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

In a restricted set of circumstances, system operators may delete pages without full consultation of the wiki community. This is usually restricted to pages that do not seem to have any legitimate information or function within the wiki, or for pages that have been created by mistake and are requested to be deleted by the author. In these circumstances, a Speedy Deletion may take place, allowing system operators to quickly remove these pages from the wiki.

Guidelines for Speedy 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.
  • 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.

Further, you should place {{speedydelete}} at the top of the page you are nominating for speedy 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 speedy deletion request has been entered, the request shall remain on this page, where it will be reviewed by a member of the moderation team, and action taken accordingly. Once action has been taken, the request will be moved into the Archive, and the system operator shall add a signed datestamp to the archived request.

A Speedy Deletion may be circumvented by a single vote of Keep under the request. If this occurs, the system operator shall move the Speedy Deletion request to the Deletion Request Queue, where the normal rules for Deletion of the page shall apply. Further, a user may choose to move a request from the Speedy Deletion queue to the Deletion Request Queue should they feel that the deletion may attract controversy within the wiki community, but do not wish to cast a Keep vote for the request. Should either of these circumstances occur, the deletion candidate should remain in the Deletion Request Queue until the alloted two weeks is up.

In the event of a sysop requesting Speedy Deletion, all the previous points will apply, excepting that a system operator other than the requester shall review and take action on the request.

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.

Speedy Deletion Queue

There are currently no pages in the queue

Served Speedy Deletions

Manhunt Masters Invitational/Pacman Hunt

C7. Don't forget the images and the talk page. Fuck you too, Yon. ~Vsig.png 22:24, 23 November 2011 (UTC)

okey doke, ruin the event for other people. You have full ownership of the others too. The only reason I'm not running them is because I'm leaving the game, it wasn't anything personal. Ultimately, it's your choice but if you want to cancel the events then it's your call.--Yonnua Koponen Talk ! Contribs 22:57, 23 November 2011 (UTC)
I don't want ownership of your event, Yon. You need to either deal with that before you leave or that's your hickey if it falls into the abyss. I won't be running the pacman event either way. If someone wants it they can come vote keep. ~Vsig.png 23:08, 23 November 2011 (UTC)
I'll go with the same thing then. Both the MMI and Megaman qualifier event pages are also Crit 7s, unless somebody wants to keep them.--Yonnua Koponen Talk ! Contribs 23:14, 23 November 2011 (UTC)
Likewise, if it gets deleted and anybody wants it in the future, feel free to undelete it.--Yonnua Koponen Talk ! Contribs 23:18, 23 November 2011 (UTC)

As that seems to be driven by current drama, I'll let that sit for a day and let you sleep over it. If either of you still feels like getting his MMI part deleted tomorrow around that time, I will carry it out. -- Spiderzed 23:23, 23 November 2011 (UTC)

I'm not really keen on it being deleted, but I'm leaving the community and I don't think it's worth having dead event pages around.--Yonnua Koponen Talk ! Contribs 23:27, 23 November 2011 (UTC)
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day stateside and Iwon't be around the wiki. Also, Yon's "Fuck you, Vapor" comment isn't something I'll just forget overnight. Don't wait on me. ~Vsig.png 00:52, 24 November 2011 (UTC)

Well then. Done. Have left the pics to scheduled deletion, as some were used on other pages, and I couldn't be bothered to go through all of them. -- Spiderzed 21:19, 24 November 2011 (UTC)

File:AH Yuki Onna.jpg

Speedy-deleting this as Crit 7 so I can re-upload it. For some reason, it shows a smaller version of the original image instead of the new image. --•▬ ▬••▬ • •••• •▬ ▬•▬• ▬•▬ #nerftemplatedsigs 05:16, 22 November 2011 (UTC)

Ugh...I really suck at this shit...Speedy-ing it again as Crit 7 for the exact same reason... >_< --•▬ ▬••▬ • •••• •▬ ▬•▬• ▬•▬ #nerftemplatedsigs 05:24, 22 November 2011 (UTC)

Spambot page

Urinary Tract Infection Home Remedy Targets The Real Cause Of Your UTI 45 - Off-Topic --Maverick Talk - OBR Praise Knowledge! 404 08:50, 15 November 2011 (UTC)

Was already deleted because it was created by a spambot.--The General T Sys U! P! F! 17:18, 15 November 2011 (UTC)


Hey could you please delete this page? I created a nav bar for my group page and forgot to make it a template. Thank you! --SamuraiJackAG RSconceptNTSyringe.png T /r UD 03:13, 10 November 2011 (UTC)

Served as Crit 7. Although I'm a bit confused. Any page could be used as a template. >_> --•▬ ▬••▬ • •••• •▬ ▬•▬• ▬•▬ #nerftemplatedsigs 03:16, 10 November 2011 (UTC)
Thanks, I thought so but it wasn't working properly and I gave up on wasting more time and started over. --SamuraiJackAG RSconceptNTSyringe.png T /r UD 03:31, 10 November 2011 (UTC)


sorry guys, forgot to upload new version of this file...uploaded new file instead Son of Sin 02:35, 7 November 2011 (UTC)

Served. --•▬ ▬••▬ • •••• •▬ ▬•▬• ▬•▬ #nerftemplatedsigs 05:02, 7 November 2011 (UTC)


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