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This thread was archived on 15 October 2010 by Liquidhelium.

Occassionaly on articles I will see references after facts like

Players can smelt it with the Smithing skill at level 15 by using an iron ore on a furnace, granting 12.5 Smithing experience.

And what does it reference you ask? The RuneScape game guide.

I personally think this is quite strange and odd considering we are supposed to provide the information. It would be okay if it was something that might actually be disputed, but referencing simple facts back to the RuneScape game guide is in my opinion unnecessary. I decided to run a Yew Grove thread on it cause I think it's plain unnecessary.

Discussion

NOTE: Support means you want references to the RuneScape game guide and Oppose means you don't.

Oppose except for facts that are very likely to be disputed - As nom. Matt (t) 11:32, September 28, 2010 (UTC)

Support - Why make work in removing these when they aren't hurting anything? It can never hurt to cite your sources. HaloTalk 12:42, September 28, 2010 (UTC)

Support - Yay, let's become an encyclopedia! ajr 13:00, September 28, 2010 (UTC)

Support - What's wrong with having sources? bad_fetustalk 17:07, September 28, 2010 (UTC)

Support - Per the smokers and noobs above.   Swizz Talk   Events!   17:33, September 28, 2010 (UTC)

You forgot to add pwnage overruler who is me bad_fetustalk 17:37, September 28, 2010 (UTC)

Neutral - While they may be unnecessary, it's always good to show where the facts are coming from. I don't see how having them would be a problem. --Callofduty4 18:00, September 28, 2010 (UTC)

Support - It really doesn't matter where the sources come from, as long as they're reputable sources. --LiquidTalk 21:49, September 28, 2010 (UTC)

Support - Citations are very underused here on the Wiki. They are something we should be encouraging. So long as we aren't putting twenty citations after every sentence, they can only contribute to an article's quality. Quest.png Morian Smith Saradomin crozier.png 23:44, September 28, 2010 (UTC)

Support - Per historical genius. 222 talk 23:49, September 28, 2010 (UTC)

{{closure|Discussion is dead}} svco4bY.png3Gf5N2F.png 00:37, October 15, 2010 (UTC)

Closed - The game guide may continue to be referenced. --LiquidTalk 00:53, October 15, 2010 (UTC)