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Removing things from RFD


I know you were trying to be helpful, but please don't remove the discussions until they've been archived to the talk pages for the entries (the talk pages aren't deleted). There's a whole procedure for maintaining these pages (see the explanation at the top). There's even a gadget that does the archiving automatically, but according to the documentation you won't be able to use it because you're not an autopatroller yet.

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Sorry to have to undo your effort (we need all the help we can get, and your heart's in the right place), but archiving these is important for transparency. It also helps for people who want to add the entries back to know why they were deleted so they don't repeat the same mistakes. Thanks! Chuck Entz (talk) 18:03, 10 May 2019 (UTC)Reply

Thanks for the advice. One quick question: how do pingbacks work? Because there are some articles I've made that need help with them and apparently you are not supposed to pingback on the article's page. Corsicanwarrah (talk) 22:42, 11 May 2019 (UTC)Reply

You should only ping on talk/discussion pages or in edit summaries. In edit summaries, you can ping by adding a link to a user ([[User:...]]) in the edit summary. On talk pages, I usually use {{ping}} or {{re}}. — justin(r)leung (t...) | c=› } 08:11, 17 May 2019 (UTC)Reply



I deleted "чуе" because it is not likely to be a Kazakh word. Firstly, the letter "ч" does exist in Kazakh alphabet, but it is rarely used. It only appears in Kazakh loanwords (mostly from Russian). In terms of this word, I did not find any valid etymology. Secondly, there are pages in Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhole, https://kk.wikipedia.org/wiki/Қызыл_қасқыр, https://vi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sói_đỏ), which indicates that the word "dhole" should be "Қызыл қасқыр" ("red wolf" literally) in Kazakh. I do appreciate your endeavours and yet better references and more frequent comparisons are possibly needed.

Vtgnoq7238rmqco (talk) 02:18, 11 June 2019 (UTC)Reply

@Vtgnoq7238rmqco Yeah, I just found the word on the translations section in dhole. --Corsicanwarrah (talk) 06:52, 11 June 2019 (UTC)Reply

Thank you. I shall see to that translation and ask for deletion if possible. Vtgnoq7238rmqco (talk) 06:59, 11 June 2019 (UTC)Reply

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