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Your request on my page
Hi, N0n3up! Welcome to Wikipedia. How can I help you? I notice that you're currently edit warring with User:BilCat on Americans with regard to the religion/ethnicity of Einstein. Is that what you're worried about?
I have to say, I don't quite understand your view there. Your note on the article talkpage is very short and general, and you don't offer any sources for what you say. Considering that the article Albert Einstein contradicts your claim that Einstein was a Jew "religiously", you really need to offer some evidence for your view. I note from Albert Einstein that Albert's parents were non-observant Jews, that he went to a Catholic elementary school, and that he's in the category Category:Jewish agnostics (plus various other kinds of agnostics). What's your basis for saying he was a Jew "religiously"? Did you notice that BilCat referred you, in an edit summary, to "his bio article" (i.e. Albert Einstein) and sources there? (N.b., please don't edit war.) Bishonen | talk 13:14, 30 September 2013 (UTC).
Teahouse talkback: you've got messages!
Michelangelo requested to be buried in "his beloved city of Florence". Can I ask you why you changed a referenced statement that was quite specific to a generalised statement? I don't think it had anything to do with his "birthplace". It had to do with his love and loyalty for the city where he was educated as an artist. Amandajm (talk) 00:44, 14 March 2014 (UTC)
- Your change to the article seems to be quite arbitrary, and I cannot understand why you made it, or why you imagined that what was stated in the article might be erroneous, since it was referenced, and since it was so very obviously correct, from the context of the article itself!
- There is a whole section in the article about Michelangelo's apprenticeship in Florence.
- There are three sections in the article in which the city name '"Florence" is given.
- There is a sentence in the article that states: "A siege of the city ensued, and Michelangelo went to the aid of his beloved Florence by working on the city's fortifications from 1528 to 1529. "
- So why would anyone who had actually read the article, imagine that the region of Tuscany (which includes the rival city Siena, among others) be what was meant, instead of "Florence"?
- The source is Coughlan. The page number is given. The exact words, as written by Coughlan are "As he wanted, his body was taken home to Florence". Coughlan's source is Vasari.
- Please don't make changes like this unless you really know the subject, know that what you are reading is wrong, and can reference the change you have made. You can do a lot of damage to an article by stuffing up referenced material. If your change is slight, you allow the reference to remain, and the person who watches the article doesn't have detailed knowledge and presumes your change has been sourced, then you have lost an accurate fact, in favour of an inaccurate one.
- Amandajm (talk) 11:43, 14 March 2014 (UTC)
Reference Errors on 27 July
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Hello, I'm Cyphoidbomb. I noticed that you made a change to an article, Chowder (TV series), but you didn't provide a reliable source. It's been removed and archived in the page history for now, but if you'd like to include a citation and re-add it, please do so! If you need guidance on referencing, please see the referencing for beginners tutorial, or if you think I made a mistake, you can leave me a message on my talk page.
Wikipedia is pretty clear about how it treats contributed information. If information comes from reliable sources, it is typically acceptable, assuming that the content isn't trivial. Though your edits were intended in good faith, you have submitted improperly sourced claims about what sort of creature the title character in Chowder is. Though you have resubmitted the content in this edit, and though you make some sort of an attempt to explain your sources, both of your sources (TV.com and Wikia.com,) are not acceptable for our purposes on Wikipedia, because both sources rely on user contributions, and have no clear editorial oversight. For this reason, your contribution has been reverted again. Please do not resubmit this content until you can support it with a reliable published source as explained by WP:RS. Thanks. Cyphoidbomb (talk) 04:36, 10 September 2014 (UTC)
- Submitting the content after I explained in significant detail why your contribution is inappropriate to add, is disruptive. If you add the content again without finding a suitable reliable source, it will be considered vandalism. As I have explained to you above and at my talk page, TV.com is not a reliable source because it can be edited by TV.com users. Notice the "Edit" link next to "SHOW SUMMARY" in this link. Sites that allow community submissions are not considered reliable sources: TV.com, Wikia, IMDb, Wikipedia, Answers.com, Yahoo! Answers, blogs, etc. are some examples of sites that do not meet WP:RS Cyphoidbomb (talk) 16:06, 10 September 2014 (UTC)
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KFC in Italy
Excuse me sir, could you explain me excatly what is your problem with KFC in Italy??? As you can see here (http://www.kfc.it/ristoranti-kfc-in-italia), the first KFC restaurant has been opened in Rome on 21st November and a second one will be opened in Turin on 27 November. Can you also explain me why don't you delete the "Sweden" section, country in which KFC is currently not operating and you still delete "Italy" in which KFC is currently operating? I cordially invite you to stop changing the "Italy" section. Thank you. --TeddyDTE (talk) 19:02, 21 November 2014 (UTC)
- I totally agree with his statement. KFC has opened in Rome yesterday as you can see here, or here, or even here and again here. References can be provided even from its italian website KFC Italia. On the other hand, there are no outlets in Sweden opened yet and no official KFC website, but only few articles on the net dating back to February. So, why do you think references of KFC in Sweden (regarding a future event) are more reliable than the ones of an already operating outlet in Italy?–Kingston28 (talk) 10:08, 22 November 2014 (UTC)
No dictionary definition of the "New World" includes Oceania or Australia. If you want to include them in "New World" then please provide appropriate sources. Thank you. --Whattheheyhey (talk) 04:11, 1 December 2014 (UTC)
- Sources stating that the New World is North and South America, or the Western Hemisphere:
- Discussion continues at the article talk page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:New_World#Reference_.2F_Australasia
- --Whattheheyhey (talk) 06:05, 1 December 2014 (UTC)
Hi there. Not sure why you have an issue with the phrase "the United States". The country is always referred to in this way hence you don't say or write "flag of United States", it's "flag of the United States". Please leave the correct English as it is. Thanks. Philg88 ♦talk 07:35, 16 December 2014 (UTC)
You currently appear to be engaged in an edit war. Users are expected to collaborate with others, to avoid editing disruptively, and to try to reach a consensus rather than repeatedly undoing other users' edits once it is known that there is a disagreement.
Please be particularly aware that Wikipedia's policy on edit warring states:
- Edit warring is disruptive regardless of how many reverts you have made.
- Do not edit war even if you believe you are right.
In particular, editors should be aware of the three-revert rule, which says that an editor must not perform more than three reverts on a single page within a 24-hour period. While edit warring on Wikipedia is not acceptable in any amount and can lead to a block, breaking the three-revert rule is very likely to lead to a block. If you find yourself in an editing dispute, use the article's talk page to discuss controversial changes; work towards a version that represents consensus among editors. You can post a request for help at an appropriate noticeboard or seek dispute resolution. In some cases it may be appropriate to request temporary page protection. ...Modernist (talk) 00:23, 8 January 2015 (UTC)
Edit warring, Vincent Van Gogh
Your recent editing history at Vincent van Gogh shows that you are currently engaged in an edit war. Being involved in an edit war can result in your being blocked from editing—especially if you violate the three-revert rule, which states that an editor must not perform more than three reverts on a single page within a 24-hour period. Undoing another editor's work—whether in whole or in part, whether involving the same or different material each time—counts as a revert. Also keep in mind that while violating the three-revert rule often leads to a block, you can still be blocked for edit warring—even if you don't violate the three-revert rule—should your behavior indicate that you intend to continue reverting repeatedly.
To avoid being blocked, instead of reverting please consider using the article's talk page to work toward making a version that represents consensus among editors. See BRD for how this is done. You can post a request for help at a relevant noticeboard or seek dispute resolution. In some cases, you may wish to request temporary page protection. -- Coldcreation (talk) 00:26, 8 January 2015 (UTC)