[WikiEN-l] How friendly are we to Newbies? Update on the create an article as a newbie challenge

David Goodman dgoodmanny at gmail.com
Thu Oct 29 16:52:18 UTC 2009

It's not hard to do. Mention the unspectacular factor that claims
notability in an obscure position in the middle without any details,
add some foolish spam about how good they are & how they will change
the world,  include an email address to contact for more information,
and omit references. For models, check CSD.

David Goodman, Ph.D, M.L.S.

On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 4:17 AM, Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 11:32 AM, WereSpielChequers
> <werespielchequers at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> The idea is to test the speedy deletion process with articles that
>> shouldn't be speedy deleted.
>> Links to several of the articles in the process and their fates have
>> been posted to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:WereSpielChequers/Newbie_treatment
> Hey, that's really cool. I've made my own lame newbie attempt to join
> the experiment. It's hard to write a convincing newbie stub article
> that you think deserves to exist, but could be dissed by a patroller
> acting in a hurry.
> Steve
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