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Most newcomers are not familiar with the policies of the Research Wiki. Be respectful when stating policy; refer them to policy pages in a kind manner. Treat them with the respect you would hope to receive if you were new to the Research Wiki as a user or contributor. <br>
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Most newcomers are not familiar with the [[FamilySearch Wiki:policies|policies]] or [[FamilySearch Wiki:Guiding Principles|guiding principles]] of the Research Wiki.
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* Be respectful when stating policy or guidelines.
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* Refer them to the policy or guideline pages in a kind manner.
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* Treat them with the respect you would hope to receive if you were new to the Research Wiki as a user or contributor.
  
Please visit the [[Policy Talk:Be kind to newcomers|Be kind to newcomers Discussion]] page to add comments or suggestions for further development of the policy to be Kind to newcomers.
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Revision as of 16:26, 2 August 2011

Blue check.png This page documents a guideline. It is a generally accepted standard that contributors should attempt to follow, though it is best treated with common sense and the occasional exception.

Any substantive edit to this page should reflect consensus. When in doubt, discuss first on the talk page.


Most newcomers are not familiar with the policies or guiding principles of the Research Wiki.

  • Be respectful when stating policy or guidelines.
  • Refer them to the policy or guideline pages in a kind manner.
  • Treat them with the respect you would hope to receive if you were new to the Research Wiki as a user or contributor.