User talk:Yellow Evan/Archive 10

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The Signpost: 27 June 2011[edit]

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Reminder[edit]

When you're passing articles as GAs, make sure you add them to the appropriate Wikipedia:Good articles page. Wizardman Operation Big Bear 23:50, 28 June 2011 (UTC)

All the bot does is remove them from the GAN page. The rest is still manual. I think they can catch ones that fall through the cracks but best not to risk that. Wizardman Operation Big Bear 00:59, 29 June 2011 (UTC)


Celtics-Lakers rivalry GAN[edit]

Thanks for your comments on GAN. I actually edited Wikipedia a few years back, but took a couple years hiatus and forgot my user name and password, so am starting over from scratch.  :) Regardless, thanks for the welcome. I responded to some of your comments on Talk:Celtics–Lakers rivalry/GA1 if you want to take a look. TempDog123 (talk) 22:28, 29 June 2011 (UTC)

Hello again, I wanted to let you know I made many of your requested edits to Celtics-Lakers rivalry. Especially as you said sourcing was the primary issue, that was my major focus. The major thing I did not add was the requested addition of more Laker info. As a fellow Laker fan, I checked my bias at the door when working as hard as I did on this article. That's really important to me personally when editing these rivalry articles, you can't be a fan you have to be an editor. The article is pretty balanced right now, and I want to maintain that. So, I guess I'll go ahead and renominate this and if you want to have a second look go ahead. Thanks for the feedback and encouragement! Happy 4th! TempDog123 (talk) 05:24, 4 July 2011 (UTC)

Hello, I was wondering if you intended to re-review the GAN for Celtics-Lakers rivalry. I'm unfamiliar with the process, so perhaps there is some rule that doesn't allow you to review twice in a row. Perhaps you are also just busy, which is also cool. I'm just checking because it's been sitting there for a few weeks, but I know that the GANs are backlogged. Thanks! TempDog123 (talk) 05:11, 25 July 2011 (UTC)

WikiCup 2011 June newsletter[edit]

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We are half way through 2011, and entering the penultimate round of this year's WikiCup; the semi-finals are upon us! Points scored in the interim (29/30 June) may be counted towards next round, but please do not update your submissions' pages until the next round has begun. 16 contestants remain, and all have shown dedication to the project to reach this far. Our round leader was Scotland Casliber (submissions) who, among other things, successfully passed three articles through featured article candidates and claimed an impressive 29 articles at Did You Know, scoring 555 points. Casliber led pool D. Pool A was led by Ohio Wizardman (submissions), claiming points for a featured article, a featured list and seven good article reviews, while pool C was led by Norway Eisfbnore (submissions), who claimed for two good articles, ten articles at Did You Know and four good article reviews. They scored 154 and 118 respectively. Pool B was by far our most competitive pool; six of the eight competitors made it through to round 4, with all of them scoring over 100 points. The pool was led by Zanzibar Hurricanehink (submissions), who claimed for, among other things, three featured articles and five good articles. In addition to the four pool leaders, 12 others (the four second places, and the 8 next highest overall) make up our final 16. The lowest scorer who reached round 4 scored 76 points; a significant increase on the 41 needed to reach round 3. Eight of our semi-finalists scored at least twice as much as this.

No points were awarded this round for featured pictures, good topics or In the News, and no points have been awarded in the whole competition for featured topics, featured portals or featured sounds. Instead, the highest percentage of points has come from good articles. Featured articles, despite their high point cost, are low in number, and so, overall, share a comparable number of points with Did You Know, which are high in number but low in cost. A comparatively small but still considerable number of points come from featured lists and good article reviews, rounding out this round's overall scores.

We would again like to thank United Kingdom Jarry1250 (submissions) and Bavaria Stone (submissions) for invaluable background work, as well as all of those helping to provide reviews for the articles listed on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. Please do keep using it, and please do help by providing reviews for the articles listed there. However, please remember to continue to offer reviews generally at GAC, FAC and all the other pages that require them to prevent any backlogs which could otherwise be caused by the Cup.

Two final notes: Firstly, please remember to state your participation in the WikiCup when nominating articles at FAC. Finally, some WikiCup-related statistics can be seen here and here, for those interested, though it appears that neither are completely accurate at this time. As ever, questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup and the judges are reachable on their talk pages, or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start receiving or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn and The ed17 23:43, 30 June 2011 (UTC)

The Signpost: 4 July 2011[edit]

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Temple series[edit]

Do you know of any ways I can find free images for the Temple basketball series? ~EDDY (talk/contribs)~ 05:31, 6 July 2011 (UTC)

The Signpost: 11 July 2011[edit]

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Good Article promotion[edit]

Hurricane structure graphic es.jpg Congratulations!
Thanks for all the work you did in making Hurricane Frank (2010) a certified "Good Article"! Your work is much appreciated.

Thanks also for your reviews. Featured article candidates and Good Article nominees always need more reviewers! All the best, – Quadell (talk)

The Signpost: 18 July 2011[edit]

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Getting fed up?[edit]

I'm sorry to see you're having a difficult time. I know WikiDrama can be tough. But you've done a great deal of good here at Wikipedia. Is there anything I can do to help, to make your time here more pleasant? All the best, – Quadell (talk) 13:14, 20 July 2011 (UTC)

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"What's the diffrence between this storm and Emilia, they're the same to me" - that's my attitude toward all EPAC storms, but I'm glad you see it differently! (BTW, I like Octave 89 the most) ♫ Hurricanehink (talk) 13:55, 20 July 2011 (UTC)

The Signpost: 25 July 2011[edit]

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WikiCup 2011 July newsletter[edit]

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We are half way through the penultimate round of this year's WikiCup; there is less than a month to go before we have our final 8. Our pool leaders are New Zealand Adabow (submissions) (Pool A, 189 points) and Russia PresN (submissions) (Pool B, 165 points). The number of points required to reach the next round is not clear at this time; there are some users who still do not have any recorded points. Please remember to update your submissions' pages promptly. In addition, congratulations to PresN, who scored the first featured topic points in the competition for his work on Thatgamecompany related articles. Most points this round generally have, so far, come from good articles, with only one featured article (White-bellied Sea Eagle, from Scotland Casliber (submissions)) and two featured lists (Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story, from PresN and Grammy Award for Best Native American Music Album, from Flag of Portland, Oregon.svg Another Believer (submissions)). Points for Did You Know and good article reviews round out the scoring. No points have been awarded for In the News, good topics or featured pictures this round, and no points for featured sounds or portals have been awarded in the entire competition. On an unrelated note, preparation will be beginning soon for next year's WikiCup- watch this space!

There is little else to be said beyond the usual. Please list anything you need reviewing on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews, so others following the WikiCup can help, and please do help if you can by providing reviews for the articles listed there. However, please remember to continue to offer reviews generally at GAC, FAC and all the other pages that require them to prevent any backlogs which could otherwise be caused by the Cup- points are, of course, offered for reviews at GAC. Two final notes: Firstly, please remember to state your participation in the WikiCup when nominating articles at FAC. Finally, some WikiCup-related statistics can be seen here and here. As ever, questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup and the judges are reachable on their talk pages, or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start receiving or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. J Milburn and The ed17 11:48, 1 August 2011 (UTC)