User talk:KDP3

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Welcome[edit]

KDP3, welcome to Wikinews! I hope you like the place and decide to stay. Here are a few good links for newcomers:

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By the way, you can sign your name on Talk pages using four tildes (~~~~), which produces your name and the current date. If you have any questions, you can ask them at the water cooler or to anyone on the Welcommittee, or ask me on my Talk page. Again, welcome! Anonymous101talk 07:37, 10 August 2008 (UTC)



Welcome[edit]

Welcome to Wikinews!

A nice cup of coffee for while you get started

Getting a head start as a Wikinews contributor

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As you get more involved you will want to look into the key policies for the project and other discussions you can participate in, so keep this message on your collaboration page and refer to the other links in it if you have problems or want to learn more.

 

 

 

 

 
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-- Danger^Mouse (talk) 11:52, 6 November 2008 (UTC)

User page vandal[edit]

I've warned the IP who vandalised your user page. If he continues to be disruptive, please report him at the administrator noticeboard. Cheers. Tempodivalse [talk] 19:44, 13 June 2009 (UTC)

Comments[edit]

I thought you would have known that we almost never delete user comments. Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 21:16, 5 September 2009 (UTC)

Comments #2[edit]

I've replied to you here. Gopher65talk 03:27, 17 April 2010 (UTC)