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This page is for listing all articles that are manually removed from DYK Prep, Queue, or the Main Page for whatever reason. Please add new listings to the top of the list, followed by the reason for removal (optional) and your signature. Please also make it clear from where the article was removed (i.e. was it Prep, Queue, or the Main Page). There's a big difference between removing it from Prep or Queue and removing it from the Main Page. Removed hooks from earlier years can be found on subpages: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.

January 2017

  1. Template:Did you know nominations/Carolyn Shaw Bell – removed from queue due to the hook claims not being explicitly mentioned in the article body. Harrias talk 21:39, 28 January 2017 (UTC)
  2. Template:Did you know nominations/Lucy Dudko – removed from prep due to unreferenced claims, including a whole section. Harrias talk 21:39, 28 January 2017 (UTC)
  3. Template:Did you know nominations/Shuixian Zunwang – removed from prep per WP:DYKSG#D6. Harrias talk 13:52, 26 January 2017 (UTC)
  4. Template:Did you know nominations/Big Sur Land Trust – removed from prep as hook fact does not tally with article. Harrias talk 13:48, 26 January 2017 (UTC)
  5. Template:Did you know nominations/Tony Mott – removed from prep as hook fact not mentioned in article. Harrias talk 13:48, 26 January 2017 (UTC)
  6. Template:Did you know nominations/Zhen Dexiu – removed from prep per WP:DYKSG#D6. Harrias talk 13:23, 26 January 2017 (UTC)

October 2016

  1. Template:Did you know nominations/A Can of Paint - removed from prep per WP:DYKSG#C6. Yoninah (talk) 13:04, 19 October 2016 (UTC)

September 2016

  1. Template:Did you know nominations/Akıncı Air Base - removed from prep, clunky and not hooky. Yoninah (talk) 23:49, 27 September 2016 (UTC)
  2. Template:Did you know nominations/China–Hong Kong football rivalry - removed from prep; hook inaccuracy. Yoninah (talk) 23:17, 27 September 2016 (UTC)
  3. Template:Did you know nominations/Rock-Olga - removed from prep. Sourcing and stub issues. Yoninah (talk) 21:21, 24 September 2016 (UTC)
  4. Template:Did you know nominations/1928 Florida Gators football team - removed from prep. Hook is a copyvio and not hooky. Yoninah (talk) 09:35, 13 September 2016 (UTC)
  5. John Ellenby removed from Prep 4 by Ritchie333 over concerns of factual accuracy.— Maile (talk) 16:18, 9 September 2016 (UTC)
  6. Template:Did you know nominations/Nutcracker doll - removed from prep and moved to Special Occasions holding area for Christmas per discussion at WT:DYK. Yoninah (talk) 22:51, 1 September 2016 (UTC)

August 2016

  1. Template:Did you know nominations/K2 (tax scheme) - article and hook accuracy. Gatoclass (talk) 17:34, 26 August 2016 (UTC)
  2. Template:Did you know nominations/Martha Hilda González Calderón - pulled 24 August, couldn't confirm hook. Gatoclass (talk) 18:09, 26 August 2016 (UTC)
  3. American Party of South Carolina - removed from Prep, source does not back up the hook. — Maile (talk) 12:29, 24 August 2016 (UTC)
  4. Template:Did you know nominations/Kalikho Pul - removed from prep for new hook. Yoninah (talk) 09:56, 22 August 2016 (UTC)
  5. Template:Did you know nominations/Pingjiang Road - removed from prep; promoted without approval tick. Yoninah (talk) 09:35, 21 August 2016 (UTC)
  6. Template:Did you know nominations/Grace's Little Belmont – removed from prep at nominator's request; major update to article made after promotion. BlueMoonset (talk) 22:25, 20 August 2016 (UTC)
  7. Template:Did you know nominations/Taylor Swift videography - pulled 18 August, hook accuracy concerns. Gatoclass (talk) 18:12, 26 August 2016 (UTC)
  8. Template:Did you know nominations/Great Turnstile – pulled from prep; was promoted by nominator. BlueMoonset (talk) 16:20, 12 August 2016 (UTC)
  9. Armistice of Bologna - did not have second review approval per LavaBaron restrictions. — Maile (talk) 21:41, 3 August 2016 (UTC)
  10. Ted Schmidt - did not have second review approval per LavaBaron restrictions. — Maile (talk) 21:41, 3 August 2016 (UTC)
  11. Template:Did you know nominations/El Castillo del Terror (December 2008) - returned to noms area with new hook suggestions, per discussion at WT:DYK#70-article wrestling hooks. Yoninah (talk) 16:10, 1 August 2016 (UTC)

July 2016

  1. Template:Did you know nominations/Sirloin Stockadedid not have second review approval per LavaBaron restrictions. BlueMoonset (talk) 22:07, 14 July 2016 (UTC)
  2. Annie Rowan Forney Daugette - removed from prep for multiple issues — Maile (talk) 12:51, 14 July 2016 (UTC)
  3. Template:Did you know nominations/Tea Lizard - removed from main page due to pending AfD discussion. Brianga (talk) 20:57, 13 July 2016 (UTC)
  4. Template:Did you know nominations/Cheese soup - returned from prep for further work per discussion at WT:DYK. Yoninah (talk) 18:57, 12 July 2016 (UTC)
  5. Template:Did you know nominations/Trans Day of Revenge - from p3; multiple issues. Gatoclass (talk) 13:10, 11 July 2016 (UTC)
  6. Template:Did you know nominations/Billie Jenkins - from p1; hook sourced to a blog. Gatoclass (talk) 16:36, 10 July 2016 (UTC)
  7. Template:Did you know nominations/'Ain Ghazal Statues – pulled from main page per discussion at WP:ERROR. Andrew D. (talk) 12:28, 5 July 2016 (UTC)

June 2016

  1. Template:Did_you_know_nominations/Helen_Fricker - pulled from prep, sourcing issues. Nikkimaria (talk) 12:55, 29 June 2016 (UTC)
  2. Template:Did you know nominations/Prince Romerson - promoted without final approval tick. Yoninah (talk) 12:44, 27 June 2016 (UTC)
  3. List of public art in the City of Sydney - pulled from prep (and then the main page) for close paraphrasing issues. — Maile (talk) 00:09, 25 June 2016 (UTC)
  4. Template:Did you know nominations/Tiffany Trump – pulled from prep by Gatoclass due to unresolved notability concerns. BlueMoonset (talk) 23:28, 24 June 2016 (UTC)
  5. Template:Did you know nominations/Frinkiac – pulled from prep; hook fact not sourced in article. BlueMoonset (talk) 23:54, 23 June 2016 (UTC)
  6. Roya Sadat, Alka Sadat - pulled by Fram from prep for sourcing. — Maile (talk) 00:17, 24 June 2016 (UTC)
  7. I.O.O.F. Centennial Building - from prep following complaints about factual accuracy from Fram Ritchie333 (talk) (cont) 09:29, 23 June 2016 (UTC)
  8. High heel policy - from queue for hook issues. Ritchie333 (talk) (cont) 14:07, 22 June 2016 (UTC)
  9. Howe Street Stairs - removed from main page by Fram. — Maile (talk) 12:14, 21 June 2016 (UTC)
  10. E. Keith Eddington - from queue for sourcing issues. — Maile (talk) 20:05, 17 June 2016 (UTC)
  11. Howard Rusk Long - from prep for sourcing issues. — Maile (talk) 19:54, 17 June 2016 (UTC)
  12. Assault of Daniel Nivel - from queue, pending outcome of AFD. — Maile (talk) 13:02, 12 June 2016 (UTC)
  13. Lucille Dumont - from prep, hook not stated in source. — Maile (talk) 22:18, 8 June 2016 (UTC)
  14. Grönsö Manor - from prep for hook, and source is primary. — Maile (talk) 22:18, 8 June 2016 (UTC)
  15. Mary Alice Powell Lindsay - from prep, hook too close paraphrasing. — Maile (talk) 22:18, 8 June 2016 (UTC)
  16. Template:Did you know nominations/Public Security Directorate - from main page, various other sources contradict claim. The Rambling Man (talk) 09:48, 7 June 2016 (UTC)

May 2016

  1. Template:Did you know nominations/Joigny coach crash - from prep, hook written and approved by reviewer, in contradiction of Rule H2; it is also uninteresting. Yoninah (talk) 23:49, 31 May 2016 (UTC)
  2. Template:Did you know nominations/List of Padma Bhushan award recipients (1970–79) - from prep; page copied from another page and does not satisfy Rule A5. Yoninah (talk) 23:43, 30 May 2016 (UTC)
  3. Anna Rügerin - from main page, sources do not corroborate hook. The Rambling Man (talk) 06:59, 27 May 2016 (UTC)
  4. Template:Did_you_know_nominations/Pashtun_colonization_of_northern_Afghanistan - from queue, close paraphrasing. Nikkimaria (talk) 12:44, 24 May 2016 (UTC)
  5. Mary Alice Powell Lindsay - from prep, hook is not correct and also too closely paraphrased to source. — Maile (talk) 15:02, 23 May 2016 (UTC)
  6. Manthos Papagiannis - from prep, hook is copyvio from the source. — Maile (talk) 14:48, 23 May 2016 (UTC)
  7. Alexander Prokhorenko - from prep, hook is copyvio from the source. — Maile (talk) 14:16, 23 May 2016 (UTC)
  8. Template:Did_you_know_nominations/Trefignath - from prep, not enough original prose. Nikkimaria (talk) 12:45, 22 May 2016 (UTC)
  9. Template:Did_you_know_nominations/Musheirifa_Musmus_Salim,_Ma'ale_Iron_Zalafa,_Ma'ale_Iron - from prep, not enough original prose. Nikkimaria (talk) 19:53, 21 May 2016 (UTC)
  10. Andre Morris - pulled from main page by Fram 07:21 19 May 2016
  11. Mary Field Garner - pulled from prep for erroneous hook, and for article sourcing. — Maile (talk) 22:25, 18 May 2016 (UTC)
  12. Rathika Ramasamy - from prep due to article being re-edited — Maile (talk) 23:05, 17 May 2016 (UTC)
  13. Template:Did you know nominations/Ruth Taubert Seeger - from prep, copyvio, hook is verbatim from the source.— Maile (talk) 00:14, 15 May 2016 (UTC)
  14. Template:Did you know nominations/Victoria Coates - from prep, article is tagged for not meeting WP:GNG or WP:BIO. Yoninah (talk) 10:31, 9 May 2016 (UTC)
  15. Template:Did_you_know_nominations/Theory_of_mind_in_animals - from queue, copyvio. Nikkimaria (talk) 12:47, 4 May 2016 (UTC)
  16. Template:Did_you_know_nominations/Church_of_England_churches_in_Wales - from prep, not enough original prose. Nikkimaria (talk) 12:56, 1 May 2016 (UTC)

April 2016

  1. Template:Did you know nominations/Fast 8 - from prep; hook accuracy query. Gatoclass (talk) 03:11, 30 April 2016 (UTC)
  2. Template:Did you know nominations/Gran Alternativa 2016 - from prep; hook cite is to a deadlink. Gatoclass (talk) 03:11, 30 April 2016 (UTC)
  3. Template:Did you know nominations/Lethal (Argentine band) - from prep; article needs copyedit. Gatoclass (talk) 03:11, 30 April 2016 (UTC)
  4. Template:Did_you_know_nominations/Obwarzanek_krakowski - from prep, not enough original prose and issues with hook. Nikkimaria (talk) 19:14, 25 April 2016 (UTC)
  5. Template:Did you know nominations/Nachiarkoil Lamp – removed from prep by Fram; issues with (lead) image. BlueMoonset (talk) 15:10, 22 April 2016 (UTC)
  6. Template:Did you know nominations/Twelfth Street Meeting House - from prep, insufficiently sourced article. Gatoclass (talk) 13:19, 16 April 2016 (UTC)
  7. Template:Did you know nominations/Sam Pepper - from prep, BLP concerns. Gatoclass (talk) 09:33, 12 April 2016 (UTC)
  8. Template:Did_you_know_nominations/The_Importance_of_Being_Earnest_(opera) - from prep, not enough original prose. Nikkimaria (talk) 02:52, 11 April 2016 (UTC)
  9. Template:Did you know nominations/Jewish textile industry in 16th-century Safed - Pulled from Main Page as misrepresenting the article. --Dweller (talk) Become old fashioned! 08:56, 5 April 2016 (UTC)
  10. Template:Did you know nominations/Caerhowel Bridge - pulled from Main Page for hook inaccuracy by Fram 9:20 am, 4 April (UTC)
  11. Template:Did you know nominations/Margareta Hallin - pulled from Main Page for hook ambiguity/inaccuracy by Fram 9:20 am, 4 April (UTC)
  12. Template:Did you know nominations/Planned Parenthood - pulled from prep for hook and sourcing issues. Yoninah (talk) 20:53, 2 April 2016 (UTC)
  13. Template:Did you know nominations/Counter-Strike: Falklands — from Prep 4, hook was not interesting and there was suspicion that it was promoted by the nominator. Jolly Ω Janner 21:04, 1 April 2016 (UTC)

March 2016

  1. Template:Did you know nominations/Mabel McConnell Fitzgerald - from Prep 6, original hook breaks hook rules; trimmed hook is not hooky. Yoninah (talk) 10:08, 27 March 2016 (UTC)
  2. Template:Did you know nominations/Assassination of Iranian Nuclear Scientists - from Prep3 - hook accuracy, edit warring. Gatoclass (talk) 16:31, 16 March 2016 (UTC)
  3. Template:Did you know nominations/The New Day (newspaper) – removed from queue on March 15 by Fram; hook issues. BlueMoonset (talk) 16:19, 15 March 2016 (UTC)
  4. Template:Did you know nominations/Jim Hazelton – removed from the main page on March 15 by Fram; hook issues. BlueMoonset (talk) 15:19, 15 March 2016 (UTC)
  5. Template:Did you know nominations/Devanahalli Pomello – removed from main page; sourcing issues. The Rambling Man (talk) 11:48, 10 March 2016 (UTC)
  6. Template:Did you know nominations/Christiane Floyd – removed from prep on March 4 by Fram; hook issues. BlueMoonset (talk) 17:05, 4 March 2016 (UTC)
  7. Template:Did you know nominations/Chappel Viaduct – removed from queue on March 4 by Fram; hook issues. BlueMoonset (talk) 17:05, 4 March 2016 (UTC)
  8. Template:Did you know nominations/Carl Edgar Myers – removed from prep on March 2 by Bencherlite; hook issues. BlueMoonset (talk) 17:05, 4 March 2016 (UTC)

February 2016

  1. Template:Did you know nominations/Mary Myers – removed from main page on February 29 by Fram; hook issues. BlueMoonset (talk) 17:05, 4 March 2016 (UTC)
  2. Template:Did you know nominations/Kashmir Walnut Wood Carving – removed from queue on February 24 by Fram; copyvio. BlueMoonset (talk) 17:05, 4 March 2016 (UTC)
  3. Template:Did you know nominations/Chestnut cake – pulled from queue by Crisco 1492; hook issues raised at WT:DYK. BlueMoonset (talk) 00:24, 23 February 2016 (UTC)
  4. Template:Did you know nominations/Saving Mes Aynak – pulled from prep; hook wasn't "hooky" enough on behalf of Yoninah. New proposed hook required review. Jolly Ω Janner 18:37, 19 February 2016 (UTC)
  5. Template:Did you know nominations/Federal Reserve Bank Building (Seattle) – pulled from prep; hook well above maximum allowable length. BlueMoonset (talk) 15:49, 12 February 2016 (UTC)
  6. Template:Did you know nominations/Debopriya Chatterjee and Suchismita Chatterjee' - pulled from queue; in need of copyedit by The Rambling Man on 10 February 2016.
  7. Template:Did you know nominations/For What It's Worth (game show), Insert Name Here – hook for Insert Name Here pulled from queue by Optimist on the run after report at WP:ERRORS stemming from discussion at WT:DYK. BlueMoonset (talk) 07:26, 4 February 2016 (UTC)

January 2016

  1. Template:Did you know nominations/Birdsill Holly – removed from prep; hook fact issues. BlueMoonset (talk) 06:56, 24 January 2016 (UTC)
  2. Template:Did you know nominations/St Symphorien Military Cemetery - removed from prep; hook was promoted in middle of discussion. Yoninah (talk) 17:51, 23 January 2016 (UTC)
  3. Template:Did you know nominations/HP Stream 7 - removed from main page; overly promotional. DragonflySixtyseven (talk) 13:08, 21 January 2016 (UTC)
  4. Template:Did you know nominations/Heimkommen - removed from prep due to sourcing and verification issues. Yoninah (talk) 14:35, 14 January 2016 (UTC)
  5. Template:Did you know nominations/Lena Gurr – removed from prep by The Squirrel Conspiracy; hook fact issues. BlueMoonset (talk) 08:12, 9 January 2016 (UTC)
  6. Template:Did you know nominations/Limassol Carnival Festival – removed from queue by Fram; hook fact issues. BlueMoonset (talk) 21:01, 4 January 2016 (UTC)
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