User talk:JohnElder

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Hello, JohnElder, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are a few good links for newcomers:

I hope you enjoy editing here and being a Wikipedian! Please sign your name on talk pages using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically produce your name and the date. If you need help, check out Wikipedia:Where to ask a question, ask me on my talk page, or place {{helpme}} on your talk page and someone will show up shortly to answer your questions. Again, welcome!  Kingturtle 07:09, 5 Jun 2005 (UTC)


Hi John, As I mention on the Python talk page, I was really only looking at the grammar of your Wiki link to Pilgrim's book. But the little kerfuffle piqued my interest, and I found your actual entry via your user page (under /temp). So two things:

  1. You originally wrote the review for Amazon, right? Are you sure Amazon doesn't assert copyright on reviews posted there? Sounds sleazy to do so, but I seem to remember something along those lines. If so, just writing it might not be enough to release it to WP.
  2. If you feel like writing a WP entry on my book (also linked to in the references), I'd be more than happy to tell the publisher to send you a reviewer copy. Like Mark's book, mine is free-as-in-beer in the electronic version, but available for money on paper. Lulu of the Lotus-Eaters 12:51, 2005 Jun 8 (UTC)

Emma Goldmann[edit]

Thank you for for trapping my oversight and drawing it to my attention. The fault was entirely mine. I did check the wikisource page, but my attention must have wandered.—Theo (Talk) 1 July 2005 10:41 (UTC)

  • Theo, thanks for the reply - you'll inspire me to do better with my conversation with others here! John Elder 2 July 2005 09:35 (UTC)

Dive Into Python[edit]

Hi, I edited the page you created, I hope you don't mind. Wow your profile is crazy how can you have so much energy to do so much! Looks like you're pretty active. I personally like Art Bell and his show but I know it's all crazy nonsense that's still fun to listen too. Anyways, I like Python too.(Bjorn Tipling 06:35, 30 December 2006 (UTC))

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July 2012 Study of authors of health-related Wikipedia pages[edit]

Dear Author/JohnElder

My name is Nuša Farič and I am a Health Psychology MSc student at the University College London (UCL). I am currently running a quantitative study entitled Who edits health-related Wikipedia pages and why? I am interested in the editorial experience of people who edit health-related Wikipedia pages. I am interested to learn more about the authors of health-related pages on Wikipedia and what motivations they have for doing so. I am currently contacting the authors of randomly selected articles and I noticed that someone at this address recently edited an article on Avascular Necrosis. I would like to ask you a few questions about you and your experience of editing the above mentioned article and or other health-related articles. If you would like more information about the project, please visit my user page ( and if interested, please reply via my talk page or e-mail me on Also, others interested in the study may contact me! If I do not hear back from you I will not contact this account again. Thank you very much in advance. Hydra Rain (talk) 18:42, 16 July 2012 (UTC)

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