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Welcome[edit]

Welcome!

Hello, Twinsday, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are some pages that you might find helpful:

I hope you enjoy editing here and being a Wikipedian! Please sign your messages on discussion pages using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically insert your username and the date. If you need help, check out Wikipedia:Questions, ask me on my talk page, or ask your question on this page and then place {{helpme}} before the question. Again, welcome! Angus McLellan (Talk) 16:45, 9 November 2008 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

For your help with the Krakatoa related articles - they had needed some tlc - SatuSuro 12:44, 3 March 2009 (UTC)

Hi[edit]

Hi, I really like your Lost Tapes page. It is really helping out a ton on a project of mine! --Boy of The Waters (talk) 12:50, 6 May 2009 (UTC)

NowCommons: File:Krak1.jpg[edit]

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File:Eq-gen1.jpg is now available as Commons:File:Eq-gen1.jpg. --Erwin85Bot (talk) 08:08, 8 October 2009 (UTC)

How the Earth Was Made[edit]

You asked for help? What help do you need? Cyberia23 (talk) 21:22, 17 November 2009 (UTC)

Please tell Collectonian that The History Channel changed its name to History. It's so obvious, yet she's not convinced. Can you proofread the infobox and lead and maybe add a little info on the episodes? I'm female. Do you mind telling me your gender? I'm just curious. Thanx. Twinsday (talk) 00:35, 18 November 2009 (UTC)
Well it is technically called the History Channel, "History" is just the shortened form of the name. GM is still General Motors, but we'd rather say "GM" right? Evidence to prove this... go to history.com and you will see it says "The History Channel - Home Page" in the top bar of the window. Yes, that could mean that it was overlooked and they haven't gotten around to changing it yet since they shortened their name, but they do still publish "History Channel Magazine" and so far that name hasn't changed. I suggest maybe trying and get a hold of someone from A&E Television Networks - they own History and see if they tell you what it's really called. Of course you could consider it's a pointless argument and just get over it. Also I'm male - I don't think many chicks are really into shows like MysteryQuest and UFO Hunters. Just my opinion. Cyberia23 (talk) 22:36, 23 November 2009 (UTC)
Wow! I don't know how to thank you for the article. Looks great—so pretty! Couldn't have done a better job myself. If you're interested, Scariest Places on Earth and Weird Travels may need a little expansion. Twinsday 10:21, 23 January 2010 (UTC)

Other Siders[edit]

Thanks for helping with my fixing of othersiders. I didn't even notice the Vandalism until you noticed it. I would have been able to do a better job fixing it but i never watched the show. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Whitefang94 (talkcontribs) 15:39, 9 February 2010 (UTC)

Lituya Bay Megatsunami[edit]

Thanks for the picture caption. :)FlameHorse (talk) 03:48, 8 March 2010 (UTC)

Added new show – Ancient Aliens[edit]

I started a new article for Ancient Aliens on History if you wanna take a look. I heard it's only going to be 5 episodes. We'll have to see how it turns out. Supposedly History is going in a "new direction" with their programming and were going to get rid of their paranormal shows. They already killed UFO Hunters and MonsterQuest, so I was surprised when they green lighted this new series. Cyberia23 (talk) 20:12, 20 April 2010 (UTC)

Okay. I remember the documentary special with that title, which I saw was released on DVD through the channel's online store. serious hat 01:52, 21 April 2010 (UTC)

Copyedit Backlog Elimination Drive[edit]

Hi, as a member of the Guild of Copy Editors you're hereby notified of and invited to participate in the WikiProject Guild of Copy Editors/Backlog elimination drives/May 2010. Please help us eliminate the 8,000+ copyedit backlog! Participating editors will receive barnstars and other awards, according to their level of participation. ɳorɑfʈ Talk! 00:22, 22 April 2010 (UTC)

Re: Lunar eclipse vs. lunar phase[edit]

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Judeo-Islamic philosophies (800 – 1400)[edit]

I reverted your speedy deletion nomination of this redirect because it is clearly in use [1]. Worth checking that in future :) Peter 14:06, 19 May 2010 (UTC)

Thanks![edit]

Thanks for the fixes on my navbox!

--Mooshykris (talk) 01:21, 20 May 2010 (UTC)


In reply to your previous post on my talkpage: I fully understand that. What I had in mind was something the most basic user can find straight from any page, and also something in better organization. I feel that this would be a more navagible way to find such information. --Mooshykris (talk) 14:36, 20 May 2010 (UTC)

Thankyou[edit]

Hi,

Thanks for the welcome on my talk page. And thankyou for alerting me to my edits being reverted, i will make sure that in the future i provide sources. Thanks,

Technoguy123 (talk) 14:32, 2 June 2010 (UTC)

Astrophotography[edit]

ty for the barnstar! It was interesting following the "facts", especially in the history section, learning more about some of the early work. Fountains of Bryn Mawr (talk) 14:56, 4 June 2010 (UTC)

You are now a Reviewer[edit]

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Hello. Your account has been granted the "reviewer" userright, allowing you to review other users' edits on certain flagged pages. Pending changes, also known as flagged protection, is currently undergoing a two-month trial scheduled to end 15 August 2010.

Reviewers can review edits made by users who are not autoconfirmed to articles placed under pending changes. Pending changes is applied to only a small number of articles, similarly to how semi-protection is applied but in a more controlled way for the trial. The list of articles with pending changes awaiting review is located at Special:OldReviewedPages.

When reviewing, edits should be accepted if they are not obvious vandalism or BLP violations, and not clearly problematic in light of the reason given for protection (see Wikipedia:Reviewing process). More detailed documentation and guidelines can be found here.

If you do not want this userright, you may ask any administrator to remove it for you at any time. Courcelles (talk) 01:26, 18 June 2010 (UTC)

Redirect[edit]

Hello Twinsday, should I perform the redirect back to the old article? Cheers,  Davtra  (talk) 06:21, 26 June 2010 (UTC)

Thanks[edit]

Thank you very much for The Paranormal Barnstar. RandalR (talk) 13:43, 9 July 2010 (UTC)

Help on the Looks of Cryptozoology Project Page[edit]

Thank you so much for your offer to help. If you prefer the old look on the page that is fine! I think we need to keep the Okapi picture in place, since it is the emblem for the international society of cryptozoology. Feel free to change the templates and page back to green though..Please suggest future ideas at the talk page for graphic updates here.--Gniniv (talk) 07:55, 17 July 2010 (UTC)

Reverted Project Page to Green Background, working on Templates--Gniniv (talk) 08:16, 17 July 2010 (UTC) Changed User box to green (See example below):

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Article Creation and Improvement Drive[edit]

Wikipedia:Article Collaboration and Improvement Drive is voting on the next good article. We would appreciate your vote for Cryptozoology as the next candidate.--Gniniv (talk) 09:20, 17 July 2010 (UTC)

"Frozen"[edit]

Is the genre of Madonna's song "Frozen" pop or trip hop, as the infobox says? serioushat 07:37, 17 July 2010 (UTC)

Trip-hop, but I reverted a blocked user. Feel free in revert it. TbhotchTalk C. 19:24, 17 July 2010 (UTC)

Deletion[edit]

Hi! I was just curious which article I just created is being deleted. --Gniniv (talk) 08:23, 19 July 2010 (UTC)

New User Welcome/Help[edit]

Thanks for your message and your help. As a new user I am trying to get used to how this all works and I followed other posts for format and just spent several hours doing an entry only to get your message about a "Speedy Deletion". I have looked carefully at the Wikipedia:Criteria for speedy deletion and I could not find anything in the paragraphs that talks about "conflict of interest" as a critera, just because I wrote the entry. I did use all proper external references and I absolutely welcome advice on how to better compose the page. I guess my big question is that if I don't place the entry, although my professional background is supported and legitimate, what is the difference if someone else were to write that information and then post it? Seems a bit round about if each time someone else must write what we could easily (and more accurately) write ourselves. I'm not being difficult, just trying to learn how this all works. Seems a natural thing to have an entry. If I cannot write it myself, who would be an acceptable source? Can I have a friend or professional PR person write the entry or must I just wait until some other anonymous contributor finds my professional life worthy enough to then have them write an entry? Your advise is most appreciated! Thanks! RNMars24 (talk) 07:31, 25 July 2010 (UTC)

You don't have worry about having a speedy deletion mentioned in my welcome. You are off with a good start. You have demonstrated your notability with third-party published sources and complied with the guideline WP:ENT. serioushat 08:56, 25 July 2010 (UTC)
Thank you again SO much for your assistance, support, and particularly the time you have taken to help with your edits to make the entry more precise. I can already tell that being here is a very interesting journey on several levels! RNMars24 (talk) 19:56, 26 July 2010 (UTC)

Welcomeauto[edit]

Note that some automated scripts add headings automatically, so this might cause problems. I have notified Wikipedia talk:Friendly. Thanks. Plastikspork ―Œ(talk) 01:53, 26 July 2010 (UTC)

My Violation[edit]

I did not violate anything, The Animal Armageddon page is becoming a mess of false information. Some of the users editing the page now are including prehistoric animals that were not even featured in the show, plus they are editing the episode descriptions to include false information. I was just trying to get rid of the animals that were not featured in the show. Ask anyone who watched the show, and they would tell you none of those animals were featured. Plus the edit I made to Gojirasaurus was right too, Gojirasaurus was not even featured once on the show. --72.226.76.56 (talk) 19:13, 28 July 2010 (UTC)

Sorry. I confused you with another user because there are so many IP users and warned the wrong one, so I removed the warning on your talk page. serioushat 00:49, 29 July 2010 (UTC)
No problem, I'm a moderator on a wikia myself and it happens sometimes.--72.226.76.56 (talk) 02:42, 30 July 2010 (UTC)

Re:Welcome[edit]

Hi, Thanks for the welcome on my talk page. – Viloris (talk) 12:16, 2 August 2010 (UTC)

GOCE Backlog Elimination Drive Wrap-up[edit]

Greetings from the Guild of Copy Editors July 2010 Backlog Elimination Drive. Thanks to all who participated in the drive! Over 100 editors—including Jimbo Wales—signed up this time (nearly triple the participants of the May drive). This benefited the Guild as well as the articles in need of copy editing. You can see from the comparison graphs that we increased the number of completed copyedits substantially. Unfortunately, we were not able to meet our goal of completely wiping out 2008 from the queue. We also were not able to reduce the backlog to less than 6,000 articles. We suspect people were busy with real life summertime things, at least in the northern hemisphere! We were able to remove the months of January, February, March, April, and May from the backlog, and we almost wiped out the month of June. We reduced the backlog by 1,289 articles (17%), so all in all it was a very successful drive, and we will be holding another event soon. We'll come up with some new ideas to try to keep things fresh and interesting. Keep up the good work, everybody!


Stats
If you copy edited at least 4,000 words, you qualify for a barnstar. If you edited in the May 2010 GOCE Backlog Elimination Drive, your word totals are cumulative for barnstars (not the leaderboard). Over the course of the next week or two, we will be handing out the barnstars.

GOCE backlog elimination drive chart up to 31 July
  • Eight people will receive The Most Excellent Order of the Caretaker's Barnstar (100,000+ words): Chaosdruid, Diannaa, Ericleb01, Lfstevens, Shimeru, S Masters, The Utahraptor, and Torchiest.
  • Bullock and Slon02 will receive The Order of the Superior Scribe (80,000+).
  • The Barnstar of Diligence (60,000+) goes to Derild4921, GaryColemanFan, kojozone, and Mlpearc.
  • The Modern Guild of Copy Editors Barnstar (40,000+) goes to A. Parrot, AirplanePro, Auntieruth55, Bejinhan, David Rush, and mono.
  • Nobody will receive The Old School League of Copy Editors award (30,000+).
  • The Tireless Contributor Barnstar (20,000+) goes to Backtable, Cindamuse, dtgriffith, Duff, e. ripley, Laurinavicius, NerdyScienceDude, and TEK.
  • The Cleanup Barnstar (12,000+) goes to Brickie, Casliber, cymru lass, December21st2012Freak, Nolelover, TheTito, Whoosit, and YellowMonkey.
  • The Working Man's Barnstar (8,000+) goes to Bsherr, Duchess of Bathwick, HELLKNOWZ, Mabeenot, noraft, Pyfan, and Richard asr.
  • The Modest Barnstar (4,000+) goes to Adrian J. Hunter, Airplaneman, Annalise, Camerafiend, Cricket02, Fetchcomms, Gosox5555, LeonidasSpartan, Paulmnguyen, Piotrus, SuperHamster, Taelus, and TPW.


Gold Star Award

Gold Star Award Leaderboard
Articles Words 5k+ Articles
1. Diannaa (248) Shimeru (200,392) Shimeru/Ericleb01 (13)
2. Slon02 (157) Diannaa (164,960) Chaosdruid (8)
3. GaryColemanFan (101) Chaosdruid (130,630) Derild4921 (7)
4. Torchiest (100) The Utahraptor (117,347) GaryColemanFan/Slon02 (6)
5. Shimeru (80) Ericleb01 (114,893) Bejinhan/The Utahraptor (5)


Coordinator: ɳorɑfʈ Talk! Co-coordinators: Diannaa TALK and S Masters (talk) | Newsletter by: The Raptor You rang?/My mistakes; I mean, er, contributions

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GOCE Invitation[edit]

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There are currently
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September 2010 drive today!

The Guild of Copy-Editors – September 2010 Backlog Elimination Drive


The Wikipedia Guild of Copy-Editors invite you to participate in the September 2010 Backlog Elimination Drive, a month-long effort to reduce the backlog of articles that require copy-editing. The drive will begin on 1 September at 00:00 (UTC) and will end on 30 September at 23:59 (UTC). The goals for this drive are to eliminate 2008 from the queue and to reduce the backlog to fewer than 5,000 articles.

Sign-up has already begun at the September drive page, and will be open throughout the drive. If you have any questions or concerns, please leave a message on the drive's talk page.

Before you begin copy-editing, please carefully read the instructions on the main drive page. Please make sure that you know how to copy-edit, and be familiar with the Wikipedia Manual of Style.

Awards and barnstars
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Thank you; we look forward to meeting you on the drive!
ɳorɑfʈ Talk! and S Masters (talk).

Cryptobarnstar Awarded[edit]

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For improving the quality of the Cryptozoology article. Gniniv (talk) 05:49, 22 August 2010 (UTC)


P:CRYZOO[edit]

The above portal is finally cleaned up and ready for active service. I would appreciate you getting the word out to fellow editors and users.--Gniniv (talk) 01:10, 23 August 2010 (UTC)

Re: Words to watch[edit]

In accordance to the MoS guideline on words to watch, should we use words like supposed, alleged, purported, etc. especially in those paranormal-related articles? serioushat 05:37, 4 September 2010 (UTC)

I'm not sure. I started using words like that in the paranormal articles because I had other people constantly adding them to my edits. I guess without them it sounded like I was making a factual statement and some people had problems with that.
For example, from MonsterQuest the statement: An investigation of the plesiosaur-like lake monster nicknamed Champ that supposedly lurks in Lake Champlain... without "supposedly" it would sound like a monster does indeed live in the lake. With "supposedly" it means a monster might live in the lake, but there is still doubt because nothing solid has been found. I guess if you didn't use the doubtful words it would sound biased. Cyberia23 (talk) 19:51, 4 September 2010 (UTC)

Nikita[edit]

As an editor of dab Nikita, your input is invited at the merge discussion there. --Lexein (talk) 16:06, 13 October 2010 (UTC)

November copy edit drive[edit]

Greetings from the Guild of Copy Editors Backlog Elimination Drive!
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The Wikipedia Guild of Copy-Editors invites you to participate in the November 2010 Backlog Elimination Drive, a month-long effort to reduce the backlog of articles that require copy-editing. The drive will begin on 1 November at 00:00 (UTC) and will end on 30 November at 23:59 (UTC). The goal for this drive is to reduce the backlog by 10% (approximately 500 articles). We hope to focus our efforts on the oldest three months (January, February, and March 2009) and the newest three months (September, October, and November 2010) of articles in the queue.

Sign-up has already begun at the November drive page, and will be open throughout the drive. If you have any questions or concerns, please leave a message on the drive's talk page.

Before you begin copy-editing, please carefully read the instructions on the main drive page. Please make sure that you know how to copy-edit, and be familiar with the Wikipedia Manual of Style.

Awards and barnstars

A range of barnstars will be awarded to active participants, some of which are exclusive to GOCE drives. More information on awards can be found on the main drive page.

Thank you; we look forward to meeting you on the drive!
The UtahraptorTalk to me/Contributions, S Masters (talk), and Diannaa (Talk)

November 2010 backlog elimination drive update[edit]

Greetings from the Guild of Copy Editors Backlog Elimination Drive!
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GOCE November 2010 backlog elimination drive progress graphs

We have reached the midway point in our backlog elimination drive, so here is an update.

Participation report — The November drive has 53 participants at this point. We had 77 participants in the September drive. In July, 95 people signed up for the drive, and in May we had 36. If you are not participating, it is not too late to join!

Progress report — The drive is quite successful so far, as we have already almost reached our target of a 10% reduction in the number of articles in the backlog. We are doing very well at keeping our Requests page clear, as those articles count double for word count for this drive.

Please keep in mind the possibility of removing other tags when you are finished with an article. If the article no longer needs {{cleanup}}, {{wikify}}, or other similar maintenance tags, please remove them, as this will make the tasks of other WikiProjects easier to complete. Thanks very much for participating in the Drive, and see you at the finish line!


Your drive coordinators –The UtahraptorTalk to me/Contributions, S Masters (talk), and Diannaa (Talk)

Delivered by MessageDeliveryBot on behalf of The Utahraptor (talk) at 16:42, 14 November 2010 (UTC).

fix cite style[edit]

Thanks for all your work and contributions to Wikipedia, and I do mean thank you. But I have a small bone to pick with you over an edit you recently made to List of Missouri conservation areas, to which you added the edit summary "fix cite style". I appreciate the intent, but I don't think you fixed anything and, in fact, made a bad situation worse. Small "bad", and small "worse", but still not good and better.

I composed the original article with two adjacent references to external pages, and being lazy that day I simply put the URLs in [square brackets]. That style, of course, replaces the URLs with small bracketed superscripts, the type with the little arrow that indicates it's an off-site link. That version of the page is here. (Hey, there's one of those arrowed superscripts now!)

The disadvantage to that style is that there is no explanatory, citationy-looking text associated with the links, and it puts nothing in the References section where such citationy text belongs. The advantage is that it suits one's lazy streak.

You "fixed" the situation soley by putting <ref></ref> tags around the URL references. That causes two bracketed superscripts without the arrows to be placed in the article text, which link to entries in the References section. The problem is that you only added the ref tags without the citationy text that needs to be added to the footnotes. That causes the article to have not one, but two sets of unannotated superscripts, the second set being far removed from the article text that they're supposed to support. Surely unannotated superscripts that link to unannotated superscripts isn't much of a fix. Your version is here.

Where you went wrong, obviously, was to invoke the mechanism meant for unlazy citations while still being lazy. Id est, by not adding the needed citationy text, which is ideally done with a {{cite }} template of the proper flavor. Lazy is as lazy does, you see, but lazy and unlazy just don't mix! Once you decide to buy the hog, you have to buy the whole hog.

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Anyway, if I can put this much effort into a friendly note on such a minor point, I guess I can get unlazy enough to complete the citations in the manner that I should have done initially. Thanks again for all your contributions. Cheers! --Kbh3rdtalk 04:47, 19 November 2010 (UTC)

Thanks for the welcome.[edit]

Thank you for the welcome. My wife is a long-time wiki editor, so I don't feel like I'm a total newbie. :) --Iavram (talk) 02:11, 26 November 2010 (UTC)

GOCE elections[edit]

Greetings from the Guild of Copy Editors
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Elections are currently underway for our inaugural Guild coordinators. The voting period will run for 14 days: 00:01 UTC, Friday 1 December – 23:59 UTC, Tuesday 14 December. All GOCE members in good standing, as well as past participants of any of the Guild's Backlog elimination drives, are eligible to vote. There are six candidates vying for four positions. The candidate with the highest number of votes will become the Lead Coordinator, therefore, your vote really matters! Cast your vote today.

Sent on behalf of the Guild of Copy Editors via SMasters using AWB on 02:34, 1 December 2010 (UTC)

November 2010 Backlog Elimination Drive Conclusion[edit]

Greetings from the Guild of Copy Editors Backlog Elimination Drive!
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We have reached the end of our fourth backlog elimination drive. Thanks to all who participated.

Stats

GOCE November 2010 backlog elimination drive graphs
  • 58 people signed up for this drive. Of these, 48 people participated in the drive.
  • Although we did not eliminate the months we planned to (January, February, and March 2009; and August, September, and October 2010), we did reduce the backlog by 627 articles (11.2%), which was over our goal of 10%.
  • 49 awards will go out to 33 of 48 participants. Check out the complete list of barnstar winners here.

Barnstars

If you copy edited at least 4,000 words, you qualify for a barnstar. If you participated in the September 2010 backlog elimination drive, you may have earned roll-over words (more details can be found here). These roll-over words count as credit towards earning barnstars, except for leaderboard awards. We will be delivering these barnstars within the next couple of weeks.

Our next drive is scheduled for January 2011. In the meantime, please consider helping out at the Wikification drive or any of the other places where help with backlogs is needed.

Thank you for participating in the last 2010 backlog elimination drive! We look forward to seeing you in January!

Your drive coordinators –The UtahraptorTalk to me/Contributions, S Masters (talk), and Diannaa (Talk)

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Orphaned non-free image File:International Dark-Sky Association logo.jpg[edit]

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Article templates[edit]

Hi, when you're tagging articles for problems, can you try to choose the one or two most important ones, rather than adding seven at once. "Cleanup" for example, is a bit general and can usually be replaced by something more specific (see WP:OVERTAGGING). Cheers, --BelovedFreak 23:18, 27 December 2010 (UTC)

GOCE Year-end Report[edit]

Season's Greetings from the Guild of Copy Editors
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We have reached the end of the year, and what a year it has been! The Guild of Copy Editors was full of activity, and we achieved numerous important milestones in 2010. Read all about these in the Guild's 2010 Year-End Report.

Highlights
  • Membership grows to 503 editors
  • 2,589 articles removed through four Backlog elimination drives
  • Our encounter with Jimbo Wales
  • Guild home pages reorganized and redesigned
  • Report on our inaugural elections
  • Guild Plans for 2011
  • New barnstars introduced
  • Requests page improved
  • Sign up for the January 2011 Backlog elimination drive!
Get your copy of the Guild's 2010 Year-End Report here
On behalf of the Guild, we take this opportunity to wish you Season's Greetings and Happy New Year. See you in 2011!
– Your Coordinators: S Masters (lead), Diannaa, The Utahraptor, and Tea with toast.

Sent on behalf of the Guild of Copy Editors using AWB on 07:02, 31 December 2010 (UTC)

Crypto[edit]

I got this message from Novus and was asked to pass the message along. I look forward to working with you. If there is anything I can do please let me know.Angry Mustelid (talk) 14:00, 31 December 2010 (UTC)

Sorry, I don't know why you sent me this message. Please read WP:CANVAS. serioushat 19:37, 31 December 2010 (UTC)

GOCE drive news[edit]

Guild of Copy Editors January 2011 backlog elimination drive
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Greetings from the Guild of Copy Editors January 2011 Backlog elimination drive! The drive is halfway over, so here are some mid-drive stats.

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Participation
GOCE January 2011 backlog elimination drive progress graphs

So far, 43 people have signed up for this drive. Of these, 25 have participated. If you signed up for the drive but haven't participated yet, it's not too late! Try to copy edit at least a few articles. Remember, if you have rollover words from the last drive, you will lose them if you do not participate in this drive. If you haven't signed up for the drive yet, you can sign up now.

Progress report

We have eliminated two months from the backlog – January and February 2009. One of our goals is to eliminate as many months as possible from the 2009 backlog. Please help us reduce the size of this part of the backlog if you haven't already. Another goal is to reduce the entire backlog by 10%, or by 515 articles. Currently, we have eliminated 375 articles from the queue, so if each participant copy edits four more articles, we will reach that goal.

Thank you for participating in the January 2011 drive. We anticipate it will be another big success!

Your drive coordinators –S Masters (talk), Diannaa (Talk), The UtahraptorTalk to me, and Tea with toast (Talk)

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Talkback[edit]

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GOCE January Backlog elimination drive conclusion[edit]

Guild of Copy Editors January 2011 Backlog elimination drive
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Greetings from the January 2011 Backlog elimination drive! We have reached the end of the month and the end of another successful drive; thanks to all who participated.

Statistics
  • 54 people signed up for the year's first Backlog elimination drive. Of these, 40 participated.
  • One of our goals was to reduce the size of the backlog by at least 10%. We managed to reduce the backlog by 633 articles, or about 12%.
  • Another goal was to eliminate as many 2009 months as possible from the queue. We eliminated January, February, March, and April—4 out of 12 months is not bad! In addition, we eliminated 37% of all remaining 2009 articles from the queue.
  • Chaosdruid copy edited Kutch Gurjar Kashtriya for 32,711 words, which is the largest single article completed in one of our drives so far. This article counts as six 5000-K articles, and Chaosdruid wins the "most 5000-K articles" leaderboard category. Way to go! A complete list of individual results is here.
Barnstars

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Chris Fleming[edit]

Thank you for your edits and tags on Chris Fleming. Since there was not a post on the talk page about the issues, I wanted to contact you directly about them. Firstly, in full disclosure, yes I may have a conflict of interest with the subject matter. Fleming has previously had articles about him in Wikipedia but they have been deleted for a large variety of issues (mainly sourcing and neutrality). He contacted me to develop an article on him that fit within the full Wiki guidelines. I endeavored to do this as neutrally as possible. Is there a procedure for declaring any conflict of interest?

Since you have tagged the article with neutrality and accuracy disputes, do you have any advice or specific locations where it can be cleaned up and corrected?

Also, the article was reviewed by Tkotc on February 27 while it was a draft in my userspace. Does it need further review once it is published?

Thank you for your assistance with this. - Samorgan44 (talk) 23:26, 4 March 2011 (UTC)

File:Plague of death.jpg listed for deletion[edit]

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Protected Areas vs. Protected area[edit]

I used capitals because the article is referring to protected areas as a formal classification and its various categorisations. What is referred to as a 'specific designator'. From the link you sent;

The capitalized version's meaning sometimes may be a special case of the lowercase version's meaning, or it may be eponymously related to it. The nature of capitonyms and specific designators is often related: in both cases, a word root's common and proper senses may be logically related to each other. A few words can be viewed as either capitonyms or specific designators; the evaluation is subjective. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Cassianie (talkcontribs) 14:49, 21 April 2011 (UTC)

Paranormal places[edit]

Proposed merge of Category:Reportedly haunted locations into Category:Paranormal places. Please see Wikipedia:Categories_for_discussion/Log/2011_April_24#Category:Reportedly_haunted_locations. Simply south...... trying to improve for 5 years 16:13, 24 April 2011 (UTC)

GOCE drive newsletter[edit]

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The Guild of Copy Editors – May 2011 Backlog Elimination Drive


The Guild of Copy Editors invite you to participate in the May 2011 Backlog Elimination Drive, a month-long effort to reduce the backlog of articles that require copy-editing. The drive began on May 1 at 00:00 (UTC) and will end on May 31 at 23:59 (UTC). The goals of this backlog elimination drive are to eliminate as many articles as possible from the 2009 backlog and to reduce the overall backlog by 15%. ! NEW ! In an effort to encourage the final elimination of all 2009 articles, we will be tracking them on the leaderboard for this drive.

Awards and barnstars
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We look forward to meeting you on the drive! Your GOCE coordinators: SMasters, Diannaa, Tea with toast, Chaosdruid, and Torchiest

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GOCE elections[edit]

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GOCE drive invitation[edit]

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The latest GOCE backlog elimination drive is under way! It began on 1 July and so far 18 people have signed up to help us reduce the number of articles in need of copyediting.

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GOCE drive newsletter[edit]

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Reply to your Question about my Blackout Photo[edit]

No, but if you have one, you can certainly replace mine. JC Rules! (talk) 07:28, 11 September 2011 (UTC)

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Re: TV[edit]

Hi, you asked on my talk page what I thought about documentary networks giving in to reality shows - I really don't have an opinion, except to say that they're just doing what sells I guess. They're names mean nothing anymore. Networks are a business after all and they go where the money takes them. These shows are obviously successful and that's why they continue to show more instead of what the network is supposed to be doing.

I shook my head long ago at MTV and VH1 for not playing music videos anymore, and then SciFi for airing wrestling. I could argue about History's choice of reality shows: Pawn Stars at least, does give history discussions on some of the items brought into the store, and American Pickers finding old stuff and discussing them as well. But I don't know what catching alligators, cutting down trees and driving on ice have to do with "history." That stuff IMO is maybe better for the Discovery Channel.

Anyway, I don't really watch TV anymore. If I have a show I want to watch I catch it posted on YouTube or Hulu. Cyberia23 (talk) 19:12, 22 January 2012 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Staredown[edit]

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Speedy deletion declined: Lethal Angels[edit]

Hello Twinsday. I am just letting you know that I declined the speedy deletion of Lethal Angels, a page you tagged for speedy deletion, because of the following concern: a film is not an eligable subject for A7. Thank you. Martijn Hoekstra (talk) 11:29, 5 February 2012 (UTC)

Please don't contact me again[edit]

Stay away from any of the pages in the userspace with prefix "user:Brummfuss". --Brutus Brummfuß (talk) 15:37, 8 February 2012 (UTC)

GOCE March copy edit drive[edit]

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GOCE March drive newsletter[edit]

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Greetings from the Guild of Copy Editors March 2012 Backlog elimination drive! Here's the mid-drive newsletter.

Participation: We have had 58 people sign up for this drive so far, which compares favorably with our last drive, and 27 have copy-edited at least one article. If you have signed up but have not yet copy-edited any articles, please consider doing so. Every bit helps! If you haven't signed up yet, it's not too late. Join us!

Progress report: Our target of completing the 2010 articles has almost been reached, with only 56 remaining of the 194 we had at the start of the drive. The last ones are always the most difficult, so thank you if you are able to help copy-edit any of the remaining articles. We have reduced the total backlog by 163 articles so far.

Special thanks: Special thanks to Stfg, who has been going through the backlog and doing some preliminary vetting of the articles—removing copyright violations, doing initial clean-up, and nominating some for deletion. This work has helped make the drive a more pleasant experience for all our volunteers.

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Television episode and season articles badly needed[edit]

Due to your userboxes, I feel I should inform you of a drive at Wikipedia:Television_episodes#Episodes to create articles for some of the most important episodes and seasons in television history. Please try to help out.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 02:04, 22 March 2012 (UTC)

Speedy deletion declined: Jeremy Jaynes[edit]

Hi Twinsday. Previous revisions of this article cited multiple sources. It's not a speedy candidate, in my view, but do take it to AfD if you think deletion is warranted. Thanks, Paul Erik (talk)(contribs) 01:03, 24 March 2012 (UTC)

GOCE March drive wrap-up[edit]

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Greetings from the Guild of Copy Editors March 2012 Backlog elimination drive! This is the most successful drive we have had for quite a while. Here is your end-of-drive wrap-up newsletter.

Participation

Of the 70 people who signed up for this drive, 40 copy-edited at least one article. Thanks to all who participated! Special acknowledgement goes out to Lfstevens, who did over 200 articles, most of them in the last third of the drive, and topped all three leaderboard categories. You're a superstar! Stfg and others have been pre-checking the articles for quality and conformance to Wikipedia guidelines; some have been nominated for deletion or had some preliminary clean-up done to help make the copy-edit process more fun and appealing. Thanks to all who helped get those nasty last few articles out of the target months.

Progress report

During this drive we were successful in eliminating our target months—October, November, and December 2010—from the queue, and have now eliminated all the 2010 articles from our list. We were able to complete 500 articles this month! End-of-drive results and barnstar information can be found here.

When working on the backlog, please keep in mind that there are options other than copy-editing available; some articles may be candidates for deletion, or may not be suitable for copy-editing at this time for other reasons. The {{GOCEreviewed}} tag can be placed on any article you find to be totally uneditable, and you can nominate for deletion any that you discover to be copyright violations or completely unintelligible. If you need help deciding what to do, please contact any of the coordinators.

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GOCE May copy edit drive[edit]

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Argument from poor design[edit]

Hi -- you need to add a section to the talk page detailing the issues that you see. Otherwise article tags of this sort are impossible to address, and I will at some point in the near future remove them. Regards, Looie496 (talk) 17:56, 27 April 2012 (UTC)

Theological positions diagram[edit]

I saw on talk page of user Stannered that you asked to vectorize two pictures. I recreated the second image following clean up instructions (and also "tweaked" it a bit):
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Proposed deletion of Encounters With the Unexplained[edit]

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The Olive Branch: A Dispute Resolution Newsletter (Issue #1)[edit]

Welcome to the first edition of The Olive Branch. This will be a place to semi-regularly update editors active in dispute resolution (DR) about some of the most important issues, advances, and challenges in the area. You were delivered this update because you are active in DR, but if you would prefer not to receive any future mailing, just add your name to this page.

Steven Zhang's Fellowship Slideshow

In this issue:

  • Background: A brief overview of the DR ecosystem.
  • Research: The most recent DR data
  • Survey results: Highlights from Steven Zhang's April 2012 survey
  • Activity analysis: Where DR happened, broken down by the top DR forums
  • DR Noticeboard comparison: How the newest DR forum has progressed between May and August
  • Discussion update: Checking up on the Wikiquette Assistance close debate
  • Proposal: It's time to close the Geopolitical, ethnic, and religious conflicts noticeboard. Agree or disagree?
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--The Olive Branch 19:35, 4 September 2012 (UTC)

Gallup citation style[edit]

Greetings,

Just now I skimmed the article Gallup (company), but I don't see anything obviously wrong with the citation style. I see that you recently added the "citation style" tag, which I removed on the assumption the problem has since been fixed. If I missed anything, feel free to re-add it. If you do so, I would suggest adding an explanation on the talk page so future editors can see and fix what you mean.

Thanks for your help tidying up the encyclopedia!

Beland (talk) 18:23, 9 December 2012 (UTC)

New American Bible[edit]

Great job on the cover image for the New American Bible article. I suck at pics and your image is much better! Have a great holiday! - Thanks, Hoshie 05:47, 20 December 2012 (UTC)

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