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Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Let's Dance (Vanessa Hudgens song)[edit]

Looks like the actual deletion was missed. Thanks! - Mdsummermsw (talk) 17:41, 20 June 2008 (UTC)

Joe Feldman's web pressence has grown exponentially over the past few months. Can you make a page for him —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 03:37, 27 December 2010 (UTC)

Hawaiʻi WikiProject Newsletter - Issue IV - July 2008[edit]

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User talk:Protonk#Ace Combat[edit]

As the above discussion indicates, we are working on merging some Ace Combat content and the information previously found at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/List of fictional aircraft in Ace Combat could be beneficial to the merge. Would you be so kind as to userfy that article while we discuss the possibility of merging? Thanks! --Happy editing! Sincerely, Le Grand Roi des CitrouillesTally-ho! 00:54, 26 July 2008 (UTC)

Hawaiʻi WikiProject Newsletter - Issue V - August 2008[edit]

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Copy of Jaclyn Case article[edit]

Hi! Could you provide me a copy of the deleted article about Jaclyn Case? I want to see what I have done there and saving the information to use when the article fits the Wikipedia:Bio. Thank you for your time! Best regards, Sdrtirs (talk) 18:02, 4 August 2008 (UTC)

Hawaiʻi WikiProject Newsletter - Issue VI - September 2008[edit]

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Deletion Martin J. Walker[edit]

An editor has asked for a deletion of Martin J. Walker. Since you participated in the deletion review discussion for this article as recently as March 2008, you might want to participate in the current deletion proposal. Sam Weller (talk) 20:10, 24 September 2008 (UTC)

People ganging up to disrupt an article[edit]


I found you at Wikipedia:Editor assistance. If you can spare a few minutes of your time helping out at Indo-Aryan loanwords in Tamil, I would be thankful.

I am developing an article on words borrowed by Tamil from Indo-Aryan languages. I am citing a standard authoritative lexicon from which I find the words that are borrowed before including them at Indo-Aryan loanwords in Tamil. There are a few people who seem to be intent in damaging the article by adding "cite" tags, "disputed" and "dubious" tags for the article and threatening to delete it within 24 hours.

Could you please help?

Thanks. ­ Kris (talk) 19:05, 27 September 2008 (UTC)

You had participated at Talk:Indo-Aryan loanwords in Tamil yesterday. Kindly have a look at revised Indo-Aryan loanwords in Tamil vote at its AfD. Thanks for your time ­ Kris (talk) 23:19, 28 September 2008 (UTC)

Hawaiʻi WikiProject Newsletter - Issue VII - October 2008[edit]

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Hawaiʻi WikiProject Newsletter - Issue VIII - November 2008[edit]

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American Committees on Foreign Relations[edit]

Hi, I was about to create an article on this when I saw you deleted it as an expired PROD last year. The old article may not have shown it, but it is a very notable program dating to 1938 of the extremely notable Council on Foreign Relations. It came up recently in this deletion debate: Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Manhattan Committee on Foreign Relations. Apparently some hoaxsters have created a phony site pretending to be one of the real and notable committees, and are trying to use wikipedia to help the scam, and someone (the real organization(?)) complained. So would you mind recreating the old article so I can see if there is anything I can use? There are plenty of refs on the real organization(s).John Z (talk) 00:37, 10 December 2008 (UTC)

Thanks.John Z (talk) 06:06, 24 December 2008 (UTC)

Deletion review for Ethnic stereotypes in popular culture[edit]

An editor has asked for a deletion review of Ethnic stereotypes in popular culture. Since you closed the deletion discussion for this page, speedy-deleted it, or otherwise were interested in the page, you might want to participate in the deletion review. I apologize in case you believe I should have discussed it with you first, but I felt that this was an WP:IAR case that had nothing to do with your original closure. Restoration is being requested to comply with the GFDL, as material from these articles had been copied to other articles before these were deleted. DHowell (talk) 03:05, 9 January 2009 (UTC)

Deletion for Undergraduate scholarships at Duke University[edit]

  1. 08:12, 9 August 2007 Singularity (talk | contribs) deleted "Talk:Undergraduate scholarships at Duke University" ‎ (see Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Undergraduate scholarships at Duke)
  2. 08:12, 9 August 2007 Singularity (talk | contribs) deleted "Undergraduate scholarships at Duke University" ‎ (see Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Undergraduate scholarships at Duke)

Hey, I know this is quite old, but just thought I'd ask anyways. I didn't see a discussion or rationale for the deletion of the above article. I was just wondering what the rationale for deleting this article was without a discussion. Robertson Scholars Program has its own article in existence since 2006 and is a subset of the more generic (now deleted) article. (There was also a BN Duke Scholarship page that has been deleted). I can certainly understand how somebody would argue these articles don't meet WP:N. Then, however, the following articles should also be deleted: Robertson Scholars Program, Scholarships of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Florida Opportunity Scholars Program, Pitt Scholarship, etc. Personally, I think that prestigious country wide scholarships (such as the Rhodes Scholarship) are certainly notable, while perhaps university-specific scholarships are not. I just want consistency across the board and thought that perhaps there should be a discussion concerning this matter. Cheers, -Bluedog423Talk 19:24, 10 March 2009 (UTC)

Request for copy of deleted article[edit]

Hi there! I have found you through Category:Wikipedia administrators who will provide copies of deleted articles, so I thought that maybe you would be willing to do me a favor. I would like to have access to the contents of the article Folkspraak, which was deleted from Wikipedia many months ago. Could you send me the source code of the article, please? I do not know the way you prefer to send it to me (any way is okay). Perhaps pasting it to WP:Sandbox and then sending me the permalink of that version would suffice. But if you prefer another way to send me the source code, feel free to do it. Thanks in advance. --Antonielly (talk) 00:47, 2 April 2009 (UTC)

Thanks for the effort. Unfortunately, that stub is not the version I have been looking for. There was a previous version which was a medium-sized article; it contained examples of variants of Folkspraak and an extensive discussion about the methodology choices and trade-offs to select the base vocabulary of the language. Maybe the version you have pasted in a subpage of my user space represents a 2nd creation of the article after the original version was deleted. If that is the case, is it possible to recover the text of the first deleted version, rather than the text of the second deleted version? --Antonielly (talk) 01:48, 3 April 2009 (UTC)
Oh, I have just realized that other deleted versions are also kept at the article's history. It is very good that MediaWiki keeps all the deleted versions of a page. I have found what I was looking for. Thanks a lot! --Antonielly (talk) 02:03, 3 April 2009 (UTC)

Happy WikiBirthday (a couple days late)[edit]

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I saw from here that it's been exactly three years since you joined the project. Happy WikiBirthday! Keep up the good work, rʨanaɢ talk/contribs 03:59, 11 August 2009 (UTC)

RfD nomination of Template:ScientificValue[edit]

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Request Reconsideration of Merik Tadros[edit]

Please see my user page for the draft of the entry on Merik Tadros. I would like to request reconsideration. It is clear to me this actor meets WP:BIO and WP:N. Thank you. Trustcitedonce (talk) 20:28, 18 November 2009 (UTC)

Anybody home? Trustcitedonce (talk) 17:56, 20 November 2009 (UTC) Heyy —Preceding unsigned comment added by Skyscraperswalkamongus (talkcontribs) 00:05, 9 December 2009 (UTC)

Requested page on Hawaiian wiki[edit]

Hi from Italy, can you write please a page on Kiaʻi Ola or Kiaʻi ola (dont' know how to write it) simply translating it from the Lifeguard page from Thank you in advance! -- (talk) 08:05, 17 March 2010 (UTC)

Nomination of Chet Ramey for deletion[edit]

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The article will be discussed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Chet Ramey until a consensus is reached, and you are welcome to contribute to the discussion. Msnicki (talk) 00:44, 14 November 2010 (UTC)

Invitation to join WikiProject United States[edit]

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Hello, Singularity! WikiProject United States, an outreach effort supporting development of United States related articles in Wikipedia, has recently been restarted after a long period of inactivity. As a user who has shown an interest in United States related topics we wanted to invite you to join us in developing content relating to the United States. If you are interested please add your Username and area of interest to the members page here. Thank you!!!

--Kumioko (talk) 03:31, 5 January 2011 (UTC)

Editor assistance list[edit]

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Deletion review for Kane and The Big Show[edit]

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Hello, I'm just trying to add wiki links to an article on Hyaluronan - the whole article is right at the edge of my biology skills, so I don't want to tread on any toes. one of the claims in that article is that

  • In 1992, Miller and Stegmann received the Innovators Award by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery for developing the use of Healon in repairing injured eyes

I've added a citation needed - and I tried adding a link to American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and when it redlinked I followed it up and saw that you had deleted a previous article. I can't see an archived version of that - so I wasn't sure whether to leave the redlink - or if it should have a redirect or something?

I've left it as a red link but I thought I'd drop you this line in case there was an obvious fix to the redlink. Cheers EdwardLane (talk) 15:55, 10 May 2011 (UTC)

Suspension of admin privileges due to inactivity[edit]

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Your comment requested[edit]

Could I possibly intrigue you into commenting at Talk:List of airports in the Palestinian territories, as you have been a contributer to that article? Many thanks and Be Well. --Sue Rangell 02:36, 19 December 2012 (UTC)

Population update project[edit]

Hi. The 18th edition of Ethnologue just came out, and if we divide up our language articles among us, it won't take long to update them. I would appreciate it if you could help out, even if it's just a few articles (5,000 articles is a lot for just me), but I won't be insulted if you delete this request.

A largely complete list of articles to be updated is at Category:Language articles citing Ethnologue 17. The priority articles are in Category:Language articles with old Ethnologue 17 speaker data. These are the 10% that have population figures at least 25 years old.

Probably 90% of the time, Ethnologue has not changed their figures between the 17th and 18th editions, so all we need to do is change "e17" to "e18" in the reference (ref) field of the language info box. That will change the citation for the artcle to the current edition. Please put the data in the proper fields, or the info box will flag it as needing editorial review. The other relevant fields are "speakers" (the number of native speakers in all countries), "date" (the date of the reference or census that Ethnologue uses, not the date of Ethnologue!), and sometimes "speakers2". Our convention has been to enter e.g. "1990 census" when a census is used, as other data can be much older than the publication date. Sometimes a citation elsewhere in the article depends on the e17 entry, in which case you will need to change "name=e17" to "name=e18" in the reference tag (assuming the 18th edition still supports the cited claim).

Remember, we want the *total* number of native speakers, which is often not the first figure given by Ethnologue. Sometimes the data is too incompatible to add together (e.g. a figure from the 1950s for one country, and a figure from 2006 for another), in which case it should be presented that way. That's one use for the "speakers2" field. If you're not sure, just ask, or skip that article.

Data should not be displayed with more than two, or at most three, significant figures. Sometimes it should be rounded off to just one significant figure, e.g. when some of the component data used by Ethnologue has been approximated with one figure (200,000, 3 million, etc.) and the other data has greater precision. For example, a figure of 200,000 for one country and 4,230 for another is really just 200,000 in total, as the 4,230 is within the margin of rounding off in the 200,000. If you want to retain the spurious precision of the number in Ethnologue, you might want to use the {{sigfig}} template. (First parameter in this template is for the data, second is for the number of figures to round it off to.)

Dates will often need to be a range of all the country data in the Ethnologue article. When entering the date range, I often ignore dates from countries that have only a few percent of the population, as often 10% or so of the population isn't even separately listed by Ethnologue and so is undated anyway.

If Ethnologue does not provide a date for the bulk of the population, just enter "no date" in the date field. But if the population figure is undated, and hasn't changed between the 17th & 18th editions of Ethnologue, please leave the ref field set to "e17", and maybe add a comment to keep it so that other editors don't change it. In cases like this, the edition of Ethnologue that the data first appeared in may be our only indication of how old it is. We still cite the 14th edition in a couple dozen articles, so our readers can see that the data is getting old.

The articles in the categories linked above are over 90% of the job. There are probably also articles that do not currently cite Ethnologue, but which we might want to update with the 18th edition. I'll need to generate another category to capture those, probably after most of the Ethnologue 17 citations are taken care of.

Jump in at the WP:LANG talk page if you have any comments or concerns. Thanks for any help you can give!

kwami (talk) 02:14, 4 March 2015 (UTC)

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Thanks for creating Jiba, Singularity!

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Aloha! I read at WikiProject Languages that you know a little Hawaiian. I wonder if you could help me with this? Mahalo. nagualdesign 12:17, 8 December 2017 (UTC)

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