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Autopatrolled grantedEdit

Hi Greenbörg, I just wanted to let you know that I have added the "autopatrolled" permission to your account, as you have created numerous, valid articles. This feature will have no effect on your editing, and is simply intended to reduce the workload on new page patrollers. For more information on the autopatrolled right, see Wikipedia:Autopatrolled. Feel free to leave me a message if you have any questions. Happy editing! Malinaccier (talk) 23:42, 6 August 2017 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Writer's Barnstar
In recognition of your recent contributions and article submissions. Keep it up. Mar4d (talk) 16:52, 10 August 2017 (UTC)

Another barnstarEdit

  The Original Barnstar
For self-closing a recent AfD nomination you made when sufficient evidence for a GNG pass came to light rather than fighting things to the last ditch as a point of honor. This is the way the process is supposed to work, yet many let their egos get in the way of the greater good of the project. Thanks for your action, it was noted and should be publicly congratulated. Carrite (talk) 11:11, 14 August 2017 (UTC)

Invitation to join Women in RedEdit

Thank you for creating several articles on women and their works over the past couple of months. We have become aware of your contributions thanks to research undertaken by Bobo.03 at the University of Minnesota.
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.
If you would like to receive messages about our activities without becoming a member, you can simply add your name to our mailing list. If you would prefer to not receive additional notices of our monthly activities, you can let us know on our opt-out list. In any case, thank you for actively contributing to the coverage of women (currently, 17.1% of English Wikipedia's biographies).
  • Our priorities for September:

Hispanic and Latina women Women in the Olympics Women from New Zealand

  • Coming up in October:

Women and disability Healthcare Geofocus: Nordic countries

  • Continuing from month to month:

#1day1woman Global Initiative

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New Page Reviewer NewsletterEdit

Hello Störm, thank you for your efforts reviewing new pages!

Backlog update:

  • The new page backlog is currently at 12,878 pages. We have worked hard to decrease from over 22,000, but more hard work is needed! Please consider reviewing even just a few pages a day.
  • We have successfully cleared the backlog of pages created by non-confirmed accounts before ACTRIAL. Thank you to everyone who participated in that drive.

Technology update:

  • Primefac has created a script that will assist in requesting revision deletion for copyright violations that are often found in new pages. For more information see User:Primefac/revdel.

General project update:


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Unnecessary double disambiguation?Edit

Hey, I just noticed you moved the article Asukai Masaaki (17th century) to Asukai Masaaki (17th century poet).

Thing is, I came up with the original title based on a discussion of an article with similar problems here. I can see the problem that my original disambiguator was not a direct description of the person himself, but the way you changed it it looks kinda like there are are multiple Asukai Masaakis in the 17th century and that article is about the one who was a poet (although, if there was another 17th century Asukai Masaaki, he would have almost certainly also been a poet). As far as I am aware, the only other Asukai Masaaki is a 13th-century figure who was also a poet. And both of them were also apparently notable as kemari players.

I am not that hooked on it either way, and honestly disambiguators are one of those things I often just don't "get", so if you could explain to me how I got it wrong I wouldn't be offended or even all that surprised. (Although we'd probably have to reopen that Tang emperor discussion since I basically came up with the current title and everyone followed me, which would make it the blind leading the blind...)

Cheers!

Hijiri 88 (やや) 08:55, 7 December 2017 (UTC)

Hijiri88 At least we can't use word 'poet' because there are two poets, right? Then we have to use the year in which he/she born or century so I went with 17th century. We can't just say (17th century) because when someone will be finding him he/she will know that he is a '17th century poet' so it will be easy for him/her to find him. Anyways, you may change it if you like because you better know about such titles. Störm (talk) 14:48, 7 December 2017 (UTC)
Shit, you're right. I thought I went with "17th century" and you added the unnecessary "poet". Sorry for the mixup. Pretty much everything I wrote above can probably be dismissed as based on a misunderstanding.
Anyway, if I recall correctly, my reason for not disambiguating the title of the 17th century figure was that he is the WP:PRIMARYTOPIC. My logic behind this was somewhat flawed, however: the 17th century figure has a standalone article in the Nihon Koten Bungaku Daijiten, while the 13th century figure is only name-dropped in their article on the Asukai family. I wanted to write entries on both for Wikipedia Asian Month, but couldn't find enough sources on a quick Googling to build more than a stub on the 13th century one. This means the 17th century figure is definitely more important (at least to literary history) than the 13th century one, but I honestly have no idea if any significant percentage of English Wikipedia's readership would be more likely to have heard of the 17th century figure and more likely be looking for our article on him.
Hijiri 88 (やや) 22:29, 7 December 2017 (UTC)
Thanks for clearing up the things. Störm (talk) 06:02, 8 December 2017 (UTC)

Merry Christmas !!!Edit

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Merry Christmas!Edit

Merry Christmas to everyone and Season's Greetings!🎄🔔🎆🎇🎁✨🌠🌟Edit

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Abishe (talk) 17:54, 26 December 2017 (UTC)

I thank you for your suggestions and support that you gave me. Thanks for your great efforts and contributions to Wikipedia. Merry Christmas late wishes and a Prosperous New Year 2018. I hope you will continue your momentum in the near future. Abishe (talk) 17:54, 26 December 2017 (UTC)

WAM Address CollectionEdit

Congratulations! You have more than 4 accepted articles in Wikipedia Asian Month! Please submit your postal mailing address via Google form or email me about that on erick@asianmonth.wiki before the end of Janauary, 2018. The Wikimedia Asian Month team only has access to this form, and we will only share your address with local affiliates to send postcards. All personal data will be destroyed immediately after postcards are sent. Please contact your local organizers if you have any question. We apologize for the delay in sending this form to you, this year we will make sure that you will receive your postcard from WAM. If you've not received a postcard from last year's WAM, Please let us know. All ambassadors will receive an electronic certificate from the team. Be sure to fill out your email if you are enlisted Ambassadors list.

Best, Erick Guan (talk)

Happy New Year, Störm!Edit

   Send New Year cheer by adding {{subst:Happy New Year fireworks}} to user talk pages.

WAM Address Collection - 1st reminderEdit

Hi there. This is a reminder to fill the address collection. Sorry for the inconvenience if you did submit the form before. If you still wish to receive the postcard from Wikipedia Asian Month, please submit your postal mailing address via this Google form. This form is only accessed by WAM international team. All personal data will be destroyed immediately after postcards are sent. If you have problems in accessing the google form, you can use Email This User to send your address to my Email.

If you do not wish to share your personal information and do not want to receive the postcard, please let us know at WAM talk page so I will not keep sending reminders to you. Best, Sailesh Patnaik

Pending changes reviewer grantedEdit

Hello. Your account has been granted the "pending changes reviewer" userright, allowing you to review other users' edits on pages protected by pending changes. The list of articles awaiting review is located at Special:PendingChanges, while the list of articles that have pending changes protection turned on is located at Special:StablePages.

Being granted reviewer rights neither grants you status nor changes how you can edit articles. If you do not want this user right, you may ask any administrator to remove it for you at any time.

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Anarchyte (work | talk) 13:33, 23 January 2018 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Barnstar of Diligence
For your tireless and often-times, tedious work on BLP's related to Pakistani personalities. Your contributions are well appreciated! Saqib (talk) 14:58, 25 January 2018 (UTC)

A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Special Barnstar
Thank you for your kind gesture. Looking forward to our cooperation in future, making Wikipedia a better place for everyone.  M A A Z   T A L K  18:12, 9 February 2018 (UTC)

Women's History Month 2018 at Women in RedEdit

Welcome to Women in Red's March 2018 worldwide online editathons.


Historically, our March event has been one of the biggest offerings of the year. This year, we are collaborating with two other wiki communities. Our article campaign is the official on-line/virtual node for Art+Feminism. Our image campaign supports the Whose Knowledge? initiative. Women's History Month 2018

Continuing: #1day1woman Global Initiative

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April 2018 at Women in RedEdit

Welcome to Women in Red's April 2018 worldwide online editathons.


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

Continuing: #1day1woman Global Initiative

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Invitation to WikiProject PortalsEdit

The Portals WikiProject has been rebooted.

You are invited to join, and participate in the effort to revitalize and improve the Portal system and all the portals in it.

There are sections on the WikiProject page dedicated to tasks (including WikiGnome tasks too), and areas on the talk page for discussing the improvement and automation of the various features of portals.

Many complaints have been lodged in the RfC to delete all portals, pointing out their various problems. They say that many portals are not maintained, or have fallen out of date, are useless, etc. Many of the !votes indicate that the editors who posted them simply don't believe in the potential of portals anymore.

It's time to change all that. Let's give them reasons to believe in portals, by revitalizing them.

The best response to a deletion nomination is to fix the page that was nominated. The further underway the effort is to improve portals by the time the RfC has run its course, the more of the reasons against portals will no longer apply. RfCs typically run 30 days. There are 19 days left in this one. Let's see how many portals we can update and improve before the RfC is closed, and beyond.

A healthy WikiProject dedicated to supporting and maintaining portals may be the strongest argument of all not to delete.

We may even surprise ourselves and exceed all expectations. Who knows what we will be able to accomplish in what may become the biggest Wikicollaboration in years.

Let's do this.

See ya at the WikiProject!

Sincerely,    — The Transhumanist   10:24, 21 April 2018 (UTC)

May 2018 at Women in RedEdit

Welcome to Women in Red's May 2018 worldwide online editathons.



New: "Women of the Sea"

New: "Villains"

New: "Women in Sports"

New: "Central Eastern European women"


Continuing: #1day1woman Global Initiative

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Wiki Loves FoodEdit

Hello! After the successful pilot program by Wikimedia India in 2015, Wiki Loves Food (WLF) is happening again in 2018 and this year, it's going International. To make this event a grand success, your direction is key. Please sign up here as a volunteer to bring all the world's food to Wikimedia. Danidamiobi (talk) 02:15, 30 April 2018 (UTC)

Thank you very muchEdit

The RfC discussion to eliminate portals was closed May 12, with the statement "There exists a strong consensus against deleting or even deprecating portals at this time." This was made possible because you and others came to the rescue. Thank you for speaking up.

By the way, the current issue of the Signpost features an article with interviews about the RfC and the Portals WikiProject.

I'd also like to let you know that the Portals WikiProject is working hard to make sure your support of portals was not in vain. Toward that end, we have been working diligently to innovate portals, while building, updating, upgrading, and maintaining them. The project has grown to 80 members so far, and has become a beehive of activity.

Our two main goals at this time are to automate portals (in terms of refreshing, rotating, and selecting content), and to develop a one-page model in order to make obsolete and eliminate most of the 150,000 subpages from the portal namespace by migrating their functions to the portal base pages, using technologies such as selective transclusion. Please feel free to join in on any of the many threads of development at the WikiProject's talk page, or just stop by to see how we are doing. If you have any questions about portals or portal development, that is the best place to ask them.

If you would like to keep abreast of developments on portals, keep in mind that the project's members receive updates on their talk pages. The updates are also posted here, for your convenience.

Again, we can't thank you enough for your support of portals, and we hope to make you proud of your decision. Sincerely,    — The Transhumanist   10:50, 25 May 2018 (UTC)

P.S.: if you reply to this message, please {{ping}} me. Thank you. -TT

Thanks!Edit

  All the best from Berlin
Just saw some useful edit from you - and soon noticed your German ancestry. Best wishes from a Berliner, proud to be born and living in Berlin. (The emotion "proud to be German" just does not exist) Volker Siegel (talk) 14:34, 29 May 2018 (UTC)

Women in Red June EditathonsEdit

Welcome to Women in Red's June 2018 worldwide online editathons.



New: WiR Loves Pride

New: Singers and Songwriters

New: Women in GLAM

New: Geofocus: Russia/USSR


Continuing: #1day1woman Global Initiative

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AfDEdit

Hi Störm. Following on from this AfD you started, I've now logged this one. Thanks. Lugnuts Fire Walk with Me 12:53, 18 July 2018 (UTC)

August 2018 at Women in RedEdit

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.

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A barnstar for you!Edit

  The Tireless Contributor Barnstar
Impressed with the number of Pakistan-related articles you have CREATED on Wikipedia. Run into them often. Cheers... Ngrewal1 (talk) 16:22, 10 August 2018 (UTC)
Carry on your good work Storm. --Saqib (talk) 16:49, 10 August 2018 (UTC)
Ngrewal1 Many thanks for appreciating, I hope I'll continue to improve Pakistan-related articles. Störm (talk) 17:00, 10 August 2018 (UTC)

A barnstar for youEdit

  The BLP Barnstar
Thank you for maintaining NPOV on Imran Khan and daring to expand the coverage of the aspect not touched by many with a ten foot pole, you brought a Störm 🌀 there! Sheriff | ☎ 911 | 02:20, 11 August 2018 (UTC)
Many thanks for this Sheriff. Störm (talk) 10:48, 11 August 2018 (UTC)
I can see a lot of awards pouring in Storm but are you sure Reham Khan is former wife of Bill Clinton? --Saqib (talk) 18:18, 11 August 2018 (UTC)
Saqib I started it using My Life (Bill Clinton autobiography) in which I forgot to remove his name. Sometimes it happens when your concentration is somewhere. Störm (talk) 18:25, 11 August 2018 (UTC)
Yes it happens so no offense! --Saqib (talk) 18:29, 11 August 2018 (UTC)
That was funny though, I had a laugh! 😀 Sheriff | ☎ 911 | 02:32, 12 August 2018 (UTC)

A category barnstar for you!Edit

  The Categorisation Barnstar
I hereby award you the Categorisation Barnstar for your thankless and tireless work in categorising our biographies on Pakistani politicians, with the aim to better aid our readers. Saqib (talk) 18:16, 1 September 2018 (UTC)
Saqib Thanks Saqib. I actually enjoy doing it and sometimes I discover unusual topics which further compels me to browse and quest continues. Störm (talk) 18:31, 1 September 2018 (UTC)

A Barnstar for you!Edit

  The Original Barnstar
For improving articles related to Pakistan. Although you are not Pakistani, you have still worked hard to improve our articles, surely more than many of us. Knightrises10 (talk) 15:19, 2 September 2018 (UTC)
Knightrises10 Many thanks. This is very kind of you. If you need any sort of help regarding WP guidlines/policy, you can always ask me. Thanks. Störm (talk) 07:01, 3 September 2018 (UTC)

Sure   Knightrises10 (talk) 09:50, 3 September 2018 (UTC)

Get ready for November with Women in Red!Edit

Three new topics for WiR's online editathons in November, two of them supporting other initiatives



New: Religion Deceased politicians Asia

Continuing: #1day1woman Global Initiative

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December 2018 at Women in RedEdit

The WiR December editathons provide something for everyone.



New: Photography Laureates Countries beginning with 'I'

Continuing: #1day1woman Global Initiative

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December 2018 at Women in RedEdit

The WiR December editathons provide something for everyone.



New: Photography Laureates Countries beginning with 'I'

Continuing: #1day1woman Global Initiative

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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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Merry Christmas and a Happy New YearEdit

 
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Hi Störm, I wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas
and a very Happy and Prosperous New Year,
Thanks for all your help and thanks for all your contributions to the 'pedia,

   –Davey2010 Merry Christmas / Happy New Year 19:12, 23 December 2018 (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

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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
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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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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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Disambig of cricketersEdit

Hi Storm. If you know of any other international cricketers who should be moved per the examples of Steve Smith, James Anderson, etc, but you can't move them, just drop a note on my talkpage and I'll sort it out. Thanks. Lugnuts Fire Walk with Me 16:20, 20 May 2019 (UTC)

Lugnuts Thanks, Lugnuts. That solved my problem as I was compiling such pages and was going to put them on WP:RM. I will soon take your help. Thanks. Störm (talk) 16:23, 20 May 2019 (UTC)

June events with WIREdit

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


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Category:Universities_and_colleges_formed_by_mergerEdit

Is there any reason not to add all of the schools on List of university and college mergers in the United States to Category:Universities_and_colleges_formed_by_merger? And would it make more sense to have a subcategory specifically for the United States instead? I'd like to work with you on this...Naraht (talk) 12:44, 6 June 2019 (UTC)

Naraht, thanks for noting. Many of the colleges in the list were 'absorbed' by another college or university so are not merger in that sense. Of course, you are free to create a subcategory, making already created one its parent as subcategorization is generally encouraged on WP. Störm (talk) 12:52, 6 June 2019 (UTC)
I agree. I've been picking through them to find ones that were true mergers. My interest was most piqued when I saw that my alma mater, Carnegie-Mellon was on there, and Case Western Reserve was not. Carnegie-Mellon is a merger between Carnegie Institute of Technology (which was a classic Engineering school) and Mellon Institute which was an independent non-profit. Case Western Reserve OTOH, was a merger of Case Institute of Technology (which was a classic Engineering School) and Western Reserve University(a liberal args college). So I could see with *strict* criteria Carnegie Mellon being excluded, but Case Western Reserve being one of the best examples of what should be in the category. (I'm Blabbering, sorry).Naraht (talk) 12:59, 6 June 2019 (UTC)

EuropeEdit

Naraht Thanks for working on the categories. I went on and found whole array of mergers in Europe. You can help me in this regard. Please update them using this link, as I haven't updated it completely. You may check it again. Störm (talk) 11:48, 7 June 2019 (UTC)

Splitting for Europe. I'll take a look (I'm pretty sure the one for Ukraine isn't in the category yet.. Also still going through Universities and colleges formed by merger in the United States.Naraht (talk) 13:02, 7 June 2019 (UTC)
Gone through and checked (and added a few more) for Iceland, Ireland, the UK, Scandanavia and Eastonia, so far. Need to get to work. (also, my lower limit on creating a new country category is 3 colleges, should that be changed to 2? that would make 3 or 4 more country categories.)Naraht (talk) 13:27, 7 June 2019 (UTC)
I am okay with two as categories general purpose is to ease up the navigation. Störm (talk) 14:54, 7 June 2019 (UTC)
So additions will be German, Hungary, Greece, Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Belgium. (I think that's it based on what was there at about 11AM)

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


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