User talk:Metalloid

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Hi Metalloid, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thanks for your contributions to the coolest online encyclopedia I know of =). I sure hope you stick around; we're always in need of more people to create new articles and improve the ones we already have. You'll probably find it easiest to start with a tutorial of how the wikipedia works, and you can test stuff for yourself in the sandbox. When you're contributing, you'll probably find the manual of style to be helpful, and you'll also want to remember a couple important guidelines. First, write from a neutral point of view, second, be bold in editing pages, and third, use wikiquette. Those are probably the most important ones, and you can take a look at some others at the policies and guidelines page. You might also be interested in how to write a great article and possibly adding some images to your articles.

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Again, welcome! It's great to have you. Happy editing! --Spangineer (háblame) 19:21, Jun 13, 2005 (UTC)

You're welcome =). Hope you enjoy your time on wikipedia, and of course, any questions, let me know. --Spangineer (háblame) 22:29, Jun 13, 2005 (UTC)


Hello Metalloid, very nice job on the ferredoxin article, I was like yeah baby, this is nice! But then I edited it too some, because the old version did contain something meaningful in laymen's terms that I could instantly grasp - you may want to override some things in my edit because they might be incorrect. I see you have some very nice edits in the biochem area, but please consider laymen like myself when writing these articles. Also I have a question about "In hydroxylating bacterial dioxygenase systems, they serve as intermediate electron-transfer carriers between reductase flavoproteins and oxygenase [2]." What does the [2] stand for? You may want to be more careful with such things ;) It's always nice to have references, if you have any, if it's not all just accumulated in your head.

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Sergent Garcia[edit]

The article had been deleted for the same reason by another editor prior to me for the same reason. It had no independent references to show that it met the Wikipedia:notability (music) guidelines, it said his music is a "new fashion that he defines as salsamuffin." It says his second album " is a success in France", but no evidence, and his third is "judged less flavored by the public and becomes much less popular." There's nothing to support restoration Jimfbleak - talk to me? 07:03, 2 December 2009 (UTC)

I've put the text here for you to work on Jimfbleak - talk to me? 17:51, 2 December 2009 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Arco Iris (samba band)[edit]

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A tag has been placed on Arco Iris (samba band) requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under section A7 of the criteria for speedy deletion, because the article appears to be about a band or musician, but it does not indicate how or why the subject is important or significant: that is, why an article about that subject should be included in an encyclopedia. Under the criteria for speedy deletion, such articles may be deleted at any time. Please see the guidelines for what is generally accepted as notable, as well as our subject-specific notability guideline for musical topics. You may also wish to consider using a Wizard to help you create articles - see the Article Wizard.

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Nomination for deletion of Template:ChEBI[edit]

Ambox warning pn.svgTemplate:ChEBI has been nominated for deletion. You are invited to comment on the discussion at the template's entry on the Templates for discussion page. Thank you. Plastikspork ―Œ(talk) 05:32, 8 June 2010 (UTC)

ArbCom elections are now open![edit]

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