Reidgreg

Joined 11 March 2016
4700 edit / 10 month (almost) year-end update
m (3000 edit / 6 month update)
(4700 edit / 10 month (almost) year-end update)
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This usereditor is continuing to exploregain andpractical learnknowledge aboutof Wikipedia, makingbroadening smallcompetence contributionsas whenan ableeditor towhile helpmaking small contributions along the way. This page is expected to undergo changes as this usereditor develops their skill set and decides how best to helpassist andthe contributeproject.
 
This user considers themself to be an [[meta:Eventualism|eventualist]], and believes that articles written over time in the main namespace will attract a broader variety of editors, helping to prevent group think and systemic bias. This user is an [[meta:Exopedianism|exopedian]] and is disinterested in social networking on Wikipedia or creating fancy vanity pages.
 
This usereditor considers themselfthemselves to be an [[meta:Eventualism|eventualist]], and believes that articles written over time in the main namespace will attract a broader variety of editors, helping to prevent group think and systemic bias. This usereditor is an [[meta:Exopedianism|exopedian]] and is disinterested in social networking on Wikipedia orbeyond creatingthat fancywhich vanityaids the pagesproject.
This user endeavours to be kind and to appreciate kindness from others, but does not presume to tell others to "be kind." This user tries to follow [[meta:The wiki way|the wiki way]] and the precepts of [[WP:DGAF]]. If misbehaving, this user may be (virtually) whacked with a trout.
 
This usereditor endeavours to be kind and to appreciate kindness from others, but does not presume to tell others to "be kind.". This user tries to follow [[meta:The wiki way|the wiki way]] and the precepts of [[WP:DGAF]]. If misbehaving, this user may be (virtually) whacked with a trout.
As of 18:00, 8 September 2016 (UTC), this user's edits have been distributed 91% to articles, 3% to article and user talk pages, 3% to categories and portals, 1% to projects, 1% to templates, and 1% to userspace/sandboxes.
 
As of 18:06, 31 December 2016 (UTC), roughly 88% of this editor's edits<!--4700, approximately 3720 of which were typo-fixes or minor cleanup--> have been to articles, with about 5% each to talk pages and projects, and the remainder to templates, categories, and userspace. This editor is a member of the [[WP:Typo Team]] (focusing on apostrophe-related typos) and the [[WP:Guild of Copy Editors]] (continuing to improve on writing skills), and has been awarded six barnstars for work with these WikiProjects. Another evaluation of contributions are the [[Wikipedia:THANK|thanks]] received from other editors for: copyedit requests (14), typo fixes (13), acts-of-kindness (4)<!-- one gentle witticism, one thanks for offering thanks, one for gently correcting a redundancy, one for greatly thanking an editor who quickly repaired a mistake I made and linked me appropriate information-->, answering Teahouse questions (3)<!--generally for template help: discussion templates, directing to Templates for discussion(deletion), help with pronunciation template-->, article content (3)<!--providing a statistic and noting its relevance for inclusion, rephrasing a summary to reduce word count without sacrificing content, linking an article to de-orphan-->, proactive technical contributions (2)<!--noticing a complaint and inserting wikicode on several pages to prevent reoccurrence, and fixing a search string on a wikiproject-->, and talk page discussions (2).<!--providing statistics on reliable source use of competing terms, and adding to a Request for Discussion on GMO's-->
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[[File:Barnstar Typo Team Vector2.png|left|x25px|link=User_talk:Reidgreg#A barnstar for you!|My First Barnstar]] '''Typo Team Barnstar''' for a template fix correcting 120 obscure typos, awarded June 28, 2016.
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[[File:Fuzzy squirrel in wiki-land.png|left|x25px|link=Wikipedia:Service awards#Apprentice Editor (or Novato)|Novato]] '''''Fuzzy Mr. Squirrel and the Wikipedians''''' picture book for 1,000 edits, self-awarded July 24, 2016.<!--13:01, 24 July 2016 (UTC)-->
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This usereditor has had editsbeen [[Wikipedia:Reverting|reverted]] three times. OnceOne was a good faith error which the otherreverting editor self-corrected. The other two reverts, by the same user on the same article, were re-included (in the other editor's phrasing) following discussion.
This user has been [[Wikipedia:THANK|thanked]] sixteen times, once for every 50 edits (excluding typo fixes which received thanks once in 325 edits).<!-- Approx 196/400 + 505/600 + 976/1000 + 921/1000 edits were typo fixes. Non-typo fixes 402 of 3000 edits.--> These were for acts of kindness on talk pages<!-- one gentle witticism, and one thanks for offering thanks-->, article contributions<!--providing a statistic and noting its relevance for inclusion, and rephrasing a summary to reduce word count without sacrificing content-->, supporting talk page discussions<!--providing statistics on reliable source use of competing terms, and adding to a Request for Discussion on GMO's-->, and proactive technical contributions<!--noticing a complaint and inserting wikicode on several pages to prevent reoccurrence, and fixing a search string on a wikiproject-->.
 
This editor is interested in doing more work with templates, disambiguation, and page moving, and perhaps anti-vandalism and reviewing.
This user has had edits [[Wikipedia:Reverting|reverted]] three times. Once was a good faith error the other editor self-corrected. The other two reverts, by the same user on the same article, were re-included (in the other editor's phrasing) following discussion.