User talk:Chuck.julian

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May 2008[edit]

Information.svg If you have a close connection to some of the people, places or things you have written about in the article Pere Marquette 1225, you may have a conflict of interest. In keeping with Wikipedia's neutral point of view policy, edits where there is a conflict of interest, or where such a conflict might reasonably be inferred from the tone of the edit and the proximity of the editor to the subject, are strongly discouraged. If you have a conflict of interest, you should avoid or exercise great caution when:

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For information on how to contribute to Wikipedia when you have conflict of interest, please see Wikipedia:Business' FAQ. For more details about what constitutes a conflict of interest, please see Wikipedia:Conflict of Interest. Thank you. Also, to avoid potential problems regarding Wikipedia's neutral point of view policy, please add citations to reliable sources that are independent of the subject. Slambo (Speak) 17:46, 21 May 2008 (UTC)

I see you've added your name to the Trains WikiProject participants list. If you take some time to browse through the WikiProject discussion area, you'll see that I'm a frequent contributor there too. We've been working hard to ensure that data on rail transport related articles is fully cited to reliable sources that are independent of the subject and therefore verifiable by independent researchers. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask. Slambo (Speak) 17:55, 21 May 2008 (UTC)