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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 81 good articles out of a total of 27,993 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. Neither will a simply majority be considered; broad consensus needs to be reached, which will be decided at the discretion of the administrator who closes the vote.

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 criteria, and it will officially be listed as a Good Article. If an article is rejected, the article does not satisfy the 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, and only if improvements have been made to improve the article since.

In the last week of each month, all Good Articles approved that month or the previous month will be voted on by the community. The approved Good Article with the highest number of votes (with admin consensus providing a deciding vote in the case of a tie) will be Featured on the Main Page for at least the first fourteen days of the new month (the Featured Article for the remainder of the month will be a previously approved Good Article decided by consensus of the admins, to ensure articles are not only ever Featured once).


Template

To use the good article template, add {{GA|revision=123456|date=19 September 2021}} 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

Federal Union of Wegmat

Nominator: UDCTC logo.svgBrian Griffin.png Prime Minister Cole Baird Brian Griffin.png My Talk Page  My contributations Flag of the Federal Union of Wegmat.svg 18:58, 6 September 2021 (UTC)
  • SUPPORT Good article, might need a few tweaks but overall good. Devinpurcell (talk) 12:18, 8 September 2021 (UTC)

Penn Federal Republic

The article Penn Federal Republic is my nomination. Hours of work have gone into this article, and any and all critiques are appreciated. Signed: Devinpurcell (talk) 16:21, 7 September 2021 (UTC) President of the Penn Federal Republic, Devin Purcell

  • OPPOSE The main reason I am opposing this is due to the frequent use of bold text throughout the article. Bold text should only be used to highlight the title of the article in the first sentence. However, you should avoid using bold to add emphasis to the article.
There are no non-flag images or graphics throughout the article, which could be used to enhance or clarify the content. If you are going to have a resources section, don't organise it using referencing tags, and if you are going to do references you should reference them using a consistent referencing style. This has the potential to become a good article in the future, just it needs some work before it gets there. Matt talk ☼ 00:02, 9 September 2021 (UTC)
  • REVISION Thank you for your feedback, I adjusted the article and reduced bold text and added images. Thanks User:Matt. Devinpurcell (talk) 18:29, 9 September 2021 (UTC)
  • OPPOSE Okay, I'm here with my second OPPOSE comment and I'm not sure I am allowed to do this. Anyway, there are multiple stubby sections that require expanding, such as History and Culture. The Micronational Recognition table is incomplete. Matt talk ☼ 01:05, 16 September 2021 (UTC)

Ela'r'oech

Nominator: Ela'r'oech Charles The article has been being submitted somewhat for months this year and the year before. It has had work on it continuously and with very few surges of inactivity since August 2020. I am still working on it as well. Opening it to be judged and voted upon yet again. My goal really isn't to get GA at this point, it's more or less just a way to get feedback for me but I don't see that as a bad thing. If I get Good Article along the way, then good. Ela'r'oech Charles (talk) 21:23, 12 September 2021 (UTC)

  • SUPPORT Looks nice overall, didn't read every word but it looks nice. GA worthy. Devinpurcell (talk) 12:50, 15 September 2021 (UTC)
  • SUPPORT Ela'r'oech is a great article and has been for quite a while. Definitely GA Worthy. Anthony Ramirez 3rd (talk) 19:29, 15 September 2021 (UTC)
  • OPPOSE Many of the issues still remain since the last time this was nominated, especially the fact that a majority of sections are stubs. .Rush gif.gif. Logan >w<  • .Terry Tibbs talk to me . 22:09, 15 September 2021 (UTC)
  • OPPOSE What Logan said. These issues have to be taken into consideration before it can be nominated for Good Article. Matt talk ☼ 00:59, 16 September 2021 (UTC)

Saspearian Declaration of Independence

Nominator: Emperor Anthony I (talk) 02:11, 13 September 2021 (UTC)

  • OPPOSE The article is very short and relatively disorganized with low-quality images. Devinpurcell (talk) 12:39, 14 September 2021 (UTC)

Oscar I, Emperor-King of Karnia-Ruthenia

Nominator: Matt talk ☼ 03:04, 17 September 2021 (UTC) I stumbled across this article today. This is not my article and it is quite old, but I believe it will be a good canidiate.

Federated States of Gapla

Nominator: Wyatt400 (President of the Federated States of Gapla) 16:39, 17 September 2021 (UTC)

I have worked on this article for a long time, and has substantially been updated since the last nomination. Would love constructive feedback, is a lengthy but well-written article (in my personal opinion). Wyatt400 (President of the Federated States of Gapla) 16:39, 17 September 2021 (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 stripped of GA status)
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
(Later stripped of GA status)
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 Niko3818
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
Kingdom of Ikonia Niko3818 Niko3818 2020-09-02 2020-11-01 3/3/0 Austenasia
State of Vishwamitra Oritsu.me Oritsu.me 2020-11-01 2020-12-01 5/5/0 Ives Blackwood
2020 in the MicroWiki community Z Luna Skye Z Luna Skye 2020-12-14 2021-01-01 3/3/0 Austenasia
Zed Z Luna Skye AgentBro 2020-12-07 2021-02-01 2/2/0 Ives Blackwood
Flag of Australis Australis Australis 2021-02-01 2021-03-01 12/12/0 Austenasia
Kingdom of Burdette Isaiah Burdette Isaiah Burdette 2021-02-01 2021-04-01
(Later stripped of GA status)
10/10/0 Austenasia
Kingdom of Ebenthal Grand Duke Arthur Grand Duke Arthur 2021-04-04 2021-05-03 10/10/0 Austenasia
Sough2020 Aenopia Aenopia 2021-05-30 2021-06-19 3/3/0 Austenasia
Logan Ross Aenopia Aenopia 2021-07-01 2021-01-25 3/3/0 Austenasia
Kingdom of Northwood-Oregon Strubber Strubber 2021-07-20 2021-01-25 2/2/0 Austenasia
Daniel Hamilton of Australis Australis Australis 2021-08-02 2021-08-24 3/3/0 Austenasia
Foreign affairs of Aenopia Aenopia Aenopia 2021-08-02 2021-08-24 4/4/0 Austenasia
Dhrubajyoti Roy of Vishwamitra Oritsu.me Oritsu.me 2021-08-08 2021-08-24 14/13/1 Austenasia
  1. Total/Support/Oppose

Good article authors and nominators

User Authored Nominated
No. Articles No. Articles
Aenopia 5 5
AgentBro 1
Aldrich Lucas 2 5
AnthonyClark 1 1
Asam79 1
AuburnAttack21 1 1
Austenasia 6 3
Australis 2 2
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
Grand Duke Arthur 1 1
Havnegade-Amager 1 1
Irojas 1 1
Isaiah Burdette 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
Niko3818 1 1
Parker I 1 1
People's Republic of Phokland 1 1
Oritsu.me 2 2
Puggy 1 1
QuentinWyvern 1
Ricky 1 2
Rsmall 1 1
Ramtak619 1
SerCenKing 2
Sebastian Linden 1
SiroccanGov 2 1
Strubber 1 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 5 3

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