User talk:86.52.101.203

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Happy editing! FoCuS contribs; talk to me! 23:07, 15 June 2016 (UTC)

Nebra sky disc and self-published books[edit]

Please don't use self-published books as sources. You also need to cite your sources according to WP:CITE. Google urls are not sufficient, we need authors/editors, book title, publisher, publishing date, page number (required for books) and ISBN number. You should be able to do this using the cite template in the menu about the window you edit in. Thanks. Doug Weller talk 20:46, 14 September 2016 (UTC)

Wikipedia and copyright[edit]

Control copyright icon Hello 86.52.101.203, and welcome to Wikipedia. All or some of your addition(s) to Bronze Age have been removed, as it appears to have added copyrighted material without evidence of permission from the copyright holder. While we appreciate your contributing to Wikipedia, there are certain things you must keep in mind about using information from your sources to avoid copyright or plagiarism issues here.

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It's very important that contributors understand and follow these practices, as policy requires that people who persistently do not must be blocked from editing. If you have any questions about this, you are welcome to leave me a message on my talk page. Thank you. — Diannaa 🍁 (talk) 10:26, 20 September 2017 (UTC)

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