User talk:Philcheevers

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Hello, Philcheevers, and welcome to Wikipedia! Thank you for your contributions. I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are some pages that you might find helpful:

I hope you enjoy editing here and being a Wikipedian! Please sign your messages on discussion pages using four tildes (~~~~); this will automatically insert your username and the date. If you need help, check out Wikipedia:Questions, ask me on my talk page, or ask your question on this page and then place {{helpme}} before the question. Again, welcome! Tomas e (talk) 09:13, 7 July 2009 (UTC)

Some additional advice[edit]

Hello, since the subject (ice wine) you have so far contributed to has been through repeated attempts at inserting commercial "spamlinks", and since a book you wished to link to seems to be written by a Phil Cheevers, there are a couple of Wikipedia guidelines that you might wish to look at. These are the guidelines on corporations, conflicts of interest and WP:SPAM. There is also the essay Wikipedia:Wikipedia is not a wine guide and the draft guideline Wikipedia:Notability (wine topics). And I'm not trying to scare you away from making contributions, just trying to steer you to making contributions that will be acceptable to the Wikipedia community. Regards, Tomas e (talk) 09:13, 7 July 2009 (UTC)

I am Phil Cheevers. Philcheevers (talk) 00:31, 10 July 2009 (UTC) I did write that stuff and it is original content except the parts where I credit others.

Stricken above..inflammatory, and not accurate.

Icewine martini[edit]


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Speedy deletion nomination of Icewine martini[edit]

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Icewine martini[edit]

Hello, my instincts tell me that unless the Icewine martini artile is rewritten fairly quickly to be more encyclopedic, it is going to be put up for deletion. Unreferenced, essay-style text with how-to instructions do not fit into the Wikipedia standard for encyclopedic articles. Please refer to WP:NOT, and specifically WP:NOTHOWTO. Regards, Tomas e (talk) 16:29, 14 July 2009 (UTC)

I'll re-edit it shortly. Thanks. Phil Philcheevers (talk) 20:49, 14 July 2009 (UTC)

I have investigated the above following the User:CorenSearchBot report. The source text currently mentions "free for republishing", which is not directly compatible with the license we require, Creative Commons-Attribution-Sharealike 3.0, which also allows for modifications.
While we took note of your assertions of ownership of the source material, since we do not verify user identities upon account creation, we need to be able to verify that you are indeed the original author. You can do so by following the instructions listed at WP:DCM on donating copyrighted material to Wikipedia.
We understand that the process may seem a bit cumbersome, but we have a strict policy on applying the precautionary principle in regards to potential copyright issues we are made aware of. This is also meant, in the larger sense, to protect you and all other authors of third party materials, since content listed on Wikipedia isn't just open to modification by anyone, it also gets picked up under these same terms by many mirrors.
It is therefore essential that any author donating material takes the full measure of what this donation truly entails.
Please also note that clearing the copyright issue will still leave the other article issues mentioned otherwise to be addressed.
We thank you for your understanding in this. Should you require any further help, you may create a new section here and add {{helpme}} below (note the curly brackets), someone will be along shortly to assist you. Alternatively, you may also leave me a message on my talk page. Best, MLauba (talk) 22:54, 20 July 2009 (UTC)

Heh..I got some work to do! No problem...I'll get it going. I suspect that the reedit will eliminate the copyright requirement, but I'll address both. Philcheevers (talk) 15:00, 23 July 2009 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of Icewine martini[edit]

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The article Icewine martini has been proposed for deletion because of the following concern:

promotional failure of WP:OR and WP:NOT#MANUAL

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Please consider improving the article to address the issues raised. Removing {{dated prod}} will stop the Proposed Deletion process, but other deletion processes exist. The Speedy Deletion process can result in deletion without discussion, and Articles for Deletion allows discussion to reach consensus for deletion. Ironholds (talk) 09:15, 28 September 2009 (UTC)