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Warami (means hello in Dharug, a local Aboriginal language of Sydney),

I'm from Sydney, Australia and my purpose here is to make Australian article usable. I prefer they/them pronouns but I don't mind if you say he/him pronouns to refer to me. I detest vandalism and wrong information and if you look at my en.wikipedia contributions here as you can tell my job is to mainly fight vandalism.

I've visited 180 out of the 10000 beaches in Australia (1.8%) and hoping to make it to 300 by the end of 2023 and going to 1000 Aussie beaches in my lifetime.

I also hope to become an admin one on this site. Fingers crossed. Hopefully by 2022 Feb

I'll also openly admit my silliest mistake I've made on Wikivoyage – Here

I also contribute to the English Wikipedia and the French Wikivoyage. Want to contribute to the French Wikipedia but after what they did to User:KevRobbAU, I don't want to do that.


Tap your opal card if you can get there. Not to worry, ferry services have been put on a halt. A picture of the Parramatta wharf flooding in March 2021

ArticlesEdit

Itinerary articlesEdit

Article Status
Tourist Drive 33   Guide
Overland travel between Melbourne and Adelaide   Guide
Tourist Drive 30   Usable
Grand Pacific Drive   Usable
Strzelecki Track   Outline
Tourist Drive 38   Outline
Alternate Tourist Drive 24   Outline
National Route 83   Outline

City articlesEdit

This includes articles that I was the main contributor of, even though I didn't start it.

Article Status
Innamincka   Guide
La Perouse   Guide
Parkes   Usable
Menindee   Usable
Warwick (Queensland)   Outline
Tibooburra   Outline
Keith   Outline
Warragul   Outline
Horsham (Victoria)   Outline

Articles I've upgradedEdit

These are the articles that I've upgraded their status but not the main contributor.

Article Original status Current status
Route 15 (Australia)   Outline   Usable
Puycelsi   Outline   Usable
Castelnau-de-Montmiral   Outline   Usable

Articles I want to makeEdit

Thoughts on editingEdit

As an editor, I enjoy:

  • writing in lively style about places I know or interesting Aussie places.
  • writing article leads
  • adding listings (except coordinates)
  • contributing to history, infrastructure and aviation-related articles and sections.
  • welcoming new users to Wikivoyage and Wikipedia.
  • dealing with problematic edits (yes, it's one of my strengths and you can see this at enwiki)
  • writing about big sculptures (Australia's big things)
  • adding funny name places (e.g. The edge of the world, the other side of the moon, eggs and bacon bay, nowhere else and penguin)

I think the following aspects of editing are tedious but necessary:

  • adding coordinates (seriously)
  • anything to do with impossible-to-remember but useful templates
  • tables - I prefer the damn visual editor for this
  • adding colour to text

Things you won't find me doing:

  • Doing "technical" things
  • Making a static map - I'm using a loan laptop to edit Wikivoyage so I can't download ink-space as well as it sounds tedious to do
  • Working on anything related to North America or Europe - we have a large number of fine North American and European editors who are brilliant at what they do, so a destination article for just about anywhere else in the world is much more in need of my time.
  • Working on Western Australian or Tasmanian articles - I've never been to these states so I don't know what's the trend there
  • Dealing with copyright

This section was inspired by User:ThunderingTyphoons! and to say, I have to give him credit

My recordsEdit

My records Place
Southernmost     Southern tip of Victoria
Northernmost   Tromsø
Easternmost   via air
Westernmost   via air
Longest flight SYD - OSL (21.5 hours)
Longest train ride Sydney - Newcastle (2 hours)
Longest bus ride Cairns - Townsville (6 hours)
Longest journey by bike Sydney - Parramatta (60+ kilometers)

BarncompassesEdit

  The Wikivoyage Barncompass
For your general contributions to Wikivoyage, and specifically for your work on Australia articles. We're glad you're here, mate. Ground Zero (talk) 12:39, 18 March 2021 (UTC)
  The Aussie Wikivoyage Barncompass
Thanks for your great work on improving Australian travel pages, especially driving articles. Hope Tourist Drive 33 gets star status soon! --LivelyRatification (talk) 02:58, 23 March 2021 (UTC)
  The Aussie Wikivoyage Barncompass
This Barncompass is to show appreciation for your great work on Aussie articles on Wikivoyage. --82.3.185.12 11:46, 12 April 2021 (UTC)
D'oh! This travel guide to SHB2000 is unusable because it refers to a location that's impossible to reach intentionally. Please don't sue us, Matt.