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Kuhaa proudly presents:

Icon-Finland.png User page ~ Talk ~ Citizen ~ Workshop ~ Signature ~ Notting
22 September 2009
1 July 2011

What am I here for?

I used to have a purpose. Now I'm just a rotten corpse.

Pages of interest

Projects/To Do-list

  • Assist Andycro with implementing Naming policy
  • Finish compiling images for Template:Main Menu and keep them up-to-date when something changes or new language is added
  • Change {{L}}-templates to {{DL}}-templates on Finnish pages
    • Continue doing so when editing other translations
  • Images to Files when editing a page
  • Make a Wiki page for own newspaper and translate it to Finnish
  • Patrol the hell out of Recent Changes
  • Create a cool navigation template for "own" pages
  • Complete the task of deleting region navigation templates that was started in November 2009

Traces I've left behind

My Wiki history - written in 3rd person

  • 26 March 2009 - Wiki account created
  • 26 April 2009 - First edit after a month of stagnation; as Finland's Minister of Education, Kuhaa translates FAQ to Finnish.
  • 10 June 2009 - Elvroy asks Kuhaa to join Finnish Wiki project. Kuhaa starts building first version of Finnish Main Page and related pages.
    • In the following weeks dozens of pages are translated to Finnish by Kuhaa and other editors.
  • 11 June 2009 - Kuhaa creates his Citizen page.
  • 12 June 2009 - Kuhaa learns how to use L-template. He also becomes familiar with category policies.User_talk:Kuhaa/Archives/1#Translations
  • 21 June 2009 - Kuhaa creates Finnish Bar and establishes a list of pages that need to be translated. Editors Elvroy, Griffoni and Sampo555 also participate. On the same they the editors decide to bring bigger and better Finnish Main Page to life from Elvroy's sandbox.[1]
  • 22 June 2009 - Kuhaa receives his first cookie.User_talk:Kuhaa/Archives/1#Good_job.21
  • 26 June 2009 - Kuhaa is one of the top 7 editors for June and receives free Extra Storage Pack for one month. This becomes a monthly tradition for some time, although Kuhaa often transfers his award to an organization.
  • July 2009 - In a masochistic rage, Kuhaa continues to translates pages to Finnish.
    • 3 July 2009 - Kuhaa translates his citizen page to Finnish and likes what he sees.
  • August - September 2009 - Kuhaa's lust for beer and human company brings him to Bar. He works on projects brought up there.
  • 16 September 2009 - Finnish version of Citizen Page Tutorial
  • 22 September 2009 - Kuhaa is made an Uber Editor.
  • 3 November 2009 - Kuhaa is asked to become a Sysop.User_talk:Kuhaa/Archives/1#Promotion.3F
  • 5 November 2009 - Kuhaa becomes Finnish president and asks if he can join Sysop team after his term as he won't have much time to edit on November.
  • 4 December 2009 - While updating lot of pages with new image map, Kuhaa unlocks super-mega-unleashing-recent-change-combo-awarded-to-the-most-kick-a**-edit-summaries-of-all-times-which-requires-quite-a-lot-of-skill-and-determination-AND-a-lot-of-pages-to-edit.User_talk:Kuhaa/Archives/1#Promotion.3F
  • 6 December 2009 - Kuhaa becomes a Sysop.[2]
  • 11 December 2009 - Kuhaa faces the truth; he might be a little addicted to this Wiki.User_talk:Kuhaa/Archives/1#Addict
  • 7 January 2010 - Finnish Translators Bureau is resurrected to be a platform for Finnish eRepublik translation team in order to gather basic words and phrases before they get their instructions from Admin. Although he's not part of the team, Kuhaa lends them a hand.
  • 11 January 2010 - Andycro admits that Kuhaa is bigger wiki addict than he is. :mrgreen:
  • 7 February 2010 - Kuhaa passes judgement for the first time.[3] He also hands out his precious Cookies he had been saving for special occasions.User_talk:Laurana_Psion#Thank_you.21User_talk:Sigrun_Makinen#Thank_you.21
  • 14 February 2010 - Accidentally blocks whole Wiki (again).
  • 25 February 2010 - Kuhaa creates a cool navigation template for his "own" pages.
  • 6 May 2010 - After not editing very much on April, Kuhaa slowly starts to regain his determination and will to work.
  • 28 June 2010 - After failing at regaining his determination, Kuhaa announces his retirement.


Evolution of my Signature

Pretty simple and not very original. I think it looked good though.
That circle is a Zen symbol I used as my citizen's avatar when I was in Japan. Don't really know why I put it here, it didn't turn out to look very good after all. Guess I just wanted to experiment. Well, I failed there.
I decided to get back to the first one. It's slightly modified as you can see. I think it's pretty clever.

Speech balloon.png RC Combo

nao, liek, you got this by unlocking the super-mega-unleashing-recent-change-combo-awarded-to-the-most-kick-a**-edit-summaries-of-all-times-which-requires-quite-a-lot-of-skill-and-determination-AND-a-lot-of-pages-to-edit

A secret about me

When I moved File:Eden13members.jpg to File:Flag-EDEN.jpg, the reason was: "There are now FOUR version of EDEN logo around.". That was a lie. There were in fact...FIVE versions if we count the one I spared. *gasp*

Useful things

Ultimate weapon for fighting bad links

I copy and paste the following to Firefox's search bar and got everything I need if I need to fix large amount of links on a page:

{{DL| {{L| }} File:

It sure helps when I don't have to type everything over and over again.

Message "templates"

In the past months I've had to notify many translators about certain things, mainly about the pages they've translated. I know that at some point I'll have to start doing so again, so I might as well write myself a basic messages which I can build an appropriate message and modify it according to each case:

  • When translating pages, there are few things you should know. First of all, you shouldn't translate the links as they are, because that way they will result in redirects. To create links to translated pages, you should use {{[[Template:L|L]]}}-template created for this purpose. So when there's a link <nowiki>[[Link]]</nowiki> you must not translate the text "Link" but put it like this <nowiki>{{L|Link|Word in your language}}</nowiki> in order for it to work. And if you know the page you're linking to has already been translated, you can use {{[[Template:DL|DL]]}}-template which works the same way. Another thing to keep in mind are categories: do not translate them! Translated pages should have only the category of the language (in your case <nowiki>[[Category:Language‎]]</nowiki> and those that are added automatically by templates. Remove any other categories from the translation. You might also want to read '''[[Help:Translating_Pages|this]]''' page for more information about translating. Thank you for understanding! --~~~~
  • Hi! We're happy that you've decided to translate eRepublik Wiki to your language, but please pay attention to categories. Translated pages should only have category of the language and those that are automatically added by templates. So <nowiki>[[Category:Language]]</nowiki> is the only one you will need, please remove categories like '''Politics''', '''Economy''', '''Playing the Game''' etc from the translated articles. --~~~~
  • You might also want to read about '''[[Help:Translating_Pages#Creating_Links|linking]]''' to translated article - {{[[Template:L|L]]}} and {{[[Template:DL|DL]]}} are very useful tools for all translators, please learn how to use them. Thank you for understanding and good luck in the future! --~~~~
  • Please don't create redirects between your User and Citizen pages.[[Help:Contents#DO_NOTs]] User page is meant to contain information about you as a Wiki editor, whereas citizen page is for information regarding your eRepublik citizen.<nowiki> *<nowiki>If you have anything to ask, please leave me a message on my [[User talk:Kuhaa|talk page]].
  • And "Cheers/Thank you for understanding/Have a nice day" to the end. And signature.

I know, it's cheap but I am going to modify it so this is not the same as putting a machine on the job! It's faster when I don't have to type everything again each time because I swear I've done it already a thousand times. Yes, the longer ones already have signature attached to them and all visible <nowiki>'s are there because of a prupose.