User talk:Fshepinc

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Welcome from Redwolf24[edit]

Welcome!

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Redwolf24 (Talk) 22:27, 2 August 2005 (UTC) The current date and time is 28 July 2015 T 18:44 UTC.

P.S. I like messages :-P

Welcome to WikiProject LGBT studies![edit]

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Hi, Fshepinc, welcome to WikiProject LGBT Studies!

We are a growing community of Wikipedia editors dedicated to identifying, categorizing, and improving articles of interest to the LGBT community. Some points that may be helpful:

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LGBT WikiProject newsletter[edit]

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Notice of Inactivity[edit]

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Intelius[edit]

You have been editing Wikipedia for over three years. And so you're not a noob. Provide references for your contributions or they will be removed. E_dog95' Hi ' 23:12, 29 November 2008 (UTC)

When adding material to Wikipedia articles editors should supply references at that time. It is your responsibility to do so. It is OUR responsibility to remove uncited information. That is what I did. Call me what you will, but I am simply playing by the rules. E_dog95' Hi ' 19:06, 30 November 2008 (UTC)

Intel[edit]

Were you referring to me when you spoke of an editor having worked at Intel (and that could be a conflict of interest)? You are way off track. What is the connection? Where do you get these ideas? E_dog95' Hi ' 19:16, 30 November 2008 (UTC)

I am advising you to be very careful what you say or do on any Wikipedia page. E_dog95' Hi ' 23:13, 30 November 2008 (UTC)

Timing Is Everything[edit]

I should start by apologizing. Yes, my comments were brusque.

About that article. Yea, it has seen its share of vandalism and unreferenced items. That, by the way, is what I work on mostly - adding references to articles. So my experience doing that has shaped the way I contribute content to articles. It's almost never without a citation. That's why I barked at you initially. But I think it's fair to say that the majority of content contributions by all editors are made without citations being a priority. So that's why I jumped. I'm sorry.

You don't need to remove that statement from the article's talk page. I don't think it hurts anyone by leaving it as is.

So, sorry again for barking. My main goal on any Wikipedia article that I work on is sources. That, again, is mainly why I reverted the item that you placed on Intelius. Let's just watch that article and keep out anything that isn't supported by a reliable source. That's all for now. E_dog95' Hi ' 05:40, 2 December 2008 (UTC)

Emoticons[edit]

There's these... WP:EMOTICON

E_dog95' Hi ' 05:48, 2 December 2008 (UTC)

Sources[edit]

And for citing sources there is this tutorial... WP:CITE

Anything you put between <ref> and </ref> will be displayed as a reference wherever the <references/> tag or the {{reflist}} tag are. The reflist tag is usually placed in the "references" section, but can be placed anywhere in the article. I usually put one in an article temporarily (and often forget it) during my improvements to references.

So you could do something like: <ref>I like cottage cheese</ref> [1]

  • {{reflist}}
  1. ^ I like cottage cheese

Also, for making really nice and standard refs use the templates at WP:TEMP. It's as easy as placing the template inside the <ref> and </ref>. Hope that helps. E_dog95' Hi ' 05:58, 2 December 2008 (UTC)

WikiProject LGBT studies Newsletter (June 2009)[edit]

  • Newsletter delivery by xenobot 17:24, 24 June 2009 (UTC)

Unreferenced BLPs[edit]

Information.svg Hello Fshepinc! Thank you for your contributions. I am a bot alerting you that 1 of the articles that you created is tagged as an Unreferenced Biography of a Living Person. The biographies of living persons policy requires that all personal or potentially controversial information be sourced. In addition, to ensure verifiability, all biographies should be based on reliable sources. If you were to bring this article up to standards, it would greatly help us with the current 2,985 article backlog. Once the article is adequately referenced, please remove the {{unreferencedBLP}} tag. Here is the article:

  1. Arthur Alphin - Find sources: "Arthur Alphin" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · highbeam · JSTOR · free images · wikipedia library

Thanks!--DASHBot (talk) 08:32, 25 January 2010 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Andrew Levitas[edit]

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Speedy deletion nomination of Jack Eric Williams[edit]

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I fail to see why a speedy deletion is appropriate here. Jack Eric Williams was a noted performer and a successful, award-winning composer. As such he merits inclusion. Several existing Wikipedia articles had existing links to his name. His work has been commercially recorded, and continues to be performed. He is listed in notable biographical sites such as the internet Movie Database and the Internet Broadway Database.

Proposed deletion of Jack Eric Williams[edit]

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The article Jack Eric Williams has been proposed for deletion because of the following concern:

Non-notable individual lacking references.

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Please consider improving the article to address the issues raised. Removing {{proposed deletion/dated}} will stop the proposed deletion process, but other deletion processes exist. In particular, the speedy deletion process can result in deletion without discussion, and articles for deletion allows discussion to reach consensus for deletion. reddogsix (talk) 22:31, 23 October 2011 (UTC)

October 2012[edit]

Thank you for your contributions. Please remember to mark your edits, such as your recent edits to Harry Potter, as "minor" only if they truly are minor edits. In accordance with Help:Minor edit, a minor edit is one that the editor believes requires no review and could never be the subject of a dispute. Minor edits consist of things such as typographical corrections, formatting changes, or rearrangement of text without modification of content. Additionally, the reversion of clear-cut vandalism and test edits may be labeled "minor". Thank you. — UncleBubba T @ C ) 02:02, 20 October 2012 (UTC)

Nomination of Chris Alexander for deletion[edit]

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Wiki Loves Pride 2014[edit]

Hi Fshepinc. In case you are not aware, there is an upcoming campaign to improve coverage of LGBT-related topics on Wikipedia, culminating with an international edit-a-thon on June 21. See Wiki Loves Pride 2014 for more information. If you are interested, you might consider creating a page for a major city (or cities!) near you, with a list of LGBT-related articles that need to be created or improved. This would be a tremendous help to Wikipedia and coverage of LGBT culture and history. Thanks for your consideration, and please let me know if you have any questions! --Another Believer (Talk) 16:29, 9 May 2014 (UTC)

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