> On 25 Jan 2016, at 12:22 PM, Neal McBurnett <n...@bcn.boulder.co.us> wrote:
> 
> I think these all would work according to the guidelines.  The first one is 
> already the name of our group at
> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo
> 
> and it seems to have the easiest name to deal with, including a fine acronym.
> 
> WIC: Wikimedians in Colorado
> WCUGC: Wikimedia Community User Group Colorado
> WCUG:  Wikimedians of Colorado User Group
> CUW:   Colorado Users of Wikimedia
> CEW:   Colorado Editors of Wikimedia
> CUGW:  Colorado Users Group for Wikimedia
> WOCCUG: Wikimedians of Colorado Community User Group
> WITFR: Wikimedians in the Front Range
> WOTFR: Wikimedians of the Front Range
> FRUGW: Front Range User Group for Wikimedians
> 
> But let's keep brainstorming for a bit more….

Nice ideas! I like "Wikimedians of the Front Range”, "Wikimedians in Colorado”, 
"Wikimedians of Colorado User Group” and "Colorado Users Group for Wikimedia”, 
in that in order.

Thanks for volunteering, Isarra! I don’t know if we can just enter four names 
into the form. I’ll see!

cheers,
Gaurav

> Neal McBurnett                 http://neal.mcburnett.org/
> 
> On Sun, Jan 24, 2016 at 11:46:41PM -0700, Gaurav Vaidya wrote:
>> 
>>> On 23 Jan 2016, at 5:55 PM, Todd Allen <toddmal...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Gaurav,
>>> 
>>> Who told you that you were allowed to move out of here? :) We'll most 
>>> certainly have to get together before you do, in any case.
>> 
>> My PhD advisor did, that’s his job! :) I’m not leaving until September, so 
>> there’s tons of time to do that — and I’ll definitely organise myself a 
>> Wikipedia meetup before I go!
>> 
>>> I suppose I'm an active enough Wikimedian, and I'd love to have a group 
>>> here, so I'd be willing to help out leading it.
>> 
>> Yay! Could you please add your name to 
>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Community_User_Group_Colorado? 
>> It’d be nice to have as many people listed on there as possible!
>> 
>> Also: should we be “Wikimedia Community User Group Colorado” or "Wikimedians 
>> of Colorado User Group”? Other suggestions for names welcome — the 
>> guidelines are up at 
>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_user_groups/Name_guidelines#examples!
>> 
>> cheers,
>> Gaurav
>> 
>>> Todd
>>> 
>>> On Sat, Jan 23, 2016 at 4:45 PM, Neal McBurnett <n...@bcn.boulder.co.us> 
>>> wrote:
>>> Thanks, Gaurav!  I'd be happy to be a group leader.
>>> 
>>> Neal McBurnett                 http://neal.mcburnett.org/
>>> 
>>> On Sat, Jan 23, 2016 at 04:29:26PM -0700, Gaurav Vaidya wrote:
>>>> Hi everybody!
>>>> 
>>>> I’ve set up a user group page at 
>>>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Community_User_Group_Colorado, 
>>>> which I think of as a first step to setting up an official "Wikimedia 
>>>> Community User Group Colorado”. I pretty much only need two more things to 
>>>> fill out the application form at 
>>>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:Contact/affcomusergroup —
>>>> 
>>>>  (1) An official description of the group: I’m going to go with the 
>>>> description at the top of the user group page, so please edit and improve 
>>>> it!
>>>>  (2) Three active Wikimedians as group leaders: please reply to the 
>>>> mailing list if you’re interested!
>>>> 
>>>> I’m happy to be a group leader during the setup phase, but it looks likely 
>>>> that I’m going to move out of Colorado this fall, so we’re going to need 
>>>> active leaders to keep the group going and to continue to organise events 
>>>> into the next year. You need to have at least 300 contributions on any 
>>>> Wikimedia project and have an account that’s older than six months old to 
>>>> be a group leader.
>>>> 
>>>> The main advantages of becoming an official user group are: (1) 
>>>> recognition by Wikimedia, so maybe increasing our profile with 
>>>> organization interested with working with Wikipedia in the area, (2) free 
>>>> Wikimedia merchandise for use in activities and outreach activities, and 
>>>> (3) one scholarship to attend the Wikimedia Conference in Berlin 
>>>> (https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_user_groups#why). I know Buaidh 
>>>> has been thinking about setting up an official organization for our area 
>>>> for a while now, and I think this might be the best way to go about it!
>>>> 
>>>> cheers,
>>>> Gaurav
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