User talk:Dewey Finn

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Lists[edit]

Hi -- images are clearly appropriate withing lists. Please see Wikipedia:Manual of Style (lists). They provide all of the benefits that images provide in wikipedia articles. There is no reason to delete them because they are the first added to the list -- better IMHO is to add further appropriate images. If you have further thoughts on this, feel free to reply here -- I will "watch" your talkpage. Best.--Epeefleche (talk) 23:51, 12 February 2011 (UTC)

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"original research?"[edit]

my brother Paul_Charlton_(technologist) has a wikipedia page, The page is in fact a resume, and is biased to the extreme, as far as what material is included, and what material is not. Id recommend, if its your intent to block any 'source' other than what makes him look good, that you should probably just remove the resume. Its not a biography, and has no place then on Wikipedia. Am I being accused of being an unreliable source? Do I need to prove who I am? Did my broher Paul have to prove his identity to post the resume? Was it even him? The libel can work both ways, so take care. (you have nothing to worry about from ME though, but watch out for my brother) He taught me the song "Super Suffocation" while we stood near the back door of our home at 1110 Pinehurst Ct, Charlottesville VA. We had a dog named Rusty, and a cat named Fluffy. My testimony as a first person witness would hold up in court, unless someone were to prove that the testimony was unreliable, by attacking my character Fencelizard (talk) 14:54, 24 November 2014 (UTC)

Please read the Wikipedia page on original research and this essay as well. These pages may help you to understand why your personal recollection is not appropriate in an encyclopedia.Dewey Finn (talk) 15:21, 24 November 2014 (UTC)

Ok, thanks. I did read 'no original research'. If I published the story in a book, I could use that book as a valid source. Ok. Encyclopedia: Its my understanding that this page is "written like a resume", and that wiki desires it to be more "biography like", which in my opinion "biography" differs from "encyclopedia". Id consider myself an excellent source on the subject of my Brother's biography. I can provide insight and details unknown to everyone else, in fact, as well as things that might just be hard to dig up, therefore forever lost to history, if this wiki is intended to be scientific at all. "My brother is a snivelling coward": true. Dont quote me on that, that would be gossip. The fact he is a coward is easy to prove independently, however, by experiment. All that said, really the only reason Im interested in his page is that I have not seen him in over 6 years, and I want to get his attention. Really, I dont even know how many nieces and nephews I have, there is no excuse for that. Hes been married several times, fathered at least one child out of wedlock, etc. I can supply a list of AKA names, but was unsure of the format for entering a dozen or so names (used on various contracts to conceal the paper trail, I reckon) I am an "Expert in the Field" of the early life of James Paulette Charlton, Jr. -John Royce CharltonFencelizard (talk) 16:12, 24 November 2014 (UTC)

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