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AfC notification: Draft:Patricia Easterbrook Roberts has a new comment[edit]

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Frank Corley[edit]

On this well-intentioned suggestion of yours: I shall be surprised if the Frank Corley article is deleted. And I suppose that some editor somewhere might take saving a disputed article to one's own sandbox as a concession of defeat. (Also, it may not be a good idea to keep in one's sandbox a draft for an article on a subject whose notability isn't already clear.)

The author of an article at AfD might be wise to save their draft to a text file on their hard drive. But advice to do so really isn't necessary, because it's easy to ask an admin (perhaps the one who deleted the article after an AfD) to restore the article to a sandbox. (Unless, of course, the article was a copyright violation, was potentially libelous, etc etc -- but this article isn't problematic in any of these ways.) -- Hoary (talk) 00:50, 31 October 2018 (UTC)

Thank you, I am glad to know that an admin can easily restore a deleted article. I am surprised, though, that you say that keeping a draft in one's sandbox when the subject's notability isn't already clear may not be a good idea. I thought that the sandbox was intended for drafting articles, and how is the subject's notability to be agreed by editors until after it has been submitted as a draft for approval? The writer of the article presumably believes that the subject is notable, and may even have attempted to establish that with information and references that they hope conform to Wikipedia guidelines about notability. But having seen proposed AfD about subjects which clearly meet Wikipedia's guidelines (eg presumed notability given certain facts or achievements) - I could not presume that a subject whose notability I think I've clearly established is also considered notable by reviewers and editors. RebeccaGreen (talk) 10:48, 1 November 2018 (UTC)

If this article were deleted, you'd certainly have the right to continue editing it in your sandbox. Yes, you could edit it there if you preferred. Or anyone could, in their own sandbox. -- Hoary (talk) 12:30, 1 November 2018 (UTC)

Your submission at Articles for creation: Patricia Easterbrook Roberts has been accepted[edit]

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Your submission at Articles for creation: Joan Craven (2) has been accepted[edit]

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To Rebecca, thank you for all your articles and contributions, and information on Maggie Calloway, silent film star, did you find anything on Helen Rowland, IMDb states she passed away in 1978, although this is not a reliable source. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 1.42.39.16 (talk) 12:18, 14 November 2018 (UTC)

November 2018[edit]

Information icon Hello, and thank you for your contributions to Wikipedia. I noticed that you recently added commentary to an article, Midwest Herald. While Wikipedia welcomes editors' opinions on an article and how it could be changed, these comments are more appropriate for the article's accompanying talk page. If you post your comments there, other editors working on the same article will notice and respond to them, and your comments will not disrupt the flow of the article. However, keep in mind that even on the talk page of an article, you should limit your discussion to improving the article. Article talk pages are not the place to discuss opinions of the subject of articles, nor are such pages a forum. Thank you. TJRC (talk) 19:59, 16 November 2018 (UTC)

The article was nominated for PROD. RebeccaGreen (talk) 20:05, 16 November 2018 (UTC)
Doesn't matter. Don't post talk in the article, post it in the associated talk page. TJRC (talk) 01:32, 17 November 2018 (UTC)

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Teppo Hauta-aho[edit]

You removed the proposed deletion template on Teppo Hauta-aho and gave as a reason in your edit summary "The Open Music Library shows 23 articles about Teppo Hauta-Aho, so there are plenty of sources to draw on". I try to avoid using sources that force readers to register with a web site if they want to check a citation. Sources ought to be more easily accessible. Do you know of any other sources for this article?"
Vmavanti (talk) 18:20, 21 November 2018 (UTC)

  • Reply I have not looked. WP:SOURCEACCESS states "Some reliable sources may not be easily accessible. For example, an online source may require payment, and a print-only source may be available only in university libraries. Rare historical sources may even be available only in special museum collections and archives. Do not reject reliable sources just because they are difficult or costly to access." Deletion cannot be uncontroversial when there are sources available in conformity with WP:GNG, and may well be other sources. RebeccaGreen (talk) 00:25, 22 November 2018 (UTC)
How do I access the sources at Open Music Library? I created an account. But when I click on an article I'm taken to Proquest. Is that a paid site? Do I need an account there, too? It's good that you quoted the rules to me. But my main concern is the reader. Readers don't want to jump through hoops. The citations ought to be fairly accessible, otherwise there is no point in having them. Do you have much experience with the Open Music Library and ProQuest? Was your experience through a school or library or neither? How thoroughly have you looked at the articles in the list of sources to know whether they are reliable? I have to see more than a list of titles. I take proposing deletion seriously and I take the removal of the template seriously, as I'm sure you do, too. I have the readers in mind first. So I want to examine these articles one at a time to see how much usable content they have. Thanks for the reply and help.
Vmavanti (talk) 03:29, 22 November 2018 (UTC)
Hi Vmavanti, I suggest you take the article to AfD if you want to discuss whether sources should be available online, and whether they are reliable and independent. There is also information in books available through Google books, and he's in Oxford Music Online, and other books about Finnish composers. My point is that this is not an uncontroversial PROD. RebeccaGreen (talk) 03:56, 22 November 2018 (UTC)

the Simona Sharoni article whose deletion you just blocked[edit]

how do you plan to heal the self promotion, the lack of subject's notability, and the massive POV issue created by the fact that Sharoni wrote the first version of her own full article herself and has since been one of its most active editors?

The proposal wasn't by me, but given the complicated mechanics of the AfD process I appreciated it. Don't you think you owe us at least a shred of substantial argument about your veto? I have been asking on the talk page about notability for a month now, without any response whatsoever yet. Wefa (talk) 22:45, 28 November 2018 (UTC)

Your vote[edit]

Please review the policy NOTNEWS and reconsider your vote here. Coverage in international news sources in today’s world is not unusual and is typical of a regular news cycle. You have a right to keep your vote as is; I am just offering more information to better understand notability in this situation. Thanks.TheGracefulSlick (talk) 18:20, 10 December 2018 (UTC)

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An apology, and a request[edit]

Hey, sorry if I'm coming across as a bit gruff at the AFD. I don't mean to imply you are a "bad editor" or anything (that's what I was getting at with the "you're not at fault" bit); the problem is that AFD is often used to defend the kind of things Wikipedia used to be known for back in the mid-00s (articles that are rudimentary and frequently wrong, to paraphrase/quote -- I don't remember his exact words -- Paul Freedman), because when such pages come up there's inevitably a number of "Notable! Keep!" !votes, and it's a pain attempting to deal with them. But I don't know you, so I feel really uncomfortable with the idea that you might think I thought you were such an editor. So here I am.

Anyway: I would like to request that you refrain from making comments like this, since, similarly to how I don't know you, you don't know me well enough to say what some editors might read that comment to mean (that I auto-!vote "delete" in articles on topics I might believe to be notable but have no interest in improving myself). Generally it's not the responsibility of editors !voting on an AFD to sink however many hours it would take into attempting to improve an article before giving up and deciding it can't be helped, and saying "You haven't helped the article" just comes across as needlessly combative. The only reason I said that to you was because I was specifically asked to comment on whether I thought you had improved the article enough to merit changing my !vote, but I never asked you to change your !vote because of some edit I might have made to the article. Hijiri 88 (やや) 07:48, 11 December 2018 (UTC)

Thank you for your message, and your apology. I was not the one who asked you to comment on what I had done, and I did not ask you to change your vote, either. As I'm sure you gathered, I did not like the remark you made ("it's never a good sign ...."), but I should have walked away at that point. I have since decided not to take any further part in that AfD or any work on that article, and I will certainly attempt to refrain from making any such comments in future. RebeccaGreen (talk) 11:36, 11 December 2018 (UTC)

Good work[edit]

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A beer for you![edit]

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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For WP:HEYMANN upgrades and dignity under fire during this inexplicable series of AfD nominations of notable early 20th century writers and artists. E.M.Gregory (talk) 00:59, 19 December 2018 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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For unearthing great references on the AfD for Legendary Heroes of Africa. Strong work. Ifnord (talk) 04:09, 21 December 2018 (UTC)

re: PROD removal[edit]

I fully support WP:BITE and drafting, but that doesn't change my prodding logic. If the reviewing admin (or you) feel that something can be draftified instead of being deleted, be bold and move it. If you just remove the prod due to WP:BITE, that I feel is a bit of an abuse of BITE, since the next step is now a potential waste of community's time with a full AfD. PS. My first article on Wikipedia, ~15 year ago, was deleted, and that was made me stick around :) --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 08:54, 21 December 2018 (UTC)

Hi, I am fairly new myself, and I was not aware that I could move an article to a draft. I will look up how to do it. Is there a reason why it cannot be done now, without going to AfD? Or could it be moved to a draft if the creator of the article agreed? RebeccaGreen (talk) 09:00, 21 December 2018 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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thank you! Олег Черкасский (talk) 18:20, 21 December 2018 (UTC)

How does a brand new user figure out AfD before doing anything else?[edit]

This is puzzling. valereee (talk) 19:21, 21 December 2018 (UTC)

Maybe a born deletionist? ;-) Seriously, though, I think there are big differences between what generalists and specialists see as notable. The recent earthquake deletions spring to mind, being based on the Wikiproject Earthquakes not documenting earthquakes that don't fit a set of criteria they have determined (and apply somewhat subjectively, to my mind), even though they are not policy - and then consider that "not documenting" actually means deleting a lot of articles that others consider meet WP:GNG. RebeccaGreen (talk) 19:32, 21 December 2018 (UTC)
lol it appears to be professional jealousy valereee (talk) 12:20, 22 December 2018 (UTC)

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year[edit]

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Hi RebeccaGreen! Thank you for all the hard work and effort you put into Wikipedia. God bless! Onel5969 TT me 14:36, 22 December 2017 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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You are my idol; You always active on AFD for women; So proud for your work!!! I'm from Myanmar. This barnstar for you <3 Mmcele (talk) 10:05, 25 December 2018 (UTC)

A Well-Deserved Barnstar[edit]

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Having just closed a third AfD as "Keep per WP:HEY with thanks to RebeccaGreen" I realised you were most definitely due for a barnstar! Nosebagbear (talk) 10:42, 25 December 2018 (UTC)

Women in Red[edit]

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Your submission at Articles for creation: Angeles Arrien has been accepted[edit]

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Proposed deletion of Humber the Hun[edit]

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Lila Ammons[edit]

Thanks for adding some sources to this article. It's customary to give reasons when removing a PROD (even more so when it's been seconded). Could you state which WP:MUSICBIO criterion/criteria you think she meets, and how? The only possibility I see is #1, but there's almost nothing on her that's not very local, promotional, probably self-penned, or her commenting about her notable family members (i.e. not actually about her), even after the sources you've added. EddieHugh (talk) 22:28, 14 January 2019 (UTC)

  • I usually leave a reason when removing a PROD, but in this case, realised that the 7 days had expired, so removed it immediately. You say the JazzPolice 2016 source is not reliable because the same text appeared on a TicketWeb listing. The event that listing was for was AFTER the JazzPolice piece, and JazzPolice had also reviewed her several years before. Promotional texts like ads and ticket sale websites often copy text from independent reviews. I think at the very least this should go to AfD - she may or may not meet WP:MUSICBIO, but she may meet WP:GNG. RebeccaGreen (talk) 22:50, 14 January 2019 (UTC)
Thanks for the reply. From some of the JazzPolice wording, I'm not convinced that was genuinely independent coverage, despite there being an author's name on the piece... I used to use JazzPolice, but it's gone downhill & I don't see any info about itself online to investigate whether it counts as a WP:RS. Anyway, are you likely to add anything else to the article? I don't want to go down AfD unless I really believe there's not enough out there to warrant keeping it. EddieHugh (talk) 23:02, 14 January 2019 (UTC)
I have found a couple of other references, one from Musical America in 1987, about an opera she was in (some verification of that section), and one saying she teaches at West Bank School of Music in Minneapolis (additional bio info, not for notability). I could also add some quotes from reviews (eg La Hora del Blues "one of the most delicate melodical voices with an excellent coloful range"). RebeccaGreen (talk) 23:19, 14 January 2019 (UTC)
Ok, add what you have & that'll give me a better picture. I'm not sure how good a source La Hora del Blues is either, but it might be acceptable, without doing much for notability. Do you use proquest or similar as a search starting point? Your ability to find things seems more than standard search engine-based. EddieHugh (talk) 14:34, 15 January 2019 (UTC)
Hi EddieHugh, sorry I didn't get to add any more until today. I have now done so, and will see what others think - You may well be right. I don't use Proquest - I do have access to various databases through the National Library of Australia (as I think you have seen), and I subscribe to the British Newspaper Archive and Newspapers.com. But I found most of the sources I added here through Google searches, using her name, the names of others she performed with or places she performed, and also using the word 'review' translated into languages like French, Spanish and German. Searching on a variety of combinations brings up different search results - and I also look further than just a few pages of results, something I sometimes see people saying in AfD nominations ("no results found in the first X number of google results"), as if that means there's nothing to be found. I wish I had access to print copies - online searches are great for sources that have been digitised or indexed, but so much is either not yet digitised, or if created digitally, has been removed or not saved when a website is upgraded .... Anyway, I have done the best I can on this article, I think, so will leave it to others to decide if she is in any way notable. RebeccaGreen (talk) 03:41, 18 January 2019 (UTC)
Thanks. It's the sort of thing we shouldn't keep (tens/hundreds of millions of people would have an article if her coverage were enough), but yes, see what others think. Interesting on the sourcing: I don't use other languages, but do sometimes add other words to the name ('review', 'interview', titles of recordings or places, etc) too. If you haven't already, have a look at The Wikipedia Library Card Platform: you might not need any of it, but it could be useful to fill in some gaps in what you can access digitally. EddieHugh (talk) 13:01, 18 January 2019 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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AfD categorization[edit]

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Your submission at Articles for creation: Johnnie Hines Watts Prothro (January 28)[edit]

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How Disappointing[edit]

...that after all your wonderful HEY work, you couldn't save Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Rebecca Green ;)

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Oh, what a pity! That must have been listed before I started looking at AfDs, so I hadn't even seen it :'( My poor namesake, I wonder if she could have been saved? ;-) RebeccaGreen (talk) 23:38, 29 January 2019 (UTC)
Even more disappointing, I have just found the article on Deletionpedia, and it really needed a HEY job! And I have easily found two lengthy sources just by googling - one published in 2016, one published four days after the AfD was closed :'( Maybe I'll try creating a new article sometime. Thanks for drawing it to my attention! RebeccaGreen (talk) 23:53, 29 January 2019 (UTC)

Your submission at Articles for creation: Johnnie Hines Watts Prothro has been accepted[edit]

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Some bubble tea for you![edit]

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Gerina Dunwich[edit]

It would be good to have your thoughts on Gerina Dunwich. Seems very borderline to me.--Pontificalibus 09:56, 3 February 2019 (UTC)

Great job, thanks for looking.--Pontificalibus 12:43, 7 February 2019 (UTC)
Thank you, I was honoured that you asked. I was a bit surprised that it closed as Keep so quickly. I removed some unnecessary content from the article - it still needs editing, but is not a priority for me. Certainly it would be good to add the reference you found to her being a "world-renowned authority on felidomancy"! RebeccaGreen (talk) 12:54, 7 February 2019 (UTC)

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Castaneda/reiman[edit]

Nice work on that! Thank you.ThatMontrealIP (talk) 00:35, 9 March 2019 (UTC)

Bondita Acharya[edit]

can be effectively weaponized to game the system is quite different from you're gaming the system. The former is mentioning a possibility that might stem from such closures; whilst the latter is a direct aspersion. WBGconverse 16:29, 14 March 2019 (UTC)

Editor of the Week[edit]

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Your ongoing efforts to improve the encyclopedia have not gone unnoticed: You have been selected as Editor of the Week in recognition of your great contributions! (courtesy of the Wikipedia Editor Retention Project)

User:Nosebagbear submitted the following nomination for Editor of the Week:

I nominate RebeccaGreen to be Editor of the Week for their relentless and outstanding work in rescuing articles at risk of deletion at AfD. From October 2018, RebeccaGreen has turned AfD into an avalanche of struck deletes and closes saying "Keep, per WP:HEYMANN, thanks to RebeccaGreen". Not satisfied with merely finding sources, she resolves everything from quotes, references, content, typos & wiki-links for at-risk articles and, in so doing, presents us and our readers with a retained and improved result. Just a few examples of Articles she has rescued include: Carmen L. Browne (AfD), Elizabeth O. Hiller (AfD), Jacque Batt (AfD) and Mary R. Bassett (AfD). These are living examples that, while it might be hard to improve an at-risk article, it is highly rewarding. Her attitude is kind and welcoming, no matter which side of the debate you are on. She improves the whole discussion for all involved. A Linguist, family historian, dolls house collector, researcher and someone that has been aware of women's issues in Australia since the early 1970s.

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Proud member of WikiProjectFeminism and WikiProject Women writers, Rescues articles at risk of deletion at AfD. A kind and welcoming attitude that always improves the discussion for all involved.
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Thanks again for your efforts! ―Buster7  06:14, 17 March 2019 (UTC)

  • Kudos again for both the work mentioned here and everything else we can see above - plus, I'm confident, a bunch more that's gone unmentioned :) Nosebagbear (talk)

Elenora Albrecht Cawthon[edit]

I removed it out of the John C Cawthon article. It is one biography per page but banned editor Billy Hathorn has done similar things on at least 3 other occasions[1] and I removed those also. Feel free to create a article on Elenora if you want. I have no opinion on her notability....William, is the complaint department really on the roof? 19:57, 18 March 2019 (UTC)

Evelyn Alcide[edit]

If you have a chance, could you look at the article on Evelyn Alcide? It could use some ref searching. I found a few but think there are likely more.ThatMontrealIP (talk) 12:27, 19 March 2019 (UTC)

Amanda Hooton[edit]

Can you wikify and add the ref for that second award? TIA. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 10:46, 22 March 2019 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Thanks for your work fixing up / rescuing the Charlotte Nasmyth article I added. You've restored my faith in Wp editing. Chaikney (talk) 12:21, 22 March 2019 (UTC)

Any interest in reviewing pending changes?[edit]

You've got a good eye for sourcing, so thought it might be of use to you. Any interest? Read over Wikipedia:Reviewing pending changes and let me know what you think! ~ Amory (utc) 17:54, 23 March 2019 (UTC)

Article Kaushalendra Singh Move to Draft Space[edit]

You removed speedy Deletion Noticle from Kaushalendra Singh that you think Notable, so, improve article by adding some more news article. Article Currently Move to Draft Space. tuxr 15:06, 24 March 2019 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Tuxr (talkcontribs)

Warning[edit]

Please Don't Change to Article Space without improvement! The article Draft:Kaushalendra Singh need additional Citation for Verification. Add some More references or news article, then that will be acceptable. tuxr 17:23, 24 March 2019 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Tuxr (talkcontribs)

You appear to be a new editor, with a total of 140 edits. Moving an article to draft space that several editors have worked on, and which is not new, just because you don't think it is good enough, is not an appropriate action. See WP:DRAFTIFY for what to do when moving an article to draft space, and particularly:
Requirements for page movers
To unilaterally move an article to draft space, you should:
  • notify the author (this is facilitated by the script User:Evad37/MoveToDraft.js),
  • be accountable for your draftification decisions per the standard described at Wikipedia:Administrators#Accountability.
Other editors (including the author of the page) have a right to object to moving the page, and to have the matter discussed at WP:AfD. If an editor raises an objection, move the page back to mainspace and list at AfD."
I have objected to moving the page to draft space, so the appropriate action is to nominate the article for deletion at AfD, not to simply move it back to draft space. RebeccaGreen (talk) 17:41, 24 March 2019 (UTC)
(talk page stalker) - And being the mayor of a city with over 1,000,000 population (which clearly has enough references to prove) is pretty much a guarantee that the AfD would be speedily closed as a keep.Onel5969 TT me 00:48, 25 March 2019 (UTC)

Sally Smart[edit]

FYI I came across the draft for Sally Smart and moved to article space. I went to notify AngusWOOF, as he had declined it. In looking at the edit history, I saw that it was you who added all the great citations. She clearly meets WP:Artist as she is in multiple museum collections, but you know that.ThatMontrealIP (talk) 21:41, 24 March 2019 (UTC)

Thank you! Yes, I was aware that she meets WP:Artist - I was trying to add more about her work (having a lot of quotes and trying to pull out the essence), so having it moved to mainspace has spurred me on to put in something about her later work, and tidy up the final paras of that section. Cheers, RebeccaGreen (talk) 12:10, 25 March 2019 (UTC)

April editathons at Women in Red[edit]

April 2019[edit]

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Thanks for saving my article![edit]

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Thanks for your work in improving Francine McKenna and saving it from the AfD!  Mailman9  (talk)  19:34, 27 March 2019 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Time and time again I assess AfDs to close and think "oh look, Rebecca's improved the article". For that, here is a barnstar. Have you ever thought about following in this editor's footsteps? Ritchie333 (talk) (cont) 12:09, 29 March 2019 (UTC)

Thank you[edit]

Hello, RebeccaGreen! I realise I am writing from an IP-number, but I would like to thank you for your contribution to the article of Therese Kamph. Perhaps the article of Helena Eldrup could also be of interest? It has been questioned by the same editor, but it does have sources and should be notable, but as an IP-number, I feel I have very little weight, so I thought there would be no harm in mentioning it for a proper user. Have a great day!--92.35.227.48 (talk) 10:38, 2 April 2019 (UTC)

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Keep on being working hard! Lubbad85 () 17:44, 26 April 2019 (UTC)

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May you join this month's editathons from WiR![edit]

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Draft:Christiane Lemke[edit]

Any particular reason this is still in draftspace? I appreciate the article needs more work, but as it stands, I can't see why it would get deleted at AfD having done a quick news search, and for that reason it should probably be put into mainspace. Ritchie333 (talk) (cont) 17:17, 27 April 2019 (UTC)

Thank you, Ritchie333, I have now moved it to mainspace. There was no real reason - perhaps I intended to source more references or otherwise improve it, or hoped that others who saw it at Wikipedia:WikiProject_Women_in_Red/Drafts#New_Additions would do so, but as you say, that can happen in mainspace. Thanks again! Cheers, RebeccaGreen (talk) 00:06, 28 April 2019 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Daniella van Graas[edit]

User:RebeccaGreen You commented but didn't vote on the AFD If you intend to vote, it should be in bold. Hope all is well. Cheers. 7&6=thirteen () 16:10, 1 May 2019 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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For all the work you do creating and expanding articles to make them good. E.M.Gregory (talk) 16:53, 5 May 2019 (UTC)


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This Citation Barnstar is bestowed upon you for your exceptional work in referencing Carolyn Banks. Thank you for being an awesome Wikipedian! gidonb (talk) 23:49, 5 May 2019 (UTC)

May 2019[edit]

Sara Dowse and Support For Tom Barbalet and Noble Ape Re-enstatement[edit]

As you can probably tell, I know Sara Dowse. It is very impressive the work you did on her Wikipedia article against deletion threats. I am trying to back fill with a number of folk in the artificial life community who continue to have Wikipedia pages but may be subject to the same kind of deletion. Thanks again for your efforts finding the links. As I noted, I don't see these links being used by the deletion group. It seems completely independent of the actual work I have done and how this work has been recognized. Would you advise that I just appeal this to a different admin? Barbalet (talk) 20:02, 13 May 2019 (UTC)

The tone of things seem to have improved. Barbalet (talk) 21:24, 13 May 2019 (UTC)

RebeccaGreen Most of the articles you referenced are found here:

http://nobleape.com/int/ http://www.flipcode.com/interviews/nervana/

The articles here are competitive peer reviewed:

http://www.nobleape.com/sim/#Academic

This is the Apple referenced article:

http://nobleape.com/sim/shark_optimize.pdf

There are also independent audio interviews:

https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly/episodes/31

https://web.archive.org/web/20051112214331/www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/science/thematerialworld_20030327.shtml http://www.longfunk.com/data/na_bbc4.mp3

https://shrinkrapradio.com/126-shrink-rap-radio-live-3-artificial-life-and-artificial-intelligence/

https://geekspeak.org/episodes/2018/11/06

I'm not sure if these are useful sources for your rewrite.

I'm interested in your thoughts on creating one combined article versus maintaining the two previous articles. Would it be that Tom Barbalet would point to Noble Ape? Anyway, all when you have time. Thanks once again. Barbalet (talk) 19:38, 14 May 2019 (UTC)

June events with WIR[edit]

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Edward Borrows and Sons[edit]

Hi, at the recent AfD you mentioned that The Golden Age of Steam Locomotive Building might have something on Borrows. I've been looking and I can't find anything in there (sadly there's no index, which is inexcusable these days but annoyingly common). Do you have any hint as to where it might be? Thanks Andy Dingley (talk) 11:49, 27 May 2019 (UTC)

Hi, thanks for looking. Unfortunately, I don't - there is no preview on Google Books, so although it came up when I searched for Edward Borrows and Sons, I couldn't see any text or page number, etc. The article looks much more substantial and better sourced now, so unless you happen to come across anything, I wouldn't worry too much. (Unindexed books are very frustrating, especially when they are not available digitally at all!) RebeccaGreen (talk) 12:06, 27 May 2019 (UTC)
Do you know what you might have been searching for?
It's not a brilliant book - it's a recent publication by the NRM, so as is typical it's well illustrated with photographs from their archive, but the content is thin and the errors start from the very first sentence! I'd forgotten I had a copy as I haven't read it yet, I just happened to pick it up in a closing-down sale. Andy Dingley (talk) 12:38, 27 May 2019 (UTC)

A page you started (May Hollinworth) has been reviewed![edit]

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Etta Benjamin[edit]

Hi

Are your edits to Etta Benjamin as follows: red=deletion; green - remains/not deleted? Tiatiabobia (talk) 06:30, 11 June 2019 (UTC)

Hi, Wikipedia shows edits as red for deletions and green for additions, on mobile phones. On laptops and pcs, deletions are highlighted in buff and additions in pale blue. RebeccaGreen (talk) 14:52, 11 June 2019 (UTC)

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