User talk:Sfphotocraft

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Heather Poe[edit]

This article was deleted as a repost of an article deleted after consensus at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Heather Poe. Please do not repost it again. If you want a review of the deletion decision, go to Wikipedia:Deletion review. Also, please do not blank warnings on your talk page. NawlinWiki 16:56, 8 December 2006 (UTC)

Gamble House[edit]

The tone problems have not been addressed, so I have restored the {{tone}} tag. Please discuss at Talk:Gamble House#Hyperbole?. Mike Dillon 17:51, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

Linking[edit]

Please read Wikipedia:Manual of Style (links). There is no need to link every occurence of a term to an article. In the Gamble House article, there was already a link to University of Southern California. Moreover, USC does not go to that article! It is a disambiguation page. Please look at the articles you're linking to before blindly adding (redundant) links. The same thing applies to Carmel and Pasadena, which are also disambiguation pages. Mike Dillon 18:04, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

Bob Ulrich[edit]

Hello. There is a discussion about your tagging of the Bob Ulrich article at the Talk:Bob Ulrich page. Can you please stop by there? Thanks! Justen 22:29, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

Halls[edit]

Hello, concerning your contribution, Halls (Department Store), we cannot accept copyrighted text or images borrowed from either web sites or printed material. This article appears to be a direct copy from http://www.halls.com/about/. As a copyright violation, Halls (Department Store) appears to qualify for speedy deletion under the speedy deletion criteria. Halls (Department Store) has been tagged for deletion, and may have been deleted by the time you see this message. If the source is a credible one, please consider rewriting the content and citing the source.

If you believe that the article is not a copyright violation, or if you have permission from the copyright holder to release the content freely under the GFDL, you can comment to that effect on Talk:Halls (Department Store). If the article has already been deleted, but you have a proper release, you can reenter the content at Halls (Department Store), after describing the release on the talk page. However, you may want to consider rewriting the content in your own words. Thank you, and please feel free to continue contributing to Wikipedia. - EurekaLott 05:16, 10 December 2006 (UTC)

To cure the copyright violation you'd have to write an article from scratch. I recommend picking an article for a similar store and mimicking its setup. - crz crztalk 07:14, 10 December 2006 (UTC)

Gannon[edit]

I reverted the "sex worker" category per WP:BLP. The article only supports the use of the "escorts" category, which is already applied to the article. There was quite a bit of conflict in the past, and this was worked out by consensus to be the best way to handle it. I would not like to see the article, which has been stable for a while, return to edit-war status. Crockspot 18:53, 13 December 2006 (UTC)

Beverly Lahaye[edit]

Yes, it is true I edited the page about Beverely LaHaye. Her son Lee is not open about his sexuality and has said numerous times pubicly that he is not gay. This was a rumor started by a blogger who has never offered any proof -- if you go back to the source at Blogactive.com, and the miscreant who started the whole rumor you will find that he ofered no proof, ever. So that is why I edited the page, and will continue to do so -- Mikeinlorton 04:56, 16 December 2006 (UTC)

According to the Wikipedia:Biographies of living persons policy:
When information supplied by the subject conflicts with unsourced statements in the article, the unsourced statements should be removed.
As Mikeinlorton points out, the Blogactive.com source does not provide any source for its assertion that Lee Lahaye is "openly gay" and cannot be considered an appropriate source of this controversial information (see Wikipedia:Reliable sources). By contraversial I mean "denied by the subject", not that sexual orientation is generally contraversial.
Extra scrunity must be given to the biographies of living people because of the legal issues involved. This applies even in cases where the subject has a reason to lie (cf. Ted Haggard), absent solidly sourced proof that they are in fact lying. Thanks for your understanding. Mike Dillon 17:20, 16 December 2006 (UTC)

Unreferenced BLPs[edit]

Information.svg Hello Sfphotocraft! Thank you for your contributions. I am a bot alerting you that 3 of the articles that you created are tagged as Unreferenced Biographies of Living Persons. The biographies of living persons policy requires that all personal or potentially controversial information be sourced. In addition, to ensure verifiability, all biographies should be based on reliable sources. If you were to bring these articles up to standards, it would greatly help us with the current 2,460 article backlog. Once the articles are adequately referenced, please remove the {{unreferencedBLP}} tag. Here is the list:

  1. Chris Daniel - Find sources: "Chris Daniel" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · HighBeam · JSTOR · free images · free news sources · The Wikipedia Library · NYT · WP reference
  2. Tim McFeeley - Find sources: "Tim McFeeley" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · HighBeam · JSTOR · free images · free news sources · The Wikipedia Library · NYT · WP reference

Thanks!--DASHBot (talk) 19:39, 16 January 2010 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Beth Teper[edit]

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You may want to read the guidelines for specific types of articles: biographies, websites, bands, or companies. Lionel (talk) 03:18, 18 August 2010 (UTC)

Copyright problem: Wanda Gág[edit]

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ArbCom elections are now open![edit]

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