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'''Good articles''' are considered to be the best articles on [[Main Page|MicroWiki]] as determined by MicroWiki's editors. Before being listed as a good article, articles must be [[MicroWiki:Good articles/Nominations|nominated and voted upon]] for accuracy, neutrality, comprehensiveness, structure and style. This project is designed to help improve article quality on MicroWiki and reward good article editing and creation. At present, there are '''{{PAGESINCATEGORY:Good articles}}''' good articles out of a total of '''{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}''' articles in MicroWiki. A small green symbol ([[File:Symbol support vote.svg|16px|This symbol symbolizes good content on MicroWiki.]]) on the top right corner of an article's page indicates that the article is of good quality.
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'''Good articles''' are considered to be the best articles on [[Main Page|MicroWiki]] as determined by MicroWiki's editors. Before being listed as a good article, articles must be [[MicroWiki:Good articles/Nominations|nominated and voted upon]] for accuracy, neutrality, comprehensiveness, structure and style. This project is designed to help improve article quality on MicroWiki and reward good article editing and creation. At present, there are '''{{PAGESINCATEGORY:Good articles}}''' good articles out of a total of '''{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}''' articles in MicroWiki. A small blue symbol ([[File:Good article icon.svg|16px|This symbol symbolizes good content on MicroWiki.]]) on the top right corner of an article's page indicates that the article is of good quality.
  
 
== Criteria ==
 
== Criteria ==

Revision as of 17:06, 25 October 2020

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Good articles are considered to be the best articles on MicroWiki as determined by MicroWiki's editors. Before being listed as a good article, articles must be nominated and voted upon for accuracy, neutrality, comprehensiveness, structure and style. This project is designed to help improve article quality on MicroWiki and reward good article editing and creation. At present, there are 67 good articles out of a total of 22,934 articles in MicroWiki. A small blue symbol (This symbol symbolizes good content on MicroWiki.) on the top right corner of an article's page indicates that the article is of good quality.

Criteria

A good article is one that is:

  1. Well-written: its prose is engaging, coherent, clear and concise, and the spelling and grammar are correct. There should be a minimal number of red links.
  2. Comprehensive: it neglects no major facts or details, is of substantial length but does not go into unnecessary detail, remaining focused on the main topic.
  3. Accurate: it is well-researched and its claims are verifiable and not in dispute.
  4. Neutral: it represents viewpoints fairly and without bias.
  5. Illustrated: it should, where possible, be illustrated with appropriate images with succinct captions.
  6. Well-structured: it should have a concise introduction that summarises the topic and a system of hierarchical section headings with a substantial but not overwhelming table of contents.

Process

Before nominating an article, nominators may wish to receive feedback by asking an administrator. Nominators must be sufficiently familiar with the subject matter to deal with objections during the GA process. Nominators who are not significant contributors to the article should consult the author and/or regular editors of the article prior to a nomination. Nominators are expected to respond positively to constructive criticism and to make an effort to address objections promptly.

If a nominator feels that an article satisfies all the criteria, the article can be nominated by any user on the nomination page making sure that they provide the title of the article, a link to it and the signature of the nominating user. A user should only nominate one article each month. The article will then be reviewed by the community and voted on over a period of seven days after being nominated, with nominators and authors of the article being encouraged to respond to constructive criticism and to address objections promptly. While the number of votes in support or opposition are the main thing taken into account, the arguments on each side will also be considered. A nomination with several blank "support" votes and only a few "oppose" votes may still be rejected if those "oppose" votes make very good arguments against it.

Following the seven day period, an administrator will determine consensus of the community and it will either be approved or rejected. If an article is approved, the community deems that it satisfies the initial criteria. If an article is rejected, the articles does not satisfy the initial criteria and an explanation of why will usually be provided by the reviewing users. Rejected articles should only be nominated again after one month following the previous nomination, if progress has been made to improve the article since.

In the last week of each month, nominations which have been approved by an administrator either that month or the previous month will be voted on by the community. The approved nomination with the highest number of votes (with admin consensus providing a deciding vote in the case of a tie) will officially be listed as a Good Article.

Good Article status is thereby reserved for the very best of the best articles, with no more than one per month being granted the status.


Template

To use the good article template, add {{GA|revision=123456|date=3 December 2020}} to the top of the article. The correct revision and date are the ones that are most recent, just prior to the article being approved. For help on how to use the template correctly, contact an administrator.

Nominations

North Atlantic Defense Union

Nominator:Aenopia, 14:00 UCT, 1 November 2020
This was submitted last month however did not achieve the number of votes needed to pass. I've decided to resubmit this, as I still feel as if it's capable of reaching GA status. Empire of Aenopia flag.png Logan (Aenopia)  Terry Tibbs talk to me  Look at what I've done. Empire of Aenopia flag.png 14:03, 1 November 2020 (UTC)
  • SUPPORT The article is well written and seems perfect for me, I believe the article can be eligible for GA. Also a small suggestion, please try to add the flag of the Union of Garuda, instead of the one with a question mark. - Oritsu.me (talk) 1 December 2020, 4.58 pm UTC
  • SUPPORT I'll just keep it simple: beautiful. aydan (talk) 18:03, 1 December 2020 (UTC)
  • OPPOSE Eh. It's extensive and illustrated, but the structure is questionable, the images are too big, the prose is poor and feels unedited, and in places, it reads like an advert. The main problem, though, is that it's laced with grammar and style errors — too many to list, but three particularly jarring problems include the headings in title case, the wikilinks, and the inline citations to unformatted Google Docs links. It would need an extensive copy-edit before it would be suitable for GA status. —Ives Blackwood (talk) 13:44, 2 December 2020 (UTC)

Democratic Liberal Party (Plushunia)

Nominator: Cristi (talk) 18:18, 1 December 2020 (UTC)

Personally, I think it fills all the criteria, and out of my articles is the one I worked on hardest and that I like the most. Thus, I believe it is ready for GA status. Cristi (talk) 18:18, 1 December 2020 (UTC)

  • SUPPORT This page is well referenced, has no redlinks, is highly detailed and uses media in an acceptable amount. I am in support of this for GA status. Flag of Australis.svg] Daniel Roscoe  My Talk Page  Contribs  00:18, 2 December 2020 (UTC)
  • SUPPORT This article is well very written, edited and referenced. Moreover, it is to be noted that it's the article of a political party, and such beautifully written. It should definitely receive GA status. Oritsu.me (talk) 9:20, 2 December 2020 (UTC)
  • SUPPORT Jesus, that's a bloody good encyclopedia entry. Full support. —Ives Blackwood (talk) 13:37, 2 December 2020 (UTC)
  • SUPPORT This is a great article it's well written and has all the information anyone could ever need, I think is very worthy, and should receive GA status. Isaiah (Chat) 21:42, 2 December 2020 (UTC)

Ela'r'oech

Nominator: Anthony Ramirez 3rd

Just thought it looked nice. My friend made it and I believed it filled out all the guidelines and it seemed he's been working on it for months updating it and refining it trying to make it look good. I think his work has paid off to the point where his article may be worthy of "Good Article" Status. User:Anthony Ramirez 3rd (talk) 18:25, 1 December 2020 (UTC)

  • SUPPORT Thank you for submitting my article. I read the criteria and also believe my article is worthy. Charles (talk) 18:50, 1 December 2020 (UTC)
  • OPPOSE I'm going to be honest the page is all over the place the date formats are wrong, relatively few references and grammar mistakes. Isaiah (Chat)
  • OPPOSE As above. A large amounts of the article consists of stubby sections, zero references and the article is quite a mess to name a few problems. Empire of Aenopia flag.png Logan (Aenopia)  Terry Tibbs talk to me  Look at what I've done. Empire of Aenopia flag.png 20:00, 1 December 2020 (UTC)
  • OPPOSE Let's keep this short. The sections have little to no bulking out, they are very basic and do not convey a lot of information, the article is not referenced enough, and there is contested information e.g. (It is a common belief that they are discriminated against by admins and moderators of the MicroWiki@Discord Server.). It's a no from me. Flag of Australis.svg] Daniel Roscoe  My Talk Page  Contribs  00:22, 2 December 2020 (UTC)

Acteriendian model countries

Nominator: Ives Blackwood (talk)

The hope is that this meets the criteria above. —Ives Blackwood (talk) 23:33, 1 December 2020 (UTC)

  • NEUTRAL This page is well detailed and meets all criteria, however it could benefit from having more references. Flag of Australis.svg] Daniel Roscoe  My Talk Page  Contribs  00:23, 2 December 2020 (UTC)
  • OPPOSE I'm going to lean oppose if more references are added I'd change to support. Isaiah (Chat)
COMMENT I concede that I did mostly write this page with one source, Glastieve: A History, but said source is literally book-length (ca. 50,000 words iirc). I have also cited three other sources, one of which (the Skovaji wiki entry) is over 10,000 words worth of content. I would be grateful if you would expand on what the problem is with the references, as tbh, I feel like I'm having this conversation once a week at the moment and I feel like there's a disconnect between the GA criteria and each of your comments. Nothing in the article is not verifiable. —Ives Blackwood (talk) 13:54, 2 December 2020 (UTC)
AMENDMENT Following reading this, I hereby amend my previous verdict from 'Neutral' to 'Support'. Good luck in your bid for GA! Flag of Australis.svg] Daniel Roscoe  My Talk Page  Contribs  13:03, 2 December 2020 (UTC)
  • SUPPORT I have no clue why the above editors think an amazing article, expansive, fascinating, well-written article, completed with images and references at the bottom of the page think it should be rejected until more unreliable self-sourced links to Google Sites or Wordpress get added. ★ ♥︎ Zed 。 (talk | edits | full) 10:16 a.m. (1016), 2 December 2020 (UTC)

Archives

Statistics

Article Author Nominator Nominated Approved Votes[1] Approver
Federal Republic of St.Charlie Cajak Fishy 2010-09-16 2010-09-27
(Later stripped of GA status)
5/5/0 Fishy
Observergate SerCenKing Cajak 2010-09-16 2010-09-27 5/4/1 Fishy
Þeûdspråxa Swena Aldrich Lucas 2010-09-16 2010-09-27
(Later stripped of GA status)
5/5/0 Fishy
Students' Isocratic Oligarchy of Yabloko Aldrich Lucas Asam79 2010-09-16 2010-09-27
(Later deleted)
3/3/0 Fishy
Republic of Petorio Ramtak619 Fishy 2010-09-27 2010-10-05 6/4/2 Aldrich Lucas
Cheslovian Federation Kaznia2 Fishy 2010-10-13 2010-10-17
(Later stripped of GA status)
3/3/0 Aldrich Lucas
Technological Federation of Erephisia Billyneil Aldrich Lucas 2010-12-09 2010-12-15 0/0/0 Aldrich Lucas
Kingdom of Überstadt Überstadt Aldrich Lucas 2011-01-24 2011-01-30 5/5/0 Aldrich Lucas
Republic of Secundomia Parker I Parker I 2011-03-24 2011-04-01 4/3/1 Aldrich Lucas
Republic of Ultamiya AuburnAttack21 AuburnAttack21 2011-04-12 2011-04-19 3/2/1 Aldrich Lucas
MicroWiki Influence Survey Aldrich Lucas Aldrich Lucas 2011-04-12 2011-04-19 2/2/0 Aldrich Lucas
Federated Republics of A1 Fishy Aldrich Lucas 2011-04-14 2011-04-26 2/2/0 Aldrich Lucas
St.Charlie Armed Forces Cajak Fishy 2011-04-17 2011-04-26 2/2/0 Aldrich Lucas
Grand Duchy of Flandrensis Flandrensis Flandrensis 2011-04-28 2011-05-08 1/1/0 Aldrich Lucas
Nick Maggiore Cajak Cajak 2011-05-30 2011-06-06 13/13/0 Aldrich Lucas
Riley Small Rsmall Rsmall 2011-07-03 2011-07-11 5/4/1 Aldrich Lucas
Niels of Flandrensis Flandrensis Flandrensis 2011-07-14 2011-07-22 6/4/1 Aldrich Lucas
Declan I, II & V Austenasia Austenasia 2011-07-16 2011-07-23 8/8/0 Aldrich Lucas
Berinese Confederation Irojas Irojas 2011-07-17 2011-07-24 10/8/2 Aldrich Lucas
Prsänëan Credit James Wilary James Wilary 2011-08-09 2011-08-16 6/6/0 Aldrich Lucas
Heinrich Schneider SerCenKing Cajak 2011-08-29 2011-09-07 7/7/0 Cajak
Flag of Berin Mokke Mokke 2011-09-22 2011-09-29
(Later deleted)
5/5/0 Aldrich Lucas
Havnesgade-Amager Havnegade-Amager Havnegade-Amager 2012-04-02 2012-04-09 7/6/1 SiroccanGov
Union of Nemkhav Communists Vitcash Vitcash 2012-04-07 2012-04-14 3/3/0 Fishy
Juclandia Dozzer X Jeremy Oakes 2012-05-08 2012-06-27 4/3/1 Jeremy Oakes
Grand Unified Micronational Austenasia BraydenYates 2012-06-26 2013-01-01 8/7/0 James Wilary
Prsänëan language James Wilary James Wilary 2012-07-28 2013-01-01 7/4/0 James Wilary
Bowie QuentinWyvern Austenasia 2012-12-17 2013-01-01 3/3/0 James Wilary
Federal Commonwealth of Sirocco SiroccanGov James Wilary 2013-01-02 2013-01-10 6/4/2 James Wilary
National Centre of Computing (Sirocco) SiroccanGov James Wilary 2013-01-02 2013-01-10 5/4/1 James Wilary
Alexander Reinhardt Cajak James Wilary 2013-01-02 2013-01-10 5/4/1 James Wilary
Empire of Austenasia Austenasia James Wilary 2013-01-02 2013-01-10 6/6/0 James Wilary
Foreign relations of Indokistan Nabil nordamdie James Wilary 2013-02-02 2013-02-09
(Later stripped of GA status)
2/2/0 James Wilary
Yablokogate Numerous SiroccanGov 2013-02-02 2013-02-09
(Later stripped of GA status)
1/1/0 James Wilary
Inyo, Prsänëa James Wilary James Wilary 2013-02-03 2013-02-10 1/1/0 James Wilary
Organisation of Active Micronations Fishy James Wilary 2013-02-03 2013-02-10 1/1/0 James Wilary
Tiana Puggy Puggy 2013-08-04 2014-05-29 1/1/0 Austenasia
Ashukov Federation JosephKennedy JosephKennedy 2014-06-18 2014-06-23 1/1/0 JosephKennedy
Adam I of Überstadt Überstadt Überstadt 2014-07-12 2014-07-31 1/1/0 JosephKennedy
Democratic Republic of Leylandiistan Leylandiistan Leylandiistan 2015-01-07 2015-05-25 1/1/0 Austenasia
James Stewart FrancisvilleAdmin Sebastian Linden 2016-01-01 2016-02-24 3/3/0 Austenasia
Jonathan I, Emperor of Austenasia Austenasia Førvania 2016-02-09 2016-05-07 3/3/0 Luxor
Kermadecia DNSgov DNSgov 2016-05-30 2016-06-11
(Later stripped of GA status)
2/2/0 Austenasia
Reylan Imperial Triumvirate Taeglan I Nihilus Kit 2016-06-05 2016-07-24 2/2/0 Austenasia
Deva Victrix Austenasia Austenasia 2016-12-05 2016-12-15 2/2/0 Austenasia
Empire of Pavlov Deniz Deniz 2016-12-15 2017-01-07 6/6/0 Austenasia
Sabia and Verona Ricky Ricky 2016-12-21 2017-01-07 4/4/0 Austenasia
Abeldane Empire MilitarmiaGov Mahuset 2016-12-27 2017-01-07 6/6/0 Austenasia
Kingdom of Florenia Nathan Nathan 2017-01-29 2017-02-20 2/2/0 Austenasia
Democratic Union of British States Bob Christ Bob Christ 2017-05-26 2017-07-05 3/3/0 Austenasia
Empire of Adammia EmperorAdamI EmperorAdamI 2017-07-13 2017-08-01 5/5/0 Austenasia
Abeldane federal election, August 2017 Numerous Ricky 2017-08-31 2017-09-07 4/4/0 Twain
Essian Commonwealth Twain Twain 2017-09-07 2017-09-25 4/4/0 Überstadt
Democratic Duchy of Francisville FrancisvilleArchive FrancisvilleArchive 2018-06-05 2018-07-30 2/2/0 Austenasia
Royal coat of arms of Baustralia KingdomOfBaustralia KingdomOfBaustralia 2018-12-15 2019-01-16 2/2/0 Austenasia
New Florence AnthonyClark AnthonyClark 2018-01-10 2019-02-04
(Later stripped of GA status)
1/1/0 Austenasia
Tsardom of Phokland People's Republic of Phokland People's Republic of Phokland 2019-04-02 2019-04-27 3/3/0 Austenasia
Flag Model of Theodian history Swena Swena 2019-05-09 2019-06-18 3/3/0 Austenasia
Kingdom of Gradonia William GF Wilson William GF Wilson 2019-08-07 2019-08-20 3/3/0 Austenasia
Principality of New Eiffel Z. Luna Skye MissEDconexion 2019-09-20 2019-10-05 2/2/0 Austenasia
Esmond III, Emperor of Austenasia Austenasia Malinovia 2019-09-27 2019-10-17 2/2/0 Austenasia
New Eiffel Main Route 1 Z. Luna Skye Z. Luna Skye 2019-11-11 2019-11-20 6/5/1 Austenasia
Adam I, Emperor of Adammia EmperorAdamI NickRandouler 2019-11-12 2019-12-10 3/2/0 Austenasia
Kingdom of Kohlandia Catherine of Kohlandia Catherine of Kohlandia 2019-11-13 2019-12-11 2/2/0 Austenasia
Principality of Montescano Deniz Deniz 2019-12-10 2019-12-29 2/2/0 Austenasia
Fifth Aenderian Republic Jaydenfromcanada Jaydenfromcanada 2020-01-02 2020-01-23 9/6/3 Austenasia
Empire of Aenopia Aenopia Aenopia 2020-01-09 2020-02-03 4/3/1 MissEDconexion
Kingdom of Baustralia KingdomOfBaustralia KingdomOfBaustralia 2020-02-10 2020-02-19 4/4/0 Vulture001
New Llandudno Aenopia Aenopia 2020-02-09 2020-02-23 3/3/0 Austenasia
New Leeds Z. Luna Skye Z. Luna Skye 2020-07-23 2020-07-24 3/3/0 Austenasia
Federal Republic of Francisville FrancisvilleArchive FrancisvilleArchive 2020-07-11 2020-09-02 5/5/0 Austenasia
William I of Gradonia William GF Wilson William GF Wilson 2020-09-02 2020-10-01 8/7/1 Austenasia
  1. Total/Support/Oppose

Good article authors and nominators

User Authored Nominated
No. Articles No. Articles
Aenopia 2 2
Aldrich Lucas 2 5
AnthonyClark 1 1
Asam79 1
AuburnAttack21 1 1
Austenasia 6 3
Billyneil 1
Bob Christ 1 1
BraydenYates 1
Cajak 4 3
Catherine of Kohlandia 1 1
Deniz 2 2
DNSgov 1 1
Dozzer X 1
EmperorAdamI 2 1
Fishy 2 4
Flandrensis 2 2
Førvania 1
FrancisvilleAdmin 3 2
Havnegade-Amager 1 1
Irojas 1 1
James Wilary 3 9
Jaydenfromcanada 1 1
Jeremy Oakes 1
JosephKennedy 1 1
Kaznia2 1
KingdomOfBaustralia 2 2
Kit 1
Leylandiistan 1 1
Mahuset 1
Malinovia 1
MilitarmiaGov 1
MissEDconexion 1 1
Mokke 1 1
Nabil nordamdie 1
Nathan 1 1
NickRandouler 1
Parker I 1 1
People's Republic of Phokland 1 1
Puggy 1 1
QuentinWyvern 1
Ricky 1 2
Rsmall 1 1
Ramtak619 1
SerCenKing 2
Sebastian Linden 1
SiroccanGov 2 1
Swena 2 1
Taeglan I Nihilus 1
Twain 1 1
Überstadt 1 1
Vitcash 1 1
William GF Wilson 2 1
Z. Luna Skye 3 2


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