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==Nominating==
 
==Nominating==
 
 
The basic format for a deletion nomination is the following:
 
The basic format for a deletion nomination is the following:
  
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==Commenting==
 
==Commenting==
 
 
All Wikitravellers are asked to state their opinion about articles and images listed for deletion.  The format for comments is:
 
All Wikitravellers are asked to state their opinion about articles and images listed for deletion.  The format for comments is:
  
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==Deleting, or not==
 
==Deleting, or not==
 
 
After fourteen (14) days of discussion, there will probably be consensus one way or the other. If the consensus is to '''keep''', '''redirect''' or '''merge''', then any Wikitraveller can do it. If you are redirecting, please remember to check for broken redirects or double redirects as a result of your move. Remove any VFD notices from that page, and archive the deletion discussion as described in the next section.  
 
After fourteen (14) days of discussion, there will probably be consensus one way or the other. If the consensus is to '''keep''', '''redirect''' or '''merge''', then any Wikitraveller can do it. If you are redirecting, please remember to check for broken redirects or double redirects as a result of your move. Remove any VFD notices from that page, and archive the deletion discussion as described in the next section.  
  
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==Archiving==
 
==Archiving==
 
 
After you keep/redirect/merge/delete the article, '''move the deletion discussion'''  to the Archives page for the appropriate month. The [[Wikitravel:Votes for deletion/Archives |root Archives page]] has a directory. Note that it's the month in which the ''action'' was taken, rather than when the ''nomination'' was first posted, that should be used for the archived discussion; that way, recourse to the deletion log can lead subsequent readers right to the discussion (at least for the pages that were deleted).
 
After you keep/redirect/merge/delete the article, '''move the deletion discussion'''  to the Archives page for the appropriate month. The [[Wikitravel:Votes for deletion/Archives |root Archives page]] has a directory. Note that it's the month in which the ''action'' was taken, rather than when the ''nomination'' was first posted, that should be used for the archived discussion; that way, recourse to the deletion log can lead subsequent readers right to the discussion (at least for the pages that were deleted).
  
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== June 2012 ==
 
 
=== [[Bimmah Sinkhole]] ===
 
* '''Delete''' - Much of the information was taken from [[Hawiyat Najm Park]]. And we don't create articles about specific sights. As the thumb rule goes, you cannot sleep in this sinkhole. <big>[[User:JamesA|<font face="Segoe UI"><font color="#4682b4"><big>J</big>ames'''<small>A</small>'''</font></font>]]</big>  <sup>[[User talk:JamesA|<font face="Segoe UI"><font color="#191970">'''>talk'''</font></font>]]</sup> 04:26, 12 June 2012 (EDT)
 
**'''Merge and redirect''' real places.  [[User:LtPowers|LtPowers]] 09:28, 12 June 2012 (EDT)
 
:::The information was copied word-for-word from the aforementioned article, so there's not really any info to merge. <big>[[User:JamesA|<font face="Segoe UI"><font color="#4682b4"><big>J</big>ames'''<small>A</small>'''</font></font>]]</big>  <sup>[[User talk:JamesA|<font face="Segoe UI"><font color="#191970">'''>talk'''</font></font>]]</sup> 10:15, 12 June 2012 (EDT)
 
:::: OK, then just '''redirect'''. [[User:Pashley|Pashley]] 22:08, 12 June 2012 (EDT)
 
* '''Delete'''  Article was created with copied content.  There is no content at the target of the redirect. Restore the status quo, here.  --[[User:Inas|Inas]] 18:43, 15 June 2012 (EDT)
 
* '''Delete'''.  Agree with [[User:Inas|Inas]]. -- [[User:Wrh2|Ryan]] &bull; ([[User talk:Wrh2|talk]]) &bull; 14:13, 4 August 2012 (EDT)
 
  
=== [[White-Sand Beach of Oman]] ===
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==September 2012==
* '''Delete''' - About a specific beach/sight, rather than a destination where you can sleep (town, national park, region, etc) <big>[[User:JamesA|<font face="Segoe UI"><font color="#4682b4"><big>J</big>ames'''<small>A</small>'''</font></font>]]</big>  <sup>[[User talk:JamesA|<font face="Segoe UI"><font color="#191970">'''>talk'''</font></font>]]</sup> 04:26, 12 June 2012 (EDT)
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=== [[La Ballue Garden]] ===
**'''Merge and redirect''' real places. [[User:LtPowers|LtPowers]] 09:28, 12 June 2012 (EDT)
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An attraction rather than a destination so it violates [[Wikitravel:What_is_an_article%3F#What_does_not_get_its_own_article.3F|policy]]. [[User:Pashley|Pashley]] 03:25, 29 September 2012 (EDT)
* '''Merge''' to [[Northern Oman]]. -- [[User:Wrh2|Ryan]] &bull; ([[User talk:Wrh2|talk]]) &bull; 14:13, 4 August 2012 (EDT)
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== August 2012 ==
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Much of it is based on http://www.laballuegarden.com/web/uk_index.php so I would propose
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*'''Merge''' and shorten some content to [http://wikitravel.org/wiki/en/index.php?title=Lower_Normandy&oldid=1906614#See] and then '''Delete''' --[[User:W. Frank|W.&nbsp;'''Frank''']]<sup>[[Special:EmailUser/W. Frank|<font color="green">e-mail</font>]]</sup><sub>[[User talk:W. Frank|<font color="red">talk</font>]]</sub> 16:22, 29 September 2012 (EDT)
  
=== [[User talk:Sudeep25]] ===
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* Actually, policy is to merge and '''redirect''' such articles since someone might search for the term. [[User:Pashley|Pashley]] 08:34, 28 November 2012 (EST)
  
* '''Speedy Delete''' - Spam link by user who is now blocked. Due to persistent and very serious bugs, I am not able to delete this page. If anyone is able, please do so right away. Thanks. [[User:Ikan Kekek|Ikan Kekek]] 01:29, 3 August 2012 (EDT)
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== October 2012 ==
*: Deleted.  I had to log out, clear all cookies from my browser, and log back in today to get the site working (and appearing) normally, but at least for now things seem to be working as expected. -- [[User:Wrh2|Ryan]] &bull; ([[User talk:Wrh2|talk]]) &bull; 01:48, 3 August 2012 (EDT)
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===[[London 2012]]===
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Both the London Olympics and Paralympics are now past and this article is of no further use for travellers.
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* '''Delete''' --[[User:W. Frank|W.&nbsp;'''Frank''']]<sup>[[Special:EmailUser/W. Frank|<font color="green">e-mail</font>]]</sup><sub>[[User talk:W. Frank|<font color="red">talk</font>]]</sub> 19:29, 8 October 2012 (EDT)
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* '''Keep''' - There was [[Project:Votes_for_deletion/September_2010#Euro_2008|similar vfd]] a while ago and the consensus was to keep event articles like these. <font color="#339989">–[[User:Sumone10154|'''<font color="#339989">sumone10154</font>''']]<sup>([[User talk:Sumone10154|<font color="#339989">talk</font>]])</sup></font> 22:18, 8 October 2012 (EDT)
  
===[[Get_A_Much_Less_Expensive_Car_Or_Truck_Insurance_Coverage_Just_By_Following_These]]===
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===[[Hatma City]]===
* '''Delete'''.  inappropriate marketing spam. [[User:W. Frank|W. Frank]] 11:45, 19 August 2012 (EDT)
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Despite persistent questioning of the original author (and sole contributor), I have found no evidence that there is such a conurbation in [[Indonesia]]!
  
===[[Need_To_Have_A_Motor_Vehicle_Insurance_Coverage_That_Is_Certainly_Less_Expensive%3F_Here's_How]]===
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(Although there are Hatma's in Turkey and the Lebanon and a [http://id.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taman_Nasional_Hamra Hamra National Park in Sweden] )
* '''Delete'''.  Inappropriate marketing spam. [[User:W. Frank|W. Frank]] 11:51, 19 August 2012 (EDT)
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* '''Delete''' --<sub>singapore</sub>[[User:Singapore.Alice|<b><font color="#0000DD">A</font><font color="#0066FF">l</font><font color="#0099FF">i</font><font color="#00CCFF">c</font><font color="#00EEFF">e</font></b>]] 00:44, 26 October 2012 (EDT)
  
===[[Easy_Methods_To_Pick_Out_The_Right_Smartphone]]===
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===[[Murree pakistan]]===
* '''Delete'''. Inappropriate marketing spam? [[User:W. Frank|W. Frank]] 11:59, 19 August 2012 (EDT)
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We have [[Murree]]. If there was ambiguity, we might need "Murree (Pakistan)", but we don't need this. [[User:Pashley|Pashley]] 17:58, 9 November 2012 (EST)
  
===[[Have_You_Been_In_Crisis%3F_Uncover_The_Ideal_Attorney_Safeguarding_Families]]===
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* '''Delete''' --<sub>singapore</sub>[[User_talk:Singapore.Alice|<b><font color="#0000DD">A</font><font color="#0066FF">l</font><font color="#0099FF">i</font><font color="#00CCFF">c</font><font color="#00EEFF">e</font></b>]] 00:30, 10 November 2012 (EST)
* '''Delete'''.  Badly written and inappropriate marketing spam? [[User:W. Frank|W. Frank]] 14:55, 19 August 2012 (EDT)
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* '''Deleted''' [[User:IBAlex|IBAlex]] 14:18, 27 November 2012 (EST)
  
===[[Come_Across_The_Top_Over_The_Internet_Attorney_Protecting_Households_When_You're_In_Crisis]]===
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== November 2012 ==
* '''Delete'''.  Badly written and inappropriate marketing spam AGAIN? [[User:W. Frank|W. Frank]] 15:05, 19 August 2012 (EDT)
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===[[User:Yuyodhpuht]]===
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===[[Mayfair palm beach]]===
* '''Delete'''. Inappropriate marketing spam AGAIN? [[User:W. Frank|W. Frank]] 16:08, 19 August 2012 (EDT)
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Incorrectly capitalised and anyway policy is not to do articles on individual hotels unless they are huge standalone resorts. Parts of the content might be added to [[Grand old hotels]] or made into listings in [[Kolkata]], but most of it should go. [[User:Pashley|Pashley]] 11:08, 27 November 2012 (EST)
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* '''Delete''' after salvage of any useful parts. (I am a bit surprised that the original sole author did not add an [[xl]] but maybe I'm getting cynical... --<sub>singapore</sub>[[User_talk:Singapore.Alice|<b><font color="#0000DD">A</font><font color="#0066FF">l</font><font color="#0099FF">i</font><font color="#00CCFF">c</font><font color="#00EEFF">e</font></b>]] 14:50, 27 November 2012 (EST)
  
** I did '''speedy deletes''' on several above, but did not have tme to block the users. [[User:Pashley|Pashley]] 22:54, 19 August 2012 (EDT)
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=== [[Kandyan Art Association]] ===
  
===[[Char Dham Yatra]]===
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Some of this might be OK in a listing or on a user page. Not as an article. [[User:Pashley|Pashley]] 16:03, 19 December 2012 (EST)
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:Deleted. Information merged with [[Kandy]] site. thank you, Pashley! [[User:IBAlex|IBAlex]] 18:41, 19 December 2012 (EST)
  
A five-line "article" whose main purpose seems to be to give an external link. It is conceivable this could be turned into an itinerary or travel topic, but as it stands it is a '''delete''' candidate. [[User:Pashley|Pashley]] 21:12, 20 August 2012 (EDT)
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== Dec 2012 ==
  
===[[User:Rex Sueciæ]]===
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=== [[Sidcul]] ===
* '''Speedydelete''' - spam, abuse. [[User:Riggwelter|Riggwelter]] 10:20, 23 August 2012 (EDT)
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* '''Delete''' copy and paste job from article of same name at Wikipedia. No interest whatsoever for the traveller that I can discern. --[[Special:Contributions/118.93.73.30|118.93.73.30]] 05:53, 31 December 2012 (EST)
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:Deleted- thank you for notifying our community! [[User:IBAlex|IBAlex]] 18:34, 8 January 2013 (EST)
  
** Not a speedy; I'm not even sure it is a deletion candidate. I do not read German, so I cannot be certain, but it looks like all it is is someone whose user page contains (so far) only a link to his or her user pag on WP. [[User:Pashley|Pashley]] 01:17, 27 August 2012 (EDT)
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===[[The leela goa]]===
::: Seems like a spammer though; the same IP did this [http://wikitravel.org/wiki/en/index.php?title=User_talk%3ARiggwelter&action=historysubmit&diff=1866908&oldid=1546099] -- [[User:Eiland|Eiland]] 05:21, 6 September 2012 (EDT)
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===[[Lilac]]===
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* '''Delete'''; Hotels do not get their own articles. There may be something worth merging, but it is not worth a rediect because it probably is not aseach term & the title is capitalised wrong anyway. [[User:Pashley|Pashley]] 07:09, 15 January 2013 (EST)
* '''Delete'''. Obviously some orphaned stub without content. [[User:Nyx|Nyx]] 08:00, 26 August 2012 (EDT)
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:Deleted! Thanks, Pashley! I will notify the author that he could add a listing to the destination page following our [[Don't tout| policies]]. Cheers! [[User:IBAlex|IBAlex]] 13:30, 15 January 2013 (EST)
  
== September 2012 ==
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== January 2013 ==
===[[:File:Coleman Instant 14- By 10- Foot 8- Person Two Room Tent 1709.jpg]]===
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* Fairly obvious copyright violation, and even if it weren't it seems useless.  [[User:JYolkowski|JYolkowski]] 22:28, 13 September 2012 (EDT)
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** Speedied. [[User:Pashley|Pashley]] 00:32, 14 September 2012 (EDT)
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===[[OldSchoolNewBodyReview262216351]]===
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===[[Super bowl]]===
* Copyright violation? (even if it isn't, it seems inappropriate for our travel guide)-- [[User:W. Frank|W. Frank]] 11:46, 14 September 2012 (EDT)
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does the community think this big event (attraction?) deserves its own article?
  
===[[User:Ulysses8]]===
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===[[Sabang, san jose, camarines sur]]===
* Seems obvious from the NIL contribution record of [[User:Ulysses8|Ulysses8]] that this user page has been created only to promote a spam hyperlink from our travel guide. --[[User:W. Frank|W. Frank]] 13:25, 14 September 2012 (EDT)
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I'm confused. Is it the same as this one- [[Sabang (Palawan)]]? Can somebody from that region explain? Thanks [[User:IBAlex|IBAlex]] 17:22, 8 February 2013 (EST)

Revision as of 22:31, 8 February 2013


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September 2012

La Ballue Garden

An attraction rather than a destination so it violates policy. Pashley 03:25, 29 September 2012 (EDT)

Much of it is based on http://www.laballuegarden.com/web/uk_index.php so I would propose

  • Actually, policy is to merge and redirect such articles since someone might search for the term. Pashley 08:34, 28 November 2012 (EST)

October 2012

London 2012

Both the London Olympics and Paralympics are now past and this article is of no further use for travellers.

Hatma City

Despite persistent questioning of the original author (and sole contributor), I have found no evidence that there is such a conurbation in Indonesia!

(Although there are Hatma's in Turkey and the Lebanon and a Hamra National Park in Sweden )

  • Delete --singaporeAlice 00:44, 26 October 2012 (EDT)

Murree pakistan

We have Murree. If there was ambiguity, we might need "Murree (Pakistan)", but we don't need this. Pashley 17:58, 9 November 2012 (EST)

  • Delete --singaporeAlice 00:30, 10 November 2012 (EST)
  • Deleted IBAlex 14:18, 27 November 2012 (EST)

November 2012

Mayfair palm beach

Incorrectly capitalised and anyway policy is not to do articles on individual hotels unless they are huge standalone resorts. Parts of the content might be added to Grand old hotels or made into listings in Kolkata, but most of it should go. Pashley 11:08, 27 November 2012 (EST)

  • Delete after salvage of any useful parts. (I am a bit surprised that the original sole author did not add an xl but maybe I'm getting cynical... --singaporeAlice 14:50, 27 November 2012 (EST)

Kandyan Art Association

Some of this might be OK in a listing or on a user page. Not as an article. Pashley 16:03, 19 December 2012 (EST)

Deleted. Information merged with Kandy site. thank you, Pashley! IBAlex 18:41, 19 December 2012 (EST)

Dec 2012

Sidcul

  • Delete copy and paste job from article of same name at Wikipedia. No interest whatsoever for the traveller that I can discern. --118.93.73.30 05:53, 31 December 2012 (EST)
Deleted- thank you for notifying our community! IBAlex 18:34, 8 January 2013 (EST)

The leela goa

  • Delete; Hotels do not get their own articles. There may be something worth merging, but it is not worth a rediect because it probably is not aseach term & the title is capitalised wrong anyway. Pashley 07:09, 15 January 2013 (EST)
Deleted! Thanks, Pashley! I will notify the author that he could add a listing to the destination page following our policies. Cheers! IBAlex 13:30, 15 January 2013 (EST)

January 2013

Super bowl

does the community think this big event (attraction?) deserves its own article?

Sabang, san jose, camarines sur

I'm confused. Is it the same as this one- Sabang (Palawan)? Can somebody from that region explain? Thanks IBAlex 17:22, 8 February 2013 (EST)

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