User talk:Jesswest

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Welcome! My name is Manishearth, and I'm one of the online ambassadors, a group of experienced Wikipedians who offer mentorship to newcomers. You don't need to read anything; you can just jump right in and try to improve Wikipedia. If you need help, you can talk with us right now, or can leave me a message on my user talk page. Have fun! ManishEarthTalkStalk08:55, 10 February 2011 (UTC)

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I just saw your article. Nice start!Delviniot (talk) 01:51, 12 April 2011 (UTC)


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Congratulations, Jess! The Original Barnstar was the first award created on Wikipedia. Please accept this award on behalf of the Wikipedia community, in recognition of the creation of your first article, Human trafficking in Eastern Europe. Great work! Cind.amuse 01:38, 13 April 2011 (UTC)

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Wanted to check in. Did you intend to add the Novels Wikiproject to the article overview on the talk page? I want to make sure before I remove it. Generally, this is something that a vandal adds to a human trafficking article, as a way of asserting that human trafficking concerns are based on fiction. Let me know. Hope all is well. Cind.amuse 13:22, 24 April 2011 (UTC)

  • Hi Cindamuse! I did not mean to add that. :) I copied that banner off the human trafficking page so that my class page for the PPI would be linked to it and I guess it came with. Please feel free to remove it. I am doing well. I added some more content to the page and tonight is the deadline for final content so I will be adding more information this afternoon. Please check back in a day or two and provide any feedback or suggestions if you see fit. I do have a question though, some of my classmates have an article feedback pilot box at the end of their articles and I noticed it was on the main human trafficking page too. Is this something associated with the Public Policy Initiative? Should I include it on my page too? Thank you for your help! And thank you for the award!!Jesswest (talk) 16:00, 24 April 2011 (UTC)
    • Sure, go ahead and add the feedback box to the article. We're trying to make sure they are added to the new articles. It's a new trial attempt at standardizing assessment of the articles. Not sure if it's working yet, but it's worth a try. Cind.amuse 16:20, 24 April 2011 (UTC)

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