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The NES Wiki - Get Wiki With It

Discussion in 'Never Ending Stories' started by Symphony D., Dec 25, 2006.

  1. Symphony D.

    Symphony D. Chieftain

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    Retroactive deletion.
     
  2. Symphony D.

    Symphony D. Chieftain

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  3. Insane_Panda

    Insane_Panda Chieftain

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    I can help with the Engineering Team. I am moderately comfortable with the format and editing. I'd probably be more helpful in the creation/editing/deletion of articles, however.

    I suggest that you be appointed the Wiki Administrator.
     
  4. Reno

    Reno The Studio Ghibli Fanatic

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    Hopefully all discussion on the wikipage moves here, since the old thread was slightly unorganized.

    I'll ask for a link of this thread to be added to the Notice Board.

    I also second Symphony for the Wiki Administrator.
     
  5. Insane_Panda

    Insane_Panda Chieftain

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    As for the title of NES articles, I suggest that it be done in a standardized manner. No offense, but some of the NES titles are slightly sloppy, and standardizing it along the lines of NES - NESname would be good.
     
  6. North King

    North King blech

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    I prefer NES: NES name, because that's how the vast majority of NESes do it anyway.
     
  7. jalapeno_dude

    jalapeno_dude AKA Panda Judo Eel

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    Agreed. I also propose that numbers in titles use Roman numerals (I, II, III...), since IMO it looks better that way.
     
  8. North King

    North King blech

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    Hmm... why not let the people who named their NESes decide the format for their NES name? I certainly do not want to see mine called NIIIS. :p
     
  9. Gelion

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    Are you discussing how to name a NES article? If yes I think name with the mod in brackets is the best option.

    On the side note this is possibly our best chance to make a directory of NESes and plus these could be categorized. I'll continue to work on the Guide and a few minor things.
     
  10. Lord_Iggy

    Lord_Iggy Tsesk'ihe

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    Delete the contribution list on the Main Page- That can go.
    Rework the Main Page- Definitely. Current events can be major things around the NES world, like new NESes, status of major NESes, etc.
    Rework the Community Portal- I don't really know how this would work, as I am not skilled with wikis.
    Begin Formation of an "Engineering Team"- I'm quite busy right now, but I may join later.
    Begin Categorization of Information- Good thinking.
    Delete the NESer page, establish a NESer Category page- Agreed.
    Delete the NES types articles, recombine them under the NESing article- I don't care one way or another.
    Decide on format for entering NES titles- Howabout the name they have on thread? But I'm fine with any format.
    Appoint Wiki Administrator- I don't think this is necessary yet, but when it is I vote Sym.
     
  11. Thlayli

    Thlayli Le Pétit Prince

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    A small note, it would probably be a good idea to link the wiki to the front page of this thread.

    With that said, I'll be happy to continue my current job as a sporadic editor and article writer.
     
  12. Symphony D.

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  13. Sheep

    Sheep Orange Shrooms!

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    Wasnt the previous thread good enough?
     
  14. Symphony D.

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    In a word: no. Its purpose in debating the creation of a Wiki was also concluded.
     
  15. tossi

    tossi Der kleine Prinz

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    Delete the contribution list on the Main Page- Away!
    Rework the Main Page-
    Main page should be made into a portal, but since we are lacking content so far this aint a priority.
    Rework the Community Portal- dunno
    Begin Formation of an "Engineering Team"-
    somebody has to do it, but I'm not 100% what exactly their job will be. Content is more important so far.
    Begin Categorization of Information- needed. I suggest a major divison like: Primary informaton (Nesers, etcs) and Secondary ( Guides)
    Delete the NESer page, establish a NESer Category page- agreed
    Delete the NES types articles, recombine them under the NESing article- agreed
    Decide on format for entering NES titles- >Mod - Official title<
    Appoint Wiki Administrator- IMHO not necessary for such a small community


    EDIT: Post 2500! Celebration!
     
  16. Symphony D.

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  17. tossi

    tossi Der kleine Prinz

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    Then we must atleast brainstorm about what kind of articles will populate our wiki in the future.

    As I already hinted, I'm thinking about a major division:

    1. Primary information (NESers, NESes)
    2. Secondary information: ( Guides)

    Additionally Dachspmg at one point proposed writing about the Tactics of Byzantinum. This could be a tertiary category.
     
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  19. LightFang

    LightFang "I'm the hero!"

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    I am totally one of those Editor Minor guys, seriously, 'cause the only article I ever wrote was that IRC Channel one. And also, I got pretty miffed when my stuff on the front page was changed to something grammatically incorrect DX
     
  20. Thlayli

    Thlayli Le Pétit Prince

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    I'll take Editor Minor, with a probable move to Editor Major once the infrastructure of the Wiki's up and running.

    All I need is someone to tell me what to do, and I'll do it.
     

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