User talk:Deselliers

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Welcome[edit]

Welcome!

Hello, Deselliers, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are some pages that you might find helpful:

I hope you enjoy editing here and being a Wikipedian! Please sign your name on talk pages using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically produce your name and the date. If you need help, check out Wikipedia:Questions, ask me on my talk page, or place {{helpme}} on your talk page and ask your question there. Again, welcome!  - Ahunt (talk) 01:41, 5 December 2008 (UTC)


Thanks, Ahunt. As you may see in my contribution page, I have contributed to Wikipedia for over a year, so I am quite familiar with these recommendations!

Including the first of the five pillars of Wikipedia: "Wikipedia is an encyclopedia incorporating elements of general and specialized encyclopedias, almanacs, and gazetteers...". --Jacques de Selliers (talk) 15:23, 5 December 2008 (UTC)

Aspartame controversy lead[edit]

Hi, you seem to have removed a lot of content, including the lead, from this article. Is there a reason for this? Verbal chat

Negative, Verbal:
* Most of the stuff was moved in the section I created "Origins of the aspartame controversy".
* I did remove two sentence and placed them temporarily in the discussion section 3 removal of section ? in view of finding a better place for it.
Hoping you find the changes adequate, --Jacques de Selliers (talk) 14:22, 8 December 2008 (UTC)

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Italics on genus names[edit]

Recently you added wikilinks to Nosema and Varroa on the page Imidacloprid effects on bees. Thanks for doing that, it's very helpful! I wanted to let you know that at the same time you removed the double-single-quotes, which are needed to make the genus names appear correctly in italics. – monolemma t – 20:00, 27 April 2012 (UTC)

Thanks, monolemma . Do all genus names have to be in ithalics? --Jacques de Selliers (talk) 10:51, 28 April 2012 (UTC)

Hi Jacques, it is standard both in scientific papers and on Wikipedia to write all genus and species names in italics. Here is a link to the Wikipedia policy: MOS:ITALIC. Also, I moved your comment from my user page to my talk page. – monolemma t – 21:40, 28 April 2012 (UTC)
Thanks, monolemma, this will help improving my future edits. --Jacques de Selliers (talk) 22:10, 28 April 2012 (UTC)

Answer to the question on Torture stake[edit]

I answered your question. DS (talk) 16:54, 26 May 2012 (UTC)

Thanks, DS. I replied to your reply. --Jacques de Selliers (talk) 20:02, 29 May 2012 (UTC)

Response to "How can I see an enlargement of the image in the top-right box?"[edit]

Regarding your question here, I opened a new section on the talk page here. Jesse V. (talk) 17:57, 29 May 2012 (UTC)

Thanks, Jesse V.. --Jacques de Selliers (talk) 20:10, 29 May 2012 (UTC)

Linking[edit]

Will you please read WP:OVERLINK , particularly the bit about one link only. Thanks. Dougweller (talk) 09:46, 9 September 2012 (UTC)

Thanks, Dougweller, it is very interesting! --Jacques de Selliers (talk) 07:50, 26 October 2012 (UTC)

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I did so because the solace page starts with a definition of the word - which I am not familiar with, and I guess I'm not the only one... So is it OK to keep the link as it is? --Jacques de Selliers (talk) 07:49, 26 October 2012 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Dead-end infection[edit]

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No real context in the article to establish notability. Comment by the article creator that they are no even sure they are right in creating this article. Would be better being mentioned in Infection in the same way Dead-end host is mentioned in Host.

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