User talk:96.242.71.27

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Thank you for helping out with citations at Christmas worldwide!

-- Joren (talk) 20:33, 17 January 2011 (UTC)

Self-published sources[edit]

Hi. I wanted to explain that some of your citations on Christmas worldwide got rejected because of Wikipedia's guidelines on self-published sources. If you follow the link, you will see that Wikipedia discourages the use of self-published sources such as blogs, forum posts, personal homepages and the like because they are easy to publish but hard to verify. Exceptions can be made for someone who is a recognized authority in the article's subject area, but it is preferred that sources be published by someone other than the author (e.g. books, news, research journals). Thanks for your understanding!

-- Joren (talk) 02:51, 23 January 2011 (UTC)

Hello 96.242.71.27! I've been advised to discuss this with you on your user talk page so here's my 2 scents worth. What Joren said is correct and this + WP:WWIN is why the external links you've been adding have been removed every time. For you to continue to add the links BACK to the article is considered disruptive (see WP:3RR and WP:EW). I strongly urge you not to add the same or similar links to the article again because doing so is grounds for you to be blocked from editing. It's not personal, it's the policy here. This lousy T-shirt (talk) 21:36, 23 January 2011 (UTC)

January 2011[edit]

This is your last warning; the next time you insert a spam link, as you did at Christmas worldwide, you may be blocked from editing without further notice. Persistent spammers may have their websites blacklisted, preventing anyone from linking to them from all Wikimedia sites as well as potentially being penalized by search engines. This lousy T-shirt (talk) 16:22, 28 January 2011 (UTC)

If this is a shared IP address, and you didn't make the edit, consider creating an account for yourself so you can avoid further irrelevant notices.