User:BlackJack

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About Me
Name This user's name is Jack.
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Husband & Dad This user is a husband and a father.
60+ This user is a sexagenarian.
Yorkshire rose.svg This user lives in Yorkshire.
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Yorkshire rose.svg EN-YO This user is Yorkshire Born 'n' Bred
Scotland This user is of
Scottish ancestry.
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This user does not smoke.

Countries
Flag of England.svg This user lives in England
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Europe
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This user has set foot in 30 countries of the world.
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Career
(R) After 45 years of hard work, this user is (at last) retired.
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PROG This user is an expert in Programming.
CICS-5 This user is a professional CICS programmer.
COBOL-4 This user is an expert COBOL programmer.
HTML-4 This user is an expert HTML user.
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Interests
Cricketball.svg This user is a member of
WikiProject Cricket.
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Sports & games
Chess kdt45.svg This user plays chess.
Cards This user enjoys playing card games.
Cricketball.svg This user played cricket
Rugby ball.jpg This user played rugby league
Rugby ball.jpg This user played rugby union
Yorkshire rose.svg This user supports Yorkshire County Cricket Club.
LFC This user supports Liverpool FC and will never walk alone.

Languages
en This user is a native speaker of English.
de-2 Dieser Benutzer hat fortgeschrittene Deutschkenntnisse.
fr-1 Cet utilisateur peut contribuer avec un niveau élémentaire de français.
AmE-0 This user does not understand the American "English" "language" artificially created by Noah Webster in 1828 for no other reason than just to be "different" and bloody well doesn't want to.
LE-0 This individual still maintains a shred of dignity in this insane world by adhering to correct spelling, grammar, punctuation and capitalisation.
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This user thinks invented gender-neutral pronouns are ugly and stupid, and opposes their use in all situations.
. The This user does not put two spaces after a full stop.
A, B and C This user prefers not to use the serial comma.

Food & drink
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This user eats
Marmalade
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History
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Ancient Greece
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Cinema
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Wikiproject Westerns

Books
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Art
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art history.
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This user is interested in the Renaissance period.
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Music
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Blue This user enjoys The Blues.
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60s This user is a fan of Sixties music.
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Wikipedia
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72,500+ This user has made more than 72,500 contributions to Wikipedia.
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and is entitled to display this
Bufonite Editor Star.
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Symbol question.svg This user has written or expanded 2 articles featured in the Did You Know section on the Main Page.
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an edit summary.
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This user is against advertisements on Wikipedia.

Userboxes
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Welcome

Hello. My name is Jack. It is Monday, 5 December 2016 at 15:23. There are 5,300,032 articles in the English Wikipedia and approximately 40,000 of them are about cricket. If you are interested in "the noble game" yourself, then please become a Wikipedia member and join us at WP:CRIC.

Other pages

sandbox | sandbox1 | sandbox2 | sandbox3 | sandbox4 | archives

Blackjack! The face cards (Jack, Queen, and King) count as 10 points, and the Ace counts as 1 or 11.
United States Government 1875 reissue of the original 1863 "Black Jack" postage stamp

Current activity

Articles needed

Season reviews

  • improving 18th century season reviews (see below) – currently 1736

GAN/GAR

Lists of players

Biographies

Season reviews

Check all occasional teams against List of historically significant English cricket teams and all players against List of early English cricketers to 1786.

Awaiting review

Note: all these open with nth season statement and all have an important match section and footnote.

  • 1736 English cricket season – extensive copyedit required; citations to be checked and formats to be standardised; add ACS; linking probably okay; list "first mentions"
  • 1737 English cricket season – table and citation formats to be standardised; add ACS; linking incomplete; list "first mentions"
  • 1738 English cricket season – table and citation formats to be standardised; add ACS; linking incomplete; list "first mentions"
  • 1739 English cricket season – table and citation formats to be standardised; add ACS; linking incomplete; list "first mentions"
  • 1740 English cricket season – table and citation formats to be standardised; add ACS; linking incomplete; list "first mentions"

Finished

C-class ratings are generally because the intro is too short for B-class (articles are of limited size due to lack of data)

Other articles under review

County lists

  • CTC/Cambridgeshire is complete (1817 to 1871)numerous redlinks
  • Derbyshire is complete to end of 2016 – all players have articles
  • Durham is complete to end of 2015 – all players have articles
  • Essex is complete to end of 2016 – all players have articles
  • Glamorgan is complete to end of 2015 – all players have articles
  • Gloucs is complete to end of 2015 – all players have articles
  • Hampshire is complete to end of 2015 – this is the outstanding list, comprehensively detailed and great work by AA
  • Kent is complete to end of 2015about 200 redlinks
  • Lancashire is complete to end of 2015 – all players have articles
  • Leics is complete to end of 2015 – all players have articles
  • London County is complete (1900 to 1904)about 40 redlinks
  • Middlesex is complete to end of 2015about 200 redlinks
  • Northants is complete to end of 2015 – all players have articles
  • Notts is complete to end of 2015about 200 redlinks
  • Somerset is complete to end of 2015 – all players have articles (this list has an individual format with no "scorecard name")
  • Surrey is complete to end of 2015about 200 redlinks
  • Sussex is complete to end of 2015 – all players have articles
  • Warwicks is complete to end of 2015several redlinks
  • Worcs is complete to end of 2015 – all players have articles
  • Yorkshire is complete to end of 2015 – all players have articles

Club lists

Countries

(with apologies to AA – nicked this from his user page Face-smile.svg)

Have lived in: England | Scotland | Germany
Yorkshire | Lincolnshire | Gloucestershire | Kent | Bavaria | Franconia
Have visited: Wales | Northern Ireland | Ireland | Isle of Man | France | Netherlands | Belgium | Luxembourg | Denmark | Norway
Sweden | Estonia | Russia | Spain | Austria | Switzerland | Liechtenstein | Greece | Turkey | Italy
Canada | USA | Tunisia | Malta | Egypt | Lanzarote | Mallorca