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DYK nomination of Neo-Bechstein[edit]

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Your Inverie Bay Article is Interesting[edit]

Gaufre biscuit.jpg Keep up the good work! puggo 20:31, 20 January 2019 (UTC)
Thanks @Bug2266: That is very nice. scope_creepTalk 20:37, 20 January 2019 (UTC)
Hi @Bug2266: Here is another one I did so far, Machrihanish Bay. I plan to create articles for all of them in Scotland eventually. scope_creepTalk 20:43, 20 January 2019 (UTC)
are you a geologist? this seems like a neat hobby puggo 20:48, 20 January 2019 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Bug2266 (talkcontribs)
No. Not at all. scope_creepTalk 21:03, 20 January 2019 (UTC)
I found an article on the web that had been written by a geologist and based the stuff on that. I was fairly straighforward. scope_creepTalk 21:10, 20 January 2019 (UTC)

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Hi Special:Contributions/51.9.194.50 That was very nice, although I'm not sure it is for. Thanks. scope_creepTalk 14:43, 21 January 2019 (UTC)

Luftnachrichten Abteilung 350[edit]

Hi,

first of all: Sorry for the confusion I've created by modifying the spelling of some words. I didn't realise that one of these words was actually the name of a file, which must of course not be changed. Shame on me.

I've seen that you reverted my current try to put this right. However, I think that in fact outstation is correct and not out-station, although I'm not a native speaker: See e.g. Merriam Webster or Wiktionary. Also I've made some other changes, f.i. High frequency into high frequency. Although all Wikipedia articles start with a capital letter, therefore High frequency, in the article it is then spelled with a lower caps h. high frequency also is a valid link.

Also, I've deleted one instance of the picture "Luftwaffe Radio Communication Network of VHF and Radar Intercept Out-Stations, Signals Regiment South.svg" because it was two times in the article.

Regards --Cyfal (talk) 12:09, 27 January 2019 (UTC)

Thanks @Cyfal: The article needs tons of work. Your very welcome to help. scope_creepTalk 12:26, 27 January 2019 (UTC)
Thank you for the explanation! So in some cases in Luftnachrichten Abteilung 350, it should be spelled out-station (when its a named item, a designed product, that could be duplicated), and in some cases outstation (when its an outpost), as far as I understand. I applied now my former modification again, but this time leaving the all stations untouched. Thank you again --Cyfal (talk) 12:39, 27 January 2019 (UTC)

Thank you for being one of Wikipedia's top medical contributors![edit]

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In 2018 you were one of the top ~250 medical editors across any language of Wikipedia. Thank you from Wiki Project Med Foundation for helping bring free, complete, accurate, up-to-date health information to the public. We really appreciate you and the vital work you do! Wiki Project Med Foundation is a user group whose mission is to improve our health content. Consider joining here, there are no associated costs.

Thanks again :-) -- Doc James along with the rest of the team at Wiki Project Med Foundation 17:41, 28 January 2019 (UTC)

Thanks Doc James Its good that somebody is noticing. I plan to continue doing more this year. scope_creepTalk 17:48, 28 January 2019 (UTC)
Perfect :-) Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 17:53, 28 January 2019 (UTC)

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Template:Did you know nominations/Neo-Bechstein[edit]

Scope creep, it's been three weeks since you were pinged above about issues with this nomination, and there haven't been any edits to the article or response to the review. Please post to the nomination page regarding what you plan to do, if you wish to continue pursuing this nomination. Thank you very much. BlueMoonset (talk) 17:32, 10 February 2019 (UTC)

Hi @BlueMoonset: I will take a look at it tomorrow. scope_creepTalk 18:35, 10 February 2019 (UTC)

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Abbey of Saints Cornelius and Cyprian[edit]

Hello, Thank you for your interest in this article. It was posted by me as a new article but the reviewer decided it was not good enough so made it into a draft. Then when the draft was submitted it was not accepted on the grounds of inadequate sourcing. As the French article lacked inline citations and I had no access to any printed sources it was not possible to do much about that. Good luck with expanding it.--Johnsoniensis (talk) 10:25, 17 February 2019 (UTC)

DYK for Neo-Bechstein[edit]

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Looking at Special:Contributions/Camentoogi ...[edit]

Do you get a hint of writing under contract? Just weird to pick an AFC as your second article, after your first was a more obscure 'academic'. I then notice them start another sandbox item that hit a spam blacklist item. I think that it smells, though I am a suspicious from my anti-abuse background. — billinghurst sDrewth 11:49, 27 February 2019 (UTC)

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Sandaig[edit]

Hello Scope Creep, Sandaig, and its islets, is located several miles further up the coast from Loch Hourn. Look on Google maps or Ordnance Survey maps. Glenelg has a Wikipedia page you where you can see more details on the other Sandaig and its connection to Gavin Maxwell. Cheers,

Jamie Stuart (talk) 08:48, 11 March 2019 (UTC)

List of bays of Scotland[edit]

Just wanted to say I understand your point, but as they are right now, that's not what it looks like. It simply looks like there are duplicate entries in the list. To disambiguate them (even if it is a redlink), if you know what body of water they are on, that would do the trick. For instance, if one was on Loch Fyne, you could say, South Bay (Lock Fyne). Or something like that, I'm not really sure of the exactly correct titling guideline for bodies of water.Onel5969 TT me 14:02, 12 March 2019 (UTC)

Hi @Onel5969: Yip. There is that one problem certainly. I started doing coordinates later, probably too late in the day really. The other problem I've got is I dont even know if the list is complete. I'm comparing it with the one in List of bays of the British Isles which I filled several years ago, but that has several missing, even I though I went over it several times, mostly due to a misunderstanding of Gealic place names. I really dont want stuff going missing. Thanks for the help. I plan to put them all in tables, with coordinates and local location names. Thanks for the help on the dimab.scope_creepTalk 14:46, 12 March 2019 (UTC)

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David Hull (paediatrician)[edit]

Please note that Kt is not usually used as a postnom. Knights Bachelor do not use postnoms. -- Necrothesp (talk) 11:35, 19 March 2019 (UTC)

Thanks, yes exactly as Necrothesp says, Knights Bachelor don't add Kt after their names, presumably because the title "Sir" shows that they have a knighthood, and such a knighthood is not one of the orders of chivalry. That is why I removed the KT, not just because it was in upper case, as I think you assumed.Rcb1 (talk) 11:49, 19 March 2019 (UTC)rcb1

Thanks, yes exactly as Necrothesp says, Knights Bachelor don't add Kt after their names, presumably because the title "Sir" shows that they have a knighthood, and such a knighthood is not one of the orders of chivalry. That is why I removed the KT, not because it was in upper case, as I think you assumed.Rcb1 (talk) 11:49, 19 March 2019 (UTC)rcb1

Hi @Necrothesp: In the James Spence Medal articles I adding in thing FRCP into the post-noms. Have they all got to go as well. scope_creepTalk 11:45, 19 March 2019 (UTC)
No, fellowships are fine. They're recognised postnoms. But nothing below fellowships (not MRCS, for instance; but FRCS is fine) or any degrees. -- Necrothesp (talk) 13:55, 19 March 2019 (UTC)
Yip. @Necrothesp:, @Rcb1: It might be worth removing the Kt from the post-noms template as well, which I added. scope_creepTalk 14:20, 19 March 2019 (UTC)

FR30799386's User Scripts[edit]

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Want to remove spouse name[edit]

Hi my Wikipedia page showing wrong information I m trying to remove that but it's never goona remove in google search . Can anyone please help! Kandesrikanth (talk) 18:06, 30 March 2019 (UTC)

Hi @Kandesrikanth: I can help. The reason I removed it was you don't seem to leave an edit summary. Please change and at the end leave an edit summary. If it is your Wikipedia article, the proper mechanism to update it is usually a Wikipedia:Edit requests, and once it has been posted on the talk page, some other uninvolved editor will come along and address the request. Thanks. scope_creepTalk 18:38, 30 March 2019 (UTC)

Regarding your edit on Damon J. Smith Page[edit]

Hi Scope Creep, I saw that you removed the music section, referring to it as "puff, native advertising per WP:NOT and WP:NOTADVERTISING. Do not add back in. Less than 4000 in Spotify." Where does it say in Wikipedia's guidelines that a musician has to have 4K+ followers on Spotify to be worthy of referencing their music on Wikipedia? It's not as if the entire page talks about his music. The section you removed included the fact that he charted in the top 10 on Billboard - is that not worthy of note for someone who started his career as an athlete? I could understand changing the name of the section, or removing something that doesn't appear truthful. But everything contained in that section referenced legitimate music industry sources, and I only named it "Rafa Selase (Music)" because of the fact he produces music under a different name and it seemed noteworthy to make that distinction. Taryndejesus (talk) 22:34, 30 March 2019 (UTC)

Hi @Taryndejesus:. It a very poor section. I will check it. scope_creepTalk 00:11, 31 March 2019 (UTC)
Hi @Taryndejesus:. Its a top-8 on Billboard's New Age Albums chart, which I think is not notable. The rest is native advertising and full of puff. scope_creepTalk 00:15, 31 March 2019 (UTC)

scope_creep, "I think is not notable" - that and the rest of your critique reflect your opinions, which I must say I don't find trustworthy. People have always used their opinions to marginalize others. Everything I wrote is verified, not my opinion! Another source in the music section is a quote from a writer at No Depression Magazine, which is covered in Wikipedia. Is their opinion not reliable? This biography is in no way advertising. I will continue to refine the page and see if there are areas that can be improved. I am not trying to skew anything, just contribute to the richness of this online encyclopedia with a biography of someone who is well known in my region for having accomplished some out of the ordinary things. Taryndejesus (talk) 02:03, 31 March 2019 (UTC)

Hi @Taryndejesus:. Morning. Any volunteer editing Wikipedia has a duty to follow the policies that Wikipedia adheres to. These include for this instance, the policies: WP:V, WP:BIO, WP:BAND, WP:SIGCOV and WP:NOT that apply here: There is more, but these are the most important ones. Ultimately anybody can take stuff out an article if they are in good standing, not blocked or not a sock puppet, and other people, in the same manner, could put it back in by reverting, including yourself, or adding all or any part of the work back if they think it is important. If no agreement of what needs to be done is reached, via discussions on the talk page and no consensus can be reached, then something like WP:RFC can be created and a question is set, folk come to an answer it to resolve the break-in consensus and hopefully through the RFC, consensus is reached as to what content can be in the article, and the agreed content put back in. If that doesn't work, and no consensus is reached, then a dispute is probably the next step, via Dispute resolution. If the article survives Afd, it will be copyedited to remove the WP:PUFF.
I get two to three of these types of articles every week that are promotional and have been doing so for more than 7 years, so I am well experienced at determining what is considered notable and what is not. I make mistakes in the work I do, but at the end of the day, promotional content that is advertising and that damages Wikipedia, must come out, at every stage. Here is an article I came across a few days ago: Ilaria Ramelli that is similar to yours. I think it is laudable that you are trying to update the article. I dont mind if you add some new content in from the old content as long as its well sourced and notable. scope_creepTalk 11:31, 31 March 2019 (UTC)

scope_creep I appreciate you taking the time to provide such a thorough response. I will continue to refine the page and hopefully in the end this process will bring about a better biography. Thank you for your help! Taryndejesus (talk) 05:03, 1 April 2019 (UTC)

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Hi @JJMC89: Thanks. I plan to spend the next couple of months examining the process and I plan to follow individual cases ran by other ACC folk for a good while before proceeding, if its possible. Cool, the IRC relay chat is real handy. scope_creepTalk 07:38, 27 April 2019 (UTC)
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For the map you need, maybe WP:VPT would be the place to ask. Or have you gotten the help you needed?— Vchimpanzee • talk • contributions • 18:16, 30 April 2019 (UTC)

Hi @Vchimpanzee: I have worked out a way to display the coordinates via the built in template:kml . Thanks. scope_creepTalk 18:40, 30 April 2019 (UTC)

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Hi @Anomalocaris: How are you? Its an old signature. Its very nice of you putting another together. Thanks. scope_creepTalk 19:12, 12 May 2019 (UTC)
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Hi Scope creep. I saw your comment on my talk page regarding paid editing. I'm just getting into editing wikipedia articles--I read a lot of news about startups and read a lot of YA fiction, so I figured I'd put it to use. I wasn't paid for any of my edits that I made. Thanks! Let me know if there's anything you think I need to add in my explanation for my recent edits as I try to get better at being a Wikipedia contributor! FrankieCP (talk) 00:56, 24 May 2019 (UTC)

Request on 19:44:26, 24 May 2019 for assistance on AfC submission by Wikiproducer123[edit]


Hi Scope Creep, Thanks for reviewing an article recently created by me for Mohit Bahl, a well-known Personality in India. I wanna request you to review it again as we had added almost 10+ media coverage about him. I had not added those which I think hardly pass or written by him on well known trusted media sites. Please review it again, I had added each source to prove the originality. I hope you will review it and let me know... Thanks again for contributing for Wikipedia Community.

Wikiproducer123 (talk) 19:44, 24 May 2019 (UTC)

Hi @Wikiproducer123: I dont think the draft article is notable per WP:BIO and WP:SIGCOV in my opinion. However, if you'd like to get a review from another editor, you are welcome to resubmit the draft. I do not plan to review it again. scope_creepTalk 07:43, 27 May 2019 (UTC)

Two articles that aren't linked[edit]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German-American_Petroleum_Company https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deutsch-Amerikanische_Petroleum_Gesellschaft bonus https://av.tib.eu/media/25678 — Preceding unsigned comment added by 95.90.203.140 (talk) 00:52, 29 May 2019 (UTC)

95.90.203.140 Thanks for that. I have added a citation into the article to video. Quite interesting. I adds a bit more depth to the article. scope_creepTalk 07:19, 29 May 2019 (UTC)

Trade Facilitation Agreement 2014[edit]

You might want to add categories to Trade Facilitation Agreement 2014, possibly with other edits, since AfCH didn't complete its' job. I've already started a thread about the issue here. -- I dream of horses  If you reply here, please ping me by adding {{U|I dream of horses}} to your message  (talk to me) (My edits) @ 12:15, 29 May 2019 (UTC)

Hi @I dream of horses: I never added categories. It was the last Afc I did last night. I'm not the best at discovering them, unless they are BLP draft submissions. Generally I can sit there for hours trying to discover the right ones, but after years of trying to master it, I've managed to create a working relationship with Vycl1994. When I post an Afc, Vycl1994 comes and post the cats very quickly. scope_creepTalk 13:13, 29 May 2019 (UTC)
@Scope creep: Do you use the AfC helper tool? Because I had to remove the AfC templates manually.  I dream of horses  If you reply here, please ping me by adding {{U|I dream of horses}} to your message  (talk to me) (My edits) @ 13:31, 29 May 2019 (UTC)
@I dream of horses: Yes I saw that. All the time. I would never consider a manual move. The script is basic but good. It is not a template that I have seen before, but certainly would have removed it today. I always do a post cleanup, even a complete article rebuild if the draft submission is notable. The fact it was very late last night and it mentioned revision history and some instructions meant I would have left it until morning when I was cogent. I think you would have never seen it otherwise. scope_creepTalk 14:09, 29 May 2019 (UTC)
I think long-term editors like ourselves have edited overly fatigued at least once. Face-wink.svg  I dream of horses  If you reply here, please ping me by adding {{U|I dream of horses}} to your message  (talk to me) (My edits) @ 08:41, 30 May 2019 (UTC)

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I would like you to take a look at this[edit]

This is far beyond my own scope of Wikipedia, buy I noticed this history. You declined the notability of a draft, yet within 30 minutes, the creator of the draft seemingly over-ruled you and the article went live. I suspect this may be a pattern, but I don't know yet. Perhaps you could look at your history of evaluations and see what happens after. If I am reading everything wrong, let me know. Cheers, --SVTCobra (talk) 02:19, 30 May 2019 (UTC)

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Information icon There is currently a discussion at Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard/Incidents regarding an issue with which you may have been involved. The thread is User:Tomsmith81727 - an account solely for reverting?. Jayjg (talk) 13:43, 30 May 2019 (UTC)

Hi @Jayjg: I happened to be reading the page and noticed there was some dud content that was being added and continually going back weeks it was being reverted, so I reverted it, so not really directly involved. scope_creepTalk 13:50, 30 May 2019 (UTC)
No problem, you don't need to respond there. Jayjg (talk) 14:14, 30 May 2019 (UTC)

The Signpost: 31 May 2019[edit]

AfC review request (Draft:Deqing Moganshan General Airport)[edit]

@Scope creep: Hi, mind reviewing the draft I'm working on? 137.74.150.79 (talk) 13:38, 31 May 2019 (UTC)

Hi 137.74.150.79 I've reviewed it. Pretty decent wee article. I have left a comment to provide english translation of the refs using the trans-title property to make them more readable. Hope that helps. scope_creepTalk 14:31, 31 May 2019 (UTC)
@Scope creep:  Done, although crediting my IRL family friend Mr. Evren for the help with his mediocre Chinese-language skills. 137.74.150.79 (talk) 16:27, 31 May 2019 (UTC)
Resubmit it. scope_creepTalk 16:30, 31 May 2019 (UTC)
@Scope creep:  Done too. 137.74.150.79 (talk) 16:31, 31 May 2019 (UTC)

Le Huic‬[edit]

Hi Le Huic‬, I never received your email. For some reason I dont receive them. If you want to drop me a line on here, I can give you my email directly. Hope that helps. scope_creepTalk 15:37, 31 May 2019 (UTC)

about copying signature[edit]

Hi, I really liked your sign can I copy it? with a different color? that shadow looks dope. --Siddharth 📨 19:27, 2 June 2019 (UTC)

Sure, why not. scope_creepTalk 19:30, 2 June 2019 (UTC)

Priyansh90[edit]

Hi Scope creep, I just left an "unsourced" warning at User talk:Priyansh90, and noticed you had left an earlier warning about paid editing a couple of weeks ago, asking them to stop editing until they responded - neither of which they've done. It wasn't quite clear to me why you considered them to be a paid editor, though I haven't looked very deeply into their edit history. Do you think it's pretty certain? Should something further be done? Thanks... --IamNotU (talk) 11:41, 3 June 2019 (UTC)

Hi @IamNotU: I have looked at this several times now but cant remember what it is for. I would ignore until it resurfaces. scope_creepTalk 19:52, 5 June 2019 (UTC)
Ok, thanks... --IamNotU (talk) 23:31, 5 June 2019 (UTC)

You deserve this[edit]

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For your extensive work in removing frivolous citations from the Hair Peace Salon article. TheTechnician27 (Talk page) 04:44, 8 June 2019 (UTC)
@TheTechnician27: Thanks for that. That is very nice of you. scope_creepTalk 16:27, 11 June 2019 (UTC)

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Hi, Scope Creep I just finished the job.Greetings and thanks.[edit]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Draft:Patxi_Xabier_Lezama_Perier Hi, Scope Creep I just finished the job. Article is ready to be published. Greetings and thanks.--85.84.193.6 (talk) 12:39, 12 June 2019 (UTC)83.213.83.49 (talk) 23:51, 11 June 2019 (UTC) Can you remove the tag and publish the work?--85.84.193.129 (talk) 16:35, 13 June 2019 (UTC)

Hi 85.84.193.129 that is in the mains-space. Good work on the article. How about finding some public domain or appropriately licenced images for the article regarding some of the sculptors he has made and/or an public domain image of him. scope_creepTalk 11:16, 16 June 2019 (UTC)

Hello, Scope Creep, just as you asked me, I just found and add a public domain with an appropriate license for the article. Can you remove the tag and publish the work? Thank you so much.--85.85.195.81 (talk) 17:50, 17 June 2019 (UTC)

I got a reply back from the editor so I have a way forward to keep it as a seed article. scope_creepTalk 18:32, 17 June 2019 (UTC)

I do not understand what you mean, could you explain better?--85.85.195.81 (talk) 19:13, 17 June 2019 (UTC) I do not understand, could you explain better?.--85.85.195.81 (talk) 19:17, 17 June 2019 (UTC)

Can you resubmit it please. I plan to edit it down to a smaller article with the best references. scope_creepTalk 19:38, 17 June 2019 (UTC)

I do not understand anything. First you put a label and you ask me for a link from an accredited Spanish national publication of the author, I search, find and send the corresponding link. Then you congratulate me and congratulate me for the good work and then you remove the label and publish the article thanking me for the contribution. Then you advise me a public domain with a suitable license for the article and inexplicably you put the label back. Then I surprised I go back to find and find a website with an appropriate license for the article with the content available under the appropriate CC-BY-SA-3.0 license and I added it to the article and now that it is sent again. I do not understand anything. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Draft:Patxi_Xabier_Lezama_Perier#Bibliography Re-send it? I am a beginner in wikipedia, but I think you can reverse the changes and see the article as it was a few hours before putting the label, I do not think it is difficult for you a professional wikipedia. The sculptor is in wikipedia in Spanish, French, Basque, Catalan, etc ...--85.85.195.81 (talk) 19:58, 17 June 2019 (UTC)

Hi 85.85.195.81. It is all part of the process for gettting the article for Wikipedia. Another editor has pointed out that the article needs a rewrite and there is potential for it to be deleted. So I moved it to draft so as to ensure it is not deleted. I intend to rewrite it and put it back. If you have an image please add it in. scope_creepTalk 21:55, 17 June 2019 (UTC)

Hi Scope creep, editing it in a smaller article is impossible. The editor who pointed out that the article needs a rewrite is Akerbeltz, a character for which many contributors are leaving to write in wikipedia in English and that many editors are putting complaints for editing conflicts with that person. It takes time that instead of building is dedicated to destroy in the wikipedia and people stop collaborating to avoid conflicts with this person, it is a shame but it is reality. To give you an example: Pages in category "Basque sculptors", for Akerbeltz there are only 4 Basque sculptors and it turns out that one is not even Basque but French. As many of the contributors and editors will not waste my time more on collaborating in wikipedia in English, it's not worth it. As I told you to edit the smallest article, I find it impossible when, precisely because of Akerbeltz, I had to reduce it to the minimum expression by leaving the article in a simple sentence without any interest. I suggest creating a redirect from another wikipedia page, for example from Spanish. Greetings and thanks for your interest, it's a shame that others like Akerbeltz have lost it and say it verbatim: Greatly reducing my involvement on the English Wikipedia. Too many nutters, POV pushers and Wiki lawyers without a shred of common sense and not enough people willing to stand up to them ....by the way The Basque Barnstar of National Merit does not deserve it and they should take it away. Greetings and thanks. As I say, it's not worth wasting your time with that Akerbeltz editor, it creates a redirect.--85.84.35.45 (talk) 09:21, 18 June 2019 (UTC)

Hi 85.85.195.81 I wouldn't worry too much about the initial size of it. Even the smallest articles grow in Wikipedia. People see it and information appears and added; they start to grow. I have seen small article of a few hundred bytes grow to 80k in three years. scope_creepTalk 12:06, 18 June 2019 (UTC)

Hello Scope creep, I still think that it is best to create a redirect. So that you see a clear example of the weak favor that Akerbeltz is doing to wikipedia in English and especially to Basque art and culture; Here is a list of the current Basque sculptors in Spanish wikipedia who had planned to write their biographies in this English wikipedia, but given the attitude of Akerbeltz, I do not intend to waste my time fighting against their despotism and egocentrism.--85.84.192.250 (talk) 15:08, 18 June 2019 (UTC) Category: Sculptors of the Basque Country (Categoría:Escultores del País Vasco).

https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Categor%C3%ADa:Escultores_del_Pa%C3%ADs_Vasco


Arturo Acebal Idígoras Aitor Ruiz de Egino Ana Laura Aláez Lucas Alberdi Juan de Ancheta Andrés Nagel Andrés de Araoz Txomin Badiola Néstor Basterretxea Julio Beobide Naia del Castillo Eduardo Chillida Horacio de Eguía Carlos Elguezua Jon Mikel Euba Agustín Ibarrola Cristina Iglesias Lope de Larrea Mikel Angel Lertxundi Patxi Xabier Lezama Perier Joaquín Lucarini Matías Maestro Remigio Mendiburu Pablo Milicua Nemesio Mogrobejo Juan Luis Moraza Jorge de Oteiza Pello Irazu Javier Pérez Ricardo Ugarte Daniel Txopitea Eduardo Úrculo

As you can see the list of Basque sculptors is in the Spanish wikipedia, in the Basque wikipedia there are still many more. Greetings Scope creep. For my part, I stop making contributions to this wikipedia like many other collaborators and editors that we only want to help and only because of a perona, Akerbeltz. we abandoned this project. Greetings Scope creep.--85.84.192.250 (talk) 15:08, 18 June 2019 (UTC)

I'm sure some of these folk would be notable. Jorge Oteiza This person already has an article. This person Remigio Mendiburu could probably achieve an article and has several reference in GBooks. scope_creepTalk 16:35, 18 June 2019 (UTC)

All these people are remarkable sculptor artists. You say of Remigio Mendiburu thatDo you have several references in GBooks? That does not matter to Akerbeltz, do you know that Akerbeltz is systematically erasing a book of Basque mythology from the author of the article he was writing and that book also has references in GBooks and also has references in The Royal Academy of the Basque Language (Euskaltzaindia), in the Public Reading Network of Euskadi / Library Bilbao-Mediateka BBK of Azkuna Zentroa, Dialnet, etc ... well, it does not matter to him the references to that Akerbeltz, which are also the best contrasted references that I have seen. that as I say, I will not waste my time more contributing here, looking for the best references, etc ... I already tell you that editor Akerbeltz is having several disputes and discussions with other editors who do not think like him and have put him in knowledge of the superiors, but they do not do anything to him and he gets away with it. As I say, I will not waste my time contrasting more than reputable and outstanding references or writing in wikipedia while there is this type of editors who do not reason and always has to be what he says. Greetings and thanks and you go very well.--85.84.192.250 (talk) 17:39, 18 June 2019 (UTC) As I say Never seen removing a book of Basque mythology from the Basque mythology article that is referenced in the Royal Academy of the Basque Language Euskaltzaindia ... incredible but true.<ref>{{cite web |last1=Lezama Perier |first1=Patxi Xabier |title=Euskal Mitologia |url=http://gorbeia.euskaltzaindia.eus/cgi-bin/abnetop/O7191/ID49d02563/NT1 |website=Royal Academy of the Basque Language Euskaltzaindia |publisher=Euskaltzaindia |accessdate=18 June 2019}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |last1=Lezama Perier |first1=Patxi Xabier |title=Mitologia Vasca |url=https://www.liburubila.euskadi.eus/Record/000001222429 |website=liburubila.euskadi |publisher=Liburubila |accessdate=18 June 2019}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |last1=Lezama Perier |first1=Patxi Xabier |title=Mitologia Vasca |url=https://www.katalogoak.euskadi.eus/cgi-bin_q81a/abnetclop/O9599/ID76632f1c/NT1 |website=katalogoak.euskadi |publisher=katalogoak.euskadi |accessdate=18 June 2019}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |last1=Lezama Perier |first1=Patxi Xabier |title=Basque Mythology: History of the myths and deities of the Basque mythological universe. |url=https://books.google.es/books?id=vlpZDwAAQBAJ&redir_esc=y |website=GBooks |publisher=Gbooks |accessdate=18 June 2019}}</ref>Do you find few references for a book? Regards.--85.84.192.250 (talk) 18:09, 18 June 2019 (UTC)

This its completed. scope_creepTalk 19:06, 18 June 2019 (UTC)

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New Page Review newsletter July-August 2019[edit]

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More new features are being added to the feed, including the important red alert for previously deleted pages. This will only work if it is selected in your filters. Best is to 'select all'. Do take a moment to check out all the new features if you have not already done so. If anything is not working as it should, please let us know at NPR. There is now also a live queue of AfC submissions in the New Pages Feed. Feel free to review AfCs, but bear in mind that NPP is an official process and policy and is more important.

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Articles are still not always being checked thoroughly enough. If you are not sure what to do, leave the article for a more experienced reviewer. Please be on the alert for any incongruities in patrolling and help your colleagues where possible; report patrollers and autopatrolled article creators who are ostensibly undeclared paid editors. The displayed ORES alerts offer a greater 'at-a-glance' overview, but the new challenges in detecting unwanted new content and sub-standard reviewing do not necessarily make patrolling any easier, nevertheless the work may have a renewed interest factor of a different kind. A vibrant community of reviewers is always ready to help at NPR.

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Julian W. Lucas Page Deleted[edit]

Hello, the page for Julian W. Lucas was just deleted due to lack of notability and not enough credible sources. Today, literally an article was just posted via the Inquirer, one of the largest most respected news sources in the country and has won 20 Pulitzer Prizes, talking about him, his accomplishments, and his notability. The article literally has in the title that he is one of the first an only one armed models. https://www.inquirer.com/news/julian-w-lucas-tommy-hilfiger-model-actor-comedian-one-arm-from-bucks-county-20190703.html It's one of many articles done about him that are about him and not a trivial mention and are considered "Reliable" just as the Wikipedia guidelines are stated. These are also independent sources. According to the Wikipedia guidelines, Notability is defined as "For people, the person who is the topic of a biographical article should be "worthy of notice or "note"—that is, "remarkable" or "significant, interesting, or unusual enough to deserve attention or to be recorded" within Wikipedia as a written account of that person's life. "Notable" in the sense of being famous or popular—although not irrelevant—is secondary. " As he is one of the only one armed models ever, and is legitimately successful, documented, and followed, he clearly falls under the definition of Notability, being "worthy of notice" "note"—that is, "remarkable" or "significant, interesting, or unusual enough to deserve attention or to be recorded" as it is literally being done from various news outlets. I would like to be able to recreate the deleted Wikipedia article and have it successfully stay published as he is clearly deserving of one, and is clearly eligible based off of the current Wikipedia Guidelines. Livewire123 (talk) 18:43, 3 July 2019 (UTC)

Hi @Livewire123: I know how you feel, but at the moment he is simply not notable. My first article was deleted and it peeved me off to say the least after spending 2 hours. He may become notable as time passes. scope_creepTalk 14:29, 4 July 2019 (UTC)

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Bryan Hall (Washington State University)[edit]

Hi Scope creep. I added a few sources to the page and moved the existing ones into relevant places within the paragraphs. This is my first article and I'm not really sure what happens now - do I resubmit, or...? Thanks TonalThomas (talk) 14:10, 12 July 2019 (UTC)

Hi @TonalThomas: The article is in better nick than it was before. Find a reference for the history section re:speakers and then resubmit and I'll post it to main-space. scope_creepTalk 14:28, 12 July 2019 (UTC)
I've added those sources and resubmitted. Thanks for your help!TonalThomas (talk) 15:03, 12 July 2019 (UTC)

Draft:Christopher M. S. Johns[edit]

Johns holds a named chair at Vanderbilt University, so he meets notability via WP:PROF #5. I am myself not a fan of WP:PROF in general or this criterion in particular, and the draft has, of course, other problems, but "notability" technically isn't one of them. Huon (talk) 21:37, 16 July 2019 (UTC)

Hi @Huon: How are you? Yip it is a named chair, very prestigious and eminently notable, but the problem with the article is that there is no sources worth talking about, so notability hasn't been proved. scope_creepTalk 12:40, 17 July 2019 (UTC)
I don't see how "eminently notable" and "notability hasn't been proved" can both be correct. Are you saying it hasn't been proved that he holds a named chair? Regarding the lack of secondary sources, that is, of course, a problem, but that's a different problem, and it would have been more helpful for the author to leave more specific feedback. Huon (talk) 20:06, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
Hi Huon. It is not a dichotomy and not mutually exclusive. He holds a named chair, but it must proven. There must be sources to establish notability per WP:V, so it is technically correct that notability has not been established here on Wikipedia. 100 years up the road, the only things that will be left to prove that he is a named chair is a page or two in archive entry and this entry. The guy is in orbit and anybody of that standing you would expect to see about a dozen or more good sources to establish every facet of their life. Any academics life is built on collaboration, so there should be a tremendous amount of concomitant information on him. When I looked at it, I did check the editor but he wasn't coming back, otherwise I would left some instructions. I do regularly leave instructions if I think they're keen to work on it. So many editors just dump the article and don't come back. I don't plan to leave it in there. It will need rescued as the editor is not coming back and I plan to do it now. scope_creepTalk 20:36, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
Why was it revdel'd? scope_creepTalk 20:44, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
Well, they did come back (or more precisely, they came to the IRC help channel) after the draft was rejected. They might want to work on it some more. I told them that published reviews of his work might be helpful, so with any luck they'll improve the draft. As I said above, I fully agree on the sources issue; in fact, one of the two doesn't even mention him, and some content was copy-pasted from his own "faculty" page; I got rid of that and revdel'd the copyright-infringing revisions. You can find the explanation in the logs, too. Huon (talk) 20:51, 18 July 2019 (UTC)
That's good. Yip. I would never have known that help was requested. Its completely transparent. You may need to look some way of sending a notification to the reviewing editor that help has been requested, so they can get into gear. The reviewing editor is at the sharp end and are the best folk to expedite any help, when they are in the context, so to speak. I could have offered another ref as a get go.: CV. There is more. scope_creepTalk 21:05, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

Bracell Limited[edit]

The consensus at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Bracell Limited was redirect to Sateri. Please start a WP:RfD if you want to change the consensus . Matthew hk (talk) 10:02, 17 July 2019 (UTC)

Hi @Matthew hk: I'm cool, but not different industries? I havent looked at it in weeks. scope_creepTalk 12:43, 17 July 2019 (UTC)

Booky Oren[edit]

Please help booky oren getting his entry inside wikipedi https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Draft:Booky_Oren — Preceding unsigned comment added by 199.203.37.197 (talk) 14:49, 18 July 2019 (UTC)

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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I was doubtful that the original article for Roland SP-606 I started was going to be reviewed anytime soon, so I had a duplicate on hand.

Overall, I greatly appreciate your time and response regarding this matter, and I hope this "Barnstar" actually amount to some kind of significance in the long run. LonerXL (talk) 00:35, 26 July 2019 (UTC)

Heinz Pannwitz[edit]

No worries, let me try again.... Fiachra10003 (talk) 20:42, 26 July 2019 (UTC)

Hi @Fiachra10003: I put most of your stuff in, apart from pieces of text. scope_creepTalk 20:50, 26 July 2019 (UTC)

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RfA process[edit]

Hey, Scope creep! I didn't want to muddy the waters at RfA talk when you'd asked for very general feedback. Are you talking about secret ballot, set terms with regular re-elections, no votes counted until the vote is over, simple majority rather than consensus? I assume you're taking into account that admins operate here as enforcers of rules. Some jurisdictions vote for judges and prosecutors, a few for sheriffs, but often they're appointed by elected officials. And does anyone vote for police officers? So I'd almost think it would need to be an indirect process -- that is, we elect our representatives and rely on our representatives to make appointments. --valereee (talk) 12:34, 31 July 2019 (UTC)

Hi @Valereee: None of that. Transparency is really important. Consensus is important as well, but the time frame is important as well. The number of admin that are being accepted is the critical part and the lack thereof. One person per vote is massively inefficient. The reason I asked for feedback is that don't know how the WP:RFA process got started and how/if it can be changed. i don't know enough about it. I think it is incredibly wasteful of time, good candidates are turned away by dodgy voting and it scares a lot a people away from it in the first place, because it doesn't address the nature of administration. It is administration. But the primary problem is we not getting a large block of folk through it on per yearly basis. I plan to write a essay so I can bring it all together. scope_creepTalk 17:47, 31 July 2019 (UTC)
Gotcha. Glad I didn't ask there and possibly create silly offtopicness! --valereee (talk) 17:56, 31 July 2019 (UTC)

The Signpost: 31 July 2019[edit]

Thank you for feedback Felix Velarde[edit]

Thank you for the input and feedback - very helpful - we'll adjust the text accordingly. Please note, we are not being paid to edit the page and do not have a conflict of interest. We have removed all of the unreferenced elements of text. We will keep the awards as the Drum is one of the top 3 design and marketing publications in the UK (the European hub for creativity).

Jhoward734 (talk) 13:43, 1 August 2019 (UTC)

@Jhoward734: Thanks for getting back to me. The Drum awards are for the company and this is a BLP article, so they won't be staying as they are non notable and only indirectly linked to the subject. You can post and Rfc, but it wont be favour of your view. It is promotion and awards must be won by the person. The link to the famous architect is a good knowledge, if you have a ref for. scope_creepTalk 13:58, 1 August 2019 (UTC)
@Scope creep: Thank you for your clarifications. I have edited the new information to be more relevant to the guidelines of BLP articles. Jhoward734 ([[User talk:|talk]]) 11:20, 5 August 2019 (UTC)
@Jhoward734: That is still promotional. Blp article are written from the viewpoint of the past. So if your talking about services, then what services they offered in the past. Your saying He has an interested in company scale-ups Thats is promotional, advertising his business and it is talking about the present. Also you seem to be pushing the exact same sentence over and over again. You say your not being paid, but it is indicative of you being paid or least have a conflict of interest. I plan to post you to the coin boards. scope_creepTalk 11:33, 5 August 2019 (UTC)
@Jhoward734: I've posted it. They'll look at it and see if it is promotional and if not it will go back in. scope_creepTalk 11:59, 5 August 2019 (UTC)

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Your !vote[edit]

I'm trying really really hard not to badger anyone who !votes at the RfA, but you're the first I'm replying to directly, because your neutral opinion sounds like a support - and it confused me. --Dweller (talk) Become old fashioned! 16:00, 13 August 2019 (UTC)

I thought I hadn't posted it as it was mixed message. I'll get rid of it. scope_creepTalk 16:18, 13 August 2019 (UTC)
Fair enough. --Dweller (talk) Become old fashioned! 08:09, 14 August 2019 (UTC)

Disruptive editing[edit]

You are stalking my edits and undoing them for ludicrous reasons. Get a grip on yourself and start editing productively. Lqqhh (talk) 15:01, 17 August 2019 (UTC)

Lqqhh You took out a notable piece of information from FA article without consensus thereby breaking the FA criteria, particularly since anybody with a military hobby, watched a tv series on the war, read some books on it, would know it was famous. You've added a date range into a lede, which a no-no generally, usually discussed into the body of an article and you have still not added a reference into a section. Your editing is really decent so why not add a reference into the article. I looked for one and couldn't find a thing. It puzzles me why your not putting one in? I'm starting to think there is some other reason, that perhaps you found the information on a blog. Although I hate adding warnings to a decent editor, if you can't follow the normal rules of discussion. If you keep going your own way you will be blocked. Lastly when warnings are issued, an entry is made is made into a category which is monitored by administrators. So clearing the talk page, which is a known tactic to hide warning, doesn't work. scope_creepTalk 15:14, 17 August 2019 (UTC)
Strikethrough that content. I know you never added it, but it still should referenced when updated, otherwise Wikipedia wouldn't be updated. scope_creepTalk 16:15, 17 August 2019 (UTC)

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Review Lemma Geo Verbanck[edit]

Thanks for reviewing the draft and for your comments. As requested I added a number of references and links.

Hope this is OK for publishing. Still working to find more references in English publications. Most of the references are in Dutch or French.

JAN52 — Preceding unsigned comment added by JAN52 (talkcontribs) 07:05, 20 August 2019 (UTC)

@JAN52: Coolio. It is ok if the reference are in a foreign language. Half the references I put in are in German. I'll try and find some as well. If there are still some bits or sections are unreferenced, they can be pulled before it is published. They can always be added in later, as time passed more references are added, the article will grom the section can go back in. Gallery is really cool. scope_creepTalk 09:20, 20 August 2019 (UTC)

Your submission at Articles for creation: Toyonishi Group has been accepted[edit]

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The article has been assessed as Stub-Class, which is recorded on the article's talk page. You may like to take a look at the grading scheme to see how you can improve the article.

You are more than welcome to continue making quality contributions to Wikipedia. If your account is more than four days old and you have made at least 10 edits you can create articles yourself without posting a request. However, you may continue submitting work to Articles for Creation if you prefer.

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The Signpost: 30 August 2019[edit]

Campaign to Electrify Britain's Railways[edit]

GRALISTAIR (talk) 13:31, 6 September 2019 (UTC) Hey you rejected my article Campaign to Electrify Britain's Railways on August 20th. Since then I have made quite a few changes at your suggestion. Would you mind taking a quick look to see if you think I am heading in the right direction please? GRALISTAIR (talk) 13:31, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

Yip will do. scope_creepTalk 13:32, 6 September 2019 (UTC)
Hi @GRALISTAIR: It is much better. Can you provide a reference for the minister in the lede and then resubmit. scope_creepTalk 14:28, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

GRALISTAIR (talk) 15:10, 6 September 2019 (UTC) thanks very much - done as you suggested - also resubmitted. Very grateful for your help. Hope other will improve further GRALISTAIR (talk) 15:10, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

New Page Review newsletter September-October 2019[edit]

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Why I Hate Speedy Deleters, a 2008 essay by long since retired Ballonman, is still as valid today. Those of us who patrol large numbers of new pages can be forgiven for making the occasional mistake while others can learn from their 'beginner' errors. Worth reading.

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Retaining the page - Sangramsingh Thakur[edit]

Dear Scope Creep

Please do not delete this page, I am constantly working on this page and other pages. In the coming days, I will add more information related to this page and I will continue to support my work on Wikipedia, so I request you not to delete this page and give me a chance to do more work on this page. Thank you--Romeonew (talk) 16:53, 14 September 2019 (UTC)