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Happy editing! Yashovardhan (talk) 13:01, 20 March 2017 (UTC)

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April 2016[edit]

Welcome to Wikipedia. Although everyone is welcome to contribute constructively to the encyclopedia, your addition of one or more external links to the page João Vale de Almeida has been reverted.
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People working for the European Commission...[edit]

as you seem to do ( should not, I repeat, not, promote racist fringe theories. Things like these get rapidly out of hand. --Edelseider (talk) 10:35, 29 April 2016 (UTC)

March 2017[edit]

Information icon Hello. Thank you for your contributions to Wikipedia. I noticed that a recent edit of yours to the page Åbo Bloodbath has an edit summary that appears to be inaccurate or inappropriate. The summaries are helpful to people browsing an article's history, so it is important that you use edit summaries that accurately tell other editors what you did. Feel free to use the sandbox to make test edits. The edit seemed to remove a category and add it to another where both categories seemed relevant. Please add a new category instead of changing a present one. Thank You! Yashovardhan (talk) 13:06, 20 March 2017 (UTC)

Information icon Hello. This is a message to let you know that one or more of your recent contributions, such as the edit you made to Linköping Bloodbath, did not appear constructive and has been reverted. Please take some time to familiarise yourself with our policies and guidelines. You can find information about these at our welcome page which also provides further information about contributing constructively to this encyclopedia. If you only meant to make test edits, please use the sandbox for that. If you think I made a mistake, or if you have any questions, you may leave a message on my talk page. Please consider adding a new category seperately instead of modifying one already established. Thank you! Yashovardhan (talk) 13:11, 20 March 2017 (UTC)

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I discovered the undo on Linköping Bloodbath, and explained to Yashovardhan Dhanania on the talk page why it was appropriate and the undo was not. It's been redone, and my apologies for the trouble.
After seeing it here, I fixed the Åbo Bloodbath one, too.) I don't know what the complaint about the edit summary was about; "tweak categories" is fine. I suppose "make categories more specific" would have been even better, but it's hardly necessary. The edit made a minor revision to the categories, and the edit summary reflected that. Thank you! (talk) 15:45, 20 March 2017 (UTC)
Thank you very much for fixing up the mess I created. I really should have looked into the matter more clearly! I apologise again to both of you. Thanks a lot! Yashovardhan (talk) 15:57, 20 March 2017 (UTC)

Managing a conflict of interest[edit]

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