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The reward board is an informal page where users who want a specific task related to Wikipedia (such as the promotion of an article to featured article status or the editing of an image) can offer a reward to editors willing to take on the task. The execution and details of the transaction are the responsibility of the participating parties, and the reward can be monetary, goods (books, cookies, etc.), barnstars, or tit-for-tat editing (like improving another article).

Reward board is similar to the defunct Bounty board; however, instead of a donation to the Wikimedia Foundation, payment is made directly to a specific editor.

The Wikimedia Foundation is not hiring contributors and no payments are made by the Foundation. This is purely a page for editors to offer rewards to other editors. Challenges may remain open for a maximum duration of one year. After that period of time, the challenge will be moved to expired requests; however, the author of the challenge may repost the challenge with a new expiration period. The aim of this policy is to keep the board clutter-free, ensure editors are available to fulfill such challenges, and to ensure the challenges are still valid.

See Wikipedia:Conflict of interest for information about monetary compensation and possible conflicts of interest.

How to offer a reward[edit]

If you would like to offer a reward such as the ones below, simply add an entry below. Add all the details that you feel are relevant to the reward, in a format similar to this pattern:

===Reward title===
*'''Offeror''': ~~~
*'''Date offered''': ~~~~~
*'''Request''': What needs to be done to claim the award.
*'''Reward''': The reward you are offering.
*'''Limit on rewards''': In the case of possible multiple rewards, any limit set.
*'''Expires''': Date until which your offer is valid. Max expiration date is one year from offer date.

In the case of a monetary offer, please specify country currency. Numerous countries use the same symbols.

Please place new entries in chronological order of expiration. See Wikipedia:Reward board fulfilled requests for past rewards.

Active requests[edit]

French Hill (Politician) Improvement[edit]

  • Offeror:Tdesens (talk!)
  • Date offered: 13:52, 29 October 2014
  • Request: The Page Draft:French_Hill_(politician) is currently unacceptable due to few sources, lack of notable person sources, and incomplete results. Get article published using new and current content for reward.
  • Reward: 3 Barnstars.
  • Limit on rewards: Max 3 barnstars per contributor.
  • Expires: 1 December 2014.

Global Industrial (Company) Improvement[edit]

  • Offeror: JWalk6 (talk!)
  • Date offered: 10:34, 25 December 2014
  • Request: The Page Draft:Global Industrial is currently unacceptable due to conflict of interest and lack of resources. This page needs to be made more neutral with additional contributors.
  • Reward: 3 Barnstars.
  • Limit on rewards: Max 3 barnstars per contributor.
  • Expires: 25 December 2014.

Camper Van Beethoven Improvement[edit]

  • Offeror: APerson (talk!)
  • Date offered: 23:02, 27 December 2013 (UTC)
  • Request: Take Camper Van Beethoven to GA. Or, take at most 3 of the articles listed at {{Camper Van Beethoven}} (the version as of this request), to DYK (if you must create the article, use AfC).
  • Reward: The {{Music Barnstar}} for Camper Van Beethoven at GA. For the other 3 articles, the Music Barnstar if you took it to DYK and the Original Barnstar if you had to create it first.
  • Limit on rewards: 4 barnstars per contributor.
  • Expires: 27 December 2014.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown for article improvements (two copies available)[edit]

Vladimír Remek to B-class[edit]

  • Offeror: C679
  • Date offered: 16:30, 9 February 2014 (UTC)
  • Request: Remek was the first person in space from a country other than the USA and USSR. Get the article on him to B-class by the end of 2014 (assessment must be conducted by a member of WP:CZ).
  • Reward: The Ribbon of National Merit
  • Limit on rewards: None.
  • Expires: 31 December 2014.

The International (video gaming) to GA[edit]

  • Offeror: DARTHBOTTO talkcont
  • Date offered: 01:20, 3 January 2014 (UTC)
  • Request: The page for The International is currently sub-par for its status as a part of the Dota series, which has the very likely potential of becoming a Featured topic. Approach The International as a sports topic similar to the Super Bowl or World Cup and bring it up to par with a Good Article, in the very least.
  • Reward: One ticket to The International event following the completion of this request, as well as the Barnstar of Diligence and Video Game Barnstar.
  • Limit on rewards: Two barnstars and an event ticket of the VIP variety.
  • Expires: January 1, 2015
To clarify, do you mean a ticket of attendance or an in-game ticket? Samwalton9 (talk) 18:32, 22 February 2014 (UTC)
An attendance ticket. DARTHBOTTO talkcont 01:43, 28 February 2014 (UTC)
Post proof you hold a ticket.--Vaypertrail (talk) 21:27, 1 March 2014 (UTC)
Why is that necessary? bobrayner (talk) 21:53, 1 March 2014 (UTC)

Channel Islands[edit]

Stub expanson (revised)[edit]

Doge (meme) and dogecoin[edit]

  • Offeror: Retartist (talk)
  • Date offered: 09:16, 8 April 2014 (UTC)
  • Request: Promote Doge (meme) or Dogecoin to featured article
  • Reward: 1 Dogecoin
  • Limit on rewards: One coin per article.
  • Expires: 1 April 2016. 8 April 2015

Stub expansion[edit]

  • Offeror: Matty.007
  • Date offered: 18:57, 6 July 2014 (UTC)
  • Request: Frederick Edward-Collins, at present a stub, get to start-class. There are multiple references at the bottom of the article in hidden text to make the task easier.
  • Reward: The stub barnstar and a topical barnstar
  • Limit on rewards: Two barnstars per person (collaborating is encouraged)
  • Expires:06.07.2015

Kurt Vonnegut photo[edit]

  • Offeror: Yaksar (let's chat)
  • Date offered: 19:22, 24 September 2014 (UTC)
  • Request: While the author Kurt Vonnegut has a very iconic appearance, there are apparently no free images of him besides a photo taken during his military service, which is currently in the article. While we are able to use non-free images "where no free equivalent is available or could be created that would adequately give the same information", I'm not sure if we are prevented from doing so by the existence of the army photo. Regardless, it would be a great solution if someone could find a free photo taken of him with his iconic appearance. He's spoken at numerous public events, so I think it may be likely that one exists somewhere.
    • @Yaksar:Would this image work out? It doesn't have him with wavy hair but he is rocking his mustache. GamerPro64 02:42, 3 October 2014 (UTC)
      • It would definitely be better! It does not, however, seem to meet the copyright requirements for us to use here. Are you the owner of the photo by any chance?--Yaksar (let's chat) 04:35, 3 October 2014 (UTC)
        • I am not. I looked up Kurt Vonnegut on Flickr in hopes that there would be a replacement for it there. I thought that it being on Flickr would allow us to upload it here. GamerPro64 18:21, 3 October 2014 (UTC)
  • Reward: A barnstar!
  • Expires: September 1, 2015

Watershed maps[edit]

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