Welcome to Wikipedia

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"Welcome to Wikipedia" is a greeting often given to new users at Wikipedia. In debates in which sockpuppetry or meatpuppetry suspected, a non-confrontational way of bringing to everyone's attention that a commenter's account was recently created is to post a response that begins with "Hello, [User], welcome to Wikipedia."