User talk:86.152.98.159

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April 2014[edit]

Information icon Welcome to Wikipedia. I have noticed that some of your recent genre changes, such as the one you made to The xx, have conflicted with our neutral point of view and verifiability policies. While we invite all users to contribute constructively to Wikipedia, we urge all editors to provide reliable sources for edits made. When others disagree, we recommend you seek consensus for certain edits by discussing the matter on the article's talk page. Thank you. Spike Wilbury (talk) 11:26, 26 April 2014 (UTC)

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I'm sorry! 86.152.98.159 (talk) 11:27, 26 April 2014 (UTC)

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Information icon Hello, I'm McGeddon. I noticed that you made a comment on the page Talk:Peep and the Big Wide World that didn't seem very civil, so it has been removed. Wikipedia needs people like you and me to collaborate, so it's one of our core principles to interact with one another in a polite and respectful manner. If you have any questions, you can leave me a message on my talk page. Thank you. McGeddon (talk) 19:49, 26 April 2014 (UTC)

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Information icon Please refrain from changing genres without providing a source and without establishing a consensus on the article's talk page first. Genre changes to suit your own point of view are considered disruptive. Thank you. Walter Görlitz (talk) 21:10, 26 April 2014 (UTC)

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Warning icon Please stop your disruptive editing. If you continue to change genres without discussion or sources, as you did at We're New Here, you may be blocked from editing. Dan56 (talk) 19:06, 27 April 2014 (UTC)

I haven't done anything! I'm sorry 86.152.98.159 (talk) 19:18, 27 April 2014 (UTC)

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I think the reason FilmandTVfan undid your edits to Peep and the Big Wide World is because you didn't properly explain why you made the edits initially. To prevent this in the future, try to always include a descriptive edit summary that explains what you changed in your edit and why that change was necessary. The edit summary appears in the edit history of the page. The edit summary is especially useful for potentially controversial changes. However, it is very important that you do not repeatedly undo another user's edits in an attempt to preserve your own preferred version of a page. Doing so is called edit warring, and it is considered disruptive behavior. Instead, if another user reverts your edits, make a polite response on the talk page, explaining why you made the edit, and why you think the edit was necessary. I don't think FilmandTVFan was trying to do harm to the article; rather, I think they were just confused why you made the change you did. The confusion exacerbates when you add messages that say "DO NOT EDIT THIS" in all caps. That's a rather meaningless directive, as Wikipedia identifies itself as the encyclopedia anyone can edit. I hope this helps you understand why your edits were reverted.

Now, as for the content, I have already removed the unsourced creators. According to Wikipedia's verifiability policy, content that is unsourced may be challenged and removed at any time, and it is the burden of the user who adds unsourced content to provide verification of the content in question. If any editor, including FilmandTVFan, is able to provide sources that prove the creators were actually creators, they may then reinsert the information. If the information is unverifiable, meaning that one cannot find any sources showing the information in question is true, we are obligated by the verifiability policy to remove it from the article.

I hope these explanations have satisfied you. If you are interested in becoming a regular contributor to Wikipedia, I suggest creating an account, as it gives you lots of editing benefits. Best, Mz7 (talk) 21:32, 27 April 2014 (UTC)