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Weather lore[edit]

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Result: Delisted per consensus. Fails WP:WIAGA. PeterSymonds | talk 13:23, 23 March 2008 (UTC)

After reviewing this article for GA Sweeps, I'm not entirely sure if this article should remain a GA, and would like feedback from other editors. The article contains multiple poems, verses, and quotes about weather forecasting before scientific measurements were widely used, and following each one is a brief explanation for why the thought was actually accurate or not. The article has research/sources for many of the explanations provided, but for some, no source is present to verify the thoughts that are explained. I believe it is possible that there may be some original research, but would like other editors to take a look to see what you think. As a side note, do you believe that these poems/verses/quotes should be sourced or are these commonplace? --Nehrams2020 (talk) 01:34, 14 March 2008 (UTC)

Wow. Wretchedly-composed prose supplemented by an anthology of trite verse. My thoughts:

I once read an article so bad
It made me feel quite, quite sad
That it was list as "Good"
When I thought that it should
Be downgraded and listed as "B"

Delist. Majoreditor (talk) 02:59, 14 March 2008 (UTC)

Delist I think those quotes ought to be sourced, I've never heard any of them (a sign that the article might not have a worldwide view btw). And the article does not tell us who has these beliefs, and does a number a very bold claims in the unreferenced paragraphs. Narayanese (talk) 05:10, 15 March 2008 (UTC)