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List of Confederate monuments and memorialsEdit

I'm not sure why you changed the images sizes here at List of Confederate monuments and memorials. The article already doesn't have enough room for its images. Why make them bigger? Thanks. Magnolia677 (talk) 00:13, 2 August 2018 (UTC)

@Magnolia677: I think the list looks much, much better now with consistent image sizing, but I don't own the page so edit away! :) ---Another Believer (Talk) 01:34, 2 August 2018 (UTC)
I made the tall images upright to save space. The article is very image heavy, but the topic lends itself to this. I may resize some of the images. Cheers! Magnolia677 (talk) 13:13, 2 August 2018 (UTC)
@Magnolia677: I think the list needs a lot of work overall. There are many, many unsourced entries, and I think some tables would be helpful for organizing content and housing images. I am letting other editors worry about how content is displayed. Thanks for the note! ---Another Believer (Talk) 15:08, 2 August 2018 (UTC)

Concern regarding Draft:Blackberry CastleEdit

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Nomination of Verne Harnish for deletionEdit

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Administrators' newsletter – August 2018Edit

News and updates for administrators from the past month (July 2018).

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  • After a discussion at Meta, a new user group called "interface administrators" (formerly "technical administrator") has been created. Come the end of August, interface admins will be the only users able to edit site-wide JavaScript and CSS pages like MediaWiki:Common.js and MediaWiki:Common.css, or edit other user's personal JavaScript and CSS. The intention is to improve security and privacy by reducing the number of accounts which could be used to compromise the site or another user's account through malicious code. The new user group can be assigned and revoked by bureaucrats. Discussion is ongoing to establish details for implementing the group on the English Wikipedia.
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This week's article for improvement (week 32, 2018)Edit

 

A selection of MDMA pills, which are sometimes used as a club drug.

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Category:Vandalized works of art in Washington (state) has been nominated for discussionEdit

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Nomination of Nei Lak Shan Angle Station for deletionEdit

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This Month in GLAM: July 2018Edit





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This week's article for improvement (week 33, 2018)Edit

 

Anna Anka is a Swedish-American model, actress and author.

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Nomination of South Portland Historic District for deletionEdit

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A discussion is taking place as to whether the article South Portland Historic District is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.

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*sigh*, what a waste of editors' time. ---Another Believer (Talk) 15:53, 13 August 2018 (UTC)

Capitol rotundaEdit

Good day. I've added the rotunda link to the statuary hall template, and wondering if you would like to change the links in the rotunda page about the statues to the works themselves and not the presidents they represent. The statues seem to be the subject of the section and not the namesakes. Randy Kryn (talk) 14:45, 14 August 2018 (UTC)

Done. Linked and italiced the six, more might be hanging out in the section. Randy Kryn (talk) 19:56, 14 August 2018 (UTC)

Jal FazerEdit

Don't think for one moment you're going to accomplish anything by undoing my edit to her page. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 194.81.49.250 (talk) 15:13, 15 August 2018 (UTC)

Mention of an aborted child does not belong in the infobox's family parameter. ---Another Believer (Talk) 15:17, 15 August 2018 (UTC)

August GOCE newsletterEdit

Guild of Copy Editors August 2018 Newsletter
 

Hello and welcome to the August 2018 GOCE newsletter. Thanks to everyone who participated in the Guild's June election; your new and returning coordinators are listed below. The next election will occur in December 2018; all Wikipedia editors in good standing may take part.

Our June blitz focused on Requests and articles tagged for copy edit in October 2017. Of the eleven people who signed up, eight editors recorded a total of 28 copy edits, including 3 articles of more than 10,000 words. Complete results, including barnstars awarded, are available here.

Thanks to everyone who participated in the July drive. Of the seventeen people who signed up, thirteen editors completed 194 copy edits, successfully removing all articles tagged in the last three months of 2017. Final results, including barnstars awarded, are here.

The August blitz will run for one week, from 19 to 25 August. Sign up now!

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This week's article for improvement (week 34, 2018)Edit

 

Guacamole is an avocado-based dip, spread, or salad first developed by the Aztecs in what is now Mexico.

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MAX Blue LineEdit

Not sure how to get started on peer review as the pages I've been looking at seem to have low traffic. Do you think we can get the ball rolling on a few folks peer reviewing the MAX Blue Line article? And then possibly push it towards GA nomination? --Truflip99 (talk) 02:54, 21 August 2018 (UTC)

@SJ Morg and SounderBruce: You two come to mind re: transportation content in the Pacific Northwest. Are either of you willing to take a look at the MAX Blue Line article? ---Another Believer (Talk) 13:58, 21 August 2018 (UTC)
@Truflip99: I've pinged two editors above, and I'm also nominating the article for a copy edit by the Guild of Copy Editors. You might consider posting a request for feedback at WP Trains and/or WP Oregon, and then nominate for Good article status as soon as you're comfortable. ---Another Believer (Talk) 14:23, 21 August 2018 (UTC)

Books & Bytes – Issue 29Edit

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September 2018 at Women in RedEdit

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This week's article for improvement (week 35, 2018)Edit

 

"The noblest motive is the public good." Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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The Signpost: 30 August 2018Edit

WikiProject X Newsletter • Issue 12Edit

Newsletter • August 2018

This month: WikiProject X: The resumption

Work has resumed on WikiProject X and CollaborationKit, backed by a successfully funded Project Grant. For more information on the current status and planned work, please see this month's issue of the newsletter!

-— Isarra 22:24, 30 August 2018 (UTC)

Invitation to participate in studyEdit

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I am E. Whittaker, I am working with Wikimedia’s Scoring Team to create a labeled dataset, and potentially a tool, to help editors deal with incivility when they encounter it on talk pages. A full write-up of the study can be found here: m:Research:Civil_Behavior_Interviews. We are currently recruiting editors to be interviewed about their experiences with incivility on talk pages. Would you be interested in being interviewed? I am contacting you because of your involvement in Wikipedia’s Women in Red project. The interviews should take ~1 hour, and will be conducted over BlueJeans (which does allow interviews to be recorded). If, so, please email me at ewhit@umich.edu in order to schedule an interview.

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WikiCup 2018 September newsletterEdit

The fourth round of the 2018 WikiCup has now come to an end. The eight users who made it to the final round had to score a minimum of 422 points to qualify, with the top score in the round being 4869 points. The leaders in round 4 were:

  •   Courcelles scored a magnificent 4869 points, with 92 good articles on Olympics-related themes. Courcelles' bonus points alone exceeded the total score of any of the other contestants!
  •   Kees08 was second with 1155 points, including a high-scoring featured article for Neil Armstrong, two good topics and some Olympics-related good articles.
  •   Cas Liber, with 1066 points, was in third place this round, with two featured articles and a good article, all on natural history topics.
  • Other contestants who qualified for the final round were   Nova Crystallis,   Iazyges,   SounderBruce,   Kosack and   Ceranthor.

During round four, 6 featured articles and 164 good articles were promoted by WikiCup contestants, 13 articles were included in good topics and 143 good article reviews were performed. There were also 10 "in the news" contributions on the main page and 53 "did you knows". 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.

Remember that any content promoted after the end of round 4 but before the start of round 5 can be claimed in round 5. Remember too that you must claim your points within 10 days of "earning" them. If you are concerned that your nomination will not receive the necessary reviews, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews. It would be helpful if this list could be cleared of any items no longer relevant. If you want to help out with the WikiCup, please do your bit to keep down the review backlogs! Questions are welcome on Wikipedia talk:WikiCup, and the judges are reachable on their talk pages or by email. Good luck, and let the best editor win! 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) 18:30, 1 September 2018 (UTC)

Administrators' newsletter – September 2018Edit

News and updates for administrators from the past month (August 2018).

  Administrator changes

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  Interface administrator changes

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  • Following a "stop-gap" discussion, six users have temporarily been made interface administrators while discussion is ongoing for a more permanent process for assigning the permission. Interface administrators are now the only editors allowed to edit sitewide CSS and JavaScript pages, as well as CSS/JS pages in another user's userspace. Previously, all administrators had this ability. The right can be granted and revoked by bureaucrats.

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  • Because of a data centre test you will be able to read but not edit the wikis for up to an hour on 12 September and 10 October. This will start at 14:00 (UTC). You might lose edits if you try to save during this time. The time when you can't edit might be shorter than an hour.
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  • The Arbitration Committee has resolved to perform a round of Checkuser and Oversight appointments. The usernames of all applicants will be shared with the Functionaries team, and they will be requested to assist in the vetting process. The deadline to submit an application is 23:59 UTC, 12 September, and the candidates that move forward will be published on-wiki for community comments on 18 September.

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This week's article for improvement (week 36, 2018)Edit

 

Jahangir (31 August 1569 – 28 October 1627) was the fourth Mughal Emperor, who ruled the Mughal Empire from 1605 until his death in 1627. Pictured is a 17th century painting of Jahangir hunting with a falcon.

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Featured article nomination of "San Junipero"Edit

Since you're familiar with the FA process and have worked on Black Mirror articles before, I thought you might be interested in reviewing my FA nomination of "San Junipero", which can be found here. If you're not interested or don't have time, don't worry – I won't be offended if you ignore or delete this message. Bilorv(c)(talk) 21:53, 3 September 2018 (UTC)

@Bilorv: Thanks for the message. I do not complete GA or FA reviews, but hopefully someone else will do so soon. ---Another Believer (Talk) 22:59, 3 September 2018 (UTC)

MAX Blue LineEdit

@Baffle gab1978: Thank you! ---Another Believer (Talk) 13:46, 11 September 2018 (UTC)

This Month in GLAM: August 2018Edit





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This week's article for improvement (week 37, 2018)Edit

 

The People's Republic of Angola covers the period of Angolan history as a self-declared socialist state established in 1975 to the time it was dismantled in 1992.

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Proposed deletion of 2020 Summer Olympics closing ceremonyEdit

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Hello, Another Believer. I wanted to let you know that I’m proposing an article that you started, 2020 Summer Olympics closing ceremony, for deletion because I don't think it meets our criteria for inclusion. If you don't want the article deleted:

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  2. remove the text that looks like this: {{proposed deletion/dated...}}
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Also, be sure to explain why you think the article should be kept in your edit summary or on the article's talk page. If you don't do so, it may be deleted later anyway.

You can leave a note on my talk page if you have questions.

signed, Rosguilltalk 23:42, 12 September 2018 (UTC)

@Rosguill: There's no reason to delete the page, but I went ahead and redirected to the parent article. ---Another Believer (Talk) 23:51, 12 September 2018 (UTC)

National Statuary HallEdit

I haven’t finished with categories on the people (as opposed to the art works). Turns out to be a bigger task than I thought. Give me a few days. deisenbe (talk) 11:09, 16 September 2018 (UTC)

@Deisenbe: Sounds good. I have to admit, I'm not sure these newly-created NSH-related categories will be kept long term but I suppose there's no harm in trying. ---Another Believer (Talk) 19:11, 16 September 2018 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 38, 2018)Edit

 

Musicians at a pub session, an event that involves playing music and/or singing in the relaxed social setting of a local pub, in which the music-making is intermingled with the consumption of ale, stout, and beer and conversation.

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CoinsEdit

It's just easier to do the part from books first for a few issues and then do the online parts later.--Wehwalt (talk) 21:03, 17 September 2018 (UTC)

@Wehwalt: Do whatever works for you! I just enjoy helping out where I think I can, and reading your work. ---Another Believer (Talk) 21:41, 17 September 2018 (UTC)
Thank you for doing that and saying that.--Wehwalt (talk) 21:59, 17 September 2018 (UTC)

DYK for I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump AdministrationEdit

 On 20 September 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that The New York Times published the anonymous essay "I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration" despite its history of publishing few such essays? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Alex Shih (talk) 00:02, 20 September 2018 (UTC)

Public art/FOP/copyrightEdit

I see you noticed Straight Shot. What's your take on copyright for this? I'm not sure whether a row of stones qualifies but maybe it does?? ☆ Bri (talk) 15:32, 20 September 2018 (UTC)

@Bri: Honestly? I don't worry too much about copyright. If images at Wikimedia Commons are nominated for deletion, then I try to save the file then upload under fair use here at English Wikipedia. I've had images of contemporary artworks deleted, and I've also had them kept for lack of copyright evidence or because the artwork is not the primary focus of the image. In other words, there's gray area, so I just plug away and then see what happens. ---Another Believer (Talk) 15:35, 20 September 2018 (UTC)

Statue notabilityEdit

Do you think the Rachel Carson statue in Woods Hole, Massachusetts would meet notability requirements? [1] If so, I have a picture I can upload. Thsmi002 (talk) 15:45, 20 September 2018 (UTC)

@Thsmi002: I did not complete a thorough assessment, but based on a quick Google search, I'd say a stub would be appropriate for future expansion (source, source, source, etc). I say be bold! :) ---Another Believer (Talk) 15:55, 20 September 2018 (UTC)
Done! Rachel Carson (sculpture) And someone had already uploaded an image, plus NOAA has several that I may add later. Thanks for your thoughts. Thsmi002 (talk) 18:38, 20 September 2018 (UTC)
@Thsmi002: Wonderful! Looks great, and thanks for creating a new article. ---Another Believer (Talk) 19:01, 20 September 2018 (UTC)

Reverting Redirects of Family Guy episodesEdit

Hello, I am curious what was the reasoning of you reverting Chris Has Got a Date, Date, Date, Date, Date and Inside Family Guy back to full articles from redirects. Both of them had gone through the AFD process, and in both cases, the clear consensus was for Redirects (as seen at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Chris Has Got a Date, Date, Date, Date, Date and Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Inside Family Guy. Both articles, after the close of the AFD had a problem with IPs ignoring the result and repeatedly restoring the articles, despite the efforts of other editors to restore them to redirects. As neither article had any significant changes to them made, and I saw nothing in either of their talk pages discussing that they should be restored as full articles, I assumed I was following proper procedure by restoring the redirects that were decided on at the AFDs. Was I missing something in the process that should have prevented me from doing so?

Thanks!169.232.162.112 (talk) 16:56, 20 September 2018 (UTC)

Thank youEdit

Thank you for creating a redirect at Wasted: Tales of a Gen-X Drunk.

I've created a new article.

I hope it's okay with you that I pointed that redirect to the new article, at Wasted: Tales of a GenX Drunk.

Let me know what you think, about the new article, Wasted: Tales of a GenX Drunk ?

Thank you,

Sagecandor (talk) 21:55, 21 September 2018 (UTC)

@Sagecandor: Thanks for the heads up, and for creating a new article! ---Another Believer (Talk) 22:13, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
You're welcome! Do you think Wasted: Tales of a GenX Drunk, will remain on Wikipedia ? Sagecandor (talk) 22:14, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
@Sagecandor: Given there are 50+ inline citations, I'd assume so. ---Another Believer (Talk) 22:14, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
Okay, thank you for your analysis, I hope you are correct ! Sagecandor (talk) 22:18, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
@Sagecandor: Me, too! Also, I hope you continue creating new book articles and revisiting the Trump ones you worked on before. Keep up the great work! ---Another Believer (Talk) 22:19, 21 September 2018 (UTC)
Thank you, I really appreciate your encouragement, it's a breath of fresh air ! Wikipedia needs more editors like yourself that comport themselves with civility and kindness ! Sagecandor (talk) 22:21, 21 September 2018 (UTC)

Removing speedy deletion tagsEdit

Regardless of whether it no longer applies or not, you do remember/realise you're not supposed to remove speedy deletion tags from pages or articles you created, right? WP:CSD: "The creator of a page may not remove a speedy deletion tag from it." Ss112 03:08, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

Sure, just trying not to waste editor time since the tag no longer applied. ---Another Believer (Talk) 15:48, 23 September 2018 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 39, 2018)Edit

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St. Louis cuisine

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Dilly Dilly listed at Redirects for discussionEdit

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An editor has asked for a discussion to address the redirect Dilly Dilly. Since you had some involvement with the Dilly Dilly redirect, you might want to participate in the redirect discussion if you have not already done so. power~enwiki (π, ν) 00:23, 27 September 2018 (UTC)

@Power~enwiki: Thanks for the heads up. I said at Wikipedia:Redirects for discussion/Log/2018 September 27 there might actually be reason to convert the redirect page into a stub about the marketing campaign. ---Another Believer (Talk) 00:36, 27 September 2018 (UTC)
@Power~enwiki: Thanks. More work needed, but at least there's a stub for future expansion. ---Another Believer (Talk) 00:44, 27 September 2018 (UTC)

October 2018 at Women in RedEdit

Please join us... We have four new topics for Women in Red's worldwide online editathons in October!



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Proposed deletion of Staten Island Ferry Disaster Memorial MuseumEdit

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This week's article for improvement (week 40, 2018)Edit

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History of American football positions

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The Signpost: 1 October 2018Edit

Dilly Dilly articleEdit

I've gone ahead and added the references to the list of ads. It will be helpful given that the web ads are only supported there. Thanks for tagging on that. AngusWOOF (barksniff) 18:21, 1 October 2018 (UTC)

@AngusWOOF: Thanks for the note, and for your work on the article. ---Another Believer (Talk) 18:22, 1 October 2018 (UTC)

Jack Kerouac AlleyEdit

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Hi. I have reverted an edit of yours on this article, and would like to remind you about WP:BRD. When your Bold edit has been Reverted by another editor, the recommended next step, if you continue to think the edit is necessary, is to Discuss the dispute on the article talk page with other editors, but not to re-revert it, which is the first step to edit warring, a disruptive activity which is not allowed. Discussion on the talk page is the only way we have of reaching consensus, which is central to resolving editing disputes in an amicable and collegial manner, which is why communicating your concerns to your fellow editors is essential. While the discussion is going on, the article generally should remain in the status quo ante until the consensus as to what to do is reached.

Your restoration of your edits without discussion has been reverted. I am awaiting your explanation for the changes you wish to make on the talk page, and will respond to you there. Beyond My Ken (talk) 02:41, 2 October 2018 (UTC)

Great, thanks! ---Another Believer (Talk) 14:41, 2 October 2018 (UTC)

Stanford artEdit

I note you seem to be adding a lot of stubs for public art at Stanford University. Given there are dozens of pieces and you don't have pictures for most, I suggest a list type article (e.g., Public art at Stanford University). Leaving individual articles only for the most important. --Erp (talk) 06:34, 4 October 2018 (UTC)

@Erp: I'm not opposed to a list, but I visited the campus recently and have photographs to upload for many of the stubs I've created. I hope to flesh some of the stubs out more, but first I'm just trying to get the ball rolling. ---Another Believer (Talk) 14:08, 4 October 2018 (UTC)

Administrators' newsletter – October 2018Edit

News and updates for administrators from the past month (September 2018).

  Administrator changes

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  Interface administrator changes

  Cyberpower678Deryck ChanOshwahPharosRagesossRitchie333

  Oversight changes

  Guerillero NativeForeigner SnowolfXeno

  Guideline and policy news

  Technical news

  • Partial blocks should be available for testing in October on the Test Wikipedia and the Beta-Cluster. This new feature allows admins to block users from editing specific pages and in the near-future, namespaces and uploading files. You can expect more updates and an invitation to help with testing once it is available.
  • The Foundations' Anti-Harassment Tools team is currently looking for input on how to measure the effectiveness of blocks. This is in particular related to how they will measure the success of the aforementioned partial blocks.
  • Because of a data centre test, you will be able to read but not edit the Wikimedia projects for up to an hour on 10 October. This will start at 14:00 (UTC). You might lose edits if you try to save during this time.

  Arbitration

  • The Arbitration Committee has, by motion, amended the procedure on functionary inactivity.
  • The community consultation for 2018 CheckUser and Oversight appointments has concluded. Appointments will be made by October 11.
  • Following a request for comment, the size of the Arbitration Committee will be decreased to 13 arbitrators, starting in 2019. Additionally, the minimum support percentage required to be appointed to a two-year term on ArbCom has been increased to 60%. ArbCom candidates who receive between 50% and 60% support will be appointed to one-year terms instead.
  • Nominations for the 2018 Arbitration Committee Electoral Commission are being accepted until 12 October. These are the editors who help run the ArbCom election smoothly. If you are interested in volunteering for this role, please consider nominating yourself.

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Thank youEdit

...for your thank you. I look forward to improving content in the Visual arts project. You made me feel welcome. Best Regards, Barbara   23:02, 6 October 2018 (UTC)

You're so welcome! ---Another Believer (Talk) 02:25, 7 October 2018 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 41, 2018)Edit

 

An herb garden. Herbs are plants with savory or aromatic properties that are used for flavoring and garnishing food, in medicine, or as fragrances.

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Herb

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Louis Agassiz (sculpture)Edit

I don't understand this article. Title and content are out of sync, and we don't usually have articles on individual artworks. They might be slightly notable as a pair as the source discusses; but a better title would be needed, and probably more sources. Dicklyon (talk) 03:42, 8 October 2018 (UTC)

I corrected the name of the subject in the lead (forgot to update during my copy and paste). There are numerous Wikipedia articles about individual artworks -- I've created hundreds myself. ---Another Believer (Talk) 03:59, 8 October 2018 (UTC)
OK, possibly sculptures such as these are notable. But the refs you put in support of the lead do not refer to the sculptures as being named that way; they say "sculptures of Louis Agassiz and ..." and such. Are there sources that treat the sculpture as being itself named "Louis Agassiz"? If not, why not title the article "Louis Agassiz sculpture" or something like that? Dicklyon (talk) 01:46, 9 October 2018 (UTC)
@Dicklyon: I'm not opposed to other titles. In terms of consistency, I've noticed many US sculpture articles are called "subject (sculpture)" or "subject (artist's last name)", while UK sculpture articles are more along the lines of "Statue of subject". Often there are inscriptions on the sculpture (or base or plaque) of the subject's name, so these are accepted as artwork names. ---Another Believer (Talk) 01:59, 9 October 2018 (UTC)
Seems odd. Shall we ask at WT:AT? Dicklyon (talk) 04:31, 9 October 2018 (UTC)
@Dicklyon: Go for it! ---Another Believer (Talk) 04:45, 9 October 2018 (UTC)
@Dicklyon: Thanks for staring a discussion. I have no idea what the solutions are, if any, but I'm glad PamD has at least shared observations similar to what I've described. ---Another Believer (Talk) 15:35, 9 October 2018 (UTC)

March for our Lives—Town Hall for LivesEdit

I was reading the March for Our Lives article this morning and wondered who wrote it. Great article! The student organizers led the "Town Hall for our Lives" summer tour and are continuing to tour this fall. I know one of the co-founders of the Town Hall Project, so I wouldn't be able to contribute to a new article or expand March for our Lives. I hope someone continues to write about these courageous young activists.

@MauraWen: Thanks! I worked on March for Our Lives Portland the most (which I also attended). I'm curious to see how this movement evolves. Also, I wouldn't let your COI prevent you from making constructive contributions to Wikipedia. Just disclose your connection and edit as neutrally as possible, seeking feedback from other editors where appropriate. ---Another Believer (Talk) 14:06, 12 October 2018 (UTC)
@Another Believer: Thanks! That's helpful. I have been reading (and enjoying) your articles. I am starting to contribute to the Wikipedia:The 50,000 Challenge and I always read the articles previous to my own. You must be from Portland, with all your Portland contributions. It's my son, Nathan, who is a co-founder of the Town Hall Project and works with the March for our Lives organizers. He lives in Portland, so I visit Portland as often as I can, although Nathan has been on the road quite a bit with the March for our Lives group. MauraWen (talk) 14:28, 12 October 2018 (UTC)
@MauraWen: Wonderful! Yes, I've lived in Portland for nearly 10 years now. It's a wonderful city! :) ---Another Believer (Talk) 14:30, 12 October 2018 (UTC)

Location map for Lewis & Clark CollegeEdit

Doubtless this is on your watchlist, but I've added a location map for Lewis & Clark College - https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia%3AWikiProject_Oregon%2FGraphics&type=revision&diff=863780128&oldid=830299971 - which I hope works (bit rusty on the whole process). If you're still interested in these things, let me know if there are other areas for which maps would be handy.

Meanwhile this - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lewis_%26_Clark_College,_2017_-_47.jpg - is one of yours ... might you fancy using Acme Mapper to identify the coords - crosshair over the location, coords reported in the bottom right box - https://mapper.acme.com/?ll=45.45091,-122.66960&z=19 --Tagishsimon (talk) 00:18, 13 October 2018 (UTC)

@Tagishsimon: Wonderful!, thank you for the L&C map. Since you asked, and if you're willing, I'd love maps for the downtown cores of Eugene and Salem. The exiting maps of Eugene and Salem are super helpful, but some infoboxes could benefit from more specific maps of small areas. I will try to remember where I photographed the aforementioned statue. ---Another Believer (Talk) 01:00, 13 October 2018 (UTC)
I'm sorry to say, I'm struggling to identify an exact location looking at maps. I will ping if I find the spot. In the meantime, thanks for adding coordinates to other Oregon articles recently. ---Another Believer (Talk) 01:03, 13 October 2018 (UTC)
Not a problem. I'll see if I can find York: Terra Incognita. Happy to do Eugene & Salem downtowns, but give me some pointers, e.g. by way of road names, for the top & bottom, and the east & west of the desired boxes. No rush. thx --Tagishsimon (talk) 01:08, 13 October 2018 (UTC)
also, York found - to the right in this image - https://www.google.com/maps/@45.4511532,-122.669716,3a,75y,151.53h,102.05t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sEvIq2xZsB116K8At-4kV0Q!2e0!7i13312!8i6656?hl=en - & so no longer incogneto. -Tagishsimon (talk) 01:16, 13 October 2018 (UTC)
@Tagishsimon: Great detective work! Thank you. ---Another Believer (Talk) 01:17, 13 October 2018 (UTC)

This Month in GLAM: September 2018Edit





Headlines
  • Albania report: Collections of Museums in Albania
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  • Australia report: WikiTour AU
  • Brazil report: Developing tGLAM: a landing-page generator for GLAM initiatives
  • France report: European Heritage Days; Linked data for archaeology; Paris: Edit-a-thon at Mobilier National
  • Germany report: History of Women and Democracy, Wikipedia-Culture-Ambassadors and two GLAM-on-Tour-stations in just four weeks
  • Macedonia report: Wiki camps in Macedonia
  • Malaysia report: Wikipedia for Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museum
  • Mexico report: Open GLAM Mexico 2018
  • Netherlands report: >20,000 press photographs 1940-1990 uploaded, GLAM Wiki Meeting, Aerial Photographs, GLAM-Wiki Manual & Wikipedia Course for Historical Societies
  • Norway report: Women in Red; Researhers Days 2018; The 2019 edition of #wikinobel
  • Poland report: Archival photographs and literary knowledge enrich Polish Wikipedia
  • Serbia report: Impact of GLAM seminars: Decentralization of GLAM activities
  • Sweden report: Wikidata P3595 Biografiskt lexikon för Finland; Student Project at the Nordic Museum; Learning about sources on Swedish Wikipedia
  • UK report: Botanical illustrations and Wiki Loves Monuments in Scotland
  • USA report: Back to school
  • Wikipedia Library report: Books & Bytes–Issue 30, August–September 2018
  • Wikidata report: Wikidata Tour Down Under
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Nomination of Bless your heart for deletionEdit

 

A discussion is taking place as to whether the article Bless your heart is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.

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Users may edit the article during the discussion, including to improve the article to address concerns raised in the discussion. However, do not remove the article-for-deletion notice from the top of the article. wumbolo ^^^ 20:44, 13 October 2018 (UTC)

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This week's article for improvement (week 42, 2018)Edit

 

Long Island Iced Tea is a cocktail made with vodka, tequila, light rum, triple sec, gin, and a splash of cola.

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Cocktail

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