DAB Challenge - December

Welcome to the Monthly DAB Challenge! The purpose of this competition is to see who can fix the most links to disambiguation pages that existed as of December 1st.

How to score points

The scoring system is straightforward - make an article no longer link to one of the disambigs in the list, and you earn one point.

These types of edits will earn you points:

Through redirect and template edits you can rack up points with a single edit. If a template with a disambig link is transcluded in 30 articles, and fixing that template causes all 30 articles to no longer link to the disambig, you receive 30 points. (Note though that it usually takes a couple of days for template fixes to be reflected by the articles that transclude them, so be patient when waiting to see results.)

These types of edits will NOT earn you points:

There are several compelling arguments I could make to justify this policy, but the simple truth is leaving out these scenarios made the programming a lot easier.

A final note on scoring: it isn't going to be perfect. Some edits will be improperly attributed, and others may not be caught by the system. But I've tried to keep this at a minimum, and don't expect it to ruin anyone's standings.

A word of caution

The purpose of this competition is to have fun, acknowledge the contributions of others, and improve Wikipedia. Anyone who does not make constructive edits (for instance, by making hasty, uninformed edits that have to be fixed later) will be banned indefinitely from the leaderboards. As insurance against this, I've created the ability to view the dab-fixing efforts of others (see below).

Results for November

These are the final results for DAB Challenge - November. The top three finalists have earned their place in the Disambiguator Hall of Fame. December's contest is already underway; the new leaderboard will be posted tomorrow.

   1. Nick Number  2872 fixed
   2. Rodw  1836 fixed
   3. ShelfSkewed  900 fixed
   4. ColRad85  483 fixed
   5. Young Lecturer  310 fixed
   6. Egsan Bacon  155 fixed
   7. R'n'B  136 fixed
   8. Natg 19  95 fixed
   9. AukusRuckus  55 fixed
  10. The Banner  43 fixed
  11. Cnwilliams  37 fixed
  12. BD2412  33 fixed
  13. Leschnei  22 fixed
  14. StAnselm  22 fixed
  15. Doug butler  18 fixed
  16. GoingBatty  17 fixed

The List for December

On the first of every month, a new list of disambiguation pages with links is generated. Listed below are those disambiguation pages from the eligible list that have 5 or more incoming links. The full list of Challenge links is available at this page. The number of links is updated once daily, so you can see what disambigs are still available. If all links to a disambig are fixed, or if it is no longer a disambig, it will not be displayed.

   1. Lee Jae-sung   245 links
   2. Early Buddhism   89 links
   3. Apostolic Church   73 links
   4. French intervention in Mexico   33 links
   5. Magomed Magomedov (disambiguation)   29 links
   6. Saint Sophia   21 links
   7. Playhouse   16 links
   8. Red-eyed tree frog   14 links
   9. Nuclear energy in Iran   12 links
   10. DoorDash 250   11 links
   11. Vitus   11 links
   12. Geometric realization   10 links
   13. Orthodox Church   9 links
   14. Al-Fajr   8 links
   15. Fazal ur Rahman   8 links
   16. Felipe   8 links
   17. Liben   8 links
   18. San Vito   7 links
   19. Banco Popular   6 links
   20. DZRV   6 links
   21. IBM 370   6 links
   22. Independent   6 links
   23. Aduthurai   5 links
   24. Carlos Alberto   5 links
   25. Saturation   5 links
   26. Voodoo   5 links
   27. Wish (disambiguation)   5 links

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