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Hi, are you a native Scots speaker? PiRSquared17 (tauk) 19:10, 26 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]

Hi. A am. C1614 (tauk) 19:15, 26 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]

Scots skills[eedit soorce]

Hullo an walcome. A recommend makin a Uiser page fir yersel, an uisin the 'Babel Uiser Interface' infobox on it to share yer skills in Scots. (https://sco.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Babel#sco_-_Scots_(Scots)) Soothrhins (tauk) 22:08, 26 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]

Hullo! Cheers fur the walcome! C1614 (tauk) 16:53, 27 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]

Wid ye be interested in taken on an admin role on this wiki? Soothrhins (tauk) 17:06, 27 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]

Cheers fur askin, but no, dinnae think it's a commitment A cuid tak on the noo. Mair nor happy tae help onygate A can itherwise thou. C1614 (tauk) 17:09, 27 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]
Fairs fair! Yer daen guid wirk onyway! Soothrhins (tauk) 21:17, 27 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]

Fettle[eedit soorce]

A noticed the list on yer uiser page an hae addit them tae the 'Tae Dae' Soothrhins (tauk) 18:21, 28 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]

Cheers! Just wee notes tae masel while gan throu AWB chynges. Ilka, ilk ither, ilk ane's up next. C1614 (tauk) 18:23, 28 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]
Soummin (an its derivatives) is the biggest howler av foond the day *facepalm* Soothrhins (tauk) 18:34, 28 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]
Cuidnae mak it up! C1614 (tauk) 18:37, 28 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]

Forbye Fettle[eedit soorce]

Am screivin this as ye hae been pairt o the fettle on ither wirds. Am spierin if ye can hae a look at the 'See Forby'?, 'See an aa'?, 'See an aw'? section, an add yer thochts tae the Collogue. It wid be guid tae hae ait settled style afore the Edithon stairts on Sunday. Soothrhins (tauk) 07:36, 29 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]

It's no an easy yin. A'v pit some ideas doon ower on the fettle page. Wuid be guid tae get it sortit by the morn but gin we cannae, it's an easy fix wi AWB yince it's settled. C1614 (tauk) 09:06, 29 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]

Vandalism[eedit soorce]

I randomly ended up on the Scots Wiki and saw this page: Fowk sang in the recent changes. I think that it is vandalism and should be deleted. Best regards, Koreanovsky (tauk) 09:41, 29 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]

Thanks for flagging this. Looks likes it's been put there as a place-holder. May be a good faith error rather than vandalism. I'll redirect it to Folk Song for just now. C1614 (tauk) 09:44, 29 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]
Redirected to Fowk muisic for now. C1614 (tauk) 09:47, 29 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]
(in Inglis)(tauk page watter)Redirect is definitely the correct outcome here. Nothing offensive, looks like test edits to me.Best Wishes, Lee Vilenski (taukcontribs) 09:53, 29 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]

hi, Full disclosure, I do not speak Scots and I mostly came from meta, and reddit. I noticed you had said a pause for AWB edits, and am curious if I can help out with some of the mundane tasks. Thanks. Starzoner (tauk) 15:49, 31 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]

Hi User:Starzoner. Thanks very much for the offer. I'm going to start using AWB again following a discussion over on the Scots Wikipedia Editors' FB page. However, it would be great to get some help; there's a lot to do! I see that 'together' > 'thegither' has recently been settled over on WP:SPELL. You could start with that, and then keep an eye out for others entries in the Settled section. I've been running AWB to ignore refs and links etc so as not to accidentally edit quoted English text or break links. I've also mostly been running lower-case changes, so as to avoid song and book titles etc. Cheers and aa the best! C1614 (tauk) 17:32, 31 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]
@Starzoner: After a discussion on Discord, we've also settled televeesion -> telly, which has around 1181 occurrences. @C1614:, I now know how to add new rules to the AWB/Typos list (thanks to kind help from Lee Vilenski). I don't have access to windows so can't run AWB myself, but hopefully that might save you one part at least. Soothrhins (tauk) 17:57, 31 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]
Just in case there was any confusion - the typos list applies all those on that list if you select "Regex typo fixing" under Options. Most articles have at least one item that can be changed. Best Wishes, Lee Vilenski (taukcontribs) 18:00, 31 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]
@Soothrhins:@Lee Vilenski:Braw! Thanks both. I'm going to hold off on using 'Regex typo fixing' for just now, until I've done a few sweeps with custom replacements. There's a lot to check when using the Regex list and I wouldn't want to miss any inappropriate changes. Excellent that it's been compiled though. Thank you both for your work on it! C1614 (tauk) 18:29, 31 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]
Is it uiseful fir ye in the lang run if a keep it updatit? Soothrhins (tauk) 18:33, 31 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]
@Soothrhins:Really uisefu! Bit fur noo, whan there's still airticle names tae chynge an aa that, I'd be worried anent breakin links an stuff like that. Yince, A'v duin a few ither sweeps it'll stert savin loads o time. It's a great thing tae dae. C1614 (tauk) 18:39, 31 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]
A get ye! Aefauldlie Soothrhins (tauk) 18:44, 31 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]
late but any particular to do now? fyi, I"m not on the AWB checklist. Starzoner (tauk) 16:48, 4 September 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]

A barnstar for you![eedit soorce]

The Original Barnstar
Having a native Scots speaker with working knowledge of AWB is seriously one of the best things to come out of Leidgate. That type of work is super important, so I really hope to see you continue it in the future. Thank you!
I lost my original message to you which was better written probably. Woops!MJLTauk 06:12, 13 October 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]
  • @MJL: Thanks - fair appreciate it! Aboot time A got back tae it. The neist editathon will be a guid chance tae fire up AWB again!

(in Inglis) Next Scots Wiki editathon - 14 & 15 November[eedit soorce]

Hey there, as you attended one of our previous editathons, thought you might like to know about the next one! 14 & 15 November, details on the event page, the theme is Weemin an Minorities fae Scotland an Ulster.  :) Sara Thomas (WMUK) (tauk) 12:47, 10 November 2020 (UTC)Reply[Replie]

(in Inglis) Next editathon[eedit soorce]

Hey there, as a previous attendee of a Scots Wiki editathon, I thought you might like to know about the December event, Sat 12 & Sun 13th. In addition to the usual wiki support, this month I'm really excited to say that we'll have language support in place from the Scots Language Centre, who'll be online between 12-3 on Zoom on Saturday with us to help with any of your queries.

Hope to see you there!Sara Thomas (WMUK) (tauk) 15:00, 8 Dizember 2020 (UTC)

(in Inglis) Sunday 13th December - extra zoom session with the Scots Language Centre![eedit soorce]

We've added another session for the editathon this weekend, with the folks from the SLC. Join us on Zoom for editing 12-3 on Sunday now too; we can help with wiki and language queries :) Book your place on Eventbrite here. Sara Thomas (WMUK) (tauk) 16:30, 11 Dizember 2020 (UTC)

(in Inglis) January editathon[eedit soorce]

Just a wee reminder that the next scots wiki editathon takes place this weekend, Sat 30 & Sun 31 January. If you'd like help improving your written scots skills, then folks from the Scots Language Centre will be on Zoom on Saturday (15:00-17:00 GMT) and Sunday (12:00-14:00 GMT) to do some collaborative editing, and I'll be around to help with any wiki queries. Feedback last time was that the language support was really helpful (and fun!), and we'd love to see you. We're looking mainly at improving articles to do with politics, particularly articles about politicians. More info, article lists, and sign up details on the event page: Wikipedia:Scots Wikipedia Editathon Januar 2021. Sara Thomas (WMUK) (tauk) 09:54, 27 Januar 2021 (UTC)Reply[Replie]

Mairch editathon[eedit soorce]

(in Inglis)Just a wee reminder that the next scots wiki editathon takes place this weekend, Sat 20 & Sun 11 march, we'll be looking at Scots & Irish media & art. If you'd like help improving your written scots skills, then folks from the Scots Language Centre will be on Zoom on Saturday (12:00-14:00 GMT) and Sunday (12:00-14:00 GMT) to do some collaborative editing, and I'll be around to help with any wiki queries. More info, article lists, and dashboard sign up details on the event page: Wikipedia:Scots Wikipedia Editathon Mairch 2021Lirazelf (tauk) 15:25, 19 Mairch 2021 (UTC)Reply[Replie]

(in Inglis) Next Editathon[eedit soorce]

Hey folks, heads up that the next Editathon will take place this weekend (5 & 6 June), we're looking at Scots in STEM as a starting point. More info on the event page here. Hope to see some of you at the Zoom sessions! Sara Thomas (WMUK) (tauk) 13:07, 3 Juin 2021 (UTC)Reply[Replie]

(In Inglis) Next Editathon[eedit soorce]

Hi there, just a wee reminder that the next Scots Wiki writing drive takes place next week (24-30 July) - the theme is Scottish & Irish Writers.  More info on the Wiki page for the event - join the dashboard and edit any time during the week, or join us on Monday (24th) or Thursday (27th) on zoom for some social editing.  

There are some suggested articles to improve, and articles to create, on the on-wiki event page, but these are just a starting point!

As a previous attendee of one of the editatathons, we’d love to see you back.

On-Wiki event page: Wikipedia:Julie 2023 Writin Drive

Dashboard:  Enroll in the Dashboard

All the best, Sara Thomas (WMUK) (tauk) 14:39, 18 Julie 2023 (UTC)Reply[Replie]