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Thank you for your contributions to Wikipedia. When you make a change to an article, please provide an edit summary, which you forgot to do before saving your recent edit to Epic of Gilgamesh. Doing so helps everyone to understand the intention of your edit. It is also helpful to users reading the edit history of the page. Thank you. Drmies (talk) 04:37, 3 March 2010 (UTC)
Your edit to Gilgamesh flood myth
I reverted your paragraph of alternative viewpoint to the article as it lacked attribution and read like original research. Please get a source for your addition before you add it again. Thanks, Auntie E. (talk) 22:42, 27 May 2010 (UTC)
Welcome to Wikipedia. We welcome and appreciate your contributions, including your edits to Noah's Ark, but we cannot accept original research. Original research also encompasses novel, unpublished syntheses of previously published material. Please be prepared to cite a reliable source for all of your information. Thank you. Jesstalk|edits 04:23, 17 September 2010 (UTC)
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