User talk:Pete142

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Hey there! Welcome to Wikipedia, Pete, I hope you have a fun and productive time on here. In regards to Gyroscope, that would be ace. 11th Airborne Division is going through an A-Class Review at the moment, which is where a group of editors decide whether to give the article the A-Class status, meaning it is a very well written and cited article. It won't take much longer and looks set to pass, so I was hoping that we could hold off writing Gyroscope for a few days, nothing more. Which sources will you be using to write the article piece, out of interest?

Cheers again, and welcome once again Skinny87 (talk) 18:07, 18 July 2008 (UTC)

Operation Gyroscope[edit]

Hey there! No need to apologize, I've been taken over by real-life matters the past week, so no problems there. That source document is brilliant and I'll start incoporating it when I get time. Unfortunately, and I am loathe to have to say this, your own recollections and those of other veterans cannot be used. Wikipedia has a rather strict policy of all sources that are used in articles being reliable and verifiable; whilst primary materials can be used, secondary sources are recommended, and only then when a fact can be verified in multiple sources. I've only been here a few months and I still don't understand it all, but the gist of it can be found at WP:RS in an essay/guideline. I can't say I agree with it all of the time, but I have to admit it's a required evil, especially when you get into areas like the Balkans, Central Europe, War Atrocities and the like.

Thank you very much, however, for your contributions so far, and any work you can do in terms of Gyroscope would be brilliant, as long as its properly cited. My door is always open, as it were, if you have any questions or queries. Skinny87 (talk) 20:06, 23 July 2008 (UTC)

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Decemmber 8 - Wikipedia Loves Libraries Seattle - You're invited
Seattle Public Library
  • Date Saturday, December 8, 2012
  • Time 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Location Seattle Public Library Meeting Room 1 on Level 4, Central Library, 1000 4th Avenue, Seattle WA, 98104
  • Event An editathon on Seattle-related Wikipedia articles with Wikipedia tutorials and Librarian assistance on hand.
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Yours, Maximilianklein (talk) 03:21, 1 December 2012 (UTC)

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