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Please use clearer languageEdit

You wrote in an edit summary that you had added a link to somebody's wiki, to an article. In fact, you had wikilinked a person's name (and quite appropriately). If they have a wiki, linking to it would have been inappropriate (see WP:EL). What you linked to was not their wiki, but rather an article in Wikipedia about them. The distinction is important, as some people think an article about somebody, belongs to that somebody. Hope this helps! --Orange Mike | Talk 23:57, 11 March 2017 (UTC)

Thanks!, I'm relatively new to this. Can I edit the edit summary? Ben the Bos (talk) 00:00, 12 March 2017 (UTC)

SF barnstar for Brooke Bolander articleEdit

  The Science Fiction Barnstar
Thank you for creating the article on Brooke Bolander. The article was needed and you started it off with good references and info. Much appreciated. SouthernNights (talk) 00:23, 12 March 2017 (UTC)

Women in Red's April+Further with Art+Feminism 2018Edit

Please join us as Women in Red and Art+Feminism continue our collaboration in April 2018. Continue the work you've done in March and pledge to help close the gender gap in April! All you need to do is sign up on the Meet-Up page below and list any articles you create in the month of April.

April+Further with Art+Feminism

To subscribe: Women in Red/English language mailing list or Women in Red/international list. To unsubscribe: Women in Red/Opt-out list. Follow us on Twitter: @wikiwomeninred

Invitation to join Women in RedEdit

Thank you for creating several articles on women and their works over the past few weeks. We have become aware of your contributions thanks to research undertaken by Bobo.03 at the University of Minnesota.
We think you might be interested in becoming a member of our WikiProject Women in Red where we are actively trying to reduce Wikipedia's content gender gap.
You can join by using the box at the top of the WiR page. But if you would like to receive news of our activities without becoming a member, you can simply add your name to our mailing list. In any case, thank you for actively contributing to the coverage of women (currently, 17.55% of English Wikipedia's biographies).

Our priorities for April:

April+Further with Art+Feminism Archaeology Military history (contest) Geofocus: Indian subcontinent

Continuing: #1day1woman Global Initiative

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--Ipigott (talk) 08:54, 20 April 2018 (UTC)

May 2018 Minnesota User Group MeetingEdit

  In the area? You're invited to the
   May 2018 Minnesota User Group Meeting
  Date: Sunday, May 20, 2018
  Time: 4 – 6 p.m.
dinner afterward on Eat Street (Nicollet Avenue)
  Place: Minneapolis Institute of Art
2400 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis
Target Wing: Art Research and Reference Library Reading Room 44°57'30"N 93°16'30"W

Account creator changeEdit

Hi, I'm just letting you know that I have removed the account creator permission from your account. The English Wikipedia has recently created a new user group, event coordinator, and editors who need to create accounts for outreach events are being migrated to it from the account creator permission. If you need the permission to create accounts in the future for an event, you can request it at Wikipedia:Requests for permissions/Event coordinator a few days before the event is slated to begin. TonyBallioni (talk) 18:38, 22 May 2018 (UTC)

Event coordinator grantedEdit

After reviewing your request for the "eventcoordinator" permission, I have enabled the flag on your account. Keep in mind these things:

  • The event coordinator right removes the limit on the maximum number of new accounts that can be created in a 24-hour period.
  • The event coordinator right allows you to temporarily add the "confirmed" permission to newly created accounts. You should not grant this for more than 10 days.
  • The event coordinator right is not a status symbol. If it remains unused, it is likely to be removed. Abuse of the event coordinator right will result in its removal by an administrator.
  • Please note, if you were previously a member of the "account creator" group, your flag may have been converted to this new group.

If you no longer require the right, let me know, or ask any other administrator. Drop a note on my talk page if you run into troubles or have any questions about appropriate/inappropriate use of the event coordinator right. Happy editing! — xaosflux Talk 00:39, 25 May 2018 (UTC)

You are invited. Join us on Saturday, June 30 at the Minneapolis Central LibraryEdit

Wiki Loves Pride 2018 at the Minneapolis Central Library
Hello Ben the Bos!
Join us for a communal updating of Wikipedia entries: the Wiki Loves Pride 2018 edit-a-thon at the Minneapolis Central Library Saturday, June 30 from 12 to 4 pm. We will be providing reference materials, training for new editors, and refreshments. paul2520 (talk) 01:51, 30 May 2018 (UTC)

You are invited! Join us on Saturday, July 28 at the Quatrefoil LibraryEdit

Wiki Loves Pride 2018 at the Quatrefoil Library
Hello Ben the Bos!
Join us for a communal updating of Wikipedia entries: the Wiki Loves Pride 2018 edit-a-thon at the Quatrefoil Library on Saturday, July 28 from 12 to 4 pm. We will be providing reference materials (including access to the EBSCO LGBT Life database), training for new editors, and refreshments. Check it out! = paul2520 (talk) 00:23, 3 July 2018 (UTC)

August and New Achievements at Women in RedEdit

Meetups #87, #88, #89, #90Edit

An exciting new month for Women in Red!

August 2018 worldwide online editathons:
New: Indigenous women Women of marginalized populations Women writers Geofocus: Bottom 10
Continuing: #1day1woman Global Initiative
Notable women, broadly-construed!

For the first time, this month we are trying out our Monthly achievement initiative

  • All creators of new biographies can keep track of their progress and earn virtual awards.
  • It can be used in conjunction with the above editathons or for any women's biography created in August.
  • Try it out when you create your first biography of the month.

Latest headlines, news, and views on the Women in Red talkpage (Join the conversation!):

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--Megalibrarygirl (talk) 17:33, 19 July 2018 (UTC) via MassMessaging

Wikipedia Day 2019Edit

There's discussion at Wikipedia talk:Meetup/Minnesota of a celebration in the Twin Cities on January 19. It would be great if that fits your schedule. Jonathunder (talk) 00:35, 12 December 2018 (UTC)

Mia Art+Feminism edit-a-thonEdit

Mia Art+Feminism Edit-a-Thon

Hello Ben the Bos. You are invited to attend an Art+Feminism edit-a-thon at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) on Saturday, March 9, 2019 from noon to 4pm. Art+Feminism is an international campaign where people come together to improve coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia. During the edit-a-thon we will be updating and creating Wikipedia articles on subjects related to gender, art, and feminism, with a focus on artists represented in Mia's collection

Women in Red April EventsEdit

April 2019, Volume 5, Issue 4, Numbers 107, 108, 114, 115, 116, 117

Hello and welcome to the April events of Women in Red!

Please join us for these virtual events:

Other ways you can participate:

Subscription options: Opt-in (EN-WP) / Opt-in (international) / Unsubscribe

--Megalibrarygirl (talk) 20:33, 22 March 2019 (UTC) via MassMessaging

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