Talk:Maryland Salem Children's Trust

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"Talk: Maryland Salem Children's Trust"[edit]

Hello. I am a little confused about what to do but someone with a user name "I love horses" has offered the suggestion that I come to the talk pages and request an edit on the page for Maryland Salem Children's Trust. I use Wikipedia often but this is the first time I have attempted to edit anything. I am an unpaid board member of this non-profit organization. We are attempting to utilize the web more effectively. While reading up on how to do that it occurred to me to check our Wikipedia page and found that it has very little info and what it has is seriously out-dated. I spent some time trying to create a more accurate and interesting article and made the edit several days ago. Yesterday, I went to the page to attempt to insert several pictures of our campus and saw that the old article was back. Not understanding what happened, I just reverted to my last saved edit. Guess what, it was changed again but this time I noticed that I had a message. "I love horses" had instructed me that she was editing it because I had not followed proper protocol. I don't know what to do but if anyone else does, I sure would appreciate having it taken care of. I'm not sure how anyone who doesn't know the organization could properly write about it but maybe you all understand this better and can figure out what to do. Everything I wrote is from our organizations manuals or website, etc. Thanks for any and all help. And, sorry to "I love horses" for doing things incorrectly. LisasuzLisaSuz (talk) 23:52, 29 March 2017 (UTC)

True, and IMO, your edits should have been TWEAKED or Wikified according to our policies. I think that someone was merely vindictive or hateful in the context of Wikipedia rules, rather than someone working within the spirit of Wikipedia's mission as a global education project. I know the Salem children's Trust and know that your writing is accurate, but what you did not do is CITE sources, nor did you follow Wikipedia format. There IS a rule, sometimes - often - cited that undocumented (uncited) sources may/will be removed. But there ought to be a discussion first - and surely a notation above uncited sources that this is the policy - at least a few days before removal of text. But 'policy' states that repeated 'edit wars' can bar someone from editing. Careful! MaynardClark (talk) 00:04, 30 March 2017 (UTC)