User talk:Kbabej

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Your submission at Articles for creation[edit]

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Brent W. Jeffs, which you submitted to Articles for creation, has been created.

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Roger (Dodger67) (talk) 11:41, 1 July 2013 (UTC)


Your submission at Articles for creation[edit]

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Susan Ray Schmidt, which you submitted to Articles for creation, has been created.

You are more than welcome to continue making quality contributions to Wikipedia. Note that because you are a logged-in user, you can create articles yourself, and don't have to post a request. However, you may continue submitting work to Articles for Creation if you prefer.

Thank you for helping improve Wikipedia!

Roger (Dodger67) (talk) 15:19, 24 July 2013 (UTC)

WikiProject Oregon[edit]

Oregon DEM relief map.png You are invited to join WikiProject Oregon, a WikiProject dedicated to improving articles related to the U.S. state of Oregon. You received this invitation because of your history editing Oregon articles or discussion of Oregon topics. The Oregon WikiProject group discussion is here.
If you are interested in joining, please visit the project page, and add your name to the list of participants. New members may read about existing members and introduce themselves here.

Hi Konrad! In case you are interested in working on Oregon-related articles, you are welcome to join this WikiProject. --Another Believer (Talk) 15:59, 26 July 2013 (UTC)

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Welcome to WikiProject Oregon! If you'd like, you can add the WP Oregon userbox to your user page using this code: {{User WikiProject Oregon}}. Check out the ongoing and archived discussions at WT:ORE and be sure to add the page to your Watchlist. If you are new to Wikipedia, it's a good idea to browse through the core principles of Wikipedia as well. The project home page at WP:ORE has many useful links to get you started. The recent changes and recent discussions links will display recent edits on articles within the project's scope. Welcome!

EncMstr (talk) 16:30, 26 July 2013 (UTC)

Thanks for joining! --Another Believer (Talk) 16:27, 29 July 2013 (UTC)

Welcome![edit]

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Welcome to Wikipedia, Kbabej! Thank you for your contributions. I am VQuakr and I have been editing Wikipedia for some time, so if you have any questions feel free to leave me a message on my talk page. You can also check out Wikipedia:Questions or type {{helpme}} at the bottom of this page. Here are some pages that you might find helpful:

Also, when you post on talk pages you should sign your name using four tildes (~~~~); that will automatically produce your username and the date. I hope you enjoy editing here and being a Wikipedian! VQuakr (talk) 07:47, 8 August 2013 (UTC)

Hey![edit]

Hey, Konrad. I see you are still plugging away here at Wikipedia -- how exciting! Please feel free to let me know if you have any questions, either here or via Facebook. Looking forward to your valuable contributions to this project! --Another Believer (Talk) 22:16, 15 August 2013 (UTC)

I started an article for CC Slaughters. Can you think of other notable LGBT-related subjects worthy of an article? See Category:LGBT in Oregon for existing articles. Or, see discussion here. --Another Believer (Talk) 15:07, 2 September 2013 (UTC)

Wikipedia Takes Portland 2013![edit]

HistoricPlacesNationalRegisterPlaque.JPG WIKIPEDIA TAKES PORTLAND 2013!
You're invited to participate in the upcoming "Wikipedia Takes Portland" campaign, to be held during the month of September. The local campaign occurs annually in conjunction with Wikipedia Takes America and Wiki Loves Monuments in the United States. Photographing sites included on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the main focus of Wikipedia Takes Portland. In typical Wikipedia fashion, you can work individually or create a team.
Details and signup here!

--Another Believer (Talk) 15:34, 26 August 2013 (UTC)

Your submission at AfC Kitty Kane was accepted[edit]

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Kitty Kane, which you submitted to Articles for creation, has been created.
The article has been assessed as Disambig-Class, which is recorded on the article's talk page. You may like to take a look at the grading scheme to see how you can improve the article.

You are more than welcome to continue making quality contributions to Wikipedia. Note that because you are a logged-in user, you can create articles yourself, and don't have to post a request. However, you may continue submitting work to Articles for Creation if you prefer.

Thank you for helping improve Wikipedia!

— Earwig talk 18:43, 3 September 2013 (UTC)

Presentation and panel discussion tonight re: Portland vice scandal[edit]

Konrad, you might find this interesting. Just an FYI! --Another Believer (Talk) 17:45, 9 September 2013 (UTC)

Wiki Loves Libraries 2013[edit]

Portland Art Museum Mark Building - Oregon.JPG WIKI LOVES LIBRARIES 2013!
You're invited to attend the upcoming "Wiki Loves Libraries" edit-athon. The event will be held from 1–4pm on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at the Portland Art Museum's Crumpacker Family Library, located on the second floor of the Museum's Mark Building (formerly the Masonic Temple). The edit-athon will focus on the local arts community (but you can work on other topics as well!). It will also kick off the Oregon Arts Project, an on-wiki initiative to improve coverage of the arts in Oregon. Details and signup here!

Konrad, if you are able to attend, this edit-athon is being hosted at the Portland Art Museum. Our hope is that attendees will be interested in writing about the local arts community, though it's not required. It would be great if experienced editors like you were able to come write and meet other Wikipedians. Feel free to bring interested friends! Hope to see you there. --Another Believer (Talk) 15:31, 11 September 2013 (UTC)

Just a reminder about this weekend's event! --Another Believer (Talk) 16:07, 7 October 2013 (UTC)

Opting in to VisualEditor[edit]

As you may know, VisualEditor ("Edit beta") is currently available on the English Wikipedia only for registered editors who choose to enable it. Since you have made 100 or more edits with VisualEditor this year, I want to make sure that you know that you can enable VisualEditor (if you haven't already done so) by going to your preferences and choosing the item, "Enable VisualEditor. It will be available in the following namespaces: $1". This will give you the option of using VisualEditor on articles and userpages when you want to, and give you the opportunity to spot changes in the interface and suggest improvements. We value your feedback, whether positive or negative, about using VisualEditor, at Wikipedia:VisualEditor/Feedback. Thank you, Whatamidoing (WMF) (talk) 18:27, 11 October 2013 (UTC)

"Wiki Loves Libraries" edit-athon in Vancouver, WA[edit]

Vancouver WA library with sign.jpg WIKI LOVES LIBRARIES 2013!
You are invited to attend the upcoming "Wiki Loves Libraries" edit-athon. The event will be held from 2:30–4:30pm on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at the Vancouver Community Library (901 C Street) in Vancouver, Washington. The edit-athon will focus on creating and expanding articles related to Vancouver and Clark County. Details and signup here!

You are receiving this message because you are listed as an active member of WikiProjectOregon or WikiProject Washington. This message was delivered by EdwardsBot (talk) 15:15, 9 November 2013 (UTC)

A page you started (Lord John Wright) has been reviewed![edit]

Thanks for creating Lord John Wright, Kbabej!

Wikipedia editor Tritario just reviewed your page, and wrote this note for you:

Nice job.

To reply, leave a comment on Tritario's talk page.

Get your cameras ready! Christmas in Oregon and PDX Pods[edit]

This month, WikiProject Oregon features two photo campaigns:

The concept is simple: upload photos of these two topics and share your work! Whether you upload one or one hundred, these images will help capture the culture of our state and illustrate Wikimedia projects. Have fun, and happy holiday season! You are receiving this because you are listed as an active member of WikiProject Oregon or WikiProject Washington. This message was delivered on behalf of Wikipedia:Meetup/Portland by EdwardsBot (talk) 19:46, 6 December 2013 (UTC)

A beer for you![edit]

Export hell seidel steiner.png Well done on Robert Hunkins, a nice and neat new article. S.G.(GH) ping! 20:13, 22 January 2014 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Many thanks for your articles especially about the Hunkins Family and their connection to my home State of Wisconsin. RFD (talk) 16:19, 10 February 2014 (UTC)

Feedback needed on using special characters[edit]

Hello. Thank you so much for using VisualEditor. Having editors use it is the best way for the Wikimedia Foundation to develop it into the best tool it can be.

While we always welcome general feedback (please report any issues in Bugzilla in the "VisualEditor" product or drop your feedback on the central feedback page on MediaWiki.org), the developers are especially interested right now in feedback on the special character inserter. This new tool is used for inserting special characters (including symbols like , IPA pronunciation symbols, mathematics symbols, and characters with diacritics). It is intended to help people whose computers do not have good character inserters. For example, many Mac users prefer to use the extensive "Special Characters…" tool present at the bottom of the Edit menu in all applications or to learn the keyboard shortcuts for characters like ñ and ü.

The current version of the special characters tool in VisualEditor is very simple and very basic. It will be getting a lot of work in the coming weeks and months. It does not contain very many character sets at this time. (The specific character sets can be customized at each Wikipedia, so that each project could have a local version with the characters it wants.) But the developers want your ideas at this early stage about ways that the overall concept could be improved. I would appreciate your input on this question, so please try out the character inserter and tell me what changes to the design would (or would not!) best work for you.

Screenshot of the Insert menu in VisualEditor
The "insert" pulldown on the task bar of VisualEditor will lead you to the 'Special character' tool.
Screenshot of Special Characters tool
This is the Special character inserter as it appears on many wikis. (Some may have customized it.) Your feedback on this tool is particularly important.

Issues you might consider:

  • Do you normally use a character inserter? Which character sets are useful to you? Should it include all 18 of the character sets provided in the wikitext editor's newer toolbar at the English Wikipedia, the 10 present in the older editor toolbar, or some other combination of character sets?
  • How many special characters would you like to see at one time?
    • Should there be a "priority" or "favorites" section for the 10 or 12 characters that most editors need most often? Is it okay if you need an extra click to go beyond the limited priority set?
    • How should the sections be split up? Should they be nested? Ordered?
    • How should the sections be navigated? Should there be a drop-down? A nested menu?
  • The wikitext editor has never included many symbols and characters, like and . Do you find that you need these missing characters? If the character inserter in VisualEditor includes hundreds or thousands of special characters, will it be overwhelming? How will you find the character you want? What should be done for users without enough space to display more than a few dozen characters?
  • Should the character inserter be statically available until dismissed? Should it hover near the mouse? Should it go away on every selection or 10 seconds after a selection with no subsequent ones?
  • Some people believe that the toolbar already has too many options—how would you simplify it?

The developers are open to any thoughts on how the special character inserter can best be developed, even if this requires significant changes.

Please leave your views on the MediaWiki feedback page (your regular username/password works there), or, if you'd prefer, you can contact me directly on my talk page. It would be really helpful if you can tell me how frequently you need to use special characters in your typical editing and what languages are important to you.

Thank you again for your work with VisualEditor and for any feedback you can provide. I really do appreciate it. Whatamidoing (WMF) (talk) 23:42, 17 February 2014 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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For a great job on Jadin Bell! Sportfan5000 (talk) 12:16, 16 March 2014 (UTC)

Marie Bonaparte[edit]

You changed her relationship to Napoleon I from "great-grandniece" to "great-great-grandniece", but great-grandniece is the correct relationship.

Napoleon I's brother Lucien Bonaparte's son Pierre Napoleon Bonaparte was Napoleon I's nephew. His son was Roland Bonaparte, Napoleon I's grandnephew. His daughter Marie was therefore Napoleon I's great-grandniece. It was Marie's daughter, Eugénie of Greece, who was Napoleon I's great-great-grandniece. - Nunh-huh 07:00, 5 April 2014 (UTC)

Reminder: Feminist Art Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at PNCA[edit]

Hope to see you there! --Another Believer (Talk) 21:29, 14 April 2014 (UTC)

Wiki Loves Pride 2014[edit]

Hi K! In case you are not aware, there is an upcoming campaign to improve coverage of LGBT-related topics on Wikipedia, culminating with an international edit-a-thon on June 21. See Wiki Loves Pride 2014 for more information. Details are still being finalized for the Portland event, but just wanted to give you a heads up! --Another Believer (Talk) 16:48, 9 May 2014 (UTC)

You are invited to an upcoming WikiWednesday meetup![edit]

You are invited to come meet fellow wiki enthusiasts at WikiWednesday, a series of meetups for fans of Wikipedia, PortlandWiki, and wikis in general. If you are interested in attending, we will be meeting at NedSpace (619 SW 11th Avenue, Suite 250, at the corner of SW 11th and Morrison) at 6pm on Wednesday, May 21. You would be welcome to work on Wikipedia articles of your choosing, or other preferred wikis. I'll be there to help out. Hope to see you there! (Feel free to RSVP on my talk page or here.) --Another Believer (Talk) 23:28, 14 May 2014 (UTC)

Nada al-Ahdal[edit]

I'm Uncle is Nada al-Ahdal Abdussalam Al-Ahdal thank you very mach

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good luck — Preceding unsigned comment added by Alahdal262 (talkcontribs) 14:52, 31 May 2014 (UTC)

Wiki Loves Pride[edit]

You are invited! Wiki Loves Pride

You are invited to participate in Wiki Loves Pride, a global campaign to create and improve LGBT-related content at Wikipedia during the month of June, culminating with a multinational edit-a-thon on June 21. The project is being spearheaded by two organizers with roots in the Pacific Northwest. Meetups are being organized in some cities, or you can participate remotely. Wikimedia Commons will also be hosting an LGBT-related photo challenge.

In Portland, there are two ways to contribute. One is a photography campaign called "Pride PDX", for pictures related to LGBT culture and history. The Wiki Loves Pride edit-a-thon will be held on Saturday, June 21 from noon–4pm at Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 236 at Portland State University. Prior Wikipedia editing is not required; assistance will be available the day of the event. Attendees should bring their own laptops and cords.

Feel free to showcase your work here!


If you have any questions, please leave a message here. You can unsubscribe from future notifications for Oregon-related events and projects by removing your name from this list.

I created Peacock in the Park today. Let me know if you are interested in collaborating on any of these, either this month or sometime in the future. Or, if you call "dibs" on one, I'll try not to step on your toes again! :)--Another Believer (Talk) 19:10, 17 June 2014 (UTC)

Oh, and one other thing that is not related to Wiki Loves Pride! I know you are interested in genealogy, so I thought I might share this link, which includes a proposal to have the Wikimedia Foundation host a genealogy project. Talk soon! --Another Believer (Talk) 19:38, 17 June 2014 (UTC)

Awesome! I'll look over those and start working on one. I'll let ya know which one(s) I'm starting so I don't step on your toes. haha. --Kbabej (talk) 20:00, 17 June 2014 (UTC)

Re: Eric Rosswood[edit]

Hey! I am so sorry, but I thought your article looked great and was worthy of being published. I thought Drafts were for newer contributors who sought help with improvements, but perhaps I am confusing Drafts and Articles for Creation? Either way, I probably should have asked you before moving the article to the main space. My intentions were good, and I only moved the article because I thought it made a good encyclopedia entry. Sorry. :(

Somewhat related, I also saw your draft for Lauren Scott. I see now that you have made a few edits to the article, but I am not sure what happens to the draft page. Either way, I am glad that we both identified her as notable and created Wikipedia articles about her.

I went to the Pride Parade today and will upload some pictures as part of Wiki Loves Pride. If you are interested, you should attend the edit-a-thon at PSU next weekend. Thanks for leaving a message. Sorry, again, about moving your draft--I won't interfere again! :) --Another Believer (Talk) 22:49, 15 June 2014 (UTC)

I'm envious that you got to go to the parade. I wanted to go, but, alas, was working. Story of my life. Looking forward to seeing your pictures! --Kbabej (talk) 20:01, 17 June 2014 (UTC)

Nomination of Adam Kuhn (politician) for deletion[edit]

A discussion is taking place as to whether the article Adam Kuhn (politician) is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.

The article will be discussed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Adam Kuhn (politician) until a consensus is reached, and anyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on high-quality evidence and our policies and guidelines.

Users may edit the article during the discussion, including to improve the article to address concerns raised in the discussion. However, do not remove the article-for-deletion notice from the top of the article. ukexpat (talk) 19:33, 9 July 2014 (UTC)