User talk:Rick Jelliffe

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Hi Rick,

welcome to Wikipedia :). Not everyone gets that loud feedback when joining Wikipedia to improve articles (on the other hand, there are people in this wiki who are doing such lovely work that one couldn't be loud enough to applaud them). I am quite confident that there are a lot of people around who will be offering their help in the policy jungle and style advises and explaining all the aspects of Wikipedia. Simply ask and someone will answer. I would love to hear from your experiences in Wikipedia after those days of work are over. -- Mathias Schindler 21:22, 23 January 2007 (UTC)

Welcome[edit]

Hello, Rick Jelliffe, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are some pages that you might find helpful:

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Advice[edit]

Citing reliable sources when adding statements to articles, and demanding citations for uncited controversial claims, that's the key. With proper citations an article about Nazi UFOs can survive a deletion attempt. Gazpacho 09:19, 25 January 2007 (UTC)

ThanksRick Jelliffe 03:13, 29 January 2007 (UTC)

The lighter side of Wikipedia[edit]

Wikipedia:No climbing the Reichstag dressed as Spider-Man might help you to understand Wikipedia culture. WAS 4.250 18:48, 28 January 2007 (UTC)

ThanksRick Jelliffe 03:14, 29 January 2007 (UTC)

Rick Jelliffe[edit]

There were still some assertions in that article that seemed out of line with the available sources. For example, that you were asked to edit articles about "Microsoft products." I've edited it further. Gazpacho 22:54, 28 January 2007 (UTC)

Insight[edit]

For additional insight into wikipedia dynamics and passions read this Wikipedia mail message. Some people are willing to devotes hours a day to pokeman - others to diacritics. The questions used to further each side's arguments are very typical of Wikipedia debates. People will carry on about the most minute things you can imagine, and at the end of it all, many times, we have an article with an astounding level of detail and sources. Then again sometimes one side just gets angry and carries on in a way that forces us to block them. WAS 4.250 15:47, 3 February 2007 (UTC)

Contributions of Rick Jelliffe[edit]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/Rick_Jelliffe —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Npettiaux (talkcontribs) 19:56, 13 May 2007 (UTC).

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Q&A[edit]

Hi Rick. I blog for SocialFresh on paid COI editing on Wikipedia. You may have seen there is some discussion on whether it is a reliable source for Wikipedia per se, but I did want to see if you were interested in doing a Q&A for the blog. I saw your comment on the COI Editing article and figured it was about time someone get all the facts out.(sort of like I did here)

User:King4057 (COI Disclosure on User Page) 17:36, 4 April 2012 (UTC)

The blog post is up here and I've shared it on the Conflict of interest editing on Wikipedia page as a potential source to balance your section with your point of view. User:King4057 16:06, 4 June 2012 (UTC)

Invitation[edit]

Hello! As there is a Wikipedia article about you, you are cordially invited to contribute a short audio recoding of your spoken voice, so that our readers may know what you sound like and how you pronounce your name. Details of how to do so, and examples, are at Wikipedia:Voice intro project. Please feel free to ask for help or clarification on the project talk page, or my talk page. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 17:06, 19 August 2013 (UTC)