User talk:Gxlarson

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Hello, Gxlarson! Welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions to this free encyclopedia. If you decide that you need help, check out Getting Help below, ask me on my talk page, or place {{helpme}} on your talk page and ask your question there. Please remember to sign your name on talk pages by clicking Button sig.png or using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically produce your username and the date. Finally, please do your best to always fill in the edit summary field. Below are some useful links to facilitate your involvement. Happy editing! Sabri76'message 17:08, 30 August 2009 (UTC)
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First edit[edit]

Re: [1] Well done. Do try to make some other edits to learn the ins and outs of Wikipedia, you'll find it useful in the coming weeks. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| talk 22:48, 16 September 2009 (UTC)

I've seen your edit as I indicated above and it's fine. Expanding Pax Mongolica for your future project is a good idea, we can chat more about during our next wiki class. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| talk 20:04, 21 September 2009 (UTC)

Pax Mongolica early plan[edit]

Sounds like a good plan; make sure to add the article to your group at Wikipedia:School_and_university_projects/User:Piotrus/Fall_2009#Articles_edited --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| talk 04:56, 5 October 2009 (UTC)

Hi, I just noted some formal things about your editing. Please don't add empty headers to articles before actually adding the relevant text. The article should look like an article at any time, and not like a construction site. If you want to experiment, then you can create a test page in your user space and transfer the completed content later.
When adding references to your contributions, you might want to use the <ref> tag and the Wikipedia:Citation templates. This will make sure that the references appear in the right section and contain all necessary information, so that the readers can follow and verify them most easily. --Latebird (talk) 08:25, 18 October 2009 (UTC)
Thanks for the advice. Gxlarson (talk) 18:45, 19 October 2009 (UTC)

Good job[edit]

Editing the PM article! Keep it up! --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| talk 20:37, 22 October 2009 (UTC)

Excellent job. Perhaps you can give some advice to your groupmates? --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| talk 18:02, 2 November 2009 (UTC)
Good use of cn templates here, you are actually saving me some work (I'll soon be adding various templates to your drafts). --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| talk 03:45, 3 November 2009 (UTC)

Re:Adding Picture[edit]

Neither of them is free; the second one doesn't seem to even list sources. You could consider using them under fair use - see Wikipedia:Non-free content and Wikipedia:WikiProject Images and Media/Non-free. Fair use images are however less than optimal, as they often tend to be removed. The best solution, assuming you cannot find a good map in Wikimedia Commons, would be to create such a map yourself (or as a group), basing them on existing maps. If you need help with that, check Wikipedia:WikiProject Maps. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| talk 17:39, 21 November 2009 (UTC)

Origins of Term "Pax Mongolica"[edit]

Unfortunately, this kind of a search is a WP:OR and as such, should not be used (but check with the GA reviewer; it is an grayish borderland). Perhaps one of the works that uses the term discusses its origins - that would be appropriate to cite. --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| talk 00:53, 23 November 2009 (UTC)

Re: Organization of the Mongol Empire under Genghis Khan[edit]

Good job! --Piotr Konieczny aka Prokonsul Piotrus| talk 06:25, 11 December 2009 (UTC)