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User:Chlod

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Hills of Sitio de Victoria - a secluded area in Dupax del Sur. © Chlod Alejandro, 2021.  View the gallery


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Hi! My name is Chlod (/ˈklɑːd/). I'm a software developer specialized in web development languages (HTML, CSS, PHP, and JavaScript - including Node and TypeScript) who sometimes does work on Java and C# as well. I'm working towards getting a software engineering course in the near future.

I've been on Wikipedia for a long time now, but I've only decided to be more active recently (patrolling recent changes since October 12, 2019). I'm really interested in anti-vandalism, grammar correction, and script building. I've made a few userscripts, and those can be found here, and I've made a few tools that interact with Wikipedia, or are made for Wikipedia, and they can be found here. I also volunteer as RedWarn's frontend developer, primarily in the upcoming React-based version. If you're into what else I make, feel free to have a glance at my GitHub.

If you'd like to have a chat, you can reach out to me on the Wikimedia Discord server as chlod#9493, or on my talk page. I very occasionally use IRC as chlod (with host mask chlod@wikipedia/chlod) on Libera, but I do check my client daily and I receive all direct messages. For matters that may be personal or private, you can talk to me through Discord or you can send me an email through Special:EmailUser. I'm always open to improvement on my editing skills and/or behavior.

Articles[edit]

Archives[edit]

Probably my most redeeming aspect. I archive a lot of things, namely JTWC warnings and PAGASA bulletins.

Scripts[edit]

Tools[edit]

Tool Status Description Code Operation
Chlod's Wikipedia Tools     Active Used to host all tools on this page. See infobox Persistent
PAGASA Parser     Superseded Parses information from PAGASA's Tropical Cyclone Bulletin (TCB) page and turns it into various formats. Superseded by User:Zoomiebot/PAGASA Archiver. See infobox Persistent
JTWC Archiver     Active Parses information from the Joint Typhoon Warning Center's RSS feed and archives whichever version is available. See infobox Persistent (products)
Every 10 minutes (archiving)
Stroke Order Resolver     Active Takes a Kanji, Hiragana, or Katakana character, and returns the stroke order for that character. See infobox Persistent
Article Randomizer     Active Gets a random good article or featured article and displays it to the user. See infobox Persistent

Declarations[edit]

I have an alternate account used for testing: User:Chlod (test), and I control User:RedWarn for automated userscript updates. I also have a bot account used for automated edits: User:Zoomiebot. Other than those accounts, I operate no other accounts on Wikipedia (aside from my Wikitech account, which is separate from SUL) and I never edit on an IP address intentionally.

Userboxes[edit]

WikiProjects[edit]

devThis user is an official member of the RedWarn project development team. (verify)
Hurricane Isabel from ISS.jpgThis user participates in
WikiProject Tropical cyclones.
Javascript-736400 960 720.pngThis user is a part of WikiProject JavaScript
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This user is a member of WikiProject Computer science

RedWarn[edit]

NotoemojiCowboy.png I'm a core developer and interface designer for RedWarn, along with a few other developers.

WikiProject Copyright Cleanup[edit]

Green copyright.svg I occasionally help with contributor copyright investigation cases, particularly the WikiProject Tropical cyclones case. I enforce copyright in WikiProject Tropical cyclones and help spot and correct copyright problems on the project. I also help make userscripts that make the case handling flow easier.

WikiProject Tropical Cyclones[edit]

Temporary cyclone north.svg I work on the article for the Pacific typhoon season articles by adding citations, archiving warnings from official sources, and general copyediting. I am also responsible for preventing the existence of {{cn span}} tags on any tropical system in the current Pacific typhoon system (as long as I was there when it was active.)

WikiProject JavaScript[edit]

Unofficial JavaScript logo 2.svg I volunteer to make userscripts requested at the WPJS talk page, and I also make userscripts myself.

Wikipedia[edit]

Wikipedia-logo-v2.svgThis user is a member on the English Wikipedia.
Wikipedia extended confirmed new.svgThis user has extended confirmed rights on the English Wikipedia. (verify)
Wikipedia Reviewer.svgThis user has pending changes reviewer rights on the English Wikipedia. (verify)
Wikipedia Rollbacker.svgThis user has rollback rights on the English Wikipedia. (verify)
System-users.svgThis user has an alternative account named Chlod (test).
Crystal Clear action run.svgThis user runs a bot, Zoomiebot (contribs). It performs tasks that are extremely tedious to do manually.
#This user chats on the Wikimedia Community Discord server as chlod#9493.
Noia 64 apps karm.svg This user has been on Wikipedia for 8 years, 3 months and 4 days.
vn-3This editor's user page, talk page, or subpages have been vandalized 3 times.
Police man ganson.svgThis user patrols the recent changes Old School Style.
RWThis user uses RedWarn to fight vandalism.
3 WikiDefcon 3: 5.68 RPM according to EnterpriseyBot
D:<Nothing annoys this user more than when a teacher says that Wikipedia isn't reliable and that anybody can enter anything completely untrue that'll stay.
Wiki-tech-logo.svgThis user develops
user scripts;
Javascript.svgThis user develops user scripts, and is willing to make them upon request.
A no money handshake.svgThis user is against the practice of paid editing on Wikipedia.
Star of life.svgThis user scored 545 on the Wikipediholic test (revision 992191450).
MedCom laurel.svgThis user believes in civility and assuming good faith.

Other userboxes[edit]

?This user uses Common Sense to avoid malware infections.
uBOThis user enjoys an ad-free internet thanks to uBlock Origin.
Firefox Developer Edition logo, 2019.svgThis user contributes using Firefox Developer Edition.
Copyleft.svgThis user prefers and supports Copyleft licensing.
Android robot.svgThis user owns an Android phone.
Nuvola apps kteatime.pngThis user is a modder.
Web-browser-openclipart.svgThis user is a professional web developer.
Milk glass.jpgThis user drinks milk.
ZThis user is a member of
Generation Z.

Barnstars[edit]

WikiDefender Barnstar Hires.png The Defender of the Wiki Barnstar
Force Thirteen. ~ Destroyeraa🌀 20:03, 9 November 2020 (UTC)
Barnstar of Reversion Hires.png The Anti-Vandalism Barnstar
This is an award for you great contributions to protecting and reverting attacks of vandalism on Wikipedia. Cristianpogi678 (talk) 11:42, 15 November 2020 (UTC)
Vitruvian Barnstar Hires.png The Technical Barnstar
You really deserve this barnstar for your work on improving Redwarn! ~ Destroyer🌀🌀 17:19, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
Kindness Barnstar Hires.png The Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar
For the things we discussed off-wiki ~ Destroyer🌀🌀 17:20, 9 December 2020 (UTC)
Vitruvian Barnstar Hires.png The Technical Barnstar
I am amazed on how quickly you included the solution for gracefully supporting the DS alerts template. You have made using WP:RW much more useful than it already was. Thank you. Walrus Ji (talk) 19:03, 14 January 2021 (UTC)
"What a Brilliant Idea!" Barnstar.png What a Brilliant Idea Barnstar
This is for the things we discussed off-wiki. I admitted that I am really careless for the past two months, which can be explained by stress I have when I'm in college as well as my duties with elevated privileges I have. I own up to all of these mistakes and will strive to further improvement. MarioJump83! 05:05, 7 April 2021 (UTC)
Peace Barnstar Hires.png The Barnstar of Diplomacy
Thanks for helping with the image of Panic attack! Yitz (talk) 15:39, 8 April 2021 (UTC)
CopyClean Barnstar Hires.png The Copyright Cleanup Barnstar
Welcome to the Inquisition :) Thanks for the help with Theobscure, translation vio takes forever and your quick responses off-wiki helped so much. Hope to see you in CCI or CopyPatrol one day! Sennecaster (What now?) 05:00, 19 April 2021 (UTC)
Albion Regent Medieval Sword 2 (6092092593).jpg Inquisitor Chlod's Reacher
This sword is bestowed upon Chlod for his service as an anti-vandal and Copyright Inquisitor. A fine and long blade for a fine and long-laboring editor. Please accept this extension of your arms, and brandish it mightily against the enemies of the Encyclopedia! ♠Vami_IV†♠ 23:33, 27 April 2021 (UTC)
Kindness Barnstar Hires.png The Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar
For giving helpful tips for me :-) Beraniladri19 🌀🌀 14:31, 2 July 2021 (UTC)
Vitruvian Barnstar Hires.png The da Vinci Barnstar
Thank you for making the CopiedTemplateEditor script. It'll make attribution on Wikipedia much more easier! Keep up the great work :) MrLinkinPark333 (talk) 20:22, 6 September 2021 (UTC)

Not frequently asked questions but questions that you should read anyways[edit]

This is at the bottom so that you'd have to look for it to find it.

Not frequently asked questions but questions that you should read anyways
What wikis do you edit on?
I mostly edit on the EN wiki. I have very occasional Commons edits, and even more occasional edits on WikiNews. I am also learning other languages (due to my interest in Asian languages), so I might have extremely occasional edits on tlwiki, ilowiki, or jawiki.
When are you active?
On Discord and everything else? Most likely anytime from 00:00 to 18:00 UTC. On Wikipedia? It depends, but still somewhere in that window. I do have alerts for my talk page on my email and phone and alerts on my watched pages on both my phone and browser, so you might get my attention relatively easily.
Can you please make (x) for me?
I'll join projects I'm interested in myself. That being said, unless it's a user script (which I take requests for on my talk page) or related to Wikipedia, no, please do not ask me to make something for you.
Can you please edit (x) for me?
If it's simple copyreading, then definitely. But if you want me to write the entire page, please ask someone else, as I am not good at creative writing.
You reverted my edit! What for!?
I always try to be specific when issuing notices, but if you need more clarification, just bring it to my talk page so we can talk about your edits.
There's a bug with one of your userscripts/tools. Can you fix it?
Sure thing. Tell me what's the problem on my talk page and we'll talk about it.
I'd like to request a userscript. Can you make it?
Sure! But I might not be able to get back to you in time, so if I don't respond, you might want to ask Wikipedia:User scripts/Requests instead.
I'd like you to write a Quarry query for me. Is that okay?
Sure! But like I said above, I might not be able to get back to you in time, so you might want to ask other editors if I take too long.
Hey, I know you in real life!
Really? If you ever see me IRL, give me a high five or something. My name is pretty unique, so I'm really hard to miss.
Hey, where can I find your contact details/website?
Generally, you should avoid substantial content on your user page that is unrelated to Wikipedia. ... Unrelated content includes, but is not limited to: ... Extensive self-promotional material, especially when not directly relevant to Wikipedia.[1]
Get LOL'd.
Cookie?
Here: 🍪.

All of the above was last updated at 00:32, 3 May 2021 (UTC).

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