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Deryni and The Living love: If are you going to be organzers for your wikis, please move your home Wikipedia with your surname behind Czech Wikipedia. Thank you! --Patriccck (talk) 10:45, 24 July 2019 (UTC)Reply

CN Banner[edit]

I don't know how it is organized (or who takes care of the banner) but the 2018 translation chaos (asking me to do the copypaste) could have been avoided by use of Translate Extensions. Translation extension allows the translators to use familiar Translate extension and CN admin just need to click "(Publish, approve, or something like that)" to make it into the system. There were changes in how CentralNotice operates (Meta:Babel/Archives/2018-11#Changes to CentralNotice Access and the new "CentralAdmin-only protection") so it might be worth considering migrating for the future. — regards, Revi 09:28, 7 August 2019 (UTC)Reply

User:-revi Got it. THX Li-Yun Lin (talk) 03:31, 3 September 2019 (UTC)Reply
@Li-Yun Lin, AddisWang, Saileshpat, Ле Лой, and ネイ: What update about the CN and translation? ‍‍‍‍~Moheen (keep talking) 14:28, 29 October 2019 (UTC)Reply
@Moheen: Please refer --CentralNotice/Request/Wikipedia Asian Month 2019 thank you --Tiven2240 (talk) 14:56, 1 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Official Guidelines of the WAM 2019[edit]

I created this page with Official Guidelines of the WAM 2019. Organizers @Li-Yun Lin and AddisWang: please correct the mistakes and edit the text. Then please allow this guidelines. --Patriccck (talk) 09:59, 8 August 2019 (UTC)Reply

WAM 2019 banner on central notice[edit]

Hi! I was one of the organizers of WAM on Spanish Wikipedia in 2017 and 2018, and again this year. I have a question about the central notice. Should we apply for it or will there be a common application for all languages participating? Another question is about the tool for evaluation, and this is the same question. Should we ask for it? Thanks! Millars (talk) 22:08, 2 October 2019 (UTC)Reply

@Millars: The link to the request - CentralNotice/Request/Wikipedia Asian Month 2019 --Tiven2240 (talk) 14:54, 1 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Expand and update articles[edit]

We suggested from German Wikipedia to give points for updating and expanding articles, because there is a big need for suc work, even more than for new articles. --J. Patrick Fischer (talk) 21:50, 5 October 2019 (UTC)Reply

@J. Patrick Fischer: Unfortunately This year we don't have any input in Article Expansion. If the community wishes to have it's own prize it can have it on its own. WAM has prize for just new Article creation this year. Maybe next year as the Fountain Tool gets updated we can have this possible. Thank you for understanding. --Tiven2240 (talk) 14:53, 1 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Wikipedia Asian Month 2019 in Bashkir Wikipedia[edit]

We have been participating in the marathon since 2015 and we have many stub articles. According to the rules of the marathon, only new articles participate in the competition. But we would like to improve the existing stub articles. Let us know if you will consider improved articles? --ZUFAr (talk) 18:18, 12 October 2019 (UTC)Reply

The marathon is big enough, as it is. I recommend staying in this format. We can work all year round with our stubs and hitting local competetions as well. Therefore, stay in this format! It is perfect, as it is! Amici sumus, Deryni (talk) 21:10, 30 October 2019 (UTC)Reply

Wikipedia Asian Month 2018[edit]

Hi there! I would like to have the data of number of articles created and number of participants joined in last 2018 events. Where can i have it or would you mind to email me the data? Thank you.CyberTroopers (talk) 14:14, 17 October 2019 (UTC)Reply

Hello CyberTroopers! Thank you for reaching out to us. Here is the link for the last year data for Wikipedia Asian Month 2018. Hope this helps. Regards Wikilover90 (talk) 13:17, 19 October 2019 (UTC)Reply

Will run?[edit]

Hello, will this contest run? It's almost end of the month, and there are basically no info on the page besides a list of participant wikis. :) huwiki joins the first time, and I have questions about the tool and the overall process of the contest but the subpage for organisers is empty... Where can I get some assistance? Thanks in advance :) Teemeah (talk) 10:46, 27 October 2019 (UTC)Reply

@Li-Yun Lin and AddisWang: maybe you can help to answer this? Thank you in advance. Teemeah (talk) 10:16, 28 October 2019 (UTC)Reply

@Teemeah: we will send you the detailed information about the same very soon. Stay tuned --Tiven2240 (talk) 12:34, 28 October 2019 (UTC)Reply

A Wikipedia-wide banner announcing the start of the Asian Month?[edit]

Last year there was a banner visible throughout all Wikipedia language versions announcing the start of the Asian Month. @Seddon (WMF): would you be willing to recreate a banner again (just the same one as last year, because the logo hasn't changed, but with "2019" instead of "2018")? Thanks --Furfur (talk) 07:41, 1 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

@Furfur: please have a look at CentralNotice/Request/Wikipedia Asian Month 2019 for more information. Thank you --Tiven2240 (talk) 14:48, 1 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
Thanks for this info! --Furfur (talk) 14:56, 1 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Wikimedians of Mainland China would like to engage in this project as Postcard/Supporting affiliate[edit]

Hello, our Wikimedians of Mainland China is willing to engage in Wikipedia Asian Month 2019 as Postcard/Supporting affiliate. Would anyone guide us on how to process? We are able to resolve the funds ourselves. Much appreciated! Walter Grassroot (talk) 15:18, 1 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

@Walter Grassroot: Noted. Our Chief Co-ordinator will assist you with the same soon. Thank you --Tiven2240 (talk) 16:41, 1 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
@Walter Grassroot: Hi, I am the chief of WAM 2019. This year we already decided which affiliate is our Postcard/Supporting affiliate. Many thanks for your kind offer. Li-Yun Lin (talk) 16:53, 1 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
@Li-Yun Lin and Tiven2240:, Would I read the conference summary for your internal discussion because no one was informed about the exact community for the affiliate. Walter Grassroot (talk) 06:57, 2 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
@Walter Grassroot: Sorry, you are not a member of the international team so it's impossible for me to let you read the summary of the discussion we had. I, as the chief of WAM, in here reject your request. Li-Yun Lin (talk) 07:29, 2 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
Already, I got the point, you have highlighted your leadership twice, and I have acknowledged the hostility from your Taiwanese community. Thanks and good luck. Walter Grassroot (talk) 07:33, 2 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Fountain Tool is not ready for WAM19 on sdwiki[edit]

Hi, I am organizer and jury member for the WAM 2019 on Sindhi Wikipedia. The Fountain tool isn't ready for us to submit the articles. Today I have worked on article but couldn't submitted it due to above mentioned problem. Kindly enable fountain toll for WAM19 on sdwiki. Thanks 🙏JogiAsad (talk) 15:32, 1 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Pinging Tool Administrator @Ле Лой: . Thank you. -Tiven2240 (talk) 16:33, 1 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Thanks, now toll is enabled and working, 😊. JogiAsad (talk) 13:57, 3 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Request for neutral jury member to judge my articles and Populate my articles for WAM on Fountain tool[edit]

@Li-Yun Lin, AddisWang, Wikilover90, Exec8, Saileshpat, and Tiven2240: Hi, I am the only jury member on Wikipedia Asian Month edit-thon on Sindhi Wikipedia, as per WAM19 rules; articles written by local jury member must be checked and verified by neutral jury member, so I request neutral jury member (either international jury members) to judge HERE are ALL my articles along with their Statistics, Size in words and bytes and their links to https://xtools.wmflabs.org/articleinfo translated for WAM on Sdwiki, and I request Ле Лой to populate all of my articles on sdwiki Fountain tool for WAM19. Further discussion and article's URL links are provided HERE & HERE Thanks and regards JogiAsad (talk) 14:44, 30 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

German tool[edit]

Could you please add as juror Sebastian Wallroth and Yanikor in the tool for German Wikipedia? Thank you! --J. Patrick Fischer (talk) 21:28, 1 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Regarding WAM2019 knwiki homepage[edit]

@Lokesha kunchadka: Hello Lokesha, I hope you are doing well. Haven't you yet set up local homepage for your community? We are setting up the central banner. Will you please provide the exact link of the homepage? The one you have input on WAM2019 is not working. I am looking forward to hear from you. Kind regards, — Tulsi Bhagat (contribs | talk) 14:22, 2 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

@Tulsi Bhagat: the organizer seems to be blocked on that wiki. Can you suggest any user who can take a lead. --Tiven2240 (talk) 02:59, 4 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
Sorry Tiven, no idea who can take the lead. Kind regards, — Tulsi Bhagat (contribs | talk) 03:49, 4 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Redirect article[edit]

de:Tal (Maske) was just a redirect before. Same problem would be translations, when the version history is imported. Could you change the tool like in te last years to accept such articles? We, the jurors, would check the creating date. --J. Patrick Fischer (talk) 16:15, 2 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

@J. Patrick Fischer: The tool administrator Le loy would assist you better than us. Do message him on his talkpage. Thank you --Tiven2240 (talk) 07:12, 3 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
I thought, he is reading here, too. ;-) --J. Patrick Fischer (talk) 09:02, 3 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
@Ле Лой: The same problem with lv:Čiba. --Papuass (talk) 12:00, 3 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
The solution could be allowing Jurors to add articles which violate rules, if technical solution is too complex. --Papuass (talk) 12:17, 4 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
Done, Papuass please check! Le Loy 05:13, 7 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
Ле Лой: Worked fine. @J. Patrick Fischer:, you can try the same. --Papuass (talk) 08:56, 7 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Using wikidata to analyse submissions[edit]

I really like the stats page from 2017. Are there any expertise involved who might be able to use Wikidata to organise submissions by theme (e.g. biographies, places, events, etc) or for the biographies some stats about dates of birth, places etc? T.Shafee(Evo﹠Evo)talk 04:10, 4 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

The data we used was from the Fountain Tool. Maybe wikidata can help. An expert in Wikidata may assist. Thank you --Tiven2240 (talk) 17:08, 5 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Help with WAM at pt.wiki[edit]

Hi guys. Can anyone help with the creation of the Wikipedia Asian Month submission tool for Lusophone Wikipedia? Its know its a bit late... but our community participates every year with hundreds of articles... Thank you so much. Tuga1143 (talk) 00:00, 5 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Pinging @Ле Лой:. Please assist --Tiven2240 (talk) 17:06, 5 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
Thank you Tiven2240. Tuga1143 (talk) 00:05, 6 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
Done! https://tools.wmflabs.org/fountain/editathons/asian-month-2019-pt Le Loy 05:11, 7 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Fountain tool for WAM19 on sdwiki doesn't shows article[edit]

@Ле Лой and Tiven2240: Fountain Tool for WAM 2019 on sdwiki is not showing statistics, article created by me(JogiAsad), yesterday I submitted article Gobustan Rock Art its not showing on above given link of Fountain tool on sdwiki. This was the procedure on Fountain tool which I followed: "First, I clicked on Submit, then a box opened "Add on behalf of: JogiAsad, clicked Next, a next box asking for Article's title: here in this box I typed article's title, and clicked next, now on next window the article title showed in red saying this article was not found you can create it, besides this there was two buttons 'Back', 'Add', Back button was clickable but Add button was not clickable". Kindly resolve technical flaws, errors as elaborated above. Thanks 🙏 — The preceding unsigned comment was added by JogiAsad (talk)

Pinging @Ле Лой: please assist. --Tiven2240 (talk) 17:07, 5 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
JogiAsad, Tiven2240, should be done by now, please check. Le Loy 05:10, 7 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
Hi, thanks for your valuable technical help, This is the actual Gobustan Rock Art article, it still doesn't shows Fountain Tool for WAM 2019 on sdwiki, and statistics, my username as a user, article, points are not showing. I am gonna submit another article via this tool, then inform you of further details. JogiAsad (talk) 09:19, 8 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
@Ле Лой: Hi, I have submitted another (my 2nd article for WAM 19) via Fountain tool, but Gobustan Rock Art and it's Maiden Tower (Baku) doesn't show on Fountain tool. JogiAsad (talk) 17:52, 11 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

New article in Waray Wikipedia as entry to the 2019 Wikipedia Asian Month[edit]

Good day! I just created a new article in the Waray Wikipedia (here) and I wish to send it as entry for the 2019 Wikipedia Asian Month. But I found out that the Fountain tool only accepts new articles in the English Wikipedia. I would like to ask if the Wikipedia Asian Month only allows new (Asian-topic) articles in the English language or if it could accept entries from other languages. Thanks! —Nairb.Idi9 (talk)

@Nairb.Idi9: There seems some issues with the tool. It will be fixed soon. Stay tuned. --Tiven2240 (talk) 17:03, 5 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
@Tiven2240: I surely will. Thanks! —Nairb.Idi9 (talk)
Done a couple of hours earlier... Le Loy 05:15, 7 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

word count controversies[edit]

@Ле Лой: Hello, we got some complaints that the Fountain tool apparently counts words wrong in Hungarian. For example hu:Hanamaki repülőtér is deemed to have 227 words by Fountain but if I copy-paste the text (excluding templates, infoboxes and citations etc.) into Word, it gives me a word count of 341. Is it possible to understand how the algorithm defines "word"? Thanks a lot. Teemeah (talk) 13:53, 7 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

  • Teemeah, Fountain only counts characters and words in coherent text, not in tables, quotes, lists, footnotes, headers and comments. Word includes these ones (except for comments) in its count, hence the difference. Le Loy 22:24, 7 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Ле Лой this still does not account for the difference. It seems like that Fountain ignores much of the written text, too. We cleaned up the text, clearing off all templates and headers etc. and it still doesn't give the correct word count. Teemeah (talk) 15:01, 8 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Oh gosh, lists, too? That's wrong though... Sometimes it is clearer to list certain things in an articles than to write them into sentences. In any case, then, it seems that converting the list part back to normal fluid text solved the counting issue in Fountain. I would very much advise to rethink this restriction. If an article only contains a list, the jury can still disapprove it, but this discriminates other articles that may have a small portion of a list included. Teemeah (talk) 15:11, 8 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Questions from User:Wei4Green[edit]

Hi, committee and all organizers of WAM. I contacted both User:Ле Лой and User:AddisWang for help as an organizer, but I think organizing my questions here would be better (all questions are in bold to navigate clearly). I have multiple questions to ask...

...as an editor (Quotes from Wikipedia Asian Month 2019/Organiser Guidelines#Rules):

  • The article is newly created by you (i.e. not expanding stubs) between November 1, 2019 0:00 and November 30, 2019 23:59 (UTC). What if there are both an article and an approved draft of the same topic created by different editors? Who is the real creator of the article (or topic in this case)?
'Approved drafts' are not participating in WAM. Le Loy 22:35, 7 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
But what if the creator of the approved draft got his/her draft approved and replaced the existing article earlier?
Only new articles are accepted. If someone tries to submit an article that they haven't created, Fountain won't let them. Le Loy 01:55, 8 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
  • The article should be at least 3,000 bytes and at least 300 words in length. (exclude Infobox, template etc.) Which requirement excludes the templates, etc.? The 3,000-bytes or the 300-words requirement? Does it also exclude HTML tags?
The 300-word requirement excludes templates etc. The word count is done automatically by the WAM tool (Fountain). Le Loy 22:35, 7 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
  • The article should not be a list. Could the article be a disambiguation-like or list-like article (e.g. en:Elizabeth (given name))?
No. Le Loy 22:35, 7 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
Why? Aren't they also articles?
Because the contest is organised this way. And no, they are not articles. See en:WP:DPAGE. Le Loy 01:55, 8 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
  • The article should be about any topic concerning an Asian country. Could the article be about multiple Asian countries and/or territories?
Yes. If your language edition doesn't have articles like 'Asia' or 'Indochina' or 'Mekong river' they all can be created for this editathon and will be deemed 'on-topic'. Le Loy 22:35, 7 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
What about international relations?
Same. Le Loy 01:55, 8 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

...as a potential organizer for Simple English Wikipedia, English Wikipedia, and/or Chinese Wikipedia (Quotes from Wikipedia Asian Month 2019/Organiser Guidelines#Preparation and Wikipedia Asian Month/QA#Organizing):

  • Before 27 October 2019 . . . Post an invitation message on the village pump, Community bulletin board, mailing list, or even make a Site Notice, around two weeks before it starts. I only signed up for organizing Simple English Wikipedia's WAM contest today, so what should I do to make it more visible than ever to editors on Simple English Wikipedia?
Post an invitation message on the village pump, Community bulletin board, mailing list, or even make a Site Notice :) Better late than never. Le Loy 22:35, 7 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
How do I make one of those WAM banners that appear on top of articles?
CentralNotice/Request. Le Loy 01:55, 8 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
  • A tool for keeping track participants' progress shall be available here (hosted at Tool Labs). What title, code, and project name should I fill out when I add a new project?
Look at the other editathons: English one has 'Wikipedia Asian Month 2019' as the title, 'asian-month-2019-en' as the code and it's held in en-wiki. Simple English one would have 'Wikipedia Asian Month 2019' as the title, 'asian-month-2019-simple' as the code and 'simple' as the project. I can see there's a bug that doesn't allow to type 'sim' in the Project field but you can copy-paste it from here. Le Loy 22:35, 7 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
I typed in what you said, but why does the title field show that "[Wikipedia Asian Month 2019] already exists"?
Ah, right. Because it does :) Try 'Wikipedia Asian Month 2019 Simple' or something similar. Le Loy 01:55, 8 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
  • Could I organize multiple contests? Could organizers participate as an editor to win? Could organizers approve their own article entry?
Yes, yes, yes. Le Loy 01:55, 8 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
The jury should include some experienced editors who can check if submitted articles adhere to the rules. Invite them by writing to their talk pages and add them as jury members once they agree. Le Loy 01:55, 8 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

German banner[edit]

„Dieser November ist der Wikipedia Asien Monat“ is poor German. First of all it has always been „Asiatischer Monat“ and unlike in English you cannot put a „Wikipedia“ first in German (or it has to be „Wikipedia-Asien-Monat“). It would have been better „Dieser November ist Asiatischer Monat der Wikipedia.“ „Nimm am Wettbewerb teil und gewinne eine Postkarte aus Asien.“ is imperative mood so there has to be an exclamation mark at the end. NNW (talk) 14:21, 9 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

@NordNordWest: where did you find seen the banner. Is it central notice or site notice? --Tiven2240 (talk) 17:58, 9 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
Changed as NordNordWest suggested above. Stryn (talk) 18:17, 9 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Organizing WAM2019[edit]

Hello, greetings from Assamese Wikimedia Community,

As you may know, Assamese-language Wikipedia is currently organizing Project Tiger 2.0 editahon. We as a small community don't have a lot of editors and the same few keep participating and organizing all the editathons. Since we are bit occupied with Project Tiger 2.0 now, we somehow missed out and didn't decide to organize Wikipedia Asian Month 2019. However, we have organized it earlier in 2015 and 2016 and would like to do the same this year as well. Will it be possible for us to organize it right after the Project Tiger 2.0 ends (which will end in January 2020)? I understand that it will be 2020 by the time Project Tiger 2.0 ends and I am not even sure if we will be logically able to call it Wikipedia Asian Month 2019. Looking forward to your feedback and suggestions. --SlowPhoton (talk) 09:52, 11 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

@SlowPhoton: we are happy to inform you that Wikipedia Asian Month and project tiger 2.0 writing competition has a partnership with each other. You can run both contest together on a wiki. Articles made for Wikipedia Asian Month can be added to project tiger 2.0 writing competition. You are entitled to get both prizes. This is almost on every indic Wikipedia and all have accepted it. Hope your community too accepts it and y'all too join like the other indic Wikipedia communities. Feel free to discuss any issues. Regards. --Tiven2240 (talk) 14:15, 11 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
@Tiven2240: I am aware of that, but we almost lost half of the month now. As we were occupied with Project Tiger 2.0, we somehow ended up not organizing WAM 2019. So now we are interested in organizing a dedicated Wikipedia Asian Month 2019. Please let us know if it is possible after Project Tiger 2.0 ends. --SlowPhoton (talk) 14:35, 11 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Gujarati Wikipedia Asian Month 2019[edit]

@Tiven2240:, As a participant of Asian Month 2019 in Gujarati Wikipedia, I have submitted my articles but there is no response from the jury. This is my first participation in Asian month and all the submitted articles are accepted in project tiger 2.0 (Gujarati) so Please do needful regarding my submission of Asian Month 2019.--Vijay B. Barot (talk) 19:43, 18 November 2019 (UTC)Reply

Dear @Vijay B. Barot: the competition ends on 30th November and after that the jury will evaluate the articles. I request you to kindly wait until then and if no response found feel free to contact us again we will surely assist you with the same. Till than have a good time making new articles on Asian Topics at Gujarati language Wikipedia. Thank you --Tiven2240 (talk) 17:43, 19 November 2019 (UTC)Reply
Dear @Tiven2240:, As the extended time limit for Asian Month 2019 is over, I Would like to remind the same above. I also left a talk page message to jury regarding this. Thank you.--Vijay B. Barot (talk) 11:37, 8 December 2019 (UTC)Reply
Dear @Vijay B. Barot: I have written on the users talk page as well have emailed the user to start jury procedures. As per common procedures we will tend to wait till next 7 days that is until 15 December 2019 for the reply from the user. Failing to comply with the same we will ask help from local Administrators on Gujarati Wikipedia to review the Articles. Hope this helps, Regards --Tiven2240 (talk) 12:26, 8 December 2019 (UTC)Reply
Dear @Tiven2240:, Still no reply from the jury. Would you please further proceed for the jury procedure ? --Vijay B. Barot (talk) 18:32, 17 December 2019 (UTC)Reply
Dear @Tiven2240:, My articles in the fountain tool are without marks or points. So may I eligible for postcard ? still I didn't receive any message for address collection. Due to absence of jury I have to bother you. Thank you once again. --Vijay B. Barot (talk) 16:28, 4 January 2020 (UTC)Reply


Hello; User:Book9416 can not add his articles (พ็อกเก็ตมอนสเตอร์ (อนิเมะ พ.ศ. 2562), โปเกมอน เดอะมูฟวี่ ตอน ความแค้นของมิวทู อีโวลูชัน, ชูโด ทาเคชิ, โฮปเวลล์โฮลดิงส์, โชงากูกัง เอเชีย, ยอดนักสืบพิคาชู) from th.wikipedia on https://tools.wmflabs.org/fountain/editathons/asian-month-2019-th/add

I think he can recieve award. Can you slove this problem?

I’m deeply grateful. --B20180 (talk) 15:13, 9 December 2019 (UTC)Reply

As a jury member I think you can add it on its behalf. Hope this helps. If there is any issue please contact the tool administrator. :) --Tiven2240 (talk) 14:29, 10 December 2019 (UTC)Reply
@Ле Лой: Hello, I can not add these articles. Can you slove this problem? --B20180 (talk) 16:37, 10 December 2019 (UTC)Reply
@B20180: is the issue solved? --Tiven2240 (talk)
No. --B20180 (talk) 18:08, 21 December 2019 (UTC)Reply
@B20180: Did u try to add this article to fountain on the users behalf? If there was any error message while doing, please share it with us. Also contact ley loy on his talkpage directly for speedy redressal of fountain related bugs. --Tiven2240 (talk) 08:25, 22 December 2019 (UTC)Reply
ok. --B20180 (talk) 03:58, 24 December 2019 (UTC)Reply

Google Form[edit]

I am an organiser in the Greek Wikipedia's contest, along with Wikimedia User Group Greece. In the page "for organizers", a Google Form is referred. Can someone who knows better about the topic explain me what is about? Nikosgranturismogt (talk) 19:57, 9 December 2019 (UTC)Reply

@Nikosgranturismogt: can you provide us the link of the page where you seen the Google form. We will be happy to assist you. --Tiven2240 (talk) 14:30, 10 December 2019 (UTC)Reply
@Tiven2240: I think Nikosgranturismogt is talking about For Organizers. Can anyone give me the link to the address Google form? I'm the organiser for ms.wikipedia. --Tofeiku (talk) 09:25, 15 December 2019 (UTC)Reply
@Tofeiku and Nikosgranturismogt: Address collection will be done once all the articles are judged by jury. Once it's done we will send Google form link for Ambassadors, organizers and postcard winners respectively in our address collection drive. It will be done by the international Team. You are requested to update information at Wikipedia Asian Month 2019/Ambassadors and Wikipedia Asian Month 2019/Status. Hope this helps. Thank you --Tiven2240 (talk) 09:57, 15 December 2019 (UTC)Reply
@Tiven2240: What's the status of this? Participants on fiwiki are starting to wonder when and how the address collection will happen. The instructional message I got after WAM said the collection rounds were scheduled for December 22 and 27, but I've found no updates on this anywhere, and apparently at least on fiwiki, participants have not received any links for the address collection. --Lentokonefani (talk) 20:38, 2 January 2020 (UTC)Reply

Spanish Edit-a-thon ungraded on Fountain.[edit]

Hi there, please note no article under wikipedia-asian-month-2019-es is graded on Fountain, although there seems to be 231 to grade, which, when graded, would be an impressive achievement of the community. As of this moment, we won't be able to determine the number of successful participants, hence we won't know who to send the postcard. So if you speak Spanish, feel free to apply here as judge if you will follow the rules and judge those articles fairly, and please spread the word, and let Spanish speaking editors know that their community may benefit from their help. Viztor (talk) 10:00, 14 December 2019 (UTC)Reply

@Ле Лой: please have a look --Tiven2240 (talk) 17:03, 16 December 2019 (UTC)Reply
There is no mistake. I must grade them. I'll do it asap. I'm sorry for that. Millars (talk) 22:15, 16 December 2019 (UTC)Reply
@Viztor: All articles are graded. Millars (talk) 10:43, 18 December 2019 (UTC)Reply


Is there a barnstar or badge we can distribute to participant talk pages or shall we each create our own? Teemeah (talk) 13:10, 31 December 2019 (UTC)Reply

Google form for address collection[edit]

Where can I get the Google Form link for address collection? I am the organiser for Malay Wikipedia. --Tofeiku (talk) 15:56, 1 January 2020 (UTC)Reply

Cannot complete the Google Form[edit]

Hi, when I open the Google Form link, select 2 yes at the first page and click "next", the website just load the same page with the same 2 questions. I have tried with different browsers but the same things happened. --Tim Wu (talk) 08:38, 3 January 2020 (UTC)Reply

Same issue for me. --Papuass (talk) 08:54, 3 January 2020 (UTC)Reply
I have the same situation。--人人生來平等 (talk) 09:24, 3 January 2020 (UTC)Reply
Seems working now. Stryn (talk) 10:01, 3 January 2020 (UTC)Reply

Some participants didn't receive message for postcard, although they are eligible[edit]

@KOKUYO, Tiven2240, AddisWang, Li-Yun Lin, Exec8, and ネイ: Hello WAM team. Sorry for pinging everyone, i'm not sure whom to contact. Recently every Bengali participants received message regarding "WAM 2019 Postcard". But following participants didn't receved any message, although they fulfill the rules written here (verify) and they are eligible for receiving postcard.

  • user:Firuz Ahmmed
  • user:আত্মপ্রতীতি
  • user:Mostak Bari Fahim
  • user:Md.Fahamidul Islam Dipro
  • user:এম আবু সাঈদ
  • user:Rifat1 Kabir2
  • user:স্থপতি খালিদ মাহমুদ
  • user:Sayeed.hassan

Please add them to your postcard list and send them fillup form like this. Thanks. --আফতাবুজ্জামান (talk) 02:42, 4 January 2020 (UTC) @আফতাবুজ্জামান: Done --Tiven2240 (talk) 03:03, 4 January 2020 (UTC)Reply

@KOKUYO, Tiven2240, AddisWang, Li-Yun Lin, Exec8, and ネイ: I join with similar problem. The Esperanto winner User:Rdelre have problem about the Google Form. I have send email with the required information to Jamie. I kindly ask to use the information. Thanks! --KuboF Hromoslav (talk) 19:59, 31 January 2020 (UTC)Reply

Didn't receive message for postcard[edit]

I am from Gujarati community and participated in Asian month contest. As I created highest (7) article among the community, eligible for postcard but still didn't receive any message for address collection. so finally I filled up google form from the link left on jury's talk page. From beginning Jury is inactive so I have to struggle with lots of issues. I hope you will consider my google form.--Vijay B. Barot (talk) 17:32, 10 January 2020 (UTC)Reply

Ambassador certificates[edit]

Do I understand it correctly that Wikipedia Asian Ambassadors will have their certificates sent in paper to the same mail address they provide for the postcards? If so, are the certificates being sent at the same time as postcards or later? --Ата (talk) 13:35, 25 January 2020 (UTC)Reply

Postcards not yet received by Tamil Community[edit]

Hi Team,

Is there any update or ETA on when they will receive their post cards?

It looks like none of them from Tamil Wiki received their post cards.

Thanks, Dinesh on behalf of Tamil Wiki Community.

--Dineshkumar Ponnusamy (talk) 10:17, 25 February 2020 (UTC)Reply

Spanish - Questions about the postcard[edit]

Hello! Sorry for adding myself to the pile of questions about the same topic. I am from Argentina, and my local mail provider is not very trustworthy. I just wanted to know if the postcards have been sent yet.

I don'r really mind if I can't get it yet, but my worries are all about my card getting stolen.

I have sent my address before I had the link posted on my discussion page, but I filñed it twice.

Am I in the list? Was the postcard sent?

Best regards Lucas Lucasmdla (talk) 06:52, 28 February 2020 (UTC)Reply

Tagging organizers, as more communities are left without answers. @Li-Yun Lin, AddisWang, Wikilover90, Motonobu0514, and November295536: Teemeah (talk) 09:30, 11 March 2020 (UTC)Reply

Reminder regarding Tamil community post card[edit]

hi, we haven't received postcards yet. asian month had ended on dec 7 that means already three months have gone. what is the progress? I hope it'll reach us before Asian month 2020. we expect your response before the post cards. thanks in advance. Sridhar G (talk) 14:23, 14 March 2020 (UTC)Reply

All postcards are postponed due to the postal system shut down[edit]

Dear all participants and organizers,

I am the Chief of Wikipedia Asian Month 2019. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, all the postcards are postponed due to the shut down of the postal system all over the world. Hope all the postcards can arrive as soon as the postal system return and please take good care.

Best regards,

Li-Yun Lin (talk) 12:38, 25 March 2020 (UTC)Reply

@Li-Yun Lin: Hi, any news on this? Most postal services are running now. Teemeah (talk) 16:59, 17 May 2020 (UTC)Reply
@Teemeah: Hi, most postcards will be sent out again in the upcoming Monday. The international postal system is not stable enough until now, once we receive the returned postcards we will send email to the users for further action. Best. Li-Yun Lin (talk) 14:14, 30 May 2020 (UTC)Reply
Thank you. Teemeah (talk) 14:17, 30 May 2020 (UTC)Reply


@Li-Yun Lin and Ле Лой:

Dear organizers, can we get a statistics of the global asian month for 2019? There is nothing on the main event page. I'm not really into manually counting stuff from 50+ wikis nin fountain, I guess an auto statistics can be run in Fountain? Thank you in advance Teemeah (talk) 19:44, 20 April 2020 (UTC)Reply

any way to get an answer, please? Teemeah (talk) 16:58, 17 May 2020 (UTC)Reply
May I know what kind of data you want? For WAM 2019, We have a total number of 783 participants who submitted at least one article. Out of those, 470 submitted more than four articles. What's more, our participants have contributed 10135 articles. 9381 of those fits our standard and were accepted. Li-Yun Lin (talk) 14:18, 30 May 2020 (UTC)Reply

Also want to join the team![edit]

Hello, i'm currently a student & wanted to join this team for this ongoing WAM program ..kindly guide me how to manage to be in your team .. And pls provide any contact or social media site to stay connected with you... Thankyou Hope u will message 👍soon Hv a wonderful day ✌️ 2409:4063:6D8F:EFA6:78F5:9ECB:9006:3AE2 04:23, 3 November 2021 (UTC)Reply