User talk:Cricetus

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Welcome[edit]

Welcome!

Hello, Cricetus, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are some pages that you might find helpful:

I hope you enjoy editing here and being a Wikipedian! Please sign your messages on discussion pages using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically insert your username and the date. If you need help, check out Wikipedia:Questions, ask me on my talk page, or ask your question on this page and then place {{help me}} before the question. Again, welcome! mgiganteus1 (talk) 22:52, 23 November 2011 (UTC)

Just a small note of appreciation of your very sensible contributions to the "Aquatic Ape Hypothesis" page. Algis Kuliukas (talk) 12:05, 26 February 2012 (UTC)

Do not engage in original research[edit]

Edits like this are inappropriate as they are taking sources, which should be used to verify text with explicit statements, and turning them into examples. In other words, you can use Graham to indicate basic information about the AAH. You can't use it to say that this means support for the AAH comes from doctors because Graham is a doctor. All you can say is that one doctor thinks this, and you can't even say that. You are engaging in original research by using the text as an example rather than to verify what the text says. WLU (t) (c) Wikipedia's rules:simple/complex 23:30, 7 March 2012 (UTC)

What the text said is that "The most explicit supporters of AAH come from fields such as paleontology", which seems a pretty obvious observation given the available literature. But if this is too original for WP, I'd be happy to see it reformulated so that it conforms to WP policy. However, such a stylistic issue should not be solved by eliminating all the RS sources mentioned in that sentence, as you have now done, because that leads to giving the reader no information at all of the fact that several scientists representing different research fields have supported AAH. Cricetus (talk) 13:22, 8 March 2012 (UTC)

Sockpuppetry case[edit]

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