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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 58 good articles out of a total of 19,061 articles in MicroWiki. A small green star (This star 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 Austenasia, Joseph Kennedy, or another 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. 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.

Following the seven day period, Austenasia, Joseph Kennedy, or another 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 be listed as a good article. If an article is rejected, the articles 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, if progress has been made to improve the article since.

Template

To use the good article template, add {{GA|revision=123456|date=25 January 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

Fifth Aenderian Republic

Nominator: User:Jaydenfromcanada 6:28PM 2 January 2019 (EST)
  • SUPPORT Tsar Stefan I (talk) 3:20PM, 5 January 2020 (EST)
  • OPPOSE For such a large page I would expect more citations. There are areas I feel could be condensed and others that could be expanded greatly, such as an expansion of the foreign affairs section and condensing of the history section User: Gb555 8 jan 2020 3:32pm
    • COMMENT Hey, thanks for the feedback! This is quite the average amount of citations for a page of that size in MicroWiki at least, but at the final note it is your opinion and I will respect that. Regarding the expansion of the foreign affairs section, it is that short for a certain reason; Aenderia does not have many diplomatic affairs with other nations (though we are improving!) and for the history section, Aenderia has a lot of information; a majority of the information in the history section is already condensed. Thank you through for the feedback! -User:Jaydenfromcanada 12:11AM 8 January 2020 (ET)
  • SUPPORT --ThatMLGDorito (talk) 05:08, 15 January 2020 (UTC)
  • SUPPORT --Simmascoppe 05:09, 15 January 2020 (UTC)
  • OPPOSE So close! Just a few spelling mistakes and things I would phrase better. For example, "It failed pretty badly and thus was unsuccessful" could simply be "The impeachment was unsuccessful", and if it was a known event for being a failure you could state so after that. I forgot which part it was in otherwise I would fix it, but somewhere it says "undemocratic-ally" but undemocratically is a word. Other than that, sources? Check. Images? Check. Nicely expanded? Check. So close!
    • COMMENT Hey, thanks for the feedback! All issues should be fixed. User:Jaydenfromcanada 11:48PM 17 January 2020
  • SUPPORT Chau Khang (talk) 11:04am, 22 January 2020 (ICT)
  • SUPPORT --Emperor Anthony I (talk) 07:44, 21 January 2020 (UTC)
  • SUPPORT meets the criteria. -ricky sup? 18:50, 21 January 2020 (UTC)
  • OPPOSE Definitely a good article, I just find the formatting around some places to be quite awkward. I would remove the history in the etymology section, make the formatting of images in the Lycon's First Term, the Second Aenderese Political Crisis: Resigning Crisis, the The Fifth Republic and the Degense sections a bit better, look for a way to better represent text conversations in Discord (an example of a template I'm working on for conversation with MSN messenger is located here), remove the history in the Parties and Election section, replace the "Коммунистическая Партия Республики Андерии" name with a translation and that in small next beneath it, merge the Official Name, English Name, French Name, Vietnamese Name, Russian Name and Spanish Name columns into one, remove the Special Administrative Region and Federal Dominion sections and make the National Holidays section a bit better. Mahuset (Emiel Sebastiaan Hardy, also known as Oxocero) (talk) 15:15, 22 January 2020 (UTC)
    • COMMENT Thanks for the feedback, will definitely take a look at some of your recommendations. Regarding your statement with the Коммунистическая Партия Республики Андерии party, that is the official name. It does not uses an English name. User:Jaydenfromcanada 22 January 2020
    • APPROVED Austenasia (talk) 10:34, 23 January 2020 (UTC)

Arms of the Aenderese Republic

Nominator: User:Jaydenfromcanada 6:28PM 2 January 2019 (EST)
  • SUPPORT Tsar Stefan I (talk) 3:20PM, 5 January 2020 (EST)
  • OPPOSE I will say that I love the design of the Arms very nice! However I would expect more information and citations if you're going to do a page like this. User:Gb55 8 Jan 2020 3:33pm
  • SUPPORT --Simmascoppe 05:11, 15 January 2020 (UTC)
  • SUPPORT Chau Khang (talk) 11:04am, 22 January 2020 (ICT)
  • OPPOSE while it is a well-written and well-structured article, some of the formatting makes it look rather awkward and there just isn't enough content to fill all the sections properly. -ricky sup? 18:50, 21 January 2020 (UTC)
  • OPPOSE as above Mahuset (Emiel Sebastiaan Hardy, also known as Oxocero) (talk) 15:16, 22 January 2020 (UTC)

Grand Republic of Cycoldia

Nominator: User:Summi Imperatoris 17:20 07 January 2019 (CST)
  • OPPOSE: There is not enough citations on the page. The whole page needs fine tuning and expansion. The section regarding 'Entry into the Nation' is no needed and can be Incorporated into other areas of the page. Also the pages formatting needs a re-tweak, it doesn't flow very well. I do appreciate the infobox that is very well put together. But overall not worthy of GA status in its current form User: Gb555 8 Jan 20 3:26pm
  • SUPPORT: Nice article, good amount of references and information. Would add a photo in the history section if possible. -User:Jaydenfromcanada 2:30AM 10 January 2020 (EST)
  • SUPPORT Tsar Stefan I (talk) 4:15PM, 10 January 2020 (EST)
  • SUPPORT Good article, non-biased, straight to the point, and written clearly -User:Luke825015
  • SUPPORT meets the criteria. -ricky sup? 18:50, 21 January 2020 (UTC)
  • OPPOSE Excessive details in some places and awkward formatting in others. Mahuset (Emiel Sebastiaan Hardy, also known as Oxocero) (talk) 15:18, 22 January 2020 (UTC)

Republic of Viadalvia

Nominator: --A chap from Phokland (talk) 14:55, 9 January 2020 (UTC)
  • OPPOSE: Nice amount of photos and information, but there are no references, a photo is broken, and a few grammar mistakes. User:Jaydenfromcanada 2:24AM 10 January 2020 (EST)
  • OPPOSE: A bit too much red links Tsar Stefan I (talk) 4:13PM, 10 January 2020 (EST)
  • OPPOSE Red links, grammar mistakes, and none of the sentences even have periods. Z. Luna Skye (Prince Zarel I) (talk) 15:31, 11 January 2020 (UTC)
  • OPPOSE Enough red links to even drive me off, grammar issues, and around enough periods only to supply one chap for 5 milliseconds. HIM Christina I of Cycoldia (talk) 23:08, 12 January 2020 (UTC)
  • OPPOSE: It looks as if it was poorly translated from another language, too many red links and whomever wrote this must have some sort of full stop phobia. Aenopia (talk) 20:36, 13 January 2020 (UCT)
  • OPPOSE as above. -ricky sup? 18:50, 21 January 2020 (UTC)
  • OPPOSE Mahuset (Emiel Sebastiaan Hardy, also known as Oxocero) (talk) 15:18, 22 January 2020 (UTC)

Empire of Aenopia

Nominator: Aenopia (talk) 22:05, 9 January 2020 (UCT)
  • SUPPORT: Nice amount of information and photos. Work on your references, otherwise it is a pretty good article! -User:Jaydenfromcanada 2:26AM 10 January 2020 (EST)
  • SUPPORT Tsar Stefan I (talk) 4:13PM, 10 January 2020 (EST)
  • OPPOSE There isn't exactly a bias as such, but sections of the article don't read neutral. I would also like to see an expansion of the History and Government sections. User:Gb555 12 Jan 20 10:20am
  • SUPPORT Good article. There are a few areas I'd change but that are fully allowed within the criteria. Mahuset (Emiel Sebastiaan Hardy, also known as Oxocero) (talk) 15:20, 22 January 2020 (UTC)
  • SUPPORT Small changes needed, overall very good. Z. Luna Skye (Prince Zarel I) (talk) 20:49, 22 January 2020 (UTC)

Halfasinteresting-stania

Nomintator:User:Jaydenfromcanada 3:00AM, 10 January 2020 (EST) a behemoth amount of information for a state lasting less than 5 seconds

Union of Millania and New Granada

Nomintator: Nicolás Millán 4:38PM, 12 January 2020 (CST) I believe we're ready.

Ebenthal

--MissED the mark (talk) 23:31, 12 January 2020 (UTC)
NOTE: this will be my last proposal for a while.

J16

Nominator: Z. Luna Skye (Prince Zarel I) (talk) 04:06, 20 January 2020 (UTC). Comment: Made a lot of changes since the last nomination.

Repeal of GA status of Grand Unified Micronational

Nominator: User:Jaydenfromcanada) 8:03PM 24 January 2020 (EST). Am I legally bilnd or is there no references?
  • OPPOSE Articles do not require references. And in any case, references can easily be added; removing and re-adding GA status would just be an unneeded hassle. Z. Luna Skye (Prince Zarel I) (talk) 01:38, 25 January 2020 (UTC)
  • OPPOSE Ari Telford (talk) 02:22, 25 January 2020 (UTC)
  • OPPOSE: References are not required. Tsar Stefan I (talk) 9:58PM, 24 January 2020 (EST)

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
  1. Total/Support/Oppose

Good article authors and nominators

User Authored Nominated
No. Articles No. Articles
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 2 1
Havnegade-Amager 1 1
Irojas 1 1
James Wilary 3 9
Jaydenfromcanada 1 1
Jeremy Oakes 1
JosephKennedy 1 1
Kaznia2 1
KingdomOfBaustralia 1 1
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 1 1
Z. Luna Skye 2 1


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