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WikiCup 2018 November newsletterEdit

The WikiCup is over for another year! Our Champion this year is   Courcelles (submissions), who over the course of the competition has amassed 147 GAs, 111 GARs, 9 DYKs, 4 FLs and 1 ITN. Our finalists were as follows:

  1.   Courcelles (submissions)
  2.   Kosack (submissions)
  3.   Kees08 (submissions)
  4.   SounderBruce (submissions)
  5.   Cas Liber (submissions)
  6.   Nova Crystallis (submissions)
  7.   Iazyges (submissions)
  8.   Ceranthor (submissions)


All those who reached the final win awards, and awards will also be going to the following participants:

Awards will be handed out in the coming weeks. Please be patient!

Congratulations to everyone who participated in this year's WikiCup, whether you made it to the final rounds or not, and particular congratulations to the newcomers to the WikiCup who have achieved much this year. Thanks to all who have taken part and helped out with the competition.

Next year's competition begins on 1 January. You are invited to sign up to participate; it is open to all Wikipedians, new and old. The WikiCup judges will be back in touch over the coming months, and we hope to see you all in the 2019 competition. Until then, it only remains to once again congratulate our worthy winners, and thank all participants for their involvement! If you wish to start or stop receiving this newsletter, please feel free to add or remove yourself from Wikipedia:WikiCup/Newsletter/Send. Sturmvogel 66 (talk · contribs · email), Godot13 (talk · contribs · email), Cwmhiraeth (talk · contribs · email) and Vanamonde93 (talk · contribs · email).

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).

Draft:Samuel C. ParksEdit

I seem to recall that you have an interest in Abraham Lincoln, so I thought you might like to help work up this draft on his former law partner, Samuel C. Parks. Cheers! bd2412 T 04:53, 7 March 2019 (UTC)

BD2412, thanks for the invitation, and for remembering me when you're working on Lincoln. I'll have a look at it. – Muboshgu (talk) 04:55, 7 March 2019 (UTC)
Great, thanks! bd2412 T 05:08, 7 March 2019 (UTC)

Ilhan OmarEdit

Does this need greater protection? Eg ECP? Doug Weller talk 08:44, 7 March 2019 (UTC)

Nomination of Ryan Berry for deletionEdit

 

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

The article will be discussed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Ryan Berry until a consensus is reached, and anyone, including you, is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on high-quality evidence and our policies and guidelines.

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. Lepricavark (talk) 17:39, 7 March 2019 (UTC)

Nomination of Scott Wingo for deletionEdit

 

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

The article will be discussed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Scott Wingo until a consensus is reached, and anyone, including you, is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on high-quality evidence and our policies and guidelines.

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. Lepricavark (talk) 04:30, 8 March 2019 (UTC)

DYK nomination of Wayne MessamEdit

  Hello! Your submission of Wayne Messam 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! BlueMoonset (talk) 01:37, 9 March 2019 (UTC)

DYK nomination of 2019 North Carolina's 9th congressional district special electionEdit

  Hello! Your submission of 2019 North Carolina's 9th congressional district special election 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! – Joe (talk) 22:38, 10 March 2019 (UTC)

DYK for Amy Shuler GoodwinEdit

 On 11 March 2019, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Amy Shuler Goodwin, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Amy Shuler Goodwin is the first woman to serve as mayor of Charleston, West Virginia? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Amy Shuler Goodwin. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Amy Shuler Goodwin), 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.

 — Amakuru (talk) 12:01, 11 March 2019 (UTC)

Nomination of Wink Hartman for deletionEdit

 

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

The article will be discussed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Wink Hartman until a consensus is reached, and anyone, including you, is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on high-quality evidence and our policies and guidelines.

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. ––Redditaddict69 (talk) (contribs) 21:54, 11 March 2019 (UTC)

Deletion discussion about Max WotellEdit

Hello, Muboshgu,

Welcome to Wikipedia! I edit here too, under the username Onel5969 and it's nice to meet you :-)

I wanted to let you know that I've started a discussion about whether an article that you created, Max Wotell should be deleted. Your comments are welcome over Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Max Wotell .

You might like to note that such discussions usually run for seven days and are not ballot-polls. And, our guide about effectively contributing to such discussions is worth a read. Last but not least, you are highly encouraged to continue improving the article; just be sure not to remove the tag about the deletion nomination from the top.

If you have any questions, please leave a comment here and prepend it with {{Re|Onel5969}}. And, don't forget to sign your reply with ~~~~ . Thanks!

Message delivered via the Page Curation tool, on behalf of the reviewer.

Onel5969 TT me 14:04, 14 March 2019 (UTC)

DYK for Wayne MessamEdit

 On 15 March 2019, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Wayne Messam, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Wayne Messam, mayor of Miramar, Florida, won a national championship in American football with the Florida State Seminoles? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Wayne Messam. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Wayne Messam), 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.

 — Amakuru (talk) 12:01, 15 March 2019 (UTC)

DYK for 2019 North Carolina's 9th congressional district special electionEdit

 On 20 March 2019, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article 2019 North Carolina's 9th congressional district special election, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that the special election in North Carolina's 9th congressional district is the first "do-over" of an election to the U.S. House of Representatives since 1974? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/2019 North Carolina's 9th congressional district special election. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, 2019 North Carolina's 9th congressional district special election), 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.

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 00:01, 20 March 2019 (UTC)

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