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User:Kingsif

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Editing interests[edit]

I have many editing interests: you will most likely find me helping to coordinate the Venezuela WikiProject or at current events, where I try to help keep the very busy current disaster/attack/political hysteria articles from getting too messy when they're on the main page or an ITN candidate. I am also interested in media, editing pages on film and artwork. If you want any suggestions in these areas, or with editing article structure, leave me a message. Kingsif (talk) 15:35, 14 October 2019 (UTC)

"Don't Care"[edit]

A brief essay on personal connections.

When starting an article, users are asked if they are connected to the subject. This also implicitly refers to an emotional connection. You shouldn't create or edit an article if you have strong emotional feelings for it. Sometimes emotional responses are good, when you are emotional out of enthusiasm and interest — if you are a fan. Emotional responses have no place in editing when you very much care about the subject, because this may mean that you would want it to be presented in a certain way, or to have control over the article, or that you might hold strong opinions on the subject which might make it into your editing or make discussion with other editors fruitless. So, when editing Wikipedia, make sure you "Don't Care". Kingsif (talk) 14:57, 6 September 2018 (UTC)

Why we don't use TeleSUR[edit]

Not because it's a state source. Not because it's "socialist". Because it parrots Maduro's opinion and outright lies on common knowledge fact. Read more here.

Of course, getting news from one of the biggest crises is important, so here are some other sources that may be used for information on Venezuela.

Guide to review things quick[edit]

Among my specific areas of interest, I also do a fair amount of article reviewing on Wikipedia, predominantly at DYK and GAN. This can be considered a weighty task and something that can lead to burn-out quickly. I won't say it's easy to review articles that are particularly long, technical, or otherwise complex – things that can often be established at a glance and turn reviewers off. That just leaves a handful of particularly dedicated reviewers to bite into them, which is probably worse for everyone, ultimately.

Of course, I still do it. And I have a few tips to review things quickly, without doing it in a rush, that may get others to do it, too. Full text now here.

1. Know the guidelines.

2. Have a 'starting' process.

3. Don't skimp on source reviews.

4. Don't forget article history.

5. If you see a recurring problem, scan over it through the rest of the article.

6. Flex the appropriate MOS.

Kingsif (talk) 03:25, 22 December 2019 (UTC)

Article contributions[edit]

Articles created

Other contributions[edit]

Venezuelan cinema task force

To-do

Requested articles
3 Beauties, Alfredo Hueck, Bistec (film) ([1]), CAP 2 Intentos, Caracas Amor a Muerte, Culebra in Limbo ([2]), Desnudo con Naranjas, Despierta (film) ([3]), Despierta Venezuela ([4]), Dreams Are Cruel ([5]), El Amparo (film), El Ocaso del Socialismo Mágico, El Prisionero ([6]), En Casa ([7]), Flamingo (film), Flor de la Mar (film) ([8]), Free Color, Galus galus ([9]), Gente real ([10]), God's Slave, HALF/LIFE ([11]), Hora Cero (documentary), Immune: Alone in the World ([12]), Juan de la calle, La culpa, probablemente, La planta insolente, La sangre de una nación, La Tumba (film), Ledezma, el caso Mamera, Little Revenge, Mal Necesario ([13]), Manuela Sáenz (film), Música Del Cielo, Nude with Oranges, Normal (2016 film) ([14]), Obsesión (2012 film) ([15]), Onte ([16]), Papita, Maní, Tostón 2, Que se haga justicia, RCTV, 10 años después, Repression in Paradise, Reverón (film), Stay (2009 film) ([17]), Taita Boves, Tamara (2016 Venezuelan film), The Hospital Clown ([18]), Un Gallo y Un Corral ([19]), La Soledad (2016 film), Sueño Down, Vadim Lasca, Vamos (film), Women of the Venezuelan Chaos([20], Yakera ([21]), YBI-173 ([22])


Articles in need of citations/expansion

A House with a View of the Sea, Alt (film), Cinex, Cuando quiero llorar no lloro (film), Cyrano Fernández, La distancia más larga, Little Thieves, Big Thieves, Punto y Raya, Menudo: La Película, Miguel Ángel Landa, Papita, maní, tostón, Maroa (film), The Color of Fame, Gone with the River, Knocks at My Door, Jericho (1991 film), One Life and Two Trails, Oro Diablo, País Portátil, Ratón de ferretería, Rock, Paper, Scissors (2012 film), Roque Valero, Secuestro Express, Sicario (1994 film), The Rumble of the Stones, Venezzia


Translation requested

Amaneció de golpe [es], Aquiles Nazoa Cinema [es], Bodas de papel [es], Bolívar Films [es], Cangrejo [es], Cangrejo II [es], Cines Unidos [es], Días de poder [es], Disparen a matar [es], El corazón de las tinieblas [es], El patrón: radiografía de un crimen [es], El rebaño de los ángeles [es], El malquerido [es], Elipsis (movie) [es], Er conde Bond [es], Gustavo Tovar-Arroyo [es], La gata borracha [es], Muerte Suspendida, Pandemonium, la capital del infierno [es], Señor Presidente [es], Thaelman Urgelles [es], Tiempos de dictadura [es], Trasnocho Cultural [es], Un conde suerto en Hollywood [es], Zamora, tierra y hombres libres [es]
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Venezuela Portal

2020 WikiCup

Gifts![edit]

Sometimes other editors leave gifts at my talk page. I am immensely grateful for these, and have now moved them to their own page. Thank you!

What I'm working on right now[edit]

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Netflix '#NoEsUnaTelenovela' campaign [1]

Expand Remezcla:[2][3][4][5][6][7]

LGBT history of Venezuela [23]

2019 cinema of Venezuela [24]

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