User talk:Icpdr-pp

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Welcome[edit]

Hi, the Philip Weller article just needs some independent sources, as explained here WP:RS. So if you could find references to Weller in books other than his own, news articles, journals and the like that would help. (I'd also point you to our conflict of interest guidelines, here). There are many articles tagged for improvement in Wikipedia, so if you are unable to add independent sources yourself, then in time someone else may. I think the article is a very good start. Shawn in Montreal (talk) 14:46, 7 February 2011 (UTC)

Hello and thanks for your reply and help; technically, the article quoted here is an independent source: A magazine targeting decision makers in water management in Europe, published by the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River before Philip Weller took office in 2003. I will add suggestions for further references to the discussion page of the article.

Another warm welcome[edit]

Hello, Icpdr-pp, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions.

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Welcome to Wikipedia. Because we have a policy against usernames that give the impression that the account represents a group, organization or website, your account has been blocked; you are welcome to create a new account with a username that represents only you. You should also read our conflict of interest guideline. If your username doesn't represent a group, organization or website, you may appeal this username block by adding the text {{unblock|reason=Your reason here ~~~~}} below this notice. Thank you. Alexf(talk) 21:35, 21 February 2011 (UTC)