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User:BD2412

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A man is the whole encyclopedia of facts.
The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn,
and Egypt, Greece, Rome, Gaul, Britain, America,
lie folded already in the first man.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essays, History.
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When 900,000 edits, you have reached, look as good, you will not.
Wiki Master Yoda.
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BD2412 (global counteditcountarticle countblocksprotectsdeletesmoves) is one of the longest-serving administrators on English Wikipedia (since December of 2005); and is also an administrator on English Wiktionary; and on English Wikisource; and an admin and bureaucrat on English Wikiquote.

Contributions

London skyline logo.pngThis user attended Wikimania 2014 in London, United Kingdom.
Squared logo of Wikimania Esino Lario no motto.jpgThis user attended Wikimania 2016 in Esino Lario, Italy.
Wiktionary-logo-v2.svgThis user is an administrator on the English Wiktionary. (verify)
Plato-raphael.jpgThis user has published peer-reviewed articles in academic journals.

Wikithings To Do

At Wikimania 2014.
Wearing the t-shirt that I won for my work in the September 2014 disambiguation contest.
Wearing the t-shirt that I won for my work in the March 2015 disambiguation contest.

FA runs

WikiProjects

Wikipedia:WikiProject United States courts and judges

  1. Fix (jurist) entries.
  2. List of United States federal judges by longevity of service
  3. Wikipedia:WikiProject United States courts and judges/Court evaluations
  4. Special:PrefixIndex/User:Polbot/scrap/
  5. John J. Gore
  6. Complete List of courts of the United States (including info from User:Postdlf/courts).
  7. List of United States federal courthouses‎
  8. Wikipedia:WikiProject United States courts and judges/courthouses
    1. Wikipedia:WikiProject National Register of Historic Places/GSA federal building links
  9. Wikify biographies from List of Judges of the United States Tax Court.
  10. Category:Bot-created FJC subpages needing merge action
  11. Pages that link to "Template:Cleanup FJC Bio"
  12. Tidy Impeachment investigations of United States federal judges‎

Wikipedia:WikiProject Law and Wikipedia:WikiProject United States courts and judges


The work just keeps right on rolling along.

Under the banner of Wikipedia:WikiProject Law, we will make Wikipedia the world's most comprehensive internet source of free legal information.

  1. List of U.S. state constitutional provisions allowing self-representation in state courts.
  2. /Tax protesters - the role of courts.
  3. Make sure that all court cases have citations.
  4. Fill in Postdlf's court case infoboxes for all of my court cases (and then for everyone elses).
  5. Add Category:United States courts of appeals cases to all U.S. Court of Appeals cases.
  6. Fix errant links to Supreme court.
  7. Case articles to do:
  8. Fix up United States v. Curtiss-Wright.

Ongoing labors

Templates
Portals
Categories

Pumping out the disambig fixes.
  1. Daily reports
    1. User:RussBot/Candidates for disambiguation by extending link
    2. User:RussBot/Invalid redirect hatnotes
    3. User:RussBot/Possible hatnote disambiguation links
    4. User:RussBot/Potentially intentional dablinks
  1. Projects
    1. Recently added disambiguation pages with links
    2. Questionable redirects to disambiguation pages
    3. Incomplete dabs, Compound dab titles, Categories with dabs
    4. User:RussBot/Disambiguation not needed/001 and User:RussBot/Disambiguation not needed/002
    5. User:RussBot/Foo of Bar dab pages/001
    6. User:RussBot/Plural dab pages/001
    7. Wikipedia:Database reports/Broken section anchors
  2. Populate List of political and geographic subdivisions by total area
  3. Category:Copy to Wikiquote
  4. Chip away at Wikipedia:Disambiguation pages with links:
    1. Pages to de-disambiguate: CCTV International
    2. Long term disambig projects (need articles written): Capacity, Ward
    3. Disambig maintenance: Oscar, Phoenix, Ainu, Battery, Crest, Dean, Hart, Mohawk, Pantheon, Rancid, Sam, Vulcan, NASL.
      1. Non-disambig pages with frequent erroneous links: judgment, Supreme Court.
  5. Keep an eye on new anonymous edits
  6. Condemn spamvertisers to Wiki-Hell.
  7. Keep an eye on this and various things from the list and the guide.
  8. Wikipedia:Village pump (policy)/Archive 100#Offering a prize for an editing contest.

Other specific tasks


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  1. Provide articles for red links on the following pages:
    1. Most wanted law articles
    2. Notable terms at Wikipedia:Requested articles/list of missing legal terms (merge or redirect the rest to more appropriate places); I hammered through much of it while studying for the Bar exam.
    3. Lists of United States Supreme Court cases
    4. List of United States federal legislation
    5. List of law schools in the United States

Principles to live by

  1. Be aware of Google bias when testing for importance or existence: bear in mind that Google will be biased in favor of modern subjects of interest to people from developed countries with Internet access, so it should be used with some judgment.
  2. Wikipedia is not an experiment in democracy: its primary method of finding consensus is discussion, not voting. That is, majority opinion does not necessarily rule in Wikipedia. Various votes are regularly conducted, but their numerical results are usually only one of several means of making a decision. The discussions that accompany the voting processes are crucial means of reaching consensus.
  3. Wikipedia is not the edge of the world: if you really want to say something on the Internet, and it doesn't belong here, there are always alternatives.
  4. Observe Chesterton's fence.
  5. Give thanks.

Barnstars
& Ǚzerbǿxen

Please feel free to add to the collection here. Cheers!

Legalese

Yes, I am a lawyer. No, I am not giving you legal advice.

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