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Film article formatting
Thank you for your work on several musical and musical film articles. Please note that I have made some formatting changes and added additional material to My Fair Lady as an example of Wikiquote's style for film articles, which is a good model to follow for non-film musicals as well. (More details are given at Wikiquote:Templates#Films.) Might I ask you to apply this formatting to your other articles? Feel free to post any questions you may have about this here or on my talk page. ~ Jeff Q (talk) 08:23, 9 November 2006 (UTC)
Thanks for the info! I've tried to change how I work my pages, but I have a question. I'd like to make a page for the Broadway play "Jersey Boys". I've got my description all set up, but I'm not sure what to do about the headlines. I started to make each song a headline, but some of the songs are pretty short, and they're all songs that most people know. I was wondering if it's okay to just put "Songs" as one heading, and "Dialogue" as another. Just let me know what you think, thanks! --Angel 16:28, 13 November 2006 (UTC)
- That's pretty much how I reformatted your work on My Fair Lady. (Please also note the avoidance of all-caps, and the preference of wiki formatting over HTML.) We don't really have a formatting guideline for musicals, but it's not unreasonable to want to groups songs separately from the dialog. (A counter-argument would be that we use chronological order of quotes as an informal sourcing mechanism, to make the essential task of verifying quotes easier for editors, but the songs themselves can serve as a kind of "chapter".) Songs should never be headings, because we can't quote much from them without running afoul of either copyright violation or the project purpose of keeping quotes succinct, avoiding substantial transcriptions. ~ Jeff Q (talk) 17:02, 13 November 2006 (UTC)
- Thanks! I'll work on that, I appreciate the help! --Angel 17:09, 13 November 2006 (UTC)
Please remember to categorize articles when you create or significantly rewrite them. I note that you've done a lot of good work on film and TV show stubs; that one little bit extra would make a difference to those of us on uncategorized-article patrol. 121a0012 02:10, 27 November 2006 (UTC)
- Sure thing! Thanks for the tip, and the compliment! --Angel 16:35, 27 November 2006 (UTC)
Comment from Pizza VFD discussion
Shortly before the discussion on this was closed and archived, you asked this question:
- So, are you saying that if this page gets deleted, and someone else creates a page of memorable, sourced quotes from notable people, that one would be kept? Just looking for clarity, thanks in advance . --Angel 19:30, 5 December 2006 (UTC)
The short answer is that yes, you or someone else is more than welcome to create a new page in its place with memorable, sourced quotes from notable people. Our "Already deleted" speedy-deletion case is typically only applied when a previously-deleted page is recreated without substantial changes; a new page with sourced quotes would certainly represent a substantial change from the deleted version. —LrdChaos (talk) 20:56, 5 December 2006 (UTC)