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List of Canadian artistsEdit

Article made by an LTA. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 10:12, 10 November 2022 (UTC)

This page promotes Wikipedia:Long-term abuse/Ananny. Macdonald-ross (talk) 14:36, 13 November 2022 (UTC)

Research Project: Plain English Questions For YouEdit

Hello! I am a master's student working on a project regarding the use of Plain Language, which I believe is a similar concept to Simple English. As the people behind this offering I am wondering if I could ask some questions to someone on this forum regarding Simple English, if you have any statistics on the usage of the Simple English Wikipedia, and how the process goes for translating a page into Simple English.

If this is another forum or channel you'd like me to direct my questions to, or other contacts in the Simple English space please let me know.

If you'd be open to answering some of my questions, I posted some exact questions on on my talk channel and we can discuss there. Thank you for your help :)

Primarysorcerer (talk) 19:54, 16 November 2022 (UTC)

Hi there Primarysorcerer! You could also add this topic to Simple talk. I plan to answer the questions soon. Thanks :) --Ferien (talk) 20:10, 16 November 2022 (UTC)
Thanks! I will post in Simple talk as well Primarysorcerer (talk) 20:27, 16 November 2022 (UTC)

Sari KathaEdit

This is a page about a cartoon studio, but I don't think it claims or explains the notability as a studio. Although the author does not agree and continues to remove QD tags, so I would like to have admins for a review. MathXplore (talk) 05:47, 18 November 2022 (UTC)

QD tag was restored by Hockeycatcat. MathXplore (talk) 07:07, 18 November 2022 (UTC)
QD declined, as I don't think it's a clear case of A4 and not everyone agreed it wasn't notable (with the author removing the QD tags). Hockeycatcat or MathXplore, please feel free to send to RfD if you wish. --Ferien (talk) 07:20, 18 November 2022 (UTC)
Thank you for the review, I will take this to Wikipedia:Requests for deletion/Requests/2022/Sari Katha. MathXplore (talk) 07:26, 18 November 2022 (UTC)

TeenNick Smile Kids PreschoolEdit

A hoax article that I mentioned at CU has returned. Can we have this entry protected? MathXplore (talk) 03:59, 19 November 2022 (UTC)

Nova Lee LeClairEdit

Non-notable actor BLP but an IP editor continues to remove QD tag. MathXplore (talk) 13:15, 19 November 2022 (UTC)

Request block Special:Contributions/Forever-Young-At-HeartEdit

Special:Contributions/Queen-Divas ‎sock.--MCC214 (talk) 17:18, 20 November 2022 (UTC)

  • Now this account have been globally banned, so admin can ignore this block request.--MCC214 (talk) 04:32, 21 November 2022 (UTC)

Request for removal of rightsEdit

Hi there! Please remove rollback from this account. Thanks! EpicPupper (talk) 22:26, 20 November 2022 (UTC)

  Done--Ferien (talk) 22:43, 20 November 2022 (UTC)


Please consider blocking and deleting pages created by Long-term abuse, see en:Wikipedia:Long-term abuse/Alec Smithson (global block already requested). Thanks, --Mtarch11 (talk) 07:44, 21 November 2022 (UTC)

@Mtarch11 Blocked, though pages are not deleted for now. — *Fehufangą✉ Talk page 23:57, 24 November 2022 (UTC)

Yahya jamaaouiEdit

I would like to have this article reviewed, requested QD G4 but contested by the creator. MathXplore (talk) 15:55, 21 November 2022 (UTC)

Anurag DixitEdit

Seems to be a copy from here but an IP user is contesting the QD. MathXplore (talk) 07:19, 22 November 2022 (UTC)

The creator agreed to remove enwiki copypaste, so I will withdraw QD A3 for now. MathXplore (talk) 07:38, 22 November 2022 (UTC)


This user was blocked due to a bad username (bot in account name), but changed the user name. I think this account can be unblocked. MathXplore (talk) 07:22, 22 November 2022 (UTC)

@MathXplore: That is something the user can request if they want to. -- Auntof6 (talk) 07:54, 22 November 2022 (UTC)

Violet's LifeEdit

This TV series article does not claim notability but an IP editor is contesting the QD. I would like to have an admin to review this page. MathXplore (talk) 06:50, 25 November 2022 (UTC)

@MathXplore: Reviewed; deleted as not notable. FYI, I don't consider removing a QD tag to be contesting. Using the {{wait}} template would be contesting. -- Auntof6 (talk) 08:26, 25 November 2022 (UTC)


Hello! I came from ruwiki. Can you delete and then protect the article Helpinver so no one could recreate it? This is a spam article, it has been created in multiple Wikipedias. Thanks in advance. Radmir Far (talk) 17:19, 26 November 2022 (UTC)

Thank you for the notice. Appropriate action has been taken. Best, Griff (talk) 17:53, 26 November 2022 (UTC)

Dexter's LaboratoryEdit

Dexter's Laboratory has been getting constant attention from IPs. They tend to be adding a large amount of off topic and/or unsourced information. Ive reverted and/or cleaned up the article multiple times in the last few days. While not unmanageable, if no one was watching it and pruning constantly, it would get out of hand. Short term partial protection (confirmed users+) may be needed for a while. Pure Evil (talk) 19:07, 30 November 2022 (UTC)

  Done --Ferien (talk) 16:49, 1 December 2022 (UTC)

Mudros ArmisticeEdit

Please check the page Mudros Armistice one time and you will know what is going on. The page is a type of vandalism. Koqkpa - TALK 15:44, 2 December 2022 (UTC)

  Deleted. Thank you. --Ferien (talk) 15:45, 2 December 2022 (UTC)

Request for Protection for User talk:郊外生活Edit

I would like to request semi-protection for User talk:郊外生活 due to excessive vandalism by cross-wiki long-term abuse Sidowpknbihihj (ja:LTA:HEATHROW) socks. This LTA uses multiple accounts in order to post abusive language at my user talk pages on multiple Wikimedia projects, and my userpages on enwiki, meta, commons, and wikidata are now semi-protected. --郊外生活 (talk) 13:55, 3 December 2022 (UTC)

  Comment: The user is not so much active at here, so I think indefinite semi-protection is possible. MathXplore (talk) 13:58, 3 December 2022 (UTC)
  Done for a year --Ferien (talk) 15:10, 3 December 2022 (UTC)

What two breeds make a pomeranianEdit

Delete this page What two breeds make a pomeranian. It is a vandalism page on Wikipedia, some kind of test page? Koqkpa - TALK 16:10, 3 December 2022 (UTC)

Koqkpa   Done Thank you but there is no need for you to also report on Administrators noticeboard unless the quick deletion tag is being reverted multiple times. Quick deletion requests automatically go to a category that admins monitor: CAT:QD. --Ferien (talk) 16:24, 3 December 2022 (UTC)

Template:Talk headerEdit

The search bar doesn't work on {{Talk header}}. For example, on Talk:History of the United States, if you search for something, it searches in pages with the prefix "?'"`UNIQ--nowiki-00000002-QINU`"'?" and doesn't find any results. Lights and freedom (talk) 19:58, 4 December 2022 (UTC)

  Fixed*Fehufangą✉ Talk page 02:21, 6 December 2022 (UTC)

Juiceslf (singer)Edit

The IP user who created Juiceslf (singer) claimed that it is "different from the deleted version", probably to avoid WP:QD#G4, so an admin can verify if it's really different enough or otherwise quick delete it. The RfD is at Wikipedia:Requests for deletion/Requests/2022/Juiceslf. Lights and freedom (talk) 22:14, 4 December 2022 (UTC)

  Done by Op873. Thank you! Griff (talk) 01:46, 5 December 2022 (UTC)

Quick deletion review neededEdit

Folkloristic anthropology was put up for quick deletion G7. The request was declined with the reason given as "original author did not write most of what was on the page before blanking"

There have been 2 editors. The first was the creator. the page was created at 7180 by that person. Another editor added 3 tags to the page (simplify, more sources and cleanup needed) and headers and moved the page to the proper title. (total size now 7389). OP then blanked 6958 of the content (pretty much all of what they put up) The other editor then tagged it as qd-g7. This was denied saying the OP who added 7180 of 7389 did not write most of it. The only thing on the page is 3 tags, an empty reference section and an external sites section with a link to example. G7, no content and test edit could all be valid reasons but as it has been denied, this needs upper level attention to deal with it (and the redirect what was created in the move) Pure Evil (talk) 06:57, 6 December 2022 (UTC)

WP:QD#G7 says "only if most of the page was written by that author and was created as a mistake". I don't think the page was created as a mistake. I do apologize for misinterpreting the edit reason "add sections", though: I was thinking it meant that sections of text were added, when it was really just section headings. (That's what I get for not paying attention to the character count.) If another admin wants to delete, I won't protest although I think it was not created as a mistake. -- Auntof6 (talk) 07:07, 6 December 2022 (UTC)

Emma TateEdit

An IP editor continues to put RFD tag at here, but I don't see any recent RFD about this page. I would like to have admins to check this page if it is OK to clean up the RFD notice. MathXplore (talk) 07:45, 6 December 2022 (UTC)

Looks like they've stopped. --Ferien (talk) 17:33, 6 December 2022 (UTC)

Jalierium, possible QD A6Edit

I think this page is a possible hoax but the author continues to remove the QD tag without meaningful improvements. MathXplore (talk) 17:24, 6 December 2022 (UTC)

hi fella MarcusAAA76 (talk) 17:33, 6 December 2022 (UTC)
  Done Deleted. --Ferien (talk) 17:33, 6 December 2022 (UTC)