User talk:Spetsnaz

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Hi there, Spetsnaz, and welcome to WikiFur! I noticed there appears to be a disagreement between you and some of our other contributors about your edits to Agahnim. I would suggest that you lay out your proposed edits and the reasons behind them with references on the appropriate discussion page. If you work with them to improve the article, and provide actual references backing up what you say (see the appropriate section of our style guide) you may find that you get further with the edits that you seek to make (note that adding little tidbits like ". . . and possible undiagnosed personality disorders" are likely to be part of the problem).

Let me know if you need any help not already provided. :-) --GreenReaper(talk) 23:46, 14 July 2006 (UTC)

Agahnim Section[edit]

Spetsnaz here. The article "Agahnim" contains a litany of errors and statements that have no basis in reality which is why changes were made. You write about providing references, though I note that the article as is written does not do this so I would appreciate an explanation as to this apparent double standard. I have known of this Agahnim character IRL for some time and am keenly aware of his IRL issues. Did you know, for example, he is under an anti-trespass order in at least one state and is currently stalking an ex both online and IRL? I look forward to your response.

I suggested that you provide references for the contested sections as without them, it is just your word against that of other editors. While this might be OK if you represented it as "person X says this, while person Y said that" you are not doing that - you are replacing their views with yours. If you want to make definitive statements and remove those that have been made that you can show to be inaccurate, references are the best way to go, because that means we don't have to just take your word for it - we can check for ourselves.
If you do not believe certain statements to be accurate, but cannot prove it, then you should change it so that it talks about assertions of specific people rather than stating the positions as facts, or move them to the talk page for further debate.
Regarding the anti-trespass/stalking charges, I suggest that if you do wish to add these to the article then again you should provide detailed references that can be checked by others, as it is rather a serious accusation. --GreenReaper(talk) 21:42, 15 July 2006 (UTC)