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Best regards! --Bill william compton (talk) 14:26, 28 March 2013 (UTC)

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Open questionEdit

At Wikidata:Property proposal/Wolfram Language entity code, there is still an open question about the format. Can you address this in your closure ?
--- Jura 03:38, 14 February 2018 (UTC)

Duplicate taxaEdit

Could you please find out how many of these duplicate entities were created? Pinging related editors Peter coxhead (talkcontribslogs) & Edibobb (talkcontribslogs). — Tom.Reding (talk) 10:50, 18 February 2018 (UTC)

I’ve seen a few on my watchlist. I’ve been switching the links back to the original Wikidata items when i catch them, like for Pseudowintera traversi and Chondracanthus exasperatus today. NessieVL (talk) 15:55, 18 February 2018 (UTC)
Another list on User:Pasleim/projectmerge/enwiki-nlwiki, please clean up. Sjoerd de Bruin (talk) 14:44, 19 February 2018 (UTC)
I will do once I again have access to my computer (2 days later).--GZWDer (talk) 14:48, 19 February 2018 (UTC)


Your bot is mass creating duplicate Wikidata pages for the mass articles that have been shoddily robot created on Cebuano Wikipedia without any regard of linking them to entities on other wikipedias. After creating the duplicates, your bot continues to add information to these duplicate pages (like coordinates, which are more accurately given on the English Wikipedia articles on these same entities). I'm talking now about places in the United States with already existing articles on other Wikipedias, but I'm sure Cebuano Wikipedia is full of these articles without a Wikidata link. 12:49, 21 February 2018 (UTC)

It is more easy to find duplicates in Wikidata than in Cebuano Wikipedia itself; Wikidata:Database reports/Constraint violations/P1566 lists pages with duplicated Geonames ID and those with only cebwiki links are to be merged. Pasleim's projectmerge is another tool to find duplicate.--GZWDer (talk) 16:47, 21 February 2018 (UTC)
I will live that to you Wikidata wizards to fix the problems you willingly and intentionally create. 17:13, 21 February 2018 (UTC)
However, you may want to know, unless you already don't, that many Wikidata entries have a false GeoNames item linked by a robot that has had no idea what it is linking and where. Then it doesn't help if the cebwiki article actually has the correct item. Your tool will not find all of them. It is a hopeless swamp and a total robot-created mess. 17:19, 21 February 2018 (UTC)
hmmm. —usernamekiran(talk) 12:07, 22 February 2018 (UTC)

Please slow downEdit

Hi, can you please slow down editing with GZWDer (flood)? You are causing noticeable dispatch lag. Cheers, Hoo man (talk) 07:58, 23 February 2018 (UTC)

@Hoo man: I have stopped some processes. If this is not enough, comment here again.--GZWDer (talk) 08:01, 23 February 2018 (UTC)
Please slow down further… ideally you should be well under 20 edits per minute… but certainly under 100 edits per minute. Cheers, Hoo man (talk) 08:23, 23 February 2018 (UTC)
I've stopped all processes involving cebwiki. Let me know whether it is enough.--GZWDer (talk) 08:25, 23 February 2018 (UTC)
Seems you are still at close to 300 edits per minute, which is still way to high. The immediate problems are mitigated, but in order to keep this sustainable you should slow down more. Cheers, Hoo man (talk) 08:30, 23 February 2018 (UTC)

Why do we have to keep managing merges for your bot?Edit

You bot repeatedly creates new category items when there are already existing category items. Why do we have to clean up after your bot? These existing categories should be match using existing tools and paired that way rather than this method of blunt force trauma. Having your bot create so many of these gets in the way of other maintenance tasks and being able to see work that needs doing.  — billinghurst sDrewth 20:48, 27 February 2018 (UTC)

Need MergeEdit

Q48999240, created 17 February 2018, needs to be merged to Q2015169. Thanks. It is possible that there is a way for me to do this but I'm not a regular wikidata editor, just someone trying to clean up the enwiki page. 18:07, 2 March 2018 (UTC)


Ви володієте українською мовою?. Тому прохання - не робіть жодних редагувань, стосовно Української вікіпедії, оскільки ваші дії не приносять ЖОДНОГО корисного результату, ба більше того - ви вносите безлад.
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