User:Victor Lopes

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Hello, and welcome to my user page! I'm a Brazilian Wikipedian, but I have always read/edited the English Wikipedia more than the Portuguese one, since the rules over there are not so clear (to the extend that some are simply ignored) and some users tend to be too harsh. Anyway, I've been working hard on articles over there, so that the free knowledge spirit is kept alive (indeed, I now have more articles created there than here). If you want to know more about me, my activities around here and my contacts on real life, just take a look at the userboxes. Feel free to talk to me at my talk page. If you want to know what I'm up to now, take a look at the "Currently working on" section below or check my personal sandbox.

What I do here[edit]

I mostly edit and create articles relating to music and Brazil (mostly geography and some biographies), with significant contributions to Ufology and games, too. I also work on the maintenance of articles by tagging them, requesting their deletion or doing some wikifying and cleanup - with special attention to categorization, my favorite maintenance task. I check WP:NEEDCAT and User:Danilo.mac/Category loops regularly and I think you should do it too.

Currently working on[edit]

Trivia[edit]

Note that because some of the articles I created or edited have been deleted these numbers will never be 100% accurate.

Articles[edit]

Note that because some articles already existed as redirects and I added content to them without actually creating a new page, these numbers will never be accurate either. Also, the list below does not consider redirects that I created myself.

Edits[edit]

Essays[edit]

Essays are a nice way to express my opinions and pieces of advice in an extensive way. I created a few of them, as follows:

Awards[edit]

100px The Laughing (at you) Barnstar
This user has been tricked by Basketball110's "Tricked" page. This award used to be a barnstar, so consider it a barnstar.

Basketball110 what famous people say 01:21, 25 February 2008 (UTC)

Surreal Barnstar.png The Surreal Barnstar
Good Work Pensil (talk) 20:59, 10 March 2008 (UTC)
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This user has found  RyRy5 's Fake Secret Page on March 24, 2008, at 21:05! Can you find the real Secret Page? .Ver. 2.5
Original Barnstar.png The Super Secret Barnstar
This user has found  RyRy5 's Secret Page on March 24, 2008, at 21:09! Who will be next? Can you find my Secret Page? Ver. 2.5
Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar.png The Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar
For your fast response and help on WP:ANI. Thank you! --Avant-garde a clue-hexaChord2 22:17, 28 February 2009 (UTC)
This editor is a Senior Editor and is entitled to display this Rhodium Editor Star.


Places I've been to[edit]

Nationality State/country Cities
In Brazil  Amazonas Iranduba, Manaus.
 Bahia Camaçari, Cairu, Salvador.
 Minas Gerais Bueno Brandão.
 Paraná Curitiba, Ponta Grossa.
 Rio de Janeiro Angra dos Reis, Paraty.
 Rio Grande do Sul Canela, Cambará do Sul, Caxias do Sul, Gramado, São Francisco de Paula, Torres, Vacaria.
 Santa Catarina Balneário Camboriú, Blumenau, Florianópolis, Lages, Penha.
 São Paulo Barueri, Bragança Paulista, Campinas, Carapicuíba, Cotia, Cubatão, Cunha, Embu das Artes, Guarujá, Guarulhos, Ilhabela, Itatiba, Jandira, Mairiporã, Osasco, Paraibuna, Porto Feliz, Santa Isabel, Santana de Parnaíba, Santos, São José dos Campos, São Paulo, São Sebastião, São Vicente, Socorro, Sorocaba, Tatuí, Taubaté, Ubatuba, Vinhedo.
Outside Brazil Chile Pudahuel, Santiago, Lo Barnechea, Viña del Mar.
France somewhere in  Alsace
Germany Black Forest, Bodensee, Leverkusen, Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Hockenheim, Mannheim, Palatinate Forest, Speyer and somewhere in  Thuringia.
Italy Lazise
Netherlands Haarlemmermeer