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Closing instructions

On this page, the deletion or merging of templates, except as noted below, is discussed. To propose the renaming of a template or templates, use Wikipedia:Requested moves.

How to use this page[edit]

What not to propose for discussion here[edit]

The majority of deletion and merger proposals concerning pages in the template namespace should be listed on this page. However, there are a few exceptions:

  • Stub templates
    Stub templates and categories should be listed at Categories for discussion, as these templates are merely containers for their categories, unless the stub template does not come with a category and is being nominated by itself.
  • Userboxes
    Userboxes should be listed at Miscellany for deletion, regardless of the namespace in which they reside.
  • Speedy deletion candidates
    If the template clearly satisfies a "general" or "template" criterion for speedy deletion, tag it with a speedy deletion template. For example, if the template is a recreation of a template already deleted by consensus here at Tfd, tag it with {{Db-repost}}. If you wrote the template and request its deletion, tag it with {{Db-author}}.
  • Policy or guideline templates
    Templates that are associated with particular Wikipedia policies or guidelines, such as the speedy deletion templates, cannot be listed at Tfd separately. They should be discussed on the talk page of the relevant guideline.
  • Template redirects
    List at Redirects for discussion.

Reasons to delete a template[edit]

  1. The template violates some part of the template namespace guidelines, and can't be altered to be in compliance
  2. The template is redundant to a better-designed template
  3. The template is not used, either directly or by template substitution (the latter cannot be concluded from the absence of backlinks), was not used on important pages for significant periods of time, and has no likelihood of being used (again).
  4. The template violates a policy such as Neutral point of view or Civility and it can't be fixed through normal editing

Templates should not be nominated if the issue can be fixed by normal editing. Instead, you should edit the template to fix its problems. If the template is complex and you don't know how to fix it, WikiProject Templates may be able to help.

Templates for which none of these apply may be deleted by consensus here. If a template is being misused, consider clarifying its documentation to indicate the correct use, or informing those that misuse it, rather than nominating it for deletion. Initiate a discussion on the template talk page if the correct use itself is under debate.

Listing a template[edit]

To list a template for deletion or merging, follow this three-step process. Note that the "Template:" prefix should not be included anywhere when carrying out these steps (unless otherwise specified).

I Tag the template.
Add one of the following codes to the top of the template page:
  • If the template nominated is inline, do not add a newline between the Tfd notice and the code of the template.
  • If the template to be nominated for deletion is protected, make a request for the Tfd tag to be added, by posting on the template's talk page and using the {{editprotected}} template to catch the attention of administrators.
  • For templates designed to be substituted, add <noinclude>...</noinclude> around the Tfd notice to prevent it from being substituted alongside the template.
  • Do not mark the edit as minor.
  • Use an edit summary like
    Nominated for deletion; see [[Wikipedia:Templates for discussion#Template:name of template]]
    or
    Nominated for merging; see [[Wikipedia:Templates for discussion#Template:name of template]].
  • Before saving your edit, preview your edit to ensure the Tfd message is displayed properly.

Multiple templates: If you are nominating multiple related templates, choose a meaningful title for the discussion (like "American films by decade templates"). Tag every template with {{subst:tfd|heading=discussion title}} or {{subst:tfm|name of other template|heading=discussion title}} instead of the versions given above, replacing discussion title with the title you chose (but still not changing the PAGENAME code). Note that TTObot is available to tag templates en masse if you do not wish to do it manually.

Related categories: If including template-populated tracking categories in the Tfd nomination, add {{Catfd|template name}} to the top of any categories that would be deleted as a result of the Tfd, this time replacing template name with the name of the template being nominated. (If you instead chose a meaningful title for a multiple nomination, use {{Catfd|header=title of nomination}} instead.)

II List the template at Tfd.
Follow this link to edit today's Tfd log.

Add this text at the top, just below the -->:

  • For deletion:
    {{subst:tfd2|template name|text=Why you think the template should be deleted. ~~~~}}
  • For merging:
    {{subst:tfm2|template name|other template's name|text=Why you think the templates should be merged. ~~~~}}

If the template has had previous Tfds, you can add {{Oldtfdlist|previous Tfd without brackets|result of previous Tfd}} directly after the Tfd2/Catfd2 template.

Use an edit summary such as
Adding [[Template:template name]].

Multiple templates: If this is a deletion proposal involving multiple templates, use the following:

{{subst:tfd2|template name 1|template name 2 ...|title=meaningful discussion title|text=Why you think the templates should be deleted. ~~~~}}

You can add up to 50 template names (separated by vertical bar characters | ). Make sure to include the same meaningful discussion title that you chose before in Step 1.

If this is a merger proposal involving more than two templates, use the following:

{{subst:tfm2|template name 1|template name 2 ...|with=main template (optional)|title=meaningful discussion title|text=Why you think the templates should be merged. ~~~~}}

You can add up to 50 template names (separated by vertical bar characters | ), plus one more in |with=. |with= does not need to be used, but should be the template that you want the other templates to be merged into. Make sure to include the same meaningful discussion title that you chose before in Step 1.

Related categories: If this is a deletion proposal involving a template and a category populated solely by templates, add this code after the Tfd2 template but before the text of your rationale:

{{subst:catfd2|category name}}
III Notify users.
Please notify the creator of the template nominated (as well as the creator of the target template, if proposing a merger). It is helpful to also notify the main contributors of the template that you are nominating. To find them, look in the page history or talk page of the template. Then, add one of the following:

to the talk pages of the template creator (and the creator of the other template for a merger) and the talk pages of the main contributors. It is also helpful to make any interested WikiProjects aware of the discussion. To do that, make sure the template's talk page is tagged with the banners of any relevant WikiProjects; please consider notifying any of them that do not use Article alerts.

Multiple templates: There is no template for notifying an editor about a multiple-template nomination: please write a personal message in these cases.

Consider adding any templates you nominate for Tfd to your watchlist. This will help ensure that the Tfd tag is not removed.

Twinkle[edit]

Twinkle is a convenient tool that can perform many of the functions of notification automatically. However, at present, it does not notify the creator of the other template in the case of a merger, so this step has to be performed manually. Twinkle also does not notify WikiProjects, although many of them have automatic alerts. It is helpful to notify any interested WikiProjects that don't receive alerts, but this has to be done manually.

Discussion[edit]

Anyone can join the discussion, but please understand the deletion policy and explain your reasoning.

People will sometimes also recommend subst or subst and delete and similar. This means the template text should be "merged" into the articles that use it. Depending on the content, the template page may then be deleted; if preserving the edit history for attribution is desirable, it may be history-merged with the target article or moved to mainspace and redirected.

Templates are rarely orphaned—that is, removed from pages that transclude them—before the discussion is closed. A list of open discussions eligible for closure can be found at Wikipedia:Templates for discussion/Old unclosed discussions.

Contents

Current discussions[edit]

December 6[edit]


December 5[edit]

Template:GPC2011riders[edit]

Outdated template without real use. The riders in the 2011 group are there. That information isn't going to change. There is no reason to have a template (even if used on multiple pages) to convey information that is completely static. The Banner talk 22:37, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

  • merge with the article and delete as was decided last month. for templates used on more than one page, we can use LST, as was decided last month. Frietjes (talk) 23:09, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:GPC2010riders[edit]

Outdated template without real use. The riders in the 2010 group are there. That information isn't going to change. There is no reason to have a template (even if used on multiple pages) to convey information that is completely static. The Banner talk 22:37, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

  • merge with the article and delete as was decided last month. for templates used on more than one page, we can use LST, as was decided last month. Frietjes (talk) 23:09, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:TIB2010riders[edit]

Outdated template without real use. The riders in the 2010 group are there. That information isn't going to change. There is no reason to have a template (even if used on multiple pages) to convey information that is completely static. The Banner talk 22:37, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Pipe[edit]

Propose merging Template:Pipe with Template:!.
{{pipe}} does not appear to be as much used as {{!}} (466 according to the transclusion count) - CHAMPION (talk) (contributions) (logs) 22:16, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

  • Keep. See the note in the see also section of {{Pipe}}. {{!}} is a magic word in the MediaWiki software and is interpreted differently than {{Pipe}} by the software. They have the same visual output, but not the same purpose. ~ Rob13Talk 22:21, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Alabama Crimson Tide women's gymnastics coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:50, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Youngstown State Penguins baseball coach navbox[edit]

Two blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:50, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Winthrop Eagles baseball coach navbox[edit]

Two blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:50, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:VCU Rams baseball coach navbox[edit]

Two blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:49, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:UTSA Roadrunners baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:49, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:UNLV Rebels baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:49, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:UNC Wilmington Seahawks baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:49, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:UNC Greensboro Spartans baseball coach navbox[edit]

Two blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:49, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:UMBC Retrievers baseball coach navbox[edit]

Two blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:48, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:UIC Flames baseball coach navbox[edit]

Two blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:48, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:UC Davis Aggies baseball coach navbox[edit]

Two blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:48, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:UAB Blazers baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:48, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Stetson Hatters baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:47, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Southeast Missouri State Redhawks baseball coach navbox[edit]

Two blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:46, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Siena Saints baseball coach navbox[edit]

Two blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:46, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:San Diego Toreros baseball coach navbox[edit]

Two blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:46, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Saint Louis Billikens baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:46, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Sacred Heart Pioneers baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:46, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Rider Broncs baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:46, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Presbyterian Blue Hose baseball coach navbox[edit]

Two blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:45, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Northern Colorado Bears baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links (one is repeated). Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:44, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:North Florida Ospreys baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:44, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Nicholls State Colonels baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:44, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Monmouth Hawks baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:43, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Missouri State Bears baseball coach navbox[edit]

Two blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:43, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Milwaukee Panthers baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:43, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Marist Red Foxes baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:43, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Loyola Marymount Lions baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:42, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Long Beach State Dirtbags baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:42, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Lamar Cardinals baseball coach navbox[edit]

Two blue links (one is repeated). Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:42, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Kennesaw State Owls baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:42, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:High Point Panthers baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:41, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Georgia State Panthers baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:41, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Florida Gulf Coast Eagles baseball coach navbox[edit]

Two blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:40, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:FIU Panthers baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:40, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Fairfield Stags baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:40, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:East Tennessee State Buccaneers baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:40, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:College of Charleston Cougars baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:39, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Coastal Carolina Chanticleers baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:39, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Charlotte 49ers baseball coach navbox[edit]

Two blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:39, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Charleston Southern Buccaneers baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:39, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Canisius Golden Griffins baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:39, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:38, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Bryant Bulldogs baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:38, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Binghamton Bearcats baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:38, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Alcorn State Braves baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:37, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Alabama State Hornets baseball coach navbox[edit]

Two blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:37, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Alabama A&M Bulldogs baseball coach navbox[edit]

Two blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:37, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Air Force Falcons baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:37, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Abilene Christian Wildcats baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:37, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Lubbock Christian Chaparrals football coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:35, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Lubbock Christian Chaparrals baseball coach navbox[edit]

Two blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:34, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels baseball coach navbox[edit]

Three blue links. Insufficient navigation at this time. No objection to undeletion once additional articles are created or a move to userspace. ~ Rob13Talk 21:34, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Knight's Cross recipients of NJG 100[edit]

Only two entries. ~ Rob13Talk 21:26, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:RFDNote-NPF[edit]

I was originally going to tag this template with {{Db-t3}} since the function it serves is duplicative of {{RFDNote}}, in addition to the template seemingly being unused. However, this template was created by a member of the Wikimedia Foundation, so I'm not sure what is going on since it may be used in a way I don't see and I don't want to break anything. Steel1943 (talk) 21:15, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Just reviewed the template's documentation. Is this template still hardcoded into the New Pages Feed? I can't tell since I don't see any obvious connections to this template and any "MediaWiki:" namespace pages. Steel1943 (talk) 21:19, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
It looks like it is used & subst'd via https://github.com/wikimedia/mediawiki-extensions-PageTriage/blob/0aa029dc2dd1e1d618b2b5c4333e08d2876366d2/modules/ext.pageTriage.defaultDeletionTagsOptions/ext.pageTriage.defaultDeletionTagsOptions.js#L319 - So, keep and amend docs (partially done). Quiddity (WMF) (talk) 21:22, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:TCW2011riders[edit]

Outdated template without real use. The riders in the 2011 group are there. That information isn't going to change. There is no reason to have a template (even if used on multiple pages) to convey information that is completely static. The squad even does not use that name anymore... The Banner talk 14:42, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

  • merge with the article and delete as was decided last month. for templates used on more than one page, we can use LST, as was decided last month. Frietjes (talk) 16:09, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:GEW2012riders[edit]

Outdated template without real use. The riders in the 2012 group are there. That information isn't going to change. There is no reason to have a template (even if used on multiple pages) to convey information that is completely static. Only used in one article, so text can be transcluded there. The Banner talk 10:56, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Note Template is about the 2012 riders, not 2013. Template is currently used in two articles. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 08:24, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
Keep see reasoning here, at the other nomination.
  • merge with the article and delete as was decided last month. for templates used on more than one page, we can use LST, as was decided last month. Frietjes (talk) 16:09, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:TIB2012riders[edit]

Outdated template without real use. The riders in the 2012 group are there. That information isn't going to change. There is no reason to have a template (even if used on multiple pages) to convey information that is completely static. Only used in one article, so text can be transcluded there. The Banner talk 10:56, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Note Template is about the 2012 riders, not 2013. Template is currently used in two articles. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 08:24, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
Keep see reasoning here, at the other nomination.
  • merge with the article and delete as was decided last month. for templates used on more than one page, we can use LST, as was decided last month. Frietjes (talk) 16:09, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Alrahim Wright III[edit]

Template of a non-existent article Alrahim R. Rose-Wright III. Marvellous Spider-Man 10:04, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

  • Delete. Doesn't link any articles. --Rob Sinden (talk) 10:37, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:The Flash[edit]

Speedy delete as redundant under WP:CSD#T3. All links included at {{Arrowverse}}. Rob Sinden (talk) 09:02, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, redundant. Frietjes (talk) 16:11, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:GPC2012riders[edit]

Outdated template without real use. The riders in the 2012 group are there. That information isn't going to change. There is no reason to have a template (even if used on multiple pages) to convey information that is completely static. Only used in one article, so text can be transcluded there. The Banner talk 00:42, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Note Template is about the 2012 riders, not 2013. template was nominated hours after its creation and is currently used in two articles. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 08:24, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
Keep see reasoning here, at the other nomination. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 08:24, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
I came across this template on Templates with disambiguation links, I am not floowing you around. But the information is absolutely static, so transclusion in the parent article is the better idea. And this has happened more with the outdated team-templates. Why you keep creating them is a mystery to me. The Banner talk 11:00, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
Template is not outdated. Some information needs to be adjusted for coming in/out riders during the season. See reasoning here, at the other nomination. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 11:19, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
During the season 2012????? The Banner talk 11:25, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
Yes, the riders during the 2012 season, that's why 2012 is in the title. But I see you saw it already yourself and changed it. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 13:23, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
Hmmm, your remark Some information needs to be adjusted for coming in/out riders during the season. is rather strange as I can not happen to note that this is a template about 2012 while the present date is 5 December 2016. So there will be no changes during the season, as that is four years ago... The Banner talk 22:35, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
  • merge with the article and delete as was decided last month. for templates used on more than one page, we can use LST, as was decided last month. Frietjes (talk) 16:10, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

December 4[edit]

Ununtrium etc. element name templates[edit]

Delete. These are temporal, abandoned names for chemical elements. The elements now have definitive names. No use for these any more. Not used in content pages, documentation missing. DePiep (talk) 22:14, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

OK, withdrawn. Let's and Move & /doc them. (Must say, I've never seen one member of this family being used). -DePiep (talk)
Me neither (and coicidentally today I also learned about {{CO2}} and friends that I've likewise never used). But I also took the opportunity to fix 3 others that weren't properly in the cat. DMacks (talk) 08:44, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Move to the new names {{Nihonium}}, {{Moscovium}}, {{Tennessine}}, and {{Oganesson}} (changing the contents appropriately). Double sharp (talk) 02:19, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Move per Double sharp to maintain the complete Category:Chemical element symbol templates set. DMacks (talk) 05:02, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Move Alas, these slipped through the cracks when WP:ELEMENTS worker-bees sifted through the numerous articles that needed to be renamed or have content changed after the recent IUPAC announcement finalizing the element names. If it weren't for this discussion already being started, I'd say just WP:BB and move them. Any chance of closing this per WP:SNOW and then moving them? YBG (talk) 06:02, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
  • I Boldly moved (and fixed the content analogously). Question Should we bother keeping redirects? I left them for now, since we're discussing them and I'm involved. DMacks (talk) 08:43, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Parasitic animals[edit]

Either this is woefully incomplete or the title is misleading. Only lists 2 animals, out of thousands of parasites. "Hematophagous vertebrates would be a more appropriate title for the included articles, but we do really need a navigation template for that? Plantdrew (talk) 20:51, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, would be too large if completed. Frietjes (talk) 16:11, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:ReadPersondata[edit]

Persondata was deprecated by this RfC, which closed on May 26, 2015. Dabao qian (talk) 18:21, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, we no longer use persondata. Frietjes (talk) 16:12, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Ak icon[edit]

Unused template. GXXF TC 17:06, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

  • weak keep, part of a series. Frietjes (talk) 16:12, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Weather Table for Brumado[edit]

Unused template. GXXF TC 17:01, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Spacing[edit]

Redundant to {{copyedit}}. KATMAKROFAN (talk) 16:28, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Infobox Melbourne bike path[edit]

Template is too narrow. Replace with {{Template:Infobox cycling path}}. Rangasyd (talk) 15:40, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Bristol railway map/collapse[edit]

Contains template with one hardcoded parameter. Replace with {{Bristol railway map|collapse=yes}}. Jc86035 (talk) Use {{re|Jc86035}}
to reply to me
11:47, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

  • replace and delete. Frietjes (talk) 17:06, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:PD-USGov-DOT-FAA[edit]

Unused copyright tag, replaceable by {{PD-USGov}} FASTILY 08:11, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, not needed. if it's PD it should be at commons. Frietjes (talk) 17:06, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Clash of Clans characters[edit]

Navigation between a series of articles that are likely to be deleted soon as a WP:NOTGAMEGUIDE violation. ViperSnake151  Talk  06:11, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

  • Delete per nom. Gestrid (talk) 09:24, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Keep the articles are still not deleted. →SeniorStar (talk) 11:06, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
  • keep if the articles are kept, and delete if the articles are deleted. the cart goes after the horse. Frietjes (talk) 17:07, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:PD-USGov-Military-DVIC[edit]

Unused copyright tag, replaceable by {{PD-USGov}} FASTILY 03:57, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, not needed. if it's PD it should be at commons. Frietjes (talk) 17:08, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:PD-USGov-POTUS[edit]

Unused copyright tag, replaceable by {{PD-USGov}} FASTILY 03:51, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, not needed. if it's PD it should be at commons. Frietjes (talk) 17:08, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:SKI2012riders[edit]

Outdated template without real use. The riders in the 2012 group are there. That information isn't going to change. There is no reason to have a template (even if used on multiple pages) to convey information that is completely static. The Banner talk 00:19, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

Keep see reasons here, at the other nomination. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 19:35, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
  • merge with the article and delete as was decided last month. for templates used on more than one page, we can use LST, as was decided last month. Frietjes (talk) 16:09, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

December 3[edit]

Template:Elections by year[edit]

The following discussion is an archived debate of the proposed deletion of the template below. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made on the appropriate discussion page (such as the template's talk page or in a deletion review).

The result of the discussion was withdrawn ~ Rob13Talk 02:07, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

This appears to be a failed experiment. Unless I'm mistaken, it is unused. – Muboshgu (talk) 23:27, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

@Muboshgu: You might want to check the what links here, as it has 444 transclusions. As such, I'll be !voting to keep, although I hope you'll withdraw this. Cheers, Number 57 23:29, 3 December 2016 (UTC)
I did. I got nothing. If it has 444 transclusions, then I withdraw. – Muboshgu (talk) 23:35, 3 December 2016 (UTC)
Ah my bad. I used the twinkle unlink and it showed me nothing. – Muboshgu (talk) 23:36, 3 December 2016 (UTC)
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Template:ARW2013riders[edit]

Outdated template without real use. The riders in the 2013 group are there. That information isn't going to change. There is no reason to have a template (even if used on multiple pages) to convey information that is completely static. The Banner talk 23:05, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

Keep see reasons here, at the other nomination. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 19:35, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
  • merge with the article and delete as was decided last month. for templates used on more than one page, we can use LST, as was decided last month. Frietjes (talk) 16:09, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:GIW2014riders[edit]

Outdated template without real use. The riders in the 2014 group are there. That information isn't going to change. There is no reason to have a template (even if used on multiple pages) to convey information that is completely static. The Banner talk 23:04, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

Important note Starting in June 2014 The Banner (talk · contribs) started nominating these kind of templates. Seen over the last months every other week a few of these templates are nominating. In October 2016 he wrote " I have only nominated the ones with link to disambiguation pages, but I am willing to nominate the whole series." But untill know he is still nominating the templates one-by-one. Only some of the nominations where announced on my talk page. As can be seen, most of the tempalate where I replied where kept, othere were sometimes deleted sometimes kept. See for examples: Wikipedia:Templates for discussion/Log/2016 October 29, Wikipedia:Templates for discussion/Log/2016 October 18, Wikipedia:Templates for discussion/Log/2016 October 10 Wikipedia:Templates for discussion/Log/2016 November 10, and Wikipedia:Templates for discussion/Log/2014 June 29. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 19:31, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
Keep or Help:LST for several reasons
  1. Nominator has as argument information that is completely static. The template was of the riders after the season. But there are almost always riders joining or leaving the team during the season. This should be indicated at the template, see for instance at Template:DLT2014riders. I didn't add this information (yet) to all of the templates. So, no, these template will not be completely static.
  2. Nominator has as arguments both outdated ànd information isn't going to change. Outdated means needs to be updates, so appears to be a contradiction
  3. Nominator has as argument outdated template, as this template is only about the 2014, the template is not outdated.
  4. Template is used at three pages where the info needs to be kept: List of Team Liv–Plantur riders, List of 2014 UCI Women's Teams and riders and 2014 Team Giant–Shimano season.
  5. Nominator has as argument There is no reason to have a template (even if used on multiple pages) to convey information that is completely static. Well take a look at for example template:2016 Summer Olympics United States men's basketball team roster (part within Category:2016 Summer Olympics basketball team roster templates). There are categories for every team sport at these Olympics and exist for multiple Olympic Games and even for multiple multiple-sports tournaments (like Pan American Games etc.). And what about templates like Template:2002 FIFA World Cup goalscorers? The nominator made even contributions to it before nominatimg this one. My point is, there are 100s maybe even 1000s of these kind of templates! And these templates are about one competition so there are even much static compared to these ones.
  6. Parts of a well structured serie, there are about 250 of these (men's and women's) templates, see category:Cycling team templates. When nominating, please nominate all (in 1 deletion proposal!).
Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 19:31, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
Yep, the templates for 2016 were kept for now but the templates for other years were al deleted. But your lack of accuracy is visible here again, as I was not involved in Wikipedia:Templates for discussion/Log/2016 October 18 and a few others were relistings. The Banner talk 20:58, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
I never replied to these other years, I don't know they were listed on my talk page. Not all older years were kept, see for instance Wikipedia:Templates for discussion/Log/2014 June 29 (who said something about lack of accuracy?). But why always nominatimg one-by-one and not the whole bunch? In other nominations I have asked you several times to combine nominations. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 22:09, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
I discussed these on Sander v. Ginkel's talk page, but he preferred that I discussed it here. While my example was about a different template and not all arguments may exactly apply here, the main points stay the same, and some general issues with these templates (and with the arguments for them) are addressed. Fram (talk) 13:41, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
You are creating many cycling team templates, and many get nominated for deletion. You give as reasons "minimize storage space", which is not a valid reason (WMF policy is that we shouldn't worry about storage at all and that that shouldn't come into play when editing) and minimize maintenance. As has been said at the deletion discussions, how much maintenance do 2010 squads need? You say "collect source text used in several articles", but as far as I can see, these are only used on one page (e.g. List of 2010 UCI Women's Teams and riders), so you don't decrease maintenance or storage space and don't really collect anything, you just remove information from the article directly and put it into a template, making it harder for non-veteran editors to edit when needed (which like I said won't be often if ever). I see no benefit at the moment from all these templates. A disadvantage though is that a page like List of 2010 UCI Women's Teams and riders now has many more "edit" links and many unecessary and distracting "view" links inserted into it (and a needless repetition of things like "ages as of January 2010", which you could otherwise have stated only once).
Another disadvantage, as can be seen in that article, is that at the moment you have the same link to [1] with one description on 21 templates, and another description on 5 other templates. If the squads had been on the page instead of on a template, you would have had one named reference. Now you have to edit either 5 or 21 templates to give them all the same description, which means that your efforts have actually increased the maintenance needed, not decreased.
Please stop creating further such templates until it has been established that they really are beneficial. Fram (talk) 12:29, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
(end of self-quote).
In general, I would support deletion of all these templates. Fram (talk) 13:41, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
Reply Fram (talk · contribs) Your comment is about the most recent created templates. I didn't finish creating them and are still working on them. I didn't have time to put all of them already at the team pages, but they will all be linked to multiple pages. You say you just remove information from the article directly and put it into a template. Well please take a look, the info was never at the page, I started creating the templates. You say now has many more "edit" links and many unecessary and distracting "view" links inserted into it. See reason #5, this is not a problem regarding to these templates. There are 100s of pages including these kind of themplates with these links problems. You say needless repetition of things like "ages as of January 2010" well that is on a page like List of 2010 UCI Women's Teams and riders but not on the other pages that includes these templates like List of Specialized–lululemon riders. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 13:51, 5 December 2016 (UTC)?
My comment is about all templates up for deletion. If they aren't ready, it is your responsbility, your problem only; you added them to mainspace articles, and then abandoned them to create others, instead of continuing on a template until it was finished. Don't use your poor editing methods as an excuse to keep these templates, they are an extra argument to delete them. Fram (talk) 13:58, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
What you say is not correct. Please take a proper loop Template:GIW2014riders, it was created in January 2014, almost three years ago(!). The templates up for deletion don't have the problems you are indicating. So please start nominating them and don't comment it here. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 14:29, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
I made these comments on your talk page, you said to post them here. If now you claim that they don't apply because this template is much older, then tough luck, you wanted the arguments here. Furthermore, for a template like Template:GEW2012riders, you point to the discussion here as well. But that template has been just created... "The templates up for deletion don't have the problems you are indicating." seems to be highly optimistic. E.g. Template:GEW2012riders has the wrong ages, adds unwanted "view" links in mainspace articles, and so on. So pleas try again with correct arguments this time. Fram (talk) 14:47, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
It was me who said about the wrong ages, but never mind. If your "view" links is one of you meain reasons for deletion, you probably haven't seen many of such articles to know that is common use. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 15:16, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
No, not just the view links, all the reasons I gave combined, with the very limited use of these (compared to e.g. the Olympics ones you linked to in earlier comment). Fram (talk) 15:22, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
  • As another example of how these templates create more confusion and maintenance: go to List of 2011 UCI Women's Teams and riders, to "Kuota Speed Kueens" and next to "Ages as of 1 January 2011" click on edit... The sames happens to about 10 of the teams, and is caused by poor templates. This problem wouldn't happen if the information was simply kept in the article(s). 13:48, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
I know, as I said, I didn't finish the 2010 and 2011 templates. Also the ages are not at all templates correct yet. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 13:53, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
Then don't put unfinished templates in articles. You are adding incorrect information to the main page (again). Haven't we gad this same discussion often enough by now? Fram (talk) 13:58, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
At the time I created them I didn't know it had these errors. I saw them later. Will correct it all (like I always do) when I have time. And I must say, it's always easy to pick some small errors in pages/templates that are just created. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 14:08, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
Basically, you claim to make templates for the current squad but in fact are those squads 1 to 6 years old.But it is funny to hear your standard excuse again: At the time I created them I didn't know it had these errors.. The Banner talk 14:34, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
If you would put as lot as data on Wikipedia as I do, you would probably also make some mistakes. Already in the few sentences you wrote about these templates you made several mistakes ;). I don't claim to make templates for the current squad, do I? Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 14:42, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
Yes, that's always your defense. If only you made "some mistakes", we wouldn't be here. In reality, you make way too many mistakes. And these are in mainspace articles, not in back-office comments where these don't matter (I wouldn't e.g. dismiss your comments here because you write "as lot as data", but I object to your templates when they have wrong information, wrong links, and layout that doesn't belong in the mainspace, all for very little actual benefit if any). Fram (talk) 14:51, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
If only you made "some mistakes", we wouldn't be here. The nomination for these templates is not about making mistakes. I think we should not talk here about some tiny errors in the template but about the issue keep them or not. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 15:21, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
The many mistakes you make (not just "tiny" ones, see e.g. below for one rather big mistake in this very template), only make these templates worse (and more work than they are worth). Such templates are harder to find and correct for the casual editor, so they reduce the chance that things get corrected. High rate of errors, smaller chance of them getting corrected, means that these are more hassle than they are worth. They create inconsistent, more ugly articles for little to no benefit. Fram (talk) 15:34, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
Another "tiny error"[2]. Fram (talk) 15:41, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
Well I always fix my own problems. Well I can tell, All the many mistakes I made in these templates have been fixed. It took me hours!! No joking, just a few minutes. But still, your comment it about these kind of templates. There are 1000s of them on Wikipedia, and they work all in the same way. You can also say les vandalism. And as not much has to be changed on this article, it's fine that they are a bit harder to edit. Get used to this kind of templates and pages. And leave your unfundamented opinion like ugly articles for your self again (like you were told already many times). Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 15:46, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
You mean "I have corrected most of the errors that have been pointed out to me, though I have missed others"? I don't really care about other templates now, we are here discussing the ones you created. Perhaps these others need to go as well, perhaps (like the Olympics ones you first linked here) they are used in many, many more pages which makes the argument to keep them a bit stronger, I don't care here and now, I am discussing only these. "Get used to this" is hardly a convincing argument to keep them. As for "ugly", I argued why I think they make articles uglier. Compare [3] with [4] and you might see what I mean. Oh look, there's a big red citiation error in that older, template-based version. What a surprise... Fram (talk) 16:00, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
You really shouldn't have started the works as if templates where deleted. This is realy bad practice and not how an administrator should work. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 20:01, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
S.v.G., when during an edit conflict you remove someone else's comments, don't proceed as if nothing happened. I have reverted all your changes since the edit where you removed my comment. Feel free to manually readd your changes without losing someone else's comments now. And please try to minimize the number of edits you need to make a comment, you are causing numerous edit conflicts (but I took care to keep your comments when that happened to me). Fram (talk) 14:20, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
And this comment has been restored as well. S.v.G., don't remove the comments from others. Fram (talk) 14:48, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
don't remove the comments from others like you did here. But well shall we continue talking about the deletion the templates or not? Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 14:55, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
Yes, I brought it back to the state it was before someone removed comments. Which he then did again... Fram (talk) 15:12, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
Like I said, let's keep talking about the deletion. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 15:17, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
Is there a reason that Amy Pieters isn't listed at Template:GIW2014riders? She was part of the team in 2013, 2014, 2015, so it's not as if she joined after 1 January 2014 only. The link at the template doesn't work, but this with the right filters returns her name... Fram (talk) 15:30, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
  • merge with the article and delete as was decided last month. for templates used on more than one page, we can use LST, as was decided last month. Frietjes (talk) 16:08, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
@Frietjes:, I know you are experienced with these kind of templates. I want to add later who joined of left the team during the season, and yes there are many (see what I mean at for instance at Template:DLT2014riders). I will do that at one place, and don't copy it to all the other place where the same info might be listed. During the previous discussion like the one from previous month, I didn't realise that the templates are not complete with showing this information. It would be such a shame if the templates get deleted. In that case the info will become different at different places on Wikipedia. I think Help:LST is the best option and everybody would be happy with it. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 20:36, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Note Administrator Fram started already copying the content from the templates to List of 2011 UCI Women's Teams and riders (see here) As no consensus has been reached here, and this might harm/making difficult completing LST, I undid his revisions. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 20:54, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

@Sander.v.Ginkel: and this might harm/making difficult completing LST [citation needed]. LST does not depend on the info being in a template and thus converting to it will require copying the info to an article.

Template:2014UCIWomenTeams[edit]

Outdated template without real use. The riders in the 2014 group are there. That information isn't going to change. There is no reason to have a template (even if used on multiple pages) to convey information that is completely static. The Banner talk 23:03, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

Keep
  1. Template used at four places 2014 in women's road cycling , List of 2014 UCI Women's Teams and riders , List of 2014 professional women's cycling teams and UCI Women's Teams
  2. Argument of nominator information isn't going to change: Well 2a) the team names /team seasons links are not written all corect. The names should be changed with the Template:Ct. See for instance edit. 2b) the team links will become at a sudden time a dead link and needs to be adjusted or deleted. 2c, I'm willing to add the number of the season of the teams (1st season/2nd season/8th sesaon).
Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 19:42, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
Note See also the note at a related template for dicussion here. Sander.v.Ginkel (Talk) 19:43, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Bids for the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics[edit]

Navbox with only two links. Insufficient navigation to justify the template. ~ Rob13Talk 08:08, 25 November 2016 (UTC)

Relisted to generate a more thorough discussion and clearer consensus.
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Template:ME-fact[edit]

Useless topic-specific version of "citation needed" template. KATMAKROFAN (talk) 04:30, 25 November 2016 (UTC)

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Template:PrSpam[edit]

If you remove the elements that misrepresent policy, this is redundant to Template:Advert. KATMAKROFAN (talk) 03:45, 24 November 2016 (UTC)

Neutral, but disagree with nominator's reasoning. It's equivalent to {{Prod}} (with a specified reason) + {{Advert}}. The implication that the template may not be deleted by the spammer original editor is against policy, but that could be resolved by a wording change. If there were a proposal that the template be used, change to Weak keep, but edit to make it subst to {{Advert}}+{{subst:Prod}}. — Arthur Rubin (talk) 09:00, 24 November 2016 (UTC)
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  • Delete There has not been a consensus for when this template should be used. The template even says that it is not yet approved for use. It also uses an out-of-date background color that was used in Template:Proposed deletion 10 years ago. And, it gives {{dated prspam =}}, a transclusion of a non-existent template displaying as a redlink. Until there is consensus, the template should be deleted. GeoffreyT2000 (talk, contribs) 20:16, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Acc[edit]

Unused template. GXXF TC 16:27, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

  • Conditional Keep This template is designed to be subst'd. Keep unless someone from the Wikipedia:Request an account team says they don't need it anymore. — xaosflux Talk 17:04, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Chinese calendar date (2001–2050)[edit]

A template used in only one article, Chinese New Year, is not useful, as the information can simply be put within the article itself via template substitution. GeoffreyT2000 (talk, contribs) 15:31, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Qif[edit]

Deprecated template. GXXF TC 15:07, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

Hasn't been any nominations for deletion of this template in a long time now; imo it's historical and should be kept as such. AzaToth 17:04, 3 December 2016 (UTC)
Keep as historical. — xaosflux Talk 17:05, 3 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Delete There is no need to keep templates that have been deprecated and non-functional for ten years! Pppery 21:59, 3 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Delete. We don't keep templates just for their use in ten-year-old page revisions. It's difficult to maintain the template namespace when we have lots of these old relics floating around clogging up database reports, etc. ~ Rob13Talk 02:06, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Isn't this the famous template that ultimately prompted the creation of the parser functions? Then it's an obvious keep for historical reasons. It's also linked from a few hundred pages. – Uanfala (talk) 02:13, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Keep as historical. It's linked to from 739 pages. I don't see how it can adversely affect server speed or memory. Kudpung กุดผึ้ง (talk) 04:16, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Comment - not sure where else to post this. Is Qif called by {{cite web}}, because every instance of cite web no longer shows the citation information, but instead says "‹ The template below (Qif) is being considered for deletion. See templates for discussion to help reach a consensus.›" in the reference section. Can something be done about that? See Debra Ruh, which I am trying to save from deletion.--CaroleHenson (talk) 00:06, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
Sorry to interrupt, it's fixed now.--CaroleHenson (talk) 00:21, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
@CaroleHenson: This was a temporary glitch resulting from Anthony Appleyard doing a histmerge involving that template at my request. Pppery 00:22, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Curry Colonels football coach navbox[edit]

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The result of the discussion was withdrawn ~ Rob13Talk 06:16, 6 December 2016 (UTC)

Only three blue links. Insufficient navigation. ~ Rob13Talk 02:29, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

There are now four blue links. Requesting withdrawal of nomination. Jweiss11 (talk) 18:47, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
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Template:Cornell Rams football coach navbox[edit]

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The result of the discussion was withdrawn ~ Rob13Talk 06:16, 6 December 2016 (UTC)

Only three blue links. Insufficient navigation. ~ Rob13Talk 02:29, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

There are now four blue links. Requesting withdrawal of nomination. Jweiss11 (talk) 02:44, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
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Template:Concordia Cougars football coach navbox[edit]

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The result of the discussion was withdrawn ~ Rob13Talk 06:16, 6 December 2016 (UTC)

Only three blue links. Insufficient navigation. ~ Rob13Talk 02:29, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

There are now four blue links. Requesting withdrawal of nomination. Jweiss11 (talk) 01:47, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
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Template:Coe Kohawks football coach navbox[edit]

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The result of the discussion was withdrawn ~ Rob13Talk 02:04, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

Only three blue links. Insufficient navigation. ~ Rob13Talk 02:29, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

  • There are now five blue links. @BU Rob13: would you consider withdrawing this nomination? Jweiss11 (talk) 18:21, 3 December 2016 (UTC)
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Template:Christopher Newport Captains football coach navbox[edit]

Only two blue links. Insufficient navigation. ~ Rob13Talk 02:28, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

  • I'd like to request userfication of this navbox so that it can be moved back to the main space at a later date when there are a sufficient number of relevant articles to include. Jweiss11 (talk) 18:23, 3 December 2016 (UTC)
    • @Jweiss11: I have no objection to userfication of any/all of these types of nominations so long as you agree not to move them back into the template namespace until they have at least four blue links, which is the typical cutoff usually applied at TfD. In fact, if you're happy with that outcome, please let me know if you'd be willing for me to move other similar templates (which I had planned to eventually nominate) without the formality of a TfD discussion. ~ Rob13Talk 02:05, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
BU Rob13, I plan to add articles so that all of the other similar nominated navboxes have four blue links. The Christopher Newport navbox is unique among the set in that it could only have two blues link at this point in time, but that will change in the future. Jweiss11 (talk) 02:09, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Central College Dutch football coach navbox[edit]

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Only three blue links. Insufficient navigation. ~ Rob13Talk 02:28, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

There are now four blue links. Requesting withdrawal of nomination. Jweiss11 (talk) 02:24, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
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Template:Becker Hawks football coach navbox[edit]

Only two blue links. Insufficient navigation. ~ Rob13Talk 02:28, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Augustana (Illinois) Vikings football coach navbox[edit]

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Only three blue links. Insufficient navigation. ~ Rob13Talk 02:27, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

There are now four blue links. Requesting withdrawal of nomination. Jweiss11 (talk) 17:06, 5 December 2016 (UTC)
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Template:Anderson Ravens football coach navbox[edit]

Only three links. Insufficient navigation. ~ Rob13Talk 02:27, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

December 2[edit]

Template:Video game release[edit]

Propose merging Template:Video game release, Template:English anime network and Template:English anime licensee.
Use one template for releases in particular regions, can be used for international releases of films, TV series and products, should be merged into a template like "Release regions" or "Release list" or something, or it can be merged into their respective infoboxes. ∼∼∼∼ Eric0928Talk 22:50, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

  • @Izno: Oh, I fully understand and appreciate the usefulness of that link, just saying that it currently stretches the infobox, making (almost) all video game articles look absolutely awful. For something that is inside another template like this, I would prefer to use the "tiny" setting.--IDVtalk 00:53, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
  • I agree, the message is relatively disruptive. In Monogatari (series), the infobox becomes longer than even the entire article, thanks to the message on the English anime licensee template (although that infobox is pretty long to begin with). JaykeBird (talk) 10:19, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
  • No, why should we combine anime into video games, when the majority of games have nothing to do with anime? ~ Dissident93 (talk) 23:56, 3 December 2016 (UTC)
    @Dissident93: Please review what the templates do and verify (or not) for yourself that their functionality is very similar. --Izno (talk) 00:44, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
    Would this simply be changed into Template:release then? If so, then I'm fine with it as long as it includes the updated code that Template:Vgrelease new does (specifically "Regions and dates appear in the order in which you input them.") ~ Dissident93 (talk) 01:58, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
    I'd recommend something a little more specific, like Template:Media release. Including {{Video game release new}} will take a little more work since the syntax differs, but should be looked into bringing the full functionality to all four forms. -- ferret (talk) 02:36, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
    I'd recommend to merge {{Video game release}} into {{Video game release new}} at least, accessibility of {{Video game release}} is so horrible. --A Sword in the Wind (talk | changes) 03:31, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
    Agreed, this is what we should do with this template at the very least. ~ Dissident93 (talk) 19:18, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
  • I like the idea of merging the two anime templates, and calling the result Template:Anime licensee, and then merging {{Video game release}} and {{Video game release new}}. However, the anime templates are about listing the companies that licensed/aired an anime in different regions, and the video game release template is about a game's release dates in different regions. The anime/manga articles honestly don't really have any need for the feature of regions and dates appearing in the order they're written, so merging all four together would be rather unnecessary. JaykeBird (talk) 11:08, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
    • Vgrelease is often used for publishers and distributers as well. It is not always used for dates. -- ferret (talk) 16:10, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Fb team Al Assiouty Sport[edit]

non-professional teams, templates can be replaced by standard sports table which doesn't require them. Frietjes (talk) 19:29, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

  • Keep All. I created most of these for use in league tables in leagues' season articles. I have some plans to do with these templates in the future, like adding these templates to the 2016–17 Egypt Cup, 2016–17 Egypt Cup qualifying rounds and the previous seasons of the league. Ben5218 (talk) 21:53, 2 December 2016 (UTC)
    • why would you add them to pages that don't need them? Frietjes (talk) 22:37, 2 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Delete all. It seems completely unnecessary to use these in regular article text, as that substantially obscures the source code for inexperienced editors. They're useful in some of our more complicated templates, but not much else, and it's clear there is no intention to use these in such templates. ~ Rob13Talk 02:09, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Delete all. These templates seem to be an extra, unnecessary complication. These individual templates are too specific to really justify their existence; since they all tie back into Template:fb team, simply using that in the prospective articles should be the preferred option, if we must use templates. As suggested above, simply using wikilinks is probably satisfactory enough too. JaykeBird (talk) 10:48, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Navbox Punjab[edit]

unnecessary copy of template:Navbox Canada Frietjes (talk) 16:01, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

  • It's not a copy of {{Navbox Canada}}, or at least it's definitely not intended as such. I don't think it's a good idea to nominate for deletion templates so soon after they're created, especially if they're drafts. But it's equally not a good idea to create such unfinished drafts directly in the template namespace. – Uanfala (talk) 12:03, 3 December 2016 (UTC)
    • Uanfala see this diff, clearly someone copied Navbox Canada and changed the colour and icon. they didn't even bother to create the necessary subpages. Frietjes (talk) 13:43, 3 December 2016 (UTC)
      • Yes, they've adopted the code of one template without fully modifying it for the purpose they had in mind. But now I see that this user has just been topic banned from the Punjab area, so I don't expect they're likely to be able to finish the template. So yeah, delete. – Uanfala (talk) 13:55, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area[edit]

unused. should be added to articles or deleted. Frietjes (talk) 14:17, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Gotras of Labana[edit]

unused and generally duplicates Template:Ethnic and social groups of the Punjab Frietjes (talk) 14:06, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:GoughPhD[edit]

unused Frietjes (talk) 14:05, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Government of Finland[edit]

unused Frietjes (talk) 14:04, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Government of Kosovo[edit]

unused Frietjes (talk) 14:04, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Government of Montenegro[edit]

unused and out of date Frietjes (talk) 14:03, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Government of Slovakia[edit]

unused and out of date Frietjes (talk) 14:03, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

More unused fb team templates[edit]

unused, list generated from Wikipedia:Database reports/Unused templates. for the "Fb team Al-Jaish" template, please salt after deleting to avoid recreation. Frietjes (talk) 13:45, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

I created seven of these for use in league tables in leagues' season articles. Now that the Sports Table templates are used for the relevant leagues, these templates (along with some others that I see in this list) have now become redundant. I therefore have no objection to the templates being deleted. However, should results grids ever be created for these leagues, the templates would then be required again, so I would recommend that no action is taken to avoid recreation. Drawoh46 (talk) 16:42, 2 December 2016 (UTC)
Drawoh46, I created Module:Head to head, so you don't need them for results grids either. Frietjes (talk) 20:52, 2 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Keep. I created some of these for use in league tables in leagues' season articles. I have some plans to do with these templates in the future, like adding these templates to the 2016–17 Egypt Cup, 2016–17 Egypt Cup qualifying rounds and the previous seasons of the league. Ben5218 (talk) 21:55, 2 December 2016 (UTC)
    • none of these templates are used on those pages. Frietjes (talk) 22:27, 2 December 2016 (UTC)
      • I said i have some plans for it in the future, i didn't say that i've added to the articles yet. Ben5218 (talk) 22:53, 2 December 2016 (UTC)
        • the fb team templates are only kept around for old articles, not for new ones. for new ones, we have Module:sports table. Frietjes (talk) 22:56, 2 December 2016 (UTC)
          • If you check the current season article for any European top tier league (Premier League, Bundesliga, La Liga, etc...) you'll see that it still uses the fb team templates and not the new Module:sports table. Ben5218 (talk) 23:29, 2 December 2016 (UTC)
            • Yes they currently do in the results table section, but they dont in the league tables. Shortly the results table, which already exists at Module:Sports results, will also be converted in these articles. Qed237 (talk) 21:46, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Delete. Unused and we're trying to move away from the use of these templates, not expand them. ~ Rob13Talk 02:09, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Delete all. These are a lot of very specific templates that don't really make editing that remarkably easier. Template:fb team or standard wikilinks are enough to cover these usage cases. JaykeBird (talk) 11:16, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Delete – We are supposed to use less of these, not more, which is one of the reasons for Module:Sports table and Module:Sports results for making tables with wikilinks instead of creating thousands of templates. Qed237 (talk) 21:43, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Delete. Having had a look at Module:Head to head, which is being merged into Module:Sports results, I'm happy that they all go. Drawoh46 (talk) 23:05, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Grupo Intermedia[edit]

This template about a rather small Mexican media company is no aid to navigation. Raymie (tc) 08:02, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, mostly redlinks and redirects. Frietjes (talk) 16:05, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

December 1[edit]

Template:Infobox urban feature[edit]

Redundant to, variously, {{Infobox street}}, {{Infobox park}}, {{infobox artwork}} or others. Only 55 transclusions. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 15:00, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

  • Oppose - not exactly the same as any one of the above things Alaney2k (talk) 15:33, 1 December 2016 (UTC)
    • Strawman. Given that it tries to do the job of all of them, of course it's not "exactly the same", and no claim is made that it is. It is, though, redundant to them. Please give examples of pages which use it, where another infobox would not suffice. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 19:21, 1 December 2016 (UTC)
      • The infobox urban feature lets you label what the urban feature is. The others are hard-coded by type. It's for miscellaneous types. None of the three have that feature. The Baldwin Steps is neither a street, park or artwork. The above three are poor substitutes, although of course it is possible to use them. Alaney2k (talk) 20:40, 1 December 2016 (UTC)
        • Such labels can be provided in the other infoboxes, too. For example, Infobox park has |type=, as does Infobox street. Baldwin Steps could use - and - indeed has previously used, until you removed it - Infobox street, which "may be used for urban and rural thoroughfares, lanes, alleys, public highways and similar features". Your objection at that time was that Infobox street did not have a map; it does now. I asked you for "examples of pages which use [Infobox urban feature], where another infobox would not suffice". Do you have any? One, even? Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 12:15, 2 December 2016 (UTC)
          • I said you could use others already. I said they are not as good, Baldwin Steps included. I'll ask you then, which template provides -all= of the components that this one does? Alaney2k (talk) 13:16, 2 December 2016 (UTC)
  • replace any with suitable replacements, then reconsider. if you want a encompassing template that could replace this, try {{geobox}}, but I doubt that would be an agreeable option for other reasons. Frietjes (talk) 14:19, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────── Thanks for doing that. Sincerely. The look is nearly the same, but I do think the category was better in the colored band. That's just a minor point, of course. When I put together Infobox urban feature, I put in a grab-bag of features. I'm wondering if it is possible to put Infobox urban feature on top of Geobox. And of course, whether there is any objection to that, and even if it is possible. I mean, I don't feel like the real reason for wanting Infobox urban feature deleted has been expressed. I mean, yes those other tpls exist, but they are not exactly as useful/complete and not better. And I don't think the inclusion count is that important. I mean, I can see several dozen urban squares it could be used for. If it was built on top of Geobox, I wonder if any objections would be removed. I think geobox, using the free fields, could work, but I would not want to have to set up free fields all the time. I did put in features in articles like Seoul Plaza to show naming, too. Right now, I still want to keep the infobox urban feature tpl. Alaney2k (talk) 21:44, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Sil Lai Abrams[edit]

A template without the main page which is still in draft Draft:Sil Lai Abrams Marvellous Spider-Man 13:13, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

  • Why is this page being nominated for deletion? It will be attached to the final page for Draft:Sil Lai Abrams once it is approved. Baxter91 (talk) 14:34, 1 December 2016 (UTC)
  • @Baxter91: Are you planning to ever attempt to get it out of draft status by submitting it for review? Gestrid (talk) 15:16, 1 December 2016 (UTC)
    @Baxter91: More specifically, would you be open to moving this template to user space until the draft is approved? It won't change anything other than to move it out of the "forward-facing" portion of the project until the draft is in the mainspace. It cleans things up a bit for editors of templates as well, since it removes it from various database reports, cleanup tasks, etc. ~ Rob13Talk 19:20, 1 December 2016 (UTC)
  • @Gestrid: Yes, I am moving it out of draft status soon. Baxter91 (talk) 01:37, 2 December 2016 (UTC)
  • @Rob13: Yes, I'd be totally fine with it being moved to user space. Can you just provide me with the link when it's done? (I'm very new to Wikipedia and it isn't easy for me to find things, LOL. Baxter91 (talk) 01:37, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:US-business-bio-1660s-stub[edit]

Very unlikely to ever be used. ~ Rob13Talk 09:40, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:US-business-bio-1650s-stub[edit]

Very unlikely to ever be used. ~ Rob13Talk 09:40, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:US-business-bio-1620s-stub[edit]

Very unlikely to ever be used. ~ Rob13Talk 09:40, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

Thailand Squad navboxes[edit]

Unused. ~ Rob13Talk 09:28, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, most of these are non-notable squads. if there is a natural home for the content in any of these, we can always merge those with the respective squad articles. Frietjes (talk) 14:20, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

Independent College Athletic Conference ice hockey standings[edit]

Unused. ~ Rob13Talk 09:17, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

I'll be using them eventually when I have the time to create the main pages for the 1964-65 through 1969-70 seasons. PensRule11385 Talk 00:21, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

  • As I stated on my user talk page when you commented, we could userfy these until you're ready to use them. We typically don't store templates in the template space unless they're imminently going to be used somewhere on the project. ~ Rob13Talk 01:20, 2 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Plink[edit]

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The result of the discussion was speedy deleted as per WP:G7 upon request. ~ Rob13Talk 19:24, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

Not being used and outdated by newer templates. Employs an outdated template in its code {{waybackdate}} which is a redirect to {{wayback}} which is currently being merged to {{webarchive}}. The template would need to be rewritten, and if so would duplicate {{webarchive}} or {{url}} which are more developed. GreenC 03:50, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

Okay to speedy — as creator of the unused template. In fact, I don't remember why I ever created it, almost 9 years ago. - Wikidemon (talk) 05:49, 1 December 2016 (UTC)
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Template:Challenges[edit]

A lot of these articles in themselves are eligible for AFD, DRV (someone forgot to put a {{rally}} template on the mannequin one, so the closing user believed all the ineligible keep !votes, forcing me to DRV it), merging to the list of Internet memes, or even speedy (the mannequin one was created by a abusive sock). KATMAKROFAN (talk) 03:35, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

It may be easier to delete the articles and then remove those thinks from the template than to do it all at once. Hyacinth (talk) 03:46, 1 December 2016 (UTC)
  • ugggh, have any of the non-notable ones deleted at AFD, then reconsider. as stated above, it's better to delete the articles first. Frietjes (talk) 14:22, 2 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Keep - I do not understand this odd crusade KATMAKROFAN is on regarding the Mannequin Challenge or anything related to it. It was overwhelming consensus to keep the article, and now the rampage is spreading to other areas like this template. -- Fuzheado | Talk 02:35, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Miss Viet Nam Continents[edit]

The navigation box for Miss Viet Nam Continents navigates nothing and therefore must be deleted. Richie Campbell (talk) 03:14, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

  • delete – the only working links all go to the same article, which seems to be the only pertinent article. With no other articles to navigate to this is pointless.--JohnBlackburnewordsdeeds 09:56, 1 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Delete I cannot for the life of me remember why I created this template. Probably was trying to help a newbie but in any case the template is clearly pointless now. Pichpich (talk) 19:28, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

November 30[edit]

Template:Cite BDE[edit]

This is a citation template for the archives of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle at the Brooklyn Public Library. It was created in 2007. It appears that in 2014 the site was relaunched as a partnership with Newspapers.com. The content is still there, but all the links are broken and probably can't be fixed given how the Newspapers.com platform handles deep linking. My thinking is that this template should be deprecated and editors encouraged to create WP:Newspapers.com-style clippings. Mackensen (talk) 23:13, 30 November 2016 (UTC)

When all these BDE articles were originally used before the Newspapers.com acquisition, they were too small to read. Just thought I'd mention this. ---------User:DanTD (talk) 06:00, 1 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Clarification: the links can't be fixed in the template; editors could still take the information, find the article, and make clippings. Mackensen (talk) 13:00, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Tigres B squad[edit]

unused and out-of-date Frietjes (talk) 15:58, 30 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:TickerEntry[edit]

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The result of the discussion was Delete Plastikspork ―Œ(talk) 18:12, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

unused Frietjes (talk) 15:58, 30 November 2016 (UTC)

  • Concur, this ticker of problematic images was an idea that never got implemented from many years back. It may be harmless to leave around but if we're housecleaning, no issues with removal. (I was involved in trying to get this operational but I'm not involved in that sort of thing any more) ++Lar: t/c 16:08, 30 November 2016 (UTC)
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Template:Thuraya[edit]

unused Frietjes (talk) 15:57, 30 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Threave Rovers F.C.[edit]

unused, provides little navigation Frietjes (talk) 15:56, 30 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Thomas-gaia[edit]

unused Frietjes (talk) 15:55, 30 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Thermodynamic symbols[edit]

unused Frietjes (talk) 15:53, 30 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:The Bee Gees Sing and Play 14 Barry Gibb Songs tracks[edit]

unused and duplicates Template:The Bee Gees Sing and Play 14 Barry Gibb Songs Frietjes (talk) 15:52, 30 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:The Beach Boys albums footer 1966-1977[edit]

unused Frietjes (talk) 15:51, 30 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Thai politics/party colours[edit]

unused Frietjes (talk) 15:50, 30 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Thai Premier League Original Football Club[edit]

unused Frietjes (talk) 15:50, 30 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Campaignbox Atlantic blockade in the French Revolutionary Wars[edit]

unused and duplicates navigation provided by other campaign boxes Frietjes (talk) 23:51, 22 November 2016 (UTC)

I'd rather you didn't delete this actually - the campaign boxes currently being used are a bit unwieldy and I made this as part of a longer term effort to make them more effective to navigate - unfortunately RL got in the way and I haven't been able to implement it yet. --Jackyd101 (talk) 09:10, 23 November 2016 (UTC)
Jackyd101, go ahead and put the template to use, if you have time. if you don't have time, we can always move it to your userspace until you do have time. Frietjes (talk) 13:11, 23 November 2016 (UTC)
Relisted to generate a more thorough discussion and clearer consensus.
Please add new comments below this notice. Thanks, ~ Rob13Talk 04:48, 30 November 2016 (UTC)
Sounds like userification is the right answer? ++Lar: t/c 01:32, 5 December 2016 (UTC)

Template:Campaignbox Mongol invasions of Vietnam[edit]

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The result of the discussion was Delete Plastikspork ―Œ(talk) 18:11, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

unused and almost all redlinks Frietjes (talk) 23:58, 22 November 2016 (UTC)

@Frietjes: I'll work on fixing it, and making it useful. Iazyges Consermonor Opus meum 13:10, 28 November 2016 (UTC)
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Relisting comment: Now transcluded and Iazyges appears to want to work on it further.
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User:Iazyges how are you going to eliminate the overlap with Template:Campaignbox Mongol invasions and conquests? Frietjes (talk) 14:51, 30 November 2016 (UTC)
Likely with the addition of other battles, I will see what I can find to add to it. Iazyges Consermonor Opus meum 15:00, 2 December 2016 (UTC)
User:Iazyges, so you are going to remove content from Template:Campaignbox Mongol invasions and conquests? as it stands right now, that template navigates between the articles. I have no idea why you put it at the bottom of the article when it's a campaignbox/sidebar and not a navbox. Frietjes (talk) 22:40, 2 December 2016 (UTC)
@Frietjes: After having a look around, i've realized the template is pretty much useless, as of now, as while it has 4 blue links, 3 are to the "mongol invasion of vietnam" and only one is a battle. Iazyges Consermonor Opus meum 22:44, 2 December 2016 (UTC)
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November 29[edit]

Template:Image FRC events detail[edit]

unused and not particularly useful Frietjes (talk) 22:38, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Ill-NU Result[edit]

not needed, pages use template:sports rivalry series table Frietjes (talk) 22:37, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Ice hockey team roster3[edit]

unused Frietjes (talk) 22:35, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:ISS-Dockingbays[edit]

unused Frietjes (talk) 22:30, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Human diet[edit]

unused Frietjes (talk) 21:59, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Huracán Valencia CF squad[edit]

unused and out-of-date Frietjes (talk) 21:59, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:IKWIG-Itinerary[edit]

unused Frietjes (talk) 21:58, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:IIT and NIT[edit]

unused and duplicates maps found in the articles (e.g., Indian Institutes of Technology) Frietjes (talk) 21:58, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:IITKGP[edit]

unused and no working links Frietjes (talk) 21:56, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:De La Salle Junior Archers current roster[edit]

unused, out-of-date, and all redlinks Frietjes (talk) 21:56, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Indian scientists[edit]

thankfully unused and incomplete considering the size of Category:Indian scientists Frietjes (talk) 18:31, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Inaugural Melbourne Renegades team[edit]

unused and broken Frietjes (talk) 18:29, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Image width/2[edit]

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The result of the discussion was Delete; deleted as G7 by Deor (talk · contribs · blocks · protections · deletions · page moves · rights · RfA) AnomieBOT 01:03, 30 November 2016 (UTC)

unused, see this discussion. this sort of thing is better coded in LUA. Frietjes (talk) 18:26, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Delete as author. Dispenser (talk) 19:08, 29 November 2016 (UTC)
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Template:ImageLayout[edit]

unused Frietjes (talk) 18:24, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:ImageClick[edit]

unused, could be "re userfied" Frietjes (talk) 18:24, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Image-PL-president[edit]

unused file permission template Frietjes (talk) 18:23, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:ISRLs[edit]

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The result of the discussion was Delete; deleted as G7 by PhilKnight (talk · contribs · blocks · protections · deletions · page moves · rights · RfA) AnomieBOT 00:03, 1 December 2016 (UTC)

unused Frietjes (talk) 18:22, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

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Template:ISAP color[edit]

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The result of the discussion was Delete Plastikspork ―Œ(talk) 18:10, 3 December 2016 (UTC)

unused Frietjes (talk) 18:20, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete   Actually, superceded is a better description of the status of these three templates. ISAP is an abbreviation of the old name for line 1 of the Athens Metro, these templates were for the station succession boxes of stations on the line. On a quick review of the station articles, the station succession boxes are now using {{OASA Metro color}}, {{OASA Metro lines}} and {{OASA Metro stations}} instead. So these three ISAP templates are redundant. Slambo (Speak) 15:20, 2 December 2016 (UTC)
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Template:1955 MSC football standings[edit]

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The result of the discussion was Speedy Deleted per author's request RickinBaltimore (talk) 16:28, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

duplicate, speedy delete. UW Dawgs (talk) 05:24, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

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Template:Melbourne Victory 2006-07 A-League Champions squad[edit]

Unused. ~ Rob13Talk 03:42, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • weak delete, championship-winning squad, but its not used. Frietjes (talk) 15:19, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Melbourne City NPL Current Squad[edit]

Unused. ~ Rob13Talk 03:42, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, unused and out-of-date. Frietjes (talk) 15:19, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Manado United Current Squad 2011 Indonesia Premier League[edit]

Current squad template for dissolved squad. ~ Rob13Talk 03:41, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, unused and out-of-date. Frietjes (talk) 15:20, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Nigeria squad - 2013 FIBA Africa Championship for Women[edit]

Navbox with only one blue link. Insufficient to aid navigation. ~ Rob13Talk 03:40, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, 6th place squad. Frietjes (talk) 15:22, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Yugoslavia squad – EuroBasket Women 1972[edit]

Navbox with only two blue links. Insufficient to aid navigation. ~ Rob13Talk 03:38, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, 8th place squad. Frietjes (talk) 15:22, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Yugoslavia squad – EuroBasket Women 1962[edit]

Navbox with only two blue links. Insufficient to aid navigation. ~ Rob13Talk 03:38, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, 5th place squad. Frietjes (talk) 15:23, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Yugoslavia squad – EuroBasket Women 1960[edit]

Navbox with only two blue links. Insufficient to aid navigation. ~ Rob13Talk 03:38, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, 5th place squad. Frietjes (talk) 15:25, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Yugoslavia squad – EuroBasket Women 1958[edit]

Navbox with only two blue links. Insufficient to aid navigation. ~ Rob13Talk 03:38, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, 4th place squad. Frietjes (talk) 15:26, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Yugoslavia squad – EuroBasket Women 1956[edit]

Navbox with only two blue links. Insufficient to aid navigation. ~ Rob13Talk 03:38, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, 9th place squad. Frietjes (talk) 15:26, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Madagascar squad - 2009 FIBA Africa Championship for Women[edit]

Navbox with one blue link. Unused. ~ Rob13Talk 03:36, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, 8th place squad. Frietjes (talk) 15:27, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Madagascar squad - 2007 FIBA Africa Championship for Women[edit]

Navbox with no blue links. Unused. ~ Rob13Talk 03:36, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, 10th place squad. Frietjes (talk) 15:28, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Madagascar squad - 1971 FIBA World Championship for Women[edit]

Navbox with no blue links. Unused. ~ Rob13Talk 03:36, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, 13th place (last place) squad. Frietjes (talk) 15:29, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Largest metropolitan areas of Morocco[edit]

Unused and gaudy enough that it's really WP:TNT material. This certainly wouldn't work as any sort of navbox. ~ Rob13Talk 03:35, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • I fixed the format, but I agree we can probably delete it. Frietjes (talk) 15:52, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Largest municipalities of Lori Province[edit]

Unused and unfinished template. ~ Rob13Talk 03:35, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • Delete. No need for such a template for a province that has a population of no mere than 230,000.--Preacher lad (talk) 12:37, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Largest cities of the Republic of Ghana[edit]

Unused and gaudy enough that it's really WP:TNT material. This certainly wouldn't work as any sort of navbox. ~ Rob13Talk 03:35, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • I fixed the format, but I agree we can probably delete it. Frietjes (talk) 15:52, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Largest cities of the Cayman Islands[edit]

Unused and unfinished template. ~ Rob13Talk 03:34, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, not needed. Frietjes (talk) 18:18, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Largest cities of San Marino[edit]

Unused and unfinished template. ~ Rob13Talk 03:34, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, not needed. Frietjes (talk) 18:18, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Largest cities of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines[edit]

Unused and unfinished template. ~ Rob13Talk 03:34, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, not needed. Frietjes (talk) 18:18, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Largest cities of Rondônia[edit]

Unused and unfinished template. ~ Rob13Talk 03:33, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, not needed. Frietjes (talk) 18:18, 29 November 2016 (UTC)
  • delete, Template:Municipalities of Rondônia already exists. Prburley (talk) 00:26, 30 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Largest cities of Qatar[edit]

Unused and unfinished template. ~ Rob13Talk 03:33, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, not needed. Frietjes (talk) 18:18, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Largest cities of Puerto Rico[edit]

Unused and unfinished template. ~ Rob13Talk 03:33, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, not needed. Frietjes (talk) 18:18, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Largest cities of Ontario[edit]

Unused and unfinished template. ~ Rob13Talk 03:33, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, not needed. Frietjes (talk) 18:19, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Largest cities of Monaco[edit]

Unused and unfinished template. ~ Rob13Talk 03:33, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, not needed. Frietjes (talk) 18:19, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Largest cities of Liechtenstein[edit]

Unused and unfinished template. ~ Rob13Talk 03:33, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, not needed. Frietjes (talk) 18:19, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Largest cities of Latvia[edit]

Unused and unfinished template. ~ Rob13Talk 03:33, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, not needed. Frietjes (talk) 18:19, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Largest cities of Grenada[edit]

Unused and unfinished template. ~ Rob13Talk 03:33, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, not needed. Frietjes (talk) 18:19, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Largest cities and towns in the Republic of Ireland[edit]

Unused and unfinished template. ~ Rob13Talk 03:33, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, not needed. Frietjes (talk) 18:19, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Largest cities of Bahrain[edit]

Unused and unfinished template. ~ Rob13Talk 03:32, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, not needed. Frietjes (talk) 18:19, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Largest cities of Brunei[edit]

Unused and unfinished template. ~ Rob13Talk 03:32, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

  • delete, not needed. Frietjes (talk) 18:19, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

Template:Skywalker family tree[edit]

I am proposing this template for deletion because it consists of mostly WP:INUNIVERSE cruft and trivial information. Lord Sjones23 (talk - contributions) 03:10, 21 November 2016 (UTC)

  • weak keep, I don't see how this is any worse than any of the other Category:Fictional family tree templates. however, if there is consensus to remove it from the articles, then of course it should be deleted. or if there is consensus to delete all of them, then I can see how they all would be deleted as in universe cruft. Frietjes (talk) 21:58, 28 November 2016 (UTC)
Relisted to generate a more thorough discussion and clearer consensus.
Please add new comments below this notice. Thanks, ~ Rob13Talk 03:27, 29 November 2016 (UTC)

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