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Well, the names (Formenor, Eastland, Enegaer, etc.) are from a book called "Tolkien's World" (or something simmilar). I also used Google and found a map that ''also'' uses those names and concluded that they must be official, but just uncommon, since I couldn't find them here.
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::Well, the names (Formenor, Eastland, Enegaer, etc.) are from a book called "Tolkien's World" (or something simmilar). I also used Google and found a map that ''also'' uses those names and concluded that they must be official, but just uncommon, since I couldn't find them here.
  
I then edited one or two pages and created one or two of my own. I assumed (kinda stupid of me) that the edits and such would be sent to a moderator for revition before being added to the Wiki for authentisity's sake (sorry. I don't spell very well), but was obviously mistaken.
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::I then edited one or two pages and created one or two of my own. I assumed (kinda stupid of me) that the edits and such would be sent to a moderator for revition before being added to the Wiki for authentisity's sake (sorry. I don't spell very well), but was obviously mistaken.
  
I posted on your "talk page". Do you think my sources are reliable?
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::I posted on your "talk page". Do you think my sources are reliable?

Latest revision as of 18:32, 29 March 2010

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  • How does one reply/send messages to a user?


Hi. I'm new here and I've just recieved a message. I can open and read it just fine, but I don't have the faintest idea how to reply to it. I then decided to send my reply via a message to the user (moderator - to be precise), but I could not find any link to send to him/her a message.

I am used to forums that have "PM" (private massage) and "Reply" buttons, so I am completely lost here.

Please help. Unsigned comment by Explorer of Arda (talk • contribs).

There's no such thing as a Private Message on a wiki - all messages are visible for everyone on the "User talk" page.
  • To go to your own User talk page: see the "Personal Tools" at the bottom left menu? Click "My talk". To reply, click "edit" at the top, and reply underneath the message.
  • Alternatively, you can reply on the other guy's User talk page. It's handier if you want a quick response (people get a big orange banner on top) but it's not really useful for archiving as it leaves you with two halves of a conversation.
  • Or, just reply here. Where do the names come from? -- Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 16:53, 29 March 2010 (UTC)
Thanks! ^^
Well, the names (Formenor, Eastland, Enegaer, etc.) are from a book called "Tolkien's World" (or something simmilar). I also used Google and found a map that also uses those names and concluded that they must be official, but just uncommon, since I couldn't find them here.
I then edited one or two pages and created one or two of my own. I assumed (kinda stupid of me) that the edits and such would be sent to a moderator for revition before being added to the Wiki for authentisity's sake (sorry. I don't spell very well), but was obviously mistaken.
I posted on your "talk page". Do you think my sources are reliable?