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:::In reply to U2, I think this solution that we have works well enough that it's not worth the bother of doing what you suggest. Of course, that's just my opinion.
:::[[User:Philip J. Rayment|Philip J. Rayment]] 00:59, 21 July 2007 (EDT)
* I want you to know that I cannot make heads or tails of the above. Seems nothing has changed, eh? You wipe the contents, save it, protect it, edit it to add the redirect: conservapedia:deletedpage. Right? --[[User:TK|<small>Sysop-</small>TK]] <sub>[[User_talk:TK|/MyTalk]]</sub> 01:44, 21 July 2007 (EDT)
::Yes, that's about right, but I thought it needed explaining here, as this page itself keeps getting [http://www.conservapedia.com/index.php?title=Special%3ALog&type=delete&user=&page=Conservapedia%3ADeletedpage deleted]. [[User:Philip J. Rayment|Philip J. Rayment]] 01:47, 21 July 2007 (EDT)
 
*Yes! Because oftentimes, if one isn't paying enough attention, one is re-directed without noticing, and instead of wiping the pages contents, one deletes the deleted page! :P --[[User:TK|<small>Sysop-</small>TK]] <sub>[[User_talk:TK|/MyTalk]]</sub> 01:51, 21 July 2007 (EDT)
*Another thought! If you or Ed fixed the bloody thing so that couldn't happen, it would be much better! --[[User:TK|<small>Sysop-</small>TK]] <sub>[[User_talk:TK|/MyTalk]]</sub> 01:53, 21 July 2007 (EDT)
:: Now that you've reminded me about the accidental deletion, I recall you saying that. But I'm sure at least one time was not account that, but because the deleter didn't realise what the page was for. I don't know how the accidental deletion could be stopped from happening, though. But the other problem is remembering to reprotect it after restoring it. It was because of it not being reprotected after deletion that a vandal got to it recently. [[User:Philip J. Rayment|Philip J. Rayment]] 02:25, 21 July 2007 (EDT)
 
*Now I am even more confused, as Andy deleted a page, didn't use a redriect but only used text:
 
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<div style="background-color: #eee; border: 1px solid #aa8; margin: 0.5em; padding: 0.5em;" class="plainlinks">'''This page has been ''deleted'' and ''protected'' to prevent re-creation'''
 
'''Click on the logo to return to the Main Page'''</div>
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Why not the redirect? --[[User:TK|<small>Sysop-</small>TK]] <sub>[[User_talk:TK|/MyTalk]]</sub> 02:11, 21 July 2007 (EDT)
::I think that the ones without the redirect are the ones that show up when one clicks random page. I prefer the redirect. [[User:Bohdan|Bohdan]]
 
:The one that Bohdan queried above was the same, but Andy's now changed it to a redirect, so my guess is simply using the old way out of habit (assuming it's something done recently). You didn't say where this happened. [[User:Philip J. Rayment|Philip J. Rayment]] 02:25, 21 July 2007 (EDT)
::*So we really should be using the redirect? Its easier to type. [[User:Bohdan|Bohdan]]
 
*Andy just used the text tonight! [[http://www.conservapedia.com/index.php?title=Christian_terrorism&action=history]] My head is really beginning to ache! And Bohdan, that IM, supposedly mine, isn't. Turn on your AIM ;-) --[[User:TK|<small>Sysop-</small>TK]] <sub>[[User_talk:TK|/MyTalk]]</sub> 02:28, 21 July 2007 (EDT)
:I'll stick with my answer above. Here's a timeline (my timezone):
:* 14:40 Andy uses a text version of deleted page (as you mentioned)
:* 14:49 Bohdan posts (above) an example of one that doesn't redirect.
:* 14:50 Andy changes Bohdan's example text-only one to a redirect.
:* 14:54 Andy posts (above) that he's done that change to Bohdan's example page.
:So Andy's last instance was of using a redirect. He used the text-only version ''before'' this discussion brought the issue to his attention.
:[[User:Philip J. Rayment|Philip J. Rayment]] 03:03, 21 July 2007 (EDT)
 
*Well, okay, however what the last version is, is:
 
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Just text, no redirect. --[[User:TK|<small>Sysop-</small>TK]] <sub>[[User_talk:TK|/MyTalk]]</sub> 03:30, 21 July 2007 (EDT)
:Yes, that one is. The timeline above refers to two different pages; the one that Andy altered at 14:40, and the other which Bhodan raised and which Andy altered at 14:50. See Bohdan's link above. You have quoted the last version of the page you linked to; I'm quoting a different one that Andy changed ten minutes later. [[User:Philip J. Rayment|Philip J. Rayment]] 09:22, 21 July 2007 (EDT)
 
==Why?==
Can someone please explain why this page was deleted in the first place? And please don't tell me the non-existence of vulvas is your right as an American. ;-p [[User:Underscoreb|Underscoreb]] 18:38, 12 November 2007 (EST)
:Which page?
:There are quite a few pages that have been deleted for which we don't want those pages/topics recreated, so they are recreated as protected redirects to this page.
:One reason is that we consider some topics inappropriate for a family-friendly encyclopaedia.
:[[User:Philip J. Rayment|Philip J. Rayment]] 20:15, 12 November 2007 (EST)
 
::Maybe we could use such a page to help parents teach their kids about sexuality? It needn't be family unfriendly, you know. '''<font color="#FFCC00">Scorp</font><font color="#773300">ion</font>'''<sup>[[User_Talk:Scorpion|Vote for Pedro]]</sup> 12:19, 26 December 2007 (EST)
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