User talk:Mcgarymi

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Turtle Creek Chorale - LGBT?[edit]

I'm curious as to why TCC's board of directors does not want TCC to be affilated with the Wikipedia LGBT Studies. Given TCC's very public profile as a gay men's organization (e.g. the recent PBS documentary), this seems an odd decision. Thanks. MusicMen 23:15, 30 March 2007 (UTC)

MusicMen, I apologize for speaking on behalf of the board. The TCC webmaster who is also on the board prefers that the TCC Wikipedia entry be about the subject and asked me to remove the colorful images. We are more than happy to include a link to the Wikipedia LGBT Studies.

The Turtle Creek Chorale is a gay men's chorus. The mission of the TCC is to entertain, educate, unite and uplift the audiences and members through music that is distinguished for its innovation, diversity and artistic excellence. TCC supports the LGBT community in everything it does and encourages participation in the Wikipedia LGBT Studies as far as a category and a link to the studies.

If there are any questions about this, please contact webmaster@turtlecreek.org. Michael T McGary 19:52, 31 March 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for this information. You should add the mission statement to the article :-) 20:42, 31 March 2007 (UTC)
Good idea. Will do! :-) Michael T McGary 21:18, 31 March 2007 (UTC)

Proseline & citation suggestions for TCC article[edit]

Great to see the article growing. Some suggestions for you. Regarding the History section (copied with the webmaster's permission from TCC's website), it is in list-form but acts as proseline. Re-writing it in prose-form is more appropriate. You should also consider adding a reference citation regarding the source in the article itself and not just in the edit summary. Cheers! MusicMen 20:42, 31 March 2007 (UTC)

Welcome to WikiProject LGBT studies![edit]

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Hi, Mcgarymi, welcome to WikiProject LGBT Studies!

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And once again - Welcome!

-- SatyrTN (talk | contribs) 22:51, 31 March 2007 (UTC)

Turtle Creek Chorale[edit]

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Please do not post copyrighted material to Wikipedia without permission from the copyright holder. For legal reasons, we cannot accept copyrighted text or images borrowed from other web sites or printed material, and as a consequence, your addition will most likely be deleted. You may use external websites as a source of information, but not as a source of sentences. Wikipedia takes copyright violations very seriously, and persistent violators will be blocked from editing. Your original contributions are welcome. Jeffpw 23:54, 31 March 2007 (UTC)

While you posted that little note on the article, the website itself says all rights reserved. According to Wikipedia policy, we may not use it. Please see WP:ANI#Plagiarism concerns for the discussion about this.

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