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19th Jul '17 3:21:10 PM BURGINABC
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For more detailed information on this wiki's markup syntax, see Administrivia/TextFormattingRules. The Administrivia/PageTemplates may also be of use.

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For more detailed information on this wiki's markup syntax, see Administrivia/TextFormattingRules. The

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19th Jul '17 3:19:50 PM BURGINABC
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For information on editing example lists, which is where most of the action happens, see the guidelines listed in Administrivia/HowToWriteAnExample. For more detailed information on this wiki's markup syntax, see Administrivia/TextFormattingRules. The Administrivia/PageTemplates may also be of use. For even more information helpful to editors, see [[{{Administrivia}} the index of the Administrivia namespace]] which contains many articles about rules and/or guidelines for specific situations and other relevant topics.

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For information on editing example lists, which is where most of the action happens, see the guidelines listed in Administrivia/HowToWriteAnExample.

For more detailed information on this wiki's markup syntax, see Administrivia/TextFormattingRules. The Administrivia/PageTemplates may also be of use.

For even more information helpful to editors, see [[{{Administrivia}} the index of the Administrivia namespace]] which contains many articles about rules and/or guidelines for specific situations and other relevant topics.
19th Jul '17 3:18:57 PM BURGINABC
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For information on editing example lists, which is where most of the action happens, see the guidelines listed in Administrivia/HowToWriteAnExample. For more detailed information on this wiki's markup syntax, see Administrivia/TextFormattingRules. The Administrivia/PageTemplates will also be of use. For even more information helpful to editors, see [[{{Administrivia}} the index of the Administrivia namespace]] which contains many articles about rules and/or guidelines for specific situations and other relevant topics.

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For information on editing example lists, which is where most of the action happens, see the guidelines listed in Administrivia/HowToWriteAnExample. For more detailed information on this wiki's markup syntax, see Administrivia/TextFormattingRules. The Administrivia/PageTemplates will may also be of use. For even more information helpful to editors, see [[{{Administrivia}} the index of the Administrivia namespace]] which contains many articles about rules and/or guidelines for specific situations and other relevant topics.
19th Jul '17 3:18:12 PM BURGINABC
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Not sure how to write for wiki? The Administrivia/HowToWriteAnExample guide describes wiki writing conventions.

If you go to edit a page and change your mind, just press "cancel edit."

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\nNot sure how to write for wiki? The Administrivia/HowToWriteAnExample guide describes wiki writing conventions.\n\n* If you go to edit a page and change your mind, just press "cancel edit."
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For information on editing example lists, which is where most of the action happens, see the guidelines listed in Administrivia/HowToWriteAnExample. For more detailed information on this wiki's markup syntax, see Administrivia/TextFormattingRules. The Administrivia/PageTemplates will also be of use. For even more information helpful to editors, see [[{{Administrivia}} the index of the Administrivia namespace]] which contains many articles about rules and/or guidelines for specific situations and other relevant topics.
18th Jun '17 7:43:09 PM Ize
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* To just plain start a new page: The quickest way is it to add a WikiWord for it in WikiSandbox. However, if it's a {{trope}} page you want to create, the '''best''' way is to post your proposed page in YouKnowThatThingWhere. You don't have to do this, but you're less likely to create a page that lacks sticking power or duplicates an existing page. If you're starting a new work page, make sure to put in in the proper Administrivia/{{Namespace}}.

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* To just plain start a new page: The quickest way is it to add a WikiWord for it in WikiSandbox. However, if it's a {{trope}} page you want to create, the '''best''' way is to post your proposed page in YouKnowThatThingWhere.the TropeLaunchPad. You don't have to do this, but you're less likely to create a page that lacks sticking power or duplicates an existing page. If you're starting a new work page, make sure to put in in the proper Administrivia/{{Namespace}}.
29th Jan '16 2:46:40 PM SolipSchism
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* Use the '''Edit Summary''' box to [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin briefly summarize your edit]] if there is the slightest chance that anyone might question it -- try to err on the side of including a summary. This helps stop {{edit war}}s ''before'' they start.

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* Use the '''Edit Summary''' box to [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin briefly summarize your edit]] if there is the slightest chance that anyone might question it -- try to err on the side of including a summary. This helps stop {{edit Administrivia/{{edit war}}s ''before'' they start.
31st Jul '14 9:39:09 PM pittsburghmuggle
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* If you go to edit a page and it is "'''checked out by [{{Troper}}] until [time]'''" then that means someone else is editing the article -only one editor is allowed at a time per page. Most pages don't have this problem, but this is very common when a movie/book/TV show has just been released. There are, however, things you ''can'' do as you wait for the edit lock to be lifted - you can:

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* If you go to edit a page and it is "'''checked out by [{{Troper}}] until [time]'''" then that means someone else is editing the article -only one editor is allowed at a time per page. page - that's why there's a 20-minute timer when you are editing. Most pages don't have this problem, but this is very common when a movie/book/TV show has just been released. There are, however, things you ''can'' do as you wait for the edit lock to be lifted - you can:
2nd Feb '14 3:43:09 PM therealjackieboy
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24th Nov '13 9:27:02 AM pittsburghmuggle
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* If you go to edit a page and it is "'''checked out by [{{Troper}}] until [time]'''" then that means someone else is editing the article -only one editor is allowed at a time per page, and this is very common when a movie/book/TV show has just been released. There are things you ''can'' do as you wait for the edit lock to be lifted - you can:

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* If you go to edit a page and it is "'''checked out by [{{Troper}}] until [time]'''" then that means someone else is editing the article -only one editor is allowed at a time per page, and page. Most pages don't have this problem, but this is very common when a movie/book/TV show has just been released. There are are, however, things you ''can'' do as you wait for the edit lock to be lifted - you can:
24th Nov '13 9:23:40 AM pittsburghmuggle
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* If you go to edit a page and it is "checked out by '{{Troper}}'" then that means someone else is editing the article -only one editor is allowed at a time per page, and this is very common when a movie/book/TV show has just been released. There are things you ''can'' do as you wait for the edit lock to be lifted - you can:

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* If you go to edit a page and it is "checked "'''checked out by '{{Troper}}'" [{{Troper}}] until [time]'''" then that means someone else is editing the article -only one editor is allowed at a time per page, and this is very common when a movie/book/TV show has just been released. There are things you ''can'' do as you wait for the edit lock to be lifted - you can:
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