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Matt Damon GA Reassessment[edit]

Matt Damon, an article that you or your project may be interested in, has been nominated for an individual good article reassessment. If you are interested in the discussion, please participate by adding your comments to the reassessment page. If concerns are not addressed during the review period, the good article status may be removed from the article.

Samuel L. Jackson GA Reassessment[edit]

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The Signpost: 23 September 2015[edit]

The Signpost: 30 September 2015[edit]

Should I nominate Racking Horse for GA?[edit]

Hi, I've been doing extensive work lately on Racking Horse, and I'd like it to be my first good article. As far as I can see, it meets all the criteria except for the photos; it has none. I've searched Commons, Google, and Flickr literally dozens of times, and had to come to the conclusion that if there's such a thing as a photo of a Racking Horse in the public domain or free use, I just can't find it. I want to nominate it for GA, but I'm afraid that the lack of pictures would cause it to fail. It's sourced, has no OR, and is notable, but...no pictures. What would you advise? White Arabian mare (Neigh) 16:28, 6 October 2015 (UTC)White Arabian mare

The Signpost: 07 October 2015[edit]

Arnold Schwarzenegger filmography[edit]

I have nominated Arnold Schwarzenegger filmography for featured list removal here. Please join the discussion on whether this article meets the featured list criteria. Articles are typically reviewed for two weeks; editors may declare to "Keep" or "Delist" the article's featured status. The instructions for the review process are here. Snuggums (talk / edits) 03:24, 17 October 2015 (UTC)

WP:Missing Wikipedians[edit]

This message is to let you know that your name has been added to the above page due to inactivity. Please remember to remove yourself from the list if you ever return. Thank you for all of your Wikipedia, especially the articles you got to FA, FL, and GA. Snuggums (talk / edits) 03:51, 17 October 2015 (UTC)

Clint Eastwood filmography[edit]

Notifying you, as you were the original Featured List nominator.

Clint Eastwood filmography has been nominated for featured list removal here. Please join the discussion on whether this article meets the featured list criteria. Articles are typically reviewed for two weeks; editors may declare to "Keep" or "Delist" the article's featured status. The instructions for the review process are here. — Cirt (talk) 05:03, 18 October 2015 (UTC)

The Signpost: 14 October 2015[edit]

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

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ArbCom elections are now open![edit]

Hi,
You appear to be eligible to vote in the current Arbitration Committee election. The Arbitration Committee is the panel of editors responsible for conducting the Wikipedia arbitration process. It has the authority to enact binding solutions for disputes between editors, primarily related to serious behavioural issues that the community has been unable to resolve. This includes the ability 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, you are welcome to review the candidates' statements and submit your choices on the voting page. For the Election committee, MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 13:46, 23 November 2015 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free image File:Cannibal women jungle.jpg[edit]

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Note that any non-free images not used in any articles will be deleted after seven days, as described in the criteria for speedy deletion. Thank you. --B-bot (talk) 18:32, 10 December 2015 (UTC)

Season's Greetings[edit]

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To You and Yours!
FWiW Bzuk (talk) 01:14, 24 December 2015 (UTC)

Wikiclaus' cheer ![edit]

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Wikipedia:Today's featured article/January 31, 2016[edit]

A summary of a Featured Article you nominated at WP:FAC will appear on the Main Page soon. It mostly follows the lead section; how does it look? - Dank (push to talk) 02:22, 15 January 2016 (UTC)

history in film

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Thank you for quality articles such as Raid at Cabanatuan, Oklahoma City bombing, Clint Eastwood and Little Miss Sunshine, for lists and images, for the lovely personal list of your quality content, for teamwork, - repeating (14 July 2009): you are an awesome Wikipedian!

--Gerda Arendt (talk) 07:54, 31 January 2016 (UTC)

A year ago, you were recipient no. 1329 of Precious, a prize of QAI! --Gerda Arendt (talk) 08:16, 31 January 2017 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free image File:Nanny-diaries-poster.jpg[edit]

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San Diego Wiknic[edit]

Saturday, July 9: San Diego Wiknic
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You are invited to the San Diego Wiknic on Saturday, July 9, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Fanuel Street Park, a grassy park on the Mission Bay side of Pacific Beach. Join San Diego-area Wikimedians at the "picnic anyone can edit" as part of the Great American Wiknic celebrations being held across the United States.

Visit our event page for full details. Remember it's a wiki-picnic, which means potluck. Sign up today!

We hope to see you there! --Worldbruce (talk · contribs) 16:04, 4 July 2016 (UTC)

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Thursday, August 4 San Diego Wiki-Dinner[edit]

Join us for an informal San Diego Wiki-Dinner meeting with visiting Wikipedians Rosiestep and Fuzheado, to get to know each other, and to help prepare for WikiConference North America in October 2016! --Pharos (talk) 17:08, 30 July 2016 (UTC)

Extended confirmed protection[edit]

Padlock-blue.svg Hello, Nehrams2020. This message is intended to notify administrators of important changes to the protection policy.

Extended confirmed protection (also known as "30/500 protection") is a new level of page protection that only allows edits from accounts at least 30 days old and with 500 edits. The automatically assigned "extended confirmed" user right was created for this purpose. The protection level was created following this community discussion with the primary intention of enforcing various arbitration remedies that prohibited editors under the "30 days/500 edits" threshold to edit certain topic areas.

In July and August 2016, a request for comment established consensus for community use of the new protection level. Administrators are authorized to apply extended confirmed protection to combat any form of disruption (e.g. vandalism, sock puppetry, edit warring, etc.) on any topic, subject to the following conditions:

  • Extended confirmed protection may only be used in cases where semi-protection has proven ineffective. It should not be used as a first resort.
  • A bot will post a notification at Wikipedia:Administrators' noticeboard of each use. MusikBot currently does this by updating a report, which is transcluded onto the noticeboard.
Please review the protection policy carefully before using this new level of protection on pages. Thank you.
This message was sent to the administrators' mass message list. To opt-out of future messages, please remove yourself from the list. 17:48, 23 September 2016 (UTC)

Two-Factor Authentication now available for admins[edit]

Hello,

Please note that TOTP based two-factor authentication is now available for all administrators. In light of the recent compromised accounts, you are encouraged to add this additional layer of security to your account. It may be enabled on your preferences page in the "User profile" tab under the "Basic information" section. For basic instructions on how to enable two-factor authentication, please see the developing help page for additional information. Important: Be sure to record the two-factor authentication key and the single use keys. If you lose your two factor authentication and do not have the keys, it's possible that your account will not be recoverable. Furthermore, you are encouraged to utilize a unique password and two-factor authentication for the email account associated with your Wikimedia account. This measure will assist in safeguarding your account from malicious password resets. Comments, questions, and concerns may be directed to the thread on the administrators' noticeboard. MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 20:33, 12 November 2016 (UTC)

A new user right for New Page Patrollers[edit]

Hi Nehrams2020.

A new user group, New Page Reviewer, has been created in a move to greatly improve the standard of new page patrolling. The user right can be granted by any admin at PERM. It is highly recommended that admins look beyond the simple numerical threshold and satisfy themselves that the candidates have the required skills of communication and an advanced knowledge of notability and deletion. Admins are automatically included in this user right.

It is anticipated that this user right will significantly reduce the work load of admins who patrol the performance of the patrollers. However,due to the complexity of the rollout, some rights may have been accorded that may later need to be withdrawn, so some help will still be needed to some extent when discovering wrongly applied deletion tags or inappropriate pages that escape the attention of less experienced reviewers, and above all, hasty and bitey tagging for maintenance. User warnings are available here but very often a friendly custom message works best.

If you have any questions about this user right, don't hesitate to join us at WT:NPR. (Sent to all admins).MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 13:47, 15 November 2016 (UTC)

ArbCom Elections 2016: Voting now open![edit]

Scale of justice 2.svg Hello, Nehrams2020. 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)

Merry, merry![edit]

From the icy Canajian north; to you and yours! FWiW Bzuk (talk) 20:05, 25 December 2016 (UTC) Lights ablaze.JPG

Administrators' newsletter - February 2017[edit]

News and updates for administrators from the past month (January 2017). This first issue is being sent out to all administrators, if you wish to keep receiving it please subscribe. Your feedback is welcomed.

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  • JohnCD (John Cameron Deas) passed away on 30 December 2016. John began editing Wikipedia seriously during 2007 and became an administrator in November 2009.

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Invitation to a San Diego edit-a-thon[edit]

You are invited to join the discussion at Wikipedia:Meetup/San Diego/May 2017 . RightCowLeftCoast (talk) 20:20, 1 May 2017 (UTC)

Invitation to San Diego wiknic and bonfire[edit]

You are invited to join the discussion at Wikipedia:Meetup/San Diego/July 2017 Wiknic . RightCowLeftCoast (talk) 01:00, 31 May 2017 (UTC)