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Please post any phaleristics related question here.
SVP, afficher toute question relative à la phaléritique ici bas.
Bitte hinterlassen Sie irgendwelche Fragen in Bezug Faleristik hier.
Пожалуйста, задавайте любые вопросы, связанные с фалеристики здесь.
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The Bugle: Issue CXXVI, October 2016[edit]

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Asian 10,000 Challenge invite[edit]

Hi. The Wikipedia:WikiProject Asia/The 10,000 Challenge has recently started, based on the UK/Ireland Wikipedia:The 10,000 Challenge and Wikipedia:WikiProject Africa/The 10,000 Challenge. The idea is not to record every minor edit, but to create a momentum to motivate editors to produce good content improvements and creations and inspire people to work on more countries than they might otherwise work on. There's also the possibility of establishing smaller country or regional challenges for places like South East Asia, Japan/China or India etc, much like Wikipedia:The 1000 Challenge (Nordic). For this to really work we need diversity and exciting content and editors from a broad range of countries regularly contributing. At some stage we hope to run some contests to benefit Asian content, a destubathon perhaps, aimed at reducing the stub count would be a good place to start, based on the current Wikipedia:WikiProject Africa/The Africa Destubathon which has produced near 200 articles in just three days. If you would like to see this happening for Asia, and see potential in this attracting more interest and editors for the country/countries you work on please sign up and being contributing to the challenge! This is a way we can target every country of Asia, and steadily vastly improve the encyclopedia. We need numbers to make this work so consider signing up as a participant! Thank you. --Ser Amantio di NicolaoChe dicono a Signa?Lo dicono a Signa. 02:03, 20 October 2016 (UTC)


Europe 10,000 Challenge invite[edit]

Hi. The Wikipedia:WikiProject Europe/The 10,000 Challenge has recently started, based on the UK/Ireland Wikipedia:The 10,000 Challenge. The idea is not to record every minor edit, but to create a momentum to motivate editors to produce good content improvements and creations and inspire people to work on more countries than they might otherwise work on. There's also the possibility of establishing smaller country or regional challenges for places like Germany, Italy, the Benelux countries, Iberian Peninsula, Romania, Slovenia etc, much like Wikipedia:The 1000 Challenge (Nordic). For this to really work we need diversity and exciting content and editors from a broad range of countries regularly contributing. If you would like to see masses of articles being improved for Europe and your specialist country like Wikipedia:WikiProject Africa/The Africa Destubathon, sign up today and once the challenge starts a contest can be organized. This is a way we can target every country of Europe, and steadily vastly improve the encyclopedia. We need numbers to make this work so consider signing up as a participant and also sign under any country sub challenge on the page that you might contribute to! Thank you. --Ser Amantio di NicolaoChe dicono a Signa?Lo dicono a Signa. 06:07, 6 November 2016 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CXXVII, November 2016[edit]

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ArbCom Elections 2016: Voting now open![edit]

Scale of justice 2.svg Hello, Fdutil. Voting in the 2016 Arbitration Committee elections is open from Monday, 00:00, 21 November through Sunday, 23:59, 4 December to all unblocked users who have registered an account before Wednesday, 00:00, 28 October 2016 and have made at least 150 mainspace edits before Sunday, 00:00, 1 November 2016.

The Arbitration Committee is the panel of editors responsible for conducting the Wikipedia arbitration process. It has the authority to impose binding solutions to disputes between editors, primarily for serious conduct disputes the community has been unable to resolve. This includes the authority to impose site bans, topic bans, editing restrictions, and other measures needed to maintain our editing environment. The arbitration policy describes the Committee's roles and responsibilities in greater detail.

If you wish to participate in the 2016 election, please review the candidates' statements and submit your choices on the voting page. MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 22:08, 21 November 2016 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CXXVIII, December 2016[edit]

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Voting for the Military history WikiProject Historian and Newcomer of the Year is ending soon![edit]

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Time is running out to voting for the Military Historian and Newcomer of the year! If you have not yet cast a vote, please consider doing so soon. The voting will end on 31 December at 23:59 UTC, with the presentation of the awards to the winners and runners up to occur on 1 January 2017. For the Military history WikiProject Coordinators, MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 05:02, 29 December 2016 (UTC)

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The Bugle: Issue CXXIX, January 2017[edit]

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Phaleristics[edit]

Um...what in general or specific did I do, and is it good or bad? Your post wasn't clear. If I did something wrong, how can I fix it? if I did something right, how can I keep it up? Hotspur23 (talk) 17:27, 18 January 2017 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CXXX, February 2017[edit]

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March Madness 2017[edit]

G'day all, please be advised that throughout March 2017 the Military history Wikiproject is running its March Madness drive. This is a backlog drive that is focused on several key areas:

  • tagging and assessing articles that fall within the project's scope
  • updating the project's currently listed A-class articles to ensure their ongoing compliance with the listed criteria
  • creating articles that are listed as "requested" on the project's various task force pages or other lists of missing articles.

As with past Milhist drives, there are points awarded for working on articles in the targeted areas, with barnstars being awarded at the end for different levels of achievement.

The drive is open to all Wikipedians, not just members of the Military history project, although only work on articles that fall (broadly) within the military history scope will be considered eligible. More information can be found here for those that are interested, and members can sign up as participants at that page also.

The drive starts at 00:01 UTC on 1 March and runs until 23:59 UTC on 31 March 2017, so please sign up now.

For the Milhist co-ordinators. Regards, AustralianRupert (talk) & MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 07:24, 26 February 2017 (UTC)

Oh, boy! A bit of a mess...[edit]

Dear Fdutil!

Thank you for your contribution to the project Russia at WP.

However, I hate to disappoint you, but with the Russian Order of St. George you DID completely mess it up (personally, I don't blame you for that — it's not the most uncontroversial subject in Russian History, 'so to say').

Just to straiten it up a bit I shall post the comment on the talk-page of the Russian Article — [[1]]. Some people there a historians, some speak English good enough to communicate with you directly, so they can help us all out of this ... But a quick structure for you:

Can you, please, start adjusting the structure and names of articles accordingly.

Best. 213.46.216.94 (talk) 12:09, 9 March 2017 (UTC)213.46.216.94 (talk) 12:11, 9 March 2017 (UTC) 213.46.216.94 (talk) 12:12, 9 March 2017 (UTC) 213.46.216.94 (talk) 12:13, 9 March 2017 (UTC)

Listen my friend. My articles on the Order of St-George and the Cross of St-George are for the modern Russian Federation awards. I have not delved, nor do I intend to delve into imperial awards. Should you feel these require to be amalgamated into one all encompassing article, fill your boots. I'm sorry, I have other things to do... Cordially. Fdutil (talk) 01:36, 21 March 2017 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CXXXI, March 2017[edit]

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Médaille militaire (France)[edit]

Hi. You have changed the rank titles of the recent recipient of the MM by using the "Cavalier" title. Is this standard CAF translation or your personal input ? I can not find any "Cavalier" rank reference, while "Corporal of Horse" is a title used in the British Household Cavalry. 93.21.171.222 (talk) 07:45, 4 April 2017 (UTC)

Excellent question... I really wish I had an equally excellent answer. I don't know what I was thinking that particular day. perhaps too much jumping aroung 4 different language Wikis. They are back to Master-corporal and corporal. Thanks for pointing this out. Cheers! Fdutil (talk) 01:43, 5 April 2017 (UTC)
All right, thanks. 93.21.171.222 (talk) 09:42, 5 April 2017 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CXXXII, April 2017[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXXIII, May 2017[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXXIV, June 2017[edit]

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Awards of the Ministry of the Interior of the regions of Russia[edit]

Dear Fdutil, you can use departmental awards of the Ministry of the Interior of the regions of Russia from this list. Георгий Долгопский (talk) 02:42, 2 July 2017 (UTC)

Thank you! Very nice! Fdutil (talk) 13:44, 2 July 2017 (UTC)

Ways to improve Medal for Victims of the Invasion[edit]

Hi, I'm EEng. Fdutil, thanks for creating Medal for Victims of the Invasion!

I've just tagged the page, using our page curation tools, as having some issues to fix. References appear to be primary, but there's no doubt of notability.

The tags can be removed by you or another editor once the issues they mention are addressed. If you have questions, you can leave a comment on my talk page. Or, for more editing help, talk to the volunteers at the Teahouse.

EEng 18:50, 2 July 2017 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CXXXV, July 2017[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXXVI, August 2017[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXXVII, September 2017[edit]

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2017 Military history WikiProject Coordinator election[edit]

Greetings from the Military history WikiProject! Elections for the Military history WikiProject Coordinators are currently underway. As a member of the WikiProject you are cordially invited to take part by casting your vote(s) for the candidates on the election page. This year's election will conclude at 23:59 UTC 29 September. Thank you for your time. For the current tranche of Coordinators, AustralianRupert (talk) 10:39, 21 September 2017 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CXXXVIII, October 2017[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXXIX, November 2017[edit]

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