Excellent! :)
On Feb 13, 2016 11:02 PM, "Neal McBurnett" <n...@bcn.boulder.co.us> wrote:

> Yay!  Thank you!
>
> Neal
>
> On Sat, Feb 13, 2016 at 07:56:43PM -0700, Gaurav Vaidya wrote:
> > Hear ye hear ye,
> >
> > On 25 January 2016 at 15:16, Gaurav Vaidya <gau...@ggvaidya.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >> 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
> >
> > I'm going to apply tomorrow (the form is at
> > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:Contact/affcomusergroup) under
> > "Wikimedians in Colorado", since we currently have two votes for that
> > (Neal + me) and it's already our mailing list name. The three names on
> > the application form will be me, Neal and Todd, and I'll also add
> > Isarra if I can. If you object to any of this or think of a better
> > name, please let the list know in the next twenty-four hours, or
> > forever hold your peace.
> >
> > 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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