User talk:Glennconti

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Speedy deletion nomination of StarNamer[edit]

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Your recent edits[edit]

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June 2010[edit]

Information.svg Please refrain from making unconstructive edits to Wikipedia, as you did with this edit to the page Stars named after people. Such edits constitute vandalism and are reverted. Please do not continue to make unconstructive edits to pages; use the sandbox for testing. Thank you. N419BH 15:03, 15 June 2010 (UTC)

Nuvola apps important.svg Please do not add inappropriate external links, as you did with this edit to Stars named after people. If you continue to do so, you will be blocked from editing. N419BH 15:16, 15 June 2010 (UTC)

Creating deletion discussion for Star naming controversy[edit]

AfD Nomination: Star naming controversy[edit]

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June 2010[edit]

Nuvola apps important.svg You currently appear to be engaged in an edit war according to the reverts you have made on Star. Note that the three-revert rule prohibits making more than three reversions on a single page within a 24-hour period. Additionally, users who perform several reversions in content disputes may be blocked for edit warring even if they do not technically violate the three-revert rule. When in dispute with another editor you should first try to discuss controversial changes to work towards wording and content that gains a consensus among editors. Should that prove unsuccessful, you are encouraged to seek dispute resolution, and in some cases it may be appropriate to request page protection. If the edit warring continues, you may be blocked from editing without further notice. TbhotchTalk C. 20:58, 22 June 2010 (UTC)

Please see Talk:Star#Star_name_registration_.22scam.22. Thanks. – Smyth\talk 21:56, 22 June 2010 (UTC)

November 2010[edit]

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You're being discussed by admins at the COI noticeboard[edit]

Please see WP:COIN#Glennconti. You are welcome to add your own comment there. Unfortunately I believe you are on the edge of a block per WP:VANDAL, which refers to the problem with persistent spammers:

Adding or continuing to add external links to non-notable or irrelevant sites (e.g. to advertise one's website) to pages after having been warned is vandalism, or sites that have some relationship to the subject matter, but advertise or promote in the user's interest, or text that promotes one's personal interests.

EdJohnston (talk) 19:14, 3 December 2010 (UTC)

To some of the editors above. If the shoe, fits wear it.[edit]

Please see WP:DONTBITE as a refresher. Thanks. Glennconti (talk) 22:34, 26 January 2011 (UTC)

I don't care anymore[edit]

About this article. --94.246.150.68 (talk) 02:27, 5 February 2011 (UTC)

Well done[edit]

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awarded for an edit which though minor, is an example of restraint and balance, modifying text for accuracy.ElijahBosley (talk ☞) 20:43, 6 February 2011 (UTC)

Malcolm X[edit]

Thank you for getting the ball rolling with respect to expanding the introduction of the article. I hope you agree that the article is improved as a result of your comments. — Malik Shabazz Talk/Stalk 19:51, 2 April 2011 (UTC)

Idea[edit]

Create a mini-project to bring the articles of Neda, Mohamed Bouazizi, Khaled Said, and Hamza Ali Al-Khateeb up to GA/FA status. Possibly expand to include others whose deaths became symbols of war and peace (i.e. Pat Tillman). Would you like to work on something like this? Ocaasi t | c 21:18, 4 June 2011 (UTC)


What text in the ref supports...[edit]

"Children of schizophrenics might try to avoid substance abuse so as not to increase their chances of developing schizophrenia.[1]"--Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 16:06, 1 January 2012 (UTC)

The greatest risk for developing schizophrenia is having a first-degree relative with the disease (risk is 6.5%) and A number of drugs have been associated with the development of schizophrenia, including cannabis, cocaine, and amphetamines.

Glennconti (talk) 16:12, 1 January 2012 (UTC)

Yes agree with both of these statements but the source does not say that recommending limiting drug use is an effective preventative measure and I am sure are readers can make this assumption by reading the causes section.--Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 16:45, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
Is there nothing we can do or statement we can make to give hope and lead the horse to water?Glennconti (talk) 16:48, 1 January 2012 (UTC)
Can you replace your most recent ref with a review article? If you use pubmed there is a tab on the right that will limit your search to review articles.Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 17:17, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
Thank you for finding that review article for me. Your help was sincerely appreciated. Glennconti (talk) 17:38, 4 January 2012 (UTC)

BTW if you take the PMID for the article in question and look just above the edit box when you are in edit mode you will notice a cite tab. Pull this down and enter the PMID and it will properly format your ref for you.Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 20:52, 4 January 2012 (UTC)

With respect to saying that THC causes schizophrenia, some reviews do not feel the evidence is strong enough to make this conclusion. Thus reworded what you added.Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 21:02, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
I am happy with "many". We will see what others think.Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 22:37, 4 January 2012 (UTC)
Please try to use review articles. If you are not sure what they are feel free to drop me a note and I can explain further. Thanks Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 19:58, 6 January 2012 (UTC)

We are happy to have you. There is still room for improvement. It is just that we need to be all on the same page with respect to references. We where all new editors once and are happy to provide guidance. If you use pubmed simply click on the "review" button you see on the right and that will limit your journal search to reviews.Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 20:32, 6 January 2012 (UTC)

References[edit]

Please use high quality references per WP:MEDRS such as review articles or major textbooks. Note that review articles are NOT the same as peer reviewed articles.
Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 15:26, 9 June 2012 (UTC)

My regrets[edit]

Sorry I haven't been over to the article to help out yet. I've been assisting a neuroscience class (see User:Biosthmors/Intro Neuro) lately and that's been taking up nearly all of my editing focus. One good thing is that their final draft is due in about 27 hours, so there won't be as much of a demand for my help after that, though of course I hope all students stick around to improve their articles further. Anyhow, just thought I'd mention that. Best. Biosthmors (talk) 20:54, 27 November 2012 (UTC)

Without even looking at anything, you may have thought I was "policing" when in fact I thought I was using wise editorial judgement. The source I saw said thousands of people would have to quit in order to prevent one case, which AFAIAK has 0 clinical relevance (as the number needed to treat is too high). Biosthmors (talk) 20:57, 27 November 2012 (UTC)

I did take some time to explain my thoughts further with this, but I think any further discussion should be done at Talk:Schizophrenia. Best. Biosthmors (talk) 02:05, 5 December 2012 (UTC)

Discussion over[edit]

Isn't it beautiful? [1] Sometimes I like to just sit and gaze at it. EEng (talk) 23:00, 3 October 2013 (UTC)

Yes it is beautiful. Thanks for doing all the heavy lifting. Glennconti (talk) 00:16, 4 October 2013 (UTC)


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