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London Meetup - January 12, 2008

Hi! There's going to be a London Wikipedia Meetup coming Saturday January 12, 2008. If you are interested in coming along take part in the discussion over at Wikipedia:Meetup/London7. The discussion is going on until tomorrow evening and the official location and time will be published at the same page late Thursday or early Friday. Hope to see you Saturday, Poeloq (talk) 02:21, 10 January 2008 (UTC)

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Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom

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For very kindly proofreading the article Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom. Your edits have greatly improved its quality. PeterSymonds | talk 16:33, 22 January 2008 (UTC)

Thanks very much for your valuable contributions! Keep up the good work :) PeterSymonds | talk 16:33, 22 January 2008 (UTC)

Princess Beatrice proofing

Hi Giler, In response to your note on my talk page, I looked at the proofing changes you made to Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom, and in general I agree with your changes. I want to add that I'm glad you've joined us. We have a pretty big pile to work through, and more seems to be added every day. I especially appreciated your catches of the US spellings that you quite properly changed to UK spellings; that is one of my areas of weakness. I debated internally a great while over "queen" vs. "Queen" and tried to find specific guidance in the MOS and looked at a couple of other articles about queens before veering toward lower-case in most instances. However, not being a UK native, I'm also weak on titles and how they are used in the UK, and neither the MOS nor the other articles made a clear case one way or the other as far as I could tell. I defer to your judgment on "Queen" and similar titles. I could see only one thing to revert among the changes you made, and it involved the insertion of a no-break-space and the removal of the surrounding spaces in the date range in the first sentence. The MOS guidelines on such constructions is clear though hard to find. It's in WP:MOSNUM. Your no-break code is still there; I simply added a space on either side of it. My best. Finetooth (talk) 18:07, 22 January 2008 (UTC)

Emma Watson proofing

Hi Giler, Everything you did to the Emma Watson article made it better. Finetooth (talk) 21:02, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

Death of Poe proofing

Hi Giler, You made a fairly large number of entirely helpful changes. I only saw one that I wanted to revert. Your change reads: "He also claimed that Poe had said, quite poetically, as he had prepared to draw his last breath... " I don't think that second "had" is correct. I'd suggest using "He also claimed that Poe had said, quite poetically, as he prepared to draw his last breath... " If you agree, you might go back and revert that one. Finetooth (talk) 22:04, 24 January 2008 (UTC)

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Hi Giler. If you get the chance, I'd be grateful if you could proofread Melodifestivalen; it was copyedited a few months back but never proofread. Since the copyedit it's been promoted to FA so there shouldn't be much work needed. I'm hoping to get the article on the Main Page in March, and the more I see the LoCE template on the talk page, the more I think it'll be a barrier to it getting there. I can't nominate it for the MP for a few weeks yet, so there's no rush. Thanks in advance. Chwech 20:19, 24 January 2008 (UTC)

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I never made one but I can certainly look into it. Should be that big of an issue to do, I'll let you know when I get to it :) Cheers — WilsBadKarma (Talk) 23:27, 1 February 2008 (UTC)

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Hi Giler, I've been more-or-less cut off from the Internet for about a week, but I'm back on today. I've been meaning to say encouraging things. As you've seen, LoCE often seems to be buried under a pile of requests, and your keen eye and hard work are much appreciated. Finetooth (talk) 18:59, 3 February 2008 (UTC)

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Hi Giler. You kindly proofread Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom for me a few weeks back. You expressed an interest in pages to do with royalty. I rewrote an article about Beatrice's sister, Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll which I uploaded last week, and I was wondering if you'd be interested in giving it an unofficial copyedit. I realise that the requests list at WP:LOCE must be your priority, and that you may not get to Prcss L. for some time, but I thought I would ask as it's your field of interest. If you can't, please feel free to ignore this message; I don't want to trouble you unnecessarily :) All the best, PeterSymonds | talk 23:19, 6 February 2008 (UTC)

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What specifically do you feel need cleaning up [1] Have you any idea - or are you just passing through - is there a reason why you are unable to do, whatever it is that you feel needs doing yourself? Giano (talk) 19:38, 9 October 2008 (UTC)

Signpost updated for November 17, 2008 and before.

Because the Signpost hasn't been sent in a while, to save space, I've condensed all seven issues that were not sent into this archive. Only the three issues from November are below.

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Volume 4, Issue 42 8 November 2008 About the Signpost

From the editor 
News and notes: The Price is Right, milestones Dispatches: Halloween Main Page contest generates new article content 
Features and admins Bugs, Repairs, and Internal Operational News 
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Volume 4, Issue 43 10 November 2008 About the Signpost

Fundraiser opens: Over $500,000 raised in first week ArbCom elections: Nominations open 
Book review: How Wikipedia Works MediaWiki search engine improved 
Four Board resolutions, including financials, approved News and notes: Vietnamese Wiki Day 
Dispatches: Historic election proves groundbreaking on the Main Page Features and admins 
Bugs, Repairs, and Internal Operational News The Report on Lengthy Litigation 

Volume 4, Issue 44 17 November 2008 About the Signpost

Lawsuit briefly shuts down Wikipedia.de GFDL 1.3 released, will allow Wikimedia migration to Creative Commons license 
Wikimedia Events Roundup News and notes: Fundraiser, List Summary Service, milestones 
Features and admins Bugs, Repairs, and Internal Operational News 
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Signpost updated for November 24, 2008 through January 3, 2009

Three issues have been published since the last deliver: November 24, December 1, and January 3.


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Volume 4, Issue 45 24 November 2008 About the Signpost

From the editor: 200th issue 
ArbCom elections: Candidate profiles News and notes: Fundraiser, milestones 
Wikipedia in the news Dispatches: Featured article writers — the inside view 
Features and admins The Report on Lengthy Litigation 

Volume 4, Issue 46 1 December 2008 About the Signpost

ArbCom elections: Elections open Wikipedia in the news 
WikiProject Report: WikiProject Solar System Features and admins 
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Volume 5, Issue 1 3 January 2009 About the Signpost

From the editor: Getting back on track 
ArbCom elections: 10 arbitrators appointed Virgin Killer page blocked, unblocked in UK 
Editing statistics show decline in participation Wikipedia drug coverage compared to Medscape, found wanting 
News and notes: Fundraising success and other developments Dispatches: Featured list writers 
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