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Wikipedian Caroline Thompson passes away

Caroline Thompson, a Wikipedian who primarily edited articles relating to quantum mechanics, died on 8 February, according to her family. [1] The cause of death was cancer. Thompson, who had written papers on the subject while a student at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, had edited sporadically in recent months, last editing on 10 January.

French Wikipedia reaches 250,000 articles

Following the millionth English article on 1 March (see related story), the French Wikipedia reached a quarter-million articles on Saturday. The milestone article was John Anglin, an American who escaped from Alcatraz Island in 1962. This article was translated from the subject's article on the English Wikipedia. At press time, the article had received just four edits.

Wikipedia's Alexa rank rises to 20

Alexa reports that Wikipedia's three month traffic ranking is 20th, an all-time high. Meanwhile, the daily traffic rank spiked upward to 12th on Sunday, a new high, surpassing the mark of 14th back in January. Wikipedia has recently surpassed CNN.com, Go.com, AOL.com, and the BBC in traffic, and seems likely to pass Blogger.com in the near future.

Fair use image policy reconsidered

After administrator Ta bu shi da yu deleted a series of TIME cover images due to what he considered improper fair use claims, discussion has occurred over his actions, and whether they were appropriate. Ta bu shi da yu has proposed an amendment to the fair use policy, which would eliminate the need to notify an uploader that their image does not comply, and would reduce the length of time before deletion from 7 days to 24 hours. The proposed amendment is currently open for comments on its talk page.

CheckUser policy explained

Arbitrator Raul654 recently clarified questions regarding CheckUser and the Arbitration Committee's policies regarding giving the tool to non-arbitrators. Raul654 explains that "some arbitrators are opposed to giving it to any non-arbitrators; others, like me, feel that there are a few special cases that giving checkuser access to a non-arbitrator would be a good idea." They do agree, however, that a system for requesting CheckUser similar to requests for adminship would not be desirable, due to the large volume of requests likely. Raul654 stressed that if the Committee were to grant access to non-arbitrators, it would only be granted to a few users.

Tip of the day to return in April

Wikipedia's tip of the day project, which was placed on hiatus in 2004, will be started again on 20 April, 2006. New tips are being prepared, and relevant archived tips from its initial run will be re-used.

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Alexa Ranking

Alexa rankings are bogus, run by an internet company with commercial internet interests, unaudited, completely unscientific, limited to Windows computers only at best, further limited to IE and Netscape browsers, yet more biased to the demographic that signs up for stuff like that, and should not be relied upon by an encyclopedia like Wikipedia in any way. Please stop mentioning it. All it tells us is that Wikipedia is in the big leagues and that is not news! Hu 05:45, 14 March 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Her name its : romi but her tb fans call her, TB girl14 couse shes 14 DJ singer. Shes from bolivia latimamerica and she livs in iran. Her weight its 68 and shes 1.70. Nit much fanous but with love to her R bf. TB-GIRL 14 (talk) 06:23, 8 November 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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Ok! Im ...but im R her bf. Shes from bolivia latiamrica she dont wanna be famous but we want follow her! Shes great singer and dj raper! Ok and shes TB girl14 cous she only 14 and a totla writer and singer dij fab of marshmello and kygo she lovs twenty one pilots and maroon fieve Weight :68 Talles 1,7.5 Birn in bolivia La paz. Wholo name : masuma romain chambi saavedra. Religuon : muslim, a little beat bisexual and cristhian catolik Bublishes her firt album on : telgrman on month decembre 31 maybe 32 ok.

For tb fans , R. TB-GIRL 14 (talk) 06:27, 8 November 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_talk:Wikipedia_Signpost/2006-03-06/News_and_notes#/talk/new My photo i dont know where is it!:(...buh! TB-GIRL 14 (talk) 06:32, 8 November 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]




       

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