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Hello[edit]

Houstontexas1danielarizpe.jpg You are invited to participate in WikiProject Houston, a project dedicated to developing and improving articles about the Greater Houston area.

Postoak 02:56, 26 January 2007 (UTC)

WikiProject Houston[edit]

Thank you for becoming a participant! Your expertise in the areas you mentioned will surely benefit the project. Please feel free to discuss anything related to the project at Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Houston and add/update the collaboration items at Wikipedia:WikiProject Houston. Also, please add the project banner/article assessment template for every new project-related article you create. The templates are found here: Wikipedia:WikiProject Houston/Resources. Thanks again, Postoak 03:21, 26 January 2007 (UTC)

Music[edit]

What about other music "scenes" in this city? Rock, county, gospel..there are others. Why only mention hip-hop? Postoak 03:31, 3 February 2007 (UTC) I don't know. The Houston Hip Hop scene is the one I consistently read about in music and news publications. The New Yorker article cited compares it to Seattle in the early 90's. If there could be a general statement about Houston's music or live music scene, it would be more more appropriate in that article. Deatonjr 04:10, 3 February 2007 (UTC)

Can you help with the Houston, Texas by expanding the hip-hop paragraph you added to include other genre's? See the objection by KP Botany on the FAC page. Postoak 01:27, 10 February 2007 (UTC)
I think ZZTop should be mentioned? What about Houston Noise Bands? What do you think? Postoak 06:15, 12 February 2007 (UTC)
Of all Houston artists, ZZ Top and Beyonce are the first that come to my mind. I think Houston Noise Bands could be integrated into the article, but not on the main Houston page. I'd save it for the culture article.

Mark Bellinghaus[edit]

I'm glad you approve and have enjoyed. It would be good if you could watchlist it to check over new edits. You can find more of my contributions here. Tyrenius 05:45, 13 February 2007 (UTC)

It should be watchlisted now that I've done a couple of edits. The references needed some work. I'm still not too good at properly formatting everything. Deatonjr 05:51, 13 February 2007 (UTC)

Government and politics in Houston[edit]

We should move some of Politics of Houston (maybe mayor and city council) back into the main article and reduce the crime paragraphs...or put the crime stuff in a subsection. Very little is sourced in Politics of Houston. What do you think? Postoak 21:44, 17 February 2007 (UTC)

    • Yes, the crime statistics and specifically the Katrina related crime may be relevant to demographics, but not for the main article. It is more of a current event from over a year ago. Deatonjr 21:50, 17 February 2007 (UTC)

Jim McInvale[edit]

It's a reasonable mistake to misspell this guy's name, so I've redirected this title to the existing article. - Mgm|(talk) 10:31, 4 March 2007 (UTC)

Oh thanks, good idea. I even did some google searches before creating the article and there are many pages that also misspell his name. Deatonjr 10:33, 4 March 2007 (UTC)

Mark Bellinghaus (again)[edit]

If there's anything wrong with the ref formatting, it's probably the result of several editors having added them, so do correct if you see fit. I've just checked the article edit history. Thanks for conscientiously watching over it. I've had a look at some of your other contributions, including an interesting translation from a German featured article, and think it's time your work was recognised, so I'm awarding you a barnstar (alliteration accidental!). Tyrenius 04:46, 15 March 2007 (UTC)

Original Barnstar.png The Original Barnstar
For consistently conscientious contributions. Tyrenius 04:46, 15 March 2007 (UTC)
Added comment re Neaira to DYK. Some of the article is not quite fluent English, but very readable throughout nevertheless. Tyrenius 06:29, 15 March 2007 (UTC)

DYK[edit]

Updated DYK query On 15 March, 2007, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Neaira (hetaera), which you created or substantially expanded. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the "Did you know?" talk page.

--ALoan (Talk) 14:43, 15 March 2007 (UTC)


Buchstabentafel[edit]

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Ohmstede Limited[edit]

A tag has been placed on Ohmstede Limited, requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under the criteria for speedy deletion, because the article seems to be blatant advertising which only promotes a company, product, group or service and which would need to be fundamentally rewritten in order to become an encyclopedia article. Please read the general criteria for speedy deletion, particularly item 11, as well as the guidelines on spam.

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DYK[edit]

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WikiProject Alternative music and sources[edit]

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Climate of Beaumont, Texas[edit]

Hi, I was wondering if you were planning to do anything more with this page as at the moment it is a direct copy from the section on climate at Beaumont, Texas. To split it off seems a little premature.Madmedea 13:36, 25 April 2007 (UTC)

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Quanell X[edit]

I apologize for my confusion, I got reversed after seeing several items like this [1] and was trying to clear things up and I guess I missed one. When I saw the anon IP correcting [2], I hit the "undo" button after getting confused thinking they had re-added the ebonics-speak instead of catching a repair I had missed. It happens, I'm under a bit of stress studying. Thanks for correcting me. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Fixthepedia (talkcontribs) 21:37, 5 December 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for understanding, I've been trying to do cleanup and get this up to date with the recent happenings but it's difficult when you get some of the random IPs coming in doing bad things. I saw an IP, saw some ebonics-speak in the difference, and my brain kicked in and said "it's the same guy coming back with ebonics again." It didn't occur that I might have accidentally reverted the ebonics along with a bunch of other things when I was trying to do cleanup. I'm still new to a lot of this wiki stuff and learning.

Would you maybe be able to give some help on the Johnny Sutton article as well? There's an editor there named Brimba who's not looking very carefully at things and was part of a group edit warring with another anon IP, and now the page is locked down completely to a very stripped down version. An outside perspective might get Brimba to stop and look more closely, he seems to be assuming this other IP is actually me and that's not the case. If nothing else you could help me find where more sources are needed or where mistakes are being made if you have the time please. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Fixthepedia (talkcontribs) 21:47, 5 December 2007 (UTC)

The videos are important because while Quanell is claiming there was pushing and shoving, the videos don't show any, and the news reports based only on Quanell's word aren't reliable then. I agree it'd be nice to keep the size of the Joe Horn part down, which is why I have been trying to watch and remove people who are just inserting their opinions when I can. I hope I got the sections set up right for the rest of the article. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Fixthepedia (talkcontribs) 21:51, 5 December 2007 (UTC)

Could you review my proposed changes to the Quanell X article? I believe as it stands it has a POV that is non-neutral, and has inflammatory unreliably sourced statements, particularly about his childhood. Xdeserted (talk) 06:10, 8 December 2007 (UTC)


sry im done with wikipedia...Deananoby2 (talk) 17:20, 30 December 2007 (UTC)

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Western Refining[edit]

The article was essentially a cut and paste of website material, (an "our") was actually left in), but I restored and removed the worst of the cv and some spamminess- no refs now though. Jimfbleak (talk) 06:15, 18 March 2008 (UTC)

Temporarily userfy List of current and former Forbes 400 members?[edit]

Het Djr - since we are kind of stalled, and only at the "C"s, and I think you are the only one with a copy of the book, what do you think about bringng the page over to a subpage of your user page, so you can work on it at your leisure? I tried the work-in-progress tag, and it got removed. UnitedStatesian (talk) 00:53, 25 March 2008 (UTC)

I moved it to a subpage User:Deatonjr/Forbes400 Deatonjr (talk) 04:56, 25 March 2008 (UTC)

Great, I am also going to redirect the main page there. I also temporarily nowiki-ed the cat on your user subpage. UnitedStatesian (talk) 12:58, 25 March 2008 (UTC)

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Thomas C. Lea, III[edit]

Hi, in Thomas C. Lea, III, you said: "..."The Brave Bulls" and the "The Wonderful Country", are widely considered to be classics of southwestern American literature." Do you have a citation for that? Thanks. Best O Fortuna (talk) 07:31, 4 July 2008 (UTC)

Yes, I worked on:
But, give me some more time, they are under construction, and I will be adding more, especially his article. Best O Fortuna (talk) 19:08, 4 July 2008 (UTC)

More info > Patriarch: Pleasant John Graves Lea[edit]

This family is kind of interesting:

I was doing a little surfing for information on Thomas Calloway Lea, Jr., and Sr., and came up with this:

Pleasant John Graves Lea, doctor, born 11/6/1808 in Jefferson County, Tennessee.

Listed in the Jackson County, Missouri 1850 census
Died 1862 in Jackson County, murdered by Union soldiers

Lived in Washington Township, Little Blue, Big Ceader; all Jackson County

NOTE: The Truman's, Anderson Shippe Truman and and his mothers side, Solomon Young, both settled between the Little Blue and Blue south of Independence to Grandview.

Lee's Summit, Missouri was named for Dr. Lea, but when they cast the culvert on the Missouri Pacific Railroad station side, they missed spelled the name, and the railroad started calling it "Lee's Summit"; also in sympathy with Robert E. Lee. [3]

Wife: 1) Lucinda Calloway 2) Fanny Clark Lucinda Callaway. (married 13 APR 1838); "Nancy Howard" was their grandmother-mother's side

  • Son: Alfred E. (allow "D" in on the above, I think in error?)
    • Grandson: Homer Lea (famous author; military adviser)
  • Son: Thomas Calloway S. Lea Sr. (Jackson County, MO commissioner, knew Harry S. Truman)
    • Grandson: Thomas Calloway Lea, Jr., (aka "Tom" prominent attorney, judge, and mayor of El Paso, TX; veteran Spanish-American and WWI).
      • Great-Grandson Thomas Calloway Lea, III (known as: Tom Lea; famous artist, painter, author, correspondent LIFE WWII; would paint a mural in the Pleasant Hill, MO post office, about Confederates turned out of their homes after the Civil War)
  • Son: Frank H.

Enjoy, I am, fascinating family.

Best O Fortuna (talk) 02:03, 7 July 2008 (UTC)

Yeah, I had known about Tom Lea the author but got into editing those articles when I found out about his father. I was in El Paso and bought a book about the city's history titled "Ringside Seat to a Revolution", about El Paso in the late 19th and early 20th century. It mentioned Tom Lea Sr. several times as the mayor for a term and that got me thinking.... is he related to the author? Sure enough..... I was surprised to discover that these articles didn't exist on Wikipedia. There is a funny bit in the "Ringside Seat" that says Tom Sr. was a cross-dresser. I have yet to work it into the article. Great research, by the way. How do you do your research?Deatonjr (talk) 18:34, 9 July 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for the barnstar. You think if I keep working on the Lea family articles they will adopt me? His son, Jim (James) lives in Houston. I am going to start the J.C. one soon, that guy did a lot. I think I had heard about Tom Lea's artwork before, but kind of forgot. But, how I got on the trail this time: I was watching The FBI Story, with James Stewart (which is not that great of movie), and then I wanted to correct some of the fact from fiction in the article, and in researching, I found a movie review over at time.com, and the review was two reviews in one article, with the second one being The Wonderful Country. So, of course I had to learn more.
I can't find where Alfred dead? I have a very limited budget, so I don't have any of those good accounts where you can get the good stuff. I have to just try to pull things off the general Internet, which makes it a lot harder. I just use Yahoo! and Google, but I think it is the way that I search that makes the difference, without any good account this can be very time consuming. Also, when I look for one piece of information it leads me to another tidbit. When I find a new tidbit, I then back track, and try to find another source. I use TIME a lot, the free part of the New York Times is good (I wish I had a full account there, they have some good info, and it goes back to about 1850. And, even though I might only use one source, I find at least three before it goes in. So, if I find one piece of info, I look for confirmation at two other sites. I also have a good nose for sniffing out the crap, and lastly I think I have a decent feel for what is true and what is bullshit. Like when I searched for "Tom Lea" on Yahoo!, first site is www.tomlea.net, second is the UTEP site, but the third one is www.tomlea.com. This last site is a scam site. They have taken text from another site and just pasted it in, then when you surf there they hit you with pop-ups and adds. I went to the site and xxxporngirl popup came up. So, it is obvious some guy just rented a URL, then tries to suck you in for junk. These cheap copy+paste sites chap my butt. I also look for things that are wrong, if it smells funny, it most likely is. You can put something in an article here, say you put in that "Elvis had a special custom made toilet from American Standard". Then waited a month, you would find it repeated on a dozen sites, most without giving attribution and some not noting Wikipedia.
I am constantly surprised at how much source citing has changed with the internet. Most sources on wikipedia are just a link with a "last accessed" date. Many times it's just a title and publication, with no credit given to the author. A print article page reference is always preferable, if it exists, because the links for these online articles change, disappear, or require special access. This is true even for large publications like the New York Times, Houston Chronicle, etc. Deatonjr (talk) 14:45, 11 July 2008 (UTC)
PS: By finding three or more sites with confirmating (< made up word) information I am able to mentally sift them into one melded sentence or paragraph that is more accurate (and many times has more information than one of these individual sites alone). —Preceding unsigned comment added by Best O Fortuna (talkcontribs) 04:09, 10 July 2008 (UTC)
My best research resource is the library. I was fortunate enough to live in Houston, TX, which has most of their reference databases online. So for free you can access tons of articles beyond what is normally available on the internet. Get a library card for your local city or county library, just to find out what databases they have available. Also most libraries will sell a membership for a modest annual fee if you are not a resident. The other option is to find a local university library. I follow the releases of university presses and the regional history section at the bookstore. The articles I wrote on Zenas Bliss and Edgar Odell Lovett were based on recently released biographies (and are still works in progress). I've also translated some articles from German. There are tons and tons of great articles on foreign language wikis that don't have english language articles. I like to run down the list of featured articles in German and find out which ones have no english equivalent. Finally, I follow ongoing stories in the local news. Quanell X and Joe Horn shooting controversy are two developing articles based on people in the Houston, TX area. Deatonjr (talk) 14:34, 10 July 2008 (UTC)
About the discouragement, I think that there is so much vandalism and crap on here that good editors react they way that guy did with me, just warning me without looking at exactly what I was doing. I wish it was a little (not much) harder to edit so that the good contributors could concentrate on making things better and not having to patrol for the garbage. Thanks again.
Tom Sr. was a cross-dresser? Or are you just talking about wearing the silk underwear? He wore silk underwear (they didn't make much mens back then) because he had a little health phobia, The Mayor's Silk Underwear He died with his silk undies on... " The Mex Files. So, it was more of a health thing after what his doctor told him (which was right by the way). But, if you have something more, we'll I had not heard about that.
Best O Fortuna (talk) 23:13, 9 July 2008 (UTC)
Have any ideas about my other questions and thoughts?

WikiProject Alternative Music Newsletter for July 2008[edit]

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Issue 16 - July 2008
"We are the best band in the world....modestly the best band in the world." - Darren Middleton
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New members

Arbocalaviv, Samushi101, Carbonrodney, Red157, and dmodlin71 joined the alternative music fold during July.

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SoxBot II (talk) 03:14, 31 July 2008 (UTC)

WikiProject Alternative Music Newsletter for August 2008[edit]

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Issue 17 - August 2008
"Oh, we've been called an alternative band before. But we eat meat, so I think we're disqualified: chili dogs, corn dogs, Jimmy Dean Sausage Breakfast."- Kurt Cobain
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New members

Corythepaperboy, Hiram111, Yozzer66, and Lugnuts joined the alternative music fold during August.

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SoxBot II (talk) 21:38, 4 September 2008 (UTC)

WikiProject Alternative Music Newsletter for September 2008[edit]

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Issue 18 - September 2008
"And suddenly the plane dropped to the right, then to the left, and the ground was right there. And all I could think was, Fuck, I didn’t finish "Fix You." That would have been my last thought: I didn’t get that chorus right."- Chris Martin
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New members

ThinkBlue joined the alternative music fold during September.

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User:WesleyDodds

SoxBot II (talk) 19:59, 3 October 2008 (UTC)

WikiProject Alternative Music Newsletter for October 2008[edit]

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Issue 19 - October 2008
"When we were trying to sell 'This Corrosion' to Steinman, we said it was like the high point of a Borgia disco evening and he went for it. Nobody makes gloriously stupid records anymore."- Andrew Eldritch
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New members

SanePsychotic joined the alternative music fold during October.

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SoxBot II (talk) 02:46, 2 November 2008 (UTC)

WikiProject Alternative Music Newsletter for November 2008[edit]

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Issue 20 - November 2008
"I had access to the most quality fanny available." - Jarvis Cocker
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New members

A Stop at Willoughby and Trap The Drum Wonder joined the alternative music fold during November.

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SoxBot II (talk) 02:55, 10 December 2008 (UTC)

WikiProject Alternative Music Newsletter for December 2008[edit]

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Issue 21 - December 2008
"Anthony's a sex symbol. You see the thing is for the girls they're like 'oh Anthony he's so beautiful! And his muscles and his hair and oh golly he's so sexy!' but with me its like [with men] 'DUDE YOU'RE SO AWESOME...WOW DUDE. WOW!" - Flea
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New members

Papa November and S. Dean Jameson joined the alternative music fold during December.

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SoxBot II (talk) 17:41, 2 January 2009 (UTC)

WikiProject Alternative Music Newsletter for February 2009[edit]

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Issue 23 - February 2009
"I want to find the guy that invented compression and tear his liver out. I hate it. It makes everything sound like a beer commercial." - Steve Albini
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New members

MikeGruz and Blackadam2 joined the alternative music fold during February.

Editors

User:WesleyDodds

SoxBot II (talk) 03:08, 1 March 2009 (UTC)

AfD nomination of Chris Gorman (disambiguation)[edit]

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List of Houston neighborhoods[edit]

Please review and participate in the discussion to determine if/how Houston neighborhood articles should be merged/redirected to List of Houston neighborhoods. Thanks, Postoak (talk) 21:51, 4 April 2009 (UTC)

WikiProject Alternative Music Newsletter for March 2009[edit]

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Issue 24 - March 2009
"I got a lot of shit for the Rolling Stone review of Reckoning because the guy really likes my guitar style and he wrote, 'on this record, Pete Buck does everything.' We'd stop for gas and it would be, 'Pete Buck does everything. Why don't you go pump the gas, Pete?'" - Peter Buck
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New members

LizParker and Cavie78 joined the alternative music fold during March.

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SoxBot II (talk) 02:09, 6 April 2009 (UTC)

WikiProject Alternative Music Newsletter for April 2009[edit]

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Issue 25 - April 2009
"The other day I had these Jehovah's Witnesses come round to my house, and they tried to convince me that the Pope was the Devil's representative on Earth. So I told them that Jesus was the world's first communist. So they left. They were genuinely enraged.'" - Ian Brown
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SoxBot (talk) 10:52, 5 May 2009 (UTC)

WikiProject Alternative Music Newsletter for May 2009[edit]

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Issue 26 - May 2009
"Well, I remember hearing girls behind me in English class talking about turning 18 and being old enough to strip. It wasn't that weird at the time.'" - Brandon Flowers
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SoxBot (talk) 10:51, 4 June 2009 (UTC)

WikiProject Alternative Music Newsletter for June 2009[edit]

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Issue 27 - June 2009
"The only confusion was, I think we all thought they were women. Kim was obviously a woman, but they all had this shaved-headed, pretty, soft look. And there were lots of lesbian bands at the time, and we always got booked with them, so we just thought the Pixies were another, like maybe they were like angry divorcees or somthing that formed a band.'" - Kristin Hersh
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User:WesleyDodds

SoxBot (talk) 22:45, 4 July 2009 (UTC)

WikiProject Alternative Music Newsletter for July 2009[edit]

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Issue 28 - July 2009
"I rip off more fuckin' people than anyone in the world. I rip off my own rip-offs." - Jared Followill
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New members

Guitarherochristopher and Andrzejbanas joined the alternative music fold during July.

Editors

User:WesleyDodds

SoxBot (talk) 08:05, 6 August 2009 (UTC)

WikiProject Alternative Music Newsletter for August 2009[edit]

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Issue 29 - August 2009
"We've been having lots of sex, and we're pregnant with the new baby already. It's vicious! It will have claws, like Freddy Kruger's lovechild.'" - Tom Meighan
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New members

Dylan620, SteelersFan UK06, Guitarherochristopher and Thatguykalem joined the alternative music fold during August.

Editors

User:WesleyDodds

SoxBot (talk) 15:23, 7 September 2009 (UTC)

Templates for deletion nomination of Template:Beaumont, Texas[edit]

Nuvola apps important.svgTemplate:Beaumont, Texas has been nominated for deletion. You are invited to comment on the discussion at the template's entry on the Templates for Deletion page. Thank you. Locos epraix ~ Beastepraix 17:24, 9 September 2009 (UTC)

Wikipedia Ambassador Program in Houston[edit]

Hi! I'm leaving you this message because you're listed as a Wikipedian from Houston. The Wikipedia Ambassador Program is currently looking for Campus Ambassadors from the Houston area, to help with Wikipedia assignments at Texas Southern University. Classes at TSU will be participating in the Public Policy Initiative for the Spring 2011 semester, and the role of Campus Ambassadors will be to provide face-to-face training and support for students on Wikipedia-related skills (how to edit articles, how to add references, etc.). This includes doing in-class presentations, running workshops and labs, possibly holding office hours, and in general providing in-person mentorship for students.

Prior Wikipedia skills are not required for the role, as training will be provided for all Campus Ambassadors (although, of course, being an experienced editor is a plus).

If you are interested in being a Wikipedia Campus Ambassador, or know someone in Houston who might be, please email me or leave a message on my talk page. Thanks!--Sage Ross - Online Facilitator, Wikimedia Foundation (talk) 20:12, 1 December 2010 (UTC)

June drive[edit]

Hey there Deatonjr, I noticed you had added Rainbow Magic to your June wikification log. I just wanted to remind you that the Drive doesn't start until June first, and today is only May 31. :) I see you're also working on Blood Angels and Shopaholic & Sister, so I advise you to wait a few hours, til 0:00 UTC time, so you can count them. Nolelover It's almost football season! 14:32, 31 May 2011 (UTC)

Good job on noticing this before I did Nole!Sumsum2010·T·C 19:44, 31 May 2011 (UTC)
Lol...Heck, I wouldn't have thought anything of it except that WikiCopter made the same mistake. :) As to me noticing it before you, it might just have been that I was on earlier. ;) Nolelover It's almost football season! 19:51, 31 May 2011 (UTC)
Okay, I will comment this out on the log. Deatonjr (talk) 20:11, 31 May 2011 (UTC)


Your GA nomination of Quanell X[edit]

The article Quanell X you nominated as a good article has failed Symbol unsupport vote.svg; see Talk:Quanell X for reasons why the nomination failed. If or when these points have been taken care of, you may apply for a new nomination of said article. – Quadell (talk) 17:01, 10 August 2011 (UTC)

Wiki Loves Pride: Houston[edit]

You are invited to participate in Wiki Loves Pride 2014, a campaign to improve coverage of LGBT-related content on Wikipedia throughout the month of June. On June 21, there will be a multi-national edit-a-thon, if you wish to participate. Here is the project page for Houston: Wikipedia:Meetup/Houston/Wiki Loves Pride 2014. Ways to help? Create or improve LGBT-related articles, host an edit-a-thon at a local coffeeshop, library or other location, or photograph LGBT culture and history in the Houston area. Visit the project page for more information, and if you are interested in contributing, just add your name to the list of supporters or add the results of your work. Thanks for your consideration! --Another Believer (Talk) 20:38, 11 May 2014 (UTC)