User talk:SpareSimian

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Hello, SpareSimian, 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:

Please sign your name on talk pages using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically produce your name and the date. If you need help, check out Wikipedia:Questions, ask me on my talk page, or place {{helpme}} on your talk page and ask your question there. Again, welcome! dave souza, talk 20:26, 6 June 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for the idea at Talk:Turret about turrets for lenses etc. While the concept seems closer to military turrets, a section could be added to the Turret article, or it could be a new article with a link in italics at the top of that page and the gun turret page. The thing to do is to find a source or sources that comply with WP:A and WP:RS, and write a concise summary as the article. Feel free to contact me if you want any guidance, hope you enjoy adding this to Wikipedia, ... dave souza, talk 20:26, 6 June 2007 (UTC)

NPOV phrasing[edit]

I'm just skimming the article and have no opinion on content. But this phrase appears to violate WP:NPOV: "It is a sad fact that Dr. Frederik Mohs, who has selflessly devoted his life to teaching the method for free, is being accused of commercialism." -- SpareSimian (talk) 23:54, 17 February 2009 (UTC)

But isn't that what the talk page is for? To discuss such issues and conflicts, so that we can focus on the content of the article? You are reading a discussion, and not the content of the article, so I do not understand why the NPOV is noted in this case?--Northerncedar (talk) 01:12, 18 February 2009 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Richard D. Evans (American author)[edit]

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Proposed deletion of TINKEBELL[edit]

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