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November 27[edit]

Is there a template for currency conversion to modern equivalent?[edit]

Is there a template that will convert USD from past amounts to also show current equivalent? -- TRPoD aka The Red Pen of Doom 03:00, 27 November 2015 (UTC)

See {{Inflation}}. PrimeHunter (talk) 04:17, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
Thanks! It has a warning that it should only be used for certain items. Would it be appropriate to use to convert an early twentieth century prize into current value? In 1908 she won a $10,000 prize (equivalent to $263,370 in 2015). -- TRPoD aka The Red Pen of Doom 13:22, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
It may be problematic. Is it equivalent in what you can buy for it, in what it means compared to a normal income, in what size of prizes may be available today for similar things, or what? "What you can buy" is probably the natural assumption. Rounding should be used to avoid false precision. |r=-4 gives: equivalent to $260,000 in 2015 PrimeHunter (talk) 01:48, 28 November 2015 (UTC)


What is that kind of text such like 😂😐😈👔👖👑👗👠👘 🎓👑 🙆🙆🙆🙆 — Preceding unsigned comment added by UY4Xe8VM5VYxaQQ (talkcontribs) 10:52, 27 November 2015 (UTC)

@UY4Xe8VM5VYxaQQ: Emojis? Jjamesryan (talk) 10:55, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
thete can be only input from smartphones 👧
Here is a link to our Emoji article CaptRik (talk) 11:01, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
@UY4Xe8VM5VYxaQQ: They are supposed to display graphic symbols with faces or clothes. What you actually see will depend on your browser. In Firefox I see squares with hexadecimal numbers. Copy-paste the symbols to the "Characters" field at and click "View in UniView". Then you can see what each character is called and how it should look. PrimeHunter (talk) 12:33, 27 November 2015 (UTC)


How to use voice input method into Wikipedia~~…UY4Xe8VM5VYxaQQ (talk) 11:20, 27 November 2015 (UTC)

Hello @UY4Xe8VM5VYxaQQ: People at Wikipedia:WikiProject Accessibility may have help for you with that. -- TRPoD aka The Red Pen of Doom 18:29, 27 November 2015 (UTC)


Nusrat Faria Mazhar In this page the picture used is of good quality but so big that the face is not visible.

Someone could crop this picture, so that face is visible --The Avengers 12:48, 27 November 2015 (UTC)

I'm not necessarily arguing against changing the existing picture, but if you simply single-click on it, a larger version is displayed in which the singer's face is clearly seen. {The poster formerly known as} (talk) 14:48, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done, not by cropping the original image, but by putting a cropped region of it in the infobox. Maproom (talk) 15:16, 27 November 2015 (UTC)

Who is David Cole (aka primework123)?[edit]

Does the work (number theory or theory of prime numbers...) of David Cole (aka primework123) merit some recognition? He has formulated the Sum of Primes (SOP) Conjecture other stuff including the 'A Prime Model' on the properties of prime numbers and 'Theory of Something' on matter and energy and so forth...

Thank you! — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2602:306:3305:950:B9DD:3572:3F79:A48 (talk) 13:45, 27 November 2015 (UTC)

Does he meet the basic requirements for a stand alone article? or the alternative criteria for an academic? -- TRPoD aka The Red Pen of Doom 14:02, 27 November 2015 (UTC)

The National[edit]

A quick question about newspaper front page images. Yesterday evening someone replaced this image of the inaugural front page with this one of a more recent edition that attracted some social media interest, but I reverted it on the grounds I didn't think it was licensed properly for use here. The user who added it argues that it reflects the newspaper more accurately, and has since updated the license, and re-added it. I'm not an expert on image licensing policy so I wondered if someone else with a bit more experience in this field could check it out. This is currently a good article so should be kept in reasonable condition. Cheers This is Paul (talk) 13:59, 27 November 2015 (UTC)

I don't know of any guidelines but after taking a look at other articles about other magazines, it seems that there is a split between using a recent cover in the infobox and using the magazine's logo. In both cases in my admittedly non-scientific study, the cover image of the first issue was used further down in the History section of the article. This makes sense to me as a reader of the article may look at an article here, see the more recent cover, and think "Oh, I've seen that magazine" and have more recognition of the topic. Also, the first cover seems more apropos to have in a history section. Dismas|(talk) 14:23, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
ok thanks for taking a look. Just wanted to be sure it was usable. Adding the older one to the history section sounds like a good plan. This is Paul (talk) 14:31, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
Hey Paul Whether fair use on other grounds is sustained aside, that cover violates the fair use doctrine's minimal extent of use standard. The cover requires reduction to a low resolution image (and the text of the fair use rationale referring to it being high resolution is misplaced and needs changing).--Fuhghettaboutit (talk) 16:47, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
Yeah, probably best to take it out then if the resolution is that good. I must confess I hadn't noticed the comment about resolution, and I wonder if it's been copied from their website. Also from what I can see of it the masthead doesn't look that much different to that on the first edition. This is Paul (talk) 17:07, 27 November 2015 (UTC)

Help:Cite errors/Cite error included ref[edit]

correct tags please by removal of them — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:10, 27 November 2015‎ (UTC)

You haven't told which article it is that you want corrected. Maybe it is Greta Garbo. I have corrected a red error message there, caused by defining the same named reference twice. I have also undone your deletion there of referenced text: Wikipedia relies on reliable independent published sources, rather than "the estate of garbo and her neice". Maproom (talk) 16:45, 27 November 2015 (UTC)


Hussein, Crown Prince of Jordan article doesnt have a clear picture of him, the one used in the infobox is barely identifiable. Searching the internet I found no uncopyrighted pictures of this person, but his personal website has a picture of him here. It might not be copyrighted, even if it was, would its upload for use as identification in his own article be seen as copyright violation? Considering the fact that there are zero alternatives...--Makeandtoss (talk) 18:08, 27 November 2015 (UTC)

It is untrue to say that there are zero alternatives. Someone can take a photo of him and release it. Hence for living subjects non-free images are not accepted. --David Biddulph (talk) 18:16, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
Currently zero alternatives*...--Makeandtoss (talk) 18:21, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
The answers to your question are : any image is automatically copyright, so the image on his website most certainly is copyright (the copyright owner might have released it under a free use license, but that is highly unlikely, and in any case we only use those that are verifiably released under appropriate free use licensing ). And, no, utilizing a picture of someone an article about them in no way supersedes the need for an appropriate free use release. -- TRPoD aka The Red Pen of Doom 18:35, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
@Makeandtoss: You could try contacting the Jordanian government or royal family as described at WP:COPYREQ and asking them to upload a free-licensed portrait of the prince. —teb728 t c 00:39, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

Expired BLPPROD[edit]

I tagged an article for proposed deletion as an unreferenced BLP on 17 November. I noticed it showing up on my watchlist today as having had minor edits made that don't add the required reference. Can an article that has been proposed for deletion or proposed for deletion as an unreferenced BLP be tagged for speedy deletion? With what criterion? Robert McClenon (talk) 20:27, 27 November 2015 (UTC)

Also, is there a list that can be viewed by administrators of articles that have been tagged for more than seven days? Robert McClenon (talk) 20:27, 27 November 2015 (UTC)

You don't need to tag it as an admin will come by sooner or later and deal with the expired prods. This Wikipedia:PRODSUM is all the prod in chronological order. -- GB fan 20:36, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
Thank you for identifying the list. I see the article in question, and will wait until an admin works off the backlog. Robert McClenon (talk) 21:15, 27 November 2015 (UTC)


You have an article about István Rusznyák 1889-1974,Hungarian scientist.Could you please let me know your sources for the article.

20:57, 27 November 2015 (UTC) (talk)

As the article about István Rusznyák clearly states, there is only one reference:- Schneider, William H. (2002). Rockefeller Philanthropy and Modern Biomedicine. Indiana University Press. p. 96. ISBN 0253109604.
Unfortunately, this page is not available in the on-line Google books version, which does not include pages 80-250 - but we assume good faith that the citations are correct. Clearly. only having one source is not ideal - if you have other sources, please add them to the article - Arjayay (talk) 21:09, 27 November 2015 (UTC)
If you are interested in the topic, you could also ask other main editors of the article for further information. Click "View history" on the article page to see an overview about the article's history and a list of all editors. Main contributors might have additional information about the topic, or where the information was originally taken from. GermanJoe (talk) 00:54, 28 November 2015 (UTC)
FWIW, I suspect the (one) reference is about his scientific contributions, and not his personal history, so I've added a BLP unsourced section tag to that. Rwessel (talk) 05:42, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

November 28[edit]

Family of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge[edit]

Have I done the dates in ref number 50 correctly on this page? Thanks (talk) 00:17, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

I don't see a problem with it. Dismas|(talk) 00:19, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

Talk page: missing unsigned IP[edit]

I want to make clear that an entry after mine of a Talk page is not indeed mine. The comment however has no signature at all and the IP signature bot seems to have missed it also. Looking at the Talk page history, the comment was made on the same day as mine, but there apparently no record of the unsigned contributor. How can this be fixed? truthdowser (talk) 01:06, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

It isn't clear what the subject of this inquiry is. There have been no recent edits to that talk page. Robert McClenon (talk) 01:14, 28 November 2015 (UTC)
The paragraph was entered by this edit with two paragraphs of different indentation, and another editor subsequently posted between the two paragraphs. Maybe the solution is to copy the signature on the second paragraph to the first. —teb728 t c 01:26, 28 November 2015 (UTC)
(edit conflict) @Truthdowser: I guess you refer to [1] although it wasn't an IP. The edit was signed but inappropriately used two different indentations, and somebody later placed a new post between the two parts. I have assembled the two parts.[2] Does that fix your concern? PrimeHunter (talk) 01:34, 28 November 2015 (UTC)
Thank you much for sorting this out, making the fix and explaining the situation. I wanted to fix the Talk page confusion before I made an edit to the article. There was a personal interest due to my old comment and an interest as an editor as to what to do when a IP autosign bot missed a talk entry. Now I see that I had totally misunderstood what had happened. The IP autosign bot didn't miss anything. truthdowser (talk) 15:32, 29 November 2015 (UTC)

Jazz Trombone category[edit]

Could you please add Ira Nepus to your Jazz Trombonists.

See or for more information. Thank you so very much! — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 05:24, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

It doesn't look like we have an article on this person yet. That would be the first step. If you are willing to start it yourself, you could do so at articles for creation. NinjaRobotPirate (talk) 06:09, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

Family of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge[edit]

Please help with ref. number 51 on the above page. I stuffed it up. Thanks Srbernadette (talk) 09:05, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

Fixed with this edit. You left the cite news template open. —teb728 t c 09:14, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

Another queery![edit]

I have removed a line form the "Maternal ancestry - Goldsmith" section on the above page: ==Family of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge==. We could find NO citations for it at all. Was this added line a type of vandalism? Thanks and please check the page (talk) 10:24, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

I see no reason to think that the line was added as vandalism. Someone had added a [citation needed] tag to it last month - it might have been better to leave it there, with the tag, for longer, so as to give other editors a chance to find a reference. I found and added references for both the sentences you deleted, by Googling for "Sophia Goldsmith married Henry Hickmott", and reading the second page listed (the first was the Wikipedia article itself). Maproom (talk) 10:57, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

Ronnie Apteker[edit]


I wish to create a page about Ronnie Apteker, South African entrepreneur and film producer. However, Wiki seems to think that a page with that title already exists - but it is merely a redirect to Internet Solutions, the IT company he set up. Is it possible to remove that redirect so that a proper Ronnie Apteker page can be created? Any help/advice much appreciated Picknick99 (talk) 12:23, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

You do not need to remove the redirect. Just expand it into the article. Ruslik_Zero 12:50, 28 November 2015 (UTC)
See Wikipedia:Redirect#How to edit a redirect or convert it into an article. PrimeHunter (talk) 12:54, 28 November 2015 (UTC)
But since you have already created the draft in your sandbox, Picknick99, it would be better to ask an admin to move your draft over the redirect, rather than doing a copy-and-paste yourself. In fact, my suggestion would be to request a review by adding {{subst:submit}} to the top of your draft. When your draft is accepted, the accepting reviewer will arrange for it to be moved to the right place. --ColinFine (talk) 15:10, 28 November 2015 (UTC) --ColinFine (talk) 15:10, 28 November 2015 (UTC)
I moved the draft to draft space as Draft:Ronnie Apteker. I neither accepted nor declined the draft, but advised the author to remove promotional language. The redirect will still need admin action when the article is approved. Robert McClenon (talk) 18:50, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

Please add this content to Telaga Caste[edit]

<copyright-violating material deleted>

— Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 14:19, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

Information can't be added to a Wikipedia article unless it is supported by reputable published sources. The text proposed here does not give any source information at all. More importantly, the text looks was copied directly from, which makes it a copyright violation. Looie496 (talk) 14:45, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

Mudi Association of Canada has new website address[edit] — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 14:38, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

Thank you for mentioning this. I have updated Mudi. Maproom (talk) 17:31, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

Gregory Ulas Powell[edit]

I have recently created the biographical article, Gregory Powell (murderer). The article is about Gregory Ulas Powell, one of two men responsible for The Onion Field crime. I am aware that there is a redirect in Wikipedia by the name of Gregory Ulas Powell. Would it be logic to nominate this redirect for deletion since I have already created this article about Powell? Hitcher vs. Candyman (talk) 19:01, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

I've modified the redirect to point to your new page instead. CaptRik (talk) 19:06, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

Deletions from filmography[edit]

Hello, some people are deleting red and black film entries on actors filmography on the actors biography pages.Is this right.? Personally I like to see the full list of their work and would rather blacken red links than delete them.Also l've seen very small film stubs have their named cast lists reduced from 8 to4 because they have black links ,it seems too much reduction for a stub.Thanks87.113.39.93 (talk) 19:23, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

Wikipedia is an encyclopedia, not a catalog. An article like Hal Walters has three serious defects: it says very little about its subject, it has no acceptable references, and its list of films in which he appeared is much too long. I don't know what the official guidelines say; but I believe that if the lists of works in any article together exceed the length of the rest of the article, they are too long and should be trimmed. Maproom (talk) 19:43, 28 November 2015 (UTC)
Thanks but I disagree about reducing the list of someone's life work,of course the article is very lacking otherwise.Wickipedia should give comprehensive information not edited highlights which are very subjective. (talk) 19:52, 28 November 2015 (UTC)
IMDB attempts to give comprehensive lists of data. We aim to provide encyclopedic coverage. -- TRPoD aka The Red Pen of Doom 19:59, 28 November 2015 (UTC)
Indeed. Wikipedia is not an indiscriminate collection of information. --ColinFine (talk) 20:24, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

How pompous can you get? (talk) 20:31, 28 November 2015 (UTC) Advisors on help desk should be polite not rude and why stalk what page I was on before? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:36, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

When you come to the Help Desk and ask a vague question or state a vague complaint, in order to know what the issue is, it is common to check your edit history. Checking your edit history in order to understand what you are asking is not considered stalking, just getting information. Complaining pompously about pomposity is not collaborative editing. If you have any specific issues about any specific article, discuss on the article talk page. Robert McClenon (talk) 20:46, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

OK, I withdraw the stalking comment but I consider the responses to be lacking in civility. (talk) 20:55, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

Pot. Kettle. Black. Robert McClenon (talk) 22:50, 28 November 2015 (UTC)
Welcome to the Teahouse, Since there seems to be very little biographical information available on Hal Walters, it might make sense to call it Hal Walters discography and classify it as a list. There are lots of filmographies on Wikipedia (see Category:Filmographies); and it is reasonable (and common practice) to include all of the films for a given actor. Indeed, this is one of the common selection criteria ("Short, complete lists of every item that is verifiably a member of the group"). It's probably unusual to have a filmography for someone who is not notable enough for their own article, but it could be argued that the list is notable since there are reliable independent sources for it. I suggest that you discuss the issue at Talk:Hal Walters and maybe at Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Film. RockMagnetist(talk) 23:38, 28 November 2015 (UTC)
Welcome to the Help Desk, User:RockMagnetist. I don't think that the IP would have gotten different advice at the Teahouse. Robert McClenon (talk) 23:48, 28 November 2015 (UTC)
Sorry for the confusion! I spend more time there. RockMagnetist(talk) 23:51, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

Liza JK birth date and more[edit]

Hi, everyone know what is Liza Jacqueline Kaplan's official birth date and birth place? I can only found feb 20 82, on database's. and everyone know what is her currently occuptian.--Maxie1hoi (talk) 22:25, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

The article in question is Liza Jacqueline Kaplan. It contains non-neutral language. Robert McClenon (talk) 22:40, 28 November 2015 (UTC)
That article is a re-creation of an article that was redirected pursuant to a deletion discussion. As a result, I have tagged it for speedy deletion. Robert McClenon (talk) 22:49, 28 November 2015 (UTC)
Duh I knew it. The reason that I re-creat it was this reason: We have now a refrence and a part of her bio.--Maxie1hoi (talk) 10:09, 29 November 2015 (UTC)

November 29[edit]

Use of military infoboxes[edit]

I've noticed many infoboxes being populated with template:Infobox military person for non-military notables, especially actors, who spent some time in the army. See for instance Telly Savalas and Karl Malden. The template description is vague about when to use it. Most are being macro-added by an IP, with some ruining the TOC formatting, as for James Earl Jones (now fixed). Is this a proper use of the template? --Light show (talk) 00:01, 29 November 2015 (UTC)

I think it would be better to ask this question at WP:MILHIST or template's talk page. --Edgars2007 (talk/contribs) 14:06, 29 November 2015 (UTC)

Displayed image differs from uploaded image[edit]

Hi, I recently uploaded a new version of to Wikimedia Commons for the article on GIMP. However, the image on the article and the media information page differ from the actual current file, which is also what shows up on the Wikipedia mobile app. I'm not really sure what to do... help would be appreciated! Transfat0g (talk) 00:11, 29 November 2015 (UTC)

@Transfat0g: There is sometimes a delay in generating scaled versions at different sizes when a new version of an image is uploaded. At Wikipedia:Village pump (technical)/Archive 142#Image purge it took a couple of days and none of the suggested purge methods could speed it up. The only immediate fix I know is to request a size that isn't already cached, for example by setting |screenshot size = 299px in the infobox parameter instead of getting the default 300px. But in this case it doesn't seem important which version is displayed so I suggest to just wait. PrimeHunter (talk) 01:27, 29 November 2015 (UTC)
The new version of the image is now displayed everywhere. I didn't do anything to make it happen. PrimeHunter (talk) 13:55, 30 November 2015 (UTC)

AFC: Removing decline comments[edit]

None of the AFC help desks appear to be where to ask this question, so I am asking at the main Help Desk. At AFC, the author of one draft article that is being declined as reading like an advertisement is deleting the previous reviewer decline notes and resubmitting the draft. I haven't looked for a specific rule against this, but I am sure that it is contrary to policy, among other things as an attempt to game the system, by trying to deny subsequent reviewers information of the opinions of previous reviewers. I see that there are special templates to warn an editor for removing various sorts of deletion notices, but I don't see a template for removing AFC history. I templated the editor for disruptive editing because that is the general issue. Am I correct that removing the AFC history is inappropriate? How would other AFC reviewers deal with this? If I see that article submitted again, should I go ahead and nominate it for deletion as a waste of reviewer time? Robert McClenon (talk) 01:25, 29 November 2015 (UTC)

Standard practice is to simply restore the deleted AFC history and explain to the submitter that the history helps us to better assist them. AFC Reviewers do want to see the history of the draft so that recurrent problems or difficulties can be identified and the submitter given appropriate assistance. However in this case where the issue is a "vexatious" submitter MFD is appropriate - after restoring the AFC history. BTW you can direct questions about AFC reviewing to Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Articles for creation/Reviewer help - it's one of two "sub-links" on the "Talk" tab. Roger (Dodger67) (talk) 19:29, 29 November 2015 (UTC)
Forgot to ping! Robert McClenon -- Roger (Dodger67) (talk) 19:31, 29 November 2015 (UTC)
Thank you. Robert McClenon (talk) 21:35, 29 November 2015 (UTC)

How to deal with a problem editor[edit]

How does one deal with an edit like this? I've already reverted twice. Another time isn't going to make a dent in this editor's point of view. (talk) 03:07, 29 November 2015 (UTC)

The first thing you do is discuss it on the article's talk page. If you cannot reach consensus there, you move to further steps in the Dispute resolution policy. --ColinFine (talk) 09:49, 29 November 2015 (UTC)

James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce[edit]

Please check ref. number 22 on the above page. I don't know what is wrong with it. Thanks (talk) 05:31, 29 November 2015 (UTC)

Done - Hello, I just exchanged "date" and "accessdate". The former is the source's actual date (when it was written or published), the latter is the date when the URL was last accessed to read the source content. Template:cite web has more information about the various parameters. GermanJoe (talk) 05:48, 29 November 2015 (UTC)

Use of ®, © + ™ symbols[edit]

I am sure I have seen a guideline, that we should not be using symbols such as ® or © or ™ in articles
I wanted to cite the guideline when removing some ® symbols - but couldn't find it. Is there such a guideline? - or is my memory playing tricks (again) ? - Arjayay (talk) 19:11, 29 November 2015 (UTC)

WP:TRADEMARK, currently the fifth bullet point under General rules. —Cryptic 19:14, 29 November 2015 (UTC)
Thanks Cryptic - I was sure I'd seen it but couldn't find it - probably because I started looking for ® not ™ - Arjayay (talk) 19:22, 29 November 2015 (UTC)
You can search projects pages by placing WP: before the search term. WP:® and WP:™ both redirect there (WP:© has another target). PrimeHunter (talk) 23:04, 29 November 2015 (UTC)

How to describe a footer for a user page?[edit]

How do I make my user page "footer" get treated as such? My user page is organized into sections and subsections. At the end, I have a footer, consisting of a signature and a couple of tack-ons. I currently express that as a separate fake section using "== ==". I'm happy with no table of contents for now, but if I chose to use a TOC, the "footer" would be treated as a section. How do I identify the footer as such, so that WP renders it properly, and doesn't treat it as a section? Thanks. Willondon (talk) 20:51, 29 November 2015 (UTC)

How do you want it to render? You can make a horizontal line with four or more ----. PrimeHunter (talk) 22:55, 29 November 2015 (UTC)
I've commented out the "no table of contents" directive on this version, to show you what I mean. The "footer", saying "Cheers, Willondon", etc. is seen as a third section (since I faked it with "== =="). If I don't do that, the "footer" is considered as part of the last section (Miscellaneous things). I guess what I'm looking for is some code to indicate "the sections are done; treat the rest as the end part of the article, a footer, and don't include it in the table of contents". Willondon (talk) 01:52, 30 November 2015 (UTC)
I still don't know what you want. If you don't want it to have its own entry in the table of contents then just don't make a section heading for it. If you want source text at the end which is not included when the last section is edited then it is not possible. PrimeHunter (talk) 02:58, 30 November 2015 (UTC)
Yes, that last thing is what I wanted. Thanks for your help, and informing me that it's not possible. Willondon (talk) 03:24, 30 November 2015 (UTC)

Image removal[edit]

I added an image on Paul Telfer's Wiki site and now it's been removed.

Why was it removed after I sited sources and creative commons citations?

Thank you.— Preceding unsigned comment added by Dnormand (talkcontribs)

The deletion log is at commons:File:Paul Telfer-actor.jpg. You were notified at commons:User talk:Dnormand#File tagging File:Paul Telfer-actor.jpg. The deleted page can only be seen by Commons administrators so I don't know what it said. PrimeHunter (talk) 23:14, 29 November 2015 (UTC)
(e/c) Hi Dnormand. Your edit to Wikipedia's article on Paul Telfer (not Paul Telfer's Wiki site) was reverted probably because the image was deleted from the Commons. ...Text removed as redundant to the above... In short, did you take this picture yourself? If not, what made you think it was under a suitable free license or in the public domain? I note that there is an image by this name at Wikia but it appears to be a copyright violation. As for the nature of the revert by Materialscientist – done using rollback which is only for edits clearly made in bad faith – I don't know why that occurred or whether there's some background here I'm not aware of that would support that. Best regards--Fuhghettaboutit (talk) 23:32, 29 November 2015 (UTC)

November 30[edit]

Please Help!! my wikipedia page is not live (expired)!![edit]


Hope you are doing well.

I have created a page i.e. Salequick in "" on date 19-Nov-2015. I have also optimize it (according to your wiki guidelines) by adding required information and add unique (informative) content on this page. At that time my wiki page was live and opening properly but today i am not found and my login details are also not working.

I want to see my page in wikipedia. So, Kindly assist me on this, So that i can optimize the page as per your guidelines.

I am looking for your prompt action on this.

Have a graet day ahead.


Keshaw — Preceding unsigned comment added by Keshaw1992 (talkcontribs) 01:45, 30 November 2015‎ (UTC)

Wikipedia is not for advertising ones own production, and the article at that location has been deleted as advertising twice within the last two weeks. Please see WP:NOTADVERTISING. If you feel your company meets the guidelines in Wikipedia:Notability (organizations and companies), you can request that someone write the article from secondary sources at Wikipedia:Requested articles.Naraht (talk) 05:54, 30 November 2015 (UTC)

DailyMail as a source[edit]

Hi, Can the Daily Mail be used as a source?, I'm convinced I read somewhere it shouldn't be used as such and rather annoyingly I've followed that for the last 2-3 years... and it now turns out I could be completely wrong?!, Anyway thanks, –Davey2010Talk 02:13, 30 November 2015 (UTC)

The Daily Mail is listed at Wikipedia:Potentially unreliable sources.--Shantavira|feed me 09:56, 30 November 2015 (UTC)

Help:Cite errors/Cite error ref too many keys[edit]

I believe we should add a production code on the Teen Titans Go! page (talk) 02:32, 30 November 2015 (UTC) Rickey Claiborne

The reason that the error was flagged was that you had put the "Production Code" parameter in the middle of a reference, hence breaking the reference. Your edit has therefore been reverted by a bot. Note also that in {{Episode list}} the name of the parameter is "ProdCode". --David Biddulph (talk) 10:04, 30 November 2015 (UTC)

how to correct "{{#coordinates:}}: cannot have more than one primary tag per page" (two sets of coordinates in the same article)[edit]

In Vare-Washington School I have two NRHP infoboxes since this school occupied two different buildings. I get a "{{#coordinates:}}: cannot have more than one primary tag per page" error as a result. What should I do to fix it? WhisperToMe (talk) 05:22, 30 November 2015 (UTC)

Fixed with this edit (removed title from second infobox). --Edgars2007 (talk/contribs) 07:45, 30 November 2015 (UTC)
Thank you! WhisperToMe (talk) 10:37, 30 November 2015 (UTC)

How to change page title[edit]

I want to change page title. Right now the page title is User:Anshuranisingh/sandbox, i want to replace it with Tulsi Tanti. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Anshuranisingh (talkcontribs) 06:58, 30 November 2015‎ (UTC)

@Anshuranisingh: I would advise against doing so. As the reviewer stated , the content is not ready for main space and if you move it there without addressing the concerns it will be headed for deletion. BUT if you are determined, there is a tab at the top of the page that says "move" and instructions here WP:MOVE. -- TRPoD aka The Red Pen of Doom 12:32, 30 November 2015 (UTC)

Cannot edit in VE[edit]


I have a difficulties with editing via VE. When I click on Edit, nothing happens. Somoene told me it might be an interaction with a Gadget, but I havent found out which Gadget may cause it. Any idea? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Juandev (talkcontribs) 09:07, 30 November 2015‎ (UTC)

@Juandev: Special:Contributions/Juandev shows two VE edits three minutes before posting here. How did you make them? If your problem is at another wiki or a specific page then please name it. Also name your browser. Does it work when you are logged out? If there is no VE edit link for logged out users then click the source edit link and manually change action=edit to veaction=edit in the url. When you say nothing happens, do you mean the url in the browser address bar doesn't change and there are no signs the browser is trying to load something? PrimeHunter (talk) 13:50, 30 November 2015 (UTC)

Change name for the pages[edit]

Hi We will like to request the page title change for zh:Radio 1003 to UFM100.3 and if you are able to include the information box on the right hand side to the page as well and request the page title change for UFM 1003 to UFM100.3.

Thanks:) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Xiaowei87~enwiki (talkcontribs) 10:20, 30 November 2015‎ (UTC)

Barry Dufour[edit]

I have contacted you recently. But nothing has changed. I am concerned that the wikipedia entry on me- my biography - still says at then top that the article has multiple issues. It does not - because the people who write this for me have addressed Wikipedia's concerns. Retaining the statement at them top - this article has multiple issues - makes me look bad and causes reputation damage. Can you please get one of your editors to modify this. Please note I am a big fan of wikipedia and have previously donated money - so I do expect a good service!

Barry Dufour

The wikipedia page is: Barry Dufour — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs)

I don't see that the issues flagged had been in any way addressed - and I see many other issues that had not been previously flagged, so I have added those banners.
And "people who write this for you" need to declare their conflict of interest. -- TRPoD aka The Red Pen of Doom 11:37, 30 November 2015 (UTC)
Thank you for your financial contribution. But please note, that was a charitable donation to support Wikipedia in its goal to be a free encyclopedia. Not a payment for a listing in a directory. -- TRPoD aka The Red Pen of Doom 11:41, 30 November 2015 (UTC)

A quick view leads me to believe this might be a case of WP:TNT where the current advertorial is essentially unsalvageable but we can possibly replace it with a short stub that does meet the appropriate standards WP:GNG / WP:NPOV particularly under WP:AUTHOR if it is the same Barry Dufour who wrote both The World of Pop and Rock and edited New Movements in the Social Sciences and Humanities. I will try to have a look at this later. -- TRPoD aka The Red Pen of Doom 12:48, 30 November 2015 (UTC)

@TheRedPenOfDoom: Most probably this is the same person — the two books you mention above are listed in Barry Dufour#Principal books as the second and third position. --CiaPan (talk) 13:18, 30 November 2015 (UTC)


Hi everyone!

I'm an editing newbie working on the draft at Draft:This Week Newspaper

Try as I might and despite web research, I've failed to nail the Wiki markup needed for reference number mouseovers. There appear to be different methods but I'm not familiar enough with code to determine a good practice standard. I've turned to the Open Data Institute who are all about coding standards and provided the example below:

The mouseover code they use for '[4]" in the sentence 'There are currently 13 nodes acting as catalysts for open data business development and training." can be seen at Open Data Institute

Any advice would be welcome. I just need pointing in the right direction. :)

Best wishes, Terry — Preceding unsigned comment added by Caerhys (talkcontribs) 13:45, 30 November 2015‎ (UTC)

It looks like reference popups do not work in the draft namespace. Unknown technical bug. In Wikipedia:Sandbox the popups in your draft work well. This means it will work when the draft gets published. Read also WP:SIGNATURE. --Lüboslóv Yęzýkin (talk) 14:46, 30 November 2015 (UTC)

Help:Cite errors/Cite error references no key[edit]

I have no idea what I've broken [3]. Everything looks correct. Please, help.--Lüboslóv Yęzýkin (talk) 14:00, 30 November 2015 (UTC)

It's because you have references within the notelist template. I don't know how you want to deal with that but you will probably have to remove them to fix the error. Sarah-Jane (talk) 14:22, 30 November 2015 (UTC)