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Undeletion[edit source]

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Micronations[edit source]

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Set Theory/Introduction[edit source]

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Remove the Bridge Crossing[edit source]

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On Comedy[edit source]

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Simplex Physica[edit source]

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Pinyin[edit source]

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Conceptual Calculus[edit source]

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Odd possible copyvio in guide for Paper Mario and Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door[edit source]

This is a bit odd, but I figured I'd ask about it just in case.

Was breaking up a single page book into a multipage format, and noticed that a substantial amount of in game text (Specifically the text is a monologue from a character in the game) is transcribed in the guide for Paper Mario. The text is currently located at Paper Mario/Bestiary, but only consists of one column "Goombario's Tattle" of a table and not the entire page. This was added by an IP user in 2005 but was unviewable by most due to the removal of strategy guides shortly thereafter.

A similar potential issue exists in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door in the column "Description", which is instead transcribed from the in game log instead of an character monologue.

Both columns could be replaced by a writer who just describes what the enemy does in the writer's own words. To be clear, the rest of the content looks fine, it's just a table column in each, so I'm not sure what to do about it.

Thanks for looking this over! --Mbrickn (discusscontribs) 01:11, 9 June 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Part in question has been moved to Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door/Bestiary --Mbrickn (discusscontribs) 21:09, 16 June 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Tree Gnome Village[edit source]

Old School RuneScape/Quests/Tree Gnome Village Guide copied from external source "with permission", but with unclear license. --Mbrickn (discusscontribs) 17:18, 29 June 2021 (UTC)[reply]

It's a tricky case - I took a look at an archived copy of that site and there is no notice saying that it is inherently free. Some evidence of the permission obtained would be needed. Leaderboard (discusscontribs) 17:51, 29 June 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Training Tips for Close Quarters Combat[edit source]

America's Army: Special Forces/Timing tips for Close Quarters situations Guide attributed to external source. --Mbrickn (discusscontribs) 18:35, 2 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Tales of Symphonia[edit source]

Tales of Symphonia has a table that appears to be copied directly from the sole reference on the page. Mbrickn

Do wikitable lists count as copyvio writing? 2005-Fan (discusscontribs) 18:48, 2 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]
I am unsure. However I decided to bring it up just in case. --Mbrickn (discusscontribs) 21:10, 6 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Moved to Tales of Symphonia/Items. Still unsure, but I wanted to prep the book for expansion from single page format to standard format. --Mbrickn (discusscontribs) 18:21, 13 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Metroid Prime[edit source]

The section Chozo Lore in Metroid Prime appears to consist solely of quoted passages from the game. Unsure if this is allowed, so I figured I'd ask. --Mbrickn (discusscontribs) 21:12, 6 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Roy Campbell[edit source]

The chapter Metal Gear Series/Roy Campbell in Metal Gear Series is very clearly copied from a Wiki of some sort without attribution. It doesn't appear to be based on the old Wikipedia article, which is now a redirect but has publicly available history here. --Mbrickn (discusscontribs) 19:13, 7 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]

@Mbrickn: Okay I deleted it, and replaced it with the Wikipedia equivalent. Thank you for pointing this out! 2005-Fan (discusscontribs) 20:47, 7 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]
No problem! Just wanted to make sure it's all good. --Mbrickn (discusscontribs) 20:51, 7 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Wikijunior:Nursery Rhyme Songbook[edit source]

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The Legend of Zelda/Story[edit source]

The Legend of Zelda/Story - Imported page from Strategywiki appears to be almost identical to one of the first pages in the game manual, sans attribution. Some of the words have changed slightly, but a side by side look is telling. Unsure what the policy for something like this, but figured I'd mention it here. --Mbrickn (discusscontribs) 20:10, 8 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]

@Mbrickn: We can simply post-attribute to StrategyWiki (this would involve an import and a history-merge). Leaderboard (discusscontribs) 18:25, 13 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]
That would be good, but my real concern is that this content is almost identical to material from the copyrighted game manual. --Mbrickn (discusscontribs) 18:29, 13 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Indeed a copyright violation. ~SuperHamster Talk Contribs 18:31, 13 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]
@Mbrickn: A bit confused - is the material from StrategyWiki or a game manual? Because if it's from a game manual, then StrategyWiki is also making a mistake... Leaderboard (discusscontribs) 18:33, 13 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]
The material was imported from StrategyWiki. The material ultimately appears to originate from the game manual, with a few words changed. --Mbrickn (discusscontribs) 18:35, 13 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Seems that it's OK in StrategyWiki, but Wikibooks is stricter about this, and hence this will have to go. The source (https://www.ign.com/articles/2006/06/13/the-legend-of-zelda-walkthrough-709539) can be uploaded as a non-free document though. Leaderboard (discusscontribs) 18:38, 13 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Another instance at Super_Mario_Bros._2/Story, seems to be multiple of these. Good reason to not just mass-import things without due diligence. @2005-Fan: can you please go through and list imports that include content copied from instruction booklets and other copyrighted material? ~SuperHamster Talk Contribs 18:45, 13 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Found another probable instance at The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past/Hyrule History (Searching excerpts of this page shows that it's almost certainly from an old official player's guide.). --Mbrickn (discusscontribs) 19:24, 18 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Algebra I[edit source]

Same content as pages in Algebra.

Don't see anything that can be merged. --Minorax (discusscontribs) 07:09, 14 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Foundations of Mathematics[edit source]

Book appears to be fully merged into another book, and is now a redlink TOC. --Mbrickn (discusscontribs) 21:34, 30 July 2021 (UTC)[reply]