Wikipedia:Reward board/Fulfilled requests

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Fulfilled requests

Check if has this article

  • Offeror: Spirit of Eagle (talk)
  • Date offered: 02:13, 24 August 2018 (UTC)
  • Request: Find out if contains this article. If it does, please state what newspaper it was published in, and provide any other identifying information such as page number, section, author, etc. If not, just state the article is not on The article in question covers the opening of a library in Delaware, Ohio on September 1, 1906. I suspect that the article was originally published in the Columbus Dispatch.
  • Reward: A barnstar
  • Limit on rewards: N/A
  • Expires: November 1, 2018
  • Sign-up: Done, and it's not there. I've searched on in every newspaper from Sep 1, 1906 with the keyword "LIBRARY" but didn't get any relevant results, the searched "OPENED" but didn't get anything either and the looked for "BEECHER" and got 0 results. I even created an account using the free trial to have more access but still got nothing. L293D ( • ) 20:08, 4 September 2018 (UTC)

Date of birth

  • Offeror: Freikorp (talk)
  • Date offered: 14:44, 11 April 2017 (UTC)
  • Request: Find an existing source that states year of birth (preference full date but will accept just the year) for Bruce Berry and/or Bibek Maitra. Source dose not necessarily have to meet WP:RS, though obviously that is preferred, and if it doesn't I reserve the right to deny the reward if I think the source is innacurate.
  • Reward: A barnstar and/or I will review any PR, GAN or FAC or your choosing.
  • Limit on rewards: One barnstar and/or review per date found.
  • Expires: 11 April 2018
@Freikorp: Source for Bruce Berry. For my reward, I would like a barnstar, and I would like you to review Community-based program design, a GAN. PhilrocMy contribs 13:39, 8 May 2017 (UTC)
Wow, what an interesting source. Thanks for finding it, it suits my purposes for what I needed to know. Barnstar has been given; review coming soon. Freikorp (talk) 03:34, 9 May 2017 (UTC)
Second date found by myself; reward offer removed. Freikorp (talk) 08:18, 27 May 2017 (UTC)

Userbox creation

  • Offeror: Freikorp (talk)
  • Date offered: 14:27, 11 April 2017 (UTC)
  • Request: Create a userbox which allows a user to state how many images they have uploaded to Wikipedia AND links to Special:ListFiles/username allowing people to automatically see all the images you have uploaded with one click. See Wikipedia talk:Userboxes/Ideas#Images uploaded with link for more details.
  • Reward: A barnstar and/or I will review any PR, GAN or FAC or your choosing.
  • Limit on rewards: No limit. If multiple editors work on the project I will give out multiple barnstars and/or reviews
  • Expires: 11 April 2018
Completed by Rhododendrites‎. Freikorp (talk) 23:45, 11 April 2017 (UTC)

Insure Deon_Taylor Article Meets Wiki Guidelines and Required Neutrality

  • Offeror: Even Handel (talk)
  • Date offered: 10:19, 17 December 2016 (UTC)
  • Request: Cleanup to comply with Wikipedia's content policies, particularly appropriate references/citations and neutral point of view.
  • Reward: Please propose what you think is fair and reasonable for the effort.
  • Limit on rewards: There is no limit on rewards.
  • Expires: 13 Jan 2017.

Stub expanson (2nd revision)

George Edgar Slusser

Claimed by . Chris Troutman (talk) 22:24, 7 May 2015 (UTC)

Biographical Assessment

Claimed by Samsara Chris Troutman (talk) 14:34, 20 April 2015 (UTC)

Doge (meme) and dogecoin

  • Offeror: Retartist (talk)
  • Date offered: 09:16, 8 April 2014 (UTC)
  • Request: Promote Doge (meme) or Dogecoin to featured article Good Article
  • Reward: 1 Dogecoin Or a barnstar
  • Limit on rewards: One coin per article.
  • Expires: 1 April 2016. 8 April 2015
@Retartist: Featured status is a fair jump from where theses article are now, would you consider offering a reward to promote either article to GA? Perhaps a barn star? Freikorp (talk) 00:01, 21 January 2015 (UTC)
@Freikorp: Sure ill change it now. RetΔrtist (разговор) 00:09, 21 January 2015 (UTC)
  • The Doge meme is currently at GAN so it might take a while for it to be reviewed. GamerPro64 17:36, 29 March 2015 (UTC)
  • I'm currently reviewing Doge meme, if anybody else works on and nominates Dogecoin let me know and I will initiate the review of that also. Freikorp (talk) 06:23, 3 April 2015 (UTC)
  • Wow much passed. So barnstar. Such barnstar for Freikorp too pls. '''tAD''' (talk) 07:58, 3 April 2015 (UTC)

Improving RfD template functionality

  • Offeror: BDD (talk)
  • Date offered: 16:59, 25 February 2015 (UTC)
  • Request: Improve the {{rfd2}} template as requested Template talk:Rfd2#Improving functionality; three improvements are requested.
  • Reward: A barnstar for the editor who performs each edit. If at least two of these are completed in one week (by the end of 4 March 2015, UTC), I will make a donation of $20 (or $30, if all three are completed) to the Wikimedia Foundation. I would like to do that on behalf of the editors who improve the template; if anyone knows of a way to explicitly donate on someone's behalf, please let me know.
  • Expires: 25 February 2016
  • Completed by Steel1943. --BDD (talk) 18:03, 3 April 2015 (UTC)

Kurt Vonnegut photo

  • Offeror: Yaksar (let's chat)
  • Date offered: 19:22, 24 September 2014 (UTC)
  • Request: While the author Kurt Vonnegut has a very iconic appearance, there are apparently no free images of him besides a photo taken during his military service, which is currently in the article. While we are able to use non-free images "where no free equivalent is available or could be created that would adequately give the same information", I'm not sure if we are prevented from doing so by the existence of the army photo. Regardless, it would be a great solution if someone could find a free photo taken of him with his iconic appearance. He's spoken at numerous public events, so I think it may be likely that one exists somewhere.
    • @Yaksar:Would this image work out? It doesn't have him with wavy hair but he is rocking his mustache. GamerPro64 02:42, 3 October 2014 (UTC)
      • It would definitely be better! It does not, however, seem to meet the copyright requirements for us to use here. Are you the owner of the photo by any chance?--Yaksar (let's chat) 04:35, 3 October 2014 (UTC)
        • I am not. I looked up Kurt Vonnegut on Flickr in hopes that there would be a replacement for it there. I thought that it being on Flickr would allow us to upload it here. GamerPro64 18:21, 3 October 2014 (UTC)
    • Pinging the ever amazing and startling We hope. The force is strong with this one. — Crisco 1492 (talk) 09:05, 22 February 2015 (UTC)
Let me start looking--many times photos of authors were sent out for their new books, for interviews and other appearances. We may be able to work from that angle. We hope (talk) 15:42, 22 February 2015 (UTC)
Yaksar, Crisco 1492 See if this one works: File:Kurt Vonnegut 1972.jpg We hope (talk) 16:41, 22 February 2015 (UTC)
  • And this is why we should just give you the keys to the encyclopedia here and now. Fantastic! — Crisco 1492 (talk) 23:30, 22 February 2015 (UTC)
Just want to say that you don't need to give me the barnstar because I do this (or at least try to) for anyone who asks. We hope (talk) 23:49, 22 February 2015 (UTC)
  • Reward: A barnstar!
  • Expires: September 1, 2015

Stub expansion

  • Offeror: Matty.007
  • Date offered: 18:57, 6 July 2014 (UTC)
  • Request: Frederick Edward-Collins, at present a stub, get to start-class. There are multiple references at the bottom of the article in hidden text to make the task easier.
  • Reward: The stub barnstar and a topical barnstar
  • Limit on rewards: Two barnstars per person (collaborating is encouraged)
  • Expires:06.07.2015
    • @Matty.007: It was harder than I expected, but i've managed to improve this article to start class. I used three of your hidden references, and found an additional four which I added to the article. Freikorp (talk) 11:26, 20 January 2015 (UTC)

Stub expanson (revised)

XCOM: Enemy Unknown for article improvements (two copies available)

Collapsed to save space. Expand for details.
Do you want a free copy of XCOM: Enemy Unknown?

As part of a Steam pre-orders for Bioshock Infinite and The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, I have two free copies of XCOM: Enemy Unknown, a top notch turn-based strategy game. Because I already owned a copy, I am free to gift these two to anyone with a steam account. That anyone can be you. Below is a list of some of my favorite games. They are divided into two sections based on their quality assessment at the beginning of 2014.

I will give one copy of XCOM: Enemy Unknown to the first user that either...

  1. ...brings any article from either section to FA status or...
  2. ...brings any two articles from Section B to GA status...

...and then leaves me a message on my talk page alerting me to the achievement.

Only one copy left!

Section A

Section B

If you have claimed one of the two copies, and bring any additional article on the list (from either section) up to GA status, I will also send you the Slingshot and Elite Soldier Pack DLCs. You don't have to claim the DLCs at the same time as the game.

This competition will expire on 31 December 2014 (at which point I will likely reboot it with additional stuff thrown in, like I did when it wasn't claimed in 2013).

You must leave me a message on my user talk page in order to claim the prize.

Disclaimers: While I have two copies, I will give only one copy per FA/two GAs, so if you're going to work with someone else, you need to decide ahead of time who gets the game. I can only deliver the game via Steam. I haven't read the terms of service closely enough to know if this transaction is a violation of them, but they didn't complain the last time. If for any reason I lose the ability to gift the game, I am under no obligation to replace it; the competition is simply canceled. I reserve the right to add more games to the above list.

Good luck, Commander. Sven Manguard Wha? 01:19, 17 January 2014 (UTC)

  • Note - One of these rewards were claimed so it was technically fulfilled. GamerPro64 05:46, 1 January 2015 (UTC)

Global Industrial (Company) Improvement

  • Offeror: JWalk6 (talk!)
  • Date offered: 10:34, 25 November 2014
  • Request: The Page Draft:Global Industrial is currently unacceptable due to conflict of interest and lack of resources. This page needs to be made more neutral with additional contributors.
  • Reward: 3 Barnstars.
  • Limit on rewards: Max 3 barnstars per contributor.
  • Expires: 25 December 2014.

Vladimír Remek to B-class

  • Offeror: C679
  • Date offered: 16:30, 9 February 2014 (UTC)
  • Request: Remek was the first person in space from a country other than the USA and USSR. Get the article on him to B-class by the end of 2014 (assessment must be conducted by a member of WP:CZ).
  • Reward: The Ribbon of National Merit
  • Limit on rewards: None.
  • Expires: 31 December 2014.
@Cloudz679: I've expanded the article and it's awaiting reassessment. Chris Troutman (talk) 17:03, 2 December 2014 (UTC)
Article has been successfully expanded, reward issued. The request may now be archived. C679 19:44, 2 December 2014 (UTC)

Terraria for Terraria

Note: I am not affiliated with Terraria in any way. I simply have extra copies of it in my Steam inventory.
  • I'm curious: why these games? The articles for Terraria and Amnesia don't look too far from GA status as they are. Tezero (talk) 06:14, 28 January 2014 (UTC)
    • Y'know what, never mind. I do want to play Terraria. I'll message you. Tezero (talk) 21:35, 29 January 2014 (UTC)
      • These articles were chosen because they are in the Survival genre and because they need(ed) improvement. --Odie5533 (talk) 04:55, 30 January 2014 (UTC)
        • Ah. Anyway, to other potential takers, I'm doing Don't Starve. I'm not sure if Odie5533 has other copies of Terraria. Tezero (talk) 22:34, 30 January 2014 (UTC)
          • Don't Starve is now a GA. Tezero (talk) 17:57, 22 February 2014 (UTC)

Checking up on this request. Tezero, did you ever get that copy of Terraria from User:Odie5533? GamerPro64 17:17, 30 March 2014 (UTC)

Yeah, I did. It's fun enough, though I haven't played more than a few hours yet. Tezero (talk) 17:37, 30 March 2014 (UTC)
@Odie5533: Do you have other copies to give away for this reward, or should I archive it? Cheers, TLSuda (talk) 13:04, 19 April 2014 (UTC)

Stanton Foundation

  • Offeror: Stanton By Your Man (talk)
  • Date offered: 13:11, 17 April 2014 (UTC)
  • Request: Currently, Wikipedia has no article about the Stanton Foundation, the over $200-million offspring of the Ruth and Frank Stanton Fund. Please create a suitable "Start" article about the foundation.
  • Reward: $5 for an appropriate 3- to 5-sentence lede, plus $3 per reliably-sourced sentence of follow-up detail regarding this topic, up to $21.
  • Limit on rewards: Multiple recipients are eligible, but maximum payout will be $26. No rewards will be paid if the article is deleted or merged to Frank Stanton (executive) within 30 days of its creation.
  • Expired: July 4, 2014
  • I would move this request to "Expired requests" since it expired yesterday, but it appears that it was fulfilled. I emailed Stanton By Your Man on how he was going to carry out the reward but I did not get a response from him. I'm not sure what to do. GamerPro64 05:41, 5 July 2014 (UTC)
I'd like to quickly point out that my e-mail inbox lacks any notification of being contacted by you, GamerPro64; but regardless, I appreciate this reminder that the offer has expired. By my reckoning, User:Eddymason is entitled to $5 for starting an appropriate 3- to 5-sentence lede, plus $9 for three additional reliably-sourced sentences of follow-up detail. I then calculate that User:The Devil's Advocate is entitled to $12 for adding approximately four additional sentences, although it is a little difficult to determine exactly because of much over-writing of Eddymason's content. This would sum to $26, which was the maximum payout. I will also note that User:Geraldshields11 added a heavy dose of incorrect information, attributing the Stanton Foundation (tax EIN number 133598005) to a doppelganger namesake in Jackson, Michigan, which has nothing to do with the Ruth and Frank Stanton body. If it is not too much trouble, I would ask that this notice (which I've now marked "Expired") stay in place until payments can be authenticated. - Stanton By Your Man (talk) 12:23, 5 July 2014 (UTC)
  • I believe I actually added more like eight sentences. Six in the activities section and two in the history section.--The Devil's Advocate tlk. cntrb. 15:53, 5 July 2014 (UTC)
That is entirely possible. However, with Eddymason accounting first for $14 of the maximum $26, there was only $12 remaining for the additional sentences, anyway. I understand from my financial assistant that the two beneficiaries from this request have been paid via PayPal, so it can be moved to "Expired". Also, just to play devil's advocate for a moment, it may be appropriate to point out here that The Devil's Advocate seems to have been in violation of the Wikimedia Foundation's Terms of Use, which specify:
"...with respect to any contribution for which you receive, or expect to receive, compensation. You must make that disclosure in at least one of the following ways:
a statement on your user page,
a statement on the talk page accompanying any paid contributions, or
a statement in the edit summary accompanying any paid contributions."
Eddymason's edits predated the Wikimedia Foundation's new Terms of Use which focus on paid editing, so that is why I am only mentioning The Devil's Advocate. It seems that a more explicit reminder of the Wikimedia Foundation Terms of Use should be placed on this Reward Board page. I don't feel like a long-enough contributor in good standing to have the authority to make substantial changes to the preamble on this page. - Stanton By Your Man (talk) 12:46, 6 July 2014 (UTC)
I reverted my edits. Geraldshields11 (talk) 14:01, 5 July 2014 (UTC)

Frank Stanton (executive)

  • Offeror: Stanton By Your Man (talk)
  • Date offered: 13:11, 17 April 2014 (UTC)
  • Request: Currently, Wikipedia's biography of Mr. Stanton contains no mention of his involvement in setting up anti-Communist surveillance at CBS in the early 1950's and the quiet blacklisting of certain actors and directors. It is a blemish on his record that he later (softly) regretted, or explained that he felt forced to do in order to keep CBS advertisers happy. It's an important enough event that it belongs (fully and reliably documented) in his Wikipedia biography.
  • Reward: $3 per reliably-sourced sentence regarding this topic, up to $15.
  • Limit on rewards: Multiple recipients are eligible, but maximum payout will be $15.
  • Expires: July 4, 2014
Note: it appears that User:Scortato has fulfilled this Reward Board request, and so payment of $15 will be processed soon for Scortato. - Stanton By Your Man (talk) 03:32, 1 May 2014 (UTC)
Payment made in amount of $15 (£9). - Stanton By Your Man (talk) 20:07, 2 May 2014 (UTC)

Ribbon Alternatives for WP:WPMILHIST and WP:INDIA

  • Offeror: Chris Troutman (talk)
  • Date offered: 07:36, 15 February 2014 (UTC)
  • Request: Ribbon Alternatives (shadowed, textured, and small ribbons) for the World War Barnstar. Alternatively, a complete single set of ribbons is also needed to represent both the India Star and the related India Barnstar of National Merit. The offerer will judge the entries for suitability to establish if the goal is met.
  • Reward: The Barnstar Barnstar for each complete set. If the same editor completes both, a different barnstar could be awarded for variety's sake.
  • Limit on rewards: One barnstar per complete set for a maximum of two.
  • Expires: 14 February 2015.
Would World War II rib.png work for the small one? If so, I'll try to make others in a similar manner. —PC-XT+ 05:36, 20 February 2014 (UTC)
Yes that works for the small size and captures the idea. The request is for the complete set. Chris Troutman (talk) 07:03, 20 February 2014 (UTC)
I haven't seen anyone make a complete set for the India ones, and felt like making some more ribbons, today. Are these suitable? File:India_Star_ribbon_(shadowed).png, File:India Star Ribbon.png, File:India Star rib.png, File:BoNM - India Ribbon (shadowed).png, File:BoNM - India Ribbon.png, File:BoNM - India rib.png —PC-XT+ 00:14, 10 March 2014 (UTC)
@PC-XT: Yes, those meet the requirements. Would you like a second barnstar barnstar or would you prefer a different award? Chris Troutman (talk) 03:12, 10 March 2014 (UTC)
I am happy with either option. Thanks! —PC-XT+ 15:52, 10 March 2014 (UTC)
  • Claimants PC-XT completed the complete set for WPMILHIST's World War Barnstar. Chris Troutman (talk) 21:57, 21 February 2014 (UTC)
PC-XT completed sets for WP:INDIA's India Star and India Barnstar of National Merit. Chris Troutman (talk) 03:12, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

Explore India

Update: User:Chris troutman claimed the award for the entire original list, and I added a few more. Happy editing! —PC-XT+ 10:26, 10 February 2014 (UTC)
Update: User:Green Giant claimed the award for the second batch of articles, improving Mayong (Assam) for a bonus barnstar! I may add more articles, soon, as I migrate... —PC-XT+ 02:00, 11 February 2014 (UTC)
Update: User:Chris troutman and User:Green Giant continued to find coordinates and otherwise improve the articles, so I gave them each an India Geography award, as well. The list is getting long, but I may add a few more. —PC-XT+ 09:36, 12 February 2014 (UTC)

Stub expanson

Ah ha, I get what all of these have in common. I might take a shot at one or two of these during the stub competition in December. Sven Manguard Wha? 17:55, 27 November 2013 (UTC)
I'm currently working on the Yellow-spotted Honeyeater article. --Jakob (Scream about the things I've broken) 20:06, 30 November 2013 (UTC)

Silgan Holdings

*Offeror: Cla68 (talk)

  • Date offered: 01:34, 23 October 2013 (UTC)
  • Request: Create an article about Silgan Holdings Inc., a consumer container company with $3.6 billion in sales, ranked #632 in the Fortune 1000, and component of the S&P MidCap 400 index.
  • Reward: The Original Barnstar and USD $75, payable direct to editor by check or PayPal, or equivalent donation to a humanitarian charity of winner's choice.
    • For a stub with 3 independent references (e.g., similar to Work N Gear), award is the barnstar.
    • For a start-class article with at least 10 independent references (e.g., similar to Aeroflex), award is the $75 gift.
  • Limit on rewards: One barnstar and one $75 prize will be rewarded to the editor(s) judged to have contributed the most to each goal.
  • Expires: 31 December 2013 The article has been completed as requested and the reward has been paid. Cla68 (talk) 07:50, 6 November 2013 (UTC)

Expand List of Wikipedia controversies

  • Offeror: SB Johnny on behalf of The Wikipediocracy Fund
  • Date offered: 15 April 2013
  • Request: English Wikipedia now has a new List article about the various Wikipedia controversies that have taken place over the years. The List is organized chronologically, by the date when the controversy either happened or became notably covered in reliable sources. We wish to see the List expanded with additional bullet points, where each bullet point is an independent event, and the editor must write at least 50 words about the event, and properly reference at least one credible, reliable source to verify the event and demonstrate its notability. Candidates for this prize will be registered Wikipedia user accounts whose entries are submitted under just one account (no use of multiple accounts). The judges will disqualify any added bullet points that fail to meet the 50-word minimum, or that insufficiently document the content with legitimate reliable sourcing. The judges will also disqualify any user who attempts to "game" the challenge (such as: duplicating entries on the same controversy; deleting the work of others and trying to re-add it as his/her own; plagiarizing other sources; etc.). Note that some Wikipedia articles already have a "Wikipedia controversy" section. Adding these to the new List are fair game, but the edit summary must clearly indicate that the content was based on material already in Wikipedia, not newly-generated content. Also, if you enter copied material that was covered only in a non-English Wikipedia, your edit summary must clearly indicate that your content was based on material translated from another Wikipedia, not newly-generated content.
  • Reward: Every qualifying contributor to the List will receive a coveted Internet Barnstar. The contributor adding the second-most qualifying bullet points will receive $75 (USD) from The Wikipediocracy Fund. The contributor who adds the most qualifying bullet points will receive $150 (USD) from The Wikipediocracy Fund, along with the Oddball Barnstar. Cash awards may be received via check or PayPal (to recipients who are willing to disclose their identity to Wikipediocracy judges), or the awards may be donated to a non-profit humanitarian charity of choice.
  • Limit on rewards: No limit on Internet Barnstars. Limit of two (2) cash awards.
  • Expires: 31 May 2013. Judges will issue all the awards before 15 June 2013.

Free copy of Civilization V for an FA

This contest is now over. The free copy of Civilization V was won by Futuretrillionaire for bringing The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion to Featured Article status.
Do you want a free copy of Civilization 5?

As part of a Steam pre-order deal for XCOM: Enemy Unknown I have just received a free copy of Civilization V, a top notch turn-based strategy game. Because I already owned a copy, I am free to gift the new one to anyone with a steam account. That anyone can be you.

Below is a list of some of my favorite games that are of C class or below. I will give my copy of Civilization V to the first user that brings any of the following articles to FA status:

If none of the articles above have made it to at least the stage of a good faith Featured article candidates run by the end of the year, I will expand the list to include some of my favorites that are ranked B or above:

If none of the articles from the first section make it to the stage of a good faith Featured article candidates run by the end of the year, but one of articles from the second was promoted before the end of the year, the nominator will instantly become eligible to claim my copy of Civilization V. If no game on either of the two lists makes it to FA status by April 6, 2013 (six months from the start of this competition) I will give my copy of Civilization V to the first user that brings any role playing or strategy game to FA status.

You must leave me a message on my user talk page in order to claim the prize.

Disclaimers: I only have one copy, so if you're going to work with someone else, you need to decide ahead of time who gets the game. I can only deliver the game via Steam. By receiving the game, you agree to never disclose any information that Steam transmits along with the game. I haven't read the terms of service closely enough to know if this transaction is a violation of them. If for any reason I lose the ability to gift the game, I am under no obligation to replace it; the competition is simply canceled. I reserve the right to add more games to the above lists.

Good luck. Sven Manguard Wha? 02:22, 6 October 2012 (UTC)

P.S. I am aware that some people will dislike this because it gets too close to "paid editing". I have no affiliation with anyone involved in any of these games. The selection was (essentially) completely arbitrary. The idea itself came about only because I had the game through the pre-order. If it were a different game that I recieved, I would be offering a different game. Please don't bombard my talk page if you think this is a bad idea; simply choose not to participate.

Help me with my header

  • Offeror: — nerdfighter
  • Date offered: 15:29, 10 March 2013 (UTC)
  • Request: Fix my user header user:nerdfighter/header so it is centered on the page.
  • Reward: One technical barnstar, and a drink of your choice
  • Expires: March 8th 2014

Editor reviews

  • Offeror: Buggie111 (talk)
  • Date offered: 23:34, 5 October 2011 (UTC)
  • Request: Review editors at WP:ER.
  • Reward:1-3 gets an Original Barnstar, 4-7 the Working Wikipedian,8-10 the Helping Hand, 11-13 the Barnstar of Dilligence,14-15 the Tireless Contributor. Anything higher, well, that's something special arranged on later.
  • Limit on rewards: No limit, though there are limited editors currently on review. Comment on my talkpage for further details
  • Expires: 5 October 2012 or when the backlog is less than a month old. Whatever comes first.
  • If you're done, then I"ll go ahead and award. Buggie111 (talk) 00:34, 20 October 2011 (UTC)
  • I was going to review on a daily pattern, but if you give one for each reviewer's total efforts, then I'd rather the award waited till I'd done my full part. :) Wilhelmina Will (talk) 00:41, 20 October 2011 (UTC)

Wikifying (adding links and fixing syntax)

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Copy Editing

  • Offeror: Guild of Copy Editors (GOCE) (contact: S Masters (talk))
  • Date offered: 05:14, 5 May 2011 (UTC)
  • Request: Participate in the GOCE's May Backlog Elimination Drive and copy edit articles totaling at least 4,000 words or more.
  • Reward: 12 different barnstars are available, depending on your achievements. A full list of awards can be found here.
  • Limit on rewards: Full details of the drive and its rules can be found on the Drives Home Page.
  • Expires: 31 May 2011
  • Awarded:
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Add references

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Wikifying (adding links and fixing syntax)

  • Offeror: WikiProject Wikify (contact: Guoguo12--Talk-- )
  • Date offered: 03:08, 3 April 2011 (UTC)
  • Request: Help to wikify articles by adding internal links and fixing syntax.
  • Reward: Many different rewards are available, depending on how many articles are wikified.
  • Limit on rewards: See awards page for details.
  • Expires: 23:59, 30 April 2011 (UTC).
  • Awarded:
Working Man's Barnstar.png Ankit Maity
Barnstar of Diligence.png WikifyBadge.png Chzz
WikiLinkBarnstar.PNG WikifyBadge.png Cwmhiraeth
WikiLinkBarnstar.PNG WikifyBadge.png DaGizza
WikiLinkBarnstar.PNG WikifyBadge.png Diannaa
WikiLinkBarnstar.PNG WikifyBadge.png Doh5678
WikiLinkBarnstar.PNG SuperiorContentReviewScribe.png Fang Aili
Working Man's Barnstar.png Glimmer721
WikiLinkBarnstar.PNG WikifyBadge.png Gobonobo
Barnstar of Diligence.png Nightenbelle
WikiLinkBarnstar.PNG WikifyBadge.png Pjoef
WikiLinkBarnstar.PNG WikifyBadge.png Tea with toast
Working Man's Barnstar.png Miniapolis
Barnstar of Diligence.png WikifyBadge.png Wilhelmina Will

Improve La Silla Observatory

  • Offeror: Lars Lindberg Christensen
  • Date offered: 12:23, 1 February 2011 (CET)
  • Request: Improve the Wikipedia page for La Silla Observatory adding additional relevant information so as to have the usual structure of an article, including citations for verification, adding images to illustrate the text and improving the gallery (there is an ESO gallery on Wikipedia from where images can be included; another source could be the ESO website: Images/La Silla)
  • Reward: Eyes on the Skies DVD and book, ESO posters, 2011 calendar, pins and cap (all can be seen on the ESOshop)
  • Limit on rewards: Top three contributors will each get the award above.
  • Expires: Deadline extended to 23:59, 31 March 2011 (CET)
  • Awarded: Lemon martini

Copy Editing

  • Offeror: Guild of Copy Editors (GOCE) (contact: S Masters (talk))
  • Date offered: 17:55, 1 March 2011 (UTC)
  • Request: Participate in the GOCE's March Backlog Elimination Drive and copy edit articles totaling at least 4,000 words or more.
  • Reward: 12 different barnstars are available, depending on your achievements. A full list of awards can be found here.
  • Limit on rewards: Full details of the drive and its rules can be found on the Drives Home Page.
  • Expires: 31 March 2011
  • Awarded:
Working Man's Barnstar.png A. Parrot
Tireless Contributor Barnstar.gif Acabashi
Barnstar of Diligence.png Goce silver barnstar.png Goce silver barnstar.png Anaxial
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Working Man's Barnstar.png Broletto
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Most Excellent Order of Star Scribes.png Goce silver barnstar.png Diannaa
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Working Man's Barnstar.png GorillaWarfare
Working Man's Barnstar.png H3llkn0wz
Working Man's Barnstar.png Herostratus
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Copyeditor Barnstar Hires.png Khaotika
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Modest Barnstar.png Phoenixkin
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Copyedit Barnstar Hires.png CopyeditorStar10k.PNG Main Barnstar.png Goce silver barnstar.png SMasters
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Copyedit Barnstar Hires.png Goce barnstar.png Torchiest
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Tireless Contributor Barnstar.gif Wilhelmina Will

Wikifying in the "March Mini"

  • Offeror: WikiProject Wikify
  • Date offered: 03:53, 9 March 2011 (UTC)
  • Request: Wikify articles from the 2008 backlog as part of the March Mini, a minidrive.
  • Reward: First place will recieve the WikiProject Wikify Special Award. Second and Third will recieve the Superior Barnstar.
  • Limit on rewards: One.
  • Expires: When the 2008 backlog is cleared, or the end of March 2011 (whichever occurs first).
  • Awarded:
WikiProjectWikifyStar.png Nihola
SuperiorContentReviewScribe.png Fallschirmjäger
SuperiorContentReviewScribe.png Wilhelmina Will

Pholiota squarrosa

  • Offeror: The High Fin Sperm Whale
  • Date offered: 21:38, 8 October 2010 (UTC)
  • Request: Make the article 1,500 characters of text (not including tables etc.) to get it to DYK status. It is already nominated so this needs to be done in the next few days.
  • Reward: The DYK medal
  • Limit on rewards: One for however does this. If two people both add some, they will both get barnstars.
  • Expires: October 14 or until someone does it.
  • Awarded:
DYK Medal.svg Sasata

Ugandan Barnstar

  • Offeror: Skibden (talk)
  • Date offered: 16:10, 7 October 2010 (UTC)
  • Request: For editing any of the articles related to the Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom, primarily copyediting, added refs and such. Links to articles can be found at SkibDen
  • Reward: Editors barnstar for minor GOOD edits and Uganda Barnstar for larger improvements. I monitor the sites, so I will reward you when I see it fit.
  • Limit on rewards: None. But if you completely blow me away, you will get a 3rd barnstar
  • Expires: December 31 2010
  • Awarded:
Editors Barnstar Hires.png Est.r (Bunyoro)
WikiThanks.png FT2 (Copyedits)
Original Barnstar.png Editors Barnstar Hires.png AmericanXplorer13

Typo Correction

  • Offeror: Sophus Bie (talk)
  • Date offered: 10:26, 4 December 2010 (UTC)
  • Request: Help out at the Typo Team by correcting 350 typos. Document your corrections here, then contact me on my talk page when you're done.
  • Reward: The Typo Team Medal
  • Limit on rewards: I will hand out a maximum of 3 medals.
  • Expires: 30 March 2011
  • Awarded:
Barnstar Typo Team Ribbon.png GoingBatty
Barnstar Typo Team Ribbon.png Yaksar
Barnstar Typo Team Ribbon.png Wilhelmina Will

Copy Editing

  • Offeror: Guild of Copy Editors (GOCE) (contact: S Masters (talk))
  • Date offered: 16:49, 1 January 2011 (UTC)
  • Request: Participate in the GOCE's January Backlog Elimination Drive and copyedit articles totaling at least 4,000 words or more.
  • Reward: 12 different barnstars are available, depending on your achievements. A full list of awards can be found here.
  • Limit on rewards: Full details of the drive and its rules can be found on the Drives Home Page.
  • Expires: 31 January 2011

Women's rights in Saudi Arabia Needs a Consistent Cite Format

  • Offeror: Noloop (talk)
  • Date offered: 17:58, 11 September 2010 (UTC)
  • Request:There is a recent peer review: [34]. The main obstacle to GA status, I suspect, is that the citations are a mix of the simple "ref" format, and some other fancier templates. There are about 100 citations, so this isn't something I can (or want) to fix myself. Help needed!
  • Reward: Dunno. I've never done this before. A barnstar? Propose an article for deletion and I'll vote your way ! (Just kidding.) A peer review. Make an offer (not money). Whatever happened to good deeds being their own reward? Let's get the article to GA status.
  • Expires: When GA status is achieved or at 17:58, 11 September 2010 (UTC)Expiration date added by Griffinofwales (talk) Come and join theSimple English Wikipedia. See rules at top.
Completed by Guoguo12--Talk--  21:57, 25 September 2010 (UTC)

Make at least 20 constructive edits to the Silver Reef article

  • Offeror: The Utahraptor (talk)
  • Date offered: 14:38, 4 April 2010 (UTC)
  • Request: You must make at least 20 constructive edits to the article Silver Reef. You are not limited to 20 edits, however. The point is just to make Silver Reef a better article.
  • Reward: If you make 20 constructive edits, you will get the editor's barnstar. If you make 50 constructive edits, you will get the tireless contributor's barnstar.
  • Limit on rewards: Two awards per person.
  • Expires: December 31, 2010
I have made 22 constructive edits; I tidied most of the paragraphs throughout the article as best as I understood to, and I also left banners at the top of the page, citing the largest problems I could see. Wilhelmina Will (talk) 03:53, 11 June 2010 (UTC)

Revert vandalism on my user page

  • Offeror: The Utahraptor Talk
  • Date offered: 00:41, 18 June 2010 (UTC)
  • Request: I'm busy patrolling Recent Changes, and may or may not notice vandalism on my user page quickly. What I want is for anybody that has rollback rights or uses Twinkle to revert any vandalism you find on my user page. Any edit that is made by an IP address, even if it appears constructive, is vandalism, because I always make sure I'm logged in before I do anything with my user page. Also any edit from a new user that isn't a vandalism revert is probably vandalism, too.
  • Reward: I am prepared to offer an anti-vandalism barnstar to anyone who reverts vandalism on my user page. If you revert more than three vandal edits on my user page you will get the user page shield barnstar.
  • Limit on rewards: Four barnstars per person.
  • Expires: 4/20/11

Cello (web browser) Creator Interview with Network World

Resolved: Award given to User:Traxs7
  • Offeror: Smallman12q (talk)
  • Date offered: 23:44, 31 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Request: I'm looking for a link for the Cello (web browser). It states in Network World (October 27,1997) , that an interview was conducted with the creator of Cello for . It gives the DocFinder id as 4421. I however, cannot find this interview. The interview should be online and accessible via wayback machine or via subscription, but I can't seem to find the link...I'd be grateful to anyone who could.
  • Reward: 2 Citation Barnstars
  • Limit on rewards: 1 per individual
  • Expires: January 1, 2011
2 Citation barnstars given to User:Traxs7 for this link: . Thanks^.^Smallman12q (talk) 12:00, 4 June 2010 (UTC)

Old School Vandalsim Hunting 4

  • Offeror: Ottawa4ever (talk)
  • Date offered: 17:02, 23 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Request: Wikipedia:VANDALSIM#Types_of_vandalism lists over 20 types of vandalism edits. The task is to find 4 examples of 4 different types of vandalism listed in this table in wikipedia. Once found those disruptive edits should be reverted and the disrupting user should be warned. An example of succesfully completing this challenge would be reverting 4 incidences of blanking, 4 incidences of spam, 4 incidences of userspace vandalism, and 4 incidences of silly vandalism. Any configuration is acceptable so long as the incidences are examples from the table on WP:Vandalism. Once you've completed the task please notify me with the appropriate diffs (or post any questions here); O4E Challenges. In addition to spice the challenge and in the spirit of collaboration, you may collaborate with another user to revert vandalism (someone with little previous anti-vandalsim background) and present a combined application (same requirements 4 x 4 incidences for a total of 16 vandalism reversions in the combined application), an additional Defender of the Wiki star will be presented to both you and the new user for this feat providing you combined meet the challenge. As a side note, the collaboration should be mostly equal in terms of edit count for the challenge Queries/ problems bugs please message me thanks.
  • Reward: Anti-vandalsim Barnstar for independent hunting, Defender of the wiki for collaborative effort
  • Limit on rewards: 1 per person
  • Expires: March 2011 (or until 4 people/groups have completed the competition)
Barnstar of Reversion2.png VernoWhitney
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Barnstar of Reversion2.png PrincessofLlyr royal court
Barnstar of Reversion2.png The High Fin Sperm Whale

Old School Vandalism hunting 3

  • Offeror: Ottawa4ever (talk)
  • Date offered: 01:19, 18 June 2009 (UTC)
  • Request: Read Wikipedia:Vandalism. Under the types of vandalism heading there is a list of catageories. The task is to find an example of ten types of vandalism and undo them (if possible*). Make sure after you undo the edit to warn the doer. If you can find an example of at least 10 different types and revert them (there are 21 different types) then i will award you with a barnstar. To claim the award provide the relevant Diff`s at User:Ottawa4ever/rewards or ask any questions or clarifications there. If you find an example of 21 types and revert those, I will offer an additional barnstar as a reward for your hard work. This is valid for edits after June 15th 2009, Using pop ups is allowed. *some types of vandalism may require the use of admin assistance, by bringing them to the attention of an admin this will count in the tally. Challenge is open to both non-admins and admins.
  • Reward: Defender of the wiki barnstar
  • Limit on rewards: First 3 to do so (1 per person)
  • Expires: July 2010
  • Successful Challengers:
WikiDefender Barnstar.png Dank (push to talk)
WikiDefender Barnstar.png Heracles31
WikiDefender Barnstar.png VernoWhitney

Old school Vandalism Hunting 2

  • Offeror: Ottawa4ever (talk)
  • Date offered: 21:29, 15 May 2009 (UTC)
  • Request: Find sneaky vandalism that has been present in an article for over one year. Sneaky vandilism is described in more detail on Wikipedia:Vandalism. I wil give a barnstar after you notify me here; User:Ottawa4ever/rewards with the proper 'diff' and describe why and proove the edit was sneaky vandalism. Be sure to fix or revert the information so that the article is accurate afterwards.
  • Reward: Anti-Vandalism barnstar.
  • Limit on rewards: First 5 to do so.
  • Expires: May 15, 2010
Barnstar of Reversion2.pngOhanaUnitedTalk page
Barnstar of Reversion2.pngWehwalt (talk) (Met challenge twice)
Barnstar of Reversion2.pngShahab (talk)
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Barnstar of Reversion2.pngJPMcGrath

Furry articles

Symbol support vote.svg Furry convention: $50 to Zscout370 on 2007-10-28
Symbol support vote.svg Jack: $50 to ISD on 2007-11-02
Symbol support vote.svg Kevin and Kell: $50 to ISD on 2007-12-02
Symbol support vote.svg Ozy and Millie: $50 to ISD on 2008-02-22
Symbol support vote.svg Fursuit: $50 to Zscout370 on 2008-04-06
Symbol support vote.svg Bunnies & Burrows: $35 to Turlo Lomon, $5 to Webwarlock, Craw-daddy and Bilby on 2008-09-19

Bob Welch songs

  • Offerer: Thekohser
  • Date offered: July 10, 2009
  • Request: Informative and engaging articles (with at least 3 independent reference sources) about the Bob Welch songs, Sentimental Lady and Hypnotized
  • Reward: $15 for each song article, or $35 total (a $5 bonus!) if both done by same editor before September 14, 2009
  • Limit on rewards: Wikipedia administrators are not eligible. Two editors at most will be paid, one for each song. In the case of multiple collaborators, I will choose the one who had primary influence on the article. If recipient wishes for the money to be donated to a charity, it must not be the Wikimedia Foundation or any "free culture" organization. Payment will be a mailed commercial check, drawn on a U.S. bank.
  • Expires: October 1, 2009.

I've expanded Sentimental Lady from a redirect into start class article due for a DYK... I'll look into Hypnotized now... Himalayan 19:59, 17 September 2009 (UTC)

I've also started an article on Hypnotized (Fleetwood Mac song) with three valid references! Himalayan 20:33, 17 September 2009 (UTC)

Himalayan did a very nice job on getting these articles started, and he has been paid in full. Someone who knows the process of archiving these requests may do their magic now. -- Thekohser 13:27, 26 September 2009 (UTC)

Old School Vandalism hunting

  • Offeror: Ottawa4ever (talk)
  • Date offered: 18:52, 14 May 2009 (UTC)
  • Request: In the period of May 15 to July 15th fight vandalism without using any automatic assisted programs or scripts (ie. such as twinkle or huggle) to help. If you manage to this and revert 100 cases of vandalism using 'old school' methods, and warn the users properly (without scripts and programs). I will give you a barnstar after you notify me and you completed this challenge here; User:Ottawa4ever/rewards .
  • Reward: Anti-Vandalism barnstar.
  • Limit on rewards: first 3 to do so.
  • Expires: July 15, 2009
Barnstar of Reversion2.png Griffinofwales (talk) 19:27, 23 May 2009 (UTC)
Barnstar of Reversion2.png Sophus Bie (talk)
Barnstar of Reversion2.png Amorymeltzer

Userbox Organizer

  • Offeror:The New Mikemoraltalkcontribs 19:19, 31 January 2009 (UTC)
  • Date: 19:04, 31 January 2009 (UTC)
  • Request: Organize my userboxes in to two areas: WIkipedia and Personal. Notify me on my talk page first please.
  • Reward: Barnstar
  • Limit on rewards: What I feel like
  • Expires: Done

Decent article for culture of Lithuania

  • Offerer: Renata (talk)
  • Date offered: 02:05, 7 September 2008 (UTC)
  • Request: Bring culture of Lithuania to anything decent. It does not have to FA, GA, or close to that. If the article is decently covering major aspects and does not require any more maintenance templates, I will be happy. Think of it as C-class article with in-line footnotes. Any questions, as on my talk.
  • Reward: $50 USD -- can be split
  • Limit on rewards: 1 article, can be split
  • Expires: until removed
  • Recipient: miranda
  • Awarded: Renata (talk) 05:45, 9 November 2008 (UTC)

Emma Goldman FA

  • Offeror: Kaldari
  • Date offered: 22:03, 28 April 2006 (UTC)
  • Request: Bring Emma Goldman to FA status and contact me once it is done.
  • Reward: $30 USD, payable via PayPal. I can donate this to the charity of your choice if you prefer.
  • Limit on rewards: 1 reward available, can be split if requested
  • Expires: January 31, 2008
  • Recipient: Scartol
  • Date awarded: January 2008
  • Paid: $30 to charity per editor's request

Free-license photo of Anne Frank Tree

  • Reward: $20 for a GFDL, CC-by, or public domain photo of the Anne Frank Tree
  • Offerers: Kaldari ($10) and SEWilco ($10)
  • Date offered: November 22, 2007
  • Expires: When the tree is no longer standing
  • Notes: Photo must be decent resolution and quality (not at night) and feature the tree as the main subject of the photo.
  • Recipient: Miranda
  • Date awarded: December 2007
  • Paid: $20


  • Offeror: User:Remember
  • Date offered: August 3, 2007
  • Request: Bring Uranus to featured article status
  • Reward: $20
  • Limits on reward: In order to get the reward, a person needs to both: (1) be the first to claim the month on User:Remember/Contributions/Reward Board in which the article is promoted to FA status and (2) have contributed during that month to the promotion of the article to FA status. Thus, if user:Joe Smith was the first to put his name under August 2007 on the User:Remember/Contributions/Reward Board wikipedia page, and Joe Smith helped get the article to FA status during that month, then he would receive $20. A editor can only claim a month once.
  • Expires: Already awarded. So expired

New barnstar design

  • Offeror: User:Clarityfiend
  • Date offered: Sunday, May 27, 2007
  • Request: I would like a futuristic-looking barnstar with a cherry stuck on top, so I can properly recognize some hard-working, deserving devotees of a certain science-fiction writer.
  • Reward: I will copyedit an article of your choice (not too esoteric, please) to a fare-thee-well. It will gleam with polished excellence by the time I get through with it.
  • Expires: When it gets done or I get swallowed by a passing black hole.
  • Update: Ling.Nut has exceeded my expectations in fulfilling this request.


  • Offeror: above stated user
  • Date offered: Sunday, May 6 2007
  • Request: Clean up my Main Page (organize userboxes and put them in a Show/Hide box, etc.), and clean up my talk page so there is a directory for my Archived talk, and any messages I want to put there for posters*

Reward: An appropriate barnstar and credit on my pages

  • Expires:When request is complete.
  • lets out breath* done... wanting barnstar... *falls over* ;) --Pupster21 Talk To Me 16:32, 7 May 2007 (UTC)
Update: Main page is clean, and barnstar is awarded to Pupster21; I am still looking for someone to organize my talk! Barnstar will be awarded for this as well. Quatreryukami 02:12, 8 May 2007 (UTC)
User:Quatreryukami did not mention this, but I completed this and I was awarded. Greeves (talk contribs) 21:34, 15 June 2007 (UTC)

Almost any Lithuania-related article

  • Offeror: Renata3
  • Date offered: 21:38, 28 April 2006 (UTC)
  • Request: Make almost any Lithuania-related article a Featured Article
  • Reward: $50
  • Recipient: Zscout370
  • Article: Flag of Lithuania
  • Date awarded: 04:04, 31 December 2006 (UTC)
  • Note: one more reward is waiting for its owner... (see above)

Tennessee State Museum

  • Offeror: Kaldari
  • Date offered: 21:28, 30 April 2006 (UTC)
  • Request: Write a decent-quality non-stub article about the Tennessee State Museum
  • Reward: $10 or $20 USD (see notes below)
  • Limit on rewards: 1 reward available, can be split if requested.
  • Notes: For the $10 reward, the article must be of acceptable writing quality, at least 400 words (not counting lists, templates, refereces, or external links), and include at least two references. For the $20 reward, the article must be well written, at least 800 words (not counting lists, templates, refereces, or external links), and include at least three references. Reward payable via PayPal only. Can be donated to the Wikimedia Foundation if requested.
  • Recipient: Snailwalker
  • Date awarded: 16:07, 1 May 2006 (UTC)
  • Paid: $10 to foundation (at user request).

BMI Images

Pre-War Blues, Gospel, and Jug Band: Will Shade

  • Offeror: Catherineyronwode
  • Date offered: 22:43, 29 April 2006 (UTC)
  • Request: Create from scratch a biographical article longer than a stub about any individual "red link" pre-war African American rural acoustic blues, jug band, gospel, or songster musician -- or any collective "red link" pre-war African American acoustic hokum, jug band, string band, or gospel group -- and contact me once it is done. Extra rewards paid for articles with photos (but not for photos alone), and extra rewards paid for articles with valid external links to discographies and caches of lyrics (see sliding scale).
  • Reward: Text: $15.00 (US currency) per text article (base rate). Image: Add $5.00 (US currency) if a photo is included (only one photo per page will be paid for, and it must feature the artist -- album covers with generic photos or painted artwork do not count). External Links: Add $1.00 (US currency) per external link to a discography, add $1.00 (US currency) per external link to a lyrics cache. No bonus paid for external links to other biographies, although they may, of course, be cited. Total possible reward per page: $22.00 (US currency).
  • Recipient: J@red
  • Date awarded: 19:47, 16 May 2006 (UTC)
  • Paid: $20 to user.

Apple Macintosh photographs (partial)

Interdental plate article creation

  • Offeror: Spawn Man
  • Date offered: 05:25, 14 March 2007 (UTC)
  • Request: Create an article (whether it be a stub or more) on the Interdental plate that is of a good quality writing & is factually correct.
  • Reward: Just the plain old Image:Barnstar.png - never can have too many, but it always feels good to recieve one for a job well done.
  • Limit on rewards: May take some expert knowledge, but other than that, go wild. Not literally, we can't have any Wikipedia editors outside running around eating out of garbage cans can we now?
  • Other notes: After you have completed article, say you've created it on my talk page & i'll inspect it. If it's okay, you shall recieve your reward in abundance!
  • Recipient: Johntex
  • Date awarded: 06:45, 14 March 2007 (UTC)
  • Rewarded: 1X Barnstar to user.

Antikythera mechanism footnote fixes

  • Offeror: Spawn Man
  • Date offered: 10:59, 23 March 2007 (UTC)
  • Request: The footnotes of the article Antikythera mechanism are all stuffed up. Someone needs to go through & place in the right footnote formatting throughout the article. If you can, there'll be a barnstar waiting for you at the end...
  • Reward: The Image:Barnstar-minor.png (Minor barnstar). You don't see these very often (who really wants a small wee barnstar really apart from you, the bounty hunter?) & like I said, it will be well worth it at the end...
  • Limit on rewards: Must be the correct formatting.
  • Other notes: After you have completed the task, say you've completed it on my talk page & I'll inspect it. If it's okay, you shall recieve your reward in abundance!
  • Recipient: SteveBaker
  • Date awarded: 07:05, 24 March 2007 (UTC)
  • Rewarded: 1X Minor Barnstar to user.

Userbox Page

  • Offeror: La Alquimista
  • Date offered: 07:16, 30 October 2008 (UTC)
  • Request: Tidy up my already messed up userbox page.
  • Reward: A Special Barnstar
  • Limit on rewards: First come, first serve
  • Expires: Offer open until someone comes and claims it.

MRB Constant

  • Offeror: Marvin Ray Burns (talk)
  • Date offered: April 21, 2009
  • Request: An article about the MRB Constant
  • Reward: A barnstar awarded to Eustress talk. Thank You!
  • Limit on rewards: No Limit on rewards
  • Expires: April 21, 2010

Give good reviews to at least 3 editors at WP:ER

  • Offeror: œ
  • Date offered: 04:26, 20 September 2009 (UTC)
  • Request: Wikipedia:Editor review is backlogged and desperately needs reviewers. If you've ever been ignored in your life I'm sure you know how it feels.. not very nice. Every editor deserves at least a few positive words on their progress or constructive criticism if they request it. Therefore I will offer a barnstar (maybe two depending on how good the reviews are) to anyone who provides at least 3 editors with reviews. But they MUST be good quality reviews, each tailored to the specific individual and not just generic boilerplates for every editor.
  • Reward: A special barnstar
  • Limit on rewards: Since I won't always be monitoring the page, I'll limit it to 5 different people that each give 3 reviews, they'll all get barnstars, and that's 15 editors reviewed so I'm happy with that. If anyone gives more than 3 reviews then I will give them more barnstars if that's what they want :) The point is, we want these editors to feel important and encouraged.
  • Expires: *limit reached*
  • Awarded:
SpecialBarnstar.png Marcusmax(speak)
SpecialBarnstar.png Btilm
SpecialBarnstar.png Kayau Voting IS evil
SpecialBarnstar.png Heracles31 (talk)
SpecialBarnstar.png The Utahraptor Talk
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Re-link PlayStation games

  • Offeror: KiasuKiasiMan (talk)
  • Date offered: 13:59, 7 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Request: Change [[PlayStation]] to [[PlayStation (console)|PlayStation]] on all PlayStation game articles.

The Original Barnstar or The Video Games Barnstar.

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Alumni grad years and citations

QUESTION: Are you looking to add citations to List of Cornell University people or do you want graduation year notations and inline citations added to the main Cornell University article? NielsenGW (talk) 15:24, 16 August 2010 (UTC)
The latter. —Eustress talk 19:21, 16 August 2010 (UTC)
Found 37! On the hunt for more... NielsenGW (talk) 00:22, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
Finished with a total of 48 confirmed citations. NielsenGW (talk) 14:45, 17 August 2010 (UTC)
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The Quasar barnstar

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Shadowed Ribbon for New Page Patroller's Barnstar

  • Offeror: Achowat (talk)
  • Date offered: 14:45, 28 December 2011 (UTC)
  • Request: Create a Shadowed Ribbon, in keeping with the others found on WP:RIB, for the NPP Barnstar
  • Reward: {{The Graphic Designer's Barnstar}} and a $20 (USD) donation to the Wikimedia Foundation in your name or a $10 (USD) direct payment to the editor.
  • Expires: 09:30, 28 December 2012 (UTC)
  • Awarded: Completed by Offeror, 30 December 2011

Create Portal:Grey's Anatomy

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Photo of Richard Cobb

  • Offeror: SteveStrummer (talk)
  • Date offered: 04:07, 17 January 2017 (UTC)
  • Request: British historian Richard Cobb (1917–1996) is a personal hero of mine, and I'd like to honor his page with a portrait. Must have reasonable clarity and composition, and proper licencing for English WP.
  • Reward: US$25 (payment by PayPal) and 1 appropriate barnstar of your choice.
  • Limit on rewards: There is no limit on rewards.
  • Expires: 16 January 2018
  • Awarded: Fulfilled by Carrite, 28 Jan 2017
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