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October blitz bling[edit]

Minor Barnstar.png The Minor Barnstar
This barnstar is awarded to Jonesey95 for copy edits totaling between 1 and 1,999 words (including rollover words) during the GOCE October 2020 Copy Editing Blitz. Congratulations, and thank you for your contributions! Tdslk (talk) 04:14, 30 October 2020 (UTC)

And thanks for handing out the awards! Tdslk (talk) 04:14, 30 October 2020 (UTC)

Thanks! On to November. – Jonesey95 (talk) 04:37, 30 October 2020 (UTC)

Rollover Number[edit]


Sorry for the error on the rollover total. I have no idea how these numbers work. I had a rollover number for September's drive of 1405660.5 which ended up as 17992.5 for the forthcoming drive. I assumed there was a typo. Thanks for catching my mistake.


Twofingered Typist (talk) 13:34, 30 October 2020 (UTC)

The mystery deepens! I was trusting the "0" in the previous rollover count, but of course that was wrong. I went back to the July drive Barnstars page and found the correct number. I think it's all fixed up now. We're going to have to make a new barnstar for you if you hit two million words; we should have done it at a million. – Jonesey95 (talk) 17:12, 30 October 2020 (UTC)
@Jonesey95: Thanks for checking this out. A barnstar is really unnecessary, but I appreciate the thought. Twofingered Typist (talk) 18:12, 30 October 2020 (UTC)


I just noticed your changes at {{ANNO}}. Are you going to monitor the tracking category? Did you notice the doc page says "If papers are missing please report this at the discussion page; they can then be quickly added." But since the linked talk page doesn't exist on en.wp, I didn't believe reporting it there would result in a quick fix. :) It will probably be years before this happens again. Thanks for adding the missing periodical. MB 20:14, 11 November 2020 (UTC)

There is not a convenient way to watchlist a single category page for changes to its contents, but I put a note on that page saying to post on the talk page (which I just created). I also have that template and talk page on my watchlist. I agree that it probably won't happen again for many years. – Jonesey95 (talk) 21:25, 11 November 2020 (UTC)


Hello. Would you mind cleaning up the source formatting for scorpion? Thanks. LittleJerry (talk) 21:05, 12 November 2020 (UTC)

 Done. It wasn't too bad. Diffs here; let me know if I missed anything or made any errors. – Jonesey95 (talk) 03:32, 13 November 2020 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Category:UK stations with missing location[edit]

A tag has been placed on Category:UK stations with missing location requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under section C1 of the criteria for speedy deletion, because the category has been empty for seven days or more and is not a disambiguation category, a category redirect, a featured topics category, under discussion at Categories for discussion, or a project category that by its nature may become empty on occasion.

If you think this page should not be deleted for this reason, you may contest the nomination by visiting the page and clicking the button labelled "Contest this speedy deletion". This will give you the opportunity to explain why you believe the page should not be deleted. However, be aware that once a page is tagged for speedy deletion, it may be deleted without delay. Please do not remove the speedy deletion tag from the page yourself, but do not hesitate to add information in line with Wikipedia's policies and guidelines. Liz Read! Talk! 15:50, 14 November 2020 (UTC)

Discussion at Wikipedia:Featured article candidates/Laguna del Maule (volcano)/archive2[edit]

 You are invited to join the discussion at Wikipedia:Featured article candidates/Laguna del Maule (volcano)/archive2. Jo-Jo Eumerus (talk) 11:02, 18 November 2020 (UTC)

font size[edit]

Hello, saw you changed a font size for a catalog number. I often see a smaller font for catalog numbers (especially with jazz albums), so was wondering if there is an actual consensus in regard to this specific example. Of course, per a recent discussion on Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Albums, catalog numbers themselves have been up for debate. Thanks. Caro7200 (talk) 15:10, 18 November 2020 (UTC)

I expect that I explained the reason for my edit in the edit summary. In any event, always link to a diff, or at least to an article, when you have a question about a particular edit that someone has made. I have edited over 100,000 different articles, so there is no chance that I will recall the edit that you are describing. – Jonesey95 (talk) 16:42, 18 November 2020 (UTC)
I see, and of course you have edited these 100,000 articles within the past 24 hours... Take care. Caro7200 (talk) 21:02, 18 November 2020 (UTC)
??? You came to me with a question. If you want an answer, I have explained how to help me provide one. I can't read minds or otherwise inhabit your consciousness. – Jonesey95 (talk) 21:49, 18 November 2020 (UTC)

Paschimbhag copperplate inscription[edit]

Thanks for editing in Paschimbhag copperplate inscription. I worked a month long on the related article on Bengali Wikipedia to make it a GA. But when I translated it to enwiki, it looks too messy like my grammar. :( Can you please help me by copyediting the article. It also needs to be reviewed. Thank you once again. AdiBhai (talk) 15:38, 18 November 2020 (UTC)

on math[edit]

Regarding math, 1. I anticipate someone reverting you. 2. However, even should that occur, the actual correct solution to indenting with colons is to change <math> to <math display="block">. 3. I vaguely recall a somewhat contentious discussion in the talk archived on the point in fairly recent memory.

Just letting you know. --Izno (talk) 19:45, 22 November 2020 (UTC)

Thanks for the note. I don't know why I would be reverted for recommending a seamless (as far as I can tell) change that improves HTML validity and accessibility. As for display="block", I tried that (see the last section), and it has problems when there is additional content following the math formula, like a reference. Wrapping the whole line in a div looks like the best way to maintain the desired formatting. – Jonesey95 (talk) 19:51, 22 November 2020 (UTC)
But is objectionable for worse reasons to the same people who rejected a fix to affected guidelines pages prior. I assert content should generally not follow a formula in the same way we do not generally follow blockquotes with content (or at least references, since those are not part of the quotations in such cases. --Izno (talk) 20:16, 22 November 2020 (UTC)
Your solution also does not play so nicely with VE which can't deal with the math inside a template natively, but can in either the prior form or the display form. --Izno (talk) 20:19, 22 November 2020 (UTC)
References can go inline inside of block content if it makes sense for them to be there. See Template:Quote#Reference citations for just one example of recommended and semantically valid usage that is common throughout en.WP.
As for a recommendation that improves accessibility and semantic validity but is incompatible due to a bug in, or inadequate programming of, the beta Visual Editor, that's how it goes with beta software; there are plenty of higher-priority VE bugs in phabricator that have gone unfixed for years. – Jonesey95 (talk) 22:26, 22 November 2020 (UTC)

Quick note[edit]

Hi Jonesey, hope all is well. I just wanted to mention (regarding the Infobox Christian leader discussion) that in my experience, I've generally found it good practice to avoid completing an edit request that another admin or template editor is already involved in responding to. It avoids confusion. Just a helpful tip I've gleaned. Cheers, Ergo Sum 18:23, 23 November 2020 (UTC)

Thanks for the note. FWIW, I have found it helpful to mark template edit requests as "answered=yes" if a consensus has not yet been reached. That way, TPEs and admins who have User:AnomieBOT/TPERTable on their watchlists won't be made aware of the edit request before it is ready for action.
The conversation looked like it had reached consensus, and the edit request was marked as unanswered (which is supposed to happen only if there is consensus or a non-controversial request), so I implemented it after testing it in the sandbox (the sandbox had not been edited, so I figured that no template editors were involved in the conversation yet; checking the user rights of all of the conversation participants is beyond what I am willing to do for an easy request). It was no big deal to undo the edit, and I certainly don't take any of it personally. Happy editing! – Jonesey95 (talk) 18:33, 23 November 2020 (UTC)

More lint errors emerging from {{self}}[edit]

Thank you for fixing the various templates that included

:::::This template should only be used on image pages.

There are related markup issues. User talk:Mifter/Archive Undated includes the markup {{self|cc-by-sa-4.0|GFDL|migration=not eligible}}, which has a Multiline table in list lint error coming from the markup

:::::This template should only be used on file pages.

You can find templates with this markup using insource search for ":::::This template should only be used on file pages.". The first such template I looked at is {{Cc-by-2.0}}, which is protected, so I can't edit it. So, I'm messaging you. It would be slightly more grammatical to say, "This template should be used only on file pages." I would move "only" in the "image pages" templates also. And looking beyond these two group of templates, I note that the search can be expanded to

insource search for ":::::This template should only be used on", with over 100 hits. Some of these templates may be triggering Multiline table in list lint errors. —Anomalocaris (talk) 00:37, 24 November 2020 (UTC)
I'll take a look. This may take a bit of time. – Jonesey95 (talk) 02:05, 24 November 2020 (UTC)

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Wanted templates[edit]

I am assuming you are working from "User:Plastikspork/Transclusions of deleted templates/1" and not "Special:WantedTemplates"? I find the former much easier to parse. thanks for the help. Frietjes (talk) 21:07, 24 November 2020 (UTC)

I was working from the Special list, and have done so irregularly over the past 2+ years when I have remembered its existence. It has improved greatly in the last couple of years!
I saw a recent conversation on Plastikspork's user talk page, saying that a few gnomes were trying to get the Special list reduced to the point where it listed every transcluded redlinked template, so I decided to dive in and see what was happening. I worked from the Special list for a while; it is useful for seeing big batches of bad template calls outside of article space, like all of the failed Ping* templates that were fixed today or the pile of failed Cite* template calls that I fixed in the last day or two. (Or the Non-free* and PD* template calls that are cluttering up File: space....)
Now I am working off of User:Plastikspork/Transclusions of deleted templates/1, as you guessed. It is very satisfying to fix three-year-old bad template calls in article space, and we only have about 500 left, plus the ones that come after "P" in the alphabet. I like that it refreshes more than once a month! Waiting on database dumps can get frustrating.
Is there a talk page where these template calls are being discussed? All of the ones I have fixed so far have been pretty easy to fix or delete, but I am sure that we will run into some that look fixable but that we can't figure out. – Jonesey95 (talk) 21:21, 24 November 2020 (UTC)
The lists in User:Plastikspork/Transclusions of deleted templates started as just a sorted version of WP:Database reports/Transclusions of deleted templates but I expanded it to include Special:WantedTemplates. It caches the lists, and I manually purge the cache when it becomes too long. Unfortunately, it won't add any entries that haven't already been seen on either WP:Database reports/Transclusions of deleted templates or Special:WantedTemplates. I tried to use to generate new lists, but it times out most of the time. The "refreshing" happens when I re-run the script that generates my version of the merged lists. I don't know of a good central location to discuss the clean up. Let me know if there is one. Thanks! Plastikspork ―Œ(talk) 21:48, 24 November 2020 (UTC)
Both of you are welcome to come to this talk page to discuss tricky transclusions of non-existent templates. So far, I am cherry-picking easy ones. – Jonesey95 (talk) 22:45, 24 November 2020 (UTC)
What do the two of you think about excluding User sandbox pages, like User:Daykala/sandbox, from Plastikspork's transclusion report? I don't think that we have a valid reason to be messing around with users' sandboxes; I know that I often deliberately create errors in mine, and I wouldn't want someone coming in to tidy it up unless it was actually breaking something. – Jonesey95 (talk) 06:16, 1 December 2020 (UTC)
I typically look at "User contributions" for the user to see if the user has made any recent contributions. If the page is old and the editor hasn't been around, then I don't see a problem with tidying it up. The edits can always be reverted, and it helps get us closer to the goal of having a "Special:WantedTemplates" that isn't maxed out. If the user is actively editing it, sometimes they appreciate fixing the errors (like User:Keivan.f/Works), but in many cases I just skip over it and go to the next one. Note that I am already filtering out ".js" pages and about a dozen pages where I know that the user objects to changes. I can certainly add a particular page where appropriate. Plastikspork ―Œ(talk) 15:49, 1 December 2020 (UTC)
Fair enough. I am in agreement with getting Special:WantedTemplates to the point where we can see the whole report. I am optimistic enough to think that we have done enough work in the last two weeks that we will reach that goal at the next refresh. I even did some searching in article space for strings like "Template:W" and "Template:S" to try to find unused templates that were not on the report yet. I found about 50 pages with errors that way. If you know of any good tricks for searching for something like "Template:T*" in article space, I'd be interested to hear about them. [Update: Searching for "Template:The" (with quote marks) in article space found me 35 articles to fix. Other words starting with Q through Z will probably have results as well. I found and fixed 100 articles just now using this search method. I should probably just wait for the next report.] – Jonesey95 (talk) 16:18, 1 December 2020 (UTC)
If I recall, a month ago, Special:WantedTemplates went up to "mid M" and now it is up to "mid P" so I predict it will be up to "mid T" next refresh, but we shall see :) By the way, a favorite that is continuously popping up can be found with this search or maybe with some variant of this search. Thanks! Plastikspork ―Œ(talk) 18:02, 1 December 2020 (UTC)
That second http search is a bottomless pit! It times out with 20 or so results, and after I fix those, it times out again with 20 more. I have submitted a query request after fixing 80+ articles in batches of about 20. – Jonesey95 (talk) 03:09, 2 December 2020 (UTC)
Re making it to "mid-T": I am a bit more optimistic, but I just stumbled across a bunch of missing userbox templates that start with "User"; I wouldn't be surprised if the end of the list was somewhere in that batch in the next refresh. There are going to be a lot. – Jonesey95 (talk) 17:02, 4 December 2020 (UTC)
Re the user sandbox pages, I was completely wrong. Most of them need the unknown template at the top of the page replaced with {{user sandbox}}. – Jonesey95 (talk) 01:25, 5 December 2020 (UTC)
Plastikspork, you might be interested in these links, which do not time out (unless you click them all at once). – Jonesey95 (talk) 17:25, 8 December 2020 (UTC)
Thanks, I was using something similar but with more namespaces after following the thread at your query request. I could probably write a script to scrape those and populate a single page. Editors seem to be very happy to repopulate the lists for us :) Thanks! Plastikspork ―Œ(talk) 17:28, 8 December 2020 (UTC)
I don't think prefix is working with non-article namespaces (probably user error), but this one seems to return some common errors without timing out. Plastikspork ―Œ(talk) 17:57, 8 December 2020 (UTC)
You say "user error", I say "confusing design". prefix: works differently in other namespaces. See prefix:File:D for an example, and documentation at H:PREFIX. This search of the whole File: space (hundreds of strange #if statements that look easily fixable with a script or AWB, or which might be valid false positives) does not time out for me, at least right now. – Jonesey95 (talk) 18:41, 8 December 2020 (UTC)
For the record, in response to the above guesses about how far through the alphabet we would make it this time, entry 5000 at Special:WantedTemplates starts with "Subst" after today's monthly refresh. I have always said that Wikipedia editors are endlessly creative. – Jonesey95 (talk) 06:51, 20 December 2020 (UTC)

Tricky templates[edit]


Copy edit. Try me out. See me here. User:PaptilianPaptilian (talk) 19:58, 7 December 2020 (UTC)

Based on the content of your user and user talk pages, I don't think copy editing is a good choice for you. I hope you find something useful to work on. I encourage you to look at Help:Getting started. – Jonesey95 (talk) 20:57, 7 December 2020 (UTC)
Please consider having a look now. Paptilian (talk) 17:28, 10 December 2020 (UTC)

Final draft:User:Paptilian/Draft of the Outline of Colorado for the WikiProject: ColoradoPaptilian (talk) 19:29, 10 December 2020 (UTC)

That page is incomprehensible, I am sorry to say. – Jonesey95 (talk) 20:15, 10 December 2020 (UTC)

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correct errors[edit]

Dear Jonesey95, The link below is wrong three of them don't exist, this is just a creaminess. Like what I have done is truth if evidence is still there is enough evidence Bedankt--Keywankomala (talk) 17:53, 15 December 2020 (UTC)

The template is meant to show the history of the party and its successors. The problem is that you keep breaking the template. Please use Preview. – Jonesey95 (talk) 18:08, 15 December 2020 (UTC)Jonesey95
But this history is wrong, Iranian regime has made! Real history is another thing. Can you correct? Komala Party of Iranian Kurdistan – Reunification Faction (2008–2014) Socialist Faction of Komala (2009–present) the following do not exist Thanks alot--Keywankomala (talk) 19:27, 15 December 2020 (UTC)
There are many articles on Wikipedia about things that no longer exist. It is not a problem. The article that mentions the Socialist Faction of Komala has a cited source that explains the formation of that faction on page 23. If you can find a reliable source that says that the faction no longer exists, please add it to that article and change the word "present" in the template to the correct end date. – Jonesey95 (talk) 19:50, 15 December 2020 (UTC)
Jonesey95these two are the same so does not exist click ok names and view articles (Komala Kurdistan's Organization of the Communist Party of Iran)(Socialist Faction of Komala)--Keywankomala (talk) 20:08, 15 December 2020 (UTC)

GOCE November drive barnstars[edit]

Working Man's Barnstar.png The Working Wikipedian's Barnstar
This barnstar is awarded to Jonesey95 for copy edits totaling over 8,000 words (including bonus and rollover words) during the GOCE November 2020 Backlog Elimination Drive. Congratulations, and thank you for your contributions! Reidgreg (talk) 18:32, 15 December 2020 (UTC)
Goce silver barnstar.png Guild of Copy Editors Leaderboard Award: Old Articles, 5th Place
This Leaderboard Barnstar is awarded to Jonesey95 for copyediting two old articles during the GOCE November 2020 Backlog Elimination Drive. Congratulations, and thank you for your contributions! Reidgreg (talk) 18:34, 15 December 2020 (UTC)

Better late than never. Face-smile.svg Reidgreg (talk) 18:32, 15 December 2020 (UTC)

Thanks, Reidgreg! – Jonesey95 (talk) 19:09, 15 December 2020 (UTC)


Can you please fix MOS in the text? For example, I don't know how to convert hairs/cm³. LittleJerry (talk) 16:34, 20 December 2020 (UTC)

Too many edit conflicts. Let me know when it has calmed down a bit, and I will read it through. I tried to edit the Taxonomy section just now – it needs a bunch of comma fixes – but got edit conflicts from other editors, including copy editors. – Jonesey95 (talk) 17:22, 20 December 2020 (UTC)
LittleJerry, does the source really say hairs/cm³? I would expect hairs/cm2. If you drop a quotation from the source here on my talk page, I can do the conversion. – Jonesey95 (talk) 17:25, 20 December 2020 (UTC)
Your right. Its hairs/cm2. The source states: "The fur is extremely dense; with 12,000-23,000 hairs/cm2....." LittleJerry (talk) 17:30, 20 December 2020 (UTC)
And why did you revert this change? shows exactly four authors. I'm trying to help you. – Jonesey95 (talk) 17:32, 20 December 2020 (UTC)

Tech News: 2020-52[edit]

20:53, 21 December 2020 (UTC)


Hello, what is your opinion about the draft? Does it have enough reputation to create, and to say that there is a wiki in the wikidata. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 00:28, 22 December 2020 (UTC)

I have no opinion on it. – Jonesey95 (talk) 01:17, 22 December 2020 (UTC)

Edit request on Cabinet talk page[edit]

Regarding this edit request, will it be okay for me to fulfil it since I know what the editor is requesting? Sdrqaz (talk) 22:10, 22 December 2020 (UTC)

Absolutely. – Jonesey95 (talk) 00:12, 23 December 2020 (UTC)

December blitz bling[edit]

CleanupBarnstar.PNG The Cleanup Barnstar
This barnstar is awarded to Jonesey95 for copy edits totaling over 6,000 words (including rollover words) during the GOCE December 2020 Copy Editing Blitz. Congratulations, and thank you for your contributions! Miniapolis 00:37, 24 December 2020 (UTC)

Blocking afds[edit]

Hi, is there really no way to auto revert anybody posting Article for Deletion and prod warnings from my talk page? I want something to block them, I'm sick of logging in and seeing them.† Encyclopædius 08:40, 24 December 2020 (UTC)

I'm not sure why you're asking me. It looks like you created a bunch of articles that are barely sourced and uploaded files that are no longer used, and it is polite to notify creators when their creations are nominated. You could clean them up yourself, I guess. I don't know how to suppress the messages; a month or three ago, I received (what, in my memory, seems like) a few dozen semi-automated category deletion messages when a large set of categories that I had created (that were needed at the time) were renamed as part of a large template/category improvement project. That's just how it goes. I just let them post to my talk page, and then deleted them in a batch or reverted or archived them. No big deal. I knew that it wasn't personal. – Jonesey95 (talk) 18:26, 24 December 2020 (UTC)

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So you plan on doing a ref cleanup for Jupiter? LittleJerry (talk) 17:29, 1 January 2021 (UTC)

I have already a bunch of ref cleanup at Jupiter. It looks more consistent now, and more MOS-compliant. Is there more needed? – Jonesey95 (talk) 18:08, 1 January 2021 (UTC)

Dora Marsden[edit]

Apologies, the use of <!-- --> around the access dates in those citations threw the script off, and I missed when reviewing. Now resolved. GiantSnowman 09:49, 5 January 2021 (UTC)

It happens. I munged a long article yesterday, despite multiple previews and checks. Another editor had to revert my edit. – Jonesey95 (talk) 15:37, 5 January 2021 (UTC)


Thank you for reverting the edit in Template:GOCEinuse as it was mistakenly done while modifying bn:টেমপ্লেট:রসনিমা কাজ চলছে in a different tab and I didn't notice. I really apologise. However, I have a problem with {{safesubst:....}} for PAGENAMEE. Is there any template or something relating to that? How does the template properly work? Best regards Meghmollar2017Talk • 15:09, 11 January 2021 (UTC)

Sorry, I do not have a good technical understanding of what safesubst does and how it is different from subst. – Jonesey95 (talk) 16:00, 11 January 2021 (UTC)


Hi Jonesey95. Just letting you know that I haven't forgotten. I wrote a sql query that emulates Special:WantedTemplates and strips out entries transcluded in userspace js/css: quarry:query/51270. It still needs to be optimized before it can be considered a real DBR report, but I plan to find the time to do this soon. Regards, FASTILY 01:56, 14 January 2021 (UTC)

It looks like a good start. Thanks for taking this on. – Jonesey95 (talk) 02:59, 14 January 2021 (UTC)

Error tracking of temlpate:sfn[edit]

Hello Jonesey95, the tracking changes on {{sfn}} are putting entries in Category:Pages using sfn with unknown parameters for |ignore-err= which is a valid parameter to prevent false-positive error reporting. Keith D (talk) 22:49, 14 January 2021 (UTC)

It's not in the documentation. Shouldn't it be |ignore-error= in order to not be willfully obscure? Can you please add an explanation of this parameter and what it does? I will adjust the error-checking code. Thanks for the note. – Jonesey95 (talk) 23:44, 14 January 2021 (UTC)
May be it should be, I had to look in the module to find it. Keith D (talk) 01:02, 15 January 2021 (UTC)