Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.

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Re: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.

Post by ericbarbour » Wed Sep 28, 2022 7:23 pm

Yet another example of something with an article on another language WP that English WP considers "non-notable". It is equipped with something unusual, a high-speed tracking telescope that can follow fast-moving objects like asteroids and satellites. And it's the one of only two astronomical observatories on Reunion Island.

https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Observato ... _des_Makes

https://www.observatoiredesmakes.com/

They are both buried in this list--the only mention on en-WP. Numbers 181 and 182. In fact there are hundreds of observatories in said list that have no separate articles on en-WP. Plus: that damn list has entries for space telescopes like Hubble and SOHO, but no listing for the JWST.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_observatory_codes

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Re: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.

Post by ericbarbour » Sun Oct 09, 2022 2:04 am

So where's the article about Robert Hadden? Don't give me that "non notability" shit. When an old white man (and a "prominent gynaecologist") is repeatedly accused of molesting his patients, Wikipedia is usually right on the feminist case. Why is this story buried in the Gynaecology article as a single reference??

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2 ... ual-abuse/

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/10/07/nyre ... ement.html

https://www.wsj.com/articles/columbia-u ... 1665188129

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Re: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.

Post by ericbarbour » Thu Oct 13, 2022 11:55 pm

Ho hum ho hum. Just another tv series Wikipedia refuses to acknowledge.

"Oh well, it was on CNN+ and that's DEAD" etc.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt17498850/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyt12p7EwRM

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Re: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.

Post by ericbarbour » Sun Oct 16, 2022 11:19 pm

There's almost NO mention of LA County Inspector General Max Huntsman on Wikipedia. Considering part of his job is to clean up the notoriously corrupt LA Sheriff's Department, and he is now being forced out of his job by the sheriff.....

https://www.latimes.com/california/stor ... eneral-ban
https://www.latimes.com/california/stor ... villanueva
https://abc7.com/sheila-kuehl-lasd-inve ... /12257401/
https://www.kcrw.com/news/shows/press-p ... x-huntsman
https://theavtimes.com/2020/06/29/max-h ... ing-homes/
https://witnessla.com/i-was-hired-said- ... ce-it-now/

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Re: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.

Post by ericbarbour » Wed Nov 09, 2022 11:16 pm

Ask any damn "Wikipedian": where is the coverage of Alastair Mactaggart, a real-estate developer from San Francisco who seems to know almost nothing about internet privacy, and his custom-made state agency, the California Privacy Protection Agency? Said agency was apparently set up just to make Mactaggart happy.....

https://www.techdirt.com/2022/11/09/sof ... nforce-it/

References, fuckers:
https://www.npr.org/2018/06/29/62433603 ... he-country
https://www.fastcompany.com/90622991/al ... -interview
https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/10/tech/ala ... index.html
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-real-e ... 1530308857

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Re: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.

Post by ericbarbour » Tue Dec 06, 2022 2:00 am

The Dutch language Wikipedia has an article about "semi-legendary" synth musician Don Muro. He has been a fixture of music trade shows like NAMM and Musikmesse for a loooong time (I think 50 years and maybe longer), often demonstrating new instruments. Don has either released or at least played on dozens of albums. No idea how many, just a lot.

https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Muro

But there's nothing on English Wikipedia.

His vanity site:

http://donmuro.com/


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Re: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.

Post by wexter » Fri Jan 20, 2023 4:41 pm

Stub Article created only to be drubbed down (to aid and support deletion), nominated for speedy delete, and then moved to AFD. It was a piranha feeding fest.
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Re: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.

Post by ericbarbour » Sat Jan 21, 2023 4:57 am

wexter wrote:
Fri Jan 20, 2023 4:41 pm
Stub Article created only to be drubbed down (to aid and support deletion), nominated for speedy delete, and then moved to AFD. It was a piranha feeding fest.
ha ha ha ha.......see, the assholes ARE reading this forum--if only to find things to delete. Perhaps I should have warned you this would happen. Try a Don Muro article next. But don't blame me if they delete it quickly. (Use another account, silly.)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia ... nko-Papizh

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Re: Articles Wikipedia should have--but doesn't.

Post by Strelnikov » Sat Jan 21, 2023 11:20 am

Anybody noticed that the article page layouts have changed on en.Wikipedia?

James Adomian doing his Sebastian Gorka voice: The blue border on the left....IS GONE!
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