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Most Famous People without a Wikipedia Article

Post by Gavin Chipper » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:24 pm

I've seen a few discussions of this over the years, and Mark Deeks put something on Facebook about it the other day, but amazingly it would appear that there's no thread on here about it. Consider that changed.
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Post by Johnny Canuck » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:46 pm

I don't think anyone has a Wikipeda article.
There are three erors in this semtence.

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Post by Mark Deeks » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:50 pm

Shovell from M People.
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Post by Mark Deeks » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:53 pm

Saracen from Gladiators.
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Post by Mark Deeks » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:55 pm

Maureen Nolan.
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Post by Mark Deeks » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:58 pm

The Chuckle Brothers as individuals.
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Post by Mark Deeks » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:59 pm

^ Lest there be any doubt, Mark grew up in England in the 90s and measures the world as a whole on that basis.
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Re: Most Famous People without a Wikipeda Article

Post by Marc Meakin » Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:19 am

Graeme Cole
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Post by Marc Meakin » Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:22 am

Eric Monkman,
Graeme Cole
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Re: Most Famous People without a Wikipeda Article

Post by Gavin Chipper » Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:18 am

Mark Deeks wrote:
Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:58 pm
The Chuckle Brothers as individuals.
The Wright brothers as well.

I don't think much of Shovell from the M People though. I was perfectly well aware of the M People at the time, but the only individual I was aware of was Heather Small.

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Re: Most Famous People without a Wikipeda Article

Post by Marc Meakin » Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:54 am

Mark Deeks wrote:
Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:50 pm
Shovell from M People.
I can Imagine lots of members of even greater groups than M People will have members without Wiki pages
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Post by Thomas Carey » Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:10 am

Chiyo Miyako, third oldest living person, just because pretty much everyone on this list has one

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Re: Most Famous People without a Wikipedia Article

Post by Gavin Chipper » Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:31 pm

There is no article for the actual person Madeleine McCann.

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Re: Most Famous People without a Wikipedia Article

Post by sean d » Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:59 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:31 pm
There is no article for the actual person

Without wanting to be indelicate she didn't achieve much of note apart from Disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

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Re: Most Famous People without a Wikipedia Article

Post by James Laverty » Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:44 am

sean d wrote:
Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:59 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:31 pm
There is no article for the actual person

Without wanting to be indelicate she didn't achieve much of note apart from Disappearance of Madeleine McCann.
Again on a touchy issue, neither Ian Brady or Myra Hindley have individual pages.
Definitely not Jamie McNeill or Schrodinger's Cat....

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Re: Most Famous People without a Wikipedia Article

Post by Andy McGurn » Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:01 pm

Greg Wilhere
Gabriela Cowperthwaite
Angelo Abela

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Re: Most Famous People without a Wikipedia Article

Post by Gavin Chipper » Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:11 pm

James Laverty wrote:
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:44 am
sean d wrote:
Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:59 pm
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:31 pm
There is no article for the actual person

Without wanting to be indelicate she didn't achieve much of note apart from Disappearance of Madeleine McCann.
Again on a touchy issue, neither Ian Brady or Myra Hindley have individual pages.
Interesting. We could ignore people who have a de facto page about events strongly related to them, although it's not very precise.

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Re: Most Famous People without a Wikipedia Article

Post by Marc Meakin » Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:51 pm

Andy McGurn wrote:
Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:01 pm
Greg Wilhere
Gabriela Cowperthwaite
Angelo Abela
These are nearly as
obscure as some of the people on my famous names list
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Re: Most Famous People without a Wikipedia Article

Post by Andy McGurn » Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:04 am

Marc Meakin wrote:
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:51 pm
Andy McGurn wrote:
Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:01 pm
Greg Wilhere
Gabriela Cowperthwaite
Angelo Abela
These are nearly as
obscure as some of the people on my famous names list
I think sometimes when one is familiar with some people one can assume that they are more well known than they are in general. In the case of Gabriela Cowperthwaite, its amazing how many people know the Blackfish movie so maybe i have just assumed its director is as famous as the movie itself (obviously a bad assumption)

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