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This Copy Editing Backlog Elimination Drive is a one-month-long effort of the Guild of Copy Editors to reduce the backlog of articles that require copy editing, signified by the {{copyedit}} tag or by a listing on the GOCE Requests page. Please make sure that you know how to copy edit and that you are familiar with the Wikipedia Manual of Style before you begin copy editing—these are specially important for articles listed on the Requests page. The drives are under the purview of the Guild's coordinators. The lead coordinator is Torchiest (talk), and he is assisted by BDD (talk) and Miniapolis (talk). If you have any questions, leave a message on the drive's talk page. This drive begins on May 1, 2013, 00:00 UTC and will end on May 31, 2013, 23:59 UTC.

Wikipedia articles needing copy edit
(refresh)
All articles 1,616
Status of "articles needing copy edit" category as of the end of the drive

The goals of this backlog elimination drive are to reduce the overall backlog by as many articles as possible, with a focus on those that have been in the queue for the longest (April, May, and June 2012) and to complete all requests made on the GOCE Requests page before May 2013. Articles from the Requests page count towards your total whether they have a copy edit tag on them or not, so please feel free to select from there when you are in the mood for a better-quality article to edit. Articles tagged {{copyedit}} in April, May, and June 2012, and all requests, will receive a bonus score of 50% over and above the article's word count. Awards will be given out to those individuals who help reduce the size of the backlog.

The backlog elimination drive is open to all, and you do not need to be a member of the Guild of Copy Editors to participate. However, you may want to consider joining, as membership has its benefits. For example, you can place a special "page in use" tag when you are copy editing, and another tag on the talk page when you finish. See the Templates page. Please visit the Guild or the main drive page for more information.

Full instructions, tips, and awards[edit]

Full instructions for participants, tips, help for new copy editors, useful tags, and details of the many barnstars available for the drive can be found on the main drive page. Please read this page carefully before you begin. To sign up, please use the form in the Signing up section below.

Progress[edit]

  • Gold Star Award Leaderboard
  • (update your own numbers)
1 2 3 4 5
Total
Articles
Lfstevens (603) Miniapolis (11) AngusWOOF (9) Jonesey95 (7)
Freebirds (7)
Mhbeals (4)
Total
Words[n 1]
Lfstevens (144,824) Miniapolis (31,272) Stfg (11,468) AngusWOOF (10,649) Dianna (7,090)
5k+
Articles[n 2]
Miniapolis (2)
Stfg (2)
Spock of Vulcan (1)
Dianna (1)
Tdslk (1)
Oldest
Articles[n 3]
AngusWOOF (9) Jonesey95 (7)
Freebirds (7)
Miniapolis (5) Mhbeals (4) Tdslk (2)
Longest
Article[n 1][n 4]
Stfg (11,468) Dianna (7090) Tdslk (5,340) Miniapolis (5,335) Spock of Vulcan (5,316)
  1. ^ a b For requests and older articles, please include only the actual word count, without the 50% bonus.
  2. ^ Number of articles of 5000 words or more. An article of 10K+ words counts as 2, of 15K+ as 3, and so on.
  3. ^ Oldest articles are those tagged in April, May, and June 2012.
  4. ^ The number of words in the longest article you copy edited. Only one entry for any editor.
GOCE May 2013 drive progress graphs.JPG
Progress Chart
Date
  • Apr/May/Jun
  • 2012 articles
  • Outstanding
  • tags
  • Change since
  • previous day
[N 1]
  • Change since
  • beginning
[N 1]
April 30, 2013 325 3061
May 1, 2013 320 3030  31  31
May 2, 2013 315 3008  22  53
May 3, 2013 308 2951  57  110
May 4, 2013 305 2919  32  142
May 5, 2013 303 2923 Negative increase  4  138
May 6, 2013 300 2903  20  158
May 7, 2013 297 2860  43  201
May 8, 2013 295 2837  23  224
May 9, 2013 294 2808  29  253
May 10, 2013 287 2774  34  287
May 11, 2013 285 2747  27  314
May 12, 2013 280 2724  23  337
May 13, 2013 275 2699  25  362
May 14, 2013 272 2668  31  393
May 15, 2013 271 2657  11  404
May 16, 2013 269 2630  27  431
May 17, 2013 268 2616  14  445
May 18, 2013 266 2613   3  448
May 19, 2013 262 2579  34  482
May 20, 2013 260 2573   6  488
May 21, 2013 260 2566   7  495
May 22, 2013 260 2561  12  500
May 23, 2013 255 2534  27  527
May 24, 2013 252 2535 Negative increase  1  526
May 25, 2013 248 2537 Negative increase  3  524
May 26, 2013 248 2543 Negative increase  6  518
May 27, 2013 247 2556 Negative increase  13  505
May 28, 2013 247 2558 Negative increase  2  503
May 29, 2013 243 2571 Negative increase  13  490
May 30, 2013 240 2520  51  541
May 31, 2013 232 2484  36  577
  1. ^ a b Change only refers to outstanding tags.

Reviewing[edit]

GOCE coordinators and other experienced members of the Guild will carry out random checks to ensure that copy edits are of a satisfactory standard. If you are willing to help with this, please sign up below.

10% of a participant's copy edits from the backlog should be inspected. All copy edits from the Requests page should be reviewed, time permitting. Please choose articles at random, and do not inspect articles you have copy edited yourself. After checking an article, place a {{checked}} mark after the article on the listing and sign your username (just ~~~). If a rough consensus finds a copy edit is not of an acceptable standard, the tag will be re-added and the editor will be assessed a penalty of 1,200 words plus the length of the article reviewed. The reviewer may also give advice on how the edit could have been better, without penalizing the editor. Please raise any questions on the Coordinators' talk page.

Reviewers sign-up[edit]

Signing up[edit]

This drive has now concluded and is no longer open to sign-up.

Totals[edit]

When recording articles completed, please remember to remove any {{copyedit}} tag from that article—if you want it checked, you can request it on the drive talk page and someone will be along to do it. Do not list articles on which you have placed {{GOCEreviewed}} instead of copy editing them, or which needed no copy editing; they don't count. Please provide the full title, not an abbreviated version, and place any comments after the article title but before the word count. If the article is from the GOCE Requests page, place *R after the word count, or if it was tagged in April–June 2012, place *O after the word count. Please do not add the 50% bonus in these cases—we will apply the bonuses after the drive is over. Here is an example of a well-completed line:

# {{Completed}} [[Dark chocolate]] (yummy!) (1234) *O


Jonesey95 (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed Bernar Venet (575) *O
  2.  Completed Resistance: Burning Skies (352) *O
  3.  Completed Cyprinodon julimes (931) *O
  4.  Completed Predeal (382) *O
  5.  Completed Terl Bryant (400) *O
  6.  Completed Christian Homann Schweigaard (571) *O
  7.  Completed Lo Tak-shing (807) *O
  • Total articles: 7
  • Total words: 4,018
  • Rollover words: 8,646

Mhbeals (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed National Agricultural Cooperative Federation (1,013) *O
  2.  Completed United States Air Force Chaplain Corps (1,156) *O
  3.  Completed Britain (placename) (1,821) *O
  4.  Completed Network formation (641)*O
  5.  Working [[]] ()
  6.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 4
  • Total words: 4,631

Miniapolis (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed Antenna tuner (1,602)
  2.  Completed Annu Kapoor (1,266)
  3.  Completed Anna Banana (bullets) *O (4,931)
  4.  Completed Old Swiss Confederacy (lists) *R (4,548)
  5.  Completed Early life of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad *O (1,428)
  6.  Completed Davao City *R (5,335)
  7.  Completed History of the Port of Southampton *O (5,015)
  8.  Completed Green Lantern (Six Flags Great Adventure) *R (1,462)
  9.  Completed 3FM Serious Request *O (2,401)
  10.  Completed Where No One Has Gone Before *R (2,616)
  11.  Completed Barneville-Carteret *O (668)
  • Total articles: 11
  • Total words: 31,272
  • Rollover words: 13,191

DThomsen8 (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed [[]] ()
  2.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 0
  • Total words: 0
  • Rollover words: 2876

czar · ·[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed History of feminism (12839)
  2.  Completed Skull and Bones (1786)
  3.  Completed Super Mario (series) (6513)
  4.  Completed Deathrow (video game) (682)
  5.  Completed Kingship of Tara (245) *O
  6.  Completed OSSEC (208) *O
  • Total articles: 6
  • Total words: 22273

Torchiest (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed Kender (1809)
  2.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 1
  • Total words: 1809
  • Rollover words: 665

Milesandkilometrestogo (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed Goalpara (1208) *O
  2.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 1
  • Total words: 1208

Mikemoral[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed Ramkishun (61)
  2.  Completed Rene Enriquez (mobster) (246)
  • Total articles: 1
  • Total words: 307

Assassin! No, Captain Assassin! ( T - C - G ) [edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed [[]] ()
  2.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 0
  • Total words: 0

AnthonyW90 (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed [[]] ()
  2.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 0
  • Total words: 0

Theopolisme (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed [[]] ()
  2.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 0
  • Total words: 0
  • Rollover words: 2,030

Acabashi (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed County of Luxembourg (769)
  2.  Completed Heinz Traimer (515)
  3.  Completed Gangavathi (769)
  4.  Completed The Landlady (Fyodor Dostoyevsky) (923) *R
  5.  Completed John Murdoch (artist) (392) *O
  6.  Completed Yasmine Al Masri (510) *O
  7.  Completed Hollywood Dream – The Ride (741) *R
  8.  Completed Olivier LeCour Grandmaison (650) *O
  9.  Completed David Cantero (129)
  10.  Completed Constance of Wrocław (529)
  11.  Completed Geoffrey Bagley (993)
  12.  Completed Churchill Hotel (2179)
  13.  Completed Matthew Lutton (584) *O
  14.  Completed Jean Peyrelevade (635) *O
  15.  Working [[]] () *O
  • Total articles: 14
  • Total words: 10318

Lfstevens (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed Chubb illusion (1087)
  2.  Completed Rinku Singh Rahi (1339)
  3.  Completed Typhoon Doug (1994) (567)
  4.  Completed Your Cheatin' Heart (949)
  5.  Completed Supercapacitor (17,672)
  6.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 5
  • Total words: 21, 712
  • Rollover words: 47772

Wilhelmina Will (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed Kirby Baxter Holmes (216)
  2.  Completed Munshirhat Primary School (168)
  3.  Completed Lunatic Society (200)
  4.  Completed Jameatur Rashad (89) (formerly titled “Madarsa Jameatur Rashad”)
  5.  Completed Rolf Köhler (461) (May 2012)
  1.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 5
  • Total words: 1134
  • Rollover words: 2995

Tdslk (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed Paul Lir Alexander (860) *O
  2.  Completed Upwords (section) (541)
  3.  Completed Urdu literature (5340) *O
  4.  Completed [[]] ()
  5.  Completed [[]] ()
  6.  Completed [[]] ()
  7.  Completed [[]] ()
  8.  Completed [[]] ()
  9.  Completed [[]] ()
  10.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 3
  • Total words: 6741
  • Rollover words: 11632

Spock of Vulcan (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed Gravity (comics) (1739)
  2.  Completed Wasp (comics) (5316)
  3.  Working [[]]
  • Total articles: 2
  • Total words: 7055

- tucoxn\talk[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed Pantech (742) *O
  2.  Completed Air (roller coaster) (891) *R
  3.  Completed Laksamilawan (660) *O
  4.  Completed [[]] ()
  5.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 3
  • Total words: 2,293
  • Rollover words: 2,772

ABudzier (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed [[]] ()
  2.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 0
  • Total words: 0

Wahrmund (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed Hermeticism (3290)
  2.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 1
  • Total words: 3290
  • Rollover words: 3424

Freebirds Howdy![edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed Ford Sync (1,802) O*
  2.  Completed Chandpur District (1,305) O*
  3.  Completed Nelson Bragg (1,241) O*
  4.  Completed Foreign relations of the Arab League (Section Copy Edit) (145) O*
  5.  Completed Palestine Papers (Section Copy Edit) (461) O*
  6.  Completed C-803 (1,133) O*
  7.  Completed Saint Petersburg Lyceum 30 (452) O*
  8.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 7
  • Total words: 6,539
  • Rollover words: 9,637

AngusWOOF (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed JYP Entertainment (section copyedit) (403) *O
  2.  Completed Cryptid Hunters (513) *O
  3.  Completed Eiji Kawashima (1231) *O
  4.  Completed Pierre Coetzer (1259) (includes table) *O
  5.  Completed Fur and Loathing (195) *O
  6.  Completed Sutter Kain (1181) (includes lists) *O
  7.  Completed Luca Tramontin (1734) *O
  8.  Completed Indigo Tribe (3109) *O
  9.  Completed Michael Nava (1024) *O
  • Total articles: 8
  • Total words: 10649
  • Rollover words: 8187

User:Purposeandthought (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed [[]] ()
  2.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 0
  • Total words: 0

TheOneSean | Talk to me[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed [[]] ()
  2.  Working Early_life_of_Mirza_Ghulam_Ahmad ()
  • Total articles: 1
  • Total words: 0

Dementia13 (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed Progressive rock (4443) *O
  2.  Working
  3.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 1
  • Total words: 4443
  • Rollover words: 1428

Here.it.comes.again (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed [[]] ()
  2.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 0
  • Total words: 0

Jodayagi (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed [[]] ()
  2.  Working 1 ()
  • Total articles: 0
  • Total words: 41

Ethraen (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed 1975–76 Chicago Black Hawks season (not tagged, but was previously confusing to read) (476)
  2.  Completed Sverre Bergh (160)
  3.  Completed Venice, Louisiana (289)
  4.  Completed Insurrection (1950 novel) (372)
  5.  Completed Cosmos (1333)
  6.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 5
  • Total words: 2630

BDD (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed Cain and Abel (comics)#Publication history (286) *O
  2.  Completed LGBT rights in Azerbaijan#History (203) *O
  3.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 2
  • Total words: 489
  • Rollover words: 3466

Soulparadox (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed [[]] ()
  2.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 0
  • Total words: 0
  • Rollover words: 383

Nishitpatira (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed [[]] ()
  2.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 0
  • Total words: 0

InfinityBird (talk)InfinityBird[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed [[]] ()
  2.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 3
  • Total words: 0

Bddmagic (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed Imran Khan Nyazee (4355)
  2.  Completed Water supply and sanitation in the European Union (2549)
  3.  Working Battle Fever J (550)
  • Total articles: 2
  • Total words: 6904
  • Rollover words: 2101

Lee Tru. [edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed address bar (460)
  2.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 1
  • Total words: 460

Dianna (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed Rihanna (7090)
  2.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 1
  • Total words: 7090
  • Rollover words: 835

Paul M. Nguyen (chat|blame)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed Komatsu_(Japanese_restaurant) (1007)
  2.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 1
  • Total words: 1007

Stfg (talk)[edit]

Article list
  1.  Completed Jesus (11468) *R
  2.  Working [[]] ()
  • Total articles: 1
  • Total words: 11468
  • Rollover words: 3801

The discussion above is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made on the appropriate discussion page. No further edits should be made to this discussion.