What happened to template Uncertain [closed]

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The Template for {{Uncertain}} seems to have been deleted. I tried using it on a profile this morning and now I get the Red Template:Uncertain was this a mistake or is the policy and style on using Uncertain changing

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in WikiTree Tech by Steve McCabe G2G6 Pilot (362k points)
closed by Steve McCabe
Indeed, it seems to be gone and there appears to be no replacement sticker either.
How very disappointing I liked using Uncertain when writing a biography so I could easily find what points needed clarification with sources. I truly hope they resurrect it

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Are you looking for {{citation needed}} ?
by Anne B G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
selected by Steve McCabe
Yes! Thank you so much! That was exactly what I was looking for somehow I forgot.
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I think you want {{Uncertain Existence}}
by Ros Haywood G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
No uncertain existence is only used if it's very likely the person never existed. It use to be {{Questionable}} The uncertain of which I make reference is only for specific points that need a source for the information. I often use it on a spouse where sometimes all evidence alleges that there was a marriage but the specific source to be certain is not known

You can find links to the Uncertain templates in Category:Research_Note_Boxes.

Who knew we had 3 of them!!surprise

That's where I got {{Uncertain Existence}} from, and that is not what is wanted.
Hi Lindy,

Thanks for your input. Although the {{Unsourced}} template or Research box could be used. I used the {{Uncertain}} template to only point out specific points. Not the whole profile being {{Unsourced}} One could allege another research or category for example {{Uncertain_Spouse}} however I never been a fan of huge stickers.
It use to clarify https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Help:Uncertain of which I would use Research Notes to specifically outline my postulate or information that would confirm what I believe to be Correct although not sourced by a confirming source

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