Proposals for closing projects/Closure of Welsh Wikiquote

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The result of the following proposal for closing a WMF project is to KEEP the project. Please, do not modify this page.

The following discussion is closed: The project to be kept per consensus. —§ stay (sic)! 19:12, 20 January 2010 (UTC)[reply]

I propose closure of Welsh Wikiquote. ( This project has no active native user. Welsh wikiquote is becoming a target of vandalism. The number of content pages is only 10. Welsh wikiquote is completely died.--Kwj2772 () 07:14, 3 July 2009 (UTC)[reply]

Support closure[edit]

  1. Michiel1972 19:50, 5 July 2009 (UTC) 10 articles after 3 years online? Please clean up such non-functioning wiki-projects earlier, e.g. after a short review 1 year after launching.[reply]
  2. Nakon 00:22, 23 July 2009 (UTC) Does not appear to have any recent activity since at least May.[reply]
  3. This Wiki seems to have never really existed. Ruslik 18:57, 2 August 2009 (UTC)[reply]
    No activity. Pmlineditor  17:13, 16 October 2009 (UTC)[reply]
  4. No recent activity, which means relatively low interest levels in the project. Razorflame 01:39, 2 November 2009 (UTC)[reply]
    Per Pmlinediter. --§ Snake311 (I'm Not Okay!) 04:42, 9 November 2009 (UTC)[reply]
  5. Lack of activity. I'm afraid that wikis where only pages like this are created, should definitely be closed. --Mercy 09:17, 19 November 2009 (UTC)[reply]

Oppose closure[edit]

  1. Oppose Asking People that know how to speak Welsh would help revive the project. --RubiksMaster110 07:14, 11 August 2009 (UTC)[reply]
  2. Oppose The reason of the dificiency of the quotes is only the dificiency of time. —TBG 12:27, 2 October 2009 (UTC)[reply]
    So should we keep all inactive projects? Pmlineditor  17:12, 16 October 2009 (UTC)[reply]
    No, but unlike news, which is needs constant new material, and an encyclopedia, which needs regular updating, mature dictionaries and books of quotations are still useful, even if they're 50 years out of date.--Prosfilaes 16:45, 6 January 2010 (UTC)[reply]
  3. Oppose Would reccomend instead that our Wikimedia UK representatives reach out to Welsh speaking institutions in order to support further growth of the project. If that proves fruitless, then closure could be revisited. Many thanks, Gazimoff 11:56, 21 October 2009 (UTC)[reply]
  4. Oppose for now to give local users a chance to revive it. –Juliancolton | Talk 15:27, 14 November 2009 (UTC)[reply]
  5. Oppose There is now interest in the project from various users (from cy wikipedia). --Adam 18:42, 20 November 2009 (UTC)[reply]
  6. Oppose though I was a nominator. Now this project is active. Kwj2772 (msg) 15:28, 26 November 2009 (UTC)[reply]
  7. Oppose Wikiquote Cymraeg now has over 90 pages - da iawn! -- 21:54, 5 December 2009 (UTC) (Defnyddiwr:Stifyn on the Welsh Wikipedia)[reply]
  8. Oppose Per increase in recent activity. -- Avi 17:55, 20 December 2009 (UTC)[reply]
  9. Oppose The project is now active. I'd hate to see it go. Cdhaptomos 15:45, 1 January 2010 (UTC)[reply]
  10. Oppose There's some small activity, and Wiktionaries, Wikiquotes, and Wikisources can be useful without constant updates.--Prosfilaes 16:45, 6 January 2010 (UTC)[reply]
  11. Oppose Willing to give the project a chance per recent activity. --Pmlineditor  08:48, 9 January 2010 (UTC)[reply]
  12. Oppose There has been some activity over the last few months - I intend to contribute more too. Even with a small amount of articles, those articles could be of use / interest. Rhodri77 12:54, 10 January 2010 (UTC)[reply]
  13. Oppose Quotes don't date, accumulated effort however slow still makes this project worthwhile, the nominator's concern seems to be that it is a target of vandalism, in which case the solution is to stop the vandals and not to scrap the project.KTo288 15:00, 13 January 2010 (UTC)[reply]
  14. Oppose Apparently active again; give it a chance. A Stop at Willoughby 02:10, 15 January 2010 (UTC)[reply]
  15. Oppose There are enough famous Welsh quotes to warrant such a project. The inactivity is a problem, however. Ottava Rima 15:31, 19 January 2010 (UTC)[reply]


  1. Per the nominator's oppose. —§ stay (sic)! 04:26, 9 January 2010 (UTC)[reply]


Please post a local notice on the project and it would be kind if you post a note on the sister projects. Thanks Barras 09:27, 3 July 2009 (UTC)[reply]

Posted.--Kwj2772 () 04:16, 4 July 2009 (UTC)[reply]
A notice has been added to the main page of the project as well. Messages have also been posted on cy.wikipedia, cy.wiktionary and cy.wikisource. -- 11:54, 4 July 2009 (UTC)[reply]
I was unaware of its existence until today. I've been contributing to the main Wikipedia site for some time but have now decided to make Wikiquote my new project. For that reason, I would not like to see the project closed. 12:39, 14 November 2009 (UTC)[reply]