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The Signpost: 30 April 2014[edit]

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--Another Believer (Talk) 15:26, 1 May 2014 (UTC)

WikiCup 2014 April newsletter[edit]

Round 3 of the 2014 WikiCup has just begun; 32 competitors remain. Pool G's Oh, better far to live and die / Under the brave black flag I fly... Adam Cuerden (submissions) was Round 2's highest scorer, with a large number of featured picture credits. In March/April, he restored star charts from Urania's Mirror, lithographs of various warships (such as SMS Gefion) and assorted other historical media. Second overall was Pool E's Smithsonian Institution Godot13 (submissions), whose featured list Silver certificate (United States) contains dozens of scans of banknotes recently promoted to featured picture status. Third was Pool G's United States ChrisGualtieri (submissions) who has produced a large number of good articles, many, including Falkner Island, on Connecticut-related topics. Other successful participants included Rhodesia Cliftonian (submissions), who saw three articles (including the top-importance Ian Smith) through featured article candidacies, and Washington, D.C. Caponer (submissions), who saw three lists (including the beautifully-illustrated list of plantations in West Virginia) through featured list candidacies. High-importance good articles promoted this round include narwhal from Canada Reid,iain james (submissions), tiger from Wales Cwmhiraeth (submissions) and The Lion King from Minas Gerais Igordebraga (submissions). We also saw our first featured topic points of the competition, awarded to Nepal Czar (submissions) and Indiana Red Phoenix (submissions) for their work on the Sega Genesis topic. No points have been claimed so far for good topics or featured portals.

192 was our lowest qualifying score, again showing that this WikiCup is the most competitive ever. In previous years, 123 (2013), 65 (2012), 41 (2011) or 100 (2010) secured a place in Round 3. Pool H was the strongest performer, with all but one of its members advancing, while only the two highest scorers in Pools G and F advanced. At the end of June, 16 users will advance into the semi-finals. 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 (talkemail), The ed17 (talkemail) and Miyagawa (talkemail) 17:56, 4 May 2014 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 19, 2014)[edit]

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Filming of a travel documentary

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COI Help[edit]

Hi Another Believer. I have a PR background and routinely create GA company articles for clients following COI best practices. On articles where I have a COI, WP:COI currently requires me to find a disinterested editor willing to review my work and merge suggested draft content into article-space. I saw that you were also creating GA articles and therefore presumably are familiar with our norms for company pages and I was wondering if you would be willing to help out from time-to-time on articles where I have disclosed a COI. For example, there are still some errors on a BLP page on Bev Perdue that I have pointed out here using Request Edit. I do not have a financial connection here, but do have a potential COI, so I am using Request Edit on the Talk page to ask a disinterested editor to fix the errors, in order to avoid even the remote appearance of manipulation, etc.. CorporateM (Talk) 17:07, 5 May 2014 (UTC)

  • @CorporateM: Thanks for writing and for thinking of me. Apologies, but I do not have time to review content contributed by other users, at least not right now. I enjoy conducting research, creating content, and supporting in-person and outreach collaborations. These keep me busy enough! --Another Believer (Talk) 17:40, 5 May 2014 (UTC)

Check over my new entry?[edit]

Hi! I just finished the entry I started at the Portland feminist artists edit-a-thon you organized. I think my entry is a little rough, so I'm wondering if you can check it over and use your skills to make it more in line with Wikipedia's quality entries. It's the entry for artist Cristy Road. THANK YOU! Sarahmirk (talk) 04:54, 6 May 2014 (UTC)

  • @Sarahmirk: Great job on the article, truly! I moved the page so that "Road" is capitalized, added a couple additional categories, included a bar at the bottom with relevant portals, and made her name in the lead bold (per house manual of style). All minor edits, really. I also added the article to a few related WikiProjects (see its talk page). I hope this helps! Thanks again for coming to the edit-a-thon. I do hope to see you at another one soon, and of course, feel fee to contact me anytime! --Another Believer (Talk) 14:40, 6 May 2014 (UTC)

The Signpost: 07 May 2014[edit]

LGBT in Houston[edit]

Thanks for letting me know! I'll think about what possible new articles can be written WhisperToMe (talk) 22:54, 9 May 2014 (UTC)

  • @WhisperToMe: Sounds great! If you want to tag team a page for Houston, just let me know--I had been thinking of creating one for Houston already. It would be great to have a list of Houston LGBT-related articles to create and improve. --Another Believer (Talk) 22:58, 9 May 2014 (UTC)

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Note that any non-free images not used in any articles will be deleted after seven days, as described in the criteria for speedy deletion. Thank you. TLSuda (talk) 19:23, 10 May 2014 (UTC)

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This week's article for improvement (week 20, 2014)[edit]

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Hopetoun Falls in Beech Forest, a forest in Australia

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Proposed deletion of Bonnie Bronson Fellowship[edit]

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This Month in Education: May 2014[edit]





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The Signpost: 14 May 2014[edit]

This week's article for improvement (week 21, 2014)[edit]

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The Battle of Varoux, part of the French Revolutionary Wars

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Re: WikiWednesday[edit]

Actually, I'll be driving in. Hope to find parking somewhere nearby... -- llywrch (talk) 16:31, 21 May 2014 (UTC)

Sounds great! Shouldn't be too much of a hassle. --Another Believer (Talk) 16:40, 21 May 2014 (UTC)
Thanks for hosting our first-in-a-long-time WikiWednesday meet-up, Jason! Looking forward to our next one. - davydog (talk · contribs), 02:18, 23 May 2014 (UTC)

LGBTQ Wiki[edit]

Hi Another Believer - I'd love to be involved in the LGBT project - how might you suggest me starting? Thanks! Srdemuro (talk) 01:37, 22 May 2014 (UTC)

Hi, thanks for leaving the message on my talk page. How do I go about helping out or creating a list of articles that need editing? Zappyzac (talk) 02:52, 7 June 2014 (UTC)

The Signpost: 21 May 2014[edit]

Your GA nomination of Mary's Club[edit]

Hi there, I'm pleased to inform you that I've begun reviewing the article Mary's Club you nominated for GA-status according to the criteria. Time2wait.svg This process may take up to 7 days. Feel free to contact me with any questions or comments you might have during this period. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of Seattle -- Seattle (talk) 22:41, 24 May 2014 (UTC)

Thank you. Please know that I will be attending WikiConference USA soon, which may be a bit distracting, but I will try to address all of your concerns ASAP! --Another Believer (Talk) 22:43, 24 May 2014 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Mary's Club[edit]

The article Mary's Club you nominated as a good article has passed Symbol support vote.svg; see Talk:Mary's Club for comments about the article. Well done! If the article has not already been on the main page as an "In the news" or "Did you know" item, you can nominate it to appear in Did you know. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of Seattle -- Seattle (talk) 23:21, 24 May 2014 (UTC)

Survey for editors who mentor newcomer[edit]

Dear Wikipedia Ambassador,

I am seeking input on your experience as a mentor to new Wikipedians. This survey is designed to provide insight for the development of a new mentorship support tool on Wikipedia. If you have a moment, please take this survey, it should not take more than 10 minutes of your time to complete.

https://syracuseuniversity.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_4V2SSrhU2NFOVAV

Also, if you are able to, I would greatly appreciate it if you would send the following survey to the mentee you worked with:

https://syracuseuniversity.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_4V1quUdMZ1By3Ah

Thank you in advance for your participation, Gabriel Mugar 13:33, 25 May 2014 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 22, 2014)[edit]

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Roger Ebert, well known for his contributions to film criticism.

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DYK for Mary's Club[edit]

 — Crisco 1492 (talk) 14:35, 28 May 2014 (UTC)

June photo challenge[edit]

Hi AB. I have drafted the two new June photo challenges, including the Wiki Loves Pride 2014 one, in my Commons sandbox. Could you please take a quick look at the Wiki Loves Pride 2014 one to make sure I am on the right track. It will only go live on Sunday. HelenOnline 18:00, 29 May 2014 (UTC)

YesY Responded at the appropriate venue. ~~~ Another Believer (Talk) 04:09, 31 May 2014 (UTC)

‎Art+Feminism panel[edit]

Hi Another Believer. We are planning on having a lightning talk section on our Art+Feminism panel tmrw (10:30AM) and wanted to re-state our invitation to you to talk for a few minutes (<5) about what happened at PDX, and what your takeaways were from the experience. Please confirm! (You can can also write us via email: artandfeminismwiki@gmail.com or our other emails. --Theredproject (talk) 19:08, 30 May 2014 (UTC)

YesY Responded at the appropriate venue. ~~~ Another Believer (Talk) 04:10, 31 May 2014 (UTC)

WikiMetrics[edit]

Here is my case study if you feel like seeing it! [1] -- SarahStierch (talk) 21:19, 31 May 2014 (UTC)

  • @SarahStierch: Thanks so much! Will check it out. Was good seeing you this weekend. Sorry we didn't have more time to catch up! --Another Believer (Talk) 01:48, 2 June 2014 (UTC)

The Signpost: 28 May 2014[edit]

Campaign pages[edit]

Hi! Thought I would share something in the works related to your IdeaLab idea and lightening talk today. Steven Walling and product are currently working on something for campaigns that is similar to the education extension, but a Campaigns Extension for any events. This extension is being designed to allow direct generation of cohort in Wikimetrics as well and likely would be ideal coordination point. JAnstee (WMF) (talk) 17:36, 1 June 2014 (UTC)

Thank you for sharing! --Another Believer (Talk) 17:53, 1 June 2014 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 23, 2014)[edit]

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The Amazon Basin, pictured in yellow, holds the largest rainforest in the world.

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Bubble tea[edit]

Bubble Tea.png Hey Jason, I'm not much of a WikiLove person but wanted to show my appreciation for your unmatched resilience these last couple days at WikiConference USA. You do great work for this project that I think is oftentimes underappreciated. Looking forward to working with you on making the Pacific Northwest user group a roaring success. See you around Portland, man. Blurpeace 04:46, 3 June 2014 (UTC)
Thank you so much. I am so pleased by how productive this weekend was and I appreciate your support and assistance. --Another Believer (Talk) 11:57, 3 June 2014 (UTC)

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Perth and Melbourne[edit]

Hello. Thank you for your message. In Perth, Western Australia, there isn't much in terms of gay life as far as I can tell. There is only one bar, but it can't be that old. There is however a magazine, OutInPerth, which should have its own page here, in a similar manner to the stub I created for Out & About Newspaper when I was living in Nashville, Tennessee a few years ago. I'm sure there must be a lot of buried/hidden gay history, but I'm not sure how to find it. I am also moving to Melbourne next week and there should be more there. Zigzig20s (talk) 11:11, 7 June 2014 (UTC)

  • @Zigzig20s: Thanks for letting me know! I realize there may not be too many "notable" (by Wikipedia standards) local LGBT sites, but you could always edit articles like "LGBT rights in Australia", film, LGBT people, popular culture, etc. Really, whatever interests you! :) Good luck with your move to Melbourne--I've heard great things about the city! --Another Believer (Talk) 16:45, 7 June 2014 (UTC)
Honestly I think Perth is behind the times when it comes to gay rights. It's still socially acceptable to be openly homophobic among young adults, and I was talking to a politician at Parliament House a few weeks ago who talked about the high suicide rate among young people, but did not mention gay bullying at all. The main gay bar, The Court, looks very generic (though quite big), but it was built in the 19th century and was used by labour unions apparently, so it could do with a page. The magazine too, if I manage to find out when it was started. Again there must be a lot of hidden gay history, but I don't see it. Part of the problem is that the mining industry is very homophobic, partly because those multinational corporations do businesses in homophobic countries in Africa, etc. I am gay, and am partly moving because I need a better private life! I do hope in time we are able to unearth more gay history in Western Australia and we are able to fundraise for gay memorials, etc., but that will take a while. Btw I used to edit LGBT articles a lot maybe five years ago, then I more or less stopped. Great to see you are active on that front! Zigzig20s (talk) 23:44, 7 June 2014 (UTC)
Also, there may be enough openly gay wikipedians in Melbourne to do an edit-a-thon. Zigzig20s (talk) 23:50, 7 June 2014 (UTC)
I would consider drafting a short article for The Court, if you think it meets notability criteria. Perhaps the magazine, too? Any articles you think should be included may be added here: Wikipedia:WLP2014#Suggested_topics. Listing them might inspire someone else to start the articles, if you do not have time at the moment. Thanks for editing LGBT-related articles, historically. I hope you have time to make a few contributions this month as part of Wiki Loves Pride. :) --Another Believer (Talk) 01:17, 8 June 2014 (UTC)
Zigzig: Replied at your wall. But in short, I think your characterisation of Perth above is unfair, and I think had you interfaced with the local (and very active) Wikipedian community during your stay in Perth, you'd have got a much wider window into the Perth community (especially outside the western suburbs which is regarded by most Perth people as elitist). Orderinchaos 02:05, 8 June 2014 (UTC)

Potential issuse[edit]

Hi - you have spammed projects with your material in country projects where the death penalty exists for the project your are promoting. Wikipedia is not bound by censorship, ok - but to spam middle eastern country projects suggests either a naivete or a serious lack of understanding the issue of the seriousness of promoting what is in effect an offence that is resolved by death. Please consider that leaving your message at Islamic middle eastern projects is in extraordinary bad taste.

Read and look at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_by_country_or_territory - and check where you have left your message. Many would consider such an action more seriously than I could possibly express here. satusuro 03:03, 8 June 2014 (UTC)

Read the map. It is up to you - I wouldnt post in countries that have the death penalty. However as so many on wikipedia seem to do please ignore my concern if you wish to. In less egalitarian online locations I suspect your postings would have been removed. It goes back to you - making a judgement as to the status of various practices around the globe, and where acknowledging it might endanger life. satusuro 04:27, 8 June 2014 (UTC)

I disagree. I think Another Believer is doing a great job. Gays should NOT have to censor themselves because the Third World is behind the times. Zigzig20s (talk) 04:31, 8 June 2014 (UTC)
Thanks for your kind words, ZZ. --Another Believer (Talk) 14:44, 10 June 2014 (UTC)

The Signpost: 04 June 2014[edit]

This week's article for improvement (week 24, 2014)[edit]

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The Tickle Me Elmo toy was based on the Sesame Street character Elmo

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Your GA nomination of Angkor I[edit]

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Ein Keks für dich![edit]

Choco chip cookie.png Congratz on the article review!! Hedwig in Washington (TALK) 05:58, 10 June 2014 (UTC)
Thank you! --Another Believer (Talk) 14:43, 10 June 2014 (UTC)

This Month in GLAM: May 2014[edit]

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I appreciate it[edit]

Thanks for your "thanks" on my edit to White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault. :-) Daniellagreen (talk) 00:22, 13 June 2014 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Thanks for working so hard on Wikipedia:Wiki Loves Pride 2014/Results. After so long bouncing around ideas, it is great to see this come together. (talk) 05:00, 14 June 2014 (UTC)
Thanks, Fae! This campaign has been a great learning opportunity for me. --Another Believer (Talk) 05:14, 14 June 2014 (UTC)

The Signpost: 11 June 2014[edit]

Re: Re: Eric Rosswood[edit]

Oh, no worries. I was just confused. If it looked good, though, that's what I'm aiming for. :) I really do like that Wiki is a collaborative process and that we all get to help each other out to expand the best knowledge base around. In 2 weeks, I'll have been on here a year! Time flies.

The edit-a-thon sounds fun! I really need to make it to some of those, but unfortunately on the 21st I have a wedding to go to. I will come to the next one that I am able to, because that would be an interesting and productive event.

Keep up the good work! :) --Kbabej (talk) 23:55, 15 June 2014 (UTC)

Thanks, K! Congrats on your almost one year! :) Glad you are making such great contributions here. --Another Believer (Talk) 02:47, 16 June 2014 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 25, 2014)[edit]

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The old buildings of the National Library of China house historical and ancient books, documents and manuscripts

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Warren Cup[edit]

I know you must be really busy right now, but if you know of someone who might have a bit of experience in GA and an interest in LGBT subjects, maybe you could suggest the GAR to them? It would be great to polish this off during June and mark this as an achievement for WLP. Face-smile.svg -- (talk) 23:07, 16 June 2014 (UTC)

@: I don't have someone particular in mind, but I did post a note for someone who might be interested in art or LGBT studies. --Another Believer (Talk) 23:52, 16 June 2014 (UTC)

Re: Beyonce tracks[edit]

Amazing. It is definitely easier to start from that version. Hey, I totally forgot about the soundtrack for The Great Gatsby. And it's a pity because we could have collaborated on its nomination as a GA. My love is love (talk) 22:15, 17 June 2014 (UTC)

  • @My love is love: Glad to hear! There might be a couple other former versions of articles to start with. You might check these redirects before starting anything from scratch. The article will live at these links regardless. Regarding The Great Gatsby: Music from Baz Luhrmann's Film, I started the article, and it is likely close to being GA-ready, but I did not take the initiative to go to GAN since I did not expand the article myself (rarely do I nominate articles I did not expand, since I am less familiar with the content). I would love to see the article with Good status, though! --Another Believer (Talk) 22:21, 17 June 2014 (UTC)
Great. Thank you for letting me know about the scratches. My love is love (talk) 22:26, 17 June 2014 (UTC)
@My love is love: Actually, now that I look at the list, I think each of those were moved to pages that do not include "Knowles", but regardless, they will lead the way in their page history. Looking forward to reading your work this summer! --Another Believer (Talk) 22:31, 17 June 2014 (UTC)

The Scarecrow Award[edit]

Shouldn't it be in main article? 213.152.6.214 (talk) 09:25, 18 June 2014 (UTC)

Appreciated! 213.152.6.214 (talk) 07:53, 19 June 2014 (UTC)
A couple of other wins but not worth adding I reckon! 213.152.6.214 (talk) 09:36, 1 July 2014 (UTC)

Just checking[edit]

Hi AB, just checking this edit of mine is in order. HelenOnline 14:40, 18 June 2014 (UTC)

@HelenOnline: I made a slight correction. Thanks for adding! --Another Believer (Talk) 14:46, 18 June 2014 (UTC)

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Coord missing[edit]

Just as a minor thing in reference to your recent work on statues in NYC, there's a separate category for {{Coords missing|New York City}}, plain {{Coords missing|New York}} is intended for upstate... Le Deluge (talk) 19:39, 20 June 2014 (UTC)

  • @Le Deluge: Thank you for cleaning up after me (and sorry!). I will use the NYC parameter from now on. I have a few more NYC stubs to create in the near future! --Another Believer (Talk) 20:05, 20 June 2014 (UTC)

The Wikipedia Library: New Account Coordinators Needed[edit]

Hi Books & Bytes recipients: The Wikipedia Library has been expanding rapidly and we need some help! We currently have 10 signups for free account access open and several more in the works... In order to help with those signups, distribute access codes, and manage accounts we'll need 2-3 more Account Coordinators.

It takes about an hour to get up and running and then only takes a couple hours per week, flexible depending upon your schedule and routine. If you're interested in helping out, please drop a note in the next week at my talk page or shoot me an email at: jorlowitz@gmail.com. Thanks and cheers, Jake Ocaasi via MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 23:41, 20 June 2014 (UTC)

A kitten for you![edit]

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This wiki-kitten is here to say thanks for helping with my photos at Wikipedia_talk:Wiki_Loves_Pride_2014#Commons_photo_challenge_June_2014. Cheers!

Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 09:43, 21 June 2014 (UTC)

Thank you! --Another Believer (Talk) 14:52, 21 June 2014 (UTC)

The Signpost: 18 June 2014[edit]

This week's article for improvement (week 26, 2014)[edit]

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Anubis, the jackal headed god of ancient Egypt

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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I award you this rainbow-colored barnstar for your work finding so many awesome photos as part of Wikipedia:Wiki Loves Pride 2014. Cheers, and keep up the good work! TLSuda (talk) 22:35, 24 June 2014 (UTC)
Thank you so much! --Another Believer (Talk) 22:36, 24 June 2014 (UTC)

GU Energy Labs[edit]

I have written 20 GAs and have just crammed another half-dozen into the queue for review, but have never reviewed one. As a small to mid-sized company page, your GAN looked ideal for me to get my feet wet with my first GA review.

However, I noticed that you have a conflict of interest and have not specified what it is. I don't have an interest in knowing, except to see if your COI is such that you may be uncomfortable with my reviewing it, even though I contribute heavily in helping companies create GA articles about themselves.

In other words, I didn't know if your COI was along the lines of "my friend works there", in which case it shouldn't be a problem for me to review, or more along the lines of "GU Energy Labs paid me to write their article" in which case maybe I should leave it alone. CorporateM (Talk) 23:05, 24 June 2014 (UTC)

YesY Responded at the appropriate venue. ~~~ Another Believer (Talk) 00:25, 25 June 2014 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of GU Energy Labs[edit]

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Thank you! Looking forward. --Another Believer (Talk) 15:24, 25 June 2014 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of GU Energy Labs[edit]

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The Signpost: 25 June 2014[edit]

This week's article for improvement (week 27, 2014)[edit]

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Reconstruction of the head of Java Man

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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)

Hi.[edit]

I hope my intervention on The Sound of Music Live! issue did not upset you. I just felt the soundtrack made the page way too long and hard to navigate especially with two Critical reception sections. If I have I am sorry for it and I hope that you will forgive me, if it has not well that is awesome. Again I do hope you are not upset. Bumblebee9999 (talk) 21:34, 30 June 2014 (UTC)

@Bumblebee9999: Quite the opposite! I was glad to see the creation of a separate article for the soundtrack. :) --Another Believer (Talk) 21:37, 30 June 2014 (UTC)
@Another Believer: Good! I am glad! :) I hope you will edit it and help expand it, I feel it needs more reviews but I am having problems finding any so if you have any please add them. (Actually it needs more but I am not sure what.) :) Bumblebee9999 (talk) 21:40, 30 June 2014 (UTC)

Friendly request.[edit]

Hey! I'n noticing that your signature is using the obsolete <font> tag and I'm wondering if you might like to update your signature to code that isn't stuck in the 1990's. If you are intersted, I suggest replacing:

--<font color="navy">[[User:Another Believer|Another Believer]]</font> <sub>(<font color="cc6600">[[User talk:Another Believer|Talk]]</font>)</sub>


with:

--[[User:Another Believer|<span style="color:navy">Another Believer</span>]] <sub>([[User talk:Another Believer|<span style="color:#C60">Talk</span>]])</sub>


which will result in a 157 character long signature with an appearance of: --Another Believer (Talk)
compared to your existing 147 character long signature of: --Another Believer (Talk)
— Either way. Happy editing! — {{U|Technical 13}} (etc) 21:47, 2 July 2014 (UTC)

No problem! Will do so now. Thanks for the suggestion. --Another Believer (Talk) 21:48, 2 July 2014 (UTC)

The Signpost: 02 July 2014[edit]

This week's article for improvement (week 28, 2014)[edit]

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Stir frying in a wok

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ANI[edit]

I've done as you've asked, but reverted your post on ANI to avoid drawing further attention to the disclosure. I recommend you contact WP:OVERSIGHT if you want it removed entirely. — Crisco 1492 (talk) 01:09, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

@Crisco 1492: Thank you. ----Another Believer (Talk) 01:11, 8 July 2014 (UTC)
  • You're welcome. An admin could still see the information; oversight can remove that possibility. Up to you if you want it. — Crisco 1492 (talk) 01:12, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Gate to the Northwest Passage[edit]

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This Month in GLAM: June 2014[edit]

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Headlines
  • Belgium report: Bouchout Declaration on Open Access to Biodiversity data; Virtual collaboration in the government
  • France report: Round table in Brussels; Video at Sèvres; 70th anniversary of the D-Day
  • Germany report: Exhibition photography
  • Mexico report: Edit-a-thon of Museo Soumaya; simulthaneous edit-a-thon in Argentina, Mexico and Spain about Spanish Exile; new cultural partner of Wikimedia México
  • Netherlands report: Music edit-a-thon; Library workshops; Videos, maps and Japanese art donations; Wiki Loves Earth
  • Sweden report: Wiki Loves Monuments is being prepared for Sweden
  • UK report: Free Culture; Image releases
  • USA report: A GLAM Day Out! in Philadelphia; Local History at the Local Library
  • Wikimania report: GLAM presentations at Wikimania
  • Open Access report: Open biodiversity data; Automated import of scholarly journal articles into Wikisource
  • Calendar: July's GLAM events
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The LGBT Barnstar for you![edit]

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For your excellent work on Wiki Loves Pride 2014! Thank you! Varnent (talk)(COI) 00:08, 12 July 2014 (UTC)
Thank you so much! ----Another Believer (Talk) 00:45, 12 July 2014 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Gate to the Northwest Passage[edit]

The article Gate to the Northwest Passage you nominated as a good article has passed Symbol support vote.svg; see Talk:Gate to the Northwest Passage for comments about the article. Well done! If the article has not already been on the main page as an "In the news" or "Did you know" item, you can nominate it to appear in Did you know. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of TLSuda -- TLSuda (talk) 04:22, 12 July 2014 (UTC)

The Signpost: 09 July 2014[edit]

This week's article for improvement (week 29, 2014)[edit]

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Inserting blasting caps into blocks of C-4

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The Signpost: 16 July 2014[edit]

Children's Development of Social Competence Across Family Types[edit]

Hello! A couple of months ago on English Wikisource you asked about content for Wiki Loves Pride... I guess it's past now but maybe for next year, there's the above scientific paper. It's the meta-study from 2006 that the Canadian Harper government tried to bury when the scientists concluded that the children of same-sex couples are actually slightly more likely to be well-adjusted socially on average than children of hetero couples. --▸∮truthiousandersnatch 05:52, 20 July 2014 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 30, 2014)[edit]

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A Jazz band plays in a park festival

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The Signpost: 23 July 2014[edit]

Draft:Milwaukie Pastry Kitchen[edit]

Would you be willing to review Draft:Milwaukie Pastry Kitchen, which has been on the AfC review list since July 1? I think as a relative newbie I'm not supposed to move it, having submitted it to the AfC process, but I think any other editor in good standing qualifies.--Grand'mere Eugene (talk) 04:32, 27 July 2014 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done Thanks for your work on this article! ----Another Believer (Talk) 15:22, 27 July 2014 (UTC)
Nice work folks. As an admin, I think I'm qualified to say this looks like a fine topic for an article. Valfontis (talk) 18:12, 27 July 2014 (UTC)
Many thanks! I noticed a red-link for the Portland Observer--will try to research it over the next month or so. BTW, The Skanner just published an article on Milwaukie Pastry Kitchen, here: Local Business Owners Honored by Oregon Historical Society, so I now the revising continues! (I like recursive processes!) Grand'mere Eugene (talk) 18:31, 27 July 2014 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 31, 2014)[edit]

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The Sistine Hall of the Vatican Library

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