I concentrate on content creation, referencing and expanding mediocre articles, the "Articles for deletion" process, and welcoming and mentoring new editors. I recommend A Primer for newcomers to new editors.
When was the last time that you tried something for the first time?
Bilby has been active on Wikipedia since early 2008. He is an academic working in IT and IS, so to an extent Wikipedia is part of his day job as well as his hobby. Bilby mostly focuses on photography, copyright, public art, and anything where the research looks particularly enjoyable.
I love the collaborative environment on Wikipedia – it can take effort to make it work, but it is far more rewarding than I ever imagined. My favoritemoments on Wikipedia all involve working with other contributors to build something better than what we could do on our own.
I've been here for a bit over a year now, doing various things like dispute resolution, new page patrol, and (of course) the Teahouse. I'm an admin, so I do those types of things, too. Questions are good: ask them of me or anyone else here!
I think it's time for us to recognize the differences we sometimes fear to show. —Rush, "Entre Nous"
Hi. I'm Oshwah. I'm here to help you! I joined Wikipedia in January 2007, and I've been on Wikipedia for 15 years now! My expertise is pretty well-rounded, but I typically perform counter-vandalism work, new page patrolling, and I actively participate in deletion, comment, and dispute/issue noticeboards. Please do not hesitate to ask me for help or assistance with anything you need - I'll be more than happy to give you a hand! :-)
"A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge." —Thomas Carlyle
"Raise your words, not your voice. It is the rain that grows flowers, not thunder." —Rumi
There are two kinds of articles I edit on Wikipedia. Those in my domain of expertise (physics, broadly construed) when I wanted to use an article and found it lacking; and others, which I found via Wikipedia's "backstage areas".
I wrote a long post, because I did not have the time to make a short one. —Blaise Pascal (paraphrased)
As a museum natural history curator I've spent a lifetime sharing knowledge with varied audiences. I'm happy to share what I know about Wikipedia, and to learn more about the many areas of this amazing encyclopaedia. May also edit as User:NM Demo.
"Many have aspired to write Floras but few have completed them." —Franklyn Perring, 1974
Bit of a WikiGnome, TheSandDoctor spends most of his time under a mushroom feeling like he is trapped in a ceramic body. That aside, he works all over the project, helping out wherever possible. TSD works a lot with Articles for Creation and is willing to lend a hand when possible. Additionally, TheSandDoctor runs a bot, called TweetCiteBot, which fixes specific citation errors in articles. If you have any questions about Wikipedia or articles, he is more than happy to help you. He is also one of the few active members of the The Rolling Stones WikiProject and, as such, if you have any questions about The Rolling Stones related articles, he is a person you could stop to ask.
You have the sun, you have the moon, you have the air that you breathe - and you have the Rolling Stones! —Keith Richards
I came back from a break from editing Wikipedia a few years ago to find a new feature called the Teahouse, and since then have been doing my best to help out new editors, both at the Teahouse and as a member of the Wikimedia Foundation's Volunteer Response Team. I am also an administrator.
All material in Wikipedia mainspace, including everything in articles, lists and captions, must be verifiable. —WP:VERIFY
CaptainEek sails the high seas of Wikipedia, hunting for good prose and other booty – such as well sourced articles. They often come across the scourge of the seas: vandalism – yet they know they have nothing to fear when the compass of Wiki is in their hand. They try to keep things clean and ship-shape so that the swabbies don't have to mop the deck so much. They are always willing to help navigate a new mariner across the treacherous waves of the Wiki.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues! —The Lorax
“I wish it need not have happened in my time," said Frodo.
"So do I," said Gandalf, "and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” —J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings (Book I, Chapter 2: The Shadow of the Past) (1954)
Hello! I mainly do counter-vandalism and speedy deletion tagging, but you can also find me working on U.S. politics articles. While I'm not the most tenured Wikipedian, I know enough to be able to help. Don't worry, I won't eat your tea leaves.
I contribute to many different areas of Wikipedia where I see unmet needs. I strive to improve the world's information ecosystem, in pursuit of Wikipedia's mission to make the sum of human knowledge accessible to every person.
Hello, friend! I'm just here to try and help you to the best of my ability. There are many hosts here with far more experience than I have, but I'm willing to help you to the best of my ability. When not at the Teahouse, I spend most of my time patrolling recent edits and drafts, and creating/updating articles related to smartphones, current events, and American football.
"My biggest mistake is probably weighing too much on someone’s talent and not someone’s personality. I think it matters whether someone has a good heart." —Elon Musk
My focus is on both ends of the article process - its review and creation and the deletion process. After months of pottering around the Teahouse and Help Desk I thought I should make things formal! Please drop me a direct question if you have something you don't want to ask in front of everyone. Offline I've got into D&D (yes, amazingly, this Wikipedia editor is also a bit of a nerd) ;)
"Knowledge comes at a price ... Right? If you think so, think again ... All the knowledge is available on Wikipedia, for Free" —Sandeep Sahajpal
Hey there! I'm EpicPupper, and I'm here to help if you need anything! My pronouns are he/him, and I speak English, Chinese and a bit of French. My edits are in a variety of areas, everything from copy-editing to categorizing to content creation to translation to technical stuff to fighting vandalism. Feel free to reach out!
Most everything fades… Many things that are bright and vibrant today will be muted and dull tomorrow. Even the things that seem still are fading. —Robert Farrell Smith
I’m primarily an anti-spam editor and also contribute to article creations. I am here to answer questions pertaining to notability of biographical articles and paid editing and all it’s intricacies. I also want to help new editors who are attempting to create their first articles, by giving out policy based opinions whilst doing so in the friendliest manner by summarizing it and giving it out like friendly tips and opinions.
We are the human family, together we are ONE. We're here to lift one another up, not tear each other down. —Brandon Garic Notch
I'm here to build upon Wikipedia's status as a place for knowledge and as a welcoming, kind, and diverse community. My interests are broad, and so are my editing activities. I enjoy being in the trenches making small edits, and I enjoy being part of larger editorial discussions about important topics.
I know Wikipedia can be an intimidating environment. All the policies, aggressive editors, weird syntax and systemic bias do not make for a very welcoming atmosphere. If you have questions or ever want feedback on anything, you can always ping me or write on my talk page. I do not know everything, but usually can find someone who would be able to help. Let us build the world's largest encyclopedia together!
I've been editing Wikipedia for a few years and mostly review articles at AfC now - decided to become a Teahouse host once again after a period of inactivity, hopefully I can be useful if any help is needed :)
A enthusiastic, polite user who likes helping others!
"It is a wise thing to be polite; consequently, it is a stupid thing to be rude. To make enemies by unnecessary and willful incivility, is just as insane a proceeding as to set your house on fire." —Arthur Schopenhauer