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- Monthly contest, WikiProject Military history. The contest department of the Military history WikiProject aims to motivate increased quality in military history articles by offering a form of friendly competition for project members making improvements to them. The primary contest available is a simple rolling competition that awards points for improving articles. The contest runs from the first to last day of each month.
- Guild of Copy Editors' editing drive . The GOCE Requests page. It begins 1 March 2023, 00:00 (UTC), and ends 31 March 2023, 23:59 (UTC).
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- The 100,000 Challenge. The quest to bring about 100,000 article improvements and creations globally through a series of 50,000/10,000/1000 Challenges for different regions and countries. This is a loose challenge, a list will not be maintained here, but the components will function independently on each of the subpages. Will be updated every week or two.
- The 50,000 Destubbing Challenge is a long term challenge to destub 50,000 articles on English Wikipedia for every country and topic. It may take decades to accomplish, it may take ten years, it all depends on how many people actively contribute.
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- WikiProject Apple Inc.'s future is being discussed here. If you're interested in Apple, feel join and discuss!
- WikiProject Skiing and Snowboarding is currently being revived from inactive status and is looking for interested participants to join. Many articles under the project scope are in need of improvement/updates, and assessment needs to be worked on. The project is also currently being restructured, so any input is welcome! VarietyEditor (talk) 01:30, 16 January 2023 (UTC)
- Requesting new members for the Stubsensor WikiProject. It seems as nobody but me is currently on this. The list is almost done, yet more people would be very helpful. There is about 8.5 pages left, we can do this. If you are interested, then why not join? SikiWtideI (Speak to the backwards police) 02:45, 5 November 2022 (UTC)SikiWtideI
- WikiProject Vital Articles aims to have all Vital articles archive good article status by 2032, without compromising quality. To join us, come to WikiProject Vital Articles#Join us. DFlhb (talk) 11:51, 13 September 2022 (UTC)
- Wikiproject User Rehab is trying to be revived. We're also looking for cases who are willing to be mentored by a participant in this Wikiproject. We help editors who have made serious errors in the past and mentor them, among other things. To join, go to Wikiproject User Rehab Supporters. 𝙷𝚎𝚕𝚕𝚘𝚑𝚎𝚊𝚛𝚝 👋❤️ (𝚃𝚊𝚕𝚔🤔) 04:17, 1 September 2022 (UTC)
- A group of editors has created a lichen task force under the banner of Wikipedia:WikiProject Fungi. Right now the group is busily tagging appropriate articles, converting existing articles to Wikipedia's automatic taxobox system, and creating an outline of lichens to direct future article development. If you're interested in learning more, please join us! MeegsC (talk) 16:24, 15 August 2022 (UTC)
- Wikipedia:WikiProject Unreferenced articles is urgently looking for volunteers to assist in the backlog of articles with no or insufficient citations. With over 142,000 articles, there is something for everyone. If you'd like to contribute, please announce your involvement at the Volunteers page Preceding unsigned comment added by Kazamzam (talk • contribs) 8 June 2022 (UTC)
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- Last week, some users experienced issues loading image thumbnails. This was due to incorrectly cached images. 
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- The new version of MediaWiki will be on test wikis and MediaWiki.org from 21 March. It will be on non-Wikipedia wikis and some Wikipedias from 22 March. It will be on all wikis from 23 March (calendar).
- A link to the user's Special:CentralAuth page will appear on Special:Contributions — some user scripts which previously added this link may cause conflicts. This feature request was voted #17 in the 2023 Community Wishlist Survey.
- The Special:AbuseFilter edit window will be resizable and larger by default. This feature request was voted #80 in the 2023 Community Wishlist Survey.
- There will be a new option for Administrators when they are unblocking a user, to add the unblocked user’s user page to their watchlist. This will work both via Special:Unblock and via the API. 
- You can join the next meeting with the Wikipedia mobile apps teams. During the meeting, we will discuss the current features and future roadmap. The meeting will be on 24 March at 17:00 (UTC). See details and how to join.
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