Hi everybody. I'm Novem Linguae, which is Latin for the number of languages I want to learn. Some of my Wiki interests include AFC, improving leads, and writing user scripts.

If you think about it, the goal of an encyclopedia is to summarize the world's knowledge. What a cool thing to do. Organize the world's knowledge. Document it and share it with people. Help people become smarter. Help people become better intellectuals.

Please leave a message on my talk page if you'd like to discuss something. Happy editing!

Tech I createdEdit

User scriptsEdit

Novem Linguae's user scripts (VTE)
Top 1000
# of users Name Description
58 CiteHighlighter Highlights 1,800 sources green, yellow, or red depending on reliability. Mainly pulls its data from WP:RSP, WP:NPPSG and WikiProject reliable sources lists.
16 VisualEditorEverywhere Displays the Visual Editor "Edit" tab and "Edit" section link on pages that don't normally have them: templates, talk pages, Wikipedia namespace.
13 NPPLinks Adds WP:BEFORE, copyvio check, duplicate article check, and other useful New Page Patrol links to the left menu. I like to mouse wheel click these links, which opens them in new tabs without losing focus on the current tab. Includes a professor h-index search.
11 NotSoFast.js In Special:NewPagesFeed, highlights articles newer than 15 minutes red and newer than 1 hour yellow, to remind you not to patrol them yet. (WP:NPP says to wait at least 15 minutes before patrolling new pages.)
11 DetectSNG.js Scans a list of 1,600 SNG keywords such as "National Football League" and, if found, displays them at the top of the article page, to help with determining SNG eligibility.
10 VoteCounter.js Display keep and delete counts at the top of AFDs and MFDs.
10 WatchlistAFD.js Automatically watchlist the AFD pages of your AFC accepts and NPP curations for 6 months, so you can see when stuff is AFD'd and you can calibrate your reviewing. By default, the patroller is not notified of AFD nominations, so this helps fix that.
10 UserHighlighterSimple Highlights usernames based on permissions and edit count. User data updated daily by NovemBot.
Buggy and unfinished - Use at your own risk
  • DontForgetG12.js - Puts a big orange "Copyvio Check" button at the top of drafts and un-curated pages, so you don't forget to check that right away.
  • DraftCleaner.js - Convert inline external links to references, convert multiple enters to double enters, and other cleanup for AFC drafts.
  • RememberMyFilters.js - If you use Special:NewPagesFeed, and you switch back and forth between NPP and AFC, the NPP screen forgets your filters. This script re-clicks your filters each time.


SQL queriesEdit

Pages I createdEdit


Userspace essaysEdit

Other contributionsEdit

Wiki long-term goalsEdit

  •   Done - New page patrol school
  •   In progress - Become more involved in Wikipedia programming tasks[1]
  •   Not done - Write a good article[2]

My useful linksEdit

Bling cabinetEdit

  The Editor's Barnstar
thank you so much for the edits and notes on the page I worked on! Maganolla (talk) 22:19, 23 February 2021 (UTC)
  The Original Barnstar
thank you Iamwillow (talk) 08:19, 21 April 2021 (UTC)
  The Special Barnstar
This barnstar is for you, who always helped me improve as an editor in Wikipedia. Thank you so much for the help. Please let me know if I can return the favour. YehWolf 🐺 10:16, 21 April 2021 (UTC)
  Thanks for good vandalism patrolling with Huggle. I checked some of your edits and thought they were great. Blue Rasberry (talk) 23:22, 26 April 2021 (UTC)
  Thank you for all the very helpful issues opened on GitHub! Although I may not be able to get to them that quickly, I really appreciate the effort. Please have this pixelated cookie. Enterprisey (talk!) 08:53, 27 April 2021 (UTC)
  The Articles for Creation Barnstar
For constantly reducing the AfC Backlog CommanderWaterford (talk) 13:53, 28 April 2021 (UTC)
A goat for you!

Thanks for your global Visual Editor!

 Qwerfjkl|   21:06, 5 May 2021 (UTC)
  The Original Barnstar
Thanks for creating VisualEditorEverywhere!!! —Tenryuu 🐲 ( 💬 • 📝 ) 20:34, 7 June 2021 (UTC)
  Thank you for helping with the query for the AfC backlog drive leaderboard, and for helping to keep it updated! Enterprisey (talk!) 07:56, 28 July 2021 (UTC)
  The Articles for Creation Barnstar
Congratulations! You have earned The Articles for Creation Barnstar for reviewing an outstanding 225 drafts during the WikiProject Articles for creation July 2021 Backlog Drive. Thank you for your work to improve Wikipedia!
On behalf of WikiProject Articles for Creation, Enterprisey (talk!) 00:17, 5 September 2021 (UTC)
  The Technical Barnstar
For putting together User:Novem Linguae/Scripts/CiteHighlighter.js, which is immensely useful. Elli (talk | contribs) 05:17, 18 September 2021 (UTC)


  1. ^ MediaWiki, Phabricator, GitHub pull requests, WP:QUERY, ToolForge, Templates, Modules/Lua, edit filters, WP:US/R, advanced user scripts, add features to and refactor my current user scripts, bots
  2. ^ I have one in mind. It's a a start-class article with tons of books available on the topic. I just need the time.