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September 21

Can't view photos in articles.

For some reason, in Internet Explorer, if I click on a photo, all that I see is a black screen, nothing else. This is has been happening the past few days, though I have not been on Wikipedia in a long time, so the issue may have been caused long ago. It does not happen in Firefox or Chrome, so it must be something with IE, but I do not know what. Any ideas?

I have Norton on all three browsers, so that doesn't seem to be it. I also reset cookies and temporary internet files and it did not fix it.

Refreshing the screen causes me to arrive back at the original article, as if I closed the expanded photo box, but clicking the photo produces no box, no "x" to click, nothing. Also, clicking the photo does not change the web address to the photo. Normally, clicking the photo will cause the address in the address bar to change, such as changing to However, this does not happen in IE. If you can find a solution, let me know, perhaps also add a note to my talk page that a solution was found, so I do not forget to check it. Thank you for any help you can provide. Jonjames1986 (talk) 03:22, 21 September 2018 (UTC)

@Jonjames1986: The guys over at the Wikipedia:Reference desk/Computing may be able to help you better. You should tell them the version of IE you are using.-Arch dude (talk) 04:14, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
  • Jonjames1986, update your IE version to the latest, then open Internet Explorer, click the tools icon in the top right-hand corner of the window, then select Internet Options -> Advanced tab -> Multimedia -> Settings -> Show Pictures and check the relevant box. Apply the changes; and then close and re-open the browser. This works most often. Lourdes 08:01, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
@Jonjames1986: Exactly the same happens to me in IE and no other tested browser. I have the latest IE version 11.285.17134.0 with Show Pictures enabled. It happens both logged in and out. It only happens in Media Viewer which is seen by IP's and users with "Enable Media Viewer" at Special:Preferences#mw-prefsection-rendering. If you disable it then an image click goes directly to the file page instead. I haven't found other reports. I don't normally use IE and don't know when it started. PrimeHunter (talk) 09:34, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
@Jonjames1986 and PrimeHunter: Same happens in my IE (same version as PrimeHunter's). However, I'd like to add the problem is with switching to a new page, not with displaying it. When I go to Chatsworth House and click an image, the window becomes black and the address bar doesn't update – but when I copy the image destination URL and paste it as an address, the page displays normally. Also, when I follow a link like File:Chatsworth Bridge.jpg, it works as usual. --CiaPan (talk) 11:41, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
I just tried updating IE, and problem still occurs Jonjames1986 (talk) 12:24, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
I've got the same problem - just started in the last few days, maybe following a Windows update. I click on an image in an article and I just get a black screen. None of the suggestions above have worked. Thanks, (talk) 20:22, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
Do you have the same issue in other browsers like Firefox? TimTempleton (talk) (cont) 21:17, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
No. It's only IE11. Even Edge is okay, but IE is my preferred browser. User, now (talk) 23:01, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
Hi, I've been getting the same problem with viewing images on IE the last few days. I have not updated my Windows (specifically Windows 7 SP1) nor IE (version 11 0.9600.16428) recently, and I've been using Wikipedia regularly for a while now, so unless my IE is so horridly out of date or I'm forgetting something, I suspect the issue is not on my side (or the sides of anyone else here) but on Wikipedia's. Has something been updated about viewing images on Wikipedia recently?
I also have Waterfox (a fork of Firefox), and in that browser images on Wikipedia display perfectly fine when I click on them. --Monster Iestyn (talk) 21:41, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
Reported by others in phab:T205162. Nanonic (talk) 01:42, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

This issue appears to have been fixed. Thanks. (talk) 18:36, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

I agree, the issue seems fixed for me now. Thank you. Jonjames1986 (talk) 02:05, 23 September 2018 (UTC)
Works for me, too, althought it's another computer now (anyway it's IE 11 on Win 10 as well). --

This page, List of United States senators expelled or censured, was controversially moved without any previous discussion or debate. This was wrong. Shall the move be overturned?

WhatsUpWorld (talk) 04:43, 21 September 2018 (UTC)

You should have asked this question at the language reference desk, but since you're here, the move was correct and uncontroversial. "senators" should not be capitalized. See for example the

How do I nominate an article for deletion? The entry reads like a resume and isn't particularly worthy of a wikipedia page. — Preceding unsigned comment added by DefeatFraud (talkcontribs) 12:29, 21 September 2018 (UTC) DefeatFraud (talk) 12:29, 21 September 2018 (UTC)

Hey DefeatFraud. You may follow the directions here. However, you should note that a poorly written article is not normally a valid rationale for deletion. Rather, we generally delete articles because the subject does not meet Wikipedia's standards for notability, meaning that there are insufficient sources available for someone to, in principle, write a well sourced neutral article, even if that article has not yet been fully written. GMGtalk 12:41, 21 September 2018 (UTC)

Thank you for the help GreenMeansGo. I did my best to follow up. Still learning the ropes. DefeatFraud (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 14:24, 21 September 2018 (UTC)

Displaying pictures in IE11

Hello, I can no longer display Wikipedia images in IE11. I haven't changed any settings, but maybe there's been a Windows update that's caused the problem. When I click on an image in a Wikipedia page I just get a black screen in IE11. Any ideas? thanks (talk) 20:10, 21 September 2018 (UTC)

See the section #Can't view photos in articles. above. - David Biddulph (talk) 20:12, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
Thanks. Missed that. I've moved my enquiry there.

The link in the article International Standard Name Identifier leads to a redirect to . And that returns a blank page. (talk) 21:03, 21 September 2018 (UTC)

The ISNI web site is broken and no longer operates as it claims to. We are using the URLs

I once belonged to the 4-H and I remember taking that pledge before every meeting, but your article doesn't show the full proper pledge as I can remember it; I am talking about the original pledge. Granted, it has been years and I can not remember exactly how it goes but I know for a fact the God was mentioned in the pledge. And I remember some of it saying that I pledge my head to greater thinking and my hand to greater service for God and my country. I never said anything about club or any such thing like that. Why did an original Christian organization drop God from their pledge.? This is sick and why do you not support the real and whole truth about the original pledge. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Bobbyr55 (talkcontribs) 21:04, 21 September 2018 (UTC)


Bonjour Je voudrais contribuer sur la page de l'AS Sonidep pour une plus grande visibilité du club. Notamment, par un sommaire comprenant : histoire du club, Palmarès, Parcours, Références J'ai créé un compte sur wiki

cordialement — Preceding unsigned comment added by KADERAFANE (talkcontribs) 21:51, 21 September 2018 (UTC)

@KADERAFANE: This is the help desk for the English language Wikipedia. Try asking at the French help page: [1] RudolfRed (talk) 21:54, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
S'il s'agit d'un article au Wikipedia anglais, KADERAFANE, veuillez comprendre que "pour une plus grande visiblité" de n'importe quoi, n'a aucun rôle dans une encyclopédie. --ColinFine (talk) 23:39, 21 September 2018 (UTC)

September 22

Ali Gogebakan

He was burn In Turkey. He was finish Cukurova University Computer Engineering. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Israelali (talkcontribs) 00:39, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

Welcome. If you think this belongs in an existing article, please discuss it on that article's talk page. If you wish to create an new article, please read "your first article" (

I've been using Wikipedia for about 2 years and have had no problems opening pictures till 2 days ago. When I click on a photo, instead of going to the photo I get a black screen. Any help appreciated. Don Constantine — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 01:04, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

See the section

Nipplife is an American rapper born and raised in New York City born in Harlem in 1964, Growing up in New York City I the early 70's music was all around music was playing in Nipplife's household daily and his parents took him.and his older sister to the World famous Apollo Theater where he saw all the best, Motown, James Brown he at a very young age absorbed this his love for music surpassed any of his peers and his elementary teacher noticed and started putting the young Nipplife into shows — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2600:1:9910:3538:450A:2041:C5A2:BD92 (talk) 03:53, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

Welcome. If you wish to create an article, please read "your first article" (

I want to upload a new file for African countries by Human Development Index to reflect new 2017 data. Should I request a file move from File:African countries by Human Development Index (2015).png to File:African countries by Human Development Index.png so I can upload a new version of the file, or should I upload the file under a separate file name (File:African countries by Human Development Index (2017).png)? If I do that would File:African countries by Human Development Index (2015).png be deleted as it is no longer used? JACKINTHEBOXTALK 05:28, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

The older version is in use on sr.wikipedia, so moving it will require coordination. Perhaps you can just upload the new version to the new undated name and then add comments to each to reference the other? As a separate issue, it might be helpful to others to briefly describe the technique you used to create the map from the data, also in a comment. -Arch dude (talk) 06:31, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
Just upload under a new name. The old file will not be deleted.

In editing articles, I often want to move text from one place to another in the article. Frequently, however, I am unable to cut and paste to move material. The text I want to move stays in the same place and can't be moved to where I want it to be. This doesn't happen always, but most of the time. Is this a problem with the editing software? Am I doing something wrong? Smallchief (talk) 09:35, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

The only occasions on which I have this problem are when I have not properly highlighted the text. Which editor are you using? Dbfirs 12:24, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
Editor? I use Microsoft Word if that's what you mean. Just trying to edit right now, cut and paste is working okay -- but it hasn't worked consistently for several weeks. What happens is that I cut a section of text and attempt to paste it somewhere else, and it reappears where I just cut it -- but not where I want it to be. If you haven't run into this problem before, perhaps it's not a wikipedia problem, but a glitch in my computer. What do you think? Thanks for your assistance. Smallchief (talk) 13:23, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
I meant Wiki Markup Editor or VisualEditor, but I don't think that will be significant. Dbfirs 18:19, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
@Smallchief:Cut-and-paste in an edit window in a browser is purely a function of the browser software and your computer's OS. It will work in a Wikipedia edit frame precisely as it works in edit frames on other web pages. You might want to take this question over to the folks at Wikipedia:Reference desk/Computing. Please provide them with browser type and version, computer type, and OS type and version. -Arch dude (talk) 18:05, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
Thanks. I thought it might be a common problem on wikipedia. I guess it's my problem. Smallchief (talk) 18:09, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
It sounds as if you are not successfully moving the cursor to the insertion point. Does the problem only happen in Wikipedia edits?

Hello, can some help me have my username's colour changed to red and my signature to yellow. Or Atleast advise how I can do it myself. I thank you 6Packs (talk) 14:08, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

Where do you want the username changed to red? At the top of the page

StarKid Productions is nothing more than a shameless promotion for some community theatre and all their plays and non-notable actors. Someone who knows what to do with an article like this should do it. I have no idea because it would involve gutting a lot of it. The latest spam was inserted with this edit, where a link to Starkid's Kickstarter fundraising plea for an upcoming play was sneaked into the article. I left it there because a much more experienced and credible editor should deal with this mess. 2605:A000:FFC0:D8:3059:8016:5847:3E43 (talk) 10:32, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

I think you assessment it is a bit too harsh. This is a professional theater group with a very large Internet footprint. Rmhermen (talk) 20:32, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
I didn't say the subject isn't notable. I said it was being used for shameless promotion and loaded with information that had no business being in an encylopedia. Orangemike apparently agrees with me because he already removed over 18,000 bytes of junk content; 17,000 of it with the edit summary: "removing fancruft more suited for subject's own website." He also added a template at the top about the bad sources, with an edit summary: "there is almost nothing in here from reliable sources; it's mostly YouTube links and worse." The two other top templates from other editors are about how the article is written like an advertisement and relies on too many primary sources.

The U.S. women's basketball team is, perhaps, the most dominant international team in the history of the women's sports, yet it doesn't even have a history section on its Wikipedia page. I'd love to write it on my own, but, unfortunately, I'm not a native speaker, that is why I'm asking for help. I can do the stats, different medal tables, but I need someone to write a history section like this. There is a lot of information on the official page of USA Basketball (; history of the women's team - The U.S women's team's Wikipedia page itself is here. Thank you. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Tektofd (talkcontribs) 18:28, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

This is an editing dispute that you should be discussing on the United States women's national basketball team talk page. You (and an IP editor that is also you?) created a history section and added content over a nine hour period today. It looks like an administrator permanently removed all of the content you added during the first seven hours due to copyright violations, and you were warned about it on your talk page. Then you continuted editing after that for about two more hours. 2605:A000:FFC0:D8:3059:8016:5847:3E43 (talk) 19:08, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
Upon further review, it appears that most of the history content you added so far (that wasn't previously purged) was essentially copy and pasted from Katherine Washington. You really need to discuss this matter on the article's talk page and come to an agreement on what to do. 2605:A000:FFC0:D8:3059:8016:5847:3E43 (talk) 19:23, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
As I said, I need some help with that. Initially, I just copied and pasted all info from, then administrators told me that it is prohibited. I decided to find something in Wikipedia, and these two paragraphs are pretty much everything that I found. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Tektofd (talkcontribs) 20:24, 22 September 2018 (UTC)
Yes, I edited with my IP first, then created an account. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Tektofd (talkcontribs) 20:26, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

Hi, I am working on a page for the emerging branch of applied philosophy which some colleagues and I are developing called Field Philosophy. I have written a simple, broad entry for this topic including some reference materials which can be found

I am not sure whether or not I have successfully submitted this entry for review? How do I move forward with the publishing process from here? Thank you. — Preceding unsigned comment added by JeffGessas (talkcontribs) 18:48, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

To submit your draft for review, put {{subst:submit}} at the top of the draft. --

I would like to know if Bingo Island will ever be back on Facebook, I loved playing the game — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2605:A000:1804:A162:0:5F58:E1C9:C8EC (talk) 23:41, 22 September 2018 (UTC)

I suspect, based on your question, that you found one of our over 5.7 million articles and thought we were affiliated in some way with that subject. Please note that you are at Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia that anyone can edit, and this page is for asking questions related to using or contributing to Wikipedia itself. Thus, we have no special knowledge about the subject of your question. You can, however, search our vast catalogue of articles by typing a subject into the search field on the upper right side of your screen. If you cannot find what you are looking for, we have a reference desk, divided into various subject areas, where asking knowledge questions is welcome. Best of luck.-Arch dude (talk) 00:50, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

September 23

Wikipedia Page

Hi there!

I am a manager and my client has found that he has a Wikipedia page which isn't published. I was wondering if you could help this process, as it is not possible to publish the page.

Here it is below:


Kind Regards,

Nick Annas's Team — Preceding unsigned comment added by Publishthisprofile123 (talkcontribs) 00:41, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

The page has been submitted and declined three times, and each time, the reasons were given. The last edit to the page (on August 25) removed the submittals and reasons, but did not fix the underlying problems, and the page has not been resubmitted. I suggest you check the page history to see all of this. If you or anyone in your organization intends to edit, please read and heed WP:PAID. We are happy to work with you if you adhere to our policies. The page gives the appearance of being created and developed by someone with a conflict of interest (WP:COI). That's quite alright as long as the COI is declared. Our "articles for creation" queue is backlogged, and all reviewers are volunteers who take on whatever the heck jobs attract their attention. Resubmitting a page that has been declined without first making a serious attempt to address the objections is likely to cause reviewers to ignore the article. -Arch dude (talk) 01:08, 23 September 2018 (UTC)
Hello, Publishthisprofile123. It might help you to understand how to work with Wikipedia if I point out a couple of misconceptions that I think are inherent in the words you use. Please understand that your client does not "have a Wikipedia page": nobody in the world has a Wikipedia page. Wikipedia has articles about many subjects - at present it has a draft article about your client. It also does not publish profiles of anybody - it publishes articles. If the draft article about your client is in time accepted, it still won't be his article: he and his associates will have no control over the contents (though he, and you, will be welcome to make suggestions for improving it), and the bulk of its content should be based not on what he says or does, still less on what he want to have written, but on what people who have no connection with him have chosen to publish about him, whether approving or critical. My points may seem picky, but as I say, I think it will help you avoid frustration to take them on board. --ColinFine (talk) 08:46, 23 September 2018 (UTC)
I would also note that accounts cannot be shared or represent a group; only one individual should be using your account. 331dot (talk) 08:51, 23 September 2018 (UTC)
I've left some helpful links on your

I have tried to add a sub-heading - Jack Brooksbank - and it looks all wrong. Please fix if you have time. Thankyou (talk) 00:50, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

Fixed if is was meant to be at level 3.

I have tried to place the coat of arms at the top of the page but failed. Please fix - a real mess - sorry (talk) 00:57, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

You had it inside the infobox. That infobox already has a image, and doesn't support a second image or graphic, so I restore the article as it was with the coat below the infobox.

Ref number 70 is in red - I did not do it and find it hard to repair. Please do so if you are able. Thanks (talk) 02:18, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

The guideline is

Ref number 1 - which I did not do - looks completely wrong. Are you able to fix up please? (talk) 02:21, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

Have I fixed what you are referring to? LittlePuppers (talk) 02:36, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

Please place the file of Sir John Gielgud UNDER the one of Denis Nielson-Terry. Sorry again and thanks for your help (talk) 02:57, 23 September 2018 (UTC)


Hello. I am a writer/editor. Earlier this month, I edited the biography of a friend of many years - Christopher Mason Powell. To this end, I created an account named after him and created for him, with the agreement that I would turn it over to him after I submitted the article on Wikipedia for publishing consideration.

The first article submission was deleted; it was not referenced well. I discovered this I learned that Wikipedia accounts couldn’t be shared. My violation of this policy was innocent and I would like to remedy this if possible without Chris losing the ability to have the Christopher Masan Powell name for him. So my need for help is two-fold. First, I would like to create a new account for myself. Can this be done in a way that we don't risk losing the name? Second, I would like to submit the revised, referenced, article for consideration. Chris already appears in other Wikipedia articles on musician pages and has therefore been validated as a musician, songwriter, and producer, so I gather if there are no policy violations the article is publishable. What is the best way to represent the article? ```` — Preceding unsigned comment added by Christopher Mason Powell (talkcontribs) 03:04, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

If Christopher Mason Powell is noteworthy, then somebody who doesn't happen to know him will eventually create an article about him.
You say you are not Powell; and therefore your username violates policy here. Let's put that aside for a moment. You created a completely unsourced draft at

In the "British Armed Forces " section - I cannot add the accent on the word "Shan" on the Link for Dame Shan (Elizabeth ) Leege-Burke. Can you please add the accent? Thanks (talk) 03:33, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

The obvious way to have done it, Sister B, was to go to the article for Shân Legge-Bourke via the name in the above list, which was already a wikilink to it, copy an "â" from that article, and paste it into the list in place of the erroneous "a".
The easier way would have been to place the cursor in the section's edit window where the "â" was required, go to the bottom of the window and click the "insert" box's open arrow "∨", select "Latin" from the drop-down list, and click the "â" box which would have inserted an â where the cursor was.
This second method, of course, also works for the plethora of other accented letters, symbols, etc., etc. that are available via those drop-down arrays.
I actually used the first method, in order to confirm the spelling in the relevant article, since you didn't actually say in your request above above what accent was needed. {The poster formerly known as}

Please fix up the italics in the opening lines - I meant for it only to be in "black" for the subject's other name - Countess etc. Sorry (talk) 04:56, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

Hello, anon. I believe I fixed your problem.


According to Wikipedia, Freemake Video Converter, version was the first to have a watermark logo at the end of videos lasting 5 mins or over.

Well, I tried an earlier version, and this ALSO HAS the Watermark Logo!

My goal is to find the version produced immediately BEFORE the watermark Logo first appeared, ie, one whichaa DOES NOT have the watermark Logo?

As I say, Wikipedia believed version was the first time the Watermark Logo was introduced, but it clearly was not! Does anyone know the true answer to this, please?

Thank you. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 06:59, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

This help desk is for help in using Wikipedia. You might like to repost your question at

Hello, I hope this is the right place to post. I am writing an article for a noteworthy photograph (Draft:A Jewish boy surrenders in Warsaw) and the identity of its subject is unknown. Therefore there are a bunch of fair use images I'd like to add for the various people who might be the boy in the photo, for readers to compare. I know that I can't upload the images until I mainspace the article, but I'm not sure what the correct fair use tagging is. One of the images has been tagged and posted to Tsvi C. Nussbaum (one of the possibilities). Could someone tell me if the fair use tagging I used there is correct for this purpose? Thanks in advance! Catrìona (talk) 07:22, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

I fail to see how attaching images of other boys, so that the readers may guess which one of them (if any) this boy is, is the job of an encyclopedia. Anyway, it seems an impossible task, as the resolution (in the original, pre-digital sense) of this photo is so low. (A good way to judge whether people in photos are the same is to compare their ears. In this photo, one ear is little more than a mere smudge; the other isn't visible at all.)
Ideally, we'd say that WP should say that the boy was whoever reliable sources say he was, "reliable sources" being newspapers, etc. The problem is that on slow news days, ostensibly reliable newspapers have a habit of uncritically quoting this or that person who insists that they or their brother/uncle/whatever was the photographed person. This accounts for a lot of the content of, say, V-J Day in Times Square (and a lot of dreary argufying about it).
There are plenty of other additions that would be worthwhile. Where's the evidence that this is "The best-known photograph taken during the Warsaw Ghetto uprising"? Aside from its publication [if that's the right word] in Es gibt keinen jüdischen Wohnbezirk in Warschau mehr!, did it have any other Nazi use? How has it been republished and/or discussed after the fall of Nazism? Do we know anything about the photographer? And more. It's unlikely that any of these needs images. -- Hoary (talk) 10:05, 23 September 2018 (UTC)
Thanks for your help. The problem is that despite being considered one of the best known images of World War II and the Holocaust (it was selected as one of Time Magazine's 100 photographs of all time [2] and said to represent all 6 million Jewish Holocaust victims[3]; even to the point of being extensively discussed by Holocaust deniers [4]), and two books having been written about the photograph, no definite identification of the boy has been made. The photographer is also not known for certain. Obviously the draft needs a lot of work, but the identity of the boy is something that is heavily discussed in the relevant literature. If fair use images are not appropriate to include in that discussion, I will not add them. Catrìona (talk) 10:49, 23 September 2018 (UTC)
I wrote my (perhaps somewhat crabby) comment above before looking at the article Tsvi C. Nussbaum. I there got the impression that there were three entire books about, or somehow based on, the photo. And also that Nussbaum didn't seem to have any notability (in en:WP terms) aside from the article. So even before you wrote your additional comment, I was going to return here to say: (i) yes an article seemed most worthwhile; (ii) such an article would render the article on Nussbaum unsustainable.
All I know about Nussbaum is what I read in that WP article. You may very well know more. But if (i) there's little or nothing more to know and (ii) the article you propose is successful, then I predict that the article on Nussbaum will be turned into a mere redirect. As it has an edit history, this seems a pity.
How about bringing into your draft everything from the article on Nussbaum that seems useful, expanding the draft until it's primarily about the photograph, replacing the content of the Nussbaum article with your draft, and then renaming ("moving") the article?
If these books and (denialist stuff aside) the sources you mention above discuss the identity of the boy, then that would indeed seem to be a good reason to bring in photographs of the contenders. I suppose that Template:Non-free use rationale would cover it. You'd need to answer, among others, "How does the media contribute significantly to the article(s) in which it is used?" This may be a lot easier to answer convincingly once the article is well developed: a photo of a person will seem a lot more appropriate (and less like mere decoration) once the description of that person's identity and claims to being the boy photographed are carefully done. -- Hoary (talk) 11:20, 23 September 2018 (UTC)
Hoary's main point is that Tsvi C. Nussbaum is notable only for the photograph, so there should be only one article. I agree, and that's our guideline (WP:1E). The easiest way to do this is probably to massively rework the existing article to insert information from your draft, and then rename ("move") it to your new name. This preserves the article history without a lot of hassle. You might want to discuss your approach, whatever it is, on the talk page of that article. "Fair use" rationales will then become easier after the article in in place. -Arch dude (talk) 15:30, 23 September 2018 (UTC)
Sorry for having been verbose. (I blame sleepiness.) Yes,

Hi there. This is a sorta-experienced editor. I need help with Userbox placements in userpages. When I have Userbox categories and page sections, the userboxes overlap with the sections instead of lining up under the section header. Can someone explain and find a way to fix this for me? Thank you. Below is what I had: Oshawott 12 ==()== Talk to me! 09:57, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

Extended content

{{Userboxtop|About me}} {{User Wikipedian For|year=2017|month=11|day=9}} {{User:UBX/male}} {{User HK2}} {{Template:User in Hong Kong|11}} {{User Kowloon}} {{User Student}} {{User:Arjun G. Menon/Userboxes/My Time|+8|Hong Kong}} {{Template:User Countries visited|11}} {{Template:User continents visited|3}} {{Template:User contrib|504|Oshawott_12}} {{Template:User irc2|Oshawott12|#wikipedia}} {{Userboxbottom}}{{Babel|en-N|zh-N|yue-N|cmn-4|fr-3|lzh-2|ja-2|da-1}}{{Userboxtop|Wikiprojects I am in}} {{User WikiProject Stations}} {{User JTrain}} {{User UKRail}} {{User WikiProject Hong Kong Transport}} {{Userboxbottom}}{{Userboxtop|Interests}} {{User:UBX/Railfan}} {{Wikipedia:WikiProject Anime and manga/Userbox/User Pokemon}} {{Wikipedia:WikiProject Anime and manga/Userbox/User sub}} {{Userboxbottom}}{{Userboxtop|Wikipedia-related}} {{User wikipedia}} {{Template:User wikipedia/Confirmed user}} {{Template:User wikipedia/Autoconfirmed}} {{Template:User wikipedia/Extended confirmed}} {{User:Feureau/UserBox/ProudWikipedian}} {{User Wikipedia reference}} {{User wikipedia/WikiOgre}} {{Userboxbottom}}

@Oshawott:In general the simplest way to fix a vertical overlap is to use the {{clear}} template. I your case, put it just above the fist section heading.-Arch dude (talk) 15:45, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

Fixed....? Thanks Oshawott 12 ==()== Talk to me! 23:31, 23 September 2018 (UTC)


My name is John Goodsall and i tried to add some current info to the Wiki page about me. I followed the 'ADD LINK' instructions but this is what displayed James Bracken 1 and Brand X 2. 2 should read [[Brand X] and link to a Wikipedia page of my music group Brand X <> 1 should read James Bracken and link to <>. Help correcting this edit may be rewarded with concert tickets. Thanx - John — Preceding unsigned comment added by John Goodsall (talkcontribs) 13:31, 23 September 2018 (UTC)


Moving question asked at Template talk:Help me Ivanvector (Talk/Edits) 14:07, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

How to upload photograph in a Wikipedia page through mobile phone Srikanth Cheetirala1997 (talk) 09:38, 23 September 2018 (UTC)


After "early" archiving, are there any other views on this issue?--Neufund (talk) 17:04, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

Editing the "

I would like to update and add photos to the Urmetazoan page, but should probably talk to someone first. They are not hypothetical, but the fossils are unlike anything seen to date. Complete Body Fossils (CBF's) are real, but I am the first to discover their existence, and I am having trouble finding an expert with an open mind. These are not a pile of bones, these are complete bodies that have survived the fossilization process. Most of the fossils have been altered beyond a true ID, but several were lucky enough to survive the +/- 500 million years until I found them on family property up in Montana. If it works out that I can update the Urme page, I have other important fossils that will make your site a go-to spot for fossils hunters interested in Cambrian and Pre-Cambrian fossils, and I have a very special turtle fossil in it's shell, that: A. is over 300 million years old, and B. shows how the turtle got it's shell.

17:36, 23 September 2018 (UTC)17:36, 23 September 2018 (UTC) (talk)

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on the website they got Hurricane Irma max winds speeds at 180 mph and i got a link where it says it had winds at 185 mph for 37 hours longest on record, plus there alot of links that said that to 37 hours of 185 mph winds — Preceding unsigned comment added by Skullmaster43 (talkcontribs) 17:57, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

Feel free to bring up the matter at

I think I'm supposed to be able to find my contribution on the page history as I believe I have been automaticaly notified. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Citruskeptic (talkcontribs) 19:08, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

Your only edit, other than the one you just made, is this one, which occurred about four months ago.--S Philbrick(Talk) 19:12, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

Do not want to be a publisher or an editor to Wikipedia. I have contributed cash before but have no interest in editing an article. However, please add the following for the "One Hit Wonders" list:

"Sugar Shack" by Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs, number 1 hit of 1963 from the Billboard ratings. This song appeared in several 1960 one hit wonder lists back in it's day. To us old folk, this is a glaring miss. Thanks. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Seattle49er (talkcontribs) 21:13, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

So what's written

Ref: Deebz270 (talk) 17:01, 22 March 2018 (UTC) 21/03/18

In logging in, to edit an unrelated segment to the above reference, I noted my notifications and in particular the discussion that followed my criticism of the first sentence within the Climate Change article. My criticism was, that the first sentence was misleading. Climate Change and Global Warming are two totally different phrases, both scientifically and literally.

One person agreed with my criticism. One other agreed in principle, but stated that this was not what Wikipedia was about. The third comment essentially asked me to furnish NEW evidence, in attempt to 'change their minds'...

Who are 'they' that deem I must furnish proof? It is OBVIOUS to anyone with any academic ability that my criticism is perfectly sound. I stand by that criticism and note that it has not been changed. However, how in all this confusing rigmarole of wiki editing, does one even offer a counter to those comments, where there seems no facility to reply?

This is one reason why I personally find wikipedia so 'flippant' in many respects. I tend to view wiki as an online encylopedia, where accuracy is axiomatic. If I am wrong in that assumption, then maybe I should just view wiki as a coffee table magazine.

The remarks of one of the contributing comments, was that MSM view climate change and global warming as the same thing and thus so should wikipedia. Which was exactly the thrust of my argument to the contrary. If wikipedia is to be taken seriously as an online encyclopedia or at least a source for accurate educational text, then this sentence should be changed to reflect that.

I reiterate, Climate Change/shift is the resultant phenomenon of Global Warming, itself driven by either natural or anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. Confusion, especially amongst the climate change denying public is evident in many social media comments and main stream media. Where people mistake the two phrases, often disparagingly stating that once they called it global warming, now they call it climate change. In scientific terms, this has never been the case.

I have, in the past donated to wikipedia. I refrain from doing so now, simply because I see inaccuracies, that my 'peers' appear blind to and refuse to correct. So much for this platform being for the masses, where anyone can edit or correct any content within its data references.

I wish to counter these comments on my criticism of that article, but as I said above, I see no facility to do so.

Kind (but frustrated) regards

Deebz270 (talk) 00:31, 24 September 2018 (UTC)

@Deebz270: we have a robust and well-documented method for reaching consensus. It starts with assuming good faith and attempting to reach consensus, initially by discussing things on the article's talk page, sometimes as part of the bold-revert-discuss cycle. Only if you cannot reach consensus on the talk page, move on to the next steps of dispute resolution. This help desk is the place to ask about this process as you did, but not the place to continue the discussion, because discussions here disappear quickly due to high volume. -Arch dude (talk) 01:46, 24 September 2018 (UTC)
@Deebz270: your criticism was taken seriously, but the discussion seemed to peter out without resulting in a change. There is no "they" at Wikipedia; editors are just volunteers like you and me. I've made a small change to the wording in the article Global warming. If this sticks, does it adequately address your concerns? If I get reverted then we will start a new discussion on the talk page. That's how Wikipedia works. Dbfirs 07:22, 24 September 2018 (UTC)
... later ... I see that my edit was reverted. Do you agree with the

how to delete victoria school of management page — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 07:04, 24 September 2018 (UTC)

Please read

Your Wikipedia entry for Opera della Luna declares it was last updated in April 2018, however the entry contains no new information since 2009. Please could our profile be updated? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 19:20, 24 September 2018 (UTC)

Hello. It was last updated on 2 April 2018 as we can see here. As for the new information, the editors here won't add it unless that information will have sources. Remember, it is not a profile for promotional purposes. It is merely an article. Please read about conflict of interest. Thanks, Knightrises10 (talk) 19:32, 24 September 2018 (UTC)
If you have no conflict of interest, please update the article, with references, yourself. If you have a conflict of interest or if you are uncomfortable editing the article yourself, please make edit suggestions, with references, on the on the article's talk page. -

There are separate articles for Disney Channel (Latin America) and Disney Channel (Brazil), even though both are operated by The Walt Disney Company Latin America, air mostly the same shows, and the episodes for the shows that they share always premiere on the same day on all feeds (Brazil, Mexico, Center and South).

The article for Cartoon Network (Latin America) covers the multiple Spanish, Portuguese and English feeds for the channel. The number of shows aired differs even between the Spanish-language feeds (Mexico, North, Chile/Peru/Ecuador/Bolivia, Southern Cone), as only the Chile feed has 31 Minutos and only the North feed has Mr. Trance.

Should articles like Disney Channel (Latin America) and Disney Channel (Brazil) be merged? Or should they stay separated by language? Hegsareta (talk) 22:03, 24 September 2018 (UTC)



AIPU ADOBA Aipu360 (talk) 22:39, 24 September 2018 (UTC)

You need help unlocking your CapsLock key. And Wikipedia is not a PR channel; please pay some other website to host your authorized biography. (talk) 23:00, 24 September 2018 (UTC)
And which part of what has already been written on your talk page don't you understand? (talk) 23:05, 24 September 2018 (UTC)
Hi. Aipu360. The editor explained why he deleted parts of the article. You can raise the issue at the article's talk page and discuss it with him. Personally, I think that the edit (if you're talking about the one made by Whpq) is valid and it made the article more readable and, indeed, less like a resume. If you want to include important details from the deleted content, you might want to write it in prose and cite references, accordingly. Thanks. Darwin Naz (talk) 23:10, 24 September 2018 (UTC)
And one final thing. Jerry Gana does not own the article. It is Wikipedia's article, not his. He has no control over it except for sugesting edits and pointing out mistakes, which should be done on the article's talk page. -

How to add a logo image file to the infobox?

I tried uploading a logo image file, which I have the rights to, to the infobox at the top of the Waveform Records page and it seems like it was rejected, apparently because Wiki can't determine if I have permission to use it or something similar. Please tell me how to overcome this.ParadiseVista (talk) 01:54, 25 September 2018 (UTC)

I can't see any sign in your contribution record or in the article history of any such attempt being rejected. You will find guidance at


I hope this finds you well.

I'm writing to you regarding René Carayol's Wikipedia page I'm his communications person.

I'm trying to change his title on the landing page (displays when you search for him) from "Author" to "Leadership and Business Keynote Speaker". Could you please help me with this?

Many thanks in advance, Yana Renecarayol (talk) 10:07, 25 September 2018 (UTC)

@Renecarayol: If you are not Rene Carayol, you will need to change your username, following the instructions at WP:CHU. You cannot use his name as your username unless you are him. As you are his representative, you will need to review the conflict of interest policy at WP:COI and the paid editing policy at WP:PAID(the latter is mandatory per Wikipedia's Terms of Use for paid editors). It appears to me that you have already made the change, but in the future you should refrain from editing the article directly, instead making edit requests on the article talk page. 331dot (talk) 10:20, 25 September 2018 (UTC)
It does take time for changes in Wikipedia articles to be reflected in search results; Wikipedia has no control over how search engines do that. 331dot (talk) 10:21, 25 September 2018 (UTC)
Okay, it was someone else who changed the article to say " is a business and leadership speaker, broadcaster and author". 331dot (talk) 10:26, 25 September 2018 (UTC)

pset about after all the things about Bill Cosby on his title it says convicted sex offender? Really even Wikipedia would destroy his character even more.. But I don't see Ben roethlisberger pro quarterback raped a girl on his professional title or Brandy Norwood convicted murderer by vehicular homicide singer actress. You but it on bill Cosby like it was a profession .there are several other examples that I could give you but I truly believe that is despicable. Now he is dead wrong and his personal matters are his own. But you really could have done that better.. But I will be posting what I send to Wikipedia to another open community for comment on the matter. Thank you. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2600:1:9C3E:2160:8417:B88F:2131:85F0 (talk) 10:44, 25 September 2018 (UTC)

Cosby has indeed been convicted, while Ben Roethlisberger has not been convicted of anything. Norwood, as the article states, "was neither arrested nor charged with vehicular manslaughter due to insufficient evidence." Please read


I am trying to link my Wiki page to other languages by following the instructions on this page "click on the greyed-out 'page' field (now visible) and type in the name of the article as it appears in that language's Wikipedia"

I submitted my Wiki page for review today. It is called Draft: Nicolas Bourg

So what do i type in this box? (greyed-out 'page' field)

I tried typing in the name "Draft: Nicolas Bourg", but it told me it does not exist. Do i have to wait for my submission to be accepted in order to link it? — Preceding unsigned comment added by AydaGlobal (talkcontribs) 13:40, 25 September 2018 (UTC)

Yes, you should wait until your page is approved and moved to article space before adding interwiki links. shoy (reactions) 13:51, 25 September 2018 (UTC)