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Puma at Kosovo national team

thank's for the notice man! Now I correcting it.

best regards — Preceding unsigned comment added by Alessio Pasquinelli (talkcontribs) 12:41, 8 July 2015‎ (UTC)

Regarding Disambiguition 24th July

hello DPL bot this is Singhaniket255 thanks for ..your response i would appreciate that... even i thought that my disambiguition was not clear yet..but yeah's done thanks for making it ensure!!! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Singhaniket255 (talkcontribs) 11:00, 24 July 2015‎ (UTC)


Hello DPL bot, I have red your disambiguation link notification messages and I retired the non-specific links from Brayan Cortés page, thanks. Look I’ll open a new account shortly, so I’ll tell you when this happens ok. Greetings from Santiago de Chile. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ulof4 (talkcontribs) 23:37, 28 July 2015‎ (UTC)

No problem!

No problem! I also edited the article Kepler-345b so that Cygnus directs you to the page about the constellation. Exoplanet Expert (talk/contribs) 17:29, 1 November 2015‎ (UTC)

Thank you!!!

Thank you, DPL bot! It was not intended, that disambiguation page on Sason robustum. It will be fixed soon! Megaraptor12345 (talk) 09:58, 13 January 2016 (UTC)

Dear DPL Bot

Thank you very much for your comments and suggestions, I am sorry to add disambiguation pages to my recent article. I will check again and will remove if any added disambiguate links that are not at par with the intended meaning or content of the article or particular sentence or words or subjects. Thank you --Peter Thomas 05:40, 20 January 2016 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Olickal Peter Thomas (talkcontribs)

Dear DPL Bot

After I have seen a second comment on Disambiguation, I have understood more about and so Now I am correcting my mistakes,

Thank You Very Much...--Peter Thomas 10:08, 24 January 2016 (UTC)

Thanks & best wishes for 2016

DPL bot, You gave me some informations for links or so - thanks. I will remember! Best wishes for 2016! Ruessen-Kleinstorckwitz (talk) 09:35, 26 January 2016 (UTC)

So what did I do wrong? There are really three different Yanshan counties in the PRC. Do you recommend another template or different text? --katpatuka (talk) 12:52, 26 January 2016 (UTC)

(talk page watcher) As per WP:D#HOWTODAB, those three links should read "[[Yanshan County (disambiguation)]]", since they are intentional links to the disambiguation page. As a side note, if you had used the standard {{about}} template, a bot would have made this correction for you, but the bot can't parse the free-form {{hatnote}} template. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 23:15, 26 January 2016 (UTC)
I see. Hadn't noticed that there is a also a Yanshan County (disambiguation) page besides Yanshan County. --katpatuka (talk) 07:00, 27 January 2016 (UTC)

Digital download on Back to Back (Drake song)

Thank you for the advice. Miguelg (talk) 18:13, 28 January 2016 (UTC)

Re: Aphis glycine

Thanks for catching that. I meant to link to Rhamnus (genus). I will be more careful next time. The article is infected with defective and repetitive links anyways. --Polinizador (talk) 22:02, 6 February 2016 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!

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For always notifying me when I accidentally insert a dablink into an article. MB298 (talk) 01:14, 11 February 2016 (UTC)

when I find a little time, I will help you

an thanks for informations! Ruessen-Kleinstorckwitz (talk) 11:16, 21 February 2016 (UTC)

Thanks for your help...

... on links to disambiguation pages. These are now corrected.--Frederico07 (talk) 09:38, 27 February 2016 (UTC)

Thank you for your Disambiguation link notification, I have already made the change, bye Fpittui (talk) 19:31, 27 February 2016 (UTC)

John Young, City architect and surveyor

Thank you, DPL, for your helpful vigilance and being nice about it. I have acted on the disambiguations. Best to you,--Po Kadzieli (talk) 00:40, 28 February 2016 (UTC)

A kitten for you!

Kitten (06) by Ron.jpg

Thank you from a dog person!

Po Kadzieli (talk) 00:43, 28 February 2016 (UTC)

Bug: incorrect notification

This notification was incorrect. The link (MIAA) is a DAB, and I had edited that article, but I did not add the DAB. The DAB was added by Swantown here. Meters (talk) 15:59, 1 March 2016 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for March 2

[\quote]Hi. Thank you for your recent edits. Wikipedia appreciates your help. We noticed though that when you edited Oval Dreams, you added a link pointing to the disambiguation page Twenty Four Hours (check to confirm | fix with Dab solver). Such links are almost always unintended, since a disambiguation page is merely a list of "Did you mean..." article titles. Read the FAQ • Join us at the DPL WikiProject.

It's OK to remove this message. Also, to stop receiving these messages, follow these opt-out instructions. Thanks, DPL bot (talk) 09:16, 2 March 2016 (UTC)[quote]

Thank You Very Much forv your suggestion. Unfortunately I'm not an expert and above all I didn't understand the meaning of: (check to confirm | fix with Dab solver) However I'll try to study that in the few time I've got. As regard Roy Cizek, I wrote the italian version, not the english one (I remember perhaps some little contributions); I can add physical sources to my article Cizek Model One and I could translate my italian article on Roy Cizek that is more structured : All The best to You and Family.Paolippe (talk) 13:14, 2 March 2016 (UTC)

Now as soon as possible I'll translate in english my article Paolippe (talk) 14:46, 2 March 2016 (UTC)

    • (talk page watcher) The issue to which the bot was trying to alert you is that the title Twenty Four Hours is ambiguous. Please click on that link, and you will see that there are several different topics on the encyclopedia to which that title might refer. Which one did you mean to link to? --R'n'B (call me Russ) 15:19, 2 March 2016 (UTC)
      • Never mind, I figured it out myself. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 15:21, 2 March 2016 (UTC)

DPL bot on the french wikipedia?


I very much appreciate the DPL bot's work, and I guess it would be an useful tool on the french wikipedia. Do you think it would be possible to translate it in french?

Best, Trace (talk) 21:54, 2 March 2016 (UTC)

DPL bot is lying to me

I find DPL bot messages helpful, on the whole, but they do seem to be very late nowadays. Anyway, in this message the bot lied to me - it said I introduced a link to Hayes, when in fact all I had dabbed another link, and added a category. DuncanHill (talk) 10:31, 5 March 2016 (UTC)

Inaccurate message

Just got a talk page message from DPLbot saying I added a DPL to a page. I definitely did not make the edit and I have no idea why I received the message. Is it acting up or something? R. A. Simmons Talk 00:46, 6 March 2016 (UTC)

Your DPLbot effectively detected a DPL at List of generic forms in place names in the United Kingdom and Ireland, but that page is full of DPLs already, and I understand that in onomastics it is legit to do so for generic toponyms, either being true for all suggested placenames or only for some even after being checked. I suggest you to deliver an alternative message for this possible false-positives (when a lot of DPLs in the same page, or beginning with List, as well as the aforementioned for antroponymy) considering it could be the case of legitimate DPL. ※ Sobreira ◣◥ (parlez) 20:29, 12 March 2016 (UTC) ※ Sobreira ◣◥ (parlez) 20:29, 12 March 2016 (UTC)

(talk page watcher) If editors follow the guidance at WP:D#HOWTODAB when linking to disambiguation pages for generic forms of place names, the bot will not consider it an error. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 13:12, 13 March 2016 (UTC)

List of Presbyterian Blue Hose football seasons

Thank you for the message, it helped me a lot. I fixed both of them. Thanks again! PCN02WPS (talk) 19:49, 14 March 2016 (UTC)

West Brompton: disambiguation

Thank you for your patience and vigilance. You are right and it was the result of haste. --Po Kadzieli (talk) 17:25, 16 March 2016 (UTC)

A very useful device

Thank you. The DPL bot message I have received is most helpful. Please continue this good work. Naz talk 11:53, 25 March 2016 (UTC)


Thanks I read FAQs and fixed them AmyEBHC (talk) 18:22, 25 March 2016 (UTC)

thanks - just done

hy dlp-bot: the most links I have checked - but this - sorry. thanks - just done. Ruessen-Kleinstorckwitz (talk) 17:49, 26 March 2016 (UTC)

Feature request - ignore links to DAB pages when followed by {{Disambiguation needed}}

It would be handy if the bot was clever enough to recognise that I intentionally linked to a DAB page – by seeing that I included {{Disambiguation needed}} in the same edit – and not telling me what I obviously already know.

My edit: [1]
Bot's notification: [2]

(When I made the edit, I knew that the page was a DAB, but I did not know which of the specific articles was the correct one.)

Generally I find these bots useful, because they occasionally point out real errors, allowing me to fix them. They're more useful than not, so I don't out out - but there's always room for improvement.

Mitch Ames (talk) 11:25, 30 March 2016 (UTC)

Another error

Just got another disambiguation notice from DPL bot, this time regarding Camp Market, and yet again, it was for a link I didn't add. Could someone figure out what's wrong? Thanks. R. A. Simmons Talk 15:41, 3 April 2016 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!

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Thanks for the disambiguation reminder, I'd forgotten to check. Alfshire (talk) 11:45, 5 April 2016 (UTC)

Cat Herders

Thanks for the heads-up. I have fixed both disambiguation links. I am awarding you this red-and-white Norwegian Forest cat for your vigilance.

Norwegian Forest Cat in snow (closeup).jpg

FClef (talk) 03:11, 12 April 2016 (UTC)


I had no idea that labrum had multiple meanings. I fixed the disambiguation on Roger Clemens to the one involving the shoulder area, which was threatening his future career. Quidam65 (talk) 15:35, 19 April 2016 (UTC)

Thank You! for: Disambiguation link notification for April 20

Thank you for the message. Learn something new is a good thing. :)
Gpluz (talk) 11:55, 20 April 2016 (UTC)

Could DPL bot check edit summaries, please?

I appreciate the good work that DPL bot does (and have made use of its services in the past, iirc), but could it check edit summaries before posting, please? I wrote in the edit summary "a disambiguation page is better than a redlink", which made it clear that I had intended to link to a disambiguation page when I had edited the link to Ruhleben on History of the Berlin U-Bahn‎. Thanks. DrArsenal (talk) 21:56, 20 April 2016 (UTC)

UNA disambiguation

Fixed — Preceding unsigned comment added by Pureromblomanon (talkcontribs) 11:39, 14 May 2016 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for May 15

Thank you DPL bot for asking about whether I intended to link Leslie Harris in the New York Conspiracy of 1741 article. Her name was included by another user and an expert. I added a link with the idea that any expert would or should have a page on Wikipedia. She apparently still does not. I didn't have time to add a page, but perhaps one should be added. The section that I was editing had no references and only this list of "experts" when I found it. I' new at responding to questions like this. Please forgive me if I make a mistake in signing the message and date stamping it. Thanks, Dustynyfeahters --Dustynyfeathers (talk) 09:58, 15 May 2016 (UTC)

This article has had the dablinks template placed on it recently, but I can't find any dab links on it. Can someone take a look at why it's getting flagged as linking to a number of disambiguation pages? Thanks, Natg 19 (talk) 21:42, 20 May 2016 (UTC)

Untitled comment

NimXaif6290 11:27, 15 May 2016 (UTC)

Recently you left a message on my talk page... I want to state that the pages to which i made these changes were lists of companies of these countries. And I just added the names of companies to the list that belonged to them. Whats wrong in that? Please clerify...— Preceding unsigned comment added by Nimrainayat6290 (talkcontribs) 11:27, 15 May 2016

HHH Pedigree

Thank you for sending message yesterday. But my editing with sources is removed by HHH Pedigree, however i turn it back. What is he? I can't understand why my editing within sources is always removesd by HHH Pedgiree. Could you tlel me how to deal with its problems. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Shinkazamaturi (talkcontribs) 13:11, 23 May 2016 (UTC)‎

The bot has twice added an incoming links template to the above dab page, but when I look at incoming links from article space there seem to be just one, a redirect. Does the bot flag links from Talk and User talk pages as well, because normally I'd assume those don't need fixing in particular? THanks  — Amakuru (talk) 11:22, 24 May 2016 (UTC)

(talk page watcher) No, it has nothing to do with Talk pages, as you can easily verify by looking at I suspect it is related to Wikipedia talk:Disambiguation pages with links#False positives. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 21:10, 24 May 2016 (UTC)

Thank You

Thank you, Now i update Disambiguations page to exact inner links. thanks! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Chenthil Vel (talkcontribs) 16:23, 1 June 2016 (UTC)

Bad Link on Santa Cruz District

Thank you for your observation, I didn't notice the bad linking. It is now corrected. Greetings from Peru. Frank R 1981 (talk) 17:30, 5 June 2016 (UTC)

Links to services on are broken

Hi JaGa. Apparently the tool linked in bot's messages on the server is not working. If it's not some temporary downtime it is facing, but a continuous problem, please kindly fix it in one way or another. Thanks. --ᛒᚨᛊᛖ (ᛏᚨᛚᚲ) 12:50, 6 June 2016 (UTC)

(talk page watcher) I've left a message on User:Dispenser's talk page. Since they are his tools, leaving a message there, rather than here, is more likely to get a useful response. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 18:18, 6 June 2016 (UTC)

Message Form Unknown IP Address

Hello, Sir somebody sent from unknown ip address i should my account from wikipedia. it doesn't tell me in which pages what i have done wrong. So, I should close my acount.Akki98 06:50, 7 June 2016 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Akash Dahariya (talkcontribs)

Message Ulrich de Maiziere

Hello, i received a message that the word Eastern Front is not exact. That's right. So i tried to make Eastern Front World War II, but it did not succeed, it was in red. Now i added Ostfront. Is this okay? Thank you and greetings --Buchbibliothek (talk) 10:44, 10 June 2016 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for June 17

re. 'George Russell' link on 'Lupinus Polyphylus' page - I've fixed the problem - Thanks for the message - EdwardUK (talk) 12:23, 17 June 2016 (UTC)


Thanks for the note on Robert I, Bishop of Tours. I didn't realize that is was a disambiguation page until last night when I was working on Saint Lambertus. Of course, by then, I had forgotten that I used it in another article. At any rate, the link is fixed.

Dr. Grampinator (talk) 13:29, 18 June 2016 (UTC)

Why I linked to that disamb. page

RIT RAJARSHI (talk) 11:38, 21 June 2016 (UTC) In response to my talk page (Disambiguation link notification for June 14) on muffler (Vehicle silencer), I linked it with the page "silencer" (which was disamb page) , not to indicate other use of the word silencer (i.e. homonyms of silencer); but to indicate other-use of the machine-part or object that called silencer (other types of silencers than vehicles' ) .

It is okay to remove that edid if it interfere with wikipedia rules. But my intention was completely different... that I mentioned above.

Wording of the message

Hi DPL bot

Just to say I appreciate the work this does, it's a great bot, and it is highly useful... however, I don't know if it's just me, but every time I get one I get slightly riled by the "Thank you for your recent edits. Wikipedia appreciates your help" message. I appreciate this is meant to convey the sentiment that the bot message is not in any way a telling off, but I think there must be a better way to phrase it. It comes across a bit patronising, particularly when addressed at experienced editors who've been "helping" Wikipedia for years. Just a thought, anyway. Thanks  — Amakuru (talk) 12:45, 23 June 2016 (UTC)

Hong Lei

Thank you.

Hong Lei (diplomat) in the entry of Hua Chunying is the spokesperson of the Ministry of foreign affairs of the People's Republic of China.

Already modified.I don't speak English, which is translated by the translation software.--Fxqf·tell me 11:57, 3 July 2016 (UTC)

Thank, for Suggestion

Thanks dear sir, Dev Dhawal is real leader I farmers so we create a arrivals abou suggested that a page article for real historical of .......9857046702 in Nepal can I friends. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Dev Dhawal (talkcontribs) 13:30, 16 July 2016 (UTC)

Film posters needed for their designated pages

Hey there! I could use your help with something. Kong: Skull Island, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, and XXX: Return of Xander Cage are all lacking images for their page. Kong, and King Arthur have released their official film posters, and xXx has released the film's official logo. I've tried to upload images to Wikipedia before and they always get declined/reverted. You can view them here:

It would be helpful to their pages, and help me in the process. I have yet to have a movie poster I've added to stay as such. Thanks! Burningblue52 (talk) 19:04, 22 July 2016 (UTC)

Death of a President

Hummph! When I clicked on it to check it, it was fine. I'll check it again. Yes, the initial reference was fine, which was what I clicked on to check, but I had left the word "The" off the reference citations, so those went to the disambiguation page. Thanks for telling me! BlueIris2 (talk) 01:12, 23 July 2016 (UTC)

Eugene Minkowski - Disambig.

Thank you for your eagle eye! --Po Kadzieli (talk) 15:17, 27 July 2016 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for July 30

Thank you for your valuable suggestion. I have not observed the mistake.. Thank you..

Rohitht@lk 07:11, 31 July 2016 (UTC)

Po Kadzieli production line - Disambiguations galore

Dear DPL, Wow! Thank you for your vigilance. I'll get on the case. Best wishes, --Po Kadzieli (talk) 10:36, 6 August 2016 (UTC)

re: Disambiguation link notification

Thanks for letting me know. Actually i already usually take care to use non-ambiguous links, just copied that link, but copied it badly. Corrected now (or so i hope). (pls remove after reading) greetings from Vienna: wda --Wda (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 19:32, 10 August 2016 (UTC)

Nigel Barker disambiguation corrected

Hello DPL, thank you so much for identifying the disambiguation of Nigel Barker's entry. It has since been corrected. Please let me know if there is anything else for me to do.

Best Wishes, LaVicente — Preceding unsigned comment added by LaVicente (talkcontribs) 12:22, 11 August 2016 (UTC)

Disambiguation link fixed.

I have fixed it is now fixed. Gary "Roach" Sanderson (talk) 17:15, 15 August 2016 (UTC)

La Tremblade disambiguation Marennes

hello, i am not sure it's a disambiguation because, Marennes is the city and the basin and La tremblade was the Port and now a little city of the same basin. and Oleron is the island of the same place.

So oysters of Marennes Oleron in 1800-1900 took the boat at La Tremblade, which was the 5th port of France.

Disambiguation is when the link is to another thing, not the same thing or the same city-port- economy- history ?

3 names at the same emplacement . I removed the link. Do you think I can put it again ? Thank you --Raymondnivet (talk) 04:33, 16 August 2016 (UTC)


Thank you for your recommendations, but the article is not finished. :-) Anyway I would appreciate a style correction, because my English is not native. Thank you.--Sürrell (talk) 10:29, 20 August 2016 (UTC)

AR-15 dab tag falsely removed

for some reason dpl bot removed the dab tag from the AR-15 article saying there were fewer than 25, it's clear there are more than 50.TeeTylerToe (talk) 21:31, 20 August 2016 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for August 25

Thanks for your comment, you are correct and I will amend the link. (MULibrary16 (talk) 14:55, 25 August 2016 (UTC))


For some reason, DPL bot thought I'd added a link to a dab page in one of these two edits (notification) - the link in question was however added here, about an hour before my first edit to the page. It's no big deal as far as I am concerned, but it has to be a bug and it could be confusing to newer users. --bonadea contributions talk 12:03, 28 August 2016 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!

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Thank you for your polite questions about my link to the VOR page. Jak474 (talk) 14:39, 31 August 2016 (UTC)

Thanks for the warning! Ten Islands (talk) 22:46, 1 September 2016 (UTC)

Possible false DAB report

I got a DAB notification and maybe I am mistaken since I have not edited in a loooong time, but I fail to see the problem. I seek enlightenment. The code I modified is in and it consists of:

and the source which follows. I touched nothing else. Alawa (talk) 15:37, 15 September 2016 (UTC)

  • (talk page watcher) @Alawa: Did you, by any chance, see what happens when you follow the link you just inserted in the message above? --R'n'B (call me Russ) 18:58, 15 September 2016 (UTC)

Possible false positive

The bot added a {{incoming links}} tag in [this edit] and then removed the tag 12 hours later. Sario528 (talk) 12:36, 22 September 2016 (UTC)

The Middle correction

Thanks for catching my error. I fixed it. CsikosLo (talk) 11:46, 26 September 2016 (UTC)


Thanks to watch my errorNagric (talk) 12:04, 28 September 2016 (UTC)


Thanks for catching my wrong editing. I fixed it. --Bay Flam (talk) 13:23, 1 October 2016 (UTC)


Hi, Thanks for notifying me of the disambiguation link on Davidyan. I've repaired the link. Fixer88 (talk) 16:14, 1 October 2016 (UTC)


Hi, Thanks for notifying me of the disambiguation link on Pirus. I've repaired the link. Rtrust (talk) 21:40, 1 October 2016 (UTC)


I have made the necessary edits! Thanks for pointing out. : ) Superwifi (talk) 11:06, 2 October 2016 (UTC)


How ca I join at DPL Wikiproject ? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Anarul Islam(Rony) (talkcontribs) 11:06, 4 October 2016 (UTC)

British Olympic Association

Hi. I can't found page for Bill Sweeney - Secretary General. please help. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Filipid011 (talkcontribs) 14:34, 8 October 2016 (UTC)


I don't seem to be getting disambiguation notices any more. I haven't consciously turned them off. How can I get them back?Rathfelder (talk) 00:12, 24 December 2016 (UTC)


Abishe (talk) 08:06, 13 March 2017 (UTC)I mistakenly did not notice about the disambiguation pages during editing purposes.Thank you for reminding me about that.I would not make mistakes like this in future.Abishe (talk) 08:06, 13 March 2017 (UTC)

Reply msg

First of all I'm giving you my heartiest thanks for your kind instruction regarding my recent edits. since I'm comparatively new user doing some mistakes. Next time I will be carefull to use such link page. further requesting to help and clean up my pages if possble and time permit. Have a nice day. Pinaki1983 (talk) 10:19, 13 March 2017 (UTC)


Hi, I have corrected mistakes you noticed in 2008 Dera Ismail Khan suicide bombing and 47th Nigar Awards. I'll like you to review them again and hope you'll like them. Thanks.

Amirk9431 (talk) 10:21, 18 March 2017 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for March 17

Thanks for giving me this notice. I shall never make these mistakes again, Fixer88 (talk) 06:08, 19 March 2017 (UTC)

Page issues

Can I know the reason for page issues on the page Kaatru Veliyidai (soundtrack)?? All the citations are clearly stated by me. I also request you to add a cover pic to the page as I am unable to do so Pr2152000 (talk) 16:54, 23 March 2017 (UTC)

France v FIFA World Stars

Thanks for your message. The match itself actually played at Stade Vélodrome in Marseille. I have amended it now.

Thanks for picking that up & thanks very much for created the list of hat-trick for France national soccer team page. Hope we can have another hat-trick soon from a French player. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Viva69 (talkcontribs) 00:54, 24 March 2017 (UTC)

Belated thanks

Just wanted to thank you for your thank-you regarding my contributions to Wikipedia. It's a true pleasure doing my small part in the ongoing, collaborative evolution of this valuable online reference. --Neil Strudjum (talk) 03:53, 25 March 2017 (UTC)

Thanks, but...

Thanks, Bot, but I'm leaving this one pointed to the DA page. The two offerings there are too close for me to resolve in this context. Actually, they both apply.

But keep trying, Bot! Gil (talk) 18:34, 28 March 2017 (UTC)

Bot is lying!

Richard Gough (footballer) is not a dab page, and has no incoming mainspace links, yet DPL bot claims otherwise. DuncanHill (talk) 22:04, 28 March 2017 (UTC)

Please be less polite :)

Yeah, sounds counterintuitive but... when DPL bot adds a user talk page message because a link has accidentally been made to a dab page, the message always starts "Hi. Thank you for your recent edits. Wikipedia appreciates your help. We noticed though that when you edited Foo..." All well and good for newbies, but it sounds a bit condescending to those of us who have been kicking around WP for a while. Is there some way of perhaps adding some kind of doohickey so that if it's put on the talk page of a user with more than X number of edits (or who has been on WP more than X amount of years) it says something more along the lines of "Oops - you added a link to Foo which went to a disambiguation page..." Just feels a fraction less patronising (which I'm certain was never the intention). :) Cheers, Grutness...wha? 11:00, 30 March 2017 (UTC)

I had been meaning to write something similar for years- and when I got round to it, @Grutness: had just delivered the goods! DPL bot is one of the few people that ever writes to me- and he does so so often that I hope our relationship develops into something deep and meaningful- but (serious point) each time I hover over my 'You have messeges" top note all I see is "Hi. Thank you for your recent edits. Wikipedia appreciates your help. We noticed though that when you edited Foo..." so I have to trawl my talk page to see what I have got to change in the named page-- growl! Waste of time! Take it one further- you are training at an edit-athon, and a student calls you over because they have just received their first message- as a tutor I want to see what the problem is at the hover so I can pitch my advice instantly- and explain 'disambs' as I show them the talk page. This is a bit like a lede, the subject should be the first item in the first clause of the first sentence. --ClemRutter (talk) 18:23, 1 April 2017 (UTC)

Done, DPL bot

Changed link from disambiguation page to correct page. Thanks DPL bot. — Preceding unsigned comment added by A ri gi bod (talkcontribs) 14:33, 3 April 2017 (UTC)


The page history says I did this - - but I didn't.

Just letting you know. Roxy the dog. bark 14:09, 3 April 2017 (UTC)

I know. Strange isn't it. Roxy the dog. bark 14:22, 3 April 2017 (UTC)
It was your error. I partially reverted your edit. QuackGuru (talk) 17:19, 3 April 2017 (UTC)

List of international trips made by the Secretary of State of the United States

Hello, I noticed that you have added the disambiguation pages tage into the article List of international trips made by the Secretary of State of the United States. I wanted to just know which links are disambiguation pages? I have cheched the article several times during my editing before moving it to the article form. I don't dispute that there is disambiguation page links, I only want to know which links are disambiguation pages? Thanks --Mannerheimo (talk) 13:48, 7 April 2017 (UTC)

@Mannerheimo: (talk page stalker) There are some tools listed at User:DPL bot/Dablink notification FAQ#What tools make fixing dablinks easier?. I've had "link classifier" installed for years now and would be stuck without it. -- John of Reading (talk) 14:10, 7 April 2017 (UTC)

Telkom-3S article fix.

Okay, all is fixed as I'm adding a few more facts on the satellite. I have no idea C-Band can refer to many different things besides of something satellite-related. Thanks for letting me know, DPL Bot. WindVee 14:10, 10 April 2017 (UTC)

Thank you

Thank you for your help on page Prakash Aryal. Regards and love, --Prakash.Talk 04:01, 13 April 2017 (UTC)

This disambiguation page I just created was tagged for having many incoming links. I don't think the links are from actual articles. I have tried and tried to remove the link from templates that appear in those articles.— Vchimpanzee • talk • contributions • 14:20, 20 April 2017 (UTC)

More here.— Vchimpanzee • talk • contributions • 20:55, 20 April 2017 (UTC)

Grand Prix of Literary Associations

Hello DPL

I posted my first article on Wikipedia English on 10 April 2017; it's entitled Grand Prix of Literary Associations, but untill now the Wikipedia link doesn't appear in Google Search. Is it normal or there might be anything wrong? Kindly let me know. Thanks in advance. --Morgoko (talk) 18:25, 30 April 2017 (UTC)

Thank you for notice

We received DPL bot's message.I will edit it while referring.Thank you again for a short sentence.--Tegbo (talk) 10:28, 1 May 2017 (UTC)

In reply

Ohh. I have again done the same mistake relating the hotcat link. sorry. and thanking you for the notice. It is my earnest request to you to edit and make proper correction as u think fit. Pinakpani (talk) 10:04, 6 May 2017 (UTC)

Wei (surname)

I think placement on Wei (surname) is in error. Immediately after it was place, I looked at the page and see no links to DAB pages; and [3] confirms. I'm reverting, but wanted to give you a head-up in case either a) your bot has a programming error; or b) I have a programming error! TJRC (talk) 21:48, 6 June 2017 (UTC)

List of programs broadcast by Antenna TV

I got your message, I was referring to Webster the TV series. Sorry for the confusion. Thank you for bringing your attention and I have already resolved your issue. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Cbears22 (talkcontribs) 06:57, 14 December 2015 (UTC)

Disambiguation pages#Given names or surnames "Articles only listing persons with a certain given name or surname, known as anthroponymy articles, are not disambiguation pages, and this Manual of Style does not apply to them."

By applying disambiguation rules to list articles you are violating Wiki standards and disambig rules. Please stop. You have created great confusion. Please revert all the damage you have done to list articles.


List of people with surname Spencer [edit] Shortcut: WP:APOLIST The Spencer (surname) has a good deal of content, so adding the full list of people with the surname would be excessive. There are enough persons with that surname to support its own list. List of people with surname Spencer is not a disambiguation page; it is a List. Jrcrin001 (talk) 18:49, 21 December 2015 (UTC)

Thank You

Thank you for your support Casper in film. I was thinking that since, I don't have legal rights to upload an image, do you think anyone can add a pic for the page like CasperMovie.png file. DonJakes (talk) 12:57, 15 October 2015‎ (UTC)

Hi 33aircharter speaking. I've notice your message reffering to Georgetown under the Liat destinations bracket and I've made the correction. Thank You — Preceding unsigned comment added by 33aircharter (talkcontribs) 17:06, 12 February 2016 (UTC)


Thanks bro to remind me — Preceding unsigned comment added by Muhammad Numan MN (talkcontribs) 12:44, 27 February 2016 (UTC)

Celebrity Bowling Episode Guide

Thank you. I am still working on it and this is the first time making an extra page to Wikipedia. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Cbears22 (talkcontribs) 07:09, 31 May 2016 (UTC)

Doubts over editing

I also regret for my mistakes what I had done by giving some disambiguation pages related to Michael Clarke etc.I also wanted to clarify the doubts that whether the article International Cricket Records is fake,but there are evidences we could get from about the international cricket records which are combined stats of ODI,Test and T20I.International cricket records — Preceding unsigned comment added by Abishe (talkcontribs) 08:35, 20 March 2017 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for August 1/2

Thanks for reminding me about the disambiguation links on List of schools in Bohol. Thank you! Gr, BOBBYJOHN10 · TALK 16:09, 2 August 2017 (UTC)

Naming of dab pages, etc.

Hi, I wonder if you could set me straight on a number of questions which I seem to have accumulated about dab pages. I have always found them a bit confusing, and my brain gets stuck in a deeply nested self-referential do-loop. I use the "show dabs in orange" editing gadget, which helps.

1. From Template:Dablinks/FAQ#But that link is supposed to go to the disambig!:

"In the case of a disambiguation page lacking the word "(disambiguation)" in its title, it is impossible for the bot to recognize the link as correct. You can follow the lead of John Smith (disambiguation) redirecting to John Smith and create a link with "(disambiguation)" redirecting to the desired (disambiguation)-lacking disambiguation page."

I have created a number of dab pages myself, and have always put "(disambiguation)" in the title. Could you please explain fully whether or not it is best practice to rename an existing dab page in the same way, if it is lacking?

2. What's the difference between

a) Deliberately linking in an article (or a hatnote) to a page (e.g. Paul Davidson) which I know to be a proper dab page containing a {{dab}} template
b) linking to it with [[Paul Davidson (disambiguation)]]
c) renaming it [[Paul Davidson (disambiguation)]]
d) Deliberately linking to [[Paul Davidson (disambiguation)]] with Paul Davidson ?

Could/should it be renamed rather than redirected, and why/why not?

3. Why are incoming links disapproved of?

4. If I should be renaming pages whenever I come across them, could you please show how to do the redirect in very simple steps, and how it works, perhaps using Paul Davidson as an example? Which is the 'main' dab page, and which is the redirect?

Thanks, MinorProphet (talk) 19:01, 1 September 2017 (UTC)

Thank you for disambiguation notice

Hi, thanks for reminding the Wikipedia users about disambiguation links on Peace Treaty with North Korea. You are the one of the great champions of the wikipedia :) Goodtiming8871 (talk) 10:21, 15 September 2017 (UTC)

Thank you for disambiguation notice

It's wonderful to point out the correct term. I changed itEnlightenment with Age of Enlightenment. Thank you very much. God bless you.칼빈500 (talk) 12:26, 4 October 2017 (UTC)


Dear DPL bot, Thanks for your notice on my recent edits on Annang people.

Visionjohnny (talk) 19:01, 6 October 2017 (UTC)

Holby Universe Demotions

Shall I demote all characters of Holby/Casualty ie: Lofty (Junior Nurse), Raf (Clinical Fellow), Charlie (Charge Nurse, Alicia (F1)? Thanks Canadadyr CanadaDyr (talk) 20:22, 10 October 2017 (UTC)

(talk page watcher) @CanadaDyr: I'm curious why you want to do this as none of these are the characters' role? Soaper1234 - talk 19:56, 11 October 2017 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for October 13

Yes, you're right, I fixed the mistake, thanks for warning me :-) Charlie Foxtrot66 (talk) 12:51, 13 October 2017 (UTC)

Extraterrestrial Places in Cthulhu Mythos - Disambiguations

Thank you DPL bot for the message. I was supposed to have already typed the proper links. Now I've fixed the problem redirecting to Carina and Vela as constellations. Regards ;) Tyrogthekreeper (talk) 10:08, 25 April 2016 (UTC)

Regarding disambiguation

Hi, thanks for reminding me about disambiguation links on 16th Lux Style Awards and I've corrected them. I'll like you to review the page again. Amirk94391 (talk) 12:27, 21 April 2017 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for May 7

Thanks for your notice.I had fixed the mistakes.--User name:Thutaa(talk) —Preceding undated comment added 11:00, 7 May 2017 (UTC)

A likely error in the algorithm and comments on the message

With regards to this edit.

First the specifics. If the page title is in the form "name (surname)" in this case Hudson (surname) and it is in the categories: "Surnames", and "All set index articles", how likely that linking a dab page with the same surname in the title of the index array page is going to be an unintentional mistake (or as you put it "Such links are almost always unintended, since a disambiguation page is merely a list of 'Did you mean...' article titles.")?

Now for the more general comments.

  1. The message is far to verbose.
  2. who is "we"? as in " We noticed".

-- PBS (talk) 11:22, 10 October 2017 (UTC)

(talk page watcher) If the link was not unintended, then it was incorrectly formatted. Please see WP:D#HOWTODAB. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 13:49, 10 October 2017 (UTC)

I have reinstated this section as the conversation is not ended.

It is debatable if it was incorrect. However if a link was incorrectly formatted, then fixing it rather than deleting it would be a more appropriate action as harm is done to the encyclopaedia by deleting such a link.

Anything to say about my general comments? -- PBS (talk) 16:14, 24 October 2017 (UTC)

(talk page watcher) As far as I can tell, the bot did not delete any link (nor is it designed to), so I don't see how anything it does could be harming the encyclopedia. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 22:08, 24 October 2017 (UTC)
You are right, I was mistaken, the page bot just put a message on my talk page. It was you who changed the link. Why we in the bot notice? -- PBS (talk) 18:30, 26 October 2017 (UTC)

Translating DAB Challenge

An often requested feature has been for link fix tracking (DAB Challenge) on other wikis (or "What I wanted when I translated Dab solver!"). IIRC, it was not possible before with the database names hard coded. How difficult would it be to fix this in the rewrite? — Dispenser 16:42, 5 November 2017 (UTC)

I'm pretty sure it is possible, but it would require changing the database table names, and I wouldn't say it is simple. I won't be able to spend any time on this until after I have all the existing tools back in working order. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 17:33, 5 November 2017 (UTC)

Mexican Olympic Committee

Hi, thanks for notification. I added link for 1924 Summer Olympics in History. Greetings 15:10, 10 October 2017 (UTC)

Thanks for advice Crawiki (talk) 18:50, 10 October 2017 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for October 13 - Benedetto Castelli

Fixed. Thank you! -- Chiara Consonni (BEIC) 12:12, 13 October 2017 (UTC)

False positives and negatives

@Russ: I offered in Wikipedia talk:Disambiguation pages with links#DPL bot problems again to find examples of these. It seems better to report them here rather than to clutter up that discussion.

For over a year, I've been working in the less fashionable parts of Disambiguation pages with links. DAB pages with one bad link are good places to find oddities in User:DPL bot reports – they stand out. I collected the examples below just after WP:TDD had updated on 4 November 2017. They all came from this page. No links from templates, no very recent fixes.

The header on Disambiguation pages with links says that it updates once daily. I suspect it may (at least sometimes) be more often than that.

False positives I have for a long time seen rare false positives (perhaps 1 in 1,000), where DPL bot had picked up a page for no obvious reason (no link in the article, nothing in the recent page history). I consider that a harmless glitch.

Some 2-3% of DABlinks I look at:

  1. Appear in Disambiguation pages with links
  2. Appear in Articles linked by a disambig
  3. Have been fixed

False negatives A quarter or more of the DABlinks I look at:

  1. Appear in Disambiguation pages with links
  2. Do not appear in Articles linked by a disambig
  3. Appear in Special/What links here

Let me know if you would find further reports helpful – in particular, if you make a change and would like feedback on the effect. Best of luck! Narky Blert (talk) 15:51, 4 November 2017 (UTC)

PS when I was working on that DPWL page, it ran from Gebran (disambiguation) to Heap. Narky Blert (talk) 15:54, 4 November 2017 (UTC)
  • The Articles linked by a disambig tool has not yet been updated to use the new database, so it is unreliable. I'll have to look at the search tool on disambig pages with links; I'm not sure how that's supposed to work. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 16:11, 4 November 2017 (UTC)
    • OK, is now working with the new database; give it a try! As for any other dplbot tools, check the "last updated" time at the top of the page; if it is more than a day, that tool isn't working. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 14:08, 5 November 2017 (UTC)
    • And now I've got the "Search" and "Jump" functions working on (but not necessarily on any other tools, yet). --R'n'B (call me Russ) 15:46, 5 November 2017 (UTC)
      • @Russ: Back here again, because I noticed a change today (in a good way) with my false positive/negative findings. They may have disappeared! I'll give it another two days, bookmark anything I might find, and report back. Narky Blert (talk) 22:28, 5 November 2017 (UTC)
        • @Russ: I see no reason to wait. I have today looked at 200 entries listed in DPwL. I found precisely zero of my false positives and negatives. *Applause*! Narky Blert (talk) 20:53, 6 November 2017 (UTC)

User:DPL bot, and new articles

User:DPL bot does not seem to alert creators of new articles of bad links to DAB pages. I found this out in the most embarrassing way possible. I recently posted two new articles which included a bad link. In the first case, another editor fixed the link (this was really bad, I should have spotted the problem myself, I'd fixed the selfsame ambiguity before.) In the second, my error turned up in the Bonus List (and I guiltily fixed it, so scoring one point in the DAB Challenge).

I would have welcomed a DPL bot nastygram in both instances, but didn't get one (OK not exactly welcomed, but you know what I mean).

Could the nastygram routine be tweaked to notify article creators of such problems? Conscientious editors will fix them, and lazy editors would get a fright.

Pinging @R'n'B:, as an editor who seems to know how the bot functions. Narky Blert (talk) 01:07, 1 December 2017 (UTC)

The whole user notification system is broken at the moment. It's on my (lengthy) to-do list. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 11:36, 1 December 2017 (UTC)

Where is this Disambiguation link? I do not recall adding Disambiguation links to the article Dinah Jane, clearly you are mistaken me for another user perhaps? I can see how my edits may get confused and mixed up with another user because I have been blamed for incidents for doing so even though it wasn't my editing but another's ... If I am wrong about this then yes I will double check but more than likely it's a mis understanding. Welcometothenewmillenium (talk) 00:11, 15 December 2017 (UTC)

(talk page watcher) @Welcometothenewmillenium: Well, someone made this edit which included a link to Diamond White. Do you have any idea who could have done that? --R'n'B (call me Russ) 02:49, 15 December 2017 (UTC)

Here I'll double check the edit history and look for it as for now I made changes to that specific error ... It is no longer a disambiguate link and I added a needs citation quotation to it too!Welcometothenewmillenium (talk) 04:38, 15 December 2017 (UTC)

Thank you for fixing the link. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 10:54, 15 December 2017 (UTC)

A goat for you!

Boer Goat (8742860752).jpg

I don't know whether bots like goats, but here's one. Thanks for spotting my accidental DPL edits. Happy new year :)

JGehlbach (talk) 15:02, 31 December 2017 (UTC)

Philippopolis & Atticus of Constantinople

Right you are. Very useful. Thanks!--Sever Juan (talk) 08:03, 7 January 2018 (UTC)

Bot error

DPL bot added a template to Sudan alerting to "7 or more disambig links" which refer back to the article. I checked, and the links it had identified are not in the article itself, but in Template:Sudan topics which is transcluded in the article. Is there a way the bot could be written so it can identify when a link is coming from a transclusion rather than the article itself? SilkTork (talk) 11:24, 10 January 2018 (UTC)

(talk page watcher) Not sure about this. (The template in question concerns links from the article to disambiguation pages, not links from other articles.) Template:Sudan topics does not contain any disambiguation links, and hasn't been edited for many weeks. It isn't clear to me whether Sudan contained links to disambiguation pages on Jan. 5, when the bot added the template; it has been edited a lot since then. However, it doesn't now, so the bot should have removed the template. I'll see if I can trace back what happened, but I don't know if it will be fruitful. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 12:18, 10 January 2018 (UTC)
Update: I did find and correct the bug that had prevented the bot from removing the template from the article after the links had been fixed. As for your original question, no, there is no simple way to distinguish between links actually contained in an article and links contained in a transcluded template, because they look exactly the same in the pagelinks database table. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 15:08, 10 January 2018 (UTC)

Trabuco Hills High School

Thanks for the notification - fixed. Tacyarg (talk) 11:00, 8 February 2018 (UTC)

Bots template on articles

Hello DPL bot and thank you for all your good work! I see from the documentation that {{bots|deny=DPL bot}} stops messages when placed on a user talk page. Does that template have any effect elsewhere? I see it's used on several articles and other pages (and 30+ User: pages where it's probably harmless). Thanks, Certes (talk) 10:34, 8 February 2018 (UTC)

(talk page watcher) {{Bots}} and {{Nobots}} should work on any page in any namespace, provided the bot in question is programmed to comply with them, which DPL bot is. I should think, however, that these templates ought rarely, if ever, be used in article space, since they could interfere with counter-vandalism and other maintenance tasks. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 11:29, 8 February 2018 (UTC)
Looking at the list you linked, it seems that some of these were added during 2016 when the bot was suffering from corruption of the database replica it relies upon. That problem has since been corrected, so these restrictions should no longer be necessary. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 11:33, 8 February 2018 (UTC)

"If the number of dablinks drops to fewer than 4, DPL bot will automatically remove the template."

Summoner still has the {{incoming links}} template, even though the only remaining mainspace link is the obligatory Summoner (disambiguation) redirect, and four intentional links to that. Template:Dablinks/FAQ says "If the number of dablinks drops to fewer than 4, DPL bot will automatically remove the template." What's up? wbm1058 (talk) 13:54, 10 February 2018 (UTC)

Thank you. Found and fixed a syntax error. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 14:10, 10 February 2018 (UTC)


Thank you for pointing out the mistake I made in the article about the SS Willis L. King. GreatLakesShips (talk) 16:05, 15 February 2018 (UTC)

Disambiguation duly fixed, thanks for the tip. --Quite A Character (talk) 10:22, 6 February 2018 (UTC)

Not obeying opt-out

I have been opting out of DPL bot for years with {{bots|deny... at the top of my user talk page, and it has seemed to work fine for years, until today when I got a message from DPL bot [4]. Did something change? Please fix. Thanks! —Lowellian (reply) 20:12, 26 February 2018 (UTC)

  • (talk page watcher) Hi. Thanks for bringing this to our attention. DPL bot relies on the Pywikibot framework to enforce the bot exclusion protocol. Your talk page contains {{bots|deny=DASHBot, DPL bot}}, which should work to exclude DPL bot; however, it appears that Pywikibot is not parsing the deny list correctly because of the space in it. I will submit a bug report on this, but if you want to work around it instead of waiting for the bug to be fixed, you can just delete the space character. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 21:35, 26 February 2018 (UTC)
Do you mean that you are submitting a bug report to DPL bot or to Pywikibot, or to both? What's the estimated timeline on a fix? This should be trivially simple to fix, probably no more than a few characters changed in a regex (and likely involves fixing some change made fairly recently since, like I mentioned before, it was working correctly in the past), but I don't know how active development is on these bots. —Lowellian (reply) 03:11, 27 February 2018 (UTC)
To Pywikibot. You're right, it was almost trivial to fix, and a patch has already been submitted, so the bug ought to be gone by tomorrow. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 10:45, 27 February 2018 (UTC)
Thank you! :) —Lowellian (reply) 11:14, 28 February 2018 (UTC)

Alexander Popov name

Hi :) thanks for information. I fix it to right place, Alexander Popov (swimmer). Greetings. Filipid011 (talk) 17:44, 28 February 2018 (UTC)

Tareen page Reply

Thanks for pointing out. Fixed the errors. Naila Khan (talk) 15:49, 6 March 2018 (UTC)

SBC reference correction

I had no idea that there was more than one Wikipedia page for a James Robison. I thought the only notable one was the televangelist. Thanks for the catch, it is now fixed. Quidam65 (talk) 19:37, 13 March 2018 (UTC)

18 March, 2018

Hi Friend! Thank you for informing my mistake in the article of Tourism in Azad Kashmir. User:Shoaib74444 (talk) 03:48 18 March 2018 (UTC)

Tony Rodi (talk) 09:46, 18 March 2018 (UTC) Thanks Dab solver - Circular Quay. Royal Botanic Gardens and Macquarie Street in Sydney, Australia ... correction not needed.
Tony Rodi (talk) 10:15, 18 March 2018 (UTC) Checked links again. Remain as is preferred. Reads Better. Disambiguation page is adequate.

AThind12 - reply

Disambiguation link error fixed. Thanks for pointing it out. AThind12 (talk) 11:03, 18 March 2018 (UTC)

Re: Disambiguation link notification for March 28

Just trying to fix redirects, but thanks for the info. Love to help Wikipedia (talk) 15:49, 29 March 2018 (UTC)


Thanks so Mich for your message — Preceding unsigned comment added by LimJiaYiBryan2018 (talkcontribs) 09:11, 4 April 2018 (UTC)

Searching any disambiguation that is wrong or anything

Sometimes weird of your Wikipedia. Could you please find any wrong disambiguation link on the pages and GET BACK TO WORK! Apollo C. Quiboloy fans (talk) 06:10, 13 April 2018 (UTC)

Re: Disambiguation link notification for April 17

Thank you for alerting me to the ITV disambiguation page link. I've corrected it now. Apologies. Cybersub (talk) 15:51, 17 April 2018 (UTC)

That's good

Late thanks for little things [5]. Human is not always as attentive as are his tireless creations :) --J. Sketter (talk) 19:15, 18 April 2018 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for April 19

Thanks for the alert, I did it. Fpittui (talk) 10:34, 19 April 2018 (UTC)

WikiProject: Help

I want to participate in the Wikipedia Disambiguation help me by sending the page to subscribe. --Leonardo.G G (talk) 14:47, 19 April 2018 (UTC)

Bheemasena Nala Maharaja

I am extremely sorry that I referred to a Disambiguation page. I really wanted to link the Divo a music label. I am new to Wikipedia and this was out of my knowledge. Please help. TheUnbeatable (talk) 16:40, 19 April 2018 (UTC)

Disambiguation link

Thank you for your message. I did a check and my edit on Feb 28 were to remove the disambiguation link to HarbourFront. Appreciate your guidance. Xiaomao8788 01:46, 20 April 2018 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Xiaomao8788 (talkcontribs)

Unsourced content

They were already in there. I didn't do anything wrong. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Pulsifier220 (talkcontribs) 01:16, 5 May 2018 (UTC)

A DPL bot glitch

This may not be worth investigating unless it happens again, but I thought it worth documenting. The DPL bot run about 8 hours ago didn't complete successfully; with the result that there are lots of items in "Disambiguation Pages with Links" which have already been fixed (see e.g. Dr-Eu, which I worked on yesterday). As a consequence, today's Table 1 Column 1 and "disambig pages left the list today" counts in WP:TDD are wrong. Narky Blert (talk) 18:22, 9 May 2018 (UTC)

According to my logs, the script did complete successfully. I think what you are seeing is the result of high database replication lag; that is, the script did what it was supposed to, but the data it was using was not current. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 20:03, 9 May 2018 (UTC)
That makes sense. The next run (12 hours later) did clear out a lot of stuff which had been fixed. Narky Blert (talk) 16:08, 10 May 2018 (UTC)


10Q — Preceding unsigned comment added by Moonchild101 (talkcontribs) 09:42, 26 May 2018 (UTC)

Sorry for that

From the 2017–18 Melbourne City W-League season, sorry about the mis-link. Thank you for telling me.We dont need to be sorry if live is so bad,and death is prefered than life:Joy is no more to many as poverty continues to unstably degrade humanity to a size of "amoeba"The smallest creature with only one cell41.223.143.169 (talk) 06:27, 29 May 2018 (UTC)


Disambiguation of a ambiguous ambiguity

Hi i recieved this on my talk page

An automated process has detected that when you recently edited Oxygène 3, you added a link pointing to the disambiguation page Elektron (check to confirm | fix with Dab solver). (Opt-out instructions.) --DPL bot (talk) 09:20, 30 May 2018 (UTC) Non of the links work on it and i didnt post a link pointing to the disambiguation page Electron. Thanks Ijustwannabeawinner (talk) 09:25, 30 May 2018 (UTC)

Thank you very much Kurdistantolive (talk) 02:49, 5 June 2018 (UTC)

Look to the Rainbow

I just received the following notice:

> An automated process has detected that when you recently edited Look to the Rainbow (Astrud Gilberto album), you added a link pointing to the disambiguation page Look to the Rainbow

The real problem here is that the so-called 'disambiguation page' shouldn't be such a page at all. It is the name of a song which comes from a musical and which has been included on more than one LP/CD album, which should all be subsidiary links, not 'disambiguations'.

EJP — Preceding unsigned comment added by Esmond.pitt (talkcontribs) 10:12, 5 June 2018 (UTC)

Grand Theft Auto 5

I knew i'm going to make a mistake. thank you for leaving a message on my talk page => — Preceding unsigned comment added by TravisGTAGamer (talkcontribs) 14:17, 9 June 2018 (UTC)

Disambiguation Link Notification

Hi. I received a notification earlier today with the above subject. Since I'm new to the environment, would you mind explaining further? Did I make a mistake which should be taken note of? If I did, how do I stop myself from doing such again? Thanks, I await your response. Mutiat Mustapha (talk) 15:39, 19 June 2018 (UTC) Mutiat Mustapha (talk) 15:39, 19 June 2018 (UTC)

The edit on moonstone

About that moonstone edit I actually looked it up. It’s repeating formula is almost the same as albite’s formula. ✈️Xiang180808🛩 (talk) 00:39, 24 June 2018 (UTC)

  • I think you may have misunderstood the bot's message Xiang180808. The issue is not about the chemical formula; it is the fact that Moonstone is not an article about a type of gem at all. Please follow the link to see what I mean. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 00:49, 24 June 2018 (UTC)
  • I have 1 question. The article Moonstone has a title that says “Moonstone(gemstone)”So if Moonstone is not a gemstone , why would the title write “(gemstone)” ✈️Xiang180808🛩 08:48, 25 June 2018 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Xiang180808 (talkcontribs)
    • The article Moonstone (gemstone) is an article about a gemstone. The page Moonstone is not an article about a gemstone. These are two different pages in the encyclopedia. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 10:01, 25 June 2018 (UTC)
  • But I did not do any edits on Moonstone(disambiguation)!? ✈️Xiang180808🛩 08:29, 26 June 2018 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Xiang180808 (talkcontribs)
    • No, you edited the article Feldspar, as the bot's message to you said. You added a link to the Moonstone disambiguation page in this edit. The edit has since been undone by another user, so the issue is moot. --R'n'B (call me Russ) 09:52, 26 June 2018 (UTC)

Calliostoma variegatum and Nucleus

Hi, I got a notice about a link to Nucleus on Calliostoma variegatum, however I labelled it with Template:Dn (edit | talk | history | links | watch | logs), as I'm not sure what was being meant by the previous author. Doesn't DPL bot look for the {{dn}} template? --Nessie (talk) 15:39, 29 June 2018 (UTC)