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RationalWiki:Articles for deletion

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Some articles on RationalWiki are ripe for assassination deletion. If you think an article fits this description (and there is no page that it could be better merged with), here are the steps to take to put it on this page:

  1. Add {{Article for deletion}} or {{Article for deletion|Reason}} to the top of the page you think needs deletion.
  2. Press the save button to get the rest of the instructions to populate.
  3. The second line of instructions that appear below the deletion template allow for pre-populating a discussion, click that button, replace the word "Reason" with your reasoning for wanting to delete the article.
  4. Finally add {{RationalWiki:Articles for deletion/ReplaceMeWithTheArticleName}} to top of this list. Don't forget to change the ReplaceMeWithTheArticleName to the proper article name from step 3.

Please notify the creator/main editor(s), particularly if it's new.

Then wait a while and see what the mob thinks, unless there's an actual reason it needs to be taken out and shot quickly (e.g., severely problematic living person bio).

If you are attempting to merge the article with another, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS PAGE. That belongs at RationalWiki:Duplicate articles.

And don't forget to subscribe. This will allow you to see when a new article for deletion is added.

To archive:

  1. Edit the AFD page to change the result from "?" to "deleted" or "kept" or whatever.
  2. Go to RationalWiki:Articles for deletion/Log and remove the {{PageToBeArchived}}.
  3. Go to the 2017 archives and add {{PageToBeArchived}} in the right spot.

Bigoted musicians | Result: ?[edit]

Bigoted musicians (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs) – (View AfD)

Delete[edit]

  1. Each person has enough material for their own article. Christopher (talk) 19:56, 14 October 2017 (UTC)
  2. Per, these people are better off as their own articles rather than lumped into one article, especially when the criteria is apparently that they're "bigoted". More advantages to their having own articles such as detailing them, categorization, search results, and more. Honestly, why should musicians be merged into one page? Why not talk show comedians or radio hosts? --It's-a me, LeftyGreenMario! 21:01, 14 October 2017 (UTC)
  3. Christopher and Lefty are right. It's nice that on this occasion "Delete' means more articles instead of fewer.Spud (talk) 05:19, 15 October 2017 (UTC)
  4. Agree. It's a good page, but should be split. Bongolian (talk) 06:20, 15 October 2017 (UTC)

Keep[edit]

Merge/redirect[edit]

Goat[edit]

Affluenza | Result: ?[edit]

Affluenza (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs) – (View AfD)

Delete[edit]

  1. This could also be merged into Privilege. 💎📀1️⃣ (talk) 04:00, 10 October 2017 (UTC)

Keep[edit]

Merge/redirect[edit]

  1. Ideally, we'd have pages like "Class and privilege", "Gender and privilege", etc, that could hold these types of articles. This is a good step. FuzzyCatPotato of the Lifeless Muffins (talk/stalk) 06:43, 10 October 2017 (UTC)
  2. See FCP. Castaigne2 (talk) 22:49, 13 October 2017 (UTC)

Goat[edit]

I think Greed is also another merge contender, though I also question why we need an article on greed as well. --It's-a me, LeftyGreenMario! 04:07, 10 October 2017 (UTC)

St. Elmo's Fire | Result: ?[edit]

St. Elmo's Fire (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs) – (View AfD)

Delete[edit]

Keep[edit]

Merge/redirect[edit]

  1. Merge with Ghost. I'm going to start bringing merge proposals here if people don't start looking at the Duplicate articles page. ⇂ɔsᴉᗡpuoɯɐᴉᗡ (talk) 07:07, 1 October 2017 (UTC)
  2. Merge into ghost. Regards, Cosmikdebris (talk) 16:59, 1 October 2017 (UTC)
  3. ClickerClock (talk) 10:01, 5 October 2017 (UTC)
  4. ℓσωℓу ѕуѕσρ вιgℓʝвιgℓ σf gσαтιѕтαи (ᴡᴏʀᴅs ᴏғ ᴡɪsᴅᴏᴍ/ᴀᴄʜɪᴇᴠᴇᴍᴇɴᴛs) 02:33, 7 October 2017 (UTC)
  5. Makes sense to me Spectral Thief Marshadow (talk) 19:38, 8 October 2017 (UTC)
  6. Castaigne2 (talk) 22:49, 13 October 2017 (UTC)
  7. Merge to ghost but add a sentence there to explain that although some thought St. Elmo's Fire were spirits or supernatural omens [1], it's only a weather phenomenon [2]. Also insert mandatory 1980s Brat Pack joke. Never mind, I did it, so merge away. Leuders (talk) 23:00, 13 October 2017 (UTC)

Goat[edit]

It's a physical phenomen, not a paranormal one. — Unsigned, by: 195.101.194.9 / talk / contribs

Healingwell.com | Result: ?[edit]

Healingwell.com (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs) – (View AfD)

Delete[edit]

  1. Crappy stub. 💎📀1️⃣ (talk) 20:39, 30 September 2017 (UTC)
  2. RoninMacbeth (talk) 21:02, 30 September 2017 (UTC)
  3. My name is WonderKirby577, and this stub article is terrible. Leave it for the vultures. The Rational Gamer, WonderKirby577Let's chat!box 02:36, 5 October 2017 (UTC)
  4. ClickerClock (talk) 12:07, 16 October 2017 (UTC)

#FAMAS stub. The article can certainly do more especially if it's claimed that it has crankery levels rivaling if not surpassing NaturalNews, which may I add, is a gold article. I seriously doubt it does. --It's-a me, LeftyGreenMario! 20:44, 30 September 2017 (UTC)

  1. Delete. Hopelessly tiny stub. Bongolian (talk) 20:39, 16 October 2017 (UTC)

Keep[edit]

Merge/redirect[edit]

  1. The content parts of this site, aside from the forums, hasn't been updated in over two years. There doesn't appear to be enough here to justify its own article. A paragraph in Webshites should be more than enough for this. Regards, Cosmikdebris (talk) 17:04, 1 October 2017 (UTC)

Goat[edit]

Dumpster Dive[edit]

  1. If the alternative is setting it up for dumpster dive, then I also won't object. --It's-a me, LeftyGreenMario! 20:48, 30 September 2017 (UTC)
  2. Improve, not delete. Dumpster dive. oʇɐʇoԀʇɐϽʎzznℲ (talk/stalk) 21:40, 30 September 2017 (UTC)
  3. See above.—CheeseburgerPlate (talkstalk) 23:23, 30 September 2017 (UTC)
  4. What they said. —ℓσωℓу ѕуѕσρ вιgℓʝвιgℓ σf gσαтιѕтαи (ᴡᴏʀᴅs ᴏғ ᴡɪsᴅᴏᴍ/ᴀᴄʜɪᴇᴠᴇᴍᴇɴᴛs) 02:32, 7 October 2017 (UTC)
  5. Castaigne2 (talk) 22:50, 13 October 2017 (UTC)