Welcome to Albany NY's user page. I have been a member of Wikipedia since July 2006. Although my main focus is on improving articles relating to New York's Capital District, I often edit articles in numerous areas. Common tasks of mine include adding infoboxes, geolinks, and references to articles, wikifying dead-end pages, creating redirects, uploading photographs, editing section headings, and formatting bold text, italics, and capitalization. I'm a fairly passionate inclusionist in regard to Wikipedia philosophy (see ).
I have made significant contributions to the following pages. Articles that I created are in bold.
- The Alan Colmes Show
- Albany City Hall
- Albany City School District
- Albany High School
- Albany Institute of History & Art
- Alfred E. Smith Building
- Aquarium of Niagara
- "The Carnival"
- Dunn Memorial Bridge
- Empire State Aerosciences Museum
- Encyclopedia Brunoniana
- Erastus Corning Tower
- Gerald Jennings
- Legislative Gazette
- Menands Bridge
- The Media Project
- New York State Department of Education Building
- New York State Executive Mansion
- New York State Capitol
- Palace Theatre
- Schenectady City Hall
- Schenectady Museum
- Seeing Voices
- Times Union
I have taken the following images. They were shot with a Canon PowerShot S50 digital camera, and some were edited with Adobe Photoshop. I have released them under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License.
The Home Savings Bank Building is a 1927 office tower in downtown Albany. It is the city's tenth tallest structure.
The New York State Court of Appeals in Albany is the state's highest judicial body.
The Times Union Center is a major sports and entertainment venue in downtown Albany. When this photo was taken in 2006, it was still known as the Pepsi Arena.
One Commerce Plaza is Albany's eleventh tallest building. Completed in 1971, it has 20 floors and is 270 feet tall.
The Albany Institute of History & Art is a museum in Albany. Founded in 1791, it is among America's oldest museums.
Newport, Rhode Island's City Hall.
Edit count milestones
Edit counts in the main namespace:
- 500 – May 2007
- 1000 – July 2009
- 1500 – December 2012
- 2000 – May 2013
- 3000 – November 2013
- 4000 – March 2014
- 5000 – July 2014
- 6000 – December 2014
Approximately 90 percent of my edits are to articles, and I have edited more than 5,000 unique pages. I appear on the list of Wikipedians by number of edits, ranked at 9375 as of February 13, 2015. In September 2013, I was ranked at 2879 on the list of Wikipedians by number of recent edits. I was granted rollback and reviewer rights in February 2015.
You can help!
To contribute to articles related to the Albany area, see:
- WikiProject Capital District
- Category:Capital District, New York
- Category:Albany County, New York
- Category:Albany, New York
- Wikimapia: A website where users can add place descriptions to Google Maps (this external link leads to the map of Albany). For more information, see Wikimapia.
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- Deletionpedia: A repository of deleted articles.
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The Wikipedia Graveyard
This list memorializes articles I believe were unjustifiably deleted and features I believe were wrongly removed.
- Conrad Murray (now a redirect)
- Google Sightseeing
- Jeopardy! set evolution (now a redirect) (version at U.S. Game Shows Wiki)
- Date autoformatting
- "In popular culture" sections (some still exist, but they are banned on other pages)
- Spoiler alerts
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