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[edit] The Perpose of perpose

Hello Markis. Twice in as many days, you made a page containing only "The Silmarillion is a book that most people dont know the perpose. That is what I'm going to find out."

The first one, %U, was deleted because it had a bad name for a mainspace article, and I was fairly lenient because it was your first edit; it could have been an honest mistake.

The second one, Silmarillion.com, was not. This page was deliberately created by you; it had no links to it. While we do have articles on various web sites, those are actual sites. Silmarillion.com is a redirect site owned and run by the Tolkien Estate. You, as far as I'm aware, are neither affiliated nor endorsed by the Estate, and cannot talk for its sake.

As for the message itself, there are several problems with it.

The Silmarillion is a book that most people dont know the perpose.

It contains one spelling error, one grammatical error, and one typographical. And an unsourced weasel word. Who are most people? And for that matter, what "perpose" is it they do not know?

That is what I'm going to find out.

As a general rule on most wiki's, and this one included, the first person should be avoided on all namespaces. We do allow original research, but sufficient secondary research has been put into The Silmarillion; there is no need to reinvent the wheel.

Let this count as an official warning. If you create another article whose only message is your dream of writing, I'm going to have to ban you for vandalism. If you want to write an essay, you're free to do so. If you need help, feel free to ask. -- Ederchil (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 21:25, 2 June 2009 (UTC)