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Earn a wiki cap

What it says on the tin. --Stevoisiak 01:53, 23 February 2011 (UTC)

Pictogram nope.png Nope Getting a Wiki Cap isn't an achievement, but a reward for your valuable contributions.  –  Duel RED.png Epic Eric Duel BLU.png (T | C) 00:10, 10 May 2011 (UTC)

Quote

I'll put it in my trophy room, with the othas.
The Scout on his Wiki contributions

How about that? -- En Ex (talk) 15:22, 2 November 2010 (UTC)

Sweeeet. Update. ~ lhavelund (talkcontrib) 15:22, 2 November 2010 (UTC)
Beautiful--Markd 16:03, 5 November 2010 (UTC)

I'm pretty sure he said "with the others" and not "with the othas" .. Atlas 14:12, 18 April 2012 (PDT)

It's his accent... and this discussion is almost a year and a half old =P » Cooper Kid (blether) • (contreebs) 14:15, 18 April 2012 (PDT)

Wikichievement for contributors to TFC articles

I have no ideas for pictures, names or descriptions now, but it makes sense that we provide an incentive for people to work on TFC articles. ~ lhavelund (talkcontrib) 01:48, 9 November 2010 (UTC)

Something like: "The Classy-c Editor : Edit and Update the Team Fortress Classic part of the Wiki" Killicon ambassadorhs unused.png Tturbo (T/C) 16:01, 18 February 2011 (UTC)
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Back to the Gold Source age
Keeping editing and updating the Team Fortress Classic section of the Wiki.

Lemme blow some life in to this achievement. Stunned.png TheNobleScout 01:14, 9 January 2012 (PST)

Haxtinguisher

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The Haxtinguisher
For careful watching and removing hax pages (such as autotranslated pages).

With the last incident of someone having used Google Translate, I notice how hard it was to track down the pages and delete them... So an idea for rewarding this work. Killicon ambassadorhs unused.png Tturbo (T/C) 16:01, 18 February 2011 (UTC)

Yes, I like dis new chievement. — Wind 00:30, 23 February 2011 (UTC)

Template Blacksmith

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Template Blacksmith
For making many approvable, good and funny userboxes for the TF Wiki.

I made this one because it would be good for the userbox makers since theres no achievement for making these and alot of the users (including myself) likes to sprite up their userpages. I have another one in mind, but I dont wanna bring it up before you guys are agreed to this Wikichievement. The Noble Scout R9t4 20:22, 25 February 2011 (UTC)

The Userboxes are a very minor part of a purely aesthetic part of the Wiki. They are hardly worth a Wikichievement (Even though I would get about four of this one right now for my userboxes) --User Firestorm Flame.png Firestorm 02:21, 5 March 2011 (UTC)
Remember Firestorm that i said userboxes. Which mean no one knows how many userboxes it needs to be, so it means that it must be alot of them. The Noble Scout 17:30, 5 March 2011 (UTC)
These sort of wikichievements shouldn't be encouraged. Creating tons of userboxes doesn't benefit or improve the actual wiki in any way. It's nice to decorate your userpage with them, but we'd much rather spend your time contributing to the wiki instead of creating countless arbitrary userboxes. Sorry :( User Moussekateer signature sprite.pngMoussekateer·talk 17:37, 5 March 2011 (UTC)
Well, then i'll make a better suggestion later since this one was abit of a failure :S The Noble Scout 18:19, 5 March 2011 (UTC)
Noble Scout is credit to team! The Great Irish Warload 22:57, 16 March 2011 (UTC)

Painful Karma

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Painful Karma
Create an article that some will like & some will dislike.

I made this one to test a series based on grouping. As in making an article criticized by 2 groups. The first group liking/praising the article, and the second group... eh, not so much. If you don't understand, then basically imagine making an article about a recent TF2 edition. 30 people so far view the article. 15 of them like it and 15 of them don't like it. But more people will probably dislike this Wikichievement than like it :P The Great Irish Warload 00:45, 5 March 2011 (UTC)

What is this rewarding? Making an article that splits the community or that isn't worth editing? Not a good Wikichievement at all. --User Firestorm Flame.png Firestorm 02:21, 5 March 2011 (UTC)
So I guess I was right about this receiving more hate then like :/ The Great Irish Warload 03:14, 5 March 2011 (UTC)
Too easy to get, just making one like Benjamuffin did with Demopan and you are done. The Noble Scout 17:25, 5 March 2011 (UTC)

Hot Contribution

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Hot Contribution
Create a article on a new released item before any other user does it.

The thing about this little wikichievement must be on english to make it a competition between the users who makes articles to the TF Wiki. Its a good idea i thought, but i need your meanings and to achieve this it must be either a new item or map etc.... or just what the description says. The Noble Scout 13:42, 18 March 2011 (UTC)

There's already the Frontier Notice Wikichievement that does that if I remember the description correctly. Killicon ambassadorhs unused.png Tturbo (T/C) 15:07, 18 March 2011 (UTC)
Yeah, true... Killicon home run.png The Noble Scout (T/C) 21:12, 18 March 2011 (UTC)
This would just encourage users to spam and make a useless page. The Wikichievements should not generally have solid requirements or it will emphasize spamming and not being userful. Also, to both of you, please reduce the size of your signatures, there's no reason for them to take up so much room --User Firestorm Flame.png Firestorm 21:37, 18 March 2011 (UTC)

Indirect Helper

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Indirect Helper
Help other users to improve the Team Fortress Wiki with constant tips and coordination.

For those who'd rather help other users and teach them how they can contribute positively to the Wiki. The title/text may not be clear, so those can be modified later.  –  Duel RED.png Epic Eric Duel BLU.png (T | C) 00:06, 23 March 2011 (UTC)

I Like this wikichievement, something that Recruiter doesn't count. But another name would make it even more awesome. Killicon ambassadorhs unused.png Tturbo (T/C) 01:23, 23 March 2011 (UTC)
Yeah, I'd guess so. I had no ideas at the moment. Name suggestions are welcomed!  –  Duel RED.png Epic Eric Duel BLU.png (T | C) 21:19, 23 March 2011 (UTC)

What about:

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Helping Hand
Help other users to improve the Team Fortress Wiki with constant tips and coordination.

 –  Duel RED.png Epic Eric Duel BLU.png (T | C) 18:07, 24 March 2011 (UTC)

Better... Get other staff approval and it could be added. Killicon ambassadorhs unused.png Tturbo (T/C) 21:42, 24 March 2011 (UTC)
Pictogram plus.png Support Is good, I fixed a typo in the suggestion too. --User Firestorm Flame.png Firestorm 02:25, 4 April 2011 (UTC)
Pictogram plus.png Support Totally support this. What good is a new user if they have no idea what they are doing. --Stevoisiak 23:14, 4 May 2011 (UTC)
Pictogram plus.png Support I approve of indirect helping. As Stevoisiak said, it isn't very good when a new user doesn't know what to do.  – User Ohyeahcrucz Sig.png Ohyeahcrucz [T][C] 00:11, 10 May 2011 (UTC)

Generous Giver

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Generous Giver
For giving out multiple weapons, hats, tools, or even games, to members of the Wiki who are in need of them.

I'm not sure about the description. But this could be useful for those who'd like to give out things. GeminiViRiS User GeminiViRiS Doubleface.jpg Talk · Contribs 23:13, 2 April 2011 (UTC)

I don't see how this is related with the Wiki.  –  Duel RED.png Epic Eric Duel BLU.png (T | C) 23:27, 2 April 2011 (UTC)
I want this to be real.... I give away stuff all the time, lol --Stevoisiak 02:15, 4 April 2011 (UTC)
Me too, there are some wiki users that really deserve it  – Awesome.png Ohyeahcrucz[T][C] 02:17, 4 April 2011 (UTC)
I agree with EpicEric. If there were achievements for general purposes, this would be worthy. Alas, these are wikiachievements, and strictly wiki related. --Nihilus0Backpack Lugermorph.png(contribs) 02:19, 4 April 2011 (UTC)

Pictogram minus.png Oppose I see no purpose in this. It's not contributing to the Wiki to give away stuff --User Firestorm Flame.png Firestorm 02:26, 4 April 2011 (UTC)

Pictogram nope.png Nope Why doing that, it will be very generous by others to get and give stuff, but how can you relate Wiki workers to this one, GeminiViRiS? Stunned.png The Noble Scout (T/C) 08:15, 7 April 2011 (UTC)
Yes, yes, silly me for not making an achievement not relating to the Wiki. But I thought I'd throw an idea out here for the community of the Wiki. See, in the IRC chat, some folks are clamoring that they don't have "X" game for pack "Y". Whether they're cheap or can't afford it, it's always nice to give rather than receive. —GeminiViRiS User GeminiViRiS Doubleface.jpg Talk · Contribs

Question

How do you determine who deserved achievement, and who's not?--User Kost 2.jpg  ( T|C) 07:41, 7 April 2011 (UTC)

Please improve the "who deserved achievement" part and I might be able to answer your question. The Great Irish Warload 03:46, 20 April 2011 (UTC)

Special Field Editer

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Special Field Editer
Been active in one special section in the Wiki.

Well, since ive failed in my other Wikichievement stuff, maybe i should contribute this one; the point in this was to be to the editors who works in a spesific section all the time. Take me for example. Im working mostly on the Hats section on the Norwegian Wiki Part. Its just an idea and i dont think it would be any good but at leaset worth a shot. Stunned.png The Noble Scout (T/C) 18:12, 2 July 2011 (UTC)

DO WANT! For example, I almost always work in the strategy pages Obito101man (talk) 08:02, 4 June 2014 (PDT)

The flight from darkness to light

What about:

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The flight from darkness to light
For your constant readiness to help, patience, tact and tolerance to beginners. Firmness and consistency in defending the rules of TF2 Wiki.

--Nik9990 Talk | Cont 14:04, 27 July 2011 (PDT)
The biggest wikichievement ever. So Pictogram plus.png Support - Grand-O-Rand Painted Détective Noir 694D3A.png · (Talk) 14:06, 27 July 2011 (PDT)
Pictogram comment.png Comment Seems really broad. Might be best to split it into two. One for helping beginners, one for defending the rules. --User Firestorm Flame.png Firestorm 16:09, 1 August 2011 (PDT)

Some wikichievements I came up with

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The Trivia Remover
For those who spent there time taking out bad and pointless trivia.

I know it's a bad name for it but I'm horrible at naming things.
Anyway I've seen people removing those pointless trivia in the recent log all the time so I made this. If that isn't good I made another one.
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Article Dominatior
For those who spent there time cleaning up article making it smooth to read.

Again bad with the naming but award to those who cleaned up article making it easy to read. Painted Batter's Helmet C36C2D.pngViolencejr123 21:52, 2 August 2011 (PDT)

Pictogram plus.png Support I like them, but do you think we could somehow combine the two? To me, they're both about cleaning up the pages, just more specific. User M-NINJA Signature.png 21:55, 2 August 2011 (PDT)
Hmm I will see. Painted Batter's Helmet C36C2D.pngViolencejr123 21:58, 2 August 2011 (PDT)
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Article Dominatior
For those who spent there time cleaning up articles to the point were it's smooth and easy to read.

Well I was thinking of just keeping this one since taking out trivia is cleaning up an article like you said. Painted Batter's Helmet C36C2D.pngViolencejr123 08:41, 3 August 2011 (PDT)
Pictogram plus.png Still Support I like it. I just have one last suggestion, maybe the use scout achievement "Round tripper" icon? User M-NINJA Signature.png 15:31, 3 August 2011 (PDT)
Done. Painted Batter's Helmet C36C2D.pngViolencejr123 15:36, 3 August 2011 (PDT)

My wiki achievement

Can I put "code" on my own talk page? --The preceding unsigned comment was added by Qror (talk)

No. It's supposed to be awarded to others, not yourself.  –  Duel RED.png Epic Eric Duel BLU.png (T | C) 18:40, 11 August 2011 (PDT)

It Ain't Rocket Science

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It Ain't Rocket Science
Walk someone through a tutorial.

Reword description if you want. I basically want this to be for those who end up providing more help on a topic then the tutorial that was made for that area. e.g. i found the painted hat variants tutorial a little confusing, another user who has done it before, goes through and helps step by step with a successful result. RED Überneedle.png - Lexar - talk 03:24, 18 August 2011 (PDT)

Format

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Videographer
Create a video for the Weapon Demonstration Project which gets added to the Official Youtube channel.

I might be nitpicking here, but can the colour of the link be changed? It's not very easy to read so looks a bit tacky. There's also a full-stop missing! How could dis happen?

» Cooper Kid (blether·contreebs) 02:15, 30 August 2011 (PDT)

I think that if the link was the same green color as the Wikichievement title, it'd look pretty nice. Just my two cents. Sven 08:55, 11 September 2011 (PDT)

NO! DONT DO IT!

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Don't you readd!
Tell on a user who has been recently readding existing sound files, pictures etc.

This was inspired by those users who have been adding files that currently exists. Im not going to metion names. Stunned.png The Noble Scout (T/C) 08:14, 11 September 2011 (PDT)

Change the title to "Don't" instead of "Dont" and then we'll talk. Sven 08:57, 11 September 2011 (PDT)
Done :D Stunned.png The Noble Scout (T/C) 09:04, 11 September 2011 (PDT)
 :D Good, now let's talk about it. I like the basic idea, but it seems (at least to me) that it could be better somehow. No idea HOW, but still. I like the idea and hope you get some more feedback/support for this soon(ish). Sven 09:07, 11 September 2011 (PDT)

New Wikichievements?

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Wiki Crime and Punishment
Block someone for constantly screwing up the Wiki.

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Classic Editing
Make a quality edit on a Team Fortress Classic page.

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Meet the Fraud
Lie on your User page and claim to have an item in your backpack which you don't.

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Happy Birthday
Contribute to the Happy Birthday Wiki community event.

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We Can Fix It In Post
Upload a new Weapon Demonstration within 24 hours of it needing to be redone.

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Ready For Duty
Practice Wiki editing by making a damn-fine User page.

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Relentless Editing
Make over 20 edits in 1 hour.

--Scout Decal Black.png ScoutKast 01:12, 23 September 2011 (PDT)

I dislike Ready for Duty. We already have a good one for that, known as Show me Your War Face! I don't think that blocking someone is good either, but the rest sound good. Painted Vintage Merryweather 803020.pngFyahweather 13:29, 23 September 2011 (PDT)
Why, Thank You! Your right though, "Show Me Your War Face" is pretty much the same. --Scout Decal Black.png ScoutKast 14:23, 23 September 2011 (PDT)
Out of all of these, "We can fix it in post" is really the only achievement worth implementing. The others are either far too simple (Classic Editing) or they promote something we don't want (Wiki crime and punishment). --User Firestorm Flame.png Firestorm 15:58, 23 September 2011 (PDT)
Coool. Making a new Wikichievement is my new goal now, i'll keep thinking of some more. I'll try to avoid things that are too easy or promote something bad. --Scout Decal Black.png ScoutKast 04:21, 24 September 2011 (PDT)
I think we could come up with a better name than "We Can Fix It In Post" though. --Scout Decal Black.png ScoutKast 00:44, 26 September 2011 (PDT)
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Lights, Camera, Action!
Upload a new Weapon Demonstration within one day of it needing to be redone.

--Scout Decal Black.png ScoutKast 00:39, 27 September 2011 (PDT)

My agreements: 1st one: Pictogram minus.png Mods and Admins takes care of this.

2nd one: Pictogram minus.png TFC is standard stuff, no need to edit it unless someone has screwed up.

3rd one: Pictogram minus.png TF2Items is sure a usefull place to check peoples BP's

4th: Pictogram wait.png Neutral

5th: Pictogram minus.png No need to push the users who makes these Demonstrations

6th: Pictogram minus.png Already exsist XD

7th: Pictogram minus.png Just make a bunch of edits and upload them and there you got it...No need

8th: Pictogram minus.png These demonstrations are viewed before they are uploaded by the Wiki's Youtube Channel.

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You're just jealous--Scout Decal Black.png ScoutKast 20:09, 26 October 2011 (PDT)

Something I came up with

Gigantic Improvement

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An Overkill Cure
Make a great improvement for an article, tagged for Cleanup, with more than 10'000 bytes of difference.

Value of Teamwork

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Master Plan
Invite other users to improve a single article as a team and do a great job.

Something like that? :D Limie Pie Painted Sign of the Wolf's School 32CD32.png 06:30, 30 September 2011 (PDT)

The first one seems abit unachieveable because you got to redo a HUUUUUGE article. From my point of view, it's not a wikichievement, but a goal. The second one on the other hand is a co-op achievement...Look around! We do this everyday! You should go and give every user this wikichevement then XD Stunned.png TheNobleScout 00:29, 24 October 2011 (PDT)

A parallel to an existing one

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Bug Spray
Carefully moderate new bug additions to determine whether they are truly a bug or not.

I feel that now we are beginning to subject bugs to harsher levels of scrutiny like trivia, a similar wikichievement should be in place. -Mr. Magoolachub 10:37, 7 December 2011 (PST)

You gotta be kiddin' me!

The Wikichievements are OverPowered. I can't Farm these Achievements. Every other Achievement is a piece-a-piss, but these actually require me to put work in. What gives, man? Yes I'm Dominating you. GET USED TO IT[UGS 2nd]Lancer @nti-tank RocketYes I'm Dominating you. GET USED TO IT! 04:29, 18 December 2011 (PST)

I lol'd. SS2R 04:30, 18 December 2011 (PST)
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Wikichievception

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Wikichievception
Create a Wikichievment that gets accepted

Eh? Eh? EH?

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Model Mayhem
Create a 3D Model that gets accepted

I don't think I saw this one anywhere, I'm sure many people are deserving of it.

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True Wiki Goer
Be an active an valued member in the Wiki Community for over a year.


Just some random thoughts. The preceding unsigned comment was added by Nocturne (talk) • (contribs)

The 3D model one exists as the 3D Wizard wikichievement. User Moussekateer signature sprite.pngMoussekateer·talk 15:18, 14 February 2012 (PST)
Oops, I completly neglected the actual project page, haha. Nocturne 15:32, 14 February 2012 (PST)

Secrets behind success

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The Secrets Behind Success
Helping a user with his/her editing and make it in one of the featured article

Lockon 14:57, 14 February 2012 (PST)Lockon

This sounds like the Helping Hand wikichievement? With an extra criteria added on. User Moussekateer signature sprite.pngMoussekateer·talk 15:18, 14 February 2012 (PST)

Master of Facts

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The Master of Fact
To award players that commit frequently by adding good quality facts

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Trivia Inquisition is related to this kind of wikichievement Stunned.png TheNobleScout 10:05, 17 February 2012 (PST)

April Fools?

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Frivolous Fooler
Give a major contribution to one of the wiki's April Fools jokes.

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Boss Doss Loss Toss Moss Voss

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Science got done
For helping other users by guiding and providing help on edits they find difficult to do themselfes.

I've never seen any achievements for people who has helped other people by guiding and giving tips and feedback on how a editor/translator contributes. There's just too little credit back too, so instead of a "thank you" why not a little wikichievement? User Ravecrib9t4 Signature Logo.JPG TNS 11:38, 11 August 2012 (PDT)

STAWP MAYKEEN MINER GRAMATICLE ERRERS

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The Preposition
For people who believe that if your grammar is improper, than you're in serious trouble.

Given to those lovely sort that ask themselves the question, "Hmm, what good is a Wiki if it isn't readable?" --User ICantThinkOfName signed.png (WHAT HAVE I SAID?!) (WHAT HAVE I DONE?!) 20:04, 2 December 2013 (PST)

suggestion - template related achievement

Just something to say "hey, thanks for the help with the really difficult templates, without your help i would have been stuck". Many times i have been making templates but there has been one bit that has tripped me up which someone just manages to pull the solution out of thin air and it works perfectly. would be nice to show gratitude for something so significant especially when its help with highly used templates. Sure helping hand might work but i want something more specific perhaps.

just idea RED Überneedle.png - Lexar - talk 10:25, 14 June 2014 (PDT)

Practical Problems

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The Practical Problems
For fixing template content not only for the English pages, but for the rest of the languages as well.

For fixing or adding template stuff like: Kill-icons, availability for the item, adding contributors to the item/comic and others, for all languages currently available on that page... These stuff can be added into pages without knowing the language, as the proper translations for them are in the dictionary. User Gabrielwoj Signature 1.pngUser Gabrielwoj Signature 2.png - User Gabrielwoj Signature 3.png 19:56, 8 September 2014 (PDT)

I saw the "It's those Little Things" wikiachievement, which is about little things, but the information is about puncture and organization/consistency on pages. So I wasn't really sure and I decided to suggest this new wikiachievement. User Gabrielwoj Signature 1.pngUser Gabrielwoj Signature 2.png - User Gabrielwoj Signature 3.png 19:59, 8 September 2014 (PDT)

Time for achievements!

Ok, i have nothing to do totally, so I'll just leave it here.

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Reincarnation
Re-create a page, that've been deleted and make it worthy a second chance!

Sometimes, there are pages, which were deleted for translation mistakes or they were just empty. So, this one is for re-creaters.

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Ze Übermensh
Make 5 major contributions in less than one hour.

This is not a competititve achievment, this is for rewarding hard-working people, who make that giant contributions in a short amount of time.

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Spot on!
Create a new page, which won't have any corrections or amendments from other users.

This one is for people who make brilliant page without any corrections later. It's Over!Killicon huntsmanhs.png 05:43, 21 July 2015 (PDT)


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Hollywood Hero
Get over 10,000 views on a Weapon Demonstration you created.

What do you think? HyperDan2000 (talk) 14:48, 4 October 2015 (PDT)

Helping Honour / Honor

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Be Artful
Help someone out if their thread was deleted,by remaking the page to the Wiki contributor's desire.

Well,what do you know? Oktoberferst (talk) 13:26, 3 April 2016 (PDT)