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What are you doing? DRosenbach (Talk | Contribs) 21:52, 21 June 2009 (UTC)

Next time, try using the {{inuse}} template, because I saw that the page was blank, I tagged it for CSD. --Syed Kazim | Talk 21:56, 21 June 2009 (UTC)
Next time, try using a little discretion. It's not like I was starting the article on The University of Underwater Basketmaking. DRosenbach (Talk | Contribs) 21:58, 21 June 2009 (UTC)
I had a reason to tag it for CSD, as I mentioned above. You should have used the {{inuse}} tag. Happy editing! --Syed Kazim | Talk 22:03, 21 June 2009 (UTC)

Makazi[edit]

Syed Kazim, salam! Nimefurahiwa na Kiswahili chako kule kwenye Wikipedia ya Kiswahili - na ningependa kujua meengi kuhusu lugha hii umejifunza wapi na wewe ni mkazi wa wapi! Mimi ni mmoja kati ya wachangiaji wa Wikipedia ile. Na ni bureaucrat kule kwenye Kiswahili. Pia, mmoja kati ya wenyekukutakia kheri ya maisha! Basi natumai nitajibiwa! Kila la kheri, kaka.--Mwanaharakati(Longa) 10:16, 27 June 2009 (UTC)

Ahsante sana kwa maneno haya mazuri. Ninaishi Dar... hapa kwetu bongo. Nitapenda kuichangia Wikipedia ile... siku moja nitajaribu akipenda Mungu. Nakutakia njema! --Syed Kazim | Talk 14:34, 27 June 2009 (UTC)
Syed, salam. Eti na mimi ninaishi Dar, pale katika jiji la wajanja wa Bongo. Je, ungependa siku moja tuonane? Ukiona inafaa, basi tuwasiliane! Ili tujivunie Wanawikipedia sisi wa Dar es Salaam. Shalom.--Mwanaharakati(Longa) 06:37, 29 June 2009 (UTC)
Mungu akipenda tutakutana siku moja. Kwaheri kaka. --Syed Kazim | Talk 14:59, 30 June 2009 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of CN Real[edit]

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I just tagged the article. Have no contributions to it. --Syed Kazim | Talk 12:02, 29 June 2009 (UTC)
OK - i had just left the tag on all registered account who had made any edits. -- The Red Pen of Doom 12:11, 29 June 2009 (UTC)
Its okay. Happy Editing!

~Title Edited by Syed Kazim~[edit]

I will stop vandalizing if you admit that the religious right isn't racist. Liberals stereotype it that way but those freedom hating moralisti-cunts are the most anti-White people on Earth. 1488aryanpride (talk) 16:02, 3 July 2009 (UTC)

Wikipedia is not the place to put forward your opinions. --Syed Kazim | Talk 16:07, 3 July 2009 (UTC)

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William Careless (Carlos)[edit]

Hi,

I have quite a few references, and Careless (or Carlos or Carlis) is already mentioned in two Wikipedia articles - Royal Oak and "Charles II escape after Worcester" - don't remember the exact title. I always compose on page - unfortunately.

Regards' Urselius (talk) 20:05, 26 May 2010 (UTC)

For my reference: This is a continuation of User_talk:Urselius#William_Careless_.28Carlos.29.
Oh, okay. Just use the {{inuse}} tag next time. Alternatively, you could write out an article in your user-space and then move it when you are satisfied. Either way is fine. Thanks for your contributions. Happy Editing! --Syed Kazim (Talk | Contribs) 20:12, 26 May 2010 (UTC)
The article is now more-or-less finished.Urselius (talk) 11:08, 27 May 2010 (UTC)
Okay. I have removed the tags.--Syed Kazim (Talk | Contribs) 14:25, 27 May 2010 (UTC)

Dyk[edit]

I responded back on the DYK. Also I was thinking of achiving my talk page but I find it easier like it is now. Spongie555 (talk) 02:37, 16 October 2010 (UTC)

For my reference: This is a continuation of User_talk:Spongie555#DYK_nomination_of_Constitution_of_Bhutan and User_talk:Spongie555#Archive
I answered the query on the DYK talk page. If you find that not archiving is easier, keep it that way. It's your talk-page after all. :) --Syed Kazim (Talk | Contribs) 02:58, 16 October 2010 (UTC)
The alt is fine for the nomination. Spongie555 (talk) 03:08, 16 October 2010 (UTC)
Okay. Maybe you could add the {{subst:DYKtick}} template. Because I proposed the alternate, I should not confirm that it is ready. --Syed Kazim (Talk | Contribs) 03:11, 16 October 2010 (UTC)

User:Syed Kazim/monobook.js[edit]

{{helpme}}

Hello. Thanks for taking the time to respond. I have various scripts in my monobook.js but they don't seem to work. I've bypassed my browser's cache quite a few times to no avail. These scripts used to work before. I'm using Firefox 3.6.13. Any suggestions? --Syed Kazim (Talk | Contribs) 17:07, 24 December 2010 (UTC)

Are you sure that you are using Monobook? If not select appearance in my preferences and select Monobook. →GƒoleyFour← 17:24, 24 December 2010 (UTC)
Yes, I am using the Monobook appearance. Anything else I should check? --Syed Kazim (Talk | Contribs) 17:28, 24 December 2010 (UTC)
I cancelled the 'helpme' - Syed Kazim, you don't need to use 'helpme' when talking directly to another user on their talk page. 'Helpme' gets the attention of any helper. Cheers,  Chzz  ►  17:43, 24 December 2010 (UTC)
I should have clarified. I have the Monobook preference selected in my preferences, but the scripts still do not work. So the problem is not exactly solved. I have added {{helpme}} again. My apologies for not being clearer earlier. :) --Syed Kazim (Talk | Contribs) 17:50, 24 December 2010 (UTC)
I am not sure what else you could do. I suppose you should make sure you are bypassing your cache correctly. →GƒoleyFour← 17:51, 24 December 2010 (UTC)
Just did it again according to the instructions at the link you provided. The scripts still don't work. :| Any other suggestions? --Syed Kazim (Talk | Contribs) 17:54, 24 December 2010 (UTC)

────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────That's a lot of scripts you are running. Are you sure they all work OK? Have you just imported them from other users? - some scripts won't run that way, you need to use an import script routine. FF can be fussy, one wrong bit of code and it ignores the rest. I suggest blank that lot out (it's saved in the history) and replace with just

//Highlight Admins
importScript('User:Ais523/adminrights.js');

(Don't get the script from that page - it won't work that way) By pass the cache and look at the history of this talk page, any admin will be shown in a blue background. If that works then just re-add your old scripts one at a time, and test.  Ronhjones  (Talk) 18:05, 24 December 2010 (UTC)

The only thing I would add to that is...sometimes, you have to use 'trial and error'. One script could cause the others to all fail. First, I would remove everything from the page, and put just one simple line there. For example, try just this one;

importScript('User:Dr pda/prosesize.js');

Do the advised refresh/reload to bypass your cache, then go to any article page and see if, on the left, in the 'toolbox' part you have the option to calculate Page size. If you do, that shows that scripts can work. If you don't, you have a very odd problem.
If that one does work (which is likely), try adding just one more script that you want - and see if that works. Build up that way, and see what makes it all go wrong.
If it fails to work, try rebooting.
Please reinstate the 'helpme' if you need more. Thanks,  Chzz  ►  18:13, 24 December 2010 (UTC)
I added the script Ronhjones suggested and it works. Must be one of the scripts which is causing the problem. I'll try putting them back in one at a time. Thank you Ronhjones, Chzz and Gfoley4 for your help! --Syed Kazim (Talk | Contribs) 18:16, 24 December 2010 (UTC)

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Round 1 is now over. The top 64 scorers have progressed to round 2, where they have been randomly split into eight pools of eight. At the end of April, the top two from each pool, as well as the 16 highest scorers from those remaining, will progress to round 3. Commiserations to those eliminated; if you're interested in still being involved in the WikiCup, able and willing reviewers will always be needed, and if you're interested in getting involved with other collaborative projects, take a look at the WikiWomen's Month discussed below.

Round 1 saw 21 competitors with over 100 points, which is fantastic; that suggests that this year's competition is going to be highly competative. Our lower scores indicate this, too: A score of 19 was required to reach round 2, which was significantly higher than the 11 points required in 2012 and 8 points required in 2011. The score needed to reach round 3 will be higher, and may depend on pool groupings. In 2011, 41 points secured a round 3 place, while in 2012, 65 was needed. Our top three scorers in round 1 were:

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Featured topics have still played no part in this year's competition, but once again, a curious contribution has been offered by British Empire The C of E (submissions): did you know that there is a Shit Brook in Shropshire? With April Fools' Day during the next round, there will probably be a good chance of more unusual articles...

March sees the WikiWomen's History Month, a series of collaborative efforts to aid the women's history WikiProject to coincide with Women's History Month and International Women's Day. A number of WikiCup participants have already started to take part. The project has a to-do list of articles needing work on the topic of women's history. Those interested in helping out with the project can find articles in need of attention there, or, alternatively, add articles to the list. Those interested in collaborating on articles on women's history are also welcome to use the WikiCup talk page to find others willing to lend a helping hand. Another collaboration currently running is an an effort from WikiCup participants to coordinate a number of Easter-themed did you know articles. Contributions are welcome!

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WikiCup 2013 June newsletter[edit]

We are down to our final 16: the 2013 semi-finals are upon us. A score of 321 was required to survive round 3, further cementing this as the most competitive WikiCup yet; round 3 was survived in 2012 with 243 points, in 2011 with 76 points and in 2010 with 250 points. The change may in part be to do with the fact that more articles are now awarded bonus points, in addition to more competitive play. Reaching the final has, in the past, required 573 points (2012, a 135% increase on the score needed to reach round 4), 150 points (2011, a 97% increase) and 417 points (2010, a 72% increase). This round has seen over a third of participants claiming points for featured articles (with seven users claiming for multiple featured articles) and most users have also gained bonus points. However, the majority of points continue to come from good articles, followed by did you know articles. In this round, every content type was utilised by at least one user, proving that the WikiCup brings together content contributors from all corners of the project.

Round 3 saw a number of contributions of note. Idaho Figureskatingfan (submissions) claimed the first featured topic points in this year's competition for her excellent work on topics related to Maya Angelou, the noted American author and poet. We have also continued to see high-importance articles improved as part of the competition: Wyoming Ealdgyth (submissions) was awarded a thoroughly well-earned 560 points for her featured article Middle Ages and 102 points for her good article Battle of Hastings. Good articles James Chadwick and Stanislaw Ulam netted Australia Hawkeye7 (submissions) 102 and 72 points respectively, while 72 points were awarded to Poland Piotrus (submissions) for each of Władysław Sikorski and Emilia Plater, both recently promoted to good article status. Collaborative efforts between WikiCup participants have continued, with, for example, New South Wales Casliber (submissions) and Canada Sasata (submissions) being awarded 180 points each for their featured article on Boletus luridus.

A rules reminder: content promoted between rounds can be claimed in the round after the break, but not the round before. The case in point is content promoted on the 29/30 June, which may be claimed in this round. 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. We are currently seeing concern about the amount of time people have to wait for reviews, especially at GAC- if you want to help out with the WikiCup, please do your bit to reduce 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 (talkemail) and The ed17 (talkemail) 10:25, 1 July 2013 (UTC)

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WikiCup 2013 July newsletter[edit]

We're halfway through this year's penultimate round, and the competition is moving along well. Pool A's Canada Sasata (submissions) currently leads overall, while Pool B's Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions) is second. Both leaders are WikiCup veterans, and both have already scored over 600 points this month. If the round were to end today, London Miyagawa (submissions), with 274 points, would be the lowest-scoring participant to make it through. This indicates that participants will need a score comparable to last year's (573, the highest ever) to qualify for the final. The high scores this year are a testament both to the quality of participants and to the increased focus on significant content (eligible for bonus points) in this year's competition. So far this round, both Sasata and Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions) have made up over half of their score through bonus points, with, for example, high importance FA koala earning Sasata a total of 440 points (from a multiplier of 4.4) and high-importance GA sea earning Cwmhiraeth a total of 216 points (from a multiplier of 7.2). Other articles on important topics submitted this round include a featured article on the Norman conquest of England by Wyoming Ealdgyth (submissions), and good articles on Nobel laureate in literature Henryk Sienkiewicz, Nobel laureate in physics Hans Bethe, and the noted Japanese aircraft carrier Hiryū. These articles are by Poland Piotrus (submissions), Australia Hawkeye7 (submissions) and Sturmvogel_66 respectively.

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WikiCup 2013 August newsletter[edit]

This year's final is upon us. Our final eight, in order of last round's score, are:

  1. Australia Hawkeye7 (submissions), a WikiCup newcomer who has contributed on topics of military history and physics, including a number of high-importance topics. Good articles have made up the bulk of his points, but he has also scored a great deal of bonus points. He has the second highest score overall so far, with more than 3000 points accumulated.
  2. New South Wales Casliber (submissions), another WikiCup veteran who reached the finals in 2012, 2011 and 2010. He writes on a variety of topics including botany, mycology and astronomy, and has claimed the highest or joint highest number of featured articles every round so far this year. He has the third highest score overall, with just under 3000 points accumulated.
  3. Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions), 2012 WikiCup champion, who writes mostly on marine biology. She has also contributed to high-importance topics, seeing huge numbers of bonus points for high-importance featured and good articles. Previous rounds have seen her scoring the most bonus points, with scoring spread across did you knows, good articles and featured articles.
  4. Canada Sasata (submissions), a WikiCup veteran who finished in second place in 2012, and competed as early as 2009. He writes articles on biology, especially mycology, and has scored highly for a number of collaborations at featured article candidates.
  5. Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions), the winner of the 2010 competition. His contributions mostly concern Naval history, and he has scored a very large number of points for good articles and good article reviews in every round. He is the highest scorer overall this year, with over 3500 points in total.
  6. Wyoming Ealdgyth (submissions), who is competing in the WikiCup for the second time, though this will be her first time in the final. A regular at FAC, she is mostly interested in British medieval history, and has scored very highly for some top-importance featured articles on the topic.
  7. London Miyagawa (submissions), a finalist in 2012 and 2011. He writes on a broad variety of topics, with many of this year's points coming from good articles about Star Trek. Good articles make up the bulk of his points, and he had the most good articles back in round 2; he was also the highest scorer for DYK in rounds 1 and 2.
  8. Scotland Adam Cuerden (submissions) has previously been involved with the WikiCup, but hasn't participated for a number of years. He scores mostly from restoration work leading to featured picture credits, but has also done some article writing and reviewing.

We say goodbye to eight great participants who did not qualify for the final: Poland Piotrus (submissions), Idaho Figureskatingfan (submissions), Ohio ThaddeusB (submissions), Michigan Dana boomer (submissions), Prince Edward Island Status (submissions), United States Ed! (submissions), Florida 12george1 (submissions), England Calvin999 (submissions). Having made it to this stage is still an excellent achievement, and you can leave with your heads held high. We hope to see you all again next year. Signups are now open for the 2014 WikiCup, which will begin on 1 January. All Wikipedians, whatever their interest or level of experience, are warmly invited to participate in next year's competition.

This last month has seen some incredible contributions; for instance, Cwmhiraeth's Starfish and Ealdgyth's Battle of Hastings—two highly important, highly viewed pages—made it to featured article status. It would be all too easy to focus solely on these stunning achievements at the expense of those participants working in lower-scoring areas, when in fact all WikiCup participants are doing excellent work. A mention of everything done is impossible, but here are a few: Last round saw the completion of several good topics (on the 1958, 1959 and 1962 Atlantic hurricane seasons) to which 12george1 had contributed. Calvin999 saw "S&M" (song), on which he has been working for several years, through to featured article status on its tenth try. Figureskatingfan continued towards her goal of a broad featured/good topic on Maya Angelou, with two featured and four good articles. ThaddeusB contributed significantly to over 20 articles which appeared on the main page's "in the news" section. Adam Cuerden continued to restore a large number of historical images, resulting in over a dozen FP credits this round alone. The WikiCup is not just about top-importance featured articles, and the work of all of these users is worthy of commendation.

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WikiCup 2013 September newsletter[edit]

In 30 days, we will know the identity of our 2013 WikiCup champion. Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions) currently leads; if that lead is held, she will become the first person to have won the WikiCup twice. Canada Sasata (submissions), Australia Hawkeye7 (submissions)—who has never participated in the competition before—and New South Wales Casliber (submissions) follow. The majority of points in this round have come from a mix of good articles and bonus points. This final round is seeing contributions to a number of highly important topics; recent submissions include Phoenix (constellation) (FA by Casliber), Ernest Lawrence (GA by Hawkeye7), Pinniped, and red fox (both GAs by Sasata).

The did you know (DYK) eligibility criteria have recently changed, meaning that newly passed good articles are accepted as "new" for did you know purposes. However, in the interests of not changing the WikiCup rules mid-competition, please note that only articles eligible for DYK under the old system (that is, newly created articles or 5x expansions) will be eligible for points in this year's WikiCup. We do, however, have time to discuss how this new system will work for next year's competition; a discussion will be opened in due course. On that note, thoughts are welcome on changes you'd like to see for next year. What worked? What didn't work? What would you like to see more of? What would you like to see less of? All Wikipedians, new or old, are also warmly invited to sign up for the 2014 WikiCup.

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 reduce 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 (talkemail) and The ed17 (talkemail) 23:28, 1 October 2013 (UTC)

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WikiCup 2013 October newsletter[edit]

The WikiCup is over for another year! Our champion, for the second year running, is Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions). Our final nine were as follows:

  1. Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions)
  2. Australia Hawkeye7 (submissions)
  3. Canada Sasata (submissions)
  4. Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions)
  5. New South Wales Casliber (submissions)
  6. Scotland Adam Cuerden (submissions)
  7. London Miyagawa (submissions)
  8. Poland Piotrus (submissions)
  9. Wyoming Ealdgyth (submissions)

All those who reached the final win prizes, and prizes will also be going to the following participants:

  • New South Wales Casliber (submissions) wins the FA prize, for four featured articles in round 4, worth 400 points.
  • Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions) wins the GA prize, for 20 good articles in round 3, worth 600 points.
  • Portland, Oregon Another Believer (submissions) wins the FL prize, for four featured lists in round 2, worth 180 points.
  • Scotland Adam Cuerden (submissions) wins the FP prize, for 23 featured pictures in round 5, worth 805 point.
  • Republic of Rose Island Sven Manguard (submissions) wins the FPo prize, for 2 featured portals in round 3, worth 70 points.
  • Australia Hawkeye7 (submissions) wins the topic prize, for a 23-article featured topic in round 5, worth 230 points.
  • Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions) wins the DYK prize, for 79 did you know articles in round 5, worth 570 points.
  • Ohio ThaddeusB (submissions) wins the ITN prize, for 23 in the news articles in round 4, worth 270 points.
  • United States Ed! (submissions) wins the GAR prize, for 24 good article reviews in round 1, worth 96 points.
  • The judges are awarding the Oddball Barnstar to British Empire The C of E (submissions), for some curious contributions in earlier rounds.
  • Finally, the judges are awarding Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions) the Geography Barnstar for her work on sea, now a featured article. This top-importance article was the highest-scoring this year; when it was promoted to FA status, Cwmhiraeth could claim 720 points.

Prizes will be handed out in the coming weeks. Please be patient!

Congratulations to everyone who has been successful in this year's WikiCup, whether you made it to the final rounds or not, and a particular congratulations to the newcomers to the WikiCup who have achieved this year. Thanks to all who have taken part and helped out with the competition. While it has been an excellent year, errors have opened up the judges' eyes to the need for a third judge, and it is with pleasure that we announce that experienced WikiCup participant Miyagawa will be acting as a judge from now on. We hope you will all join us in welcoming him to the team.

Next year's competition begins on 1 January. You are invited to sign up to participate; it is open to all Wikipedians, new and old. Brainstorming and discussion remains open for how next year's competition will work, and straw polls will be opened by the judges soon. Those interested in friendly competition may also like to keep an eye on the stub contest, being organised by Casliber. The WikiCup judges will be back in touch over the coming months, and we hope to see you all in the 2014 competition. Until then, it only remains to once again congratulate our worthy winners, and thank all participants for their involvement! 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 (talkemail) and The ed17 (talkemail) 01:11, 1 November 2013 (UTC)

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