User talk:Fred.Pendleton

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In response to your feedback[edit]

You might be able to search for your interest areas using Google --- add 'site:wikipedia.org' without the apostrophes to limit the results.

Ariconte (talk) (Email me) 02:12, 24 January 2012 (UTC)

 

In response to your feedback[edit]

The short answer is: Yes. Inline references to support the text of an article give source information and prove the text is not 'Original Research' (see WP:OR). External links are of limited use ... see WP:EL.

Ariconte (talk) 05:28, 30 January 2012 (UTC)

 

Invitation to tea[edit]

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Hello! Fred.Pendleton, you are invited to join other new editors and friendly hosts in the Teahouse. An awesome place to meet people, ask questions and learn more about Wikipedia. Please join us! Charles (talk) 09:31, 8 March 2012 (UTC)
Hi Fred! So glad you stopped by the Teahouse, welcome! Looks like, based on your profile, you'll be a great Wikipedian =) Stop by the Teahouse to lend a hand or ask a question anytime. See you there! Sarah (talk) 21:21, 8 March 2012 (UTC)

Talkback[edit]

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Hello, Fred.Pendleton. You have new messages at Wikipedia:Teahouse/Questions#Linking_to_orphan_articles.
Message added 22:50, 11 March 2012 (UTC). You can remove this notice at any time by removing the {{Talkback}} or {{Tb}} template.

An answer has been posted to your question in Teahouse! Tito Dutta (Send me a message) 22:50, 11 March 2012 (UTC)

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A pie for you![edit]

A very beautiful Nectarine Pie.jpg Hi Fred! I wanted to say hi and congratulations on all your awesome edits you are making. Makes me super happy to see a new editor like yourself find your niche so quickly. Feel free to ping us at the Teahouse if you need anything. Enjoy this freshly baked wiki-pie!! Sarah (talk) 05:01, 21 March 2012 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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I, Sarah, hereby award you, Fred, with the Minor Barnstar for your great efforts at de-orphaning articles, among other small but valuable tasks. Thanks so much and keep up the awesome work! Sarah (talk) 21:47, 2 April 2012 (UTC)

De-orphaning and wikilinking[edit]

Hello Fred Pendleton. Thanks for your efforts at de-orphaning articles. However when doing so, please take care to ensure that articles that you are wikilinking do actually have a connection in real life. Things having the same name is not an assurance of this. For example, I have had to remove all the links you added in order to de-orphanise Abbott Street, as the article subjects have no real-life connection and the linking would merely have baffled readers. Thanks. PaleCloudedWhite (talk) 07:02, 10 May 2012 (UTC)

Thanks for the help, PaleCloudedWhite. I should've taken into account that "Abbott Street" can point to a number of places. In any case, thanks for the feedback, and I won't make the same mistake again. Cheers! Fred.Pendleton (talk) 01:53, 18 May 2012 (UTC)

Referencing Articles[edit]

I've noticed you added a lot of references to articles recently besides de-orphaning them, so I thought you might like to join our wikiproject! Just one quick note: make sure your references are reliable and are not based off of Wikipedia. There are a lot of websites out there that copy articles from Wikipedia, but we can't cite those. That's why I had to remove your reference to James A.C. Brown because the Trueknowledge website cites Wikipedia as a source. Otherwise, keep up the good work! Altamel (talk) 01:40, 10 August 2012 (UTC)

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