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"London" Wikimedia Meetup Number 163[edit]

NOTE - This meetup will be virtual due to the Coronavirus pandemic

Date and time: Sunday 10 January 2021 13:00—18:00
(join at any time you can, no need to stay for the whole afternoon)

Location: Online
We will use Zoom video chat, the link is below. the wub will host.


A social gathering for Wikimedia/Wikipedia enthusiasts. You can expect to meet some very keen Wikimedians, and complete newbies are also welcome, as is anyone interested in finding out more about Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects.

Although this meetup is a continuation of the regular "London" pub gatherings, going virtual means that geography is no longer a constraint so do feel free to join from anywhere you may be, in the UK or elsewhere!

Please also invite any Wikimedia people you know (or have had wiki dealings with) who might be interested – spread the word!

Zoom link[edit]

@GhostInTheMachine, Joseph2302, Johnbod, Rodw, ClemRutter, RexxS, Serendipodous, Arbil44, TrottieTrue, Araumo, Pi, Leutha, Zindor, Dreamy Jazz, Femkemilene, Quizzicalmind159, Lajmmoore, and Djm-leighpark:

Here's the zoom link (same as last month): https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84805566882?pwd=aGRmZTN5UTNmdmVuWnNOSk11L2ZsZz09

And if using the app: Meeting ID: 848 0556 6882 Passcode: 592828

-- the wub "?!" 11:59, 10 January 2021 (UTC) the wub It says that meeting has expired on 13 december 2020, BTW how come you can get more than 2 people on Zoom for longer than 40 mins?

Suggested topics[edit]

  • This will be just a few days before Wikipedia's 20th birthday, so let's reflect and celebrate!
  • I'll have a little quiz on Wikipedia history and trivia, with barnstars to be won. the wub "?!" 23:11, 27 December 2020 (UTC)

Attending[edit]

Add your name to the list by adding an asterisk and four tildes like this: * ~~~~

  • the wub "?!" 23:11, 27 December 2020 (UTC)
  • GhostInTheMachine talk to me 09:47, 28 December 2020 (UTC)
  • I expect so. Joseph2302 (talk) 16:09, 28 December 2020 (UTC)
  • No doubt. Happy New Year to all! Johnbod (talk) 17:36, 28 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Probably (bring on 2021).Rodw (talk) 17:53, 28 December 2020 (UTC)
  • Yes, I might have a few things to say on Editor retention strategies. ClemRutter (talk) 20:37, 29 December 2020 (UTC)
  • RexxS (talk) 01:11, 5 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Serendipodous (talk) 20:00, 6 January 2021 (UTC) Just please remember to send me the link direct or my email will block it :)
  • Will be there, God willing! I found the link to this page after stupidly deleting it! Arbil44 (talk) 19:10, 8 January 2021 (UTC)
  • TrottieTrue (talk) 01:37, 9 January 2021 (UTC) I'll give it a go.
  • Will be joining you from Oz Araumo (talk) 10:50, 9 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Pi (talk) 17:04, 9 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Hope so! Leutha (talk) 17:21, 9 January 2021 (UTC)
  • Defo coming Quizzicalmind159 (talk) 12:44, 10 January 2021 (UTC)

May be attending[edit]

Interested but not attending[edit]

  • Sorry completely occupied with a new puppy. Mccapra (talk) 17:24, 9 January 2021 (UTC)
    • @Mccapra: That sounds like an excellent reason. I hope we can get an introduction at a future meetup! the wub "?!" 12:00, 10 January 2021 (UTC)