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Lives in Grand Prairie,  Texas.

Born in 1976.

Interested in Historical Articles, American Politics, Americana and other general knowledge.

Want to find out more about me? Check my UserBoxes. I also use my userpages to learn what I can and cannot do, trial and error stuff before I screw up an article somewhere. I ask that you do the same, but not on my page, use your own, please.

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To Do[edit]

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Articles Enhanced (Non-Orphan)[edit]

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Articles Planned[edit]

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Other Enhancements[edit]

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Articles that are of Personal Use[edit]


1st Talk Edit:

Talk:List of U.S. government designations for places‎
(December 16, 2007)

1st Article Edit:

List of works by William W. Johnstone‎
(February 1, 2008)

1st Major Article Edit:

108th Cavalry Regiment (United States)‎
(February 5, 2008)

1st Photo Upload (that I didn't screw up):

Image:106th Field Signal Battalion.jpg‎
(February 7, 2008)

1st Article Move:

User:Leobold1/List of Union Army Regiments participating in the Grand Review of the Armies
(March 3, 2008)

1st Template

Template:Six flags of Texas
(March 26, 2008

Tip of the Day[edit]

Tip of the day...

Redirect synonymous topic names

Many topics are naturally referred to by different names. For example, baby and infant mean the same thing. But Wikipedia doesn't have a separate article for each synonym (one article defining babies is enough). Therefore, Wikipedia includes a method for linking synonyms so that they lead to the same article. This is done using redirects.

To create a redirect, start a new page for the synonym and in it put only this:

#REDIRECT [[Target page]]

...where the target page is the name of the article the synonym should lead to. When a user clicks on a link with the synonym, he or she is automatically sent to the [[Target page]].

Here's another example: Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom also appears under the titles Elizabeth II, Queen Elizabeth II, and Elizabeth II of England.

Caveat: do not create redirects when you want to rename a page, because then the history of the page resides at the old title. Use the move tab instead, found at the top of every page, which also moves the history.

Read more: Wikipedia:Redirect

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