User talk:Tinucherian/Archives/2012/January

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The Signpost: 02 January 2012


Request for Interview Regarding Wikipedia Bots

Greetings Tinucherian-

My name is Randall Livingstone, and I am a graduate student at the University of Oregon, currently collecting data for my dissertation on Wikipedia editors who create and use bots and assisted editing tools, as well as editors involved in the initial and/or ongoing creation of bot policies on Wikipedia. As a member of BAG and the bot community, I would very much like to interview you for the project at a time and in a method that is most convenient for you (Gchat, another IM client, Skype, email, telephone, etc.). I am completely flexible and can work with your schedule. The interview will take approximately 30-45 minutes.

My dissertation project has been approved both by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at the University of Oregon, and by the Research Committee at the Wikimedia Foundation. You can find more information on the project on my meta page.

Please let me know if you have any questions, and I look forward to hearing from you to set up a time to chat. Thank you very much.

Randall Livingstone, School of Journalism & Communication, University of Oregon

UOJComm (talk) 00:59, 6 January 2012 (UTC)

The Signpost: 09 January 2012

Articles for Creation Appeal

Articles for Creation urgently needs your help!
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Articles for Creation is desperately short of reviewers! We are looking for urgent help, from experienced editors, in reviewing submissions in the pending submissions queue. Currently there are 2524 submissions waiting to be reviewed.

Do you have what it takes?
  1. Are you familiar with Wikipedia's policies and guidelines?
  2. Do you know what Wikipedia is and is not?
  3. Do you have a working knowledge of the Manual of Style, particularly article naming conventions?
  4. Are you autoconfirmed?
  5. Can you review submissions based on their individual merits?

If the answer to these questions is yes, then please read the reviewing instructions and donate a little of your time to helping tackle the backlog.

Sent on behalf of WikiProject Articles for creation using AWB on 20:24, 14 January 2012 (UTC)

Military Historian of the Year

Nominations for the "Military Historian of the Year" for 2011 are now open. If you would like to nominate an editor for this award, please do so here. Voting will open on 22 January and run for seven days. Thanks! On behalf of the coordinators, Nick-D (talk) and Ed [talk] [majestic titan] 00:41, 16 January 2012 (UTC) You were sent this message because you are a listed as a member of the Military history WikiProject.

The Signpost: 16 January 2012


Request for adoption

Hi TinuCherian
I have reached here following the adopt user links. I am from Kerala and would like to be called as AB. Though always wanted to contribute, I was keeping away from editing due to confusion over the processes, frustration over quality issues - peacocking, controversies and the likes - and yes of course limited knowledge. Not that I have gained sufficient knowledge now, but feel it is not worthy and prudent to stay away from Wiki.
I am not sure from where to start, or what to seek help in. Anyway, administrator, my areas of interest include, Sociology (Indian and Western), Photography, Current events, Constitution of India etc...
I assume you would definitely have a procedure for newbies like me.
Please spare sometime for me.
Thanks and regards ABEditWiki (talk) 05:07, 22 January 2012 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue LXX, January 2012

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The Signpost: 23 January 2012

The Signpost: 30 January 2012