(I have made the additions to Wikipedia that I thought it needed. Therefore I am infrequently logged in and (therefore) I infrequently check my talk page. If you leave a message, it may be a great period of time before I read it.)
I guess this is my "talk" page.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Thanks for your help editing Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. Your last edit summary on that article was a little raw though. Please see WP:COOL, and remember that you'll get a lot more support from other editors if you remain as polite and reasonable as usual. Thanks again, YrPolishUncle (talk) 22:04, 26 June 2008 (UTC)
1. Great job creating the article. 2. Thanks for the heads up. 3. How did you notice my userpage mentioned him?
"Gavin needs to learn how to read"
Exactly how did that comment help? Gavin Scott (talk) 22:54, 3 August 2008 (UTC)
- Well, I'm not sure. And I'm not sure its worth figuring out, because I am not convinced that all edit summaries have to "help." If that were the case, it "helped" in at least a couple senses: (1) it expressed my strong disagreement with the edit I had undone, you had re-done, and then I had re-un-done; (2) it served as an indication that, following your edit summary, I read the article to which you directed me and found that it did not support the assertion; (3) it generally lets people know that I am not a nice guy.theloavesandthevicious (talk) 23:11, 3 August 2008 (UTC)
- Well, that being the case I will allow the collective editors of the Pope article discuss the change. Gavin Scott (talk) 23:14, 3 August 2008 (UTC)
Ah thats fine, I wasn't aware that was the intention of the footnote. (You do have it in < ref > code though. Gavin Scott (talk) 00:00, 4 August 2008 (UTC)
Hi there, I have no problem with 'robust opinions', or arguing for your point of view. However, any communication with other editors must remain civil. In particular, name calling and a judgemental tone are not conducive to a collaborative editing environment. Thanks Kbthompson (talk) 09:04, 8 September 2008 (UTC)
- I am not 'telling you what to do', your contributions here are welcome, but must remain within the bounds of wikipedia policy on civility. Recent edits, such as this edit are more than sufficient grounds to block you. Please consider your affect before making such inflammatory statements, patience with others is a real mark of moral superiority. This is a community - with few rules - but that's one of them. Kbthompson (talk) 15:45, 8 September 2008 (UTC)
Reference citation in the Benedict Viviano article
Greetings. I am the author of the article on Benedict T. Viviano. I'm writing this because it appears you are the user responsible for appending a notice about insufficient references atop the article.
If this is the case, I wanted to let you know that I've included some references to the article, but want to know if they are sufficient to have the reference note removed. If not, and if you're indeed the person responsible, can you guide me as to what I need to do to meet the criteria.
The pages regarding how to reference articles are fairly daunting, so I'm trying this approach first.
I don't know if it violates policy, but if you wish, you can email me at [email protected], at least to let me know you've responded on the talk pages.
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