How to Stop Your Pet Rock Articles from Being Deleted

Sometimes, it can be hard to get people to realize what you mean. In this case, it's pet rock articles. They're usually deleted for being "joke" articles. Here's how to stop your article from getting deleted or at least give it a better chance of having it's deletion template taken off.

Steps

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    Avoid talking about your pet rock as though they're alive. Be careful in your topic choice and how you word it. E.g a title could be how to make your pet rock happy. This would be seen as a nonsense article because it talks about making a pet rock happy which quite frankly.......it's impossible.
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    Use good punctuation, spelling, and grammar. This is another contributing factor for deletion if you can try typing it up on word processing programs and spell checking. This could mean life or death for your article.
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    Include photos and videos of the article or task being performed to prove to doubters that it is in fact possible to complete the task.
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    Take constructive criticism and edits and use them to your advantage. Other peoples insights and opinions are very important for your article. Remember that wikiHow is a collaborative writing project.
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    If your article is up for deletion fight for it defend it and get people involved! If it's a good article it deserves to be there!
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    If it is up for deletion read the discussion page. Put yourself in those people shoes and find out why they oppose your article. If they just say Delete they may not have an actual reason so chase up these comments and find out why. remember to take the criticism and use it to your advantage.
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    Remember, pet rocks are controversial so if you don't want your article deleted then don't write it.
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    Realize that make and create are the same thing. Your new article about how to create a home for your pet rock will probably be merged with how to make a home for your pet rock. Don't add descriptive words to your article. How to make an Awesome pet rock house is the same as make a pet rock house, and create one for that matter. Giving your pet rock a bath is the same as making your pet rock take a bath and cleaning it. Putting a pet rock to bed is the same as getting it ready for bed. Please don't create duplicate articles in this already crowded category.

Tips

  • Edit constantly continuing to add photos, videos, steps and tips to make your article even better.
  • Write good quality articles that people should have no reason to delete.
  • Make sure you chase up people who don't have a reason for supporting deletion they might just be going with the majority.

Warnings

  • Don't get angry for people deleting the article remember there are plenty more articles to write.

Article Info

Categories: Pet Rocks