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Pratyya Ghosh & ANKAN GHOSH DASTIDEREdit

Nominated by: ~ Nahid Talk 14:34, 30 January 2017 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? Pratyya Ghosh is a hard-working contributor to the Wikimedia projects specially in ENWP and BNWP. He has made 49,906 edits. On other hand, ANKAN GHOSH DASTIDER, is a dedicated Bengali Wikipedian who has made 4,729 edits and works tirelessly in the background to help things run smoothly. They are always friendly and helpful to other editors and enthusiastic volunteers of Wikimedia Bangladesh.

Support

  •   Support - These two are really hard working. Especially according to their age they are quite active in the community. - Tarunno (talk) 15:06, 30 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support - I wholeheartedly vouch for Ankan and Pratyya. These two boys have been contributing to Wikipedia in both online and offline activities for a long time. Tanweer (talk) 16:35, 30 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support - Ankan and Pratyya are one of the youngest and regular contributor in the country for last few year. Their online and offline activities are impressive. Ibrahim Husain Meraj (talk) 17:40, 30 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support - I'm glad to see that my friend Pratyya is nominated. He is a talented as well as hard working Wikipedian. The above comments on him are true and I agree with it. Hammer67 (talk) 16:58, 31 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support - Both are active in online & offline and work for Wikipedia for a long time. Hasivetalk • 13:14, 2 February 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support --Kritzolina (talk) 17:35, 21 May 2017 (UTC)
  Approved - Seddon (WMF) (talk) 16:23, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

WieraleeEdit

Nominated by: Zdzislaw (talk) 20:40, 24 January 2017 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome?

One of the most hardworking admin and editor on pl wikisource for many years — >210 000 edits (>60 000 edits in the past 365 days). She is one of the cornerstones of Polish Wikisource — friendly, always(!) patient and ready to help (especially for new users). Creator of a huge number of the proofread projects. She is very active on Commons also — uploaded >8,000 useful digitised works.

Support

  • strong   Support she is the most helpful admin in plwikisource, taking care of almost any new editor there Ankry (talk) 20:45, 24 January 2017 (UTC)
  • Definite   Support, as WieraLee has proven herself a Wikimedian to the bone. Both as an editor and as a person, very trustworthy, likeable, and cool to be around with. Wojciech Pędzich Talk 20:51, 24 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support Kirsan (talk) 21:05, 24 January 2017 (UTC)
  • By all means   Support --Maire 22:39, 7 February 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support ~Cybularny Speak? 19:24, 9 February 2017 (UTC)
  Approved - Seddon (WMF) (talk) 16:23, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

Suyash Dwivedi and Swapnil.KarambelkarEdit

Nominated by: Muzammil (talk) 12:54, 26 January 2017 (UTC)

Why are these users awesome?

Suyash Dwivedi and Swapnil.Karambelkar were instrumental in hosting the Second Hindi Wiki Conference in January 2017 in Bhopal as local event organizers. They are also carrying out many activities related to technical support such as designing Hindi Wikimedia project logos, holding meetups, editathons, etc. Hence this will be a token acknowledgement of their great efforts.

Support

  1.   Support--Muzammil (talk) 12:54, 26 January 2017 (UTC)
  2.   Support--राजू जांगिड़ (talk) 13:11, 26 January 2017 (UTC)
  3.   Support - For their great work at Bhopal, and Categorization editathon.----SM7 --talk-- 13:25, 26 January 2017 (UTC)
  4.   Support--आर्यावर्त (talk) 13:26, 26 January 2017 (UTC)
  5.   Support--Jayprakash12345 (talk) 13:36, 26 January 2017 (UTC)
  6.   Support-- (J.Ansari Talk 06:08, 27 January 2017 (UTC))
  7.   Support-- For both of honesty. NehalDaveND (talk) 07:14, 27 January 2017 (UTC)
  8.   Strong support-- Undoubtedly --103.48.109.185 05:26, 29 January 2017 (UTC)
  9.   Support --अनुनाद सिंह (talk) 12:39, 29 January 2017 (UTC)
  10.   Strong support -- AbhiSuryawanshi (talk) 19:41, 20 February 2017 (UTC)
  Approved - Seddon (WMF) (talk) 16:23, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

The PolishEdit

Nominated by: Wojciech Pędzich Talk 17:54, 9 January 2017 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome?

A cool person with a sharp learning curve in the project, definitely deserving of a Wikimedia memento.

Support

  Support ~Cybularny Speak? 00:02, 15 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support I really appreciate him. --WTM (talk) 17:29, 18 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support --DCB (talk) 19:28, 18 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support --Wargo (talk) 17:54, 20 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support --Maire 22:40, 7 February 2017 (UTC)
  Approved - Seddon (WMF) (talk) 16:23, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

Wojciech PędzichEdit

Nominated by: TharonXX (talk) 19:12, 9 January 2017 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome?

One of the better admins plwiki has and has been for many years. Always helps other users

Support

  •   Support Elfhelm (talk) 19:52, 10 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support --Jacek Halicki (talk) 20:13, 10 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support Certainly. aegis maelstrom δ 21:38, 10 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support Sure thing. --Maire 21:41, 10 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support Some say it's the best Wojciech in wikiworld. Yarl (talk) 21:49, 10 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support Super-helpful admin! --Marta Malina Moraczewska (talk) 22:35, 10 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support Ijon (talk) 01:08, 11 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support Myopic pattern (talk) 09:55, 11 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support Ludmiła Pilecka (talk) 18:42, 11 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support - amazing guy. -Barras talk 21:36, 11 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support it would be too long to describe all the good things about this guy :) masti <talk> 17:47, 13 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support ~Cybularny Speak? 00:04, 15 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support --WTM (talk) 17:24, 18 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support --Wargo (talk) 17:54, 20 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support --Wieralee (talk) 23:17, 24 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support Truly deserved recognition! Spiritia 19:44, 20 April 2017 (UTC)
  Approved - Seddon (WMF) (talk) 16:23, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

Bruker:Anne-Sophie OfrimEdit

Nominated by: --Orland (talk) 11:16, 26 November 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome?

no:Bruker:Anne-Sophie Ofrim is one of the true gentle-women of Norwegian Wikipedia. She has contributed to Good Articles, Featured Lists, Wikipedia:Adopt-a-user, Heritages and photo projects. She is also an admin, former member of the Wikimedia Norway board and a caretaker of good working climate in the norwegian wikipedia community. --Orland (talk) 11:16, 26 November 2016 (UTC)

Support

  •   Support. She has contributed to a wide area of subjects within Wikipedia both in Norwegian Nynorsk and Bokmål/Riksmål. She has also helped arrange many workshops, courses and community meetings which is very helpful, as meeting "in real" helps to promote a good working relationship. Ulflarsen (talk) 12:48, 26 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support as she is one of the most valuable contributers on nowiki. Constantly working on creating good new articles, while at the same time performing valuable admin maintenance.--Telaneo (User talk page) 14:45, 26 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support Most of all because I learn a lot from her, from her editing on Commons on files I have uploaded, and on nowiki, where she always answers in a friendly way whan I'm stuck! I am impressed with her patience! Kjersti Lie (talk) 18:05, 26 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support. Anne-Sophie is a jack–of–all–trades, and her significant contributions over more than eight years have been very useful to the two Norwegian Wikipedia editions and to the Wikimedia Commons. Regards, Kjetil_r 12:29, 27 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support. First and foremost because she's such a great contributor, but she's an equally great teacher of the fine Wikipedia arts. Torfilm (talk) 13:37, 27 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support --Finn Bjørklid (talk) 16:12, 27 November 2016 (UTC) She is just great in everything she does.
  •   Support --Trygve W Nodeland (talk) 08:43, 29 November 2016 (UTC) Anne-Sophie leads together with Ulflarsen, a very important work arranging Wiki-meetings at Litteraturhuset in Oslo.
  •   Support -- Vinguru (talk) 08:50, 29 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support – a great asset for the Wikipedia projects in Norwegian. Ordensherre (talk) 16:24, 29 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support – she has a very positive influence on the Norwegian Wikipedia projects. Edorfbir (talk) 18:23, 29 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support – Hardworking and idealistic wikipedianer. Frankemann --Frankemann (talk) 21:11, 29 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support – I'm not sure if I would have continued as a contributor without the friendly feedback from Anne-Sophie in my early, frustrating newbie days. And her never-ending stream of contributions of all sorts at nowiki, commons and lately also wikidata is a huge source of admiration. Danmichaelo (talk) 22:59, 7 December 2016 (UTC)
  Approved - Seddon (WMF) (talk) 16:23, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

Bruker:Kjersti LieEdit

Nominated by: Orland (talk) 11:09, 26 November 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome?

User:Kjersti Lie/no:Bruker:Kjersti Lie is one of the wikipedians i have worked closest with over the years since she first sought my assistance to start a Wikipedia project at her university library. She is enthusiastic, witty, hardworking, works both with core sucjects and interesting con amore projects, and she does a great effort in supplying rare, original images to her own articles as well as other articles. I am grateful for her contributions to commons:Category:Thorbjørn Egner, and impressed by her other contributions to Commons. --Orland (talk) 11:09, 26 November 2016 (UTC)

Support

  •   Support. Very nice in conversations. She has been fantastic getting high quality (old) pictures released under a free licens. nsaa (talk) 11:31, 26 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support. She is a very nice colleague at Wikipedia in Norwegian Bokmål/Riksmål, both contributing high-class articles about architecture and rare pictures. Ulflarsen (talk) 12:45, 26 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support. This user has contributed by creating countless articles of a very high quality, and uploads new pictures to Commons all the time suited for these articles and many more. --Telaneo (User talk page) 14:47, 26 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support, I wholeheartedly agree with Orland's description. Regards, Kjetil_r 12:32, 27 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support. She's the living proof that a superb idea might blossom by working hard and consistently. Torfilm (talk) 13:42, 27 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support --Finn Bjørklid (talk) 16:12, 27 November 2016 (UTC) We had a project togheter, and it was with great pleasure to see it come true.
  •   Support --Trygve W Nodeland (talk) 08:44, 29 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support -- Vinguru (talk) 08:51, 29 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support – Knowledgeable, friendly and supportive. Ordensherre (talk) 16:26, 29 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support -- Edorfbir (talk) 18:25, 29 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support - Agree with the above mentioned. Frankemann --Frankemann (talk) 21:13, 29 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support – Creator of amazingly well-researched and complete articles that represent the best of nowiki. Also a contributor to a friendly atmosphere. Danmichaelo (talk) 22:59, 7 December 2016 (UTC)
  Approved - Seddon (WMF) (talk) 16:23, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

StegopEdit

Nominated by: Ixocactus (talk) 20:47, 16 November 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome?

The user had a long time of wonderful edits on pt-wiki. As an admin he makes great editions too.

Support

  •   Support: His dedication to both the weariful everyday tasks and the general improvement of articles (pt:Turquia, pt:Istambul) is indeed substantial. His wonderful contributions should be acknowledged. Aproveite e vista a camiseta ou sei-lá-o-que vão te dar por aí em Portugal, faça o merchandising do projeto! XD Épico (talk)/(contribs) 12:57, 17 February 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support I have a special admiration for this user. Stegop is grumpy from time to time, but has been a coherent and dedicated editor and administrator on Wikipedia in Portuguese. He's been a bastion of our project, and I am especially thankful to Ixocactus for taking the time to acknowledge and recognize this user's contributions. --Joalpe (talk) 11:05, 22 May 2017 (UTC)
  Approved - Seddon (WMF) (talk) 16:23, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

User:MatanyaEdit

Nominated by: Antoine "hashar" Musso (talk) 20:45, 16 September 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome?

Matanya, in 2015, has done a lot of changes to enhance the quality of the code for the Puppet project (a software that defines how Wikimedia servers and applications are configured). He fixed so many issues that he became one of the top contributor and is still one to this day. This week he also quickly reported a massive issue on https://he.wikipedia.org/ , his quick reaction has been the key to limit the damage. Antoine "hashar" Musso (talk) 20:45, 16 September 2016 (UTC)

+1 for Matanya --KartikMistry (talk) 03:31, 17 September 2016 (UTC)

  Support Always helpful, even when busy in real life. --Hedwig in Washington (talk) 21:36, 21 October 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support. Geagea (talk) 22:10, 28 October 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support שיר (talk) 01:04, 13 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support Thank you for the FDC service! aegis maelstrom δ 17:22, 16 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   SupportTBhagat (talk) 08:46, 29 November 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support -Barras talk 21:37, 11 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support --Maire 22:44, 7 February 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support. RadiX 21:14, 23 April 2017 (UTC)
  Approved - Seddon (WMF) (talk) 16:23, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

PaladoxEdit

Nominated by: Mutante Mutante (talk) 20:25, 16 September 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome?

  •   Support Paladox has been instrumental in the Continuous Integration of the various software we produce eventually becoming the second contributors. He rebuild the whole platform from scratch with little guidance, found more than a dozen bug fix that impacted us and got fixed upstream.
Please double the package! Antoine "hashar" Musso (talk) 20:41, 16 September 2016 (UTC)
  Approved - Seddon (WMF) (talk) 16:23, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

NicoVEdit

Nominated by: Litlok (talk) 08:58, 19 October 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? For all the work and time NicoV invested in WPCleaner, a really great tool for all of us who are involved in the maintenance of Wikipedia - whatever the language.

Support

  1.   Support For all of his work on wikipedia. Leag (talk) 10:06, 19 October 2016 (UTC)
  2.   Support I agree.--Rehtse (talk) 11:05, 19 October 2016 (UTC)
  3.   Support Very useful tool GrandCelinien (talk) 11:52, 19 October 2016 (UTC)
  4.   Support I agree too! Squallgofsc (talk) 13:54, 19 October 2016 (UTC)
  5.   Support I must agree. Johnny Au (talk) 12:38, 19 October 2016 (UTC)
  6.   Support I totally agree. Antimuonium U wanna talk? 14:46, 19 October 2016 (UTC)
  7.   Support So do I, --Madelgarius (talk) 15:46, 19 October 2016 (UTC)
  8.   Support Of course ! --Framawiki (talk) 16:31, 19 October 2016 (UTC)
  9.   Support Full support, his tool is very usefull. Linedwell (talk) 16:34, 19 October 2016 (UTC)
  10.   Support Good service – fast and free :-) --GünniX (talk) 17:35, 19 October 2016 (UTC)
  11.   Support For the creation and (reactive) maintenance of this useful tool : WPCleaner. --ContributorQ (talk) 22:54, 19 October 2016 (UTC)
  12.   Support, Daniel*D 08:03, 21 October 2016 (UTC)
  13.   Support, Amazing availability since years. A2 (talk) 13:50, 6 November 2016 (UTC)
  14.   Support per above — TBhagat (talk) 14:37, 30 November 2016 (UTC)
  15.   Support just started using the tool and find it extremely useful. Also, I find NicoV a very pleasant and approachable editor Iadmc (talk) 20:07, 6 December 2016 (UTC)
  16.   Support I agree. Like tears in rain (talk) 10:38, 7 December 2016 (UTC)
  17.   Support Ijon (talk) 01:10, 11 January 2017 (UTC)
  Approved - Seddon (WMF) (talk) 16:23, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

NedopsEdit

Nominated by: aegis maelstrom δ 22:42, 22 November 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? A great voice of reason for pl.wiki. Not only a long-time author, sysop and current events' curator with 93+k edits (stats), but also a respectful advocate of civility and our core values, known from many discussions and his service in pl.wiki ArbCom. Thank you, Nedops!

Support

  1. strong   Support Maire 23:01, 22 November 2016 (UTC)
  2. strong   Support Tar Lócesilion (queta) 21:50, 23 November 2016 (UTC)
  3.   Support Wargo (talk) 10:29, 4 December 2016 (UTC)
  4.   Support ~Cybularny Speak? 22:30, 9 December 2016 (UTC)
  5.   Support Yarl (talk) 22:57, 13 December 2016 (UTC)
  6.   Support --Jacek Halicki (talk) 20:15, 10 January 2017 (UTC)
  7.   Support Myopic pattern (talk) 09:55, 11 January 2017 (UTC)
  Approved - Seddon (WMF) (talk) 16:23, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

Andrzei111Edit

Nominated by: aegis maelstrom δ 21:52, 7 December 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? One of the most prolific newer Wikimedians on pl.wiki. 85+k edits since January 2014 stats + a his AndrzeiBOT, one of the most recent admins. As all the wikis need some fresh blood and this history of edits is impressive, yeay for Andrzei111!

Support

  1.   Support ~Cybularny Speak? 22:31, 9 December 2016 (UTC)
  2.   Support Every medal on his page should be counted as one vote here. --Wargo (talk) 17:48, 12 December 2016 (UTC)
  3.   Support Yarl (talk) 22:56, 13 December 2016 (UTC)
  4.   Support --Maire 17:16, 1 January 2017 (UTC)
  5.   Support --Jacek Halicki (talk) 20:16, 10 January 2017 (UTC)
  Approved - Seddon (WMF) (talk) 16:23, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

MoneytheDeerEdit

Nominated by: MoneytheDeer (talk) 23:47, 31 May 2017 (UTC) John Alpha--MoneytheDeer (talk) 23:47, 31 May 2017 (UTC) Why is this user awesome? She's AWESOME! She works really hard! Support

  Declined - Seddon (talk) 18:59, 7 June 2017 (UTC)

User:MKarEdit

Nominated by: Prateek Pattanaik (talk) 16:41, 1 March 2017 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? User:MKar has been a very responsible and responsive admin on the orwiki multiple times. Besides being the super-hardworking person that he is, he's also one of the most helpful and patient people who's always there to guide anyone on Wikipedia rules or resolve doubts. His Support

  • strong   Support Undoubtedly deserves more than just WikiLove. --Prateek Pattanaik (talk) 16:41, 1 March 2017 (UTC)
  Declined - Seddon (WMF) (talk) 16:27, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

PmsarangiEdit

Nominated by: Radhadwibedi (talk) 12:17, 3 March 2017 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome?

Support

  Declined - Seddon (WMF) (talk) 16:27, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

Robert McClenonEdit

Nominated by: Yashovardhan Dhanania (talk) 18:18, 6 April 2017 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? Robert has been actively editing Wikipedia for a long time! He's been particularly helpful at the Dispute resolution, where he helps me and other volunteers help resolve disputes. He also actively fights vandalism and is a volunteer at many other such places on Wikipedia. He's personally been very understanding and helpful to me. Thanks! Support

  1.   Support --TheSandDoctor (talk) 16:27, 10 May 2017 (UTC)
  Declined - Seddon (WMF) (talk) 16:27, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

rachitraliEdit

Nominated by: Zaheeruddin25 (talk) 09:57, 6 December 2016 (UTC)

User:Rachitrali i.e. Rehmat Aziz Chitrali created Khowar Wikipedia

Support

  Support He is very hardworking Wikipedian, and have done a great job for launching Khowar Language Wikipedia...--Jogi don (talk) 08:34, 19 December 2016 (UTC)

  Declined Seddon (WMF) (talk) 16:25, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

User:AursaniEdit

Nominated by: Jogi don (talk) 14:28, 30 November 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? This user is admin of Sindhi Wikipedia and he is also admin of Sindhi wiktionary , he also translates on meta wiki from English to Sindhi.

Support

  Support He is a good translator from English to Sindhi 7,564 His edits --Jogi don (talk) 14:32, 30 November 2016 (UTC)

  Declined - Seddon (WMF) (talk) 16:24, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

Tahir MehmoodEdit

Nominated by: Muhammad Shuaib (talk) 13:00, 22 August 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? An asset to ur.wiki with more than 2 lac edits. The first user among us who achived such high score. Responsible sysop and crat.

Support

  1.   Support he never tired on Urdu Wiki, Most supportive user of Urdu Wikipedia. Here is his interview, as user with most edits on Urdu Wikipidia, published on largest online news publication of Pakistan Ameen Akbar (talk) 13:15, 22 August 2016 (UTC)
  2.   Support I really feel proud in endorsing Tahir. I was the one who interviewed him for this WMF blog. He is a prolific contributor and a great colleague to work with. --Muzammil (talk) 15:52, 22 August 2016 (UTC)
  3.   Support Think Urdu Wikipedia Think Tahir.--Drcenjary (talk) 02:29, 23 August 2016 (UTC)

  Approved Jseddon (WMF) (talk) 01:19, 12 September 2016 (UTC)


FarsizabonEdit

Nominated by: Ochilov (talk) 14:27, 28 October 2015 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? Hundreds of really good articles in ruwiki and uzwiki, one of the leaders of "Wikimedians of Uzbekistan Community". --Ochilov (talk) 14:27, 28 October 2015 (UTC)

Support

  •   Support Ijon (talk) 00:39, 6 November 2015 (UTC)
  Declined Not enough support. Jseddon (WMF) (talk) 04:44, 2 August 2016 (UTC)

Biplab AnandEdit

Nominated by: Tulsi Bhagat (Talk) 12:43, 14 February 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? One of the very active admin of Nepali and Maithili Wikipedia. He is kind hearted & friendly too.

Support

  1.   Support As a nominator. -- Tulsi Bhagat (Talk) 12:43, 14 February 2016 (UTC)
  2.   Support --Steinsplitter (talk) 17:00, 14 February 2016 (UTC)
  Declined Not enough support. Jseddon (WMF) (talk) 04:43, 2 August 2016 (UTC)

CheckingfaxEdit

Nominated by: Natalie.Desautels (talk) 03:09, 28 March 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? Checkingfax continues to be most generous and gracious—THE single most helpful editor since I started editing on Wikipedia. I appreciate all his patient help, excellent suggestions, useful information, and answers to my many questions in such a timely manner, all given with consistently good humor and patience. He makes Wikipedia a fun and pleasant place in which to be a volunteer. --Natalie.Desautels (talk) 03:09, 28 March 2016 (UTC) Natalie.Desautels (signature link to user page presently broken)

Support

  1.   Support – as nominator. Natalie.Desautels (talk)
  2.   Support – I echo User:Natalie.Desautels's comments above. Checkingfax is a most pleasant and helpful editor. He has immense patience, is generous with his time, explaining things in detail, and works very hard in many aspects of WP editing. Corinne (talk) 14:07, 1 May 2016 (UTC)
  Declined Not enough support. Jseddon (WMF) (talk) 04:43, 2 August 2016 (UTC)

TopGunEdit

Nominated by: Faizan 06:30, 28 March 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? A real expert in South Asia related topics, and almost 20,000 contributions to the English Wikipedia. Amazing part.

Support

  1. - As nominator. Faizan 06:31, 28 March 2016 (UTC)
  2. - de   Kolo   nel - 23:18, 17 June 2016 (UTC)
  Declined Not enough support. Jseddon (WMF) (talk) 04:43, 2 August 2016 (UTC)

Samuele2002Edit

Nominated by: Alexmar983--Alexmar983 (talk) 15:11, 3 May 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? Young but talented, check his contributions on itwikiversity. Hope for the future!

Support

  •   Support most motivated user on his wiki!--Martinligabue (talk) 19:40, 4 May 2016 (UTC)
  Declined Not enough support. Jseddon (WMF) (talk) 04:39, 2 August 2016 (UTC)

ShizhaoEdit

Nominated by: Alexmar983 (talk) 04:39, 4 May 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? One of th zh-N users her on meta, (s)he takes care of Translation_of_the_week/Translation_candidates. Also, very cross active since many years. bureaucrat, sysop...

Support

  •   Support, good activity, deserves a T-shirt — NickK (talk) 14:20, 10 July 2016 (UTC)
  Declined Not enough support. Jseddon (WMF) (talk) 04:40, 2 August 2016 (UTC)

HippiasEdit

Nominated by: Samuele2002 (signature and timestamp)

Why is this user awesome? Hippias is one of the most experienced users it.wiki where sysops had to be a bureaucrat ([1])

Support

  • It gave me a good impression the few times I met him. I let the CentralAuth decide if he's worth a t-shirt for his hard work.--Alexmar983 (talk) 09:29, 10 May 2016 (UTC)
  Declined Not enough support. Jseddon (WMF) (talk) 04:41, 2 August 2016 (UTC)

MartinligabueEdit

Nominated by: Samuele2002 (signature and timestamp)

Why is this user awesome? Martin is a very good person and very active on the it.wikiversity and wikipedia I think with a lot of possibilities

Support

  Declined Not enough support. Jseddon (WMF) (talk) 04:40, 2 August 2016 (UTC)

KbrownEdit

Nominated by: Sptoiyc (talk) 11:59, 26 June 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome?

Support

  Declined Jseddon (WMF) (talk) 01:32, 12 September 2016 (UTC)

CelloNinja7Edit

Nominated by: Sabrenaut (talk) 02:07, 8 July 2016 (UTC)Sabrenaut

Why is this user awesome? Well-written articles on obscure subjects, supported by documentation, including foreign language translation by the editor. Support

  Declined Jseddon (WMF) (talk) 01:32, 12 September 2016 (UTC)

JakubkajaEdit

Nominated by: Wulfstan (talk) 19:02, 10 July 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? Jakubkaja from a long time is working on the Polish Wiki on decorations, orders, medals and all what is related to phaleristics. His editions are enormous. He really re-organised this topic in a very effective way, finding many times bibliographies, notes, and sources.

Support

  Declined Jseddon (WMF) (talk) 01:32, 12 September 2016 (UTC)

Tokyogirl79Edit

Nominated by: Timtempleton (talk) 01:45, 14 July 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? This user has helped me clean up my articles, and I see her (him?) tirelessly helping others. Support

  1. strong support. Shearonink (talk) 02:14, 14 July 2016 (UTC)
  • Aww! Thank you guys! I already received a t-shirt and don't know if I can get another, but I definitely appreciate the nomination! (I wear it all the time, actually!) Tokyogirl79 (talk) 04:51, 14 July 2016 (UTC)

  Declined Jseddon (WMF) (talk) 01:19, 12 September 2016 (UTC)

Andrei StroeEdit

Nominated by: Strainu (talk) 16:18, 22 June 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? The amount of work and the diversity of his tasks on ro.wp and commons makes it by far the most prolific Romanian user.--Strainu (talk) 16:18, 22 June 2016 (UTC)

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  •   Support, very good work indeed — NickK (talk) 14:21, 10 July 2016 (UTC)

  Approved Jseddon (WMF) (talk) 01:19, 12 September 2016 (UTC)

C messierEdit

Nominated by: Ανώνυμος Βικιπαιδιστής (talk) 19:09, 2 July 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? Because he's a true worker as an editor and as an administrator in elwiki. :)

Support

  1. strong   Support - Strong worker round the clock, both as an editor and as an admin Gts-tg (talk) 19:22, 2 July 2016 (UTC)
  2. strong   Support --tony esopiλέγε 15:14, 3 July 2016 (UTC)
  3. strong   Support - I wholeheartedly support the suggestion. C messier has been a VERY productive editor. He deserves it by all means! --Aristo Class (talk) 10:12, 4 July 2016 (UTC)

  Approved Jseddon (WMF) (talk) 01:19, 12 September 2016 (UTC)

PMGEdit

Nominated by: aegis maelstrom δ 16:25, 9 July 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? PMG is one of pl.wikipedia's powerhouses with 196 500 edits (162+k in Main!) and a massive series of articles on warships. On top of that, an avid wikidata and other projects' contributor (stats), an occasional wiki blogger, and what I loved most: a strong proponent of wikilove and lowering barreers for newbies.

Support

  1. strong   Support − this man is epic Yarl (talk) 14:15, 10 July 2016 (UTC)
  2. strong   Support Wulfstan (talk) 18:52, 10 July 2016 (UTC)

Oppose

  1.   Oppose Most contributions are bot-like edits. ~Cybularny Speak? 12:55, 3 September 2016 (UTC)

  Approved Jseddon (WMF) (talk) 01:47, 12 September 2016 (UTC)

LoraineEdit

Nominated by: aegis maelstrom δ 16:47, 9 July 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? Loraine is a great author well-deserving our gratitude. Liked and respected, her 67.5k edits on pl.wiki (50k in Main, stats) brought us a lot of various good content, and 30+ FAs on orthodox church. Thanks, Loraine!

Support

  1. strong   Support − no doubts she deserves it. Yarl (talk) 14:11, 10 July 2016 (UTC)
  2. strong   Support Wulfstan (talk) 18:52, 10 July 2016 (UTC)
  3.   Support ~Cybularny Speak? 12:55, 3 September 2016 (UTC)

  Approved Jseddon (WMF) (talk) 01:19, 12 September 2016 (UTC)

Mehtab AhmedEdit

Nominated by: Jogi don (talk) 07:17, 15 August 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? The editor with more editions in Sindhi wikipedia, having made almost highest edits until present time. This user is It is an excellent refernces adding and an most Experient user

Support

  1.   Support Mehtab Ahmed is the most active user on Sindhi Wikipedia and has highest number of edits on Sdwiki.Jogi don (talk) 07:25, 15 August 2016 (UTC)
  2.   Support Sindhi wikipedia must proud on him.--Ameen Akbar (talk) 13:19, 22 August 2016 (UTC)
  3.   Support--Muzammil (talk) 15:58, 22 August 2016 (UTC)

  Approved Jseddon (WMF) (talk)

Muhammad Arif SoomroEdit

Nominated by: Jogi don (talk) 07:35, 15 August 2016 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? The editor with more editions in URDU wikipedia, having made almost highest Arif80s edits until present time. and an most Experient user Support

  1.   Support Jogi don (talk) 07:56, 15 August 2016 (UTC)
  2.   Really deserve it, Very active with lots of high quality and well referenced articles penned down by him. --Muhammad Shuaib (talk) 13:10, 22 August 2016 (UTC)
  3.   Support very hardworking user of Urdu and Sindhi Wikipedia.--Ameen Akbar (talk) 13:17, 22 August 2016 (UTC)
  4.   Support--Muzammil (talk) 15:57, 22 August 2016 (UTC)
  5.   Support Since he is a very active participant in a programme of Urdu Wikipedia.--Drcenjary (talk) 02:27, 23 August 2016 (UTC)

  Approved Jseddon (WMF) (talk) 01:19, 12 September 2016 (UTC)

  1.   Comment Cancel my nomination. --Arif80s (talk) 04:12, 31 March 2017 (UTC)

Exemplo347Edit

Nominated by: Jamesjpk (talk) 04:42, 12 March 2017 (UTC)

Why is this user awesome? Exemplo is the quintessence of helpfulness. When I came to wikipedia, Exemplo helped me ever step of the way and made me feel welcome in the wikipedia community. According to Wikimedia Tool Labs it says that Exemplo has made 7187 edits found in 4 projects to the writing of this message. He really deserves community recognition where there is none.
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