User talk:Taikah

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Welcome!

Hello, Taikah, 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! - Arjuno (talk 12:58, 12 March 2010 (UTC)


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Keeping dead links[edit]

Hi, I reverted your deletions of 2 citations in the 2010 Haiti earthquake article. Please see the guidelines with regard to keeping dead links in references. Also, when making edits in an article, please include an edit summary, briefly explaining what you changed and your motive for applying the changes. Thanks - Arjuno (talk 12:58, 12 March 2010 (UTC)

Yes, you seem to be correct that the contents of the article referred to does not seem related. However, instead of just deleting the incorrect citations, and leave part of the article unreferenced, it is preferable to search for the correct reference and replace the incorrect ones. In this case the correct ICRC reference appears to be: Haiti earthquake: reaching victims outside the capital. Could you take care of correcting the reference? If you do, please use the "Edit summary" field to explain to others why these references needed to be replaced (something like "Replacing incorrect references" should do). Thanks! Arjuno (talk 11:54, 16 March 2010 (UTC)