Talk:Free Travel-Shirt

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Moin Leute, da Björn und Gustav nicht sagen wo das Ding jetzt ist, einfach mal so in den Raum gestellt, wie lange braucht Ihr das Shirt und wo soll es hin. Tschüß --Raboe001 22:17, 14 March 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Im Moment läuft es. Ich werde es vermutlich am nächsten Samstag in Basel in empfang nehmen... Alles wird gut. --Abena 19:59, 24 March 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Die T-Shirts gibt es nur in den Größen L und XL? Ist das noch immer so? Soll das heißen, nur fette und große Frauen können Enzyklopädistinnen sein? Oder gar keine Frauen? Oder nur Frauen mit Schlabber-T-Shirts? O.o (Bin sowieso schon sauer über einen Mangel an passenden und guten: Gummistiefeln und Arbeitshandschuhen, Arbeitsschuhen...) Nicht zum Übelnehmen, sondern eine Anregung.

The T-Shirts are only available size L and XL? Does that mean only big and tall women can be encyclopedists? Or no women at all? Or only women in loose T-Shirts? O.o (I am p...ed anyway about a lack of fitting and good: rubberboots, working gloves, working boots...) No offend, just proposal. Grüße von --Maulbeermaul 08:18, 6 October 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hi Maulbeerbaum. This only means I did't have other seizes when we started the project. The xl is a donation by a former cooperation parnter, the L Size is a donation by a former roommate of mine. Next time, I hope to get a donation in a smaller seize. Working on it... 10:03, 7 October 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Iran in august....gone lost?[edit]

Hi! Is there any information what's actually going on with the blue shirt? There's no move since august; given it to an user in iran... Thanks and Greetings --Sir James 06:12, 23 October 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I have no information. Perhaps an e-mail to the T-Shirt holder might help. do you like to write the Mail ? --Abena 09:58, 23 October 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks. I'll do it today or tomorrow and try to inform you at this page. Greets - --Sir James 06:55, 24 October 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Seems to me, someone (Büwü, Flominator) from de-WP have already done this job. Something is working... try to contact them as well for more details. --Abena 10:51, 26 October 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I sent him an eMail and I wrote onto his discussion page - he did some edits in the meanwhile, but this a..hole doesn't answer! --Sir James 08:40, 28 October 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I guess you shoul contact Büwü and Flominator, they might have more information. And I guess it's still a misunderstanding. It will work out. --Abena 10:14, 28 October 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]

This isn't only a question that I had. These two users might open their mistery here, so anybody who's interested in the blue shirt could be informed. --Sir James 17:57, 28 October 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]

There isn't much to tell. I talked with the user. He promised to hold an event in his university last Wednesday and sent it to me immediately. I haven't heard from him since last Monday. --Flominator 21:58, 2 November 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Ah... thanks. Any statement, why this took 2 months? --Sir James 09:08, 4 November 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]
What should I have written? That I keep poking him to send it back? --Flominator 13:01, 6 November 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Today I got an answer from User Mardetanha as I wrote on October, 25th. He answered: "hello dear sir james and sorry for delay in responding i have updated the page Mardetanha" --Sir James 18:42, 29 November 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Hi sir James, thank you fot the information. I must admit, I don't understand this message... :-( --Abena 19:27, 29 November 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I guess Mardetanha refers to this edit [1]. --Ukko 22:24, 29 November 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Hi, the t shirts will be auctioned off shortly and I still do not know all signatures on it. In particular, I don't know, who is Hannelore ? on the wite T-shirt.

The auction text will read:

This shirt has travelled around the world to support free knowledge, particularly through Wikipedia. All profits of this auction will be donated to the <a href="">Wikimedia Foundation</a>, the organization that operates the servers for Wikipedia, enabling you to receive knowledge on all sorts of topics virtually free of charge. The T-Shirt is signed by celebreties ranging from Tzipi Livni, former foreign secretary of Israel, to Jimbo Wales, (co-)founder of Wikipedia. There are two t-shirts, the other one being auctioned off on the German ebay.

The signatures are by:

Postage is a flat US-$30 to anywhere in the world, so that bidders from South Africa have the same chance as those from Iceland. You can pay into a Dutch or an U.K. bank account or use paypal (the paypal fees are deducted from the profit, so payment via bank transfer is much preferred). Translations into German, Russian, Serbo-Croat are provided, I also asked for a translation into Hebrew. Any suggestions, please let me know by the end of the day. Fossa 05:55, 22 March 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Great work! What about the signature of German actor "Michael Jäger" on the white shirt? --Flominator 20:59, 25 March 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Have I missed something? Where were the T-shirts auctioned? Greetings --Sir James 12:41, 10 April 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]
The auctions [2] and [3] have been started yesterday, so you didn't miss anything. --Flominator 17:09, 7 June 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

controversial people at the top of every German Wikipedia article[edit]

I was rather shocked to find an advertisement for a T-shirt with a signature by Tzipi Livni at the top of the German Wikipedia. She is a very controversial person, whom many see as a war criminal -- it is utterly inappropriate to put something like this on top of every article in the Wikipedia where everyone is forced to see it (including people who lost relatives through her wars). In fact I don't think it would be appropriate even if the people involved were less controversial: Who chose these people? Why advertise for them at the top of Wikipedia?! This advertisement should be removed immediately. Sorry if this is the wrong place to write this, but this was the only place the text at the top linked to. Joriki 02:46, 10 June 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

P.S.: I just read above that the signatories also include two controversial conservative German politicians, including one who is currently the candidate of the right for the German presidency in a hotly contested election. That's just plain crazy. Please get this removed ASAP. Joriki 02:49, 10 June 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]
The names, including the most problematic one, Tzipi Livni, have now been removed from the site notice of the German Wikipedia. However, the broader problem that the Wikimedia Foundation is auctioning a T-shirt with the signature of someone whom very many people (many in the Western world, but even more elsewhere) view as a war criminal, remains. I don't know who takes these kinds of decisions; I'd appreciate very much if someone could let me know whom or where to write to complain about this. Many thanks. Joriki 12:17, 10 June 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]