Our second Connect-a-Thon has come to an end.
Our goal for the Connect-a-Thon was to decrease the number of profiles that are not connected to our big tree by spending 72 hours adding missing relatives to existing person profiles.
It was a wonderful weekend and a great success. Thank you to everyone who participated. We love these events because they really bring our community together.
This year we added 60,123 relatives in 72 hours! Quite an accomplishment!
Here are some highlights from the event:
Top 5 Teams:
- Mighty Oaks – 8,434 relatives added.
- Team Roses – 7,463
- Team Virginia – 4,396
- Tree Nuts – 4,275
- Super Sweepers – 3,650
Top 5 Participants:
- Maddy Hardman – 1,625
- Jody Rodgers – 1,504
- Emma MacBeath – 1,460
- Steven Whitfield – 1,175
- Sandy Patak – 1,172
Top 5 by Team Average (number of team contributions divided by team members):
- Kiwi Crew – 332 per team member.
- Team Roses – 324
- Germany Genies – 296
- Spic-n-Span Scandinavians – 268
- Joyner Joiners – 246
Twenty-six teams participated and 15 of them broke 1,000! Four hundred and fifty two members participated – 22 of them broke 500 and 148 more broke 100!
Check out all the stats here.
Quick note: You can easily remove yourself from profiles you created but don't want to manage. Just go to https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Special:WatchedList and click on the "Watchlist Changes" button in the row, then select the link where it says "If you'd like to remove yourself from Trusted Lists that you've been added to just recently...click here" under "Remove yourself from Trusted Lists."
Thanks so much to everyone who joined in and contributed to another fun, successful marathon.