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Good articles are a higher status of article than regular articles. In order to become a good article, there are certain criteria that the article must meet. These criteria can be found at Wikipedia:Requirements for good articles.

This page is to discuss articles to decide whether they meet the GA criteria. When an article is posted here for discussion, it should have the {{pgood}} tag placed on it. This will place the article in Category:Proposed good articles.

Articles which are accepted by the community as good articles have their {{pgood}} tag replaced with {{good}}. They are also listed on Wikipedia:Good articles and are placed in Category:Good articles. Articles which are not accepted by the community as good articles have their {{good}} tag removed.

Articles that are above the good article criteria can be nominated to be a "very good article" at Wikipedia:Proposed very good articles.

This tool can be used to find the size of an article.

If you choose to participate in the discussion process for promoting articles, it is very important that you know and understand the criteria for good articles. Discussing an article is a promise to the community that you have thoroughly read the criteria and the article in question. You should be prepared to fully explain the reasons for your comments. This process should not be taken lightly, and if there is concern that a user is not taking the process seriously and/or is commenting without reason, they may have their privilege to participate taken away.


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Proposals for good articles[change | change source]

To propose an article for Good article status, just add it to the top of the list using the code below. You may have one nomination open at a time only. Proposals run for three weeks. After this time the article will be either promoted or not promoted depending on the consensus reached in the discussion.

This is not a vote, so please do not use comments such as "Support" or "Oppose" etc.

=== Article name ===
:{{la|article name}}
State why the article should be a GA. ~~~~


Kit Carson[change | change source]

Kit Carson (change · talk · history · links · watch · logs · delete)

This article has improved considerably since its first submission. It is simple and well written in compliance with our guidelines, and presents an interesting picture of the American Old West for our users. SeeSpot Run (talk) 00:07, 6 November 2014 (UTC)

@SeeSpot: Nicely done. But I'm new to the English Wikipedia, but is there supposed to be quotes which has complex vocabulary? I'll try to do a review after a familiar myself with the criteria. It's surprisingly different from the English Wikipedia. Thanks, TheQ Editor (talk) 01:37, 21 November 2014 (UTC)
@SeeSpot Run: Echo did not trigger. TheQ Editor (talk) 01:38, 21 November 2014 (UTC)
Quotes must be given exactly, but it's good to avoid using quotes that have a lot of complex wording. Also, quotes should not be used as a way to avoid simplifying. The important thing is that people with limited English skills are able to understand the article. If quotes with complex wording are used, the complex language should be linked or explained somehow. --Auntof6 (talk) 03:01, 21 November 2014 (UTC)

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