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@mustlink We require those involved with paid editing on Wikipedia to link on their user page to all other active accounts on external websites through which they advertise paid Wikipedia editing business. Please see https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Linking_to_external_advertising_accounts for more information
42 Articles require significant coverage in reliable sources that are independent of the subject. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:42
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If you are reporting a serious threat of violence, suicide or death threat, bomb threat, etc., please email emergency@wikimedia.org with the relevant information.
acc You may request an account using the ACC process at https://accounts.wmflabs.org
accesslist https://helpmebot.org.uk/access
accgraph http://accounts-dev.wmflabs.org/graph/
accissue https://github.com/enwikipedia-acc/waca/issues/{0}
accounts-enwiki-l https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/accounts-enwiki-l
accpull https://github.com/enwikipedia-acc/waca/pulls/{0}
accrequest You may request an account using the ACC process at https://accounts.wmflabs.org
addbotoff !unstalk en.wikipedia user Addbot
advert Please note that Wikipedia is not a means of advertising. Please do not create articles with the intention of promoting yourself, your company, or organization. We might suggest social media platforms instead.
afc To submit an article at Articles for Creation for review, type {{subst:submit}} at the top of the page and click the [Publish Changes] button. Full directions that can be found at: http://enwp.org/WP:AFC
afcc {0} , please request your category at http://enwp.org/WP:AFC/C
afcr {0} , please request your redirect at http://enwp.org/WP:AFC/R
afctalk Open your draft. There should be a line similar to "Submission declined on DD MM YYYY by Example (talk)." Click on talk. Then, click on "New section" in the top right hand corner. Once you are done typing your message, scroll down and click the blue "Publish changes" button. You are set!
asfaq For common questions relating to an existing article about you, someone you represent, or your organization, check out http://enwp.org/WP:ASFAQ
ask No need to say "I have a question," or ask "Is anyone around," or "Can anyone help." Just ask the question, and someone will help you if they can. Thanks :-)
athlete The notability guidelines for the inclusion of athletes, coaches, teams, and various other sports subjects can be found at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:ATHLETE
autobio Creating autobiographies is STRONGLY discouraged. For more information, see http://enwp.org/WP:AUTOBIO
band The notability requirements for inclusion of musicians, bands, singers, DJs, etc... can be found at http://enwp.org/WP:BAND
banners Thank you for your donation, Wikimedia appreciates it. If you have a Wikipedia account, you can turn off the donation banners by visiting https://enwp.org/Special:Preferences#mw-prefsection-centralnotice-banners and unticking the 'Fundraising' option.
bash http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/IRC/Quotes#Quotes
bb Wikipedia is not for promoting something, and really, really, REALLY hates being treated as such. Imagine if your house were turned into a billboard overnight for no reason. You would be pretty angry too.
beans Do NOT stuff beans up your nose by telling someone not to do something - it just makes them want to do it more. http://enwp.org/WP:BEANS
bfaq For common issues, guidelines, and policies related to creating or editing articles related to businesses, organizations, and clubs, check out http://enwp.org/WP:BFAQ
billboard Wikipedia is not for promoting something, and really, really, REALLY hates being treated as such. Imagine if your house were turned into a billboard overnight for no reason. You would be pretty angry too.
bingtranslate http://www.bing.com/translator/default.aspx?to=en&text={0*}
bio The notability guidelines for articles about most people can be found at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:BIO
blocked We can not assist blocked users in this channel. Please follow the instructions on your talk page ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:MyTalk ) if possible, or have a look at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:GAB . Alternatively, /join #wikipedia-en-unblock to discuss the matter with administrators.
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Material about living persons added to any Wikipedia page must be written with the greatest care and attention to verifiability, neutrality, and avoidance of original research. http://enwp.org/WP:BLP
blpv EVERY biographical claim about a living person that could POTENTIALLY be challenged for ANY reason MUST be sourced to a strong secondary source that verifies it or removed. This is a HARD REQUIREMENT and is NOT NEGOTIABLE. For more information see https://enwp.org/WP:BLP
bold Wikipedia encourages editors to take initiative to edit articles. You can't really "break" anything. So, be http://enwp.org/WP:BOLD and if you get http://enwp.org/WP:REVERTED, go to the talk page and http://enwp.org/WP:DISCUSS it!
bot I (Helpmebot) am a robot. Anything I say is either automatic or directly requested by someone else. Instead of addressing replies to me, please address them to the human helpers.
brain https://helpmebot.org.uk/brain
brd See the "bold, revert, discuss" method for reaching consensus: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:BRD, or the image version: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:BRD1.svg
bug https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/{0}
bugsearch https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/?query={0}
ca https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:CentralAuth/{0*:title}
cfaq Frequently asked questions related to copywrites, including adding copywrited material, dealing with copyright violations you find, fair use, and licenses can be found at http://enwp.org/WP:CFAQ
chu {0}, your current username may violate our http://enwp.org/WP:Username_policy - Please consider visiting http://enwp.org/WP:CHU and requesting a new username. Thank you.
chus Go here to rename your account. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:GlobalRenameRequest
click In order to type, please click on the white rectangular box at the bottom of your screen and begin typing, and press enter to send a message.
cloak If you have a verified e-mail address, at least 250 edits on Wikimedia projects, and have been registered for at least three months, and your account is in good standing, you may request a Wikipedia cloak. Please review the information at http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/IRC/Cloaks for details.
cmd https://helpmebot.org.uk/commands
cmdhelp https://helpmebot.org.uk/commands#command-{0:url}
coi In order to edit Wikipedia while having ANY close connection to the subject of an article, our policies require that you make a COI (conflict of interest) disclosure. Please review this link for more information on how to do so: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:COIDISCLOSEPAY
coiname Since you seem to be affiliated with the organisation described on the article, we strongly recommended you do not edit it. Additionally, your username implies shared use and is not allowed according to the username policy. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:PSCOI and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:ISU for details.
coireq If you have a [[WP:Conflict of Interest]] with a topic, you can request a page be edited on your behalf by submitting an edit request using https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Edit_Request_Wizard. Please remember to add links to [[WP:Reliable sources]] that back up your claim.
commands https://helpmebot.org.uk/commands
consent If you wish to donate copyrighted images for inclusion in Wikimedia projects/articles and you are the copyright holder, please go to https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/COM:ET
contact To contact Wikipedia via e-mail, you can reach our volunteer team at info-en-q@wikimedia.org
contribute There are many ways to contribute to Wikipedia for a list of how you can help existing pages visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Community_portal#Help_out
copyvio Do not add content to Wikipedia if you think that doing so may be a copyright violation. Contributors should take steps to remove any copyright violation that they find. http://enwp.org/WP:COPYVIO
copyvios https://tools.wmflabs.org/copyvios?lang=en&project=wikipedia&action=search&use_engine=1&use_links=1&title={0*:url}
corp The notability guidelines for corporations/businesses, organizations, clubs, schools, and the like can be found at http://enwp.org/WP:CORP
crystal Wikipedia does not speculate on future events. Article content regarding future events should have reliable sources to support any content and must also still meet notability guidelines. Please see: http://enwp.org/Wikipedia:What_Wikipedia_is_not#Wikipedia_is_not_a_crystal_ball
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Do not add content to Wikipedia if you think that doing so may be a copyright violation. Contributors should take steps to remove any copyright violation that they find. http://enwp.org/WP:COPYVIO
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Counter-Vandalism Unit: http://enwp.org/WP:CVU
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Counter-Vandalism Unit Academy: http://enwp.org/WP:CVUA
cwupload If you've encountered issues uploading images *you've photographed*, using the uploader in the article editor, please use http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:UploadWizard instead, or contact photosubmission@wikimedia.org after you've read https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Email_templates
dailymail Consensus has determined that the Daily Mail is generally unreliable, and its use as a reference is to be generally prohibited, especially when other more reliable sources exist. As a result, the Daily Mail should not be used for determining notability, nor should it be used as a source in articles.
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If you would like to donate work that you own for inclusion in Wikipedia, please read the guidelines on how to do so. http://enwp.org/WP:DCM
diff https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?diff={0}
diffs Diffs show the differences between two revisions on a page (i.e., they tell you what's changed). See http://enwp.org/WP:DIFF for more info.
disclose In order to edit Wikipedia while being paid or interning, our policies require that you make a COI (conflict of interest) disclosure. Please review this link for more information on how to do so: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:COIDISCLOSEPAY
disclosepay If you are being paid to create or edit a Wikipedia article, Wikimedia Foundation policy *requires* that you disclose your conflict of interest. Please see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:COIDISCLOSEPAY for more information on how to disclose.
dispute Please note that this channel is for assisting editors with technical help and Wikipedia policies and guidelines. We are unable to assist with content disputes. We cannot help you further here.
donate To donate photos to have a creative commons license, the original copyright holder must send an email to permissions@wikimedia.org and add {{OTRS Pending}} to the image. See http://enwp.org/WP:DONATEIMAGE for more details.
donatewmf To donate to the Wikimedia Foundation, please visit https://donate.wikimedia.org/wiki/Ways_to_Give - thank you!
donations Please email donate@wikimedia.org with all questions related to donations. We can't help with donation queries in this channel.
down Yes, we know the servers are having issues. There used to be a status page at https://status.wikimedia.org/ , but it has been deprecated.
dr To resolve disputes over content and complaints about other editors, please read our dispute resolution policy: http://enwp.org/WP:DR
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If your article has been deleted after a deletion discussion and you wish to contest the decision, you may request a deletion review. http://enwp.org/WP:DRV
dupdet http://tools.wmflabs.org/dupdet/
dupdetect http://tools.wmflabs.org/dupdet/
dupdetscan http://tools.wmflabs.org/dupdet/compare.php?url1=http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title={0}&url2={1}
email To contact Wikipedia by email, please see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Contact_us
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If you are reporting a serious threat of violence, suicide or death threat, bomb threat, etc., please email emergency@wikimedia.org with the relevant information.
engvar Articles on the English Wikipedia may use any version of English with the goal to be as neutral as possible unless the article has strong national ties. See http://enwp.org/WP:ENGVAR
enwpsearch Search for {0} on the English Wikipedia! http://enwp.org/Special:Search/{0}
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If you want to request permission from an author to use content that they haven't yet released under licence, you need to ask their permission. Examples on how to do this are located at http://enwp.org/WP:ERP
fame First comes the fame (or notability), then comes the wikipedia page.
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If you have identified a file that is obsolete, orphaned, unencyclopedic, low quality, copyrighted or an NFCC violation, you can request its deletion at Files for Deletion http://enwp.org/WP:FFD
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If you are an unregistered user, or a registered user who is not yet autoconfirmed and wish to upload a file to Wikipedia, you can submit a request at Files for Upload. http://enwp.org/WP:FFU
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freeimages bit.ly/1cZWV9G
freeimg https://www.google.com/images?as_q={0}&as_qdr=all&as_occt=any&safe=images&as_rights=(cc_publicdomain|cc_attribute|cc_sharealike|!cc_noncommercial|!cc_nonderived)#
fullhostmask {nickname}!{username}@{hostname}
fuw To upload a file using the file upload wizard, get started at http://enwp.org/WP:FUW
g13 Are you bored? Try saving a few https://enwp.org/Category:G13_eligible_AfC_submissions or nominate them for deletion!
gab We can not assist blocked users in this channel. Please follow the instructions on your talk page ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:MyTalk ) if possible, or have a look at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:GAB .
gab-tpa We can not assist blocked users in this channel. Please follow the instructions on your talk page ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:MyTalk ) if possible, or have a look at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:GAB . Alternatively, /join #wikipedia-en-unblock to discuss the matter with administrators.
gb https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:GlobalBlock/{0*:title}
gerrit https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/{0}/
gin
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pours a tall glass of gin, splashes some tonic in the general vicinity of the glass, and hands it to {0}.
gng If a topic has received significant coverage in reliable sources that are independent of the subject, it is presumed to be suitable for a stand-alone article or list. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:GNG
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Articles require significant coverage in reliable sources that are independent of the subject. http://enwp.org/WP:42
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Articles require significant coverage in reliable sources that are independent of the subject. http://enwp.org/WP:ANS
gsearch Try your luck with a Google search: https://www.google.com/search?q={0}
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You might be able to find further assistance at the Help Desk, where editors answer questions about the technical aspects of editing Wikipedia. http://enwp.org/WP:HD
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You might be able to find further assistance at the Help Desk, where editors answer questions about the technical aspects of editing Wikipedia. http://enwp.org/WP:HD
helpmebot
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is maintained by stwalkerster | The list of commands can be found at https://helpmebot.org.uk/commands , and the list of learnt responses can be found at https://helpmebot.org.uk/brain | My source code is available at https://github.com/helpmebot/helpmebot | I'm glad to be here to help you!
helpmespace On June 3, 2013 it was decided at [[WP:TfD]] that the article space equivalent to {{Help me}} would be deprecated and redirected to {{Help me}}. The TfD can be viewed at http://enwp.org/WP:Templates_for_discussion/Log/2013_May_28#Template:Unanswered
history http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title={0}&action=history
inclusion In order for your topic to be inclusion worthy on the English Wikipedia, it must have multiple sources that have written stories about the topic that have editorial oversight.
infobox To learn more about infoboxes, and how to add them to an article, please see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Manual_of_Style/Infoboxes
ip https://tools.wmflabs.org/whois/gateway.py?lookup=true&ip={0}
ipbe If you need to edit while using a proxy-blocked IP and can demonstrate a clear need, you can apply for an IP block exemption. please refer to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:IP_block_exemption for more information.
ipblock You appear to be connected from a blocked IP address. If this is in error, please visit #wikipedia-en-unblock , and they will help you.
ipc {nickname}: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/{0}
ipdb http://www.ipinfodb.com/ip_location_api.php
irc This help channel is for assistance with editing Wikipedia. For more information about IRC, please visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:IRC
legal Nothing on Wikipedia.org or of any project of Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., and nothing said in this help channel, should be construed as an attempt to offer or render a legal opinion or otherwise engage in the practice of law. If you need legal advice, please contact a lawyer instead. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:NOLEGAL
liberacloak For the moment, we're not voicing people manually unless they were an active helper pre-transition. We're waiting for the cloak system to get ironed out; once that's done we'll sort out everyone's access properly.
linkedin Wikipedia is not LinkedIn. The fact that a business or organization exists, or that one is a competent professional is not grounds for having an article. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_is_not_LinkedIn
linkie-off @linkie-off
linkie-on @linkie-on
linkme Please provide us with your username or the URL of the page you are referring to so we can assist you :)
lmgtfy https://lmgtfy.app/?q={0*:url}
log enwp.org/Special:Log?page={0*:url}
logo Adding a logo to a draft does not increase its chances of being accepted. As such, you may be expending unnecessary effort by trying to upload one. Please attempt to add your logo after the draft is accepted.
logs https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Log&page={0}
mailinglist https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/accounts-enwiki-l
makeref You can make a reference to use in the article with: http://tools.wmflabs.org/makeref/
modehelp The /mode command doesn't have an on IRC help command, but you can find all the details at http://freenode.net/using_the_network.shtml
money
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takes {nickname}'s money, donates it to WMF
mos Articles should follow the Wikipedia Manual of Style. Here is a simplified version: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Simplified_Manual_of_Style
move http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vector_hidden_move_button.jpg
multiple Please note that this is a public chat channel, with multiple people helping and being helped at the same time. All of these messages are visible to everybody in the channel. Messages to you will usually start with your nickname, which you can see at the bottom-left of the screen or to the left of any text you send.
mycloak {nickname}, if you have a cloak, it is {hostname}. If not and you want one, check out: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/IRC/Cloaks
myemail {nickname} can be emailed from: http://enwp.org/Special:EmailUser/{0}
mypage {nickname}'s user page can be found at http://enwp.org/User:{0}
mysandbox {nickname}'s sandbox can be found at http://enwp.org/User:{0}/{1}
mytalk {nickname}'s talk page can be found at http://enwp.org/User_talk:{0}
nchp http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:New_contributors%27_help_page
newarticles You can get a list of new articles for {0} at http://tools.wmflabs.org/xtools/pages/index.php?name={0}&lang=en&wiki=wikipedia&namespace=0&redirects=noredirects (replace spaces and _ with + in username).
newbug https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/task/create/
ng Unfortunately, Wikipedia has no control over what appears on Google or other search engines, including what pictures and information appears next to the search results.
no No. لا! Non. Nein. いいえ。 नहीं। ഇല്ല.. क्रमांक. לֹא! Нет. Na. 没有。Οχι.
nonfree Wikimedia Commons (a sister project to Wikipedia) only hosts images that have a "free" license that can be used commercially. If you have a non-free file where "fair-use" applies, it would need to be uploaded only to Wikipedia. See https://w.wiki/3Pep for more information
noq No need to say "I have a question," or ask "Is anyone around," or "Can anyone help." Just ask the question, and someone will help you if they can. Thanks :-)
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Wikipedia does not publish original thought: all material in Wikipedia must be attributable to a reliable, published source. Articles may not contain any new analysis or synthesis of published material that serves to advance a position not clearly advanced by the sources themselves. http://enwp.org/WP:NOR
notability Notability is a property of article topics, not of articles. Nothing you can ?do? to an article will make a subject notable, you can merely ?show? that the subject is notable through the inclusion of references to coverage in independent sources. http://enwp.org/WP:42
notgoogle Unfortunately, Wikipedia has no control over what appears on Google or other search engines, including what pictures and information appears next to the search results, if you have an issue with content that appears on Google, please contact them directly. Google's Knowledge Graph (the summary box) has a "Feedback" link where anyone can mark a field as wrong.
notlinkedin http://enwp.org/WP:Wikipedia_is_not_LinkedIn
notus We have received many questions about this. I'm sorry, but we cannot help you regarding a content dispute on Wikipedia. We cannot engage in disputes about who and what constitutes a Caliph, a Muslim, or any related topic.
npov Articles should not take sides, but should explain the sides, fairly and without bias. This applies to both what you say and how you say it, and especially so when it comes to promotional or negative tone. For the full policy, see http://enwp.org/WP:NPOV
openthepodbaydoors I'm sorry, Dave; I'm afraid I can't do that.
org The notability guidelines for corporations/businesses, organizations, clubs, schools, and the like can be found at http://enwp.org/WP:ORG
other Do not try to use the existence of other articles to argue the validity of yours. See http://enwp.org/WP:OTHERSTUFFEXISTS for details.
othercrapexists Do not try to use the existence of other articles to argue the validity of yours. See http://enwp.org/WP:OTHERSTUFFEXISTS for details.
otherstuff Do not try to use the existence of other articles to argue the validity of yours. See http://enwp.org/WP:OTHERSTUFFEXISTS for details.
otherstuffexists Do not try to use the existence of other articles to argue the validity of yours. See http://enwp.org/WP:OTHERSTUFFEXISTS for details.
otrs Email is handled by Wikipedia volunteers through OTRS. Please see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Contact_us for details
overcome No amount of writing can overcome a lack of notability. Notability is explained at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:42 , and the problem is described at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:OVERCOME
oversight Please join #wikipedia-en-revdel , type "!oversight" without the quotes and wait for a member from the Oversight team to privately message you. Send them the link to the article and they'll handle it from there. If no one from the team is available, you can send an email to the address listed in [[WP:OS]].
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No one "owns" an article or any page at Wikipedia. If you create or edit an article, others can make changes, and you can not prevent them from doing so. In addition, you should not undo their efforts without good reason. Disagreements should be calmly resolved, starting with a discussion on the article talk page. http://enwp.org/WP:OWN
paid If you receive, or expect to receive, compensation for your contributions to Wikipedia, you must disclose who is paying you to edit (your "employer"), who the client is, and any other relevant role or relationship. Please see the relevant policy at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:PAID
password To request a password reset for your account, please visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:PasswordReset
pastebin Create a http://pastebin.com/ and copy the URL here!
peacock Words used without attribution to promote the subject of an article while neither imparting nor plainly summarizing verifiable information are known as "peacock terms" by Wikipedia contributors. Please use facts and attribution to demonstrate that importance. See: http://enwp.org/WP:PEACOCK
permission To submit license information for images and other media so that they are freely licensed for use on Wikimedia Commons (as well as Wikipedia), visit https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Email_templates ... For submitting permission for use of text, use a similar template, but send it to permissions-en@wikimedia.org
phab phabricator.wikimedia.org/{0*:url}
picture Adding a picture to a draft does not increase its chances of being accepted. As such, you may be expending unnecessary effort by trying to upload one. Please attempt to add your picture after the draft is accepted.
pillars Please read our page on the five fundamental principles that Wikipedia was founded on: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Five_pillars
pp You can view the official current version of the privacy policy on https://foundation.wikimedia.org/wiki/Privacy_policy
primary http://enwp.org/WP:PRIMARY sources are original materials that are close to an event, and are often accounts written by people who are directly involved. They offer an insider's view of an event, a period of history, a work of art, a political decision, and so on. Primary sources may or may not be independent or third-party sources.
prof The notability guidelines for the inclusion of academics can be found at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:PROF
protection https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title={0}&action=info#Page_protection
public This is a public chat room; as such, messages to you will usually begin with your name. Please do not respond to messages that start with someone else's name.
quote http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/IRC/Quotes#Quotes
ra Have an idea for an article but no time to write it, learn how to create it, or are connected to the topic and want to avoid conflict of interest issues? You might find another experienced editor to help you by suggesting the topic at http://enwp.org/WP:RA
rd This help channel is for assistance with editing Wikipedia. Your question seems to be more suited to the Reference Desk. http://enwp.org/WP:REFDESK
rdq This help channel is for assistance with editing Wikipedia. Your question seems to be more suited to the Reference Desk. http://enwp.org/WP:REFDESK
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recentchanges-on @recentchanges-on
recoi If you have a [[WP:Conflict of Interest]] with a topic, you can request a page be requested on your behalf by posting {{Request edit}} in a new section on the talk page of the article with a comment about what you would like changed and links to [[WP:Reliable sources]] that back up your claim..
ref https://enwp.org/WP:REFBEGIN shows you how to use the most popular system for providing inline citations, which are the preferred system on Wikipedia. There are other systems, and there are links from this page for those as well.
refb https://enwp.org/WP:REFBEGIN shows you how to use the most popular system for providing inline citations, which are the preferred system on Wikipedia. There are other systems, and there are links from this page for those as well.
refbegin https://enwp.org/WP:REFBEGIN shows you how to use the most popular system for providing inline citations, which are the preferred system on Wikipedia. There are other systems, and there are links from this page for those as well.
refdesk This help channel is for assistance with editing Wikipedia. Your question seems to be more suited to the Reference Desk. http://enwp.org/WP:RD
rename Go here to rename your account. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:GlobalRenameRequest
results Your question seems related to search engine results or the Google Knowledge Graph. Unfortunately, Wikipedia has no control over any search results outside of the Wikipedia site itself. Please direct your query to the search engine company in question, as we cannot assist in this matter.
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You will get a notice on your talk page once the draft has been reviewed telling you if it has been accepted or declined.
rfb For information on how to add references and find sources for an article, see https://w.wiki/3ecx
rfbve For information on how to add references and find sources for an article, see https://enwp.org/WP:INTREFVE
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All articles need independent reliable sources to verify their contents. http://enwp.org/WP:RS
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Any user in good standing -upon leaving Wikipedia forever- may request renaming of their account; deletion or blanking of user pages; and possibly the deletion or blanking of discussions related to their conduct. This courtesy vanishing does not include the deletion of user contributions, and normally does not include the deletion of user talk pages. http://enwp.org/WP:RTV
saa {nickname}: https://github.com/JustBerry/SPIArticleAnalyzer
sand https://accounts-dev.wmflabs.org/waca/acc.php?action=zoom&id={0}
sandbox {0}'s sandbox can be found at http://enwp.org/User:{0}/{1}
seen @seen {0*}
seppuku Writing a wikipedia article about yourself is like stabbing yourself in the stomach with a fork. You're allowed to try, but it's a bad idea. It'll be a lot more painful than you expect, you'll look stupid, and in the end it'll be a mess that someone else has to clean up.
sign Please sign your comments on talk pages with four tildes. It should look like ~~~~
signup Please read http://enwp.org/WP:ACCOUNT and then get your account at http://enwp.org/Special:UserLogin/signup
social This help channel is for assistance with editing Wikipedia. For socialising with other Wikipedians, please visit the #wikipedia-en channel.
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The general rule is one editor, one account. Do not use multiple accounts unless secondary accounts are clearly identified as legitimate alternative accounts of your main account. Do not ask your friends to create accounts to support you. Do not revive old unused accounts and use them as different users. http://enwp.org/WP:SOCK
sofixit The Wikipedia community encourages users to be bold when updating the encyclopedia. Wikis like ours develop faster when everybody helps to fix problems, correct grammar, add facts, make sure wording is accurate, etc. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:SOFIXIT
spicase The http://enwp.org/WP:SOCK investigation on {0} can be found at: http://enwp.org/Wikipedia:Sockpuppet_investigations/{0}
spur Context: spur.us/context/{0} API: enwp.org/User:GeneralNotability/SpurLookup?address={0}
srp https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/SRP
stalk https://meta.toolforge.org/stalktoy/{0}
statistics http://enwp.org/Special:Statistics
stats http://enwp.org/Special:Statistics
student https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Training/For_students
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steps to remove any copyright violation that they find. http://enwp.org/WP:COPYVIO
submit To submit an article at AfC for review, type {{subst:submit}} at the top of the page and click the [Publish Changes] button. Full directions that can be found at: http://enwp.org/WP:AFC
submitdraft To submit your draft {0*} for review ( https://enwp.org/Draft:{0*:title} ), use the following link: https://enwp.org/WP:SUBMIT?withJS=MediaWiki:AFC-submit-wizard.js&page=Draft:{0*:title} . Full directions can be found at https://enwp.org/WP:AFC
suppress-on @suppress-on
talk Talk page for "{0}" can be found at: https://enwp.org/Talk:{0} (if not what you expected, try replacing ' ' with '_')
tc https://xtools.wmflabs.org/ec-timecard/en.wikipedia.org/{0*:url}
tertiary Wikipedia is an encyclopedia, which is a tertiary source. We summarise what *others* have written about a subject. If nobody has written about you, we have nothing to summarise.
th You may want to consider asking this question at the Teahouse, where a collection of Wikipedia editors can help you answer more in depth questions. http://enwp.org/WP:THQ
thankyou You're welcome.
thq You may want to consider asking this question at the Teahouse, where a collection of Wikipedia editors can help you answer more in depth questions. http://enwp.org/WP:THQ
three For guidelines on how to identify the best three sources that demonstrates your topic's notability, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:THREE
ticket ticket.wikimedia.org/otrs/index.pl?Action=AgentTicketZoom&TicketNumber={0*:url}
timecard https://xtools.wmflabs.org/ec-timecard/en.wikipedia.org/{0*:url}
troll Not just greenish warty creatures that live under bridges anymore. See: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Troll
tut https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Tutorial
twa Welcome to Wikipedia! You might want to check out a short tutorial put together to help you get started. Please see: http://enwp.org/WP:TWA
uabuselog enwp.org/Special:AbuseLog?wpSearchUser={0*:url}
ugc Content from websites whose content is largely user-generated is generally unacceptable. More information about this can be found at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:UGC
unblock Please read this regarding how to appeal your block: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Appealing_a_block
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To request restoration of an article that was deleted uncontroversially, use the requests for undeletion process. http://enwp.org/WP:UND
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Usernames that likely offend other contributors, imply personal attacks, provoke emotional reaction and show a clear intent to disrupt Wikipedia are not allowed on Wikipedia. http://enwp.org/WP:IU
upload To upload a file using the file upload wizard, get started at http://enwp.org/WP:UPLOAD
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Usernames that unambiguously consist of a name of a company, group, institution, email addresses and URLs are considered promotional and not allowed on Wikipedia. http://enwp.org/WP:ORGNAME
useremail {0} can be emailed from: http://enwp.org/Special:EmailUser/{0} if they have email enabled.
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Any page in article-space will be upheld to strict standards and may be deleted immedately if they do not meet them. An alternative to that is to take it within your Userspace where you have sufficient time to work on it without it being immediately deleted. See http://enwp.org/WP:USERFY
userlink https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:{0}
userlinks enwp.org/User:{0*:title} enwp.org/User_talk:{0*:title} enwp.org/Special:Contribs/{0*:title} https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:CentralAuth/{0*:title} enwp.org/Special:Log?user={0*:url}
userlog enwp.org/Special:Log?user={0*:url}
username Your username/ident is {username}
userpage {0}'s user page can be found at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:{0}
usersandbox {0}'s sandbox is at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:{0}/sandbox
usertalk {0}'s talk page can be found at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:{0}
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Intentionally making abusive edits to Wikipedia will result in a block. http://enwp.org/WP:VAND
vanish Accounts cannot be deleted, but if you wish to remove information (e.g. your email address), or to change your account name to something less identifiable, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:VANISH
ve You can find help for your VisualEditor related question from the VE developers themselves on #mediawiki-visualeditor
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Other people have to be able to check that you didn't just make things up. This means that all quotations and any material challenged or likely to be challenged must be attributed to a reliable, published source using an inline citation. http://enwp.org/WP:VER
volunteer The helpers in this channel are unpaid volunteers doing this as a hobby and do not have a supervisor. Wikipedia's staff do not make editorial decisions; they only maintain the servers.
vpt This help channel is for assistance with editing Wikipedia. Your question seems to be of a more technical nature than we may be able to answer. You might do well to request further assistance at http://enwp.org/WP:Village_pump_(technical)
wax You cannot make a convincing argument based on what other articles do or do not exist. Plenty of articles exist on Wikipedia that probably should not. http://enwp.org/WP:WAX
wbm https://web.archive.org/web/*/{0}
webchat https://webchat.freenode.net/
welcome Hi {0}! This is {channel}, a channel for people who need help editing the English Wikipedia. Please type your question into the box below. Thank you.
wikiblame http://wikipedia.ramselehof.de/wikiblame.php
wikipediaholic How do you score on the [[WP:Wikipediholism test]]? Find out ---> http://tools.wmflabs.org/wikiholic/wikiholic.pl
wikiproject You "might" find what you are looking for at http://enwp.org/Wikipedia:WikiProject_{0}
wizard The Article Wizard is a tool you can use to create new articles. See http://enwp.org/WP:WIZARD to get started!
wlh https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:WhatLinksHere/{0}
xkcd https://www.xkcd.com/{0}
xtools https://xtools.wmflabs.org/ec/en.wikipedia.org/{0*:title}
yfa For general guidance in creating your first article and getting it added to the main encyclopedia, check out https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:YFA