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Pages and books can be deleted by administrators. These decisions are generally backed by consensus from a discussion on this page under the deletion section. No process is perfect, and as such, pages or books can be nominated for undeletion in this section. The following is the procedure:

  1. Locate the page entry in the deletion log or the archived discussion. Some deleted pages have been speedily deleted without discussion.
  2. Review the Wikibooks:Deletion policy and Wikibooks:Media. If you can build a fair case on something which wasn't considered before, you can raise the issue here.
  3. Please add new nominations at the bottom of the section. Include a link to the archived discussion (or deletion log if there was none) and your rationale for why the page should be undeleted. If the community agrees, the page will be restored.

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Please add a new request for deletion at the bottom of this section with a link to the page or book in the heading and a justification. Also place the {{rfd}} template at the top of the page you want deleted. If you are nominating an entire book, {{rfd}} goes on the top-level page, but not subpages. Nominations should cite relevant policy wherever possible.

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Reasoning for why "Suicide/Suffocation" should be deleted: The page violates Wikipedia's policy of maintaining a neutral point of view. It advocates for methods of suicide as being "advantageous" due to their success rate. This content is deceptively masked under a false label ("video game strategy guides"). It is irresponsible and dangerous as it reads like a "how-to" manual for desperate individuals contemplating suicide. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs)

  Delete I'm hesitant to agree. Wikibooks does not seem like the place for such a 'guide'. I don't see what value this brings to the project.--Xania     talk 00:47, 25 May 2022 (UTC)
  Keep . Wikibooks is not censored. If you don't like the way it is written, it can be changed to reflect a neutral / factual position. The "delete the suicide book" discussion has come up repeatedly with the same outcome - it's been kept. MarcGarver (discusscontribs) 08:53, 25 May 2022 (UTC)
I'm aware that it's been nominated again and again (I remember it being nominated about 15 years ago for the first time) and I'm sure the consensus this time will also be to keep the page but I'd still like to voice my opinion. I'm sure this won't be the last time it's nominated either :) --Xania     talk 12:08, 25 May 2022 (UTC)
  Comment previous discussions at Wikibooks:Requests for deletion/Suicide, Wikibooks:Requests for deletion/Suicide (2), Wikibooks:Requests for deletion/Suicide/Suffocation, and Wikibooks:Requests for deletion/Suicide/Toxification/Repackaging drugs in capsules. --Jules (Mrjulesd) 09:20, 25 May 2022 (UTC)
Also see Wikibooks:Reading room/Archives/2019/December. --Jules (Mrjulesd) 14:11, 25 May 2022 (UTC)