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March 2017[change source]

Welcome to Wikipedia, and thank you for your changes. One of the main rules of Wikipedia is that articles should always be written from a neutral point of view. A change you made to "Penis" appears to be biased, and your change may have been undone to fix this. Please remember to follow our main rules. Thank you. Computer Fizz (talk) 19:25, 16 March 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Adding to articles[change source]

Hello, Tetsuo. I've seen several articles you edited recently. Please be sure to keep the language simple. Many of the sentences you added or changed were longer than we want to see here. You might like to read Wikipedia:How to write Simple English pages to get more information on how to write simple language here. Thanks. --Auntof6 (talk) 02:50, 17 March 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I have actually simplified the wording of others in some articles. I'll try to keep things as simple as possible in the future. As for the issue about why educators want children to know the names for body parts, I really encourage you to consider the possible ramifications of your action in reverting my edit. For boys, this is the most important article where the issue of correct names belongs. Not having that explanation of why educators teach those names (and why they encourage parents to use those names) may mean that there will be more boys in this world who are afraid to report medical problems or sexual abuse. Yes, I have a bias that parents should use the correct names. But what I wrote in the article stated the fact that sex ed teaches the proper names and the opinion of experts that there is an important reason for that. Whether most people agree with the experts is arguable. But I am pretty sure that most informed people would agree that most experts believe that the proper names should be used.
Wikipedia is a collaborative project and the preferred method to resolve a disagreement is by working out a position we can all agree on. Arbitrary reverts is not the preferred path to agreement on Wikipedia. Tetsuo (talk) 03:19, 17 March 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I agree that correct names for body parts should be used. I reverted the edits because each article needs to be about one topic. The article Penis is about the penis, not about sex education, sex abuse, etc. The text you added is not specifically about the penis, so it belongs in a different article, otherwise, you'd have to repeat it in every article about sexual body parts, which I also don't think would be appropriate. Besides that, if you really think the proper names should be used, then why did you add the slang terms at all? --Auntof6 (talk) 04:32, 17 March 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I added the slang terms so people who search on those words will find the article. It also helps spiders and robots index the article.
Also, the text in question was not referenced, which I think would be called for in any case. --Auntof6 (talk) 04:42, 17 March 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Would you please find references for the things you have added to Penis about skin color? That's the kind of things we really need references for, so that it doesn't appear to be original research. Thanks. --Auntof6 (talk) 06:16, 18 March 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Commons links/templates in articles[change source]

Hello, Tetsuo. I noticed a problem with this change you made to Glans penis. Please note the following:

  • You specified {{commons|Glans}}. Clicking on that link resulted in a "This page does not exist" message on Commons. When a page is linked in Wikidata, as this one is, it's usually best to specify {{commonscat}} without any parameter.
  • The Commons templates go in the "Other websites" section when that section exists. This article has an "Other websites" section, so I moved the template there.

I fixed this one, but please keep these points in mind when adding Commons templates in the future, and make sure the links work. Thanks. -- Auntof6 (talk) 02:43, 2 July 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thank you! Tetsuo (talk) 02:45, 2 July 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Removal of content from Erection[change source]

See the talk page at Talk:Erection and edit summaries in the recent history. You have added a lot of unreferenced material and original research. Much of the research you do cite does not refer to or support the statements made in the article. We cannot have incorrect, potentially dangerous medical advice in this wiki. You will have to take greater care in the future. Corrected, simplified, and fully referenced content may be restored at a later date. It is easy to find the past versions in the history for fixing up. --Gotanda (talk) 01:44, 3 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Continued complexity[change source]

You are writing material which is quite beyond our target audience. If you can't write simply, you should not edit here at all. Your recent article on pyelonephritis is another in the sequence of pages which should not be on our wiki in such complex form. Macdonald-ross (talk) 06:40, 7 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I guess I philosophically disagree with you on the intent of the Simple English Wikipedia. My understanding is that it is to cover the same topics as the main Wikipedia, but to be written in a manner that someone whose first language is not English would be able to follow it. The intent is not that it should be understandable by stupid people. Obviously an article about a medical topic is going to be somewhat more complicated than an article about a pop star. It would be a shame not to have articles on medical subjects because they can't be adjusted to meet a certain standard. These are articles on important topics that affect the health of millions of people in the world. I have done my best to link, explain and rephrase every complicated word or concept. I think that banning articles on medical topics because they are, by their nature, complicated, is the wrong approach. Tetsuo (talk) 14:13, 7 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
The target audience I have in mind is a ten year-old native English speaker or an 18 year-old who learned English as a second language through high school. In other words, I have in mind someone who can read an English language daily newspaper. I don't think there is much point trying to write an article on a medical topic for a five year-old or someone who has studied English for only one year in school. Tetsuo (talk) 15:47, 7 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Fr33kman Can you express an opinion on this? Kk.urban (talk) 17:29, 7 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Macdonald-ross is correct here. We have had previous issues with over medicalization of articles on Simple English Wikipedia. This is not a personal choice or a matter of one's individual "philosophy." Anybody may edit on this wiki, but not everyone must. If you do not write simply here, you should consider contributing elsewhere where your efforts are needed. At this point, you are creating additional work for other editors to do now and in the future. --Gotanda (talk) 02:12, 11 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Cervical cancer[change source]

Please merge your article Cervical Cancer into the older article Cervical cancer. Kk.urban (talk) 19:50, 2 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thanks for letting me know. I am a bit puzzled as to why that article didn't appear when I tried to link to cervical cancer in some other article. Tetsuo (talk) 18:04, 4 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Wikipedia is case-sensitive, except for the first letter. Kk.urban (talk) 18:05, 4 September 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]