WikiGap Challenge/2021/Log

Contest log Edit

8 March:
The WikiGap Challenge 2021 is officially launched! We have already had several people joining in the challenge, with new or improved articles from Tomasz Bladyniec, Sunday Tonics and Kushared. Elisardojm wrote the first article on one of the bonus articles! Keep up the good work! Eric Luth (WMSE) (talk) 10:06, 8 March 2021 (UTC)[reply]

10 March:
2 days – and already more than 50 participants! Welcome everyone who has joined. All bonus articles are now also covered on English Wikipedia, except for Sister Aïda Yazbeck. Anyone up for that?

Did you by the way know that there are only 54 Wikidata objects on women from Chad? Eric Luth (WMSE) (talk) 17:01, 10 March 2021 (UTC)[reply]

12 March
4 days – and all bonus point articles are covered in English and Bikol, and only one left in Tagalog. More than 60 participants have signed up, a great start. Tuga1143 is in a tight lead over Kunokuno and Elisardojm – but there is still many weeks to go. Good luck – and wish you all a wonderful weekend! Eric Luth (WMSE) (talk) 16:27, 12 March 2021 (UTC)[reply]

17 March
We are approaching 70 participants, more and more people joining in. Welcome, all new participants! We also have one new article on the bonus list – Hannah Forster from the Gambia: d:Q60812899. She currently only has articles in German and Portuguese – will we see more articles on her during the week? Keep up the good spirit! Eric Luth (WMSE) (talk) 15:03, 17 March 2021 (UTC)[reply]

23 March

More than two weeks into the challenge, 74 participants have joined, and an incredible amount of articles have been created or improved. All bonus point articles exist in 6 or more languages, which is an astonishing feat. Remember, if you translate articles, to check carefully that the language is proper and correct. The organization team might reduce the points if participants are found to systematically translate articles with poor or bad language (as is stated in the rules!). Eric Luth (WMSE) (talk) 09:25, 23 March 2021 (UTC)[reply]

27 March

Great to see all the efforts, and new people and languages joining in! When will we reach 80 participants?

If you want new ideas on who to write about, the organizers have now added some 35 women activists within sexual and reproductive health, an area which is quite poorly covered on Wikipedia. All women are covered in the UNFPA source "UNFPA Icons and Activists". You find the list of the women here! Who will write the first article about one of them? Eric Luth (WMSE) (talk) 09:12, 27 March 2021 (UTC)[reply]

6 April

Time flies so fast. 2 more days to go – and the results are already astonishing! As some final encouragement, all editors who write an article on any of these sexual and reproductive health activists will receive a personal postcard. Keep up the good work – and good luck! Eric Luth (WMSE) (talk) 15:06, 6 April 2021 (UTC)[reply]

8 April

Last few hours of WikiGap Challenge 2021! And a lot of activity. Best of luck!! Eric Luth (WMSE) (talk) 14:52, 8 April 2021 (UTC)[reply]

9 April

Wow! What an accomplishment. The organizing team and partners are astonished. Well done! We'll take some time to analyze the results. Have a look at the results page in the upcoming weeks.

Don't forget to nominate your own or others' articles in the "Best Competition" challenge! Add Nominated by your own username ({{nomin|your own username}}) after the article you want to nominate in the list. Eric Luth (WMSE) (talk) 08:06, 9 April 2021 (UTC)[reply]