_noticeboard#Tin_box Northamerica1000(talk) 16:42, 14 December 2013 (UTC)

Tin box

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Thanks for the notification! I've replied at Wikipedia:Dispute_resolution_noticeboard#Tin_box Northamerica1000(talk) 16:42, 14 December 2013 (UTC)

Tin Box

You had just added an image to Tin box with a caption of "Maple syrup from Vermont". I wanted to try to point out here, rather than the Talk page, that this is not a "box" of any type. All books and other resources I have seen on this type of oblong package call this an 'F-Style can'. The timing of your edit is awkward because there is currently a dispute resolution going on as well as a check for reliability of sources. If you want, we can continue on the Talk page. Thank you. Pkgx (talk) 02:17, 13 December 2013 (UTC)

At the time the image was added (diff), the new discussion here wasn't existent. Per your information above, I've removed the Vermont maple syrup image from the article. Northamerica1000(talk) 16:33, 14 December 2013 (UTC)

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Thanks for the notification; I don't think this needed to be taken to DR/N, and could be resolved on the article's talk page. I may not comment further at DR/N beyond what I've already contributed there. Northamerica1000(talk) 11:03, 19 December 2013 (UTC)

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Responded at the discussion. Northamerica1000(talk) 11:06, 19 December 2013 (UTC)

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could you please explain me how to include a Sinhalese translation of an English article in Wikipedia. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ndjaya2000 (talkcontribs) 14:02, 19 December 2013 (UTC)

A useful resource is Google Translate, which may be of assistance to translate your AfC entry at User:Ndjaya2000/sandbox.
If you're looking to add a new article to English Wikipedia from another Wikipedia, and if you're comfortable performing the translation, feel free to be bold and create the new article. Just be sure to first check that the topic qualifies for a standalone article, per English Wikipedia's notability and content verification guidelines. I don't speak the Sinhala language, but perhaps people at WikiProject Sri Lanka's talk page at Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Sri Lanka can assist you. Northamerica1000(talk) 14:20, 19 December 2013 (UTC)

Something for you

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Thanks for creating the new article, and for your work to improve the encyclopedia for Wikipedia's readers. Northamerica1000(talk) 23:11, 19 December 2013 (UTC)
  • Have to return that compliment! I have noticed your work to improve the encyclopedia too. And your efforts are much appreciated.Face-smile.svgHafspajen (talk) 12:39, 20 December 2013 (UTC)

Reverting your close on Thornton

Wikipedia:AfD#How_an_AfD_discussion_is_closed says: Questions or concerns about a closure should first be asked on the talk page of the editor who closed the discussion. If that does not resolve the concerns, the closure can be appealed at Wikipedia:Deletion review. Yet User:Steeletrap just undid it and you went along with it. I won't even start on all the reasons this is problematic, especially by this editor. Can you explain why you complied with the editor's demand. Thanks. Carolmooredc (Talkie-Talkie) 17:48, 19 December 2013 (UTC)

Please take a look at Steeletrap's talk page. I had pinged Northamerica1000 in my note. (And NA may noticed the revert via a notification.) So Steeletrap did not make a "demand". Please drop this. Thanks. – S. Rich (talk) 17:51, 19 December 2013 (UTC)
I don't like this pinging that ends up taking things out of the prescribed process, so I'll just leave this as an objection to such pinging :-) Carolmooredc (Talkie-Talkie) 17:57, 19 December 2013 (UTC)
I'm aware that it's preferred to discuss first, but User:Steeletrap didn't initiate one. Since I'm not an admin and User:Steeletrap contested my close at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Mark Thornton by reverting it, I respected their wishes, and then relisted the discussion. My close was entirely egalitarian and correct relative to the discussion at the time. I'll reply further at Steeletrap's talk page here, to keep the discussion in one place. Northamerica1000(talk) 22:10, 19 December 2013 (UTC)
Thanks. I also did think you were an admin. Carolmooredc (Talkie-Talkie) 23:24, 19 December 2013 (UTC)
No worries. Happy editing! Northamerica1000(talk) 23:27, 19 December 2013 (UTC)

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Declined Article "Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey"

Dear Northamerica1000,

first of all thank you very much for reviewing my article concerning Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey GmbH. Unfortunately you wrote that you couldn't move the article for creation because it would already exist under the name Lufthansa Technik which irritated me a bit. Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey GmbH is an own autonomic company in the sense of the German Commercial Code, which means that they act on their own risk. Lufthansa Technik as the parent company just owns enough voting stock to control the management and operations by influencing or electing its board of directors. But in the legal sense these are two different companies. In this case there are the same circumstances like General Motors and Opel or United Technologies Corporation and Pratt & Whitney in which case the articles of the parent company is strictly distinguished from the subsidary. Maybe you were misled by the keyword "owner" in the infobox which I changed now to "Parent" to make it more appropriate. I would appreaciate it a lot if you would have a look at that subject again. Thanks for your help on getting Wikipedia better and better. I look forward to your response.

Best regards

--CaptainBalu(talk) 02:22, 29 November 2013 (UTC)

Hello user:CaptainBalu: Thanks for the additional information. The submission User:CaptainBalu/sandbox requires the addition of independent, third-party reliable sources about the subject to verify information within it and to qualify the topic's notability. Sources currently in the submission are primary sources that are affiliated with the subject, which does not serve to establish the notability of the topic per Wikipedia's standards.
For additional information about the notability guidelines for company articles on Wikipedia, see WP:CORPDEPTH. Please feel free to add more reliable sources that preferably provide significant coverage of this subject, and thank you for contributing to Wikipedia. Northamerica1000(talk) 22:39, 29 November 2013 (UTC)
Update: The submission has been moved to Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey GmbH (2). Note that another AfC submission for the same topic exists at Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey GmbH. Northamerica1000(talk) 11:58, 4 December 2013 (UTC)


Hello Northamerica1000,

Thanks again for your engagement concering my article. As you recognized this article was submitted before by username LTAA1987, which was primary declined because the username seemed to imply that the user is writing on behalf of something other than itself which was not my intention as an independant and fact based wikipedian author. So the previous reviewer Alexf suggested to create a new account which complies with the username policy and resubmit the article again. At the same time he blocked user LTAA1987, so that it was impossible to withdraw the article to get it out of the submission process. Maybe you can help to delete the first draft (Articles for creation/Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey GmbH) created by LTAA1987. After creating the new account I worked on the second reason the article was declined, the reliable sources to qualify the topic's notability. In this context I worked hard on improving the article by adding numerous third-party references to verify the facts. I'm glad about your help to make the article sequentially better and better. If you have further recommendation, please let me know. I would really appreciate if you could help me by adjusting the topic trouble. Thank you very much in advance! CaptainBalu (talk) 20:23, 11 December 2013 (UTC)

User:CaptainBalu: Per your request above, I've requested speedy deletion of the Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey GmbH submission. Please feel free to continue work on the Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey GmbH (2) submission, and thank you for contributing to Wikipedia. Northamerica1000(talk) 16:16, 14 December 2013 (UTC)

Resubmit Article

Hi,

Thanks for reviewing my article (Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Salutica Allied Solutions). I have edited the reference to third parties source to make the contents verifiable. However, I can't see any link for me to resubmit my article. Can you help? Thanks.

Hyperfocal84 — Preceding unsigned comment added by Hyperfocal84 (talkcontribs) 08:58, 12 December 2013 (UTC)

 Done (re-submitted). See Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Salutica Allied Solutions. I am going to defer review of the submission to another reviewer at this time. Northamerica1000(talk) 16:25, 14 December 2013 (UTC)

A beer for you!

Export hell seidel steiner.png You've done very well monitoring all the submissions. A toast! Tomlamusga (talk) 22:51, 15 December 2013 (UTC)
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Thanks. The AfC backlog is presently listed as "very high backlog" (see right), so I've stepped-up efforts to help out there. Northamerica1000(talk) 23:15, 15 December 2013 (UTC)

Maybe It's Time for "MAYBEBOL"

The last time that I read this article was in 1980. Who owns the copyright? I will ask the copyright owner for permission to publish the article. Otherwise, I am afraid that a very well-written and poignant article describing the early years of computing will disappear (which is still relevant today - just look at what is going on with ObamaCare's registration.)

And, BTW, there is a lot of material on Wikipedia that is "copyrighted" or originally published from other sources. — Preceding unsigned comment added by IreneW123 (talkcontribs) 03:42, 16 December 2013 (UTC)

The submission at Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/MAYBEBOL was deleted as unambiguous copyright infringement of http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~hgobioff/public/random_stuff/MAYBEOL. Some information about the author is available at the top of the webpage. You'd have to contact them for permission. I'm sorry your submission was declined and deleted, but Wikipedia takes copyrights very seriously due to copyright law.
See Wikipedia:Requesting copyright permission for information about making such requests for permission to use copyrighted works. Northamerica1000(talk) 16:08, 16 December 2013 (UTC)

(Re: Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Server SAN)

Hello!

I'm yramberg.

You declined an article I submitted for review (https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia_talk:Articles_for_creation/Server_SAN) for lack of notability of the subject matter. I can't argue with this -- the term 'Server SAN' has not been established as a notable concept and is, therefore, reject-able on the grounds you cited. I accept your reasoning.

I do have a question, though: Is 'notability' establish-able only by (reliable, independent, verifiable, etc.) source references that use the specific term? Will the presence of ample discussion of the *topic* suffice? Usage of multitude of terms that are almost synonyms and are covering the same topic, but not exactly under this particular term?

Another: Will this particular entry be acceptable as a section under a different, more general/abstract entry that covers the field under discussion? For example I'm thinking about this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Storage_virtualization (but others may also be relevant)

Much thanx!

Typically, to qualify for an article, sources need to be directly about the topic, need to be reliable, and at the very minimum two of them need to provide significant coverage about the topic to establish notability. You may want to work on the Storage virtualization article instead, or perhaps on Storage area network. If adding information about Server Sans to these articles, at the very minimum, content needs to be verified by reliable sources (e.g. news articles, periodical coverage, news media, etc.). Northamerica1000(talk) 16:25, 16 December 2013 (UTC)

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Thanks for linking AfDs

Hi - I just wanted to say thanks for adding the AfDs into the discussion groups. It had slipped my mind. -ManicSpider (talk) 13:50, 17 December 2013 (UTC)

Thank you for thanking me. Cheers, SConfident.gif Northamerica1000(talk) 13:55, 17 December 2013 (UTC)

Sol (Laptop)

Why do you consider the infobox at Sol (Laptop) relevant? The infobox is about the company that was deemed not-notable. This article is about the laptop. The Banner talk 15:32, 17 December 2013 (UTC)

User:The Banner, Re above: Most of the content in the article is about the company at this time. See also: WP:PRESERVE. Northamerica1000(talk) 15:36, 17 December 2013 (UTC)
Now that others have copy edited the article to be primarily about the computer, I don't mind the company infobox being omitted at this time. Northamerica1000(talk) 23:49, 17 December 2013 (UTC)

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Thanks User:MichaelQSchmidt, and a happy holiday season to you too! Northamerica1000(talk) 19:54, 20 December 2013 (UTC)

A cookie for you!

Choco chip cookie.png Referencing Mission Rabies - possibly saving it from deletion. Neonchameleon (talk) 15:45, 20 December 2013 (UTC)
Thanks very much, and happy editing. Northamerica1000(talk) 19:55, 20 December 2013 (UTC)

Malik Muhammad Jahangir

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Malik Muhammad Jahangir is Executive Director of White Pearl Group of Companies Pakistan. He has proved his skills in White Pearl Group of Companies, White Pearl Rice Mills Limited and White Pearl Jute Mills and Indus Jute Mills, Pakistan. Education: Malik Muhammad Jahangir is born to Malik Muhammad Nazir on 1st of October, 1963 in the district Hafizabad, Punjab, Pakistan. In 1962, Malik Nazir, started White Pearl Group of Companies from a small agro based rice and jute products mills in a small village of Solgin Kharl, Jalal Pur Bhattian, Distt Hafizabad, Punjab, Pakistan. He holds a Masters Degree in Political Science, from the University of Punjab. Personal Life: Malik Muhammad Jahangir is proud father of four kids i.e three sons and one daughter. Business Career He was associated with Group’s projects since conception right through Design, Engineering, Construction and Commissioning. He has been leading as one of the Top most rice exporter from Pakistan whose professional competence and outstanding skills is well acknowledged throughout the world. He joined family business of rice husking, milling and trading in the year 1985. In 1989, he started rice export business being Director of the Company. In 1997, established White Pearl Jute Mills and started Manufacturing of Jute products in1999. In 2003, acquired Indus Jute Mills Ltd, Dhabeji.

In the year 2004, established PT Royal Industries in Indonesia, have two Divisions i-e Manufacturing Teakwood Division and Palm Oil Refinery Division and being Director looking after national and International affairs. For more than two decades, he has been a leading industrialist and prominent businessman in Pakistan. Due to his leadership skills and professional competence that he has been able to manage effectively 10 units of rice re-processing plants, 2 units of jute mills and textile mills creating employment for more than 7500 people nationally. Community Services: He, in the year August 2008 established the Indus Middle School, Dhabeji, situated on over 1.5-acre campus. The school is run by the Indus Jute Mills Limited comprising members. Founded to help promote quality education Indus Middle School, Dhabeji nurtures the future leaders though the well-defined curriculum and dedicated focus beyond the class room. He also in the premises of the Indus Jute Mills Limited established a free dispensary in the premises. Doctor and compounder are available for needy and poor persons for first aid. The dispensary provides always free first aid and basic medical care to employees, supported poor and needy families and as well as local residents. Around 50 patients are seen every day, many of whom come from villages several kilometres away. He also is providing financial, moral and social support to Baba Farid Trust, Pakpattan, Fatima Memorial Hospital, Lahore and Shaukat Khanum Hospital, Lahore. He also funds to Rotary Club to provide assistance at Earthquake and flood hit areas and other humanitarian projects and list goes on. Achievements: Amongst his marvelous achievements, he was elected chairman of Pakistan Rice exporters association of Pakistan (REAP) during the tenure of year 2009-2010, which is the second largest trade organization of Pakistan. In his tenure Pakistan makes record export of rice and earned landmark foreign exchange for the country. Upon his marvelous and exceptional achievements he was bestowed Gold Medal from Government of Pakistan. He was also elected as Vice Chairman of Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) during the year 2011-2012. He was Vice Chairman of All Pakistan Jute Mills Association (PJMA) during the year 2008-2009 and Chairman during 2011-12. Leadership: He led many trade delegation globally, which included Australia, Comoros, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Mauritius, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, UAE, South Africa, Thailand and Yemen, etc. being Chairman of REAP and in other capacities too. Upon his outstanding business leadership, The Republic of Reunion of Myanmar, appointed him to be the Honorary Consul General of Myanmar in Pakistan.

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User:Whitepearl1: Please feel free to improve your AfC submission at Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Malik Muhammad Jahangir, but you should refrain from posting it on people's talk pages. Thank you for your consideration. Northamerica1000(talk) 22:11, 22 December 2013 (UTC)

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Merry Christmas!

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Thanks for the season's greetings, and back at ya! Cheers, Northamerica1000(talk) 11:13, 24 December 2013 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement

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A typical Nepali meal

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Meal?!?!?! Really?!?!?!? Would you like me to help point you to a few? best regards, —Tim /// Carrite (talk) 04:22, 24 December 2013 (UTC)
What it is. As far as pointing goes, some toast points would be fine...Ha! Happy holidays, Carrite! 718smiley.svg Northamerica1000(talk) 11:31, 24 December 2013 (UTC)

Having issues

I'm relatively new to Wikipedia, but have studied its policies and am very fluent with the English language. I am having troubles with the AfC editing bot when I've made a decision on the article. I can't accept, decline, or unmark for editing. Your help would really be appreciated. Thank you --Leo A. Mercer (talk) 02:19, 25 December 2013 (UTC)

Greetings User:Lamercer: It appears you're referring to the AfC Helper Script. I also use the script, but I'm not entirely familiar with its detailed internal workings. It's possible that the script was temporarily down, and hence dysfunctional when you attempted to utilize it. I don't know, so herein I'm pinging the creators of the script (per this page), User:Timotheus Canens and User:Mabdul, and leaving talkback messages on their pages (and yours) to this discussion to request guidance regarding this matter. Northamerica1000(talk) 05:57, 26 December 2013 (UTC)
Also, it's possible that you may have attempted to accept a submission for an article name in Wikipedia's main namespace that has been salted with creation protection, which prevents the submission from being published. I've had this occur, and when it does, the script basically doesn't do anything. If this is the case, requesting an admin to unsalt a page will correct the matter. Which specific AfC submission are you referring to? Northamerica1000(talk) 06:13, 26 December 2013 (UTC)

Merry Christmas

Santaclausjf.JPG Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours. ```Buster Seven Talk 19:29, 26 December 2013 (UTC)

Hello User: Buster7: thanks for the holiday cheer, and hope you also are enjoying the holiday season. Northamerica1000(talk) 05:53, 27 December 2013 (UTC)

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Note to self regarding Google News archive search being down: See Wikipedia:Village pump (miscellaneous)/Archive 44#Google news archive search?. Northamerica1000(talk) 06:51, 27 December 2013 (UTC)

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Thank you so much for the help. Can I resubmit it now?Forthesakeofmusic 03:32, 28 December 2013 (UTC)

Hello User:Forthesakeofmusic: The subject already has an article located at Sooraj Santhosh. Rather than resubmitting your AfC entry at Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Sooraj Santhosh, it would be more functional for you to simply improve the article itself, again located at Sooraj Santhosh. Northamerica1000(talk) 03:48, 28 December 2013 (UTC)
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AfD/TouchMail

Hi Northamerica1000. I noticed that AfD/TouchMail is repeated twice in each of these lists:

I am not sure how this can be fixed. Willkey77 (talk) 11:28, 29 December 2013 (UTC)

User:Willkey77: I've fixed this, and thanks for the notification. Northamerica1000(talk) 22:49, 29 December 2013 (UTC)

DYK for Chicken George (restaurant chain)

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