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Again, welcome! [[User:Ckwahlquist|Kara]] 19:20, 23 June 2010 (UTC)
 
 
 
== Underlined text and wiki-signiture  ==
 
 
 
For the underlined text you mentioned for [[Alabama Birth, Marriage, and Death Records]]. There was one phrase "do not list the name of the child", that was underlined. Looking at the wikitext it looks like the intention was just to underline the ''do not'', so that is what I have done.
 
 
 
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Could you go to the wiki feedback forum and give your opinion as to what tool(s) we should choose to communicate? The thread where we will discuss this is [http://forums.familysearch.org/showthread.php?p=3470#post3470 Which tools for wikiproject contributors to communicate?] [[User:RitcheyMT|Ritcheymt]] 16:24, 16 October 2009 (UTC)
 
 
 
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Kara aka [[User:Ckwahlquist|CK Whipple]] 12:24, 7 November 2009 (UTC)
 
 
 
::Thanks for keeping this discussion off of the forums. Charlene [[User:Pipkincm|Genguide]] 02:14, 9 November 2009 (UTC
 
 
 
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== Forum message  ==
 
 
 
I am not sure if you saw my forum message or not. I know you said you do not get there very often, but I was a little unsure about a couple of things you requested. Also, you should have got an e-mail alerting you to my reply. Has the problem been taken care of? [[User:Thomas Lerman|Thomas Lerman]] 15:05, 18 November 2009 (UTC)
 
 
 
:Posted another two. [[User:Thomas Lerman|Thomas Lerman]] 06:55, 20 November 2009 (UTC)
 
 
 
== Community Center  ==
 
 
 
Hello CK Whipple, I hope you do not mind . . . I saw the new [[Community Center]] and saw some minor formatting issues. I went into Wikitext and did some cleanup so it looks a bit better. I also did some other minor cleanup. I am not 100% sure of the direction you are going with that page. If you would like me to help you with more, please let me know.&nbsp; Oh yes, I also some some of the links to anchors (headings) on articles need to be updated. I was going to do that, but got distracted. [[User:Thomas Lerman|Thomas Lerman]] 17:50, 10 December 2009 (UTC)
 
 
 
== Weigh in on FamilySearch Wiki talk:Naming a Project?  ==
 
 
 
Project pages are getting hard to find because people are putting them in multiple namespaces and using all kinds of naming conventions. Would you mind weighing in on [[FamilySearch Wiki talk:Naming a Project|FamilySearch Wiki talk:Naming a Project]]? Thanks! [[User:RitcheyMT|Ritcheymt]] 00:08, 15 December 2009 (UTC)
 
 
 
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:Hi Kara, I have converted the welcome message that you have put together into a template {{tl|Welcome}}. To use it, type <nowiki>{{subst:Welcome}}</nowiki> on a users talk page. --[[User:Cottrells|Steve]] 15:15, 5 January 2010 (UTC)
 
 
 
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Again, welcome! [[User:Ckwahlquist|CK Whipple]] 00:00, 5 January 2010 (UTC)
 
 
 
== Please vote on search result title link color<br>  ==
 
 
 
Some users have reported that the red color of the article title links in search results are confusing because in a Mediawiki site, a red link means a link to a page that has no content. There is a poll on the forums as to whether to make the links blue instead, which would also conform to what Google and Bing do. Please [http://forums.familysearch.org/en/showthread.php?p=6064#poststop read the thread/explanation and vote]. [[User:RitcheyMT|RitcheyMT]] 16:17, 24 January 2010 (UTC)<br>
 
 
 
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Thanks for putting up that meeting. I know how you can record it for an archive, I use it for some other things. It's called 'Ask and Record Toolbar', and it will record Skype conversations. Google for it, and install it, then when the meeting is ready, hit the 'Record Audio' button, and stop it at the end.
 
 
 
You might want to test it with someone while using Skype first to be sure there are no glitches. [[User:JamesAnderson|JamesAnderson]] 20:00, 16 February 2010 (UTC)
 
 
 
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Again, welcome! [[User:Ckwahlquist|Kara]] 19:34, 23 June 2010 (UTC) <br>
 
 
 
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== Reviewer role?  ==
 
== Reviewer role?  ==
  
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I have been tasked to create a new page for the Orange (Calif) Large Multi-Stake FHC. The rather vague instructions were to use Riverton's page as a template. I have created a prototype page, not ready for publication, and I was wondering if there's an appropriate method of having it checked by a reviewer?  
 
I have been tasked to create a new page for the Orange (Calif) Large Multi-Stake FHC. The rather vague instructions were to use Riverton's page as a template. I have created a prototype page, not ready for publication, and I was wondering if there's an appropriate method of having it checked by a reviewer?  
  
I've been trying to digest the style and other articles on how things are to be done, but I'm still a newbie. I don't have audio available, so tutorial videos are not useful. Do you have suggestions about forums, discussions or other sources I may join or monitor to continue to learn? [[User:Jimmyk418|Jimmyk418]] 18:21, 29 July 2010 (UTC)  
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I've been trying to digest the style and other articles on how things are to be done, but I'm still a newbie. I don't have audio available, so tutorial videos are not useful. Do you have suggestions about forums, discussions or other sources I may join or monitor to continue to learn? [[User:Jimmyk418|Jimmyk418]] 18:21, 29 July 2010 (UTC)&nbsp;
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== Quick Note of Appreciation  ==
 
== Quick Note of Appreciation  ==
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The FamilySearch Records Team<br>User:HoranDM<br>User:LakeCL <br>User:ginabegin  
 
The FamilySearch Records Team<br>User:HoranDM<br>User:LakeCL <br>User:ginabegin  
  
<br> [[User:Ginabegin|Ginabegin]] 20:05, 12 August 2010 (UTC)
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== Moderator/Adopter issues coming to a vote  ==
 
== Moderator/Adopter issues coming to a vote  ==
  
 
As you probably already know, FamilySearch launched an [[Help:Adopt-a-page|Adopt-a-Page program]] at the Federation of Genealogical Societies conference over the summer. Many groups are signing up to adopt a page. We need your help in order to resolve some important questions&nbsp;about the relative roles that [[FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator|Moderators]] and Adopters ought to play and how they can work together. These questions and discussions are on the new&nbsp;[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/forumdisplay.php?f=81 FamilySearch Wiki Contributors' Corner forum]. We are going to hold a vote on these issues by year's end, and the resolutions will change the roles Moderators and Adopters play, so please [http://forums.familysearch.org/en/forumdisplay.php?f=81 visit the forum]&nbsp;and add your thoughts. Thanks! [[User:RitcheyMT|RitcheyMT]] 17:42, 19 December 2010 (UTC)
 
As you probably already know, FamilySearch launched an [[Help:Adopt-a-page|Adopt-a-Page program]] at the Federation of Genealogical Societies conference over the summer. Many groups are signing up to adopt a page. We need your help in order to resolve some important questions&nbsp;about the relative roles that [[FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator|Moderators]] and Adopters ought to play and how they can work together. These questions and discussions are on the new&nbsp;[http://forums.familysearch.org/en/forumdisplay.php?f=81 FamilySearch Wiki Contributors' Corner forum]. We are going to hold a vote on these issues by year's end, and the resolutions will change the roles Moderators and Adopters play, so please [http://forums.familysearch.org/en/forumdisplay.php?f=81 visit the forum]&nbsp;and add your thoughts. Thanks! [[User:RitcheyMT|RitcheyMT]] 17:42, 19 December 2010 (UTC)

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Reviewer role?

Kara, thanks for the Welcome.

Although I have been editing the Orange County, California, page for a year, yours is the first communication from the powers that be. :-)

I have been tasked to create a new page for the Orange (Calif) Large Multi-Stake FHC. The rather vague instructions were to use Riverton's page as a template. I have created a prototype page, not ready for publication, and I was wondering if there's an appropriate method of having it checked by a reviewer?

I've been trying to digest the style and other articles on how things are to be done, but I'm still a newbie. I don't have audio available, so tutorial videos are not useful. Do you have suggestions about forums, discussions or other sources I may join or monitor to continue to learn? Jimmyk418 18:21, 29 July 2010 (UTC) 

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Quick Note of Appreciation

We wanted to send out a quick letter of appreciation for all your hard work and dedication in getting the FamilySearch Records project off the ground. The information you provide is invaluable to those users who are searching out further information about collections in FamilySearch; it helps them make a deeper connection with their research, especially when it has to do with their own ancestry. It’s your contributions that are keeping the project rolling forward. Thank you.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. We’d love to hear from you and help you out in any way we can.

Sincerely,

The FamilySearch Records Team
User:HoranDM
User:LakeCL
User:ginabegin


Ginabegin 20:05, 12 August 2010 (UTC)

Moderator/Adopter issues coming to a vote

As you probably already know, FamilySearch launched an Adopt-a-Page program at the Federation of Genealogical Societies conference over the summer. Many groups are signing up to adopt a page. We need your help in order to resolve some important questions about the relative roles that Moderators and Adopters ought to play and how they can work together. These questions and discussions are on the new FamilySearch Wiki Contributors' Corner forum. We are going to hold a vote on these issues by year's end, and the resolutions will change the roles Moderators and Adopters play, so please visit the forum and add your thoughts. Thanks! RitcheyMT 17:42, 19 December 2010 (UTC)