Wikipedia:Reward board

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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]

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 Good Article
  • Reward: 1 Dogecoin Or a barnstar
  • Limit on rewards: One coin per article.
  • Expires: 1 April 2016. 8 April 2015
@Retartist: Featured status is a fair jump from where theses article are now, would you consider offering a reward to promote either article to GA? Perhaps a barn star? Freikorp (talk) 00:01, 21 January 2015 (UTC)
@Freikorp: Sure ill change it now. RetΔrtist (разговор) 00:09, 21 January 2015 (UTC)
  • The Doge meme is currently at GAN so it might take a while for it to be reviewed. GamerPro64 17:36, 29 March 2015 (UTC)

Blackrock FAC[edit]

  • Offeror: Freikorp (talk)
  • Date offered: 06:23, 21 February 2015 (UTC)
  • Request: Provide a review of Blackrock (film) at its FAC nomination
  • Reward: A barnstar and I will review any FAC, PR or GAN of your choice, or I will donate AUD20 to the wikimedia foundation or any non-religious/political charity of your choice.
  • Limit on rewards: Rewards will, of course, still be given to users who oppose the nomination, provided they give detailed instructions on what must be done to achieve support. I will attempt to address all your concerns, and the reward will only be given once you review my responses.
  • Expires: 15 April 2015

Photo Requests[edit]

Networking article improvements[edit]

  • Offeror: ~KvnG
  • Date offered: 16:51, 6 March 2015 (UTC)
  • Request: Most improvements to WP:NETWORK articles before expiration. Post diffs to my talk page. I will assess and score one point for each increment in quality grade.
  • Reward: Classic Mater Merlin electronic game
  • Expires: 6 June 2015

Professional sound production article improvements[edit]

Audio networking improvements[edit]

Watershed maps[edit]

Stub expanson (2nd revision)[edit]

Improving RfD template functionality[edit]

  • Offeror: BDD (talk)
  • Date offered: 16:59, 25 February 2015 (UTC)
  • Request: Improve the {{rfd2}} template as requested Template talk:Rfd2#Improving functionality; three improvements are requested.
  • Reward: A barnstar for the editor who performs each edit. If at least two of these are completed in one week (by the end of 4 March 2015, UTC), I will make a donation of $20 (or $30, if all three are completed) to the Wikimedia Foundation. I would like to do that on behalf of the editors who improve the template; if anyone knows of a way to explicitly donate on someone's behalf, please let me know.
  • Expires: 25 February 2016


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