RFA and RFB statusEdit

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FAC and FAR statusEdit

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DiscussionEdit

A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Minor barnstar
I was looking through the RC log and noticed your comments. Nice job! ✔ JLDWtalk 03:28, 10 May 2014 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Tireless Contributor Barnstar
For your tireless contributions on animanga-related articles! Gabriel Yuji (talk) 01:29, 31 July 2014 (UTC)

Precious anniversaryEdit

Final Fantasy
Thank you for sharing your knowledge on music and games in quality articles, with a sense for team work, and for your goal to make Beethoven a featured article, - Greg, you are an awesome Wikipedian!

--Gerda Arendt (talk) 08:00, 19 September 2012 (UTC)

A year ago, you were the 250th recipient of my PumpkinSky Prize, --Gerda Arendt (talk) 06:31, 19 September 2014 (UTC)

Four years ago, you were recipient no. 250 of Precious, a prize of QAI! --Gerda Arendt (talk) 21:01, 21 September 2016 (UTC)

Thank you for today's Final Fantasy XIII! --Gerda Arendt (talk) 10:00, 17 December 2016 (UTC)

Seven years now! --Gerda Arendt (talk) 13:30, 19 September 2019 (UTC)

Look, you are editor No. 4 for Penderecki, - thank you, and see also --Gerda Arendt (talk) 19:59, 30 March 2020 (UTC)

Sakura MusicEdit

Hi. I've been working on my own draft of the Music article for the Sakura Wars series, but I'm seriously burnt out. I'll pursue the Sakura wars article FA through to its conclusion, but otherwise I really can't push on. Since you've also got a draft going, would you like me to bring over my work? I've managed to end up with enough to create a separate article for the first game's music, and I've had it up to here trying to handle all the albums and singles released for each game. So, thoughts? --ProtoDrake (talk) 18:08, 22 May 2019 (UTC)

Yes, you may bring over your work to my page. Anyway, we may get to bring the main Sakura Wars article up to GA or FA status. Lord Sjones23 (talk - contributions) 18:17, 22 May 2019 (UTC)
Thank you. I've put it in a subsection. It can easily be incorporated into the main text. Sorry if it looks a little overwhelming. Wishing you luck, and after some time off Sakura Wars I might well be willing to come back and help. But for now, I need a rest until I stop seeing LIPS interactions when I close my eyes. --ProtoDrake (talk) 18:33, 22 May 2019 (UTC)

Sakura FACEdit

Thought you should know. The FAC's being archived due to lack of activity. --ProtoDrake (talk) 17:21, 24 May 2019 (UTC)

Thanks. That means we have to wait at least two weeks before we can nominate this again. Lord Sjones23 (talk - contributions) 17:25, 24 May 2019 (UTC)

Re: Thousand ArmsEdit

I did a search. The biggest thing I found was Wayback Archive's scans of the original PlayStation manual. It includes actual interviews and production comments on the game, from page 32 onward. There's also this scan of the Japanese game book. This scan shows that the game was featured at E3 1999. The Wikipedia reference library shows that the book PlayStation Anthology has an interview with Yokoyama Hideyuki, an Atlus staffer involved in the game. This is the English official website, and both IGN and The Gaming Intelligence Agency have several news stories. This press link from Atlus reveals the game's dev time. The Red Company website link also has useful stuff there, including staff list. Hope these help. --ProtoDrake (talk) 08:28, 6 February 2020 (UTC)

Re Sakura WarsEdit

Hi there. I need to tell you something. I know I agreed to help with the Sakura Wars series, but I'm finding that it's having a deleterious effect on me, my work life, and my Wikipedia life. Plus, I really have too many Wiki projects ongoing at the moment. I'll carry through the GA Nom for the main franchise article, but after that I feel I should back off for my own wellbeing and the wellbeing of others on Wikipedia (I don't want to start becoming uncivil or unreasonable in my edits and conversations).

You should have all the sources you need for media and other articles on the talk pages of Sakura Wars-related stuff, and if you need it I can help get you sources such as interviews. Otherwise I really feel that I must leave this series alone. I apologise for this, and hope you don't feel let down. If you can get in someone else to help you with this, that would be great. I'm sure others would be more than willing to help. I realise now that I was precipitate in accepting your offer. --ProtoDrake (talk) 10:35, 20 February 2020 (UTC)

@ProtoDrake: No problem. You can always come back to it later if you feel like it. Thanks for your efforts, as usual. Meanwhile, I'll ask around at WT:VG and WT:SEGA and see what can be done. Lord Sjones23 (talk - contributions) 13:48, 20 February 2020 (UTC)

Fairy Tail anime namesEdit

It turns out the example I've been following for name differences, List of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood episodes, no longer adheres to using manga names for articles related specifically to English anime media. Do you suppose you could help apply Funimation spellings and terminology to the anime season and movie pages (e.g., Juvia Lockser to Juvia Loxar, Saber Tooth to Sabertooth, Sirius Island to Tenrou Island, etc.)? Articles relating specifically to the manga would keep Kodansha names. User:SubZeroSilver (talk) 16:26, 13 March 2020 (UTC)

Yakuza articlesEdit

So Takayuki Yagami became the first Yakuza article to reach GA status. I worked on it since it wasn't that big and there was a lot of real world info. I remember that you were interested in improving some articles from the franchise. The one I tried improving the most in the past months was Judgement (video game). Still, I think its prose needs rework. In case you are interested in a nomination to GA, feel free to do it. I did also work in Yakuza (video game) some time ago but I think it lacks citations for some parts of the gameplay. Feel free to nominate any if you think they are reaching their potential. I also expand Kiryu and created Majima but I haven't played all their games to understand their role in the games well.Tintor2 (talk) 17:27, 2 May 2020 (UTC)

I created an article for Haruka Sawamura. I don't have too much creation information so I don't know where to put her voice actress' free image. Especially weird how I can't find too much about the actress considering she had to sing a lot in Yakuza 5. I expanded Kiryu's article but I still haven't touched 6 so I can't work in that. The article that looks completed seems Judgment but it lacks a proper prose. Feel free to be bold and edit anything you see. I kinda plan Judgment to reach GA before a port is announced but I still have to make the two other articles I requested copyedited first. Cheers.Tintor2 (talk) 00:30, 8 September 2020 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 22, 2020)Edit

 

Abu Nuwas drawn by Khalil Gibran in 1916

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An invention is a unique or novel device, method, composition or process, and the invention process is a process within an overall engineering and product development process.

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GOCE June newsletterEdit

Guild of Copy Editors June 2020 Newsletter
 

Hello and welcome to the June newsletter, a brief update of Guild activities since March 2020. You can unsubscribe from our mailings at any time; see below. All times and dates stated are in UTC.

Current events

Election time: Nomination of candidates in our mid-year Election of Coordinators opened on 1 June, and voting will take place from 00:01 on 16 June. GOCE coordinators normally serve a six-month term and are elected on an approval basis. Self-nominations are welcome. If you've thought about helping out at the Guild, or you know of another editor who would make a good coordinator, please consider standing for election or nominating them here.

June Blitz: This blitz begins at 00:01 on 14 June and ends at 23:59 on 20 June, with themes of articles tagged for copyedit in May 2020 and requests.

Drive and blitz reports

March Drive: Self-isolation from coronavirus may have played a hand in making this one of our most successful backlog elimination drives. The copy-editing backlog was reduced from 477 to a record low of 118 articles, a 75% reduction. The last four months of 2019 were cleared, reducing the backlog to three months. Fifty requests were also completed, and the total word count of copy-edited articles was 759,945. Of the 29 editors who signed up, 22 completed at least one copy edit. Final results, including barnstars awarded, are available here.

April Blitz: This blitz ran from 12 to 18 April with a theme of Indian military history. Of the 18 people who signed up, 14 copyedited at least one article. Participants claimed a total of 60 copyedits. Final results, including barnstars awarded, are available here.

May Drive: This event marked the 10th anniversary of the GOCE's copy-editing drives, and set a goal of diminishing the backlog to just one month of articles, as close to zero articles as possible. We achieved the goal of eliminating all articles that had been tagged prior to the start of the drive, for the first time in our history! Of the 51 editors who signed up, 43 copyedited at least one article. Final results, including barnstars awarded, are available here.

Other news

Progress report: as of 2 June, GOCE participants had processed 328 requests since 1 January, which puts us on pace to exceed any previous year's number of requests. As of the end of the May drive, the backlog stood at just 156 articles, all tagged in May 2020.

Outreach: To mark the 10th anniversary of our first Backlog Elimination Drive, The Signpost contributor and GOCE participant Puddleglum2.0 interviewed project coordinators and copy-editors for the journal's April WikiProject Report. The Drive and the current Election of Coordinators have also been covered in The Signpost's May News and Notes page.

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About an userEdit

Greetings, I've just seen that you have managed to get an user blocked for violating the 3RR and sockpuppeting and I'm impressed; this user used to edit a lot of animation-related articles and they get really personal in their edit summaries (I lose it every time they use an emoticon in their summaries). I'm surprised one of their IPs they used didn't get blocked sooner because of the otherwise hostile language they used.

The last activity I saw from this user prior their break was back in January 2020 and thought they left for good, but it seem instead they went back and focused on editing another page which landed them on a one-week block.

I have nothing else to say but congrats. -Gouleg (TalkContribs) 20:06, 5 June 2020 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 24, 2020)Edit

 

Anna Holmlund in 2015 at the FIS Ski Cross World Cup 2015 Finals

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The Panama Canal is an example of a ship canal.

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New Page Reviewer newsletter June 2020Edit

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NPP Sorting can be a great way to find pages needing new page patrolling that match your strengths and interests. Using ORES, it divides articles into topics such as Literature or Chemistry and on Geography. Take a look and see if you can find time to patrol a couple pages a day. With over 10,000 pages in the queue, the highest it's been since ACPERM, your help could really make a difference.

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This week's article for improvement (week 26, 2020)Edit

 

William Mariner was an Englishman who lived in Tonga from 29 November 1806 to (probably) 8 November 1810. He later published Tonga Islands, an account of his experiences that is now one of the major sources of information on Tonga before it was significantly influenced by European culture and Christianity. Pictured is Mariner in Tongan attire.

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Category:Fairy Tail episode lists has been nominated for deletionEdit

 

Category:Fairy Tail episode lists has been nominated for deletion. A discussion is taking place to decide whether this proposal complies with the categorization guidelines. If you would like to participate in the discussion, you are invited to add your comments at the category's entry on the categories for discussion page. Thank you. Fuddle (talk) 12:57, 22 June 2020 (UTC)

Re: WikiProject Anime category schemeEdit

Hello Sjones23, I am a WP:ANIME contributor and I recently ran into some category issues you seemed to be involved with. It started when I was investigating why the template in this section on the WP main page shows zero articles in the "Template" category. I discovered this was because the animanga templates are not at Category:Template-Class anime and manga articles, but instead at Category:WikiProject Anime and manga templates. Then, I found some discussions you started back in 2017, which seem to raise this very issue (and larger, related problems):

I am afraid I don't know much about categories, but I support category consistency and wanted to see my display issue fixed, and was wondering if you could help. — Goszei (talk) 07:47, 28 June 2020 (UTC) NOTE: I found another place where this causes an issue: Wikipedia:WikiProject Anime and manga/Popular pages. Seems like the bot can't access the importance assessments, which was an issue raised by Kaldari in the WPBannerMeta discussion. Pinging User:MusikAnimal and User:Redrose64 and User:Knowledgekid87 and User:TheFarix, who all commented on the discussions linked above back in 2017, and seem fairly knowledgeable on template-related matters. — Goszei (talk) 07:56, 28 June 2020 (UTC)

Hey, there. I'll see what I can do to help out. I've brought it up on the Anime and manga project's talk page as well. Thanks, Lord Sjones23 (talk - contributions) 08:44, 28 June 2020 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 27, 2020)Edit

 

Apelles painting Campaspe, an artwork by Willem van Haecht, circa 1630, depicting people surrounded by fine art

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WikiCup 2020 July newsletterEdit

The third round of the 2020 WikiCup has now come to an end. The 16 users who made it into the fourth round each had at least 353 points (compared to 68 in 2019). It was a highly competitive round, and a number of contestants were eliminated who would have moved on in earlier years. Our top scorers in round 3 were:

  •   Epicgenius, with one featured article, 28 good articles and 17 DYKs, amassing 1836 points
  •   The Rambling Man , with 1672 points gained from four featured articles and seventeen good articles, plus reviews of a large number of FACs and GAs
  •   Gog the Mild, a first time contestant, with 1540 points, a tally built largely on 4 featured articles and related bonus points.

Between them, contestants managed 14 featured articles, 9 featured lists, 3 featured pictures, 152 good articles, 136 DYK entries, 55 ITN entries, 65 featured article candidate reviews and 221 good article reviews. Additionally,   MPJ-DK added 3 items to featured topics and 44 to good topics. Over the course of the competition, contestants have completed 710 good article reviews, in comparison to 387 good articles submitted for review and promoted. These large numbers are probably linked to a GAN backlog drive in April and May, and the changed patterns of editing during the COVID-19 pandemic. As we enter the fourth round, remember that any content promoted after the end of round 3 but before the start of round 4 can be claimed in round 4. Please also remember that you must claim your points within 14 days of "earning" them. When doing GARs, please make sure that you check that all the GA criteria are fully met. Please also remember that all submissions must meet core Wikipedia policies, regardless of the review process.

If you are concerned that your nomination—whether it is at good article nominations, a featured process, or anywhere else—will not receive the necessary reviews, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews Needed (remember to remove your listing when no longer required). Questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup, and the judges are reachable on their talk pages or by email. Good luck! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove your name from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. Godot13 (talk), Sturmvogel 66 (talk), Vanamonde (talk), Cwmhiraeth (talk) MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 12:34, 2 July 2020 (UTC)

WikiProject Video games Newsletter Q2 2020Edit

The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter
Volume 12, No. 2 — 2nd Quarter, 2020
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This week's article for improvement (week 28, 2020)Edit

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The phrase "omakase" is most commonly used when dining at Japanese restaurants where the customer leaves it up to the chef to select and serve seasonal specialties. Pictured is omakase at a restaurant.

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This week's article for improvement (week 31, 2020)Edit

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News and updates for administrators from the past month (July 2020).

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This week's article for improvement (week 32, 2020)Edit

 

The potato (Solanum tuberosum) is an example of a New World crop, a crop native to the New World (mostly the Americas) before 1492 CE and not found anywhere else at that time.

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"[year] in anime" articles proposalEdit

About a month ago, you posted a discussion at WT:ANIME about creating a proposal for "[year] in anime" articles. Today, I stumbled across this sandbox list of TV anime -- I think that it looks great and has good organization (though genre/review info shouldn't be included in a real "[year] in anime" article, IMO). I just thought I would link it to you, in case you're interested. — Goszei (talk) 07:28, 4 August 2020 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 33, 2020)Edit

 

Abraham Ortelius's world map, from the Typus Orbis Terrarum ("Theatre of the Orb of the World") atlas, first published in 1564

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An act is a division or unit of a theatre work, including a play, film, opera, and musical theatre. Pictured is a visual representation of the three-act structure.

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Delivery is the process of transporting goods from a source location to a predefined destination. Pictured is a man delivering charcoal by bicycle in Uganda.

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Skurfing as a sport has two common forms: "water skurfing" and "street skurfing". Pictured is an example of water skurfing, water skiing on a surfboard.

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Wikiproject Military history coordinator election nominations openEdit

Nominations for the upcoming project coordinator election are now open. A team of up to ten coordinators will be elected for the next year. The project coordinators are the designated points of contact for issues concerning the project, and are responsible for maintaining our internal structure and processes. They do not, however, have any authority over article content or editor conduct, or any other special powers. More information on being a coordinator is available here. If you are interested in running, please sign up here by 23:59 UTC on 14 September! Voting doesn't commence until 15 September. If you have any questions, you can contact any member of the coord team. Peacemaker67 (click to talk to me) 02:06, 1 September 2020 (UTC)

WikiCup 2020 September newsletterEdit

The fourth round of the competition has finished, with 865 points being required to qualify for the final round, nearly twice as many points as last year. It was a hotly competitive round with two contestants with 598 and 605 points being eliminated, and all but two of the contestants who reached the final round having achieved an FA during the round. The highest scorers were

  •   Bloom6132, with 1478 points gained mainly from 5 featured lists, 12 DYKs and 63 in the news items;
  •  HaEr48 with 1318 points gained mainly from 2 featured articles, 5 good articles and 8 DYKs;
  •   Lee Vilenski with 1201 points mainly gained from 2 featured articles and 10 good articles.

Between them, contestants achieved 14 featured articles, 14 featured lists, 2 featured pictures, 87 good articles, 90 DYK entries, 75 ITN entries, 95 featured article candidate reviews and 81 good article reviews. Congratulations to all who participated! It was a generally high-scoring and productive round and I think we can expect a highly competitive finish to the competition.

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This week's article for improvement (week 37, 2020)Edit

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The history of Asian art includes a vast range of influences from various cultures and religions. Pictured is Buddhist Temple in the Mountains, 11th century, China, ink on silk, by Li Cheng.

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Milhist coordinator election voting has commencedEdit

G'day everyone, voting for the 2020 Wikiproject Military history coordinator tranche is now open. This is a simple approval vote; only "support" votes should be made. Project members should vote for any candidates they support by 23:59 (UTC) on 28 September 2020. Thanks from the outgoing coord team, Peacemaker67 (click to talk to me) 05:18, 15 September 2020 (UTC)

Guild of Copy Editors September 2020 NewsletterEdit

Guild of Copy Editors September 2020 Newsletter
 

Hello and welcome to the September GOCE newsletter, a brief update of Guild activities since June 2020.

                 Current and upcoming events

September Drive: Our current backlog-elimination drive is open until 23:59 on 30 September (UTC) and is open to all copy editors. Sign up today!

Election reminder: our end-of-year Election of Coordinators opens for nominations on 1 December. Coordinators normally serve a six-month term and are elected on an approval basis. Self-nominations are welcome. If you've thought of helping out at the Guild, or know of another editor who would make a good coordinator, please consider standing for election or nominating them here.

Drive and Blitz reports

June Blitz: An uncorrected typo (even copy editors make copy editing mistakes!) led to an eight-day "leap blitz" from 14 to 21 June, focusing on requests and articles tagged in May. 19 participating editors claimed 54 copy edits. Final results, including barnstars awarded, are available here.

July Drive: Over 750,000 words of articles were copy edited for this event, keeping pace with the previous three self-isolated drives. Of the 38 people who signed up, 30 copyedited at least one article. Final results and awards are listed here.

August Blitz: From 16 to 22 August, we copy edited articles tagged in June and July 2020 and requests. 12 participating editors completed 37 copy edits on the blitz. Final results, including barnstars awarded, are available here.

Other news

June election: Jonesey95 was chosen to continue as lead coordinator, assisted by Baffle gab1978, Tdslk, Twofingered Typist, and first-time coordinator Puddleglum2.0. Reidgreg took a break after serving for a couple years. Thanks to everyone who participated!

Progress report: As of 01:33, 18 September 2020 (UTC), GOCE copyeditors had processed 532 requests since 1 January and there were 38 requests awaiting completion on the Requests page. The backlog of articles tagged for copy-editing stood at 433 (see monthly progress graph above).

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Join the Months of African Cinema Global Contest!Edit

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The AfroCine Project invites you to join us again this October and November, the two months which are dedicated to improving content about the cinema of Africa, the Caribbean, and the diaspora.

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WikiProject Video games Newsletter Q3 2020Edit

The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter
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Many species can live at high altitudes. For example, the Himalayan pika lives at altitudes up to 4,200 m (13,800 ft).

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Institutions and organizations of the United Nations, an intergovernmental organization

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WikiCup 2020 November newsletterEdit

The 2020 WikiCup has come to an end, with the final round going down to the wire. Our new Champion is   Lee Vilenski (submissions), the runner-up last year, who was closely followed by   Gog the Mild (submissions). In the final round, Lee achieved 4 FAs and 30 GAs, mostly on cue sport topics, while Gog achieved 3 FAs and 15 GAs, mostly on important battles and wars, which earned him a high number of bonus points.   The Rambling Man (submissions) was in third place with 4 FAs and 8 GAs on football topics, with   Epicgenius (submissions) close behind with 19 GAs and 16 DYK's, his interest being the buildings of New York.

The other finalists were   Hog Farm (submissions),   HaEr48 (submissions),   Harrias (submissions) and   Bloom6132 (submissions). The final round was very productive, and besides 15 FAs, contestants achieved 75 FAC reviews, 88 GAs and 108 GAN reviews. Altogether, Wikipedia has benefited greatly from the activities of WikiCup competitors all through the contest. Well done everyone!

All those who reached the final will receive awards and the following special awards will be made, based on high performance in particular areas of content creation. So that the finalists do not have an undue advantage, these prizes are awarded to the competitor who scored the highest in any particular field in a single round, or in the event of a tie, to the overall leader in this field.

Next year's competition will begin on 1 January. You are invited to sign up to participate; the WikiCup is open to all Wikipedians, both novices and experienced editors, and we hope to see you all in the 2021 competition. Until then, it only remains to once again congratulate our worthy winners, and thank all participants for their involvement! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. Godot13, Sturmvogel 66, Vanamonde and Cwmhiraeth MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 11:38, 3 November 2020 (UTC)

The Months of African Cinema Contest Continues in November!Edit

Greetings,

Thank you very much for participating in the Months of African Cinema global contest/edit-a-thon, and thank you for your contributions so far.

It is already the middle of the contest and a lot have been achieved already! We have been able to get over 1,500 articles created in over fifteen (15) languages! This would not have been possible without your support and we want to thank you. If you have not yet listed your name as a participant in the contest page please do so.

Please make sure to list the articles you have created or improved in the article achievements' section of the contest page, so that they can be easily tracked. To be able to claim prizes, please also ensure to list your articles on the users by articles page. We would be awarding prizes to different categories of winners:

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An example of Chinese folklore is The Cowherd and the Weaver Girl, a Chinese folk tale. Pictured is a depiction in the tale of the reunion of the couple of The Weaver Girl and the Cowherd on the bridge of magpies. The artwork displayed is in the Long Corridor of the Summer Palace in Beijing.

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Any interest in a conomination?Edit

I have been expanding characters from Psycho-Pass and xxxHolic. Shogo Makishima is the smallest so I wonder if it can reach GA status after its recent copyedit. Kimihiro Watanuki might have potential once it's edited but I thought it would be easier to reach GA if we did a conomination. Feel free to be bold or bring any other comment.Tintor2 (talk) 13:19, 12 November 2020 (UTC)

After expanding the artice and having copyedited, I nominated Kimihiro Watanuki to GA. If possible would you review it? Cheers.Tintor2 (talk) 22:13, 14 November 2020 (UTC)

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An illustration of the Pre-Columbian abacus, the Nepohualtzintzin, one of the many pre-Columbian inventions and innovations of indigenous Americans.

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Talk:Paper Mario: The Origami King/GA1Edit

Sjones23 Aloha. I've finished changing the article and would like your re-review. I left citations tagged for plagiarism in; Captain Galaxy said that when he ran the AI Bot, the sources tagged for plagiarism were direct quotes from the developer, Kensuke Tanabe. Le Panini Talk 11:01, 16 November 2020 (UTC)

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In macroeconomics, an industry is a branch of an economy that produces a closely related set of raw materials, goods, or services. Pictured is a cement factory in Malmö, Sweden, which is a part of the manufacturing industry.

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User:Wikid77Edit

Not sure what you intended there, but restoring a bunch of obsolete templates doesn't seem to have been the optimal choice. Regards, Tarl N. (discuss) 00:28, 24 November 2020 (UTC)

Tarl N.: Hello. I was trying to fix up the banned template to include the AN discussion as per the instructions on the banned template, but I must have hit the wrong revision in the process. My mistake. Thanks for the reminder. Best wishes, Lord Sjones23 (talk - contributions) 00:34, 24 November 2020 (UTC)

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in 2013 Spanish singer Julio Iglesias was celebrated for being the artist in Latin music with the most records sold in history.

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Some traditional foods in Bengali cuisine

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December 2020 Guild of Copy Editors NewsletterEdit

Guild of Copy Editors December 2020 Newsletter
 

Hello and welcome to the December GOCE newsletter, a brief update of Guild activities since September 2020.

                 Current and upcoming events

Election time: our end-of-year Election of Coordinators opened for nominations on 1 December and will close on 15 December at 23:59 (UTC). Voting opens at 00:01 the following day and will continue until 31 December at 23:59, just before Auld Lang Syne. Coordinators normally serve a six-month term and are elected on an approval basis. Self-nominations are welcome. If you've thought of helping out at the Guild, or know of another editor who would make a good coordinator, please consider standing for election or nominating them here.

December Blitz: This will run from 13 to 19 December, and will target all Requests. Sign up now.

Drive and Blitz reports

September Drive: 67 fewer articles had copy-edit templates by this month's close. Of the 27 editors who signed up, 15 copy-edited at least one article, and 124 articles were claimed for the drive.

October Blitz: this ran from 18 to 24 October, and focused on articles tagged for copy-edit in July and August 2020, and all Requests. Of the 13 who signed up, 11 editors copy-edited at least one article. 21 articles were claimed for the blitz.

November Drive: Of the 18 editors who signed up, 15 copy-edited at least one article, and together claimed 134 articles. At the close of the drive, 67 fewer articles were in the backlog and we had dealt with 39 requests.

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Progress report: As of 09:05, 3 December 2020 (UTC), GOCE copyeditors had processed 663 requests (18 from 2019) since 1 January and there were 52 requests awaiting completion on the Requests page. The backlog of articles tagged for copy-editing stood at 494 (see monthly progress graph above).

Annual Report for 2020: this roundup of the year's activity at the Guild is planned for publication in late January or early February.

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Nominations for the 2020 Military history WikiProject Newcomer and Historian of the Year awards now openEdit

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New Page Patrol December NewsletterEdit

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Year in review

It has been a productive year for New Page Patrol as we've roughly cut the size of the New Page Patrol queue in half this year. We have been fortunate to have a lot of great work done by Rosguill who was the reviewer of the most pages and redirects this past year. Thanks and credit go to JTtheOG and Onel5969 who join Rosguill in repeating in the top 10 from last year. Thanks to John B123, Hughesdarren, and Mccapra who all got the NPR permission this year and joined the top 10. Also new to the top ten is DannyS712 bot III, programmed by DannyS712 which has helped to dramatically reduce the number of redirects that have needed human patrolling by patrolling certain types of redirects (e.g. for differences in accents) and by also patrolling editors who are on on the redirect whitelist.

Rank Username Num reviews Log
1 DannyS712 bot III (talk) 67,552 Patrol Page Curation
2 Rosguill (talk) 63,821 Patrol Page Curation
3 John B123 (talk) 21,697 Patrol Page Curation
4 Onel5969 (talk) 19,879 Patrol Page Curation
5 JTtheOG (talk) 12,901 Patrol Page Curation
6 Mcampany (talk) 9,103 Patrol Page Curation
7 DragonflySixtyseven (talk) 6,401 Patrol Page Curation
8 Mccapra (talk) 4,918 Patrol Page Curation
9 Hughesdarren (talk) 4,520 Patrol Page Curation
10 Utopes (talk) 3,958 Patrol Page Curation
Reviewer of the Year

John B123 has been named reviewer of the year for 2020. John has held the permission for just over 6 months and in that time has helped cut into the queue by reviewing more than 18,000 articles. His talk page shows his efforts to communicate with users, upholding NPP's goal of nurturing new users and quality over quantity.

NPP Technical Achievement Award

As a special recognition and thank you DannyS712 has been awarded the first NPP Technical Achievement Award. His work programming the bot has helped us patrol redirects tremendously - more than 60,000 redirects this past year. This has been a large contribution to New Page Patrol and definitely is worthy of recognition.

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This week's article for improvement (week 51, 2020)Edit

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This week's article for improvement (week 52, 2020)Edit

 

Some (hopefully) edible things

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Subaru SumeragiEdit

I recently nominated Subaru Sumeragi to GA following its copyedit. If you had the time, could you give it a look? Cheers and happy holidays.Tintor2 (talk) 16:24, 22 December 2020 (UTC)

Have a Happy Holidays!Edit

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Fish processing is a significant part of the fishing industry. Pictured is frozen Tuna being cut using a band saw in the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo.

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Cooked pork chops

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Pork chop

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The WikiProject Video Games Newsletter, Q4 2020Edit

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Sani Pass in Mokhotlong, Lesotho is an example of a mountain pass.

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