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Nominations without objections

Ferengi

perfect in every way BajoranBrouhaha 09:06, 4 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Latinum

A long and detailed list of all the uses of Latinum. I don't know how long this article has been on MA, but I was extremely impressed by it! --Defiant | Talk 14:48, 2 Sep 2005 (UTC)

  • Neutral. It's a very good article, and very well researched. I doubt, though, if it's really an example of "the best of Memory Alpha's community work". I don't know, but for some reason this article doesn't really fit with my idea of what an FA should be. As I have no valid reason to oppose, though, I do not. Ottens 22:25, 2 Sep 2005 (UTC)
    • Comment, I would just like to add, that the fact that it is so thoroughly researched makes it a prime example, because that shows a lot of effort went into this, versus simply watching an episode and just sequentially writing what happened in it...where there is, in effect, no research taking place. With this article, however, there is a great deal of organization, cross referencing and so forth, which indicates a great deal of effort was made in compiling and constructing this article. --Alan del Beccio 22:38, 2 Sep 2005 (UTC)
  • Comment This is a very good article, but in some places there are no links, even on text where the link would be obvious. Tobyk777 01:45, 3 Sep 2005 (UTC)
  • A few more Comments On the article's talk page, it says that the part about USD conversion rates was deleted. I think that this should be put back in. It's what gives people who read the article a way to see how much latnum is really worth. Also, about the issue on the talk page as to whether gold is valuable to Ferangi, i would say yes. In "Little Green Men" Quark agrees to take gold in compensaion for technology. But there are other items sources given which contrict this. This should be added to the contridctary info page on Ten foward. Tobyk777 22:56, 3 Sep 2005 (UTC)
  • Comment, there's a part that says "Values to be evaluated", doesn't that mean it's not in fact complete? - AJHalliwell 23:12, 3 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Prototype (episode)

Self-nominationI think having my stuff run alongside Defiant's has given me an inferiority complex, because they keep getting longer and longer. Only beat me by 10kb this time! Anyway, I think this is one of the best I've done. --Schrei 01:11, 30 Aug 2005 (UTC)

  • Suppot Tobyk777 23:14, 30 Aug 2005 (UTC)
  • Support --Scimitar 11:59, 31 Aug 2005 (UTC)
  • Comment, is the teaser really in the correct POV? It does refer to the viewer, and the screen, even if it is sorta POV of 3947. - AJHalliwell 23:47, 2 Sep 2005 (UTC)
    • You know, I read Gv's comment on latinum and I think I just realized how pointless it is to go into play-by-play detail considering it's just a summary - most people have seen the episode, and those who haven't probably aren't looking for a novel. Anyway, I originally kept referring to the camera/3947 as "it" or "the object," but it sounded really awkward, so dunno if there's a way to fix this. --Schrei 00:40, 3 Sep 2005 (UTC)

In a Mirror, Darkly, Part II

Self nomination. A page that I hope is accepted as a Defiant class article! Thanks to Shran for helping, particularly with the start of the summary. --Defiant | Talk 23:19, 29 Aug 2005 (UTC)

  • Support. You both did a great job with this one. It'll go nicely with the summary for Part I.--Scimitar 00:49, 30 Aug 2005 (UTC)
  • Strong Support. Excellent job, Defiant, as always! Oh, and you're welcome. ;) --From Andoria with Love 00:58, 30 Aug 2005 (UTC)
  • Suppot Tobyk777 23:14, 30 Aug 2005 (UTC)

Nominations with objections

Battle of the Mutara Nebula

Technically this isn't a self-nomination as I only contributed to part of this article but I think that this article is now up there with the other featured battle articles. --Scimitar 00:44, 26 Aug 2005 (UTC)

  • Support. Perhaps an image of the destruction of the Reliant and/or the creation of the Genesis planet may be added? Ottens 10:29, 26 Aug 2005 (UTC)
  • Support Tobyk777 18:33, 26 Aug 2005 (UTC)
  • Weren't several articles recently voted against for being to much like episode summaries? Well these sound a lot more like summaries of those scenes then those pages did. Also, as the name of this "skirmish" is non-canon, I think it's future needs to be re-evaluated, ie: Talk:Military Conflicts. - AJHalliwell 19:16, 27 Aug 2005 (UTC)
  • Agreed --Alan del Beccio 07:22, 2 Sep 2005 (UTC)

Battle of Veridian III

(Self nomination) Comparatively speaking, this is one of the minor battles but I think that I made a good effort with writing this article.--Scimitar 00:44, 26 Aug 2005 (UTC)

  • Support, this article has drastically improved in the past two months Jaz 00:55, 26 Aug 2005 (UTC)
  • Support Well written and infomative. I learned a thing or 2 from this since I had not watched TNG in a while. Tobyk777 18:32, 26 Aug 2005 (UTC)
  • Oppose - I'm not sure I can support this. It seems to be written more about the Duras sisters and the House of Duras than about the engagement. In fact, I find it hard to support a single engagement, including this one, any more than I could an article based solely on the engagement between the Enterprise-D and the Cardassian warship in the teaser of "The Wounded". --Alan del Beccio 07:22, 2 Sep 2005 (UTC)

The Collaborator

A great summary, with good quotea and backround info. Tobyk777 22:54, 23 Aug 2005 (UTC)

  • Toby, I appreciate the fact that you like the article, but it's clearly missing a list of references. I might add it when I'm online later tonight, but in the meantime, based on the nominations of this article and These are the Voyages, I think you need to start reading the entire article before nominating/voting. --Schrei 23:54, 23 Aug 2005 (UTC)
    • On that note, I vote to oppose and would like to, once again, bring up my concerns about frivolous nominations made by this user. --Alan del Beccio 05:34, 24 Aug 2005 (UTC)
      • I know it's kind of late in the voting process, but I added a list of references and cleaned up the article in general, so while I vote neutral because I wrote so much of it, I'd ask that other people read the article and cast a vote now, because if Paradise deserves to be featured, I think this one certainly does. --Schrei 06:00, 28 Aug 2005 (UTC)

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