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Type of submission
Satdeep Gill
E-mail address
w:User:Satdeep Gill:Satdeep Gill
Punjabi Wikipedian

Vassia Atanassova, User:Spiritia got the idea to start this challenge from the 100happydays challenge. This was a successful presentation at the Wikimania 2015. She started 100wikidays earlier this year and now it has become a craze. 77 people have started 100wikidays at least once and 14 out of them have successfully completed it. 100wikidays is a personal challenge in which a Wikipedian commits to create at least one article a day for 100 days in row. Wikipedians are required to follow some rules and add the articles they create in the page about 100wikidays on Meta.

The Rules are:

  1. No missed days and no catch-ups.
  2. No preparation of articles in advance.
  3. But also: Ignore All Rules

This challenge has helped almost every participant in increasing their contribution. I personally did not write much articles. But as i joined the challenge, i felt obligated to create an article everyday and i loved it. I created articles on random topics such as Popeye, Teoutihuacan, Dowry System in India.

One of the best things about the challenge is that this is a personal challenge and we are not competing with anybody else but with ourselves. "The only competition worthy of a wise man is with himself." -- Washington Allston

There is a specific Facebook group for editors to share their articles with the other participants.

Jimmy Wales also mentioned the challenge during his talk at Wikimania 2015.

Length of presentation
30 min.
Special schedule requests
Will you attend WikiConference USA if your submission is not accepted?
Yes, If i get a scholarship

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  1. Tokyogirl79 (talk) 08:52, 26 August 2015 (EDT) (I'm interested in seeing the benefits and drawbacks of this proposal.)
  2. Gaurav (talk) 17:26, 29 August 2015 (EDT)
  3. Samantha (Wiki Ed) Samantha (Wiki Ed) (talk) 13:44, 3 September 2015 (EDT)
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