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WikiCup 2019 March newsletterEdit

And so ends the first round of the competition. Everyone with a positive score moves on to Round 2. With 56 contestants qualifying, each group in Round 2 contains seven contestants, with the two leaders from each group due to qualify for Round 3 as well as the top sixteen remaining contestants.

Our top scorers in Round 1 were:

  •   L293D, a WikiCup newcomer, led the field with ten good articles on submarines for a total of 357 points.
  •   Adam Cuerden, a WikiCup veteran, came next with 274 points, mostly from eight featured pictures, restorations of artwork.
  •   MPJ-DK, a wrestling enthusiast, was in third place with 263 points, garnered from a featured list, five good articles, two DYKs and four GARs.
  •   Usernameunique came next at 243, with a featured article and a good article, both on ancient helmets.
  •   Squeamish Ossifrage was in joint fifth place with 224 points, mostly garnered from bringing the 1937 Fox vault fire to featured article status.
  •   Ed! was also on 224, with an amazing number of good article reviews (56 actually).

These contestants, like all the others, now have to start scoring points again from scratch. Between them, contestants completed reviews on 143 good articles, one hundred more than the number of good articles they claimed for, thus making a substantial dent in the review backlog. Well done all!

Remember that any content promoted after the end of Round 1 but before the start of Round 2 can be claimed in Round 2. Invitations for collaborative writing efforts or any other discussion of potentially interesting work is always welcome on the WikiCup talk page. Remember, if two or more WikiCup competitors have done significant work on an article, all can claim points. If you are concerned that your nomination—whether it is at good article candidates, a featured process, or anywhere else—will not receive the necessary reviews, please list it on Wikipedia:WikiCup/Reviews.

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! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. Godot13 (talk), Sturmvogel 66 (talk), Vanamonde (talk) and Cwmhiraeth (talk).

This week's article for improvement (week 33, 2019)Edit

Hello, Eddie891.

The following is WikiProject Today's articles for improvement's weekly selection:

Great Spirit

Please be bold and help to improve this article!


Previous selections: Organ (anatomy) • Butter churning in Nepal


Get involved with the TAFI project. You can: Nominate an article • Review nominations


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Tech News: 2019-33Edit

18:19, 12 August 2019 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CLX, August 2019Edit

 
Your Military History Newsletter

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If you are a project member who does not want delivery, please remove your name from this page. Your editors, Ian Rose (talk) and Nick-D (talk) 09:41, 16 August 2019 (UTC)

Battle of CalaisEdit

Hi Eddie

You may vaguely recall kindly assessing Battle of Calais for me at GAN last November. I have just put it up for FAC - Wikipedia:Featured article candidates/Battle of Calais/archive1 - so if you fancy picking more holes in it, feel free.

Cheers

Gog the Mild (talk) 12:03, 18 August 2019 (UTC)

Gog the Mild, Afraid I'm somewhat rusty from a summer that has been awfully low in content reviewing-- all the same, I'll happily look through it! Eddie891 Talk Work 12:04, 18 August 2019 (UTC)
Oh we like rusty reviewers, less likely to spot all of the flaws in the article   . Thanks. Gog the Mild (talk) 12:11, 18 August 2019 (UTC)

This week's article for improvement (week 34, 2019)Edit

Hello, Eddie891.

The following is WikiProject Today's articles for improvement's weekly selection:

Bianca Wahlgren Ingrosso

Please be bold and help to improve this article!


Previous selections: Great Spirit • Organ (anatomy)


Get involved with the TAFI project. You can: Nominate an article • Review nominations


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Tech News: 2019-34Edit

15:20, 19 August 2019 (UTC)

Backlog BanzaiEdit

In the month of September, Wikiproject Military history is running a project-wide edit-a-thon, Backlog Banzai. There are heaps of different areas you can work on, for which you claim points, and at the end of the month all sorts of whiz-bang awards will be handed out. Every player wins a prize! There is even a bit of friendly competition built in for those that like that sort of thing. Sign up now at Wikipedia:WikiProject Military history/September 2019 Backlog Banzai to take part. For the coordinators, Peacemaker67 (click to talk to me) 08:18, 22 August 2019 (UTC)

Thank youEdit

August
 
red admiral
... with thanks from QAI

... for improving articles in August! --Gerda Arendt (talk) 12:33, 24 August 2019 (UTC)

Unanswered Peer Review RequestsEdit

  Hello Eddie891, This is an automated notification to remind you about unanswered peer review requests at WP:PR (Don't want these notifications? Click to unsubscribe or change your subscription).

History
Article Date Added
Manuel Torres (diplomat) (Peer Review) 2019-08-24
SS Politician (Peer Review) 2019-08-20
Coat of arms of Sevastopol (Peer Review) 2019-08-15
War cabinet crisis, May 1940 (Peer Review) 2019-08-09
Basil II (Peer Review) 2019-08-09
Iazyges (Peer Review) 2019-07-07
Gaius Terentius Varro (Peer Review) 2019-06-27
Marc Bloch (Peer Review) 2019-06-25
Joseph Judson (Peer Review) 2019-06-21
Connaught Laboratories (Peer Review) 2019-06-12
1991-92 Georgian coup d'état (Peer Review) 2019-04-27
William S. Powell (Peer Review) 2019-04-07

You can see a list of all categories at WP:PRWAITING. We hope to see you soon Wikipedia:Peer Review. Happy Reviewing! KadaneBot (talk) 04:02, 25 August 2019 (UTC)

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