Wikipedia:Reward board

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The reward board is an informal page where users who want a specific task related to Wikipedia (such as the promotion of an article to featured article status or the editing of an image) can offer a reward to editors willing to take on the task. The execution and details of the transaction are the responsibility of the participating parties, and the reward can be monetary, goods (books, cookies, etc.), barnstars, or tit-for-tat editing (like improving another article).

Reward board is similar to the defunct Bounty board; however, instead of a donation to the Wikimedia Foundation, payment is made directly to a specific editor.

The Wikimedia Foundation is not hiring contributors and no payments are made by the Foundation. This is purely a page for editors to offer rewards to other editors. Challenges may remain open for a maximum duration of one year. After that period of time, the challenge will be moved to expired requests; however, the author of the challenge may repost the challenge with a new expiration period. The aim of this policy is to keep the board clutter-free, ensure editors are available to fulfill such challenges, and to ensure the challenges are still valid.

See Wikipedia:Conflict of interest for information about monetary compensation and possible conflicts of interest.

How to offer a reward[edit]

If you would like to offer a reward such as the ones below, simply add an entry below. Add all the details that you feel are relevant to the reward, in a format similar to this pattern:

===Reward title===
*'''Offeror''': ~~~
*'''Date offered''': ~~~~~
*'''Request''': What needs to be done to claim the award.
*'''Reward''': The reward you are offering.
*'''Limit on rewards''': In the case of possible multiple rewards, any limit set.
*'''Expires''': Date until which your offer is valid. Max expiration date is one year from offer date.
*'''Sign-up''': Person interested in taking on the task. Please provide expected completion date.

In the case of a monetary offer, please specify country currency. Numerous countries use the same symbols.

Please place new entries in chronological order of expiration. See Wikipedia:Reward board fulfilled requests for past rewards.

Active article requests[edit]

Bring SCP – Containment Breach to Good Article status[edit]

  • Offeror: Spirit of Eagle (talk)
  • Date offered: 04:03, 15 July 2019 (UTC)
  • Request: Bring SCP – Containment Breach to good article status.
  • Reward: One original barnstar (or any other appropriate barnstar of your choice) to every editor who plays a substantial role in promoting the article.
  • Limit on rewards: N/A
  • Expires: July 15, 2020 (will renew offer as necessary)
  • Sign-up: TuorEladar (talk) 16:48, 30 April 2020 (UTC)

Updating Spaceflight -- the Early Days[edit]

Expand these articles[edit]

  • Offeror: Wynn Liaw (talk)
  • Date offered: 02:56, 6 May 2020 (UTC)
  • Request: Expand the articles in this list, or here
This list
  1. Stub-Class article (−1)F
  2. Stub-Class article -an
  3. Stub-Class article -ene
  4. Stub-Class article -oate
  5. Stub-Class article -ol
  6. Stub-Class article -one
  7. Stub-Class article .30-01
  8. Start-Class article .429 DE
  9. Stub-Class article .amsterdam
  10. Start-Class article .art (domain extension)
  11. Stub-Class article .blog
  12. Stub-Class article .cancerresearch
  13. Stub-Class article .ch (newspaper)
  14. Stub-Class article .cymru
  15. Stub-Class article .desi
  • Reward: An Original Barnstar for each article addressed
  • Limit on rewards: None.
  • Expires: 1 March 2021
  • Sign-up: Sign up at my talk page

Active programming requests[edit]

Add a "delete associated talk page checkbox" to the delete form[edit]

  • Offeror: Wiki Project Med Foundation (contact User:Doc James)
  • Date offered: 18:21, 15 July 2019 (UTC)
  • Request: Write code for phab:T27471 (add a "delete associated talk page" checkbox to the delete form) and shepherd it through the WMF's code review process such that the improvement is incorporated into MediaWiki master branch. (Adjustment to site JavaScript is not acceptable.) Reward is payable when the improvement is deployed to the English Wikipedia. Contact User:MER-C if more details needed. (See [1] for some additional comments.)
  • Reward: USD 50 (to be paid by paypal)
  • Expires: July 15, 2020
  • Sign-up:

Active other requests[edit]

Completing short descriptions for Level-5 Vital Articles[edit]

  • Offeror: {{u|Sdkb}}talk, on behalf of WikiProject short descriptions
  • Date offered: 20:10, 20 May 2020 (UTC)
  • Request: Add a short description to every vital article that lacks one down to level 5 (currently 18,000). See this discussion for info.
  • Reward: The Short Description Barnstar
  • Expires: When there are less than 4,700 level 5 articles without short descriptions remaining
  • Sign-up: Just ping me if you've completed the task, and I'll AGF. If a group wants to take this on together, that's also fine.

Creating spoken versions of Level-1 Vital Articles[edit]

Help with ribbon rack[edit]

  • Offeror: User:Luis Santos24
  • Date offered: 03 June 2019
  • Request: The creation of a large ribbon rack for my profile to display my military and cadet awards. Please contact me at
  • Reward: The Special Barnstar Award
  • Limit on rewards: One.
  • Expires: No expiration.
  • Sign-up: Person interested in taking on the task. Please provide expected completion date.

Addressing articles in Category:Articles needing additional categories from September 2019, Category:Articles needing additional categories from April 2019 and Category:Articles needing additional categories from January 2019[edit]

  • Offeror: Wynn Liaw (talk)
  • Date offered: 15:09, 5 May 2020 (UTC)
  • Request: Address articles in the categories I mentioned. Try to address every one of them.
  • Reward: An Original Barnstar for each article addressed
  • Limit on rewards: None.
  • Expires: 1 January 2021
  • Sign-up: Sign up at my talk page

See also[edit]