User talk:Damefrank

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November 2009[edit]

Information.png Welcome to Wikipedia. One or more of the external links you added in this edit to the page Phonetic dictionary do not comply with our guidelines for external links and have been removed. Wikipedia is not a collection of links; nor should it be used for advertising or promotion. You may wish to read the introduction to editing. Thank you. Leuko Talk/Contribs 23:00, 1 November 2009 (UTC)


What is your question?  fetchcomms 21:04, 8 January 2010 (UTC)

{{helpme}} {{helpme}} I am the sole source for reference for this new resource tool. I care to add this under the description.

• Frank, Diane. Gabby's Wordspeller & Phonetic Dictionary, DMFrank Publishing, 2009 ISBN 9780980102512

Thank you!

Hello, see the bottom response. In addition, if you cannot find any other information about the tool other than yourself, it is unlikely that the tool is notable enough.  fetchcomms 21:12, 8 January 2010 (UTC)

Also, the article seems little more than a dictionary definition. Keep in mind that Wikipedia is not a dictionary. Thank you,  fetchcomms 21:15, 8 January 2010 (UTC)


Hello, Damefrank, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions.

I notice that one of the first articles you have edited appears to be dealing with a topic with which you may have a conflict of interest. In other words, you may find it difficult to write about that topic in a neutral and objective way, because you are, work for, or represent, the subject of that article. Your recent contributions may have already been reverted for this very reason.

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I am the sole source of reference for this new reference tool. May I be cited as a reference? I am the creator/author/publisher/distributor. It is listed on How do I tell the world about this if I comment and definition aren't citable? Please advise. Thank you very much!Damefrank (talk) 21:06, 8 January 2010 (UTC)

You cannot cite yourself as a reference, and it is discouraged to cite works of yours as a reference (this is a conflict of interest.  fetchcomms 21:09, 8 January 2010 (UTC)Damefrank (talk) 21:11, 8 January 2010 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Phonetic dictionary[edit]

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