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This user runs a bot, RMCD bot. It performs tasks that are extremely tedious to do manually.
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This user runs a bot, Merge bot. It performs tasks that are extremely tedious to do manually.
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This user runs a bot, Bot1058. It performs tasks that are extremely tedious to do manually.
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31 July 2018
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Thanks for creating RMCD bot and bringing the requested moves process back on its feet!

Favonian (talk) 15:56, 22 August 2012 (UTC)

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For your contribution over at Requested Moves. Great work! Tiggerjay (talk) 03:32, 3 January 2013 (UTC)
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For your tireless (and often-times, tedious) work at Wikipedia:WikiProject Merge and surrounding environs.
It is well appreciated! GenQuest "Talk to Me" 23:06, 6 March 2014 (UTC)
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For completing a significant part of the large merger relating to the Timeline of the Syrian Civil War. Your hard work is very much appreciated. Tradediatalk 06:14, 1 February 2018 (UTC)
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For your work on maintaining and improving RMCD bot, which has made itself indispensable to the Requested Move process. You are highly appreciated for your flexibility and dedication! Aervanath (talk) 23:40, 13 March 2018 (UTC)

The current time is[edit]

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Important historical events that don't get their due[edit]

Mindboggling facts[edit]

References

  1. ^ Public Road Length - 2013. Federal Highway Administration.
  2. ^ "Life in the slow lane". The Economist. April 28, 2011. 
  3. ^ Madland, David (2015). Hollowed Out: Why the Economy Doesn't Work without a Strong Middle Class. p. 87. ISBN 978-0-520-28652-8. 

‘We Need an Energy Miracle’[edit]

Bill Gates nails it: Interview by The Atlantic. Something on the order of the Drake Well or Chicago Pile-1. Maybe some computers running genetic programming algorithms will help us find it, before "time runs out". A breakthrough in stellarator or tokamak research could be a game-changer.

Women On $20s[edit]

The non-profit organization "Women On $20s" conducted a poll to choose a woman to put on a newly designed US twenty-dollar bill (to replace Andrew Jackson). The two leading vote-getters were Eleanor Roosevelt and Harriet Tubman. Others on the ballot were Rosa Parks, Wilma Mankiller, Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, Clara Barton, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Margaret Sanger, Rachel Carson, Shirley Chisholm, Alice Paul, Frances Perkins, Barbara Jordan, Patsy Mink and Betty Friedan. As I was not familiar with some of these names, I looked them up and linked to them here. I think Jeannette Rankin should have been included on this ballot.

“I hope we can convince the next treasurer to print an equal number of $20 bills with both Jackson and Tubman.” Sounds like a great idea to me. NPOV and all. The last president to pay off our national debt in 1835. Face-smile.svg

Wikipedia peaked in 2008?[edit]

A five-year update of Google Ngram data would help answer that question. By the way, for more on Culturomics and the Google Ngram Viewer, I highly recommend ISBN 978-1-59448-745-3.

Issues I've patrolled[edit]

Admin statistics
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Edits 110914
Edits+Deleted 115708
Pages deleted 2924
Revisions deleted 37
Logs/Events deleted 4
Pages restored 883
Pages protected 47
Pages unprotected 6
Protections modified 13
Users blocked 13
Users unblocked 2
User rights modified 1
Users created 3
Pages merged 714

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Administrators' newsletter[edit]

News and updates for administrators from the past month (July 2018).

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Administrator changes

added Sro23
readded KaisaLYmblanter

Guideline and policy news

  • After a discussion at Meta, a new user group called "interface administrators" (formerly "technical administrator") has been created. Come the end of August, interface admins will be the only users able to edit site-wide JavaScript and CSS pages like MediaWiki:Common.js and MediaWiki:Common.css, or edit/delete other users' personal JavaScript and CSS. The intention is to improve security and privacy by reducing the number of accounts which could be used to compromise the site or another user's account through malicious code. The new user group can be assigned and revoked by bureaucrats. Discussion is ongoing to establish details for implementing the group on the English Wikipedia.
  • Following a request for comment, the WP:SISTER style guideline now states that in the mainspace, interwiki links to Wikinews should only be made as per the external links guideline. This generally means that within the body of an article, you should not link to Wikinews about a particular event that is only a part of the larger topic. Wikinews links in "external links" sections can be used where helpful, but not automatically if an equivalent article from a reliable news outlet could be linked in the same manner.

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Editor engagement experiments[edit]

Every now and then I run into something interesting over the course of editing.


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