User talk:Karenthewriter

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{{helpme}} I have just spend four hours expanding the article "Keystone View Company". I saved the article, but only the first two sentences are shown. Since I don't have internet at home, and today was my once-a-month chance to have unlimited time on the internet this has me close to tears.

I thought that I'll just bite the bullet and start again. But when I clicked Edit This Page (I believe that's the correct button name) there was the entire article. Once again I clicked Save Page, but there was still only the first line or two.

I spent weeks writing the article, and I tried to be so careful and do everything correctly. Once a month I do vounteer work at a museum, which is when I have access to the internet all day long. Will everything in the Edit This Page be gone by next month when I will have another chance to put the article up?

Should I put only a couple of sentences on each month? --Karenthewriter (talk) 19:25, 9 August 2008 (UTC)

  • No, you just made a simple mistake. You had <ref>this<ref> instead of <ref>this</ref> when it came to the references. In other words, you forgot to close the tags. I fixed this for you, I think. Ten Pound Hammer and his otters • (Broken clamshellsOtter chirpsHELP) 19:34, 9 August 2008 (UTC)
  • As did I, I think we edit conflicted - I saved my changes and re-merged your TPH, please double check that. The Helpful One (Review) 19:39, 9 August 2008 (UTC)

Thank you both, the article in now there, although I'm not sure what to do about all the problems listed at the top of it. How can I improve the article by adding references when I already have a citation every couple of sentences?

I suppose the "shirt tale article" is because of all the references to the museum, but that's where all my research came from.

Yikes, half way down, all of my citations are sort of "globbed together" instead of being like the earlier ones. Perhaps those still need to be corrected. But it's late, I need to close up the museum, buy some groceries and go home.

Perhaps I can fix things up next month.

--Karenthewriter (talk) 21:27, 9 August 2008 (UTC)

Welcome[edit]

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Signing your contributions[edit]

Full marks to you for using "~~~~" to sign your contributions to talk pages. I see from Special:Contributions/Karenthewriter that you are also trying to sign your edit summaries. This doesn't work! -- John of Reading (talk) 12:47, 7 July 2010 (UTC)

Signing your contributions - sorry, I didn't know that was wrong[edit]

Oh my goodness, John of Reading, I've always signed my edit summaries, I didn't think you were supposed to put "no name" stuff on Wikipedia. Thank you for letting me know this wasn't correct, no one else told me that.

I'm not sure if you are watching this, and will read it. I clicked on you talk page, but didn't think I should be putting anything there. I hope it's OK to sign this, now I'm not sure what to sign and what to leave unsigned. --Karenthewriter (talk) 15:06, 8 July 2010 (UTC)

For edit summaries, the system knows who did which edit, and is careful to display the correct user name against each edit summary. See, for example, the history of this page. So there's never any need to put your name in an edit summary. You are correctly signing your contributions to talk pages like this one - excellent. And you are welcome to add to my talk page if you wish. I'm sorry to have worried you! -- John of Reading (talk) 15:20, 8 July 2010 (UTC)

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Your submission at Articles for creation: Wide Awake (magazine) has been accepted[edit]

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