User talk:Saltlakejohn

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Welcome[edit]

Welcome!

Hello, Saltlakejohn, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions, especially what you did for RMS Queen Elizabeth. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are some pages that you might find helpful:

I hope you enjoy editing here and being a Wikipedian! Please sign your messages on discussion pages using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically insert your username and the date. If you need help, check out Wikipedia:Questions, ask me on my talk page, or ask your question on this page and then place {{helpme}} before the question. Again, welcome! SchuminWeb (Talk) 00:49, 25 September 2010 (UTC)

If you put something, anything,[edit]

on your user page, then your name will appear in blue rather than red after you edit and you will gain 37% more credibility from other editors. Einar aka Carptrash (talk) 15:45, 25 September 2010 (UTC)

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Thank you for your understanding and happy editing :) Editing on behalf of User:Jarry1250, LivingBot (talk) 16:52, 15 March 2011 (UTC)


The FOUC compulsion[edit]

Greetings, SaltLakeJohn!
Thank you for your suggestions on the Flash of Unstyled Content article talk page e.g. Paul Irish, Steve S.'s blog etc. I will try to work them in, if I can. I'm stopping by today mostly to tell you that somehow, FoUC, or FOUC (?) has become stuck in my working memory. I (like you mentioned about yourself, in the talk page), continue to notice occasional references to it which captivate my interest. So you are NOT the only one! I lol'd when I read your notes on the talk page, with smaller typeface and maybe underlined, written in 2011 perhaps? I will try to ask someone, somewhere about FOUC, and get some ideas for incorporating the FOUC article via WikiLink with another article, as it is an orphan at present, thus vulnerable. And I wouldn't want it to be excised from WP ;o) --FeralOink (talk) 19:21, 24 October 2012 (UTC)