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January 2013[edit]

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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Thanks for your many small edits to several football articles. Bearian (talk) 16:36, 7 May 2013 (UTC)


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Left a message replying at the Wikipedia:Help desk. jcc (tea and biscuits) 20:11, 1 June 2013 (UTC)

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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Hello Charlie the Pig. You have signed my guestbook! Thank you very much.--Pratyya (Hello!) 11:31, 13 June 2013 (UTC)

Quickie Spanish translation?[edit]

Got your name from Wikipedia:Translators available and see you are still editing often. Want to use below but some debate over the exact meaning from a mix of personal translation(s) and Translate.google. Could you help? (It's in Spanish from Spain, perhaps Catalan dialect.) From: Jesús Huerta de Soto website (Curriculum Vitae, Labor Editorial)

OBRAS COMPLETAS DE F.A. HAYEK - Por encargo de Stephen Kresge, General Editor de The Collected Works of F.A. Hayek que en 22 volúmenes están siendo publicados por The University of Chicago Press en Estados Unidos y Routledge en Inglaterra, he sido nombrado "Editor of the Spanish Edition", para todos los países de habla hispana, de las Obras Completas de F.A. Hayek (Premio Nobel de Economía en 1974).
Los editores de este ambicioso proyecto editorial somos los siguientes (removed info in English)
La labor del editor de la edición española consiste en coordinar y dirigir toda la colección y, en concreto, en encargar las traducciones, revisarlas y corregirlas, completar todas las notas a pie de página con la bibliografía relevante aparecida en español, y escribir Prólogos, Presentaciones, Notas Introductorias y/o Estudios Preliminares a los principales volúmenes de la Serie ...

Thanks in advance for any help. CarolMooreDC - talkie talkie🗽 02:38, 14 June 2013 (UTC)

COLLECTED WORKS OF F.A. HAYEK - For Stephen Kresge, General Editor of The Collected Works of F.A. Hayek that in 22 volumes is being published by The University of Chicago Press in the United States and by Routledge in England, has been named "Editor of the Spanish Edition," for all countries speaking the hispanic language, of the Collected Works of F.A. Hayek (Nobel Economics Prize in 1974).
The editors of this ambitious editorial project are the following (removed info in English)
The labor of the editor of the Spanish Edition consists of coordinating and directing the collection and, in summary, of directing the translations, revising and correcting them, completing all the footnotes with the relevant bibliography that appears in Spanish, and writing prologues, presentations, introductory notes, and/or Preliminary Studies for the main volumes of the Series...
Sorry for being late, I was on vacation. I hope this helps as this was my best translation and good luck with what you're doing. Charlie the Pig (talk) 05:33, 20 June 2013 (UTC)
Thanks! Will save it. Knowing it was coming seems to have helped :-) CarolMooreDC - talkie talkie🗽 13:30, 20 June 2013 (UTC)

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WikiCup 2014 June newsletter[edit]

After an extremely close race, Round 3 is over. 244 points secured a place in Round 4, which is comparable to previous years- 321 was required in 2013, while 243 points were needed in 2012. Pool C's Smithsonian Institution Godot13 (submissions) was the round's highest scorer, mostly due to a 32 featured pictures, including both scans and photographs. Also from Pool C, Scotland Casliber (submissions) finished second overall, claiming three featured articles, including the high-importance Grus (constellation). Third place was Pool B's , whose contributions included featured articles Russian battleship Poltava (1894) and Russian battleship Peresvet. Pool C saw the highest number of participants advance, with six out of eight making it to the next round.

The round saw this year's first featured portal, with Republic of Rose Island Sven Manguard (submissions) taking Portal:Literature to featured status. The round also saw the first good topic points, thanks to Florida 12george1 (submissions) and the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season. This means that all content types have been claimed this year. Other contributions of note this round include a featured topic on Maya Angelou's autobiographies from Idaho Figureskatingfan (submissions), a good article on the noted Czech footballer Tomáš Rosický from Bartošovice v Orlických horách Cloudz679 (submissions) and a now-featured video game screenshot, freely released due to the efforts of Republic of Rose Island Sven Manguard (submissions).

The judges would like to remind participants to update submission pages promptly. This means that content can be checked, and allows those following the competition (including those participating) to keep track of scores effectively. This round has seen discussion about various aspects of the WikiCup's rules and procedures. Those interested in the competition can be assured that formal discussions about how next year's competition will work will be opened shortly, and all are welcome to voice their views then. If you are concerned that your nomination—whether it is at good article candidates, a featured process, or anywhere else—will not receive the necessary reviews, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. If you want to help out with the WikiCup, please do your bit to help keep down the review backlogs! Questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup, and the judges are reachable on their talk pages or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn (talk · contribs) The ed17 (talk · contribs) and Miyagawa (talk · contribs) 18:48, 30 June 2014 (UTC)

Translating Benjamin Moore Norman[edit]

Hello. I see you are listed as a Spanish-to-English translator. Would you please consider translating this page? His article would be useful on the English Wikipedia, as it comes up on Thomas Affleck (planter)'s page. He published an almanac apparently. Please reply on my talkpage to let me know if and when you could do this. Thank you.Zigzig20s (talk) 10:23, 3 July 2014 (UTC)

Thank you. Do you know which citation/reference to use for the info you've added it? Or is it simply not referenced on the Spanish article?Zigzig20s (talk) 21:14, 3 July 2014 (UTC)
Your welcome! I'm glad to help. I added the website I used to the external links section on the page, which is http://www.rc.umd.edu/gallery/moonlight-uxmal-ruins .Charlie the Pig (talk) 03:28, 4 July 2014 (UTC)

Translation Help?[edit]

Hello Mr. Pig! I'm looking for a Spanish-speaking editor who has the time and interest to update the spanish AIG page. It looks like it could use some TLC to bring it up to speed with the English article. Thanks! MsGingerHoneycutt (talk) 20:56, 7 August 2014 (UTC)

WikiCup 2014 August newsletter[edit]

The final of the 2014 WikiCup begins in a few short minutes! Our eight finalists are listed below, along with their placement in Round 4:

  1. Smithsonian Institution Godot13 (submissions), a WikiCup newcomer, finished top of Pool A and was the round's highest scorer. Godot is a featured picture specialist, claiming large numbers of points due to high-quality scans of historical documents, especially banknotes.
  2. Scotland Casliber (submissions) is a WikiCup veteran, having been a finalist every year since 2010. In the semi-final, he was Pool B's highest scorer. Cas's points primarily come from articles on the natural sciences.
  3. Nepal Czar (submissions) was Pool A's runner-up. Czar's points come mostly from content related to independent video games, including both articles and topics.
  4. Oh, better far to live and die / Under the brave black flag I fly... Adam Cuerden (submissions) was Pool B's runner-up. Another featured picture specialist, many of Adam's points come from the restoration of historical media. He has been a WikiCup finalist twice before.
  5. Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions) won the WikiCup in 2012 and 2013, and enters this final as the first wildcard. She focuses on biology-related articles, and has worked on several high-importance articles.
  6. Florida 12george1 (submissions) is the second wildcard. George's points come primarily from meteorology-related articles. This year and last year, George was the first person in the competition to score.
  7. Colorado Sturmvogel 66 (submissions), the third wildcard, was the 2010 champion and a finalist last year. His writes mostly on military history, especially naval history.
  8. Canada Bloom6132 (submissions), the fourth and final wildcard, has participated in previous WikiCups, but not reached any finals. Bloom's points are mostly thanks to did you knows, featured lists and good articles related to sport and national symbols.

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