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A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Writer's Barnstar
For his effort in writing the article Bolívar. Bradford(Talk) 02:33, 21 September 2019 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Detention of Juan RequesensEdit

The article Detention of Juan Requesens you nominated as a good article has been placed on hold  . The article is close to meeting the good article criteria, but there are some minor changes or clarifications needing to be addressed. If these are fixed within 7 days, the article will pass; otherwise it may fail. See Talk:Detention of Juan Requesens for issues which need to be addressed. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of MX -- MX (talk) 15:41, 1 October 2019 (UTC)

@MX: I have unexpectedly become very busy irl this week but should be able to read through comments soon! Thanks again for reviewing, sorry about the wait! Kingsif (talk) 13:09, 3 October 2019 (UTC)
  • @Kingsif: All good. I'm out of town for 2 weeks and will only be able to respond sporadically (most likely in the evenings starting Saturday). Cheers, MX () 14:50, 3 October 2019 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Detention of Juan RequesensEdit

The article Detention of Juan Requesens you nominated as a good article has passed  ; see Talk:Detention of Juan Requesens for comments about the article. Well done! If the article has not already been on the main page as an "In the news" or "Did you know" item, you can nominate it to appear in Did you know. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of MX -- MX (talk) 21:01, 5 October 2019 (UTC)

Good Article Backlog Drive BarnstarEdit

  The Order of the Superior Scribe of Wikipedia   

Thanks for your participation in the September 2019 GA Backlog drive. Your 39 (!) reviews made a difference, as did your willingness to review particularly old nominations. The work of editors like you helped bring down the unreviewed backlog by over 35%. Best, Barkeep49 (talk) 18:46, 16 October 2019 (UTC)

Deletion discussion about EskimalEdit

Hello, Kingsif

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Your submission at Articles for creation: Los disidentes has been acceptedEdit

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Edmundo RadaEdit

I started the Edmundo Rada and thought you might be interested. Best wishes! --Jamez42 (talk) 19:58, 18 October 2019 (UTC)

Thanks! Kingsif (talk) 14:01, 19 October 2019 (UTC)

2019 US Banknote ContestEdit

  US Banknote Contest  
November-December 2019

There are an estimated 30,000 different varieties of United States banknotes, yet only a fraction of these are represented on Wikimedia Commons in the form of 2D scans. Additionally, Colonial America, the Confederate States, the Republic of Texas, multiple states and territories, communities, and private companies have issued banknotes that are in the public domain today but are absent from Commons.

In the months of November and December, WikiProject Numismatics will be running a cross-wiki upload-a-thon, the 2019 US Banknote Contest. The goal of the contest is to increase the number of US banknote images available to content creators on all Wikimedia projects. Participants will claim points for uploading and importing 2D scans of US banknotes, and at the end of the contest all will receive awards. Whether you want to claim the Gold Wiki or you just want to have fun, all are invited to participate.


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2019 Grays incident - Taoiseach and Dáil ÉireannEdit

Hi, in the paragraph quoting Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, the phrase "the Dáil Éireann" sounds odd because in Ireland we usually refer to it in English as "the Dáil" or "Dáil Éireann" but it would be unusual to say "the Dáil Éireann". The upper house is usually referred to as "the Seanad" or "an Seanad". ("An" being the appropriate definite article in Irish.) Together the two houses are known as "Tithe an Oireachtais" (roughly: houses of the assembly of free men) or "the Oireachtas" (even though technically the latter includes the President also). . Autarch (talk) 22:04, 23 October 2019 (UTC)

Okay, I've only ever heard it referred to as "the Dáil", so I assumed it continued to the full name. Feel free to change back, or I can do it (unless you already have). Kingsif (talk) 22:09, 23 October 2019 (UTC)

ITN recognition for 2019 Grays incidentEdit

 On 23 October 2019, In the news was updated with an item that involved the article 2019 Grays incident, which you nominated. If you know of another recently created or updated article suitable for inclusion in ITN, please suggest it on the candidates page. Stephen 22:51, 23 October 2019 (UTC)

Wasn't exactly kiddingEdit

If read literally, there was nothing funny about the "gallows humour" at Grays. The transport trailer really is the star this time, not the cab. As long as you appreciate this on that factual level, I suppose deleting the film-like undertones doesn't hurt anyone. I can't figure out a thumbs up, either, but I think I can make a camel. 🐫? InedibleHulk (talk) 21:14, October 24, 2019 (UTC)

Ooh, I like the camel. Yeah, we have to look at from the view of people who'd come across it and just see tastelessness. Kingsif (talk) 09:59, 25 October 2019 (UTC)
So many people, so many views. I tried considering the feelings of people who think life is some precious gift you only get once and should cling desperately to at all costs for as long as humanly possible. Figured they were the majority, and seeing the phrase "right-to-die advocate" might stir up feelings of how it's right to die. So I went with "cripple suicide". I know "cripple" went out of style alongside lame, dumb and retarded, but what the hell was I supposed to say? "Disabled suicide"? Makes no sense because it was also "assisted suicide". Paradoxical, no? Looking back, "differently-enabled suicide" might have worked on both levels, but then there's this third level of thinker who'd think I was trying to be "cute" or "clever" at the expense of a recently fallen Olympic champion who won her gold medal with a broken freakin' neck!
So many levels, so much polite intent, and for what? Buddy missed the point of my "there, there" entirely. He thought I was saying he was no better than one of those strict Catholic cryptkeepers who don't take kindly to shoveling dirt atop no quittin' folk. Or one of those Italians who still blame Germany, or one of those Germans who still blame Italy. I gave him seven types of bigots who might share his perceived discomfort to show him he'll never suffer his slight indignity alone, and he mistook them each for seven types I think he equals. All because of damned online empathy.
He's an admin, too, so that's just another level of shit I was in no way prepared to foresee. Things like this just didn't used to happen when I was an actual dick. Getting old and kindly is weird, K-Dog. Do you mind if I call you K-Dog? Whatever. All I know is you like your camel and I like my 🐑. Let's see someone try to get that fact of life twisted! Have a fine and decent Halloween, everyone! InedibleHulk (talk) 07:07, October 26, 2019 (UTC)
I think I feel honored to have an IH ramble on my own talkpage! Call me what you like, and have a merry Christmas, everyone. Kingsif (talk) 12:43, 26 October 2019 (UTC)

ITN recognition for 2019 Bolivian protestsEdit

 On 26 October 2019, In the news was updated with an item that involved the article 2019 Bolivian protests, which you nominated. If you know of another recently created or updated article suitable for inclusion in ITN, please suggest it on the candidates page. SpencerT•C 04:20, 26 October 2019 (UTC)

ITN recognition for 2019 Bolivian general electionEdit

 On 26 October 2019, In the news was updated with an item that involved the article 2019 Bolivian general election, which you nominated. If you know of another recently created or updated article suitable for inclusion in ITN, please suggest it on the candidates page. SpencerT•C 04:20, 26 October 2019 (UTC)

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ITN recognition for 2019 Chilean protestsEdit

 On 28 October 2019, In the news was updated with an item that involved the article 2019 Chilean protests, which you nominated. If you know of another recently created or updated article suitable for inclusion in ITN, please suggest it on the candidates page. — Martin (MSGJ · talk) 08:54, 28 October 2019 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Edgar J. AnzolaEdit

Hi there, I'm pleased to inform you that I've begun reviewing the article Edgar J. Anzola you nominated for GA-status according to the criteria.   This process may take up to 7 days. Feel free to contact me with any questions or comments you might have during this period. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of Hiya111 -- Hiya111 (talk) 19:21, 28 October 2019 (UTC)

ITN recognition for Northeast Brazil oil spillEdit

 On 29 October 2019, In the news was updated with an item that involved the article Northeast Brazil oil spill, which you updated. If you know of another recently created or updated article suitable for inclusion in ITN, please suggest it on the candidates page. — Martin (MSGJ · talk) 08:07, 29 October 2019 (UTC)

November 2019 at Women in RedEdit

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Your GA nomination of Edgar J. AnzolaEdit

The article Edgar J. Anzola you nominated as a good article has failed  ; see Talk:Edgar J. Anzola for reasons why the nomination failed. If or when these points have been taken care of, you may apply for a new nomination of the article. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of Hiya111 -- Hiya111 (talk) 23:01, 29 October 2019 (UTC)

New Page Review newsletter November 2019Edit

Hello Kingsif,

This newsletter comes a little earlier than usual because the backlog is rising again and the holidays are coming very soon.

Getting the queue to 0

There are now 724 holders of the New Page Reviewer flag! Most of you requested the user right to be able to do something about the huge backlog but it's still roughly less than 10% doing 90% of the work. Now it's time for action.
Exactly one year ago there were 'only' 3,650 unreviewed articles, now we will soon be approaching 7,000 despite the growing number of requests for the NPR user right. If each reviewer soon does only 2 reviews a day over five days, the backlog will be down to zero and the daily input can then be processed by every reviewer doing only 1 review every 2 days - that's only a few minutes work on the bus on the way to the office or to class! Let's get this over and done with in time to relax for the holidays.
Want to join? Consider adding the NPP Pledge userbox.
Our next newsletter will announce the winners of some really cool awards.

Coordinator

Admin Barkeep49 has been officially invested as NPP/NPR coordinator by a unanimous consensus of the community. This is a complex role and he will need all the help he can get from other experienced reviewers.

This month's refresher course

Paid editing is still causing headaches for even our most experienced reviewers: This official Wikipedia article will be an eye-opener to anyone who joined Wikipedia or obtained the NPR right since 2015. See The Hallmarks to know exactly what to look for and take time to examine all the sources.

Tools
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DYK nomination of Venezuelan cinema in the 1890sEdit

  Hello! Your submission of Venezuelan cinema in the 1890s at the Did You Know nominations page has been reviewed, and some issues with it may need to be clarified. Please review the comment(s) underneath your nomination's entry and respond there as soon as possible. Thank you for contributing to Did You Know! Yoninah (talk) 21:40, 3 November 2019 (UTC)

Disputed non-free use rationale for File:Casa-de-las-Flores-cast.jpgEdit

 

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add image for 7 November Bolivian protestsEdit

Hello, I am Hanafi455. thank you for editing the article about 7 November bolivian protest which states about protesters attack patrica ace and Vinto's town hall that was burned down. But can you upload the image about the information? If you can, you can upload it to the article. Thank you. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Hanafi455 (talkcontribs) 13:29, 9 November 2019 (UTC)

@Hanafi455: Could you try this again, I don't understand what you're trying to say? Kingsif (talk) 13:48, 9 November 2019 (UTC)
@Kingsif: Can you upload the image about a sentence 'Bolivia mayor has hair forcibly cut by crowd of protesters'. it is very interesting to add the image to wiki article. i have the link from BBC news. [1] Hanafi455 (talk) 14:05, 9 November 2019 (UTC)
@Hanafi455: Ah, got it. Unfortunately, we can't add just any image. There aren't free ones at the BBC article, as much as images are interesting. I'm pretty good at finding free images, but this is quite a specific moment so I'm not sure they exist. Only in certain circumstances can non-free images be uploaded, and since this article has plenty free images already, this wouldn't be one. Kingsif (talk) 14:23, 9 November 2019 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Baralt TheatreEdit

Hi there, I'm pleased to inform you that I've begun reviewing the article Baralt Theatre you nominated for GA-status according to the criteria.   This process may take up to 7 days. Feel free to contact me with any questions or comments you might have during this period. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of KJP1 -- KJP1 (talk) 09:20, 10 November 2019 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Baralt TheatreEdit

The article Baralt Theatre you nominated as a good article has been placed on hold  . The article is close to meeting the good article criteria, but there are some minor changes or clarifications needing to be addressed. If these are fixed within 7 days, the article will pass; otherwise it may fail. See Talk:Baralt Theatre for issues which need to be addressed. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of KJP1 -- KJP1 (talk) 13:20, 10 November 2019 (UTC)

ITN recognition for Evo Morales government resignationEdit

 On 11 November 2019, In the news was updated with an item that involved the article Evo Morales government resignation, which you updated. If you know of another recently created or updated article suitable for inclusion in ITN, please suggest it on the candidates page. Thryduulf (talk) 10:55, 11 November 2019 (UTC)

Using edit summaries to summarize editsEdit

  Hello. Thank you for your contributions to Wikipedia.

When editing an article on Wikipedia, you will see a small field labeled "Edit summary" shown under the main edit box. It looks like this:

Edit summary (Briefly describe your changes)

 

Please be sure to provide a summary of every edit you make, even if you write only the briefest of summaries. The summaries are very helpful to people browsing an article's history.

Edit summary content is visible in:

Please use the edit summary to explain your reasoning for the edit, or a summary of what the edit changes. You can give yourself a reminder to add an edit summary by setting Preferences → Editing →   Prompt me when entering a blank edit summary. Thanks! El_C 17:38, 11 November 2019 (UTC)

  • @El C: got a reason for leaving this here? Kingsif (talk) 17:41, 11 November 2019 (UTC)
  • This was the reason. El_C 17:42, 11 November 2019 (UTC)
  • @El C: Is that a contentious edit? Nobody leaves reasons for every edit, and I like to think I do it more than the average, but I don't see any reason to WP:TEMPLAR me for one non-contentious no-reason edit among a list of hundreds on the same article. Kingsif (talk) 17:45, 11 November 2019 (UTC)
  • I have no idea if it is contentious, but Please be sure to provide a summary of every edit you make. El_C 17:47, 11 November 2019 (UTC)
  • I'll try to remember if you don't template me for every no-reason edit. There'd be a backlog. Kingsif (talk) 17:52, 11 November 2019 (UTC)
  • Okay, but you are still doing it. Why not set it up so that you are reminded automatically? El_C 17:58, 11 November 2019 (UTC)
  • Because, honestly, I will click dismiss anyway and the reminder would annoy me. A little pain when editing that I would not like at all. It's an honest answer, if not what you're after. And I can't believe you approach every editor who doesn't leave a reason for every edit, since it's got to be in the region of 100%, so I feel this is a pointless mission. Kingsif (talk) 18:03, 11 November 2019 (UTC)
  • I don't. I saw you making substantive edits without an edit summary attached and I thought I would bring the matter to your attention. It's just respectful of other editors to try to always include an edit summary and I'm surprised you're even arguing against it or continuing to ignore this advise immediately after being reminded of this issue. Oh well. El_C 18:07, 11 November 2019 (UTC)
  • Well, I guess thank you - I don't like being templated but I can see when it's a polite suggestion. I'm pushing against because I know of no editor who always uses edit reasons, and I find pop-up edit reminders annoying, so I'm trying to explain why suggesting this to anyone is effectively not worth it. Kingsif (talk) 18:09, 11 November 2019 (UTC)
  • Well, I, for one, use edit summaries in virtually every edit I submit, but that's besides the point. I used the template (which as far as warning templates go is pretty tame) because it has the auto-reminder instruction in it, an option which I thought might be helpful to you. At any case, I think we have exhausted the usefulness of this conversation. Thanks for taking the time. El_C 18:16, 11 November 2019 (UTC)

───────────────────────── I do appreciate it, having civil discussions about WP functions. Thanks, too. Kingsif (talk) 18:18, 11 November 2019 (UTC)

Neutro Shorty stampedeEdit

This Saturday there was a stampede in Caracas during a trap music free concert.[2][3][4][5][6] I've been thinking about starting an article about it, but I haven't had the opportunity. I wanted to let you know in case you were interested. Best wishes. --Jamez42 (talk) 21:04, 11 November 2019 (UTC)

Wow! With three dead that at least is worthy of an article, if not an ITN nom. Thanks for the links, if I start it, I'd love your input! Kingsif (talk) 21:34, 11 November 2019 (UTC)
@Jamez42: Neutro Shorty concert stampede :) Kingsif (talk) 21:45, 11 November 2019 (UTC)
That was quick! Thank you so much! :) I have already made some small changes. Let me know if I can help! Best wishes. --Jamez42 (talk) 22:56, 11 November 2019 (UTC)
No problem, thanks for the edits! Anything more you can find - it understandably has not crossed my news feed. It's got an ITN nom if you want to contribute, but I don't know if it will get posted :) Kingsif (talk) 22:57, 11 November 2019 (UTC)

DYK for Venezuelan cinema in the 1890sEdit

 On 13 November 2019, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Venezuelan cinema in the 1890s, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that subjects of Venezuelan films of the 1890s include a dentist pulling teeth in a hotel and a man getting into a brawl with a stagecoach driver? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Venezuelan cinema in the 1890s. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Venezuelan cinema in the 1890s), 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.

Gatoclass (talk) 00:02, 13 November 2019 (UTC)

Your GA nomination of Baralt TheatreEdit

The article Baralt Theatre you nominated as a good article has passed  ; see Talk:Baralt Theatre for comments about the article. Well done! If the article has not already been on the main page as an "In the news" or "Did you know" item, you can nominate it to appear in Did you know. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of KJP1 -- KJP1 (talk) 18:21, 14 November 2019 (UTC)

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