User talk:Sa publishers

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Conflict of interest spamming[edit]

Hi, Daniel. I am an internationally known expert on a variety of statistical topics. Noting how very out of date your bibliography was for four topics, I added four of my own recent books. Your removal of them leaves your reference list on these topics woefully out of date. I guess I will not be able to list any of my books. IMHO, letting authors list relevant books would serve the interests of Wiki readers. IMHO, they should be removed only if not central to the page topic. Now that you blocked me for trying to help add pertinent bibliography, I guess I will not be making any statistical contributions of any kind. I would just say you need to reexamine the policy here since it is serving readers very poorly, as evidenced by the very outdated bibliography these pages are carrying. Dave Garson Statistical Associates Publishing Sa publishers (talk) 22:54, 20 January 2014 (UTC) Hello, I'm Ohnoitsjamie. I wanted to let you know that I removed an external link you added, because to me it seemed inappropriate for an encyclopedia. If you think I made a mistake, or if you have any questions, you can leave me a message on my talk page, or take a look at our guidelines about links. Thanks, OhNoitsJamie Talk 16:46, 10 August 2012 (UTC)

Your account has been blocked indefinitely from editing Wikipedia because it appears to be mainly intended for publicity and/or promotional purposes. If you intend to edit constructively in other topic areas, you may be granted the right to continue under a change of username. Please read the following carefully.
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Daniel Case (talk) 21:04, 20 January 2014 (UTC)