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Singapore Open(s) / Mixed Doubles tennis[edit]

Since the ATP and WTA main articles regarding Singapore overlap for 1989-90 and 1994 it might be feasible to merge the two main articles together in one article called Singapore Open (tennis) to address this overlap. In regards to the naming of the 1996 ATP Singapore Open I have come across a similar example involving the Athens Open and see no reason not to simply call the article the 1996 Singapore Open in spite of the WTA edition being wound up.

Adding mixed doubles titles to the grand total of a player's titles is perfectly fine but will be difficult to administer outside of the majors - Bud Collins' History of Tennis recalls a Mixed Doubles Classic held in the mid-1970's while some tournaments like the 1985 Lipton International Players Championships held special mixed doubles events. Totalinarian (talk) 16:22, 8 October 2009 (UTC)

DYK for Pilot (Modern Family)[edit]

Updated DYK query On October 26, 2009, Did you know? was updated with a fact from the article Pilot (Modern Family), which you created or substantially expanded. You are welcome to check how many hits your article got while on the front page (here's how) and add it to DYKSTATS if it got over 5,000. If you know of another interesting fact from a recently created article, then please suggest it on the Did you know? talk page.

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Fulham players response[edit]

I would not bother mentioning loans out, the player's contract remained with Fulham throughout that period. If a player spent ten years with the club but was loaned out six times, he still only had one contracted spell with his "parent" club, not seven or eight. No other list of this type shows players as having separate spells with the "main" club either side of loans out -- ChrisTheDude (talk) 18:35, 3 November 2009 (UTC)

All looks good to me so far :-) -- ChrisTheDude (talk) 10:00, 4 November 2009 (UTC)

WP:FILMS October Newsletter[edit]

The October 2009 issue of the Films WikiProject newsletter has been published. The newsletter includes details on the current membership roll call to readd your name from the inactive list to the active list. You may read the newsletter, change the format in which future issues will be delivered to you, or unsubscribe from this notification by following the link. If you have an idea for improving the newsletter please leave a message on my talk page. --Happy editing! Nehrams2020 (talkcontrib) 05:44, 4 November 2009 (UTC)

WP:FILMS' Tag & Assess Drive and Roll Call[edit]

Fulham F.C. players.[edit]

Thanks for the note - yes, I do have a subscription to allfootballers.com, but that's a big ask. Whilst I'm happy to look up the details for the odd player here and there, to do this for all the missing players on your lists would take a rather long time. On a quick count, there are about 200 players in your list, although there are about 480 in the Category:Fulham F.C. players, so you've some way to go just to make the lists cover everyone in the category. Realistically, something like 1000 players will have turned out for Fulham over the last 130 years or so.

You can have a trial subscription to allfootballers.com for only £5 for one month - this might give you some idea as to whether this will help you achieve your goal, but as they say in Dragons' Den, "I'm out". Sorry. Daemonic Kangaroo (talk) 05:41, 13 November 2009 (UTC)

Hi - as I felt rather guilty about the tone of my last note, I have filled in the gaps for the players on the list. I have also converted the list to make it sortable. There are several links that do not go to Fulham players, e.g. Martin Thomas and Paul Watson, so you will need to create new names for the articles which will be redlinked until the player articles are created. You will also need to look at references at some point. Cheers, David aka Daemonic Kangaroo (talk) 09:56, 14 November 2009 (UTC)

Congratulations on completing the list of 100+ players. Unfortunately, allfootballers.com does not list the nationality as such, only the place of birth. As I'm sure you know, that is not evidence of nationality. When I created the List of Southampton F.C. players, I decided to leave out the nationality for just that reason. As for list itself, I have a few comments:

  1. The dashes in the "Club career" column should all be " – " rather than " - ", if you see what I mean.
  2. I cannot see the need to have current players both highlighted in blue and to have their career details marked with an asterisk.
  3. There should be an "Updated to ..." tag somewhere in respect of present players.

All the best. Daemonic Kangaroo (talk) 05:09, 24 April 2010 (UTC)

User:03md/FA Cup finalists[edit]

Nice one! Warsop's book (cited in the recent articles I've been working on) contains extensive profiles of every player who played for the amateaur teams in the 1872-1883 finals, so they'd be relatively easy to do as and when I have the time :-) -- ChrisTheDude (talk) 09:32, 27 November 2009 (UTC)

Articles for deletion nomination of List of Fred episodes[edit]

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Nomination for deletion of Template:Gavin and Stacey[edit]

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2010 WikiCup Signups Reconfirmation![edit]

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DYK for Nothing Sacred – A Song for Kirsty[edit]

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Orphaned non-free image File:Citv 1998.jpg[edit]

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DYK for List of Australian Open Final appearances[edit]

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Proposed deletion of December 2009 United Kingdom snowfall[edit]

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The 2010 WikiCup begins tomorrow![edit]

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Welcome to the biggest WikiCup Wikipedia has yet seen! Round one will take place over two months, and finish on February 26. There is only one pool, and the top 64 will progress. The competition will be tough, as more than half of the current competitors will not make it to round 2. Details about scoring have been finalized and are explained at Wikipedia:WikiCup/Scoring. Please make sure you're familiar with the scoring rules, because any submissions made that violate these rules will be removed. Like always, the judges can be reached through the WikiCup talk pages, on their talk page, or over IRC with any issues concerning anything tied to the Cup. We will keep in contact with you via weekly newsletters; if you do not want to receive them, please remove yourself from the list here. Conversely, if a non-WikiCup participant wishes to receive the newsletters, they may add themselves to that list. Well, enough talk- get writing! Your submission's page is located here. Details on how to submit your content is located here, so be sure to check that out! Once content has been recognized, it can be added to your submissions page, from which our bot will update the main score table. Remember that only articles worked on and nominated during the competition are eligible for points. Have fun, and good luck! Garden, iMatthew, J Milburn, and The ed17 19:15, 31 December 2009 (UTC)

Articles for deletion nomination of List of number-one singles of 2009 (UK)[edit]

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dyk hook question[edit]

Would you answer a question about your dyk hook here? A minor discrepancy that perhaps you could fix. Regards, —mattisse (Talk) 18:04, 2 January 2010 (UTC)

Re: Best-sellers of 2000s[edit]

Sorry I didn't reply sooner. It all looks fine to me apart from the line "The chart is significantly skewed towards singles released at the beginning (2000-2002) and end (2007-2009) of the decade" which could be original research, unless there is a source for it. And obviously the source for the actual list is needed. AnemoneProjectors (talk) 19:51, 3 January 2010 (UTC)

DYK for The Gruffalo (film)[edit]

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The 25 DYK Creation and Expansion Medal[edit]

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Congratulations for reaching the milestone of 25 DYK article creations and expansions. Good work! Binksternet (talk) 19:12, 9 January 2010 (UTC)

DYK for List of best-selling singles of the 2000s (UK)[edit]

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WikiCup 2010 and Dermatology-related content[edit]

I noticed that you are participating in the 2010 WikiCup. I have been working on the Bolognia push which is a project to make sure Wikipedia has an article (or redirect) on every know cutaneous condition. With that being said, there are still many cutaneous condition stubs to be made, and Bolognia could be a source for a lot of DYK articles, etc. Therefore, I was thinking maybe we could help one another... a competative WikiCup that also serves to improve dermatologic content on Wikipedia. I could e-mail you the Bolognia login information if you have any interest? ---kilbad (talk) 03:15, 12 January 2010 (UTC)

Premier League managers[edit]

Hi there

I've done some of the sourcing, and keep meaning to come back and do some more, but I keep getting sidetracked by other things :-S -- ChrisTheDude (talk) 10:45, 13 January 2010 (UTC)

List of US Open Singles Finals appearances[edit]

Go look at this and make some edits! Have at it. Tell me what you think? User:bluedogtn (User talk:bluedogtn) 00:24, 16 January 2010 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Featured list candidates/List of Pop Idol contestant music releases/archive1[edit]

Hi, are you keeping track of this FLC? Cheers, Dabomb87 (talk) 03:27, 20 January 2010 (UTC)

WP:SFG[edit]

Hi 03md,

I notice that you've been doing some great work regarding Scouting for Girls. Please consider joining the Scouting for Girls WikiProject;an effort to improve Wikipedia's coverage of Scouting for Girls. If you would like to participate please pop over to the project page where you can join the project and see an open list of tasks that you can help with. Thank you for your time.

Regards, Rock drum (talk·contribs·guestbook) 17:43, 20 January 2010 (UTC)

GA Nom: Battle of Old Trafford (2003)[edit]

There are still a few remaining issues from my review, could you look at these (particularly the sourcing in the match summary section) before next week, or I will unfortunately have to fail this article. Regards, Harrias (talk) 21:39, 28 January 2010 (UTC)

Deletion![edit]

List of Australian Open Singles Finals appearances, go comment to keep this from being deleted.69.137.120.81 (talk) 22:31, 28 January 2010 (UTC)

Articles for deletion nomination of Go Compare[edit]

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WikiCup 2010 January newsletter[edit]

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We are half way through round one of the WikiCup. We've had some shakeups regarding late entries, flag changes and early dropouts, but the competition is now established- there will be no more flag changes or new competitors. Congratulations to Hungary Sasata (submissions), our current leader, who, at the time of writing, has more listed points than Pennsylvania Hunter Kahn (submissions) and New Orleans TonyTheTiger (submissions) (second and third place respectively) combined. A special well done also goes to Isle of Man Fetchcomms (submissions)- his artcle Jewel Box (St. Louis, Missouri) was the first content to score points in the competition.

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AfD nomination of Donna Powell[edit]

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List of top 10 singles in xxxx (UK)[edit]

Hi, I am impressed and happy that someone would take on the task of creating this articles. Regards, SunCreator (talk) 00:30, 9 February 2010 (UTC)

Xu Deshuai[edit]

I think this article has a lot of grammar problems. May you edit this page, please? Hoising (talk) 03:50, 17 February 2010 (UTC)

Articles for deletion nomination of List of Premier League players from Great Britain and Ireland[edit]

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Thought I'd let you know the AFD's result was to userfy it so you can find it in your userspace at User:03md/List of Premier League players from Great Britain and Ireland. anemoneprojectors talk 02:47, 6 March 2010 (UTC)

WikiCup 2010 February newsletter[edit]

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Round one is over, and round two has begun! Congratulations to the 64 contestants who have made it through, but well done and thank you to all contestants who took part in our first round. A special well done goes to Hungary Sasata (submissions), our round one winner (1010 points), and to Pennsylvania Hunter Kahn (submissions) and New Orleans TonyTheTiger (submissions), who were second and third respectively (640 points/605 points). Sasata was awarded the most points for both good articles (300 points) and featured articles (600 points), and TonyTheTiger was awarded the most for featured topics (225 points), while Hunter Kahn claimed the most for good topics (70). Connecticut Staxringold (submissions) claimed the most featured lists (240 points) and featured pictures (35 points), Flag of Oppland.svg Geschichte (submissions) claimed the most for Did you know? entries (490 points), Flag of St. Louis, Missouri.svg Jujutacular (submissions) claimed the most for featured sounds (70 points) and Republic of Ireland Candlewicke (submissions) claimed the most for In the news entries (40 points). No one claimed a featured portal or valued picture.

Credits awarded after the end of round one but before round two may be claimed in round two, but remember the rule that content must have been worked on in some significant way during 2010 by you for you to claim points. The groups for round two will be placed up shortly, and the submissions' pages will be blanked. This round will continue until 28 April, when the top two users from each group, as well as 16 wildcards, will progress to round three. Please remember to continue to offer reviews at GAC, FAC and all the other pages that require them to prevent any backlogs which could otherwise be caused by the Cup; thank you to all doing this last round, and particularly to those helping at Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. As ever, questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup and the judges are reachable on their talk pages, by email or on IRC. Good luck! If you wish to start receiving or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn, Fox, iMatthew and The ed17 Delivered by JCbot (talk) at 00:40, 1 March 2010 (UTC)

DYK for Garry Richardson[edit]

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Popstars (UK series 1)[edit]

Hi there, I noticed that you created the Popstars (UK series 1) article. I just want to point out a few innacuracies in the article -

Firstly, there was no public voting in this series, the final line up of contestants that formed Hear'Say were picked by the judges NOT the public.

There were no live episodes, all episodes were pre-recorded and edited.

Davina McCall did NOT host the series, there was no host, just a voice over artist. There was no Popstars Extra show either!

All of these things only started in the second series, Popstars the Rivals.

Many thanks, Bleaney (talk) 01:51, 25 March 2010 (UTC)

List of Fulham F.C. players (fewer than 25 appearances)[edit]

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WikiCup 2010 March newsletter[edit]

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We're half way through round two, and everything is running smoothly. Pennsylvania Hunter Kahn (submissions) leads overall with 650 points this round, and heads pool B. New Orleans TonyTheTiger (submissions) currently leads pool C, dubbed the "Group of Death", which has a only a single contestant yet to score this round (the fewest of any group), as well five contestants over 100 points (the most). With a month still to go, as well as 16 wildcard places, everything is still to play for. Anything you worry may not receive the necessary attention before the end of the round (such as outstanding GA or FA nominations) is welcome at Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews, and please remember to continue offering reviews yourself where possible. As always, the judges are available to contact via email, IRC or their talk pages, and general discussion about the Cup is welcome on the WikiCup talk page.

Although unrelated to the WikiCup, April sees a Good Article Nominations backlog elimination drive, formulated as a friendly competition with small awards, as the Cup is. Several WikiCup contestants and judges have already signed up, but regular reviewers and those who hope to do more reviewing are more than welcome to join at the drive page. If you wish to start receiving or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn, Fox, iMatthew and The ed17 Delivered by JCbot (talk) 22:08, 31 March 2010 (UTC)

The Simpsons Star[edit]

With the Simpsons WikiProject having reached it's goal of getting every single article about a season 1-9 episode, 203 in total, of The Simpsons to GA status. With that accomplished, I am trying to thank every member (and non-member) who was involved in the effort in some way.


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WP:DOH has reached its long-time goal of getting every classic era episode, 203 in total, to GA. You earned this for helping us out a lot with the third season topic drive. -- Scorpion0422 II (Talk) 00:10, 20 April 2010 (UTC)

WikiCup 2010 April newsletter[edit]

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Round two is over, and we are down to our final 32. For anyone interested in the final standings (though not arranged by group) this page has been compiled. Congratulations to Pennsylvania Hunter Kahn (submissions), our clear overall round winner, and to Colombia ThinkBlue (submissions) and Norway Arsenikk (submissions), who were solidly second and third respectively. There were a good number of high scorers this round- competition was certainly tough! Round three begins tomorrow, but anything promoted after the end of round two is eligible for points. 16 contestants (eight pool leaders and eight wildcards) will progress to round four in two months- things are really starting to get competitive. Anything you worry may not receive the necessary attention before the end of the round (such as outstanding GA or FA nominations) is welcome at Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews, and please remember to continue offering reviews yourself where possible. As always, the judges are available to contact via email, IRC or their talk pages, and general discussion about the Cup is welcome on the WikiCup talk page.

Judge iMatthew has retired from Wikipedia, and we wish him the best. The competition has been ticking over well with minimal need for judge intervention, so thank you to everyone making that possible. A special thank you goes to participants Bavaria Stone (submissions) and War ensign of the German Empire Navy 1848-1852.svg White Shadows (submissions) for their help in preparing for round three. Good luck everyone! If you wish to start receiving or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn, Fox and The ed17 17:30, 30 April 2010 (UTC)

Nomination for deletion of Template:Smash Hits albums[edit]

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Gills[edit]

Cheers for the message. I'm sure it won't be the last time we find ourselves dropping into the bottom tier. I was actually in hospital rather than at the game yesterday afternoon, think I picked the better place to be :-P -- ChrisTheDude (talk) 07:28, 9 May 2010 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Smash Hits Let's Party[edit]

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Nomination for deletion of Template:FA Cup 2007-08[edit]

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Re: Man United player lists[edit]

Did you get that book from a branch of The Works? I noticed they've starting selling it cheap there now. Stupid me, I got it for full price when it first came out! Anyway, I'd be glad to help. I have several books that would be useful for this task. – PeeJay 19:28, 21 May 2010 (UTC)

Depends how many players have made less than 100 appearances. I'm guessing it's around the 500-600 mark, which would necessitate a couple of lists. Perhaps one for 50-99 appearances and one for 1-50 appearances (although the list for 1-50 appearances would be much larger than the 50-99 appearances list)? – PeeJay 22:47, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
Yeah, 1-24 and 25-99 sounds good. I mean, I'm not a fan of the uneven intervals, but if it produces lists of similar length then I'm for it. I don't really like the idea of having three separate lists to cover every Manchester United player, though. For a start, it will likely necessitate a reordering of the "more than 100 appearances" list. – PeeJay 22:59, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
It's all looking good, mate. I'll look over the stats when I get some time. – PeeJay 23:30, 11 July 2010 (UTC)
I think we should go by the official stats, as listed at StretfordEnd.co.uk. I don't think they include matches played in the abandoned 1939-40 season, so all stats should be adjusted accordingly. I'll have a look over the articles when I get a chance, but you seem to be doing a great job as it is. – PeeJay 22:49, 24 August 2010 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Wem Town Hall[edit]

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DYK for Wem Town Hall[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 12:03, 27 May 2010 (UTC)

Hi, I knew your hook was a winner! It received 8739 hits on the day it appeared in DYK, qualifying it for the Most-viewed DYKs list of 5000 hits or more. I added it to that list (see there). Congratulations! Yoninah (talk) 14:18, 30 May 2010 (UTC)

DYK for List of top 12 singles in 1952 (UK)[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 00:02, 29 May 2010 (UTC)

WikiCup 2010 May newsletter[edit]

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We are half way through round 3, with a little under a month to go. The current overall leader is Hungary Sasata (submissions), who has 570 points. He leads pool C. Pools A, B and D are led by Pennsylvania Hunter Kahn (submissions), Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions) and War ensign of the German Empire Navy 1848-1852.svg White Shadows (submissions) respectively. Anything you worry may not receive the necessary attention before the end of the round (such as outstanding GA or FA nominations) is welcome at Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews, and please remember to continue offering reviews yourself where possible. As always, the judges are available to contact via email, IRC or their talk pages, and general discussion about the Cup is welcome on the WikiCup talk page.

Two of last year's final 8, Sweden Theleftorium (submissions) and Iceland Scorpion0422 (submissions), have dropped out of the competition, saying they would rather their place went to someone who will have more time on their hands than them next round. On a related note, a special thank you goes to War ensign of the German Empire Navy 1848-1852.svg White Shadows (submissions) for his help behind the scenes once again. There is currently a problem with the poster, perhaps caused by the new skin- take a look at this discussion and see if you can help. The competition has continued to tick over well with minimal need for judge intervention, so thank you to everyone making that possible. Good luck to all! If you wish to start receiving or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn, Fox and The ed17 20:45, 31 May 2010 (UTC)

Nomination for deletion of Template:Football League Cup 2006-07[edit]

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WikiCup 2010 June newsletter[edit]

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We're half way through 2010, and the end of the WikiCup is in sight! Round 3 is over, and we're down to our final 16. Our pool winners were Australian Federation Flag.svg Ian Rose (submissions) (A), Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions) (B, and the round's overall leader), Colombia ThinkBlue (submissions) (C) New South Wales Casliber (submissions) and New Orleans TonyTheTiger (submissions) (D, joint), but, with the scores reset, everything is to play for in our last pooled round. The pools will be up before midnight tonight, and have been selected randomly by J Milburn. This will be the toughest round yet, and so, as ever, anything you worry may not receive the necessary attention before the end of the round (such as outstanding GA or FA nominations) is welcome at Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews, and please remember to continue offering reviews yourself where possible. As always, the judges are available to contact via email, IRC or their talk pages, and general discussion about the Cup is welcome on the WikiCup talk page.

Though unaffiliated with the WikiCup, July sees the third Great Wikipedia Dramaout- a project with not dissimilar goals to the WikiCup. Everyone is welcome to take part and do their bit to contribute to the encyclopedia itself.

If you're interested in the scores for the last round of the Cup, please take a look at Wikipedia:WikiCup/History/2010/Round 3 and Wikipedia:WikiCup/History/2010/Full/Round 3. Our thanks go to Bavaria Stone (submissions) for compiling these. As was predicted, Group C ended up the "Group of Death", with 670 points required for second place, and, therefore, automatic promotion. This round will probably be even tougher- again, the top two from each of the two groups will make it through, while the twelve remaining participants will compete for four wildcard places- good luck everyone! If you wish to start receiving or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn, Fox and The ed17

WikiCup 2010 July newsletter[edit]

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We are half-way through our penultimate round, and nothing is yet certain. Pool A, currently led by Hungary Sasata (submissions) has ended up the more competitive, with three contestants (Hungary Sasata (submissions), Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions) and New Orleans TonyTheTiger (submissions)) scoring over 500 points already. Pool B is led by New South Wales Casliber (submissions), who has also scored well over 500. The top two from each pool, as well as the next four highest scorers regardless of pool, will make it through to our final eight. As ever, anything you worry may not receive the necessary attention before the end of the round (such as outstanding GA or FA nominations) is welcome at Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews, and please remember to continue offering reviews yourself where possible. As always, the judges are available to contact via email, IRC or their talk pages, and general discussion about the Cup is welcome on the WikiCup talk page.

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Earlier this round, we said goodbye to Pennsylvania Hunter Kahn (submissions), who has bowed out to spend more time on the book he is authoring with his wife. We wish him all the best. In other news, the start of this round also saw some WikiCup awards sent out by Finland Suomi Finland 2009 (submissions). We appreciate his enthusiasm, and contestants are of course welcome to award each other prizes as they see fit, but rest assured that we will be sending out "official" awards at the end of the competition. If you wish to start receiving or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn, Fox and The ed17 22:28, 31 July 2010 (UTC)

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DYK for Nurse Jeffrey[edit]

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WikiCup 2010 August newsletter[edit]

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We have our final eight! The best of luck to those who remain. A bumper newsletter this week as we start our home straight.

  • Pool A's winner was Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions). Awarded the top score overall this round, Sturmvogel_66 writes primarily on military history, favouring Naval warfare.
  • Pool B's winner was New South Wales Casliber (submissions). Awarded the top score for featured articles this round, Casliber writes primarily on natural sciences, especially botany and ornithology.
  • Pool A's close second was Hungary Sasata (submissions). Awarded the top score for featured pictures this round, Sasata writes primarily on natural sciences, favouring mycology.
  • Pool B's close second was Colombia ThinkBlue (submissions). Awarded the top score for good articles and topics this round, ThinkBlue primarily writes content related to television and film, including 30 Rock.
  • The first wildcard was New Orleans TonyTheTiger (submissions). Awarded the top score for did you knows and valued pictures this round, TonyTheTiger writes on a number of topics, including baseball, American football and Chicago.
  • The second wildcard was War ensign of the German Empire Navy 1848-1852.svg White Shadows (submissions). Someone who has helped the Cup behind the scenes all year, White Shadows said "I'm still in shock that I made it this far" and writes primarily on Naval warfare, especially U-boats.
  • The third wildcard was Connecticut Staxringold (submissions). Awarded the top score for featured lists and topics this round, Staxringold primarily writes on sport and television, including baseball and 30 Rock.
  • The fourth wildcard was Bennington Flag.svg William S. Saturn (submissions). Entering the final eight only on the final day of the round, William S. Saturn writes on a number of topics, mostly related to Texas.

We say goodbye to the six who fell at the final hurdle. Flag of Oppland.svg Geschichte (submissions) only just missed out on a place in the final eight. Alberta Resolute (submissions) was not far behind. Republic of Ireland Candlewicke (submissions) was awarded top points for in the news this round. Toronto Gary King (submissions) contributed a variety of did you know articles. Finland Suomi Finland 2009 (submissions) said "I'm surprised to have survived so far into the competition", but was extactic to see Finland in the semi-finals. Norway Arsenikk (submissions) did not score this round, but has scored highly in previous rounds. We also say goodbye to Australian Federation Flag.svg Ian Rose (submissions), who withdrew earlier this month after spending six weeks overseas. Anyone interested in this round's results can see them here and here. Thank you to Bavaria Stone (submissions) for these.

Signups for next year's competition are now open. Planning is ongoing, with a key discussion about judges for next year open. Discussion about how next year's scoring will work is ongoing, and thoughts are more than welcome at Wikipedia talk:WikiCup/Scoring. Also, TonyTheTiger is compiling some information and statistics on the finalists here- the final eight are encouraged to add themselves to the list.

Our final eight will play it out for two months, after which we will know 2010's WikiCup winner, and a variety of prizes will be awarded. As ever, anything you worry may not receive the necessary attention before the end of the round (such as outstanding GA or FA nominations) is welcome at Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews, and please remember to continue offering reviews yourself where possible. As always, the judges are available to contact via email, IRC or their talk pages, and general discussion about the Cup is welcome on the WikiCup talk page.If you wish to start receiving or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn, Fox and The ed17 23:05, 31 August 2010 (UTC)

WikiCup 2010 September newsletter[edit]

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We are half-way through our final round, entering the home straight. New Orleans TonyTheTiger (submissions) leads at the time of writing with 1180 points, immediately followed by Hungary Sasata (submissions) with 1175 points. Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions) closely follows in third place with 1100 points. For those who are interested, data about the finalists has been compiled at Wikipedia:WikiCup/History/2010/finalists, while a list of content submitted by all WikiCup contestants prior to this round has been compiled at Wikipedia:WikiCup/History/2010/Submissions. As ever, anything contestants worry may not receive the necessary attention before the end of the round (such as outstanding GA or FA nominations) is welcome at Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews, and please remember to continue offering reviews yourself where possible. As always, the judges are available to contact via email, IRC or their talk pages, and general discussion about the Cup is welcome on the WikiCup talk page.

Despite controversy, the WikiCup remains open. Signups for next year's competition are more than welcome, and suggestions for how next year's competition will work are appreciated at Wikipedia talk:WikiCup/Scoring. More general comments and discussions should be directed at the WikiCup talk page. One month remains in the 2010 WikiCup, after which we will know our champion. Good luck everyone! If you wish to start receiving or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn, Fox and The ed17 23:00, 30 September 2010 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Reaction to the 2010 Copiapó mining accident[edit]

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DYK for Reaction to the 2010 Copiapó mining accident[edit]

RlevseTalk 12:02, 24 October 2010 (UTC)

WikiCup 2010 October newsletter[edit]

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The 2010 WikiCup is over! It has been a long journey, but what has been achieved is impressive: combined, participants have produced over seventy featured articles, over five hundred good articles, over fifty featured lists, over one thousand one hundred "did you know" entries, in addition to various other pieces of recognised content. A full list (which has yet to be updated to reflect the scores in the final round) can be found here. Perhaps more importantly, we have our winner! The 2010 WikiCup champion is Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions), with an unbelievable 4220 points in the final round. Second place goes to New Orleans TonyTheTiger (submissions), with 2260, and third to New South Wales Casliber (submissions), with 560. Congratulations to our other four finalists – War ensign of the German Empire Navy 1848-1852.svg White Shadows (submissions), Bennington Flag.svg William S. Saturn (submissions), Connecticut Staxringold (submissions) and Colombia ThinkBlue (submissions). Also, congratulations to Hungary Sasata (submissions), who withdrew from the competition with an impressive 2685 points earlier in this round.

Prizes will also be going to those who claimed the most points for different types of content in a single round. It was decided that the prizes would be awarded for those with the highest in a round, rather than overall, so that the finalists did not have an unfair advantage. Winning the featured article prize is New South Wales Casliber (submissions), for five featured articles in round 4. Winning the good article prize is Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions), for eighty-one good articles in round 5. Winning the featured list prize is Connecticut Staxringold (submissions), for six featured lists in round 1. Winning the picture and sound award is Flag of St. Louis, Missouri.svg Jujutacular (submissions), for four featured pictures in round 3. Winning the topic award is Colorado Sturmvogel_66 (submissions), for forty-seven articles in various good topics in round 5. Winning the "did you know" award is New Orleans TonyTheTiger (submissions), for over one hundred did you knows is round 5. Finally, winning the in the news award is Republic of Ireland Candlewicke (submissions), for nineteen articles in the news in round three.

The WikiCup has faced criticism in the last month – hopefully, we will take something positive from it and create a better contest for next year. Like Wikipedia itself, the Cup is a work in progress, and ideas for how it should work are more than welcome on the WikiCup talk page and on the scoring talk page. Also, people are more than welcome to sign up for next year's competition on the signup page. Well done and thank you to everyone involved – the Cup has been a pleasure to run, and we, as judges, have been proud to be a part of it. We hope that next year, however the Cup is working, and whoever is running it, it will be back, stronger and more popular than ever. Until then, goodbye and happy editing! If you wish to start receiving or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn, Fox and The ed17 03:00, 1 November 2010 (UTC)

DYK for The West Hants Club[edit]

RlevseTalk 06:02, 1 November 2010 (UTC)

WikiCup 2010 Ribbon of Participation[edit]

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Nomination for deletion of Template:Merlin - Series 1[edit]

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2010 education cuts protests[edit]

I see you've created a page. but someone's already created this 2010 student protest in London. Don't worry go and look at what I've done and change the name to funding our future and I think we'll have a keeper. KnowIG (talk) 00:23, 11 November 2010 (UTC)

DYK for Little Crackers[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 18:03, 19 November 2010 (UTC)

DYK for Wayne Rooney's Street Striker[edit]

Materialscientist (talk) 00:08, 25 November 2010 (UTC)

Just William[edit]

HI. Thanks for starting the 2010 series. I used to read the books as a boy and very much enjoyed them.♦ Dr. Blofeld 15:31, 27 November 2010 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Just William (2010 TV serial)[edit]

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DYK for Just William (2010 TV serial)[edit]

Materialscientist (talk) 12:21, 6 December 2010 (UTC)

DYK for 1000 Miles Apart[edit]

Courcelles 00:02, 8 December 2010 (UTC)

DYK for FIFA's Dirty Secrets[edit]

The DYK project (nominate) 00:03, 11 December 2010 (UTC)

Nomination for deletion of Template:2003 English cricket season[edit]

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DYK for Gillian McKeith (song)[edit]

Materialscientist (talk) 00:04, 13 December 2010 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Seven Summers[edit]

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Nomination for deletion of Template:1960 European Nations' Cup[edit]

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List of ATP number 1 ranked players[edit]

Hi, now that List of ATP number 1 ranked players is a disambig, please don't forget to repair the resulting dab links per WP:FIXDABLINKS. This tool makes the job a lot easier. Thanks, --JaGatalk 17:03, 18 December 2010 (UTC)

WikiCup 2011[edit]

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List of Fulham F.C. players[edit]

Hi, I thought it easier to reply here been as the thread is slipping down the Footy list.

  • I was wondering why you're not including Football League Trophy appearances, as these are generally included in overall stats. Fulham also played in the Watney Cup and Anglo-Scottish Cup. You may want to see how I've dealt with the issue of which competitions to include (List of Doncaster Rovers F.C. players), although I appreciate everyone has their own approach.
  • Regarding the 'Nationality' bullet point is it the case that you intend to denote the nationality in the 'Notes' column as the country of birth for all players who have not played international football? I just wondered if that could get a bit messy and would detract from other notes that you may want to make?
  • For info, Sonny Gibbon was a Wales Amateur international and Johnny Price was an English Aamateur international. Don't know if you want to add these facts.

Hope this is useful. Let me know if you want any more feedback. Regards. Eldumpo (talk) 12:29, 29 January 2011 (UTC)


In response to your post:
    • The Anglo-Scottish Cup was not a pre-season tournament although the group stages did start in August. The Watney Cup was bascially pre-season. However, both tournaments are featured in Rothmans annuals (results and line-ups) so have a degree of notability. The Anglo-Scottish Cup effectively turned into the Football League Trophy and thus probably has a greater claim over the Watney Cup, although I believe the latter had extensive coverage at the time. However, I can understand why you may want to go with your book source which omits them, in which case it would be worth stating that fact, although the appearance stats for those competitions are probably available.
    • Re nationalities, I got the information on Gibbon and Price at Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Soccerdata. ISBN 1-89968-67-6 Check |isbn= value: length (help).  If your query is wider than that then full England internationals are available at [1], although I'm not sure whether each player needs a specific reference against them if there are already general references below/specific refs at the player page, though appreciate you have done that for a number, and others may well have a different opinion to me.
Let me know if further queries. Regards. Eldumpo (talk) 11:27, 2 February 2011 (UTC)

WikiCup 2011 January newsletter[edit]

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We are half way through round one of the WikiCup. Signups are now closed, and we have 129 listed competitors, 64 of whom will make it to round two. Congratulations to Cherokeenationalflag.png The Bushranger (submissions), who, at the time of writing, has a comfortable lead with 228 points, followed by Zanzibar Hurricanehink (submissions), with 144 points. Four others have over 100 points. Congratulations also go to Greece Yellow Evan (submissions), who scored the first points in the competition, claiming for Talk:Hurricane King/GA1, Principality of Sealand Miyagawa (submissions), who scored the first non-review points in the competition, claiming for Dognapping, and United Kingdom Jarry1250 (submissions) who was the first in the competition to use our new "multiplier" mechanic (explanation), claiming for Grigory Potemkin, a subject covered on numerous Wikipedias. Thanks must also go to Jarry1250 for dealing with all bot work- without you, the competition wouldn't be happening!

A running total of claims can be seen here. However, numerous competitors are yet to score at all- please remember to submit content soon after it is promoted, so that the judges are able to review entries. The number of points that will be needed to reach round two is not clear- everyone needs to get their entries in now to guarantee their places! If you are concerned that your nomination will not receive the necessary reviews, and you hope to get it promoted before the end of the round, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. However, please remember to continue to offer reviews at GAC, FAC and all the other pages that require them to prevent any backlogs which could otherwise be caused by the Cup. As ever, questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup and the judges are reachable on their talk pages, or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start receiving or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn and The ed17 22:25, 31 January 2011 (UTC)

DYK for Tony Macedo[edit]

HJ Mitchell | Penny for your thoughts? 00:03, 5 February 2011 (UTC)

Online Ambassadors[edit]

Hey, I saw your edits at DYK and clicked over to your user page and was impressed. Have you considering applying to become a Wikipedia:Online Ambassadors? It is a great way to help college students become more familiar with Wikipedia, and make them good long term contributers! Sadads (talk) 19:44, 5 February 2011 (UTC)

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WikiCup 2011 February newsletter[edit]

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So begins round two of the WikiCup! We now have eight pools, each with eight random contestants. This round will continue until the end of April, when the top two of each pool, as well as the next 16 highest scorers of those remaining, will make it to round three. Congratulations to Cherokeenationalflag.png The Bushranger (submissions) (first, with 487 points) and Zanzibar Hurricanehink (submissions) (second, with 459), who stormed the first round. Scotland Casliber (submissions) finished third with 223. Twelve others finished with over 100 points- well done to all of you! The final standings in round one can be seen here. A mere 8 points were required to reach round two; competition will no doubt be much more fierce this round, so be ready for a challenge! A special thanks goes, again, to United Kingdom Jarry1250 (submissions) for dealing with all bot work. This year's bot, as well as running smoothly, is doing some very helpful things that last year's did not. Also, thanks to Bavaria Stone (submissions) for some helpful behind-the-scenes updating and number crunching.

Some news for those who are interested- March will see a GAN backlog elimination drive, which you are still free to join. Organised by WikiProject Good articles, the drive aims to minimise the GAN backlog and offers prizes to those who help out. Of course, you may well be able to claim WikiCup points for the articles you review as part of the drive. Also ongoing is the Great Backlog Drive, looking to work on clearing all of the backlogs on Wikipedia; again, incentives are offered, and the spirit of friendly competition is alive, while helping the encyclopedia is the ultimate aim. Though unrelated to the WikiCup, these may well be of interest to some of you.

Just a reminder of the rules; if you have done significant work on content this year and it is promoted in this round, you may claim for it. Also, anything that was promoted after the end of round one but before the beginning of round two may be claimed for in round two. Details of the rules can be found on this page. For those interested in statistics, a running total of claims can be seen here, and a very interesting table of that information (along with the highest scorers in each category) can be seen here. If you are concerned that your nomination will not receive the necessary reviews, and you hope to get it promoted before the end of the round, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. However, please remember to continue to offer reviews at GAC, FAC and all the other pages that require them to prevent any backlogs which could otherwise be caused by the Cup. As ever, questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup and the judges are reachable on their talk pages, or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start receiving or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn and The ed17 23:35, 28 February 2011 (UTC)

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WikiCup 2011 March newsletter[edit]

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We are half way through round two of the WikiCup, which will end on 28 April. Of the 64 current contestants, 32 will make it through to the next round; the two highest in each pool, and the 16 next highest scorers. At the time of writing, our current overall leader is Zanzibar Hurricanehink (submissions) with 231 points, who leads Pool H. Poland Piotrus (submissions) (Pool G) also has over 200 points, while 9 others (three of whom are in Pool D) have over 100 points. Remember that certain content (specifically, articles/portals included in at least 20 Wikipedias as of 31 December 2010 or articles which are considered "vital") is worth double points if promoted to good or featured status, or if it appears on the main page in the Did You Know column. There were some articles last round which were eligible for double points, but which were not claimed for. For more details, see Wikipedia:WikiCup/Scoring.

A running total of claims can be seen here. However, numerous competitors are yet to score at all- please remember to submit content soon after it is promoted, so that the judges are able to review entries. The number of points that will be needed to reach round three is not clear- everyone needs to get their entries in now to guarantee their places! If you are concerned that your nomination will not receive the necessary reviews, and you hope to get it promoted before the end of the round, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. However, please remember to continue to offer reviews at GAC, FAC and all the other pages that require them to prevent any backlogs which could otherwise be caused by the Cup. As ever, questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup and the judges are reachable on their talk pages, or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start receiving or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn and The ed17 00:50, 1 April 2011 (UTC)

Fulham players FLC[edit]

Please note that there are many comments waiting for you at this FLC, some from 10 days ago. If you aren't willing or able to address them, please ask for the nomination to be withdrawn. The Rambling Man (talk) 18:49, 7 April 2011 (UTC)

List of Fulham F.C. players (25–99 appearances)[edit]

Hi, I think there's a figure missing after the "of which" in the penultimate sentence of the opening paragraph. Regards. Eldumpo (talk) 09:05, 20 April 2011 (UTC)

WikiCup 2011 April newsletter[edit]

Round 2 of the 2011 WikiCup is over, and the new round will begin on 1 May. Note that any points scored in the interim (that is, for content promoted or reviews completed on 29-30 April) can be claimed in the next round, but please do not start updating your submissions' pages until the next round has begun. Fewer than a quarter of our original contestants remain; 32 enter round 3, and, in two months' time, only 16 will progress to our penultimate round. Scotland Casliber (submissions), who led Pool F, was our round champion, with 411 points, while 7 contestants scored between 200 and 300 points. At the other end of the scale, a score of 41 was high enough to reach round 3; more than five times the score required to reach round 2, and competition will no doubt become tighter now we're approaching the later rounds. Those progressing to round 3 were spread fairly evenly across the pools; 4 progressed from each of pools A, B, E and H, while 3 progressed from both pools C and F. Pools D and G were the most successful; each had 5 contestants advancing.

This round saw our first good topic points this year; congratulations to Zanzibar Hurricanehink (submissions) and Assyria Nergaal (submissions) who also led pool H and pool B respectively. However, there remain content types for which no points have yet been scored; featured sounds, featured portals and featured topics. In addition to prizes for leaderboard positions, the WikiCup awards other prizes; for instance, last year, a prize was awarded to Democratic Republic of the Congo Candlewicke (submissions) (who has been eliminated) for his work on In The News. For this reason, working on more unusual content could be even more rewarding than usual!

Sorry this newsletter is going out a little earlier than expected- there is a busy weekend coming up! A running total of claims can be seen here. If you are concerned that your nomination will not receive the necessary reviews, and you hope to get it promoted before the end of the round, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. However, please remember to continue to offer reviews at GAC, FAC and all the other pages that require them to prevent any backlogs which could otherwise be caused by the Cup. As ever, questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup and the judges are reachable on their talk pages, or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start receiving or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn and The ed17 19:05, 29 April 2011 (UTC)

Nomination for deletion of Template:2003 English cricket season[edit]

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May 2011[edit]

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Glossary[edit]

Always happy to contribute :) I'm having fun! And, yes, I do think Pele and Maradona are worthy of inclusion... but probably *only* Pele and Maradona, as they were the ones voted joint-Player of the Century. JonBroxton (talk) 03:24, 20 May 2011 (UTC)

Haha, I'm doing the same thing! I just went into the kitchen to make myself a cup of coffee and suddenly thought "Man on!", and had to run back to computer before I forgot it! JonBroxton (talk) 03:30, 20 May 2011 (UTC)