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WikiProject Cleanup is a resource for Wikipedia cleanup information and discussion. Cleanup issues that this project covers may include page layout, wikification, spelling, grammar, typographical errors, tone, and sourcing. All users are welcome to help in editing or fixing any page on these lists. Please remember to remove the appropriate tag(s) off the page after cleaning an article, then just strike-out the entry on this page using <s> </s>, which produces: (sample text). This retains the listing for historical reference regarding accomplishments of the project. Please also consider documenting improvements on an article's talk page or in edit summaries for the reference of other editors.

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2014 posts

September

August

Fixed: Cleaned up this section. Didn't look at the rest of the article though. Kobuu (talk) 18:40, 5 September 2014 (UTC)
Fixed: Cleaned up! Feel free to add images! Kobuu (talk) 14:27, 5 September 2014 (UTC)
Fixed: Not seeing the COI alert on this article. Cleaned up the references but the article looks fine to me. Kobuu (talk) 14:36, 5 September 2014 (UTC)
Fixed: Major cleanup. Sections, filmography, sources organized, backlinked from the films, wikilinked, infobox added. Could do with some pictures and more content but otherwise, looking pretty good now! Kobuu (talk) 15:24, 5 September 2014 (UTC)

July


* Arfa Karim The references in the article seem to be broken Best regards -- Neozoon 00:11, 17 July 2014 (UTC)

Update The references in this article have been fixed.   ArcAngel   (talk) ) 15:09, 30 July 2014 (UTC)

June

Update - I cleaned up the article a bit. Tails3333 (talk) 18:59, 17 August 2014 (UTC)

May

Update - I cleaned the history section up a bit grammatically, but it still could do with some sort of rewrite. Moony22 (talk) 10:44, 27 May 2014 (UTC)

April

March

Fixed: Redirected to Special Purpose Police Unit (Azerbaijan). That article has more relevant information and sources. Kobuu (talk) 15:10, 2 September 2014 (UTC)
Update: I started work on this. Removed a couple issue tags, cleaned up the lead, added a source. Needs a little more work though. Kobuu (talk) 20:00, 12 September 2014 (UTC)

February

Fixed: As of this note, this article looks pretty clean. There are some sources needed for quotes but a solid article. Kobuu (talk) 19:00, 5 September 2014 (UTC)

January

2013 posts

December

Update- Title has been moved. Tinton5 (talk) 23:58, 3 August 2014 (UTC)

November

Update: The article was deleted per the delete result at the article's AfD discussion. Northamerica1000(talk) 08:44, 29 November 2013 (UTC)
I've performed some preliminary cleanup. The article would certainly benefit from improved sourcing and further copy editing. Northamerica1000(talk) 08:53, 29 November 2013 (UTC)
I did some minor copy editing. The article still needs more sources. Bold Edits (talk) 19:37, 16 December 2013 (UTC)

October

Added links, attempted cleanup, still requires more citations. jojo@nthony 13:09, 9 April 2014 (UTC)

September

I've removed the unsourced promotional content and stubbed it; the subject seems notable enough when I tried searching. -Ugog Nizdast (talk) 13:31, 10 September 2013 (UTC)

August

I changed the title to Relationship between education and HIV/AIDS.-- Brainy J ~~ (talk) 19:06, 24 August 2013 (UTC)

July

Removed some unsourced trivia and obituary-like information. Also rearranged the sections and did some minor formatting. -Ugog Nizdast (talk) 13:00, 4 November 2013 (UTC)
I've cleaned it up, but managed to find two not so good sources for it. It goes back to a stub. -Ugog Nizdast (talk) 10:56, 14 August 2013 (UTC)
Did some minor formatting, couldn't see any major clean-up problem. -Ugog Nizdast (talk) 13:14, 4 November 2013 (UTC)
Already done thanks to another editor. -Ugog Nizdast (talk) 13:03, 4 November 2013 (UTC)

June

Page has been fixed up. Tinton5 (talk) 17:38, 7 October 2013 (UTC)

May

April

Attempted to lessen the one-sided, grandiloquent writing by (hopefully) removing personal observation, interpretation, and synthesis. Not perfect by any stretch. More help is welcomed!  :D Cyphoidbomb (talk) 05:55, 23 April 2013 (UTC)

March

  • Had a go at it. I think that someone else may have already gone through and attempted Wikification. Chri$topher 12:04, 26 April 2013 (UTC)
I worked on grammar and punctuation along with others and that seems to be handled.Coaster92 (talk) 22:28, 26 March 2013 (UTC)

February

I copyedited the whole thing, formatted all of the sources properly, added an infobox, started the talk page with a header that it was under the scope of WikiProject Visual arts, and added a stub tag at the bottom. öBrambleberry of RiverClan 16:18, 28 February 2013 (UTC)
Cleaned up a bit, and added categories. Tinton5 (talk) 21:33, 6 March 2013 (UTC)
 – I've performed page cleanup and some copy editing; the article would still benefit from more copy editing. Northamerica1000(talk) 14:54, 27 February 2013 (UTC)
I've cleaned up grammar and syntax and removed the copy edit tag. I don't know how to show a strike-through of this project here.Coaster92 (talk) 01:52, 21 March 2013 (UTC)

January

Re-wrote the entire article. Cyphoidbomb (talk) 16:52, 31 January 2013 (UTC)

2012 posts

December

November

Article removed. 4DHS (talk) 06:25, 8 November 2012 (UTC)
I removed the strike-out that was previously in place for this article above; the article exists (appears to have been recreated) and remains in need of work. Northamerica1000(talk) 01:31, 7 March 2013 (UTC)
Do you have any sources you could provide that would suggest this claim? 4DHS (talk) 06:49, 9 November 2012 (UTC)

October

Nearly 3x length of lead. Could still use some work, but much better than what it was. ComfyKem (talk) 18:26, 30 May 2013 (UTC)
The article's sourcing has been improved, and it has been slightly expanded. Northamerica1000(talk) 23:58, 22 August 2013 (UTC)
Northamerica1000(talk) 13:54, 11 October 2012 (UTC)
Almost completely rewritten. — Hex (❝?!❞) 10:30, 8 October 2012 (UTC)

September

— Above posted by Northamerica1000(talk) 20:18, 12 September 2012 (UTC)

August

July

 – I added a few sources to the article. Northamerica1000(talk) 11:47, 16 July 2012 (UTC)
 – The layout has been cleaned-up, and the article has been copy-edited to reduce promotional tone. Northamerica1000(talk) 20:44, 26 July 2012 (UTC)

June

 – cleaned up.--jcnJohn Chen (Talk-Contib.) RA 03:59, 9 July 2012 (UTC)
 – Cleaned up. Northamerica1000(talk) 19:52, 13 July 2012 (UTC)
 – Layout is cleaned up. Still needs work. Northamerica1000(talk) 14:22, 28 June 2012 (UTC)

May

 – Cleaned up the layout. The article still needs more sources. Northamerica1000(talk) 00:38, 7 June 2012 (UTC)
 – The article has been cleaned-up by other users and in some edits I have done. The article would still benefit from more sources. Northamerica1000(talk) 00:58, 7 June 2012 (UTC)
 – The article has been cleaned up. It would still benefit from copy editing and better organization. Northamerica1000(talk) 12:45, 28 June 2012 (UTC)

April

 – Was merged to Saga of the Skolian Empire. Northamerica1000(talk) 08:49, 12 March 2013 (UTC)
 – The article has been cleaned up. However it could still be reviewed and have more references.Moony22(talk) 20:39, 18 April 2013 (UTC)
 – Cleaned up. Northamerica1000(talk) 13:59, 28 June 2012 (UTC)
  • Have done some preliminary cleanup on the Roland Rat article. Fixed bare urls, added sections.Northamerica1000(talk) 21:41, 24 April 2012 (UTC)
 – The above 6 entries were posted by Northamerica1000(talk) 08:26, 16 April 2012 (UTC)
I like the idea of cleaning up this - if no one else is going to I'll take a look over the next few weeks (will take me a while to do it right)-- 🍺 Antiqueight confer 12:23, 21 October 2013 (UTC)
 – Cleaned up. Northamerica1000(talk) 13:45, 28 June 2012 (UTC)
 – The article has been cleaned up as of the time of this post. It would benefit from further copy editing. Northamerica1000(talk) 13:43, 28 June 2012 (UTC)
 – Cleaned up. A long article with 500 inline citations at this time. The article would still benefit from copy editing. Northamerica1000(talk) 13:35, 28 June 2012 (UTC)

March

 – Cleaned up. Northamerica1000(talk) 13:32, 28 June 2012 (UTC)
 – Cleaned up. Northamerica1000(talk) 13:10, 28 June 2012 (UTC)
 – Cleaned up. Needs more citations and copy editing. Northamerica1000(talk) 13:07, 28 June 2012 (UTC)
 – Cleaned up.
 – Cleaned up. Could still use more sources and copy editing. Northamerica1000(talk) 12:56, 28 June 2012 (UTC)
 – Cleaned up. Northamerica1000(talk) 12:59, 28 June 2012 (UTC)
—The above 12 posts are from Northamerica1000(talk) 10:17, 5 March 2012 (UTC)
 – I've done some preliminary clean-up to the page's layout and added the "expert attention requested" template. Northamerica1000(talk) 04:11, 16 March 2012 (UTC)

February

--- Gareth Griffith-Jones (talk) 11:34, 25 February 2012 (UTC)
Have you tried requesting protection at WP:RFPP? -- œ 02:04, 27 February 2012 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────I have just put in a request for Temporary semi-protection. I should like to thank El duderino, and everyone else who has helped on The Sopranos since 25 February 2012 (UTC)--- Gareth Griffith-Jones (talk) 10:45, 10 March 2012 (UTC)

The Sopranos (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views)
Indefinite semi-protection:
Persistent sockpuppetry. Repeated deletion of sourced material by new editors. Persistent vandalism. I have had help from the Wikipedia:Cleanup Project (since February 25) and I should welcome your help in maintaining this article. Thank you, Gareth Griffith-Jones (talk) 11:06, 10 March 2012 (UTC)
Declined – Not enough recent disruptive activity to justify protection. Jayjg (talk) 03:36, 11 March 2012 (UTC)
 – Added a reference:
"China National Tea Museum". China.org.cn. October 15, 2011. Retrieved February 17, 2012.  (Includes text and video). Northamerica1000(talk) 20:52, 17 February 2012 (UTC)
 – The link China National Tea Museum is functional as of the time of this post. Northamerica1000(talk) 10:40, 5 March 2012 (UTC)
 – Added lede to the article. Northamerica1000(talk) 18:45, 27 February 2012 (UTC)
Northamerica1000(talk) 0:55, 10 February 2012 (UTC)

*Jeanie Johnston - "Personal communication" as a reference. Would someone please look at (and probably revert) this edit of Jeanie Johnston [7] I would explain that <ref>{{Personal communication, Aiseanna Mara Teoranta}}</ref> is not acceptable, (and it is tagged as such), but in the light of the reason given for the changes: (I reverted some of user Lugnad's changes, as he or she deleted withouth comment several unfavourable, but researched and sourced facts about the ship. Also fixed some typos.) It might be better received from someone other than I. Just to add, I have no idea what changes of mine are being referred to. Thanks, Lugnad (talk) 11:34, 9 February 2012 (UTC)

Thanks for responding Lugnad (talk) 18:31, 10 February 2012 (UTC)
I've chopped the pers. comm. ref and claim. Bet it comes back. Chiswick Chap (talk) 13:51, 12 March 2012 (UTC)
 – Information very likely copied and pasted, or written verbatim per University literature has been removed. The article is now a stub. Northamerica1000(talk) 08:00, 23 February 2012 (UTC)

January

 – The article appears to be cleaned up as of this post. Northamerica1000(talk) 11:44, 28 June 2012 (UTC)
 – The article appears to be cleaned up as of this post. Northamerica1000(talk) 11:40, 28 June 2012 (UTC)
 – Added a lede sentence. Northamerica1000(talk) 13:57, 10 March 2012 (UTC)
 – Added a lede sentence. Northamerica1000(talk) 16:03, 10 March 2012 (UTC)
 – The article has been cleaned up. It would still benefit from copy editing. Northamerica1000(talk) 11:46, 28 June 2012 (UTC)
Northamerica1000(talk) 01:28, 2 January 2012 (UTC)

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