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Previous discussion was archived at User talk:Mbch331/Archive 1 on 2015-08-10.

Pazarlamamuhendisi (talkcontribs)

Dear Mbch331, please undelete item Q107637572 (Emir Kosif) which you deleted. He is a notable person, businessman of the year in Turkey in 2020 and also a member of a well-known family business so this should be a clear case for a notable Wikidata item.

Mbch331 (talkcontribs)

Well, there was only 1 reference and that one doesn't work. So not much information in the article to prove the notability.

Pazarlamamuhendisi (talkcontribs)

Thanks for your quick response.

There are a lot of news about him and as I mentioned before and he is a well-known business man.

Shall I provide links of related articles/news about him?

Mbch331 (talkcontribs)

References for specific statements do help proving notability to people that don't know it.

Restoration request for Q107478797

MarcoMarcPolo (talkcontribs)

Dear Mbch331,

I do apologize for the notability policy breach. It appears I created the wikidata page a little too soon hoping the related Wikipedia page would be done before that. Now that it exists, can you restore the item please?


MarcoMarcPolo (talkcontribs)

Actually scratch that! Sorry for the bother.

Call for participation in the interview study with Wikidata editors

Kholoudsaa (talkcontribs)

Dear Mbch331,

I hope you are doing good,

I am Kholoud, a researcher at King’s College London, and I work on a project as part of my PhD research that develops a personalized recommendation system to suggest Wikidata items for the editors based on their interests and preferences. I am collaborating on this project with Elena Simperl and Miaojing Shi.

I would love to talk with you to know about your current ways to choose the items you work on in Wikidata and understand the factors that might influence such a decision. Your cooperation will give us valuable insights into building a recommender system that can help improve your editing experience.  

Participation is completely voluntary. You have the option to withdraw at any time. Your data will be processed under the terms of UK data protection law (including the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018). The information and data that you provide will remain confidential; it will only be stored on the password-protected computer of the researchers. We will use the results anonymized (?) to provide insights into the practices of the editors in item selection processes for editing and publish the results of the study to a research venue. If you decide to take part, we will ask you to sign a consent form, and you will be given a copy of this consent form to keep.

If you’re interested in participating and have 15-20 minutes to chat (I promise to keep the time!), please either contact me at kholoudsaa@gmail.com or use this form https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdmmFHaiB20nK14wrQJgfrA18PtmdagyeRib3xGtvzkdn3Lgw/viewform?usp=sf_link with your choice of the times that work for you.

I’ll follow up with you to figure out what method is the best way for us to connect.

Please contact me using the email mentioned above if you have any questions or require more information about this project.

Thank you for considering taking part in this research.



Please undelete this https://m.wikidata.org/wiki/Q106805214

7 (talkcontribs)

Hello (talkcontribs)

We will add reference links and why you’re finding notability for start-up company? Visit the www.meborny.com

Best regards,

Mbch331 (talkcontribs)

Notability is the base for existence on Wikidata. On WD:N the rules for notability are written down. There has to be either: a) A sitelink to Wikimedia Project b) References in independent, serious and publicly available sources c) Structural need (so it needs to be linked internally by an item that meets the notability rules). At te time of deletion the item didn't meet those rules and was therefore deleted.

So the references you are going to provide, do they meet point b of my summary above? (talkcontribs)


It was in draft... Sorry for direct publishing

Pls restore it i will edit it in 10 days

Mbch331 (talkcontribs)

Sorry, but leaving an item active that doesn't meet our notability rules isn't an option. When you're ready to add references you can request undeletion on Wikidata:Administrators' noticeboard. Then me or another admin will check your request. Wikidata doesn't have a draft option, so anything you publish is immediately live. (talkcontribs)

Hello, Just quick google MEBORNY

There is so many results on google to fill notability at least verified busines and has website + 7000 customers

Thanks for understanding

Mbch331 (talkcontribs)

There is a request on WD:AN, please discuss the undeletion there.

Restoration request related to :Q106797819

Mongolhuu12 (talkcontribs)


Dear contributor

Please restore this article then we have to add reference and edit misleading datas

After this edit please check this articles notability again

thanks for understanding

Best regards,

NatelieamericaPR (talkcontribs)


Noticed item Q106412598 was deleted for some reasons. Please, i would like you undelete item Q106412598 to i can correct what needs to be corrected and MusicBrainz label ID.

Looking forward to response.

Mbch331 (talkcontribs)

It was deleted because the item didn't meet our rules for notability. So no reason to undelete it.

NatelieamericaPR (talkcontribs)

I have gone through the notability and i would like to add clear identifies on the item. Please, undelete it so i can make the item meet the rules of notability.

Mbch331 (talkcontribs)

Item has been restored.

Dalesorensen (talkcontribs)


I am writing to see if you can undo your deletion of item Q100734591. I am a university professor in Canada, and an assignment for one of the courses I am teaching is for my students to create a Wikidata item along with a Wikipedia article (on a topic I approve in advance). I do this to introduce them to the world of editing and creating in Wikimedia, and for practical application of their research skills.

Normally I would review what the student created and make suggestions for improving it - including addressing whether there are issues with notability (among many other things). In this case I didn't even have time to see it before you deleted it, making it impossible for me to offer constructive feedback to this student or give us a chance to improve it.

Thanks for your consideration.

Mbch331 (talkcontribs)

The item ended up on a checklist created by my bot because there was a problem fixing the issue of the item. Upon checking the item, I noticed it was an item with as only external references an unknown interview (it was just stated as interview) and the YouTube channel of the subject. I am willing to restore the item, but within 24 hours notability will have to be proven or it will be deleted again (and I can't and won't prevent others from nominating/deleting the item).

And one important advice: Learn students in advance what our notability rules are and how they can prove notability. That will prevent these things from happening.

Dalesorensen (talkcontribs)

Thanks for restoring this item. I appreciate it.

I do teach my students about our notability rules, but in this case would need to spend a bit more time discussing the use of proper references with this student.

In any case, this item was only in existence for 12 hours before being deleted. It would seem reasonable to expect that the first course of action would be to nominate the item for deletion, ping the item's creator in the request - and then give editors some time to fix the issue - rather than deleting it immediately.

Mbch331 (talkcontribs)

That's not how the deletion process on Wikidata works. Notability needs to be proven the moment the item is created. And I said yesterday notability had to be proven within 24 hours, however neither you nor the student changed the article since and the 24 hours are over. So I deleted the item again.

Zache (talkcontribs)
Mbch331 (talkcontribs)

Missed the site link. Restored the item.

Reply to "Deleted item Q105826766"
Jura1 (talkcontribs)

Hi Mbch331,

Maybe phab:T265468 could interest you? The idea is to improve the names displayed for these two. I would be most grateful.

Reply to "patch for "und" and "mis""

New OpenRefine reconciliation service

Pintoch (talkcontribs)


Thank you for wearing the {{User loves OpenRefine}} userbox on your user page!

Because the existing Wikidata reconciliation service has had severe performance issues recently, I have created a new one which should be faster and more robust. You can add it to OpenRefine in the reconciliation dialog with the following URL: https://wikidata.reconci.link/en/api (or by replacing en by any other language code).

If you have any issues with this new service, let me know.

Happy reconciling!