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Religious significance Section and Additions 2010 Copiapo mining accident[edit]

Hi, Recently there have been many additions of a religious nature throughout the article that some editors feel is WP:UNDUE and WP:COATRACK. I started a section on the talk page to discuss it. I have been trying to selectively prune out the more obvious coatrack additions but I don't support section blanking. I suggest you participate on the talk page about the ongoing situation as I have a funny feeling it will become more heated. Veriss (talk) 00:57, 15 October 2010 (UTC)

hello. Thanks for your attention to this. And yes I did notice that matter being brought out in the Talk page. I thought that maybe it would resolve itself, get tweaked, with trimming, and more NPOV perhaps. I think the section is probably valid, as there was definitely a significance or connection with religion and faith and spirituality. Ala, one of the trapped miners himself being religious or a spiritual leader figure, and also one miner said that he never prayed before in his life, but he learned and got into heavy praying during those weeks in that deep mine, and also the religious paraphernalia. etc....
The IP "96" summarily removed the whole thing, with no explanation. Which arguably violates WP:VANDTYPES. Hence why I undid it. It was vandalism and wholesale blanking, with no comment or rationale, also in violation of WP:NOBLANKING, as that IP never discussed it on Talk, and did not even put an edit comment (against edit summary disputes), and the section has some merit, and is well-sourced and well-covered. Though it could use some re-working. Thanks again. ResearchRave (talk) 01:08, 15 October 2010 (UTC)
Hi again, thank you for joining the discussion. I'm not very religious so look at the issue of discussing the role of the Catholic traditions from more of a social and academic view point then a spiritual one. I think it should be discussed in the article but without the appearance of proselytizing, which could be difficult. Perhaps a workable solution can be crafted to satisfy both sides. Thanks again. Veriss (talk) 02:08, 15 October 2010 (UTC)
I'm fine either way with the health minister thing. No worries. Cheers, Veriss (talk) 02:43, 19 October 2010 (UTC)

Thank you[edit]

I'm trying :) No doubt I will soon fall flat on my face!!x MissWizzy (talk) 10:03, 19 October 2010 (UTC)

Text you pasted from a source without noting it was a quote on Andy Shaw[edit]

Hello. Please do not cut and paste text from other sources as you did with this edit on Andy Shaw (copied from his online bio) without using quotation marks or block quotes, or some other way to indicate that the words were copied. You copied the text without indicating that the new text was a quote, or even pointing to the source at the end of each copied sentence. This is a major violation of WP sourcing policy. Please read WP:QUOTE for more on how to quote sources. Thank you. Novaseminary (talk) 00:01, 22 October 2010 (UTC)

2010 Copiapó mining accident[edit]

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Thank you for your tireless work digging up all those sources in both English and Spanish to help close out the dozens of missing citations in the article 2010 Copiapó mining accident. Cheers! Veriss (talk) 00:37, 23 October 2010 (UTC)

Thank you for all your hard work! Veriss (talk) 00:37, 23 October 2010 (UTC)

2010 Copiapó mining accident Translator slavery![edit]

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In sincere appreciation for your dedication and hard work reviewing and verifying Spanish language sources, translating text and helping to explain the importance of various aspects of Latin American cultural while we worked hard on the 2010 Copiapó mining accident‎ and its related family of articles. ¡Muchas gracias! Veriss (talk) 02:40, 23 October 2010 (UTC)
 Thank you from all of us!  Veriss (talk) 02:40, 23 October 2010 (UTC)

2010 Copiapó mining accident timeline[edit]

Hey, check out this timeline a friend was helping me (guiding me) to make for the article in a sandbox: User:Veriss1/timeline. Let me know what you think of it. Veriss (talk) 03:00, 31 October 2010 (UTC)

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Speedy deletion nomination of Borsa Bella Design Company[edit]

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A tag has been placed on Borsa Bella Design Company requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under section A7 of the criteria for speedy deletion, because the article appears to be about an organization or company, but it does not indicate how or why the subject is important or significant: that is, why an article about that subject should be included in an encyclopedia. Under the criteria for speedy deletion, such articles may be deleted at any time. Please see the guidelines for what is generally accepted as notable.

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Deletion tag has been contested, with comments in talk. Cheers. ResearchRave (talk) 02:58, 18 December 2010 (UTC)
Re-assessment
I'm thinking that there may be a point. While this company has some notability (obviously), it may not be well-sourced enough. Not enough to firmly establish notability. There's just not that much information or references out there about this specific company. And primary sources should only be used sparingly on WP articles, once notability is established. This article has not done that, I feel. So I withdraw my contesting of it. ResearchRave (talk) 04:31, 18 December 2010 (UTC)

Talkback[edit]

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File:San Jose Mina - Mision cumplida - screen capture.jpg listed for deletion[edit]

A file that Veriss uploaded or altered, File:San Jose Mina - Mision cumplida - screen capture.jpg, has been listed at Wikipedia:Files for deletion. Please see the discussion to see why this is (you may have to search for the title of the image to find its entry), if you are interested in it not being deleted. Thank you. Damiens.rf 13:44, 18 January 2011 (UTC)

For Your Information. Veriss (talk) 04:09, 20 January 2011 (UTC)

2010 Copiapó mining accident[edit]

I took the plunge and nominated it for GA this evening. We'll see how it goes. --Veriss (talk) 04:04, 28 February 2011 (UTC)

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