[Wiki Loves Monuments] Central notice banner

Karthik Nadar karthikndr at gmail.com
Sun Sep 16 17:41:36 UTC 2012


On Sat, Sep 15, 2012 at 2:39 AM, Tomasz W. Kozłowski
<odder.wiki at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Karthik,
> thanks for the message.
> Indeed I was collecting some ideas for banners in August, but it
> didn't work out in the end. However, we have been using some different
> banners for a few countries:
> #1: United States -- they are using a totally different phrase from
> the rest of the world due to the heritage terminology differences;
> #2: the Netherlands -- for a local Wiki Takes Gouda event and the
> Openmonumentendag series of events;
> #3: Israel -- advertising tours organised by Wikimedia Israel.
I'm planning to do something same for Mumbai, India.

> For the rest of the countries, we have been using the general banners,
> and I do not think it's /that/ boring for our visitors; I check our
> page views statistics every day (and log my actions at
> <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Odder/CentralNotice_log>), and
> this week we haven't received less than 190k per day - which isn't
> that bad, after all.
> I plan to start the record banners (with the slogan "Participate in
> the world's largest photo competition and help improve Wikipedia!") as
> soon as we break 168,000 pictures uploaded in the competition -- which
> is going to happen in about 4-5 days, as far as I see.
Ohh, no problem. Just was curious as I had liked the plan.

> I am gathering translations of the slogan at
> <
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Wiki_Loves_Monuments_2012/CentralNotice#Record_banner
> >
> -- and by the way, we are still missing translations into Malayalam
> and Telugu :-))
I've informed some Malayalam and Telugu people, and sure they will be doing

> Thanks,
> --
> Tomasz W. Kozłowski
> a.k.a. [[user:odder]]
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Thanks and regards,
(User:Karthikndr <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Karthikndr>)
*Karthik Nadar.*
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