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===Star Trek: The Official Starships Collection===
Extremely well-written, well-organized and (as far as I can tell) complete article for one of the most famous [[starship]]s in ''Trek'' history. Also, it's not over-long or over-detailed as some articles tend to be; an easy read, yet it's informative, interesting and comprehensive. It has a decent background section, as well. And yes, I skipped the whole Peer Review crap because, let's be honest... it would be a waste of time. If someone sees something they think needs fixing during this nomination process, they can fix it. Having said that – '''have at it!''' --[[User:Shran|From Andoria with Love]] 04:51, 16 April 2008 (UTC)
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[[File:Starships Collection page.jpg|thumb|right|Website brief]]
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Please point out any error in policy or style in this nonimation - it's a first for me. I nominate the real-world POV article [[Star Trek: The Official Starships Collection]] to become a Featured article, for the reasons outlined below. The article lists and describes the items of an Eaglemoss-produced collectible series. It is primarily organised with tables for different subsections, provides an introduction, and adds further information at the end, including sources.
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A. I believe it is '''well-written''', as despite the huge number of contents the article is easy to navigate when perusing the list of contents, or simply scrolling. It is primarily written by one user, Garth Duranium, who therefore has established an easy-to-follow template. On top of that, the style has been adapted to serve as template for other Eaglemoss collections, like the DSC starships and busts.
   
*'''Support''' (duh) --[[User:Shran|From Andoria with Love]] 04:51, 16 April 2008 (UTC)
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B. The article is '''comprehensive''' and covers the collectibles, sub-sections (like bonus editions) and detailed info at the end of the article. The contributing user frequently edits the longer texts at the end, ensuring it remains up to date and removing information that has become superfluous. Thus, it is a fine example for being comprehensive without unnecessary rambling. Sources are cited by linking to the appropriate tweets and Facebook posts of the production staff.
   
===[[Quark's]]===
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C. This also means the article is '''accurate''', and its primary contributor is not above changing and rearranging the articles content to fit that. For example, the original Bonus Edition counting was unoffical and chronological. When Eaglemoss revealed their official counting, the Bonus Editions were arranged accordingly (e.g. USS Defiant NCC-1764 is listed after chronologically younger issues because it is Bonus Edition issue 12). The article lists actual released & upcoming issues without including unverified content or falling victim to wishful thinking. Another asset for accuracy is that the articles has been maintained with consistent fervor for several years, and is usually updated within a day of offical announcements.
This article has been undergoing peer review for the past month and a half (see: [[Talk:Quark's/peerreview]]), and all of the comments received have been incredibly positive. All posters of comments in the peer review also explicitly said that they'd support the article if it was nominated for FA. The article content has not been disputed, with all contributions for at least the past year simply being minor formatting changes or additions of extra information to make the article even more comprehensive. I think it's reached a point now where it fulfils the [[Memory Alpha:Featured article criteria|Featured article criteria]] quite nicely, and think it deserves to be an FA! &ndash; [[User:Taduolus|Taduolus]] 12:36, 5 April 2008 (UTC)
 
   
:'''Support''' - Ridiculously comprehensive and entertaining. Exactly the kind of thing we're looking for in FA.&ndash; [[User:Cleanse|Cleanse]] 13:09, 5 April 2008 (UTC)
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Please consider this article carefully. Feedback is welcome. Kind regards, -- [[User:Admiral Markonian|Markonian]] 19:19, March 4, 2019 (UTC)
   
:'''Support''': Excellent article. My favorite was the section on the not-so-often discussed history of Quark's under the Caardassians. I do think we should add in the part about when the DSN9 crew, sucked into Odo's mind, have a dream that they are warped back in time and then perform work at Quark's. It might already be in there somewhere, though. -[[User:FleetCaptain|FC]] 13:50, 5 April 2008 (UTC)
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*'''Support''' - -- [[User:Admiral Markonian|Markonian]] 19:21, March 4, 2019 (UTC) - for the reasons stated above
'''Comment''': Added :o) &ndash; [[User:Taduolus|Taduolus]] 15:47, 5 April 2008 (UTC)
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*'''Support''' - -- [[User:Darth Duranium|Darth Duranium]] ([[User talk:Darth Duranium|talk]]) 21:19, March 4, 2019 (UTC) - I've sorta been the main scribe for the page but scores of other folks provide me with the bulk of the latest images and links: it's truly the epitome of a massive community effort. Cheers for the positive feedback, [[User:Admiral Markonian|Markonian]], I'll pass it on. :)
   
:'''Support''': As I said on the Peer Review, it is a great article. I also like all of the quotes at the top of the sections. Really brings context to the section. ----[[User:Mainphramephreak|<span style="color:#00FFFF;"> '''Willie'''</span>]]<sup>[[User Talk:Mainphramephreak|<span style="color:#FF7000;"> '''LLAP'''</span>]]</sup> 14:13, 5 April 2008 (UTC)
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:This page would require a FA blurb, as described above. Similar blurbs, for example, are located [[:Category:Memory Alpha featured article templates (Merchandise)|here]]. The image used above also shouldn't be used for this, since it is just a picture of the article.
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:That aside, I tend to agree with the rationale above, except that since the collection isn't finished the article couldn't really be considered stable, and that is the only FA criteria not addressed. I'm not opposing this, just that things have historically not been made a FA if we knew there was more content on the subject coming. Since the release schedule is fairly consistent, or at least known here though, and the article has more or less always been updated in a timely manner, the mileage on that argument may vary. - {{User:Archduk3/Sig}} <small>(on an unsecure connection)</small> 22:31, March 4, 2019 (UTC)
   
:'''Support'''. Well done, comprehensive, informative, and organized. No question it should be a featured article.--[[User:31dot|31dot]] 20:10, 5 April 2008 (UTC)
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*'''Support''', it is probably by far the most extensive ''and'' comprehensive ''Star Trek'' merchandise article we have at this moment, so kudos to Darth & co. for this. Duke's issue yet to be addressed and while I'd prefer the huge main table to become more accessible, these are issues that can be resolved afterwards and do not detract from the overall quality of the article IMHO...--[[User:Sennim|Sennim]] ([[User talk:Sennim|talk]]) 23:40, April 3, 2019 (UTC)
   
:'''Support'''. As I said, excellent article &ndash; [[User:Bertaut|Bertaut]] <sup>[[User Talk:Bertaut|<span style="color:#FFFF00;">talk</span>]]</sup> 02:40, 6 April 2008 (UTC)
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*'''Support''' - Truly an extensive and comprehensive article. [[User:T smitts|T smitts]] ([[User talk:T smitts|talk]]) 00:57, April 14, 2019 (UTC)
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*<s>'''Support''' - The most compleat list out there [[User:Ufpsrihannon|ufpsrihannon]]</s>
   
:'''Support'''. Almost nominated it myself when I was fixing a minor spelling error a week or so ago. Definitely deserves FA status, for all the reasons listed above. - [[User:Bridge|Bridge]] 14:47, 6 April 2008 (UTC)
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Thank you for the feedback. Sorry, back in the day I forgot the '''stable''' part. As has been stated above, the article can be considered stable, given that it and its derivatives (e.g. Discovery collection) have been kept up to date for years without missing a beat. As for the FA blurb, I am thinking about a text but I do not feel comfortable writing an "ad". Kind regards, -- [[User:Admiral Markonian|Markonian]] 17:42, July 30, 2019 (UTC)
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=== ''[[Insurrection Alpha]]'' ===
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[[File:Insurrection alpha holoprogram.jpg|thumb|Tom Paris confronts himself]]
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'''''Insurrection Alpha''''' was a [[holonovel]] [[holodeck program|program]] created by {{USS|Voyager}} [[security chief]] [[Tuvok]], a realistic depiction of ''Voyager'' and her crew in which the former [[Maquis]] members rise up in armed rebellion against the [[Starfleet]] crew members.
   
:'''Support. --- [[User:Jaz|Jaz]] 17:34, 6 April 2008 (UTC)
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It was originally designed in early 2371 when Tuvok believed that there was a strong likelihood of a real Maquis mutiny aboard Voyager. He intended to use the holoprogram as a "tactical simulation" to train his security officers in order to prepare them for the possibility of fighting their crewmates. However, before Tuvok had completed the program, he decided that the Starfleet and Maquis crews were integrating better than anticipated, and realized that his program would only exacerbate tensions, rather than solve problems. He therefore deleted the program... or so he thought.
   
:'''Support''' beautifully written.--[[User:UESPArules|Long Live the United Earth]] 20:57, 8 April 2008 (UTC)
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I think this article is very comprehensive on the subject. Aside from a few more images to illustrate the various plotlines that could ensue, that is. What say you? - [[User:LauraCC|LauraCC]] ([[User talk:LauraCC|talk]]) 19:40, July 31, 2019 (UTC)
:'''Support'''. A great article and a good one for representing Memory Alpha. &ndash; [[User:ThomasHL|Tom]] 12:01, 9 April 2008 (UTC)
 
 
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This is the second time I've nominayed this for FA status. The first time around it got two one supports and no objections. It's also been on peer review for some time now, and again, I've got no negative feedback on it. As [[User:Taduolus|Taduolus]] has pointed out, it's hard to see anything that significant that could be added to the article to actually improve it any further, so I thought I'd give it another go at nomination. &ndash; [[User:Bertaut|Bertaut]] <sup>[[User Talk:Bertaut|<span style="color:#FFFF00;">talk</span>]]</sup> 02:49, 6 April 2008 (UTC)
 
*'''Support'''. Let's not leave Bertaut high and dry this time. The guy does too much work around here for that. --[[User:OuroborosCobra|OuroborosCobra]] <sup>[[User Talk:OuroborosCobra|<span style="color:#00FF00;">talk</span>]]</sup> 04:05, 6 April 2008 (UTC)
 
*'''Support''' - extensive background information and well illustrated. Exactly what we're looking for in an episode article.&ndash; [[User:Cleanse|Cleanse]] 11:37, 6 April 2008 (UTC)
 
*'''Support''' - Very good article. I know I'm repeating myself from the Peer Review, but the background section is great. ----[[User:Mainphramephreak|<span style="color:#00FFFF;"> '''Willie'''</span>]]<sup>[[User Talk:Mainphramephreak|<span style="color:#FF7000;"> '''LLAP'''</span>]]</sup> 13:25, 6 April 2008 (UTC)
 
*'''Support'''. I agree, the background section is very comprehensive. - [[User:Bridge|Bridge]] 14:47, 6 April 2008 (UTC)
 
'''Comment''' - Very kind of you to say OuroborosCobra, and thanks to everyone else for their support too. &ndash; [[User:Bertaut|Bertaut]] <sup>[[User Talk:Bertaut|<span style="color:#FFFF00;">talk</span>]]</sup> 15:27, 6 April 2008 (UTC)
 
*'''Support''' - For all of the reasons I gave in my Peer Review comments. There's no question that this great piece of work should be Featured! &ndash; [[User:Taduolus|Taduolus]] 15:51, 6 April 2008 (UTC)
 
*'''Support'''. A perfect example for an episode article. Well done. &ndash; [[User:ThomasHL|Tom]] 12:01, 9 April 2008 (UTC)
 
   
 
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Star Trek: The Official Starships CollectionEdit

[[File:<image>|thumb|<caption>]]
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Starships Collection page

Website brief

Please point out any error in policy or style in this nonimation - it's a first for me. I nominate the real-world POV article Star Trek: The Official Starships Collection to become a Featured article, for the reasons outlined below. The article lists and describes the items of an Eaglemoss-produced collectible series. It is primarily organised with tables for different subsections, provides an introduction, and adds further information at the end, including sources. A. I believe it is well-written, as despite the huge number of contents the article is easy to navigate when perusing the list of contents, or simply scrolling. It is primarily written by one user, Garth Duranium, who therefore has established an easy-to-follow template. On top of that, the style has been adapted to serve as template for other Eaglemoss collections, like the DSC starships and busts.

B. The article is comprehensive and covers the collectibles, sub-sections (like bonus editions) and detailed info at the end of the article. The contributing user frequently edits the longer texts at the end, ensuring it remains up to date and removing information that has become superfluous. Thus, it is a fine example for being comprehensive without unnecessary rambling. Sources are cited by linking to the appropriate tweets and Facebook posts of the production staff.

C. This also means the article is accurate, and its primary contributor is not above changing and rearranging the articles content to fit that. For example, the original Bonus Edition counting was unoffical and chronological. When Eaglemoss revealed their official counting, the Bonus Editions were arranged accordingly (e.g. USS Defiant NCC-1764 is listed after chronologically younger issues because it is Bonus Edition issue 12). The article lists actual released & upcoming issues without including unverified content or falling victim to wishful thinking. Another asset for accuracy is that the articles has been maintained with consistent fervor for several years, and is usually updated within a day of offical announcements.

Please consider this article carefully. Feedback is welcome. Kind regards, -- Markonian 19:19, March 4, 2019 (UTC)

  • Support - -- Markonian 19:21, March 4, 2019 (UTC) - for the reasons stated above
  • Support - -- Darth Duranium (talk) 21:19, March 4, 2019 (UTC) - I've sorta been the main scribe for the page but scores of other folks provide me with the bulk of the latest images and links: it's truly the epitome of a massive community effort. Cheers for the positive feedback, Markonian, I'll pass it on. :)
This page would require a FA blurb, as described above. Similar blurbs, for example, are located here. The image used above also shouldn't be used for this, since it is just a picture of the article.
That aside, I tend to agree with the rationale above, except that since the collection isn't finished the article couldn't really be considered stable, and that is the only FA criteria not addressed. I'm not opposing this, just that things have historically not been made a FA if we knew there was more content on the subject coming. Since the release schedule is fairly consistent, or at least known here though, and the article has more or less always been updated in a timely manner, the mileage on that argument may vary. - Archduk3 (on an unsecure connection) 22:31, March 4, 2019 (UTC)
  • Support, it is probably by far the most extensive and comprehensive Star Trek merchandise article we have at this moment, so kudos to Darth & co. for this. Duke's issue yet to be addressed and while I'd prefer the huge main table to become more accessible, these are issues that can be resolved afterwards and do not detract from the overall quality of the article IMHO...--Sennim (talk) 23:40, April 3, 2019 (UTC)
  • Support - Truly an extensive and comprehensive article. T smitts (talk) 00:57, April 14, 2019 (UTC)
  • Support - The most compleat list out there ufpsrihannon

Thank you for the feedback. Sorry, back in the day I forgot the stable part. As has been stated above, the article can be considered stable, given that it and its derivatives (e.g. Discovery collection) have been kept up to date for years without missing a beat. As for the FA blurb, I am thinking about a text but I do not feel comfortable writing an "ad". Kind regards, -- Markonian 17:42, July 30, 2019 (UTC)

Insurrection Alpha Edit

Insurrection alpha holoprogram

Tom Paris confronts himself

Insurrection Alpha was a holonovel program created by USS Voyager security chief Tuvok, a realistic depiction of Voyager and her crew in which the former Maquis members rise up in armed rebellion against the Starfleet crew members.

It was originally designed in early 2371 when Tuvok believed that there was a strong likelihood of a real Maquis mutiny aboard Voyager. He intended to use the holoprogram as a "tactical simulation" to train his security officers in order to prepare them for the possibility of fighting their crewmates. However, before Tuvok had completed the program, he decided that the Starfleet and Maquis crews were integrating better than anticipated, and realized that his program would only exacerbate tensions, rather than solve problems. He therefore deleted the program... or so he thought.


I think this article is very comprehensive on the subject. Aside from a few more images to illustrate the various plotlines that could ensue, that is. What say you? - LauraCC (talk) 19:40, July 31, 2019 (UTC)

Nominations with objectionsEdit

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