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This page is for the request of page deletions within the Urban Dead wiki. Due to concerns about loss of data, the ability to delete pages is restricted to system operators. As such, regular users will need to request a deletion from the system operators. For consistency and accountability, system operators also adhere to the guidelines listed here.

Guidelines for Deletion Requests

All Deletion Requests must contain the following information in order to be considered:

  • A link to the page in question. Preferably bolded for visibility. Note that Category and Image links need a colon at the front to turn them into links (ie [[:Category:Category]] and [[:Image:Image.jpg]]).
  • A reason for deletion. This should be short and to the point.
  • A signed datestamp. This can be easily done by adding ~~~~ to the end of your request.

In addition to placing a request on this page, please place the {{delete}} tag on the top of the page that is being recommended for deletion. Please make sure that the original content remains on the page, so that others can judge whether the page is worthy of deletion.

Any deletion request that does not contain these three pieces of information will not be considered, and will be removed by a system operator.

Once the deletion request has been entered, the request shall remain on this page, where it will be voted on for a period of two (2) weeks, as judged by the initial datestamp. At the conclusion of this two weeks, the appropriate action will be taken by a system operator, and at the end of that day the request will be moved into the Archive.

Certain types of pages may be better being scheduled for deletion in order to reduce the amount of red tape and stop this page getting too cluttered. To lodge a request for scheduled deletions, go to UDWiki:Administration/Deletions/Scheduling.

Deletion of pages that match a certain criteria may be better serviced by a request for a Speedy Deletion. Speedy Deletions are for removal of pages that are clearly of no value to the wiki, and do not incur the two week voting requirement. Speedy Deletion requests can be lodged at UDWiki:Administration/Speedy Deletions.

Speedy Deletion Eligibility

To be eligible for a Speedy Deletion Request, the page must fall under at least one of the following criteria:

  1. No Content: The page contains no more than a line or two of content that cannot clearly be expanded, consists of random or incoherent content, or is duplicated elsewhere to no purpose.
  2. Off-Topic: The page is a clearly off-topic page.
  3. Unused Redirect: The page is an unused or underused (ie, only 1-2 pages using the link) redirect.
  4. Empty Category: The page is a Category page that has no entries within it.
  5. Missed Talk Page: The page is a Talk: Page from a previous deletion request that has not been deleted with the request (please note the relevant deletion request if this is so)
    As of 19 May 2010, Crit 5 is now a scheduled deletion.
  6. Deletion Workaround: The page is a duplicate of a page that has been deleted from a previous deletion request (please note the relevant deletion request if this is so). A page that fits this criterion is immediately qualified for deletion without requiring it be nominated on the 'Speedy Deletions' page. Recreating a page that fits this criterion will get you a polite message to stop doing so. Any further infractions of this nature will qualify as vandalism and will be treated as such. Note that criterion 6 does not apply when the page has been restored through Undeletions.
  7. Author Edit Only: The page has been requested for speedy deletion by the original author, and has been edited only by its author. Note that edits by adbots or vandals and reverts caused by them do not count.
  8. User Page: The page is a User subpage that has been requested for speedy deletion by the original author.
  9. Personal Page (Prefix Rule): The page is named after a user without the "User:" or "Journal:" prefixes and its content has been moved to the appropriate User or Journal page. Includes pages that should be User subpages, ie. in-game characters.
    As of 2011, August 29, Crit 9 is now a scheduled deletion.
  10. Unused Template: The page is a template that has existed for at least one week and is currently unused within the wiki.
  11. Non-existent User Page: The page is a User: page for a user that doesn't exist, and any content on the page has been moved to the appropriate User: or Journal: page.
    As of 20 June 2009, Crit 11 is now a scheduled deletion.
  12. Defunct group page: The page is a non-historical group page, it is over two months old, it has not had an update in a month, and is not on the stats page. Such pages will remain in the queue for 5 days to determine their defunct status has been correctly identified. Due to the large number of pages that fit into this criterion, please {{speedydelete12}} on the pages to ensure that they are categorized differently from normal speedy deletion requests.
    As of 2007, September 16, this is no longer a valid criterion.
  13. Missed sub-page: The page is a sub-page from a previous deletion request that has not been deleted with the request, and that serves no individual purpose (please note the relevant deletion request).

A page may also fall under a scheduled deletion and should be posted here if it is missed by the sysops.

Guidelines for Voting on Deletion Requests

  • One vote per user.
  • Voting should take place underneath the request, and each vote should be started with a # with no empty lines inbetween votes.
  • There are four vote types:
    • Delete. For agreement with the deletion request
    • Merge. For indication that the content on the page should be merged with another page (includes an implicit Delete).
    • Speedy Delete. For indication that the page meets one of the Speedy Deletions Criteria (includes an implicit Delete).
    • Keep. For disagreement with the deletion request.
  • The specific vote keyword should be bolded within the lodged vote. Any relevant comments are also allowed, but these should not be bolded.
  • At least one Delete vote must be entered by the deadline in order for a page to be deleted. System operators may not use their own vote after the deadline to delete a page.
  • If more Delete votes are entered than Keep votes, the page will be deleted. In any other circumstance, the page is kept.
  • If 3 Speedy Deletes are lodged, and there are no Keep Votes, the page will be deleted as per Speedy Deletions.

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Newbie Club

The original creator has blanked the page and requested here its deletion. As it is in mainspace and had edits by other users, it isn't a scheduled deletion and needs to be processed here. -- Spiderzed 06:23, 19 September 2015 (UTC)

  1. Speedy Delete Crit1 - Blanked, and original creator has expressed that he doesn't want to keep it. -- Spiderzed 06:23, 19 September 2015 (UTC)
  2. Delete - I'd say, Crit 1 with Spider, except that the page history leaves me confused as to the intent of the original author, despite his request on Spider's talk page to delete it. If we could get some further clarification from him regarding his desire to have it deleted, I'd support a C1 speedy delete. Aichon 18:10, 21 September 2015 (UTC)
  3. Speedy Delete - C7. I only see one edit from someone else and the content they added contributes nil to the original owner's final version. A ZOMBIE ANT 23:45, 21 September 2015 (UTC)
  4. Speedy C7 — C1 no longer applies as the user has unblanked the page since this vote was lodged. Bob Moncrief EBDW! 20:22, 22 September 2015 (UTC)
  • Three speedy votes, no one voting keep. Little mister Rallo? He gone. They never lynch children, babies—no matter what they do they are whitewashed in advance 20:50, 22 September 2015 (UTC)
Pacman.jpg EATEN


User:CarelessWill

Reasons for my request for deletion: -This user has no affiliation with our group. -Is posting inaccurate information used from a website outside of Urbandead Wiki (Resensitized I think). -The commentary, and references, about our group were made before I took over the group, and is referring to the "Jack Yocum" account that was banned (as I had not even joined this site yet). -I feel the content about our group is slanderous which I thought was not allowed on this site. Plus, some of it seems to be specifically intent on harassing/trolling as well.

Also, with the references to our group removed it doesn't really seem to have much information about the user on the page. I believe that is also another reason for speedy deletion? Seems the only viable part of this profile is this part: "I don't care about that, either. But feel free to do it. I'll just keep on humming. Keep on slumming, just strumming the guitar, I keep the music coming. And I don't care about that, either."

I request all of the misinformation about our group struck from the page, if the profile itself cannot be not deleted.

I have placed the necessay Deletion tag as well.

Regards. The Jack Yocum (talk) 22:56, 19 August 2015 (UTC)

  1. Keep - Deal with it. -- Spiderzed 21:24, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
    discussion moved to talk page
  2. Keep - Its not your page, the original UD accounts listed on the page are still active and wearing Jack Yocum tags so the list is actually valid. --EmPathetic Bill (talk) 21:47, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
  3. Disagree/Retort to Against
    Active or not it's making false claims, and casting undeserved disparaging comments.
    Seems like those are, by definition, violations of this site's intended usage and representation?
    As I said I'd be equally fine with having only the inforation against us excised.
    And so it's said. I'm aware of our less than sterling reputation by some parts of the community. Sometimes perception trumps reality. #:Unfortunately, that opinion should not allow a page violating guidelines to be allowed kept in it's present form just to take measure against a group one may feel a personal bias against. RIght?
    And Emp, I am familiar with your own questionable tactics/reputation in game as well. ANd it's just as questionable if not more.
    Yet we both deserve the same amount of fair/equal treatment on here. The Jack Yocum (talk) 22:56, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
    discussion moved to talk page
  4. Keep - User pages are neither required to be factual nor NPOV. It may be misinformation, but that's the prerogative of user and group page owners, provided they don't break any other rules in the process. Without a better cause, we shouldn't be deleting user pages. Aichon 22:48, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
  5. Keep far worse stuff has been kept in userspaces before. If you have a real issue (in mainspace) bring it up here or at Arbitration. Bob Moncrief EBDW! 23:27, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
  6. Keep - I'm sorry that someone is being slanderous towards your name. I once had similar problems from in-game antagonists when I started UD, but I learned quickly that they are allowed to say anything on their userpage, as are you. So unfortunately for you his userpage shan't be deleted. A ZOMBIE ANT 04:34, 20 August 2015 (UTC)
  7. Keep What Spider said. --RWSig1.png RWSig2.pngFoD PK Praise Rando!22:49, 21 August 2015 (UTC)
  8. Keep As Aichon and Spiderzed. --Si vis pacem, para bellum. (stalk · KT · FoD · UT) 06:16, 22 August 2015 (UTC)
  9. Keep - What Aichon said. -- Doublepong Talk 10:23, 22 August 2015 (UTC)

discussion moved to talk page

additional discussion moved to talk page

Kept 8-1. Bob Moncrief EBDW! 22:42, 18 September 2015 (UTC)

User:WalterKrenshaw

I request all of the misinformation about our group struck from the page, if the profile itself cannot be not deleted. Please see Deletion request for User:CarelessWill for full reasons.

I have placed the necessary deletion requests on the respective page.

Regards. The Jack Yocum (talk) 23:01, 19 August 2015 (UTC)


  1. Keep - Deal with it. -- Spiderzed 21:24, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
  2. Keep Mark Whalburg does not agree --EmPathetic Bill (talk) 21:51, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
  3. Disagree/Retort to Against —The preceding unsigned comment was added by The Jack Yocum (talkcontribs) at an unknown time.
    Please see my retors above in regards to User:CarelessWill
    They are applicable here as well.
    Thanks! The Jack Yocum (talk) 23:01, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
  4. Keep - As I stated above, I do not believe that there is any basis for deleting the content or the page, given how we've always treated user pages and the fact that user pages are neither required to be factual nor NPOV. A user page is exactly where we'd tell someone to post this sort of content if they had posted it into the main space, since that's exactly where this sort of content belongs and has always been permitted. Ross himself has (had?) documentation regarding zerging in his userspace, as I recall. Aichon 22:51, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
  5. Keep as above. Bob Moncrief EBDW! 23:28, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
  6. Keep Also what Spider said. --RWSig1.png RWSig2.pngFoD PK Praise Rando!22:49, 21 August 2015 (UTC)
  7. Keep As Aichon, again. --Si vis pacem, para bellum. (stalk · KT · FoD · UT) 06:19, 22 August 2015 (UTC)
  8. Keep - What Aichon said, again. -- Doublepong Talk 10:23, 22 August 2015 (UTC)

To Aichon Please she my question/retort above. Thanks The Jack Yocum (talk) 23:01, 19 August 2015 (UTC)

Kept 7-1. Bob Moncrief EBDW! 22:43, 18 September 2015 (UTC)

State_of_Malton_Healthcare

this project is two years old and i do not have the energy for this any more. it is wasting space. --Surgeon General of the City of MaltonAnja 15:41, 28 May 2015 (UTC)

Speedy-Deleted under Crit 8. (I could also invoke Crit 7 or the Scheduled Deletion for blanked userspace pages if anyone were a stickler for Teh Rules.) -- Spiderzed 21:58, 28 May 2015 (UTC)

Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance

Page that support or promote cheating according to the game rules shouldn't exist on the wiki for that game. --  AHLGTG 18:24, 16 February 2015 (UTC)

  1. Delete - This wiki shouldn't be conductive to zerging. --  AHLGTG 18:24, 16 February 2015 (UTC)
  2. Delete Any group that promotes zerging (even if created in the past and not deleted back then) should erased from the wiki. --Janus talk 19:08, 16 February 2015 (UTC)
  3. Delete - As AHLG. Aichon 20:10, 16 February 2015 (UTC)
  4. Delete - As per the reasons posted above. --Raven Corvus (talk) 00:28, 17 February 2015 (UTC)
  5. Delete. ~Vsig.png 00:41, 17 February 2015, The year of our lord (UTC)
  6. Delete- Now if only we could do this for ACC. ---RWSig1.png RWSig2.pngFoD PK Praise Rando!05:46, 17 February 2015 (UTC)
  7. Delete - Linkthewindow  Talk  12:10, 28 February 2015 (UTC)

What a photo finish. He is dead Jim. -- Spiderzed 23:18, 9 March 2015 (UTC)

Jack Yocum and Zergs Unlimited

Pages that encourage zerging and seek out new members to join in the zerging. The first one is even being used to advertise the group in the Shearbank and Millen Hills group listings. Aichon 17:05, 16 February 2015 (UTC)

  1. Speedy Delete both - Crit 2, since both of them deal with behavior that is explicitly excluded from the game, making them off-topic. Even if you don't think it's speedy deletable, we should be able to agree that we won't take part in facilitating prohibited behavior. Aichon 17:05, 16 February 2015 (UTC)
  2. Delete. I stand against zerging, but I stand also for proper wiki procedure even for our worst users. -- Spiderzed 17:28, 16 February 2015 (UTC)
  3. Delete - This wiki shouldn't be conductive to zerging. --  AHLGTG 18:24, 16 February 2015 (UTC)
  4. It's scum. Promotes zerging. --Janus talk 19:08, 16 February 2015 (UTC)
  5. Delete Nuke it. --Raven Corvus (talk) 00:30, 17 February 2015 (UTC)
  6. Delete Both. ~Vsig.png 00:41, 17 February 2015, The year of our lord (UTC)
  7. I say keep it. If I have to change it for it to stay tell me what is acceptable. I don't care who zergs but how can that be stated without offending people? Also if it's deleted the group still exists in game. Should there not be a record of it on the wiki? Well to tell you the truth which you won't believe anyway, I am NOT the real Jack Yocum. I am a resident of Shearbank and saw these idiots saying and spraypainting all around the burb "Jack Yocum restored Shearbank. You're welcome!" and saying we don't care if you zerg, PK, etc. So I decided to make this here parody account and parody group to say basically whaf he said in game here on the wiki. Take that for what you will. If this gets deleted, at least the truth got out. Jack Yocum (talk) 02:22, 17 February 2015 (UTC)
    So, what I said on the A/VB page: If you change it in such a way that it interferes with any of your zerging activities, that would be an improvement. A NPOV description of what your group does, where they are active, followed by say, a list of your "members", would do. You could use Save the yeti as a guide. That would be a reason to keep the page. --  AHLGTG 03:35, 17 February 2015 (UTC)
  8. Delete- I for one think it's super cute how you think your opinion is worth anything at all, zerger boy. How about come back later when you figure out how to make actual friends, sweetie. -----RWSig1.png RWSig2.pngFoD PK Praise Rando!05:46, 17 February 2015 (UTC)

Deleted as impersonation and vandal alt pages via the vandalism page -- boxy 11:21, 26 February 2015 (BST)

Old user page

delete http://wiki.urbandead.com/index.php/User:Brian_quisling It comes up on searches for my identity. Please delete this "page" I had to create an account to request this? I wish I had someone else (read: my lawyer) do that. What a pain. Thanks you want this timestamp? fascinating! Therealquisling (talk) 03:06, 8 February 2015 (UTC)

I deleted it. --  AHLGTG 04:01, 8 February 2015 (UTC)

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