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This is a new account but I'm not new to Wikipedia. I originally started editing years ago, mostly anonymously, other times under the username, NwJerseyLiz (contributions here, not many edits) which I stopped using in 2010. That year, I switched to editing under IP accounts 126.96.36.199 (contributions here, over 2,000 edits) or 188.8.131.52 (contributions here), but have created this username account (contributions here) so I can do a variety of activities that unregistered accounts can not do. There are times though that I do not want to log in, especially if I'm feeling Wikihounded. But you can find me on either one of those two last accounts. Here's my breakdown of edit history with this account. Newjerseyliz (talk) 00:14, 27 July 2013 (UTC)
Due to another username change, I'm now Liz Let's Talk ! 16:29, 19 August 2013 (UTC)
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The Christmas truce was a series of unofficial truces between British and German forces which occurred along the Western Front of World War I around Christmas 1914. In the week leading up to Christmas, soldiers exchanged seasonal greetings and songs between their trenches. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, many soldiers from both sides independently ventured into "no man's land" between the lines. There they mingled, exchanged food and souvenirs, and on several occasions held joint burial ceremonies and carol-singing. Troops from both sides were also friendly enough to play games of football with one another.
Although fighting continued to take place in some places, the truce is often considered a symbolic moment of peace and humanity amidst one of the most violent events of human history. However, the high commanders on both sides saw it as insubordination, and it was not repeated after 1914.
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Art+Feminism | Train the Trainers
- Monday, October 27, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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Art+Feminism is pleased to announce Train the Trainers, a series of workshops in advance of the second annual international Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. We will provide tutorials for both the beginner Wikipedian and the more experienced editor. Learn the best practices on writing entries that stick and how to facilitate the empowerment of your community. The first workshop will take place on October 27, 2014 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York. Women, women-identified and male allies welcomed. Experienced editors please talk on the meet up page to help co-facilitate. Light refreshments will be served.