User talk:Nkansahrexford

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Welcome to Meta![edit]

Hello, Nkansahrexford. Welcome to the Wikimedia Meta-Wiki! This website is for coordinating and discussing all Wikimedia projects. You may find it useful to read our policy page. If you are interested in doing translations, visit Meta:Babylon. You can also leave a note on Meta:Babel or Wikimedia Forum (please read the instructions at the top of the page before posting there). Happy editing!

-- 11:52, 28 January 2012 (UTC)

Inspiring stories[edit]

Hi Rexford!

My name is Victor and I'm a storyteller with the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit organization that supports Wikipedia. I'm chronicling the inspiring stories of the Wikipedia community around the world, including those from readers, editors, and donors. Stories are absolutely essential for any non-profit to persuade people to support the cause, and we know the vast network of people who make and use Wikipedia have so much to share.

Your work in starting Wikimedia Ghana sounds fascinating!

I'd very much like the opportunity to interview you to tell your story, with the possibility of using it in our materials, on our community websites, or as part of this year’s fundraiser to encourage others to support Wikipedia. Please let me know if you're inclined to take part in the Wikipedia Stories Project.

Thank you for your time,

Victor Grigas

my userpage on English Wikipedia, I have been editing since 2005

vgrigas@wikimedia.org

Vgrigas (talk) 00:35, 25 May 2012 (UTC)

Moved from User talk:Nkansah Rexford.Pathoschild 01:58, 03 March 2015 (UTC)

Wikidata development[edit]

Hi!

You signed up on the Wikidata volunteers page as someone who's interested in coding. We've finally gotten things figured out and started with a few tasks. More will follow soon. You can find the current bugs/tasks here. If you decide to work on one of them please leave a note in the bug report saying so. Let me know if you have any questions :)

Cheers Lydia Pintscher (WMDE) (talk) 16:43, 2 August 2012 (UTC)

Thanks for the reminder, Lydia. Will see how best to help. --Nkansahrexford (talk) 18:53, 2 August 2012 (UTC)

Re:Ans[edit]

Hi Rexford, Thanks for keeping me informed! I saw your response and sorry I didn't put note about that, I will do late today.--MikyM (talk) 01:21, 19 September 2012 (UTC)

Wikimedia Travel Guide: Naming poll open[edit]

Hi there,

You are receiving this message because you voiced your opinion at the Request for Comment on the Wikimedia Travel Guide.

The proposed naming poll opened a few days ago and you can vote for as many of the proposed names as you wish, if you are eligible. Please see Travel Guide/Naming Process for full details on voting eligibility and how the final name will be selected. Voting will last for 14 days, and will terminate on 16 October at 06:59:59 UTC.

Thanks, Thehelpfulone 22:03, 6 October 2012 (UTC)

Akan namespace names[edit]

Hi Nkansahrexford, could you help with the translation of the MediaWiki namespace names into Akan? (Used e.g. on ak.wikipedia). Some user had translated them already partially, but he probably didn't know any Akan at all, see [1], so it would be good if an actual speaker of the language could say what parts of it were correct, if any. --MF-W 01:49, 2 September 2013 (UTC)

Misnamed user page[edit]

Hello Nkansahrexford. You created a page called "User:Nkansah Rexford" with what looks like a user page. There's no Wikimedia account with that name, so I assume you meant to edit your own user page. I moved it to User:Nkansahrexford/Nkansah Rexford in case you wanted to keep the content. —Pathoschild 02:02, 03 March 2015 (UTC)

Please fill out our Inspire campaign survey[edit]

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Last call for WMF grants feedback![edit]

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Block on en.wikipedia[edit]

Hi Rexford-- I wanted to ask if you were planning on making an unblock request on en.wikipedia. I noticed you were blocked on the grounds of copyright infringement, though it appears these problems happened some years ago. I haven't looked into it too much, but it is something that the grants committee is likely to ask you about. I also imagine it would make your work as a project manager difficult in terms of engaging the community in some of your planned tasks. If you make an unblock request acknowledging the problem with the content you were uploading, and that you will avoid uploading non-free content in the future, I think there is a good possibility you will be unblocked. Let me know what you think. Thanks, I JethroBT (WMF) (talk) 04:06, 28 September 2015 (UTC)


Grants:IEG/Wikipedia likes Galactic Exploration for Posterity 2015[edit]

Dear User:NKansahrexford,

People suggested that I consult with fellow Wikipedians to get feedback and help to improve my idea about "As an unparalleled way to raise awareness of the Wikimedia projects, I propose to create a tremendous media opportunity presented by launching Wikipedia via space travel."

I plan to use the WikiOffline and OpenZIM content library as the basis of the content launched into outer space.

Please see the idea at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG/Wikipedia_likes_Galactic_Exploration_for_Posterity_2015. Please post your suggestions on the talk page and please feel free to edit the idea and join the project.

Thank you for your time and attention in this matter. I appreciate it.

My best regards, Geraldshields11 (talk) 14:03, 16 October 2015 (UTC)

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