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It is *not* good style to put "sic" after every quote!
"sic" exists to explain distracting stuff in verbatim quotations. All other uses of it *create* an unnecessary distraction for the reader.
See WP:MOS#Original wording
Btw: wp-de has a standing policy to hide <!-- (sic) --> in the markup.


(stuff I never remember when I need it)

#REDIRECT [[WalkThisWay]]
For the other use of the word, see This Article (here).
is generated by entering:
{{For|the other use of the word|This Article (here)}}
For the radio show, see Mooney (radio programme). For the aircraft manufacturer, see Mooney Aviation Company.
is generated by entering:
{{about|the radio show|Mooney (radio programme)|the aircraft manufacturer|Mooney Aviation Company}}
"Above all, do not pipe the link. Show the entire linked article title as is."
<tt><nowiki> Put it Here </nowiki></tt>
Now try and figure out the wikisource for that line without looking! :-)
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If you know a better way to transfer text blocks to a talkpage let me know!

Linking to a Category
Just put a colon at the front of the link
[[:Category:Siouan languages]] --> Category:Siouan languages
Thanks to User:Kwamikagami for pointing this out!
Reference Decluttering
Footnotes belong at the foot of the document - and that goes for markup source as well!
This is how it's done:
Some Fact.<ref name="Ref One"/>
And then at the bottom the == References == section:
<ref name="Ref One">
{{cite web
  | url ='
  | title = Whatever It's Called
  | last =
  | first =
  | date =
  | website =
  | publisher =
  | accessdate =
Consult Wikipedia:Citing_sources#Avoiding_clutter for further details.
Geohack / Coord

"dim": viewing diameter (for a sane zoom level). Default in m

Yes check.svg Done
Uploading an Image
Wikipedia:File Upload Wizard
Or just add the object
[[File:Some Picture's Name.jpg|thumb|left|250px|alt=Some Picture's Hover Text. | Text below the Picture.]]
and follow the links.
SUL-Info for "BjKa"
Dead Link
{{Dead link|date=January 2014|User:BjKa}}
Clarification needed
See Wikipedia:Please_clarify. tl;dr: {{what}}

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