Talk:MagSafeEdit

Is there some missing page history at Talk:MagSafe (edit | article | history | links | watch | logs)? The article was created over ten years ago, but the talk page shows it was created only last year? Wondering if with all the page moves the talk page history got lost somewhere? —Locke Coletc 19:28, 1 July 2022 (UTC)

@Locke Cole: The talk page's old history has been moved to an archive. GeoffreyT2000 (talk) 03:22, 2 July 2022 (UTC)
Ahhh, I didn't realize people still did page move archives =) Thanks! —Locke Coletc 17:50, 2 July 2022 (UTC)

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Elijah GreenEdit

Hello again,

On June 23rd, I added a section to your talk page regarding my edits to (and creation of) the page for 'Elijah Green', an upcoming MLB prospect in this year's MLB draft. I asked you multiple questions and got no response. I will ask again, why you chose to completely delete the page and revert the edits, to the point where searching "Elijah Green" now reverts to 'Pumpsie Green'. I made the case that Pumpsie Green goes by his nickname and is not known by his birth name of "Elijah". The prospect is different, and is known as "Elijah Green".

Anyways, I will not repeat what I said before (you can go look at it), and make my case again. I would, however, like clarification on why you made the moves you did, as I disagree that they should have been made. Debartolo2917 (talk) 01:36, 3 July 2022 (UTC)

@Debartolo2917: The Elijah Green article you created over the redirect was draftified by Slywriter. I have moved the draft back to mainspace. GeoffreyT2000 (talk) 02:03, 3 July 2022 (UTC)
Indeed I did and unsure how articles from a scouting company and a press release meet WP:GNG but GeoffreyT2000 sees something there that I am missing. Slywriter (talk) 02:07, 3 July 2022 (UTC)
The MLB draft occurs July 17th, and it is likely he will get drafted early, with more articles to come in the lead up. I will continue to add as things pop up. Debartolo2917 (talk) 02:10, 3 July 2022 (UTC)
Which is the definition of WP:TOOSOON with some WP:CRYSTALBALL as well. Hence, why it should have remained a draft until actual coverage existed. Alas, what's done is done - Bigger cleanup items to worry about then someone likely to become notable in a few weeks Slywriter (talk) 02:14, 3 July 2022 (UTC)
Thank you! I appreciate the very quick reply. Debartolo2917 (talk) 02:09, 3 July 2022 (UTC)
@Debartolo2917 and Slywriter: I have started an AfD at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Elijah Green. GeoffreyT2000 (talk) 14:11, 3 July 2022 (UTC)
I'm a little unfamiliar with AfD requests... does this revert it to a draft, and will get republished when notability increases, or does it outright delete the article? Debartolo2917 (talk) 15:02, 3 July 2022 (UTC)
No consensus, Keep, Delete, Draftify are the most likely outcomes. I would find delete to be a surprising outcome as you are around to improve article and notability isnt a lost cause but should it happen, WP:REFUND to userspace would be an option once notability improved. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Slywriter (talkcontribs) 15:40, 3 July 2022 (UTC)

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"Johnny Ware" listed at Redirects for discussionEdit

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I have replied to the RfD. Thanks for the nomination! GeoffreyT2000 (talk) 18:44, 14 August 2022 (UTC)

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(t · c) buidhe 21:16, 23 September 2022 (UTC)

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