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Contents

A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Barnstar of Diligence
Good work with the Met Hayholt (talk) 16:51, 8 December 2018 (UTC)

Move review: Paradisus JudaeorumEdit

(sent out exact copy to all AfD participants - apologize if you are aware) Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Heaven for the nobles, Purgatory for the townspeople, Hell for the peasants, and Paradise for the Jews which you were involved in is in discussion at Wikipedia:Move review/Log/2018 December. Input there is welcome.Icewhiz (talk) 07:06, 10 December 2018 (UTC)

December 19: WikiWednesday Salon and Skill-Share NYCEdit

December 19, 7pm: WikiWednesday Salon and Skill-Share NYC

You are invited to join the Wikimedia NYC community for our monthly "WikiWednesday" evening salon (7-9pm) and knowledge-sharing workshop at Fordham University's Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan, near Columbus Circle. Is there a project you'd like to share? A question you'd like answered? A Wiki* skill you'd like to learn? Let us know by adding it to the agenda.

We will also follow up on plans for recent and upcoming edit-a-thons, museum and library projects, education initiatives, and other outreach activities.

7:00pm - 9:00 pm at Fordham University's Lincoln Center campus (South Lounge) at 113 W 60th Street, Manhattan
(note this month we will be meeting in Manhattan, near Columbus Circle, not at Babycastles)

We especially encourage folks to add your 5-minute lightning talks to our roster, and otherwise join in the "open space" experience! Newcomers are very welcome! Bring your friends and colleagues! --Wikimedia New York City Team 03:23, 13 December 2018 (UTC)

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January 2019 at Women in RedEdit

January 2019, Volume 5, Issue 1, Numbers 104-108


Happy New Year from Women in Red! Please join us for these virtual editathons.

January events: Women of War and Peace Play!

January geofocus: Caucasus

New, year-long initiative: Suffrage

Continuing global initiative: #1day1woman2019

Help us plan our future events: Ideas Cafe

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Happy HolidaysEdit

Season's greetings!
I hope this holiday season is festive and fulfilling and filled with love and kindness, and that 2019 will be safe, successful and rewarding...keep hope alive....Modernist (talk) 12:48, 24 December 2018 (UTC)

WikiProject Genealogy - newsletter No.6Edit

Newsletter Nr 6, 2018-12-25, for WikiProject Genealogy (and Wikimedia genealogy project on Meta)
 

Participation:

This is the sixth newsletter sent by mass mail to members in Wikipedia:WikiProject Genealogy, to everyone who voted a support for establishing a potential Wikimedia genealogy project on meta, and anyone who during the years showed an interest in genealogy on talk pages and likewise.

(To discontinue receiving Project Genealogy newsletters, please see below)

Now 100 supportersEdit

At 3 December 2018, the list of users who support the potential Wikimedia genealogy project, reached 100!

A demo wiki is up and running!Edit

You can already now try out the demo for a genealogy wiki at https://tools.wmflabs.org/genealogy/wiki/Main_Page and try out the functions. You will find parts of the 18th Pharao dynasty and other records submitted by the 7 first users, and it would be great if you would add some records.

And with those great news we want to wish you a creative New Year 2019!


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  Merry Christmas and a Prosperous 2019!

Hello Pharos, may you be surrounded by peace, success and happiness on this seasonal occasion. Spread the WikiLove by wishing another user a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, whether it be someone you have had disagreements with in the past, a good friend, or just some random person. Sending you heartfelt and warm greetings for Christmas and New Year 2019.
Happy editing,

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Spread the love by adding {{subst:Seasonal Greetings}} to other user talk pages.

Cheers from your WikiProject Genealogy coordinator Dan Koehl.

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World Pride New YorkEdit

Hey,

after a hiatus from Wiki events I wanted to set everything up for Wiki participation in World Pride New York 2019. I think I talked to you about this in Cape Town. For this I wanted to ask you whether you could again tell me the name of the hotel that WMNYC has already collaborated with? The human rights conference which will probably be the most interesting part for us would take place from 24th to 25th of June. The opening ceremony will be on the 26th and the final parade on the 30th.

So we would probably reserve places at the hotel from 24th to 30th of June for a group of let's say 7 people. Could you maybe get in contact with the hotel and tell me whether that would be possible? Just because they already know you it would probably make more sense. You can cc me: saskia.j.ehlers@gmail.com

Also as you're working at the MoMA I wanted to ask if it would be possible to have an editathon at MoMA specifically for LGBT content (and maybe they have an archive / material that we could also use). That would then probably be on the 27th, 28th and 29th of June.

Additionally if WMNYC is already in contact with LGBT organizations or has sponsors in general it would be great if I could get their contact to ask if they would sponsor the event (in terms of flight/ train costs for participants)- public transport, hotel and food would most likely be covered by a Foundation grant.

Best regards and a happy new year --Sparrow (麻雀) 🐧 20:34, 1 January 2019 (UTC)

January 13: Wikimedia NYC invites you to Wikipedia Day 2019Edit

Sunday January 13: Wikipedia Day 2019 in NYC

You are invited to join us at Ace Hotel for Wikipedia Day 2019, a Wikipedia celebration and mini-conference as part of the project's global 18th birthday festivities. In addition to the party, the event features keynote presentations, panels, lightning talks, and, of course, open space sessions.

And there will be cake.

We also hope for the participation of our friends from the Free Culture movement and from educational and cultural institutions interested in developing free knowledge projects.

9:30AM - 6:00PM at Ace Hotel, 20 West 29th Street in Manhattan

We especially encourage folks to add your 3-minute lightning talks to our roster, and otherwise join in the "open space" experience! Newcomers are very welcome! Bring your friends and colleagues! --Wikimedia New York City Team 20:35, 3 January 2019 (UTC)

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Article for reviewEdit

Dear Richard, I was told by Black Lunch Table to contact you via your talk page to ask you to review an article I wrote about artist Camille Chedda. Link to the draft in my Sandbox: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Goodaz/sandbox. I am new to Wikipedia so not sure if I am doing the review process correctly. Please let me know if you have questions or comments. Happy new year. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Goodaz (talkcontribs) 18:24, 4 January 2019 (UTC)

Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC/Met 2018/Artworks listed at Redirects for discussionEdit

An editor has asked for a discussion to address the redirect Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC/Met 2018/Artworks. Since you had some involvement with the Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC/Met 2018/Artworks redirect, you might want to participate in the redirect discussion if you have not already done so. UnitedStatesian (talk) 20:34, 8 January 2019 (UTC)

Honolulu Museum of Art edit-a-thonEdit

Aloha Pharos! We corresponded a few years ago, when I was helping to set up an edit-a-thon at WP:GLAM/Doris_Duke_Foundation_for_Islamic_Art. You helped connect us with User:TParis, whose guidance and expertise were invaluable. I'm planning another edit-a-thon, this time at the Honolulu Museum of Art: WP:GLAM/Honolulu_Museum_of_Art. It'll be on Friday, February 8, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm HST. We'll be expanding articles about Hawai'i artists and arts organizations using a newly digitized collection of museum newsletters, among other sources. Two local Wikipedians, User:wmpearl and User:Mcampany will be helping out during the event. Please join us if you can! AwedOakSun (talk) 01:11, 11 January 2019 (UTC)

Lightning talks published?Edit

I am withdrawing from attendance for health reasons. Are the Lightning Talks published, recorded, or just orally presented in person? Is there any remote attendance?--Dthomsen8 (talk) 18:47, 11 January 2019 (UTC)

DYK nomination of campaign announcementEdit

  Hello! Your submission of campaign announcement 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! Johnbod (talk) 21:05, 25 January 2019 (UTC)

January 2019Edit

  Hello. It appears your talk page is becoming quite lengthy and is in need of archiving. According to Wikipedia's user talk page guidelines; "Large talk pages become difficult to read, strain the limits of older browsers, and load slowly over slow internet connections. As a rule of thumb, archive closed discussions when a talk page exceeds 75 KB or has multiple resolved or stale discussions." - this talk page is 248.5 KB. See Help:Archiving a talk page for instructions on how to manually archive your talk page, or to arrange for automatic archiving using a bot. If you have any questions, place a {{help me}} notice on your talk page, or go to the help desk. Thank you. --Jax 0677 (talk) 14:30, 26 January 2019 (UTC)

February 2019 at Women in RedEdit

February 2019, Volume 5, Issue 2, Numbers 107-111


Happy February from Women in Red! Please join us for these virtual editathons.

February events: Social Workers Black Women

February geofocus: Ancient World

Continuing initiatives: Suffrage #1day1woman2019

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WikiCup 2019 ReminderEdit

Hi. I'm DannyS712 (talk), and I just wanted to remind you that you have signed up to compete in this year's WikiCup! There are about 2 weeks left before the first round ends – if you haven't yet made your first submission, there is still time to start; if you have already started, keep up the good work. See your submissions page: here. Good luck!

Delivered by MediaWiki message delivery (talk) at 07:33, 10 February 2019 (UTC)

Thank you!Edit

  from blt
Thanks as always for your help! Heathart (talk) 20:44, 10 February 2019 (UTC)

March 2019 at Women in RedEdit

March 2019, Volume 5, Issue 3, Numbers 107, 108, 112, 113


Happy Women's History Month from Women in Red!

Please join us for these virtual events:
March: Art+Feminism & #VisibleWikiWomen
Geofocus: Francophone Women
Continuing initiatives: Suffrage #1day1woman


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Template:Did you know nominations/campaign announcementEdit

Hey Pharos. You have new messages at your DYK nomination of Campaign announcement, please respond if you still wish to purse the nomination. Thanks and happy editing. Narutolovehinata5 tccsdnew 10:35, 21 February 2019 (UTC)

Template:Did you know nominations/campaign announcement has been marked for closureEdit

Hello Pharos. With regret, I inform you that your DYK nomination of Campaign announcement has now been marked for closure, as you have been unable to address article concerns and you have not been able to respond to DYK comments. If you still wish to pursue the nomination, please comment as soon as possible on the DYKN page so that it may continue. Thank you and happy editing. Narutolovehinata5 tccsdnew 10:20, 25 February 2019 (UTC)

A beer for you!Edit

  Thanks again! Heathart (talk) 23:12, 26 February 2019 (UTC)

Feb 27 WikiWednesday Salon + Mar 2 MoMA Art+Feminism and beyondEdit

February 27, 7pm: WikiWednesday Salon and Skill-Share NYC

You are invited to join the Wikimedia NYC community for our monthly "WikiWednesday" evening salon (7-9pm) and knowledge-sharing workshop at Metropolitan New York Library Council in Midtown Manhattan. Is there a project you'd like to share? A question you'd like answered? A Wiki* skill you'd like to learn? Let us know by adding it to the agenda.

We will also follow up on plans for recent and upcoming edit-a-thons, museum and library projects, education initiatives, and other outreach activities.

7:00pm - 9:00 pm at Metropolitan New York Library Council (8th floor) at 599 11th Avenue, Manhattan
(note this month we will be meeting in Midtown Manhattan, not at Babycastles)

We especially encourage folks to add your 5-minute lightning talks to our roster, and otherwise join in the "open space" experience! Newcomers are very welcome! Bring your friends and colleagues! --Wikimedia New York City Team 09:00, 27 February 2019 (UTC)

Saturday March 2: MoMA Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon

Art+Feminism’s sixth-annual MoMA Wikipedia Edit-a-thon will take place at the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Education and Research Building, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 4 West 54 Street, on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. People of all gender identities and expressions are encouraged to attend.

And on Sunday this weekend:

Stay tuned for other Art+Feminism and related edit-a-thons throughout the month!

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Nomination of Judeopolonia for deletionEdit

 

A discussion is taking place as to whether the article Judeopolonia 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/Judeopolonia 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. Shibbolethink ( ) 15:48, 5 March 2019 (UTC)

Template:Did you know nominations/campaign announcement (again)Edit

Hello Pharos. I have noticed that you have not left any comments at your DYK nomination ever since the nomination date, which was back in January, and you have not edited the article at all since nominating it for DYK. This has been in spite of numerous talk page messages and pings. I am leaving you this message as currently there are some issues with the article that are preventing it from being approved for DYK. Pharos, please return to the nomination and leave a message with your thoughts, or please read the messages left at the nomination page and make adjustments to the article if necessary. As the nominator, your feedback and responses is very much appreciated by the DYK contributors. If you are too busy to participate further in the nomination, just leave a message either here or the nomination page, so that other editors can help out in your stead. Thank you and happy editing. Narutolovehinata5 tccsdnew 00:39, 11 March 2019 (UTC)

DYK for Presidential campaign announcements in the United StatesEdit

 On 17 March 2019, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Presidential campaign announcements in the United States, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that a U.S. presidential candidate making a campaign announcement is said to "throw one's hat in the ring", after a boxing metaphor popularized by the Theodore Roosevelt 1912 presidential campaign? You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Presidential campaign announcements in the United States), 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) 01:52, 17 March 2019 (UTC)

March 20: WikiWednesday Salon and Skill-Share NYC + March 23: Asian Art Archive/New York Public LibraryEdit

March 20, 7pm: WikiWednesday Salon and Skill-Share NYC

You are invited to join the Wikimedia NYC community for our monthly "WikiWednesday" evening salon (7-9pm) and knowledge-sharing workshop at Metropolitan New York Library Council in Midtown Manhattan. Is there a project you'd like to share? A question you'd like answered? A Wiki* skill you'd like to learn? Let us know by adding it to the agenda.

We will also follow up on plans for recent and upcoming edit-a-thons, museum and library projects, education initiatives, and other outreach activities.

7:00pm - 9:00 pm at Metropolitan New York Library Council (8th floor) at 599 11th Avenue, Manhattan
(note this month we will be meeting in Midtown Manhattan, not at Babycastles)

We especially encourage folks to add your 5-minute lightning talks to our roster, and otherwise join in the "open space" experience! Newcomers are very welcome! Bring your friends and colleagues! This month, optional post-meetup drinks afterward at 9pm!--Wikimedia New York City Team 18:48, 19 March 2019 (UTC)

Saturday March 23: Asian Art Archive/New York Public Library Art+Feminism Editathon

Organized by Asia Art Archive in America]and Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs of the New York Public Library and in collaboration with Asia Art Archive in Hong Kong, the Art+Feminism: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Women in Art in Asia helps participants edit Wikipedia to create and improve articles about women artists and practitioners in and from Asia, including architects, designers, filmmakers, curators, and art historians. Books and research materials—as well as refreshments—will be provided.

Also check out other Art+Feminism and related edit-a-thons throughout the month!

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Women in Red April EventsEdit

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


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April editathons at Women in RedEdit

April 2019Edit

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


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April 17: WikiWednesday Salon and Skill-Share NYC + April 4 and 5: LaGuardia Community College Translatathon 2019Edit

April 17, 7pm: WikiWednesday Salon and Skill-Share NYC

You are invited to join the Wikimedia NYC community for our monthly "WikiWednesday" evening salon (7-9pm) and knowledge-sharing workshop at Metropolitan New York Library Council in Midtown Manhattan. Is there a project you'd like to share? A question you'd like answered? A Wiki* skill you'd like to learn? Let us know by adding it to the agenda.

We will also follow up on plans for recent and upcoming edit-a-thons, museum and library projects, education initiatives, and other outreach activities.

7:00pm - 9:00 pm at Metropolitan New York Library Council (8th floor) at 599 11th Avenue, Manhattan
(note this month we will be meeting in Midtown Manhattan, not at Babycastles)

We especially encourage folks to add your 5-minute lightning talks to our roster, and otherwise join in the "open space" experience! Newcomers are very welcome! Bring your friends and colleagues! --Wikimedia New York City Team 21:07, 3 April 2019 (UTC)

Thursday April 4 and Friday April 5: Translat-a-thon NYC 2019 @ LaGuardia Community College

Translat-a-thon NYC 2019 @ LaGuardia Community College is hosting the second annual Wikipedia Translatathon! At this event on Thursday evening and during the day Friday this week, anyone from the public is invited to LaGuardia to join students, professors, and CUNY faculty in translating Wikipedia articles among any languages which attendees understand. Themes for this event include public health and the history of New York City.

New York City has a large immigrant population and great diversity of speakers of various languages. Among all schools in New York City, LaGuardia has the highest percentage of immigrant students, the highest percentage of students who speak a language other than English as their first language, and the greatest representation of language diversity. It is a strength of LaGuardia that it can present "Wikipedia translatathons", which are Wikipedia translation events.

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Orphaned non-free image File:Populist Party of Maryland.PNGEdit

 

Thanks for uploading File:Populist Party of Maryland.PNG. The image description page currently specifies that the image is non-free and may only be used on Wikipedia under a claim of fair use. However, the image is currently not used in any articles on Wikipedia. If the image was previously in an article, please go to the article and see why it was removed. You may add it back if you think that that will be useful. However, please note that images for which a replacement could be created are not acceptable for use on Wikipedia (see our policy for non-free media).

Note that any non-free images not used in any articles will be deleted after seven days, as described in section F5 of the criteria for speedy deletion. Thank you. Randykitty (talk) 10:45, 16 April 2019 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Original Barnstar
Thank you, Pharos, for all the how-to instructions at the first-ever Women in Translation Wikipedia editathon today. Yay! We got so much done with your help! Artatra (talk) 00:06, 19 April 2019 (UTC)

May you join this month's editathons from WiR!Edit

May 2019, Volume 5, Issue 5, Numbers 107, 108, 118, 119, 120, 121


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-IADMINEdit

Hello Pharos, please note that per the interface administrator policy, your interface admin access is being removed as you have made no edits using the permission for at least 6 months. This has no bearing on your administrator access. Should you have a need for this access again, you may request at WP:BN. Best regards, — xaosflux Talk 00:49, 29 April 2019 (UTC)

ArbCom 2019 special circularEdit

 
Administrators must secure their accounts

The Arbitration Committee may require a new RfA if your account is compromised.

View additional information

This message was sent to all administrators following a recent motion. Thank you for your attention. For the Arbitration Committee, Cameron11598 02:48, 4 May 2019 (UTC)


Administrator account security (Correction to Arbcom 2019 special circular)Edit

ArbCom would like to apologise and correct our previous mass message in light of the response from the community.

Since November 2018, six administrator accounts have been compromised and temporarily desysopped. In an effort to help improve account security, our intention was to remind administrators of existing policies on account security — that they are required to "have strong passwords and follow appropriate personal security practices." We have updated our procedures to ensure that we enforce these policies more strictly in the future. The policies themselves have not changed. In particular, two-factor authentication remains an optional means of adding extra security to your account. The choice not to enable 2FA will not be considered when deciding to restore sysop privileges to administrator accounts that were compromised.

We are sorry for the wording of our previous message, which did not accurately convey this, and deeply regret the tone in which it was delivered.

For the Arbitration Committee, -Cameron11598 21:04, 4 May 2019 (UTC)


URGENT!Edit

Hello. I would like to request immediate attention on user:2600:1017:B80F:B7C3:B04B:1068:F2AA:8247 because they just made a terroristic threat. CLCStudent (talk) 17:38, 9 May 2019 (UTC)

@CLCStudent: Thank you, I have now blocked this account.--Pharos (talk) 17:44, 9 May 2019 (UTC)

The 'Chances' for PeaceEdit

Hey- I was looking at the Chance for Peace speech transcript on Wikisource and I realized- the Eisenhower library transcript is likely a flawed or "grammatically rectified" clean-up of the real speech. There's a whole preamble to the speech that isn't included. I'm only one sentence in, and there are two or three minor differences from what I'm hearing to what's in the transcript. I recommend giving a literal transcription of the words he used, and adding the grammatical differences in brackets if they are necessary and proper. I will do this later, but I invite you to give me your advice and join in on the editing (or do it yourself if you want to). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or9I-qElmCY https://www.eisenhower.archives.gov/all_about_ike/speeches/chance_for_peace.pdf https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Chance_for_Peace Geographyinitiative (talk) 04:05, 10 May 2019 (UTC)

Indefinite blocking of IP addressesEdit

Hi Pharos! I hope you're having a great day and that life is treating you well. :-) I'm messaging you because it came to my attention that you blocked IP user 2600:1017:B80F:B7C3:B04B:1068:F2AA:8247 indefinitely. I'm not sure if you did this on accident or not, but I wanted to bring it up to you informally anyways. :-) While the block was certainly justified due to the user's repeated threats and disruption, an indefinite block definitely wasn't. This IP address is allocated to Verizon, a mobile network carrier in the United States. This means that IP addresses will frequently change hands as devices connect and disconnect from their data network and travel from node-to-node, or tower-to-tower. The indefinite block, given its allocation and the fact that it will frequently be handed out to different users over the span of just hours means that it will cause much more harm than good by affecting innocent users who happen to be given that IP address next. There are circumstances that have called for indefinite IP address blocks in the past, but these situations are extremely rare occurrences. I've run into IP users who have needed an indefinite block maybe twice while I've been an admin... so, definitely not a common thing. ;-) Anyways, I just wanted to give you a heads up; the indefinite block has already been fixed by another admin - so no harm done. ;-) If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to let me know and I'll be happy to discuss them with you and help. I hope you have a great weekend and I wish you happy editing. :-D Cheers - ~Oshwah~(talk) (contribs) 02:59, 11 May 2019 (UTC)

May 22: WikiWednesday Salon and Skill-Share NYCEdit

May 22, 7pm: WikiWednesday Salon and Skill-Share NYC

You are invited to join the Wikimedia NYC community for our monthly "WikiWednesday" evening salon (7-9pm) and knowledge-sharing workshop at Metropolitan New York Library Council in Midtown Manhattan. Is there a project you'd like to share? A question you'd like answered? A Wiki* skill you'd like to learn? Let us know by adding it to the agenda.

Featuring this month a presentation by Interference Archive guests, and a group discussion on the role of activist archives and building wiki content based on ephemeral publications and oral histories.

To close off the night, we'll also have Wikidojo - a group collaborative writing activity / vaudeville!

We will also follow up on plans for recent and upcoming edit-a-thons, museum and library projects, education initiatives, and other outreach activities.

7:00pm - 9:00 pm at Metropolitan New York Library Council (8th floor) at 599 11th Avenue, Manhattan
(note this month we will be meeting in Midtown Manhattan, not at Babycastles)

We especially encourage folks to add your 5-minute lightning talks to our roster, and otherwise join in the "open space" experience! Newcomers are very welcome! Bring your friends and colleagues! --Wikimedia New York City Team 17:11, 16 May 2019 (UTC)

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June 2019, Volume 5, Issue 6, Numbers 107, 108, 122, 123, 124, 125


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Your draft article, Draft:The Annunciation (Sandro Botticelli)Edit

 

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Thanks for your submission to Wikipedia, and happy editing. CptViraj (Talk) 03:31, 7 June 2019 (UTC)

June 19: WikiWednesday Salon and Skill-Share NYC (stay tuned for Pride on weekend!)Edit

June 19, 7pm: WikiWednesday Salon and Skill-Share NYC

You are invited to join the Wikimedia NYC community for our monthly "WikiWednesday" evening salon (7-9pm) and knowledge-sharing workshop at Metropolitan New York Library Council in Midtown Manhattan. Is there a project you'd like to share? A question you'd like answered? A Wiki* skill you'd like to learn? Let us know by adding it to the agenda.

We will also follow up on plans for recent and upcoming edit-a-thons, museum and library projects, education initiatives, and other outreach activities.

7:00pm - 9:00 pm at Metropolitan New York Library Council (8th floor) at 599 11th Avenue, Manhattan
(note this month we will be meeting in Midtown Manhattan, not at Babycastles)

We especially encourage folks to add your 5-minute lightning talks to our roster, and otherwise join in the "open space" experience! Newcomers are very welcome! Bring your friends and colleagues! --Wikimedia New York City Team 05:38, 18 June 2019 (UTC)

Stay tuned for details om next event!
Sunday Jun 23: Wiki Loves Pride @ Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Sunday June 23: Wiki Loves Pride @ Metropolitan Museum of ArtEdit

June 23, 12:30pm: Wiki Loves Pride @ Metropolitan Museum of Art

You are invited to join the Wikimedia NYC community for Wiki Loves Pride @ Metropolitan Museum of Art on the Upper East Side. Togethe, we'll create new and expand existing Wikipedia articles on LGBT artists and artworks with LGBT themes in the Met collection!

With refreshments, and a special museum tour in the afternoon!

And there will be a wiki-cake!

Open to everyone at all levels of experience, wiki instructional workshop and one-on-one support will be provided.

See also the global Wiki Loves Pride photo contest, as well as the Met's online LGBT Art Writing Contest, and also the LGBT Health Writing Contest.

12:30pm - 4:30 pm at Uris Center for Education, Metropolitan Museum of Art (81st Street entrance) at 1000 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan
(note this is just south of the main entrance)

This is the fifth annual Wiki Loves Pride edit-a-thon supported by Wikimedia NYC! Newcomers are very welcome! Bring your friends and colleagues! --Wikimedia New York City Team 16:32, 22 June 2019 (UTC)

Stay tuned for details on next event!
Sunday July 14: Great American Wiknic @ Roosevelt Island

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July events from Women in Red!Edit

July 2019, Volume 5, Issue 7, Numbers 107, 108, 126, 127, 128


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Sunday July 14: Annual NYC Wiki-Picnic @ Roosevelt IslandEdit

July 14, 2-7pm: Annual NYC Wiki-Picnic @ Roosevelt Island

You are invited to join us at the "picnic anyone can edit" in the lovely Southpoint Park on Roosevelt Island, as part of the Great American Wiknic celebrations being held across the USA. Remember it's a wiki-picnic, which means potluck.

This year the Wiknic will double as a "Strategy Salon" (more information at Wiknic page), using open space technology to address major questions facing our social movement.

2–7pm - come by any time!
Our picnicking area is at Southpoint Park, south of the tram and subway, and also just south of the Cornell Tech campus.
Look for us by the Wikipedia / Wikimedia NYC banner!

Celebrate our 13th year of wiki-picnics! We hope to see you there! Newcomers are very welcome! Bring your friends and colleagues! --Wikimedia New York City Team 21:37, 6 July 2019 (UTC)

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WikiWednesday Salon & Skillshare format surveyEdit

Wikimedia NYC wants YOU.... to give us feedback.

Hello! You are receiving this message because you attended a WikiWednesday with Wikimedia NYC in the past year. We would like to hear about your experiences with this event and your feedback about how we can make future events even better.

Fill out the survey HERE.

This survey is meant to collect information about the Wikimedia NYC group’s “WikiWednesday Salon & Skillshare” which is a monthly event held for the purpose WM NYC members and visitors sharing information about Wiki* projects as well as for the WM NYC Board to communicate important information about the Wikimedia Foundation and global Wiki* movements with membership.

This survey should take five to ten minutes to complete.

Fill out the survey HERE.

Reminder! our next event is:
Sunday July 14: Great American Wiknic @ Roosevelt Island

Wikimedia New York City Team 15:38, 9 July 2019 (UTC)

What's with this infobox?Edit

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enemy_Zero#Music

I keep getting alerts that the image has been marked for speedy deletion because it's not being used on any article, when it should be displaying here but isn't for reasons I don't understand, since I'm not sure what's wrong with the wiki markup to prevent it. --Scottandrewhutchins (talk) 19:36, 16 July 2019 (UTC)

Return to the user page of "Pharos".