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Hurricane warning. (Very high level of vandalism.)

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Immediate requests[edit]

Category Entries
Wikipedians looking for help 2
Requests for unblock 22
Candidates for speedy deletion as attack pages 1
Candidates for speedy deletion as copyright violations 11
Candidates for speedy deletion 253
Wikipedia fully-protected edit requests 4


Category Entries
Articles for deletion 951
Templates for deletion 273
Categories for deletion 437
Wikipedia files for discussion 1,101
All redirects for discussion 570
Miscellaneous pages for deletion 113
Possible copyright violations 129
All articles proposed for deletion 309
Unsorted AfD debates 3
All files with the same name on Commons 25

Image copyright problems[edit]

Category Entries
Orphaned fair use 497
Unknown copyright status 213
Unknown source 127
No fair use rationale 10
Replaceable fair use images 16
Disputed fair use images 2

Page protection[edit]

Category Entries
Protected 241
Semi-protected user and user talk pages 689
Protected user and user talk pages 292
Protected against vandalism 5
Protected talk pages of blocked users 39
Semi-protected 1,012
Arbitration 500/30 restricted 232


General cleanup

Category Entries Percentage
All pages needing cleanup 21,171 0.4
All articles needing rewrite 4,101 0.08
All articles needing expert attention 6,874 0.13
All Wikipedia articles in need of updating 15,924 0.3

Reference problems

Category Entries Percentage
All pages needing factual verification 4,199 0.08
All articles with unsourced statements 312,259 5.89
All articles lacking sources 213,770 4.03
All unreferenced BLPs 2,913 0.36
All articles needing additional references 290,632 5.48
All articles needing references cleanup 4,629 0.09
All articles lacking in-text citations 86,095 1.62
All articles with dead external links 129,662 2.45

Image cleanup problems

Category Entries Percentage
Files for cleanup 121 -
Wikipedia files lacking a description 29 -
Wikipedia files with unknown source 657 -

Other problems

Category Entries Percentage
All articles to be merged 9,516 0.18
All articles to be split 773 0.01
Unsorted Stubs 79 -
Stub categories 14,297 -
All uncategorized pages 183 0
All orphaned articles 142,233 2.68
All articles needing copy edit 1,381 0.03
All articles needing style editing 15,722 0.3
All Wikipedia articles needing context 3,717 0.07
All articles that may contain original research 15,276 0.29


Category Entries
Requested moves 151
All NPOV disputes 6,847
All accuracy disputes 7,227
Articles with invalid ISBNs 0
All articles to be expanded 124,989




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User Infobox: Herostratus
This editor is a Tutnum and is entitled to display this Book of Knowledge.
User name Herostratus
Real name Horsey Windpump
Native country United States
Residence United States
Type Extant full frontal
Status Nominal
Mode Vague
Stance Reformed Inclusionist
Affiliations League of Copyeditors
First edit September 1, 2005
Number of edits > 13,000
Articles written 38
Project memberships
Icon paw logo.jpg This user is a member of the Pedophilia Article Watch Project
Areas of content expertise None
AfD contributions 607 + 98 nominations
AfD keep votes 32% (of which 75% kept)
AfD delete votes 68% (of which 84% deleted)
AfD nominations 80 (of which 76% accepted) + 18 procedural
XfD/DRv contributions 225
Speedies 139 tagged, 235 pulled (16 to AfD, 63 to PROD, 148 rescued, 8 other)
PRODs 73 tagged (+ 63 Speedy to PROD), 12 pulled
Articles TransWikied 205
Articles categorized 154
Article graphics drawn 15
Articles translated 6 (from the Russian Wikipedia)
Personal mini-projects
Editors welcomed 946
My logs block, deletion, protection
AfD's closed 257 (39% Keep, 38% Delete, 23% Merge and other)
Speedies deleted 1918
Untagged articles deleted 332
Graphics deleted 2228
Rollbacks 467
Essays, proposals, etc.
WP NOT EVIL Wikipedia is not evil. Or anyway it shouldn't be.
Snark! How to snark, why to snark, when to snark.
Service awards Badges for length of service.
Biographies of dead persons
Guidelines for uploading photographs
Terence I am a man. Nothing human is alien to me.
Niels Bohr The opposite of a true statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a great truth may be another great truth.
Ulysses S. Grant I will fight it out on this line if it takes all summer.
Data updated through Jan 2, 2008

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