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Need your help for RPG Geek ID Property ProposalEdit

Hi Andy, I would like your help if possible to ask the creation of an Identifier for the database RPG Geek, a subset of Boardgame Geek. Here are the informations I already collected for this project :

  • Database for the property: RPG Geek (Q64848366)
  • Represents: RPG Geek (Q64848366)
  • Associated item: RPG Geek (Q64848366)
  • Data type: External identifier
  • Domain : tabletop role-playing games (Q1643932)
  • Source website for the property :
  • Allowed values : [1-9]\d{0,5}
  • Example : Call of Cthulhu (Q1027121) -->
  • Formatter URL :$1

See also : BoardGameGeek designer ID (P3505), Luding game ID (P3528), BoardGameGeek game publisher ID (P6160)

Thanks for your help! Pmartinolli, 20190812  – The preceding unsigned comment was added by Pmartinolli (talk • contribs) at 21:01, 12 August 2019‎ (UTC).

Thank you Andy, I submitted on 20190819.  – The preceding unsigned comment was added by Pmartinolli (talk • contribs) at 13:17, 20 August 2019‎ (UTC).

Wikicommons and WikidataEdit

Hi. I saw your tweet today and although I have done a bit of Wikishootme during the lockdown here, and then adding some of those Commons images to Wikidata, I wasn't sure what to do with these images of a WWII anti-aircraft predictor - an early analogue computer. Maybe we could collaborate on a Wikidata item or add them to articles? I saw it on an old and abandoned quarantine station in Wellington harbour. (See here for a little context.)

Quilt Phase (talk) 08:17, 11 May 2020 (UTC)

@Quilt Phase: Thank you. The corresponding article is en:Director (military) (note also the equivalent in four other languages). You can add one of your images there; and to the Wikidata item: Director (Q1047422) Do you need help? Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 11:24, 11 May 2020 (UTC)
@Pigsonthewing: Thank you! Have added to the en:Director (military) article and the Wikidata article. The Wikipedia article is USA-focused but the anti-aircraft section there handily refers to the fact the term "predictor" is used in other armies, so it seemed a good place. Feel free to check my workings. Quilt Phase (talk) 03:15, 12 May 2020 (UTC)

Commons - Media SearchEdit


The Structured Data team is working on an alternative, image-focused prototype for media search on Commons. The prototype uses categories, structured data as well as wikitext from Commons, and Wikidata to find its results. The development team would like your feedback on the prototype, as they are looking to work to further enhance the search experience on Commons. If you have a moment, please look over the project page set up on Commons to find a link to the prototype and leave your feedback on the talk page. Thanks for your time, I'll be posting message similar to this one to other pages on Commons. The team is looking forward to reading what you think. Keegan (WMF) (talk) 20:47, 28 May 2020 (UTC)