User talk:Jnocook

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Hello, Jnocook! Welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions to this free encyclopedia. If you decide that you need help, check out Getting Help below, ask me on my talk page, or place {{helpme}} on your talk page and ask your question there. Please remember to sign your name on talk pages by clicking Button sig.png or using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically produce your username and the date. Finally, please do your best to always fill in the edit summary field. Below are some useful links to facilitate your involvement. Happy editing! Cmichael (talk) 23:28, 27 October 2009 (UTC)
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January 2010[edit]

Information.png Welcome to Wikipedia. The recent edit you made to James O'Keefe has been reverted, as it introduced negative or controversial biographical material without providing a reliable source for this information. Wikipedia requires that all such material be sourced to address the issue of libel. Thank you. SpikeToronto 08:01, 29 January 2010 (UTC)

February 2010[edit]

Information.png Welcome to Wikipedia. One or more of the external links you added in this edit to the page DeWalt do not comply with our guidelines for external links and have been removed. Wikipedia is not a collection of links; nor should it be used for advertising or promotion. You may wish to read the introduction to editing. Thank you. Uncle Dick (talk) 22:36, 12 February 2010 (UTC)

May 2010[edit]

Information.svg Thank you for your contributions to Wikipedia. When you make a change to an article, please provide an edit summary, which you forgot to do before saving your recent edit to ABC (band). Doing so helps everyone to understand the intention of your edit. It is also helpful to users reading the edit history of the page. Thank you. Trafford09 (talk) 03:11, 7 May 2010 (UTC)

RE: Norman Maclean and Dead Links[edit]

Preventing and repairing dead links[edit]


To help prevent dead links, persistent identifiers are available for some sources. Some journal articles have a digital object identifier (DOI); some online newspapers and blogs, and also Wikipedia, have permalinks that are stable. When permanent links aren't available, consider archiving the referenced document when writing the article; on-demand web archiving services such as WebCite ( are fairly easy to use (see pre-emptive archiving).

Dead links should be repaired or replaced if possible. In most cases one of the following approaches will give an acceptable alternative.

  • First, check the link to confirm that it is dead. The site may have been temporarily down or have changed its linking structure. If the link has returned to service but has been labeled as a dead link, simply remove the labeling. See {{dead link}}.
  • If the document is no longer available at the original website, there may be a copy of the referenced document at a web archiving service. If so, update the citation to include a link to the archived copy of the referenced document.
  • If a good copy of the original document cannot be located, it may be possible to find a substitute. Enter key words or phrases or other content from the cited material into the referenced website's search engine, into a similar website's search engine, or into a general search engine such as Google. (A search engine may hold a cached version of the dead link for a short time, which can help find a substitute.) Or, browse the referenced document's website or similar websites. If you find a new document that can serve as a substitute, update the dead link to refer to the new document.
  • Deactivate the dead link, and keep the citation information if still appropriate to the article. (This may happen, for example, when an online copy of material that originally appeared in print is no longer online.) In the remaining citation, note that the dead link was found to be inactive on today's date. Even with an inactive link, the citation still records a source that was used, and provides a context for understanding archiving delays or for taking other actions. In order to deactivate the dead link, do one of the following.
    • Turn the dead link into plain text. Remove only enough of the dead link's wikitext or markup language or URI scheme (square brackets, "http://", and so on) so that clicking on the link does not take you to its destination. This will make the link visible to both readers and editors of the article.
    • Turn the dead link into an HTML comment. Place HTML comment markup language around the link. This will make the link disappear when reading the article, but will preserve the link for editors of the article.

If a dead link cannot be repaired or replaced, one option to consider is reworking the article section so that it no longer relies on the dead link, though this is not required. Regardless of whether a dead link can or cannot be repaired or replaced, remember that Wikipedia policy (including policy on sources and biographies of living persons) still applies.

> Best O Fortuna (talk) 20:14, 13 June 2010 (UTC)

February 2012[edit]

Please stop your disruptive editing. If you continue to vandalize Wikipedia, as you did at WXCF-FM, you may be blocked from editing. NeutralhomerTalk • 23:30, 1 February 2012 (UTC) 23:30, 1 February 2012 (UTC)

A good answer is advised[edit]

Why did you change a quotation in Heidi Game?--Wehwalt (talk) 16:45, 12 June 2012 (UTC)