User talk:Keilana

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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)

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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Thank you for your recent work on the transcript. Some of us appreciated it very much. Cullen328 Let's discuss it 18:41, 4 July 2014 (UTC)

@Cullen328: Thank you, and you're welcome! I'm glad you found it useful. :) Keilana|Parlez ici 18:55, 4 July 2014 (UTC)

Chicago-ish usergroup[edit]

Would you be interested in helping to organize some type of Wikimedian usergroup based around Chicago - Wikipedia talk:Meetup/Chicago 9#Fresh Coast Wikimedians usergroup?. I think you could perhaps provide some leadership and experience with national activities that would be helpful to the local group. Btw, I mentioned this on the Wiknic talkpage because I thought people would notice it there, but certainly it doesn't have to be a function of one particular event, especially if you can't make it then.--Pharos (talk) 20:34, 5 July 2014 (UTC)

@Pharos: To be honest, I don't really have the time or bandwidth to organize this. Thanks for thinking of me, though! Keilana|Parlez ici 20:53, 5 July 2014 (UTC)

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Interview transcripts[edit]

In my opinion the transcripts for multimedia files should go straight to the description page at Commons so that they stay close together, as I've done here. While I'm sure your user page would make a stable home also, I think that down the line the two are prone to become separated - for example, in the future a Wikipedia successor might mirror only the file but not your user page, or a volunteer trying to collate the content might casually discard a userpage link as not certain to be relevant. I don't guarantee opinion will agree with me, but I thought I should let you know that I made the copy. Wnt (talk) 19:34, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

@Wnt: That's not a problem, thanks for doing so! Keilana|Parlez ici 00:10, 9 July 2014 (UTC)

The Signpost: 09 July 2014[edit]

Need Help with Fixing Stats[edit]

I hope you are having a great summer. We are at PMML. Just a quick question... Do you know who can help us fix the statistics box on the PMML GLAM page? TeriEmbrey (talk) 16:51, 16 July 2014 (UTC)

@TeriEmbrey: I'm not terribly good with wiki markup, so I'm going to ping User:I JethroBT, he should be more helpful. Keilana|Parlez ici 19:04, 16 July 2014 (UTC)
(edit conflict) Hey TeriEmbrey. Neither Keilana or I have the technical skills to fix the issue with the bot as far as I understand it. I've gotten in touch with the maintainers of the bot that produces that statistics box. I've also been reading around and the issue may deal with the server on which these programs are hosted and less so on this particular program, in which case we'd need to appeal to the Wikimedia Foundation directly, but I'd like to hear what the maintainers Theopolisme and Wolfgang42 have to say about the issue. I, JethroBT drop me a line 19:07, 16 July 2014 (UTC)
@TeriEmbrey: and @I JethroBT: - that sounds like a good idea. If there's an issue, it probably isn't just affecting the PMML pages. Keilana|Parlez ici 19:48, 16 July 2014 (UTC)
@Keilana: and @I JethroBT: Thanks for getting us in touch with the right people. Hopefully, this is something that can be easily fixed. TeriEmbrey (talk) 20:39, 16 July 2014 (UTC)

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Gender Gap task force invite[edit]

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We invite you to join Gender Gap task force. There you can coordinate with users who are trying to identify gender bias on Wikipedia (including gender bias in articles, in editor interactions, policies and implementation of policies) and take steps to counter it. If you would like to get involved, just visit the Gender Gap task force. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me or other members of the task force. Happy editing, gobonobo + c 23:43, 25 July 2014 (UTC)

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