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"Unsourced" clarification request[edit]

You removed an edit on the Redbank Plains State High School Page [1] stating that the edit was unsourced, could you clarify how you feel that the change is unsourced? I included a citation to the novel and the exact page that the edit referred to, which fits the reliable source requirements [2] Is there something else required? — Preceding unsigned comment added by AuthorAhTea (talkcontribs) 23:22, 8 December 2014 (UTC)

Better source request for File:Harry Seidler with model.jpg[edit]

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Noting that Harry seidler is still needing a citation
And "please be bold and replace the "Citation needed" template with enough information to locate the source."
I would've thought a link to all the pages would be sufficient. Why haven't you been bold and deleted the un-refed paragraph? --Dave Rave (talk) 13:54, 25 May 2014 (UTC)

Are you talking about File:Harry_Seidler_with_model.jpg and a request for more information? If you are then I don't have any more information to add. I contacted someone at his firm (18 months later I am not sure exactly who this was) letting them know I was from Wikipedia and they gave me permission to use the image they supplied. If I recall correctly there was a short delay while they contacted the photographer for permission. I just noticed that the summary description includes the name Eric Sierins. His attribution might mean its not a generic link to a website as the source. If someone is going to to delete it because they want better source information and don't have it, then it really isn't anything to do with me. I didn't remove the template because it says only to do so if more information is provided. Why did you choose Blackheath as the title for this? - Shiftchange (talk) 21:59, 25 May 2014 (UTC),_New_South_Wales&curid=405043&action=history --Dave Rave (talk) 00:17, 26 May 2014 (UTC)
What you provided is a list of web links not a citation. You didn't provide a unique source of information which supports the preceding statement. The claim has been challenged and still requires a reference. - Shiftchange (talk) 00:36, 26 May 2014 (UTC)
a list of links, 9 on the first page, of which anyone of them would have been sufficient for a citation. Instead of doing a little copy editing, you deleted the lot and left the paragraph vulnerable again to citation deletion. Being bold isn't being negative. --Dave Rave (talk) 01:20, 26 May 2014 (UTC)
You seem significantly concerned about this to take the time to repeat yourself here but not to add a citation to Blackheath, New South Wales. Your attempt to add a citation was undoubtedly inadequate. If you want to make sure Bradman's achievements on the pitch at Blackheath are not removed from the article then you need to provide a citation to a reliable source which supports the claim. That is what every single other editor is required to do. I add citations on an almost daily basis. In fact for every five main space edits of mine I most probably add at least four references. I would never consider adding a bare url for one and never pretend a google search list result is a citation. Nor would I expect another editor to clean up my sloppy contributions. If you must know, I loathe cricket and have no interest in spending time on the matter. - Shiftchange (talk) 05:30, 26 May 2014 (UTC)

Photo of Atkinsons Dam[edit]

The lake/dam/locality are in Somerset Region rather than Lockyer Valley. Kerry (talk) 05:44, 12 July 2014 (UTC)

Nicely spotted, thanks for that. - Shiftchange (talk) 08:13, 12 July 2014 (UTC)

Kingaroy Peanut Silos[edit]

Oops, sorry. that article was not meant to exist. I was just testing it in Preview to see how well my automated process was coming along and it seems I accidentally hit Save at some point. It's not yet at a standard to go live so I have blanked it. I have noted the photos you added though for later re-insertion when the article really can go live. Let me know if you see me make any more QHR articles before I've let you know I'm going live with them. Kerry (talk) 20:19, 6 August 2014 (UTC)

Conrad Gargett[edit]

Hi Shiftchange, I'm Brisarch. Also in Brisbane, and I note you have made some contributions to architecture related articles. Being relatively inexperienced on wikipedia I was wondering if you would mind looking at the Conrad Gargett Riddel Ancher Mortlock Woolley article I created. It has had a "WP:PROMOTION" tag placed on it despite my intended rigor with wikipedia protocols. Main focus of article intended to be notable role/history of firm in Brisbane history. Thanks, Brisarch (talk) 00:55, 19 August 2014 (UTC)

Thank you for your prompt review and comments. I will be sure incorporate your suggestions in future refinement of the article. Brisarch (talk) 02:14, 19 August 2014 (UTC)


Thank you for all your efforts taking photos for Queensland towns and heritage places - it makes so much of a difference to those articles. The Drover's Wife (talk) 04:36, 10 November 2014 (UTC)

My pleasure - still more for city sites and localities to the north of Toowoomba, to be uploaded and added to the pages asap. The Toowoomba run has been successful but I can do better. The auto-focus on the camera isn't getting the best results or else my hands are too shaky. Also since the city was heritage dense and because I had to devote effort to creating new articles for the places we were passing through on the way home I wasn't able to plan a specific route through the inner city, nor read up about each of these sites. If I was more familiar with the sites I would aim for specific features mentioned in the article as well as a general infobox photo. I think Kerry is moving towards Ipswich in the roll-out. Ipwsich is like Toowoomba, a stack of heritage sites near each other. In that case any drive will be passing through places already created so I will not have to do that work. While I enjoy learning about the history of the Darling Downs, sites a closer to home will be significantly more interesting for me to read about. We can them have more photos down the page highlighting architecture and bits and pieces. - Shiftchange (talk) 04:55, 10 November 2014 (UTC)
Did you get the image name right on Tawa, Toowoomba? That...does not look like a house ;) The Drover's Wife (talk) 03:41, 12 November 2014 (UTC)
Thanks for the reminder. - Shiftchange (talk) 04:09, 12 November 2014 (UTC)

Gabbinbar and QHR article reviews[edit]

Hey, can you make sure these articles have at a minimum been checked as to whether they're up to date (and preferably have a bit of a lede) before pulling them out of the review category? The Gabbinbar article, amongst other things, currently says it's unoccupied and run-down when a Google search makes clear that it's now a very well maintained function venue. The Drover's Wife (talk) 06:42, 8 December 2014 (UTC)

I wasn't going to do that. I was just checking that the incorporation of text from the Queensland Heritage Register was done to an acceptable level. - Shiftchange (talk) 07:55, 8 December 2014 (UTC)
I think we need to be doing a bit better than this - Kerry is picking up all the basics when she transfers the articles over, and so we can be pretty sure that the basic incorporation of text is going to be fine, but at this point, besides tidying and wikifying the bot text, I see the main point of the review category being to make sure we're not winding up in the long term with a whole bunch of (at times very) outdated articles (which we do have now) - otherwise there's not much point having it. The Drover's Wife (talk) 09:03, 8 December 2014 (UTC)

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DYK nomination of Gas Stripping Tower[edit]

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I have not retained Category:Crime in Queensland from your intervening edit in a recent edit conflict at 2014 Cairns child killings, as the category is the parent of Category:Murder in Queensland, which is already present.--Jeffro77 (talk) 10:42, 28 December 2014 (UTC)

South East Queensland station formats[edit]

There is a discussion at Talk:Rail transport in Queensland you may or may not have an opinion on. Coomera81 (talk) 22:02, 12 January 2015 (UTC)

2010–11 Queensland floods: Difference between revisions[edit]

I saw you reverted my edit on 2010–11 Queensland floods. I was surprised to discover I had inserted the word butt for cloud during the edit. I think I know the culprit. I'm using the Chome Cloud-to-butt plugin and it seems to have (not so) helpfully inserted the change. Robert Brockway (talk) 15:52, 28 January 2015 (UTC)

You deserve to have your cloud kicked for that! :-) Kerry (talk) 18:34, 28 January 2015 (UTC)


Hello. As the creator of the QCoal article, I am alerting you to the presence of this noticeboard thread: Wikipedia:Conflict of interest/Noticeboard#QCoal. Thanks, Stickee (talk) 05:57, 4 February 2015 (UTC)

File permission problem with File:Mark Alsop.jpg[edit]

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Hi Shiftchange. A user whose edits you recently reverted on Bernie Finn has stated on User talk:Dsprc "Please leave my editing of Bernie Finn's page along. As his media adviser, it is my job. I will continue to delete your views and if I am banned I will take it further"

I've opened the issue on COIN Wikipedia:Conflict of interest/Noticeboard#Pmesiti using SPA declares he is paid media advisor of politician whose page he keeps blanking -- Aronzak (talk) 07:33, 24 March 2015 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

Barnstar of Diligence Hires.png The Barnstar of Diligence
I enjoy the fact you are helping with nature articles. Well done. Ddrap14 (talk) 03:15, 14 May 2015 (UTC)