[Wiki Loves Monuments] Wiki Loves Monuments 2011 officially broke world record

Racso racso at colombia.com
Tue Oct 9 15:08:09 UTC 2012

Awesome :) Congratulations to everyone! Now, let's break it again :D

Just a quick though: isn't there a way to "give" (not sure about which
would be the right verb here) the record to the "Wiki Loves Monuments
Organizers (Worldwide)"? While I'm very happy with it being "given" to WM
Nederland (Nederlands), I would be even happier if it could be "given" to
all the organizing teams at the same time (I'm only talking about the
record registry; obviously, if some kind of certificate or trophie is
given, I guess it has to be at a single place at once). If it's not
possible for the 2011 record, would it be for the 2012 (which we know we
will get :D) one?

2012/10/9 Lodewijk <lodewijk at effeietsanders.org>

> Hi all,
> We have seen it coming for a while, but now it is official: Wiki Loves
> Monuments has been officially recognized by Guinness World Records as the
> Worlds Largest Photography Competition! With 168,208 submissions we
> squashed the previous record by roughly 50%. For 2012 we will likely squash
> our own record, but it will need some time to become official.
> Please find the blog post on the Wiki Loves Monuments blog here:
> http://www.wikilovesmonuments.org/wiki-loves-monuments-2011-officially-broke-world-record/
> Thank you all for making this possible! It was a great journey and I am
> very glad that all your work gets some extra touch this way!
> Best,
> Lodewijk
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