User talk:McKDandy

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Sorry, I forgot you were new :D. If you need any help, feel free to ask me. —Vanderdeckenξφ 18:31, 25 May 2007 (UTC)


Welcome to the WikiProject Schools assessment team. If you need any help with assessing, please ask. Camaron1 | Chris 18:50, 26 May 2007 (UTC)

Welcome too.... however see my comments about B. Suggest you try a dozen articles and assess them and choose ones that are less than B. Also try to avoid any where you have an interest. Others will be pleased to help with those. Perservere 10/10 for boldness Victuallers 23:37, 26 May 2007 (UTC)

Don't worry if you find this too tricky, but lets say i wanted to get an idea of the french google service[1] then I could do it like this[2] Victuallers 10:52, 27 May 2007 (UTC).

To join with the others, I'd like to welcome you to the team and voice my hope that you enjoy assessing as much as we do and decide to help out on a more long-term basis. And Just to extend Victuallers' example [1] Adam McCormick 20:58, 27 May 2007 (UTC)

My example - You will return?[edit]

I hope we haven't scared you off Victuallers

Youve cracked it!! Well done. 1894 ... well researched. Victuallers 15:51, 29 May 2007 (UTC) Now you need refs on everything Victuallers 15:51, 29 May 2007 (UTC)



Thanks for the note about updates to the articles that you started. I haven't got any special software, I'm just quite familiar with the general format of articles (Wikipedia's Manual of Style) – no offence to you intended. In general, newcomers to Wikipedia usually get a welcome message as below – this gives them somewhere to turn to for help with editing and creating articles. I hope you find it useful. By the way, I'm also a Cantabrigian (started out as a NatSci but opted for CompSci after a year – I still reckon I'm a chemist at heart!). Cheers. -- [[User:MightyW

arrior|MightyWarrior]] 16:03, 29 May 2007 (UTC)


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Space in articles[edit]

Generally, I would recommend that you avoid leaving blank lines in articles. In my browser the article appears set out differently to yours – and someone else could be looking at a different layout from both of ours. I think editors tend to place images down one side or the other to prevent text getting squeezed between two side and so appearing ugly. Another minor point: only the first mention of a term (eg. Henry Reed) should be blue linked; further mentions in the same article should usually not be linked (eg. Henry Reed). Carry on your good work! -- MightyWarrior 10:11, 1 June 2007 (UTC)

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