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RfC: Self-government[edit]

Talk:Gibraltar#RfC:_Self-government Guy (Help!) 11:55, 23 January 2010 (UTC)

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GA Review of Our Lady of Europe[edit]

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Gibraltar articles have been selected for the Wikipedia 0.8 release[edit]

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We Need Your Help Please[edit]

We have begun an RFC at the Gibraltar article. The section for discussion is here. We really need a wider audience to help us with suggestions. Since this is one of the articles in your project area we would appreciate your assistance. Thanks! JodyB talk 11:28, 21 November 2010 (UTC)

Catholicism in Gibraltar Article Error.[edit]

States current Bishop is Charles Caruana. Not the case - New Bishop is Ralph Heskett. Don't know dates and stuff thou

Bishop Ralph Heskett has moved to Hallam, and the See is now vacant. The article has been updated to state this. Dates have been added and a reference to the website.GibCat (talk) 18:43, 24 September 2014 (UTC)

WikiWomen's History Month[edit]

Hi everyone. March is Women's History Month and I'm hoping a few folks here at WP:Gibraltar will have interest in putting on events (on and off wiki) related to women's roles in Gibraltar's history, society and culture. We've created an event page on English Wikipedia (please translate!) and I hope you'll find the inspiration to participate. These events can take place off wiki, like edit-a-thons, or on wiki, such as themes and translations. Please visit the page here: WikiWomen's History Month. Thanks for your consideration and I look forward to seeing events take place! SarahStierch (talk) 22:06, 1 February 2012 (UTC)

Constitution Day[edit]

In the infobox in Gibraltar, we have Constitution Day listed as a recurring holiday on 29 January, but it's not mentioned anywhere else in the article. Politics of Gibraltar has it, but it's not cited to a reliable source. In fact, I went to the Gibraltar web site, and it appears that it's not even a holiday in 2013. I looked through the official notice archives and only found the listing for 2007. Is this truly an annual holiday, or was it just a one-time observance? Thanks. howcheng {chat} 18:42, 28 January 2013 (UTC)

Hi Howchen, it was a one-time observance. --Gibmetal 77talk 2 me 13:02, 29 January 2013 (UTC)

Proposal to lift the Gibraltar-related DYK restrictions[edit]

A few months ago, there was a discussion on Wikipedia talk:Did you know about Gibraltar-related DYKs on the Main Page. I am proposing that the temporary restrictions on such DYKs, which were imposed in September 2012, should be lifted and have set out a case for doing so at Wikipedia talk:Did you know/Gibraltar-related DYKs. If you have a view on this, please comment at that page.

Gibraltar Caves Project - new reference to add..Thanks Chris Stringer[edit]

Barton, R. N. E.; Stringer, C. B. & Finlayson, J. C. 2012. Neanderthals in context: a report of the 1995-1998 excavations at Gorham’s and Vanguard Caves, Gibraltar. Oxford University School of Archaeology: Monograph 75. Institute of Archaeology, University of Oxford, Oxford — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 11:45, 29 April 2013 (UTC)

Map problem[edit]

I thought I'd mention this here first. Gibraltar is depicted in the wrong place on a number of high usage maps such as this one. Rather embarrassing. Abductive (reasoning) 06:24, 2 September 2013 (UTC)

Wow, embarrassing indeed! Thanks for pointing this out. What's the extent of the problem, how many more incorrect maps are there? --Gibmetal 77talk 2 me 11:15, 2 September 2013 (UTC)
I don't know. It looks like quite a few. I found some in economics-related articles. Probably somebody made one by accident, and people have been using it as a starting point for their maps. I don't know who to talk to about this. Abductive (reasoning) 18:41, 5 September 2013 (UTC)

Merge discussion needs input[edit]

Please consider commenting at stalled merge of Sikorski's death controversy and 1943 Gibraltar B-24 crash at Talk:1943 Gibraltar B-24 crash#Merge. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| reply here 02:12, 9 September 2013 (UTC)

Wiki Loves Pride 2014[edit]

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Comment on the WikiProject X proposal[edit]

Hello there! As you may already know, most WikiProjects here on Wikipedia struggle to stay active after they've been founded. I believe there is a lot of potential for WikiProjects to facilitate collaboration across subject areas, so I have submitted a grant proposal with the Wikimedia Foundation for the "WikiProject X" project. WikiProject X will study what makes WikiProjects succeed in retaining editors and then design a prototype WikiProject system that will recruit contributors to WikiProjects and help them run effectively. Please review the proposal here and leave feedback. If you have any questions, you can ask on the proposal page or leave a message on my talk page. Thank you for your time! (Also, sorry about the posting mistake earlier. If someone already moved my message to the talk page, feel free to remove this posting.) Harej (talk) 22:47, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

Expert attention[edit]

This is a notice about Category:Gibraltar articles needing expert attention, which might be of interest to your WikiProject. It will take a while before the category is populated. Iceblock (talk) 20:56, 11 December 2014 (UTC)

WikiProject X is live![edit]

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Hello everyone!

You may have received a message from me earlier asking you to comment on my WikiProject X proposal. The good news is that WikiProject X is now live! In our first phase, we are focusing on research. At this time, we are looking for people to share their experiences with WikiProjects: good, bad, or neutral. We are also looking for WikiProjects that may be interested in trying out new tools and layouts that will make participating easier and projects easier to maintain. If you or your WikiProject are interested, check us out! Note that this is an opt-in program; no WikiProject will be required to change anything against its wishes. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you!

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Harej (talk) 16:57, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

Gib wiki expert[edit]

Can a Gib wiki expert please help in getting activated? Many thanks — Preceding unsigned comment added by BuhoReal (talkcontribs) 17:59, 17 January 2015 (UTC)

Defensible Barracks and Defensible Barracks, Gibraltar[edit]

These articles both seem to deal with the same barracks, and therefore they should be merged. What are your thoughts on this? Xwejnusgozo (talk) 19:58, 10 July 2015 (UTC)

Numbers in navboxes[edit]

Hi! Anyone mind if I remove the numbers in {{History and Archaeology of Gibraltar}}, {{Caves of Gibraltar}} and {{Places in Gibraltar}}. It's not standard, and the numbers give the false impression that they refer to something other the order in which the links appear in.

Ping template creators: John Cummings and Gibmetal77.

Cheers, jonkerztalk 15:41, 24 April 2016 (UTC)

@Jonkerz: Makes sense... Go for it! --Gibmetal 77talk 2 me 18:38, 27 April 2016 (UTC)
...aaaand it's done :) Also found {{Flora and fauna in Gibraltar}}, which I've nominated for deletion here. jonkerztalk 19:07, 27 April 2016 (UTC)

Upcoming "420 collaboration"[edit]

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You are invited to participate in the upcoming

"420 collaboration",

which is being held from Saturday, April 15 to Sunday, April 30, and especially on April 20, 2017!

The purpose of the collaboration, which is being organized by WikiProject Cannabis, is to create and improve cannabis-related content at Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects in a variety of fields, including: culture, health, hemp, history, medicine, politics, and religion.

WikiProject Gibraltar participants may be particularly interested in the following: Cannabis in Gibraltar.

For more information about this campaign, and to learn how you can help improve Wikipedia, please visit the "420 collaboration" page.

---Another Believer (Talk) 21:51, 10 April 2017 (UTC)