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Editing Template:Did you know nominations/Alligator Man

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  1. New – within the past seven days, the article has
    • been created (sandbox → mainspace is eligible); or
    • had its prose portion expanded at least fivefold; or
    • had its prose portion expanded at least twofold (only applies to BLPs that were completely unreferenced before expansion)
    • been promoted to good article status
  2. Long enough – the prose portion is at least 1,500 characters
  3. Within policy – meets core policies and guidelines, and in particular:


  1. Format – fewer than 200 characters (shorter is better) and meets the formatting guidelines
  2. Content
    • interesting to a broad audience
    • hook fact is accurate and cited with an inline citation in the article
    • neutral and does not focus unduly on negative aspects of living people


  1. QPQall nominators who have five or more DYK credits must review another article.
  2. Image must
    • be free (no fair use)
    • be used in the article
    • show up well at small size (100 × 100px)
SymbolCodeDYK Ready?Description {{subst:DYKtick}} Yes No problems, ready for DYK {{subst:DYKtickAGF}} Yes Article is ready for DYK, with a foreign-language, offline hook reference, or reference behind a paywall accepted in good faith {{subst:DYK?}} Query DYK eligibility requires that an issue be addressed. Notify nominator with {{subst:DYKproblem|Alligator Man|header=yes|sig=yes}} {{subst:DYK?no}} Maybe DYK eligibility requires additional work. Notify nominator with {{subst:DYKproblem|Alligator Man|header=yes|sig=yes}} {{subst:DYKno}} No Article is either completely ineligible, or else requires considerable work before becoming eligible. Notify nominator with {{subst:DYKproblem|Alligator Man|header=yes|sig=yes}} {{subst:DYK?again}} New review Article issues have been resolved and is ready for a new review.

An article cannot be officially promoted until a reviewer has given his/ her approval ( or ) to at least one of the article's hooks.

Reviewer's template for easy copy+paste

Blank template:

{{DYK checklist
<!--Usage instructions: If the article/nomination is compliant with the relevant guideline, put "y"; if not, state what the problem is --->
|newness      = <!---Was the article created, expanded (5x), moved to mainspace, or promoted to Good Article status within 7 days of the nomination?--->
|length       = <!---Is the article at least 1500 bytes long and not a stub?--->
|eligibilityother = <!---Note other general eligibility problems here (for example, article previously appeared on DYK); leave blank for none--->
|sourced      = <!---Does the article contain at least one citation to a reliable source for each paragraph and direct quote?--->
|neutral      = <!---Does the article cover all major viewpoints in a straightforward manner without using promotional or overly negative language?--->
|plagiarismfree = <!---Is the article free of material copied from other sources?--->
|policyother  = <!---Note other policy problems here (for example, article copied from another Wikipedia article without attribution); leave blank for none--->
|hookcited    = <!---Check to see if the hook fact is backed by a source. If it is, check the source (if readily available) and make sure it contains the fact and is reliable. "AGF" (assume good faith) may be entered if hook it cited to an offline source--->
|hookinterest = <!---Is the hook reasonably interesting?--->
|hookother    = <!---Note other hook problems here (for example, hook is over 200 characters); leave blank for none--->
|picfree      = <!---If the hook has a picture, is it freely licensed?  If no picture is used, put "NA"--->
|picused      = <!---Is the picture used in the article (hook image may be a crop of an article image)?  If no picture is used, leave blank--->
|picclear     = <!---Is the picture easily discernible at 100px?  If no picture is used, leave blank--->
|qpq          = <!---Check to make sure the nominator did a proper QPQ. If no QPQ was required (for example, user has less than five DYK credits), put "NA"--->
|status       = <!---Put "y" if no problems, "?" for minor problems, "maybe" if nomination needs work, "no" if completely ineligible, "again" to request another reviewer take a look--->
|comments     = <!---Put any other comments you may have here--->
|sign         = ~~~~<!---Your signature.  Generally, can be left as is--->

Blank template without comments:

{{DYK checklist
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|eligibilityother = 
|sourced      = 
|neutral      = 
|plagiarismfree = 
|policyother  = 
|hookcited    = 
|hookinterest = 
|hookother    = 
|picfree      = 
|picused      = 
|picclear     = 
|qpq          = 
|status       = 
|comments     = 
|sign         = 
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