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Main types of itemsEdit

Hello Penn Station, thanx for the Japanese translation of the Template:Entities. --Kolja21 (talk) 15:25, 19 March 2013 (UTC)

You are welcome:). I am happy to be of help. --Penn Station (talk) 16:12, 19 March 2013 (UTC)


Hi, if the contents of for instance Q14862276 were deleted, can that page be used again for another item? Or is it necessarily merged? JMK (talk) 09:53, 5 November 2013 (UTC)

Hello. You already merged the contents with Q199132, right? Q14862276 was deleted because it was already merged and empty. If you need a page for another item, please create another one. --Penn Station (talk) 10:08, 5 November 2013 (UTC)
No, when I arrived at Q14862276, it had some duplicate information. So I deleted the info, transferred the info to the more complete page, and left Q14862276 empty. Then I wondered if I could use Q14862276 again, for another item, but apparently not. JMK (talk) 13:49, 5 November 2013 (UTC)
We called it "merge". Transferring all info from Q14862276 to Q199132 left it empty, then an editor found it and made a request to delete it [1]. I recommend you to create another page rather than reusing it to avoid confusion. --Penn Station (talk) 15:28, 5 November 2013 (UTC)
Thanks. Evanioidea seems to have three unnecessary pages. JMK (talk) 12:58, 8 November 2013 (UTC)


Not sure how it happened, as Hymatismus did not show up in a search, so by accident I created two pages for it. Hymatismus (Q15138623) and Hymatismus (Q15142412). Perhaps you can link the latter to the first. JMK (talk) 05:52, 10 November 2013 (UTC)

Rutelinae also needs a merger. If I should rather report it elsewhere, please tell me. JMK (talk) 21:03, 10 November 2013 (UTC)
Hello, sorry for the late reply. Q15142412 was already deleted. If you find an item which needs a merger, please do it, and then make a request to delete empty one at Wikidata:Requests for deletions. --Penn Station (talk) 10:51, 2 December 2013 (UTC)


Thank you for deleting this one!  Klaas|Z4␟V:  14:14, 17 November 2013 (UTC)

You are welcome :). --Penn Station (talk) 10:54, 2 December 2013 (UTC)

re: Links are still remainingEdit

Bot will replace all links if you add requests to User:BeneBot*/movelinks.js. see Special:Contributions/BeneBot*.--GZWDer (talk) 14:43, 7 December 2013 (UTC)

It's a js page which can only be edited by an admin.--GZWDer (talk) 15:06, 7 December 2013 (UTC)

The aim of User:BeneBot*/movelinks.js is that administrators can add requests when he/she see a page to be deleted but with link in.--GZWDer (talk) 15:20, 7 December 2013 (UTC)

I replied to you at your talk page. You can add movelinks requests to User talk:BeneBot*/movelinks.js#Requests that non-admin users can edit. Please reply at you page to avoid divided conversation. --Penn Station (talk) 16:07, 7 December 2013 (UTC)


Hi Penn Station! Thank you for deleting those QIDs. (By the way, RFD is flooding up again) Jianhui67 talkcontribs 16:44, 13 December 2013 (UTC)

No problem. I have already handled most of the requests, and now I'll go to the bed. Good night. --Penn Station (talk) 17:07, 13 December 2013 (UTC)
Do you think my requests for deletions are fine? Jianhui67 talkcontribs 10:56, 15 December 2013 (UTC)
I think so. I don't see any problems so far. --Penn Station (talk) 15:50, 15 December 2013 (UTC)


Please undelete it. I have reverted.--GZWDer (talk) 16:21, 25 December 2013 (UTC)

Undeleted. It seems to be a different person. --Penn Station (talk) 16:29, 25 December 2013 (UTC)


Hi! I saw you merged Q7044115 with lithostratigraphic unit (Q3550897), but didn't move the links (Special:WhatLinksHere/Q7044115). The way to do this is using User:BeneBot*/movelinks.js for links from other items. Links from pages have to be done manually. --Tobias1984 (talk) 10:41, 8 February 2014 (UTC)

I had requested deletion of Q3550897 precisely because Q7044115 was referenced by other items. Now there are a bunch of constraint violations due to broken links. LaddΩ chat ;) 12:21, 8 February 2014 (UTC)
Hello Tobias1984 and LaddΩ. Thank you for your notice. I deleted the higher Qid item, but it had some links.. I have updated all the links manually from Q7044115 to Q3550897. --Penn Station (talk) 12:34, 9 February 2014 (UTC)
Thanks for the quick fix. Note that criteria to select the item to be merged to were revised in the last months. LaddΩ chat ;) 12:48, 9 February 2014 (UTC)
Thanks, again. I have missed the revision and will take it into account in future. --Penn Station (talk) 13:45, 9 February 2014 (UTC)


  The Barnstar of Dilligence
Thanks for your hard work at RFD!   Jianhui67 talkcontribs 12:31, 22 July 2014 (UTC)
You too :). Thanks. --Penn Station (talk) 10:53, 23 July 2014 (UTC)

Chamaecereus (Q3666049)Edit

This merge mixed a species with a genus. Please undo the merge. Thanks. --Succu (talk) 06:51, 23 July 2014 (UTC)

Hello. Restored the item. Please check it and arrange related pages if necessary. Thanks for the notice. --Penn Station (talk) 10:59, 23 July 2014 (UTC)

Merge-project requiring language skillsEdit

Dear Wikidatan,

Even though Wikidata phase 1 (replacing interlanguage by Wikidata) is officially finished, there are still a lot a duplicate items that should be merged. Projects to list possible duplicates (and therefore possibles mergers) have been started by users such as Pasleim with User:Pasleim/projectmerge and Ivan A. Krestinin with User:Ivan A. Krestinin/To merge. Those bot-generated lists do however contain quite some false positives and therefore still need a human eye to decide whether to merge or not.

Since you are an administrator on Wikidata with knowledge of the Japanese language, User:Ivan A. Krestinin/To merge/jawiki might benefit from your help. As said, it lists couples of WD items that might possibly be merged. If you are already involved in these projects or not interested, I am sincerely sorry for bothering you.

With kind regards, FakirNL (talk) 23:43, 27 July 2014 (UTC)

Michelia sirindhorniae (Q15548466)Edit

Please restore Michelia sirindhorniae (Q15548466). It has to be used as basionym in Magnolia sirindhorniae (Q13014180). Thanks. --Succu (talk) 16:23, 15 September 2014 (UTC)

Just restored, but it was merged with Q13014180. Please arrange them properly. Thank you. --Penn Station (talk) 02:26, 23 September 2014 (UTC)


This one was merged incorrectly, could you please restore it? (Is there a page for un-deletion requests here?) YLSS (talk) 18:50, 4 November 2014 (UTC)

Sorry for the late reply. The page was already restored by another admin. --Penn Station (talk) 05:08, 8 November 2014 (UTC)

Merging should result in redirectEdit

Dear Penn Station, I saw you deleted a couple of merged pages yesterday. Perhaps you didn't notice this closed request for comments. Kind regards, Lymantria (talk) 12:51, 6 December 2014 (UTC)

Help neededEdit

Dear ja-N user, please see: User talk:Liuxinyu970226#Merger needed. --Je suis Nigérian (talk) 21:11, 22 June 2016 (UTC)

Translation requestEdit

Hello, I see you speak Japanese .I was wondering if you can translate "Village in China", "Commune in Morocco", and "village in Indonesia". It is for updating Wikidata. Thanks in advance. Artix Kreiger (talk) 20:13, 4 March 2018 (UTC)

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