Joined 11 March 2016
Veteran II updates
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Somewhere along the line, this editor became a "veteran" which means that ''this editor should know better''. If doing wrong, this editor may be (virtually) whacked with a trout.
This editor is an [[meta:Eventualism|eventualist]] and believes that there's no need to panic and that issues with articles can be resolved in due course. This editor believes that articles written over time in the main namespace will attract a broader variety of editors, helping to prevent group think and [[Wikipedia:Systemic bias|systemic bias]]. This editor endeavours to be kind and to appreciate kindness from others, and tries to follow [[meta:The wiki way|the wiki way]] and the precepts of [[WP:DGAF]]. While initially an [[meta:Exopedianism|exopedian]], this editor has gradually become more involved with WikiProjects as a [[meta:Mesopedianism|mesopedian]] (approx. 7565% of edits to mainspace and 1015% to projects). This editor generally contributes through cleanup tasks and assisting a small number of WikiProjects, while continuing to learn how The Project works.
Beginning in January 2018, this editor served as a [[WP:GOCE/COORD|project coordinator]] of the [[WP:Guild of Copy Editors]]. This is not a distinction of any competency or authority, but indicates a designated volunteer who will perform maintenance and housekeeping for the user group. This editor is also a member of the [[WP:Typo Team]] (focusing on apostrophe-related typos) and [[WP:Canada]] (promoted its [[Wikipedia:WikiProject Canada/The 10,000 Challenge|10,000 Challenge]] and developed an award system for contributors).
This editor has received over 30<!--39--> barnstars and 50<!--57--> other awards, and has given 100over 180 barnstars to deserving editors.<!--TV Star to Aoba47 June 2017, 18 from July 2017 GOCE Drive, 1 from Sept 2017 GOCE drive, 6 from October 2017 Blitz, 1 from Nov 2017 Drive, 48 for 1st anniversary of WPCan10k in November 2017, 2 to GOCER submitters, 13 from May 2018 drive, 2 to Gog&Yoninah for DYK review, 8 from June 2018 blitz, 11 from July 2018 drive, 1 to Spatium Apis for CE, 10 from August 2018 blitz, 8 from Oct 2018 blitz, 25DYK to Gog, 50 for 2nd WPCan10k --> This editor has written 5055 articles, [[Danzig Street shooting|one of which]] was [[WP:GA|good]]. This editor has one entry on the [[Wikipedia:Did_you_know/Statistics#Non-lead_hooks_with_at_least_15,000_views|DYK leaderboard]] and is hovering at the bottom of the [[Wikipedia:List of Wikipedians by number of edits/5001–10000|list of top-10,000 Wikipedians]] by edit count.
This editor is continuing to gain practical knowledge of Wikipedia, broadening competence as an editor while making small contributions along the way. This page is expected to undergo changes as this editor develops their skill set and decides how best to assist the project.