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Some Wikipedians have formed a project to better organize information in articles related to Pink Floyd (including individual members' work). This page and its subpages contain their suggestions; it is hoped that this project will help to focus the efforts of other Wikipedians. If you would like to help, please inquire on the talk page and see the to-do list there.

Pink Floyd are one of the most successful and influential bands of the last 40 years. While the Pink Floyd article itself has achieved featured status there are dozens or hundreds of other Pink Floyd articles which still require a lot of work. In addition, there is a shortage of fair-use images, poor referencing, and a large number of redirects and stubs which need expansion. It is the goal of this project to unite the many Pink Floyd fans and Wikipedia editors to improve the myriad of Pink Floyd-related articles. For more information on WikiProjects, please see Wikipedia:WikiProject and Wikipedia:WikiProject/Best practices.

In order to track our progress as a community, whenever you perform some notable work on the following goals and projects please add a note on the talk page letting us all know where we are on our goals.

If you feel that you can make a positive contribution to the project, become a member by joining the list of members. If you don't know what to write or where to begin, or if you have doubts or ideas on how to improve an article, please address the project's discussion forum.

Goals
The goals of this WikiProject are:
  • To improve Wikipedia's coverage of Pink Floyd, by improving articles related to the subject.
  • Watch out for vandalism.
Tasks
If you are wondering where to start, take a look at these tasks:

Highest priority

Fair use

Articles

Project building

  • Add WikiProject Pink Floyd banner {{WPFloyd}} to all appropriate Talk pages.
  • Add/update assessments for all project pages.
  • Personally invite quality editors working on Pink Floyd articles to join the project.
Bibliography

In accordance with Wikipedia policy, facts and assertions should be attributed to verifiable, reliable sources wherever possible (see WP:V and WP:RS).

The Project's preferred method for this is inline citations using the <ref> tag.

There is two ways to do this:

One way is to put the book in the "references" section: *{{cite book|last=Schaffner|first=Nicholas|title=Saucerful of Secrets|publisher=Sidgwick & Jackson|location=London|year=2005|edition=New|isbn=0-283-06127-8|ref={{SfnRef|Schaffner|2005}}}}

With citing the book in the article: {{sfn|Schaffner|2005|p=77}}

The other is to cite books with the page number, without placing the book in the "references" section *{{cite book|last=Schaffner|first=Nicholas|title=Saucerful of Secrets|publisher=Sidgwick & Jackson|location=London|year=2005|pages=116–117|edition=New|isbn=0-283-06127-8}}

Relatives
The parents of this WikiProject are Wikipedia:WikiProject Culture are Wikipedia:WikiProject Arts, Wikipedia:WikiProject music, Portal:Music and Portal:Rock and Roll. Similar WikiProjects include: WikiProject Computer music, WikiProject Classical music, WikiProject Electronic music, WikiProject Emo music, WikiProject Metal music, WikiProject New Wave music, WikiProject Punk music, and WikiProject Alternative music.

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WikiProject Pink Floyd

The four members of Pink Floyd, composition from separate photographs displaying (I) Roger Waters and David Gilmour, (II) Nick Mason and Rick Wright

The four members of Pink Floyd, composition from separate photographs displaying (I) Roger Waters and David Gilmour, (II) Nick Mason and Rick Wright.
Quick links
Shortcuts WP:Floyd (main page)
Template → {{WPFloyd}}
Portal {{Portal|Pink Floyd}}
Member userbox {{User WPFloyd}}
Assessment
Collaboration of the Month
Discussion pages
General discussion
Statistics
Featured content
Articles
Featured article  Wish You Were Here (album)   13 September 2009
Featured article  The Dark Side of the Moon   27 September 2009 (TFA: 14 January 2010)
Featured article  The Final Cut (album)   26 November 2009
Featured article  A Momentary Lapse of Reason   11 February 2010 (TFA: 13 April 2010)
Featured article  Roger Waters   15 December 2010
Featured article  Pink Floyd   2 October 2012 (TFA: 6 May 2006, FAR: 19 April 2009)
Topics
Good Articles
Good article Meddle   22 August 2009 Good article The Wall  21 November 2009 Good article Animals   14 December 2009
Good article The Division Bell   27 April 2010 Good article Syd Barrett   26 July 2012 Good article The Madcap Laughs   15 August 2012
Good article Ummagumma   12 September 2012 Good article Atom Heart Mother   25 September 2012 Good article Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii   10 December 2012
Good article A Saucerful of Secrets   12 December 2012 Good article The Piper at the Gates of Dawn   27 December 2012 Good article "Jugband Blues"   1 February 2013
Good article Barrett   4 February 2013 Good article "Interstellar Overdrive"   20 June 2013 Good article "Mellotron"   25 February 2014


Good Article Nominees
Good article nominee Richard Wright (musician)
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Userbox
Adding {{User WPFloyd}} to your user page will insert the userbox on the right, and will automatically list you in Category:WikiProject Pink Floyd participants.
Dispersion prism.jpg This user is a member of the Pink Floyd WikiProject.
Members
This is a list of Wikipedians who are committed to this WikiProject. If you're interested in helping, feel free to join by editing the table below and placing your username at the end of the list using the {{user}} template (e.g. {{user|USERNAME}}). If you wish, leave a comment about your special interests on this project.

Note: If you haven't edited a Floyd article in over 6 months, your name will be moved to "inactive".

User Comments
  1. User:Parrot of Doom - life-long Floyd fan.
  1. Pigsonthewing (talk · contribs) - Need you ask?
  1. Yeepsi (talk · contribs) 08:48, 8 June 2012 (UTC) "Wouldn't you miss me?"
  1. John (talk · contribs) Lifelong fan. The Final Cut is a particular favorite.
  1. Ritchie333 (talk · contribs) - Took a few articles to GA status, general stewarding.
  1. willrocks10 (talk · contribs) - Liked Pink Floyd for quite a few years now!
  1. RazorEyeEdits (talk · contribs) - The ringing of the division bell has begun...
  1. Shirudo (talk · contribs) - Pink Floyd was my introduction into music.
  1. FloydienSlip (talk · contribs) - A bit pretentious, but Pink Floyd is my favorite band. Period.
  1. AngekTheDark (talk · contribs) - Pink Floyd gave me the nerve to make the Final Cut.
  1. Joshua0228 (talk · contribs) - Huge fan, like all of their efforts, favorite non-cliche album being Wish You Were Here and Division Bell.
  2. JIK1975 (talk · contribs)- Long time fan,

Inactive members[edit]

  1. RENTASTRAWBERRY FOR LET? röck
  2. InTheFlesh?--"Careful with that edit, Eugene"...
  3. mastercheif--"Is this where..."
  4. XXXtylerXXX--"I'll be doing some moderate edits for this WikiProject. The Floyd bug has bit me, and I'll be contributing more as time goes on.
  5. Theaterfreak64--"Ticking away the moments that make up the dull day" isn't my favorite Floyd quote, but it pretty accurately describes how I utilize Wikipedia.
  6. Vahan010--"LOL Pink Floyd Quote!"
  7. The dinkelous--In the end, we're only ordinary men. 17:01, 29 September 2006 (UTC)
  8. Mr. Manu "You've gotta be crazy!"
  9. Numb23--"Haha, Charade you are"
  10. ASDFGHJKL--"I have become comfortably numb looking for pigs on the wing so not now john I gotta get on with this!" Strike that, "The sun is the same in a relative way but your older. Shorter of breath, and one day closer to death."
  11. Ummagumma23 - "its awfully considerate of you to think of me here"
  12. A7X 900 - "I am THE WALL!"
  13. Xiahou - How can you have any pudding if you don't eat your meat
  14. R.A.B.19 - "One of these days, I'm going to cut you into little pieces."
  15. KeaghanT - "Breathe... Breathe in the air... don't be afraid to care..."
  16. Pjennings424 - "All you touch and all you see...is all your life will ever be."
  17. ErleGrey"Well, when we grew up and went to school, There were certain teachers..."
  18. Wasakithis
  19. Absolutely Curtains - "G-d knows I've tried"
  20. AgentA (Matt) - "I have become comfortably numb."
  21. Radiotrib - I was 18 when I first saw them - Mothers Club Birmingham (UK), March-1968 - Careful .. Eugene!.
  22. Alkan "Shell-shocked lunatic"
  23. Chrisandtaund "You gotta be crazy!" (again)
  24. Doppelganger I'll fill in the Empty Spaces...
  25. Sir_Elderberry And as the fear grows, the bad blood slows and turns to stone...
  26. Coastered I've been mad for fu**king years!
  27. Alcoholica1 - A saucerful of edits
  28. User:Connell66 "There is no dark side of the moon, really. As a matter of fact, it's all dark."
  29. ChunkyStyle Um... agumma?
  30. Magnolian Pen I've got a bike, you can ride it if you like!
  31. luna65 "PF Wiki, speak to me."
  32. Pinkfloydfreak "The lunatic is on the grass."
  33. adambear8888 "The Lunatic is in my Head"
  34. HappyBoy "You're the kind of girl who fits in with my world."
  35. AlmightyClam (talk) 14:39, 12 January 2008 (UTC) They must have taken my marbles away...
  36. John W. "Insert The Entirety of Yet Another Movie Here"
  37. Xfirestorm6 (talk) 09:04, 15 May 2008 (UTC)
  38. User: David Gabriel Sforza "I've always thought of a place where you can drink tea and sit on the carpet"
  39. Mr. Mantis "Leading the blind while I stared out the steel in your eyes... "
  40. ChaoticReality "Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day..."
  41. User:Artvandelay - Beatles fan in the Pink Floyd disguise.
  42. User:MrHolyStickman - Set the controls for the Kidney of my son. (Any 'Lost' and Pink Floyd fans should get that.)
  43. Davins111
  44. User:pinkordark
  45. karajKM - "but I got nowhere to fly to..."
  46. User:ParthivBorgohain- 13 aged huge pink floyd fan
  47. CyberDiablo - "Planets meeting face to face, Bound to the air of light, how sweet!"
  48. Mlpearc (talk · contribs)
  49. XMaddogWolfx Haven't you heard it's a battle of words. The poster bearer cried. Listen son, said the man with the gun. There's room for you inside. -"Us and Them"
  50. S1312 - "The lunatic Is In My Head" -"Brain Damage"
  51. PinkSombrero - Staying home to watch the rain.
  52. Dr. Who - Wouldn't you miss Dr. Who? 09:07, 27 July 2006 (UTC)
  53. Anger22 - "Meek and obedient you follow the leader..." Anger22 12:20, 27 July 2006 (UTC)
  54. Rotring 12:54, 28 July 2006 (UTC)
  55. Longhair
  56. MajorB
  57. Douglasr007 - I guess I'll get the WPFloyd template out there on the songs, anyone can help me if they want to. Scratch that. I guess reading the whole WP is a good idea before doing anything.
  58. Underwater
  59. IAMTHEEGGMAN--"...We Came in"
  60. Canuck
  61. Vazor20X6--"You shout and no one seems to hear..."
  62. Mashford--"Hey, you! Yes, you!!"
  63. VodkaJazz - "I'm sleep walking back again"
  64. Coq Rouge - "You fritter and waste the hours in an offhand way" 2007-02-14
  65. Ninetywazup? ( r t ) sign here! - This room may be a bakery. Thought you'd like to know.
  66. hmwith
  67. Snowfreak91287♣
  68. Xjs (searching for the) "Queen of all my Dreams"!
  69. Gprince007 (talk) I have seen the writing on the wall !!! 09:25, 26 November 2007 (UTC)
  70. Pjoef (talk · contribs)
  71. Floyd (talk) 20:57, 27 May 2008 (UTC) "I know a room of musical tunes. Some rhyme, some ching, most of them are clockwork. Let's go into the other room and make them work!"
  72. Soarhead77 "Marmalade, I like Marmalade"
  73. Editor510 drop us a line, mate 16:24, 20 June 2008 (UTC)--Would you like to see Wikipedia edit again, my friend?
  74. User:A Knight Who Says Ni (talk) I've been editing Pink Floyd pages more than anything else for the last few months; guess it's time I joined
  75. Doc Strange - Despite my musical tastes being a bit different than most here, Pink Floyd is and will always be my favorite band.
  76. User:Comfortably numb55 - ...I guess I do believe at heart, everyone's a killer!
  77. User:Zazaban - It's time I joined you all here, my dear friends.
  78. --Avant-garde a clue-hexaChord2 21:06, 8 November 2008 (UTC) - since this project really seems to need some help...
  79. User:iamthejustice - "I've looked over Jordan and I have seen. Things are not what they seem"
  80. PinkFloyd69 - " "I have become Comfortably Numb!"
  81. User:Krobertj - "No one told you when to run, you missed the starting gun"
  82. Tordek5200 - "How can I find my way out of this maze?"
  83. AfterFX (talk) - "When cometh the day we lowly ones, through quiet reflection and great dedication, master the art of karate, lo! we shall rise up, and then we'll make the bugger's eyes water."
  84. Oddfellowslocal151 - "I got a little black book with my poems in!"
  85. Careful With That Axe, Eugene |Talk - "...and if you survive 'til 2005, I hope you're exceedingly thin; for if you are stout then you'll have to breathe out, while the people around you breathe in..."
  86. Sister Morphine - "....and after all, we're only ordinary men"
  87. Friginator took the Union Jack.
  1. Blendingur (talk · contribs)
  2. 24JGM (talk · contribs)
  3. Sean (talk · contribs)
  4. Wyrmme (talk · contribs) "Is there anybody out there?"
  5. User:Danishm97 "No one told you when to run, you missed the starting gun!"
  6. Doomsdayer520 (Talk|Contribs) ... only dimly aware of a certain unease in the air
  1. Eduardofoxx13 (talk · contribs)
  2. Mk5384 (talk) 06:14, 3 June 2010 (UTC)- I hadn't planned on joining here, but one user's crusade to rid this encyclopaedia of Pink Floyd song articles has led me to reconsider.
  3. mohansen11 (talk · contribs) - My favorite "Dark Side of Oz" screenings use DSotM, Animals & Meddle (Tracks 2 - 5).--Mohansen11 (talk) 02:40, 19 June 2010 (UTC)
  4. Astonmartini - Saw Roger do The Wall last week, made me realise that I've spent far too much time listening to music that isn't Floyd lately
  5. Letterman72 (talk · contribs)
  6. MrMonday1 (talk) 02:21, 2 February 2011 (UTC)
  7. mrcrumplar (talk · contribs)

Tools[edit]

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  • Reflinks - Edits bare references - adds title/dates etc. to bare references
  • Checklinks - Edit and repair external links
  • Dab solver - Quickly resolve ambiguous links.
  • Peer reviewer - Provides hints and suggestion to improving articles.

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