User talk:Ethnographic

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Hello, Ethnographic, 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 {{helpme}} before the question. Again, welcome! --Newsroom hierarchies (talk) 14:12, 18 July 2008 (UTC)

edits to Jay Ruby[edit]

Hi--although I know that your addition of that info to that very short article on Jay Ruby was well intentioned, we can't copy and paste in material from elsewhere (see Wikipedia:CP#Plagiarism_that_does_not_infringe_copyright for more). All contributions have to be originally written and sourced or cited. That said, it would be nice if someone expanded the article, so I hope you'll consider doing that at some point. --Newsroom hierarchies (talk) 14:21, 18 July 2008 (UTC)

Your submission at Articles for creation[edit]

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Thank you for your recent submission to Articles for Creation. Your article submission has been reviewed. Unfortunately, it has not been accepted at this time. Please view your submission to see the comments left by the reviewer. You are welcome to edit the submission to address the issues raised, and resubmit once you feel they have been resolved.

Edit summary - setting up a permanent edit summary reminder[edit]

Regarding your contributions to Wikipedia, your recent edit to Willard Van Dyke does not have an edit summary. Providing one before saving your changes to an article, allows people to fully appreciate the reason for your edit and avoids having to search the revision history.

To prevent accidentally leaving edit summaries blank, you can set up a permanent automatic reminder by selecting "Prompt me when entering a blank edit summary" on the Editing tab of your user preferences, if you have created an account. Cheers.Melbourne3163 (talk) 19:03, 22 May 2013 (UTC)

Possibly unfree File:Photograph of jay ruby.jpg[edit]

A file that you uploaded or altered, File:Photograph of jay ruby.jpg, has been listed at Wikipedia:Possibly unfree files because its copyright status is unclear or disputed. If the file's copyright status cannot be verified, it may be deleted. You may find more information on the file description page. You are welcome to add comments to its entry at the discussion if you object to the listing for any reason. Thank you. – Quadell (talk) 16:44, 29 July 2013 (UTC)

Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Coffee House Positano concern[edit]

Hi there, I'm HasteurBot. I just wanted to let you know that Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Coffee House Positano, a page you created, has not been edited in 6 months. The Articles for Creation space is not an indefinite storage location for content that is not appropriate for articlespace.

If your submission is not edited soon, it could be nominated for deletion. If you would like to attempt to save it, you will need to improve it.

You may request Userfication of the content if it meets requirements.

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Thank you for your attention. HasteurBot (talk) 02:12, 30 October 2013 (UTC)

Your submission at AfC Coffee House Positano was accepted[edit]

Coffee House Positano, which you submitted to Articles for creation, has been created.
The article has been assessed as Start-Class, which is recorded on the article's talk page. You may like to take a look at the grading scheme to see how you can improve the article.

You are more than welcome to continue making quality contributions to Wikipedia. Note that because you are a logged-in user, you can create articles yourself, and don't have to post a request. However, you may continue submitting work to Articles for Creation if you prefer.

Thank you for helping improve Wikipedia!

rybec 00:35, 23 January 2014 (UTC)

January 2014[edit]

Information icon Hello, Ethnographic. We welcome your contributions to Wikipedia, but if you are affiliated with some of the people, places or things you have written about on Wikipedia, you may have a conflict of interest or close connection to the subject.

All editors are required to comply with Wikipedia's neutral point of view content policy. People who are very close to a subject often have a distorted view of it, which may cause them to inadvertently edit in ways that make the article either too flattering or too disparaging. People with a close connection to a subject are not absolutely prohibited from editing about that subject, but they need to be especially careful about ensuring their edits are verified by reliable sources and writing with as little bias as possible.

If you are very close to a subject, here are some ways you can reduce the risk of problems:

  • Avoid or exercise great caution when editing or creating articles related to you, your organization, or its competitors, as well as projects and products they are involved with.
  • Be cautious about deletion discussions. Everyone is welcome to provide information about independent sources in deletion discussions, but avoid advocating for deletion of articles about your competitors.
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  • Exercise great caution so that you do not accidentally breach Wikipedia's content policies.

Please familiarize yourself with relevant content policies and guidelines, especially those pertaining to neutral point of view, verifiability of information, and autobiographies.

For information on how to contribute to Wikipedia when you have a conflict of interest, please see our frequently asked questions for organizations. Thank you. —rybec 09:14, 23 January 2014 (UTC)