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Hello NickPenguin, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are a few good links for newcomers:

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This week's article for improvement (week 23, 2016)[edit]

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The Hilton Athens is part of the Hilton Hotels & Resorts hotel chain.

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Hilton Hotels & Resorts

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This week's article for improvement (week 24, 2016)[edit]

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A cubic zirconia crystal made by the Shelby Gem Factory

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Shelby Gem Factory

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The Signpost: 15 June 2016[edit]

This week's article for improvement (week 25, 2016)[edit]

AcueductoSegovia edit1.jpg

The aqueduct of Segovia, Spain

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List of aqueducts in the Roman Empire

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This week's article for improvement (week 26, 2016)[edit]

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Home page of Wikipedia

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Home page

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2016 GA Cup-Wrap Up[edit]

WikiProject Good Articles's 2016 GA Cup - Final/Wrap-Up
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Hello to our truly awesome GA Cup competitors!

Thursday, June 30 saw the end of the 2016 GA Cup. It was a huge success. In the final, our five competitors reviewed an astonishing 207 articles, the most in any GA Cup final thus far. We continue to reach our goals and make a substantial impact in how quickly articles are reviewed for GA status. On March 1, the start of this competition, the article longest in the queue had languished there since June 26, 2015 [1]; in the July 1, 2016 list, the average wait length is just four months [2]. It's clear that we continue to make a difference at GAN and throughout Wikipedia, something we should all be proud of. Thanks to all our competitors for their enthusiasm, and for helping to make the GA Cup a continued success. Remember that most articles can't even be considered for FA status unless it's been passed to GA first, so our efforts have created hundreds of potentials FAs. That is, as they say, a big deal.

The final this time represented a real horse race between our 1st and 2nd place winners. First-time competitor (who had won all previous rounds) Sainsf earned an impressive 1456 points with 91 articles reviewed during the final. Close behind, in second place was Carbrera, also a first-time competitor, reviewed the most articles (94). Their enthusiasm was a treat to witness. Congrats to you both!

The competition went relatively smoothly, with very little drama this time. We had to clarify one rule: in order for the points to count, you must mark your reviews as completed; it's not up to the judges to ensure that all reviews are completed by the end of a round. We were strict about adhering to this clarification, especially at the end of the final. We intend on stressing it in the stated rules for our next competition, which will be announced soon, so watch out for it. We also intend on applying for a grant through Wikimedia to include gift certificates for our winners, to further incentivize the GA Cup.

MrWooHoo should receive special recognition for acting as our main judge, and for stepping in for the rest of the judges when real-life busyness took over. He reviewed the majority of the submissions during our final round. Thanks for your hard work, and for the hard work of all our judges. We look forward to the next competition.

Again, thanks to all our competitors, and congrats to our winners.

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This week's article for improvement (week 27, 2016)[edit]

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Answering machine

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The Signpost: 04 July 2016[edit]

This week's article for improvement (week 28, 2016)[edit]

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An ear of rye

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This week's article for improvement (week 29, 2016)[edit]

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RMS Olympic's deck

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Sun deck

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The Signpost: 21 July 2016[edit]

This week's article for improvement (week 30, 2016)[edit]

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Closeup view of a Squeegee

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This week's article for improvement (week 31, 2016)[edit]

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History of the constellations, Ursa Minor constellation map

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The Signpost: 04 August 2016[edit]

This week's article for improvement (week 32, 2016)[edit]

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One of many icons associated with The Sims

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The Sims (video game)

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This week's article for improvement (week 33, 2016)[edit]

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Archaeological record example: a section of the Papyrus of Ani showing cursive hieroglyphs

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The Signpost: 18 August 2016[edit]

This week's article for improvement (week 34, 2016)[edit]

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Heraldic Badge of the Spanish West Indies

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