User talk:Claffey27

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Wikipedia:Sandbox. eaolson (talk) 04:44, 28 March 2009 (UTC)

I am adding the under construction editing logo to assist other people in Wikipedia to understand what is going on.

I have not started a new page from scratch before. I am acting in good faith. Any assistance would be appreciated.

QUESTION: What about citing media sources that are not available on the internet? Newspapers and news stations only put a part of their articles in their on-line pages. Claffey27 (talk) 05:15, 28 March 2009 (UTC)

Please create the article in your userspace or offline (I use Microsoft Word to write my articles because of its spellchecker), then create the article - reserving space is unnecessary.". Does he meet the encyclopedia's notability criteria - what is he noted for?
You can cite offline sources such as newspapers. I find it easier to use templates, e.g. <ref>{{cite news |first=Joe |last=Bloggs |title=How to use citation templates |publisher=''[[The Washington Post]]'' |page=24 |date=4 August 2007}}</ref> produces a reference like:
Let me know if you need any help. I have added a welcome template below with some more helpful links. Somno (talk) 07:22, 28 March 2009 (UTC)

Hello, Claffey27, and Welcome to Wikipedia!

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Happy editing! Somno (talk) 07:22, 28 March 2009 (UTC)

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