User talk:MilitaryAviator

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Hi, MilitaryAviator/Cole. As per your request, I've started an article about you at Cole Cherno. You'll probably want to make additions/deletions/changes, and can do this by just clicking "edit this page" at the top of the article. The existing text should give you the basics, and there are also some Help Pages if you get stuck.--Higgs Raccoon 15:58, 22 May 2013 (EDT)

Cleanup tags[edit]

Hi; Removing the Cleanup tags does not actually clean the article itself. These are left in place until an article conforms as closely as possible based to the basic format rules found in the Furry Book of Style. Just an FYI for any and all editors - Spirou 22:17, 8 June 2013 (EDT)

Reference formats[edit]

Here's a response to to your query: First, you don't need to use the exact same two references 12 times everywhere. Yes, A set of multiple to cover birth, state, or fursona is fine and adequate, but beyond the township proper, to the shire of what river, or the ever changing nature of your fursona,' that's a tad overkill (inshore, unless really needful of clarification, anything else is superfluous).

Format of the reference tags proper (in this case, Google+ related ones. Other sites and types may be handled differently):

  • If it's a straight ref link: <ref name="ColeGoogle">[ Cole Cherno's profile] on [[W:Google+|Google+]]. Posted on (date here). Retrieved May 22, 2013'''.'''</ref>
  • If it being a reference that will needs to be quoted elsewhere on the article: <ref name="ColeGoogle">[ Cole Cherno's profile] on [[W:Google+|Google+]]. Posted on (date here). Retrieved May 22, 2013'''.'''</ref>, then add <ref name="ColeGoogle"/> wherever necessary, when, and if needed.

Also, external links inside an article should be converted to external ones:

  • "...he could draw his fursona in a [ detailed form of armor], he..."
  • "...he could draw his fursona in a detailed form of armor,<ref>[ Bravo 24 - by MilitaryAviator] post on [[Fur Affinity]]. Posted April 20, 2013. Retrieved on (date here).</ref> he..."

(Current format style. Not final and subject to future modifications/decisions). Hope this helps - Spirou 17:52, 18 July 2013 (EDT)

Differences between wikilinks and references[edit]

To clarify things: When writing an article, a Wikilink is used to provide a connection to a different article, whilst a Reference is used to prove some statement you are making. For example:

John Smith is an Engineer. He obtained his engineering degree in 2010.[1]


  1. [link to a CV on John Smith's webpages, proving he has obtained an engineering degree]. Retrieved August 16, 2013.

The above shows typical usage of a Wikilink and a Reference.--Higgs Raccoon 13:16, 16 August 2013 (EDT)

Deletion of page inqury[edit]

Hey it's user:MilitaryAviator, just wondering if you could delete for me. I'm in a transition period at the moment, (changing fursona's) so once I finish, I'll make another page. So if you could please delete my cole cherno page, that would be greatly appreciated.-user:MilitaryAviator 18:16 EST, 1 October, 2013

From the POV of WikiFur's curators, it'd be easier and tidier if you decided on your new fursona and then simply rewrote the existing article, which would then be moved if the name has changed as well.--Higgs Raccoon 19:12, 1 October 2013 (EDT)

Deleting page[edit]

Just wondering you you cloud somehow delete my page MilitaryAviator and close my account. I don't use this site too often anymore, so if you could please. -user:MilitaryAviator 17:54 EST, 26 December 2013

I have deleted the article MilitaryAviator and locked it against further changes. If you change your mind, you can ask any curator to unlock and restore the article. I'm not sure if there's a mechanism for deactivating your account. That might be a question best put to GreenReaper.--Higgs Raccoon 18:56, 26 December 2013 (EST)
We don't have a defined procedure to close an account; however, if you are concerned about the presence of personal data, you are welcome to remove it from Special:Preferences. --GreenReaper(talk) 22:13, 26 December 2013 (EST)