Challenge of the Week: Help the US and Canada celebrate their birthdays by being error free [closed]

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Hi WikiTreers,

DD Challenge D-Day Image 1Want to join us in a challenge?

Since July 1 is Canada Day and July 4 is the US Independence Day, this week's Data Doctors Challenge is centered on those two countries. Choose one and then see how much you can improve profiles of people from there.

The member who clears the most errors and suggested changes from the list gets a nifty badge and we all get a neater, cleaner, shared family tree. :-)

Here are the lists (thank you Aleš):

To earn a point, click the status button on the report by the profile you edited and follow the instructions there. [more info]

The member with the most points at 11:59pm EDT on Sunday night will get the badge and the bragging rights. But we'll all benefit.

Which country will you choose? Please post here to let us know. Or post if you have any questions about how to participate.

Thanks for helping to clean our tree!

Real-time tracking results: See your stats
alongside other participants here.

UPDATE:

Top 10

For more stats see:

By User

By Error

By User and Error

By User and by Day.htm

By Error and by Day.htm

By Hour

closed with the note: Challenge completed
asked in The Tree House by Eowyn Langholf G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
closed by Eowyn Langholf

13 Answers

+7 votes
I'll play again!
answered by Natalie Trott G2G6 Pilot (330k points)
+6 votes

I'm in! Currently working on:

  • 631 Errors - done
  • 601 Errors - done
  • 609 Errors - done
  • 610 Errors - done
  • 611 Errors - done
answered by NJ Penny G2G6 Pilot (122k points)
edited by NJ Penny
You are going strong! Nice job!
Thanks ;) I actually got an unintentional head start by working on errors that I normally try to put some time behind every week. Not sure how much time I'll have available for the rest of the challenge. You have been plugging away each week too! Kudos to you as well! ;)
+6 votes
Count me in!
answered by Lisa Roberts G2G6 Mach 1 (10.5k points)
+6 votes

I'll start on the death location errors from the Canadian list, 

  • 637 all done
  • 638 all done
  • 639 all done
  • 640 all done

Will start on 641 now, that should slow me down.

answered by Carol Keeling G2G6 Mach 2 (28k points)
edited by Carol Keeling
+7 votes
I'm in.  

US Error 203 - done
US Error 303 - done
US Error 802 - done
answered by Susan McNamee G2G6 Mach 3 (32k points)
edited by Susan McNamee
+5 votes
I can do this.  I'm working on errors in the state of Georgia.
answered by Kathy Zipperer G2G6 Pilot (197k points)
+5 votes
Error 811s - Nova Scotia for me this week
answered by Paula Dea G2G6 Mach 5 (50.5k points)
+6 votes
I'll tackle the 500 errors in Canada - gender errors and unique names. That should keep me busy.
answered by Gillian Thomas G2G6 Mach 7 (70.2k points)
+2 votes

For some reason I just saw this post!  I am a day behind. 

 But I will work on all of the 721 errors for Canada.

Error 721 US complete--I did these in my regular DD work and didn't know they were part of this week's challenge :-)

answered by Emma MacBeath G2G6 Pilot (515k points)
edited by Emma MacBeath
+3 votes
I will work on Canada 811 errors
answered by Darren Kellett G2G6 Mach 6 (69.8k points)
+3 votes
I'm in. I still have errors to clean up on my watchlist.
answered by Bob Keniston G2G6 Pilot (159k points)
+3 votes

I'm in! I'll work on Canadian errors, starting with the couple of 202s.

  • 202 errors - done
  • 403 errors - done as far as possible
  • 775 errors - messages left on profiles
  • 912 errors - done
  • 203 errors - in progress
answered by Lianne Lavoie G2G6 Pilot (416k points)
edited by Lianne Lavoie
+3 votes
Worked my way through a few of the 822 errors for Canada, a few 811's in the midst of them I fixed too

-822's done
answered by Paula Cullen G2G6 Mach 2 (22.6k points)
edited by Paula Cullen

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