User talk:RippleSax

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Signature[edit]

For some reason you're signing your comments as User:seagate85 (the name of a non-existent user), when your username is User:Bo85. If you're trying to change your username, you should take a look at WP:RENAME for the proper way to do it. Let me know if you have any questions. --McGeddon (talk) 22:40, 19 November 2015 (UTC)

Thank you. I'd like to change my name to segateups. See discussion about Practical aspects of the electrical resistance as a part of the electrical network
Okay, just follow the steps at WP:CHU/SIMPLE. --McGeddon (talk) 23:17, 19 November 2015 (UTC)
Seagate UPS is the name of a product. That is not such a great choice and is technically in breach of our username policy. SpinningSpark 21:50, 21 November 2015 (UTC)

Your posts at Electrical resistance talk page[edit]

It is not good practice to keep fiddling with the same post over a period a week. People will already have read it and don't want to see it repeatedly come up in their watchlists. If you have something new to say, start a new paragraph, otherwise leave it alone. SpinningSpark 21:50, 21 November 2015 (UTC)

Recent addition of links and references[edit]

Hi RippleSax, thank you for your recent edits and contributions to Wikipedia. I noticed you've been adding links and references to articles recently, and I wanted to make you aware of some Wikipedia guidelines.

  • Inline citations – The primary purpose of adding references to content is to associate a given bit of material in an article with the specific reliable source(s) that support the material. References shouldn't be used to provide links to related topics or "help" pages. For instance, the links you added to the Spamming article seemed to provide an advice or "see also" purpose, rather than providing support for the text as currently written in the article. It may be appropriate to include information about the Do Not Call Registry in the spamming article, but this information would need to be limited to an encyclopedic description of the registry, rather than advice for dealing with spam. Please see WP:NOTGUIDE for more information.
  • Overlinking – Wikipedia's style guidelines indicate that having too many links in an article can be detrimental to reader understanding; thus, it's important to limit the terms that are linked to only those necessary. Some general rules to avoid over-linking: 1) an article should not link back to itself, 2) a given wiki-link should only appear in an article once, and 3) terms that are commonly understood in context do not need to be linked.

Once again, thank you for your contributions. I did find many of the links you added helpful and relevant, but I have removed some of the ones I thought were incorrect or unneeded. Please reply here or on my talk page if you have questions or think I have made a mistake. Here's to creating a better Wikipedia together! —Laoris (talk) 20:17, 18 January 2016 (UTC)

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