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I'm not quite sure what you were trying to do with your user page, but since it seemed to be in an endless redirect I've blanked it for now. If you have any questions feel free to discuss in the Wikitravel:Travelers' pub or on my talk page. Welcome! -- Ryan 22:06, 28 March 2006 (EST)
 User pages
You're pretty much welcome to do whatever you want on a user page - the Wikitravel:External links policy only applies to articles, although should spammers start abusing that I'm sure we'd make a change. As to Wikipedia links, see Wikitravel:Links to Wikipedia. You can either do a [[WikiPedia:User:Nickj]], which would make a link appear in the left nav, or do a [[:WikiPedia:User:Nickj]], which makes a link appear on the screen. Or do both, we're all good about that stuff. Again, welcome! -- Ryan 23:29, 28 March 2006 (EST)