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Undeletion request GOFINDER[edit]

Why delete an article? Why care if it's in beta-test? You may answer me by my talk page.

What does it mean for it beeing non-notable? — Preceding unsigned comment added by FenixEden (talkcontribs) 23:54, 19 September 2012 (UTC)

I don't remember how to sign... FenixEden (talk) 23:56, 19 September 2012 (UTC) found out

Undeletion reuqest[edit]

Hi Whouk. I see that you recently deleted Bendigo and District Cricket Association as an expired PROD. I think there's a good chance it's notable and think it should at least go through AfD, so am requesting undeletion of the article. Sorry I didn't catch this before you deleted it. Cheers, Jenks24 (talk) 00:48, 23 March 2012 (UTC)

Hi. No problem - now restored. Whouk (talk) 15:53, 26 March 2012 (UTC)
Thanks. Jenks24 (talk) 16:05, 26 March 2012 (UTC)

Recent deletion of Kid's Praise! 4: Singsational Servants[edit]

Greetings. I noticed you deleted this page recently and wanted to suggest also deleting the associated redirects that can be found here. (talk) 13:42, 28 March 2012 (UTC)

2359 Media[edit]

Hey Whouk, Sorry for the inconvenience caused. Regarding the article on 2359 Media that has been deleted, I know it is because I was not able to provide any references to provide credibility for the article. I was trying to provide the references but I still do not know how to do it. But recently, I just found help to do so. I'm hoping that you can restore my article and let me add in the references. Thanks a lot and sorry again!

Low — Preceding unsigned comment added by Viiviiana (talkcontribs) 09:54, 2 April 2012 (UTC)

The Avengers[edit]

Can I interest you in helping me start the episodes of the Avengers? I want to see articles on them! Google book searching and the Avengers website should be enough to meet guidelines and be of use to us British cult TV fans. BTW check out Randall and Hopkirk new website!♦ Dr. Blofeld 21:58, 4 April 2012 (UTC)

Started Hot Snow (The Avengers).♦ Dr. Blofeld 12:25, 5 April 2012 (UTC)

E-Marketing Collateral[edit]

Crap - I didn't even notice or remember that. Good catch. Kuru (talk) 02:32, 6 April 2012 (UTC)

Undeletion request[edit]

Hi Will - You recently deleted a page on me (Benjamin Parzybok) - stating the page did not meet the qualifications of WP:Author (lacking multiple independent substantive sources). Though I did not create/edit the page, I thought I'd make an undeletion request, by mentioning the following sources.

Review in LA Times:,0,4599111.story

"Publisher's Weekly":



"Contemporary Lit":

"Fiction Writers Review":

"L Magazine":

"The Stranger"

"Willamette Week":

"The Oregonian"

I was also the creator of experimental poetry journal, "Gumball Poetry" (1999 to 2006) which received press in Washington Post and WNYC's On the Media, among many others And the co-creator of Project Hamad, which received press across the world (International Herald Tribune, Miami Herald, Willamette Week, Slate, Oregonian, Boing Boing, etc)

Let me know, thanks.

Sparkwatson (talk) 18:12, 17 April 2012 (UTC) (sorry, didn't realize I was logged out) (talk) 18:10, 17 April 2012 (UTC)

Jared Byers[edit]

You deleted related articles, so you can get rid of Jared Byers too since it's past the 7 day limit. Ten Pound Hammer(What did I screw up now?) 17:03, 26 April 2012 (UTC)


hello — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:57, 15 May 2012 (UTC)

Happy Birthday![edit]

Anniv.svg Hey, Whouk. Just stopping by to wish you a Happy Birthday from the Wikipedia Birthday Committee!
Have a great day!
Ramesh Ramaiah talk 02:26, 20 May 2012 (UTC)

Ron Laura[edit]

I was sent a email that said that you were the person who deleted the detailed information about Dr. Ron Laura, professor at University of Newcastle, Australia. The information posted was from Dr. Laura himself. It was posted by me, Dr. Fred Berman DC, who moderates his forums, Facebook and YouTube sites. I am also working with Dr. Laura on a new book. I am not a expert on the inner workings of Wikipedia so I am a bit confused why the material was deleted. It was a accurate portrait of Dr. Laura. He is a top selling author, world lecturer, and professor. Please reconsider the removal of his biography or at least explain to this Wiki novice how to reintroduce it.

Thank you,

Fred Berman DC, assistant to Dr. Ronald Laura — Preceding unsigned comment added by Overfiftylifter (talkcontribs) 22:53, 5 June 2012 (UTC)

Deletion of Gliding New Zealand[edit]

As the creator of Gliding New Zealand I would have expected the courtesy of being notified that this was an proposed AfD. I notice from your talk page that this has occurred before. Please re-instate until we can discuss this. JMcC (talk) 13:25, 10 June 2012 (UTC)

Many thanks. Sorry about my grumpy request. I should not have directed my grizzle to an administrator instead of the proposer of the AfD. JMcC (talk) 16:19, 10 June 2012 (UTC)

Peter Dizozza deletion[edit]

First of all, I don't have a copy of my wikipedia page and now it, and all its annotations, are completely gone.. Can I at least have a copy of what was there?... I believe it is notable. I am an active composer with a long history contributing to experimental musical theater here in New York with La Mama and Theater for the New City. I am Theater Director for the Williamsburg Art and Historical Center... I think that was why I was put into Wikipedia some 8 years ago. I just wrote a new score for a production by Toby Armour and directed by George Ferencz Celebrating 25 years of Theater for the New City at its current location: "155 First Avenue." I am re-appointed Chair of the Entertainment Committee of the New York City Bar Association. I am a council member for the Lambs... Look at the shows I wrote. And I'm working on a new script and score called "The Ocean Floaters." Please communicate with me. Consider restoring the page. Thank you. Peter Dizozza, 917-915-7635 ```` — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 04:06, 14 June 2012 (UTC)

Hi Peter. I can userfy the article for you, but for that - and ideally to communicate on here - it would help if you registered an account (or could confirm that your IP address is unchanging). As per the WP:PROD policy, any user can request the undeletion of a page so deleted - even in a case such as this where there's a clear conflict of interest, since you're the subject of the article - and I've therefore taken your message as such a request and restored the page. You should be aware, though, that the article may well end up being referred to the full articles for deletion process and possibly then deleted again. Whouk (talk) 11:57, 14 June 2012 (UTC)

peter dizozza achieving something notable...[edit]

Thank you, Whouk... I'll do my best to keep my artistic endeavors rising up to a level where they might be perceived as Notable... And yes, given that I constantly refer to and rely upon wikipedia pages I will create an account, and do my best to be a helpful contributor as well...

There were also wikipedia references to my musical productions "The Last Dodo," "The Eleventh Hour" and "Prepare to Meet Your Maker" that were deleted... Are those projects notable? Can I say? Yes, a person other than me should determine that, though I think that if anyone gives them consideration they'll enjoy the process and find some benefit in having done so...

I remain at your service...

Peter Dizozza (talk) 13:26, 14 June 2012 (UTC)

I do have a wikipedia account...Dizozza[edit]

Dear Mike, I apologize for not having been logged in... I should probably review my wikipedia page, too. Is it OK if I update it? Thank you. Peter Dizozza Dizozza (talk) 13:54, 14 June 2012 (UTC)


Would you please undelete Lookism for me so that I may review it. --SmokeyJoe (talk) 20:16, 29 June 2012 (UTC)

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Goshin-Ryu Kempo[edit]

Fair enough and good to know for future reference. Would going to AfD work - if not I will follow your advice.Peter Rehse (talk) 12:19, 4 July 2012 (UTC)

Thanks - I will go that route.Peter Rehse (talk) 12:37, 4 July 2012 (UTC)

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Speedy removal at User:RevMegatherion[edit]

Hi. May I ask for your rationale in removing the speedy at User:RevMegatherion? From WP:CSD: "These apply to all namespaces (and so apply to articles, redirects, user pages, talk pages, files, etc.)". The user is spamming himself and his organization. A lot of OR added to boot. I did not speedy delete outright to give the user a chance to respond and other admins to take a look and make a decision. I do not understand yours. Thanks for any info. -- Alexf(talk) 12:45, 11 July 2012 (UTC)

deletion of Abd (Arabic)[edit]

Hi. I'm a bit unhappy about your recent deletion of Abd (Arabic). Unfortunately I missed the PROD, otherwise I would have intervened earlier. The reason given for deletion was "Wikipedia is not a dictionary and no evidence that such a word exists in the Arabic language." Well, there is not the slightest doubt that the word exists in the Arabic language and I could easily provide a wealth of sources for that. It is true that Wikipedia is not a dictionary, but Abd is significant as an element in a large number of personal names, as could be seen from the inward links to the article (over 60 of them). I can't remember exactly what was in the article (as it isn't there any more), but if some improvement is need I'm willing to provide it. SamuelTheGhost (talk) 10:46, 16 July 2012 (UTC)

Thank you for restoring the article. I notice that the insertion of the PROD, here, didn't have any edit summary, so people who had it on their watch-list (as I did) could easily miss it. Wikipedia:Proposed deletion says "Make sure to provide an edit summary that clearly indicates that the article has been proposed for deletion." Perhaps you would agree that the "Procedure for administrators" on that page should also say that a PROD should not be actioned unless properly flagged up in the edit summary? SamuelTheGhost (talk) 17:20, 16 July 2012 (UTC)
Thanks for your reply. I totally agree with what you suggest. Perhap the instructions in Wikipedia:Proposed deletion could be modified to that effect? SamuelTheGhost (talk) 21:04, 16 July 2012 (UTC)


Page was very well documented and there were wikilinks to articles, interviews and newssites after every phrase. Dutch version on Wiki is also available. Please put it up again or tell us what specificly you missed on the wikipage, so we can add it. Thank you! — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 21:39, 16 July 2012 (UTC)

Thanks for your quick reply. Yes we did. Perhaps it's better to change it to Q-Bah instead of MC Q-Bah (as Google will give out more results, and the Dutch wikipage has Q-Bah in it aswel, not MC Q-Bah). Everything else that was asked for is available and was linked in the wikiarticle: music releases, interviews and links to articles. Also, there are Q-Bah links available on Wiki EN (see articles Xzibit, Fredwreck, Low: ). So the article is not an orphan. Could you re-install the page and see what is really missing? Thanks! — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 22:11, 16 July 2012 (UTC)

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Undeletion request[edit]

I'd like to request undeletion of the entry on CARIS. The company has a long history and is very active, and there's a lot of information about it online (, for starters). Lots of mentions in hydro international, and other pubs. Also, I can provide additional info or updates if needed. (sorry about the double entry, I didn't sign the first time) Mark7kram (talk) 12:57, 19 July 2012 (UTC)

Thanks for the fix, and for the welcome info. Full disclosure - I work at the company but have not edited the article. I would like to make the information more current and relevant but, given the COI guidelines, I should probably not edit the article myself. If you have any advice on that issue, I'd welcome it. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Mark7kram (talkcontribs) 13:21, 19 July 2012 (UTC)

request for copy[edit]

You deleted Albemarle Building which was on my watchlist. I don't recall its content or even if I ever edited it, but I would like to review it. Could you please provide a copy? --doncram 12:52, 20 July 2012 (UTC)

Exeter Entrepreneurs Society[edit]

Hi Whouk

I'm Matt Riley and I run the exeter entrepreneurs society.

PLEASE PLEASE can you re-instate the wikipedia page as we will be using it as a source of information for new members for the following coming year.


Kind Regards

Matthew — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 04:59, 22 July 2012 (UTC)

Undeletion request for Elixio[edit]

Dear Sir/Madame,

I would like to request un-deletion of Elixio. Elixio is a mid-size niche social network which has been around for about 5 years. Below articles that mention Elixio as an emerging social network:

Kind regards, Elmaacho — Preceding unsigned comment added by Elmaacho (talkcontribs) 13:48, 22 July 2012 (UTC)

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Incomplete DYK nomination[edit]

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Deletion of WP Symposium[edit]

Hi there,

As the producer of WP Symposium I would like ask for its re-statement.

It was remiss of me not to add 3rd party references of which there are many and I will gladly do so.

Users of WP Symposium have raised its removal as many fou d the page useful in initially understanding what the purpose of the open source WordPress plugin is (similar to BuddyPress which also has a Wikipedia page).

Could we please discuss so I can understand how I can help?

Many thanks, Simon Goodchild Simon.goodchild (talk) 13:00, 9 August 2012 (UTC)

Restore deleted article[edit]

Good morning Whouk,

About a month ago I've requested to delete an articular I wrote about Arnon Goldfinger - film director. The reason for my request was my intentions to re-write the article. Unfortunately I realized I requested to delete the wrong article. I would greatly appreciate if my original article can be restored. It was an honest mistake which caused me great grief. I trust you to contact me if any more information is required.

Thank you in advance


mioname (talk) 7:55, 12 August 2012 (UTC)

12:27, 11 July 2012 Whouk (talk | contribs) deleted page Arnon Goldfinger (G7: One author who has requested deletion or blanked the page) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Mioname (talkcontribs)

DYK for Dieudonné LaMothe[edit]

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David Nordfors prod[edit]

Regarding your change here [1], when was it proposed for deletion in the past? I can't see that in the history. --OpenFuture (talk) 14:12, 17 September 2012 (UTC)

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Balboa Creole French page[edit]

Hello! I was wondering if you (or someone) was going to list Balboa Creole French on the List of hoaxes on Wikipedia page? I'm the guy who flagged it as a hoax, so I was hoping it would get put up there as a point of Novice Wikipedia Editor Pride. (I would do it myself, but I since I'm not an admin & since the page was deleted I have no way of figuring out how long the page was up.) If there's a reason why it isn't going to be put up there, that's cool - I was just curious since I'm not privy to these high-level discussions. Thanks, & have a good one! CircleAdrian (talk) 16:17, 20 September 2012 (UTC)

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Hi there, I have just seen your edit here. Because now the article is not a disambiguation I was thinking, would it not be better to delete the whole article? Just an idea. Thanks.--Sal73x (talk) 17:13, 2 October 2012 (UTC)

Thanks for sorting it out. Greetings!--Sal73x (talk) 00:07, 3 October 2012 (UTC)

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Deletion of Nathalie Archangel[edit]

Hi Will, Being deleted as "non notable" is a true blow to my fragile ego... The information in the Wiki entry was indeed factually correct and the Double Platinum record I possess might beg re-consideration of the "non notable" status. Ouch


Nathalie Archangel

Deletion of Nathalie Archangel[edit]

Hi Will, Being deleted as "non notable" is a true blow to my fragile ego... The information in the Wiki entry was indeed factually correct and the Double Platinum record I possess might beg re-consideration of the "non notable" status. Ouch


Nathalie Archangel — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 04:16, 16 October 2012 (UTC)

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Dominika Wolski page[edit]

Hi, I'm Dominika Wolski; there had been a page created about me.. not sure why it was taken down. I have had news articles and sufficient publicity (including a blog on Huffington Post) to warrant a page??? If you require it to be resubmitted, happy to do so. Some of the original details were wrong but we had tried to edit it with my publicist. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 09:35, 22 October 2012 (UTC)

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Deep Dark Canyon deletion[edit]

Hey, noticed you deleted my the Deep Dark Canyon entry for not being notable. Here are some links that I hope convince you otherwise:

And there's more. Albeit, they call came after the deletion, so I don't fault your instincts. Shall we try to rebuild?

Thanks, Leon — Preceding unsigned comment added by Leongrossman (talkcontribs) 02:43, 1 November 2012 (UTC)

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You deleted an experimental band?[edit] these links seam recent to me. not sure, but this band looks active to me. saw you deleted the wiki entry.

anyhow, must have had your reasons. but I guess netlabel enthusiasts don't count. not everything is physical!

please review your decision

best, Sam — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 19:02, 28 January 2013 (UTC)

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Fiat Totem[edit]


I would like to re instate the page on the Fiat Totem which you deleted in 2012. I will simply use the Italian page on the Fiat Totem and google translate it initially. I will then gradually correct the English hopefully with other wikipedians help. the old translation which I used originally would have been more or less comprehensible to people who knew about cogeneration. There are no copywright issues as far as I can see.

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About Springfield, Tasmania[edit]

Hi Whouk!

  • 12:09, 16 August 2012 Whouk (talk | contribs) deleted page Springfield, Tasmania (Expired PROD, concern was: not a suburb, not an official locality, a few streets in Moonah with a local name. No real content so our readership will not be deprived.)

I've Wikipedia:Ignore all rules'd (which I would much prefer be called Wikipedia:Ignore one rule) and boldly re-created Springfield, Tasmania as a WP:redirect to West Moonah, Tasmania
Springfield was historically an actual suburb. When I worked in pizzeria in Moonah, I delivered a lot of pizzas there. Face-smile.svg
Fine with me if you delete it again. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Shirt58 (talkcontribs) 10:08, 7 February 2013

Taking umbrage to a deletion....[edit]

Hello Will!

My name is Nathalie Archangel and I understand you deleted a short biography someone was kind enough to post about me. It seems I am "Not Noteworthy" OUCH

Do Google me, listen to my new record and reconsider.....


Nathalie — Preceding unsigned comment added by Narchangel (talkcontribs) 05:12, 3 April 2013 (UTC)

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restore Sirah (rapper) into my userspace?--Launchballer 10:55, 7 April 2013 (UTC)

Erm, thank you. While I'm at it, could you move the page history of Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Monyaka to Monyaka? I created it as an IP several years ago and I don't want to see my handiwork wasted.--Launchballer 13:16, 8 April 2013 (UTC)

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Deleted article[edit]

I want to make a new page about Synthetic Scar but you deleted it because of WP:GNG. What should I do so that my page doesn't get deleted? — Preceding unsigned comment added by SingleCasulty (talkcontribs) 11:44, 17 April 2013 (UTC)

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Extended confirmed protection[edit]

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Extended confirmed protection (also known as "30/500 protection") is a new level of page protection that only allows edits from accounts at least 30 days old and with 500 edits. The automatically assigned "extended confirmed" user right was created for this purpose. The protection level was created following this community discussion with the primary intention of enforcing various arbitration remedies that prohibited editors under the "30 days/500 edits" threshold to edit certain topic areas.

In July and August 2016, a request for comment established consensus for community use of the new protection level. Administrators are authorized to apply extended confirmed protection to combat any form of disruption (e.g. vandalism, sock puppetry, edit warring, etc.) on any topic, subject to the following conditions:

  • Extended confirmed protection may only be used in cases where semi-protection has proven ineffective. It should not be used as a first resort.
  • A bot will post a notification at Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard of each use. MusikBot currently does this by updating a report, which is transcluded onto the noticeboard.
Please review the protection policy carefully before using this new level of protection on pages. Thank you.
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Two-Factor Authentication now available for admins[edit]


Please note that TOTP based two-factor authentication is now available for all administrators. In light of the recent compromised accounts, you are encouraged to add this additional layer of security to your account. It may be enabled on your preferences page in the "User profile" tab under the "Basic information" section. For basic instructions on how to enable two-factor authentication, please see the developing help page for additional information. Important: Be sure to record the two-factor authentication key and the single use keys. If you lose your two factor authentication and do not have the keys, it's possible that your account will not be recoverable. Furthermore, you are encouraged to utilize a unique password and two-factor authentication for the email account associated with your Wikimedia account. This measure will assist in safeguarding your account from malicious password resets. Comments, questions, and concerns may be directed to the thread on the administrators' noticeboard. MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 20:33, 12 November 2016 (UTC)

A new user right for New Page Patrollers[edit]

Hi Whouk.

A new user group, New Page Reviewer, has been created in a move to greatly improve the standard of new page patrolling. The user right can be granted by any admin at PERM. It is highly recommended that admins look beyond the simple numerical threshold and satisfy themselves that the candidates have the required skills of communication and an advanced knowledge of notability and deletion. Admins are automatically included in this user right.

It is anticipated that this user right will significantly reduce the work load of admins who patrol the performance of the patrollers. However,due to the complexity of the rollout, some rights may have been accorded that may later need to be withdrawn, so some help will still be needed to some extent when discovering wrongly applied deletion tags or inappropriate pages that escape the attention of less experienced reviewers, and above all, hasty and bitey tagging for maintenance. User warnings are available here but very often a friendly custom message works best.

If you have any questions about this user right, don't hesitate to join us at WT:NPR. (Sent to all admins).MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 13:48, 15 November 2016 (UTC)

ArbCom Elections 2016: Voting now open![edit]

Scale of justice 2.svg Hello, Whouk. Voting in the 2016 Arbitration Committee elections is open from Monday, 00:00, 21 November through Sunday, 23:59, 4 December to all unblocked users who have registered an account before Wednesday, 00:00, 28 October 2016 and have made at least 150 mainspace edits before Sunday, 00:00, 1 November 2016.

The Arbitration Committee is the panel of editors responsible for conducting the Wikipedia arbitration process. It has the authority to impose binding solutions to disputes between editors, primarily for serious conduct disputes the community has been unable to resolve. This includes the authority to impose site bans, topic bans, editing restrictions, and other measures needed to maintain our editing environment. The arbitration policy describes the Committee's roles and responsibilities in greater detail.

If you wish to participate in the 2016 election, please review the candidates' statements and submit your choices on the voting page. MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 22:08, 21 November 2016 (UTC)

Administrators' newsletter - February 2017[edit]

News and updates for administrators from the past month (January 2017). This first issue is being sent out to all administrators, if you wish to keep receiving it please subscribe. Your feedback is welcomed.

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  • When performing some administrative actions the reason field briefly gave suggestions as text was typed. This change has since been reverted so that issues with the implementation can be addressed. (T34950)
  • Following the latest RfC concluding that Pending Changes 2 should not be used on the English Wikipedia, an RfC closed with consensus to remove the options for using it from the page protection interface, a change which has now been made. (T156448)
  • The Foundation has announced a new community health initiative to combat harassment. This should bring numerous improvements to tools for admins and CheckUsers in 2017.

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  • JohnCD (John Cameron Deas) passed away on 30 December 2016. John began editing Wikipedia seriously during 2007 and became an administrator in November 2009.

13:38, 1 February 2017 (UTC)

Wikiproject Spoken Wikipedia Revival[edit]

Information icon Hello, I'm Jamesjpk. I wanted to let you know that the Wikiproject Spoken Wikipedia, has been tagged with a semi-active tag. I am messaging you about this because you are listed under the wiki-project's list of active participants. Please contribute to the WikiProject if you want to keep it alive! I hope that it becomes active again! Jamesjpk (talk) 22:25, 9 April 2017 (UTC)