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I began editing on the day I created my account, November 5, 2014, but had previously contributed as an IP. I edit Wikimedia projects as a hobby in my spare time. My editing is varied: I'm not sure how I would sum it up. I patrol recent changes and new pages frequently; I help revert vandalism, but also welcome new users and help copyedit and categorise articles. I frequently use the semi-automated tools HotCat, Twinkle and, as of January 2019, Huggle, to assist with this. I've been a pending changes reviewer for several years and patrol pending changes for similar reasons (I am also a new page reviewer). Additionally, I contribute to discussions by the Wikipedia community, such as Articles for deletion and Redirects for discussion. I have created several hundred articles and have the autopatrolled right as a result: however, I have not always created articles on a regular basis. I also use AutoWikiBrowser sometimes, mostly to help fix typos, especially using the New Pages feed. Although I use several other wikis fairly regularly (see below), I am most active on this site.
In real lifeEdit
- Meetups attended: 5
- Wikipedians[who?] met: Andreasmperu (talk · contribs) Dcfmyers (talk · contribs) Mainly mazza (talk · contribs) Maproom (talk · contribs) Pintoch (talk · contribs) Redrose64 (talk · contribs) RexxS (talk · contribs) Thryduulf (talk · contribs) Victuallers (talk · contribs) Widefox (talk · contribs) Yaris678 (talk · contribs)
- Wikipedians hoping never to meet: Bfpage[awkward] hoping to run into you one day. I am working on an article "Intelligent Gerbils" they are an imaginary alien race supported by a number of refs. I hope to get it to FA very soon. Barbara (WVS)
- Saved articles
- articles I have prevented from being deleted through improvement
- an awards page for tokens of appreciation for my editing, which I greatly appreciate
- a page for experimentation and notes
- CSD and PROD logs
- I previously had these deleted but later asked that they be restored. I disliked having a record of so many pages I had asked to be deleted: however, I restored these for the purpose of keeping an accurate record which would otherwise be much more difficult to track.
Useful Wikipedia pagesEdit
Tools (for more experienced users)Edit
- Additional: Special:CentralAuth/Rubbish computer - My edits to all Wikimedia Foundation projects
Thanks and happy editing. --Rubbish computer (Talk: Contribs)