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Ideas for vital articles (10'000)[edit]

Hello fellow vital project member, I had many ideas for additions to the vital 10'000 whilst away and busy. But thought I would ask others opinions of the almost 100 articles that came into my mind before flooding the project talk page with them. If you have time let me know which articles you like and which you dislike, I am still looking for removals as well by the way. (I listed my ideas on my own talk page, here). Carlwev (talk) 16:49, 10 February 2014 (UTC)

requesting a favour for article sugaspott[edit]

hey how are you i was hoping i could reach out to you about the creating of or restoring the article sugaspott which was deleted some years ago

i intend to work on it and gather a general consensus of approval before publishing it

since the time it was deleted, sources that where not available to show notability have slowly emerged over the internet and i suppose i figured maybe i can request the making of the article which i have already done and now also looking for editors who may feel like they could help. Since the original articles' deletion, i came to terms with the fact that in the greater interests of the bigger picture the right thing was done, i somehow now need help to do the same thing the right way

see i thought there was nothing to lose. I have so far created a request for an article to be made and i was hoping you could assist me in making this article, editing this article, preserving and protecting this article. i appreciate that you may not have the necessary time to execute such a request but i figure it may not take you very long. i cannot make it myself as it is about me and as you will see from the following link i have already tried -http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:WhatLinksHere/Sugaspott - and failed. when i failed for the last time prior to now, i decided that it was not necessary and that my time was better off invested in other avenues. and then in the course of time the BBC put this on their website -http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/f7fcc586-7bd3-4872-9927-620da58b6421- after i received some airplay from Tom Robinson. that page stipulates that a biography can only come from Wikipedia. Now i have this monster of bureaucracy to tackle and because they oft end up with heated exchanges and ill mannered thoughts i beg for some resolve and assistance.

I appreciate that i may not be as important as barrack obama but believe me sir i have contributed much less on a par to our society as have the following individuals, for illustration purposes only, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cokni_O%27Dire ,https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maskiri, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overlord_X,

thanks

any help would be appreciated and i will be grateful for

Wikispott (talk) 14:21, 22 February 2014 (UTC)

sources i will be using are listed for your convinience

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Pre-1500 Indian rulers on the VA/Expanded list[edit]

Hi Gizza! Thank you for your input in WP:VA/E – your thoughtful and eloquent contributions have been much appreciated. I need your help with something. What I'm about to say might not be news to you, but before the 1500s we have just two rulers of India on the list: Chandragupta Maurya and Ashoka. In other words, we have nobody to represent India's political history in the 1700 years following the Ashoka's death in 232 BCE. This seems unacceptable to me, and I'd like to replace some of the less notable Western figures on the list (that's easy, there are many to choose from) with Indian ones. But my knowledge of Indian history remains extremely poor despite my attempts to read up on it.

As a start, I have made a list of eight rulers who I think might be suitable additions, and I wanted to see what you think of them before I put them up for general discussion. I wanted to add figures that were clearly vital, but I also tried to represent a range of geographic regions, ethnic and religious backgrounds, and time periods. That second consideration forced me to leave out some people I otherwise wouldn't want to, but I thought it would be impractical to start with more than eight people since I don't want to overwhelm the forum with these proposals. I'd welcome any feedback you have. I've also invited User:Redtigerxyz to join the conversation – I hope you don't mind. Thanks!

Milinda. More than Amoghavarsha, less than a Harshavardhana. --Redtigerxyz Talk 10:56, 9 April 2014 (UTC)
Mainly important in terms of Buddhism. Definitely notable. --Redtigerxyz Talk 10:56, 9 April 2014 (UTC)
Yes. --Redtigerxyz Talk 10:56, 9 April 2014 (UTC)
Yes. --Redtigerxyz Talk 10:56, 9 April 2014 (UTC)
  • Harsha (590–647, north India)
Harshavardana. Yes definitely. --Redtigerxyz Talk 10:56, 9 April 2014 (UTC)
Not sure.--Redtigerxyz Talk 10:56, 9 April 2014 (UTC)
I will suggest his father Raja Raja Chola I, who is the most famous Chola King, a Tamil hero and the builder of many famous temples, notably Thanjavur. --Redtigerxyz Talk 10:56, 9 April 2014 (UTC)
Yes. Redtigerxyz Talk 10:56, 9 April 2014 (UTC)

Cobblet (talk) 08:24, 9 April 2014 (UTC)

I will suggest:

IMO, the kingdoms of

need to be included. --Redtigerxyz Talk 11:23, 9 April 2014 (UTC)

hi dagizza[edit]

Which country u belong to — Preceding unsigned comment added by 42.104.25.25 (talk) 15:56, 7 May 2014 (UTC)

Request for comment[edit]

Hello there, a proposal regarding pre-adminship review has been raised at Village pump by Anna Frodesiak. Your comments here is very much appreciated. Many thanks. Jim Carter through MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 06:46, 28 May 2014 (UTC)

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A brownie for you![edit]

Brownie transparent.png In appreciation of your excellent contributions to VA/E! You've really improved areas such as law. P.S. Sorry about my oversight about negligence having just been added - very careless of me! Smile.png Neljack (talk) 01:42, 20 June 2014 (UTC)

Short explanation[edit]

Hey Gizza! I've been using the dates posted at the top of the page to determine when 30 days ago is. Because August has 31 days, 30 days from Melody Lavender's post would be on 14 September, not 15 September. Nevertheless, I realize that it would be overly bureaucratic to not allow votes added shortly after 30 days—I just wanted to explain that I'm not closing things ahead of schedule! Malerisch (talk) 13:28, 15 September 2014 (UTC)

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Hinduism barnstar[edit]

Hi Girik,

I saw you created the Hinduism barnstar, but I can't find any more information about it and I'm really curious. Where did the idea for the barnstar come from, and are they widely distributed? (Basically - what makes the cut to earn a Hinduism barnstar?)

Also, are you a 'Wikimedia seward'?

Let me know, thanks!

maddy jane 09:33, 14 November 2014 (UTC) Maddy

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Pageview Tool[edit]

Hey Girik! A couple days ago at the help desk, I mentioned how I might try taking a stab at making that multi-page view counter. My plan is to let users input 3-5 articles, and then display the data in a graph - either bar or line, or perhaps both. I'm also considering having the data available in table form. Is there anything else you think would be useful? Any input would be great. First time taking a jab with JavaScript, so I'll see how this goes. Thanks, ~SuperHamster Talk Contribs 06:00, 3 December 2014 (UTC)

Aaaaand I'm done. Launched a working version at http://tools.wmflabs.org/traffic-grapher/, if you'd like to try it out. Let me know if it works fine, and if you run into any problems. Still got some things to add or change, but that's for the future. Learned quite a bit of JavaScript from this, so that's a plus. Cheers, and have a great 2015! ~SuperHamster Talk Contribs 02:09, 1 January 2015 (UTC)

February 2015 Wikification drive[edit]

Greetings! Just spreading a message to the members of WikiProject Wikify that the February drive has been started. Better late than never! Come on, sign up! :) Grinding, grinding, grinding... what are we finding, finding, finding... (talk) 20:40, 8 February 2015 (UTC)

Feb - 2015[edit]

See your email. Bladesmulti (talk) 10:25, 11 February 2015 (UTC)

Happy Valentine's Day!!![edit]

Happy Valentine's Day, to you and yours! Cheers, Grinding, grinding, grinding... what are we finding, finding, finding... (talk) 22:40, 14 February 2015 (UTC)

April 2015 Wikification drive.[edit]

Greetings! Just spreading a message to the members of WikiProject Wikify that the April drive has been started. Come on, sign up! :) One hand on the mouse, one hand on the keyboard... and the feet can do the rest! Hee-hee! (talk) 03:17, 2 April 2015 (UTC)

Happy Easter![edit]

All the best! "Carry me down, carry me down; carry me down into the wiki!" (talk) 21:28, 5 April 2015 (UTC)

السلام عليڪم[edit]

ڇا توهان سنڌي آهيو--محمد مجیب (talk) 05:52, 16 April 2015 (UTC)

Palmyra[edit]

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June 2015 Wikification drive.[edit]

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Interview for The Signpost[edit]

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Category:Vietnamese men[edit]

Hi. As an admin onwiki at the moment, can you close out this CFD; I have decided to withdraw the nomination after an endless stalemate (see [1]). Thanks, Quis separabit? 03:26, 27 June 2015 (UTC)

Thanks, so much. Now I can take it off my watchlist. What about the template, though? Quis separabit? 04:37, 27 June 2015 (UTC)
Thanks for closing; CFD needs help, as a lot of the old regular crew have moved on.
When you remove a CFD template, please also remove the comment lines;[2] these are subst'd from the original {{cfm}} etc. I've done this one. WP:CFDAI has more advice, but you covered the essentials; thanks again. – Fayenatic London 07:14, 27 June 2015 (UTC)

Bro?[edit]

Why? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 67.170.82.95 (talk) 05:26, 17 July 2015 (UTC)